A quick and interesting look.
The Book of Revelation tends to scare people. Many think of it in terms of end times, destruction, of horrible beasts, unsightly events and of personal tragedy. But the Book of Revelation is a book about overcoming. It written to encourage all to overcome the lust and sin of this world. Jesus makes this point clear in the second and third chapters of Revelation when He addresses each of the seven churches by saying, “to he/him that overcometh” and then lists off the benefits to be gained for those that do.
To overcome this world requires patience, a lifetime of patience and endurance. This patience and endurance is generated and sustained by our absolute faith in Jesus Christ.
“Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus” (Revelation 14:12).
The “patience of the…
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