Jerusalem, Rome, Revelation – John’s Apocalypse Written Before 70 A.D.

268) Rev. 21:2.

269) Rev. 21:3-4.

270) Rev. 21:7-8 cf. 12:17 & 14:12.

271) Rev. 21:12-14.

272) Rev. 21:11,14,22f cf. Acts 4:8-12 & I Pet. 2:1f.    273) Rev. 21:11 to 22:2.

274) Rev. 21:24-26 cf. nn. 236-37 above.       275)  Gen. 17:1-14f.                                         276) Matt. 28:19.

277) Rev. 22:7 cf. 1:3.

278) Rev. 21:23 to 22:4,8 cf. 1:19.

279) Rev. 22:16 cf. 2:1,7 etc.

280) Rev. 22:13 cf. 1:11.

281) Rev. 22 :14-15 cf. 2:7 & 12:17 & 14:12-13 & 2:27.

282) Rev. 22:17.

283) Cf. sections 4 to 277 above.

284) Rev. 22:18.       285) Rev. chs. 8 & 11.

286) Cf. I Th. 2:14-16 & Matt. chs. 23 to 24 cf. Josephus’s Wars (at 66.5 to 70 A.D.).

287) Rev. 22:19 cf. n. 296 below.

288) Acts 3:11; 4:1f ; 5:18; 8:14; 12:2f (cf. Rev. 1:19; 2:8; 3:9).

289) John 16:33 cf. Rev. 1:9 & 7:14.

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290) Gal. 2:9 cf. Acts 15:6-23.

291) John is never mentioned either in the book of Acts or in the Pauline Epistles as being anywhere except in Jerusalem, Acts 1:13 & 3:1 to  4:19 & 8:14 & 12:2 & Gal. 2:9.   However, from the later-written Rev. 1:4-11 & 2:1f – he is probably to be regarded as having visited also “the city of Diana of the Ephesians” before he received the revelation of the Apocalypse.

292) Rev. 1:9; 2:9-13; 13:1-5,18; 17:1-10.

293) Rev. 1:3,9,19; 2:1f; 10:4; 22:6f,18f.

294) Iren.: Adv. Haer. III:30:3, cf. our sections 113-115.

295) Rev. 1:9; 10:11.

296) Cf. Lee’s The Chief Characters and Events Mentioned in Scripture, in Herald of the Covenant (Houston Miss, U.S.A., March 24th, 1978).

297) Dan. 7; 9:16-17; 11:31,45; 12:1,11.

298) Matt. 23:15 to 24:28 (& esp. 24:15,21,28); cf. M. Kik’s Matthew Twenty-four (Philadelphia U.S.A.: Presbyterian & Reformed Pub. Co., 1948).

299) Rev. chs. 6 & 11 & 14 & 17 & 18.

300) Matt. 24:21 cf. Rev. 1:9 & 7:14-17 & 11:1f & 13:1-9 cf. n. 298.

301) Rev. ch. 18 & 20:10-15 cf. Matt. chs. 24 & 25.

302) Rev. chs. 1 & 11:15 & 15:4 & 17:14 & 21 & 22.

303) Rev. 11:15 cf. Matt. 28:19.    

304) Rev. 11:15.    

305) Rev. 14:8.    

306) Rev. 15:4.

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