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Revelation: Unafraid

Introduction, part 4
e. The Subject is Joyous. I really wanted to put a lot of words besides "Joyous" to explain what the feeling of Christians should be when they read the book of Revelation, and you can write down words that may come to your mind. In 2 Thessalonians 1:7, Paul wrote in response to Christians who thought the rapture had already taken place. You see some were shaken in their minds; they were troubled because someone had told them that the day of Christ had already come. Notice what Paul says to encourage them about the Revelation of Jesus Christ, when Christ will be revealed. Paul said in verse 3 “We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other, so that we ourselves boast of you among the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure, which is manifest evidence of the righteous judgment…