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Alpha/Omega - Revelation

January 2021

After starting with the first 11 chapters of Genesis, where many of the major doctrines we believe are found, this second half of the Alpha/Omega series now jumps to the end with an in-depth look a the book of Revelation. God desires for us to know what to expect in the last days, and therefore has given us His Word to study so that we will endure to the end. 

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In This Series

Why Teach Revelation?

Week 1 • 1/10/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

COMMUNITY FAITH GOD PRAYER THE GOSPEL THE HOLY SPIRIT

Why Teach Revelation? With so many people in the body of Christ who have become jaded, confused, frustrated and divisive over the content of the book, why should it be studied? To answer this question, we read and unpacked the first 8 verses of this gr...

A Vision of Christ

Week 2 • 1/17/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

DEATH ENCOURAGEMENT END TIMES JESUS THE HOLY SPIRIT

Many people still have a picture of Jesus that depicts Him as meek and mild and soft. As we discussed the vision of Jesus Christ spelled out in Revelation 1:9-20 we were alerted to the fact that Jesus is the all-powerful king of kings and lord of lords...

The Performance Driven and the Persecuted

Week 3 • 1/24/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES JESUS SALVATION THE GOSPEL THE HOLY SPIRIT

After a quick overview of the seven churches that we will be addressing we spent some time discussing the structure in each of the letters. These six items can prove helpful in our interpretation of the Scriptures. We began our study by looking at th...

The Compromised and the Tolerant

Week 4 • 1/31/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES JESUS OBEDIENCE SIN THE BIBLE

This week we studied the churches of Pergamum and Thyatira in chapter 2 of the book of Revelation. Both of these churches were strong in some areas but ultimately suffered in a similar fashion due to false teaching from within. In Pergamum, they were r...

The Dead and the Dependent

Week 5 • 2/7/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES GOD PRAYER SALVATION THE GOSPEL

The church in Sardis had a reputation for being alive but God said it was a dead church. The church in Philadelphia, on the other hand, had little power but God declared it faithful and strong in the Lord. Studying these churches in the book of Revelat...

The Apathetic

Week 6 • 2/14/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CHRISTIAN GROWTH END TIMES GOD JESUS THE GOSPEL

The uniqueness to this letter was that it was the only church where no strengths were mentioned. This lukewarm body of believers had made the Lord nauseous because of their lethargy and complacency. They didn’t care that Jesus Christ was prominent in t...

Worship in Heaven

Week 7 • 2/21/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES THE BIBLE WORSHIP

This chapter is simply a preview of what is to come in our worship. Many times, we become cavalier in our worship and need to be reminded of its importance in our daily lives as we prepare to meet the Lord. A study in Revelation 4 causes us to be overw...

Only Christ

Week 8 • 2/28/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES THE BIBLE WORSHIP

This week we studied Revelation 5 and learned four characteristics or qualities of Jesus Christ that made Him the only One worthy to open the scroll. In the midst of the beauty and majesty of the throne, Jesus Christ is seen looking like a lamb standin...

The Beginning of the End

Week 9 • 3/7/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CHRISTIAN GROWTH END TIMES THE BIBLE

Bonus Content: Downloadable charts are available hereWhen the scroll is opened, prophetic events will begin to take place on the planet in an unprecedented manner. The opening of the scroll beings a major progression of challenges that begin to en...

After the Great Tribulation

Week 10 • 3/21/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES JESUS THE BIBLE

For over 150 years the evangelical church has mainly been taught a pre-tribulational rapture of the saints, which theorizes the church will be raptured and then the 70th week of Daniel will begin. Some have been taught that Jesus returns at the midpoin...

The Day of the Lord

Week 11 • 3/28/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES JESUS PRAYER THE BIBLE

As Revelation chapter 8 opens we hear about silence in heaven for about a half an hour because God’s wrath is finally going to be unleashed on planet earth. This sobering text shows us the severity of our sin and the truth that God’s holiness that cann...

The First Two Woes

Week 12 • 4/12/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES

Revelation 9 contains sobering words about the severity of the first two woes. While the first four trumpet judgements focused on the ecology of the earth, the next three trumpets focus specifically on unrepentant people (the fifth, sixth and seventh t...

A Powerful Messenger

Week 13 • 4/18/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES

John sees the angel descend and set his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land and then make an oath by the God who created the universe that this age was ready to come to an end. As this book has been progressing this hiatus in the text i...

Certainty for our Sanity

Week 14 • 4/25/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES GOD JESUS OBEDIENCE THE BIBLE

During seasons of challenge, trial and crisis, we need to make sure that we rely completely upon that which is certain. Choosing to place our hope and trust in Jesus Christ is essential, but as believers we need to know what else we can be rely on in a...

The Cast of Characters

Week 15 • 5/9/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

DISCIPLESHIP END TIMES JESUS PRAYER

Bonus Content: Download "Who I Am In Christ" hereIn sporting events and theater, we like to learn about the “cast of characters” and what is really going on behind the curtain. This week, we studied Revelation 12 and began to learn of some of the ...

The Antichrist and False Prophet

Week 16 • 5/16/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

END TIMES

Understanding their identity, practice and plan helps us as believers to know what to expect in our world as we move closer to the end. During the final three and half years of human history the antichrist will attempt to establish his authority as a p...

Faithful to the End

Week 17 • 5/23/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

ENCOURAGEMENT END TIMES FEAR GOD PROTECTION THE GOSPEL

It’s very important for you, as a believer in Christ, to be centered on God’s Word and His promises so that the enemy doesn’t cause you to live in fear. God allows and will continue to allow satan a rebellious spirit for a period of time. However, that...

The Grand Finale of Judgement

Week 18 • 5/30/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CHRISTIAN GROWTH END TIMES GOD

Bonus Content: Downloadable charts are available hereThis week we studied the final seven bowl judgments of God’s wrath on planet earth. When studying God’s wrath, we sometimes forget it is because of His awesome character that He is acting in the...

The Finality of False Religion

Week 19 • 6/6/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CULTURE END TIMES SIN THE GOSPEL

This week we studied Revelation 17 and learned that there is definitely a finality to false religion in the world. Today, people choose to worship whatever or whoever they want in whatever fashion they deem best. However, the words of Jesus being the w...

The End of the World as We Know It

Week 20 • 6/13/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

CHRISTIAN GROWTH END TIMES

Movies, media, magazines and ministries highlight all sorts of ways that events will occur; however, the Bible is the only reliable source. The sudden halt to the economy and commerce will be devastating for those who have built their lives upon the sa...

Raise a Hallelujah

Week 21 • 6/20/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

ENCOURAGEMENT END TIMES WORSHIP

Sometimes we consider Hallelujah a word that should only be said in a church service; however we learned that we can Praise the Lord at any time because He is always so worthy. As the scene unfolds for how Christ will quickly engage in the final battle...

Yes and Amen

Week 22 • 7/19/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

This week we discussed four events from Revelation that will certainly take place, even though we have been waiting for a long time. Three of the four of these events thrill our heart, while one of them causes us to soberly pause and consider the impor...

The New Heaven and New Earth

Week 23 • 7/25/2021 • Jeff Schwarzentraub

This exciting text whets the appetite in the life of the believer for what God has planned in the future. Some may consider that this text is referencing the eternal state; however, it worthy of considering that this text is discussing the Millennium. ...