1, 2, 3 John, Jude, Revelation

1 John

Introduction to 1, 2, & 3 John

(1 Jn. 1:9) Is forgiveness conditional on continual confession?

(1 Jn. 2:2) Does this passage support unlimited atonement?

(1 Jn. 2:27) Do we need to be taught or not?

(1 Jn. 3:6-9) Can Christians gain sinless perfection?

(1 Jn. 3:15) Are murderers not forgiven by the blood of Christ?

(1 Jn. 4:19) Are we supposed to fear God or not? (cf. 1 Pet. 1:17)

(1 Jn. 5:7-8) Do modern translations want to avoid the Trinity?

(1 Jn. 5:16) What is the sin leading to death?

(1 Jn. 5:18) Can Christians gain sinless perfection? (cf. 1 Jn. 3:6-9)

(1 Jn. 5:20) Does this passage support the deity of Christ?

2 John

(2 Jn. 1) Who is the “chosen lady”?

3 John

(3 Jn. 9-10) Does this passage speak against church discipline or for it?

(3 Jn. 13-14) Does this passage imply that verbal tradition is greater than Scripture?


Introduction to Jude

(Jude 4) Condemned beforehand?

(Jude 9, 14-15) Why does Jude quote the Assumption of Moses (v.9) and the Book of Enoch (v.14-15)?


Introduction to Revelation

(Rev. 1:1) Why does John say that these events “must soon take place”? (c.f. 2:16; 3:11; 22:7, 12, 20)

(Rev. 1:4) What are the seven spirits mentioned here?

(Rev. 1:7) Does this passage refer to the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70?

(Rev. 1:10) What does it mean that John was “in the Spirit”?

(Rev. 2:1) Was this an angel or the pastor of the church?

(Rev. 2:6) Who were the Nicolaitans?

(Rev. 2:7) Do we need to “overcome” to inherit eternal life? (c.f. 2:11, 17, 26; 3:5, 12, 21)

(Rev. 2:9) Synagogue of Satan?

(Rev. 2:10) What does John mean by 10 days?

(Rev. 2:17) What are the secret names and the white stones mentioned here?

(Rev. 2:28) What is the morning star?

(Rev. 3:5) Does God erase names from the book of life?

(Rev. 3:10) Does this support a pre-tribulational rapture of the church?

(Rev. 3:14) Was Christ a created being?

(Rev. 3:15-16) What does it mean to be “hot or cold” for God?

(Rev. 4:4) Who are the 24 elders mentioned here?

(Rev. 6) Are the seals before the tribulation or during it?

(Rev. 6:2) Who is the rider on the white horse? Christ or the antichrist?

(Rev. 6:9-11) Is it Christian to pray for vengeance?

(Rev. 7:1) Did the biblical authors believe in a flat earth?

(Rev. 7:4) What is the seal of God?

(Rev. 7:4) Who are the 144,000?

(Rev. 7:4-8) Why is the tribe of Dan missing from this list?

(Rev. 8:10) Is this a torch or a lamp?

(Rev. 8:10) Is this star simply an angel?

(Rev. 8:11) Why is the star called Wormwood?

(Rev. 9:1) Is this angel Satan?

(Rev. 9:13) Why are the angels “bound” to the river Euphrates?

(Rev. 11:1) Is this a literal Temple and city, or does this represent the church?

(Rev. 11:3-12) Who are the two witnesses?

(Rev. 11:5) What is the fire coming out of their mouths?

(Rev. 12:1) Who is the woman: Israel, Mary, or the Church?

(Rev. 12:4, 9) When did Satan sweep a third of the angels away to the Earth? When was Satan cast out of heaven?

(Rev. 13:1) Is the Antichrist an empire or a single individual?

(Rev. 13:3) What is the “fatal wound” mentioned here?

(Rev. 13:18) What does “666” mean?

(Rev. 14:6-7) Is this a message of forgiveness or judgment?

(Rev. 16:21) How could hailstones be this big?

(Rev. 16:21) Could the 100 pound hailstones actually be fulfilled in the destruction of Jerusalem in AD 70?

(Rev. 17:5) What is the mystery of Babylon?

(Rev. 17:9) Are the “seven hills” an allusion to Rome here?

(Rev. 17:10) Who are the seven kings? Roman Emperors or World Empires?

(Rev. 20:2-3) Is Satan currently bound?

(Rev. 20:4-5) Does the “first resurrection” refer to spiritual regeneration or bodily resurrection?

(Rev. 20:7-8) Do Gog and Magog rebel before the millennium or after?

(Rev. 22:14-15) Will sinful people not get into heaven?