Do you want to discover the riches of Scripture? Do you want to draw closer to God?
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For more context before you begin studying, read this introduction to the book of Revelation.
Persecution. Imprisonment. Martyrdom. These seem far removed from the lives of many Christians today. Yet we do suffer. Who can witness the breakup of families, the death of unborn children, the threat of war and the plight of the poor without crying out, "Come, Lord Jesus"? In this passage he does come in a vision to give us hope in a suffering world.
Following Jesus brings many benefits. It also causes new pressures and problems. In what ways have you found being a Christian difficult?
Ask God to fill your heart with hope.