Revelation 1:4-8 GNT

4 From John to the seven churches in the province of Asia: 1 Grace and peace be yours from God, who is, who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits in front of his throne,

References for Revelation 1:4

    • 1 1:4 - 1.4 a Ex 3.14; b Rev 4.5.
      5 and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first to be raised from death and who is also the ruler of the kings of the world. 2 He loves us, and by his sacrificial death he has freed us from our sins

      References for Revelation 1:5

        • 2 1:5 - 1.5 a Is 55.4; b Ps 89.27.
          6 and made us a kingdom of priests to serve his God and Father. To Jesus Christ be the glory and power forever and ever! Amen. 3

          References for Revelation 1:6

            • 3 1:6 - 1.6 Ex 19.6; Rev 5.10.
              7 Look, he is coming on the clouds! Everyone will see him, including those who pierced him. All peoples on earth will mourn over him. So shall it be! 4

              References for Revelation 1:7

                • 4 1:7 - 1.7 a Dn 7.13; Mt 24.30; Mk 13.26; Lk 21.27; 1 Th 4.17; b Zec 12.10; Jn 19.34, 37; c Zec 12.10; Mt 24.30.
                  8 "I am the first and the last," says the Lord God Almighty, who is, who was, and who is to come. 5

                  References for Revelation 1:8

                    • 5 1:8 - 1.8 a Rev 22.13; b Ex 3.14.