Revelation 1:1-3 NLT/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 This is a revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him concerning the events that will happen soon. An angel was sent to God's servant John so that John could share the revelation with God's other servants. 1 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,
2 John faithfully reported the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ -- everything he saw. 2 who testifies to everything he saw--that is, the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.
3 God blesses the one who reads this prophecy to the church, and he blesses all who listen to it and obey what it says. For the time is near when these things will happen. 3 Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near.