THE BOOK OF REVELATION IS IN THE FORM OF APOCALYPTIC LITERATURE WRITTEN IN SYMBOLIC TERMS.IT REVEALS THE COMPLETENESS OF CHRIST IN THE HUMAN HISTORY (PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE)
THE THREE ANGELS’ MESSAGE IS THE WARNING/APPEAL THAT COMES TO REMIND MAN HIS DUTY ON EARTH, ADDRESS THE PROBLEM OF WORSHIP, THE INVESTIGATIVE JUDGEMENT, JUDGEMENT TO COME AND THE OUT COME OF IT. THE WARNING COMES FOR THOSE WHO ARE WORSHIPING THE BEAST, AND HIS IMAGE.
FIRST ANGEL’S MESSAGE: REVELATION 14:6-7 “And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.”
NOTE: IT IS EVERLASTING BECAUSE IT INDICATES THAT THE END TIME GOSPEL, WHILE RELEVANTS IN PARTICULAR TO THE PEOPLE LIVING IN CLOSING PERIOD OF EARTH’S HISTORY, IS NOT A DIFFERENT GOSPEL FROM THAT PREACH BY PAUL. IT IS THE SAME AND UNALTERED GOSPEL. IT IS ALL ABOUT JESUS CHRIST; HIS MINISTRY, DEATH, RESSURECTION, ASCENSION, SUBSEQUENT ENTHRONEMENT ON THE HEAVENLY THRONE, INTERCESSION AND JUDGEMENT, AND HIS SOON RETURN. IT IS UNIVERSALLY VALID; IT IS FOR EVERY LIVING CREATURE.
PREACH IN A LOUD VOICE IS A SHARP AWAKENING APPEAL, BECAUSE IT IS A MESSAGE FOR THE ENTIRE WORLD; NO RACE, TRIBE, SECTION, NATIONALISTIS BARRIER TO RECEIVE THE MESSAGE, SO THERE WILL BE NO EXCUSE FOR NOT RECEIVING THIS FINAL APPEAL.
THE MESSAGE OF THE 1ST ANGEL HAS TWO CONTENTS;
- “FEAR GOD AND GIVE HIM GLORY”: THIS IS THE WHOLE DUTY OF MAN ON EARTH