"A REVELATORY APPEARANCE OF THE SON OF MAN"

REVELATION 1:12-16

  1. THE PASSAGE REVEALS THE IDENTITY OF THE ONE DISPLAYED AS "ONE LIKE UNTO THE SON OF MAN" (1:12-13a)
    1. Daniel 7 Provides A Six Hundred Year Background To This Title
    2. Matthew 26 Provides One Of Many Indications That This Title Was One Of The Lord's Favorite Designations In Identifying Himself
    3. Revelation 1 Provides The Backdrop Of His Being Located In The Midst Of The Seven Candlesticks (1:12-13)
      1. There Isn't A Culture On Earth Where The Imagery Of Light [Representing Truth] Dispels Darkness [Falsehood & Ignorance]
      2. Every Church That Actually Is A Church, Is Designed By God To Be A Dispenser Of Light In A Very Dark World
  2. THE PASSAGE DEPICTS THE GLORIES OF THE SON OF MAN (1:13b-16)
    1. Description Of His Garments (1:13b)
    2. Description Of His Head, Hair and Eyes (1:14)
      1. John Is Describing The Antiquity (Eternality) Of Christ
      2. John Is Describing The Omniscience Of Christ
    3. Description Of His Feet And Voice (1:15)
      1. John Is Describing The Totality Of His Glory
      2. John Is Describing The Omnipotence Of Christ
    4. Description Of His Sovereignty Over The Churches (1:16)