I. Introduction --
The Revelation of Christ
and the Testimony of Jesus
1 The 1arevelation of Jesus Christ which God gave to Him to bshow to His cslaves the things that must quickly take place; and He made it known by 2dsigns, sending it by His eangel to His slave John,
2 Who atestified the bword of God and the 1ctestimony of Jesus Christ, even all that he dsaw.
3 aBlessed is he who reads and those who bhear the cwords of the 1prophecy and dkeep the things written in it, for the time is enear.
4 John to the 1aseven bchurches which are in 2Asia: cGrace to you and dpeace from 3eHim who is and who was and 4who is coming, and from the 5fseven Spirits who are before His throne,
5 And from Jesus Christ, the faithful aWitness, the bFirstborn of the dead, and the cRuler of the kings of the earth. To Him who dloves us and has 1released us from our sins 2by His eblood
6 And made us a 1akingdom, 2bpriests to His God and Father, cto Him be the glory and the might forever and ever. Amen.
7 Behold, He 1acomes with the 2bclouds, and every eye will see Him, even those who cpierced Him; and all the 3tribes of the 4land will 5dmourn over Him. Yes, amen.
8 I am the 1aAlpha and the Omega, says the Lord God, bHe who is and who was and who is coming, the cAlmighty.