The Book of Revelation (The Apocalypse of John)

Bible Word Search

From material in chapter 32, Discovering the Bible by Alex Varughese

Use the clues below to find all of the words in this word search puzzle. The words may be vertical and diagonal as well as horizontal. They may even be spelled backward.

Challenge: Can you solve this puzzle even if you do not have the book?

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search puzzle

  1. _________________________The New Testament book that utilizes lots of symbolic language and other literary features of Jewish apocalyptic literature to talk about Christ's Second Coming and End Times
  2. _________________________The number of churches to which the book of Revelation is addressed; the number signifying perfection that is prominent throughout Revelation
  3. _________________________The Roman emperor at the end of the First Century who was worshipped as a god and who carried out an empire-wide persecution of Christians
  4. _________________________A number used in the Bible to symbolize completeness
  5. _________________________A number used to signal imperfection
  6. _________________________The island where John was in exile when he had the visions recorded in Revelation
  7. _________________________A view that interprets Revelation as a symbolic description of the ongoing struggle between God and the forces of evil
  8. _________________________A view of John's Revelation that sees it primarily as a message of hope for those being persecuted in the Roman Empire during the late first century
  9. _________________________A view of Revelation that sees it as a symbolic description of the Church's history from its beginning to the return of Christ
  10. _________________________A view that interprets Revelation as a prophecy of future events

    -- Howard Culbertson,

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The book of Revelation, the final book of the New Testament, is a highly symbolic and enigmatic text attributed to the apostle John. It presents a series of visions and prophecies detailing the end times and the ultimate triumph of good over evil. The imagery is vivid and apocalyptic, depicting cosmic battles, heavenly creatures, and divine judgments. Revelation speaks of the rise of a figure known as the Antichrist, the emergence of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, the opening of seals unleashing various calamities upon the earth, and the final showdown between God and the forces of darkness. Amidst the chaos, Revelation also promises hope for believers, describing the establishment of a new heaven and a new earth, where God's kingdom reigns supreme and where there is no more sorrow or pain. It's a challenging and mysterious text that has inspired countless interpretations throughout history.

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