By Roger McCay
Monroeville Presbyterian Church
These lessons consist of an 8-part study that I led during the evening service at MPC, and include both slides and audio. These are a good start for a study on Revelation and include various clarifications you might find at the beginning of a commentary.
Lesson 1 – Introduction/Intro to Interpretational Methods part 1 (2021-02-07)
This gives a bit on my background of study on Revelation and begins the lessons on the major interpretational methods people use, starting with the historicist view.
Lesson 2 – A Reformed Covenantal Partial-Preterist Realized-Millennial View Chart (2021-02-14)
Here I present a broad overview of the redemptive historical timeline honing in on the time from the first advent until the the Lord’s final coming. My view.
Handout – The Chart
Lesson 3 – Futurist View (2021-02-21)
An examination of the futurist view of interpretation along with pros and cons.
Lesson 4 – Idealist & Preterist Views (2021-03-07)
A likewise examination of these views.
Handout – The Four Major Interpretive Methods for Revelation
Lesson 5 – The Dating of Revelation – Intro (2021-03-14)
Explanation as to the significance of beginning interpreting Revelation with the correct date. Explanation as to why the early-date (circa AD 65) is correct and the late-date (circa AD 95) is incorrect. The next three lessons expand on this theme.
Lesson 6 – The Dating of Revelation: Internal Witness – The Temple in Rev. 11 (2021-03-21)
Lesson 7 – The Dating of Revelation: Internal Witness – The Seven Kings in Rev. 17; The Beast (666) in Rev. 13 (2021-03-28)
Lesson 8 – The Dating of Revelation: External Witness – Why Irenaeus is not a sound witness for dating Revelation (2021-04-11)