The book of Revelation was
written by the apostle and gospel author John while he was
imprisoned by the Romans on the island of Patmos. The book
was written around a.d. 95.
Revelation is well known for its
apocalyptic style and vision of the end times. However, the
book includes contemporary messages for seven churches with
warnings against the spread of Roman emperor worship, and
encouragement to hold on in the face of Satanic persecution.
Containing famous symbolism such
as the mark of the beast, 666, the whore of Babylon, the
seven seals, the four horsemen of the apocalypse etc., the
book of Revelation describes the final battle between good
and evil and our Lord's final victory over sin and the