Seiss, The Apocalypse Joseph A. Seiss, The Apocalypse Published by dr. Georg Adamsen. Cook, The Apocalypse was reprinted many times and at various locations for decades. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Kregel Publications,
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Those times are described in the book of Revelation, and God has promised a special blessing for those who read it: Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things that are written in it; for the time is near. But when you begin reading this book, a question comes to mind almost immediately.
Have you ever wondered what this means? We have posted the preface and eight lectures from a commentary on the book of Revelation by Dr. Joseph A. In his first lecture he addresses this question more fully than most commentators. In addition, he absolutely stirs your desire to delve further into this fascinating book that God used to close the New Testament canon. All the lectures we have chosen to print here have something special that commends them. We hope these lectures encourage you to continue studying the Book of Revelation.
His publications number more than a hundred, including commentaries on the Gospels and the books of Hebrews and Revelation. He also translated the fourth verse of the hymn, "Fairest Lord Jesus" generally called "Beautiful Savior" in Lutheran hymnbooks , from German to English. Some hymnbooks credit him with translating all the verses. Preface "There is a widespread prejudice against the study of the Apocalypse. Seiss opens his preface. Read what he thinks of this state of affairs and how he hopes his commentary will stir a real excitement for studying the book of Revelation.
Joseph A. Seiss
Life[ edit ] Seiss was born in Graceham , Frederick County , Maryland , to an agricultural family; his interest in religious studies reportedly began in childhood. Seiss was confirmed at age 15 as a member of the Moravian Church , and determined to pursue the ministry. Beginning in , Seiss enrolled at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania for a year or two of studies, but completed his theological courses by private study. He was licensed to preach in by the synod of Virginia , and ordained to a Lutheran ministry in Seiss held pastorates in Virginia and Maryland until , when he accepted a position at St. In , Seiss was elected pastor of the newly established Lutheran Church of the Holy Communion in western Philadelphia. Perhaps his most well-known work is The Great Pyramid of Egypt, Miracle in Stone: Secrets and Advanced Knowledge ; it is considered a primary text of pyramidology.
Joseph A. Seiss, The Apocalypse