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Book of Revelation

Outline of Revelation
—A useful guide for study

The Revelation of Christ (Revelation 1-5) >The Prologue >The Introduction >Resource: Outline of visions John saw and recorded

Now before we proceed further with our studies of the book of Revelation, I would like to provide you with an outline of the book as a useful guide to your study. This outline shows you the structure of the book. Use this outline for reference as you study.

There is a link to this outline on every page of our studies in Revelation. You'll find it at the top of the page. It's the black tab marked Outline.

1 The Revelation of Christ (Revelation 1-5)



The book’s own introduction to itself (Revelation 1:1-7)

First vision —a vision of Christ (Revelation 1:8-20)


(1st) Ephesus (Revelation 2:1-7)

(2nd) Smyrna (Revelation 2:8-11)

(3rd) Pergamum (Revelation 2:12-17)

(4th) Thyatira (Revelation 2:18-29)

(5th) Sardis (Revelation 3:1-6)

(6th) Philadelphia (Revelation 3:7-13)

(7th) Laodicea (Revelation 3:14-22)


(1st) The elders around the throne (Revelation 4:1-5)

(2nd) The four living creatures (Revelation 4:6-11)

(3rd) The sealed scroll (Revelation 5:1-4)

(4th) The worthy Lamb (Revelation 5:5-7)

(5th) Song of the creatures & elders (Revelation 5:8-10)

(6th) Song of the angels (Revelation 5:11-12)

(7th) Song of the universe (Revelation 5:13-14)

2 Times of Tribulation (Revelation 6-11)



(1st) White horse of earthly conquest and dominion (Revelation 6:1-2)

(2nd) Red horse of slaughter and bloodshed (Revelation 6:3-4)

(3rd) Black horse of commerce and economic crisis (Revelation 6:5-6)

(4th) Pale horse of death (Revelation 6:7-8)

(5th) The little while (Revelation 6:9-11)

(6th) The day of God’s wrath (Revelation 6:12-17)

   ~ The multitudes of saved (Revelation 7:1-17)

(7th) Seventh Seal Broken (Revelation 8:1-5)


(1st) Scourge of earth (Revelation 8:6-7)

(2nd) Scourge of sea (Revelation 8:8-9)

(3rd) Scourge of rivers (Revelation 8:10-11)

(4th) Scourge of the heavens (Revelation 8:12)

   ~ Eagle announces three woes (Revelation 8:13)

   ~ The bottomless pit (Revelation 9:1-2)

(5th) 1st woe, Plague of locusts (Revelation 9:3-12)

(6th) 2nd woe, The killing horses (Revelation 9:12-21)

   ~ The little book (Revelation 10:1-11)

   ~ The two witnesses prophesy (Revelation 11:1-6)

   ~ The two witnesses killed (Revelation 11:7-13)

(7th) 3rd woe, God’s wrath and the Eternal Kingdom (Revelation 11:14-19)

3 The Judgment of the Beasts (Revelation 12-20)



(1st) A splendid woman gives birth to a man child (Revelation 12:1-4)

(2nd) The dragon appears from the sky (Revelation 12:4)

   ~ The man child's ascension (Revelation 12:5-6)

   ~ The dragon's defeat in heaven (Revelation 12:7-9)

   ~ Heaven's victory song (Revelation 12:10-12)

   ~ The woman's escape (Revelation 12:13-17)

(3rd) The Beast

   ~ Appears from the sea (Revelation 13:1-2)

   ~ Has dragon's authority (Revelation 13:3-10)

(4th) The False prophet

   ~ Appears from the earth (Revelation 13:11)

   ~ Has beast's authority (Revelation 13:12)

   ~ His great deception (Revelation 13:13-14)

   ~ The image he made live (Revelation 13:15)

   ~ The mark of the beast (Revelation 13:16-17)

   ~ The number of the beast (Revelation 13:18)

(5th) The Lamb on Mount Zion (Revelation 14:1-5)

(6th) Three angelic messengers (Revelation 14:6-13)

(7th) The two reapers (Revelation 14:14-20)


The heavenly singers (Revelation 15:1-8)

The bowls of God’s wrath (Revelation 16:1-21)


(1st) The atrocious woman, Mother of Harlots (Revelation 17:1-6)

   ~ An angel explains (Revelation 17:11-18)

(2nd) Seven songs of woe to "Babylon"

   ~ The angel from heaven (Revelation 18:1-3)

   ~ Second voice from heaven (Revelation 18:4-9)

   ~ Kings of earth (Revelation 18:9-10)

   ~ The merchants (Revelation 18:11-16)

   ~ The sailors (Revelation 18:17-20)

   ~ A mighty angel (Revelation 18:21-24)

   ~ Multitude in heaven (Revelation 19:1-6)

(3rd) The wedding supper announced (Revelation 19:7-10)

(4th) King on a white horse (Revelation 19:11-21)

(5th) The Abyss and thousand years (Revelation 20:1-10)

(6th) The dead are judged (Revelation 20:11-15)

4 The Beauty of Heaven (Revelation 21-22)


(7th) Heaven for the Saved

   ~ New heavens and new earth (Revelation 21:1-8)

   ~ The heavenly city (Revelation 21:9-27)

   ~ The heavenly Eden (Revelation 22:1-5)


The last words of Jesus (Revelation 22:6-21)


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