Scriptural Study of the
Revelation Bible Study

A Catholic Study of the book of Revelation
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References for Chapter 3

Mt 24:42-44 (Jesus comes like a thief in the night)
Is 1:11-18 (The Lord will purify your sins and make you as white as snow)
Ex 32:31-35 (Names in the Book of Life)
Ps 69:27-28 (Names in the Book of Life)
Phil 4:1-3 (Names in the Book of Life)
Mt 10:32-33 (Jesus acknowledges (i.e. confesses) before his Father those who acknowledge him)
Jn 9:18-23 (The parents of the man born blind fear being put out of the synagogue)
Jn 12:42-43 (Some leaders believed, but feared being put out of the synagogue by the Pharisees)
Jn 16:1-3 (Disciples warned they would be put out of the synagogues and even put to death)
Compare “apo-synagogos” (put out of the synagogue) with “ex-communicare” (put out of communion)
Is 22:20-25 (The key of the city of David)
Mat 16:16-19 (The keys of the kingdom of Heaven given to Peter)
Col 1:13-20 (We have been transferred into the kingdom, cf. "crown")
1 Cor 4:6-8 (We have become kings to reign with Christ, cf. "crown")
Pro 3:11-12 (The Lord disciplines his own, cf. "patient endurance")
Heb 12:5-7 (The Lord disciplines his children, cf. "patient endurance")
Mat 7:7-8 (Knock at the door, and it will be opened for you)
Lk 22:24-30 (Jesus invites us to come in and eat and drink at his table)