Revelation Chapter 3

Christ coming as a thief in the night. See references in 1 Thess 5:1-4.

Revelation 3:3 (P)

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4

JT v48, pp303,304

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Day of the Lord coming as a thief in the night. See Day of the Lord, Isaiah 2:12, and as a thief, Matt 24:43, Luke 12:39. Also further verses go on to being sons of the day.

Revelation 3:3

Isaiah 2:12

Matthew 24:43

Luke 12:39

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4 (P,M)

JT v48, pp304

JND v11, pp177,178

JND Collected writings.

Death and hades cast into the lake of fire, and those not found in the book of life. See references in Rev 20:5,6 about the first resurrection and second death and links about the the book of life.

Revelation 3:5

Book of life.

Isaiah 66:24

Book of life.

Jeremiah 19:6

Luke 16:23

John 5:25-29

1 Corinthians 6:9,10

Galatians 5:21

Ephesians 5:5

Revelation 19:19,20

Revelation 20:14,15 (P)

Revelation 20:5,6

Revelation 21:8

Revelation 22:15

He that overcomes will be clothed in white garments and I will not blot his name out of the book of life. See references of white garments in Rev 19:8 and book of life Exodus 32:33.

Revelation 3:5 (P)

Exodus 32:33

Revelation 19:8

Beast and False Prophet

All that dwell on the earth do the beast homage, every one whose names had not been written in the book of life of the slain Lamb. See links below.

Revelation 3:5

He that overcomes I will not blot his name out of the book of life.

Revelation 3:10

Those that dwell on the earth. These type of people are the supporters of the beast and the false prophet.

Exodus 32:33

Whoever sins against Jehovah, him will I blot out of my book.

Psalms 69:28

Those blotted out of the book of life.

Jeremiah 17:10

Those "written in the earth" because they have forsaken Jehovah.

Revelation 13:8 (P)

Revelation 17:8

They who dwell on the earth, whose names are not written in the book of life.

Revelation 20:12,15

Those judged at the great white throne. Any one not found in the book of life were cast into the lake of fire.

Revelation 21:27

Those not written in the book of life could not enter into the city.

Revelation 22:19

Marriage supper of the Lamb. With Babylon out of the way the last Hallelujah ushers in the glorious Lamb's wife who has made herself ready. See references below.

Revelation 3:5

Psalms 45:13

Isaiah 54:1-10

Isaiah 61:10

Hosea 2:15-17

Matthew 8:11

Matthew 22:1-14

Matthew 25:1-13

Luke 13:29

John 2:1-12

Ephesians 5:25-27

Hebrews 11:10-16

Revelation 19:6-9 (P)

Note links below cover both the earthly and heavenly aspects of the wife.

JND v5, pp70-74

JND Collected writings.

It was given to her (the Lamb's wife) that she should be clothed in fine linen, bright and pure; for the fine linen is the righteousness of the saints. See important footnote "e" in JND bible that it is actual not imputed righteousness. See links below.

Revelation 3:5

Psalms 45:13

Psalms 132:9

Isaiah 61:10

Note Ps.45:13, 132:9 and Is.61:10 relate to the earthly wife.

Matthew 22:2

Matthew 25:10

John 14:1-4

Romans 2:7

1 Corinthians 3:12-14

Ephesians 5:25-27

Philippians 1:10,11

Revelation 19:8 (P)

Note the garment given to the Lambs wife is the result of her righteous acts in her responsible history here. Compare Eph.5:26,27 where the wife is maintained by the Lord for the time of presentation.

Revelation 21:2,9

Revelation 22:19

Sinners blotted out of the book of life.

Revelation 3:5

Psalms 69:28 (G)

Revelation 20:11,12

Blotted out of His book.

Revelation 3:5

Exodus 32:33 (G)

Revelation 13:8

Revelation 22:19

The dead great and small are standing before the throne. Books were opened and another, the book of life was opened. The dead were judged out of the things written in the books according to their works. See references below.

Revelation 3:5

Psalms 69:28

Jeremiah 17:10

Daniel 7:10

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 12:36,37

Matthew 16:27

Luke 8:17

Romans 2:16

Romans 3:23

Hebrews 9:27

1 Peter 1:15,16

Revelation 11:18

Revelation 13:8

Revelation 20:12 (P)

The Coming Messiah

The key of the House of David. He shall open and none shall shut.

Revelation 3:7

Present and future bearing.

Isaiah 9:6

Link with His shoulder.

Isaiah 22:22 (P,M)

Christ who has the key of David. See Isaiah 22:22.

Revelation 3:7 (P)

Isaiah 22:22

Beast and False Prophet

The beast makes war with the saints and overcomes them. He is given authority over all the earth. See references below.

Revelation 3:8

Hour of trial could possibly be this time period.

Daniel 7:21

Daniel 9:27

Revelation 6:9-11

Revelation 11:7

Revelation 13:7,8 (P)

Revelation 15:2

They that dwell on the earth rejoice over them and send gifts to one another. See reference to those that dwell on the earth Rev 3:10. Also John 16:20 - the world shall rejoice.

Revelation 3:10

John 16:20

Revelation 11:10 (P)

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

May also connect with the desolation of Israel after the Babylonian invasions. Note JND's references to "those that dwell on the earth" (Rev. 3). Link with Isaiah 24:17 "O inhabitant of the earth". See also many references in Isaiah 2:12.

Revelation 3:10

Isaiah 2:12

Isaiah 24:1-23 (P)

Revelation 12:12

JND v2, pp177,190

JND Collected writings,notes on the Revelation.

JND v11, pp270,307

JND Collected writings. See also comments on Isaiah 25 Pg. 270.

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

Also involving Christ's appearing. See further references in Joel 2:1,2.

Revelation 3:10

Psalms 2:1-9

Psalms 11:6

Psalms 82:8

Isaiah 2:12 (P,M)

Isaiah 11:4,11

Isaiah 13:6-10

Isaiah 24:21-23

Isaiah 30:30-33

Isaiah 34:3-8

Isaiah 63:1-6

Isaiah 66:15,16

Jeremiah 25:15,30-33

Ezekiel 13:5

Ezekiel 20:33

Ezekiel 30:3

Daniel 2:35,44,45

Daniel 7:10-12

Daniel 8:26

Daniel 9:26

Daniel 9:27

Daniel 11:36-39

Daniel 12:1

Joel 1:15

Joel 2:1,2

See further references as to the trumpet, darkness ect.

Joel 2:11,31

Joel 2:12

See footnote "i" JND bible

Joel 3:2,3,9-17

Amos 5:18,20

Obadiah 1:15

Micah 4:11-13

Zephaniah 1:7,14-18

Zephaniah 2:11

Zephaniah 2:2

Zephaniah 3:8

Haggai 2:6-8,20,21

Zechariah 12:1-4

Zechariah 14:1-5

Malachi 4:1-6

Matthew 10:15

Matthew 24:21

Matthew 24:27,30

Matthew 24:37-39

Matthew 26:64

Mark 13:19,26

Luke 21:27

Acts 1:11

Acts 2:20

Colossians 3:4

Could also be related to being with Christ after the rapture.

1 Thessalonians 1:10

1 Thessalonians 2:19

Could be his public appearing or private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

1 Thessalonians 5:1-4,9

2 Thessalonians 1:7-10

2 Thessalonians 2:2,4,8

1 Timothy 6:14

2 Timothy 4:1,8

Titus 2:13

Hebrews 9:27,28

James 5:7,8

1 Peter 1:7,13

1 Peter 2:12

1 Peter 4:13

2 Peter 2:9

2 Peter 3:10

Jude 1:14-15

Revelation 1:7

Revelation 11:2,3

Revelation 13:4,5,13-15

Revelation 14:10-20

Revelation 16:13-16

Revelation 19:11-20

Revelation 20:11,13,15

Day of the Lord (Judgement in the Tribulation)

The hour of trial which is about to come upon the whole habitable world to try them that dwell upon the earth. See references in Isaiah 2:12. Note earth dwellers in Rev 6:10,11:10,13:8,14:6 and 17:8. This time of trial covers Rev 6 to 19.

Revelation 3:10 (P)

Note "out of" is "ek" out of not ,"dia" through.

Isaiah 2:12

Day of the Lord.

Revelation 6:10

Revelation 11:10

Revelation 13:8

Revelation 14:6

Revelation 17:8

Note comment of J.T. Vol.5 pg.265 about earth dwellers.

JND v5, pp39

JND Collected writings.

JT v5, pp265

JND v11, pp162,163,167

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp234,235

JND Collected writings.


5th SEAL: Those slain for the word of God, and for the testimony for which they held. See links in Matt 24:9,10. The need to avenge those that dwell upon the earth. See references in Rev 3:10.

Revelation 3:10

Matthew 24:9,10

Revelation 6:9-11 (P)

JND v5, pp21

JND Collected writings.

Translation, (Rapture) and Ascension

Christ instructing His disciples that in my Father's house He will prepare you a place. He promises that He is coming again and "shall receive you to myself". This includes our resurrection and translation. In the links I have included O.T.heavenly saints

Revelation 3:10

I will keep thee out of the hour of trial which is about to come upon the whole habitable earth.

Genesis 5:23,24

Translation of O.T. and N.T. saints.

Daniel 12:2

Resurrection of O.T. saints.

John 14:1-3 (P)

Romans 8:11,17,23

1 Corinthians 15:51-56

Resurrection and change of those alive that preceeds translation.

Philippians 1:10

Christ's day, our destination to be with Him.

Philippians 3:21

Our bodies of humiliation transformed into conformity to his body of glory.

Colossians 3:4

When Christ is manifested, then we shall be manifested with him.

1 Thessalonians 2:19

The Lord Jesus at his coming. Could refer to his public appearing or his private coming for his saints.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

The key scripture reinforcing these links.

2 Thessalonians 2:1

Hebrews 10:25

Hebrews 11:10,16

The O.T. saints seek a heavenly city.

Hebrews 12:22-26

What we have come to, our heavenly destination.

1 Peter 5:4

When the chief shepherd is manifested we shall receive the unfading crown of glory.

2 Peter 2:9

The Lord knows how to keep the godly out of trial.

1 John 3:2

When he in manifested we shall be like him.

Revelation 11:11,12

Two olive trees ( possibly Moses and Elijah or prophets like them),translated to heaven.

Revelation 21:1-27

The heavenly city.

JND v2, pp294

JND Collected writings.

JND v11, pp212

JND Collected writings.

JND v32, pp251

JND Collected writings.

JBS v2, pp470,471

I come quickly. See links below.

Revelation 3:11 (P)

1 Corinthians 15:51,52

Revelation 22:7,12,20

JT v48, pp416,417

Blessing #6. Blessed is he who keeps the prophecy of this book. See references in Rev 1:3 "Behold I come quickly" (suddenly). See links below.

Revelation 3:11

1 Corinthians 15:51,52

1 Corinthians 16:22

Hebrews 10:37

Revelation 1:3

7 blessings.

Revelation 22:12.20

Revelation 22:7 (P)

JND v5, pp104

JND Collected writings.

12 Tribes of Israel

144,000 with the seal of God on their foreheads. See references below. Note the links are with "sealed", not always in the context of the 144,000 sealed. See also the glad tidings of the kingdom presented by the 144,000 in Matt.24:14. See chart of Gen 49.

Revelation 3:12,14

Psalms 17:15

Matthew 24:14

Acts 26:7 (P)

Note all the tribes were in Judah even before the Assyrian dispersion. See 2 Chronicles 11:13-17

1 Corinthians 15:12

1 John 3:2

Revelation 7:3-8 (P)

Note the chart of the 12 tribes in Gen. 49:3-27, and comments about Dan and Ephraim missing.

Revelation 14:1-5

This group may be different from those in Rev.7.

Revelation 22:4

JND v5, pp22-25

JND Collected writings.

JT v48, pp457

JND v0, pp142,143

JND Notes and Jottings.

JND v0, pp144

JND Notes and Jottings. Why Dan left out.

The city has no temple in it, as the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb is its temple. See links below.

Revelation 3:12

Revelation 7:15

Revelation 11:19

Revelation 15:5

Revelation 21:22 (P)

His servants shall see his face and his name is on their foreheads. See links below.

Revelation 3:12

Exodus 24:9-11

They saw God and ate and drank.

Exodus 33:20-23

Contrast " man shall not see my face".

John 1:18

Contrast " no one has seen God at any time; the only-begotten Son, who is in the bosom of the Father, he has declared him".

Revelation 7:3

Revelation 14:1

Revelation 22:4 (P)

I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God. See links below.

Revelation 3:12 (G)

Psalms 17:15

Matthew 5:8

1 Corinthians 13:2

1 John 3:2

Revelation 7:3

Revelation 14:1

Revelation 22:4

JT v48, pp425,427,430

12 Tribes of Israel

The 144,000 seen as having the name of the Father on their foreheads. They sing a new song before the 4 living creatures and elders. They as virgins follow the Lamb wheresoever it goes. See links in Rev. 14 1-5, and others below, (different from Rev.7?)

Revelation 3:15

Christ's voice as voice of many waters, Rev.14:2.

Psalms 33:1-3

New song like Rev. 14:3

Psalms 40:3

New song like Rev.14:3.

Psalms 96:1

New song like Rev.14:3.

Psalms 144:9

New song like Rev.14:3.

Isaiah 40:9

Zephaniah 3:13

The remnant of Isreal shall not speak lies. See Rev.14:5.

Revelation 5:9

They sing a new song, see Rev.14:3.

Revelation 14:1-5 (P)

Also note chart of 12 tribes in Gen.49.

Revelation 19:6

Voice of a great crowd having the voice of strong thunders and many waters.

JND v5, pp44-46

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp226-231

JND Collected writings. Notes on the Revelation.

JND v0, pp133

JND Notes and Jottings.

JBS v2, pp476

The curse.

Revelation 3:15-17

Curse to be removed.

Genesis 3:17 (P)

Deuteronomy 21:23

Zechariah 14:11

Curse to be removed

Galatians 3:13-14

Revelation 22:3

Curse to be removed.

I am about to spue thee out of my mouth. See Matt 7:21,25:12.

Revelation 3:16 (P)

Matthew 7:21

Matthew 25:12

JND v5, pp7

JND Collected writings.

JND v2, pp332,333

JND Collected writings.

Let him that does unrighteousness or is filthy make himself unrighteous or filthy still. Him that is righteous or is holy, let him be sanctified still. See references below.

Revelation 3:19

In Rev.22:11 things are fixed. Here there is still time to repent.

2 Kings 24:4

Jehovah would not pardon.

2 Chronicles 36:16

There was no longer any remedy. The Babylonian captivity would proceed.

Revelation 22:11

"He that overcomes, to him will I give to sit with me in My throne; as I have overcome, and have sat down with My Father in His throne". See references in Matt 19:28.

Revelation 3:21 (P)

Matthew 19:28

JT v48, pp430


Christ sitting on His throne of glory, and His disciples judging the 12 tribes of Israel. See link in Psalm 2:1-12 & v 6,7,8,& 9, also Dan.7:9,10 & 18,27.

Revelation 3:21

Psalms 2:1-12

Psalms 2:6

Psalms 2:7

Psalms 2:8

Psalms 2:9

Daniel 7:18,27

Daniel 7:9,10

Matthew 19:28 (P,M)

Luke 22:30

Acts 3:21

Romans 8:19-23

1 Corinthians 6:2