Skip main content and go to side navigation

[NQP] Revelation - Concordia Commentary

by Brighton, Louis

Item #: 156031NQP / 1998 / Hardback with Jacket / 712 Pages

Availability: We no longer carry this product.


NQP

This is a Not-Quite-Perfect (NQP) item.

Not-quite-perfect items are marked by any imperfections that make them less than 100 percent perfect. Such imperfections are often as minimal as a page crease or a bent corner. Not-quite-perfect items include “NQP” in the item number. All NQP orders are final.


Revelation may be the most perplexing book of the Scriptures, but Dr. Brighton explains its message with exceptional clarity. He interprets the features of the vision in light of similar images elsewhere in Scripture and appeals to the views of other theologians from the early church down to the present.

This last book of the Bible is the final testimony of the risen Christ to his church—until he returns in glory. Ascension Christology is the heart of the prophetic and visionary message. The saving work of Christ is implicit throughout the prophecy. Revelation depicts the ongoing reign of the exalted Christ, who governs all things in heaven and on earth for the sake of his church. While the book contains frightening images of God’s wrath and judgment, even more is it a celebration of the saints. Those still in the church on earth join the saints and angels in heaven in the joyful worship of the Lamb who was slain. The swelling hymn of victory is just one of the liturgical features of Revelation that inform the church’s worship.

Dr. Brighton shows that Revelation is not about some distant future, but is about the present life of the church amid the turmoil of world history. It inspires Christians to be urgent and faithful in their proclamation of the Gospel, no matter how fierce the opposition, because of Christ’s comforting promise: “I am coming quickly!”

About the Author

Dr. Louis A. Brighton is professor emeritus at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri. He studied at Concordia Seminary (B.A., M.Div., S.T.M.) and Saint Louis University (Ph.D.). He also taught at Westfield House of the University of Cambridge, England.

LOGOS Bible Software

This product is available for LOGOS Bible Software. Learn more.

Item Number:
156031NQP
Age(s):
Adult
Availability:
We no longer carry this product.

Customer Reviews

[NQP] Revelation - Concordia Commentary

by Brighton, Louis

Be the first to review this product.
to write your review.

People who bought this product also bought...



We want to hear from you. Give us feedback on this page.

Go back to main content | Go back to main navigation

Print on Demand Shipping Information

Shipping within the United States
Shipping rates are determined by total amount of your POD order. Please refer to the grid below:

POD Item Total  Shipping cost
0 - $20 $5
$20 - $50 $7
$50 - $100 $10
$100 - $250 9% of POD Item total
$250 - $500 8% of POD Item total 
$500 - $1000 7% of POD Item total
> $1000 6% of POD Item total

Shipping to Canada
A flat shipping fee of $15.00 will be applied to your order.

Shipping outside the United States or Canada
If you are a customer outside the U.S. or Canada, please indicate which shipping method you prefer in the “Order Notes” field on the My Cart page. Your shipping options include:

  • Non-Trackable Shipping: A flat shipping fee of $15.00 will be applied to your order.
  • Trackable Shipping: A flat shipping fee of $120.00 will be applied to your order.