Category Archives: Commentary-Book VII

Explanatio: Rev. 15:5-8

THE EXPLANATION OF THE ABOVE-WRITTEN ACCOUNT BEGINS “After these things, I saw also the Temple of the tabernacle of testimony in heaven was opened.” (Rev. 15:5, VL) Above, ‘it was made manifest’ already, those ‘whom’ “the Temple of the tabernacle’ … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 15:5-8

THE ACCOUNT OF THE OPENED TEMPLE BEGINS; AND CONCERNING THE BASINS OF THE ANGELS “After these things, I saw also the Temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened. And there came out of the Temple seven … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 15:1-4

THE EXPLANATION OF THE ABOVE-WRITTEN ACCOUNT BEGINS “And I saw another great and wonderful sign in heaven: seven angels.” (Rev. 15:1) The “seven angels” are the seven churches — which is the one Church. For the Church is always in … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 15:1-4

THE ACCOUNT OF THE SEVEN ANGELS BEGINS He makes an end, and ‘recapitulates,’ being about to describe ‘that same persecution,’ saying: “And I saw another great and wonderful sign in heaven: seven angels holding the seven last plagues, for in … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 14:17-20

“And another angel comes out from the Temple which is in heaven.” (Rev. 14:17, VL) And because we have said the “angel” is a messenger, and “heaven” and the “Temple” are the Church, when he says that “another angel” is … Continue reading

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Explanatio: Rev. 14:14-16

“And I looked. And behold, a white cloud. And upon the cloud was one like the Son of Man.” He says the Church is a “white cloud” shining in the brightness of her patience. He says Christ, who is the … Continue reading

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Storia: Rev. 14:14-20

“And I saw, and behold a white [albam] cloud; and upon the cloud, one like the Son of Man having on his head a crown of gold; and in his hand he had a sharp sickle. “And an angel came … Continue reading

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