More Than Conquerors
An Interpretation of the Book of Revelation
A volume with a continuous printing history since its first release in 1938, Dr. William Hendriksen’s interpretation of the Book of Revelation has served as a solid resource and a source of inspiration for over two generations now.
In form, symbolism, purpose and meaning, the Book of Revelation is beautiful beyond description”, writes the author. Using sound principles of interpretation, More Than Conquerors unfolds the mysteries of the apocalypse gradually, always with the purpose of showing that we are more than conquerors through Christ Who loved us.
As a pastor, teacher and writer, Dr. Hendriksen was widely known for his ability to combine scholarship with simplicity and warmth. Whether you are a beginning or an advanced student of God’s Word, you will be enlightened and inspired by More Than Conquerors. In this commentary, Dr. Hendriksen challenges you to face a restless and confusing world with a joyful, confident spirit, secure in the knowledge that God reigns and is coming again soon.
“What a wealth of comfort; what an insight into the future; above all, what an unveiling of the love of God are contained in the words of the prophecy of this book!”
About the Author
William Hendriksen (ThD, Princeton Theological Seminary) was professor of New Testament literature at Calvin Theological Seminary. He is author of a nearly complete commentary on the New Testament. Only Acts and Romans remained unwritten when he passed on to the Lord in 1982. He also wrote Israel in Prophecy in 1968.
- Purpose, Theme, and Authorship of Revelation
- General Analysis
- The Unity of the Book
- Progressive Teaching Concerning Final Judgment
- Symbolism in the Book
- Background and Basis for Interpretation
The Book Proper:
- Chapter 1: The Son of Man
- Chapters 2-3: The Seven Lampstands
- 4-7: The Seven Seals
- 8-11: The Seven Trumpets
- 12-14: The Christ versus the Dragon and His Allies
- 15-16: The Seven Bowls
- 17-19: The Fall of the Dragon’s Allies
- 20-22: Victory through Christ