The Revelation has to do with the things that shall take place in the future. John has a revelation and is told that the seven lampstands are the churches and the One in the midst of the lampstands is Christ. Chapters four and five are absolutely beautiful, filled with profound truth about heaven. Chapters six through nineteen focus on one little seven-year period known as the Great Tribulation, which is one among all the events called the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
The Assignment of the Apostle