A Phrase

that can only be attributed to John the Babtist.  The word lamb is used 27 times in the Apocalypse and only 4 times in the rest of the New Testament.  The two in John’s Gospel are attributed to John the Baptist.  Jesus is mentioned 14 times in the Apocalypse. The commentary of Victorinus mentions Jesus 9 times.  Only four of them are direct references to the Apocalypse and they could have been added by Jerome who was not satisfied with the commentary and actually modified it.  Furthermore Victorinus does not mention Antipas or any of the seven churches.  He is not the only one.  Eusebius has the same problem but it is worse.


Watch for more pieces that fit.  Blessed is the one who looks.
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