a speculation

A Reasonable Explanation 

A need to understand.  A hypothesis is a proposed explanation for something that doesn’t make sense.  It must be tested.  Is it consistent with what we do know for sure?  How do you explain John introducing himself three times?  There are three different writers named John who had something to do with the Apocalypse.  


a revelation

A First Coming 

A preparing of the way for the Lamb of God.  The word “lamb” is found 27 times in the Apocalypse.  John the Apostle knew John the Baptist knew the Lamb of God.  It was John the Baptist who bare record  of the word of God.  The first Apocalypse.  John the Apostle wrote the second.