The book of Revelation is full of rich imagery and prophecy, but it can be difficult to understand. In this message, Dr. Stanley explains the circumstances and symbolism of John’s vision of the radiant Son of Man in Revelation 1:9-20. Paralyzed by the awesomeness of this vision, John is consoled by Christ who identifies Himself as the Eternal Sovereign. Dr. Stanley continues by outlining seven reasons why the church was so severely persecuted.
Source: Vision of the Glorified Christ