Book Review:  Revealing Revelation by Amir Tsarfati

With such a title, one would expect a thick imposing volume. Coming from the pen of Amir Tsarfati, who heads a popular nonprofit ministry focusing on Israel and the end times, one would expect something mind-boggling. But this is far from correct.

Written as a ‘tour’ through the book of Revelation, the 259 pages offer deep truths for the average reader. The author holds readers by the hand as it were, using short chapters to guide us from chapter one of the book of Revelation, through the letters to the seven churches, the throne room of heaven, the seven seals, seven trumpets and seven bowls tribulation, the millennial reign of Christ and to the eternal state in the final chapter.

Right at the beginning, the author mentions briefly that the book of Revelation has been interpreted by four main schools of thought – the preterist, the historicist, the idealist, and the futurist.

Unapologetically, the author aligns himself with the futurist position, that from chapter 4 onwards till the end of the book, the events will happen in the future. This position keeps to the literal interpretation of the book of Revelation (like all other books of the Bible) and stays away from any unnecessary allegorizing of Scripture.

This is one book that will increase the reader’s appetite for end times studies.

Elder Richard Lai