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Why did the Bible stop at Revelations?

I mean why didn't anyone keep writing or whatever you want to call it? I have just been trying to learn more lately and this is one of the questions that I have been pondering.

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danni33

Asked by danni33 at 9:18 PM on Apr. 3, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Because if it kept on going indefinitely everyone would have seen it for the farce it is.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:20 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • I imagine it is the same reason the Mayans stopped with their calender stone.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:21 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • it stops at revelations cause thats the end. the end of days and after that it doesnt matter about anything else cause god will reign on earth. (or so i learned)
    chani631

    Answer by chani631 at 9:22 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • yeah because revelations is the end... End of all and its happening now... We are about to see Jesus coming in the clouds of glory PRaise him
    hinson7169

    Answer by hinson7169 at 9:28 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Well, some believe it didn't end with Revelations... You could see the Quran as the last revelation.... Muslims do, although many Christians aren't so knowledgeable about Islam or the Quran....
    And then there are those (Mormons) who believe that the Book of Mormon written by Joseph Smith after he found the Golden Tablets is another revelation...
    Its all a matter of personal opinion/belief...
    bandgeek521

    Answer by bandgeek521 at 9:32 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • because man wrote it does that answer your ?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:35 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • People are still writing about their experiences today.. History is always being written whether it is a book or a personal journal or diary. It is still being written.
    Its just that the Holy Scriptures ended in Revelation. God has not stopped talking or doing His will and purposes on the earth!
    Shaneagle777

    Answer by Shaneagle777 at 9:53 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Because the Revelation marks the end, just as Genesis is the beginning.
    jennijune_21

    Answer by jennijune_21 at 10:21 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • What more could you add after Revelation? I think the entire story has been told...now it's a waiting game...
    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 10:23 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

  • Probably because it seemed like a good point to wrap up. It's a book written by humans, for humans. Why would anyone read past the end of the world?
    RhondaVeggie

    Answer by RhondaVeggie at 10:28 PM on Apr. 3, 2009

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