A Vision of the Glorified Son The Return of the King Revelation 1:9-20 What is Jesus like now? How does He look? Act? The better our understanding of who Christ really is, the quicker we’ll respond in submission and obedience. The greater our willingness to submit to Christ, the deeper will be the truths He reveals to us - Swindoll 1. Suffering and Service are worth it because of Jesus Christ (vs.9-11) Partnership Pain Privilege Purpose “Endurance” 2. Seeing the Glorified Jesus is life-changing His Presence in the churches His Portrait High Priest King Prophet Christ’s holiness Christ’s all-knowingness Christ chastises sin in the church Christ’s authority Christ’s control of church leaders Christ’s judgment on the church’s enemies Christ’s glory His Plan "What you have seen” - Revelation 1:9–20 “What is” - Chapters 2–3. “What will take place after this” Chapters 4–22.