Keys as identified in the book:

1)     What John saw = the word of God and testimony of Jesus Christ 1:2

2)     Jesus Christ = the faithful witness = the firstborn from the dead = the ruler of the kings of the earth 1:5

3)     Alpha & Omega = beginning and ending = Lord God = who is, and who was, and who is to come = the Almighty 1:8 = first and last (1:11)

4)     7 stars = angels of 7 churches 1:20

5)     7 candlesticks = 7 churches 1:20

6)     The descriptive phrase introducing the writer of the letter to each church  = the Spirit

7)     City of my God = New Jerusalem which is coming down out of heaven from my God 3:12

8)     7 lamps before the throne = 7 spirits of God 4:5

9)     Lord God Almighty = He which was, and is and is to come 4:8

10) Him on the throne = Him that liveth forever and ever 4:10

11) Lion of tribe of Judah = the Root of David = a Lamb looking as if it had been slain 5:5-6

12) 7 horns and 7 eyes of the Lamb = 7 spirits of God sent out into all the earth 5:6

13) vials full of odours = prayers of the saints 5:8

14) the Lamb = the one who redeemed us (those covered by the blood) to God by thy blood from every kindred, tongue, people and nation 5:8-9

15)  us (those redeemed) = kings and priests to God who will reign on earth 5:10

16) Rider on pale horse = Death 6:8

17) Souls under the altar = those slain for the word of God and testimony they held 6:9

18) In reference to verse 9 – Those wearing white robes and holding palm branches = those who have come out of great tribulation and have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb 7:14

19) Angel of Abyss = Abaddon = Appolyon 9:11

20) 1st woe = 5 trumpet judgment; 2d woe = 6th trumpet judgment; 3d woe = 7th trumpet judgment 9:12

21) 2 witnesses = 2 olive trees = 2 lampstands that stand before the God of the earth 11:4

22) Great city which is spiritually called Sodom and Gomorrah = where our Lord was crucified = Jerusalem 11:8

23) The great dragon = that old serpent = the devil = Satan 12:9 & 20:2

24)  Mark of the beast = the number of a man = 666   13:18

25) seal of 144,000 = Father of the LambŐs name14:1

26) Compared to Daniel 7:13, Son of Man – Jesus 14:14

27) 3 spirits like frogs from mouths of dragon, beast and false prophet = demons who work miracles 16:14

28) 7 heads on the beast the whore is riding = 7 mountains 17:9

29) The beast that was and is not = an 8th king that is of the 7    17:11

30) Ten horns on the beast = ten kings which are given power by the beast 17:12

31) The Lamb = Lord of lords, and King of kings 17:14

32) Waters where the whore sits = peoples, multitudes, nations & tongues 17:15

33) Woman on the beast = the great city (Babylon) which reigns over the kings of the earth 17:18

34) He on the white horse = Faithful and True = The Word of God = King of kings & Lord of lords 19:11, 13, 16

35)  The holy city = new Jerusalem 21:2

36)  He on the throne = Alpha & Omega = God 21:5-7

37)  Lake of fire and brimstone = the second death 21:8

38)  Alpha & Omega = Jesus = root and offspring of David = bright and morning star 22:13 & 16