Ever been in the wrong place at the wrong time? Turns out the whole world will be in the wrong place at the wrong time - during the Tribulation! Or will they?
We hate when our words are taken out of context. We must be careful not to do this to the authors of the Bible - especially the prophets!
"Historical context" makes it much easier to interpret the Bible. Without it, we stand no chance of interpreting prophecy correctly.
Revelation might be the most confusing book in the Bible! But we can understand it if we handle it with common sense. What most confuses you about it?