1. 0 INTRODUCTION This prophecy was given to the apostle John around 90A. D, that was long following the early church acquired powerfully proclaimed the gospel. The majority of what the apostle John saw in his perspective was prophetic and because of this present age. Even though some of the info regarding the seven churches in Asia was meant for John's life time, it was prophetic and meant for future generations of Christians as well. Those who first proclaimed the gospel..