Revelation: Hermeneutical review

We have spent some time in missions and been away from the book of Revelation for a while. We want to continue now looking at the body of the prophecy having looked at all the introductory material. But before we can proceed I think it is most important that we remind ourselves of our hermeneutical approach. Hermeneutics is the science of interpreting the bible and there is no harder book in the bible to interpret than Revelation. So allow me then to take three minutes on each of the ten principles we need to remember when reading this book as a way of priming the pump for the rest of the book.