Summary: The Revelation to John was sent from God down to John through multiple intermediaries. John is a "bond servant" and will faithfully record what he is told to write. We, in turn, have the priviledge to study this document.
Summary: John is greeting the seven churches in Asia on behalf of the 7 Spirits and from Jesus Christ (his close friend while on earth). The salutation ends with a "Statement of Authority" from the Lord God.
Summary: John hears a voice and sees "one like a son of man". The vision so overwhelms John that he falls down prone. The "One" gently touches John with His right hand.