I am currently in a debate with a non-Catholic over whether Jesus (or God) told the apostles to write scripture as a means of passing on the faith. He contends that in Rev 1:11 the call for John to write down in scrolls to the seven churches constitutes just that.
I countered that Jesus told the aposles in Matt 28 that the faith should be spread by preaching to all the nations.
I told him and I may be wrong on this that the seven churches were the ones that Ignatius of Antioch wrote letters to. Many of the names were the same and I may have assumed too much. Upon thinking about this, if these are Ignatius Letters then that would be information against the early writing of Revelation maybe ??
I could use some help on this.