Revelation 12-22: Wrath, judgment and the New Jerusalem.

January 30, 2016. Reading: Revelation 12-21. Background: Revelation 6-11. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 12 Satan banished to earth: This chapter mainly addresses the events that took place in the spiritual realm during the coming of the Christ. We see that before the Christ came, a woman clothed with the sun is in birth pains because…

Revelation 6-11: Cycles of wrath and destruction.

January 26, 2016. Reading: Revelation 6-12. Background: Revelation 1-5. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 6 The seven seals: After we are called into heaven to see the awesome worship and praise of the Lamb who is worthy to open the seven seals, here we follow the opening of the seals. Before we go too much further,…

Revelation 1-5: The revelation of Jesus Christ.

January 11, 2016. Reading: Revelation 1-5. Background: The book of Revelation holds a very unique position amongst Christian thought and theology. The book is a letter containing the revelation┬áthat the apostle John was given to send to the seven churches in Asia minor, probably near the end of the first century (though some argue that…

Job 25-26: Man and God.

April 2, 2015. Daily Reading: Job 25-26. Background: Job 23-24. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 25 “How can man be pure before God?”: It seems that Bildad is going for the kill here as Job hasn’t listened to anything else that they have told him. Since Job still claims that he has done no wrong before…

Are you drifting?

July 31, 2014. “Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, lest we drift away from it. For since the message declared by angels proved to be reliable, and every transgression or disobedience received a just retribution, how shall we escape if we neglect such a great salvation? It was declared…

Seemingly new revelations.

February 25, 2014. I cannot tell you how many times I have read through the opening chapter of Acts. Probably between 50-100, though that is purely a guess with no statistical backing. However, I was having a bible study with a friend today, and when we read through the first five verses, two different ideas…

The number to be completed.

February 18, 2014. Revelation is often viewed as a scary book to most Christians. Some are brave enough to dive into the great liturgical abyss, but most of us steer clear. I was like that until this previous summer, where I found a really good podcast sermon series on the concluding book. I now see…