Sunday, August 12th 2018 | Revelation 8:1-13 There is a brief pause in heaven as the seventh seal is opened. It, the seventh seal, unleashes the Trumpet judgments on the earth and its inhabitants. There are seven trumpets in all, several of which are described here in chapter 8.
Sunday, August 5th 2018 | Revelation 7:1-17 John’s vision shifts now from breaking of the first 6 seals of judgment on the earth, and there is a sudden shift in time (“after these things” – meta tauta). We now approach the mid-point, the end of 3 ½ yrs of Daniel’s 70th week, the Tribulation.
Sunday, July 8th 2018 | Revelation 4:1-5:14 Recall that 1:19 gives us the divine outline of the Revelation: Things which John has seen (ch 1), things which are (church age in ch2-3), and the things which will take place after these things (ch4-22). Up to now John has seen things revealed on the earth. Now […]
Sunday, July 1st 2018 | Revelation 3:1-22 Sardis: Half-dead in their deeds. Philadelphia: The church of blessedness and encouragement! Laodicea: The lukewarm (yuck!), complacent church.
Sunday, June 10th 2018 | Revelation 2:1-7 You have left (deliberately abandoned) your first love! This implies an intentional decision to make love for Christ of lower importance in their thinking, their emotions, devotions, compared to something else, not merely a love neglected through dis-use. The cure for a hard heart. How to re-light the […]
Sunday, May 27th 2018 | Revelation 1:9-20 In this portion of the introduction (pt II), John gets personal and down in the trenches with those he’s writing to. He joins them in their present condition of trial, and grounds it in obedience to the will of God! Then he takes them to the audience chamber […]
Sunday, May 20th 2018 | Revelation 1:1-11 The book of Revelation/Apocalypse: The revealing, the unveiling of the Lord Jesus Christ in all His regal authority as final judge and terminator of the kingdoms of men (see Daniel 2:31-36), as the Lord who disciplines and then redeems Israel, as the Son of David who returns to […]