Monthly Archives: July 2015

Christian Apocalyptic Theology in the New Testament: part 2

When we speak about “Apocalyptic Theology”, we should understand that it is not necessarily about the end of the world. “Apocalyptic” means “to reveal” it does not mean “the end” as many might think, even though everything we know about … Continue reading

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Christian Apocalyptic Theology in the New Testament: part 1

The book of Revelation is the consummation of Christian Apocalyptic Theology of the New Testament, which derives from Jewish Apocalyptic Theology as seen in the Old Testament, and Jewish Apocalyptic Theology as it continued in the Intertestamental period, which is … Continue reading

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Halftime

As of this morning, we have finished the vision that extended from Revelation 8:2 through 11:19. What follows in chapters 12-14 is possibly the most pivotal and misunderstood of all the visions in the book, and I am loath to … Continue reading

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The Seventh Trumpet

Revelation 11:15-19 “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Messiah, and he will reign for ever and ever.” Revelation 11:15b When the seventh trumpet sounds, the final judgment and the fullness of … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: July 29, 2015

    This photo is very similar to the one I used recently in “A Nostalgic Morning”.  I actually took this one first, several steps farther from the river and with a bit of zoom so that the Arlington Memorial … Continue reading

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A Terrified World

But after the three and a half days the breath of life from God entered them, and they stood on their feet, and terror struck those who saw them. Then they heard a loud voice from heaven saying to them, “Come up here.”And … Continue reading

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Death of the Two Witnesses

Now when they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the Abyss will attack them, and overpower and kill them. (11:7) The two witnesses were protected while they gave their testimony to the world concerning the Gospel of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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