Monthly Archives: August 2015

Gog and Magog

Revelation 20:7-15 When the thousand years are over, Satan will be released from his prison and will go out to deceive the nations in the four corners of the earth—Gog and Magog—and to gather them for battle. In number they are like the sand … Continue reading

Posted in Bible | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Monday Morning

Another Monday morning… I don’t know about you, but I didn’t want to wake up today, in fact, I didn’t really want it to be Monday; yuk. This is no way to go out and face the new week! I … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Unity

In Christ, there are no divisions among people, there is only unity.  In Christ, it does not matter if we are rich or poor, black or white, male or female; we are one. Of course, culture tends to interfere… But … Continue reading

Posted in Christian Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments

Apocalyptic Elements in Revelation 20:4-6

…They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years. (The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended.) This is the first resurrection. Blessed and holy are those who share in the first resurrection. The … Continue reading

Posted in Bible | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Apocalyptic Elements in Revelation 20:1-4

As I mentioned last time, I’ll begin our study of Revelation 20-22 by discussing the apocalyptic elements of the text first, with an emphasis on chapter 20. And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the key to the … Continue reading

Posted in Bible | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Seventh Vision; Revelation 20-22

John’s seventh and final vision is both amazing and beautiful, yet it is also amazingly controversial. From an apocalyptic point of view, it is the crowning jewel of Christian Theology, but from an eschatological point of view, it creates as … Continue reading

Posted in Bible | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Curtains for the Beast and the False Prophet

Revelation 19:11-21 This section details the final judgment of the beast and the false prophet, the beast from the earth. For the most part, it uses images we have already seen. Verses 11-16 identify the victorious Christ as the rider … Continue reading

Posted in Bible | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment