Two Beastly for words

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and perhaps that is one of the reasons why John linked the book of Revelation to the star sign pictures in the heavens. For instance, look at this depiction of the constellations of Aries, Taurus, Cetus, and Orion; what a story it tells.

The Weapons of our Warfare

We know that the devil is at war with the church. This truth is implied and stated in many parts of scripture and set out clearly in Revelation 12:17; ‘Then the dragon was enraged at the woman and went off to make war against the rest of her offspring — those who obey God’s

Woe is Us

A natural calamity can be a warning but a supernatural invasion can only be described as a Woe. The First four trumpet blasts of Revelation represent ecological warnings to mankind (discussed in my previous post), but the two that follow are of an entirely different nature and are called ‘woes’. The trumpets

The Golden Altar of Prayer

Here is a biblical riddle: “When and why did the Altar of Incense in the Tabernacle move?” The answer will intrigue and encourage you. Revelation Chapter Eight marks the start of Part Three of the book. Each part covers the period between the first and second comings of Christ, but from different

The Seven-sealed Scroll

There are some very valuable documents housed in museums and vaults around the world, but none of them compare in importance to the heavenly reality of the one pictured in Revelation. In my last post I covered the disclosure of the throne of God, which John saw in heaven, as the central

Model and Reality

    Who needs a Time Machine when we have the book of Revelation?! The fascinating yet frustrating idea of traveling back in time was popularised by H. G. Wells in his story The Time Machine, published in 1895. Since then many books have been written

The Throne in Heaven

‘At once I was in the Spirit, and there before me was a throne in heaven with someone sitting on it’. So starts the second part of the book of Revelation. Chapter Two is complex and multidimensional, but it is a WONDERFUL disclosure of what and who occupies the center of everything.

Let whoever has an ear, hear

  Our love for Jesus must be first in priority, just as it was when we first came to know Him. At last we have come to the end of the letters to the seven churches of Revelation. In an earlier post in this series I gave a summary

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