This week I wanted to quickly draw your attention to another free eBook, because we all love books. This one is a helpful study guide on the book of Revelation by Vern Poythress. If you have ever been interested in studying the book of Revelation in its historical and original context this is a fantastic … Continue reading Studying Revelation (Free Study Guide)
You may be as wishful as you'd like to be, but the matter of final judgment isn’t a matter of opinion. It will come. “Then I saw a great white throne and Him who was seated on it. From His presence earth and sky fled away, and no place was found for them. And I … Continue reading The Finale of History
How many of you have ever been out of the country? I have, and every time I go abroad I always look forward to one moment: walking out of the airport in the new country for the first time. Any of you know what I mean? It’s a different country, with different sights, different sounds, … Continue reading From the Archives: How Should We Interpret the Book of Revelation?
Reality #4: The Worship of All Peoples (5:8-14) See how the rest of this chapter unfolds from v8-14. When Jesus took the scroll the four living creatures and the 24 elders fell down before Him, with their golden bowls of incense, and then what happened? They sang a new song with these words, “Worthy are … Continue reading The Sacrifice of Self for the Joy of All Peoples
Today I'll cover the next 2 massive realities given to us in Revelation 4-5. Reality #2: The Dilemma of Worthiness (5:1-4) The scene in chapter 4 continues uninterrupted in 5:1, where we see the One sitting on the throne who is worthy of all worship, holding a sealed scroll in His right hand. Opinions abound … Continue reading Our Unworthiness & Christ’s Worthiness
Revelation 4-5 put 4 of the largest Biblical realities on display for us, that when taken together show us not only the universal nature of the Church, they show us the true nature of the gospel: Reality #1: The Holiness of God (4:1-11) We learn from 4:1 that John is now having another vision, and in … Continue reading The Holiness of God on His Throne
How many of you have ever been out of the country? I have, and every time I go abroad I always look forward to one moment: walking out of the airport in the new country for the first time. Any of you know what I mean? It’s a different country, with different sights, different sounds, … Continue reading How Should We Approach the Book of Revelation?