Revelation

Revelation 21 | Heaven on Earth

“Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away ... And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God” (Rev. 21.1-2). Sometimes, when we attempt to describe something that is indescribably...

Revelation 20 | The End of Sin

"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 -- to gather them for battle. In number, they are like the sand on the seashore. They marched across the...

Revelation 19 | The One Invitation You Should Not Ignore

“Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb!” Rev. 19:9 On occasion, I will receive an invitation in the mail to come to a banquet meal at a pricey restaurant here in Knoxville. The invitation is motivated by an attempt to sell you something...

Revelation 18 | The Final Countdown

For those of you who don’t know, I’m a child of the 80s. As we are coming to the end of Revelation a song keeps playing on a loop in my head. It is the song, “Final Countdown” by a band named Europe. It had a driving beat and few words so as to be easily remembered....

Revelation 17 | Don’t Underestimate the Dark Side!

Reared in the 70’s and 80’s, I grew up in the Star Wars generation. Starting in 1977 with the original movie and carrying on through today with the Force Awakens. As a culture, we can’t get enough of this galactic battle that spans generations. Starting with young...

Revelation 16 | God Is Still Angry!

That’s not exactly a title for an article that would draw a reader in. Who wants to read about how mad God is at the human race? Nevertheless, it accurately describes these later chapters of the book of Revelation (14-18). No matter how you cut it, the wrath of God is...

Revelation 15 | Boy, Do They Sing in Heaven!

As we read Revelation this week, we see another song popping up in the midst of the apocalyptic activity that John experienced (Chapter 15). This made me think about worship throughout book of Revelation. As we have seen, this book is not really about things...

Revelation 14 | Endure To The End

Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus. And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they...