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The New Jerusalem-Part 2

This week we continued to study the New Jerusalem in Revelation 21:9-22:5 and I couldn’t stop humming. Let the river run. Let all the dreamers Wake the nation. Come, the New Jerusalem. Do you remember these lyrics?  They were written … Continue reading

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Babylon – Part 2

Revelation 17 is where we met the infamous and pretty (on the outside) ugly (on the inside) prostitute Babylon who seduced God’s people into spiritual adultery (idolatry). Her partner in crime, the Beast, betrayed and brutally destroyed her. Revelation 18 goes … Continue reading

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Babylon – Part 1

Babylon, I call her Babs for short, is a prostitute riding the beast and the main character in Revelation 17.  For those of you jumping onto this blog for the first time, the objective is to document my thoughts about Revelation … Continue reading

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Cut the Cord

I cut the cord on a couple of things this week; I skipped class and I cancelled cable.  Class will commence again for me next week, but never will I be tethered to a cable company again.  Rather than write … Continue reading

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Bowl Judgments

Bowl judgments are not synonymous with bong hits.  However, I can see the appeal of medicinal marijuana after reading Revelation 15-16 by day and following the presidential primaries by night.  For the first time in thirty-three years of marriage, on … Continue reading

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What the Hell

Idioms have been prevalent in my writing lately and what the hell is among my favorites. “My Mom just cleaned the house but, what the hell, let’s have a party!” Here it’s used in place of why not or who … Continue reading

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Love and Suffering

Which would I rather write about when given the choice between love and suffering?  We took a break from reading Revelation this week and studied suffering.  Specifically, how Christians must have perseverance since suffering is a part of life.  Argh! … Continue reading

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Choose Joy, Not Anxiety

It’s snowing today in North Carolina and for the past couple of days, many of my neighbors anticipated the weather with great anxiety while I joyfully looked forward to hunkering down and writing.  My apparent 180 degree difference of opinion … Continue reading

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Seven Seals

The seven seals are one of the very few things I had heard about before starting this Revelation class and like most people, my information came from TV and movies.  This week I finally read something about the seven seals … Continue reading

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Enough Already

This is the post I was hoping I would never have to write; I’m at a point where I dread going to class.  This week the lesson was a review of The People of God and all I kept thinking … Continue reading

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