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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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Hallelujah – A White Wedding

The title of this post, Hallelujah-A White Wedding might fool you.  It’s actually a mash up of Revelation 19 where the Apostle John’s vision segues into a series of three subjects: the shouting of Hallelujah from heaven after the fall of … 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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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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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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The Beast – Part 1

In my last post, I asked the question, “Who is the beast?” According to Merriam-Webster, a beast is a contemptible person or something formidably difficult to control or deal with.  Dictionary.com says it’s the crude animal nature common to humans … 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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144,000

Revelation 7 is where one finds an introduction to the famous number 144,000.  As I mentioned in Apocalypse Now, I have always believed the number 144,000 a metaphor for positive change in humanity facilitated by a critical mass of people; … Continue reading

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Breaking the Seals

Jesus starts breaking the seals.  Revelation 6 can be divvied up into three sections: a description of four horses and their riders, martyrs under an alter in the throne room, and people hiding. Although I don’t remember bombing my ACTs and … Continue reading

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