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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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The New Jerusalem-Part 1

The New Jerusalem is a place.  We’ve heard it mentioned in literature and poetry and music, but do we really have any idea what it is and where it is?  Revelation says it’s a holy city coming down from heaven. … 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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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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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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Monica Is No Jezebel

How, you may ask, would I connect Monica Lewinski and the biblical character Jezebel in a Revelation lesson?  I’m currently reading a terrific book recommended by my daughter entitled Daring Greatly by Brene Brown.  Her TED Talk, The Power of … Continue reading

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Peeking Under the Veil

This week we studied the first chapter of Revelation; after reading eight verses of prologue and introduction, the veil was lifted and we got a peek at John’s first of four visions.  Finally! The past three classes were packed full … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse is Greek for the word revelation.  An apocalypse is a type of literature found in the Old Testament, the New Testament and non biblical writings.  Until now, I thought an apocalypse was a very bad event, a horrific disaster … Continue reading

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The End

This is it, the end of Deuteronomy, the end of the Pentateuch (Torah), and the end of The Life of Moses.  Thirty weeks sounded like a huge commitment to me back in September.  I don’t know why; eight months went … Continue reading

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