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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 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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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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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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The Throne Room

It is synchronistic how, after describing my powder room in last week’s post, the lesson this week is all about the throne room of the Creator. I mean no disrespect by that. We have finally gotten to John’s second vision … Continue reading

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Gems in Revelation

Sometimes I wonder how it is that I am writing a blog about Revelation, now, at this point in my life and why, when I have steered so clear of religion, would I tackle the Bible?  The only exposure I … 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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