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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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Hypocrites in History

Hindsight is twenty-twenty and hypocrites throughout history are abundant.  According to Merriam-Webster, a hypocrite is a person who claims or pretends to have certain beliefs about what is right but who behaves in a way that disagrees with those beliefs.  … 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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Transformational Change

How and why and when does one undergo transformational change?  This week the curriculum focused on the books of Joel in the Old Testament and 2 Peter in the New Testament for background information relevant to Revelation references about the … Continue reading

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The Lion’s Den

Revelation is filled with references to the book of Daniel which includes that famous Bible story about Daniel in the lion’s den.  I’ll admit it was a refreshing change.  He was a cool guy: smart, strong, respectful, psychic, and in time … Continue reading

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