Tag Archives: Sin

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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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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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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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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Discomfort and Safety

It was at about this time last year that I lost interest in the subject matter we were covering in class; studying the plagues in Egypt got a little boring.  In addition, I had gotten a much closer look at … 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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Prophecy, Prediction, or Potential?

This week’s lesson was about biblical prophecy.  A great deal of time was invested listing the prominence of prophecy and the traits of prophecy and the tests for truth in prophecy widely accepted by Christians.  The Bible is a story … Continue reading

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