How easy it is to become distracted, depressed, angry, and frustrated when looking out at our troubled and fallen world. The Apostle John in the book of Revelation offers us another alternative. It is to worship: “To quicken [your] conscience by the holiness of God,to feed [your] mind with the truth of God,to purge [your] … Continue reading Why We Need the Book at the End of the Bible
The Book of Revelation is meant to humble us by a vision of the absolute sovereignty of God over history: past, present, future. There is nothing outside of God’s control. Every power, every evil-power is subject to His rule. ‘There is not a single inch of the whole terrain of our human existence,’ wrote Abraham Kuyper, … Continue reading The Design of the Book of Revelation
The book of Revelation is a manual of comfort to the Church
in her pilgrimage through this world
to the Heavenly Canaan of her rest.
William Wordsworth, in the early 1800s, grasped well the significance of the whole book of Revelation. To a man who suffered bouts of loneliness and heartache due to the death of both of his parents by the time he was 13 years old and his separation from his brothers and sisters, this book was “a … Continue reading Why Read the Book of Revelation?
The Church at Ephesus - Losing Your First Love (Revelation 2:1-7) Not prioritizing a loving relationship with Jesus Christ arrests the movement of the gospel and leads a church to become a monument. This church ended up losing her first love for Christ. What is the Lord asking you tod do to prioritize your relationship … Continue reading What arrests the movement of the gospel in our midst?