I just want to remind everyone that this Sunday, New Year’s Eve, we will only be having one service at 10 am. We’ll be praying for the new year, singing together, taking communion, and considering Jesus’ words in John 16:33. It’s been a tumultuous year and I know many people are glad to see it […]Read More A New Year’s Hope
The big day is just a day and a half out – and I know many of us are excited and busy! I just want to remind you that we’re taking a break from our study in Revelation for the next two Sundays. Tomorrow, on Christmas Eve, we’ll have one, short service at 10am, and […]Read More It’s Christmas Time!
As we approach the celebration of Jesus’ entrance into our world this Christmas season, we’ll find interestingly, in our study through the book of Revelation this week, the birth of Christ from an apocalyptic perspective. Well be reading chapter 12:1-17. Once again in our study we’ll see that things aren’t always as they appear. As […]Read More A Birth and a Battle
While Revelation may be the most puzzling book of the Bible, chapters 10 and 11 prove to be the most puzzling section of Revelation. The imagery is dense and the symbolism is deep and this will take some thinking as we navigate our way through this section. We’re first introduced to an angel holding a […]Read More Can I Get Two Witnesses?
This week we’ll be reading two chapters in Revelation – chapters 8-9 – as we continue on our journey through this book. There is a dense amount of imagery in this section dealing with another set of 7 events. We’ll be reading about the seven trumpet judgments that come on the earth. As we’ve said […]Read More The Trumpet Section
Many commentators view Revelation 7 as the most comforting and encouraging vision of the entire book. That is the section we’ll be reading this Sunday as we continue our series through these famous last words. The vision starts rather oddly, with four angels holding back what appear to be destructive winds from scorching the earth. […]Read More Sealed and Secured
Shoot! I’m really late posting this – and I’m limited on time. So…just quickly, we’re going to be reading Revelation chapter 6 this Sunday. The first 6 seals of the scroll will be opened and we’ll look at the conditions of this broken world that are the result of God’s kingdom breaking in. Also…you’ll get […]Read More The Crisis of Resistance