Welcome to our Revelation Blog! We will be posting resources and pastoral thoughts on this blog throughout our sermon series to help all of us as we seek to know and follow Jesus..
What about the Rapture?
So you’ve been listening to the sermons in our Revelation series and maybe you’re starting to ask, where is the rapture in the book of Revelation? The short answer is, nowhere.
Repentance Part 2
Have you ever tried to apologize to someone only to find out things just got worse? Years ago, I was at my brother’s house and I needed to apologize for something I had said to him. I knew in my heart that I was wrong and he deserved an apology.
Repentance Part 1
Back in 1996 I was at Mardi Gras in New Orleans and I remember being amidst a crowded street, packed with people. And there above the crowd, a man’s sign was held high for all to see.
2020 has reminded me of what Jesus said long ago in John 16:33 that “in this world you will have tribulation.” This year has either been one long tribulation, or one tribulation after another. Either way, so many people are struggling to endure as loneliness, depression, suicide, abuse and divorce are on the rise.
Four Views of Revelation
When it comes to the book of Revelation, many of us feel confused. It is a difficult book to understand, and we have heard a variety of interpretations. Theologians have general agreement on chapters 1-3 (the introduction and letters to the 7 churches) and on chapters 21-22 (the physical return of Christ and the new heavens and new earth).
Why Study Revelation?
The book of Revelation, with all its symbolism can be a confusing and intimidating book to read and study.As Christians we tend to over-simplify it by saying things like, “Jesus wins, that’s all that matters.”