Tag Archives: New Testament

On the subject of vengeance.


Several weeks ago the Monday morning study leader announced that the following week we would be starting a study on vengeance. To show that the carnal side of me still exists, I wrote this on my notepad, Coming up next … Continue reading

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A cryptic history lesson. The journey through Revelation. Chapter 9


Previously, I mentioned that Revelation 12 comes across as a cryptic history lesson. How else do you explain rapidly why we have this hope? If you have read Paul’s writings in the New Testament, then you know that this HOPE … Continue reading

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How can we know when we are close to the end? Chapter two.


Does God have a seven-year period, or is this just man’s idea? God has given us a multitude of examples that prove that He is deeply invested in the number seven. Creation happened within six yoms of time, and then … Continue reading

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Who are the dead that are brought before the Great White throne?


The imagery of the Great White throne comes specifically from Revelation 20. However, we also find this same throne of judgment, alternately described, in the parable we find in Matthew 25; this is the parable of the sheep and the … Continue reading

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On winning the lost


¬†Senior bible study is still on the theme of winning the lost. They should be asking my dad, he would put Pastor Greg Laurie to shame, and he seems to have a come back for everything. What they do not … Continue reading

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The rapture or end times in virtually every book of the New Testament.


I am no longer afraid of tackling Revelation or studying the end times. The result of that change in me makes me want to talk about it every chance I get. Since¬†I have heard it said that the rapture, and … Continue reading

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Several weeks ago


Several weeks ago, at the end of the concerts in the park season, I came across a table, at the back of the crowd, loaded with Christian books, and they were giving them away. Yes, curiosity got me and I … Continue reading

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A response to my post, “A Short Course in Revelation” – part one.


The paper, A Short Course on the Book of Revelation, was intentionally brief, and no where close to being a scholarly dissertation. I am just a lay person, like many of you, but I am of the belief that Revelation … Continue reading

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