In Revelation 2-3, we get to listen in as Jesus gives seven different churches a performance review. We should study them to learn what criteria Jesus is holding us to.
I had the privilege of getting to preach one of the messages in our church’s summer series this week. It’s been a while since I’ve had the chance to preach a full sermon, so this was really a delight for… Read More ›
The first vision in the book of Revelation is not of doom or judgment; it’s a vision of Jesus. Learn what the imagery John sees has to teach us.
The book of Revelation opens by telling us that its contents must take place “soon.” The time is near. But how does that work? After all, Revelation was written over 1,900 years ago!
Who wrote Revelation, and when? Why was it written? And how was it intended to be read? Knowing this background will help us read Revelation with the right approach, so we don’t miss the points the book was originally trying to make.
When you’re reading a book of the Bible, one of the easiest mistakes to make is to breeze past the parts that were originally sung. The book of Revelation is a case-in-point. It’s positively teeming with songs — more so than any other book of the New Testament. But what’s the point of all the music?
How do we make sense of such a strange and symbolic text like Revelation? We need to unlearn some faulty approaches and get back to focusing on the book’s main point.
2020 certainly feels pretty apocalyptic. But what should Christians really be focusing on when they think about the last days?
I stumbled across an excellent podcast interview that’s worth your time. Shane Rosenthal interviews author & apologist Lydia McGrew, who is someone you should definitely familiarize yourself with if you’re interested in Christian apologetics and evidence for the reliability of… Read More ›