Just what exactly is Jesus promising when he says, “Whoever believes in me will also do the works that I do; and greater works than these will he do” (John 14:12)? In wrestling with this text, I’ve come to four major conclusions.
I’ve seen a lot of folks get hung up on Paul’s choice of words in 1 Corinthians 7:25. In the context of giving instructions regarding marriage and singleness, he says, “Now concerning virgins, I have no command of the Lord,… Read More ›
The sixth seal (Rev 6:12-17) brings us all the way up to the onslaught of God’s final judgment. But there’s a lot more to the story.
Revelation 4-5 showed us how beautiful and powerful and loving God is. He made us; he sustains creation by his power; and Christ gave his life to redeem us and bring those who believe in him into God’s family. We… Read More ›
Revelation chapter 5 continues John’s inside look into God’s heavenly throne room. He’s beheld the majesty of the One who sits on the throne, and he’s heard the worship that’s going on in heaven, but now we get to the… Read More ›
One question commonly grips readers of Revelation: what exactly is the identity of the strange cast of characters surrounding God’s throne in chapter 4? Who are the twenty-four “elders” and the four “living creatures,” and what does their presence add… Read More ›
The primary, driving vision of Revelation 4-22 is John’s glimpse of God’s heavenly throne room. Find out why it should bring us great comfort to remember that God is on his throne (and not for the reasons you may have heard before!).