Monthly Archives: December 2011

Revelation 11:1-14

In the middle of the destruction of REvelation there are two prophets – two witnesses.  They are modeled on Elijah and Moses.  We see this is the way that they can pray for rain or plagues of blood.  The account … Continue reading

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Revelation 10

It seems to me that Revelation 10 is about a judgement rolled out against Creation.  The angel in this passage stands both on the land and in the sea.  The problem with any interpretation of the purpose of the angel … Continue reading

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Revelation 8,9

A series of trumpets sounding i the Old testament would herald the arrival of something very important.  The seven trumpets in Revelation herald the arrival of devastation and plagues.  These plagues are intermediate.  They span the gap between the seals … Continue reading

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Revelation 6 & 7

Three waves of destruction are unleashed from heaven.  The first are unleashed by the breaking of seals.  The secod is unleashed by the blowing of trumpets.  The third is unleashed by the pouring out of bowls.  The three waves increase … Continue reading

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Revelation 4 & 5

The NIV Study Bible says: These two chapters constitute an introduction to chapters 6-20.  In the throne room of heaven, the Lamb assumes the responsibility of initiating the great final conflict with the forces of evil, the end of which … Continue reading

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Revelation 2 & 3

The letters to the churches in Revelation are read a number of ways.  Remember that the language is figurative and so is open to more than an historical, literal meaning.  The churches are historically existant at the time of the … Continue reading

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Revelation 1:9-20

Having been introduced to the author, the Book of Revelation now focuses on the one who gives the Revelation.  Jesus, in this passage does not come across as gentle Jesus meek and mild.  Jesus in this passage has a sword … Continue reading

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