Monthly Archives: January 2012

Revelation 22

At the end of all time Eden will be restored.  All the things that are not as they should be will be made right.  I am struck by the healing capacity of the tree in the garden.  The nations will … Continue reading

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Revelation 21

Finally we see that all things are made new.  The language literally indicates that the old forms of heaven and earth will pass away and a new form will be made.  The earth is utopian.  in other words all those … Continue reading

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Revelation 20

After Armageddon there are still 1,000 years to be lived.  1,000 years back from where we are today would take us to the time of the Vikings and William the Conqueror.  A lot has happened since then and the population of the … Continue reading

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Revelation 19

Jesus speaks and countless people die.  This is in stark contrast to the Jesus we might perceive in the gospels.  In the gospels Jesus speaks and brings healing and tenderness.  However, Jesus is God and God is just and loving.  … Continue reading

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Revelation 18

Whatever Babylon represents it definitely includes an economic system.  We see this by how the merchants weep at her downfall.  This could be that Babylon is just a large economic power, like the United States or China, or it could … Continue reading

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Revelation 17

Various interpretations have been offered for the images of Revelation 17.  We must remember that the imagery is apocalyptic and apocalyptic images are brilliant and vague.  To try and be too specific about what images mean involves reading into the … Continue reading

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Revelation 16

People rail against a God who kills people or sits by and allows horrific things to happen.  This is because our anthropology is soft.  We think that mankind by virtue of being its lovely self deserves Hershey’s kisses, foot massages, … Continue reading

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