I believe it to be God’s providence that our church, at the time of writing, was studying the book of Genesis and the book of the Revelation at the same time (the former during our Sunday morning service, and the latter during our Sunday evening
Imagine for a moment that you are a Christian – perhaps even a Jewish Christian – in 65 A.D. There are two major religious norms of your day: (1) the worship of Caesar and the state (which is essentially atheism), and (2) Judaism, which is
For much of the church at large today, the focus is on the end times. Every time a major disaster strikes (as, for instance, the tsunami disaster of 26 December 2004), believers are quick to assert that the end is nigh. Though this attitude is
We have spent considerable time in the opening verses of Revelation (I do plan to move far quicker through the rest of the book). We have done so for good reason: as one author put it, the key to Revelation is in the front door.