Monthly Archives: July 2009

A Refreshing Revelation, Part 10

Eating God’s Words Revelation 10. A mighty “angel” descends from heaven, interrupting the action once again.The description of this angel is similar to one that Ezekiel the Prophet saw as he was inaugurated as a prophet (Ezek. 1:26-28). Ezekiel sees … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 9

The First Two Woes: The Big Guns Face Off In This Corner: Locusts From Hell 9:1-12. When the fifth trumpet sounds, the angel that had already fallen to the ground at the third trumpet opens a great abyss and releases … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 8

Interlude: Incensed Prayer 8:1-6 As the seventh seal is opened we have yet another delay. Seven angels with seven trumpets line up to sound, but the action is stopped for an angel who bears a bowl. “Much incense” is placed … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 7

Interlude: The Army of God Chapter 7:1-8. Just when we seem to be getting to the seventh seal, there is a dramatic pause… …to give time for God to set his “seal” upon all those who serve him. The seal … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 6

Fifth Seal: Cry of the Martyrs Revelation 6:9-11 From the scenes of military, economic and ecological disaster on earth we jarringly find ourselves transported to an altar in heaven. There are souls under the altar, who are identified as martyrs … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 5

The Four Horsemen In Chapter 6, Jesus begins opening the seals. The first four are the so-called “four horsemen of the Apocalypse” that many groups have used to scare their members into obeying their rules and leaders. The images are … Continue reading

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