Monthly Archives: October 2009

A Refreshing Revelation, Part 17

The Beast’s Bad Babe Ok, so maybe the alliteration is a bit much. Chapter 17 shows the true nature of the system of Emperor-worship, personified as a woman of ill-repute (does anybody even use that expression anymore?). On the outside … Continue reading

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Tabernacles: The Feast of Living Waters

The book or John organizes Jesus’ ministry around different “Jewish” festivals, many of which were ordained by God for Israel in the days of Moses. The events chronicled in John 7-10 take place during and immediately after (mostly the next … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 16

The Judgment Bowl: A Best-of-Seven Series In Revelation chapter 16 we are again met with plague-images that evoke the memory of the Exodus from Egypt in Exodus 8 and 9. Waters on land and sea turn to blood, there are … Continue reading

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Jesus and the Feast of Tabernacles Light-show

Kevin Howard and Marvin Rosenthal have done the Christian world a good turn by writing a layman-friendly book about the festivals observed by Jewish people, both biblical and extra-biblical. The descriptions and most of the ideas below are based (either … Continue reading

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The Rule of Law?

One thing that many genres of literature throughout the ages have tried to do is describe or prescribe the world as it should be – what are called utopias. Plato’s The Repulblic, T.H. White’s The Once and Future King are … Continue reading

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Jesus: Tabernacling With Humanity

The traditional view in Herbert W. Armstrong’s Worldwide Church of God is that Isaiah 11:6-9 is to be fulfilled in the 1000 year reign of Christ on earth, while Isaiah 65:20 applied to a judgment period described in Rev. 20:11-15. … Continue reading

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Is the Feast of Tabernacles Really About the Millennium?

Usually these posts more-or-less reflect the consensus of Wascana Fellowship. This one is about a more personal view of the Fall Festival season mentioned in the Old Testament. In other words, this view does not necessarily represent the overall views … Continue reading

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