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What Would God Have Us Do?

[This message is inspired by Ava Pennington’s post titled “Three Messages Pastors Should Not be Afraid to Preach.] Within the overall perspective of God redeeming the creation through his Son Jesus’ ministry, death, resurrection and heavenly intercession there are consistent … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 13

The Dragon’s Henchmen: Monsters of Land & Sea Revelation 13 introduces the dragon’s allies in his battle against “the rest of her seed.” After the dragon’s failure to do away with all of the Lamb’s followers, he goes back to … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 12

A World-Changing Proclamation Following on the heels of John’s appointment as a Prophet (Ch. 10) and a description of how Jesus’ people continue to perform as witnesses of Jesus (11:1-14), Jesus is proclaimed (and, more importantly, worshipped) as the ruler … Continue reading

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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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Discerning God’s Will Today

The context of the “spiritual gifts” chapter (Chapter 12) of Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians helps us to see why he is telling us about them. 1 Cor. 12:1-3 Paul is addressing the problem of how not to be … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 4

In our last installment we left the Throne Room scene with the question of who is worthy to open the scroll found in the hand of “the One on the throne”? After a dramatic pause, the prophet hears that “the … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Revelation, Part 2

Revelation Begins with a short introductory paragraph that gives the title of the book, “The Revelation of Jesus Christ.” This is followed by a statement of intent: showing God’s servants “things that must shortly take place.” This is followed by … Continue reading

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