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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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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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A Refreshing Revelation

Dr. Paul Spilsbury taught Theology and New Testament at Canadian Bible College in the late 1990’s when I was a student there. I had heard that he was working on a book that would debunk many of the fanciful futuristic … Continue reading

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