Worship, wrath and a harvest

By this time in Revelation, things have gotten pretty bad on earth. The anti-christ has shown his true colors. He has demanded that everyone receive his mark and worship him. Imagine the chaos when any freedom that may have existed up to that point is wiped out. People will finally realize what the hero that … Continue reading Worship, wrath and a harvest

Don’t Let Your Heart Be Hardened

After the brief pause in the opening of the seven seals, the Revelation continues as Jesus opens the final seal. Suddenly, there is silence in heaven for thirty minutes. The silence must have been deafening in contrast to the sound of continual worship. When the seventh seal is finally opened, the trumpet judgments are introduced. … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Heart Be Hardened

God’s Seal and a Comforting Promise

The first six seals have been opened revealing the beginning of God's judgment on the earth, but before the seventh seal is opened there is a pause. John sees an angel holding the seal of God and proclaiming that it is time for God's servants to be marked with His seal. Those that have acknowledged … Continue reading God’s Seal and a Comforting Promise

Heavenly Worship at the Throne of God

As the Revelation from Jesus continues, what John saw next must have been awesome! He peered through an open door and got a glimpse of what was happening in heaven! John saw God on the throne and he couldn’t even find the words to describe it. He did the best he could by comparing the … Continue reading Heavenly Worship at the Throne of God

Jesus is Alive – Forever and Ever!

In the days after the tomb was discovered empty, Jesus' resurrection was not a secret. He appeared to His disciples and others on multiple occasions. He gave many convincing proofs so there would be no doubt that He was indeed alive! (Acts 1:3) He showed His disciples His hands and His feet and told them … Continue reading Jesus is Alive – Forever and Ever!

Good Friday Reflections

On the surface, the name “Good Friday” seems like a misnomer. To Jesus’ friends and followers, there was nothing good about that Friday. The week had started off well. On Sunday, Jesus had entered Jerusalem with a celebration and He spent the week proclaiming the message of His Kingdom to all who would listen. They … Continue reading Good Friday Reflections

Holy Week Reflections

During Holy Week, I can just imagine what it must have been like in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. Jesus made His triumphal entrance into the city and His followers were awaiting the moment when He would overthrow Rome and take His place as their earthly King. It must have been confusing to them when He continued … Continue reading Holy Week Reflections