Category Archives: Revelation

Final Four

Finishing my reading plan for the year always comes with a sense of satisfaction. Maybe this year more than some others because it was been one of the few consistent things about 2020. So much turmoil, uncertainty, and disappointment in … Continue reading

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Done

Done! Anyone else feel that way? Done? Not done as in “tapping out” done. But done as in feeling like the cupboards are bare, the tank is empty, and we’re mostly just running on fumes. I’m thinking pandemic fatigue is … Continue reading

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Keep Your Shirt On

I meet with a buddy on Thursday nights. We met last night. We were both tired. Feeling it physically, feeling it emotionally, and if we’re honest, kinda feeling it spiritually. Weary is the word that kept coming up in the … Continue reading

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All His Story

I guess I could start my yearly reading plan in December rather than January. That is if I wanted to be reading the story of Jesus birth in the month when we focus on celebrating His birth. But this morning, … Continue reading

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Authority and Peace

Authority. That’s the word that caught my attention this morning — I’m guessing, prompted by the Spirit who is the One who illuminates God’s word. And, in kind of a circuitous route, found that authority and peace can be closely … Continue reading

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A Shelter and A Shepherd

John saw a great multitude, more than could be numbered. They were from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. While I’m sure that what they beheld must have taken … Continue reading

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A Common Denominator

The impact of the contrast never fades. The wonder at reading the two put side by side and beheld in but one Person is jaw-dropping, again. No wonder everything in heaven goes facedown as they behold the Lion and the … Continue reading

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Don’t Let It Go

Hovering over the last church in Revelation 2, Thyatira. What a complex church. On the one hand, within their gathering there’s all the stuff that you’d want to see in a church, all the stuff that the Lord who is … Continue reading

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A King and A Kingdom

Turned the corner and headed down the homestretch of my reading plan this morning. Started in on the minor prophets and Revelation which, along with the rest of Job and the culmination of John’s gospel with the finished work and … Continue reading

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Always the Lamb

I think I’ve always had a bit of resistance to leaving baby Jesus in the manger at Christmas. That, for some reason, I’ve needed to remind myself that the idyllic scene I love to imagine through the various nativity displays … Continue reading

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