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Revelation – ‘Behold, I make all things new’

The scenes of judgement and destruction in the previous chapter are countered with scenes of creation and blessing in chapter 21.

Revelation – Views on the ‘millennium’

Revelation chapter 20 is a sort of theological rail station through which various sorts of interpretive trains pass. Each train travels from a different Scripture tradition and espouses a view of the end times which attempts to find its home in this passage. Six times in this passage St. John refers to a “thousand years” […]

The Fall of Babylon

In chapters 17-18 of Revelation St John uses several ancient rhetorical techniques.

A Final Call to Repentance

Chapter 14 of Revelation opens as a counter point to the worship of the beast described in Chapter 13.

The Bible and Typology in Revelation 12

One common difference between our modern notion of Bible interpretation and the ancient one we see in the Bible itself,

The War in Heaven and the Beast

As we come to the end of the series of judgments concluding with the seven bowls of God’s fury in Revelation 16, we notice another transition that occurs beginning with Chapter 12 of Revelation.

The Book of Revelation: Mary the New Ark of the Covenant

As we continue our study of Revelation, we have observed a series of three sets of progressive judgments involving seven seal-openings, seven trumpets and finally seven bowls of God’s wrath.

The Book of Revelation: ‘The Seven Trumpets’

In the central section of Revelation there is an extended narrative involving a parallel series of three sets of progressive judgments;

Revelation: ‘The Seven Seals of Divine Judgment’

As we have already seen, Revelation was primarily written for the encouragement and consolation of those experiencing suffering and persecutions.

Revelation:‘Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God almighty’

As mentioned previously, the book of Revelation can be organized around successive images of Jesus Christ:

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April 25, 2015
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