Divine Worship as Judgment Begins

Text: Revelation 4 Several visions of the heavenly throne-room occur in Revelation, usually preceding punitive actions on earth implying divine sovereignty over all earthly events, for events in heaven determine events in the world (7.9–17; 8.1–5; 11.15–19; 14.2–3; 15.2–8; 19.1–10; 21.3–8; see also 1 Kings 22.19–23; Job 1.6–12; 2.1–6).   Overview This chapter is all … [Read more…]

The 7 Churches in Revelation (used by permission of Turning Point)

This week’s lesson is the 7 Churches in Revelation. The notes you will find today are from my pastor, David Jeremiah.  You can find the notes and additional resources at http://www.davidjeremiah.org/site/articles/seven-churches-of-revelation-bible-study.aspx While exiled on the island of Patmos, the apostle John received a revelation from Jesus Christ that we now call the book of Revelation. In … [Read more…]

Rapture vs Glorious Appearing

Differences Between Our Blessed Hope (the Rapture) and the Glorious Appearing (2nd Coming)   Before we look at some differences between the Rapture and the 2nd Coming, we need to look at 2 terms that the Bible uses for the event we call the Rapture of the Church.   The first is paralambano: Dr. Mounce … [Read more…]