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Category Archives: Revelation

Revelation and Time, part I

It is nearly universally accepted in Christianity that the first four chapters of the book of Revelation were addressed to their named recipients, the seven churches in Asia Minor. Most also affirm that they were fulfilled in the first century. What happens next, in many interpretations, however, is funny. Many traditions say that the bookContinue Reading

Is God Coming? An Advent Poem

Is God coming? God is here! Can’t you see him all around you? From the first light of creation, To the moment that he found you. We’re not abandoned or left comfortless. But Scripture reveals a pattern that we’ve missed. His comings aren’t limited two, the bridegroom hasn’t been “delayed”. Comings run through Scripture likeContinue Reading

Galatians and the New Jerusalem

The other day at our church gathering, two friends and I talked about Galatians. They shared some thoughts about new perspectives on Paul, which are about a more Hebrew and contextual way of reading Paul than what has been typically done in Christianity. They asked us to try and understand Judaism on it’s own terms,Continue Reading

The Kingdom Is …Here!

Where is the Kingdom of God? The Kingdom is IN and AMONG us! Luke 11:20 But if it is by the finger of God that I cast out demons, then the Kingdom of God HAS COME upon you. Luke 17:20-21  (AMP) The Kingdom of God does NOT come with VISIBLE display, Nor will people say,Continue Reading

“Heavenly Jerusalem” Now!

Heavenly Jerusalem Now! From Galations 4 In Galations 4, Paul draws from the Old Testament story of Hagar and Sarah, allegorically, to describe NEW Covenantal Realities to his first century audience while the Temple was still standing. Here we see an explicit example of Paul teaching on a covenantal level. Remember the covenantal level isContinue Reading