Sealed From Every Tribe – Revelation 7

Sometimes we need reassurance. In face of uncertainty, when things don’t look great, we need it. The Book of Revelation depicts not what things look like but what they are like. How things truly are from the perspective of heaven. What John sees in chapter 7 reassures...

Horsemen’s Hoof Beats – Revelation 6

Some images resonate even if we don’t know where they come from. The “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” is one such image. Along with these four riders there are also 7 seals, 7 trumpets, 7 bowls – all of which represent God’s wrath poured out on the earth. While the...

Weep No More – Revelation 4-5

Looking at the world we can either be an optimist or pessimist. But optimism can be naïve and pessimism leads to cynicism or despair. We’re always at risk of falling into either – whether we are committed Christians or convinced unbelievers. But the Good News of Jesus...

He Knows Our Works – Revelation 2-3

If Jesus were to write anything down what would He say to people? The closest we have are seven letters to seven churches that he dictated to John. He said that he knew all about them? Does it comfort us or scare us to imagine Jesus knowing us so well? We are not...