The narrative from beginning to end certainly reads as a mystical vision. #Revelation12 #TheDragon #TheWomaninTravail
Revelation 12: Saints versus Satan
A massive heavenly conflict, the ultimate in cataclysms. Is this oracle a glimpse into the prehistoric dawn of creation, long before humanity entered the stage? Or is it a harbinger of the terrifying time to come, the Tribulation? #Revelation12 #Satan
Revelation: Heaven-Wide War
A heavenly war, a huge victory, a retreating enemy, scorching the earth in his fury … It is an epic vision! But where does it fit in the Apocalypse? #Revelation12 #SatanCastOut #ArchangelMichael
Revelation 9: The Fifth Trumpet
Is this a metaphorical examination of some kind, that brings on spiritual torment (painful conviction of personal sin?), which displays for all to see who is at peace with God and who is still God’s opponent?
Isaiah 14: O Morning Star
Why would God judge Babylon with Assyria? Why would God bring the entire cosmos to a final Day of Judgment that will shake the earth and cause the heavens to shudder? Why will God do all this?
Isaiah 8: Utter Darkness
Trying to control the future leads to anxiety, and trying to get around God leads to darkness.
Revelation: Over-Arching Story
Growing up, I did not realize good would triumph in the end. In my young life, it seemed clear evil was the stronger, and evil would prevail. Good would tragically die.
Minor Prophets: Zechariah, Vision Four, PART 2
Satan twisted the truth to his own ends, and God rebuked him.
Minor Prophets: Zechariah, Vision Four, PART 1
Zechariah had now received one of the great Messianic prophecies in the Hebrew scriptures.
2 Peter 2: When Corruption Completely Corrupts
These were newish Christians, still in the early stages of having their faith anchored in truth. What a precarious time it was for the first century church.