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The Second Beatitude in Revelation

In the previous post, I explored the opening beatitude in Revelation and the blessing attached to it for those who read, hear, and keep or obey God’s words in this book.   1,094 more words

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Considerations when studying Revelation

When studying Revelation it tends to be a book which gets to be an area of two extremes, one is if a person focuses on it almost exclusively to the exclusion of other parts of the Bible, the other is to neglect it, often for fear of either not wanting to deal with the imagery, or for fear of creating dispute. 585 more words


The First Beatitude in Revelation

For some, the notion that the book of Revelation has beatitudes, let alone seven of them, might sound a little surprising.  Normally, most readers of the New Testament associate that sort of thing with Jesus’ sermon on the mount as recorded by the apostle Matthew (Matt. 1,316 more words

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Introduction - The Beatitudes in Revelation

The time has come to begin a new blog series.  It has been a few months since I immersed myself in a particular topic of the bible.   614 more words

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Improve Your Serve!!

“You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and those who are great exercise authority over them. Yet it shall not be so among you; but whoever desires to become great among you, let him be your servant…” 292 more words


The book of John, chapter 1 verse 1-5 (NIV)

I’m always blessed and fascinated by the Apostle John’s life as he is being pictured in the bible as being the closest to Jesus. He has been quite in a low profile, never made big remarks and not as imposing as Peter but astonishingly,he usually sat next to Jesus! 327 more words

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Christ Followers or Sign Followers

Most New Testament scholars agree that the apostle John penned the gospel that bears his name.  There is some disagreement about the date of the book.   1,277 more words

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