Tag: revelation

The Holy Spirit

The New Testament frequently speaks of “the Spirit” along with God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. The Spirit is often spoken of literally as “the Spirit, the Holy One,” the One whom weContinue reading

The Bride in Glory

The grand moment has arrived; the end has come. John has seen the end of the whore Babylon in Revelation 17:1-19:10, the end of the beast and the false prophet of Revelation 13:1-16:20 in RevelationContinue reading

Victory and Judgment

John has seen the presentation and condemnation of the whore Babylon, an image of Rome, in Revelation 17:1-19:10. Great joy has accompanied her downfall, yet the dragon, beast, and false prophet, the main antagonists portrayedContinue reading

Two Keys to Revelation

Perhaps no book of the Bible has led to more confusion, or has been more distorted, than the book of Revelation. Christians have attempted to make sense of Revelation ever since Jesus revealed it toContinue reading

Babylon the Whore

From Revelation 6:1-16:21, John’s vision is punctuated by three cycles of seven judgments: the seven seals (Revelation 6:1-8:1), the seven trumpets (Revelation 8:2-11:19), and the seven bowls (Revelation 14:1-16:21). The rest of John’s vision willContinue reading

The Seven Bowls

The vision which Jesus grants to John seems to follow a cyclical pattern: the opening of the seven seals led into the sounding of the seven trumpets (cf. Revelation 6:1-11:19). An interlude takes place betweenContinue reading

The Dragon, the Beasts, and the Lamb

Revelation 11:13-18 would seem to make a perfect ending for John’s vision: the Judgment has been accomplished, and God reigns over all. Nevertheless, John continues to see many fantastic images, even more puzzling and bizarreContinue reading

The Seven Trumpets

John is in the midst of a vision of Heaven; he has seen the One who sits on the throne and the Lamb as having been slain (Revelation 4:1-11). The Lamb has a scroll withContinue reading

The Seven Seals

John has been granted a vision of Heaven, highlighting the rule of God on His throne and the glory and honor given to Him (Revelation 4:1-11). John sees that God holds a scroll with sevenContinue reading