Revelation 14 opens with an inspiring heavenly scene which serves as a great encouragement after the daunting displays of earthly scenes wrought by the blasphemous beast of Papal Rome. Here the vision of St John turns to the heavenly realm where a great assembly of the saints engage in a victory celebration: Verse 1: Then … Continue reading "The Wrath of God upon the Beast of Babylon | Revelation 14"
St. John’s vision of the woman flying into the wilderness, in Revelation 12, is another depiction from the little book given to John to prophesy of this most significant period of time. This time frame is variably expressed as 42 months, or 1260 days, or 3 ½ years, and time, times, and half a … Continue reading "The Woman Flying into the Wilderness of |Revelation 12"
The Two Witnesses described in Revelation 11 is said to be one of the most difficult prophesies to interpret, and as such, a plethora of interpretations have been submitted, most of which are not true to the basic principles of interpreting prophesy language. Therefore, abiding within the parameters of prophesy patterns while following the chronological … Continue reading "The Two Witnesses of St. John’s Revelation"
The Seven Trumpets are the next segment of prophesy following the Seven Seals, which corresponds with the next period of time. It is important to follow this series of prophesy in its chronological order as they synchronize with the progression of history. Therefore, I strongly recommend starting at the beginning of this series with … Continue reading "The Seven Trumpets of St John’s Revelation"
The Seven Seals are the beginning of a series of prophesies imparted to the Apostle John concerning future events. Yet, contrary to post-modern thinking of the Futurist View, these events were not intended to be reserved for the distant future, or very end of the age; rather these things would commence shortly after the … Continue reading "The Seven Seals of St. John’s Revelation"
Understanding prophesy language is essential in recognizing the intended meaning of prophesy. This introduction to prophesy takes an overview of St John's Revelation while highlighting prophetic history and clarifying scriptural parameters which may guide proper understanding of prophesy.
Church Leadership has taken many different directions contrary to the teachings of Christ & the Apostles. Though a great precedence for a worldly leadership structure has been set by mainstream Christianity, there is no justification for departing from the New Testament precedence, as those faithful followers of Christ are bound to such preeminent precepts as … Continue reading "Church Leadership Defined in 5 Verses | 1 Peter 5"