Awesome Thunder!

Revelation 4:5 ‘From the throne came flashes of lightening, rumblings and peals of thunder’. This Old Testament style of description adds to the drama of the moment and speaks of the awesome power and glory of the presence of God. Exodus 19:16 records: ‘On the morning of the third day there was thunder and lightning,Continue reading “Awesome Thunder!”

The Labour Pains of Matthew 24

The Labour Pains of Matthew 24. Please either listen to the five minute audio above or read the notes below or both at the same time! Some theologians argue that the ‘labour pains’ mentioned in Matthew 24:8 describe events that have happened world-wide throughout the Church age. Matthew 24:6-9 ‘Nation will rise against nation andContinue reading “The Labour Pains of Matthew 24”

The Golden Storm Approaching part 3

Day 3   The Good News! This is day three of a seven day series. To go back to the beginning, at day one, then please click here. Please either listen to the three minute audio or read the notes below, or both at the same time! Yesterday we explored the rise of the dark andContinue reading “The Golden Storm Approaching part 3”

God’s Love For Israel – Day 14

Day 14  Good morning and welcome to the last of this short series focusing on God’s love for Israel. Yesterday we looked at God bringing exiled Israel back to Jerusalem. Today we explore how the Jewish people and the Christians will join  to become the beloved of Christ Jesus. Please may I ask you toContinue reading “God’s Love For Israel – Day 14”

God’s Love For Israel – Day 7

Day 7      Good morning and welcome to day seven of this short series focusing on God’s love for Israel. Yesterday we looked at the end-time tribulations that Israel will face. God has an eternal purpose to achieve through these tribulations but nevertheless He will protect a remnant of His people through these days of distress..Continue reading “God’s Love For Israel – Day 7”

Awesome Thunder!

Revelation 4:5 ‘From the throne came flashes of lightening, rumblings and peals of thunder’. This Old Testament style of description adds to the drama of the moment and speaks of the awesome power and glory of the presence of God. Exodus 19:16 records: ‘On the morning of the third day there was thunder and lightning,Continue reading “Awesome Thunder!”

Wait in eager anticipation…

Revelation 4:2 ‘At once I was in the Spirit’ Revelation chapter 4 verse two describes John being taken up in the Spirit into the heavenly realms. The point is worth making that, although we may be earth-bound citizens, that nevertheless we may be prophetically taken up into the heavens and catch just a glimpse ofContinue reading “Wait in eager anticipation…”

Prayers of the saints…

Revelation 5:8 ‘And when he had taken it, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and they were holding golden bowls full of incense which are the prayers of the saints’. Worship and prayer go together so well…a match made in heaven. Each one ofContinue reading “Prayers of the saints…”

Do not fear…

Revelation 1:17 describes John meeting the risen Christ in all his resurrected glory. Revelation 1:17a   ‘Do not be afraid’. John, no doubt, held the usual fears and worries that we all do but here, in this moment of perfect communion with the living Christ, all fears would fall away, to be replaced with the balmContinue reading “Do not fear…”

Come, Lord Jesus..

Revelation 22:20 ‘He who testifies to these things says, “Yes, I am coming soon”. Amen , Come Lord Jesus.‘ The penultimate verse in Revelation, indeed, in scripture, describes the unity of the cry of the heart, between the bride-groom and his bride, between Christ Jesus and God’s chosen people. Every generation has lived with thisContinue reading “Come, Lord Jesus..”

The Victory of the Lamb

This an excerpt from my commentary on chapter 14 which will be posted very soon. Revelation 14:1 ‘Then I looked, and there before me was the Lamb, standing on Mount Zion, and with him 144,000 who had his name and his Father’s name written on their foreheads.’ The beginning of chapter thirteen was ominous withContinue reading “The Victory of the Lamb”