Author Archives: Neil

Revelation 16 The Final Cycle of Judgment

Revelation 16 1 Then I heard a loud voice from the temple telling the seven angels, “Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God.” 2 So the first angel went and poured his … Continue reading

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Revelation 15 A Song Before the Wrath

Revelation 15 1 Then I saw another portent in heaven, great and amazing: seven angels with seven plagues, which are the last, for with them the wrath of God is ended. 2 And I saw what appeared to be a … Continue reading

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Revelation 14 The Harvest of God

┬áRevelation 14 1 Then I looked, and there was the Lamb, standing on Mount Zion! And with him were one hundred forty-four thousand who had his name and his Father’s name written on their foreheads. 2 And I heard a … Continue reading

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Anfechtung

Roland H. Bainton’s classic, Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther, is one of several Luther biographies I have on my shelf and it is a classic work, even if it is a little dry to read. I want … Continue reading

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Why Story Matters: A Reflection Based On Love Never Dies

I had the opportunity last week to see Love Never Dies, designed as a sequel to the Phantom of the Opera and it prompted this reflection on story. The cast did a wonderful job performing, the music was great, I … Continue reading

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Revelation 13 Rome Portrayed as a Beast

┬áRevelation 13: 1-10 The Beast from the Sea 1 And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, having ten horns and seven heads; and on its horns were ten diadems, and on its heads were blasphemous names. 2 … Continue reading

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Revelation 12 The Woman and the Dragon

Revelation 12 1 A great portent appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. 2 She was pregnant and was crying out in birth … Continue reading

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