Yearly Archives: 2017

November 1, 2017: Day 72 – Revelation 18

Did you know that on feast days in Rome the fountains would pour forth wine for all the citizens to drink?  Here is a picture of a fountain in Rome which could have very likely existed in that time period … Continue reading

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October 31, 2017: Day 72 – Revelation 17

The heading for this section on BibleGateway is: “Babylon, the Prostitute on the Beast.”  I have this huge TV set up as my screen for my computer since my computer screen is a bit on the fritz.  With that heading … Continue reading

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October 30, 2017: Day 71 – Revelation 16

This chapter is really a continuation from the previous one where we were introduced to the seven bowls of wrath that were going to be coming.  Today in this chapter we read about the details of each of these bowls … Continue reading

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October 29, 2017: Day 70 – Revelation 15

Admittedly a short and somewhat nebulous chapter of Revelation, but we do find points of contact with other Scripture.  When you look at vss.3-4 you can hear accents from Psalm 111:2-3, Deuteronomy 32:4, Jeremiah 10:7, Psalm 86:9, and Psalm 98:2.  … Continue reading

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October 28, 2017: Day 69 – Revelation 14

So, if you are wondering where the image of the grim reaper came into being, you have just discovered it.  Pretty grim, isn’t it?  I find it interesting that the people of God, those who follow the Lamb, who is … Continue reading

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October 27, 2017: Day 68 – Revelation 13

These are the verses where we get the idea that 666 is the number of the beast.  This is where it originates and it speaks about all of humanity having to put a number on their forehead because the beast makes them.  … Continue reading

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October 26, 2017: Day 67 – Revelation 12

Surprisingly this is not a difficult chapter to decipher.  Think about Jesus, and Mary, and the church, and the historical accounts that took place in Scripture.  We have a woman who is about to give birth and a dragon that … Continue reading

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October 25, 2017: Day 66 – Revelation 11

Do you measure up?  Some of you may remember a yard stick that was given out to the church many, many years ago.  It was definitely BB (Before Bob), but they were long and red and had that double meaning … Continue reading

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October 24, 2017, Day 65 – Revelation 10

The sweetness and bitterness of God’s Word is depicted in this chapter.  It is similar to saying that God’s Word is like a two edged sword.  We find that imagery in Hebrews 4:12 where we see that God’s Word is … Continue reading

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October 23, 2017: Day 64 – Revelation 9

I can’t really say much about this chapter except I don’t like locusts.  We see locusts as one of the most dreaded enemies of the Israelites throughout Scripture.  We find them in Exodus 10, Judges 6 and 7, Jeremiah 46, … Continue reading

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