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November 5, 2017: Day 76 – Revelation 22

This final chapter in Revelation, and so the final chapter in the Bible, can be summarized by a word which is alluded to in vs. 20: Maranatha!  In reality it is a combination of two Aramaic words: maran atah which could … Continue reading

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November 4, 2017: Day 75 – Revelation 21

While the last chapter we read about the lake of fire and those who will be thrown into it, in this chapter we have a very clear, and popular, rendition of what heaven will be like.  Have you ever heard … Continue reading

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November 3, 2017: Day 74 – Revelation 20

Throughout Scripture we read about a place of weeping and gnashing of teeth.  But it is here where we truly see the hell that we have envisioned which is a fiery pit matched with torment that lasts eternally.  Dante, who … Continue reading

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November 2, 2017: Day 73 – Revelation 19

I can’t help but think of this movie from Hitchcock when I read vs.21. There is horrifying imagery in these verses and they remind us that victory does come in Jesus but it has come at a cost.  We often … Continue reading

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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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