The End of Time Revelation 11:15 15 The seventh angel sounded his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, which said: “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever.”
These days in the Story …The Whole Church through the Whole Bible through the Whole Year have been amazing. What about you… turn to someone and share your Amazing Moment out of the Story…
Move that Bus Imagine with me God sending an Angel and saying “MOVE THAT CLOUD” revealing all that He has planned in eternity and beyond for His church!
The Revelation is: A Truth to Steer our way… A Trumpet to give heed to … A Promise to hold onto …
The Revelation of Jesus Christ John the Apostle … The last of the Apostles still living… all had been martyred and now he is exiled to the Isle of Patmos …
The Big Question: “Who is in Charge?” “How does it all end?” When do all the questions get answered? Where do all injustices get straightened out? What about the wicked, “do they ever get theirs?”
I am enjoying and praying for Tim Tebow right now … Denver Bronco’s new Quarterback!
Revelation in one sentence ... Jesus the Lord of history will return to earth, destroy all evil and all opposition to him, and bring the kingdom of God to its glorious culmination.
Revelation 1:1-11 The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, 2 who testifies to everything he saw—that is, the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ.3 Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near.
Revelation 1:4-6 4 John, To the seven churches in the province of Asia: Grace and peace to you from him who is, and who was, and who is to come, and from the seven spirits before his throne, 5 and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood, 6 and has made us to be a kingdom and priests to serve his God and Father—to him be glory and power for ever and ever! Amen.
Revelation 1:7-9 7 Look, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him; and all the peoples of the earth will mourn because of him. So shall it be! Amen. 8 “I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says the Lord God, “who is, and who was, and who is to come, the Almighty.” 9 I, John, your brother and companion in the suffering and kingdom and patient endurance that are ours in Jesus, was on the island of Patmos because of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.
Revelation 1:10-11 10 On the Lord’s Day I was in the Spirit, and I heard behind me a loud voice like a trumpet, 11 which said: “Write on a scroll what you see and send it to the seven churches: to Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia and Laodicea.”
The Promise of Reading this book… Revelation 1:3 Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near.
Seven Pictures of the Exalted Christ for us to ponder … Revelation 11:15 “The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever”
Picture #1 Christ walking among the lampstands… Revelation 1:12-18 I turned around to see the voice that was speaking to me. And when I turned I saw seven golden lampstands, 13 and among the lampstands was someone “like a son of man,” dressed in a robe reaching down to his feet and with a golden sash around his chest.
This vision comforting and awesome Jesus more than we imagined … John’s reaction fell the ground as though dead … Frightening but not devastating … If Jesus could find John in a rock quarry …he knows where you are right now
7 Seals … 7 Trumpets… 7 Bowls of Wrath The Only One worthy to Judge the earth to Open the Seals on the Scroll of Justice…
My Response: Do I understand and reverence Christ as the great Lamb of God slain for me? Do I understand that all His judgments and justice are in Him? Do I understand that this great King died for me and now lives reigning as King of Kings?
Wow…what a way to finish the Story … His Story We’ve finished reading THE STORY … BUT WE WILL GO ON LIVING THE STORY IN OUR LIVES AND WORSHIP. The next move is ours … Will we give ourselves to the Living One …fully entrust ourselves to Him?