Revelation, Chapter 2

A study of the Book of Revelation THE SEVEN CHURCHES The Church was born at the Feast of Pentecost, in Jerusalem, and fifty days after the Resurrection. A Church refers to those called out for Christ, also called a congregation. In ancient times called a synagogue, which had nothing to do with Jewish worship as … Continue reading Revelation, Chapter 2

The War of Thrones

The King of kings THE WAR  EARTHLY KINGDOM   The Bible tells us about a war, over an earthly Kingdom and its rightful ruler. One day, the triumphant ruler of that Kingdom will sit on the throne in Jerusalem, as the King of all the kings. Matthew 11:12 "From the days of John the Baptist … Continue reading The War of Thrones

End Times, the church

The last church that stands. LAST ONE STANDING  The book of Revelation tells us about the last church. A church that is busy with the things of the world, and Jesus Christ is very low on the list.    Jesus gave John 7 letters, addressed to the 7 churches in Asia minor, todays' Turkey. These churches … Continue reading End Times, the church

A Biblical Cycle

The cycle in the Bible. THE CYCLE  Did you know there is an astonishing cycle in the Bible? It goes round and round, repeating itself over and over again.   Every cycle starts out on fresh legs, and ends in disaster. That is to say, many times God starts anew, with a remnant. Years later, … Continue reading A Biblical Cycle

The Ancient Jewish Wedding

A bride, carried in the air to the groom.  Photo courtesy of Biblical Weddings GALILEAN TRADITION We need to know the Ancient Jewish Wedding, to be able to understand what Jesus meant when He spoke to His disciples.  Specifically, the traditions of the Galilean weddings, because Jesus and his disciples were Jews from Galilea. The … Continue reading The Ancient Jewish Wedding