“Behold, he cometh with clouds…” (Revelations 1:7) In James 4:14 it states: “For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” A single vapor is insignificant and hardly noticed. But when many warm, moist vapors gather together and there is a stark contrast between … Read more Jesus Will Come Again "In the Clouds"
“Unto the angel of the church of Ephesus write; These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks;” (Revelations 2:1) Of all of the seven churches of Asia, Ephesus is addressed first, and Ephesus has the most mentioned about it in … Read more To Ephesus, From "Who Walketh in the Midst of the Seven…"
“He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the tree of life, which is in the midst of the paradise of God.” (Revelations 2:7) The “paradise of God” mentioned in verse 7 is the heavenly condition where God … Read more Do You Eat of the Tree of Life in Paradise?
“Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.” (Revelation 2:20) Jezebel – who was she? She was the wicked Old Testament wife of King Ahab, the King … Read more Should Jezebel Be Honored as a Queen and Prophetess?
“I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name.” (Revelation 3:8) For the sixth (and second to last time) he states the fact: I know exactly where you … Read more Can God Open the Doors of Heaven For You?
“Him that overcometh will I make a pillar in the temple of my God, and he shall go no more out: and I will write upon him the name of my God, and the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God: and … Read more Are You Part of the Temple of God?
Again, in Revelation 3:12 Jesus said he would not only give them the family name of “God” but he would also give them “the name of the city of my God, which is new Jerusalem, which cometh down out of heaven from my God…” He is speaking of the church as the spiritual Jerusalem. Spiritual Jerusalem … Read more The "City of My God" the New Jerusalem
“After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.” (Revelation 4:1) Remember, the original message of Revelations was one continuous … Read more Come Up Through the Open Door in Heaven!
“And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.” ~ Revelation 4:4 Here is the cloud spoken of in the comments and scriptures related to Revelation 4:3! The rainbow in … Read more Will You Sit Round the Throne of God?
“And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;” ~ Revelation 5:11 This is a heavenly vision experienced while John was still just a man on earth. The … Read more Do You Rejoice With the Angels Before the Throne in Heaven?
“For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.” ~ Revelation 18:5 The world is completely engulfed in sin and immorality because of its rebellion against God. But God still has great mercy reaching to them (if they will receive it) because most of them have never known Jesus Christ and … Read more Can Sin Be Found in Heavenly Places?
Note: this chapter and other parts of Revelation, show us a picture of a worship service. This chapter 19 worship service is similar to chapter 4 in this manner, but for one key difference: in chapter 19, (after spiritual Babylon was exposed and destroyed in chapters 17 and 18), there is a marriage ceremony as … Read more When Babylon is Removed, Then the Marriage of the Lamb and the True Bride can Happen
“And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.” ~ Revelation 21:1-2 The … Read more It is Done – Hypocrisy and Sin is Removed – the True Church is Revealed
“And there came unto me one of the seven angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues, and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb’s wife.” ~ Revelation 21:9 Not everyone can reveal the true church. It takes an angel minister that is anointed … Read more It Takes a Judgement Messenger to Fully Reveal the Church
In the final chapter of Revelation, the final vision of the church is shown, emphasizing the life flowing river of God, flowing from her. What this clearly shows is that when the Revelation of Jesus Christ fully happens, and all the self-protective notions and agendas of men’s church identities are removed, then the river of … Read more The City of Living Waters – The Final Vision of the Church in Revelation
In the days of Jesus on Earth and the early church, Judaism was divided into several different groups, each of which had its own views concerning the true Jewish way of life. On the other hand, certain basic Jewish beliefs were common to them all. At that time there existed: Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes, and Zealots. … Read more Overcoming Denominationalism and Divisive Groups – In the Days of Jesus on Earth