“Behold, he cometh with clouds…” (Revelations 1:7) Clouds” are used throughout the Old and New Testament as a matter of evidence witnessing to the fearful and awesome presence of the all powerful “Almighty God”. In the Old Testament they were physically visible clouds, full of power (lightning and earth shaking thunder) and fearful authority. When … Read more God Has Always Come to Us "in the Clouds"
“His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;” (Revelations 1:14) “The hoary (white or gray) head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.” (Proverbs 16:31) The white hair of Jesus here reflects the great … Read more Nothing is Hid From the Eyes as a "Flame of Fire"
“And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.” (Revelations 1:15) Nobody tells Jesus where he can or can’t go. He has victory over all things. His feet step where ever he wants. It is best to submit to him now … Read more Jesus’ "Voice as the Sound of Many Waters"
“I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.” ( Revelations 1:18 ) Jesus overcame all sin and death by his resurrection: “behold, I am alive for evermore.” Consequently he has complete and full authority over hell: who will … Read more Jesus Has the Keys of Hell and Death
“And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass;” ~ Revelation 2:18 This is emphasizing a particular characteristic of Jesus mentioned back in Rev 1:14-15. (See the previous post “Nothing … Read more Jesus Has Eyes and Feet Like Fire!
“…and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life… …He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches.” (Revelation 3:5-6) For the fifth time in the book of Revelation Jesus exhorts again (to the fifth church, Sardis), listen to what the Holy Spirit is … Read more Is Your Name Blotted Out of the Book of Life?
“I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.” (Revelation 3:18) Jesus’ counsel to overcome this horrible lukewarm spiritual … Read more Buy Gold Tried in the Fire
It would seem appropriate to end an old year by finishing the letter to the Laodiceans. We have a new year, why not try for a revival among the spiritual Laodiceans today? But will a “news year resolution” to be more on fire for the Lord do the job? I am afraid not. Real revival … Read more A Laodicean New Years Resolution?
Is there a relationship between the church condition in Laodicea (Revelation 3:14-22) and the heavenly place of worship in described in chapter 4 of Revelation? Or, are these two topics so different that they needed to be later separated into separate chapters because of a lack of continuity between the two? I believe there is … Read more From Laodicea to the Throne in Heaven
“…and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God.” ~ Revelation 4:5 Here we see that it takes the Spirit of God to have the lamps of the candlestick give their light, which is the light of the church. This light illuminates where the throne of … Read more Is the Holy Spirit of God Revealing Jesus to Your Heart?
“…and in the midst of the throne, and round about the throne, were four beasts full of eyes before and behind.” ~ Revelation 4:6 The better translation for the word “beasts” here is the original meaning which is “a live thing.” These same creatures are described by the prophet Ezekiel as “living creatures.” “And I … Read more The Ministers With Fire in Their Eyes!
Do you have a true vision for the church? Ezekiel’s vision of the chariot of God is one of God’s faithful visions for the church. Here are four reasons why: No human made hardware holds this chariot of God together. It is held together by the Spirit of God. And the cherubim, who represent the … Read more The Chariot of God – a Vision for the Church
“And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places. And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in … Read more When Mountains and Islands are Moved – are You?
If you study the breaking of silence in Revelation 8, by comparing the pattern to the rest of scripture, you find the description of a revival event that is very unique in all history. Since the revival at the beginning of the gospel day, I know of only one other revival of similar beginnings and … Read more Was the Silence of Revelation 8 Broken in China?
“The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.” ~ Revelation 8:7 When Jesus first established his church and empowered them with the Holy Ghost, the message of … Read more The Gospel Trumpet Burns Up Unrighteousness
“And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood; And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.” Revelation … Read more Does a Burning Mountain Being Cast into the Sea Scare You?
Note: This article covers Revelation 9:12-21 “One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter.” ~ Revelation 9:12 The first of three woes (the 5th Trumpet) has past. That first woe was hurtful, but though many suffered, many of them did not spiritually die. And as always, there are true people of … Read more The Blood Speaks from the Horns of the Golden Altar
“And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire:” ~ Revelation 10:1 Note: Here in Revelation the book is still speaking to us from the sixth trumpet, … Read more The Mighty Revelation Angel – Jesus Christ!
“And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.” – Revelation 15:2 What is the … Read more The Sea of Glass Mingled with Fire
If you will recall from previous posts, the vials of wrath poured out in Revelation 16 represent the preaching of the gospel judgments against hypocrisy and sin. “And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire. And men were scorched with great … Read more Wrath Vial upon the Sun – New Testament Judgement
Earlier in Revelation the 17th chapter, the fake-Christian spirit of the unfaithful harlot Babylon was shown to be sitting upon the waters and upon the beast. This means she exercises control over both. “…Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters: So he carried me … Read more The Mystery of the Harlot Babylon Fully Exposed