God’s Plan to Transform the Earth: Israel’s Preparation

INTRODUCTION Daniel recorded four visions for us in Scripture (Dan. 7:1-28; 8:1-27; 9:24-27; 10:4-12:13). Dan. 9:24-27 is his third vision. It is a short vision (only four verses) that concerns God’s plans to transform the entire earth and fill it with the knowledge of the glory of God (Hab. 2:14). In this great plan, God [...]

The Revelation of Jesus: Bridegroom King and Judge (Rev. 1)

THE MESSAGE OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION: THE MAJESTY OF JESUS The main theme of the book of Revelation is to reveal the personality, power, and action plan of Jesus in preparing His Church to participate with Him in releasing God’s glory in all the nations. 1 The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave [...]

Ten Expressions of God’s Beauty

THE THREE PRIMARY DESCRIPTIONS OF GOD’S BEAUTY (REV. 4; REV. 1; SONG 5) The purpose of this session is to provide a general overview of God’s beauty. We will bring three key passages together into ten categories so as to give a road map to study God’s beauty. Revelation 4 gives us significant insight into [...]

Beholding God’s Glory by Encountering His Emotions

GOD’S GLORY INCLUDES THE REVELATION OF HIS EMOTIONS 18 Moses said, “Please, show me Your glory.” 19 He said, “I will make My goodness pass before you, and I will proclaim the name of the LORD before you…” (Ex. 33:18-19) Moses prayed to see God’s glory or His beauty. God answered Moses by promising to [...]

Beholding God’s Beauty: Encountering God’s Emotions

I want to talk about beholding the glory of the Lord, or the beauty of the Lord. Specifically, I want to discuss the revelation of God’s emotions. An essential emphasis of the Holy Spirit in the generation of the Lord’s return is to reveal the emotions of God and the beauty of God. That is [...]

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