The Emerald Rainbow: The God of Tender Mercy (Rev. 4:3)

REVELATION 4 IS THE HIGHEST REVELATION OF GOD’S BEAUTY IN SCRIPTURE 2 I was in the Spirit and…Throne set in heaven, and One sat on the Throne. 3 He who sat there was like a jasper (diamond like) and a sardius stone (deep red) in appearance; and there was a rainbow around the Throne, in [...]

The First Seal: The Antichrist’s Political Aggression

THE STRUCTURE OF THE SEALS, TRUMPETS AND BOWLS The three judgment series are structured in a similar way. The first four events belong together, the next two are together, and the final one stands alone. Knowing this helps to understand them. The first four seals are distinct from the next two, which are separate from [...]

Seals, Trumpets, and Bowls: Jesus’ End-Time Judgments

THREE NUMBERED JUDGMENT SERIES: 7 SEALS, 7 TRUMPETS, AND 7 BOWLS The three numbered judgment series are the three sets of judgments that are numbered in the book of Revelation: 7 seals (Rev. 6), 7 trumpets (Rev. 8-9), and 7 bowls of wrath (Rev. 15-16). They describe 21 judgments to be released against the Antichrist’s [...]

HAILSTONES

RAINING TRUTH WATERING THE GARDEN Watering the Garden HAILSTONES Scripture: (God speaking to Job) Hast thou entered into the treasures of snow? Or hast thou seen the treasures of the hail, which I have reserved against the time of trouble, against the day of battle and war? (Job 38:22-23) And Moses stretched forth his rod [...]

Individualism: Good or Bad?

By Jim Barringer Western culture is highly individualistic in nature, and it is often taken for granted – with little to no explanation why it should be true – that people are the centers of their own universes, and that it is a Very Good Thing ™ for people to have nearly limitless ability to [...]

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