Revelation 1:9-20


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“A great deal of this book is about ideas-made-visible, on the one hand, and scripture-made-real on the other.”

–N.T. Wright, Revelation for Everyone

 


Hanging on Each Word

It’s only day 2 and we’re already in the thick of symbolic language and imagery. As I suspected, Wright unpacks a lot of this...

In the Trenches

When I became a Christian at age 20, I somehow got the impression that if I gave my life to Jesus, all the problems...

Heart Palpitations

Tonight my family and I were talking about the solar eclipse that’s going to happen this week. What a coincidence that N.T. Wright should...

True Friendship

An old hymn we used to sing in my childhood church was, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus.”  I liked picturing Jesus as...

Fantastic

For years, I’ve rated pictures of Jesus according to how handsome the man in the picture is. (FYI: the most handsome Jesus is at...

Mind – Consider Thyself Blown

Three things blow me away about these few verses.

First, that John was “on Patmos” but still “in the Spirit,” a solid reminder that...