Revelation 9:1-12


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“Humans were made to reflect their wise, loving creator, but somehow their hearts have become full of rebellion, filth and wickedness. Now it appears the same is true at a cosmic level.”

–N.T. Wright, Revelation for Everyone

 


The Black Hole

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Symbolic locusts? Unacceptable.

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That Seal Again

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The King of the Abyss

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Pointer!

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God’s Patience

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