Revelation 13:1-10


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“It is through the faithful witness unto death that the lamb wins the victory, that God’s kingdom replaces the kingdom of the monster, that the dragon himself is to lose the last remains of his power.”

–N.T. Wright, Revelation for Everyone

 


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