As we consider the four main practices of the Christian disciple, as seen in our key verse of Acts 2:42 (They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.), we should remember that these have both individual and corporate implementation. Because the corporate practices are built on the activity of the individual, the next series of articles will consider the individual implementation of these…
What does the scroll reveal? What beings and things are going to be seen now? An interesting point I just noticed – this is the only set of judgments that are NOT delivered by angels. I am not completely sure what that means at the moment. Revelation 6 chapter summary from gbrinkman
The first four letters in the Book of Revelation are an important snapshot of the issues facing churches through history right down to today. We need to master these letters, as they may be the only part of the Book of Revelation that is directly referring to the Church. Revelation 2 chapter summary from gbrinkman
The order of the churches in chapters 2 and 3 are important, and it doesn’t work in any other order – church history is reflected in the order of the letters! Ephesus – The Apostolic Church Smyrna – The Persecuted Church Pergamum – The Church married the World Thyatira – The Medieval Church Sardis – The “Reformed” church Philadelphia – The Missionary Church Laodicea – The Apostate Church Think about what that means for today….
It’s been a busy week at the house of Ger! I had family visiting, my oldest daughter was baptized, and then I was on vacation, so apologies for leaving you hanging! Regular study will resume in the near future.