Tag Archives: revelation

Knowing God; June 9, 2022


Ephesians 1:17 I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him better. This passage, though exceedingly rich in content and … Continue reading

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Boldness; June 3, 2022


2 Corinthians 3:12 Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold. Any time I read more than a verse or two of one of Paul’s letters – or any of a number of other places in the … Continue reading

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The Creator; February 25, 2022


Revelation 4:11 “You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being.” I keep coming back to the awareness that … Continue reading

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The Limits of Intellect; November 13, 2021


Revelation 5:12 In a loud voice they sang:“Worthy is the Lamb, who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and strength and honor and glory and praise!” I think the NIV is entirely justified in using “sang,” rather … Continue reading

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Racial Discrimination; September 26, 2021


Acts 10:34-35 Then Peter began to speak: “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right.” This was the full understanding of … Continue reading

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Hearing God; May 22, 2021


2 Kings 2:9 When they had crossed, Elijah said to Elisha, “Tell me, what can I do for you before I am taken from you?” “Let me inherit a double portion of your spirit,” Elisha replied. This is a pretty … Continue reading

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Imagination; March 25, 2021


Matthew 17:2-3 There he was transfigured before them. His face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as the light. Just then there appeared before them Moses and Elijah, talking with Jesus. This frankly reads like something … Continue reading

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Metaphors; March 23, 2021


Revelation 14:16 So he who was seated on the cloud swung his sickle over the earth, and the earth was harvested. There are two sickles and two harvests mentioned in this passage. Here, Christ Himself is wielding the sickle, and … Continue reading

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Stumbling; July 18, 2020


Matthew 11:6 “Blessed is the man who does not fall away on account of me.” This verse is actually closely linked to verse 15: “He who has ears, let him hear.” God has revealed Himself to us through His Son, … Continue reading

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Yeshua the Messiah; June 21, 2020


Isaiah 53:5-6 But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of … Continue reading

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