1.3 – Apocalypse

“Apocalypse” means to unveil, or to reveal. In English we translate it “revelation.” In Hebrew writings, “apocalypse” was a genre, a particular classification of writing style. Apocalyptic styled writing used symbols to represent events in dramatic style. We find...

2.4 – Destroying Creation (Romans 1-2)

Romans 1-2 reveal the failure of humanity in respect to his image bearing priesthood, and as a result of that, the whole creation suffering. Romans 8 takes this theme up later, and shows the restored priesthood bringing renewal to the whole creation. It starts with...

1.4 – Revelation is Not About Going to Heaven

“John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on...

2.5 – One Healing Family

“But now apart from the law the righteousness (covenant faithfulness) of God … has been disclosed — namely, the righteousness (covenant faithfulness) of God through the faithfulness of Jesus Christ for all who believe. For there is no distinction (between Jew and...