Trumpets of Judgment

revelation8-13“And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.” – Revelation 8:1

As the 7th seal is opened there is silence in heaven where normally there is constant praise and worship. Why? I believe it is because God is grieving for the judgments that are about to be released on those God created. God told Ezekiel –

“Say to them: ‘As I live,’ says the Lord GOD, ‘I have no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but that the wicked turn from his way and live. Turn, turn from your evil ways! For why should you die, O house of Israel?'” – Ezekiel 33:11 Continue reading

The Throne of God

jesus-lion-lamb“And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth. And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne. And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.” – Revelation 5:6-8 Continue reading

To the Seven Churches

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The Book of Revelation begins with seven letters that Jesus dictated to seven churches in Asia. Their message is a timeless road map for the success for any church that cares to listen. They reveal what is good and what is bad in every church and they are as applicable today as they were when first written. They catalog all the temptations and deceptions that Satan uses on us all, but more importantly, they reveal how to overcome them. Continue reading