Ecclesiastes: The Book of Eeyore

As we start a new study series in small group, I am resuming (hopefully) the habit of posting online more often. We’ll see how that goes. Today, we started a study of Ecclesiastes. It is an interesting book written in a much different manner than the rest of the Old Testament that surrounds it. Attributed to Kohelet—which is alternately translated as preacher, teacher or the … Continue reading Ecclesiastes: The Book of Eeyore

Revelation: The Millennial Kingdom and Final Judgment

Last week, we discussed the wedding in Heaven and we talked about how the customs of a Jewish wedding compare to our relationship with Christ. At the end of chapter 19, we read about the return of Christ—the groom—and the defeat of the armies of the beast. We hear so many stories about armageddon and the final big war, but this final conflict is over … Continue reading Revelation: The Millennial Kingdom and Final Judgment

Revelation: Babylon and The Beast

Last week, we covered the seven bowls of wrath. After the seventh bowl, which corresponds with the seventh seal and the seventh trumpet, Christ returns. As you know, Revelation is not linear. It is a series of visions showing what must take place. After the seventh seal, the voice from the throne said “it is done.” This signifies that the age is complete and God’s … Continue reading Revelation: Babylon and The Beast

Revelation: The Final Harvest and The Bowls

We covered a broad range of topics last week in our discussion on the spiritual war. It is much more than a detail of the fall from Heaven—it’s a war for our souls that continues to mislead, distract, and corrupt. It’s very easy to get wrapped up in conspiracy theories and end times speculation. These can be distractions. We must remain focused on the real … Continue reading Revelation: The Final Harvest and The Bowls