First week of a six-week series called The End of All Things. This week we explore Revelation 2 and 3. The Book of Revelation, with images and descriptions adapted from Old Testament writings such as Ezekiel, Isaiah and Daniel, is a book about who Christ is, was, and is to come. It is a book about how Christ dwells with humanity in times of trial and tribulation, joy and celebration. It is a book filled with warnings and promises to followers of Jesus.
Six-week series called, The End of All Things. In this series we explore and uncover some of the mysteries in the Book of Revelation, this last book of the Bible. With which lens to we read Revelation? Is it really a futuristic book about the destruction of the world and non-Christians? Or is it a book about warnings and promises, and the hope we have in our relationship to Jesus? How do this letter from the author John relevant to us today in the 21st century? The Book of Revelation presents us with so many questions and yet, its words comfort us and give us hope. Its words are used in hymns and liturgies in the larger Church throughout the centuries, words and images that we have memorized and that have been engrained in our hearts.