Month: August 2011

  • Using our imagination

    Using our imagination

    I think that one of the biggest problems facing evangelical Christianity in the west is a lack of imagination.  Fear seems to be the biggest obstacle.  We are afraid to let our minds go in case we get into vain imaginations and get puffed up.  So one verse in the Scripture (Colossians 2:18) prevents us […]

  • The Sea

    The Sea

    Many years ago a preacher pointed out the curious statement at the beginning of Revelation 21:   “And I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away.  Also there was no more sea.” I’ve been thinking about that ever since (among other things). Now […]

  • A way of looking at the descriptions in the book of Revelation

    A way of looking at the descriptions in the book of Revelation

    Some people say Revelation is purely symbolic.  Some people say it is literal. Personally I consider all of Revelation open to a literal interpretation, i.e. it was literally what events on earth looked like from the vantage point of heaven to a human transported there (i.e. John). John is in eternity looking down at events […]