Tag: Revelation

  • He who Overcomes, Part 4: Background Information

    He who Overcomes, Part 4: Background Information

    The seven churches mentioned in turn through Revelation Chapters 2 & 3 are all situated in a small geographic area in south west Turkey. The letters that John wrote to them were given to him using Jesus’ own words which makes them quite special among all the New Testament writings.  Apart from some sentences in Acts to Paul, […]

  • He Who Overcomes Part 3: What is an Overcomer?

    He Who Overcomes Part 3:  What is an Overcomer?

    Everyone who loves the Lord is called by Him to be a disciple, next they are called to become a saint and then an overcomer. There is progression but there are also so many similarities between these terms that they could be thought of as similes. A disciple is a follower of Jesus, a saint […]

  • He Who Overcomes, Part 2: A way to interpret Revelation

    He Who Overcomes, Part 2: A way to interpret Revelation

    Some people say Revelation is purely symbolic. Some people say it is literal. Personally I consider most of the images 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 the third […]

  • Revelation 12 and the great casting down

    Revelation 12 and the great casting down

    “Up from the grave He rose with a mighty triumph over His foes!”  The words of the old hymn reflect a theme which is well known, that of Jesus’ triumph over the devil when He rose again.  So here is another take on it inspired by studying Revelation 12 (as part of my ongoing study […]