No, You Cannot Fully Understand Revelation

Some prophecies in the Bible are intentionally cryptic and therefore we are only able to understand them in part. In this episode, the JXN Cloud team discusses the reasons as to why God doesn’t just put everything out in the open in the book of Revelation and how we can learn to live in the tension of both understanding and not understanding at the same time. Continue the discussion with us in the comments below or on our Discord channel: http://www.jxncloud.com/discord

The Angel of the Abyss JXN Cloud Podcast

The first four angelic trumpets fly by pretty quick in Revelation, but things slow down when the fifth trumpet sounds. Suddenly there's an angel with a key to the Abyss and weird locusts and all kinds of things. Who's this angel? What are the locusts? In this episode we frame the angel as a bad guy, which is taken by many scholarly interpreters. In the next episode we'll address the possibility of it being a good guy.

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