Echoes of Egypt

In Revelation Christians are being persecuted and martyred. Last week we saw the martyrs ask God to respond. This week we see God do so as echoes of Egypt ripple throughout the narrative. Listen to this episode on the 1208GREENWOOD webpage or by subscribing to the 1208PODCAST on iTunes, Spotify, or Google Play. 

Interpreting Joseph’s Dreams

When I was a kid I thought Joseph’s dreams in the Old testament were straight up gibberish. To me, it was as though a dream was a bunch of binary code and Joseph was a computer. You simply feed the binary code into the computer and it comes out meaning something, but otherwise it’s just…

The Letters to the Churches

The letters John wrote to the churches of Revelation are not churches in the future. They were real churches that existed at the time he wrote them and they were specifically written to them in their context. In this message I explain how each letter related to their particular environment. Check out this podcast episode…

Revelation Q&A 1

Revelation is a very confusing book, but it’s more understandable than you might think if you come at it from the perspective of the scholars and theologians who know it best. In this introduction to our new series, Jamin invites to see this book as letter, prophecy, and apocalypse. He then answers any questions people…

Leviathan in Revelation

One is hard pressed to find a few words go by in Revelation without some kind of allusion to a Bible passage. John, the author, is pulling references from left and right. With this in mind, it’s not unthinkable to see the Leviathan of the Old Testament resurface, especially given the fact that Isaiah said…