Nations Built on Human Souls

There’s an odd passage in Revelation that most would skip like a boring genealogy. But if you hold in there, the last 5 words will definitely get your attention. “And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn for her, since no one buys their cargo anymore, cargo of gold, silver, jewels, pearls, fine linen,…

Revelation and Christian Nationalism

I know I’m being redundant here, but it’s really important to call out the kind of Christian thinking that added into the attempted insurrection this week. In the book of Revelation there is what might be described by some as a “glorious letdown.” The whole court of Heaven hears that the lion of Judah has…

Chris Evans on a Train

Pastor Dallas Flippin of First Baptist Church joins Pastor Tylar and Pastor Jamin in the studio to talk about some intriguing connections between Bong Joon-ho’s movie, Snowpiercer, and the Book of Revelation—which gives way to some very interesting and illuminating conversation. Listen: Apple Podcasts. Google Podcasts. Spotify.

The 144,000 Virgins of Revelation

In Revelation 14, Jesus and 144,000 Christians are found standing in God’s presence on Mount Zion. They join God and the other spiritual beings of God’s Heavenly courtroom in singing a beautiful song. It’s there that an interesting note is made about the 144,000: “It is these who have not defiled themselves with women, for…

The Crystal Sea

Modern cosmology is obviously very different from ancient cosmology, as the ancients were not scientists. We know the earth is a spherical-shaped planet rotating in place while revolving around the sun. But for ancient-minded people, their conception of the earth was very different. In their minds, the earth was flat with a crystal snow-globe-like ceiling…