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…

Armageddon

Throughout the first 15 chapters of Revelation we’ve watched Christians get killed and be called into suffering like their master, Jesus was—a sacrificial lamb slain on behalf of both his friends and his enemies. The life of the Christian in the book of Revelation is in chaos and yet John, the author of this book,…

Beyond the Crystal Sea

Revelation 4 is a powerful scene of God’s throne room and it’s there that we find all kinds of strange things we don’t know what to make of. But once we learn about these strange things we begin to see God glorified even more. For a deeper look at my “snow globe” analogy, check out…

The Seven Spirits in Revelation

When I was a kid I remember being really weirded out by the seven spirits before God’s throne in Revelation. Here I was, still trying to figure out the Trinity, when all of the sudden there were now seven Holy Spirits, turning God into a Holy Nonanity? Of course, if no one tells you how a…

The Exaltation of the Son of Man

Today on the podcast, we start at the beginning of the Bible to show the habits of humans behaving like animals and then move into the gospels to see Jesus showing us what a true human being looks like and how the cross goes on to exalt him to the highest place. Check out this…