Revelation 21:1-7; 22; Luke 4:14-21 — Jesus brought the Heavenly future of Revelation down to earth in his own ministry; these promises and hope are something we can experience here and now.
Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 23:1-3a — As other-worldly as worship in Revelation may seem, it is not so far-removed from our own lives and worship.
Revelation 1:4-8,17-18; Isaiah 48:12-14a — Who is God? Who is Jesus? — Revelation’s naming Jesus as “the first and the last” will point us towards some answers to those questions.
Revelation 3:14-22 — A look at spiritual ineffectivness, Jesus’ diagnosis and prescription for it, and the opportunity and invitation before us still.
Revelation 3:7-13 — Holding fast to God’s Word and Jesus’ name keep believers anchored in this world and in the face of persecution.
Revelation 2:18-29 — Are there things of which I need, but refuse, to repent? The letter to Tyatira serves as a sobering warning that, though God is patient and loving, we cannot rebel indefinitely.
Revelation 3:1-6; Psalm 130:5-7 — Wake up to faith – don’t put it off until old age or a desperate moment. Wake up to faith that engages the world around us.
Revelation 2:1-7 — Where have you lost the balance between truth and love? What would it look like to restore that balance in your life?
Revelation 2:12-17; Hebrews 12:1-6; Psalm 24:3-6 — Spiritually, emotionally, realistically, we are such a mixed bag of good and bad, mature and immature, strong and weak… Today… an example, an illustraion, and some words of hope.
Revelation 2:8-11; Hebrews 12:1-6 — God sees what you are going through. God weeps with those who weep. God is always good and loves you more than you can know.