Revelation 16:2-7 · Sun Jan 14 2018
This sermon begins the process of working backwards in the book's chiasm. It shows how the grouping of the first three bowls relates to the end of Israel in AD 136. In the process it deals with issues of the problem of evil, God's justice, depravity, pollution, curses, covenant, etc.
Revelation 11:11-14 · Sun Apr 02 2017
This sermon seeks to solve several conundrums in the book of Revelation by exploring the two grain harvests and the two resurrections that they foreshadowed.
Revelation 11:9-10 · Sun Mar 26 2017
This sermon examines the death of the two prophets, the exact position of the Roman and Jewish armies, the timing, and the circumstances of verses 9-10. It also makes practical applications to our living and dying in Christ.
Revelation 11:8 · Sun Mar 19 2017
This sermon seeks to settle the controversy of the identity of "the great city" in the book of Revelation.
Revelation 7:1-8 · Sun Apr 17 2016
By process of elimination this sermon rules out all interpretations of the 144,000 but one, identifying this group as a literal 144,000 Jewish believers preserved by God during the first century. These were a dedicated spiritual army mustered by God to restore the church in every nation - a church that had just previously been almost wiped off the face of the map by the Jews and by Nero. This sermon also gives four practical applications that can bring comfort to believers in any age.
Revelation 1:4b-6 · Sun Aug 09 2015
Revelation 1:7-8 · Sun Aug 09 2015
This sermon deals with perhaps the most controversial verse in the chapter - the imminent coming of Christ in judgment (66 AD) contrasted with the distant Second Coming. In the process, this sermon opens up a lot of background material that is critical to understanding the book as a whole.