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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 12:13–17)

This entry is part 31 of 40 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 31 of 40 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary  Continuing John’s vision (cf. 12:1–12), Satan the dragon persecuted Israel the woman (12:13). Symbolized by help from a great eagle’s wings, God gave her strength (great) and speed (wings) to escape into the wilderness where she would […]

The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 2:18–29)

This entry is part 7 of 40 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 7 of 40 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary Jesus speaks to the church in Thyatira as the One whose eyes are like a flame and whose feet are like burnished bronze, something noteworthy to people known for their bronze works (2:18). He commended them for […]

I Will Build My Church

In response to Peter’s confession that Jesus was the Christ, the Son of the Living God (Matt 16:17), Jesus stated, “And I tell you, you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it. I will give you the keys of the kingdom […]

Handbook for the Heart: Deuteronomy 17:18–20 and the Character of a Christian Leader

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Character of a Christian Leader

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Character of a Christian LeaderLast week we looked at Deut 17:14–17 and discovered three prohibitions for Israel’s kings that Christian leaders can follow in principle today. This week, we’ll read through Deut 17:14–20 again and see the import of the positive commands for the king […]