Tag: Revelation

  • I walked into the sanctuary this morning

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    I walked into the sanctuary this morning. It’s Monday morning and I wanted to see how the Advent decorations looked this year. I wasn’t around to help set up the afternoon before. But I can tell: Everybody knows exactly what they are doing. Everybody knows exactly where each piece goes. It looks gorgeous – like…

  • The Communion of Saints

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    How dare we call ourselves Saints? No, not the New Orleans kind, but the kind of people that strive to be holy because God is holy. Well, the church has consistently done that ever since it started reciting the Apostles’ Creed some 1500 years ago: “I believe […] in the Communion of Saints” Yeah, from…

  • 666

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    My sermon podcast today marked an interesting anniversary. It was blog post number 666 on this blog. Back in January of 2009 I referred to a 666 workout that sounds really hellish. But when it comes to Biblical studies I want to share my take on Revelation 13:18 as well: “This calls for wisdom: let…