Tag: New Covenant

Tuesday of the Second Sunday in Advent – Revelation 12

ShareRevelation 12 Who is this Woman, and who is this Child?  And who is the Dragon who wars against them both? As always, we should start with what’s certain, and that’s the Child, or the Son, and the Dragon.  The Child is a male Child, and therefore a Son, who is to rule the nations […]

December 9, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Monday of the Second Sunday in Advent – Revelation 11

ShareRevelation 11 In Revelation 11, St. John continues his theme of the destruction of the Old Covenant and the birth of the New Covenant.  The Mystery of God has been accomplished (or revealed), as the gospel is preached (Revelation 10:7).  What is this Mystery?  It is the revelation of the gospel of Jesus Christ.  According […]

December 8, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of 1st Sunday in Advent – Revelation 10

ShareRevelation 10 Revelation 10 is a fascinating passage in Revelation – so are they all fascinating passages.  But I find Revelation 10 to be of great interest because in it, Jesus Christ is revealed to be the fulfillment of the entire Old Testament, that is, Old Covenant.  If one has read the Old Testament well, […]

December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of the First Sunday in Advent – Revelation 6

ShareThursday of the First Sunday in Advent – Revelation 6  Sitting here in Fort Worth, Texas in 2009 when I’m originally writing this, upstairs in my study, looking out my window and seeing the nice new houses on my block, Revelation seems almost like a work of fantasy or science fiction.  If I believe it’s […]

December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of the Sunday Next Before Advent – 2 Peter 3:11-18

Share2 Peter 3:11-18             Have you heard the news?  Jesus Christ is coming again! This is one of God’s sure promises.  But if it’s true (and it is), then what kind of person should you be as a result? This is St. Peter’s great question to us today. Some in Peter and Paul’s day thought […]

November 29, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday Sunday Next Before Advent – 2 Peter 3:1-10

Share2 Peter 3:1-10 Beloved, there are two things you need to know from this passage.  First, the God that created the heavens and the earth is the one who preserves them and can also destroy them.  Second, that God is not slack concerning His promises.  Therefore, let us have confidence in our God because He […]

November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Wednesday Trinity 13 – 2 Corinthians 3

Share2 Corinthians 3 You and I are God’s love letter to the world.  That is St. Paul’s message this morning. “You are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read by all men; clearly you are an epistle of Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living […]

August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday of Pentecost Sunday (Ember Friday) – 2 Corinthians 3

Share2 Corinthians 3 You and I are God’s love letter to the world.  That is St. Paul’s message this morning. “You are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read by all men; clearly you are an epistle of Christ, ministered by us, written not with ink but by the Spirit of the living […]

May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of the Sunday after the Ascension – Revelation 22:1-17

ShareRevelation 22:1-17 Revelation is for us. By “revelation” I mean both St. John’s biblion, as well as the entirety of God’s revelation. Revelation is for us. As far as when the events of St. John’s Revelation will take place, by now you will have noticed that I believe the Revelation is primarily about what Jesus […]

May 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Thursday of the Sunday after the Ascension – Revelation 21:1-8

ShareRevelation 21:1-8 Initial, progressive, final.  Remember that: it will help you understand how Revelation can actually be a revelation of Jesus Christ in your life.  Too often, we approach St. John’s Revelation as if it were St. John’s Obfuscation.  I can hear it now: “The first lesson is taken from the twenty-first chapter of The […]

May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments More