“The Wrath of God”

This sermon was preached on Sunday, October 13, 2019, as part of the series, Revelation: A Vision of Christ. Revelation 15-16 deal with the Seven Bowls of God’s wrath. Revelation 17-18 deal with the seventh bowl poured out against Babylon, the spiritual power of Empire, the kingdom of human sin. God’s wrath burns against whatever […]

“Battle Lines”

This sermon was preached September 29, 2019, as part of the sermon series, “Revelation: A Vision of Christ.” The graphic, puzzling imagery in Revelation 12-14 reminds us that there are only two sides: those who belong to the Lamb, and those who belong to the Dragon. To whom do you belong? Q. Have you read […]

“A Contest of Worship”

This sermon was preached Sunday, September 22, as part of the sermon series, Revelation: A Vision of Christ. This sermon focuses on the seven trumpets (Revelation 8-9), but covers all of Revelation 8-11. God created you for worship, and specifically to worship Him. It’s who you are, and it’s what it means to be human. […]

“Worship: The Lamb Who Was Slain”

This sermon, preached on Sunday, September 15, is part of the series “Revelation: a Vision of Christ.” The throne room vision continues in Revelation 5. Q. How often do you pray a lament, like, “How long, O Lord?” (Psalm 13) When you heart is broken by personal tragedy or the hurts of the world or […]

“Worship: God on the Throne”

This sermon was preached on Sunday, September 1, as part of the sermon series “Revelation: A Vision of Christ.” The first part of the vision of the heavenly throne room is recorded in Revelation 4:1-11. Q. How do you worship an all-holy God? When are you most aware of God’s “otherness,” His “set apart-ness” (which […]