Health is a Gift from God

Bible Book: Revelation / Openbaring Chapter: 21 Verse: 10 Verse (to): 0   Text: Revelation 21:10, 22-22:5 There are two alternative readings for this Sunday. The RCL gives John 5:1-9 and the Episcopal Lectionary Acts 14:8-18. Both these readings are about...

The Spirit Draws Nearer

Bible Book: Revelation / Openbaring Chapter: 22 Verse: 12 Verse (to): 21   Text: Revelation 22:12-21 The Bible ends with warnings, admonishments and assurances. Two of these assurances caught my attention while I was reading this passage: On the one hand there is...

Real Peace (shalom) in the Midst of AIDS

Bible Book: Revelation / Openbaring Chapter: 1 Verse: 4 Verse (to): 8   Text: Revelations 1:4-8 The book of Revelations was written approximately 95 years after the birth of Christ. The future looked bleak. Many people were subjected to harsh treatment from the...

Disciples of the Lamb in a Broken World

Bible Book: Revelation / Openbaring Chapter: 5 Verse: 1 Verse (to): 14   Text: Revelations 5 Many a young girl dreams about how her future bridegroom will come to her to win her heart. The church is the bride of Christ waiting for the arrival of the Bridegroom....