Posts from November 2020

Revelation Devotion #20

Revelation Devotion #20 – Pastor Timothy We need to read Revelation chapter 13 in conjunction with chapter 12. Failing in his objective to destroy the seed by which Christ would come and unable to thwart the mission that Christ fulfills in redeeming His Bride, Satan sets his sights on deceiving the world and decimating the church. In doing so, the great dragon sends forth the beast from the sea (13:1-10) and the beast from the earth (13:11-18). Together, these three…

Revelation Devotion #19

Revelation Devotion #19 – Pastor Timothy Revelation chapter 12 maps out the full scope of redemption, beginning even before the creation of humanity when Satan rebelled in the heavenly realm and a third of the angels fell with him (12:4a; cf. 2 Peter 2:4). I thus read Revelation 12:7-9 as primordial: “Then war broke out in heaven. Michael and his angels fought against the dragon, and the dragon and his angels fought back. But he was not strong enough, and…

Rescue

Rescue Performed by Laura and Jordan From: Where Does Our Sense of Urgency Lie? Service Nov. 8th, 2020, at 9:30 AM, from Winstanley Baptist Church in Fairview Heights, Illinois. You are not hidden There’s never been a moment You were forgotten You are not hopeless Though you have been broken Your innocence stolenI hear you whisper underneath your breath I hear your SOS, your SOS I will send out an army to find you In the middle of the darkest…

Revelation Devotion #18

Revelation Devotion #18 – Pastor Timothy In Joshua 5:13-15, we find one of several Christophanies — the appearance of the pre-incarnate Christ — in the Old Testament. He is identified in the text as the Commander of the Lord’s army. Joshua chapter 6 then records Israel’s conquest of Jericho and their entrance into the Promised Land. Israel’s victory takes place at the sounding of a 7th trumpet (cf. Joshua 6:15-25), which prefigures God’s people entering the fullness of the land…