Posts with the tag “revelation”

The Masked Man
by Ministry Support on February 28th, 2022
“And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. It is not surprising, then, if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their end will be what their actions deserve.” - 2 Corinthians 11:14-15 When you picture Satan, what do you see? For most of us, the image of the devil has been created and placed in our minds. We picture him dressed in red with the horns and...  Read More
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The Birth Of The Church
by Ministry Support on February 27th, 2022
“A great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. She was pregnant and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth.” - Revelation 12:1-2 When you were a kid and you were meeting someone new, particularly an adult, the first thing they probably asked you what was your name. After you told them, usually one of t...  Read More
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You Are What You Eat
by Ministry Support on February 26th, 2022
“So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, ‘Take it and eat it. It will turn your stomach sour, but in your mouth it will be as sweet as honey.’ I took the little scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it. It tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it, my stomach turned sour.” - Revelation 10:9-10 Yesterday, we talked about food references f...  Read More
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Sweet
by Ministry Support on February 25th, 2022
“So I went to the angel and asked him to give me the little scroll. He said to me, ‘Take it and eat it. It will turn your stomach sour, but in your mouth it will be as sweet as honey.’ I took the little scroll from the angel’s hand and ate it. It tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth, but when I had eaten it, my stomach turned sour.” - Revelation 10:9-10 There are several times throughout Scripture...  Read More
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The Mystery
by Ministry Support on February 24th, 2022
“And when the seven thunders spoke, I was about to write; but I heard a voice from heaven say, ‘Seal up what the seven thunders have said and do not write it down.’” - Revelation 10:4 We have spent the last few days recollecting on the power of Jesus — remembering that He is with you in the fire and being reminded to focus our attention on Him. We’ve talked about how He is in control and this is a...  Read More
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Press The Pause Button
by Ministry Support on February 23rd, 2022
“But in the days when the seventh angel is about to sound his trumpet, the mystery of God will be accomplished, just as he announced to his servants the prophets.” - Revelation 10:7 One thing I love about TV today is the addition of the pause button. I love the pause button on my remote control. What pressing this button allows me to do is stop and take a moment to process what has just happened. ...  Read More
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His Domain
by Ministry Support on February 22nd, 2022
“Then the angel I had seen standing on the sea and on the land raised his right hand to heaven. And he swore by him who lives for ever and ever, who created the heavens and all that is in them, the earth and all that is in it, and the sea and all that is in it, and said ‘There will be no more delay!’” - Revelation 10:5-6 When Jesus comes to earth, as Revelation 10 describes, the mighty angel Jesus...  Read More
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The Focus Of Your Attention
by Ministry Support on February 21st, 2022
“Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven. He was robed in a cloud, with a rainbow above his head; his face was like the sun, and his legs were like fiery pillars. He was holding a little scroll, which lay open in his hand. He planted his right foot on the sea and his left foot on the land, and he gave a loud shout like the roar of a lion. When he shouted, the voices of the seven th...  Read More
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There Is Another In The Fire
by Ministry Support on February 20th, 2022
“He said, ‘Look! I see four men walking around in the fire, unbound and unharmed, and the fourth looks like a son of the gods.’” - Daniel 3:25 As we continue our series in Revelation, we come to Revelation 10. From the very beginning we read about an “angel” coming down from heaven. The passage says, “Then I saw another mighty angel coming down from heaven. He was robed in a cloud, with a rainbow ...  Read More
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A Hardened Heart
by Ministry Support on February 19th, 2022
“The rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues still did not repent of the work of their hands; they did not stop worshiping demons, and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone and wood—idols that cannot see or hear or walk. Nor did they repent of their murders, their magic arts, their sexual immorality or their thefts.” - Revelation 9:20-21 Yesterday, we talked about those who will reject...  Read More
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Now Or Forever
by Ministry Support on February 18th, 2022
“The rest of mankind who were not killed by these plagues still did not repent of the work of their hands; they did not stop worshiping demons, and idols of gold, silver, bronze, stone and wood—idols that cannot see or hear or walk. Nor did they repent of their murders, their magic arts, their sexual immorality or their thefts.” - Revelation 9:20-21 The last couple verses of Revelation 9 tells us ...  Read More
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Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda
by Ministry Support on February 17th, 2022
“They were not allowed to kill them but only to torture them for five months. And the agony they suffered was like that of the sting of a scorpion when it strikes. During those days people will seek death but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will elude them.” - Revelation 9:5-6  Read More
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On Earth As It Is In Heaven
by Ministry Support on February 16th, 2022
“Then the angel took the censer, filled it with fire from the altar, and hurled it on the earth; and there came peals of thunder, rumblings, flashes of lightning and an earthquake.” - Revelation 8:5 If you’re a follower of Jesus, you’re probably familiar with the Lord’s prayer. It starts like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it i...  Read More
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24/7/365
by Ministry Support on February 15th, 2022
“Another angel, who had a golden censer, came and stood at the altar. He was given much incense to offer, with the prayers of all God’s people, on the golden altar in front of the throne.” - Revelation 8:3 Revelation 8:3 speaks of an angel standing at a golden altar. What is at that golden altar is a stack of coals and this fragrance, which is actually frankincense. The aroma in the nostrils of Go...  Read More
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While You Wait...He Works
by Ministry Support on February 14th, 2022
“When he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.” - Revelation 8:1 Yesterday, we talked about how sometimes, when we go through storms in life, God gets quiet. In the times when it feels like we need God the most, He appears to not be there. You turn to Him and want him to speak immediately, and yet He seems silent. We say, “God I’m listening; just speak to me,...  Read More
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Quiet In The Storm
by Ministry Support on February 13th, 2022
“When he opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.” - Revelation 8:1 Sometimes, life feels like it is caving in. You get hit with terrible news. Someone passed away prematurely, you didn’t get into your dream school, your husband or wife slapped you with divorce papers. Whatever it might be, you have no idea what you are going to do next. Everything seems to be c...  Read More
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A View From Heaven
by Ministry Support on February 12th, 2022
“After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people, and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb. They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. And they cried out in a loud voice: ‘Salvation belongs to our God, who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb.’” - Revelation 7:9-10 We have ...  Read More
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No Plan B
by Ministry Support on February 11th, 2022
“‘Do not harm the land or the sea or the trees until we put a seal on the foreheads of the servants of our God.’ Then I heard the number of those who were sealed: 144,000 from all the tribes of Israel.”- Revelation 7:3-4 The God you and I serve is all knowing, all consuming, and all powerful. We spoke a few days ago about how everything Satan and the anti-Christ will do during the tribulation is b...  Read More
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It Is Never Too Late
by Ministry Support on February 10th, 2022
“They called out in a loud voice, ‘How long Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?’ Then each of them was given a white robe, and they were told to wait a little longer, until the full number of their fellow servants, their brothers and sisters, were killed just as they had been.” - Revelation 5:10-11 It is NEVER too late for you to find J...  Read More
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Time To Hustle
by Ministry Support on February 8th, 2022
“When the Lamb opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, ‘Come!’ I looked, and there before me was a black horse! Its rider was holding a pair of scales in his hand. Then I heard what sounded like a voice among the four living creatures, saying, ‘Two pounds of wheat for a day’s wages, and six pounds of barley for a day’s wages, and do not damage the oil and the wine!’”- Revelat...  Read More
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God Is In Control
by Ministry Support on February 7th, 2022
“Then another horse came out, a fiery red one. Its rider was given power to take peace from the earth and to make people kill each other. To him was given a large sword.” - Revelation 6:4 Yesterday, we talked about the anti-Christ disguising himself as Jesus as he comes down on a white horse with a bow in hand wearing a crown. We know he is an imposter. But why does he even have this power? Revela...  Read More
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God, Is This You?
by Ministry Support on February 6th, 2022
“I watched as the Lamb opened the first of the seven seals. Then I heard one of the four living creatures say in a voice like thunder, ‘Come!’ I looked, and there before me was a white horse! Its rider held a bow, and he was given a crown, and he rode out as a conqueror bent on conquest.” - Revelation 6:1-2, 4 As we continue with this series in Revelation, we come to chapter 6 where the anti-chris...  Read More
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Thankful for the Scars
by Ministry Support on February 5th, 2022
“And they sang a new song, saying: ‘You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your blood you purchased for God persons from every tribe and language and people and nation.” - Revelation 5:9 There is a beautiful Christian song called, “Scars,” by “I Am They.” In the chorus it says, “So I’m thankful for the scars, ‘cause without them I wouldn’t know yo...  Read More
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Peace Forever
by Ministry Support on February 4th, 2022
“But no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth could open the scroll or even look inside it. I wept and wept because no one was found who was worthy to open the scroll or look inside. Then one of the elders said to me, ‘Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has triumphed. He is able to open the scroll and its seven seals.” - Revelation 5:3-5 Yesterday, we discu...  Read More
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Open the Scroll!
by Ministry Support on February 3rd, 2022
“And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming in a loud voice, ‘Who is worthy to break the seals and open the scroll?’ But no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth could open the scroll or even look inside it. I wept and wept because no one was found who was worthy to open the scroll or look inside.” - Revelation 5:2-4 As you read today’s key passage, I want you to pay specific attention to the scr...  Read More
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Bow Down Now
by Ministry Support on February 2nd, 2022
“The twenty-four elders fall down before him who sits on the throne and worship him who lives for ever and ever. They lay their crowns before the throne and say: ‘You are worthy our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they were created and have their being.” - Revelation 4:10-11 The passage above in Revelation 4 describes a God who is on...  Read More
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The Crown of Life
by Ministry Support on February 1st, 2022
“Surrounding the throne were twenty-four other thrones, and seated on them were twenty-four elders. They were dressed in white and had crowns of gold on their heads.” - Revelation 4:4 Over the last couple of days, we have talked about facing challenges and trying times. We want to remember it is God who is on the throne and in control. We also want to remember He is a promise maker and promise kee...  Read More
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Promise Keeper
by Ministry Support on January 31st, 2022
“And the one who sat there had the appearance of jasper and ruby. A rainbow that shone like an emerald encircled the throne.” - Revelation 4:3 Kristian Stanfill sings the beautiful song “The Lord Our God.” The song starts out, “Promise maker, promise keeper you finish what you begin. Our provision, through the desert, you see it through to the end. You see it through to the end.” What an awesome r...  Read More
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On The Throne
by Ministry Support on January 30th, 2022
“After this I looked, and there before me was a door standing open in heaven. And the voice I had first heard speaking to me like a trumpet said, ‘Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this.’ At once I was in the Spirit, and there before me was a throne in heaven with someone sitting on it. And the one who sat there had the appearance of jasper and ruby. A rainbow that shone...  Read More
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The One With the Key
by Ministry Support on January 29th, 2022
“To the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: These are the words of him who is holy and true, who holds the key of David. What he opens no one can shut, and what he shuts no one can open.”- Revelation 3:7 Have you ever studied the stories or backgrounds of highly successful people? Whether it is a world class athlete, or a wildly gifted artist, or a brilliant computer programmer, so many of ...  Read More
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Strained By Your Past?
by Ministry Support on January 28th, 2022
“Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with me, dressed in white, for they are worthy. The one who is victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out the name of that person from the book of life, but will acknowledge that name before my father and his angels.”- Revelation 3:4-5 Yesterday, we talked about being part of “the few...  Read More
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The Few
by Ministry Support on January 27th, 2022
“Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with me, dressed in white, for they are worthy. The one who is victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out the name of that person from the book of life, but will acknowledge that name before my father and his angels.” - Revelation 3:4-5 Have you ever used the phrase “but _______ does ...  Read More
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Are You Woke?
by Ministry Support on January 26th, 2022
“Yet you have a few people in Sardis who have not soiled their clothes. They will walk with me, dressed in white, for they are worthy. The one who is victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out the name of that person from the book of life, but will acknowledge that name before my father and his angels.”- Revelation 3:4-5 I was asked a question this past week that I have...  Read More
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Strengthen What Remains
by Ministry Support on January 25th, 2022
“Wake up! Strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have found your deeds unfinished in the sight of God. Remember, therefore, what you have received and heard; hold it fast, and repent. But if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what time I will come to you.”  - Revelation 3:2-3 Yesterday, we talked about waking up so that the enemy does not have a foot...  Read More
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Wake Up!
by Ministry Support on January 24th, 2022
“Wake up! Strengthen what remains and is about to die, for I have found your deeds unfinished in the sight of God. Remember, therefore, what you have received and heard; hold it fast, and repent. But if you do not wake up, I will come like a thief, and you will not know at what time I will come to you.” - Revelation 3:2-3 In the third chapter of Revelation, John tells us to “wake up!” He says that...  Read More
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Reality Conflicts with Reputation
by Ministry Support on January 23rd, 2022
“To the angel of the church in Sardis write: these are the words of him who holds the seven spirits of God and the seven stars. I know your deeds; you have a reputation of being alive, but you are dead.”  - Revelation 3:1 Have you ever heard the word “lightyear” and felt confused? Lightyear is quite simply the speed of light. Light travels 186,000 miles in one second. If you multiply that by a yea...  Read More
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The Way Back Home
by Ministry Support on January 22nd, 2022
“To the one who is victorious and does my will to the end, I will give authority over the nations—that one ‘will rule them with an iron scepter and will dash them to pieces like pottery’—just as I have received authority from my Father. I will also give that one the morning star. Whoever has ears, let them hear what the Spirit says to the churches” - Revelation 2: 26-9 In the second chapter of Rev...  Read More
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Prophets of Pretense
by Ministry Support on January 21st, 2022
“Nevertheless, I have this against you: You tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophet. By her teaching she misleads my servants into sexual immorality and the eating of food sacrificed to idols” - Revelation 2:20 Much like the church at Pergamum, the church of Thyatira was commended for their faith, but they had let the world invade their teachings. They condoned false teaching.Jesu...  Read More
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For The Love of Loyalty
by Ministry Support on January 20th, 2022
“Nevertheless, I have a few things against you: There are some among you who hold to the teaching of Balaam, who taught Balak to entice the Israelites to sin so that they ate food sacrificed to idols and committed sexual immorality. Likewise, you also have those who hold to the teaching of the Nicolaitans” - Revelation 2:14-15 The Word tells us that the church of Pergamum remained true to the name...  Read More
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An Arduous Anointing
by Ministry Support on January 19th, 2022
“I know your afflictions and your poverty—yet you are rich!...Do not be afraid of what you are about to suffer. I tell you, the devil will put some of you in prison to test you, and you will suffer persecution for ten days. Be faithful, even to the point of death, and I will give you life as your victor’s crown” - Revelation 2:9-10 The second church mentioned in the book of Revelation is Smyrna—th...  Read More
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