Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Shape of Things to Come

Those who  may have seen my study leave photo on Facebook will know that I have over thirty commentaries on Revelation, and a myriad of other books. Some of these are introductory, and some are on specialist subjects. There are more … Continue reading

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The Story of the Scroll(s)

Starting out on the journey of reading Revelation, one is struck by how orderly things are to begin with: John is told to write to seven Churches and then we are given these letters to read; he is called up … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day

This is the first Sunday of my Study Leave – perhaps this is the first day when things will feel really different for me, because rather than leading the people of God in their worship, I will be in the … Continue reading

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Followers of the Slaughtered Lamb – the deaths in Charleston

There’s no doubt that we see, and interpret, the reality around us differently according to what is uppermost in our own experience at the time. I well remember the effect that conducting the funeral of a stillborn child had on … Continue reading

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Pulling back the curtains

The last time I was at the theatre I saw, ‘Pressure,’ a play about the Scots weather-man who persuaded Ike to wait 24 hours to launch D-Day, thus ensuring its success. It was funny, poignant and dramatic, revealing ‘behind the … Continue reading

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A White Stone with a New Name

Some years ago I had the privilege of conducting the wedding of two lovely young people and my wife and I were invited to the wedding banquet. This was held out in the country in a stable block that had … Continue reading

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When you speak of Christ, you speak of God

Sometimes in the fast flow of the impressionistic visions John relates conversations take place. Often this is with a character described in ways that it is obvious John is reaching for words in human language that will convey the glory … Continue reading

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