Monthly Archives: July 2015

Read Revelation because…

In response to a blog on Revelation, one of my friends observed that early on in my series (perhaps even better beforehand) it would be good to help people answer the question, ‘Why read this book at all?’ Many people mistakenly … Continue reading

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Finding my voice

It is impossible to engage with a process of study like this without one’s personality and circumstances affecting the way in which one reflects, shaping what one thinks is being learned that will address the present time. Before proceeding to … Continue reading

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Revelation – the story of a Scroll

Revelation appears to be a complex book – I say appears because the more one reads the book the more one can get the general drift of the narrative and how each part connects to the others. And although there … Continue reading

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God shall wipe away all tears – Remembering 7/7

In truth, I don’t remember much about the day itself – like where I was when I heard. But I do remember vividly some of the images: the roof of the bus, opened like a tin can, and the blanket … Continue reading

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Pulling back the Curtain – first draft of themes

The books keep dropping through the letter box and I realise that this Study Leave, although an extended period compared to my usual, will only be the start of what is in danger of becoming an obsession that may last … Continue reading

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Is Revelation a unity?

So far, in my Study Leave, I’ve been mainly concerned with getting to grips with the overall flow of the book. One of the questions raised by the material relates to the structure and unity/disunity of the material. Dr Ian … Continue reading

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