Words of Grace – Prayer

We have always heard that, at the end of the book of Revelation, we find the end of the world. Actually, we hear a prayer. Revelation 21 shows us the final state, which will be all things made new in a new heaven and new earth. This final state is...

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Words of Grace – Newness

Newness is the theme of the gospel. The direction in which the plan of God is moving is toward newness. The final state, after this world passes away, is one of newness. This is why the one who is seated on the throne of heaven said to the Apostle John...

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Words of Grace: Don’t Miss the Point

“The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.” Revelation 11:15 “They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.” Revelation 20:4 “…the Lord God will be their light, and they will reign...

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Words of Grace – Separation

The proverbial pendulum swings. It can be difficult to live in the balances (maybe we should call them tensions) of life. When we attempt to avoid one mistake we tend to overcompensate and make a different mistake. Christians have struggled with this tension in each generation as we have pursued...

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Words of Grace – Endurance

“Here is the call for the endurance of the saints.” Revelation 13:10 For years, I assumed that Revelation contained a hidden message, one too difficult for me to understand, and so I stayed away from this book. Though the book of Revelation is written in a very different style than...

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