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Reflections on Revelation #3 Rewards for the Overcomer

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Reflections on Revelation #3 Rewards for the Overcomer

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  Reflections on Revelation #3 Rewards for the Overcomer   Having carefully examined the Revelation we are now in a position to do some reflecting on the book and discover ways we can directly apply its Truth to our lives.   We know that John’s original audience were enduring various degrees of suffering because of their faith in Christ.  Rough times, intense times, and catastrophic times were the norm.  Babylon was the culture that they found themselves in, a culture under the judgment of God for her unrighteousness.    God has judged Babylon to be unrighteous because of her idolatry, immorality, economic exploitation, blasphemy, violence, and persecution of His children.  Babylon is corrupt, through and through, and being misaligned with God, is on a path of self-destruction. Every culture that follows in her footsteps is destined for destruction.  That’s why in Revelation 18:4 we are urged to get out of Babylon or we will get caught up in her doom.   Last time we considered 5 warnin

Reflections on Revelation #2 Ears to Hear

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Reflections on Revelation #2 Ears to Hear

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Reflections on Revelation #2 Ears to Hear

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  R eflections on Revelation #2 Ears to Hear   Having studied Revelation we now have a solid foundation to do some reflecting on the Truth we have learned and how it applies to our lives. Last time we noted that Babylon is a culture, it’s the way people live. We considered God’s judgment upon Babylon because of her unrighteous behaviors; her idolatry, immorality, economic exploitation, her pride and arrogance, blasphemy, violence, and persecution of His children.  Because of these entrenched behaviors, Babylon is destined to fall. Every Babylon is destined to fall.   That’s why we are warned in Revelation 18:4 “Get out, my people, as fast as you can, so you don't get mixed up in her sins, so you don't get caught in her doom.” To get out of Babylon you must understand what is happening around you, and identify the unrighteousness that is an affront to God. To get out of Babylon we must discern the extent to which unrighteousness has infected us and then ask God to give us a clea

Reflections on Revelation #1: Complacency is Complicity

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  Reflections on Revelation #1:  Complacency is Complicity