Short Devotion : Revelation 12:5

Short Devotion : Revelation 12:5

“She gave birth to a son, a male child, who ‘will rule all the nations with an iron sceptre.’ And her child was snatched up to God and to his throne.” Revelation 12:5 Symbolically the child represents Jesus, but who is the woman? Other Old Testament passages indicate...
Short Devotion : Revelation 11:17

Short Devotion : Revelation 11:17

“We give thanks to you, Lord God Almighty, the One who is and who was, because you have taken your great power and have begun to reign.” Revelation 11:17 The elders worshipped God because he is Sovereign, judges righteously, and rewards his people (v.18). These are...
Short Devotion : Revelation 10:6

Short Devotion : Revelation 10:6

And he [the angel] swore by him who lives for ever and ever, who created the heavens and … the earth … and said, “There will be no more delay!” Revelation 10:6 Ezekiel prophesied Jerusalem’s demise. “The time has come for every prophecy to be fulfilled! … There will...
Short Devotion : Revelation 9:20-21

Short Devotion : Revelation 9:20-21

“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 … Nor did they repent of their murders, their magic arts, their sexual immorality or their thefts.” Revelation 9:20-21 Divine...
Short Devotion : Revelation 8:2

Short Devotion : Revelation 8:2

“And I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them.” Revelation 8:2 The result of sounding the trumpets has strong similarities to the ten plagues that God sent upon Egypt in Moses’ time when Pharaoh refused to let God’s people go....
Short Devotion : Revelation 7:14

Short Devotion : Revelation 7:14

“These are they who have come out of the great tribulation; they have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.” Revelation 7:14 During the most difficult time on earth, people will come to faith even when it’s not safe to do so. Some are only...
Short Devotion : Revelation 6:1

Short Devotion : Revelation 6:1

“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!’” Revelation 6:1 John wept when he thought there was no one worthy to open the scroll (5:4). If the scrolls aren’t opened,...
Short Devotion : Revelation 5:5-6

Short Devotion : Revelation 5:5-6

“‘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.’ Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain …” Revelation 5:5-6 John was told to look for a lion but he saw a lamb. Jesus,...