Wow! We've reached the end! This is not only the last in our series "around the Bible in 80 days", but also the first time I've preached from the Book of Revelation! We consider why Revelation is unique in the New Testament, while at the same time being not-so-unique, and focus our attention on the blessing that is promised to those who have washed their robes in the blood of the Lamb.
Friday, 7 April 2017
Thursday, 6 April 2017
We reach day 71 of our journey "around the Bible in 80 days"! Jesus ascends to heaven, and pours out the promised Holy Spirit. The Apostles share the gospel with the enabling of the Spirit, and church communities begin to form as dwelling places for God.
Tuesday, 4 April 2017
Jesus rises from the dead, confirming he is the king who can rule over an eternal, stable kingdom! We continue our journey "around the Bible in 80 days" with the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Sunday, 2 April 2017
We enter the New Testament on our journey "around the Bible in 80 days". We consider the life and death of Jesus Christ, and how they confirm that Jesus is the long-expected, unexpected King.
Saturday, 1 April 2017
We come to the end of the Old Testament as we reach day 50 of our journey "around the Bible in 80 days". The people of God return home from exile. It is a time of restoration and rebuilding, and yet there is a sense of disappointment. God provides the hope of a more glorious future, and we learn more about the gospel.
Friday, 31 March 2017
As we continue our journey "around the Bible in 80 days", we reach the time of the exile, and God's promises appear to be breaking. Is there hope for God's people? And what does this period of Biblical history teach us about the gospel?
Thursday, 30 March 2017
I'm finally catching up with uploading sermons to the blog! We reach Day 36 of our journey around the Bible, and the time of David the king. What does this period of history teach us about the gospel?