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Jesus, The Dual Surprise

SPOTLIGHT JESUS 1 of 8 We’ve entered into the season of the year called Epiphany that follows the season of Advent and the feast of Christmas. That’s right—the church tells time a little differently than the calendars we hang on our wall. The church tells time around Jesus. Because time told Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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The Jolly Thief

Revelation 16 of 16 This is the last Sunday of Advent and it’s our last Sunday in the book of Revelation… so we’ll be in Revelation 22 today. Next Sunday is Christmas Day… next week is arrival of God into the world. It’s the day when we celebrate that a Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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Everything New

Revelation 15 of 16 We’re in the home stretch now—Revelation 21 today. Have you ever struggled through something long, something painful, but then on the other side of it you’ve thought: “Oh man… all the struggle, all the pain just can’t compare with this.” “It was worth it.” Maybe it Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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The Romance of Revelation

Revelation 13 of 16 We’re going to be skimming through three chapters today: Revelation 17, 18, and 19. I was thinking about it this week: it’s funny that as scary and mysterious and intimidating as the last book of the Bible is to all of us, it’s actually telling a very Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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The Seven Bowls

Revelation 12 of 16 We’re going to be in Revelation 15 and 16 this morning— John of the island of prison island of Patmos under the reign of Roman Empire has had a vision. And he’s been sharing that vision with us for 14 chapters. It’s this vision of all-powerful, Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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A Grape Victory

Revelation 11 of 16 We’re going to be in Revelation 14 today. The Bible ends with a strange book, in case you haven’t noticed over the last ten weeks. It’s this letter bursting with symbols, colors, and patterns; it’s overflowing with memorable characters and battles and beasts; it’s telling this Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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An Apocalyptic Christmas

REVELATION 9 of 16 We’re in Revelation 12 today. Have you ever been watching a movie, you’re following the main characters, you’re captured by the story, and then in the blink of an eye everything changes? The screen is filled with animated dancing penguins because Mary Poppins is teaching the children Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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Eat The Scroll

REVELATION 8 of 16 We’re going to be in Revelation 10 and 11 this morning. The large sweep of Revelation tells a story. It’s easy to lose sight of that. Revelation frequently becomes a breeding ground for arguments and debates and disagreements. But the large sweep of Revelation tells a story that Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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The Seven Seals

REVELATION 6 of 16 This is our sixth week in Revelation, and we’re going to start in Revelation 6 today and we’ll be going through the the beginning of chapter 8. I know!—two chapters in one day. Buckle up. If we remember from the last couple of weeks, John has Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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All-Powerful Unstoppable Jesus

REVELATION 2 of 16 Last week we began a six-hour tour of the Bible’s most artistic book: the Revelation. Revelation is a notoriously strange book, but embedded in the name itself is what the book actually is: it is “a revelation.” It reveals. It helps us see. Last week we asked Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago
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See The Strange

REVELATION 1 of 16 Today we’re beginning a quick 12-week glance at the book… of Revelation. Twelve weeks might seem like a long time but it’s really only six hours—twelve half-hour sermons. Some people spend their entire lives studying and dissecting and exploring this book. Imagine that someone took you Read more…

By Brett Davis, ago