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Wayne Shelton

The Victory of the Everlasting Gospel

evelation 14:1-15:4 (focal 14:1) In the unfolding sequence of visions that John sees, a message of hope is building up. In the first few chapters, John has been shown the condition of the churches in Asia Minor at the close of the first century. Then, in a series of ‘wonderful’ pictures, the triumph of Jesus […]

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The Holy War

In this sermon on Revelation 12 & 13, we consider the church’s holy war against the counterfeit trinity as seen in the great ‘red dragon’ allies’, the sea and land beast. Our only hope is Jesus Christ (12:11).

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The Holy War

Revelation 12-14 offers a fourth cycle of visions that falls between that of the seven trumpets (chaps. 8-11) and that of the seven bowls (chaps. 15-16). These other cycles each begin with the first advent of Christ and end with his second coming. Likewise, this cycle begins in Revelation 12 with the birth and ascension […]

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Song of Triumph

In this sermon from Revelation 11:14-19, we declare that when the seventh trumpet of heaven blows the exodus journey of the church is completed with the return of Christ and the final defeat of all our foes.

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Song of Triumph

“Inscribed over the high altar in Westminster Abbey, one of the most famous churches in the world, is the KJV translation of Revelation 11:15, which reads, “The kingdoms of this world are become the Kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ.” “It is an impressive text for an impressive location, looking down as it […]

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The Church's Witness

In this sermon, we examine Revelation 11:1-13 to discern what it means and discover that it is one of the most important and central statements of what John wants to say to the church. What is that?

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The Church's Witness

Chapter 11 in the book of Revelation as introduced by a writer: “People find many books puzzling, but the Bible is often the most puzzling of all. People find many parts of the Bible puzzling, but Revelation is often seen as the most puzzling book of all. And people find Revelation puzzling, but the first […]

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Sweet & Sour

In this sermon on Revelation 10, we see that John is motivated and challenged to continue as a faithful herald of God’s truth as he is re-commissioned to the prophetic ministry.

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Sweet and Sour

There is a clear structure to the book of Revelation. Just as there was an interlude (parenthesis) between the sixth and seventh seal (chapter 7), so there is a similar one between trumpets six and seven. Richard Phillips suggests that perhaps we could use the term ‘intermission’. Citing the Oxford English Dictionary intermission is defined […]

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