I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed them to me, but he said to me, “You must not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers the prophets, … More This is the last chapter of the Bible, and this is the last duty of man:
December 25 Revelation 22 (ESV) The River of Life 22:1 Then the angel  showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb 2 through the middle of the street of the city; also, on either side of the river, the tree of life  with … More December 25 Revelation 22
And he said to me, “It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give from the spring of the water of life without payment. The one who conquers will have this heritage, and I will be his God and he will be my … More The First and Last
December 24 Revelation 21 (ESV) The New Heaven and the New Earth 21:1 Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. 2 And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared … More December 24 Revelation 21
Dr. Kim Riddlebarger: It should be perfectly clear that all those whose names are not written in the book of life and have been judged according to their deeds, failed to stand in that judgment, and are, therefore, cast into the lake of fire, which is an apocalyptic symbol for unending, conscious torment in the … More Is your name written in the book of life?
December 23 Revelation 20 (ESV) The Thousand Years 20:1 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit  and a great chain. 2 And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years, 3 and threw him … More December 23 Revelation 20
Dr. Kim Riddlebarger gives us an important reminder: There is also an important pastoral emphasis in the Book of Revelation as well. John is seeking to offer hope and comfort to the persecuted Christians to whom he is writing. This becomes especially clear as we draw closer to the end of the book. Beginning with … More Jesus Christ wins in the end!