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Revelation: The Two Beasts

Revelation 12 closed with the dragon (Satan) making war against the woman (faithful Israel) and the rest of her offspring (Christians including the Gentiles).  Revelation 13 introduces two agents of the dragon in this war.  Two beasts (agents of the … Continue reading

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Paradoxical Words

Webster defines the word “paradox” to mean “something that is made up of two opposite things that seems impossible but is actually true or possible… a statement that seems to say two opposite things but that may be true” (www.merriam-webster.com). … Continue reading

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The Seven Churches of Asia (Loveless, Lifeless, Lukewarm Churches)

Why seven churches?   Why these seven churches?  Foy Wallace, Jr. argued that there were only seven churches in Asia at this time.  True, the New Testament mentions others: Colossae (Colossians 1:2) and Hieropolis (Colossians 4:13).  However, Wallace points out: (1) A … Continue reading

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