Category Archives: Eschatology

Come, Lord Jesus! (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 22)

Revelation 22:6-7, 16-17, 20-21 And [the angel] said to me, “These words are trustworthy and true. And the Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, has sent his angel to show his servants what must soon take place.” “And behold, … Continue reading

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The New Heaven and the New Earth (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 21)

Revelation 21:1-4 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. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out … Continue reading

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The Final Judgment (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 20)

Revelation 20:1-3, 11-15 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, holding in his hand the key to the bottomless pit and a great chain. And he seized the dragon, that ancient serpent, who is the devil and Satan, and … Continue reading

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The Word of God Victorious (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 19)

Revelation 19:9, 11-16 And the angel said to me, “Write this: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.” And he said to me, “These are the true words of God.” Then I saw heaven opened, and … Continue reading

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Fallen is Babylon the Great! (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 17-18)

Revelation 17:1-6; 18:1-3, 19-20 Then one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls…carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness, and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was full of blasphemous names, and … Continue reading

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The Wrath of the Lamb (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 16)

 Revelation 16:1-17 Then I heard a loud voice from the temple telling the seven angels, “Go and pour out on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath of God.” So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on … Continue reading

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The Wrath of God’s Holy Love (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 15)

Revelation 15:1-4 Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and amazing, seven angels with seven plagues, which are the last, for with them the wrath of God is finished. And I saw what appeared to be a sea of glass … Continue reading

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The Triumph of the Gospel (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 14)

Revelation 14:6-7, 14-16 Then I saw another angel flying directly overhead, with an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who dwell on earth, to every nation and tribe and language and people. And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Iniquity (T.F. Torrance on Revelation 13)

Revelation 13:1, 5-10 And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, with ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns and blasphemous names on its heads … And the beast was given a mouth uttering haughty … Continue reading

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No Secular Sphere: Karl Barth on the Universal Claim of the Word of God (Reformission Monday)

For today’s edition of ‘Reformission Monday’, I would like to offer a reflection, inspired by Karl Barth, on the universal claim that the Word of God has made and continues to make on every aspect of human life and culture … Continue reading

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