Content related to Revelation 1

Home » New Testament » Revelation » Revelation 1

Revelation 1:4b-8

Easter 2C

Comments, Observations, and Questions Revelation is the Bible’s final book. That may be one reason why many Christians have historically thought of it as largely future-oriented. But the Spirit who inspires its author doesn’t just point John and his readers toward the future. The Spirit also reaches back into the mists of eternity. Revelation isn’t…

Read More

Revelation 1:4b-8

Proper 29B

There may be little new to say about a passage to which the Lectionary returns twice every three years and about which my colleagues have already so ably commented. Their fine commentaries in the CEP’s library of commentaries provide more familiar approaches to a proclamation of Revelation 1:4b-8. But proclaimers who are looking for another…

Read More

Revelation 1:4-8

Easter 2C

With this week’s Epistolary lesson the RCL takes another step back into the muddy waters that are the book of Revelation.  In fact, on this second Sunday of Easter, the RCL returns us to the Revelation 1:4-8 we just visited on the last Sunday of Year B.  On this Sunday, then, we take a kind…

Read More

Revelation 1:4-8

Proper 29B

With this week’s Epistolary lesson the Lectionary takes its first step into the muddy waters that are Revelation.  In fact, on this Year B Christ the King Sunday, Revelation 1:4-8 is the first step into Year C’s 6-stop journey through Revelation. It’s an appropriate first step and stop because this text the Lectionary appoints answers…

Read More

Symposium 2017: What Do You See?

Read More

Revelation 1:4-8

Easter 2C

The Sunday after Easter (sometimes even called “Low Sunday”) can feel a bit anti-climactic. In 2016 April 3 is also the start of Spring Break for many schools in the United States and so attendance may be notably down in many North American congregations, especially compared to the prior Sunday when Easter no doubt had…

Read More

Revelation 1:4-8

Proper 29B

Comments and Observations We have spent an entire year following the ministry of Christ and learning what it means to be followers of that Christ.  Now, on this last Sunday of the liturgical year, as we celebrate the Reign of Christ, our reading from Revelation 1 brings us face to face with Christ the King. …

Read More

Isness, Wasness, Comeness

Read More