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May 19, 2019

When Words Are Not Enough

Passage: Revelation 1:9-19

Speaker: Pastor Scott Stephan

Series: Spoiler Alert: God Wins

When words fail
1:9-19
 
Vs. 10, “On the Lord’s day I was in the Spirit...”
 
 
7 golden lampstands (7 churches) - Why image of a lampstand?
 
 
“...like a son of man...”
  • Hebrews 2:17   - Fully human
  • Daniel 7:13-14 - Fully God
 
Vision of Jesus (cosmic Christ):
  • Full length robe
  • Golden sash
  • Head and hair white like wool
  • Eyes like blazing fire
  • Feet like bronze glowing in furnace
  • Voice like sound of rushing waters
  • 7 stars (angels / planets) in right hand
  • Double-edged sword protruding from mouth
  • Face shining brilliantly like the sun
“Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and behold I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.”