In John’s wild vision he sees Jesus dressed like Caesar, speaking to seven illegal churches. And the heavens are torn open and God is in his sacred court. Jesus is now a lamb, slain and alive.
Then war breaks out against he empire and the beasts that rule it. Some saints survive and some die. Evil and justice are making war on one another. The devil, the serpent, the dragon, human evil itself is finally defeated.
A New Jerusalem appears where the Tree of Life heals the nations and their hatred. The tears of humanity are wiped away.
It ends with an Amen, meaning, “may it be so.”
- What do you remember about the book of Revelation?
- What would take to wipe away the tears of humanity in our world today?