Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Holy One, The True One


What the Spirit is saying to the churches has reached a new level, and the angel of the church in Philadelphia is the very first to hear it. The living one calls himself “the holy one, the true one,” the … Continue reading

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Spirits and Stars, Life and Death


Chapter 3 of the Apocalypse opens up with the letter to the angel of the church in Sardis. The living one designates himself as holding in his hands the spirits and stars, that is, the one who holds the church … Continue reading

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Counter God


The angel of the church in Thyatira must confront the essence of idolatry, this is what the Spirit says to the churches. The living one of the Apocalypse announces his self-designation: the Son of God. This is the only time … Continue reading

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Hidden Manna, Hidden Name


The angel of the church in Pergamum is confronted by the living one who has the two-edged sword. The letter offers both affirmation and condemnation, grace and judgment. The church is struggling in the context of a city where idolatry … Continue reading

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Faithful Unto Death


In the second letter, the living one of the Apocalypse addresses the angel of the church in Smyrna. He identifies himself as the one who died and came to life, and thus sets the theme of this letter: life and … Continue reading

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Fallen from Love


The living one of the Apocalypse walks among the congregation, and begins by addressing the message to the angel of the church of Ephesus, chapter 2. The divine knows what is going on in the church, and praises its faithfulness … Continue reading

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Vision of the Living One


My reflections on the Apocalypse will disclose the two perspectives that I bring to its interpretation. The first is that the Passion of Christ is┬áthe Passion of the Church. The second is that this Passion of the Church is being … Continue reading

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