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Is God a moral monster? The book of Revelation and wrath #3

  We all enjoy the movie or the book when the bad person–whether it be Voldemort, Darth Vader, Norman Bates, Thanos (was he a bad guy?), or Sauron—finally receives the justice due them. What we don’t like is when they get away with it. I don’t know about you but I did not like the […]

Devotional Guide: Rev 19-22

Monday: Read Revelation 19:11-21; Psalm 96, 98 Today’s reading begins what I have called the “bridge section.” Rev 19:11-21:8 is a bridge between the accounts of the two women/cities: the Great Prostitute (17:1-19:10) and the Bride (21:9-22:9). One of the keys to understanding the story of the book of Revelation is that the throne of […]

Is God a moral monster? The book of Revelation and wrath #2

In my last post, “Is God a moral monster?”, I asked the question: “How come we approach the book of Revelation as though it were about God inflicting suffering on others in order to let those who survive know that they better repent?” I responded to this question by asking. “do we really think a […]


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