Because of His holiness, God is unapproachable by man in his natural state...Then came the finished work of Christ.
When I read John’s encounter with the Lord in Revelation, it reminds me of Isaiah’s vision of God in the temple in Isaiah chapter 6. There are parallels but there are significant differences as well, and those differences are important for us as believers. And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as … Continue reading What a difference Christ makes!
This is another passage from the Book of Isaiah where the prophet is addressing a generation he’ll never know, the generation that would one day get to return to the Promised Land. But this time, instead of speaking directly to His audience, the Lord has the prophet record a private conversation between Himself and His … Continue reading Lord of Promise
When you read John’s account of the throne of Christ and compare that to passages like Ezekiel 1:26-28 you come away understanding that the Lord’s throne is not a place of peace and comfort. It is full of activity and glory – and a place that evokes fear. Revelation 4:2-5 (2) And immediately I was … Continue reading Monday Musings: A God to be Feared
The cross has closed the gap between us and our Savior. Yes, He is to be feared, but He is also our Friend.
When John turned to see the voice that spoke to him, he saw something truly amazing: A Savior who was like one of us. Glorified, exalted, yes, but one not untouched by the feeling of our infirmities. Revelation 1:12-13a (12) And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I … Continue reading One Like Unto the Son of Man (Revelation 1:12-13a)