The Lamb that was Slain

…and God will wipe away every tear.

Sermon on Revelation 7:9-17 . Christ has died. Christ is risen. Christ will come again. These words, or similar, have been used in Christian worship for centuries. They remind us that Christianity is unfinished business, or rather, that Jesus Christ has unfinished business with humanity and all creation. For Jesus’ followers, the future of this …

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Treating people like numbers…

Yonks ago, Miroslav Volf posted on Facebook a fascinating snippet regarding Revelation, if I recall correctly: The followers of the Beast are marked with a number (Rev 13:16), but the followers of the Lamb receive their true name (2:17). My thesis: When we treat people like numbers, we are following the Beast, but when we …

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