Series: Revelation

Ruth Siemens takes us through the book of Revelation, symbol by symbol, unwrapping its vital message for distraught people in our troubled world. Although it can seem mysterious, even scary, it is full of hope for believers.


The Red Dragon Makes War

Read: Revelation 12:7-17 Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. (1 Peter 5:8) The glorious woman is carried to


The Glorious Warrior-King

Read: Revelation 1:9-20 Fear not, I am the first and the last, and the living one. (vv. 17-18) It is Sunday. Frail old John worships on a cliff 90 miles across


The King and the Seven Lampstands

Read: Revelation 2 He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. (v. 7) This passage addresses the seven major churches in the Roman province


The King Reviews His Troops

Read: Revelation 3 I am he who searches mind and heart, and I will give to each of you according to your works. (Rev. 2:23) Nine times our Warrior-King says,


The Throne Room of Heaven

Read: Revelation 4:1-5:4 Holy, holy, holy is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come! (v. 8) John saw the churches suffer under the emperor Domitian—the throne


The Lion and the Lamb

Read: Revelation 5 Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing! (v. 12) As John cries because


Mystery Rider on a White Horse

Read: Revelation 6:1-8 In your majesty ride forth victoriously in the cause of truth, humility and justice; let your right hand achieve awesome deeds. (Psalm 45:4 NIV) What suspense. The


Sinister Red, Black and Pale Horses

Read: Revelation 6:1-8; Matt.10:26-36 So do not be afraid of them. (Matt. 10:26 NIV) This famous passage is often referenced in end-times literature. Some think the white horse means war,


The Fifth and Sixth Seals

Read: Revelation 6:9-17 And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them? (Luke 18:7) The fifth seal