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Episode: “The Six Seals”
Revelation takes a dark turn in chapters 6 and 7 as the first waves of judgment begin to pour on the Earth. The four horsemen of the Apocalypse bring pestilence, war, famine, and death. God’s servants from Israel and every nation received His seal.
Series: “Revelation: Unveiling the Visions”
The last book of the Bible is filled with veiled visions that look toward the ragged edge of human history. Dr. Jeffrey Seif walks us through each of the 22 chapters which include glorious visions and angelic visitations along with darkness and judgment. Amidst the turbulence of trying times, this series encourages you to release your fear of the future and focus on God’s plan of salvation and ultimate restoration. These eight programs also include insights from David and Kirsten Hart and music by Zola Levitt.

Caption transcript for Revelation: Unveiling the Visions — “The Six Seals” (3/8)

  • 00:03 David Hart: Welcome to "Our Jewish Roots" with
  • 00:06 insightful Bible teaching by Dr. Jeffrey Seif.
  • 00:10 ♪♪♪
  • 00:27 David: We are so glad you've joined us today.
  • 00:29 I am David Hart.
  • 00:30 Kirsten Hart: I'm Kirsten Hart.
  • 00:32 Jeffrey Seif: I am Jeffrey Seif and we are gonna take a
  • 00:35 deeper look at the book today.
  • 00:36 How about that?
  • 00:37 David: That's right.
  • 00:39 The theme, "Unveiling the Visions."
  • 00:40 Can you explain that a little bit?
  • 00:42 Jeffrey: Yeah, Revelation in the Greek harks to this
  • 00:44 unveiling, this manifesting, this taking a peek behind the
  • 00:48 curtain of history, to go on the quest to discover the ultimate
  • 00:53 triumph of God in history.
  • 00:55 That's what the book's about.
  • 00:56 Kirsten: And we've always--I'm sorry, been
  • 00:58 fascinated with this book, right?
  • 01:00 It's because it's so different, but yet a good, bad, high, low.
  • 01:04 David: Good and bad, right?
  • 01:06 Hey, right now, let's go to chapter 6 of Revelation for
  • 01:08 Dr. Seif's teaching.
  • 01:11 ♪♪♪
  • 01:15 Jeffrey: Okay, I gotta ask you in the front end
  • 01:17 to be nice to me.
  • 01:19 Don't shoot the messenger.
  • 01:22 I say that 'cause this is a tough one.
  • 01:24 Listen, the previous program was great.
  • 01:26 Lot of glory, worshiping the Lord, feeling good, looking
  • 01:29 good, sounding good, acting good.
  • 01:32 That was then, this is now.
  • 01:33 Here in chapter 6 we go from the glory to the gory.
  • 01:39 John isn't in the best of places himself.
  • 01:41 Our author is banished to an island out here in
  • 01:44 the Aegean Sea called Patmos.
  • 01:46 And from this island now, he sees things to come.
  • 01:49 He gives voice to these dispatches going global in his
  • 01:53 day throughout the empire.
  • 01:56 He sees in chapter 6 visions, the first of which is a horse,
  • 02:01 and the rider has a crown given to him.
  • 02:04 And he goes forth in verse 2 as a conqueror so he might conquer.
  • 02:10 He sees another horse, in verse 4, "fiery red.
  • 02:14 The one riding on it was permitted to take peace
  • 02:17 from the earth, so that people would slaughter one another.
  • 02:22 And he was given a sword."
  • 02:27 Wow, this is tough stuff, isn't it?
  • 02:29 That's why I said, "Don't shoot the messenger."
  • 02:33 This author gives voice to a bad moon rising and we're not done.
  • 02:41 He sees a black horse noted in verse 5 and in conjunction with
  • 02:46 that the word goes out, saying, "A quart of wheat for a
  • 02:51 denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius."
  • 02:54 There's famine, you know, and when there's famine, the prices
  • 02:59 go up high for meager food staples.
  • 03:03 There's war and its concomitants.
  • 03:07 There's economic upheaval.
  • 03:09 Indeed, it's a tough day and we're not even done yet.
  • 03:13 In verse 8 he sees another horse, this one pale green.
  • 03:17 "The name of the one riding on it was Death, and Sheol was
  • 03:21 following with him."
  • 03:23 The rider was death, first century apocalyptic language.
  • 03:29 There's a vision here of difficult circumstance being
  • 03:34 unleashed upon the earth.
  • 03:35 We're told relative to the rider Death, as we read on, "Authority
  • 03:40 was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill by sword
  • 03:46 and by famine and by plague and by the wild beasts
  • 03:52 of the earth."
  • 03:55 I believe this is horrifying.
  • 03:57 And that's not all.
  • 04:00 We're told as we read on that there are the saints.
  • 04:05 He says, "I saw under the altar the souls of those slaughtered
  • 04:09 for the sake of the Word of God and for the witness they had."
  • 04:15 Individuals are paying a price for faith, and here, the author
  • 04:21 sees that.
  • 04:23 He sees as well that they're going to be avenged.
  • 04:27 In verse 11, "A white robe was given to each of them, and they
  • 04:30 were told to rest a little while longer, until the number of
  • 04:35 their fellow servants was complete--their brothers and
  • 04:39 sisters who were to be killed as they had been."
  • 04:43 We're reasonably comfortable in North America but believers the
  • 04:50 world over in other countries are getting slaughtered in
  • 04:54 record numbers.
  • 04:58 This doesn't get better.
  • 05:02 Previously, in Revelation, the devil is noted.
  • 05:07 Wickedness is noted, it's going to raise its hoary head, and
  • 05:11 this is going to unfold the more so in programs to come where he
  • 05:17 realizes his time is short and he unleashes his fury.
  • 05:23 This seems to be an issue as we approach the ragged edge of
  • 05:27 time, according to this author.
  • 05:30 These portents of bad things to come is followed by
  • 05:35 eschatological language, apocalyptic language,
  • 05:39 poetic language.
  • 05:40 He speaks here of "the sun being black as sackcloth."
  • 05:44 Now, that's a figure of speech.
  • 05:46 The sun doesn't go black.
  • 05:47 Life evaporates afterward, were that the case.
  • 05:51 In verse 13: "Stars of heaven fall to the earth."
  • 05:54 That doesn't happen.
  • 05:55 You get one meteorite that's big enough to hit the earth and it
  • 05:58 causes a cataclysm, never mind all the stars and so forth.
  • 06:02 But this author is painting of a picture of a world that's turned
  • 06:07 upside down.
  • 06:09 It wasn't unlike the experience of the first recipients.
  • 06:13 I mention this.
  • 06:15 If we're 95 AD, people are experiencing persecution for the
  • 06:19 faith out there in the Greco-Roman world.
  • 06:23 In verse 15, we're told: "The kings of the earth and the great
  • 06:26 men and military commanders and rich and the mighty and
  • 06:29 everyone--slave and free--hide themselves."
  • 06:31 It's a world upside down.
  • 06:35 And that's the bad news.
  • 06:38 Well, chapter 6 is a tough one.
  • 06:41 I said, "Don't shoot the messenger," and the whole
  • 06:42 program isn't on chapter 6.
  • 06:45 We're gonna get to a better segment and things to come.
  • 06:47 We see in chapter 7 that there's the faithful people, even
  • 06:51 against the backdrop of all this misery and darkness.
  • 06:53 So don't go away.
  • 06:55 I'll be with you for that in a moment.
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  • 07:41 Jeffrey: That last segment was a tough one.
  • 07:44 Glad that's behind me.
  • 07:46 Chapter 7's a much better read.
  • 07:48 Chapter 8 is bad, so don't get too comfortable here.
  • 07:51 In any case, we go from the glory to the gory.
  • 07:57 We go now from the misery to the ministry.
  • 07:59 It kind of goes up and down, up and down.
  • 08:02 In chapter 7, the author sees the faithful, not just the
  • 08:09 faithless world which he talked about previously and he notes in
  • 08:14 verses 4 through 8 there are Hebrews from the various Hebrew
  • 08:20 tribes: "144,000," we're told, "from every tribe of
  • 08:24 Bnei-Yisrael," from the children of Israel.
  • 08:28 So our author is here in the Aegean Sea.
  • 08:33 He sees that in heaven he envisions a scourge on the earth
  • 08:38 but he sees 12,000 from each tribe that are faithful
  • 08:43 to the Lord.
  • 08:45 Many people think, you know, "Oh, the Jews, you know,
  • 08:47 rejected Jesus.
  • 08:48 Jesus rejected the Jews. That's the end of that."
  • 08:51 No, there is this resurgence, this revival.
  • 08:54 It certainly was the case in the first century and it'll be the
  • 08:58 case in the last century as well.
  • 09:00 Well, he sees Jewish believers and you see
  • 09:04 Jewish believers today.
  • 09:06 There's this emergence in modernity,
  • 09:09 I'm pleased to report.
  • 09:10 But not only that, in verse 9 he goes on to say, "I looked, and
  • 09:13 behold, a vast multitude no one could count--from every nation
  • 09:19 and all tribes and peoples and tongues."
  • 09:23 It's not just Jews.
  • 09:25 These are people "standing before the throne
  • 09:28 and before the Lamb."
  • 09:30 So this author in century 1, writing from here, banished as
  • 09:35 he was, all the earlier apostles were killed.
  • 09:39 He's banished.
  • 09:41 And he has a vision of a world that goes upside down.
  • 09:43 He sees Jews that walk with the Lord and died with the Lord.
  • 09:48 He sees non-Jews.
  • 09:51 For him, the church is made up of one new man, Jews and
  • 09:56 non-Jews alike.
  • 09:58 We're seeing that today, by the way, similarly.
  • 10:00 We're seeing Jewish witnesses to Yeshua, non-Jewish witnesses.
  • 10:04 It really is fascinating.
  • 10:06 It was like that in century 1; it's like that today.
  • 10:09 And here, it's prophesied in the Good Book.
  • 10:12 And these together we're told "are standing before the Lamb,"
  • 10:16 you know, language for Yeshua, the crucified one.
  • 10:19 And they're singing in verse 10, "Salvation belongs to our God,
  • 10:24 who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!"
  • 10:28 It's not just my God, it's not the Jewish God.
  • 10:30 The God of all.
  • 10:32 I love it.
  • 10:33 And I'm game for the repose here, that is to say, in the
  • 10:39 previous segment there's a rocky road and people
  • 10:43 get hurt temporarily.
  • 10:45 Those who give up the ghost, who die, however, are envisioned
  • 10:49 here before the Lord, worshiping him.
  • 10:52 We're told in verse 14: "These are the ones coming out of the
  • 10:56 great tribulation.
  • 10:58 And they wash their robes in the blood of the Lamb."
  • 11:01 We're told of these here in a world that we noted previously
  • 11:06 in the program is racked by unrest, by global upheavals, and
  • 11:14 the like.
  • 11:16 We're told here in verse 16 that these "shall never again go
  • 11:20 hungry, nor thirst anymore; the sun shall not beat down on them,
  • 11:26 nor any scorching heat.
  • 11:28 For the Lamb in the midst of the throne shall shepherd them and
  • 11:32 guide them to springs of living water, and God shall wipe away
  • 11:37 every tear from their eyes."
  • 11:42 That's a good word.
  • 11:45 That's a word that's just not prophetic in nature.
  • 11:48 It is to say, it doesn't just belong to those at the end of
  • 11:52 days on the other side of the grave.
  • 11:55 That's a good word for moderns today.
  • 11:59 And all that said, let me speak to you.
  • 12:04 You might find yourself coming out of a great tribulation.
  • 12:08 It happens.
  • 12:10 Life happens.
  • 12:13 We've experienced that, that life comes replete with
  • 12:15 challenges, with uncertainties, but one thing that's certain is
  • 12:22 there is a God who's the alpha and the omega,
  • 12:27 the beginning of the end.
  • 12:29 And he positions himself here as one to greet us at the other end
  • 12:35 of life's experience when life runs its course.
  • 12:38 But not only that, that he serves as a shepherd to lead us,
  • 12:43 even as we finish running our course.
  • 12:46 And I mention that because the good news is that we don't just
  • 12:52 go into God's presence at the end of the days.
  • 12:56 We can walk with him now.
  • 12:59 And with that said, looking here at Revelation against the
  • 13:03 backdrop of those numbered among the faithful, let me encourage
  • 13:06 you to be among the faithful.
  • 13:09 Make an executive decision to serve the Lord, to walk with
  • 13:13 him, to walk by faith not by fear and not by feelings, but to
  • 13:17 walk with him in all your ways, all your days.
  • 13:20 And at the end of days, you will hear the words, "Well done,
  • 13:23 good and faithful servant."
  • 13:26 Speaking of end of days, I'm out of time here on this
  • 13:28 one right now.
  • 13:30 And thank you for going with me on the journey as we look at
  • 13:32 Revelation, as we pull back the veil on these various visions.
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  • 14:26 Kirsten: In today's teaching, Dr. Seif, through the book of
  • 14:28 Revelation, has been teaching us about this wonderful revival
  • 14:32 among the Jewish people.
  • 14:34 They're putting their faith in Yeshua HaMashiach.
  • 14:37 It's amazing, in the future, but also it's happening right now
  • 14:42 and we get to see that firsthand every time we take a tour to
  • 14:46 Israel and we go in the fall and in the spring and especially up
  • 14:49 in the Galilee.
  • 14:51 There's just something that's happening up in the Galilee.
  • 14:52 There's such an incredible revival among these wonderful
  • 14:57 Jewish believers in Messiah.
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  • 15:01 the Holy Land.
  • 15:02 David: Right now, let's go back to Dr. Seif's teaching
  • 15:04 on Revelation.
  • 15:06 ♪♪♪
  • 15:10 Jeffrey: What I'd like to do here is alight upon a pattern
  • 15:14 that we're gonna see throughout the book of Revelation.
  • 15:17 And that is bad news, good news, bad news, good news.
  • 15:21 To be sure, when we look at the Revelation world, it is
  • 15:25 descending into an abyss.
  • 15:28 After which then, the light is going to come and shine and
  • 15:33 there's going to be happiness, felicity, peace,
  • 15:36 deliverance, et cetera.
  • 15:38 But we're kind of spiraling downward.
  • 15:40 But even in the downward spiral, there's something here that's
  • 15:44 it's less prophetic to my way of thinking than it is pastoral.
  • 15:51 And by that, I mean there's a kind word dropped in and, having
  • 15:56 looked at chapter 6 and 7, what I wanna do is focus on the kind
  • 16:04 word that's brought in because you can find yourself and I can
  • 16:09 find myself in our own tribulations.
  • 16:12 People say, "Is this the end of time?"
  • 16:15 It's a reasonable question, but the truth is that irrespective
  • 16:20 of the edge of time, and when the great Tribulation is, the
  • 16:27 truth of the matter is people find themselves amidst
  • 16:30 tribulations as we all make our way through the passage of time.
  • 16:35 And I think when we're looking at the literature here, it's
  • 16:38 understood that this is gonna be an encouraging word for people
  • 16:42 in the 1st century, not just the 21st century, those that are the
  • 16:46 initial readers of it: "Then he said, 'These are the ones coming
  • 16:51 out of the great tribulation.
  • 16:53 They have washed their robes and made them white in the blood of
  • 16:58 the Lamb.
  • 17:00 And for this reason, they're before the throne of God, and
  • 17:02 they serve him day and night.'"
  • 17:06 There is this telescoping into the future.
  • 17:12 There's giving voice to the fact that there's tumult on earth but
  • 17:16 individuals are beckoned to look up and have a look
  • 17:21 at what's coming.
  • 17:23 And this, to my way of thinking, friends, is the genius
  • 17:28 in the book of Revelation.
  • 17:31 It doesn't simply reduce to prophecy charts though
  • 17:35 who can resist?
  • 17:37 Because we all wanna work the question, "Where are we
  • 17:40 now in time?"
  • 17:42 I have a heightened awareness of that personally.
  • 17:45 Principally, not because of what I read in Revelation but because
  • 17:52 of what I see in the world today with the emergence of Israel
  • 17:56 as a nation state.
  • 17:57 It has prophetic importance in the book of Revelation
  • 18:01 and elsewhere in biblical literature.
  • 18:03 I see that.
  • 18:05 I see a revival amongst Jewish people.
  • 18:07 That has prophetic implications.
  • 18:10 I see mechanisms in play today that weren't in play yesterday
  • 18:14 that the gospel can go out global, even amidst the
  • 18:17 turbulence of trying times, through the miracle
  • 18:21 that is television.
  • 18:23 I think we're living in a day today that is in ways
  • 18:28 unlike century 1.
  • 18:30 My point here is irrespective of where the reader is when they
  • 18:36 encounter the book of Revelation, I want you to seize
  • 18:40 hold of the pastoral moments that are in Revelation that
  • 18:45 beckon the reader to, irrespective of their own
  • 18:50 circumstance, their own tribulation, to be minded to
  • 18:55 look forward over the horizon and into the future and faith
  • 19:00 beckons us to do that.
  • 19:02 And the book of Revelation principally is about the triumph
  • 19:06 of God in human history.
  • 19:09 People wanna know how it's gonna play out on the globe.
  • 19:12 When's God gonna get his world back?
  • 19:14 You know, he created it, it all went south in Eden and the
  • 19:17 question is when's it all restored?
  • 19:19 It's a reasonable question.
  • 19:21 But I want you to know as I put a wrap on this program, that God
  • 19:24 is in the restoration business now, one person at a time.
  • 19:28 Oh, to be sure, we carry on and look how history plays out in
  • 19:31 Revelation but the way your story plays out, I want you to
  • 19:35 know that you're a winner.
  • 19:36 You're destined to be one, as you and I and we have
  • 19:40 experienced a God who will wipe away tears from our eyes.
  • 19:43 So much in Revelation.
  • 19:46 We're gonna look at it and push back the veil and
  • 19:48 understand the visions.
  • 19:51 More to come.
  • 19:52 ♪ Come and talk with me in the cool of the day. ♪
  • 19:58 ♪ Take a walk in the garden. ♪
  • 20:01 ♪ Let me show you the way. ♪
  • 20:06 ♪ When you seek me you will find me. ♪
  • 20:12 ♪ I'll be there by your side. ♪
  • 20:19 ♪ Simply ask and be given. ♪
  • 20:22 ♪ In your heart I'll abide. ♪
  • 20:28 ♪ Be still and know the Lord your God is on his throne, ♪
  • 20:36 ♪ is in control. ♪
  • 20:41 ♪ Hold fast this truth and don't let go. ♪
  • 20:47 ♪ You are my child, you're not alone. ♪
  • 20:55 ♪ Come and dine with me in the evening hour. ♪
  • 21:01 ♪ Share a feast of the King in his glory and power. ♪
  • 21:08 ♪ When you drink my cup you will thirst no more. ♪
  • 21:22 ♪ You will be fulfilled with the love of your Lord. ♪
  • 21:31 ♪ Here O Israel what the Lord desires ♪
  • 21:37 ♪ is a heart for him, ♪
  • 21:40 ♪ not what law requires. ♪
  • 21:46 ♪ I need your lambs and offerings-- ♪
  • 21:58 ♪ No I-- ♪
  • 22:02 ♪ Who will walk with me. ♪
  • 22:11 ♪ Be still and know the Lord your God ♪
  • 22:18 ♪ is on his throne, is in control. ♪
  • 22:25 ♪ Hold fast this truth and don't let go. ♪
  • 22:32 ♪ You are my child, you're not alone. ♪♪
  • 22:43 David: And that was a song from our founder, Zola Levitt.
  • 22:45 Kirsten: Okay, Jeff, I've gotta jump in a little bit.
  • 22:50 You mentioned something in your teaching and it's a number.
  • 22:53 And it's that 144,000 number.
  • 22:57 I've heard so many groups say, "That's us, that's us."
  • 23:01 Who is it? Who is the 144,000?
  • 23:02 Jeffrey: Well, according to literature, they're from the
  • 23:04 tribe of Israel, Hebrew peoples.
  • 23:07 And it's interesting that the Jewish people have
  • 23:09 been written out of the story.
  • 23:11 No, it's the Jehovah's Witnesses, it's this, it's that.
  • 23:13 This story ends, I don't wanna get to the end of the book yet,
  • 23:17 with Yeshua saying, "I am of the root of David."
  • 23:20 And here we're seeing individuals of Jewish extract
  • 23:25 that are participating in the Jesus drama.
  • 23:28 And not only that, here in chapter 7 and I love it,
  • 23:31 personally, and I think our viewers, I think you
  • 23:34 love it as well.
  • 23:35 That's why you watch a program that's all about looking at the
  • 23:37 good news through the eyes of the Jews.
  • 23:39 I think that you love it but, in conjunction with this, tell me
  • 23:43 about what do you think here, we're told that after
  • 23:46 identifying these individuals of Jewish extract who are
  • 23:49 believers, the author says, "I looked, and behold,
  • 23:52 a vast multitude no one could count--from every nation and all
  • 23:57 tribes and peoples and tongues."
  • 24:00 That's yous, yous. I think that's a cool story.
  • 24:02 Kirsten: That's our world.
  • 24:04 David: It is.
  • 24:05 Kirsten: Worship.
  • 24:07 You've been a worship leader for years.
  • 24:08 David: The word that stuck out in my mind is drama.
  • 24:10 Revelation is full of lots of drama, ups and downs.
  • 24:13 Jeffrey: Really, agonies and ecstasies.
  • 24:16 Kirsten: Well, we like the ecstasy.
  • 24:18 We love that worship.
  • 24:19 Jeffrey: This is an ecstatic vision of things to come and, by
  • 24:21 the way, we're not finished with the drama and the horror.
  • 24:24 I mean, chapter 7 is a bright light that's shining
  • 24:28 in a darkened world.
  • 24:30 Chapter 6 is horrific and it's gonna get bad still.
  • 24:33 But, you know, it's like that when we look at life, when we
  • 24:36 look at the biblical text.
  • 24:37 We need to see hope in life.
  • 24:39 You may well need to see it as well.
  • 24:41 I don't know what situation you might find yourself in but it's
  • 24:45 good to be reminded that there is a triumph, there is a God.
  • 24:49 These people are singing in verse 10 of chapter 7:
  • 24:52 "Salvation belongs to our God."
  • 24:55 And salvation isn't just salvation of our soul, though by
  • 24:59 all means attend to that business.
  • 25:01 But it's from the Greek souzo and it carries with it to be
  • 25:06 healed, to be made whole, to be put back together again.
  • 25:09 There's a new life on the other side of the sinner's prayer.
  • 25:12 Irrespective of sin and circumstances, people
  • 25:15 can find it.
  • 25:16 They find it here in a tough stretch of highway
  • 25:18 in the book of Revelation.
  • 25:20 Kirsten: But that's why I'm thankful for in this book is you
  • 25:23 have some of the lowest lows.
  • 25:24 I mean, unleashing these demons and these beasts, and then we'll
  • 25:28 have a glimpse of heaven and the worship service.
  • 25:31 And then horrific famine, disaster, and then but here's
  • 25:34 what it's gonna be like.
  • 25:36 So--and I appreciate that you've also focused on the good and the
  • 25:40 positive also.
  • 25:42 Jeffrey: I think people need hope, and hope is in high demand
  • 25:46 and short supply in this world.
  • 25:47 David: It may be a little difficult for people if they're
  • 25:50 tuning in mid series, they need to see exactly what's going on
  • 25:54 through Revelation.
  • 25:55 Jeffrey: I think so. It's like a movie, you know?
  • 25:57 You know, it's a 90-minute movie, you can't just jump into
  • 25:59 it ten minutes in the middle.
  • 26:01 You need to know what comes before it and what comes
  • 26:03 after it.
  • 26:04 There could very well be a good close and there certainly
  • 26:06 is here.
  • 26:07 And there can be a certain good conclusion to your life as well
  • 26:10 out there.
  • 26:12 Because he lives, we can face tomorrow.
  • 26:13 And that is the message of the book at the end of the day.
  • 26:17 You know, and relative to the bad, I think that people living
  • 26:21 wrong need to know there are judgments associated with that.
  • 26:23 We don't get a free pass in life.
  • 26:25 And there's punishment meted out on earth but people are living
  • 26:29 all wrong, and that there's consequences for decisions that
  • 26:35 we make and actions that we take.
  • 26:37 That's a message that needs to be told as well.
  • 26:39 It's not a good listen, it's not good to hear it, but we need to
  • 26:42 bring the truth near to us.
  • 26:44 David: Probably not easy to teach that also.
  • 26:45 You'd rather teach the good news but there's stuff in there that
  • 26:49 we need to hear.
  • 26:50 Jeffrey: Yeah, you know, I think that church is a little
  • 26:51 too flowery.
  • 26:53 I think it was Billy Graham who said if there was more preaching
  • 26:55 of hell from the pulpit, there'd be less hell in the pew.
  • 26:57 Kirsten: And on that, we end our program today, ha, ha.
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Episodes in this series

  1. Message to the Churches
  2. Vision of Heaven
  3. The Six Seals
  4. Impending Judgments
  5. Two Witnesses
  6. 144,000 Jewish Believers
  7. The Greater They Fall
  8. Ultimate Triumph

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