A Day in Revelation – Audio
Revelation is arguably the most puzzling of all the books in the Bible. To read it is to enter a bizarre world of angels, trumpets, bowls and dragons – a place where we hear songs of worship one moment and witness scenes of judgement the next. It’s also been understood in vastly different ways over the centuries. Whilst some have avoided it altogether, others have seen it as the key to unlock the ‘end times’ – often explained in painstaking detail. So, how should we make sense of the book? And what is its significance for the 21st-century church and world?
The audio from this Bible day digs deeper into Revelation, exploring how this part of Scripture sustains and shapes Christian identity and mission in the world today.
The day was led by Revd. Dr. Ian Paul, Dean of Studies and Lecturer in New Testament at St. John’s Nottingham. A regular speaker at New Wine and other national and regional conferences, Ian has published both popular and academic works on Revelation, and is well placed to help us examine the book. Prior to ordination, Ian worked in industrial business (making chocolate!). Before moving to St John’s, he spent eight years on the staff of St Mary’s Longfleet, Poole. He is married to Maggie, who is a GP, and they have three children, Elizabeth, Benjamin and Rebecca. Ian blogs at psephizo.com/.
You can listen to each of the sessions below. Download the corresponding PowerPoint slides.