Posted: April 27, 2012 by Ty in Spirituality

Firmly believe Revelation is truly a metaphor that covers a political commentary on what needs to be put right with the world and the social voice the church is meant to be prophetically in word and deed. Do you?

National Post | Life

The Book of Revelation, the last book of the Christian Bible and therefore the final word to the followers of Jesus, is like a cinematic explosion of blood, violence and redemption. It may be scariest book ever written that has a really happy ending. There is a reason so many creators of literature, film, and popular music — from Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now to Iron Maiden’s The Number of the Beast — have plumbed the book’s depths for artistic inspiration.

Whereas most of the rest of the New Testament is as gentle as a lamb, with its talk of faith, hope and love, the Book of Revelation has been read for nearly 1,700 years as a nightmarish warning to sinners, heretics and non-believers about the reign of terror to come for those who reject Christ.

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