by Roger Wyatt| 12th March 2020 | more posts on 'Word Studies'
It is a word we use as Christians, probably everyday,אָמֵן (amen). It is first used in Numbers 5:22, and appears in duplicate, 'Amen, Amen'. Amen is also the last word of the Bible found in Revelation 22:21(NIV); 'The grace of the Lord Jesus be with God's people. Amen' (Ἀμήν) as well as a title for Christ! In its earliest uses in the Old Testament it is used as a declaration of agreement and support; famously at Mount Ebal.
DO ANGELS GET BORED?
by Roger Wyatt| 2nd November 2021 | more posts on 'Heavenly Visions'
Two passages of scripture have led to the widespread idea that all we will be doing in heaven is worshipping. They are Isaiah 6:1-5 and Revelation 4. Of course, an unbeliever will soon point out that such a destiny sounds rather boring and that they would rather not partake in it, and even those with a faith, and who love worship, may struggle at such a thought. Looking across the scriptures however, it soon becomes apparent that heavenly realities are far from dull.