Amen. Come, Lord Jesus: A Sermon for the Seventh Sunday of Easter, 2016


“Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.”

Except for the final benediction, these are the last words of the Book of Revelation; the last words of the whole Bible. They provide an appropriate conclusion to Revelation, a text that reveals its author’s discomfort with the present on every page and in which John offers a powerful and attractive vision of a future in which Jesus Christ reigns triumphantly and God has made all things new. Continue reading