Revelation isn’t a horror story. It is one filled with anger directed at oppressors and retribution coming to those who would oppress and exploit the weak. Yet in this week’s Bible reading from Revelation 21:1-6, it’s a story of hope.
- New heaven and new earth
- No scary sea
- God with us
- Tears wiped away
- No more death, mourning, crying, or pain
- All things new
- Trustworthy and true words
- God was and is and will be – the beginning and the end.
- Refreshing, free, life-giving water