God's Song of Revelation

Wendell W. Frerichs

Article Type: Texts in Context

Publication Date: 4/1/1986

Issue: The Way of the Christian (Vol. 6, No 2, Spring, 1986)

A committee of interested people got together to look at six lectionary texts for the season of Easter. Our first concern turned out to be: Will many take a second look at them? After all, they are from Revelation, and the majority of our subscribers are from mainline churches. And we know how these churches have avoided the Apocalypse of St. John. We wondered: Might it not be better to work on an article that would get some use? Well, we do want what we have worked on to be of use and so we begin with a kind of apologetic: We agreed that we think you ought to consider preaching on these texts this year.

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