When God (Finally) Speaks Clearly

And a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with​the moon under her feet, and on her head a crown of twelve stars. 2 She was pregnant and ​was crying out in birth pains and the agony of giving birth. 3 And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, ​with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems. 4 His tail swept down a third of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth. And the dragon stood before the woman who was about to give birth, so that when she bore her child he might devour it. 5 She gave birth to a male child, o​one who is to rule all the nations with a rod of iron, but her child was ​caught up to God and to his throne, 6 and the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God, in which she is to be nourished for ​1,260 days. (Revelation 12:1-6, ESV)

How clear was that? Can anyone tell me exactly what God was showing John in that vision?

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Providence In the Form of a Woman

Providence In the Form of a Woman

Introduction

What is your favorite book of the Bible? The one that you most connect with? Are most inspired by? Gives you the most comfort?

For me it is John, although Acts is also high up on my list…and Romans is pretty impressive.

You?

Anybody choose Esther? Anybody know anyone who would choose Esther?

As a quick aside…if you heard someone was named Esther…how old would assume the person would be? Today the name is probably no more popular than the book.

Yet…

Yet it is a tremendous read–a short book that has all the makings of a great story…intrigue, courtyard intrigue, surprise twists, beautiful women (good and bad), and a happy ending…

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