The heavens rolling up as a scroll – an alternative explanation

An event in the earth’s atmosphere causing catastrophic turbulence and destroying satellites is offered as an explanation for the heavens rolling up like a scroll and its impact on the host of heaven.  Let me explain why there seems to be strong Scriptural support for this interpretation. Continue reading

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What sort of medium does the Bible hint at?

Let’s summarise what sort of medium the Bible hints at based on our earlier studies. There are three key things that I want to focus on – two that are related to the heavens (shamayim) and one that is related to the skies (shachaq). Continue reading

God Will Shake the Heavens

Recently I was doing a study on heavens and God’s voice in the New Testament when I came across this passage in Hebrews 12 which I hadn’t noticed before.  Not only does it talk about the shaking of heaven but, in the same breath, it talks about the removal of this and something which can’t be shaken remaining afterwards! This ties in with several passages that we have already looked at.

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Heavens Hymn Background

Songs are a powerful medium to communicate things.  Hymns of the past combined Biblical truth in lyrics with memorable music.  As I reflected on this, I wished that I could communicate some of the things I was learning in this Bible study using this medium.  I am not a musician so I didn’t know how this could happen.  Possibly my brother might compose something a little way down the track.  Then I had this idea of taking the easy way out for less musical people – use the tune to a classic hymn and write my own lyrics to it.  The hymn “To God be the glory” came to mind at this time.  The end result was this Heavens Hymn. Continue reading