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Redemption or Abandonment?

At the heart of the salvation provided by Jesus are the resurrection and new creation at Christ’s arrival in glory .  Central to the doctrine of salvation is the promise of REDEMPTION . God will not abandon what He created. And “ redemption ” means recovering that which was enslaved by sin and sentenced to decay and death.

Absent Church?

Revelation is a message to the church, the people of God, and one concerned with its situation on the earth – Revelation 4:1-3.  After Jesus finished dictating his letters to the “ seven churches ,” John saw an “ open door in heaven ” and heard the voice from his first vision summoning him to “ come up here .” He then found himself standing before the “ throne set in heaven .”