Understanding the Book of Revelation

So many people have tried to figure out this book of the Bible. The book of Revelation to many, but not all, is a total mystery clouded in symbols. The key to the whole book, at least one perspective of the book, is shown in the very first verse. The theme and focus of the book is actually so simple, but easy to miss. It’s a theme that hits almost every chapter of the book. It is the main character of the story of the book of Revelation.

Look at the first verse: “The Revelation of Jesus Christ…”. Could it actually be so simple? If you began to scan the book from this angle or perspective, you would notice that almost every chapter has something about Jesus Christ. Well maybe one exception, chapter 13 which is about the anti-Christ. Yes, there are many other ways to look at this book, but I think this is the most important and consistent way to see Revelation.

So now we have a research job to do, highlighting all verses with mentions of Jesus Christ whether directly or in symbolism.

In chapter one, there are many references to Jesus Christ. In the last chapter of the book of Revelation, Jesus is symbolized by the Lamb sitting on the throne. At this point in the book, God is fully in control and evil is pushed out.

Don’t forget, the book of Revelation is the best conclusion to the entire Bible of 66 books.

Drew Haninger July 16, 2019

Fear Fear Not Mary — an Encouraging Christmas song

This is maybe a Christmas song, but it applies to all who sometimes in fear need to do something that is a little hard to do or maybe beyond what we normally would do.

This Christmas song is encouragement for those of us called to a special ministry like Joseph and Mary who brought forth Jesus. We are all called to express Jesus in a special way.

Don’t fear, just follow God. God will do wonders.

 Title:  Fear Fear Not Mary

Fear…Fear not Mary
You have favor with God
God will do wonders
Just follow God and fear not

Fear…Fear not Mary
You will conceive Jesus
The Savior, the Redeemer, the Messiah
Just follow God and fear not

Fear…Fear not Mary
He shall be great, Wonderful
Call His name Jesus
Just follow God and fear not

Fear…Fear not Mary
God will do wonderful things
Call His name Jesus
Just follow God and fear not

Just follow, follow, follow and fear not
Just follow, follow, follow and fear not
Just follow, follow, follow and fear not

11/21/2014 (c) AnimatedFaith and Drew Haninger

All Things Bright and Beautiful – 4k video – Church Hymn

Beautiful traditional hymn called: All Things Bright and Beautiful.  

This song was first published in 1848. Music arrangement and vocals by Julie Gaulke, see her web site at: JulieGaulkeMusic.com, the sheet music is available at: pianomomsheetmusic.weebly.com/all-things-bright-and-beautiful.html The scenery is by Drew Haninger and is from Kauai, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington state.

The Lyrics are:

All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful:
The Lord God made them all.

Each little flow’r that opens,
Each little bird that sings,
He made their glowing colors,
He made their tiny wings.

The purple-headed mountains,
The river running by,
The sunset and the morning
That brightens up the sky.

The cold wind in the winter,
The pleasant summer sun,
The ripe fruits in the garden,
He made them every one.

He gave us eyes to see them,
And lips that we might tell
How great is God Almighty,
Who has made all things well.

The original video is in 4k video.

All Things Bright and Beautiful

All Things Bright and Beautiful

Mar 15, 2016

Jesus Jesus … Born of Mary — a Christmas melody and song

Sing about Jesus, He is the real meaning of the Christmas season.

Here is a new Christmas song based on Isaiah 9:6 and the New Testament Christmas story as told in Luke and Matthew.

I hope you will enjoy this Christian song: Jesus Jesus, Born of Mary.

Title: Jesus Jesus…Born of Mary

He is a child
He is the mighty God
He is the Son of God
Jesus Jesus … Born of Mary

He is the Son of the Highest
He is The Lord God
He has the throne of David
Jesus Jesus … Born of Mary

He is King
He shall reign
He is Lord
Jesus Jesus … Born of Mary

He is King
He shall reign
He is Lord
Jesus Jesus … Born of Mary

Jesus Jesus … Born of Mary
Jesus Jesus … Born of Mary

(c) Drew Haninger and AnimatedFaith LLC

first published around Dec 1, 2014

Abide in Me and Pray Pray Pray – Passion Easter Week Song

This is a new song from John 15:7 where during Passion Easter Week Jesus is teaching on Prayer.

John 15:7 says: If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you want, and it will be done for you. So for prayer there are two conditions: abiding in the Lord and Abiding in His word (the Bible).

the Lyrics are: If you abide in Me
If you let My word Abide in you
What you pray shall be done
Abide abide and pray pray pray
God answers according to His will

If you abide in Me
If you let My word Abide in you
What you pray shall be done
Abide abide and pray pray pray
God answers according to His will

Written by Drew Haninger (c) AnimatedFaith.com
Original Post: March 29, 2015.

Abide in Me and Pray Pray Pray - New Passion Week Song

Abide in Me and Pray Pray Pray – New Passion Week Song

Whatever you ask in My name

Prayer is one of the most power things we can do. Prayer connects us with God, who is the creator of the universe.
Consider this verse in John 14 encouraging us to pray in the name of Jesus.

Whatever you ask in My name, this I will do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it – John 14:13-14

Prayer Song: Just a little Faith in Prayer – Speak To The Mountain – 4k video – Kauai Hawaii

Prayer song:   Just a little Faith in Prayer – Speak To The Mountain.  

Jesus said: If ye have faith as a grain of mustard seed, ye shall say unto this mountain, Remove hence to yonder place; and it shall remove; and nothing shall be impossible unto you…(Matthew 17:20)

The video scenery is from Kauai Hawaii.

So prayer sometime requires just a little faith to speak to our situation.

The lyrics are:

Speak to the mountain – Go
Just a little faith
Just a little faith in prayer
That’s all you need

Speak to the mountain – Be removed
Just a little faith
Just a little faith in prayer
That’s all you need

Jesus teaches us to pray in faith
Just a little faith
Just a little faith in prayer
That’s all you need

Speak to the mountain

Don’t give up
Don’t give in

Jesus teaches us to pray in faith
Just a little faith
Just a little faith in prayer
That’s all you need
(repeat)

Speak to the mountain – Go
Just a little faith
Just a little faith in prayer
That’s all you need

Speak to the mountain – Be removed
Just a little faith
Just a little faith in prayer
That’s all you need

Lyrics and words by Drew Haninger (c) AnimatedFaith.com

Just a little Faith in Prayer

Just a little Faith in Prayer

Posted June 12, 2015

 

Love Divine All Loves Excelling – Church Hymn

A love song and story about God’s love and care. This traditional hymn called “Love Divine All Loves Excelling ” was written by Charles Wesley, and was first published in 1747.

The tune was first used or published in 1830. Music arrangement and vocals by Julie Gaulke, see her web site at: JulieGaulkeMusic.com

The Lyrics are:

Love divine, all loves excelling,
Joy of Heav’n to earth come down;
Fix in us Thy humble dwelling;
All Thy faithful mercies crown!
Jesus, Thou art all compassion,
Pure unbounded love Thou art;
Visit us with Thy salvation,
Enter every trembling heart.

Breathe, O breathe Thy loving Spirit
Into every troubled breast!
Let us all in Thee inherit;
Let us find that second rest.
Take away our bent to sinning;
Alpha and Omega be;
End of faith, as its beginning,
Set our hearts at liberty.

Come, Almighty to deliver,
Let us all Thy life receive;
Suddenly return, and never,
Nevermore Thy temples leave.
Thee we would be always blessing
Serve Thee as Thy hosts above,
Pray and praise Thee without ceasing,
Glory in Thy perfect love.

Finish, then, Thy new creation;
Pure and spotless let us be;
Let us see Thy great salvation
Perfectly restored in Thee;
Changed from glory into glory,
Till in Heav’n we take our place,
Till we cast our crowns before Thee,
Lost in wonder, love, and praise.

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Kauai, Hawaii in this 4k video.

 

Song: Love Divine

Song: Love Divine

Song: Love Divine

Song: Love Divine

Song: Love Divine

Song: Love Divine

Published on Jul 24, 2015