A reflection on Revelation 1:1-3,
the prologue to the book.
Our Sovereign God is calling us.
He is calling us to
simple faith and
He is calling us to Himself.
To call us, He is using the very best of
all He has and
all He is.
He is calling us through the
exaltation of His only Son, Jesus Christ.
The stakes are high.
Eternal life and eternal death
hang in the balance for us.
No one knows when Christ will return and
our decision will suddenly become irrevocable.
Life is uncertain
for ourselves and
for the loved ones for whom we deeply desire all the best.
The reward is great beyond our imagining.
The Father promises the fullness of Himself
to those who answer the call.
He promises Jesus Christ –
His holy perfection,
His eternal glory.
The all-wise, all-loving Lord of all begs us to give His call
We dare not ignore Him.
We must pay the most careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard.
How shall we escape if we ignore so great a salvation? (Hebrews 2:1, 3, NIV)