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Join Dr. Edith Humphrey in reading Old Testament passages designed to bring to life the weekly Gospel and/or Epistle reading for the Divine Liturgy. Discover how the apostles and the New Testament writers followed the pattern of Jesus in their understanding of the Holy Scriptures of the early Church—the Law, the Prophets and the Writings.

A Lamp for Today Dr. Edith Humphrey and Ancient Faith Radio

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Join Dr. Edith Humphrey in reading Old Testament passages designed to bring to life the weekly Gospel and/or Epistle reading for the Divine Liturgy. Discover how the apostles and the New Testament writers followed the pattern of Jesus in their understanding of the Holy Scriptures of the early Church—the Law, the Prophets and the Writings.

    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 33: Hallelujah Choruses, the Bride Who Clothes Herself & the Invitation

    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 33: Hallelujah Choruses, the Bride Who Clothes Herself & the Invitation

    This week we read Revelation 19:1-10 in the light of Isaiah 61:10, Genesis 3:21, Matthew 16:27, and 1 Peter 5:5, noting that the praises of God are undergirded by substantial reasons, that we are called to cooperate in our salvation, and that we have been blessed in a way that confers unimaginable dignity upon human beings.

    • 13 min
    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 32: Babylon, Three Woes and a Funeral

    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 32: Babylon, Three Woes and a Funeral

    This week we behold the dramatic laments and final symbolic action concerning Babylon. The colorful vision of Rev 18:9-24, amplified by Amos 3:15-4:2, reveals the network of evil and oppression surrounding “Babylon,” and leads us forward towards joy in the victory of the God’s light and truth.

    • 13 min
    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 31: Three Speeches About Babylon

    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 31: Three Speeches About Babylon

    This week we consider Revelation 18:1-8, considering the inevitable judgment of Babylon in the light of the prophet Isaiah (13:21-22; 47:7-9) and Malachi.

    • 15 min
    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 30: Dark Mystery, the Dirty Deal, and Double-Dealing

    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 30: Dark Mystery, the Dirty Deal, and Double-Dealing

    This week we consider Revelation 17 in the light of Jeremiah’s words concerning historical Babylon. The dark mystery of the visionary Babylon instructs us on the unreal nature of human and demonic power when it is sought in defiance of the living God.

    • 15 min
    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 29: The Seven Bowls, the Word of the LORD, and Remembering Babylon

    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 29: The Seven Bowls, the Word of the LORD, and Remembering Babylon

    This week we consider Revelation 16 as an intensification of Exodus 7-12, looking to Haggai 2:6-7, and various other NT passages, as well as some Church fathers, in our reading of this sobering passage.

    • 17 min
    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 28: The Sign of the Seven Angels, the Song, the Sea, and the Smoke

    Lighting Up the Apocalypse 28: The Sign of the Seven Angels, the Song, the Sea, and the Smoke

    This week we look at the short but challenging chapter fifteen of Revelation, in the light of Exodus 40:35; 2 Ch/Kingdoms 7:2-3; Isaiah 6:4; and Ezekiel 1:22;10:4; 44:4. We consider how judgment is an essential characteristic of the holy God, not at odds with divine love, and meditate upon the difficult phrase “the wrath of God.”

    • 13 min

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