May 5 – God’s Book of Destiny – Revelation 5:1-14 – This passage from Revelation talks about a scroll and notes that only Jesus is worthy to open the scroll. The scroll contains writings about the future history of the world. The fact that Jesus alone is worthy to open the scroll speaks to the fact that the destiny of the world and our ultimate destiny are in Jesus’ hands. God has a purpose and plan for this world and for us. We will think on the comfort and encouragment this truth gives to us as we await the coming of our Lord.
May 12 – Sheltered Sheep – Revelation 7:9-17 – A vast crowd too great to count is seen giving praise before the throne of Jesus. We get a glimpse of the glory to come when people of all nations, tribes, peoples and languages come together in victory and parise. Imagine the sound of that crowd!
May 19 – All Things New – Revelation 21:1-7 – This passage tells us a bit about life in the Kingdom of Christ. Jesus says, “Behold, I am making all things new.” We will think about all that will be new and different in the kingdom to come.
May 26 – The City of God / The Bride of Christ – Revelation 21:9-14, 21-27 – This lesson describes the Bride of Christ, but it does so with a description of a city, the New Jerusalem. We will explore the various aspects of the city and what they mean: The city’s light, the walls and gates, the measuring of the city, the precious stones of the city, and the presence of God in the city.
June 2 – Amen! Come, Lord Jesus – Revelation 22:1-6, 12-20 – This is the final chapter of the Bible and we see the Tree of Life returning. Once again we get a glimpse into the kingdom to come and its aboundant blessings. We also see the response of the Church to the fact that Jesus will return again soon — Amen! Come, Lord Jesus!