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Originally posted by guitarplayer
You have mentioned the acts of John and other texts when were they written? Was it after the revelation of Christ given to John?
Originally posted by rickymouse
Who does that? I know that some churches try to use Revelations to try to keep their people from turning into greedy, self centered, corruptible politicians but other than that I don't see it's a base of beliefs.
Patmos was not a holiday resort Island, but a forced labor camp to work the stone quarries.
. . . written by a crabby guy who was that way because he was exiled to an Island somewhere. I'd write some nasty stuff too if that happened to me. Most Christians don't hear that negativity in church. Most want to have an enjoyable life.