Take the Scroll and Eat It
Passage: Revelation 10:1–11
John's vision gives us a long interlude between Trumpets 6 and 7, which basically answers the question: What is the Church on earth doing during this period of history, while God pours out his partial judgments upon the unbelieving world? Chapter 10's answer to that question is that the Church of Jesus Christ is to be God's prophet to the nations. The strange imagery of John eating a scroll has very practical implications for our lives as followers of Jesus.