Revelation (17-22)

{JUDGMENTS ON OPPONENTS}
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  1. The Great Whore Revealed - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 17:1-6 - Babylon is unveiled as a bejeweled whore dripping with the shed blood of martyred saints)
  2. Mystery Babylon Rides the Beast from the Sea - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 17:7-13 - End-time Babylon, the "Great Whore" rides the "Beast from the Sea" that is set on "seven mountains")
  3. The Lamb Overcomes the Beast and End-time Babylon - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 17:14-18 - The Lamb overcomes the Beast and the kings of the earth, but in a very paradoxical manner)
  4. Babylon, the Great Whore is Fallen - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 18:1-8 - The Fall of Mystery Babylon is pronounced, and her ritual impurity denounced by an angel from heaven)
  5. The "Great City, Babylon" is Destroyed for her Sins - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 18:9-24 - The complete destruction of Babylon is God’s response to the persecution by “her” of the “saints”)
  6. Heavenly Celebration - The Marriage of the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 19:1-10 - The heavenly celebration of the “wedding” of the “Lamb” follows the destruction of the “Great Harlot”)
  7. The Rider on a White Horse - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 19:11-16 - The Messiah “shepherds” the nations by the “word” that proceeds out of his mouth - His “armies” participate in his present reign)
  8. The Destruction of the Beast and the False Prophet - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 19:17-21 - Next, the Rider on a White Horse destroys the “Beast from the sea” and the “False Prophet”)
{THOUSAND YEARS}
  1. The Imprisonment of Satan - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 20:1-3 - The Devil is imprisoned in the “Abyss” until an appointed time when he is released to deceive the nations into a final attempt to annihilate the saints)
  2. The Priestly Reign of the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 20:4-6 - The image of the saints reigning as a “kingdom of Priests” is linked to the vision of the “Son of Man” received by Daniel)
  3. Judgment of the Dragon - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 20:7-10 - The Dragon is released for a “short season” to launch a final attempt to destroy the saints, however, Satan is the one destroyed)
  4. The Great White Throne of Judgment - {PDF Copy} - (Following the defeat of the “Dragon,” the final judgment unfolds at least before a Great White Throne – Revelation 20:11-15)
{NEW JERUSALEM}
  1. New Jerusalem Descends - {PDF Copy} - (Following the defeat of the “Dragon,” the final judgment unfolds at least before a Great White Throne – Revelation 21:1-8)
  2. New Jerusalem Unveiled - {PDF Copy} - (The physical dimensions and shape of “New Jerusalem” are presented in preparation for its inhabitants – Revelation 21:9-23)
  3. New Jerusalem Inhabited - {PDF Copy} - (New Jerusalem is populated fully in fulfillment of the covenant promises to Abraham – Revelation 21:24-22:5)
  4. Epilogue - Revelation - {PDF Copy} - (If anyone fails to keep the words of the book, he will be excluded from citizenship in the city of New Jerusalem – Revelation 22:6-21)
{RELATED TOPICS}
  1. The Redemption of the Nations - {PDF Copy} - (The “nations” and the “kings of the earth” are found in New Jerusalem because of the redemptive work of the Lamb)
  2. Final Day and Hour - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation moves inexorably from the Death and Resurrection of Jesus to the final day when God judges the wicked and vindicates the righteous)
  3. Armageddon - One Final Battle - {PDF Copy} - (The several “battle” scenes in Revelation all present the same final assault by Satan against the people of the Lamb)
  4. Multiple "Final" Judgments? - {PDF Copy} - (The three sevenfold series of Revelation all conclude with a final judgment scene at the end of the age)
  5. The Wrath of God in Revelation - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, “wrath” refers to the final judicial sentence of God on His enemies)
  6. Gog and Magog Identified - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation identifies “Gog and Magog” as the nations from the “four corners of the Earth” are gathered to attack the “saints” in Satan’s final bid to destroy the church)
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