REVELATION (8-16)

{CHAPTERS 8 - 16}

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{SEVEN TRUMPETS}
  1. Seven Trumpets Overview - {PDF Copy} - (An overview of the sounding of the Seven Trumpets)
  2. The First Trumpet - Hail - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:7 - The first trumpet unleashes a plague based on the seventh plague of Egypt, but with modifications)
  3. Second Trumpet - Burning Mountain - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:8-9 - The second trumpet harms much of the commerce on which Babylon and the “inhabitants of the earth” depend)
  4. Third Trumpet - Bitter Waters - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:10-11 - The third trumpet produces a great star that falls onto the sources of fresh water, embittering them)
  5. Fourth Trumpet - Darkness - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:12 - The fourth trumpet causes a partial darkening of the sun, moon, and the stars)
  6. Three Woes - {PDF Copy} - (An eagle flying in mid-heaven announces the last three trumpets, the three woes – Revelation 8:13)
  7. Fifth Trumpet, First Woe - {PDF Copy} - (The fifth trumpet unleashes the first of “three woes,” and malevolent creatures began to ascend from the Abyss)
  8. Sixth Trumpet - Second Woe - {PDF Copy} - (The sixth trumpet unleashes a demonic horde from beyond the Euphrates to afflict the unrepentant inhabitants of the earth)
  9. The Little Scroll - {PDF Copy} - (John saw the scroll again, now unsealed and completely open, signifying his call to prophesy once more to peoples and kings)
  10. Measuring the Sanctuary - {PDF Copy} - (The sanctuary must be measured before the city can be inhabited, but first, it must be trampled underfoot by the nations)
  11. Two Witnesses Testify - {PDF Copy} - (The Two Witnesses engage in prophetic witness to the "inhabitants of the earth" until slain by the Beast)
  12. Beast from the Abyss - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast first appears when he ascends from the Abyss to wage war on the Two Witnesses after they complete their testimony)
  13. Two Witnesses Slain - {PDF Copy} - (Persecuted by the impenitent inhabitants of the earth, the Two Witnesses lie dead on the main street of the Great City)
  14. Seventh Trumpet - Third Woe - {PDF Copy} - (The seventh trumpet or second woe ushers in the consummation of the kingdom and the final judgment)

    {WAR IN HEAVEN}

  1. Son versus Serpent - {PDF Copy} - (Next, war breaks out in “heaven” and the “Dragon” is poised to destroy the messianic son as soon as he is born)
  2. War in Heaven - {PDF Copy} - (Defeated by the messianic “son,” the Dragon was expelled from heaven, while victory was declared for the saints - Revelation 12:7-12)
  3. War on the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (After his expulsion from heaven, Satan wages war against the seed of the Woman, those who hold the testimony of Jesus)
  4. Beast from the Sea - {PDF Copy} - (The Dragon begins his war on the seed of the woman by summoning his seed, the Beast from the sea)
  5. Slandering the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast from the sea is authorized to slander the saints and God for its overlord, the Dragon – Revelation 13:6-10)
  6. Beast's Global Dominion - {PDF Copy} - (The kings and the inhabitants of the earth refuse to follow the Lamb. Instead, they give homage to the beast)
  7. Beast from the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:11-15 - The Beast from the is the mouthpiece of the Beast from the sea and of the Dragon)
  8. Beastly Counterfeit - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast from the earth, the False Prophet, mimics the Lamb and presents a counterfeit of the true faith of Jesus)
  9. The False Prophet's Power - {PDF Copy} - (The False Prophet employs economic pressure to retaliate against those saints who refuse to render homage to the Beast from the sea)
  10. Mark of the Beast - {PDF Copy} - (All men who refuse to follow the Lamb will render homage to the Beast and take its mark)
  11. Embracing the Mark - {PDF Copy} - (The “inhabitants of the earth” willingly venerate the Beast and receive its mark, although Christians are not immune from its allure)

{FINAL HARVESTS}
  1. 144,000 Priests on Zion - {PDF Copy} - (The 144,000 males on Mount Zion comprise the first fruit of the final harvest, the priestly company that follows the Lamb)
  2. Everlasting Gospel - Final Harvest - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:6-7 - Having contrasted the followers of the Lamb with the men that pay homage to the Beast, the book presents a definitive choice with two very different and everlasting consequences)
  3. The Fall of Babylon Announced - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:8-11 - Two more angels appear to announce the judicial sentence of God on “Babylon” and the “inhabitants of the earth” that give homage to the Beast)
  4. The Final "Grain" Harvest - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:12-16 - Two different “harvests” are to occur at the end of the age – The reaping of the “grain,” and the ingathering of the “fruit of the vine”)
  5. The Final Ingathering of the "Grapes" - {PDF Copy} - (The final ingathering of the “fruit of the vine” portrays the outpouring of the "wrath of God" on all men who take the "mark of the Beast" – Revelation 14:17-20)
  6. 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)

{SEVEN BOWLS OF WRATH}
  1. Song of the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (Having overcome the Beast, the victorious People of God stand on the Sea of Glass to sing the song of the Lamb – Revelation 15:1-4)
  2. Tent of Witness - {PDF Copy} - (The destructive force of the seven “last plagues” corresponds to the destruction of the Egyptian army in the Red Sea after Israel passed through the sea – Revelation 15:5-8)
  3. The First Four Bowls of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (The first four Bowls of Wrath destroy the economic infrastructure of the realm of the Beast – Revelation 16:1-9)
  4. The Fifth Bowl of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (The first four “bowls” undermined the economic structure of the World-Power; now, the fifth “bowl” targets its political dimension – Revelation 16:10-11)
  5. The Sixth Bowl - Armageddon - {PDF Copy} - (The sixth bowl begins the final battle between the Lamb and the Dragon - Armageddon – Revelation 16:12-16)
  6. Kings of the East - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 16:12 - The “Kings of the East” are identical to the “Kings of the Earth” allied with the “Beast)
  7. Seventh Bowl of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (The seventh “bowl of Wrath” produces the final overthrow of Babylon, the Great City – Revelation 16:17-20)
  8. Armageddon - Final Battle - {PDF Copy} - (The several battle scenes in Revelation all present the same final assault by Satan against the saints of the Lamb)

{RELATED TOPICS}
  1. The Coming War - {PDF Copy} - (At the end of the age, Satan and his minions will launch the final war against the saints, the followers of the Lamb)
  2. Mouth Speaking Great Things - {PDF Copy} - (The mouth speaking great things in Daniel appears in Revelation in the description of the Beast from the sea and its war against the saints)
  3. Gog and Magog - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation identifies “Gog and Magog” as the nations from the “four corners of the Earth” gathered to attack the saints)
  4. Reigning on Zion - {PDF Copy} - (Following his Resurrection, Jesus began his reign from the messianic throne on “Zion,” as prophesied by David)

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