Revelation (8-16)

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  1. An Overview of the Seven Trumpets - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:7-11:19 An overview of the sounding of the Seven Trumpets)
  2. The First Trumpet - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:7 - The first trumpet unleashes a plague based on the seventh plague of Egypt, but with modifications)
  3. The Second Trumpet - {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. The Third Trumpet - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:10-11 - The third trumpet produces a “great star” that falls onto the sources of fresh water, embittering them)
  5. The Fourth Trumpet - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:12 - The fourth trumpet causes a partial darkening of the sun, moon, and the stars)
  6. The Fifth Trumpet - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:13-9:12 - The fifth trumpet blast unleashes the first of the “three woes”)
  7. The Sixth Trumpet - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 9:13-21 - The sixth trumpet unleashes a demonic horde from beyond the “Euphrates” to afflict the unrepentant “inhabitants of the earth")
  8. The Little Scroll - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 10:1-11 - The sixth trumpet did not produce repentance by the “inhabitants of the earth. Something else is needed to complete “the mystery of God")
  9. The Measuring of the Sanctuary - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 11:1-2 - The Sanctuary is measured to prepare for the ministry of the Two Witnesses)
  10. The Two Witnesses - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 11:3-7 - The Two Witnesses engage in prophetic witness to the "inhabitants of the earth" until slain by the Beast)
  11. The Beast from the Abyss - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 11:7 - The first appearance of the “beast” is at its ascent from the “Abyss” to wage “war” against the “two witnesses”)
  12. The Two Witnesses Slain - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 11:8-14 - Hated by the impenitent, the “inhabitants of the earth” rejoice over the deaths of the two witnesses)
  13. The Seventh Trumpet or the Third Woe - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 11:15-19 - The  Seventh Trumpet blast ushers in the time of judgment)

  1. The Woman Clothed with the Sun and the Dragon - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 12:1-6 - War commences in Heaven when the Dragon attempts but fails to destroy the "son" birthed by the Woman Clothed with the Sun)
  2. The Seed of the Woman vs the Dragon - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 12:7-17 - Having failed to destroy the "son," the Dragon pursues the "seed" of the woman)
  3. The Beast from the Sea - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:1-5 - The Dragon summons his "seed" to war against the saints, the Beast from the sea)
  4. War Against the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:6-10 - The Beast from the sea makes war on the saints on behalf of the Dragon)
  5. The 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)
  6. The Mark of the Beast - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:16-18 - Humanity is divided between those who follow the Lamb and those who take the Mark of the Beast)
  7. The 144,000 Priests of the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:1-5 - The 144,000 men on Zion follow the Lamb "wherever he goes," in contrast to the men that take the Mark of the Beast)
  8. The Everlasting Gospel and the 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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”)
  11. 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)
  1. The Song of Moses and of the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (Having “overcome” the Beast, the victorious People of God stand “upon” the Sea of Glass to sing the song of Moses and the Lamb – Revelation 15:1-4)
  2. The Sanctuary and the 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 of Wrath - Armageddon - {PDF Copy} - (The sixth “bowl” begins the final battle between the “Lamb” and the “Dragon” - Armageddon – Revelation 16:12-16)
  6. The Seventh Bowl of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (The seventh “bowl of Wrath” produces the final overthrow of Babylon, the Great City – Revelation 16:17-20)
  1. The Abyss - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 11:7 - The Abyss is the source of satanic attacks against the people of God, yet it is under the authority of the Lamb)
  2. The War Against the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Language from Daniel’s vision of the “little horn” that waged war against the “saints” is applied in Revelation to the church – Daniel 7:21)
  3. Forty-Two Months - 1,260 Days - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the “forty-two months” and “1,260-days” both refer to the same prophetic period when the saints are persecuted)
  4. The Little Horn in Revelation - {PDF Copy} - (Is the “little horn” from the book of Daniel found in the book of Revelation? - Daniel 7:7-8)
  5. The Mark of the Beast or the Seal of God? - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, “all” means “ALL.” All rulers, nations, and inhabitants of the earth that refuse to follow the Lamb, instead take the "mark of the Beast" and render homage to it)
  6. The Victory of the Saints over the Dragon - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 12:11 - The saints overcome the Dragon through the Death of the Lamb and their faithful witness unto death)
  7. Embracing the Mark of the Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The “inhabitants of the earth” are willing participants in the veneration of the Beast and Christians are not immune from the danger of taking its “mark” or number)
  8. The Mark of the Beast - Considerations - {PDF Copy} - (When we imbibe the values of the existing world order, we begin to take the "mark of the Beast”)
  9. The Counterfeit Religion of the Beast - {PDF Copy} - (Believers must be  on alert for clever ploys of Satan to compromise with the beliefs of the world order)
  10. The "Military" Campaigns of the Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The language of war is employed in Revelation to portray the assaults of the Dragon against the saints who follow the Lamb)
  11. The Universal Extent of the Beast's Reign - {PDF Copy} - (John sees an innumerable multitude of men from every nation exiting the tribulation to stand before the Lamb)
  12. The 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 from the Sea”)
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