Tribulation

{WAR ON THE CHURCH}

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{THE TRIBULATION}
      1. Appointed to Tribulation - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples escape God’s wrath, but they endure tribulation to which they have been appointed)
      2. Patmos - {PDF Copy} - (John was exiled to Patmos for his testimony – A fellow participant in the Tribulation and Perseverance in Jesus)
      3. The Nicolaitans - {PDF Copy} - (A teaching in several of the churches of Asia that promoted compromise with idolatry and emperor worship)
      4. Tribulation of the Church - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, faithful saints undergo tribulation, but the unrepentant inhabitants of the earth  receive wrath, the Second Death)

      {PERSECUTION AND WAR}
      1. The Persecuting Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The Dragon and his servants wage war against the saints and not against nations or ethnic groups)
      2. Inhabitants of the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (The inhabitants of the earth represent the men and women who are excluded from the book of life by their own decisions)
      3. The Wrath of God - {PDF Copy} - ("Wrath" in Revelation refers to God's punishment of the wicked at the end of the age)
      4. Multiple Final Judgments?  - {PDF Copy} - (Will there be multiple "final" judgments or one judgment at the end of the age?)
      5. The Beast at War - {PDF Copy} - (The language of war is employed to portray the assaults of the Dragon against the saints who follow the Lamb)
      6. Counterfeit Christ - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast from the Earth mimics the Lamb to entice the inhabitants of the earth to worship a false god)
      7. Beastly Mark - {PDF Copy} - (All men who refuse to follow the Lamb will render homage to the Beast and take its mark)
      8. The Mark of the Beast or the Seal of God? - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, “all” means “ALL.” All men and women that refuse to follow the “Lamb” will render homage to the “beast” and take its “mark”)
      9. 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)
      10. Russia is NOT Rosh, Gog or Magog - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation identifies "Gog and Magog" with all the nations of the Earth)
      11. War on the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:6-10 -The Beast from the sea is authorized to wage war on the saints for its overlord, the Dragon)

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      Ilocos Sur, Philippines, Photo by Bill Ringer on Unsplash