War in Heaven

{REVELATION 12-16}

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  1. Son versus Serpent - {PDF Copy- (Revelation 12:1-6 - The appearance of the "son" triggers a "war in heaven")
  2. The Shepherd of the Nations - {PDF Copy- (Revelation 12:5 - Jesus is the promised ruler from the line of David, the Shepherd of ALL nations)
  3. War in Heaven - {PDF Copy} - (The saints overcame the Dragon through the death of the Lamb and their faithful witness – Revelation 12:11)
  4. The Seed of the Woman - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 12:13-17 - The “Dragon” set off to wage war on the “seed of the woman,” those who have the “testimony of Jesus”)
  5. Beast from the Sea - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:1-5 -The Dragon summons his "seed" to battle the saints, the Beast from the sea)
  6. War Against the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:6-10 -The Beast wages war on the saints on behalf of the Dragon)
  7. Beast from the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:11-15 -The Beast from the earth is the mouthpiece of the Beast from the sea)
  8. The Persecuting Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The Dragon and his servants wage war against the saints and not against nations or ethnic groups)
  9. 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)
  10. Extent of the Beast's Reign - {PDF Copy} - (In the book of Revelation, all rulers, nations, and the "inhabitants of the earth" render homage to the Beast from the sea)

{FINAL HARVEST}
  1. The 144000 Priests on Zion - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:1-5 - The followers of the Lamb are contrasted with the followers of the Beast)
  2. Everlasting Gospel - Final Harvest - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:6-7 Another angel announces the everlasting gospel to prepare for the coming final harvest)
  3. Fall of Babylon Announced - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:8-11 Two more angels appear to announce the fall of Babylon and judgment on the men who paid homage to the Beast)
  4. The Final "Grain" Harvest - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:12-16Two different “harvests” are to occur at the end of the age – The reaping of the “grain,” and the in-gathering of the “fruit of the vine”)
  5. The Final In-gathering of Grapes - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 14:17-20The final in-gathering of the “fruit of the vine” portrays the outpouring of the "wrath of God" on all men who take the "mark of the Beast")
  6. The Final Day and Hour - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation moves inexorably from the Death and Resurrection of Jesus to the Great Dénouement, the final day when God judges the wicked and vindicates the righteous)

{BOWLS OF WRATH}
  1. Seven Bowls of Wrath - Overview - {PDF Copy} - (Chapter 15 introduces the seven angels tasked with emptying the “seven bowls of wrath)
  2. Song of the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 15:1- 4 - Having “overcome” the Beast, the victorious People of God stand “upon” the Sea of Glass to sing the song of Moses and the Lamb)
  3. Tent of Witness - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 15:5-8 - 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)
  4. First Four Bowls of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 16:1-9The first four "Bowls of Wrath" destroy the economic infrastructure of the realm of the Beast)
  5. Fifth Bowl of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 16:10-11 - The fifth “bowl” targets its political dimension)
  6. Sixth Bowl - Armageddon - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 16:12-16 - The sixth “bowl” begins the final battle between the “Lamb” and the “Dragon” - Armageddon)
  7. Kings of the East - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 16:12 - The "kings of the east" are identical with the "kings of the earth" at Armageddon)
  8. Seventh Bowl of Wrath - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 16:17-21 - The last bowl culminates in the overthrow of Babylon)

{INDIVIDUAL TOPICS}
  1. Armageddon - Final Battle - {PDF Copy} - (The several “battle” scenes in Revelation all present the same final assault by Satan against the people of the Lamb)
  2. Mouth Speaking Great Things - {PDF Copy} - (Is the “little horn” from the book of Daniel found in the book of Revelation?)
  3. The Short Season - {PDF Copy} - (The Devil will be granted a final “short season” to persecute the saints of the Lamb - Revelation 12:7-12)
  4. The Ancient Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The “beast from the sea” is the latest incarnation of an ancient creature that has been active since the fall of Adam)
  5. Taking the Mark - {PDF Copy} - (The “inhabitants of the earth” are willing participants in the veneration of the Beast, but Christians may also succumb to the false faith)
  6. Four Beasts Become One - {PDF Copy} - (John saw a single beast ascending from the sea, whereas, Daniel saw four beasts)
  7. Counterfeit Christ - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast from the Earth mimics the Lamb to entice the inhabitants of the earth to worship a false god)
  8. The Beast Wages War - {PDF Copy} - (The language of war is employed to portray the assaults of the Dragon against the saints who follow the Lamb)

Photo by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash
Drobak, Norway, by Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash

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