Revelation 12-16


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  1. Son versus Serpent - {PDF Copy} - (War broke out in heaven with the “Dragon” poised to destroy the messianic “son” as soon as he was born)
  2. War in Heaven - {PDF Copy} - (The saints overcome the Dragon through the death of the Lamb and their faithful witness even unto death)
  3. Satan's Allotted Time - {PDF Copy} - (The Devil will be granted a final short season to persecute the saints before the end of the age)
  4. Ancient Serpent - {PDF Copy} - (The “beast from the sea” is the latest incarnation of an ancient creature that has stalked the “seed of the woman” since the fall of Adam)
  5. 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)
  6. Shepherd of the Nations - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the promised ruler from the line of David, the Shepherd of ALL nations)

  1. Beast Rising - {PDF Copy} - (To identify the Antichrist, we must depend on what the relevant scriptures say about him, his methods, and his agendas)
  2. Beast from the Sea - (The Dragon begins his war on the seed of the woman by summoning his seed, the Beast from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Inhabitants of the Earth - (The inhabitants of the earth represent the men and women who are omitted from the Book of Life because they submit to the Beast) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Boastful Mouth - (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) - {PDF Copy}
  5. War on the Saints - (The Beast from the sea is authorized to wage war on the saints for its overlord, the Dragon) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Four Beasts in One - (The single Beast from the sea in Revelation is related to but distinct from the four beasts that Daniel saw rising from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Beast's Global Dominion - (The rulers and nations of the earth refuse to follow the Lamb; instead, they render homage to the “Beast) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Lamb or Beast - (In Revelation, humanity is divided into two and only two groups – followers of the Lamb or subjects of the Beast) - {PDF Copy}
  9. The Beast Goes to War - (In Revelation, the language of war is used metaphorically for the persecution of the saints by the Beast from the Sea) - {PDF Copy}
  10. No Neutrality - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples who give their unrestricted allegiance to the State are at risk of taking the mark of the Beast)

  1. The Beast from the Earth - (The Beast from the Earth mimics the Lamb. It is the mouthpiece of the Dragon, and the propagandist for the first beast) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Counterfeit Christ - (The Beast from the Earth, the False Prophet, mimics the Lamb and presents a counterfeit of the true faith of Jesus and his apostles) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Mark of the Beast - (All men who refuse to follow the Lamb will render homage to the Beast and take its mark) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Beastly Economics - (The second Beast employs economic pressure to coerce men so they swear allegiance to the Beast from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Beastly Number - (The number of the beast, 666, is based on the dimensions of the great image erected by Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Embracing the Mark - (The “inhabitants of the earth” willingly venerate the Beast and receive its mark, although Christians are not immune to its allure) - {PDF Copy}

  1. 144,000 Priest 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} - (Whether one follows the Lamb or the Beast, one will reap everlasting consequences in the final harvest)
  3. Babylon's Fall Announced - {PDF Copy} - (Angels announce the judicial sentence on Babylon and the inhabitants of the earth, but “rest” awaits the followers of the Lamb)
  4. Final Grain Harvest - {PDF Copy} - (Two different harvests occur at the end of the age – The reaping of the grain and the ingathering of the fruit of the vine)
  5. Ingathering of the Grapes - {PDF Copy} - (The ingathering of the fruit of the vine represents the wrath of God on all men who take the mark of the Beast)
  6. The Final Hour - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation moves inexorably from the death of Jesus to the final day when God judges the wicked and vindicates the righteous)

  1. Seven Bowls - Overview - (Chapter 15 introduces the seven angels who unleash the seven last plagues on the earth) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Song of the Lamb - (Having overcome the Beast, the saints stand on the Sea of Glass and sing the song of Moses and of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Tent of Testimony - (The destructive forces unleashed by the last plagues echo the destruction of the Egyptian army in the Red Sea) - {PDF Copy}
  4. First Four Bowls - (The first four bowls of wrath destroy the economic infrastructure of the Beast and punish those who took its mark) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Fifth Bowl - (The first four bowls destroyed the economic structure of Babylon. The next bowl targets its political sphere) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Sixth Bowl - (The sixth bowl causes the final battle between the Lamb and the forces of the Dragon) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Kings of the East - (The Kings of the East are identical to the Kings of the Earth that are allied with the Beast – Revelation 16:12-19) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Final Battle - Armageddon - (The several battle scenes in Revelation all present the same final assault by Satan against the saints of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Finished! The Seventh Bowl - (The seventh bowl produces the final overthrow of Babylon, the Great City, and completes the wrath of God) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Babylon Then and Now - (The story of ancient Babylon’s demise is reflected in the “sixth trumpet” and the “sixth bowl of wrath” in Revelation) - {PDF Copy}


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