Opposition

{BEASTS FROM SEA AND EARTH}

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  1. The Coming Storm - {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. Rendering Homage - {PDF Copy} - (The “false prophet” uses every means necessary to coax or coerce men to render homage to the “beast from the sea”)
  3. War Against the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:6-10 - The Dragon wages war on the saints of the Lamb, the Church, not against national and ethnic groups)
  4. The Persecuting Beast - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the Dragon and his servants wage war against the saints and not against nations or ethnic groups)
  5. 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)
  6. The Beast from the Earth - (Revelation 13:11-15 - The Beast from the earth mimics the Lamb but is the mouthpiece of the Beast from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Little Horn in Revelation - {PDF Copy} - (Is the “little horn” from the book of Daniel found in Revelation?)
  8. Embracing 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)
  9. The Mark of the Beast - (Revelation 13:16-18 - Humanity is divided between those who follow the Lamb and those that take the Mark of the Beast) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Mark or Seal? - (In the book, “all” means “ALL.” All those who refuse to follow the Lamb will render homage to the Beast and take its “mark”) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Counterfeit Christ - (The “false prophet” mimics the Lamb in order to entice men to give allegiance to the “beast from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  12. The Dragon's War - (The language of war is used to portray the assaults of the Dragon against the saints who follow the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  13. The Mark of the Beast - Considerations - (When we imbibe the values of the existing world order, we begin to take the "mark of the Beast”) - {PDF Copy}
  14. The Universal Extent of the Beast's Reign - (In Revelation, the Beast rules over all the kings and the inhabitants of the earth) - {PDF Copy}
  15. The Coming Final Day and Hour - (Revelation moves inexorably from the Death and Resurrection of Jesus to the Great D√©nouement, the final day when God judges the wicked and vindicates the righteous) - {PDF Copy}
  16. The Kings of the East - (Revelation 16:12 - The "kings of the east" are identical with the "kings of the earth" at Armageddon) - {PDF Copy}

{TRIBULATION AND PERSECUTION}
  1. Church, Tribulation, Wrath - (His disciples escape God’s wrath but endure tribulation to which they have been appointed)  - {PDF Copy}
  2. Saints and the Tribulation - (In Revelation, faithful saints experience tribulation, but the unrepentant inhabitants of the earth undergo wrath)  - {PDF Copy}
  3. Inhabitants of the Earth - (The “inhabitants of the earth” represent the men excluded from the “book of life” for aligning with the "beast")  - {PDF Copy}

{MAN OF LAWLESSNESS}
  1. Disinformation - (Disinformation about the “day of the Lord” caused alarm among many in the congregation at Thessalonica2 Thessalonians 2:1-2) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Day of the Lord - (Jesus will arrive to gather his people on the “Day of the Lord,” and in the New Testament, this event becomes the “Day of Christ”) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Missing Events - (2 Thessalonians 2:3-4 - Two events must occur before the Day of the Lord - the Apostasy and the Man of Lawlessness) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Apostasy - (The New Testament warns of the coming “apostasy” and links it to deceivers and the coming man of lawlessness) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Son of Destruction - (Many Christians will apostatize when the Lawless One, the Son of Destruction, seats himself in the sanctuary) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Seated in the Sanctuary - (The man of lawlessness will be revealed when he seats himself in the sanctuary of God) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Until Revealed - (The Mystery of Lawlessness is at work in the world to prepare for the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Mystery of Lawlessness - (The mystery of lawlessness is preparing the way for the appearance of the lawless one who will cause many believers to apostatize) - {PDF copy}
  9. Lying Signs and Wonders - (The final deceiver will use “lying signs and wonders” to deceive and cause many saints to depart from the faith) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Lawless One Destroyed - (At his parousia, Jesus will destroy the Man of Lawlessness) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Stand Fast! - (Believers prepare for the “apostasy” and the coming “man of lawlessness” by “standing firm” in the apostolic tradition) - {PDF Copy}
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Photo by Michael Tomlinson on Unsplash