Opposition

{BEASTS FROM SEA AND EARTH}
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  1. War Against the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:6-10 - The Dragon and its earthly agents wage war” on the saints of the Lamb, the Church, not against national and ethnic groups)
  2. Persecuting Beast - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the Dragon and his servants wage war against the saints and not against nations or ethnic groups)
  3. An 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)
  4. 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}
  5. Little Horn in Revelation - {PDF Copy} - (Is the “little horn” from the book of Daniel found in Revelation?)
  6. Embracing the Mark of the Beast - {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)
  7. 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 render homage to the Beast)
  8. The Counterfeit Religion of the Beast - (The “beast from the sea” is a counterfeit who mimics the Lamb of God, Jesus Christ, in order to deceive the saints and, thus, destroy them) - {PDF Copy}
  9. The Military Campaigns of the Beast from the Sea - (The language of war is employed in Revelation to portray the assaults of the Dragon against the saints who follow the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  10. 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}
  11. 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}
  12. The Coming Final Day and Hour - (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) - {PDF Copy}
  13. 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 is Appointed for Tribulation - (Disciples of Jesus escape “wrath” but endure “tribulation,” for which they have been “appointed”)  - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Tribulation of the Church - (In Revelation, faithful saints experience “tribulation,” whereas, the unrepentant undergo “wrath")  - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Inhabitants of the Earth - (The “inhabitants of the earth” represent the men and women who are excluded from the “book of life” by their own decisions)  - {PDF Copy}
  4. 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)
{MAN OF LAWLESSNESS}
  1. Prophetic Disinformation - (In Thessalonica, certain voices were disseminating false information about the Day of the Lord) - {PDF Copy}
  2. 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}
  3. Son of Destruction - (The little horn in Daniel is the model for the man of lawlessness described by Paul who causes many to apostatize) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Until Revealed - (The Mystery of Lawlessness is at work in the world to prepare for the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Lawless One Destroyed - (At his parousia, Jesus will destroy the Man of Lawlessness) - {PDF Copy}
Photo by Michael Tomlinson on Unsplash
Photo by Michael Tomlinson on Unsplash