Opposition

{FROM SEA AND EARTH}

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{BEASTS}
  1. Preaching Another Jesus - {PDF Copy} - (Is Jesus still the Messiah who died on Calvary to save the world, or has he become a roaring Lion hellbent on taking vengeance on his enemies?)
  2. In the Assembly - {PDF Copy} - (John identified false teachers in the church as ‘antichrists’, and their deceptive teachings confirmed that the Last Days had commenced)
  3. The Coming War - {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)
  4. The Ascending Beast - (To identify the Antichrist, we must understand what the relevant passages say about him, his methods, and his agenda) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Beast from the Abyss - (The Beast first appears when he ascends from the Abyss to wage war on the Two Witnesses after they complete their testimony) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Abyss - (The Abyss is the source of satanic attacks against the church even though it remains under the authority of the Lamb – Revelation 11:7) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Beast from the Sea - (The Dragon began his attack against the Seed of the Woman by summoning his seed, the Beast from the Sea – Revelation 13:1-5) - {PDF Copy}
  8. 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”)
  9. War Against the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast from the sea is authorized to wage war on the SAINTS for its overlord, the Ancient Serpent, the Dragon – Revelation 13:6-10)
  10. The Persecuting Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The Dragon and his earthly vassals wage war against the saints, the followers of the Lamb, and not against other nation-states)
  11. The Ancient Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast from the Sea is the latest incarnation of the ancient creature, the Dragon, that has stalked the seed of the woman since the sin of Adam)
  12. 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}
  13. Economic Warfare - (The False Prophet employs economic pressure to coerce men into rendering homage to the Beast from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  14. The Mouth Speaking Great Things - {PDF Copy} - (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)
  15. Embracing Leviathan - {PDF Copy} - (The inhabitants of the earth willingly venerate the Beast and take its mark, although believers are not immune from its allurements)
  16. The Mark of the Beast - (All men who refuse to follow the Lamb will render homage to the Beast and take its mark) - {PDF Copy}
  17. 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}
  18. Pseudo Messiah - (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}
  19. The Beast Goes to War - (In Revelation, the language of war is used metaphorically to describe the persecution of believers by the Beast from the Sea) - {PDF Copy}
  20. 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}
  21. The Beast's Global Reach - (The kings and the inhabitants of the earth refuse to follow the Lamb. Instead, they give homage to the beast) - {PDF Copy}
  22. The Last Hour - (Revelation moves inexorably from the death of Jesus to the final day when God judges the wicked and vindicates the righteous) - {PDF Copy}
  23. Kings of the Habitable Earth - (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}
  24. Deceivers and Catastrophes - {PDF Copy} - (The Discourse opens with warnings about coming deceivers who propagate false expectations about the end)
  25. Babylonian Territory - (Human society and institutions are part of Babylon’s domain, but God is summoning His children to separate from her while there is time) - {PDF Copy}
  26. Destruction of Babylon - (The annihilation of Babylon, especially her economic power, is the Divine response to her persecution of the saints – Revelation 18:9-24) - {PDF Copy}

{TRIBULATION AND PERSECUTION}
  1. Tribulation vs Wrath - (Disciples escape God’s wrath, but they endure tribulation. And according to Paul, the church has been appointed to tribulation – 1 Thessalonians 3:1-4)  - {PDF Copy}
  2. Tribulation of the Church - (In Revelation, faithful saints undergo tribulation, but the unrepentant Inhabitants of the Earth undergo God’s Wrath, namely, the Second Death)  - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Inhabitants of the Earth - (The Inhabitants of the Earth represent the men who are omitted from the Book of Life because they embrace the Beast from the Sea)  - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Wrath of God - (Wrath refers to the final judicial sentence of God on His enemies. Tribulation is what the church endures) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Gog and Magog - (Revelation identifies Gog and Magog as the nations from the four corners of the Earth that attack the saints) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Lamb or Beast -  (Humanity is divided into two and only two groups – the followers of the Lamb and the subjects of the Beast) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Choice - {PDF Copy} - (Disciples and others who give their allegiance to the State are at risk of taking the Mark of the Beast)

{MAN OF LAWLESSNESS}
  1. Rumors and Disinformation - (Disinformation about the day of the Lord caused alarm in the congregation at Thessalonica – 2 Thessalonians 2:1-2) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Day of the Lord - (Jesus will arrive and gather his people on the day of the Lord, and in the New Testament, this event becomes the Day of Christ) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Two Missing Events - (Two events must occur before the Day of the Lord comes, the Apostasy and the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Apostasy - (Paul warned the Thessalonians of the future apostasy which he linked to the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness, the Son of Destruction) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Son of Destruction - (Many saints will apostatize when the Lawless One, the Son of Destruction, seats himself in the sanctuary of God) - {PDF Copy}
  6. Seated in the Sanctuary - (The Man of Lawlessness will be unveiled when he seats himself in the House of God - 2 Thessalonians 2:3-4) - {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 unveiling of the Lawless One who will cause many believers to apostatize) - {PDF copy}
  9. Lying Signs and Wonders - (The Lawless One will use lying signs and wonders to deceive saints into abandoning the faith) - {PDF Copy}
  10. Lawless One Destroyed - (Jesus will destroy the works of the Lawless One and paralyze him at his glorious arrival on the Day of the Lord) - {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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