Revelation 12-16

{DRAGON, BEAST, LAMB}

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{WAR IN HEAVEN}
  1. The Son versus the Serpent - (Next, war breaks out in heaven and the Dragon is poised to destroy the messianic son as soon as he is born) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Shepherd of the Nations - (Jesus is the promised ruler from the line of David, the Shepherd of ALL nations – Revelation 12:5, Pslam 2:6-8) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Dragon is Expelled - (With the exaltation of the Son, the Dragon is expelled from heaven and cast to the earth where he persecutes the church) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Satan's Allotted Time - (The Devil will be granted a final short season to persecute the saints before the end of the age) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Ancient Serpent - (The “beast from the sea” is the latest incarnation of an ancient creature that has been active since the fall of Adam- {PDF Copy}
  6. War on the Earth - (After his expulsion from heaven, Satan wages war against the seed of the Woman, those who hold the testimony of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Beast is Rising - (To identify the Antichrist, we must depend on what the relevant scriptures say about him, his methods, and his agendas - {PDF Copy}
  8. 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}
  9. 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}
  10. War on the Saints - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:6-10 - The Beast from the sea is authorized to wage war on the saints for its overlord, the Dragon)
  11. 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}
  12. Four Beasts in One - (The single beast John saw rising from the sea is not identical to the four beasts seen by Daniel) - {PDF Copy}
  13. The Persecuting Beast - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the Dragon and his servants wage war against the saints and not against nations or ethnic groups)
  14. 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}
  15. 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}
  16. 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)
  17. Economic Warfare - (The False Prophet employs economic pressure to coerce men into rendering homage to the Beast from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  18. 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”)
  19. Lord of History - (Both Revelation and Daniel proclaim the absolute sovereignty of God over the course of history and the fate of nations) - {PDF Copy}

{FINAL HARVESTS}
  1. 144000 Priests on Zion - (The 144,000 males on Mount Zion comprise the first fruit of the final harvest, the priestly company that follows the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Everlasting Gospel - Final Harvest - (Whether one follows the Lamb or the Beast, he will reap everlasting consequences as a result in the coming final harvest) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Babylon's Fall Announced - (Angels announce the judicial sentence on Babylon and the inhabitants of the earth, but “rest” awaits the followers of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Final Grain Harvest - (Two different harvests occur at the end of the age – The reaping of the grain and the ingathering of the fruit of the vine) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Final "Grape" Harvest - (Revelation 14:17-20The final ingathering of the “fruit of the vine” portrays the outpouring of the "wrath of God" on all men who take the "mark of the Beast") - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Final Hour - (Revelation moves inexorably from the death of Jesus to the final day when God judges the wicked and vindicates the righteous) - {PDF Copy}

{SEVEN BOWLS OF WRATH}
  1. Seven Bowls - Overview - (An overview of the "seven last plagues," the seven "bowls of wrath") - {PDF Copy}
  2. Song of the Lamb - (Revelation 15:1-4 - Having overcome the Beast, the victorious People of God stand on the Sea of Glass to sing the song of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Tent of Witness - (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) - {PDF Copy}
  4. First Four Bowls of Wrath - (Revelation 16:1-9 - The first four Bowls of Wrath destroy the economic infrastructure of the realm of the Beast) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Fifth Bowl of Wrath - (Revelation 16:10-11 - The first four “bowls” undermined the economic structure of the World-Power; now, the fifth “bowl” targets its political dimension) - {PDF Copy
  6. Sixth Bowl - Armageddon - (The sixth bowl of wrath causes the final battle between the Lamb and the forces of the Dragon) - {PDF Copy}
  7. Kings of the Habitable Earth - (Revelation 16:12 - The "kings of the east" are identical with the "kings of the earth" at Armageddon) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Finished! - The Seventh Bowl - (Revelation 16:17-21 - The last bowl culminates in the overthrow of Babylon, the Great City) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Armageddon - (The several battle scenes in Revelation all present the same final assault by Satan against the people of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}

{INDIVIDUAL SUBJECTS}
  1. 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)
  2. Counterfeit Christ - (The “false prophet” mimics the Lamb in order to entice men to give allegiance to the “beast from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  3. 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}