Revelation 8-11


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  1. Sounding the Seven Trumpets - {PDF Copy} - (An overview of the Seven Trumpets and the several intervening events)
  2. First Trumpet - Hail - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:7 - The first trumpet unleashes a plague based on the seventh plague of Egypt but with modifications)
  3. Second Trumpet - Burning Mountain - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:8-9The second trumpet harms much of the commerce on which Babylon and the “inhabitants of the earth” depend)
  4. Third Trumpet - Bitter Waters - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:10-11The third trumpet produces a great star that falls onto the sources of freshwater, embittering them)
  5. Fourth Trumpet - Darkness - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:12 - The fourth trumpet causes a partial darkening of the sun, moon, and the stars)
  6. Fifth Trumpet, First Woe - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 8:13-9:12The fifth trumpet unleashes the first of the three woes against the inhabitants of the earth)
  7. Sixth Trumpet - Second Woe - {PDF Copy} - (The sixth trumpet unleashes a demonic horde from beyond the Euphrates to afflict the unrepentant inhabitants of the earth)
  8. The Little Scroll - {PDF Copy} - (John saw the scroll again, now unsealed and completely open, signifying his call to prophesy once more to peoples and kings)
  9. Sanctuary Measured - {PDF Copy} - (The sanctuary must be measured before the city can be inhabited, but first, it must be trampled underfoot by the nations)
  10. Forty-Two Months - (The forty-two months and 1,260 days both refer to the same prophetic period when the saints are persecuted) - {PDF Copy}
  11. Two Witnesses Testify - {PDF Copy} - (The two witnesses carry out their prophetic witness to the inhabitants of the earth until they are slain by the Beast)
  12. Beast from the Abyss - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast first appears when he ascends from the Abyss to wage war on the Two Witnesses after they complete their testimony)
  13. The Abyss - {PDF Copy} - (The Abyss is the source of satanic attacks against the church even though it remains under the authority of the Lamb – Revelation 11:7)
  14. Two Witnesses Slain - {PDF Copy} - (Persecuted by the impenitent inhabitants of the earth, the Two Witnesses lie dead on the main street of the Great City)
  15. Seventh Trumpet - Third Woe - {PDF Copy} - (The seventh trumpet or second woe ushers in the consummation of the kingdom and the final judgment)

  1. The Wrath of God - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, wrath refers to the final judicial sentence of God on His enemies. Tribulation is what the church endures)
  2. Babylon Then and Now - {PDF Copy} - (The story of Ancient Babylon’s demise is reflected in the sixth trumpet and the sixth bowl of wrath in Revelation)

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