Revelation 12-16

{WAR AGAINST THE SAINTS}

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  1. The Son and the Dragon - {PDF Copy} - (Next, war breaks out in Heaven and the Dragon is poised to destroy the messianic Son as soon as he is born – Revelation 12:1-6)
  2. Shepherding the Nations - {PDF Copy} - (Jesus is the promised ruler from the line of David, the King who is shepherding the nations to New Jerusalem – Revelation 12:5)
  3. War in Heaven - {PDF Copy} - (The saints overcame the Dragon through the death of the Lamb and their faithful witness – Revelation 12:11)
  4. Satan's Allotted Time - (The Devil will be granted a final short season in which to persecute the church before the end of the age - Revelation 12:12) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Ancient Beast - (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) - {PDF Copy}
  6. War on the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (After his expulsion from heaven, Satan wages war against the seed of the Woman, those who hold the testimony of Jesus)
  7. The Beast is Rising! - (To identify the Antichrist, we must understand what the relevant scriptures say about him, his methods, and his agenda) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Beast from the Sea - {PDF Copy} - (The Dragon begins his war on the seed of the woman by summoning his seed, the Beast from the sea)
  9. Inhabitants of the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (The inhabitants of the Earth represent the men and women who are omitted from the Book of Life because they submit to the Beast)
  10. 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)
  11. Beast's Global Dominion - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, all rulers, nations, and inhabitants of the earth that refuse to follow the Lamb render homage to the Beast)
  12. 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)
  13. Beast from the Earth - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 13:11-15 -The Beast from the earth mimics the Lamb but is the mouthpiece of the Dragon and the Beast from the sea)
  14. The Pseudo Messiah - {PDF Copy} - (The Beast from the Earth, the False Prophet, mimics the Lamb and presents a counterfeit of the true faith of Jesus and his apostles)
  15. Mark of the Beast - {PDF Copy} - (All men who refuse to follow the Lamb will render homage to the Beast and take its mark)
  16. 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)
  17. Lamb or Dragon - {PDF Copy} - (The False Prophet uses every means necessary to coerce men to pay homage to the Beast from the sea, the representative of the Dragon)

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

{BOWLS OF WRATH}
  1. Seven Bowls - Overview - {PDF Copy} - (Chapter 15 introduces the seven angels who unleash the seven last plagues on the earth)
  2. Song of the Lamb - {PDF Copy} - (Having “overcome” the Beast, the victorious People of God stand on the Sea of Glass and sing the song of Moses and the Lamb)
  3. Tent of Testimony - {PDF Copy} - (The destructive forces unleashed by the last plagues echo the destruction of the Egyptian army in the Red Sea)
  4. First Four Bowls - {PDF Copy} - (The first four bowls of wrath destroy the economic infrastructure of the Beast and punish those who took its mark)
  5. The Fifth Bowl - {PDF Copy} - (The first four bowls destroyed the economic structure of Babylon. The next bowl targets its political sphere)
  6. The Sixth Bowl - {PDF Copy} - (The sixth bowl begins the final battle between the Lamb and the Dragon - Armageddon)
  7. Kings of the East - {PDF Copy} - (The Kings of the East are identical to the Kings of the Earth that are allied with the Beast – Revelation 16:12-19)
  8. Finished! The Seventh Bowl - {PDF Copy} - (The seventh bowl produces the final overthrow of Babylon, the Great City, and completes the wrath of God)
  9. Armageddon - Final Battle - {PDF Copy} - (At the end of the age, Satan will launch his final attempt to exterminate the church, the saints who have the testimony of Jesus)
  10. 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)

{INDIVIDUAL TOPICS}
  1. Mouth Speaking Great Things - (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) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Single Beast - {PDF Copy} - (The “Beast” is a single history-spanning entity that has existed since the dawn of human civilization)
  3. The Beast Goes to War - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, the language of war is used metaphorically to describe the persecution of believers by the Beast from the Sea)
  4. Beasts in the Assembly - (John identified false teachers IN THE CHURCH as ‘antichrists’, and their deceptive teachings confirmed that the Last Days had commenced) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Counterfeit Christs - {PDF Copy} - (Since its founding, Satan has been sending many deceivers and false prophets to destroy the church from within)
  6. 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)
  7. Four Beasts in One - {PDF Copy} - (The single Beast from the sea in Revelation is related to but distinct from the four beasts that Daniel saw rising from the sea)

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