Revelation 8-10

Revelation 8 Rev. 8:1:  the opening of the seventh seal is followed by a ½ hour of silence in heaven.  This dramatic pause of silence and suspended activities following reflect the reluctance of God to judge as He gives again opportunity to repent. He is long-suffering, His mercy and grace He wants to extend to those … Read more

Revelation 1-5 -21

Revelation:  Chapter 1- Author: John the Apostle Date: 95 AD- also a time of persecution for Christians and emperor worship was prominent. Location:  Isle of Patmos, a Roman Penal Colony, where John is exiled for his activities as a Christian missionary. It is the only prophetic book in the New Testament. Official title of this … Read more

Revelation 11-13

Revelation 11  11:1 –  “ I was given a reed like a measuring rod and was told “ go an measure the temple of God and the altar and count the worshipers there. But exclude the outer court, do not measure it because it has been given to the Gentiles. They will trample the holy city for … Read more

Revelation 14-15

Revelation 14    1. “Then I looked and there  before me was the Lamb, standing on Mount Zion, and with Him 144,000 who had His name and His Father’s name written on their foreheads.”   The Lamb is obviously the Lord Jesus. Mount Zion is a common reference to Jerusalem. It was first referred to as … Read more

Revelation 16

Revelation 16.   In Chapter 15- we saw God’s reluctant but final decision to close the gates of heaven to any further entrants. Whereas, with the other judgments in Revelation, man still had an opportunity to be saved, now there is no longer an opportunity. The door to heaven, to salvation, the forgiveness of sins … Read more

Revelation 18-19

Revelation 18    These two Babylons referred to in chapters 17-18 are two different Babylon’s. The first was the religious Babylon that was done away with mid-tribulation by the Anti-Christ and his allies, the ten kings, who brought her to ruin. Babylon was the name John applied to both this false religion and empire of … Read more

Revelation 20-21

Revelation 20  Before we begin the chapter- let us lay out the three schools of thought regarding the ‘millennial kingdom’. ( Latin- 1000 years.) Pre-Millennialism: this view holds that Christ will rule literally and bodily after His return to earth to begin a 1000 year reign. He will set up His kingdom and reign from … Read more

Revelation 6

The Great Tribulation Begins. What is about to take place is the first of 3 – 7 part judgments. There will be 7 seals, 7 trumpets and 7 bowls of wrath poured out. Each seal as it is broken open by the Lord Jesus, who is described as the Lamb, will set in motion events … Read more