The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 11:15–19)

This entry is part 28 of 28 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary

After the seventh angel blew his trumpet, multiple voices proclaimed the acquisition of the world’s kingdom into that of God and His Son (11:15). The twenty-four elders prostrated themselves and thanked God for doing so (11:16–17), detailing what had taken and would take place (11:18). In response, the heavenly temple opened, showing the ark as accompanied by various phenomena, confirming that what was announced would indeed take place  (11:19).

Old Testament in the New 

Revelation Old Testament Connection Between the Two
11:15 Exod 15:18; Dan 2:44–45; 7:13–14, 27 God’s kingdom is eternal.
11:18 Ps 2:1–3; 46:6 The nations rage, and God meets their rage with His wrath.
11:18 Ps 115:13 God’s reward is to the entirety of His saints.

 A Parting Thought

Though judgment has its purpose in dealing with those who spurn their Maker, it will also clear the way for God’s eternal kingdom on earth, free from evil, in which we live out our salvation to its full. Give thanks to Him whose power shall do just this!

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