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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 20:1–3)

This entry is part 54 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary After seeing Christ deal with the Antichrist and his forces, John then saw an angel come to earth with a key and a great chain (Rev 20:1). The angel bound Satan with the chain (Rev 20:2) and then used the key to open, shut, and seal the abyss where Satan would remain imprisoned […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 19:17–21)

This entry is part 53 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary After the descent of Christ and His army, anticipation of divine victory is intensified by an angel who noticeably stands in the sun and invites all the birds to eat of both man and horse that will be left for dead after battle (Rev 19:17–18). The Antichrist and his followers gathered to challenge […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 19:11–16)

This entry is part 52 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary John then saw the heavens opened with a Rider, Faithful and True, coming to earth on a white horse to righteousness war and judge the world (Rev 19:11). This Rider is obviously Christ. He sees and judges all things, is sovereign over all, and has the prerogative to withhold His name (Rev 19:12; […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 19:6–10)

This entry is part 51 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary John heard a great multitude (probably angels) loudly and climactically praise God for establishing His reign over the harlot (Rev 19:6; cf. chs. 17–18). God was also to be honored in light of the coming marriage of the church to Christ (Rev 19:7)—it was the Father who brought it about that the Bride […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 19:1–5)

This entry is part 50 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary Rejoicing over the fall of Babylon (cf. Rev 18:20), John heard the voice of angels praising God for His salvation, glory, and power (Rev 19:1; cf. 19:5) in light of judging Babylon and avenging the blood of the martyrs (Rev 19:2). They praised God again for the eternality of this judgment (Rev 19:3). […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 18:21–24)

This entry is part 49 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

  Passage Summary A mighty angel threw a millstone-sized stone into the sea, picturing the sudden, violent, and permanent downfall of Babylon (18:21). Music, work, light, and marriage will be absent as a result (18:22–23a). Reasons for her destruction will be her deceptive and demonic influence upon the world through her merchants and her persecution […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 18:9–20)

This entry is part 48 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary Having witnessed the destruction of Babylon, three groups lament her judgment. First, the kings who sinned with her stand at a distance, fearing that they, too, will share her judgment, lamenting over the sudden destruction of such a great and mighty city (18:9–10). Second, the merchants of materials and men likewise stand at […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 18:4–8)

This entry is part 47 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary John heard another angel calling the people of God to abandon Babylon in order to avoid a share in her judgment (18:4). She exhausted God’s patience with her sins, and He recalls them all at this time (18:5). Her judgment would be in proportion to her sins (18:6). Her self-glorification would be repaid […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 18:1–3)

This entry is part 46 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary An authoritative angel illumined the earth with his glory (18:1) and announced with his mighty voice that Babylon was fallen (18:2). It was now a home for demons, unclean birds, and beasts (18:2). The reasons for this judgment were her global immorality and gross materialism (18:3).   Old Testament in the New  Revelation […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 17:11–18)

This entry is part 45 of 54 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

Passage Summary As earlier in Revelation (13:3, 12, 14), the beast can be one head or the whole creature. Seeing the future, John saw how the antichrist was (rose to power), is not (was slain), is an eighth (by being raised from the dead), and is eventually thrown alive into the lake of fire (17:11; […]

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