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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 14:14–20)

This entry is part 37 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 37 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary John again looked and saw Christ (cf. 1:13) with a sickle, sharpened for the painful judgment to follow (14:14). Relaying orders from the Father, another angel (a fourth; cf. 14:6, 8, 9) instructed Christ to reap the […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 14:6–13)

This entry is part 38 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 38 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary Another angel (cf. 12:7) was flying above, proclaiming his gospel to the world (14:6). Commands therein were to fear God and give Him glory in light of the final outpouring of His wrath, as well as to […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 14:1–5)

This entry is part 36 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 36 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary John looks past the Tribulation to see the Lamb standing on Mount Zion in contrast to the dragon and beasts standing on the sand (14:1). Zion could be the literal Jerusalem in the Millennium, thus showing the […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 13:11–18)

This entry is part 35 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 35 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary John saw another beast (a person; cf. 19:20; 20:10) coming from the earth and not the sea, like a lamb and not ferocious beasts, with two and not ten horns, and speaking like a dragon (13:11). His […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 13:5–10)

This entry is part 34 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 34 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary The beast (Antichrist) rules for forty-two months, the final half of the Tribulation period, blaspheming God and His dwelling all the while (13:5–6; cf. 2 Thess 2:3–4). Having global authority, he wars against God’s people while everyone […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 13:1–4)

This entry is part 33 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 33 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary John saw a beast rising from the sea (13:1), elsewhere identified as the abyss (11:7; 17:8), symbolizing, if nothing else, an evil origin. The beast had ten horns and seven heads, symbolic of kings (17:10, 12), shown […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 12:7–12)

This entry is part 31 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 31 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary  Michael and his angels fought Satan and his angels, defeating and throwing them out of heaven (12:7–9). This expulsion yields a triumphant announcement that the salvation, power, and kingdom of God along with Christ’s authority had come […]

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The Old Testament in the Book of Revelation (Revelation 12:1–6)

This entry is part 30 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 30 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage Summary John sees two signs, symbolic of things both past and present. In the first, a woman appears with details indicating that she symbolizes the nation Israel (12:1; cf. Gen 37:9–11). Her pain symbolizes the anticipation of Christ’s […]

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Scriptural Quotations with Time Divisions of the Tribulation

These notes were taught at my church on March 3, 2017, clarifying a number of time references we had seen in our study of Revelation. First Half of the Tribulation Days Rev 11:3: “they will prophesy for 1,260 days” One Week Dan 9:27: “he shall make a strong covenant with many for one week”   […]

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

This entry is part 29 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OT

This entry is part 29 of 37 in the series Revelation and Its Connections to the OTPassage 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 […]

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