Revelation 12-16

{WAR IN HEAVEN AND ON EARTH}

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{DRAGON AND SON}

  1. The Son and the Dragon - (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) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Shepherding the Nations(Jesus is the promised ruler from the line of David, the King who is shepherding the nations to New Jerusalem – Revelation 12:5) - {PDF Copy}
  3. War in Heaven (The saints overcame the Dragon through the death of the Lamb and their faithful witness – Revelation 12:11) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Satan's Allotted Time - (The Devil will be granted a final short season to persecute the saints before the end of the age) - {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 - (After his expulsion from heaven, Satan wages war against the seed of the Woman, those who hold the testimony of Jesus) - {PDF Copy}

{TWO BEASTS}
  1. 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}
  2. Beastly Mark - Considerations - (When we compromise with the values and ideologies of the existing world order, we begin to take the Mark of the Beast Revelation 13:16-17) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Dragon's Seed - (The Dragon wars on the “seed of the woman” by summoning his own “seed,” the beast from the sea Revelation 13:1-5) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Inhabitants of the Earth - (The inhabitants of the Earth represent the men and women who are omitted from the Book of Life because they submit to the Beast) - {PDF Copy}
  5. War Against the Saints - (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) - {PDF Copy}
  6. 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)
  7. The Beast's Reign - (Rulers and nations that refuse to follow the “Lamb” render homage to the “Beast,” and his reign extends over all the habitable earth) - {PDF Copy}
  8. Four Beasts in One - (The single Beast from the sea in Revelation is related to but distinct from the four beasts that Daniel saw rising from the sea) - {PDF Copy}
  9. The Persecuting Beast - (The Dragon and his earthly vassals wage war against the saints, the followers of the Lamb, and not against other nation-states) - {PDF Copy}
  10. The Beast from the Earth - (The Beast from the Earth counterfeits the Lamb. It is the mouthpiece of the Dragon and the propagandist for the Beast from the Sea) - {PDF Copy}
  11. The Beast's Number - (The Number of the Beast, 666, is based on the dimensions of the great image erected by Nebuchadnezzar in Babylon) - {PDF Copy}
  12. Mark, Number, Name - (The False Prophet coaxes and coerces men to take the Beast’s “mark,” its “name,” or “number”) - {PDF Copy}
  13. Beastly Economics - (The False Prophet employs economic pressure to coerce men and women to render homage to the Beast from the Sea) - {PDF Copy}
  14. Pseudo Messiah - (The False Prophet mimics the Lamb and uses economic control and religious propaganda to advance the Beast’s agenda) - {PDF Copy}
  15. The True Lamb - (Jesus is the slain Lamb who redeems men, but both the Beast and the False Prophet mimic him to deceive humanity) - {PDF Copy}
  16. 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}
  17. Embracing Leviathan - (The inhabitants of the earth willingly venerate the Beast and take its mark, although believers are not immune from its allurements) - {PDF Copy}
  18. The Beastly Religion - (The Beast from the Earth, the False Prophet, mimics the Lamb and presents a counterfeit of the true faith of Jesus and his Apostles) - {PDF Copy}

{HARVEST AND JUDGMENT}
  1. 144000 Priests on Zion - (The 144,000 males on Mount Zion comprise the first fruit of the final harvest, the priestly company that follows the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  2. Everlasting Gospel - Final Harvest - (Whether one follows the Lamb or the Beast, he will reap everlasting consequences as a result in the coming final harvest) - {PDF Copy}
  3. Babylon's Fall Announced - (Angels announce the judicial sentence on Babylon and the inhabitants of the earth, but “rest” awaits the followers of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Final Grain Harvest - (Two different harvests occur at the end of the age – The reaping of the grain and the ingathering of the fruit of the vine) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Ingathering of the Grapes - (The ingathering of the fruit of the vine represents the wrath of God on all men who take the mark of the Beast) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Last Hour - (Revelation moves inexorably from the death of Jesus to the final day when God judges the wicked and vindicates the righteous) - {PDF Copy}

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

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