Revelation 4-11

{LAMB AND THRONE}
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  1. John Came to be in Spirit - (Four different times in Revelation, John found himself “in the Spirit” and transported to a new location where he received another vision) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The Throne and the Cosmos - (Revelation 4:1-11 - The image of the Throne places God reigning at the center of the created order) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Scroll Sealed with Seven Seals - (Revelation 5:1-4 - John saw a scroll sealed tight with seven seals in the hand of the One on the Throne) - {PDF Copy}
  4. Worthy is the Lamb - (Revelation 5:5-14 - The central figure of the book is the slain Lamb who alone has the authority to open the Sealed Scroll) - {PDF Copy}
  5. Unsealing Daniel - {PDF Copy} - (Unlike the book of Daniel, in Revelation, the scroll is unsealed. With the Resurrection of Jesus, the time of fulfillment had arrived)
  6. Lamb and Messiah - {PDF Copy} - (In Revelation, Jesus began his Messianic Reign on the Throne of God following his Death and Resurrection – Revelation 5:6-10)
{SEVEN SEALS}
  1. Overview of the Seven Seals - {PDF Copy} - (Upon his arrival before the Throne, the Lamb commences immediately to open the Seven Seals of the Sealed Scroll)
  2. The First Seal - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 6:1-2 - The Lamb now breaks open the first seal, releasing a rider carrying a bow and riding a white horse)
  3. The Second Seal - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 6:3-4 - The second rider is on a fiery-red horse sent to “remove peace from the earth” by causing men to “slay one another”)
  4. The Third Seal - {PDF Copy} - (Revelation 6:5-6 - The third seal releases a rider on a black horse. A voice from the Throne prohibits him from destroying what is needed for daily life)
  5. The Fourth Seal - (Revelation 6:7-8 - The fourth seal releases a rider named “Death” who is followed by “Hades” gathering up the dead in his wake) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The First Four Seals - The Aftermath(The first four seal openings occurred under the watchful eye of the “Lamb” and the “four living creatures” around the “throne” – Revelation 6:8) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Fifth Seal - (Revelation 6:9-11 - The fifth seal reveals the souls of martyrs underneath an altar from which they cry out for vindication and justice) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Sixth Seal - (Revelation 6:12-17 - The sixth seal ushers in the Day of the Lord, the time of wrath and judgment upon the inhabitants of the earth) - {PDF Copy}
  9. The Seal of God - (Revelation 7:1-3 - God’s servants are sealed before the “four winds of the earth” are unleashed by the four horsemen) - {PDF Copy}
  10. The Number of Sealed Servants of God - (Revelation 7:4-8 - 144,000 males from the tribes of Israel are numbered and assembled for transit to the Promised Land) - {PDF Copy}
  11. The Innumerable Multitude - The Vision - (Revelation 7:9-12 - John now sees an innumerable multitude from all nations standing before the Lamb and the Throne) - {PDF Copy}
  12. The Innumerable Multitude - Interpretation - (Revelation 7:13-17 - One of the “elders” interprets the vision of a vast multitude that “no man could number,” standing before the Throne) - {PDF Copy}
  13. The Innumerable Servants of God - (Revelation 7:9-17 - Next, John now sees the sealed servants of God as an innumerable multitude from all nations “standing” before the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  14. The Seventh Seal - (Revelation 8:1-6 - The Seventh seal opening introduces the next sevenfold series, the seven trumpets) - {PDF Copy}
{SEVEN TRUMPETS}
  1. An Overview of the Seven Trumpets - (Revelation 8:7-11:19 - An overview of the Seven Trumpets and the several intervening events) - {PDF Copy}
  2. The First Trumpet - (Revelation 8:7 - The first trumpet unleashes a plague based on the seventh plague of Egypt but with modifications) - {PDF Copy}
  3. The Second Trumpet - (Revelation 8:8-9 - The second trumpet harms much of the commerce on which Babylon and the “inhabitants of the earth” depend) - {PDF Copy}
  4. The Third Trumpet - (Revelation 8:10-11 - The third trumpet produces a “great star” that falls onto the sources of freshwater, embittering them) - {PDF Copy}
  5. The Fourth Trumpet - (Revelation 8:12 - The fourth trumpet causes a partial darkening of the sun, moon, and the stars) - {PDF Copy}
  6. The Fifth Trumpet - (Revelation 8:13-9:12 - Three “woes” are proclaimed that correspond to the last three trumpets) - {PDF Copy}
  7. The Sixth Trumpet - (Revelation 9:13-21 - The sixth trumpet is related to the sixth bowl of wrath; both release creatures from beyond the Euphrates) - {PDF Copy}
  8. The Little Scroll - (Revelation 10:1–11 - The last plague failed to produce repentance; something else is needed to complete “the mystery of God”) - {PDF Copy}
  9. Sanctuary, Altar and Priests - (Revelation 11:1–2 - The sanctuary must be “measured” before the city can be inhabited, but first, it must be “trampled underfoot”) - {PDF Copy}
  10. The Two Witnesses - (Revelation 11:3–7 - Having been prepared in the “measuring” of the sanctuary, the Two Witnesses carry out their prophetic witness to the “inhabitants of the earth") - {PDF Copy}
  11. The Two Witnesses Slain - (Revelation 11:8–14 - Hated by the impenitent, the “inhabitants of the earth” rejoice over the deaths of the two witnesses) - {PDF Copy}
  12. The Beast from the Abyss - (Revelation 11:7 - The first appearance of the “beast” is at its ascent from the “Abyss” to wage “war” against the “two witnesses”) - {PDF Copy}
  13. The Abyss - (The Abyss is the source of satanic attacks against the people of God, yet it is under the authority of the Lamb) - {PDF Copy}
  14. The Seventh Trumpet or Third Woe - (Revelation 11:15–19 - The seventh trumpet blast ushers in the end of the age and final judgment) - {PDF Copy}
Lighthouse at Dusk by George Xistris on Unsplash
Lighthouse at Dusk by George Xistris on Unsplash.com

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