Revelation 12:14-16; Revelation 13:11-12 If you’re wondering what I’m studying, here it is: https://www.amazingfacts.org/media-library/book/e/53/t/the-beast--the-dragon-and-the-woman Revelation is a codified book but it reveals Christ (Rev 1:1) and He wants us to understand it. Indeed there is a lot of confusion on the internet but only three things are needed: 1) the old and new testaments, 2) … Continue reading The USA in Bible prophecy
Daniel 7:24-25; 2 Thessalonians 2:2-12; Revelation 13:5-8 - Revelation 13:5 specifies a time period of persecution which I explained in a previous note. The 42 months of the beast’s activities is the same time period as the 1,260 days/years of the persecution of the woman/church in Revelation 12:6, 14. (A prophetic “day” symbolizes a year … Continue reading What does the Bible say about activities of the sea beast? 🤔
Revelation 13:1-4, 8; Revelation 17:8-11, 15 - John watches as a monstrous beast rises out of the sea. While a beast represents a political power, the description of the sea beast points to a political power that has religion as a dominant characteristic. The sea symbolizes the largely populated area of Europe out of which … Continue reading What is the “beast from the sea”? 🐉
Revelation 12:6; 13-16 - No question, Satan continues his activities on earth by pouring his fury against the great object of Christ’s love on earth—the church. However, the church found divine protection in the desolate, wilderness places of the earth during the prophetic period of 1,260 days i.e. years, as a day is a year … Continue reading Understanding the 1,260-day Bible prophecy 🍿
Revelation 12:1-5, 9 - A woman in the Bible is used as a symbol for God’s people (2 Cor. 11:2): a chaste woman stands for faithful believers, while a harlot stands for apostate/impure Christians. The woman in Revelation 12 first symbolizes Israel, to whom the Messiah came (Rev. 12:1-5); in verses 13-17 she stands for … Continue reading The woman and the dragon 🐉
Revelation 14:1-5, 12 3 characteristics of the 144,000: they’re not defiled with women i.e. virgins 🤯, they follow the Lamb wherever He goes, and no deceit is found in their mouth (Rev 14:1-5). - Revelation 14:4-5 is a description of the 144,000 that aligns with God’s last day people, who “keep the commandments of God, … Continue reading 3 characteristics of the 144,000
- John sees a “great multitude, which no one could number,” who came “ ‘out of the great tribulation, and washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb’ ” (Rev. 7:14, NKJV). - That is, they are a special group of people who, despite whatever tribulation they went through, have … Continue reading Who are the saved “great multitude” which no-one could number? 🤷🏾♂️
Revelation 7:9, 13-17 - The announcement by John in Rev 7:4-8 of the number of those who are sealed marks the completion of the sealing. John hears that their number is 144,000 from the 12 tribes of Israel. - The reference here is not to a literal number but to what it signifies. The number … Continue reading Who are the 144,000 – the sealed people of God? 🤔
Ezekiel 9:1-11; Ezekiel 20:12, 20; Hebrews 4:9-11; Revelation 7:1-3; Revelation 14:9-10, 12 - In the Old Testament, winds stand for destructive forces by which God executes judgments upon the wicked (Jer. 23:19, 20; Dan. 7:2). These destructive forces are being restrained by divine intervention while the sealing of God’s people takes place. - In ancient … Continue reading What is this seal of God that saves from the seven last plagues; and what is the ultimate final test for God’s children?
Revelation 5:1-7 The scroll was lying on the throne at the right hand of the Father. It waited for the One who was worthy to take it and “ ‘to loose its seals’ ” (Rev. 5:2, NKJV). - In the words of Ellen G. White, the sealed scroll contains “the history of God’s providences, the … Continue reading What is the scroll with seven seals?