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The Seventh Seal

Message to reader: The Seventh Seal

The Seventh Seal will be opened, during The Fifth Seal, after the 144,000 are sealed, see Revelation 7:1-4. The Two Witnesses will be killed, in The Seventh Seal, at the end of The Sixth Trumpet (the end of the period of Great Tribulation). The Sixth Seal/The Seventh Vial/The Seven Trumpet (The Great Earthquake) will begin on The day of the Lord. The Seventh Seal will continue with The Kingdom of Christ (1,000 years), the last judgment (The Second Death, see Revelation 20:14-15), and The Kingdom of Heaven (Forever).



THE SEVENTH SEAL

THE SEVEN TRUMPETS


Revelation 8:1: “And when he” [Christ] “had opened the seventh seal,” [See Revelation 5:5, 7] “there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.”


Revelation 8:2: “And I” [John] “saw" [In the vision] "the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.”


Revelation 8:3: “And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of ALL SAINTS” [The 144,000] “upon the golden altar which was before the throne.”


Revelation 8:4: “And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.”


Revelation 8:5: “And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake.”



Message to reader: The Seven Last Plagues and Seven Trumpets

The Seven Last Plagues (Revelation chapter 16), and the Seven Trumpets/Plagues (Revelation chapters 8 through 11) occur on the same timeline. The aforementioned plagues (The Seven Last Plagues of God and the Seven Trumpets/Plagues), will be sent to punish the Beast whose deadly wound was healed, the False Prophet and their worshippers.



THE SEVEN LAST PLAGUES/VIALS


Revelation 15:1: “And I” [John] “saw another sign” [vision] “in heaven, great and marvellous, seven angels having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the wrath of God.” 


Revelation 15:2: “And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire:” [See Revelation 4:6] “and them” [Those of the 144,000/Saints] “that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.” See Revelation 14:1-5.


Revelation 15:3: “And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb,” [See Psalms 40:7 and John 5:39] “saying, Great and marvellous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of saints.”


Revelation 15:4: “Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? for thou only art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee;” [See Isaiah 66:23] “for thy judgments are made manifest.”


Revelation 15:5: “And after that” [The vision seen in verses 1-4] “I” [John] “looked, and, behold, the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened:”


Revelation 15:6: “And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their breasts girded with golden girdles.”


Revelation 15:7: “And one of the four beasts” [See Revelation 4:6] “gave unto the seven angels seven golden vials full of the wrath of God, who liveth for ever and ever.”


Revelation 15:8: “And the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God, and from his power; and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven angels were fulfilled.”



NOTE: The following graph is an overview of the seven last plagues (The Seven Vials and Seven Trumpets).




   





THE FIRST PLAGUE

THE FIRST VIAL/PLAGUE


Revelation 16:1: “And I" [John] "heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.”


Revelation 16:2: “And the first [Angel] “went, and poured out his vial upon the earth;” [The land] “and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshipped his image.”



THE FIRST TRUMPET/PLAGUE


Revelation 8:6: “And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.”


Revelation 8:7: “The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth:" [The land] "and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.”


   





THE SECOND PLAGUE

THE SECOND VIAL/PLAGUE


Revelation 16:3: “And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.”



THE SECOND TRUMPET/PLAGUE


Revelation 8:8: “And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood;”


Revelation 8:9: “And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.”


   





THE THIRD PLAGUE

THE THIRD VIAL/PLAGUE


Revelation 16:4: “And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters;” [Fresh/drinking waters] “and they became blood.”


Revelation 16:5: “And I" [John] "heard the angel of the waters say, Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art,” [Is] “and wast,” [Was] “and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus.”


Revelation 16:6: “For they” [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, the False Prophet and their worshippers] “have shed the blood of saints and prophets,” [The 144,000] “and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.”


Revelation 16:7: “And I: heard another” [Voice] “out of the altar say, Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.”



THE THIRD TRUMPET/PLAGUE


Revelation 8:10: “And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters;”


Revelation 8:11: “And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.”


   





THE FOURTH PLAGUE

THE FOURTH VIAL/PLAGUE


Revelation 16:8: “And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him" [The fourth angel] "to scorch men with fire.”


Revelation 16:9: “And men” [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, the False Prophet and their worshippers] “were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him" [The Most High] "glory.”



THE FOURTH TRUMPET/PLAGUE


Revelation 8:12: “And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them" [The sun, moon and stars] "was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.”


Revelation 8:13: “And I" [John] "beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhibiters of the earth by reason of the other voices" [Sounds] "of the trumpet of the three angels," [The fifth, sixth and seventh angels] "which are yet to sound!”


   





THE FIFTH PLAGUE

THE FIFTH VIAL/PLAGUE


Revelation 16:10: “And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast;” [The great city Babylon] “and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they” [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, the False Prophet and their worshippers] “gnawed their tongues for pain,”


Revelation 16:11: “And blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and repented not of their deeds.”



THE FIFTH TRUMPET/PLAGUE/FIRST WOE


Revelation 9:1: “And the fifth angel sounded," [The first woe] "and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him” [The fifth angel] “was given the key of the bottomless pit.”


Revelation 9:2: “And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.”


Revelation 9:3: “And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them" [The locusts] "was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.” To sting with their tail.


Revelation 9:4: “And it was commanded them" [The locusts] "that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.”


Revelation 9:5: “And to them” [The locusts] “it was given that they should not kill them,” [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, the False Prophet and their worshippers] “but that they, should be tormented FIVE months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.”


Revelation 9:6: “And in those days shall men” [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, the False Prophet and their worshippers] “seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.”


Revelation 9:7: “And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.”


Revelation 9:8: “And they" [The lucusts] "had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.”


Revelation 9:9: “And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.”


Revelation 9:10: “And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.”


Revelation 9:11: “And they” [The locusts] “had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.”


Revelation 9:12: “One woe” [The Fifth Trumpet/the plague of the locusts] “is past; and, behold, there come two woes” [The Sixth and Seventh Trumpet/and their plagues] “more” [Greater] “hereafter.”


   





THE SIXTH PLAGUE

THE SIXTH VIAL/PLAGUE


Revelation 16:12: “And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.”


Revelation 16:13: “And I" [John] "saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon,” [Satan] “and out of the mouth of the beast,” [Whose deadly wound was healed] “and out of the mouth of the false prophet.” Nine unclean spirits!


Revelation 16:14: “For they” [The nine unclean spirits] “are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.”


Revelation 16:15: “Behold, I” [Christ] “come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments,” [See Revelation 3:5-6] “lest he walk naked,” [Sin] “and they: see his" [The unbeliever’s] "shame.” See Revelation 2:14-17 and Revelation 21:8.


Revelation 16:16: “And he” [The Lord] “gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.” See Joel 3:2, 14.



THE SIXTH TRUMPET/PLAGUE/SECOND WOE


Revelation 9:13: “And the sixth angel sounded,” [The second woe] “and I" [John] "heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,”


Revelation 9:14: “Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.”


Revelation 9:15: “And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men.” Those who worshiped the Beast whose deadly wound was healed, and the False Prophet.


Revelation 9:16: “And the number of the army of the horsemen were two hundred thousand thousand:” [Two hundred million riders] “and I" [John] "heard the number of them.”


Revelation 9:17: “And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them that sat on them, having breastplates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; and out of their" [The horses'] "mouths issued fire and smoke and brimstone.”


Revelation 9:18: “By these three was the third part of men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, and by the brimstone, which issued out of their" [The horses] "mouths.”


Revelation 9:19: “For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails were like unto serpents,” [Snakes] “and had heads, and with them” [Their tails] “they do hurt.”


Revelation 9:20: “And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues” [The fire, smoke and brimstone, see verse 18] “yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they” [The worshippers of the Beast whose deadly wound was healed, and the False Prophet] “should not worship devils,” [See Revelation 13:4, 12] “and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk:”


Revelation 9:21: “Neither repented they” [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, the False Prophet and their worshippers] “of their murders,” [Killing the followers of Christ – The 144,000] “nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.”



THE TWO WITNESSES KILLED


Revelation 11:7: “And when they" [The Two Witnesses] "shall have finished their testimony,” [The end of their appointed time, see Revelation 11:3 and Matthew 24:22] “the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit” [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, see Revelation 17:8, 11] “shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them.”


Revelation 11:8: “And their" [The Two Witnesses'] "dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city,” [Babylon] “which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified.”


Revelation 11:9: “And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations” [The worshippers of the Beast whose deadly wound was healed, and the False Prophet] “shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves.”


Revelation 11:10: “And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them,” [The death of the Two Witnesses] “and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.” See Revelation 11:6.



THE TWO WITNESSES RESURRECTED


Revelation 11:11: “And after three days and an half” [Literally 3 ½ days, around 84 hours] “the Spirit of life from God entered into them,” [The dead bodies of The Two Witnesses] “and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them" [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, the False Prophet and their worshippers] "which saw them.”


Revelation 11:12: “And they" [The Two Witnesses] "heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies” [The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, False Prophet, and their worshippers] “beheld them.”


Revelation 11:13: “And the same hour was there a great earthquake," [In Babylon] "and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant" [The Elect] "were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven.”


Revelation 11:14: “The second woe" [The Sixth Trumpet/Plague (Revelation 9:13-21)] "is past;” [Completed or finished] “and, behold, the third woe” [The Seventh Trumpet/Plague] “cometh quickly.”


   





THE SEVENTH PLAGUE

THE SIXTH SEAL


Message to reader: The Great Earthquake

The Great Earthquake signifies the beginning of the Day of the Lord, see Isaiah 13:13. It is also the seventh plague of God. The pouring of the Seventh Vial, and the sounding of the Seventh Trumpet, and the plague (The Great Earthquake) that follows is The Sixth Seal. After the Sixth Seal, the Seventh Seal will continue with Christ coming in the clouds of heaven, see Matthew 24:29-30.



Revelation 6:12: “And I” [John] “beheld when he” [Christ] “had opened the sixth seal,” [See Revelation 5:5, 7] “and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;” See Mark 13:24-25 and Luke 21:25-26.


Revelation 6:13: “And" [Because of the shaking of the heavens and the earth] "the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.”


Revelation 6:14: “And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.”


Revelation 6:15: “And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;”


Revelation 6:16: “And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him" [The Most High] "that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:” Christ!


Revelation 6:17: “For the great day of his wrath is come;" [See Matthew 24:30 and Luke 21:27] "and who shall be able to stand?”



THE SEVENTH VIAL/PLAGUE


Revelation 16:17: “And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done.” All seven vials have been poured out, see Revelation 15:1, 8.


Revelation 16:18: “And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.” See Isaiah 2:19, Isaiah 13:13, Isaiah 24:20-21, Joel 3:16, Haggai 2:6-7 and Mark 13:24-25.


Revelation 16:19: “And the great city” [Babylon] “was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell:” [Because of the Great Earthquake] “and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.”


Revelation 16:20: “And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.”


Revelation 16:21: “And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent:" [See Matthew 24:29] "and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great.”



THE SEVENTH TRUMPET/PLAGUE/THIRD WOE


Revelation 11:15: “And the seventh angel sounded;" [The third woe] "and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.”


Revelation 11:16: “And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God,”


Revelation 11:17: “Saying, We” [The 24 elders] “give thee thanks, O Lord God Almighty, which art,” [Is] “and wast,” [From the beginning, see 2 Esdras 6:1-6] “and art to come;” [See Revelation 21:1-6] “because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned.” See verse 15.


Revelation 11:18: “And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come,” [See Revelation 16:21] “and the time of the dead, that they should be judged,” [See Ecclesiastes 3:1, 15-17 and 2 Timothy 4:1] “and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great;” [See Revelation 7:9, 14-15] “and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.” See Malachi 4:1.


Revelation 11:19: “And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail.”


   





THE DAY OF THE LORD

THE SIGN OF CHRIST'S COMING


Matthew 24:30: “And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.” See The Horrible Clouds.


Matthew 24:31: “And he” [Christ] “shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.” See Ezekiel 34:11-12, Mark 13:27 and 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17.



THE HARVEST OF THE EARTH IS RIPE


Revelation 14:14: “And I” [John] “looked," [A vision] "and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man," [Christ] "having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.”


Revelation 14:15: “And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the time is come for thee to reap; for the harvest of the earth is RIPE.”


Revelation 14:16: “And he" [Christ] "that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped.” The Elect gather by the angels, see Matthew 24:31.



REAPING THE GRAPES FOR THE WINEPRESS


Revelation 14:17: “And another angel came out of the temple which is in heaven, he also having a sharp sickle.”


Revelation 14:18: “And another angel came out from the altar, which had power over fire; and cried with a loud cry to him” [The angel in verse 17] “that had the sharp sickle, saying, Thrust in thy sharp sickle, and gather the clusters of the vine of the earth; for her grapes” [The sins of the wicked] “are FULLY RIPE.” See Revelation 14:9-10.


Revelation 14:19: “And the angel thrust in his sickle into the earth, and gathered the vine of the earth,” [The worshippers of the Beast whose deadly wound was healed and the False Prophet] “and cast it into the great winepress of the wrath of God.” See 2 Peters 3:10, Isaiah 66:15-16, 2 Esdras 15:40-42, Jeremiah 25:30-33, Zephaniah 3:8, Zechariah 14:12 and Malachi 4:1.


Revelation 14:20: “And the winepress was trodden without the city,” [The destruction of all nations except for great Babylon] “and blood came out of the winepress, even unto the horse bridles, by the space of a thousand and six hundred furlongs.” See Isaiah 63:1-4.


   





THE DAY OF THE LORD

THE JUDGMENT OF THE GREAT WHORE


Revelation 17:1: “And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials," [See Revelation 15:7] "and talked with me," [John] "saying unto me, Come hither; I" [The angel with one of the seven vials] "will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:”


Revelation 17:2: “With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.”



THE WOMAN AND THE BEAST


Revelation 17:3: “So he" [The angel] "carried me" [John] "away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw" [A vision of] "a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.”


Revelation 17:4: “And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:”


Revelation 17:5: “And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.”


Revelation 17:6: “And I" [John] "saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus:” [See Revelation 18:24] “and when I" [John] "saw her, I wondered with great admiration.”



Message to reader: The Man of Sin

Before reading the explanation of the mystery of the woman and the Beast that carrieth her, please read The Man of Sin report. The BEAST and the WOMAN will not exist until the end of The Forth Kingdom.



Revelation 17:7: “And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I WILL TELL THEE THE MYSTERY OF THE WOMAN, AND OF THE BEAST THAT CARRIETH HER, WHICH HATH THE SEVEN HEADS AND TEN HORNS.”



Message to reader: The Angel Explanation

Remember the angel is talking to John, in John’s time period, see Revelation 1:9.



THE MYSTERY OF THE WOMAN AND THE BEAST


Revelation 17:8: “The beast that thou sawest" [In verse 3] "WAS, and IS NOT;” [The man of sin, who was dead, at the time that this vision was explained to John, see 2 Thessalonians 2:7-8] “and shall" [Future prophecy, at the end of The Forth Kingdom] "ascend out of the bottomless pit,” [And be place into the body of SEVENTH king, explained in verse 11] “and go into PERDITION:” [See Revelation 19:20] “and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder,” [Synonyms: fascinated, admire, esteem etc.] “whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world,” [See Revelation 13:8] “when they behold the beast that WAS,” [The man of sin spoken of in 2 Thessalonians] “and IS NOT,” [Because he was taken out of the way/put to death] “and YET IS.” Ruling at the end of The Forth Kingdom as the Beast, whose deadly wound was healed.


Revelation 17:9: “And here is the mind which hath wisdom.” [The understanding of the Bible] “The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.”


Revelation 17:10: “And there are seven kings:" [See 2 Esdras 11:25-31 and Revelation 13:1] "five are fallen," [See 2 Esdras 11:32-33 and 2 Esdras 12:26] "and one is," [The Sixth king] "and the other is not yet come; and when he" [The SEVENTH king] "cometh, he must continue a short space.” See 2 Esdras 12:27-28 and 2 Esdras 11:35.


Revelation 17:11: “And the beast that WAS, and IS NOT," [See verse 8] "even he is the eighth,” [King] “and is of the seven," [See Revelation 13:3 and verse 8] "and goeth into perdition.” See Revelation 19:20.



THE TEN HORNS


Revelation 17:12: “And the ten horns" [See verse 3] "which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.” The beast that WAS, and IS NOT and who shall ascend out of the bottomless pit / the Beast whose deadly wound was healed.


Revelation 17:13: “These" [The ten horns] "have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.” The beast that WAS, and IS NOT and who shall ascend out of the bottomless pit / the Beast whose deadly wound was healed.


Revelation 17:14: “These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them: for he is Lord of lords, and King of kings:" [See Revelation 19:11-12, 15-16, 19, 21] "and they that are with him are called, and chosen, and faithful.” See Zechariah 14:5 and 1 Thessalonians 3:13.



THE WATERS AND THE WHORE


Revelation 17:15: “And he" [The angel] "saith unto me," [John] "The waters which thou sawest," [In verse 1] "where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.”


Revelation 17:16: “And the ten horns” [See verse 12] “which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.” See Jeremiah 51:11, 27-29.


Revelation 17:17: “For God hath put in their” [The ten kings] “hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.”


Revelation 17:18: “And the woman which thou sawest is that great city,” [See Revelation 18:10] “which reigneth over the kings of the earth.”



THE DAY OF THE LORD

THE FALL OF BABYLON


Revelation 18:1: “And after these things" [The prior visions/prophecies] "I” [John] “saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.”


Revelation 18:2: “And he” [The angel] “cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen," [See Isaiah 34:8-10] "and is become the habitation of devils," [See Matthew 25:41 and Revelation 20:10] "and the hold of every foul spirit," [See Revelation 19:20, Revelation 20:14-15 and Isaiah 66:24] "and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.” See Isaiah 34:11-15.


Revelation 18:3: “For” [Because] “all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her," [See Revelation 13:16-17] "and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.”



THE ELECT DELIVERED


Revelation 18:4: “And I” [John] “heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her,” [Babylon] “my people, that ye" [The Elect, see Matthew 24:29-31] "be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.”


Revelation 18:5: “For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.”


Revelation 18:6: “Reward her even as she rewarded you," [See verse 24] "and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.”


Revelation 18:7: “How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for” [Because] “she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.”


Revelation 18:8: “Therefore shall her plagues come in one day," [The Day of the Lord] "death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire:" [See 2 Esdras 15:43-44] "for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.” See Revelation 19:2.



THE WORLD MOURNS BABYLON


Revelation 18:9: “And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her,” [Babylon] “shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,”


Revelation 18:10: “Standing afar off” [In other places of the earth] “for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.” See Isaiah 34:9-10 and Isaiah 13:19-20.


Revelation 18:11: “And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:”


Revelation 18:12: “The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,”


Revelation 18:13: “And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.”


Revelation 18:14: “And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.”


Revelation 18:15: “The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her,” [Babylon] “shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,”


Revelation 18:16: “And saying, Alas, alas, that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!”


Revelation 18:17: “For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,”


Revelation 18:18: “And cried when they” [The merchants] “saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!”


Revelation 18:19: “And they” [The merchants] “cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in ONE HOUR is she made desolate.”


Revelation 18:20: “Rejoice over her, thou heaven," [The angels] "and ye holy apostles and prophets;" [The 144,000/Saints] "for God hath avenged you on her.”



WITH VIOLENCE SHALL BABYLON FALL


Revelation 18:21: “And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.” See Isaiah 13:19-20.


Revelation 18:22: “And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;”


Revelation 18:23: “And the light of a candle" [Light used by mankind] "shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride" [Marriages] "shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.” See Revelation 13:11-17.


Revelation 18:24: “And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.” See Revelation 6:9-11.


   





THE DAY OF THE LORD

HEAVEN REJOICES OVER THE FALL OF BABYLON


Revelation 19:1: “And after these things” [The prior visions/prophecies] “I” [John] “heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God:”


Revelation 19:2: “For true and righteous are his” [God’s] “judgments: for he hath judged the great whore,” [Babylon] “which did corrupt the earth with her fornication, and hath avenged the blood of his servants at her hand.”


Revelation 19:3: “And again they” [The voices from heaven, see verse 1] “said, Alleluia. And her smoke rose up for ever and ever.”


Revelation 19:4: “And the four and twenty elders and the four beasts fell down and worshipped God that sat on the throne, saying, Amen; Alleluia.”


Revelation 19:5: “And a voice came out of the throne, saying, Praise our God, all ye his servants, and ye that fear him, both small and great.”


Revelation 19:6: “And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth.”


Revelation 19:7: “Let us” [The great multitude, see verse 6] “be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him:” [The Most High] “for the marriage of the Lamb" [Christ] "is come, and his wife” [New Jerusalem, see Revelation 21:2, 9-10] “hath made herself ready.”


Revelation 19:8: “And to her” [New Jerusalem] “was granted that she should be arrayed" [Clothed] "in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.” See Revelation 3:4-5.


Revelation 19:9: “And he” [The angel] “saith unto me,” [John] “Write, Blessed are they” [The angels (fellowservants, see verse 10), the holy apostles and prophets/The Saints, and The Elect] “which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb.” [The return of Christ] “And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God.”


Revelation 19:10: “And I” [John] “fell at his feet to worship him. And he” [The angel] “said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” See Revelation 1:1.



THE BATTLE OF THE GREAT DAY OF GOD ALMIGHTY


Revelation 19:11: “And I” [John] “saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he” [Christ] “that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.”


Revelation 19:12: “His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.”


Revelation 19:13: “And he was clothed with a vesture” [Garment] “dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.” See John 1:1.


Revelation 19:14: “And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.”


Revelation 19:15: “And out of his” [Christ’s] “mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it” [The sharp sword] “he should smite the nations:" [See Isaiah 11:4] "and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.”


Revelation 19:16: “And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.”



THE SUPPER OF THE GREAT GOD


Revelation 19:17: “And I” [John] “saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the fowls that fly in the midst of heaven, Come and gather yourselves together unto the supper of the great God;”


Revelation 19:18: “That ye” [The fowls] “may eat the flesh of kings, and the flesh of captains, and the flesh of mighty men, and the flesh of horses, and of them that sit on them, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, both small and great.”


Revelation 19:19: “And I” [John] “saw the Beast, and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him” [Christ] “that sat on the horse, and against his army.”


Revelation 19:20: “And the Beast" [whose deadly wound was healed] "was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image.” [See Revelation 13:11-17] “These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.” See Revelation 21:8.


Revelation 19:21: “And the remnant" [The kings of the earth and their armies] "were slain with the sword of him that sat upon the horse, which sword proceeded out of his mouth: and all the fowls were filled with their flesh.”


   





THE KINGDOM

THE KINGDOM OF CHRIST (1,000 Years)


Message to reader: The Resurrection of the Dead

1 Corinthians 15:26 explains the order of the resurrection of the dead/eternal life from Christ, and the destruction of all enemies.

1 Corinthians 15:20: “But now is Christ risen from the dead,” [See Matthew 28:5-6 and Acts 2:24] “and become the firstfruits of them that slept." See Romans 8:29 and Colossians 1:18.

1 Corinthians 15:21: “For since by man” [Adam] “came death, by man” [Christ] “came also the resurrection of the dead.” See Romans 5:12, 14, 18-19, 21.

1 Corinthians 15:22: “For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.”

1 Corinthians 15:23: “But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming.” See Revelation 14:1, 4 and Revelation 20:4.

1 Corinthians 15:24: “Then cometh the end, when he shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power.”

1 Corinthians 15:25: “For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet.” See Daniel 7:13-14, 26-27.

1 Corinthians 15:26: “The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” See John 5:26-29.



Revelation 20:1-6


SATAN BOUND 1,000 YEARS


Revelation 20:1: “And I” [John] “saw an angel come down from heaven, having the key of the bottomless pit and a great chain in his hand.”


Revelation 20:2: “And he” [The angel] “laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan,” [See Revelation 12:9] “and bound him a thousand years,”


Revelation 20:3: “And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.” See Revelation 20:7.



THE SAINTS REIGN WITH CHRIST 1,000 YEARS


Revelation 20:4: “And I” [John] “saw thrones, and they” [The 144,000/Saints] “sat upon them,” [Thrones] “and judgment was given unto them:” [See Revelation 2:26-27 and Psalm 149:5-9] “and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the Beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived" [Received eternal life] "and reigned with Christ a thousand years.”

 

Revelation 20:5: “But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.” See John 5:28-29.


Revelation 20:6: “Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such" [God’s children, those resurrected from the dead] "the second death hath no power, but they” [The 144,000] “shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.”



Revelation 7:9-17


THE GREAT MULTITUDE (THE CHILDREN OF GOD)



Revelation 7:9: “After this” [The vision in Revelation 7:1-8] “I” [John] “beheld," [Another vision] "and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne,” [Of the Most High] “and before the Lamb,” [Christ] “clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;”


Revelation 7:10: “And" [The Great Multitude] "cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.”


Revelation 7:11: “And all the angels stood round about the throne,” [Of the Most High] “and about the elders” [The 24 elders] “and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God,”


Revelation 7:12: “Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.”



Message to reader: The Great Multitude

The above vision took place in the Most High’s throne room, see Revelation 4:1-2, 4, 6, it is the prophecy of The Great Multitude; those who will overcomeovercame, and receive everlasting life. Their names are written in the Lamb's Book of Life, and they will received the promise of New Jerusalem/The Kingdom of Heaven, see Revelation 21:1-4, 27.



Revelation 7:13: “And one of the elders” [The 24 elders] “answered, saying unto me,” [John] “What are these which are arrayed in white robes?” [See verse 9] “and whence came they?”


Revelation 7:14: “And I” [John] “said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they” [The Great Multitude] “which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.” See 2 Esdras 2:42-47.


Revelation 7:15: “Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple:" [Holy Jerusalem] "and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.” See Revelation 21:3, 22.


Revelation 7:16: “They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat.”


Revelation 7:17: “For the Lamb” [Christ] “which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters:” [See Revelation 21:6-7] “and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.” See Revelation 21:4 and Isaiah 25:8.


Revelation 20:7-15


SATAN CAST INTO THE LAKE OF FIRE


Revelation 20:7: “And when the thousand years are expired," [Note: The rest of the dead shall receive eternal life after a 1,000 years, see verses 5] "Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,” The bottomless pit, see verse 2.


Revelation 20:8: “And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.”


Revelation 20:9: “And they” [Gog and Magog] “went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city:” [Jerusalem, where the children of God are] “and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.” See Ezekiel 39:1-7.


Revelation 20:10: “And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the Beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.”



THE FINAL JUDGMENT: THE SECOND DEATH


Revelation 20:11: “And I” [John] “saw" [A vision of] "a great white throne, and him” [The Most High] “that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.” The first earth and the first heaven, see 2 Peter 3:10-13.


Revelation 20:12: “And I saw the dead,” [All flesh, except those that had part in the first resurrection] “small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened:” [Records kept of everyone’s works] “and another book was opened, which is the book of life:” [See Exodus 32:33] “and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.”


Revelation 20:13: “And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they” [The dead] “were judged every man according to their works.” See Jeremiah 32:17, 19.


Revelation 20:14: “And death and hell were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.” See 1 Corinthians 15:26.


Revelation 20:15: “And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire.” See Revelation 21:8.


   





NEW JERUSALEM


Message to reader: The Kingdom Delivered to God

1 Corinthians 15:24-28, explains how Christ shall deliver up the kingdom to the God.

1 Corinthians 15:24: “Then cometh the end, when he” [Christ] “shall have delivered up the kingdom to God, even the Father; when he shall have put down all rule and all authority and power.”

1 Corinthians 15:25: “For he must reign, till he hath put all enemies under his feet.” See Revelation 20:4.

1 Corinthians 15:26: “The last enemy that shall be destroyed is death.” See Revelation 20:14.

1 Corinthians 15:27: “For he hath put all things under his feet. But when he saith all things are put under him, it is manifest that he is excepted, which did put all things under him.”

1 Corinthians 15:28: “And when all things shall be subdued unto him, then shall the Son also himself be subject unto him” [God] “that put all things under him, that God may be all in all.” See Revelation 21:6.



Revelation 21:1: “And I” [John] “saw" [A vision of] "a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.” See Isaiah 65:17-19 and 2 Peter 3:13.


Revelation 21:2: “And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.” See Revelation 3:12 and verses 9-10.


Revelation 21:3: “And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them,” [See Revelation 21:27] “and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God.”


Revelation 21:4: “And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.”


Revelation 21:5: “And he” [The Most High] “that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.” See Revelation 1:11.


Revelation 21:6: “And he” [The Most High] “said unto me,” [John] “It is done. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end. I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.” See John 14:23.


Revelation 21:7: “He that overcometh shall inherit all things; and I will be his God, and he shall be my son.”


Revelation 21:8: “But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars,” [The unbelievers/wicked] “shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death.” See Revelation 20:15.



THE LAMB'S WIFE NEW JERUSALEM


Revelation 21:9: “And there came unto me” [John] “one of the seven angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues,” [See Revelation 15:1] “and talked with me, saying, Come hither, I will shew thee the bride, the Lamb's wife.”


Revelation 21:10: “And he” [The angel] “carried me away in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,”


Revelation 21:11: “Having the glory of God: and her” [New Jerusalem’s] “light was like unto a stone most precious, even like a jasper stone, clear as crystal;”


Revelation 21:12: “And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:”


Revelation 21:13: “On the east three gates; on the north three gates; on the south three gates; and on the west three gates.”


Revelation 21:14: “And the wall of the city” [New Jerusalem] “had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb.”


Revelation 21:15: “And he” [The angel] “that talked with me” [John] “had a golden reed to measure the city, and the gates thereof, and the wall thereof.”


Revelation 21:16: “And the city lieth foursquare, and the length is as large as the breadth: and he measured the city with the reed, twelve thousand furlongs. The length and the breadth and the height of it are equal.”


Revelation 21:17: “And he measured the wall thereof, an hundred and forty and four cubits, according to the measure of a man, that is, of the angel.”


Revelation 21:18: “And the building of the wall of it was of jasper: and the city was pure gold, like unto clear glass.”


Revelation 21:19: “And the foundations of the wall of the city were garnished with all manner of precious stones. The first foundation was jasper; the second, sapphire; the third, a chalcedony; the fourth, an emerald;”


Revelation 21:20: “The fifth, sardonyx; the sixth, sardius; the seventh, chrysolite; the eighth, beryl; the ninth, a topaz; the tenth, a chrysoprasus; the eleventh, a jacinth; the twelfth, an amethyst.”


Revelation 21:21: “And the twelve gates were twelve pearls; every several gate was of one pearl: and the street of the city was pure gold, as it were transparent glass.”



THE GLORY OF NEW JERUSALEM


Revelation 21:22: “And I” [John] “saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it.” New Jerusalem.


Revelation 21:23: “And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb" [Christ] "is the light thereof.” See Revelation 22:5 and Isaiah 60:18-20.



Message to reader: The Glory and Honor of The Nations

Revelation 21:24-27, explains that the nations of the earth will not be allowed to enter into New Jerusalem. However, they shall bring their glory (riches) and honor up to the gate of it.



Revelation 21:24: “And the nations of them which are saved" [See Revelation 7:9, 14-17] "shall walk in the light of it:” [New Jerusalem] “and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it.” See Daniel 7:27.


Revelation 21:25: “And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there.”


Revelation 21:26: “And they” [The Great Multitude] “shall bring the glory" [Riches] "and honour of the nations into it.”


Revelation 21:27: “And there shall in no wise enter into it” [New Jerusalem] “any thing that defileth, neither whatsoever worketh abomination, or maketh a lie: but they which are written in the Lamb's book of life.”



THE THRONE OF GOD AND THE LAMB


Revelation 22:1: “And he” [The angel] “shewed me” [John] “a pure river of water of life, clear as crystal, proceeding out of the throne of God and of the Lamb.”


Revelation 22:2: “In the midst” [Middle] “of the street of it,” [The pure river of water of life] “and on either” [Both] “side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare” [Had or carried] “twelve manner of fruits, and yielded” [Or produced] “her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations.” The nations of the earth who dwell outside of New Jerusalem, see Isaiah 66:22-23.


Revelation 22:3: “And there shall be no more curse: but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it;” [New Jerusalem] “and his servants shall serve him:” See Revelation 7:14-15.


Revelation 22:4: “And they shall see his” [The Most High’s] “face; and his name shall be in their foreheads.” See Revelation 3:12.


Revelation 22:5: “And there shall be no night there; and they need no candle, neither light of the sun; for the Lord God giveth them light: and they shall reign for ever and ever.”