“John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be unto you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come; and from the seven Spirits which are before his throne;” (Revelation 1:4) At the beginning of the book it is addressed in a specific manner to seven congregations … Read more To Seven Churches, From the Seven Spirits
“By faith the walls of Jericho fell down, after they were compassed about seven days.” (Heb 11:30) Before the Israelites could conquer the promised land, they had to pull down and totally defeat the stronghold of that land: Jericho. The plan to defeat Jericho was a seven day plan laid out by Almighty God himself. … Read more Seven Churches – Seven Days (continued)
It is spiritual light and true worship that exposes and destroys spiritual darkness and the deception of false worship. And true spiritual light and true worship is what Jesus’ Revelation message is all about! The Revelation message also is the “vengeance” or “revenge” of God against those (professing Christianity or otherwise) who have persecuted and … Read more Seven Churches – the "Vengeance" of God Sevenfold
There is a complete thread through Revelation telling us the gospel day story, including the reward of the righteous. This complete story exposes the false accuser and their false accusations. In Revelation, the true righteous people of God are honored as Jesus Christ is honored. And our ultimate reward is to eternally be with the … Read more The Reward of the Righteous Told in Revelation
“And unto the angel of the church in Thyatira write; These things saith the Son of God, who hath his eyes like unto a flame of fire, and his feet are like fine brass;” ~ Revelation 2:18 This is emphasizing a particular characteristic of Jesus mentioned back in Rev 1:14-15. (See the previous post “Nothing … Read more Jesus Has Eyes and Feet Like Fire!
“And he shall rule them with a rod of iron; as the vessels of a potter shall they be broken to shivers: even as I received of my Father.” (Revelation 2:27) Jesus is quoting the scripture in Psalms 2:9 and is promising those that are true that they will rule, even in the same manner … Read more Are You Ruling With a "Rod of Iron" or Are You Broken By It
“I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot.” (Revelation 3:15) Again, for the seventh time he states: I know exactly where you are spiritually “I know thy works.” Unlike the previous church ages where there were serious needs, the need here is stated very differently, … Read more Lukewarm: I Would Thou Were Cold or Hot
People become lukewarm because they mix their love for God and his word with their love and desire towards the world and what the world has to offer. “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. … Read more How People Become "Spewed Out"
“To him that overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame, and am set down with my Father in his throne.” (Revelation 3:21) Jesus said that those that “overcometh will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame…” This lets us … Read more Will You Sit With Jesus in His Throne?
“And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?” ~ Revelation 5:2 As stated already, the word “angel” designates the one sent from God to deliver a message to the people. These can be angels from God’s heaven, but more … Read more It Takes a Strong Angel with a Loud Voice!
“And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.” The red horse rider has often been recognized and described as representing paganism. In particular … Read more The Great Sword of the Red Horse Rider
“And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places. 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 … Read more When Mountains and Islands are Moved – are You?
“The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.” ~ Revelation 8:7 When Jesus first established his church and empowered them with the Holy Ghost, the message of … Read more The Gospel Trumpet Burns Up Unrighteousness
“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 was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.” ~ Revelation 8:12 … Read more When a Third Part of the Sun, Moon, and Stars Become Dark
“And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to sound!” ~ Revelation 8:13 As has been noted many times before, … Read more Woe, Woe, Woe from the Three Trumpet Angel Messengers
Note: This article covers Revelation 9:12-21 “One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter.” ~ Revelation 9:12 The first of three woes (the 5th Trumpet) has past. That first woe was hurtful, but though many suffered, many of them did not spiritually die. And as always, there are true people of … Read more The Blood Speaks from the Horns of the Golden Altar
“The second woe is past; and, behold, the third woe cometh quickly.” ~ Revelation 11:14 The scriptures that follow start the third and final ”woe” of Revelation. And really, this last “woe” continues all the way through to the end of Revelation. For context to the reader: the three woes of Revelation started back in … Read more The Third and Final “Woe”
In chapter 13 of Revelation the deception of false Christianity, in the image of a beast, is exposed. Consequently, in Revelation the 14th chapter, we can now see that there is a time where there is a people with a clearer vision of the truth of the Bible and the Christian life. Because of this … Read more Treading the Great Winepress of the Wrath of God
The final judgments, poured out by the preaching of a true ministry, are described in detail within the final chapters of Revelation, starting with chapter 16. But this ministry has a final preparation to do before this final calling to preach. So in Revelation chapter 15 we first start with the identification of this ministry. … Read more Seven Angels With the Seven Last Plagues of God's Wrath
“And after that I looked, and, behold, the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened:” ~ Revelation 15:5 The Old Testament Tabernacle was not opened to everyone. But here in Revelation 15, the Apostle John, who was not of the tribe of Levi and their priesthood, was able to see this … Read more Are You Able to Enter Into the Temple?
Why are the Revelation vials of wrath poured out? It is important to recognize the problem that is resolved by pouring out the vials of God’s wrath. From the last scripture of chapter 15 we read the reason: “…and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven … Read more The First Vial of God's Wrath Poured on the Earth
“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.” ~ Revelation 16:3 When you know you are guilty of sin, you should also know and be aware that your soul is spiritually dead. That is … Read more Blood Guilty – 2nd and 3rd Vials of Wrath
If you will recall from previous posts, the vials of wrath poured out in Revelation 16 represent the preaching of the gospel judgments against hypocrisy and sin. “And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire. And men were scorched with great … Read more Wrath Vial upon the Sun – New Testament Judgement
As stated before, the vials of God’s wrath represent the preaching of a true gospel message against hypocrisy. “And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain, And blasphemed the God of heaven because of their … Read more Wrath Vial Upon the Seat of the Beast
“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 16:12 Note: the pouring out of the vials in Revelation chapter 16 in general represents the strong Judgement God has towards … Read more Dry Up the Euphrates so the Kings of the East May Enter
“And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:” ~ Revelation 17:1 It takes a messenger/preacher that is anointed with the Holy Spirit to pour out … Read more Who Can Expose Spiritual Babylon?
“Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.” Revelation 18:20 The spirit of Babylon’s hypocrisy has always worked in some way throughout history. That is why the scripture states “and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.” It is the … Read more Rejoice for God has Avenged You on Babylon, and Thrown Her Down!
“And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war. 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, … Read more Jesus is Revealed as the Only Lord and King!
Let us first briefly set the context straight for Revelation chapter 20: First, earlier in Revelation chapter 12, Paganism, in the form of a red dragon representing the open Pagan religions under the Roman empire, is shown persecuting the church. Next, the Roman Catholic beast is shown in Revelation 13, also persecuting Christians. Then after … Read more Revelation Chapter 20 – Setting the Gospel History Record Straight
At one time there was a lot of talk coming from a false prophet that the Judgment day will be May 21,2011, and that subsequent to that on October 21, 2011 will be the end of the World. So What did Jesus say about a man knowing the final day? “But of that day and … Read more The End of the World – Coming October 21, 2011?
“Behold, I come quickly: blessed is he that keepeth the sayings of the prophecy of this book.” ~ Revelation 22:7 Are you keeping the prophecies of this book? Or have you become cynical of it? Be careful, because there are many personal warnings from God himself that you be very careful to NOT do that. … Read more The Last and Final Warnings of Revelation, and the Bible