Revelation 17 – 20


Babylon Revealed(Revelation 17:1-6 – One of the seven angels shows John the Harlot)

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Baylon Rides the Beast (Revelation 17:7-13 – The Great Harlot sits astride the Beast from the sea)

Lamb Overcomes Babylon (Revelation 17:14-18 – The ironic victory of the Lamb over the “Great City”)

Babylon is Fallen – (Revelation 18:1-8 – The Downfall of Babylon begins to unfold)

Babylon Destroyed – (Babylon is desolated for its economic dominance and “sorcery,” and slaying the saints)

Heaven Celebrates Babylon’s Fall – (The courts of heaven celebrate the defeat of the Harlot)



Rider on a White Horse – (The “Lamb” rides from heaven with his “army” to “shepherd the nations“)


Beast and False Prophet Destroyed – (The Rider on the White Horse destroyed the “Beast” and the “False Prophet”)



Imprisonment of Satan – (Satan is bound from deceiving the nations until the end of the thousand years)


The Reign of the Saints – (Overcoming saints reign as “priests” during the “thousand years,” having overcome the “beast”)

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Satan’s End – (Satan deceives the nations of the earth into the final attempt to destroy the church)

Final Judgment – (Following Satan’s defeat, the final judgment unfolds before the Great White Throne)


Lamb, Shepherd, King – (Jesus as the sacrificial Lamb began his messianic reign following his death and resurrection)

Wrath of God – (In Revelation, God’s wrath refers to the final destruction of the wicked)

Third Temple? – (Revelation does not mention any third temple during the Thousand-Years)

The Parousia and the End of the Age – (The note of finality in passages about the return of Jesus leaves no room for any interim period after his arrival)

Armageddon (The several battle scenes all present the same final assault against the saints)

Gog and Magog – (Revelation identifies “Gog and Magog” as the nations from the four corners of the Earth)

Multiple Final Judgments? – (Does Revelation portray multiple final judgments?)

Armageddon – One Final Battle – (The several “battle” scenes in Revelation all present the same final assault by Satan against the people of the Lamb)

‘Rosh’ Means “Head” – (The Hebrew term rosh in Ezekiel is not a proper name but means “head“)

Russia is NOT Gog, Magog or Rosh  – (Does Revelation portray a “literal” war between national armies or Satan’s final attempt to annihilate the Church?)

Multiple “Final” Battles in Revelation?  – (Does Revelation portray multiple “final battles or one battle multiple times?)

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