Serpent vs Son – (War breaks out in heaven and the Dragon is poised to destroy the messianic son as soon as he is born)

Shepherd of Nations – (Jesus is the promised ruler from the line of David, the Shepherd of ALL nations – Revelation 12:5)

Satan’s Allotted Time – (The Devil will be granted a short season to persecute the saints before the end of the age)

War in Heaven – (Defeated by the messianic “son,” the Dragon was expelled from heaven, while victory was declared for the saints – Revelation 12:7-12)

The Short Season – (The Devil will be granted a final “short season” to persecute the saints of the Lamb – Revelation 12:12)

War on the Earth – (After his expulsion, Satan waged war against the “seed of the Woman” – Those who hold the “testimony of Jesus” – Revelation 12:7-17)

Ancient Beast – (The “beast from the sea” is the latest incarnation of a very ancient creature)


Wild Beast from the Sea – (Revelation 13:1-5John saw a horrific beast ascending from the sea, a creature summoned by the Dragon to make war on the Woman’s “seed”)

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War Against the Saints – (The Beast wages war on behalf of the Dragon to destroy the saints)

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The Dragon’s War – (The Dragib wages war against the “saints,” the followers of the Lamb)

Beast from the Earth – (The beast from the earth mimics the Lamb. It is the mouthpiece and propagandist for the first beast)

Counterfeit Religion of the Beast – (The False Prophet employs a false religion to deceive the saints, if possible)

Lamb or Dragon – (The inhabitants of the earth refuse to follow the Lamb and choose to give allegiance to the Beast)

Beastly Economics – (The False Prophet employs the economical means to coerce men and women to render homage to the “beast from the sea”)

The Mark of the Beast – (Revelation 13:16-18 – All men that refuse to follow the “Lamb” will render homage to the “beast” and take its “mark”)

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Welcoming the Beast – (The “inhabitants of the earth” willingly receive the Beast’s mark, and Christians are not immune to its allurements)

The Extent of the Beast’s Reign – (In Revelation, “all” means “all.” All rulers and nations that refuse to follow the “Lamb” will render homage to the “Beast from the sea”)

Mouth Speaking Great Things – (The “little horn” is found in Revelation’s description of the “beast from the sea”)


The Priestly Company on Mount Zion – (The 144,000 “males” seen on Zion comprise the “first-fruit” of the final harvest, the priestly company that “follows the Lamb” – Revelation 14:1-5)

Everlasting Gospel – Final Harvest – (Revelation 14:6-7Another angel appears to announce the everlasting gospel to prepare for the coming harvest)

The Fall of Babylon Announced – (Revelation 14:8-11Two more angels appear and announce the judicial sentence of God on “Babylon” and the “inhabitants of the earth”)

The Final Grain Harvest – (Revelation 14:12-16Two different “harvests” are to occur at the end of the age – The reaping of the “grain,” and the ingathering of the “fruit of the vine”)

The Final Ingathering of “Grapes” – (The final ingathering of the “fruit of the vine” portrays the outpouring of the “wrath of God” on all men who take the “mark of the Beast” – Revelation 14:17-20)

Alarm Clock

The Final Day and Hour – (Revelation moves from the Death of Jesus to the final day when God vindicates the righteous)


Seven Last Plagues – OVERVIEW – (An overview of the “seven last plagues,” the seven “bowls of wrath” that complete God’s judgment)

Song of the Lamb – (Revelation 15:1-4Having “overcome” the Beast, the saints stand on the Sea of Glass and sing the song of Moses and of the Lamb)

Test of Witness – (The “last plagues” echo the destruction of Egypt in the Red Sea – Revelation 15:5-8)

First Four Bowls – (The first four bowls destroy the economic infrastructure of the beast – Revelation 16:1-9)

Fifth Bowl of Wrath(The fifth “bowl” targets the Empire’s political sphere)

Sixth Bowl – Armageddon (The sixth “bowl” begins the final battle between the “Lamb” and the “Dragon”)

Kings of the East – (The “Kings of the East” are identical to the “kings of the earth)

Seventh Bowl – Babylon Falls (Revelation 16:17-21 -God passes judicial sentence on End-time Babylon)

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


Lord of History – (Both Revelation and Daniel proclaim the absolute sovereignty of God over the course of history and the fate of nations)

The Victory of the Saints over the Dragon – (The followers of the Lamb overcome the Dragon through the blood of the Lamb and their faithful testimony)

Four Beasts into One – (John’s one “beast” is an amalgamation of Daniel’s “four beasts from the sea”)

Earth Dwellers – (The “inhabitants of the earth” represent the men that are excluded from the “book of life” by their actions)

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The Last Days in light of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus

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