Where We Are in End Times

This message will be continually updated as revelations and events dictate

These updates may not always be in; Tribulation--antichrist--Gathering

Dated 3/2/14; 1/14/16 Updated 4a+b; 4/21/16 Revised 4a5 + 4a25

 

1. Where we are now: In the first 5 seals

2. Israel’s relevance to Christ’s Return

3. Wars Which Happen before time clock starts

3a. War of Psalm 83, Destruction of Damascus 

3b. United States will lose its power

3c. War of Gog, Eze chap 38-39

4. The 2,595 day (7 year, 45 day) time clock starts

4a. 1260 days of 2 witnesses: 7th seal, 1st- 5th Trumpets, 1st woe

4b. 1260 days of antichrist’s (beast): 6th Trumpet, 2nd woe

4c. 7th trumpet, Jesus gathers us, 1st- 7th bowls, 3rd woe

4d. 30 Days of God’s wrath

4e. 45 Days Jesus comes in power, establishes His Kingdom, new heavens and earth

5. 1,000 years of Christ’s earthly Kingdom

6. New Heaven and Earth for all eternity

7. 666, 777, Babylon

8. Brief Timeline

 

1. Where we are now – In the first 5 seals See Tribulation 6

1.1 After Adam sinned, authority over the earth, the heavens around it, was given to satan. Satan could give kingdom to whomever he wished, though Jesus resisted his temptation. We are under the grace of Jesus (Eph 2:8), and we are sealed with the Spirit, guaranteeing we are children of God (2Cor 1:22). Jesus gave us a revelation, which was given to Him by His Father, about when and how He will come to take believers to Heaven. Yet no one, not even Jesus, knows the hour or date when this will happen.

*And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone.’ ” And the devil took him up and showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time, and said to him, “To you I will give all this authority and their glory, for it has been delivered to me, and I give it to whom I willLk 4:4-6 ESV+

*The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants--things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John, Rev 1:1 NKJV+

*"But of that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone. Mk 13:32 NASB+

 

1.2 We are still under the prophecies of the first 4 seals, the 4 riders, turned out into the world on symbolic horses. The first rider on a white horse was either Jesus, maybe the Holy Spirit, or an angel of God (Zech 1:8, 6:2). Since this rider came to conquer, and was given the crown of life; his opponent can only be satan, his demons, and the eternal death for those who follow them. The antichrist will try to imitate Jesus by wearing a diadem, an earthly crown, he will never wear the crown of life.

*I looked, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer. Rev 6:2 NASB+

*Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud was one like [the] son of man, having a golden crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand. Rev 14:14 NASB+

*And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, with ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns and blasphemous names on its heads. Rev 13:1 ESV+

 

1.3 The next 3 riders are angelic beings (Zech 1:8, 6:2) who will continually bring tribulation upon this earth to test believers. The rider on the red horse will stir up war and killing all over the earth. The rider on the black horse will create famines in the world, so only the rich are able to afford food.

*Then another horse came out, a fiery red one. Its rider was given power to take peace from the earth and to make men slay each other. Rev 6:4 NIV+

*When he opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, “Come!” And I looked, and behold, a black horse! And its rider had a pair of scales in his hand. Rev 6:5 ESV+

 

1.4 The last angelic rider upon a pale horse is Death. He will kill people by other means, by plague, pestilence, and the beasts of the earth. With Hades grabbing up all the unbelieving eternal spirits and souls of those who have died. These 3 riders would be given power to kill one quarter of the earth.

*So I looked, and behold, a pale horse. And the name of him who sat on it was Death, and Hades followed with him. And power was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword, with hunger, with death, and by the beasts of the earth. Rev 6:8 NKJV+

 

1.5 There are too many tribulations for us to cover which these 3 riders have brought into the world over the last 1900 years. The wars, famine, and catastrophes will continue to get worse, until Jesus returns in all of His power. This includes the killing of over a million unborn babies a year here in the U.S. 

*"For nation will rise up against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; there will be earthquakes in various places; there will also be famines. These things are merely the beginning of birth pangs. Mk 13:8 NASB+

 

1.6 The 5th seal revealed there would have to be a certain number of Christians killed for their faith before our Father would cast satan down to earth for a short period. And a certain number of believers will be killed before Jesus comes in all of His power to destroy the antichrist. Today Christians are still being martyred for their faith in many third world countries.

They called out in a loud voice, "How long, Sovereign Lord, holy and true, until you judge the inhabitants of the earth and avenge our blood?*"Then each of them was given a white robe, and they were told to wait a little longer, until the number of their fellow servants and brothers who were to be killed as they had been was completed. Rev 6:10-11 NIV+

*They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death. Rev 12:11 NIV+

 

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2. Israel Relevance to Christ’s Return

 

2.1 1933-45: Hitler tried to exterminate the Jewish race, yet Israel will always be our God’s chosen nation. Our Father raised His Jewish nation from extinction and will bring all Israel (Judah, Benjamin, 10 lost tribes) back into the land He gave them.

*This is what the Lord says, he who appoints the sun to shine by day, who decrees the moon and stars to shine by night, who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar-- the Lord Almighty is his name: "Only if these decrees vanish from my sight," declares the Lord, "will the descendants of Israel ever cease to be a nation before me. Jer 31:35-36 NIV+

*Therefore prophesy, and say to them, Thus says the Lord God: Behold, I will open your graves and raise you from your graves, O my people. And I will bring you into the land of Israel. Eze 37:12 ESV+

*say to them, 'Thus says the Lord God: "Surely I will take the stick of Joseph, which is in the hand of Ephraim, and the tribes of Israel, his companions; and I will join them with it, with the stick of Judah, and make them one stick, and they will be one in My hand."' Eze 37:19 NKJV+

 

2.2 1948: Israel once more became a nation in one day, when it was given a charter from the U.N. The land God gave Israel has changed from a desolate desert, to a fruitful land. Many from the tribes of Israel are now living in secured cities with the help of Christian nations like the U.S.

*Who has ever heard of such a thing? Who has ever seen such things? Can a country be born in a day or a nation be brought forth in a moment? Yet no sooner is Zion in labor than she gives birth to her children. Isa 66:8 NIV+

*I will plant Israel in their own land, never again to be uprooted from the land I have given them," says the Lord your God. Am 9:15 NIV+

*"They will say, 'This desolate land has become like the garden of Eden; and the waste, desolate and ruined cities are fortified and inhabited. Eze 36:25 NASB+

 

2.3 Many believe when Israel returned to their promised land, this was symbolically like the fig tree putting forth its leaves. That the generation of this time will not pass away until all things happen, and Jesus returns in all of His power. Generation 70-100 years

*"Now learn the parable from the fig tree: when its branch has already become tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near; so, you too, when you see all these things, recognize that He is near, right at the door . "Truly I say to you, this generation will not pass away until all these things take place. Matt 24:32-34

 

2.4 Now: The United Nations is against Israel, with the exception of the U. S. The U.S. is now implementing socialistic programs under President Obama, the liberal leaders in congress, which are replacing the Christian moral values of our country. Their policies have diminished our support for Israel, their inaction against Arab countries makes these nations a greater threat to Israel.  

*I will bless those who bless you, And I will curse him who curses you; And in you all the families of the earth shall be blessed." Gen 12:3 NKJV+

 

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3. Wars Which Happen before time clock starts

 

3a. War of Psalm 83, Destruction of Damascus See Tribulation 7

 

3a1 The war of Ps 83, the border war of hatred, will be fought. Israel will fight the Arab nations with the help of God, who will use the Israeli army to win this war. There is a slight possibility this war could be combined with the war of Gog. Arabs probably are the Palestinians, Hamas, Hezbollah, Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon; maybe Egypt and Iraq

*They say, “Come, let us wipe them out as a nation; let the name of Israel be remembered no more!”  Ps 83:4 ESV+

*Let them be confounded and dismayed forever; Yes, let them be put to shame and perish, That they may know that You, whose name alone is the Lord, Are the Most High over all the earth. Ps 83:17-18 NKJV+

 

3a2 The city of Damascus in Syria will be destroyed, and be uninhabited forever. This can happen before, after, or with the war of Ps 83; or maybe with the war of Gog.

*An oracle concerning Damascus. Behold, Damascus will cease to be a city and will become a heap of ruins. Isa 17:1 ESV+

 

We know the war of Ps 83 will be different than the war of Gog for 2 reasons. There are different countries involved. Who these countries might be now; see War of Ps 83 in 3.1; War of Gog in 3.12

 

Nations of the War of Ps 83:

*For they have conspired together with one mind; Against You they make a covenant: The tents of Edom and the Ishmaelites, Moab and the HagritesGebal and Ammon and Amalek, Philistia with the inhabitants of TyreAssyria also has joined with them; Ps 83:5-8 NASB+

 

Nations of the War of Gog:

*"Son of man, set your face against Gog, of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal, and prophesy against him, Eze 38:2 NKJV+

*Persia, Cush and Put will be with them, all with shields and helmets, also Gomer with all its troops, and Beth Togarmah from the far north with all its troops--the many nations with you. Eze 38:5-6 NIV+

 

The war of Ps 83 will be fought and won by our God using the Israeli army. As He helped Israel army win the war of Midian, helped them capture their leaders.

*Do to them as you did to Midian, as to Sisera and Jabin at the river Kishon, Ps 83:9 ESV+

*So they made war against Midian, just as the Lord had commanded Moses, and they killed every male. Nu 31:7 NASB+

*Make their nobles like Oreb and like Zeeb, Yes, all their princes like Zebah and Zalmunna, Ps 83:11 NKJV+

*They also captured two of the Midianite leaders, Oreb and Zeeb. They killed Oreb at the rock of Oreb, and Zeeb at the winepress of Zeeb. They pursued the Midianites and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon, who was by the Jordan. Jud 7:25 NIV+

 

After the War of Ps 83, all of the wars which Israel will win; will be fought and won supernaturally by our God. This includes the War of Gog, which will be fought and won by the supernaturally powers of our Heavenly Father. This includes the 2 prophets (witnesses) who will be given supernatural powers by our God to protect Israel during their 3 1/2 years. Jesus will supernaturally win all of the battles when He returns in all of His power, including Armageddon. And finally our Father will supernaturally defeat satan and all who come with him when he is turned loose after the 1,000 years.

*With pestilence and bloodshed I will enter into judgment with him, and I will rain upon him and his hordes and the many peoples who are with him torrential rains and hailstones, fire and sulfur. Eze 38:22 ESV+

 

3a3 After the border war of Ps 83, Israel will gain back the land originally given them by our Father.

*On that day the Lord made a covenant with Abram, saying, “To your offspring I give this land, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the river Euphrates,  the land of the Kenites, the Kenizzites, the Kadmonites, the Hittites, the Perizzites, the Rephaim, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Girgashites and the Jebusites.” Gen 15:18-21 ESV+

*If any of you are driven out to the farthest parts under heaven, from there the Lord your God will gather you, and from there He will bring you. Then the Lord your God will bring you to the land which your fathers possessed, and you shall possess it. He will prosper you and multiply you more than your fathers. Dt 30:4-5 NKJV+

 

3a4 There will be a period of years in which Israel will become rich and prosperous, the center of economic activity in this area. Without enemies on its borders, Israel will be slower to fortify the new land and cities it acquires. This will make it possible for other nations to plunder their wealth.

*and say, ‘I will go up against the land of unwalled villages. I will fall upon the quiet people who dwell securely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having no bars or gates,’ to seize spoil and carry off plunder, to turn your hand against the waste places that are now inhabited, and the people who were gathered from the nations, who have acquired livestock and goods, who dwell at the center of the earth. Eze 38:11-12 ESV+

*and said to him: "Run, tell that young man, 'Jerusalem will be a city without walls because of the great number of men and livestock in it. Zec 2:4 NIV+

 

3b. United States will lose its power

 

3b1 Daniel tells us there will be a 5th divided kingdom which will be made up of 10 nations, which will rule over the world. 10 toes symbolizes the 10 nations, which will come from the Roman empire (iron) and those who have intermixed with them (clay). Daniel began with the Kingdom he was living in, Babylon.  

*And as you saw the feet and toes, partly of potter’s clay and partly of iron, it shall be a divided kingdom, but some of the firmness of iron shall be in it, just as you saw iron mixed with the soft clay. And as the toes of the feet were partly iron and partly clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong and partly brittle. As you saw the iron mixed with soft clay, so they will mix with one another in marriage, but they will not hold together, just as iron does not mix with clay. Da 2:41-42 ESV+

 

3b2 Kingdom Daniel is living in: 1. Babylon – Head of Gold; 2. Medo/Persia – Arms, chest of silver; 3. Greece – Belly, thighs of bronze; 4. Roman – legs of iron; 5. One to come - the 10 divided kingdoms with feet of clay mixed with iron.

 

3b3 Jesus tells us there will be 7 kings who will rule over the world; 5 have fallen, the 6th is now ruling over Him (Rome Emperor). Then the 7th king will come with 10 divided kingdoms to rule over this world for a short time. Then the antichrist (beast) will become the 8th king over this same 10 divided kingdom, and rule over the world.

and they are seven kings; five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; and when he comes, he must remain a little while. "The beast which was and is not, is himself also an eighth and is one of the seven, and he goes to destruction. Rev 17:10-11 NASB+

 

3b4 For Jesus’ 7 kings and kingdoms to match Daniel’s kingdoms, we must add the 2 kingdoms before Daniel’s time.

Before Daniel’s kingdom we must add: 1. Egypt; 2. Assyria; then Daniel’s kingdoms of 3. Babylon; 4. Medo/Persia; 5. Greece; 6. Roman, which is now ruling over Jesus; 7. One to come the 10 divided kingdoms; 8. antichrist over the same 10 divided kingdoms    

 

3b5 A world power of the 10 divided nations will begin to come into power around this time, under the 7th king or leader. Whether the U.S. is part of this new power, or is no longer able to stand against this power we do not know. What we do know is no nation will help Israel in their upcoming war with Gog.

 

3c. War of Gog, Eze chap 38-39

 

3c1 The 6th seal will be the war with Gog, Eze chap 38-39. This war has to happen before the 7th bowl, before there are no mountains in Israel. For there are mountains in the battle of Gog. The wrath of God and the Lamb will be poured out against Gog, all nations and people who came with him.

6th seal - mountains

*Then the kings of the earth and the great ones and the generals and the rich and the powerful, and everyone, slave and free, hid themselves in the caves and among the rocks of the mountains, calling to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb, Rev 6:15-16 ESV+

War of Gog – mountains

*"I will call for a sword against him on all My mountains," declares the Lord God. "Every man's sword will be against his brother." With pestilence and with blood I will enter into judgment with him; and I will rain on him and on his troops, and on the many peoples who are with him, a torrential rain, with hailstones, fire and brimstone. Eze 38:21-22 NASB+

7th wrath/Armageddon – No mountains

*Every island fled away and the mountains could not be found. From the sky huge hailstones of about a hundred pounds each fell upon men. And they cursed God on account of the plague of hail, because the plague was so terrible. Rev 16:20-21

 

3c2 This war must happen at least 7 years before the earth is changed in the 7th bowl. Because it will take Israel 7 years to use up all of these weapons as fuel for their fires,

*"Then those who dwell in the cities of Israel will go out and set on fire and burn the weapons, both the shields and bucklers, the bows and arrows, the javelins and spears; and they will make fires with them for seven years. They will not take wood from the field nor cut down any from the forests, because they will make fires with the weapons; and they will plunder those who plundered them, and pillage those who pillaged them," says the Lord God. Eze 39:9-10 NKJV+

*The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell, and God remembered Babylon the great, to make her drain the cup of the wine of the fury of his wrath. Rev 16:19 ESV+

 

3c3 The war with Gog, Eze 38-39, the war to plunder, will be fought after Israel has been restored from the war of Ps 83. Probably include Russia, Turkey, Iran, Libya, Sudan, Afghanistan, Algeria, Ethiopia, Morocco, Pakistan, Somalia, Tunisia

*After many days you will be mustered. In the latter years you will go against the land that is restored from war, the land whose people were gathered from many peoples upon the mountains of Israel, which had been a continual waste. Its people were brought out from the peoples and now dwell securely, all of them. Eze 38:8 ESV+

*Then you will come from your place out of the far north, you and many peoples with you, all of them riding on horses, a great company and a mighty army.  Eze 38:15-16 NKJV+

 

3c4 No nation will help Israel in this war. This war with Gog will be won by our God alone, so all will know He is the only holy God.

*I will summon a sword against Gog on all my mountains, declares the Sovereign Lord. Every man's sword will be against his brother. I will execute judgment upon him with plague and bloodshed; I will pour down torrents of rain, hailstones and burning sulfur on him and on his troops and on the many nations with him. Eze 38:21-22 NIV+

*So I will make My holy name known in the midst of My people Israel, and I will not let them profane My holy name anymore. Then the nations shall know that I am the Lord, the Holy One in Israel. Eze 39:7 NKJV+

 

3c5 How much time there is between the end of this war and when the two witnesses come is probably very short. Whether Israel starts building the 3rd Temple in Jerusalem now, or waits to begin it when the witnesses come we do not know.    

 

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4. The 2,595 day (7 year, 45 day) time clock starts

 

4.1 1260 days will be given by our Father to the 2 witnesses, the 2 prophets. Jesus also given 1260 days to minister on earth. See Jesus born 5 B.C.

*And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.”  Rev 11:3 ESV+

 

4.2 1260 days likewise was given by our Father to the antichrist. 1260 days = 42months = time and times and half a time. The woman (Israel) was nourished for time and times and half a time, which was also referred to as the 1260 days she was taken care of.

*He shall speak pompous words against the Most High, Shall persecute the saints of the Most High, And shall intend to change times and law. Then the saints shall be given into his hand For a time and times and half a time. Da 7:25 NKJV+

*But the woman was given the two wings of the great eagle so that she might fly from the serpent into the wilderness, to the place where she is to be nourished for a time, and times, and half a time. Rev 12:14 ESV+

*The woman fled into the desert to a place prepared for her by God, where she might be taken care of for 1,260 days. Rev 12:6 NIV+

 

4.3 30 days God’s wrath – There are 1290 days after the antichrist’s reign begins, and he abolishes Israel’s sacrifices in the Temple at Jerusalem. The antichrist will reign for 1260 days. 1290- 1260 = 30 day period of God’s wrath.

*From the time that the regular sacrifice is abolished and the abomination of desolation is set up, there will be 1,290 days. Da 12:11 NASB+

 

4.4 45 days for Jesus to establish His Kingdom on earth – There are 1335 total days – 1290 = 45 left for Jesus to establish His kingdom on earth

*Blessed is he who waits and arrives at the 1,335 days. Da 12:12 ESV+

 

4.5 Or: 1260 + 1260 + 30 + 45 = 2595 Day Period

 

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4a. 1260 days of 2 witnesses: 7th seal, 1st- 5th Trumpets, 1st woe

 

4a1 The 7th seal begins with a brief silence in Heaven as the 2 witnesses are sent to bring Israel back to our God. A short respite as these 2 prophets are given control over Israel for 1260 days. There will be peace in Israel as the 2 prophets will have the power to kill any who comes against them, bring plagues against any nation who comes against Israel.

*When the Lamb broke the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour. Rev 8:1 NASB+

*And I will grant authority to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy for 1,260 days, clothed in sackcloth.”  Rev 11:3 ESV+

*And if anyone wants to harm them, fire flows out of their mouth and devours their enemies; so if anyone wants to harm them, he must be killed in this way. These have the power to shut up the sky, so that rain will not fall during the days of their prophesying; and they have power over the waters to turn them into blood, and to strike the earth with every plague, as often as they desire. Rev 11:5-6 NASB+

 

4a2 The 2 prophets will likely be Elijah and Enoch for they never died (though some think it will be Elijah and Moses).

*Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord. And he will turn The hearts of the fathers to the children, And the hearts of the children to their fathers, Lest I come and strike the earth with a curse." Mal 4:5-6 NKJV+

*By faith Enoch was taken away so that he did not see death, "and was not found, because God had taken him"; Heb 11:5 NKJV+

 

4a3 These 2 prophets will torment the world, be hated by it, for they will have power over what is done in Israel, what other nations can do to her. This will include many in Jerusalem, a city which will have become sexually impure like Sodom, and against our God like Egypt.

*And those who dwell on the earth will rejoice over them, make merry, and send gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who dwell on the earth. Rev 11:10 NKJV+

*Their bodies will lie in the street of the great city, which is figuratively called Sodom and Egypt, where also their Lord was crucified. Rev 11:8 NIV+

 

4a4 A third Temple will be built in Jerusalem just before the prophets come or when they come. It will be taken over and controlled by the antichrist during his 1,260 day reign.

*Then I was given a reed like a measuring rod. And the angel stood, saying, "Rise and measure the temple of God, the altar, and those who worship there. But leave out the court which is outside the temple, and do not measure it, for it has been given to the Gentiles. And they will tread the holy city underfoot for forty-two months. Rev 11:1-2 NKJV+

 

4a5 The 144,000 will be men from the tribes of Israel chosen by God to be evangelists (servants) to Israel, maybe all people. They will be protected by God through the 1st through 5th trumpets, the time of the 2 witnesses/prophets; and along with 2 witnesses/prophets try to bring Israel and maybe other Gentiles to God. See 4a24

*Then I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God. And he cried with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea, saying, "Do not harm the earth, the sea, or the trees till we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads." And I heard the number of those who were sealed. One hundred and forty-four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel were sealed: Rev 7:2-4 NKJV+

*They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads. Rev 9:4 ESV+

 

4a6 The 7th seal will roll into the 1st trumpet Rev 8:2 

The 1st- 4th trumpets will be events coming down from Heaven.

Number of trumpet, what happened.

1st – hail and fire, 1/3 earth burned up – Rev 8:7 

2nd – like mountain thrown in sea, 1/3 sea creatures and ships destroyed - Rev 8:8 

3rd – star fell on 1/3 rivers and springs, water became bitter, many died - Rev 8:10 

4th – 1/3 sun, moon, stars struck so turned dark, 1/3 day and night dark - Rev 8:12 

 

4a7 The 7th unknown king, the one who comes for a short period, will be in power over the 10 divided kingdoms as war breaks out in Heaven. He will be under the control of satan, the great dragon. 7th king under satan’s control has 7 diadems (earthly crowns) is over 7 nations, this is before the kings of 10 nations receive their crowns. See 3.5-3.9

*And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems. Rev 12:3 ESV

*And war broke out in heaven: Michael and his angels fought with the dragon; and the dragon and his angels fought, Rev 12:7 NKJV+

 

4a8 Babylon will be the city which satan will use to control the world at this time, will rule over the 7th king and his 10 kingdoms. Notice the 7th head does not have a mortal wound, the 10 horns do not have crowns. See 7.1

*And the angel said to me, "Why do you wonder? I will tell you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that carries her, which has the seven heads and the ten horns. Rev 17:7 NASB+

*The woman you saw is the great city that rules over the kings of the earth.Rev 17:18 NIV+

 

4a9 satan the great dragon will be hurled to the earth, when enough believers are killed, are martyred for their love for Jesus. This completes part of the 5th seal, the remainder will be completed when enough are martyred to destroy the antichrist.

*The great dragon was hurled down--that ancient serpent called the devil, or Satan, who leads the whole world astray. He was hurled to the earth, and his angels with him. Rev 12:9 NIV+

*And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. Rev 12:11 ESV+

*Therefore rejoice, you heavens and you who dwell in them! But woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil has gone down to you! He is filled with fury, because he knows that his time is short." Rev 12:12 NIV+

 

4a10 There will be 3 woes, one in each of the last three trumpets (5th, 6th, 7th).

*And I looked, and I heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, "Woe, woe, woe to the inhabitants of the earth, because of the remaining blasts of the trumpet of the three angels who are about to sound!" Rev 8:13

 

4a11 The 5th trumpet will bring a star which will fall from the sky to open the Abyss. Here star refers to an angelic being, whether an angel of God, or because he has fallen and has become a demon, it even could be referring to satan. This star will turn loose the demons from the Abyss for 5 months. They will torment, but cannot kill, all people who do not have the seal of God seal on their foreheads. The antichrist, a demon, may be let out of the Abyss at this time also.

*The fifth angel sounded his trumpet, and I saw a star that had fallen from the sky to the earth. The star was given the key to the shaft of the Abyss. Rev 9:1 NIV+

*And they were not given authority to kill them, but to torment them for five months. Their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man. In those days men will seek death and will not find it; they will desire to die, and death will flee from them. Rev 9:5-6 NKJV

*They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads. Rev 9:4 ESV+

 

4a12 The “angel of the Abyss” is either an angel of God, satan, or a demonic angel over Hades. He will lead the demons from the Abyss who are symbolically portrayed as locusts who sting like scorpions. They inflict physical pain, or maybe spiritual pain to sinners with no hope, who will not give up their will to God, or a combination of both. 

*They have as king over them, the angel of the abyss; his name in Hebrew is Abaddon, and in the Greek he has the name Apollyon. Rev 9:11 NASB+

*In appearance the locusts were like horses prepared for battle: on their heads were what looked like crowns of gold; their faces were like human faces, Rev 9:7 ESV+

*They had tails like scorpions, and there were stings in their tails. Their power was to hurt men five months. Rev 9:10 NKJV+

 

4a13 The 1st woe is completed - Rev 9:12 

 

4a14 The first angel will announce the hour of God’s judgment has come as the antichrist gains power in the world.

*saying with a loud voice, "Fear God and give glory to Him, for the hour of His judgment has come; and worship Him who made heaven and earth, the sea and springs of water." Rev 14:7 NKJV+

 

4a15 The 6th trumpet will happen as the antichrist comes into the world. The 4 angels who are bound at the Euphrates River are turned loose to   release a great army of 2 hundred million horsemen upon the world. And 1/3 of mankind will be killed. Since the 4 angels are bound they are probably demons (like those chained in the Abyss), though they might be angels. The Euphrates symbolizes the separation between God, Jerusalem; and satan, Babylon. A separation the antichrist will soon cross over as he begins gaining control of the world. Since the antichrist is coming in power, the army is probably the antichrist’s demons, or maybe his men. Yet it could be an army of angels.

*It said to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, "Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates." Rev 9:14 NIV+

*A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulfur that came out of their mouths. The power of the horses was in their mouths and in their tails; for their tails were like snakes, having heads with which they inflict injury. Rev 9:18-19 NIV+

*Now the number of the army of the horsemen was two hundred million; I heard the number of them. 

 

4a15 Yet none would repent.

*But the rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons, and idols of gold, silver, brass, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk. And they did not repent of their murders or their sorceries or their sexual immorality or their thefts. Rev 9:20-21 NKJV+ Sorceries came from the word pharmacy, drugs

 

4a16 The antichrist, who is a demon, will try to make the world believe he is Jesus. He will appear to come back from the dead by taking over a leader’s physical body which has been killed, maybe the 7th king’s. The antichrist will take over the leader’s resurrected body from the grave. All who are not believers, will be astonished, will think this is Jesus returning, will make the antichrist their leader, their god. See Heaven and Hell + 3.8

*One of the heads of the beast seemed to have had a fatal wound, but the fatal wound had been healed. The whole world was astonished and followed the beast. Rev 13:3 NIV+

*The beast, which you saw, once was, now is not, and will come up out of the Abyss and go to his destruction. The inhabitants of the earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the creation of the world will be astonished when they see the beast, because he once was, now is not, and yet will come. Rev 17:8 NIV+

 

4a17 The antichrist will come into power along with the 10 kings who will each rule over one of the 10 divided nations for a short time. They will hate Babylon, the prostitute, for they want all of the power for themselves. They will ruin and burn this city which has control over the earth at this time. See 7.1  

*The ten horns which you saw are ten kings who have received no kingdom as yet, but they receive authority for one hour as kings with the beast. Rev 17:12 NKJV+

*The beast and the ten horns you saw will hate the prostitute. They will bring her to ruin and leave her naked; they will eat her flesh and burn her with fire. Rev 17:16 NIV+

 

4a18 The second angel will announce that Babylon has fallen.

*A second angel followed and said, "Fallen! Fallen is Babylon the Great, which made all the nations drink the maddening wine of her adulteries."  Rev 14:8 NIV+

 

4a19 The antichrist after receiving the power and authority from all of the other 10 kings will be the only King. He will then come out of the sea, out of the people, to begin his reign. Notice he will have 7 heads one which has a mortal wound, and the 10 crowns from the other 10 horns 

*"These have one purpose, and they give their power and authority to the beast.  Rev 17:13 NASB+

*And I saw a beast rising out of the sea, with ten horns and seven heads, with ten diadems on its horns and blasphemous names on its heads. Rev 13:1 ESV+

One of the heads of the beast seemed to have had a fatal wound, but the fatal wound had been healed. The whole world was astonished and followed the beast. Rev 13:3 NIV+

 

4a20 After the antichrist’s victory over Babylon with the ten kings of the 10 divided nations. After these 10 kings had given him their power, and satan had given him his authority to the antichrist, all unbelievers will worship the beast. They will believe he is the most powerful god in the world, and no one will be able to wage war with him.

*they worshiped the dragon because he gave his authority to the beast; and they worshiped the beast, saying, "Who is like the beast, and who is able to wage war with him?" Rev 13:4 NASB+

 

4a21 Our Father will help the woman, who represents Israel, escape into the wilderness, where she will be kept for the 1,260 days of the antichrist’s rule. He will use symbolic words he used when He helped Israel escape from Egypt, on the wings of an eagle. They will probably live in the countries the antichrist will not be allowed to control, Edom and Moab.

But the woman was given the two wings of the great eagle so that she might fly from the serpent into the wilderness, to the place where she is to be nourished for a time, and times, and half a time. Rev 12:14 ESV+

*'You have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to Myself. Ex 19:4 NKJV+

*"He will also enter the Beautiful Land, and many countries will fall; but these will be rescued out of his hand: Edom, Moab and the foremost of the sons of Ammon. Da 11:41 NASB+

 

4a22 The falling away by the faithful begins, as the Prophets’ time comes to a close.

*Let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come unless the [falling away from the faith] comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, 2Thess 2:3 NASB+

 

4a23 Those who have heard of Christ, but have not yet accepted Him, will be condemned when the antichrist comes. Our Father will send them a powerful delusion, so they will believe the antichrist is god. They will become our enemies, and will help the antichrist kill us.

*and in every sort of evil that deceives those who are perishing. They perish because they refused to love the truth and so be saved. For this reason God sends them a powerful delusion so that they will believe the lie and so that all will be condemned who have not believed the truth but have delighted in wickedness. 2Thess 2:10-12 NIV+

*All who dwell on the earth will worship him, whose names have not been written in the Book of Life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. Rev 13:8 NKJV+

 

4a24 The 144,000 are men from the tribes of Israel (See 4a5) chosen by God to be evangelists (servants) to Israel, maybe all people. They will be protected by God through the 1st through 5th trumpets, the time of the 2 witnesses/prophets; and along with 2 witnesses/prophets try to bring Israel and maybe other Gentiles to God. 

*Then I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God. And he cried with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea, saying, "Do not harm the earth, the sea, or the trees till we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads." And I heard the number of those who were sealed. One hundred and forty-four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel were sealed: Rev 7:2-4 NKJV+

*They were told not to harm the grass of the earth or any green plant or any tree, but only those people who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads. Rev 9:4 ESV+

 

The 144,000 will be taken to Heaven without physically dying as firstfruits to God and Jesus (Lamb), for they are shown standing on Mountain Zion with our Father and Jesus name written on their foreheads. And they can sing a song no one else can sing for they are the firstfruits; the only believers at this time who have not physically died, yet have been physically resurrected to Heaven with glorified bodies.

*Then I looked, and behold, the Lamb was standing on Mount Zion, and with Him one hundred and forty-four thousand, having His name and the name of His Father written on their foreheads. Rev 14:1 NASB+

*and they were singing a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and before the elders. No one could learn that song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth. It is these who have not defiled themselves with women, for they are virgins. It is these who follow the Lamb wherever he goes. These have been redeemed from mankind as firstfruits for God and the Lamb, Rev 14:3-4 ESV+

 

Note: The 2 witnesses/prophets from the 7th seal will be the firstfruits, the first believers who physically die, have their soul and spirits taken to Heaven; then have their bodies resurrected and glorified, reunited with their spiritual being, and taken to Heaven to live with God forever. The 144,000 do not die, are the firstfruits of those who will be alive on earth when Jesus returns, and be given glorified bodies and taken to Heaven, to be with Jesus forever. Notice both firstfruits offerings are men from Israel; for it will always be first for the Jew, then the Gentile.

*There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile; but glory, honor and peace for everyone who does good: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. Ro 2:9-10 NIV+

 

4a25 The third angel warns the world on the coming judgment against all who take the mark of the antichrist, for his time has come. Yet there will be a blessing for who die in the Lord from now on. When the correct number of believers is killed, it will complete the 5th seal.

* And another angel, a third, followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and its image and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand, he also will drink the wine of God’s wrath, poured full strength into the cup of his anger, and he will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. Rev 14:9-10 ESV+

*If anyone is to be taken captive, to captivity he goes; if anyone is to be slain with the sword, with the sword must he be slain.
Here is a call for the endurance and faith of the saints.
Rev 13:10 ESV

*And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them." Rev 14:13 NASB+

 

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4b. 1260 days of antichrist’s (beast): 6th Trumpet, 2nd woe

 

4b1 For 1260 days our Father will give the antichrist physical power over all of the earth, all who live on the earth (except part of Israel [the woman], Edom and Moab where Israel will live - Da 11:41). This has never happened before, is why this is the great tribulation. 

*The beast was given a mouth to utter proud words and blasphemies and to exercise his authority for forty-two months. Rev 13:5 NIV+

*It was also given to him to make war with the saints and to overcome them, and authority over every tribe and people and tongue and nation was given to him. Rev 13:7 NASB+

 

4b2 satan will give the antichrist, his power, throne, and great authority over the earth. We now have a different king ruling over the earth and its heavens. Adam to satan to antichrist

*Now the beast which I saw was like a leopard, his feet were like the feet of a bear, and his mouth like the mouth of a lion. The dragon gave him his power, his throne, and great authority. Rev 13:2 NKJV+

 

4b3 Paul tells us believers will know when the antichrist has started his reign, for he will proclaim to be god in the Temple of God. The Day of the Lord, the day He gathers us to Heaven, will not come until the antichrist reveals himself in the Temple. Many will not be prepared if the antichrist comes first, and be deceived by his power, magic, and charm into believing he is Jesus. Always remember Jesus will gather us up to Him, and instantly give us eternal glorified bodies.

*not to be soon shaken in mind or troubled, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as if from us, as though the day of Christ had come. Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God. 2Thess 2:3-4 NKJV+

 

4b4 There is a third demon, working together with satan and the antichrist. He will also come up out of the earth, either from the abyss or the world. He will take over an evil man’s physical body. The false prophet will come quietly like a lamb trying to impersonate the Holy Spirit, and will deceive many into believing the antichrist is the Messiah.

*Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb and he spoke as a dragon. Rev 13:11-12 NASB+

*Then I saw another beast rising out of the earth. It had two horns like a lamb and it spoke like a dragon. It exercises all the authority of the first beast in its presence, and makes the earth and its inhabitants worship the first beast, whose mortal wound was healed. Rev 13:11-12 RSV+

 

4b6 The antichrist will kill the 2 prophets, Enoch and Elijah, for when he is given power, their time will be over. They will be the first after Jesus to be physically resurrected to Heaven. It will always be first for the Jew and then the Gentile. The Ark of the Covenant was seen in Heaven for our God has completed His promise to Israel.

*When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up out of the abyss will make war with them, and overcome them and kill them. Rev 11:7 NASB+

*And they heard a loud voice from heaven saying to them, "Come up here." Then they went up into heaven in the cloud, and their enemies watched them. Rev 11:12 NASB+

*There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile; but glory, honor and peace for everyone who does good: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile. Ro 2:9-10 NIV+

*And there was opened the temple of God that is in heaven; and there was seen in his temple the ark of his covenant; Rev 11:ptn19 ASV

 

4b7 2nd woe is completed.

*The second woe is past. Behold, the third woe is coming quickly. Rev 11:14 NKJV+

 

4b8 The beast will kill all believers who do not take the mark of the beast. He will use modern technology to force everyone to have his mark before they can buy or sell anything. Thus indirectly killing believers for they will not be able to get food or earn money. 

*He was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that it could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed. Rev 13:15 NIV+

*and that no one may buy or sell except one who has the mark or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Rev 13:17 NKJV+

 

4b9 The antichrist will rule for 1260 days, killing countless believers, for this is the great tribulation believers have to face. Our Father will give the antichrist physical power over the earth; He will not bring any of His tribulation, seals, trumpets, during his 1260 days. As the antichrist’s time ran out, John was shown those who had overcome satan, whose soul and spirit were in Heaven with our God.

*And I saw what appeared to be a sea of glass mingled with fire—and also those who had conquered the beast and its image and the number of its name, standing beside the sea of glass with harps of God in their hands. Rev 15:2 ESV+ Sea of glass refers to Heaven Rev 4:6

*I saw thrones on which were seated those who had been given authority to judge. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony for Jesus and because of the word of God. They had not worshiped the beast or his image and had not received his mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ a thousand years. Rev 20:4 NIV+

John was able to see the foreheads of the souls of those beheaded, maybe saw scars on their necks to indicate they had been beheaded.

 

4b10 The 7 Thunders are canceled. We must remember God gave satan through the antichrist the ability to physically rule over this world for 3½ years. This was established in front of His angelic Council or Court in Heaven, as a set time, a law, which the court was to administer. The antichrist will appeal to the Heavenly Court for more time, but they will take away his power at the set time that God gave him; 3½ years. 

*He will speak against the Most High and oppress his saints and try to change the set times and the laws. The saints will be handed over to him for a time, times and half a time. "'But the court will sit, and his power will be taken away and completely destroyed forever. Da 7:25-26 NIV+ Time = 1year + times = 2years + half a time = ½ year or total of 3½ years

 

God will keep His Word; give the antichrist his promised 3½ years to rule. Yet because of the mass killing of believers (remember the woman, the elect of Israel will be protected through the time of the antichrist; Rev 12:6) our Father will end our tribulation early. So there will be believers on the earth when Jesus returns in the clouds to gather us up to Him and take us to Heaven.

*And except those days had been shortened, no flesh would have been saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened. Matt 24:22 ASV

*And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over them? I tell you, he will give justice to them speedily. Nevertheless, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” Lk 18:7-8 ESV+

 

It could also be for those of Israel, a few Gentiles, to keep them physically alive so they can call on the Lord when He comes in power and are saved; so they can repopulate the earth.

*And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved. For in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said, and among the survivors shall be those whom the Lord calls. Joel 2:32 ESV+

 

Our Father will shorten His tribulation by canceling the 7 thunders; the next 7 tribulations which would have come upon the earth after the 6th trumpet, after the rule of the antichrist is over; but before the 7th trumpet, when all believers are gathered up to the clouds to be with Jesus forever.

*Now when the seven thunders uttered their voices, I was about to write; but I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, "Seal up the things which the seven thunders uttered, and do not write them." Rev 10:4 NKJV+

*but that in the days of the trumpet call to be sounded by the seventh angel, the mystery of God would be fulfilled, just as he announced to his servants the prophets.  Rev 10:7 ESV+

 

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4c. 7th trumpet, Jesus gathers us, 1st- 7th bowls, 3rd woe

 

4c1 The 7th trumpet sounds, the antichrist’s time is over, and the mystery of God’s plan of salvation will now be fulfilled. The kingdom of the world will become the Kingdom of the Lord and of Christ once more. The antichrist will have no more power over believers who are still alive on earth. Jesus can take them home to Heaven. 

*but that in the days of the trumpet call to be sounded by the seventh angel, the mystery of God would be fulfilled, just as he announced to his servants the prophets. Rev 10:7 ESV+

*Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.” Rev 11:15 ESV+

 

4c2 Jesus will return in the clouds, to gather believers to Him. He will be wearing a golden crown on His head, a victory wreath of gold, for He has overcome death and satan for all believers.

*Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and sitting on the cloud was one like [the] son of man, having a golden crown on His head and a sharp sickle in His hand. And another angel came out of the temple, crying out with a loud voice to Him who sat on the cloud, "Put in your sickle and reap, for the hour to reap has come, because the harvest of the earth is ripe." Then He who sat on the cloud swung His sickle over the earth, and the earth was reaped. Rev 14:14-16 NASB+

 

4c3 Jesus will descend from Heaven, with all the believers (saints), the eternal spiritual beings (souls+spirits) of those already living in Heaven with Him. And with the voice of an archangel, and the trumpet of God, He will raise our dead physical bodies from the grave. On earth only the children of God will likewise hear our Savior Lord calling out to us, as we are caught up in the clouds to meet Him.

*For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus. 1Thess 4:14 NKJV+

*For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord. 1Thess 4:16-17 NASB+

 

4c4 All believers who have died, whose spiritual beings (souls+spirits) are in Heaven, will have their dead physical beings (mind+body) rise, be resurrected as perfect, holy, eternal physical beings. These perfect physical beings will be caught up in the clouds to be reunited with their eternal spiritual beings coming down from Heaven, making each a perfect, holy, eternal person, with a glorified body like Jesus.

Then all believers who still are alive on the earth will likewise have our physical being (mind+body) changed. In the “twinkling of an eye,” we will be given a perfect, holy, eternal, glorified body like Jesus; for our holy, eternal, spiritual being to live in. As we are “caught up” into the air, the clouds to be with Jesus. And then He will take all believers with glorified bodies to Heaven to be with Him forever.

*Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed-- in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.  For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality. 1Co 15:51-53 NIV+

*who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body. Phil 3:21 NIV+

 

4c5 The Day of Trumpets, Tishri 1 (Sept-Oct), was an old Covenant holy convocation of blowing of trumpets. This symbolized the blowing of the trumpets when will Jesus return for us. For the 7th angel will blow the trumpet, the trumpet of God will sound, and all believers will be changed, be gathered to our Savior in the clouds.

*Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, "Speak to the children of Israel, saying: 'In the seventh month, on the first day of the month, you shall have a sabbath-rest, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, a holy convocation. Lev 23:24 NKJV+

 

4c6 This is the first general resurrection of dead physical bodies from the grave. It includes all believers up to this time, including those who have come out of the great wrath. Unbelievers from the beginning of mankind until now, plus all believers and unbelievers from Christ’s 1,000 year reign on earth, will not have their dead bodies resurrected until the White Throne Judgment. That will happen after the 1,000 years are over and be the 2nd resurrection, the resurrection of judgment. 

*Then I saw thrones, and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them. And I saw the souls of those who had been beheaded because of their testimony of Jesus and because of the word of God, and those who had not worshiped the beast or his image, and had not received the mark on their forehead and on their hand; and they came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years. The rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were completed. This is the first resurrection. Rev 20:4-5 NASB+

*and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment. Jn 5:29 ESV+

 

4c7 We will be part of the first resurrection; the second resurrection of judgment, its second death, will have no power over us.  

*Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for a thousand years. Rev 20:6 ESV+

*Then Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death. Rev 20:14 NKJV+

 

4c8 Jesus will reward us, judge what we have done on earth out of our love for him. This will determine our blessings in Heaven, where we will sit at His wedding supper. This will happen as the wrath of God, the 7 bowls are poured out on the earth.

*For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done. Matt 16:27 ESV+

*each man's work will become evident; for the day will show it because it is to be revealed with fire, and the fire itself will test the quality of each man's work. If any man's work which he has built on it remains, he will receive a rewardIf any man's work is burned up, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire. 1Co 3:13-15 NASB+

 

4c9 We, as brothers and sister of Jesus, are blessed to be invited to His wedding celebration, as we come into the New Jerusalem, make it our home. 

*"Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready." Rev 19:7 NASB+

*Then the angel said to me, "Write: 'Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb!'" And he added, "These are the true words of God." Rev 19:9 NIV+

*And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. Rev 21:2 ESV+

 

4c10 We will eat the Supper our Savior has desired to eat with us, after the earth has become His Kingdom, and we are taken to be with Him.

*And he said to them, “I have earnestly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer. For I tell you I will not eat it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.” And he took a cup, and when he had given thanks he said, “Take this, and divide it among yourselves.  For I tell you that from now on I will not drink of the fruit of the vine until the kingdom of God comes.”  Lk 22:15-18 ESV+

*"I say to you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven; Matt 8:11 NASB+

 

4c11 Our home is now in Heaven, the New Jerusalem, where we will live in glorified bodies like our Savior forever.

*But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body. Phil 3:20-21 NIV+

 

4c12 Our God will never live in a house, a temple made by man, but will live with us in the New Jerusalem, where He is the Temple. 

*"The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by hands. Ac 17:24 NIV+

*And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, "Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them, Rev 21:3 NASB+

*But I saw no temple in it, for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple. The city had no need of the sun or of the moon to shine in it, for the glory of God illuminated it. The Lamb is its light. Rev 21:22-23 NKJV+

 

4c13 We have come to live with our Father, where Jesus has prepared a place for us to dwell.

*"In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. "If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also. Jn 14:2-3 NASB+

 

4d. 30 Days of God’s wrath

 

4d1 The 7 bowls will begin after we have been taken to Heaven, it will finish the wrath of God.

*Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and amazing, seven angels with seven plagues, which are the last, for with them the wrath of God is finished. Rev 15:1 ESV+

1st bowl – sores on any who bore mark of beast - Rev 16:2

2nd bowl – everything in sea died - Rev 16:3

3rd bowl – rivers and springs turned to blood, - Rev 16:4

4th bowl – sun scorches people, none would repent - Rev 16:8

 

4d2 The 5th bowl was poured out on the throne of the beast. This could only happen after His time was up, for until now our Father had given him physical dominion over the earth, could not pour His wrath upon the antichrist until his 1260 days were up. Yet no one would repent. Even at this time our Father would forgive anyone who would repent, make them His children. 

The fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and its kingdom was plunged into darkness. People gnawed their tongues in anguish and cursed the God of heaven for their pain and sores. They did not repent of their deeds. Rev 16:10-11 ESV+

 

4d3 6th bowl – the Euphrates River will dry up so troops from the east can come against Israel. As 3 demons; one from the mouth of satan, another from the mouth of the antichrist, and the third from the false prophet go out to bring kings from all nations to battle at Armageddon.

*Then the sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up, so that the way of the kings from the east might be prepared. Rev 16:12 NKJV+

*And I saw coming out of the mouth of the dragon and out of the mouth of the beast and out of the mouth of the false prophet, three unclean spirits like frogs; for they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the whole world, to gather them together for the war of the great day of God, the Almighty. Rev 16:13-14 NASB+

*And they gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew, Armageddon. Rev 16:16 NKJV+

 

4d4 7th bowl – ends the world as we know it. There will be lightning and the greatest earthquake ever. Every island will flee, and no mountains will be found. Large 100 pound hailstones will fall down on the people. - Rev 16:17-21 

*The seventh angel poured out his bowl into the air, and out of the temple came a loud voice from the throne, saying, "It is done!" Then there came flashes of lightning, rumblings, peals of thunder and a severe earthquake. No earthquake like it has ever occurred since man has been on earth, so tremendous was the quake. Rev 16:17-18 NIV+

*And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found. And huge hailstones , about one hundred pounds each, came down from heaven upon men; and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, because its plague was extremely severe. Rev 16:20-21 NASB+

 

4d5 Jerusalem will be split in 3 parts and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon or probably the symbolic Babylon will have the fierce wrath of God poured out on her. This could be the previous Babylon which will be ruined by the antichrist (4a 13 paragraph), yet people may have come back to live there. Along with the many demons, who will make this their dwelling place. Or it could be another city, another symbolic Babylon which has become powerful during the antichrist’s reign.  See 7. Babylon below

*Now the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And great Babylon was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of His wrath. Rev 16:19 NKJV+

*And he called out with a mighty voice, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place for demons, a haunt for every unclean spirit, a haunt for every unclean bird, a haunt for every unclean and detestable beast. Rev 18:2 ESV+

 

4d6 The last of the 3 woes, the 7 bowls are finished.

 

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4e. 45 Days Jesus comes in power, establishes His Kingdom, new heavens and earth

 

4e1 Then Jesus will return in all of His power, with all the armies of Heaven, to rule over His Kingdom on earth for 1,000 days. Adam to satan to antichrist to Jesus forever

*But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall be falling from heaven, and the powers that are in the heavens shall be shaken. And then shall they see the Son of man coming in clouds with great power and glory. Mk 13:24-26 ASV

*He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God. And the armies in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, followed Him on white horses. Rev 19:13-14 NKJV+

 

4e2 Jesus will come to the Mount of Olives, to begin different battles and judgments. These will include the battles at Jerusalem, Armageddon, and the judgment at Jehoshaphat.

*On that day his feet shall stand on the Mount of Olives that lies before Jerusalem on the east, and the Mount of Olives shall be split in two from east to west by a very wide valley, so that one half of the Mount shall move northward, and the other half southward. Zech 14:4 ESV+

*And they gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew, Armageddon. Rev 16:16 NKJV+

*I will gather all the nations And bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat. Then I will enter into judgment with them there On behalf of My people and My inheritance, Israel, Whom they have scattered among the nations; And they have divided up My land. Joel 3:2 NASB+

 

4e3 Jesus will defeat all the nations who have come out to fight Him, with the sword from His mouth, His words. And He becomes King on earth. The birds will be called to eat those who were killed. 

*And I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in mid heaven, Come and be gathered together unto the great supper of God; that ye 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 thereon, and the flesh of all men, both free and bond, and small and great.

*And the rest were slain by the sword that came from the mouth of him who was sitting on the horse, and all the birds were gorged with their flesh. Rev 19:21 ESV+

 

4e4 The angel gather’s the wicked of the earth for the winepress of wrath, which Jesus treads outside of Jerusalem. This may refer to Christ’s judgment at Jehoshaphat above. The blood which came out of the winepress will be as high as horses’ bridles for 200 miles. Note furlong is 660’ x 1600 furlongs = 1,056,000’ /5280’ = 200 miles   

*So the angel thrust his sickle into the earth and gathered the vine of the earth, and threw it into the great winepress of the wrath of God. Rev 14:19 NKJV+

*From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the wine press of the fierce wrath of God, the Almighty. And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, "KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS." Rev 19:15-16 NASB+

*And the winepress was trampled outside the city, and blood came out of the winepress, up to the horses' bridles, for one thousand six hundred furlongs. Rev 14:20 NKJV+

 

4e5 The antichrist (beast), also known as the beast, and the false prophet will be the first to be thrown into the Lake of Fire. They will be thrown in alive, within the physical bodies of the evil men they controlled, into a fire which burns forever. And the devil (satan) will be bound up for 1,000 years, where he can bother no one.

*And the beast was captured, and with it the false prophet who in its presence had done the signs by which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped its image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur. Rev 19:20 ESV+

*And he laid hold of the dragon, the serpent of old, who is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years; Rev 20:2 NASB+

 

4e6 Jesus establishes His new Kingdom on earth with those who survive (they will remain mortal people in His Kingdom) including:

 

4e7 The Jewish elect (tribes Judah and Benjamin), represented by the woman, will be included. Those who were kept safe by our Heavenly Father through the antichrist’s reign. Includes other tribes and Gentiles living with them Isa 45:25   

*and the woman fled into the wilderness, where she has a place prepared by God, in which she is to be nourished for 1,260 days. Rev 12:6 ESV+

*For out of Jerusalem will come a remnant, and out of Mount Zion a band of survivors. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. 2Ki 19:31 NIV+

 

4e8 It will also include many from the 10 lost tribes of Israel. For Paul tells us after all the Gentiles have filled up Heaven, all Israel will be saved. This will include many descendants from different continents, countries, and nations, especially the areas which had little exposure to the Gospel.

*I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in. And so all Israel will be saved, as it is written: "The deliverer will come from Zion; he will turn godlessness away from Jacob. Ro 11:25-26 NIV+

*And it shall come to pass in all the land," Says the Lord, "That two-thirds in it shall be cut off and die, But one-third shall be left in it: I will bring the one-third through the fire, Will refine them as silver is refined, And test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, And I will answer them. I will say, 'This is My people'; And each one will say, 'The Lord is my God.' "  Zech 13:7-9 NKJV+

 

4e9 It will include all who called on the name of the Lord, whether just before or after the Lord comes in all of His power. There will also be many among the survivors whom the Lord will call.

*And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved. For in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said, and among the survivors shall be those whom the Lord calls. Joel 2:32 ESV+

 

4e10 It will include Gentiles (Eze 56:8) who attacked Jerusalem; yet have surrender their will to Him, and they will go up to the Feast of Tabernacles (booths) each year.

*Then the survivors from all the nations that have attacked Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship the King, the Lord Almighty, and to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles. If any of the peoples of the earth do not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, the Lord Almighty, they will have no rain. Zech 14:16-17 NIV+

 

4e11 It will also include many survivors in different nations, who have not heard about how great our God is, or seen His glory. Some, who survived at Jerusalem, will be sent out to proclaim our Father’s glory to them, bring them to worship at His holy mountain in Jerusalem. Though the Gospel will be proclaimed in all nations before the end, it does not mean all have heard of our God’s fame or glory.

*"I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations--to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers), to Tubal and Greece, and to the distant islands that have not heard of my fame or seen my glory. They will proclaim my glory among the nations. Isa 66:19 NIV+

*And they will bring all your brothers, from all the nations, to my holy mountain in Jerusalem as an offering to the Lord--on horses, in chariots and wagons, and on mules and camels," says the Lord. "They will bring them, as the Israelites bring their grain offerings, to the temple of the Lord in ceremonially clean vessels. And I will select some of them also to be priests and Levites," says the Lord. Isa 66:20-21 NIV+

 

4e12 This will include many from Egypt and Assyria, who will come to the new Temple in Jerusalem to worship. A new highway will be built for them for this trip.

*In that day there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria, and the Assyrian will come into Egypt and the Egyptian into Assyria, and the Egyptians will serve with the Assyrians. In that day Israel will be one of three with Egypt and Assyria--a blessing in the midst of the land, whom the Lord of hosts shall bless, saying, "Blessed is Egypt My people, and Assyria the work of My hands, and Israel My inheritance." Isa 19:23-25 NKJV+

 

4e13 We do not know exactly when our Father is going to pour out His Spirit on Israel. When He will open their eyes so they may see, open their ears so they may hear. This may happen to some before Jesus returns; but it is possible this does not happen to all of Israel until they accept Jesus when He returns. Then the elect, all 12 tribes, who call on Jesus, will be saved.

*as it is written: "God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes so that they could not see and ears so that they could not hear, to this very day." Ro 11:8 NIV+

*I do not want you to be ignorant of this mystery, brothers, so that you may not be conceited: Israel has experienced a hardening in part until the full number of the Gentiles has come in. And so all Israel will be saved, as it is written: "The deliverer will come from Zion; he will turn godlessness away from Jacob. Ro 11:25-26 NIV+

*"I will put My Spirit within you and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you will be careful to observe My ordinances. "You will live in the land that I gave to your forefathers; so you will be My people, and I will be your God. Eze 36:27-28 NASB+

 

4e14 Our Father will make new heavens, around a new earth for Christ’s Kingdom to live on. He will also make a new Temple at Jerusalem, for the water flowing through the Temple of Eze 47:1-12 can only be made by our Heavenly Father.

*"For behold, I create new heavens and a new earth; And the former things will not be remembered or come to mind. Isa 65:17 NASB+

*It shall come to pass in the latter days that the mountain of the house of the Lord shall be established as the highest of the mountains, and shall be lifted up above the hills; and all the nations shall flow to it, Isa 2:2 ESV+

 

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5. 1,000 years of Christ’s earthly Kingdom

 

5.1 Jesus will become King and reign over His new earth Kingdom for a 1,000 years.

*And the Lord shall be King over all the earth. In that day it shall be-- "The Lord is one," And His name one.  Zech 14:9-10 NKJV+

 

5.2 This will not be Heaven, there will still be sin, and our Father will punish those who sin. Though people will live to an old age, 100, they will still physically die, their bodies will turn to dust. Believers’ eternal spiritual beings (soul + spirit) will go to Heaven (not the New Jerusalem), while the sinners’ spiritual beings (soul + spirit) shall be accursed, sent to Hades.

*If any of the peoples of the earth do not go up to worship the King, the Lord Almighty, they will have no rain. Zech 14:16-17 NIV+

*This shall be the punishment of Egypt and the punishment of all the nations that do not come up to keep the Feast of Tabernacles. Zech 14:19 NKJV+

*For the child shall die one hundred years old, But the sinner being one hundred years old shall be accursed. Isa 65:20 NKJV+

 

5.3 But it will be joyful place to live, with Jesus ruling over us from Jerusalem. There will be no sorrow, no danger and we shall build secure houses to live in, and have abundant food to eat.

*I will rejoice in Jerusalem, And joy in My people; The voice of weeping shall no longer be heard in her, Nor the voice of crying. "No more shall an infant from there live but a few days, Nor an old man who has not fulfilled his days; Isa 65:19 NKJV+

*They shall build houses and inhabit them; They shall plant vineyards and eat their fruit. They shall not build and another inhabit; They shall not plant and another eat; For as the days of a tree, so shall be the days of My people, And My elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands. Isa 65:21-22 NKJV+

*They shall not labor in vain or bear children for calamity, for they shall be the offspring of the blessed of the Lord, and their descendants with them. Before they call I will answer; while they are yet speaking I will hear. Isa 65:23-24 ESV+

*The wolf and the lamb shall graze together; the lion shall eat straw like the ox, and dust shall be the serpent’s food. They shall not hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain,  Isa 65:24-25 ESV+

 

5.4 All believers who have been given eternal glorified bodies, will never die, but live with our God forever. We will all be priests to our God, and given different duties to do. Some might have duties in the New Jerusalem, others may come down to earth in glorified bodies to do our work and then return home. Remembering mortal men will also be chosen to be priests and Levites at the Temple in Jerusalem.

*Blessed and holy is the one who has a part in the first resurrection; over these the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with Him for a thousand years. Rev 20:6 NASB+

*and He has made us to be a kingdom, priests to His God and Father—to Him be the glory and the dominion forever and ever. Amen. Rev 1:6 NASB+

*And I will also take some of them for priests and Levites," says the Lord. Isa 66:21 NKJV+ Mortal men in Christ’s Kingdom

 

5.5 We know some of us with glorified bodies, will help Jesus judge those who will come into and live in His regenerated earthly Kingdom, as well as angels.

*And Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel. Matt 19:28 NASB+

*Do you not know that the saints will judge the world. And if you are to judge the world, are you not competent to judge trivial cases?  1Co 6:2 NIV+

*that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel. Lk 22:30 ESV+

*Do you not know that we shall judge angels? How much more, things that pertain to this life? 1Co 6:3 NKJV+

 

5.6 After the 1,000 years, satan will be set free, will once again bring nations, including Gog and Magog, to fight against the saints at Jerusalem one last time. This will be the last battle which will ever happen. It will end quickly, when our God sends down fire to devour them. And satan will be thrown into the Lake of Fire, the same place the beast and false prophet had been thrown.

*Now when the thousand years have expired, Satan will be released from his prison and will go out to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle, whose number is as the sand of the sea. Rev 20:7-8 NKJV+

*And they came up on the broad plain of the earth and surrounded the camp of the saints and the beloved city, and fire came down from heaven and devoured them. Rev 20:9 NASB+

*And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night for ever and ever. Rev 20:10 NIV+

 

5.7 Then the second resurrection will take place at the great White Throne judgment of our Heavenly Father. Heaven and earth will flee away, will be no more, so we do not know where this judgment will take place. But all the dead were judged according to their works.

*Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away. And there was found no place for them. Rev 20:11 NKJV+

*And I saw the dead, small and great, standing before God, and books were opened. And another book was opened, which is the Book of Life. And the dead were judged according to their works, by the things which were written in the books. Rev 20:12 NKJV+

*And the sea gave up the dead who were in it, Death and Hades gave up the dead who were in them, and they were judged, each one of them, according to what they had doneRev 20:13 ESV+

 

5.8 All believers will have their name written in the “book of life,” will come eternally into the New Jerusalem, to be with our God, to be with us. This will include all who became believers after the first resurrection, whether now living on earth, or those who have died. The dead will have their eternal spiritual being, their soul and spirit, brought down from Heaven. Their spiritual being will be reunited with their physical being; which will be resurrected from the grave, be made eternally alive and glorified. And all who are in Christ, who are still physically alive on earth, will be given an eternal glorified body. These believers will come into the New Jerusalem.

*and nothing unclean, and no one who practices abomination and lying, shall ever come into it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb's book of life. Rev 21:27 NASB+

 

5.9 Then the unbelievers who have died from the beginning of the world, until the time of the White Throne Judgment, will be judged. The dead will have their eternal spiritual being, their soul and spirit, brought up from Hades. It will be reunited with their physical body, which will be resurrected from the grave, and be made eternally alive, though it will remain sinful. Then all unbelievers who are still physically alive on earth, will likewise be given an eternal, though sinful, physical body. And they will be thrown into Hell, the Lake of Fire.

*And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. Rev 20:14-15 ESV+

*Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. And if anyone’s name was not found written in the book of life, he was thrown into the lake of fire. Rev 20:14-15 ESV+

*And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. But rather fear Him who is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. Matt 10:28 NKJV+

 

5.10 All of satan’s angels (demons), any demonic spiritual being on earth, or locked away in chains of gloomy darkness in the Abyss, will also be judged, and thrown into the eternal Lake of Fire.

*And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great dayJude 1:6 ESV+

*“Then he will say to those on his left, ‘Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels. Matt 25:41 ESV+

 

5.11 We do not know exactly where the Lake of Fire is, for Heaven and earth will have passed away. Except that it will not be in our presence, only in the presence of Jesus and His angels.

*Then I saw a great white throne and Him who sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away. And there was found no place for them. Rev 20:11 NKJV+

*he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed in full strength in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. "And the smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever; they have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name." Rev 14:10-11 NASB+

 

5.12 As all believers come into our Father’s Kingdom, the last Old Covenant symbolic feast for believers, the Feast of Tabernacles or Booths will have been finished. And all believers with glorified bodies will always be with our God, will live with Him forever, in a place Jesus has prepared for us.

*Then everyone who survives of all the nations that have come against Jerusalem shall go up year after year to worship the King, the Lord of hosts, and to keep the Feast of Booths. Zech 14:16

*In My Father's house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. Jn 14:2-3 NKJV+

 

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6. New Heaven and Earth for all eternity

 

Our Father will create a new heaven and earth which will never pass away. And the New Jerusalem where believers are living, will come down and be part of them. Together with all believers from the White Throne Judgment we will live and worship in the New Jerusalem with our God forever.

*Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was no more sea. Rev 21:1 NKJV+

*By its light will the nations walk, and the kings of the earth will bring their glory into it, and its gates will never be shut by day—and there will be no night there. They will bring into it the glory and the honor of the nations. But nothing unclean will ever enter it, nor anyone who does what is detestable or false, but only those who are written in the Lamb’s book of life. Rev 21:22-27 ESV+

 

Read Rev chap 21+22 to see how great it will be, greater than our human understanding.

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7. 666 – 777 - Babylon

 

6th seal: satan through Gog, comes after Israel, in the war of Gog 

6th trumpet: antichrist is given power over the world, over the saints

6th bowl: satan, the antichrist, and the false prophet, gather armies to come after Israel at Armageddon

666 the antichrist = perfect evil

 

7th seal: our Father has defeated Gog, silence in Heaven for the 2 prophets will protect Israel, bring her back to God

7th trumpet: Jesus returns in the clouds, takes all believers to Heaven, defeating death and satan

7th bowl: Father’s judgment is complete, Jesus defeats satan, the antichrist, the false prophet, reigns as King over earth

777 Our God: Our Father, His Son Jesus, and the Holy Spirit = perfect holiness

 

7.1 Babylon: We do not know which city this refers to, it is probably symbolic, and will be revealed to us at the proper time.

Some still think this original city might return to power towards the time the antichrist comes. Yet it was prophesied that the original city of Babylon would never be inhabited again Isa 13:19-20.

Others think Babylon is a symbolic city including:

Rome, for Peter calls Rome Babylon 1Pe 5:13 

New York or Washington D.C.  now; maybe another city which reigns over the Kings of earth later on Rev 17:18  

Brussels – or other cities to come which will house those trying to make a one world government

City satan and his demons make their home when they are thrown from Heaven

 

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8. Brief Timeline from verses above

Unknown to Ps 83 war might be combined in War of Gog below

Unknown to War of Gog

Uknown to 2 prophets/witnesses

 

Then 2595 days:

We will not know the day or hour the 2595 days begins or ends (Matt 24:36), but we will know the season (Matt 24:32-33). For the 3½ year, 42 month, 1260 day periods of both the 2 prophets/witnesses and the antichrist are special; will not match up with the Jewish calendar.

 

1260 days: 2 prophets/witnesses come

1260 days: antichrist/beast rules

End of 1260 days: Jesus returns clouds, gathers believers, gives us glorified bodies; takes us to Heaven

30 days: God’s wrath on all sinners who remain on earth, includes antichrist (beast)/false prophet

45 days: war Armageddon, satan bound 1,000 yrs, Jesus establishes Kingdom, heavens, earth made new

 

Then 1,000 years: Christ’s Kingdom on earth 

 

After 1,000 years: satan freed, his army destroyed, he is thrown into lake of Fire

 

White Throne Judgment: eternal new heaven and earth, New Jerusalem becomes part of them

 

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