As varied as perfume brands are, so is the endless list of Churches. 🤷🏾♂️ I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who’s ever wondered if this was really Jesus’ plan for His Church when He returned to heaven. 🤔 To understand this, I looked at ths history of the Church since the first century. This is mirrored in the prophecy of the four horsemen in Revelation 6. I’ll give a simple summary and you can study it further in your leisure time.
Come out of her “My people” 🗣🗣🗣
Revelation 18:4 Before the full moral collapse of Babylon, a voice from heaven urges God’s people still in Babylon to “ ‘Come out of her, my people’ ” ( Rev. 18:4). Basically, there are many worshipers of God who are still in Babylon for various reasons. God uses His end-time church (NB: God always has … Continue reading Come out of her “My people” 🗣🗣🗣
What is the image of the beast?
Rev 13:12-15 By working miracles, the lamblike beast will convince many that its words are true despite not being in full harmony with Scripture. “Through the agency of spiritualism, miracles will be wrought, the sick will be healed, and many undeniable wonders will be performed.” —Ellen G. White, The Great Controversy, p. 588. These miracles … Continue reading What is the image of the beast?
What does the Bible say about activities of the sea beast? 🤔
Daniel 7:24-25; 2 Thessalonians 2:2-12; Revelation 13:5-8 Revelation 13:5 specifies a time period of persecution which I explained in a previous note. The 42 months of the beast’s activities is the same time period as the 1,260 days/years of the persecution of the woman/church in Revelation 12:6, 14. (A prophetic “day” symbolizes a year [ … Continue reading What does the Bible say about activities of the sea beast? 🤔
What is the “beast from the sea”? 🐉
John watches as a monstrous beast rises out of the sea. While a beast represents a political power, the description of the sea beast points to a political power that has religion as a dominant characteristic. The sea symbolizes the largely populated area of Europe out of which the sea beast rises to power after the downfall of the Roman Empire (Rev. 17:15).