Revelation 16:12; Revelation 17:1-2, 15-18 In the Old Testament, the Euphrates was a critical means of support for Israel’s enemies, Assyria and Babylon. The river flowed through Babylon and was important to the city because it nourished crops and provided water for people. Babylon could not survive without the Euphrates Revelation 17:1 describes end-time Babylon … Continue reading Understanding the 6th plague: Drying up of the Euphrates River 🤓
Revelation 15:1 Before Christ comes, everyone would have already made their choice either for God or for Babylon. However, before the end, the destructive winds of Satan’s fury that have been restrained ( Rev. 7:1–3) will be unleashed, followed by the seven last plagues. Read Revelation 15:1 along with Exodus 7–11. How are the Egyptian … Continue reading Understanding the Seven Last Plagues 📖
Jude 1:7; Revelation 14:9-11 In contrast to God’s faithful people, Revelation 14:9, 10 warns about the fate of those who face God’s wrath for worshiping the beast and his image, and for receiving his mark on their forehead and hand (all explained in previous notes). In the Old Testament, the outpouring of God’s wrath is … Continue reading The Third Angel’s Message 🗣🗣🗣 Also, does hellfire burn forever? 🔥
Isaiah 21:9; Revelation 14:8; 18:2 The second angel’s message announces the fall, or apostasy, of Babylon and identifies it as a false religious system. In Revelation 17:5, “Babylon is said to be ‘the mother of harlots.’ By her daughters must be symbolized churches that cling to her doctrines and traditions, and follow her example of … Continue reading The Second Angel’s Message 🗣🗣 and Babylon’s intoxicating wine. 🍷
Revelation 14:7 Revelation shows that the central issues in the last crisis of earth’s history will be worship and obedience to God, as revealed in keeping His commandments ( Rev. 14:12). The people of the world will fall into two groups: those who fear and worship God, and those who fear and worship the beast.Review … Continue reading The First Angel’s Message: Part 2 🗣
Ecclesiastes 12:13-14; Revelation 14:7 Read Revelation 14:7 along with Ecclesiastes 12:13, 14. What does it mean to “fear God”? How does the concept of fearing God relate to the gospel, and what does the gospel have to do with keeping God’s commandments? (See also Rom. 7:7–13.) What is the connection between fearing God and glorifying … Continue reading The First Angel’s Message: Part 1 🗣
Matthew 24:14; Revelation 14:6 Just before the end, God sends His warning messages, symbolically portrayed in terms of three vocal angels flying in the sky. The Greek word for angel (angelos) means “messenger.” Evidence from Revelation suggests that the three angels stand for God’s people who are entrusted with the end-time message to share with … Continue reading The Three Angels’ Messages 🗣🗣🗣
Revelation 13:16-18 Revelation shows that the Sabbath will be a sign of obedience at the end of history. We have to remember, however, that a person’s observance of Sunday now does not itself mean that he or she has the mark of the beast. Sunday keeping will become “the mark of the beast” only when, … Continue reading Has anyone already received the mark of the beast? NO!
Rev 13:16-18? Revelation 13 indicates that the lamb-like beast will have the leading role in the final crisis. This world power will establish a global system in an attempt to control the beliefs of people. This system will mirror medieval Christianity under papal control. Read Revelation 13:16, 17 along with Deuteronomy 6:4–8. What does putting … Continue reading What is the Mark 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?