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Revelation #30 Revelation 18: 1-24 End Times: The Fall of Babylon

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Revelation #30 Revelation 18: 1-24 End Times: The Fall of Babylon

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  Revelation #30 Revelation 18: 1-24 End Times: The Fall of Babylon   We’ve been told that Babylon has come to its end.  Revelation 14:8 reveals Babylon has fallen.  Revelation 16:9 reveals the great city lies in ruins.  Revelation 17 depicts the Beast devouring Babylon.  Babylon represents the entirety of culture that is opposed to God.  Her downfall happens in the 7 th event. John’s original readers would understand that this is a reference to Rome and all that Roman culture represents. For believers, it is the center of evil.  In chapter 18 John sees details of Babylon’s destruction. As we explore this chapter, we once again need to be reminded that if we go looking in the pages of history for the fall of Rome, or if we assume that sometime in the future the city of Rome is going to be devastated, we are missing the meaning of John’s words. For the Kingdom to be Consummated everything and everyone that is not aligned with God is removed. In the End, anti-Christ culture will cease t

Revelation #29 Revelation 17: 6b-18 Babylon and the Beast

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Revelation #29 Revelation 17: 6b-18 Babylon and the Beast

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Revelation #29 Revelation 17: 6b-18 Babylon and the Beast

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  Revelation #29  Revelation 17: 6b-18 Babylon and the Beast     In our last teaching, John has seen a beautiful woman, dressed in finery, dripping with jewels, and arrayed in splendor, but on closer examination, John sees that the woman is sitting upon the beast and is drunk on the blood of believers.   The following verses are very difficult to understand.  There are a lot of opinions as to how to interpret them.  There is a great temptation to just skip the rest of the chapter, this is because what is written is confusing.  We are going to try to muddle through.  There is a particular approach we are going to take in trying to figure out what exactly John is revealing.  First, what is written is symbolic, figurative, and metaphorical language, it is not to be understood literally.  Second, some of the abstract language is fairly simple but some is not, therefore we will not try to identify historical figures or empires that might fit John’s description. Scholars have tried and there

Revelation #28 Rev 16:17-21 & Revelation 17:6-8 (MSG) End Times: Yet Another Vision of Victory

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  Revelation #28 Rev 16:17-21 & Revelation  17:6-8 (MSG)   End Times: Yet Another Vision of Victory Click Here