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Seals, Trumps & Bowls
The Harlot Babylon
2nd beast of Rev 13
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Revelation chapter 12 through 14 are a time-line which brings us from the birth of Jesus until He reaps His harvest, followed by the battle of Armageddon in the last verse of chapter 14
WHEN DID SALVATION COME ON THE EARTH? Your answer has to be....when Jesus was crucified and resurrected.
came through the death and resurrection of Christ. So if salvation
come, then Satan
would no longer have a place in Heaven. His place was accusing the
people of the earth before God. Read Job for reference. Jesus' blood
covers the sins of the believers, so satan is without a job in heaven
Rev 12: 10 continues and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.11; And they overcame him because of the blood of the Lamb and because of the word of their testimony, and they did not love their life even when faced with death.
He was defeated by the blood of the Lamb when salvation came to the world. There was no longer a place found for him. Is there ever another event in history, or yet to come, that will bring salvation to man? NO.
want to say that salvation finally comes at the time of the last 7
years, or last 3 1/2 years, and that is when satan is cast out. Is
this when salvation finally comes to the world? In the midst of the
last 7 years? I think not. If so then no one was saved for these last
almost 2000 years.
Rev 12: 12 For this reason,
rejoice, O heavens and you who dwell in them. Woe to the earth and the
sea, because the devil has come down to you, having great wrath,
knowing that he has only a short time. 13;
And when the dragon saw that he was thrown down to the earth, he
persecuted the woman who gave birth to the male child.
Satan only had a short time to deceives the Jews. So when he saw he was cast down to the earth he was intent on persecuting the woman. But the woman was being protected by God from satan as we see in the next verse.
.Rev :14; But the two wings of the great eagle were given to the woman, so that she could fly into the wilderness to her place, where she was nourished for a time and times and half a time, from the presence of the serpent.
This of course is symbolism, which we need to remember, the wings represent God's protection until her time is up.
time, times and half time would be the amount of time the Jews had
left of the 490 year in Daniel' 9 prophecy after the Resurrection of
Jesus. She is being fed, by means of the apostles, testifying
of His Son's resurrection, and the New Covenant being offered
to all who would believe. When the time for the Jewish nation
was up (490 years) they sealed their fate by killing Stephen, the
apostle of the Lord. I set
a “time” as one Hebrew year of 354 days in a year, times
3, plus a half. So 1239 days. Why I do this is because in Dan 7 and
Daniel 12 a Time, times, a half time is the time when the end days
beast is given authority to act, and in Rev 13 the authority to act
is 42 months or 42 new moon cycles, so both of these times are 1239
days long. I am not saying this time, times and half time in Rev 12
are that same 42 months given over to the beast. I am just saying
that a time, times and half time can only mean one amount of time and
it has to be consistent throughout.
Rev 12:15; And the
serpent poured water like a river out of his mouth after the woman, so
that he might cause her to be swept away with the flood.
:16 But the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened its mouth and drank up the river which the dragon poured out of his mouth.
This represents the destruction of 70 AD. Satan had hopes of totally destroying the woman but the earth swallowed the water saving the woman. God shortens this time. I believe this took place when those survivors where carried into the nations of the earth.
The woman is a harlot at this time or her Holy city wouldn't have been destroyed.
Rev 12: 17 So the dragon was enraged with the woman, and went off to make war with the rest of her children, who keep the commandments of God and hold to the testimony of Jesus.
Satan then begins an
earnest persecution of the church.
Rev 12:18 and 13:1 And the dragon stood on the shore of the sea.
Satan watches as his beast for the end days comes up out of the sea.
But there is another place we hear of this woman, Israel, in John's visions
The Harlot riding the Beast
The key to understanding this woman comes from understanding what country she symbolically represents.
Rev 17: 1
will show you the judgment of the great harlot that sits on many
The angel is only making a reference here to a woman that John saw sitting on many waters, or many nations, and peoples, and tongues. John is NOT seeing the woman on the water in this part of his vision but is going to be shown what God will use to bring judgment on her for her acts of Harlotry against Him.
In verse 15, the angel says, "And the water that you saw". So we know that even though the angel is just making reference to to the woman in this part of the revelation given to John we know that John saw the water for himself at some point in his visions.
We have to go back through the visions to find out where John saw this water where the woman sat.
The only place John saw a woman and water was in chapter 12.
might not have remembered, but John remembers. He doesn't even
question this reference the angel makes to the woman sitting on the
water. So at some point the water that the dragon poured out to sweep
her away, caused her to look as if she were sitting in or on the
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