The Book of Revelation 18:7-8

Posted by on Feb 28, 2015 in Prophecy

Glorified Herself

7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.

8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.” (Rev 18:7-8 KJV)

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The Book of Revelation 18:5-6

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Prophecy

Reached Unto Heaven

“5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.” (Rev 18:5-6 KJV)

The sins and destruction that Babylon causes are so terrible that God will reward her double for her deeds. This comes from her lifestyle and the way she treats others.

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The Book of Revelation 18:4

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in Prophecy

Be Not Partakers

And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues. (Rev 18:4 KJV)

God will still call people to Him during this time. He will call them to come out of Babylon and not take part in her sins. If they refuse to come out, they will be stricken with the plagues that are about to be poured out on Babylon. These are people that have not taken the mark.

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The Book of Revelation 18:2-3

Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Prophecy

Babylon the Great

“2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.” (Rev 18:2-3 KJV)

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The Book of Revelation 18:1

Posted by on Nov 13, 2014 in Prophecy

Babylon is Fallen

“And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.

2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.” (Rev 18:1-3 KJV)

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The Book of Revelation 17:7-8

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in Prophecy

From the Foundation of the World

7 And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.

8 The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.” (Rev 17:7-8 KJV)

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The Book of Revelation 17:6

Posted by on Oct 5, 2014 in Prophecy

The Blood of the Saints

And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration. (Rev 17:6 KJV)

The woman is drunken with the blood of the saints and of the martyrs of Jesus is symbolic of the great persecution that the tribulation saints will endure. They will be persecuted to the point that they will gives their lives for their faith. They will be martyrs for following Jesus.

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The Book of Revelation 17:5

Posted by on Sep 27, 2014 in Prophecy

Babylon the Great

“And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.” (Rev 17:5 KJV)

The name Babylon comes from Babel, which means confusion. Babel is the mother of the sin of false religion, rebellion, sorcery, and astrology.

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The Book of Revelation 17:4

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Prophecy

Golden Cup

“And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:” (Rev 17:4 KJV)

The woman is arrayed as if she were royalty- from her clothes to the cup she holds. Even though she and the golden cup that she holds is beautiful to behold, the cup shows what is in her heart- abominable sin. This shows the spiritual condition of the world and the false religion that it follows.

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The Book of Revelation 17:3

Posted by on Sep 7, 2014 in Prophecy

Scarlet Coloured Beast

“So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.” (Rev 17:3 KJV)

The best is the political system of Babylon. The world religious system is supported by the political system. The seven heads are the seven kings seen in verse 10. They represent seven kingdoms. The ten horns are seen in verse 12. They are the ten kings that do not as yet have a kingdom. They will rule with the best for a short while.

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The Book of Revelation 17:2

Posted by on Aug 24, 2014 in Prophecy

The Wine of Her Fornication

“With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.” (Rev 17:2 KJV)

To be drunk with the wine of her fornication is to be partaker’s of her political and religious system. The kings of the earth will enter into a partnership with the political, social, and economic system of Babylon that the antichrist will control. This gives the antichrist control over the world leaders.

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The Book of Revelation 17:1

Posted by on Aug 9, 2014 in Prophecy

The Great Whore

“And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:” (Rev 17:1 KJV)

The Bible uses spiritual adultery to represent apostasy and unfaithfulness to God. The great whore represents the adulterous state of Babylon and false religion.

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