Studies in Prophecy

The Book of Revelation 18:21

Posted by on Aug 15, 2015 in Prophecy

A Great Millstone

And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all. (Rev. 18:21 KJV)

A mighty angel casts a millstone into the sea to show that Babylon will soon be destroyed. This fulfills what was foretold in Jeremiah.

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The Book of Revelation 18:20

Posted by on Jul 11, 2015 in Prophecy


20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her. (Rev. 18:20 KJV)

We are taken from an earthly lament to a heavenly celebration. All those in heaven including the apostles and prophets rejoice because God has avenged them of Babylon. They rejoice over the destruction of Babylon’s humanistic government and ungodly commerce.

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The Book of Revelation 18:17-19

Posted by on Jun 6, 2015 in Prophecy

Riches Come to Nought

“17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,

18 And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!

19 And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas, that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.” (Rev. 18:17-19 KJV)

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The Book of Revelation 18:11-16

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Prophecy

The Merchants Weep

11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:

12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

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The Book of Revelation 18:9-10

Posted by on Mar 21, 2015 in Prophecy

Lament for Her

“9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.” (Rev 18:9-10 KJV)

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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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