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ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out. l 1 ST bowl l On the earth—and those who worship the beast l 2 nd bowl l On the sea—killing everything in it.

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1 ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out

2 l 1 ST bowl l On the earth—and those who worship the beast l 2 nd bowl l On the sea—killing everything in it

3 ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out l 3 rd Bowl l On rivers—makes them bitter—hurt those who have shed the blood of saints l 4 th Bowl l On sun—makes it hot— people blaspheme

4 ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out

5 l Natural disasters will weaken the Roman Empire l These plagues hurt those who worship the beast. Since that is the Roman Empire, this is not about the end of time.

6 ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out l 5 th Bowl l Throne of the Beast is Darkened l The corruption from the leader of the Roman Empire will bring destruction

7 ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out

8 l 6 th Bowl l Dries up the Euphrates River to allow kings (armies) to come. l Suggests the outside attacks that will destroy Rome.

9 ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out l Attacks by the Goths, Visigoths, Vandals, and Huns were major factors in the fall of Rome. l Rome came to its final end about 475 AD

10 ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out l The first six bowls, then, predict the downfall of the persecutor the Roman Empire by three means: l Natural Disasters l Internal Decay l Outside Attack

11 Interlude l A dragon, a 7-headed beast, and a beast with two horns like a lamb (false prophet) send frogs out of their mouths to l Gather kings to Armageddon

12 Interlude l Satan and his allies see the forces of God at work l They decide to resist l This is symbolized by their gathering Rome’s forces at a place where great O.T. battles were fought.

13 ACT II 7 Bowls Poured Out l 7 TH Bowl l Satan’s resistance does no good. The 7 th angels pours his bowl and a voice comes saying l It is done. It is all over.

14 Summation of Revelation Story 1. Church is persecuted and martyrs ask “How long until God brings the persecutor down. 2. God replies that it will be a while for more are to be martyred for the cause.

15 Summation of Revelation Story 3. God warns the persecutor who only starts a more intense persecution for The Roman Empire and Cult of Emperor Worship are Satan’s tools.

16 Summation of Revelation Story 4. After this persecution (about 200 years), God brings down the persecutor by natural disaster, the effects of its own corruption, and by outside attacks.

17 ACT II Prostitute l In chapter 17, the prostitute is introduced. She is 17:18 a great city 17:2 leads in immorality

18 ACT II The Prostitute

19 ACT II Prostitute 17:3 sits on the beast 17:4 is richly clothed

20 ACT II Prostitute 17:6 leads in heavy persecution of the church. l The Prostitute is l The city of Rome

21 ACT II Prostitute 19:2 Great joy in heaven because God has judged her and avenged the blood of the saints

22 ACT II Prostitute l Remember 6:9-11 l How long until you judge and avenge our blood?

23 ACT II Rider on White Horse l The rider on a white horse has: eyes like a flame of fire a robe dipped in blood is called Word of God from his mouth a sword

24 ACT II Rider on White Horse

25 is King of Kings and Lord of Lords. l Who is this rider? l Christ l Who follows behind? l Martyrs in linen robes

26 ACT II Rider on White Horse l What does the rider do? l Throws the beast and false prophet into the Lake of Fire.

27 ACT II Rider on White Horse

28 l So Satan’s two allies, the beast and false prophet, come to their final end. l Same point in the story as at the end of chapter 16 but give more detail. l Main story line is now complete


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