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1 Woman Clothed With The Sun Messages from Patmos for Today! Revelation Seminars 18

2 1.From a study of Revelation 12 identify the characteristics of God’s New Testament church. 2.Reflect on the experience of God’s people through the centuries. 3.Identify the characteristics of God’s last day people – and consider our relationship to them. objectives Revelation Seminars 18 Woman Clothed With The Sun

3 Q1 At the beginning of this vision, what appeared before John? Revelation 12:1 A A woman Q2 What are the characteristics of the woman of this vision? Revelation 12:1 A Clothed with the sun Standing upon the moon Upon her head a crown of 12 stars Revelation Seminars 18

4 Revelation Seminars 18 A pure woman … Clothed with the sun Standing upon the moon Upon her head a crown of 12 stars

5 Revelation Seminars 18 We see her in 3 experiences … 1.Expecting a Son 2.In the desert 3.As the ‘remnant’!

6 1. The Woman — Expecting a Son Q3 John saw the woman, God's people, at a particular time. What were God's people earnestly longing for and expecting? Revelation 12:2 A The arrival of a child Q4 Who was the child? Revelation 12:5 A Jesus Revelation Seminars 18

7 1. The Woman — Expecting a Son Q5 After seeing the people of God waiting for the arrival of the Messiah, what was John then shown? Revelation 12:3 A The dragon Q6 Who is represented by the dragon? Revelation 12:9 A Satan – the devil Revelation Seminars 18

8 1. The Woman — Expecting a Son Q7 How is the dragon Satan portrayed? Revelation 12:3,4 A 1. a red dragon 2. with seven heads 3. ten horns 4. seven crowns 5. his tail swept 1/3 of stars from sky to earth. Revelation Seminars 18

9 1. The Woman — Expecting a Son Q8 What did Satan attempt to do to Jesus as soon as He was born? Revelation 12:4 A Devour Him Q9 By His death and resurrection, Jesus Christ defeated Satan and cast him down. (Read Revelation 12:7-12.) How do believers overcome Satan the accuser? Revelation 12:10,11 A 1. By the blood of the Lamb 2. By the word of their testimony 3. By their willingness to die rather than sin Revelation Seminars 18

10 1. The Woman — Expecting a Son Q10 Because of His defeat, what does Satan now realize? Revelation 12:12 A His time is short – or his time is up! Revelation Seminars 18

11 2. The Woman — in the Desert Q11 After the triumphant ascension of Jesus to heaven, who did Satan attack? Revelation 12:5, 6, 13, 14 A The woman Q12 Where did the followers of Jesus go to escape Satan's attacks? Revelation 12:6,14 A The desert Revelation Seminars 18

12 2. The Woman — in the Desert Q13 How long was this attack to last? Revelation 12:6,14 A 1. Revelation 12: days 2. Revelation 12:14 3 ½ times Q14 Initially, what did Satan's attack involve? Revelation 12:13 A Persecution Q15 What did Satan do next? Revelation 12:15 A Tried to sweep them away in a flood Revelation Seminars 18

13 2. The Woman — in the Desert Q16 In what way are God's true people helped? Revelation 12:16 A By the ‘earth’ The Reformation The Radical Reformation The Advent Movement Revelation Seminars 18

14 3. The Woman — The Remnant Q17 Who suffers Satan's malicious attacks at the end of time? Revelation 12:17 A The rest of the woman’s offspring (remnant) Q18 How are God's people at the end of time identified? Revelation 12:17 A 1. They obey God’s commandments 2. They hold to the testimony of Jesus Revelation Seminars 18

15 3. The Woman — The Remnant Q17 What two powers does Satan enlist for his final attack upon obedient believers? Revelation 12:17; 13:1,2,11 A 1. The beast out of the sea 2. The beast out of the earth God's people stand for those things that Satan hates: the scriptures the Saviour the standard the Sabbath the Spirit the second coming of Jesus Revelation Seminars 18

16 Q true or false 1.The woman clothed with the sun is a symbol of God’s people. 2.The child of Revelation 12:5 is Jesus Christ. 3.The earth/desert is a symbol of where God’s people find refuge. 4.The water is a symbol of multitudes of evil people. Q yes/no/not sure 5. Do you acknowledge the claims of Jesus Christ upon your life, and do you choose to stand with God’s called out people in these last days? Revelation Seminars 18 quiz

17 My Response... Q How do you think you would have reacted if you had been living in the time of the early Christians or Reformers? Do you think you would have chosen to be a Christian—or a Reformer? What do you think it will mean for you to stand with God's called out people in these last days? A Revelation Seminars 18 NewChurchLife Resource –

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