Category: Book – Group 2
In Revelation 14 the 144,000 are first pictured triumphant with Jesus “the Lamb” and then their Message to the World is given. The “First Angel’s Message” announces that the “Hour of His Judgment has come”, the Second that “Babylon is fallen” and the Third Angel’s Message warns against the Mark of the Beast and presents those who keep the commandments of God and the Faith of Jesus.
Revelation 15 pictures the “Close of Probation” when everyone on earth will have decided for or against the Gospel. The Faithful on the Sea of Glass Worship God while 7 Angels come out of the Temple to pour out the Wrath of God on those who have rejected the Gospel and are Persecuting the Faithful.
In Revelation 16 God protects His people by pouring out the Seven Last Plagues, which dry up the “River Euphrates” and prepare the way for the “Kings from the East. The Dragon, the Beast and the False Prophet prepare for the Battle of Armageddon but they are defeated in the Fall of Babylon.
Revelation 20 the Millennium begins when Satan is chained in the Bottomless Pit and the Righteous Dead are raised in the First Resurrection. At the end of the Millennium the Rest of the Dead are raised (Gog and Magog)and will face the Great White Throne judgment and the Lake of Fire (Hell).