Revelation 21-22

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Having carried his description of Satan’s destiny and the resurrection of unbelievers to their conclusions in chapter 20, John now returns to the beginning of the Millennium to describe the new home of the Church in chapter 21 and the new Earth in chapter 22. We know this because the phrase “new heaven and new earth” also appears in Isaiah 65:17 at the beginning of a passage describing Israel during the Millennium.

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Revelation 19-20

This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The Great Tribulation has ended, Babylon has been destroyed, and Planet Earth is ready to receive her King. All that remains is the capture of that unholy trinity that’s caused all the devastation and the annihilation of their army. It sounds like a big job, but with the Lord personally directing events it won’t take long at all.

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Revelation 17-18

This entry is part 14 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

With the conclusion of the bowl judgments we’re right at the end of the Great Tribulation. Now we’ll back up a little and get the detail on Babylon’s Destruction. Remember the verse from Rev. 16:19? God remembered Babylon the Great and gave her the cup filled with the wine of the fury of his wrath. Well, chapters 17-18 will give us the blow-by-blow. Almost since the beginning of time, the story of man on Earth has been the Tale of Two Cities, Babylon the city of man, and Jerusalem the City of God. It’s no coincidence that the final days of the Age of Man are taken up with a battle involving these two cities. Continue reading…

Revelation 15-16

This entry is part 13 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The time of the Bowl Judgments is upon us. The full fury of God’s Wrath, begun in chapter 6, is coming. It’s been building in stages to give all those who will, the opportunity to seek and find Him before it’s too late. But now the climax is at hand. Upon the completion of the Bowl Judgments, God’s righteous requirement for judgment upon those who have rejected His earnest and unceasing pleas for reconciliation will have been satisfied. At long last Planet Earth will be ready to receive Her King, and enjoy the peace He alone can bring.

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Revelation 13 – 14

This entry is part 12 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The Great Tribulation is about to begin on Earth. The Temple will soon be made desolate. When that happens, the Jewish remnant will heed the Lord’s call from Matt. 24:15-16 and flee to a place of supernatural protection as we saw in Rev. 12. When they do, Satan’s target of opportunity will become the so-called Tribulation Saints, those who’ve come to faith in the Lord after the Rapture.

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Revelation 11:15-12:17

This entry is part 11 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

At the end of our last installment in the Book of Revelation, I promised to tell you where in Israel the next Temple will be located. So let’s get started with a little review.

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Revelation 10-11:14

This entry is part 10 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

We take a break from the Trumpet Judgments now to give the world its final warnings before the Great Tribulation begins. These are the Seven Thunders and the Two Witnesses that God will send to Israel to warn His people to “get right” with Him while there’s still time.  Remember, after the end of the Battle of Ezekiel 38-39, God will have brought every living Jew to Israel, leaving none behind (Ezek. 39:28).

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Revelation 8-9

This entry is part 9 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

The first cycle of judgments is ending. The 144,000 have been commissioned and a huge group of martyrs has arrived in Heaven. In many places on Earth war rages unchecked, with its attendant famine and pestilence, and yet in other places peace still prevails. Those lucky enough to enjoy it are fooled into thinking that soon the rest of the world will settle down too, and it’ll be business as usual. Since the anti-Christ has not yet been revealed as Satan’s man for Planet Earth, many still see him as a talented world leader doing his best to restore order, and despite the unprecedented death tolls and all the missing people, they still give him high ratings.

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Revelation 7

This entry is part 8 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Between the 6th and 7th seals there’s a pause where two important events take place, one on Earth and the other in Heaven. Both involve the disposition of a group of God’s people, but neither one is the Church. It won’t be mentioned again until the end of chapter 17.

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Revelation 6

This entry is part 7 of 16 in the series Revelation

A Bible Study by Jack Kelley

Now I watched when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, “Come!” and I looked, and behold, a white horse! And its rider had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he came out conquering, and to conquer. (Rev 6:1-2)

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