STUDY OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION – CHAPTER 19 Part 15 – The Challenges of the Church: The Need for Encouragement and Exhortation
Study of the book of Revelation • Chapter 19: 1-3 - Celebration in Heaven over the beginning of the end of the presence of Sin! • The chapter opens with celebration along with those who are celebrating that they have vindicated in chapter 18:20 • This multitude consists of the heavenly host: angels, cherubim's, seraphim's.
Study of the book of Revelation • Verse 4 – The twenty-four elders are a representation of the raptured church. While the four living creatures are representative of the active power of God. Everything that is bows down before God! • Verse 5 – God does not desire praise He expects it!
Study of the book of Revelation • Verse 6 through 8 The number that no man could number from chapter 7:9 • Verse 9 – The fourth of seven beatitudes (pronouncement of blessing) (1:3;14:13; 16:15;[19:9];20:6;22:9, 14) signifying the importance of the Marriage supper of the LAMB!
Study of the book of Revelation • Verse 10 – John is shown the importance of perspective between the instruments (persons, angels, or beings) used by God and GOD HIMSELF AS IT RELATES TO RESPECT AND WORSHIP!
Study of the book of Revelation • Verse 11-16 – The LAMB is now the WARRIOR soon to become the JUDGE! • Verse 17, 18 – THE SUPPER OF GOD IS NOT THE MARRIAGE SUPPER OF THE LAMB! • The Supper of the LAMB is for the redeemed Saints of God; The Supper of GOD is for the condemned who refuse to repent or accept Christ as Lord and Savior.
Study of the book of Revelation • Verse 19 through 20 the final destruction of the “Beast” and many of its followers who have deceived the nations and would think that they could defeat Christ Himself!