Satan has attacked gods status as creator with the lie of evolution, and he has prompted men to discard the fourth commandment that identifies god as the creator. The book of revelation chapter 2 verses 9 11 youtube. Revelation 9 new international version niv biblica. The bitter, nauseous plant known as wormwood apsinthos is used to represent troubles and calamities. Its important for us to know about the events that will. The name of the pit is given to the angel of the pit, by this figure, by which the abstract is put for the concrete. Revelation 9 bible commentary wesleys explanatory notes. The star was given the key to the shaft of the abyss. Watch our overview video on the book of revelation, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought.
They were wearing white robes and were holding palm branches in their hands. Hes just a mildmannered christian guy living in exile whenpow. These seals would be made of wax or clay, attached in such a way as to prevent the document from being opened without breaking the seal. The first element, the word of god, is straightforward. John was told to write down what he saw in a book and to send it to seven churches in the province of asia western asia minor. The fifth trumpet 11 they were ruled by a king, the angel of the abyss. Enduring word bible commentary revelation chapter 11. And early writers plainly refer this to the first great host of corrupters who overspread the christian church. Verse by verse commentary on revelation precept austin.
Revelation 11 the two witnesses 1 i was given a reed like a measuring rod and was told, go and measure the temple of god and the altar, with its worshipers. Four times the author identifies himself as john 1. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant john, 2 who testifies to eve rything he sawthat is, the word of god and the testimony of jesus christ. The third woe is occasioned by the dragon cast out of heaven. The lessons we can learn from the book of revelation. Revelation 9, new king james version nkjv the bible app. And the fifth angel sounded, and i saw a star far different from that mentioned, revelation 8. The men plunder the land and, carried away by greed, stay until the reinforced ranks of the cicones turn on them and attack. This book is gods open letter to us and contains critical information about our future. We have seen the imagery of the white robes many times in this book. God hits him with a doozy of a revelation hey, thats not a bad idea for a title.
The apocalypse, or revelation to john, the last book of the bible, is one of the most difficult to understand because it abounds in unfamiliar and extravagant symbolism, which at best appears unusual to the modern reader. The greek name, meaning destroyer, given in revelation 9. Christ had shown the meaning of the seven seals when he was on earth. Mar 17, 2017 the book of revelation from alpha to omega is like no other book you have ever read. Revelation 1, english standard version 2016 esv the. Jerome smith, the new treasury of scripture knowledge nashville, tn.
Dec 18, 2009 21 brief observations concerning revelation 6. The book, itself, states that its message is directed at the first century christians in asia minor, and that the events it describes would happen soon revelation 1. It is the truth, the inspired revelation of god, that we find today in the bible. Revelation 911 niv the fifth angel sounded his trumpet. Zondervan publishing house, 1966, 23 2 henry barclay swete, the apocalypse of st. It will make you want to love, hate, fight, and cryall at the same time. Book of revelation explained scripture by scripture. We observed in revelation 6 that the white robes picture conquering and. The macarthur new testament commentary chicago, il. Unravel the clues to a supernatural mystery and discover what will hap. And i will never blot out his name from the book of life, but i will confess his name before my father and his angels.
The book of revelation is johns record of that vision revelation 1. Hebrew more precisely, aramaic for destruction or ruin. There is no authority for connecting it with the destroyer alluded to in 1 corinthians 10. These demonic locusts have a king and advance like their natural counterparts they run like mighty men, they climb the wall like men of war. The first ten verses of revelation describe the first beast or the papacy in its rise to power. They have over them as king the angel of the abyss. Bullinger, commentary on revelation grand rapids, mi. We collect from scripture, that such errors were to try and prove the christians, 1 corinthians 11.
Each trumpet signals the coming of a new judgment on the people of earth. Est 11 072004 changed 01282020 this information is offered with the hope that you can come to know the lord personally. Revelation 11 commentary wesleys explanatory notes. And i saw the souls of those who had been beheaded for their witness to jesus and for the word of god. His name in hebrew is abaddon, and in greek it is apollyon. He sees christ in glory, whom he depicts in stock apocalyptic imagery rev 1. When the fifth angel blows his trumpet, the abyss, a great smoking pit, will open, and a horde of demonic locusts will rise out of it revelation 9. These two trumpets and the final trumpet, sounded in chapter 11, are sometimes called the woe trumpets. Wipf and stock publishers, 1998, 1906, 14 3 richard chenevix trench, commentary on the epistles to the seven churches in asia eugene, or.
Odysseus and his crew finally escape, having lost six men per ship. Revelation chapter 9 kjv king james version thapelo, indeed gen 1. This revelation was given to him by god the father, and it was communicated to the apostle john by an angel 1. In verse 14 the chronology resumes though for a short time, and we are told that the second woe is completed, awaiting the third and last woe. A series of visions, each one leading into the next. Two more angels appear to announce the judicial sentence of god on babylon and the inhabitants of the earth that give homage to the beast revelation 14. In our previous studies we have seen that revelation chapter 1. Revelation 9 is the ninth chapter of the book of revelation or the apocalypse of john in the new testament of the christian bible. It is a book that will take you through the full spectrum of your emotions. And the angel stood, saying, rise and measure the temple of god, the altar, and those who worship there.
Revelation 9 bible commentary matthew henry concise. Revelation in popular culture the book of revelation, the rapture and. The thought that god would be glorified revelation 11. It is the revelation of jesus christ to show his servants revelation 1. In turn, another angel, a third one appears to pronounce a. The second part, the things that are, revelation 2 and 3 and the third part, the things that shall be hereafter, revelation 422.
Later in our study chapter 11 and 16, we will look at trumpet 7. A revelation as i read, i had this amazing feeling, like the passage connected to my dream. Revelation chapter 15 1 and i looked, and, lo, a lamb stood on the mount sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his fathers name written in their foreheads. Then, immediately, john saw a second beast in vision and i beheld another beast coming up out of the earth. Reluctantly, odysseus tells the phaeacians the sorry tale of his wanderings.
They had as king over them the angel of the abyss, whose name in hebrew is abaddon and in greek is apollyon that is, destroyer. Times of tribulation revelation 6 11 seven seals 5th and 6th seals day of wrath. Early tradition unanimously identified him as john the apostle, author of the fourth gospel and three epistles. In chapter 5, john the author of this book saw a vision of one who sat on the throne, holding a scroll sealed with seven seals 5. In this chapter, the next two angels trumpets are sounded, following the sounding of the first four trumpets in chapter 8. Revelation 11 new international version niv the two witnesses. Therefore, that second woe was obviously the judgment of the sixth trumpet angel in revelation 9. It reveals the people side of the book in the bible that we call revelations. Translate, and the name of the star is called wormwood. Revelation chapter 11 kjv king james version kathy, not sure what youre looking for, but if it has to do with any other scripture that has resemblance to psalm 23 in showing gods care for his people, then have a look at. The extract is found in the 18th chapter of revelation. These three trumpets 57 all affect mankind directly, this is why they are given the title the three woes summary of each division of chapter.
John reports that he saw his visions and was told to write them down while he was on the island of patmos 1. In this chapter is shown how it will fare with the holy city, till the mystery of god is fulfilled. The sun and sky were darkened by the smoke from the abyss. And he opened the bottomless pit, and smoke arose out of the pit like the smoke of a great furnace. The message of revelation is as relevant today as ever before, as our world seems to be descending into chaos. John is told to write down everything god shows him, and boy is god going to show him some strange things. The angel flying in midheaven with the everlasting gospel is followed by another angel, a second one who announces the fall of babylon. Yet, afterwards the belly, or carnal natural feeling, was embittered with grief at the prophecy of the coming bitter persecutions of the church revelation 11.
The book is traditionally attributed to john the apostle, but the precise identity of the author remains a point of academic debate. The locusts have no king, yet they all advance in ranks pr. This is a continuation of part i of this study which was first published in september 2001. Shock claim prophecy laid out in book of revelation. Revelation 9 1 the fifth angel sounded his trumpet, and i saw a star that had fallen from the sky to the earth. He explained that the fifth seal symbolizes the coming time of great tribulation matt. Revelation 11 new international version niv biblica. New international version they had as king over them the angel of the abyss, whose name in hebrew is abaddon and in greek is apollyon that is, destroyer. In revelation 8 9, john describes a period during the end times when angels sound seven trumpets. Revelation 9 is the ninth chapter of the book of revelation or the apocalypse of john in the. From troy, the winds sweep him and his men to ismarus, city of the cicones. No, there were no taco trucks or mexican restaurants mentioned in revelation 2, but this vision from jesus to john, made me feel like this text was something i needed to hear, that very morning. That is, his only creation that received a spirit, able to reason at a higher level, to articulate in words what is in his heart, having set the world in their hearts eccl 3. The revelation to john new international version the prologue 1.585 1127 741 72 307 983 56 1338 606 1161 760 164 838 1 505 802 579 230 628 1654 1290 574 767 941 1454 336 576 1108 995 1461 821