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THE SEALS OF THE BOOK OF REVELATION


 

THE SEALS

 

There has always been a great deal of mystery and speculation surroundin g the seals of the book of Revelation.  The following scriptures show clearly what they mean and what lies ahead for mankind once these seals are fulfilled.

 

THE FIRST SEAL    -     ISHMAEL

 

As amazing as it may seem the seals of the book of Revelation are not what we have always thought them to be.

What will be happening soon to the nation of Israel will be the time of Jacob’s Trouble.  The first three seals tell who will be involved in this terrible time and why.

 

The first seal is Ishmael.  He is the son of Abraham by the bondwoman Hagar.

God told Abraham that He would establish a covenant with Isaac, Abraham’s son to his wife Sarah.

Abraham wanted Ishmael to have the birthright promises as he was the firstborn son.  But God said He would establish His covenant with Isaac and down through his seed.

 

This would have made Ishmael very angry and jealous of Isaac.  Down through the generations there has been a history of bad blood between the nations of Israel and the Arab nations.   

Ishmael is the Arab nations of today.

 

Here is the 1st seal from the book of Revelation  

 

Rev 6:1  Now I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals; and I heard one of the four living creatures saying with a voice like thunder, "Come and see."

Rev 6:2  And I looked, and behold, a white horse. He who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer.

 

The following verses are a description of Ishmael’s future, he shall not be numbered for multitude, and he will be against all and all will be against him.

 

Gen 16:10  Then the Angel of the LORD said to her, "I will multiply your descendants exceedingly, so that they shall not be counted for multitude."

 

Gen 16:12  He shall be a wild man; His hand shall be against every man, And every man's hand against him. And he shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren."

 

Ishmael was the father of 12 princes. 

 

Gen 17:20  And as for Ishmael, I have heard you. Behold, I have blessed him, and will make him fruitful, and will multiply him exceedingly. He shall beget twelve princes, and I will make him a great nation.


Gen 25:17  These were the years of the life of Ishmael: one hundred and thirty-seven years; and he breathed his last and died, and was gathered to his people.

Gen 25:18  (They dwelt from Havilah as far as Shur, which is east of Egypt as you go toward Assyria.) He died in the presence of all his brethren.

 

Gen 21:17  And God heard the voice of the lad. Then the angel of God called to Hagar out of heaven, and said to her, "What ails you, Hagar? Fear not, for God has heard the voice of the lad where he is.

 

Gen 21:20  So God was with the lad; and he grew and dwelt in the wilderness, and became an archer.

 

Let’s compare the scriptures.

A white Horse and he that sat on him had a bow…… he became an archer.

And a crown was given unto him…..twelve princes shall he beget.

And he went forth conquering and to conquer……..his hand will be against every man and every man’s hand against him.

 

THE SECOND SEAL - ESAU


Rev 6:3  When He opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature saying, "Come and see."

Rev 6:4  Another horse, fiery red, went out. And it was granted to the one who sat on it to take peace from the earth, and that people should kill one another; and there was given to him a great sword.

 

Esau has hated Jacob for many generations, the hatred starting when he sold his birthright for a bowl of bread and pottage of lentils, then he despised his birthright.

 

Gen 25:33  Then Jacob said, "Swear to me as of this day." So he swore to him, and sold his birthright to Jacob.

Gen 25:34  And Jacob gave Esau bread and stew of lentils; then he ate and drank, arose, and went his way. Thus Esau despised his birthright.

 

Esau already had hatred for Jacob over his birthright, now Jacob tricks his father, Isaac, and gets the blessing which Isaac was going to give to Esau.  This cemented the hatred Esau had for Jacob for all time.

As we know Jacob is America, Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, Canada etc. today, Esau is possibly the Bedouins.  Esau is to play a major role in the downfall of Israel in the near future.

 

Gen 27:38  And Esau said to his father, "Have you only one blessing, my father? Bless me—me also, O my father!" And Esau lifted up his voice and wept.

Gen 27:39  Then Isaac his father answered and said to him: "Behold, your dwelling shall be of the fatness of the earth, And of the dew of heaven from above.

Gen 27:40  By your sword you shall live, And you shall serve your brother; And it shall come to pass, when you become restless, That you shall break his yoke from your neck."

Gen 27:41  So Esau hated Jacob because of the blessing with which his father blessed him, and Esau said in his heart, "The days of mourning for my father are at hand; then I will kill my brother Jacob."

 

It is interesting to note that Esau married Ishmael’s daughter, he also had other wives.

 

Gen 28:9  So Esau went to Ishmael and took Mahalath the daughter of Ishmael, Abraham's son, the sister of Nebajoth, to be his wife in addition to the wives he had.

 

Esau is also called Edom in the scriptures.


Gen 36:1  Now this is the genealogy of Esau, who is Edom.

 

The hatred of Esau towards his brother Jacob continues forever.

 

Amo 1:11  Thus says the LORD: "For three transgressions of Edom, and for four, I will not turn away its punishment, Because he pursued his brother with the sword, And cast off all pity; His anger tore perpetually, And he kept his wrath forever.

 

Let’s compare the scriptures.

…..power was given unto him to take peace from the earth, and to kill one another.   A great sword was given unto him.


….and by thy sword shall thou live

….because he pursued his brother with the sword, and cast off all pity, his anger tore perpetually, he kept his wrath forever.

 

THE THIRD SEAL – FAMINE


Rev 6:5  When He opened the third seal, I heard the third living creature say, "Come and see." So I looked, and behold, a black horse, and he who sat on it had a pair of scales in his hand.

Rev 6:6  And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not harm the oil and the wine."

 

The nation of Israel have just been doing what ever they wanted for generations.  God’s laws and the correct ways to live are far from their thoughts, motives, and actions.  The nations of Israel are not subject to the ways or laws of God.  They have been weighed in the scales and found wanting.  The majority of the people of Israel will have to go through the time of Jacobs’s trouble, to show them they have been wrong and to correct their attitudes, motives and behaviour.

 

Dan 5:27  TEKEL: You have been weighed in the balances, and found wanting;

 

Look at the following scripture, showing the way most people do business today.

 

Amo 8:5  Saying: "When will the New Moon be past, That we may sell grain? And the Sabbath, That we may trade wheat? Making the ephah small and the shekel large, Falsifying the scales by deceit,

 

THE FOURTH SEAL           JACOB’S TROUBLE

 

Rev 6:7  When He opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth living creature saying, "Come and see."

Rev 6:8  So I looked, and behold, a pale horse. And the name of him who sat on it was Death, and Hades followed with him. And power was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword, with hunger, with death, and by the beasts of the earth.


The sword, famine, death and beasts are the four judgments to come on Israel notice the parallel with Ezekiel.


Eze 5:15  'So it shall be a reproach, a taunt, a lesson, and an astonishment to the nations that are all around you, when I execute judgments among you in anger and in fury and in furious rebukes. I, the LORD, have spoken.

Eze 5:16  When I send against them the terrible arrows of famine which shall be for destruction, which I will send to destroy you, I will increase the famine upon you and cut off your supply of bread.

Eze 5:17  So I will send against you famine and wild beasts, and they will bereave you. Pestilence and blood shall pass through you, and I will bring the sword against you. I, the LORD, have spoken.' "

 

Eze 14:21  For thus says the Lord GOD: "How much more it shall be when I send My four severe judgments on Jerusalem the sword and famine and wild beasts and pestilence to cut off man and beast from it?

 

Eze 6:11  'Thus says the Lord GOD: "Pound your fists and stamp your feet, and say, 'Alas, for all the evil abominations of the house of Israel! For they shall fall by the sword, by famine, and by pestilence.

Eze 6:12  He who is far off shall die by the pestilence, he who is near shall fall by the sword, and he who remains and is besieged shall die by the famine. Thus will I spend My fury upon them.

 

As the scripture says these four judgments have power over ¼ of the earth.

There are approximately 424,000,000 people in the English speaking nations alone this does not include the other tribes of Israel.  That is the nations of America, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and Great Britain.  This means well over 424 million people are about to receive the fury of the Holy One of Israel in the form of Jacob’s Trouble.

 

Eze 5:12  One-third of you shall die of the pestilence, and be consumed with famine in your midst; and one-third shall fall by the sword all around you; and I will scatter another third to all the winds, and I will draw out a sword after them.

Eze 5:13  'Thus shall My anger be spent, and I will cause My fury to rest upon them, and I will be avenged; and they shall know that I, the LORD, have spoken it in My zeal, when I have spent My fury upon them.

 

As mentioned above these judgments are famine, pestilence, war, wild beasts. 2/3rds of Israel will die in these judgments. Why…..because they will not obey God, they will not heed the warning messages of the prophets, and in these last days the watchman, who will give the end time warning message to the house of Israel and Judah.

 

The remaining 1/3rd will go into captivity. Only 1/10th of these people will come out of captivity, the rest will perish in captivity.

 

Isa 11:16  There will be a highway for the remnant of His people Who will be left from Assyria, As it was for Israel In the day that he came up from the land of Egypt.

 

Amo 5:1  Hear this word which I take up against you, a lamentation, O house of Israel:

Amo 5:2  The virgin of Israel has fallen; She will rise no more. She lies forsaken on her land; There is no one to raise her up.

Amo 5:3  For thus says the Lord GOD: "The city that goes out by a thousand Shall have a hundred left, And that which goes out by a hundred Shall have ten left to the house of Israel."

 

FIFTH SEAL     THE RESURRECTION OF THE  SAINTS]

 

 

Rev 6:9  When He opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the testimony which they held.

Rev 6:10  And they cried with a loud voice, saying, "How long, O Lord, holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?"

Rev 6:11  Then a white robe was given to each of them; and it was said to them that they should rest a little while longer, until both the number of their fellow servants and their brethren, who would be killed as they were, was completed.

 

Dan 7:21  "I was watching; and the same horn was making war against the saints, and prevailing against them,

Dan 7:22  until the Ancient of Days came, and a judgment was made in favor of the saints of the Most High, and the time came for the saints to possess the kingdom.

 

The previously martyred saints have been resurrected at this stage.

 

Mat 24:9  "Then they will deliver you up to tribulation and kill you, and you will be hated by all nations for My name's sake.

 

Mar 13:9  "But watch out for yourselves, for they will deliver you up to councils, and you will be beaten in the synagogues. You will be brought before rulers and kings for My sake, for a testimony to them.

Mar 13:10  And the gospel must first be preached to all the nations.

Mar 13:11  But when they arrest you and deliver you up, do not worry beforehand, or premeditate what you will speak. But whatever is given you in that hour, speak that; for it is not you who speak, but the Holy Spirit.

Mar 13:12  Now brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.

Mar 13:13  And you will be hated by all for My name's sake. But he who endures to the end shall be saved.

 

The martyrdom of saints occurs during Jacob’s Trouble. There will be a plethora of false Christs and false prophets at this time.

 

THE SIXTH SEAL       HEAVENLY SIGNS


The sixth seal ushers in the day of the Lord. There are signs in the heavens.

 

Rev 6:12  I looked when He opened the sixth seal, and behold, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became like blood.

Rev 6:13  And the stars of heaven fell to the earth, as a fig tree drops its late figs when it is shaken by a mighty wind.

Rev 6:14  Then the sky receded as a scroll when it is rolled up, and every mountain and island was moved out of its place.

Rev 6:15  And the kings of the earth, the great men, the rich men, the commanders, the mighty men, every slave and every free man, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains,

Rev 6:16  and said to the mountains and rocks, "Fall on us and hide us from the face of Him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb!

Rev 6:17  For the great day of His wrath has come, and who is able to stand?"

 

The servants of God are sealed in their foreheads before the seventh seal. This is not God’s Holy Spirit as God’s servants already have the Spirit.

We see plainly by the following scriptures that the servants are sealed with the name of the Father on their foreheads.


Rev 14:1  Then I looked, and behold, a Lamb standing on Mount Zion, and with Him one hundred and forty-four thousand, having His Father's name written on their foreheads.

 

Rev 22:4  They shall see His face, and His name shall be on their foreheads.

 

Eze 9:4  and the LORD said to him, "Go through the midst of the city, through the midst of Jerusalem, and put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and cry over all the abominations that are done within it."


Also before the seventh seal, there is a great multitude who have repented during Jacob’s Trouble. This multitude have been resurrected and stand before the throne of God.

 

Rev 7:1  After these things I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, on the sea, or on any tree.

Rev 7:2  Then I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God. And he cried with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was granted to harm the earth and the sea,

Rev 7:3  saying, "Do not harm the earth, the sea, or the trees till we have sealed the servants of our God on their foreheads."

Rev 7:4  And I heard the number of those who were sealed. One hundred and forty-four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel were sealed:

Rev 7:5  of the tribe of Judah twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Reuben twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Gad twelve thousand were sealed;

Rev 7:6  of the tribe of Asher twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Naphtali twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Manasseh twelve thousand were sealed;

Rev 7:7  of the tribe of Simeon twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Levi twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Issachar twelve thousand were sealed;

Rev 7:8  of the tribe of Zebulun twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Joseph twelve thousand were sealed; of the tribe of Benjamin twelve thousand were sealed.

Rev 7:9  After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands,

Rev 7:10  and crying out with a loud voice, saying, "Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!"

Rev 7:11  All the angels stood around the throne and the elders and the four living creatures, and fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped God,

Rev 7:12  saying: "Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom, Thanksgiving and honor and power and might, Be to our God forever and ever. Amen."

Rev 7:13  Then one of the elders answered, saying to me, "Who are these arrayed in white robes, and where did they come from?"

Rev 7:14  And I said to him, "Sir, you know." So he said to me, "These are the ones who come out of the great tribulation, and washed their robes and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Rev 7:15  Therefore they are before the throne of God, and serve Him day and night in His temple. And He who sits on the throne will dwell among them.

Rev 7:16  They shall neither hunger anymore nor thirst anymore; the sun shall not strike them, nor any heat;

Rev 7:17  for the Lamb who is in the midst of the throne will shepherd them and lead them to living fountains of waters. And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes."

 

THE SEVENTH SEAL               SEVEN TRUMPETS

THE LAST THREE TRUMPETS ARE THREE WOES

THE LAST WOE IS SEVEN PLAGUES

 

THE SEVENTH SEAL IS THE DAY OF THE LORD


THE DAY OF THE LORD IS NOT ONE DAY 


THE FIRST TRUMP

 

Hail, fire, and blood burn up a third of plant life.

 

Rev 8:6  So the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.

Rev 8:7  The first angel sounded: And hail and fire followed, mingled with blood, and they were thrown to the earth. And a third of the trees were burned up, and all green grass was burned up.

 

THE SECOND TRUMP

 

A third of the sea becomes blood, a third of sea life dies, and a third of ships destroyed.

 

Rev 8:8  Then the second angel sounded: And something like a great mountain burning with fire was thrown into the sea, and a third of the sea became blood.

Rev 8:9  And a third of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.

 

THE THIRD TRUMP

 

A third of fresh water becomes poisonous and kills many people.

 

Rev 8:10  Then the third angel sounded: And a great star fell from heaven, burning like a torch, and it fell on a third of the rivers and on the springs of water.

Rev 8:11  The name of the star is Wormwood. A third of the waters became wormwood, and many men died from the water, because it was made bitter.

 

THE FOURTH TRUMP

 

A third of day and a third of night become black.

 

Rev 8:12  Then the fourth angel sounded: And a third of the sun was struck, a third of the moon, and a third of the stars, so that a third of them were darkened. A third of the day did not shine, and likewise the night.

Rev 8:13  And I looked, and I heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, "Woe, woe, woe to the inhabitants of the earth, because of the remaining blasts of the trumpet of the three angels who are about to sound!"

 

The last three trumps are called woes.

 

Rev 8:13  And I looked, and I heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, "Woe, woe, woe to the inhabitants of the earth, because of the remaining blasts of the trumpet of the three angels who are about to sound!"

 

THE FIFTH TRUMP   THE FIRST WOE

 

Torment for five months on everyone who does not have the seal of God on their foreheads.  This proves that the Day of the Lord is not one day.

 

Rev 9:1  Then the fifth angel sounded: And I saw a star fallen from heaven to the earth. To him was given the key to the bottomless pit.

Rev 9:2  And he opened the bottomless pit, and smoke arose out of the pit like the smoke of a great furnace. So the sun and the air were darkened because of the smoke of the pit.

Rev 9:3  Then out of the smoke locusts came upon the earth. And to them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.

Rev 9:4  They were commanded not to harm the grass of the earth, or any green thing, or any tree, but only those men who do not have the seal of God on their foreheads.

Rev 9:5  And they were not given authority to kill them, but to torment them for five months. Their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man.

Rev 9:6  In those days men will seek death and will not find it; they will desire to die, and death will flee from them.

Rev 9:7  The shape of the locusts was like horses prepared for battle. On their heads were crowns of something like gold, and their faces were like the faces of men.

Rev 9:8  They had hair like women's hair, and their teeth were like lions' teeth.

Rev 9:9  And they had breastplates like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots with many horses running into battle.

Rev 9:10  They had tails like scorpions, and there were stings in their tails. Their power was to hurt men five months.

Rev 9:11  And they had as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, but in Greek he has the name Apollyon.

 

This is the first woe.

 

THE SIXTH TRUMP     THE SECOND WOE

 

A war of two hundred million people. One third of mankind are killed.

 

Rev 9:13  Then the sixth angel sounded: And I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,

Rev 9:14  saying to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, "Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates."

Rev 9:15  So the four angels, who had been prepared for the hour and day and month and year, were released to kill a third of mankind.

Rev 9:16  Now the number of the army of the horsemen was two hundred million; I heard the number of them.

Rev 9:17  And thus I saw the horses in the vision: those who sat on them had breastplates of fiery red, hyacinth blue, and sulfur yellow; and the heads of the horses were like the heads of lions; and out of their mouths came fire, smoke, and brimstone.

Rev 9:18  By these three plagues a third of mankind was killed by the fire and the smoke and the brimstone which came out of their mouths.

Rev 9:19  For their power is in their mouth and in their tails; for their tails are like serpents, having heads; and with them they do harm.


The balance of people still do not repent of their sins.

 

The beast from the bottomless pit kills the two witnesses.

 

Rev 11:7  When they finish their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the bottomless pit will make war against them, overcome them, and kill them.


Rev 9:20  But the rest of mankind, who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands, that they should not worship demons, and idols of gold, silver, brass, stone, and wood, which can neither see nor hear nor walk.

Rev 9:21  And they did not repent of their murders or their sorceries or their sexual immorality or their thefts.

 

This is the second woe.

 

The seventh trump consists of seven last plagues.

 

THE SEVENTH TRUMP  [THE LAST TRUMP]  THE THIRD WOE 


RETURN OF CHRIST WITH HIS ANGELS


SEVEN  PLAGUES


Rev 11:14  The second woe is past. Behold, the third woe is coming quickly.

Rev 11:15  Then the seventh angel sounded: And there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever!"

 

Rev 15:7  Then one of the four living creatures gave to the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath of God who lives forever and ever.

Rev 15:8  The temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God and from His power, and no one was able to enter the temple till the seven plagues of the seven angels were completed.

 

Rev 15:1  Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous: seven angels having the seven last plagues, for in them the wrath of God is complete.


FIRST PLAGUE 

 

Sores on man.

 

Rev 16:1  Then I heard a loud voice from the temple saying to the seven angels, "Go and pour out the bowls of the wrath of God on the earth."

Rev 16:2  So the first went and poured out his bowl upon the earth, and a foul and loathsome sore came upon the men who had the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image.

 

SECOND PLAGUE

 

Seas turn to blood.

 

Rev 16:3  Then the second angel poured out his bowl on the sea, and it became blood as of a dead man; and every living creature in the sea died.

 

THIRD PLAGUE

 

Fresh water to blood.

 

Rev 16:4  Then the third angel poured out his bowl on the rivers and springs of water, and they became blood.

 

FOURTH PLAGUE

 

Sun is 7 times its heat and scorches men.

 

Rev 16:8  Then the fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and power was given to him to scorch men with fire.

Rev 16:9  And men were scorched with great heat, and they blasphemed the name of God who has power over these plagues; and they did not repent and give Him glory.

 

FIFTH PLAGUE

 
Darkness over the kingdom of the beast.

 

Rev 16:10  Then the fifth angel poured out his bowl on the throne of the beast, and his kingdom became full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues because of the pain.

Rev 16:11  They blasphemed the God of heaven because of their pains and their sores, and did not repent of their deeds.

 

SIXTH PLAGUE

 

Armageddon.

 

Rev 16:12  Then the sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up, so that the way of the kings from the east might be prepared.

Rev 16:13  And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs coming out of the mouth of the dragon, out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.

Rev 16:14  For they are spirits of demons, performing signs, which go out to the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.

Rev 16:15  "Behold, I am coming as a thief. Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame."

Rev 16:16  And they gathered them together to the place called in Hebrew, Armageddon.

 

Joe 3:1  "For behold, in those days and at that time, When I bring back the captives of Judah and Jerusalem,

Joe 3:2  I will also gather all nations, And bring them down to the Valley of Jehoshaphat; And I will enter into judgment with them there On account of My people, My heritage Israel, Whom they have scattered among the nations; They have also divided up My land.

 

Zec 14:1  Behold, the day of the LORD is coming, And your spoil will be divided in your midst.

Zec 14:2  For I will gather all the nations to battle against Jerusalem; The city shall be taken, The houses rifled, And the women ravished. Half of the city shall go into captivity, But the remnant of the people shall not be cut off from the city.

Zec 14:3  Then the LORD will go forth And fight against those nations, As He fights in the day of battle.

Zec 14:4  And in that day His feet will stand on the Mount of Olives, Which faces Jerusalem on the east. And the Mount of Olives shall be split in two, From east to west, Making a very large valley; Half of the mountain shall move toward the north And half of it toward the south.

Zec 14:5  Then you shall flee through My mountain valley, For the mountain valley shall reach to Azal. Yes, you shall flee As you fled from the earthquake In the days of Uzziah king of Judah. Thus the LORD my God will come, And all the saints with You.

 

Rev 19:11  Now I saw heaven opened, and behold, a white horse. And He who sat on him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He judges and makes war.

Rev 19:12  His eyes were like a flame of fire, and on His head were many crowns. He had a name written that no one knew except Himself.

Rev 19:13  He was clothed with a robe dipped in blood, and His name is called The Word of God.

Rev 19:14  And the armies in heaven, clothed in fine linen, white and clean, followed Him on white horses.

Rev 19:15  Now out of His mouth goes a sharp sword, that with it He should strike the nations. And He Himself will rule them with a rod of iron. He Himself treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

Rev 19:16  And He has on His robe and on His thigh a name written: KING OF KINGS AND LORD OF LORDS.

Rev 19:17  Then I saw an angel standing in the sun; and he cried with a loud voice, saying to all the birds that fly in the midst of heaven, "Come and gather together for the supper of the great God,

Rev 19:18  that you may eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of captains, the flesh of mighty men, the flesh of horses and of those who sit on them, and the flesh of all people, free and slave, both small and great."

Rev 19:19  And I saw the beast, the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against Him who sat on the horse and against His army.

Rev 19:20  Then the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet who worked signs in his presence, by which he deceived those who received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were cast alive into the lake of fire burning with brimstone.

Rev 19:21  And the rest were killed with the sword which proceeded from the mouth of Him who sat on the horse. And all the birds were filled with their flesh.


THE SEVENTH PLAGUE

 

Great earthquake and hail.

 

Rev 16:17  Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl into the air, and a loud voice came out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, "It is done!"

Rev 16:18  And there were noises and thunderings and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such a mighty and great earthquake as had not occurred since men were on the earth.

Rev 16:19  Now the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. And great Babylon was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of His wrath.

Rev 16:20  Then every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.

Rev 16:21  And great hail from heaven fell upon men, each hailstone about the weight of a talent. Men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, since that plague was exceedingly great.