The seven bowls of God's wrath will be poured on the earth. Learn more about the events to come as described in Revelation 16.
Last week we discussed the nature of the wrath of God
• It is not an __________ of anger
• It is carefully ___________
• It has an end (______) in mind
The contents of the bowls are ________________.
These are vials of the wrath of God, not the wrath of man.
4/7 of these have happened in the past
1.) Rev 16:1-2 – this is poured out on those who have the mark and worship the beast
Sores – Ex 9:8-12 The effect of the plague of boils on the Egyptians was the ________________ of their hearts.
2.) Rev 16:3 – The second Trumpet sounded in Rev 8:8-9 and 1/3 of sea’s creatures died. Now ALL of them ___________.
3.) Rev 16:4 – The Rivers and fountains turn to _____________
Rev 16:5—7 This passage expresses that God is totally ___________ in these actions and that these people are NOT innocent ____________, but perpetrators of ______________ against God’s people.
4.) Rev 16:8-9 Great heat from the Sun – Mal 4:1-2 men still ____________ the name of God and refuse to repent!
5.) Rev 16:10 _____________, maddening darkness (no idea how many hours/days)
Ex 10:21-23, Joel 2:1-2 and Mark 13:24
Some denominations think people can be _____________ by the sufferings of Hell. The evidence here is that the judgement of God has the ______________ effect when a heart is bound in wickedness.
6.) Rev 16:12 The Euphrates dries up – this creates a dry _____________ way, for the Kings of the East to cross over and assemble for the Battle of Armageddon. East from Africa and West from Asia.
- There’s another interval between the 6th and 7th judgment.
Rev 16:13-16 – Three unclean spirits, like frogs
1 Kings 22:22 – like the lying spirit
They possess ________________ working ability and it is very deceptive
Time is very short and so the devil releases three of his most powerful demons to the 10 kings of the earth
Rev 16:15 = 1 Thess 5:2
Rev 16:16 – The Kings, under the ____________ of the 3 unclean spirits, gather together to make war against God in ______________. (Hill or City of Megiddo)
Famous for two great victories, of Barak over the Canaanites, and of Gideon over the Midianites; and for two great disasters, the deaths of Saul and Josiah. Hence in Revelation a place of great slaughter, the scene of a terrible retribution upon the wicked.
7.) Great Hail storm (100 lbs)
Every seventh – Trumpet, Seal or Bowl, the same thing takes place:
Voices and thundering, great lightening and a great _______________
Zech 14:4-5.it will change the topography of the Earth ____________
The Dead Sea rises and ___________ in the Red Sea – Ezek 47:1-12
It divides Jerusalem into ___________ parts
Several Elders and Deacons