The opening of the seventh seal will bring destruction to the earth as has never been seen before. Will the hearts of mankind turn to God? Read along as we explore Revelation chapter 8.
We now move to the opening of the 7th seal.
There is ___________ for a half hour. . .the longest half hour in human history.
While the heavens were filled with __________, the earth was filled with the noises of _____ and men’s hearts are filled with the noise of ____________ . . .heaven becomes deathly still.
Rev. 8:2-3 Then, ____ Angels appear before God. 7 Of them have trumpets and one of them has a ‘golden censor’.
Again the censor is the prayers of the saints
Rev. 8:5 – the prayers of the saints are lit on fire and ____________ to the earth!
Our prayers effect judgment on earth.
- The Seven angels prepare to sound:
1. Hail and fire, blood are _______ the earth Exodus 9:23-24
1/3 of the trees destroys, all green grass
2. Huge Mountain set on fire and thrown into the ________
“something like” – maybe a meteorite?
a. A third of the sea becomes blood
b. A third of all sea creatures killed
c. A third of all ships…destroyed
3. A Great Star falls from heaven like burning torch – named _____________ (Amos 5;7, 6:12
Deuteronomy 29:18, Lam 3:19, Prov 5:3-4
OT mentions of wormwood – bitterness, poison and death
1/3 Fresh water is now deadly undrinkable
4. A third of the sun, of the moon and of the stars – darkened
a Third of the day….no light
As if that wasn’t bad enough – Rev. 8:13 !
Pause here . . . 2 Peter 3:9
Several Elders and Deacons