Take a closer look at Revelation 13 with the Book of Daniel as a study guide and see the rise of Satan and the antichrist during the end times.
In Revelation 12, we see the devil described as the __________, and he has pursued and persecuted Israel, the woman, who has been _______ away and ________.
Translations differ on the opening sentence:
NASV - and the dragon stood on the sand of the seashore
NIV – and the dragon stood on the shore of the sea
ASV – and he stood upon the sand of the sea
AMP – and the dragon stood on the sandy shore of the sea
(Graziano – she sells sea shells, by the seashore)
Now we see the Dragon standing on the _________- the Devil , while the Beast coming out of the sea – the _____-__________.
Dan 7:7-8 (Rev 12:3 , Rev 17:3, Rev 17:7)
Some say the Sea represents the _____________ nations. The Book of Daniel indicates the seas to be chaos and ______________.
Dan 2:31-35, 37-40 – The Statue in Nebuchadnezzar’s dream was interpreted by Daniel to represent coming World Kingdoms.
Lion - _________ (from 626 BC)
_______ - Medo-Persia (from 539 BC)
Eagle - _______ (from 331 BC) (Alexander and his four successors)
Iron Teeth - Rome (from 146 BC – 476 AD)
two legs of Rome – ________ and ____________
Feet of Iron and Clay (___________) Europe ( Rev12:41 )
Europe will try to unite…but it will be futile (see verse 43)
Rev 13:2 Note the resemblances compared to Dan 7:7-8 but specifically
interpretation is given 7:15-28
Notice in Dan 7:23-24
The anti-Christ will arise after the one –world Government is ___________ and after it splits into 10 Kingdoms.
Rev 13:3 – the ________ wound of the Beast (assassination – resurrection)
Some ________ of power which puts the world in awe
Rev 13:4 The man who rules over the revived Roman Empire is ________
Rev 13:5-6 The great ________ goes on for 3 ½ years! Dan 11:36-39
Rev 13:7 (as in Dan 7:23) He devours and rules the entire earth
Rev 13:8 He is __________ worshipped
Rev 13:9-10 Warnings
Next – The Beast from the Earth Rev 13:11 !!
This beast fulfills a ___________ role and is supportive of the first Beast
This fella is religious in nature – The False __________!
Rev 13:13-14 He performs amazing _________… 2 Thess 2:9, Matt 24:24
A note about the ‘power to give life’….the word is ____________ – commonly translated as ‘spirit’ or ‘breath’. God alone has the power to bring something to life.
I think it ____________ gives the appearance of life…like a robot of some kind.
• Those who do not worship the beast are killed
• He will cause many to receive a mark on their right hand or forehead, which will be necessary to buy or sell anything!
The _____________ Trinity specializes in the manufacturing of counterfeits.
D. James Kennedy Special
Several Elders and Deacons