Contributed on Dec 19, 2016
The first verse clearly declares, this book is “THE REVELATION FROM JESUS CHRIST, which God gave Him,” which doesn’t mean it is a revelation about Jesus Christ but the revelation given by Jesus Christ.
Lesson: IA1: Prologue and Blessings: (Revelation 1:1-3) Revelation 1:1-3 (NIV) 1 The revelation from Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants ...read more
Contributed on Jan 29, 2017
The last trump is about to sound, and that will lead to the outpouring of the vials of God’s wrath. But first we are given a glimpse of the crowning in Heaven of God’s rightful king.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 7-22-16 Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelations Title: Seventh Trumpet (Third Woe): The Victory of Christ and His ...read more
Contributed on Feb 1, 2017
They worshipped the beast, saying that there is no other like it and no one can stand against it, and they worshiped the dragon (i.e., Satan), from whom the beast gets its authority.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 9/12/16 Series: Verse by Verse Through Revelation Lesson: IV.A.2: The Beast From the Sea (13:1-10) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 9, 2017
What John is predicting is a situation in which a man’s whole working wage would be needed to buy enough corn for himself for a day, leaving absolutely nothing to buy any of the other necessities of life and absolutely nothing for his wife and family.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 9-19-15 Lesson 16: Third Seal: The Black Horse and its Rider (Revelation 6:5-6) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 10, 2017
Following in the wake of the famine comes another horse, still more terrible in its symbolic meaning. It is pale, meaning livid and corpselike. The rider is called Death, the aftermath of war and famine.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 10/8/2015 Title: Fourth Seal: The Pale Horse and Its Rider (Revelation 6:7-8) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 11, 2017
When these first preachers deliver their message, there will be very few on earth who will listen, because those who have been exposed to the Truth as we hear the Truth today, will be sent strong delusions.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 10/29/2015 Title : (18) Fifth Seal: The Martyrs Under the Altar (Revelation 6:9-11) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 12, 2017
The martyrs cried, “Avenge us!” but the unbelievers on earth will cry, “Hide us!” The opening of the “sixth seal” will produce worldwide convulsions and catastrophes, including the first of three “great earthquakes."
By: Tom Lowe Date: 11/17/2015 Title: (19) Sixth Seal: Cataclysmic Disturbances (Revelation 6:12-17) Revelation 6:12-17 (KJV) 12 And I beheld when ...read more
Contributed on Jan 14, 2017
The sixth seal had been opened, and the people of the earth tried to hide from God, asking who would be able to survive God’s judgment. Just when destruction seemed sure, four angels held back the four winds of judgment until God’s people were sealed.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 12/10/2015 Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelations Title: #20: Sealing of the 144,000 on Earth (Revelation 7:1-8) Revelation 7:1-8 (KJV) 1 And after these things I saw ...read more
Contributed on Jan 15, 2017
They (the great multitude) were saved by trusting the Lord Jesus. In their psalm (song) they celebrate their salvation and attribute it to their God and to the Lamb, and they thanked God for His gift.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 12/10/2015 Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelation--#21 Title: The Great Multitude in Heaven ...read more
Contributed on Jan 16, 2017
God pity those who will be here upon this earth when the seventh seal is removed! Will you be here? If you are not born again, you may be. But you can be saved this moment . . .
By: Tom Lowe Date: 1/13/16 Title: Seventh Seal: Silence in Heaven (Revelation 8:1) Revelation 8:1 (KJV) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 18, 2017
Look up into the sky. Can you envision blazes of fire, streams of blood and great chunks of ice falling upon the earth? Can you imagine all the trees blazing, burning, and going up in smoke— and the grass being burned to a crisp?
By: Tom Lowe Date: 2/22/2016 Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelation ...read more
Contributed on Jan 19, 2017
When the second trumpet sounded, what appeared to be a great mountain, burning with fire, was cast into the sea so that a third of it became blood, and a third of the creatures in the sea were killed, and a third of the ships were destroyed.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 3-9-2016 Title: Second Trumpet: Third of Sea Creatures and Ships Destroyed Revelation 8:8-9 ...read more
Contributed on Jan 20, 2017
When our Lord hung upon the cross, His enemies “Gave Him vinegar to drink mingled with gall” (Matthew 27:34). But at the sounding of the third trumpet, many wicked men will die from water made bitter by the Divine Judge.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 3-27-2016 Title: Third Trumpet: Third of Rivers and Springs Become Bitter, Many Die (Revelation 8:10-11) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 21, 2017
The fourth angel’s trumpet sound struck a third of the sun, moon, and stars. This affects the structure of the universe. Everything from the remaining plant life and even the tides in the oceans would be changed.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 4-12-2016 Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelation Title: Fourth Trumpet: Third of Sun, Moon, and ...read more
Contributed on Jan 22, 2017
Here we have one of the pauses in the narrative which the Revelation uses so effectively. Three fearful woes are to come upon the earth when the remaining three angels sound the last blasts on the trumpets; but for the moment there is a pause . . .
By: Tom Lowe Date: 4-27-2016 Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelation Title: Three-Fold Woe Announced (8:13) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 24, 2017
The supernatural creatures released upon the blowing of the fifth trumpet are evil spirits. The description given of their appearance is, at the same time, a description of their character. We are told thirteen things about them.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 5-7-16 Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelation Title: Fifth Trumpet (First Woe): Locusts ...read more
Contributed on Jan 25, 2017
The horror of the vision mounts. The demonic locusts were allowed to injure but not kill; but now come the squadrons of demonic cavalry to annihilate a third part of the human race.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 5-23-16 Lesson: III.C.8: Sixth Trumpet (Second Woe): Four Angels With an Army of Two Hundred Million, Killing A Third of Mankind ...read more
Contributed on Feb 4, 2017
This is the illustrious company of the 144,000 from the twelve tribes of Israel, who are sealed (Revelation 7). These sealed ones have been preserved unharmed throughout the great tribulation, despite the rage of the dragon and the beast.
Lesson: IV.A.4: The Lamb and the 144,000 on Mount Zion (Revelation 14:1-5) Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelation ? Revelation 14:1-5 (KJV) ? 1 And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father's name written in ...read more
Contributed on Feb 5, 2017
Three angels now appear who have been commissioned by the Lord to deliver three proclamations to the earth.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 12/17/16 ? Title: Proclamations of Three Angels (Revelation 14:6-13) ? ? Revelation 14:6-13 (KJV) ? 6 And I saw another angel ...read more
Contributed on Feb 10, 2017
These bowls are only poured out on the enemies of God and of Christ, and of His church and people; for no wrath can be poured out upon the saints, not a single drop can fall upon them, because that would not be consistent with God's everlasting love.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 1/31/17 Series: Verse By Verse Through Revelation Title: First bowl: Sores on those who worshiped the *beast and his image (16:1-2) Revelation 16:1-2 (KJV) 1 Then ...read more
Contributed on Feb 7, 2018
The rivers and springs of water “became blood” as the contents of the bowl are poured out on the rivers and springs of waters. It is not only the great sea which becomes blood, but all the sizes and types of streams and babbling brooks which carry. . . .
Book of Revelation By: Tom Lowe Date: 3/6/17 Topic # IV: VISIONS OF JUDGMENT AGAINST ROME (12:1-19:21) Subtopic A: The Great Conflict (12:1-14:20) ...read more
Contributed on Mar 7, 2018
The phrase “the seat of the beast” means the “seat” or “throne” which the representative of that power occupied, the center of Anti-christian domination and authority.”
Book of Revelation By: Tom Lowe Date: 4/8/17 Lesson: IV.B.6: Fifth Bowl: Pain and Darkness Upon the Beast and His Kingdom (16:10-11) Revelation 16:10-11 (KJV) 10 And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his ...read more
Contributed on Mar 18, 2018
They are of their father the devil; they are influenced by him, he works through them to accomplish his objectives, and leads them captive at his will; they do his lusts, and are murderers and liars, and false teachers, like him.
Book of Revelation By: Tom Lowe Date: 4/21/17 Lesson: IV.B.7: Sixth bowl(Revelation 16:12-16) Revelation 16:12-16 (KJV) 12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; ...read more