Contributed on Dec 20, 2016
The Book of Revelation describes that day when Jesus will return to earth. The message of Revelation is summarized by the statement: “He (Jesus) is coming with the clouds” of heaven (not ordinary clouds but clouds of glory).
Lesson: I.A.3: Prophecy and Proclamation (Revelation 1:7-8) Revelation 1:7-8 (NIV) 7 “Look, he is coming with the clouds,” and “every eye will see him, even ...read more
Contributed on Jan 7, 2017
The scriptures prove beyond the shadow of a doubt that the rider on the “WHITE HORSE” is certainly someone else besides the Christ.
First Seal: the White Horse and Its Rider Commentary on the Book of Revelation By: Tom Lowe Date: 8-26-15 TOPIC # III: VISIONS OF JUDGMENT AGAINST JERUSALEM (4:1-11:19) Subtopic B: The Opening of Seven Seals (6.1-8.1) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 8, 2017
The horse imagery is probably related to the vision described in Zechariah 1:7-17. Horses represent God’s activity on earth, the forces He uses to accomplish His divine purposes.
Second Seal: the Red Horse and Its Rider Commentary on the Book of Revelation By: Tom Lowe Date: 9-9-15 TOPIC # III: VISIONS OF JUDGMENT AGAINST JERUSALEM (4:1-11:19) Subtopic B: The Opening of Seven Seals (6.1-8.1) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 17, 2017
In Revelation, “trumpets” primarily announce impending judgment. The “trumpet judgments” are of greater intensity than the “seal judgments,” but not as destructive as the final “bowl judgments” will be (16:1-21).
By: Tom Lowe Date: 2/2/2016 Title: Seven Angels Prepare to Sound Their Trumpets (Revelation 8:2-6) Revelation ...read more
Contributed on Jan 28, 2017
The church is the temple of the Holy Spirit today; that is, believers (not a building) are the temple of the Holy Spirit.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 7-4-16 Lesson: III.C.9.b: The Two Witnesses and Destruction of Jerusalem (11:1-13) ...read more
Contributed on Jan 31, 2017
This is a chapter of “great things.” Take note of “a great wonder” (verse one), “a great red dragon” (verse 3), “great wrath” (verse 12), and “two wings of a great eagle” (verse 14).
By: Tom Lowe Date: 8/12/16 Series:Verse By Verse Through Revelation Lesson: IV .A.1: The Woman, Child, Dragon, and Rest of the Woman’s Offspring (12:1-17) Revelation 12:1-17 (KJV) ...read more
Contributed on Feb 3, 2017
If the second beast has the horns of a lamb, and he speaks like a dragon, the very voice of Satan is heard when he speaks. The mode of Satan’s language is the lie; he is the father of lies (John 8:44).
By: Tom Lowe Date: 10/19/16 Title: Beast from the Land (13:11-18) Revelation 13:11-18 (KJV) 11 And I beheld another ...read more
Contributed on Feb 7, 2017
Next John describes the rapidity of the harvest. The one who is sitting on a cloud swings his sickle and after a few swift strokes of the sickle it is all over; the earth has been harvested. “And he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the . . .
By: Tom Lowe Date: 12/30/16 Title: Reaping the Earth’s Harvest, and the Grapes of Wrath (14:14-20) Series: ...read more
Contributed on Feb 8, 2017
We have already seen the seven seals, the seven trumpets, and the seven personalities. Now the upcoming seven bowls of wrath are the worst of all.
By: Tom Lowe Date: 1/15/17 Title: Prelude to Pouring Out the Seven Bowls of Wrath (15:1-8) Series: Verse By Verse Through ...read more
Contributed on Feb 21, 2018
What is normally taken for granted as blessing―the warmth of the shining sun―is now a curse. The sun, the great source of light and warmth, whose beams call forth the flowers in the Spring, becomes a power to blast, not to bless.
Book of Revelation By: Tom Lowe Date: 3/26/17 Lesson: IV.B.5: Fourth bowl: Men are scorched by the sun (16:8-9) Revelation 16:8-9 (KJV) 8 And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men ...read more
Contributed on Apr 24, 2018
A CLOSE-UP OF BABYLON'S JUDGMENT 1. The announcement of her fall (Revelation 18:1-8). 2. Consequences of her fall for the world (Revelation 18:9-20). 3. The finality of her doom (Revelation 18:21-24).
Book of Revelation Commentary By: Tom Lowe Date: 7/13/17 Topic # IV: VISIONS OF JUDGMENT AGAINST ROME (12:1-19:21) Subtopic C: THE FALL OF BABYLON, THE HARLOT (17:1-19:10) Lesson: ...read more
Contributed on May 22, 2018
The Great Tribulation is now coming to its end and the spotlight focuses on heaven and the second coming of Christ. For the saints and angels it is a time of rejoicing and victory.
Book of Revelation Commentary By: Tom Lowe Date: 7/31/17 Lesson: IV.C.4: The Exaltation In Heaven Over the Fall of the Great Harlot (Revelation 19:1-5) 1After this I heard what sounded like the roar of ...read more
Contributed on May 4, 2019
The Holy Spirit of God foresaw that this book would be questioned more than other books of Holy Scripture; therefore he confirms the divine authority of it by a holy angel, and the truth of all things in it.
Tom Lowe 2/20/18 Book of Revelation Commentary Topic # C.M.: CONCLUDING MATERIAL (22:6-21) Lesson: C.M.1: The Time is Near, Do Not Seal Up the Book (22:6-11) Scripture (Rev. 22:6-11, KJV) 6 And he said unto me, These sayings are faithful and true: and the Lord God of the holy prophets sent ...read more