And after these things After the angel had declared the fall of Babylon, a voice from heaven had called the people of God out of her, and had ordered them to take vengeance on her; after the mournful lamentation of the kings, merchants, and seafaring men; after another voice had called upon the saints to rejoice at her overthrow, and a mighty angel had described the manner of it, and had expressed her ruin in the strongest terms, with the reasons of it, John heard the songs of the righteous, as follow: I heard a great voice of much people in heaven: not literally taken, for these are not the innumerable company of angels, who are never called people; nor the spirits of just men made perfect, or the souls of departed saints, but men on earth; wherefore heaven designs the church, as in ( Revelation 18:20 ) and frequently in this book; the people are the same with the 144000 seen with the Lamb on Mount Zion, ( Revelation 14:1 ) and with those on the sea of glass, who had got the victory over the beast, ( Revelation 15:2 ) and are no other than God's covenant people, who are given to Christ, and made willing to be his in the day of his power; and though they are but a seed, a remnant, a small company, when compared with the world and carnal professors; yet are a large body of themselves, especially they will be at this time, when the nation of the Jews shall be born at once, and the fulness of the Gentiles will be brought in: and their voice on this occasion, the downfall of Rome, is said to be "great" partly on account of their number, who will join together in acclamations of praise, and partly on account of their great affection and vehemency of spirit, which will be raised hereby: saying Alleluia; an Hebrew word, which signifies "praise ye the Lord". The Beast and False Prophet Taken. 2 "Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish. Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! The salvation and the glory and the power belong to our God.- Weymouth BibleAfter these things I heard something like a loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, saying, "Hallelujah! Her smoke rises up forever and ever!" GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point
Since this voice comes from the throne where the Lord is seated, it is most likely the Jesus Himself. For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy." Verb - Present Participle Active - Genitive Masculine Plural. Scripture quoted by permission. Salvation belongs to the Lord; your blessing be on your people! The song is as follows:--, The salvation, and the glory, and the power. * [19:15] The treading of the wine press is a prophetic symbol used to describe the destruction of Gods enemies; cf. The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical,
1. 6Then I heard something like the sound of a great multitude or the sound of rushing water or mighty peals of thunder, as they said: For the wedding day of the Lamb* has come, (The linen represents the righteous deeds of the holy ones. In, on, among. Psalm 106:1 Praise ye the LORD. a) If our denomination, or our church, or for that matter our leaders get in the way of that precious relationship, it is time for a change! Prophets
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For all nations have drunk the wine of the passion of her sexual immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have grown rich from the power of her luxurious living. Then I heard another voice from heaven saying, Come out of her, my people, lest you take part in her sins, lest you share in her plagues; for her sins are heaped high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities. He had a name* inscribed that no one knows except himself.i Prophets
The Old Testament
(1) Those spoken about in Ephesians 6:12 For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Amen..
I heard a great voice of much people in heaven. The New Testament
Gather for Gods great feast, (a) The first group of people we excluded from the wedding by their own choice! Wisdom Literature
' 5 "But they made light of it and went their ways, one to his own farm, another to his business. 6 "And at midnight a cry was heard: 'Behold, the bridegroom is coming; go out to meet him!' Praise the Lord! Article Images Copyright 2022 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. (2) Now we move into what is probably the most beautiful part of the Revelation. What all eternity has waited for! (2) Hosea 2:7 tells us about God's people Israel and their unfaithfulness, She will chase her lovers, But not overtake them; Yes, she will seek them, but not find them. (2) But, true worship is "bowing down" in obedient faith, even when we don't understand. (NKJV). Johannine Writings
Praise the Lord! 2 "For true and righteous are His judgments, because He has judged the great harlot who corrupted the earth with her fornication; and He has avenged on her the blood of His servants shed by her." Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs. Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Selah. and crying out with a loud voice, Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!, Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.. (NKJV). Johannine Writings
From the oremus Bible Browser https://bible.oremus.org v2.9.2 30 June 2021. Then I heard what seemed to be the voice of a great multitude, like the roar of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, crying out, Hallelujah! Come to the wedding." Praise the Lord!
a) Genesis 2:24 Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. Once again the Lord's judgments are proclaimed as "true and righteous". Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, for all that is in the heavens and in the earth is yours. (NKJV). A. (1) And John makes a point to let us know that the smoky smell of her judgment will be an eternal reminder that God is just! The salvation - Is opposed to the destruction which the great whore had brought upon the earth. As we have said in the past, the 24 Elders represent all the redeemed saints and the 4 cherubim represent all the angels. From a derivative of echo; a throng; by implication, the rabble; by extension, a class of people; figuratively, a riot. Praise the Lord! c) The Lord tells John to remind everyone by his writings, that Blessed are those who are called to the marriage supper of the Lamb. Your partnership makes all we do possible. Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters, Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores. 18to eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of military officers, and the flesh of warriors, the flesh of horses and of their riders, and the flesh of all, free and slave, small and great.n (3) As Dr. Henry Morris puts it, "The will of God may be difficult, but the will of God is best. Jn 1:1, 14; 1Jn 2:14. (i) As in the parable, there are always a million excuses. v2.9.2 Revelation 4:10,11 The four and twenty elders fall down before him that sat on the throne, and worship him that liveth for ever and ever, and cast their crowns before the throne, saying, , Revelation 5:9-13 And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation; , Revelation 7:10-12 And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb. 3And again they said, Alleluia. Luke-Acts
Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Passwords should have at least 6 characters. a) It is a time of great rejoicing because the time of the Lord's marriage to the church has come! When I told our family doctor, he choked up and said, "I have never seen such love". conservative Christian faith, which includes a firm belief in the inerrancy
Because true and righteous are His judgments, Because He judged the great harlot, who corrupted the. 3. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION. 1. 1. B. Revelation 11:15 And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever. Minor Prophets
(NKJV). 6Then I heard what seemed to be the voice of a great multitude, like the sound of many waters and like the sound of mighty thunderpeals, crying out, Hallelujah! The word Alleluia occurs in this passage no less than four times (Revelation 19:1; Revelation 19:3-4; Revelation 19:6): it is nowhere else used in the New Testament; but it is familiar to us in the Psalms, as fifteen of them begin or end with "Praise ye the Lord," or "Hallelujah;" and the genius of Handel has enshrined the word in imperishable music. Praise the Lord! The Old Testament
a) Isaiah 61:10 I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, My soul shall be joyful in my God; For He has clothed me with the garments of salvation, He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, As a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, And as a bride adorns herself with her jewels. Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Plural, Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular. Pauline Epistles
(NKJV), (2) Notice, that the Bridegroom furnishes the only garment that is acceptable at this wedding! And avenged the blood of His servants out of her hand. Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. The New Testament
Revelation 18:20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her. How Can We Experience Gods Power through Prayer? The Jews say F14, that the book of Psalms consists of ten sorts of songs, but Hallelujah is the greatest of them, because it comprehends the name (Jehovah) and praise in one word: and it is observable that this word, which is often used in the Psalms, is first used when the Psalmist desires the utter consumption and destruction of sinners and wicked men on earth, and is here taken up by the saints at the destruction of the man of sin and son of perdition; see ( Psalms 104:35 ) and its being an Hebrew word shows that at this time the Jews will be converted, and that Jews and Gentiles will become one church state, and will worship and praise the Lord together; for the word is a call upon the saints to join together in solemn praise and thanksgiving; who is to be praised for the perfections of his nature, for the works of his hands, both of nature and grace; and for his righteous judgments on his and his church's enemies; and this is to be done in concert: salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God: salvation, temporal, spiritual, and eternal, is of God; "salvation" from antichristian power and tyranny, and from all enemies, and the everlasting salvation of the soul; and the "glory" of it belongs to all the three Persons; they are glorious in themselves, and deserve all glory to be ascribed to them by man, and especially by the saints: "honour" is also their due; God the Father is to be honoured because he is the Father, and the Son is to he honoured as the Father is, and the Holy Spirit is not to be grieved, but to be highly esteemed and valued, and equally with the other two Persons: and "power" belongs to them all, and is seen in the works of creation, redemption, and sanctification.