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Revelation 19:11 – 21:8

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Appearing through the Eternal State: 8 Visions Revelation 19:11 – 21:8   Eight Visions. The book of Revelation picks back up with the chronological progression. The events are given to us in a series of visions where John says “I SAW”, Rev. 19:11 – 21:8. These visions take us from the appearing of Christ on into the eternal state, which is the eighth and final vision. afterwards, the Spirit of God takes us back to describe the Church in the […]

Matthew 4:1-11

Bk Sec Outline Sec Bk   The Temptation of Christ in the Wilderness Matthew 4:1-11   Sinless perfection of the Messiah. The moral fitness of the Messiah for the throne of Israel was something that all orthodox Jews knew would be a requirement for the true Christ. Prophecies such as Zeph. 3:5 required it; “the righteous lord is in the midst thereof, and he will not do iniquity.” We know that “sin is lawlessness [or, self-will]” (1 John 3:4), and therefore the Messiah would have no other will than […]

Satan

Satan’s Fall. It would appear that the original creation (Gen. 1:1) was committed to the hands of angels, over which Satan was the chief. It was an earthly paradise, called “Eden, the garden of God”. Satan was not a serpent then, but “the anointed covering cherub”, clothed with the reflected glories of God (Ezek. 28:14). But when unrighteousness was found in Satan, his heart lifted up because of his beauty, he was ejected from the angelic company (Ezek. 28:17), taking […]