Revelation 9 – Part One

Although we start a new chapter today, we’re still in the middle of the seven trumpet judgements. This is the second set of seven judgements found in Revelation (remember the seals in chapter 6), and it’s a more intense set: God is upping the ante in his bid to give his rebellious world a taste of what it will be like when he leaves for good. We pick it up at the fifth trumpet, which is the first of the three “woes” announced by the eagle. (See Rev 8:13 and yesterday’s post.)

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