earthquake

The First Trumpet Judgment

(Read Part 31) Introduction The world is no stranger to devastating destruction. However, the future seven-year tribulation period will bring far-reaching devastation that will destroy more land and property than has ever been experienced in history. The trumpet judgments major on the prophetic concept that God will execute the destruction of one-third of a stated item or items in the world.[1] There is no indicator in Scripture that God will confine the judgments to a specific area. All Scriptural indicators point to [...]

The Seventh Seal Judgment (Part 3)

(Read Part 30) Introduction Thunder, lightning, torrential rain storms, hail, an eerie darkening of the sky and other cosmic disturbances cause many to experience great fear and angst. The Apostle John, in Revelation 8:1-6, presents the opening scene as the Lord Jesus Christ opens the seventh seal. The setting begins with complete silence, and crescendos into a major cosmic display of God’s power. We will examine the four final preparations John reveals in the opening of the seventh seal—which contains the catastrophic [...]

The Sixth Seal Judgment (Part 2)

(Read Part 27) This week we continue our consideration of the distinctly dispensational doctrine of the birthing process of the theocratic millennial kingdom of Jesus Christ. Sixth Seal: A Great Earthquake Great Upheaval of the Sun, Moon, Stars and Sky The sixth seal further reveals that the sun, moon, stars and the sky will all be affected during the sixth seal judgment. The Apostle John uses several similes to describe the changes. Notice the descriptive language that he employs in Revelation 6:12-17: And I beheld when he had [...]

The Sixth Seal Judgment (Part 1)

(Read Part 26) We begin again this time with this basic chart, which shows that there are four main categories of tribulation judgments: the seal judgments, the trumpet judgments, the thunder judgments and the bowl judgments. These judgments will continue to grow more severe all during the seven-year tribulation period. Jesus spoke about the progressive nature of the tribulation judgments in His Olivet Discourse (Matt. 24-25). We continue our consideration of the distinctly dispensational doctrine of the birthing process of the theocratic millennial kingdom of Jesus Christ. Sixth Seal: A Great Earthquake And [...]