Saturday, January 09, 2016

Homiletics: Revelation 6


Contents (not sentence, direct verbiage from Scripture):  Where?                                                                Who?

1
1
I watched as Lamb opend 1st/7 seals; I heard 1 of 4 living creatures: “Come!”
2
2
I looked, wt horse, rider held bow/was given crown/rode out as conqueror.
3
3
Lamb opend 2nd seal, I heard 2nd living creature: “Come!”
4
4
Anothr hrse–fiery red, rider givn pwr take pc frm earth/mk ppl kill ea othr;  givn lg sword.
5
5
Lamb opend 3rd seal, heard 3rd living creature: “come”, blk hrse, rider holding pr of scales.
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6
Hrd voce amng 4 lvg crtrs: ”2# wheat/day wges, 6# brly/day wges, don’t damge oil/wine.
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7
Lamb opend 4th seal, heard 4th living creature: “Come!”
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8
Pale hrse, rdr=Death, Hades bhnd, they givn pwr ovr ¼ erth kill (sword,fmn,plgue,beasts).
9
9
He opend 5th seal, I saw under altar souls of slain bec of Word of G & testimony.
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10
They called out loud voice: how long Sov L, holy & true, until you judge/avenge our blood?
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11
They ea givn wt robe, told wait little longer until full # bros/sis killed as they’d been.
12
12
I watched, he opend 6th seal, grt earthquake, sun turned black, moon turned blood red.
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13
Stars in sky fell to earth as figs drop from tree when shaken by strong wind.
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14
Heavens receded like scroll being rolled up, every mtn/island removed from place.
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15
Kings of erth,Princes,Gens,rich,mighty,evryone, slave/free hid in caves/amng rocks of mts.
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16
They called to mts/rocks fall on us, hide us from Him Who sits on throne/wrath of Lamb.
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17
For great day of their wrath has come & who can withstand it?

 


Divisions (run-on sentence OK, direct verbiage from Scripture):

1
1-8
The 1st Four Seals:  The Four Horses
Principle:
 
2
9-11
The 5th Seal:  The Souls of the Slain
Principle:
 
3
12-17
The 6th Seal:  The Day of the Lamb’s Wrath Has Come
Principle:
 

 

Subject Sentence (10-word sentence with proper structure):

John watches the Lamb open the first six seals.

 

Aim:

TCMATK Serious judgment and wrath are coming so we need to put our trust in the Lamb, now.

 

Application:

1
How does John’s vision of the four horses motivate you to seek the Lamb, now?  What habit will you begin this week to draw nearer to Him?
2
In what ways are you being impatient about Christ’s Second Coming?  What will you change to display your trust in Him and His perfect timing?
3
What do the final events leading to the great day of God’s wrath teach you about God?  How will you change your behavior in light of this revelation?

 

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