Saturday, January 16, 2016

Homiletics: Revelation 7



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

1
7:1
Aft this saw 4 ang @ 4 crnrs/earth holdn bk 4 winds 2 prevent blow on land, sea, any tree
2
7:2
Saw anothr ang frm E, have seal of G, he call loud voce to 4 ang givn pwr to harm land/sea
3
7:3
“Don’t harm land/sea/trees until we seal foreheads of servants of G.”
4
7:4
Then I heard # of sealed: 144,000 from Israel
5
7:5
Frm Judah 12,000 sealed; frm Reuben 12,000, frm Gad 12,000
6
7:6
Frm Asher 12,000, frm Naphtali 12,000, from Manasseh 12,000
7
7:7
Frm Simeon 12,000, frm Levi 12,000, frm Issachar 12,000
8
7:8
Frm Zebulun 12,000, frm Joseph 12,000, frm Benjamin 12,000
9
7:9
Aft this grt mult evry natn/tribe/ppl/lang b4 throne/Lamb, wear wt robes, hold palm brchs
10
7:10
They cried loud voce: “salvation belongs to our G, who sits on throne, and to Lamb.”
11
7:11
All ang std around throne/elders/4 live creat, fell dn on faces b4 throne, worshiped G.
12
7:12
Sayin: “Amen! Praise & glory & wisdom & thx & honor & pwr & strgth 2r G forevr. Amen!”
13
7:13
1 of elders ask me: “these in wt robes, who they & where they come from?”
14
7:14
I: “Sir u know”, he: “these’ve come out of grt trib, washed robes, made wt in bld of Lamb.
15
7:15
Thrfr, “they b4 throne of G, srv Him day/nite in tmple, he who sits on throne shelter them
16
7:16
‘nvr again they hunger/thirst, sun not beat them’, nor scorching heat
17
7:17
Lamb @ ctr of thron be shphrd, ‘he lead 2 sprgs o live water’, ‘G wipe evry tear frm eyes’”

 


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

1
7:1-8
The Five Angels and the Sealing of the 144,000 of Israel
Principle:
God’s plan is perfectly ordered and nothing and no one can hinder it.
2
7:9-17
The Great Multitude Coming Out of the Great Tribulation
Principle:
God deserves worship from every living thing.
God ministers personally to His people.

 

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

John saw 144,000 sealed, multitudes worship and God wipe tears.

 

Aim:

TCMATK God is perfect and personal in His plan for your life.

 

Application:

1
What is the consequence of wind not blowing on land, sea and trees?
What marks you as a servant of God?
What is significant about the names of the tribes that were sealed and the order in which they are mentioned?
How have you seen God’s sense of order and timing evidenced in your life?
2
What is significant about this great multitude?
How often are you loudly proclaiming the salvation of God?
How are you giving praise & glory & wisdom & thanks & honor & power & strength to God?
In what way are you serving God?
How is God ministering personally to you?
How has the Lamb led you to springs of Living Water?

 

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