Saturday, April 30, 2016

Homiletics: Revelation 20:1-10


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

1
1
I saw A come out hvn having key to Abyss and holding a great chain.
2
2
He seized dragon (ancient serpent, devil, Satan) and bound him for 1000 years.
3
3a
A threw him into Abyss, lockd/sealed it to keep him frm deceiving nations til 1000 yrs end.
4
3b
After, he must be set free for a short time.
5
4a
I saw thrones on which seated those givn authority to judge.
6
4b
I saw souls of those beheaded bec of testimony about J and word of G.
7
4c
They hadn’t worshiped bst/image, not recd mark on foreheads or hands.
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4d
They came to life & reigned w/Christ 1000 yrs.
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5
Rest of dead not come life until 1000 yrs ended; this 1st resurrection.
10
6a
Blessed & holy those who share in 1st resurrection.
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6b
2nd death has no power over them, they priests of G and Christ & reign w/Him 1000 yrs.
12
7
When 1000 yrs over, Satan released from his prison
13
8a
Will go deceive nations in 4 corners of earth – Gog and Magog – & gather them for battle.
14
8b
In #, they like sand on seashore.
15
9a
They marched across breadth of earth & surrounded camp of G’s ppl, city He loves.
16
9b
But fire came down frm hvn & devoured them.
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10a
The devil was thrown into lake of burning sulfur where beast & false prophet thrown.
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10b
They will be tormented day and night forever and ever.

 


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

1
20:1-6
The Thousand Year Reign of Christ
Principle:
 
2
20:7-10
After the Thousand Years, Satan is Thrown into the Lake of Burning Sulfur
Principle:
 

 

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

Christ reigns 1000 years, then Satan lands in hot water.

 

Aim:

TCMATK what we do today impacts where we will spend the 1000 year reign of Christ and eternity.

 

Application:

1
How does the description of the 1000 year reign of Christ make you want to serve your Savior now?
Who is alive and reigning with Christ during the 1000 years, and what are you doing right now to potentially impact those believers?
2
What action are you currently taking to limit the numbers that Satan will deceive after the 1000 year reign of Christ?

 

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