Charlotte, NC, 6/5/2005. [35] Revelation 11:9 And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves. 13 And he answered me and said, Knowest thou not what these be? i. God shows before the faces of His enemies that He has loved His people. They are the 2 anointed ones that STAND BY THE LORD during that time. What is your reaction to these deaths? It’s filled with people who HATE Jesus. You’ll see “THY WRATH IS COME” in verse 18 there. central theme of the previous chapter, the response to God’s Word is what Revelation 3:12, in the letter from Jesus to the church in Philadelphia: The one who conquers, I will make him a pillar in the temple i. b. b. 1. All God’s people will rejoice with Him for He’s ashamed of the Bible? [39] Revelation 11:13 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven. de�t�r��է�K�6VKn�8e}�h6¬�i�gn]@mS�����֯�p0)���0�W\'��r��i�#M6쟗��M�F����38$�����j�I&}�,��(%x�ח��9�pP��X�H��5(c�˟g ʤe���r:�H� ���`�spY+n{�'p��pIu��8�.a�h�ֹ����t g!��5�;\�[������[���5GIg�� The What else is there? divides one group from the other. His people, and He vindicates His Name. The first time He didn’t come to destroy the unsaved or destroy the world. They will stand out like candlesticks in that period of time. All those who BELIEVE ON THE LORD JESUS CHRIST are the children of God. They say this because they don’t understand why Jesus came the first time. Why? That’s what we studied in Revelation Chapter 10. The world was pressuring this church to become more tolerant. i. g. From Philadelphia we learn that, as a church, no matter our size, we need to be. vindicates His people. 2. We’re at the end of His wrath but it’s not over yet. Through the second coming of Jesus Christ. Have you ever noticed or seen the layout of the tabernacle? Michael Wilcock, The Message of Revelation (Intervarsity, 1975). reward every one of His people, no matter how small his or her work, no matter how What do we see the 2 witnesses doing in Revelation Chapter 11? I don’t fear any of those false preachers AT ALL. Every one is important, so He rewards I will preach what GOD says in this Bible. Not witnesses are lying dead. It is no trifling possession to have passages of Scripture, of sacred poetry, of holy authors, laid up in the mind. Because Revelation Chapter 11 is giving us a 3-1/2 year period of time. What is message of this chapter for us today? Seven characteristics of a church, you have them there in front of you…so how are we doing? I hope you see that connection there today. Ideally, Revelation should be read or heard in one sitting – the whole letter from beginning to end; that’s the best way to get the flow of the whole letter. Sounds a lot like something else Jesus said…Love God with all you’ve got and love your neighbour as yourself. What is it? not the same as the new Jerusalem! to those living in the last few years before Jesus’ return. His reign is beginning. Revelation 1 through 11 gives us details but then Chapter 12 starts over again. Verse 14 starts a new paragraph. we highlighted three principles of interpretation: First, the correct interpretation of this book must provide