Revelation 12 Satan's Assault On Disobedient Christians & Rapture
This Study Attempts To Place The Book Of Revelation Study In Consecutive Order Such As Revelation 1 Then Revelation 2 Then Revelation 3 etc.
If Possible Please Prayerfully Study This Information In Consecutive Order. We Won't Be Able To Repeat Any Information That Was Previously Covered. We Will Just Refer Studiers To The Appropriate Chapter Study Or Location.
Previously Studied Revelation Chapters For Your Prayerful Review
1) Explaining Bible Numbers, Four And Twenty Elders And Fall Of Damascus
Stars- Symbolize All Those Who God Promised To Give His Kingdom (Genesis 15:5-10).
Crowns-The Kings Of Heaven (Matthew 27:29; 1 Corinthians 9:25; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; James 1:12; 1 Peter 5:4).
Moon- The Bible "Moon" Symbolizes The Law The Father God (YAHWEH) Gave To Israel (Colossians 2:14-17; Romans 10:4; Joel 2:1-10).
Woman-God's "Wife"-Mother Heaven-The Bride (Church) Of Jesus Christ (Ephesians 5:23-33; Revelation 21:1-5; Galatians 4:24-26).
Feet-These Are The "Priests" Of God (John 13:4-10). These "Priests" Are The "Feet (Steps, Footstool)" Of God. God Will Use These "Feet" To "Get His Glory" During The Great Tribulation (Time of Trouble, Time Of Distress, Time Of The Gentiles, Jacob's Trouble, Hour Of Test, Temptation) (Isaiah 66:1; Daniel 11:43; Daniel 12:1).
The "Appearance" Of Revelation 12:1 Is The Rapture "Appearing" Of Believing Christians And Israelis Before Jesus In Heaven. This Begins The Great Tribulation Where God Allows The Feet Of The AntiChrist Beast (Dragon-'Man Of Sin') To "Crush (WinePress)" Disobedient (UnBelieving) Christians And Israelis During The "Time Of The Gentiles (Great Tribulation, Time Of Trouble) (1 Thessalonians 4:14-17; 1 John 3:2; Daniel 12:1-5; Revelation 13:1-18; Revelation 14:1-20; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-17; Luke 21:20-36).
Jesus The Sun Light Represents God's Grace. Only God's Grace Leads To Eternal Life In Heaven. The Opposite Of Grace Is "Salvation" Through The Works Of Obeying The Laws Of Moses (Priests). "Works" Lead Only To Darkness (Night) And Death (Genesis 1:1-5; John 1:1-18; Exodus 20:1-21; Matthew 28:1; Mark 16:2; Luke 24:1; John 20:1).
Revelation 12:2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
Cried-The Trumpet Voice Of God Which Will Sound During Rapture (Matthew 24:29-34; 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17).
Travailing And Pain-The Torment Of The Great Tribulation Upon Disobedient Christians And Israelis. Jesus Will Abandon (Forsake) Them During This Time (Matthew 23:37-39; Luke 6:46; Matthew 7:13-29; Matthew 25:1-13; 1 Thessalonians 5:1-5; John 16:18-33).
Delivered- This Is The End When Jesus "Comes Again" After The Great Tribulation To Save (Deliver) All Repent Believers On Planet Earth (John 16:18-33; Revelation 19:1-21).
Revelation 12:3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.
Seven-God's Sabbath. The Entrance Into God's Presence (Sabbath Rest) Which Is Paradise (Luke 23:43-46; Hebrews 3:1-18; Hebrews 4:1-11).
Red-The Blood Of Jesus Christ Which Is Salvation And Deliverance Onto God's Dry Land (Heaven) (Exodus 14:1-31-Remember Pharaoh, Israel And The "Red Sea" Of God's Great Deliverance).
Dragon-Satan Is The Egyptian Pharaoh Beast Dragon Of The Great River (Sea) (Ezekiel 29:3). Be Sure To Study Pharaoh Akhenaten (And View His Pictures). This Is How You Will Know That Earth's Time Is Very Short (Revelation 13:1-5).
Heads-This Is Bible Symbolism For Rulership(s).
Horns- Jesus Christ is the "Horn Of Salvation" (Luke 6:46).
Crowns-We've Already Explained This Definition. Please View Above.
Revelation 12:4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.
Third-The Bible Number Three Symbolizes God Resurrecting Or Regenerating (Refreshing) Himself (Matthew 19:28; Exodus 31:17; Titus 3:5; Mark 9:31). The "Third" Symbolizes All Believers Whom God Will "Save" After The Great Dragon's Tribulation.
Cast-This Is A Bible Word Which Means Regenerating Or Regeneration (Matthew 19:28; Titus 3:5; Psalm 104:1-5; Deuteronomy 4:24; John 3:14; Exodus 7:9-12).
Ready-This Is The Preparation (Make Ready). The Preparation (For Heaven-Passover) Occurs During The Darkness Of The Sixth Hour (Exodus 12:23, 29-31; John 19:14; Luke 23:43-46; Revelation 2:7).
Devour-God Is A Consuming And Devouring Fire (Deuteronomy 4:24). Regeneration Will Devour (Consume) All Believers Into Heaven Like Angels (Matthew 22:30; Psalm 104:1-5; Matthew 19:28; Titus 3:5).
Delivered-Deliverance-This Is The End Of The Great Tribulation When God "Swallows" Up (Devours) All Things In Fire (2 Peter 3:7-12).
Born-When God's Kingdom Is Finally Fully Ready For His God Approved Presence.
Woman-This Definition Was Already Given (Above).
Tail-Believe It Or Not Satan Is Responsible For Bringing All Things "Back" (Restore, Repent, Behind) To God. Satan Does This With Extreme Test Placed On The Wayward Christian (Or The Christian Who Is Under God's Test) (Job 1:1-10; Matthew 4:1-11; Matthew 16:20-25).
Be Sure To Prayerfully Study Our "Revelation Chapter 9" Bible Study Link Above. The Holy Spirit Recently Gave Excellent Explanations And Bible Verses To Explain Revelation 12:4.
Revelation 12:5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and [to] his throne.
Caught Up To God's Throne-This Describes The Rapture Which Occurs As The Great Tribulation On Planet Earth Begins.
Prayerfully Study Our "Revelation Chapter 19" Bible Study Web Site Link. Once Again God's Holy Spirit Gave Excellent Information And Bible Scriptures On This "Man Child" Who Is Also The "Son Of Man". We Also Give A Clear Explanation Of This "Son Of Man" In Our Revelation Chapter 20 Bible Study Web Site Link Above.
Revelation 12:6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred [and] threescore days.
Prepared-Preparation-Wilderness-Deep-Sea-These Bible Names And Many Others Describe God Allowing Extreme Measures And Satan To Tempt, Test (Prepare) God's Followers (Matthew 4:1-11; Job 1:1-10; Psalm 69:1-4). This Wilderness Is The Great Tribulation Of Satan's Rulership Over Planet Earth. That Rulership Will Last 3 1/2 Years Which Is 42 Months Which Is A Thousand Two Hundred And Threescore Days.
To Learn More About This Preparation (Making Ready For God's Approval) Prayerfully Visit The "Revelation Chapter 19" Bible Study Web Site Link Above.
Revelation 12:7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, Revelation 12:8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
You'll Have To Prayerfully Study Our "Revelation Chapter 19" Bible Study Web Site Page To Understand Revelation 12:7. This "War" Is God's Great Tribulation on Earth Where Jesus (God) Defeats Satan And Frees (Delivers-Loosens) God's Servants Who Were Deceived By Satan To Sin Against God. You Should Also Prayerfully Study Our "Revelation Chapter 9" Bible Study Web Page. The Links And Supporting Bible Scriptures Are Above.
God's Disobedient Servants And Satan Will Be Cast Out Of God's Heavenly Salvation Plan (Not Found- I Was Lost But Then I Was Found (Saved In Jesus Christ). During The Rapture God Will Cast These Disobedient Ones In To Great Tribulation On Eartah (Revelation 2:22; Revelation 3:9-10; Revelation 17:10-17).
Revelation 12:10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.
Satan Will No Longer Have Any Control Or Influence On Heaven Bound "Raptured" Christians (Matthew 25:1-12; Matthew 24:40-41).
Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
It Is The Blood Of Jesus Christ (Grace) And Not The Works Of The Laws Of Moses That Saves (Romans 10:4; John 3:16; Ephesians 2:5-9; 1 John 1:7-10).
God will use Satan's Great Tribulation To Totally Overthrow Any Demonic Teachings Of "Works Necessary For Salvation".
Christians Are Only Saved By The Precious Blood That Jesus Shed For Them On The Cross (Romans 5:9; 1 John 1:7-10).
Revelation 12:12 Therefore rejoice, [ye] heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time. Revelation 12:13 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man [child].
God Will Allow Satan The Devil (The AntiChrist, Beast "Man Of Sin) To Totally Brutalize Christians And Israelis Who Are Left Behind (During The Great Tribulation). This Satanic Brutality Is Called The "Short Time" And Is The Great Tribulation, Time Of Trouble, Time Of Gentiles (Matthew 25:1-12; Matthew 7:13-29; Daniel 12:1-13; Luke 21:20-36).
Revelation 12:14 And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.
Two-This Bible Number Symboblizes Both The Believing Israelis And Christians (Ephesians 2:12-18).
Eagle-The Bible Eagle Symbolizes God Who Gathers All His Christian Children To Be With Him (Deuteronomy 32:11).
Time, Times And Half A Time Is The Three And One Half Time Of 1260 Days) The Great Tribulation (Time Of Trouble) (Daniel 12:1-13)
Revelation 12:15 And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
Carried Away-The Rapture Of Believing Christians Which Occurs Simultaneously With The Great Tribulation (Hour Of Temptation) (Flood) That God Brings Upon The Entire Earth (Revelation 3:10; Matthew 25:1-12; 1 Thessalonains 4:14-17; 1 Corinthians 15:50-54).
Revelation 12:16 And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
Help-The Bible's Help Meet Describes The Marriage Between Jesus Christ And Humans Who Enter Heaven As God's Wifely Church (Genesis 2:18-20).
Swallowed Up-This Is The Consummation. The Consummation Will Occur At The End Of The Great Tribuation. God Will Consume Everything In Fire (Daniel 9:27; 2 Peter 3:7-12; Deuteronomy 4:24; Matthew 19:29; Titus 3:5-7; Revelation 9:11-21).
Revelation 12:17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Remnant-Remaining-Those Left Behind On Earth During The Great Tribulation (Matthew 25:1-12; Matthew 24:40-41; 1 Thessalonians 4:14-17).
Keep The Commandments Of God-An Indirect Reference To Israelies On Earth During The Great Tribulation Who Will Still Be Mosaic Law Observers. This Is Why God Will Reject Them From The Rapture And Leave Them Behind (Matthew 5:15-17; Romans 10:4; 2 Corinthians 2:1-17; Ephesians 2:8-9).
Have The Testimony Of Jesus Christ-This Implies The Conversion Of These Left Behind "Saints" Of God. They Will Finally Love God With Their Whole Hearts, Minds, Souls, Power And Bodies And Obey Him (Matthew 22:37; John 15:10-15; Exodus 20:1-6).
Revelation Chapter 12 Prophetically Explains Pharaoh Satan's Deadly Rule Over Planet Earth During The Great Tribulation. The Rapture Occurs At The Exact Moment That Satan (The Dragon Beast Leviathan) Takes Full Authority Over Planet Earth (Revelation 12:1-3; Ezekiel 29:3; Psalm 104:24-27; Job 41:1-22; Job 1:1-12; Numbers 21:6-9; Mark 1:10-13; Matthew 4:1-11; Hebrews 5:8-9).
The Only Way The "Left Behind (Remnant)" Christians And Israelis (Matthew 25:1-12; Matthew 7:13-29) Will Enter Heaven Is Through Heartfelt Repentance And Total Obedience To Jesus Christ (Luke 6:46; 1 John 2:15-17; John 14:4-7; John 15:10-15; Matthew 23:37-39; Revelation 19:1-21).
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