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Series: Revelation - From Now to Forever
There is a day on the horizon of the future. On that day a series of events will take place which will arrest every day life on planet earth. In a single moment on a single day all over the world
The food supply will end,
The transportation system will grind to a halt,
The banking system will freeze and default,
The luxuries, precious metals, gems, art and all other hoarded wealth of our country and all others will become worthless,
The communications industry will be cut off and there will be no radio, no TV, no telephone, no internet,
The supply of power will fade and blink off, and darkness will rule in the homes and businesses of the world. In short there is a day when the lights are going off all over the world and they won't be coming on anytime soon.
The 18th chapter of Revelation gives us a road map for the coming economic collapse of the world. By learning the lessons God laid down in His Word we can see what response He desires from His servants not only in the ultimate collapse (the topic of Revelation 18) but also in any other reversals, downturns and recessions, depressions and panics that precede the big and final crash.
What does God want us to learn in Revelation 18? Many things. There is life beyond money. Life is more important than possessions. You can"t take it with you. Life is not linear; there will always be unexpected and devastating changes and disasters. There are no disappointments for the Christian only the appointments of God. So much we can learn from this chapter.
First an over view. Revelation 18 is a twin to Revelation 17. In Revelation 17 we find the collapse of the apostate world church. In the process we see Satan's harlot bride, the delusion of religion.
Revelation 18 is the other member of Satan's family. Religion in all its many varieties is one branch. The other of the twins is found in materialism, worldliness or co ...
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