Answers to Study Questions for Week Eleven Day Five
1. Who is “the false prophet”?
Answer: There is no clear answer who specifically “the false prophet” is, but it is clear he is the agent of the right hand of the beast.
2. Do the armies that surround the Word of God on the white horse kill the enemies
Answer: No, it is the sword of the rider on the white horse that kills the enemies.
3. What has been the consequence of Christians taking upon themselves the task of destroying the enemies of the Lord?
Answer: Christians taking upon themselves the task of destroying the enemies of the Lord have resulted in the crusades, the Inquisition, modern murder of abortion doctors and the like.
4. What does this passage seem to say about such action?
Answer: This passage seem to say that it is not up to us to do such a thing. Our function is to be faithful rather than help God in the destruction of God’s enemies.
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