Revelation, Lesson Thirty

Day 2 of Week Five

Scripture for today 8:2-5

2 And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.

3 And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.

4 And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.

5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake.

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Study Questions for Lesson Thirty

1. How does the Textbook author react to those who say that John’s message in Revelation is that the end is near?

2. What happens when the seventh seal is opened?

3. What was the tradition of the time about “angels of the presence”?

4. What are trumpets a sign of in the Bible?

5. What is the purpose of the divine warnings?

6. How does life without faith always end?

7. What are the tragedies around us to us?

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When you have finished answering these questions, compare them with the ones at answers.

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