Revelation, Lesson Thirty-one

Day 3 of Week Five

Scripture for today 8:6-9

6 And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.7 The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.

8 And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood;

9 And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.

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Study Questions for Lesson Thirty-one

1. What happens when the first two angels blow their trumpets?

2. Why is the destruction not total?

3. What is the significance of the parallelism of the Exodus plagues and the Revelation disasters.

4. How does the textbook author describe politics?

5. What is one reason the book written in mysterious and symbolic language?

6. What action does the textbook author suggest as a consequence of reading and studying the verses in today’s lesson?

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