Revelation, Lesson Thirty-nine

Day 4 of Week Six

Scripture for today 11:1-2

1I was given a reed like a measuring rod and was told, "Go and measure the temple of God and the altar, and count the worshipers there.

2But exclude the outer court; do not measure it, because it has been given to the Gentiles. They will trample on the holy city for 42 months.

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Study Questions
for Lesson Thirty-nine

1. What might one expect after the angel with the small scroll appears? 2. What is the meaning of the vision of the measuring rod? 3. What is significant about forty-two months here and elsewhere? 4. What two things does this vision tell John? 5. What does the textbook author say when it seems like God does not answer our prayers?

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

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