Lesson Sixty-nine

Day 6 of Week Ten

Scripture for today 18:1-3

1 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.

2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.

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Study Questions for Lesson 69

1. Since today’s vision of the fall of Rome is parallel to the same thing earlier in Revelation 4.8, what does this show us again about the notion that Revelation is a program for the end of the world?

2. To what is the fall of Babylon [Rome] due?

3. Why does the biblical text declare “the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies”?

4. What does Revelation invite us to remember?

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

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