Chronology of Revelation 9
Okay, we’re closing in on the last few chapters of Revelation.
In the “Chronology of Revelation 9” we’ll be exploring Revelation chapter 15, a rather short blog compared to the previous eight relating to Revelation’s chronology.
One of the more interesting aspects of chapter 15, leastwise to me, is the specific declaration in verse 15:1 which states, “Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous: seven angels having the seven last plagues, for in them the wrath of God is complete.”
I remember waking up one morning as I neared the end of writing “This Side of the Whirlwind” and wondering about the duration of God’s Wrath. So far, the Lord had not shown me anything specifying how long God’s Wrath would actually last?
I knew the Judgment portion of the Great Consummation was set for one year based on several areas in God’s Word, i.e. “…The day of the LORD’s vengeance, The year of Recompense…” (Isaiah 34:8 NKJV and Jeremiah 23:12) and several other related sections of scripture such as Isaiah 63:4 For the day of vengeance is in My heart, and the year of My redeemed has come.
However, if the “Day of the Lord” spanned one-thousand years (2 Peter 3:1-13) and the “Wrath of God” or the Days of Vengeance took place during the Day of the Lord (Isaiah 13:6-13) surely the Lord had set a limit “scripturally speaking” on how long the Wrath of God should or would last?
So, as I took up my pen that day, and began praying for the the Lord’s hand in writing the book, the Lord directed me to Revelation 15 thereby providing a direct answer to a direct question (how long would the Wrath of God last?). Thanks Lord! Continue reading