Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Garment of Sackcloth

Do not measure the outer court. It is given unto the Gentiles. (See previous blog entry.) The Gentiles will trample over the holy city for forty-two months. “And I will grant my two witnesses power to prophesy for one thousand … Continue reading

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The Outer Court

John of Patmos was given “a reed like unto a rod.” An angel told him to measure the temple, the altar, and them that worship therein. “But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; … Continue reading

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What the Thunder Said

A mighty angel was seen. He had a little scroll open in his hand. The angel called out with a loud voice. When he called out, the seven thunders sounded. “And when the seven thunders had sounded, I was about … Continue reading

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Beware the Enchanters

“Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates,” said a voice from the four horns of the golden altar, after the sixth angel blew his trumpet. A third of humankind were killed. But even after this, … Continue reading

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Guelphs and Ghibellines

Once, long ago, the Roman people had been freed from the emperors by the Popes. But after the Popes took charge of the government, the Roman people rebelled against them too. While the Popes caused other nations to tremble in … Continue reading

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The Fourth Trumpet Sounds

The fourth angel blew his trumpet. A third of the light from the sun, moon, and stars vanished. An eagle flying in midheaven cried, “Woe, woe, woe to those who dwell on the earth, at the blasts of the other … Continue reading

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The Third Trumpet Sounds

The third angel blew his trumpet. A great star fell from heaven. The star blazed like a torch. It fell on a third of the rivers and on the fountains of water. The star’s name is Wormwood. A third of … Continue reading

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The Second Trumpet Sounds

The second angel blew his trumpet. What seemed to be a great mountain, burning with fire, was thrown into the sea. A third of the sea became blood. A third of the living creatures in the sea died. A third … Continue reading

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The First Trumpet Sounds

The first angel blew his trumpet. Hail and fire, mixed with blood, fell to the earth. A third of the earth was burnt up. A third of the trees were burnt up. All green grass was burnt up. (Revelation 8: … Continue reading

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The Seventh Seal Is Opened

The Lamb opened the seventh seal. There was silence in heaven for about half an hour. Seven trumpets were given to the seven angels. Another angel came and stood at the altar with a golden censer. This angel was given … Continue reading

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