March 1, 2020
I have not made any comments since Feb. 2nd due to my physical condition.
However I will continue where I left off. Also, I am preaching on Sunday Mornings a series of messages from the Book of Revelation which will tie in to what my comments are.
I left with the Seventh Seal with contains the Seven Trumpets listed in Revelation.
First Trumpet will be an event of hail and fire raining down from heaven and of course which will cause a bloody mess and the result will be 1/3 of all Vegetation will be destroyed, Chapter 8: vs. 7 Second Trumpet will be an event which a Fireball from heaven will come down upon the earth and 1/3 of the Oceans will be polluted and of course it will cause a great stintch due the death of the fish and ocean habitants found in Ch. 8: 8-9 Thirst Trumpet will be an event which a falling star will fall from heaven and 1/3 of the fresh water will be polluted. Besides the shortage of food, water will be poison and a person can live without food for a while but he has to have water to exist or live. Ch. 8: 10-11 Fourth Trumpet will be an event when Darkness will come upon the earth of which 1/3 of the sun, moon and stars will be darkened. Ch. 8: vs. 12. I know this is all sounding familiar if you will go back in the Book of Exodus and read about the plagues which came upon Egypt. Fifth Trumpet will be an event which there will be a Demonic Invasion and these demons will torment people throughout the earth. This demonic invasion seems to have already begun among many people throughout the world today but what is going on today has nothing to do with what is recorded in Rev. ch. 9: 1-12 Sixth Trumpet will be an event which there will be a Demonic Army and 1/3 of all mankind will be killed which is recorded in Ch. 9: 13-21 Seventh Trumpet will be the announcement of the Kingdom as recorded in Ch. 11: 15-19
Going back with a partial introduction, after the Rapture of the Church as recorded in 1 Thess. ch. 4 and also Ch 4 of Revelation. The seven year tribulation begins after this great even when every born again Christian will be caught up to go to heaven. The first 3-1/2 years Chapters 6-11 of Revelation and the Second half 3-1/2 Ch. 12-19 which will involve persecution, the Revealing of the Anti-Christ, the Bowls, Babylon and Armageddon.
When Christ pulls asunder the First Seal from off the scroll, the judgments of the Tribulation period begins.
Daniel in ch. 9: 27 describes this final seven year period of history which will start when "The Prince that shall come" (the Anti Christ makes a "Covenant) ( some sort of peace and protection treaty) with many (Israel and others) for one week (7 Years, the Hebrew reads literally "For One Seven".
I will continue next week with somewhat of a description of this period of time.
Wayne McDoanld, Pastor