THE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF REVELATION
10:1 And I saw another mighty angel [Jesus, Himself] come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire [Dan. 10:4-6]: 10:2 And he had in his hand a little book open [Rev. 5:7; the little book is opened and many pages have been turned]: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth, 10:3 And cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roareth: and when he had cried, seven thunders uttered their voices. 10:4 And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven (Rev. 9:13) saying unto me, Seal up those things [c/p. Dan. 8:26] which the seven thunders uttered, and write them not [these details are hidden from the devil].
10:5 And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven, 10:6 And sware by him that liveth for ever and ever [angels are programmed to obey; only menóincluding Jesusócan swear by the Father], who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time [delay] no longer: 10:7 But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel [the voice of the seventh trumpet angel rings for a period of days; it apparently does not sound until The Antichrist Covenant Week and Danielís 70th week have ended (Rev. 11:15)], when he shall begin to sound [his sound begins at close of the week], the mystery of God (Col. 2:2-3) should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.
10:8 And the voice which I heard from heaven (verse 4) spake unto me again, and said, Go and take the little book which is open in the hand of the angel which standeth upon the sea and upon the earth. 10:9 And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give me the little book. And he said unto me, Take it, and eat it up; and it shall make thy belly bitter, but it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey. 10:10 And I took the little book out of the angel's hand, and ate it up; and it was in my mouth sweet as honey: and as soon as I had eaten it, my belly was bitter. 10:11 And he said unto me, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings.
[Note: the chronological storyline of Revelation is continued at Rev. 11:7]
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Parenthetical Detail From Midweek(2)
[Note: the chronological storyline of Revelation is continued from Rev. 10:11]
11:7 And when they [the two witnesses] shall have finished their testimony [after 42 months or 3 Ĺ years (verse 3): which is a maximum of 12 months from Rev. 9:21], the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit (Rev. 9:11) shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them. 11:8 And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt [indicating sexual purversion], where also our Lord was crucified [Jerusalem]. 11:9 And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations [the entire world (c/p. Rev. 7:9)] shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves. 11:10 And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.
11:11 And after three days and an half the spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them. 11:12 And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither (c/p. Rev. 4:1). And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them. 11:13 And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell [Jerusalem], and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven [glory was not given to a personal God and Savior, but only to the God of heavenóstill no repentance].
11:14 The second woe is past; and, behold, the third woe cometh quickly.
The Seventh Trumpet Judgment
11:15 And the seventh angel sounded [The Antichrist Covenant week and Danielís 70th week of years (Dan. 9:27): which is the time of Jacobís trouble (Jer. 30:7) are now concluded]; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever. 11:16 And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell upon their faces, and worshipped God, 11:17 Saying, We give thee thanks, O LORD God Almighty, which art, and wast, and art to come; because thou hast taken to thee thy great power, and hast reigned [has begun to reign].
11:18 And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come [the trumpet judgments have been insufficient to bring the world to repentance, God must now judge the world with seven vials [bowels] of wrath (Rev. 16)], and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth. 11:19 And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail [hail in a time of no rain (c/p. vs. 11:6)].
[Note: the chronological storyline of Revelation is continued at Rev. 12:7.]
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Israel During The Time of Jacobís Trouble(3)
[Note: the chronological storyline of Revelation is continued from Rev. 11:19.]
12:7 And there was war in heaven [the earth's atmosphere, the kingdom of the prince of the power of the air (Eph. 2:2)]: Michael and his angels (c/p. Dan. 12:1) fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, 12:8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
12:10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ [His Anointed One]: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night [the accuser of our Christian-Jewish brethren for rejecting their Messiah in His first advent]. 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death [many if not all of these Christians shall die for their faith (c/p. Rev. 14:12-13; Rev. 20:4, The Book of Revelation In Verse-By-Verse Outline.])].
12:12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe [this is the third woe (c/p. Rev. 8:13)] to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! [people are living in the sea] for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time [the second coming of Jesus is apparently 75 days following the close of the Antichrist Covenant Week and Danielís 70th week (Dan. 12:11-12), The Book of Revelation In Verse-By-Verse Outline.]. 12:13 And when the dragon saw that he was cast unto the earth, he persecuted the woman which brought forth the man child [the wrath of Satan is poured out on the final remnant of Jews still remaining in Israel (c/p. Rev 12:6].
[Note: the chronological storyline of Revelation is continued at verse 12:17.]
12:17 And the dragon was wroth with the woman [because he could not destroy the nation with the flood], and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God(7), and have the testimony of Jesus Christ [(Rev. 12:10-11; this is the final remnant of Israel before the second coming of Jesus to reign over the earth during this last 75 days of the third woe of verse 12:12)].
[Note: the chronological storyline of Revelation is continued at Rev. 14:1.]
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