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REVELATION

CHAPTER 8

h. The Seventh Seal:
Seven Trumpets Brought In --
The Answer to the Martyred Saints' Prayer
in the Fifth Seal
8:1-2


1 And when He opened the seventh seal, there was asilence in 1heaven for about half an hour.

2 And I saw the 1aseven angels who stand before God, and 1bseven trumpets were given to them.


i. The Scene in Heaven
after the Opening of the Seventh Seal --
Christ as the High Priest Offering the Prayers
of the Saints to God
8:3-5


3 And 1aanother Angel came and stood at the 2baltar, having a 3golden ccenser, and much 4dincense was given to Him to 5offer with the eprayers of all the 6saints upon the 7fgolden altar which was before the throne.

4 And the 1asmoke of the 2incense went up with the bprayers of the saints out of the hand of the Angel before God.

5 And the Angel took the censer and 1filled it with the afire of the altar and 2bcast it to the earth; and there were cthunders and voices and lightnings and an dearthquake.


3. The Seven Trumpets --
The Execution of God's Economy
8:6--11:19


6 And the aseven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared themselves 1to trumpet.


a. The First Trumpet:
Judgment on the Earth
8:7


7 And the first trumpeted, and there was ahail and bfire mingled with blood, and it was cast to the earth; and the 1cthird part of the dearth was burned up, and the third part of the trees were burned up, and all green grass was burned up.


b. The Second Trumpet:
Judgment on the Sea
8:8-9


8 And the second angel trumpeted, and as it were a great amountain burning with fire was cast into the sea; and the third part of the 1sea became bblood,

9 And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea and had 1life died, and the third part of the ships were destroyed.


c. The Third Trumpet:
Judgment on the Rivers
8:10-11


10 And the third angel trumpeted, and a great astar fell out of heaven, burning like a torch, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers and upon the bsprings of waters.

11 And the name of the star is called 1Wormwood; and the 2third part of the waters became awormwood, and many of the men died from the waters because they were made bitter.


d. The Fourth Trumpet:
Judgment on the Sun, Moon, and Stars
8:12


12 And the 1fourth angel trumpeted, and the 2third part of the asun and the third part of the moon and the third part of the stars were smitten, so that the third part of them would be bdarkened and the day would not appear for the third part of it, and the night likewise.


e. The Fifth Trumpet -- The First Woe:
Judgment on Men -- Satan and Antichrist
Collaborating to Torment Men
8:13--9:11

13 And I saw, and I heard an aeagle flying in bmid-heaven, saying with a loud voice, 1cWoe, woe, woe, to those who ddwell on the earth because of the remaining trumpet sounds of the ethree angels who are about to trumpet!