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1.  Which chapter of Revelation describes the greeting to the Seven Churches?

     Chapter 1




2.  What does the golden lampstand represent in the Book of Revelation?

      The seven lampstands represent all Christian churches, not just those of Revelation.



3.  What does the snowy white hair of His head indicate?

     It indicates absolute holiness and wisdom, like that of a judge.



4.  What does His feet of brass speak of ?

     Speak of the time when Jesus will put all of his enemies and every evil power beneath His feet.


5.  What is the Word of God that judges all humanity?


Chapter 2 


1.  What was Ephesus?

 The most prominent city in Roman Asia Minor, a religious and commercial center for that part of the world.  Paul founded the church at Ephesus before establishing Timothy as its pastor.


2.  What does Jesus remind the church?

 That He is always with them.


3.  Before Jesus deals with the Church's faults, he does what?

He praises the churches for what they are doing right (Gal. 6:9)


4. How would you describe the Church in Ephesus?

The word patience is used twice to describe the church.   


5.  Why was the word "patience" used to describe the Chuch at Ephesus?

This body of believers could be summed up as a determined church (Rom. 5:3; Gal. 6:9), a discipline church, and a discerning church.  They were patient when it came to service and suffering but not when it came to sinning (Eph. 4:14; 5:11) or receiving false teachers (1 Thess. 5:21; 1 John 4:1).  The false teachers were possibly tempting believers to compromise with the world and worship the Roman emperor rather than Christ.


Verses 2:8, 9, 10, 12  


1.  The Lord found no complaint with 2 churches.  Who were these churches?

      Smyrna and Philadelphia


2.  Tribulation in the Greek denotes what?

      Denotes serious trouble or a burden that crushes

3.  What does poverty mean?

     Means beggarly, destitute

4.  Blasphemy means what?

     Literally translated by the English word slander.

5.  What were the two commandments that Jesus give the church of Smyrna?

     Be fearless and be faithful

6.  The intent of the Lord's words was to  prepare the church for a brief period of suffering.  In terms of days, how long was the brief period?

     Ten days

7.  Describe Pergamos.

     Was the most northern of the seven cities.


Verses 2:13, 14, 15 and 17


1.  Who was Antipas?

     May have shepherded the Pergamum Church.  He was a faithful witness until death.

2.  What did the name Antipas mean?

     His name means "against all."

3.  What is the doctrine of Balaam?

     "If you cannot curse them, corrupt them."

4.  What did the Nicolitans sought to persuade Christians?

     That there was nothing wrong with prudent conformity to the world's standards.

5.  What does the word "holy" mean?

     Means  "different" or "separate."

6.  When the children of Israel had no food in the desert, what did God give them to eat?


7.  What was the final promise of Christ to the faithful in Pergamos?

     That he would give them a white stone with a new name on it.


Verses 2:18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23


1.  What was the city of Thyatira?

 A bustling trade center with many organized trade unions, was located in a valley between two cities.

2.  Did Thyatira receive a short or long letter?

 This church receives the longest letter of the seven.

3.  What kind of a church was Thyatira?

 Despite being plagued with serious problems, the church still receives a commendation from Jesus for the good it was doing.  It was a laboring church.

4.  How many times does the word "works" appear in verse 19?

 The word works appears twice in this verse.

5.  What does the word "nevertheless" mean in verse 20?

 The word nevertheless indicates a move from Christ's approval to disapproval.

6.  Who was Jezebel?

 Ahab's wife which practice sexual immorality and things sacrificed to idols.

7.  What did the Lord's letter to the cult of Jezebel reveal?

That this woman had been dead for nearly a 1,000 years, but the spirit that moved Jezebel now empowers someone else, causing the believers to indulge in immoral practices.



Verses 24, 26, 27 and 28


1.  What does "No other burden" mean?

 Refers to a statement published by the council of Jerusalem


2.  Did Gentile convert have to be circumcised?

 Gentile converts did not have to circumcised but must abstain from things offered to ideols and put off all sexual immorality.


3.  How would one receive the position of judgment over the nations?

 By keeping Christ's works to the end.


4.  What did the Greek word translated "rule" mean?

 Literally means "to shepherd".


5.  What does verse 26 first mention?

 This is the first mention of Christ's millennial reign in Revelation


6.  Who does "morning star" identify?

 Jesus Christ Himself.


7.  What will the "morning star" reveal?

Refers to Christ as the returning One who will rapture the church before the dark hous of the Tribulation.



Chapter 3  Verses 1 - 5


1.  What does Sardis mean?

 Means "escaping ones" or "those who came out"

2.  What represent the completeness of the Holy Spirit's ministry?

 The seven Spirits

3.  Why did the chuirch of Sardis die?

 Because the people did not let the Holy Spirit control their assembly

4.  Did the Lord have anything good to say about the church in Sardis?

 The He would never erase the names of the faithful from the heavenly register.

5.  Why does the Lord tell the church to be watchful?

 Calling the church to remain awake

6.  What does the instruction to "hold fast" mean?

 Is a call to return to obedience to the Wrod of God

7.  What does "come upon you as a thief" mean?

 Reference to the Rapture.  Warning against the sudden judgment that God would bring on the Church at Smyrna if it did not watch and repent

8.  The clothing of believers usually refers to what?

 Refers to their service and character

9.  White robes of the multitude represents what?

 The righteousness of the saints

10. To the faithful in Sardis, the Lord emphatically states that He will never erase their names from the heavenly register.  What does this mean? 

Those who are not ashamed of Christ during their earthly lives will be acknowledged by Christ before the Father and before the angels (Luke 12:8)



Chapter 3 Verses 6, 7, 8, 10


1.  What is Christ's word for churches of today?

 Is to remember, repent and obey.

2.  What does the key of David make reference to?

Alludes to Eliakim, a king in the line of David who held the key to all the king's treasure.

3.  Before someone can require us to live a life of holiness, what must we do?

He Himself must be holy.

4.  What does "True" reference to?

 Is a reference to Jesus' genuineness or reality; He is the real thing, the essence of deity.

5.  Did the church of Philiadelphia had great strength in itself?

 Has but little strength in itself; its source of power was ultimately the Lord.

6.  What is the Hour of trial translated to refer to?

 Translated "hour of testing" and refers to the Tribulation period.

7.  What does the Lord promise to do to the church?

 He promises to deliver the church from this time of trouble.  



Chapter 3, verses14, 15, 16, 20


1.  What characterized the assembly in Laodicea?

 Jesus exposes the deceit and supericiality that characterized the assembly of Laodicea

2.  What was the city known as?

 Known for its wealth and industry

3.  What does "Beginning" translate to?

 "source"  Jesus was not created; He is the Source of creation (John 1:3; Heb. 1:2)

4.  What did the Lord say about the Church of Laodicea?

 The Lord said, their lukewarm ways were so disgusting that they could not be stomached.

5.  What kind of church does Christ descibe in verse 20?

Some churches grow vast congregations, increase programs, and build larger buildings,  Christ may be pushed outside and left knocking at the door.  What a tragic picture of the church at Laodicea.  Christ's invitation here is to anyone who hears Jesus voice-evidently because this church had even fewer fairthful ones than Sardis.



Chapter 4,  verses 1, 2, 3, 4 5


1.  What does John allow readers to get a glimpse of?

 Through the door of heaven

2.  Who is sitting on the throne?

 God the Father

3.  What does the throne depicts what?

 The majesty of God

4.  What is the appearance of the throne?

 Like a jasper and a sardius stone in appearance

5.  Who were the twenty four elders?

Represent the church-age saints



Chapter 4, verses 6, 7,8 ,9 , 10, 11


1.  What does the sea of glass describe?

A description of the area in heaven that surrounds God's throne. 

2.  What is the responsibility of the four living creatures?

 Are angels that execute judgment and lead in worship.

3. What are the four living creatures involved in one of the great scenes in heaven?

 Singing to the One on the throne.

4.  What was John privileged to?

 To hear the voices of a heavenly choir.

5.  What was the theme of the praise of the heavenly choir?

 Is that the Creator of all things is worthy of all worship.



Chapter 5, verses 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


1.  Both the inside and the back of the scroll contain writing, what did this mean?

 Indicating that nothing more could be added.

2.  Who does the scroll sit in the hand of?

 In the One on the throne.

3.  What does the gradually unsealed and unrolled scroll symbolizes?

 Symbolizing the progressive judgments on earth-the earth is delivered into the hands of the King of kings, its rightful owner.

4.  Who is worthy to open and read the scroll?

 The One/Jesus is worthy.

5.  What three names for Jesus was mentioned and where did they derive from?

 The Lion of the tribe of Judah; the Root of David; the Passover Lamb who was slain.  All three names for Jesus come from the Old Testament.

6.  Why did John begin to weep

 No one in heaven, on earth, or under the earth was excellent enough to open the scroll.



Chapter 5, verses 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13


1.  When the Lamb (Jesus Christ) took the scroll, what happened?

The weeping ended and praise erupted in the form of a new song, celebrating what He had done and what He is about to do.


2.  Who fell down before the Lamb?

 4 living creatures and the 24 elders

3.  Who are the new worshippers?


4.  How many angels are there in the universe?

 ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands-innumerable

5.  What does the praise begin with?

 It began with the praise of the 4 living creatures and the 24 elders

6.  How does the worship end in John's vision?

The worship ends in John's vision as the 4 living creatures and their approval to this great doxology (AMEN).



Chapter 6, 1 - 6


1.  What is the theme of Revelation 4 and 5?

 Worship is the theme.


2.  What is the subject beginning with Revelation 6 and ends with chapter 19?

Wrath is the subject.


3.  What does the horse represent?

The horse represent conquest, battle, war and attack.


4.  In verse 2, who is riding the white horse?

The rider is the Antichrist


5.  What does the bow represent?

A picture of the Antichrist ability to conquer.


6.  What is the great sword used for?

Is the assassin's sword, used to cut the throats of animals or humans.


7.  What does the firery red horseman represent?

Represents not only nations rising against nations but individuals fighting each other.  War, murder, and bloodshed are on the horizon.


8.  What does the black horse represent?

Is often connected with famine in the Bible.



Revelation Chapter 6:9 - 17


1.  What happens when the fifth seal is open?

 The scene shifts from earth back to heaven.


2.  Why is this seal different from the others?

 Rather than presenting the action, it portrays the result of the action.


3.  What kind of action does the fifth seal portray?

 John sees the souls of those who have already been slain.


4.  In the Tribulation period what will be common everywhere?

 Martyrdom will be common everywhere.


5.  During the Tribulation, many of those who trust in God at a certain time will be called to demonstrate their faith.  How will this be done?

Demonstrate often with their lives.


6.  Where were the martyrs of Revelation ?

Described as  being under the altar because the OT priests poured the blood of sacrifices there.


7.  Why did the martyrs cry out to God?

Asking Him  to render justice for all the devoted who have been murdered during the Tribulation. 


8.  What are the five basic elements in the epic judgment of God?

The shaking of the earth, the darkening of the sky, the falling of the stars, the rolling back of the heavens, and the moving of the mountains and the island.



9.  In the Old Testament, prophets consistently connect the shaking of the earth with what?

The prophets consistently connect the shaking of the earth with the final judgment of the Lord.


10.  Who is able to stand in the day of the Lord, the day of God's judgment?

The 144,000 whom God has seated.



Revelation Chapter 7 verses  1 - 17


1.  This chapter records two visions, what were they?


First vision was the 144,000 Jews from the remnant of Israel.  Second vision was portrays a great multitudes of Gentiles who have been martyred for their faith in Christ.


2.  What does God use the wind for?


Are often providential agents that God emplyes to execute His purposes.


3.  How many destructive winds are they?




4.  Who are the sealed?


Servants of God


5.  Who are the 144,000?


Jews -12,000 descendants from each of Israel tribes.


6.  What will God do with the 144,000 ?


The Lord will preserve them through the Tribulation (they will evangicalize others) so they will be alive when the Millennium begins.


7.  What will the servants of God have on their foreheads?


The Father's name on their foreheads.


8.  Where did the mark on the forehead originate?


During John's day for masters to seal or brande their slaves on the forehead or on the hand to declare ownership.


9.  What tribe was a notable omission from the 144,000 and why?


Is Dan.  Even though he was the son of Bilhah, Rachel's handmaid (Gen. 30:6), some scholars have thought that the Antichrist would come from this tribe, perhaps because of their history of idolatry.


10. What tribe did Jesus come from?


Tribe of Judah.


11. What did the multitude consists of ?


Consist of those who have been saved during the Tribulation


12. The multitude stood before the throne made white in the blood of the Lamb and with Palms in their hands, what did this mean?


They are the harvest of the 144,000 Jewish witnesses and deserve this honor before Christ.


13. What did the posture of falling before the throne signify?


This was customary for the angelic host in heaven


14. The ones saved during the tribulation will experence what?


They are the ones who heard and received the gospel message for the first time during Tribulation.


15. What will happen in the temple?


In the presence of God, it will be open to every people group.


16.  What will God do to the tears of the redeemed?


God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.



 Revelation Chapter 8:1 - 13


1.  At this point, the heavens are filled with what?


 Filled with sounds of worship.


2.  What happens with the breaking of  the seventh seal ?


Silence that precedes earth's most awesome and ominous storm.


3.  What is the trumphet used for?


Summoned people to worship.


4.  What does the seven trumphets declare?


The Lord's final intervention, bringing judgment on the earth.


5.  Why do the angels stand before God?


Stands with priestly prerogatives, presenting the prayers of the saints to God.


6.  What will happen at the first sounding of the first trumphet?


The earth will undergo terrible ecological devastation; one-third of all vegetation will be destroyed.


7.  What will happen to the saltwater bodies upon the sounding of the second trumphet?


A great mountain burning with fire is thrown into the sea.  A third of the sea becomes blood, a third of living creatures in the sea die and a third of the ships will be destroyed.


8.  How does the third trumphet affect the waters of the earth?


One third of freshwater becomes wormwood, killing many.


9.  How does the fourth trumphet impact the earth?


Darkens one third of the heavens, causing drastic atmospheric changes, including an extreme decrease in temperature.



Revelation Chapter 9:1 - 12


1.  What is the literal place designed to punish those who rebelled against God while on earth?


 Bible presents Hell as a literal place for those who rebel against God while on earth.


2.  What happens when the fifth trumpet blows?


It will be as if every prison on earth threw open its deoors and set the vilest offendxedrs free - only these doors will belong to hell , and the offenders will be demonic instead of human.


3.  What does the "star" represent?


Is a metaphor for a supernatural being.


4.  What does the "smoke" that rises from the pit depict?


Hell is depicted as a place where the fire never goes out.


5.  What does the "locusts" represent?


Are not real locust.  God promised never to release swarms of of locusts in judgment again after that particular plague in Egypt.  Rather, they are an image of demons swarming over the earth.


6.  What are John's metaphors meant to describe?


Are meant to descirbe strengthj, aggression, fear, fierce oppression, and destructive directed power..


7.  Why will many long for death?


As an escape from the torment of the demons but will be unable to die.


8.  The torment that the demons inflict will be both painful and protracted, like the sting of a what?


Sting of a scorpion.


9.  The demon's power will last how long?


Five months


10. Who are the fallen angels?


The king of demons and demons themselves are fallen angels.


11. Who is the angel of the bottomless pit?


The devil


12.What does Abaddon and Apollyon mean?


Means the same thing as "destroyer".





1.  Where does the command to judge come from?


Horns of the golden alta


2.  What does the judgment of sixth trumpet answer?


The prayers of the Tribulation martyrs.


3.  Who are the four angels?


High ranking fallen angels


4.  What is the most frequent mentioned river in the Bible?




5.  Why should people not know the hour, day, month and year of the release of the four evil angels?


They would orient their lives around this date rather than around God. 


6.  How many people will perish during this judgment?


Revelation 6:8 begins with 25 percent of the world's population being killed .  Now, a third of the remaining 75 percent will be killed.


7.  What does worship dictate?


Always dictates "works".


8.  John describes four works of those who worship idols in the Tribulation, what are they?


Murderers, sorceries, sexual immorality and theft.


9.  Twice John tells us that, rather than falling to their knees and crying out for God's mercy, the people in this vision failed to do what?


Like Pharaoh after the plagues in Egypt - "did not repent."


10. What does sorceries translate to?


Translate the Greek word pharmakon, from which we get our word pharmacy.


11.  What word do we use that is a derivative from the word sorceries?


Ancient drug based occult practices such as astrology, witchcraft, and divination were gateway to demonic possession.


12.  The use of mind-altering substances - doubtless with the approval of the government will be associated with what?


Will be associated with false religions in the end times.



Revelation 10:1 - 11


1.  What does the verses 1 - 11 provide for people?


Provide relief and hope for every believer.


2.  This angel has appeared twice before as what?


First as a prophet and then as the priest.


3.  What do "clouds" symbolize?


Symbolize the presence of God.


4.  The book descibed in verse 2 describes what?


A scroll.


5.  What dioes the Lord holds the "open" book to reveal what?


As proof that His wrath has been fulfilled.


6.  Something occurred when John is forbidden for the first and only time, what was it?


To reveal the content of the revelation he receives.


7.  What is the meaning of the "Seven thunders?"


Will only be known when God decides to make them known.


8.  When will the mystery of God's final judgment and triumph be revealed?


Will be revealed at the end of the Tribulation. 


9.  In verses 8 & 9, John has been asked to participate in one of the scenes.  What was it?


He is told to eat the book that is in the angel's hand (Ezek. 2:8 - 3:3)


10. What would be sweet to the taste and bitter to the belly?


The forthcoming judgment represented by this book.


11. Preaching prophetic truth is what kind of experience?

A bittersweet experience.



REVELATION 11:1 - 19


1.  Why is chapter called a "Jewish" chapter?


It focuses on Jerusalem, the temple, and the place of the Jews in the activities of the end time.


2.  Why is this chapter also called a prophetic chapter?


It does not describe historical events.  This chapter is to be interpreted literally - people, numbers, places and events.


3.  When will the temple be rebuilt?


It will be rebuilt by the Jews in the activities of the end time.


4.  What does Measuring the temple mean?


Has nothing to do with determining its size; rather, it describesGod's pending judgment against the idolatrous worship taking place there.


5.  What does the rod signify.


Signifies God's judgment.


6.  The two witnesses are believed to be whom?


Elijah and Moses.


7.  What does the olive trees and lampstands signify?


Signify their ministry of light in the power of the Holy Spirit.


8. What does people must do to become immortal?


If people are following the will of God, doing what He has called them to do, they are immortal until God deems them finished.


9.  What does verse 7 reference to?


This is the first reference in Revelation to the beast.


10. To be refused burial means what?


To be refused burial was a sign of extreme shame and dishonor.


11. Servants of God are killed and turned into an occasion to do what?


Their deaths are turned into celebrations especially in Jerusalem.


12.  The two witnesses are confronted with whom?




13.  How long did the bodies of the witnesses lay in the street for how long?


Three and half days.


14. What happens to the witnesses when God restores them to life?


The witnesses ascended into heaven and observed by their enemies, wreaking fear and further disaster.


15. What does the seventh trumphet reveal?


The seventh trumpet will reveal God's final seven judgments upon the earth.



REVELATION CHAPTER 11:15 - 19,12:1 - 9


1.  What does the events of 12 - 18 describe?


Describes the transition of power to Jesus Christ as King of kings and Lord of lords.


2.  During the time of Tribulation, the kingdom of this world  belonged to whom?




3.  What does verse 18 outline?


It outlines what happens in the rest of the book.


4.  What does the ark of His covenant contain?


Contained the tablets of the law, a pot of manna, and the rod of Aaron that budded.


5.  Who are the key players in the final conflict in heaven?


The key players are God and Satan.


6.  What did the woman represent?


She represents Israel.


7.  She is trying to give birth to a child.  "Who is the child?"


The Lord Jesus Christ


8.  How many heads is Satan described having?


Seven heads.


9.  What does the heads of Satan indicates what?


The seven heads of this dragon indicate Satan's universal power and evil.


10. The number seven is a symbol of what?


Usually a symbol of totality in the Bible.


11. When Satan was expelled from heaven, how many angelic hosts fell with him?


One third of the angelic hosts.


12. What is Satan's primary purpose?


Satan's purpose is to destroy Christ.


13.  What are the three significant events in Christ's life?


His incarnation (she bore a male Chilod; Isa 7:14; 9:6); His ascension (her Child was caught up to God and His throne; Luke 24:51; Acts 1:9 - 11); and His second coming (who was to rule all nations with a rod a iron; 227; 19:15).


14. How long has the war between God and Satan and their chief angels been going on?


Going on for ages.



15.  Why was Satan casted out of heaven?


Because Satan sought to rival the Most High God and receive the worship that rightfully belongs to God alone.






1.  Who does the "loud voice" belongs to?


Belongs to one of the martyrs described in Revelation 6:9, 10.


2.   What is the basis for all victory over Satan


The death and resurrection of Christ.


3.  What is the ultimate death also called?


Separation from Him (also referred to as the second death).


4.  The martyirs overcame death in three ways.  What are they?


1.  The blood of the lamb    2.  their testamony   3.  their unwavering devotion to God (to their death


5.  Why is Satan's assault considered anti-Semitic?


He persecute the woman, a symbol of Israel


6.  What does water symbolize in verse 15?


 It is more likely that the water symbolizes an aggressive assault by Satan to destroy the Jewish people through their enemies.


7.  Satan's rage during the Tribulation is towards what country?




8.  Who are the remnants of Israel during Tribulation?


The 144,000 who refused to take the mark of the beast.


9.  How many of the remnants refuse to take the mark of the beast?




10. God protects His own  during what part of Tribulation?


The latter part of Tribulation (the final three and half years) for a time and times and half a time.


11.  What does for a time and times and half a time mean?


Three and half years. 



REVELATION 13:1 - 10


1.  The beast that John saw come out of the sea is a composite of four wild animals,.  What are they?


A composite of four wild animals that Daniel saw. (leopard, bear, lion, dragon).


2.  These four creatures represent the four kingdoms that would arise.  Name the four kingdoms.


Babylon, Greece, Persia and Rome


3.  The sea in biblical imagery stands for what?


The general mass of humanity


4.   Who are the conduits of Satan's power?


Anchrist and the false prophet


5.  The term "antichrist" comes from two Greek words and means what?


Means "against" or "instead of" - thus Anti-Christ


6.  The Antichrist will make war against who?


Against Christ and His people


7.  Can Satan create anything new?


Cannot create anything new


8.  Who will fake his death and then "rise again?"


The Antichrist


9.  What will the Antichrist be noted for?


Noted for his eloquence and ability to move the masses


10.  Another beast rises out of the earth.  Who is it?


The false prophet



REVELATION 13:11 - 18


1.  God is a Trinity.  Why is Satan  known of having a trinity?


An unholy trinity - Satan is God the Father, Antichrist is God the Son and the False Prophet is God the Spirit


2.  Name the trinity of Satan.


See above answer


3.  At the end of the age, what will Satan's use a false religion for?


False religion will be one of Satan's means to unite the world under the leadership of the Antichrist


4.  What will the false prophet try to pass himself off as?


The returned Elijah


5.  The false prophet will imitate the miracle of the two witnesses to do what?


By calling down fire.....from heaven


6.  The false prophet will convince people to build an image of worship of whom?




7.  What will be newly constructed at this time?


Jewish temple


8.  What will the false prophet cause the image to do?


He will cause the image to speak


9.  Thed Greek word for mark was always associated with what?


Always associated with the Roman emperor


10.  What was the mark used for?


It often contained the emperor's name his effigy and the year of his reign.


11.  What number is used for the mark of the beast?





Revelation 14:1 - 5


1.  What is very important in prophetic writings and it also was the capital city of David?


Mount Zion


2.  Where will the 144,000 receive their reward for finishing their work?


Earthly Zion


3.  Who are the singers?


Redeemed Jews praising God


4.  Why are the singers praising God?


For God for fulfilling His promise to protect them


5.  Why is it that nobody could learn their song?


Because these witnesses are unique


6.  This group had gone through what period?


Through the teeth of the Tribulation


7.  The Christian's best preparation for ministry is to do what?


No power like that of people who have kept themselves pure from the world and who have God's seal upon them


8.  Virgins is what kind of description?


Is not a physical description but a spiritual one


9.  Who must be pure in their ministry?


The 144,000 must be pure in their ministry


10.  What is one of the gross sins of the Tribulation?


Will be apostasy-spiritual adultery


11.  The Antichrist will come in the power of who?




12.  How will the Antichrist persuade people to believe in him?


Have the power of Satan with false wonders so that the multitudes will believe a lie.



REVELATION 14:6 - 20


1.  These announcements connect the rest of the Book of Revelation with the seventh trumpet presented in what chapter?


Chapter 11


2.  The first Babylon mentioned in the Bible was a city founded by whom?


A rebel named Nimrod


3.  How was the gospel describe in verse 6?


Described as everlasting


4.  What was Babylon known for?


First great Gentile world power to persecute God's people and abuse nations of the world.


5.  Why is Babylon used in the Book of Revelation?


Serves as a preliminary announcement of the final overthrow of the false religious system of the end time.


6.  Babylon refers not only to a place but also as what?


A system of idolatrous worship that centers in Satan.


7.  In verses 9 - 11, this announcement puts the options of those dwelling on earth in concise form.  What are the options?


Worship the beast and be damned by God, or worship God and be damned by the beast.


8.  What does "patience" refer to?




9.  In verse 13, the NT begins with Jesus' beatitudes for whom?


 For the living.


10.  In verse 13, the NT end with Jesus' beatitudes for whom?


For the dying.


11.  How many beatitudes are in the Book of Revelation?




12.  What does the word "rest" refer to?


Pictures sailors who spend their entire lives at sea and finally come to their home port.  The word means refreshment, rejuvenation, or the absence of struggle and persecution, not idle activity as some assume.



REVELATION 14:17 -  20


1.  Where does the first angel come from?

 From the temple

2.  What was the first angel carrying?

 A sharp sickle

3.  Where does the second angel come from?

 From the altar

4.  What kind of power does the second angel have?

 He orders the first angel

5.  Which angel is in charge of the mission?

 The second angel

6.  What does the second angel order the first angel to do?

 To cut the ripe clusters

7.  Who is being thrown into the winepress?


8.  The people of the earth are descibed as what?


9.  What is the final battle called?


10.  The bllood that is shed at this last battle is said to have the proportion of a flood, covering how many mile area?

200 mile square area 

11.  What is the depth of the blood?

 Four feet

12.  This terrible judgment of God is also prophesied by whom?

 Joel (Joel 3:11  16)





1.  The word plague is translated elsewhere in the Bible by what word?




2.  Armageddon is also known as what?


Final judgement


3.  Those who triumph over Satan is given what?




4.  What does God give the 144,000?




5.  What is the instrument of joy and celebration in the Bible?




7.  In verses 3 and 4, this song is modeled after what song?


Song of Moses


8.  Where does the 144,000 sing the song?


By the sea


9. What are the seven bowls filled with?


The wrath of God


10. What is smoke a symbol of?


A symbol of the presence and glory of the Lord


11.  Why is everyone prohibited to enter the temple? 


Prohibited until the bowls were  emptied illustrates that individuals who refuse to drink the cup of God's salvation must drink from the bowls of His wrath.





1.  The seven seal judgments present the world ruined by whom?




2.  The seven trumpet judgments resent the world ruled by whom?




3.  The seven bowl judgments present the world reclaimed by whom?




4.  One by one the angels will turn over their bowls which does what?


Which recall some of the plagues God poured out on Egypt before the Exodus


5.  The loud voice belongs to whom?


God Himself


6.  What does the sore symbolizes ?


 An outward sign of some inward corruption


7.  Unbelievers will have no explanation for what?


For the bowl judgments


8.  What happens when the second bowl is poured out?


 Every creature in the sea dies


9.  What happens when the third bowl is poured out?


Extends to freshwater rivers and lakes, turning the bitter water into bloody water


10.  The altar is the focus of this message of retribution, why?


Because the souls of the slain saints are held under the altar


11.  Where are the souls of the slain saints held?


Under the altar


12.  What does the voice declare?


God's justices in judging His enemies, who have martyred His people




REVELATION 16: 8 - 15


1. When God created the sun, He caused it to shine on whom?


godly and ungodly


2.  Who will feel the scorch of the sun during the Tribulation?




3.  How the world pictured during this time?


A world out of control


4.  What happens when the fifth bowl is poured out?


God centers His judgment on the place of Satan


5.  The sixth bowl judgment is similar to what trumpet judgment ?


6.  What happens at the sixth bowl judgment?


Similar to to the sixth trumpet


7.  What is Armageddon also called?


The battle of the great day of God almighty


8.  Who is the unholy trinity?


Satan, antichrist and false prophet


9.  What is the unholy trinity committed to?


Destruction of Israel


10.  Before God allows the lqst bowl to be poured out on the earth, there is one more warning in the form of a what?


An interlude


11.  The Lord will come to the world as a what at the end of the Tribulation?


As a thief at the end of the tribulation


12.  What does Armageddon mean and where is it located?


Mount of Megiddo, a mountain the plain of Esdraelon 



REVELATION 16:17 - 21, 17:1


1.  The seventh angel tips his bowl and its outpouring is followed by what?


Thunder, lightning and hailstones


2.  Hailstones weighed approximately how much?


Up to a 100 pounds


3.  What is the weight of a talent?


100 pounds


4.  What did a loud voice say from the temple of heaven?


It is done!


5.  These words were spoken again when what was complete.


Judging human sin


6.  What will happen when the final act of judgment is complete?


Christ returns


7.  What must unrepentant humanity face during eternal judgment?


eternal judgment in the lake of fire


8. What does the great harlot represent?


Devil's spiritually adultenous system of religion


9.  The harlot made kings and the inhabitants of the earth drunk with what?


Power, pride, false worship and material possessions


10.  What is considered spiritual adultery?


Any worship besides the worship of the God of the Bible


11.  The harlotry of the false religious system in the last days will be seen how?


Harlotry alliance with the political powers of the world


12.  What does the seven heads and 10 horns speak of? 


Speak of the political system of the beast, the antichrist 



REVELATION 17:4 - 11


1.  How is the great harlot dressed?


Like a queen


2.  The cup she holds is full of what?


Abomination and filthiness of her fornication


3.  In what way does sin work?


It comes covered in an attractive veneer that hides its evil and hideous consequences


4.  The name on the woman's forehead recalls the place where idolatry began.  What is the name of the city?


The tower of Babel.  Babylon


5.  What is the name of the city yet unknown?


Babylon the Great


6.  Does the system of idolatry continue to this day?




7.  Who begins to interpet the mystery of John's vision?


An angel


8.  Who is the deceiver of the whole world?


The beast/Antichrist


9.  One of his deceptions include what?


A contrived death and resurrection


10. The woman is known as whom and is a representative of what?


The harlot.  The representative of the false religious system of the end time


11.  The seven mountains represents what city?




12.  Who is the eighth king?


The Antichrist



Revelation 17:12 - 18


1.  What does the 10 horns represent?


10 kings


2.  Who was given authority to rule the world along with the Antichrist?


The 10 kings


3.  When will this rule occur?


During the Tribulation


4.  How will their reign end?


With the triumph of the Lamb, Jesus Christ


5.  Who will triump?


Jesus Christ


6.  What do these verses describe?


The self-destructive nature of sin


7.  What happens to the people who rule with Rome?


They turn against Rome (the harlot) and destroy her


8.  Who does the evil world system follow?


The beast


9. What will happen to the evil world system?


The beast destroys it


10.  What does God do with the kings?


God moves the kings to want to fulfill His purpose shows that He is still in control and that His goodness still reigns


11.  Who is in control and what will reigns




12.  What city rules over the kings of the earth?


Chapter 17 concludes with Babylon, that great city ruling over the kings of the earth 



Revelation 18:1 - 10


1.  Whose reign will not be long, but it will be horrendous?




2.  Chapter 18 records the end of the delusion of whom?


Satan and his host of worshippers


3.  What city will be reduced to an ash heap by One with greater authority and glory?




4.  The Greek word "fallen" describes what?


An instantaneous action


5. How long will God take to destroy the city decisively?


In the course of one hour


6.  What city will become famous around the world as the most enlightened and liberated city on the planet, giving a free rein to all forms of immorality and depravity?




7.  The Greek word rendered reached in verse 5, 6 literally means what?


To be glued or welded together


8.  The city's sins will be so vast that they "touch" what?


They "touch" the heavens


9.  In the end times, the pride of whom will live again in the ruler of the final Babylon?




10.  This city will provide a platform for the most evil tyrant the world has ever known.  Who is the tyrant?




11.  The loss of this capital of sin will cause what?


The leaders of the world to weep as much for their loss as for hers


12.  Why will the leaders be standing at a distance?


They will be standing at a distance for fear of her torment



REVELATION  18 11 - 20


1.  Why do the merchants and mariners of the earth mourn at the destruction of Babylon?



When the economic hub of the world is gone


2.  What is called Babylon's inhumanity?


Merchandise of ....bodies and souls of men 


3.  The final system of commerce championed by the beast will do what?


Dehumanize humankind


4.  The catalog of how many items forms the basis for end-time economic commerce?


28 items


5.  What did this list consist of ?


Includes the various material possessions for which people have labored, schemed, and become enslaved throughout history


6.  What is the effort symbolic of?


Symbolic of humankind's perennial pursuit of extravagant wealth


7.  What classes of people on earth mourned the judgment of Babylon?


3 classes: monarchs, merchants and mariners


8.  Who are the three classes of people in Heaven?


saints, apostles, and prophets


9.  These classes of people in Heaven are called upon to do what?


Called upon to rejoice


10.  Unrestrained jubilation by the people of God is the result from what? 


The people of God are at last vindicated and retribution is meted out to the city that had perswecuted and martyred them



Revelation 18:21 


1.  How many times is "anymore" used?


six times


2.  What does "anymore" express?


"not at all"


3.  Never again will human joy exist in what city?





Revelation 19:1 - 8


1.  The first praise is a response to the angel's command to rejoice, why?


For the Lord's judgment of the great harlot in destroying  Babylon


2.  Whose blood did Christ avenged?


The blood of His servants


3.  The punishment of sinners is a cause of praise for whom?


For God's people


4.  Up until this time, who was delivered from the power and penalty of sin?


The redeemed


5.  The final shout of praise comes from whom?


From the whole host of the redeemed


6.  At this moment something happens in recognizing that Jesus Christ is Lord,  what was it?


At this moment every knee bows and every tongue confesses that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father


7.  The time for mariage of whom has come.  




8.  When does this marriage event occur?


After the judgment seat of Christ and before the Second Coming


9.  What happens at the judgment seat of Christ?


 The saints must stand before Christ and have their works (righteous acts) tested before they are ready to be presented.


10.  How will the saints be presented to Christ?


To Him as His bride 



Revelation 19:9, 10 


1.  How is this meal different from the marriage of the Lamb?


The meal takes place on earth


2.  What country does this meal involve?




3.  Who will be the center of attraction?


Jesus Christ


4.  Who is the Bridegroom?


Jesus Christ


5.  John list four distinct personages at the feast, what are they?


The Bridegroom, who is Christ; the bride, which is the church; the comnpanions of the bride; and the companions of the Bridegroom


6.  The latter two of the distinct personages probably refers to whom?




7.  The marriage feast will last how long?


1000 years


8.  How many supppers are mentioned in this chapter?




9.  The marriage supper of the Lamb described what?


A time of joy that follows the wedding


10.  What is the supper of the Great God?


Is a time of judgment that follows the battle of Armageddon



REVELATION 19:11 - 16


1.  Who are gathered for a final assault against God and His people?


All the nations


2.  Who is the slain Lamb in Revelation 5?


Jesus Christ


3.  In Revelation 19:11, who is identified as a "mighty warrior"?


Jesus Christ


4.  How does Christ slay His enemies?


His Word


5.  Who follows Him but never lift a hand in the Battle of Armageddon?


His army


6.  What are the three names that describe the entire ministry of Jesus?


Faithful and True,  the Word of God and King of kings and Lord of lords


7.  What does Faithful and True indicates?


His intimacy and oneness with the Father and thus His eternal existence


8.  What does the Word of God refer to?


Refers back to Jesus' incarnation, when the "Word became flesh"


9.  What does King of Kings and Lord of Lords mean?


Designating His role as the Sovereign ruler of the earth when He returns


10.  How will Christ return?


Return with an army that will rule with Him once the victory is won


11.  What does Christ's Second Coming execute?


Judgment on those who who have denied Him


12.  How will Jesus strike the nations?


With a word


13.  What will Jesus' scepter be?


Will be an iron shepherd's rod


14.  What does the "robe" symbolize?





15. What does the "thigh" symbolize?




16.  Jesus will be the supreme and sole ruler of the earth.  What prophecy does this fulfill?


Prophecy of Isaiah 9:6, 7



Revelation 19:17 - 21


1.  Who is included in the carnage?


Every single person-from the mighty men to the captains, the kings, the small and great, bond and free


2.  How many times is word  "birds" found in the Bible?


3 times


3.  What kind of "birds" is being referenced?


Scavenger birds


4.  What is the supper of Armageddon refered to?


The supper of the Great God


5.  What will the birds do after the Battle of Armageddon?


They will feast on the fallen corpses of the enemies of the Lord


6.  Who gathers to make war against God?


All of those who have gathered under the leadership of beast and the false prophet


7.  Who are the leaders of those who gather to make war against God?


The beast and the false prophet


8.  Who are captured and thrown into the lake of fire?


The beast and the false prophet


9.  When will Satan join them?


After a thousand years, the Millennium


10. What happens to the remaining members of the beast's armies?


The remaining members are killed by the conquering Christ, sent to hades awaiting judgment at the Great White Throne


11.  What is the name of the place where the above mentioned members will be held until judgment at the :"Great White Throne.?







1.  What does Millennium mean?


thousand years


2.  What does Millennium period refer to?


The period when Christ will rule as King over al the earth 


3.  What will be the capital where Christ will rule?




4.  What will happen during the 1000 years of Christ's rule?


There will be peace and righteousness on earth 


5.  What will happen to Satan during this time?


He will be bound


6.  In verse 1, why is this vision recorded?


To inform readers that following his return to earth the Lord Jesus will deal with Satan


7.  In various ways, the New Testament labels Satan as what?


The ruler of this world


8.  How did Satan acquire the title identified by question 7?


By default from Adam


9.  How will Satan's rule end?


His fate was sealed at the cross and by the Resurrection


10. Where will Satan be imprisoned during the Millennium?


Bottomless pit


11.  Who was assigned to bind Satan for a thousand years?


An angel


12.  How many times is a thousand years reference to?


Six times


13.  What are the four titles given to Satan?


Dragon, serpent of old, Devil and Satan


14.  What happens to the bottomless pit during the Millennium?


It is sealed


15.  What happens to Satan at the end of the Millennium?


Satan is released to fulfill God's eternal plans



Revelation 20:4 - 8 


1.  What is visible when a "new" scene is open?




2.  What does this scene indicate?


Indicating both rule and judgment


3.  What is generally referred to as the martyrs of the Tribulation?


Souls of those who had been beheaded


4.  Who will reign with Christ on earth during the Millennium?


Martyrs of the Tribulation


5.  What does the rest of the dead refer to?


To all of the unsaved through the ages who have died 


6.  Where will the rest of the dead stand before?


The Great White Throne


7.  In verse 6, who is this blessing for?


Those who will participate in the first resurrection-the righteous from the dawn of history through the Tribulation period


8.  Who are the ones who experience a second death?


Refers to all the unsaved through the ages who have died and will be raised after the Millennium to stand before the Great White Throne


9.  Where will they eventually find their place ?


Lake of fire


10. Satan's release at the end of the thousand years show two things what are they?


That he has not changed and that the heart of humankind is desperately wicked


11. What will Satan do as a final act?


He will recruit an army to attack Jerusalem, the abode of Christ


12. Who willl volunteer for Satan's army?


People will volunteer for that army to attack the camp of the Saints


13. What are the names given to the army and its leader?


Gog and Magog


14.  Who is the leader?





Revelation 20:10 - 


1.  What will destroy Satan armies?


2.  What will happen to Satan?


3.  Who will be in the lake of fire preceding Satan's entry?


4.  What will be complete as introduced in chapters 12 and 13?


5.  Where will the Great White Throne be set up?


6.  Who is the Judge on the throne?


7.  Who treads the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of almighty God?


8.  Almost  every verse in this section begins with "and", which indicates a continuing what?


9.  Who stands before the white throne?


10. What is the only group that will be seen at the white throne?


11.  What is the judgment of?


12  .How is the gradation of punishment in helll determined?


13.  What does this gradation mean?


14.  What are the twins of sin's curse? 


15.  Where are the condemned sent?


16.  What is the second death?




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