Friday, October 31, 2008

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Who is "Babylon The Great"?

In which city was Christ was crucified? Why does John never refer to that city by name? (11:8)

Why is this city, instead, called “Sodom and Egypt”? (11:8)

Why is it also called “the great city”? (11:8)

What does the image of a harlot symbolize in the prophets, and why is this symbol applied to Babylon? (14:8)

Outside of which city is the winepress of the wrath of God trodden? (14:19)

Why, in preparation for the judgment of Babylon, do armies cross the Euphrates and gather in Israel? (16:12-21)

What great city is divided by an earthquake in the final bowl judgment? (16:19)

Why are the saints told to come out of Babylon? (18:4)

Why is Babylon referred to by the same name as the city in which Christ was crucified ? (18:10; 11:8)

Why is the destruction of Babylon said to be a judgment on behalf of saints, apostles, and prophets? (18:20)

Why is Babylon judged for blood that, according to Jesus, was all to be required of Jesus’ own generation? (18:24; Luke 11:47-51; Matthew 23:29-39)

Why is the city which comes down from heaven after the destruction of Babylon called the New Jerusalem? (21:2)

Tuesday, October 14, 2008