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Study Guide: Revelation 9:13-21 - Open Minds, Hard Hearts

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Revelation9:13-21 By SarahGrace Rogers Then the sixth angel blew his trumpet, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar before God, saying to the sixth angel who had the trumpet, "Release the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates." So the four angels, who had been prepared for the hour, the day, the month, and the year, were released to...

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Study Guide: Revelation 9:1-12 - Opening the Abyss

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Revelation 9:1-12 And the fifth angel blew his trumpet, and I saw a star fallen from heaven to earth, and he was given the key to the shaft of the bottomless pit. He opened the shaft of the bottomless pit, and from the shaft rose smoke like the smoke of a great furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened with the smoke from the shaft. Then from the smoke came locusts o...

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Study Guide: Revelation 8:1-13 - Breaking the Earth

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Revelation 8:1-13 When the Lamb opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven for about half an hour.Then I saw the seven angels who stand before God, and seven trumpets were given to them. And another angel came and stood at the altar with a golden censer, and he was given much incense to offer with the prayers of all the saints on the golden altar before the thro...

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Study Guide: Revelation 7:9-17 - In Wrath, Remember Mercy

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Revelation 7:9-17 After this I looked, and behold, a great multitude that no one could number, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, with palm branches in their hands, and crying out with a loud voice, "Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!" And ...

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Study Guide: Revelation 7:1-8 - Restoration and Protection

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Revelation 7:1-8 After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, that no wind might blow on earth or sea or against any tree. Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising of the sun, with the seal of the living God, and he called with a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm ea...

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Study Guide: Revelation 6:9-17 - Martyrs and Kings

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Revelation 6:9-17 When he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the witness they had borne. They cried out with a loud voice, "O Sovereign Lord, holy and true, how long before you will judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?" Then they were each given a white robe and told to rest...

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Study Guide: Revelation 6:1-8 - Birth Pains

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Revelation 6:1-8 Now I watched when the Lamb opened one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures say with a voice like thunder, "Come!" And I looked, and behold, a white horse! And its rider had a bow, and a crown was given to him, and he came out conquering, and to conquer. When he opened the second seal, I heard the second living creature say, "...

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Study Guide: Revelation 5:1-14 - Who Is Worthy?

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Revelation 5:1-14 Then I saw in the right hand of him who was seated on the throne a scroll written within and on the back, sealed with seven seals. And I saw a mighty angel proclaiming with a loud voice, "Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?" And no one in heaven or on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or to look into it, and I began t...

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Study Guide: Revelation 4:1-11 - The Throne

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Revelation 4:1-11 After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, "Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this." At once I was in the Spirit, and behold, a throne stood in heaven, with one seated on the throne. And he who sat there had the appearance of jaspe...

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Study Guide: Revelation 3:14-22 (Laodicea)

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Laodicea - Revelation 3:14-22 14"And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: 'The words of theAmen,the faithful and true witness,the beginning of God's creation.15"'I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot.Would that you were either cold or hot!16So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth.17Foryousay, I am rich, I ...

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Study Guide: Revelation 3:7-13 (Philadelphia)

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Philadelphia- Revelation 3:7-13 7 "And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: 'The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. 8 " 'I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kep...

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Study Guide: Revelation 1:18-29 (Thyatira)

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Thyatira - Revelation 2:18-29 18 And to the angel of the church in Thyatira write: 'The words of the Son of God, who has eyes like a flame of fire, and whose feet are like burnished bronze. 19 " 'I know your works, your love and faith and service and patient endurance, and that your latter works exceed the first. 20 But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woma...

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Study Guide: Revelation 2:12-17 (Pergamum)

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Pergamum - Revelation 2:12-17 12 "And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: 'The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. 13 " 'I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not deny my faith 2 even in the days of Antipas my faithful witness, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells. 14 But I have a few things a...

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Study Guide: Revelation 2:8-11 (Smyrna)

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Smyrna - Revelation 2:8-11 8 "And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write: 'The words of the first and the last, who died and came to life. 9 " 'I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich) and the slander of those who say that they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan. 10 Do not fear what you are about to suffer. Behold, the devil is about...

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Study Guide: Revelation 2:1-7 (Ephesus)

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Ephesus - Revelation 2:1-7 "To the angel of the church in Ephesus write: 'The words ofhim who holds the seven stars in his right hand,who walks among the seven golden lampstands.2"'I knowyourworks, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, buthave tested thosewho call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false....

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Study Guide: Revelation 1:9-20

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Revelation 1:9-20 9I, John, your brother andpartner inthe tribulation andthe kingdom andthe patient endurance that are inJesus, was on the island called Patmoson account of the word of God and the testimony of Jesus.10I was in the Spirit on the Lord's day, and I heard behind me a loud voicelike a trumpet11saying,"Write what you see in a book and send it to the seven chu...

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Galatians 6:11-18 Study Guide

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Galatians 6:11-18 11See with what large letters I am writing to youwith my own hand.12It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh whowould force you to be circumcised, and onlyin order that they may not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.13For even those who are circumcised do not themselves keep the law, but they desire to have you circumcised that they m...

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Galatians 5:16-26 Study Guide

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Galatians 5:16-26 16But I say,walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratifythe desires of the flesh.17For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other to keep you from doing the things you want to do.18But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.19Nowthe works o...

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Galatians 5:2-15 Study Guide

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Galatians 5:2-15 2 Look: I, Paul, say to you thatif you accept circumcision,Christ will be of no advantage to you.3I testify again to every man who accepts circumcision thathe is obligated to keep the whole law.4You are severedfrom Christ, youwho would be justifiedby the law;you have fallen away from grace.5For through the Spirit, by faith, we ourselves eagerlywait fo...

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Galatians 4:21-5:1 Study Guide

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Galatians 4:21-5:1 21Tell me, you who desire to be under the law,do you not listen to the law?22For it is written that Abraham had two sons,one by a slave woman andone by a free woman.23But the son of the slave was born according to the flesh, while theson of the free woman was born through promise.24Now this may be interpreted allegorically: these women are twocovena...

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Galatians 4:8-20 Study Guide

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Galatians 4:8-20 8 Formerly, when youdid not know God, youwere enslaved to those that by natureare not gods.9But now that you have come to know God, or ratherto be known by God,how can you turn back again tothe weak and worthless elementary principles of the world, whose slaves you want to be once more?10You observe days and months and seasons and years!11I am afraidI may...

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Galatians 4:1-7 Study Guide

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Galatians 4:1-7 1 I mean that the heir, as long as he is a child, is no different from a slave,though he is the owner of everything,2but he is under guardians and managers until the date set by his father.3In the same way we also, when we were children,were enslaved to the elementary principlesof the world.4Butwhen the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son,bor...

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Galatians 3:23-29 Study Guide

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Galatians 3:23-29 23Now before faith came, we were held captive under the law,imprisoned until the coming faith would be revealed.24So then,the law was ourguardian until Christ came,in order that we might be justified by faith.25But now that faith has come, we are no longer under a guardian,26for in Christ Jesusyou are all sons of God, through faith.27For as many of you a...

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Galatians 3:15-22 Study Guide

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Download a PDF of the full Study Guide Galatians 3:15-22 15 To give a human example, brothers even with a man-made covenant, no one annuls it or adds to it once it has been ratified. 16 Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring. It does not say, "And to offsprings," referring to many, but referring to one, "And to your offspring," who is Christ. 17 Thi...

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Galatians 3:10-14 Study Guide

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Download a PDF of the full Study Guide Galatians 3:10-14 10 For all who rely on works of the law are under a curse; for it is written,"Cursed be everyone who does notabide by all things written in the Book of the Law, and do them."11Now it is evident thatno one is justified before God by the law, for"The righteous shall live by faith." 12But the law is not of faith, ra...

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Galatians 3:1-9 Study Guide

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Download a PDF of the full Study Guide Galatians 3:1-9 1 O foolish Galatians! Who has bewitched you? It was before your eyes that Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified.2Let me ask you only this:Did youreceive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith?3Are you so foolish?Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected bythe flesh?4Did yo...

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Galatians 2:17-21 Study Guide

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Download a PDF of the full Study Guide Galatians 2:17-21 17 But if, in our endeavor to be justified in Christ, we too were foundto be sinners, is Christ then a servant of sin? Certainly not!18For if I rebuild what I tore down, I prove myself to be a transgressor.19For through the law Idied to the law, so that I mightlive to God.20I have beencrucified with Christ. It is...

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Galatians 2:11-16 Study Guide

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Download a PDF of the full Study Guide Galatians 2:11-16 11Butwhen Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed himto his face, because he stood condemned.12For before certain men came from James,he was eating with the Gentiles; but when they came he drew back and separated himself, fearingthe circumcision party.13And the rest of the Jews acted hypocritically along with him, so t...

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Galatians 2:1-10 Study Guide

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Download a PDF of the full Study Guide Galatians 2:1-10 Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along with me.2I went up because of a revelation and set before them (though privately before thosewho seemed influential) the gospel thatI proclaim among the Gentiles,in order to make sure I was not running or had notrun in vain.3B...

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Galatians 1:6-10 Study Guide

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Download a PDF of the full Study Guide Galatians 1:6-10 6I am astonished that you areso quickly desertinghim who called you in the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel7not that there is another one, butthere are some who trouble you and want to distort the gospel of Christ.8But even if we or anangel from heaven should preach to you agospel contrary to ...

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Galatians 1:1-5 Study Guide

Download the full study guide PDF Galatians 1:1-5 Main Idea:God the Father initiates our salvation, and God the Son accomplishes our salvation Overview:In this section, Paul seeks to establish his apostolic authority by claiming that it was given to him through Jesus Christ, whose resurrection from the dead proves his claim to be the son of God. After establishing his...

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