Revelation 1:3 (NASB) Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and heed the things which are written in it; for the time is near.
Revelation 1:19 (NASB) “Therefore write the things which you have seen, and the things which are, and the things which will take place after these things.
I. The beast carries the woman
2 Thessalonians 2:3 (NASB) Let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not comeunless the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction,
2 Thessalonians 2:9-10 (NASB) 9 that is,the one whose coming is in accord with the activity of Satan, with all power and signs and false wonders, 10 and with all the deception of wickedness for those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved.
Revelation 13:8 All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyonewhose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been slain.
2 Thessalonians 2:10 (NASB) and with all the deception of wickedness for those who perish, because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved.
2 Thessalonians 2:11 (NASB) For this reason God will send upon them a deluding influence so that they will believe what is false,
II. The beast and the woman’s city
Isaiah 13:17-20 (NASB) 17 Behold, I am going to stir up the Medes against them, Who will not value silver or take pleasure in gold. 18 And their bows will mow down the young men, They will not even have compassion on the fruit of the womb, Nor will their eye pity children. 19 And Babylon, the beauty of kingdoms, the glory of the Chaldeans’ pride, Will be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah. 20 It will never be inhabited or lived in from generation to generation; Nor will the Arab pitch histent there, Nor will shepherds make their flockslie down there.
1 Peter 5:13 (NASB) She who is in Babylon, chosen together with you, sends you greetings, and so does my son, Mark.
2 Thessalonians 2:8 Then that lawless one will be revealed whom the Lord will slay with the breath of His mouth and bring to an end by the appearance of His coming;
III. The beast comes to destroy the woman