Judges 17-21

The message of Judges is "don't do what you think is right." You are a bad judge of what is right. You need a King!

Scripture references: Judges 17:1-6, Judges 18:18-20, Judges 21:25, Judges 21:20-21, Deuteronomy 12:8, Proverbs 21:2, Proverbs 3:5-7, Numbers 15:37-41

Revelation 13

Revelation 12 review:

1. Why does God's church face enormous persecution at the hands of a vicious enemy?

2. How is the future hope laid out in Revelation a settled reality?

3. How will God's people join the triumph? What attribute is required?

Revelation 13 questions:

1. What world power and which individual is the "beast" likened to?

2. Who will resist bowing to the beast?

3. How does one take the mark of the beast and is this only a future concern?

4. What name did the early church calculate from John's riddle?

Revelation 8 & 9

1. What is God doing by giving these visions of judgement?
2. The visions do not seem to scare unbelievers into repentance; they actually seem to have the opposite effect (9:20-21). Who is the target audience for the warnings here?
3. Which people will be safe from the wrath of God?
4. How do we know who have been "sealed"?

Revelation 7:1-17

Revelation 7 Questions

1. Is this the first time in the Bible we see the servants of God being sealed?

2. Which group of people are the sealed ones being separated from?

3. Who is missing from the list of tribes and why?

4. Who are the great multitude and how have they exited the "great tribulation"?