Bible Study Fellowship (BSF)

Women’s Evening Bible Study

Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) is an in-depth, interdenominational Bible study for women of all ages and backgrounds.  

For those who travel, you can get lessons online.  

If you have any questions or want more details, please contact Sharon Stone. You can find her phone number and email address in the Members' Directory.  

To learn more about BSF, visit their website at www.bsfinternational.org.  

Holy Trinity's BSF Blog by Sharon Stone

Women's Evening Bible Study of Revelation, February Post

Posted by on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 @ 12:52 PM

Rev. 13: Beasts from the Sea and the Earth - Rev. 13:1-6 John saw a beast with power from the dragon. Rev. 13:7-10 John saw everyone worship the beast except those in the Lamb’s book. Rev. 11-18 John saw the second beast, who performed miraculous signs. Rev. 1-18 John saw the vision of an unholy trinity, whose intent was to deceive the world. Review of Rev 13: John saw the dragon and two beasts, who controlled everyone except God’s people. God’s wisdom and power protect His children from evil and deception. 

Perseverance in Suffering - Genesis 3; Romans 8:19-22: Suffering has plagued mankind since the days of the Fall. Mark 8:34-38; Philippians 3:10; Acts 5:41: Jesus died to save sinners and renew their eternal relationship with Him. Romans 5:3-4; 8:17, 28-30: While God does not create suffering, He has designed a purpose in it. Psalm 23; 2 Corinthians 12:6-10; Revelation 21:4: God equips His people in their suffering.Review of Bible passages on Perseverance in Suffering: Strength in hard times comes from faith in God’s sovereignty and goodness. Suffering has been an earthly reality since the first sin. God’s people can expect suffering as they are conformed into the image of Jesus Christ. God’s people are sufficiently equipped to endure and grow in their suffering. 

Rev. 14: The Lamb’s People and the Harvest of the Earth - Rev. 14:1-5 John saw the Lamb with the 144,000. Rev. 14:6-13 John heard three angels proclaim the gospel and judgment. Angels describe the torment of eternal judgment of unbelievers. Rev. 14:14-20 John saw a harvest for God’s wrath. Review of Rev. 14: John saw the Lamb, the 144,000, proclaiming angels and a wrathful judgment. All who are in Christ are safe from God’s inescapable wrath. 

Rev. 15-16: The Bowl Judgments - Rev. 15:1-4 John saw angels of judgment and heard a heavenly song of praise.  Rev. 15:5-8 John saw the seven angels receive seven bowls filled with the wrath of God. Rev. 16:1-14 John saw God’s judgment on earth and people’s refusal to repent. Rev. 16:15-21 Jesus foretold His coming as His judgment was completed. Review of Rev. 15-16: John described a victorious song, God’s wrath and Jesus’ promised return. God reveals His praiseworthy character in His powerful judgment. 

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