Revelation

The final apocalyptic plagues – the Seven Bowls of God’s Wrath are poured on the world (Revelation 15:1 – 16:21)

John saw in heaven another great and marvelous sing: seven angels with the seven last plagues. With these last plagues, God’s judgment is completed. John saw what looked like a sea of glass glowing with fire. Standing beside the sea were those who had been victorious over the beast and…
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Ezekiel

Coals of fire over Jerusalem – Cherubim, a wheel within a wheel, and living creatures by the Kebar River (Ezekiel 10:1 – 10:20)

After the man clothed in linen returned with word that all the righteous in the city had been marked to be spared from the slaughter, Ezekiel saw the likeness of a throne of lapis lazuli (a beautiful precious stone) above the vault that was over the heads of the cherubim.…
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Daniel

King Nebuchadnezzar demands the wise men tell him his dream – then Daniel and the wise men are sentenced to execution (Daniel 2:1 – 2:18)

  In the second year of his reign (603 BC), Nebuchadnezzar had more dreams. His mind was troubled and he could not sleep. The king summoned the magicians, enchanters, sorcerers, and astrologers to tell him what he had dreamed. Whey the arrived and stood before the king, he said to…
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Matthew

Jesus heals a man with a shriveled hand while the Pharisees plot to kill him (Matthew 12:9 – 12:21)

After the conflict with the Pharisees in the grain field, Jesus went on from the place. He went into the Pharisees synagogue and a man with a paralyzed, shriveled hand was there. Looking for a reason to bring charges against Jesus, the Pharisees asked him, “Is it lawful to heal…
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Genesis

Joseph reveals his true identity to his brothers – and offers them a home in Egypt (Genesis 45:1 – 45:28)

After Judah plead with Joseph to allow them to return home with their younger brother, Benjamin, Joseph could no longer contain himself and cried out, “Have everyone leave my presence!” Everybody left the room except for Joseph and his brothers. Joseph revealed to them that he was the “lost” brother…
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Revelation

The Song of the 144,000 – three angels deliver three messages of judgement for mankind (Revelation 14:1 – 14:20)

John saw standing on Mount Zion, the lamb and the 144,000 who had his name and the Father’s name written on their foreheads. He heard a sound from heaven like the roar of rushing waters and loud thunder. Then he heard a sound like harpists playing their harps. The 144,000…
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Ezekiel

Ezekiel witnesses the execution of the wicked idolaters (Ezekiel 9:1 – 9:11)

God continued pointing out the wickedness of the exiled people to Ezekiel. Ezekiel heard him call out in a loud voice, “Bring me those who are appointed to execute judgement on the city. Have each bring a weapon in hand.” Ezekiel saw six men coming from the direction of the…
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Daniel

Nebuchadnezzar raids Jerusalem and takes Daniel and his companions to be his personal servants (Daniel 1:1 – 1:21)

It was the third year of the reign of Jehoiakim, king of Judah, when Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon, besieged Jerusalem. Nebuchadnezzar took King Jehoiakim and objects from the Great Temple to the temple of his god(s) in Babylonia. Nebuchadnezzar ordered Ashpenaz, chief of his court officials, to bring some members…
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Daniel

An introduction to Daniel – Detailed outline and introduction to the book of Daniel

Daniel is an account of the activities and visions of Daniel, a Jew of noble heritage who was exiled to Babylon. The message of Daniel demonstrates that just as the God of Israel saved Daniel and his friends from their enemies, so he would save all of Israel from their…
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Matthew

Pharisees accuse Jesus of violating the Sabbath when disciples pick grain from field (Matthew 12:1 – 12:8)

During their travels, Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick some heads of grain and eat them. When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “Look! Your disciples are doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath.” Jesus answered, “Haven’t…
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