Revelation 13:3 and the Wounded Head of the Zealot Movement


This post continues the series, “The Beast of Revelation Was Zealot-Led Israel.” The introduction and outline to this series can be seen here. In the previous post we looked at Revelation 13:1-2. We considered how the beast in John’s day had Babylonian, Persian, and Greek traits. We also looked at how the Zealots and Jewish leaders … Continue reading Revelation 13:3 and the Wounded Head of the Zealot Movement

Who Can Make War with the Beast? (Revelation 13:4)


This post continues the series, “The Beast of Revelation Was Zealot-Led Israel.” The introduction and outline to this series can be seen here. Review of Rev. 13:3 In the previous post we looked at Revelation 13:3 and the deadly wound of one of the beast’s heads. That post included an extensive overview of the Zealot movement … Continue reading Who Can Make War with the Beast? (Revelation 13:4)

The Beast Empowered by the Dragon (Revelation 13:1-2)


This post continues the series, “The Beast of Revelation Was Zealot-Led Israel.” The introduction and outline to this series can be seen here. So far in this series we have examined the four kingdoms of Daniel 2, the four beasts of Daniel 7 (and the little horn), and Revelation 11. Revelation 13 is probably cited more … Continue reading The Beast Empowered by the Dragon (Revelation 13:1-2)

The Beast of Revelation Was Zealot-Led Israel: Introduction and Outline


In Matthew 21:43-45 Jesus stunned the religious leaders of Israel by telling them that the kingdom of God would be taken out of their hands and given to another nation. His statement, however, didn’t come out of nowhere. Compare the words of Jesus to what is said in Daniel 2 and 7, where we read … Continue reading The Beast of Revelation Was Zealot-Led Israel: Introduction and Outline

Beast of Revelation


I used to believe that the beast of Revelation was Rome/Nero. During the last half of 2016, however, I came to believe that Zealot-led Israel was “the beast” in the book of Revelation that partnered with the false prophets of first century Israel. The following is an outline for a series I’m creating on this … Continue reading Beast of Revelation

Revelation 20: Post-millennial Viewpoint


Revelation 20: Post-millennial Viewpoint Dave: January 27, 2010 Scripture text for this study: Revelation 20:1-15 Introduction (by Adam) On January 27th, our Bible study group met as we usually do on a weekly basis, and studied Revelation 20, the classic text on “the Millennium.” That night three of us took a limited amount of time to … Continue reading Revelation 20: Post-millennial Viewpoint

Revelation 20: Amillennial Viewpoint (Part 4)


Revelation 20: Amillennial Viewpoint (Part 4) Adam Maarschalk: March 11, 2010 In the first two posts in this series on amillennialism (Part 1 and Part 2) we discussed Revelation 20 from an amillennial viewpoint, verse-by-verse. In the previous post we examined two articles: [1] “Why the Early Church Finally Rejected Premillennialism” by Charles E. Hill, … Continue reading Revelation 20: Amillennial Viewpoint (Part 4)

“The Earth” as a Common Reference to Israel in Revelation: Part 3


“The Earth” as a Common Reference to Israel in Revelation: PART 3 of 3 “An In-depth Study of John’s Frequent Use of This Phrase to Indicate Israel’s Imminent Judgment in the First Century AD” Adam Maarschalk: February 19, 2010 This is now the third and final post in this series regarding the phrase “those who dwell on the earth,” … Continue reading “The Earth” as a Common Reference to Israel in Revelation: Part 3