Monday, October 20, 2008


1. True or False. When Jesus removed the seventh and final seal from the scroll, John in effect said: "All of heaven, the four living creatures surrounding the throne, all the hosts of angels, and everyone else became absolutely quiet for about thirty minutes." (v.1)

2. John witnessed seven angels receive one trumpet each after Jesus removed the final seal. Who are they? (v.2)
  • a. The ones who "stand before God"
  • b. The arch angels
  • c. Michael, Gabriel, and five unnamed angels
  • d. All of the above
3. Which of the following best explains why John witnessed another angel moving about the temple in heaven offering up to God "the prayers of the Tribulation saints"? (vs. 3-5)
  • a. God wanted to bless the saints
  • b. God was interested in hearing the prayer requests of His saints
  • c. God wanted first to allow the prayers of His saints to be offered up and heard before the judgments upon the earth began because they would have to endure the judgments
  • d. The angels were merely interested in hearing the prayers
4. Complete this statement: The sounding of the first four trumpets each initiated a judgment that destroyed ____________ of this planet's vegetation, sea, fresh waters, and atmosphere. (vs. 6-12)

5. This chapter concluded with John looking upon an angel who flew through heaven crying out loudly, "Woe, woe, woe to the inhabitants of the earth." What might best explain the angel's message? (v.13)
  • a. The worst is yet to come
  • b. The first four trumpets provoked judgment upon the physical world, and man only indirectly
  • c. The next three trumpets evoke judgment upon man more directly
  • d. All of the above

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