Revelation Explained

This site contains my personal views on Revelation. I will be teaching through the book verse by verse. My teachings will be from a conservative evangelical background.

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Monday, June 11, 2007

The Fourth Bowl of Wrath

"Then the fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, causing it to scorch everyone with its fire. Everyone was burned by this blast of heat, and they cursed the name of God, who had control over all these plagues. They did not repent of their sins and turn to God and give him glory." (Revelation 16:8,9 - New Living Translation)

Under the fourth bowl, God allows the sun to burn people. Mankind is scorched. Possibly, God removes some of the protection of the ozone layer. Whatever occurs, it is caused by a direct act of God. People will suffer greatly from this heat.

Four times God will directly act in judgment upon man. He will send a plague of sores upon people. He will turn the sea and the rivers into blood. He will cause the sun to burn people. Yet rather than seek him, they will be harden in their rebellion. They will curse God and blaspheme. They will not repent.

When God sent His plagues upon Egypt, the Pharaoh's spiritual wickedness and hardness grew. When God sends these final plagues, they will only serve to increase the rebellious spirit of man. They will not repent.