Sequence Completed

There are particular points in the text where the sequence of events in revelation align: This is a tricky task and almost an artform these days as every eschatological chart made has attested! In this interpretation as the seven thunders have changed things somewhat in the ordering we would see from earth: However, God aligns the end (the seventh) of every sequence with the opening of the final seal so every sequence is completed and heaven rests at the same time in each sequence.

As the last element of each heptad is unity (identity) or "rest", we would expect to see the completion of all things at the end of the sixth of each sequence or synchronised with the end of every sequence with the seventh. We find in the text some incredible indicators of where the sequences of heptads should be aligned.

Rev 4:5 And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God. (KJV)

Rev 8:5 And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake. (KJV)

Rev 11:19 And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightnings, and voices, and thunderings, and an earthquake, and great hail. (KJV)

Rev 16:18 And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great. (KJV)

Now in order these verses occur:

1) Before the opening of any seal, whilst heaven is still at rest, before any of the outpouring of wrath following the opening of the book of life.

2) After the seventh seal opened; but before the seven angels prepare to sound the trumpets.

3) After the end of the seven trumpets yet placed before the segue from the angel's ministry to the hour of temptation before the wrath and during the ministry of the two witnesses (The wonders in heaven with the woman with twelve stars.)

4) After the pouring out of the seventh viol, yet placed before the judgement of the "great city" the image (A segue from the ministry of the two witnesses to the final end of the wrath, (remember that after the thunders the two sequences of trumpets and viols share the same period of the witnesses' ministry, albeit with the wrath near the very end.)

It does seem obvious that (2), (3), (4) should be considered to occur on earth at the exact same time! More so in that within those three and not the first are found "earthquakes" as we expect from these events being synchronised with the completion of the wrath of God. (Earthquakes represent a movement of unity and the four earthy elements with respect to the fixed or reference octal.)

Thunders, lightnings and voices appear before the first seal is opened and we are assured that these issue from the throne: Movement in heaven, falls and judgements which they represent would appear to be the norm in the heavenly scene. Great hail appears just once in (3), yet also as an event preceding the description of the judgement of the Church or scarlet beast following (4) i.e. it occurs in revelation where we have the verse:

Rev 16:21 And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great. (KJV)

So we may align the hail in (3) with that hail following after (4) that with the wrath ends the sequence of the judgement of the Church which the angel standing by expounds to us all. (The hail occurs when the two witnesses ministry is completed and after all the elect have left the image to dwell separate.)

Rev 16:17 And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done. (KJV)

Emphasis on "It is done."

Then the "great hail" and the end of the judgement of the Church align synchronously to the end of the trumps and the final pouring out of the seven viols, during which the image system burns in the narrative.

Then when the book of life is opened - "It is done", has its application with the completeness of every sequence in alignment.

There is a conundrum: for with the opening of the taernacle of God's testament in (3) there is an alignment to the scene in heaven preceding the giving of the viols to the angels with the seven last plagues to pour them out on the earth.

Rev 15:5 And after that I looked, and, behold, the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened:
Rev 15:6 And the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their breasts girded with golden girdles.
Rev 15:7 And one of the four beasts gave unto the seven angels seven golden vials full of the wrath of God, who liveth for ever and ever. (KJV)

Then our sequence would seem to be incorrect were it not for the seven thunders and the movement they represent of the scene in heaven. The delivery of the seven viols is accompanied by great smoke in heaven:

Rev 15:8 And the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God, and from his power; and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven angels were fulfilled. (KJV)

Thus the precise state of the temple is unknown from outside or (as rather) vice-versa: The delivery of the plagues from heaven to the earth outside the temple is unknown from within it due to smoke. The precise (exact) timing of God's wrath is a secret known only to Him. (Although we know it is getting nearer; as we have been watching also.) The timing coincides with the stripping naked of the Church (the woman riding the beast) of the exit of the last elect within: That timing is known only to the Father in whose "book of life" that name is found.

So we are supported in the movement of heaven due to the seven thunders: since if the viols were to occur at te very last there would be no need to keep their delivery to the earth secret in the temple: by process of elimination, after the opening of the last seal, every name would be known to all or any in heaven. Such is not the case.

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