1 And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.
This is when all will be tempted by that evil one.
2 And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.
A trumpet is a call to action.
3 And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.
This eighth angel holds prayers symbolically of those that
await The Lord's coming. That's Me! 8 = new
beginnings. We wait for the new beginning.
Changed and resurrected into spiritual breath of life bodies (I Thessalonians 4:17). Having immortality (souls) (I Corinthians 15:50-55).
Same as Revelation 20:3-6, the first resurrection. (Christ has come back--Revelation 19). ALL the same timing, all at the 7th trumpet. Then onto the Lord's Day and New beginnings.
4 And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel's hand.
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.
This fire of the altar is God's Glory and it's going to shake up the world when people see it. When people hear His Word today, it causes a shaking. His Word shakes things up. Good or bad it causes our minds to change or for some to run. It's our choice! Either way, it causes a shaking. His Glory will bring a brightness like never before for us alive today.
6 And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound
Each trumpet will bring a call to an action. Here we
see each one is about to sound.
7 The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up.
Don't let this trip you up. On a spiritual level we see this as people being fooled and following false teachings. It destroys! I Peter 1:24-25 24 For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. the grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away: 25 But the Word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you. We can plainly see the world is falling further away from The Truth of God's Word and into the ways of the world. Can you see what the pope is doing with his unitarian views? They are bringing about the one world religion.
8 And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood;
This great mountain = great nation and it falls into the sea = people, a one world Government system. Revelation 17:15And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues. People will lose a lot in the economic downfall about to happen and trade will not be as we see it today. This economic system of today is going to die and bring in the one world system.
9 And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.
These "creatures" are us. Those that chose to follow satan upon his coming claiming to be Christ are dead spiritually. The ships are power and it dies with them. They give their power over to satan.
10 And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters;
The shinny one, the morning star and 1/3 jump right in with him.
11 And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter.
They follow satan believing he is Christ = dead. It's automatic! Choose evil over good, your already dead while walking around in this flesh.
12 And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise.
What a dark time this will be. That evil one here on earth claiming to be The True Christ and many believing it. They even call themselves "Christians".
13 And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the earth by reason of the other voices of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to sound!
It's going to get really bad, but many won't see it that way because they will be fooled into the promise of "peace". Those with "The Seal of God" will know what is what and be at peace in The Truth, but many will follow after a false peace.