ALLIANCES TODAY
From Life Application Bible
Government
We rely on government
legislation to protect the
moral decisions we want
made, but legislation
cannot change people’s
hear...
Science
We enjoy the benefits of
science and technology.
We look to specific
predictions and analysis
before we look to the
Bible.
Education
We act as though
education and degrees
can guarantee our future
and success without
considering what God
plans for our fut...
Medical careo
We regard medicine as
the way to prolong life
and preserve its quality
– quite apart from faith
and moral living.
Financial systems
We place our faith in
financial “security” –
making as much money as
we can for ourselves –
forgetting that, while being
w...
Isaiah warned Judah not
to ally with Egypt {Isaiah
20:5; 30:1,2; 31:1 } He knew
that trust in any nation or
any military m...
Judah’s only hope was to
trust God. Although we
don’t consciously put our
hope for deliverance in
political alliances in q...
Blessings in
Revelations
Revelations 1:3
“Blessed is the one who reads
the words of this prophecy,
and blessed are those who
hear it and take to he...
Revelations 14:13
“Blessed are the dead in the
Lord from now on… They
will rest from their labor,
for their deeds will fol...
Revelations 16:15
“Behold, I come like a thief!
Blessed is he who stays awake
and keeps his clothes with
him, so that he m...
Revelations 19:9
“Blessed are those who are
invited to the wedding
supper of the Lamb.”
Revelations 20:6
“Blessed are those who have part
in the first resurrection. The
second death has no power over
them, but ...
Revelations 22:7
“Behold, I am coming soon!
Blessed is he who keeps the words
of the prophecy written in this
book.”
Revelations 22:14
“Blessed are those who wash their
robes, that they may have the right
to the tree of life and may go
thr...
Revelations 17:1
Interpretations
The destruction of Babylon
mentioned in 16:17-21 is now
described in greater detail. The
...
Revelations 17:1
Interpretations
with its many gods and the blood of
Christian martyrs on its hands.
The water stands for ...
Revelations 17:1
Interpretations
The great prostitute represents the
seductiveness of the governmental
system that uses im...
Revelations 17:1
Interpretations
In contrast to the prostitute, Christ’s
bride, the church, is pure and
obedient. (19:6-9)
Revelations 17:1
Interpretations
The wicked city of Babylon
contrasts with the heavenly city of
Jerusalem (21:10-22-5)
Revelations 17:1
Interpretations
The original readers probably rather
quickly identified Babylon with
Rome, but Babylon al...
Isaiah 30:1
“Woe to the obstinate children,
declares the LORD,
to those who carry out plans that are
not mine, forming an ...
Isaiah 30:1
“Woe to the obstinate children,
declares the LORD,
to those who carry out plans that are
not mine, forming an ...
Psalm 90:10
“The length of our days is seventy
years – or eighty, if we have the
strength; yet their span is but
trouble a...
Psalm 90:17
“May the favor of the LORD our
God rest upon us; establish the
work of our hands for us –
Yea, establish the w...
Psalm 91:1
“He who dwells in the shelter of the
Most High will rest in the shadow
of the Almighty.”
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Alliances Today

  1. 1. ALLIANCES TODAY From Life Application Bible
  2. 2. Government
  3. 3. We rely on government legislation to protect the moral decisions we want made, but legislation cannot change people’s hearts.
  4. 4. Science
  5. 5. We enjoy the benefits of science and technology. We look to specific predictions and analysis before we look to the Bible.
  6. 6. Education
  7. 7. We act as though education and degrees can guarantee our future and success without considering what God plans for our future.
  8. 8. Medical careo
  9. 9. We regard medicine as the way to prolong life and preserve its quality – quite apart from faith and moral living.
  10. 10. Financial systems
  11. 11. We place our faith in financial “security” – making as much money as we can for ourselves – forgetting that, while being wise with our money, we must trust God for our needs.
  12. 12. Isaiah warned Judah not to ally with Egypt {Isaiah 20:5; 30:1,2; 31:1 } He knew that trust in any nation or any military might was futile.
  13. 13. Judah’s only hope was to trust God. Although we don’t consciously put our hope for deliverance in political alliances in quite the same way, we often put our hope in other places.
  14. 14. Blessings in Revelations
  15. 15. Revelations 1:3 “Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it and take to heart what is written in it, because the time is near.”
  16. 16. Revelations 14:13 “Blessed are the dead in the Lord from now on… They will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.”
  17. 17. Revelations 16:15 “Behold, I come like a thief! Blessed is he who stays awake and keeps his clothes with him, so that he may not go naked and be shamefully exposed.”
  18. 18. Revelations 19:9 “Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb.”
  19. 19. Revelations 20:6 “Blessed are those who have part in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.”
  20. 20. Revelations 22:7 “Behold, I am coming soon! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy written in this book.”
  21. 21. Revelations 22:14 “Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city.”
  22. 22. Revelations 17:1 Interpretations The destruction of Babylon mentioned in 16:17-21 is now described in greater detail. The “great prostitute” called Babylon, represents the early Roman empire
  23. 23. Revelations 17:1 Interpretations with its many gods and the blood of Christian martyrs on its hands. The water stands for either sea commerce or a well-watered (well-provisioned) city.
  24. 24. Revelations 17:1 Interpretations The great prostitute represents the seductiveness of the governmental system that uses immoral means to gain its own pleasure, prosperity, advantage.
  25. 25. Revelations 17:1 Interpretations In contrast to the prostitute, Christ’s bride, the church, is pure and obedient. (19:6-9)
  26. 26. Revelations 17:1 Interpretations The wicked city of Babylon contrasts with the heavenly city of Jerusalem (21:10-22-5)
  27. 27. Revelations 17:1 Interpretations The original readers probably rather quickly identified Babylon with Rome, but Babylon also symbolizes any system that is hostile to God. (see 17:5)
  28. 28. Isaiah 30:1 “Woe to the obstinate children, declares the LORD, to those who carry out plans that are not mine, forming an alliance, but not by my Spirit, heaping sin upon sin.
  29. 29. Isaiah 30:1 “Woe to the obstinate children, declares the LORD, to those who carry out plans that are not mine, forming an alliance, but not by my Spirit, heaping sin upon sin.”
  30. 30. Psalm 90:10 “The length of our days is seventy years – or eighty, if we have the strength; yet their span is but trouble and sorrow, for their quickly pass, and we fly away.”
  31. 31. Psalm 90:17 “May the favor of the LORD our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us – Yea, establish the work of our hands.”
  32. 32. Psalm 91:1 “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.”

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