Mountain View Baptist Church

09.23.18

Babylon the Great

Babylon the Great

Series: Revelation

Speaker: Bill Knepper

Details:

Babylon the Great

Revelation 18:1-24

Main Point: Gain made at the abuse of others is not God’s design.

I. The world’s commerce is judged by God.   (1-8)

A. Babylon the Great represents commerce ruled by greed.

B. The saints are called to escape the judgment.

II. The world’s leaders have profited from persecution.   (9-20)

A. Political rulers weep over the loss of insider deals.

B. Merchants mourn the loss of sales.

C. Saints rejoice over God’s justice.

III. The ill-gotten gains are lost forever.   (21-24)

A. The city of wealth at any cost is destroyed.

B. They are judged for persecuting believers.