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Truth Matters 011322: Babylon and the Scarlet Woman

Truth Matters / Dr. Cheryl Davis
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January 13, 2022 6:00 am

Truth Matters 011322: Babylon and the Scarlet Woman

Truth Matters / Dr. Cheryl Davis

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This is really no motion with Dr. Cheryl Davis matters is a ministry project whose mission is to empower men and women in the Christian faith to teach biblical truth in the culture in the marketplace of ideas using the Bible as a sacred trust of sharing the message of Jesus. Learn more about the ministry of the truth project at today more about Babylon and the scarlet woman, I'm Dr. Cheryl Davis and you're listening to truth matters talk about the universal power, the woman, John. In the last verse of the chapter identifies the scarlet woman great city which reigns over the kings of the rum is the only city that would fit that description. John stay on Brown had a vast political and religious system in Rome who is clearly John sees when he sees the scarlet woman signed the woman seated upon seven mountains which are seven hills upon which Romans built seven hills east of the river.

Thai beer is the geographical heart of Rome which is within the walls of the city woman who sits on many waters. In verse one, which are people's multitudes, nations, and tongues, which we know in 15 verse 15 she sits above all other peoples on the earth which was true of Robin John stay while Brown's power today is not as great as it was the Roman church is the only religious body in the world that is recognized as its own independent country whether religion has that kind of political power. Let's look at the unique position of the woman woman's posture in the world is her alliance with the beast. They have a political religious partnership which is unique in the world on the seven heads and the 10 horns of the beast suggests political positions he has established during the tribulation positions with which the woman is tied to partnership with the beast to see the unlimited prosperity of the woman on verse four details the wealth of the religious system in the tribulation that is indicated by his clothes with purple and scarlet dormant gold, precious stones and pearls is a golden cup in her hand. The woman is betrayed is very wealthy. Next, let's look at the unholy passions of the woman the cup the woman holds in her hand is filled with abominations and the filthiness of her fornication, which is a reference to spiritual adultery name is mystery Babylon the great, which calls to mind the ancient and pagan rates of her idolatrous religious practices which we just before which has its origins. Nimrod and his wife simmering. John identifies the woman as Rome and connects the ancient Babylonian Missy mystery religion with the church in Rome. Yes, I know that when Constantine made Christianity the religious the religion of Rome in the 14th and the fourth century A.D., many of the Babylonian practices were transferred right into the church.

Some of these were the queen of heaven, Mary purgatory, holy water priestly on absolution, which is confession and forgiveness that is imparted by the priest fails and candles celibacy of the priesthood and dedicated version.

All of these were pagan practices of the Babylonian religion that were infused into the church at the time in the fourth century A.D., let's look at the unequaled persecution of the woman in verse six the woman was drunk with the blood of the saints shall Rome kill true believers during the tribulation. All of this really is symmetry of on symbols and imagery of events that we have studied before in previous chapters, which are being shown in different symbols to John in verses one, three but now it's getting to the monster of Babylon as that is verses seven through 15. But the angel said to me why did you marvel.

I will tell you the mystery of the woman and of the beast that carries her, which has the seven heads and the 10 horns. The beast that you saw was and is not and will ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go to perdition. Those who dwell on the earth will marvel these names are not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they see the beast that was and is not in yet is was going to truth matters with Dr. Cheryl Davis matters is a ministry of the truth project, North Carolina based ministry teaching theology those inside or outside of the church.

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