A Quick Reference to Revelation

Events That Occur When The Seventh Trumpet Sounds

 These events are not in chronological order but in the order in which they are found in the Revelation, for in one place John gives a brief picture of an event and later he gives a broader view of the same event, jumbling the chronology.

  • Revelation 11:15, the Angel sounds the Seventh Trumpet. (Rev 11:5)
  • Voices in Heaven shout “The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.” (Rev 11:15)
  • The 24 elders praise God. (Rev 11:16)
  • Heaven is opened showing the Ark. (Rev 11:19)
  • A mighty earthquake happens. (Rev 11:19)
  • (The previous four events are a brief and will be detailed later).
  • The red Dragon (Satan) appears (this is when he roams to and fro in the earth walking up and down in it seeking whom he may devour–in other words, all of history–he still has access to Heaven here). (Rev 12:3)
  • The woman with the crown of twelve stars appears (God’s chosen people–a parenthetical chapter). (Rev 12:1)
  • War in Heaven. (Rev 12:7)
  • The Dragon is cast out of heaven and down to earth. (Rev 12:9)
  • The two beasts rise out of the sea and the earth and the Image of the Beast is made (the first beast is the end time kingdom, the second beast is the false prophet). (Rev 13)
  • The Lamb and the 144,000 stand upon Mt. Zion singing the New Song. (Rev 14:1)
  • An angel preaches the gospel to the world, giving the people a final chance to repent before the wrath of God begins. (Rev 14:6)
  • An angel heralds the fall of Babylon (AKA the beast out of the sea). (Rev 14:8)
  • An angel proclaims damnation to those who worshipped the beast and his image and had his mark. (Rev 14:9,10)
  • The harvest of the earth (the saved are harvested by Christ–some might call this the rapture, the unsaved are gathered like grapes by an angel and prepared for the wrath of God). (Rev 14:15-20)
  • The wrath of God applied to the unsaved. (This is a brief, full details will follow later). (Rev 14:20)
  • The pageant of the seven angels with the seven vials containing the final plagues, which comprise the Great Tribulation. (Rev 15 & 16)
  • The multitude of the saved (those victorious over Satan) sing the Song of Moses (read it in Deuteronomy 32). (Rev 15:3)
  • The seven vials of the wrath of God are poured out. (Rev 16)
  • As the sixth vial is emptied, Satan gathers the kings of the world to Armageddon to fight against Christ. (Rev 16:13,14)
  • The seventh vial is poured out destroying the world. This will be detailed later in Rev 19:14-21.
  • A complete picture of the destruction of Babylon, the kingdom of the Dragon. This includes Mystery Babylon, the Mother of Harlots and Abominations of the Earth. (Rev 17 and 18)
  • The great doxology in Heaven because of the punishment of the Great Whore. (Rev 19:3-8)
  • The preparation of the wife of the Lamb for her Groom (the saints dressed in white linen). (Rev 19:8)
  • Heaven is opened and Christ appears and the armies of heaven appear with Him. These armies are the wife (Church) dressed in white linen married to the Groom following Him on white horses. (Rev 19:14)
  • The battle or Armageddon occurs. The armies of the Dragon are destroyed by the Sword out of the Mouth of Christ. (Rev 19:15)
  • The wedding feast occurs–the birds of heaven eat the flesh of the destroyed armies of the Dragon. (Rev 19:17-18)
  • The Beast and False Prophet are cast into the lake of fire. (Rev 19:20)
  • The Dragon is locked in the abyss for 1000 years. (Rev 20:2)
  • The 1000 years pass. (Rev 20:3-6)
  • Satan is loosed again gathering armies from the world to attack God’s people. They are destroyed by fire from God. (Rev 20:7)
  • Satan is cast into the lake of fire. (Rev 20:10)
  • The Great White Throne judgment occurs. The judged are cast into the lake of fire. (Rev 20:11)
  • The heavens and earth are renewed. (Rev 21:1)
  • The New Jerusalem descends to earth. (Rev 21:2)
  • The New Jerusalem described. (Rev 21:10-27)
  • Eternity. (Rev 22)







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