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Unformatted text preview: it happens. Better yet, I hope it is just an over-dramatization of what is to come, so that no one may have to experience it. I do think the Second Coming will occur, just not in this fashion. I believe the images in this book are made to heighten the readers awareness and need for preparedness. I noticed that a lot of numbers are used throughout this book, but the most prominent one is the number seven. Theres the greeting to the seven churches, a man holding seven stars and seven lamp stands, seven spirits of God, seven seals, seven horns, seven angels, seven plagues, seven bowls, and seven trumpets. What is the relevance of the number seven? Is it all just because the Earth was created in seven days, therefore seven equates to completeness? It just seems like a lot for that one event to have such an impact on so many other little things in the Bible....
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2011 for the course THEOLOGY 220 taught by Professor Nichols during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '11