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The Sign of the Woman

November 29, 2015 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Seasons of the Church Year

Topic: Advent Scripture: Revelation 12:1–12:5

The Sign of the Woman
Revelation 12:1–5
November 29, 2015


I. Background to Revelation 12.

II. The sign of the woman. Revelation 12:1–2

     A. A “mega” sign.

     B. Who is this woman? Genesis 37:9–10

     C. A picture of beauty and righteousness. Song of Solomon 6:10; Isaiah 62:1–3

     D. A crown on her head.

     E. She experiences “agony” in giving birth.

III. A Son is born. Revelation 12:5

     A. The meaning of the Son’s telescoped life.

     B. An explanation of the Son’s victory. Psalm 2:7–9

Questions for reflection:

  • What is the meaning of the woman in heaven?
  • What theme is emphasized in the brief description of the Son?
  • What does the victory of the Son over the dragon mean for the church today?
  • What is one takeaway from this sermon for you?

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