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December 20, 2015 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Seasons of the Church Year

Topic: Advent Scripture: Revelation 12:6–12:6, Revelation 12:13–12:14

Revelation 12:6, 13–14
December 20, 2015


I. Fled to a wilderness. Revelation 12:6, 13–14, 17

II. When and how long? “1,260 days.” Revelation 12:6, 13–14

III. Important wilderness experiences:

     A. Elijah. 1 Kings 17:1; James 5:17

     B. Forty-year Sinai wilderness wandering. Revelation 12:14; Exodus 19:4;
Deuteronomy 32:10–12

     C. Babylonian exile. Isaiah 40:3, 29–31

     D. Jesus and angels. Matthew 4:11; Psalm 91:11–12; Hebrews 1:14, 13:2

Questions for reflection:

  • What does this passage teach us about God?
  • How is our wilderness experience both a time of hardship and help?
  • Can you recount a time in your life when an angel(s) may have been present?
  • What is one take-away from you from this sermon?

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