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Sermon Study Questions
Pastor James will post his Sermon Study Questions every Tuesday for the previous Sunday’s sermon. Our hope is for these study questions to promote deeper personal study and further edify our church body.
Sermon Study Questions for Sunday, June 10, 2018
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1. Read Revelation 17:1-6
2. Revelation shows us that we are in a battle as Christians. Including woman Babylon, who is fighting against us and what are the main weapons of their warfare? How do you defend against these attacks?
3. Who was Babylon in ancient history? Why is Babylon an appropriate name for this harlot to be called? What does it mean that she is referred to as “the mother of prostitutes and of earth’s abominations”?
4. How is the woman Babylon adorned? What does this adornment tell us about her? In light of this, how does the harlot Babylon draw those who dwell on earth away from the Lord and into idolatry?
5. In summary, who is this woman Babylon? Who is woman Babylon’s ally?
6. What does it tell us that John sees these systems as a beautifully arrayed, seductive prostitute? How does John’s reaction to seeing her reinforce this?
7. What does the Bible tell us about chasing after harlots (i.e. in places like Prov.5-7? How does that lesson tie into this vision, and in a practical sense, what does it tell us about the danger she poses?
8. We see by the way the woman is arrayed that she mimics Christ’s bride, the church. What specific danger does this pose? What are some examples of the way she has infiltrated the church?
9. What practical application can you make from this text/sermon?