Revelation Chapter 18 

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Revelation 18

And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.

And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.

And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.

How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.

Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.

And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:

12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.

14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.

15 The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,

16 And saying, Alas, alas that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!

17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,

18 And cried when they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, What city is like unto this great city!

19 And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.

20 Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.

21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.

22 And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee;

23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.

24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.

57 thoughts on “Revelation Chapter 18 

  1. In this chapter I find a very simple calling to not put our trust in the things of this world because it is all going to be nothing in the end. This is just a sign of the end time that people will trust in their government and the things of this world more than in God and they will be taken by suprise when it all comes crumbling down. We have to live in this world so we need certain amount of money and things to do so but I put my trust in God. He owns it all anyways. So we lay up treasures in heaven while this world comes to its end, we will have a bounty waiting on us on the other side.

  2. And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory. And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.
    Revelation 18:1‭-‬2 KJV
    I don’t know what to say. I mean to have the power to light up the earth and tear down a city. What a sight to behold; the day that final judgement is cast upon all the earth and those found to be unclean caged and shackled into destruction with the great city. I believe it’s coming and it will be just as de as cribbed within an hour the great city will be shut up and thrown down. All her inhabitants that are unclean will go with her. This is where we/I should have the fear of God with us. I need to make sure that I don’t become apart of the destruction. How do I do that; by turning from all the perverse things of this world and focus on God. I can’t be consumed with things of here: I have to be consumed by that of the Kingdom and those that don’t want to go into destruction. Not only do I need to bring me, but I need to bring as many as will come with me. Thank you Jesus for this word today.
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  3. 23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.

    Things are going to get worse before they get better. While this world seems to fall after the flesh one more everyday and carnality it’s becoming more and more rampant. Men are becoming lovers of self only Lovers of men, many churches are having a form of godliness but denying the power everything that is happening we have been warned what’s going to happen. But be wary not the day shall come soon when we find our rest with Christ. Will no longer be in this world but be with Christ.the more I look around see the evil of this world the more discouraged I get because of the carnality being so infectious among other people until I read this and I remember that one day God will call us up and this will no longer an issue. And just knowing that we will leave all this behind for the Lord to judge is encouraging in itself

  4. And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived. And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.
    Revelation 18:23‭-‬24 KJV
    https://bible.com/bible/1/rev.18.23-24.KJV
    Babylon: allegorically, of Rome as the most corrupt seat of idolatry and the enemy of Christianity

    We use the word “Babylon” when we refer to the world, calls the city a whore, because maybe in that city anything goes, whatever you want to do you can do it in Babylon, and I’m sure the city was so captivating, and looked appealing to the eye, and lured you in with the festival’s and merchandise, and maybe even gave false hope that guilt free fun without consequence! There is always consequences whether, we have to deal with them now or later, how easy is it for us to be enticed by the things that are appealing to the eye. The Lust of the Flesh, The lust of the eye, Pride of life! I have to ask myself, what is the Babylon in my life, what have I allowed to creep in and take hold of my life, it’s time for me burn it to the ground by the Word of God, through prayer!
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  5. Babylon, “confusion,” is repeatedly used by the prophets in a symbolic sense ((See Scofield “Isaiah 13:2”) ), note 2. Two “Babylons” are to be distinguished in the Revelation: ecclesiastical babylon, which is apostate Christendom, headed up under the Papacy; and political babylon, which is the Beast’s confederated empire, the last form of Gentile world-dominion. Ecclesiastical Babylon is “the great whore” Revelation 17:1 and is destroyed by political Babylon Revelation 17:15-18 that the beast may be the alone object of worship. ; 2 Thessalonians 2:3 2 Thessalonians 2:4 ; Revelation 13:15 . The power of political Babylon is destroyed by the return of the Lord in glory. (See “Armageddon,”) ; Revelation 16:14 ; 19:17 . The notion of a literal Babylon to be rebuilt on the site of ancient Babylon is in conflict with Isaiah 13:19-22 . But the language of Revelation 18:10 Revelation 18:16 Revelation 18:18 seems beyond question to identify “Babylon,” the “city” of luxury and traffic, with “Babylon” the ecclesiastical centre, viz. Rome. The very kings who hate ecclesiastical Babylon deplore the destruction of commercial Babylon.

    Bab·​y·​lon | \ ˈba-bə-ˌlän , -lən\
    : a city devoted to materialism and sensual pleasure

    You don’t wanna be in Babylon, its the place where idols are worshiped. This is the place that gets destroyed and everyone that is attached to it also gets destroyed. When I close my eyes I can literally see people running around trying to hide from the destruction. Then there’s those that are completely okay with being in Babylon.

    9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

    I’ve made a note in my personal Bible after reading this it says, “Lust of your own flesh will send you to hell”. After this research and digging in to it i see that Babylon is not just a fallen city but a city we must destroy on our own if we feel if we are continually returning to it. The authority we’ve been given is the same authority we can use to destroy this very city before its destroyed while we’re captivated by our own lust.
    The way of escape from Babylon.

    PRAYER
    -Praise God
    -Repent
    -Pray through flesh
    -Feel a burden
    -Build your Faith
    -Take Spiritual authority
    -Thank God for what He’s doing

    1 John 4:18 (King James Version)
    There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

    1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.

    FIND YOUR ESCAPE FROM BABYLON

  6. 4. And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

    2 Corinthians 6:
    14. Be ye not unequally yoked together with unbelievers: for what fellowship hath righteousness with unrighteousness? and what communion hath light with darkness?

    17. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,

    You don’t get all the worldly pleasures of living in sin with the eternal benefits of living for God – whichever life you choose to live, you receive what comes along with that life.
    The great news is, if you realize you have been making the wrong choices, God is waiting with His merciful arms of forgiveness and you can start making the right choices today!

  7. Then I heard another voice from heaven say, “Come out of her, my people, so that you don’t take part in her sins and don’t receive any of her plagues.
    Revelation 18:4 CEB
    https://bible.com/bible/37/rev.18.4.CEB
    I’m amazed that even through all the wrath God has poured out already, all the signs and demonstrations of His power and judgement people that HE CALLS HIS OWN ARE STILL CLUNG TO THE WORLD. He gives ANOTHER CALL TO HIS PEOPLE! What!!?? That’s crazy
    He doesn’t want to leave anyone behind. He loves everyone, but He has to put His foot down and say enough is enough when things go so far as at.
    Thank You, God for being so faithful and never giving up on us. Thank You for Your mercies! God You are amazing!!! I Love YOU!!!

  8. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

    Concecrate yourselves to God and keep Him first! Times ar gonna get hard and confusing, but my God is always right there for us to turn to. He will always lead us right.

  9. Revelation 18: 16-17 [Amp] Alas, alas for the great city that was robed in fine linen, in purple and scarlet, bedecked and glittering with gold, with precious stones, and with pearls ! [17] Because in one [ single] hour all the vast wealth has been destroyed ( wipe out). And all ship captains and plots, navigators and who ply their trade on the sea, stood a long way off. Here Babylon was being destroy because of all the sin that was in it. And because lies you have made the righteous sad and disheartened, and because you have encouraged and strengthened the hands of the wicked, that he should not return from His wicked way and be saved [ in that you falsely promised him life. There will be no more false visions or practice divination. For the Lord will Deliever his people out of your hand, And you will understand and realize that I am the Lord. ” Halaula “

  10. 1 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.

    The lords power is greater than what any devil has

  11. 1 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.

    The lords power is greater than what any devil has

  12. Revelation message version

    11-17 “The traders will cry and carry on because the bottom dropped out of business, no more market for their goods: gold, silver, precious gems, pearls; fabrics of fine linen, purple, silk, scarlet; perfumed wood and vessels of ivory, precious woods, bronze, iron, and marble; cinnamon and spice, incense, myrrh, and frankincense; wine and oil, flour and wheat; cattle, sheep, horses, and chariots. And slaves—their terrible traffic in human lives.

    Everything you’ve lived for, gone!
    All delicate and delectable luxury, lost!
    Not a scrap, not a thread

    There is nothing in this world worth losing your soul over. No relationship,no wealth and riches. Babylon lived it up and followed after every thing of the world.
    Thus world has taken on everything of Babylon. Sexual sins mean nothing anymore purity has been thrown out . Fashions of every kind with seducing spirits. People only seeking wealth and fame. Every magazine , television programs , internet screams Babylon. BUT she will be destroyed. We the church must remain chaste before God for He us coming for a bride without spot wrinkle or s blemish. We must be ready we must continually bow before His thrown daily submission to His will. Yes this world has a lot to offer yet look at the end destruction and calamity . Oh what peace they forfeit for just s measure of pleasure and there end will be the end. Lord help us the church to stay in your word and in a life according to Your principles and not the guidelines of this world . Help us not to be deceived and get tangled in the ways of the world in Jesus name.

    Jeremiah 51:7
    Babylon was a gold cup in the LORD’s hand; she made the whole earth drunk. The nations drank her wine; therefore they have now gone mad.

  13. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagu

    We are sons and daughters of the all mighty God so even when temptation is upon is we shall stand firm in his word and with all faith placed on him

  14. “And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.”
    ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭18:4‬ ‭KJV‬‬

    Babylon with all its allure of things is not worth it. We must come out of Babylon. If we stay in the world and partake of its glory and riches then we won’t be able to be in God’s kingdom.

  15. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

    we must not get caught up in the pleasures of this world but come out from such things and not be deceived by false doctrines.

    2 Cor 6:17  Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,

  16. “Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints (God’s people) and apostles and prophets [who were martyred], because God has executed vengeance for you [through righteous judgment] upon her.””
    ‭‭REVELATION‬ ‭18:20‬ ‭AMP‬‬

    There isn’t anything God doesn’t take notice. All the persecution that the church has endured and will endure he is taking notice. We know in the end we win. He will execute vengeance for us.

    “For this reason also the wisdom of God said [in the Scriptures], ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will put to death and some they will persecute, so that charges may be brought against this generation [holding them responsible] for the blood of all the prophets shed since the foundation of the world,”
    ‭‭LUKE‬ ‭11:49-50‬ ‭AMP‬‬

  17. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

    5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

    6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.

  18. We must keep our eyes and hearts on the things of God and not be lead astray by the temptations and pleasures the world has to offer.

  19. I believe it is human nature to acquire things. I predict most everyone wants nice things and wants more than we actually need. As young adults we start our first job and likely we focus on our fist vehicle. Maybe we want to upgrade the sound system, wheels, paint etc. Maybe we mature a little and our focus changes to our own place to live. Now we need to fill this space with things. Sure, a mattress and couch is a need. Before long though, we find things to hang on the wall. Old hand-me-down dishes need to be replaced with new dishes. Again, we mature and our focus changes. Maybe we get married and start a family.

    Now, we really start collecting things. Memorabilia and forget-me-nots start taking up space all over. Maybe we need a bigger place to store all of our collectibles and doo-dads. We may spend a life time collecting these things. Likely, somewhere along the way we even start collecting money. 401K, savings, IRA’s, etc.

    17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought…

    Was all the time and energy worth it?

  20. 21 And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.

    I am reminded that when the fall of Babylon the great city of sin, deception, and immorality is going to be swift as was the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of Abraham. We as the church need to understand that with out an altar and a strong relationship with Jesus Christ, then there will be no hope given to those that are seduced by the false doctrine and theology. We will have a great opportunity to reach a great number of them but we can’t do inside the four walls of the church building. We have to like the Evangelist preached last night, we have to be able to walk through the fire and let God show up for us. There is going to be many that will come against each of us but be reminded:

    Greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.

    You see when you are born in the fire of the Holy Ghost, then you can walk into the walk without hesitation. When the enemy comes in like a flood, God will raise up a standard against them.

    I am reminded of this song that was sung last night during service:

    Your Name is our battle cry
    Your Name is the banner we’re lifting high
    Your Name is our victory
    You fight for us, Jesus

    There’s no weapon that can prosper
    No war that we can face
    That hasn’t been defeated
    In Jesus’ Name
    There’s no hell that comes against us
    No enemy too great
    That hasn’t been defeated
    In Jesus’ Name
    There’s no weapon that can prosper
    No war that we can face
    That hasn’t been defeated
    In Jesus’ Name
    There’s no hell that comes against us
    No enemy too great
    That hasn’t been defeated
    In Jesus’ Name
    Your Name is our battle cry
    Your Name is the banner we’re lifting high
    Your Name is our victory
    You fight for us, Jesus
    Your Name is our battle cry
    Your Name is the banner we’re lifting high
    Your Name is our victory
    You fight for us, Jesus

    I love the Kingdom!

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    2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.

    You see, according to this verse and others there are certain strongholds on earth that has become the habitation of devils and foul spirits. There are scriptures that confirm this like what we find in Rev 2:13 I know thy works, and where thou dwellest, even where Satan’s seat is: and thou holdest fast my name, and hast not denied my faith, even in those days wherein Antipas was my faithful martyr, who was slain among you, where Satan dwelleth.

    It really blows the mind to think that there is a region today in which satan actually has a throne in. Sometimes we walk through life totally blind to the supernatural realm around us. We must all figure out the way to break through on a daily basis if we want to pull folks out of the darkness and help them get to the light before it is too late.

  22. Revelation 18:4-5
    4) And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
    5) For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

    2 Corinthians 6:17, “Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you.”
    Ephesians 5:11 (AMP), ” Do not participate in the worthless and unproductive deeds of darkness…”
    God wants us to “Come Out” and be Separated from the world. We are not to partake (join in) or participate in its sins, because if we do, we will receive the same judgment and punishment from God as it does.

    Knowing that if we DO “Come Out” and Separate ourselves from this world, we have a promise from God that HE will be our Father, and we will be his sons and daughters. (2 Cor. 6:18)
    So we must DO as 2 Cor. 7:1 says, “…dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from ALL filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.”

    HOW’S YOUR ALTAR TODAY??

  23. Then I heard another voice calling from heaven, “Come away from her, my people. Do not take part in her sins, or you will be punished with her. For her sins are piled as high as heaven, and God remembers her evil deeds. Do to her as she has done to others. Double her penalty for all her evil deeds. She brewed a cup of terror for others, so brew twice as much for her.
    Revelation 18:4‭-‬6 NLT
    Babylon depends on the things of this world the things of this world won’t last .
    The verses on top goes into saying stay separated we are not like this world and we shouldn’t want to be

  24. In one hour Babylon will be destroyed to the amazement and horror of those who are wealthy by her ways. Satan’s seat of power on earth does crumble and fall and we will rejoice while others despair. This chapter reminds me of Bro Art Wilson’s message that in the UN, there is a place there where Satan dwells-yet there are Holy Ghost filled people working there too. We can live Holy and separate from this world as we daily seek the Lord and reach for others.

  25. FIRST THE KINGDOM
    GET OUT

    4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
    5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

    We find grave danger in attempting to live in both kingdoms. The Kingdom of GOD is a stark contrast to the kingdom of this world. However multitudes attempt to live in both kingdoms.

    In one the king is self and the other JESUS is King, the KING of Kings. We witness the urgency of the Spirit of GOD pressing John, as the KING of Kings reveals to him the final call of GOD to get people out of the world into the Kingdom of GOD.

    The WORD of GOD clearly communicates to us that JESUS will one day and soon judge the world and its sin. My prayer today is that we will hear and share the call of JESUS for people to GET OUT of the world and into The Kingdom of GOD.

    Lets GO share HIS Gospel today and pull some out of the world.

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  26. And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.

  27. The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,

  28. Rev 18:4-5
    “Then I heard another voice calling from heaven, Come away from her, my people.
    Do not take part in her sins, or you will be punished with her. For her sins are piled as high as heaven, and God remembers her evil deeds.” NLT

    …punished with her…
    Reminds me of Lot and His Wife, the Lord told them not to turn around. Gen 19, in vs 26 it informs us of Lots wife turning around and turning into a pilar of salt. She didn’t receive the same disaster as Sodom but she was punished none the less.

    We’ve heard we are who we live life with. We mold each other, build each other up or down, and eventually begin to favor each other in catchphrases, looks, or thoughts.

    We should spend as much time at our altar, as we would with any friend, family member, or hobby. If we are to be Jesus-Like, the best way to make that happen is to spend time with Him! Who are you going to be like someone you don’t truly know?

  29. 4 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.

    The Pleasures of sin are only for a season. People that “love” the entertainment of this world, will eventually have to give it up, as it will be taken from them.

    I want to give things up as a sacrifice unto the Lord, separating me from the unrighteous things that would taint my walk with God. It’s my choice.

    I Choose to Be A Christian

    I met a man the other day
    He looked at me and said,
    “I’ve seen your kind so many times before.”
    He said,”You can’t do this and you can’t do that.
    You’re bound by rules and restrictions.
    What a dreary life you Christians must endure.”
    I looked him in the eye and I said,”You’re wrong.
    I can do anything that’ll turn you on.
    I can smoke till my eyes turn red and my face turns blue.
    I can chew, I can dip, I can smoke and cuss.
    I can party all night till the sun comes up,
    But there’s better things in life I’d rather do.”

    I choose to be a Christian, I choose to be like Him
    Nobody’s making me do it, this is how I wanna live
    You decide for you and I’ll decide for me
    The choice is mine and this is how I choose to be.

    From time to time
    The thought of heaven keeps me towing the line
    He’s coming back and it sounds too good to be true
    But if it all was just a fairy tale
    And there was no Heaven and there was no Hell
    I’d still be living just like I do.

    So don’t look at me in sympathy
    And say that I’ve been cheated
    For not doing all the things that you call fun
    ‘Cause when you’re headed down
    On the darker side of town
    This choice I’ve made will be lifting me out of here.

  30. Revelation 18:4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying , Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plaques.

    God gives warnings in Jeremiah 51:6,51:45, Zechariah 2:6,7

    51:45 My people, go ye out of the midst of her, and deliver ye every man his soul from the fierce anger of the Lord.

  31. 24 And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of all that were slain upon the earth.

    The type of church you go to matters!

    The actions of a church show you the kind of believers they are. That’s why the Bible says to test the spirit. Maybe the outside might look; the whole world admired Babylon! But what’s going on in the hearts of the people? How much prayer is there? How much travail for the lost is there? Does the church you go to stand on THE TRUTH?

    We need be careful from who and where we receive the word of God. There are many false prophets, preachers, and churches! The deception that they bring to the world will cost them their salvation. Don’t be apart of it.

    We protect ourselves from deception when the word of God is in our hearts! So let’s memorize scriptures and let the Word dwell in us.

  32. “He gave a mighty shout: “Babylon is fallen—that great city is fallen! She has become a home for demons. She is a hideout for every foul spirit, a hideout for every foul vulture and every foul and dreadful animal. For all the nations have fallen because of the wine of her passionate immorality. The kings of the world have committed adultery with her. Because of her desires for extravagant luxury, the merchants of the world have grown rich.” Then I heard another voice calling from heaven, “Come away from her, my people. Do not take part in her sins, or you will be punished with her. For her sins are piled as high as heaven, and God remembers her evil deeds.”
    ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭18:2-5‬ ‭NLT‬‬

    Once again the angel speaks with prophetic certainty. Though Rome has not fallen yet at the time of the writing of Revelation, the angel declares its fall in the past tense to show how surely Rome and her empire will fall. Rome has become a dwelling place of wickedness and evil. Not only has Rome been the heart of wickedness, but the nations “have drunk the wine of the passion of her sexual immorality.” The nations are not innocent. They also have been participants in the immorality of Rome. The merchants of the earth has prospered through the immorality of Rome. History reveals the luxurious living that took place in Rome over the centuries because of its extensive trade routes. Trade extended well past the border of Rome’s empire, which was millions of square miles. Trade routes also existed to India and China. Archaeology has found many pottery sherds from the far east. The merchants were made rich by buying, selling, and trading goods with Rome.

    The call of the voice from heaven is for the people of God to remove ourselves from the ways and immoralities of Rome. For us not participate in the sinfulness of this world. Otherwise, we will share in the plagues that are coming upon Rome and her empire. The judgment of the seven bowls showed seven plagues being poured out on the beast and its throne. God gives an important warning. If we act like the world, we will be judged with the world.

    Depart, depart, go out from there; touch no unclean thing; go out from the midst of her; purify yourselves, you who bear the vessels of the LORD. (Isaiah 52:11 ESV)

    “Flee from the midst of Babylon; let every one save his life! Be not cut off in her punishment, for this is the time of the LORD’s vengeance, the repayment he is rendering her. Babylon was a golden cup in the LORD’s hand, making all the earth drunken; the nations drank of her wine; therefore the nations went mad. (Jeremiah 51:6–7 ESV)

  33. Then I heard another voice calling from heaven, “Come away from her, my people. Do not take part in her sins, or you will be punished with her.”
    Revelation 18:4‭ NLT

    The following is a list of the sins of Babylon this chapter tells us not to partake of:
    * Passionate immorality
    * Adultery
    * Extravagant luxury
    * Self-glorification
    * She boasted in her heart (of her own self-sufficiency)
    * She bought great quantities of gold, silver, jewels, and pearls; fine linen, purple, silk, and scarlet cloth…ivory goods, and objects made of expensive wood…and marble (She had an insatiable greed, vanity, and lust for more.)
    * She also bought…bodies—that is, human slaves. (In other words, her selfishness caused a callous disregard for the state and treatment of others.)
    * She loved fancy things…luxuries and splendor (more than God)
    * She was clothed in finest purple and scarlet linens, decked out with gold and precious stones and pearls (pride and vanity, the flaunting of wealth)
    * She deceived the nations with her sorceries (false doctrines)
    * In her streets flowed the blood of the prophets and of God’s holy people and the blood of people slaughtered all over the world (She put to death anything that got in the way of her self-obsessed lifestyle.)

    This describes a city or nation whose gods are self-indulgence and money. This people care only for themselves and for the things that can bring them more pleasure, comfort, wealth, status, and security. They will do anything to obtain more of everything that allows them to live lavishly and without restraint. They deceive, promote immorality and false religions, take advantage of others, and shed innocent blood—all so that they can destroy any teachings of God’s holy requirements and continue in their own self-absorbed wickedness.

    If we are honest, Babylon sounds a lot like America today. Wealth, luxury, and abominable immoralities are promoted, while the Bible and Christianity are condemned. Murder for self-gratification is renamed abortion, choice, and euthanasia and are made shamelessly legal. Exploiting the poor to make oneself richer or to gain more power is called politics or successful business, rather than sin. Children are taught to expect everything, do nothing, obey no one, and chase wealth and/or fame, rather than caring for others and helping the poor. They are taught that God is whatever they want Him to be—if they should decide to want Him at all. All roads lead to heaven. There is no sin, just situational ethics. There is no punishment, only reward, for living selfishly and godlessly.

    Revelations 18 tells us that those who live this way will receive double for their sins. Consequently, we cannot allow ourselves to chase “the American Dream” above the holiness of God.

    The Bible instructs us to crucify the lusts of the flesh, to love God wholeheartedly, to love others sacrificially, and to store up treasures in Heaven rather than on Earth. As such, it is impossible to live in total self-absorbed indulgence and to obey the Word of God at the same time. We must choose which god we will serve: Jesus Christ the Righteous, or our selfish, sinful flesh—no man can serve two masters.

  34. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

    5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

    God calls us to depart from Babylon and it’s worldliness many times throughout the Bible.

    Depart! Depart! Go out from there, touch no unclean thing; go out from her, be clean, you who bear the vessels of the Lord. (Isaiah 52:11)

    Flee from the midst of Babylon, and everyone save his life! (Jeremiah 50:8)

    My people, go out of the midst of her! And let everyone deliver himself from the fierce anger of the Lord. (Jeremiah 51:45)

    Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness?
    (2 Corinthians 6:14)

    The sins of Babylon have piled up and their destiny is clear “and God hath remembered her iniquities”. But to the believers who obey His word and live a life separated, our destiny could be much different.

    “For I will be merciful to their unrighteousness, and their sins and their iniquities will I remember no more.”
    ‭‭Hebrews‬ ‭8:12‬ ‭KJV‬‬

  35. 11 And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:
    12 The merchandise of gold, and silver, and precious stones, and of pearls, and fine linen, and purple, and silk, and scarlet, and all thyine wood, and all manner vessels of ivory, and all manner vessels of most precious wood, and of brass, and iron, and marble,
    13 And cinnamon, and odours, and ointments, and frankincense, and wine, and oil, and fine flour, and wheat, and beasts, and sheep, and horses, and chariots, and slaves, and souls of men.
    14 And the fruits that thy soul lusted after are departed from thee, and all things which were dainty and goodly are departed from thee, and thou shalt find them no more at all.
    15 The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, weeping and wailing,
    16 And saying, Alas, alas that great city, that was clothed in fine linen, and purple, and scarlet, and decked with gold, and precious stones, and pearls!

    It dont matter how much you make on this earth, if you ain’t saved, you will be lost. Yes, we must provide for our families. But what good is that, if we dont go to heaven. Seek ye first the Kingdom of God.

  36. And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not be a partner in her sins and receive her plagues; for her sins (crimes, transgressions) have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her wickedness and crimes [for judgment].
    REVELATION 18:4‭-‬5 AMP
    “So come out from among unbelievers and be separate ,” says the Lord, “A nd do not touch what is unclean ; And I will graciously receive you and welcome you [with favor],
    2 CORINTHIANS 6:17 AMP
    Being filled with the Holy Ghost daily, and obedience to His word can bring you out and help you crucify those deadly fleshly desires!

  37. Revelation 18:4b
    Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

  38. This chapter tells of the time when sin will be judged and the ones who partake of sin and do not turn from sin.
    We have this moment to turn from sin and to God.He died so we could live are we taking advantage of this opportunity?
    Down let this day pass with out praying and getting God in to fill you with his sprite today.

  39. And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
    Revelation 18:4 KJV
    This verse sounds familiar to the words of Paul to the Corinthian church.
    Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you,
    2 Corinthians 6:17 KJV
    Separation FROM sin and this world’s system has always been a teaching for God’s people.
    Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God. 2 Corinthians 7:1 KJV
    And that ye may put difference between holy and unholy, and between unclean and clean; And that ye may teach the children of Israel all the statutes which the Lord hath spoken unto them by the hand of Moses. Leviticus 10:10‭-‬11 KJV
    Thus saith the Lord , Learn not the way of the heathen, and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.
    Jeremiah 10:2 KJV
    We have a higher calling and purpose when we live for God. We are part of His eternal kingdom and have been given great privileges as joint heirs with Christ. Rev Stoneking used to say, ” Don’t stoop to be a President when you could be a preacher!” Let’s not stoop to be entangled in this world when we can be laborers together with and friends of the Almighty God!

  40. After reading this I’d say do not fall for temptation. That is the purpose of the devil when it comes to saits of God is to tempt them with old or new things . Don’t fall victim to it. The warning , “Then I heard another voice calling from heaven, “Come away from her, my people. Do not take part in her sins, or you will be punished with her. For her sins are piled as high as heaven, and God remembers her evil deeds.”
    ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭18:4-5NLT
    Is reason enough to stay away. God is going to punish and let them that have fallen into that temptation have his wrath come down on them for not turning away from it. Be mindful of what you surround yourself with and who. Unless you have a strong alter you can fall victim to what you allow around you.

  41. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

    5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

    A call to be separate. Even in the last book, the book of revelation we find the call to keep separate. A call to be and live holy and not partakes of the sin. May we keep our consecration to God and come out of places that are a hindrance.

  42. It is important to abide by every word of God. We must not let one drop of God’s word fall to the ground. Our mission, should we choose to accept, is to win the lost. Tell everyone we me about Jesus and how imperative it is to receive the Holy Ghost and be baptized in his name. We cannot afford to let this word be forgotten, but we must take and run with it.

  43. “He was then permitted to give life to this statue so that it could speak. Then the statue of the beast commanded that anyone refusing to worship it must die. He required everyone—small and great, rich and poor, free and slave—to be given a mark on the right hand or on the forehead. And no one could buy or sell anything without that mark, which was either the name of the beast or the number representing his name. Wisdom is needed here. Let the one with understanding solve the meaning of the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man. His number is 666.”
    ‭‭

    Don’t listen to that stupid statue that can talk don’t get that mark on the forehead

  44. 4And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

    5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

    A point of separation is not just for people to be in two places but it signifies a separation that goes beyond outer appearance. It is deeper than the surface. It says I will not partake in sin no matter the cost or the level of prestige. Sin is sin and we cannot be apart of sin..

  45. “The kings of the earth will see the smoke of her burning, and they’ll cry and carry on, the kings who went night after night to her brothel. They’ll keep their distance for fear they’ll get burned, and they’ll cry their lament: Doom, doom, the great city doomed! City of Babylon, strong city! In one hour it’s over, your judgment come!”
    ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭18:9-10‬ ‭MSG‬‬

    Those that are quick to drag you down with them and partake in sin with you will always fall back when it’s time for judgment. When you need them the most to help pull you from your lowest of lows they’ll be nowhere around. They’ll watch you from a distance in fear they’ll get dragged to where you are.

  46. 8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.
    23 And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.

    The chapter begins with her and so much destruction. But by the end God has put everything to rest and settles the storm. The enemy tries to bring us down, he tries to tempt us, and even sometimes torment us. However, he will not prevail. We just must patient, hold fast to His promises, and let Him calm the storms in our lives.

  47. “The fancy things you loved so much
    are gone,” they cry.
    “All your luxuries and splendor
    are gone forever,
    never to be yours again.”

    Everything in the world vanishes. All the materials, possessions, riches, and money vanish. We can’t take none of these fancy things with us when we die. However we can go to heaven with our relatives, friends, neighbors. The souls is what matter, what else do we want but see a would get the HG and get baptized. The more I grow spiritually i realize that the time I have poured on with different people, nothing is in vain. I can’t wait for the day I see a bus child come up to me and tell me how him and his family are saved because we would bring him to church when he was little. The day I see 120 faithfully attending. The day when my children receive the HG and get baptized. So many things that we can’t loose our faith for the fancy things. Those fancy things can’t buy our salvation. First the Kingdom!!!

  48. Verse 4 AMP “And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not be a partner in her sins and receive her plagues;”. A continued plea for separation from this world. We must make our own choice to serve God and separate ourselves from sin.

  49. ““The fancy things you loved so much are gone,” they cry. “All your luxuries and splendor are gone forever, never to be yours again.””(Revelation‬ ‭18:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬)

    Everything in this world will never be enough to save us. This chaotic world it will all be gone and we cannot take any of those fancy things with us when we die. Our reward will be everlasting life in heaven.

  50. 4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

    5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.

    To no be partakers, we have be set apart. Coming from where God brought us out of, we should be careful not to retreat.

    A warning Jesus gave us was an example from a long time ago. He said, “Remember Lots wife”. A warning to not look back or linger in your heart in the place God delivered you from.

  51. And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not be a partner in her sins and receive her plagues; for her sins (crimes, transgressions) have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her wickedness and crimes [for judgment].
    REVELATION 18:4‭-‬5 AMP
    https://bible.com/bible/1588/rev.18.4-5.AMP

    Come out of this world and step into the Kingdom or be doomed to a life of torment and hell on earth. Babylon will finaly be detroyed and she will feel God’s wrath and so will the lost souls.

  52. 4 Then I heard another voice calling from heaven, “Come away from her, my people.
    Do not take part in her sins, or you will be punished with her.

    Could this be the voice of God, telling you, “do not partake in the sins of the world”. Each has to be committed to serve God. Don’t allow temptation to draw you closer to the world. But allow God to draw you near him.

  53. Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.

    9 And the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication and lived deliciously with her, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning,

    10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.

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