Church History Part 11/19: The Fourteenth Century by Rev. Roy Mohon
Rev. Roy Mohon October 22, 2017
Presbyterian Reformed Church, Stockton-on-Tees
Text: Revelation 17:5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Notes: Fourteenth Century (Revelation 17:5)
“And upon her forehead was a name written…”
I. A Name.
A. What's in a Name? (Matthew 1:20-21).
B. Learning from Bible Names: If “Babylon” We Will Not Expect Good.
C. Whose Is This Name?(17:3-4): Location and Trappings Disclose.
II. A City.
A. Babylon Was Enriched by Nations’ Revenues (Daniel 2:37-38).
B. Babylon Dominated the Lands Within Its Grasp (Revelation 17:15).
C. Babylon Was Full of Idolatry and Its Associated Uncleanness.
III. A Mother: “THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.”
A. Her Mothering.
B. Her Drunkeness (Isaiah 54:1-3; Revelation 17:6).
C. Her Exposure.
1. John Wycliffe (1320-1384).
2. John Hus (1360-1415).
It is revealed that the nations as ungodly would destroy Babylon (Revelation 17:16). Therefore (Acts 14:22).