Genesis and Revelation

Study No. 117

A number of enlightening parallels between the books of Genesis and Revelation help us better understand the Plan of Salvation, and prove that Revelation is the final book of the Bible.

GENESIS

1. Book of beginning.

2. Earth created, 1:1.

3. Satanís first rebellion, 1:2a.

4. Sun, moon, stars to govern the earth, 1:14-18.

5. Sun governs the day, 1:16.

6. Darkness called night, 1:5.

7. Waters called seas, 1:10.

8. A river for earthís blessing, 2:10-14.

9. Man in Godís image, 1:26.

10. Entrance of sin, 3:4-7.

11. Curse pronounced, 3:14, 17.

12. Death entered, 3:19.

13. Cherubim mentioned, 3:24.

14. Man driven out of Eden, 3:24.

15. Tree of life guarded, 3:24.

16. Sorrow and suffering enter, 3:17-19.

17. Manís religion, science, art, apart from God, chapter 4.

18. Nimrod founds Babylonian system contrary to God, 10:8-9.

19. God sends flood to destroy an evil generation, 6-9.

20. Rainbow the token of Godís covenant with earth, 9:13.

21. Sodom and Egypt places of corruption and temptation, 13, 19.

22. Confederacy against Abrahamís people overthrown, 14:14-16.

23. Marriage of first Adam, 2:18-24.

24. Bride sought for Abrahamís son Isaac, and found, 24.

25. Two angels act on behalf of God and His people, 19.

26. Promised seed to possess gate of his enemies, 22:17, 18.

27. Manís dominion ceases and Satanís begins, 3:24.

28. Old serpent causes sin, suffering, death, 3:1.

29. Doom of the old serpent pronounced, 3:15.

30. Sun, moon, stars associated with Israel, 37:9.

31. Jacobís trouble, 32:6-7.

32. Twelve tribes of Israel protected from famine.

33. Lot urged to flee Sodom, escape plagues, 19:15-17.

34. Shiloh prophesied to gather people, 49:10.

REVELATION

Book of the end.

Earth passes away, 21:1.

Satanís final rebellion, 20:3, 7-10.

Sun, moon and stars connected with earthís judgement, 6:13, 8:12, 16:8.

No need of the sun, 21:23.

"No night there," 21:25, 22:5.

"No more sea," 21:1.

A river for the New Earth, 22:1-3.

God lives with men, His sons, 21:3, 7.

End of sin, 21:4, 8; 22:14-15.

"No more curse," 22:3.

"No more death," 21:4.

Cherubim mentioned, 4:6.

Man restored to Eden, 22:1-21.

"Right to tree of life," 22:14.

No more sorrow or crying, 21:4.

Manís religion, science, art judged and destroyed by God, chapter 18.

Babylonish system culminates in the Beast anti-God system, chapters 13, 17.

Satan sends flood to destroy an elect generation, 12:15-16.

Rainbow surrounds Godís throne, 4:3, 10:1.

Sodom and Egypt symbolically represent Jerusalem, 11:8.

Confederacy against Abrahamís seed overthrown, 12.

Marriage of last Adam, 19:1-9.

Bride made ready and brought to Abrahamís son, 19:7, Mat. 1:1.

Two witnesses act on behalf of God and His people, 11:1-12.

Promised seed comes into possession of the earth and kingdom, 11:18.

Satanís dominion ends and eternal sons of God restored to the Kingdom, 22.

Old serpent bound for 1,000 years, 20:1-3.

Doom on the old serpent executed, 20:10.

Sun, moon, stars associated with Israel again, 12:1-2.

Great Tribulation, 6:9-11, 7:14.

12 Tribes protected from seven last plagues, 6:17, 7:1-8.

Saints urged to come out of Babylon, escape her plagues, 18:4.

Messiah gathers saints in resurrection, 11:18, 20:5, 11-12. W

 

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