Revelation: Chapter 12 Timelines

Setting

Revelation 12:1-17 provides details of five of the seven major characters that are involved with the tribulation, and are described on this webpage associated with these timelines on this page, Revelation 12. The timeline below provides an indication when Satan will be forcibly removed from heaven for eternity. This is also the 3rd of three woes, anncounced in with the fourth trumpet, Revelation 8:12, with the fifth trumpet, Revelation 9:1-12, and the time the two witnesses were witnessing of Christ and judging the world, Revelation 11:3-14.

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As a result of Satan and his angels being revmoved from heaven permanently, the Body-of-Christ is put in governing positions to ensure the Lord's authority in heavenly places.

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With Satan and his angels being restricted to the earth, he began an onslaught against Israel, and based on the warning by the Lord, Israel escaped to wilderness for the last half of the tribulation, Matthew 24:15-22.

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Having suffered his loss from access to heaven, and unable to prosecute the remnant of Israel who escaped to the wilderness, Satan turns his attention to the remainder of the tribulation saints to make war on them.

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All of these events John recorded in Revelation 12:1-17 will occur during the second half of the tribulation. Satan's influence on earth will continue throughout the second half of the tribulation, until the return of Jesus Christ with His saints.

The events described in Revelation 12:1-17 are shown along with all of the other events that have been covered in all the previous chapters in the book of Revelation.