Table 18 - The Schema of Three Tenses and its Interpretation. (LANDSCAPE)

THE BEAST IN THE WILDERNESS - (REV 17 / SATAN)

BIBLICAL PASSAGES

Until the
fight in
heaven

Until the
Battle of
Armageddon

Until the
thousand years
are completed


Until the Last Fight


In eternity


Rev 17:8 a

Rev 17:8 b

Rev 17:11


the beast was

the beast was

the beast was


he is not

he is not

he is not


shall ascend out of the abyss

it will come








he goes to destruction


Rev 12:7-8

Rev 12:9; Lk 4:6 10:18

Rev 20:2-3

Rev 20:3-7

Rev 20:10


in heaven












on earth












into the abyss












on earth












in the lake of fire

THE BEAST OUT OF THE SEA - (REV 13 / ANTICHRIST)

BIBLICAL PASSAGES

Until the
Return of the Lord
and Rapture
Until
raising up

by Satan

Until the Battle of Armageddon


In eternity


Rev 6:2

2Thes 2:3-4; Rev 13:18

2Thes 2:8

Rev 13:1-8; Rev 11:7

Rev 19:20


rider on a white horse

as a man on earth

slain by the Lord at his arrival










in the abyss / sea

raised up by Satan










as a demon on earth

thrown alive into the lake of fire










in the lake of fire

(See also Excursus 03: “The Scarlet Beast.”)

(See also Discourse 86: “The first and the second Antichrist.”)