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The Flood

The Flood -vs. 15

The Source of the Flood -

"The serpent cast out of his mouth"

False Accusations -vs. 10

"The accuser of our brethren "

False Doctrines -I Tim. 4:1

"Doctrines of devils"

The Nature of the Flood -

"Water as a Flood" (Words as water.) The flood is typical of every form of destruction -Psa. 18:4 Isa. 59:14; Jer. 46:7-8 Jer. 47:2-3 Dan. 9:26

The flood expresses overwhelming misfortune, the bitter persecution to which the Church will be subjected to.

The Purpose of the Flood -vs. 15.

That he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.

To be overwhelmed -"Carried about" Eph. 4: 14

The Failure of the Flood -vs. 16

"The earth helped the woman "

The earth frequently signifies -" the wicked. "

Adam was made from the dust of the earth. I Cor. 15:47

"The first man is of the earth, earthy. " Rev. 17:16-17

"The earth opened her mouth "

Could be a supernatural event. Num. 16:31-33 Ex. 15:11-12