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June 15, 2019

What order do Revelation’s seals, trumpets, and bowls go in?

The Book of Revelation represents end-times events using symbols. Chapters six, eight, nine, and sixteen use the imagery of seals, trumpets, and bowls. What is the proper order and relationship of these symbols and the events they describe? Is the first seal followed by the first trumpet and then the first bowl and then the second seal, second trumpet, and second bowl, etc.? Or do all of the seals transpire before any of the trumpets and all of the trumpets before any of the bowls? What is the chronology of the events detailed in the vision that was given to the Apostle John?

For more information on
the chronology of the events described in the Book of Revelation, please see our study entitled:

Revelation Chronology
(About half way down the End-Times Prophecy page.)

Q:I'm new here. Where should I get started?
The arrangement of topics to the left provides a recommended reading order. It is designed to reflect a step-by-step progression from more basic topics to more complex ones. However, it is not necessary to follow this order. Those who are more familiar with certain topics may easily read whichever studies are of interest without first going through all of the earlier topics in the list.

systematic theology:
a reading guide

logical fallacies
a list of false