Seventh Trumpet: The Kingdom Proclaimed
15 Then hthe seventh angel sounded: iAnd there were loud voices in heaven, saying, j“The 6kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ, kand He shall reign forever and ever!” 16 And lthe twenty-four elders who sat before God on their thrones fell on their faces and mworshiped God, 17 saying:
“We give You thanks, O Lord God Almighty,
The One nwho is and who was 7and who is to come,
Because You have taken Your great power oand reigned.
18 The nations were pangry, and Your 8wrath has come,
And the time of the qdead, that they should be judged,
And that You should reward Your servants the prophets and the saints,
And those who fear Your name, small and great,
And should destroy those who destroy the earth.”
19 Then rthe temple of God was opened in heaven, and the ark of 9His covenant was seen in His temple. And sthere were lightnings, noises, thunderings, an earthquake, tand great hail.
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