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A sharp Sickle for the Harvest

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Welcome to a Study in the Book of Revelation (Show Slide)

Eschatology: Terms and Vocabulary

SICKLE - A sharp tool used for cutting grain. Probably much smaller than the modern scythe, with the cutting edge made of sharp flints set into the wood

ANGELS - as Messengers. In the Bible, angels are spiritual beings who serve primarily as messengers. The English word “angel” comes directly from a Greek word for messenger.



This Morning we have been given a glimpse of the time when Jesus returns to judge the world.
Chapters 4–11 cover the Tribulation from the rapture through the end of tribulation.
Chapters 12–14 go back and cover the same period in more detail. These verses reveal the judgment that will come at the end of Tribulation as the Lord returns in power.
Jesus came the 1st time as a Lamb of sacrifice; He will return as the Lion of Judah. He came as Savior of men; He will return as the righteous Judge.
There won’t be a crown of thorns, but a crown of glory. There will be no cross to bear or tomb in which to be laid, just a throne to rule and reign in power!
We will deal with this hour later in more detail as we move further through Revelation.
This Morning let’s see what these verses reveal concerning: The Lord’s Harvest.
The title of our teaching this morning is:

I. A Sharp Sickle for the Harvest

Revelation 14:14 NKJV
14 Then I looked, and behold, a white cloud, and on the cloud sat One like the Son of Man, having on His head a golden crown, and in His hand a sharp sickle.
A day is coming when Jesus will take a seat in the clouds*. He will wear a golden crown and hold a sharp sickle.
The crown will identify him as a king, and the sickle will signify a coming harvest.
The Scriptures teach that Jesus will come back in the clouds as the King of kings and Lord of lords.
He said, “The harvest is the end of the age, and the reapers are the angels.
Therefore as the tares are gathered and burned in the fire, so it will be at the end of this age.
The Son of Man will send out His angels, and they will gather out of His kingdom all things that offend, and those who practice lawlessness, and will cast them into the furnace of fire.
There will be wailing and gnashing of teeth” (Matthew 13:39–42 NKJV).
It will be a terrible day for the lost because not only will it be their last day on earth, but their destiny will be sealed for eternity as well.
David Hocking -Jesus was called “the Son of Man” throughout the Gospels. It was the title he most often used for himself. It is a reminder that our coming Judge is one who knows what we are like. His humanity gives him valid credentials for judging mankind. John 5:27 (NKJV) says the Father “has given Him authority to execute judgment also, because He is the Son of Man.”

II. Not Another Angel

Revelation 14:15 NKJV
15 And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to Him who sat on the cloud, “Thrust in Your sickle and reap, for the time has come for You to reap, for the harvest of the earth is ripe.”
another angel In addition to the three mentioned in vv. 6–9.
As Jesus appears in the clouds, an angel will come forth from the heavenly temple.
He will urge Jesus to take his sickle and reap because the time of judgment has arrived and the harvest is ready.
The Greek word for “ripe,” xeraino, means “totally ripe, rotten, or withered.”
“The harvest of the earth is ripe” shows us that God will withhold his judgment until the last minute.
When his judgment falls, the Church will have been raptured, most of the Tribulation Saints and Jews will have been killed, and the world will be totally corrupt.
No one will be able to truthfully claim that Jesus acted too soon.
In fact, the Tribulation Saints have already asked God how long he would wait to judge and avenge their blood,
and he told them to wait a little longer (Revelation 6:10–11).
Revelation 6:10–11 NKJV
10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O Lord, holy and true, until You judge and avenge our blood on those who dwell on the earth?” 11 Then a white robe was given to each of them; and it was said to them that they should rest a little while longer, until both the number of their fellow servants and their brethren, who would be killed as they were, was completed.
He will wait, but when the end of the Tribulation Period starts drawing near the time will come to wait no more.
All I can saw is:

III. Swoosh

Revelation 14:16 NKJV
16 So He who sat on the cloud thrust in His sickle on the earth, and the earth was reaped.
Jesus will swing his sharp sickle* over the earth. Many of the remaining unbelievers will be filled with terror and try to run and hide.
Others will beg, cry, and plead, but it will be too late.
They will have wasted their last chance, and he will take multitudes
and cast them into the everlasting fire* (Lake of Fire).
Joel 3:13–14 NKJV
13 Put in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe. Come, go down; For the winepress is full, The vats overflow— For their wickedness is great.” 14 Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.


John 3:16 NKJV
16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
Romans 10:13 NKJV
13 For “whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved.”
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Hebrews 4:16 NKJV
16 Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.

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