Then the seventh angel sounded: And there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdoms of this world have become the kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ, and He shall reign forever and ever!”
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The horrifying end-time punishments that humanity is bringing on itself will climax with this seventh and last trumpet, announcing that Jesus Christ will now take over the governments of the earth.
During this phase of the Day of the Lord, seven last plagues are poured out on unrepentant people (Revelation 16:1-21), and misguided humanity even tries to fight against our loving Savior whose desire is to save us from self-destruction.
But in the end Christ will stand on the Mount of Olives and will begin His righteous rule that will finally bring true peace to this ravaged world.
This incredible plan has been a mystery to most people through the centuries, but the coming Kingdom of God was the central theme of the good news Jesus Christ brought. Read more about it in our article “What Is the Kingdom of God?” See also our free booklet The Book of Revelation: The Storm Before the Calm.