Revelation 14:6-13 (NRSV)
Hold fast to the faith
Then I saw another angel flying in midheaven,
with an eternal gospel to proclaim to those who live on the earth to every
nation and tribe and language and people. He said in a loud voice, "Fear God and
give him glory, for the hour of his judgment has come; and worship him who made
heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water."
Then another angel,
a second, followed, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has made
all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication."
another angel, a third, followed them, crying with a loud voice, "Those who
worship the beast and its image, and receive a mark on their foreheads or on
their hands, they will also drink the wine of God's wrath, poured unmixed into
the cup of his anger, and they will be tormented with fire and sulfur in the
presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of
their torment goes up forever and ever. There is no rest day or night for those
who worship the beast and its image and for anyone who receives the mark of its
Here is a call for the endurance of the saints, those who keep
the commandments of God and hold fast to the faith of Jesus.
And I heard
a voice from heaven saying, "Write this: Blessed are the dead who from now on
die in the Lord." "Yes," says the Spirit, "they will rest from their labors, for
their deeds follow them."
If you have questions about how to become a friend and follower of Jesus, please
see the devotion entitled, “Come to Jesus” @ http://bit.ly/JVhaLta