Revelation 7 – The 144,000 & The Innumerable Multitude

The 144,000 is symbolic but also probably literal, and refers to a group of 1st century Jewish Christians who were sealed and thus saved from death in the Great Tribulation. In the Old Testament, a census was a military act that mustered God’s holy army, so this is a group of 144,000 Jewish warriors who relaunch the church after the tribulation.

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Ezekiel (Overview)

The book of Ezekiel opens in the fifth year of King Jehoachin’s captivity (summer of 593 BC), this was about 7 years before the fall of Jerusalem. By this time, Daniel had been serving in Nebuchadnezzar’s court for about 10 years, and Jeremiah had already been prophesying for about 30 years.

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