A Sinking Suspicion
Main Theme: God has given the United States such blessings and yet the nation has turned from Him, so this nation, like Babylon, will face the judgment of God.
II. The Destruction
A. Babylon will fall
B. Who’s going to bring it about?
1) The Medes and the people of the north
Daniel 4:32- …the Most High is sovereign over the kingdoms of men and gives them to anyone he wishes.
C. Why is it going to happen to Babylon?
2) Treatment of the Jews
3) Refused to turn to God
III. The Comparison
A. The Bridge
B. Any Comparison today?
C. What does that say to us?
D. Glimpse of the future
Revelation 16:19- God remembered Babylon the Great and gave her the cup filled with the wine of the fury of his wrath.
Revelation 18:10- "'Woe! Woe, O great city, O Babylon, city of power! In one hour your doom has come!'
E. Hope for the people of God
Ephesians 1:13-14- Having believed, you were marked in him with a seal, the promised Holy Spirit, who is a deposit guaranteeing our inheritance until the redemption of those who are God's possession — to the praise of his glory.
Revelation 21:2-3- I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, "Now the dwelling of God is with men, and he will live with them. They will be his people, and God himself will be with them and be their God.