The women represents the nation of Israel. The crown she wears of twelve stars, symbolizes the twelve tribes (Genesis 37:9). The dragon represents satan.
The “man child” of Israel might be the 144,000 who will be taken to heaven during the tribulation. Many scholars believe that the “man child” is Jesus Christ.
Israel will flee to the city of Petra when the image of the beast is set up in the temple (Isaiah 16:1-4). Petra is “Sela”.
Satan accuses us before God. The victory over satan has been won through the blood of Jesus Christ.
“A time, and times, and half a time” is 3 1/2 years. The flood represents an army.
Read: Revelation 13
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To Be Continued Thursday, May 15th…………..