John saw the scroll again, now unsealed and completely open, signifying his call to prophesy once more to peoples and kings – Revelation 10:1-11.
The first six trumpet plagues failed to cause the “inhabitants of the earth” to repent. Instead, they only further hardened their hearts. Something more was needed to complete “the mystery of God.” The narrative now takes a new direction. Rather than another plague, John is commissioned to prophesy to the “nations and kings of the earth.”Continue reading