A WOMAN, A CITY, AND A BEAST TEXT: Revelation 17:1-18
SUMMARY: This chapter in Revelation, by means of well-established Scriptural symbols, portrays the mystery of iniquity and the power of satanic power behind it, the destruction of which will be described in the following chapters.
I. THE SYMBOL OF THE WOMAN. A. The Woman as Jehovah's Bride. B. The Harlot, a Counterfeit Bride.
II. THE SYMBOL OF THE CITY. A. Origins of the Sinful City. B. Babylon, the Prideful City.
III. THE SYBOL OF THE BEAST. A. The Beast That "Was" and "Is Not." B. Seven Heads and Ten Horns.