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Appendix: Comparison between historical application of the 7 seals and the different applications of the 7 Trumpets

SEALS (Traditional View) White Horse: Pure church (33100 AD) Red Horse: Persecute church (100-313 AD) Black Horse: Compromised church (313-538 AD) Pale Horse: Apostate church (538-1517 AD)

TRUMPETS
U. Smith Attack of Visigoths against Rome under Alaric. Attack of the Vandals against Rome. Attack of the Huns against Rome. Fall of Western Rome. E. Thiele Gods judgment on Jerusalem. Gods judgment on pagan Rome. Gods judgment against professed Christian church. Darkness of the Middle Ages. R. Naden C. M. Maxwell Gods judgment on Jerusalem. Gods judgment on pagan Rome. Gods judgment against professed Christian church. Darkness of the Middle Ages. Rise and progress of Islam. (5 months = 150 years; first Muslim attack on Constantinople in 674 to the last in 823 [only 149 years].) W. Shea Pagan Rome persecutes Christians. Fall of pagan Rome. Apostasy of the Christian church. J. Paulien H. LaRondelle R. Stefanovic Gods judgment on Jerusalem. Fall of the Roman Empire. Apostasy of the Christian church. Rise of secularatheism (Rev. 11:7). Reign of secularatheism. (5 months = Gods judgments are comprehensive but limited; cf. Gen. 7:24; 8:3.) Rise of end- time Babylon. The final crisis described in 7:13 and Rev. 1316. (1 hour, 1 day, 1 month, refers to a divine appointed moment of time.) Sets final events in motion. (Summary of events described in Rev. 1222.) A. Treiyer Attack of Visigoths against Rome under Alaric. Attack of the Vandals against Rome. Attack of the Huns against Rome. Collapse of Western Rome and its system of worship. Rise of Islam against apostate Christianity. (5 months = 150 years; 632782; first Islamic expansionist wave.) H. Urrutia Attack of Visigoths against Rome under Alaric (395-412) Attack of the Vandals against Rome (429-477) Attack of the Huns against Rome (434-453) Fall of Western Rome under Heruli (476-488)

Gods judgment on Jerusalem. Gods judgment on pagan Rome. Gods judgment against professed Christian church. Darkness of the Middle Ages.

Darkness of the Middle Ages. Crusades during the Middle Ages. (5 months = 150 years; 1099 1249; from the capture of Jerusalem to the beginning of the last crusade.)

Souls under the altar: Martyr Blood during Reformed church (1517-1755 AD)

Rise of Islam. (5 months period; 1299 + 150 = 1449.)

Rise and progress of Islam. (5 months period; 1299 + 150 = 1449.)

Satans attack on the Reformation by the CounterReformation. (5 months = 150 years; 1535 1685.)

Muslim attacks (5 months = 150 years of attacks against papacy 814-964)

Signs in Heavens (1755-End)

Ottoman Empire. (1 day, 1 month, 1 year = 391 years; 1449 1840.)

Ottoman Empire. (391 years; 1449 1840.)

Time of final crisis; from 18th century to close of probation.

Ottoman Empire. (391 years; 1453, fall of Byzantine Empire to 1844.)

Ottoman Empire. (391 years; 1453 1844, when the edict of toleration was issued.)

Ottoman Empire. (391 years; 1453 1844, when the edict of toleration was issued.)

Fall of Papacy and End of its Supremacy through the French Revolution (The specific time is 1798) Close of Probation to the consummation.

Silence in Heaven: Second Coming and Judgment

Mystery of God is finished.

Mystery of God is finished.

Consummation.

Mystery of God is finished.

Mystery of God is finished.

Time of the end when the mystery of God is accomplished

Adapted and enlarged from Angel Manuel Rodriguez, Issues in the Interpretation of the Seven Trumpets of Revelation, Ministry, January 2012