Christ's Triumph Over the Nations

PULPIT AND STUDY: Christ's Triumph Over the Nations

A sermon outline

President, Southern Asia Division

I. INTRODUCTION. The revelation of Jesus Christ. Rev. 1:1. Blessed is he that readeth. Rev. 1:3.


1. Description of One on white horse. Verses 11-16.

2. Marks of identification.

a. "Faithful and True." Verse 11.

(1) Jesus is the faithful witness according to His own testimony. Rev. 1:5.

(2) Greek—Pistos, or trustworthy, 

(a) Faithfully fulfilling promiseto disciples. John 14:1-3. 

(b) Faithfully fulfilling promise to Thyatira church. Rev. 2:25.

(c) Faithfully fulfilling promise to Philadelphia church. Rev. 3:11.

b. "Eyes were as a flame of fire." Rev. 19:12. One like the Son of man. Rev. 1:14.

c. Name called "Word of God." Rev. 19:13. Jesus the "Word." John 1: 1, 14.

d. "King of kings, and Lord of lords." Rev. 19:16.

(1) Paul describes Jesus at His coming, i Tim. 6:14, 15.

(2) Ancient custom to have title in scribed upon vesture.

(3) Mediatorial robes laid aside.


1. Seated upon white horse. Rev. 19:11. 

a. Horse symbolic of war. 

b. Triumphal entrance into Jerusalem on colt. Prince of Peace. Contrast Matt. 21:6-8. 

c. Same scene, Jesus seated upon white cloud. Rev. 14:14.

2. On His head many crowns. Rev. 19:12.

a. "Greek diadems"—not merely gar lands of victory, royal crowns as King of kings.

b. Kingdoms of this world become kingdoms of our Lord and of His Christ. Rev. 11:15.

Queen Victoria—"I wish Jesus would come in my day. I would so love to lay my crown at His feet." 

c. Crown of thorns before Pilate. Matt. 27:28, 29. (The Desire of Ages, page 739, de scribes contrast.)

3. Vesture dipped in blood. Rev. 19:13.

a. The prophet's picture. Isa. 63:1-3.

b. "His blood be on us." Matt. 27:25.

c. "They also which pierced him." Rev. 1:7. (See The Great Controversy, pages 643, 644 for vivid description.)

4. Armies with Him. Rev. 19:14.Battle of God Almighty. His coming interrupts Armageddon. Rev. 16:14.

IV. "BEHOLD HE COMETH !"(Description of His coming. The Great Controversy, pp. 640-642.)

1. Sign, little cloud. Matt. 24:30.

2. Armies in heaven followed Him. Rev. 19:14.

3. Glory covered the heavens. Hab. 3:3, 4.

4. Faces turned into paleness. Jer. 30:6.

5. Heart melteth, knees smite together, faces gather darkness. Nahum 2:10.

6. "Our God shall come"; "very tempestuous round about him." Ps. 50:3, 4.

7. Righteous rejoice. Isa. 25:9.

8. Righteous dead raised, i Thess. 4:15-17.

9. Wicked slain. 2 Thess. 2:8.


1. Supper of great God described. Rev. 19:17, 18.

2. Wicked call for rocks to fall. Rev. 6: 14-16; Luke 23:30.


1. Marriage supper of the Lamb to which all are invited. Rev. 19:9.

2. Supper of the great God. Rev. 19:17, 18.

3. Prepare to meet thy God. Amos 4:12.



Ministry reserves the right to approve, disapprove, and delete comments at our discretion and will not be able to respond to inquiries about these comments. Please ensure that your words are respectful, courteous, and relevant.

comments powered by Disqus

President, Southern Asia Division

September 1950

Download PDF
Ministry Cover

More Articles In This Issue


"in every endeavor to win people to our faith Seventh-day Adventists desire that the first impressions be conducive to a favorable consideration of the claims of present truth."

PASTORAL PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES: Following the Blueprint in Miami

"The time demands greater efficiency and deeper consecration."—Gospel Workers, p. 114.

KINDLY CORRECTIVES: Are We Shining or Showing?

"Which is the more important, holding a pastorate in a metropolitan area, or ministering in a small country town?"

RELIGIOUS WORLD TRENDS: Growth in Membership and Giving

Report on incomes of various denominations

Farewell From Your Long-Time Editor

A farewell letter from Mr. Froom

THE QUERY COLUMN: Purchase and Preparation of Spices

discussion on what should be defined as "work" on Sabbath

HEALTH EVANGELISM: Medical Evangelism in Toronto

A basic outline of a medical/Health evangelism series.

HEALTH EVANGELISM: Conducting a Cooking Class III. Vitamins—the Sparkle of Youth

This article distinguishes different types of vitamins and gives a recipe at the end

HEALTH EVANGELISM: The Methods of the Master

"When Jesus began His ministry He employed three lines of work: teaching, preaching, and healing."

CHALLENGE OF A WORLD TASK Facing Our Unfinished Task

"The Master's blueprint for His church is clear, and fraught with solemn import and weighty responsibility. "

THE LARGER OUTLOOK: Imagination—Highway to the Soul

"Imagination is the chief highway to the heart of man."

View All Issue Contents

Digital delivery

If you're a print subscriber, we'll complement your print copy of Ministry with an electronic version.

Sign up
Advertisement - Southern Adv Univ 180x150 - Animated

Recent issues

See All
Advertisement - Healthy and Happy Family - Skyscraper 160x600