Chapter 15

2. Sea of Glass: Fixed purity; washing of water by the word no longer needed.
Mingled with Fire: Mark of the great fiery tribulation through which they had passed.
5. Temple Opened: Judicial testimony to man’s guilty state.
6. Pure and White Linen and Golden Girdles: A judgment which required purity and divine righteousness.
7. Golden Vials [Bowls]: The expression of God’s wrath against the corruption of the earth.
8. Smoke from the Glory: The solemn darkness in which God is shut up preceding active judgment, so that man cannot find him (Isa. 6:44And the posts of the door moved at the voice of him that cried, and the house was filled with smoke. (Isaiah 6:4)).