The Meaning of the Heavens Will be Rolled up Like a Scroll

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At the end of the sixth seal,

I watched as he opened the sixth seal… (Revelation 6:12 [NIV])

Is when Yeshuah Messiah will come, hence why the kings of the earth will hide from his appearance,

Then the kings of the earth, the princes, the generals, the rich, the mighty, and everyone else, both slave and free, hid in caves and among the rocks of the mountains. They called to the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb! (Revelation 6:15-16 [NIV])

And so, at his second coming, the “sky will be rolled up like a scroll”,

The sky was rolled up like a scroll…. (Revelation 6:14 [NLT])

Which means that dark and thick clouds will advance and cover the entire earth, like a book or scroll being closed up, hence,

He bowed the heavens and came down; thick darkness was under his feet. (Psalms 18:9 [ESV])

For the day is near, the day of Yehovah is near; it will be a day of clouds, a time of the nations.
(Ezekiel 30:3 [MODIFIED-ESV])

And these dark clouds that will cover the entire earth will conceal the glory of his coming,

He made darkness his covering, his canopy around him– the dark rain clouds of the sky. (Psalm 18:11 [NIV])

Which is how the “host of heaven will wear away” or the “heavens will disappear”, because the stars, the moon, and the sun will all be concealed by these dark clouds,

…And all the host of heaven will wear away, And the sky will be rolled up like a scroll
(Isaiah 34:4 [NAS1977])

But the Day of the Master will come like a thief. On that day the heavens will disappear with a roaring sound… (2 Peter 3:10 [MODIFIED-ISV])

And it will be through these dark clouds, that at the sound of the first trumpet related to his coming, hail and fire will then rain down,

Out of the brightness before him hailstones and coals of fire broke through his clouds. (Psalm 18:12 [ESV])

For the Master himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God… (1 Thessalonians 4:16 [MODIFIED-NIV])

The first angel sounded his trumpet, and there came hail and fire mixed with blood, and it was hurled down on the earth. A third of the earth was burned up, a third of the trees were burned up, and all the green grass was burned up. (Revelation 8:7 [NIV])

But shall come the day of the Master as a thief in the night… and the elements being incinerated by fire shall be loosed; and the earth and the works in it shall be incinerated. (2 Peter 3:10 [INTERLINEARIZED])*

Interlinear Links: 2 Peter 3:10

expecting and hastening the arrival of the day of God… by reason of which from the heavens fire shall be loosed, and the elements being incinerated by fire shall be destroyed? (2 Peter 3:12 [INTERLINEARIZED])*

Interlinear Links: 2 Peter 3:12

And in these dark clouds, amidst the rain of hail and fire that burns a third of the earth, the voice of Yeshuah Messiah will thunder, and lightning flashes will be seen all around the world,

Yehovah thundered from heaven; the voice of the Most High resounded amid the hail and burning coals. He shot his arrows and scattered his enemies; his lightning flashed, and they were greatly confused. (Psalm 18:13-14 [MODIFIED-NLT])

Yehovah will make his majestic voice heard. He will come down with all his might, with furious anger, with fire storms, windstorms, rainstorms, and hailstones.
(Isaiah 30:30 [MODIFIED-GODSWORD])

This is why the day of the Master is a day of cloud and darkness,

For the day is near, the day of Yehovah is near; it will be a day of clouds, a time of doom for the nations. (Ezekiel 30:3 [MODIFIED-ESV])

Blow the trumpet in Zion; sound the alarm on my set-apart hill. Let all who live in the land tremble, for the day of Yehovah is coming. It is close at hand– a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness… (Joel 2:1-2 [MODIFIED-NIV])

The great day of Yehovah is near— near and coming quickly. The cry on the day of Yehovah is bitter; the Mighty Warrior shouts his battle cry. That day will be a day of wrath– a day of distress and anguish, a day of trouble and ruin, a day of darkness and gloom, a day of clouds and blackness— (Zephaniah 1:14-15 [MODIFIED-NIV])

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