Revelation 12:16 KJV
And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
The earth helped the woman...
The Revelation is figurative is so many ways but must never be taken to be so figurative as to have no literal meaning.
I take this passage to be prophetic and to be descriptive of Satan's final attempt to destroy
Why some feel compelled to make Israel
always the church, I do not know. During the Tribulation which shall try this
will be present but not the church.
The earth, I believe, is here representative of; what else? The earth. Through some sort of climactic event (the earth will have many of them during the Tribulation) Satan's scheme against
These are the blessed of The Lord. Even the devil can't harm them if God is protecting them.