The unholy trinity
of Satan, Antichrist and False Prophet rule during the second half of the Tribulation. During that time, the seven angels pour out seven bowl of God's wrath. Salvation in Jesus Christ is still available and the Tribulation Saints are saved but time runs out quickly. Everyone must make an individual choice to follow God or follow Antichrist. The choice determines a person's eternal destiny. See World Government
, World Religion
, World Economy
Bowl 1 - Earth - Sores on People (Revelation 16:2)
The first angel pours the bowl on the earth. The plague is sores on the people with the mark of the Beast and those who worship the image.
Bowl 2 - Sea to Blood (Revelation 16:3)
The second angel pours the bowl on the sea. The plague is the sea turns to blood. Every person in the sea dies.
Bowl 3 - Fresh Water to Blood (Revelation 16:4, 5-6, 7)
The third angel pours the bowl on fresh water. The plague is the rivers and springs turn to blood. God is just in His judgments because these people shed the blood of the saints and prophets.
Bowl 4 - Sun Scorched People (Revelation 16:8-9)
The fourth angel pours the bowl on the sun. The plague is the sun scorches people. They know God is bringing the plagues, curse God but refuse to repent.
Bowl 5 - Kingdom of the Beast in Darkness (Revelation 16:10-11)
The fifth angel pours the bowl on the throne of the beast. The plague is darkness on the kingdom of the Beast. People were in agony because of the pain from the sores and the darkness.