By Mark A. Finley
Before God’s judgments fall on this rebellious planet, God instructs the sealing angel to _______
the _________________________________of God in their ______________________________ .
2. Who accomplishes this important work of sealing?
The divine Being who accomplishes the sealing in our lives is the ________________________ of God.
3. How did the apostle Paul describe the function of God’s seal?
God’s foundation of truth will stand in the final crisis and, “The _____________________________
4. Where is this seal of obedience to God found?
God’s seal is found in His________________________________________________________ .
5. What is another name for a seal?
Abraham received the __________________________________________ of circumcision by
which he demonstrated his loyalty to God. In the Bible a seal and a sign describe the same thing.
6. Does God have an eternal sign of worship that sets His people apart?
God’s eternal sign of loyalty is the seventh-day Sabbath. Ancient seals contained three major elements: the name, title, and territory of the one placing the official, legal seal upon the document. God’s Sabbath is the only one of the Ten Commandments that contains His name, “the Lord your God”; His title, Creator, “for in six days the Lord made”; and His territory, “the heavens and the earth, the sea and all that is in them” (see Exodus 20:8-11). The seventh-day Sabbath is God’s eternal sign of last-day loyalty. It is the outward symbol of an inner, living faith. At a time of enormous crises and persecution, the Holy Spirit will strengthen God’s faithful children to live lives of godly obedience.
7. What final appeal does God make to all just before His return?
God’s final appeal is a call to worship God as the_____________________________________