“Give her as much torment and grief as the glory and luxury she gave herself. In her heart she boasts, ‘I sit enthroned as queen. I am not a widow; I will never mourn.’ Therefore in one day her plagues will overtake her.” Revelation 18:7-8

The people of Babylon, pictured here as a queen, are selfish, entitled and deceived. They believe they will never mourn the loss of wealth and luxury which they feel they have achieved through their business acumen. They don’t acknowledge God as the ultimate source of the resources and opportunities they enjoy. They are so wrong.

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