If we look at Amos 5:18, Joel 3:14,15, Ezekiel 32:7, Joel 2:1,2, Isaiah 13:6-10, Zephaniah 1:14,15, and Matthew 24:29-31, they all say the same thing. The Day of the Lord (Wrath) is a day when the Luminaries are darkened.
However, Joel 2:31, Acts 2:20, and Revelation 6:12 says that BEFORE the Day of the Lord, the Sun will be darkened and the Moon will turn to blood.
These are two separate events. We know that at the sixth seal, the sun is darkened and the moon turns to blood. However the fourth trumpet is when the luminaries are darkened. So the fourth trumpet must come after the sixth seal. We also see that it is at the fourth vial that the luminaries are darkened, so this too must come after the sixth seal and fourth trumpet.
We also see the servants sealed at the sixth seal. At the fifth trumpet, the locusts are commanded not to hurt those with the seal of God. Those sealed have already been taken to Heaven in Revelation 7:9 so the fifth trumpet must occur prior to this.
When the seventh trumpet begins to sound, the “Mystery of God” is finished.
1 Corinthians 15:51 - Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed
After the seventh vial, God says “It is done”. This is the end of the final plagues.
It is at the sixth vial that Christ comes as a thief and gathers the armies to Armageddon. The bride first went into her Chuppah, then Harpazo'ed at the sixth seal, and Christ returns to defeat the armies at Armageddon.
Joel 2:16 - Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber, and the bride out of her closet.
I believe the sequence of Seals, Trumpets and vials overlap each other and would look closer to something like this:
At the second trumpet, the mountain of fire is cast into the sea. At the second vial, the sea is turned to blood. At the third trumpet, wormwood falls onto the rivers. At the third vial, the rivers turn to blood.
At the sixth trumpet, the four bound angels in the Euphrates are loosed, and at the fifth vial, the Euphrates is dried up.
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