What does the mountain symbolize? (Revelation 8:8)
And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood;
Revelation 8:8 - King James
⚪ England in the time of Henry VIII
Rev. 8:8 [...]
And as It were a great mountain. — England In the time of Henry VIII. Mountains symbolize kingdoms.—Dan. 2:35; Jer. 51:25. Burning with Are.—Aflame with another great movement destructive to the papacy.
Was cast Into the sea. — Was suddenly thrown into a condition of Isolation from the papacy—no longer placed under religious restraint to it.
Source : 🇺🇸 1917 - Studies in the Scriptures, Vol 7, The finished mystery, page 148 + Cover
⚫ Satan's organization
Rev. 8 [...]
Then followed the sounding of the second angel. A convention of God's people assembled at Los Angeles on the 25th day 01 August, 1923, and adopted and sent forth a resolution entitled "A Warning". The resolution was directed against those who falsely claim to represent God and Christ and who had built up a mighty organization in the earth which they likened unto the kingdom of God, and which is symbolized by "a great mountain.". The resolution warned the people against these false teachers and urged them to desert the unholy organization. And now, seven years later, it seems clear that the spirit of the Lord, [...] At that time the "mountain" of Satan, his organization called Christendom, was "on fire"
Source : 🇺🇸 1930 - Light, vol 1, page 113, page 114 + Cover