The dragon's five attacks and the outcome of each

Revelation 12:3-6, 14-17a

Satan's Object The Outcome Verses
1. To deceive the angels in heaven Satan cast to earth, drawing one third of the angels with him 3, 4a
2. To devour Christ when He came to earth Christ ascends to heaven 4b, 5
3. To destroy the church The church flees to the protection of the wilderness for 1260 days 6, 14
4. To dilute the effect of the Reformation The earth helps the woman 15, 16
5. To defeat the Remnant 17a