The one true living God ("Rock of Ages) changed everything from the "world that then was".
He destroyed satan and made us responsible for our own actions (no more can we use satan as a scapegoat, Leviticus 16).
Deuteronomy 32:4 "The Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just; A God of faithfulness and without injustice, Righteous and upright is He.
Revelation 17:8 The beast that you saw existed once, but is no longer, and is going to crawl out of the bottomless pit and then proceed to its destruction. Those living on earth, whose names were not written in the Book of Life from the foundation of the world, will be surprised when they see the beast because it was, is no longer, and will come again.
2 Peter 3:6 Whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished:
The book of Revelation is about NEW BEGINNINGS (new faith, new devotion, etc., NOT a new gospel).
We are not to have A FAITH (DO NOT have faith TOWARD God, Hebrews 6:1). Have a "faith FOR faith, Romans 6:17).
Heb 2:14 Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same nature, that through death he might destroy him who has the power of death, that is, the devil,
Rom 1:17 For in it the righteousness of God is revealed through faith for faith; as it is written, "He who through faith is righteous shall live."
This is a "more excellent way" of devotion to truth.......
..and an "OBEDIENCE".
1Co 12:31 But earnestly desire the higher gifts. And I will show you a still more excellent way.
Heb 6:1 Therefore leaving the principles of the doctrine of Christ, let us go on unto perfection (DOCTRINE OF SPIRIT); not laying again the foundation of repentance from dead works, and of faith toward God,