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Note: We have little time. The ussa is pushing for war against Russia and China. Tripwires exist in the Baltics, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, Syria, the Koreas, the South China Sea, etc. The elite are insulting humanity with their war against nature (e.g. perverted males in women's restrooms). The artificial economy built on the petrodollar and bank derivatives is in danger of sudden and total collapse. The american evangelical church has been led astray through worship of satanic israel and phony celebrity preachers. The leader of the Roman Catholic Church, "Pope" Francis is the False Prophet, and is pushing for unification with islam, and subservience to judaism.
However, there are many basically decent people, as witnessed by the Trump supporters (who are better than Trump, himself). Many of these, not being saved, will not make it into the Wilderness, but will have the opportunity to join the Church of Smyrna. There will actually be a great religious awakening during the Great Tribulation. Many will be saved and will join the Remnant, but often at the cost of their own lives.
Time is short, measured in weeks, or months at most. If Trump is the real deal and actually represents a threat to the New World Order (I am not fully convinced), the American November election becomes a deadline for the NWO to take action. NWO insiders, however, such as sheldon adelson are trying to buy Trump. If they cannot buy him, they will probably eliminate him. Elections aside, the impending collapse of the derivative banking system and the petrodollar still imposes a deadline for action. It will soon be do or die for the NWO. Faced with sudden death, the NWO will strike out with fury, threaten nuclear war with Russia and China, seize the banking funds of private individuals, and impose martial law on America and Europe. It will get ugly fast. The Chinese government, which is in financial trouble and rules over an unstable country, will probably crumble. Putin, who is a sane individual, and who does not want to destroy the world, will back down to the utterly insane neocons.
Satan will go on the attack against the true Church. As a result, the Church of Philadelphia will be delivered by God's angels to the Wilderness for its protection, and the Two Witnesses and 144,000 will appear to do battle with Antichrist, the False Prophet, the Beast, the Whore, and the Church of Laodicea (Rick Warren and his ilk). The Two Witnesses and 144,000 will be members of the Church of Smyrna, whose Head is Jesus Christ. The Two Witnesses and 144,000 will fight the most extreme spiritual battle in the history of man (second only to the Crucifixion of Christ). They will be forced to slog through hell and endure unbelievable hardship, but will be honored by Christ in the end.
Timeline of Events (Revelation)
Revelation tells us of the final 3 ½ year-Tribulation, the 2nd Coming of Christ, the Lord's one thousand year reign on earth, and the unveiling of the New Heaven and Earth. The Tribulation begins suddenly with the unleashing of satan's wrath, the flight of the Church of Philadelphia and other Christians into the Wilderness, and the appearance of the Two Witnesses. The Tribulation could begin at any time. Everything is in place. The great falling away has already occurred with once Christian Europe now militantly secular, and once Christian America now a combination of militant secularism and the absurd, contradictory religion of "judeo-christianity", which elevates Israel above Christ and His Church. The Beast system of God hatred and warmongering already exists. Satan is ready to attack. The Great Tribulation begins when God says so.
America Gives Birth to the Beast
The events of Revelation are coming ever closer to fruition. The New World Order, which is a unipolar world dominated by the American Empire, is rapidly morphing into the Beast of Revelation. Paradoxically, America is a dying empire. Empires are at their most dangerous as they approach death. They will do anything to retain power. The psychopaths who rule America would literally choose nuclear war with Russia and China rather than dying gracefully.
America is not a normal nation with a normal economy. It was once a nation state composed primarily of people of Western European descent. It is now a multicultural mess. A multicultural mess does not meet the definition of a nation state. A nation is based on a nationality of people with a common ethnicity, language, and history. Whereas a multicultural mess such as the current version of the US has so many internal divisions that it cannot remain strong. Either it will eventually implode through civil war or stagnate into a crime-ridden cesspool ruled by martial law. On the economic front, America's primary product is the printing of dollars used for international trade. America must use subtle force, and often brute military force, to ensure that the dollar remains the world reserve currency. It cannot allow other nations to trade in their own currencies. If other countries abandoned the dollar payment system, there would be a decline in the demand for dollars and an increase in interest rates. A significant increase in interest rates would bankrupt the over-indebted American economy. The lack of sufficient demand for US dollars would also result in hyper inflation. As such, America has determined its destiny. It can no longer survive as a sane republic that minds its own business. It can only survive as a vicious beast that exploits and bullies the nations of the world.
The American NWO presidents, beginning with bush sr., have been fulfilling their role as antichrist. (Ronald Reagan was the last and final president of the American Republic, which no longer exists. His greatest mistakes were appointing bush sr. as his vice, allowing neocons into his administration, the same neocons who were behind dirty tricks such as Iran/Contra, and approving limited amnesty for illegal aliens. As likable as he was, Ronald Reagan the man was not equal to Ronald Reagan the legend.)
Enemies of Civilization
The enemies of civilization are many. Counted among the enemy are the following:
The enemies of civilization are strong. The defenders of civilization are anemic. The prognosis is not good.
Outline of Revelation:
Revelation 1 - 3
Seven churches which are in Asia
Revelation 4 and 5
God the Father on His throne (non-literal imagery for no one has ever seen the Father - John 1:18)
Seal One - the white horse
Seal Two - the red horse
Seal Three - the black horse
Seal Four - the pale horse
Seal Five - Christ's martyrs cry out for judgment
Seal Six - God's anger unleashed on the earth
Seal Seven - (Rev. 8) The seven angels and the seven trumpets
Revelation 7 - Sealing of the 144,000 Evangelists
There will be 12,000 from each of the 12 tribes of Israel. However, don't expect them to be Jewish. Jews reject Christ. Further, the various tribes of Israel, the ten northern tribes in particular, were lost to history. However, if a young man has the merest trace of blood from the tribe of Dan, for instance, he will count as a representative of Dan. This young man might be a high school student in North Carolina, a car mechanic in Missouri, or a computer tech in St. Petersburg, Russia. The angels will find these young men and anoint them. While the Two Witnesses will probably be older men, the 144,000 Evangelists will mostly be young men. According to Revelation 14:4, they will all be virgins. As such, they will tend to be young.
Revelation 8 and 9
Trumpet One - hail and fire - ⅓ of trees and grass burned
Trumpet Two - burning mountain-like object cast into the sea - ⅓ of the sea becomes blood Eventually, the whole sea dies; Rev. 16:3
Trumpet Three - the star Wormwood falls to earth - ⅓ of land water becomes bitter (all of these first few trumpets may be from a single nuclear disaster - maybe Fukushima?)
Trumpet Four - ⅓ of the sun, moon and stars smitten (pollution haze causes the sky to become dark?)
Trumpet Five - hornets unleashed from the bottomless pit, led by the demon Apollyon, torment the unsealed for five months (All five of the first Trumpets, together, seem to make up the First Woe -- the three Woes are mentioned in Rev. 9:12 and 11:14)
Some believe that these hornets are the demonic spirits of the antediluvian nephilim, who have been imprisoned since the Flood. The book of Enoch says of them:‘The giants, who are produced from the spirits and flesh, shall be called evil spirits upon the earth…Evil spirits have proceeded from their bodies; because they are born from men and from holy Watchers is their beginning and primal origin…And the spirits of the giants afflict, oppress, attack, do battle, and work destruction upon the earth…And these spirits shall rise up against the children of men and against the women, because they have proceeded from them…This shall they destroy until the day of consummation, the great judgment in which the age shall be consummated over the Watchers and the godless, yea, shall be wholly consummated. And now as to the Watchers…Say to them therefore: Ye have no peace.’
Trumpet Six - Unleashes the armies of the East - kill ⅓ of men
Pale Horse kills ¼. Leaves 75%. Armies of the east kill ⅓;. In addition to all the other deaths, less than 50% of pre-trib population still alive.
Trumpet Seven - (Rev. 11:15) The Second Coming
Mighty Angel - Christ Himself
But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servants the prophets.
Measuring the Temple
And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein. But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months.
Matthew Henry provides excellent commentary:
The Two Witnesses (The Second Woe)
- Testify for 1260 days (The 3 ½ years leading to the Second Coming)
The Two Witnesses are not Elijah and Moses or Elijah and Enoch. As John the Baptist was the Elijah of the First Coming, so two men of this era will be the Elijah of the Second Coming. They may or may not yet be aware of those roles. Neither one is Jewish. Expect there to be many false witnesses. The true Witnesses will stand in unholy Jerusalem (Sodom), and will be empowered by God the Holy Spirit to wreak havoc.
Mary - symbol of the Church
Michael fights Satan
Michael expels Satan from Heaven
Satan goes into a fierce rage
Satan attacks Mary
Mary delivered to the Wilderness for 1260 days (The 3 ½ years leading to the Second Coming). Why does satan attack Mary with such rage? Because Mary includes those Christians that the devil sees as the most dangerous to his rule, in particular, the Two Witnesses, the 144,000 Evangelists, and anyone associated with them, such as their families. The Two Witnesses and the 144,000 Evangelists, however, will leave the rest of Mary and go into the world to do battle.
The first beast
The beast is not a man, but the empire of Satan. The beast has seven heads because the beast has expressed itself as seven different kingdoms. Since the geography of the Bible is Israel-centric, these kingdoms are those that ruled over the tribes of Israel or the land of Israel during Biblical times. For instance, the Ottoman Empire ruled over the Middle East and those Jews living there, but did not do so during the Biblical era. Hence, it cannot be one of the seven heads. Moreover, the Biblical era is not limited to the times of Moses, the Prophets, and the Apostles. The 21st Century AD Great Tribulation is also part of the Biblical era. Therefore, the seven heads or kingdoms of the beast are these: Egypt (which ruled the Hebrews prior to the exodus and which ruled the lowlands of Canaan during the period of the Judges), Assyria (which conquered northern Israel and dominated southern Israel), Babylon, Persia, Greece, Rome, and the United States (which is financially and militarily intermingled with Israel - America finances and dominates Israel, while Jewish billionaires finance and dominate American politicians).
The seventh head, or the United States, is wounded as unto death, but will then revive. This near death will be due to some disaster, whether military or economic, from which the USSA beast will recover.
The second beast
The second beast is world religion, including a perverted form of Christianity. It's primary leader will likely be "pope" Francis. His chief lieutenants will likely include Rick Warren, Joel Osteen, John Hagee, various moslem imams and ayatollahs, Jewish rabbis, including the so-called messianic rabbis, new age goofballs, the dalai lama, and so on.
As Matthew Henry said, "God will have a temple and an altar in the world, till the end of time... Those in the outer court, worship in a false manner, or with dissembling hearts, and will be found among his enemies."
The Lamb and the 144,000
Babylon (Jerusalem) * is fallen
Bloody war outside, but near Jerusalem
Revelation 15 and 16
Vial One - Noisome and grievous sores
Vial Two - The sea dies
Vial Three - Inland waters become blood
Vial Four - The sun scorches men with great heat (may be intense solar flares which the modern electrical/electronic infrastructure cannot withstand)
Vial Five - The kingdom of antichrist filled with darkness (the American electrical grid goes down permanently?)
Vial Six - Kings of the East - Armageddon (compare Trumpet Six)
- Revelation does not fully explain the nature of the Battle of Armageddon in terms of its causes and the motives of the combatants. There are those who believe that the "kings of the east" go to war against the antichrist in an act of rebellion (pagan China vs. pagan America). As such, Satan loses control over his kingdom. Revelation 16:13-14 seems to indicate, however, that Satan, the Beast and the False Prophet draw all these world forces together in a last stand against Christ (Rev. 19:19). Thus, the forces of the East are allied with the Western NWO.
Vial Seven - The Final Judgment
The judgment of the Great Whore (* identified in note below)
The Beast will kill the Whore
The 17th chapter tells us, "And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast." At this point, the ten kings cannot be clearly identified.
Babylon/Jerusalem cast into the sea
Second Coming of Christ (The Third Woe). The Lord Jesus Christ returns in all His divine glory. He conquers the world and slays evil.
The Beast and the False Prophet are cast into the Lake of Fire
The Millennial Reign
Satan cast into the Lake of Fire
Great White Throne Judgment
Death and Hell cast into the Lake of Fire
New Heaven and Earth
* The Great Whore, also known as Babylon, is Jerusalem and the anti-Christ Judaic system
Revelation describes the fate of the Whore:
Timeline of Events (Matthew 24)
Matthew 24:1-34 largely address the destruction of Jerusalem and was fulfilled in 70 AD. There is difficulty, however, in interpreting the 24th chapter of Matthew because it speaks of both the 70 AD destruction of Jerusalem and the Second Coming. The synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke) were written in the 50s AD. For the Jewish writers pre-70 AD, the destruction of the Temple was the end of the world. They could not distinguish the two events of which the Lord spoke. Therefore, when they recounted His words, they blurred the two events together.
Jesus begins with the events of 70 AD when He says of Herod's temple, "And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down." (BTW, today's "Wailing Wall" is a remnant of a Roman fortress, not Herod's temple, which was annihilated.)
When Jesus spoke further:
"When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house: Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes. And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days! But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day:"
He is speaking of 70 AD. The abomination of desolation occurred under the Zealot leader John of Gischala. The Romans would subsequently crush the Zealot rebellion and destroy Jerusalem. The Lord was warning the people to flee. Because these events would occur in 70 AD, some 40 years after Jesus made the prophecy, He could say in v. 34, "Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled."
However, when Jesus said "For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be", He is speaking of His Second Coming. The Biblical writers of circa 50 AD simply could not fathom the difference between the destruction of the Temple and the end of the age.
Note: The term of Son of Man is a reference to Dan 7:13, which describes the Son of Man, Who is Jesus, appearing before the Ancient of Days, God the Father.
Matthew 24:35-51 clearly addresses events yet to be fulfilled.
Timeline of Events (Daniel 9)
The 70th week of Daniel has no relation to the Book of Revelation. During the 70th week, Christ initiated the New Covenant with many, died for our sins, and in so doing put an end to the system of temple sacrifice. The Jews rejected Him. Within one generation, the Jews, themselves, would defile the temple. As punishment for rejecting Christ, the Romans were sent to destroy them.
Refer to the following article: Daniel's Seventy Weeks and the New Exodus
Timeline of Events (Ezekiel 36–48)