Friday, March 27, 2009
Most Middle Eastern gold is primarily held in London, in violation of the Koran. Thus the Muslims either need to make Britain a Muslim country or move their gold to a Muslim country. Iran might become the center of the Middle East's gold holding because it will be protected militarily by Putin's Russia. Iran could promote the gold dinar as a superior currency to the US dollar under nuclear threat.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
When the angel sounds the fifth trumpet, locusts from the bottomless pit ascend upon the earth. This first woe lasts for five months.
10And they had tails like to scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months. 11And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue has his name Apollyon. 12One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter. (Rev. 9:10-12)
Both Abaddon and Apollyon mean destroyer. It is a destroying angel from the abyss.
Two Witnesses/Martyrs (Jewish and Gentile Believers)
Prophesy for 1,260 Days
The "Gentiles", Muslims, have had control of the Temple Mount for hundreds of years, and they will continue to control it and tread upon Jerusalem during the Great Tribulation. Some Muslims contest they are not Gentiles because they are circumcised, but all non-Jews are Gentiles. The duration of the Great Tribulation as 42 months also calculated as 1,260 days, so the months have to be 30 day months using the 360-day year calendar, which gives us 3 1/2 years. The two witnesses prophesy wearing sackcloth. Sackcloth is worn during mourning and grief, and during repentance and humiliation.
1And there was given me a reed like to a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein. 2But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given to the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty and two months. 3And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and three score days, clothed in sackcloth. 4These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth. (Revelation 11:1-4)
"Winesses" is martus, meaning martyrs. But there were seven candlesticks and no olive trees mentioned in the first few chapters of Revelation, so John is referring to a different prophetic scripture.
2And said to me, What see you? And I said, I have looked, and behold a candlestick all of gold, with a bowl on the top of it, and his seven lamps thereon, and seven pipes to the seven lamps, which are on the top thereof: 3And two olive trees by it, one on the right side of the bowl, and the other on the left side thereof. . . . he shall bring forth the headstone thereof with shoutings, crying, Grace, grace to it. 9The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house . . . the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the eyes of the LORD, which run to and fro through the whole earth. 11Then answered I, and said to him, What are these two olive trees on the right side of the candlestick and on the left side thereof? 12And I answered again, and said to him, What be these two olive branches which through the two golden pipes empty the golden oil out of themselves? . . . 14Then said he, These are the two anointed ones, that stand by the LORD of the whole earth. (Zechariah 4:2-12 edited and emphasized)
The "seven lamps" are the seven-fold Spirit of God (Rev. 4:5) evident in the seven churches ("candlesticks"). The two olive trees in Zechariah 4 were Joshua, the high priest, and Zerubbabel, the governor. The two olive trees are connected with "those seven" of the "house" of "grace" whose "headstone" is Jesus. "Anointed ones" is ben yitshar, meaning anointed sons. The sons are described in the next chapter as the Son of God and the "remnant of her seed".
5And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up to God, and to his throne. . . . 11And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives to the death. . . . 17And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ. (Revelation 12:5, 11, 17)
These are the Hebrew and Gentile believers during the Great Tribulation; the two witnesses that have been made "one new man" in Christ (Ephesians 2:11-22). The two witnesses combined constitute the Bride of Christ. The two witnesses are Us. We will be martyred for Our faith and given white robes (5th seal), but We will prophesy of Christ's coming for Us in powerful ways before We die. We will overcome Satan by the blood of Jesus, Our personal testimony, and Our determination to die rather than give up Our faith. We believers hold fast God's commandments and the "testimony" (marturia meaning witness) of Jesus Christ.
Have Miraculous Power
5And if any man will hurt them, fire proceeds out of their mouth, and devours their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed. 6These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will. 7And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascends out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them. (Revelation 11:5-7)
Real fire may come from Our mouths, or the Word of God from Our mouths may incense and devour Our enemies from the inside out (Jeremiah 5:14). Elijah was a foreshadow of the Great Tribulation saints, for he prayed it would not rain for 3 1/2 years, and it did not until he prayed that it would (James 5:17-18). Moses and Aaron turned the Nile to blood, and foretold Pharaoh of the plagues about to happen. The Beast of Islam will war against Christians and be victorious and kill them.
Will be Killed and Resurrected; the Second Woe
8And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified. 9And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves. 10And they that dwell on the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelled on the earth. 11And after three days and an half the spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood on their feet; and great fear fell on them which saw them. 12And they heard a great voice from heaven saying to them, Come up here. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them. 13And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven. 14The second woe is past; and, behold, the third woe comes quickly. (Revelation 11:8-14)
New York City is the most populous city of the United States ("great city"), and it is the city with the largest Jewish population outside of Israel (like Egypt housed the Hebrews for hundreds of years). It also has a large homosexual community ("Sodom"). On September 11, 2001 Islamic terrorists flew planes into the Twin Towers; the Muslims in Palestine were shown dancing in the streets and celebrating by passing out candy. This was the "white horse" of the first seal, and something similar may occur soon, beginning the Great Tribulation . Muslims have been slaughtering Christians around the world and leaving their corpses to rot. The "three and a half days" refers to the years of the Great Tribulation. The slaughter will continue and increase until the heavens and earth will shake at the Lord's coming, and our resurrection and rapture unto Him.
The Seventh Trumpet is the Third Woe
15And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever. 16And the four and twenty elders, which sat before God on their seats, fell on their faces, and worshipped God, 17Saying, We give you thanks, O LORD God Almighty, which are, and were, and are to come; because you have taken to you your great power, and have reigned. 18And the nations were angry, and your wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that you should give reward to your servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear your name, small and great; and should destroy them which destroy the earth. 19And the temple of God was opened in heaven, and there was seen in his temple the ark of his testament: and there were lightning, and voices, and thunder, and an earthquake, and great hail. (Revelation 11:1-19)
Then We will execute judgment on the wicked with King Jesus in great power and majesty.
Friday, March 13, 2009
The satanic system of Babylon in the last days in middle-eastern Islam. It is divided between the Sunnis (beast of the sea), the Shia (beast of the earth), and the Wahhabis (the whore that rides the beast of the sea).
The Wahhabis believe Allah has a physical body and sits on a throne, and is a unique unity. They insist on hatred and violence toward Muslims and non-Muslims who disagree with them. The House of Saud, which rules Saudi Arabia, funds the indoctrination of other Muslims into this sect. They would like to remain wealthy and in power, and do not ascribe to the end-time eschatology of the Shia. The bordering countries of Kuwait and United Arab Emirates are also Wahhabi.
The Shia, predominant in Iran with large populations in Iraq and Afghanistan, believe the descendants of Mohammed (religious leaders called Imams) have special political and religious power over the people. They believe they must create world-wide chaos before their savior, the Mahdi (12th Imam) will return to rule the world.
The Sunnis believe Mohammed's generals and their descendants power over the people. They also believe Allah does not resemble his creation in any way, and to imagine him in a form is idolatry. Yet they pray to saints to aid their prayers, which the Wahhabis consider idolatry. The Sunni sect is the largest with dozens of national adherents.
There are many other sects and beliefs, but these are the main sects of Islam.
Beast of the Sea (Sunni Confederation)
And I stood on the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and on his horns ten crowns, and on his heads the name of blasphemy. (Revelation 13:1)
Normal animals are usually called "beasts of the field". The phrase "sand of the sea" is used throughout the Bible to describe an innumerable multitude. This beast is comprised of people. It is very similar to the dragon described in the previous chapter, with a difference in the number of crowns. With the dragon, the crowns were worn by each empire. With the beast of the sea, the crowns equal the number of leaders (horns).
And the beast which I saw was like to a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.(Revelation 13:2)
This particular beast is a Frankenstein of empires first introduced in Daniel 7. These empires persecuted the Jews prior to the rebirth of the nation of Israel: lion of England, bear of Russia, and the leopard (panther) of Germany. Each of these countries is still involved and aiding the Muslim Beast, and each has a large population of Muslims.
And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast. And they worshipped the dragon which gave power to the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like to the beast? who is able to make war with him? And there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given to him to continue forty and two months. And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven. And it was given to him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations. And all that dwell on the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world. (Revelation 13:3-8)
All Muslim countries have a large Sunni population except for Iran (Shia) and Saudi Arabia (Wahhabi). The "little horn" with the blasphemous mouth, arises from the large sea of Muslims.
Muqtada Al-Sadir from Iraq descended from Mohammad and leads the Mahdi Army of black flags while keeping connections with his father's social services network throughout Iraq; a combination of combat and compassion which has done well for Hezbollah and Hamas. He is currently a Shia cleric studying in Iran to become an ayatollah (which is usually a twelve year process). Osama ben Laden was/is a Sunni from Saudi Arabia who located his base, Al Qaeda, in Afghanistan. If he is still alive, he might be considered a candidate for Antichrist because he has great wealth and has had many victorious battles against infidels.
Beast of the Earth (Shia Confederation)
And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spoke as a dragon. (Revelation 13:11)
Lamb is arnion meaning lambkin or young lamb or ram. The horn in Afghanistan was/is Osama ben Laden, though he is Sunni; it's possible a Shia could take his place. The horn in Iran is Achmajinedab.
And he excercises all the power of the first beast before him, and causes the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. And he does great wonders, so that he makes fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, And deceives them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.(Revelation 13:12-14)
If the seventh head of the beast of the sea was the Ottoman empire which was dissected at the end of WWI, yet survived and revived; and this lamb-like beast with two horns comes afterward, it is within the ancient Ottoman empire. These Muslims would deceive with miracles and wonders and their "fire"-power (nukes) and make an image to the beast. They will initiate a new holocaust.
Revived Medes and Persians (Afghanistan and Iran)
The ram which you saw having two horns are the kings of Media and Persia.(Daniel 8:20)
Japheth's son, Madai (hence Medes), occupied the lands now known as Afghanistan. In the third and second centuries BC, the Parthians, a nomadic Iranian people, arrived in ancient Afghanistan. The Parthians established control in most of what is Iran as early as the middle of the 3rd century BC; about 100 years later another Indo-European group from the north - the Tocharian Kushans (a subgroup of the tribe called the Yuezhi by the Chinese) - entered the region that is now Afghanistan and established an empire lasting almost four centuries. There remains a strong Shia dominance in central Afghanistan, urban centers and the Herat province.
Iran has the largest Shia population. Central Afghanistan and eastern Iraq also have large Shia populations. The United Arab Emirates and Yemen have small Shia populations.
And he had power to give life to the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. And he causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him that has understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred three score and six. (Revelation 13:15-18)
Iran is working on creating a new Islamic currency.
The Whore (Wahhabi Confederation)
Countries with large Wahhabi populations are Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and United Arab Emirates. The heart of Wahhabism is the Kaaba in Mecca, and its economic capital is the port city of Jeddah 45 miles away. Together, Mecca and Jeddah and the house of Saud are well described in Revelation 18.
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