Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The seven seals of Revelation chapter six and the start of the tribulation

Here is something I told 'Doc' on lookupfellowship.com under the subject 'Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.'

Doc, you are right. There is nothing in the book of Revelation that says the "opening of the seals has to wait until tribulation time;" although there are some principles in the seven seals that can be applied to all times, including ours.

I heard a long time ago about something called the 'law of double reference.' This states that Bible prophecies can have two meanings, that is, prophesying about two different events in the same prophecy. From what I have seen, it should be called the 'law of multiple reference,' because there are a lot of prophecies in the Bible that have applied to multiple situations in multiple time periods.

The general context of the book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ goes as follows: John the apostle on the isle of Patmos in prison for the witness of Jesus Christ (then current times). Next, our Lord speaks to John through the Holy Ghost and gives John the message of the seven churches. At this point, the book of Revelation starts overlapping in time. When Jesus was talking with John on Patmos, there were seven churches in seven cities in Asia. I can't remember their names right now, so I won't try.

In any case, not only does the message Jesus gives John refer to current events, it also refers to periods in, from our vantage point, history that speaks of the spiritual state of the churches from the time that Jesus ascended into heaven up to current time. All things written of the churches in the book of Revelation are verifiable. There are articles related to this very subject, so you can verify what I am saying for yourself.

The last church mentioned, which is in Revelation 3, is the Laodicean church. Jesus chastised this church for its moral relativism and spiritual bankruptcy. The church of Laodicea was more concerned with making money than with gathering spiritual truth. They said some things that were sin were not sin, which our Lord Jesus hates. They also were indifferent to doctrinal truth as Jesus being the only way to Heaven. Some people think that Jesus can get you and me to heaven, but Wicca is the way for them.

Proceed now to chapter four. 1 "After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter.
2 And immediately I was in the spirit: and, behold, a throne was set in heaven, and one sat on the throne.
3 And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald.
4 And round about the throne were four and twenty seats: and upon the seats I saw four and twenty elders sitting, clothed in white raiment; and they had on their heads crowns of gold.
5 And out of the throne proceeded lightnings and thunderings and voices: and there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the seven Spirits of God." Notice in verse one and two that John hears a voice that sounds like a trumpet him telling him to "Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter." The Bible says John was "immediately in the spirit." This is our Lord Jesus Christ calling John to Heaven, a.k.a. the Rapture.

Given that chapters 1-5 are in a chronolinear order, with overlapping as I have already noted, the book of Revelation should be taken as chronologically linear, meaning that when one event occurs, the next event should be taken as happening after.

You are correct that that there have been antichrists, wars, pestilences, and famines in the past, even as they are now. However, the coming of THE antichrist in the first seal should not be taken to mean that it is the beginning of the tribulation. When Jesus opens the first seal, it is Satan's flesh and blood son being brought into world recognition. This, I believe, will happen very shortly after the Rapture, because a lot of people will be very scared, and looking for someone to tell them what is happening.

The actual beginning of the Tribulation occurs when Antichrist gets Israel and the Muslim world to sign a peace treaty for seven years, i.e., Daniel's seventieth week: "...and the people of THE PRINCE THAT SHALL COME shall destroy the city and the sanctuary; and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
27 AND HE SHALL CONFIRM THE COVENANT WITH MANY FOR ONE WEEK: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate." (Daniel 9:26, 27; caps type mine)

I haven't heard the tradition that Revelation 5 occurs immediately after Jesus ascends to Heaven to God's right hand. I believe it to be false, however, because Revelation chapter 5 does not show Jesus preparing a place for us. I think the most solid case would be that Jesus has finished preparing a place for us, as he said he would when he walked the earth, and is now, in Revelation 5, about to issue the judgments on mankind that we deserve.

Thanks for voicing your thoughts on the subject. It's very hard to find anyone who wants to talk about prophecy. I really enjoyed it.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

Ezekiel 38 evidence

Here is some evidence that Ezekiel 38 is for real and happening right now. Make no mistake: Even though they say the commemoration will happen in May, this is only to serve as a disguise to try to throw Israel off their tracks. Gog (Russia) and his armies will launch their attack on 04/19/10 EDT.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Our adversary is ratcheting up

Our adversary the Devil is ratcheting up his attacks. He is getting more and more fierce and devious. Jesus is still more powerful and still in control, but we also need to fight harder against him. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem, and pray for all the churches, that God our Father should give them rest. Pray that many people should be saved.

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Obama helping Israel's enemies wage war against her

Our illegal President Barack Hussein Obama is actively supporting Israel's enemies so that they can destroy her, or try to. He is currently arming Israel's enemies and denying Israel access to critical technology that Israel needs to help defend itself. May the Lord GOD of Heaven personally defend Israel against all threats to her survival. And he will, too...

Monday, April 12, 2010

FCC to tighten rules on use of AM radio; limit free speech

I think the FCC is about to tighten its rules regarding broadcasting on AM radio. In what some would think is an unrelated subject, the NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) stated that the cause of a fatal plane crash 18 months ago involving Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker and celebrity disc jockey DJ AM (Adam Goldstein) was underinflated tires. The reason I think they FCC is about to tighten regulations on the broadcasting on AM frequency radio is that they mention the monicker DJ AM twice before revealing the real name behind it as Adam Goldstein.

There is another possibility. The enemies of Israel are using this article to communicate their plans. Israel is about to come under attack. This article may signal when, or it may be a reference to a contact the Russians have in Israel. On this item I am not sure. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. "I WILL BLESS THEM THAT BLESS THEE, AND CURSE THEM THAT CURSE THEE..." God.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Obama not pro-Israel

Anyone who believes Obama is pro-Israel must not be in their right mind. Just follow this link.

Obama busted, and here's why

Here is more proof that Obama was born in Kenya. The reason why all this is coming out is because Barack Obama is helping the Russians, Germans, Chinese, Turks, Egyptians, and most of your other Muslim nations attack Israel. He was offered the chance not to do this by God Almighty a couple of times, but he refused each time. Now he has to pay the price.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Obama born in Kenya, Michelle admits

First Lady Michelle Obama actually admits that illegal President Barack Obama was born in Kenya, just like his paternal grandmother said! Here is a link to one of the sites on the web having an article and video link: http://habledash.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=599:michelle-obama-admits-president-was-born-in-kenya&catid=45:the-nook&Itemid=59

You can watch the video on youtube or watch it here.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Black helicopter spotted in SC

You guys won't believe this! A black helicopter was actually spotted 04/06/2010 on the outskirts of St. George, SC around 11PM. The initial spotting of the black helicopter (which can't possibly exist because it is only in the minds of conspiracy theorists and other wierdos) was precluded by multiple helicopters moving at a high rate of speed from the east. Upon further investigation, another set of helicopters was seen flying over the treeline. One of the helicopters was obviously civilian-ish in nature. You can tell because it had plenty of lights on it. The other, the 'Secret Service Spy Copter' (no claim made if it actually belonged to the Secret Service of the United States of America), had only two lights. Both were red, one located at the front of the helicopter and one at the back.

An eyewitness to the account says the way you can tell it was not a plane is because of the low rate of speed in comparison to jets. It is unknown at this time what the helicopters were doing, however it is possible that the black helicopter was taking recon pictures for some reason, and the lit up helicopter was there acting as cover.