Welcome to Thus Say the Prophets! The Revelation of Navi Y'shua By John of AllFaith © 10.05.09 (last update: 12.11.2012)
The Wrath of HaShem: The Seven Bowls
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We pray to HaShem, the Holy One of all the Earth, to fill our hearts with wisdom, awe and understanding as we continue this study into the Revelation of Navi Y'shua. We understand the absolute righteousness and justice of these things and seek His Mercy and Pardon rather than His Justice!
The Three Types of Emunah
Its essential to understand that HaShem has no competitors, no equals; none can stand before Him nor against Him and none can thwart His Sovereign Will. Although He grants almost complete freedom to His creation, how we choose to exercise that freedom is always under His foreknowledge and control (Matthew 6:25-34). With emunah we are victors, even if we find ourselves standing before the very Gate of Hell (Romans 8:37)!
Armed with this knowledge we can grasp that ultimately Lucius and all other beings serve HaShem's Will according to His good purposes. As His servants we have nothing to fear as these bowls are unleashed upon the earth!
According to our sages there are three levels of emunah (faith):
Having done all you can to stand... Stand!(Ephesians 6:10-18).
- Faith that everything is under HaShem's direction.
- Faith that everything is under HaShem's direction and for our ultimate good (both as individuals and collectively).
- Faith that everything is under HaShem's direction and for our ultimate good (both as individuals and collectively) and our emunah manifests as a commitment to try and understand and harmonize with His Will through our experiences.
The Sixth Bowl of Wrath: The Euphrates Dried Up (compare Ex. 14:21-27)Revelation 16:12 The sixth poured out his bowl into the great river, the Euphrates. Its water was dried up, that the way might be prepared for the kings that come from the east.We discussed this major event earlier in our study:Revelation 9:13 The sixth angel sounded. I heard a voice from the horns of the golden altar which is before God,These four celestial beings, directed by HaMoshiach according to the Foreknowledge and Will of HaShem, will direct the rulers of the People's Republic of China to undertake a full scale invasion of the Middle East in hopes of unseating the now crazed Rex Mundi and reestablishing their dominance. The Chinese military will swarm across the Euphrates river (assisted by the dams) with 200 million soldiers to confront the Novus Ordo Seclorum government. They will camp at Har Megiddo before invading Jerusalem itself.
9:14 saying to the sixth angel who had one shofar, "Free the four angels who are bound at the great river Euphrates!"
Remember that by this point the entire world will be united as the Global Union. The Rex Mundi (or "global potentate") will be at his headquarters in Jerusalem at this point directing his forces and doubtless obsessing about the surviving Jews: His only hope to maintain his power will be to find a Final Solution to the Jewish Problem -- history repeats because to say Israel HaShem will send His servant, HaMoshiach (Matthew 24:22-31).
It will be at this point that China, Russia, the Muslim Ummah, and other "states" will rebel. The regional leaders of these areas will be waiting for Rex Mundi to show weakness, then they will pounce on his forces, seeking to assert their independence and establish their own global regimes. As the global despot turns his attention on People Israel (then fleeing to Petra: Revelation 12) this growing movement of nations will act decisively.
Friends, there is going to be world governance. Its just a question of who will rule: Will it be Rex Mundi and his New World Order, Communist China, Russia, the Muslim Ummah... or HaMoshiach, the Melekh of Israel? That will soon be determined at Har Megiddo.
Chapter nine was foreshadowing this important prophetic event. There we read the following:Revelation 9:15 The four angels were freed who had been prepared for that hour and day and month and year, so that they might kill one third of mankind.
9:16 The number of the armies of the horsemen was two hundred million. I heard the number of them.
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We now continue with our present text:Revelation 16:13 I also saw three unclean spirits, similar to frogs, coming out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.
16:14 For they are spirits, demons who perform signs; who go forth to the kings of the whole inhabited earth, to gather them together for the battle of that great day of God, the Almighty.
The Euphrates River
These unclean spirits are Merovingian generals in Rex Mundi's military. They include both celestial and terrestrial commanders. They understand (or have been instructed) that the time for the Battle of Har Megiddo has arrived. These leaders have been manipulating the political and religious rulers of the Earth since the beginning of the Rebellion thousands of years ago and now they are drawing their forces together for the final confrontation, doubtless confident of their coming victory (II Thessalonians 2:11).
Rex Mundi and the Bavarian Illuminati know these prophecies well! They also have prophecies and they understand that certain events must take place. The Battle of Har Megiddo, World War Three, is one of these destined events. Were this conflict not "shortened" none would survive (Matthew 24:22-31).
Even as the People's Republic of China advances its troops into the Middle East, the forces of the Global Union (directed by Rex Mundi) will be doing the same. China will be hoping to vanquish the Global Union from the Middle East and take control of the world's oil reserves. Rex Mundi's forces will be looking to defeat China and solidify its control of the PRC within the Luciferian Union. Rex Mundi/Lucius however will understand the deeper significance of what will be occurring!
When discussing the sounding of the Sixth Shofar it was explained that after the Abomination of Desolation and subsequent assassination of Rex Mundi, the armies of China (the "kings of the East") will attempt to fill the power vacuum assumed to have been left by his assassination. Once Rex Mundi rises from the dead (as Lucius incarnate) China and other opposition forces will continue to advance. It is likely that during this period China will have taken control of the territories between it and the River Euphrates. With the former US off the world stage this may well include Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyreyzstan, Tajikstan possibly Iran and Iraq (India will be under Ummah control and facing several genocide). Such details remain to be seen of course. At this point however the Chinese military will roll over these countries and cross the Euphrates as the prophet says.Revelation 16:15 "Behold, I come like a thief. Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his clothes, so that he doesn't walk naked, and they see his shame.""Nakedness" should be understood as spiritual unpreparedness here (Revelation 3:17). Blessed are those who have studied the prophecies ahead of time, blessed are those who have rejected Nicolaitan religion and who hold firmly to the Judaism of Rebbe Y'shua, Blessed are those who, even now, give themselves over to hitbodedut, to extended and deliberate prayer!
Navi Y'shua explained through his talmidim (students) that these events and the coming of haMoshiach, will be as a thief in the night:Mark 13:32 But of that day or that hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.However he also assured us that if we paid attention we would know the "watch of the night":Luke 12:35 "Let your waist be dressed and your lamps burning.There is a lot of important truth in these few verses that are worth considering:
12:36 Be like men watching for their lord, when he returns from the marriage feast; that, when he comes and knocks, they may immediately open to him.
12:37 Blessed are those servants, whom the lord will find watching when he comes. Most certainly I tell you, that he will dress himself, and make them recline, and will come and serve them.
12:38 They will be blessed if he comes in the second or third watch, and finds them so.
12:39 But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what hour the thief was coming, he would have watched, and not allowed his house to be broken into.
12:40 Therefore be ready also, for the Son of Man is coming in an hour that you don't expect him."
The idea of choosing to "open the door" is repeated at Revelation 3:20 where the Rebbe says (after the vomiting out of the Nicolaitan Church)that he will welcome all who open their "doors" to him. We discussed previously how this "door" will eventually be shut once the Seven Bowls begin to be poured out (Revelation 15:8). We also have a another reference here to his parable about keeping ones "lamp" trimmed and ready (Matthew 25:1). These are commonly used metaphors of the "Master of Parables" (Matthew 10:34).
Likewise we again have the idea of being properly "clothed" when the time for action comes. The Greek word himation here refers to any type of clothing. So this verse could just as easily mean, 'don't forget your coat' as 'don't be caught naked'. So what are we being told here? As christianos or anointed servants of HaShem we are being advised to keep our "uniforms" and equipment in good working order at all times. Rav Paul uses the same metaphor at Ephesians 6.
Even though we now have excellent reason to believe the "watch" or final generation is now upon us, we still do not know the exact date when Rex Mundi will assume power nor the exact events that lead up to it. We must be ever vigilant. This is all the more true as the "night of Jacob's troubles" drawing long. The generations of 1948 and 1967 are becoming advanced in years. We may fail when the battle is upon us if we are nor prepared. Blessed are those who have prepared themselves. When the 'Bridegroom comes' we do not want him to find us unprepared. That's the meaning here.
Believers in the Way of Y'shua have been "clothed" by the Shekinah (the Spirit of HaShem's Anointing). By this point in the Tribulation Period People of Faith will have been "sealed" and specifically anointed as christianos to serve HaMoshiach. These people, even today, are actively called to be Hinderers of the strengthening spirit of antichrist.Revelation 7:2 I saw another angel ascend from the east, having the seal of the living God. He cried with a loud voice to the four angels to whom it was given to harm the earth and the sea,Friends, we must carefully maintain that holy covering faithfully even as we would care for a dress uniform or field rifle (Philippians 2:12). This is indicated by the word "walk" here: peripateo. This word refers to how one regulates ones life, where ones consciousness is focused. As we walk the Way of Rebbe Y'shua those who fail to properly regulate their lives according to the principles of Torah, those who fail to keep their eyes on the prize that is before us (I Corinthians 9:24), will reveal their gumnos or nakedness plainly. They will be as whited sepulchers to use another of the Rebbe's examples (Matthew 23:27). Such people will fail in their service to HaMoshiach and to HaShem at the critical time. Such people will be truly be shamed by their unpreparedness as these events unfold.
7:3 saying, "Don't harm the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, until we have sealed the bondservants of our God on their foreheads!"
Recognizing the WatchMatthew 24:43 But know this, that if the master of the house had known in what watch of the night the thief was coming, he would have watched, and would not have allowed his house to be broken into."Night time" is divided into four to six 'watches' and sentries are posted accordingly. As the "night" drags on the danger increases. Competent soldiers therefore increase their attentiveness as their peers sleep on. In this parable, as the night drags on, it appears that the master will not come after all. In the same way people have "always believed" he would come in their lifetimes. "If he was coming," they say, "surely he would have arrived by now" ... but the Rebbe tells us plainly, 'Blessed are those who maintain their preparedness' even into final watch of the darkest night. For such servants the Master's coming will be anticipated because they are ready for it. They are 'dressed,' their 'lamps' are filled with oil to spare and their wicks are well trimmed. For such anointed talmidim the fact that HaMoshiach has yet to arrive only makes his coming more imminent! This is the importance of the Book of the Revelation of Navi Y'shua the Anointed and why it begins with the words:Revelation 1:1 This is the Revelation of Y'shua the Anointed, which God gave him to show to his servants the things which must happen soon...Neither Navi John nor even Navi Y'shua knew when these things would occur but they left us this book of prophecy so we would recognize "the Day of the Lord" as it dawned. We were not left in the dark. We were given clear signs so that we would know the generation, the Night, the Watch, in which HaMoshiach will come. 2000 years ago Y'shua the Anointed said that even he didn't know when these events would happen (Mark 13:32), but that if we watched and stayed awake we would recognize the time as the Day drew near.
1:3 Blessed is he who reads and those who hear the words of the prophecy, and keep the things that are written in it, for the time is at hand.
Now we see. We have witnessed the rebirth of Israel and from that key event everything else has been dropping perfectly into place within a single generation, as Navi Y'shua said in Matthew 24 and elsewhere.Revelation 16:16 He gathered them together into the place which is called in Hebrew, Har-Megiddo.We will be discussing this final battle later on in much detail.
The Seventh Bowl of Wrath: Storms, Earthquakes, HailRevelation 16:17 The seventh [angel]poured out his bowl into the air. A loud voice came forth out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, "It is done!"Here's the reference point:Revelation 11:15 The seventh angel sounded his shofar; and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the Kingdom of our Lord [Adonai] and his Messiah, and he will rule forever and ever!"Recall that during the pouring out of the Seven Bowls no one could enter into the Heavenly Sanctuary. Now that "it is done" they return and give glory to HaShem. As these celestial citizens again enter the Heavenly Temple of HaShem Navi John joins them and continues his reporting:
Babylon the GreatRevelation 16:18 There were voices, lightnings, and thunders; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since there were men on the earth, so great an earthquake, so mighty.We take this literally. Much of, if not the entire, planet will be rocked by a single simultaneous massive earthquake at this point as HaShem's Wrath is revealed!
"It is finished" and yet there remains a few issues to be dealt with. Rex Mundi is still on his beleaguered throne and Babylon the Great is still exerting its religious and economic influence. At this point in the time lime HaMoshiach and his forces will confront the global power directly. This earthquake will cause the Beast System to collapse in an instant!
This global earthquake may be the perfect solar storm" that Nasa says will soon cause a major planetary pole shift. Such a pole shift is believed by many to have caused the "ice ages" in the distant past. HaShem alone sets the time lines into play and it may be that He is, even now, granting a warning to the earth that this global catastrophe is looming in our near future.
When this great quake hits the City of Rome will be divided into thirds, presumably meaning great ruptures will split the economic capital city:Revelation 16:19 The great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell. Babylon the Great was remembered in the sight of God, to give to her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.
At first glance this seems like an odd place to mention Babylon the Great, but it makes complete sense in context. As we will discuss in the next chapter (and as we touched on in chapter thirteen), Greater Babylon will be more than a global religious, economic and political powerhouse in the service of the Global Union. It will control the issuance and maintenance of the Mark of the Beast (even as the Knights Templar once controlled the wealth of the West). As the economic capital city of the Global Union and the other economic power bases of the world collapse in this earthquake, Babylon the Great will find itself dis-empowered and cut off. Global communications will collapse, international police keeping will be interrupted, the stock markets wont be able to function, the global banking system will be in tatters and the City of Rome (including Vatican City) will be in chaos, if it exists at all as this catastrophe rocks the planet. At this point HaShem will 'remember' Babylon the Great and order HaMoshiach to turn his attention to this scarlet painted harlot.
Of this great quake the prophet continues:Revelation 16:20 Every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.The scope of this earthquakes is beyond reckoning. Never before in this Age (since the expulsion from the Garden of Eden) has such a dreadful earthquake occurred. From what we are told it will occur everywhere (although some non-biblical prophets speak of a few safe zones).
Navi Y'shua references increased earthquake activity (pre-shocks) as one of the signs that End of the Age is approaching:Matthew 24:7 For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there will be famines, plagues, and earthquakes in various places.And in addition to the earthquakes...
24:8 But all these things are the beginning of birth pains.Revelation 16:21 Great hailstones, about the weight of a talent, fell from the sky onto the people. People blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail, because this plague is exceedingly severe.A talent in this context is about 100 US pounds (or 45.3 kilos). These will be massive hailstones capable of doing extreme damage. They will doubtless be raining down planet wide as well.
And yet the majority of people still alive at this point will blaspheme HaShem and blame His Anointed King, the Two Witnesses, the 144,000 Israelite evangelists and the surviving Great Noahide Multitude for their woes rather than falling on their faces in repentance. However remember, once marked teshuva (repentance) will be impossible for the Marked.
Next Navi John will turn his attention to Babylon the Great as we continue.
Here ends Chapter 16.
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