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We pray to HaShem, the Holy One of Israel, to fill our hearts with wisdom and understanding as we continue this study into the Revelation of our chief rabbi, Navi Navi Y'shua.
In chapter six of the revelation revealed to the Apostle John by Navi Y'shua we witnessed the opening of the first six of seven sealed scrolls but much was left unsaid. Now Navi Yochanan (John) will shed more light on the important fifth sealed scroll. This book of prophecy generally follows a consistent time line however occasionally, as we find here, Rav John steps backwards in his narrative to cover various points in more detail, having first painted the overall picture. When he does this we can say that he is speaking "parenthetically." While the Revelation of Y'shua the Anointed is presented in an essentially chronological layout, there are a few places that are parenthetical. This is the first.
More on the Fifth Sealed Scroll: The Sacred Martyrs!
As stated in chapter six, the first six sealed scrolls are more or less opened simultaneously during the same flow of related events. It is during this period that the following events will occur. As we have discussed, once the Son of Perdition has the peace treaty with Israel signed, the final seven years of the age will begin (II Thessalonians 2:1-5). The signing of this treaty will be a vitally significant prophetic event. The signing of this treaty will mark the beginning of the final seven years of this age.
As we continue we will be looking at the following points in more detail. For now, here's an overview of what will be happening as the Son of Perdition signs his treaty with Israel:
Once this treaty is signed Jews around the world will be celebrating the coming of the long awaited Moshiach!
Once this treaty is signed work will begin on the Third Jerusalem Temple (II Thessalonians 2:4).
Once this treaty is signed Christians the world over will be considering whether or not the "Great Leader" is the "second coming" of their god-man Jesus. Most of them will conclude that he is!
Once this treaty is signed organizations like the Catholic Church, the World Council of Churches, the Southern Baptist Convention and other Nicene communions large and small will quickly embrace the Counterfeit Messiah.
Once this treaty is signed the majority of Hindus and Buddhists will hail the Leader as Dev Kalki or Maitreya Buddha.
Once this treaty is signed most Muslims will accept this "Man of Sin" as the twelfth Imam, Imam Madhi, a physical dependent of Muhammad Mustafa. They will believe that his New Order of the Ages ("Novus Ordo Seclorum") will be the foretold Muslim global caliphate. In this they too will be deceived into embracing the man their seers called the Dijal.
Once this treaty is signed irreligious and non-religious people the world over will determine that this man is unlike any other. They too will follow him and embrace his rulings as the greatest humanist humanitarian in history.
Once this treaty is signed the majority of people on the planet will be drawn to this man as the proverbial moths are drawn to a flame -- a fitting analogy indeed for their devotion to him will be mindless and hive like, and ultimately suicidal!
Once this treaty is signed a new universal religion, philosophy and paradigm will explode onto the world scene complete with seasoned missionaries, wild eyed zealots. Government will issue official proclamations in his honor as political alliances are formed and a new and global Roman Empire is established under his authority. His global embrace will unite the world into "a new and rational faith," that will "foster a spirit of brotherhood, service and peace" the world over. One can almost hear the TV commercials and see the ad campaigns already!
And during the same period an allegedly "holy man" will arise in Rome to be Pope of this reborn new/ancient Nicolaitan religious system (Revelation 2:15). The Bible refers to this man as the False Prophet (Revelation 13:11-18, 16:13). This "second beast" as Rav John calls him will introduce a new universal economic system during this period as well. This new economic system will incorporate modern technologies, including implanted chips, to control both the global economy and the human race. Those who fail to adopt this system will be cut off from the global economy and will be unable to buy or sale anything. All of those who love the "Great Leader" will quickly abandon the old and embrace the "new and improved!" This "Mark of the Beast" will be desired by them and throngs will joyously wait in long lines to receive it. Those who refuse the Mark will be viewed as terrorists, religious fanatics of the Old Way. They will be ridiculed, condemned and in time murdered.
In apparent confirmation of this "New Order of the Ages" and its leadership, conditions around the world will begin to rapidly improve. Starvation will cease, the waters will begin running clean and pure, chemtrails will no longer blot the skies... everything will be improving as though the planet itself were again breathing freely in relief that this man is now present to save the planet. A grateful planet will bow before the Rex Mundi.
The focus of the perfected Nicolaitan religion will be the Great Leader. Failure to embrace his reforms will be tantamount to rejecting him and that, for most people, will be unthinkable! His followers will quickly elevate him to the status of a god and once the proclamation is officially made to that end (when he commits the Abomination of Desolation spoken of by Nevi'im Y'shua and Daniel) it will come as a surprise to no one! The people will proclaim: "Who is like the "Great Leader?" "Who can possibly stand again him and moreover why would they want to?" Just as the prophets foretold (John 5:43, Revelation 13:4)?
Many of these events will already be underway as his fame spreads throughout the world, however once the treaty with Israel is signed this "Antichrist" will be busy orchestrating his global governance from Europa and establishing his reign in the various nations that will be bowing before him (Daniel 7:8, 8:9). Later he will move his capital to Jerusalem, but at this point his administration will be headquartered within the EU (Daniel 2:42).
As this treaty is being signed Rex Mundi will "mount the white horse" (Revelation 6:2) and begin his reign. As he does so the other horsemen will "mount their steads" as well (Revelation chapter 6). As discussed, the world will already be in state of chaos at that point (I Thessalonians 5:3) and it will be into such global despair that the "Great Leader" will appear as the answer man. As the conditions reflected in the Four Horsemen are being released the following verse of prophecy will be fulfilled.
This is the time frame we are discussing here. Not much time (if any) will pass between the revelation of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse and the sealing of the 144,000 and the Great Multitude who will stand to oppose the Evil One (as we will discuss next time).
For those alive on the earth time will seem to be fluid. The people will live within the moment, unaware and unconcerned about the past or future realities. By this point, shell shocked and dazed by the collapsing of the Old World, much of what makes us human will have been surrendered to Heylel and the Rex Mundi. Too much will have happened too quickly, too much will be happening simultaneously to cope, and the people will exist in a sort mind-numbing stupor.
When Rav John next writes "after this, I saw four angels..." he is referring to after his beholding the Four Horsemen and the opening of the first six sealed scrolls of chapter six. We now continue with our text:Revelation 7:1 After this, I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, so that no wind would blow on the earth, or on the sea, or on any tree.
These few words have staggering implications! Remember that this prophecy was not written with chapters and verses. The divisions are intended to aid our studies not to establish time lines. Up until this moment chaos has reigned. The people have been running to and fro in a state of denial and obliviousness, being neither "hot nor cold but lukewarm (Revelation 3:14019)." What is about to happen in our time line will occur on the heels of the final verses of chapter six. Let's read these verses again:6:12 I saw when he opened the sixth seal, and there was a great earthquake. The sun became black as sackcloth made of hair, and the whole moon became as blood.
6:13 The stars of the sky fell to the earth, like a fig tree dropping its unripe figs when it is shaken by a great wind.
6:14 The sky was removed like a scroll when it is rolled up. Every mountain and island were moved out of their places.
6:15 The kings of the earth, the princes, the commanding officers, the rich, the strong, and every slave and free person, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains.
6:16 They told the mountains and the rocks, "Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,
6:17 For the great day of his wrath has come; and who is able to stand?"
Try and hold all this in mind as you grasp that on the heels of such horror, utter stillness and silence will sudden enshroud the globe (7:1)! Just imagine this if you can!
Following the cacophonous rocking of the earth's foundations and of their very existence with earthquakes, tsunamis, meteors, with unheard of phenomena taking place in the heavens like the appearance that the sky itself is being rolled and unrolled like a scroll (Revelation 6:14), with people going mad all around, unable to cope with the things that are taking place in plain view, with government sanctioned missionaries in the streets and going door to door encouraging everyone to embrace the Great Leader in whom alone there is real hope (and implying woes to those who refuse him!)... and then suddenly and without warning: Dead silence and stillness everywhere!
Without the winds to cool the earth and dissipate the smog temperatures will soar as air quality plummets! Humidity levels will rise suffocatingly and the pollution and pollen counts will go off the charts! Global warming indeed! Silent pandemonium! The people will turn to the Leader begging him to protect them!
And the Golden One, the Rex Mundi, using all of his charisma and deceptive persuasion will convince the global citizenry that everything is under control! "Do not believe the angels you see and hear! Do not believe the thundering Voice of HaShem that is rocking the heavens! Trust me! I will save you!" And his followers will do just that as they place their very souls into his Luciferian hands! Their commitment to the "Little Horn" leader referenced by Navi Daniel will only increase as the wrath of HaShem is revealed all around them. And as our Rebbe warned:
John 5:43 I [Y'shua] have come in my Father's name, and you don't receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him.
5:44 How can you believe, you who receive glory from one another but don't seek the glory that comes from the only God?
Even those who want to believe and accept the Grace of HaShem will find it increasingly difficult to do as hedonism and narcissism become ever greater impediments. The Nicolaitan heresies declare that we are gods, answerable to no one... Turning to HaShem in humility and submitting to His Will will become harder and harder as the days progress.
Our text continues:
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,
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!"
In the midst of this growing chaos, fear and religious fervor, from the east, an angelic being of extraordinary splendor and authority will arise! His presence on the scene will be significant as he arrives to oversee the sealing of the servants of HaShem before His Wrath is poured out onto the planet.
The phrase that this angel "ascends from the east" translates the phrase "anabaino apo anatole" which is more literally translated as "he will hail from the rising of the sun."
Recall that Heylel (Lucifer) was once known as the Son of the Morning (the Eastern Daystar). As the Authorized King James Version has it:Or as the Complete Jewish Bible renders it:
Isaiah 14:12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!"
How you are fallen from heaven, day-star, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground, who laid the nations low!
Now Heylel's replacement arises and publicly condemns him in the presence of the world! He appears in full view! Just imagine this: A radiant light arises in the previously murky darkened eastern sky (recall the wind has not been blowing for some time). Humanity looks into this glorious light and drops to its collective knees in awe, anger and dread of what this latest divine event portends. Some will curse God while others will recoil with horror. The tzadiks will quietly whisper Omayn! and Barukh HaShem! Then from the light an radiant angel appears, dwarfing everything else, and filling the heavens with his glory. His booming voice will rock the heavens and the earth! In terror the people will be crying out for the rocks to fall on them and hide them from the dawning wrath (Revelation 6:15-17) but they will not be so fortunate! Death will flee from them!
This angelic appearance and announcement will be a direct slap in the face of Rex Mundi and his Master Lucifer! Heylel has been unseated and this angel, his replacement, is visible proof that his rebellion is doomed to failure! Still most people will "cling to the hem of Heylel's garments" rather than embrace the consequences of their rebellion believing that even now Heylel will be victorious in his ancient challenge. Meanwhile, unseen by human eyes, the battle will be raging on in the celestial realms but very soon (at Revelation 12:1) this angel will cast Heylel out of the heavens for good and bind he and his demonic minions to the earth for their final judgement (Revelation 20:1-3)! And this angel will now "rub Heylel's face in his failure" in the sight of the entire planet! Oh how Heylel will rage and rant once he is cast down to the earth! His anger against Israel will know no bounds as we will discuss in chapter 12! Were not for divine intervention Heylel would genocide not only the Jews but all of humanity in his fury (Matthew 24:21,22)!
As this divine sealing takes place around the globe ever greater darkness will descend over the hearts and minds of unrepentant humanity. Rex Mundi will strut and crow ever more arrogantly. Those who are being sealed by HaShem at that time will abide in the Light even as they symbolically don their death robes. They will be a remnant of the earth but they will stand! Like Job they will declare into the very face of Heylel that whether HaShem slays them or grants them life they will remain forever His faithful servants. They are willing sheep to the slaughter, this 144,000 Israelites and this Great Multitude of Goyim (Job 13:15, Psalm 44:22). And as their corpses fall to the ground these faithful martyrs will doubtless recite the Shema:
Shema Yisrael Adonai Elohaynu Adonai Echad
"Hear Israel, Adonai is our God, Adonai is One"
And then they will add:
All glory and blessings be to HaShem our God forever and ever!
Continue with Chapter Seven of the Revelation of Navi Y'shua
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