If the creation of the nation Israel on May 14, 1948 was the setting out of the fig tree.....
Mark 13:4 Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign when all these things shall be fulfilled?,
Mark 13:28 Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When her branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is near:
 So ye in like manner, when ye shall see these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors.
 Verily I say unto you, that this generation shall not pass, till all these things be done.
 Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.
.....Christ shall return during the generation that began when the branch of the fig tree was set out.
You can count on it! This means there will be "Baby Boomers" who will see the return of Christ! In fact, now in 2010, It has been 62 years since the Fig Tree was set out. How long is a generation?
Also read- Jeremiah 24:1, 2 "One basket had very good figs, even like the figs that are first ripe: and the other basket had very naughty figs, which could not be eaten, they were so bad."
#2 If the above is true,
Then..... The Beast of Revelations Chapter 13 is
the "New World Order".....
made up of the "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse".....
Revelations Chapter 6:1,2
The rider of a White Horse [the Hidden Dynasty of Religion, even churchianity, that has deceived the whole world and caused them to fall asleep],
The rider on a Red Horse [the Hidden Dynasty of Politics, the governments, the political leaders of the nations, i.e. "The United Nations", which have the power to take peace from the earth, i.e. to bring about war],
The rider on a Black Horse [The Hidden Dynasty of the Economy, which has made us servants to a debtors system of usury],
Revelations Chapter 6:7,8
The rider of a Pale Horse [the Hidden Dynasty of Education, which permeates throughout the world, in the media, in the schools, in the institutes of higher education and in the "leaven" infected doctrines spewed forth from the pulpits.]
#3 Since the "New World Order" is already in place,
The next event in Bible prophecy will be the deadly wound to the beast, i.e.
The "New World Order" takes a hit.....
It would seem that the New World Order will have a problem keeping its heads on straight.
One of them takes a lethal blow to the skull. [Could it be the "United Nations"?]
#4 What is the "Deadly Wound"
Just a posibility but, think about this! - If the countries would start dropping out of the "United Nations" over the happenings in the middle east; that would be a deadly wound; wouldn't you agree?
#5 But not to worry, the beast's deadly wound will be all patched up.
There, there. Any guesses as to who heals it?.....
Note: If you want to look ahead to verse 12 of Revelations 13, you will see that Satan himself,
the supernatural archangel coming as Jesus Christ, heals the deadly wound.
2 Thes. 2:3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
The "falling away" is the great apostasy which we will read of in a few verses in Rev. 13:8 whereby the whole world worships the dragon, the son of perdition, the son who will perish, i.e. Satan, because of the next verse in 2 Thessalonians.
2 Thes. 2:4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
Rev. 13:7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
Rev. 13:8 And all that dwell upon 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.
There it is, the Great Apostasy!
There are two types of people who will read the rest of this 13th chapter of Revelation. Those who have "ears to hear" and those who do not. Those who do not cannot "see" or "hear" past the flesh level and cannot understand that the tribulation of the false-christ is a battle for their soul, not their flesh. When they read "kill with the sword" they think about their flesh, despite the fact that we are told in Rev. 1:16 that the "sword" is the Word of God. When they read of "famine" they think about their bellies, despite the fact that Amos 8:11 tells us that the famine of the end times is for the hearing of the Word of God.
In fact they love to hear preachers tell them how they are going to "fly away" in the clouds to save what? Their souls? NO! They say you must be saved to be "raptured". What then? To save their flesh! Does the Rapture Theory have anything to do with other than saving their little old flesh hides? Think about it. Did Paul tell us in Eph. 6 to put on the gospel armour to fly away or to take a stand? Even our Christian soldiers when they go off to war ask God to protect them on the front lines. They don't ask Him to fly them away so they can watch the battle from a remote place of safety. Arrrggg!
Is the Bible a book about saving your flesh or your soul? Should we be worried beyond that which is the instinct of natural preservation about our bodies, which are going to wither and die ANYWAY!
Here's what Jesus Christ has to say concerning the matter: Matthew 10:28 And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.
#6 "And all the world WONDERED
after the beast".
Yes, it will be truly amazing, just marvelous for world peace!
And this is the real problem, "All the world WONDERED after the beast"
This includes most Christians who go to church regularly but never bother to study God's Word.
Haven't you ever wondered how it could possibly be that Satan when he comes to earth is able to "deceiveth the whole world"] (Rev. 12:9)? If what "main stream" Christianity is teaching, i.e. their traditional doctrines, is true, then how could this be? Is the majority right when most professing Christians are completely Biblically illiterate? Think about it? If a person is deceived it means that they believe something to be true that is, in fact, no so. Folks, it is "religion" that prevents our people from seeing the truth of God's Word.
So, while the majority of Christianity today teaches that Jesus Christ can return at any moment, both Jesus Christ and the apostle Paul WARNED about being deceived concerning His return. Jesus said repeatedly that many would come claiming to represent Him, i.e. as Christian ministers, and would deceive MANY, the multitudes, not just a few!
Take a look at what the majority teaches concerning our gathering back to Christ, then read what Paul says in 2 Thes. 2.
Here it is: 2 Thes. 2:1 Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, The subject is the 7th Trump, the return of Christ, and our gathering back to Him.
2 Thes. 2:3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; We are NOT going to gather back to Christ until the son of perdition is revealed.
There is only one son of perdition, Satan himself. What does this "revealing" mean?
 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
What will he do when he is revealed?
He will take over God's house, even the body of Christ which results in the great apostasy, and claims to be God, i.e. Jesus Christ.
Satan will be revealed as Jesus Christ! It is a mystery to most. Hang on a few verses!
 Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?Paul says "Don't you remember I told you all of this?"
 And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time."You know what Satan's status is now."
 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way. What is this "mystery"?
Let's look up the Greek word in Strong's: musterion, moos-tay'-ree-on, Greek 3466; from a derivative of muo (to shut the mouth); a secret or "mystery" (through the idea of silence imposed by initiation into religious rites) :- mystery.It's RELIGION! Hidden Religion! Even the "Hidden (Secret) Dynasty of Religion" that has crept into the churches. It's "Churchianity", ceremony and religious rites, disguised as "Christianity". Do you not remember the 1st Seal in Rev. 6:2 and the rider of the first white horse? It is deception brought about by Satan, the rider of the white horse which looks like Christ's white horse, but it isn't! Don't be deceived! If you need a refresher then go back and re-read the 1st Seal!
Note: Many, way too many, churches teach that the "only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way" in verse 7 refers to the Holy Spirit departing the earth when they are Raptured away. That's because the "mystery" has already completely taken over their unlearned minds. They are not going anywhere before thespurious messiah is revealed. Paul just said so in plain and simple language.
The subject being discussed is when will the "man of sin" be revealed? The answer is when Michael let's him go in Rev. 12:7-9. Michael is holding him back!
Here's verse 7 from the Living Bible translation:2 Thes. 2:7 As for the work this man of rebellion and hell will do when he comes, it is already going on, but he himself will not come until the one who is holding him back steps out of the way. (Living Bible) When Michael steps out of the way and let's Satan go, he will come to the earth as Jesus Christ.
Back to the KJV and continuing in 2 Thes. 2:8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: Most of Christianity is awaiting an evil, Hitler like, Saddam Hussein like butcher to be revealed. Don't you SEE the mystery at work? The Wicked one will be revealed as Jesus Christ. He won't appear to be doing anything wicked at all! He's very religious. He heals the "deadly wound". As Daniel shows us, the "little horn", Satan, brings peace and prosperity to the world. The whole world will love him! They will think Christ has returned! Is that hidden, or what?
 Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, Even if you see "religious" miracles performed by religious leaders, especially by one claiming to be Jesus, don't be deceived!
 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.If you "love truth" you will study the truth, which is His Word. Look out across the land. How many folks do you know that truly study His Word? You can tell by just listening to people that they have not received the "love of the truth", even though they may attend a church!
 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: What is the "lie" that they believe? It is that Satan is Jesus and that his "church systems", his "religions" are true Christianity. So let's look again at Rev. 17:5:
Rev. 17:5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
We know what every word in this verse means:Forehead =
Mystery is "musterion" = Hidden Religion
Babylon = Confusion
Mother = One who gives birth, brings forth
Harlots & Whores (same Greek word) = Idolaters
Abominations = Idolatries
Earth = World
It is Satan's religious system, that looks like the real thing, that causes great confusion (Babel) and deception, and brings forth multitudes of idolaters (those who worship Satan as Jesus) and abominations in all the world. That's what Rev. 17:5 says! It is really quite simple, isn't it?
#7 Is it any wonder?
That at Christ's return this conversation will take place.....
Matthew 7:22 Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?
And what will Jesus say to these folks who claim to be "saved" and "born again" Christians and who now do these "wonderful works" while claiming to have faith? And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.
The problem is that many of our brothers and sisters think that they are ok, that they are in good standing with the Lord. But the reality of it is that most them are Biblically illiterate and they have been sorely deceived by the MANY preachers who have come in the name of Christ in this generation and have already deceived MANY. Jesus Christ does not make false prophecies! He said it WOULD HAPPEN and it HAS HAPPENED.
Matthew 24:5 "For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many."
Take heed, Christian.
James gets right down where the rubber meets the road of reality and tells it like it is.....
James 4:4 Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
Hey, who's James calling adulteresses? (The word "adulterers" is not in the original manuscripts (see note in the Companion Bible), only the feminine word "adulteresses".) This is important because James is talking to the scattered tribes, most of whom call themselves Christians, who are to be virgin brides and remain so unto the coming of the Lord, who alone is the true bridegroom. James calls them adulteresses, spiritual whores, for they are already friends with the world which is headed by the prince of this world, Satan.
Christ used the same type of analogies when He said in Luke concerning His return:
Luke 23:29 "For, behold, the days are coming, in the which they shall say, Blessed are the barren, and the wombs that never bare, and the paps which never gave suck."
When Christ returns, if you haven't "been to bed" with anyone else who claims to be the bridegroom (the false-christ) but have waited for the real bridegroom (Jesus Christ), that's good!
He also said in Mark 13:17 But woe to them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!
There is a false messiah, an instead-of-Jesus, Satan, who is the prince of this world. He will soon come in power and glory with his angels (Rev. 12:7-9) at the 6th Trump, performing miracles in the sight of men and claiming that He is Jesus Christ (2 Thes. 2).
Those who are deceived will believe he is the true bridegroom and jump right in bed with him, spiritually speaking, instead of remaining a virgin bride and waiting until the true Messiah comes at the sound of the 7th Trump.
So if you are spiritually seduced by the first bridegroom who appears and are doing his bidding (nursing) when the real husbandman comes, that means that you were unfaithful, you adulteress!
So the question which arises from
the analogy is,
"If you cheat on your husband to be, do you think He will be happy when He returns?"
#8 The good news is:
If you are one of God's elect and are part of the first resurrection [raising to or granting of eternal life] then you are exempt from the second death. The first resurrection occurs at Christ's second coming.
Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.
The Day of Lord draws near!
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