The Four Winds
It is recorded in Revelation chapter 9 that men (and women) who have the Seal of God in their foreheads, i.e. in their minds, will NOT be hurt by the locusts which come out of the smoke upon the earth. Let's read it. (Don't be concerned with the symbology for now.)
If you examine this entire chapter 9 of Revelation and completely understand what the smoke is and who the locusts are and even demonstrate by specific examples the "power" that they have. But the point to understand for now is that they will be "hurting" people, not "killing" them, but it will be ONLY those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.Rev. 9:3
And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.
Here it is:
Rev. 9:4 And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.
This means that a person MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE of the seal of God, right? Of course this seal of God is the Word of God, but serious Bible students know that Jesus Christ went to great lengths, utilizing many chapters of scripture, to specifically give His disciples of the Final Generation that would serve Him (Ps. 22:30-31), SEVEN SEALS to know and understand. That final generation began with the planting of the good figs (descendants of Judah) and the bad figs (descendants of Cain, the Kenites) in Jerusalem, which occurred on May 15, 1948, when the United Nations sanctioned the State of Israel.
Jesus then said concerning all the events He foretold us on Mt. Olivet: "Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled (Matthew 24:34). This simply means that there will be Baby Boomers who will see the return of Jesus Christ.
We therefore need to lay a little groundwork and document and understand exactly what the SEALS are. However, we are not going into great detail and lengthy explanation of each seal in this study. For a more detailed explanation read chapter 6 of our study on Revelation located at pamphlet #'s 1848, 1849, 1850, & 1851.
As we read each of the first Four Seals, take notice that they are all represented by different COLORED HORSES with RIDERS. They are often referred to as "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse". Horses are symbolic of power and the different colors are symbolic of the specific powers they represent. These four powers are in fact the same as the four horns (also symbolic of power) of Zech. 1 and what we call the "Four Hidden Dynasties", the powers of Religion, Economics, Education, and Politics (Government).
This is the apostle John speaking in the first person. He was taken in spirit to heaven to the time of the Lord's Day, i.e. the Day of the Lord, which begins with the first day of the Millennium and lasts a thousand years. The Lamb is Jesus Christ, the only one who can reveal these seals to you!Rev. 6:1
And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.
White is symbolic of Religion and in this case "False Religion", because the "bow" that this rider has is "toxon" in Greek, which is a cheap fabric imitation of the Bow, the awesome rainbow called the Shekinah Glory which is over the throne of God. And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.
The Red Horse is symbolic of Politics which can take peace from the earth with the sword, i.e. fashion wars.Rev. 6:3
And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.
 And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.
(Again, for a more in-depth explanation, refer to the Revelation Study. Revelation)
This Black Horse is symbolic of Economics and the balances are to weigh commerce.Rev. 6:5
And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
A penny was a full day's wages. Doesn't look like your paychecks are going to buy much or create much wealth after taxes and fees and usury (interest) are extracted. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.
The Pale Horse represents Education, the corruption of which by Satan himself (Death is one of his names) causes great famines and spiritual death (meaning the second death, which is why Hell follows him). We will also see how the beasts of the earth (kenites) have utilized this awesome power in this information age just preceding the arrival of Death, i.e. antichrist.Rev. 6:7
And when he had opened the fourth seal, I heard the voice of the fourth beast say, Come and see.
 And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
So let's see. We have Four Colored Horses, White, Red, Black, and Pale, representing the first Four Seals that people MUST know and understand to keep from getting hurt by the locusts! All four of these Seals are also given by Jesus Christ in Mat. 24 and Mk. 13. (Again, see Rev. study.)
It is these Four Seals, these Four Hidden Dynasties, that are used to bring about Globalization and One Worldism. It is these Four Seals, these Four Hidden Dynasties that GIVE RISE to the Satanic Beast System of Rev. 13.
NOW UNDERSTAND THIS! It is these same Four Seals, these same Four Powers that Caused the Destruction of the First Earth Age! This is extremely important to our understanding of what is happening today! We must be able to SEE these SEALS in action, and we will. So let's document that Satan used them, all four of them, in the first earth age.
Oh, no! Another Note: In our recent study of "The Plan of God", which is also available here on this web site we showed in great detail that in the First Earth Age, Lucifer was a morning star, which means an "Admired Prince", because God made him a High Priest of God's people and he wore the priest's breastplate containing all 12 Stones of Israel. We all admired him, even as God admired him. And Lucifer was high in the "mountain of God" meaning he had great authority in the government of God.
Once again, because it is available in our other studies, we are not going into a lengthy explanation of each verse, but we will highlight the Four Powers Satan used to SIN in the "world that then was" (2 Pet. 3:6)!
His "ways" were his actions and his conduct, i.e. his way of life. At one time he was perfect in them.Ezekiel 28:15
Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.
So what happened to cause his downfall and that of 1/3 of God's children (Rev. 12:4)?ways = derek, deh'-rek, Hebrew 1870; from Hebrew 1869 (darak); a road (as trodden); figurative a course of life or mode of action, often adverb :- along, away, because of, + by, conversation, custom, [east-] ward, journey, manner, passenger, through, toward, [high-] [path-] way [-side], whither [-soever].
Answer: Corruption of the Four Dynasties. Here they are! (not in the same order as Revelations bet, the same four)
(1.) The Power of Economics. The Black Horse. The Third Seal.
The word "violence" is a poor choice for the Hebrew word "chamac". Here's the Strong's definition: By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned; ...
* Important: The definition of the word "sinned" is crucial to understanding what happened here. The SIN that caused the destruction of the First Earth Age was not the fact that Satan became corrupt. God could have just blotted that sucker out and things would have been just fine. Who would miss him? The SIN is WHAT HE DID! It was HIS WAYS that he corrupted and promoted and convinced people to follow! Today we call those ways "liberalism".violence = chamac*, khaw-mawce', Hebrew 2555; from Hebrew 2554 (chamac*); violence; by implication wrong; by meton. unjust gain :- cruel (-ty), damage, false, injustice, × oppressor, unrighteous, violence (against, done), violent (dealing), wrong.
The SIN is that Satan led God's children ASTRAY! And he used the Four Hidden Dynasties to do it!sinned = chat*a', khaw-taw', Hebrew 2398; a primitive root; properly to miss; hence (figurative and general) to sin; by inferance to forfeit, lack, expiate, repent, (causative) lead astray, condemn :- bear the blame, cleanse, commit [sin], by fault, harm he hath done, loss, miss, (make) offend (-er), offer for sin, purge, purify (self), make reconciliation, (cause, make) sin (-ful, -ness), trespass.
(2.) The Power of Politics (Government). The Red Horse. The Second Seal.
He was fired because he corrupted and profaned justice![16 cont.] ... therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
(3.) The Power of Education. The Pale Horse. The Fourth Seal.
He used his corrupted wisdom to persuade and lead folks to another way, to the way of liberalism. Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.
(4.) The Power of Religion. The White Horse. The First Seal.
And so it is that our Father sentenced Satan to PERISH in the lake of fire at the end of the Millennium. That is why his name is DEATH, the "son of perdition"! He's a dead man for sure! Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.
 All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.
Do you now have a little better understanding of how things were in the "world that then was"? Do the words of Solomon, "There is nothing new under the sun" make more sense. (By the way, we weren't "under the sun" back then. It was not visible because of the water canopy and the earth glowed from north pole to south pole like a lighted globe. Now the sun is exposed and we walk under it.)
Can you now see how the Beast of Rev. 13 that is right now rising up, as we learned in yesterday's study, is the SAME as it was in the First Earth Age, in the World That Then Was?
First Earth Age (after Genesis 1:1 but before Genesis 1:2)
Present Earth Age (Now)Rev. 12:3
And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.
Ok, Ok, he gets 3 additional crowns this time around. You'll soon know what they are. But first... let's look at Rev. 12:4 concerning Satan's SIN in First Earth Age.Rev. 13:1
And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.
Did we not just read in Ezekiel 28 that it was the Four Hidden Dynasties that Satan used to DRAW AWAY God's children?Rev. 12:4
And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth...
You now know what the TAIL of the Dragon is.
Don't miss the next study. The "Tale of the Tail" has just begun!
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