#7142 The American Wisdom Series
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Joel 2:1-10 & Revelation 9:3-11

WHAT CHRIST WILL SAY, TO MANY  PRO-CLAIMING CHRISTIANS, AT HIS RETURN,  
"Get away from me,  I never knew you!"

So guess what your job is if you have eyes to see and ears to hear?

Did you understand chapter one of this great Book of Joel?  
Live Link to->>>> Joel chapter 1

Good, then you have had some trumpet lessons
and should be able to join the "priestly fraternity" in fulfilling their duties, a major part of which is to:

Joel 2:1 Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain: let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the LORD cometh, for it is nigh at hand;
WHO is to Blow the Trumpet in Zion and warn the people in His holy mountain (nation)?

My fellow Christian, if you have eyes to see and ears to hear,
then YOU ARE, WE ARE!!!

That is exactly what this Book of Joel is all about!!

It is about the 5th Trump of Revelation chapter 9
which describes the coming of the locust army led by Abaddon,
who is Apollyon in the Greek,
who we documented in the last study is Satan himself.

You see, it is written that Michael will soon cast Satan and his angels
out of heaven to this earth
and there will be Big Time Spiritual WOE to the inhabitants of the earth!

Oh, they will be happy as can be in heaven to get rid of the scum bag,
but WOE to us down here!

Rev. 12:12 "Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time**."

** Note: It can be read that Satan will have 3 1/2 years to be "king of the earth", to rule as the false-christ; albeit passing him self off as the real Christ But the wise in this generation know and understand that Jesus Christ shortened his defacto reign for the elect's sake (so they could blow the trumpet longer and seal the 144,000 and the multitudes in Rev. 7.) Could it be that the "war" or "battle" in Rev.12:7 between Satan and his angels (mostly lawyers no doubt) and Michael and his angels concerns the time of Satan's reign on earth. Nevertheless, he does not prevail (Rev. 12:8) and he loses the battle, and when he is finally cast out he is extremely wroth, "because he knoweth that he hath but a short time", even a shortened time (Rev. 12:12)".

Rev. 12:7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

[8] And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

[9] And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

Satan and his angels are coming soon!

So gird yourselves and lament and "Blow ye the Trumpet in Zion"!

Prepare yourselves spiritually and with intelligence,
using wisdom, tell the children of this final generation about the locust army!

Yes, Satan and his angels comprise the final stage of that locust army
and there will soon be a swarming and spiritual devastation
such as this earth has never seen, nor ever will again,
"a time of trouble such as never was since there was a nation" (Dan. 12:1)!

Perhaps the hardest part for most people to see and understand is that the desolation by Satan and his locust army is a spiritual destruction
which causes the "spiritual death"of the soul,
not the physical death of the flesh body.

That's right, the great tribulation of (Satan) as the spurious messiah is actually a time of peace and prosperity
which Daniel documents in Dan. 11:24.

Thus, the entire premise upon which the any-moment rapture theory is based, i.e. that the great tribulation of the spurious messiah is a time of physical pain and affliction, is without foundation.

That is why Paul said that Christians need the spiritual protection of the Gospel Armor (His Word)
to stand against the fiery darts of the Dragon,
the wicked one (Eph. 6), not some transport beam to take them to the fluffy clouds to save their flesh butts!

How many times have we documented
that even the great famine of the end times is not physical, i.e. for bread, but "for the hearing of the Word of God (Amos 8:11)".

You see, the spiritual destruction of your soul
is far more devastating and serious than any band of actual locusts, i.e. the insects themselves, could do to your flesh body!

Surely you can understand that?

That is why Christ said do not even be concerned about those who can kill your flesh body for all flesh is temporary anyway!

You be concerned about your soul!

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.
You, who call yourself a Christian - Know this!
The great battle and tribulation of Instead-of-Jesus, Satan (the spurious messiah), in these last days is a spiritual battle for the souls of men,
to see who it is that you will worship,
who you will wed as your husband.

????????
Will you be the first woman taken in the field by the spurious,
magnificent, miracle performing, good looking,
charismatic supernatural archangel (Apollyon)
who comes claiming to be Jesus at the sound of the 6th Trump,

or

????????
will you wait (endure unto to the end)
until Jesus Christ Himself returns at the sound of 7th Trump?

In other words, will you be a spiritually chaste virgin
and "barren" when Christ returns,
or will you be found to be nursing a child having been spiritually "swept off your feet"
and impregnated with the rapturous deception
of the first Jesus who so easily "took you to wife"?

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.

Luke 21:23 But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people.

Jesus Christ won't be very happy
with those who have left their first love (Him)
and jumped in bed with the false-christ because they thought he was Jesus!

Would you be happy if you went away and returned to find your bride to be nursing a baby!

You'd probably say something like,
"Why you whore! Get away from me, I never knew you!"  (Read Matthew 7:21-23)

Satan's appearance on earth will be as Jesus Christ and his angels as "angels of light"

Again, the problem is as explained in the Book of Joel. The corn and the wine and the oil have been withholden from the houses of God and our people are spiritually drunken with prosperity and the multitude of distractions in their lives. They stand spiritually naked without any armor of protection and most are completely unawares of the impending spiritual onslaught by the locust army and they shall surely find themselves snared by Apollyon (Satan) and his band of merry men, unless they soon wake up.

Luke 21:34
And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.

[35] For as a snare shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth.

snare = παγίς pagispag-ece'
From G4078; a trap (as fastened by a noose or notch); figuratively a trick or stratagem (temptation):—snare

So how can we help our brothers and sisters? The instructions are "Blow ye the Trumpet in Zion", yes, the 5th Trump about the coming locust army, and sound the alarm in true Israel! (The Christians nations of Europe and The AmericasBlow the Bugle and play "Reveille" for them to Wake them Up before it is too late and they are caught in Satan's trap into believing he is Jesus. Many, many will be snared by this impostor for it is written it will be a GREAT APOSTASY (2 Thes. 2)!

Note: Read the type and forerunner in Joshua chapter six how the "7" priests went before the LORD and blew the trumpets before walls of that society came tumbling down with a "shout"! Joshua 6:8 "And it came to pass, when Joshua had spoken unto the people, that the seven priests bearing the seven trumpets of rams' horns passed on before the LORD, and blew with the trumpets: and the ark of the covenant of the LORD followed them." By the way, there's another shout coming at the last trump (1 Thes. 4:16)!


So if you have "girded yourself" with the Gospel Armor, His Word, and have been chosen by Joshua, i.e. "Yeshua" ("ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, 1 Peter 2:9), then it is your duty and obligation and command from your Father to help warn others of the soon coming abominable desolator and the spiritual slaughter that is about to take place!

In our upcoming studies we will document further that it is the "sons and daughters" spoken of by Joel the prophet who are to trumpet that Satan and his angels are coming first, before Jesus Christ returns. This they do while the sound of the 6th Trump is being delayed, shortening Satan's time to reign!


Brothers and Sisters -
IF YOU HAVE EYES TO SEE
AND EARS TO HEAR -

Sound the alarm! Warn your friends! Satan is soon to be cast down to earth and will claim to be Christ! Warn your friends not to attend the wrong wedding! Many, many will be snared by this impostor for it is written it will be a GREAT APOSTASY (2 Thes. 2)!

Rev. 12:7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

[8] And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

[9] And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

Jesus Christ won't be very happy with those who have left their first love (Him) and jumped in bed with Satan because they thought he was Jesus!

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.

Luke 21:23 But woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck, in those days! for there shall be great distress in the land, and wrath upon this people.



Satan's appearance will be as Jesus Christ and his angels as "angels of light", but their action will as the swarming locusts consuming everything that is green (living) in their path, with the exception of those who have the Seal of God in their foreheads (minds).

The Book of Joel describes the teaching of the visions of the prophets by the sons and daughters of this final generation during this "grace" period of the Blowing of the 5th Trump.

The Book of Joel is the book of the Blowing of the 5th Trump (Rev. 9:1-11), in which Joel describes the complete and utter spiritual destruction soon to come upon the land by the locust army, which culminates with Satan and his angels coming to this earth (Rev. 12:7-9)
claiming to be Jesus Christ with his Holy Saints (2 Thes. 2).

All those who do not have the seal of God in their foreheads (Rev. 9:4), i.e. are sealed with God's Word in their minds, will flock to Satan as the false messiah, and worship him as God.

You see, this worshipping of Satan by the sons of Adam IS the great apostasy, the great spiritual slaughter of the souls of men, for if a person who claims to be a Christian worships Satan, the abominable desolator,
he or she has just jumped on the "soul" train headed straight for the bottomless pit of outer darkness to await the lake of fire at the end of the Millennium and this earth age.

The Book of Joel also describes the teaching of the visions of the prophets by the sons and daughters of this final generation
during this "grace" period of the Blowing of the 5th Trump.
(The number "5" denotes "grace" in Biblical numerics. See appendix 10 in the Companion Bible.)

That grace period, as we learned earlier in this book of Joel, is the holding back of the 6th Trump by Michael the archangel (Rev. 7:30)
who, as Rev. 12:7-9 shows, is the one restraining the Wicked One (2 Thes. 2:6) and his angels until Father says it is time to release him,
i.e. "that he [Satan] might be revealed in his time (2 Thes. 2:6)!"

But you see, the majority of the Christian preachers of this hour (those who come in the name of Christ, i.e. as His ministers), are very busy blowing the WRONG TRUMPET!

 The instruction to God's elect, those with eyes to see and ears to hear who live in the generation preceding the Day of the Lord, is to "Blow ye the Trumpet in Zion!" and "Sound an alarm in His holy nation!" Why? Because a day of darkness and gloominess is about to spread itself across the fruited plains and upon the purple mountains majesty! Joel says there has NEVER been anything like it, neither shall there be even unto the end of generations, and Daniel says it will be a time of trouble such as "NEVER WAS since there was a nation"! Got it? It will certainly be "a close encounter of the third kind".

Joel now gives us more of the "vision" of that dark and gloomy day:

Joel 2:2
A day of darkness and of gloominess, a day of clouds and of thick darkness, as the morning spread upon the mountains: a great people and a strong; there hath not been ever the like, neither shall be any more after it, even to the years of many generations.
Note: The N.E.B. phrases "a great people and a strong" as "a mighty countless host [army] appears".
So the instruction from the Word of God through JO-EL, son of Pethuel, is "Blow ye the Trumpet in Zion! Warn the children of Israel, i.e. the Christian peoples of the world, what is really coming and that the desolator, Apollyon, and his swarming locust army will soon come to devour and consume every green tree and all the green grass and every living person who does NOT have the seal of God in his or her forehead (Rev. 9:4).

Now pay close attention:

We now know it is the duty and obligation of the priests, the watchmen of God, to Blow the Trumpet in the last days! But the directions are NOT to toot the horn that Jesus Christ is coming at any moment to rapture His church away. Jesus Christ does NOT return until the 7th Trump, the very last Trump when all flesh is changed in the moment and a twinkling of an eye into their spiritual bodies!
1 Cor. 15:52
"In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed."
But you see, the majority of the Christian preachers of this hour (those who come in the name of Christ, i.e. as His ministers), are very busy blowing the WRONG TRUMPET! They are Trumpeting the return of Jesus Christ at any moment!

Therefore, they are BLOWING the last two Trumpets OUT OF ORDER, and NOT IN TUNE with the chronological order set forth in the Word of God!

Think about it! Is it not written that MANY shall come in His name and deceive MANY? They do that not just by teaching the traditions of men and starving the people from the true bread of life, i.e. truth (Amos 8:11), but they are sounding the PEACE TRUMPET of the return of the Prince of Peace, when it is the Trumpet of Sudden Destruction (TSD) that they should be sounding, i.e. the 6th Trump, the coming of the false messiah, Satan with his locust army!

Paul said when you hear them blow the Peace and Safety trumpet, the WRONG ONE, then look out! It is soon Supper Time for Larry Locust and his friends!

Here it is: 1 Thes. 5:3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.

Here is what our Father has to say to those whitewashers.

1 Thes. 5:3
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
Are the 7th Trump Troubadours going to escape the great tribulation of the false-christ? Paul says NO! What does Joel say?
Joel 2:3
A fire devoureth before them [i.e. the locust army]; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
Let us understand that it is not just the "Peace, Peace" cry of the NWO that we shall hear before the sound of the 6th Trump, which peace cries we certainly are hearing, but it is the Peace cry of the priests, those foolish (unwise) preachers who prophesy the imminent "Rapture" of the church:
Ezekiel 13:3
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe unto the foolish prophets, that follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!
The 5th Trump is certainly a "Woe Trump" for these guys and gals!

Let's skip to verse 10:

Ezekiel 13:10
Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up a wall, and, lo, others daubed it with untempered morter:
The false prophets have "seduced God's children", i.e. "Deceived Many" just as Christ said they would, for they have built up this phony facade since Margaret McDonald's vain vision in the year 1830 in Glasglow, Scotland, that Jesus Christ is soon coming to take His church away in some Rapture. And many others in this generation have jumped on their jazzy band wagon playing "Rapturety in Blue" right along with them. "To daub with untempered mortar" means to "whitewash" over something. Here is what our Father has to say to those whitewashers:.
[11] Say unto them which daub it with untempered morter, that it shall fall: there shall be an overflowing shower; and ye, O great hailstones, shall fall; and a stormy wind shall rend it.
Their little religious structure will NOT stand when the "rain descends, and the flood comes, and the winds blow, and beat upon that house!" And it shall fall, "and it fell: and great was the fall of it (Mat. 7:27)". And why does their little whitewashed house fall? That's right, they did not build it upon the solid Rock! Instead they used "legos" and built houses upon sand!

Disclaimer: I couldn't help myself about the "lego" thing. The word for "say" in 1 Thes. 5:3 is actually "lego" in Greek. These false preachers are using their Legos to build Rapturemobiles instead of using God's Word to build a solid Rock house that will withstand the Four Winds when they are let go upon the earth!

Ezekiel 13:4
O Israel, thy prophets are like the foxes in the deserts.
[5] Ye have not gone up into the gaps, neither made up the hedge for the house of Israel to stand in the battle in the day of the LORD.
The preachers have NOT prepared our people for the awesome spiritual battle in the day of the LORD! Consequently, very few of our brothers and sisters actually have the Gospel Armor on and in place to withstand the fiery darts of the wicked (Eph. 6)!
[6] They have seen vanity and lying divination, saying, The LORD saith: and the LORD hath not sent them: and they have made others to hope that they would confirm the word.
They have seen a useless and deceitful oracle, the divination of Margaret McDonald's rapture theory, claiming it is from the LORD, i.e. that it is Biblical. They have "seduced God's children" and yet the LORD hath NOT sent them! Still, they come in His name as Christian ministers and deceive MANY, MANY of our dear brothers and sisters, just as Jesus Christ said they would in Mat. 24 and Mark 13.
Ezekiel 13:7
Have ye not seen a vain vision, and have ye not spoken a lying divination, whereas ye say, The LORD saith it; albeit I have not spoken?
The vision they are trumpeting is NOT from the LORD. He did NOT say it and it is NOT spoken in His Word! How dare they claim it is from the Lord God! They do NOT know their Trumpets from a hole in the ground, which is where they are going if they don't repent!

But you, brethren, know better than to believe men's fables because you know His Word and therefore abide in the light of His Truth! Let's return to 1 Thes. 5 and finish Paul's instructions, then we will return to Joel.

1 Thes. 5:4
But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.
You know about Apollyon and his locust army which comes at the 6th Trump, right (Rev. 9:13-21)? More on that later! Then the first supernatural entity who comes with his angelic entourage, though it will be a most awesome sight, should not be a surprise to you. i.e. overtake you as a thief!
[5] Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
If you believe the 7th Trump is about to sound and Jesus Christ is going to return at any moment for His church, you are in the DARK! WAKE UP!!!

The Fifth Trumpet is Blowing and the alarm is sounding! Listen to God's Word, not men's!

[6] Therefore let us not sleep, as do others; but let us watch and be sober.
Again, the duty of the "watchman" is to sound the alarm and give ample WARNING to others. It is our dear brothers and sisters who are spiritually asleep and spiritually drunken in the night?
[7] For they that sleep sleep in the night; and they that be drunken are drunken in the night.
They need to Wake up and Sober up! By the grace of God, at the sound of the 5th Trump, He has opened the eyes of many of us who were blind!
[8] But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation.
We are to put on the Gospel Armor, the breastplate of faith and love and show forth that faith and love to our sleeping brothers and sisters and hope and pray that they awaken, and those who are drunk with the traditions of men and vain visions, that they sober up!

Let us now continue with Joel's description of the soon coming locust army!

Joel 2:4 The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so shall they run.
Horses are symbols of power and strength.

The locust army is a highly trained cavalry of spiritual thundering WARRIORS!

We read the same description of them in Revelation 9:

Rev. 9:7 And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.
Remember, God uses the analogy of locusts just to paint a graphic PICTURE in our minds
of the devastation that is happening spiritually.

We can see swarming locusts consume a field or a tree,
but we cannot see with the flesh eye the spiritual devouring of the inner man, i.e. a soul.

Yet Joel makes it VERY CLEAR that the locust army of Revelation 9 are not insects, i.e. real locusts!

They are people set in battle array, i.e. prepared for war!

Joel 2:5 Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array.
This is spiritual warfare and the fire that devours is spirit!

But do not be deceived.

The tribulation of the false-christ is a time of peace and prosperity and religious revival.

The problem is that it is headed by the religious Beast of Revelation chapter 13,
that old sweet talkin' serpent from the garden of Eden (and the land shall be as Eden before them).

He will appear claiming to be Jesus Christ but he will be the abomination who maketh desolate the souls of men!

[6] Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness.
This verse just doesn't bring forth what is said in the Hebrew.

Take some initiative and look up the words "pained" and "blackness" in your Strong's Concordance.

It will be an awesome time which will cause many to turn pale, i.e. away from the truth.

You see, our people have no idea of the magnitude of this event,
though the Word of God declares time and again that there has never been anything like this in history, nor ever shall there be again, because this generation will face the supernatural!

It is a time likened to the Flood of Noah
which came suddenly (though not without Noah trumpeting the warning from God)
and swept away all those who were eating and drinking and marrying with the "fallen angels" in Gen. 6.

Even those people who were warned had no idea of the magnitude of the flood!

Jesus drew this analogy of the Flood of Noah for us to "take heed" to in 
Matthew 24:39
"And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be."

Blow ye the Trumpet in Zion!

Sound the alarm!

The flood of lies by Satan and the locust army are coming, BEFORE the 7th Trump sounds.

Tell the Children! Tell the Children!

[7] They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war; and they shall march every one on his ways, and they shall not break their ranks:
These are analogies which simply show us in visual terms
that Satan's troops are the most highly trained and well organized "army" you have ever seen.
[8] Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.
All for one, one for all!

The "swords" in the spiritual battle of the last days are not made of steel (Rev. 1:16).

[9] They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.
Yikes!

Locusts, Locusts, everywhere!

They will also take over the Four Hidden Dynasties, even as they are now ALREADY
controlled by the first beast,
the political beast of Rev. 13.

Yes, the airwaves from the prince and power of the air already come right into your living room!

Haven't you noticed?

[10] The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:
Do you know who the "stars" are that Joel is talking about here who "shall withdraw their shining",
i.e. whose lights will go out?

Read Genesis 37 and Revelation 12 and you will understand:

Genesis 37:9 And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me.
Hint: Joseph was the 12th star!
Rev. 12:1 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:
Yes, the "stars" are those of the true house of Israel (many of us who call ourselves Christians)
who are swallowed up in the great apostasy,
even those foolish virgins who did not have enough oil in their lamps to remain a light unto the end.

It is those stars who will "withdraw their shining"
when Rapture Boy shows up and sweeps them off their little feet and douses their lamps
with his flood of lies!

Joel 2:11 And the LORD shall utter his voice before His army: for His camp is very great: for he is strong that executeth his word: for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?
All that is yet to happen in the Plan of God is already written and it has been written for a very, very long time.

It is even written in the uncorrupted Zodiac of the heavens (Read appendix 12 in the Companion Bible).

Jesus Christ said in Mark 13:23 " But take ye heed: behold, I have foretold you all things."

Therefore it should come as NO surprise that God calls this locust army "His Army"
for He has foretold us that He will bring it upon the land.

In fact, we already learned that Michael is in the control tower
and has delayed the departure of Flight 666 with Satan and his cronies aboard!

The locust army will arrive only when our Father says so,
for they can do nothing without His permission.

Which also means, if He tells them they cannot hurt one hair on the heads of His sealed servants,
though they walk through the valley of the swarming locusts, they have nothing to fear nor worry about.

You see, there is NO CONTEST for who is charge. The battle is for your soul, your love!

Col. 1:16 For by Him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by Him, and for Him:

[17] And He is before all things, and by Him all things consist.

Satan is already history!

In fact he is called "death", "the son of perdition", which means "the son who will perish", because our Father has already sentenced him to die in the lake of fire at the end of the Millennium and this earth age.

Therefore Satan is as good as dead, but he shall be used to fulfill the negative part of God's plan and he shall be cast out of heaven with his host of angels and used by our Father to chastise His unrepentant children.

Why?

Because He loves His children and He wants them to return to His open and loving arms!

Now, we'll turn to Revelation 9 to learn more

Revelation 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."

Jesus told us about it in Luke chapter 10

Luke 10:18 "And He said unto them, "I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven."

This now is a new subject that Jesus is teaching us. This is Jesus speaking to His followers and it is prophetic, and refers back to the time of the garden of Eden, and Satan's fall from the first earth age. It also applies to Revelation 9:2 and 12:7-9, when Michael will cast Satan out onto the earth, and his fallen angels will come with him. So in the word "fall" it indicates that Satan will be here in person because he was kicked out of heaven, and not on his own accord. The plan is set in motion, and it will take place exactly as it is written. Satan came in the first place as a deceiver, to destroy the seed line that the Christ would come through. The second time he will come as the false Messiah, to deceive all the people of the earth. It will happen exactly as it was prophesied.

Luke 10:19 "Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you."

In the Greek text, it is "Behold I have given you the power..." The enemy is Satan, the one that will "fall as lightning from heaven onto the earth". The serpents are the Kenites, the children of Satan, through his son Cain from his sexual encounter with Eve in the garden of Eden. The Scorpions are the fallen angels who came to earth out of turn, bypassing the womb of women, but instead coming straight to earth and impregnated daughters of Adam and Eve, that will be booted out of heaven on to the earth right along with Satan. Revelation 12:9 "And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him." This next time takes place at the sixth trump, and we will see these fallen angels of Satan here on earth in our generation, as told to us in Revelation 9:2.

Remember in the prior verses Jesus had stated that "I send you out as sheep among the wolves." Yet God will give those lambs that He sends out, power over all the wolves that come against them, but they must know how to attain that power and authority. It isn't valuable to them until the know how to use that power. Jesus gave His lambs "power over all your enemies." then Jesus said; "And nothing shall by any means hurt you." If you say you're a Christian; and Jesus gave you a promise like that, how can you have any fear of any enemy that is on this earth. We will see in Luke 21 that "not one hair on your head can be hurt", and just because you will be delivered up to death, which is the devil, to give account of yourself, doesn't mean that you will die. But you will be given the opportunity to witness to the world, and have the Holy Spirit of God be placing the words in your mouth and the thoughts in your mind.

There hasn't been one soul or spirit that has died yet, for that time of death comes at the end of judgment day. Satan is not after your physical body, but your soul and spirit, and he will try to deceive you, or buy it at his price. What is your soul worth? Is there a price that you would sell out to Satan? It is time to wake up spiritually, and open our eyes and ears to the truth. Stop and think on this: Satan's power and that of his angels are limited. in Revelation 9:4 we see that it goes; "...only to those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads." If you have studied the Word and know the truths that we will face from Satan, there is no fear or deception that can sway you.

Revelation 9:5 "And it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man."

The time that Satan and his one world system will rule is for five months.

So how is "the torment of a scorpion, when it striketh a man?" The first thing to understand is that because a scorpion has no stomach, its digestive process is outside its own body. It grabs hold of the subject, paralysis it, and vomits its digestive juices on the subject. While the subject lies helpless, the juices dissolve the subject's body and then the scorpion sucks that food back into itself. The person "man" that has been struck lies helpless through the entire process, unable to think or defend himself.

So notice first that those with the seal of the truth in their mind from verse four are not affected by Satan and his realm, and the sealing must be prior to the coming of Satan. The truth in a person's mind of the Word is the the protective barrier from the poison of that scorpion Satan's deceptions. Once Satan has arrived, then God turns, or gives the men, women and children over to Satan, and this torment comes upon them. Their ignorance of the truth from the Word is their protective barrier, for this act of following Satan in ignorance, not knowing who Satan is, will allow them the right to receive the teaching and instruction of the Millennium age of Christ's kingdom here on earth, and possibly still save their soul, but, no longer by faith in Christ, for Christ will be here and visible, but instead, based on their works during the millennium. So why can't they get the word at that late time when only Satan, but not Christ, is here on earth in person? Amos 8:11 tells us that; "Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread , nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord." The Spirit of our heavenly Father Himself will close their minds to the truth, and turn them over to SatanThis is happening now, being orchestrated by the Kenites who are following their father, Satan's spiritual leadership, while the fifth trump is sounding. Our Bibles are even now being corrupted and many/most of our so-called Christian churches are not teaching the Bible, book by book, chapter by chapter, verse by verse, and what they do teach is in many cases is from the newer corrupted Bibles. 

Revelation 9:6 "And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them."

So this is how Satan and his angels will react when they come to this earth at the sounding of the seventh trump. Sure, men will seek the truth but they will not find it. When you have God's Word in your mind and soul, you will not be turned to mush at the striking of Satan's deception. 

Live Link to->> The famine has already started

Satan's time of rule will happen for a five months period, during the sixth trump, and it shall happen in our generation, just as it is written in His Word. So when Jesus gives you power over all your enemies, and if you have faith strong enough to believe, you have nothing to fear today. You will be in charge and in control over anything that will come against you, and be a strong Christian for Almighty God.

Luke 10:20 "Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven."

This locust army that comes upon the earth is Satan's army of demonic forces. They are the fallen angels, and demons, both coming with Satan, and those that are already here upon the earth.

Live Link to->>> Satan's "Fearsome Locusts Army"

The "power" in the Greek, is "exousia"; it means "authority", or delegated power by God to them.

It is the right to carry out the wrath of God, in His [God's] behalf. 

When they strike, or exert their power on the deceived, it is a spiritual power, as we see in Ephesians 6:10-20. 

This is because we are in a spiritual battle against Satan and His forces.

If you are looking for bombs to fall, fire from heaven, or as such, you are misled.
In a spiritual sense, their striking will be deadly; spiritually deadly, for they will exert their authority in the same manner as a scorpion renders it's prey harmless and defenseless

We will discuss this later.

Revelation 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."

God will not allow any physical damage to any part of the earth. 
Not the grass, trees, or any physical matter you can think of. 

This is a spiritual warfare, and it is a battle for the minds of men and the commitment of their souls to him/Satan.

God is very specific as to what they can and cannot do.
Their targets are only the people; The "Anthropos" in the Greek, the individuals of man, not any animal, and only those "that have not the seal of God in their foreheads".

What is in your forehead?

It's your brain, of course. 

As we saw in earlier chapters, it's the "seal of God", which is "knowledge" that is contained in His Word, the Scriptures.

God wants all of His children
to know what He intends to do,
and it is because of this that John
was taken spiritually to the
"Day of the Lord" (the day of our Lord's return), by Jesus,
and told to write down what he was shown,
thus, we now have the book of Revelation.

God has also given us many prophets, and the writings of His Apostles in the New Testament.

There is nothing that is going to happen that God has not told us in His plan [the Bible].

Remember in the seventh chapter, the angel said stop, don't let this come to pass until we have sealed the 144,000 in their foreheads. Well, these locust army, troop of demons, can't start their spiritual destruction until the last of the elect, or chosen of God, and the 144,000 children of God are sealed in their minds. In this fourth verse, they are already on the earth, which means you had better be sealed with the knowledge by the time of this prophecy. 

The limits that God puts on the fallen angels, and demonics, fully protects God's chosen

The "Chosen" are all Christians who know the truth and are ready, watching, and have their spiritual armor of Ephesians 6:10-20 on.

The Chosen can observe and identify the events of the final days as those events come to pass. 

They are prepared to stand against the fiery darts of Satan.

In fact the first time Satan strikes out at two of God's children [the two witnesses], God's wrath boils over, and that marks the end of the Antichrist's [Satan's] rule on earth. 
That will be discussed further in chapter eleven

How far then can Satan go with the others, the non-elect, or those not sealed in their minds?

Revelation 9:5 "And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man."

God has given us a good clue as to how long Satan will rule as Antichrist. 

That time is five months.

The book of Joel describes in detail how this method of the locust works.

See Live Link to-> Joel 

The result of that torment is exactly as the torment of the scorpion that "striketh a man".

So lets try to understand more of both the locust,
and the scorpion
.

So how is "the torment of a scorpion, when it striketh a man?" The first thing to understand is that because a scorpion has no stomach, its digestive process is outside its own body. It grabs hold of the subject, paralysis it, and vomits its digestive juices on the subject. While the subject lies helpless, the juices dissolve the subject's body and then the scorpion sucks that food back into itself. The person "man" that has been struck lies helpless through the entire process, unable to think or defend himself.

So notice first that those with the seal of the truth in their mind from verse four are not affected by Satan and his realm, and the sealing must be prior to the coming of Satan. The truth in a person's mind of the Word is the the protective barrier from the poison of that scorpion Satan's deceptions. Once Satan has arrived, then God turns, or gives the men, women and children over to Satan, and this torment comes upon them. Their ignorance of the truth from the Word is their protective barrier, for this act of following Satan in ignorance, not knowing who Satan is, will allow them the right to receive the teaching and instruction of the Millennium age of Christ's kingdom here on earth. So why can't they get the word at that late time when Satan is on earth? Amos 8:11 tells us that; "Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread , nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord." The Spirit of our heavenly Father Himself will close their minds to the truth, and turn them over to Satan.

Revelation 9:6 "And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them."

So this is how Satan and his angels will react when they come to this earth. Sure, men will seek the truth but they will not find it. When you have God's Word in your mind and soul, you will not be turned to mush at the striking of Satan's deception. Satan's time of rule will happen for a five months period, and it shall happen in our generation, just as it is written in His Word. So when Jesus gives you power over all your enemies, and if you have faith strong enough to believe, you have nothing to fear today. You will be in charge and in control over anything that will come against you, and be a strong Christian for Almighty God.

Luke 10:20 "Notwithstanding in this rejoice not, that the spirits are subject unto you; but rather rejoice, because your names are written in heaven."

This is that locust army of Satan that will deliver up the sons and daughters to prophecy against the Antichrist, as spoken of in Joel 2, and also by Peter in Acts 2. What these sons and daughters say will only be those words that the Holy Spirit speaks through them.

Joel said this locust army would march forward, and not miss a stride. Remember, it's not real "locust" but men, and the battle which this army enters is a spiritual battle, where the victory is in their deception. Their battle cry is with words like love, joy, peace, brotherhood, equality, and a mixture of words promising peace and prosperity. In the Antichrist's rule [the five months] everyone will be satisfied, as long as they continue to yield to this Antichrist.

The time of the "locust" has four stages, as stated in Joel 1. The part of the locust that exists in the swarming stage is five months. That five months staging period is always between May and September; so God is even giving us the season, or time frame when Antichrist will appear. And by that season, we have an hint of when the seventh trumpet will sound, and Jesus Christ will appear. However that actual instant is known only to God, the Father.

Jesus warned that "we pray that ye not be taken out of season", in Mathew 24:20, and Mark 13:18. This is to alert us that being taken out of season means we have been deceived and fallen for the wrong Christ [Antichrist, the spurious messiah]. The Antichrist will rule between Passover, and the feast of the tabernacles [trumpets].

Why then the torment as that of a scorpion? This locust army will use the same methods a scorpion uses to attack it's prey and render it's prey harmless, during this five months period. Satan and his locust army will not be in any special form, but will appear exactly as a man, they will look like us. Satan was in the form of a man in the Garden of Eden when he tempted, seduced, Eve, and his fallen angels appeared as men in Genesis 6:1-8, when they married the daughters of men and had "children" [Nephelim] by them.

The scorpion has a tail with a stinger in the tail. When they strike their prey, he sneaks up to it's prey and infects it's poison into the victim. Near it's mouth, it has a set of pinchers where it latches on to it's victim and pulls it to it's mouth. This is important, because the scorpion has no stomach, so it cannot digest it's own food within itself. Therefore the scorpion stings with the poison of it's tail to paralyze the victim, and then it vomits it's digestive juices [acids] into the body of the victim, then the victim's skin and body actually become the scorpion's stomach.

The acids turn everything it touches into mush. Then the scorpion inhales the mush from the victim's body and is gone. The victim is left defenseless from the beginning of the scorpion's strike, because the poison from the tail rendered the circulatory system and nervous system totally paralyzed, while the digestive acids turned the body to mush. Once stung by a scorpion, instantly you have no defense. You can't fight, run, or even think. You lay helpless to the devouring process of the scorpion.

Now that we see how the scorpion attacks, and the methods used by them; let's apply their methods, to Satan and that of this locust army. Satan and his army of fallen angels will take the lies [traditions] within your religion, and the false teaching that you believe to be true; and use it against you. All religions, Christian and otherwise, will be approached on the level and beliefs of their own understanding. They will use the doctrines of their choosing, and through that, the spiritual darts of lies and deception will come.

Like the scorpion uses your body for it's battle, and attack, so the angels of the locust army [they're supernatural, not human] will use your mind as it's battleground. That is why you must be sealed in your mind [see verse 4] and with the proper armor on, which again is in Ephesians 6:10-20. Your battle is a spiritual one with the king of all demons, Satan, and he is ready for you.

The Antichrist has the authority from God, and the right to do business on earth, from the giver of all authority.

 He knows all your weaknesses, and he knows the Word as well as any theologian.

 
Satan is set to do battle in your mind; and if you're relying on false doctrine; like the rapture theory, you'll have lost before the battle even starts


If Revelation is still a mystery to you, you don't have a prayer of a chance
.

Live Link to->>> Revelation

You are about to go against the master of all deception,
and the truth of God's word is the only thing Satan can't fight against. That is because the truth written in God's Word sets the limits God placed upon him as the Antichrist. How are you going to defeat Satan in you don't know who he is or what those limits are?

The great apostasy is now taking place, and well underway. It is being put in place by Satan's kids, the "Kenites", doing the interpretation of God's Word for you, if you allow them to do that. They have a club, and it is easy to join; you just accept their dogma. Part of it is given through the "World Council of Churches", and the other parts are in any church that allows it's doctrine to vary even the slightest into false teaching.

Remember, only the "seal of God", in your mind will allow your escape from all of the Antichrist's deceptions.

Revelation 9:6 "And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them."

Many people who have sat in church all their lives looking for this "Rapture" to take place, in an instant will fall to Satan. When they finally wake up to the fact that they were deceived by Satan, the shame will be great and on them. These are those deceived Christians taken out of season who will pray for the mountains to fall on them. They will seek death, but it will not come. For the death they'll seek is physical death and none of us will be in our physical bodies anymore. What they'll face is 1000 years in Christ's boot camp learning to tell the difference between what is Holy [Jesus] and what is profane [Satan].

Paul tells us in I Corinthians 15:50-52 how at Christ's return, at the last trump; we will all be changed, in the twinkling [wink] of an eye to a incorruptible spiritual body. No my fellow Christian, you can not die, but must face the Savior in shame. Ignorance is no excuse, even though your pastor taught you to climb on the first wagon [rapture] out of here. You had God's Word in your home and hand, and it is your responsibility.

Revelation 9:7 "And the shapes of the Locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men."

We know by this that the locust are not real locust. Their crowns were "like" gold, [fools gold], fakes. They were all something different then what they will called themselves; false priests, and fake what ever they pretend to be. Nothing will be real, for they will make themselves to appear as what ever you want them to be. If you want to fly away, I'm sure they will accommodate you.

If you're a Sodomite, They will agree with you, for they know all about Sodomy, that's their life style. They are Satan's rotten bunch. They have faces of men, because they are men.

Revelation 9:8 "And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions."

"They", these fallen angels will have "long hair as a woman", meaning they will appear to be gentle as a woman. Yet, they will take their prey ruthlessly. They will rip at your mind until they can destroy your soul.That is what will happen to you when you fall for their deceptions and chase after the Antichrist.

Revelation 9:9 "And they had breastplates, as it were breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle."

The breastplates were that of priests, of religious orders, however they were in the form of iron, not precious jewels. Joel discusses how rapid and with swift order they will cover the earth. When this happens, the media will be by their side because the kenites have already set up the media under they're control. There will be order and speed to their ministry, and the world will be taken in instantly by them.

Revelation 9:10 "And they had [have] tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months."

Why? Back in verse five, God allowed them to work as a scorpion, to paralyze instantly, making their victim defenseless. Again we see the five month season of the locust. They are given permission by God to sting all the people "who had not the truth of God in their foreheads [minds]".

Revelation 9:11 "And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the He'-brew tongue is A-bad'-don, but in the Greek tongue hath his [the] name A-pol'-ly-on."

There can be no doubt who the Antichrist is. Jesus is telling us here, through the pen of John. Satan is that King; and "Abaddon" in the Hebrew language means "destroyer" and that is Satan's name. This is verified in the Greek the name, "Apollyon" [Strongs # 623, "the destroyer "Satan"].


 



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