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Pamphlet 1851 Rev. kc 19

Untimely figs are figs out of season, i.e. not ripe.

When is the last time you heard your preacher or minister,
or for that matter anybody else's preacher or minister, talk about the Two Messiahs?

Who has told you that there are Two Jesus Christs?

Who has told you how to tell the Two Jesus Christs apart from one another?

And who has told you that there are TWO TRIBULATIONS?

In other words, who has explained the 6th Seal to you?

Have you ever observed how the "king of fierce countenance" is always portrayed as some human flesh "man"
who is "probably" alive right now on earth somewhere and is just waiting to be revealed?

"Guesses" by the unlearned (those who don't know what the Bible teaches and guess at what it says)
include figures such as Saddam Hussein, the Pope, the President,
or some Jew living in Israel, and on and on and on.

That which we MUST LEARN from the 6th Seal is that there are Two Tribulations
and we MUST KNOW not only what they entail
but the sequential order in which they occur.

 And it is very simple: There is the tribulation of the king of fierce countenance which comes first and it is followed by the tribulation of Christ, the wrath of Almighty God.

In our last study we read much about the tribulation of man of sin, the son of perdition,
the "seduction" as in the days of Noah,
the consuming flood that takes those (first ones) who are unaware (have not the seal of God in their foreheads), etc.

We shall read much more about this period of time before we finish this great Book of Revelation
and about the spiritual devastation it (which is actually peace) brings upon the souls of men,
the likes of which can only be compared to the slaughter of warfare and the consuming of flesh by beasts.

Let us now examine the 6th Seal,
unveiled by the Lamb of God, taking verses 12 and 13 together as they complete a sentence.

Rev. 6:12 And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;

[13] And the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.

When both Messiahs return (the false first and then the real)
they bring "stars of heaven" with them.

This should not be mysterious sounding to anyone who has studied Revelation with us up to this point,
because we learned in the first chapter what "stars" are symbolic of: they are angels, i.e. sons of God.

We know Jesus brings the saints with Him (1 Thes. 4) when He returns.

When Satan is cast out of heaven in Rev. 12:7-9 to this earth,
his angels are also cast out with him. So he brings "stars" too!

Rev. 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.
Now notice in 6:13 that they are cast out as a fig tree casts her "untimely" figs when violently shaken.

Untimely figs are figs out of season, i.e. not ripe.

Remember in our last study we read that Christ said "pray that your flight be not in winter", out of season.

These stars, angels of Satan, appear out of season,
BEFORE harvest time which is when Christ returns.

Be sure you're not deceived and "harvested" by them.

Now, what about the sun becoming darkened as sackcloth of hair?

Doesn't the sun darken when Jesus returns?

Yes is does, but by reason of His brightness, not like black sackcloth of mohair.

Here's how the sun darkens by the false Jesus:

Rev. 9:1-2 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit. [2] And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.
I know we haven't covered the symbolisms contained in this verse yet,
but simply notice that the sun is darkened by reason of the "smoke of the pit".

Let's look again at verse 12.

Rev. 6:12 And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood;
The phrase "the moon became as blood" means that the whole,
or full moon became as the color of blood.
(See note on "moon" in verse 12 of the Companion Bible)

Now let's continue with the 6th Seal.

Rev. 6:14 And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.
This is the beginning of the birth of a new age signaling the return of the true Messiah, the second advent.
[15] And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rocks of the mountains;
Do you know why these people from every walk of life want to hide themselves?

It is for the shame of realizing they've been seduced and even caused others to be "had" likewise! We have an expression in English that aptly describes this, they will have "Hit Rock Bottom"!

[16] And said to the mountains and rocks, Fall on us, and hide us from the face of Him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb:
"Hide us from the shame and embarrassment! I'd rather die than face Him!" People just don't want to face reality, do they? Well guess what? He's real!
[17] For the great day of His wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?
The second tribulation is come! That's enough! The question is "Who shall be able to stand?"

And the answer is...Those who have endured with patience and maintained their virginity by wearing the full suit of gospel armor (Eph 6) and have 'stood against the fiery darts of Satan'. Yes, they will still be standing. The rest will have fallen short in ignorance and deception and missed the 1st Resurrection and the double portion of inheritance that comes with it. Don't let that happen to you. Learn the Seals and then unroll the Scroll.

Let us now finish the 6th Seal as Christ gave it in the Book of Mark, chapter 13.

Mark 13:24 But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light,

[25] And the stars of heaven shall fall, and the powers that are in heaven shall be shaken.

Untimely figs shall be shaken out. The only time the "powers of heaven" are shaken is when Satan and his cronies are booted out. Then there is silence in heaven (Rev. 8:1), but woe to those on earth when he comes.
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.
Continuing in Mark 13.
Mark 13:26 And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.
And THEN (AFTER), after the tribulation of  the false christ andNOT BEFORE, they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds with GREAT power and glory. (Ooops, another puncture in the Rapture Balloon!)
[27] And then shall He send his angels, and shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from the uttermost part of the earth to the uttermost part of heaven.

[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:

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[29] So ye in like manner, when ye shall see these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors.
If you're educated in the Word of God and you see these things come to pass, then you will know what's happening! No guesswork!

But here is the bottom line:

If you don't know ahead of time that the False Messiah is coming first; if you believe Jesus Christ can return at any moment; if you don't have the Seal of God in your forehead, then it will be next to impossible to convince you that the First Rider of a White Horse, when he appears in person, is not Jesus Christ. For he is most charming and beautiful and he will bring peace and prosperity to the world and he will perform great signs and miracles in the sight of men and his ministers, appearing as angels of light, will be sweet as pie as they seduce you.
When will all this happen?
[30] Verily I say unto you, that this generation shall not pass, till all these things be done.
The generation referred to here is the generation pertaining to the subject being discussed, i.e. the Fig Tree.When you learn the parable you will find that both the good and the bad figs (Jer. 24) were set out on May 15, 1948 when the United Nations sanctioned the State of Israel.

So there will be those of the Baby Boomer generation (which officially began in 1946) who will see the return of Jesus Christ.

[31] Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.
You can count on it!
And isn't it incredible to know that the Word of God has now been declassified,
no longer under seal,
available to understand clearly to anyone with eyes to see and ears to hear? Isn't that wonderful?

Now's your chance.
Go for it!

To study the Bible is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.
We pray that with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, you accomplish both.

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