The Four Winds
Jesus Christ foretold us all things that would be happening during this final generation leading up to the appearance of the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, who will stand in the holy place claiming to be the Messiah. Jesus also told us what would happen and even how long it would be from the time this Pseudo-Jesus appears until the true Messiah returns at the 7th Trump.
Once again, here are His words:
We have seen how Jesus even foretold us about globalization and that there would be an "atmosphere" where men and women would lose their courage to "speak out" and would kowtow to the Red Horse, the god of "Political Correctness", for fear of being "stung" by a "tail" of a scorpion. Well, that's too bad about their lack of courage, because if they were truly educated Christians they would know that Jesus Christ has given us power to step on scorpions and squish them under our gospel armour boots.Mark 13:23
But take ye heed: behold, I have foretold you all things.
This "hurt" is exactly the same "hurt" that those WITHOUT the Seal of God in their foreheads are subjected to in Revelation 9:4. They aren't given Christ's power because His power is in His Word, which they don't know. His Word is likened to a sharp two-edged sword in Rev. 1:16. It slices and dices scorpions better than any $19.95 set of Ginsu knives.Luke 10:18
And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
 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.
The locust army has power too! But their strength is like doing battle with plastic picnic forks against the mighty glistening Two-edged Sword of the Lord. Not much of a contest, wouldn't you agree?
Who is doing the "hurting" to those men without the seal of God? It is the LOCUSTS, right? Well, guess what? This is also the very same "hurt" that is being delayed in Rev. 7 where the four angels are holding back the Four Winds: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.
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.
Let's read and understand the first few verses of Rev. 7.Rev. 7:3
Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.
Whatever they are (and we're about to find out), we see that the Four Winds are being "held back" [the Greek is "krateo", meaning "to retain"] by the Four Angels. These Four Winds are being held back from "blowing" on the earth, the sea, and the trees. Why? Because verse 3 will show that when the angels let them loose to "blow" they will do some "hurting"! Here is the definition of "blow".Rev. 7:1
And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree.
This is the angel of the 6 Trump (we'll document it shortly) and he is coming from the east, with the Seal of the living God. The reason it states that he comes from the east is very important to our understanding of what's happening here! Just realize for now that we are given here to know that this angel of the 6th Trump was sent by Jesus Christ himself and it is He who has commanded that the Four Winds hold back from "blowing". How do we know? Because Jesus returns from the east. Matthew 24:27 "For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be."blow = pneo, pneh'-o, Greek 4154; a primary word; to breathe hard, i.e. breeze :- blow. Compare Greek 5594 (psucho).
 And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea,
Now here is the reason for the DELAY of the "hard blowing" of the Four Winds! It is to allow time to "seal" the servants of God, to educate them in the Word of God.
And who do you think is going to do this educating (sealing)? Jesus told us in Mat. 24 and Mk. 13 who will do it. Joel told us too! But first let's find out what these four winds are. (The suspense is killing me.) Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.
Do you remember what the first Four Seals were represented by in Revelation chapter 6? Colored Horses with horsemen, right? We also learned that they are the powers of the Four Hidden Dynasties of Religion, Politics, Economics, and Education/Indoctrination.
Here's a quick review:
Now let's go to Zechariah (whose name means "Yah has remembered") chapter 6 where Zechariah is being shown a vision.Rev. 6:1-8
 And I saw, and behold a white horse: (religion)
 And there went out another horse that was red: (politics)
And I beheld, and lo a black horse; (economics)
And I looked, and behold a pale horse: (education)
Chariots are symbolic of WAR! Do you remember what it was that Pharaoh came after Israel with in the wilderness? Of course, it was chariots and horses and horsemen! Exodus 14:23 "And the Egyptians pursued, and went in after them to the midst of the sea, even all Pharaoh's horses, his chariots, and his horsemen."Zech. 6:1
And I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and, behold, there came four chariots out from between two mountains; and the mountains were mountains of brass.
Let's do a quick Sidebar.
A chariot is a vehicle:
Elijah was taken up into heaven in the Chariot of Israel, God's SUV (Space Utility Vehicle). Elisha saw him go. Ezekiel also saw this highly polished spectrum bronze vehicle and if you would like to read his very detailed description of it then read the study on Ezekiel, especially chapters 1 and 10.chariot = rekeb, reh'-keb, Hebrew 7393; from Hebrew 7392 (rakab); a vehicle; by implication a team; by extensive cavalry; by analogy a rider, i.e. the upper millstone :- chariot, (upper) millstone, multitude [from the margin], wagon.
If you are familiar with what happened in the days of Noah (for it will be just like those days soon, Mat. 24:37-40) and you are wise to understand the vision of the chariots that Ezekiel and Elisha saw, then your deeper understanding will add to what follows. End Sidebar.2 Kings 2:12
And Elisha saw it, and he cried, My father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And he saw him no more: and he took hold of his own clothes, and rent them in two pieces.
Here are verses 2 and 3 of Zech. 6 concerning these four chariots:
Hey, Colored Horses. What in the world are these? In the first chariot were red horses;
and in the second chariot black horses;
 And in the third chariot white horses;
and in the fourth chariot grisled and bay horses.
Oh, the same question. It's amazing how great minds think alike, isn't it?Zech. 6:4
Then I answered and said unto the angel that talked with me, What are these, my lord?
These are the FOUR WINDS! And the Lord is in control of them and He will soon send them forth. And the angel answered and said unto me, These are the four spirits of the heavens, which go forth from standing before the Lord of all the earth.
The word "winds" is "ruach" in Hebrew and this is the only place that it is translated four "spirits" instead of four "winds". The six other times this phrase is used it is translated four "winds".
Remember that the four winds of Rev. 7 do the "hurting" when they are released to BLOW! Remember also that it is the LOCUSTS of Rev. 9 that come out of the SMOKE when it is blown away, that do the "hurting". Notice again in Zech. 6 that these horses are in "chariots" which are symbolic of WAR! In other words "They are horses prepared for battle!"
Yes, I believe we read that the locusts were like horses prepared for battle!
Very simply, the Four Winds are the Colored Horses in the Chariots, who are the Locust Army prepared for the final battle, who swarm upon the earth when they are let loose with their king, Apollyon (Satan) at the sound of the 6th Trump. These Locusts are the fallen angels of Genesis chapter 6 who are being "held back" along with the spurious messiah (Satan), by Michael and his angels. But not for much longer.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.
The dragon and his angels are non other than Apollyon and his locusts of Rev. 9!Rev. 12:7-9
And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
Their time is soon up! In fact, it may be past their time, though they are still there. Keep reading. And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
This happens at the 6th Trump when the FOUR WINDS are let loose to BLOW upon the earth. Let's document it. 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.
The angel of the 6th Trump just blew the battle cry of the trumpet. And he now has a new set of instructions from Jesus Christ to give to the four angels who are holding back the FOUR WINDS:Rev. 9:13
And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,
Let the FOUR WINDS blow baby! Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.
Don't let this large number be confusing. The Locust army at this point will be comprised of the king of the Locusts, Apollyon, i.e. the false-christ, the colored horses of the four chariots who now have complete control of the beast system which is made up of the Four Hidden Dynasties, and the horsemen, who are those foot soldiers (kenites and humans) who follow after the horses. Got it? The "horses" are the 7,000 angels who are cast out of heaven with Satan. How do we know there are 7,000? (Did I mention Christ foretold us all things?) It's real simple. They come with Satan and sit in the temple with him (Rev. 11:1) and are destroyed at the coming of the Lord (Rev. 11:13). There are 7,000 of them. And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men.
 And the number of the army of the horsemen were two hundred thousand thousand: and I heard the number of them.
Here is some more info about them:
These suckers will appear as ministers of Jesus Christ, the role that Satan will play (Levitical priests wear breastplates). They will have the power (horses are symbolic of power, remember?) to spiritually rip and tear and shred like lions the people without the Gospel Armour on, and out of their mouths they will speak utter blasphemy! And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them that sat on them, having breastplates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; and out of their mouths issued fire and smoke and brimstone.
So what have we learned so far today?
Did you catch it?
We have learned that the 6th Trump has been held back, which means that the Four Winds, the locust army, has been DELAYED?
To allow time for God's elect to teach the 144,000 of the House of Israel and the multitudes of others who will listen and take heed and come out of Babylon.
Do you know that Christ shortened the days (the length of time) FOLLOWING the appearance of the abomination of desolation until Christ returns? Do you know WHY He shortened those days? He shortened them for the elect's sake.
Let's read about it.
This is Satan, the son of perdition, who is cast out of heaven with his angels and sits in the temple (holy place) claiming that he is God (Jesus). Paul documents this very well in 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." Read the whole chapter.Matthew 24:15
When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)
Let's skip down to verse 21.
For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.
Remember that the locusts don't physically kill anyone!
The battle of the final generation is spiritual, period!
The sealing is over and the entries have been entered into the book when the FOUR WINDS are let loose upon the earth!Daniel 12:1
And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
Back to Matthew 24.
Here we go again with another totally misunderstood scripture in God's Word! Do you realize what Jesus Christ just said here? He just said that the appearance of Satan, the desolator, little horn, the king of the locusts, (and therefore the locust angels too) have had their length of time to HURT the unsealed SHORTENED! For how long? For FIVE MONTHS!Matthew 24:22
And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.
Many Christians know about Daniel's prophecies about the 70th week, the last 7 years and their split of 3 1/2 and 3 1/2 years. But it is written that in these last days the "wise would understand", and part of that understanding is knowing that Jesus Christ gave the command to the angel of the 6th Trump to hold back the FOUR WINDS, the appearance of the locust army and their king. "Don't sound that 6th Trump just yet!" Again, WHY?Rev. 9:10
And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months.
For the sake of the ELECT. So they have more time to Seal the 144,000 and as many who will listen BEFORE the Four Winds are let loose. Because when the Four Winds BLOW, the SEALING is OVER! Here's the same statement by Jesus in Mark 13 declaring that the Four Winds will be held back.
Do you think for one moment He shortened those days to SAVE His elect and keep them from bowing to Baal? Oh, Please! He did it to allow more time to save the souls of our brothers and sisters and any other "flesh" who will take heed to the warning of His watchmen.Mark 13:20
And except that the Lord had shortened those days, no flesh should be saved: but for the elect's sake, whom he hath chosen, he hath shortened the days.
Do you think God reserved a bunch of wimps and losers to stand against the false christ in this final generation? If you do, you have grossly underestimated the power of our Father and you don't actually believe Luke 10:19. Our Father has ALL POWER, even the power to destroy souls in the lake of fire. Satan does NOT have that kind of power.
Do you think God's elect are afraid of plastic picnic forks when we wield the mighty power of His Sword?
Do you think God's elect are afraid to be thrown in a fiery furnace?
Do you think God's elect are afraid to stand in the den of the lions?
God has declared that He has reserved 7,000 who WILL NOT bow a knee to Baal (Rom. 11:4). They were chosen before the foundation of this world. They stood against the dragon in the first earth age. They were even justified there, and they were chosen FIRST to be the Elect of this generation. He first chose the best of the best. TOP GUNS! Yes, the first shall be last (to come down from above) and the last shall be first. God chose His First Knights to kick dragon in this generation. Then He backfilled the remnant down through history.
Woe, wait a minute there. Haven't you read Mat. 24:24 and Mark 13:22?
Folks, IT ISN'T POSSIBLE! These verses do not say that God's elect are in jeopardy of being deceived. To the contrary they declare that Satan (disguised as Jesus) and his locusts (disguised as priests) are really, really, good at the art of deception. They are so good in fact that if it were possible (meaning it is NOT possible) they could even deceive the elect. But they can't and never will.Matthew 24:24
For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
For false Christs and false prophets shall rise, and shall shew signs and wonders, to seduce, if it were possible, even the elect.
So Satan's flight plans to Jerusalem have been altered and he is hold up in the Euphrates River Airpit waiting for the smoke to clear so he can take off. And he is getting angrier by the minute as those days pass by, because he knows he won't have near as much time now."The condition involves no doubt as to its being impossible. See Ap. 118.2.a." (Quoted from The Companion Bible, page 1366.)
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. (Only five months; not three and one half years)
The FOUR WINDS are being held back, for us to do our job!
The duration of 5th Trump has been extended and the angel of the 6th Trump is standing by waiting for the executive order of Rev. 6:19 from our King, Jesus Christ, the King of kings, whom we serve.
In our next study we will SEE some more exciting scriptures that have come to pass and perhaps get an even better "feel" for where we are in the chronological order of "all things" which must yet be fulfilled. Will we set a date? Of course not. We're having too much fun watching!
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