The Rockefeller faction in the U.S. is building up the military; they’re trying to get the Western countries on a full, militarized basis to prepare for World War III. They want to reduce population and they want to wipe out the Chinese. And they don’t want to lose control. They don’t want to lose power. They still have their Messianic, fascist, cultist beliefs that they are destined to rule humanity. The Israeli newspapers openly referred to China and Russia and Iran as Magog, and the G5 and G7 as Gog. They were trying to get all these countries to kill each other. They were trying to start World War III... They had this plan to start this whole Gog and Magog thing again. This time the plan involved starting a limited nuclear war between Iran and Israel. They were going to use that war as an excuse to set up martial law in the G7 countries. They’ve been trying it for quite a long time now — ever since 2001, even before... They are still trying to attack Iran. I’ve had reports now that they are planting nuclear bombs in the seabed off the shore of Tokyo to create another tsunami here. - Asian Secret Societies (the Dragon Family) Want Their Gold Back; the Western Secret Societies Blew Up the World Trade Center So That They Wouldn't Have to Give It Back
According to David Bay, Cutting Edge Ministries:
President Richard Nixon issued Executive Order #11647 on February 14, 1972, which reorganized the United States into 10 federal regions... The unconstitutional goal of this reorganization into 10 super regions is to set the stage for the abolishment of governments from the federal, to the state, to the county, and even to the local, levels. The objective is to set in place the form of government that could be implemented during a planned crisis, that would effectively strip us of our elected representational form of government. Suddenly, we would find ourselves being governed by officials who are not elected, nor responsible to any voters.World War III will occur before the Antichrist appears. After the Third World War, a one-world government with a one-world religion will be established, the anti-Christian kingdom prophesied in chapter 13 of the book of Revelation. This one-world power will offer apparent peace and security to a world in chaos. The devil, Satan, will establish his earthly kingdom for "a little season," so that he as God will stand in the holy place, showing himself that he is God, and he will deceive many with his signs and wonders. - Satan's Final Deception Before Christ Returns
This regional system is apparently unlimited in its scope and powers. Thus, Americans could very well discover that they are back under the control of the type of government that our Founding Fathers spent their lives and fortunes overthrowing! Worse still, we could find ourselves facing the type of dictator which we have seen ruling Russia and Nazi Germany.
This regional system is also apparently a military structure. We will see this more clearly when the federal program called "General and Complete Disarmament" (Public Law 87-297) is fully integrated according to this 10-region system of government. We also will probably not see this 10-region system implemented until we are under the simultaneous crises of which we have spoken many times.
When America is under the following planned crises, we will witness this changeover to this 10-region system, most likely with FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) exercising initial control. These are apparently the crises that are planned:
Antichrist is supposed to appear at the end of the Middle East crisis. If this occurs, then "aliens" and visible "angels" are to appear to urge all peoples of the world to support him and his plan.
- All-out nuclear warfare in the Middle East (or neutron warfare).
- All-out nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula (or at least the threat of such a war).
- Arab terrorists threatening to devastate American cities with atomic, chemical or biological weapons (or actually carrying out this threat).
- Total oil embargo from the Arab nations in support of Arab forces fighting Israel in the Middle East.
- Earthquakes deliberately caused to create panic.
- Simultaneous riots in many American cities to further cause panic.
- American Presidency weakened because of scandal and infighting with Congress and the Courts to further cause panic among American voters.
- The Stock Market will crash, causing absolute panic amongst all Americans. Jobs will immediately begin to be lost, thus further adding to the panic.
At this moment, the head of FEMA will suddenly appear, announcing that he is taking "temporary" control, and quoting all the various Executive Orders and laws passed by Congress giving him all the authority he needs to assume the powers of government, of all branches of our former Constitutional government.
Once this changeover to the new 10-region system of government occurs, amidst all these contrived and planned crises, you may rest assured the End of the Age is upon us.
Once you understand that Middle Eastern events are being driven by this fervent Masonic desire to rebuild Solomon's Temple on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, then you will be able to make sense of what is occurring over there today. To finally realize this dream, control of Jerusalem, generally, and of the Temple Mount, especially, must pass from Israeli control; but it must not pass to Arab control. Rather, control of Jerusalem must pass to the Illuminized International Community. God is using this Masonic "preoccupation" with Jerusalem to pull all the nations of the world together against Jerusalem. Literally, out of the smoke, devastation and terror of the planned World War III, The Christ (Antichrist) shall come striding. - David Bay, Cutting Edge Ministries, June 25, 2009
The goal of the New Jerusalem Covenant Project is to create the plan by which Antichrist can solve the Middle East crisis; Antichrist will use this crisis to stage his appearance in the world. Antichrist is supposed to appear at the end of the Middle East crisis (World War III). The prophetic reality of Daniel 9:24-27, Matthew 24:15 and Revelation 11:1-12 is that the new Temple will be built after World War III and will produce the Man of Sin. Thus, the Illuminati plans to destroy the Dome of the Rock during the World War III fighting so that their Antichrist can rebuild Solomon's Temple. This reality means that Arabs will retain control over the Temple Mount until the moment Antichrist comes to the world scene and seizes it for the Jews so his temple can be created. "Peace and safety" will be heralded, and the leaders of the major nations will be busy taking credit for their "brilliant" leadership that seemingly finally solved the deeply engrained religious strife in and around Jerusalem that has plagued mankind for the past 1,400 years. - David Bay, Cutting Edge Ministries
Well before the battle of Armageddon [the final battle and final judgment], but during the final three and one-half years of this earth, the anti-Christian kingdom shall reach its full manifestation. The anti-Christian kingdom shall be the climax of the development of the man of sin: it is the kingdom of man, of the creature, without God, without the seven; and therefore his number is 666, the number of man indeed. The kingdom of man under Satan shall be complete: it shall be a kingdom which has sway over all the universe, over all men, over all the powers of creation; it shall be a kingdom in which man worships his own work and in which the devil is lord supreme. "And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up;" that is, the devil incarnate, showing himself that he is God, shall rule over his world government from Jerusalem for five months before Christ returns in the clouds of heaven to deliver up His people as the nations prepare for the battle of Armageddon. - Outline of the Book of Revelation
Bible prophecy describes the battle of Armageddon [the final war on earth, which occurs after Christ returns in the clouds of heaven to deliver up His people] as a coalition of nations that will almost certainly include China and Russia and several Muslim nations of the Middle East. Every day, the evidence mounts that China will be tightly leagued with Russia and many of the Islamic nations in a powerful anti-Israel political and military alliance from which the 200-million-man army described in the book of Revelation (Rev. 9:16) will ultimately come. - The Sixth Trumpet War of Revelation 9
The Euphrates originates in Turkey, and flows through Syria and Iraq; then it converges with the Tigris River, which then borders Iran. Anyone who hears the daily news should know that these four nations are extremely volatile trouble spots for military conflicts nowadays. The prophecies even imply that the nation of Iraq, once controlled by the regime of Saddam Hussein, will be a notable part of this final showdown. The population of these countries today is: Turkey -- 77 million; Syria -- 19.4 million; Iraq -- 29 million; Iran -- 70 million. The total population of that region is 195.4 million. Obviously, a 200-million-man army cannot come from these nations alone. In the light of China's cooperation with Iran and Syria (both openly and covertly), it appears to be fairly certain that China will league with Iran and Syria, somehow engaging Iraq and Turkey as well, to attempt to defeat Israel and the West. Their rabid anti-Zionism, anti-American hatred will not die, but will escalate into the worst conflagration in the history of human conflicts. Every day, the evidence mounts that China will be tightly leagued with Russia and many of the Islamic nations in a powerful new anti-Israel political and military alliance from which this 200-million-man army will ultimately come. - Ken Raggio
The essay "The Sixth Trumpet War of Revelation 9" presents a coalition of forces -- in particular, China, Russia, Iran, Syria and Turkey -- attacking Israel from the East at the sixth trumpet in a war before the battle of Armageddon. However, the war which begins at the sixth trumpet is the battle of Armageddon, when the heathen nations join forces to destroy Jerusalem. This coalition of forces, called Gog and Magog in the Bible, will prepare to attack the one-world government ruled from Jerusalem. It will be upon this scene, when the heathen nations are gathered in battle and surrounding Jerusalem, that Christ will return to deliver up His people. [The Church Will Be 'Raptured' at Armageddon]
The TRIBULATION is the time period in which the antiChrist tries to stamp out all other religions, and mainly Christianity, and to foist upon the world the worship of himself as God. The WRATH is the time period which DIRECTLY FOLLOWS THE TRIBULATION, in which the Lord returns to rescue His people from the antiChrist’s wicked and cruel clutches in the rapture, and then pours out His WRATH on him and his followers AFTER we are gone! [Source]
Across the world we are in a global financial meltdown with United Nations Climate Control Treaties designed to transfer trillions of dollars in wealth from the U.S., Great Britain, France, Australia, South America and Asian nations. We are on the precipice of a new world financial order, a cashless society and global government. So whenever you hear preaching and teaching or an emphasis on the theology of “social justice,” it is important to remember that this was introduced into the Church by a non-believer whose goal was globalization.
By Paul McGuire, PaulMcguire.com
April 15, 2009
Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has created the Tony Blair Faith Foundation to unify the world’s religions. Blair is especially interested in promoting the benefits of globalization to Christian churches.
There are a number of prominent American ministers who have endorsed his Tony Blair Faith Foundation with its emphasis on globalization or global government. In Revelation we read about this coming one world religion and the False Prophet who unites the world’s religions in order to bring peace to Planet Earth under the rule of Antichrist.
It is interesting that one of the primary focuses of the Tony Blair Faith Foundation is not only to unify the different religions, but to specifically promote the benefits of globalism or global government to evangelicals. A number of well known evangelical leaders have signed on board.
Tony Blair writes in his article seeking to Understand Faith and Globalization that “at a certain point each (religion) is in communion with each other.” So one would have to ask the question what is the communion between militant Islam, Judaism and Christianity? Suicide bombers? The often stated theology from militant Islam is death to Jews and Christians. So where is the communion?
Tony Blair says:
“The global community — 'it takes a village' as someone once coined it is upon us.”It is difficult to understand how Blair would not know that the “someone,” who coined the term “global village,” was the world famous Canadian communications theorist Marshall McLuhan. Blair goes on to say:
“Examine the impacts of globalization. For a moment right and wrongs. Just look at its affects.”Here in America we know the affects of globalization. We were told that NAFTA and GATT would bring enormous economic benefit to both Mexico and Canada. Americans lost jobs and entire industries packed up and moved out of the county. NAFTA and GATT were devastating to the Mexican worker, and the Canadians are unhappy about how it has hurt their economy.
Across the world we are in a global financial meltdown with United Nations Climate Control Treaties designed to transfer trillions of dollars in wealth from the U.S., Great Britain, France, Australia, South America and Asian nations.
The current economic crisis appears to be a planned crisis to bring in a globalized World Socialist government, which is what Tony Blair really seems to be promoting.
In order to accomplish that goal, there must be massive wealth redistribution and a consolidation of economic controls by some kind of new “International Federal Reserve System” or, as the world leaders are saying (as they are reading from the same script), “a new world financial order.”
The recent G20 Meetings in London were an elaborately staged production with world leaders posing and smiling in front of the cameras and all reading off the same page. Outside where carefully orchestrated demonstrators, financed by the same people who financed the meetings of world leaders inside the G20 Meeting. How can you say that, some people may ask? Because the exact same verbiage that was used inside the meeting was used by demonstrators outside of the meeting. The demonstrators and world leaders were both saying “capitalism is dead,” “world currency,” “a new world financial order” and so on. Even Hugo Chavez was reading from the same script when he called for a “new world order,” which was exactly what they were calling for inside the meeting.
But there is one small problem to their agenda. In order to bring in their new world financial order, new world order and global government, they have to get the churches and leaders of various religions on board. But, as Blair and his backers understand, getting “Evangelical Churches” to sign on to globalism is imperative because many of them are pro-Israel and exert a certain degree of influence over certain demographic groups.
Around 1919, when the League of Nations began to fail, the proponents of globalization recognized that one of the primary reasons they failed was that they did not get the Protestant Churches to go along with their program. The international banking interests behind the push to global government realized that they needed to sell the “Evangelical Church” on world government. So eventually they brought in a man named John Foster Dulles, whose brother was Allen Dulles, who was director of the CIA under Eisenhower and Kennedy. Allen Dulles was responsible for the highly sophisticated social engineering and “mind control programs” popularized in movies like the “Manchurian Candidate” and “The Bourne Identity.”
In 1937, John Foster Dulles strategically met with the heads of over 30 different denominations, along with prominent ministers and heads of seminaries. He had millions of dollars to finance his agenda, and his goal was to get “Evangelical Churches” on board with a world government through creating the theology of “social justice.” So whenever you hear preaching and teaching or an emphasis on the theology of “social justice,” it is important to remember that this was introduced into the Church by a non-believer whose goal was globalization.
We are on the precipice of a new world financial order, a cashless society and global government. Once again, the forces behind globalization understand that they need to recruit the churches in order to make the transition. The Tony Blair Faith Foundation, the prominent evangelical ministers, and religious leaders of other religions are part of globalization strategy. If you want to know where this all ultimately ends up, read Revelation chapter 13.
The Sierra Club, a Radical Environmentalist Group, Celebrates American Churches That Buy into Their WorldviewLeaders of a group that encourages evangelical Christians to care for the environment say the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico raises moral challenges for the country. The Revs. Jim Ball and Mitchell Hescox, leaders of the Evangelical Environmental Network, are visiting southern Louisiana to pray with people who have lost jobs because of the spill. Joining them is the Rev. Galen Carey of the National Association of Evangelicals. Ball says they took a boat ride off the coast Thursday and were saddened by sights of oil-spattered marshes where birds were nesting. He says the oil spill is a stain on the nation's stewardship of God's creation, and should inspire people of faith to embrace cleaner energy sources. Ball says how the nation responds to the disaster is a matter of values. - Evangelical Leaders Say Oil Spill Raises Moral Issues, Associated Press, June 17, 2010
May 20, 2010
This is a newsletter from the Sierra Club about faith groups going green in 2008. Some of them are no surprise, but one was a Birmingham, AL, apostolic bishop who was called a 'modern-day Noah'. Another was a Dr. Joel Hunter of Northland Church in Florida, his church was trying to reduce their carbon footprint in their sanctuary. Peachtree Baptist Church of Atlanta is offering a low carbon diet; another church, Vineyard Christian Fellowship of Boise, ID, worked directly with the Sierra Club on a stream restoration project and had an Environmental Stewardship Conference in 2007. Unfortunately, there are a few more like this in the publication.
Excerpt from the Sierra Club newsletter "FAITH IN ACTION: COMMUNITIES OF FAITH BRING HOPE FOR THE PLANET:"
For at least the last two decades, religious leaders and scholars of many traditions have been working to articulate specifically theological, moral and spiritual views on the environmental crisis, linking core religious values such as stewardship, justice, and concern for future generations with environmental concerns. The United Church of Christ (UCC) issued a roundbreaking report in 1987 documenting socioeconomic and racial disparities in the placement of toxic waste facilities throughout the United States, raising awareness about the connection between social justice and environmental concerns. In Pope John Paul II’s “World Day of Peace” message in 1990 he urged the world’s more than one billion Catholics to connect their belief in God as a creator with care for the environment.
Scientists also play a key role in this movement, calling on religious leaders for dialogue and assistance. In the early nineties, a coalition of some of the world’s most eminent Nobel Laureate scientists including Carl Sagan wrote an “Open Letter” to religious leaders in which they acknowledged the limits of science and technology alone to solve the world’s environmental problems. They described the environmental crisis as “intrinsically religious.” More recently, world renowned biologist and secular humanist E.O. Wilson published a book entitled “The Creation” in which he identifies science and religion as “the two most powerful forces in the world today” and concludes that they need each other to solve the burgeoning environmental crises. Breaking stereotypes and chipping away at historic tensions between scientific, environmental and religious communities, these scientists seek to bring together people of faith and good will around the world in efforts to protect the planet.
Also in the nineties, organizations in the United States like the National Religious Partnership for the Environment began to foster ongoing efforts among religious leaders including Jewish, Orthodox, mainline Protestant, Catholic, historic Black church communions and evangelical Christians. A decade later, the Interfaith Power and Light Campaign gained grassroots traction, forming partnerships with Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Unitarian and many other congregations around the country, while the 2002 “What Would Jesus Drive” Campaign earned major media attention.
Many factors have contributed to this so-called “greening of religion” movement, but none so much in recent years as the looming climate crisis. As the environmental implications of global warming and its disproportionate impact on the world’s poor become increasingly clear, religious leaders are speaking up. February 2006 marked a new era in the environmental conversation, when 86 evangelical Christian leaders signed the Evangelical Climate Initiative statement and called upon our nation’s leaders to address global warming. In early 2008, a group of leading Southern Baptists issued a statement calling for action on global warming and Pope Benedict urged Catholics to recognize pollution as a “sin.” All of these initiatives coalesce around a few key broadly shared principles: stewardship, justice and concern for “the poor,” and concern for one’s neighbor and future generations among them ...
In the face of unprecedented environmental challenges like global warming, people from all walks of life are coming together to make a difference. Many Sierra Club members also come to their environmental activism from a place of faith. In fact, almost half of Club members say that they attend worship services at least once per month. Sierra Club is engaged in active partnerships with communities of faith across the country and from nearly every faith tradition and spirituality to put their values into action. We believe that the magnitude of the challenges we face necessitates such collaboration ...
Sierra Club’s members and supporters are more than 1.3 million of your friends and neighbors. Inspired by nature, we work together to protect our communities and the planet. The Club is America’s oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization. No Sierra Club funds were used for any 501(c)4 legislative lobbying purposes.
Jesus Will Return to Deliver Up His People as the Nations Gather for the Battle of Armageddon
“The common enemy of humanity is man. In searching for a new enemy to unite us, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like would fit the bill. All these dangers are caused by human intervention, and it is only through changed attitudes and behavior that they can be overcome. The real enemy then, is humanity itself." - Club of RomeWhat is uniting the nations of the world? The manufactured fear of man-made global warming and a call for carbon taxes against the developed nations.
What has formed to fight this perceived global problem? The United Nations climate change conferences and climate control treaties. This 'green movement' is the new religion that will replace the monotheistic religions of Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
What will be the cataclysmic event that ushers in the one-world government prophesied in the Bible? It will be the destruction of 1/3 of the earth.
The Lord tells us that destruction will come upon the earth in the following forms: a great earthquake, sun turns black, moon turns blood red, stars fall to earth, sky rolls up like a scroll, every mountain and island moves out of its place [the sixth seal]; 1/3 of the trees will be burned up and all the green grass will be burned [hail and fire mingled with blood]; 1/3 of the sea will turn to blood, 1/3 of the sea creatures will die, and 1/3 of the ships will be destroyed [great mountain burning with fire cast into the sea]; 1/3 of the waters will be poisoned [great star falls from heaven]; and 1/3 of the sun and moon and stars will be darkened [the first four trumpets].
Will these events be caused by biological, chemical and nuclear weapons of war? Will these events be caused by attacks or the affects of natural disasters (earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, underwater landslides and other phenomenon) on nuclear power plants and deep-sea oil rigs? Will these events be caused by asteroids hitting the earth, magnetic pole shifts, or EMP (electro magnetic pulse) threats and solar storms? The mystery is yet to be revealed.
When the events that destroy 1/3 of the earth occur (the first four trumpets), the world will be in utter chaos. The devastated people of the world will embrace a one-world government that promises peace and security.
"Research points in the direction that an 'alien agenda' is on the government's table as one among many other options to ring in a one-world government and a one-world dictator. They want to create an 'outside threat' a fake alien invasion, so that the countries of this world will be willing to unite as one, to fight the 'threat' from outer space. If this succeeds, the Illuminati goal is completed. This is what the mass media is preparing us for; currently they are reporting on more UFO sightings than perhaps ever before." [Wes Penre, The Secret Order of the Illuminati (A Brief History of the Shadow Government), Illuminati-News.com, November 12, 1998 (Updated September 26, 2009)]However, the children of God will refuse to worship the one-world government, the beast that rises up from the earth and the sea; therefore, the world must rid itself of them. This war against the monotheistic religions cannot occur until the devil establishes his earthly throne in Jerusalem, showing himself that he is God. This occurs at the fifth trumpet, a five-month period before the sixth trumpet is sounded, when 1/3 of mankind is killed.
The "Iron Mountain Report" of 1963 discusses the transition from a war-time economy to a peace-time economy while keeping the masses under subjection and manufacturing a common enemy. A possible alien-threat scenario was envisioned in this report as a means to uniting the masses together against an alien invasion. Holograms and reports of 'UFO' sightings are being used to test the public's vulnerabilities and to manufacture belief in aliens. [cyrus1914, Project Bluebeam & Iron Mountain Report, truTV Message Board, October 31, 2010]
“UFO's and Aliens are part of the New World Order. They are benevolent beings which will aid mankind in attaining the goal of becoming one humanity. They will appear at the proper time to enable mankind to make that Quantum Leap of Collective Consciousness — when the Anti-Christ appears.” [Bill Lambert as quoted by David Bay of Cutting Edge Ministries, Five Steps of the Plan to Produce Antichrist, August 18, 1991]
"And I [John] saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to Him was given the key of the bottomless pit. 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. 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. 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. And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them. 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. And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions. 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. And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months. And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon. One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter" [the sixth and seventh trumpets]. (Revelation 9:1-12)What event will lead to the abomination of desolation at the fifth trumpet; that is, the devil standing in the holy place, showing himself that he is God?
Almost every nation is experiencing a collapse of its economy, for which there can be only a global solution. The only solution will be a world currency, which will be the final step in establishing a one-world government. The developed nations have been discussing a world currency for the past year or so, so we are fast approaching the end of sovereign nations. The establishment of a world currency will lead to a world government, which will be a socialist / communist / totalitarian / dictatorial government whose leader will be the devil incarnate.
Those who refuse to worship the beast, the one-world government and religion, most likely will be among the third part of men killed by the 200-million-man army described in the book of Revelation (the sixth trumpet).
"And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God, saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates. 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. 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. By these three was the third part of men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, and by the brimstone, which issued out of their mouths. For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails were like unto serpents, and had heads, and with them they do hurt. And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk: Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts." (Revelation (9:13-21)The union of all nations into a world government with a global currency and religion cannot possibly last. It will be only a matter of time before the heathen nations turn on the other nations under the control of the devil. Already we see military alliances between Russia and China, as well as other nations.
The following essay ("The Sixth Trumpet War of Revelation 9") presents a coalition of forces -- in particular, China, Russia, Iran, Syria and Turkey -- attacking Israel from the East at the sixth trumpet in a war before the battle of Armageddon. However, the war which begins at the sixth trumpet is the battle of Armageddon, when the heathen nations join forces to destroy Jerusalem. This coalition of forces, called Gog and Magog in the Bible, will prepare to attack the one-world government ruled from Jerusalem. It will be upon this scene, when the heathen nations are gathered in battle and surrounding Jerusalem, that Christ will return to deliver up His people.
"They shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake. And it shall turn to you for a testimony. Settle it therefore in your hearts, not to meditate before what ye shall answer: for I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to gainsay nor resist. And ye shall be betrayed both by parents, and brethren, and kinsfolks, and friends; and some of you shall they cause to be put to death. And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake. But there shall not an hair of your head perish. In your patience possess ye your souls." (Luke 21:12-19)Once the second woe (the sixth trumpet) is past, the third woe (the seventh trumpet and the return of Christ) comes quickly.
"And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation thereof is nigh. Then let them which are in Judaea flee to the mountains; and let them which are in the midst of it depart out; and let not them that are in the countries enter thereinto. For these be the days of vengeance, that all things which are written may be fulfilled. 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. And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled. And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; men's hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken. And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh." (Luke 21:20-28)
"And I will give power unto my two witnesses, and they shall prophesy a thousand two hundred and threescore days, clothed in sackcloth. These are the two olive trees, and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the earth. And if any man will hurt them, fire proceedeth out of their mouth, and devoureth their enemies: and if any man will hurt them, he must in this manner be killed. These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will. And when they shall have finished their testimony, the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them, and shall overcome them, and kill them. And their dead bodies shall lie in the street of the great city, which spiritually is called Sodom and Egypt, where also our Lord was crucified. And they of the people and kindreds and tongues and nations shall see their dead bodies three days and an half, and shall not suffer their dead bodies to be put in graves. And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth. And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them. And they heard a great voice from heaven saying unto them, Come up hither. And they ascended up to heaven in a cloud; and their enemies beheld them. And the same hour was there a great earthquake, and the tenth part of the city fell, and in the earthquake were slain of men seven thousand: and the remnant were affrighted, and gave glory to the God of heaven. (Revelation 11:3-13)It is at this point that Christ will return in the clouds of heaven to deliver up His people and to destroy by fire the devil's kingdom on earth.
The second woe is past; and, behold, the third woe cometh quickly. And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of His Christ; and He shall reign for ever and ever." (Revelation 11:14-15)
"And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon His head, and His face was as it were the sun, and His feet as pillars of fire." (Revelation 10:1)It will be a cloudy and dark day, and there will be a great earthquake and voices from heaven, and the temple of God will be opened in heaven; and there will be lightning, voices, thunder and great hail; the sun and moon will be darkened, the stars will fall from heaven, and heaven and earth will be shaken. The just will be resurrected for eternal life; the unjust will be resurrected for eternal damnation. God will pour out the seven vials of His wrath upon the earth; the last enemy to be destroyed will be Death, the great dragon, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan. And the Lord will create a new heaven and a new earth, and He will bring New Jerusalem down from heaven to earth, and He will reign with His people forever and ever.
Editor's Note: The following essay ("The Sixth Trumpet War of Revelation 9") presents a coalition of forces -- in particular, China, Russia, Iran, Syria and Turkey -- attacking Israel from the East at the sixth trumpet in a war before the battle of Armageddon. However, the war which begins at the sixth trumpet is the battle of Armageddon, when the heathen nations join forces to destroy Jerusalem. This coalition of forces, called Gog and Magog in the Bible, will prepare to attack the one-world government ruled from Jerusalem. It will be upon this scene, when the heathen nations are gathered in battle and surrounding Jerusalem, that Christ will return to deliver up His people.
By Ken Raggio, kenraggio.com
The seventh and last trumpet calls the saints of God to meet Jesus Christ in the air to attend with Him the battle of Armageddon, where He will triumph over all His enemies and establish His kingdom on earth.
A 200-Million-Man Army. 1/3 of Mankind Will Die.
"And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God, Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates. 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" (Revelation 9:13-16.)...In Revelation 8 and 9, John described seven "trumpets" of the end-time... In this spiritual revelation [at the sounding of the sixth trumpet], John saw the largest army ever assembled.
"I heard the number of them," he said. Two hundred million!That will be the largest army that has ever fought in the history of the world! Think about it! A 200-million-man army! And that army is scheduled to march very soon.
This incomprehensible battle, according to John, begins when four angels or spirits are loosed in the region of the Euphrates River. It is a horrible calamity that will kill fully one-third of the population of the earth -- more than two BILLION people!
Look at any map of the region to see the local nations that will be involved in this war. They are the nations touched by the Euphrates River: Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Iran. By no small coincidence, these are also the nations that are RIGHT NOW engaged in an escalating war against Israel and the West. This prophecy describes a coalition of nations that will almost certainly include China and Russia and several other Muslim nations of the Middle East.
The Sixth Trumpet War begins along the Euphrates River. The Euphrates originates in Turkey, and flows through Syria and Iraq. Then it converges with the Tigris River, which then borders IRAN. Anyone who hears the daily news should know that these four nations are extremely volatile trouble spots for military conflicts nowadays. The prophecies even imply that the nation of Iraq, once controlled by the regime of Saddam Hussein, will be a notable part of this final showdown. The presence of radical Shia and Sunni Moslems, plus Al Qaeda and Hezbollah throughout this region guarantees that there will continue to be increasing hostilities.
The population of these countries today is: Turkey -- 77 million; Syria -- 19.4 million; Iraq -- 29 million; Iran -- 70 million. The total population of that region is 195.4 million. Obviously, a 200-million-man army cannot come from these nations alone.
Many Bible students have for decades suspected that the 200-million-man army would come from China. Chairman Mao boasted in the 1960s of an army of two hundred million men. Until the Islamo-fascist uprising of recent years began, it seemed that no other nation on earth could accomplish that feat.
Admittedly, radical Islamic extremism might now be capable of calling a 200-million-man army, but at this time it seems highly unlikely. In the light of China's cooperation with Iran and Syria (both openly and covertly), it appears to be fairly certain that China will league with Iran and Syria, somehow engaging Iraq and Turkey as well, to attempt to defeat Israel and the West. The entire international community is familiar with the loathings of radical Islamic fundamentalists who scream "Death to Israel! Death to the United States!" Their rabid anti-Zionism, anti-American hatred will not die, but will escalate into the worst conflagration in the history of human conflicts.
Every day, the evidence mounts that China will be tightly leagued with Russia and many of the Islamic nations in a powerful new anti-Israel political and military alliance from which this 200-million-man army will ultimately come.
I will show that actual alliance to you in this article. I will show you HARD EVIDENCE that there IS, right now, a massive coalition forming between these very nations just mentioned with China, Russia and several extremist Islamo-fascist nations in that neighborhood.
China possesses the worlds’ largest conventional, low-tech army. China could, at least theoretically, easily engage the largest army of foot-soldiers in the history of the world. The combination of its own interests in competing with the West for OIL DOMINANCE in that region, and winning the good will of the oil-rich Muslim nations there, is already spelling the creation of a POWERFUL POLITICAL AND MILITARY AXIS between China and the Muslim nations.
The Bible foretells the last and final march of "the Kings of the East," immediately before Armageddon. I believe that coalition is being formed right now. The SHANGHAI COOPERATION ORGANIZATION (SCO) might be described as the Eastern powers' emerging answer to the Western NATO alliance.
The SCO was founded in Shanghai, China in 2001. It is, above all, a cooperation between China and Russia, with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan as members. More significantly, however, (with regards to Bible prophecy) is the SCO "observer status" of IRAN, PAKISTAN, India and Mongolia. As of October 2008, Russian and China have voiced approval to make Iran a permanent member of the SCO.
Iran and Pakistan are hotbeds of Islamo-fascist extremists, including Al Qaeda, led by Osama Bin Laden, and the terrorist Iranian Revolutionary Guard, which supports the enormous terrorist extremists, Hezbollah. Together, they are Israel's public enemy Number One.
Pakistan is arguably the most explosive political situation in the world today. It is a nuclear-empowered country that is in grave danger of falling into the hands of the likes of the Taliban and Osama Bin Laden. For more commentary on this situation, please read my brand new article on PAKISTAN IN BIBLE PROPHECY.
This is a convoluted mess. On one hand, it seems impossible to predict what may happen when these nations join forces, but I can't see how it can possibly be good news for either Israel or the United States and Western democracy.
It seems inevitable (to me) that China, Russia, Iran, Syria, perhaps Pakistan and Afghanistan will team up to finally squash the entire Zionist and American presence in the Middle East. This would definitely fit the description of the SIXTH TRUMPET WAR!! And it is ESCALATING even as we speak!
On February 26, 2008, the Parliament Speaker of Kyrgyzstan, Adahan Madumarov, proposed that the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) should form a Parliament Assembly. This is a MAJOR, MAJOR news development! His proposal was submitted to the President of the SCO, Kurmanbek Bakiev, who welcomed the initiative.
What is the significance of the SCO forming a Parliament? It will consolidate the Communist/Islamic nations of the East in the most formidable new political entity on planet earth. It will catapult the SCO into the world league of powers and almost instantly place it into the same ballpark as the European Union and NATO. This new non-democratic, communistic, pro-Muslim, anti-Semitic, anti-Western, anti-NATO Parliament is destined to change the face of world politics dramatically.
For the first time in history, there will be a unified Parliament representing a conglomeration of Russia, China, Kazakhstan (a nation scarcely known in the west, yet four times the size of Texas), and several central Asian communist-Islamic nations, AND Iran, Pakistan and maybe even, eventually, Afghanistan. The SCO threatens to be the biggest challenge ever to Western Democratic ideology and politic.
But most significantly, it is what the SCO represents in the context of Bible prophecy. The SCO may quickly rise up to be the political and military beast that finally comes to the Middle East to crush Israel. Don't miss that point!
Do not forget that these nations are the homeland to the world's most oppressive and despotic governments. Furthermore, several of them are the host nations for the world's worst terrorist organizations such as Al Qaeda and the Taliban. These nations share massive "underground" networks trafficking opium, heroin, and other illicit drugs that support the terrorist organizations. Their drug lords and mafia-like war-lords wield enormous power in these countries. Additionally, illicit arms traders in both China and the Muslim nations where the Taliban and Al Qaeda operate could easily provide all the missing links to a Sixth Trumpet scenario.
If and when this happens, it could very easily fulfill all the prophecies of the Sixth Trumpet War.
Only God knows the potential holocausts that could ensue if Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan or Syria drag China into the fray. If a nuclear war breaks out, the entire Middle East could easily go up in smoke.
Four Spirits Loosed in the Euphrates
Revelation 9:14 speaks of four spirits being loosed in the area of the Euphrates River, which runs through Iraq. In verse 15,
"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."The very next verse introduces the 200,000,000-man army. I believe that the FOUR HORSES of Zechariah 6 and Revelation 6 are those four spirits that break out into war around the Euphrates. The American Standard Version calls them the four spirits that "patrol the earth."
The forces of Capitalism, Communism, Catholicism and Islam are converging RIGHT NOW on the Middle East. This unspeakably horrific SIXTH TRUMPET War is developing RIGHT NOW as a CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS between Capitalism, Communism, Catholicism and Islam in the area of the Euphrates River. It is NOT going to be pretty, but it IS going to fulfill Bible Prophecy, and it IS going to IMMEDIATELY PRECEED the coming of the Lord Jesus Christ at Armageddon.
What will precipitate a battle of such magnitude? What could be the motive behind a 200-million-man army marching into the Middle East?
The West's military industrial complex has produced a menagerie of today’s sophisticated weaponry: stealth jets, intercontinental ballistic missiles, tanks, high-tech warfare tools as spy satellites, reconnaissance planes, aircraft carriers, and more. That hardly prepares them for a massive conventional ground warfare (old-fashioned foot soldiers) of this magnitude.
In these days of exorbitant oil and gas prices, and talk of shortages and energy dependence, and cries of "drill here, drill now," China's explosive economic growth is a cause for grave concern.
China's need for oil is growing at a staggering pace. The Middle East is the most likely place for China to get its oil, and it will get it, if necessary, by force. The Euphrates region is fabulously oil-rich. China has a long history of co-operation with Iran and Syria, economically, politically and militarily. Every day, China has more incentive for forming stronger alliances with the oil-rich Muslim nations.
These alliances will come with increasing threats to the West. Any new links between China and the Muslim world will invariably smack of anti-Semitic and anti-Western hostilities.
China has already demonstrated to the world its eagerness to act swiftly in matters pertaining to political upheavals among its neighbors. Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tibet, Korea, Cambodia, and Vietnam have all felt Beijing breathing down their necks in modern times.
China strongly desires to maintain and expand dominance in the Asian community. (The Gulf War, however, may have taught them a painful lesson about what happens when modern warfare is waged with the advanced weaponry of Western powers against outdated weaponry such as theirs.)
China has conducted nuclear testing more recently than the other superpowers, and appears anxious to flex its muscles to assert its presence in the region. They conducted intimidating military exercises against Hong Kong during its transition from British rule to Chinese.
New threats are developing in the region.
In November 1997, unexpected election results in Taiwan raised the possibility of an international crisis. The old communist KMT government was suddenly unseated by the Democratic Progressive Party, and the consensus was boiling to declare independence from Beijing. Eight of Washington’s elite military and diplomatic personalities were rushed to the region to try to diffuse any potential flare-up of tensions from Beijing.
The United States has recurrently warned China not to interfere with Taiwan, and China has recurrently warned the United States not to interfere. Obviously, the risk of serious trouble is running pretty high.
But the real showdown between China and the West may end up being in the Middle East if and when the Muslim world enlists China's assistance in the anti-American, anti-Israeli confrontation. The record shows that China has already been engaged in illicit sales of nuclear armaments to Muslim nations. Many of the Muslim nations in the Middle East are client states of China. The de facto alliance already exists. Both China and the Muslim nations have a similar interest in maintaining control of the oilfields of the Middle East. It may be that China joins with the Muslim nations in a cataclysmic confrontation with both Israel and the West in the near future, probably over the oil wealth of that region.
Nuclear Powers in India and Pakistan
In the summer of 1998, both India and Pakistan conducted Nuclear testing in their countries. Meanwhile, China, in July 1998, deployed six new ICBMs, loaded with nuclear warheads. That adds to 14 others that were already deployed. While the United States is certainly one of their perceived enemies, no one can deny that the entire Asian region is a hotbed of potential conflict. CHINA, PAKISTAN, and INDIA are all potential nuclear forces to be feared.
Most alarming, is the possibility that a nuclear showdown between these nations could EASILY KILL ONE-THIRD of humanity. There are 2.68 BILLION people living in the region.
That could easily become a fulfillment of the prophecy of Revelation 9:15,
"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."The very next verse introduces the 200,000,000-man army (presumably China and its coalition partners).
Many Asian leaders hold the view that the United States must remain politically, economically, and militarily engaged in the Asian-Pacific to ensure stability. Others believe, however, that the US will ultimately withdraw, leading to regional instability. Consequently, many countries are attempting to forge new ties with the United States.
A TWIST: China has "New World Order" connections.
China's former Premier, Zhu Rongi, a radical reformer, was elected with a mandate to save the nation's industry and banks from collapse. Zhu's strategy included reorganizing the central bank along the lines of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Some students of prophecy would recognize the connection with behind-the-scenes international banking forces. This suggests that China is moving toward compliance with, and may actually be complicit with, New World Order operatives (i.e., Big Brother).
As China acquires more and more clout in the East, via the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and other agreements, we could quickly see a shift in dominance at the United Nations Security Council, weighing heavily against the United States. China may become increasingly active in the UN Security Council (photo), and ultimately dominate the UN strategy in a Middle East showdown. As long as China holds its seat there (and its veto power), its power should never be underestimated!
HERE IS AN INTERESTING ASIDE, for what it's worth:
Revelation 9:17 says,
"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."Do these colors reveal the powers behind a 200-million-man army?
I will remind you that global politics, however influential, are nevertheless subservient to global economics.
Let me state that in other terms. Before you get TOO worried about who will win the struggles between CAPITALISTS and COMMUNISTS, remember that BOTH SIDES are controlled by Central Banks and the International Banking System. Remember Mayer Amschel Bauer Rothschild's historic, albeit infamous statement in 1791:
"Allow me to issue and control a nation's currency, and I care not who makes its laws."With that, let me remind you that the New World Order rules the world through the banking system, chiefly the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland. This means that they control capitalist nations, communist nations, Muslim nations and Christian nations all the same. By further deduction, the NWO rules the central banks in the US, CHINA, IRAN and ISRAEL all the same. (For what it's worth, the President of Israel, Shimon Peres, is a SOCIALIST.)
I know that a lot of people cringe at such "conspiracy theory babble" but there can be no denying -- through the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Bank of International Settlements, the World Trade Organization and a hodge-podge of other extremely powerful international financial institutions -- that every nation on earth has become a slave to the money-mongers. Whether you want to believe it or not, the international bankers truly rule the world.
With that said, I am going to also remind you that the Bible prophesies that the seven-headed, ten-horned beast of Revelation (representing the Antichrist, the Mark of the Beast, and World Government) was SCARLET. That means RED. That means SOCIALISTIC. Expect the end-time World Government to be entirely Socialist. That spells GLOBAL SOCIALISM.
In a word, the New World Order fully intends to paint the globe RED -- Socialist. That means that America is NOT going to succeed at turning the Middle East into a Democratic Republic. That means that SOCIALIST COMMUNISTS are going to prevail in the Middle East.
Do not be surprised to see the New World Order marching a SOCIALIST / COMMUNIST army into the Middle East to "settle" all the conflicts.
Two major Bible prophecies support this conclusion:
- 200 million men (Chinese or Islamic) attack from the EAST
- The GOG-MAGOG (Russian) Army attacks from the NORTH (Ezekiel 37)
Revelation 9:17 says,
"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."The COLORS of these breastplates (shields) were RED, BLUE and YELLOW:
- Brimstone- YELLOW
The shield and colors of the Rothschild family on their coat of arms is BLUE and YELLOW. China is firmly controlled by a sophisticated Central Banking system that is fully compliant with the Bank for International Settlements in essentially the very same way as the US Federal Reserve controls America.
Was John telling us that the 200 million soldiers would be marching under the NEW WORLD ORDER colors? Or New World Order directives? Can it be that the secretive New World Order will use these primitive conventional means of warfare to attempt to crush the Middle East and convert it entirely to Socialism? I think so. But this Sixth Trumpet War may be intended for a much larger purpose than crushing Israel. This may be America's last stand.
The Sixth Trumpet War may spell the end of America's democratic republic. This may ultimately spell the overthrow of America by world-wide socialism. Don't say it can never happen.
Additional support for that theory comes from the fact that China has recently overhauled the Central Bank. The Central Bank is Big Brother’s number one power tool over any government. That indicates the increasing control of the New World Order gang, even inside the Great Wall.
Simply put, the entire NEW WORLD ORDER is headed for Scarlet-colored Socialism (including America) that will be complicit with Islam in rising up ominously against Israel. The pro-Israel American stance that was the hallmark of the 20th Century will be forever gone. Israel is destined, by prophecy, to see all the nations of the world come against her to destroy her. THAT is when Jesus will come.
In case you do not understand what I have just said, let me say it plainly. The Sixth Trumpet War (in which two billion people will die) may be won by Communism and Islam (from Russia, China, and Iran), and Capitalism and Christianity may be sorely defeated (a devastating American defeat) just before Jesus comes to turn the tide at Armageddon.
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Nukes, Nukes and More Nukes
The Four Horsemen of Revelation
Spirits! An Expose' of the World's Major Religions
Babylon Will Die Drunk!
SOCIALISM: The Scarlet Red Beast
Albert Pike received a vision, which he described in a letter that he wrote to Mazzini, dated August 15, 1871. This letter graphically outlined plans for three world wars that were seen as necessary to bring about the One World Order, and we can marvel at how accurately it has predicted events that have already taken place.
Pike's Letter to Mazzini
It is a commonly believed fallacy that for a short time, the Pike letter to Mazzini was on display in the British Museum Library in London, and it was copied by William Guy Carr, former Intelligence Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy. The British Library has confirmed in writing to me that such a document has never been in their possession. Furthermore, in Carr's book, Satan, Prince of this World, Carr includes the following footnote:
"The Keeper of Manuscripts recently informed the author that this letter is NOT catalogued in the British Museum Library. It seems strange that a man of Cardinal Rodriguez's knowledge should have said that it WAS in 1925".It appears that Carr learned about this letter from Cardinal Caro y Rodriguez of Santiago, Chile, who wrote The Mystery of Freemasonry Unveiled.
To date, no conclusive proof exists to show that this letter was ever written. Nevertheless, the letter is widely quoted and the topic of much discussion.
Following are apparently extracts of the letter, showing how Three World Wars have been planned for many generations.
"The First World War must be brought about in order to permit the Illuminati to overthrow the power of the Czars in Russia and of making that country a fortress of atheistic Communism. The divergences caused by the "agentur" (agents) of the Illuminati between the British and Germanic Empires will be used to foment this war. At the end of the war, Communism will be built and used in order to destroy the other governments and in order to weaken the religions."Students of history will recognize that the political alliances of England on one side and Germany on the other, forged between 1871 and 1898 by Otto von Bismarck, co-conspirator of Albert Pike, were instrumental in bringing about the First World War.
"The Second World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences between the Fascists and the political Zionists. This war must be brought about so that Nazism is destroyed and that the political Zionism be strong enough to institute a sovereign state of Israel in Palestine. During the Second World War, International Communism must become strong enough in order to balance Christendom, which would be then restrained and held in check until the time when we would need it for the final social cataclysm."After this Second World War, Communism was made strong enough to begin taking over weaker governments. In 1945, at the Potsdam Conference between Truman, Churchill, and Stalin, a large portion of Europe was simply handed over to Russia, and on the other side of the world, the aftermath of the war with Japan helped to sweep the tide of Communism into China.
(Readers who argue that the terms Nazism and Zionism were not known in 1871 should remember that the Illuminati invented both these movements. In addition, Communism as an ideology, and as a coined phrase, originates in France during the Revolution. In 1785, Restif coined the phrase four years before revolution broke out. Restif and Babeuf, in turn, were influenced by Rousseau -- as was the most famous conspirator of them all, Adam Weishaupt.)
"The Third World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences caused by the "agentur" of the "Illuminati" between the political Zionists and the leaders of Islamic World. The war must be conducted in such a way that Islam (the Moslem Arabic World) and political Zionism (the State of Israel) mutually destroy each other.Since the terrorist attacks of Sept 11, 2001, world events, and in particular in the Middle East, show a growing unrest and instability between Modern Zionism and the Arabic World. This is completely in line with the call for a Third World War to be fought between the two and their allies on both sides. This Third World War is still to come, and recent events show us that it is not far off.
Meanwhile the other nations, once more divided on this issue, will be constrained to fight to the point of complete physical, moral, spiritual and economical exhaustion…
We shall unleash the Nihilists and the atheists, and we shall provoke a formidable social cataclysm which, in all its horror, will show clearly to the nations the effect of absolute atheism, origin of savagery and of the most bloody turmoil. Then everywhere, the citizens, obliged to defend themselves against the world minority of revolutionaries, will exterminate those destroyers of civilization, and the multitude, disillusioned with Christianity, whose deistic spirits will from that moment be without compass or direction, anxious for an ideal, but without knowing where to render its adoration, will receive the true light through the universal manifestation of the pure doctrine of Lucifer, brought finally out in the public view.
This manifestation will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time."
Premillennialism is the notion that Jesus will return to this earth before he commences a 1000-year reign on David’s throne in Jerusalem. Premillennialism, and its theological sister, dispensationalism, argue that in connection with the second coming of Christ, God intends to reestablish a Jewish kingdom in Palestine. The doctrine contends that there is yet a purpose to be served by physical Israel.
Dispensationalists allege that in the “seven-year tribulation period,” just prior to Christ’s “millennial reign,” God will restore the Jews to Palestine and a national conversion of the Hebrew people will occur. It is not claimed that every Jew will be won to Christ; however, such vast multitudes will be saved—numbers proportionate to Israel’s tragic fall—that it is appropriate to refer to the phenomenon as a “national” conversion.
One writer describes this so-called “restoration” as follows:
The same prophets who predicted the world-wide exile and persecution of the Jews also predicted their restoration as a nation. . . This restoration was to come about in the general time of the climactic seven-year countdown and its finale—the personal appearance of the Messiah to deliver the new state from destruction (Lindsey 1970, 37-38).The foregoing theory is quite erroneous in that it repudiates numerous fundamental Bible truths. Further, it is exceedingly dangerous in that it offers a false hope to Jews. Walvoord, a millennialist, says that:
“This hope of restoration has sustained the Jews through 1900 years of struggle” (1974, 76).This “hope” has been grossly misplaced—thanks, in part at least, to millennialists.
Israel in the Divine plan
A balanced study of the nation of Israel must include at least four elements: the selection, testing, rejection, and replacement of the Jewish people.
Almost 2000 years before the birth of Christ, Jehovah selected Abraham to be the founder of a new nation. It was declared that through him a seed would come by whom all peoples of the earth would be blessed (cf. Genesis 12:1-3; 22:17-18). Several centuries later, Abraham’s offspring were delivered from an era of bondage in Egypt. They were given a special law and ritualistic system of worship which were designed to separate them from the other nations of the world (Exodus 19:5-6; cf. Ephesians 2:14). All of this, of course, was in view of the coming Messiah (cf. Galatians 3:24-25; Hebrews 9:1-10).
For some 1500 years the Lord God attempted to cultivate the nation of Israel in preparation for the first advent of the Lord Jesus. It was a constant struggle to get the Hebrews to maintain a semblance of fidelity. They grossly violated the law, frequently went after “strange gods,” and they viciously persecuted the prophets that Jehovah sent to call them to repentance. Jeremiah summarized the history of the Israelite people when he charged that they did “nothing” of all that Jehovah commanded them (32:23).
Because of the accelerating rebellion of the nation, consummated by the murder of Jesus Christ, God rejected the Hebrew people. Inexcusably, the Jews rejected their own Messiah; accordingly, Jehovah repudiated that nation and determined to scatter them as dust (Matthew 21:44). Thus, in the providence of God, the Roman armies came against Palestine in A.D. 70, and Judaism was destroyed (cf. Matthew 22:7; 24:1-34); the Jewish “vessel” was smashed, and it cannot be put back together (cf. Jeremiah 19:11). According to Josephus, some 1.1 million Hebrews were slaughtered, and thousands were taken into slavery. All Jewish records were lost in that holocaust. Today, there is not a single Jew who knows his tribal ancestry (McClintock and Strong 1969, 771). The physical nation of Israel is dead. The “Jews” that make up the State of Israel today (less than 25 percent of the world Jewish population) cannot legitimately be called a “nation.”
As a consequence of Israel’s rejection of the Messiah, God has replaced physical Israel with a new nation, spiritual Israel. Today, the “Jew” is not one who is so physically, but one who is so inwardly, i.e., spiritually (Romans 2:28-29). In this age, those who submit to the gospel plan of redemption—whether Jew or Gentile (Romans 1:16)—become children of God, and thus are constituted as the true “seed of Abraham” (Galatians 3:26-29).
Errors of the Premillennial View Regarding the Nation of Israel
In view of the foregoing considerations, the following factors clearly indicate that the premillennial view of the nation of Israel is erroneous, and it should be rejected by conscientious students of the Bible.
First, it is a reflection upon the benevolent character of Jehovah to suggest that he intended to perpetually favor one nation over all others. Such a notion is at variance with the multiple Bible affirmations which assert the universal love of God, and his just, impartial disposition with reference to the whole human family (cf. Genesis 12:3; Psalm 145:9; Acts 10:34-35).
Second, the premillennial dogma ignores the fact that God’s initial selection of the Hebrew people, and the acquisition of the land of Canaan, was preparatory to the coming Christ. Jehovah employed the Jewish nation as a medium for the introduction of Christ into the world. Now that the Messianic mission has been accomplished, the role of “national Israel” no longer exists (cf. Galatians 3:24-25). That “middle wall of partition,” designed to isolate Israel from the nations, has been broken down (Ephesians 2:14). It was abrogated at the cross (Colossians 2:14). From the divine viewpoint, old physical Israel has passed away. It has been superseded by a new Israel.
Third, the Old Testament makes it abundantly clear that Israel’s favor with Jehovah, even under the Mosaic regime, was conditional.
And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of Jehovah thy God, to observe to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that Jehovah thy God will set thee on high above all the nations of the earth (Deuteronomy 28:1).The Hebrews were constantly warned of the consequences of disobedience (cf. 28:15ff). They could be disinherited as a nation (Numbers 14:12) and disfranchised of their land (Joshua 23:13,16). The truth is, there are about as many Old Testament warnings to Israel as there are promises!
Fourth, there is not a solitary New Testament passage which speaks of the restoration of national Israel and the reinstitution of Judaistic ritualism, etc. The Old Testament prophecies which predict the literal return of the Hebrews to Palestine were fulfilled in the Jews’ release from political captivity (cf. Jeremiah 29:10; Ezra 1:1). Other predictions, which speak of a “restoration” of Israel, refer to a spiritual restoration (to God, not Palestine—cf. Isaiah 49:5) through Jehovah’s servant, Christ. [Note: Sometimes this spiritual restoration to God, through the redemptive work of Christ, is symbolically viewed in terms of the rebuilding of Jerusalem, etc. (cf. Jeremiah 31:38-40).] This blessing was for Jew and Gentile alike. Study carefully Isaiah 49:5ff, and note Paul’s use of this context in the New Testament (Acts 13:47; 2 Corinthians 6:2).
Fifth, there are many New Testament passages which portray a tragic future for physical Israel, with no hint of a national restoration.
Prophetic Pronouncements Concerning Israel
Like modern millennialists, there were Jews of old who felt that there was intrinsic virtue in being a physical descendant of Abraham (cf. John 8:39). John the Baptizer informed them, however, that God was able to use stones in raising up seed to the patriarch. He then warned:
“And even now the axe lieth at the root of the trees” (Matthew 3:10).The context focuses upon a threatened “wrath to come” (v. 7), which would find its nearest application in the destruction of the Jewish nation by the Romans in A.D. 70. Now here is a vital point. When a tree is cut down, there is hope that it will sprout again, provided its stump or roots remain (cf. Job 14:7,8; Isaiah 11:1). But when the axe is laid at the root, where is the hope of restoration? There simply is none!
Christ once pronounced a curse upon a barren fig tree near Jerusalem. The tree served as an apt illustration of fruitless national Israel. Jesus declared:
“Let there be no fruit from thee henceforth for ever” (Matthew 21:19).Where is the hope in that? Later, on that same Tuesday, just prior to Friday’s crucifixion, the Lord announced to the Jews,
“The kingdom of God shall be taken away from you, and shall be given to a nation bringing forth the fruits thereof” (21:43).In other words, barren national Israel would be replaced by fruitful spiritual Israel, the church (cf. 1 Peter 2:9; Galatians 6:16).
In the parable of the marriage of the king’s son, Jesus spoke concerning those who spurned the royal invitation. It was prophesied that the king (God) would send his armies (the Romans), and destroy those murderers (the Jews), and burn their city (Jerusalem). Why? They “were [imperfect tense—sustained state] not worthy” (Matthew 22:1-8). Is there any suggestion of restoration there? Later, in 23:38, Christ warned:
“Behold, your house is left unto you desolate.”The term “house,” as Bloomfield notes, refers not merely to the temple alone, but to the whole Jewish nation, especially its metropolis (1837, 116). “Left desolate” has a note of finality about it.
In the parable of the barren fig tree (Luke 13:6-9), it is suggested that fruitless Israel would be soon cut down.
“This parable gives Israel to know that its life is only a respite, and that this respite is nearing its end” (Godet 1879, 119).There is no suggestion that the “tree” would spring up again. Strange indeed—if millennialism is true.
In another parable, uttered shortly before his death, Jesus depicted himself as a nobleman who was going into a far country (heaven) to receive for himself a kingdom (the church). Later, he would return (the second coming). However, while he was in that distant land, his citizens (the Jews) hated him (imperfect tense—abiding hatred) and sent this message to him:
“We will not [present tense—continued determination] that [you] reign over us” (Luke 19:14).Even millennialists admit that this refers to the Jewish rejection of Christ (Martin 1983, 252). Without the remotest suggestion that there would be an alteration of this hateful Jewish disposition, the nobleman, “when he was come back” (v. 15), characterized these citizens as his “enemies,” and commanded they be slain (v. 27). The language describes “the state of rejection in which [the Jews] are plunged till the Lord’s return” (Godet 1879, 223).
In yet another parable, Jesus foretold Israel’s rejection of the gospel, and the subsequent success of the kingdom of heaven among the Gentiles. Of those stubborn Jews, he declared:
“[N]one of those men who were bidden shall taste of my supper” (Luke 14:24). This refers, of course, to the Jewish majority that refused the gospel (a remnant accepted the invitation—cf. Romans 11:5).Why did not the Lord give some clue that eventually there would be a massive Jewish acceptance of his invitation?
In Luke’s account of the Olivet discourse, Christ, alluding to Jerusalem’s impending destruction, declared that the city would be “trodden down of the Gentiles, until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled” (Luke 21:24). The term “trodden down” is a present tense participle, suggesting prolonged hardships (though not necessarily uninterrupted) for Jerusalem (and what she represented—the nation). This oppression was to continue until the “times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.” The phrase “times of the Gentiles” is an expression for the current age. It implies a “times of the Jews” (i.e., the Mosaic period).
For fifteen centuries the Hebrews were Jehovah’s special people—an era which might be appropriately termed “the times of the Jews.” When they rejected the Messiah, that age of prominence (called a “reign”—Matthew 21:43) ended. It was superseded by “the times of the Gentiles”—the Christian age. It is clear that Israel is to be the recipient of divine retribution throughout the Christian era.
Millennialists argue, however, that Jerusalem was to be trodden down only “until” the times of the Gentiles is fulfilled. After that time, they contend, Jerusalem will be exalted to her former glory. The key word in their argument is “until” (Greek, achri). Premillennialists assume the term has a temporal implication in Luke 21:24, thus implying a reversal of events after the time specified. But the assumption is unwarranted. The term achri frequently has a terminal thrust in the New Testament. Consider, for example, Revelation 2:25, where Christ sought to encourage the saints at Thyatira:
“[T]hat which ye have, hold fast till I come.”Does this suggest that these Christians will relinquish their blessings when he comes? Of course not. Similarly, just because the Lord declared that Jerusalem would be trodden down until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled, that does not imply that, following “the times of the Gentiles,” the city would be restored to some sort of divine glory. Proof for such a theory will have to be found somewhere other than in the word “until.” The truth of the matter is, God’s wrath has come upon Israel “to the uttermost” (1 Thessalonians 2:16).
In his letter to the Romans, Paul contends that “a hardening in part hath befallen Israel, until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in” (11:25). There are several important matters that need to be noted here. First, the “hardening” was the Jewish disbelief in Christ. Second, the “in part” suggests that this lack of faith was characteristic of only a portion of the nation; there was a remnant that did believe (cf. 9:27; 11:5,14). Third, the verb “hath befallen” is a perfect tense form, stressing the abiding nature of that hardness—until the fulness of the Gentiles comes in. Fourth, “fulness of the Gentiles” simply denotes the accomplishment of Jehovah’s purpose among the Gentiles (or the “nations”). In other words, Israel’s hardness will remain until the end of the present dispensation. As B.M. Christiansen comments:
“This partial hardening will continue throughout the time of the Gentiles, i.e., until Christ’s return” (cf. Lenski 1961, 174).Since the hardening of Israel was not total, but only “in part,” there was/is still hope that many Jews may be saved. But how will the Jews be saved? They will be saved by their acceptance of the gospel (Romans 10:12-16), and their surrender to the Deliverer from Zion (11:26). This provides the correct meaning of “so all Israel shall be saved.” The word “so” is an adverb of manner, meaning, “in this way.” Hence, it is in this way (the way of obeying Christ) that all Israel (who are saved) shall be saved. This passage does not affirm a nation-wide conversion of the people of Israel.
The theory that Paul expected a mass conversion of Israel is flawed on several accounts:
- It contradicts his entire line of argument in Romans 9-11.
- It leaves as inexplicable the throbbing anguish for his brethren in the flesh, which saturates this entire section. For instance, Paul writes: “For I could wish [potential imperfect—”I kept being on point of wishing"] that I myself were anathema from Christ for my brethren’s sake, my kinsmen according to the flesh" (Romans 9:3). Why—if he knew that a national conversion of Israel was an ultimate reality?
The premillennial concept of the “nation of Israel” is clearly erroneous. There is no promise of a national conversion of Israel in the Bible. The gospel is still God’s power to save both Jew and Greek (Romans 1:16), and all who possess hearts that are “honest and good” (Luke 8: 15) will accept it. The only “hope” for Israel is in the cross of Christ (see Acts 26:6-23).
When we wake up to hear the incredible and fantastic worst case has already happened -- as we have these last few weeks with Japan’s own major accident -- or later because of operator error, or even in the shape of purposeful military or terror attack on large civil nuclear installations, it will be too late -- much too late.
Nuclear accidents, nuclear weapons production, and financial disaster triggered by the nuclear subprime asset bubble now under way are direct challenges to the existence of nation states.
The reality of dirty bomb capability for each and every large sized reactor anywhere on earth is stoically denied.
When, or if, large reactors and nuclear installations are hit… conventional war is finished. Almost no nuclear reactor of any kind will resist entirely conventional ballistic missiles, conventional artillery shells, conventional anti-tank and anti-building munitions, and infantry launched or drone launched missiles. The reality is inescapable. Any nation with sizeable nuclear installations on its home territory is vulnerable to devastating attack using entirely conventional, non-nuclear weapons of the type possessed by dozens of states and nations today.
Who will look after nuclear-power-using states when they have suffered economic, political and social meltdown in civil, international, or terror wars? Who can step in to prevent worst-case damage to all the nation’s nuclear plants and fuel facilities? The fully globalized economy is described by many as a certain death sentence for the nation state.
By Andrew McKillop, 21st Century Wire
March 25, 2011
What the atomic energy lobby calls The Nuclear Renaissance is advance warning of uncontrolled and runaway financial and economic disaster.
The so-called ‘Nuclear Renaissance’ could or might see as many as 225 new large-size reactors built in as many as 45 countries, through 2010-2020. World uranium demand -- already at least 20 percent more than uranium mine supply -- could almost double in the same period.
Presently almost unknown to the public and ignored by the media, national security and even the concept and present reality of nation states is under threat. Nuclear accidents, nuclear weapons production, and financial disaster triggered by the nuclear subprime asset bubble now under way are direct challenges to the existence of nation states.
Nuclear power has ever less credibility as its costs spiral upward, pumping ever growing amounts of taxpayers’ money to feed the beast in every country treading the nuclear path, as is shown by any rational analysis of the nuclear industry’s energy and economic facts. But the real strategic role of civil nuclear power, despite it being able to yield nuclear weapons in “a few screwdriver turns”, is now economic and financial.
Fast increasing numbers of civil reactors, uranium mines, fuel fabrication and reprocessing plants, waste fuel centres and “plutonium repositories” across the world have generated a surge of political and corporate, economic and finance sector elite support. Nuclear power is the new “No Alternative”, shading down and crowding out the reality that massive volumes and quantities of nuclear materials, in any country, destroy all reality of national defense and the nation state.
The choice is simple: nuclear power or national defence. In the coming decade we will have to choose between the atom and the nation. Conventional war, like conventional nation states is not credible in a world with 45 or more nuclear power using states. Due to certain assured massive destruction of the economy when, or if, large reactors and nuclear installation are hit… conventional war is finished.
Do our political leaders know this, as they sign ever bigger reactor and nuclear fuel contracts with a growing list of low income Emerging economy countries? How many politicians are factoring this into their decision making?
CHERNOBYL – THE FINAL SOLUTION
The world’s civil nuclear power system is a giant-sized Chernobyl-type dirty bomb offering no energy security or freedom from oil. Quantities of plutonium produced worldwide by civil reactors are already about 22 tons a year – enough for more than 2000 Hiroshima-sized bombs every year. By 2020 this could rise to 3500 per year. Oil saving due to the atom is negligible.
In a fast growing number of countries both the size and complexity of nuclear installations is also rising fast. Reactor building costs and prices are exploding, with the inflation rate in 2010 close to 25 percent per year. Only a few types of reactor, especially underground or ‘hardened’ military reactors can resist a wide-body airplane crashing on them. Their costs are astronomic as shown by the European EPR, whose proud boast is that it could also resist a wide-body plane crash – at fantastic cost.
But almost no reactor of any kind will resist entirely conventional ballistic missiles, conventional artillery shells, conventional anti-tank and anti-building munitions, and infantry launched or drone launched missiles. The reality is inescapable. All are totally vulnerable to operator error and IT safety system failures. Every single one of them is a potential Doomsday Machine.
Reactors will also not resist worst-case seismic damage, as the Earth’s tectonic systems shift to a new long-term period of cooling climate and intensified volcanic activity, driving increased numbers of major seismic events. Due to the world’s uranium supply and fuel reprocessing system being totally fossil energy dependent, the vaunted claim of “Low Carbon Nuclear” is more of a marketing myth than the Friendly Atom.
We are promised or threatened the so-called Nuclear Renaissance. This is shorthand for a return to the rates of reactor orders and completions closer to those of the nuclear industry’s previous heydays and high times, dating from the first Oil Shock of the 1970s and by overdrive into the early 1980s. At the time and for 10 years one new reactor came on line every 17 days. Uranium prices and reactor construction costs exploded. The result was simple: the nuclear asset bubble imploded. The industry downsized, restructured, forced mergers took place, tens of thousands of jobs were lost -- and Big Government, that is the taxpayers, paid for the party.
Today, like the 1970s, nuclear power is again promoted as the fast track to energy independence -- and for delivering supposedly Low Carbon energy to fight global warming from burning fossil fuels.
To be sure, the rationale is bizarre: nuclear energy claims to deliver energy security, but there is massive import dependence for uranium supply in nearly all nations using civil nuclear power systems. This is perhaps because uranium exporter countries are not yet seen as “terror supporting regimes”, not yet accused of overcharging for their uranium exports. This will soon change as uranium prices spike up to unknown peaks.
ATOMIC SURPRISES ARE BAD SURPRISES
Nuclear boomers dream in print they have the Final Solution to all safety risks, cost limits and uranium fuel shortages, that might or could bar mankind’s route to nuclear powered Universal Prosperity. This essentially cornucopian dream -- very ironically – came from the fusion of two supposedly total opposite world views.
In the deep Cold War period of extreme American defence of capitalism, and extreme Soviet defence of totalitarian state control, through the 40 years from the late 1940s until 1989, both regimes placed all their military faith in nuclear weapons. Both also linked civil and military nuclear power, then fused them into a nuclear technological utopia. This ideology-spanning facet of the all nuclear solution, joining civil and military in a seamless web of myth, makes it unsurprising that China and India, and other big states, or would-be big states of today are fully embarked in the Nuclear Renaissance.Certainly for the Big 5 UN Security Council declared nuclear weapons states, any pretence that civil nuclear, and military nuclear are not 100% linked and totally interdependent, is a complete farce. All the Big 5 Security Council states started their nuclear story with a fevered race to develop nuclear weapons, then made a few screwdriver turns to spin-off and start their civil nuclear systems -- always with fantastic government cash subsidies. Despite this, by a strange form of mass schizophrenia among the political elites of these states, nuclear power is imagined to be cheap and economic – and of course… safe !
Yet, the reality of dirty bomb capability for each and every large sized reactor anywhere on earth, is stoically denied. So as we wait patiently in the shadow of the fallout cloud, the myth of the nation state continues.
The permanent denial of civil and military nuclear power being one and the same has likely favoured the most proliferative-possible, most vulnerable-possible civil nuclear systems worldwide, both in the “old nuclear” countries, and in the 15 or more new nuclear states that the Nuclear Renaissance may bring.
In any case, the historic reality of international wars started by one nation and fought against another nation is now obsolete. Any nation with sizeable nuclear installations on its home territory is vulnerable to devastating attack using entirely conventional, non-nuclear weapons of the type possessed by dozens of states and nations today.
This reality hides the awesome question: who will look after nuclear-power-using states when they have suffered economic, political and social meltdown in civil, international, or terror wars? Who can step in to prevent worst-case damage to all the nation’s nuclear plants and fuel facilities?
If we ask the key question: “Can we be certain this awesome challenge is understood by our political elites and the opinion formers who control our press and media?,” and still all we hear is silence, there is no answer.
THE END OF NATIONS?
The fully globalized economy is described by many as a certain death sentence for the nation state. Nuclear power proliferation sets the exact same No Future full stop for the nation. With a fully developed global nuclear power system the historical trend or social instinct of the nation state has no place and must disappear. To be sure, large nuclear reactors and facilities will surely serve -- as they already do for Iran today -- as last-ditch anti-invasion defence, but they are also prepositioned enemy weapons for hostile opponents not necessarily wanting to invade and occupy. Only to destroy.
The asymmetric war potential is almost open-ended. This can inject new themes for the flagging ”Bin Laden industry” of technology-terror potboiler books, films and docu-dramas, but the reality of nuclear power’s threat to the nation state must be addressed. In a civil war, which reactor will get hit, first ?
So what are we left with? The linked illusions of the nation state and national security must be abandoned, if the world’s political and corporate elites want to pursue the chimera of cheap and safe atomic energy. Otherwise our leaders will have to stay hopeful and ignore the civil nuclear overkill threat, while they continue to pump state funds into the economic failure of nuclear power.
When we wake up to hear the incredible and fantastic worst case has already happened -- as we have these last few weeks with Japan’s own major accident -- or later because of operator error, or even in the shape of purposeful military or terror attack on large civil nuclear installations, it will be too late -- much too late.
Building a Stage for Antichrist, the Beast That Is One World GovernmentWe have a world government, but it is mostly private, and the private institutions running the world government are not geared or focused on the common good. So what we have nowadays is private power. And private power is the power running the world government. They issue documents. They publish books. They have logos. They make reports. It’s all out there. All you need to do is, like a jigsaw puzzle, put the pieces together. - Adrian Salbuchi, Will It Be World Government?
1996 with July 2010 Update
Israel's overall political objectives were mostly nationalistic and protectionist, and as such, outraged world opinion. Hostilities against Israel have been escalating at an unprecedented pace.
But this, of course, also increases the likelihood that we are headed for the Battle of Armageddon spoken of in Bible prophecy.
Historical Biblical sites such as Bethelehem, Nazareth, Hebron, Jericho, and Galilee will be taken away from Israel with the declaration of a Palestinian state.
Christians around the world are affected by events in Israel. How? For one thing, they are looking for signs pointing to the second return of Jesus Christ. Perhaps one of the most significant signs they look for is the reconstruction of the Holy Temple on Mount Moriah (the Third Temple), and the re-instituting of Old Testament sacrifices. This would be followed, prophetically, by the appearance of Antichrist in the Temple to shut it all down again -- to call an end to prayers and sacrifices. This is called the Abomination that makes desolate, or the Abomination of Desolation (Daniel 9:27).
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; 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 (2nd Thessalonians 2:4).Opportunities may present themselves in the near future for Abbas to negotiate with Netanyahu to finally bring about a Palestinian state in the West Bank, and ultimately define what will be done about East Jerusalem -- settling the final status of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount.
The Jerusalem Issue is certain to flair up into a major conflict in the near future. Scripturally, we can expect Jerusalem to be increasingly embattled. Ultimately, Jerusalem will not fall to Israel, the Palestinian Authority, Hamas, Hezbollah, Iran, or Syria. The New World Order will take control of Jerusalem, and the United Nations and the Roman Catholic Church will govern it.
The Temple Mount is now controlled by Muslims. The Dome of the Rock and the al Aqsa Mosque are the only places of worship on the Temple Mount. Jews and Christians may not pray, worship, or read the Bible aloud on the Temple Mount.
Dome of Spirit Professor Asher Kaufman of the Hebrew University claims that the Third Temple could be built next door to the Dome of the Rock without necessitating a change in that controversial Muslim landmark.
Editor's Note: When Jesus Christ returns, He never will reign from a temple built by human hands (Acts 17:24). When He returns He will destroy the kingdom of antichrist and create a new heaven and a new earth. And the holy city, new Jerusalem, will come down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. And God Himself shall be with us and we shall be His people. The Lord tells us specifically that there will be no temple in His eternal kingdom: "for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it (Revelation 21:23)."News releases in April of 2008 state that rabbis are preparing now to conduct an animal sacrifice in the near future on the Temple Mount itself. This will be a very provocative act, and will probably trigger an earth-shattering Islamic jihad. It has the potential of escalating into the worst conflict ever inside Jerusalem, maybe even the whole world. I cannot imagine anything in the world being more antagonistic to radical Islam than a Jewish blood sacrifice in the shadow of the Dome of the Rock. The act itself, however, is probably a necessary precursor to any sanctified preparations for the Third Temple.
The Church of Jesus Christ will witness the Antichrist's stand in the Third Temple [or on the Temple Mount], according to 2 Thessalonians 2. That event will precipitate the final three-and-a-half years of Daniel's 70th week. Why do I say that? Look at those verses from 2 Thessalonians 2:1-4:
Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him, That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand. 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; 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.NOTICE CAREFULLY what is in those verses. Paul is addressing these subjects:
1. The coming of the Lord Jesus Christ.
2. Our gathering together unto Him (the rapture / first resurrection).
3. Called here, "the day of Christ."
Paul says "THAT DAY SHALL NOT COME..." until:
1. there comes a great falling away
2. the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition
3. he opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God
4. he, as God, sits in the THIRD TEMPLE, showing himself that he is God.
What do we learn from these statements?
1. The rapture will NOT take place until there is a great falling away.
2. The rapture will NOT take place until the man of sin is revealed (Antichrist).
3. The rapture will NOT take place until the Antichrist sits in the Third Temple.
4. The church WILL SEE the Antichrist.
5. The church WILL SEE the Third Temple built.
6. The church WILL SEE the Abomination of Desolation (see Daniel 9:27).
And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate (Daniel 9:27).This gives us the MOST IMPORTANT CLUE about how much time we have left.
We will know that the LAST SEVEN YEARS have begun whenever we hear the news that a SEVEN-YEAR COVENANT has been made between Israel and the Antichrist.
We should be watching very carefully the negotiations that are being conducted between the UN Quartet with the State of Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Certainly, if we hear on the world news outlets that Israel is about to sign a SEVEN-YEAR AGREEMENT with any of these entities, we should become very alert to the possibility that this is the Confirmation of the Covenant spoken of by both Daniel the Prophet and Jesus Christ in Matthew 24.
If such an agreement is reached, we can be almost certain that within the following three-and-a-half years the THIRD TEMPLE WILL BE BUILT, and the Antichrist will appear in it!
We are certainly nearing the end. The clock of prophecy is ticking toward midnight! Time to prepare our souls for the final events leading the world to Armageddon.
I will tell thee the mystery of the woman,
And of the beast that carrieth her,
Which hath the seven heads and ten horns.
The beast that thou sawest was, and is not;
And shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition:
And they that dwell on the earth shall wonder,
Whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world,
When they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is.
And here is the mind which hath wisdom.
The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth.
And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come;
And when he cometh, he must continue a short space.
And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth,
And is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings,
Which have received no kingdom as yet;
But receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
These shall make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb shall overcome them:
For He is Lord of lords, and King of kings:
And they that are with Him are called, and chosen, and faithful.
And he saith unto me,
The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth,
Are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.
And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore,
And shall make her desolate and naked,
And shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.
For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil His will,
And to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast,
Until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
And the woman which thou sawest is that great city,
Which reigneth over the kings of the earth.
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