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Revelation 14:6-12 - and - Revelation 18:1-4

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(Revelation 18:1)  And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven... (Revelation 18:2)  And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen... (Revelation 18:3)  For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication...

(Revelation 18:4)  And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.

You are Now on Web Page 1 of 2 --- The Three Angels Messages [ Revelation 14:6-12 ]



You are Now on Web Page 1 --- Which Contains the Following Topics...



Introduction: (Please Read This Section First)

The First Angel's Message

The Second Angel's Message

Because the "Three Angels Messages" are so Large, we are Breaking This Topic Into TWO Separate Web Pages.

These Topics Need to Be read in their proper order. i.e. First Angels Message, Second Angels Message, Third Angels Message ETC. Please do not read them out of their proper sequence because each sets the foundation for the next topic...

Web Page 2 --- Contains the Following Topics...


The Third Angel's Message

The Mark of the Beast

God's Mark and Seal of Authority

666 - What it Really Means

Do Not Worry --- Yet!





Warning! ---- God's prophetic warning's found in"The Three Angels' Messages" are a very serious and sensitive topic which is very difficult to bring to the forefront without stepping on someone's' toes. To borrow an analogy... "When one is sick we sometimes need to take strong medicine that may not taste good, but as they say, the medicine may taste bad but the disease is much worse". This is how it is with the forthcoming message.


Text in this topic may seem insensitive being offensive to some and considered "Politically Incorrect" by others. I do not wish to offend anyone, but simply wish to divulge truth... and to some reading this topic, the information found here may cut or sting... But to borrow from another analogy...


A surgeon cuts to heal but a butcher cuts to kill. God's Word is like a surgeon.. It sometimes cuts us and brings to light something we must heed. Satan wants to kill, but God wishes to heal us and His Word will always lead us into truth.


The following is a summation of the "The Three Angels' Messages" found in Revelation 14:6-12. This is an End Time message that God is proclaiming throughout the whole world in these last days. He is calling His children to pay attention to these End Time warnings. Will you listen? If you have doubts whether these message are from God or not, please study for yourself the truths written in this topic. Everything written here can be found in the books of Daniel and Revelation and in the History of Man.


The information found in this topic will show that the Christian church has apostatized from God's truth and what is written here was commonly accepted knowledge that all the Protestant reformers such as Martin Luther, John Wycliffe, John Calvin, John Knox, Thomas Canmer, John and Charles Wesley recognized as truth. They all accepted, without question, what has been written here but as you will see, current day churches have totally forgotten.




Remember, Satan never works alone or in the open, but rather through the workings of Man. After all, Mankind would reject Satan if they saw who he really was. This is why Satan works his deceptions "secretly" in the background of the Human race through Men, Women, Governments or Religious systems.





A Friendly Suggestion



This document is a long read... But please read it to completion. If necessary, break it up into several sessions because the information found in this document is God's Final Warning to Mankind before the return of Jesus and is one of the most important compilation of facts you will ever find...


As time marches on for Mankind, most go through life as if Jesus will never return. In fact, many mock the notion that Jesus will ever return and say,"Where is the coming of this Jesus?".






(2 Peter 3:3) First, knowing this, that there will come in the last days scoffers walking according to their own lusts

(2 Peter 3:4) and saying, Where is the promise of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation.





We marry and give in marriage, buy homes, party and plan for our future just like it was in the last days of Noah. But since the beginning of the Christian faith, many errors and changes have occurred over time to the Christian religion. In Revelation, God is calling His people to return to a true worship of Him and is prophetically declaring a warning of things to come just before the 2nd coming of Jesus.



(Luke 17:27) They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark; and the flood came and destroyed them all..




In Revelation 14:6-12, God is giving Mankind one Final Warning just before the return of Jesus and this warning is called "The Three Angels' Messages". Through these three messages, God will expose the lies and deceptions that Satan will use to deceive the whole world in the Last Days.



What you will learn from these messages is that modern day Christianity has apostatized from Biblical truth.




Apostasy: An abandoning of what one has believed in, as a faith, cause, or principles. (See defection, desertion, disloyalty, heresy)




On an Interesting Side Note



In the same chapter of the Three Angels Message, which is Revelation 14, Jesus is seen coming in the clouds with a sickle in his hand.

In other words, right after these three End Time messages have played out in human history, the second coming of Jesus will occur.

These messages are warnings that God's people must understand and heed!

The First Angels Message





(Revelation 14:6) And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,


(Revelation 14:7) Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.





"It's Time" to fear God; Give Glory to Him and Worship God in Biblical truth... What this means is, it's time to reverence God as our Creator and give Him True Biblical Worship as He has outlined in His scriptures. (Stay put and you'll see later that "most" Christians do not realize they're not giving proper glory and worship to God... What, you may say!!! More on this later..)




The Second Angels Message





(Revelation 14:8) And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.





"Babylon is Fallen": Now this is not referring to the original Babylon of old, but rather a modern day spiritual Babylon which has crept its way into God's church and because of this... "It's Time" to rediscover Biblical truths and remove false doctrines and current day Babylonian teachings from modern day churches which are deceiving God's children.

The Third Angels Message





(Revelation 14:9) And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,


(Revelation 14:10) The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:




"It's Time" to Re-reveal the Antichrist and what the true Mark of the Beast is. This also signals God's eminent act of closing His rift in Eternity called Time by sending His son Jesus back to Earth again, also known as the 2nd coming of Christ...





(Revelation 10:5) And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven,


(Revelation 10:6) And sware by him that liveth for ever and ever, who created heaven, and the things that therein are, and the earth, and the things that therein are, and the sea, and the things which are therein, that there should be time no longer:




These three messages are meant to awaken and warn Mankind that it is time to make your decision for Christ and to worship God in truth, not error, as He has declared in His scriptures.



God will expose, through these three End Time messages, many false teachings, practices and doctrines taught in both Catholic and Protestant churches today. You will find that these false teachings do not line up with what the Bible truly teaches.



God is calling His children to return to a true worship of Him just as it was in the early church beginnings. What Jesus wants is for His End Time followers to be a "Remnant" reflection of how it was in the days of His Apostles.




(Revelation 12:17) And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.




The Three Angels' Messages encompasses Revelation 14:6-12, but again, notice the next scene right after the third Angels' Message has been proclaimed and fulfilled on this planet. In Revelation 14:14, the same chapter of the Three Angel's Messages, we read and see Jesus coming in the clouds with a sickle in hand to harvest the righteous from the Earth. This is the Second Coming of Jesus! .





(Revelation 14:14) And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.


(Revelation 14:15) And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the time is come for thee to reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe.





(Revelation 12:17) And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.




Also notice who the Devil is enraged at in Revelation 12:17 and notice also what the Testimony of Jesus is... In Revelation 19:10 it tells us that the people that Satan wages war on have the Testimony of Jesus which is the Spirit of Prophecy. In other words, God's last day people will understand End Time Bible Prophecy which will expose Satan's Last Days deceptions to the world. They will also teach the world about the TRUE character of God. As Jesus said, if you've seen Me, then you've seen the Father. Jesus revealed what the character of the Father really was, through the actions of love by Jesus. God IS love.




(Revelation 19:10) And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.




So these three End Time messages are very important warnings from God that we need to understand and heed.



Do you remember the story of Cain and Abel in the book of Genesis? This is the story when Cain and Abel were giving an offering to God.





(Genesis 4:1) And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD.


(Genesis 4:2) And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground.


(Genesis 4:3) And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD.


(Genesis 4:4) And Abel, he also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of the fat thereof. And the LORD had respect unto Abel and to his offering:


(Genesis 4:5) But unto Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell.


(Genesis 4:6) And the LORD said unto Cain, Why art thou wroth? and why is thy countenance fallen?


(Genesis 4:7) If thou doest well, shalt thou not be accepted? and if thou doest not well, sin lieth at the door. And unto thee shall be his desire, and thou shalt rule over him.


(Genesis 4:8) And Cain talked with Abel his brother: and it came to pass, when they were in the field, that Cain rose up against Abel his brother, and slew him.





Why did God reject Cain's offering? Was God being unfair or critical? No, God rejected Cain's offering because it was not what God had commanded him to give. Cain was offering God a sacrifice of convenience . In other words, Cain offered God what he felt God would accept OR what he felt God SHOULD accept rather than what God had commanded.. God always required a blood sacrifice.



This is how it will be in the Last Days. Mankind will offer God worship in a manner that God will reject. Now I am not referring to a blood sacrifice, but rather a form of worship that God will not accept.





Notice that Cain and Abel were both worshippers of God. As it was in the days of Cain and Abel, it will be the same in the Last Days of Time. There will be two groups of worshippers that will worship God.


One group will worship God in the same manner as Cain... By convenience or by what they feel God will accept. The other group will worship God as He has commanded in His scriptures.


This will bring about a similar controversy like what was seen between Cain and Abel, and those who worship as Cain did will "war against" those who worship God as He commands.



We are Now Living in the Last Days -- Need Proof, Please Continue Reading.





If you look closely through Revelation 14:6-12, you will notice that the main controversy is about worship. Revelation spells out in chapter 14, that there will be two kinds of worship in the last days. Worship which God will accept and another form of worship which the Antichrist Beast, or the Harlot apostate church, will demand but God will reject. (The First Angels' Message v.s. the Third Angels' Message)



We are getting closer to when God will close the door of entry into His Kingdom. This is known in religious circles as the Close of Probation. ( i.e. Probation for Mankind will end.) In other words, Mankind's last chance for salvation will end.



After Probation closes, God will pour out His wrath on the Earth through the last seven plagues, then the Second Coming of Jesus will occur.





(Revelation 22:11) He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still

(Revelation 22:12) And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.




Probation

PROBA'TION, n. [L. probatio.] The act of proving; proof.


1. Trial; examination; any proceeding designed to ascertain truth; in universities, the examination of a student, as to his qualifications for a degree.


2. Moral trial; the state of man in the present life, in which he has the opportunity of proving his character and being qualified for a happier state.


3. In general, trial for proof, or satisfactory evidence, or the time of trial. Probation will end with the present life.










(Revelation 14:6) And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,


(Revelation 14:7) Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters..





God is giving His last call to the World for repentance and obedience. This last call is not going to occur in the future, but rather is occurring right now.



This first message is saying to the World, fear God and give glory to Him because He is the Creator of all things. Fearing God here doesn't mean to cower in fear as to tremble from someone's anger or threats... but rather to look in awe and respect at the wonderment and greatness of God because He is our Creator...



But why is God calling us back to a true worship of him as Creator? This is because there is another power on Earth today which claims to have creative power. Many of God's faithful are following this power and many without even knowing it... The power that I am referring to here, claims that its priest have the power to turn wine and bread into the literal blood and body of Christ through a ritual process called Transubstantiation... but more on this later...



How do we give God glory? As God's creation we have no glory of our own to give to God. We give Him glory by allowing God's Holy Word to change our lives. By allowing Jesus to recreate and change our character, we are able to show the glory of God to the world, by reflecting His character through our words and actions.



But as you can see, most of Mankind are not doing so and our world is spinning out of control with evil because we are giving into our own selfish desires, demands and actions. The world says, "Look out for Number One", i.e. "a Me First mentality" which is the direct opposite of what God is asking of us. God is calling Mankind back to a true worship of God as our Creator and to a sacred stewardship of our lives.





An Interesting Fact



The First Angel's message: The language of Revelation 14:7 "... and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters" ... Comes directly from the 4th Commandment, Exodus 20:8, of the 10 Commandments. This is the commandment that God set aside for us to remember as our day of worship.



Exodus 20:8 Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy. 9: Six days shalt thou labor, and do all thy work; 10: but the seventh day is a sabbath unto Jehovah thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy man-servant, nor thy maid-servant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: 11: for in six days Jehovah made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore Jehovah blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it..



(Revelation 14:7) Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.






The reference in Revelation 14:7 to... "the hour of His Judgment is come", is commonly believed in some Christian circles to be referring to God's investigative judgment in God's Heavenly Sanctuary. It's thought that this is where Mankind's fate is being decided for who will fit it into God's kingdom and who won't.



But if you look at how Christiandom portraits God's character today, you will find that current church teachings does not line up with what the Bible shows His character to be. The judgement here means that God is on trial. Over the course of several centuries, neglected Biblical truths about God's true character have resurfaced from scripture and because of these truths, mankind is re-evaluating who God truly is. We are not being judged as some believe, but rather God is being judged because truth is being taught again about the true character of God. Satan's lies that have clouded the true character of God are being exposed as error and lies about God. Mankind is re-evaluating who God truly is.



One huge lie, that is believed by most of His creation here on Earth, is that if you don't love Him, He will torture you for eternity in the Lake of Fire. This false doctrine, which originated in pagan belief, makes God out to be nothing more than a monster and an angry God of appeasement. This is not who God is, God is Love and this false concept of who He is does not line up with God's assertions. This Eternal Torment doctrine is taken out of context from Bible scripture.




Click Here for the Truth about Hell and Eternal Torment




To show mankind the true character of God, Christ came down from Heaven and gave His life to save us from sin. We are saved by His atoning blood sacrifice that He offered once and for All on the cross.




And in Daniel 8:14 it says...

(Daniel 8:14) And he said unto me, Unto two thousand and three hundred days; then shall the sanctuary be cleansed.





The graphic above, (Daniel 8:14), shows the historical prophetic timeline of the attack on God's character, during the Dark Ages, and marks the beginning of the redeeming and clearing of His true character starting in 1844, after the 1260 years of the Dark Ages.



When Lucifer, who later became known as Satan, rebelled in Heaven, he contaminated the minds of God's Heavenly beings (living sanctuaries) by telling untrue stories about God, or as the scripture puts it, by selling or merchandising of his lies about God.



You may be familiar with the term, "I don't buy that". That saying has come to mean, "I don't believe the lie that you are trying to peddle to me" . This is what is meant by the term "Traffik" in Exekiel 28:18. Lucifer was "peddling or selling" lies about the Character of God. Lucifer made insinuations that God was unfair and controlling and Lucifer declared he could run things better than God. Lucifer corrupted God's kingdom with lies about God.





(Ezekiel 28:17)  Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.


(Ezekiel 28:18)  Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.



traffick -- H7404 -- Strongs Concordance


Feminine passive participle of H7402; trade (as peddled): - merchandise, traffic


traffick -- H7404 -- Complete Wordstudy Dictionary


A feminine noun referring to merchandise, trading. It refers to the material wares traded or to the process of merchandising and trading itself (Eze_26:12; Eze_28:5, Eze_28:18).




The sanctuaries in Heaven were the subordinate Angels under Lucifer. On Earth, we are the temple, or sanctuary, of the Holy Spirit. We are His Sancturaries, in which God dwells, and many of God's people have been infected with the lies from Satan about the true character of God. God is in the process of revealing Satan's lies and deceptions and vindicating His character from the Lies that Satan has deceived the world into believing about God. God is using the Three Angels Messages to expose Satan's Last Day deceptions.





We are the Temple of God, We are the Sanctuary of God



(1 Corinthians 3:17)  If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are.


(1 Corinthians 6:19)  What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?


(2 Corinthians 6:16)  And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

(1 Peter 2:4) As you come to him, the living Stone --rejected by humans but chosen by God and precious to him--


(1 Peter 2:5) you also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.




So how did Satan spread his lies about God on planet Earth?




A Quick Historical Lesson




In the books of Daniel and Revelation we have the introduction and description of the Antichrist. In Daniel chapter 2, King Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, had a dream which Daniel interpreted for the King. In King Nebuchadnezzar's dream was an image of a metal man consisting of 5 earthly elements, the head of Gold, the chest of Silver, the thighs of Bronze, the legs of Iron and the feet mixed of Iron and clay. These earthly elements symbolized Kingdoms that would come onto the stage of human history that would effect Gods' people. The devaluation of value in the metals symbolized that each succeeding kingdom would be of less glory and magnificence than the previous kingdom before it.





(Daniel 2:31) "You, O king, were watching; and behold, a great image! This great image, whose splendor was excellent, stood before you; and its form was awesome.


(Daniel 2:32) This image's head was of fine gold, its chest and arms of silver, its belly and thighs of bronze,


(Daniel 2:33) its legs of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of clay.


(Daniel 2:34) You watched while a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the image on its feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces.


(Daniel 2:35) Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; the wind carried them away so that no trace of them was found. And the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.


(Daniel 2:35) Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; the wind carried them away so that no trace of them was found. And the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.


(Daniel 2:36) "This is the dream. Now we will tell the interpretation of it before the king.





This dream was an interpretation of times to come. In other words, it was a Prophetic Historical Time Line of the powers that would affect God's people which would reign in succession until the second coming of Jesus. What Daniel interpreted was that after Nebuchadnezzar's kingdom had fallen from world domination, Babylon (B.C. 605-539), four other kingdoms would arise onto the world stage. They were Media-Persia (B.C. 539-337), Greece (B.C. 331-168), Rome (B.C. 168 - A.D. 476), then the 10 nations of divided Rome(A.D. 476 - Second Coming of Jesus).



The Stone that was cut without hands, is a reference to the second coming of Christ when Jesus will destroy the kingdom systems of this world, and will set up His Eternal Kingdom where Christ will rule for Eternity.











During the rule of divided Rome another kingdom would arise, a small kingdom or little horn, and this kingdom was to be the Antichrist kingdom talked about in both Daniel and Revelation.



This little kingdom will seek to change Gods' Laws and times and will speak great blasphemies against God. This power will also persecute God's people for a Time, Times and dividing of Time. In other words, 3 1/2 years. In Bible prophecy, A prophetic day is equal to one year and the Jewish calendar had 30 days per month. So this time frame translates into 1,260 prophetic days or actual years.





(Numbers 14:34) According to the number of the days in which you spied out the land, forty days, for each day you shall bear your guilt one year, namely forty years, and you shall know My rejection.


(Ezekiel 4:6) And when you have completed them, lie again on your right side; then you shall bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days. I have laid on you a day for each year.






(Daniel 7:8) I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things.


(Daniel 7:25) And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.





This Antichrist power would reign for 1,260 years on the Earth until it receives a deadly wound, then later again arise once more onto the stage of human history after its deadly wound is healed.





The Following is Historical Fact



During the crumbling of the Roman Empire, power was given to the Bishop of Rome, which gave the Roman Catholic Church both Civil and Religious power. The Roman Catholic Church Papacy began its temporal, (Civil or Secular), reign in A.D. 538 where they ruled for 1,260 years until A.D. 1798. (this is a historical fact)


During this 1260 year time period in human history, the Roman Catholic church persecuted God's people and many Christians were tortured, imprisoned and were burned at the stake because they didn't agree with Catholic dogma. The Catholic church launched many a crusade to rid the world of 'heretics' that didn't go along with Catholic church doctrine.


Exactly 1,260 years after the papacy began their temporal rule in A.D. 538, Napoleon's General Berthier entered Italy in A. D. 1798, invaded the Vatican and took the Pope Pius VI as prisoner back to Valence (France) where the Pope died in exile, dealing a major blow to the Vatican's political power.


This was known as the deadly wound that the Roman Catholic Papacy received after the 1,260 years of the Middle Ages.. A time known as the Dark Ages because the light of the world, the Bible, was forbidden to be read. The Papacy had both Civil and Ecclesiastic rule during this time. (See: Daniel 7:25, Revelation 12:14 and Revelation 13:15)



(Revelation 13:3) And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.





Just a Friendly Pause...



As a reminder, some of what will be said in these next sections will cut some and again I am not trying to insult or hurt anyone. My only concern is that God's people see and hear His final warnings... and many of God's people will find they are not where God wants them in these final days.


I've found that beliefs and traditions we hold dear from our youth, can sometimes feel under attack if we are presented with ideas that differ from what we have been taught. I've come to recognize that if it is truth and it differs from what I believe, I have two choices. Either I hold to my error or grasp the truth and change. It can be difficult to change our beliefs since we sometimes hold them close to our hearts and it can be scary when we have to change our points of view when confronted with truths that are not consistent with our current beliefs.


So please forgive the undiplomatic manner I use to present the material in these next sections... Current times dictate that we cannot be politically correct when delivering God's Last Days message.






(Revelation 14:8) And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.



----- and in connection with Rev 14:8 we read in Rev 18:4,5 -----


(Revelation 18:2) And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.


(Revelation 18:3) For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.


(Revelation 18:4) And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plague





This second Angel's message is a very important proclamation to Mankind. This message is proclaiming that Babylon has fallen. "Babylon" here, refers to Christ's body of believers who have apostatized from true Biblical doctrine and have incorporated early Babylonian apostate pagan religious practices and man made false doctrines into God's church. In other words, Babylon represents Apostate Christianity.



False practices and doctrines that are being practiced today in both the Catholic and Protestant churches are referred to as "The Wine of Babylon".



What is being taught today in modern day churches, is known asSpiritual Babylonian teachings. Many of these false beliefs and doctrines, which have no biblical fact or truth, have come from early pagan teachings through tradition or have been devised by man.So why is this so important? It is because... Just before the return of Jesus, God is calling his faithful back to Biblical Truth as outlined in His word. God's people have been steered into many Biblical errors, false doctrines and false practices which have created a false understanding of the Character of God.





Unbiblical False Doctrines and False Practices such as...



-- We go directly to Heaven or Hell when we die. (The false belief that we are immortal already).

-- God tortures the Wicked for Eternity in the Lake of Fire - This is NOT true. (Origin: Catholic Dictionary - pg 395)

-- Man or a Priest can forgive your sins – The Confessional.

-- Sprinkling rather then Full Baptismal Submersion (11th century).

-- That Sunday is God's Day of worship and not the Sabbath, i.e. Saturday.

-- The teaching of a Purgatory.

-- Praying for the dead. -- Forbidden in the Bible

-- The Roman Rite of Mass.

-- Penance and Indulgences.

-- Transubstantiation – Belief a priest can turn Wine and Bread into the Literal Blood and Body of Christ.

-- Repetitive prayer for forgiveness of sins. Prayer beads.. -- Forbidden in the Bible

-- Prayers to the dead and relics. -- Forbidden in the Bible

-- Infant baptism (6th century).

-- Preterism - A Jesuit teaching that the Antichrist was Antiochus Epiphanes in 167 B.C.

-- Futurism - A Jesuit teaching that the Antichrist will appear during the 3 1/2 years of the End time Tribulation.

-- and many others...








What is Transubstantiation?





Transubstantiation



1) the act of transubstantiating; change of one substance into another


2) R.C.Ch., Eastern Orthodox Ch. a) the doctrine that, in the Eucharist, the whole substances of the bread and of the wine are changed into the body and blood of Christ, only the accidents of bread and wine remaining


----------------- The Following is Taken Directly From Papal Teachings ---------------


"...the power of the priest is the power of the divine person; for the transubstantiation of the bread requires as much power as the creation of the world. ...thus the priest may be called the creator of the Creator..."


- St. Alphonsus De Liguori, in The Dignity of the Priesthood, p 33.






Remember, in the First Angels' Message, God is commanding mankind to worship Him as Creator. Why is God doing this?


This is because the Roman Catholic papal system, (i.e. Popes and Priest) claim to have creation power. As mentioned in the inset above, this religious system claims it possess the power of Transubstantiation... and claims to have the ability to turn the substances of bread and wine into the actual flesh and blood of Jesus. They claim the prerogatives of creative powers that are attributes of God alone.


I will also note here, that the reason Babylon is stated as "fallen" is because this church did not heed the First Angels' Message by fearing God. This church does not fear God. This church is not worshiping God as our Creator because she is claiming the prerogative of creation for herself. This church is not giving Glory to God because she wants the glory and is giving glory to herself rather than the true God..


The Second Angels' Message is also declaring that "It's Time" to come out of Babylon, or the apostate churches referred to in Revelation concerning the Mother Church and her Harlot Daughter churches.






(Revelation 17:3) So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.


(Revelation 17:4) And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour,and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:


(Revelation 17:5) And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.



(Revelation 18:1) And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.


(Revelation 18:2) And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.


(Revelation 18:3) For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.


(Revelation 18:4) And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.





Now, I should note here that in the Bible, a Woman refers to a church or God's people. When the Bible refers to a Virgin or Chaste Woman it means a people or church who follow God. A Harlot Woman refers to a church or people who have apostatized from God's truth.




The Roman Catholic church considers the Protestant churches to be her daughters since the Protestant church came into being after the great Protestant Reformation of the Middle or Dark ages. So when scripture refers to "The Mother of Harlots", Revelation 17:5, it is referring to the harlot churches that came from this Mother church.



Why is Revelation referring to these churches as Harlots? It is because much of the errant teachings from the Catholic church were brought along with the Protestant church after leaving the Mother church. Most modern day Protestant churches practice many of the same errant teachings and doctrines as the Roman Catholic church, so are considered Harlot churches in Revelation because they are compromising and trampling on God's Law just as the Mother church is.



The Catholic church is now calling her Protestant daughter churches back to the Mother church under the pretext of Christian Unity in Christ.



The Protestant church has forgotten why they left the Catholic Mother church and launched the Protestant Reformation in 1517 when Martin Luther, a German Catholic priest, published his Ninety-Five Theses on the doors of the Catholic church.





-- The 95 Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences, commonly known as The Ninety-Five Theses, was written by Martin Luther in 1517 and is widely regarded as the primary catalyst for the Protestant Reformation.


This act of debate were protests against clerical abuses, especially the sale of indulgences done by the Catholic church. Luther's' thesis were nailed to the Castle Church in Wittenberg Germany, in the Holy Roman Empire



in.dul.gence

n.

[sometimes I-] Eng. History the grant of certain religious liberties to Dissenters and Roman Catholics by Charles II and James II


R.C.Ch. a partial or complete remission, under conditions specified by the Church, of divine temporal punishment that may otherwise still be due for sin committed but forgiven





If you watch the news today you will see movement in Protestant churches to reconcile with the Roman Catholic church and link hands on common interests. This on the surface will look to be a good thing... but in the end will prove to be the final Biblical Prophecy mentioned in Revelation concerning the Beast and the False prophet.





(Revelation 13:11) And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.


(Revelation 13:12) And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.


(Revelation 13:13) And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,


(Revelation 13:14) And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live. (See Note below)


(Revelation 13:15) And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.






Note: In Bible scripture, the word Sword has two meanings...


Meaning #1: We all recognize the Word of God as being a sword that Jesus will use when He returns after the Second Coming. That sword is the word of God.


Meaning #2: There is another use of the word Sword as meant in the sense of Civil or Governmental power. See scripture meanings next..







Meaning of Sword #1 - The Word of God







(Ephesians 6:17) And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:


(Revelation 19:15) And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.







Meaning of Sword #2 - Civil Law or Governmental power





(Romans 13:1) Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.


(Romans 13:2) Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.


(Romans 13:3) For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same:


(Romans 13:4) For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.





So when it refers to the Beast in Revelation 13:14 receiving a wound by the sword, it is referring to receiving the wound by the sword of the Civil Government, when in 1798 Napoleon's General Berthier entered Rome and took Pope Pius VI prisoner... The Beast did not receive the wound by the sword of the spirit, which is the Word of God.



During the Protestant Reformation the Protestant church adopted many of the Pagan beliefs and errors that were in the the Catholic Mother church and today practice these false Biblical doctrines without knowing that they do not line up with Bible scripture.

Babylon:




So what is Babylon as it pertains to what Revelation is referring to here? From early history, Babylon came to represent Man's defiance and stubbornness towards God, to do it man's way. In the story of the Tower of Babel, the tower symbolized man's attempt for salvation by man's own works or devices. It became a monument to apostasy and a symbol of the center of Mankind's rebellion against God.



It should also be noted that Satan worked in the background as the invisible king to this city, Babylon, and this Babylonian system was Satan's master plan for ruling over the human race. In other words, Satan wants to deceive Mankind into believing salvation can be obtained by works, church affiliation or anything man imagines works best for you. Satan wants mankind to believe that salvation through Jesus is too exclusionary and wants mankind to believe we can be saved by other ways as well.



Satan does not want you to obtain salvation solely through faith in Jesus and he does not want you to honor God by observing ALL of God's 10 Commandments. God is warning Mankind against all forms of humanly originated worship or Man devised religions. Satan hates the Law of God... Click Here to see why...

Babylon also symbolizes an apostate Christian church system, the Roman Catholic Papacy, which used Civil governmental powers against the Children of God during a time in human history known as the Dark Ages. The Papacy used their civil powers to apply pressure and persecution to those who did not agree with papal dictates in religious matters. By using Civil government to enforce their religious dictates, the Roman Catholic Papacy dissented and apostatized from God's truth.




A Final Note on the Second Angels' Message





Mankind has finished the Second Part of God's End Time Prophetic Three Angels' Messages. In the scheme of God's plan, Mankind has entered into the Third and last movement of God's Three Angels' Messages.


The Third Angels' Message timeline started in 1929 when Mussolini signed a concordat granting the pope full authority over the State of Vatican City, 108.7 acres in Rome which includes St. Peter's Cathedral." (God Cares, Vol.2, p.346). The Vatican had put Mussolini into power, and now Mussolini reciprocated by making the Roman Catholic Church the sole religion in all Italy and giving her 750 million lire in cash and one billion in state bonds.


This monumental event was recorded in the San Francisco Chronicle with the heading "Mussolini and Gasparri sign Historic Roman Pact." Even at that point, people understood the significance of what had happened. From 1929 onward, the political status of the Vatican was thus reinstated and the wound could heal fully.


Notice the interesting remark made in the next box by the San Francisco Chronicle news paper in 1929 about "healing the wound"



"The Roman question tonight was a thing of the past and the Vatican was at peace with Italy. In affixing the autographs to the memorable document healing the wound, extreme cordiality was displayed on both sides." Feb. 11, 1929 - San Francisco Chronicle


ROME, Feb. 11.--The Pope is again an independent sovereign ruler, as he was throughout the Middle Ages, though his temporal realm, established today, is the most microscopic independent State in the world, and probably the smallest in all history. — THE NEW YORK TIMES, Tuesday, February 12, 1929.



Since the wound has been healed for the Beast of Revelation 13:3, the fulfillment of the Third Angels' Message will progress rapidly as we see the ongoing alignment of the Roman Catholic Papacy with the USA and global world powers. The goal is for a geopolitical world governmental power with the papacy at its head.



(Revelation 13:3) And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.





Please proceed to Web Page 2 starting with "The Third Angels Message and the Mark of the Beast"



This Third Angel's message reveals that those who submit to human authority in Earth's final crisis will worship the beast and his image instead of the true God and will receive the Mark of the Beast... i.e. will follow Roman Catholic church dictates and Sunday worship legislation... More about this later.


Click Here to go to The Third Angels Message -- God's Final Warning to this Earth


Please proceed to Web Page 2 starting with "The Third Angels Message and the Mark of the Beast"






On a Final Note



If you do not know or have drifted away from God, please consider what I've written here. Satan mocks those who reject Jesus, knowing they will suffer the Second Death.



Remember, Belief Cannot Change Reality and the reality is that God exists and wants nothing more than to have a relationship with you through His Son Jesus. Please hearken to His call on your life.



If you do not have a relationship with Jesus, please consider turning your heart and life over to Christ...




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