There is so much confusion in the world today related to Christians and Muslims, and the Christian faith compared to Islam. People of both modern day belief systems are mostly not really who they say they are. Most people who claim to be Christian do not fully obey their foundation book of faith, the Bible. … Read more True Christians Compared To True Muslims
“I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.” (Revelations 2:9) Just like the Ephesus period of time (church age), the true worshipers were true laborers, but now they were especially … Read more A True Worshiper of Jesus is a Spiritual Jew
As already noted in earlier posts, the message to each of the seven churches also represents a spiritual message to everyone in every age of time. But there is also a definite relationship of each message that highly correlates to a particular “age” in history, identifying the prevailing spiritual condition that existed among those claiming … Read more The Smyrna Church Age – Revelation 2:8-11
“But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.” (Revelation 2:14) In spite of those who like faithful Antipas “holdest fast my name, … Read more Doctrine of Balaam – Placing Stumbling Blocks in the Way
“But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumblingblock before the children of Israel, to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.” (Revelation 2:14) The condition is described here in Revelation 2:14 as a spiritual condition … Read more Are You Committing Spiritual Fornication?
The messages to the seven churches are spiritual messages to everyone of every age of time. But additionally, there also exists in them a message that highly correlates to a particular “age” in history because of the prevailing spiritual condition that existed among those claiming to be the church during that age of time. Each … Read more The Pergamos Church Age – Revelation 2:12-17
“Notwithstanding I have a few things against thee, because thou sufferest that woman Jezebel, which calleth herself a prophetess, to teach and to seduce my servants to commit fornication, and to eat things sacrificed unto idols.” (Revelation 2:20) Notice from the previous post “Should Jezebel Be Honored as a Queen and Prophetess?” it is the … Read more Jezebel Kills True Prophets and Then Sets Up a False Communion
“But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.” (Revelation 2:24) The doctrine is what is taught from the depths of the heart. What is taught … Read more As You Speak – What Comes Up From the Depths?
“But that which ye have already hold fast till I come.” (Revelation 2:25) Jesus is going to come eventually and execute judgment on this world’s spiritual condition. To you in spiritual Thyatira, don’t eat those false testimonies that are sacrificed to the selfishness of idolatry, and don’t commit spiritual fornication. And don’t allow that false … Read more Are You Holding Fast to the Word of God?
“Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee.” (Revelation 3:3) Remember back in Thyatira Jesus told them in Revelation 2:26 that “he that overcometh, … Read more Are You Watching for the Marriage Feast?
“Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, which say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before thy feet, and to know that I have loved thee.” (Revelation 3:9) Remember where the “synagogue of Satan” was first established by those who … Read more Are You a False Jew That Falls Down in Worship?
“Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.” ~ Revelation 3:10 In Luke 21:19 Jesus stated “In your patience possess ye your souls.” It takes patience to continue to … Read more Patience to Keep the Word Against the Temptation of Hypocrisy
People become lukewarm because they mix their love for God and his word with their love and desire towards the world and what the world has to offer. “Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. … Read more How People Become "Spewed Out"
“And when he had opened the second seal, I heard the second beast say, Come and see.” ~ Revelation 6:3 The second beast, or living creature of worship, had the face of a calf (see Revelation 4:7). The calf or ox was used as both a laborer under the burden of the yoke, and as … Read more Sacrificial Calf – Where is the Sound of Thunder?
“And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword.” The red horse rider has often been recognized and described as representing paganism. In particular … Read more The Great Sword of the Red Horse Rider
“And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of … Read more The Famine of the Black Horse Rider
“And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places. And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in … Read more When Mountains and Islands are Moved – are You?
The seventh seal is part of God’s final plan in Revelation, similar to the plan he had for destroying Jericho in the Old Testament. “And the Lord said unto Joshua, See, I have given into thine hand Jericho, and the king thereof, and the mighty men of valour. And ye shall compass the city, all … Read more Seventh Seal – the Final Siege Against Babylon
“And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood; And the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed.” Revelation … Read more Does a Burning Mountain Being Cast into the Sea Scare You?
“And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters; And the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many … Read more Made Bitter By a Wormwood Minister
(This article covers Revelation 11:1-6) “And there was given me a reed like unto a rod: and the angel stood, saying, Rise, and measure the temple of God, and the altar, and them that worship therein.” ~ Revelation 11:1 This has a similar parallel in Ezekiel 40 through 43 where instruction is also given to … Read more God's Two Anointed Witnesses
In the previous article we saw God’s two anointed witnesses: the Word of God and the Spirit of God, be totally disrespected by the spirit of hypocrisy. This type of total disrespect will kill the ability of any true conviction upon sinners. Consequently sinners will have no fear to become religious hypocrites who call themselves … Read more The Resurrection of the Two Witnesses
This is a follow-on post to “666 Number of the Beast and His Image.” If you want to compare the true weight of something, put it in an old fashioned balance-scale and place what you want to compare it to on the other side of the balance. You’ll quickly find out if they are equal … Read more 666 Number of the Beast Weighed in the Balance
I have also covered this subject in numerous posts earlier about the beasts of Revelation. What is the mark of the Beast 666? This mark represents the spiritual conditions of unsaved man, and unsaved mankind in general. People without the redemption of their soul and spirit by the power of salvation through Jesus Christ, are … Read more The Mark of the Beast 666
In chapter 13 of Revelation the deception of false Christianity, in the image of a beast, is exposed. Consequently, in Revelation the 14th chapter, we can now see that there is a time where there is a people with a clearer vision of the truth of the Bible and the Christian life. Because of this … Read more Treading the Great Winepress of the Wrath of God
The second in a series of messages on the book: Revelation of Jesus Christ (a podcast sound file) Download – The Big Picture of Revelation – Defeat Babylon – Idaho 5-2012 (Note: when you get the message “The file exceeds the maximum size that we scan. Download anyway” you will have to click on the … Read more The Big Picture of Revelation – Defeat Babylon!
Why are the Revelation vials of wrath poured out? It is important to recognize the problem that is resolved by pouring out the vials of God’s wrath. From the last scripture of chapter 15 we read the reason: “…and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven … Read more The First Vial of God's Wrath Poured on the Earth
As stated before, the vials of God’s wrath represent the preaching of a true gospel message against hypocrisy. “And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain, And blasphemed the God of heaven because of their … Read more Wrath Vial Upon the Seat of the Beast
“And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done. And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so … Read more Takes All Seven Vials of God’s Wrath to Expose Babylon
“And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:” ~ Revelation 17:1 It takes a messenger/preacher that is anointed with the Holy Spirit to pour out … Read more Who Can Expose Spiritual Babylon?
“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 17:4 As spoken about in detail in previous posts, this woman named Babylon is a symbolic representation of a … Read more The Deception of the Babylon Harlot
“And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns.” ~ Revelation 17:7 In the previous posts I showed how easily one can marvel and be impressed by the deception of … Read more The Mystery of the Eighth Beast Fully Exposed
In previous posts I have thoroughly described how that the beasts of Revelation represent the collective body of people who are still living fleshly carnal lives of sin. They may be very religious, and they may even call themselves “Christian”, but their nature is fleshly like a beast. They are not living under the direction … Read more Who are the Ten Horns of the Beast of Revelation?
The fourth in a series of messages on the book: Revelation of Jesus Christ (a podcast sound file) Download – Are You Still Admiring Babylon? – Idaho 5-2012 (Note: when you get the message “The file exceeds the maximum size that we scan. Download anyway” you will have to click on the “Download anyway” link … Read more Are You Still in Admiration of Babylon?
“And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.” ~ Revelation 18:1 The world “angel” in the original means messenger sent from God. Only Jesus is the messenger sent from God with great power. And only he is the light that … Read more Has the Light of Jesus Shown You the Twice Fallen Babylon?
“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.” ~ Revelation 18:4 This voice from heaven is the Word of God as it has been recorded in the scriptures: “Be ye not unequally yoked … Read more Come out of Babylon, My People!
“For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.” ~ Revelation 18:5 The world is completely engulfed in sin and immorality because of its rebellion against God. But God still has great mercy reaching to them (if they will receive it) because most of them have never known Jesus Christ and … Read more Can Sin Be Found in Heavenly Places?
In Revelation chapter 18, God declares the immediacy and intensity of Babylon’s final judgement. And yet, at the very same time, Babylon is bragging about her own claim to spiritual righteousness and authority. (Please note: Babylon stands for the spiritual hypocrisy of those claiming to be Christian, but yet they live under the power of … Read more In Just One Hour Babylon’s Judgement has Come!
“Rejoice over her, thou heaven, and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.” Revelation 18:20 The spirit of Babylon’s hypocrisy has always worked in some way throughout history. That is why the scripture states “and ye holy apostles and prophets; for God hath avenged you on her.” It is the … Read more Rejoice for God has Avenged You on Babylon, and Thrown Her Down!
Many are getting an understanding of the meaning and the need to “come out of Babylon” (see Revelation 18:4-5). But there still seems to be a lot of confusion concerning “where do I go?” “Come out of Babylon” in a “nut shell” means to forsake being just a nominal Christian. Quit playing the social religious … Read more Come Out of Babylon – But Where Do I Go?