Our text is one just line of Scripture. Matthew 5:5, "Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth".
In Revelation 17 and 18 we'll learn that the Lord hates and abases the proud heart but exalts the humble. In this lesson we will tie Scripture into some of the current conspiracies we've discussed and identified in official documentation, to show where they were prophesied in the Bible.
Revelation 17:1, "And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying to me, 'Come hither; I will show you the judgment of the great whore who sits upon many waters'."
The seventh angel, the late William Branham, is going to show the end-time Bride the Judgment of Rome and her Protestant daughters. They were found guilty of adultery against their espoused Husband, Christ, by the temporary judgment or trial of jealousy of the non-elect professors of Christianity in Revelation 15 and 16.
We can easily place this in time, because the woman or church sits upon or controls many waters or nations, and she begins her rule after the end of the Gentile dispensation, in the days of the NWO.
Revelation 17:2, "With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication."
Let's just take a look at these ""kings of the earth" because they will be ruling the NWO together with Rome.
Revelation 16:13, "And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet."
Frogs always look behind them, and this trinity of unclean spirits look back to the First Nicea Council where the trinity doctrine was introduced from paganism into Christendom. Rome's religion may be traced to Babel where it was introduced by Ham, Cush and Nimrod after the Flood. Its had distinct incarnations in all four Gentile world empires, to the Dragon of Imperial Rome. Imperial Rome later reincarnated as the spiritual Beast of Papal Rome and is presently gathering into itself all the evil attributes of the previous four natural world empires for its final assault before the Millennium.
Trinitarianism is the foundation of the Roman Catholic church. The Babylonian doctrines were introduced gradually, beginning with the "deeds" of a priestly hierarchy that became ratified as "doctrine" at the First Nicea Council. They were then enforced upon the known world when this nicolaitane priesthood was headed up by the "False Prophet", or first Pope.
This evil Babylonian power that ruled in the four successive world empires, disappeared for a time after the demise of Imperial Rome. But it was transformed at the First Nicea Council of AD 325 to the Roman Catholic organization and regained power under its new head, the false prophet or first Pope. The Roman Catholic church is the mystery of Babylon the Great, its trinitarian worship unchanged.
Revelation 16:14, "For they are the spirits of demons, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty".
From its organization at the First Nicea Council, the Roman church grew in power. After Imperial Rome's demise and division into ten kingdoms, there was fierce rivalry between emperor and pope. Papal Rome became supreme and from the days of the Crusades, her trinity doctrine and dogma brought even kings to submission. Soon it will gather them to the battle of Armageddon.
When judgment falls upon this natural realm it must simultaneously fall upon the intelligent beings of the unseen world that rule over the children of disobedience.
Isaiah 24:21-23, "And it shall come to pass in that day, that the LORD shall punish the host of the high ones that are on high, (the casting out of Satan with his demons at the end of the Gentile dispensation as foretold in Revelation 12:9), and the kings of the earth (will also be punished) upon the earth (at Armageddon)".
"And they shall be gathered together, as prisoners are gathered in a dungeon, and shall be shut up in the prison, (they are powerless and imprisoned by a chain of circumstances because the sinners are all in the grave) and after many days (the Millennium) they'll be visited" (and resurrected for the judgment -- II Peter 2:4; Jude 6; Revelation 20:1-3. And after the binding, loosing, judgment and destruction of Satan and his subjects, the world will become what it might have been from the garden of Eden).
"Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the LORD of hosts reigns in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his ancients (the twenty-four elders) gloriously".
The moon and sun type the Church and Jesus Christ. But their light will pale before the glory of God manifest in His saints, who will henceforth rule this earth and have dominion over it (fulfilling Genesis 1:28). And in Zion the elect shall have eternal rest and protection (Isaiah 4:5-6).
The moral condition of a people is dependent upon the rectitude of its rulers, as shown by the history of Israel and every nation (Isaiah 1:22-31). In the new Jerusalem the elders will not promote wickedness (Isaiah 3:14) but all that's good and glorious.
Revelation 17:3-5, "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. 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: and upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH."
This beast of Revelation 17:5 is from the sea. It's Rome, and she "sits upon many waters", or bases her authority upon many nations whom she controls by the trinity of unclean spirits that come from her mouth. And who are these nations? They're the European nations who colonized, settled, and ruled the world. And they did so under either the dual keys of Papal Rome, or the part-Word of her harlot daughters, who have since apostatized and returned to mother Rome. The "kings of these nations (or the Black Nobility) have committed fornication with her, and the ordinary man who inhabits the earth has become drunk with her fornication" (because, unlike "the kings of the earth", they actually trust Rome's promises). Rome is the object of idolatry for the kings of the earth, and their subjects. The idolatry of these "kings of the earth" has seduced them to a thousand-fold apostasy from the Word of God, from humanity, truth, and righteousness.
Not only have they departed from the true God in company with Rome but they have done so alone, as her followers and imitators, swept along by "those who inhabit the earth". Their flattering subjects, hangers-on, and the weak of mind and character, became intoxicated in worldly, fanatical enthusiasm and bigotry.
The theocracy that bore Christ, crucified Him once it apostatized. Jesus taught that His enemies were those of His Own household. And Brother Branham taught us the wheat and the chaff grow on the same ear, Wheat and tares grow in the same field, as the true and false churches both call themselves Christ's Bride. So Antichrist arises from corrupt Christianity as he arose from corrupt Judaism.
The means of the woman's dominion and glory is no longer signified by the moon (law) beneath her feet, and twelve stars (or apostles) above her head like the early church. It is now the "golden cup", symbolic of divine consecration, communion with God and Spiritual refreshment, but "full of the abominations and filthiness of her fornication" or idolatry, and the iniquities that follow, by which she is identified. The uncleannesses of her "abominations" denote unaturalnesses and are all those immoralities that follow earth's departure from the true God and its service of false divinities. On her forehead she has a name written as a mystery: "Babylon the Great" has been transformed into this false Church system.
She is most repulsive in her appearance, as one might imagine of a drunken woman whose children are harlots. The beast Rome controls is the power of the old Roman Empire, which is the Black Nobility. It suffers the woman only because she promises to lift them out of their apparent annihilation and powerlessness.
Revelation 17:6-8, "And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.
And the angel said to me, 'Why did you marvel? I will tell you the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carried her, which has the seven heads and ten horns. The beast that you saw 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'."
John represents ourselves, the end-time Bride who won't see death. He ponders the mystery of how such an abominable woman could come to control the nobility of Europe, and the nations of the world.
The wounding of the beast's head in Revelation 13:1-3, was the demise of Imperial Rome, its division into ten kingdoms and reincarnation as Papal Rome. The power of the Black Nobility also seemed to disappear as their monarchies were gradually overtaken by democracy, Communism, Fascism and Nazism. But in Revelation 17:7-18, the seventh angel, Brother Branham, unveils the mystery of the beast or power: "which was, and is not, and yet is". This is the trail of the serpent and reveals how Satan incarnate himself through the four world empires into Papal Rome, and finally as their man ruling the whole world.
The anti-Christian power that existed before Christ seemed to have been annihilated when Imperial Rome broke into ten kingdoms which also fell, leaving rulership in the hands of the woman or church. She fell from her high estate as Queen of Heaven and joint-heir of all things with Jesus. But as successor to Babylon, she inherits all the earthly power of the Roman empire once it is revived in an anti-Christian coalition with the de-facto kings of Europe.
Nazi scholars recognized the history of the European idea and attempted to convince conquored nations that they should join Germany in a United States of Europe, but definately dominated by Germans. Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's Propaganda Minister, stated in 1943 that the "aim of our struggle must be to create a unified Europe. The Germans alone can really organize Europe". (Herzstein 1982:122-3; 131; 140; 228).
"Even as the Nazis invaded, their plans were drawn up - for the Final Solution, the harnassing of mineral wealth into vast Reich cartels and monopolies, and for the slave labor program. They dreamed of a 'Common Market', a post-war European Confederation within a common legal and currency system. And after the Nazis had surrendered, the planners lived on in the ministries of the Federal Republic, making their theories the cornerstone of policy" ("When Nazi Dreams Come True", Huntington 1996, 103).
After World War II, some of the Nazis re-occupied top positions in banking, industry, government, etc., and put into effect a snow-balling policy which would lead ultimately to a United States of Europe. And although most of them have since died, their policies exist and they no doubt have successors who, too, believe in a United States of Europe. Its what we see in the European Union.
Their philosophy has been thoroughly integrated with that of the pan-European royalists and aristocrats. Prince Loewenstein published a marvellous work in 1934, "After Hitler's Fall". In this book he advocated a Germany which is Christian and which has its roots nore firmly in the Reich concept that the neo-paganism of Hitler's Germany. This is indicative of the ongoing love-hate relationship between the Catholic church and the Emperors of Europe: the former advocating worship of a Christ; the latter believing that they should be worshipped, and it may be believed, that they were descendants of Christ! Like the Merovingians. Here are some interesting extracts from the pages of this book -- published in 1934:
"This book deals with the idea and form of the coming Reich . . . For the New Germany for which we are fighting is founded on its mission of universal service . . . the beginning of the Reich . . . dates from the time when the Roman Empire united all the barbarous tribes . . . Hence the foundations are Roman and will remain so till the end of time . . . a unified worldwide Reich . . . those who fail to understand the real history of the Roman symbol are constantly misunderstanding its significance . . .the effects of which will appear anew in the future - "The Holy German-Roman Empire" . . . there is thus a fraternal relationship between the Roman and German state-ideas . . . young Germans enlisted in enormous numbers in the Roman legions . . . Even the Caesarean world empire was strongly influenced by German forces; in Gaul, as well as in the East against Pompey, Germans won the victories for the Roman eagles".
Note the direct link between Germany and Rome as Prince Loewenstein continues: "If only our voice could be joined with that of the Vatican, which today forms the one point of stability in the general madness . . .not 'Proletarians of all lands -- unite!' but 'Catholics of all lands - unite!' is the challenge that must precede the approaching revolution in the West. This Protestantism was the real forerunner of atheism and is guilty of having forced millions out of the Christian community".
That inner clique wishes to have also a Catholic-dominated Europe:
"There is no antithesis between the Reich and what true socialism affirms . . . but there is a sharp antithesis between the Reich and the negative side of socialism . . . what is needed is collaboration between the idea of the Reich and the ideas of traditional European Socialism".
Here he is clearly advocating the Christian Socialism of Catholic anti-communist and anti-globalist zealots. He advocates a type of state feudalism where the coming European Reich will own all property within its bounds, however transferring them into a "public loan", which is entrusted to the individual only for his administration in the service of the whole. Here we see the Corporate State, a new variant of socialism accepted by both the left and the right. A return to feudalism and serfdom is what the Black Nobility and environmental movement project.
Those who are not students of history would fail to recognize the centuries-old hatred of the self-styled Jews for Germany. Real Israel's enemy, Imperial Rome, became Papal Rome. And the Holy Roman Empire was basically the German Empire. Read the what Talmud says about Rome. If you can see this, you will understand much of past and future history. You will understand why Britain and America were led into two world wars. Why the Jews developed both Communism and Nazism and set them into conflict. Why Italy and Germany and Papal Rome were indentified together in World War II. Why the political Zionists are promoting their Communistic NWO Police State that will give their godless elites "chosen people status" whilst Rome is working to restore her world empire and absolute control. The Devil is behind both camps. Rome will rule the world but will eventually be destroyed by Communism.
A new, modern variation of Fascism is rearing its ugly head. A new Roman-Fascist Empire which is structured on the religion, economy, finance, corporatism, symbolism and warring prowess of the ancient Roman Empire will arise! A force very much more dangerous to true Christianity and freedom than the Communist system ever was. It will be at first prosperous and successful. It will not only beguile many, but will be eventually kill all who will not submit. This will be the NWO whose charismatic leader, the incarnate Pope, will embody the state and require total obedience as "king of kings", ruling over the "kings of the earth".
Finally, Prince Loewenstein explains, ". . . I call to mind the twelve men who wore the German-Roman Imperial crown and were my ancestors . . . A German Reich will arise to fulfil the history of all its centuries - A German Reich, in whose golden eagles is alive the idea of social, political and spiritual liberty" (After Hitler's Fall, Loewenstein, 1:4; 12:3; 53; 194:5; 236:7; 273).
Prince Loewenstein believed that the Roman Eagle will be a major symbol of the coming Fourth Reich, together with the cross. As with so many Roman-German symbols, including the swastika, a broken cross, they all lead back to Babylon - even the extended arm salute.
"German leaders have in the name of "Europe" ruthlessly pursued their own national interest while pretending all the time that only an integrayed Europe can quell their own "dangerous nationalist elements" (Treason at Maastricht. The Destruction of the Nation State, Rodney Atkinson, 141). As if to verify this claim, German Chancellor Helmut Kohl has stated publicly, "The future will belong to the Germans -- when we build the house of Europe" (ibid:107).
Brother Branham said, "There's been a Roman revival. Do you know what happens? If they give the western part, or the eastern part of Berlin back, that puts . . . the Roman empire, just exactly in the old circle it was in the time of Jesus" (End-Time Seed Sign, 62-0319)
Yet our Western once-Christian Khazar-Jew controlled politicians, industrialists and financiers imagine they can build a perverted world system that will guarantee free trade, individual freedoms, immorality, miscegenation and religious union. The monster they're assisting to create in the form of a European Union, will soon become the reconstituted Roman Empire foretold by Daniel, Isaiah, Ezekiel, Jesus and John.
Revelation 17:9-11, "here is the mind which has wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sits. (That's Rome). And there are seven kings: five are fallen, (Julius Caesar, Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula and Claudius), and one IS, (Nero), and the other is not yet come (Galba); and when he comes, he must continue a short space. And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth (the last Pope who will be Satan incarnate), and is of the seven, and goes into perdition." (Feast of Tabernacles, Part II).
Revelation 17:12-15, "And the ten horns which you saw are ten kings, who have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast. (This is the Black Nobility Jesus called, "the kings of the earth"). These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast (for mutual benefit).
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 (by their own choosing. The Elect). And He said unto me, 'The waters which you saw, where the whore sits, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues'."
This is the NWO we saw in Revelation 17:1. Finally, however, there is to be a reversal of relations when the Black Nobility will hate the woman, side with Communist Russia and destroy the Vatican City State with an atomic bomb.
Revelation 17:16-18, "The ten horns which you saw upon the beast, shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire. For God has put in their hearts to fulfill His will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the Words of God shall be fulfilled. And the woman which you saw is that great city, which reigns over the kings of the earth". ("Great Babylon", which is Papal Rome).
The privileged position and pseudo-Christian identity of Vatican City will be wasted. Daniel 9:27 says, "After the first three and a half years of Daniel's seventieth week, Rome who desolated the Temple, will herself be desolated". The Black Nobility will side with Communist Russia and destroy the Vatican with a nuclear bomb.
They will strip the harlot naked of the adornments by which she seduced them. They shall rob her of her flesh or possessions, and utterly consume her by atomic "auto de fe" as a test of her faith.
In the pomp of false magnificence, the woman has lapsed into the extreme of hideousness -- a harlot drunken with blood -- the blood of the saints. Still bearing the golden cup of godly consecration, she rides the pale horse of anti-Christianity to the lake of Fire.
Revelation 18:1-5, "After Rome's mystery is disclosed by the angel to the Laodicean Church Age in Revelation 17, Christ's Bride sees another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth is lightened with His glory.
Through His prophet He cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, 'Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and become the habitation of demons, the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird. 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 made rich through the abundance of her delicacies'."
The heavenly Angel Whose glory enlightens the earth is Christ: the fullness of the Word, veiled behind the seventh angel and revealed through his Message. Modern intellectual civilization has educated church-goers into a cage of death by the spirit of lawlessness. We know it as denominationalism or Roman Catholicism and the World Council of Churches.
Because words are thoughts expressed they carry spirits with them. These unclean spirits manifested through teachings in the several stages of Satan's incarnation from Babylon to Medo-Persia, Greece, Imperial Rome, Papal Rome, and to the false prophet. Finally Satan is cast out from heaven and becomes incarnate in the Pope.
Christ's Light is shining around the world by Words. It's the end-time Message that exposes the dark mystery of Rome and her harlot daughters, calling His people out of her. Words express spirit.
"And I heard another voice from heaven, confirming the prophet's Message and saying, 'Come out of her, My people, that you do not partake of her sins, and receive not of her plagues. For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities'."
God's judgment reveals the devastating pits to which the apostate church has sunk from Revelation 12:9 to 18:2-3. Where once she was God's dwelling-place, she has become the tabernacle of demons; the watch-tower of spirits unclean in thought and life; and a cage for every unclean and detestable bird, like vultures that feed on carrion, not God's eagles who fly above the things of this world and eat only fresh food.
The apostate church has grown like the mustard seed into a strong and secure gathering-place of evil minds intent upon the prey of earthly profit and material pleasures (Matthew 13:32). The cause of Rome's destruction is the stimulation that inflamed the riotous enthusiasm for her idolatries. She intoxicated every nation with this wine, instead of nourishing them with the milk of the Gospel.
The kings of the earth have deified her and been deified by her in return, establishing and glorifying one another through tradition. These are the Black Nobility. And the merchants or speculators of earth, bent on mammon are known as International Bankers, or self-styled Khazar Jews, who have become rich through her luxury.
This Voice from heaven confirms Brother Branham's voice on earth. It is the "midnight cry" of Matthew 25, calling for the people of God to separate themselves from the City of Babylon.
It was Cain, the serpent-seed who initiated city-building. Nimrod followed his example after the Flood. The beginning of his kingdom was Babel.
This city is the source of all the evil found in the world today. Her mystery religion is preserved by the Roman Catholic church which Jesus calls "Babylon the Great". Her devious and loathsome duplicities are preserved in the Talmud and are the guide to those who manage her usurious and fraudulent fractional reserve banking system. Jesus calls these bankers "the merchants (or speculators) of the earth". We call them International Bankers, and their base of operations, "The City", or "The City of London".
The third group originating in the City of Babylon are "the kings of the earth". All of the royal houses of Europe are blood-related to the oligarchy of Genoa and Venice who were and are Khazars. They are known as the "Black Nobility" because of the unprincipled ruthlessness by which they rose to and maintain power. By their Divine Right as Kings in league with the Vatican, they amassed incredible wealth and power. These are the ten horns who have received no kingdom but will receive power as defacto kings under the NWO during the first half of Daniel's seventieth week.
This recompense is addressed to those to whom Rome has presented the cup. Matthew 7:6, "Give not that which is holy unto the dogs, neither cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and REND you". The ten horns of the beast or Black Nobility will "turn again" and execute a double recompense upon Rome. According to Revelation 17:16, they'll "hate the whore", and bomb Vatican City State off the face of the earth. Her obdurate nature doubles her guilt and her punishment.
Revelation 18:6-8, "Do to her even as she has done to you and give her double according to her works: in the cup which she has filled fill to her double. She glorified herself, and lived in pleasure. Match it now with torments and sorrows: for she says in her heart, 'I'm enthroned as a queen, a helpless widow I am NOT and shall NOT experience sorrow'.
Her self-sufficient cry is in response to the lament of the kings of the earth in her account. She is a queen to whom they have paid homage. She's been magnified by the rich merchants and seafarers, glorified by artisans and marveled-at in her splendor, possessions and enjoyments by the ordinary people.
Because of this her plagues shall not be gradual, but death, and mourning, and famine will come upon her in one day; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judges her."
Her death is annihilation from God and separation from the living. This is also the recompense upon the members of her false religion and its daughter churches. Mourning - her egoistic lamentation shall cease. Famine - her hunger for world hegemony and the famine she brought upon all the world for hearing the true Word of God will end. And she shall be utterly burned with atomic fire for she is "cherem" - dedicated to destruction for the glory of God.
The heavenly voice denounces the "kings of the earth" or "Black Nobility", and "the merchants of the earth" - hof Juden commoners or court Jews - among the Khazar elites, representing them as mourners. It's like a game of chess, and we goyim are the pawns in their game.
Revelation 18:9-10, "And the kings of the earth who have committed fornication and enjoyed her luxuries, shall bewail her, and lament for her, when they shall see the smoke of her burning, standing afar off for the fear of her nuclear torment, saying, 'Alas, that great city, Babylon! that mighty city! In one moment your judgment has overtaken you'."
Her US Protestant image, will "make fire come down from heaven in the sight of men". Fire from heaven symbolizes Divine judgment, as when the "sons of thunder" wanted to send down fire on unbelieving Samaritans (I Kings 18; Luke 9:54). Fire from heaven also connotes Divine vindication, as when Elijah called down fire from heaven to ignite his offering. This is a warning by Rome's US image early in the tribulation to intimidate the world's religions into an inter-faith co-operation through the World Council of Churches, in order to restore peace, and to put the genie of Communism back into its bottle, following Russia's invasion of the USA.
This "miracle" will be after the earthquakes that sink Los Angeles and divide the Mount of Olives. And after invasions of the USA and Israel by Russia and the Moslems. This deceit will precipitate the universal call to elect the Devil-incarnate Pope to head a NWO and eventually to the darkness of false worship that will have America force the mark of the beast (Revelation 13:13).
What will constitute the phenomenon of "fire from heaven" is yet a matter of speculation. It may take the form of a universal laser light show projected from satellites, or an atom bomb dropped on, say Iraq, to discourage "recalcitrance" among other nations. This is mere speculation, and I do not know at this stage.
It is poetic justice that Rome herself will be consumed in a great conflagration that illumines the earth naturally as the Message of William Branham illumined it Spiritually.
By deifying herself instead of bringing man to God, Rome exhibited the spirit of Satan. She made herself the centre of all corruption and induced the kings of the earth to exceed their authority and exchange reciprocal deifications with her. And either in pride, to compete with her, or to identify in union, lending her legitimacy, thus establishing the spheres of luxury, pomp and ceremony and the traditions we call "royalty" . . . and "religion".
The merchants of the earth, or International Bankers who made this extravagance possible, likewise attained to morbid greatness with corresponding riches and grandeur. Even ordinary craftsmen and wholesalers have prospered with Great Babylon. Now they are ruined with her fall, and faithless to her in her hour of need.
Revelation 18:11-14, "The merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buys their merchandise any more: the merchandise of gold, silver, precious stones, and pearls, of fine linen, purple, silk, and scarlet; all kinds of scented wood, all manner of ivory goods, and the most expensive articles of wood, brass, iron and marble; of cinnamon, perfumes, incense, ointments, and frankincense, of wine and olive oil, fine flour and wheat, of cattle and sheep, horses and conveyances, and the souls of slaves, as well as their bodies. All the delicacies you loved so much are gone from you, and all of your dainty luxuries, your elegance and splendor are lost to you forever."
For the worldly mind, this detail of articles of pomp and pleasure is of supreme importance, since for Babylon, every particle of her pleasure becomes a particle of torment (Isaiah 3). It is expected that the kings should weep and wail, as the glory and charisma and magic of traditions which caused them to become worshipers of the city has dissolved in one momentary mushroom-shaped puff of smoke. Their own rule was dependent upon the Roman Hierarchy, with whom they shared reciprocal deification.
Whilst the kings lament the JUDGMENT upon Babylon, the merchants lament: that in an instant, such great WEALTH of luxury in which Babylon arrayed herself, is destroyed. They sorrow for their own loss, as do shipowners and their crews for they were "made rich by her" (Revelation 18:15-19).
Revelation 18:21-23, "And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, 'Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all. And the voice of harpers, and musicians, and of pipers, and trumpeters, shall be heard no more at all in thee; and no craftsman, of whatsoever craft he be, shall be found any more in thee; and the sound of a millstone shall be heard no more at all in thee; And the light of a candle shall shine no more at all in thee; and the voice of the bridegroom and of the bride shall be heard no more at all in thee: for thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived'."
The millstone signifies the punishment for offense (Matthew 18:6). The act of casting the stone violently, creates a whirlpool. Its sinking is symbolic of the imminent sudden and violent reprobation of another Babylon, the Babylon of Hollywood, in the land of the image to the beast. Hollywood's Jews claim they "created America", by the synthetic images projected by their media and movies. This illusion is the only America the world knows. Los Angeles and 1300 x4-500 miles of California will sink beneath the Pacific following the greatest earthquake since man was upon the face of the earth. This marks the end of the Gentile dispensation and is the start of the Day of the Lord.
This angel is the angel of Revelation 19:9-10, who previews for us Christ's parousia to Israel, the events culminating in Armageddon, and the return of the glorified Jesus with the saints of all Ages. The sinking of Los Angeles will be the token of the coming sudden destruction of Rome.
God spoke to Brother Branham when he was hunting with some of the brethren, saying: "Pick up that rock and throw it in the air, and say, 'THUS SAITH THE LORD'." He did so and said to his brethren, "Within 24 hours, you'll see the hand of God".
The next day at about 10:00 a.m., a whirlwind Fire came down from heaven, cut the tops off the trees and blasted pyramid-shaped rocks from the surrounding cliffs. It made three blasts; Brother Branham said, "Judgment is striking the West Coast". Two days later, Fairbanks, Alaska, was almost sunk by an earthquake. It was the token of a "stone cast into the sea like a great millstone," signifying that Los Angeles, the Babylon of the West, will shortly be cast into the sea "and shall be found no more at all".
Revelation 18:24, "And in her was found the blood of prophets, and of saints, and of ALL that were slain upon the earth." The Roman Catholic church has a spiritual pedigree going back to the days of Cain who slew his step-brother, Abel.
A great uniting time has come on the world as the NWO approaches. The different groups of elites are negotiating for coalition and a stake in the carve-up of power and spoils from enslaving the whole world. They are each different manifestations of Satan on earth and their dominating influence is the power of the Roman Catholic church established at the First Nicea Council, whose mark is the trinity of Babylon.
All three leading characters have their roots in Babylon. They are Babylon the Great, the Roman Catholic church; and the kings of the earth, or Black Nobility, descended from the oligarchical families of Genoa and Venice who were Khazars, instructed in the Babylonian Talmud and usurious Babylonian banking system; also the elite from among the "common" Khazar Jews we know as International Bankers. Each group belongs to the Illuminati and each is vying for pre-eminence.
Satan will be cast out of heaven after the Gentile dispensation, and incarnate the Pope. Rome will rule the NWO in association with the other two groups. Rome and the Black Nobility have many common sympathies and are mutually dependent. The International Bankers on the other hand are International Jews. Whereas the Church and Nobility rely upon tradition and psychology for their power over the people, the Bankers make up the rules as they play. They own allegiance neither to their host country and its citizens, nor to Israel, their fellow Khazars or genuine Israelites - except for their utility. They care only for money and power.
Rome will make an agreement with the Bankers or "merchants" to refinance the currency. And after ruling for forty-two months when world trade, commerce and industry are revived, she will break her agreement. The Jews will become Communist. Communism is, after all an Illuminati or Zionist plot. The Black Nobility will "hate the whore", and aligning themselves with Russia, bomb the Vatican from the face of the earth. Russia annihilates North America in similar fashion, and it appears as if something like the scenario planned by Albert Pike and described to Mazzini will transpire wherein the aspirants to undisputed world domination will provoke the greatest social cataclysm the world has ever known.
That will be the third and last of his three planned revolutions, "We shall unleash the Nihilists (who oppose all constitutional authority, religious and moral principles) and 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 be from that moment without 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, a manifestation which will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time."
Revelation 16:14, "Spirits of demons, working miracles, go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty". bb980313.htm
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