Bible Believers' Newsletter 1119
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; we always appreciate your company and are pleased you could join us in fellowship around God's unchanging Word.
Today we return to our study on "Israel's Fifth Trumpet." Our news items focus upon the monetary system, finance and the spirit of Laodicea which means "rights of the people." The Lord God is assessing every one of us according to the decisions we make when confronted with His revealed Word. Are we serving Him or worshipping the ten senses of our corruptible flesh and our mortal spirit? This is the greatest battle we will ever fight—wisdom versus faith, the world or the Word. We must mortify the deeds of the flesh and die daily to the willfulness of our mortal spirit.
Civilization has reached a pivotal point under the deadly two-pronged attack by the Money Power of the City of London: the COVID-19 plandemic and Modern Money Theory—a heterodox macroeconomic theory that describes currency as a public monopoly and unemployment as evidence that a currency monopolist is overly restricting the supply of the financial assets needed to pay taxes, satisfy savings and material desires. Nations are creating fake money as fast as their fingers can work keyboard and mouse with no consideration as to how posterity might repay national debt and balance the books.
While the best politicians money can buy spend national treasure and extending the deficit—making themselves well-favoured at our expense under cover of the coronavirus hoax, the Money Power is planning how best, and how soon they will be able to replace cash with digital global currency unit . . . outlaw or license non-government crypto currency in order to maintain their corrupt fractional reserve usury.
Quantitative Easing in the USA since the 2008/9 collapse has produced no benefit whatsoever. Every president since FDR has solemnly promised that his policies will not aggravate the economic malaise. Talk is cheap; the nations of carnal churchgoers have come to the place of no more repentance. Their personal wealth, their liberty and their nations belong to the usurer, and Shylock is demanding his pound of flesh. Now! China has steadily accumulated US Treasury securities to finance the US, holding almost US$2 trillion, about 5%, of the $23 trillion national debt of the USA. Now that the US dollar and their securities are falling in value it is time for China to sell; this of itself will diminish the value of the dollar.
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. We encourage you to share our Newsletter with friends, family and colleagues, and look forward to any comments or questions you may have. Whoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Everything here presented should be confirmed personally in your own Bible.
The Dismemberment of the World
July 20, 2020 — The US Federal Reserve serves as the great enabler. It is the engine that drives the US thrust for primacy. The Fed's ability to print apparently unlimited money; its backstopping of any amount of US government spending simply removes any meaningful limits to US actions. It creates a compelling illusion that there are no consequences to US government actions. The US smugly believes itself to be winning the trade war. It can sanction the world at whim.
As economist Mark Thornton put it in a Q&A published at the Mises Wire, America now has this President and a generation in power that has no concept of monetary restraint, and as a result, has no heed for government policy restraint—either domestically or externally. While the Fed's policy is unprecedented and even outlandish, other G7 central banks are going to even greater extremes. By colluding in a monetary race to the bottom—each state debasing their currencies jointly and collectively—these 'Vichy' Central Bankers both conceal the dollar de-basement, whilst piling fuel onto the illusion of 'no consequences; no accountability and no limit' to the dollar's fire-power.
So the US government feels empowered to sanction China over human rights in Xinjiang, over its visa policy in Tibet, over Huawei actions, over Hong Kong—and even thinks to travel-ban the entire CCP. China's crime? It didn't become 'like US' (as we had anticipated). Non-compliant Russia, like Iran, is already sanctioned up to its eyes, and in the Middle East, US officials have relished the prospect of starving and financially bludgeoning Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Jordan and Iran into line. Gulf States too—even Israel in respect to China—are required to collude in financial siege-war of one sort or another—or face having their 'security umbrella' cancelled.
There are many in Washington who regard this as America 'winning'—and good election tactics, too. There is however, old wisdom about such pursuit of a dismembered world. It is the story of Osiris. The 'world' then, was Egypt. Osiris had inherited the fertile Nile Delta, and his younger brother, Seth, had received only a lesser, more arid portion . . . Full story: strategic-culture.org
Putin's Vision for an Anti-Fascist/Open System Future and You
July 7, 2020 — In the course of President Putin's June 24 opening speech during the Moscow Parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of WWII, the following call to action was made: "We understand how important it is to strengthen friendship and trust between nations, and are open to dialogue and cooperation on the most pressing issues on the international agenda. Among them is the creation of a common reliable security system, something the complex and rapidly changing modern world needs. Only together can we protect the world from new dangerous threats."
This call echoed the President's powerful June 19 article published in the National Interest where he outlined in stark terms the powerful financier and aristocratic forces behind the rise of Hitler in the wake of WWI, and the vital need to honor those millions who died to ensure freedom and survival for future generations. In his article, Putin laid out the call for an emergency meeting among the five veto-carrying members of the UN Security Council which he first publicized during his January 15, 2020 State of the Union.
Although respect for Russia' leader runs high, I have noticed that most people have still found it exceptionally difficult to see how Putin's solution-oriented spirit is anything but naïve fancy. After all, aren't relations between Russia and America as low as they have ever been? Aren't things even worse between the USA and China? How could anything good possibly come from a USA which has acted like a decadent imperial machine for decades?
Although very understandable, this inability to understand Putin's intention is something I would like to help correct within this brief article. To restate my position: Putin is no idiot.
Putin is a figure who is very much animated by a strong sense of moral duty which has given him the insight into both history and the future which is rare among citizens of our current epoch, and even rarer among the political class.
Putin also recognizes that the western neo-liberal system is sitting on the precipice of the worst financial meltdown in recorded history and he also knows that a new system will, by necessity be brought online. It is understood that the terms of this new system have to be fleshed out as soon as possible if a new hardcore fascist "solution" will be avoided along with the obvious world war that would soon follow.
As I have laid out in a recent report, the foundations for that new operating system will either be rooted in open system or closed system thinking. The reason for this depressing fact is simple.
In all closed (i.e. finite/bounded) systems, the number of people alive will always tend to consume more energy than the system itself creates over time as resources, and agricultural potential is slowly drawn down and entropy increases.
In such a world, someone has to decide who receives those ever-diminishing returns of resources, and who are the useless eaters to be sacrificed "for the greater good" of the system. This is the Hobbesian world that such misanthropes like Thomas Malthus, T.H. Huxley, Henry Kissinger and Al Gore live in. In true Pygmalion fashion, these cynics will use any and all political clout at their disposal to force society to adhere to their obsession with "balance", "mathematical equilibrium" and perfect linear predictability. The self-professed "alphas" of these sorts of master-slave societies are committed to forcing the "might-makes-right" laws of the jungle onto humanity. In the closed-uncreative world of such a misanthrope, imbalance is considered both un-natural and evil. Imbalance is wild. It is unpredictable. It is open.
Based on their words and actions, Putin, Xi, and other leaders of today's multipolar alliance do not think this way.
As a short example of my meaning, listen to President Xi describe the fundamental principle of open system economics during a 2016 speech to the CPC central committee:
"Coordinated development is the unity of balanced development and imbalanced development. The process from balance to imbalance and then to rebalance is the basic law of development. Balance is relative while imbalance is absolute. Emphasizing coordinated development is not pursuing equalitarianism, but giving more importance to equal opportunities and balanced resource allocation."
By placing imbalance as the absolute factor, and balance as merely relative, Xi is defining a process of progress built upon creative leaps with each higher system requiring a reasonable balance/distribution of resource use, but without ever becoming reliant on that particular set of finite resources.
Putin expressed his understanding of this principle in his own way when he discussed the importance of unlimited energy and growth potential attainable through the harnessing of fusion power:
"Potentially we can harness a colossal, inexhaustible and safe source of energy. However, we will only succeed in fusion energy and in solving other fundamental tasks if we establish broad international cooperation and interaction between government and business, and join the efforts of researchers representing different scientific schools and areas. If technological development becomes truly global, it will not be split up or reined in by attempts to monopolize progress, limit access to education and put up new obstacles to the free exchange of knowledge and ideas. With their help, scientists will be able to literally see nature's creation processes."
Programs like China's Belt and Road Initiative (and its space, polar, health and information extensions) has not only won over 135 nations to its framework but this program is entirely rooted in open system thinking. Within this framework's operating system, there is no presumed fixed limit to resources or endpoint to the progress that nations can create if certain principles are adhered to . . . If the USA has even a modicum of sanity at this late stage, then Trump will give Pompeo and other neocons the Bolton/Bannon treatment and make Putin's offer a top priority for the sake of the USA's very survival as a nation, and humanity more broadly . . .
Putin's olive branches have piled up over recent years and there is no sign that he intends on permitting himself to be the cause for history's repetition into war, and if we are smart, then we will do everything in our power to ensure that this discussion not only occurs, but that open system economics prevails. Full story: strategic-culture.org
The Great Reset Fraud
July 15, 2020 — Under the global response mechanisms being proposed by the oligarchs running the World Economic Forum's Great Reset strategy, green energy grids designed to lower the world temperature by two degrees within 30 years by de-carbonizing society will have the effect of reducing the productive powers of labor of all nations rather than increasing those powers as the original New Deal had done.
Meanwhile Cap and Trade/Carbon pricing mechanisms designed by the Bank of England and the Carney/Bloomberg Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures promise to create financial incentives to reduce the world population potential by deconstructing the industrial economic order needed to sustain the nearly 8 billion souls on the surface of earth currently. In a recent speech to the City of London the former head of the Bank of England who now leads Boris Johnson's Climate Finance team said:
"Achieving net zero emissions will require a whole economy transition—every company, every bank, every insurer and investor will have to adjust their business models. This could turn an existential risk into the greatest commercial opportunity of our time."
Carney, who also happens to be the architect of the Central Bankers Climate Compact has previously threatened destruction on all businesses that refuse to conform to the new green standards which he and his controllers wish be imposed upon the world saying: "the firms that anticipate these developments will be rewarded handsomely. Those that don't will cease to exist".
While the new reset green system promises to feature more regulations onto finance, will those regulations be controlled by sovereign nation states in the interests of the general welfare of their people or by private central banks in the interests of an oligarchical elite obsessed with control, balance, and keeping nations gullible, confused, divided, depopulated and impoverished?
I think you can figure this out for yourself.
The only form of a legitimate Great Reset that will protect people, nations and reduce the influence of the financial oligarchy WHILE actually protecting the environment in the long-run is tied to the modern International New Deal known as the Belt and Road Initiative. By creating a new system of finance tied to long-term development, agro-industrial growth of full spectrum economies across the world, China and its allies have taken up the torch which was dropped by Franklin Roosevelt's early death on April 12, 1945. Any arrangement for a new economic reset would have to adhere to the proven principles of anti-fascist political economy that have been proven to work in the past and continue to work in the present.
A powerful start to this reset would involve President Trump agreeing to an emergency summit of Russia-China and the USA followed by a five-nation summit featuring the UK and France under the guidelines set forth by President Putin in 2020 and reiterated weeks ago. Full story: strategic-culture.org
Soros' Sophistry and the Fight to Shape a New Economic Science
July 22, 2020 — The trans-Atlantic System's meltdown has precipitated a flood of "false solutions" promoted by those same arsonists who have done much to set it ablaze under a post-industrial bubble economy over many decades.
These false solutions have taken the form of the Green New Deal which proposes to use the twofold economic crisis/COVID-19 pandemic to accelerate the transition into a de-carbonized world order driven around by green energy grids, cap and trade/carbon tax schemes and general population reduction. The insipid outlook behind this paradigm is rooted in a devout misanthropy aimed at solving humanity's problems by establishing technocratically management post-nation state regime.
The other paradigm advanced by Presidents Putin and Xi Jinping is in simple terms, a Multi-polar alliance under the guiding spirit of the Belt and Road/Polar Silk Road. Based upon their words and actions, both leaders have committed to open system models premised around the view that resources and growth are only as limited as the cognitive powers of the members of their nations. Vast megaprojects driven by high-speed rail, water programs, and space development highlight in practice just how their anti-Malthusian view has expressed itself in real time as 135 nations have already joined the framework at various levels and hundreds of millions have been lifted out of poverty . . . Full story: strategic-culture.org
Aussie Politicians Fight Three Wars at Once – Climate, Covid & China
20 July, 2020 — Australian politicians are trying to maintain their never-ending Climate War on carbon fuels while waging a Lockdown War on the elusive Covid virus and also provoking a Trade War with China, our biggest trading partner. We cannot afford three hopeless and costly wars at once. One would be too many.
The political war on carbon fuels has damaged the environment with forests of "green" power poles, flats of ground-sterilising solar panels, hills of bird-slicing wind turbines plus spider-webs of new power lines and roads. This mess produces unreliable expensive electricity, sterilizes land, and wastes water to keep solar panels clean. Imagine the debris when a cyclone sails through a "farm" of panels or a "forest" of turbines. This expensive and unreliable power, plus green taxes and regulations, has destroyed much of Australia's manufacturing, processing and refining industries—all for ZERO climate benefits.
The Covid Lockdown War is crippling many industries especially tourism, aviation, education, retail, sports, local pubs, media, rural shows and auctions and even the famous Brisbane Ekka. Attempts by politicians to hide their Lockdown damage with handouts for everyone has destroyed budgets and will cripple the currency, reward unemployment and produce another depression generation.
On top of all this, our politicians are stumbling into a trade war with China. This has produced swift retaliation on Australia's export industries and we will soon discover that most of our manufactured goods now come from China, because we have driven our factories out of Australia with uncompetitive power and labour costs and excessive red and green tape.
What to do? Four simple things:
Firstly, abandon the climate war on carbon fuels and withdraw from the useless and destructive Paris Climate Agreement. It will never cool the climate, even if that was a sensible goal. Abolish all subsidies and taxes supporting intermittent green energy and legislate that any generator feeding into the grid must be able to supply 24/7 power, either from their own backup facilities or under contracts.
Secondly, unlock the gates—dismantle Covid barriers, green gates, red tape and bureaucratic barriers.
Lockdown can't stop the virus—it just slows down its spread, delaying the development of community immunity. Individuals and families are free to self-isolate should they choose that option. Keep them informed but don't lock healthy law-abiding people behind barriers, spy cameras, police and troops.
Economic recovery needs to encourage and fast-track sensible infrastructure and development proposals. We should also abolish stamp duty and capital gains tax and reduce income tax. Governments should prohibit real pollution of land, air and water, but allow farmers, fishermen, foresters, explorers, miners and entrepreneurs to get on with building and expanding their businesses.
Thirdly, spread the recession pain to all protected government sectors. Cut taxes, and reduce the numbers and benefits for all in politics, bureaucracy, government media, academia and all able-bodied welfare recipients with no dependents.
Finally, stop publicly poking China with a pointy stick (as we did in the Covid witch-hunt.)
We do not need a trade war which will cost us dearly. Wait until Bunnings runs out of Chinese-built Ryobi tools and lithium batteries; the greens run out of Chinese solar panels, and Chinese imports of Australian coal, cattle, wool, barley, wheat etc are hit with tariffs or quotas. Quiet diplomacy and more competitive industry will achieve more than populist public posturing and provocation of our powerful neighbour. We need to quietly restore our secondary industries, diversify our markets, get some real defence capacity and cultivate allies in Asia and the Anglosphere.
"Speak softly, and carry a big stick" (President Theodore Roosevelt). The Saltbush Club.
Africa to be Testing Ground for 'Trust Stamp' Vaccine Record & Payment System
July 10, 2020 — A biometric digital identity platform that "evolves just as you evolve" is set to be introduced in "low-income, remote communities" in West Africa thanks to a public-private partnership between the Bill Gates-backed GAVI vaccine alliance, Mastercard and the AI-powered "identity authentication" company, Trust Stamp . . . integrated into the GAVI-Mastercard "Wellness Pass," a digital vaccination record and identity system that is also linked to Mastercard's click-to-play system that powered by its AI and machine learning technology called NuData. Mastercard, in addition to professing its commitment to promoting "centralized record keeping of childhood immunization" also describes itself as a leader toward a "World Beyond Cash" . . .
It is unclear how much the Wellness Pass initiative is motivated by public health concerns as opposed to free market considerations. Indeed, the GAVI alliance, largely funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates and Rockefeller Foundations, as well as allied governments and the vaccine industry, is principally concerned with improving "the health of markets for vaccines and other immunization products," rather than the health of individuals, according to its own website. Similarly, Mastercard's GAVI partnership is directly linked to its "World Beyond Cash" effort, which mainly bolsters its business model that has long depended on a reduction in the use of physical cash . . . Racism under the guise of science is making a comeback with claims that African Americans have a genetic predisposition to COVID-19.
Full story: mintpressnews.com
Comment: Robert Kennedy Jr. warns parents about danger of using largely untested COVID vaccines on kids. Film all about Big Pharma's immunity from vaccine liability, "1986: The Act." 'COVID Vaccines' and 'Genetically Modified Humans.' Gates' Globalist Vaccine Agenda: A Win-Win for Pharma and Mandatory Vaccination. 2009 H1N1 Vaccine caused Brain Damage in Children: Dr. Anthony Fauci on 'Vaccine Safety' Issues. Changing your genetic material. Testing in Africa rejected by the local people, and rightly so. Just say "no".
Making Sodomy Great Again: Trump
June 2, 2019 — Donald Trump surprised left-wingers and disappointed conservative Christians on May 31, 2019, officially inaugurating June 2019 as LGBT Pride Month, "My Administration has launched a global campaign to decriminalize homosexuality and invite all nations to join us in this effort!" It is the first time a Republican president has publicly celebrated the LGBT Pride Month, where the 30 days of June are dedicated to celebrate the sexual behavior of homosexuals. If Trump dedicated 30 days of a month to celebrate . . . Protestantism that founded America, there would be widespread outcries. It would be impossible for him to make such celebration. In fact, in the 500th year of the Protestant Reformation on October 31, 2017, Trump did not mention it . . . he celebrated Halloween and its occultism . . . Full story: lastdayswatchman.blogspot.com
Comment: "In an Islamic society such as Saudi Arabia where Islamic Law and Order rule supremely, they would be executed long before thinking about inciting black people to riots. In a Marxist society where Marxist Law and Order rule supremely, they would have no freedom to preach riots. They would be executed".
"Black Lives Matter" have been able to do riots and much more in the United States because they have been given excessive freedom, they have received excessive government aid and because the traditional male authority has been destroyed in the black homes and in the larger society. (Luke 17:28-30).
This Man understands the Mask Lie at a Level Most can't Comprehend
July 24, 2020 — This man understands the mask lie at a level most can't comprehend. Full story: lewrockwell.com
Symbol of Hate or Ensign of Christian Faith? Truth about the Confederate Battle Flag
Bible Believers are encouraged to browse the contents of this tiny book to correct some historical understandings we have all been taught.
Because the Confederate States had lawfully seceded and lawfully established a separate government, independent of the United States, the war that was fought between the United States of America and the Confederate States of America was not a "civil war" but a war of northern aggression.
Abraham Lincoln was "fighting for the Union not to end slavery . . . gladly free some, none or all of the slaves in order to preserve the Union." He did not free the slaves; the "Emancipation Proclamation" was a presidential proclamation not an Act of Congress. At no time was the Emancipation Proclamation law in the United States of America. Therefore no slaves were legally freed by the United States during the time of the war of northern aggression. The Emancipation Proclamation did not free the Blacks who were owned as slaves in the North . . . blacks who were owned as slaves in the northern states were still slaves. Confederate soldiers (very few of whom owned slaves) "fought for liberty and independence from what they saw as a tyrannical government." When Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation in January of 1863 there was a massive desertion crisis in the Union army. Union soldiers "were willing to risk their lives for the Union . . . but not for black freedom." Over 300,000 slave owners served in the Northern armies.
No slave ships sailed under the Confederate Flag. All American slave ships sailed from the northern states under the US flag (Stars and Stripes). The slave trade was the big business of the rich New England Yankees . . . They traded rum made in Northern factories to Black African slave owners for their slaves. With rare exception, the life of a slave in America was ten times better than his life had been as a slave in Africa.
As part of the Confederacy's plan to gradually abolish slavery in phases the Confederate States of America Constitution made importation of slaves illegal and punishable by hanging. The US government, to this day, has never made slave importation illegal.
Tens of thousands of black soldiers fought in integrated companies for the CSA, receiving EXACTLY the same pay as their white counterparts. Yet, the US had a strict policy of racially segregated companies with blacks receiving a lower standard pay than their white counterparts that lasted until after WWII . . . Full story: dixieheritage.weebly.com (Free download of .pdf eBook).
Comment: While black lives are lost in abortion and broken homes, "Black Lives Matter" movement preaches Marxism, which fuels the destruction of the black family through abortion and broken homes. Violent riots, loots, burned buildings, violent confrontation with police, killed civilians and police officers—this is the "trademark" of violent individuals brought up in broken homes. And, by chance, it is also the "trademark" of a Marxist movement called "Black Lives Matter."
To destroy the US Law & Order and establish the Marxist Law & Order, what does "Black Lives Matter" preach?
The official website of "Black Lives Matter" says:
- "We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure . . ."
- "We foster a [homosexualist] queer-affirming network."
- "We are guided by the fact that all Black lives matter, regardless of actual or perceived sexual identity, gender identity, gender expression . . . " BLM
Will Iranian Fuel Tankers in Venezuela Challenge US Global Dominance?
July 13, 2020 — Tune in to George Galloway for Kalima Horra on Al Mayadeen TV, discussing Iranian fuel tankers in Venezuela, the US hegemony around the world and whether an alliance between Iran and Venezuela could challenge that. QAnon and other related videos of groups in support of QAnon portray Trump as a man who got anointed by:
- the Zionist and their Gangster State of Israel,
- the Dönmeh Muslim Saudis, who bought their friendship from the Gangster State of Israel with billions of dollars,
- the Pope and the Vatican,
- the EU with the Anti-Trumps in charge,
- the communist Chinese,
- Putin and the world of the Orthodox Churches
- Wall Street and the City of London.
If this is so, then the whole Club is together united against humanity.
There is the suspicion, that the connections of the QAnon groups will show in the end the link to Christian Zionists and the Mossad. In particular, the anointed Trump fulfills the demands of the Zionists. According to the graphic below, he recommended the death-penalty for Anti-Semitism. In reality he does not like the justified critique of the Zionist Gangster State of Israel. With this he follows into the footsteps of Judeo-Communist Leon Trotzky who did not only recommend the death-penalty for Anti-Semitism, but practiced it. Also under Trump the destabilizing in the Middle East and Syria continues to the benefit of a Greater Israel. Focus on USA unilateral sanctions which may lead to a major war? Full story: youtube.com
Israel's Fifth Trumpet – Part II
Revelation 9:1-11, "Then the Fifth Trumpet angel sounded and I saw a star having fallen from heaven to the earth. To him was given the key to the bottomless pit. And he opened the bottomless pit, and smoke arose out of the pit like the smoke of a great furnace. So the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit."
"Then out of the smoke locusts came upon the earth. And to them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power. They were commanded not to harm the grass of the earth, or any green thing, or any tree; but only those [Japhetic, Hamitic, or Semitic] men who do not have the Seal of God in their foreheads. And they were not authorized to kill them, but to torment them for five months: and their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man. In those days men will seek death, and will not find it; and they will desire to die, and death will flee from them."
"The shape of the locusts was like horses prepared for battle. On their heads were crowns of something like gold, and their faces were like the faces of men. They had hair like women's hair, and their teeth were like lions' teeth. And they had breastplates, like breastplates of iron, and the sound of their wings was like the sound of chariots of many horses running into battle."
"They had tails like scorpions, and there were stings in their tails. Their power was to hurt men five months. And they had as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, but in Greek his name is Apollo."
"One woe is past. Behold, two more woes are coming hereafter".
When God was delivering Israel the first time, the last three plagues were locusts, darkness and death, in a very quick succession.
The condition of darkness referred to is strikingly like that brought about by the severer form of the wind 'Hamsin' because it is likely to blow during the 25-days before and the 25-days after the Spring equinox (March 20 or 21). This oppressive hot blast charged with much sand and fine dust darkens the air and causes a blackness equal to the worst of the old London fogs. There are many excellent accounts of these storms which often travel as a narrow stream, so that one part of the land is light while the rest is dark. In such a way the land of Goshen was left unclouded while the rest of Egypt was dark on account of the plague of locusts (Exodus 10:12-15).
Out of this smoke which darkened the air came the "locusts."
Physically we live and have our being in that tasteless, odourless and transparent substance called air. We can't see it, but as we breathe we extract vital oxygen to cleanse our lifeblood. Through this medium our five senses of sight, taste, touch, hearing and smell contact the natural world. When an impurity such as smoke darkens the air and the loud buzzing sound of locusts comes out of the smoke, visual and aural communications are severely confused.
The sun that brings light through the air to support natural life types the Son of God, whose revelation shines Light for Spiritual Life. So air types the unseen ether or Fourth Dimension through which we receive Spiritual vision to feed our souls by faith, and commune with the Supernatural realm.
God can only impart His Spirit by understanding that comes through our eyes or ears. "Faith comes by hearing, and hearing (or understanding) by the revelation of God's Word." Smoke types impure spirits within the Fourth Dimension that sting a man's soul as a scorpion stings his body and smoke stings and chokes his lungs. By darkening the spiritual atmosphere this "smoke" precludes a clear vision of the revealed Word of God and brings noisome confusion, obstructing judgment as the irritating clamour of locusts disrupts natural communication (Isaiah 14:12; 60:2; Joel 2:2; Zechariah 14:6-7; Revelation of Jesus Christ, 177:270; 290:19).
Revelation 9:3-4, "And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and to them was given authority, as the scorpions of the earth have power. And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men who have not the Seal of God in their foreheads".
These locusts are demons that rise with the smoke of spiritual error that ascends from the bottomless pit. As scorpions sting by raising their tails over their heads but do not kill, these exercise power to hurt men spiritually by raising religious tales contrary to faith and elevate false prophets above their rejected Head, Christ the Word. Their stings spiritually paralyze unstable souls with doctrine, which, like the bottomless pit, has no foundation in God's Word. Lost souls become demons, like the 200,000,000 horsemen bound by Roman creeds and traditions (57-0309B, I Will Restore).
James 4:7, "Submit yourselves to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you." Spirits only have the power we yield to them. If we come under preeminence to God's Word and resolutely resist the Devil, he will flee from us. Until the mid-twentieth century Roman superstition and priestly authority held Catholics in their grasp. This certainly prevented them from coming to new birth in Christ, but through fear or respect they resisted the Devil: hereby his demons were bound at the great river Euphrates, the border of empire until the early years of the Laodicean Church Age. They could not cross to the Israelites living safely in the now Muslim lands of the ancient Assyrian Empire, and like Judaeo-Roman Catholics neither could Israelites cross to the Promise of God.
Two world wars broke down the morality of men and women, causing them to lose respect for the ancient boundaries of the church and state and adopt a lukewarm, casual attitude to the authority of God and men. This Laodicean (Judaeo-Communist) spirit among the people loosed the demons previously bound by Rome's authority.
In Palestine, locust plagues can occur from March to May. The duration of the Pentecostal feast that types the Gentile dispensation. Locusts strip fields and trees. Almost every spring numberless swarms of them are carried by the wind from Arabia into Palestine, and having devastated that country; migrate to regions farther north, until they perish by falling into the sea. Israelites were permitted to eat locusts, either raw or roasted and seasoned with salt (or prepared in other ways).
This evening we will study the Fifth Trumpet. The first four and the Sixth Trumpet were natural persecutions upon Israel for rejecting Christ and the Gospel. Their common feature is that the judgments under them affect "the third part"Shem's share of natural objects, the earth, trees, grass, the sea, rivers, fountains, the light of the sun, moon, and stars, which symbolize Spiritual objects, and "the third part of men": Israelites. The last three are called Woe-Trumpets, and the woes impact not only Israelites and their impersonators but all of earth's inhabiters, for they are earth's birth pains arising from the three World Wars of the last three Trumpets (Revelation 8:13).
Satan having already fallen from heavenly grace following his deception of Eve is not yet actually and finally cast down from heaven. Though the judicial sentence to that effect received its ratification at Christ's ascension, he still has access to heaven as man's accuser, and as we learn from Ephesians 6:12, there is still "spiritual wickedness in heavenly places".
In Revelation 9:1 Satan was given the singular key to unlock the bottomless pit, while "the keys that open the kingdom of heaven," are given to Peter and every saint. These keys," were the seven measures of faith delivered by the angels to the seven Church Ages. They loosed the elect of their sins and granted them entrance to the Kingdom by a revelation of the Word for their day, while the non-elect were bound by their sins outside the kingdom pending judgment because without faith and obedience they were unable to turn heaven's key for their Age.
At the close of our dispensation the New Testament saints will have not only "the keys of the Kingdom," but also "the keys of hell and of death." The PART-Word saints will turn the "key of hell" or the grave and resurrect Age by Age, while we will turn the "key of death" to unlock faith for rapturing grace so we can take victory over death by our physical redemption (Revelation 1:18; 11:11-12; Ephesians 1:17-20; John 2:19). What are these keys but the "third pull" or further revelation of operative faith not disclosed before the season and time.
Since the keys that unlock eternal Life are "faith keys," the key that unlocked the bottomless pit was the "key of unbelief" and intellectual reasoning against faith: psychological propaganda, superstition, man-made tradition and dogma without foundation in the Absolute of God's unchanging Word. Hence the pit is "bottomless." In Revelation 20:1-3 another Angel will come down from heaven "having the key to the bottomless pit" and He will seal Satan in the bottomless pit with "death and hell" until the general resurrection following the millennium.
Satan's "key" of carnal reasoning or unbelief against the faith leads to the mark of the beast (Isaiah 28:14-29; Daniel 11:32-35; Revelation 13). By the early years of Laodicea this unbelief was so entrenched in institutionalized Protestantism it bound and imprisoned the souls of the living in waterless cells and enabled "the angel of the bottomless pit" to release the demonic souls of the deceased.
Faith will bind the Devil and his angels, but unbelief will loose them again.
Matthew 7:24-26, "Whoever hears My sayings, and does them, I liken to a wise man, who built his house upon a rock (or established his life upon a clear revelation of God's Word): and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat upon that house; and it did not fall, for it was founded on the rock. But everyone who hears these sayings of Mine, and does not do them, will be like a foolish man, who built his house upon sand." With his life based on psychology and the ever-changing commandments of men, the Word of God is of no effect to him.
When Satan opened the bottomless pit, a hot dense smoke came forth obscuring the sun, a type of Christ the Word, and it darkened the air or fourth dimension through which we hear the Voice of God by inspiration, spiritual dreams and visions, or his Adversary and myriad demons through strong delusions. And if we entertain Satan's reasoning, he will overshadow and eclipse the sun-Light of faith from God's Word and expose us to the influence and oppression of demons "like locusts".
On his red horse ride under the Second Seal (606 — 1520), Satan "took peace from the earth," and by killing scores of millions of his opponents as heretics, he added political power to the religious or spiritual power he had already usurped over the Holy Spirit on his white horse ride under the First Seal (Pentecost — 606) where he was crowned Vicar of Christ, or substitute for the Holy Ghost. It was midnight for the true believers who remained after the Dark Ages when Satan mounted his dark horse ride under the Third Seal (1520 – 1750). Jesus said of the saints, "You have a little strength, and have kept My Word, and have not denied My Name".
On his dark horse, "Satan was given the key to the bottomless pit," taking demon power when people rejected the foundational revelation of justification by grace through faith and joined Israel in unbelief. In the fifth century, a thousand years before the stupendous Roman system of purgatory was devised, Augustine of Hippo had said, "Do not be deceived, my brothers, for in the life beyond the tomb there are only two places, there is no third one. . ." (Newsletter 366). Not only was the pope through Satan head of church and state, now he was also king of the demons from the bottomless pit, and head of the Holy Roman Empire that embraced most of central Europe and Italy under the rule of the German kings from 962 to 1806. Although it was considered to be a restoration and continuation of the ancient Roman Empire, it had little in common with its predecessor. Earlier, the Frankish king Charlemagne had revived the same name. His Roman Empire lasted from 800 to 925. Revelation 13:2, "the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority".
As king over the demons from the bottomless pit Satan began selling indulgences to commit future sins, Novenas, and prayer to release the souls of dead loved ones from the mythical purgatory (Revelation 6:6).
The spiritual darkness, ignorance and iniquity of Thyatira has continued on through the centuries of the Reformation until Satan's pale horse ride under the Fourth Seal where he is called Death, and Hell or the grave follows with him to perdition. This element of darkness is also prominent in the Fifth Trumpet and in the Fifth Vial of Revelation 16:10-11, which brings us to the Investigation Judgment in the end time under the Fourth Seal.
The Fifth Trumpet angel sounded from Sardis to Laodicea where the Lord commands the four angels of judgment or spirits that controlled the fourth Gentile world empire under the first Four Seals to restrain the winds of war until the 144,000 elect Israelites have been sealed (Revelation 7:1-3). Thus World War I ended mysteriously before it could become a premature Armageddon Matthew 24:22).
Revelation 9:4-5, "The demons were commanded not to harm the grass of the earth, or any green thing, or any tree; [the food on which natural locusts ordinarily graze, showing us these are not natural locusts. Their natural instinct is supernaturally restrained to mark the judgment as altogether Divine]; but only those men who do not have the Seal of God in their foreheads. And they were not authorized to kill them [showing these are demons and not an invading army], but to torment them five months: and their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it strikes a man." Gentiles who have rejected the Messages of the reformers or neglected to press into the baptism with the Holy Ghost or new birth are ranked not differentiated from blinded Israelites (Romans 11:32).
Under the Third Seal Jewish communities were expelled from not less than 105 cities and countries, often several times, persecuted for not accepting Christianity, made to wear yellow stars, and forced into ghettoes by their rabbis, but they were not killed. I cannot comment on the five months except to say that under the Fifth Trumpet Satan was permitted to torment the unsealed as he was permitted to torment but not kill Job. Under the Sixth Trumpet, according to C. V. Zeitung, the Central Organ of German Jewry, in 1933 when Jewry declared war on Germany there were 565,000 Jews in Germany. Two-thirds of these emigrated, so that by 1938 only 140,000 remained, and under the second Woe-Trumpet of World War II death struck Shem, the third part of men, but mainly their non-Semitic self-styled Jewish impersonators by the scheme of the Zionist movement to force them to Palestine where they would establish a modern Israel state and infrastructure, which, unbeknownst to the Zionists, will enable genuine Israelites to will return to the land of the Covenant in the first half of Daniel's Seventieth Week following the defeat of Israel and a mass exodus of Israeli 'Jews' (so called).
Revelation 9:7-10, hearkens to Joel 2:4 where the resemblance of these infernal cherubim is likened to horses: spiritual powers as in Revelation 6 and 19, and to Joel 2:1-11 where God calls these demons "His army" (as He called Nebuchadnezzar "My servant)." Their crowns symbolize a counterfeit authority. They had a great show of wisdom and sagacity"the faces of men," and all the allurements of seeming beauty"hair like women" but were in reality cruel. Daniel said that Rome would gain favour "with flatteries" (Daniel 11:34). Their defense and protection is not righteousness but the iron "breastplate" of Rome. At first they soothed and flattered men with a fair appearance but in their tales was a sting, the doctrines of devils. This speaks of deceiving clerical spirits in the end time which seem so harmless as they unite all the churches, but whose poison comes from behind, usurping Christ their Head (Isaiah 9:15; II Timothy 3:13; Matthew 24:24; Revelation 12:4).
Revelation 9:11, "And they had as king over them the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, but in Greek his name is Apollyon" (Revelation 9:1, Satan, the angel of the abyss).
Revelation 17:8, "The beast you saw was, and is not; and will ascend out of the bottomless pit and go into perdition. All who dwell on the earth will marvel, whose names are 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".
At this time under the Sixth Seal, Satan will be incarnate in the pope. The king of demons is Satan. Under the Fifth and Sixth Trumpets he is controlling the false prophet or pope of Rome whose office and dogma is from the bottomless pit for they have no Scriptural foundation.
Under the Fifth Trumpet the smoke of impure teaching hid the coming of these demons, which like natural locusts, man cannot control once they are numerous and swarming (Exodus 10:4-6; Joel 2:3-9). As natural locusts devour the grass and any green thing to root or branch, these infernal beings attack men who are unsealed by the Holy Ghost, devouring what little faith they had.
Under the Sixth Trumpet they were loosed through unbelief from the ecclesiastical restraints of Roman Catholicism, and drag their riders off with them. In the natural realm they persecute Israelites to death because they are Hebrews. Their Jewish impersonators receive the same fate.
The "squeeze" has been manifesting for most of this year. Under the Seventh Trumpet these demons will be loosed on Christ's Bride because we rejoice, announce the end of the Gentile dispensation, warn people to resist Mystery Babylon and refuse her mark of the beast at a time when she has organized relief and is uniting world religions in order to restore peace under Rome's coming one world government. We will become a hunted and persecuted little group, but after a brief and powerful demonstration of the Spirit we will go Home to the Wedding Supper with the Lord. After we are gone the persecution will come upon the foolish virgin, other classes of the "saved," and 144,000 elect Israelites (Revelation 12:7-14). Russia will invade and occupy mainland USA, and leading a federation of world religions, Rome will refinance the US dollar with gold backing whereupon the then Devil-incarnate Pope will be acclaimed inaugural president of one world government and Russia to withdraw her troops.
In each age the saints had power over these demons by virtue of the Word for their day (Luke 10:17-20). The religious demons of the Papal Roman Empire would destroy the Bride right now "only He Who now lets will let, until He [the Holy Spirit] is taken out of the way" in the translation of the Bride (II Thessalonians 2:7; Matthew 24:22).
Brother Branham said, ". . . the power of the Church moving forward had just upset the whole kingdom of Satan . . . and He saw him as he dropped from his place because God had again given power to His Church . . . He beheld him falling like lightening from Heaven. He was cast plumb out of the Holy Places by the Power of that church . . ." (Believe on the Lord and Questions; Church Ages 16:2; II Thessalonians 1:6-10; 2:1-17; Revelation 16:17). The seventh angel's Message was the "shout" of I Thessalonians 4:16; that cleared the "air" or Fourth Dimension, called the Bride out of Babylon and into the unity of the faith without mediation for the manifestation of the sons of God and the translation to meet the Church Age saints and Jesus in clouds of glory (Zechariah 14:7; Matthew 24:27; Revelation 10:7).
Our baptism with the Holy Ghost is the "shout" of a clear revelation of the fullness of the Word that cleared the air, calls us out from Judaeo-Roman smoke and locusts (Matthew 25:6; I Thessalonians 4:16; Revelation 18:4), catches us up into heavenly places, and calls a physical translation and resurrection when the "Voice of Christ" vindicates His end-time Bride in the manifestation of the Sons of God and casts Satan out of the "air" onto the earth. Our maturity in the faith will be acknowledged by a mighty earthquake at the Seventh Trumpet, and the Seventh Vial will signal the pouring out of the Latter Rain upon all flesh (Revelation 22:11).
Revelation 16:17-18, "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 (i.e. Revelation 15:8 – 16:1). 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 mighty an earthquake, and so great".
This earthquake ends the Gentile Dispensation. The manifestation of the 'third pull' in the Bride raises the faith of the saints, who love Him and look for His appearing in the Form of our resurrected and glorified brethren. Their appearance to us will raise our faith to a higher plane whereby we will change these vile bodies to glorified flesh like His (II Thessalonians 1:10; II Timothy 4:1-8; I Timothy 6:12-16; Jude 14).
The Authoritative Voice of God in a Bride under preeminence will cast Satan from heaven. He will cease to be "the accuser of the brethren" because the Bride under preeminence is above reproach. The Holy Spirit waved in the Bride will confirm our acceptance, casting Satan down to earth (Ephesians 4:13-18). The earthquake will signal our maturity, and the appearing of the glorified Church Age saints will elevate our faith for translation grace.
Revelation 9:11, "And they had a king over them, who is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue is Apollyon".
According to Proverbs 30:27, natural "locusts have no king, yet they all advance by ranks." These supernatural locusts under the Seventh Trumpet have a king, the King of Lawlessness over the lost souls of the bottomless pit, and his name in both Hebrew and Greek means "destroyer" (Daniel 9:27). The usage of both languages indicates this Trumpet manifests during the Gentile dispensation as confirmed by verse 4 and impacts upon all men.
We are at the very end. The Door of mercy is fast closing, and as Abraham interceded for Lot before God's judgment on Sodom, today Christ's Bride is interceding for her denominational cousins, that they may be called out of spiritual Sodom. But Daniel said, "the wicked will do wickedly, and only the wise shall understand".
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Brother Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister who has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations overseas. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to teach in your church.