NOT LONG BEFORE NEXT SEAL BROKEN
June 30 2022 4:06 AM
August 29th 2021, i received a message from the Holy Spirit which was shared on this website
Few days ago i received an update message to this seal,
21/06/22 Message from the Holy Spirit
My Dearest Marlena,
There is an event that is coming i would like to prepare you for. It is not long before the next seal will be broken, and there are things that need to happen first in preparation.
God has chosen you as a witness to his truth, which has been written in word, and i know you understand this written word.
“Repent to the Lord with all your heart asking for mercy and kindness to be shown upon you”
Please remind people of these words, in any way you can…. as their hour of need is coming soon.
Sorry to burden your heart with this fact.
Take courage and strength that you are chosen by God, and you will return directly to God when the time comes.
Peace i leave you
Peace be with you.
For the Holy Spirit to say to me “i know you understand this written word” i feel is acknowledgement of the last six blog/studies since receiving the 4th seal warning, and to draw your attention to them!
For months it has been sitting on my heart the next “event” is the antichrist being revealed.
Antichrist g500. ἀντίχριστος antichristŏs, an-tee´-khris-tos: from 473 and 5547; an opponent of the Messiah:—antichrist
g473. ἀντί anti, an-tee´; a prim. particle; opposite, i.e. instead or because of (rarely in addition to):—for, in the room of. Often used in composition to denote contrast, requital, substitution, correspondence, etc.
g5547. Χριστός Christŏs, khris-tos´; from 5548; anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus:—Christ
Message from the Holy Spirit 15/12/21
My Darling Marlena,
A dark shadow came amongst us, man will follow a false god. Light and Dark are on equal footing on earth. The reign of the false Christ is at hand. You will know the truth, this truth must reach those willing to listen. I am here with you, to protect your voice and the light comes from within.
Tell all he is amongst you.
End of Message
To be told in this message “there is an event coming, i would like to prepare you for and it’s not long before the next seal is broken”
What is interesting “anti” means opposite i.e is instead (of Christ) Whilst many are waiting on Jesus to come in the clouds first and whisk them away from tribulation, instead the opposite is coming. A time they have not prepared their hearts for, though they see world war on the horizon, economies on the brink of collapse, world wide food shortages, more and frequent diseases like monkey pox etc and they still look for departure dates. But the world is ripe for a false saviour.
One Event Happens to Them All
As i do, i search words in messages received. I searched the word “event” in scripture, event appears in 3 verses.
Ecclesiastes 2:14 (KJV) The End of the Wise and the Fool
14 The wise man’s eyes are in his head; but the fool walketh in darkness: and I myself perceived also that one event happeneth to them all.
Ecclesiastes 9:2–3 (KJV) Death Comes to All
2 All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.
3 This is an evil among all things that are done under the sun, that there is one event unto all: yea, also the heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live, and after that they go to the dead.
Event h4745. מִקְרֶה miqreh, mik-reh´; from 7136; something met with, i.e. an accident or fortune:—something befallen, befalleth, chance, event, hap (-peneth).
Bible Sense – fate — an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future
It’s no coincidence the word event is connected in scripture where we are told “the end & death comes to all”. Words given in messages are pin point and open up more understanding.
Next i decided to search “hour”. I found it quite interesting as it relates to a worship event for our times. The first mention of the word hour is in the Book of Daniel 3:6. If you recall King Nebuchadnezzar had a dream and Daniel explains the Kings dream.
Quick background as it is connected to the latter days (end of days)
Yet to Come Kingdom of the Antichrist
Daniel 2:28 (KJV) Daniel Explains the Dream
28 But there is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets, and maketh known to the king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be in the latter days. Thy dream, and the visions of thy head upon thy bed, are these;
Daniel 2:31–35 (KJV) Daniel Explains the Dream
31 Thou, O king, sawest, and behold a great image. This great image, whose brightness was excellent, stood before thee; and the form thereof was terrible.
32 This image’s head was of fine gold, his breast and his arms of silver, his belly and his thighs of brass,
33 His legs of iron, his feet part of iron and part of clay.
34 Thou sawest till that a stone was cut out without hands, which smote the image upon his feet that were of iron and clay, and brake them to pieces.
35 Then was the iron, the clay, the brass, the silver, and the gold, broken to pieces together, and became like the chaff of the summer threshingfloors; and the wind carried them away, that no place was found for them: and the stone that smote the image became a great mountain, and filled the whole earth.
Image h 6755. צֶלֶם tselem (Chald.), tseh´-lem; or צֶלֶם tselem (Chald.), tsel-em´; corresp. to 6754; an idolatrous figure:—form, image.
Bible Sense – statue n., a sculpture representing a human or animal: Da 2:31–32, 34–35; 3:1–3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14–15, 18 (16×)
Greek Alignments εἰκών n., image; image in the mind: Da 2:31, 34–35; 3:1–3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14–15, 18 g1504. εἰκών ĕikōn, i-kone´; from 1503; a likeness, i.e. (lit.) statue, profile, or (fig.) representation, resemblance:—image
Nebuchadnezzar Dream Interpretation given in more details Dan 2:36-45
How Christianity understands the dream
The first four kingdoms have been identified as the Babylonian, Persian, Greek and Roman Empires. This identification has come from the workings of history matching further prophecies. Daniel already said that Babylon, specifically Nebuchadnezzar, was the head of gold (Daniel 2:38). Babylon fell to the kingdom of the Medes and the Persians (Daniel 5:26-31). Greece became the successor to the Medo-Persian Empire (Daniel 8:20-21; 10:20 – 11:14). The “iron” empire can only be Rome.
Opinions differ on the fifth empire. Some have tried to identify various periods in Europe’s history as the clay-and-iron feet; others claim the feet represent the divided remnants of Rome before supposedly being “conquered” by Christianity. Still others believe that the clay/iron empire is yet to come: the kingdom of the Antichrist will be a “revived Roman Empire.” The last theory seems to be the best. We know, according to Revelation 17:12-13, that the Antichrist will lead a coalition of ten nations (the statue’s ten toes?). And we know that Christ will defeat the forces of the Antichrist (Revelation 17:14). After that, Jesus will set up His kingdom—the rock smashes the image—and the kingdoms of this world will “become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he will reign for ever and ever” (Revelation 11:15).
The Worship Event
After Daniel interprets the dream, Nebuchadnezzer promotes Daniel and his friends. Then we find the first mention of hour Dan 3:6
Daniel 3:1 (KJV) The Image of Gold
1 Nebuchadnezzar the king made an image of gold, whose height was threescore cubits, and the breadth thereof six cubits: he set it up in the plain of Dura, in the province of Babylon.
Daniel 3:2 (KJV) The Image of Gold
2 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king sent to gather together the princes, the governors, and the captains, the judges, the treasurers, the counsellers, the sheriffs, and all the rulers of the provinces, to come to the dedication of the image which Nebuchadnezzar the king had set up.
Dedication h2597. חֲנֻכָּא chănukkâʾ (Chald.), chan-ook-kaw´; corresp. to 2598; consecration:—dedication.
DBL Aramaic – 3. LN 53.1–53.15 a worship event, of a graven image (Da 3:2, 3+)
Set up h6966. קוּם qûwm (Chald.), koom; corresp. to 6965:—appoint, establish, make, raise up self, (a-) rise (up), (make to) stand, set (up).
BDB – 1. set up, lit. image 3:1, 2, 3
Daniel 3:4–6 (KJV) The Image of Gold
4 Then an herald cried aloud, To you it is commanded, O people, nations, and languages,
Herald h3744. כָּרוֹז kârôwz (Chald.), kaw-roze´; from 3745: a herald:—herald.
HAL Aramaic – public announcement, proclamation
Bible Sense – proclaimer (herald) n., a person who announces important news: Da 3:4
O People h5975 people HAL Aramaic – the peoples, the nations, language groups
Bible Sense – citizenry ⇔ people n., the body of citizens of a religious or political entity, such as a nation or province; with related usages for bodies of people who are related ethnically or socially or that may be sub-groups of a larger citizenry
5 That at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the golden image that Nebuchadnezzar the king hath set up:
Fall down h5308. נְפַל nephal (Chald.), nef-al´; corresp. to 5307:—fall (down), have occasion.
BDB – fall down and do homage 3:5, 6,
DBL Aramaic – 2. LN 17.21–17.22 be reverent toward, be prostrate before someone as an act. of submission, the figurative extension of the prior entry Dan 3:5,6,7,10,11,15 for another interp, see next; 3. LN 37.33–37.34 need to, be obligated or compelling upon for another interp, see next; 4. LN 67.1–67.77 occasion, an occurrence in a point of time
Worship h5457. סְגִד c̨egîd (Chald.), seg-eed´; corresp. to 5456:—worship.
GHCLOT – to fall down to worship an idol, Dan. 3:6
Bible Sense – to worship — to show devotion to a deity or image of a deity.
6 And whoso falleth not down and worshippeth shall the same…….. hour………. be cast into the midst of a burning fiery furnace.
Hour h8160. שָׁעָה shâʿâh (Chald.), shaw-aw´; from a root corresp. to 8159; prop. a look, i.e. a moment:—hour.
BDB – n.f. brief time, moment. In the same moment, forthwith Dn 3:6, 15; 4:30; 5:5;
GHCLOT – at the same moment, i.e. immediately, Dan. 3:6
Furnace g861. אַתּוּן ʾattûwn (Chald.), at-toon´; prob. from the corresp. to 784; prob. a fire-place, i.e. furnace:—furnace.
Bible Sense – furnace n., an enclosed chamber in which heat is produced for various reasons: Da 3:6, 11, 15, 17, 19–23, 26
Greek Alignments – κάμινος n., oven; furnace; kiln; for baking: Da 3:6, 11, 15, 17, 19–23, 26. g2575. κάμινος kaminŏs, kam´-ee-nos; prob. from 2545; a furnace:—furnace
In the same hour, Facing the Fiery Furnace
Daniel 3:15 (KJV) Daniels Friends Disobey the King
15 Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
Deliver h7804. שְׁזַב shezab (Chald.), shez-ab´; corresp. to 5800; to leave, i.e. (caus.) free:—deliver.
HAL Aramaic – to rescue, someone Da 317
DBL Aramaic – rescue, save, i.e., deliver from physical harm Da 3:15, 17
Daniel 3:16–18 (KJV)Daniels Friends Disobey the King
16 Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.
17 If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.
18 But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
This is a testament of faith by Daniels friends. They know God can rescue them but they also know it may not be God’s will to rescue them. Thou they could face the fiery furnace they stand steadfast on the commandment of the Lord unto their death. This is the strength of their faith.
Exodus 20:3–6 (KJV) Ten Commandments
3 Thou shalt have no other gods before me.
4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:
5 Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me;
6 And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.
Mercy h2618. חֶסֶד Chec̨ed, kheh´-sed; the same as 2617; favor; Chesed, an Isr.:—Hesed
BDB – 3. the kindness of God is b. great in extent: it is kept for thousands Ex 34:7 (JE), Je 32:18, especially of those connected with lovers of, Ex 20:6 = Dt 5:10
God delivered them from harm of the fiery furnace
Daniel 3:24–25 (KJV) Saved in Fiery Trial
24 Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astonied, and rose up in haste, and spake, and said unto his counsellers, Did not we cast three men bound into the midst of the fire? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king.
25 He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.
Daniel 3:28–29 (KJV) Nebuchadnezzar Praises God
28 Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered his servants that trusted in him, and have changed the king’s word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own God.
29 Therefore I make a decree, That every people, nation, and language, which speak any thing amiss against the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, shall be cut in pieces, and their houses shall be made a dunghill: because there is no other God that can deliver after this sort.
Undergo trial… salvation from ETERNAL Death
Matthew 10:19–22 (KJV) Persecutions Predicted
19 But when they deliver you up, take no thought how or what ye shall speak: for it shall be given you in that same hour what ye shall speak.
20 For it is not ye that speak, but the Spirit of your Father which speaketh in you.
21 And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
22 And ye shall be hated of all men for my name’s sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.
Verse 21-21 cross verse is Luke 21:16 (signs of christ coming) Mt 24:13 see below
Deliver g3860. παραδίδωμι paradidōmi, par-ad-id´-o-mee; from 3844 and 1325; to surrender, i.e. yield up, intrust, transmit:—betray, bring forth, cast, commit, deliver (up), give (over, up), hazard, put in prison, recommend.
Bible Sense – to deliver – to surrender to someone or something to another; especially to an authority.
Endureth g5278. ὑπομένω hupŏmĕnō, hoop-om-en´-o; from 5259 and 3306; to stay under (behind), i.e. remain; fig. to undergo, i.e. bear (trials), have fortitude, persevere:—abide, endure, (take) patient (-ly), suffer, tarry behind.
BDAG – ② to maintain a belief or course of action in the face of opposition, stand one’s ground, hold out, endure Mt 10:22
DBL – 1. LN 39.20 resist, stand firm by holding one’s ground (Mt 10:22; 24:13; Mk 13:13
Thayer – a. to persevere: absol. and emphat., under misfortunes and trials to hold fast to one’s faith in Christ [R. V. commonly endure], Mt. 10:22; 24:13; Mk. 13:13
End g5056. τέλος tĕlŏs, tel´-os; from a prim. τέλλω tĕllō (to set out for a definite point or goal); prop. the point aimed at as a limit, i.e. (by impl.) the conclusion of an act or state (termination [lit., fig. or indef.], result [immed., ultimate or prophetic], purpose); spec. an impost or levy (as paid):—+ continual, custom, end (-ing), finally, uttermost.
BDAG – in the end, finally • —To the end, until the end Mt 10:22, 24:13, Mk 13:13
LTW – τέλος (telos) n. neut. end. The goal or end of something. This Greek word means “end” in the sense of a point marking the end of a duration of time.
Thayer – εἰς τέλος,—to the very end appointed for these evils, Mt. 10:22; 24:13; Mk. 13:13
Saved g4982. σώζω sōzō, sode´-zo; from a prim. σῶς sōs (contr. for obsol. σάος saŏs, “safe”); to save, i.e. deliver or protect (lit. or fig.):—heal, preserve, save (self), do well, be (make) whole
BDAG – ② to save or preserve from transcendent danger or destruction, save/preserve from eternal death ⓑ pass. be saved, attain salvation Mt 10:22
Bloomfield – 3) spec. and fig. of salvation from eternal death, from the punishment and misery consequent upon sin, to save, and by impl. to give eternal life; so espec. of Christ, as the SAVIOUR Mt 10:22
Like Daniels friends who refused to worship the image had their faith tested by being thrown into a fiery furnace to be killed. This is what it means to endure – stand in the face of opposition holding you faith in Jesus Christ. Not concerned for your physical body but of your eternal life. This is what it means to be save i.e. preserved from eternal death.
Matthew 24:9–13 (KJV) The Tribulation
9 Then shall they deliver you up (Mt 10:17) to be afflicted (g2347 tribulation/trouble), and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.
10 And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.
11 And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.
12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.
13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.
Hour of Temptation
Matthew 26:40–41 (KJV) Jesus Prays
40 And he cometh unto the disciples, and findeth them asleep , and saith unto Peter, What, could ye not watch with me one hour?
41 Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Temptation g3986. πειρασμός pĕirasmŏs, pi-ras-mos´; from 3985; a putting to proof (by experiment [of good], experience [of evil], solicitation, discipline or provocation); by impl. adversity:—temptation, × try.
BDAG – ② an attempt to make one do someth. wrong, temptation, enticement to sin ⓑ pass. being tempted Mt 26:41
Bible Sense – temptation — an examination with the express purpose of producing (or proving) a fault in the examinee,
Lk 22:45 Sleeping from sorrow because Mt 26:37-38 Jesus is sorrowful even to death
I am reminded of a short Message from the Lord i received in Aug 2018 called
Message from the Lord 01/08/18
Satan is the ruler, the power of principalities
the prince of this world.
Soon he will rule man, then our protection barrier is removed.
Message from the Lord 02/08/18
The Model Prayer
Luke 11:1–4 (KJV) The Model Prayer aka The Lord’s Prayer
1 And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples.
2 And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done, as in heaven, so in earth.
3 Give us day by day our daily bread.
4 And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; but deliver us from evil.
Cross verse x lead us not into temptation
Luke 8:13 (KJV) Parable of the Soils
13 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
Fall Away g868. ἀφίστημι aphistēmi, af-is´-tay-mee; from 575 and 2476; to remove, i.e. (act.) instigate to revolt; usually (reflex.) to desist, desert, etc.:—depart, draw (fall) away, refrain, withdraw self.
BDAG – ② to distance oneself from some pers. or thing ⓐ go away, withdraw •—Fall away, become a backslider Lk 8:13
DBL – 3. LN 34.26 forsake, desert, abandon (Lk 8:13)
Louw-Nida – 34.26 παραπίπτω; ἐκπίπτωc; ἀποστρέφομαιb; ἀφίσταμαιb (and 2nd aorist active): to abandon a former relationship or association, or to dissociate (a type of reversal of beginning to associate)—‘to fall away, to forsake, to turn away.
Revelation 2:10 (KJV) The Persecuted Church
10 Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried (g3985); and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.
Death g2288. θάνατος thanatŏs, than´-at-os; from 2348; (prop. an adj. used as a noun) death (lit. or fig.):—× deadly, (be …) death.
Bible Sense – death (event) — the event of dying or departure from life
Same word in Seal 4 – Horse rider called Death
Revelation 3:10 (KJV) The Faithful Church
10 Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation (g3986), which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
Patience g5281. ὑπομονή hupŏmŏnē, hoop-om-on-ay´; from 5278; cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy:—enduring, patience, patient continuance (waiting)
BDAG – ① the capacity to hold out or bear up in the face of difficulty, patience, endurance, fortitude, steadfastness, perseverance. Rev 3:10
Louw-Nida – 25.174 ὑπομονή, ῆς f: capacity to continue to bear up under difficult circumstances—‘endurance, being able to endure.’
Bible Sense – steadfast endurance — the power to withstand hardship or stress; especially the inward fortitude necessary.
Hour g5610. ὥρα hōra, ho´-rah; appar. a prim. word; an “hour” (lit. or fig.):—day, hour, instant, season, × short, [even-] tide, (high) time.
BDAG – ③ a point of time as an occasion for an event, time Rev3:10
LTW – ὥρα (hōra). n. fem. hour, specific time. A way of dividing time during the day, a specific time, the time of something that will happen soon. the persecution of his followers (Matt 10:19; Mark 13:11; John 16:2, 32; Rev 3:10)
Try g3985. πειράζω pĕirazō, pi-rad´-zo; from 3984; to test (obj.), i.e. endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline:—assay, examine, go about, prove, tempt (-er), try.
BDAG – ② to endeavor to discover the nature or character of someth. by testing, try, make trial of, put to the test ⓑ of God or Christ, who put people to the test, in a favorable sense. Also of painful trials sent by God Rev 3:10, Heb 2:18
Thayer – α. of God; to inflict evils upon one in order to prove his character and the steadfastness of his faith Rev 3:10, Heb 2:18
Cross verse x kept the word of my patience
Revelation 14:12 (KJV)
12 Here is the patience (g5281) of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
Saints g40. ἅγιος hagiŏs, hag´-ee-os; from ἅγος hagŏs (an awful thing) [comp. 53, 2282]; sacred (phys. pure, mor. blameless or religious, cer. consecrated):—(most) holy (one, thing), saint
BDAG – concept, of the quality possessed by things and persons that could approach a divinity. ① as adj. pert. to being dedicated or consecrated to the service of God ⓑ shading over into the sense holy = pure, perfect, worthy of God.
Commandments g1785. ἐντολή ĕntŏlē, en-tol-ay´; from 1781; injunction, i.e. an authoritative prescription:—commandment, precept
BDAG – ② a mandate or ordinance, command ⓑ of commands given by divine authorities β. of divine commandments • τηρεῖν 1J 5:3; Rv 12:17; 14:12.
Bible Sense – command — an authoritative direction or instruction to do something; through speech or writing.
Matthew 22:34–40 (KJV) The Greatest Commandment
34 But when the Pharisees had heard that he had put the Sadducees to silence, they were gathered together.
35 Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying,
36 Master, which is the great commandment in the law?
37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
38 This is the first and great commandment.
39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
40 On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
The one event for all
We can see from scripture the event is a trial/test also called the hour of temptation, an examination process, an attempt (by evil) to make someone do something wrong like worship the image of the beast (we dig into this further down). One event for the righteous and the wicked. The wise with eyes in his head and the fool who walks in darkness
Everyone’s heart is tested.
Jer 11:20, 17:10, Ps 7:9, 17:3, 78:18
God tested abraham’s faith Gen 2:21,
Israel were tested in the wilderness Ex 20:20, De 8:2, 16
David 1 Ch 29:17
Hezekiah 2 Ch 32:31
Christ himself was tempted
Hebrews 2:17–18 (KJV)
17 Wherefore in all things it behoved him to be made like unto his brethren, that he might be a merciful and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins of the people.
Merciful g1655. ἐλεήμων ĕlĕēmōn, el-eh-ay´-mone; from 1653; compassionate (actively):—merciful.
BDAG – to being concerned about people in their need, merciful, sympathetic, compassionate of God. Of Christ Heb 2:17
Bible Sense – merciful — showing leniency, compassion, or forgiveness; especially towards someone who has offended them.
Faithful g4103. πιστός pistŏs, pis-tos´; from 3982; obj. trustworthy; subj. trustful:—believe (-ing, -r), faithful (-ly), sure, true
BDAG – ① pertaining to being worthy of belief or trust, trustworthy, faithful, dependable, inspiring trust/faith. a faithful or reliable high priest Hb 2:17 (of Christ)
Bible Sense – responsible — worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable
18 For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted (g3985 see above), he is able to succour them that are tempted.
Suffered g3958. πάσχω paschō, pas´-kho; includ. the forms πάθω (pathō, path´-o) and πένθω (pĕnthō, pen´-tho), used only in certain tenses for it; appar. a prim. verb; to experience a sensation or impression (usually painful):—feel, passion, suffer, vex.
BDAG – ③ In all other places, as always in LXX, in an unfavorable sense suffer, endure. ⓐ suffer α. abs. (also in the sense suffer death, be killed, [have to] die • Lk 24:46; Ac 1:3; 3:18; 17:3; 1 Cor 12:26; Hb 2:18
Succour g997. βοηθέω bŏēthĕō, bŏ-ay-theh´-o; from 998; to aid or relieve:—help, succour
BDAG – Render assistance help, come to the aid of τινί someone Heb 2:18
TDNTA – for help in religious need, Mk. 9:24; Heb. 2:18
PLGNT – βοηθέω, I come to the rescue of, come to help, help.
EDNT – Christ is sought after in Heb 2:18 as the one who “is able to help.”
Proverbs 17:3 will help connect this to Daniels friends tested in Dan 3
Proverbs 17:3 (KJV)
3 The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: But the Lord trieth the hearts.
Trieth h974. בָּחַן bâchan, baw-khan´; a prim. root; to test (espec. metals); gen. and fig. to investigate:—examine, prove, tempt, try (trial).
BDB – 2. prove, test, try. b. without metaphor, of God testing persons • the לֵב ψ 17:3 Je 12:3 Pr 17:3 1 Ch 29:17;
HAL – 2. metaph. to examine, to put to the test: • heart, meaning mind Jr 12:3 Ps 17:3 Pr 17:3 1C 29:17
GHCLOT – Often—(a) used of God examining the hearts of men, Ps. 7:10; 17:3; Pro. 17:3; Ps. 81:8
Bible Sense – to test — to put to the test in order to ascertain the nature of something, including imperfections, faults, or other qualities
Fining pot g4715. מִצְרֵף mitsrêph, mits-rafe´; from 6884; a crucible:—fining pot.
HAL – smelting-pot (refining, purification) Pr 17:3, 27:21
Bible Sense – crucible — a vessel made of material that does not melt easily that is used for the purpose of refining metals
Net bible notes 17:3 -The participle בֹּחֵן (bokhen, “tests”) in this emblematic parallelism takes on the connotations of the crucible and the furnace. When the LORD “tests” human hearts, the test, whatever form it takes, is designed to improve the value of the one being tested. Evil and folly will be removed when such testing takes place.
CSB Study Bible Notes – 17:3 The crucible and smelter were small clay vessels in which metals were melted at very high temperatures to refine them. To be tested is to be evaluated to see if something is genuine. The process of testing can bring about purification (Jb 23:10). God cannot be deceived when he evaluates hearts (1Ch 29:17; Ps 7:9; 26:2; Jr 11:20; 12:3).
Cyclopedia – Fining-pot (מַצְרֵם, matsreph′), a crucible or melting-pot (Prov. 17:3; 27:21) See FURNACE
(Furnace h861) אַתּוּן ʾattûwn a large furnace, with a wide opening at the top to cast in the materials (Dan. 3:22, 23), and a door at the ground by which the metal might be extracted (ver. 26). It was probably built like the Roman kiln for baking pottery-ware. The Persians were in the habit of using the furnace as a means of inflicting capital punishment (Dan. 3; comp. Jer. 29:22; 2 Macc. 7:5; Hos. 7:7)
Daniels Friends fall down and worship God in the midst of the fire!
We head back to Dan 3 and we find Daniels friends falling down (i.e worship) in the midst of the fire.
Daniel 3:19–23 (KJV)
19 Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego: therefore he spake, and commanded that they should heat the furnace one seven times more than it was wont to be heated.
20 And he commanded the most mighty men that were in his army to bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, and to cast them into the burning fiery furnace.
21 Then these men were bound in their coats, their hosen, and their hats, and their other garments, and were cast into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.
22 Therefore because the king’s commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.
23 And these three men, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, fell down bound into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.
Fall down h5308. נְפַל nephal (Chald.), nef-al´; corresp. to 5307:—fall (down), have occasion.
BDB – fall down and do homage 3:5, 6, ל loc. 3:23;
The same word for fall down the men were asked to do before the golden image. Even in the fiery furnace the men are worshipping God. An unbelievable testament of faith and the love of God.
Repent! (return/turn back to God)
I was asked to please remind people their hour of need is coming. Remind people to
“Repent to the Lord with all your heart asking for mercy and kindness to be shown upon you”
Just like those in Lk 8:13 who fell away i.e turned away from God becoming backsliders
All are being called to return to God. Look where we find the first mention of “repent” in the New Testament
Matthew 3:1–2 (KJV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way
1 In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,
2 And saying, Repent ye: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
3 For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.
Repent g3340. μετανοέω mĕtanŏĕō, met-an-ŏ-eh´-o; from 3326 and 3539; to think differently or afterwards, i.e. reconsider (mor. feel compunction):—repent
BDAG – ② feel remorse, repent, be converted • As a prerequisite for experiencing the Reign of God in the preaching of John the Baptist and Jesus Mt 3:2; 4:17; Mk 1:15.
LTW – μετανοέω (metanoeō). vb. to repent, change one’s mind. In the NT, generally refers not simply to changing one’s mind but to turning back to God.
Thayer – to perceive afterwards, lit. to take after-thought, as opposed to forethought; and hence to change one’s views or opinion as to any thing. 2) spec. in a Christian sense, implying heartfelt sorrow for unbelief and sin, and the turning from them unto God and the Gospel of Christ; absol. Matt. 3:2
Bible Sense – to reconsider (repent) — to have a change of self (heart and mind) that abandons former dispositions and results in a new self, new behavior, and regret over former behavior and dispositions.
Luke 8:4–8 (KJV) Parable of the Soils
4 And when much people were gathered together, and were come to him out of every city, he spake by a parable:
5 A sower went out to sow his seed: and as he sowed, some fell by the way side; and it was trodden down, and the fowls of the air devoured it.
6 And some fell upon a rock; and as soon as it was sprung up, it withered away, because it lacked moisture.
7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprang up with it, and choked it.
8 And other fell on good ground, and sprang up, and bare fruit an hundredfold. And when he had said these things, he cried, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear.
Luke 8:9–15 (KJV) Parable of the Soils
9 And his disciples asked him, saying, What might this parable be?
10 And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.
11 Now the parable is this: The seed is the word of God.
12 Those by the way side are they that hear; then cometh the devil, and taketh away the word out of their hearts, lest they should believe and be saved.
13 They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation fall away.
14 And that which fell among thorns are they, which, when they have heard, go forth, and are choked with cares and riches and pleasures of this life, and bring no fruit to perfection.
15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.
Everyone on earth falls into one of these categories listed. Those who bear fruit have the seed (word of God) inside themselves.
Genesis 1:11 (KJV) The Creation (third day)
11 And God said, Let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding seed, and the fruit tree yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so.
John 1:1–3 (KJV) Deity of Christ
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
2 The same was in the beginning with God.
3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.
John 1:14–15 (KJV) Incarnation of Christ
14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.
15 John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This was he of whom I spake, He that cometh after me is preferred before me: for he was before me.
John 15:1–11 (KJV) The Relationship of Believers to Christ
1 I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.
2 Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.
Purgeth g2508. καθαίρω kathairō, kath-ah´ee-ro; from 2513; to cleanse, i.e. (spec.) to prune; fig. to expiate:—purge
Thayer – to cleanse, prop. from filth, impurity, etc.; trees and vines (from useless shoots), to prune, Jn. 15:2; metaph. from guilt, to expiate: pass. Heb. 10:2
How do you clean gold? put it in a furnace to separate the gold from impurities.
3 Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.
4 Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
5 I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
6 If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.
7 If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
8 Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
9 As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
10 If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and abide in his love.
11 These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
You want to be cleansed by God, tried and tested because the joy is you will receive a crown of life i.e eternal life.
James 1:12 (KJV) Loving God Under Trials
12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
Repenting is not just for non believers.
Judgement begins at the House of God first! Begins with the church
1 Peter 4:17 (KJV)
17 For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God?
The message of Repent found throughout 5 church letters in Revelation. (Persecuted church and Faith Church see above)
Revelation 2:4–5 (KJV) The Loveless Church
4 Nevertheless I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.
5 Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place, except thou repent.
Revelation 2:14–16 (KJV) The Compromising Church
14 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.
15 So hast thou also them that hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thing I hate.
16 Repent; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will fight against them with the sword of my mouth.
Revelation 2:22–23 (KJV) The Corrupt Church
22 Behold, I will cast her into a bed, and them that commit adultery with her into great tribulation, except they repent of their deeds.
23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts: and I will give unto every one of you according to your works.
Revelation 3:2–3 (KJV) The Dead Church
2 Be watchful, and strengthen the things which remain, that are ready to die: for I have not found thy works perfect before God.
3 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 3:18–19 (KJV) The Lukewarm Church
18 I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and that the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.
19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.
Lets focus on scripture pertaining to the time ahead of us
The first appearance of “hour” in scripture is relating to falling down and worshipping an image to which we are told from Nebuchadnezzar first dream is what shall be in the latter days Dan 2:28. Also the Holy Spirit message said which as been written in word
Here is the latter days portion found in Revelation
Revelation 13:11–18 (KJV) Beast from the Earth (Aka False Prophet)
11 And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.
12 And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.
13 And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.
15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.
TSK cause 14; ch. 16:2, 5; 17:6, 14, 17; 18:20, 24; 19:20; 20:4. Da. 7:20, 25.
16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.
18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
The 4th horse rider is Death with a capital D. Morphology and Syntax Glossary list Death as
noun — A word that represents a person, place, thing, or quality that can function as the subject or object of a verb. A noun is a word that stands for the name of something.
singular — Refers to one person or thing. In grammar, the feature of a word that informs whether one (singular) or more (plural) persons or things are referred to or performing an action.
The BDAG Lexicon lists Death Rev 6:8 as “ⓔ death as personified”
(of a thing or abstraction) represented visually in the form of a person:
embodied or incarnated in a real person or concrete thing:
Quick understanding of the Antichrist in scriputre
Most Bible prophecy/eschatology experts believe the Antichrist will be the ultimate embodiment of what it means to be against Christ. In the end times/last hour, a man will arise to oppose Christ and His followers more than anyone else in history. Likely claiming to be the true Messiah, the Antichrist will seek world domination and will attempt to destroy all followers of Jesus Christ and the nation of Israel.
Other biblical references to the Antichrist include the following:
The man of lawlessness in 2 Thessalonians 2:1–12.
The imposing, boastful king of Daniel 7
The first beast—the one from the sea—in Revelation 13
Man of Lawlessness
Death personified (representing, incarnating in a real person?) as a man of sin/son of perdition
2 Thessalonians 2:3–4 (KJV)
3 Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
4 Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.
Cross verses TSK – 2 Th 2:4 and exalteth. Is. 14:13. Eze. 28:2, 6, 9. Da. 7:8, 25; 8:9–11; 11:36. Re. 13:6. called. 1 Co. 8:5. sitteth. Da. 8:12–14; 11:45. Re. 13:6, 7.
The beast from the sea
Revelation 13:1 (KJV) Beast from the Sea (i.e first beast mentioned in Rev 13:12)
1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.
Revelation 13:6 (KJV)
6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.
Confirmed in the OT
Daniel 7:2–3 (KJV) Vision of the Four Beasts
2 Daniel spake and said, I saw in my vision by night, and, behold, the four winds of the heaven strove upon the great sea.
3 And four great beasts came up from the sea, diverse one from another.
Daniel 7:7–8 (KJV) Vision of the Four Beasts
7 After this I saw in the night visions, and behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet of it: and it was diverse from all the beasts that were before it; and it had ten horns.
8 I considered the horns, and, behold, there came up among them another little horn, before whom there were three of the first horns plucked up by the roots: and, behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of man, and a mouth speaking great things
Great things g7260. רַבְרַב rabrab (Chald.), rab-rab´; from 7229; huge (in size); domineering (in character):—(very) great (things).
Bible Sense – boastfully — in a manner exhibiting self importance.
Daniel 7:20–22 (KJV) Daniels Vision Interpreted
20 And of the ten horns that were in his head, and of the other which came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spake very great things (g7260 see above), whose look was more stout than his fellows.
21 I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and prevailed against them;
22 Until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom.
Who is the seven headed ten horned beast from the sea?
Revelation 12:3 (KJV) The Woman the child and the Dragon
3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.
Revelation 12:9 (KJV)
9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent (Gen 3:1), called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.
Isaiah 27:1 (KJV)
1 In that day the Lord with his sore and great and strong sword Shall punish leviathan the piercing serpent, Even leviathan that crooked serpent; And he shall slay the dragon that is in the sea.
May this bless those who have eyes to see and ears to hear.
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