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The Great War

The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Remember: the prophecies given in the books of the Bible are in fact foretelling events that will happen in the future of the time from when the prophet first publishes the Word of God as it is given to him.  What this means is that those prophecies, including those concerning the Four Horsemen, are a foretelling of things to come, and not just mysterious stories difficult to understand. 

Remember too: that God has given us the Bible so that we can study with diligence that which he has spoken to his prophets.  By studying the Word of God, we can with patience and by giving prayer to God, come to understand what it is that God wants us to know.  God has no desire that we be left ignorant of who he is and what will befall those that do not give true and correct worship to their creator.  God tells us this with his own words in the following verse.

I love them that love me; and those that seek me early (diligently) shall find me. Proverbs 8:17

If you love God, then he will love you back, God will treat you as his son.  God then tells us how we are to show our love for him, or how to manifest the love we have for him in our heart into a tangible form.  “Those that seek me diligently shall find me.”  If you seek out to understand who God is and all that he stands for, through study and research of the Books of the Bible but also of the history prophesized in the Bible and the makeup of the universe, which God created, then God will assist you in this search for his truth.

Take Note:  All of the Children of God, male and female are his sons; there being no gender in Heaven and eternal life.

The White Horse

And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering and to conquer. Revelation 6:2

            Remember: Those things given in the Book of Revelation are symbolisms of something else.  For example, the horseman is not a horseman, and there isn’t even a horse involved.  It is but a symbolic representation of what God intends that we understand.

Why So Difficult?

You may ask, “Why does God make it so difficult to understand his words, why doesn’t he just come straight out and say what he means, in a way that is understandable and forthright?”

            When God spoke his words to his prophets and they then wrote those words down, what God said was understandable and without mystery.  It was not therefore, God who made understanding his word difficult, it was Satan through his attempt to blind us from the truth by giving false interpretations when the original language was translated into other languages.  I have shown in the Lessons how Satan has accomplished this.

Because of these false interpretations caused to be by Satan’s influence over those who did the translations, God has given us the above warning, from Proverbs 8:17.  God wants that we come to him because we choose to, and the best way to determine if someone truly wants to learn is to make it so that they must take the time and effort to study so as to understand. 

Anything that comes easy generally has no value to those that receive it, but if you have to work for what you acquire, then it has value to you.  This is true in Earthly accomplishments as in the acquisition of wealth, just as it is in educating yourself in any given subject, including the Word of God.

When God gave the Word to Moses, it was given in the language that those with Moses understood, yet a large number of those rejected most of what God told to Moses.  This was mostly due to their adherence to the Pagan gods.  They could not reconcile those believes that they had established over the many years of their lives and the traditions of their fathers, to what Moses told them was the true faith.  So even though understanding what God was telling them was easy, they rejected God’s Word because it was in conflict with everything that they had been given to believe.  This is because of Satan’s Hand in the establishing of Pagan gods, and traditions.

Laziness

It is not that the Bible is confusing why so many falls short of understanding God’s True Word, it is because most people don’t want to take the time and effort to learn through study and research.  If you truly seek to find God, then you will do the work required to attain that knowledge.  If you only are interested in giving Lip Service to being a Christian, then you will be a slave to that which others tell you are truth, even if what they tell you is in error.  Wouldn’t it be better that you know through your own educated knowledge than to accept what others tell you through Blind Faith?

Dissecting the Verses

And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering and to conquer. Revelation 6:2

I have found, that the best way of gaining understanding of that which seams confusing, is to break what is written down into easy to understand sections.

            In the above verse, the horseman has a “Bow,” and a “Crown,” and with these things he then goes forth to “Conquer.”  These are each symbolic of something else.

            A “Bow” is a weapon, or in this case, symbolic of a weapon or weapons of war, used in battle.

            A “Crown” is that which is worn by a king or person of authority, such as a general.

            To “Conquer” suggests that this “horseman” the general or king, is taking this weapon, and then proceeds to conquer others.

            What Jesus is therefore telling us is that somewhere in time in the future of when he gives this vision to the Apostle John, that there will arise a general, who will be at the head of an army, and will then proceed to conquer those around him.  In history, this happens all the time; it seems to be the nature of Man to war upon each other.  This then by itself will not tell us who this general is, or when he will begin to conquer.  This is to say, that by its self, this verse doesn’t tell us much of anything, that isn’t commonplace in the world of Man.

The Red Horse

            And there went out another horse that was red: and power was given to him that sat thereon to take peace from the earth, and that they should kill one another: and there was given unto him a great sword. Revelation 6:4

            This next horseman, who rides the Red Horse, is given the power to take “Peacefrom the Earth.  To take peace from the Earth is another way of saying that a war breaks out do to the efforts of he who rides the White Horse, the king or the general.

            This symbolism of “War” is also shown in that they will “Kill one another.”  In war people are killed, which is to say that so far, Jesus has still not told us anything that isn’t commonplace in history, so at this point we still have no clue when this general and this war will occur, and only that it will occur at some place in time.

            In the above verse there is something new however, which is not commonplace.  This horseman is also given a “Great Sword.”  If Jesus had said simply a sword, it would once more be commonplace, but Jesus qualifies this by calling it a “Great Sword.”  Even though this is new, it still doesn’t allow us to pinpoint whether this war has already come to past as of our point in time, or if it is still something to occur in our future.

            I see this verse as a continuation of the explanation of the first horseman, or the rider of the White Horse.  The first sets about to conquer, which is to say that he makes war on others.  The second horseman or the Red Horse is symbolic of the War itself, and the death and carnage that a war entails.  In this verse, the Red Horse is also given a “Great Sword,” which is symbolic of a powerful weapon.  Think of it as new technology, a weapon that had not been used previously in the wars of Man as of the time that Jesus gives this vision to the Apostle John.

The Black Horse

            And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.  And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, “A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine. Revelation 6:5-6

            The first symbolism of this verse is that of a “Pair of Balances.”  The question then arises, “What are Balances used for?”  They are used to measure one thing of a known quantity against another thing of an unknown quantity.

In commerce, a balance is used to take a known object of weight, and then measure that weight against something which has no known weight, thereby making its weight known.  An example of this would be to place a one pound weight on one side of the balance, and then add potato’s to the other side of the balance, so as to determine how many potato’s it takes to make one pound.

            With this knowledge, we then can see the meaning of the next part of this verse; “A measure of wheat for a penny.”  I am not a farmer, and therefore have no idea what freshly harvested wheat sells for, but a penny doesn’t sound like that much does it?

            The thing to keep in mind however is that we must take the value of what a “Penny” would buy at the time of the Apostle John in order to fully appreciate the economic effect that this war will have in the day that it will occur.  The word “Penny” is an Old English word, and its value, has no real relationship to the world that the Apostle John lived in.  But in the day of King James, when the Bible was translated from the Hebrew and Greek into the English language, a Penny was more equivalent in value to a Roman “Quadrans” or “Dupondius.”  At the time of the Apostle John, a “Penny” or its equivalent value in coin was a lot of money, the average person not having hard currency to purchase with, but instead tended to use a barter system. 

            Consider what one dollar will buy you today.  Then remember, that a Penny 2000 years ago, was more like $100 or perhaps $500 is today.  So think of one pound of potatoes costing you $500.  That would make potatoes unaffordable by all but the very rich, which is what this economic symbolism of the “Pair of Balances” is attempting to reveal.

This then tells me, that the “War” being spoken of symbolically by the White and Red horses, has a profound effect on the economy, of those nations that are directly involved in the war, but perhaps even those of the world not directly involved in the war.  This is telling me that this prophesized war will not only bring death and destruction, to those nations directly involved in the war, but economic devastation to the whole world.

This then is new information.  The only problem is that by time we realize that this is happening, it will already be upon us.  The reason Jesus is giving us these prophecies, is to inform us in advance, so we will know the events for what they are as they are happening or just before, so that we can be prepared for them, therefore we need to continue our study to learn more.

The Pale Horse

            And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him.  And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth. Revelation 6:8

            The word “Hell,” as used in this verse relates to the grave and not to what we perceive as the Devils lair.  In the first three horses, Jesus tells of a war that will begin, and the economic effect that it will have on the Earth. 

The fourth part of the Earth

In this the forth horseman, Jesus tells us not only of the death and destruction, but then informs us of how extensive this war and the subsequent tribulation will have on the Earth, or 1/4th of the Earth.

What this is telling me is that this war will have a direct impact on fully a “Fourth Part” of the Earth.  In this world today, the economies of the nations are very much intertwined, so do not think that this “Fourth Part” of the Earth will be just in one area of the Earth, but instead I see this as being spread throughout the Earth, to those nations most susceptible to the maintenance of the Global economy.  I therefore interpret this as to mean that those nations that are the most advanced technologically will be the ones most affected by this war.

How Long

Even with this information, we still cannot pinpoint in history or in our future when this will all happen, which is of course the intent of Jesus for giving us these prophecies.  Jesus reveals that he understands this in the following two verses.

And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held: And they cried with a loud voice, saying, “How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?” Revelation 6:9-10

As you can see, even those who were murdered by the forces of Satan are asking the same thing, “How Long?”  So you will know, the above two verses are once more just symbolisms, the dead can ask no questions, for they are dead.  I see this as Jesus’ way of showing us that he is aware that as of this point and the information given to us so far, there is no way of knowing when.  We know that this war will happen and that it will cause widespread death and destruction with economic collapse, because Jesus tells us this will happen.  What God declares, God will perform.

And white robes were given unto every one of them; and it was said unto them, that they should rest yet for a little season, until their fellow-servants also and their brethren, that should be killed as they were, should be fulfilled. Revelation 6:11

The only problem with this response, the words “a little season” have no meaning for me.  This is an answer that has no true information in it.

War’s Devastation

And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood; and the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.  And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.  And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rock of the mountains; and said to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: for the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?” Revelation 6:12-17

Remember: These verses are a continuation of Jesus’ explanation of the events that take place in the aftermath of the Great War, or as part of the war itself.

A Nuclear War

I do not live in a part of the world where earthquakes are prevalent; therefore I have never experienced one.  It is my understanding however, that an earthquake by its self does not have the resulting effects outlined in the above verses, with the sun being blotted out etc.  I therefore suggest that this is a continuation of Jesus’ explanation and description of what will be the result of the Great Swords effect on the world.  I see the Great Sword as being the nuclear bomb.

Consider This:

Jesus is telling us of a war, but not just another war as is common in the history of Man, but a Great War, and an aspect of this war will be that there is a new type of weapon, a Great Sword.  Then in the above verses, Jesus gives graphic description of the result of this Great Sword, in that the earth will shake, the mountains will tumble, and the sun and moon will be blotted out by all the resulting materials thrown up into the atmosphere by the explosions, not of only one nuclear bomb but several. 

In the past, scientists spoke of a nuclear winter that would be the result of several nuclear bombs going off in the atmosphere at the same general time.  I see this as to what Jesus is giving description of in the above verses.

The Four Angles on the Four Corners of the Earth

Remember:

            The Chapter-Verse numbering system was established and incorporated into the Bible by those who were part of the Church of Rome during what is called the Dark Ages or the Middle Ages.  This numbering system was not part of the original writings of any of the Prophets of God.  This can be shown as true when you look at the Jewish Bible, which is where the Christian Books of the Bible originate from; the Jewish Bible known as the Torah, has no such numbering system. 

The Books of the Bible were written separately, but within each book the chapters and verses were not necessarily broken up the way they are by the numbering system.  Knowing this, I suggest that Chapter 7 as given in the King James and other more modern Bibles may not have been a separate chapter to that which is being spoken of in relation to the Great War. 

In a book, a chapter has an idea or subject as part of the whole purpose of the book, but separated in its intended purpose.  The verses of Chapter 7 I see as being not separate subjects from the Four Horsemen, but a continuation of explanation as to what they are.  In other words the Four Angles that hold the four corners of the Earth give more information or explanation of that which the Four Horsemen symbolizes.

            And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree. Revelation 7:1

If you look at these four Angels as being another symbolism of the same thing that the Four Horsemen symbolize, then you will see Jesus giving even greater meaning to what he wants us to understand concerning this prophesized Great War.

When there is a war, especially since the beginning of the 20th Century, it seems like nothing grows and that the seasons blur together, at least to those who are in the war zone.  In the above verse, those words suggest this to me as well.

The Angel having the seal of God

            And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea, saying, “Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of out God in their foreheads.” Revelation 7:2-3

            This one angel having the seal of the living God, therefore is telling the first Four Angels as they are represented also by the Four Horsemen, which is symbolic of the Great War, that they should wait until after the Saints of God are given the “Seal of God.”  I see this as informing us, that all those things that represent the conditions for the Great War to begin are present, but that the War will be held back for a time until The Saints of God are given the Mark of God.

The 144,000

And I heard the number of them which were sealed: and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes of the children of Israel.  Revelation 7:4

            As with the value of a Penny we discussed above, I want that you understand the importance of what 144,000 represents as compared to the population of the Earth, in this the second decade of the 21st Century, or about 7,000,000,000.  If you take the 7 Billion and divide it by the 144 thousand, you get 0.002057%, that is less than one quarter of one percent of the population of the Earth that God recognizes as being his Saints. 

Christians verses Saints

To put this in perspective, the population of the Earth that are considered Christian, amounts to around 1,000,000,000, (one Billion) or around 1/7th or around 14.25% of the population of the Earth.  This is far more than those who God recognizes as being his saints.  This tells me, that to be a Christian, is not synonymous with being a Saint of God.

Who are the Saints of God?

In that God recognizes such a small percentage of the population of the Earth as being the Saints of God, then you should be concerned that, despite what you have been told by your preachers and teachers, that the chances are significantly reduced that you are in fact considered by God as being one of his Saints.  With this concern, I felt it important that I take the time to learn just what was needed for God to look at me and say, “Yes, there is one of my Saints.”  With this in mind, I searched the Bible to find if God or Jesus gives definition to what they consider as being a Saint of God.

Saints of God Defined

There are two places in the Book of Revelation where Jesus gives us such a definition.

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

            The Dragon is a symbolic representation of Satan.

            The Woman, as given in this verse, is a symbolic representation of the True and Correct worship of God, or God’s Holy Gospel as given to us in the Ten Commandments of God and the Teachings of Jesus Christ.  In short, the Woman represents the True Church of Christ.

            Her Seed represents those who give true and correct worship to God, or the Saints of God, as is then defined in; which keep the Commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

  1. Here is the patience of the Saints: here are they that keep the Commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus. Revelation 14:12

As with the first definition, to be a Saint of God, you must “Keep the Commandments of God,” but beyond that, you must also have the Testimony or Faith that Jesus is God in the Flesh of a Man.  You must believe that Jesus is the Messiah as prophesied, and that he Jesus is the Son of God.

In my discussion of the Book of Daniel, as given in the lessons, I showed how the prophecies of the Messiah point to only Jesus and no other as being the Messiah, which is to say that you do not have to believe out of Blind Faith that Jesus is God in the flesh of a man, but that historically Jesus is the only one who fits the prophecies of the Messiah, especially those prophecies given in the Book of Daniel.

These two above definitions therefore tells me, that it is not enough that you believe that Jesus is the Son of God, but that you also must keep and obey the Ten Commandments.  It takes both to be a Saint of God. 

For Example: Christian’s believe that Jesus is the Messiah, or God in the flesh of a Man, but for the vast majority of them Christian’s do not accept or keep all ten of the Ten Commandments.  The Sunday Sabbath being the most obvious aspect of their iniquities.

The Jews of today, for the most part, keep the Ten Commandments and the Seventh Day Sabbath as is commanded by God, but they fail to accept Jesus as the Messiah, therefore, for this reason they also fall short of fulfilling the definition of who it is who is a Saint of God.

Therefore, I ask you, do you believe that Jesus is the Son of God, the Messiah?  If you do not, then you fail to meet God’s definition of who a Saint of God is.  Do you keep all ten of the Ten Commandments, exactly as is God’s intended meaning tells us to keep them?  If you keep some but not all, or keep an altered version of the commandments, but that the altered version is not as Jesus teaches us as is the meaning, then, you fall short of being a Saint of God.  If you doubt this, Jesus makes it clear in the following.

One of these Least Commandments

Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven; but whosoever shall obey and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:19

The key to the meaning of this verse by Jesus is, “shall break one of these least commandments.”  What Jesus is saying is that you must keep and obey all Ten of the Commandments of God, that if you only keep nine, but fail to keep even one of them, then you fall short of keeping and obeying the Commandments of God.  This tells me that as far as God is concerned it is either all or nothing.  God has wonderful gifts that he has promised to all those who give worship to him as he has told us to worship him, if you fail to uphold that which he has commanded of you, then why would you think that he would still give you any of his gifts?

I have oft times said that we must worship God exactly as God has told us to worship him, neither adding to or subtracting from what God has spoken.  God tells us himself in the following verses.

Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish aught from it, that ye may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you. Deuteronomy 4:2

A Saint of God

A “Saint of God” is therefore, someone who keeps and obeys the Ten Commandments, and believes that Jesus is the Messiah, or the Son of God, who is God in the Flesh of a man.

What Jesus is therefore telling us in his prophecies of the Great War, is that the Great War will not occur, until God can find and seal, 144,000 people during the same time period, or generation, and when he does, then he God will allow for the war to begin.  So I ask you one more time, do you qualify as a Saint of God as Jesus has given the definition?

Children of Israel

            There are many who have told me that I am in error concerning which the Saints of God are as given in the above verse, because Jesus is not speaking of Christians, but the Jews as being the 144,000.  They then point me to the fact that Jesus is referring to the Children of Israel, and then gives several verses, showing that they who make up the 144,000 are of the Twelve Tribes of the Sons of Jacob, Revelation 7:5-8.

            In the Lessons, I gave an in-depth discussion as to who the Children of Israel are, but for those who have not yet read this explanation let me give a short abridged explanation.

Jacob renamed Israel

            Why did God rename Jacob to Israel?  It is the reason why God did this that relates to what it means to be a “Child of Israel,” and not that they are blood descendants of the man Jacob.  The story of Jacob begins in Genesis Chapter 27 and continues to Chapter 35, I strongly advise you all to read this, because it is so critical in understanding the definition of who the Children of Israel are. To understand who it is that can be called a Child of Israel; you need to understand why God renamed Jacob to Israel.

            And he (God) said unto him, “What is thy Name?”  And he said, Jacob.  And he (God) said, “Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.” Genesis 32:27-28

            The question that I asked is what did Jacob prevail over that God would have reason to change Jacob’s name to Israel?

            This I again explained in the Lessons, but in short, Jacob overcame his sins, against, God, and against his brother Esau.  Because Jacob had sinned, and then repented his sins and was able to obtain forgiveness of both God and his brother, God renamed him Israel. 

Just as Jacob overcame his sins, if you also overcome your sins, and repent them and ask God to forgive you, and then you go through the time and effort of learning the true way of how to give worship to God, then you too are a Child of Israel in faith even if not in blood.  It is those who come to God in Faith and Righteousness, that are the Saint of God, and another name for the Saints of God is the Children of Israel, or the Israelites.

Purpose of the 144,000

            After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands; and cried with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.”  And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, saying, “Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.” Revelation 7:9-12

            One thing you should take note of in the above verses, is that God is not a racist. This is revealed in the following words, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne.  You should know that if you hate people because they are different from you, or have a different shade of skin then you, then you are a racist, and that is Satan’s Way that you live, not the Way of God.

            And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, “What are these which are arrayed in white robes? And whence came they? Revelation 7:13

            In this verse, given to the Apostle John, Jesus is asking an important question for us all, in preparation for giving us understanding why God needs the 144,000 saints in the first place.

            And I said unto him, “Sir, thou knowest.”  And he said to me, “These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.  Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.  They shall hunger no more, neither thirst anymore; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heart.  For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.” Revelation 7:14-17

            As you can see, the 144,000 Saints of God will have to endure the Great War and the subsequent Great Tribulation.  Those who are chosen of the 144,000 will be tested under extreme conditions, “they which came out of great tribulation,” and those who are successful of retaining their faith throughout and come out the other side of this trial, will gain eternal life and be those that inherit the Earth.

The Seven Trumpets Sound

The Four Horsemen gives a generalized description of the initial cause of the Great War.

The first symbolism is the White Horseman which is a symbolism for the King that sets about conquering those nations and people around him.  I suggest that this king is not a man but a movement as is found in that which has become called ISIS or ISIL.

Then we are shown the symbolism of the Second Horseman, or he which rides the Red Horse, which is symbolic of the beginning of war, but not just another war of Man but this Red Horseman is given a Great Sword, which I suggest to be the nuclear bomb.

Then we are shown the symbolism of the Third Horseman, or he which rides the Black Horse, which is symbolic of the worldwide destruction of the economies of all the nations.

Then we are shown the symbolism of the Fourth Horseman, or he which rides the Pale Horse, which is symbolic of the death and destruction, not just of Man but all of nature, which is shown in the foretelling of the war resulting in the destruction of a fourth of the Earth.

In the telling of the Four Horsemen Jesus gives a generalized description of what the war and the use of nuclear bombs will do and the aftermath of those explosions.  In the following verses, Jesus gives a more specific and graphic explanation of what those who survive the explosions, or those who live through the Great Tribulation, will have to contend with.

A Nuclear War

And I beheld when he had opened the sixth seal, and, lo, there was a great earthquake; and the sun became black as sackcloth of hair, and the moon became as blood; and the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind.  Revelation 6:12-13

When you set off a nuclear bomb in the atmosphere a great explosion takes place which will cause the ground, “there was a great earthquake,” all around the center of the explosion and outward to shake as in an earth quake.  At the same time the explosion will cause large amounts of debris from the soil, trees, buildings as well as any living creature, Man include, “the sun became black as sackcloth of hair,” to burst apart, all of which will then be thrown up into the sky by the explosion.  This will cause the sun to be blotted out, and cause the light of the Moon to turn red because of the pollution sent into the atmosphere.  What goes up must come down, so all of this debris, and shattered pieces of the bodies of animals and Man will come falling back to the earth.

A multitude of bombs

And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places.  And the kings of the earth, and the great men, and the rich men, and the chief captains, and the mighty men, and every bondman, and every free man, hid themselves in the dens and in the rock of the mountains; and said to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him that sitteth on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb: for the great day of his wrath is come; and who shall be able to stand?” Revelation 6:14-17

When one nation uses a nuclear weapon against its enemy, then all nations that have the bomb will soon follow suit.  When you have hundreds and even thousands of nuclear bombs all igniting in the atmosphere at about the same time as each other, the combined force of the explosions will also be multiplied, and the Earth’s crust will be shaken through, which will cause the earthquakes and volcanoes to erupt, all over the world.  The description above is that of the Nuclear Holocaust that will take place upon the Earth.

After the Explosions

And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.  And I saw the seven angels which stood before God; and to them were given seven trumpets.  And another angel came and stood at the altar, having a golden censer; and there was given unto him much incense, that he should offer it with the prayers of all saints upon the golden altar which was before the throne.  And the smoke of the incense, which came with the prayers of the saints, ascended up before God out of the angel’s hand. Revelation 8:1-4

All of the above is a description of the holocaust caused by the nuclear bombs; next Jesus gives explanation of the aftermath of those explosions.

And the angel took the censer, and filled it with fire of the altar, and cast it into the earth: and there were voices, and thunderings, and lightnings, and an earthquake. Revelation 8:5

            Because of the multitude of nuclear explosions in the atmosphere not only the Earth’s Crust will be shaken but so too will the atmosphere itself, in the form of an immediate change in the weather patterns, which will result in climate change throughout the world as haven’t been seen since the time of Noah and the melting of the Ice Age.

Third Part of the Trees

            Up to this point, the war was the result of Man’s hatred of Man, brought about because of the lies and deceptions given in Satan’s False Gospel.  In the above verses we are shown that God is now getting ready to vent his wrath upon those on the Earth and all who are not of the 144,000 Saints of God.

And the seven angels which had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound.  The first angel sounded, and there followed hail and fire mingled with blood, and they were cast upon the earth: and the third part of trees was burnt up, and all green grass was burnt up. Revelation 8:6-7

            Think of these two verses in the light of a nuclear explosion over a populated area.  You have a mighty blast that not only throws large amounts of soil up into the atmosphere, but the bodies of any people or animals would explode into fragments and pieces from the power of the sound of the blast.  These too would be shot up into the atmosphere, and what comes up must come down.

            What is known as ground zero of a nuclear explosion would mostly be vaporized, but the further you go from ground zero, the less there would be of vaporization and the more there would be of things being shattered into pieces, but any other combustibles such as trees and wooden houses would ignite into flames, so that when this debris comes falling back down, it will catch fire to anything else in a radius around the blast area.  This is known as the Fire Wall that emanates out all around the perimeter of the blast area.  This will result in forest fires and grass fires for many miles out, all around ground zero.

Third Part of the Sea

            And the second angel sounded, and as it were a great mountain burning with fire was cast into the sea: and the third part of the sea became blood; and the third part of the creatures which were in the sea, and had life, died; and the third part of the ships were destroyed. Revelation 8:8-9

            You need to understand the targets that these nuclear bombs would be directed at, the cities of their enemies.  Most of the largest cities of any nation are located along the shores of the oceans or rivers or lakes.  When the cities are destroyed and the debris from them are cast up into the atmosphere, then fall back down much of this debris will fall in the waters. 

Remember too: these are nuclear explosions and as such much of the debris will be made radioactive in the explosions, therefore, when it falls back to the Earth or the Seas, any life that comes into contact or even near to this radioactive debris will develop radiation sickness, and die.

            If there are ships in the sea, or in the river or lakes, then they will be destroyed by the blast wave that will push out in all directions from ground zero.  So you see these prophecies are not supernatural but an aspect of nations using such powerful weapons against each other.

Wormwood

            And the third angel sounded, and there fell a great star from heaven, burning as it were a lamp, and it fell upon the third part of the rivers, and upon the fountains of waters; and the name of the star is called Wormwood: and the third part of the waters became wormwood; and many men died of the waters, because they were made bitter. Revelation 8:10-11

            Think of this in relation to not one, but several nuclear bombs, going off at about the same time as each other but all around the Earth.  Such a large amount of debris will be thrown into the atmosphere, which will come back down in fiery fallout.  In this you might imagine a great star falling from heaven.  Remember too, that this debris is not just on fire but it is also hot with radiation, and this will quickly make the waters of the Earth polluted to the point to drink the water will result in death.

            The word “Wormwood” is used in the Old Testament books to indicate a polluted or poisonous water or food. With the fallout of the nuclear explosions, much of the waters of the Earth will become “Wormwood.”  So again, there is nothing supernatural about this prophecy, but a prediction of things to come.

Third Part of the Sun and Moon

            And the fourth angel sounded, and the third part of the sun was smitten, and the third part of the moon, and the third part of the stars; so as the third part of them was darkened, and the day shone not for a third part of it, and the night likewise. Revelation 8:12

            When you have the combination of the debris from the explosions and the forest fires and grass fires, with all the smoke and soot going into the atmosphere, you will have such conditions as is being spoken of in this verse.  It is in this way that the Nuclear Winter will be brought about.

            And I beheld, and heard an angel flying through the midst of heaven, saying with a loud voice, “Woe, woe, woe, to the inhabiters of the Earth by reason of the other voice of the trumpet of the three angels, which are yet to sound! Revelation 8:13

The Bottomless Pit

As bad as all of the above seems, it is not over yet.

And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit.  Revelation 9:1

Sometimes in Scripture, a star falling from the heavens is not a star but an angel, and I see this verse as speaking of an angel.  This is given support to the words, “and to him was given,” which tells us that it is not a star but a “Him.”

The second part of this verse relates to the “Keys to the Bottomless pit.”  To understand this verse then we need to learn who it is that has the keys to the bottomless pit, is it Satan, in that it is his mouth and lies that is the bottomless pit, or is it someone else.  After all, a key not only unlocks something but it also locks something.  We must discover which is happening in these verses, to discover who it is that hold the keys.

Satan’s Lies

            As I have suggested in the Lessons, the Bottomless Pit, is not a physical hole in the Earth, but the mouth of Satan, and his continuous spewing of lies and deceptions.  To understand what Jesus is telling us in the following two verses we need to break them down in their parts.

And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.  And there came out of the smoke locust upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.  Revelation 9:1-3

And he opened the bottomless pit

We have already been told about the smoke and fire caused by the nuclear explosions, and how the sun and air are darkened, so I suggest that Jesus is giving us another view of these events but with the purpose of showing light on the cause for the Great War and the reason why Man would use such terrible weapons upon each other.

Satan hates God and all that he stands for, therefore, when God attempts to instill his truth into the hearts of Man, Satan opens his “Mouth,” which is the bottomless pit, and distorts and corrupts the meaning that God had intended into lies that deceive.  It is then in this way that which Jesus taught causes the bottomless pit to open so as to distort that which Jesus spoke.

The sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.  When Satan lies and deceives Man it results in disrespect, hatred, among other evil in the hearts of Man.  This in turn results in wars, which in turn results in the fires and smoke of destruction.

And there came out of the smoke locust upon the earth:

Out of the aftermath of the wars of Man, especially after the explosions of nuclear weapons, plagues arise, not actual scorpions as this verse suggest, but they are only symbolisms of the plagues that will befall man and the animals during the aftermath of the explosions.  This interpretation is validated by the following words, “as the scorpions of the earth have power.”  You see, they are not scorpions themselves, but are being likened to scorpions.  When you are stung by a scorpion, your body shuts down and can no longer function, and you are given over to extreme pain and suffering.  It is similar that the plagues of the aftermath of a nuclear war will have upon men.

Nuclear War

            The new type of weapon, (The Great Sword), is revealed by the words, “as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit.”  Doesn’t this graphic description suggest an explosion of a nuclear bomb to you?  It is because of this king’s (the White Horseman) worship of a false God, (the Bottomless Pit), why he goes to war and is willing to murder millions of people by using nuclear weapons in his efforts to conquer.  I therefore suggest that the Scorpions being spoken of are again symbolic, and that they in fact represent the plagues that will befall mankind because of the nuclear war that this Great War will be.

Do Not Harm the Saints of God

And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass or the earth, neither any green thing, neither any tree; but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads. Revelation 9:4

As you can see, these “Scorpions,” are not insects at all, but an aspect of God’s Wrath upon all who are not of the 144,000 Saints of God.  If you do not have the Mark of God at this time, then you by default have the Mark of the Beast.  If you are not of God, then you must be of Satan.  Remember from the lessons, God only sees in Black and White, either you Love God or you Hate God, there is only Good or Evil, no middle road.  Even though you may call yourself a Christian or a Jew, if you do not meet the definition of who a Saint of God is, then you are not of God, and by default are of Satan.

In the above verse it says that the scorpions will not hurt the grass or the trees, and this is true.  The nuclear bombs will destroy everything in their area but the above verse is talking about the aftermath of those explosions, and these plagues will have no adverse effect upon what grass and trees remain on the earth.

Five Months of Torment

And to them it was given that they should not kill them, (those with the Mark of the Beast), but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.  And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them. Revelation 9:5-6

God’s Wrath Manifested

The nuclear weapons will kill one third of the population of Man on the Earth, but these plagues will only make people suffer in great pain, but will not cause death.  I see this as part of God’s wrath; those left upon the earth that still fail to worship God as he commands, will be afflicted for Five Months with plagues, but God will not allow anyone to die, even though the suffering will be so great that the people will desire death over the pain.

The Bottomless Pit is a symbolism of Satan’s False Gospel, and his lies and deceptions.  In these above verses, these “Scorpions,” are being let loose to torment men, but not those who have the Seal of God or the 144,000 Saints of God, only those who do not give true and correct worship to God will be tormented by these plagues.

I see as the root cause for the Great War and the use of nuclear weapons, the fact that the whole world of Man, except for the handful that are the Saints of God, will have been so deceived by Satan’s False Gospel, giving worship not as God has commanded, but as Satan’s Lies have said to worship.  It is in this Bottomless Pit of lies and deceptions that will cause men to bring about the Great War that will destroy much of God’s Earth, which he created.

As I have shown you from Deuteronomy Chapter 4, that if you do not worship God exactly as he commands then you do not worship God at all.  Jesus taught that we must love others as we would have them love us, but Satan has hidden this simple commandment from the mind of men, and instead, men love themselves, and hate all who would tell them that they are wrong.  These lies have built hatred of others, and a desire to take vengeance out upon all who would speak out against you.  It is this atmosphere of hatred that exists in the world today, which will result, very soon, in the fulfillment of these dire and terrible prophecies.

Shapes of the Locusts

So as to show that these Scorpions are not actual insects of the Earth but are in fact agents of God’s Wrath, and under his control, Jesus gives us the following descriptions.

And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men.  Revelation 9:7

The key to understanding this are the words, “their faces were as the faces of men.” 

Remember: Jesus has told us about the War and the nuclear weapons that will be used, and now he is telling us of that which will occur in the immediate aftermath of the nuclear bombs devastations.  The above verse is telling me, that rather than insects, that God is going to make use of another aspect of Satan’s False Gospel, the bottomless pit, and those deceived by it to bring about the continued torment of all those who have the Mark of the Beast.

And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions.  And they had breastplates of iron; and the sound of their wings was as the sound of chariots of many horses running to battle.  And they had tails like unto scorpions, and there were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months. Revelation 9:8-10

To me, the above sounds a lot like a modern army.  Breastplates of iron could be the armored vehicles and tanks.  The sound of the wings could be helicopters.  The tails could be the barrels of the cannon and guns.  Once more Jesus tells us that these will have five months to make those not of the Saints of God suffer.  I suggest that this five month period begins immediately after the Bombs go off and continues for five months more.

Just think of what Jesus is telling us, the world will be all but destroyed by a nuclear war, and then gives us a vision of what the world will be like for the next five months afterwards.

All the debris that had been thrown up into the atmosphere will rain back down on the Earth, and Sea, and all of those that survive the bombs.  Then plagues will develop do to the lack of clean water, food, and good sanitary conditions.  Many more people will die from starvation and thirst, law and order will be removed, carnage and chaos will prevail.

Abaddon or Apollyon

First we are told that there will be a king or leader, (the White Horseman), that will be the cause of the Great War, and then we are told that he has a Great Sword, or a new type of weapon, (the Red Horseman).  Then we are told that God will cause the war to be held up until his Saints are sealed.  Now we are being shown another aspect of this warring king, and a graphic depiction of the new type of weapon.

And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath is name Apollyon. Revelation 9:11

In the original Hebrew, Abaddon is translated as a place of destruction or the root cause of destruction.

            In the Greek translation of the Hebrew, Apollyon is defined as a fallen angel, who lives in the underworld, to be loosed by God in the End of Days to bring destruction upon mankind, or at the very least those who are not the Saints of God.

            In the understanding that God has given me, they both represent Satan’s False Gospel, and are therefore the reason for the desolation and destruction of those who worship according to Satan’s False Gospel.  Therefore this king Abaddon is the root cause of war.  He is not a man or an individual, but the cumulative end game of Satan’s False Gospel, and Satan’s ability to influence and control men of like personalities to his own.

The Angel of the Bottomless Pit as spoken of here is those who embrace Satan’s Lies in the extreme.  An example of this is the people of the Middle East that have come to be known as ISIS.  From the religion of Mohamed, this splinter group, ISIS, has arisen which base their worship of God upon a distorted version of the Coran.  It is they who are the King, (Wight Horseman), which goes forth to conquer.  It is they who are Abaddon.

As God Demands

If you do not worship God exactly as God has command us to do, then you are desolate, in that you have no hope of being given entry into Heaven or Eternal Life.  The following gives support for this in Gods own words.

Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that ye may live, and go in and possess the land which the Lord God of your fathers giveth you.  Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish aught from it, that ye may keep the Commandments of the Lord your God which I command you.  Deuteronomy 4:1-2

            The words, “Ye shall not add unto the word which I command you, neither shall ye diminish aught from it,” makes it very clear, that God commands that we give worship to him “Exactly” as he has commanded.  If you take the Word of God and add something to it or remove something from it, then it is no longer the Word of God, but Satan’s False Gospel.  The Sunday Sabbath is a perfect example of this.  In the Book of Genesis  Chapter 2, as well in the Fourth Commandment, Exodus 20:8-11, God is very specific that it is the Seventh Day that he made holy and Sanctified, and that it is on the Seventh Day or Saturday, that we must therefore “Remember” to keep holy, and not the first day or Sunday.  Either you obey the Word of God or you do not.

            One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter. Revelation 9:12

Prophecies of the Great War

Four Angels of the Euphrates River

And the Sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God, saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, “Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.  Revelation 9:13-14

            With this verse, the Saints of God, (the 144,000), have been sealed with the Mark of God, and therefore, the war is finally allowed to begin. 

Remember: Jesus tells us that the war will not be allowed to begin until after the 144,000 Saints of God are sealed with the Mark of God.  This all tells me, that up until this point, the war is in a holding pattern.

So far, Jesus has given prophecy that there will rise up a king or a leader, (Abaddon or Apollyon), who will bring about war and that in this war many will be killed, and do to this war, a great economic collapse will occur, (the Black Horseman), effecting one fourth of the Earth.

One Hour and a Day

And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men.  Revelation 9:15

            In the Book of Daniel, God gave us a time prophecy whereby we are able to calculate the year that the Messiah would begin his ministry.  I revealed this as being in the Year 27 AD, when Jesus is baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan River.  In the above verse, Jesus gives us another Time Prophecy, whereby we can calculate when this King Apollyon will start using nuclear weapons, which in my understanding is when the Great War as defined by God actually begins. 

There will be a time of war and strife that leads up to the use of nuclear weapons, but it won’t be until the war goes nuclear before it is considered by God to be the Great War.  The reason for this is because Man has fought many wars over the centuries, and the war that will at first be started by Apollyon will be no different from them, it won’t be until nuclear weapons are used that it becomes a Great War.

            In order to determine this Time Prophecy that Jesus gives, you need to know the starting point.  The amount of time being spoken of is simple when you understand that one year as observed in the time of the Apostle John was 360 days, and each month was 30 days.  You can then calculate the time duration as 360 + 30 + 1 or 391 days.  To have an even more accurate time period, Jesus included the reference to one hour, therefore, if there are 24 hours in a day, times 391 days you have 9,384 hours plus one hour or 9,385 hours total.  As I said, the problem is in knowing when this will all begin however.  God has revealed an understanding of this to me, but we are not yet far enough along in this study for me to reveal it.

Who is Apollyon? 

 Remember:

In the Book of Daniel I showed how God would give information and then review what he had given us, then expand upon that information by giving us additional information.  In this way God teaches using the Review and Expand teaching method used by many human teachers.  In the above three examples, the Four Horsemen, the Four Angels that hold the four corners of the Earth, and the Four Angels of the Euphrates that are finally let loose to bring war to the Earth, Jesus is doing the same thing.

The Four Horsemen are symbolisms of the four aspects of the Great War.

            The White Horse represents the accumulation of the weapons of War.

            The Red Horse represents the death and destruction of the War itself.

            The Black Horse represents the destruction of the world economies.

            And the Pale Horse represents the after math of war, and the death brought about by famine, pestilence and from the hungry animals.

            The Four Angels that hold the four corners of the Earth represent these same things only shown in a different way.  In using this symbolism, Jesus is showing us that the Great War, though not initiated by God, is subject to the will of God as is everything in this universe.

The Four Angels of the Euphrates, are another symbolism of this same thing, however, in this symbolism, God adds additional information which gives us a location on the Earth where this Great War will erupt out of.  This location is given understanding by giving the name of the river, or the Euphrates.  This river is located in the area of the world known as the Middle East, specifically it is associated with the modern day nation of Iraq, but can also be associated with the border that Iraq has with the ancient nation of Persia, which is modern day Iran.

With this information we now know that those that are let lose by the Four Angels of the Euphrates and come out of the bottomless pit, which are the lies and deceptions of Satan’s False Gospel, and have as their king Apollyon, will rise up from those people in the Middle East either in Iran or in Iraq.

Cause of the Great War

To date, the loosely knit religious extremists, of that area of the world, have combined into a mostly united military force that is currently being referred to as ISIS or ISIL.  I see these loosely knit groups as those let loose from the Euphrates, and the unification of those groups into ISIS as being the King or Apollyon.  It is by their military advances that the world will be drawn into war, which will result in the Great War and the nuclear holocaust prophesied in these verses.

A Logical Pattern of Wars Expansion

The Abomination of Desolation

When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation spoken of by Daniel the prophet stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand :) then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains. Matthew 24:15-16

            These verses are once more a time prophecy, but determining when this will take place can only occur when the Abomination of Desolation actually stands in the holy place.  Once he does, then a definitive date will be known, and from that date it can be calculated as to when the nuclear bombs begin to be used in the Great War.

            Knowing who the Abomination of Desolation is therefore becomes necessary so as to know when the Abomination of Desolation stands in the holy place.  The verse in the Book of Daniel that speaks of the transgression of desolation is found in the following verse.

Then I heard one saint speaking, and another saint said unto that certain saint which spake, “How long shall be the vision concerning the daily sacrifice, and the transgression of desolation, to give both the sanctuary and the host to be trodden under foot? Daniel 8:13

            In this verse the question is being asked, “How long will Satan’s power last to cause men to transgress against God, thereby rendering them desolate?” 

            The answer to this question is not important to our current discussion, but I include this verse so you will understand that the Abomination of Desolation is the power of Satan to deceive Man, and the power being spoken of in the verses preceding this one from Daniel, is the anti-Christ.  Therefore, the Abomination of Desolation is the anti-Christ.  Knowing this, we then only need to determine when the leader of the anti-Christ religion goes to and then stands in the holy place.

The Little Horn

In the Book of Daniel God gives several identifiers as to who and what the anti-Christ is, from our discussion of the Book of Daniel in the Lessons of this web page, we learned that the anti-Christ starts out as a “Little Horn,” which is symbolic of a little nation or kingdom.  We then used the Identifiers given in the Book of Daniel to determine that the Church of Rome is the only entity that all identifiers apply to.  Therefore, the Church of Rome starts out as the anti-Christ.

The Beast

Then the Church of Rome evolves into a worldwide religion and political force, with imperial like authority which God symbolizes as a beast.

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 13:1

The Beast that rises up out of the sea is the second symbolism of the anti-Christ. 

The sea is symbolic of people and multitudes, and nations, and tongues, meaning people with diverse backgrounds, languages and cultures.

The Seven Heads are symbolic of the seven mountains on which the city of Babylon the Great sits, which is the capital of the anti-Christ.

The Ten Horns are symbolic of the ten nations of Europe that formed after the fall of the ancient city of Imperial Rome, when the Imperial government was finally destroyed.

The Ten Crowns are symbolic of kingdoms or nations to show that the ten horns are sovereign nations, independent from one another.

Remember: In the Book of Daniel, the four Empires of antiquity, the Babylonian, the Persian, the Greek, and finally the Roman Empires, are all depicted as being Beasts rising out of the sea.  In Revelation 13:1 above, the anti-Christ which is also being symbolizes as a beast coming out of the sea.  This is done by Jesus, so to reveal that the anti-Christ is Imperial in its construct as were the first four empires.

This worldwide religion consists of several Churches, all of which refer to themselves as Christian, but because they preach Satan’s False Gospel, and fail to give worship to God as he commands, they are not the true Church of Christ; they only give lip service to Christ. 

In that this religion is also depicted as consisting of Ten Nations, it also means that these ten nations of Europe are as much a part of the anti-Christ as is the religion itself, primarily due to the acceptance and assistance that the kings and nobility of these nations gave in the growth and power of the anti-Christ religion over the centuries of the Dark Ages or the 1260 years in which the anti-Christ had power to make war upon the Saints of God as was prophecies in the following verse.

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

The phrase, “time and times and the dividing of time,” is calculated as follows:

Time equals “1”, times equals “2” and the dividing of time equals ½.  Add them together you get 3 1/2.  Multiply 3 ½ by 360 days in a year, you get 1260 years.  This one day for one year is determined by God in the following verses.

And when thou hast accomplished them, lie again on thy right side, and thou shalt bear the iniquity of the house of Judah forty days: I have appointed thee each day for a year. Ezekiel 4:6

This time period is given understanding in the following verse that is speaking of the True Church of Christ.

And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days. Revelation 12:6

The “Woman that fled,” is a symbolism of the Church of Christ, who fled away from the Dragon. Both in this verse and in those of the Book of Daniel these time periods represent 1260 prophetic days or 1260 literal years.

If you want a more in depth explanation of all of this, you will need to read the Lessons found on this Web Page, www.GodsTrueWord.net

The Harlot Woman

I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns and the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication: and upon her forehead was a name written, “Mystery, Babylon The Great, the Mother of Harlots and Abominations of the Earth. Revelation 17:3-5

The “Woman” is the third symbolism of the anti-Christ, whereas this “Scarlet Coloured Beast” that is being shown is not the anti-Christ, but is that upon which the anti-Christ sits.  The anti-Christ is a religion, a worldwide religion, and at its core or foundation is Satan’s False Gospel, it is this False Gospel that this Scarlet Coloured Beast is symbolic of.

Think of this as a counterfeit and substitute of the Church of Christ.  The Church of Christ is founded upon and has as its base the Teachings of Jesus of which are in turn based upon the Ten Commandments which is the Word of God. 

The anti-Christ religion has the feel and sound of the Church of Christ but preaches a variation or polluted version of the Teachings of Jesus, not the full and correct intended meaning as Jesus taught.

Remember: The best told lies are 90% truth and 10% lies.  It is the 10% that is Satan’s False Gospel and therefore removes the anti-Christ religion from being of God.

The phrase, “Full of the names of Blasphemy” is representative of Satan’s False Gospel because the Scarlet Coloured Beast is full of blasphemy, because it is full of Satan’s False Gospel.

Like the Red Dragon and the Beast before it, this Scarlet Beast has a similarity in appearance, to the Dragon, the seven heads and ten horns; the difference is there are no crowns.  As I said, this beast is symbolic of Satan’s False Gospel, not nations or kingdoms, which is why there are no crowns.  This is given support by Jesus in the following:

Was and is not, yet is

The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is. Revelation 17:8

This sounds like a riddle doesn’t it, but when you break it down, it does make sense.

Remember: the Beast being spoken of is the Scarlet Coloured Beast on which the anti-Christ sits, who in turn is symbolized as a Harlot Woman.  That is to say that the Beast is the False Gospel of Satan.

What is Gospel?  Gospel is another word for “Word.”  Therefore, this beast represents the “Words” spoken by Satan.

Where can you find God’s Holy Gospel, or the Word of God?  The Word of God is found in the compiled Books of the Prophets that we call the Bible.  When you want to know what God has to say about something, you go to the Bible to search for it.

Where do you go to find or search for Satan’s False Gospel?  Satan has no Bible.  Satan never acquired prophets to give his gospel to, so that it could be written down for all future generations to know and read.  It is in this regard that the Scarlet Coloured Beast, “Was, and is Not, yet IS.

Because the anti-Christ first is established as the Church of Rome and at the head or leader of the Church of Rome is the Pope, which in turn is the Abomination of Desolation, therefore the head or leader of the anti-Christ is the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church.  This has not changed over the centuries, therefore when the Pope goes to the holy place the starting date of the above time prophecy will be known.

The Beginning Date

            On May 30, 2014 Pope Francize does in fact stand on the holy mound on which the city of Jerusalem and the Temple was built, therefore, that is the starting date for determining when the Four Angels of the Euphrates River are let loose and the war that we are now in goes nuclear.  This event will trigger what is considered by most, which are ignorant of God’s True Word, just another war between men, by way of a slow progression, to that which God refers to as the Great War.

Calculating the Start Date

The time prophecy in question is, one hour, one day, one month and one year, as given in the following verse.

And the four angels were loosed, which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men. Revelation 9:15

The Four Angels spoken of here are those that are kept in the Euphrates River, which as you may recall have the same symbolism and therefore are one and the same as the Four Horsemen and those that stand at the four corners of the Earth.

Because we today have 365 days in our year and the months have a different number of days in them, we need to determine the date by first calculating the number of days according to how the calendar was used during the time of Jesus and the Apostle John.

The beginning day that signifies the first day of the End of Days as well as the beginning of the Great War, is revealed in the following verse.

When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, whoso readeth, let him understand: then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains. Matthew 24:15-16

As I have shown previously, the Abomination of Desolation is he that represents the leader of the anti-Christ religion.  I have shown from the Book of Daniel and Revelation that this is the Pope of the Church of Rome.

I know what day the Pope stood in the holy place, May 30, 2014, but I failed to take note of the exact hour that he did so, therefore, I will not attempt to discern the hour of the day that the nuclear bombs will begin to fall only the day and month.

            In the time of Jesus a year consisted of 360 days, and each month had 30 days in it.  Knowing this we can calculate the number of days from May 30, 2014 to when the bombs will begin to fall.

            A day equals 1;

            A Month equals 30;

            A Year equals 360;

Add them together and you get 391 days.  Using our modern calendar and going forward from May 30, 2014 you come to June 25, 2015.  I am convinced that this is correct, and that we only have till then to make our peace with God, for on that day the nuclear bombs will begin to ravage the Earth and one third of the population of the Earth will die.

If you look at what is going on in the world today, you will understand that the Earth is in the throes of another World War, and it is only a matter of time before the nuclear bombs start being used.

The First Salvos of the War

The following is the prophecy that God revealed to me and I made available on my Web Page just prior to these events happening.

In the last two weeks of May or in the month of June of 2014, someplace in the lands of Judea, Israel, the Nation of Israel will be hit with a military strike.  A terrorist attack to be sure, but with a loss of life and property greater than all others put together before this one.  The attack will be unseen and unexpected by the Israeli military for the vehicle to carry the weapon will not be seen as a threat until it is too late.

When I made this prophecy, I was mistaken as to the veracity and strength of the attack against Israel; however, I was not incorrect about when the attack would come.  During the first week of June 2014, Israel came under attack by missiles being fired from within the Palestinian territories.  These missile attacks are the beginning of the war that results in the Great War and the fulfillment of the above time prophecy.

Since these first missile attacks, the forces of what has become known as ISIS or ISIL has coalesced into a strong military and economic force in the region, which has slowly taken over much of Iraq and Syria, and has caused several nations to take actions to halt its advances.

This progression will continue, for there is no firm leadership in the world to stand up against ISIS.  Eventually, ISIS will engage in actions that will force the nations to take decisive actions against it, which will pull other nations that have an opposing military agenda to take military actions against the first nations.  It is this escalation of military activity that will pull the nuclear powers into war with one another, thus fulfilling the Prophecies.

Know This: The reason there is no leader to be found is due to God’s intent that there be none.  This is the Last War that Man will fight against himself, and with this war God will wash the Earth with fire, as God did with water during the time of Noah, removing all its sin as well as removing the powers of evil that are the result of Satan’s False Gospel, the anti-Christ, the False Prophet, and the King Apollyon.

Second Prophecy

The World at War

And the number of the army of the horsemen were two hundred thousand, thousand: and I heard the number of them.  Revelation 9:16

In this verse Jesus tells us the number of those that will be involved in the Great War.  If you multiply 200,000 by 1,000 you get 200,000,000 or two hundred million combatants.  That is a world war that pales the number of combatants of the Second World War which was measured in the 10’s of millions not 100’s of millions.

Fire, Smoke and Brimstone

Remember: Jesus began this prophecy by speaking about the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, with this above verse, he returns to his discussion of them, and it is they who he is giving description of in the following verses not the human combatants.

And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them that sat on them, having breastplates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; and out of their mouth issued fire and smoke and brimstone.  Revelation 9:17

Again, be aware, that these are the Four Horsemen that Jesus is giving description of.  I interpret the Fire, Smoke and Brimstone as being the explosions of the nuclear weapons.

By these three was the third part of men killed, by the fire, and the smoke, and by the brimstone, which issued out of their mouths.  Revelation 9:18

This above verse suggests to me, that perhaps the Fire, Smoke and Brimstone are not just the nuclear weapons, but also, the false gospel that they preach.  After all, these are religious fanatics, whose religion is based upon Satan’s False Gospel and not the Word of God.  This idea or understanding is given support by this next verse.

For their power is in their mouth, and in their tails: for their tails were like unto serpents, and had heads, and with them they do hurt. Revelation 9:19

In the above verse Jesus tells us that their power is in their mouth, it is out of the mouth that lies and deceptions spew, and these extremists do entice others to join them from their False Words.  This interpretation is being given credibility in that today ISIS is recruiting people from all over the world, and their recruiting tool is the dogma of the false religion that they preach. 

The rest of the above verse suggests to me that their power is both in the False Religion they preach and the nuclear weapons of war that will be brought into use because of these lies spoken by ISIS.

Those that survive the nuclear holocaust

And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils, and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk.  Revelation 9:20

The nuclear holocaust will result in the death of one third of the human population of the Earth.  To put that into perspective, there are just over 7 Billion people on this Earth at present, one third of that calculates out to 2.33 Billion people will die just from the nuclear weapons, not counting the subsequent Great Tribulation that follows the bombs.  In all the wars ever fought by Man since Cain slew Able, including the Second World War and all those since, add all the dead up and I do not believe that they will equal that many.  It is for this reason that God calls this, the last war of Man, the Great War.

The Unrepentant

Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts. Revelation 9:21

These prophecies of the Book of Revelation have been around for over 2,000 years, and most of the population of the world knows of them, yet they will still not see these events as being those prophesized by God, even after the nuclear holocaust.

Take Note: what Jesus is telling us in the above verse is that they, who have the Mark of the Beast, won’t repent their murders, nor sorceries, nor fornication, nor their thefts.  These things are all covered under the Ten Commandments or the Teachings of Jesus.  What Jesus is telling us is that those that survive the nuclear holocaust will still reject God’s Law and continue on in the worship of false gods and religions. 

I see many of these survivors turning to religion for solace, but the religions they turn to will not be those that give worship as God commands, but will be based upon Satan’s False Gospel, which is the anti-Christ or the Sunday worshipers.

Sorceries

I want that you understand what Jesus means by the word “Sorceries.”  Many if not most will believe that Jesus is referring to witchcraft, but in fact it is a reference to “Mind altering drugs.”  If you use drugs, such as alcohol, marihuana, cocaine, or heroin, you are guilty of engaging in sorceries, which is to say that those who use drugs are engaged in sinful acts against the Ways of God.

The Great Tribulation, the Wrath of God

Because these people will still give false worship to God, God will begin venting his wrath upon them, in the following ways.

And I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels having the seven last plagues; for in them is filled up the wrath of God.  And I saw as it were a sea of glass mingled with fire: and them that had gotten the victory over the beast, and over his image, and over his mark, and over the number of his name, stand on the sea of glass, having the harps of God.  And they sing the song of Moses the servant of God, and the song of the Lamb, saying, “Great and marvelous are thy works, Lord God Almighty; just and true are thy ways, thou King of Saints.  Who shall not fear thee, O Lord, and glorify thy name? For thou only art holy: for all nations shall come and worship before thee; for thy judgments are made manifest. Revelation 15:1-4

In the above, those that have victory over the Beast are the 144,000 or the Saints of God, who lived through the Great War and the nuclear holocaust it brought about. 

The song of Moses and of the Lamb is the Word of God that they both taught.  Moses preached the Gospel of God just as Jesus did.  “They sing,” is another way of saying that they preached and gave praise to God Almighty. 

The Saints of God give acceptance that God is Just in allowing this death and destruction to occur, and that God is righteous in the plagues that he is about to unleash upon those unrepentant that also survived.

The Seven Last Plagues

And after that I looked, and behold, the temple of the tabernacle of the testimony in heaven was opened: and the seven angels came out of the temple, having the seven plagues, clothed in pure and white linen, and having their breast girded with golden girdles.  And one of the four beast gave unto the seven angels seven golden vials full of the wrath of God, who liveth for ever and ever.  And the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of God, and from his power; and no man was able to enter into the temple, till the seven plagues of the seven angels were fulfilled. Revelation 15:5-8

The Temple of the Tabernacle is in heaven and is built upon the Holy Gospel of God.  Even after the ancient prophecies of God are finally coming to past, the Unrepentant still refuse to accept God’s True Word, so with God’s patience at an end, he prepares to unleash his wrath upon the Earth, and the population of Man that survived the Great War who do not have the Mark of God.

The Four Beasts that give to the seven angels the vials of the wrath of God are not the four horsemen of the apocalypse, but those spoken of in the beginning by Jesus that are in Heaven that give worship to God continuously revealed to us in Revelation 4:6-9.

The First Plague

And I heard a great voice out of the temple saying to the seven angels, “Go your ways, and pour out the vials of the wrath of God upon the earth.  And the first went, and poured out his vial upon the earth; and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the Mark of the Beast and upon them which worshipped his image. Revelation 16:1-2

The Mark of the Beast includes all of Mankind that do not have the Mark of God, or those who are not of the 144,000.  This means that all but a very small few, will be considered by God as having the Mark of the Beast.  This increases the odds that you have the Mark of the Beast, but think that you are saved in the Grace of Jesus, but you are not.  Those that have the Mark of the Beast are all of Man who is not of the 144,000. 

Remember: the Saints of God are defined as: Those who keep the Commandments of God and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.

To worship the image of the Beast does not only mean that they worship a statue or some other graven image.  The image of the Beast, which is the anti-Christ, is the False Gospel that the anti-Christ spews forth, in the lies and deceptions that the people perceive as being God’s Truth, because they accept what they have been told without taking the time and effort to study diligently on their own, therefore, those who worship according to the False Gospel in the Churches of the anti-Christ are the same as those who have the Mark of the Beast.

If you think that you are Saved by the Grace of Jesus, and you do survive the Great War and the holocaust, but you are then afflicted with these sores spoken of in this above verse, then you will know, you are not of the 144,000.  Those of the 144,000 will be protected from this plague, but those who are not protected are those who have the Mark of the Beast.  It is still not too late however, repent your sins, remove yourself from the False Churches, and look to God for instruction and forgiveness.  The reason God causes these plagues upon you is to get your attention and force you to finally see his Truth.

The Second Plague

And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man; and every living soul died in the sea.  Revelation 16: 3

As you may recall, in other prophecies it speaks of the sea turning to blood, but this is the first time that all life in the sea will die.  If you have read beyond these verses of the Book of Revelation, the old Heaven and Old Earth will pass away, and God will bring forth a New Heaven and New Earth.  In killing off all the life in the sea, God is beginning this process of renewal and rebirth.

The Third Plague

And the third angel poured out his vial upon the rivers and fountains of waters; and they became blood.  And I heard the angel of the waters say, “Thou art righteous, O Lord, which art, and wast, and shalt be, because thou hast judged thus, for they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.  And I heard another out of the altar say, “Even so, Lord God Almighty, true and righteous are thy judgments.” Revelation 16:4-7

You might complain that you have killed no one, so why are you being afflicted by these plagues, but when you refuse to keep the Commandments of God or live your life as Jesus taught, then you are evil in the eyes of God, and no better than those who did do murder.  You are an accomplice to the crime.  If all mankind obeyed the Word of God, then there would be no evil in the world, and this or any war would never have happened.

And the fourth angel poured out his vial upon the sun; and power was given unto him to scorch men with fire.  And men were scorched with great heat, and blasphemed the name of God, which hath power over these plagues: and they repented not to give him glory. Revelation 16:8-9

With so many nuclear explosions taking place in the atmosphere, the Ozone Layer in the upper atmosphere will be decimated, and the unfiltered radiations of the Sun will be unbearable to all life on the surface of the Earth, except for those who are the 144,000 and those who do at long last repent their inequities and ask God to forgive them.  As Jesus tells us in the above, they repented not.

To “Blaspheme the name of God,” is not to swear at or give verbal abuse towards God or Jesus.  To “Blaspheme the name of God,” is to fail to obey and keep the Word of God and the Commandments that are the Law of God.  When you observe the Sunday worship, you blaspheme the name of God.

The Fifth Plague

And the fifth angel poured out his vial upon the seat of the beast; and his kingdom was full of darkness; and they gnawed their tongues for pain, and blasphemed the God of Heaven because of their pains and their sores, and repented not of their deeds. Revelation 16:10-11

The “Seat of the Beast,” is the capital city of the anti-Christ, which God refers to as Babylon the Great.  If you have read my lessons, you will know that this city is the City of Rome, Italy, and that the anti-Christ starts out as the Church of Rome, but evolves over time to include all Christian Churches that observe the Sunday Sabbath rather than the Seventh Day Sabbath as commanded by God.

The fifth plague will be unique to this city, the capital of the anti-Christ, and only those that live in this city will feel the effects of this plague.  These people are they who preach Satan’s False Gospel, and for the most part do so in full knowledge that they preach Satan’s Lies.  It is this that is the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost, and is an unforgivable sin.  This is why God singles this city out for special torment.

The Sixth Plague

And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates; and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared. Revelation 16:12

As I explained before, the Euphrates River is the boundary between the Nation of Iraq, and the Nation of Iran, or the ancient nations of Babylon and of Persia.  With this river dried up, the mechanized modern armies can pass over it without the need of bridges.  I am not sure if the “Kings of the east,” represents the Iranians or perhaps, Pakistan or even China.  Because the word “kings” is used, suggesting more than one or plural, then it could be all three of these nations that will cross over the Euphrates River and enter the Middle East.

Even though the nuclear aspect of the Great War is over, it doesn’t mean that there aren’t still nations that have armies to continue on the war using conventional weapons.

Remember: other than the Saints of God, all still refuse to see this war as the Great War prophesized in the Book of Revelation, but just another of the long chain of wars fought between the nations of Man.

Know this: in the time of Adam and Eve, the Euphrates River was much wider than it is today.  Adam and Eve lived around 9,000 to 10,000 years ago, or in the time of the Great Ice Age.  In that time, the northern hemisphere of the Earth was covered by massive layers of ice hundreds and thousands of meters thick.  As this ice melted during the last days of the Ice Age, the water would flow down out of the area that is modern day Turkey and into the Mesopotamia where there is now the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.  Back then there was no Tigris River; it was all one giant river that covered all the area between and beyond the modern day rivers.  It is for this reason that God oft times refers to the Euphrates River as the Great River.

Even in the days of the Prophet Daniel, the Mesopotamia was a plush wet land, full of vegetation, and not the desert that it is today.

In that the two rivers are so much less than that what had been only one river, I suggest that the above prophecy that the Euphrates would dry up has already come to pass.  I have never seen the Euphrates, and perhaps it is even today to deep to cross over without a bridge, but even so, I see this prophecy as having come to pass.

Three Unclean Spirits like Frogs

And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the False Prophet, for they are the spirits of devils, working miracle, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.  Revelation 16:13-14

The unclean spirits that appear as frogs in this vision given to the Apostle John are Satan and his False GospelSatan’s Three Agents or those who spew Satan’s False Gospel, are the anti-Christ, and the False Prophet, and the forces of the Euphrates lead by the king Apollyon.  For they all lie and they all deceive Man from the true and correct worship of God.

Each of these Agents of Satan can be shown as follows.

The anti-Christ includes any and all churches that refer to them as being Christian, but who keep the First Day or Sunday Sabbath.

The False Prophet includes all those of Man who give worship to no god, but who adhere to the lies of Satan as given in the dogma of Liberalism and Socialism.

Those who are the followers of Apollyon are those of the Muslim religion, which is founded upon the False Gospel of Satan, just as are the other two agents of Satan.

The Earth is in the throes of a Great War, a Nuclear War, but the people of the Earth, do not perceive this as the Great War as prophesized in the Book of Revelation, they see it as yet another of the unending wars of Man, and each nation has made its alliances, and fights not for God but for country or for an ideology that is not of God but established by Satan’s False Gospel.

Keep Watch

Behold, I come as a thief.  Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, least he walk naked, and they see his shame.  Revelation 16:15

Those who are the Saints of God, will know God’s truth, and as such will understand and recognize these events as happening when they occur.  They will see these events as having been prophesized by Jesus, and therefore be prepared to endure through the Great Tribulation, while those blinded by Satan, will not be prepared to survive these dire days of the Wrath of God.

Naked and having Shame

As with most of the Book of Revelation, the clothing being spoken of is symbolic of something else.  That which makes you naked and having shame is your lake of Faith in the God of Creation, and your failure to give true and correct worship of him, not the clothes upon your back.  In this verse then, Jesus is giving warning to those of the 144,000 that they do not lose their faith, and continue strong in their understanding of the Word of God and his promises of Eternal Life.

Armageddon

And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.  Revelation 16:16

As most of you will know, the Battle of Armageddon is historically understood to be the last battle of the Great War, and so, Satan gathers up the nations of the world, in his last attempt to destroy the Earth and all of Man from off the face of the Earth.  Satan hates all that is of God, all that God has created, and all that God stands for.  Satan intends on using Man and his powerful weapons to destroy the Earth and all life that is upon it.

The Seventh Plague

And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, “It is done.”  And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great.  Revelation 16:17-18

We were shown that the armies of the nations of the world were gathering at Armageddon then Jesus tells us of this Great Earthquake.  Is it that God brings upon this earthquake before the battle ensues?  I wonder do these armies that are gathered, hear God speaking in the heavens?  Is it that these armies are destroyed, not by their own weapons, but instead by this earthquake brought about by God?  As far as I have found, there is no answer to these questions found in the Bible.  There is the following, however, which suggests to me that it is God who serves the final blow of the Great War.

I see this Earthquake as God destroying these mighty armies before they can unleash yet another round of nuclear weapons.  This I see God doing so as to prevent Man and through him Satan from making the planet Earth uninhabitable.  An Earthquake does not spew out radiation; therefore if God destroys the armies before the weapons can be used, then the Earth can still be brought back to life from the devastation brought about by Satan.

Babylon Remembered

And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nation’s fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath. Revelation 16:19

The identity of the Great City being spoken of here is Babylon the Great, which I have shown to be the city of Rome, Italy.  God makes special mention of this city, because it is the capital of the anti-Christ, which is the original force behind Satan’s ability to influence and control the minds of Man.  The vengeance that God takes against this city is righteous in my mind.  I also see that it is in truth God who destroys these armies at Armageddon, so as to prevent their weapons from finishing off the Earth, as is Satan’s intent.

God Cleanses the Earth

And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found.  And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great. Revelation 16:20-21

With this great earthquake, and the destruction of the cities of the nations, the Earth is being wiped clean of all the sin that Satan had caused since the days of Adam and Eve.  This God does in preparation for a New Heaven and a New Earth.

Who Are the Meek?

And so, the dominion of Man of the Earth is removed from him, and God reclaims dominion, with the intent of giving dominion of the New Earth to the Saints of God, which are those that God refers to as being the Meek.

Those that will live forever

The meek shall eat and be satisfied: they shall praise the Lord that seek him: your heart shall live forever. Psalms 22:26

In this verse the meek shall eat and be satisfied, because they will be those that will inherit the life that Adam and Eve had before they sinned.  God will once more establish a Garden on the Earth, and all that are the Saints of God will be given a place in that garden to live, never wanting for anything again.

Your heart shall live forever, refers to the Eternal Life that will be given to all who are the Saints of God.

Those who keep his Testimonies

All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth unto such as keep his covenant and his testimonies. Psalms 25:10

All who seek righteousness do follow the path of the Lord.

All who are righteous will God treat with mercy.

The Testimonies of God are his Holy Gospel as abbreviated by the Ten Commandments, and the Teachings of Jesus Christ.

Therefore righteousness is obtained by keeping the Ten Commandments.

Those who shall inherit the Earth

But the Meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. Psalms 37:11

When all evil is removed from the Earth, and only those who live in the morality of God remain, then war will be no more, and love and brotherhood will fill the earth and the hearts of Man.

Beautified in Salvation

For the Lord taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.  Let the saints be joyful in glory: let them sing aloud upon their beds. Psalms 149:4-5

God will make all his saints beautiful in salvation and eternal life.

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.  Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. Matthew 5:5-6

I repeat again: Righteousness is obtained through living your life in the Morality of God, the Morality of God is defined by the Way of God, which is defined by God’s Holy Gospel, which is abbreviated by the Ten Commandments, and fulfilled by the Teachings of Jesus Christ.