Peace and grace in the love of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Revelation 9:13-21 is about the sixth trumpet or the sixth condemnation of Son of God to men in the earth, so a third of mankind will die and perish in hell because of the great war.
.Revelation 9:16-199:16 Now the number of the army of the horsemen was two hundred million; I heard the number of them.
9:17 And thus I saw the horses in the vision: those who sat on them had breastplates of fiery red, hyacinth blue, and sulfur yellow; and the heads of the horses were like the heads of lions; and out of their mouths came fire, smoke, and brimstone.
9:18 By these three plagues a third of mankind was killed--by the fire and the smoke and the brimstone which came out of their mouths.
9:19 For their power is in their mouth and in their tails; for their tails are like serpents, having heads; and with them they do harm.
It is called a great war because of the following things:
- It has two hundred million armies of the horsemen.
- The victims are a third of mankind in the world.
The armies of the horsemen wear colorful breastplates. It refers to the special troops with special characteristics. They are recruited by Satan from the people who are like horse or the ones who always hope to their fleshly power until they ignore God, spiritual matter, and the service and ministry.
The horse also refers to the speed, namely one who is swift in physical things and doing sins, but slow in spiritual ones.
The fire, smoke, and brimstone come out from the mouth of the horse. Those are the weapons which are used in the great war.
- The fire.
Physically, it was used in the first world war. Spiritually, it refers to the tongue which is ruled by the trinity of Satan to kill the body, soul, and spirit of men.
- The smoke.
Physically, the smoke or the atomic bomb and nuclear were used in the second world war.
Spiritually, it refers to the sins up to the peak, namely the sins of eating-drinking and marrying-being given in marriage which go up to the presence of God, so He comes down with the condemnation which destroys men.
- The brimstone.
Physically, it is the biologic weapon which will be used in the third world war. It kills men silently and unrealizable.
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Satan is not satisfied if he only kills the body of men. He wants to kill the body, soul, and spirit of men through the spiritual brimstone.Revelation 20:10,14
20:10 The devil, who deceived them, was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone where the beast and the false prophet are. And they will be tormented day and night forever and ever
20:14 Then Death and Hades were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.
The spiritual brimstone refers to the death which works silently and is hidden through the false teaching to deceive and destroy the chosen ones or those people who are used by God in the Bride Tidings. Revelation 13:11-15
13:11 Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth, and he had two horns like a lamb and spoke like a dragon.
13:12 And he exercises all the authority of the first beast in his presence, and causes the earth and those who dwell in it to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.
13:13 He performs great signs, so that he even makes fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men.
13:14 And he deceives those who dwell on the earth by those signs which he was granted to do in the sight of the beast, telling those who dwell on the earth to make an image to the beast who was wounded by the sword and lived.
13:15 He was granted power to give breath to the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak and cause as many as would not worship the image of the beast to be killed.
The peak is that the Antichrist and the false prophet will work together to deceive the chosen men through two things, namely the false teaching and miracle.
The false miracle is the physical one without the death and resurrection (one is seriously injured, but he recovers) sanctification, and life renewal. It continuous up to the peak, namely they bring down the fire from heaven, so men including the children of God worship the Antichrist until they perish in the lake of fire and brimstone.
If ones serve and minister to God only to look for the physical things, they will be fooled by the physical miracle and the fire which comes down from heaven until they worship the Antichrist.
The solution so that we are not deceived by the Antichrist is that we must pay attention to the fire from heaven from now.Malachi 3:13:1 "Behold, I send My messenger, And he will prepare the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, Will suddenly come to His temple, Even the Messenger of the covenant, In whom you delight. Behold, He is coming," Says the LORD of hosts.
The fire from heaven is the fire of sanctification by Jesus as the High Priest who dwells in the midst of us, so we can do the following things:
- Sacrificing the offering which God delights.
- Standing when Jesus comes for the second time on the glorious clouds.
Since the Old Testament until now, God sanctifies the people who want to be used with fire.
- Moses experienced the sanctification of fire through the shepherding.
3:1 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian. And he led the flock to the back of the desert, and came to Horeb, the mountain of God.
3:2 And the Angel of the LORD appeared to him in a flame of fire from the midst of a bush. So he looked, and behold, the bush was burning with fire, but the bush was not consumed.
3:3 Then Moses said, "I will now turn aside and see this great sight, why the bush does not burn."
Christians who are scattered or not shepherded cannot experience the fire of sanctification and they see the fire of the Antichrist.
23:29 "Is not My word like a fire?" says the LORD, "And like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?
3:10 "Come now, therefore, and I will send you to Pharaoh that you may bring My people, the children of Israel, out of Egypt."
3:11 But Moses said to God, "Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh, and that I should bring the children of Israel out of Egypt?"
4:10 Then Moses said to the LORD, "O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither before nor since You have spoken to Your servant; but I am slow of speech and slow of tongue."
4:11 So the LORD said to him, "Who has made man's mouth? Or who makes the mute, the deaf, the seeing, or the blind? Have not I, the LORD?
4:12 "Now therefore, go, and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall say."
The results of the sanctification by the fire of the word through the shepherding are as follows:
Previously, Moses failed when he served two persons. After he was sanctified, he could bring six hundred and three thousand five hundred and fifty men not including women and children to go out from Egypt.
- We can know God clearly in the glory.
- We can know ourselves with our weakness, so we can confess that we are neither worthy nor able. We surrender fully to God. We confess that we are the dolosor we do not have any right, but only responsibility. So, we use power from God one hundred percent.
- Isaiah experienced the fire of the love of God from the Altar of Burnt Offering or the cross of God and the Golden Altar of Incense or the worship.
6:4 And the posts of the door were shaken by the voice of him who cried out, and the house was filled with smoke.
6:5 So I said: "Woe is me, for I am undone! Because I am a man of unclean lips, And I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean lips; For my eyes have seen the King, The LORD of hosts."
6:6 Then one of the seraphim flew to me, having in his hand a live coal which he had taken with the tongs from the altar.
6:7 And he touched my mouth with it, and said: "Behold, this has touched your lips; Your iniquity is taken away, And your sin purged."
Isaiah could confess his sins which had been thought, imagined, spoken, and done to God and other people.
1 John 1:7-9
1:7 But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin.
1:8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
1:9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Being able to confess sins is the greatest miracle.
When we confess sins, the blood of Jesus is active for doing two things as follows:
When we are set free from sins, the love of God is poured.
- The blood of Jesus forgives all of our sins until there is no remnant anymore like we never commit the sins.
- The blood of Jesus pulls out the roots of sin, so we do not do sins anymore.
28:13 He who covers his sins will not prosper, But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy.
We experience the great and the glorious love of God and we can be sent to everywhere ; even to the people who do not want to be ministered.
6:8 Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying: "Whom shall I send, And who will go for Us?" Then I said, "Here am I! Send me."
6:9 And He said, "Go, and tell this people: 'Keep on hearing, but do not understand; Keep on seeing, but do not perceive.'
6:10 "Make the heart of this people dull, And their ears heavy, And shut their eyes; Lest they see with their eyes, And hear with their ears, And understand with their heart, And return and be healed.""
- The apostles of the early rain experienced the sanctification of the fire of Holy Spirit.
2:1 When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
2:2 And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting.
2:3 Then there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them.
2:4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance.
The process is that Holy Spirit sanctifies us . It begins from our heart. Do not hide sins like Judas Iscariot, whose entrails gushed out.
It continuous to the sanctification to the tongue, so we can speak with other tongues, as Holy Spirit gave us utterance.
1:8 "But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth."
We can testify about the gospel word, the gospel of salvation, or the good news to the people who do not know Jesus.
2:36 "Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly that God has made this Jesus, whom you crucified, both Lord and Christ."
2:37 Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Men and brethren, what shall we do?"
2:38 Then Peter said to them, "Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.
2:39 "For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call."
2:40 And with many other words he testified and exhorted them, saying, "Be saved from this perverse generation."
The signs of the salvations are as follows:
- Trusting Jesus as the only savior.
- Repenting, stopping doing sins, and returning to God.
- The water baptism.
6:2 Certainly not! How shall we who died to sin live any longer in it?
6:4 Therefore we were buried with Him through baptism into death, that just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, even so we also should walk in newness of life.
The requirement of the water baptism is trusting Jesus and being dead to sins.
The true water baptism is that one who has repented must be buried in water with Jesus to arise with Him in new life or live in righteousness.
- The church of God at the later rain must experience the sanctification of the fire of the word, love, and Holy Spirit through the perseverance in the shepherding which is added with the sanctification by the fiery trial or the suffering in flesh because of Jesus.
1 Peter 4:12-14
4:12 Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you;
4:13 but rejoice to the extent that you partake of Christ's sufferings, that when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy.
4:14 If you are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed are you, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you. On their part He is blasphemed, but on your part He is glorified.
It happens so that there is the Spirit of glory in our life.
The results are as follows:
- The Spirit of glory changes us from fleshly man to the spiritual one like Jesus.
We can be strong and courageous and not disappointed whatever we face. We keep faithful and fervent in spirit to serve and minister to God, trust, and hope Him.
- We are used in the revival of Holy Spirit at the later rain, the one in the light of the glory of Christ, or the teaching word which preaches the second coming of Jesus in the glory as the Bridegroom and the King of all kings. We are sanctified and changed until we are perfect and ready to welcome His second coming.
- The physical miracle also happens.
11:39 Jesus said, "Take away the stone." Martha, the sister of him who was dead, said to Him, "Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days."
11:40 Jesus said to her, "Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?"
Lazarus who has died can be resurrected. We must be honest and trust God, so all impossibilities and rottenness will be finished by Him. There is miraculous preservation from God from now on until the age when the Antichrist rules the world. There is help from God, so the impossible problem is finished by Him. He is able to make something from nothing, the rotten things become sweet smelling, and the failed things become successful and beautiful.
When God comes for the second time, we are changed to be as glorious and perfect as Him to welcome His second coming on the glorious clouds.
God blesses you.