Philippians 2:1 “If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,”
Philippians 2:2 “Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.”
Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves.”
Philippians 2:4 “Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.”
Philippians 2:5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus:”
We are continuing on here in the book of Philippians. Keeping the mind of Christ is to keep the Word of God first and foremost in our lives. Remember we are here for our family and friends, keeping humble. Especially when it comes to bringing forth God’s Word, we are here for the people, not for our own gain or to look good. The Lord always did His miracles and His healings, not to show off, but to help, as well as teach us by this. As here:
Mark 8:23 “And He took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town;”
Mark 8:24 “And he looked up, and said, “I see men as trees, walking.”
Mark 8:25 “After that He put His hands again upon his eyes, and make him look up: and he was restored, and saw every man clearly.”
Jesus healed this blind man, teaching us a lesson as well. Here the man saw men as trees, giving the symbolism used in Genesis Chapter 3. The trees, representing people. And in addition to that, giving this man the spiritual eyes to see the Word of God, Jesus, the Lord, standing right in front of him. Jesus is the Word of God as Revelation 19:13 states. Here Jesus telling the disciples, for any the Lord can read our minds, not any person, not even Satan. Satan can watch our actions, as the serpent he is as in Revelation 12:9 and 20:2, strikes at us when we are at our weakest as a snake does. So then here:
Luke 9:46 “Then there arose a reasoning among them, which of them should be greatest.”
Luke 9:47 “And Jesus, perceiving the thought of their heart, took a child, and set him by Him.”
Luke 9:48 “And said unto unto them, “Whosoever shall receive this child in My name receiveth Me: and whosoever shall receive Me receiveth Him That sent Me: for he that is least among you all, the same shall be great.”
They were trying to decide who was higher ranking in the group. Jesus they their heart, or their minds, and showed them. We should come as a child opening up our mind to His Word. Not thinking once we know the truth and have some information we are better than others, but the Lord showing us this for a lesson. To humble ourselves, and focus on why we are here. For the people who are spiritually children, as they do not have eyes to see and ears to hear His Word. Always do this respectfully and humbly, never imposing His Word on anyone, for if someone does not want to hear it, He does not want them! Or at least not yet! Let’s now go to the book of Revelation, which means to reveal or take off the cover. We especially need to know this as it is written for what will happen at the time of the Lord’s Day, right before when Satan is here on earth when he is kicked out with his angels as in Revelation 12:7-9, and then after that going to the final age, the eternity. Then as here Satan will come in and being the show off he is, full of pride as here:
Revelation 13:3 “And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.”
Revelation 13:4 “And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, “Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?”
Revelation 13:5 “And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.”
revelation (Strong’s 602 disclosure; appearing, coming, lighten, manifestation, be revealed, revelation; (from Strong’s 601) to take of f the cover, i.e. disclose, reveal; (from Strong’s 575) off, away, separation, departure, cessation, completion reversal), and (from Strong’s 2525) to place down (permanently), i.e. to designate, constitute, convoy, appoint.
When Satan comes in as son of perdition, as we learned in II Thessalonians 2:3-4, this first beast, the one world political system will just get into power, just as the United Nations today really does not have any power, always striving for world peace. Satan will come in claiming to be the Prince of peace, Jesus, as here in Revelation 13:4. We know the dragon is Satan as the Word states in Revelation 12:9 and 20:2. Nobody can say anything against him, except God’s election who have eyes to see and ears to hear the simple truth of God’s Word. Satan then will have that world platform, speaking these great things, telling you whatever you want to hear. The time period has been shortened to the Revelation 9:5 and Revelation 9:10 to five months, from this three and one half year period as in Daniel Chapter 9. God’s word uses months, which are based on the moon, symbolic of the night, as Satan is of darkness. God’s prophesies always in days or by the sun as in Revelation 11, with the two witnesses that come at this same time. Remember Satan comes in at the middle of the hour of temptation or at the last half of this five month period. Then going on here:
Revelation 13:6 “And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme His name, and His tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.”
Revelation 13:7 “And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.”
Revelation 13:8 “And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.”
Revelation 13:9 “If any man have an ear, let him hear.”
Satan blaspheming God’s name, as the Word of God is his name! Satan will probably say things like you don’t need to know God’s Word as he will “rapture” you out! Or all you have to do is believe in him! Believe in what! We need to know God’s Word. As we see here this will be a world-wide deception, the one world political system, Satan will come in and control, and all nations involved. Then those who did worship in the first earth age, including that Revelation 12:4 one third who worshipped him, whose names are not written in the book of life, meaning are liable to die a spiritual death. Satan and his army under him, going after God’s election, including the two witnesses of Revelation 11, those who are already judged, God’s elect, who know and understand God’s Word. They know that Satan comes first, then our Lord Jesus, as the Word of God specifically lays out. Continuing on here:
Revelation 13:11 “And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.”
Revelation 13:12 “And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.”
Revelation 13:13”And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men.”
fire (Strong’s 4442) fire; specifically lightning.
This beast, again the false prophet role Satan will play claiming he is Jesus. He will look exactly as the Lamb of God, Jesus. Like any photo, image, painting, so forth that has been in the media. However, we know it is the dragon, Satan, when these lies and deception spew out of his mouth claiming to be God or Jesus. God will allow him the ability to bring lightning, or fire, from heaven! People who are not grounded in God’s Word will be amazed by this deception, Satan showing off for the world! Then continuing here:
Revelation 13:15 “And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.”
Revelation 13:16 “And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:”
mark (Strong’s 5480) a scratch or etching, i.e. stamp (as a badge of servitude), or sculptured figure (statue); graven, mark; (from same as Strong’s 5482) (to sharpen to a point akin to Strong’s 1125 through idea of scratching); a stake, i.e. a palisade or fence of stakes for defense or rampart (military mound for circumvallation or surround in a siege); trench; (from Strong’s 1125) to “grave”, especially to write; figurative to describe, write.
Satan will then make that first beast, the one world political system, come back to life, or in effect. Remember Satan will be playing Jesus, and in Revelation 9:4 he and the fallen angels are not to touch anyone that is God’s elect, or has the seal of God in their minds, knowing Satan comes first then Jesus. Satan then will make that the world worship him, or the image of the beast, or the false prophet, Satan who is the son of perdition as II Thessalonians 2:3-4 states will sit in God’s throne claiming to be God. This easily today could be on television or over the internet his image. Satan will not go around killing people, as remember he is playing Jesus! So rather, meaning when you worship him you are subject to die a spiritual death for you are worshipping the Lord’s enemy, Satan. As here:
Exodus 20:1 “And God spake all these words, saying,
Exodus 20:2 “I am the LORD thy God, Which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.”
Exodus 20:3 “Thou shalt have no other gods before Me.”
Exodus 20:4 “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth:”
Exodus 20:5 “Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous GOD, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate Me;”
Exodus 20:6 “And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love Me, and keep My commandments.”
graven (Strong’s 6459) an idol; carved (graven) image; (from Strong’s 6458) to carve, whether wood or stone; grave, hew.
image (Strong’s 6754) to shade; a phantom, i.e. illusion, resemblance; hence a representative figure, especially an idol, image, vain shew.
We are not to worship anything or anyone instead of God. So not just a stone idol, this could be in today’s term his image, a photo, or an image on the internet or television. To receive the mark in the right hand, means to do his work. So Satan then will use many to convert their family members and friends, and in Revelation 17:5 in bold letters the word “MYSTERY” meaning to be initiated into religious rites through secrecy giving us a clue how he easily will do this. God is open and there is nothing secret or hidden, the Lord wanting all to come to repentance. These are things teaching us how he will easily deceive this world for today most people have not been taught the Word of God with understanding. They may hear the men’s traditions of church doctrines and religion, but the straightforward truth of His Word. Then going on:
Revelation 13:17 “And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.”
Revelation 13:18 “Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.”
count (Strong’s 5585) to use pebbles in enumeration or to count with; to compute; (from Strong’s 5586) a pebble (as worn smooth by handling), i.e. (by implication of use as a counter or ballot) a verdict (of acquittal) or ticket (of admission); a vote, stone, voice.
Satan then will control the financial system, again the mark in the hand to do his work, and the mark in the mind, or the seal, believing Satan is God, Jesus or the religious figurehead you believe in. That’ why the entire world will believe him. Jews will think he is Messiah who are not believers, and Christians will think he is Jesus, Moslems will think he is Mohammed, and Buddhists will think he is Buddha! Satan is very good at his game of deception, deceiving this world peaceably, coming in telling you what you want to hear, and here through your pocketbook! The financial system will then be controlled by him. So you will need to worship Satan in order to use his currency. It’s not some mark or tattoo, but the belief that Satan is really Jesus, God or who you believe in! God’s election then as in Matthew 24, Mark 13 and Luke 21 delivered to those synagogues of Satan as in Revelation 2:9 and 3:9, by their family and friends who will think they are converting them to The Lord or God or whoever they believe in. Then we are taught the number of Satan is six, meaning he comes in at the sixth trumpet, vial and seal of the book of Revelation, coming in before Jesus. The word “count” means as a pebble was used for calculate and becomes worn over a long period of time. We then go way back to the beginning in Genesis, at the first part of this earth age. Satan then planted his seed, or offspring, that serpent seed, Cain who he produced and today the sons of Cain, or Kenites. Let’s now go to Daniel, here God is having Michael, the archangel of Israel, explain this vision to Daniel for understanding, for our understanding today in this last generation. Let’s go here:
Daniel 11:21 “And in his estate shall stand up a vile person, to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom: but he shall come in peaceably, and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.”
Daniel 11:22 “And with the arms of a flood shall they be overflown from before him, and shall be broken; yea, also the prince of the covenant.”
flatteries (Strong’s 2519) something very smooth; i.e. a treacherous spot; figurative blandishment or coax by flattering, slippery; (by reduplication from Strong’s 2505) to be smooth; (as smooth stones were used for lots) to apportion or separate; deal, divide, take away a portion.
From Daniel 11:21 is yet future to us today. The rest of the chapter history, showing the one world kingdoms that have controlled Jerusalem and the land of Judea, beginning with the King of Babylon, Nebuchadnezzar.
Satan then here, this vile person. He comes in peaceably, saying he is the Prince of peace, bringing world peace. He comes in by flatteries. As we learned in Ezekiel 13 through divination, or by being very smooth. Telling you whatever you want to hear, and very slippery. Jesus taught us both in Matthew 4 and Luke 4, Satan uses The Word of God and twists it just a bit deceiving people this way. With the power of the flood of lies coming out of his mouth, this prince, note “lower case” of the covenant, with his people, the sons of Cain, or Kenites, who will easily get him into power, as they reside today in Israel along with the house of Judah, or Jews, and created that nation of Israel in 1948, marking this final generation of the fig tree as God foretold us in Jeremiah Chapter 24. Then let’s go back to Revelation, remember the subject is the Lord‘s Day or the second advent, and what happens right before, during and after, as well as the thousand year period, and the eternity. Here in:
Revelation 12:15 “And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.”
Revelation 12:16 “And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.”
Revelation 12:17 “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.”
earth (Strong’s 1093 soil, a region, , land, ground.
The serpent, Satan as that old serpent of Revelation 12:9 and 20:2, will use the weapon of his mouth, or that flood of lies and deception. He will claim to be God and sit in God’s throne at the Mount of Olives at a temple in Jerusalem. The location is on this earth. The earth then helping the woman, meaning God’s people, both men and women, who don’t have the seal of God’s Word, or know it with understanding, when the elect are delivered up to those synagogues of Satan. The earth then here, symbolizing God’s election, as our flesh bodies come from this earth by the food we eat from this earth, that organic matter which goes back to dust of the earth, and then our spirit returns to the LORD God as Ecclesiastes 12:7. That dragon, Satan, knowing he has a short time, only two and one half months on earth to destroy as many souls as he can, that woman, remember the many membered Bride, those with free will, and the Wife, of Revelation 19:7-8, God’s elect who are already judged. What do they have in their minds, or that seal? Here in Revelation 12:17, the commandments of God, The Old Testament or the law and the prophets, as well as the New Testament, the testimony of Jesus Christ. We have to know that Word of God with understanding locked and loaded in our foreheads, our minds, so we are not deceived. Satan will be very successful as we know in Revelation 20:8, the number he deceives on this earth in the flesh when he is here right before Jesus Who comes in at the seventh, or after the sixth trumpet, in Revelation 11:15, is as the sand of the sea. So the majority of people living today! That tells you that the majority of this world is blinded, not having the Word of God loaded in their minds, not the men’s traditions and church doctrines. Like this “rapture” which is taught so much in many churches today. God is against this here:
Ezekiel 13:18 “And say, ‘Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the (women) that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! Will ye hunt the souls alive (that come) unto (you)?”
Ezekiel 13:19 “And will ye pollute Me among My People for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to My People that hear your lies?”
Ezekiel 13:20 “Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; ‘Behold, I am against your pillows, wherewith ye there hunt the souls to make them fly, and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, even the souls that ye hunt to make them fly.”
The subject here of Ezekiel 13 is false prophets, meaning teachers for when we teach it, the Word then becomes prophetic or goes down exactly as written, as we so much of it happening like in Matthew 24, Mark 13 and Luke 21 the earthquakes and natural disasters happening closer and closer, now on a daily basis. We are very close to that final hour, or the last period of this earth age. Check me out or anyone person bringing you God’s Word with the Word of God. That means you need to know it, do your homework, for it will be just us and the LORD God Almighty as in Revelation 20:11-15 when we go to Him! Then these false prophets and teachers do this for the money! For the handfuls of barley, teaching salvation over and over, never feeding the flock with the Word of God, but getting in more people into their congregations so they can make a living! They are destroying not just people, but their very souls by this. This is done at the stature, or top, of their churches or religious organizations, following their traditions or men’s traditions and doctrines, not the Word of God. Robbing people of the truth they are trying to reach their arms up to learn about Him! They blindfold the people with these lies. Here God states that He is against those false prophets and teachers that teach His people to fly or “be raptured”! They usually teach also, you don’t need Revelation as you’ll fly away! Just believe! Believe in what you should ask, for what are they basing their faith on? Men’s traditions and religion, not God’s Word1 When the Lord appears after Satan appears as God sitting in His throne, when the Lord standing at the Mount of Olives and every knee will bow! Then continuing on here in Philippians:
Philippians 2:6 “Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:
Philippians 2:7 “But made Himself of no reputation, and took upon Him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men:”
Philippians 2:8 “And being found in fashion as a man, He humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross.”
Jesus, humbling Himself before the LORD God, and not doing it to show off or for His benefit. But rather, to show us all, the believers of the Lord Jesus, His Word. Teaching us with many examples over and over again, so we can understand when we make the effort showing God we really care about what He has foretold us. That’s how we show Him we love Him, it’s great to tell Him. But then help others think about them as Jesus told us remember that small child and anyone that HE can help maybe by the smile on your face or the kindness you show, like opening up a door for someone. It all matters to Him and all people do for He loves us all fairly and equally, with no respect of persons. Then Jesus, not opening up His mouth or complaining when He died on that cross for our sins. As here:
Isaiah 53:1 “Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?”
Isaiah 53:4 “Surely He hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem Him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted.”
Isaiah 53:5 “But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed.”
Isaiah 53:6 “All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way; and the LORD hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all.”
Isaiah 53:7 “He was oppressed, and He was afflicted, yet He opened not His mouth: He is brought as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is dumb, so He openeth not His mouth.”
Isaiah 53:8 “He was taken from prison and from judgment: and who shall declare His generation? for He was cut off out of the land of the living: for the transgression of My people was He stricken.”
Isaiah 53:9 “And He made His grave with the wicked, and with the rich in His death; because He had done no violence, neither was any deceit in His mouth.”
Isaiah 53:10 “Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise Him; He hath put Him to grief: when thou shalt make His soul an offering for sin, He shall see His seed, He shall prolong His days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in His hand.”
Isaiah 53:11 “He shall see of the travail of His soul, and shall be satisfied: by His knowledge shall My righteous Servant justify many; for He shall bear their iniquities.”
Isaiah 53:12 “Therefore will I divide Him a portion with the great, and He shall divide the spoil with the strong: because He hath poured out His soul unto death: and He was numbered with the transgressors; and He bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.”
The power, or arm of the LORD revealed to our Lord Jesus Christ for that is His name! So when we believe on Him we should know Him, or His Word, right? We as believers believe God’s report, or His Word. Jesus then took on all of our griefs, our sins, our troubles when HE died willingly on the cross for us all. Jesus then beaten, whipped, spat upon, yelled at then brutally crucified not for Himself, but for all our sins! He did it for you and I, for our sins, and with His stripes, or the whipped He received, we are healed. So repent and be free. Ask Heavenly Father in Jesus’ name and be free of whatever is holding you back from the Lord God. He already knows what you did, but respect Him and tell Him. Acknowledge the fact that you believe on Him. We instead of following God’s Word, His sheep, will one time or another in our lives go astray, or go from His Word, and will sin. Repent and move on. Don’t let that hold you back! Jesus constantly threatened by the scribes and Pharisees, the serpent’s seed, or offspring of Genesis 3:15, trying to plot Him killed and pestering Him, questioning the Lord, trying to discredit Him. He put up with all of that, not for His sake, but for us all that love Him! Jesus then when taken to be crucified as God’s Word had foretold exactly, especially in Psalms 22 that Jesus quotes on the cross, showing all the details of His crucifixion that no man could fake! That was written hundreds of years before His crucifixion. Jesus then taken from that prison and judged by the Roman government, but crucified at the hand of the sons of Cain, or Kenites, who rather wanted a convicted murderer and seditionist in His place as Mark 15:13 states when they yelled crucify Him! Then Jesus cut off from the land of the living, or died a flesh death. Again, for our transgressions, or sins, He was crucified and died. Then the Lord buried with the other malefactors, but buried in a rich man’s grave, through the hand of His uncle, Joseph of Arimathaea in Matthew 27:57. Jesus never fighting against His oppressors, saying nothing, never doing anything violent as He was without blemish, perfect showing us the way in the flesh how to live our lives. Then the Heavenly Father it pleased Him to allow Jesus to be crucified for He loves us all! That’s why the LORD God did this, giving the life of Jesus, His servant, for all of us to have the opportunity for eternal life. The LORD God did see His Seed, that woman’s Seed, of Genesis 3:15, that Satan’s offspring, the Kenites, or sons of Cain, bruised His heel, completing the first half of that message. Then the serpent, Satan, perishes and is fully destroyed as in Revelation 20:10, but until the end of the thousand years, or Lord’s Day, the next spiritual age. We are justified, or made right, by His action of being crucified for our sins when we ask Heavenly Father in His Name. The LORD is prospering in the Lord Jesus’ hand as many are believers and those souls in prison were freed before He came as Son of Man when He preached to them as here:
I Peter 3:18 “For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the Just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:”
I Peter 3:19 “By which also He went and preached unto the spirits in prison.”
Jesus then quickened, or made alive in the Spirit, resurrecting to eternal life and He showed us how to do it. He then during that three and one half days, as God never wastes time, preached to those that came before us, God always fair giving everyone the same opportunity of eternal life as we have today. So Jesus went back all the way to the people to Adam’s time who had passed on, the those spirits in prison and up to the Lord’s generation, so each soul has the same chance for salvation. Then let’s go here:
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