Rev 9:12-21  One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter.  (13)  And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,  (14)  Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.  (15)  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.  (16)  And the number of the army of the horsemen were two hundred thousand thousand: and I heard the number of them.  (17)  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 mouths issued fire and smoke and brimstone.  (18)  By these three was the third part of men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, and by the brimstone, which issued out of their mouths.  (19)  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.  (20)  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:  (21)  Neither repented they of their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts.

It’s a beautiful new day and the warmth of summer feels so good. We had a harsh winter in our area and the sunlight is welcomed! It is easier to get chores done or simply enjoy nature when the sun is shining brightly, don’t you think? When dark clouds come, people tend to go indoors and try to comfort themselves with a hot beverage or curl up with a good book. It’s a known medical fact that a lack of sunshine can cause SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) in some people. They become depressed and have a hard time to cope. A light source or daylight lamps can help them to overcome this disorder. Not only does the lack of sun affect their mood, it also affects their health. The sun provides vitamin D and is needed to prevent breast cancer and many other illnesses. But think for a moment about the Light of the world, Jesus Christ. When His light shines in our hearts and we are born again, we receive eternal life (John 3:16).

I wonder what it will be like for people living in the Tribulation period? Will some live in comfort while the judgments are occurring? I don’t think so. Revelation 3:10 tells us that these judgments will come to all the world. This particular judgment is going to deplete the number of people on earth like nothing we’ve ever seen. The Illuminati’s goal has been to decrease the population so the earth can last longer to sustain those who remain. They will rejoice at this decrease.

The demons (four fallen angels) depicted here come from the Euphrates River. This is located in modern day Iraq. For a little bit of background on this river:

  • Genesis 2:10-14, there were four rivers coming out of the Garden of Eden. The Euphrates was one of those rivers.
  • Babylon was the dwelling place of demons and was located in modern day Iraq.
  • The Tower of Babel was a place for worshipping the stars, moon and heavenly hosts.
  • All occult worship of today began their history in Babylon and its effects are very much still present there and all over the world.

Let’s focus on the population for a bit. One third of mankind dies from the demons’ actions in this judgment. Let’s take into account the number of those who are raptured prior to the Tribulation; then one fourth of the population is destroyed in the Fourth Seal, which is approximately two billion people taken out. The Fifth Seal reveals deaths of believers but there is no exact number specified in Scripture. That leaves a little under six billion people at this point. Next comes the Sixth Trumpet which will destroy a third of what’s left of earth’s population. Friend, that means that from the Rapture to this point, the earth will lose half of its population! That leaves four billion people and we are only mid way through the Tribulation! 😥 Those who were not killed still do not repent of their murders, sorceries, fornication or theft!

Revelation 9:16 reveals that an army of 200 million comes to the scene. To put this number into perspective, all of Word War II consisted of 70 million men in all world-wide forces combined! China boasted of having an army of 200,million in 1965. Was that boast prophecy? Who knows! But these 200 million could also be demons, or people possessed by demonic principles.

Moving on to Revelation 9:20-21, we see that those who have not been killed by the judgments thus far, were unrepentant people! If you search for the words “repent and repented,” you will find that they are found more times here in the Book of Revelation than any other book in the Bible. God in His mercy keeps reaching out to them giving them every opportunity to repent. In these verses, the people would not repent of worshiping devils and idols, murder, sorcery, fornication or theft. It’s interesting to note, the word sorceries occurs three times in the New Testament: twice in Revelation and once in Acts 8:11. The two times it is used in Revelation, it refers to “pharmakeia.” (Revelation 9:21, Revelation 18:23) This is where we get our English term “pharmacy.”

Sorceries in Greek is:

From G5332; medication (“pharmacy”), that is, (by extension) magic (literal or figurative): – sorcery, witchcraft.

Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance

But when it is used in Acts 8:11, it refers to magic:

From G3096; “magic”: – sorcery.

Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance

The word”mageia” would have been used in Revelation if it was referring to simply sorcery or magic. However, the word “pharmakeia” is used for those verses during the Tribulation. It stands to reason that drugs of some kind will be a big part of the world, whether that is for recreational use, medicinal purposes, or even vaccinations to “contain” the people. But because it is used in conjunction with these other sins (idol worship, murders, fornication and theft), I believe drugs are used to enhance these sins. We see the legalization of “lesser” drugs (like marijuana) occurring in our country. Oregon has legalized harder substances in small amounts, for example heroin! I won’t get into how dangerous this is because that’s a whole other subject. But think of all the chemically dependent addicts that will come out of this! Government programs will be formed to aid these addicts and the end result will be government dependent citizens: enter the one world government! We can see how all these things put together for the platform for the Antichrist.

No matter how we view this Sixth Trumpet, it will be a time like no other. People are dying with this judgment and the surface population will fall to half of the population that we currently claim! But in three and a half years, the King of Kings will come to earth and put an end to Satan’s forces, and his Illuminati, once and for all. What began in Babylon will be destroyed by the Lord Jesus Christ! Amen and Amen!

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