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17 - HOUR, DAY, MONTH & YEAR
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17 - HOUR, DAY, MONTH & YEAR

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CHAPTER 17

To every thing there is a season.
A time to be born, and a time to die;
A time to kill, and a time to heal ,
a time to keep silence, and a time to speak.
ECCLESIASTES 3:1-3 (excerpts)

There are Seven Trumpets in Revelation and four different angels
appear within  the 6th Trumpet. Those angels can now be
positively  identified.  Three  of  those  angels  have  already  been
released and their messages were delivered between 688 and
1967!

Revelation 9:13-16 And the sixth angel sounded, and  I heard a
voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before
God, one saying to  the sixth angel who had the  trumpet,
"Release the four angels who are bound at the great river
Euphrates." And the four angels, who had been  prepared for
the hour and day and month and year, were  released, so
that they might kill a third of mankind. And the number of
the  armies  of  the  horsemen  was  two  hundred million;  I
heard the number of them.

The Euphrates River area is the Middle East and the location
of the Leopard-Bear-Lion. From other Scripture we recognize LBL
to be the Islamic world! So these four angels were to be released
from within the Islamic states.

  That's not a whole lot to go on, so from what scriptures can
we get further insight into these angels? Why, from somewhere
between where this prophecy is given (Rev 9:14) and where the
Lord sets up His eternal kingdom (Rev 11:15). These four angels
appear after the 6th Trumpet blows, but before the Last Trumpet,

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(Rev 11:15). And since we go directly into the eternal Kingdom of
God at the last trumpet ... 

The only place to find out more about these angels  would be
between Rev 9:14 and Rev 11:14!

Now  four angels don't appear between Rev 9:14 and Rev
11:14, but there is another  clue  to follow - TIME!  Those  four
angels or messengers were prepared for four different time
periods - an Hour, Day, Month, and Year. Guess what? The hour,
day, and month each appear, once, in three different verses in Rev
11, all within the account of the Two Witnesses:

MONTH Rev 11:2 "And  leave out  the court which  is outside the
temple, and do not measure it, for it has been given to
the nations; and they will tread under foot the holy city
for forty-two months"

DAY Rev 11:3 "And I will grant authority to my two witnesses,
and  they will  prophesy  for  twelve  hundred  and  sixty
days, clothed in sackcloth."

HOUR Rev 11:13 And in that hour there was a great earthquake,
and a tenth of the city fell; and seven thousand people
were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified
and gave glory to the God of heaven.

The above is no coincidence. Those "month" and "day" angels
were the Islamic scourge on the Holy Land from 688 to 1967.
From context, it's obvious that the final "hour' angel is future, but
where is the year angel?

W<4"LJ`l (eniautos, Strong's No. G2094), usually translated
year, does not appear between Rev 9:14 and Rev 11:14, but since
all things are fulfilled by Rev 11:15, that "year" has to be in there
somewhere. Let's examine the passage carefully to see if there are
any other time designations that could be understood as "years."

Revelation 11:8-9 And their dead bodies will lie in the street of the
great city which mystically is called Sodom and Egypt, where
also their Lord was crucified. And those from the peoples
and tribes and tongues and nations will look at their dead

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bodies for three and a half days, and will not permit their
dead bodies to be laid in a tomb.

Revelation 11:11 And after the three and a half days the breath of
life from God came into them, and they stood on their feet;
and great fear fell upon those who were beholding them.

The Greek word (hemera), translated "days" in the above is
ambiguous.1 Since the above 3? days are the only  other  time
frame within the passage that could be possibly translated years,
then maybe the correct translation for the above is years. Let's
look at that possibility:

Revelation 11:9 And those from the peoples and tribes and tongues
and nations will look at their dead bodies for three and a
half YEARS, and will not permit their dead bodies to be laid
in a tomb.

Revelation 11:11 And after the three and a half YEARS the breath of
life from God came into them, and they stood on their feet;
and great fear fell upon those who were beholding them.

We are in the New Testament era, using the Roman calendar,
so if YEAR is the correct translation, using "I give you a day for a
year" to interpret this prophecy, look at when we get to:

3.5 x 365.24 = 1278.34 Years

1967 (Jerusalem free) - 1278.34 = 688

The Dome of the Rock once again!

So the 3 "days" of Rev 11:9-11 appear to be a repetitive
prophecy  about  the Moslem domination  of  Jerusalem  and  the
temple mount. If this is the correct way to view the passage, here
is how the passage may be understood. To keep it simple, italic
comments are inserted within the Bible text:
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1  The Greek  0:XD" (hemera, Strong's No. 2250g) found in vs. 9 and 11 is an
ambiguous word, variously translated as day, moment, midday, time, and year, the
correct translation depending upon context. In Rev 11:9 and 11:11 there are no
contextual guidelines to determine the correct translation, so translators went with
the most common usage, rendering hemera day. But twelve times, the translators
of the NAS understood hemera to be year, Luk 1:7, 1:18, and 2:36 etc., so year is
a perfectly acceptable translation.
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Revelation 11:8-15, NASB (Excerpts) And their dead bodies (the
empty  churches)  will  lie  in  the  street  of  the  great  city
(Jerusalem) which mystically  is  called  Sodom  and Egypt,
where  also  their  Lord was  crucified.  And  those  from  the
peoples and tribes and tongues and nations (the Moslems in
the surrounding  lands) will  look at  their dead bodies (the
empty  churches) for three and a half days (Years  of
day=years, i.e., from 688AD to 1967AD) and will not permit
their dead bodies (the empty churches) to be laid in a tomb
(to be torn down). And those who dwell on the earth will
rejoice over them and make merry; and they will send gifts
to one another, because these two prophets (the Christians
and the Jews) tormented those who dwell on the earth (it is
torment for the lost when the gospel is preached and they do
not repent).  And  after the three and a half days (after
Jerusalem was freed) the breath of life from God came into
them, and they stood on their feet; (After 1967, God's people
returned to Jerusalem.s churches and synagogues) and great
fear fell upon those (the Palestinians and Moslems) who were
beholding them. And they heard a loud voice from heaven
saying  to  them,  "Come  up  here."  (Saints,  both  Jew  and
Gentile, taken to be with the Lord. Still in the future. Compare
with REV 4:1) And they went up into heaven in the cloud,
and their enemies beheld them...and the rest were terrified
and gave glory to the God of heaven. And the seventh angel
sounded; (the Last Trumpet) and there arose loud voices in
heaven, saying, "The kingdom of the world has become the
kingdom of our Lord, and of His Christ; and He will reign
forever and ever."

The above interpretation is in keeping with both Scripture and
history. Now lets look at the 6th Trumpet (the 2nd Woe) again:

Revelation 9:13-15 And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard  a
voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before
God, one saying to  the sixth angel who had  the  trumpet,
"Release the four angels who are bound at the great river
Euphrates." And the four angels, who had been prepared for
the hour and day and month and year, were released, so
that they might kill a third of mankind.

Those  four  angels  were  released  during  the  6th  Trumpet!
From the prophecy of the Two Witnesses, we can see that three of

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those angels were freed from 688 to 1967. Remembering that
"angel"  really means messenger, look at what those messengers
can now show us:

1. For 42 Months Gentiles to dominated Jerusalem.
A 1st "messenger" from the Middle East!

2. For 1260 Days the Two Witnesses were driven out
 of the Holy Land.
A 2nd "messenger" from the Middle East!

3. For 3 "Hemera" (Years) the Lord permitted the Moslem to
control Jerusalem.
A 3rd "messenger" from the Middle East!

4. That Hour, the hour of trial, Armageddon.
A 4th "messenger" from the Middle East!

Those angels were messages to the Church; and three of them
have already been delivered to us, with malice, by the bloody
swords of a fundamental  Islam. But has the West been able to
hear God's messengers from the Middle East, trumpeting to us
down through the ages? It doesn't seem so, and it looks like the 4th
messenger from the Middle-East, "the hour of trial," is just about
to begin. Only a handful seem to notice, but this battle, too, will
be fought against Islam. Fought by Israel and by what's left in the
church who have ears to hear.

The  above  is  separated  by  light-years  from  the  prophetic
superstitions  of today's church, but  few question our end-time
traditions.  If God were not in control, I would despair. Unless
church leaders start doing their homework in the Bible instead of
relying upon their dusty commentaries, I fear the church at large
is doomed to remain in a spiritual darkness that will trigger the
final holocaust. It's a tragedy too, because it doesn't have to be
that way. But, as the Lord said through His prophets:

Isaiah 5:13 ...My people go into exile for their lack of knowl-
edge; And their honorable men are famished (for the Word
of God), And their multitude is parched with (a spiritual)
thirst.

Hosea 4:6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge.

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A FINAL WORD

Within the Dome of the Rock is a large inscription in Arabic
that reads: "God forbid that He should have a son." That and
many  other  teachings  of Muhammad  have  turned  1/5th  of  the
world's population away from the Savior of mankind:

.  .  .  .The Christians call Christ  the Son of God. That  is a
saying from their mouth. [In this] they but imitate what the
unbelievers of old used to say. God's curse be upon them . ..
(Surat at-taubah, 30).

So was Muhammad the false prophet of Revelation 16:13? Of
course. This isn't just a little "clash of cultures" over the words of
some minor figure in world history. It is God and His Word on one
side and Satan and his lies on the other, in a war that began in the
garden of Eden. The declarations of Muhammad stand directly
against what the God of Heaven says in the Bible:

John 3:36 &16 He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting
life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but
the wrath of God abideth on him ... For God so loved the
world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever
believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

Despite all claims to the contrary, during this Christian Era, all
authority has been given into Jesus. hands!

Philippians 2:8-11  And being found in fashion as a man, he [Jesus]
humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the
death of the cross. Wherefore God also hath highly exalted
him, and given him a name which is above every name: That
at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in
heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; And
that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to
the glory of God the Father.

Islam stands directly against those Bible truths. Understanding
the Leopard-Bear-Lion beast as the Middle Eastern nations leads
irrevocably  to  the  conclusion  that  Islam  and  the  fundamental
Moslems are the final enemies of Almighty God. The day=year
prophecies also show that we are in the last generation of the

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Christian Era. God knew the future of Islam and the Holy Land,
right  to  the  year,  and  God  told  us  about  it  six  hundred  years
before Muhammad was born.

There is nothing like those prophecies in the Koran. The Holy
Land  and  Jerusalem  being  under  Jewish  control  again  is
something Allah could not foresee. It is a fulfillment of Bible
prophecy,  not  of  Koranic  prophecy.  The comparison would  be
comic were  it  not  so  tragic. Many will  stand  before  the Great
White Throne in horror as their rejection of the truth is brought
to a light from which they cannot flee. "It is a fearful thing to fall
into the hands of the living God" (Heb 10:31).

There  is one thought  that should be repeated: Worldwide,
there are about 1.4 billion people in Islam. Present  estimates are
that 10-15% of all Moslems are fundamental extremists. In other
words, right  now there are about 140 to 190 million people
actively involved in the world's most dangerous splinter group and
their  numbers  are  rapidly  increasing,  particularly  among  the
younger generation.

Now here's the point: Today there are an estimated three to
six million Moslems in the United States. If that 10-15% statistic
holds true for us, then from 300,000 to 750,000 of our American
Moslems could be terrorist supporting Islamic fundamentalists. So
are terrorists hiding in American mosques? The answer is obvious.
If we don't root them out, our nation will never again be free of
the threat of Islamic terrorism.

Not since the war of 1812 have enemy soldiers been allowed
on United States soil. But liberal rhetoric and political correctness
being what they are, we'll ignore God's warning about those who
have  rejected  His  Son.  Instead,  we.ll march  blithely  on,  to  an
Armageddon we.ll have brought upon ourselves.