Babylon The Great Essay

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The Holy Writings admonish at Revelation 18:4:And I heard another voice out of heaven say: "Get OUT of her, my people, if you DO NOTwant to SHARE with her in her SINS, and if you DO NOT want to RECEIVE part ofher PLAGUES. ...."The Mystery of Babylon the GreatRevelation 17: 3- 6:And he carried me away in [the power of the] spirit into a wilderness. And I caught sightof a woman sitting on a scarlet-coloured wild beast that was full of blasphemous names andthat had seven heads and ten horns. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet, andwas adorned with gold and precious stone and pearls and had in her hand a golden cup thatwas full of disgusting things and the unclean things of her fornication. And upon herforehead was written a name, a mystery. "Babylon the Great, the mother of the harlots and of the disgusting things of the earth." And I saw that the woman was drunk with the blood ofthe holy ones and ...view middle of the document...

And the wild beast that was but is not, it is also an eighth[king], but springs from the seven, and it goes off into destruction.The existing world power at the time of writing of Revelation was Rome. The five thathave fallen are:1. Egypt2. Assyria3. Babylon [Chaldeans]4. Medes and Persians5. Greeks [first Alexander the Great, then his four generals]The seventh world power is the Anglo-American power [UK and USA]Whilst the eighth that sprung from number seven is the United Nations [UN],{Formerly, League of Nations; Re 17:8}. Revelation 13:1, 11, 14, 15.Babylon the Great, is an ENTITY that has figured PROMINENTLY with ALL these"kings". It is NOT commercial since Revelation 18: 15 describes those mourning itsdestruction as including the commercial elements. It is NOT political since Revelation 18:9 describes the political elements as committing fornication with Babylon the Great.Babylon the Great, then, represents a symbolism for ALL FALSE RELIGION.Please compare Ezekiel 23. God's Holy Writings, contain examples, where PROSTITUTION is used to DENOTE, IMPURITY IN WORSHIP AND/OR IDOLATRY. For example in the Bookof Ezekiel, Oholah, and Oholibah are referred to as PROSTITUTE cities. Ezekiel 23.Revelation 18:24 reads: Yes, in her was found the blood of prophets and of holy onesand of all all those who have been slaughtered on the earth."Professed Christianity [Christendom] surely is included in this entity. In both world wars,professed Christians were killing not only the 'enemy' but also those who shared their'faith' on opposing sides, along with many civilians. Paganism, is also included.Similarly, Christendom is steeped in FALSE TEACHINGS, many, paganistic in origin.CAREFULLY RESEARCH teachings such as TRINITY [Deut. 6:4; John 14:28;John 5:19, 30; John 8:42; John 20:17, 31; 1Corinthians 11:3; 15:28 etc.]IMMORTALITY of the soul [Ezekiel 18:4] etc., HELL-FIRE [Re 21:8; Job36:6] etc.,ONCE SAVED, ALWAYS SAVED [Matt. 24:13] etc., predestination [Deut. 30:19] etc.,USE OF PAGAN, GRAVEN IMAGES e.g. ANKH and other CROSSES, ETC. in worship.[1 Corinthians 10:14; 1 John 5:21; Exodus 20:4, 5; Acts 17:29; Isaiah 42:8; Psalm 65:2].John 4: 23, 24.Bible- NWTDevil in Top Hat...

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