||Day of Atonement
| Lamb || Church
|| Seals || Sealing
|| Judgment || Remnant
| Lamb of God (Seed)
|| Holy Spirit (Water) Comes
|| Mature Children
| Barley Harvest
||Wheat and Grape Harvest
|| Fruit Harvest
| Lamb of God is the Light
|| God sits on the waters
|| Thunders (The Mystery Finished)
|| Children of God named
||Seven Last Plagues
The Glory of the Throne. And I saw another angel come down from heaven clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire.
And he had in his hand a little book open: and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth."
Thunders and Loud Voices.
"And he cried with a loud voice, as when a lion roars: and when he cried, seven thunders uttered their voices. And when the seven thunders had uttered their voices, I was about to write: and I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, Seal up those things which the seven thunders uttered, and do not write them.
Revelation 10: 1-4
Here we have the sealing of the words of the seven thunders.
But Revelation 22: 10 instructs John to not seal the prophecies of this book. So at some point in time the thunders should be understood.
The sealed thunders occur during the seventh trumpet, when the mystery of God is finished.
Perhaps they were sealed because they involve the great Mystery.
The Series Of Seven
As we look at the other series of seven prophecies we can see that they show the actions of God and that they are written in the order of the feasts.
By using a process of elimination, we conclude that the seven thunders are related to the Day of Atonement when the Mystery of God will be finished.
- Seven Churches (Revelation 1-3). Passover begins God's sacrifice for His church.
- Seven Seals (Revelation 4-6). Pentecost begins after the covenant is opened and the King applies the law.
- Seven Trumpets (Revelation 7-10). The judgment of the evil powers according to the covenant.
- Seven Thunders (Revelation 10: 1-4). By a process of elimination, the seven thunders announce the results of the judgment of God for His people. The judgment is in favor of His people and God sends the blessings of the covenant.
On this day God finishes the blessings of His people and concludes the process of salvation and cleansing for them. They will get new minds, new hearts, new names and new bodies and they will go to live with Him.
Therefore, the seven thunders are related to the blessings. We will demonstrate that each thunder follows the order of the days of creation to show the final process of salvation which is the process of their new creation.
- Seven Last Plagues (Revelation 16). By faith, the people of God are protected in the tabernacle of God while they are still on earth. The curses or the wrath of God are sent on the world. During this time God shields His people from the wrath in His tabernacle, but the wicked are exposed. Then we physically tabernacle with God in heaven.
| Seven Churches || Seven Seals || Seven Trumpets || Seven Thunders|| Seven Last Plagues |
|Passover ||31 |
|Pentecost ||1798 ||Trumpets||1844 ||Day of Atonement||Last |
|Sacrifice ||Covenant ||Judgment ||Blessings ||Curses (Wrath) |
The Voice Of Thunder
The thunders are a good event.
Thunder is associated with the voice of God. In Genesis 1, the voice of God creates.
By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, And by the breath of His mouth all their host.
For He spoke and it was done. He commanded and it stood fast.
(Psalm 33: 6,9).
Psalm 29 praises this creative power of the thunderous voice of God by writing about the power of His voice. This Psalm is written in the order of creation.
Salvation is also a creative act. The lessons on the sanctuary and feasts show that this process of salvation is being carried out in the same order of creation.
The thunders have this same pattern.
The seven thunders chronicle the efforts of God to pour out His blessings in the time of the end and finish the Mystery of God.
We will use all the references to thunder in Revelation to show when each thunder makes a sound.
The message of the three angels in Revelation 14 repeats this prophecy and contains the most references to the "loud voices".
|# ||Creation ||Three Angel's Message ||Psalm 29 (The Voice of the Lord) || Thunder |
|1 ||Light and dark ||1 |
| The loud voice of the first angel. (verse 7) |
The angel in mid heaven
|1-2||Give to the Lord the glory due to His name ||The primary light from the glory of God |
|2 ||Heavens, sky and sea ||3-4 ||The voice of the Lord is upon the waters, the God of glory thunders, the Lord is over many waters|| God calls all people (waters) |
|3 ||Land, Rivers, springs and trees ||Worship the creator of springs and waters ||5-6||Breaks the cedars of Lebanon and moves mountains (Lebanon and Sirion)|| Moves Babylon so that we are free to leave. Babylon falls |
|4 ||Sun, moon and stars||2 |
| Angel brings light to the earth with a mighty voice (18: 1-2) ||7 ||Hews out flames of fire || The secondary light of the latter rain |
|5 ||Fish and birds. |
Animals from the water and the air populate the wilderness
|Babylon is fallen in the wilderness. She is full of demons, unclean spirits like frogs and hateful birds ||9 ||Shakes the wilderness of Kadesh|| Come out of the wilderness of Babylon, My people |
|| Breath of life.
Beasts and man who is made in the "image of God"
| The loud voice of the third angel. (verse 9)
Do not worship the beast and his image
| 9 || Makes deer calve (give birth) ||
|| We are born again. Gives life. Fills us with His Holy Spirit and gives birth to a new creature. |
| Eve is born ||Come out of her my people||The church is born |
| Adam names the animals ||Wicked receive the name of the beast || Strips forests bare
|| New name. Righteous get the name of God |
| Adam marries Eve||Prepare for the bridegroom ||10||Lord is King of the flood and King forever|| The king comes to marry |
| Creation finished|| Righteous reaped (verse 15) ||11||Lord strengthens His people|| The sealing ends |
| No evil exists|| Wicked reaped (verse 19) ||The Lord gives peace to His people|| || Seven last plagues |
|7 || Sabbath ||Do not receive the mark of his name || Second Coming. |
New bodies. Heaven
The four cups of the Passover and Zechariah's four horses also show this same pattern of deliverance and wrath.
» The Feast of Tabernacles.
The rituals on the Feast of Tabernacles also point to a specific series of events.
On the first day they read about the mighty works of the Lord, the covenant, their exodus deliverance and the plagues in Psalm 105. The Jews read Psalm 29 on the second day of the feast, then they read Ezekiel 38 about Armageddon and the millennium.
God Prepares The Environment To Restore His Sanctuary
God restores His sanctuary and people after 2520 years of trampling and desecration.
During the creation, God prepared the environment during the first four days, then He filled them on the last three days.
God send light and calls all people. He removes the obstacles and gives power to achieve His goals.
- Light: The Temple Opens (Brings Light). The Good Shepherd is King. God fulfills His covenant.
The Voice of God Deserves Honor.
Give to the Lord, O sons of the mighty. Give to the Lord glory and strength.
Give to the Lord the glory due to His name. Worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness.
(Psalm 29: 1-2)
The Covenant is Opened. Then I saw when the Lamb broke one of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living creatures saying as with a voice of thunder, "Come".
(Revelation 6: 1)
The first thunder occurs when the delay is over and the temple of God is opened. It occurred at the 1844 judgment.
The Glory of God. Out from the throne came flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder. And there were seven lamps of fire burning before the throne, which are the Seven Spirits of God.
(Revelation 4: 5)
The thunders begin with an acknowledgement of the power and Glory of God. This light of God shines in Jesus Christ.
This light also shines as the temple is opened and the sanctuary is fully understood and Christ, Who has been anointed as King at the crucifixion, is formally given the kingdom.
But there is a long delay between His anointing and crowning as King and receiving His kingdom.
His kingdom on earth would not acknowledge that He was their king.
There was open revolt and the sins of the church caused it to go under oppression for over 1260 years.
This situation lasts until God declares that there will no longer be any delay.
This is the same section of prophecy where the thunders are introduced.
The voice of the thunders announce that there is no more delay because God is ready to recreate His people.
| First Thunder|
This period is characterized by the awakening of the world to the gospel.
Religious literature is no longer banned.
People begin to study their Bibles and begin to understand the symbols in the Bible.
I AM the LORD your God.
God establishes the basis of the four cups in Deuteronomy 6: 6-7.
The result of the judgment is that God has vindicated His people. He has the right to recreate them.
This is an important legal step in continuing the work of the other thunders.
The Mighty God.
O give thanks unto the Lord; call upon His name; make known His deeds among the people.
Sing unto Him, sing Psalms unto Him, talk about all His wondrous works.
Judgments and Covenant. He is the Lord our God, His judgments are in all the earth.
He has remembered His covenant forever, the word which He commanded to a thousand generations.
(Psalm 105: 1-2, 7-8)
- Sea And Sky: The Three Angel's Message (The Last Call). God seeks the lost.
The Voice of God Calls People.
The Voice of the Lord is upon the waters ... the Lord is over many waters.
(Psalm 29: 3)
| Second Thunder|
This period is characterized by the preaching of the final message.
Missionary societies go around the globe.
They try to conquer the world by persuasion, not by force.
God begins by sending a final warning from heaven to the sea. He calls all people in the form of the three angel's message. Waters or sea symbolize people.
The Prayers Of The Saints.
And the smoke of the incense and the prayers of the saints went up before God out of the angel's hand. Then the angel took the censor and filled it with fire of the altar and threw it to the earth;
And there followed peals of thunder and sounds and flashes of lightning and an earthquake.
And the seven angels who had the seven trumpets prepared themselves to sound them.
(Revelation 8: 4-6).
The second thunder occurs at the beginning of the three angel's message. This is the answer to a promise of God made to the martyrs under the fifth seal.
This angel answers the prayers of the saints who ask for God to execute justice and keep His promises to them.
They have also been victims of this delay. Justice has been denied them. In the fifth seal they ask, "how long" until there is justice".
They are told to wait until the other martyrs are killed.
At this point God "sits over the waters or people".
In His mercy God sends a final warning to every tribe and tongue and nation and people.
The Land Of Canaan.
The covenant which He made with Abraham and His oath to Isaac. Then He confirmed it with Jacob for a statute, to Israel as an everlasting covenant.
Saying, "To you I will give the land of Canaan as the portion of your inheritance".
(Psalm 105: 9-11)
God remembered His covenant with Israel by returning them to their land in 1948.
This fulfillment of the everlasting covenant is a sign and promise to the global Israel that we will soon inherit the heavenly Canaan.
- Earth, Trees: He Moves The Mountain Of Babylon. God delivers us from evil.
The Voice of God Breaks the Cedars of Lebanon.
The voice of the Lord ... breaks the cedars of Lebanon.
The Voice of God Moves Mountains.
He makes Lebanon skip like a calf, and Sirion like a young wild ox.
(Psalm 29: 5-6)
Lebanon and Sirion (Mt. Hermon) are the names of mountains in South Lebanon and Syria.
Babylon falls because God is able to move mountains. A mountain is symbolic of a government. He moves powers that affect His people.
God has a message for the world but there is an obstacle. Instead of going around the mountain, God moves it.
Judgment Of Babylon.
And the nations were enraged and the Your wrath came, and the time came for the dead to be judged, and the time to reward your bond-servants the prophets and the saints and those who fear Your name,
the small and the great, and to destroy those who destroy the earth.
And the temple of God which is in heaven was opened; and the ark of His covenant appeared in His temple,
and there were flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder and an earthquake and a great hailstorm.
(Revelation 11: 18-19).
| Third Thunder|
This period is characterized by the fall or exposure of the nakedness of Babylon.
America loses the war in Iraq.
America accepts torture.
The church loses public respect because of their immorality.
In this period, the wicked learn to become the people who will persecute
as evil creates the systems and laws for the final persecution.
This is the first cup of our exodus.
We are now free to leave Babylon.
The third thunder occurs during the seventh trumpet with the fall of Babylon the Great when the loud voice of the second angel's message is heard. God discredits this system.
The Mighty Voice of the Second Angel.
And he cried out with a mighty voice saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the Great!"
(Revelation 18: 2).
This thunder occurs after the judgment of the dead begins. God destroys those who destroy.
Babylon is The Mountain that Destroys.
Look, I am against you, O destroying mountain, who destroys the whole earth ... and I will make you a burnt out mountain
... but you will be desolate forever ...
(Jeremiah 51: 25-26).
» The Return Of Babylon The Great.
During this thunder Babylon returned in 1981.
Many prophecies predicted the return of a global power like ancient Babylon.
But the prophecy of the Great Tree predicted the year.
» Signs And Evidence Of The Fall.
The fall of the mountain of Babylon has both a local and global fulfillment.
All of these events and signs of failure will lead to the total fall of the enemies of God.
- United States (Babylon The Great - Military). The shameful behavior in the treatment of prisoners and innocent people picked up at random.
Children are being raped, people are being tortured, and the country is being looted.
There is global and local havoc and chaos that has been created by a shameful war on innocent people.
By all measurements we have lost this war, no matter how they redefine the aims, goals and terms of victory. The country has been weakened morally and economically.
» Iraq (Ancient Babylon). The country fell to the imperialistic goals of Babylon the Great in 2003.
The fortunes of Iraq appear to be a reflection of the future of the United States.
» The Cedar Revolution (2005). The withdrawal of Syria from Lebanon is a sign of the breaking of the cedars.
Now the July 2006 war against Hezbollah in Lebanon is a sign that this power and probably Syria will "skip like a calf and a wild ox".
This last action may begin the fulfillment of Zechariah 12. Here God causes Israel to react like a flaming torch among dry brush.
- Church (Babylon The Great - Religious). Idolatry, homosexual and pedophilia scandals.
The immoral support of the religious right for torture.
- Atheism And Evolution (Babylon The Great - Science). At the beginning of Hannukah God began an amazing series of revelation of Bible science designed to prove that He is the creator. He targets the arrogance of science and magnifies the Word of God above all the theories of science and learned men.
He proved through a visual and mathematical model that the Periodic Table of chemistry and a unified model of particle physics are contained in the design and construction of the Mishkan (portable sanctuary) given to Moses 3500 years ago on Mount Sinai.
In addition, through other stories He proved that the Bible contains a detailed description of the process of DNA technology and replication.
» The Sixth Seal (Revelation 6: 12-17).
These events are a part of the spiritual fulfillment of this seal.
Every mountain and island will be removed. All stars will fall like unripe figs.
All religious and social theories which challenge the mountain or kingdom of God will be removed.
All the super stars and advocates of these Satanic theories are the fruit of Satan which will be thrown down before they mature and ripen.
- Sun, Moon And Stars: The Latter Rain (Gives Power). God gives rain, heals and teaches.
The Voice of God Makes Fire.
The voice of the Lord hews out flames of fire.
(Psalm 29: 7).
God carves out flames of fire when the light of the glory of God comes in the Second Pentecost. The Holy Spirit is poured out in the latter rain. It empowers the 144,000 and changes their character to conform to the will of God. The law is now written on their hearts. The children of God go to teach the other lost sheep.
The Spirit of Grace is poured out in Israel and they recognize the Messiah.
The Messengers Preach the Sweet Sound of the Gospel. And I heard a voice from heaven, like the sound of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder, and the voice which I heard was like the sound of harpists playing on their harps.
(Revelation 14: 2).
The fourth thunder occurs with the latter rain when the Gospel is preached to the whole world under the power of the Holy Spirit.
In nature, thunder and lightning signals rain.
The loud sound is actually music. As Revelation 14 shows, the 144,000 go on to preach the three angel's message.
The Gospel is sent.
| Fourth Thunder|
This period is characterized by the preaching of the gospel and a great revival.
All across the world people are studying their Bibles in small groups.
Miracles are performed.
Primitive godliness returns.
It triggers a negative response from the established churches.
This might also be the time when the incident that will cause great global fear will occur.
It allows the established powers to use fear to control the people.
Either fear of annihilation or fear of the wrath of God for disobedience to the church and government.
Israel Accepts the Messiah.
Zechariah 12 says that the Spirit of Grace will cause Israel to look at Him whom they have pierced.
This is the second cup of our exodus.
The Holy Spirit is given.
In the period from 1844 to this thunder, the message was sent according to Revelation 14.
But at this time, the thunders increase the sound of the message to a "mighty voice".
Now the angels of Revelation 14 become the angel on steroids in Revelation 18 as the earth is lightened with the glory of God.
The Angel on Steroids.
I saw another angel coming down from heaven having great authority, and the earth was illumined with his glory.
(Revelation 18: 1).
» The Day of Power.
This is probably when this prophecy will ultimately be fulfilled, when Jesus will rule in the middle of His enemies as His people recognize Him and submit to Him. The feast of Tabernacles formally begins.
The Rule of Jesus Begins Now.
The Lord says to my Lord, "sit at my right hand until I make Your enemies a footstool for Your feet."
The Lord will stretch forth Your strong scepter from Zion, saying "Rule in the midst of your enemies".
Volunteers. Your people will volunteer freely in the day of your power.
They Wake Up as if from Death. In holy array, from the womb of the dawn, Your youth are to You as the dew.
(Psalm 110: 2-3).
Volunteers of God will go out and preach about the kingdom. They will not take this earthly kingdom by force.
In this thunder, when the volunteers come forward, this is formally the time when they are given the kingdom to possess it (Daniel 7: 18).
From the womb of the dawn, they also experience a sort of resurrection to life.
And like the resurrected Christ they claim their kingdom. They are waking up from death to life.
But they claim the kingdom only by rescuing their brothers so that they can begin the last exodus.
The people are the kingdom. The world is not. It is scheduled for destruction.
||Latter Rain (Day of Power)
| Sit at Right hand
||Sit at Right hand
||Enemies as His foot stool
» The Unity Of The Church.
A kingdom will be established according to John 17 at this time, as the Jews accept the Messiah. This is the real sign to the world for which God is waiting. Not miracles.
This is the real work of the Holy Spirit in the latter rain. It prepares the church to be the harvest.
Millions will come because of the true unity. This is not the unity that is based on individualism and disobedience. This is unity that is based on a connection with God.
Somehow we transcend the false divide between obedience and love that compels the church to endorse sin or continually judge and condemn others.
As You sent Me into the world, I also have sent them into the world.
I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me and loved them, even as You have loved Me.
(John 17: 18,23).
Zechariah's Red Horse. Peace is taken from the earth as a time of trouble follows the fall of Babylon.
» Terror From The Skies.
One object that is a flame of fire is an approaching asteroid or other large space debris.
In the fulfillment of Luke 21: 26, the world might be plagued by a series of meteorites and by the threat of a coming large object.
Together with the preaching that stirs people out of their churches this creates havoc in the hierarchy of Babylon. Persecution begins through jealousy and fear.
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» Fire From Heaven.
During this intense period of fear, the beast reacts by copying the miracles of God.
He performs great signs so that he even makes fire come down from heaven to earth in the presence of men.
(Revelation 13: 13).
» Meet in Homes.
It is time to start meeting in homes during the week to study the Bible and discuss current issues.
But you must take precautions so that you are not entrapped or maliciously associated with criminal or unpatriotic activities.
The government will eventually shut down your church no matter how careful you are.
Therefore, these bible study groups could be the nucleus of a future small group house church.
» Baptisms under the Latter Rain.
It is entirely possible that there will be so many baptisms that it will be impossible to do.
This is when God could literally send a gentle rain around the world and people will be baptized just by stepping outside.
He baptized the whole population of Israel in one day by making them cross the Red Sea.
He could certainly schedule a similar event with a prophet.
Anyone who wants to be baptized simply steps outside without an umbrella.
God Recreates His People.
The people of God respond and God completes the promises of the blessings in them.
They are recreated. They have a change of heart towards God with their new minds and hearts.
They receive their new names as the sealed children of God. Soon they will receive new bodies to match their new minds.
- Fish And Birds: Out Of The Wilderness Of Babylon (New Hearts, Minds, Eyes).
God guides us out of the wilderness. It is time to shake the church and sift out the waste.
The rain has ripened the crops and God begins the harvest and separates the wheat from the chaff.
The Voice of God Separates.
The voice of the Lord shakes the wilderness. The Lord shakes the wilderness of Kadesh.
(Psalm 29: 8).
The wilderness existed on the fifth day and it became the home of the other creatures. It is not the place for humans to exist. It is a fruitless place that is the home of wild animals and birds.
Babylon has become a wilderness where unclean spirits and hateful birds live. (Revelation 18: 2).
As a result of the revival of the latter rain, the light dawns, the people come out of the wilderness and leave the fallen Babylon as they hear the final message from God.
In the first exodus, the people rebelled in the wilderness of Kadesh. They did not enter the Promised Land.
In the last days, the voice of the Lord shakes this wilderness and this time His people come out. They pick the fruits of the Promised Land.
The people respond and they come out of Babylon. The sealing is now complete as God makes up His number.
Those who respond have their names kept in the book of life. The Day of Atonement is over.
The fifth thunder occurs when the message of the third angel is said with power.
The mighty voice of the second angel joins the third angel.
This message is no longer a warning. It is a command. And this is when people respond.
The Mighty Voice (The Last Call of the Third Angel).
After these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority and the earth was illumined with his glory.
And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, "Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great!" ...
The Last Exodus.
And I heard another voice from heaven saying, "Come out of her my people so that you do not participate in her sins and receive her plagues".
(Revelation 18: 1-2,4).
The Final Wrath.
Then another angel, a third one, followed them saying with a loud voice
"If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead or his hand, he also will drink
of the wine of the wrath of God ..."
(Revelation 14: 9-10).
Come Out Of Her My People ("The Birth Of The New Eve"). Just as Eve came out of the "womb" at her birth. The woman, or the church must come out of Babylon.
She will hear the call and come out in time for her marriage.
It is interesting that Adam falls asleep at the creation of Eve, but he is awake for the marriage.
The church of Sardis is asleep and must wake up.
The church of Laodicea is naked, with her eyes closed. Eve, the naked woman, must wake up and get dressed for the wedding.
| Fifth Thunder|
This period is characterized by great changes in loyalty.
People get the courage to leave churches, political loyalties and groups who have no backbone.
They identify themselves with others who
obey God and who do not condone the immoral behavior of any group.
Persecution rages during this time as churches seek to use the government to retain members and as
immoral governments silence all free expression through violence.
This is the final outrage of evil against good.
Shaking Kadesh. A parallel fulfillment is occurring in Israel as the latter rain falls on them.
It moves us from the wilderness to the Promised Land.
So a physical sign may be war or earthquake in Kadesh (southern Israel in the Negev).
This is the first event of the third cup.
The mighty Elijah message converts Israel. It is the last call.
A Mystery of God ("The Sleep of Adam"). Adam must first be put to sleep before Eve can be born from his side.
Christ (the new Adam) must die before the church (the new Eve) can live. This happened at the crucifixion when blood and water came from His side out of His ribs.
How is this dynamic played out in this thunder when Eve has her final creation?
As the persecution rages, the church must feel as if God has abandoned them as they get no response from God.
Is God asleep?
The church must understand that God is giving up His rib so that they can be born.
Zechariah's Black Horse. Apostasy separates the righteous from the wicked.
At this point, the advice given by Christ to Laodicea in Revelation 4: 18-19 must be taken.
The Salvation of God.
An angel with a loud voice announces the reaping of the righteous.
- Gold. We must become rich in our adversity. This takes courage during the time of persecution which probably begins during this thunder.
- White Clothes. Cover your nakedness. The Holy Spirit helps us to obtain the righteousness of Christ.
- Eye Salve. Open your eyes. Wake up! Now you see the truth about the governments and churches and systems around you. Leave them!
The Reaping Hour.
And another angel came out of the temple crying out with a loud voice to Him who sat on the cloud,
"Put in your sickle and reap for the hour to reap has come, because the harvest of the earth is ripe".
(Revelation 14: 15).
- Man And Beasts: Children Of God (New Name). God Gives Us His Name.
The Voice of God Gives Life by Giving Birth.
The voice of the Lord makes the deer to calve ...
The Voice of God Removes Useless Leaders.
The voice of the Lord ... strips forests bare ...
The Righteous Flee to His Temple.
... And in His temple everyone says, "Glory".
The Lord Rules.
The Lord sat as king at the flood. Yes, the Lord sits as king forever.
(Psalm 29: 9-10)
| Sixth Thunder|
This period is characterized by two distinct groups of people and an intense persecution.
The seven last plagues is occurring and the wicked turn their fury even more on the righteous.
The sealing ends. The world is divided into men and beasts or the white and black horses or the righteous and the wicked.
God, the King of kings, has found and marked His people.
In reality, He has given birth to us in the fifth thunder. Now He is giving us our name after our birth. Simultaneously, He abandons the wicked with the mark of the beast by "stripping the forests". Trees are symbolic of people, especially the leaders.
Stripping the Tree of Babylon the Great.
When God made Nebuchadnezzar fall, He sent a dream that showed the kingdom as a great tree whose leaves were stripped and fruit were scattered and then chopped down.
Now He strips Babylon the Great and the trees of all other evil nations. Their leaders are exposed and ridiculed.
... and will make her desolate and naked, and will eat her flesh and will burn her up with fire.
(Revelation 17: 16)
» The LORD is King. God is king over those who are judged. He is the only king. When His people on earth finally recognize this, then He is truly the king.
The message of the first angel ceases. We recognize our creator and give Him glory.
In the second thunder, God sat as judge over the righteous.
He judged those who perished at the flood as king over the first destruction of the earth. He will judge the wicked who will perish during the second destruction.
The seven last plagues begin during this thunder.
Marriage of the Bridegroom. Then I heard something like the voice of a great multitude and like the sound of many waters and like the sound of mighty peals of thunder, saying,
"Hallelujah! For the Lord our God, the Almighty, reigns.
Let us rejoice and be glad and give glory to Him, for the marriage of the Lamb has come and His bride has made herself ready.
(Revelation 19: 6-7).
The sixth thunder occurs when the sealing is complete. Eve is born. The bride is ready. Adam marries Eve.
» The Naming Ceremony.
On the sixth day of creation Adam named the beasts and his wife.
On this day the beast is named and he has a number associated with his name.
After the sealing is over, the destruction of the earth can continue.
- Naming The Beasts. The mark of the beast is either his name or his number.
- Naming The Woman (Mother Of Nations). The church is a brotherhood of all nations.
The Seal is on our Forehead.
Do not harm the earth or the sea or the trees until we have sealed the bond-servants of our God on their foreheads.
(Revelation 7: 3)
The Name of God is on our Forehead. Then I looked, and saw, the Lamb was standing on Mount Zion, and with Him 144,000, having His name and the name of His Father written on their foreheads.
(Revelation 14: 1)
A Better Name.
To them I will give My house and within My walls a memorial, and a name better than that of sons and daughters; and I will give them an everlasting name which will not be cut off.
(Isaiah 56: 5)
The better name is that of a wife. While children grow up and leave the home and change their name, a wife stays forever and keeps her new name. This is the marriage of the Bridegroom.
Zechariah's White Horse. The pure church emerges from Babylon and its corruption.
| The Four Angels|
Around this time, the four angels bound at the Euphrates release the full force of their destruction.
This is the second event of the third cup.
The wrath is sent.
The Wrath of God.
An angel with a loud voice announces the reaping of the wicked. The messages of the second and third angels ceases. The seven last plagues are sent and it ends in the first death of the wicked.
Then another angel, the one who had power over fire, came out from the altar; and he called with a loud voice to him who had the sharp sickle, saying,
"Put in your sharp sickle and gather the clusters from the vine of the earth, because her grapes are ripe."
(Revelation 14: 18).
Zechariah's Grey Horse. God takes revenge on the wicked and protects the righteous.
The Feast of Tabernacles. The reading on the sixth day of the feast point to thunder as a hiding place.
Hidden in the Day of Trouble.
You called in trouble and I rescued you; I answered you in the hiding place of thunder; I proved you at the waters of Meribah.
(Psalm 81: 7)
- Sabbath: The Second Coming (New Body, New Home!).
God gives us eternal Rest and Lives With Us. God comes to get us.
The message of the third angel ceases.
The Voice of God Gives Rest.
The Lord will give strength to His people. The Lord will bless His people with peace.
(Psalm 29: 11).
The Seventh Plague.
Then the seventh angel poured out his bowl upon the air, and a loud voice came out of the temple from the throne saying, "It is done".
And there were flashes of lightning and sounds and peals of thunder; and there was a great earthquake, such as there had not been since man came to be upon the earth, so great an earthquake was it, and so mighty.
(Revelation 16: 17-18).
The seventh thunder is at the end of the seventh plague when God comes.
Just like the end of creation He says, "It is finished".
The Shout, The Trumpet And The Voice Of The Archangel.
This thunder is the shout that causes the rapture and the resurrection.
The last thunder is so loud it wakes the dead and creates new bodies for the righteous.
| Seventh Thunder|
This is the Second Coming, the resurrection and the rapture.
This is the fourth cup.
Our release from death and this earth.
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord.
(1 Thessalonians 4: 16-17)
» The Feast Of Vultures. While the bride goes to the marriage supper in heaven, the seventh thunder also calls the vultures to the great supper as the wicked become food for the carnivores.
Then I saw an angel standing in the sun, and he cried out with a loud voice saying to all the birds which fly in mid heaven, "Come, assemble for the great supper of God".
(Revelation 19: 17)
This trumpet completes the final exodus. There was an exodus at Sodom. But there have been other times when God called an exodus.
||Slavery to sin
||Passover ||Moses ||Nissan 14, 1502 BC
||Jesus ||Nisan 14, 31 A.D.
||Tabernacles ||Cyrus ||Tisheri 16, 539 BCE
||Jesus ||Tishri 15-21, Future
||Flood ||Noah ||Tisheri 17, 2574 BC
||Jesus ||Tishri 17, Future
The Hidden Mystery Of God
The words "sealed" and "mystery" describe information that is hidden.
There are several hidden secrets in the Bible.
The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but the things revealed belong to us and to our sons forever, that we may observe all the words of the law.
(Deuteronomy 29 : 29)
Surely the Lord does nothing unless He reveals His secret counsel to His servants the prophets.
(Amos 3 : 7)
But God reveals secrets to His prophets at the right time. Daniel says some of this revelation occurs at the end of time.
Many will be purged, purified and refined, but the wicked will act wickedly, and none of the wicked will understand,
but those who have insight will understand.
(Daniel 12: 10)
The opening of the temple appears to have unsealed all mysteries.
They will all be unsealed and revealed before the end of time.
These were secrets that were kept from those in heaven because they were His battle plans.
| Sixth Church
|| Seventh Church (Laodicea)
| Fifth Seal (Justice for the Martyrs)
|| Sixth Seal (Signs in Heaven)
|| Seventh Seal
| Sixth Trumpet
|| Seventh Trumpet
|Delay (wait) ||1844 ||Lightning ||Sounds || Peals of Thunder ||Earthquake ||Hail |
| ||Thunders Sealed ||Temple |
||1 ||2 ||3 || 4 ||5 || 6 ||7 ||Second |
|| Latter rain
|| Birth of Israel |
| || Book Sealed ||Book opened ||Three Angel's Message ||Seven Last Plagues |
| Mystery of God ||The Mystery of God finished |
| Sound of many waters (people, nations, martyrs) ||Babylon||Beast Named ||Persecution |
| The New Creation ||Adam Created and Named ||Birth and Naming of Eve ||Marriage |
- Seven Thunders. In Revelation 10: 1-4, they sealed information. Then in verse 7, John writes about the "mystery of God" being finished.
The Seventh Trumpet.
but in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he is about to sound, then the mystery of God is finished, as He preached to His servants the prophets.
(Revelation 10: 7)
We believe that they are the final steps in the proclamation of the gospel.
And he said to me, "Do not seal up the words of the prophecy of this book, for the time is near".
Revelation 22: 10
According to the same prophecies it appears that the sealing of the thunders is not to be forever.
- The Gospel of Christ. It is called the "mystery of God" in Revelation 10: 7.
Part of this mystery was revealed to the disciples. It was that God has also included the Gentiles in His plan of Salvation. And this meant that Israel must be temporarily rejected.
The mystery is that God would be kind and extraordinarily generous to all people.
that by revelation there was made known to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.
By referring to this, when you read you can understand my insight into the mystery of Christ,
which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed to His holy apostles and prophets in the Spirit.
(Ephesians 3: 3-5)
He has made known to us the mystery of His will, according to His kind intention which He purposed in Him.
(Ephesians 1: 9)
- The Sleep of Adam. Through this study we find what may be another mystery.
At the end of time birth comes through a miracle. The woman or the church is born from a man just as she was at the beginning of creation.
But Adam must fall asleep before his rib can be removed. This spiritual reality will have a certain impact in the physical world.
And, like all mysteries, it will appear to be negative. But God is removing an entrenched obstacle so that true freedom can occur.
- Bible Science.
It is my opinion that the information about modern science in the Bible was a mystery, otherwise Satan would have engineered a better battle plan than atheism and evolution.
He has thrown all his end time resources into this strategy and occultism, only to see his own ridicule of believers and abusive statements about the "mythical and unscientific Bible" being thrown right back into his face.
This may be why the final strategy seems to be based mostly on occult phenomena. So after 2008 we should see more effort being thrown into establishing doctrine through communication from the dead or almost dead.
It also explains why the world seems to turn to religion at the end of time.
Most believed that this interest in religion would be based on people being forced or scared into belief.
However, our amazing God uses reason and logic to astound and convince the world into voluntarily making a rational decision before the pressures of persecution force them into an involuntary choice.
» Universe's Dumbest Criminal.
1 Peter 1: 10 states that the mysteries were explained to humans but not the angels.
Here is proof. If Satan had known about this science and proceeded with his plans to hijack science anyway, then he is the dumbest criminal on record in the history of the universe for the foreseeable future.
The self-styled mastermind was outwitted by a mere child. Totally embarassing!
- Time of His Coming. There is also a mystery about when this great kindness will be finally experienced.
So when the had come together, they were asking Him saying,
"Lord, is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom of Israel?"
He said to them, "It is not for you to know times or epochs which the father has fixed by His own authority."
(Acts 1: 6-7)
But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but the Father alone.
(Mark 13: 32)
- Daniel's Final Vision. The mystery will be finished after a great persecution.
But as for you Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the book until the end of time, many will go back and forth and knowledge will be increased.
He said, "Go your way Daniel, for these words are concealed and sealed up until the end of time.
(Daniel 12: 4, 9)
Mystery Solved: Man Gives Birth (God Has A Baby Boy)
The mystery is solved with the first great mystery. God goes to sleep to give birth.
Christ dies and a wound is opened up in His side with a sword. While He is asleep the woman is born and she is pregnant with a son.
| A List of The Seven Thunders|
|#||Chapter ||Thunder ||Wedding||Birth |
|1||6: 1||The Glory of God ||Packs bags||Baby turns ||Labor Pains|
|2||8: 4-6||3 angel's message |
|3||11: 18-19||Fall of Babylon ||Fast||Pain |
|4||14: 2||The latter rain. |
The bride is ready
|Bathes. Dresses||Water breaks|
|5||14: 9-10; |
|Come out of Babylon ||Wedding Canopy||Born ||Birth|
|6||14: 15; |
|Marriage trumpet |
|New name ||Named|
|7||16: 17-18; |
|Raise the dead |
The great supper
|Marriage Supper||First breath ||After Birth|
The seven thunders are the loud cries of a woman in childbirth.
The baby turns around in the womb to prepare for birth, just as the people repent and turn back to God.
Then the water breaks upon the earth as the Holy Spirit is poured out in the latter rain.
Then the labor pains intensify until the woman gives birth to a new creature.
The child is named and receives the first breath of its eternal life.
His name is Benjamin.
Mystery Solved: God Gets Married
The seven thunders can also be compared to a marriage.
God sends a personal invitation to a wedding. His son had been engaged to a woman named Israel for 4000 years. The bride accepts and makes herself ready.
When the groom comes, she receives His name. Then we go to the marriage feast.
| Table Of Shewbread (This Is My Body)|
|Day 6||Day 5||Day 4|
| || Creation|
|Sunset||Day 3||Day 2||Day 1|
| Menorah (I Am The Light)|
The End Of The Seals
The actions of the last three seals finally come to an end during the thunders.
- Justice For The Martyrs. The martyrs ask for justice and it begins to be addressed in the third thunder, which is also the start of the four cups. The last martyrs experience the trials of their Lord.
- Earthquake In Babylon. The fall of Babylon is the ultimate great earthquake as Satan's kingdom falls.
- Silence. The Second Coming.
The Cluster Of Sounds From The Throne
Several verses that mention the thunders also list other series of sounds.
The opening of the temple reveals them.
- Lightning. The light from the open temple.
- Sounds (Voices). The announcements from the judgment of God, the voice of the witnesses and the martyrs.
- Peals of Thunder. The seven thunders. The sweet musical sounds of the Gospel ringing through the earth.
- Earthquake. The final events in the fall of Babylon and the final great earthquake.
- Hail. The destruction at the Second Coming.
Study to show yourself approved to God as a workman who does not need to be ashamed, accurately handling the word of truth.
2 Timothy 2: 15
||Time: 60 minutes
Print: 10 pages
First Created : November 12, 2005. Updated: July 2006. July 2009. Jan 2012 (Bible Science)
Author: Laverna Patterson. Editor: Patterson (January 2008)
I attempted this explanation because I had a dream on 12 October 2005 that basically asked me why I had not finished explaining the creation. So He explained everything and I forgot it when I woke up.
This time, the Holy Spirit did not give the usual supernatural pouring out of knowledge although I waited for a month.
I concluded that I had been told everything that I needed to know. So I proceeded. And He did help by planting Psalm 29 in my head and reminding me to read everything that He taught me.
In July 2006, as He gave me the understanding of the seder I recognized the same sequence in the thunders after some constant nagging, "where have you seen this before?".
3 years later God would start nagging me again about learning physics until He revealed bible science beginning on 21 December 2008. In December 2011 I concluded that the Bible science information was also a mystery.
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