I was corresponding with a few friends about Mystery Babylon being the USA and given the gravity of its destruction and my residence here, I thought it wise to check when Mystery Babylon is actually destroyed in the book of Revelation. It turns out it's not until Revelation 18, and is much later than I had originally recalled.
This extra time that has to elapse in the interim got me to thinking about a "possible" Revelation timeline that ties in well with David Lowe's book, Earthquake Resurrection, and his speculation for when the rapture will occur. If you haven't read Lowe's book which does an incredible job of explaining why the 6th Seal of Revelation is up next in the prophetic timeline, I strongly recommend it.
Let me start with where we're at now.
We know that printing vast amounts of money backed by essentially nothing, like the U.S. has been doing, will lead to a Weimar Republic type of hyper-inflation. This, by the way, appears to be what is being prophesied to occur in the last days in Rev 6:6 - And I heard a voice in the midst of the four living creatures saying, "A quart of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius; and do not harm the oil and the wine", because a denarius was the amount for a day's wages in ancient Roman times and this verse implies it will purchase very little. By the way, olive trees for oil and grapes for wine that are also mentioned in this verse are two things that I think don't require pollination from bees which have been disappearing recently. This all appears to indicate that Rev 6:6 is right around the corner.
The monetary policies in the U.S. are inciting talk by much of the world, of dumping the dollar as a reserve currency, which I believe will happen soon. When it does, I'm speculating that interest rates here in the U.S. will first shoot up dramatically for a short period of time in an effort to attract foreign investment back into U.S. treasuries, regardless of the adverse impact that these higher interest rates will have on the average citizen. This will then allow TPTB (illuminati, etc.) to use the remaining resources and economic might of this country to force other countries to inflate their currencies and interest rates as well in order to compete with the high yields offered here until things worldwide become like the Weimar Republic. This will then create the perfect environment to force the institution of a new world currency and realign things so that the prophesied final 10 kingdoms emerge.
If the speculation in the preceding paragraph turns out to be correct, then the earthquake a few verses later in Rev 6:12 that David Lowe speculates is the rapture makes even more sense.
And wouldn't it make still more sense that after the U.S. has crippled the world economically to usher in a new world currency, many countries would feel hell-bent to destroy the U.S. in a massive coordinated nuclear attack like the one that Rev 18 appears to describe, especially "after" the kind of earthquake mentioned in Rev. 6:12 that might cripple the U.S. enough to embolden such an attack?
Just a thought.
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Hi ATTU, No "speculation" in your post but FACT, the "black horse" of Revelation 6:5-6 IS THE "raiser of taxes" of Daniel 11:20 who ALSO IS the "leopard" of Daniel 7:6.
As we've been saying on this forum for the past 11 months, when BHO is "taken away" by this soon coming "destroying storm" that WE ARE TOLD TO KNOW IS COMING TWICE in Jeremiah 23:19-20 and Jeremiah 30:23-24.
Then standing up "in his place is the "vile person" of Daniel 11:21, who is the "pale horse" of Revelation 6:8 and also the "little horn" of Daniel 7:8
This is where we are today and the 'sad fact' is we are waiting on a "destroying storm" of ALL THINGS!!
What a predicament this unrepentent world as gotten themselves into? We who know who the TRUE "blessed hope" is are continually being filled by are faith in Him!
I've been wondering why we haven't posted something about Mystery Babylon. Well I've heard all kinds of thought on the topic and wondered in we were Mystery Babylon. Is it the USA's shadow government or is it the World's shadow government or is it "both happening at the same time"(a little Forrest Gump).
I do think things are about to BURST onto the scene.
The way I see it, Revelation focuses entirely on the last seven years and beyond. (at least after chapter 3 or so.) The start of the seven years is when the Covenant is strengthened/confirmed. As there is no indication that this has occured, I don't think we can be anywhere in the last seven years yet.
"Behold, I am coming soon! My reward is with me; and I will give to everyone according to what he has done." - Revelation 22:12