Five End Times Warnings/Bits of Advice From Revelation 13

Revelation 13

Listening to (or reading) Chapter 13 of the Book of Revelation, one is struck by the amount of good last days advice contained in those 18 verses.

Two pieces, in particular, will come in handy.

1- A great many who believe themselves to be servants of the dragon and who will do his bidding, will be disappointed to find that they are expendable.

“If any man have an ear, let him hear. He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.”
–Revelation 13:9-10

This includes all of those who inform on and turn in their neighbors, acquaintances and family (Believing if they do so, they will earn protection from the worst of the dragon’s beast empire.)

“Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.”

Revelation 13:9-10 also aims a pointed remark at believers as well: do not be tempted by the world and the world’s offer of leniency for those who inform on their friends and family.

2- Those who place their trust in the weapons of man to keep themselves and their loved ones safe will be disappointed when those same weapons fail them in this regard.

“If any man have an ear, let him hear. He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.”
–Revelation 13:9-10

The Bible has other warnings against using weapons to kill–particularly in revolt or rebellion of the civil authorities–but Revelation 13:10 is SPECIFICALLY for the end times.

“Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.”

Again, these points are brought home as being particularly, specifically applicable to believers.

3- Beware 666. It is the Bible’s specific warning against the number of the beast.

“Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.”

666 has become a fashion statement among many of today’s youth–especially those who inhabit the “Goth culture.

Some feature the number because they desire to shock their elders; others, to mark themselves as rebels from a more primitive and proper era.

Still others KNOW why 666 is used and believe it will demonstrate they are part of the end times “in” crowd.

Some in the churches believe that 666 will have to be adopted by stealthy means.

But the end times is all about the open rebellion against God and His anointed, Jesus Christ.

So, it is strongly suspected 666–as a symbol of man’s “freedom” from the “bonds” of God’s laws–will be openly displayed.

4- BEWARE! the False Prophet (False Messiah, man of sin), who will sound very religious and spiritual.  He will even look and sound like Jesus Christ and will deceive many.  BUT he will actually be speaking the words of Satan instead of God.

“And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.”
–Revelation 13:11

5- The False Messiah (False Prophet, man of sin) will deceive many by doing “great wonders,” such as making fire come down from the sky. He will also lead the world into a new idolatry involving the image of the beast, as well as leading the world into killing those (true believers of Jesus Christ) who will refuse to worship such an image/idol.

“And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live. And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.”
–Revelation 13:13-15

So, the reader is offered a few bits of biblical warning/advice.

The question, as always: “What will the reader do with such information?

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DOES the reader believe that the Bible and what it says no longer applies to the times in which we live?

DOES the reader believe the Bible is only a book of stories?

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

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[Portions of this piece originally appeared in End Times Prophecy Headlines: July 5, 2018.]

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