Unsealed: A Closer Look At Revelation 6 And “The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse”

05/02/2013 184 comments

By ICA

Revelation 6:1, “And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see…”

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Were John’s apocalyptic snapshots and descriptions of the “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” in the Book of Revelation pointing to events that would only take place nearly 2000 years after the visions were first revealed? All too often, many of today’s Christian teachers and Bible prophecy experts have repeated the belief that the entirety of the Book of Revelation, with the exception of the first three chapters, are to be understood in futuristic terms only. I have done this myself in the past. Whether it be the Seven Seals or the Seven Trumpets or the Seven Bowls of wrath, everything contained therein and described by John from Revelation 4:1 onward must be treated as little more than a description of apocalyptic earth-shattering events that we, as Christians, will never witness taking place upon the world in which we live, events that can only begin to come to fruition after an imminent rapture has suddenly removed all followers of Christ from the face of the earth to deliver them from the impending wrath of God and the last-days Beast of Revelation. If we take the time to engage in a careful examination of the text, however, we may begin to see that some of the events often understood as yet to come, are events that are already taking place today.

An Overview Of History: The Islamic Beast Of Revelation – The Past And The Present

After careful study, I have come to the conclusion that, judging from the description of events and their sequence provided for us in Scripture, the “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” described in the first four Seals of Revelation 6 are four separate Read more…

Christian Bishop In Egypt: Christians Are Currently Experiencing Their Worst Time In Recent Centuries, Many Now Unable To Buy Or Sell

11/05/2011 24 comments

If we believed that all of these things were only supposed to happen after the rapture of the Church, then it’s high time to rethink what we thought we knew …

Revelation 13:16-18, “… it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, the name of the beast or the number of its name. This calls for wisdom: let the one who has understanding calculate [‘psēphizō’ – reckon] the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is χξς.”

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ACN News – “Christians in Egypt are currently experiencing their worst time in recent centuries. This statement was made by the Coptic Orthodox Bishop Stephanos of Beba and Elfashn to the international Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need (ACN). Christians are being violently killed under the eyes of the international media. Also, for the first time in many years, churches are being systematically burned and destroyed. The police are taking no action and nobody is punished for it. In the Egyptian media, ‘the facts are systematically covered up in order to keep the international media from reporting the truth and bringing pressure from outside,’ he complained. However, video films showing the massacre of demonstrators on 9 October were broadcast by the three television stations operated by the Coptic Church and have thus also found their way into the international media. This time the attacks on Copts ‘have been better documented’.

Mass Beheading of Egyptian Christians in Libya

Mass Beheading Of Egyptian Christians In Libya

Problems are also experienced in day-to-day life because calls are often made in the media not to buy from Christian merchants or to sell anything to Christians. Businessmen are therefore faced with a struggle for economic survival. Christians are indirectly excluded from employment, for example by job advertisements specifying ‘a female employee with headscarf’. Attempts are being made ‘to drive the Christians out’.” Read more.

Islamists Behead Syrian Christians In Front Of A Cheering Crowd

Islamists Behead Syrian Christians In Front Of Cheering Crowd

‘Bloody’: Christian Persecution is ‘Coursing Through Muslim-Majority Nations from One End of the Globe to the Other’ – “We hear so often about Muslims as victims of abuse in the West and combatants in the Arab Spring’s fight against tyranny. But, in fact, a wholly different kind of war is underway—an unrecognized battle costing thousands of lives. Christians are being killed in the Islamic world because of their religion. It is a rising genocide that ought to provoke global alarm… In recent years the violent oppression of Christian minorities has become the norm in Muslim-majority nations stretching from West Africa and the Middle East to South Asia and Oceania. In some countries it is governments and their agents that have burned churches and imprisoned parishioners. In others, rebel groups and vigilantes have taken matters into their own hands…” Read more.

Iraqi Christian Ashur Yacob Issa Beheaded By Islamists

Iraqi Christian Ashur Yacob Issa Beheaded By Islamists

Mali: Christian Leader Beheaded as Islamists Terrorize Country, Create List of All Christians They Intend to Execute by Beheading – “A Christian leader has been beheaded and others are being threatened with similar treatment as Islamic militants run amok in Mali, West Africa. Christians have fled the town of Timbuktu in the north of the country where harsh Sharia Law has already been imposed amid reports that churches in Gao, 200 miles to the east, have been completely destroyed… ‘We have escaped in the wake of horrible death threats as the Islamists have a list of all the Christians in Timbuktu whom they intend to execute by beheading.'” Read more.

Afghan Militants Behead Christian

Afghan Militants Behead Christian

Egypt: Rising Islamic Leader Declares ‘We Will Launch a Campaign of Islamic Conquest Throughout the World’, ‘Exterminate’ Christians Who Get In the Way of Sharia – “A rising leader in the radical Islamic movement in Egypt that has become a major political player since the demise of Hosni Mubarak’s regime says Christian churches may need to be blown up and Christians exterminated to allow the advance of Islamic law, or Shariah. The comments come from Sheik ‘Adel Shehato, a senior leader with the Egyptian Islamic Jihad terrorist group… The sheik, a senior jihadist leader, responded to a question about using violence against Christians, who make up a substantial minority in Egypt.” Read more.

Christian Beheaded by Islamists In Somalia

Christian Beheaded by Islamists In Somalia

Islamic Militants Calling Themselves ‘The Unknown Soldiers of The Hidden Imam’ Threaten to Hunt Down and Execute Christians Who Flee Iran – “Islamic militants with suspected ties to Iranian security forces have been terrorizing evangelical Christians with threats to ‘repent’ or die, it was reported Sunday. Christian Solidarity Worldwide has reported that 11 Iranian Christians who fled Iran in the wake of a government campaign against Christianity have received threats via email to ‘repent’ or face extrajudicial execution, from a group identifying itself as the ‘The Unknown Soldiers of The Hidden Imam.’ The threatening emails that were sent to each individual on Sept. 14 aspired to extend the arm of Iranian Islamic militancy beyond the borders of Iran by implying that, although the recipients have left Iran, they have not escaped the ‘acute eyes of the unknown soldiers.’” Read more.

Convert to Christianity Beheaded in Tunisia

Convert To Christianity Beheaded In Tunisia

‘It’s Just the Beginning’: The Unprecedented Persecution of Christians – “‘It’s just the beginning.’ That’s what one of the attackers said while bombing a church in eastern Kenya last week. Two people were killed and three others injured in the attack, which authorities believe was carried out by the al-Qaida-linked militant group al-Shabab. This month at least 65 people were killed in the city of Damaturu in northeastern Nigeria, when Islamist insurgents bombed churches, mosques and police stations. The Boko Haram militant sect claimed responsibility.” Read more.

NYPD Investigating First Palestinian Muslim Captain For Cheating On Exam

03/25/2016 11 comments

“When it is possible to achieve such an aim by lying but not by telling the truth, it is permissible to lie if attaining the goal is permissible … and obligatory to lie if the goal is obligatory…” – Reliance of the Traveller: A Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law

Granted, others are under investigation as well, so he’s not the only one. Be that as it may, the headline would have been much more accurate and based upon factual reality if the New York Daily News had referred to him as the “first Arab Muslim captain” instead of the “first Palestinian Muslim captain.” Of course, much like the liberal media, honestly and factual reality are not prerequisite on Islam’s very short list of virtues …

“The Palestinian people does not exist. The creation of a Palestinian state is only a means for continuing our struggle against the state of Israel for our Arab unity… Only for political and tactical reasons do we speak today about the existence of a Palestinian people, since Arab national interests demand that we posit the existence of a distinct ‘Palestinian people’ to oppose Zionism.” – PLO Executive Committee Member Zuheir Mohsen, 1977, in a rare moment of honesty

exam25n-3-webBy Stephen Rex Brown and Graham Rayman, New York Daily News – “The NYPD is investigating its first Palestinian Muslim captain for cheating on his promotions exam, The Daily News has learned.

Capt. Ahmad Othman, who works in Brooklyn’s 73rd Precinct, has been placed on desk duty while the investigation continues.

Othman’s not alone — sources said other captains are under scrutiny as well. The NYPD is already investigating the results of the 2015 lieutenant’s test.

Othman, 36, was one of 14 captains promoted on June 26, 2015, in a ceremony at police headquarters.

One of his fellow promotees that day was Scott Forster, the captain now infamous for failing to show at the hospital where two shot and wounded officers were taken on Feb. 20.

Othman has enjoyed a relatively fast rise in the NYPD, having joined the department in 2005, working out of the 120th Precinct in Staten Island.

When he was promoted a decade later, the NYPD’s Muslim Officers Society tweeted, ‘Congratulations to Ahmad Othman on his promotion to Captain and being the first Palestinian Muslim Captain in NYPD.’

The Daily News reported Thursday that nine sergeants are suing the city alleging the results of the 2015 lieutenant’s test were tainted by cheating.

The lawsuit alleges that cops missed the initial test date on purpose to take a makeup test the following week in order to get the answers. The passage rate in the makeup test was far higher than on the initial test date.

Othman, who took the test a day late, is suspected of something similar.” Read more.

Coming Soon To A City Near You? Muslim Police Refuse To Protect Synagogues – “Muslim police in France refuse to protect synagogues as growing support for Jihad is affecting law enforcement, according to a Gatestone Institute report. The report claims that a leaked confidential memo from the Department of Public Security, published by Le Parisien, detailed 17 cases of police officers radicalized between 2012 and 2015, noting that the police officers listen to and broadcast Muslim chants while on patrol… Some of these police officers have openly refused to protect synagogues or to observe a minute of silence to commemorate the deaths of Jewish victims of terrorist attacks. The fact that police officers are armed and have access to police databases only intensifies the anxiety among France’s Jewish communities.” Read more.

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Oh, Canada: Muslim “Customer” Bullies Cafe Owner To Remove Israeli Flag, Cafe Owner Complies

03/25/2016 2 comments

“We don’t believe in Israel, that’s why I don’t like!” Meanwhile, state flags of jihadist-sympathizing countries and sponsors of Islamic terror remain on full display. It’s also quite evident that English isn’t this bully’s first language. When Muslims like this immigrate to the West, their hateful books, beliefs and behaviors all immigrate with them …

Qur’an Sura 5:82a, “You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the [Muslim] believers to be the Jews …”

By Robert Spencer, Jihad Watch – “This is Islamic supremacism in action: this Muslim migrant hates Israel, and so he demands that no one can show any public support for the Jewish state. And the dhimmi Canadian cafe owner immediately complies. I’m sorry the cafe is not named, as it needs to be boycotted — unless the cafe owner just moved the Israeli flag, rather than removing it altogether. The Muslim’s video here shows it as he pans across the collection of flags — after the Israeli flag is supposed to have been removed. Either he used footage from before its removal, or the cafe owner was just trying to placate the thug. Even if the latter is the case, however, he shouldn’t be applauded: he should have told the Islamic supremacist that the Israeli flag was staying up, and that was that. Contrast this with the Nazareth Restaurant in Columbus, Ohio, the site of a recent jihad attack.” Source – Jihad Watch.

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Report: ISIS Dispatches Hundreds Of Terrorists To Target Europe In Deadly Waves Of Attacks

03/23/2016 3 comments

This is the Islamic State’s way of dispatching missionaries to spread the message of Islam. Unfortunately, “the spread of Islam requires body parts and chunks of flesh” ….

Islamic Scholar Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi: “Islam wishes to destroy all States and Governments anywhere on the face of the earth which are opposed to the ideology and programme of Islam regardless of the country or the Nation that rules it. Islam requires the earth – not just a portion – but the whole planet.”

Matthew 24:6-7, “And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom …”

Luke 21:25-26, “… and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.”

Qur’an Sura 4:76a, “Those who believe fight in the cause of Allah …”

Qur’an Sura 4:76a, “Those who believe fight in the cause of Allah …”

Associated Press – “The Islamic State group has trained at least 400 fighters to target Europe in deadly waves of attacks, deploying interlocking terror cells like the ones that struck Brussels and Paris with orders to choose the time, place and method for maximum carnage, officials have told The Associated Press.

The network of agile and semiautonomous cells shows the reach of the extremist group in Europe even as it loses ground in Syria and Iraq. The officials, including European and Iraqi intelligence officials and a French lawmaker who follows the jihadi networks, described camps in Syria, Iraq and possibly the former Soviet bloc where attackers are trained to attack the West. Before being killed in a police raid, the ringleader of the Nov. 13 Paris attacks claimed he had entered Europe in a multinational group of 90 fighters, who scattered ‘more or less everywhere.’

But the biggest break yet in the Paris attacks investigation — the arrest on Friday of fugitive Salah Abdeslam— did not thwart the multipronged attack just four days later on the Belgian capital’s airport and metro that left 31 people dead and an estimated 270 wounded. Three suicide bombers also died.

Just as in Paris, Belgian authorities were searching for at least one fugitive in Tuesday’s attacks — this time for a man wearing a white jacket who was seen on airport security footage with the two suicide attackers. The fear is that the man, whose identity Belgian officials say is not known, will find Abdeslam’s path instructive.

After fleeing Paris immediately after the November attacks, Abdeslam forged a new network back in his childhood neighborhood of Molenbeek, long known as a haven for jihadis, and renewed plotting, according to Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders.

‘Not only did he drop out of sight, but he did so to organize another attack, with accomplices everywhere. With suicide belts. Two attacks organized just like in Paris. And his arrest, since they knew he was going to talk, it was a response: ‘So what if he was arrested? We’ll show you that it doesn’t change a thing,” said French Senator Nathalie Goulet, co-head of a commission tracking jihadi networks.

Estimates range from 400 to 600 Islamic State fighters trained specifically for external attacks …” Read more.

2 Timothy 2:15, “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.”

Recommended: A Closer Look At Revelation 6 And ‘The Four Horsemen Of The Apocalypse’ – “In Revelation 6:8, John describes the ‘fourth horseman’ as being ‘chlōros’, which translates literally as ‘green.’ … Green is the official color of Islam and this green ‘fourth horseman’ is described as having power over the fourth part of the earth. It is no coincidence that today Islam now has dominion over a fourth part of the earth. The ‘fourth horseman’ has the power to ‘kill with sword.’ Islam is spread through Jihad, the ‘Sword of Islam.’ The ‘fourth horseman’ also kills with hunger/famine. Where Islam rises, deprivation and Sharia lawlessness quickly follows, so much so that they would even prefer to see children starve to death than to see them receive life-saving aid from the ‘Christian West.’ The ‘fourth horseman’ kills with ‘death’ and the love of death and martyrdom for the cause of ‘Allah’ permeates Islamic culture to the point where Islamists will even openly declare that they ‘love death more than you love life.’ Lastly, the ‘fourth horseman’ is described as killing with ‘the beasts of the earth.’ The Greek word for beasts is ‘thērion’ and is very likely being used metaphorically to refer to ‘savage’, ‘brutal’ and ‘bestial’ men — a perfect description of what we are witnessing today in the radical world of Islam’s death seekers.” Read more.

Islamic State In Bangladesh Kills Convert To Christianity To Teach A “Lesson To Others”

03/23/2016 2 comments

Yes, Islamists are teaching the world a lesson every day, and the lessons they’re teaching is that the “Religion of Peace” is in no way, shape or form a peaceful religion. Sadly, much of the world is too busy playing hooky to learn anything …

Qur’an Sura 2:256a, “Let there be no compulsion in religion …”

Hadith, Bukhari 9.84.57, “Muhammad said, ‘Whoever changed his Islamic religion, then kill him.’”

bangladesh_mapBy Newsweek Middle East – “Daesh claimed responsibility for stabbing a Christian to death in Bangladesh as a ‘lesson to others’, an online group that monitors extremist activity said, the latest killing declared by the militant group in the Muslim-majority nation.

The South Asian country has seen a surge in Islamist violence in which liberal activists, members of minority Muslim sects and other religious groups have been targeted.

The U.S.-based SITE Intelligence Group said Daesh claimed responsibility for killing Hussein Ali Sarkar in Kurigram, north of Dhaka.

The group reported on Twitter that a ‘security detachment’ killed the ‘preacher’ to be a ‘lesson to others’.

Police said the 68-year-old victim converted to Christianity from Islam in 1999 but was not a preacher.

Kurigram district police chief Tobarak Ullah said three attackers stabbed him while he was having his morning walk.

‘They left the scene exploding crude bombs to create panic,’ Ullah told Reuters by telephone.” Read more.

Al Rod Al Anf, Volume 2, Page 182: “You see [our god Allah] will soon make you inherit their land, their treasures and make you sleep with their women.” – The “prophet” Mohammed

Qur’an Sura 25:52, “Therefore listen not to the Unbelievers, but strive against them with the utmost strenuousness, with the (Qur’an).”

Flashback: Islamic Lessons Across Bangladesh

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ISIS Vows More Dark Days For Europe, “What Awaits You Will Be Even Harsher, Even More Bitter, By The Permission Of Allah”

03/23/2016 1 comment

And the permission to slaughter has already been granted by the image they’ve empowered to speak

Qur’an Sura 9:111, 123, “Allah hath bought from the believers their lives and their wealth because the Garden will be theirs: they shall fight in the way of Allah and shall slay and be slain … O ye who believe! Fight those of the disbelievers who are near to you, and let them find harshness in you, and know that Allah is with those who keep their duty unto Him.”

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ISIS celebrates Brussels massacre by handing out candy to children

IndiaToday – “After claiming the responsibility of the attacks in Brussels that killed more than 30 people, ISIS has threatened to bring ‘dark days’ in the countries trying to bring down the militant organisation.

In a statement ISIS said a ‘secret cell of soldiers’ had launched the attack. The statement was published in Arabic and French, and an English translation was provided by the SITE Intelligence Group.

‘We vow to bring dark days to the crusader nations that have allied themselves against the Islamic State, in response to their aggression against our state,’ the statement read.

The terrorist organisation said, ‘what awaits you will be even harsher, even more bitter, by the permission of Allah’. It also released photos showing the fighters in Syria giving candies to children to celebrate the Brussels attacks, reports The Independent.

Belgium’s Interior Minister Jan Jambon revealed that authorities knew about some kind of an extremist act being prepared in Europe but were unaware and surprised by the scale of it.

During a house search in the Brussels neighborhood of Schaerbeek a nail bomb was found. Investigators also found chemical products and an Islamic State flag. The search began after a tip from the driver who claims to have ‘unwittingly dropped the bombers to the airport’.” Source – IndiaToday.

Qur’an Sura 24:35, “Allah is the Light of the heavens and the earth… Allah doth guide whom He will to His light…”

2 Corinthians 11:14-15, “… for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light. It is not surprising, then, if his servants also masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their end will be what their actions deserve.”

Recommended: The Source Of Islam’s Harshness And Bitter Hatred – “In Revelation 8:10-11 John writes about a ‘star’ named ‘apsinthion’ that falls from heaven to earth and makes the ‘waters’ turn ‘bitter.’ … In Revelation 17:15, the ‘waters’ are defined for us as ‘peoples, multitudes, nations, and tongues.’ … It is important to note that the word for ‘bitter’ (pikrainō) does not simply mean bitter in terms of taste. It also means bitter in terms of one’s disposition and their behavior towards others, as in to ‘render angry or indignant’ or ‘causing pain; characterized by intense antagonism or hostility’ and is related to the word ‘pikria’ meaning ‘extreme wickedness’ or ‘bitter hatred’ … As for the ‘star’ itself, in Jude 1:13 we read how ungodly men who deceive others with lies are called ‘wandering stars, for whom blackest darkness has been reserved forever.’ Could this ‘star’ falling from heaven to earth be a reference to a deceptive, demonic force? Of particular interest is the fact that the name of the ‘star’ figuratively means ‘calamity.’ Pick up virtually any thesaurus and ‘calamity’ is synonymous with ‘affliction’ and ‘distress.’ Coincidentally, or perhaps it’s no coincidence at all, one of the 99 names of Allah, the deity of Islam, is Ad-Darr which means ‘The Afflicter’ or ‘The Distressor.’” Read more.

David Wood: “Jihad Is Now A Way Of Life In The West”

03/22/2016 Leave a comment

Or, to be even more exact, a way of death …

Revelation 6:8, “And I looked, and behold a [chlōros – green] horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts [thērion – savage, brutal, bestial menof the earth …”

Flashback: Death And Hell Follows

David Wood: “Apparently, even after the recent attacks in Paris, even with European security agencies working night-and-day to keep their people safe, even with regular arrests and multiple terrorist plots foiled, our governments just can’t stop all the terrorists. Since Jihad is now a way of life in the West and since every terrorist attack carried out in the name of Allah is followed by the same sequence of events, let’s briefly consider what we can all look forward to in the near future …” Watch the video.

UK: Would-Be Terrorists Are Being Taught How To Slit Throats And Behead INSIDE British Prisons

03/22/2016 1 comment

Qur’an Sura 4:94-95, “… Allah is well aware of all that ye do… Allah hath granted a grade higher to those who strive and fight with their goods and persons than to those who sit (at home).”

Or than to those who sit in prison. Not content with becoming low-grade Muslims, they’re making the best possible use of their time today by ensuring they’ll be ready tomorrow to “fight with their goods and persons” immediately upon release …

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Behavior from the ‘best of peoples’ per Qur’an Sura 3:111

By Charlie Peat, Daily Express – “JIHADIS are being trained up inside some of the most secure British prisons in preparation to join barbaric Islamic State, it has been claimed.

Extremists are carrying out mock beheadings and taught how to slit the throat of a bound captive, according to prison sources.

The shocking revelations claim that would-be terrorists are being given lessons in how to carry out mass killings during supposed ‘evening classes’ – the Daily Star Sunday has reported.

Held in cells – fanatics inside category A prisons such as Belmarsh, Whitemoor and Long Lartin – are using diagrams and models to teach jihadi recruits how to construct a booby trap, make the poison Ricin and create explosives from just garden fertiliser.

The government believes around 1,000 prisoners are at risk of being radicalised.

English jails currently hold 131 Islamist inmates convicted of terrorist offences.

One senior prison source said: ‘We have caught terrorist prisoners showing other inmates how to carry out an execution. When we ask what they are doing, the inmates claim they are messing around – but it’s clear that they are involved in something far more sinister.

‘There are now so many hardened terrorists in top-security prisons in England that in some cases they are ‘running’ wings.’

Our insider added: ‘The terrorists recruit and radicalise young Muslim men and tell them that the only people who will give them a chance in the future are radical Islamists.

‘We have seen them reenacting beheadings and found diagrams of IEDs. Prisons are now the main recruiting grounds for terrorist groups.'” Read more.

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Flashback: UK Integrating More With The Muslim Way Of Life

 

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