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America's Economy Set to Tank

As America Goes - so goes the world


We certainly have a global economy.


Interesting to read that China is having economic trouble. America is loaded with debt - 100% debt/gdp. Europe broke. U.K. - 389% debt/gdp. France - 208%. Germany - 162%. Ireland - 1,113%. Spain - 167%. Africa - disaster. Japan - debt 200% of GDP.

The west is ready to implode. Russia, Iran, China and others are relatively healthy (at least they are not in hoc up to their eye balls).

The following verse, is one of great debate. Who is "babylon"? Don't know, but it is certainly worth a read.

Revelation 17

Babylon, the Prostitute on the Beast

1 One of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and said to me, “Come, I will show you the punishment of the great prostitute, who sits by many waters (statue of Liberty?). 2 With her the kings of the earth committed adultery, and the inhabitants of the earth were intoxicated with the wine of her adulteries.”
3 Then the angel carried me away in the Spirit into a wilderness. There I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was covered with blasphemous names and had seven heads and ten horns. 4 The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet, and was glittering with gold, precious stones and pearls. She held a golden cup in her hand, filled with abominable things and the filth of her adulteries. 5 The name written on her forehead was a mystery:

BABYLON THE GREAT

THE MOTHER OF PROSTITUTES

AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.

6 I saw that the woman was drunk with the blood of God’s holy people, the blood of those who bore testimony to Jesus.

When I saw her, I was greatly astonished. 7 Then the angel said to me: “Why are you astonished? I will explain to you the mystery of the woman and of the beast she rides, which has the seven heads and ten horns. 8 The beast, which you saw, once was, now is not, and yet will come up out of the Abyss and go to its destruction. The inhabitants of the earth whose names have not been written in the book of life from the creation of the world will be astonished when they see the beast, because it once was, now is not, and yet will come.

9 “This calls for a mind with wisdom. The seven heads are seven hills on which the woman sits. 10 They are also seven kings. Five have fallen, one is, the other has not yet come; but when he does come, he must remain for only a little while. 11 The beast who once was, and now is not, is an eighth king. He belongs to the seven and is going to his destruction.

12 “The ten horns you saw are ten kings who have not yet received a kingdom, but who for one hour will receive authority as kings along with the beast. 13 They have one purpose and will give their power and authority to the beast. 14 They will wage war against the Lamb, but the Lamb will triumph over them because he is Lord of lords and King of kings—and with him will be his called, chosen and faithful followers.”

15 Then the angel said to me, “The waters you saw, where the prostitute sits, are peoples, multitudes, nations and languages. 16 The beast and the ten horns you saw will hate the prostitute. They will bring her to ruin and leave her naked; they will eat her flesh and burn her with fire. 17 For God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose by agreeing to hand over to the beast their royal authority, until God’s words are fulfilled. 18 The woman you saw is the great city that rules over the kings of the earth.” (the U.N.?)

Revelation 18

Babylon Is Fallen

1 After these things I saw another angel coming down from heaven, having great authority, and the earth was illumined with his glory. 2 And he cried out with a mighty voice, saying, “Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great! She has become a dwelling place of demons and a prison of every unclean spirit, and a prison of every unclean and hateful bird. 3 For all the nations have drunk of the wine of the passion of her immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich by the wealth of her sensuality.”
4 I heard another voice from heaven, saying, “Come out of her, my people, so that you will not participate in her sins and receive of her plagues; 5 for her sins have piled up as high as heaven, and God has remembered her iniquities. 6 Pay her back even as she has paid, and give back to her double according to her deeds; in the cup which she has mixed, mix twice as much for her. 7 To the degree that she glorified herself and lived sensuously, to the same degree give her torment and mourning; for she says in her heart, ‘I SIT as A QUEEN AND I AM NOT A WIDOW, and will never see mourning.’ 8 For this reason in one day her plagues will come, pestilence and mourning and famine, and she will be burned up with fire; for the Lord God who judges her is strong.

Lament for Babylon

9 “And the kings of the earth, who committed acts of immorality and lived sensuously with her, will weep and lament over her when they see the smoke of her burning, 10 standing at a distance because of the fear of her torment, saying, ‘Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For in one hour your judgment has come.’
11 “And the merchants of the earth weep and mourn over her, because no one buys their cargoes any more— 12 cargoes of gold and silver and precious stones and pearls and fine linen and purple and silk and scarlet, and every kind of citron wood and every article of ivory and every article made from very costly wood and bronze and iron and marble, 13 and cinnamon and spice and incense and perfume and frankincense and wine and olive oil and fine flour and wheat and cattle and sheep, and cargoes of horses and chariots and slaves and human lives. 14 The fruit you long for has gone from you, and all things that were luxurious and splendid have passed away from you and men will no longer find them. 15 The merchants of these things, who became rich from her, will stand at a distance because of the fear of her torment, weeping and mourning, 16 saying, ‘Woe, woe, the great city, she who was clothed in fine linen and purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls; 17 for in one hour such great wealth has been laid waste!’ And every shipmaster and every passenger and sailor, and as many as make their living by the sea, stood at a distance, 18 and were crying out as they saw the smoke of her burning, saying, ‘What city is like the great city?’ 19 And they threw dust on their heads and were crying out, weeping and mourning, saying, ‘Woe, woe, the great city, in which all who had ships at sea became rich by her wealth, for in one hour she has been laid waste!’ 20 Rejoice over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, because God has pronounced judgment for you against her.”

21 Then a strong angel took up a stone like a great millstone and threw it into the sea, saying, “So will Babylon, the great city, be thrown down with violence, and will not be found any longer. 22 And the sound of harpists and musicians and flute-players and trumpeters will not be heard in you any longer; and no craftsman of any craft will be found in you any longer; and the sound of a mill will not be heard in you any longer; 23 and the light of a lamp will not shine in you any longer; and the voice of the bridegroom and bride will not be heard in you any longer; for your merchants were the great men of the earth, because all the nations were deceived by your sorcery. 24 And in her was found the blood of prophets and of saints and of all who have been slain on the earth.”
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3 comments :

  1. whats your take,greg, on come out of her, my people?-n- flee from her midst, so not to partake of her plagues.?tony in vt.

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  2. Tony,

    Great question and one I wish that I had the answer to.

    I see judgement coming, so what do I do. Do I flee? Where? Is America Babylon? America is certainly being punished. You don't hear about all of these weather / nature issues in Eastern Europe, Russia or Iran.

    Where to go? Australia - floods and hurricanes. U.K. - terror threats. Israel - not so sure. Africa - burned up and dying.

    Are we to stand in faith and continue to share the gospel or is God telling us to head for high ground.

    Do we share what we have and pour ourselves out or do we stockpile food and live in a Nebraskan bunker?

    If God wants me to flee, He certainly has not provided the where with all to go live in a Montana compound.

    For now I'll stay in Dallas and try to tell people about this overwhelming good news and His soon return.

    Phillippians 4:4-9 sustains me...be anxious for nothing.

    I struggle between the poles of Proverbs and Ecclesiastes that talk about saving, preparedness, etc... and the New Testament call to be strong and live by faith.

    The older I get the more I realize that life is lived in the deep water, somewhere in the middle.

    God is both an intensely holy and righteous purveyor of justice and judgement; as well as being Grace, Forgiveness, Provision and Faithfulness.

    He is so big that, He can be Justice and Forgiveness at the same time.

    He calls me to be both prepared and living in faith at the same time. Interesting trick.

    Dear Lord - we pray for wisdom to serve you well and not participate in fighting against Israel, Truth and in being set apart for Holiness.

    Greg

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  3. thank you greg, that was an impressive and beautiful response, i ressonate w/ be not anxious. God Bless,... the "be still and know that i am God" also sets me right,...trusting..../ i like you website and am excited about the Feast Days and thier prophetic relevance!,esp. the Awakening Blast! This is AMAZING! n GRACE is AMAZING! Praise God from whom ALL blessings flow.amen brother, tony in vt.

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