11Then I saw another beast coming up out of the earth. He had two horns like a lamb, but he spoke like a dragon.
12This beast stood before the first (sea) beast and used the same power the first beast had. He used this power to make everyone living on the earth worship the first (sea) beast who had the death wound that was healed. 13The second (earth) beast did great miracles, even making fire come down from heaven to earth while people were watching.
JUST LIKE THE PROPHESY OF THE FIRST (SEA) BEAST, THE SECOND (EARTH) BEAST CAN BE SEEN FULFILLED IN BOTH BABYLON (THE FIRST KINGDOM OF DANIEL’S STATUE) AND ROME (THE LAST EARTHLY KINGDOM WHICH REMAINS UNTIL THE ANCIENT OF DAYS RETURNS).
IN ANCIENT BABYLON THERE WAS A DEITY CALLED ‘NEBO’, AND JUST AS JOHN SAW THE BEAST "COME UP OUT OF THE EARTH," SO NEBO WAS A CHILD MIRACULOUSLY BORN OUT OF A HOLE IN THE GROUND. IN EGYPT, THIS DEITY WAS REPRESENTED WITH THE HEAD AND HORNS OF A RAM, AND WE ALSO SEE A DIVINE CHILD SHOWN WEARING RAM'S HORNS. THE NAME NEBO SIGNIFIES "THE PROPHET," AND AS SUCH, HE GAVE ORACLES, PRETENDED TO HAVE MIRACULOUS POWERS, AND WAS THE GREAT WONDER-WORKER, JUST LIKE JOHN’S VISION "GREAT WONDERS, AND EVEN CAUSES FIRE TO COME DOWN FROM HEAVEN."
TO REMEMBER THE BIRTH OF NEBO (FORMED FROM A HOLE IN THE EARTH) THE FERTILITY ORGIES WERE HELD IN CAVES UNDER GROUND, AND MEN WERE FIRST INITIATED INTO THE SECRET MYSTERIES, AND BY THE SIGNS AND FALSE WONDERS, THEY WERE LED RIGHT BACK TO THE WORSHIP OF NIMROD AGAIN (WHO HAD DIED REMEMBER ... AND WAS NOW REBORN …AGAIN!)
SO IN BABYLON, THIS WONDER-WORKING BEAST CALLED NEBO OR `THE PROPHET’ IS OF COURSE A SHADOW OF THE FALSE PROPHET WHICH WE’LL SEE SOON IN REVELATION. BUT WHERE DOES THIS NEBO (EARTH-BEAST) SHOW UP IN ROME?
IN ROME, WHEN THE DEADLY WOUND OF PAGANISM WAS HEALED AND THE OLD PAGAN TITLE OF PONTIFF WAS RESTORED TO EMPEROR CONSTANTINE (MAKING HIMSELF THE FIRST POPE) THIS POWER WAS RESTORED BY MEANS OF THE CORRUPT CLERGY, UNDER THE IMAGE OF A BEAST WITH HORNS, LIKE A LAMB … YAHUSHA EVEN STATED, “BEWARE OF FALSE PROPHETS, THAT WILL COME TO YOU IN SHEEP'S CLOTHING, BUT INWARDLY THEY ARE RAVENING WOLVES."
THE FUGITIVE, AND EVEN THE GUILTY, WERE PERMITTED TO PLEAD EITHER THE JUSTICE OR MERCY OF THE DEITY AND HIS MINISTERS. SO WAS THE FOUNDATION LAID OF THE INVASION OF THE RIGHTS OF THE CIVIL MAGISTRATE BY ECCLESIASTICS, AND SO WERE THEY ENCOURAGED TO GRASP AT ALL THE POWERS OF THE STATE …. THE CONFESSIONAL !!
THE CLERGY (CONSTANTINE’S NEW PRIESTS) WERE GOVERNED BY BISHOPS AND HAD LARGE TEMPORAL POWERS, LONG BEFORE THE POPE EVEN GAINED HIS TEMPORAL CROWN. SOON AFTER CONSTANTINE'S TIME, "THE CHURCH" [AND THE BISHOPS] GAINED GREAT POWER THROUGH THE RIGHT OF ASYLUM, WHICH HAD PREVIOUSLY BELONGED TO THE PAGAN TEMPLES, BUT WERE NOW TRANSFERRED BY THE EMPERORS TO THE CHRISTIAN CHURCHES.
THE POWER OF THE PAPACY, IN ITS VERY FIRST BEGINNINGS, WAS FOUNDED ON "LAWLESSNESS," AND ALL THIS TEMPORAL POWER CAME INTO THE HANDS OF MEN, WHO WERE SIMPLY SEEKING THEIR OWN SELF-WORSHIP.
SO WHEN THE DEADLY WOUND OF THE PAGAN BEAST WAS HEALED, AND THE NEW (RE-INVENTED) SEA-BEAST APPEARED, THIS EARTH-BEAST BECAME THE RECOGNISED EXECUTOR OF THE WILL OF THE GREAT SEA BEAST (HIS BITCH!!) IN OTHER WORDS, THE UNIVERSAL BISHOP (THE PONTIFEX-POPE) FROM HIS THRONE ON THE SEVEN HILLS OF ROME, BY MEANS OF THE ORGANISED SYSTEM OF THE CONFESSIONAL, SEES AND KNOWS ALL THAT IS DONE IN HIS WIDE DOMINION. THE BEAST FROM THE EARTH (A GLOBAL SYSTEM) IS THE EYES AND EARS FOR THE BEAST FROM THE SEA (THE POPE). THERE IS HOWEVER ANOTHER ASPECT OF GREAT IMPORTANCE WHICH NEEDS TO BE LOOKED AT:
14This second (earth) beast fooled the people living on earth by using the miracles and power that he’d been given from the first (sea) beast. He ordered people to MAKE AN IMAGE to honor the first beast, the one that was wounded by the sword but did not die. 15And the second (earth) beast was given power to bring the IMAGE of the first (sea) beast to life, so that it could speak and order all those who did not worship it to be killed.
IN BABYLON, WHEN DAGON WAS FIRST WORSHIPPED IT WAS THROUGH THE IMAGE OF A CHILD IN HIS MOTHER’S ARMS, THEN THE MOTHER CAME TO BE WORSHIPPED ALONG WITH THE CHILD, BELIEVED TO BE RAISED TO DIVINITY AS THE QUEEN OF THE UNIVERSE’. SHE WAS NOW KNOWN BY THE NAME SEMELE`, WHICH, IN THE BABYLONIAN LANGUAGE MEANS `THE IMAGE’.
IN THE ROME THIS IDOLATRY WASN’T ACCEPTED, UNTIL DECEMBER 1854, WHEN THE BISHOPS FROM ALL PARTS OF CHRISTENDOM MET IN ROME AND IT WAS DECREED THAT ‘MARY, THE MOTHER OF GOD’, WHO DIED, ROSE FROM THE DEAD, AND ASCENDED INTO HEAVEN, SHOULD HENCEFORTH BE WORSHIPPED AS THE IMMACULATE VIRGIN, CONCEIVED AND BORN WITHOUT SIN.' THIS WAS THE FORMAL SETTING UP OF THE IMAGE OF THE BEAST, BY THE GENERAL CONSENT OF "THE MEN THAT DWELL UPON THE EARTH."
SO IN EVERY RESPECT, SHE BECAME THE EXPRESS IMAGE OF THE BABYLONIAN BEAST THAT HAD BEEN WOUNDED BY THE SWORD AND YET DID LIVE. IT IS THIS VERY GODDESS THAT IS WORSHIPPED IN THE CHURCH OF ROME UNDER THE NAME OF MARY.
NOW, THE BEAST FROM THE EARTH GIVES LIFE AND SPEECH TO THE IMAGE, MAKING IT AN EFFECTIVE AGENT OF THE PAPAL CLERGY, WHO WILL MAKE IT SPEAK EXACTLY AS THEY PLEASE. AND EVER SINCE THIS IMAGE OF MARY HAS BEEN SET UP, HER VOICE HAS BEEN HEARD EVERYWHERE THROUGHOUT THE PAPACY. PREVIOUSLY, ALL DECREES RAN MORE OR LESS IN THE NAME OF CHRIST. BUT NOW ALL THINGS ARE PRE-EMINENTLY DONE IN THE NAME OF THE IMMACULATE VIRGIN. HER VOICE IS EVERYWHERE HEARD, HER VOICE IS SUPREME.
16The second beast also forced all people, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to have a mark put on their right hand or on their forehead.
17And no one could buy or sell without the mark, or the name or the number of the beast.
IN ROME, AS SOON AS THE IMMACULATE VIRGIN WAS INTRODUCED (THE IMAGE OF THE BEAST) IN 1854, MEN IN AUSTRIA AND SPAIN WERE UNABLE TO BUY OR SELL UNLESS THEY HAD OR ACKNOWLEDGED THIS IMAGE IN SOME FORM OR ANOTHER.
18Anyone who has understanding can know the meaning of the beasts number. This requires wisdom, for it's the number of a man: 666.
Search results for "MARK":
184 to extend or mark out:--point out.
226 a signal, as a flag, beacon, monument, omen, prodigy, evidence, miracle, sign, token.
995 to separate mentally (or distinguish), understand, attend, consider, be cunning, diligently, direct, discern, eloquent, feel, inform, instruct, have intelligence, know, look well to, perceive, be prudent, regard, skillful, teach, think, deal wise.
2142 to burn (incense),make mention of, be mindful, recount, record, remember, make to be remembered.
2250 bound (with stripes), i.e. a weal (or black-and-blue mark itself), blueness, bruise, hurt, stripe, wound.
2856 to close up; especially to seal:--make an end, mark, seal (up), stop.
SCRIPTURE UNDERSTANDING :
GENESIS 4 "And Yahuah said to Cain, 'If anyone kills you, vengeance will be taken on them sevenfold.' And Yahuah set up a sign for Cain, to stop people from instantly killing him".
RUTH 3"And you (RUTH) will mark him (BOAZ) and find out what to do next."
THE HEBREW WORD USED HERE IS 'YADAH' WHICH IS - TO KNOW INTIMATELY - TO MAKE RECOGNITION; TO ACKNOWLEDGE; TO ACQUAINT; TO ADVISE, TO ANSWER; TO APPOINT. IT CAN EVEN MEAN TO INSTRUCT; TO KNOW; A KINSMAN; TO LET MAKE KNOWN; BE SURE; A SURETY, TEACH, UNDERSTAND.
PSALMS 37"Watch the perfect, and observe the straight, for the latter end of each is peace. But the transgressors shall be destroyed together, and latter end of the wrong shall be cut off".
`WATCH’, IS ACTUALLY THE WORD `MARK’. THE KING JAMES SAYS “MARK THE RIGHTEOUS ONES." HERE THE WORD IS SHEMAH - TO HEDGE ABOUT, TO GUARD, TO PROTECT, TO ATTEND, TO BE AWARE OF, TO TAKE HEED, TO KEEP, TO MARK, TO OBSERVE, TO PRESERVE, REGARD, RESERVES, DELIVER, TO WATCH OVER.
EZEKIEL 9"And Yahuah said to the Angel, 'Go into the midst of the city, into the midst of Yerushalim, and you put a mark on the foreheads of the men who sigh and cry over all the abominations that are being done in it.' And to the others He said, 'Go into the city after him and completely smite, do not let your eye pardon nor spare. Slay to destruction the old men, young men, maidens and children and women, but do not come near anyone upon whom is the mark, and begin at My set-apart place.”
'MARK' IS A SIGNATURE, THE PLACING YOUR NAME UPON SOMETHING, TO EXPRESS YOUR DESIRES - BECAUSE WHENEVER YOU SIGN A CONTRACT, IT MEANS: I AGREE & WILL DO THIS!
MARK ALSO MEANS TO SCRATCH, OR AN ETCHING, A STAMP OR A BADGE OF SERVITUDE; A SCULPTURED FIGURE, A STATUE, A GRAVEN IMAGE. A MARK IS A BADGE OF SERVITUDE. THE MARK OF THE BEAST CARRIES A NEGATIVE CONNOTATION, BUT WE ALSO HAVE TO UNDERSTAND THAT THE WORD MARK IN SCRIPTURE CAN ALSO MEAN A SEAL OR SIGNATURE PLACED UPON PEOPLE BY YAHUSHA, JUST LIKE THE 144K HAVE HIS NAME SEALED ON THEIR FOREHEADS.
6 IS THE NUMER OF MANKIND, THE EARTHLY, CARNAL EXISTENCE THAT MOST LIVE OUT THEIR DAYS UNDER ... THE WALKING DEAD. 666 IS THEREFORE A HEIGHTENED CARNALITY AND BEASTIAL NATURE THAT EXISTS PARTICULARLY AT THE END OF THE AGE TODAY.
BUT THOSE WASHED IN YAHUSHA'S BLOOD HAVE BEEN SEALED WITH HIS NAME AND RECEIVE A DIVINE HEART OPERATION, WHERE THEIR CARNAL, FALLEN, BEASTLY HEART HAS BEEN REMOVED AND A NEW SOFT ONE IS ADDED IN IT' PLACE, ALONG WITH A DIVINE SPIRIT TO FINISH THE PROCESS OF TRANSFORMATION.
THOSE WHO CHOOSE NOT TO BUY OR SELL ON THE SHABATH ARE NOT CONTROLLED BY THE BEAST SYSTEM, FOR THEY DON'T HAVE THE MARK OF THE BEAST, BUT OF YAHUSHA ON THEIR FOREHEADS(WHERE THOUGHT & DECISION IS MADE) AND ON THEIR RIGHT HAND (ACTING OUT THOSE THOUGHTS AND DECISONS THROUGH OUTWARD BEHAVIOUR).
The Mark of Protection from Yahusha gives a new realm of existence for those who refuse to live according to the beastial savage man or take the number of the Dragon's fallen mankind and REFUSE to worship this image that has been created by men RELIGION, CULTURE & TRADITIONS OF IDOLATRY ...
Also, throughout Revelation, “great promises await those who overcome.” What do we overcome? We overcome our beastly, fallen nature of mankind that's infused and empowered by demon spirits, who invade through thoughts.
Revelation says, if you overcome, “I will be your Alahim and you will be My people, and all this will be yours.” We will be entering into a new realm of existence that we never even dreamed of ... the total restoration of all things.
SO IN A NUTSHELL THE MARK AND NUMBER OF THE BEAST IS A BEHAVIOUR THAT YAHUSHA HATES FOR IT'S NOT LOVING, KIND, HUMBLE AND SERVANT-LIKE AS HE IS.
How do we really feel when we look at the world around us and see the deceit and control that Satan has over everyone THROUGH HIS SEA BEAST AND EARTH BEASTS OF RELIGION, CULTURE AND TRADITON CONTROL. Remember when we were a part of that cloud of confusion? But we've been called out of the masses and anointed as a Royal Nation of Kings and Priests of Yahusha Messiah. How grateful can we truly be that we are free and at liberty to experience our Creator in His very Throne room. . . . . let’s rejoice and be aware that the fruit of our lips and our DAILY BEHAVIOUR is really the indication of who owns us and is controlling us!