The Fourth Angel's Message


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The Fourth Angel's Message is an outgrowth of the Third Elijah Message for the end of time. The Fourth Angel's Message is a message of great power and light to the world.
1 And after these things I saw another angel come down from heaven, having great power; and the earth was lightened with his glory.
2 And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.
3 For all nations have drunk of the wine of the wrath of her fornication, and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth are waxed rich through the abundance of her delicacies.
Revelation 18:1-3
The strong and mighty voice of the fourth angel is followed by the voice of God Himself.
4 And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
Revelation 18:4

The light of the angel is a new light on old truths. The power of the angel is to spread this truth to the whole world. The light is the complete restoration of God's law. God's law as it was known and practiced by the Messiah. God's law as it was known and practiced by the disciples and apostles.

The last part of the law, missing after the great apostasy of the Dark Ages, is the statutes of God. The restoration of the complete law leads to the perfecting of the saints and the establishment of God's kingdom on earth. This event is sometimes called the Latter Rain and is a second manifestation of the Holy Spirit as it occurred at Pentecost ten days after the Messiah ascended to heaven.

Warning

This is a message of warning to ancient Israel which can be applied to modern Israel, the church of God.

10 Ye shall fall by the sword; I will judge you in the border of Israel; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
11 This city shall not be your caldron, neither shall ye be the flesh in the midst thereof; but I will judge you in the border of Israel:
12 And ye shall know that I am the LORD: for ye have not walked in my statutes, neither executed my judgments, but have done after the manners of the heathen that are round about you.
Ezekiel 11:10-12

The "manners of the heathen" especially speaks to me of the observance of the Catholic holidays.

13 But the house of Israel rebelled against me in the wilderness: they walked not in my statutes, and they despised my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them; and my sabbaths they greatly polluted: then I said, I would pour out my fury upon them in the wilderness, to consume them.
Ezekiel 20:13

Promise

This is the promise to ancient Israel, which can be applied to modern Israel, the church of God.

17 Therefore say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; I will even gather you from the people, and assemble you out of the countries where ye have been scattered, and I will give you the land of Israel.
18 And they shall come thither, and they shall take away all the detestable things thereof and all the abominations thereof from thence.
19 And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh:
20 That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God.
Ezekiel 11:17-20
The "land of Israel" speaks to me of the final Promised Land, the New Earth.
19 I am the LORD your God; walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them;
20 And hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between me and you, that ye may know that I am the LORD your God.
Ezekiel 20:19-20

Babylon Is Fallen

The message of the Fourth Angel repeats and enlarges the message of the Second Angel and cries mightily with a strong voice, adding to the Three Angels’ Message. Babylon has fallen to the final foul depths. I think it is significant the wording has changed. The second angel refers to Babylon, the great city. The fourth angel refers to Babylon the great. The moral, political, and economic aspects seem to refer to something more than just Rome. It sounds like the "image" to the beast, the United States, and the protestant daughter churches. The rest of the chapter is similar.

There is a distinctive nature to the general messages of the four angels (Revelation 14:6-7, Revelation 14:8, Revelation 14:9-12, Revelation 18:1-3). These messages are of a general nature presented from heaven to the world. There are other specific angels with different actions and specific messages but they are presented from different specific places to different specific people. A deeper understanding of all the angels of Revelation is a separate subject of the study of prophecy.

Reformation and Revival

All messages are about reformation and revival. The Third Elijah Message and the Fourth Angel's Message are also a message about reformation and revival. There are three basic types of messages.

  1. Genuine Reformation

    A reformation is primarily the restoration of God's Truth. A reformation is needed when elements of God's Truths have been completely forgotten or lost by the majority. A genuine reformation message is mostly presented to those who are already believers and doers of God's Truth. There are always the exact same elements of a true revival found during a reformation.

  2. True Revival

    A revival is primarily a call to return to faith and obedience. A true revival presents all the elements of God's Truth to remind believers and to call unbelievers. Zeal for God's Truth is preached and a call to repentance for those who have fallen away.

    There may be minor elements of reformation during a revival. Usually these are personal reformations of disobedience when ignoring known truths.

    A revival results in personal changes. A revival results in greater faith and obedience. A renewed commitment to serious Bible study, prayer, and witnessing is an absolute requirement for true revival.

  3. False Revival

    A false revival is Satan's counterfeit. A false revival is similar to a real revival but contains elements of deception. In a false revival, only some of God's Truth will be presented. A false revival will also tend to emphasize some truths out of proportion to cover up the fact some are left out. A false revival will tend to emphasize emotional display to cover up the lack of true repentance and obedience. False and superficial Bible study, prayer, and witnessing are the result of false revival, if they even happen at all.

    A false revival may also try to look like a reformation. "Mysteries" and "knowledge" from the Bible, often associated with prophecy, are presented as "Messages" and "New Light". These things are important and valuable but are poor substitutes for a lack of truth about God's law, salvation, justification, sanctification, and righteousness.

    A false revival often manipulates people to do what the leaders want them to do instead of inspiring them by the Word of God to follow the leading of the Holy Spirit in their lives. A cookie cutter approach, pressuring everyone to the same set of actions, is a clear sign a revival is not being led by the Holy Spirit. God clearly demonstrates, He has different plans for different people. The Holy Spirit is observed to support a wide variety of actions by those who are led to follow the spirit.

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Revised 2015-08-21