The judgment of the latter day Babylon the Great
Isaiah 47:1Come down, and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter [latter day descendant of ancient Babylon] of Babylon, sit on the ground: there is no throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called tender and delicate.
Jesus Christ will come to destroy the latter day Babylon the Great, now rising up as the New Federal Europe; along with the religious system which exalts men and the traditions of men above the Word of God.
47:2 Take the millstones, and grind meal: uncover thy locks, make bare the leg, uncover the thigh, pass over the rivers. 47:3 Thy nakedness shall be uncovered, yea, thy shame shall be seen: I will take vengeance, and I will not meet thee as a man.
The Redeemer of the sincerely repentant is Jesus Christ [YHVH collectively with God the Father] who created all things and then gave up his Godhood to give his life for his creation, and to then be raised up as our ONLY Intercessor and High Priest working to reconcile the sincerely repentant with God the Father.
47:4 As for our redeemer, the LORD of hosts is his name, the Holy One of Israel.
The false religion of the Babylonian Mysteries now centered in Rome and her children will no more dominate many nations, for she shall be cast down. When he comes Jesus Christ will destroy the Mysteries and the political system casting that system into the utter darkness of perdition (Dan 2).
47:5Sit thou silent, and get thee into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans: for thou shalt no more be called, The lady [church, religion] of kingdoms.
The physical nations of the New Europe [Babylon the Great] inspired by the Vatican [the spiritual Babylon the Great] will be allowed by Christ to correct physical Israel and apostate Spiritual Israel; but Babylon [the New Europe and the Vatican] will not consider that if God would correct Israel, God will also correct them for their own wickedness.
47:6 I was wroth with my people, I have polluted mine inheritance, and given them into thine hand: thou didst shew them no mercy; upon the ancient hast thou very heavily laid thy yoke.
47:7 And thou saidst, I shall be a lady for ever: so that thou didst not lay these things to thy heart, neither didst remember the latter end of it.
47:8 Therefore hear now this, thou that art given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me; I shall not sit as a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:
The destruction of Babylon by Jesus Christ will be completed at the coming of Christ (Dan 2).
47:9 But these two things shall come to thee in a moment in one day, the loss of children, and widowhood: they shall come upon thee in their perfection for the multitude of thy sorceries, and for the great abundance of thine enchantments. 47:10 For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy [worldly] wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee [filled you with pride and deceived you]; and thou hast said in thine heart, I am, and none else beside me.
Suddenly destruction will fall on the great whore (Rev 17), the lady [fornicatress with the nations] of the nations.
47:11 Therefore shall evil come upon thee; thou shalt not know from whence it riseth: and mischief shall fall upon thee; thou shalt not be able to put it off: and desolation shall come upon thee suddenly, which thou shalt not know.
Let your sorceries save you if they can; for all nations shall see all your secrets revealed and shall turn against you to destroy you wherever you may be found. (Rev 17:16).
47:12 Stand now with thine enchantments, and with the multitude of thy sorceries, wherein thou hast laboured from thy youth; if so be thou shalt be able to profit, if so be thou mayest prevail. 47:13 Thou art wearied in the multitude of thy counsels. Let now the astrologers, the stargazers, the monthly prognosticators, stand up, and save thee from these things that shall come upon thee.
The sorcerers and the Roman / Babylonian Mystery Religion will be destroyed beginning at Jerusalem at the coming of Christ; and will perish in all the nations as the people see her wickedness and turn against her (Rev 17:16).
47:14 Behold, they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves from the power of the flame: there shall not be a coal [there will not even be an ember left after she is destroyed] to warm at, nor fire to sit before it.
The nations that have been ridden by this Babylonian Mystery Religion, and even her own sorcerers shall repent, and they shall turn away from her and turn against her; and there will be none to save her as she goes down to the pit of destruction.
47:15 Thus shall they be unto thee with whom thou hast laboured, even thy merchants, from thy youth: they shall wander every one to his quarter; none shall save thee.
Even the ten nations who believed this false teacher and set up the coming New Federal Europe will turn on that religion and destroy it once the deception has ended and their eyes are opened to the truth.
Revelation 17:16 And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire. 17:17 For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
A prophecy directly for today’s apostate spiritual Ekklesia; who call themselves by the name of God while refusing to live by every Word of God.
This also applies to physical Israel and to everyone who does these things
Isaiah 48:1 Hear ye this, O house of Jacob, which are called by the name of Israel, and are come forth out of the waters of Judah, which swear by [which claim to be God’s people] the name of the LORD, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness. 48:2 For they call themselves of the holy city, and stay themselves upon the God of Israel; The LORD of hosts is his name.
48:3 I have declared the former things from the beginning; and they went forth out of my mouth, and I shewed them; I did them suddenly, and they came to pass.
Today’s proud, stubborn, self-willed unrepentant elders who will not follow Christ to live by every Word of God but want their own ways; have been warned in advance of their coming correction, so that they may understand that their idols of men and corporations and personal advantage cannot save them. And when the correction comes upon them perhaps some of them will turn from their idols in sincere repentance.
48:4 Because I knew that thou art obstinate, and thy neck is an iron sinew, and thy brow brass; 48:5 I have even from the beginning declared it to thee; before it came to pass I shewed it thee: lest thou shouldest say, Mine idol hath done them, and my graven image, and my molten image, hath commanded them.
They have been warned and they have also been taught the things of God, and they reject both the warnings and the revealed truth of scripture.
48:6 Thou hast heard, see all this; and will not ye declare it? I have shewed thee new things from this time, even hidden things, and thou didst not know [accept] them.
These things have been sealed until now to humble the proud, lest they should say that they truly did know all things from the beginning.
48:7 They are created [the hidden things of God’s Word are being revealed now] now, and not from the beginning; even before the day when thou heardest them not; lest thou shouldest say, Behold, I knew them.
Physical Israel was a stiff necked hard heated people and spiritual Israel has not learned from their history.
Israel was chosen by God so that every person could learn the lesson that all the wicked, even the spiritually called of God: Will be corrected.
48:8 Yea, thou heardest not; yea, thou knewest not; yea, from that time that thine ear was not opened: for I knew that thou wouldest deal very treacherously, and wast called a transgressor from the womb.
48:9 For my name’s sake will I defer mine anger, and for my praise will I refrain [from totally destroying them] for thee, that I cut thee not off [completely].
Physical Israel and Laodicean Spiritual Israel will be refined in great tribulation.
48:10 Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee [made thee acceptable] in the furnace of affliction.
Christ will perfect and then deliver the sincerely repentant, to keep his promises to the ancients.
48:11 For mine own sake, even for mine own sake, will I do it: for how should my name be polluted? and I will not give my glory unto another.
Israel was called out of bondage in physical Egypt as a type of the spiritually called out from bondage to sin and death in this world. Here Christ again declares that he was the Implementing Creator and that he will complete the spiritual Creation of the children of God.
48:12 Hearken unto me, O Jacob and Israel, my called; I am he; I am the first, I also am the last. 48:13 Mine hand also hath laid the foundation of the earth, and my right hand hath spanned the heavens: when I call unto them, they stand up together.
God the Father the Executive Creator, has loved Christ the Implementing Creator, the Son; and Christ will destroy the Mystery Religion and the armies of the New Europe at his coming.
48:14 All ye, assemble yourselves, and hear; which among them hath declared these things? The LORD [Father] hath loved him [the Son]: he will do his pleasure on Babylon, and his arm shall be on the Chaldeans. 48:15 I, even I, have spoken; yea, I have called him: I have brought him, and he shall make his way prosperous.
God has always had a man or men teaching his ways. Yet the world refused to live by God’s Word and later Israel also rejected the commandments and teachings of God.
Today, even most of Spiritual Israel in their zeal for their idols of men and false traditions, has lost their Christ-like zeal to live by every Word of God.
48:16 Come ye near unto me, hear ye this; I have not spoken in secret from the beginning; from the time that it was, there am I: and now the Lord GOD, and his Spirit, hath sent me.
The teachings and commandments of God are for our good, so that we may profit thereby. Those who teach that doctrine is not important are Antichrists, for we are called to the doctrine [teachings] of God the Father and Jesus Christ.
48:17 Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit, which leadeth thee by the way that thou shouldest go.
The principle purpose of our calling is for us to learn to live by every Word of God. To falter in zeal for learning and keeping the Word of God; is to fail in our calling!
48:18 O that thou hadst hearkened to my commandments! then had thy peace been as a river, and thy righteousness as the waves of the sea: 48:19 Thy seed also had been as the sand, and the offspring of thy bowels like the gravel thereof; his name should not have been cut off nor destroyed from before me.
Jesus Christ commands Babylon the Great [the New Europe] to correct spiritual and physical Israel!
When we have sincerely repented; Jesus Christ will deliver his people out of the hand of those who oppress them!
The repentant will rejoice greatly at their deliverance and will receive their Messiah with songs of rejoicing!
48:20 Go ye [out of Babylon] forth of Babylon, flee [escape] ye from the Chaldeans, with a voice of singing declare ye, tell this, utter it even to the end of the earth; say ye, The LORD hath redeemed his servant Jacob.
The waters flowing from the rock in the wilderness were a type of the waters of the Holy Spirit which flow from the ROCK of our Salvation, Jesus Christ.
48:21 And they thirsted not when he led them through the deserts: he caused the waters to flow out of the rock for them: he clave the rock also, and the waters gushed out.
The unrepentant shall reap their own destruction
48:22 There is no peace, saith the LORD, unto the wicked.