The Three Angels' Message


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The message of the Three Angels is a prophecy of a great revival and reformation. The prophetic fulfillment began as an outgrowth of the Great Awakening of the first half of the nineteenth Century, which climaxed with the Millerite Revival of 1831-1844. This revival ended with the Great Disappointment of October 22, 1844.

A remnant of those believers continued with the message and formed the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Seventh-day Adventist Church is proclaiming this message in the time of the end leading to the end of time.

6 And I saw another angel fly in the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel to preach unto them that dwell on the earth, and to every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people,
7 Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.

8 And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.

9 And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand,
10 The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
11 And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.

12 Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
Revelation 14:6-12

The first angel gives, in a loud voice, a message warning of impending judgment. The end of the world is coming. Time has come for the judgment of the dead. When this event ends, the judgment of the living will begin and the end will soon come.

18 And the nations were angry, and thy wrath is come, and the time of the dead, that they should be judged, and that thou shouldest give reward unto thy servants the prophets, and to the saints, and them that fear thy name, small and great; and shouldest destroy them which destroy the earth.
Revelation 11:18

The message of the second angel warns of the apostasy of Babylon. Notice how, unlike the first and third angel, the second angel does not give his message in a loud voice. We will see this is significant. The implication of this message is we need to leave these apostasies. We have not seen and forsaken all the apostasies. The message clearly states the power and identity of Babylon.

1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many waters:
2 With whom the kings of the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been made drunk with the wine of her fornication.
3 So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full of names of blasphemy, having seven heads and ten horns.
4 And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:
5 And upon her forehead was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.
Revelation 17:1-5

The message of the third angel is also a loud voice with a severe warning of judgment. The angel specially targets this message to those who follow the beast, Babylon, and the image to the beast.

14 And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.
15 And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.
16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
Revelation 13:14-16
The declaration of the Three Angels' Message is more thoroughly covered on the Time of the End (TOE 01.1/6) YouTube video website. There is a need for a reviving of the Three Angels' Message. The proclamation has become weak. Many have diluted the first angel's message to "Fear God!" to just showing love or reverence to God. While this is true, we must not forget judgment is coming. There is truly a valid reason to fear if your heart is not right with God. We have not fully heeded the warning of the fallen nature of Babylon and her power to corrupt.

The church has become complacent and has not continued its original zeal to grow into all truth. God, who knows the future and all things, described the church at this time as the Laodicean church of Revelation 3:14-22.

The Great Tree of Apostasy

I think of the "Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil" as an analogy of the apostasies of the Catholic Church of Rome. The Protestant Reformers fought against the great tree of apostasies beginning at the leaves and branches. With the passing of each reformer, his followers stagnated at the level to which they had been led. Later reformers went further in reform beginning at the point of the last reformer.

Do not fault the earlier reformers for failing to advance farther than they did. In hindsight, we see the truths, which have now been revealed and restored. Each reformer advanced as far as they could be led in their time. Even the Messiah was limited in what He told the disciples. The Holy Spirit would later add to His words.

12 I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.
13 Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come.
John 16:12-13

Ellen White and other Bible leaders, which banded together out of the Millerite Advent movement of 1844 to create the Seventh-day Adventist Church, reached the trunk of the great tree of apostasy. The sunrise came for the time of the end. The restoration of the weekly seventh day Sabbath was a great stride forward. They called their message The Three Angels' Message after the three angels of Revelation 14. The Adventists also stagnated at the level to which their early reform leaders led them.

The Third Elijah Message reaches the root of the great tree of apostasy. The restoration of the yearly Sabbaths and the statutes of God's law prepares the 144,000 for the final perfection of the saints and the establishment of God's kingdom in the hearts of His people on earth. The first light for the end of time is dawning. The Third Elijah Message is now giving the final call of warning to the Church. Soon the Holy Spirit will spread this message to the whole world. The sunrise will soon occur for the end of time.

The Fourth Angel's Message is the last message to the whole world. 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. Those in the church of the Three Angels' Message who hear and follow the Third Elijah Message will go forth to the world proclaiming the Fourth Angel's Message. The message establishes the spiritual kingdom of God's righteousness among His people on earth.

Then the kingdoms of this world are laid waste. (See Daniel 2:44-45.) His righteous people establish the kingdom of God on earth in their hearts. Then the righteous go to heaven to review the judgment as the earth rests for a thousand years. After this comes the final execution of the judgment against the wicked.

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