Bringing Dagon down
1 Samuel 5:3 -
And when they of Ashdod arose early on the morrow, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the earth before the ark of the LORD. And they took Dagon, and set him in his place again.
Dagon was the principle god of the Philistines. It had top half the body of a man (a king) and the lower half the body of a fish. The word dag means fish. This god was a god of the seas. There were and are various versions or forms of Dagon. The Syrians had a female version of Dagon with the upper half body of a female. Similarly the Greeks and others had similar avatars of this amphibious god. Even the Hindus have an god equivalent of Dagon. Vishnu's first incarnation was Matsya the fish and they have a picture of Vishnu and the lower part the fish Matsya, same as Dagon.
Like Ashtoreth this god has also been part, parcel tagging alone with the Israelites / Jews throughout Biblical records.
The Temple Samson bought down was of Dagon. When Jonah went to Nineveh, when he came out of the fish's mouth they thought him to be Dagon therefore did not harm him and immediately abided to what he said since they were worshippers of Dagon. For them it was their god telling them about a God greater than him, they thus repented from their evil ways. They were among the most brutal races in Biblical history. They would skin people alive and perform child sacrifice for their god Dagon.
This god is the god or ruler of the seas and in the Bible 'sea' symbolizes people. Stephen accused the Jews of worshipping Moloch and Remphan. Moloch means king and Remphan means star, the Old Testament does not record the Israelites worshipping these gods in the desert or otherwise yet Stephen accuses them of doing so.
Stephen was not wrong. They were symbolic worshiping these gods and not them as an idol but by the things they did. Other than the god of fertility (they did this by a calf this was equivalent to star / Remphan) they also worshipped Moses as their god (Moloch). That is why they killed Stephen after they accused him of blasphemy against Moses and then God. Moses was before God for them and blasphemy can be done only God and against a human. So by their accusing blasphemy against Moses they proved they worshipped Moses. That is why even thou they never understood the words of Moses yet they followed it to the letter, blindly. That is also why God hid the body of Moses when Moses died.
In the book of Revelation (chp 17 & 18) we see the Mystery Babylon, The Mother of Harlots rules over all the nations and the leaders of the nations are subjected to her. Later the Lord causes her to be bought down.
In today's message we read the first time the god Dagon fell before the Ark the people picked it up and made it stand again. The second time Dagon did not just fall but it was beheaded.
The Lord is telling us the Mystery Babylon when it fell in 1500AD it stood up again and continued its whoredom with the things precious to God. This time again this Babylon will fall and this time it will not be able to stand again for first its head would be separated from its body.
Today we read the leader of this false church is being loved by all and the Times magazine had its cover picture of him as a person loved by the nations. If people understand Catholicism they will know it stand on 3 pillars, one is scriptures and the other two are traditions and church authority. The latter is over the prior. Traditions overrule scriptures; that is why we find the loaf of bread which Jesus broke was replaced with wafer in 1200AD, was called Eucharist and this was made a tradition. Why did they want to replace bread with wafer and make it a tradition and then clam it came from the Apostles is a mystery. We also see the Pope has authority to change scriptures and also make, remove or change traditions. We see they changed the Ten Commandments erasing the second and splitting the last into two. We also read of how the Popes are adding, removing and changing traditions.
What we see this Pope is doing now is unthinkable by traditional orthodox Catholics. This Pope is shuffling the authority and making changes in the rights of the Cardinals; the power house of the Catholic Church and no one messes with them and remains. We have seen before Popes who tried that were killed or over thrown. These were done in the dark ages when people would kill and get away, but in this modern age one cannot think of doing such a thing and that too to a spiritual leader and getting away with it.
So we will soon see something great like a volcano coming out this deep bubbling mountain. And that eruption will cause this Mystery Babylon to fall once again and this time the head will be knocked out.
[ Prayer Starter ]
Lord we are during the greatest time when the Mystery Babylon will fall and the blood of the martyrs revenged. We are at the time when all the denominations will come together and come together with one mind and one understanding let by one Shepherd and that Shepherd is not a man but You. Lord we pray You be gloried and claim the harvest that comes due to the fall of this false Church...
This prayer we make in Jesus' Name, Amen.
[ Reference ]
1 Samuel 5:2-7
2 When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.
3 And when they of Ashdod arose early on the morrow, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the earth before the ark of the LORD. And they took Dagon, and set him in his place again.
4 And when they arose early on the morrow morning, behold, Dagon was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the LORD; and the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the threshold; only the stump of Dagon was left to him.
5 Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into Dagon's house, tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod unto this day.
6 But the hand of the LORD was heavy upon them of Ashdod, and he destroyed them, and smote them with emerods, even Ashdod and the coasts thereof.
7 And when the men of Ashdod saw that it was so, they said, The ark of the God of Israel shall not abide with us: for his hand is sore upon us, and upon Dagon our god.
39 To whom our fathers would not obey, but thrust him from them, and in their hearts turned back again into Egypt,
40 Saying unto Aaron, Make us gods to go before us: for as for this Moses, which brought us out of the land of Egypt, we wot not what is become of him.
41 And they made a calf in those days, and offered sacrifice unto the idol, and rejoiced in the works of their own hands.
42 Then God turned, and gave them up to worship the host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, O ye house of Israel, have ye offered to me slain beasts and sacrifices by the space of forty years in the wilderness?
43 Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them: and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.
Acts 7:11 - Then they suborned men, which said, We have heard him speak blasphemous words against Moses, and against God.
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.
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.
5 For her sins have reached unto heaven, and God hath remembered her iniquities.
6 Reward her even as she rewarded you, and double unto her double according to her works: in the cup which she hath filled fill to her double.
7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
8 Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her.
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