I’m going to start by giving the reader a bit of personal history going clear back to 2008 and the presidential election. I remember listening to a talk given by Cleon Skousen where he mentioned Rev. 13 and the 42 months. Let’s read three verses:
5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.
6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.
7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
Because the election was underway and Obama was on TV and in the news, I wondered if the phrase “there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies” might apply. Of course, I needed to wait and see if he would go on to fulfill all of the other conditions which John mentions. It was later that I discovered that Daniel had said something very similar in chapter 7, we read:
25 And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.
26 But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end.
Can you see the obvious common threads here?
John says, “there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies”.
Daniel says, “he shall speak great words against the most High”.
John says, “it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them”.
Daniel says, he “shall wear out the saints of the most High”.
John says, “and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.”
Daniel says, “and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.” (42 months)
John says something that Daniel does not, “and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations” showing that he is a globalist. Is Obama a globalist?
Daniel says something that John does not, “But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end” showing us that when “the judgment shall sit” or when “the Ancient of days” or Adam comes “the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High”. (verse 27) This, of course, is a reference to the meeting which shall soon unfold at Adam Ondi Ahman.
One very important point that we want to stress here is that the trial of the saints, whatever it may be, (we’ll get to that in a moment) brings us to the tipping point. In the end, “He” has just 3 1/2 years or 42 months to do his thing because “the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy”.
This is why I say that Latter-Day Saints especially need to understand what this is all about. This person is a globalist and so his deeds affect people everywhere but it’s only the Lord’s elect who are invited to gather to Adam Ondi Ahman and witness the coming of the Bridegroom, which saves them form so much of the destruction and carnage which shall follow! Daniel connects for us the 42 months and the events to unfold when “the judgment shall sit”, he does this for the edification and benefit of the Latter Day Saints!
So I’ve been watching this situation develop now for over ten years, here are a few points to consider…
As stated above, John says, “there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies”. If you were John and wanted to describe Obama, wouldn’t you mention his oratorical ability and his power to persuade and corrupt?
Daniel says, “he shall… think to change times and laws”. Do you remember what the theme of Obama’s first presidential campaign was? It was “Change”! And looking retrospectively, we know he wanted to change the “laws” or corrupt the system, misconstrue and disavow the constitution and bring us more fully under the powers of globalism, right?
John says, “and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.” So this individual was not only to achieve great power but would “continue forty and two months”. You can only “continue” something that you had previously commenced, right? I waited for several years knowing that this “continue” thing was going to unfold in the fall of 2016, though I did not know exactly what it would look like but I always knew that Obama would not just step aside as was the tradition and he surely hasn’t disappointed in that respect.
How can he step aside, how can he or any of the cascade of co-conspirators, those who are up to there necks in corruption and treasonous acts just step aside? If they ultimately fail and justice prevails, they are all going to be toast, right?
So what is the 42 months all about and how would we characterize it? I think Daniel gave us the key when he said, “And he shall… think to change times and laws”! The 42 months is the final push of the globalists, it’s their final desperate attempt to throw out the constitution and the rule of law here in America. Likewise, they are doing all they can to maintain their power in the EU by attempting to stifle Brexit by any means possible. The unvarnished truth is that the globalist elite doesn’t care how un-democratic and lawless they have to be to accomplish their objective, it’s just whatever it takes, right?
In the end, globalism is a Satanic counterfeit of Christ’s soon to come millennial kingdom and the 42 months serves as a prophetic countdown to its demise. Have you noticed the similarities between the globalist agenda and the King men of the Book of Mormon? They just refuse to be bound by the vote or the voice of the people!
This ongoing conflict between freedom and the globalist elite escalated to what we might call fever pitch back in the fall of 2016, just as I knew it would and this is when I believe the 42 months began. With the failure of their corrupt globalist candidate and the election of Donald Trump, the globalist abandoned any pretense that they believe in or are supportive of any kind of democratic process. Further, with the exposure of the globalist’s agenda worldwide, we see a great awakening of people all around the globe and with the awakening, we see a great division and the choosing of sides.
On the one hand, we have those who care for freedom, liberty, agency and the rights of the people. On the other hand, we have those who are anti-free agency, anti-freedom, anti-constitution, anti-borders, and anti-Christ. When the Lord comes, the line separating the sheep and the goats will be very sharply drawn!
Now, this whole idea that the wicked would eventually pull out all the stops in their attempts to gain ultimate power was understood by more than just Daniel and John. Modern-day prophets have understood it as well.
Ezra Taft Benson didn’t label this conflict as “the 42 months”, but he did understand what would happen and where this would all lead, said he:
“if the gentiles on this land reject the word of God and conspire to overthrow liberty and the Constitution, then their doom is fixed, and they “. . . shall be cut off from among my people who are of the covenant”. (1 Nephi 14:6; 3 Nephi 21:11, 14, 21; D&C 84:114-115, 117)
“The great destructive force which was to be turned loose on the earth and which the prophets for centuries have been calling the “abomination of desolation” is vividly described by those who saw it in vision. Ours is the first generation to realize how literally these prophecies can be fulfilled now that God, through science, has unlocked the secret to thermonuclear reaction.’
“In the light of these prophecies there should be no doubt in the mind of any priesthood holder that the human family is headed for trouble. There are rugged days ahead. It is time for every man who wishes to do his duty to get himself prepared—physically, spiritually, and psychologically—for the task which may come at any time, as suddenly as the whirlwind”…. (Oct. general conference, 1961)
Nephi saw the fiery nature of the “abomination of desolation” as well, he reveals that it is a plot to destroy the righteous and says “they shall fall into the pit which they digged to ensnare the people of the Lord”. In 1 Nephi 22 we read:
14 And every nation which shall war against thee, O house of Israel, shall be turned one against another, and they shall fall into the pit which they digged to ensnare the people of the Lord. And all that fight against Zion shall be destroyed, and that great whore, who hath perverted the right ways of the Lord, yea, that great and abominable church, shall tumble to the dust and great shall be the fall of it.
15 For behold, saith the prophet, the time cometh speedily that Satan shall have no more power over the hearts of the children of men; for the day soon cometh that all the proud and they who do wickedly shall be as stubble; and the day cometh that they must be burned.
16 For the time soon cometh that the fulness of the wrath of God shall be poured out upon all the children of men; for he will not suffer that the wicked shall destroy the righteous.
17 Wherefore, he will preserve the righteous by his power, even if it so be that the fulness of his wrath must come, and the righteous be preserved, even unto the destruction of their enemies by fire. Wherefore, the righteous need not fear; for thus saith the prophet, they shall be saved, even if it so be as by fire.
18 Behold, my brethren, I say unto you, that these things must shortly come; yea, even blood, and fire, and vapor of smoke must come; and it must needs be upon the face of this earth; and it cometh unto men according to the flesh if it so be that they will harden their hearts against the Holy One of Israel.
The 42 months is the best scriptural evidence we have as to exactly when the abomination of desolation will unfold, provided that we recognize when it begins. And shortly after it occurs, the saints will trek back to Zion and Christ will make his appearance to them as the Bridegroom. In Daniel chapter 12 we get yet another view of the circumstances surrounding the 42 months and the abomination of desolation, Daniel says:
1 And at that time shall Michael stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people: and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book…
5 ¶ Then I Daniel looked, and, behold, there stood other two, the one on this side of the bank of the river, and the other on that side of the bank of the river.
6 And one said to the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?
7 And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth forever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.
So associated with a time when Michael (Adam) shall “stand up… for the children of thy people… there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time” and it is at this unprecedented “time of trouble” that “thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book”.
Of course, Daniel wants us to know what the sign will be when “thy people shall be delivered” and he makes it quite clear. There are three messengers that appear to him, he says, “there stood other two, the one on this side of the bank of the river, and the other on that side of the bank of the river”. One of those who “stood” on “the bank of the river” asks a question of the third messenger or “the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river” and the question is, “How long shall it be to the end of these wonders?” The answer given points us once again to the 42 months which serves as a countdown. Daniel says:
“he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished.”
So, when the globalist manage to “scatter the power of the holy people” via a destructive force that will bring on “a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even to that same time”, the whole thing will backfire according to Nephi for “they shall fall into the pit which they digged to ensnare the people of the Lord… for thus saith the prophet, they shall be saved, even if it so be as by fire.”
Now, let me be perfectly clear about this, if we are in the 42 months and have been since the fall of 2016, the abomination of desolation should unfold in the spring of 2020 and given the fact that President Nelson just announced that we are going to have a “unique… memorable” and “unforgettable” general conference next spring, it should give us pause, to say the least.
Now, I’m going to say that anyone who is paying the least little bit of attention to what’s going on in the world can easily see that the gentiles are seeking to “overthrow liberty and the Constitution” as Ezra Taft Benson said they would, and that it can’t be long before “their doom is fixed, and they “. . . shall be cut off from among my people who are of the covenant”. Realistically it could come at any time, right?
However, it’s not going to come at just any time, it’s going to come in the Lord’s time, which according to Daniel and John is going to be at the end of the 42 months.
As I said at the beginning of this post, I’ve seen this coming for quite a long time and I’ve written about the 42 months on many occasions but this will be the first time where I’ve named names and posted it on my blog. It is hoped that I’ve presented the material in a manner that is simple and straight forward enough that all can grasp what I’m saying.
Change is in the air and great things are coming, while in Rome Italy President Nelson said:
“This is a hinge point in the history of the Church. Things are going to move forward at an accelerated pace of which this is a part. We think the Church is an old Church. It’s 189 years old. But it’s only the beginning. Just project out what the next future will be and the Church is going to have an unprecedented future. Unparalleled. We’re just building up to what’s ahead now.”
And did you notice what Elder Quentin L. Cook said in conference:
“These efforts, together with those announced during the last two years, are not isolated changes. Each of the adjustments is an integral part of an interlocking pattern to bless the Saints and prepare them to meet God.”
You, of course, are free to draw your own conclusions…
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