The Lord said His people are destroyed for lack of knowledge. Translation: Get some knowledge, my people! If the Lord tells you you’re being destroyed for lack of knowledge, that means He wants you to get some knowledge ASAP before it is too late for your mortal and immortal body. But the big question is, if there is a lack of knowledge that’s destroying us, who created that “lack” in the first place? Since Satan is the father of destruction, it would be natural to stop there and say Satan is the one destroying us through depriving us of certain key knowledge. But keep in mind that all spirit beings are bound by a law of divine order that says that in the realm of man, spirits must have willing human partners to carry out a strategy or agenda. So the question is, who exactly is helping Satan deprive us of knowledge and how exactly are they doing it? The answer to this question points directly to why God had to commission the Two Witnesses to fill that void with the knowledge of the truth…
Certainly the world is blind to the purpose of the Two Witnesses of Revelation 11, much less surprisingly even many in the Church. But before we delve into their purpose, let’s quickly dismiss some falsehoods. The Two witnesses are not some vague abstract notions or concepts. They will be real, literal human beings. And they have not already come and gone in the past; they are not literally Moses and Elijah, or any other pair of great men and women of God. Moses and Elijah already fulfilled their respective missions long ago and are in God’s hands now. So let’s be careful not to be too lazy to where we force our own notions into very important prophetic matters. (Moses and Elijah are prototypes of the Two Witnesses, and their stories provide some background on what we can expect from the Two Witnesses).
Without going into too much detail about every aspect of the Two Witnesses, let’s instead focus on their mission. Revelation 11 says they are to “prophesy” and “give testimony” for 3.5 years. So the questions become:
1. What are they prophesying about?
2. What are they giving a testimony about?
3. Why do they need supernatural powers to punish their enemies?
4. Why does the Lord want them to start and end their mission in Jerusalem of all cities?
Before we answer those questions, let’s quickly establish some basics about these two important end-time prophets of God. The Bible makes it clear that to execute justice regarding serious crimes, society needs two witnesses. So it is logical that the Lord chose to have two witnesses to establish His justice against the crimes of the entire earth throughout history. Throughout the Bible, you’ll find several spiritually important beings or concepts that come in twos: Moses had Aaron, Elijah had Elisha, Sarah and Hagar, etc. So having two witnesses for a legal proceeding also follows God’s law of divine order.
Now back to our first two questions regarding “prophesy” and “give testimony.” Prophesy looks forward to the future, speaking about it on behalf of divine revelation from God. Providing a testimony is to speak on things that happened in the past. Some people confuse the contextual meaning of “testimony” here, as if this were the case of testifying in church to what the Lord has done for us. No, a church testimony would not be a reason for the world’s leaders to lead the nations to want to kill the Two Witnesses. The kind of testimony the Lord is most likely referring to is providing testimony as to the truth about what’s really going on behind closed doors in high circles of power on earth.
Because the world’s media, especially in the West, has conditioned people to eschew any conspiracy theory that deviates from the narrative provided in teleprompted scripts to journalists who are news readers, many people are ashamed to be different and think independently. They willingly force themselves to believe the mainstream media so that they fit in and look normal. Thus, the media defines what normal is. Every trend on earth, including fashion and pop trends, are not random acts, but carefully orchestrated schemes to herd us into accepting evolving definitions of normalcy. This is part of how we are destroyed for lack of knowledge.
So imagine a world where two unusual fellows in Jerusalem, the current city that Satan has targeted for his throne, are confirming many wild conspiracy theories about the true identity of the various beasts of Revelation as well as the Harlot of Revelation 17? How the United States, Europe, Israel, and other powerful nations are slowly trying to lock up knowledge from the rest of us in their attempt to monopolize all of the food, water, and natural resources of the earth, in order to force us to bow to their version of messiah, even to the point of committing the ultimate blasphemy by recreating the Holy of Holies in the next Temple and tricking the nations to worship this monstrosity? They have already declared “Top Secret” some advanced technology discovered by great thinkers and inventors like Tesla and others in order to then be able to cause supernatural signs in the skies to trick mankind into believing their false messiah is the true messiah by their trickery and use of classified technology.
This is why some technologies never become public. Just look at earthquake technology. When Tesla implied over 100 years ago that man can cause earthquakes, he was publicly ridiculed to silence him, but in the 1940s when he died, the U.S. government raided his hotel room and took his research papers and they have been classified ever since. But just this year, April 2015, credible scientists have confirmed that man can indeed cause earthquakes, albeit through a greedy technology called “fracking.” But this is just a small example of the many truths that have been sealed from most humans, and the Two Witnesses will testify to ALL secrets that evil men at the top have kept from most of humanity.
The truth behind the group of men who have caused hunger and poverty to most of humanity will be exposed.
The truth about the greed behind banking and big business will be exposed.
The truth behind politics and diplomacy, including all of the false peace agreements in the Middle East, will be exposed.
All of these secrets being revealed will cause panic in the world markets and will have an impact on diplomatic relations that will be hundreds of times worse than what WikiLeaks and Ed Snowden combined have caused. The Two Witnesses will be emboldened to spill the secrets of everything in history, including the REAL causes of the demonic World Wars and all wars since the Romans crushed Masada in 70AD. Once every nation hears these truths, it will spark riots and rebellions against established governments. The super wealthy families who run the world’s riches (part of the Harlot system) will be livid beyond your imagination, and will demand that their government puppets stop these Two Witnesses by any means necessary.
Think about it: in order for the truth to get out to the world, it would take divine teachers with supernatural capabilities. Regular humans have tried to expose the truth, but either they were labelled crazy or were easily assassinated, made to disappear without a trace. Satan’s human agents have perfected assassination and slander to such an extent that it is very, very difficult for the truth to get out these days. So the Lord had to grant the Two Witnesses special, supernatural powers to stop the world’s leaders from killing them, at least for 3.5 years.
Wow, so it will take about 3.5 years for the truth about the world’s beast and harlot systems to be exposed. That’s how much lack of knowledge we have, that it takes those many years to teach us the truth. Once all of this truth comes out during this 3.5 year period, then the Gentiles will be furious at what’s going on in Jerusalem and will seek to destroy it, which is part of the prophecy of the Two Witnesses, which was already alluded to in Revelation when it talks about the Gentiles trampling the outer temple and the kings of the East crossing the Euphrates. This is why Revelation 11 starts off instructing John to measure the Temple. (If you’re paying attention, the kings of the East are forming now as China and Russia, tiring of the deceptions in the West, are leading bold new alliances to rival those of the West).
The world will both (a) rejoice at the Two Witnesses being killed but will also (b) be very angry at the corrupt leaders of this world who led them astray and helped Satan visit such misery in the realm of mankind. They will rejoice because the extremely long and widespread drought ( no global warming theory here) caused by lack of rainfall will lead to hunger, deep drops in world markets, insanely high unemployment and hyperinflation, and lawlessness in the streets as desperate people look for food and water anywhere, and will kill others to get theirs. But the stoppage of rainfall that the two Witnesses cause is not the result of the Two Witnesses, but of the extreme sin of man, particularly the leaders of this world who have aligned themselves with Satan (Jesus called them the children of Satan). They will rejoice because the numerous plagues and diseases (outbreaks worse than any so far) will overwhelm the healthcare systems of the world, causing deaths not only due to disease but due to lack of responsive care. Human productivity will shrink considerably, causing world wealth to drop steeply, suicides rampant. Imagine the ugly domino effect of the devastating power of the Two Witnesses, but the outcome is not their fault, but our fault for allowing sin to fester and grow like the yeast of the Pharisees that Jesus Christ warned us about. Satan’s human partners in the Beast and Harlot systems only get wealthy through the prevalence of sin and hate.
Yes, although the Two Witnesses will be killed and given the ultimate dishonor of no burial, their sacrifice will not be for nothing. Their testimony will live on in the prophesy, that the world will wake up to the evil ones in this world at the 3.5 year mark, in the middle of the prophetic week. We always knew the truth was out there, and finally, the Two Witnesses sacrificed their lives for truth to live! This will change everything. The so-called New World Order will be exposed as Old World Satan, and people will finally rise up against those “robbers” spoken of in Daniel. The Beast will then hate the Harlot, the Great Whore of Babylon, and those 10 Kings will destroy her suddenly in an hour.
Finally, why did the Lord pick Jerusalem for the Two Witnesses to be based? Well Jesus Christ Himself told us exactly why in Luke 13:33, it is not possible for any prophet to die outside Jerusalem:
33 Nevertheless I must walk to day, and to morrow, and the day following: for it cannot be that a prophet perish out of Jerusalem. 34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which killest the prophets, and stonest them that are sent unto thee; how often would I have gathered thy children together, as a hen doth gather her brood under her wings, and ye would not! 35 Behold, your house is left unto you desolate: and verily I say unto you, Ye shall not see me, until the time come when ye shall say, Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord.
“Jerusalem, Jerusalem, who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her!”
So as you see, once again, as in the days of the Israelites and later the Pharisee-Sadducee system, the leading movers and shakers in Jerusalem killed those servants of the Lord who represented a threat to their now millennia old plot to rule the world in partnership with Satan. Notice the last sentence; once the Two Witnesses prophesy and provide their testimony about the truth of the evil in this world, the leaders of the Rebellious House of Jerusalem aka Sodom and Egypt will not exactly be saying anything positive about the name of the Lord, which is Jesus Christ. The Two Witnesses will be sent to testify against them for yet again plunging the world in darkness through their schemes for unheard of riches at the expense of everyone else. The Two Witnesses’ testimony will usher in an era of worldwide hatred for Jerusalem that will lead them to send their armies against Her, where the resulting blood flow will be so high that it comes up to the belly of a tall horse.
May the world, especially the sleeping American Church, heed these words and repent, giving themselves to the Lord and embracing the wonderful future He has in store for each of us, which is to give us each a workspace to express our creativity much like He expressed His creative power (we are made in the image of the Lord and His Son, our big brother). Amen, and God bless you and your families.