The American Wisdom Series

Pamphlet #1037

"The Seal Of God in Your Forehead"

Rev. 7:1
And after these things I saw four angels standing on the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, nor on the sea, nor on any tree.

Remember where John is when he sees these things?
He was taken in spirit to the Day of the Lord,
the first day of the millennium,
and then he was called up to heaven
and has been witnessing the unveiling
of the Seals by the Lamb of God.

John has just seen the 6th Seal unveiled and now,
after that,
he sees four angels (the number 4 denotes "earth" in Biblical numerics)
standing on the four corners of the earth.

This simply means that what is about to be said
concerns the entire world,
all four quadrants which make up the whole.

The four angels are holding back the "four winds"
that they should not blow, i.e.
they are stopping their action.

What does that mean?
Well, every time the "four winds" are spoken of
they are always connected with the final events,
the consummation of this earth age.
You can read of them in Ezek. 37 and in Daniel 7 as well.

So Rev. 7:1 is simple.
John saw that there is a holding pattern
concerning the final events of this earth age
which are about to befall us.

And I am sure there must be a very good reason why,
and I am sure we will find out because Christ has foretold all things, remember?

[2] And I saw another angel ascending from the east, having the seal of the living God: and he cried with a loud voice to the four angels, to whom it was given to hurt the earth and the sea,
Who is this angel ascending from the east
having the seal of the living God?
It is the angel of the 7th Seal,
containing the 7 Trumps, saying
"Hold it right there!"
[3] Saying, Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees, till we have sealed the servants of our God in their foreheads.
Aha! I knew it.
There's the answer.
There is a VERY IMPORTANT job that must be done
before the four winds are released upon the earth
and the final trumpets blow.

The "servants" of the living God
must have the "seal" of the living God
placed "in their foreheads".

I heard once that people are going to have
the "mark of the beast" stamped,
maybe even implanted, on their foreheads,
which I was told was the number 666.

Someone suggested that it might even be done
in Roman numerals like VI VI VI
which looks an awful lot like maybe a bar code,
doesn't it?
It might even be a computer chip.

If you have eyes to see and ears to hear
you may be chuckling over such complete and utter nonsense.
However, books and tapes
and lectures and discussions
and guesses like the one just illustrated here
as to what is the "mark of the beast"
are prevalent everywhere.

And it would be funny if it weren't so sad.

We have already learned that the Seal of God is His Word.
And we are expected to know from common sense
or grade school anatomy class that our brains,
or shall we say our minds, reside in our foreheads.

So to have the Seal of God in our forehead
is simply to have the Word of God in our mind,
i.e. to have an understanding of God's Word,
of His overall plan of salvation,
to even understand the Seals themselves if you will.

It is interesting that the Greek word for "sealed" is sphragizo
which means to preserve or mark for security.


Read this verse:

Rev. 9:4
And it was commanded them that they should not hurt the grass of the earth,
neither any green thing, neither any tree;
but only those men which have not the seal of God in their foreheads.
When those four winds are released
and the hurtin' comes upon the earth,
look who is protected;
only those with the Seal of God in their foreheads,
those who understand the Word of God.

If you DO NOT have the Seal of God in your forehead,
then you will have the Seal of Satan in your forehead,
the mark of the beast, i.e. Satan's word,
which is garbage, deception,
and will lead you to the spiritual crematorium because you are "marked" for hurtin'!

It is really very simple.
You either belong to Christ,
the Son of God,
and have His Word,
His seal in your mind,


the son of perdition,
and have his word,
his seal (mark) in your mind.

So we know what the Seal of God is (His truth)

You could ask yourself these questions;
"Am I a sealer or a sealee?"
I.e. "Do I have eyes to see and ears to hear?"

If you do,
then you are servant of the Most High God.

How blessed you are!

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