The Devil in the Tribulation or 70th Week of Daniel

Lack of Repentance of Many in the 1st Half of the Tribulation Shown by Sins Including Worshipping the Work of Their Hands Including Possibly Human Clones and Intelligent Robots from Revelation 9

Although God intended the judgment of the 200,000,000 strong army of demons to break people from their sins and self sufficiency and compel them to turn to God and Jesus, unfortunately many of these sinful people in the tribulation will fail to respond positively to God from this discipline and will harden their hards to God. In verse 20 it says they repented not of the work of their hands that they should not worship devils (demons or evil spirits). While the work of their hands probably refers partly to verse 21 to the idols people won't repent from worshipping with which demons are associated through people using the idols to be images of the spirits or gods that they pray to which are actually demons this is not the whole likely meaning of verse 20. Although the technology hasn't yet been fully realized, it is getting very close to being developed both for human (reproductive) cloning and human appearance resembling robots with artificial intelligence with other types of human cloning in non reproductive ways and reproductive cloning of some animals having achieved including Dolly the Sheep in 1997 and about a year or two the first cloned cat "Copy Cat" and in August 2005 the first cloned dog Snuppy among others. Also there are continuing developments in artificial intelligence with computers and increasingly human resembling and similiarly functioning robots with more talk of combining these technologies into a truly humanlike robot. However both human clones that could have already been achieved by some extreme groups like the cult the Raelians on their website although this is somewhat doubtful and intelligent robots are not God's will, and are counterfeits and distortions of God's greatest creation of humans that are made in His image as in Genesis 1. Possibly to show God's disapproval of human clones that are made instead of a male sperm fertilizing an egg from a female are made by an egg from a human female with the nucleus removed joined with a cell from the individual desired to be cloned and then fused together and given impetus to grow and multiply by a zap of electric energy God might not allow a Godlike spirit to be associated with these cloned humans and this could make it easier for demons to indwell and possess these cloned humans. The same could likely be true of intelligent robots that of course are not even biological. Both these human clones and intelligent robots by some people now are and probably in the tribulation when they are more fully achieved by many more people then will be worshipped as a great achievement of technology or the work of man's hands but that God will be trying to get man to repent of by the judgments of the tribulation especially the 200,000,000 demon army. God will also be urging people of aboriginal religions, Buddhists, Hindus, New Agers and others who worship idols of gold, silver, brass, stone and wood to repent of and destroy these idols and realize that by themselves these are powerless as compared to the Almighty true and living God of the Bible of which the Lord Jesus Christ had the fullness of fully indwelling in Him when he appeared on Earth to man 2000 years ago. The recent devastation caused by hurricane Katrina in New Orleans and other places in Lousiana and Mississippi and neighbouring areas and the thefts, rapes and shooting and murders caused by some trying to take advantage of the chaos left by the flooding and in some chaos related to drug addiction although more but still not fully acceptable for people desparate for food, water or other neccessities are a limited preview of what will likely be the situation and behaviour of people to an even fuller extent worldwide on earth in the tribulation. God will also try to get people to repent of these murders, sorceries, fornication (premarital sex, homosexuality and lesbianism or, adultery) or thefts but sadly many will harden their hearts to God's discipline through the 200,000,000 demon army and other plagues. Reader are you still a follower of Buddhism, Hinduism, aboriginal religions, the New Age or paganism, witchcraft (wicca) or Satanism and still worship idols or have committed or still commit murder, sorceries (drug addiction or witchcraft or Satanism or other occult actions in the New Age, Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism or aboriginal religions, or fornication (pre-marital sex (and adultery) or homosexuality or lesbianism) or thefts. This sorcery, fornication, idolatry and other sins are probably a main part of what Satan or Lucifer in the serpent tempted Adam and Eve with in the fruit of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil in the Garden of Eden and that Eve among other things found desirable to make one wise when Satan said this forbidden fruit could make her as gods knowing good and evil. If you haven't trusted in the Lord Jesus Christ and asked his forgiveness by his blood of God in the flesh who died on the cross for you (and me) and all other people and all our sins I urge you to do this as soon as possible and then by God's strength through Jesus and His Holy Spirit turn from these sins and the live a new fulfilling life in the power of His resurrection life in the Lord Jesus Christ who rose from the dead to give us this new life. I urge you to do all this as soon as possible and certainly before the rapture and following tribulation so you don't have to face these drastic measures of God in Revelation 9 to get people to repent of these sins. The scripture reference in Revelation 9 of God trying to get people to repent of these sins or worshipping the work of their hands or these other sins with most people then not responding but hardening their hearts is as follows:

Scripture Reference from Revelation 9 of God Urging People to Repent of Worshipping the Work of Their Hands Possibly Human Cloning and Intelligent Robots as Well as Idols and Images and Other Sins but Met With Hardened Hearts

And the rest of the men which were not killed by these plagues yet repented not of the works of their hands, that they should not worship devils (demons), and idols of gold, and silver, and brass, and stone, and of wood: which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk: Neither repented they or their murders, nor of their sorceries, nor of their fornication, nor of their thefts. Revelation 9:20-21

The Devil and His Angels (Demons) Cast Out of Heaven to Earth Possibly Will Be Mistaken by Earth Dwellers as an Alien Invasion from Revelation 12

In Revelation 12 there is a monumental scene in heaven that will occur half way through the seven year tribulation that will occur on earth. In this scene in heaven there is a full-scale war between Michael and his angels (the good or holy angels) and the dragon (Satan the devil) and his angels (the demons or evil angels or fallen angels). As is pointed out in various passages in the Bible, the devil and other demons still have access to God in heaven after their fall but this isn't their regular home or residence any more but that is probably in the space around earth that the Bible calls in the New Testament the air but is perhaps in another spiritual dimension. This might be why UFOs etc. seem to come out of nowhere that appear in our skies as they are probably demonic manifestations if they can't be explained by more mundane natural or man-made objects or phenomena. Anyway in this war in heaven which is in the third heaven around God's throne, the devil and his angels will lose and then be cast down to earth. I don't know how visible this will be to those living on the earth then half way through the tribulation but it could well be visible. If this is the case with the spiritual deception and confusion that will exist all over the world then that will be much worse than now these fallen angels and Satan could be confused by many people as an invasion of aliens in UFOs as these fallen angels might try to manifest themselves in this way to deceive the people. (There will partly be more spiritual confusion them because the Holy Spirit and God's understanding through Him will probably be sharply reduced especially for those who neglected or refused the gospel throughout this present Church Age or Age or Grace according to 2 Thessalonians 2 especially where the restrainer or he who now lets (restrains) is likely the HOly Spirit.) The devil will then in the second half of the tribulation come to fully possess and empower the antichrist or beast out of the sea (and also the false prophet or beast out of the land to some extent). and this could appear to earth dwellers as an endorsement by extraterrestrials of the antichrist and his right to rule. The devil and his angels could then also manifest themselves in the air or near outer space with more UFO phenomena or be mistaken by some as aliens among the people on earth in the second half of the tribulation. I can't be sure of this but it is quite possible based on this scripture passage especially, current trends with UFOs and aliens and the general heavy level of demonic and satanic activity that will occur in the tribulation according to the bible. This bible passage says for the heavens to rejoice at this event because it will mean the devil and his angels will never again have even fleeting access to the highest heaven and the contention he probably brings there. However this same Bible passage warns that there will be quite a terrifying and woeful time for the dwellers on earth for the remaining time the devil and his angels will be there as he will have great wrath and will probably try to exercise that wrath to the inhabitants of the earth then. This will be for the second half of the tribulation that will last three and a half years during the height of the rule of the antichrist or beast out of the sea (and the false prophet) until the Lord Jesus Christ at his second coming, when he comes to judge the world and set up God's kingdom on earth,will take the devil and probably all the demons and put them in the bottomless pit (hell). The scripture reference of this passage in Revelation 12 when there is war in heaven and the devil and all his angels are cast to earth that could be confused to earth inhabitants as an alien invasion is as follows:

Scripture Reference from Revelation 12 of War in Heaven Half Way Through the Tribulation and the Devil and His Angels Demons Cast to Earth That Could be Mistaken by Earth Dwellers as an Alien or Extraterrestrial Invasion

And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and te kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death. Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time. Revelation 12:7-12

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