THE BOOK OF PROPHECY
of man say to this people; why do you add sin to your sin angering the Lord God
who created you? Do not love the
world or the things that are in it, for the boasting of the world and its
destruction belongs to the devil.
that the Lord of glory who created everything had mercy on you, that He might
save you from the captivity of this age.
times the devil desired not to let the sun rise above the earth, and not to let
the earth yield her fruit, since he desires to consume men like a fire raging in
stubble, desiring to swallow them like water.
account of this therefore the God of glory had mercy on us, and He will send his
Son to the world, that He might save us from this captivity."
into the text ... ... removed.)
6. The Lord
said; I will write My name upon their forehead, and seal their right hand, and
they will not hunger nor thirst.
will the son of lawlessness prevail over them, nor will the thrones hinder them,
but they will walk with the angels up to my city.
for the sinners, they will be shamed, they will not enter upon the thrones, but
the thrones of death will seize them and rule over them, for the angels will not
agree with them, they have alienated themselves from his dwellings.
The true fast.
wise men of the land concerning the deceivers that will multiply in the last
times, that they may set forth doctrines for themselves which do not belong to
God, setting aside the law of God.
made their belly their god, saying the fast does not exist, nor did God create
it. They make themselves strangers
to the covenant of God, and robbed themselves of the glorious promise.
These now are not ever correctly established in the faith, do not
therefore allow them to lead you astray.
that from the time when God created the heavens, He created the "fast"
as a "benefit" to man on account of the passions and desires, which
fight against you, so that the evil might not inflame you.
13. But it is
a pure fast, which I have created, said the Lord.
The one who fasts continually will not sin although jealousy and strife
are within him.
14. Let the
pure one fast, he however who fasts not being pure - angers the Lord and also
the angels, and has damaged his soul gathering wrath for himself for the day of
pure fast is what I created, with a pure heart and pure hands, it releases sin,
it heals diseases, it casts out demons, it is effective up to the throne of God
for an ointment, and for a release from sin by means of a pure prayer.
you if he is honored for his craft, will go forth to the field without a tool in
his hand? Or who will go forth to
the battle to fight without a breastplate?
If he is found, will he not be killed because he despised the king's
the one who is "double-minded" in his prayer,
is darkness to himself, and even the angels do not trust him.
in the Lord at all times, so that you may know every moment.
Events in times of the end.
concerning the kings of Assyria and the dissolution of the heaven and the earth,
and the things beneath the earth.
20. The Lord says, they that are mine - will not be overcome, nor will they
fear in battle.
see one who rises in the north, a king of Assyria, the king of injustice, he
will multiply his battles and disturb Egypt, and the land will groan because
their children will be seized, many will desire death in those days, but death
will flee from them.
And a King, who will be called “King of peace,” will rise up in the
west, he will run upon the sea like a roaring Lion. And He will kill the king of injustice, and take vengeance on
Egypt with battles and much bloodshed.
come to pass in days to come, that He will command a peace, and a gift in Egypt,
to those that are holy, that say; The name of God is One.
And He will honor and exalt the just.
1. Woe to you O rulers of Egypt because in that day your days have passed, the violence done to the poor will turn against you and your children will be seized as plunder.
2. In those
days the cities of Egypt will groan, for the voice of those who sell, and of the
one who buys will not be heard. The
markets of the cities of Egypt will become dusty, and those that are in her will
weep together, they will desire death, but death will flee from them.
days they will run to the rocks, and jump off saying, fall upon us, but they
will not die. Thus a double
affliction will multiply upon the whole land.
days the king will command, and all the nursing women will be seized and brought
to him, they will suckle serpents, and blood will be drawn from their breasts,
and it will be applied as poison to the arrows.
account of the distress of the cities he will again command, and all the young
lads from twelve and under will be seized and presented in order to teach them
to shoot arrows.
midwife who is upon the earth will grieve; the women who gave birth will lift
her eyes to heaven saying, Why did I sit on the birth-stool to bring forth a son
to the earth?
7. But the
barren and the virgins will rejoice saying; it is our time to rejoice, because
we have no child upon the earth, but our children are in heaven.
9. And when
you hear that there is security in Jerusalem, then tear your garments O you
priests of the land, for the son of perdition is soon to come.
In these days the lawless one will appear in the holy places.
will say, "I am the Christ," although he is not.
Do not therefore believe him, for when the Christ comes, He will come in
the manner of a covey of doves with the crown of doves surrounding Him.
walk upon heavens vault with the sign of the Son of man before Him.
The whole earth will behold Him like as the sun, which shines from the
eastern to the western horizon; this is how He will come with all His angels
son of lawlessness, when he begins to stand in the holy places will say to the
sun, "fall!" And it will
fall. He will say,
"Shine" and it will do so. He
will say, "Darken", and it will do it.
say to the moon; become bloody", and it will do it.
He will go forth with them from the sky, and walk upon the sea and rivers
as upon dry land.
15. He will
cause the lame to walk, the deaf to hear, the dumb to speak, the blind to see,
and lepers he will cleanse, the ill he will heal, and demons he will cast out.
multiply his signs and his wonders in the presence of everyone, he will do the
works which the Christ did, except for raising the dead alone, in this you will
know that he is the son of lawlessness, for he is unable to give life.
behold, I will give you his signs, so that you may know him.
transform himself in the presence of those that see him, to become a young
child, and become old. He will
transform himself in every sign, except the sign of his head he will not be able
to change; therein also you will know that he is the son of lawlessness.
virgin, whose name is Tabitha, will hear that the shameless one has revealed
himself in the holy places. And she
will put on her garment of fine linen, and she will pursue him up to Judea
scolding him up to Jerusalem saying; O shameless one, O son of lawlessness, you
who have been hostile to all the just.
20. Then the
shameless one will be angry at the virgin, he will pursue her up to the regions
of the sunset, and shed her blood at evening, and cast her upon the temple, but
she will become a healing for the people.
rise at dawn, and live and scold him saying; O shameless one, you have no power
over my soul or my body, because I live in the Lord always, and my blood which
you have cast upon the temple has become a healing for the people.
Elijah and Enoch.
Elijah and Enoch hear that the shameless one has revealed himself in the holy
places, they will come and fight with him saying;
indeed not ashamed when you attach yourself to the just?
You are always estranged you are hostile to those who belong to heaven,
you have acted against those belonging to the earth, you have been hostile to
24. You have
acted against the angels, you are always a stranger, you have fallen from heaven
like the morning star, and you were changed, also your tribe became dark for
you, still you are not ashamed when you stand firmly against God, you are a
shameless one hearing this will be angry and he will fight with them in the
market place of the great city, he will spend seven days fighting with them.
26. And they
will spend three and a half days in the market place dead while all the people
see them, but on the fourth day they will rise up, and scold him saying;
shameless one, O son of lawlessness, are you indeed not ashamed of yourself
leading astray the people of God for whom you did not suffer?
Do you not know that we live in the Lord?
will prevail saying to him; we laid down the flesh for the spirit, and we will
kill you, since you will be unable to speak on that day, because we are always
strong in the Lord, but you are always hostile to God.
shameless one hearing this will be angry, and come to fight with the whole city
surrounding them, but on that day they will shine as they ascend up to heaven,
and all the people of the world will behold the same.
son of lawlessness will be angry at the land, and will seek to sin against the
people, he will pursue all the just, they and the priests of the land will be
brought back bound, and he will kill them and destroy them.
eyes will be removed with iron spikes, he will remove their skin from their
heads, and remove their nails one by one, he will command that vinegar and lime
be put in their nose.
then who are unable to bear up under the tortures of that king, will take gold
and flee over the fjords to the desert places, there they will lie down as one
who sleeps, the Lord will receive their spirits and their souls to himself.
flesh shall petrify, no wild animal will eat them, then at the last day, at the
great Day of Judgment, they will rise up and find a place of rest.
But they will not be in the kingdom of the Christ as those who have
endured, for the Lord said; "I will grant those that sit at My right hand
to receive favor over others."
righteous ones, who were prepared for this hour, will hear and girding on the
breastplate of God they will go up to Jerusalem and fight with the shameless one
powers which the prophets have done from the beginning, you have done, but you
were unable to raise the dead, for you have no power to give life, therein we
know that you are the son of lawlessness.
hearing them he will be angry and command altars to be kindled, and these
righteous will be bound, and be lifted up and burned.
10. On that
day however the hearts of many will turn aside, and flee from him saying;
"This is not the Christ, for the Christ does not kill the righteous, nor
does He pursue men so that He might seek them, but rather He persuades them with
signs and wonders.
Mercy on the righteous.
12. On that
day the Christ will pity those who are his own, and will sent from heaven his
sixty thousand angels, each of whom have six wings, and the sound will move
heaven and earth when they give praise and glory.
then upon whose forehead the name of Christ is written, and upon whose hand is
the seal, both the small and the great will be taken up on their wings, and be
lifted up before His wrath.
Gabriel and Uriel will become a pillar of light leading them into the Holy Land,
it will be granted them to eat from the tree of life.
wear white garments, and the angels will watch over them, they will not thirst,
nor will the son of lawlessness be able to prevail over them.
The great day of the Lord.
day the earth will be disturbed, and the sun will darken, and will be removed
from the earth, the birds will fall on the earth dead, and the earth become dry,
the waters of the sea drying up.
sinners will groan upon the earth saying; what have you done to us you son of
lawlessness saying I am the Christ when you are a devil, you are not even able
to save yourself, that you might save us.
produced signs in our presence until you alienated us from the Christ who
created us, woe to us, because we listened to you. Behold, now we will die in a famine, where now indeed is the
trace of a righteous one? And we
will worship him.
indeed is one who will teach us? And
we will appeal to him, for now indeed we will be wrathfully destroyed, because
we disobeyed God.
20. We went
to the deep places of the sea, but we found no water, we dug in the rivers and
papyrus reeds, but found no water.
21. On that
day the shameless one will weep saying; Woe to me, for my time has passed by for
me while I was saying that my time would not pass by for me, instead, my years
became months, and my days passed away as dust passes away.
now, I will perish together with you, so run to the desert and seize the
robbers, and kill them. Bring up
the just, for because of them the earth yields fruit, and because of them the
sun shines upon the earth and because of them the dew comes upon the earth.
23. The sinners will weep saying; you made us hostile to God, therefore if you are able, rise up and pursue them yourself.
24. Then he
will take up his fiery wings and fly out after the just, and will fight with
them again, but the angels hearing it will come down, and they will fight with
him a battle of many words.
25. And it
will come to pass on that day that the Lord will hear and command the heaven and
the earth with great wrath. And
they will send forth fire, and the fire will prevail over the earth seventy-two
cubits. It will consume the sinners
and devils like stubble, a true judgment will occur.
day the mountains and the earth will utter speech, the byways will speak with
one another saying; Have you heard today the voice of a man who walks, who has
not come to the judgment of the Son of God?
of each person will stand against him in the place where they were committed, be
it of day or of night.
righteous shall rejoice and shall see the judgment upon the sinners, and on
those who persecuted them, and on those who handed them over to death in their
sinners in torment will see the place of the righteous, and thus grace will
occur in those days, what the righteous asked for many times will be given to
day the Lord will judge heaven and earth, He will judge those who have
transgressed in heaven, and those who did so on earth.
judge the shepherds of the people, and ask about the flocks of sheep, and they
will be given Him without any deadly guile existing in them.
32. At that
time Elijah and Enoch will pursue the son of lawlessness, and kill him, since he
will not be able to speak, in that day he will dissolve in their presence like
ice by fire, he will perish like a serpent which has no breath in it.
33. They will
say to him; Your time has passed by for you, you therefore now, and those who
believe you will perish, they will be cast into the bottom of the abyss, and it
will be closed over them.
34. On that
day, the Christ the King, and all His righteous and elect will come forth from
heaven, He will burn the earth, and spend a thousand years upon it.
35. No deadly
devil will exist in them, He will rule with His elect and righteous ones
ascending and descending, while they are always with the angels and with the
Christ for a thousand years.
36. And because the sinners prevailed over it, He will create a new
heaven and a new earth.