666: CALCULATING THE NUMBER OF THE BEAST PART 5 by Jeff Wingo

 

666 and the Golden Throne of Solomon. Image public domain.

In my previous four posts, 666: Calculating the Number of the Beast Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4, we learned that when king Solomon abandoned God he became a biblical type of the Antichrist. Continuing with the story of Solomon, in Part 5 we see the symbolism of the number 666 and the link to his Throne, and the Throne of the Antichrist Beast.

At the beginning of his reign, God blessed Solomon with supernatural wisdom and everything he would need to rule Israel. However, later in his life Solomon turned from the Lord God and began to serve the god of this world. Through Solomon the backslidden king of Israel, the Bible unfolds the mystery of the enigmatic symbolism of 666, the number of the Beast.


The Symbolism of 666 and the Golden Throne of Solomon

“Moreover the king made a great throne of ivory, and overlaid it with pure gold. And there were six steps to the throne, with a footstool of gold, which were fastened to the throne, and stays on each side of the sitting place, and two lions standing by the stays: And twelve lions stood there on the one side and on the other upon the six steps. There was not the like made in any kingdom” (2 Chronicles 9: 17-19).

Here we see Solomon’s royal throne full of symbology directly related to the number of the Beast, 666. Of course, we see items of wealth such as ivory, and gold, used to construct the throne. Those things are rich with symbolism as well, but at this time, I would like to focus on the six steps, and the twelve lions on each step mounted on both sides of the throne. For it is here that we find the symbolism directly related to the Antichrist Beast. Six steps to ascend the throne, and each step is flanked on either end with the statue of a lion, twelve lions in all—6 steps, and 6 lions on the right side and 6 on the left side for a total of twelve lions. The numbers are clear that 666 relates to the throne of a king who abandoned the God of heaven for the god of this world.

The steps ascending the throne are symbolic of the climb of man as he ascends the golden steps to the heights (or heavens) to obtain godhood. That was the goal of the builders of the Tower of Babel, to reach the heights, the heavens, which is the dwelling place of the “gods.” Every secret society on Earth teaches this doctrine in one way or another. It is the doctrine of Transformation, i.e., apotheosis, the secret gnosis or knowledge of transformation to become like God (spiritual alchemy –turning the base metal of man into a god).

The Serpent, Lucifer, the Bringer of Light, brought that very same doctrine to Adam and Eve (Genesis 3), and since that time to the present, men and women have tried to grasp for the forbidden fruit of godhood through the occult arts, meditation, secret societies, alchemy, and contemporary incarnations of ancient occult associations as found in the New Age Movement. The fallen Cherub, Lucifer tried the same thing—he wanted to be “like God,” but instead, in the process of self-deception he fell from the heights of heaven to the depths Hell.

“How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations! For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High” (Isaiah 14:12-14).

Depiction of Solomon’s Throne. Image public domain.

Likewise, the Antichrist, the Beast from the Abyss, also seeks to raise himself upward to the heights of heaven and become like God:

2 Thessalonians 2: 3b-4: …and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.

As we saw earlier, contained in the description of the throne of Solomon is the triple 6 of Antichrist, and the number 666 points directly to the future Third Temple in Jerusalem. Furthermore, the Throne Symbolism of Solomon and the number 666 also points to the human heart, for in the New Testament the temple of God is the human body.

 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? (1 Cor. 3: 16). 

I have often wondered if the apostle Paul had the Throne Symbolism of Solomon in mind when he penned 2nd Thessalonians 2:4. For there we find that Paul prophesied of a future time when the Man of Sin (the Antichrist) will usurp the place of God, as he (like Solomon) ascends the golden steps upward into a rebuilt Temple in Jerusalem.

No more blasphemy can someone make than to claim the place of Almighty God (think of the pope of Roman Catholicism). Both Jesus and Daniel prophesied that an Abomination of Desolation would occur in Jerusalem on the Temple Mount (Matt.24:15; Daniel 9:27; 12:11). This happens as the Man of Sin enters the Most Holy Place and sets himself up as God of the Earth—“…so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God” (2 Thess. 2:4).

Once the Antichrist Beast sets himself up as God, he institutes the Image and Mark of the Beast. This is dangerous territory. Because, if a person accepts the Image and Mark of the Beast that person also commits the ultimate blasphemy by defiling the human body, which is also described biblically as the Temple of God: “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you” (1 Corinthians 3:16)?”

The warning is dreadful because the Image and Mark of the Beast defiles the spirit, soul, and body, of the one who accepts it: “If any man defile the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of God is holy, which temple ye are” (1 Cor.3:17). The consequences of participating in the deep idolatry of Beast worship are final, and eternal:

“And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb: And the smoke of their torment ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name” (Revelation 14:9-11).

The Bible reveals that one day a new Solomon will arise, take his seat on the Throne of God, and rule the world through a global empire called Babylon the Great. As we have seen, the Throne Symbolism of King Solomon is a prophecy of a future king who will turn his back on God (like Solomon), and take his seat in the Most Holy Place in a Temple in Jerusalem. In addition, the Antichrist Beast will also take his seat in the human body through the Image and Mark of the Beast.

I have one more post in this series. Until then, thanks for visiting.

Jeff Wingo


If you would like to learn more about 666, the number of the Beast, and UFOs and aliens, and how all of this will lead to a great delusion of the last days during the coming Tribulation, then I recommend to you my book, Alien Antichrist, The Terrifying Truth about UFOs and Aliens, Antichrist, and the End of Days.
The Antichrist Beast, and the Beast system of Babylon the Great will use UFOs and aliens to deceive the world. Daniel foretold the coming of an alien god in the last days. Get the book, increase your knowledge of Bible prophecy, and learn about the coming deception.

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666: CALCULATING THE NUMBER OF THE BEAST PART 4, by Jeff Wingo

Praying to a Golden Idol by Charles Foster, 1897. Foster Bible Pictures, Public Domain

In my previous three posts, 666: Calculating the Number of the Beast Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3, we learned that when king Solomon abandoned God he became a biblical type of the Antichrist. Continuing with the story of Solomon, we see the symbolism of the number 666 revealed in his life. At the beginning of his reign, God blessed Solomon with supernatural wisdom and everything he would need to rule Israel. However, later in his life Solomon turned from the Lord God and began to serve the god of this world. Through Solomon the backslidden king of Israel, the Bible unfolds the mystery of the enigmatic symbolism of 666, the number of the Beast.

2 Chronicles 9:13: Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred and threescore and six talents of gold.

Solomon became unbelievably wealthy through heavy taxation, exploitation of natural resources, the liberal use of free labor, conscripted servants, and others subject to his authority (1 Kings 4:21; 5:13-18; 9:20-21; 10:21-23 ).

Gold and other precious resources poured into Solomon’s coffers, and all of this in spite of the Law, which stated that the king was not to multiply horses, gold or silver, or wives. Solomon abandoned God for the world system, accumulating wealth and power in direct defiance of the Covenant Law and this led to his downfall (Deuteronomy:16-17).

Furthermore, he sought to secure political alliances with nearby pagan monarchs by marrying their royal daughters. (Deut. 17: 18-20). Once Solomon sought to please his foreign wives more than God, he abandoned the God of Israel, and the ungodly rites of pagan idolatry filled the ensuing spiritual vacuum. His carnal example caused the people of Israel to backslide from the temple worship of Yahweh and they fell into licentious idol worship, including ritual child sacrifice. That situation lasted centuries, and had devastating long-term consequences for the nation of Israel (1 Kings 11:1-10).

As the story of Solomon demonstrates, the Bible associates the number 666 with the wealth and power of the world system. The apostle John warns us not to love the antichrist world system. Indeed, according to John if we love the world, and all the things it offers, then the love of the Father is not in us (1 John 2:15). If you look at the verse in context, I believe it proves that loving the things of the world system will lead you away from God and into the open arms of Antichrist (1 John 2:18).

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. And the world passeth away, and the lust thereof: but he that doeth the will of God abideth for ever. Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time (1 John 2:15-18).

Those who fully embrace the antichrist world system will, in the end, reject the God of heaven and naturally accept the doctrines of Antichrist, which naturally leads one into various forms of idol worship. How many of us have read stories in the news about famous people who claim they have made a “deal with the devil,” in order to gain wealth, fame, and power? I would not take these stories lightly because the Bible provides an example of this very thing—when Satan offered Jesus the kingdoms of the world.

Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve (Matthew 4: 8-10).

Of course, Jesus rejected the offer but many famous men and women in New York and Hollywood enthusiastically embrace Satan’s proposition. He provides them many opportunities (and piles of money) to create endless hours of anti-Christian entertainment, which influences the masses to follow them down the Broadway, the Yellow Brick Road to hell (Matthew 7:13).

In the past few years, WikiLeaks revealed that several high level political figures attend ritual ceremonies (a form of witchcraft) called “spirit cooking” dinners (if you can call it that), evidently to enhance their career though occult means. Politicians, lobbyists, and other interested parties gain power and wealth as long as they submit to witchcraft ceremonies and promote antichristian policies and destructive satanic laws for the United States and the nations of the world. Religious leaders love worldly accolades too; they are especially adept as they preach and teach the doctrines of devils, in turn leading billions of unsuspecting souls down the Broadway of destruction.

Could that be why Jesus said, “For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul (Matthew 16:26)?

In the future kingdom of the Beast, we see 666 linked with gold and the economic prosperity of the satanic world system. Without the Mark of the Beast, a person cannot buy or sell, or hold a job.

Rev. 13:16-17: And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

The number 666 closely linked with great wealth and economic control for everyone, the great and the small—meaning, the rich and powerful, the poor, the average blue-collar worker, and the busy executive. In order to work, or buy goods and services a person must yield their soul to the image and mark of the Beast. Just as Solomon abandoned God, so a person in Babylon the Great will eventually forsake God for the gold of the Beast (see Daniel chapter 4)—the mark of his name (666), and the image, which is an occult initiation. As I demonstrate in my book, Alien Antichrist, the image of the Beast is an occult initiation that leads to Beast worship. The image imprints the mind with a living image of the Beast (possibly as a luminescent being of light, a “spirit guide”), and the mark identifies a person as the property of both the Beast and the empire of Babylon the Great.

As in Solomon’s kingdom, ritual human sacrifice will be commonplace in Babylon the Great. Solomon’s idols were Ashtoreth, Milcom, Chemosh, demon gods that demanded worshippers to commit depraved immoral acts such as ceremonial immorality and ritual human sacrifice.

Likewise, in Babylon the Great, a kingdom which requires the souls of men and the blood of the prophets and saints of Jesus (Rev. 18:13, 24), the Antichrist Beast will make war against the saints and will overcome or conquer them (Rev. 13:7; Daniel 7:21). Daniel 8:24 says the Beast will corrupt and destroy the “mighty and the holy people.”

According to Revelation 11: 7 “the beast that ascendeth out of the bottomless pit shall make war against them (Christians, the saints), and shall overcome (kill) them.” The Bible is explicit as it describes this dark time, when the cult of the Beast will rule the world and test the saints of God (Rev.13:10, 15). The apostle Peter must have had this in mind when he said, “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you (1 Peter 4:12). The antichrist world system hates the Lord Jesus Christ and His saints (John 15:18).

The religious aspects of Babylon the Great will so permeate world culture that the spiritual powers of the Beast and the False Prophet will turn against the people of God causing them to become a sacrifice to Satan and the Beast system. This hatred of Jesus and His saints runs so deep that the blood of the saints will become a special type of spiritual communion among the Beast worshippers in Babylon the Great:

Rev.17:6: And I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the martyrs of Jesus: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration.

During this evil time the saints of God will overcome the Beast “by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony;” and because they love the Lord Jesus Christ more than the antichrist world system they will “love not their lives unto death” (Rev. 12:11). Because of their deep commitment to the Word of God and the Lamb, their testimony for Christ will shine for eternity like a sparkling diamond.

And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Jesus, and for the word of God, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years. (Rev. 20: 4).

Friends, do not allow the pre-Tribulation rapture to deceive you. Christians will be here to see the advent of the Antichrist Beast, and the last world empire, Babylon the Great. Read 2 Thessalonians 2:1-3, and you will see that before the gathering of the Church to Christ (the rapture), a great apostasy will appear leading to the revelation of the Man of Sin, the Antichrist Beast.

I will have more to say about 666, the number of the Beast in my next post.

Thanks for visiting.
Jeff Wingo


If you would like to learn more about 666 the number of the Beast, and UFOs and aliens, and how all of this will lead to a great delusion of the last days during the coming Tribulation, then I recommend to you my book, Alien Antichrist, The Terrifying Truth about UFOs and Aliens, Antichrist, and the End of Days.
The Antichrist Beast, and the Beast system of Babylon the Great will use UFOs and aliens to deceive the world. Daniel foretold the coming of an alien god in the last days. Get the book, increase your knowledge of Bible prophecy, and learn about the coming deception.

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666: CALCULATING THE NUMBER OF THE BEAST, PART THREE by Jeff Wingo

 

In my previous two posts, 666: Calculating the Number of the Beast Part 1 and Part 2, we learned the correct way to calculate the number of the Beast. We also learned that king Solomon is a biblical type of the Antichrist. Continuing with Solomon, we see that at the beginning of his reign God blessed him with supernatural wisdom. However, later in his life Solomon turned from the Lord God and began to serve the god of this world.

“For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father. For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites. And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father. Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods” (1 Kings 11:4-8).

I should add at this point that these were not imaginary gods. The people may have set up a stone or bronze image of a god or a goddess, but the ancient gods of Babylon and Canaan were empowered by the Fallen Ones.

What say I then? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing? But I say, that the things which the Gentiles sacrifice, they sacrifice to devils, and not to God: and I would not that ye should have fellowship with devils. Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord’s table, and of the table of devils (1 Corinthians 10:19-21.

Yea, they (backslidden Israel) sacrificed their sons and their daughters unto devils, And shed innocent blood, even the blood of their sons and of their daughters, whom they sacrificed unto the idols of Canaan: and the land was polluted with blood (Psalm 106:37-38).

There is a real spiritual power behind these entities, possibly accompanied by a visible, tangible, manifestation before the people and the temple priests (the same type of visual manifestation found in many modern alien and UFO accounts). It was a reality so intoxicating that it caused the kings of Israel and the people of the nation to surrender their will (individually and collectively), as well as their little children, to the image of the beast. Why else would Solomon, the wisest man on Earth at that time abandon the God of heaven and surrender the future of Israel and the children of his nation to the power of the priests and idols like those that he did?

All of the gods listed at 1 Kings 11:4-8 are essentially the same being: Milcom, Molech, Chemosh, Molech, Baal-hamon, were also known in North Africa and Greece as the sun-god Kronos/Cronus. The Romans also associated Molech or Moloch with the god Saturn, an ancient cosmic deity worshipped by the Israelites during the 40 years spent in the wilderness with Moses. Later, Solomon, Manasseh, and many of the other kings of Israel worshiped the god Saturn in the Temple proper as well.

Amos 5:25-26: Have ye offered unto me sacrifices and offerings in the wilderness forty years, O house of Israel? But ye have borne the tabernacle of your Moloch and Chiun your images, the star of your god, which ye made to yourselves.

Acts 7:43: Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Moloch, and the star of your god Remphan, figures which ye made to worship them: and I will carry you away beyond Babylon.

The ancient worshippers of Saturn knew him as a bloody god, one who, according to the myths, devoured his own children; and so in like manner, the worshippers of Saturn offered their own children to the image of the god, truly an image of the Beast. We see this symbolically in the Bible, as Satan the Great Red Dragon is also a devourer of children. In Revelation 12:1-5, the Dragon waits for the birth of Jesus so that he may devour him as soon as he is born.

And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.

To be clear, the Romans considered that Saturn was the same god as the Greek Cronus. Historically, the Greek chronicler Diodorus Siculus provided this description of Cronus, the Carthaginian fire god:

“There was in their city a bronze image of Cronus extending its hands, palms up and sloping toward the ground, so that each of the children when placed thereon rolled down and fell into a sort of gaping pit filled with fire.”

I find it incredible that human beings could be so deceived (and depraved) that they would offer their own children to a burning idol in this manner. We tend to think of ourselves as more sophisticated than ancient people; but today our culture (and those around the world) also continue this very same practice as they freely offer up little children to the image of the beast.

The ritual act of abortion is a continuation of the bloody sacrifice to the god of self and pleasure. The Elites of our world have created a convenient altar for their bloody sacrifices to continue, sacrifices to the ancient sun-god, Saturn/Satan. It is true that Satan transforms himself into an angel of light (2 Corinthians 11:14), an ancient image of the sun—Saturn/ Cronus or Helios Apollo, or, as the book of Revelation reveals, Apollyon, the king of the infernal Abyss (Revelation 9:11).

The Symbol of Gold: Immortality, Power, and Idolatry

Gold is a symbol of wealth, power, and status. It is also not a bad thing in the Bible: Abraham was rich in gold and silver (Genesis 13:2), the Mercy Seat on the Ark of the Covenant was made of pure gold (Exodus 25:17; 37:6), and the Wise Men brought the Christ child gold (Matthew 2:11).

Yet, gold is also a symbol of idolatry, for instance the golden calf worshipped at the foot of Sinai (Exodus 32:1-6). Historically, gold is likewise a symbol for immortality; in keeping with many of the ancient mystery religions, the Alchemists of old vainly tried to turn base metals like lead into gold.

The alchemical goal is actually an attempt through occult ritual to turn humanity into the gold of the gods; it is an upward reach for the stars, to achieve an apotheosis without the need of the God of heaven. Many of the ancient Mystery religions (and today secret societies) promised transformation or godhood to the highest adepts through the application of occult gnosis, or the hidden knowledge of the gods.

Solomon is an example in the Bible of a man who forsakes the God of heaven, for the secret gnosis of the Fallen Ones. In all reality, for humanity, like Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, reaching to be “like” the gods is a vain attempt, indeed, a lie. Solomon realized this too late; later, filled with regret he cried out, “Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity” (Ecclesiastes 1:2).

Solomon sacrificed his relationship with the God of heaven, and the future of Israel, for sensual pleasures and the occult gnosis of Satan, the god of this age (2 Corinthians 4:4). Ultimately, that is what Satan promises—the gnosis of the gods, and personal transformation, to be as gods, “For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil (Genesis 3:5). Over the untold centuries, many people have found out, just as Solomon did, that Satan’s promises come at a great cost, and finally, are empty lies.

In Part Four of 666: CALCULATING THE NUMBER OF THE BEAST, we will continue to explore the links to Solomon and the future Antichrist Beast of the book of Revelation.

Thanks for visiting.

Jeff Wingo


If you would like to learn more about 666 the number of the Beast, and UFOs and aliens, and how all of this will lead to a great delusion of the last days during the coming Tribulation, then I recommend to you my book, Alien Antichrist, The Terrifying Truth about UFOs and Aliens, Antichrist, and the End of Days.

The Antichrist Beast, and the Beast system of Babylon the Great will use UFOs and aliens to deceive the world. Daniel foretold the coming of an alien god in the last days. Get the book, increase your knowledge of Bible prophecy, and learn about the coming deception.
You may get the book at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and at other fine bookstores as a print on demand title.
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666, CALCULATING THE NUMBER OF THE BEAST PART 2 by Jeff Wingo

The Visit of the Queen of Sheba to King Solomon; Edward Poynter, 1890

Revelation 13:18: Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

In part one, 666: CALCULATING THE NUMBER OF THE BEAST, we stepped back from all the hype and speculation concerning the number of the Beast. The heart of the issue for us today, in the 21st century, is how do we figure out the true meaning of the number 666? How should we “count” the number as the apostle John instructed us, so that we can fully understand the implications of the number and the identity of the Beast?

I believe when the apostle John wrote the book of Revelation his desire was to impart wisdom and understanding to the Church, not cause us to engage in useless speculation regarding an unsolvable mystery. After all, the last verse of chapter 13 begins with these words—“Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast…” From all of this, it is obvious that the “wisdom” to which John was referring is biblical wisdom. Let us be like the prophet Daniel who sought the Lord for wisdom and understanding.

Now I am come to make thee understand what shall befall thy people in the latter days: for yet the vision is for many days (Daniel 10:14).

Seeking the Wisdom of the Lord

Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding (Proverbs 4:7).

In this study, it is my hope (with the leading of the Holy Spirit), to come to a biblical understanding regarding this issue so that we can correctly “count” the number. There are probably other ways to go about this, so, what I present here is just a small piece of the puzzle. I do not pretend to have all the answers nobody has all the answers. Like you, I “see through a glass darkly” (1 Corinth. 13:12). Nevertheless, it is my belief that the Bible has all the answers we need for this or any other issue in life. As we move forward, God will lead us to a greater understanding as we study and pray. In addition, I am fully convinced that when the Antichrist Beast does appear he will not catch us off guard—the Lord will provide discernment and wisdom to every member of His true Church.

What we discovered in part 1 is that the Greek word psēphizō (Strong’s G5585), translated in our English Bible as “count,” means much more than just counting or calculating the sum total of a group of numbers. We cannot just arbitrarily pick the name of a famous personality and see if their name adds up to 666 using Hebrew or Greek gematria. That is the problem; we have to go one more step. Going on, we see that the word psēphizō also means to give one’s vote by casting a pebble into an urn; to decide by voting.

Now, as I explained, the Greek word psēphizō originates from a root word, psēphos, (Strong’s G5586), which refers to “a small worn smooth stone, a pebble” used to cast a vote in a court of law. For instance, the members of the jury used the stones to cast a vote to decide whether a defendant was guilty or innocent; “in the ancient courts of justice the accused were condemned by black pebbles and acquitted by white.”

However, in order to come to a proper understanding regarding the legal case before them the members of a jury must listen to all of the facts. Only in this way, can one come to a logical conclusion and properly vote to acquit or condemn the defendant. Applying this to 666, the number of the Beast, means that before we calculate the number of a name, and vote on a candidate for the Antichrist, we must consider all the facts in the case. Once we consider all of the facts (as found in many biblical examples), then we can vote, and apply the number 666 to the correct person, who is the Antichrist, the Beast of the book of Revelation.

Therefore, our task is to search the Bible and study the facts it provides regarding the Antichrist. The clues are there; God did not present us with an unsolvable mystery and then cast us adrift on the waves of subjective speculation. To be honest, everything we need to know about the Antichrist Beast and the infamous 666 is in the Bible. Our task is to take the time, search the Scriptures, and discover the facts. Only by searching out the matter will we have the correct information to solve the enigma of the number of the Beast, 666.

KING SOLOMON: A TYPE OF THE ANTICHRIST BEAST

Without doubt, Solomon is one of the most enigmatic figures in the Bible. He began his reign with the blessings of God, and it seems as if God showered Solomon with an overabundance of wealth and wisdom. Yet Solomon gradually drifted away from the wisdom and blessing of the God of heaven. In turn, he sought out the forbidden gnosis or occult knowledge of the god of this world. Tragically, Solomon descended into blatant idolatry and evil, that is the biblical record.

“For it came to pass, when Solomon was old, that his wives turned away his heart after other gods: and his heart was not perfect with the LORD his God, as was the heart of David his father. For Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites. And Solomon did evil in the sight of the LORD, and went not fully after the LORD, as did David his father. Then did Solomon build an high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the hill that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. And likewise did he for all his strange wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed unto their gods” (1 Kings 11:4-8).

Let us take note that every one of the demon gods named in 1 Kings 11:4-8 required human sacrifice. Ashtoreth was a cultic fertility goddess, whose religious ceremonies corrupted every culture that it touched. Ashtoreth (same as the Babylonian Ishtar), was an ancient Canaanite fertility (and war) goddess, androgynous in nature, who was worshipped through sacred prostitution. This caused considerable harm to the people God as they descended into an abyss of wickedness and moral debauchery through male and female temple prostitution. The worship of Ashtoreth literally destroyed the foundations of the family and the nation because of two things, namely, appalling immorality and child sacrifice.

This should all sound very familiar to you in 21st century America because we have the same wicked behavior going on, and all of it has the “sacred” sanction of the United States government and the Supreme Court.

To be continued in part 3….


As we progress through this study you will see parallels to todays culture and society. It is true that, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” (George Santayana).  This is especially true in American politics, as we see daily on the national news.

Political correctness is a destructive force, and our nation is under a satanic delusion right now. I am afraid that many people in the United States have succumbed to a strong delusion. Or, it is more than likely at this point that God has handed millions of Americans over to the power of their chosen sin. Paul warned about the terror of the Lord, and three times in Romans chapter 1 (verses, 24, 26, 28), Paul states that God hands people over, He gives them up to their sin by withdrawing His restraint of grace and mercy. You may read Romans 1 here. 

Keep praying and keep reading the Bible.

Thanks for visiting,

Jeff Wingo


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