Before reading the First Seal, please read the following reports/breakdowns: Daniel Chapter 7 (The Four Kingdoms) and 2 Esdras Chapters 11 and 12 (The Fourth Kingdom).

It should be noted that the prophecies’ concerning the seven heads of the beast, see Revelation 13:1 is the First Seal. The prophecies’ concerning the seventh head of the beast (The Eagle's right head, see 2 Esdras 11:35) is the Second Seal.  

2 Esdras 4:36: "...for he" [The Most High] "hath weighed the world in the balance." Verse 37: "By measure hath he measured the times; and by number hath he numbered the times; and he doth not move nor stir them, until the said measure be fulfilled." The visions for each seal, symbolize and proclaim the fulfillment of time wherein the Most High will unleash his prophecies.




Objectives:
After reading this report the reader should understand the following;


1.

That the prophecies concerning wars and rumors of wars, famines, pestilences, and earthquakes are The Signs of Christ’s Coming;

2.

That the seven heads of the beast are seven kings that shall rise to power in the earth.

Message to reader: The First Seal

The First Seal


Revelation 6:1: “And I” [John] “saw when the Lamb" [Christ] "opened one of the seals,” [Christ opened the First Seal of the book that he received from the Most High, see Revelation 5:5, 7] “and I” [John] “heard, as it were the noise of thunder,” [The voice of] “one of the four beasts” [See Revelation 4:6-7] “saying, Come and see.” The vision of the First Seal;

Revelation 6:2: “And I” [John] “saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.”

The vision of The First Seal represents the time period of wars and rumours of wars. It is a period of change wherein power shall be given to the seven heads of the beast/kings.



Message to reader: The First Seal

The following prophesies are contained in The First Seal. It should be noted: That some scriptures will appear in both the First and Second Seals. However, the prophecies are different. The Second Seal is the prophecies of the seventh (7th) head/king (The Eagle’s right head) rise to world dominance. 








The Sign Of Thy Coming



Message to reader: Matthew 24:3-8

Christ explains the signs/events/prophecies that will take place in the earth before he returns.



Matthew 24:3: “And as he” [Jesus] “sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples" [Peter, James, John and Andrew, see Mark 13:3] "came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be?" [The Great Earthquake/The Day of the Lord] "and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?”

Matthew 24:4: “And Jesus answered and said unto them,” [Peter, James, John and Andrew] “Take heed that no man deceive you.”

Matthew 24:5: “For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.”

Matthew 24:6: “And ye” [Peter, James, John and Andrew] “shall hear of wars and rumours of wars:" [Peter, James, John and Andrew will be brought back in the last day, before the return of Christ, they will hear of wars and rumours of wars, see John 6:39-40] "see that ye” [Peter, James, John and Andrew] “be not troubled: for all these things” [False Christ, wars and rumours of wars] “must come to pass, but the end" [The Great Earthquake/The Day of the Lord/The coming of Christ] "is not yet.”

Matthew 24:7: “For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.” Explained below in 2 Esdras 12:21-28.

Matthew 24:8: “All these” [False Christ, wars and rumours of wars, nations rising against nations, etc.] “are the beginning of sorrows.”







Satan Gives Power To Seven Kings


Revelation 13:1: “And I" [John] "stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads" [The rise of the Seven Kings (The Eagle’s third, fourth, fifth, and sixth Contrary Feathers along with the Eagle’s Three Heads), explained below in 2 Esdras 11:25-34] "and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns," [See Daniel 7:24 and Revelation 17:12] "and upon his heads" [Kings/leaders] "the name of blasphemy.”

Revelation 13:2: “And the beast” [The beast with seven heads and ten horns] “which I" [John] "saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon [Satan] gave him" [The beast with seven heads and ten horns] "his power, and his seat, and great authority.” See 2 Esdras 12:22-25.







Time Period: The First Seal



Message to reader: The Four Contrary Feathers and Three Heads

2 Esdras 11:25-34 takes place in the First Seal (Revelation 6:1-2), it is also the beginning of the beast with seven heads and ten horns; the remaining four contrary feathers and three heads of the Eagle are the seven heads of the beast in Revelation 13:1.


 


2 Esdras 11:25: “And I” [Esdras] “beheld, and, lo, the feathers” [The third, fourth, fifth and sixth  Contrary Feathers/kings] “that were under the wing thought to set up themselves and to have the rule."

2 Esdras 11:26: “And I” [Esdras] “beheld, and, lo, there was one [The third Contrary Feather/king (The first head of the beast, see Revelation 13:1)] “set up, but shortly it appeared no more.”

2 Esdras 11:27: “And the second [The fourth Contrary Feather/king (The second head of the beast)] “was sooner away than the first.”

2 Esdras 11:28: “And I” [Esdras] “beheld, and, lo, the two [The fifth and the sixth Contrary Feathers/king (The third and fourth heads of the beast)] “that remained thought also in themselves to reign:”

2 Esdras 11:29: “And when they” [The fifth and the sixth Contrary Feathers/kings] “so thought, behold, there awaked one of the” [Three] heads that were at rest, namely, it that was in the midst;” [Middle/the first head (The fifth head of the beast)] “for that was greater than the two other heads.” See 2 Esdras 11:4.

2 Esdras 11:30: “And then I” [Esdras] “saw that the two other heads" [The second and third heads (The sixth and seventh heads of the beast)] "were joined” [Awoken] “with it.” The head in the midst/middle (the great head).

2 Esdras 11:31: “And, behold, the head” [In the middle/fifth head of the beast] “was turned with them” [The two other heads/sixth and seventh heads of the beast] “that were with it," [The head in the middle/great head] "and did eat up” [Kill] “the two feathers" [The fifth and the sixth Contrary Feathers/kings (The third and fourth heads of the beast)] "under the wing that would have reigned.”

2 Esdras 11:32: “But this” [Middle] “head put the whole earth in fear, and bare rule in it over all those that dwelt upon the earth with much oppression; and it had the governance: [Rule] "of the world more” [Longer] “than all the wings” [Six of the eight Contrary Feathers/kings] “that had been.”

2 Esdras 11:33: “And after this I” [Esdras] “beheld, and, lo, the head that was in the midst” [Middle, the fifth head of the beast] “suddenly appeared no more, like as the wings.” See 2 Esdras 12:26.

2 Esdras 11:34: “But there remained the two heads, which also in like sort" [With much oppression, see verse 32] "ruled upon the earth, and over those that dwelt therein.”







Time Period: The First Seal





2 Esdras 12:21: “And two of them" [The first and second Contrary Feathers/kings] "shall perish,” [Die] “the middle time approaching:” [See 2 Esdras 11:22] “four" [The third, fourth, fifth, and sixth Contrary Feathers (The first four heads of the beast in Revelation 13:1)] "shall be kept until their" [The eagle's] "end begin to approach:” [The Signs of Christ's Coming, see Matthew 24:6-8] “but two [The seventh and eighth Contrary Feathers (The Beast whose deadly wound was healed, and the False Prophet)] “shall be kept unto the end.” See 2 Esdras 11:24 and Revelation 13:3, 11-12.

2 Esdras 12:22: “And whereas thou sawest three heads resting," [See 2 Esdras 11:4; the fifth, sixth and seventh heads of the beast in Revelation 13:1] "this is the interpretation:”

2 Esdras 12:23: “In his” [The Eagle/Fourth Kingdom’s] “last days” [The latter end of the Eagle’s dominion] “shall the most High raise up three kingdoms, and renew many things therein, and they” [The three heads/kings; which are the fifth, sixth and seventh heads of the beast] “shall have the dominion” [Ruler ship] “of the earth,”

2 Esdras 12:24: “And of those that dwell therein, with much oppression, above all those” [Kings/rulers of the eagle/Fourth Kingdom] “that were before them:” [The three heads] “therefore are they called the heads of the eagle.”

2 Esdras 12:25: “For these are they” [The three heads of the Eagle] “that shall accomplish his” [The eagle’s] “wickedness, and that shall finish his” [The eagle’s] “last end.”

2 Esdras 12:26: “And whereas thou sawest" [In the dream] "that the great head” [The head/king in the middle, see 2 Esdras 11:4 (The fifth head of the beast)] “appeared no more, it signifieth that one of them” [The great head/king in the middle (The fifth head of the beast)] “shall die upon his bed, and yet with pain.”

2 Esdras 12:27: “For the two [Heads (The sixth and seventh heads of the beast)] “that remain shall be slain with the sword.”

2 Esdras 12:28: “For the sword of the one [The head on the right (The seventh head of the beast)] “shall devour” [Kill] “the other:” [The head on the left, see 2 Esdras 11:35 (The sixth head of the beast)]...






This diagram represents an overview of the First Seal.