22 And [kai] the voice [phone] of harpers, [kitharodos]
and [kai] musicians, [mousikos] and [kai] of pipers, [auletes] and [kai] trumpeters, [salpistes] shall be heard [akouo] no
more [ou me] at all [eti] in [en] thee; [soi] and [kai] no [ou me][pas] craftsman, [technites] of whatsoever [pas] craft [techne] he be, shall be found [heurisko] any more [eti] in [en] thee; [soi] and [kai] the sound [phone] of a
millstone [mulos] shall be heard [akouo] no more [ou me] at all [eti] in [en] thee; [soi] KJV-Interlinear
"And the sound of harpists and musicians and flute-players and trumpeters
will not be heard in you any longer; and no craftsman of any craft will be
found in you any longer; and the sound of a mill will not be heard in you any
Babylon is the symbolism of the all inclusive program of Satan's plan. It includes a religion that bows down to worship himself, a political philosophy of Satan's choosing, an economic program run by the select few making decisions for all, and even entertainment of his choosing for the benefit of all, in Satan's view.
Note that Satan's approach is an imitation of Gods plan, but with major differences. Satan cannot do what God can do, and Satan excludes truth from his plan, and Satan excludes everyone's free participation in his plan, and Satan's plan is based on lies, deceits, and false promises.
And when the plan fails, it not only fails horribly as we have already seen, leaving virtually every aspect of life destitute and dysfunctional, but it brings virtually everything in life to a dead stop.
Can you even begin to imagine an entire world that ceases to function in every aspect of life?
And so the fallout of what is going to occur when people ignore their spiritual lives, is going to include the cessation of entertainment, the cessation of all innovation, the cessation of all manufacturing.
When this occurs, and as it begins to occur, across the seven year period of the Tribulation, and accelerates its disaster in the latter years, then life on planet earth will be beyond miserable. People will be broke, starving, full of fear such as the world has never experienced fear before, and angry over their helplessness.
You can only begin to (perhaps) imagine what daily life will be like under those conditions.
Of all of the stories and scenarios of end of the world movies and such, none have ever captured the real and horrible state of life, and death, that will actually exist in those future days.
But that is not all …
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