Prophecy of Isaiah – Isa 10:20-26 “Mine…Indignation Shall Cease…”


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Isa 10:20-26 Mine... Indignation Shall Cease... In Their Destruction

Isa 10:20  And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
Isa 10:21  The remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God.
Isa 10:22  For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness.
Isa 10:23  For the Lord GOD of hosts shall make a consumption, even determined, in the midst of all the land.
Isa 10:24  Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, O my people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of the Assyrian: he shall smite thee with a rod, and shall lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt.
Isa 10:25  For yet a very little while, and the indignation shall cease, and mine anger in their destruction.
Isa 10:26  And the LORD of hosts shall stir up a scourge for him according to the slaughter of Midian at the rock of Oreb: and as his rod was upon the sea, so shall he lift it up after the manner of Egypt.

We must remember that our study today concerns the revelation of the judgment of the king of Assyria, which is also the judgment of Babylon in its outward, future, 'will be' application. "As his rod was upon the sea" of the flesh of all men, so he will lift up his hand against the Lord's elect, just as the Egyptians lifted up their hands against God's people who had gone into Egypt to find refuge. This outward judgment of the king of Assyria, the king of Babylon, begins only after the Lord has "performed His whole work upon" us. When He has judged "great Babylon" within His own people, then the Lord will use us, "His Christ", to judge Babylon within others. That is the qualifier for this study:

Isa 10:12  Wherefore it shall come to pass, that when the Lord hath performed his whole work upon mount Zion and on Jerusalem, I will punish the fruit of the stout heart of the king of Assyria, and the glory of his high looks.
Isa 10:13  For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man:

We have demonstrated that the kings of Assyria, Babylon, and Tyre, are one and all types of the religious, self-righteous second beast who rises up within all men.

Here is the king of Assyria as he is revealed in the book of Revelation:

Rev 13:11  And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon.
Rev 13:12  And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed.
Rev 13:13  And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men,
Rev 13:14  And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live.

The first beast comes "up out of the sea" (Rev 13:1), which we have demonstrated is the symbol of the flesh of all men (Psa 104:24-26 and Isa 27:1 and Isa 57:20). But the second beast does not rise up out of the sea. Instead he "com[es] up out of the earth" with two horns like a lamb, but speaking as a dragon, doing great wonders... in the sight of men, decieving them that dwell on the earth by the means of the miracles he has been given the power to do in the sight of the beast.

Later in the book of revelation this same second beast, who is empowered to 'work miracles before the beast' is also called "the false prophet":

Rev 16:13  And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.

Rev 19:20  And the beast was taken, and with him the false prophet that wrought miracles before him, with which he deceived them that had received the mark of the beast, and them that worshipped his image. These both were cast alive into a lake of fire burning with brimstone.

Because we have been granted to know that we, as part of mankind, must "live by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God" (Mat 4:4), we now know that "the revelation of Jesus Christ" includes the revelation of Him within us, and that the book of Revelation is a "signified" story of that revelation within those who are His.

Rev 1:1  The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John:

Knowing we are to live by the "signified... things written [herein]" gives us the ability to appreciate the knowledge that "the revelation of Jesus Christ" necessitates the judgment and utter destruction of the flesh of Christ Himself as well as "the stout heart of the king of Assyria" within every man, ourselves included as those whom Christ has sent to save this world.

Joh 3:17  For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.

Joh 20:21  Then said Jesus to them again, Peace be unto you: as my Father hath sent me, even so send I you.

Rev 1:3  Blessed is he that readeth, and they that hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written therein: for the time is at hand.

We have demonstrated that this book of Revelation is rooted and grounded in the Old Testament prophecies, especially this prophecy of Isaiah. We now rejoice to know that "judgment must begin at [us] the house of God" (1Pe 4:17).

1Pe 4:12  Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:
1Pe 4:13  But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.

It is only the spiritually blind who deny that our sufferings make us "partakers of Christ's sufferings... for His body's sake, which is the church":

Col 1:24  Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:

Paul's and our sufferings make us "partakers of Christ's sufferings... [which, like Christ's own sufferings was] for His body's sake, which is the church".

We have seen that the great harlot of Revelation 17-18 is none other than we ourselves, as the Lord's own unfaithful wife, while we are yet steeped in the deceptions of the doctrines of that great harlot and her "false prophet" who symbolize all the doctrines and the ministers of this great harlot system. We have been blessed to know that being in Babylon and being deceived by the false prophets of Babylon and worshipping the beast, receiving the mark of his name and enduring the day and night torment this experience produces is, in truth, simply exercising the patience of the saints and is keeping the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus, who endured the very same fiery trials which are an integral part of the gospel of Jesus Christ, all of which are also but a part of "the things written therein" (Rev 1:3). Let's read it with our own eyes which can, Lord willing, perceive:

Rev 14:7  Saying with a loud voice, Fear God, and give glory to him; for the hour of his judgment is come: and worship him that made heaven, and earth, and the sea, and the fountains of waters.
Rev 14:8  And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.
Rev 14:9  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,
Rev 14:10  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:
Rev 14:11  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. [And what is the holy spirit telling us?]
Rev 14:12  Here is the patience of the saints: here are they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.

Once again we discover that all we have been told to avoid and to deny and resist is in fact nothing less that "the patience of the saints... that keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus", through which "fiery trials" "all men... all the world" must walk, each in his own appointed time:

Rev 13:3  And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.

"All the world" is qualified so we cannot miss just how all inclusive the holy spirit is in making that statement:

Rev 13:16  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:
Rev 13:17  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.
Rev 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.

Verse 18 is much better translated:

Rev 13:18 Here is wisdom. Let him who has a mind calculate the number of the wild beast, for it is the number of mankind, and its number is six hundred sixty-six. (CVL)

The Greek for the word 'a man' in the King James is 'anthropos', and there is no article in the Greek language. 666 is the number of mankind who was created on the 6th day along with all other beasts, and the scriptures make clear that mankind in indeed a beast, thereby forever associated with the number 6:

Gen 1:25  And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Gen 1:26  And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over the cattle, and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Gen 1:27  So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.

Gen 1:31  And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.

Which means:

Ecc 3:18  I said in mine heart concerning the estate of the sons of men, that God might manifest them, and that they might see that they themselves are beasts.
Ecc 3:19  For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath [Hebrew: ruach - spirit]; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity.

The kingdom of this beast is portrayed in this chapter of Isaiah as the king of Assyria, and the Lord tells us He will use a "remnant of Israel" to judge the kingdom of the beast within all of mankind

Isa 10:20  And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
Isa 10:21  The remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God.
Isa 10:22  For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness.

"The remnant of Israel" is mentioned in all three of these verses. We will completely miss the meaning and significance of this "remnant of Israel" if we are intimidated by all the teachers of Babylon who have been blinded to the truth of these verses of scripture, make up the very essence of the gospel of Christ, who Himself began His ministry with these words:

Luk 4:24  And he said, Verily I say unto you, No prophet is accepted in his own country.
Luk 4:25  But I tell you of a truth, many widows were in Israel in the days of Elias, when the heaven was shut up three years and six months, when great famine was throughout all the land;
Luk 4:26  But unto none of them was Elias sent, save unto Sarepta, a city of Sidon, unto a [Gentile] woman that was a widow.
Luk 4:27  And many lepers were in Israel in the time of Eliseus the prophet; and none of them was cleansed, saving Naaman the [Gentile] Syrian.

Christ was the very first of the hated so-called "replacement theologians". Here we have Him telling us what He intends to do with His ministry. And what was the reaction of those in Israel who are not part of "the remnant of Israel" who heard these words of Christ? Here is the reaction of those very people who grew up with Christ and His parents and His brothers and sisters:

Luk 4:28  And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath,
Luk 4:29  And rose up, and thrust him out of the city, and led him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast him down headlong.
Luk 4:30  But he passing through the midst of them went his way,

It was Christ Himself who first took His gospel to the Gentiles when He was received of the Samaritans via the testimony of the Samaritan woman who Christ met at the well in Samaria.

Joh 4:25  The woman saith unto him, I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things.
Joh 4:26  Jesus saith unto her, I that speak unto thee am he.
Joh 4:27  And upon this came his disciples, and marvelled that he talked with the woman: yet no man said, What seekest thou? or, Why talkest thou with her?
Joh 4:28  The woman then left her waterpot, and went her way into the city, and saith to the men,
Joh 4:29  Come, see a man, which told me all things that ever I did: is not this the Christ?
Joh 4:30  Then they went out of the city, and came unto him.

Joh 4:39  And many of the Samaritans of that city believed on him for the saying of the woman, which testified, He told me all that ever I did.
Joh 4:40  So when the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry with them: and he abode there two days.
Joh 4:41  And many more believed because of his own word;
Joh 4:42  And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.

Christ and His gospel were preached and received by the Gentile Samaritans before He was received by His own family, His own city or His own country men. Again we see that Christ Himself was the original 'replacement theologian'!

Physical Israel was called the Lord's fig tree. It was Christ who symbolically cursed His own fig tree and pronounced upon it that His own physical nation would not bring forth fruit in this age:

Let's establish the Biblical significance of a fig tree:

Hos 9:10  I found Israel like grapes in the wilderness; I saw your fathers as the firstripe in the fig tree at her first time: but they went to Baalpeor, and separated themselves unto that shame; and their abominations were according as they loved.

Joe 1:7  He hath laid my vine waste, and barked my fig tree: he hath made it clean bare, and cast it away; the branches thereof are made white.

Mat 21:19  And when he saw a fig tree in the way, he came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever [Greek: the aion]. And presently the fig tree withered away.

There were "many things [which Christ's disciples] could not bear" while He was yet in His physical body, the rejection of physical Israel being just one of those "many things".

Joh 16:12  I have yet many things to say unto you, but ye cannot bear them now.

But later He revealed "many things" to them; things like:

Rom 2:28  For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:
Rom 2:29  But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

The modern Pharisees utterly despise those verses of scripture. They read them, but they do not perceive what they are seeing. Of course that also causes them to be blinded from seeing these verses also:

Gal 4:21  Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law?
Gal 4:22  For it is written, that Abraham had two sons, the one by a bondmaid, the other by a freewoman.
Gal 4:23  But he who was of the bondwoman was born after the flesh; but he of the freewoman was by promise.
Gal 4:24  Which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants; the one from the mount Sinai, which gendereth to bondage, which is Agar.
Gal 4:25  For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children.
Gal 4:26  But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.
Gal 4:27  For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband.
Gal 4:28  Now we, brethren, [Gentile Galatians] as Isaac was, are the children of promise.
Gal 4:29  But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the Spirit, even so it is now.
Gal 4:30  Nevertheless what saith the scripture? Cast out the bondwoman and her son: for the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the freewoman.
Gal 4:31  So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free.

The holy spirit informs those with eyes to see that Hagar "answers to Jerusalem which now is and is in bondage with her children". Speaking to Gentile Galatians, Paul informs us "we are not the children of the bondwoman but of the free". This accords with this 'replacement theology' doctrine of the entire New Testament. This teaching is at the close of the previous chapter:

Gal 3:27  For as many of you [Gentile Galatians] as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
Gal 3:28  There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Gal 3:29  And if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.

There it is! Paul, like Christ was one of the original "replacement theologians", and he went to great lengths to make this teaching clear when at last, in prison, he was shown that not even the letter from the apostles in Acts 15 was any longer in effect and that from this time forward, Christ is "making of twain one new man, so making peace":

Eph 2:11  Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
Eph 2:12  That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
Eph 2:13  But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
Eph 2:14  For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us; [The letter to the Gentiles of Acts 15]
Eph 2:15  Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances;for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;
Eph 2:16  And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:

Now we know that "the remnant of Israel" is speaking of "the Israel of God [which is] neither Jew nor Greek... for [we] are all one in Christ Jesus". Paul makes this statement in Galatians 6:

Gal 6:15  Certainly, it doesn't matter whether a person is circumcised or not. Rather, what matters is being a new creation.
Gal 6:16  Peace and mercy will come to rest on all those who conform to this principle. They are the Israel of God. (GW)

This is the 'Israel of God" of whom a remnant will fulfill this prophecy:

Isa 10:20  And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.
Isa 10:21  The remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God.
Isa 10:22  For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness.

As we saw earlier, the king of Assyria within us "stayed upon" his own strength, and his own wisdom, and it is this self-righteousness which necessitates his destruction at the hand of "the remnant of... the Israel of God".

Isa 10:13  For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man:
Isa 10:14  And my hand hath found as a nest the riches of the people: and as one gathereth eggs that are left, have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.

"Yet a remnant of them [The elect, "the Israel of God"] shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness", because when God destroys anything, it is done "with righteousness", simply because He is love, and what He does is all done "for good to them that love [Him]".

This 'consumption' of our rebellious "first man Adam" was predestined from "before the world began". Therefore the destruction and "consumption" of the beast within all men is a work of His righteousness:

2Ti 1:9  Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,

2Pe 2:12  But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption;

This brings us to our next verse, which accords with this revelation that all things are taking place just as they were predetermined to occur, all in accordance with the plan of God:

Isa 10:23  For the Lord GOD of hosts shall make a consumption, even determined, in the midst of all the land.
Isa 10:24  Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, O my people that dwellest in Zion, be not afraid of the Assyrian: he shall smite thee with a rod, and shall lift up his staff against thee, after the manner of Egypt.

We are told that the consumption is determined, and we are told that it is determined that the king of Assyria will smite us with his rod "after the manner of Egypt". It is commonly understood that the Egyptians soon forgot the blessing Joseph had been to Egypt, and they had enslaved Joseph's people:

Exo 1:8  Now there arose up a new king over Egypt, which knew not Joseph.
Exo 1:9  And he said unto his people, Behold, the people of the children of Israel are more and mightier than we:
Exo 1:10  Come on, let us deal wisely with them; lest they multiply, and it come to pass, that, when there falleth out any war, they join also unto our enemies, and fight against us, and so get them up out of the land.
Exo 1:11  Therefore they did set over them taskmasters to afflict them with their burdens. And they built for Pharaoh treasure cities, Pithom and Raamses.

Our old man knows that Christ is mightier than our flesh, but our flesh has been given to enslave us to our own destructive ways. Our old man and his Babylonian harlot are merciless task masters who have no mercy, yet we "love to have it so":

Jer 5:31  The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?

It is for this reason "few are chosen" out of the "many called". Christ is very honest and straight forward with us when He speaks to us about the calling He has placed upon us. He tells us "you shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of..." Right up front He tells us "[we] shall be hated of all men" including our very families:

Mar 10:39  And they said unto him, We can. And Jesus said unto them, Ye shall indeed drink of the cup that I drink of; and with the baptism that I am baptized withal shall ye be baptized:

Mat 10:21  And the brother shall deliver up the brother to death, and the father the child: and the children shall rise up against their parents, and cause them to be put to death.
Mat 10:22  And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.

It is the king of Assyria and the Babylonian system who are within our own old man. But that same spirit is also in our families and in this world, and it is the religious Babylonian system which the Lord will use to "chasten and scourge" His elect whom He is preparing as His instrument for the destruction of that very same Babylonian spirit and system. Only then will the Lord's anger cease.

Here is the answer to Isaiah's question, "...what will ye do in the end thereof?" (Isa 5:31):

Isa 10:25  For yet a very little while, and the indignation shall cease, and mine anger in their destruction.
Isa 10:26  And the LORD of hosts shall stir up a scourge for him according to the slaughter of Midian at the rock of Oreb: and as his rod was upon the sea, so shall he lift it up after the manner of Egypt.

The destruction of the Babylonian system which so hates the doctrines of Christ will be accomplished "according to the slaughter of Midian at the rock of Oreb". 'The rock of Oreb' is so called because it was there that "the Lord set every man's hand against his fellow", and it was there that Gideon slew the Midianite king, Oreb:

Jdg 7:22  And the three hundred blew the trumpets, and the LORD set every man's sword against his fellow, even throughout all the host: and the host fled to Bethshittah in Zererath, and to the border of Abelmeholah, unto Tabbath.
Jdg 7:23  And the men of Israel gathered themselves together out of Naphtali, and out of Asher, and out of all Manasseh, and pursued after the Midianites.
Jdg 7:24  And Gideon sent messengers throughout all mount Ephraim, saying, Come down against the Midianites, and take before them the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan. Then all the men of Ephraim gathered themselves together, and took the waters unto Bethbarah and Jordan.
Jdg 7:25  And they took two princes of the Midianites, Oreb and Zeeb; and they slew Oreb upon the rock Oreb, and Zeeb they slew at the winepress of Zeeb, and pursued Midian, and brought the heads of Oreb and Zeeb to Gideon on the other side Jordan.

King David implores the Lord to destroy the enemies of His elect in the same manner:

Psa 83:9  Do unto them as unto the Midianites; as to Sisera, as to Jabin, at the brook of Kison:
Psa 83:10  Which perished at Endor: they became as dung for the earth.
Psa 83:11  Make their nobles like Oreb, and like Zeeb: yea, all their princes as Zebah, and as Zalmunna:
Psa 83:12  Who said, Let us take to ourselves the houses of God in possession.

The formula we are learning is that the Lord uses the doctrines of the kings of Assyria and Babylon to give Himself an occasion to destroy the kingdom of Babylon within His elect. Then He uses His elect to both judge this world and then to judge angels in the lake of fire:

Isa 33:14  The sinners in Zion are afraid; fearfulness hath surprised the hypocrites. Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings? [of the lake of fire]
Isa 33:15  He that walketh righteously, and speaketh uprightly; he that despiseth the gain of oppressions, that shaketh his hands from holding of bribes, that stoppeth his ears from hearing of blood, and shutteth his eyes from seeing evil;

1Co 6:2  Do ye not know that the saints shall judge the world? and if the world shall be judged by you, are ye unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
1Co 6:3  Know ye not that we shall judge angels? how much more things that pertain to this life?

Rev 11:15  And the seventh angel sounded; and there were great voices in heaven, saying, The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and of his Christ; and he shall reign for ever and ever.

Next week, if the Lord wills, we will learn that while the destruction of Babylon at the hands of God's elect, causes the anger of the Lord to cease, it also removes the yoke of the enslavement to our Egyptian and Babylonian taskmasters "because of the anointing" upon the Lord's anointed, His Christ.

In other words, the salvation of all men, even those in Babylon, will be accomplished by Christ via His Christ, His anointed:

Isa 10:27  And it shall come to pass in that day, that his burden shall be taken away from off thy shoulder, and his yoke from off thy neck, and the yoke shall be destroyed because of the anointing.
Isa 10:28  He is come to Aiath, he is passed to Migron; at Michmash he hath laid up his carriages:
Isa 10:29  They are gone over the passage: they have taken up their lodging at Geba; Ramah is afraid; Gibeah of Saul is fled.
Isa 10:30  Lift up thy voice, O daughter of Gallim: cause it to be heard unto Laish, O poor Anathoth.
Isa 10:31  Madmenah is removed; the inhabitants of Gebim gather themselves to flee.
Isa 10:32  As yet shall he remain at Nob that day: he shall shake his hand against the mount of the daughter of Zion, the hill of Jerusalem.
Isa 10:33  Behold, the Lord, the LORD of hosts, shall lop the bough with terror: and the high ones of stature shall be hewn down, and the haughty shall be humbled.
Isa 10:34  And he shall cut down the thickets of the forest with iron, and Lebanon shall fall by a mighty one.

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