Tau - The Mark of the Cross

"The glory of God called to the man in white and said, 'Go all through the city, all through Jerusalem, and mark a cross on the foreheads of all who deplore and disapprove of the filth practiced in it. To the others I heard him say, 'Follow him through the city, and strike...but do not touch anyone with a cross on his forehead. Begin at my sanctuary." (Ez.9:3-6).

When the man in white had finished carrying out God's orders in the city of Jerusalem, he returned to God and made his report, "I have carried out your orders". (Ez.9:11).

At that point the glory of God left the Temple and abandoned Jerusalem, and, with the entire retinue of heaven in accompaniment went off to Babylon to rescue the exiles, the people of God lost in the wilderness of paganism. (Ez.10 & 11).

Within a few hundred years of the crucifixion, most of the population of Rome had converted from Godlessness to the Christian faith.

Christ's 'Day of Atonement' had come to full 'Sonlight'. Following in the footsteps of Rome's conversion, spiritual nations all over the earth began to rise up and overthrow the satanic forces that had held them in bondage to sin.

The call had been made. Ezekiel's 'tau' prophecy was fulfilled. Those who deplored the world's violence were given a mark of baptism that separated them from all others around them. This mark was the sign of the cross -- a sign which began in Jerusalem and was sent from there to the farthest outposts of Babylon.

It is this nearly 2000-year epoch of Christian world rule and spiritual warfare that is the essence of all the symbolism. It is to this momentous Christian victory that all the metaphores surrounding the 'Day of Atonement' in scripture had been pointing. A window had been opened through which the world's people could finally make their escape from mortal captivity in the pagan dungeons of Babylon.

See, Also:

'The Clock of God', Chapter 17, 'The Conversion of the World'

'The Clock of God', Chapter 12, 'Baptism of Repentance'

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