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name Azazel is used by the Arabs to mean “evil demon.” This

demon goat represented the false god or false messiah (Satan or

the Antichrist) and in perfect parallel will be either bound in

Hades and/or cast alive into the Lake of Fire (respectively), on

the last Yom Kippur (Rev. 20:2; 19:19-20).

Yom Kippur—Doomsday

On Yom Kippur, at a location between the porch and the

altar, the high priest slew a bull during the ceremony. Joel, the

prophet, speaks of the coming of the Messiah at the time of

this ceremony.

“Blow the trumpet in Zion, declare a holy fast, call a sacred

assembly. Gather the people, consecrate the assembly; bring

together the elders, gather the children, those nursing at the

breast. Let the bridegroom leave his room and the bride her

chamber. Let the priests, who minister before the Lord, weep

between the temple porch and the altar”

(Joel 2:15-17).

The declared fast must be at Yom Kippur. It is the only fes-

tival that is a fast, the only one that is a solemn festival, and the

only one that takes place between the porch and the altar!

The picture we have is a cry to the Messiah to come and

end the persecution by the Antichrist and his armies. It also

shows the bride coming back to the earth with the Messiah

after the wedding ceremony in heaven.

Other passages, symbols, and visions also point to this Day

of Atonement as being Doomsday:

“Listen, O high priest Joshua and your associates seated be-

fore you, who are men symbolic of things to come: I am going