by Steve Barwick

Christians celebrate Jesus Christ in music, all the time. Abounding throughout churches are songs about His glory, His Second Coming and His merciful help in time of need for those who love Him.

So, since Christians worship Christ, in song, on a regular basis, why don’t Satanists celebrate the antichrist in song, as well?

Turns out, they do. It’s just hidden.

But if you have eyes to see and ears to hear, you’ll see right through the disguise, just by listening to the songs, with discernment, while comparing them to God’s Word on the same subject.

With that said, let’s get started.

Our first ‘song of the antichrist’ is titled Red Right Hand, by Nick Cave and the Bad Seed. We’ll take a look at the lyrics, first. Then, we’ll do a little analysis:

Red Right Hand

by Nick Cave and the Bad Seed

Lyrics:

Take a little walk to the edge of town and go across the tracks
Where the viaduct looms, like a bird of doom as it shifts and cracks
Where secrets lie in the border fires in the humming wires
Hey man, you know you’re never coming back
Past the square, past the bridge, past the mills, past the stacks

On a gathering storm comes a tall handsome man
In a dusty black coat with a red right hand

He’ll wrap you in his arms, tell you that you’ve been a good boy
He’ll rekindle all the dreams, it took you a lifetime to destroy
He’ll reach deep into the hole, heal your shrinking soul
But there won’t be a single thing that you can do

He’s a god, he’s a man, he’s a ghost, he’s a guru
They’re whispering his name through this disappearing land
But hidden in his coat is a red right hand

You don’t have no money? He’ll get you some
You don’t have no car? He’ll get you one
You don’t have no self-respect, you feel like an insect
Well don’t you worry buddy ’cause here he comes

Through the ghettos and the barrio and the Bowery and the slum
A shadow is cast wherever he stands
Stacks of green paper in his red right hand

You’ll see him in your nightmares, you’ll see him in your dreams
He’ll appear out of nowhere but he ain’t what he seems
You’ll see him in your head, on the TV screen
And hey buddy, I’m warning you to turn it off

He’s a ghost, he’s a god, he’s a man, he’s a guru
You’re one microscopic cog in his catastrophic plan
Designed and directed by his red right hand

Credits: Nicholas Edward Cave, Mick Harvey, Thomas Wydler. For non-commercial use only.

Commentary/Analysis:

The first thing I noticed was the band’s name: Nick Cave and the Bad Seed. Clearly, someone in this band knows about the seduction in the garden that brought about the first “bad seed,” meaning Cain.

I guess he couldn’t call the band Nick Cave and the Kenites (i.e., sons of Cain). So, he chose Nick Cave and the Bad Seed. I think I would have preferred Nick Cave and the Kenites. 😊

As you can see, this song kicks off by painting a bleak picture of the crumbling infrastructure of the western industrialized nations, leaving most countries mere shells of their former selves, with no return to former greatness possible. (e.g., “Hey man, you know you’re never coming back.”)

Take a little walk to the edge of town and go across the tracks
Where the viaduct looms, like a bird of doom as it shifts and cracks
Where secrets lie in the border fires in the humming wires
Hey man, you know you’re never coming back
Past the square, past the bridge, past the mills, past the stacks

National borders are being demolished by one-worldism (“border fires”), And it’s becoming increasingly obvious that the whole world is sinking into a dark morass, which Cave calls a “gathering storm.”

On a gathering storm comes a tall handsome man
In a dusty black coat with a red right hand

It’s important to note that a “gathering storm” is not a storm that’s just beginning. No. It’s a reference to an extremely severe weather condition consisting of violent winds hitting from all four directions at once.

Just like the four winds of Revelation 7 blowing furiously upon the world, which, in turn, usher in the four stages of One-Worldism and ultimately, the antichrist himself. Right?

Revelation 7:1: After this I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding back the four winds of the earth, so that no wind would blow on the earth or on the sea or on any tree.

But what happens once those winds are released, and begin to blow in all directions at once?

Daniel 7:2-3 Daniel said: “In my vision at night I looked, and there before me were the four winds of heaven churning up the great sea. Four great beasts, each different from the others, came up out of the sea.

The four stages of one-worldism begin to arise when those four winds begin to blow – i.e., the ‘gathering storm.’ The antichrist stands up and takes over at the fourth stage (Dan 7:7-8).

So, yes, the antichrist arrives on a “gathering storm” of God’s four winds.

But let’s dig into this subject just a tiny bit deeper, because there’s more to learn.

I believe Cave is also referring to Robert Jordan’s epic international bestselling novel, The Gathering Storm, which, believe it or not, is about “a reborn dragon struggling to unite a fractured network of kingdoms and alliances in preparation for the ‘Last Battle.’

Hmmm. A story about a “reborn” dragon who works to unite the world behind himself as some kind of “last battle” looms. Where have you heard that, before? How about the book of Revelation?

Yes, it’s just like when Satan – that old dragon of Revelation 12 – arrives to this earth in his role of the antichrist (i.e., instead-of-Christ) to heal the deadly wound and to deceive God’s children into worshipping him as “God.” Which ultimately leads…drum roll, please… to that ‘last battle’ between God and the dragon and his followers.

So, it’s no surprise that next, in the song, Cave announces the sudden arrival of an enigmatic stranger – a “tall handsome man in a dusty black coat with a red right hand” who shows up just as the world is descending into chaos.

I hope you noticed the “dusty black coat” this man wears. Biblically speaking, who do we know of, who was condemned by God to wallow in the dust for the rest of his life?

Genesis 3:14 And the Lord God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:

So, the enigmatic stranger in this song is the serpent, that old dragon, the devil (Rev. 12:9)

And that “red right hand”? What’s that about?

The term “red right hand” was coined by John Milton in his epic poem Paradise Lost, in 1667. In the poem, a demon named Belial warns other demons that God’s “red right hand” would be the price they’d have to pay if they pushed the war in heaven too far.

So, the term “red right hand” was used by Milton as a euphemism for divine judgement, justice and vengeance.

Remember, according to the Scriptures, Christ is seated at God’s “right hand,” He is, indeed, God’s right hand of power, spiritually speaking.

What’s more, in Isaiah 63:1-4, the Lord shows up for His Second Advent in bright red blood-drenched clothing, As it’s written:

Isaiah 63:1 Who is this that cometh from Edom, with dyed garments from Bozrah? this that is glorious in his apparel, travelling in the greatness of his strength? I that speak in righteousness, mighty to save.

Isaiah 63:2 Wherefore art thou red in thine apparel, and thy garments like him that treadeth in the winefat?

Isaiah 63:3 I have trodden the winepress alone; and of the people there was none with me: for I will tread them in mine anger, and trample them in my fury; and their blood shall be sprinkled upon my garments, and I will stain all my raiment.

Isaiah 63:4 For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.

Or, as Revelation19:13 reveals, succinctly:

Revelation 19:13 And He was clothed in a vesture dipped in blood, and His name is called the Word of God.

So, Jesus Christ, the living Word of God, arrives to this earth in blood-red garments – and that’s because He’s acting as God’s “red right hand” of divine justice and vengeance.

This means He’s the distributor of God’s divine justice and vengeance, at the Second Advent. He ushers in, and carries out, God’s divine judgment on this old earth and its inhabitants (Revelation 14, Revelation 18, Revelation 19).

But the “messiah” figure in the Nick Cave song is the false Christ, not the true Christ.

In other words, he’s the imitation Christ, so he imitates God’s justice and judgment.

And, as we know from II Thessalonians 2:1-4, the false Christ arrives first, to deceive the world into believing he’s “God,” while the true Christ comes afterwards to unleash God’s judgment, justice and vengeance on the earth.

And what does this enigmatic stranger who hides his “red right hand” in his dusty black coat, do?

He proceeds to tell the people of the world exactly what they want to hear. He tickles their ears with compliments and accolades and offers to help them in any way possible with all of their problems.

He’ll wrap you in his arms, tell you that you’ve been a good boy
He’ll rekindle all the dreams, it took you a lifetime to destroy
He’ll reach deep into the hole, heal your shrinking soul
But there won’t be a single thing that you can do

He’s a god, he’s a man, he’s a ghost, he’s a guru
They’re whispering his name through this disappearing land
But hidden in his coat is a red right hand

You don’t have no money? He’ll get you some
You don’t have no car? He’ll get you one
You don’t have no self-respect, you feel like an insect
Well don’t you worry buddy ’cause here he comes

Through the ghettos and the barrio and the Bowery and the slum
A shadow is cast wherever he stands
Stacks of green paper in his red right hand

Indeed, the book of Daniel tells us that when the antichrist arrives, he’ll do what no other world leader has done. He’ll “scatter among them the prey, and spoil, and riches…

In other words, as Pastor Arnold Murray used to say, “He’ll put two chickens in every pot and two cars in every garage.” As it’s written:

Daniel 11:24He shall enter peaceably even upon the fattest places of the province; and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his fathers’ fathers; he shall scatter among them the prey, and spoil, and riches: yea, and he shall forecast his devices against the strong holds, even for a time.

Yep. He gives it all away. “Stacks of green paper in his red right hand.”

So, to sum up, in Nick Cave’s song, Red Right Hand, we see:

  • The western world descending into chaos, with its industrial might and once-powerful infrastructure being obliterated, and national borders being quietly eliminated.
  • An enigmatic “messiah” figure arriving on the scene with the solutions to everyone’s problems, and money to burn.

Finally, the song leaves us with the following warning:

“You’re a microscopic cog in a catastrophic plan, designed and directed by his red right hand.”

In other words, while this false Christ imitates the true Christ, pretending to dispense Gods justice on earth, he’s never-the-less inadvertently ushering in the true justice and vengeance (red right hand) of God Almighty, which takes place at Christ’s second advent.

You see, it will be all of those who fall for Satan’s deceptive ruse – his portrayal of himself as the Messiah of God – who will bow and worship him, and will take his mark and the number of his name. Short of repentance, these shall suffer the judgment and vengeance of God. As it’s written:

Revelation 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,

Revelation 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.

Revelation 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.

So, we see here a vivid portrayal of the antichrist arriving on the scene during a time of world turmoil, and offering the people of this world everything they need, if they’ll only follow him.

Yes, just like the antichrist of the Bible.

Next up on our list of songs of the antichrist’ is an oldies classic, The Mighty Quinn, by Bob Dylan

The Mighty Quinn

by Bob Dylan, sung by Manfred Mann’s Earth Band

Lyrics:

Come all without
Come all within
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn
Come all without
Come all within
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

Everybody’s building ships and boats
Some are building monuments
Others jotting down notes
Everybody’s in despair, every girl and boy
But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here
Everybody’s gonna jump for joy

Come on without
Come on within
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

I like to go just like the rest
I like my sugar sweet
But jumping queues, and making haste just ain’t my cup of meat
Everyone’s beneath the trees
Feeding pigeons on a limb
But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here
All the pigeons gonna run to him

Come all without
Come all within
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn
Come all without
Come all within
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

Let me do what I wanna do
I can’t decide ’em all
Just tell me where to put ’em
And I’ll tell you who to call
Nobody can get no sleep
There’s someone on everyone’s toes
But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here
Everybody’s gonna want a dose

Come all without (just singin’ a song)
Come all within (everybody)
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn (I wanna hear you sing)

Come all without
Come all within (here he comes now)
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn (let’s come on and sing)

Come all without (just singin’ a song)
Come all within (everybody)
You’ll not see nothing like the Mighty Quinn

(Come on and all) come all without
Come all within
You’ll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn

Credits: Bob Dylan. For non-commercial use only.

Commentary/Analysis:

Hidden right in the song title is the key to understanding this song: “The Mighty Quinn.”

“Quinn” is a Gaelic name, meaning “wise one.” It’s almost always associated with wisdom and might. It can even mean “chief” or “ruler.” So, the “mighty Quinn” is “the mighty Wise One” or the “mighty Chief.”

A derivative name – “Quin” – is of Spanish and Hebrew origin and means “counsel.” But perhaps the single-most interesting thing about the name is that it’s pronounced very similarly to the Biblical name, “Cain,” as virtually every book about name meanings or ancestry points out:

You see, the Hebrew word for Cain is Qayin. Which sounds very much like Quin, doesn’t it?

Strong’s Hebrew: 7014. קָ֫יִן (Qayin) – Cain

Qayin: Cain
Original Word:קַיִן
Part of Speech:proper name; of a people; location; proper name, masculine
Transliteration:Qayin
Phonetic Spelling:(kah’-yin)

What’s more, in certain Jewish circles, the name “Quin” is actually used as an Anglicized derivative of the Hebrew name Cain. Here’s a snippet from a page in ancestry.com:

Even ChatGPT (so-called artificial intelligence) agrees, stating:

“The name Quinn is often used as a derivative of the name Cain, It’s a common practice in the English-speaking world to create nicknames or variations of names by using the first syllable of a similar sound. In this case, Quinn is derived from the “qu” sound in Cain.”

In other words, the “mighty Quinn” is the equivalent of the “mighty Cain.” (Keep in mind the song was written by Chabad-supporting Jewish singer/songwriter Bob Dylan, also known as Robert Zimmerman).

This song starts and finishes with a call to come worship the antichrist, portrayed here as “the mighty Quinn.”

Come all without, come all within
You’ll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn

Yes, the call goes out: Everybody on the outside (“come all without”), and everybody on the inside (“come all within”), are invited.

In other words, the whole world is invited to follow and worship this charismatic stranger.

And once again, just as in the Red Right Hand song, we see the arrival of this Messiah-like figure taking place at a time of worldwide turmoil and trouble, and turning the people of this world toward himself.

Everybody’s in despair, every girl and boy
But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here,
everybody’s gonna jump for joy

And also:

Nobody can get no sleep
There’s someone on everyone’s toes
But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here
Everybody’s gonna want a dose

Yep, it’s Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show. And everybody’s gonna want a dose.

I love this particular line from the song:

But when Quinn the Eskimo gets here, all the pigeons gonna run to him

In modern con-artist terminology, the term “pigeons” refers to people who are easily fooled, hoodwinked or cheated. In other words, a ‘”pigeon” is a dupe.

And Dylan has the “pigeons” of this world running straight into the arms of his “Mighty Quinn” anti-Christ figure, just as most Christians in this world today will run straight into the arms of the antichrist when he gets here, because they’ll believe he’s “Jesus” come to rapture them out.

And why is the messiah-like character called Quinn the Eskimo?

It might have to do with survivalism. I find it fascinating that many Jews believe they and the Eskimos are the longest tribal survivors in world history. Jewish news reporter Judy Stone, writing on this topic in the Jewish Forward, refers to Jews and Eskimos as “kindred spirits.”

Strange, isn’t it? Yet there may be good reason to think in terms of some kind of relationship between Cain and the Eskimos.

Indeed, according to an article on FactMonster.com, “Eskimos are most closely related to the Mongolian peoples of eastern Asia.”

Encyclopedia.com agrees, saying, “The Asiatic Eskimos belong to the Arctic (Eskimo) Group of the Great Mongolian racial category.

And according to the Scriptures, when Cain was banished from God’s presence in Genesis 4, he went “east of Eden” to the land of “Nod” to take a wife.

In the Hebrew language, the word “Nod” means, “exile,” “vagrancy”, or “homelessness”. And according to the Bible scholar Gesenius, Nod means “flight” or “exile.”

These translations align perfectly with Genesis 4:12 where God exiled Cain from His presence and told him he would be “a fugitive and a vagabond…in the earth.”

Interestingly, throughout history, the Mongolians, like the Kenites (i.e., descendants of Cain) are described as “nomads” and “tribal wanderers” who were eventually united under the famous Mongol ruler, Ghengis Khan, before becoming a great military and political power throughout the Orient and parts of the near and middle east.

The ruling descendants of the main branch of Genghis Khan’s dynasty are referred to as the Great Khans.

You’ll note the resemblance between the title Khan and the name, Cain. Could there be a direct relationship?

What if I told you the Mongolian title Khan comes from the Turko-Mongol word qayan,while in Biblical Hebrew, the name Cain is translated from the word qayin? Would you find that too much of a coincidence?

Another title used by the Mongols for their supreme leader, is Khagan. The term means “khan of khans,” similar to how Christ is referred to as “Lord of lords” or “King of kings” in the Bible. But what I find most interesting is the fact that if you change the “g” sound in Khagan, to a “y” sound, as is common in the old languages, you get Khayan, or, phonetically put, kayan (i.e., qayin, or Cain).

So, is the “Khan of Khans” better understood as the “Cain of Cains,” or the “head Cain”? And does the “great Khan” actually mean the “great Cain”?

All of this, for me, begs the following question: Did Cain, the exiled wanderer, go to greater Mongolia (i.e., “east of Eden”) to find a wife, and end up joining one of the wandering Mongol tribes, there, eventually becoming the ruler over the entire Mongolian Empire?

And were the great “Khans” of China and Mongolia actually a royal lineage sprung from Cain, himself, after he took a wife in “Nod” and began having children?

I find the idea that Cain first married into the Chinese/Mongolian race very compelling, because, to this very day, they still hold the dragon – Cain’s father, that old serpent, the devil – in high esteem as a symbol of power and good fortune. Indeed, the dragon is their national symbol.

(Keep in mind that a dragon is simply a serpent with wings, with the wings symbolizing the serpent’s widespread travel and reach throughout history, particularly through the spread of his progeny among many nations and population groups.)

Most folks don’t realize that ancient Chinese history describes the Chinese as having had outposts in Babylonia “on the great Euphrates plain,” all of the way up to the time of the great flood, which their history books recount.

It’s also been speculated that the name “Cain” is reflected in many Chinese/Mongolian names, i.e., Khan, Chan, Chen, Chang, Kang, Chuen, Kung, Kwan, Kwon, Qwan, and other Chinese derivatives of the Hebrew name “Qayin,” which is translated “Cain” in the English Bible.

What’s more, the name Cain is reflected in many Hebrew names, as well, i.e., Cohn, Cohen, Cahn, Cohn, Kahn, Kohn, Kahane, Kahen, Kahana, and others…including Kagan!

So…did “Jewish” (i.e., Kenite) singer-songwriter Bob Dylan surreptitiously acknowledge such a thing in this song?

Does Bob Dylan’s messianic figure, “Quinn the Eskimo,” actually stand for Cain the Mongol?

To be totally transparent with you, Dylan has previously claimed he was influenced to use the phrase “Quinn the Eskimo” in this song, after watching Anthony Quinn play an Eskimo in the movie The Savage Innocents.

That makes no sense to me, at all, when you compare the song’s lyrics to the movie’s plot and theme. They are completely unrelated.

Regardless, once again, we have a character in a song who arrives unexpectedly during a time of great worldwide turmoil, and almost magically transforms despair into joy, suffering into rejoicing and chaos into rest.

Yes, the “mighty Quinn” is another antichrist character, in song.

Next up in our line-up of ‘songs of the antichrist’ is Donavan’s 1960’s-era hit, the Hurdy Gurdy Man…

Hurdy Gurdy Man

by Donovan

Lyrics:

Thrown like a star in my vast sleep
I open my eyes to take a peep
To find that I was by the sea
Me gazing with tranquility

It was then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Came singing songs of love
Then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Came singing songs of love

“Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy”, he sang
“Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy”, he sang
“Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy”, he sang

Histories of ages past
Unenlightened shadows cast
Down through all eternity
The crying of humanity

It is then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Comes singing songs of love
Then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Comes singing songs of love

“Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy”, he sang
“Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy
Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy”, he sang

“Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy”, he sang
Here comes the Roly Poly Man and he’s singing songs of love
“Roly poly, roly poly, holy poly, poly”, he sang
“Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy”, he sang
“Hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, hurdy gurdy, gurdy”, he sang

Credits: Donovan Leitch. For non-commercial use only.

Commentary/Analysis:

Here we have yet another song about the world being visited by an enlightened stranger during a time of great turmoil and upheaval.

Histories of ages past
Unenlightened shadows cast
Down through all eternity
The crying of humanity

It is then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Comes singing songs of love
Then when the Hurdy Gurdy Man
Came singing songs of love

According to the first lyric of the song, in his dreams, the singer is transported to a tranquil seashore.

Thrown like a star in my vast sleep
I open my eyes to take a peep
To find that I was by the sea
Me gazing with tranquility

Of course, we know from the Scriptures that the waters of the sea represent “peoples, and multitudes, and nations and tongues” where the “great whore” (i.e., worldwide false religion) sitteth. As it’s written:

Revelation 17:15 And he saith unto me, The waters which thou sawest, where the whore sitteth, are peoples, and multitudes, and nations, and tongues.

And a “tranquil” seashore would indicate that the antichrist has already arrived on the scene and is working his musical magic among the people.

And just what is a “Hurdy Gurdy,” you might ask. Believe it or not, it’s an ancient musical instrument – a violin-like stringed instrument that sounds a bit like a fiddle crossed with a bagpipe.

So, the messiah figure in this song plays a rare instrument called a hurdy gurdy, and is thus known as the Hurdy Gurdy Man.

Why is this important? Church tradition tells us that Satan – the antichrist – is the chief musician of heaven. Indeed, Ezekiel 28:13 states:

“…the workmanship of thy tabrets and thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou was created.” (Ez. 28:13)

In other words, he’s the “muse” behind music, for those who love the false Christ rather than the true Christ. He’s the false “rock’ behind rock n’ roll.

Indeed, the use of alluring or captivating music to draw crowds to him is another theme that runs through many of these “songs of the antichrist,” as you’ll see in the very next one…

…a fairly simplistic tune called The Pied Piper, by Crispian St. Peters…

The Pied Piper

by Chrispian St. Peters

Lyrics:

You
With your masquerading
And you
Always contemplating
What to do
In case heaven has found you
Can’t you see
That it’s all around you

So follow me
One, two, hey come on, babe
Follow me
I’m the Pied Piper
Follow me
I’m the Pied Piper
And I’ll show you where it’s at

Come on, babe
Can’t you see
I’m the Pied Piper
Trust in me
I’m the Pied Piper
And I’ll show you where it’s at

Girl
Don’t be scared to move
Hey, babe
What are you tryin’ to prove
It ain’t true
That your life has kicked you
It’s your mind
And that’s all that’s trickin’ you
So step in line

Come on, babe
Follow me
Come on, babe
Trust in me
Come on, babe
Can’t you see
Come on, babe
Follow me

Credits: Steve Duboff, Art Kornfeld. For non-commercial use only.

Commentary/Analysis:

To better understand this song, you first have to know that it’s based on an old German children’s story. According to The Legend of the Pied Piper, by Andrea Diamond:

The Pied Piper is a legend that originated in Hamelin, Germany during the middle ages.

The story goes that the town was struggling with a rat infestation problem and was desperate for relief.

A mysterious man in “pied clothing” approached the mayor and promised he could rid the city of its problem in return for payment of 1000 guilders.

The mayor accepted and the Piper played his magical pipe to lure the rats into the Weser River, where all but one drowned.

The townsfolk then refused to pay the Piper the agreed upon price. As revenge for not being paid, he hypnotized the town’s children with his music and led them away, never to be seen again.

And that’s really all you need to know in order to understand the “messianic” figure in this song.

He’s the one who leads the people of this old world astray, with his music (remember, Satan is said to be the chief musician of heaven), and like the little children who were never seen again in the original Pied Piper story, so the people of this world never come back from worshiping the antichrist, either. Gone for good, short of repentance, of course.

But let’s look just a bit deeper.

The song begins with the singer – the Pied Piper – telling a young lady that heaven has already arrived to this earth, and that all she has to do to enjoy it, is follow him.

You
With your masquerading
And you
Always contemplating
What to do
In case heaven has found you
Can’t you see

That it’s all around you
So follow me
One, two, hey come on, babe
Follow me
I’m the Pied Piper
Follow me
I’m the Pied Piper
And I’ll show you where it’s at

As you can see, she’s also told she’ll be given special knowledge (e.g., “And I’ll show you where it’s at”) that can only be gained by following this messianic-like “Pied Piper” figure.

The Pied Piper repeatedly tells the young lady to “trust in me,” and “follow me,” and then plaintively asks, two different times, “Can’t you see?”

If this doesn’t sound a lot like Satan deceiving and seducing Eve in the garden of Eden, then I don’t know what would.

You’ll also note that the “Pied Piper” character tells the young lady that while she may feel that life has been very unkind to her, it’s really just an attitude adjustment she needs. All she has to do is “step in line” and follow him, and her troubles will be over.

Quite the sales pitch, huh?

Yet, Biblically speaking, it’s basically the same sales pitch the antichrist will make when he gets here. Turn to him, and he’ll promise to drive all of your troubles away.

Don’t you believe it.

Next in our line-up of antichrist songs is one titled “Mr. Blue Sky,” from the band called ELO, or Electric Light Orchestra…

“Mr. Blue Sky”

by ELO

Lyrics:

(Morning! Today’s forecast calls for blue skies)

The sun is shining in the sky
There ain’t a cloud in sight
It’s stopped raining, everybody’s in the play
And don’t you know it’s a beautiful new day?
Hey, hey, hey

Running down the avenue
See how the sun shines brightly
In the city, on the streets where once was pity
Mr. Blue Sky is living here today
Hey, hey, hey

Mr. Blue Sky, please tell us why
You had to hide away for so long (So long)
Where did we go wrong?
Mr. Blue Sky, please tell us why
You had to hide away for so long (So long)
Where did we go wrong?

Hey you with the pretty face
Welcome to the human race
A celebration, Mr. Blue Sky’s up there waiting
And today is the day we’ve waited for
Ah, ah, ah

Oh, Mr. Blue Sky, please tell us why
You had to hide away for so long (So long)
Where did we go wrong?

Hey there, Mr. Blue
We’re so pleased to be with you
Look around, see what you do
Everybody smiles at you
Hey there, Mr. Blue
We’re so pleased to be with you
Look around, see what you do
Everybody smiles at you

(Mr. Blue Sky)
(Mr. Blue Sky)
(Mr. Blue Sky-y)

Mr. Blue, you did it right
But soon comes Mr. Night
Creeping over, now his hand is on your shoulder
Never mind, I’ll remember you this
I’ll remember you this way

Mr. Blue Sky, please tell us why
You had to hide away for so long (So long)
Where did we go wrong?

Hey there, Mr. Blue (Sky)
We’re so pleased to be with you (Sky)
Look around, see what you do (Blue)
Everybody smiles at you

Credits: Jeff Lynne. For non-commercial use only.

Commentary/Analysis:

In this song, the messianic figure is already on earth bringing about happiness and good cheer for all:

The sun is shining in the sky
There ain’t a cloud in sight
It’s stopped raining, everybody’s in the play
And don’t you know it’s a beautiful new day?
Hey, hey, hey

Running down the avenue
See how the sun shines brightly
In the city, on the streets where once was pity
Mr. Blue Sky is living here today
Hey, hey, hey

So, the messianic figure from the “blue sky” has brought peace and good tidings to the earth. Even the sun seems to shine more brightly with his presence.

But the people have questions. They ask “Mr. Blue Sky” why he’d been away for so long:

Mr. Blue Sky, please tell us why
You had to hide away for so long (So long)
Where did we go wrong?
Mr. Blue Sky, please tell us why
You had to hide away for so long (So long)
Where did we go wrong?

The song doesn’t directly answer the question. But as Christians, we know the reason antichrist has yet to arrive:

It’s because Michael the archangel hasn’t booted him out of heaven, yet, as described in Revelation 12:7-9. It’s all in God’s timing. As it’s written:

Revelation 12:7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,

Revelation 12:8 And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.

Revelation 12:9 And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.

Revelation 12:10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.

Revelation 12:11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.

Revelation 12:12 Therefore rejoice, ye heavens, and ye that dwell in them. Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.

Next in the song, the people pay homage to this “Mr. Blue Sky,” by assuring him his presence is making them all exquisitely happy:

Hey there, Mr. Blue
We’re so pleased to be with you
Look around, see what you do
Everybody smiles at you
Hey there, Mr. Blue
We’re so pleased to be with you
Look around, see what you do
Everybody smiles at you

And finally, a surprise twist:

But soon comes Mr. Night
Creeping over, now his hand is on your shoulder
Never mind, I’ll remember you this
I’ll remember you this way

It looks like Mr. Blue Sky gets occluded by the mysterious “Mr. Night.”

Biblically speaking, “Mr. Night” would be the Prince of Darkness…Satan himself. But in occultic terms, our heavenly Father is the adversary who stands against their god, Lucifer. In other words, our heavenly Father is the one who can put Satan to bed, so to speak. He can turn Satan’s lights out.

But the people appear to react to the presence of “Mr. Night” by praising “Mr. Blue Sky” all the more:

Hey there, Mr. Blue (Sky)
We’re so pleased to be with you (Sky)
Look around, see what you do (Blue)
Everybody smiles at you

This should remind you of the fact that after the Millennium teaching period, when God’s children have enjoyed 1,000 years of perfect teaching under Christ Himself, great multitudes of them, when given the choice, will still choose to follow Satan rather than live eternally in peace and harmony with God, through Christ Jesus.

Revelation 20:7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,

Revelation 20:8 And shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the earth, Gog and Magog, to gather them together to battle: the number of whom is as the sand of the sea.

Revelation 20: 9 And they went up on the breadth of the earth, and compassed the camp of the saints about, and the beloved city: and fire came down from God out of heaven, and devoured them.

And that’s how it ends for those who choose to follow and worship Mr. Blue Sky.

All I can say at this point is that my old Dad had a saying about people who try to “blow blue sky up your ass.” And his advice was to stay the heck away from them.

That’s my advice, to you, too, regarding “Mr. Blue Sky” when he gets here.

More Than You Might Think

Truth be told, there are a lot of thinly-disguised songs about the antichrist and his arrival to this old earth.

  • You might want to check out the lyrics, for example, to David Bowie’s Starman, in which the messiah-figure is waiting in the skies to return.
  • Or, you ladies check out Three Dog Night’s song, Eli’s Coming (which I recommend for those who understand Satan’s propensity for little play-pretties, which is why he zeroed-in on Mother Eve in the Garden).
  • The song Salisbury Hill by Peter Gabriel is about the antichrist showing up (as an “eagle in the night”) and offering to fly his followers away.
  • And the song Come Sail Away, by Styx, is about “a band of angels” in a Starship that offer to take everyone sailing away with them.
  • Patty Smith’s song, Distant Fingers, is about the anxiety of waiting for the antichrist to arrive from the skies.
  • And, of course, you have Neil Young’s After the Goldrush, in which he envisions the “silver ships” of Satan coming to rescue his “chosen ones” from an apparent worldwide natural catastrophe (“look at Mother Nature on the run”).
  • Dear Mr. Fantasy by Stevie Winwood, is about the antichrist and his ability to use music to “pull us out of the gloom” and “make us all laugh.”

Yes, there are indeed lots of songs about the antichrist, if you know how to “hear” them. Most folks, don’t. So, they never realize they’re inadvertently praising the antichrist when they sing along with these songs.

One song in particular that many Christians seem to love to sing along with is My Sweet Lord, by George Harrison. But if Christians would just listen to the final lyrics of the song for a moment or two, they’d realize it’s another song praising a false God, in this case, Krishna, the Hindu “supreme god” and equivalent of the antichrist.

Once you have your ears unstopped, so to speak, you can’t “unhear” these songs. You know them for exactly what they are. Praise songs for the antichrist.

The bottom line is that many rock n’ roll singers are the modern-day incarnations of the priests of Baal, of I Kings 18. Their job is to prepare – through music – the hearts and souls of men for the arrival of the antichrist, which of course is Satan himself, the so-called chief musician of heaven.

And that’s why I call these singers the Singing Priests of Baal.

In Summary

Just as we Christians sing praise to God as a regular part of our Christian worship, so the Satanists sing praise to the antichrist.

The songs are often disguised as love songs, or “hero” songs, or other such nonsense. But listen to the lyrics carefully and compare them to what you know Biblically about the antichrist and his arrival, and you’ll see.

Just as we wait anxiously for the return of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, so they too wait anxiously for the their lord and savior, the antichrist, which is to say, Satan himself.

And if you’ll always remember that Satan comes first, before Christ’s second advent (II Thessalonians 2:1-4) to work his deception, you’ll know that the first supernatural being who comes to this earth claiming to be its savior, is a fake and a liar.

Always remember that when the true Christ returns, we will all “be changed, in the twinkling of an eye” into our new spiritual bodies in which there’s no pain (I Corinthians 15:55).

So, if a charismatic stranger shows up promising to solve the world’s problems if you’ll just bow down and worship him, you’ll know to pinch yourself, first. If it hurts when you pinch, then it ain’t Jesus Christ you’re looking at. It’s the antichrist.

And he’d like to wrap you up in one of his songs, and have you for dinner.

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