King James Bible, Matthew 24:44
Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.
King James Bible, Luke 19:42
Saying, If thou hadst known, even thou, at least in this thy day, the things which belong unto thy peace! but now they are hid from thine eyes.
As wise men of old discerned the celestial signs, understood the prophetic time of the Lord’s coming, acted on what they knew and observed, walking by faith, we are also called to rise up and wise up, discern the celestial and prophetic signs of the times, ready ourselves for the Lord’s soon coming for His Bride and help others to do likewise. Not heeding the countless warnings to do so will become apparent in hindsight only, once they’re affirmed by sudden destructive events and subsequent weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Like Jesus wept from afar before entering Jerusalem, knowing most were neither expecting nor ready for him, many believers have wept over the fate of undiscerning, spiritually slumbering or fast asleep loved ones in light of destructive times and events foretold not only in Scripture, but plastered over a growing volume of media outlets.
King James Bible, Amos 3:7
Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.
We may rest assured though the Lord will enable us to continue to unravel the intricate tapestry of prophetic events together, headed by many watchmen and pastors worldwide warning and equipping us to take appropriate action and waking up those still in spiritual slumber or deep sleep.
Simultaneously, as a mirror image, we are being inundated by our spiritual enemy with prophetic signaling among which tales of gateways and pathways through which Satan and dark spiritual consorts are serving us legal notice they will enter our realm soon as well and, if not regarded, accusingly hold us accountable afterwards.
Of the narrow road and broad gateways
Where the Lord’s doorway of readying ourselves and everlasting life in His presence as His Bride is closing shortly, Satan’s forbidden sinful gateways, opened up by the lusts of our eyes, flesh and self seeking pride leading to proverbial nowhere, or rather suffering, death and ultimately eternal damnation, are broadened at simultaneously.
These polar opposite routes and accompanying road signs are mapped out in our world’s urban design, its darker ground plans and building architecture influenced by prideful (Masonic) designers and builders of all ages; even under our cities’ (forgotten) ground plans and building foundations these prophetic indicators are found.
Queens door to nowhere | Times Square’s hidden arch
Consider this forgotten-by-most ‘door to nowhere’ on the north Times Square Shuttle platform, engraved with the word “Knickerbocker” belonging to the Knickerbocker Hotel, 6 Times Square at the SE corner of 7th Avenue and West 42nd, went up in 1906, a year after One Times Square.
‘6 Times Square, also known as the Newsweek Building or Knickerbocker Building, is a building located at 1466 Broadway at the southeast corner of 42nd Street in New York City. This historic building opened in 1906 as the Knickerbocker Hotel, “Knickerbocker” being an iconic name for New York. Built by John Jacob Astor as a showcase of luxury in a time of economic prosperity in the city, the hotel was destined to close its doors only 15 years later due to changes in fortune. The building was later home to Newsweek magazine between 1940 – 1959, and after major restoration in 1980 the building is now used for garment showrooms and offices. When the IRT subway was first built in 1904, a door from the platform led directly into the hotel. The door remains there, marked ‘Knickerbocker’, it has long since been blocked up.’
‘‘No station on our route is liable to be more active and important,” August Belmont, the president of the IRT, said in 1904 as he described the simultaneous construction of the subway stop and the new Times Building above and below it. Omitting mention of his own financial ties to the newspaper, Belmont said: ”Owing to the conspicuous position which The Times holds, it being one of the leading New York journals, it would seem fitting that the square on which the building stands should be known as ‘Times Square’ and the station as ‘Times Station.’
The Times’s pressroom was directly below the station. ”It is possible in the early morning hours to load the successive editions on subway cars for the most rapid general distribution,” the newspaper said in 1905 as it settled into a building it occupied for eight years before moving around the corner. An archway leading to the Times Building can still be seen on the shuttle platform, as can a door to the Knickerbocker Hotel.
In 1927, the IRT opened the terminal of its Queensboro line, which ”established beyond all competition Times Square’s claim to being the greatest station in the world, in point of traffic volume,” The Times said.” No station on our route is liable to be more active and important,” August Belmont, the president of the IRT, said in 1904 as he described the simultaneous construction of the subway stop and the new Times Building above and below it. Omitting mention of his own financial ties to the newspaper, Belmont said: ”Owing to the conspicuous position which The Times holds, it being one of the leading New York journals, it would seem fitting that the square on which the building stands should be known as ‘Times Square’ and the station as ‘Times Station.’ ”
Thus, a prophetically significant connection is discernible between the arched gateways and the flow of news, time and traffic and the opening and closing thereof.
The Times’s pressroom was directly below the station. ”It is possible in the early morning hours to load the successive editions on subway cars for the most rapid general distribution,” the newspaper said in 1905 as it settled into a building it occupied for eight years before moving around the corner. An archway can still be seen on the shuttle platform (now brown painted and almost plastered over, third photograph below), as can the aforementioned doorway to the recently modernized Knickerbocker Hotel which, in the gallery section of their current website, prominently features the underground entrance.
Speaking of the Times, the old doorway led directly to the New York Times Tower (the one now covered in billboards and ringed by the famous “zipper”) displaying all kinds of end times messages as well. The New York Times’ press room was directly below the station and the newspaper noted in 1905 that “it is possible in the early morning hours to load the successive editions on subway cars for the most rapid general distribution” although the paper would remain in the Times Tower for only 8 years.
Like our body’s transport system of veins and arteries can, in addition to transporting nutrients and oxygen (rapid general distribution) towards and from the heart, also transport poisonous or otherwise harmful and even degenerative ingested or injected substances, we have been acquainted with the possibility of our cities’ underground transport systems not only being used in a generative manner, but abused for nefarious purposes as well.
Only days after its opening on October 24th 1906, the management of the Astor family’s Hotel Knickerbocker was baffled. The 15-story hotel at Broadway and West 42nd Street was already bursting at its Beaux-Arts styled seams. Two-thirds of its rooms were occupied. Diners were being turned away from its restaurants.
“Where do all the people come from?” the managers asked. The answer was right under their noses. Actually, it was under their feet. Hidden in plain sight. And evidently, no one did miss the direct Underground access. “There is a constant stream of strangers through the lower floors of the hotel,” The New York Times reported. Prophetically, this continuing influx of strangers has recently taken the form of a mass flooding deemed ‘weaponized migration’ in many western cities and countries as of late. We wrote about that in this previous Forthtell post.
In 1927, the IRT opened the terminal of its Queensboro line, which ”established beyond all competition Times Square’s claim to being the greatest station in the world, in point of traffic volume,” The Times said.
Now, a closer look at how knickerbockers, prophetic signs of the times and world events are interconnected. Windsors included.
“This was the only answer we could ever get from him; and as my wife, by some of those odd ways in which women find out everything, learned that he was of very great connections, being related to the Knickerbockers of Schagticoke, and cousin-german to the congressman of that name, she did not like to treat him uncivilly.”
These words written by Washington Irving in his famous novel-parody Knickerbocker’s History of New York of 1809 launched the Knickerbacker name. A name, until that time, of an obscure clan of Dutchmen in central New York state became the famous Knickerbocker moniker adopted by old gentlemen on beer bottles and major league basketball teams. A name now most famous throughout New York and the United States. The name, spelled with the “O”, has become synonymous with everything 17th century New York Dutch.
Herman Knickerbocker (July 27, 1779 – January 30, 1855) was a United States Representative from New York. Born in Albany, he completed preparatory studies, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1803 and commenced practice in Albany. He became known as “the Prince of Schaghticoke” because of his hospitality and liberality.
An excerpt from Valentine’s Manual of Old New York, 1923 of Laura Dayton Fessenden’s reminiscences gives an idea of the nature of this part of town, along with the people who traveled the close by Bloomingdale Road.
‘When I was a little girl, in 1867-1868, the upper part of Manhattan Island, on the west or Hudson River side and north of 59th Street, was suburban. There was one line of street cars that penetrated ”through the quiet” at stated intervals (but never on schedule time) to the jingling of not unmusical harness bells. The route was up Eighth Avenue, and Eighth Avenue skirted the west side of Central Park, as it does to-day, and Central Park was in 1867 a comparatively new city acquisition. There was also once in every two or three hours (I think it was from six in the morning until six at night) a stage line that followed the windings of the Bloomingdale Road (now Broadway) through Bloomingdale, Manhattanville, Carmansville and on to Washington Heights’.
Sabbath keeping merchants and artists
Valentine’s manual continues: ‘It might be interesting to mention en passant that the people who used these street cars and stages were mostly known to one another, not perhaps personally, but as belonging to the same country-side neighborhood. As an instance of this fact, I recall a tall, dark, sallow man, who always wore a cloak and who was a tea merchant. The stages only ran on week days, for an old observance of the Sabbath was still held in half remembrance in New York.’
Great changes | fading church bells
Of course, there have been substantial changes since 1830. In his book, The Last Days of Knickerbocker Life in New York, Valentine’s father says: “When the church bells had ceased tolling and services were about to commence, heavy iron chains were drawn tightly across the streets containing the ‘Houses of Worship’ and only the doctor’s gig, on an errand of mercy, was allowed to pass through the barred roadway”; and again he says: “Sometimes on a lovely summer afternoon a brave sinner would get out his carriage and pair for a drive from town into the country, knowing that for this lapse, and an indefinite period thereafter, he would be a subject for intercession at family evening prayers.”
Many church bells have since then ceased and city life does not revolve around spiritual practices within church appointed boundaries anymore. The city, like its spiritual and merchant twin London and other global strongholds of finance, commerce and idolatry, have morally degraded to such an extent that they resemble the Biblical twin cities of Sodom and Gomorra, ripe for judgement. Various prophetic ministries have discerned their open idolatry displaying squares and underground systems are designated to be abused for ritual sacrifice. Recent and upcoming dark visitations of both New York and London by idols such as Anubis and the Baal Gateway foreshadow the global elite’s dark intents.
Though, as long as the remnant church is here, the gates of hell shall not prevail (Matthew 16:18). The church has not lost her sanctifying impact, as the Lord always preserves a remnant proclaiming his Word loud and clear, Times Square Church on the exact location of our narrative being one of them.
Hidden passageway coming to light
The Knickerbocker passageway has recently come to light again with the renovation of the Knickerbocker as a luxury hotel, after more than 90 years as an office building. The exterior of the Knickerbocker is still an officially designated landmark. The original hotel closed in 1920. In the 1930s, the Maxfield Parrish mural was moved to another Astor hotel, the St. Regis, at Fifth Avenue and East 55th Street, to become the centerpiece of the King Cole Bar. Office tenants in the Knickerbocker building over the years included Newsweek magazine, which was also once an Astor holding.
Apocalyptic scenery | forgone glory
The article continues: ‘Its architectural features were shattered, punctured, flaking, spalling and crumbling. The heraldic banners and settees are, of course, long gone. Only an apocalyptic film director or an incurable romantic would be drawn to this space, which is used for storage. Yet it has survived. Handsome circular ornaments called roundels still punctuate some of the plasterwork on the columns. A few surfaces retain the elaborate foliate patterns with which they were stenciled when Theodore Roosevelt was president.’
Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times
‘More stenciling, in an Art Nouveau pattern, can be discerned on the better-preserved roundels. (None are well preserved, but some are less ruined than others.) Apparently, the roundels were painted carmine or maroon, while the columns were a mint color or pine green. The stenciling seems to have been in gold.
In one corner of the space is a bricked-up entrance that corresponds with the “Knickerbocker” door on the platform, said Pasquale Botta, the director of engineering for the building. There are no plans to reopen it, said Jeff David, the managing director of the hotel. Even in its day, the subway entrance was not for everyone.
Charles the Ape | scaring women
For instance, after escaping from a nearby theater, an 11-year-old chimpanzee named Prince Charles strolled into the hotel lobby on Feb. 17, 1918. Despite the fact that he was fully dressed, the police were summoned. “Ape in Big Broadway Hotel,” the headline in The Times said the next day. “Scares Women as He Wanders Into the Knickerbocker Lobby.”’ Closely related, the Prince’s former wife Diana fits into the narrative as well.
Lady Diana | UK’s cultural influx
During the early 1980s, media interest in the then-Lady Diana Spencer brought a brief commercial revival of the look in women’s and unisex fashion both in Europe and North America, particularly among the “town and country”, “New Romantic“, and “preppie” sets. However, by 1984 the style had waned as more top-heavy styles with snug pants rendered the style obsolete. In sports and elite fashion a remnant is still visible.
This temporary British cultural influx coincided with the so called Second British Invasion referring to music acts from the United Kingdom that became popular in the United States from the middle of 1982 into late 1986, primarily due to the cable music channel MTV. While acts with a wide variety of styles were part of the invasion, it was mainly synthpop and new wave influenced acts that predominated. During the late 1980s, hair metal and dance music replaced Second Invasion acts atop the U.S. charts. As the 1980s wore on, American rock, heavy metal and pop music acts learned how to market themselves using video and make catchy singles and over time British acts became less prevalent on the U.S. charts and the broader British cultural impact diminished. Overtly, that is. Forthell readers are familiar with the extent to which British (and especially its monarchy’s) influence is exercised behind the scenes, though manifesting often ‘hidden in plain sight’, its impact reaching far beyond the entertainment industry.
Cross turned Queen
At the London twin end, its railway system has recently been revised and the opening of the renamed underground Crossrail line, now Elizabeth line celebrated by a public unveiling, much like the recent Trafalgar Square unveiling of the Palmyra arch scene. This Mailonline article on topic is steeped in occult symbolism and language for your perusal. I do not want to withhold these signal pictures though with pyramid structured, masonic handshake, orange (33 numerics) and purple (signaling ritual sacrifice, mingling of the blue/sky and red/earth, thus replacing the Lord as bridge) encoded messaging signaling nefarious elite intent.
A more blatant replacing of the spiritual way of the cross for a Queens purple line can hardly be fathomed.
A interesting video report on how these twin cities are foreshadowed to shortly suffer grand scale state-sponsored terrorism attacks through (nuclear headed) guided missiles and/or subway/underground railway biowarfare is found here. The twin strongholds appear designated to serve as guiding lights or beacons to the world within the ‘1000 points of light’ meme introduced by Bush sr. to usher in the New World Order by means of sudden destruction.
Coming full circle with the onset of this post, to the Lord’s remnant with ‘ears to hear and eyes to see’ the signs of the His soon coming and His calls to prepare our minds, hearts and garments accordingly are plentiful, while darkness simultaneously gains access into our realms through spiritual gateways and signs of pending global judgement through sudden destruction are equally discernible. The Lord’s conversing with and through His Bride is manifesting everywhere and in everything, even in and through the worlds forgotten places and transport systems beneath our feet. Satan’s dark mirrored media outlets, featuring his evil plots and blatant schemes merely provide negative confirmation.
To those in spiritual sleep or slumbering, scales and untuned ears obscure or even prevent spiritual insight and awareness of times, signs and consequences of (un-)yielding to the Lord and subsequent (ir-)responsiveness to his calling. Aside from watching, warning and readying ourselves and others, let us foremost pray our and others’ remaining scales and untuned ears will be respectively removed and tuned up quickly, as the time to do so is quickly running out.
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