Population: 253,609,643 (July 2014 est.)
Ethnic groups: Javanese 40.1%, Sundanese 15.5%, Malay 3.7%, Batak 3.6%, Madurese 3%, Betawi 2.9%, Minangkabau 2.7%,
Buginese 2.7%, Bantenese 2%, Banjarese 1.7%, Balinese 1.7%, Acehnese 1.4%, Dayak 1.4%, Sasak 1.3%, Chinese 1.2%,
other 15% (2010 est.)
Religions: Muslim 87.2%, Christian 7%, Roman Catholic 2.9%, Hindu 1.7%, other 0.9% (includes Buddhist and Confucian),
unspecified 0.4% (2010 est.)
At 0009hrs., March 10, 1998, the Lord Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit gave Rev. Hansen a message for the people of Indonesia:
"THE REASON WHY ALL THIS HAS COME UPON YOU IS TO TURN YOUR ATTENTION TO THE LIVING GOD, JESUS CHRIST. THE ASIAN STOCK MARKET CRASH WAS PROPHESIED YEARS AGO BECAUSE MAN TRUSTED IN THEMSELVES."
Rev. Hansen has documented prophecies in 1993, 1994, 1995 to Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia as well as Indonesia concerning the Asian Stock Market Crash.
"IT WILL APPEAR TO RECOVER BUT WILL CRASH AGAIN LEADING INTO A WORLDWIDE ECONOMIC CRASH AND RESTRUCTURING. DO NOT BLAME YOUR LEADERS, FOR IT DID NOT MATTER WHO THEY WERE. THE BLAME BELONGS TO THE PEOPLE OF INDONESIA SERVING THEMSELVES IN THE NAME OF GOD.
TURN TO JESUS CHRIST AS YOUR LORD AND SAVIOUR AND I (JESUS/GOD) WILL STOP THE CURSE UPON INDONESIA. IF NOT, BLOOD WILL SWEEP THE LAND AND YOU WILL KNOW THE LIVING GOD HAS SPOKEN."
1 John 4:1-2: "Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God."
1 John 5:20: "If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar..."
2 John 1:9-10: "Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he had both the Father and the Son. If there come any unto you, and bring not this doctrine, receive him not into your house, neither bid him God speed."
Galatians 1:6-9: "I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel: Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. But though we, or an angel from heaven preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed. As we said before, so say I now again, if any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed."
This prophecy was recorded on March 10, 1998 and conveyed to church leaders at that time.
History of Indonesia:
The 17,000 islands that make up Indonesia came under the influence of Hindu priests and traders in the first and second centuries A.D. Muslim invasions began in the 13th century. Portuguese traders arrived early in the 16th century but were eventually ousted by the Dutch. The Dutch began to colonize Indonesia early in the 17th century. The Dutch United East India Company established posts on the island of Java.
After Napoléon subjugated the Netherlands in 1811, the British seized the islands but returned them to the Dutch in 1816. During World War II, Japan seized the islands. After Japan's surrender, Sukarno and Mohammed Hatta proclaimed Indonesian independence on August 17, 1945.
Sukarno formulated Pancasila, the Indonesian state philosophy. It was first articulated on June 1, 1945, in a speech delivered by Sukarno to the preparatory committee for Indonesia's independence. Sukarno argued that the future Indonesian state should be based on the Five Principles: the belief in one God, just and civilized humanity, Indonesian unity, democracy under the wise guidance of representative consultations, and social justice for all the people of Indonesia.
In November 1946, an agreement forming a Netherlands-Indonesian Union was reached, but differences resulted in more fighting between Dutch and nationalist forces. Following a war for independence, leaders on both sides agreed to terms of a union on November 2, 1949. The transfer of sovereignty took place in Amsterdam on December 27, 1949. In February 1956, Indonesia abrogated the union and began seizing Dutch property in the islands.
In 1963, Netherlands New Guinea was transferred to Indonesia and renamed West Irian, which became Irian Jaya in 1973 and West Papua in 2000. Hatta and Sukarno split over Sukarno's concept of "guided democracy," and under Sukarno's rule the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) increased its influence.
Sukarno was named president for life in 1966. After an attempted military coup was put down by army chief of staff, General Suharto, Suharto's forces killed hundreds of thousands of suspected Communists in a massive purge aimed at undermining Sukarno's rule. Suharto took over the reins of government, eased Suharto out of office, and consolidated power in 1967.
In 1976, Indonesia seized the territory of the Portuguese half of the island of Timor. East Timor was governed by the Portuguese for 400 years, and while most Indonesians are Muslim, the East Timorese are primarily Catholic. In 1996, two East Timorese activists, Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo and José Ramos-Horta, received the Nobel Peace Prize.
In the summer of 1997, Indonesia suffered an economic setback. Banks failed and the value of Indonesia's currency, the rupiah, plummeted. Anti-government demonstrations and riots broke out. Student demonstrators occupied the national parliament, demanding Suharto's ouster. On May 21, 1998, Suharto stepped down and handed over power to Vice President B. J. Habibie.
On June 7, 1999, Indonesia held it's first free parliamentary election in decades. The ruling Golkar Party took a backseat to the Indonesian Democratic Party-Struggle (PDI-P), led by Megawati Sukarnoputri, the daughter of Sukarno, Indonesia's first president.
Ethnic, religious, and political tensions erupted following Sukarno's downfall. Rioting and violence shook the provinces of Aceh, Ambon, Borneo, and Irian Jaya. The most brutal violence took place in East Timor. In February 1999, Habibie announced that he was willing to hold a referendum on East Timorese independence. Twice re-scheduled because of violence, a UN-organized referendum took place on August 30, 1999, with 78.5% of the population voting to secede from Indonesia. Following the election, pro-Indonesian militias and soldiers massacred civilians and forced a third of the population out of the region. After international pressure, the government agreed to allow UN forces into East Timor on September 12, 1999. On October 20, 1999, parliament elected Abdurrahman Wahid as the new president of Indonesia, defeating Megawati Sukarnoputri.
On June 4, 2000, separatists declared Irian Jaya an independent state. Wahid opposed independence for the province, which contains sizable copper and gold mines. In the fall of 2000, Suharto failed twice to show up in court to face corruption charges of embezzling $570 million in state funds. His lawyers insisted he was too ill to stand trial.
President Wahid came under criticism for corruption and incompetence. Wahid was forced from power in July 2001, and was replaced by Vice President Megawati Sukarnoputri.
East Timor achieved independence on May 20, 2002.
A terrorist bombing on October 12, 2002, at a nightclub in Bali killed more than 200 people. In 2003, Amrozi bin Nurhasyim and Imam Samudra, members of Jemaah Islamiyah, an Islamic terrorist group linked to al-Qaeda, were sentenced to death for their roles in the bombing. A Muslim cleric, Abu Bakar Bashir, believed to be the head of Jemaah Islamiyah, was only given a three-year sentence on lesser charges.
In May 2003, President Megawati declared military rule in Aceh and launched an invasion.
Authorities arrested Bashir in April 2004, claiming they had new evidence proving he was the leader of Jemaah Islamiyah and that he approved the Bali bombing. In April elections, Megawati's PDI-P Party finished second behind the Golkar Party. In July, retired general Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono placed first in the country's inaugural direct presidential elections, but did not get enough votes to win outright. However, he defeated Megawati in the September runoff.
On December 26, 2004, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake caused a powerful tsunami in the Indian Ocean that devastated 12 Asian countries. Over 200,000 people died in the disaster, and millions were left homeless. Indonesia was the hardest hit, with more than 150,000 casualties. Many of the deaths occurred in the war-torn province of Aceh.
In March 2005, Abu Bakar Bashir was found not guilty of terrorism charges in the bombings of Jakarta's Marriott Hotel and the Bali nightclub.
In August 2005, the government and Acehnese separatists signed a peace treaty. The Acehnese agreed to give up their demand for independence in exchange for the right to establish political parties.
On May 26, 2006, more than 6,200 people were killed in a 6.3 magnitude earthquake on Java. On July 17, an earthquake and tsunami struck Java, killing more than 500 people.
Floods ravaged Jakarta in February 2007. In July 2007, prosecutors filed a civil suit against General Suharto, seeking $440 million that he had embezzled and $1.1 billion in damages.
Suharto died on January 27, 2008. At his death, the civil suit was still pending. He was never criminally charged for embezzlement or for the hundreds of thousand of deaths from the purge of suspected Communists.
Amrozi bin Nurhasyim, Imam Samudra, and Mukhlas, also known as Ali Ghufron, were executed by firing squad in November 2008 for their role in the bombing of the nightclub in Bali.
In parliamentary elections on April 9, 2009, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's Democratic Party increased its share of the vote total. Support for Indonesia's Islamic parties fell. Yudhoyono won re-election in a landslide in July's presidential election.
On July 17, 2009, suicide bomb attacks hit the JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton hotels in Jakarta just five minutes apart. Nine people were killed and more than 50 were injured. The suicide bombers had checked into the hotels as paying guests several days earlier.
In February and March 2010, police launched a series of raids on suspected training camps of Jemaah Islamiyah. Police arrested several terror suspects and killed Dulmatin, the alleged mastermind of the Bali bombings.
In August 2010, Abu Bakar Bashir was arrested over links to the terrorist group, Jemaah Islamiyah, for the Bali nightclub bombing.
On June 16, 2011, Bashir was convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison.
In May 2014, final results confirmed that the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle placed first in Parliamentary election, but failed to secure enough votes to put forward its candidate Joko "Jokowi" Widodo without a coalition.
© 1998 World Ministries International
The following are some Scriptures that deal with end-time events. All prophecies concerning the nations are leading up to fulfillment of end-time judgments (events).
Ezekiel chapters 38 & 39
Zechariah 13: 8-9
Zechariah 14: 1-16
Daniel chapters 2, 4, 7-12
Matthew 24: 1-51
Mark 13: 1-37
Luke 21: 6-38
The book of Revelation
The book of Joel
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