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- The Kurds in Syria call on Russia and the Assad regime for help. Bear in mind that this stage of the war broke out on Yom Kippur, the day of the anniversary of the Six-Day War, which was essentially about getting Jerusalem back into Jewish hands.
- Although the US withdrawal from Syria has thrown the region into chaos, from a biblical, prophetic point of view, we are seeing an alignment of prophetic wars and their involved nations, all lining up. These are the wars of Syria / Damascus, (Isaiah 17) Gog & Magog (Ezekiel 38 &39 and Psalm 83. There are 10 nations mentioned in the Psalm 83 war and nine nations in the Gog / Magog war. Some of the nations overlap indicating that this could all be one big war.
- Russia comes in to fill the void left by the US in Syria."Jerusalem spooked by Russia's growing control over the Midle East." (Times of Israel 18 October.)
These will change on Sundays or as the Lord leads.
Matthew 21:15 “When the chief priests and the scribes (Media) saw the wonderful things that He did...they were indignant.”
Matthew 23:13 “Woe to you scribes, (Media) Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut up the kingdom of heaven for men; for you neither go in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.”
Deuteronomy 27:18 “Cursed is he who makes the blind to wander out of the way of God.” (Media)
Jeremiah 8:6, 9 “Everyone turned to his own course... Look the false pen of the scribe certainly works falsehood...The wise men are ashamed, and dismayed and taken. Behold, the have rejected the word of the Lord; so what wisdom do they have.” (Media)
Isaiah 30:1 “Woe to the rebellious children, says the Lord, who take counsel, but not of Me, and who devise plans, but not of My Spirit, that they may add sin to sin.” (Media)
Shabbat (Sabbath) begins on Fridays at 6pm and ends on Saturdays at 6pm. The purpose is to help the church and Israel become reconciled in Messiah and to identify the rift, and the needed restoration. There is much in the church that needs to change before it can be fully reconciled with the Jew. Likewise, changes in Jewish thinking are also needed.
18th October 2019
Shabbat Shalom to all!
- There is still no Israeli government in sight as Bennie Gantz rejects Netanyahu’s latest offer to form a unity government. But Gantz says he is thinking about it. It is this impasse that is delaying the release of the “Deal of the Century.”
- AThe US brokered ceasefire in Syria is falling apart one day after it was instituted! Mike Pompeo tells Netanyahu this morning (18th October) that the US will still support Israel.
- Late breaking news is that this morning 18th October, the ceasefire has broken down with renewed fighting, shelling and bombing in the region of the ceasefire as smoke rises from towns.
- Iran says it will continue to violate the nuclear deal as it moves to higher levels of uranium enrichment, provoking the world and Israel in particular.
- The Russian bear is making serious, strategic advances in Syria and in the wider Middle East. Iran and Turkey are fateful players, preparing the way for WW111 (The war of Gog and Magog, Syria and others. We are witnessing a very fast reshuffling of the stage.
- What we are seeing in the Middle East is battle for power and control – all perfectly prophesied!
Israel has a beady eye on it all. Prophetically, Israel must be a key component of these wars. It really doesn’t matter who does what, because prophecy will and is being fulfilled!
By the way, because the Bible prophecies certain things that does not mean it is sanctioning those things. They will come to pass right or wrong.
Bible interpretation and application:
In this report I want to draw your attention to some very important issues relating to our understanding of the Bible. These issues have always been important, but now as we head into these dangerous end-times, it is of critical importance.
We need to understand that Bible prophecy comes in various forms. Sometimes it is written directly for the present time exclusively. For example, the prophecies of Isaiah 17 relating to the soon coming destruction of Damascus, Syria, have never had an occurrence in history. Therefore its interpretation and application is for one point in time – now.
Then, we have many prophecies that were events that took place historically. That would be the interpretation. But they may have application to future events. This is called prophecy with a double reference. In these cases you need to be well disciplined in your application. Never take and application or analogy too far!
In dealing with prophetic application you must always be on guard against presumption. You really do need the gifts of the Spirit to correctly see into prophecy. Bear in mind that the word of God is useless, dead letter, or it is alive and presently speaking. The baptism in the Spirit makes the difference.
Sometimes a prophetic vision or message may be built on a number of different sources, and like a grand conductor, the Spirit of God puts it all together.
Prophetic interpretation and application must not contradict any verse in the Bible.
There is much to be said about prophetic dreams and visions. Personally, I don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater, but I’m very cautious. More so from whom they originate.
But, the Bible says that there will be an increase in dreams and vision as the end approaches. We must be watchful, but also watchful in relation to whom these dreams and visions come from, because many, in their pride, are on the manipulation band wagon!
The central purpose behind all prophecy is to reveal and inform us about the coming of our Lord, It is o give us knowledge, understanding, wisdom and sight of His soon coming and all the events surrounding His coming. It is bring Israel face to face with her Messiah.
Bible prophecy also reveals the work of the enemy. It reveals the modern kiss of Judas in replacement theology!
Time is very short!
We must always beware of spiritual novices with some of these gifts. Many of them create a big mess, which has to be unravelled.
We must always be aware of the spirit in and behind certain Bible teachers and ministers. Too many have a pride and ego problem, which the devil uses to bring in great error. Too many are subtly creating division, which becomes a sect and finally a cult!
Beware of those who come with forcefull "private or personal interpretations". (2 Peter 1:20)
Here is a shocking portion of scripture:
1 Corinthians 1:10-13 “I plead with you brethren, by the name of our Lord, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgement...Now I say to you this, that each of you says, ‘I am of Paul’, or ‘I am of Apollos’, or ‘I am of Cephas’, or ‘I am of Christ.’ Is Christ divided? Was Paul crucified for you? Or were you baptised in the name of Paul?”
This scripture above is a terrible indictment on the church. Today we see so clearly, the disastrous effects of a church divided. Yet we still the proud and arrogant, trying to “capture” and control people in their divisive sects.
There is strength in unity. There is extra strength in godly unity. In these days a solid Spirt-led knowledge of God’s word is an absolute necessity and a safety net
You should listen to no one who has does not have the evidence and fruit of listening to, and understanding the voice of God. There are many voices out there, all vying for your attention. Learn to be discerning and shut off the voices of the world.
In your pursuit of God and in your own study time, you need to be seriously disciplined. I heard someone say the other day: “They’ve taken away discipline in the schools now the children don’t respect us, their parents anymore.”
How true and tragic that statement is. It applies jus as well to your relationship with our Lord. No discipline no respect for Him and don’t expect to get anything from Him.
Part of our discipline involves waiting patiently for our Lord. What alternative do we have? But keep your spiritual eyes and ears open. Things may suddenly develop very fast!
Edition 309: April 27th 2016
The miracle of the Bible:
The miracle of the Bible:
1 Corinthians 2:12-14 “We have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might know the things that have been freely given to us by God. These things we speak not in words which man’s wisdom teaches, but which the Holy Spirit teaches, comparing spiritual things with spiritual. The natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.”
In the invisible realm are spirits of truth and spirits of error. They are spirits and not just belief systems! (1 John 4:6) We are to test these spirits (1 John 4:1).
Everything about being a true child of the living God, born into His family by the new birth is supernatural and miraculous. We don’t always see the miraculous but it’s there, and it all comes from a book spewing death or life to its readers.
In many cases it is the church minister or hierarchy that kills the word, transforming it into an instrument of dead letter that kills. But at the end of the day, it’s always up to you personally, to meet the requirements for the Bible to come to life.
2 Corinthians 3:6 “He made us sufficient as ministers of the new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit; for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life.”
John 6:63 “It is the Spirit who gives life; the flesh profits nothing. The words I speak to you are spirit and life.”
The church minister is not a minister of words. He is a steward of the supernatural Spirit of God. Today, very few ministers are properly equipped stewards of the supernatural, contained in the words of the Bible.
Matthew 22:29 “You are mistaken (lit=deceived), not knowing the scriptures nor the power of God.”
Do you see the incredible importance in this one single verse above, of knowing the truth? All deception and gullibility comes in on the wings of ignorance of God’s Spirit-breathed word.
Many times in your quest for the truth, the Spirit of God will lead you out of organised, institutional churchianity. But be careful; make sure the Spirit of God is leading you.
The miracle Bible must make you a living miracle. It has the power to do just that. If it’s not, you need to go and check your sources.
The Miracle of the Bible:
There are so many miracles around and about the Bible. The very existence and survival of the Bible after some 4000 years is one of them. The greatest miracle of all is the fact that it has and still does change lives totally and dramatically.
●The Bible has been the cause of more wars, killing and bloodshed than any other book. More people have been killed as a result of the Bible, or should we say the misuse of the Bible than any other book.
●No other book ever has been more popular since its creation than the Bible. No other book has stood securely in the face of so many attacks upon it through the ages.
●No other book ever written has been described as a book bringing death to its readers or the life of God, depending on how you approach it.
●No other book ever written looks into the future and tells you just what is coming – and it does!
●No other book ever written has a 100% success rate in fulfilled prophecy.
If the Spirit of the living God is alive and active in your heart, you have the author of the Bible right there in your heart! He’s not out there in some pub or behind some pulpit.
The Bible is 4000 years old in all, with the New Covenant just under 2000 years old. It has a consistent harmony in message. It was written by 66 authors, but actually, One single author – the Holy Spirit. The real name is the Holy Bible! Countless attacks against it and part of it have failed to do it any harm.
God and His word are One.
God transferred the word to the Son and the Son to the Spirit. The word is now shed abroad in our hearts. We must make the word of God our close and personal, deep, eternal friend, just like our Saviour.
There are so many wonderful mysteries still to be revealed in the Bible. There are many that have been revealed like hidden messages in codes, colours, languages, numbers and mathematics.
There is so much evidence available out there on the supernatural content and workings of the Bible. In our day, so much is being discovered proving the miracle of the Bible. We see much in the realms of science, technology, history, archaeology and so many other fields, proving the Bible to be true.
Different types of codes have been discovered and are being used by some men of God to come up with the most amazing discoveries.
For me, one of the most amazing is the code, for want of a better term, identifying incredible mathematical patterns in the Bible. The original Bible was written in Hebrew, Aramaic and Greek, all alpha – numeric languages. In other words, each letter of the alphabet also has a corresponding number associated with it.
This means that you can simply add up the numeric value of a word. In the Bible, numbers also have meanings, derived from verses using the numbers. This is widely held. For example: ●One = unity. ●Two = division. ●Three = trinity. ●Four = the world. ●Five = grace. ●Six = man under sin. ●Seven = spiritual perfection. ●Eight = resurrection. ●Thirteen = rebellion to God.
Amazingly every single name and title for our Lord in the Bible adds up to a multiple of eight, with the exception of one, which is the title nailed to the cross, “Yeshua of Nazareth, King of the Jews”, which adds up to a multiple of thirteen (rebellion to God). This is because on the cross, He became our sin and rebellion! (There is much, much more about this, which I can’t get into now.)
Not surprisingly, every single title and description for all enemies of God in the Bible, including Satan, adds up to a multiple of thirteen, which is rebellion.
Consider the following:
Here’s another miracle revealed in the original texts of the Bible. In the Old Covenant the titles for God and some of the people involved in the flood story, all have meanings. In fact the meanings, when written out in table form and read from top to bottom, paint the entire story of salvation!
The very survival of Israel and the Jewish people is itself a spectacular ongoing miracle.
We are brothers in arms with the Bible and its supernatural word on Israel.
You can’t grow spiritually in isolation from the Bible – the full and complete Bible!
The Bible and its relationship to the world, self, and the demonic:
Because the Bible contains the Spirit of God within it, and its words are potentially “spirit and life”, it is in conflict with and on a collision course with everything of the spirit of the devil, demons and the coming antichrist.
As we know, the devil works through the sin nature or self-life (flesh), the world and the demonic. So, obviously, all of these areas are going to need the word of God applied to them. The Bible tells us that these are the main key areas of our lives that need to have the cross applied to them on an ongoing basis, subsequent to our salvation.
These three areas (self, world and demonic) will be the areas that you will be able to look at objectively, from God’s point of view, to see if you are on the right track. “I have been crucified to the world” says the Bible. (Galatians 6:14)
1 John 2:15 “Do not love the world or the things of the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.”
1 John 5:4 “Whoever is born of God overcomes the world.”
Those who are truly born of God, and desperate to change, and to get to know our God more, will go through a conflict and identity crisis. The supernatural power of the devil to keep his people blinded and trapped will start losing its grip and influence.
As you take up your cross daily and apply it to these areas, you will see miracle-changes begin to occur in your life.
You won’t see it all in one go, but see it you will and must.
One of the dramatic changes that you will undergo is in the area of self orientation and domination. You must apply the words of the Bible – “I (self) have been crucified; it’s no longer I who lives, but our Messiah who lives in me.” (Galatians 2:20)
As you do this, your life’s orientation changes from me, myself, I, to an outward looking orientation. Your life will begin to desire to live for God, obey Him and serve Him and others. With many, this comes as a shock. I know it did with me. For a long time I couldn’t understand what this new power was in me that made me desire my God and His people. I was extremely worldly in all my ways, and quite quickly, all of that changed.
1 John 2:3 “By this we know that we know Him, if we keep His commandments (word.) He who says ‘I know Him but does not keep His word, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. But whoever keeps His word, truly the love of God is perfected in him. By this we know we are in Him.”
What of the demonic?
1 John 2:18-19 “Little children, it is the last hour; and you have heard that the antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour. They went out from us, but were not of us; for if they if they had been of us, they would have continued with us, but they went out that they might be manifest, that none of them were of us.”
People who are not “of us” or “of God” will not endure. The forces of the demonic will cause them to ultimately fall away and turn back to the home of demons – the world. It will become manifest that they are not of us. There will be no supernatural power of God in them to cause them to endure and attain the many victories that are required.
The work of the demonic in a believer will always manifest with the same or similar fruits. They will not endure. They will be full of stress. They will not be at rest. They will be filled with legalism and judgmentalism. They will ignore the work of the cross or play it down. They will be full of pride and love for materialism. They will love their lives in the world.
1 Corinthians 3:19 “The wisdom of this world is foolishness with God...He catches the wise in their craftiness...The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise are futile.”
1 Corinthians 14:33 “God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.”
2 Timothy 3:15-17 “You have known the Holy Scriptures which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in our Messiah. All Scripture is given by inspiration of God and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.”
The above portion of scripture is so very powerful. Note that it is knowledge of the Holy Scriptures that are able to make you wise. More than this, they are able to make you endure; give you hope, faith, peace, victory and so much more!
The word is a light and lamp:
Psalm 119:105 “Your word is a lamp for my feet and a light to my path.”
Psalm 43:3 “Send out Your light and Your truth! Let them lead me; let them bring me to Your holy hill and to your tabernacle.”
Do you think our Lord knows where we are prophetically? Of course He does. His light is shining on His path now in terms of where we are prophetically. He leads and guides us according to our time now. If your minister is not shedding any light on the most important, dramatic issues of our day, which have eternal consequences, he is speaking his own useless words.
Do you want to know if your church is on the right track? Is it a light and lamp now? Are you receiving the now-word? Are you being taught Bible prophecy?
The messy church and its leaders:
With so many people ill-taught and half taught today, and so many in love with the world, when the pressure is on and the shaking begins (which will be very soon), they will all see how far behind they have been left, and how much they need to catch up!
When you meet fellow believers, you can immediately tell, which one’s experience comes from many hours, months and years of Spirit led study of the word and you can also tell which one’s experience is shallow, superficial, second hand, and mixed with worldly ideas.
I cut my spiritual teeth on the old-school, hell- fire and brimstone preachers whose knees were scarred from praying and who had spent 40 years or more pursuing our Lord. There are none like that today, especially the young so-called ministers.
2 Timothy 4:2-3 (Amp) “Preach the word! Keep your sense of urgency...show people in what way their lives are wrong. Convince, rebuke, correct, warn and encourage them. For the time is coming when people will not tolerate and endure sound and wholesome instruction (doctrine), but having ears itching for things pleasing and gratifying, they will gather to themselves one teacher after another, chosen to satisfy their own liking and to foster the errors they hold, and will turn aside from hearing the truth.”
Is your church open to the moving of the Holy Spirit? Let me share with you a little secret. Quite amazingly, you’ll find that churches which don’t teach, preach and experience the full moving of the Spirit (through the baptism of the Spirit), don’t teach or preach Bible prophecy.
Even in this day of fast moving prophetic fulfilment many churches are silent on the subject. Do yourselves a favour...get out and run away! Not from the Lord, but those who ignore what the Spirit is saying now.
1 Thessalonians 5:19-22 “Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies. Test all things; hold fast to what is good. Abstain from every form of evil.”
2 Peter 1:21 “Prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God, spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.”
Truth is always attacked by error! Isn’t it interesting that those that are in the Spirit, and open to the full 27% of the Bible which contains prophecy, are almost always attacked by the dead, Spirit-less, blind- to- prophecy bunch?
I would rather go to the planet mars than some of those churches. At least I don’t think the devil indwells the men on mars.
My friends, you must understand that moving forward in and with our Lord can be quite a fight sometimes. That’s because we are in a spiritual universe.
1 Timothy 6:12 “Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were called and have confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
Jude 1:3 “...I exhort you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints.”
A supernatural hatred:
People have tried to water the Bible down, change it and make it un-holy – all to their own eternal detriment. Anyone who even wants to change it, is demon possessed and to be avoided. Of course there are translational errors and differences in the Bibles out there, but they are mostly not major doctrinal changes and were not made by intention.
You need to reject totally, throw away, any Bible that changes foundational doctrines. Today as Satan sees his days are short, he is at work in this regard!
The Catholic church produced the dark ages. A time of mass murder and hatred to put Hitler to shame! They removed the Bible from society during this time. Wherever the Bible was cast down or reinterpreted, the result was advancing evil, sin and wickedness.
►In fact, a Spirit-less Bible causes division – denominations! (Jude 1:19)
True believers will receive not one but a number of different eternal crowns for various things. Excuse me for going off on this tantrum: Kings or queens don’t wear their crowns all the time. The crown is a symbol of their authority. They wear the crowns at important events.
At important events the leaders of the Catholic and Anglican churches, since their foundation, wear their crowns. You’ve seen it many times. Their crowns are called the mitre. It is a fabric embroidered crown made in the shape of a fishes head with the mouth open.
The origin of the mitre (without any question, universally believed), is the crown worn by Babylonian priests, at important events in dedication to the satanic, pagan, fish-god Dagon.
Doesn’t that speak to you? Doesn’t that send a million warning signs to you about every single thing originating from the Catholic church. Next time you see the Catholic leader wearing this crown, remember that he is confirming and affirming the authority of the satanic fish god Dagon and all the evil ensuing from it. (The Anglicans too)
Interestingly, the Bible is all about love, forgiveness, peace, joy, victory, new eternal life, purpose, release from stress and a million other godly things, yet the Bible is the only book hated without cause – just like our Messiah of love.
The Bible offers the only life and lifestyle that works! You don’t believe me? Okay, I’ll answer you in a million years time – the answer will still be the same and valid then.
The Bible contains within its pages the greatest “I told you so” ever. Prophecy has and is still proving that. Changed lives continue to prove its supernatural origins, existence and being. You can’t prove it wrong like many think they can.
It changes you and you can’t change it.
The Bible is and contains the greatest drama of all time. It must become your best friend.
These are two of my pictures which I merged into one to create the effect. I’ve manipulated the Baobab tree with a few filters. I shot the flower picture at night with strong backlighting and front lighting as well.
Shalom and grow in grace!