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●Iran says it can reach all of Israel through its proxy, Hezbollah.
●Muslims try to "plant" another mosque on the Temple Mount.
What the world wants is a better place. They are working to try and bring peace to the world. They want a better life. Satan will oblige – for a while! Then comes swift, sudden destruction. The funny thing is that the people of God have already found what they’re looking for: Eternal peace, victory and joy. God’s “better place” is already here! The kingdom of peace is here, in our hearts and is soon coming in full universal manifestation!
Colossians 3:1-3 “If then you were raised with Messiah, seek those things which are above...set your mind on things above, not on things of the earth.”
1 Corinthians 2:12 “We have not received the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God...”
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.
22nd March 2019
Shabbat Shalom to all:
The devolution and decline of society:
We have just started the season of the feasts of the Lord, with Purim a few days ago. Purim is all about the failure of Israel’s enemies to defeat her. Purim is centred on Esther, who was chiefly responsible for saving her people. Are you called to be a modern “Esther?” Many readers are!
●Passover April 19-27. ●Pentecost June 8-10 ●Rosh Hashanah Sept 29th October 1st ●Atonement Oct 9. ●Tabernacles October 14-20
The spirit of error, untreated, advances like a cancer and mutates into a curse. Teachers or leaders who’ve fallen under a curse then become cult-like with an equally deceived following. I have witnessed many people fall right into this trap of late.
Some have turned on me with a vengeance calling me various names because I don’t and won’t support their doomed error, and because I warned them many times!
When you constantly resist and reject the things of God in favour of error, or rampant sin, you get “handed over.” (Romans 1:24-26) At this point, pride takes control and your conscience is seared and your free will becomes an enslaved, slave, controlled and dominated by the god of sin.
Enduring error, because it is a spirit, produces strife, stress and argument with God. “There is no peace for the wicked,” (Isaiah 48:22) no matter how much they cry, “Peace, peace!” (Ezekiel 13:10)
As goes the spiritual, so goes the natural! This is a spiritual principle. A lot of the reason for the chaotic, devolving world is the compromise of the modern church! For example the sequel or fallout of replacement theology in the church is seen in anti-Semitism in the world.
When God and His word are cast down by society, it has terrible knock-on effects. The nation begins to fall. A nation under God does not mean a born-again nation as such. It is a nation which has employed, elevated, and respects general godly biblical principles for a nation.
Throw God’s word out and the slippery slope of doom begins. Life becomes valueless except as a political football to score points, as we see so clearly in the mass-media.
The world walks over God’s word, which they have cast down. But the believer walks through God’s word ingesting it, consuming it and filling himself with wisdom and light!
In a world where God has been cast out, godless educational institutions become the gates of hell for the youth.
When God is removed from society, law becomes lawlessness driven by the law of sin and death. The church becomes a democracy and a dead tool of the system. When you forsake the law you are a law unto yourself and “yourself,” is fully blinded to spiritual reality.
When God and His word are cast down, Israel would have to fit in with the world-system and submit to the evil god of inter-faith and to Islam’s goal. The Jews would become nothing more than political chess-men, and Jerusalem becomes the devil’s pawn.
When God and His word are removed from society, the true born-again Christian must also be rejected or removed by persecution and martyrdom.
When God’s word is cast down, salvation becomes a mere, dead word and nothing more than a change in political ideology to suit the god of the world and his doomed hordes.
Right now we are seeing a massive worldwide spike in the martyrdom of Christians. The mass-media keeps their biased mouths closed, resulting in few being aware of it.
The mass-media hates God and His own. Their bias has turned from prejudice to hostility and now open hatred. This is clearly seen in their silence on the massive increase in the killing of innocent Christians worldwide.
►For the true Christian, martyrdom is the ultimate slap in the face for their murderers and supporters by the surrogation of silence. The martyr is promised special eternal reward, over and above other rewards he will receive.
The martyr dies, but receives the eternal Crown of Life!
It is the unsaved Jew, the Muslim, the counterfeit Christian, and the like, who should weep and howl and mourn with many tears when they are killed or die. They are not saved. Don’t cry for the true Christian martyr! Cry for yourself, lying mass-media, and destroyers - you are the ones who need a lot more than sympathy!
Here are just a few verses I’ve put together which succinctly describe the course of this present world. I’ve not included any comment. They speak volumes:
●Those who forsake the word (law of God) will praise the wicked”. (Proverbs 28:4) ●“There is no truth or mercy, or knowledge of God in the land, people break all restraint, with bloodshed after bloodshed and the land mourns.” (Hosea 4:1-2) ● Righteousness stands afar off, for truth has been cast down in the street”. (Isaiah 59:14) ●“Horror has taken hold of me because of the wicked who forsake your word (the law of God)”. (Psalm 119:53).
2 Thessalonians 2:11 “For this reason (not receiving the love of the truth), God will send them strong delusion, that they should believe the lie.”
Job 38:15 “From the wicked their light is withheld...”
Psalm 36:9 “In your light we see light.”
You can’t live in peace in error! You can’t make peace with the devil, especially on his terms, and in violation of God’s word. There is a peace with the devil, which comes about when he has conquered a human heart, he has victory then, but it is the victory of hell. (Isaiah 14:9)
Psalm 43:3 “Send out Your light and Your truth; let them lead me and bring me to Your holy hill.”
Psalm 60:4 “You have given a banner to those who fear You, that it may be displayed because of the truth, that your beloved may be delivered.
Welcome to the prophetic scroll edition 1
By Joel Joseph
In this edition:
● Why launch The Prophetic Scroll today?
●Our website is at www.thepropheticscroll.org (live but under construction)
●Outline of the nature of the "Scroll"
●Amazing news events
In future editions I will bring you:
Interpretation of scripture.
Why prophecy is the most important subject of our time and a grand overview.
Why Israel is so important now.
Many mini-teachings on related subjects.
A World Watch in relation to prophetic events.
Key portions of scripture...and more.
A hearty welcome to this the first edition of The Prophetic Scroll. Before I share with you details of the publication, let me share why it is launching today.
Today is called The Great Shabbat. This 10th day of Nissan was the day the children of Israel showed great defiance to Egypt (type of the world) by taking lambs into their homes for the Pesach offerings. The Egyptians hated this because they worshipped lambs and other animals as gods.
This day occurs rarely. It is happens when Shabbat occurs on the 10th of Nissan with Pesach.
The Great Shabbat also refers to the coming millennium. It was also the day our Messiah rode into Jerusalem and presented Himself as King of the Jews, to become the ultimate sacrificial Lamb. It also points towards the recognition of the Messiah by the Jews and the lifting of their blindness in this regard.
What's it all about?
Today marks the prayerful launch of this new exciting, informative and relevant multi-facetted publication.
This e-newsletter will go out once a week to you as a subscriber (free), with special editions sent out at any time if needs be. Each edition will be archived on the website, which has also just launched today.
The style will be short and to the point. Further in-depth teachings and articles will be presented on the website.
The content will be relevant to the current world macro-situation as reflected in some way in Bible prophecy, with the overall objective of bringing you knowledge, wisdom and understanding of these things. This will give you the opportunity to be ready in heart and soul and to be able to participate in the now-unfolding GREATEST DRAMA OF ALL TIME. This drama, which will put a thousand Shakespeare's to shame will be a great tragedy for many and for some it will be great glory!
The modern financial Babel!
Before I share with you many interesting items lets have a brief look at why these items are of interest now.
In the city of Babylon, (Genesis 11) the people of the world came together as one and tried to build a tower to reach God. What's wrong with that you may ask! Well, plenty simply because they tried to do it without going Gods way. Babylon was also the first home of banking so relates to the financial systems of the world as well. Babylon is also a type and shadow of the world at large and appears in numerous other portions of scripture relating to the modern world. There are also many double references where Babylon refers to the ancient city, but also to modern worldly or kingdom dominionist religion.
Today many people are trying to build a new world order, form a new world currency and do it all without God. As in the days of old, again God will destroy modern Babylon in all it's forms. "Babylon the Great is fallen is fallen" says Revelation
None of the following news items are actual complete fulfilments of prophecy, but are fore-runners, designed to soften and prepare the world for the final fulfilment.
Recent new world order and global currency headlines:
Robert Zoellick openly admitted the plan to eliminate national sovereignty and impose a global government during a speech on the eve of the G20 summit. AP
"Time for a New World Order"
says Australian PM...
Sarkozy,Merkel and Blair call for a NEW WORLD
..."there is No Other possibility...." Back in the 1930's, Adolf Hitler was talking about a New Order. On September 11, 1990, Bush Sr spoke about his "big idea, a New World Order". It's even on the dollar bill.
It is hard to believe, but a majority of Americans (including Christians and conservatives) seem oblivious to the fact that there is a very real, very legitimate New World Order (NWO) unfolding. In the face of overwhelming evidence, most Americans not only seem totally unaware of this reality, they seem unwilling to even remotely entertain the notion.
BERLIN, Germany (CNN) -- The world needs a "Global New Deal" to haul it out of the economic crisis it faces, Prime Minister Gordon Brown of the United Kingdom said Sunday.
"China and Brazil join Russia in call for new global currency." -AP
Kissinger: Obama primed to create 'New World Order'
Policy guru says global upheaval presents 'great opportunity'
Recent headlines relating to the US / Iran / Israel:The Obama Administration is sending a clear message that they no longer consider Israel as one of our most important allies but as an obstruction. And they couldn't care less about making it blatantly obvious. 17/3/09- Jerusalem Post
Nearly one-third of all Europeans say the Jews are to blame for the current global economic downturn. -WorldNetHeadline News
|Thursday, March 19, 2009 Israel Today Staff|
|Obama about to betray Israel, says former intel officialA former top US intelligence official warns that the Obama Administration is about to break America's long ties of friendship with Israel, and maybe even take steps toward the dissolution of the Jewish state. Speaking on condition of anonymity to Douglas Hagmann of the Northeast Intelligence Network, the source said: "I have every reason to believe, based on what I’ve seen at my level of [security] clearance especially over the last several years, that Israel will soon be completely on their own… or worse." He went on to note that the betrayal likely won't happen in one dramatic moment, but rather subtly, behind the scenes, and over the course of several years.|
Iran leader says world can't stop nuclear progress ReutersPsalm 83 predicts this scenario: Obama et al are aware that The Two State ''solution'' is NO SOLUTION but an assured '' ISRAEL NATIONAL SUICIDE PLAN''
The attempts to pressure Israel into adopting this so called ''solution'' is a guise in the satanically inspired hidden agenda to solve ''the JEWISH PROBLEM'' - NOT The Israeli/ Palestinian Problem''
It is the same Satanic, Antichrist Agenda manifested throughout Israel's existence via various human agencies. It is reaching its all time climax in fulfilment of Palm 83...
'''' Let us destroy them as a nation that the Name of Israel
is remembered no more''''
But .. GOD will arise.. even as His Word predicts this whole scenario!
“You don’t want a messianic apocalyptic cult controlling atomic bombs,” Netanyahu said of the Iranian regime
Tehran aims to create Gaza missile base that can cover whole of central IsraelPREEMPTIVE STRIKE: Israel Issues Stern New Warning About Iran DEBKAfile Special ReportApril 9, 2009, 6:17 PM (GMT+02:00)
'Iran running 7,000 centrifuges'
The plant will produce pellets of uranium oxide to fuel the heavy-water research reactor, which is scheduled to be completed in 2009 or 2010. Tuesday, April 7, 2009
U.S. May Cede to Iran's Nuclear Ambition
U.S. officials are considering whether to accept Iran's pursuit of uranium enrichment, which has been outlawed by the UN and remains at the heart of fears that Iran is seeking nuclear weapons capability. As part of a policy review commissioned by President Obama, diplomats are discussing whether the U.S. will eventually have to accept Iran's insistence on carrying out the process, which can produce both nuclear fuel and weapons-grade material. (Daniel Dombey, Financial Times-UK, April 4, 2009
The first act Obama performed after taking office escaped all but a few who are sensitive to the heart of God!
First act: Murder of untold thousands! Yes that's true. He ordered government financing for abortions in the US and reversed the bill allowing Christian doctors and nurses not to participate in abortions. In other words this now forces Christians, by law to participate in murder.
Obama declared "If my daughter made a mistake I would not want her to be punished with a child! (This became a well-known T-shirt slogan)
Summary:The above is a collection of news items and snippets from a wide variety of media over the last few weeks. Many of these items have been repeated in other media as well, so the issues are worldwide and not from just a few isolated publications.
Anyone with even a slight knowledge of Bible prophecy would be amazed at these news items...not so? Unfortunately no, not at all. The tragedy is that the great majority of believers have little or no interest in these things.
As in the days of Noah people were carrying on with life as normal and were not in slightest bit interested in the warnings coming from some old man building a huge boat in the desert!
War in the Middle East is coming soon:
Iran is talking of opening diplomacy with the US, while at the same time pursuing its nuclear aspirations. Netanyahu is determined not to let Iran get anywhere near to a nuclear weapon. The problem is that Ahmadinejad has the capacity to cripple the already injured world economy. 40% of the world's oil goes through the straits of Hormuz, controlled by Iran. Upheavals here will send oil flying and the world economy tumbling!My sense is that concessions made by Obama and his team will be seen by the Muslim world as weakness and only a strategy to gain further control. We are on the verge of a large war!This will consolidate the world against Israel and prepare the way for some of the most exciting times ever!Another great tragedy is that most believers do not understand that dividing the land of Israel and Jerusalem will not bring peace but war. This is revealed clearly in the book of Joel3:1,2 "In those days and at that time, when I bring back the captives of Judah and Jerusalem, I will also gather all nations and bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat and I will enter into judgement with them there, on account of My people, My heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations; they have also divided up My land." It is further revealed in Zachariah 12:3 "And it shall happen in that day that I will make Jerusalem a very heavy stone for all peoples, and all who would heave it away will surely be cut in pieces, though all nations of the earth are gathered against it."The "destiny" players:Iran's Ahmadinejad, Israel's Netanyahu and Obama of the US
One of the big wars of Bible prophecy still to be fulfilled is found in Ezekiel 38 and 39 which relates to an incredible assault on Israel by Rosh (Russia today) and various allies. Today these allies are perfectly aligned as enemies of Israel. I will deal with this in greater detail in another edition, but one of the very interesting enemies of Israel in this war is Libya. Interestingly Gaddafi apparently made some sort of peace initiatives with the West some year ago. This was a pure front. He is now the new head of the African Union (AU). Here are a few recent quotes from Gaddafi:
"The Bible is a forgery". "Christianity is not for Africa". "Israel must cease to exist.","Jews must be driven into the sea." "Obama must negotiate with Bin Laden"
In closing this edition I would like to share with you some words of wisdom, for your prayerful thought:
Being right with God means being right in heart and in doctrine.
Jn16:13 "When He the Spirit of truth has come, He will guide you into all truth...and show you things to come"
Hebrews 9:28 "To those who eagerly wait for Him He will appear a second time"
Finally, here is one of the many wonderful paintings of the crucifixion done by world renowned artist, a Jewish believer Marc Chagall:
I have walked with our Lord and saviour since 1976 and would like to testify to the fact that He is eternally faithful, all loving and ultimately the very essence of life itself. Things get better, deeper, richer and fulfilling as we go forward into all the new things that He has laid up for us.
Kind regards and many blessings...Shalom and hang in there!