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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.
Edition 433: September 4th 2018
Israel’s amazing repentance:
Isaiah 66:8-10 “Shall the earth be made to give birth in one day? Or shall a nation be born at once? For as soon as Zion (Israel) travailed, she gave birth to her children...Rejoice with Jerusalem and be glad with her all you who love her.”
We are on the verge of great drama.
Israel’s miraculous, national birth in a day, on the 14th May 1948 was an important event, creating a welcoming home for the Jews scattered abroad to return to. This was followed by the equally miraculous restoration of Jerusalem to the Jews in the Six-Day war of 1967.
These major prophetic events started the entire end-time ball rolling. We have seen it clearly in what has been dubbed, the Second Exodus. (Jeremiah 16:14-15)
It is all a forerunner to Israel’s soon-coming birth spiritually, as the veil of blindness is removed from their eyes and they see and recognise their Messiah – our Jewish Messiah! Prophetically, this will happen “suddenly” also.
Exodus 1+2 -1 counterfeit = glory!
Jeremiah 16: 14-15 “Behold, the days are coming says the Lord, that it shall no more be said, ‘The Lord lives who brought up the children of Israel from the land of Egypt,’ but, ‘The Lord lives who brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north and from all the lands where He had driven them. I will bring them back unto their land which I gave to their fathers.’”
This verse above speaks most clearly of the first Exodus from Egypt and Second Exodus from “Egypt” – a type of the end-time world, and all nations. In both cases the return is to the land of Israel.
Why does God want an independent Israel, separate from the nations? It is to give the returning Jews a welcoming home, and so that He can deal with them collectively. It’s interesting that at the same time the Muslim Palestinians in exile want to return. This is the counterfeit Second Exodus!
What we have on the go now, is the God-ordained Jewish Second Exodus, backed by God’s word, and the God-forbidden, Islamic Exodus, backed by the word of the mass-media – the world. This has been dubbed, “the Palestinian right of return”.
An Israeli journalist recently wrote: “The re-admission of the Palestinian refugees would be equivalent to the admission to the US of 70 million sworn enemies of the nation.”
After the War of Independence in 1948 and the birth of the nation of Israel in one day, the Jewish return began to really speed up. At the same time about 5 million Muslim Arab Palestinians fled Israel to Egypt, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon.
This Palestinian right of return is a emotive, insisting that first and second generation Palestinian refugees have the right to return to Israel and a right to property they left behind.
There are an estimated 13 million Palestinians worldwide (including the refugees). Haaretz has just put out a report claiming that Palestinians will outnumber Jews by 2020. The majority are Muslims. This would mean that Sharia law would dominate Israel, and the temple would not be rebuilt.
The true right of return is in fact God’s given right to the Jews to return and possess the land, and not the Palestinians, who are operating a well-camouflaged, stolen right. Bear in mind that Esau, the father of the Arabs, sold his birthright to Jacob, – a done deal! Esau could not get his right back – ever. (Hebrews 12:16-17)
Besides being the counterfeit second Exodus, the current Palestinian right of return is Esau trying to steal back his birthright! The stupid politicians of the world would do well to read the Hebrews discourse mentioned above, but they won’t because they are satanically stupid.
So, the choice is this: You can accept the word of the satanically led United Nations, or the word of the living God. You really have to be demon possessed to choose the former.
1 Kings 8:56 “Blessed be the Lord, who gives rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised. Not one word of His good promise, which He has promised through His servant Moses, has failed.”
Joshua 21:45 “Not one word failed of any good thing which the Lord had spoken to the house of Israel. All came to pass.”
All the good intentions, humanitarian acts and good words for the Palestinians and against Israel are quite correct and right if there is no God or Bible. “But, you say, ‘look at what Israel has done to the Palestinians’. Yes, I say, ‘and look at what the Palestinians have done to God’s truth’!
►President Trump has just defunded the Palestinian agency of the “right of return.”
The purpose of the three Exoduses:
●God brought the children of Israel out of Egyptian bondage to bring them into their own Promised Land. ●God is returning the Jews to the land of Israel in these days to bring them to their spiritual Promised Land, so that they can be the prophesied agents of God’s salvation to the world. ●God is allowing the counterfeit exodus of returning Palestinian migrants into the land to bring them to destruction, with their supporting nations.
Isaiah 11:11-12 “It shall come to pass that the Lord shall set His hand again the second time to recover the remnant of His people who are left...He will set up a banner for the nations, and will assemble the outcasts of Israel and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.”
Obadiah 1:10 “For violence (Lit= Chamac, Hamas in English) against your brother Jacob (Israel) shame shall cover you and you shall be cut off forever.”
Do you think God is bringing the Jews back so that they can have fun in sun on the Tel Aviv beach?
The magnitude and scope of all Bible prophecy is centred on the most dramatic climax of all ages – the greatest drama of all time – their salvation and agents of salvation for the nations.
Psalm 37:34-37 “Wait on the Lord, and keep His way, and He shall exalt you to inherit the land; when the wicked are cut off, you shall see it...”
Hosea 5:15 “I will return again to My place till they acknowledge their offence. Then they will seek My face, in their affliction they will diligently seek Me.”
The two verses above give a dramatic time-lime. The Second Exodus and purpose of God for Israel will be completed “when the wicked are cut off”, and “in their affliction”. That will be right from the start of the tribulation.
Ezekiel 35:13-14 “With your mouth you (Edom – modern Palestinians) have boasted against Me and multiplied your words against Me; I have heard them. Thus says the Lord God: ‘The whole earth will rejoice when I make you desolate.”
●Islam believes it is already on the way to world domination. They have a nasty surprise coming. They will fail and God, through the Jews will dominate the world, and they will end in desolation!
Jihad to Islam is a holy and justified war, because its end aim is the elimination of the Jews.
Isaiah 19:17 “The land of Judah will be a terror to Egypt; everyone who makes mention of it will be afraid in himself because of the counsel (Lit=purpose) of the Lord...”
The one-day miracle of a dead piece of wood:
Aaron’s rod, an almond, relates to Israel. It represents the authority and judgement of God. It is the antithesis of the “Sceptre of wickedness over the land” – Islam. (Psalm 125:3)
The almond tree has prophetic meaning. The word ‘almond’ means “awake and watch.”
The almond is the first tree to awake and bud in the spring, and the last to produce fruit. This speaks of Israel rebirth in 1948 and the coming rebirth in repentance.
Aarons almond rod was a cut off branch. Being cut-off it was dead, like the valley of dry bones (Ezekiel 37:12-14), and the like the cut-off olive tree of Romans 11. There is also a parallel with the budding fig tree of Luke 21:29-32.
The rod of Aaron miraculously budded overnight. (Numbers 17:8) That speaks of Israel becoming a nation in one day. It also speaks of the soon coming sudden awakening and repentance of Israel.
Perhaps the most important thing about Aaron’s rod that budded is missed by most, and that is that it happened in one day. That does not happen normally. That has great significance.
Suddenly in one day!
Zechariah 3:9 “...I will remove the iniquity of that land (Israel) in one day.”
The verse above is a reference to Israel’s soon-coming salvation and the verses below refer to when this sudden event happens – the tribulation.
Jeremiah 6:26 “O daughter of My people, cloth yourselves with sackcloth, and roll about in ashes! Make mourning as for an only son, most bitter lamentation; for the plunderer will suddenly come upon us.”
Isaiah 29:5 “The multitude of your foes (Israel) shall be like fine dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones shall be as chaff that passes away; yes it shall be in an instant, suddenly.”
And here is the opposition to God’s plan. You could just as well add the words “mass-media” to “Satan” in these verses below!
1 Chronicles 21:1 “Now Satan stood up against Israel...”
Zechariah 3:2 “The Lord said to Satan, The Lord rebuke you, Satan! The Lord who has chosen Jerusalem rebuke you!
Let me give you a tip: If you want to know the truth on any big moral of biblical issue, just look at what the mass-media says about it, and apply the opposite.
We have a great indebtedness to Israel. We have no indebtedness to the world.
Jeremiah 31:16-17 “Refrain from weeping, for your work shall be rewarded, says the Lord, and they shall come back from the land of the enemy. There is hope in your future, says the Lord; that your children shall come back to their own border.”
Israel’s deep repentance:
The Jews are not the chosen people because they are any different to the people of the world. God shows no partiality. They were chosen because in God’s foreknowledge, He knew they will repent.
They were and are chosen to bring salvation to the world. That job went to the largely Gentile church, but is now on the verge of switching to God’s final work – with the Jews.
Acts 13:47 “I have set you (Jews) to be a light to the Gentiles that you should be for salvation to the ends of the earth.”
Zechariah 8:13 “It shall come to pass that just as you were a curse among the nations, O house of Judah and house of Israel, so I will save you, and you shall be a blessing...”
Isaiah 29:23-24 “When he see his children, the work of My hands, in his midst, they will hallow My name, and hallow the Holy One of Jacob, and fear the God of Israel. These also, who erred in spirit, will come to understanding...”
Zechariah 12:10 “I will pour out on the House of David and on the inhabitants of Jerusalem the Spirit of grace and supplication; then they will look on Me whom they have pierced; and they will mourn for Him (repent).”
Micah 7:18-19 “Who is a God like You, pardoning iniquity and passing over the transgression of the remnant of His heritage (Israel)? He does not retain His anger forever, because He delights in mercy. He will again have compassion on us, and will subdue (destroy) our iniquities.”
1 Samuel 7:3-4 “Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel saying, ‘If you return to the Lord with all your hearts, then put away the foreign gods and the Ashtoreths (Canaanite goddesses) from among you and prepare your hearts for the Lord, and serve Him only; He will deliver you from the hand of the Philistines (Modern Palestinians) So the children of Israel put away the Baals and the Ashtoreths and served the Lord only.”
1 Samuel 7:13 “So the Philistines were subdued and they did not come into the territory of Israel anymore. The hand of the Lord was against the Philistines all the days of Samuel.”
The two verses above are historic, but they are prophetic as well, and are about to re-occur!
Zephaniah 3:13 “The remnant of Israel will do no unrighteousness and speak no lies, nor shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth...”
The Lion of the Jews:
The lion is the national and cultural symbol of Israel founded in the verses speaking of “The Lion of the tribe of Judah. (Jews) This Lion is none other than Yeshua Hamashiach. (Revelation 5:5)
It is this Lion, with the heart of a Lamb that causes the repentance of the Jews. He will suddenly be unveiled, producing great shock and awe – and love!
Proverbs 19:12 “The kings wrath is like the roaring of a lion, but his favour is like dew on the grass.”
Hosea 11:10 “They shall walk after the Lord. He will roar like a lion. When He roars then His sons shall come trembling from the west.”
The lion of the tribe of the Jews is a lion of forgiveness and love. But He is also a severe lion, roaring for the world to repent and His people to come home.
Right now, a Lamb is giving birth. Behold, the child is a Lion! We must know the Lamb and the Lion!
This Lion will deal out forgiveness to the repentant, and destruction to God’s enemies!
I’ve seen many lions in action in the wilds – first hand. Getting torn to shreds by a lion is one thing, but by a Jewish Lion – Oy vey!
How ‘bout them apples Mr. Palestinian?
The shock and awe of Israel’s recognition of the Messiah, Yeshua, the Jew of all Jews, will be so great that it will cause a massive response of repentance on a large scale and very quickly. The shock will be so great it will produce a level of holiness that will be unexpected.
The shock of Jacob’s sons as Joseph revealed himself to them, will pale in comparison.
Israel is about to get a huge dose of the fear of the Lord – ready or not! It will turn her “angry and jealous” in an instant, with effects lasting for seven years. (Romans 10:19)
Psalm 67:7 “God shall bless us (Israel) and all the ends of the earth shall fear Him.”
Zechariah 12:9 “It shall be in that day that I will destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.”
Psalm 110:3 “Your people shall be volunteers in the day of Your power, in the beauty of holiness, from the womb of the morning, you have the dew of your youth.”
I’ve said this in many editions, but it is so important it must be repeated. The salvation of the Jews will be sudden. It will be so deep and produce dramatic results very quickly; there is only one event that could cause it.
The Jews themselves rightly believe that they are the chosen people. When they see that God has removed the largely Gentile church in rapture and left them behind, they will immediately become jealous and angry! (Romans 10:19) Read it!
They will be shocked into belief.
This will be the powerful motivating force for their repentance. The veil of blindness upon their eyes will suddenly begin to open.
This event may be very soon!!
The character of Israel in the tribulation:
The Bible shows in a number of verses that the Jews of the diaspora (dispersion) would never be able to assimilate into the nations they were scattered to.
But the world has most certainly “assimilated” into the Jews! They are no different to the nations in terms of sin and wickedness.
So when we look at the Jews of the tribulation – it is shocking indeed. This won’t be the case for ever single Jew, but it will be for the entire remnant.
Job 22:28 (Amp) “You shall decide and decree a thing and it shall be established for you, and the light of God’s favour will shine upon your ways.
I have taken the following from numerous verses in the Bible relating to these things and this time period for the repenting, redeemed Jews:
They will: ●Fear the Lord, ●They will be holy and upright, ●They will have clean hands, ●They will be wise, ●They will have no idolatry in their midst, ●They will have no traces of occult, Babylonian Christian influence in their lives like Christmas and Easter. ●They will have no foreign gods.
God will again fight for and defend Israel. The very soon-coming tribulation will produce great war and conflict with great, severe and tragic results for the world. But then suddenly, world peace...the Millennium will be here.
2 Chronicles 20:29 “The fear of God was upon all the kingdoms of those countries when they heard that the Lord had fought against the enemies of Israel. Then the Lord gave rest and quiet all around.”
It is written in the mass-media. “It is written,” in God’s word. They are eternal opposites and enemies. Your choice reveals which spirit you are of, and your destiny, unless you repent.
Psalm 21:8-12 “Your hand will find all Your enemies; Your right hand will find those who hate You. You shall make them as a fiery oven in the time of Your anger; The Lord shall swallow them up in His wrath, and the fire shall devour them.
You don’t want to be subjected to God’s Holocaust, as revealed in the verse above!
Yes, the state of Israel was born. It was born to be the ‘midwife’ for the new, spiritual birth of the Jews and their companions. It was born for wonderful, magnificent and dramatic times. It was born to annihilate God’s earthly enemies. It was born to bring peace to the world for a thousand years.
Psalm 98:7-8 “Let the rivers clap their hands; let the hills be joyful together before the Lord, for He is coming to judge the world.”
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Shalom and grow in His Grace!