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Exodus 19:5-6 “If you (Israel) will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be a special treasure to Me above all people; for all the earth is Mine. And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation...”
Amos 9:15 “I will plant them (Israel) in their land, and no longer shall they be pulled up from the land I have given them, says the Lord God.”
Isaiah 41:11 “Behold all those who were incensed against you (Israel) shall be ashamed and disgraced; they shall be as nothing, and those who strive with you shall perish.”
Isaiah 44:18 “They do not know nor understand; for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see, and their hearts so they cannot understand.”
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.
8th November 2019
Shabbat Shalom to all!
The tree-huggers delight:
The Bible uses plants, trees, colours, animals, birds, numbers and more to describe people and nations. It is the subliminal symbols that are of great significance and meaning, especially in relation to Israel.
Did you realise that the entire course of Israel’s history is plotted in the trees? There is much more to these symbols and metaphors - for another time.
Here are some amazing messages blowing in the wind, relating to Israel.
►The Olive tree: (Romans 11)
These trees have very deep, well established roots. They are sometimes called eternal trees, because they are so hardy; they live for many thousands of years. An ancient olive tree appears to die, but then miraculously, new shoots appear out of the dead wood continuing its existence.
The olive tree produces a rich olive oil which has numerous uses, but is also a type of the Holy Spirit. Olive oil is required to keep the temple menorah flames burning. This symbolises light. Olive tree leaves are symbols of peace. Remember the dove bringing back an olive branch to the ark after the flood of judgement.
The root of the olive tree is symbolic of God Himself. The root is called, “holy.”
Biblically, there are two olive trees of importance. The natural olive tree, is symbolic of Israel, and the wild olive tree, is symbolic of the church. The wild olive branch was “grafted” into the natural olive tree, thus partaking of the goodness of the root.
The national emblem of Israel includes two olive branches.
An ancient olive tree grove:
►The Fig tree:
The fig tree is symbolic of spiritual fruitfulness after severe pruning or judgement. It relates to Israel in the tribulation period, awakening to spiritual life.
The fig tree is unique in that its blossoms appear before the leaves. It should have fruit appearing before the leaves. This is why our Lord cursed the unfruitful fig tree, causing it to die. The root was not destroyed though, and a new tree full of fruit, is about to appear.
When the disciples asked out Lord what would be the sign of His coming, He listed a number of judgements to fall on the world. But one of these was the sign of the fig tree.
Matthew 24:32-34 “learn the parable of the fig tree: When is branch has already become tender and puts forth leaves, you know that the summer is near. So also you when you see all these things, know that it is near, even at the very doors. Assuredly, I say to you, ‘this generation (of Jews) will be no means pass away till all these things are fulfilled.’”
Present day Zionism and the awakening of the Jews, as well as modern anti-Semitism are signs of the fig tree putting forth leaves and about to produce much spiritual fruit.
►The Almond tree:
The almond is the first tree to flower in its season, which at the end of winter. The flower has five petals to it, five being the number of grace. The temple menorah, a symbol of light, has oil cups or containers in the shape of almond flowers.
The Hebrew word for “almond” is “shakeid” which also means to “awake” and “watch”.
The almond is symbolic of Messiah’s resurrection. It speaks of the supernatural power of God as seen in Aaron’s almond branch that budded in one day. (Numbers 17:8)
Jeremiah 1:11-14 “The word of the Lord came to me saying, ‘Jeremiah, what do you see?’ I said, ‘I see the branch of an almond tree.’ Then the Lord said, ‘you have seen well for I am about to perform My word.’ And the word of the Lord came to me a second time, saying, ‘what do you see? And I said, a boiling pot and it is facing away from the north.’ Then the Lord said to me: ‘Out of the north calamity shall break forth on all the inhabitants of the land.’”
The message here is that as the almond (Israel) flowers and buds she will be plunged into the tribulation period.
Jeremiah 31:28 “It shall come to pass that as I have watched over them to pluck up, to break down, to throw down, to destroy and to afflict them, so I will watch over them to build and plant says the Lord. In those days they shall say no more, ‘The fathers have eaten sour grapes...’”
Psalm 80:8-9 “You have brought a vine out of Egypt, You have cast out the nations and planted it. You prepared room for it, and caused it to take deep root and it filled the land.”
This vine, Israel, is described as “the choicest vine.” But it is a vine that also has within it a “winepress.” (Isaiah 5:1-2) The “winepress” speaks of the crushing tribulation to come!
God planted Israel as a “noble vine” of the highest quality, yet it became an alien, degenerate vine. This speaks of Israel's rebellion to Messiah. (Jeremiah 2:21)
As with the olive and the fig tree, the vine will bear its good fruit in its time, which is just around the corner!
►Other trees symbolic of Israel:
Joel 1:12 (Context: Israel is invaded in the tribulation period) “The vine has dried up and the fig tree has withered; and the pomegranate tree, the palm tree also, and the apple tree. All the trees of the field have withered. Surely joy has withered away from the sons of men.
But we know that Israel's story does not end in the tribulation. Joy will return.
The Cedar: Symbol of power, royalty and majesty. The Oak: Symbol of strength and stability. The Palm: Symbol of military victory and victory in Messiah. The Pomegranate: Symbol of abundance and joyfulness. The Acacia: Symbol of beauty. The Myrtle: Symbol of God’s favour and blessing.
The grand summary:
Israel is: Deeply rooted in God with an eternal future. Israel contains the light-producing oil of the Spirit of God and soon will be Messiah’s light of the world! Israel will be at peace soon. The church is a “wild” family member of Israel through our joint root in God. Israel will become fully fruitful after pruning. Israel’s ripening fruit is a sign of Messiah’s coming. Israel will bud and come to life supernaturally in a day and then bring the light of salvation to the Gentile world. Israel will go through the winepress of tribulation, be attacked from the north and fall under calamity, because she was the choicest, noble vine and yet gave herself to paganism. (Baal) Finally Israel will fulfil God’s call and plan in power, majesty and strength, abundance, and blessing.
All of this is revealed in the nature of this forest of trees, and the corresponding Bible verses. How can you not be a tree-hugger!
Edition 456: February 12th 2019
Messages from heaven Part 2:
The central theme of this edition is: The enemy on the inside! You will be very surprised to see how relevant the Bible is to our situation today.
Divide and conquer is the theme.
There is strength in unity, so if Satan can break that unity in God’s people, he weakens them. He brings in his demonic enemies through division and deception.
One of the ancient methods of conquering an enemy was the use of the Trojan horse. This was a large hollow, wooden horse on wheels with soldiers hidden on the inside, and then delivered to the inside of the city where the warriors would disembark for their attack.
This was also a WW11 strategy called the “fifth column.” Four, surrounded a city, but the fifth was already on the inside, hidden amongst the people.
God works in us from the inside, through to the outside. Satan works from the outside in, but in many instances he gains access to the inside to create his havoc from within.
We are on the verge of great defeat for many, and great victory for those applying God’s word, principles and weapons of warfare.
Revelation 6:2-4 “I looked and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow, and a crown was given him, and he went out conquering and to conquer...‘Come and see.’ And another horse, fiery red went out, and it was granted to the one who sat on it to take peace from the earth, and that people should kill one another; and there was given to him a great sword.”
Satan’s way is: ●Divide and conquer. ●Deceive and conquer. ●Corrupt and conquer.
But the Bible says true believers using their gifts of warfare are “more than conquerors”.
Conquers of he early church:
The early church lost its power when it was influenced by the Council of Nicea in 325AD. This was the first religious world council formed to promote ecumenism (world religion). The aim was world peace through unity of religion, all controlled by themselves. This was the early days of the formation of the Catholic church.
This and other Councils were a case of conquering from within. It produced the dark ages.
Here is the lament of the early church in dealing with and observing the spirit of antichrist in their day, and which remains universally true to this day:
1 John 2:19 “They (antichrists) went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out that they might manifest that they were none of us.”
Those seeking a world religious movement on earth, deny the truth: “My kingdom is not of this earth”. This was also the watershed moment when the church turned against Israel.
The world’s religions will still unite soon under the power of Satan, and ride the scarlet beast – a Trojan in disguise onto the stage, deceiving the whole world. (Revelation 12:9)
They will be the true riders of the satanic storm!
The message to true believers is: Stay away from any attempts by anyone to form a unified, world peace movement, religious or otherwise, on earth. It is all of the wrong. They must get rid of Israel, because she is a thorn in their side.
Messages to Israel:
Ahead of your spiritual awakening, Israel, you must know the process and the opposition!
Jericho had strong walls and inside was a cesspool of sin and those who resisted the children of Israel on their way to the conquest of the Promised Land. The king of Jericho refused to allow them to pass through, in obedience to God.
Sounds just like Pharaoh refusing to “let My people go!”
Israel could have remained in the wilderness to die, or joined Jericho in her abominations, or destroyed her!
Well, we know the story. Israel sent spies secretly and hidden, into the city, and with the help of the Gentile – Rahab, Israel destroyed Jericho. Just before the city fell, Rahab and her family were removed to a safe camp outside the city, – a type of the rapture. (Joshua 6:23)
But interestingly, as Jericho fell, God pronounced a curse upon the city. He said that it would never rise again and those who tried would die. (Joshua 6:26) Jericho has been rebuilt now, but not on the original site. I have been there.
Why did God curse those who would try to rebuild Jericho? It was because they stood in the way of Israel’s journey to the Promised Land, and tried to obstruct God’s plans, and anyone standing in God’s way to bring Israel to their spiritual Promised Land now, is equally cursed.
There is a message right here for all you churches of replacement theology, and all the world’s anti-Semites! You are cursed!
The name Jericho means, “fragrance.” Coming from a flower called the “Rose of Jericho.”
But interestingly, there are two plants called the “Rose of Jericho” The other is a counterfeit or the false one, and is steeped in satanic superstition.
So, now we see in type, Israel destroying opposition to her call to spiritual salvation, but right there at the cross-over point is the counterfeit messiah – the antichrist.
It was Babylon, which was also cursed and told it was never to rise again. (Jeremiah 51:64, Isaiah 13:20) The original city cannot ever rise due to this curse, but what has arisen is the whole end-time world-system with its whore religion. End-time Babylon, as the world system, is standing in the way of Israel fulfilling her God-given, unique promises.
Israel, do not fear the gods of Babylon, or Egypt, or Jericho, or any nation or religion that stands in your way. Do not fear Europe today, Islam today, or the gods of the mass-media.
Jeremiah42:11 “Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon of whom you are afraid, says the Lord, for I am with you to save you and deliver you.”
The message from heaven is: Know God’s plans and don’t get in His way.
Walls and fighting the good fight:
As we head for the climactic culmination of the greatest drama of all time, we see the very things God stands for, being undermined and attacked, simultaneously in many nations.
The messages of God from heaven are in the Bible, right here:
Acts 17:26-27 “He has made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on the earth and has determined their pre-appointed times and the boundaries (walls) of their habitation.”
Here is Satan’s view on walls:
Isaiah 10:13 “By the strength of my hand I have done it...I have removed the boundaries of the people, and robbed their treasuries.”
Okay, so walls and boundaries around nations are clearly Gods will for nations, but why?
It is “So that the people should seek the Lord, in the hope that they may find Him, for in Him we live and move and have our being.” (Acts 17:27-28) The only place of true international borderless unity between peoples is “In Him.”
In Him the middle wall of division is broken down and true unity exists. But outside of Him, all the error, sin and unrighteousness remains. Walls are to keep evil out and righteousness in. It is God’s way for this world until the Millennium.
Israel has to fight to keep many enemies out, and themselves protected. That is all about to intensify as their spiritual awakening nears. We as believers also have to fight to keep many enemies out, and keep spiritual walls of protection in place.
►Soldiers who flee are traitors and betrayers, just like conscientious objectors. (Numbers 32:6-7, read it!)The cost of giving up the spiritual fight is far too great – eternally so. It also affects the intensity of the light. If some lights go out, it dims the overall light!
Nehemiah 4:14-15 “...Do not be afraid of them (Israel’s enemies). Remember the Lord great and awesome, and fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your houses. And it happened that when our enemies heard that it was known to us, and that God had brought their counsel to nothing, that all of us returned to the wall, everyone to his work.”
(Remember, from the previous edition, the counsel of the mass media being turned to foolishness!)
It is the enemy on the outside that wants to reach in and silence and twist God’s word.
Have a look at this amazing verse written nearly 2000 years ago:
Acts 4:18 “They called them and commanded them not to speak at all in the name of Yeshua.”
Isn’t that the voice of CNN, BBC, Sky and others?
Psalm 124:6-8 “Blessed be the Lord, who has not given us as prey to their teeth. Our soul has escaped as a bird from the snare of the fowlers; the snare is broken, and we have escaped. Our help is in the name of the Lord who made heaven and earth.”
Abortion: Mass-murder by the modern elite.
No one can prove that life does not begin at conception. But let’s go to the Bible.
The message from Heaven is in the Bible. It is right here:
Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I formed you in the womb, I knew you; before you were born, I sanctified you, and I ordained you as a prophet to the nations.”
Luke 1:41-42 “It happened when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary that the babe leaped in her womb; and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit. Then she spoke out with a loud voice saying, ‘Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.”
Psalm 22:10 “...From my mother’s womb, You have been my God.”
►Now, for those who have had an abortion and have repented (seriously) and also for those who had young children die, before the age of accountability, or the mentally impaired: and such like, for those who wonder where their innocent child who died has gone, take comfort:
John 9:39-41 “For judgement I came into the world, that those who do not see may see, and those who see may made blind...If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, ‘We see.’ Therefore your sin remains.”
Everyone is born into Adam’s sin and everyone needs to be born-again out of it, except those referred to here, “who have no sin” because of their innocence. They are covered.
Here is the incredible thing: In this verse above, our Lord says that the “blind have no sin”! They are innocent. Obviously it’s not talking about physical blindness. There is no accountability where there is no sin. Those aborted children and others I’ve mentioned above, are saved and free.
This verse above is a great relief and comfort for many! If it applies to you – embrace it.
For me, this also relates to dogs! They are innocent and without sin! (Don’t send me emails!)
By the way, the present Holocaust of mass-murder of the unborn did not come by democratic vote in any nation in the world, but by a handful of stupid, cursed, evil, “intellectual” God-hating tyrants.
More on abortion: Exodus21:22-25, Leviticus 20:2 (Sacrifices to Molech included burning of the aborted.)
How do you bring the antichrist and his works onto the stage? Veiled and in darkness!
Religion, the devil’s Trojan horse:
True biblical Christianity is not a religion. It is a living relationship. Religion is a law and works-based counterfeit, always at odds with living truth.
Cain represented works-based religion. (1 John 3:12) He offered as a sacrifice to God that which God rejected and called evil. It was the work of his hands from tilling the land. Abel represents God’s way. He offered a blood sacrifice to God, which He accepted.
Cain hated Abel as a result of God accepting his offering, and murdered him. Cain became the first murderer and Abel the first martyr. Today Cain, (religion) still hates Abel (God’s ways)
The ways of Cain are the ways of end-time religion. We see this in end-time murder and martyrdom. (Revelation 6:9, 20:4) How amazing, that in all theses ages, nothing has changed!
Do you see why law and works based religion hates faith and grace based relationship with God? Never the twain shall meet! Now have a look at these two shocking verses below:
John 8:37 “I know that you are Abraham’s descendants (Pharisees), but you seek to kill Me, because My word has no place in you.” (Matthew 12:14, John 11:53, Mark 3:6)
John 5:18 “The Jews (Pharisees) sought all the more to kill Him, because He not only broke the Sabbath, but also said that God was His Father, making Himself equal with God.”
The way of Cain is the way of the antichrist. The way of Abel is the way of God.
Today we are heading for the war of the ways! This is why those under law and works can never walk with those of faith and grace and why ultimately, those in bondage to the ways of Cain reject God’s word and seek to kill His followers.
How can these two walk together? (Amos 3:3, Matthew 6:24)
The message from heaven is: know these things, and takes sides firmly and securely.
Islam is a Trojan designed to get right into the midst of Israel and hijack God’s plans. It is importing anti-Semitism at the same time. But Israel, wisely, won’t let the migrants in. Nevertheless, Islam’s goals are occupation, settlement and take over.
Muslim immigrants flooding into nations around the world are a Trojan. It is a smokescreen to attack the word and ways of God from within the host nations.
The Quran doctrine of hirah (migration): “A Muslim immigrant should not integrate with the host society. His stay should show some degree of fake integration for the purpose of deception until the purpose of Islamization is achieved in the host society, through jihad.”
Sura 8:74 “Those who emigrated and performed jihad for Allah’s sake are the true believers; they shall receive forgiveness and generous provisions.”
The funny thing is that the female news anchors and reporters of CNN, BBC, Sky and others of the mass-media, are fighting with their voices for the rights of Islam, which will destroy woman’s rights and set them back 1500 years! Imagine how stupid the media must be!
The mass-media are no longer the free press. They have a godless monkey on their back, influencing those who have rejected the truth of God’s. They ration the truth.
The media helps the devil in “weakening the nations,” (Isaiah 14:12) so that he can bring in total control. (Isaiah 10:14) Their role as controller-in-chief will get legs in the tribulation period, like never before.
With God removed from society, democracy itself becomes a slithering monster which modifies itself, and changes its value systems, transforming its own heart all the time, becoming indispensible to whichever “truth” rules the roost now.
Democracy will soon become the god of the people, with the true God cast out so that its god of tyranny can fool and rule the ignorant masses.
The mass-media collectively form an ungodly protection of agreement around their evil ways to keep the blind masses subject to themselves and their god.
Sometime nations need to act with determined offensiveness; otherwise they are forever on the back-foot defending themselves against the march or numerous Trojans.
Satan’s big purpose is to disarm you of your spiritual weapons (gifts of the Spirit) and to disarm nations and the masses, turning them into feeble, foolish, pacifists, ready for slaughter.
When Satan sends out a dove of peace from his Trojan, beware, it a hungry vulture in disguise!
Beware of the many subliminal messages all around us today. They are Trojans of evil,disguised and hidden from plain sight.
See and hear the messages from God:
Light and sight are not the same thing. Spiritual sight is needed in the light. We have the two related words: “Gnosis” and “Epignosis.” The former means knowledge, while the latter means knowledge from above, or revelation knowledge.
In these days particularly, we need truth enlightened with revelation knowledge of the scriptures, otherwise it all remains dead letter.
Now, for your benefit, here is a little discourse of profound importance. This is a message from heaven from the book of Proverbs. They are simply a few verses strung together. But please note how appropriate, true and revolutionary they are:
Proverbs 29: 8-27 “Scoffers ensnare a city, but a wise man turns away wrath...The bloodthirsty hate the blameless, but the just seek his wellbeing...If a ruler pays attention to lies, all his servants become wicked (corrupt)...When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases; but the righteous will see their fall...An unjust man is an abomination to the righteous, and he who is upright in the way, is an abomination to the wicked.”
The modern world has created a monumental, massive civilisation in all areas of life. In its waning and dying, it does not have the moral capacity to preserve it, because they have turned from God.
The masses are always wrong, in every generation. Many people don’t want the truth. They just want to be right and enshrine their opinions. They compare themselves among themselves and think they’re just fine! The big, all important factor of repentance is missing from them.
Why should we repent and renew ourselves and conserve our spiritual heritage? Simply because, It is God’s way and in most cases, we don’t know what we are losing, and we can’t go back to change things once we have stepped into eternity.
Far too many Christians are in a hazy twilight zone, half transformed and non-repented. They are half-baked.
A love for Israel and God’s plan for her, essentially comes supernaturally. It is like the new birth...God births it in you. That forever kills all arguments and sets your heart on fire with a new passion and dimension in your life of love for Him.
Spots-n-stripes: I took the zebra picture in Etosha and superimposed a picture of the side of a guinea fowl over it – for fun.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!