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These will change on Sundays or as the Lord leads.
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 459: March 5th 2019
The final conflict:
As you read this edition please remember my verse for the year: Proverbs 28:4 “Those who forsake the word will praise the wicked!” It applies deeply and completely.
We see it being manifest everywhere!
These are words of life.
The final countdown and conflict is underway. It will intensify dramatically, culminating in the calamitous final seven-year tribulation period. We are almost there.
Many nations are having elections within the next few months. Many nations are facing a clash and conflict between the liberal left, the right, and the moderate middle. Many reading these very words will decide for a satanic system and some for a godly system.
My aim in this edition is to influence as many as possible towards a godly choice.
The end-time system:
The Bible clearly reveals the terrible system of one-world, socialist control in the end days. It will fully manifest in the tribulation period where it will meet its final destruction. But these things are brewing and developing now.
Forewarned is forearmed!
Here is the world’s system of control in the end times:
Isaiah 10:13-14 “By the strength of my hand (antichrist), I have done it. I have removed the boundaries of the people and have robbed their treasuries...My hand has found like a nest the riches of the people, and as one gathers eggs that are left. I have gathered all the earth, and there was no one who moved his wing, nor opened his mouth with even a peep.”
Revelation 17:13 “These were of one mind and they will give their power and authority to the beast.”
So, here we see a system of control which includes economic socialism, control of freedom of speech and even control of movement or travel, influencing commerce and industry. This will be the system of the tribulation period, especially the latter half.
The problem is that very few people know the problem or can see it. ●The heart of man is desperately wicked. ●He is sin-filled. ●He loves evil. ●He hates the truth. ●He loves darkness and hates the light. ●His mind has been blinded. ●God has deluded them. (Jeremiah 17:9, Mark 7:21, John 3:19, John 3:20, Luke 11:35, 2 Thessalonians 2:10-11, 2 Corinthians 4:4.
There are two clear distinct sources of wisdom revealed in the Bible. The one is from below and the other from above. (James 3:17-18) There is no neutrality.
Malachi 2:17 “You have wearied the Lord with your words saying ‘Everyone who does evil is good in the sight of the Lord, and He delights in them.” (Isaiah 5:20)
Habakkuk 1:4 “The wicked surround the righteous, therefore perverse judgement proceeds.” (Proverbs 28:28, Proverbs 29:2)
The character of Satan is revealed. It is to kill, steal, destroy and lie. (John 10:10, John 8:44) These traits are evident in various forms, in all that is outside of the cross. It is seen in political systems.
Abortion and anti-Semitism:
What has the one got to do with the other, you ask? Plenty – read on!
Why is abortion becoming such a favoured thrust of the liberal left in these days? It is the same reason that everything else the Bible declares as godly, is under attack. They hate God and all His ways, which includes the fact that life, begins at conception.
God’s plan for Israel is to see them return to the land in blindness, and then to bring spiritual sight and life to them, and then for them to take that life to world, as His evangelists. God’s plan for Israel in His word, is their “birth certificate.” (Isaiah 42:16, Isaiah 29:18 Micah 7:8-9,)
Not very long ago Israel was a foetus, and today is a foetus again!
Isaiah 66:8 “...Shall the earth be made to give birth in one day? Shall a nation (Israel) be born at once? As soon as Zion travailed, she gave birth to her children.”
Israel was born as a nation in one day in May 1948. She was born just after Satan’s attempted abortion that was the Holocaust of WW11.
Dr. Evil Devil, the abortionist, tries to kill God’s plan to bring life to the world, even while in the womb of incubation. There is nothing new about this.
Israel is again a foetus, and awaits spiritual birth, to fulfil God’s plan of bringing salvation to the world. (Ezekiel 37:14) Anti-Semitism is the new attempted abortion. WW111 and the tribulation period will be a much more severe abortion attempt, but it will fail again.
The end of anti-Semitism is war with Israel and her God - never a clever move! The attempted abortion of the Jews in Hitler’s Holocaust brought about prophetic, poetic justice.
The funny thing is that Israel had the last laugh after the abortion attempt failed to destroy the Jews. It saw Israel born as a nation in one day, just after WW11 ended.
Again, the funny thing for all those babies created by God, and born to die in abortion, is that they will have the last laugh too! Logic says that the great majority of women who have abortions would not be believers, and therefore destined for hell, where they will meet up with Hitler.
Their murdered child (yes abortion is murder) is innocent and automatically sent to heaven. There, untold millions of them will be laughing, and dancing forever, with great joy.
I got an email from a friend on this subject a few days ago. She said, “These innocent babies are received into an awaiting Parent’s arms!”
Anti-Semitism is of the spirit as abortion. Rage against the Jews, and rage against the unborn, rage against the living God! “Why do the nations rage and take counsel together against the Lord and His anointed saying let us break their bonds (of truth). He who sits in the heavens shall laugh. He shall hold them in derision and pour wrath upon them.” (Psalm 2:1-4)
The living dead murdering the alive unto God try to absolve and dissolve their guilt, because duped society and the legislation of the nation, says it’s all okay with us.
Here is a surprising end-time verse, speaking of Palestinian expansionism into Israel, linking it with their cruelty in the form of murdering the unborn:
Amos 1:13 “To the people of Ammon (Palestinians today), I will not turn away its punishment, because they ripped open the women with child in Gilead, that they might enlarge their territory.”
►Bible verses dealing with and abortion:
Genesis 1:27, Deuteronomy 24:16, Exodus 4:11, Exodus 20:1, 13, Psalm 22:10, Psalm 100:3, Psalm 127:3, Psalm 139:13-16, Job 31:15, Isaiah 49:15, Isaiah 64:8 44:24, Jeremiah 1:15, Luke 1:41-44, Galatians 1:15, 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
Satan has deliberately turned democracy into a tool of his trade. He has caused it to mutate into a beast. When you remove God from society, an osmosis-like metamorphosis takes place. Satan gets soaked and saturated into the fabric of society.
Then people vote and think what they come up with is right and true! Democracy only works in a nation under God.
Satan, the vote-master wants you! At the end of the day, he uses then kills his slaves.
The state as the representative of the world-system, with God removed, then becomes a god to the masses. Likewise, culture and tradition become gods.
The failure of democracy is that it has no truth in and of itself. Its truth is what the majority say it is. It’s variable and always changes.
The masses as a defined entity, receive an illegitimate, stolen authority. They replace God with themselves. They are never right!
The quantity of the people in agreement is important in democracy. The more there are the more influential they become, no matter how wrong.
The one-world organisations are hell bent on creating a one-world government of control. To achieve it, they use consent or conquest. Consent is their method with the ignorant masses. Where that won’t work conquest will be their final solution, but God’s final solution will be their final end!
Socialism’s gigantic failure:
The central thrust behind socialism in all its forms, is the creation of equality.
Centralised control of the masses is needed in socialism. To control someone you must make them subservient and defenceless. You must make them godless puppets.
Socialism’s primary method is by command economics. They must silence and then take over the free-press, replacing it with centrally controlled information. They must destroy freedom.
To create equality they must redistribute wealth.
Socialism kills initiative and incentive to profit, scorns the rich and favours the poor.
Poverty is a curse. Enriching the poor always leaves them poor with benefits to no one!
The job of the state is to protect freedom, not to create equality. The rich must be free to get rich and the poor must be free to be poor. Helping the poor is a virtue, but always on a voluntary basis. Our Lord said: “The poor you will have you always.” (Mark 14:7)
Equality is unfair, because people are not equal. Some are born entrepreneurs, some are born brilliant whizz-kids, some are born creative, some have a high IQ and others not. Some have success built into their DNA and others not. God has made us all different.
Satan hates that because it’s God’s way, and tries to destroy it and force equality on everyone.
Equality robs people of their true intrinsic value and makes them dumb, slaves of the state.
Socialism violates the biblical law of sowing and reaping.
Christians will not be equal for all eternity. We will have a foundation that is universally equal – the cross. But we will be as different as the stars are from each other. (1 Corinthians 15:41)
The people of the world are blind to these truths. They are ●blind to God, ●blind to His word, and ●blind to the cross of Calvary! – Three times blind! Talk about thickly blind!
“Three blind mice...see how they run, right into the wall!”
There was not one liberal lefty in the Lords army of workers, disciples and close followers, Old Covenant and New! That should tell you something!
The free market system is revealed in the Bible. (Matthew 25:14-30) Here, ten talents (money), five talents, and one talent are distributed. The first two doubled their talents through work or investment and were praised and rewarded.
The last person, who had only one talent, hid it until the master returned. It was taken away from him and given to the one with ten talents! He was condemned and told that the least he could have done was invested it.
Interestingly this one talent was given to the one with ten. That should open many eyes. The world’s way is to give to those who have nothing or little. But bear in mind that there is always a reason for poverty. It is almost always a spiritual reason. So giving to someone who is unable to do much with it is counterproductive.
The free market principle is not the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer. It is the rich get richer and the poor getting richer.
The answer of course is the distribution of the knowledge of God into society. This creates a strong nation under God.
Again, giving to the poor and helping them on a personal level is God ordained and always a good thing, but what I’m talking about here is a national, controlled system.
The removal of God’s principles from society opens people for the evil and the wickedness in their own heart to manifest unhindered. (Jeremiah 17:9) Removing God removes restraint and puts the masses in terrible agreement! (Hosea 4:1-2) ●Please read this profoundly important scripture 10 times over!
The values of hell arise and take root on the elimination of the values of God’s word. New, wicked, behaviour and actions always arises on revolutionary theory, which must first be disguised and then dispensed to the masses by the media.
Man’s conscience is inextricable linked to his belief system, and is very important in creating his world. His conscience decides what he deems to be acceptable. A seared conscience is immediately filled with Satan’s no-conscience. Doom is just down the road.
Man left to his own devices, with God removed from society, becomes a savage.
The world doesn’t want you to see its god for who he is. If you can’t see the true God because He has been removed from society, you can’t see the world’s god either. All you see is Satan’s dark light. “He comes as an angel of light” - to the fool the world. (2 Corinthians 11:14)
The press have moved beyond being pure news reporters, and are now opinion makers, propaganda dictators, and have become Satan’s collective organiser, planner and agent.
You can manipulate the truth for the ignorant masses with volume, balloons and bright flashing lights and then repeat the process over and over until they believe.
Internationalism, globalism and socialism (all linked) brings everyone down to the lowest common denominator. God brings us to the highest value and seats us in heavenly places, holy and pure.
The world can try as it may to create a new world order of peace. It can use the free market system, democracy, theocracy, socialism, communism, capitalism, tyranny or anything it likes, but it can’t get rid of sin! It is forever doomed to be eternally united with sin.
When you “find your life in the world you will lose it.” (Matthew 10:39)
I would never interfere in a person’s personal political choices, but it’s time to spell out clearly what the issues and consequences are, which is what I have done here in a limited way.
You must know that politics is not going to save the world. You must shine like a light in the world, but keep your distance too! Be aware that the entire system is doomed and on short-notice.
►God has and will still use President Trump for His purposes, but don’t put all your trusted eggs in that basket! The US Democratic Party has changed its face to match its heart. It is a seed-bed of evil, these days. The Labour Party in the UK is fast going off the rails, as it identifies with the evil plague of anti-Semitism. Imagine being so stupid as to be willingly tagged with that!
The fruits should speak volumes as they are seen in political parties all around the world. These issues are no longer party political differences. They are spiritual. That is not going to change. It will surface more and more. You must decide which spirit you are going to support!
We are not called to reform the world. We are called to die to it, and come out of it. (2 Corinthians 6:17, Galatians 6:14) Our world is not of this world. Our world is perfect and sin free. It is called “The Kingdom of God.” We are called to come out of because it is soon going to be destroyed in judgement – just like Lot had to get out.
Then God will create a new world order called the Millennium, built on bricks of purity.
The true Christian has “peace that surpasses understanding”! (Philippians 4:7) “There is no peace for the wicked.” (Isaiah 48:22) Our future is peace, theirs is torment!
We are to judge ourselves now so that we will not be judged or condemned with this world.
“The whole world lies under the power of the evil one.” (1 John 5:19) “Satan deceives the whole world.” Revelation 12:9
We as believers live in two worlds. We are to influence the kingdom of the world as best we can, but never join it. We are above it now and forever! The kingdom of God is within you, and the kingdom of the world is without you and that’s the way it is.
The mission and message to the world from the ambassadors for Messiah is: “Repent for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” Matthew 3:2, 4:17)
Decide your fate now:
John 9:4 “I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work.”
Isaiah 55:6 “Seek the Lord while He may be found.”
John 12:35-36 “A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you. He who walks in darkness does not know where he is going. While you have the light, believe in the light...”
Amos 9:11 “Behold the days are coming says the Lord God, that I will send a famine on the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord.”
Psalm 36:9 “In your light we see light.”
Job 38:15 “From the wicked their light is withheld...”
John 18:37 “...Everyone of the truth hears my voice.”
The final conflict is underway. Satan believes that anyone who opposes him is the enemy and true villain. This is the why the battle between godly right and satanic wrong will never end until God’s judgment.
Satan, soon to infiltrate the antichrist, needs you. He will feign love for you, as a charm offensive, to get your support, for his evil purposes, but he truly hates you. He will use you as his useful idiot and then kill you.
Beware of any political system that ridicules the things of God rather than protects them. Beware of any that casts down the things of God.
God loves you supremely. He died for you. He gave you His own word filled with numerous glorious promises. How wonderful that is! But to some people, they want to kill you for that!
“Messiah is in us – the hope of glory.” So, it is the crucified and risen Lord in us that makes us untouchable by the devil and his world, unless we let him in.
The cross in me is the barrier, an immovable rock, an un-crossable gulf. Rejoice in the Lord and again I say – rejoice!
I took the camel thorn tree picture in the Namib Desert, removed the colour and gave it some texture. I took the background picture of the side of an old rusty steam engine, as well as the flower and mixed them all, for effect.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!