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- Israeli election: Based on counted votes this morning (18th) we have a dead heat!
- In days the Trump / Kushner “Deal of the Century,” peace plan will be out.
- Oil wars have the potential to cripple the world economy. When the US attacks Iran, Iran will attack Israel and "pop goes the weasel!"
- Today is the start of the 74th UN General Assembly. (Debates begin on the 24th.)
- War with Hamas / Gaza is on the horizon. War with Hezbollah too, and war with Iran!
- Russia, Syria, Turkey and China are all in the prophetic wings!
These will change on Sundays or as the Lord leads.
Isaiah 42:16 “I will bring the blind (Israel) by a way they did not know; I will lead them in paths they have not known, I will make darkness light before them and crooked places straight.”
Micah 7:8-9 “Do not rejoice over me, my enemy; when I fall I will arise, when I sit in darkness the Lord will be a light to me...He will bring me forth to the light, and I will see His righteousness.
Isaiah 29:18 “In that day the deaf shall hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of the obscurity of darkness.”
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.
13th September 2019
Shabbat Shalom to all!
Signs of numerous times:
Biblical signs are designed to draw people in to the kingdom of God and to our grand Messiah. They are not designed to promote the pomp of pastors and teachers. Biblical signs will get the attention of some and others will never respond or believe.
Far too many teachers use signs which are not true signs to elevate themselves.
Signs do not take the place of the Holy Spirit who is the primary agent in these things.
True biblical signs can be very exciting indeed.
But don’t go overboard looking for signs everywhere. Your faith is much more important.
There are signs relating to almost every subject of the Bible:
There are numerous signs of the times we are in now. There are signs of The Lord’s coming, signs of the coming tribulation, signs of the veracity of the Bible itself, and of false prophets, teachers and deception. There are examples of erroneous signs, and signs of biblical truth. We see signs of the antichrist arising and many signs of anti-Semitism and replacement theology in the world and the church.
They are all there if you honestly look for them, led by the Spirit. Signs are really for those who want to see! If you genuinely encounter the Spirit of God, He will firstly cause you to repent. If you really see the true signs, you will repent.
Signs presented as from the Lord, which fail, are in themselves a sign - a sign of a false teacher. These failed signs instead of causing repentance cause mocking, scoffing doubt, discouragement, disbelief and falling away! (Deuteronomy 18:21-22, Jeremiah 23:30-32)
Great discernment is needed in these things, it’s no small issue!
Micah 3:6-7 (Amp) “It shall be night to you and you shall have no vision, yes it shall be dark without divination (comprehension) and the sun shall go down on the false prophets...and the seers shall be put to shame...for there is no answer from the Lord.”
Jeremiah 14:14 “The Lord said to me, ‘The prophets prophesy lies in my name. I have not sent them...”
Signs and Israel:
Isaiah 8:18 “...We are for signs and wonders in Israel, from the Lord.”
The greatest sign is Israel’s journey to salvation, and yet most can’t see it at all! They think it’s just the normal progression of history.
We are now, even within the next few weeks, at the point where signs for Israel are about to break and come into play. (1 Corinthians 1:22)
Of course regular readers know just how it will work out in the end:
Isaiah 66:19 “I will set a sign among them (Jews)...they shall declare My glory among the Gentiles.”
Funny things this: The world calls the Palestinian territories the “occupied territories.” But have a look at the verse below and see what God says!
Deuteronomy 1:8 “See I have set the land before you; go in and possess (Lit=occupy) the land which the Lord swore to your fathers – to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, to give to them and to their descendents after them.”
Other verses show that these areas to be occupied by Israel are in fact today’s so-called West Bank, Jordan Valley and surrounds.
So, Netanyahu promises to annex these very areas, and the world comes against it!
Beware of disinformation and collusion alliances! These are the methods of the media to entrap you.
Bible teachers today, more than ever, need to be full of great truth. The secret key is to teach the full gospel as led by the Spirit. (Hebrews 6:1-2) If you do it will contain within it a powerful method of checking. It will show Israel is: ●Elected ●Rebelled ●Rejected ●Regathered ●Repented ●Accepted.
Any doctrine that does not include all of the above bullet points, in that order is suspect!
Today many teachers stop short at “Rejected.” You can hear them and tell them a long way off. They make derogatory remarks about Israel and her fall and never have any good thing to say about what is coming for Israel. Their teaching will not bear witness in your heart. Obey that still small voice.
When the Jews come to spiritual life, it will be a great sign for the world and in fact for themselves also. It will be “Life from the dead!” (Romans 11:15)
When you are fully surrendered to our great King and Lord, everything in your life’s doing goes through the cross and is approved by our enthroned King. When not, life is a hit and miss affair founded on all that is shifting and shaking, surrendered to your own pride!
►Psalm 82:5 “They do not know, nor do they understand; they walk about in darkness. All the foundations of the earth are unstable (Lit=moving).”
Proverbs 4:19 "The way of the wicked is like darkness, they do not know what makes them stumble."
The great shaking is beginning. We see it as we look at the sudden deterioration of law and order, morality and political chaos in the world. World war is on the horizon. Will you be able to stand securely, if we are not snatched out of here before?
Will you be able to help others see and stand in these days?
Edition 465: April 16th 2019
The Court of the ages:
These are words of life!
These are the issues of eternal life. You will face them soon, like it or not. It is wise to know what’s coming, why, when and what you must do now to prepare!
This edition is primarily aimed at those in authority in various forms. That would be for political leaders down to leaders of their own family and even to you as leader of your own life. There is great responsibility in leadership and authority. We will be judged accordingly.
The Court of the ages: In the dock are all Presidents, Prime Ministers, Kings, Queens and all in governmental authority. In the dock are all the lawyers and judges of the world’s courts. In the dock is the mass-media of the world and all celebrities and entertainers. In the dock is everyone with influential authority – you too!
In the Judges seat is the King of kings and Lord of lords, and Judge of judges.
Daniel 7:9-10 “The Ancient of Days was seated. His garment was white as snow, and His hair was like pure wool. His throne was a fiery flame, its wheels a burning fire. A fiery stream came forth before Him. A thousand thousands ministered to Him; ten thousand times ten thousand, stood before Him. The court was seated, and the books were opened.”
Imagine the horror of getting to the end of your Christian life and discovering that you were in a race all along. Not so much against others but against yourself, and that there were huge rewards laid up for you, which no one had even told you about!
The Courts of God:
The Bible speaks of a number of courts of God, which each have eternal outcomes. The Bible also identifies a number of God’s record books.
Here are some of God’s record books and the things contained therein:
●Your physical features before you were even born. (Psalm 139:16) ●The number of the hairs on your head. (Matthew 10:30) ●All your tears. (Psalm 56:8) ●God’s plans for you. (Psalm 139:17) ●Every thought of man. (Psalm 139:2, Hebrews 4:12) ●Every word you have spoken. (Matthew 12:36) ●Everyone’s works. (Revelation 20:12) ●Your godly works and loves. (Hebrews 6:10, 1 Corinthians 3:14-15) ●Your life’s priorities. (Matthew 6:20) ●Those who have nurtured and developed the fear of God. (Malachi 3:16)
Unlike worldly courts, these will contain perfect judgements - absolutely pure and true. There will be no defence team in these courts, because the Judge will be all knowing! Those who have the work of the cross in their lives will be proclaimed – not guilty of all sin.
All humans are equal in that we are born of sinful Adam. Only true believers have the potential within them, through the new-birth to escape that anchor, and be set free. But the believer still has to work internal salvation to the outside, through correct application of the things of God.
If you commit a great crime and you get away with it for years and years, you may feel invincible. But don’t be fooled, you will stand before the all-knowing, all-seeing Judge of all. At the end of the day, no one gets away with anything, except true born-again Christians! We get away with everything – free, and no price to pay for all our sin!
People go to incredible lengths to justify themselves and cover their sins and lies. They see things only from their own perspective, but God sees even your thoughts and motivations.
In our lives, as Christians, we have to work out perfect inner salvation through to the outside. This begins even in our thoughts!
Some thoughts on thoughts:
“My thoughts are not your thoughts, says the Lord”. (Isaiah 55:8-9) “The thoughts that I have towards you are only good”. (Jeremiah 29:11) “Guard your thoughts”. (Proverbs 4:23) “Take every thought captive and cast down imaginations that exalt against God”. (2 Corinthians 10:5) “Think on these things”...All good and true! (Philippians 4:8)
Beware who you compare yourselves with, and who you aspire to in your thought life. The true Christian is to measure himself by the word of truth, its fruits and blessings. Not by the world, the church, modern man. This produces endless curses.
Proverbs 21:2 “Every way of man is right in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the hearts.”
Proverbs 14:12 “There is a way that seems right to man, but its end is the way of destruction.”
Here’s a very short sweet extremely powerful verse for you. Put it into practise. (I have done so ages ago and renew it often – and it works wonders!)
Job 31:1 “I have made a covenant with my eyes; why then should I look upon a woman (with lust).” (Proverbs 4:25) Obviously this applies to men and women.
Make a covenant and decree with your eyes! By obvious extension, that would include your ears and your thought life. Don’t let your thoughts become a runaway train – it will crash!
This involves you become a strange oddball in the world’s eyes, but a dear, close, good, best friend forever, of the living God.
Let the Spirit of the Lord be your primary instructor:
The media’s men are Satan’s yes men. Hitler could tell you about that! In fact the mass-media are under the same control-spirits as Hitler, just in civilian clothes.
People put their leaders on a pedestal. They give their thoughts and lives to political leaders. They elevate them, just like gods, and it infuses into their psyche and culture.
As a true born-again, Spirit-filled Christian in these days, you need to consciously separate yourself from the spirit of the world, the counterfeit church, and the demonic. You must actively throw off your close identity with the world and its traditions and ways.
The world’s traditions are rooted in error, or the occult. You can’t feed and eat error, and stay spiritually healthy. Being released from it, releases you from invisible curses, and weights.
Applied truth changes you dramatically, making you strangely fireproof! Even as you step into eternity and your unforgiving works are hit by the fire of God’s judgement at the Judgement Seat of Messiah, it quickly dissipates into a puff of smoke! (1 Corinthians 3:14-15)
The importance of knowledge of true history is absolutely vital. Your history is the anchor and foundation of your culture and traditions. Some things within it are fine, others not.
Culture and worship are directly associated, make sure that the Spirit of God enlightens you as to what you may accept and what you must cast out! This is all dramatically important.
Proverbs 5:21-23 “The ways of a man are before the eyes of the Lord, and He ponders all His paths. His own iniquities entrap the wicked man, and he is caught in the cords of his sin. He shall die for lack of instruction, and for the greatness of his folly, he shall go astray.”
Reject Gods wise counsel, and the world will rule you:
I have included the mass-media in this section, because they are the voice of the world and its leaders. They are the voice of their ultimate leader – Satan:
●“The ruler of this world.” (Satan) (John 12:31) ●”The prince of the power of the air.” (Satan). (Ephesians 2:2) ●“The god of this world.” (Satan) (2 Corinthians 4:4). ●“The whole world is in the power of the evil one”. (1 John 5:19)
The media speaks many voices: ●Feeling – the feel-good voice of the body. ●Reason – the voice of “it seems right to me, it must be.” ●Conscience – the modern, variable voice of godlessness. ●Democracy - the collective voice of the masses.
The world and its god will not determine your destiny unless you turn away from the Lord. Hope in the future is in the heart of man. But what a futile hope it is when it is in the world.
Counterfeit Christianity perpetrated by the mass-media must be inoffensive, and cross-less, so that it can easily mix with other religions, rather than be separate.
Deception in all these things is at plague-level. It causes tunnel vision. You can only see your own stupid, cursed hobby-horse and its insane godless riders of demented destruction.
The judgement on the world’s leaders:
I don’t want to add any commentary to these profoundly important verses below. Just read them, simply as they are, taking specific note of the bold sections.
Proverbs 29:12 “If a ruler pays attention to lies, all his servants become wicked.”
Isaiah 14:9 “Hell from beneath is excited about you, to meet you at your coming; it stirs up the dead for you. All the chief ones (leaders) of the earth it has raised up from their thrones. All the kings of the nations shall speak and say, ‘Have you become like us?”
Isaiah 5:14 “Hell has enlarged itself and opened its mouth beyond measure; their glory (leaders)and their multitude and their pomp, and he who is jubilant, shall descend into it.”
Ezekiel 32:21 “The strong among the mighty shall speak to him out of the midst of hell...”
Psalm 110:6 “He shall judge among the nations, He shall fill the places with dead bodies. He shall execute the heads of many nations.”
Psalm 146:3 “Do not put your trust in princes (political leaders)...”
Isaiah 40:23 “He brings the princes to nothing; He makes the judges of the earth useless.”
Revelation 6:15-17 “The kings of the earth, the great men, the rich men, the commanders, the mighty men, every slave and free man, hid themselves in the caves and in the rocks of the mountains, and said the mountains and rocks, ‘Fall on us and hide us from the face of Him who sits on the throne and from the wrath of the Lamb, for the Day is great and who is able to stand?’”
The judgement upon Christian leaders:
1 Peter 4:17 “The time has come that judgement must begin in the house of God.”
James 3:1 “Let not many of you become teachers, knowing that we will receive a stricter judgment.”
Jeremiah 23:1-4 “Woe to the shepherds who destroy and scatter the sheep of My pasture, says the Lord...I will gather the remnant of My flock out of all the countries where I have driven them and bring them back to their folds, and they shall be fruitful and increase. I will set up shepherds over them who will feed them; and they shall fear no more...”
Revelation 2:2 “I know your works, your labour and your patience, and you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and have found them to be liars.”
The court of great reward:
The judgment seat of Messiah is the grand court-room in which all believers (no unbelievers) appear before our Lord for eternal rewards. Everyone who appears in this court for judgement is already pure and perfect through the salvation of the cross.
All unbelievers appear at the Great White Throne Judgement, where there will be no believers. (Revelation 20:11-15)
This is a court for the exclusive issuing of eternal reward for works done in response to the call of God in the believer’s life.
This glorious court sees our majestic King of glory, enthroned and awarding spectacular rewards to perfect people! Oh yes, my friend, don’t let anyone tell you, that as a believer you are not perfect, through the work of the cross!
Hebrews 12:23 “To the general assembly of the church of the firstborn who are registered in heaven, to God the just Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect.”
2 Corinthians 10:17-18 “Let him who glories, glory in the Lord. It is not he who commends himself who is approved -but whom the Lord commends (judges).”
1 Corinthians 3:11-15 “If anyone builds on this foundation (Yeshua) with gold silver precious stones, wood, hay, straw, his work will become manifest in the Day. It will revealed by fire and the fire will test the quality. If anyone’s work endures, he will receive a reward. If anyone’s work is burned up, he will suffer loss, but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.”
1 Corinthians 15:41-42 “There is one glory of the sun, another of the moon and another of the stars; for one star differs from another in glory. So also is the resurrection of the dead...”
Daniel 12:3 “Those who are wise shall shine like the brightness of the firmament, and those who turn many to righteousness like the stars forever and ever.”
Do you think you will be rewarded for answering and obeying the devil’s call on you, and the call of the world and the media? Think again, buddy – and start crying!
Thieves of your reward:
These days you have to hunt far and wide for anything in the news media that is based on truth. The mass-media today are all totally blindly biased, and driven by a monkey on their back named Satan, with a frog in their throats named Diabolical Devil.
Deuteronomy 27:18 “Cursed is he who makes the blind to wander out of the way of God.”
Isaiah 9:16 “The leaders of this people cause them to err, and those who are led by them are destroyed.”
The mass-media are spiritually charged with the evil plans of their god and they don’t know it, nor can see it, but make no mistake – spirits are using them! They will lead you to miss God’s mark!
Even the compromised, sickly sweet church and its hordes of the deceived, will lead you to miss God’s mark for you!
Ezekiel 22:26 “Her priests have violated My law and profaned My holy things. They have not distinguished between the holy and the unholy, nor have they made known the difference between the unclean and the clean...”
Today we are in a world which neutralises right and wrong! If they can’t bring down your salvation, they will have their best shot at bringing down and neutralising your eternal reward state.
Throw them out of your lives.
The primary job of the mass-media, being the voice of the world, is to get rid of and devalue the pure, unadulterated truth of the Bible and replace it with the counterfeit lie of false, Christianity – that of “another Jesus.”
You must see the world as a ticking time bomb! If you don’t see it, you will befriend a big bomb, that will blow more than your head off.
The world is its own wrecking ball, with all its leaders swinging it like giant fools.
The US Democratic Party has become its own wrecking ball, as has the British Labour Party, and the EU, and the New Zealand government. The issue is that when God swings the wrecking ball, pop goes all the wacko weasels!
John 9:39 “For judgement I have come into this world.”
Isaiah 1:4 “Alas sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a brood of evil doers...They have forsaken and turned away from the Lord.”
Proverbs 29:16 “When the wicked are multiplied, transgression increases, but the righteous will see their fall.”
Did you know that there are some indications that saved, rewarded believers in heaven will witness in some way, the Great White Throne Judgement of all unbelievers? That’s a frightening thought! Imagine witnessing someone you have loved, but who remained unsaved, being cast into hell! – Yikes!
Judgement is the big comeuppance, the just punishment and retribution of those who reject His mercy and grace. It is the final merciless blow with hell to pay – and they will!
The world deemed fit to banish the Judge of all judges and in His place has come the god known as the one who comes to kill, steal, destroy, lie and deceive!
Here is the reward of the unsaved:
Romans 2:5 “In accordance with your hard and impenitent heart, you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgement of God.”
Psalm 9:8 “He shall judge the world in righteousness, He shall administer judgement for the peoples in uprightness.”
Psalm 9:19 “Arise O Lord, do not let man prevail; let the nations be judged in Your light.”
Know this: Don’t ever become blasé or apathetic about judgement. It is all part of righteousness and holiness. It is to be revered, feared, respected and honoured.
It is something we as believers have been through once for salvation, and will go through once for reward, and then never again.
An often heard criticism of Bible prophecy is that it puts fear in people. You can get rid of fear in your life now and live in ostrich land, but great, real fear will come your way soon.
I’ll chose the fear and terror of the Lord now, and be safe later!
Everyone will believe the Bible at judgement day, as they bow the knee to Messiah – too late for the unsaved! Too late for most – too late, too late!
World peace, like peace in your own life, is only possible with Satan, sin and evil removed, and that is only possible through the cross of Calvary and the application of it as you take up your own cross daily.
Colossians 3:23-24 “Whatever you do, do it heartily, as so to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord.”
How absolutely wonderful to go forward to glory with abundant confidence, hope, and anticipation! How wonderful to know that all our sins are forever gone and how wonderful to know that such great reward is laid up for the enduring believer!
I took the background picture of the Augrabies Falls, texturised a leaf and stuck in the flower.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!