|This ministry has a distinct kingdom, Messianic vision, identifying with God’s call and plan for the Jewish people and the church. My position is pre-trib! Personally: I was saved in 1976 while working as a war correspondent, journalist, photographer, artist and environmentalist. My calling is to share these great end-time dramas, to stand as a watchman and above all, to glorify my God.|
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21st June 2019
Shabbat Shalom to all!
The walls of Jerusalem:
Poetry is not really my thing. But I do recall lots of poetic thoughts as I walked around the streets of Jerusalem some time ago. I was awe struck not by where our Messiah walked, but the thrilling thought of where He will walk. The dusty streets, stones and walls became the subject of some paintings I did later. But I’m now going to wax lyrical. I’ve put together a painting of words – for your benefit.
Ancient stones are whispering silent soliloquies, among the sun-burnt walls. Corner-stones of spiritual stability and strength, still stand secure, riddled with holes of the ancient hatred’s bullets, and stained with dried blood of ages past, and present times too.
These stones of Jerusalem’s protection are stones of separation – holy, immovable stones, seemingly dead, but breathing life of living history. The moss-dripping masonry are milestones, with living, green twigs in crags - walls of ruined relics, written into eternity’s word.
Listen to the stones; put your ear to the walls of wisdom. Do you hear the cries of the dead? Do you hear the shrieks of celebration? Do you hear the rocks, the great carved boulders, and the pebbles, anointed with glorious and fearful prophecy?
The scarred stones of poetic justice are again announcing judgement soon to fall. The ancient stones are echoing the warnings of God. No other city-stones speak thus.
Sin's offering, the offspring of evil, will soon yield frightful fruit: Fear, horror, terror and panic. Even the beautiful aged stones of Jerusalem will shiver and shake under earth’s soon quaking!
Yet the calm, confident, contentment of fearless holiness, and eternal beauty will stand secure amongst the strain and stress of destruction's dread.
Sin’s eternal separation from the victory and glory-producing suffering of Calvary will soon be the shock of all shocks to the sin-filled world of self-worship.
Do you see the lion on the wall? Do you hear the eternal Lion, and His severe message? Do you hear God’s trumpets under His Lion’s feet and in His roar?
Can you distinguish between the Lion of God and the roaring counterfeit lion frightening only the spiritually frightened and fragile?
Sound the trumpet! Sound the glistening terrible trumpet. Sound the trumpet of ingathering. Sound the trumpet of great victory! The world’s blinded ears see nothing – fools of tragic fools - deceived in the midst of God’s shining love – rejected!
Sound the trumpet! Sound David’s harp, and raise the golden sword of glorious victory!
The sword of Satan has pierced the Shepherd, but soon the Shepherd’s sword shall strike the roaring serpent and the people will scatter to a certain hell, with all the sin-filled nations drowning in their doomed sin. Babylon’s man-made, imposter-made,confused bricks of mortar will be no more.
Sound the trumpet. Raise the alarm, raise the sword of glory, and roar, Lion of Judah - roar! Awaken your people from fateful slumber, to their coming Lamb.
The stonework of the stonemasons of Jerusalem speaks of salvation past, present, and soon to come. The stones of Jerusalem contain a living message, a message of life, eternal life, freely given but of utmost cost and glorious value.
But you must bow your speak to the speak of these sculptured, weathered virtues. You must fall on your face in the dust before the message of these rocks of ages. As you do, salvation speaks, and soon shouts, lighting the core of your life with unquenchable, immortal fire – the fire of God!
These old speaking stones sing a new song of stern severity, of great gravity. They are sharp, hard stones, but soft and gentle to His own. They are stones of solid prophecy. They will fall on and crush the nations. They speak of things to come, and very soon too.
As we see the spectacular, dramatic, majestic message of the walls of Jerusalem, Let’s take a glimpse into the exclusive, holy, eternity of eternities:
There will be stones of pure silver, streets of glorious gold. All around, imbedded in gates and walls, always open, will be unimaginable jewels. They will be jasper, sapphire, emerald, pearls, topaz, beryl, amethyst, rubies diamonds, and more.
There will be no sun or moon - the light of God’s glory will be everywhere, forever – always.
There will be the tree of life, next to crystal rivers, each tree yielding fruit once a month and there shall be no more curse! Lions shall be your friends.
The army of the Lord will now be the bride of Messiah, bedecked in righteousness, with incorruptible crowns of untarnished magnificence, ready - forever and ever.
Isaiah 9:7 “Of the increase of His government and peace there will be no end...”
The Lion of lions, the Lamb of God, the sword of pure peace, will be our very comfort and eternal grace. Stones once silent, will serenade and sing with a song of songs and a descant that will reverberate through the universe.
Are you ready for the great grandeur - the glory to come?
Edition 470: May 21st 2019
These are words of life!
We are now in prophetic times of great importance with many powers, spiritual forces of deception and many spiritual dangers. What is your world-view and against what or whom is it measured? (2 Corinthians 10:12)
When you let a cat out of the bag, you can catch it and put it back again. When you let a genie out of the bottle, its smoke dissipates like a prowling, stalking ghost and you can’t put it back again.
Modern man, unrestrained is getting worse fast, and its spreading just as fast. (Hosea 4:1-2) Only active spiritual warfare will keep you safe. Don’t underestimate the dangers.
There is a new end-time hostility between the politics of the left, the right and the centre. There is another position though, and that is to be a non-participant! But you can and must always be a prayer warrior in these things.
The end of end-time politics will demonstrate perfectly the failure of the left, the right and the centre. It will demonstrate the failure of the god of democracy itself, because its major participant the true God has been replaced.
It will demonstrate the failure of super-weapons, the A-bomb, stealth and cyber technology. It will usher in great destruction, and it will demonstrate the full and final victory and triumph of the kingdom of God.
Of course God does use politicians for His purposes. He is using President Trump now. God raises up and brings down world leaders according to His will. (Daniel 2:21) Generally, they will all fail!
End-time politics will finally prove once and for all that fallen man is fallen and cannot save himself. It will demonstrate how incredibly dangerous it is to be in battle, blind as a bat and ignorant as hell.
For the believer the contrast could not be more startlingly different.
“We will be like Him” says the Bible, in supernatural, incorruptible, resurrection bodies. We will “know all things.” We will be totally invincible. We will have arrived!
People want to be right. True believer will soon be right, never wrong on anything again ever.
We as true believers are the right light shining in the world warts and all.
One of the main reasons the world must get rid of God and His people is so that no light shines into the world’s darkness.
Politics believes it can bring a better life, liberated from its problems.
The lie of the liars of liberation is that they can and will bring liberation to the masses. All they can and will do is bring deeper bondage and captivity of the masses to their cursed god of curses.
There are certain things that are politically and spiritually neutral, but there are some things that bring specific curses with them. How can a politician promise blessing from a cursed source? (Some issues that generate curses include: Promotion of homosexuality and LGBT, coming against Israel, all forms of witchcraft, legalism and much more).
The evil agenda:
The purpose of devil is to break the world (or a nation under God) free, from moral anchors of God.
Satan as the god of this world, (including politics) comes to “kill, steal, destroy and lie”. With these traits come the fruits of pride, stress, anxiety, guilt, hatred and much more.
The end of the socialist agenda and the work of the devil is control, but it is actually more than that. It is control so that he can kill and destroy that which is of God. He can’t get to the heart of the believer, but he causes his destruction all around and in the world.
Our Lord is the way the truth and the life. (John 14:6) With this come the fruits: Love joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. (Galatians 5:22-23) Humility before God and His word generates peace and calm.
Satan’s way (and the way of religion) is to work from the outside to the inside. It is to get the individual to do and obey certain laws, beliefs and principles of the world, so that he tows the line.
The born-again Christian has within him, the perfection of God in his spirit. The fruits of this then diffuse from the inside to the outside in our lives. If this is so, which it is, the rapture of the church will remove all of this in a blinding flash. Do you see what I see?
This is exactly what Satan wants in the world. He wants to destroy this perfection of God and its fruits and its people. Tragically, for the world left behind after the rapture, Satan will use those left behind to form his new godless world, rich in sin and evil and now with no resistance, because the church has gone.
Think about this: To “advance” Satan must get people to come together, believe and do the same things; all influenced externally, hence the media!
The curse of the media:
The media has is Satan’s mouthpiece to the masses, because he is the god of the world.
Today the media is a willing, leading participant in casting down the truth of God’s word, making a mockery of those who believe it. Here is a classic example of how the media twists things.
Choice involves discrimination. If you chose a purple balloon instead of a green one, that is discrimination against the green balloon. But it is only a “charged” issue when it is made a socio-political issue by the media. They believe in free choice, as long as the choice is theirs. If your choice is not their choice, you are accused of discrimination against green balloons.
Misinformation is a curse of the media, but no information is just as bad resulting in masses going astray. The mass-media are experts at selective journalism to paint their picture their way.
Spiritual ignorance will keep you in bondage to the world and its demons.
If the world knew what was good for it, it would preserve and protect biblical truth, even if they are not saved themselves!
Why should the world protect and preserve Christians and Jews: They have the blessing of God upon them and locked into them. That blessing spreads into families, businesses, entire communities and nations. It is contagious and can transform an entire nation from curse to blessing. God’s word has every answer to all your problems.
Yet today the politics of the world is coming against God and His own people!
►Godly wisdom, like gold, is the purest, oldest form of genuine wealth there is. It is an immense store of value that is indestructible. It pays great dividends! Follow those who have it.
Some churches today are doing wonderfully and serving the Lord for His glory, but many others, particularly in the west have become flea-ridden. (Fleas come from wolves)
There are two questions you should ask your pastor: “What are your views on homosexuality? What are your views on the Palestinians?” One relates to morality and the other to the socio-political prophetic realm. Both offer great insights into where he stands with God.
The answer to these two questions alone, demonstrates if he exalt human rights and the opinions of man above God’s word, which itself demonstrates much more about him.
If you go home after church scratching like crazy, you’ve got fleas, and you know where they came from! Time to find a clean church!
Today there is a big push to get rid of obstacles to Satan’s new world order of so-called peace. To them, peace is the absence of resistance and opposition, especially from God and His holiness.
The world has become dedoctrinated of God’s word, and indoctrinated with complacency mediocrity and evil. (The word “dogma” is the word for doctrine.) It is dogmatic.
The mass-media is not the defender of human rights. It is the defender of godless human rights. Have you ever heard the media criticise Satanism? The hidden agenda of the media is to create blindness, to all things spiritual and of God, so that a nation under God can be transformed into a nation under Satan, ready to be controlled, and then ultimately destroyed.
►Truth’s attackers, the mass-media, the liberal left, and offshoots like Hollywood, and the so-called intelligentsia, all have the same agenda born in the heart of Satan. It is to prepare the way to hell.
Politics can be a prison of pride and lies. Most politicians promise a paradise but deliver nothing but enslavement to more of the same. And the people buy it all because it is their god. Politics is the world’s way to management of itself. Today it is mostly spiritually bankrupt.
I’m not suggesting a theocracy here this side of heaven, but with God and His word on the outside – you are in a prison of your own making, with some pretty nasty comrades in sin inside with you.
You can’t destroy God and His word. You can try all you like, but like everyone from Lucifer, to Adam, to the antichrist and all in between, you will only destroy yourself. Not very clever!
As the doom of the devil approached his efforts to destroy and silence God are in high gear. We need to be aware of his evil devices and stand against them as prayer warriors.
A shocking new law from the US Democratic Party:
National religious freedom includes the right to worship freely, but also to express that worship in its manifesting fruits. We are now seeing what the Bible calls sin, enshrined in law in many nations. But like the smoke of the genie it is spreading further.
Acts 5:28-29 “Did we not strictly command you not to teach in this name? Look you have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and you intend to bring this Man’s blood upon us. Then Peter and the other apostles said: “We ought to obey God rather than men.”
A new bill drawn up by the US Democratic Party been passed in the Democratic led House of Representatives called the HR5 Equality Bill. It still awaits confirmation by the Republican controlled Senate, where it is likely to fail.
►The bill normalises and legalises LBGT behaviour in private homes and businesses of all people, making them fully equal in all respects. But that is not the problem. The bill essentially criminalises opposition to it wherever it is expressed. That violates the believer’s conscience. That criminalises holiness!
Another problem with this evil bill is that if it is fully adopted by all, and becomes law, it will knock on to other nations, becoming the new norm of a nation / world under Satan.
Why is biblical holiness so hated? It is because, as a fruit of the new-birth, it is a ticket and key to God’s glorious eternal, exclusive, rewards and exaltation by Him. Holiness is also hated because the fruits of the world can never compare or produce even one of them.
Holiness is also hated because it is the way to pure peace of mind, which the world can’t achieve.
Russia: A new anti-terrorism law signed by Putin sounds good at face value. But there is something else smelly, smeared in this face! ●The law prevents foreign guests from speaking in Russian churches unless they have a work permit. ●Sharing your faith with non-believers will be punishable. ●Religious activity is no longer permitted in homes. ●Every citizen is obliged to report those who break these new laws. ●You may not pray or study the Bible in the presence of a non-believer. ●Church alter calls are no longer permitted. – And more.
7000 Russian evangelical churches and pastors have come together to pray and fast against these new laws. (Charisma News)
There is a new bill in the works in South Africa to regulate religion. It will have the same effects as some of these points above. (South African Christians did successfully pray into nullification, another similar bill a while ago.)
►At the end of the day, Christians around the world need to mobilise in prayer against all these similar laws coming about worldwide right now.
Remember my verse for year and just how appropriate it has been to multitudes of situations: “If you forsake the ways of God you will praise the wicked.” Proverbs 28:4
The veracity of Bible prophecy:
Satan removes God from society just when He is needed most. The reason is to blind the masses to his work of producing control, and also most importantly, to blind the people to the veracity of Bible prophecy, which is the ultimate proof of the truth.
If Bible prophecy is true, you are going to hell, if not born again! That is just as prophetic as other, regular prophesies. Likewise, if Bible prophecy is true, you are destined for unimaginable, eternal glory if you are saved.
Politicians are prophets in a sense (fallen ones). They promise what prophecy does. They say that if you vote for them, you will be “saved” from this or that and have a real good life, and if you’re not a supporter then you will suffer. They are all pitiful liars!
To get anywhere, the politician must be bound by the fear and approval of man and not necessarily God. They are spiritually destitute and have no prophetic insight. (With a few exceptions)
As peoples lives progressively fall apart we are presented with great evangelistic opportunities. “Where sin abounds, grace does much more abound!”
Powers that be:
We must see into the spirit realm that there is a giant spiritual conflict on the go. It is a conflict of powers. The Bible is full of these meanings.
To offer some insight, here are some of the original words and applications for “power.” There are many more right through the Bible:
Strong’s H 3581 “Koach” Meanings: Power of God, of angels, great strength,
Strong’s H3027 “Yad” Meanings: Power of man, fractional part of power.
Strong’s H6184 “Ariyts” Meanings: Political, violent oppressor, terror-striking.
Strong’s H2428 “Chayil” Meanings: Military power, force, valour, mighty strength.
Strong’s G1325 “Didomi” Meanings: Power to deliver one. To give over.
Strong’s G2904 “Kratos” Meanings: Dominion, strength, force.
Strong’s G1849 “Exousia” Meanings: Executive jurisdiction, authority. (Satan’s power)
Strong’s G1411: “Dynamis.” Meanings: Moral, miracle, explosive as in dynamite.
Here are a few applications: Proverbs 18:21 (H3027) 2 Timothy 3:5 G1411) Philippians 3:10 (G1411)
●All the power of politics can’t get rid of sin. ●The power found in science and technology can’t get rid of sin. ●Medicine can’t get rid of sin. ●Psychology and its words can’t get rid of sin. ●Strong, powerful emotions, can’t get rid of sin. ●Socio-political laws, actions and philosophies can’t get rid of sin. ●Ethnic culture can’t get rid of sin. ●Religion, keeping laws and doing works can’t get rid of sin.
So, you are doomed – or are you?
Yes you are doomed outside of the cross of Calvary. It is the only thing that gets rid of sin. But it is drastic! It kills you the sinner, dead! Then it raises you up to sin-free newness of life, in your spirit, with an internal power to work it all from the inside to the outside.
The greatest demonstration of supernatural power evervwill be at the rapture.
There is another eternal power still to be fully manifest. It is far superior and far above all we can imagine!
Hebrews 6:5 “...The powers of the age to come...”
There is power in light. But beware; there is an illegitimate power in darkness too:
Colossians 1:13 “He has delivered us from the power of darkness and translated us into the kingdom of the Son of His love.”
After the rapture, the Jews will be the “light of the world” and the “light to the Gentiles.” (Isaiah 49:6 42:6, 60:3) Satan wants these lights put out fast.
Israel will become holy in a flash. She will become the “light of the world” as quickly as it takes to hit the switch!
Deuteronomy 28:9-10 “The Lord will establish you (Israel) as a holy people to Himself...Then all the peoples of the earth shall see that you are called by My name, and they shall be afraid of you.”
Ezekiel 36:25-27 “Then I shall sprinkle clean water on you and you shall be clean...I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you...I will put My Spirit in you...”
Isaiah 4:3 “It shall come to pass that he who is left in Zion and he who remains in Jerusalem, will be called holy...”
Fulfilled Bible prophecy is one of the most powerful verifications of the veracity of God’s word. It has never failed. Logic dictates that it never will.
Have you ever sat down and thought about who controls your mind? Very few have.
Our Lord will be your Lord of glory forever, or your supreme, terrifying Judge!
Do you think our Lord will congratulate you the unbeliever, for all your excellent, good, loving, caring, compassionate, successful work you did in your life, as you are sent to hell for not having your name in the Lamb’s Book of Life?
The world calls itself a “brave new world.” Let me tell you- they are right! You need to be extremely brave to launch yourself on a one way journey to hell!
The problem with politics and the very core of democracy is that it has become the machinery of the god of this world and people treat it like a god. It has become the delivery vehicle of many cursed beliefs and practises.
The thinking is that if a majority agrees on any issue it is right. How wrong that is!
Many people think God is democratic and then equate democracy with God making the two one!
In these end-days, politics, like the media and entertainment world, is all a lot more evil, aggressive, confrontational and forceful than before. It is spiritually charged.
Democracy only works in a nation under God, because that is the constitutional, superior standard and backstop, albeit in the background.
The crowning glory of Satan’s seven-year triumph – the tribulation period, will be the destruction of free-will politics, democracy and the rise of the tyranny of one-worldism, all to be destroyed by the wrath of God.
Be sure of this one thing: The mass media will mutate and transform themselves into Satan’s promoters, advocates, ambassadors and publicist all the way to their fiery end.
Jeremiah 17:5-7 “Cursed is the man who trust in man and makes flesh his strength ...He shall be like a shrub in the desert and not see good when it comes. Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord, and whose hope is in the Lord.”
Psalm 1:1-3, Psalm 92:12, Proverbs 3:33, Ezekiel 47:12
I took these two pictures in the beautiful Namib Desert.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!