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- Annexation of Judea and Samaria now on for July – Netanyahu (26th May)
- Turkey’s Erdogan warns Israel not to annex the West Bank, as does Jordan.
- No Pentecost rapture. See why in the next Sabbath Report.
►Regular readers of The Prophetic Scroll are hereby informed that this Covid19 virus will not come near you. I and my prayer team are praying this as a specific prayer of protection over you.
These will change on Sundays or as the Lord leads.
This verse, below was given to me by our Lord in December last year to give to you as the crowning verse for 2020. This was just before the corona-virus became a world pandemic:
The heading is, “Babylon humiliated.” End-time Babylon is the modern world system:
Isaiah 47:10-11 “You have trusted in your wickedness. You have said, ‘No one sees me.’ Your wisdom and your knowledge have warped you; You have said in your heart, ‘I am, and there is no one besides me.’ Therefore evil shall come upon you and you shall not know from where it arises, and trouble shall fall upon you. You will not be able to put it off, and desolation shall come upon you suddenly.”
Romans 11:15 “If their (Jews) being cast away is the reconciling of the world, what will their acceptance be, but life from the dead.”
Hosea 11:10 “They shall walk after the Lord. He will roar like a lion. When He roars then His sons shall come trembling from the west.”
1 Kings 8:56 “Blessed be the Lord, who gives rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised. Not one word of His good promise, which He has promised through His servant Moses, has failed.”
Psalm 57:1 “Be merciful to me O God, for My soul trusts in You; and in the shadow of Your wings I will make my refuge, until these disasters have passed.”
Shabbat (Sabbath) begins on Fridays at 6pm and ends on Saturdays at 6pm. The purpose of this report is to help the church and Israel become reconciled in Messiah.
22nd May 2020
Shabbat Shalom to all!
In honour of Jerusalem Day (21st – 22nd May)
This is the day set aside to mark the end of the Six-Day War in which Jerusalem was liberated from Arab occupiers and united as one Israeli city again.
Let’s expand on the familiar verse, “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem:”
Psalm 122:2-3 “Our feet are standing within your gates, Jerusalem – Jerusalem, built as a city compact together.”
●The term “compact together” means joined in solid unity, or “knitting together in unity, with no divisions or separations.
Psalm 122:6-7 “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem. May they prosper who love you. Peace be (Shalom) within her walls.”
●The root word of ‘Shalom’ also means “complete”, or “paid for.”
This reuniting and “joining together” of Jerusalem in “completeness” took place as a result of the Six Day war in 1967.
Do you see that praying for the peace of Jerusalem includes praying against her being divided, and for her being united! Praying for the peace of Jerusalem means praying for the return of the Prince of peace, which occurs as the Jews recognise their Messiah.
Marked by the beast or by God!
As we get closer to the coming of the Lord it is most important to be right with God, right in heart and right with doctrine and truth. The spiritual environment is becoming super-charged. The forces of error are more dangerous now than ever before.
We need all our defences, gifts of the Spirit and God-given knowledge and wisdom. Error is a spirit that opens the door for more error and attacks from the enemy.
With the cross removed from society, truth is obscured and deception rules. People believe that what they believe is the truth because of their self-importance.
You need to be spiritually vigilant, in heart and discerning in doctrine. Of course you need to be right in the application of these things too. But with the leading of the Spirit of God – you are safe.
The world today is a dangerous place.
Be careful of those with a hidden agenda. Be careful of the mass-media, politicians and the authorities. They are all needed instruments of the new world order, and will soon be employed and empowered by spirits they can’t see.
To introduce the entire antichrist system, these powers must delegitimize the scriptures and replace them with their own ideas.
The control of your health is a powerful way to create subservience.
Are you praying for the kingdom of the world to go back to normal, or for “The kingdom of God to come?” The coming kingdom of God is the only permanent solution to the fall of this world. Don’t think the world is going to get better.
The instruction is to seek the kingdom of God first and not second, or when troubles hit the fan.
When you, a nation, or the world turns from God, and trusts in man, the journey from there on is a downward spiral.
What Satan wants is submission. He wants people to be blind, non-questioning bowing, puppets on a string – another brick in the world’s wall, a cog in the wheel.
Fear of an unknown future causes stress. Knowledge of it releases the stress and brings peace. Man is dependent upon peace and freedom for his sanity. This only comes through repentance and the following of God’s word and ways.
The corona virus has brought out the best in mankind, with many people helping each other, giving and showing much goodwill, but that is not repentance.
Even if a vaccine is found soon, it’s too late to stop the economic and social knock-on effects. The lies and manipulation have done their work. People are now primed to be controlled. They have been primed to accept their fallen, soon coming saviour!
The forces behind the scenes have already got a lot more than their foot in the door. It’s now not a matter of if but when the baby foal runners will give way to the big four riders of the apocalypse.
The mark of the beast:
This mark will only come about in the tribulation period. We may see the construction of it before, but it will only be implemented then.
Many are speaking of it now using fear tactics. Many are afraid they will be fooled into taking it.
There is no fear that you could take the mark. It will appear after the rapture. It requires deliberate worship, so those who take it will know what they are doing. God is not into tricking the innocent.
At this stage we don’t know exactly what it will be. We can assume that it will be connected in some way to tracking people, perhaps a vaccine or some sort of device-less implant. It will be connected to the 666 system and all things related to a new world order, currency, religion, and health system.
The mark of the beast could be some form of mark that identifies you as one who has already received a vaccination. (Revelation 13:16-17 19:20)
Don’t jump to all sorts of conclusions. One thing that makes this coming mark unique is that it will be placed on the forehead or right hand. No vaccination is ever given in the forehead.
I do believe that it will be physical mark of some sort and not just a symbolic metaphor.
The word “mark” is Strong’s G5480 “Charagma.” Meanings: Imprint, stamped, branded, carved.
The mark of God:
God’s tribulation saints are given a mark – the mark of the Lamb (Revelation 7:3; 14:1)
It is the 144,000 of Israel who are sealed with this mark on the forehead.
But we too are “marked” and sealed by God. This mark or seal for us is not necessarily physical, but it is stronger and more powerful than all the forces of darkness combined!
Ephesians 1:13 “In Him you also trusted after you heard the word of truth, the gospel of salvation, in whom also having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise.” (2 Corinthians 1:22)
Revelation 22:3-4 “There shall be no more curse; but the throne of God and of the Lamb shall be in it, and His servants shall serve Him. They shall see His face and His name shall be on their foreheads.”
Note well that we have the name of the living God on our foreheads. The unsaved will have the mark, the number of his name – 666 on theirs!
When we chose our Lord, He chooses us to be eternally set apart for great glory!
God is using these troubles cause us to grow in holiness.
Holiness is directly related to looking for the coming of the Lord (Titus 2:13) Expectation is a powerful force creating holiness.
Isaiah 29:18-20 “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. The humble shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel, for the terrible one is brought to nothing...”
Ephesians 5:13-14 “All things that are exposed are made manifest by the light, for whatever makes manifest is light. Awake, you who sleep; arise from the dead, and Messiah will give you light.”
Edition 509: February 18th 2020.
Beware the Key of David!
These are words of life!
The image above is of the “Cyrus Cylinder” unearthed in the ruins of Babylon. It contains the decree permitting freedom for the children of Israel to return to their land.
Isaiah 22:21-22 “...He shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem and to the house of Judah. The key of the house of David I will lay on his shoulders; so he shall open and no one shall shut, and shall shut and no one shall open.”
Revelation 3:7 “...These things says He who is holy, He who is true, He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts and He who shuts and no one opens.”
The key of David unlocks and opens doors and locks doors that no one can open. Beware; what God slams shut and locks, is impossible to open!
This amazing key of David is in God’s hands, but as we see in the verses above, He gives it to those who meet specific conditions.
What’s the key of David all about?
If we look at the verse above in Isaiah, we see that the key relates to those who have a heart for God’s will, work with the Jews (Judah), and Jerusalem. Those who have, a relationship and attitude like that of a father, to the Israel and Jerusalem have God’s key of David.
It is the church at Philadelphia who are given this key. (Revelation 3:7)
This powerful key locks out all those who stand against God’s will for Israel, which includes the churches of replacement theology and all other enemies of God’s plans for Israel.
Now, let’s look at some amazing facts about the king of Persia – Cyrus and his situation, in type relating to President Trump of the USA.
We will see how accurately the key of David applies.
I must warn firstly that this is application of Bible verses. When we apply aspects of the Bible to modern places, names or things, we must never be too dogmatic and never take the application beyond the initial surface meaning.
There is often amazing prophetic insight, in type and application. The Spirit of God must lead you.
Cyrus has a few startling parallel applications, in type to President Trump. Much has already been written on the subject, but I want to delve a bit deeper – for your benefit.
►The name “Cyrus” in the Bible is Strong’s H3566. Meaning: “Posses the furnace.” This is most certainly a strange and insightful name-meaning as we will see.
It was Cyrus who ended the Babylonian captivity of the Jews, releasing them from that furnace of affliction, to go back to their land and to rebuild the temple. In a sense, Cyrus possessed the furnace and could have kept who he wanted in it, or release them from it.
Bear in mind that Babylon is a type of the world-system. Today, the nations of the world are trying to hold Israel back, unjustly condemning her at every turn. If Israel does not fulfil God’s plans, willingly or not, they will come into the furnace of affliction again.
So, anyone coming against God’s will and plan has done themselves the great disservice of slamming and locking their own doors shut. They will be responsible for Israel’s further suffering. They themselves will be locked into a furnace soon to come!
Anyone who is with God’s plans for Israel, has the doors open and no one can shut them. In this case President Trump possesses the furnace and is leading Israel away from it!
There is another frightening aspect to the one who “possesses the furnace”. It could well be an application to the furnace which is the atom bomb - the furnace of fiery war! These things are in the hands of President Trump. He has the nuclear key, or code, the key to the nuclear furnace!
Modern day Persia – Iran is also seeking the nuclear furnace, and wants to destroy Israel, which will soon lead to war.
Isaiah 48:10-11 (Headed – Israel refined for God’s glory.) “For My name’s sake, I will defer My anger, and for My praise, I will restrain it from you, so that I do not cut you off. Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction...I will not give My glory to another.”
Isaiah 45:1-4 (Headed: Cyrus, God’s instrument.) “Thus says the Lord to His anointed, to Cyrus whose right hand I have held, to subdue nations before him and loose the armour of kings. To open before him the double doors, so that the gates will not shut. I will go before you and make the crooked places straight...I will give you the treasures of darkness (oil &gas) and the hidden riches of the secret places, that you may know that I the Lord, who calls you by your name, am the God of Israel. For Jacob My servant’s sake, and Israel, My elect, I have even called you by your name. I have named you though you have not known Me.”
Isaiah 44:28 “He (God) says of Cyrus, He is My shepherd, and He shall perform all My pleasure, even saying to Jerusalem, ‘You shall be built,’ and to the temple, ‘Your foundation shall be laid.’”
Cyrus was called “Messiah” and “Shepherd”, and was called to “Perform My desire”.
Bear in mind that Cyrus was not a godly man, but God chose to use him. That’s His choice because He is God and we are not and He knows things we don’t!
At the end of the original Babylonian captivity, Cyrus issued a decree, freeing the Jews. We are now in the same situation, with President Trump freeing Israel in many ways to be independent of the dictates of the world, and to fulfil God’s plans.
The Cyrus Cylinder 539 BC:
The Cyrus decree is forever recorded on the Cyrus Cylinder.
The Cyrus decree also removed the worship of false gods like Marduk, the patron god of Babylon. Marduk means “sun god” and his star is called “Nibiru,” who was the organiser of the constellations of stars. Everything to do with Nibiru is cursed. (This should be familiar to many of you!)
What Cyrus did was fulfil God’s will, giving him the key to the double doors of prosperity and much more. What Cyrus did in a way fulfilled his own name. He possessed the furnace and could have made things much worse for the children of Israel, but he led then away from the furnace.
Tragically, we know that Israel will fall for the great antichrist deceiver, and will again go through another Holocaust, before finally being totally free from the furnace!
Cyrus, king of Persia, modern day Iran, in fact had the key of David which opened the double doors. Iran today is forever locked out, by the same key! Europe today is locked out of God’s full blessing by the same key!
Meaning of the name Donald Trump:
Interestingly the name “Donald” means “Ruler of the world.” (Look it up if you don’t believe me.)
His middle name is John. This name means “God is gracious.”
The name “Trump” means “drum” or in biblical terms, means “trumpet”. Other meanings include: “To get the better of.” One rendition of the name is “Triumph.”
There is a mathematical gematria calculation out there identifying Donald Trump as “a son of David.” I think that is interesting when combined with the other meanings, but I would not place much emphasis on that alone.
►I am in no way promoting or suggesting that anyone vote for this person or that. It’s your choice. I am simply pointing out the biblical types and applications involved.
The mountains have eyes, ears and a key!
The hills are alive with sound of God’s music!
The incredible, unique prophecy of Ezekiel 36 is strange but gloriously true. It is a prophecy from the mouth of God Himself to no man. It is a most startling affirmation and demonstration of the key of David at work, buried in the ground of the mountains of Israel!
What follows is a summary of the whole chapter, I’ve put together for you benefit.
In this amazing prophecy we see God prophesying to the mountains, the hills, the valley and rivers of Israel. The area God is speaking to is the heights and valleys known as Judah and Samaria as well as the Golan Heights. These areas are Palestinian occupied territories (West Bank).
As God speaks, the land consumes the words, devours, ingests and absorbs them, and grows and rises in strength, thriving, prospering and blooming.
“Mountains, here the word of the Lord,” says God!
These mountains of Israel are now pregnant with the word of the Lord. The trumpet of God’s prophetic word is now sounding deep inside the mountains. If you go there and put your ear to the ground and listen carefully, you will hear the trumpets. (Do it quickly otherwise men in white coats will come and take you away to the funny farm!)
In Ezekiel 36:7 God says that He has lifted up His hand against the nations that try to capture this part of Israel. He has made a formal oath, a promise and pledge that He shall bring shame on them. He will shut and lock those nations out of His presence forever.
The people of the nations, the talkers and slanderers (UN) took these areas as plunder for themselves and caused the nations to mock Israel. (Ezekiel 36:3) They took the land with whole-hearted joy and spiteful minds. (Ezekiel 36:5) The Lord is angered because the enemies have caused Israel to bear the shame of the nations. (Ezekiel 36:6)
“But, O mountains of Israel, you shall shoot forth your branches and yield fruit to My people Israel, for they (Jews) are about to come (home). For indeed I am for you, (land) you are about to be tilled and sown with all the house of Israel inhabiting the land. It will be better than at the beginning”. (Ezekiel 36:8-11)
But Israel defiled the land, therefore God poured out His fury upon them and scattered them. But God will restore them, not for their own sake, but for His holy names sake, which He will sanctify before the nations. (Ezekiel 36:12, 22-23)
God will sprinkle clean water on them and give them a new heart and put His Spirit in them. (Ezekiel 36:25)Then they will dwell in the land given to them by the fathers and they shall be God’s people. God will multiply the produce of the land. (Ezekiel 36:28-30)
“From the day that I cleanse you from your iniquities, I will also enable you to dwell in the cities and rebuild the ruins...This land has become like the Garden of Eden...Then all the nations left all around will know that I am the Lord.” (Ezekiel 36:35)
So, now, we have God’s will and plan spoken directly by Him to the mountains, hills and heights of Israel (Judah and Samaria). We have God’s word planted in the soil, so to speak.
But what is really planted in the soil of Israel is the key of David.
Nations, leaders, presidents, prime ministers, kings and others, do you see the truth in Ezekiel 36? Do you see that Israel is untouchable by you? Europe – Europa, goddess of the devil, do you see that your way for Israel, is totally doomed? Do you see that God’s way is the opposite of yours? You have locked yourselves out in shame!
Nations of the world, let me inform you that God’s prophetic trumpet, His key of David, His word for Israel, is alive, in those mountains, stirring, rousing, agitating, ready to perform the world’s most shocking acts. This great, powerful word has been buried in those mountains for over 2000 years. You have been warned!
By the way, immediately after Ezekiel 36 comes 37, 38 and 39. This shows the prophecy of Israel’s “dry bones” coming to life, and 38 and 39 is the great war of the world, Gog and Magog against Israel, and her ally, God, being the ultimate victors!
They just can’t see the golden key of David!
Anti-Israel nations of the world, the tragedy is that you can’t see the key of David. You have too much cow dung in your eyes, mouth and minds.
Malachi 2:2-3 (To corrupt priests) “If you will not hear and take to heart, to give glory to My name, says the Lord, I will curse your blessings...I will spread dung on your faces...”
Job 18:5-7 “The light of the wicked indeed goes out, and the flame of his fire does not shine...The steps of his strength are shortened, and his own counsel casts him down.” (The key locks them out)
Job 11:20 “The eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope – loss of life!”
Isaiah 44:18-20 “They do not know nor understand; for He has shut their eyes, so they cannot see, and their hearts so they cannot understand...They feed on ashes; a deceived heart has turned them aside; and they cannot deliver their soul, nor say, ‘is there a lie in my right hand?’”
Dear believer, do you have the great lie of the world in your hand, or the key of David? You had better check!
So, what about President Trump dividing the land of Israel?
Under the” Deal of the Century”, President Trump has given Israel the green light to annex the so-called occupied territories. Only a section east of East Jerusalem, outside of official Jerusalem, is earmarked for a Palestinian capital. All of Jerusalem is recognised as the eternal capital of Israel. Golan and others are returned to Israel. Israel keeps the Jordan valley and only certain areas become consolidated as new Palestinian land. Bear in mind that Israel was divided long ago by the British.
This “Deal of the Century” is null and void anyway, until ratified and agreed by all parties. What is going ahead is the annexation of so-called Palestinian land to Israel.
I would not call any of this dividing the land and city in defiance of God. Yes, I’m aware that there are a lot of teachers and preachers screaming that this peace deal is now the antichrist seven-year peace covenant. I say to them – hogwash!
I am well aware that things can change fast, but right now, President Trump has in his hands the key of David and not the key of the antichrist.
In the final analysis, the land and city will be divided, by the antichrist, but this is not it.
Those of Europe, most Arab nations and the Palestinians, trying to steal the land God gave to Israel; it’s just like stealing a car with a hidden tracking device inside. Not very clever!
The big take-away:
The key of David is a fatherly caring attitude to God’s will and plans for Israel, the Jews and Jerusalem. This unlocks doors of blessing that cannot be shut. Those on the other side are locked out by the same key and cannot get in.
Those believers, who have the key of David, will also be locked out of the tribulation period and will be made a “pillar in the temple of God” in the New Jerusalem. (Revelation 3:10-12)
You too can and must hold your own key of David.
The key of David unlocks much more than the blessing that come to those who bless Israel. Its glorious benefits open many other doors of great blessing and security for you in these unstable days, and lock out many attacks and curses of the enemy.
I created this mix of my pix by starting with some old sacking, then overlaying an eagle feather and then the black egret at sunset against an Okavango sunrise.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!