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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.
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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 512: March 10th 2020.
Churches in the tribulation:
I believe strongly in a pre-tribulation rapture of the true church. But not all the church is the church! Many who think they Christians will go into the tribulation.
In this edition, my aim is to help you know that your salvation is secure. But we need to clearly identify what salvation is and what it is not. It’s all very liberating indeed, but also a severe warning to the complacent and presumptuous. Don’t mess with your eternity.
What (who) is the true church?
Simply put, the true church are those genuinely born-again of the Spirit of God, through the redeeming blood and work of the cross of Calvary. They are a “new creation.” This new creation produces changes in that person and produces fruits for all to see.
The original word for “church,”- ekklesia, means “the called out ones.” That is called out of the world and into the kingdom of heaven.
A true Christian is one who progressively overcomes the world. (1 John 5:4)
Sitting in any church building on a Sunday would be true born-again Christians and professing, unsaved Christians.
A Christian is not one who says he is a Christian, because he is not a Jew and goes to church. Today the church has many professing Christians within it, who are not born again.
It is the true born-again church that will be taken by rapture at the start of the tribulation.
The unsaved “Christian” will go right through into the tribulation period, with all the unsaved.
Presumption – the great big danger for many!
What a terrible thing to presume that you are saved based on the opinions of man and much of the dead church.
Perhaps the best example was Judas. We could presume he was saved, being one of the disciples. He did not endure to the end and allowed Satan to lead him to suicide. (Matthew 10:22.)The Bible says he ended in hell.
I have compiled the following Bible verses with the intention of shocking you. Denying them, or burying your head in the sand, won’t change anything or make them go away.
If you read carefully, you will note many consistencies through these verses. They either directly claim that the people involved were or are Christians. Some verses just imply that.
Please note the gravity and seriousness of all these verses, especially when read together.
Romans 1:28 “Even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting.”
Romans 1:32 “These knowing the righteous judgement of God, that those who practice such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but also approve of those who practise them.”
Romans 2:3-5 “Do you think, O man, you who judge those practising such things and do the same, that you will escape the judgment of God...Do you not know that the goodness of God leads to repentance? But in accordance with your hard and impenitent heart you are treasuring up for yourselves wrath in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God.”
Ephesians 4:18-19 “This I say, you should no longer walk as the rest of the Gentiles do in the futility of their mind, having their understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their heart; who being past feeling (no conscience) have given themselves over to licentiousness to work all uncleanness with greediness.”
Hebrews 6:4-6 “It is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and have become partakers of the Holy Spirit, and have tasted the good word of God, and the powers of the age to come, if they fall away, to renew them again to repentance, since they crucify again for themselves the Son of God and put Him to open shame.”
Mark 3:29 (Addressed to the disciples and not the Jews as some claim). “He who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, never has forgiveness, but is subject to eternal condemnation.”
1 Timothy 4:2 “The Spirit expressly says that in the latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons, speaking lies in hypocrisy having their own conscience seared with a hot iron.”
Hebrews 3:12-15 “Beware brethren, lest there be in any of you an evil heart of unbelief in departing from the living God...Today if you will hear His voice, do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion.”
Here is a summary of the main points of the verses above:
■ “God gave them over.” ■ “They knew God’s judgement yet approve of the sin”. ■ “They will not escape.” ■ “Their treasure is God’s wrath.” ■“Their understanding became darkened as they hardened their hearts.” ■ “It is impossible for them to repent. ■ “They have eternal condemnation” ■ “Their conscience was seared.”
The messages to the seven churches of the Revelation:
We come now to Gods great summary of all churches. These seven letters speak to seven historic churches, to the church at present and have a powerful prophetic, future message in the plot of the church age.
Every church that ever existed can find its identity within one or more of these seven letters. This is God’s view of His church, the body of Messiah.
Revelation 2:5 (To the loveless church of Ephesus) “Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lamp stand from its place unless you repent.”
Revelation 2:16 (The compromising church at Pergamos) Repent, or I will come to you quickly and will fight against them with the sword of My mouth.”
Revelation 2:21-22 (To the corrupt church at Thyatira) “I gave her time to repent of her sexual immorality and she did not repent. Indeed I will cast her into a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of their deeds.”
Revelation 2:23 “I will kill her children with death and all the churches shall know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts...”
Revelation 3:1-3 (To the dead church of Sardis) “...I know your works that you have a name that you are alive, but you are dead...Remember how you have received and heard; hold fast and repent. Therefore if you will not watch, I will come upon you as a thief, and you will not know what hour I come upon you.”
† Revelation 3:10 (The church at Philadelphia) “Because you have kept My word to persevere, I also will keep you from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.”
Revelation 3:17 (To the lukewarm church of Laodicea) “Because you are neither cold nor hot, I will spew (Lit=vomit) you out of My mouth.”
In these messages to the churches above, God uses some totally politically incorrect terminology. It’s as if He simply doesn’t care at all about offending your feelings!
Here is a summary of the main points:
■“I will remove your lampstand (light). ■“Repent.” ■“I will cast her into a sickbed and come upon you as a thief and cast you into great tribulation.” ■“I will kill your children with death.” ■“You are dead while you live – repent.” ■“I will spew (vomit) you out of My mouth.”
When you consider the two sets of bullet points above, there is no doubt at all that these so-called Christians will go into the tribulation period. They will not go in the rapture.
I know that is controversial, but you should know that I feel nothing for controversy or offending political correctness.
Of course there is a merciful, forgiving side to our Lord, but that is not what I am dealing with now. You can’t cut out or deny the severe side. In fact those that embrace the goodness and severity of God are most wise and end up being well balanced in God’s scales.
I recall often being shocked when I sat down to study the Bible myself, without the input of others and second-hand revelation. On many occasions it rattled my cage for the good, but I had to change my thinking on many things – also for the good!
Amazingly people don’t want to hear the best news ever. They are too in love with their sin and blinded by it to see what they need. Sin blinds people not only to God, but to the devil and to the beauty and wonder of the kingdom.
Today we have a soft, sleepy, shock-less church. It is cross-less and Spirit-less – with a few wonderful exceptions.
Zechariah 7:12 “Yes they made their hearts like flint, refusing to hear the law and the words which the Lord of hosts has sent by His Spirit through the former prophets. Thus great wrath came from the Lord of hosts.”
The reason why all these verses is such a shock to the modern church, is because it, led by the spirit of error, except for some wonderful exceptions, has edited out of the modern gospel all these verses and “hard saying.”
The true, real watchmen are called and sent of the Lord.
The duty of the watchmen is no just to watch. It is to know what to watch for and what not to watch for. It is to hear and see by the spiritual gifts of revelation. It is to speak the word of God and to shut up!
Many so-called watchmen out there waste their time on things that are of no consequence. And many never tire of being wrong over and over again.
Some self appointed and proclaimed watchmen / Bible teachers are so ignorant of the scriptures, you dare not follow them.
It is time to be discerning. Don’t swallow everything that comes your way. Wisdom spits out much.
Saved by the antichrist or The Christ.
We are fast approaching the greatest drama of all time. The true church will become the greatest object of evangelism, with the most powerful message ever. It will be raptured.
What an incredible message that will be for the world and the Jew!
Christians will speak to the world very soon with one most powerful, united voice. It will be the rapture itself that will speak. That will be the greatest, “I told you so!” The rapture itself will be the voice of God to awaken Jews and Gentiles!
But then the antichrist and his false prophet will walk onto the stage and begin to draw many away.
There will be a great many who will become converts of the false prophet and antichrist.
At the same time many Jews and Gentiles will accept the true Messiah as the greatest revival of the Jews in history occurs. They will suddenly “see” their Messiah, right next to the antichrist!
God Himself will be the chief evangelist of and to the Jews.
Ezekiel 34:11 “Thus says the Lord God: Indeed I Myself will search for My sheep and seek them out.”
Catholics, other orthodox churches and those without the new birth, will become the antichrist’s evangelists, while Jews become God’s evangelists.
In the tribulation period, there is only a limited operation of the Holy Spirit. The restrainer (The church indwelt with the Holy Spirit) is gone. At the same time the satanic spirit of evil is intensified.
Revelation 12:12 “Rejoice O heavens, and you who dwell in them! Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and the sea! For the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, because he knows that he has a short time.”
2 Timothy 3:13 “Evil men will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.”
How difficult it will be for the tribulation saints to maintain their strength.
The great replacement theology backfire:
Replacement theology essentially replaces Israel with the church, claiming all the promises of God are for the church and all the curses for Israel. They claim that God has finished with Israel and now has only one agent – the church!
Talk about a humiliating backfire!!
God will use Israel in the tribulation period as His evangelists and not the church. The true church will have raptured and the false church will become the evangelists of the antichrist.
They churches of replacement theology, many who will be in the tribulation, are most likely to accept the antichrist and work for his evil kingdom.
Mense, dit is tyd om wakker to skrik!
Our Afrikaans language is very expressive! The above headline means, “People, it’s time to be shocked awake!
Israel is very soon going to be shocked awake – big time! Many churches are already wide awake. The Spirit of God has “electrified” them.
Many churches are going to remain asleep and fall right into the tribulation period, where they will be shocked beyond belief, but because of their own deception!
It’s not all over for them, as many would have you believe. In the tribulation everyone, besides those who have taken the mark, will be able to get shocked into becoming tribulation saints. However their destiny will be the Millennial earth.
Hell is the destination of all those who reject salvation right up to the last point and there will be many!
An unshakable foundation:
What Christians today need is a solid, unshakable foundation. Whatever you build, if not built on a solid foundation will fall when the shaking really intensifies, and its coming soon.
It’s time to fortify your heart!
There is something perceptible and identifiable in the ministry of many of the old-school fire and brimstone preachers. They may not have had their eschatology ducks in line, but back then it wasn’t an issue anyway. They had revelatory insight and power to deliver people from self, the world, and the demonic.
Today there are very few with such a foundation in their lives.
The tragedy of the day is that many of today’s Christians are no different from the world.
As you read the verses in this edition please note that this is no game. I hope you can feel the gravity of it all.
In the verses I’ve used here, we see many times that God has given over certain people. Personally, when I first studied these verses many years ago, I was shocked indeed. I heard none of them proclaimed in the church.
So, today you can choose your happy, ho, ho, ho Santa Clause Jesus, or the Frankenstein Jesus, or the true Jesus who is full of true love, which includes goodness, severity, holiness, hard sayings, easy sayings, correction, and encouragement all rightly divided and applied.
Job 9:4 “God is wise in heart and mighty in strength. Who has hardened his ways against Him and prospered.”
Do you have that sizzling sort-of feeling that we are getting very, very close to all things breaking out? I hope you do. Time is short my friends, glory is around the corner!
This lion is owned by a friend of mine who was a fashion model; then she became Miss South Africa. Then she ditched that world and bought a game reserve, and has been involved in conservation ever since. I took the picture of this guy yawning, one of five of her lions. I took the picture of the giant sycamore tree in the Ndumu Game Reserve and merged the two together.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!