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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 513: March 17th 2020.
The Incredible Journey:
Job 23:10 “He knows my journey; when He has tested me, I shall come forth as gold.”
Psalm 66:10 “You, O God have proved us; You have refined us as silver is refined.”
When you see that you are on an incredible journey, you are on the road to glory.
The world is temporary and due for destruction. (2 Corinthians 4:18) The spiritual dimension is more real than the physical world, and is eternal as you are, born for unimaginable magnificent majesty.
God planned and called you, before the foundation of the world! Your journey will never end, but it will be fulfilled as you go, culminating at the birth of the eternity of the eternities!
Our journey in a nutshell:
●Our journey begins before the foundation of the earth, when we were conceived and planned by God (Ephesians 1:4). ●It moves on to our natural birth into this fallen world. ●It moves on to our death on the cross with Messiah and resurrection in Him (2 Timothy 2:11). ●Then we die or are raptured, which sees our bodies instantly transformed into eternal spiritual bodies with all sorts of qualities and dimensions, too wonderful to express (1 Thessalonians 4:17). ●Our journey then goes on to ruling and reigning with our Lord on this earth, and in the universe (Revelation 20:4-6, 2 Timothy 2:12). ●Our journey “ends” in a new beginning called the eternity of eternities. (2 Peter 3:10-12 Isaiah 34:4)
So our journey begins before the foundation of the earth, and “ends” at the foundation of a new universe and creation.
On your journey you will encounter angels, strange and beautiful, magnificent creatures, pure sound, sight, smell, touch, taste, all knowledge of all things. You will share our Lord’s throne. You will participate in ruling and reigning in the entire universe with Him. You will encounter and experience life on other worlds, all pure and holy.
Please don’t think for one minute that you are unimportant in this grand scheme of things.
Colossians 3:2 “Set your mind on things above, not on things of this earth.”
1 Corinthians 2:9 “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor has entered into the heart of man, the things which God has prepared for Him.”
The following verses speak of other worlds: Hebrews 1:1-2, Hebrews 11:3 Isaiah 45:12.
The often-used word “hosts” is Strong’s H6633, meaning “army, intelligent beings”.
How can we be alone in the universe when heaven is out there, angels and incredible beings?
The following verses imply our eternal future in the universe: (Hover your mouse over them)
2 Timothy 2:12, Revelation 22:5, Daniel 7:27, Isaiah 9:7, Hebrews 12:1, Romans 8:19-22.
The amazing benefits:
You are no accident and there is no trivial purpose for your existence...Be holy now it pays great, eternal, incorruptible dividends!
●Man’s way to holiness: Try to be good. Work it from the outside to the inside.
●God’s way to holiness: You are perfect inside by the new-birth, and now work it to the outside.
Man’s way is cursed and is a failure, and has been from the day dot.
God’s way is the way to eternal riches.
Psalm 119:142 “Your righteousness (holiness) is an everlasting righteousness...”
Psalm 111:3 “His righteousness endures forever.” (When it’s in us, we endure forever.)
So, to get that inner spiritual perfection from the inside to the outside we need to take up our cross daily, and put to death that which is not of God. The Bible way is death to self, the world and the sin created by the demonic forces.
If you die to self, the world and the demonic, what’s left? Nothing much is left, except all the marvels of the kingdom of God, holiness, and a grand, great, glorious future forever and ever.
The end of all things satanic is eternal destruction. The end of all things temporal is destruction. A life’s journey chasing material goods, pleasure, and happiness is the way to great regret.
Hebrews 11:25 “...There is pleasure in sin for season.”
A kingdom journey growing in the knowledge of Him has a deep peace surrounding it with many great eternal rewards soon to manifest.
Our incredible journey means that we have to change and re-prioritise many things as we go down this road of dramatic discovery. We must re-calibrate and re-adjust our lives and priorities. We must be prepared to fall flat (literally) on our faces in repentance and receive correction from the Lord.
The enemy of your journey:
Biblical Christianity is a danger to the world, the self-life and the demonic, all saturated with Satan.
The unsaved hate true biblical holiness, but it is absolute true love. You can only see that when your life is in Him.
We must tear our heart open to God and His word. That produces a change in your thinking and desires. That then changes your words which creates your reality.
You can’t just pray, name and claim prosperity for your greed. You can pray, shout, yell, scream swing from the chandeliers, and get nothing from the Lord. But when you have had your beliefs and thinking radically smashed and changed by the work of the cross, then you will be praying in line with God’s will for you.
When you have no active knowledge of God and His word, you are an island to yourself, adrift in an ocean of uncertainty and variables. Your conscience is in tune with the god of this world and his will you do. You are blind and deaf to the beautiful voice of God and the all the glories of holiness.
The biggest motivation of fallen man is to replace the things of God with materialism. Money is his faith! Modern man wants money, and possessions. He wants pleasure with no pain. “Me now”, is his chant. But true biblical truth and reality is to set your eyes and heart on that which is above.
The world of materialism is temporal. Yes we sanctify what we need to function as believers, but the world is not our source.
Proverbs 23:5 “Will you set your eyes on that which is not? For riches certainly make themselves wings. They fly away like an eagle towards heaven.”
Psalm 119:37-38 “Turn away my eyes from looking at worthless things and revive me in Your way. Establish Your word to Your servant, who is devoted to fearing You.”
The big enemy attack on believers is against the truth. It comes from pulpits, teachers, YouTube ministries (not all), and others who are of the spirit of error.
When no one knows what truth is anymore, value goes out of the window. Truth and value go together. Truth is liberating and never confusing.
Blind acceptance of the world and its ways is a great enemy. Blind acceptance of much that comes from the pulpit is also your enemy. Today you need discernment like never before.
Too many are shallow, and superficial, with no depth, no strong solid foundation, and no cross. They are impersonators of each other, parrots and plagiarists. They are a fake knock-off of the original error, no different to a copy machine. They are phoney forgers with the insight of Polly the parrot.
These mimicking monkeys have a growing group of devoted disciples. They rehash and regurgitate error disguised as truth.
The biblical watchman has a vital role for the church today. In many ways, he is like the eyes and ears of the church, especially as we move into prophetic times like never before. Obviously, the watchman is an enemy of the devil and his world.
Tragically, the ministry of the watchman has become polluted by many false watchmen, and by attacks from within segments of the church itself – especially the denominational, Spirit-less churches.
Of the many rewards and crowns that will be given to believers who meet the conditions, one is specifically for the watchmen and others who watch for the coming of the Lord.
Those who come against the watchers, and there are many, including ministers, are in Satan’s service trying to rob the watchmen of their crown! They are sneaky thieves!
“Take heed no one robs you of your reward!” (Colossians 2:8, Revelation 3:11)
Are you a shining light?
■The world measures success in material terms. ■The Christian will have success measured by eternal brightness!
The ultimate measure of the success of your journey will be seen by everyone, for all eternity. The measure is likened to the brightness of a light.
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.”
Matthew 13:43 “The righteous shall shine forth as the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He, who has ears to hear, let him hear!”
Proverbs 4:18 “The path (journey) of the just is like the shining sun, that shines ever brighter unto the perfect day.”
Ecclesiastes 8:1 “Who is like a wise man and who knows the interpretation of a thing? A man’s wisdom makes his face shine, and the sternness of his face is changed.”
Philippians 2:15 “Become blameless and harmless children of God, without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world.”
Job 11:17-18 (Repentance) “Your life would be brighter than noonday. Though you were dark, you would be like the morning, and you would be secure, because there is hope...”
The Christians measure of your success is seen biblically as your eternal brightness. (Daniel 12:3, 1 Corinthians 15:41, 1 Corinthians 3:13, Philippians 2:15)
Paul compares the things of the material word to cow dung! (Philippians 3:8)
The world’s measure of success is how much cow dung you have accumulated. Your material wealth is the world’s measure.
That’s quite a contrast: A bright godly light or cow dung!
I recall, a long time ago, someone being asked if he could have anything he wanted, what it would be? He said a red Ferrari. What an absolute idiot! I was not far behind in the “idiot” stakes! Shortly after that I did have a red Ferrari in my garage. It belonged to a friend whose driveway was too high for the low car, so I had it “beautifying” my garage, but without the keys. (At least I did sort-of have a Ferrari for a while!)
I can assure you that my priorities have long since changed – radically. Today if someone gave me a red Ferrari, I’d drive the hell out it and then sell it – now with it being sanctified!
Romans 8:6 “To be Ferrari (carnally) minded is death, but to be spiritually minded is life and peace.”
I have lived a thrill-filled life of many incredible journeys into the wilds, forests and deserts of Southern Africa, working on endangered species, always with an element of excitement. I have journeyed to many of the world’s most beautiful places, but none comes anywhere near this spiritual, eternal journey.
We will soon receive the full manifestation of our salvation, new bodies, holiness, righteousness and eternal victory as we are transformed.
1 Corinthians 15:41-42 (The glorious body) “How are the dead raised up? All are not the same...there are celestial bodies and terrestrial bodies. The glory of the celestial one and the glory of the terrestrial is another. There is one glory of the sun and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars. For one differs from another star in glory. So also is the resurrection of the dead...”
Our rewards for what we did on this earth in response to God’s call, will be built into our very being for all to see forever. Our brightness will shine from within us
Job 5:8-9 “As for me, I will seek God, and to God I will commit my cause – who does great things and unsearchable, marvellous things without number.” (Job 37:5-15)
The end of our journey:
The end of our journey as believes is magnificent beyond description.
As we see all these things with our spiritual eyes, we get to the place where we bring others along the journey too. Our job is to assist them in having their eyes opened to this new holy kingdom of glory. We are pearls of great price, and jewels of tremendous value in God’s kingdom.
Malachi 3:17 (The book of remembrance) “They shall be Mine says the Lord of hosts, on the day that I make them My jewels.”
Isaiah 61:10 “I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for He has clothed me with the garments of salvation. He has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorns herself with jewels.”
Time is your friend or foe:
Psalm 60:4 “You have given a banner to those who fear You, that it may be displayed because of the truth.”
Our time is running out fast. It’s not just that our time is running out, but that the opportunity to shine brightly forever is running out and our ability to influence others. Some will be saved with great reward and others with no rewards at all, but will still be saved. (1 Corinthians 3:15)
Our time here on earth is finite and it’s the “dial” to our eternal brightness!
The average person breathes 672,768,000 times in an 80-yr lifetime. Then he stops, but in reality he lives forever. Each breath can have accumulating value for you!
Our journey takes us more deeply into holiness, honour and beauty, and all things of God, with eternal consequences. It’s time to wake up!
Psalm 13:3 “Consider and hear me, O God; enlighten my eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death.”
Psalm 119:18 “Open my eyes that I may see wondrous things from Your word.”
Job 22:28 “You shall declare a thing and it shall be established for you; so light will shine on your ways.”
I want to assure you that I and The Prophetic Scroll are in this with the main purpose of glorifying our God and His kingdom, and assisting you on your glorious journey.
Acts 20:24 “I do not count my life dear to me, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Yeshua, to testify to the grace of God.”
2 Peter 1:2-3 “Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and Jesus our Lord. His divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of Him who called us by glory and virtue.”
This incredible journey is an amazing adventure.
Are you an incitement to others to join you on the incredible journey? Are you a “banner of truth to the nations?”
Mix of some of my pix, blended together.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!