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- The signing of the Abrahamic Accord at the White House later today is of no prophetic consequence on its own. Collectively with others it does have significance, but not Daniel 9:27
- Iraq (the home of Babylon) is reported to be lining up to make peace with Israel.
- There will be no talk of, or deal relating to the Temple Mount at this signing.
- Iran and friends threaten missile attack on Israel and the UAE because of their new friendship.
- Trump warns Iran of “1000-times harsher response” if Iran attacks US Ambassador to South Africa.
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.
18th September 2020
Shabbat Shalom to all!
Watch the watchmen:
But first: Rabbi Jonathan Cahn’s prayer meeting, “The Return” will be held on the Washington Mall, Washington DC, on the 26th September. This day is known as Shabbat Shuvah. Interestingly the Bible reading for the day is, “Return O Israel, to the Lord your God.”(Hosea 14:2-10 Micah 7: 18-20 Joel 2:15-27) It’s all centred on a global call for the church to return to the ways of God, and for Israel’s return to Messiah.
Today is the beginning of Rosh Hashanah / Feast of Trumpets, depending on the sighting of the new moon. ●This is NOT the rapture time and start of the tribulation.
The current peace efforts between Israel and some Arab nations is NOT the final antichrist peace deal - not by any means. What they are is incremental peace efforts.
This is NOT the “peace and safety, then sudden destruction” verse coming about. That verse relates to the Daniel 9:27 peace deal and the tribulation.
But these things collectively are important in that they present a new dawn for the Middle East. The knock-on effects and influence of these peace efforts are causing others to want to jump on the band wagon too.
Because these are such critical and dangerous times, this is a more important time than ever to be led correctly by men of God who are led by the Spirit and have a history of accuracy and stability. There are many amongst the riff raff.
So many wannabe watchmen and teachers are leading people astray with inaccurate, wrong pronouncements. Some are so outrageous! A watchman of the Lord is not one who watches for possibilities. He knows where to look and what to watch for and is led by the Spirit of God, therefore he is right.
I was given some “100% for sure” information in charts and numbers and various things as to why this would be the rapture time – for sure 100%! It didn’t sit right. When checking it out myself nothing added up!
Because a blind, always-wrong watchman says something is a sign; that does not make it so, by any means.
Being wrong destroys your authority and credibility, and damages the prophetic word and the faith of others, especially new believers.
Being wrong on major biblical things means one thing for sure – absolutely: You have not heard from God and you speak your own opinions.
The Spirit led teacher / watchman will have a history of godly stability and is therefore trustworthy.
Discernment is more critical than ever in the face of fast growing deception.
Ezra 3:13 (Temple rebuilt) “The people could not discern the noise of the shout of joy from the noise of the weeping of the people...”
Error becomes an immovable mountain if not dealt with, because it is formed and secured on the pillar of pride.
Spirit led, and inspired knowledge, understanding and wisdom endures and produces godly fruit.
One way to know a false teacher: When brought to correction, they will turn on you because you won’t join them in propping up their pride!
The Spirit of God in your heart is the umpire. He brings peace when you are on the right track. But you need the baptism of the Spirit. If not your umpire is you, yourself.
The condition of the end-time church:
There is a powerful prophetic message for the end-time church hidden in the messages to the seven churches in Revelation 2 & 3. They were seven historic churches. All seven contain truth for us, but prophetically, they also plot the course of church history.
The first three churches, Ephesus, Smyrna and Pergamos speak of the times gone by. The last four plot the course of the end time church and run concurrently. They are Thyatira, representing the Catholic and other orthodox churches. (They are cast into the tribulation) Sardis is the church that has a “name to live but is dead”. They are told that Lord will come upon them as a thief and they won’t know when! This represents the denominational Spirit-less churches. (With a few exceptions) Then comes the glorious church – the church of Philadelphia. They have the key of David, opening the doors to the Jews. (Isaiah 22:22) This church keeps the word and is promised to be kept out of the tribulation. Finally we have the lukewarm church of Laodicea, which is spiritually blind. God “vomits them out of His mouth.” “Laodicea”: Strong’s G2993, “Laodikeia” From two root words: ‘Laos’ = people and ‘Dike’ =Ruling. This is the people ruled” or “people/self opinionated church.
The pictures below show all that remains of Laodicea today. The Spirit of God flew away from this church and God spat them out of His mouth. (Revelation 3:16) The pillars still standing represent truth, but all else is gone.
1 Timothy 3:15 (Amp) “You know how people must conduct themselves in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and stay – the prop and support of the truth.”
So, what we see here is a very powerful and accurate picture of the end-time church. Some of it is the walking dead. Some are a horror of evil. Some are cast into the tribulation, spat out and condemned. And right in the midst is the church who keeps and loves the word and is pro-Israel.
Bear in mind that there is a terrible, tragic church and a glorious, growing powerful church side by side in these days. Don’t get tunnel vision for just one side of the coin.
The Bible speaks of a great end-time revival (the latter rain) in the last days. (Joel 2:23, Hosea 6:3) and in many other verses.
A major prophetic mark of the times is increasing deception in the church. You can’t have increasing deception without increasing deceivers and that’s where the problem lies.
Satan used deception to try to stamp out the early church because he knew it would wreck his kingdom. Now we have the same scenario again. Sometimes you have to be severe in your dealings.
Acts 13:9-11 “Then Saul, also called Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit looked intently at him and said, ‘O full of all deceit and all fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all unrighteousness, will you not cease perverting the straight ways of the Lord? And now indeed the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you shall be blind, not seeing the sun for a time, and immediately a dark mist fell upon him...”
It is most important to know prophetic things to come, but also the timing of those things, to avoid deception. You must see with spiritual eyes today.
A Spirit-led and inspired watchman / teacher is always restrained in what he sees and says. He is led by the restrainer.
We are now at the start of the new Hebrew year 5781. It will end and change to 5782 on Rosh Hashanah 2021. That is September 7th - 8th 2021. That’s a very important date!!
This year, 5781 is going to be year like no other. It’s going to be a wild time of stress, strain and pressure. But in the midst there will be islands of peace amongst the pillars of truth.
The good news is that we are on the verge of great revival. We are seeing it in many nations of the east. Of course there will always be churches deteriorating and dying.
Many of those who have gone off into a ditch will repent and return. Many will continue to slip and slide further away.
As we enter the beginning of these wild times, I want to assure you that The Prophetic Scroll will be your place of spiritual stability and rest.
Edition 535: August 18th 2020.
Knowing the time (Part 2)
In the last edition (“Knowing the time Part 1”) I spoke of knowing the time through the prophetic times of the seasons, the Feasts of the Lord, the progressive revealing of end-time details, and more.
I want to continue the theme, but with an emphasis on what is about to break out.
But before we continue:
There is only one way to stay safe in these days. It is to know your Bible thoroughly and to know its author personally and have Him at work by His leading in your heart, through His gifts of the Spirit. All of this takes extreme diligence and a life of time. Many say that they don’t have the time for all of that. That’s exactly why they are a spiritual nothing!
More on the error of “no one knows the time:”
Now, all you end time teachers, and preachers of “No one knows the time” (Matthew 24:36) I’m going to rattle your cage – are you ready?
If you read the “Of that day and hour, no one knows” verse of Matthew 24:36 and the surrounding verses to get the context, you will note that they are all talking of the conditions prevalent during the tribulation. Then after our key verse, all the way to the end of the chapter, the subject remains the conditions of the tribulation period.
So Reverend minister; are you telling me that one single verse in the middle of an entire discourse of 51 verses dealing with the tribulation, suddenly switches to the church age and the rapture, when everything else is speaking of the tribulation?
In terms of Bible hermeneutics, exegesis and logical laws of interpretation, you can’t do that. You must keep things in context.
To be consistent with the context, “no one knows”, has nothing to do with the rapture. It is speaking of the conditions that will occur in the tribulation.
By the way, the entire seven-year tribulation is referred to in some verses as the Day of the Lord and the hour of trial. So there is your “day and hour.”
You can use this verse in application to the Feast of Trumpets, which is also called “The feast of which no one knows the day or hour.” But that is application and not interpretation.
But all is not lost. There will still be a pre-tribulation rapture. You just can’t use that verse for the rapture. If you do, you are wrong!
The real big sign for the rapture is the awakening of Israel and the approaching of the antichrist and his peace covenant. (This is absolutely not any previous covenant arising to be confirmed, or any existing deal, or anything close to the Deal of the Century.)
It is very important to know and understand what the antichrist peace deal will be and what it won’t be, because these things are all spiritually charged.
The peace plan of the antichrist: (Daniel 9:27, Daniel 8:25, Daniel 11:21-24)
Let’s look now at the antichrist’s peace plan, so that we can see what it contains, what is still needed to come about and what it is not.
●It will include the breaking of the Abrahamic, eternal covenant God made with Israel. (Isaiah 42:6, 28:18) ●It will include an international Jerusalem (all of it) with a temple on the Temple Mount. ●It will include peace with the Palestinians and Arab neighbours. ●It will include the end of war with Israel’s haters. ●It will involve dividing up the land in major divisions. ●Perhaps the greatest achievement of the antichrist deal will be the establishment of a temple on the Temple Mount and the conversion of Jerusalem into an international city. ●The main thing of the antichrist’s peace deal is that it will be accepted and immediately and come into play, right from day one. ●All nations will be in agreement with it.
The individual who gets this peace plan up and working will be revealed as the antichrist.
The Trump / Kushner Deal of the Century is no such thing.
If you claim that the Deal of the Century is it, then you are saying: ●Trump is the antichrist. ●The Temple Mount is ready for the new temple as per the agreement (of which there is no provision in the Deal of the Century). ●You are saying that all nations (“the many”) have already agreed to this Deal. ●You are saying that Palestinians have accepted the Deal. ●You are saying that peace in the Middle East has been achieved ●You are saying that Jerusalem proper (not a little spot east of East Jerusalem) has been divided out for a Palestinian capitol. And much more, that simply isn’t in the Deal of the Century!
Again, let me remind you that the Deal of Century is null and void because of its rejection by almost all nations, including the Palestinians.
Some say the antichrist deal will be the confirming of the Oslo accord. Others say it will be the confirming of the Deal of the Century. – Hogwash to both!
The original word used for “confirm a covenant” means “to establish a strong deal.” The word does not mean the resurrection of an old null and void deal.
The Oslo accord is so far dead in the water that it could never be resurrected. So many things have changed since then anyway. The Deal of the Century does not fulfil any of the requirements of the biblical, antichrist deal. It would also have to be totally re-negotiated. It is dead in the water.
The Deal of the Century, although rejected, may be revised, to some degree, or see some parts of it being implemented, but as a whole, it does not fit the bill at all.
We have just seen a peace deal between Israel and the UAE, brokered by the US come about. It too has been rejected by the Palestinians. Interestingly there is a peace deal being planned now between Saudi Arabia and Israel and some other smaller Arab nations, including Bahrain, Oman, Morocco and Qatar.
Lebanon may join the peace effort according to flying rumours.
These, collectively may become part of a bigger peace deal, but as said, the antichrist deal revealed in the Bible must include all of the items I’ve mentioned above.
►These individual peace deals with Israel are prepping the world for the big one, but none are the big one yet.
The coming Peace Covenant:
This is what may transpire: It may occur very suddenly – and probably will. It will bring the antichrist onto the stage. It will immediately produce a deceptive peace pact or covenant.
There will be a huge war called the war of Gog and Magog (Ezekiel 38 & 39). It may include the war of Damascus (Isaiah 17) and the Psalm 83 war altogether. It will be WW111.
The end of this war in which God and His Israel are the victors sees the beginning Israel’s eyes being opened to Messiah, which also signals the end or near end of the church age. It also marks the start of a great many of Gentile nations turning to the Lord in the tribulation. (Ezekiel 38:23, Ezekiel 39:29)
This war will break out very soon, and will be hugely devastating. It appears to be a very short and swift war in time. It does contain a familiar “seven-year” period of cleaning up after the war.
The war, in which Damascus and Amman, Jordan are destroyed, will be so intense and devastating that it will last one day. It will be when Israel’s economy is waning, as it is now. (Isaiah 17:4, 14) (See also Jeremiah 49:2, 23) There is much more on the destruction of Jordan (Moab) in Isaiah 16. This could all be part of the Ezekiel war.
Most wars lead to a peace treaty. Out of this war will come the Daniel 9:27 peace agreement and antichrist - inspired real peace deal!
By the way, many biblical scholars claim that these three wars are all separate events because some have different nations involved. All three wars have this phrase somewhere: “And many nations with them.” So you can’t separate the wars by identification of the participants, because many are unnamed. When you look at the geographic locations of the wars, they could quite easily all be the same war, just being spoken of differently by different authors.
A WW111 scenario is the most likely. That is what I sense the Spirit of the Lord is saying.
I have written about exactly this in numerous editions going back 20 years or more, so it’s nothing new for me. What is new is that we are seeing so many of the ducks all lining up in a row to get their heads blown off!
One big reason why these peace deals now can’t be the big one is because war is prophesied to be next on the prophetic agenda. Peace comes after war not before it.
Truth in these days:
In all these things we desperately need the full truth and the leading of the Spirit. We are in a world of growing deception and multitudes of opinions.
The truth is free, but it is of great cost. It will revolutionise you, shatter you and remake you. It will shine on you and give you glorious light. It is absolutely essential.
The ancient walls of Jerusalem are a very present “Bible” full of bullet holes of hatred. They are speaking the eternal truth of God. That truth is cast in those stones and hidden in the Dead Sea pots, now revealed, inscribed on rocks of ages and emblazoned in the Tzizi of the Hebrews.
All these things are coming to life now.
The truth of God’s word has stood securely since the day dot, and now speaks to millions who have ears to hear and eyes to see. Its ancient prophetic predictions are being revealed in our day.
Amazingly, the group-speak, in error, of the masses, and hordes of hell, led by evil spiritual forces, think they can nullify and overthrow the ancient truth and the Ancient of Days as well as the “Desire of All Nations”, (Israel) (Daniel 7:9-10, Haggai 2:7)
We are advised to return to the “ancient paths, where the good way is, where you will find rest for your soul.” (Jeremiah 6:16)
Job 12:24-25 “He takes away the understanding of the chiefs of the people of the earth, and makes them wander in a pathless wilderness. They grope in the dark without the light, he makes then stagger like a drunken man.”
Truth makes you strong. Error makes you stupid. Removing God’s truth from society puts the masses in terrible agreement! (Hosea 4:1-2)
The masses are of an illegitimate, stolen authority, a lie! They are never right!
The stability of a nation and the whole world in fact, is seen in a number of factors. They are: ●A strong church. ●Strong family units defined by God. ●Protection of the unborn. ●A strong god-fearing government. ●Secure property rights and ownership. ●Strong borders. ●Business friendly laws. ●A strong police force and legal system. ●Strong godly morality in the nation. ●Freedom of worship in all forms for the church. ●Protection of the environment (and red setters)
If you look at what’s going on in the world today, do you see the spirit of Satan at work?
Things are coming together very fast:
Many things are falling into place very fast!
I have just seen a report indicating that a peace deal of some sort is about to come into being between Saudi Arabia and Israel. That’s a big one and would fulfil the prophecy of Ezekiel 38 in which “Sheba” (Saudi Arabia) is seen as an ally with Israel in WW111.
These peace deals with Israel are hated by the militant Arab nations and the Palestinians and their servants and slaves, the EU and UN.
They are important now, because of their frequency and timing, but as said, none are the antichrist peace treaty yet. But they all have a sinister, hidden agenda behind them.
When is the time?
Knowing the truth without the leading and enlightening of the Spirit by the gifts of the Spirit, is knowing “dead letter.” You will get as much inspiration as you’ll get from a Mickey Mouse comic.
2 Thessalonians 2:3-8 “Let no one deceive you by any means, for that Day (tribulation) will not come unless the falling away (departure of the church) occurs first and the man of sin is revealed...And now you know what is restraining, that he (antichrist) may be revealed in his own time...He (the church filled with the Spirit) will restrain until He is taken out of the way (rapture). And then (Lit=immediately after) the lawless one will be revealed...”
I’ve included (in brackets) some key explanations of the words used in the verse above. It paints an extremely dramatic picture doesn’t it? Please read it again and again!
So, what is coming next? When will these things take place?
It is war that is coming next and very soon. It is WW111.
Matthew 24:7-8 “Nation will rise up against nation and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. All these are the beginning of birth pangs.” (Tribulation)
What this verse is saying is that the birth pangs will precede the tribulation. That is a perfect parallel with what I have called the forerunners of the four riders of the apocalypse.
We are now in the final stretch of birth pangs and forerunners!
►Note that the birth-pangs include war! This points to the fact the war comes first, then a peace deal as a result of the war and then the world goes into the tribulation.
The rapture takes place as this lot begins.
When the time is absolutely not!
The time is not when the “always wrong” brigades of YouTube ministries say it will be.
It will not be way off in the distant future sometime.
It will not be when anyone who says “no one knows the day or hour,” says it will be. It can’t be because of their own confession.
It is very important to properly distinguish between what is going on and what is not. Case in point: Many say the church is in great trouble and falling into apostasy. Many talk of great revival on the go right now, with some churches springing up with over 300,000 members. (India)
Both are true. Some of the churches, particularly in the western nations, and amongst the non-Spirit filled denominational churches, are already stone dead. But others are growing fast, particularly in the eastern nations.
Many are falling away and many are standing strong. It’s all a matter of focus. Don’t focus on one side only, it will mess your balance up and your objectivity.
You see that picture I made up at the top with all the clocks? One of them at the bottom is not a clock but a compass. Just as important as knowing the prophetic time, is knowing the direction you are going!
If we see no sign of the arriving of the antichrist, who will be pre-announced by a coming peace treaty, involving the biblical components mentioned here, within a few weeks, we will have to be prepared to wait another year!
So far we are on track for a “Trumpets” departure. (I hope)
This is one of my earlier paintings done with a palette knife and some softening techniques.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!