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●The US election remains undecided as the legal battle gets underway. Anywhere God’s ways are revealed, it all comes under attack. The battle at the moment is for biblical principles in the land (at least some) and the ways of the wicked. The US has had the privilege of having God’s word define family. His word defines a male and female. His word defines where life begins. His word defines what sin is, righteousness and holiness is. The removal of the Bible from society opens people for the evil and wickedness to manifest and grow unhindered. (Jeremiah 17:9) Removing God removes restraint and puts the masses in terrible agreement, awaiting judgement. (Hosea 4:1-2) The US Democratic Party and all liberal left movements around the world are collectively orchestrating their own demise. There are far bigger things at work than politics!
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.” (So now you know why Joe must go!)
This election is far from over, and may spring a surprise soon!
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.
20th November 2020
Shabbat Shalom to all!
What is the Salvation of a nation?
Isaiah 32:18 “My people will dwell in a peaceful habitation, in secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places.”
1 Timothy 2:2 “Pray for kings and all who are in authority, that you may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.”
As Christians we are ambassadors for Messiah’s kingdom, sent to the darkness to shed God’s light in it. Of course, there is a limit to that, because Satan is the god of the world, but nevertheless we do need to be God’s torch-bearer.
Jeremiah 29:7 “Seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captive and pray for it, for in its peace you will have peace.”
There’s a distinction between God’s requirements for personal salvation and for the salvation of a nation. The scriptures need to be applied to each. So many, including pastors go off into a ditch on one side of the road, and essentially loose the plot!
It’s not so much about Trump or Biden, but more about spirits and biblical issues.
It’s not so much about the personalities but the policies and principles they represent.
In supporting one candidate, by default you are rejecting the other. So if one candidate represents a whole lot of biblical issues and the other, the opposite, you are standing for the policies much more than the personality. You cannot support one candidate and not all of his policies.
What’s different now is that God’s judgement has entered front stage. The call for repentance on the big world-influencing issues like abortion and moral degeneration is being echoed by all men of God, in tune with God, and even most rabbis.
If the call for repentance goes unheeded, judgement is on the doorstep. The liberal left parties, worldwide are not only ignoring God’s call, but making the situation far worse, by intensifying their rebellion on the very issues that have caused God’s judgment.
Psalm 58:2 “In heart you work wickedness. You weigh out the violence of your hands in the earth.”
We as believers are to go into the world from a position of being separate from it. I heard one pastor say the other day: “O well let’s just forget about Trump and focus only on Jesus.” When you throw in the towel of your ambassadorship you are capitulating to the devil. (2 Corinthians 5:20)
I’m not by any means suggesting that Christians become politicians, or go overboard on these things.
The Bible divides us into spirit, soul and body. The Bible says we are in this world but not of it.
It is our soul and body that is in this world with the nations. It is our spirit that is born again and seated in heavenly places.
We are not to be in friendship with the world and entangled in it, but to operate as agents of the kingdom of God, bringing both light and warning to the nations.
Multitudes are in the valley of decision not just about politics but their eternal life. Many are going to come like a flood into the kingdom in coming days, and many will be swept away like a flood!
I have written much on this subject, but the Bible is full of it. Here are more appropriate verses:
Proverbs 24:21 (Amp) “My son, reverently fear the Lord and king, and do not associate with those who are given to change of allegiance, and are revolutionary.”
Proverbs 28:28 (Amp) “When the wicked arise, men hide themselves, but when they perish, the righteous increase and become many.”
Proverbs 28:2 (Amp) “When a land transgresses, it has many rulers, but when the ruler is a man of discernment, understanding and knowledge, its stability will long continue.”
Proverbs 29:16 (Amp) “When the wicked are in authority transgression increases, but the righteous shall see the fall of the wicked.”
Isaiah 60:12 “The nation and kingdom that will not serve you shall perish; those nations shall be utterly laid waste.”
Psalm 9:17 “The wicked shall be turned back into Sheol (hell), even all the nations that forget God.”
Nehemiah 4:14 (Amp) “Do not be afraid of the enemy, remember the Lord great and terrible, and imprint Him on your minds, and take from Him courage to fight for your brethren, your sons, your daughters, your wives and your homes.”
1 John 4:4 “Greater is He that is in you than he that is in the world.”
If President Trump is returned to office, the world may get a respite and holding off of judgement for a while, but it won’t override God’s overall purpose of bringing the rebellious world to its knees! If Biden ends up on the throne, it will expedite and hasten the terror to come.
You can and must secure your salvation now. If you are not sure or not saved, now is the time – not tomorrow! As you will see in the new edition, “Contrasting new world orders,” we are on the very verge of some things that will shock, stagger, surprise and stun you!
Edition 184. December 1st 2013
The grand end-time summary:
This is the grand summary of all the major end-time events. These events are clear and plain for anyone to see if they would open their spiritual eyes and spend time reading their Bible. This is all pure Bible without any church glasses on, and with very little interpretation. Of course you need the Holy Spirit alive in your heart to even begin to see.
The purpose of all prophecy is revealed in the title of the book of Revelation. The full title is: “The Revelation of Yeshua the Messiah.”
The plot takes us from the garden of perfection through the fall and all the following dramas and back to full complete perfection.
The overall purpose of prophecy is to reveal LOVE. It is to reveal our wonderful Messiah in all His glory and holiness and to defeat all sin and evil and establish an eternal universe of love peace and holiness. This is the essence of love, which does not cohabit with sin and evil.
Prophecy reveals our glorious, incredible, amazing future of eternal peace, perfection and wonder, as co-heirs of all things in the universe. It is to reveal how we get there and all the dramas on the way!
True love (the presence of Messiah) must be involved with righteousness and judgement. This is the essence of Bible prophecy and just why the evil world hates it all.
The grand final act and conclusion of Biblical prophecy is the removal of Satan and all sin and evil. This includes the removal of all humanistic good, peace efforts and personal self-efforts. In God’s mercy, He is holding out and giving the lost their last chance to be found. All opposition to God and His ways will soon end in hell.
The grand finale will see the return of our Lord and Saviour to this world to set up a 1000 - year reign of peace, victory and heaven in the heavens and on earth.
►Bible prophecy has a 100% fulfilment record! If you gamble against those odds you are a fool. Ignore Bible prophecy at your peril! Today many churches that ignore Bible prophecy are blinding their sheep!
Romans 1:18 "The wrath of God is revealed...They are without excuse."
The skeleton of prophecy:
The spine of prophecy runs from the fall of man through the era of the law, all rebellions against God, to the first coming of Messiah. Then through the creation of the true Church and the counterfeit church to the regathering of Israel to their land, and opposition to it, through to the salvation of the Jews, the tribulation period, the Second Coming and the Millennium.
History is linear but prophecy takes us full circle from perfection to perfection.
Connected to the spine of prophecy is the rest of the skeleton which is mainly centred on Israel. It includes the work of God to bring the Jews back to their land, and open their eyes to their Messiah.
The church age or dispensation of grace will be brought to a close at the rapture, which is when God’s dealings with Israel go into high gear. At the same time there will be great masses of Jews and Gentiles saved. The seven-year tribulation period, also called the “time of Jacob’s trouble” will see the outpouring of the wrath of God with huge monumental judgements on this evil world.
The wrath of Satan and the wrath of man against God will culminate in a mind blowing death toll (see below in red). This will all come to an abrupt end at the Second Coming and the setting up of the thousand-year Millennium.
Within this framework there will be more things occurring than can be written in a big thick book.
All Bible prophecy assumes that Israel will be in her God-given land with Jerusalem as her eternal capital at the time of the unfolding of prophecy’s climax.
●Isaiah 42:16 “I will bring the blind by a way they did not know; I will lead them in paths they have not known. I will make darkness light before them...”
●Micah 7:8-9 “Do not rejoice over me, my enemy; when I fall I will arise, when I sit in darkness the Lord will be a light to me...He will bring me forth to the light, and I will see His righteousness."
Some key prophecies:
The world and much of the church will side with the Palestinians, working against God’s revealed will and plans.
Israel will be attacked a number of times, some in the run-up to the tribulation and many times in this seven year period. Israel will see great destruction and a huge death toll but will win every battle. These wars will begin with the Arab neighbouring states and Iran, then becoming world war.
The time just before the tribulation (now) will see forerunners, birth pangs and the start of great troubles in the social, political and natural arenas. Some teach that the first half of the tribulation will be a time a peace. It will not. There will be a peace pact, but that is only on the political level. The geo-physical and natural judgements run through all seven years, intensifying in the last half.
In the tribulation period all people will know that God is at work pouring out wrath. Many will harden their hearts and be so stupid as to turn against God, but many will repent creating a great revival. Many of these will be martyred.
The world will be characterised by a return to the “Days of Noah and Lot”. This includes a rise in aggressive homosexuality, all types of violence and evil and a disinterest in the warnings of God. The days of Noah also relate to people continuing in their daily worldliness, without any interest in God.
True Christians and counterfeit Christians are seen in type in the parable of the foolish and wise virgins.
The death toll in the tribulation period:
The darkest hour of all time approaches and few are aware and fewer are ready!
After compiling the numbers in the verses that speak of how many will die, this is the conclusion:
One quarter (25%) of the earth’s population will die during the seal judgements, leaving three quarters. (Revelation 6:8)
One third (33%) of the remaining population will die in the trumpet judgments (Revelation 9:15.) This means one third of the three quarters die leaving one fourth. The total therefore is one half (50%) of the world’s population will die in the seal and trumpet judgements combined.
In 2010 there were 7.4 billion people on earth. Today we could easily presume the number to be 7.8 billion. 50% equals 3.9 billion people. This is how many will die in those two judgements alone. The Bible does not give us the number for the whole tribulation period. But we could presume that the number would be in the region of 4 billion.
Israel will see two thirds (66%) of its population die. (Zechariah 13:8-9.) There are currently 7.9 million people in Israel. This means 5.2 million will die.
These numbers are mind boggling indeed. Neither man nor nature on their own could ever kill so many. The only explanation for such huge numbers being killed is massive supernatural judgements of God. And this is exactly what we will have. The tribulation sees the wrath of God, Satan, man and nature running simultaneously and it all happens in seven years with the majority of those killed in the second half.
This monumental, historic, once only death-toll will be as a result of wars, mass murder and conflict to dwarf everything else in history. The world will see massive natural upheavals to put anything the world has ever seen to shame. On top of this, massive meteors, asteroids and the like will bombard the earth. The temperature of the earth will rise to scorching levels.
The Bible says that it will be a time like never was nor ever shall be on the earth! (Matthew 24:21)
I hope you stop in your tracks and think about this. The gravity of it all is shocking and stunning. Those who believe (like myself) in a pre-tribulation rapture will escape this all. Stop and think about this! It is coming very soon! The wise will heed the warnings and be prepared in repentance and holiness.
The repentance of the Jews:
A key aspect to the entire end-time machine rolling on is the repentance of the Jews. This is a key prophecy inextricably linked with the Second Coming. It is beginning even now, but will go into high gear in the tribulation period.
The fact that the Jews can’t see their Messiah in their own scriptures is an unfortunate miracle. “Let His blood be upon us and our children and children’s children,” was the most tragic self-generated curse the Jews have ever brought upon themselves! (Matthew 27:25) Very soon, large numbers will see exactly who their Messiah is. Unfortunately it will be in warfare and troubles and tribulation.
Here are just a few verses indentifying the Messiah from the Old Covenant, the Bible of the Jews:
Psalm 22:16-18 “For dogs have surrounded Me; the assembly of the wicked has enclosed Me. They pierced My hands and My feet; I can count all My bones. They look and stare at Me. They divide My garments among them, and for My clothing they cast lots.” (Description of the cross.)
Isaiah 7:14 “The Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold the virgin shall conceive and bear a Son and you shall call His name Immanuel.”
Isaiah9:6 "Unto us a child is born, a Son is given...His neame shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, the Mighty God, the everlasting Father, the Prince od Peace."
Isaiah 53:5, 7, 9, 12 “He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities. The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed...He was oppressed and afflicted, yet He opened not His mouth; He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so He opened not His mouth...And they made His grave with the wicked...He bore the sin of many.”
Micah 5:2 “But you Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are little among the thousands in Judah, yet out of you shall come forth to Me the One to be ruler of Israel, whose going forth has been from of old, from everlasting.”
Zechariah 9:9 “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold your King is coming to you; He is just and having salvation, lowly and rising on a donkey, a colt, the foal of a donkey.”
The church in the last days:
The true Church is born out of the death by crucifixion of our Messiah. It is not those who profess to believe. The Bible says, “Even the demons believe and shudder at their future.” It is those who are born-again of the Spirit of God. It consists of those who have and are applying the cross to their lives, which gives them sight and understanding of the slain Lamb who is now the Lion and will return as such.
There is a huge difference between believing and being born-again. All those who are born-again are believers, but not all those who believe are born-again! Believing happens in your head while the new-birth happens in your heart with a new creation being the result.
Here is a very big test for you. If you are going the right way and if the cross is working in you will see the love of God and you will see the wrath of God. You will see the Lamb and the Lion, and have them rightly divided and applied.
If you know only the Lamb, like most, you will have no fear of the Lord in you, and no division and separation between the world and the Kingdom of God. You are in grave danger!
The end-time church will be filled with false teachers, false prophets, lovers of money and materialism. It will be filled with those who are friends of the world, and are spineless compromisers who are no different from the world. Most end-time churches will work against God and His work in Israel and the Jews and against God in His work to prepare for Himself a spotless bride.
The end-time church will be full of “end-time scoffers”. It will be filled with wickedness and multitudes who are ignorant of the scriptures and easy prey for wolves.
Most of the end-time church believe in Santa Clause Jesus and will be completely deceived by the devil in these days. The horror of the messages to the seven churches in the Revelation shows the end of these churches as they are spat out and cast into great tribulation. The glory of the true Church is also revealed.
At the same time there will be a hated, but true and real revival led by lovers of truth.
●By the way, the real purpose of Satan working in the counterfeit church is to establish error and attack truth.
The true Church and the counterfeit church of the last days will both have a significant part to play. The Bible reveals one will be a tool in the hands of God and the other in the hands of Satan.
The affirmations of the true Church:
You need to stand secure in truth in these days of deception. You need to root out the poison.
True believers in Messiah affirm His crucifixion, resurrection, ascension and Second Coming. We proclaim and identify with the convocations and character of the early church before the advent of Constantine. We affirm all the end-time prophecies relating to Israel, the Jews and Jerusalem. We affirm the Hebraic character of the true church.
We reject all the pagan influences of the church from Constantine through the arising of the Catholic church, through to and including the reformers. We reject the anti-Semitic so-called church fathers and their influence. We reject the convocations of Babylon as seen in Christmas, Easter, infant sprinkling and other traditions founded in paganism.
We affirm the scriptural truth of a great falling away and “vomiting out” of much of the end-time church.
1Timothy 4:1 “In the last days some will depart from the faith.”
Matthew 24:12 "...The love of many will grow cold."
We see, believe and recognise that there is even now the beginning of this great falling away from the faith and at the same time an outpouring of the Spirit of God, leading to the salvation of many and the establishing in truth of the few.
Why this incredible tribulation period?
The single bottom line is that “God is not mocked”. The incredible sin, idolatry, witchcraft and rebellion against God will not escape His wrath. All evil religions, all multi-faith religions, all proponents of false doctrine will end in wrath and hell. The incredible sin of Satan himself, will be brought to a dramatic conclusion in this time.
Modern man thinks he can carry on regardless in his rebellion to God and in his sin...no he can’t.
Those who are wise in this time will turn to God and not against Him as the majority of the world will do. His offer of forgiveness will be available until the Second Coming and then it’s all over as hell awaits the unsaved.
Study your Bible and you will see that all these things are true. Funny thing is that they are already starting to occur weather you believe it or not.
What you must do:
●You need to examine yourself to see if you are in the faith. Measure yourself against God’s word and not this church or that.
●You need to place an invisible barrier of protection around your faith and what has been birthed of God in you. Today we are seeing few who are in the faith and a great number who have and are backsliding. It is time to be serious in all these things – you will not get a second chance at life.
●You need to be Spirit- educated about all these things, because deception is rife.
●As always you need to pursue holiness.
Yes this will be the darkest hour of all time, but it will also be the time of great victory for true believers, both Jew and Gentile, raptured, tribulation saints, martyred, beheaded or just died naturally.
It will herald the glorious Second Coming and the Millennium of great peace and wonder. This will be the time of spiritual light, enlightenment and shining glory in nature in the skies and in the whole universe.
There is much we don’t know about what is coming, but the Bible does hint in a number of places that we as believers will be involved with our Lord in the glories of other worlds, planets and their creatures and creation.
Jeremiah 31:10 “Hear the word of the Lord O nations and declare it in the isles afar off and say, He who scattered Israel will gather him and keep him as a shepherd does his flock.”
Ezekiel 37:12-14 “Prophecy and say to them, thus says the Lord God: “Behold O My people, I will open your graves and cause you to come up from your grave and bring you into the land of Israel. Then you shall know that I am the Lord, when I have opened your graves, O My people and brought you up from your graves.” “I will put My Spirit in you and you shall live...”
Micah 7:8 “Do not rejoice over me, my enemy; when I fall I will arise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord will be a light to me.”
I took this picture early in the morning from a chopper over the Drakensberg Mountains. That “pathway” in the clouds was actually the only place to descend through to the safe green ground below.
Spiritually, we have one pathway to safety!
Job 39:8 “The range of the mountains is His pasture and He searches after every green thing.”
Shalom and grow in grace!