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19th July 2019
Shabbat Shalom to all!
“Expectation”: One simple little word with so much meaning!
Bible prophecy creates in us great expectation and excitement and hope. It brings things from the spiritual dimension into reality.
But as you can imagine, it does the opposite when the expectation is built on false prophecy, error and pure lies. It then all works in reverse. The failure kills the expectation, the excitement and hope. It actually goes much further in wrecking evangelism and other related Christian issues.
So when these Christian counterfeits come up with all these new dates for the rapture and others things found in prophecy, do they think of the damage they are causing to others? Of course not! – All they think of is themselves on a pedestal.
Rather than enhancing the gospel, they are attacking it!
Well, we have just had the giant failure of the July 17th 2019 rapture predictions made by many of those who published You Tube videos and teachings on how “for certain” this was! “It’s 100% for sure,” they said. “The Lord told me” they said. “I had a dream about it” they said. The rapture is July 17th2019 they assured all their gullible fans.
Their evidence was of course totally shockingly inadequate, superficial and absurd, to say the least!
The problem is their influence on the weak and gullible.
Let me clarify my position on the rapture again. Firstly I which it was yesterday!
►I believe that the most possible scenario is on the Feast of Trumpets. This would be one in which the other prophecies on the ground all dovetail. The Feast of Trumpets qualifies because it is the only one of the seven that could start over one of two days. Remember the Hebrew idiom and name for the Feast of Trumpets: “The Feast of which no one knows the day or hour!” This is because “No one knows the day or hour of the New Moon’s sighting. It does not mean: “No one knows the time!”
There are many other amazing aspects to The Feast of Trumpets and its associated meanings and applications, which I deal with as we get closer. But again, I say, there are many things that must be dovetailing together, otherwise – back to the drawing board!
With all of these date-setting failures in mind and the multitude of other attacks on Christians and the word of God, it has and will thrive until its grand conclusion!
Just think of it: Christianity began with 12 ordinary people, they were all martyred for their faith. The gospel spread around the world at lightning speed, and is still doing so today. And yes you are one of the participants of it all.
- Heaven is already rejoicing at your coming! (Luke 15:7)
- Hell from beneath is excited about you, to meet you at your coming...” Isaiah 14:9
You will receive a welcome into eternity! Which of the two verses above will be your welcome?
When the good news of the Kingdom arrives it marches in and kills the evil spirits of witchcraft and creates and makes new communities of glory growing forever outwards.
Do not grow discouraged by failed date-setters. Protect your faith and strengthen it. Keep your expectations and hope high. Be very discerning. Be holy now.
Revelation 22:11 “He who is unjust, let him be unjust still: He who is filthy, let him be filthy still. He who is righteous, let him be righteous still. He who is holy, let him be holy still.”
Edition 454: January 29th 2019
The importance of hell:
This is a highly positive edition, perhaps the most positive you will read in a long time. It is positive in that it puts back a major doctrine of Messiah into its rightful place, after it has been ignored or removed by blind guides in pulpits.
Isaiah 14:12-14 “How you are fallen, from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! How you are cut down to the ground, you who weakened the nations. You said you will ascend into heaven and exalt your throne above the stars of God...You said – ‘I will be like the Most High.’ Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol (hell), to the lowest depths of the pit.” (Luke 10:18)
Some names for hell in the scriptures include: Hell, Hades, Sheol, Gehenna, Tartarus, Outer darkness, and the Lake of fire. There are many other types of hell seen in the Bible.
There are various degrees of eternal reward for believers, and there are degrees of punishment in hell for unbelievers. Here are some appropriate verses: Matthew 10:14-15, Matthew 11:20-21, Hebrews 10:29, Revelation 20:12.
God is the creator of hell and He has the keys!
Revelation 1:18 “I am He who lives and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Hades and death.”
The principle of hell:
We see a most important list of the six foundational doctrines of Messiah for the church in Hebrews 6:1-2. Every single doctrine in the Bible finds it place somewhere on this foundation. The final doctrine is “Eternal judgement.” This includes judgement itself, and hell. Please note that it is an “elementary foundational doctrine.”
As a teacher / pastor, you have no right or authority to remove any part of the foundation of growth in Messiah, for your flock, because you deem it uncouth or unpopular! You have no right to change it, or water it down as most have done...just when it is needed most!
Canned, dead religion has created heaven on earth and no hell, except by name, and even that, many blind ministers won’t even use. New doctrines that exclude hell are all false, and their authors are blind to the demons on their back.
An obvious essential principle is to warn, as a danger approaches. The nearer it gets the more frequent and louder the warning must be. Yet when it comes to eternal judgement and hell, the opposite is true within many churches.
Judgment and hell:
The one big thing the unsaved world, and media in particular have not bargained for, is coming judgement. Judgement is the great revealer. It sees deeper than any radar, with perfect sight, and has perfect memory. It is the spotter, the locater and the red flag!
It hides nothing! We as believers have the great privilege of having ourselves cleansed now by the judgement of the cross, and by judging ourselves now as we go forward.
In Eden God answered sin with judgement. At Babel, He answered sin with judgment. At the flood He answered sin with judgement. At Sodom, He answered sin with judgement. At the cross He answered the sin of the world with judgment.
Do you think you will escape judgement?
If you think about it, judgement is only bad and harmful if you love sin and have no intention of repenting from your wicked ways.
Judgement destroys sin, it purges and cleanses. It is good – very good!
Only those in darkness can live in peace in this world of sin. But at Armageddon they will run and hide from the light of judgement.
The characteristics of hell:
Hell is not a place of correction. That is a hell-born Catholic concept. Hell is a place of eternal punishment. Correction is for this life. There is no hope of escape from hell, once there.
Isaiah 38:18 “Sheol (hell) cannot thank You, death cannot praise You; those who go down to the pit cannot hope for Your truth.”
Hell is a place of torment, punishment and suffering – for eternity.
Luke 16:23 “Being in torment in Hades, he lifted up his eyes...”
2 Peter 2:4 “God did not spare the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell and delivered them into chains of darkness, reserved for judgement.”
A central characteristic of hell is that it comes after judgement and is therefore just and fair, being based on God’s law.
If there was no law, no one could legally be sent to hell.
If you remove the law, there is nothing to repent of, because law identifies what sin is. Law is for sinners. If you remove it, because of the nature of man’s heart, you have anarchy and tyranny.
1 Timothy 1:9 “The law is not made for a righteous person, but for the lawless and insubordinate, for the ungodly and sinners...”
Romans 7:7 “...I would not have known sin, except through the law...”
I am not referring here to living under the law rather than grace, but that is another subject.
Satan’s ace is to get rid of law so there will be lawlessness and get rid of hell, so there will be no punishment. But there is no such thing as lawlessness and no such thing as no hell.
Charley Finny taught on how to preach to get no enduring results: “Preach love and grace with no law or accountability. Love with no law, and repentance gets lots of decisions for Christ, but no enduring results.”
(Dr. Finny was a hellfire preacher about 250 years ago, who has the record of the most converts remaining faithful to the Lord till their death. He was one of my spiritual fathers.)
The tragic results of removing hell from your thinking:
The removal of hell-teaching from the church makes the church inoffensive, with no fear of the Lord, repentance, or centrality of the cross. It fills the church with twisted, popular doctrines and nice happy, spiritually blind, dumb people.
Tolerance of, and relevance to the modern ways of the world, is simply tolerance of thoroughly modern Satan.
Silence and neutrality in the face of sin, gives it licence. It does not mean that the consequences, judgement and hell, have been neutralised!
Dante, the Italian poet of the Middle Ages wrote: “The darkest places of hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.”
Satan’s ace is love and peace with sin neutralised and hell removed, no righteousness, and no judgement to come.
If Satan can remove hell from the Christian’s doctrine there would be all manner of evil in the church – just like it is today!
If you could remove sin, evil and hell, you would have a terrible, evil, sin-filled heaven.
Fools think they can remove judgement and hell because they remove the words for it!
If you eliminate wrath or severity you also interfere with grace. If there is no sin-guilt there is no need of acquittal, which means there is no need of grace and mercy. Your salvation is then as valuable as a rotten pea instead of a pearl of great price.
Grace and mercy shine brightly in view of hell. Where there is no hell, grace and mercy are dull to non-existent.
Avoiding hell-teaching, plays right into the hands of hell.
World leaders in hell:
Isaiah 14:9 “Hell from beneath is excited about you, to meet you at your coming. It stirs up the dead for you, all the chief ones of the earth, it has raised up from their thrones, all the kings of the nations.”
Ezekiel 32:21 “The strong and the mighty shall speak out of the midst of hell with those who help him...”
Isaiah 5:14 (Amp) “Sheol the unseen realm of the dead, has enlarged its appetite, and opened its mouth without measure, and nobility and her multitude and pomp, descend into it.”
Psalm 9:17 “The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.”
You could add to this all the celebrities and famous entertainers of the day as well, with very few exceptions!
Some general verses on hell:
Psalm 55:15 “Let death seize them; let them go down alive to hell.”
Proverbs 27:20 “Hell and destruction are never full. So the eyes of man are never satisfied.”
Isaiah 33:14 “...Who among us shall dwell with the devouring fire? Who among us shall dwell with everlasting burnings?”
Matthew 3:12 “His winnowing fan is in His hand, and He will thoroughly purge His threshing floor, and gather His wheat into the barn. But He will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.”
Matthew 22:13 “...Bind him hand and foot, take him away and cast him into outer darkness, there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”
Revelation 20:10 “The devil who deceived them, was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and they will be tormented day and night forever and ever.”
Proverbs 23:13-14 “Do not withhold correction from a child; if you beat him with a rod, he will not die, you shall delver his soul from hell.”
Romans 2:5 “In accordance with your hard and impenitent heart you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgement of God.”
John 3:36 “He who believes in the Son has everlasting life; and he does not believe the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.”
How many go to hell:
Obviously, it’s impossible to know, but we do see some scary indicators in the scriptures.
Only those on the “narrow road” are saved, while those on the “wide road go to destruction.” (Matthew 7:13-14)
The theme of many and few, with many going to destruction and few being saved, repeats often in the Bible. Here are some of the verses:
Luke 13:23. Revelation 3:4, 1 Peter 3:20, Matthew 9:37
Many will seek to be saved but will not. They want salvation, but are not prepared to change their ways and meet the conditions. (Luke 13:23-24)
I strongly encourage you, even if saved for a long time, to read through the verses under the “Salvation” tab on the right hand side of this website.
God desires all to be saved. (1 Timothy 2:4, 2 Peter 3:9) But we see that He predestines those to be saved that He, in His foreknowledge knows will turn to Him. (Ephesians 1:4)
If you are truly born of God, there will be signs and fruits: “He who is born of God overcomes the world”. (1 John 5:4) Those born of God are given authority to become children of God (change) (John 1:2) “He who is born of God loves.” (1 John 4:7)
Galatians 5:22 lists the fruits of the Spirit of God in your life. They are: Love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self control.
The fruits of the spirit of Satan in people are seen in the previous verses, Galatians 5:18-21: Legalism, adultery, fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness, idolatry, sorcery , hatred contentions, jealousy, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissentions, heresies, envy, murder, drunkenness, revelries and the like.
John 10:10 “The thief (Satan) comes to kill steal and destroy.” He is the “father of lies.” (John 8:44)
Churches who will go to hell:
The messages to the seven churches in the Revelation are profound, accurate assessments of the church. These messages relate to seven historic churches, to all churches today, and then there is an amazing prophetic plot of the course church history here as well.
Every church can find its identity within these seven. (Revelation chapters 2 &3)
The church of Thyatira is interpreted by most (including me) as relating to the Catholic, and other orthodox churches. These are clearly not saved. (Revelation 2:20-24)
The church at Sardis relates to the spiritually dead churches of the reformation. (Revelation 3:1-3)
The church of Laodicea, the lukewarm church, relates to many end-time, spirit-less churches. It is spat out. (Revelation 3:15-16)
Much of the church today is entering a new dark age of gross blindness. Its clergy are dead bones dressed in Nicolaitan fancy, garb.
There is a direct relationship between the decline into sin of many churches as well as society, with the removal of hell from teaching and preaching.
Hell-teaching creates spiritual balance and godly health.
Ministers who don’t teach clearly on hell have no fear of the Lord in them, none of them! That should be a giant warning light and red flag right there!
By refusing to preach on hell because it’s not politically correct, or for any reason, legitimises sin, and gives it license.
Of course there is a misuse of the preaching of hell, in the form of brow-beating. But that is the case with other important doctrines too. That does not justify its removal.
Hell and severity is an appropriate biblical tool of warning used by our Lord and His disciples.
►Love warns, hate does not!
Ezekiel 3:18 “When I say to the wicked, ‘You shall surely die,’ and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way to save his life, that same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at your hand.”
Those who won’t teach on wrath, judgement and hell are man pleasers. They seek the approval of man. They have the blood of many on their hands, just like Herod who had John the Baptist executed to find approval from his guests.
Here at The Prophetic Scroll, you will always get your needed dose of heaven and hell-teaching!
“It’s a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” (Hebrews 10:31) But it is also a fearful thing to be loved by the living God!
The role of the mass-media in sending people to hell:
“He who has an ear let him hear” Is a commonly used phrase in the Bible. It implies that only certain types can hear God. You have to meet the conditions. If not, you automatically have ears to hear the world through its god, Satan and his voice, the mass-media.
As we approach the great end-time dramas, Satan knows his time is very short. (Revelation 12:12) And as a result, turns up the volume of his media circus.
“The spiritual man judges all things.” (1 Corinthians 2:15) He will not be influenced by the godless media. The mass-media judges all things according to its fallen, polluted, skewed, demonic base. The “spiritual man” must receive from God’s media and reject the world’s media.
We are to “Love the truth. (2 Thessalonians 2:10) We are to know that the “truth is the foundational pillar of the church.” (1 Timothy 3:15) But we must see that this is a great hindrance to the love of world and the love of self. That is why Satan is attacking the very pillars of truth today.
Here is the shocking purpose of Satan as the antichrist, preparing the world for hell:
Daniel 8:12 “An army was given over to the horn (antichrist) to oppose the daily sacrifices (in the new temple) and he cast the truth down to the ground. He did all this and prospered.”
Today, more and more, the battle is for the truth. The battle is for the truth in you.
Judgement is not according to the media’s world-view. It is not according to intellectual, liberal, democratic ways. Judgement is not according to one-world globalism or the variable values of situation ethics. It is not even according to love, but is according to truth.
The United States of the Earth, a New World Empire, a New World Order, Globalism, and Multilateralism can only come about by domination, of the dumb masses, violently, or by their voluntary capitulation. It can only come about by the light of the world, the church, going out and the “truth being cast down in the street.” (Isaiah 59:14)
One of Satan’s main strategies (also seen in the media) is to destroy the will to resist him. He uses: Demoralisation, neutralisation, personal disarmament, demilitarisation, through the removal of the spiritual warfare gifts of the Spirit.
One of the most powerful factors of salvation is release from guilt and sin in forgiveness. Heaven will be eternally holy, free from sin and evil. Hell will not. It will be a place of punishment, but also of ongoing evil and torment.
The following words relate to those in hell: Regret, anguish, grief, sorrow, and panic.
The following words relate to heaven: Peace calmness, comfort, assurance, delight, joy, and relief.
The rapture of the true church will take place in an atomic second, and it will be irreversible. There will also be a “rapture” into hell, also irreversible, at the Second Coming! (Matthew 25:31-34 Matthew 24:28)
Our God will wipe away every tear, all death, suffering, pain, mourning and sorrow, but not for the unbeliever!
There is extreme contentment and satisfaction in living for eternity. Make every moment count for eternity.
A radical fanatic is one who loves the Lord more than you do. A bigot is someone who despises the powers of evil more than you do. Both are deeply loved by our Lord.
What sets your soul on fire? Is it the things of the world or heaven?
At the end of the day (your life), you will know the truth according to God and not your own ideas anymore, or the media or your family or friends. You will stand absolutely alone before the living, eternal God who has the keys to your eternal future in His hands.
So then, the doctrine, preaching and teaching of eternal judgment completes the all important, elementary foundation for all believers.
I took the background picture in the giant sycamore tree forest in Mkuze Game Reserve. I thought the base looked a bit like a crouching lion, so I put a lion into the picture.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!
Edition 453: January 22nd 2019
Treasures of prophecy: Part 2
Join me in another treasure hunt. We are looking for valuable treasure and the speaking word of God through prophecies and verses in the Bible for today. Like the last edition, this is a collection of “revelations” on a wide range of subjects.
Bible prophecy makes up one third of the content of the Bible. Only one in five prophecies relates to the first coming of our Lord, all the others, relate to the events surrounding the Second Coming. (Including the rapture) Our Lord spoke more of hell than heaven. The pattern of fulfilment of all prophecy is consistent – literal, which of course means that the rest will be fulfilled in the same way.
You can’t be safe without prophecy in your spiritual make up! Bear in mind that prophecy also relates to your personal life. It is the living God who makes you wise, while Satan makes you stupid - always!
Importance of prophecy:
There is a blinding, obscuring fog descending on the church, in that it has turned off the light of prophecy and even the rapture! The funny thing is Bible prophecy says prophecy will be cast aside in the end days.
There is much confusion about prophecy, the rapture and Israel’s place in prophecy, in many churches, but it is Satan who is the god of confusion.
The heart of true Bible prophecy distinguishes between the true and false and identifies the true Messiah from the antichrist.
In most cases there is a tragic link between those who reject prophecy and those who will go with the antichrist and who will come against Israel. (The two are doctrinally linked!)
Towers of faulty thinking:
A great worldwide delusion is: God is merciful and loving and would never act in wrath. But He is ruthless and wrathful too! He is good and severe!
One of the great faults and errors today, is that people think that because they believe something it must be true or valid. That is pure ego affirmation! Likewise they think if they don’t believe something, that settles it and it’s not true. They think they can be God’s judge, jury and executioner!
People think they are supreme judges controlling the truth from their elevated throne of pride, with God kneeling before them. They presume to be God’s editors.
Christians, especially teachers, with no active fear of the Lord in them, are to be feared most.
Romans 3:17-18 “The way of peace they have not known, there is no fear of God before their eyes.”
Idiots think truth is a matter of democracy!
The fear of rejection is a plague today.
Because people fear rejection, knowingly or not, they use all sorts of methods to gain acceptance. They seek the approval of man rather than of God.
Be careful of rejection. The problem is that Satan is always looking for someone whom he may devour. Rejection is a hole in your heart, looking to be filled. It also opens you up to possible demonic infiltration. Vultures often sit and wait their turn. They are opportunists!
If the consequences of rejection have wrecked you, you need to identify it as sin, and repent.
It is fallen Freudian psychology that says, “Man is not responsible for his actions.” It takes sides with the sin-nature, which is taking sides with Satan, against God’s ways. They never get free because they never repent of sin.
Most of man’s problems stem from a lack of purpose and meaning in life. These can only be found in the kingdom of God. In fact, you were called by God, before the foundation of the earth! It really is a meaningless existence with little purpose to be focussed on the temporary material world, which is all to wither away.
Stand strong, secure and solid as a rock:
End-time pressures are expanding rapidly, ready to explode.
Many will take these end-time pressures and be gloriously transformed, grow strong, secure and unshakable. Many will be swept away by the pressures.
When your heart is right isn’t it just wonderful to read a verse from the Bible and it comes alive and speaks to you as if it were God speaking right in front of you?
John 1:9 “He was the true Light which gives light to every man that comes into the world.”
According to this verse, all people are lit at birth. Life itself is light. Therefore when the unbeliever rejects God’s light, he replaces it with his own light, which is wrath-attracting darkness. (Luke 11:35)
Be open to God’s discipline and correction.
Discipline in fact gives you value. It makes you feel important enough to be corrected and be seen going the right way. A child with no discipline has no inherent value and ends up with a rejection complex and a totally wrecked character, especially when the pressure is on.
When you are disciplined as a believer, you understand your value in the kingdom. You see more clearly the enormous value of grace and salvation itself.
Truth about curses today:
One of the plagues of these end-times, which very people are aware of, is active curses on entire nations, political parties, and individuals.
Matthew 16:6 “Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees”.
The leaven of the Pharisees is cursed legalism.
Leaven (yeast) grows, expands and spreads. That is the law of leaven. But emanating from certain types, it is poisonous and full of curses. Beware – few come out when trapped by it. In fact there were only two Pharisees in the Bible that escaped it.
Deuteronomy 28:1-2 “If you diligently obey the voice of the Lord...all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you. Verse 15 “If you do not obey the Lord all these curses shall come upon you and overtake you.
Note above, that both blessings and curses can “overtake you.” Don’t mess with things that carry curses. You are entrapping yourself.
Leaven, mixed into dough puffs it up. Spiritually, that is pride – proud, arrogant curse-producing poison. Religion is full of it. Law and works mixed with faith and grace will get you cursed!
Galatians 3:1-10 “O foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you...As many as under the works of the law, are under the curse...”
Malachi 1:14 “Cursed be the deceiver.”
Today we have many ministries that are delivering pure deception – they are cursed and they are bringing the gullible under their curses.
Tragic self-imposed curses of Israel:
The Jews cursed themselves in two most tragic and insightful ways:
●As Barabbas the murderer was released and Yeshua sent to the cross, the Jews said, “His blood be upon us and our children and children’s children.” This self-generated curse is still playing out today!
●Amazingly, Pilate said to the Jews, “Shall I crucify your king?” They said, “We have no king but Caesar.” (John 19:15)
“Caesar” Strong’s G2541. “Kaisar”. Meaning: “Severed.”
But the Jews hated Caesar! Tragically, they’ve been serving the Caesar’s of the world until recently.
They have cursed themselves to serve the “severed” one, Satan which has seen them become severed from God during the church age. These two curses will soon end, but not before many Jews serve the ultimate severed Caesar – the antichrist.
Here we see the terrible situation of the Palestinians today, cursing Israel as their ancestors did many years ago.
Joshua 24:9-10 “Then Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab (Modern Palestinians) arose to make war against Israel, and sent and called Balaam, the son of Beor to curse you. (Israel).”
But here is God’s glorious and severe answer:
Numbers 23:8 “How shall I curse what God has not cursed, or denounce whom the Lord has not denounced.”
Genesis 12:3 “I will bless those who bless you, and curse him who curses you.”
Numbers24:9 “He bows down like a lion, and as a lion, who will rouse him? Blessed is he who blesses you and cursed is he who curses you.”
If you want to mess Israel – good luck, you fool!
Amazing rapture clothing:
In Revelation 19:8, 14 we see the bride and the army both in “fine, clean white linen – the righteous acts of the saints”. These terms relate only to the church and not angels. They are speaking of the church after rapture, rewarded, in heaven.
Please note: The marriage comes first, then the war! The church is seen saved and rewarded in heaven before returning with our Lord at the Second Coming to complete the war of all wars, dressed in fine pure white linen!
”This speaks wonderfully and powerfully of a pre-tribulation rapture!
The future of the media:
Hello broken, shattered destroyed mass-media!
Jerusalem will be a burdensome stone to all nations and he who tries to move it (divide it) will be broken! (Zechariah 12:3)
Today the mass-media, especially the bosses are on the same page with Lucifer. They have cast down God and exalted themselves in His place. Their “truth” is supreme, they think, but its source is the “father of lies” – the god of fake news!
Right at the end of the tribulation period we see a mighty destruction from God against all those who divided Jerusalem and came against Israel (Joel 3:2)
It is the mass media who are Satan’s voice in this regard, the voice of the world-system to the blind masses. They are the champions of true, deep anti-Semitism.
Psalm 33:10-12 “The Lord brings the counsel of the nations (media) to nothing; He makes the plans of the peoples of no effect. The counsel of the Lord stands forever...Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.”
Psalm 55:9 “Destroy, O Lord and divide their tongues, for I have seen violence and strife in the city.”
Doors gates and keys:
●God Himself shut the door of the ark with Noah and family inside. (Genesis 7:16)
●The five foolish virgins amongst the ten were shut out. (Matthew 25:10).
●Our Lord is seen standing outside the door of the lukewarm, compromised church and knocking. (Revelation 3:20)
●The church at Philadelphia is given the key of David (Revelation 3:7, also seen in Isaiah 22:22). This key opens the doors for the Jews to Jerusalem.
●Luke 13:25-27 (The narrow way) “When the Master of the house has risen up and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock saying, Lord, Lord open for us and He will answer and say, ‘I do not know you, where you are from...Depart from Me you workers of iniquity.’”
●Luke 11:52 (Woe to the Pharisees and lawyers) “Woe to you for you have taken away the key of knowledge. You did not enter in yourselves, and those who were entering, you hindered.”
●Revelation 1:18 “I am He who lives, and was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore. Amen. And I have the keys of Hades and of death.”
●Isaiah 26:20-21 “Come My people, enter your chambers, and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves as it were for a little moment, until the indignation (tribulation) is past. For behold, the Lord comes out of His place (Second Coming) to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity; the earth will also disclose her blood, and will no more cover her slain.”
This is the great rapture door! It is a rare Old Covenant example of the door closing behind those left behind in the tribulation period.
Note that God is the God of open and closed doors and He has the keys!
Light and darkness:
The Menorah represents the supernatural light of God. It represents the seven manifestations of the Spirit of God. It represents tremendous value, and eternal beauty, and much more.
So much blindness has been created relating to God’s position on end-time Israel that today the command in Romans 12:2 to “renew your mind”, must include renewal on all things Israel! Especially for new believers and the millions that have been kept in darkness by their shepherds.
For many this glorious door is just starting to open!
Here, below, is an incredible description of some of the qualities of our Lord as He walks amongst the seven candles of the lampstand (Menorah) in Revelation chapter one.
●He is the One standing amidst the seven golden lampstands ●He has a garment down to His feet and a golden band about His chest. ●His hair was white as wool and snow. ●His eyes are like a flame of fire. ●His feet are like fine brass refined in a furnace. ●His voice is like the sound of many waters. ●He has a two-edged sword from His mouth. ●His countenance was like the sun shining in its strength. ●He is the Alpha and the Omega.
The attacking tongue and the evil eye:
Witchcraft in various forms is an end-time plague. It gives people a lying power. They get seduced by it and get cursed, manipulated and controlled. Many times this is evident in entire nations.
People, even Christians, and sometimes even deceived teachers under the power of witchcraft and legalism, attack accepted Bible truths and those who support them.
In most cases its useless dealing with such people. Avoid them like the plague.
●Jeremiah 18:18 “Let us devise plans against Jeremiah, for the law shall not perish from him, nor the counsel of wisdom, nor the word from that prophet. Come let us attack him with the tongue, and let us not give heed to any of his words.”
●The word “bewitch” (Galatians 3:1) means, “to smite with the eye”, or “place the evil-eye” on someone. That evil-eye, being a curse!
Many times, the attack with the tongue and the evil-eye, go together. People who don’t like you disagreeing with them will attack you with the tongue and try to bewitch you with their evil-eye curse. They may or may not even be aware that they are spreading curses.
Those in ministry should have prayer support against such people and their poison.
Thankfully, I have loyal, wonderful prayer partners blocking attacks against me and this ministry, and there have been many!
God, god, Gog and Gaga:
We all know the prophecies of soon coming WW111 in Ezekiel 38 & 39, dubbed the war of Gog and Magog. This war sees the Russia sweep down through Turkey to attack Israel.
I have shared much about the Aryans and their connections with Hitler and Gog, in previous editions.
Here are few extra snippets that I have not shared before:
The Aryans were known for human sacrifices normally in fire, to the god Thor. Thor is a Germanic god of thunder, war and death.
Gaga was a Babylonian Akkadian hermaphrodite deity associated with the planet Pluto and the gods of the underworld.
Gog in history was linked to the Akkadian god “Gaga” from the Russian land of the Gyges. The god Gaga is also associated through the Akkadian race with Marduk, the one who orders the course of the planets, and the curse of Nibiru. (Of which I have written much about and warned of.)
The word “Aryan” means, “Of noble or perfect birth.” Some definitions include: with no Jews in the bloodline.
The Aryan race originates from the village called Arkaim in northern Russia. “Arkaim” means, “meeting of the sky and earth.” This was the home of the demon god, Gog.
Gog is a powerful satanic spirit who will arise and enter and individual (just like the antichrist will) at the right time. That will most probably be Putin.
I just thought it was interesting to see some of these ancient connections between the Aryans, Gaga, Gog, Marduk, Akkadians and the curse of Nibiru, and WW111.
The date of the war in Syria which destroys Damascus:
The well-known Isaiah 17 chapter on the destruction of Damascus by Israel, has within it a very strange, odd and mysterious date! This date identifies when the war will take place.
Isaiah 17:4 “In that day (of the war) it shall come to pass that the glory of Jacob shall wane, and the fatness of his flesh shall grow lean.” The previous verse speaks of “Ephraim losing its fortress”.
Normally, “Jacob” refers to all of Israel. But here, because it includes Ephraim it is referring to the Northern Kingdom of Israel. This is present day Samaria or the West Bank and other so-called Palestinian territories.
It is these areas and the peoples of them that are “waning” at an incredible rate, especially compared to the rest of Israel which is waxing great, and increasing on just about every front.
Many people have placed this war near the Second Coming because they believe that all Israel has to “wane” and decrease. No sir! It means that the war can happen any time now because the correct area has already “waned” or decreased.
Okay it’s not a calendar date, but it does show that all the skinny ducks are in a row.
Many Jews are being saved ahead of a great number who will be saved in the tribulation period. We are not to turn Jewish converts into little subservient Catholic, so-called Christians.
The Catholic Christ Mass is the mass of the blasphemous Eucharist, crucifying Christ over and over.
We are not to introduce saved Jews to any of the Babylonian, Roman, Catholic, and other orthodox church practises.
Babylonian Baal worship has infiltrated the church since the days of Constantine (315 AD).
The following verses are prophetic and speak to Jews being saved now, as well as those who will be saved in the tribulation. And there are dozens more like this.
Zephaniah 1:4 “...Against the inhabitants of Jerusalem, I will cut off every trace of Baal from this place, the names of the idolatrous priests, with the pagan priests.
Jeremiah 23:25-26 “I have heard what the prophets have said; who prophesy lies in My name, saying, ‘I have dreamed, I have dreamed!’ ‘How long will this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies’? Indeed they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart, who try to make My people forget My name by their dreams which everyone tells his neighbour, as their father forgot My name for Baal.’”
In these days, there is little time left to get you act together. I expect to see an explosion of prophetic development within weeks and months. It’s time to be radical for our Lord.
Christians are born not made. Radical disciples are made not born. You must be radical in your Christian experience. You must be! You can’t think wrong and live right. And you can’t divide up your beliefs between God and the devil!
Radicals beget radicals, (and people who hate them)!
I took the fish eagle picture in the Okavango Delta and the background waterfall at Augrabies in the Kalahari Desert. I mixed in some gold leaf and combined them all.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!
Edition 452: January 15th 2019
Treasures of prophecy for today:
Psalm 119:162 “I rejoice at Your word as one who finds great treasure.”
In this edition I will share with you some startling and little-known prophecies and scriptures that relate accurately to today’s world situation on many fronts, including moral, political, and military, Israel, the church and much more.
There are many verses that are directly prophetic, but also many others that can have a prophetic application, or a double reference. So we need to hear the leading of the Spirit.
We need to be open to the Spirit of God shedding fresh light on verses that we think we know.
This edition may seem disjointed, but that is because I have much revelation, contained in so many verses for you, and I want to get as much as possible to you in this and the next edition.
Idiots and idols:
Idols are illigitimate or forbidden things people worship, but opinions can just as easily become idols of enslavement too.
This world is absolutely filled with all types of idolatry and some of it is in the church.
Consider these profound verses below, and note the effects:
Jeremiah 10:8 “They (who worship idols) are altogether dull hearted and foolish.”
Proverbs 14:18 “Fools mock at sin, but among the righteous there is favour.”
Isaiah 32:6 “The foolish person will speak foolishness, and his heart will work iniquity, to practice ungodliness, to utter error against the Lord...”
Proverbs 15:14 “The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, but the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.”
Ephesians 4:18 “Their understanding was darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the hardening of their heart.”
As you read these verses above, please note idolatry brings foolishness into your heart. Satan makes you stupid. It makes you a true idiot. You then mock at sin, just like the media does. You then become full of sin, feeding on the world’s foolishness and it gets progressively worse.
Their hearts are then hardened and they are in a terrible state.
These few verses, above are a treasure-chest of truth relating to the whole unsaved world today. They apply succinctly to individuals and entire nations. Tragically, they apply to many modern churches today. Or should I say; counterfeit churches.
►If the church was doing its job properly; there would be far fewer professing Christians. These are the ones who profess belief but have no enduring fruit or biblical evidence of new-birth. They are frauds and the churches today are full of them!
The cross identifies you. But where there is no cross, self-opinion, idolatry, and foolishness rule and take over.
An incredible verse:
James 1:12 “Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been proved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord has promised to those that love Him.”
As we move forward in the Lord, we all encounter temptation. With some, it is an absolute battle, because they have yielded to sin so frequently. Those who are truly saved, know all about battling to be released from the grip of sin.
Your battle against sin can be quite easily overcome by the correct application of the cross.
But revealed, like hidden treasure, the verse above shows something quite incredible. When you endure temptation and overcome it, you will receive a reward! This reward is called “The crown of life.” Like all rewards from our Lord, it is eternal. It identifies you in God’s eternal kingdom in a most powerful way, forever and ever.
Do you think it is worth it, to endure and overcome temptation? – You bet!!
Just think about that. Your battle is for a brief moment in time, but your reward is forever and ever. That makes our Lord’s grace and mercy, totally unreasonable - positively!
Psalm 19:9-11 “The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever; His judgements are true and righteous altogether...By them Your servant is warned, and in keeping them there is great reward.”
Note again, “great reward” for heading warning!
Some terrible “treasure” of the tribulation period:
The unbeliever will curse himself to eternal hell by receiving a mark on his forehead or hand. (Revelation 13:16, 14:11) But have a look at this bit of majesty:
Revelation 22:4-5 “They (believers) shall see His face, and His name shall be upon their foreheads, and there shall be no night there: They need no lamp, nor light of the sun, for the Lord gives them light, and they shall reign forever and ever.”
What a thing this is! Those who take the mark of the beast are sent to an eternal hell. Those who take the mark of the cross of Calvary, which will show in a godly mark on their foreheads, shall reign with our Lord forever and ever!
The unsaved go into unquenchable fire.
Isaiah 34:10 (Day of Lord’s vengeance) “The burning will not be quenched (Lit=unquenchable) night or day; its smoke shall ascend forever...”
“Quenched” (Strong’s G762) is “Asbestos” meaning, “not extinguishable”. You can hit asbestos with fire and it never gets quenched or consumed. In other words, this fire of God’s judgement never comes to an end.
The world can never have true peace. Peace is a person, a crucified and risen person, whom the world has rejected. The world’s peace is manufactured, temporary, external, superficial and in fact a lie. The world’s peace is soon to be hit with unquenchable fire!
Today we are seeing the rapid devolution of man on all fronts, including social, art, music, morals, religion and more. The funny thing is that true “evolution” is only for the serious Christian! God lifts him up, changing him, while those in Satan’s kingdom are always brought down to the lowest common denominator.
We are seeing the devolution of the world without God right now. It’s all unwinding fast. It is degenerating and getting ready to go to hell in a hand-basket.
Yes, there are some things in the world getting better, but not in the big issues like morality.
Why is “perilous times” a key prophecy of these times? (2 Timothy 3:1-2) As the verse reveals, it is simply because of the degeneration of character.
The internet has been so very successful, or has it? It has made many things easier, especially the spread of gospel. But it has speeded up the stupefying of the masses fast. It has revolutionised the moral degeneration of man.
The various media internet companies have set their algorithms to generate and give you not what you want, but what they want. It’s all about manipulation which will lead to global satanic control.
Due to the world’s idolatry, foolishness and blindness, they have charged headlong into many curse generating activities and beliefs. They don’t see it until it’s too late and they trapped in an ever worsening situation like a drug addict bearing the brunt!
●Curses can come from generational ancestry. ●Curses come from certain types of sinful behaviour like homosexuality. ● Curses can come from leaders, particularly some types of Christian leaders who are representing Satan, unknowingly, like all those in replacement theology. ● Curses are sometimes self-inflicted by one’s own words. ●Curses continue until revoked.
●Curses always operate through the following activities: Clairvoyants, mediums, fortune tellers, witchdoctors, and certain false prophets. (Deuteronomy 18:10-12)
Today these things are at plague-status!
The Bible says that none of these are to found in you!
Proverbs 26:2 “Like a flitting sparrow, like a flying swallow, so a curse without a cause will not alight.”
Here is a method and prayer of release:
Pray the scriptures and use divine decrees in your God-given authority, backed by your spiritual gifts of warfare.
Job 22:28 “You will declare a thing (make a decree), and it will be established for you; so light will shine on your ways.”
For example, you can take this verse below, personalise it, make a decree, confess and proclaim it.
Psalm 125:3 “The sceptre of wickedness shall not rest on the land (or me) allotted to the righteous, lest the righteous reach out his hand to iniquity.”
If you under a curse you can be released from it by:
●Forsake and repenting. Forsaking involves burning all contact items, books etc and the people with who you were involved in these things. ●Renounce totally and verbally all such activity and related issues. ●Pray the blood of the cross of Calvary over the situation. ● Forgive those involved, but do not resume contacts. ●Have communion over the issue. ●Be thankful for all your mercies.
True, deep repentance is required.
Repent: Strong’s G3340 Metanoeo. Meanings: Change one’s mind; heartily amend with abhorrence and sorrow for sin.
A great treasure trove of victory:
Positive confession, visualisation, self-esteem programs and the like are all self and world-focused.
The prosperity preachers shout a lot about the “wealth of the world being laid up for them.” (Proverbs 13:22) Actually, the wealth of the world is laid for the antichrist! All will finally be delivered to our Lord’s kingdom in the Millennium. (Joel 3:5)
We are to lay up for ourselves treasure in heaven! (Matthew 6:19-20)
There is nothing essentially wrong with the gist of the word / faith, prosperity message, except that it is overbalanced, and avoids a large section of truth, like that which relates to dying to self, and the world, and pays little attention to cross-bearing.
It’s easy to take a collection of Bible verses and go overboard on them, which turns truth into error.
I find it interesting that most of these churches and ministries, because their orientation is “success in the world,” have little or nothing to say about Israel, because that is going to upset the world’s applecart – big time!
Materialistic, money focused Christianity, with no soul-price to pay won’t endure.
It is the teaching and application of the cross that breaks the self life and your connection to the world system.
The cross deals with: ●The flesh or sin nature. (Galatians 5:24) ●The world-system. (Galatians 6:14) ●The evil age (Galatians 1:4) ●The law (Galatians 2:19-20)
So, it is self and its connection to the world that must be broken. Self becomes obstinate and doesn’t like to be told it has to be broken and die!
You need something hard to break a hard-boiled egg, not a toothpick, or cotton wool.
The self-life has been infiltrated by the evil one, just like the world has. Paul says: “In me (self) dwells no good thing.”) In his spirit dwells a very good person!
In Hebrew, one of the words for “evil” is “kelipa” meaning an outer shell. For evil to exist, it must be ‘clothed’ and ‘protected’ by its shell, which in this case is the self-life. The deceptive “beauty” of this evil is in its outer appearance.
That hard shell restricts the light from getting in, and hides the true nature of what is underneath it.
“My strength is perfected in weakness”, says the Bible. (This is self-effort being made weak.)
“We have no confidence in the flesh” (self esteem) (Philippians 2:3)
We must understand the difference between positional truth and temporal truth. Positional truth relates to our position in Him. It includes all the “in Him” verses. It is a done deal – done completely at the new birth.
Temporal truth relates to this temporary life, the life of the flesh and self (soul). It is not a done deal at salvation and is where the main work in our lives must be done.
Consider these amazing, so called contradictions which I’ve taken from verses relating to positional and temporal truth:
●We have abundant life / Loose your life. ●We’re seated in heavenly places. / Take up your cross daily. ●We are alive with Messiah / I die daily. ●We are more than conquerors. / O wretched man that I am. ●Greater is He that is in me. / In me dwells no good thing. ●We are joint heirs of all things in Him/ I count all things as loss. ●I am strong in the Lord / I must decrease. ● I can do all things through Him / You can of your own self do nothing. ● I am complete in Him / Death works in me.
Do you see it now? I hope you do.
These are total contradictions, but none of them are contradictions, because the first set relates to our done-deal, position in Messiah, and the second applies to the self or soul realm and the work we must do. There are very many more.
You see the word /faith prosperity guys centre on positional truth, trying to confess it into being, while it’s done already. They almost totally ignore the temporal verses, which is why their flock are so materialistic and worldly and seldom endure.
What is needed is the correct teaching and application of both sets of truth, rightly divided and applied. That produces the full, balanced truth.
Please don’t take this lightly. It is revolutionary and will set many people free. There is great rest and peace in correct application.
By the way, none of this means you need to walk around poor. It’s just a matter of correcting terrible excesses and overbalanced preaching, and seeing how it all fits together.
If God wants you to be wealthy, for His purposes, well and good – rejoice in it.
Israel: Prophetic treasures:
1 Chronicles 17:21-22 “Who is like Your people Israel, the one nation on the earth that God went to redeem for Himself as a people- to make for Yourself a name by great and awesome deeds, driving out nations before Your people whom you redeemed from Egypt. For You have made Your people Israel Your very own people forever, and You Lord, have become their God.”
Exodus 19:5 “Now therefore, if you will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then You shall be a special treasure to Me above all people.”
Deuteronomy 26:18 “The Lord has proclaimed you to be His special people, just as He promised you, that you should keep all His commandments,”
In these verses above, we see that Israel is totally unique among the nations. The world will understand this the hard way! Because God Himself is in His word and call, Israel cannot be defeated, except for temporary set-backs, which are prophesied anyway.
This portion of scripture below is prophetic. It is shocking indeed and wonderful:
Micah 4:6-8 “In that day, says the Lord, ‘I will assemble the lame (of Israel), I will gather the outcast and those whom I have afflicted (allowed to be); I will make the lame a remnant , and the outcast a strong nation; so the Lord will reign over them in Mount Zion, from now on, even forever. And you, O tower of the flock, the stronghold of the daughter of Zion, to you it shall come, even the former dominion shall come, the kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.”
We did see a partial prophetic fulfilment of this in the War of Independence in 1948, when Israel was born as a modern nation. One day after independence she was attacked by numerous Arab nations and with a broken, quickly put together, volunteer, rag-tag army (and God’s help) Israel won!
This is coming again. Israel will be hit hard in the early part of the tribulation period, but by the end, with a “lame, remnant, outcast”, army – a “strong nation”, she will defeat her enemies.
You are a total idiot to stand against God’s plans for Israel. I’m constantly amazed at how many do; even some churches! The duty of the church in these days is found in this verse below:
Isaiah 57:14 “...Prepare the way, take the stumbling block out of the way of My people.”
The entire UN, the EU, many nations, many churches practising Babylonian customs and replacement theology, the mass-media and more, are present day stumbling blocks to Israel.
By the way, worldly people and worldly Christians don’t like us coming against the Babylonian, pagan customs of Christmas and Easter, because it reveals that they are man and world- pleasers and they reject the warnings of the word of God on these things.
When considering these things it’s good to remember that God destroyed Babylon in its entirety and specifically said it was never to rise again. (Jeremiah 51:64) So when the church practises forbidden Babylonian customs it is resurrecting what God has destroyed.
The Bible says in a number of places, “Don’t even use the names of the pagan gods”. (Exodus 23:13, Zephaniah 1:4, Jeremiah 10:2, Deuteronomy 12:30-31, 2 Kings 17:33-34)
Isaiah 44:25-26 “I am the Lord who frustrates the signs of the babblers, (rubbish talkers) and drives diviners mad; who turns wise men (worldly wise) backwards, and makes their knowledge foolishness; who confirms the word of His servant, and performs the counsel of His messengers; who says to Jerusalem, ‘You shall be inhabited.’”
Here is pure treasure:
Jeremiah 33:8-9 “I will cleanse them (Israel) from all their iniquity by which they have sinned against Me, and I will pardon all their iniquities. Then they shall be to Me a name of joy, a praise and an honour, before all nations of the earth, who shall hear of all the good that I do to them. They shall fear and tremble for all the goodness and all the prosperity that I provide for them.”
Can you imagine the media in fear and trembling because of the Lord’s plans for Israel working out just He said they would? I can’t wait to see that!
Isaiah 43:12 “I have declared and saved, I have proclaimed, and there was no foreign god among you (Israel); therefore you are My witnesses, says the Lord.”
Storms are soon to hit this earth! Storms show your foundation.
Let your foundation be strong and secure, build on it and strengthen it.
I took the saddle-billed stork picture in the Okavango Delta and merged it with textured gold leaf.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!
Edition 451: January 8th 2019
A fresh look at the Rapture:
Warning, warning, warning!
2 Peter 3:17 (Amp) “Let me warn you therefore beloved, that knowing these things beforehand, you should be on your guard, lest you be carried away by the error of the wicked and the lawless, and fall from your present firm condition and steadfastness of mind.”
If we do not heed God’s warnings, He removes the truth. We see that numerous times in the Bible, both in the Old and New Covenants.
People say, be careful of date setters. I do too. That is dates cast in stone, and without full scriptural backing. But there is a far greater warning here and it is: Be careful of those who don’t look at, and examine dates! They are ignorant of the Bible’s commands and the voice of God speaking now.
Some word meanings and terms:
●The word used to describe the rapture is:Harpazo: Strong’s G 726 meaning: Seize, snatch by force, catch away.
●Another very interesting word for the rapture is: Epiphaneia: Strong’s G2015 meaning: Appearance, manifestation, glorious display, like a lightning bolt, sudden appearance, and sudden realisation. (1 Timothy 6:14, 2 Timothy 1:10, 2 Timothy 4:1, 2 Timothy 4:8)
●The word used to describe the Second Coming is: Parousia: Strong’s G3918 meaning: Arrival, advent, presence, coming.
This word “Parousia,” is mostly used in association with judgement. It is the word used in all the verses relating to the Second Coming of our Lord. It is never used for the rapture or catching away of the church. That word is always “Harpazo,” or “Epiphaneia.”
The fact that there are distinctly different words, with different meanings used for the coming of our Lord, means without any doubt that there are two different types of comings being spoken of. One is the rapture, and the other is the Second Coming.
●“Maranatha” was a secret word used by the early church to identify themselves amongst one another. (1 Corinthians 16:22) It’s an Aramaic word meaning “Our Lord is coming.”
Some verse expositions:
●Revelation 3:10 “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.”
In this amazing verse above to the church at Philadelphia, we see some interesting meanings. “Keep you from,” are the original words, Tereo ek. Tereo is where we get “territory” from. “Ek” means, “to be kept clean out away from”.
The word “hour,” is Hora, which means a certain fixed season of the year bounded by a definite time. It is not a sixty minute hour being referred to. It is the tribulation period.
Now, let’s write the verse including these word meanings:
“Because you have kept My word to persevere, I also will keep you clean out away from the territory of the tribulation period...”
●Isaiah 66:19 “I will set a sign among them (Jews)...they shall declare My glory among the Gentiles.”
What is that sign? It is the rapture of the church! We don’t know that for sure, because it does not say so, but it is most logical and most probable.
It ties up with the other similar verse in Romans 10:19, where the Bible says that the Jews will be “provoked to jealousy and anger by a foolish nation.” This again refers to the rapture of the church, who is the “foolish nation,” to Jews.
The very next verse is almost universally believed to be a reference to the church: Romans 10:20 “I was found by those who did not seek Me. I was made manifest to those who did not ask for Me.”
So, here we have a “sign” that turns that Jews into God’s evangelists, which is also an event that shocks the Jews, into jealousy and anger.
Jews, being God’s chosen, now being left behind at the rapture, would most certainly see this as a sign to themselves, leaving them jealous and angry, but also motivating them to rip off the veil of blindness fast, in repentance.
●Mark 13:32-33 “Of that day and hour, no one knows, neither the angles in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Take heed, watch and pray for you do not know when the time is.”
This verse requires some exposition. Firstly, it says “day and hour”, not week, month or year. A day and hour is a very short specific time. Could we know the week or month? Yes of course, according to these words. Then it says, “You do not know the time.” The original word for “time” here means a small, specific, definite time.
Please note the timeframes in the verse above. They cover a period of at most two days and not years or more. In other words, those watching will see when the Lord is coming to within a short space of time. Those not watching are the ones condemned.
The term “No one knows the day and hour,” is a well known Hebrew idiom for the Feast of trumpets. (Rosh Hashanah) One of its names is “The feast of which no one knows the day and hour.” This is because it has an indeterminate starting date, because it begins on the sighting of the new moon, which could take place on one of two days.
Is this giving us a hint that these things will take place on the Feast of Trumpets? I think so!
Those who say that the Feasts of the Lord were all fulfilled in Messiah are right but more wrong than you can imagine. Obviously they had fulfilment in the events of the cross, but there is a great secondary, prophetic aspect to the feasts as well, which we must see, know, accept and understand.
●Mark 13:35-37 “Watch because you do not know when the master of the house is coming – in the evening, at midnight, at the crowing of the rooster, or in the morning – lest coming suddenly, he finds you asleep. What I say to you, I say to all: Watch!”
Some say the verse above relates to the Second Coming and not the rapture. That may be so (or not) but either way the principle is the same for both.
Note the time frames used. They are not long distances apart at all. They are very short!
This verse parallels with the verses of the watchman watching for the bridegroom to arrive at the wedding. He is not going to sit on the rooftop and watch for six months. He knows the time to within a short period.
Acts 1:7 “It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father has put in His own authority”
Quite simply, here, our Lord was speaking to His disciples at that time. It is not to the church generally throughout the age. Other verses clearly say that we are to know the times and season of His coming.
In fact, the verse speaking of the fig tree ripening, which refers to Israel’s awakening, says this: “So when you see all these things, know that it is very near, even at the door.” (Matthew 24:33) The word “know” is in the imperative tense, meaning it is a command. “I command you to know.”
●2 Thessalonians 2:3-7 “Let no one deceive you by any means ; for that Day (tribulation period) will not come unless (or until) the falling away (departure) comes first, and the man of sin(antichrist) is revealed, the son of perdition...he sits as God in the temple (3rd temple) of God...and now you know what is restraining, (Holy Spirit indwelt church) that he may be revealed in his own time, for the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only he (church) who now restrains will do so until He (Holy Spirit) is taken out of the way (raptue).”
It is very important to see the use of the words “he” and “He” in the verse above. The “he refers to the church and the “He” refers to the Holy Spirit. So the verse is telling us that the restrainer is the church filled with the Holy Spirit. (The Holy Spirit will be on earth during the tribulation, but in a restricted form, like in Old Covenant times.)
The original word used for “Taken” in verse seven is Strong’s G1096 “Ginomai” “meanings: To be completed, wrought of miracles. To arise. To be married to. How amazing!
The original word used for “out of the way” is Strong’s G1537 “Ek” meaning: Clean out away from, by force.”
The original word used for “apostasy” is Strong’s G646, “Apostasia.” Meaning: a “defection” or “departure.” To get the right one we need to look at the context. In these verses the context necessitates the use of “departure” and not “falling away from the faith.”
A falling away from the faith happens over time as it did in the dark ages. A departure happens suddenly, which is the context.
This word “apostasy” is derived from the root word, “aphistemi” which is found fifteen times in the Bible. Eleven times it is translated “departure.” Wuest’s commentary says that the root word also means a “disappearance.”
The amazing Feast of Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah)
The seven feats of the Lord each have a prophetic fulfilment to them. They are required by the Bible to be kept in order. They are: Passover, Unleavened Bread, First Fruits, Pentecost, Trumpets, Atonement and Tabernacles.
The first four in red, were fulfilled in the events of the first coming of our Lord and the cross, and the birth of the church. The last three, in blue relate prophetically to the rapture, and tribulation, through to the Second Coming - still to be fulfilled.
It is absolutely inconceivable that the same pattern of literal fulfilment will not continue in the same manner as the first four. The next to be fulfilled is Trumpets (Rosh Hashanah).
There are so many rich and amazing things about Trumpets. The big ticket item is that it will represent a dispensation change, ending the church age, and beginning the final seven year dispensation, completing the Old Covenant.
Trumpets will mark the start of the tribulation, which itself sees the rapture of the church first.
Now, let’s have a look at some interesting historic events that took place on Trumpets:
●Joseph was released from prison in Egypt on the Feast of Trumpets (Psalm 81:3-6) (Genesis 41) Joseph, with a Gentile bride, represents both Gentile believers (Ephraim) and Israel. (Ezekiel 37:16-19, Amos 5:6 Obadiah 1:18, Zechariah 10:6)
Does this speak prophetically of the rapture of the church as well as Israel’s release to and recognition of her Jewish Messiah?
●Another notable event happened on Rosh Hashanah, which was the end of slavery for the children of Israel in Egypt. Again there are prophetic overtones here for Israel.
● Noah sent out the dove on this day. (Genesis 8:5-8)
●Noah’s birthday was on Rosh Hashanah, which was also when dry land appeared. (Genesis 8:13)
●The revelation of Yeshua on Patmos took place on Rosh Hashanah. (Revelation 1:9-11)
●Abraham, Isaac and Jacob were all born on a Rosh Hashanah.
●The number seventy is an important biblical number. It means divine order, captivity and judgement. It is specifically connected with Jerusalem.
Israel recently celebrated its seventieth birthday (in modern times) since its independence. We are still in the seventy year period, which ends on Rosh Hashanah this year.
The best candidate by far for the rapture and tribulation start is the Feast of Trumpets. If not, what else could fulfil that feast prophetically? The answer is nothing. It would remain a prophetically unfulfilled event.
Am I setting that date, Rosh Hashanah (September 30th / October 1st 2019)? No, I’m saying it is highly possible and most probable. We will see if the other pieces of the puzzle all fall into place as we get nearer. So we will watch and pray as we go – with anticipation.
Types and shadows:
●Rapture: From the time God told Noah to enter the Ark, He gave the world seven more days to repent, before the flood came. That is a type of the seven year tribulation. Noah going into the Ark before the seven days is a type of the rapture. (Genesis 7:1-10)
●The judgement upon Sodom and Gomorrah could not fall until Lot was removed. “Hurry (Lot) and escape there for I cannot do anything until you arrive there (get out)...Then the Lord rained brimstone and fire on Sodom and Gomorrah from the Lord out of the heavens.” (Genesis 9:16-22)
Lot represents the righteous being removed before the judgement of God falls. The Bible says that God will not destroy the righteous with the wicked. (Genesis 18:25) This means a pre-tribulation rapture! “He reserves His wrath for His enemies.” (Nahum 1:2)
●Rahab and her family (a type of the Gentile church) were removed from Jericho (Joshua 6:23) to a camp outside of the city and then Jericho was destroyed. The reason for the destruction of Jericho was because they stood in the way of and obstructed the children of Israel on their way into the Promised Land. That has significant prophetic overtones now, as Israel is about to enter her spiritual Promised Land.
●Elijah was raptured and Enoch was too, before the flood came. (2 Kings 2:1-18)
Israel’s Christian watchmen:
Jeremiah 31:6 “There shall be a day when the watchmen will cry on Mount Ephraim, ‘Arise and let us go up to Zion, to the Lord our God.’”
This is a most insightful verse above! Who or what is Mount Ephraim?
From numerous sources, Ephraim represents the Gentiles. But most interestingly, the original word used here for “watchmen” is not the normal word. It is “Notzrim.” It comes from the root word “Nazareth.” Today the Jews, in Hebrew, refer to Christians as the Notzrim (the Nazarenes)
So this verse is actually saying: There will come a day, when the Christian watchmen, will cry out for Israel, instructing the Jews to go up to Zion, which is a type of salvation!
Don’t you think that’s just amazing?
We are to set our sights and focus on Zion in the sky! (I just invented that term, I like it!)
Here are some more verses about Zion in the sky:
Hebrews 13:14 “Here we have no continuing city, but we seek the one to come (Zion in the sky).”
Philippians 3:20 “Our citizenship is in heaven (Zion in the sky)...”
Colossian 3:2 “Set your mind on things above (Zion in the sky) and not on things of the earth.”
The prophet and the true watchmen authenticate and give authority to the word and most importantly to the messenger. “My sheep hear My voice” not the voice of Rome! (Or of the hierarchy of church denominationalism.)
Basic knowledge of Bible prophecy gives strength, stability, assurance, hope, holiness, purity, energy, fear of the Lord and knowledge of what to avoid.
Some serious warnings:
The Catholic church invented the most absurd doctrine ever, called “deicide.” That means the murder of God. They believe that the Jews murdered the Messiah. Firstly, how can you murder God? – You fool. Secondly, if Messiah is dead, He is not resurrected – fool! Thirdly, it was you, reading these very words, who put our Messiah on the cross.
Don’t you dare ever tell a Jew, “They killed God!”
“Deep calls unto deep,” says the Bible. The Bible speaks of the “deep things of God” (1 Corinthians 2:10) The Bible speaks of the “deep thing of Satan.” (Revelation 2:24) Both of these “deeps” are found in the church! The former in the true church, the latter is the Catholic and orthodox churches, which are cast into tribulation according to that verse in Revelation.
By the way, there is widespread belief that the church of Thyatira, referred to, is the Catholic and orthodox churches.
In the dark ages, the Catholic church deliberately banned the Bible from the masses, keeping them in spiritual darkness and subservience. The people were ignorant of the scriptures and therefore slaves, easy to control.
Today the situation is much the same. There is a deliberate move among many church denominations and their leadership to strip away eschatology from their people.
A nation under God is built on three pillars of biblical truth. These three are church, family and state. All three are under attack in numerous ways.
A nation under God is not a nation under Satan. Satan can’t control nations under God, so he must try and change all the constituents that create a nation under God.
The result is obvious. A nation under Satan and not God is where tyranny and anarchy are the order of the day.
If you think you can endure these days and the coming days without a solid walk with our Lord, think again! You will not. You will fall away. You will be sent “strong delusion” in the face of incredibly strong worldwide deceptions.
Today the mass media is under the control of the spirit of antichrist. This spirit comes against the truth and replaces it with the false truth. The media’s false “Messiah” is so-called world peace, globalism, liberalism and humanism. It will soon be revealed in one human being, the antichrist.
Truth obscured ends up as truth forgotten, ignored and avoided. It then comes back at you with a bite worse than a lion!
Time is almost up! You have little time left to get your act together!
In these critical days, how you view Israel will determine if you go with the bride of Messiah or the false Messiah! You may not agree with that, but when you put together all the related portions of scripture, that is the truth. Don’t put it to the test!
Today we are on the verge of the church flying away in rapture, “dry bones” of Israel coming to life, and much of the compromised church becoming dead, dry bones.
The world gets darker while the righteous shine more brightly.
When we have tasted of the age to come, and Zion in the sky, we lose our taste for the world and its affairs.
I took the background in perhaps the greatest game reserve in the world – Etosha, with a lion lying under the tree and superimposed the main lion picture over it.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!
Edition 450: January 1st 2019
We get ready, the world get’s “ready”
The Bible verse for the year 2019 is:
Proverbs 28:4 “If you forsake the word of God you will praise the wicked.”
That verse above, can be applied to so many situations. I am applying it to 2019
Isaiah 30:8 “Now go and write it before them on a tablet, and note it on a scroll that it may be for time to come – forever and ever.” (This verse was foundational for this ministry – still is.)
We get ready because we see our Lord’s coming getting closer every day. We also see the world’s god, Satan getting closer. The world gets ready for the antichrist in total blindness. They don’t even acknowledge his existence, nor see our Lord’s soon coming.
The unsaved don’t know that they are getting ready! They don’t know that spiritual forces of wickedness are leading them, and driving them down, down, down. They “praise the wicked.”
Their “readiness” leaves them unready, empty, exposed and open for the coming slaughter!
The year ahead for the world:
The defining moment of 2018 is the announcement of the US withdrawal from Syria.
It has profound 2019 implications. It will result in a most important war prophetically. It will end in the destruction of Damascus, (Isaiah17) which will lead to the Ezekiel 38&39 war dubbed WW111, which will be just before or just into the tribulation period.
As regular readers know, I place the rapture of the true church here, before the tribulation.
Both of these wars, and others prophesied for this time period, will involve Israel and see the start of her large scale spiritual eye-opening and veil-lifting.
2 Chronicles 20:29 “The fear of God was on all those kingdoms of those countries when they heard that Lord had fought against the enemies of Israel.”
This will not be a year of love and peace for the world. It will be a year of hate and war – intensified. Hatred by the unsaved for the saved, and for Israel, will escalate dramatically.
This will be the year of war! It will be war amongst nations, war against Israel, war against the true church and its truth, and war for your soul.
This will be the year of an increase in witchcraft and occult activity of various sorts. These satanic activities have the goal of controlling people. Much of it will filter into the compromised church.
“Rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft.” (1 Samuel 15:22-23) Where there is rebellion to God witchcraft follows. This is the lot for the end-time world.
Witchcraft is a cursed work in the church too. (Galatians 3:1-10) “Who has bewitched you?” It substitutes grace for rules. The result of all manifestations of legalistic witchcraft in the church is a curse, not just an error. You don’t get free without specific spiritual deliverance.
Man thinks that man’s problems are due to his environment, both on a personal and a macro level. But the truth is; all man’s problems are due to sin in the heart and this is increasing dramatically in these days.
This will be the year the mass-media manifests the beast in its heart shamelessly and blatantly. The world is programming its own, through the media, with its own “truth” emanating from the “father of lies.”
For world peace, the world’s way, the cross which is exclusive, must be removed and the law of God must be cast down so that the law of the world and its god can come in.
The law of the world is: “Do what you will” and “Me now.”
This is going to be a year of upheavals in the natural world like never before.
The only solution is the cross.
The year ahead for believers:
John 12:13 “They took branches from the palm trees and went out to meet Him crying, ‘Hosanna, blessed is the king of Israel that comes in the name of the Lord.”
●Hosanna (Strong’s G 5614): The word comes from the Hebrew root word - Strong’s H 3467, “Yasha.” Meanings: Salvation, set us free, victory, preserved, avenged!
The palm tree and branches are biblical symbols of victory, triumph and eternal life. Do you see how the symbol of the palm ties up with the word meanings above?
Hosanna is forever tied to our Lord’s entrance to Jerusalem.
2019 will mark the entrance of our Lord into Jerusalem, not physically yet, but by His Spirit in relation to His saving work with Israel. Hosanna to the Lord!
This will be the year for many Christians to experience “Hosanna” in its fullness.
As we get near to Rosh Hashanah (Feast of Trumpets) we will see and know if all theses word meanings above are about play out in rapture. I think so!
Revelation 7:9 “After these things I looked and behold, a great multitude, which no one could number, of the nations, tribes, peoples and tongues, standing before the throne of the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands.”
Palm branches are etched into the Millennium temple (not the third temple) Ezekiel 40 – 44.
Many believers will move forward in leaps and bounds with our Lord this year, the wave of salvation sweeping the eastern half of the world, and the Middle East will increase.
Job 36:7 “He does not withdraw His eyes from the righteous; but they are on the throne with kings, for He has seated them there forever, and they are exalted.”
Many sleeping Christians will awake with a huge jolt, but others will go to satanic sleep!
Many will backslide and fall away due to the intense pressures of this year. (Applied pressure strengthens some, and causes some to give up.)
Backsliding always begins in the heart.
Job 8:12-13 “While the plant is yet green and not cut down, it withers before any other plant. So are the paths of all who forget God. The hope of the hypocrite shall perish.”
The judgement of rewards for believers will show how much you have been conformed to Him.
This will be the year of a clash of truths -The real truth and the watered down compromised truth, which is a real lie. The true wisdom of God has stood forever and will continue to stand. All those who mess with it will fall.
1 Corinthians 2:7-8 “We speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, hidden wisdom, which God ordained before the ages for our glory, which none of the rulers of this age knew, for had they known, they would not have crucified the Lord of glory.”
We have been hidden in Messiah. (Colossians 3:3) When He appears we will be like Him. (1 John 3:2) We will appear fully saved, body, mind and spirit and full of glory.
Be careful of the company you keep! It does have effects on you. Be careful of the customs and traditions you participate in – they do have effects on you. Even the city you live in may have effects on your spiritual progress.
It is vital as a believer, especially a young believer, to have a spiritual father, be it a church a ministry or a person.
The greatest problem in the Christian world today – by far, is ignorance of the word of God, inspired and led by the Spirit. This creates an ill-prepared and equipped army in the face of the biggest troubles ever to hit the world.
The root cause is no fear of the Lord.
Don’t water down the fear of the Lord or change its meaning as many do. You will never even see the benefits if you do. When you put all the verses together relating to the fear of the Lord, it will produce in you: The terror of the Lord, trembling, repentance, and brokenness.
Multitudes of incredible, deeply rooted benefits stem from the fear of the Lord.
You don’t go to heaven in the rapture because you believed everything correctly about the rapture! You go to heaven because your heart is right. Your heart can be right with God from day one of salvation, while other things get in line and follow along.
One of the beautiful aspects, of the glory of eschatology is not just the coming of the Lord, but it is also the destruction of the final enemy which is death itself and Satan’s fruits of sin, temptation, disease, war, hatred, murder, lies, and all things not of God.
Isn’t it wonderful when you meet someone and discover that they’re a brother or sister in the Lord? It’s as though you’ve known them all your life. Then you discover that they know nothing about eschatology and have no interest because their church has formed them that way! It spoils your day.
It’s becoming quite rare to find people with a fully open heart to God and all of His word.
Treasure people that strike you in the heart! It is God’s doing.
The year ahead – Admonitions and warnings:
As the birth of our Lord approached, the message from the prophets was “Repent for the kingdom is at hand.” (Matthew 3:2) That is the case now. There is no neutrality. Repent or perish. (Luke 13:5)
Repentance, much like the fear of the Lord, produces many wonderful things including stability.
This year will see a flood of false prophets, false teachings and heresy, all trying to attack God in you.
Beware of those with private and new interpretations of scripture, especially when they contradict other doctrines or verses. Beware of those who blindly follow other blind guides. “Fools feed on foolishness.” (Proverbs 15:14)
Beware of new doctrines. New doctrines are always false!
Beware of those in pride seeking admiration. They and their wolflings are in grave danger.
Beware of all teaching and doctrine that interferes with Gods’ call and plan for Israel, Jerusalem and the Jews. In many cases it’s subliminal.
Beware of all ministries that are silent on God’s plans for Israel. Run, run as fast as you can to get away from all ministries of replacement theology! If you get on the wrong side of God on this issue at this time, it will have eternal consequences for you!
Don’t join or follow a cut-off, severed branch – there are many, especially on YouTube!
Beware of ministries not centred in the New Covenant epistles. Beware of ministries of pride, in legalism and trying to bring you under the law. They are cursed, and will get worse.
Beware of ministries that won’t touch eschatology.
Beware of complacency with God. We are at the very tail end of the grace of God in terms of a dispensation. We are close to the transition time to wrath. God can, does, and will cause an entire rebellious nation to fall into greater error! Have a look at the verse below!
Isaiah 30:28 “His breath is like an overflowing stream, which reaches to the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of futility; and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.
The “bridle” above, is their own pride and rebellion to God.
God’s response to the world’s rebellion is most politically incorrect. He laughs at the nations raging at Him. (Psalm 2:1-5) He does not open a dialogue of discussion, After a good laugh at them, He destroys them in His wrath!
Beware of love and good: The modern humanism-based church has set up good as God and love as a means to salvation.
People talk a lot about love. They say – all you need is love. Then everything will be okay.
People say that love is of God and God is love, so that’s all we need. They are right, but so wrong! Love is a person. In fact more than that, love is a crucified and resurrected person. If God is love, without the cross that love is hatred and ends in hell.
What is love? The Bible says: “Greater love has no man than he lay down his life for another.” So love is the cross of Calvary – the only, exclusive instrument of salvation.
Goodness and love are fruits. Fruits do not save you because they didn’t die for you.
The new church in line with new world thinking, does not recognise absolute truth. It has no fear of the Lord. It has no division between the holy and the unholy. It has no repentance, no obedience. It believes more in Santa Clause than the cross of Calvary! It is inoffensive to all but God.
There is an amazing principle of deterioration revealed in Ezekiel 22:25-29. It shows corruption setting in from the prophets to priests to princes to the people! How amazing, and how true!
It’s good to always bear in mind that as goes the spiritual, so goes the natural!
Israel is awakening:
Proverbs 25:11 “A word fitly (timely) spoken and in due season is like apples of gold.”
Israel, here is your apple of gold:
Israel, it is your time. Your enemies surround you, but your God is with you and for you and on your side. You, together with your God, will have the last laugh! (Psalm 2:4)
Psalm 17:8-9 “Keep me as the apple of Your eye; hide me under the shadow of Your wings, from the wicked who oppress me, from my deadly enemies who surround me.”
Zechariah 2:8 “He sent Me after glory, to the nations which plunder you; for he who touches you (Israel) touches the apple of His eye.”
The “church” never defended the Jews when they were persecuted, particularly in the Holocaust. In fact, the Catholic church murdered millions of Jews in the inquisitions.
The silent churches have shown their colours – the flag of surrender and capitulation to the world and its god. (Luke 11:23)
Now, you spineless churches - don’t stand in Israel’s way when they, with God’s backing, defend themselves! In fact many churches today are stumbling blocks to Israel.
I see many believe that the USA will not stand with Israel when she is in conflict. I do not believe that. Yes President Trump has ordered the Syria pullout. But when things really heat up the US will be there. Either way, Israel will prevail.
Ezekiel 37:10 “So I prophesied as He commanded me, and breath came into them (dry bones), and they lived and stood upon their feet, an exceedingly great army.”
Note in this amazing verse above, of the valley of dry bones (Israel in rebellion) coming to life, we see more than that. They arise as a great army. The timing is not coincidental.
In 1948 one day after Israel’s miracle birth in a day, (Isaiah 66:8) five Arab armies attacked her in what became known as the War of Independence. Israel, surprisingly won with a rag-tag volunteer army. This was an exact parallel of the Egyptian armies pursuing the children of Israel immediately after they were let go by Pharaoh.
This will be the case again as Israel comes to salvation, beginning in one day. The world will immediately attack, beginning the seven-year tribulation in which the whole world will lose.
Remember that God directed David’s stone to the head of Goliath, killing him. The same will be true as God defends Israel in coming conflicts.
The two verses below show the tragedy of Israel’ rebellion causing them to become a “reproach” and then the spectacular turn around as she is regathered and comes back to life:
Daniel 9:16-17 “O Lord, according to Your righteousness, I pray, let Your anger and Your fury be turned away from Your city, Jerusalem, Your holy mountain; because of our sins and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and Your people have become a reproach to all who are around us...Cause Your face to shine on Your sanctuary, which is desolate.”
Zephaniah 3:20 “At that I will bring you back and gather you. For I will give you (Israel) fame and praise among all the peoples of the earth...”
Let’s have a look at another incredible portion of end-time scripture relating to how God will bring Israel back, save her and use her as an instrument of destruction and war on many nations:
Micah 4:11-13 “Many nations have gathered against you (Israel), who say ‘Let her be defiled, and let our eye look upon Zion.’ But they do not know the thoughts of the Lord, nor understand His counsel. He will gather them like sheaves to the threshing floor. Arise and thresh, O daughter of Zion; for I will make your horn iron, and I will make your hooves of bronze; you shall beat in pieces many peoples. I will consecrate their gain to the Lord, and their substance to the Lord of the whole earth.”
“Iron” in the verse above is a type of crushing strength in the Bible and “Brass” a type of judgement.
Jeremiah 31:4 “Again, I will build you, and you shall be rebuilt, O virgin of Israel! You shall again be adorned with your tambourines, and shall go forth in the dances of those who rejoice (Lit= dance of the merrymakers.)
Isaiah 35:10 “The ransomed of the Lord will return and come to Zion with singing, with everlasting joy on their heads. They shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing will flee away.”
Please don’t ever forget this simple, yet most profound collection of just a few words. These few words are more important than all the books on world history ever written! These few words will have massive, eternal consequences for those that believe them and those that reject them:
Israel:●Elected ●Rebelled ●Rejected ●Regathered ●Repented ●Accepted ●Used of God.
►Pray, praise and proclaim the word of God .Prayer must be warlike but with tears! Be vigilant, watchful, defensive and offensive to the enemy in your prayer.
Be eagerly expectant of the Lords coming. That rules out the majority!
Daniel 11:32 “...The people who know their God shall be strong, and carry out great exploits.”
Eschatology is absolutely vital for your spiritual health. It is becoming more and more significant and important now, even as it is attacked and cast down.
To ignore prophecy is to ignore God. There is a great danger in ignorance of prophecy. “If you won’t hear Yeshua the prophet – you will be utterly destroyed! “(Acts 3:23)
Our rewards are compared to a number of things in the Bible. One of them is a wedding garment! Some will have a pure white wedding garment full of big holes!
Hosanna, hosanna – many blessing to you!
Strength for the year! This is a mix of an elephant and baobab tree picture of mine.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!