Edition 576

June 1st 2021:

Great Revelation:

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Introduction:

Let’s define our terms: The word “revelation” means “unveiling.” In the Bible we have two methods of unveiling. One is seen in the word “gnosis” which simply means knowledge. You can get “gnosis” by reading a washing machine instruction manual.

The word “epi-gnosis” is another story. It means knowledge above knowledge. It means revelation knowledge. It means a special knowledge that comes from an “above” source. It can be described as that ‘aha’ moment! It is when knowledge becomes understanding and spiritual wisdom.

This wonderful epi-gnosis can be described as the gift of spiritual knowledge and revelation, which comes from above – from the living God. It is a spiritual gift, meaning it is exclusive. So there are conditions to be met to operate in the gifts of the Spirit.

There are different degrees or depths of spiritual revelation. All true believers can have basic revelation. But the deeper things of God are conditional.

The “still small voice” of God in your heart, which often acts as an umpire can also be described as revelation. The gift of revelation is often accompanied with discernment of spirits.

These are called the revelatory gifts.

Today the true Christian is in desperate need of great revelation!

The counterfeit of revelation is personal opinion emanating from self and the world.

The kingdom of the world has its own revelation, which is impure and fallen and anti-God.

There is a most powerful, unholy, invisible bond between self the world and the demonic. They are all united under Satan.

No church that rejects the gifts of the Spirit, which includes the gift of revelation, will survive as a godly institution in the days now leading up to the rapture. They will be swept away and even are today. But the exact opposite is the case for the Spirit-filled and in-tune churches.

Proverbs 29:18 “Where there is no revelation the people cast off restraint.”

The missing elements in many Bible teachers are a result of no revelation. It is seen where there is no teaching and preaching of the cross and its personal application. Where there is no evidence of the gifts of the Spirit and revelation, there are only copy-cat teachers all rehashing the same well-worn stuff.

Those who are not spirit led, and equipped are not qualified to teach the word.

To be specifically taught by the Holy Spirit, you need to be born-again, open to the revelation gifts of the Spirit and be full of the fear of the Lord. If not, what you will have is ordinary Spirit-less, dead-letter, and powerless head knowledge.

You might think you have plenty of power, but its all part of your big fraud.

Revelation comes to the disciplined and the diligent. Yes it’s a gift, but God gives the gift to those whom He knows He can trust with it, and who will use it properly.

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Jeremiah 33:3 (Amp) “Call to Me and I will answer you and tell you and show you great and mighty things, which have been confined and hidden, which you do not know and understand nor distinguish.”

What a powerful verse this is above!

Many people are incapable of receiving any revelation from the Lord, because their tradition has blinded them. They elevate their traditions above the word of God.

Mark 7:13 “You make the word of God of no effect through the tradition which you have handed down.”

Many times you don’t need special revelation, just the ability to read! Reading the Bible often necessitates taking off your church-doctrine blinkers.

Revelation that is of God has a life of sorts of its own and it comes to pass. It always operates in conjunction with the Spirit of truth.

Revelation mixed with pride is dangerous. “Knowledge puffs up” says the Bible.

People love to say that “God told me” because it gives them an air of self-importance. It props up their ego. People love to say “God gave me a dream and told me to tell you.” Again, this appeals to their self-importance when, they are in fact nothing but cheap liars.

Second hand revelation is that which originated with someone else and you are now jumping on that bandwagon too. There is nothing wrong with that. We are all to share the good things of God amongst us. But do not claim to be the source of the revelation if you are not.

A powerful measure of a godly teacher is: Does he come up with significant godly revelations, that are his own, and not always hand-me-downs. As said, some hand-me-down revelation is fine to go with and often some of it so good and powerful you cannot but jump on the band wagon too. But I’m talking about your teacher being the source of much revelation as well.

A leader’s Bible study is not listening to what everyone else has to say. It is pure Bible study and then, secondly, assessing what others have to say.

Personally, I have an insatiable desire to study God’s word more and more. I shut myself off for days on end. There are quite a few teachers I listen to here and there as well and find great solace in agreement with them.

I very rarely listen to or watch the YouTubes of many of the “watchmen” anymore. They rarely have anything good anymore, and some just make me mad and spoil my day with their garbage.

There is a very big difference between God-given revelation and good ideas, which fits into the category of self-origination.

When truly saved the Spirit of God re-creates your spirit and places Himself in your heart. Right in your midst, you now have the Revelelator, the Holy Umpire, the biased Referee, the one-sided Judge, the Author of the Bible and your source of endless hope and glory.

The more you advance in Spirit-led revelation, the more out of step you will be with the world, and the less deceived you will be!

So many times you just wish you could get an unbeliever to see, and they just can’t. You need revelation to see and understand the basic things of God, and then a greater proportion to understand the deep things of God.

How do you get revelation?

The answer is – die! When you are dead you will see. Everything will be made new. When you die to self and the world you begin to see with new eyes. That great ‘AHA’ moment hits you over and over again.

Dying to self is the most important aspect of your Christian life, because it gives over the reins to our Lord. It is an act of surrender to Him. It is the act that begins the great replacement of self with God.

The funny thing is that the antichrist spirit is the great replacer too. He replaces self with his evil ways.

You need to diligently seek for revelation. You need to ask for it. Ask and ask again, until it comes floating along.

The famous mind-renewal verse in Romans is slightly miss-interpreted.

Romans 12:2 “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind...”

The word ‘transformed’ would be better translated as “exchanged”. That has a more thorough and permanent idea to it. When we die to self we exchange our mind with His.

As you increase in spiritual revelation, sight and light, so the things of the world grow dim.

The failure of the church with no revelation:

Firstly, a classic example of an institution with no revelation (obviously) is the mass media. They are led and inspired by ever changing and worsening virtues, values and morality. Their ‘truth’ is revealed by their boss – Satan.

Throughout the church age, the true church and counterfeit church have travelled the same highway! The Catholic church together with other orthodox churches that came along later, is the counterfeit, false church. Many Spirit-less denominational churches are also in that camp.

The failure of churches to “take the gospel to the Jew first,” as commanded in Romans 1:16 is a result of no revelation of why the gospel must go to the Jew first, which is because of their calling to take the gospel to the Gentiles.

Without godly revelation, satanic revelation will result. So instead of taking the gospel to the Jew first they not only disobeyed that, but refused to take the gospel to the Jew at all, and then simply murdered them in the millions. (Inquisitions)

Today we are seeing the ‘rockets’ of anti-Semitism and church originated replacement theology striking the Jews from New York to London, to Paris, Germany,  Europe and all over the world.

The church refused to take the gospel to the Jew, now those churches and their world are witness the result of their failure, which is Satan taking his hatred to the Jews worldwide.

The war has suddenly shifted from Gaza to the sidewalks of established, so-called civilisation. Isn’t it interesting that as God has been removed from much western society, so much of those societies have become a stench in the nostrils of God in so many ways!

Many prominent Jews of Europe are saying that the anti-Semitic war against Jews in Europe has already been lost.

Any nation that is or becomes anti-Semitic, is walking the plank! You don’t throw the Jews under the bus. God throws you under the winepress of His wrath.

Anti-Semitism is a spiritual force. Discernment and revelation are needed to identify it.

But to the shock and horror of the stupid leaders of the world, God Himself will take the gospel to the Jews and they will be saved, thus slapping the world in the face. It won’t be so cool when God slaps the world in the face! They will not get up off the floor again!

Today the very opposite of revelation is occurring. It is the darkening of the scriptures and the changing, and editing of the hard sayings and all that they in their blinded ignorance deem objectionable.

The world won’t reject the Bible altogether, because that would not be politically correct. They will just make it impotent, inoffensive and spineless with no Jews except those who tow the world’s line.

The victory of the true church has stood the test of time, so has the unadulterated Bible. The victory of the Jews is in the final leg of the race. The grand failure of the world and its church is imminent!

Watchmen and revelation:

It goes without saying that end-time watchmen and ministries need to operate in the revelatory gifts of the Spirit. They need to watch from a vantage point in the Spirit and need that special revelation and understanding of things to come.

Failed watchmen produce disappointment and decrease faith and trust in the prophetic word. If people think that is this is all a fraud, because the word of these watchmen never comes to pass, then they cast it all out.

Proverbs 13:12 “Hope deferred makes the heart sick.”

Failed watchmen do not win people to the Lord. They win people to themselves in the power of the spirit of error and of the flesh. They chase more people away from the Lord and Bible prophecy than anything else.

The failure and victory of the church in the tribulation:

No, not everyone who thinks they are Christians are so. Read the seven letters to the churches in the Revelation and you will see a great many cast out into the tribulation.

Many will be saved in the tribulation period, both Jews and Gentiles.

Many will go with the antichrist – to their doom, but here is something shocking for the churchy types to mull over:

The true church who are the God-commissioned evangelists will be gone in the rapture.

People saved in the tribulation will be saved by either the 144,000 male (only) Jews or other Jews that have been saved or by God and His angels. They will not become followers of the fat, red satanic slob – father Xmas. They will not be pig eaters at the Easter table of paganism. They will not practice any of the traditions of the Catholic church including the blasphemous eucharist which crucifies Christ over and over again.

They will have nothing to do with Baal worship and all its Babylonian, Roman, Catholic traditions and character. They will no longer be a church fashioned by Rome, but of Jerusalem and Hebraic traditions!

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)

Hosea 2:16-17-19 “It shall be in that day says the Lord, that you will call Me ‘My husband’, and no longer call Me, ‘My master,’ for I will take from her mouth the names of the Baals and they shall be remembered by their names no more...I will betroth you to Me forever in righteousness, justice, mercy and lovingkindness.”

The left behind, who become converted and saved in the tribulation period will not become Christians manufactured by Rome.

In fact ‘Christians’ manufactured by Rome in the tribulation will be plentiful – all part of the beast’s false prophet system!

Run your race well:

Godly revelation must include comprehension and application as well.

People need basic revelation of God to be saved. God supplies it to those He knows are seeking it. Then that’s just the start. When you run a marathon and you have to stone-skip over a fast flowing river and you fall in, someone comes along and throws you a rope and you pull yourself out thanking them.

But don’t just sit there playing stupid computer games. Run the entirety of your race; then you will receive the prize. Not before. God lights you path as you go forward in Him, His way.

Ephesians 4:17-18 “Do not walk as the Gentiles do in the futility of their thinking, having their understanding (revelation) darkened, being alienated from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart.”

The great tragedy is that many, many people stop at the starting line just as they are saved, while there is a huge treasure chest of jewels and glorious eternal rewards out in front of them.

What a tragedy to get to the “bema” seat (reward seat) and see what would have been for you, go up in smoke! (1 Corinthians 3:13-15)

O yes salvation will be more than we can even imagine now, but don’t be one who suffers regret for being a dumb turkey half you life.

Finally

Those who believe and teach the pre-tribulation rapture have one major thing in common – that has come to them by revelation of the Spirit of God through the word of God.

Today you have to make a very clear, deep and severe break from the world and the worldly church. There must be an impassable gulf between you.

Be sure of this: God will reveal to you your path and will reveal to you “things to come” as they become appropriate. (John 16:13)


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I took this picture in the dead tree pan (Sosousvlei) in the Namib Desert. These are ancient camel thorn trees. There are five of these dead tree pans quite close to each other.

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Shalom and grow in His Grace!