Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Haggai 2 Enigma: Christmas & Chanukah 12.24.2016

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I ask friends to send me ideas, and then I add the pieces together. Here’s a new enigma:

If I mentioned Eschatos (Greek) to you, you'd realize I'm talking about the end times. In Hebrew, Acharei/Achareith are similar words. But, what if I said "Ba'Yom Hahu," would you catch the inference?

Ba’Yom Hahu means "In That Very Day," and it can mean a future day and/or and end times day, or both. BaYom Hahu appears 22 times (Hebrew Alphabet Circumlocution) in Zechariah, with a greater emphasis on the last (Achareith) chapters. Most Orthodox Jews recite or sing "BaYom Hahu" from Zechariah 14:9 every week regarding the Mashiach’s arrival.

Then Adonai will be king over the whole world. On that day Adonai will be the only one, and his name will be the only name [Ba’Yom Hahu, Ba’Yom Hahu, Yeeyay Adonai Echad, Ushemo, Ushemo, Ushemo Echad]. Zechariah 14:9 (CJB)
Recently, my friends noticed an important Ba’Yom Hahu at the end (Achareith) of Haggai 2. It seems related to Chanukah, but could it happen this year? 

On the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month [Chanukah-1] in the second year of Daryavesh, this word of Adonai came through Hagai the prophet: “Here is what Adonai-Tzva’ot says: ‘Ask the cohanim what the Torah says about this: if someone carries meat that has been set aside as holy in a fold of his cloak; and then he lets his cloak touch bread, stew, wine, olive oil or any other food; does that food become holy too?’” The cohanim answered, “No.” Then Hagai asked, “If someone who is unclean from having had contact with a corpse touches any of these [food items], will they become unclean?” The cohanim answered, “They become unclean.” Hagai then said, “‘That is the condition of this people, that is the condition of this nation before me,’ says Adonai, ‘and that is the condition of everything their hands produce; so that anything they offer there is unclean. Now, please, from this day on, keep this in mind: before you began laying stones on each other to rebuild the temple of Adonai, throughout that whole time, when someone approached a twenty-measure pile [of grain], he found only ten; and when he came to the winepress to draw out fifty measures, there were only twenty. I struck you with blasting winds, mildew and hail on everything your hands produced; but you still wouldn’t return to me,’ says Adonai. ‘So please keep this in mind, from this day on, from the twenty-fourth day of the ninth month [Chanukah-2], from the day the foundation of Adonai’s temple was laid, consider this: there’s no longer any seed in the barn, is there? and the vine, fig tree, pomegranate tree and olive tree have produced nothing yet, right? However, from this day on, I will bless you.’”
The word of Adonai came a second time to Hagai on the twenty-fourth day of the month [Chanukah-3], as follows: “Tell Z’rubavel, governor of Y’hudah, ‘I will shake the heavens and the earth, I will overturn the thrones of kingdoms, I will destroy the strength of the kingdoms of the nations, and I will overturn the chariots and the people riding in them; the horses and their riders will fall, each by the sword of his brother. When that day [BaYom Hahu] comes,’ says Adonai-Tzva’ot, ‘I will take you, Z’rubavel, my servant, the son of Sh’alti’el,’ says Adonai, ‘and wear you like a signet ring; for I have chosen you,’ says Adonai-Tzva’ot.” Haggai 2:10-23 (CJB)

Oddly enough, Ba’Yom Hahu appears in Haggai 2:10-23 related to a Kislev 24 prophecy three times. Coincidentally, Kislev 24 (Hanukkah) and Christmas Eve share December 24 this year. WE need a rededication, a Chanukah today. Haggai's prophecy may be a partially fulfilled prophecy related to the Maccabean Revolt and some future event(s), which could be today.
(Endtimesforecaster) "Notice that this date [in Haggai 2] is repeated three times. The first God establishes the fact that even though Israel was chastised they refused to repent. The second mentions that God’s blessing will return to Israel, and the third that judgment will fall upon the nations."

Sunday, December 9, 1917. General Allenby, leading the British forces (remember Lawrence of Arabia), liberated Jerusalem for the first time in centuries from Turkish/Muslim rule… The date on the Jewish calendar–you guessed it: Kislev 24.
Therefore Kislev 24 needs to be watched, and if nothing occurs this year, which is a possibility, that would be all the more reason to watch Kislev 24 in 2016, which just so happens to fall on Christmas Eve. (William Frederick, M. Div.)

The Haggai 2 trend works today. The world has been chastised, but won't repent. God's blessing will return to Israel regardless because God promised to bless them in the end times (Achareith/Ba’Yom Hahu). We're waiting for judgment against the nations, and December 23, 2016 will see the nations gather against Israel in Paris to construct a Two-State Solution.
Hanukkah holds hidden secrets to end-time prophecy

He [R. Jonathan Cahn] believes Hanukkah presents a preview of the end times events, the spirit that will envelope the world, and the strategies for Christian endurance more than any other biblical holiday.
“It foreshadows the Antichrist, the abomination that causes desolation, the calling of good evil, the removing of God from the public square, the banning of God’s word, sexual immorality, and the persecution of God’s people,” he told WND. “It also reveals the strategy that end-time believers need to know that might overcome all these things.” (WND)

I still maintain October 12, 2016 started the Judgment Phase of the Jubilee Year, where something big could occur this year. Haggai 2 specifically states the people are busy building fancy homes, but God has no Temple. That sounds like our present-day world, doesn’t it?
At some point in time the final seven-year tribulation will begin in the fall. We know that Yahushua’s first coming fulfilled half of the Mashiach Prophesies related to spring festivals. Shavuot fulfilled Shavuot or Pentecost Prophesies. Only the fall festivals remain unfulfilled.  

Based on fall timing for the end of days, the latest day to kick-off the seven-year end times is Chanukah of any year, while the optimal time is Rosh Hashanah (mid-September) to Cheshvan 17 (around November 2), each year, the day Noah’s Flood began. When you add 1,260 days plus 1,260 days you generally arrive at Rosh Hashanah seven years later.
We know the end times end in the fall of any year seven years after tribulation begins. However, we have no idea of when tribulations might begin. I support the theory that any Worldwide Peace Agreement wouldn’t be published until months later, so the masses would be left guessing. (If I’m guessing, can you imagine what the neophytes will think when cataclysmic events unfold?)

In the meantime, we’re expecting war. When? I don’t know. What parties? Eventually, everyone against Israel.

Why is the Balfour issue in particular causing such a stir? The short answer can be summed up as rebellion against God and his plans, both for the salvation of all through his Son and for restoration of his chosen people – to the land promised them for millennia, and to Yeshua, the Jewish Messiah known to Westerners as Jesus.

The timing of the declaration by Foreign Secretary Lord Arthur James Balfour in November 1917 could not have been more precise, coming just [months after Passover 1917, when America declared war, and] weeks before the capture of Jerusalem by British and Allied forces led by General Edmund Allenby, ending [exactly!] 400 years of rule under the Turkish Ottoman Empire [prophesied by R. Judah ben Samuel] and handing to Britain on a plate the means by which they could honour their pledge. (Charles Gardner)

“These relations are based on specific and narrow understandings in order to prevent clashes,” Professor Inbar explained. “With Russian warplanes operating so close to the Israeli border this is necessary, and it is in Israel’s interest not to have any disputes with Russia. But there is no signed treaty or formal agreement.

The original version of the prophecy written by Rabbi Ostropoli notes that Israel will undergo many processes. At first, Israel will be under Turkish rule, after which it will be under British rule, and, in the end, Israel will be under the rule of Russia.
The Ottoman Empire ruled in Israel at the time Rabbi Ostropoli wrote his book, but the British Mandate in Palestine was still almost 300 years in the future when he predicted they would rule over Israel. Russia has never ruled Israel, but the Russian Army has never stood as close to Jerusalem as it does today. (Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz)

War? I’m telling you to watch Turkey, and maybe Saudi Arabia, for they are the wild cards.
Am I making any predictions? No. But, I'm curious...

Then came Hanukkah in Yerushalayim [BaYom Hahu]. It was winter,and Yeshua was walking around inside the Temple area, in Shlomo’s Colonnade. So the Judeans surrounded him and said to him, “How much longer are you going to keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us publicly!” Yeshua answered them, “I have already told you, and you don’t trust me. The works I do in my Father’s name testify on my behalf, but the reason you don’t trust is that you are not included among my sheep. My sheep listen to my voice, I recognize them, they follow me, and I give them eternal life. They will absolutely never be destroyed, and no one will snatch them from my hands. My Father, who gave them to me, is greater than all; and no one can snatch them from the Father’s hands. I and the Father are one [Yeeyay Adonai Echad, Ushemo, Ushemo, Ushemo Echad].” John 10:22-30 (CJB)
Shalom,

Joel

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

2016-2017 Jubilee Year: Trump Or No Trump: Revelation Generation?

After eight years of agonizing over Obama’s messiah-like comparisons, we’re stuck with Trump, our new savior; except no man, especially Donald Trump, can save us from our individual and collective sins: We need the Messiah.

What Trump’s victory proves to me is we’re the Laodicean Assembly of the end times: We lust to be rich like Trump. We’re not rich, rather we’re wretched, pitiable, poor, blind and naked! And, so is Donald Trump. This election victory will divert attention away from repentance, and on to lukewarm personal ambitions. 
“I know what you are doing: you are neither cold nor hot. How I wish you were either one or the other! So, because you are lukewarm, neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of my mouth! For you keep saying, ‘I am rich, I have gotten rich, I don’t need a thing!’ You don’t know that you are the one who is wretched, pitiable, poor, blind and naked! My advice to you is to buy from me gold refined by fire, so that you may be rich; and white clothing, so that you may be dressed and not have to be ashamed of your nakedness; and eye salve to rub on your eyes, so that you may see. As for me, I rebuke and discipline everyone I love; so exert yourselves, and turn from your sins! Revelation 3:15-19 (CJB)

So you, return to your God; hold fast to grace and justice; and always put your hope in your God. “A huckster keeps false scales, and he loves to cheat. Efrayim [the Gentiles] says, ‘I have gotten so rich! I have made me a fortune! And in all my profits no one will find anything wrong or sinful.’ “But I am Adonai your God, from the land of Egypt. Again I will make you live in tents, as in the days of the established festival. I have spoken to the prophets; it was I who gave vision after vision; through the prophets I gave examples to show what it would all be like. Hosea 12:7-11 (CJB)
I believe the Messianic clock is moving forward regardless of the exhilaration you’re experiencing. We’re in the midst of Revelation’s Seals, therefore events will occur to cause the Messiah to return on God’s schedule.

Peace and safety don't come to Laodicean Churches; rather, when the illusion of unbridled wealth comes, judgement is riding a Green Horse (4th Seal) close behind.
If you’re hoping Trump’s election will cause God to offer fifteen years of blessing, guess again. We’re not Israel, and Trump isn’t a son of David.  

In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Set your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover.’” Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, saying, “Now, O Lord, please remember how I have walked before you in faithfulness and with a whole heart, and have done what is good in your sight.” And Hezekiah wept bitterly. And before Isaiah had gone out of the middle court, the word of the Lord came to him: “Turn back, and say to Hezekiah the leader of my people, Thus says the Lord, the God of David your father: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Behold, I will heal you. On the third day you shall go up to the house of the Lord, and I will add fifteen years to your life. I will deliver you and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria, and I will defend this city for my own sake and for my servant David’s sake.” 2 Kings 20:1-6 (ESV)
Why would God repent when we won’t repent? Instead, the he Tsunami of the end times fires and disasters are surging worldwide, waiting for God's times and places. Few are repenting after the elections or disasters, because we're neither hot or cold. We feel God is preparing to bless us exponentially, but we’re wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked. Don't shop; instead buy refined full Armor of God, a Belt of Truth, a Breastplate of Righteousness, Gospel Shoes, a Faith Shield, a Salvation Helmet, and a Spirit Sword.

The Messiah could still return soon, if certain events occur. My “Ifs…”
If we’re the Revelation Generation, then we should begin to see signs and wonders, and we should hear of more dreams and visions from regular folks, and proven prophets.

If 2016-2017, known as the Hebrew year 5777 is the Jubilee Year, then expect miraculous things to occur on the Temple Mount this year. And, expect world-wide events to push us toward world war. When it begins, expect events to occur quickly.
If it’s the Jubilee Year and events will resemble Noah’s Flood in vague ways, watch for prominent godly people to die. Just like Methuselah’s name meant “His Death Shall Bring,” the death of Billy Graham or other very old God-fearers could be signs. 

If Obama is Gog from Ezekiel 38-39, then expect him to promote himself to a powerful world position.
If Pope Frank is the False Prophet, then expect him to gather the world’s faiths like fish into a net.

If some thirty-year-old fellow is “The Beast,” then expect him to begin killing selective sons of Abraham around Israel. He must attack God’s promise, to win his father’s prize. 
If we’re entering the Fourth Seal of Revelation, then world war should begin at some point in time.

If Trump was selected by God, then is it for our betterment, or destruction? Only time will tell, but I’m telling you, I see Laodicea dead ahead. 
I went on a shopping spree to find any prophets or watchmen that agree with me. I found more than two.

ON THE BRINK of JUDGMENT by Gary Wilkerson (Nov 21, 2016)
Judgment - I am not accustomed to writing messages on this subject, and you may be surprised by this one. I prepared it with great reservations; in fact, it took me far beyond my comfort zone, even though I am dedicated to preaching the whole counsel of God.

Right now I am compelled to speak because of something I see happening in our culture. I have grown convinced that America now stands on the brink of one of the most extreme judgments it has ever faced. And in this bleak hour God has something to say to His Church that may begin to turn the tide.
When I grew up, it wasn´t unusual to hear this kind of difficult message in the denomination my family was part of. Occasionally I heard my father preach on the subject of judgment. What I´m talking about is a prophetic message (although my dad was adamant about not being called a prophet). He said he was a "watchman."

LOVE to HEAR HIS VOICE
These days I better appreciate the messages my dad preached and the anguish they caused him. I know he spent hours wrestling with God over the difficult sermons he delivered. As a pastor, I appreciate A. W. Tozer´s lesson that God loves to speak to the man or woman who loves to listen. Yet I fear the church has lost that practice. God wants to speak to us about our family, our marriage, our life´s direction, but our ear is inclined less and less to His voice and more to the world´s.

The Bible calls this condition a famine of the Word of God (see Amos 8:11) - a lack of knowledge of God and His ways. In times of chaos He will use the famine to get our attention and He has my full attention right now! And if He is speaking hard messages about society to grace-oriented pastors such as I am, it tells me He is up to something. http://davidwilkersontoday.blogspot.com
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URGENT! Prophetic Dream – America’s Coming Destruction By Joanie Stahl & Brook Ardoin (November 2016)
Introduction

In the early morning hours on Saturday, November 19, 2016, the Lord gave me an urgent prophetic dream and warning concerning the upcoming, sudden judgement and destruction that is coming to the United States.
Dream

In my dream, I saw myself in a huge, magnificent, palatial mansion.  It was so enormous it felt that I could get lost in it.  It was full, very full of people, jam packed with people upstairs and downstairs. They were there partying, eating, talking and laughing. [Please read the rest at A Minute To Midnight]
The Vision Within the Dream

The vision within the dream deems no interpretation. It is exactly what it is. The destruction will hit every corner of the United States. No one will be left unscathed. Every man, woman, and child, will see and hear what will ravish our land. None will be left unaffected. We will see things as never before. We will hear the horrific screams from the untold number of humanity crying out of their mouths. The screams bellowing out from those perishing will seem to never end.
As in the vision, no one will be prepared for it, as it will come sudden and fast. There will be no escape. I will leave it at this since no interpretation necessary. I do know that great sorrow and morning will consume the land after this devastation occurs, because many of us will know people who will die. Yes, even our loved ones will perish in the wake of this mighty destruction.

Conclusion by Brook A.
I will keep this short by simply saying YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED! Repeatedly we have heard this same kind of warning through so many of His people. The Lord has spoken and has told Joanie, NO MORE! No more praying, or crying, or standing for a land that His judgement is now SET for destruction. I did not say that hope is lost for the people…for souls.

Knowing what is coming, your own spiritual condition as well as that of the lost should be our MAIN PRIORITY. The ongoing pointless debates on things such as rapture timing, nationality of the Antichrist, the shape of the earth, Trump, and other leaders, along with countless other empty issues becomes FUTILE after reading this.
Just as in the dream, what we need to fully understand is that we are only a huge group of people that are ALL about to experience an event that will shake our very SOULS. We need to come together and keep this warning ALIVE, because nothing else will matter once it is upon us.

It is time to put away our childish ways, grow up, and begin focusing on Him and His Word alone. The ONLY thing that will get us through the devastation ahead, along with the mental and emotional anguish of what our eyes will see and ears will hear is knowing who we are in Christ. That is IT!
I boldly and unapologetically say, that IF you so dare believe the warnings given within this dream are rubbish, then God help you! This may sound uncompassionate, but it is far past time that His people stop talking and start focusing on what REALLY MATTERS.

I am speaking as much to myself as to all of you, when I say that we had better wake up and get it together on a spiritual level. God is not playing. He has spoken and the verdict is out and announced. Let us take this and live as if will happen TODAY, because that just may be the case.
From Mena Lee Grebin 11.30.2016-Rosh Kodesh Kislev: I've been hearing the sound of shofars since 5am...

LORD, they're not paying attention...There is no peace…There is no safety...And we've been in the age of grace for two millennia There is no change No reprieve No repentance
They're watching Trump pick his cabinet While decorating their trees, And keeping score of football games While in the midst, our land is burning And hatred is spreading The church is divided The remnant...persecuted Protests fill our streets Cops are being killed Church leaders are dying Tornados rip up our cities As the murder of our unborn continues Israel is being divided Executive orders are in place And darkness is over the land. And yet, we're not paying attention...7 years! They say 4 more years! They sigh But have they forgotten your word? It is when they aren't looking, When they put their guards down When they define you on their time, And claim to know your thoughts When they say, "Peace and Safety” When they forget the age to come When their lamps run out of oil When they place their hope in man When they say, "The master has delayed!" When they begin to mistreat their fellow servants THEN YOU WILL COME! Then you will require their souls You will judge every idol word And replay every thought You will try their hearts And test their faith  Then you shall stand as ELOHIM [The Judge] For you will NOT be mocked Cursed is the man who puts his trust in man... "Stop spreading fear. Stop your doom and gloom" They say. But they don't even know fear America cannot comprehend fear...But soon, she will. I am afraid. Afraid of what I see...afraid for their souls. The day of reckoning is at hand REPENT! Mena Lee Grebin Faithful Walk Healing Ministries

Michael Boldea (Grandson of Dumitru Duduman): The countdown clock has already started ticking, and in what will seem like the blink of an eye this nation’s case will once more be up for review. What we do from this point to that will determine whether we still have a future, and whether our stay of execution will once more be extended.

Do I believe that we’ve avoided judgment altogether? No, I do not, but the best we could have ever hoped for was a reprieve, a delay, a season of grace wherein we could return to the purity of simply being about our Father’s business and preaching Jesus unashamedly once more.
Climb up to the L’vanon and cry out, raise your voice in Bashan, cry out from ‘Avarim, for all your lovers are broken. I spoke to you in your times of prosperity, but you said, ‘I won’t listen.’ This has been your pattern since you were young — you pay no attention to what I say. The wind will shepherd all your shepherds away, and your lovers will go into captivity. Then you will be ashamed and disgraced for all your wicked deeds. You who live in the L’vanon, nesting in the cedars, how gracious will you be when pains come on you like a woman in labor? Jeremiah 22:20-23 (CJB)

Shalom!

Friday, September 30, 2016

Duduman VS. Gruver: Jubilee Temple Mount News 5777: Joseph’s Silver Cup Coincidences


Since 1973, three prophets have forecasted the destruction of America: David Wilkerson, Dumitru Duduman, and Henry Gruver. I’ve heard present-day eschatologists (end time’s researchers) cite all three as reliable messengers, and I concur. 
Two weeks ago, I had the privilege to meet modern-day prophet and prayer-walker Henry Gruver in rural Iowa. He recalled the story of God sending him to California in 1996 because God told him to rebuke Dumitru’s prophecy “America will burn” someday soon, regardless of repentance. Henry screamed, “Yes!” (America could repent and be forgiven), while Dumitru replied, “Nee-yet!” They agreed to disagree with mutual respect.  

Since that 1996 meeting, Dumitru died in 1997, and David Wilkerson died in 2011. Only Henry Gruver remains of the former prophets of America’s doom. I’ll assume based on his survival, America may repent and be forgiven by God. (Fat chance this nation is interested in repenting.) Whenever God determines judgment, it happens fast. When Obama blinked last year over the UN dividing Israel, the remaining logical timeframe for God to change world history became during our upcoming Jubilee Year. Obama only has a few months to wreak havoc on Israel, and he has the skills and disposition to make it happen.
If you read my blog frequently, you’ll notice I disagree with most Christian and Jewish Eschatologists and Prophets. R. Judah ben Samuel and I are the only proponents of the Jubilee Year beginning in a few days. Why is that? Other than Rebecca Sterling, few see any end time’s patterns emerging, but they’re everywhere. The Bible is loaded with Patterns, like the Jubilee.

 “‘You are to count seven Shabbats of years, seven times seven years, that is, forty-nine years. Then, on the tenth day of the seventh month, on Yom-Kippur, you are to sound a blast on the shofar; you are to sound the shofar all through your land; and you are to consecrate the fiftieth year, proclaiming freedom throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It will be a yovel for you; you will return everyone to the land he owns, and everyone is to return to his family.
then I will order my blessing on you during the sixth year, so that the land brings forth enough produce for all three years [Shemitah, Jubilee, and until the third year is harvested]. The eighth year you will sow seed but eat the old, stored produce until the ninth year; that is, until the produce of the eighth year comes in, you will eat the old, stored food [doesn’t that sound like fifty years?]. Leviticus 25:8-10, 21-22 (CJB)

It has been exactly one complete Jubilee cycle since the Six-Day War and the unification of Jerusalem. Had the Jubilee cycle not been interrupted 2,000 years ago by the Diaspora, the first year of the ongoing Jubilee cycle would have been in 1967, the year Jerusalem was unified, and again last year, when the Sanhedrin reinstituted the Jubilee. The next Jubilee will be declared in 2065, 48 years from now. [My opinion: Close, but why can’t they count to fifty?]

Today’s contention is the Jubilee Year will begin on Yom Kippur, October 12, 2016 (5777), as God begins the redemption. I call a Jubilee Transition of the world, and especially His “Naos” (Greek for Holy of Holies, located in one specific miniscule location on the Temple Mount, also called the Heiron in Greek or Beit haMikdash in Hebrew) over the next twelve months, according to Torah rules (God’s Word). I cite R. Judah ben Samuel’s “Prophecy of the Last Ten Jubilees,” as the genesis of my research. However, there are more coincidences and patterns than just the fifty-year Jubilee pattern.
Consider these bygone coincidences. Yom Kippur 67AD was the drop-dead time to leave Jerusalem. R. Judah ben Samuel prophesied in 1217 about the last ten Jubilees. By Yom Kippur 1517 Selim 1 won the war for Jerusalem. Yes, he peacefully walked into Jerusalem in December 1517, months after the Jubilee one year redemption time frame, but that was just icing on the cake. In October 1867 [near the time of Yom Kippur-Tishrei 5628], Lt. Charles Warren entered the Gihon Spring, and discovered the waterways for the Temple Mount. You know about Allenby’s famous walk in 1917 and the Six Day War of 1967.

For those of you that cite Allenby’s march into Jerusalem on Chanukah (5678), December 9, 1917, or the Balfour Agreement on November 2, 1917 as outliers to my one year Yom Kippur to Yom Kippur theory, think again. Although Chanukah 1917 was technically fifty-one years removed from 1867, and only forty-nine years removed from the Six Day War of 1967; the decisive turn of events in WWI was America declaring war on April 6, 1917, which was Passover, Nisan 14, 5677. God caused Israel to be created by changing the tide of WWI, and two prophets, Balfour and Allenby (the Muslim’s called Allah Ha Navi, Allah’s Prophet) were icing on the cake of God’s Jubilee miracles.
On what day did Azuza Street (Los Angeles) occur? April 9, 1906 sounds like Passover, Nisan 14, 5666, doesn't it? Nine days later San Francisco experienced the Great Earthquake as the news of Azuza Street hit their streets. 

On what day did Artaxerxes send Nehemiah to rebuild the streets and walls of Jerusalem? Passover 446BCE. Do you see a trend here? (There are no coincidences with God.)
I have another coincidence for you, pertaining to a mysterious silver cup standing directly over the “Naos,” (Holy of Holies) in Jerusalem.  

Last Sabbath, after mentioning to friends about the possible Jubilee Year and redemption of the Naos in Jerusalem beginning October 12, 2016, my friend Tom stated God’s Spirit told him to tell me something intriguing about a modern-day connection to Joseph testing his eleven brothers. He stated there could be an end time’s connection to resumption of sacrifices on the Naos of the Temple Mount, and directly below the Dome of the Tablets (slightly north and east of Dome of the Rock). What if we’ve had the Silver Cup end time’s clues under our noses for thirteen hundred years, and never noticed them? Please watch this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaxGnuUIeDQ 
[From Parshah MiKetz-the End] It came to pass at the end of [exactly] two full years [to the day], that Pharaoh was dreaming, and behold, he was standing by the Nile. And behold, from the Nile were coming up seven cows [seven years], of handsome appearance and robust flesh, and they pastured in the marshland. And behold, seven other cows were coming up after them from the Nile, of ugly appearance and lean of flesh, and they stood beside the cows [which were] on the Nile bank And the cows of ugly appearance and lean of flesh devoured the seven cows that were of handsome appearance and healthy; then Pharaoh awoke.

And the seven years of plenty that were in the land of Egypt were finished. And the seven years of famine began, as Joseph had said, and there was famine in all the lands, but throughout the land of Egypt there was bread.
Then he ordered the manager of his household, “Fill the men’s packs with food, as much as they can carry, and put each man’s money just inside his pack. And put my goblet, the silver one, just inside the pack of the youngest, along with his grain money.” He did what Yosef told him to do. At daybreak the men were sent off with their donkeys; but before they were far from the city Yosef [Bread of Life-second to only Pharaoh] said to his manager, “Up, go after the men; and when you overtake them, say to them, ‘Why have you repaid good with evil? Isn’t this the goblet my lord drinks from, indeed the one he uses for divination [Nachash, Nachash-which could be translated Serpent, Serpent; or Shiny Angel, Shiny Angel]? What you have done is evil!’” So he caught up with them and said these words to them. They replied, “Why does my lord speak this way? Heaven forbid that we should do such a thing! Why, the money we found inside our packs we brought back to you from the land of Kena‘an! So how would we steal silver or gold from your lord’s house? Whichever one of us the goblet is found with, let him be put to death — and the rest of us will be my lord’s slaves!” He replied, “Fine; let it be as you have said: whichever one it is found with will be my slave. But the rest of you will be blameless.” Then each hurried to put his pack down on the ground, and each one opened his pack. He searched, starting with the oldest and ending with the youngest; and the goblet was found in the pack belonging to Binyamin. At this, they tore their clothes from grief. Then each man loaded up his donkey and returned to the city. Y’hudah and his brothers arrived at Yosef’s house. He was still there, and they fell down before him on the ground. Yosef said to them, “How could you do such a thing? Don’t you know that a man such as myself can learn the truth by divination?” Y’hudah said, “There’s nothing we can say to my lord! How can we speak? There’s no way we can clear ourselves! God has revealed your servants’ guilt; so here we are, my lord’s slaves — both we and also the one in whose possession the cup was found.” But he replied, “Heaven forbid that I should act in such a way. The man in whose possession the goblet was found will be my slave; but as for you, go in peace to your father.”

At last Yosef could no longer control his feelings in front of his attendants and cried, “Get everybody away from me!” So no one else was with him when Yosef revealed to his brothers who he was. He wept aloud, and the Egyptians heard, and Pharaoh’s household heard. Yosef said to his brothers, “I am Yosef! Is it true that my father is still alive?” His brothers couldn’t answer him, they were so dumbfounded at seeing him. Yosef said to his brothers, “Please! Come closer.” And they came closer. He said, “I am Yosef, your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. But don’t be sad that you sold me into slavery here or angry at yourselves, because it was God who sent me ahead of you to preserve life. The famine has been over the land for the last two years, and for yet another five years [similar to the Great Tribulation’s seven years] there will be neither plowing nor harvest. God sent me ahead of you to ensure that you will have descendants on earth and to save your lives in a great deliverance.
You will live in the land of Goshen [a literal or figurative safe zone] and be near me — you, your children, your grandchildren, flocks, herds, everything you own. I will provide for you there, so that you won’t become poverty-stricken, you, your household and all that you have; because five years of famine are yet to come.”’ Genesis 41:1-4, 53-54, 44:1-17 45:1-7, 10-11(CJB)

In Sanhedrin 98a, rabbis describe two Jewish Messiahs; one Messiah ben Joseph, the Suffering Servant, and the other Messiah ben David, the Conquering King. Most Christians see Jesus coming the first and second times in both comparisons.
We’re still awaiting the Conquering King’s arrival. In the meantime, there may be another connection to the son of Joseph in the form of a silver Diviner’s Cup found in Benjamin’s bag. 

My friend Tom thinks Joseph’s test may occur again in the form of Silver Cup found atop the remains of the first and second temples in Jerusalem. God must test His people. Could we see the test right under our noses? Does the Dome of the Spirits, aka the Silver Cup, sit atop Mount Moriah, which could be the bedrock enclosing the Naos, the Holy of Holies?


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The two names of this Islamic structure are suggested to be connected with the Holy of Holies of the Jewish Temple. It is suggested that "Dome of the Tablets" traces back to the "Dome of the Tablets of the Covenant inside the ark in the Holy of Holies". It is suggested that "Dome of the Spirits" traces back to "Dome of the Spirit of God that dwelt in the Holy of Holies".

"If it is assumed that the orientation of the Second Temple was exactly east-west, then the alignment 9° south of west indicates that the line of the Temple building or complex of buildings associated with it angled a bit to the south (to the left looking west). One might suppose that the building was nevertheless rectangular and that its orientation was simply off east-west by 9°; that is, instead of its being oriented exactly on an east-west axis, it was oriented slightly to the south of west. But this supposition is contradicted by another series of ancient objects on the other (southern) side of the building complex whose plan and location we are trying to determine. (Asher S. Kaufman, Where the Ancient Temple of Jerusalem Stood. Extant "foundation stone" for the Ark of the Covenant is identified." (BAR 9:02, Mar/Apr 1983)
Other Temple Mount/Prophetic citations:

Sites & Places in Jerusalem: The Temple Mount

Did Peres’s Death Signal End of Josephic Messiah and Beginning of Davidic Messiah?

Rabbi Apisdorf believes that Peres’ death signaled the transition point when the period of Moshiach Ben Yosef ended and the period of Moshiach Ben David took prominence. The rabbi expressed this historical process in spiritual terms.

Rabbi Shimon Apisdorf assigned a specific beginning point to Moshiach Ben Yosef by noting a remarkable coincidence. He explained to Breaking Israel News that the day that Rabbi Kook arrived in Israel, the 28th day of the Hebrew month of Iyar (May 13th 1904), became Jerusalem Day, the day Jerusalem was unified, precisely 63 years later. Jerusalem and the Third Temple are essential to the second stage of the Messiah: Moshiach Ben David.  Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
My final opinions: Tom believes one of the last tests of Benjamin, the Jewish brother of Joseph (a Gentile reference due to his sons), will be related to this Silver Cup, called the Dome of Spirits, located on the Temple Mount. While you're looking for something huge to occur at the Dome of the Rock or Al Aqsa Mosque, the end time’s final test will be hidden in Benjamin’s land, just as a diviner's cup was hidden in Benjamin’s sack. Jerusalem is Judah, but the Temple Mount is hidden in Benjamin. 
After Jeroboam split the kingdom into Israel (north) and Judah (south), only Benjamin, Judah, and some of Levi remained worshipping in Jerusalem. Jerusalem is located in Judah’s territory; however, the Temple Mount is located in Benjamin. I concur with Tom’s premonition: The test over the Temple Mount will relate to the Silver Cup.

Look for a tent and sacrifices based on 2 Thess 2:4 and every Revelation citation invoking “Naos,” and not “Heiron” to describe only the Holy of Holies in the end times. This means we won’t see a “Heiron,” a Beit haMikdash Temple, but rather a simple restarted sacrificial system atop the Naos (I challenge you to study all Heiron and Naos instances in the Good News, and you’ll see the pattern too. Heiron fades, as Naos intensifies in all end time’s passages.). 
Image result for dome of the rock al aqsa mosque 
Will there be a Rapture in 2016-2017? Nope! It doesn’t fit the patterns.

“This declaration I find fitting to issue for all of the Jews of the world to hear. It is incumbent upon them to return to the Land of Israel due to terrible natural disasters which threaten the world. In the future, the Holy One, Blessed be He, will bring about great disasters in the countries of the world to sweeten the judgements of the Land of Israel. I am ordering the publication of this declaration as a warning, so that Jews in the countries of the world will be aware of the impending danger and will come to the Land of Israel for the building of the Temple and revelation of our righteous Mashiach (Messiah).” R. Yitzchak Kaduri 2005

Shalom and Happy Rosh Hashanah 5777! May it be a sweet year for you!

Friday, June 10, 2016

10.12.2016 To 9.30.2017: The Time Of The 120th Jubilee Redemption Via Turkey?

Pavel Kovalevsky
My observation is that God judges based on our faithfulness, or lack thereof, and determines His judgments based on timeframes of X years, determined on His Moedim (festivals). God’s judgments are always designed to bring Israel to repentance, but they look different before and after the Messiah. This is an update on these patterns.
Prior to the Messiah, all judgements pertained only to Israel, and the fierce nations appointed by God to encourage repentance. Over the last two thousand years, the sequences seem to have been divided into East vs. West skirmishes, with the fulcrum being Turkey, divided into four hundred year or four hundred ninety year intervals, with multiple patterns of dominance based on Jubilee cycles; setting up for a final conflict in the end of days destined to focus on Turkey. The hint: ALL of the Revelation Cities were in Turkey.  

[Pre-Messiah Patterns] Now I have given all these lands into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar, the king of Babylon, my servant, and I have given him also the beasts of the field to serve him. All the nations shall serve him and his son and his grandson, until the time of his own land comes. Then many nations and great kings shall make him their slave. Jeremiah 27:7-8 (ESV) [and] This entire land will become a ruin, a waste; and these nations will serve the king of Bavel for seventy years. But when the seventy years are over, I will punish the king of Bavel and that nation for their sin,’ says Adonai, ‘and I will turn the land of the Kasdim into everlasting ruins. Jeremiah 25:11-12 (CJB) [became] Thus was fulfilled the word of ADONAI spoken by Yirmeyahu, "until the land has been paid her Shabbats"-for as long as it lay desolate, it kept Shabbat, until seventy years had passed. II Chronicles 36:21 (CJB) [and] in the first year of his reign, I, Dani’el, was reading the Scriptures and thinking about the number of years which Adonai had told Yirmeyah the prophet would be the period of Yerushalayim’s desolation, seventy years Daniel 9:2 (CJB) [and] Thus saith the Lord to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut; Isaiah 45:1 (CJB) [Meaning: Cyrus was appointed Messiah by Isaiah in 700 BC to replace Nebuchadnezzar after exactly seventy years of captivity 606 BC to 536 BC.]
[Post-Messiah Pattern] And aviv [Jacob] refused, and said, I know it, beni (my son), I know it; he also shall become a people, and he also shall be great; but truly achiv hakaton [younger brother] shall be greater than he, and his zera [seed] shall become a multitude of Goyim.  Genesis 48:19 (CJB) [became] For I do not want you to be unaware, Achim b’Moshiach, of this raz (mystery), lest you be wise in your own estimation, that a hardening in part has come over Yisroel, until the full number of the Goyim has come in; Romans 11:25 (OJB) [Meaning: the end of days will occur when the full number of Gentiles come to faith.]

Yearly, Shemitah, and Jubilee judgments: Every year during the ten days from Rosh Hashanah to Yom Kippur, divine individual decisions are determined and meted out after the holiest day of the year. A greater family judgment event occurs every Shemitah or seventh year, as certain items, such as debts or slaves are settled or returned, and the land rests based on Torah. An even greater national event occurs every Jubilee or fiftieth year, only in Israel, as land is returned to the rightful owner; which I argue isn’t a human, for we only rent Israel’s land from God.
When should we expect the next appointed event; on a Jubilee Year? Based on an obscure and highly accurate Prophecy of the Last Ten Jubilees by R. Judah ben Samuel, “When the Ottomans conquer Jerusalem, they will rule over Jerusalem for eight Jubilees. Afterwards, Jerusalem will become no-man’s land for one Jubilee, and then in the ninth Jubilee it will once again come back into the possession of the Jewish nation – which would signify the beginning of the Messianic end time.” …any time after Yom Kippur October 12, 2016, Tishrei 10, 5777, to September 30, 2017, Yom Kippur 5778, God may redeem eretz Israel—setting off end time’s signs affecting Gentiles too—based on Torah and historic Jewish customs.

“Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, occurs on the 10th day of Tishrei, 10 days after Rosh Hashanah. Jewish tradition believes that on this day God places a seal upon the Divine decrees affecting each person for the coming year. In other words, decisions of life and death, peace and prosperity have all been decided and are now sealed. The Book of Life is closing on this day.
The sequence of events in the cycle of the Jewish year starts with Rosh Hashanah and continues through the next 10 days to culminate with Yom Kippur. Divine decisions are made on Rosh Hashanah, when all of humanity stands in judgment. These decrees are sealed on Yom Kippur and the intervening 8-day period, the Ten Days of Repentance, are the window of opportunity for the human dynamic to influence the Divine decrees. On Yom Kippur we make our final plea to God.”

[The rules of the Jubilee redemption are:] “If a man sells a dwelling house in a walled city, he may redeem it within a year of its sale. For a full year he shall have the right of redemption. If it is not redeemed within a full year, then the house in the walled city shall belong in perpetuity to the buyer, throughout his generations; it shall not be released in the jubilee. But the houses of the villages that have no wall around them shall be classified with the fields of the land. They may be redeemed, and they shall be released in the jubilee. As for the cities of the Levites, the Levites may redeem at any time the houses in the cities they possess. And if one of the Levites exercises his right of redemption, then the house that was sold in a city they possess shall be released in the jubilee. For the houses in the cities of the Levites are their possession among the people of Israel. But the fields of pastureland belonging to their cities may not be sold, for that is their possession forever. Leviticus 25:29-34
“But no devoted thing that a man devotes to the Lord, of anything that he has, whether man or beast, or of his inherited field, shall be sold or redeemed; every devoted thing is most holy to the Lord. No one devoted, who is to be devoted for destruction from mankind [Yeshua], shall be ransomed; he shall surely be put to death. Lev 27: 28-29

[Is Israel in God’s eyes considered “Walled or Unwalled?”] Thus says the Lord God: On that day, thoughts will come into your mind, and you will devise an evil scheme and say, ‘I will go up against the land of unwalled villages. I will fall upon the quiet people who dwell securely, all of them dwelling without walls, and having no bars or gates,’ to seize spoil and carry off plunder, to turn your hand against the waste places that are now inhabited, and the people who were gathered from the nations, who have acquired livestock and goods, who dwell at the center of the earth. Ez 38:10-12
[God is Israel’s Firewall!] And I lifted my eyes and saw, and behold, a man with a measuring line in his hand! Then I said, “Where are you going?” And he said to me, “To measure Jerusalem, to see what is its width and what is its length.” And behold, the angel who talked with me came forward, and another angel came forward to meet him and said to him, “Run, say to that young man, ‘Jerusalem shall be inhabited as villages without walls, because of the multitude of people and livestock in it. And I will be to her a wall of fire all around, declares the Lord, and I will be the glory in her midst.’” Up! Up! Flee from the land of the north, declares the Lord. For I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the heavens, declares the Lord. 7Up! Escape to Zion, you who dwell with the daughter of Babylon. Zechariah 2:1-7

Who Conquered Jerusalem in 1967: God or Man? “It was clearly a case of divine will, hitoruta d’la’ila (awakening from above). The entire war came at us against our will, but the battle for Jerusalem even more so. Everyone who fought in the war saw this,” Rabbi Begon said. “From the outset, the war moved forward so fast, not like a normal war that moves along slowly, according to the plans of generals. There were plans, but the battle ran ahead of that. After 2,000 years of longing, it took three days. Before we knew it, we were on the Temple Mount, feeling like we were dreaming.”
The Mystery of the Lost Jubilee: Part XX – 6000 Years Old?

On June 7, 1967, [Iyyar 28, 5727] IDF paratroopers advanced through the Old City toward the Temple Mount and the Western Wall, bringing Jerusalem’s holiest site under Jewish control for the first time in 2000 years. There are sound recordings of the scene, as the commander of the brigade,Lt. General Mordechai (Motta) Gur, approaches the Old City and announces to his company commanders, “We’re sitting right now on the ridge and we’re seeing the Old City. Shortly we’re going to go in to the Old City of Jerusalem, that all generations have dreamed about. We will be the first to enter the Old City...” and shortly afterwards, “The Temple Mount is in our hands! I repeat, the Temple Mount is in our hands!”
United Nations resolution 181, passed fifty years later on November 29, 1947, [Kislev 16, 5708]

[Allenby] elected to make his entrance through Jaffa Gate instead of by horse or vehicles to show his great respect for the holy place on foot. After capturing Gaza, Allenby moved north, eventually defeating the Ottomans and capturing Jerusalem on the first day of Chanuka, December 9, 1917 [Kislev 24, 5678].
First Zionist Congress August 29 to August 31, 1897 [Elul 1, 5657]: was the inaugural congress of the Zionist Organization (ZO) (to become the World Zionist Organization (WZO) in 1960) held in Basel (Basle). “At Basel I founded the Jewish State. If I said this out loud today l would be greeted by universal laughter. In five years perhaps, and certainly in fifty years, everyone will recognize it.” (Theodor Herzl)

In 1867, a team from the Royal Engineers, led by Lieutenant Charles Warren and financed by the Palestine Exploration Fund (P.E.F.), discovered a series of underground tunnels near the Temple Mount. Warren secretly [citation needed] excavated some tunnels near the Temple Mount walls and was the first one to document their lower courses. Warren also conducted some small scale excavations inside the Temple Mount, by removing rubble that blocked passages leading from the Double Gate chamber.
Sir Captain (later General) Charles Warren (1840-1927) was sent by the PEF (Palestine Exploration Fund) in 1867 to excavate the Land of Israel and Jerusalem.  He was a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Engineers corps and an engineer by education.  He later served as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police in London.  His work in Jerusalem took place in the areas surrounding the Temple Mount, as excavation of the Temple Mount itself was banned by the Ottoman authorities.  Following this decree, he conducted an excavation of the area south of the Temple Mount and uncovered a massive fortification, which led him to explore the hill at the foot of the Temple Mount, known today as the City of David hill.  In October 1867 [Tishrei 5628], he entered the Gihon Spring and began to investigate the underground tunnels surrounding the spring.  There he discovered a vertical shaft that led to a manmade tunnel connecting the spring, at the foot of the hill, to the hill’s peak.  He proposed that the system was intended to connect the city’s residents with the spring, and the water was drawn from this shaft.

In early 1516, the Ottoman Turks, wary of the danger of an alliance between the Mamluks and the Persian Safavids, started a campaign of conquest against the Mamluk sultanate. On 21 September, the Mamluk governor of Damascus fled the city, and on 2 October the khutba in the Umayyad mosque was pronounced in the name of Selim I. The day after, the victorious sultan entered the city, staying for three months. On 15 December, he left Damascus by Bab al-Jabiya, intent on the conquest of Egypt. Little appeared to have changed in the city: one army had simply replaced another. However, on his return in October 1517 [Tishrei 5278], the sultan ordered the construction of a mosque, taqiyya and mausoleum at the shrine of Shaikh Muhi al-Din ibn Arabi in Salihiyya. This was to be the first of Damascus' great Ottoman monuments.
Sultan al-Ashraf Aqnouk al-Ghuri (1513-1516) was the last Memluk ruler. In a crucial battle outside Cairo in 1515, he was defeated by Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman dynasty effectively bringing the end of 250 years of Memluk rule. In December 1516, Sultan Selim arrived outside Jerusalem. The leaders of the Muslim, Christian and Jewish communities welcomed him with opened arms. Hence, there was no bloodshed nor forceful conquest. In reality, the people of Jerusalem were greatly relieved to see the Turks and gladly handed the sultan the keys to the city.. Being a pious man, it is said that upon seeing the El-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, Selim jumped off his horse, got on his knees and shouted "Thank be to Gog! I am the possessor of the sanctuary of the first Qiblah (House of God)!" (Martin Luther’s Protestant Reformation October 31, 1517)

Fall 67AD/Tishrei 3827: Vespasian takes Judaean cities of Jamnia and Azotus. Titus returns to Caesarea. Titus moves from Gischala to Caesarea. Vespasian marches from Caesarea to subdue Jamnia and Azotus and then returns to Caesarea with a large number who had surrendered under treaty. (4.3.130)

Cause-and-effect relationships:
Prophetic Theory # 14: 2015-2030: Harmonizing Daniel, R. Samuel, Bullinger, Elsom, Biltz, & Cahn

70 AD began the four-490 year timeframes until the Messianic Age. By 560 AD Rome was collapsing, as Justinian 1, the last Roman, died finally in 565. After wars centered in and around Turkey, peace was declared in 567 AD, a Jubilee Year, which lasted nearly 490 years.
“503-557 AD Persian-Roman Wars- Between 503 and 557 A.D., three successive wars -- interrupted by periods of peace -- are fought between the Persian Empire and the Eastern Roman Empire. All have the same basic cause -- an inability to define the borders and the relationship between the two empires. In 567 [Jubilee Year] a 'definitive' peace was reached. Under its terms, Rome agreed to pay the Persians 30,000 pieces of gold annually. The borders between the empire were reaffirmed, Christian worship was to be protected in the Persian Empire, and regulation of trade and diplomatic relations were laid out.”

The Council of 867 AD [Jubilee Year] led to the Schism of 1050 [490 year]-1054 caused the Seljuq Turks to invade Asia Minor [Turkey] in 1067 [Jubilee Year] which caused the Crusades of 1096-1291. 
The Ottoman [Turkey] Conquest of 1517 [Jubilee] by Selim 1 caused Jerusalem’s streets and walls to be rebuilt in 1539-1540 [490 year] by Suleiman, his son. 

The end of war in 1917 [defeating Turkey] will affect the war of 2017 [Jubilee], which will affect the Messianic Age by 2030 [490 year]
To understand the biblical chronology of this period it is necessary to consider the key issues relating to this period: see www.cogwriter.com/six_thousand_year_plan_6000.htm for the chronology dating creation at 3983 B.C.

From Exodus (1483 B.C.) to 2017 : 70 Jubilees (3500 years)

So, 50 Jubilees (Creation to Exodus) + 70 Jubilees (Exodus to 2017) = 120 JUBILEES.

120 Jubilee’s x 50 years = 6000 years

I hope you noticed the pattern of Israel being the fulcrum pre-Messiah, and Turkey being the fulcrum the last two thousand years. Yes, Turkey has been quiet since 1917, but they have a tragic history. I expect Gog (Obama) to create Turkish (Magog) acrimony with Russia to start his war.  

Russia, Turkey and the US: between the terrible and the catastrophic Russia and Turkey are headed by two of the most brash, abrasive and swashbuckling leaders in the modern world.
Turkey’s Ottoman Empire ruled over Eastern Orthodox Slavs in the Balkans from the 15th century until its final dissolution less than a century ago. Turks still see themselves as the guardians of Muslims, reflected in their admirable willingness to host over one-and-a-half million refugees fleeing the Syrian War. The Russians historically considered themselves the protector of the Balkans' Orthodox Christians and often fought wars with the Ottomans, notably in the Turkish-Russo War of 1877-1878.

When the Shofar [literally: Yovel/Jubilee] sounds, they may go up to the mountain. Exodus 19:13 (CJB)

Friday, May 20, 2016

Seal One: Spirit Of A Destroyer Attacks West?


I’ve been writing about nuances of Revelation’s Seven Seals for years, not realizing there’s a hidden meaning behind Seal One. Today, I’m offering you a revelation, if you’re willing to receive it, okay?
Revelation Caveat: It’s a complicated book, even for accomplished scholars. In my estimation, in order to properly understand Revelation, one must first learn Torah and the prophets in many yearly cycles because every author wrote based upon Torah Elementary Principles (Hebrews 6). One helpful rule is to work from the Septuagint, linking the Greek back to the Hebrew to fully develop the Hebraic thoughts. Without the LXX links, the First Seal has little meaning.

Next I watched as the Lamb broke the first of the seven seals, and I heard one of the four living beings [Heb:Chayim-four-faced angels] say in a thundering voice, “Go!”  I looked, and there in front of me was a white horse [bringing terror to the west-based upon Zechariah 6]; its rider [My opinion, a Gr: Pneuma/Heb: Ruach: Spirit of a Destroyer] had a bow [Gr:Toxon/Heb:Qeshet: bow or rainbow sash] and was given a crown [Gr:Stephanos: winner’s crown]; and he rode off as a conqueror [possibly destroyer bent on destroying; Gr: Nike, Nikon: aka, a god] to conquer [Nike, Nikon: Bent and Bending]. Revelation 6:1-2 (CJB) [NIV translates it "Bent" as you will see later in Jeremiah 51]
My opinions: The first horseman, enveloped in an antichrist spirit, arrives via a white horse, mimicking purity vaguely similar to the Messiah. Some kneejerk eschatologists claim the first rider is Jesus(!) or “The Antichrist,” because of the white horse; however, all four horsemen spirits/angels are dispatched to plague the four corners of the earth based on a Zechariah 6 reference that requires basic Hebrew language knowledge to ascertain. This spirit/angel wears a stephanos, winner's wreath and sports a toxon rainbow fabric bow telling us he is pro-gay, pro-abortion, pro-feminist, anti-gun, and anti-family. This spirit/angel, wearing a rainbow sash, invades the Western World with divisiveness, self-importance, self-indulgence and bullying. It has a six-colored rainbow (Toxon/Qeshet) sash, because the bow (Toxon/Qeshet) symbolizes a man's strength (six is the number for man, as opposed to seven in a heavenly rainbow), and no arrows, because arrows represent prodigy, especially boys; and, this destroying spirit discourages children, marital relations, or heterosexual relations. He's not gay, per se. He's more anti-family, thus Anti-Christ. This spirit combines the worst traits of narcissism, affluence-peddling, and petulance. This spirit destroys all that come against it based on a veiled subtext in Jeremiah 51:1-18 and Daniel 11:36-45.

“The king [The Antichrist, imbued with the Spirit of a Destroyer] will do as he pleases. He will exalt himself and consider himself greater than any god, and he will utter monstrous blasphemies against the God of gods. He will prosper only until the period of wrath is over, for what has been determined must take place. He will show no respect for the gods his ancestors worshipped, or for the god women [not a gay reference, rather the modern six-colored Rainbow Spirit] worship — he won’t show respect for any god, because he will consider himself greater than all of them. But instead, he will honor the god of strongholds; with gold, silver, precious stones and other costly things he will honor a god unknown to his ancestors. Daniel 11:36-38 (CJB)
My justifications: Toxon (Greek) is only found in Revelation 6:2; whereas Qeshet (Hebrew) is listed seventy-four times in Moses and the prophets. The first three times refer to Noah’s Covenant Rainbow (Gen. 9). It seems to have a dual meaning: In heaven, a rainbow, reminding us of God’s powerful covenant; and, on earth, an archer’s bow, symbolizing man’s strength. In Ezekiel 1:28 the bow in heaven is also a rainbow. That’s enough evidence to support a dual theory: A heavenly bow is a Rainbow, and an earthly bow is an archer’s bow or the modern six-colored rainbow in cloth (check Strong’s 5115 to verify this meaning).

My application of Toxon/Qeshet to our times: Over the years, three prophets of doom—

Dumitru Duduman, David Wilkerson, and Henry Gruver —cited Jeremiah 51 (Revelation 17-18) in regards to the sudden destruction of the USA. I’m linking the odd thrice repetition of “Bending,” sans Masoretic markings, and Qeshet for his bow in Jeremiah 51:3 as the veiled link. All three prophets mentioned a “Surprise Attack” against the USA, which is hidden in the Hebrew text.
Thus says the LORD: “Behold, I am going to arouse against [Mystery] Babylon [USA] And against the inhabitants of Leb-kamai The spirit of a destroyer [Ruach mash-chit: the first spirit/angel of Revelation 6]. “I will dispatch foreigners [Obama and his minions] to [Mystery] Babylon [USA]that they may winnow her And may devastate her land For on every side they will be opposed to her In the day of her calamity. “Let not him who bends [in Hebrew Yidrok, Yirok, sans Masoretics, THE Dorek- bender, bender, and THE bender, bending the masses, like on a wicked pathway] his bow bend it, Nor let him rise up in his scale-armor; So do not spare her young men Devote all her army to destruction [mistranslation-this is a surprise attack, so quick that the young soldiers won’t have time to fight back]. Jeremiah 51:1-3 (NASB)
Please note the words Bend, Bender, or Bending; and, compare them to the word "Gender-bending." I submit that society is being "Bent" to mirror modern anti-family social trends. Over time, this will has disastrous effects. This bending effect is what separates our times from earlier generations.  

Jeremiah 50-51 parallels Revelation 17-18. In parallel passages in Revelation 17-18, Babylon is an unnamed city, presiding over international businesses, and great obscenities, idolatry and whoring. Note: There are two Babylons, a physical and a mysterious one.

Then came one of the angels with the seven bowls; and he said to me, “Come, I will show you the judgment of the great whore who is sitting by many waters [only New York City applies]. The kings of the earth went whoring with her, and the people living on earth have become drunk from the wine of her whoring.” He carried me off in the Spirit to a desert, and I saw a woman sitting on a scarlet beast filled with blasphemous names and having seven heads and ten horns. The woman was dressed in purple and scarlet and glittered with gold, precious stones and pearls. In her hand was a gold cup filled with the obscene and filthy things produced by her whoring. On her forehead was written a name with a hidden [is it hidden anymore?] meaning, BAVEL THE GREAT MOTHER OF WHORES AND OF THE EARTH’S OBSCENITIES. Revelation 17:1-5 (CJB)

What in the world is happening to America?  Recently, I was asked to describe what we are watching happen to our nation.  After thinking about it, I have come to the conclusion that it is almost as if a “cloud of insanity” has descended upon the United States and much of the rest of the western world.  From our top leaders on down, people are engaged in incredibly self-destructive behavior and are making extremely irrational decisions.  Some would describe it as being given over to a depraved mind, and I would have to agree.  It is almost as if some sort of severe form of mental illness were rapidly spreading through the air and infecting everyone. (Michael Snyder) 

“The Time for Preparation has Ended” Matt S. May 17th 2016
Joanie [Stahl-a Prophet] received another email from Sean Harper the other day and Sean relayed a word that the Lord had given him. It was at the same time that Tony and I spoke in a program (program No 42) about a sense of an upcoming crisis. Many things that Tony and I spoke of were also things that the Lord spoke to Sean. I do not believe this is coincidence as do also the members of the “Aminutetomidnite” team. A very clear message from both Sean’s word from the Lord, and from the preparedness program, was to put your faith and trust in God first. There is judgement coming and we must seek the Lord as never before in order to stand against the coming dark times ahead.

Here is the word Sean received from the Lord.
“For the time of preparation has ended. The harvest time is here. Who will be the reapers and the sowers of the field? My people must soften their hearts if they truly desire to seek Me. You must throw away your worldly desires. Turn your desires to the Father and you will receive. Judgement will be upon your lands in hours to come. Will my people run and hide from the perplexity of fear, or will they turn to Me? Just as David fought Goliath, you too will have to depend on faith to overcome the battles before you. The time of birth pangs is here. Will you labor with me in the fields? Do you know the significance of My Feasts? Pentecost draws near. My spirit, O Holy Spirit, will pour out upon the flesh that softens their heart. Judgement must come in order for My spirit to be poured, but always seek My Love, Grace and Mercy. Only Faith will give you strength. In the darkest hour, the Light of the world will shine the greatest. Let no one deceive you. Turn to the Light of the world to seek truth and guidance in these times. I will deliver what you seek. Do you not look to the Son for the peace you pray for? Then why do you focus on the judgements and not the Son? Know where you stand in My presence. Only then will you know how great your faith is. My people do not be afraid, but rejoice in the Lord your savior. For the time has come.”

It is I who created the craftsman who blows on the coals and forges weapons suited to their purpose; I also created the destroyer to work havoc. No weapon made will prevail against you. In court you will refute every accusation. The servants of ADONAI inherit all this; the reward for their righteousness is from me," says ADONAI. Isaiah 54:16-17 (CJB)
Shalom!
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