|This ministry has a distinct kingdom vision, identifying with God’s call and plan for Israel and the church. My position is pre-trib! I was saved in 1976 while working as a war correspondent, journalist, photographer, artist and environmentalist. My calling is to share with you the great end-time dramas, to stand as a watchman and above all, to glorify my God, to bless Israel and her people and the kingdom of God.|
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- The next two editions, War, Peace and Israel (parts 1&2) will be of major importance and significance. These are very much “now” issues, spiritually charged. Don’t miss them!
- Iran threatens retaliation for the assassination of their top nuclear scientist. The US sends war ships to the region. President Trump said to be ready to take action on Israel’s behalf if needed.
- Iran secures own bill ending UN nuclear inspections of all nuclear facilities.
- Saudi Arabia allows Israel to fly over its territory. Normalisation to come?
Shabbat (Sabbath) begins on Fridays at 6pm and ends on Saturdays at 6pm. The purpose of this report is to help the church and Israel become reconciled in Messiah.
27th November 2020
Shabbat Shalom to all!
Why The Prophetic Scroll will never be main-stream:
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Most people, since the invention of the pop-up toaster want their Christianity the same way, which is instant, pop-up results without going through the discipleship and maturing process, and without having the carpet pulled out from under them, defeating their self-life, ego and dethroning their pride.
The ministry office of the evangelist throws the seed out and it brings the people in to the kingdom. But you can’t live there. You need to move on to the ministry of the teacher / pastor, and become a disciple, which is much more than a convert.
This is where you have to sit down, shut up and be taught the deeper things of God. You need to move from milk to meat. This is where you pay the price, and it costs you everything you are.
The problem is that either the modern teacher is too shallow and spineless, or the recipient is, and he just doesn’t want to pay any price at all.
Matthew 28:19 “Go therefore and make disciples of all nations...teaching them all things I have commanded.”
Luke 9:23 “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow Me.”
Luke 14:33 “Whoever of you does not forsake all that he has, cannot be My disciple.”
The original word for “Disciple” is Strong’s G3101, ‘Mathetes’. Meanings: Subjected pupil learner.
We could rightly say that the word means to be subjected under the authority of another, for instruction, correction, and training in righteousness.
The Lord makes converts and then disciples of those converts. Being a subjected pupil learner takes time and it takes sacrifice. Note the conditions for discipleship in the verses above. They are foreign to today’s pop-up superficial, clown-like Christian.
The image below is a compilation I put together of various artist impressions of the disciples. (I will share the other six soon) Bear in mind that these men gave their lives to serve our Lord and finally were all martyred in horrific manners, except for John. I have to say that the renaissance artists captured perfectly the drama and emotion of it all. (Brings tears to my eyes.)
The Prophetic Scroll has always endeavoured to bring you a mix of exciting prophetic material, relevant to today, as well as with a lot of “hard sayings” thrown in, for your edification and growth. “Consider both the goodness and severity of God”, says the Bible.
But, you see, too many want their ears tickled and are only interested in flashy, shouty, stage-stomping entertainment with a few pretty verses thrown in. And of course bright lights and sound effects too - to manipulate the masses.
Main stream Christianity is for those going with the flow. Present worldly Christianity is their measure. True Bible-based Christianity is for those going against the flow, with their ‘sail’ tacking into the wind!
A yacht can go fast with the flow of the wind with its spinnaker up. But it can also move forward into the wind with the sail set correctly. Evangelism is fast, discipleship is slow.
The winds of the world are blowing towards hell, and many lukewarm, compromised, half-baked, partly counterfeit churches too.
Those with the wind in their face are few in number. It’s always been that way. But remember the ultimate, great assessment by our Lord is coming up. No one will escape it.
Is the wind at the back of your head as you go with the flow, or in your face? Oooo – it’s so nice and cool with the wind in your face as you go forward with our Lord at the helm.
I once heard an ill-equipped minister, Rev, Harry Halfbaked, who produced a great many Christian failures (that he thought were a success) teach graduating ministers how to evangelise. He used all the methods of self promotion, self exaltation, self-esteem and worldly ways of promotion, all designed to manipulate and entertain the masses.
The ministry of the cross, brokenness and repentance were totally foreign, as they are in so many churches today.
Those who have cut their spiritual teeth on the old-school teachers and the hard sayings of hell-fire and brimstone preachers of old, or no-compromise teachers are the ones who grow into stable Christians. The big thing is to have the carpet pulled out from under you early in your walk.
If not you will always be a squirmy half dead Christian living in a cloud-cuckoo – never never land, in the realm of the half-baked wishy-washies.
Don’t be afraid to be hard on yourself, particularly in these days. Don’t be afraid of the cross, it is the only way to glory. Surrender and submit to the leading of the Spirit and follow His prompting.
There is a fatal satanic attraction in the error of superficiality. When it manifests it’s like glue, and the majority get stuck in the rut. Don’t mess with it!
No one will ever approach God on their own terms! Even though there is little time left, God will not compromise on the character of His disciples.
Edition 219. August 6th 2014
All about judgment:
All about judgment:
Malachi 3:18 “Then you shall again discern between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not.”
The issues of today are defining of the prophetic time we are in.
Today most of the church is an ineffective dead duck. Its pastors and leaders are excellent propagators of Satan’s “dance in the dark with the world.” They have produced a flock of puppets of the world.
As we charge forward into the early stages of end-time prophetic fulfilment there are many things we must know very well and be sure of. There are many things we need to judge. Some of these things we must judge for our own benefit and others that we must judge to take a larger stand on certain issues.
Amongst your greatest enemies are those who say “Do not judge.”
One of the biggest lies in town is “Do not judge.” Many ignorant people, saved and unsaved have seen or heard about some verse somewhere that says something like that. The spirit of pride in them jumps on the bandwagon and now you have a bunch of blind puppets participating in this dangerous deception.
Matthew 7:1 “Judge not that you be not judged.”
This verse above is the one! But what does it really mean? In the original, the verse has a “continuous tense” aspect to it. Quite simply it means that we should not get into a continuous judgment of people in which we put them down and elevate ourselves. It is all about being self-righteous, proud and arrogant on a continuous basis.
It does not mean don’t judge between right and wrong, truth and error or even certain people.
Here is “judgment” from our Lord’s point of view:
John 5:30 “I can of My own self do nothing. As I hear I judge; and My judgment is righteous because I do not seek My own will, but the will of the Father who sent me.”
John 7:24 “Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.”
1 Corinthians 2:15 “The spiritual man judges all things, but he himself is judged by no one.”
So, we see now that there’s much more to the subject.
Who must judge?
1 Corinthians 2:15 “The spiritual man judges all things, but he himself is judged by no one.
You don’t want a little kid running around with a loaded firearm. The verse above says it is the “spiritual man” who is to judge. Obviously this relates to the bigger issues of life and where other people are involved.
As far as we ourselves are concerned personally, we must all judge ourselves against the word of God.
2 Corinthians 13:5 “Examine (judge) yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Prove yourselves. Do you not know yourselves, that Yeshua the Messiah is in you, unless indeed you are disqualified?”
1 Corinthians 11:31“For if we would judge ourselves we would be not judged.”
There are over 700 Bible verses dealing with our needs to judge!
So, all of us need to judge ourselves regularly against the word of God in faith and it is only the spiritually mature who are to judge “all things.”
What we must judge:
Quite simply we must judge all the things that the Bible commands us to judge. Most believers today are ignorant of their Bible except of course for “Do not judge!”
The most important and biggest thing is doctrine. Contrary to popular belief, the Bible has plenty to say on this and it is extremely strong! It must be the cause of separation. Did you know that? Here are some shocking verses for you:
2 Timothy 3:5 “Having a form of godliness, but denying its power, from such turn away.”
1 John 4:1 “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are from God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.”
Romans 16:17 “Now I urge you brethren, note those who cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and avoid them.”
1 Corinthians 1:10 “Now I plead with brethren by the name of our Lord, Yeshua, that you all speak the same thing and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and judgment.”
We must judge current affairs. We must judge the moral issues of our day. We must speak God’s word into these things and be separate from the evils of the world. We must judge into the most important issue of our day, which is Israel, Jerusalem, the Jews and God’s word on the issues.
The terrible danger of not judging:
Matthew 12:30 “He that is not with Me is against Me.”
Isaiah 59:8 (A Psalm of separation from God). “The way of peace they have not known, and there is no justice in their ways; they have made themselves crooked paths; whoever takes that path shall not know peace.”
Why is it that not judging is so dangerous? It is simply because God requires that we do. You will be wide open to all manner of error, false doctrine and other garbage if you do not judge rightly.
In this day we are seeing an outpouring of deception, which our Lord warned against many times. One of the major characteristics of the end time scenario is deception.
But more than that we are also in a world of moral collapse, where Biblical virtues are being attacked and thrown out. If you do not judge / discern into these situations, you are complicit by your silence and a spineless push-over for the devil. He will capitalise on your capitulation and you will regret it forever!
Let me share with you a terrible example from hell itself. I know this individual who believes that all people want peace. He believes that peace is the big thing and everything must be bent and twisted so that world peace can be created! Sounds good hey?
►If it is possible to have world peace now, God and Satan would have to make peace! Think about that for a while. Peace will never come to this world until the world’s “peace-maker”, Satan is destroyed.
Here is the only way to world peace. Do you see that peace of any description, especially world peace can only be achieved through the cross of Messiah?
Colossians 1:20 “He has reconciled all things to Himself, by Him, whether things on earth or things in heaven, having made peace through the blood of the cross.” Anything or anyone that has not gone through the work of the cross is impure.
The safety of judgment:
Psalm 37:30 “The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom, and his tongue talks of justice.”
When you are in a world that has borders and barriers, you feel safe, unless you’re a skydiver!
The one who knows experientially the judgment of God is pure and of great value in God’s hands. Taking God’s word and judging yourself in line with it, will make you different, glorious, wonderful, safe, secure, confident and give you great insight into so many things. God Himself will open to you the secrets of His wisdom.
The word in your heart is your greatest comfort and security. Inviting the word into every aspect of your life is the best thing you can ever do. Apart from the safety it creates, it gives you confidence to go forward, knowing that you are clean and holy.
In fact holiness, righteousness and judgment are synonymous in many respects.
I warn you:
What you believe and allow into your life now in terms of the Middle East situation is a rising fence between heaven and hell. It is all a deadly, dangerous spiritual conflict that most people are blind to. If you are blind to a very big enemy, you are in trouble.
There are very big judgements coming from God on the whole world in relation to these things very soon. You had better be on the right side! We are in a situation where God is pouring out His grace and goodness on those who are His. He is also delivering “strong delusion” on those who are not with Him.
Please bear in mind that there is no middle ground. Our Lord says, “If you are not with Me, you are against Me. Do you want to be against God in these days?
You must know your Bible well in these days. You must see with spiritual eyes and you must see the hosts of demons at work to bring you to great success with the god of the world. If you can’t see spiritual forces at work you are in danger and you know what you must do to get spiritual eyes.
Your biggest enemy:
You feed from your biggest enemy every day! Of course its fine to get the news in the broader sense from the mass media, but most people have no idea at all that they are dealing with Satan himself in his “angel of light,” disguise!
The most dangerous people on earth today are the journalists, editors and bosses of the mass media. They are driven by disguised gods, and demons to influence and change you. I will have much more to say about this in the next edition.
It is the Godly, the strong and those who are right with God who judge rightly all the time. It is the spineless and weak who do not judge.
You must be different! Not in the energy of the flesh, but by and through the Spirit of God working in you. What you tolerate and what you allow into your life speaks volumes.
2 Corinthians 6:17 “Come out from among them and be separate, says the Lord. Do not touch what is unclean, and I will receive you.”
I took this picture in spectacular Namaqualand. This area springs to life with billions of wild flowers for a short time over an area stretching more than 1000 kms.
If you would like to see some more pictures of this amazing place, click Here.
Shalom and grow in grace!