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- Next on the prophetic agenda will be Israel, again thrust into the limelight and crosshairs! Annexation of Judea and Samaria on July 1st is a “hard deadline” – Netanyahu.
- Riots / insurrections worldwide are being seen and believed to be orchestrated by a central force and financier. (Soros) But it is the force of pure evil that is at work. It’s the devil’s coup attempt! (Psalm 2:1-4)
- US jobs report smashes expectations positively. US markets close to all time record highs, with more to come. (Markets are forward looking.)
►Regular readers of The Prophetic Scroll are hereby informed that this Covid19 virus will not come near you. I and my prayer team are praying this as a specific prayer of protection over you.
These will change on Sundays or as the Lord leads.
This verse, below was given to me by our Lord in December last year to give to you as the crowning verse for 2020. This was just before the corona-virus became a world pandemic:
The heading is, “Babylon humiliated.” End-time Babylon is the modern world system:
Isaiah 47:10-11 “You have trusted in your wickedness. You have said, ‘No one sees me.’ Your wisdom and your knowledge have warped you; You have said in your heart, ‘I am, and there is no one besides me.’ Therefore evil shall come upon you and you shall not know from where it arises, and trouble shall fall upon you. You will not be able to put it off, and desolation shall come upon you suddenly.”
Proverbs 24:21 (Amp) “My son, reverently fear the Lord and king, and do not associate with those given to changing allegiances and revolution.”
Proverbs 28:28 (Amp) “When the wicked arise, men hide themselves; but when they perish, the constantly righteous increase and become many.”
Proverbs 28:2 (Amp) “When a land transgresses, it has many rulers; but when the ruler is a man of discernment, understanding and knowledge, its stability will last long.”
Psalm 9:17 (Amp) “The wicked shall be turned back into premature death, into Sheol (hell), even all the nations that forget God.”
Psalm 120:7 “I am for peace, but when I speak, they are for war.”
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.
5th June 2020
Shabbat Shalom to all!
Why and when God judges:
But first: What’s happening now is the attempted overthrow of God, His authority structures and the creation of the new world order system of false gods, idols, icons and release of hosts of demons.
The world is redefining God and His word to their standards and values, but it is the standards and values of Satan, their unseen god.
Here is a profound verse which I am applying to the current riots and upheavals:
Isaiah 59:6-8 (Separated from God) “...Their works are works of iniquity, and violence is in their hands. Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood. Their thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths. 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 way shall not know peace.”
I have spoken a lot lately about where we are on the prophetic clock and what is happening now and why. I’ve used the analogy of the forerunners of the four runners of the apocalypse. We are not in the tribulation period yet, but in the time of birth-pangs and forerunners.
The big judgements upon the world of the tribulation period are seen in the events brought onto the stage by the four riders of the apocalypse.
But now I would like to look into the reasons for the big judgements of the tribulation, which are obviously the same reasons for the troubles being brought on now in the form of forerunners.
Big historic judgements of God:
The big judgements from God in the Old Covenant were for these reasons:
●Molech the evil god of child sacrifice: This god was worshipped by the offering of infants, including those from abortions as a sacrifice in fires under his outstretched bronze hands. This occurred in the Valley of the son of Hinnom, (Gehenna). The place became known as cursed for these murders. Today it is still believed to be cursed. (Jeremiah 32:34-35, 2 Kings 23:10) Gehenna is identified with Armageddon.
●Noah: The world then was destroyed by flood for rampant sin, including homosexuality, complacency in the face of predicted judgement, and mocking of judgement to come.
●Sodom & Gomorra: These cities were destroyed by fire for persistent, aggressive homosexuality and refusal to repent.
●Babylon & Babel: Babylon and the tower of Babel were destroyed by God for rampant sin, humanistic unity, false religion, and trying to reach God and be like Him, – man’s way. “Babylon was never to rise again.” (Jeremiah 51:64, Isaiah 13:20) But end-time Babylon is here again, as revealed in many verses. It is NOT the original city. It is now the end-time world system. End-time Babylon has its religion Catholicism and similar orthodox beliefs. The true church is commanded to “flee from Babylon.” (Jeremiah 51: 6-9, and Revelation 17&18)
●Jericho: Was destroyed for rampant sin, and for obstructing the children of Israel on their journey to the Promised Land.
Here are the reasons collectively: ●Rampant unrepentant sin and wickedness. ● Homosexuality which today includes the redefining of God’s institution of marriage and family. ●Abortion. ●Complacency in the face of coming judgement. ●Mocking God’s ways and coming judgement. ●Humanism which includes the philosophy of “I am,” and there is no other. ●False religion of all sorts. ●Coming against Israel.
Here’s the big question: Do you see these sins in the world today? Do you see the world repenting of these things?
Let’s be clear on one thing. The world will not repent, because that’s what the Bible shows. But many individuals in the world will and are repenting even now.
Do you see how difficult it is for the world to repent? These sins have become so normalised and entrenched in modern society that they have become a human right! And even some deceived churches are supporting these judgment-bringing sins!
The gradual normalisation of sin has been done mainly by the mass-media.
So, the four riders of the apocalypse are ready to ride, for the above reasons. When they do, they will race swiftly onto the stage – suddenly!
Because of unrepentant, continuing and worsening sin, God has blinded the minds of the unbeliever and Satan has blinded their minds to the salvation of God.
Matthew 11:25 “I thank You Father Lord of heaven and earth because you have hidden these things from the wise (in self) and prudent, and have revealed them to babes.”
The sin of obstructing Israel:
►But first: Interestingly the organisation “Black Lives Matter (BLM) contains a foundational document rejecting the right of the Jews to their homeland and other anti-Semitic statements.
●Why did God destroy nations and kingdoms that came against the children of Israel, and those that attacked Jerusalem in the Old Covenant?
●Why did God not destroy the nations that divided Israel and Jerusalem in the days since the cross? (For example Jordan, Turks, Britain).
●Why did God not destroy Germany after the Holocaust?
●Why has God not destroyed the many churches including the Catholic church that formed, promoted and practise replacement theology, which is simply the theology of dividing Israel and Jerusalem?
It is because we are in the church age of grace and the longsuffering of God. (2Peter 3:9, Acts 17:30) This is the era of God overlooking these things. (Read those two verses).
But woe to them all when the age of grace ends and the world returns to the Old Covenant ways of doing things. God’s severe, immediate, demonstrative judgement is the main characteristic of the tribulation.
The main verse used by many against dividing Jerusalem is Joel 3:2. But this occurs in the tribulation period if you read the surrounding context. That is not in the church age, but the next dispensation, the seven year tribulation or closing of the Old Covenant.
If this is the case, which I challenge anyone to dispute, then, the current virus troubles and riots are not because the US divided Israel or Jerusalem, which it did not do anyway.
If you recall, I applied the key of David, which no one can remove, to President Trump for his biblical moves on Jerusalem. (Revelation 3:7, Isaiah 22:22) He still holds that key! The world is trying its damndest to get the key out of his hands!
I have mentioned this many times but it bears repeating. The next big thing on the prophetic agenda is war. It will be war against Israel and in the Middle East, as the war-rider rides out of the starting gates.
►►►Jeremiah 4:19 “O my soul, my soul! I am pained in my very heart. My heart makes a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because you, O my soul, have heard the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.”
Once the four riders race out of the starting gates, the world will cry for peace, but this is what they will get:
Revelation 6:4 “Another horse, fiery red went out. And it was granted to the one who sat on it to take peace from the earth and that people should kill one another, and there was given to him a great sword.”
Do you see why it’s not a good idea to go to the races?
It is of utmost importance to know what is going on behind the scenes in all these things.
My friends, true deep, glorious peace and rest is only for the true believer, going deep with the things of God!
Edition 225. September 17th 2014
Rest in peace!
Rest in peace:
The biggest most tragic lie in the world is found on the tombstones of untold millions of people. Rest in Peace or RIP is an absolute lie, except for the few who were genuinely saved. There is no rest for the wicked, says the Bible and there is no peace in hell.
The great majority of those in the graves under the sign “RIP” are in great torment in hell.
Because you place “RIP” on a tombstone, do you think that makes any difference to the person’s life while he was here? Who do you think you are – God?
Do you think a person rests in peace in death because he or she was a good person as proclaimed by the minister at the funeral?
We are heading fast for the seven-year tribulation. About 4 billion people will die unnatural deaths in the seven year period! I believe, in a pre-tribulation rapture, but we will all still see the birth-pangs and forerunners.
With all this in mind, in this edition I want to direct you into your own heart, beliefs, experiences and actions in preparation for our Lord.
The power of the cross:
The greatest deceiver in the world is your own self. Self will always tell you that you’re okay and you can do it. You don’t need the cross, no dying for you, have fun in the world. Do you know that anything in this world can be turned into an idol by a self-ruled heart, and every idol needs to be destroyed! It will either be destroyed by you or ultimately by God.
The false, counterfeit minister will always lead you away from cross-bearing into idolatry. The true minister will see your need for the cross, brokenness and surrender.
Today the cry of the shallow shepherds is “come to God and have a jolly good time, full of worldly pleasures.” They say, “Come to God and find self-fulfilment, self-love, self motivation, self esteem, and self glorification – all with God, your sponsor leading the way!
Yes, come to God for salvation, but don’t think He owes you anything and don’t think that you’re coming to God because you’re so special that He needs you! You must come to Him in helpless surrender and repentance, and then God will kill you!
He will say to you, “You are useless to Me.” He will say to you, “That cross lying there is what you must take up daily. You must die daily”!
Don’t get me wrong, if you have sincerely come to our Lord for salvation and you get run over by a bus before you even touch your own cross, you will be saved. What I’m talking about here is discipleship and moving along the road to deeper victory through and in the salvation of the soul.
You must consciously apply the cross of Messiah to your life and take up your own cross daily. The cross is the great killer. It is the killer of death itself. It is the killer of sin and evil. Yes, the power of sin has been defeated by the cross of Calvary, but we still need to deal with the lingering effects of sin in our lives by taking up our own cross.
● In a certain sense, we are going from His victory in us to our victory in Him.
●You must see and sense that you are moving from death into resurrection life. The cross is the killer; the resurrection is the life- giver.
●We must see our Lord on the cross paying the price for our sin, and be co-crucified with Him. We must then see our Lord on the throne; this is the way to victory forever.
A major characteristic of self on the throne is that it will keep you from taking up your cross and denying self! You can’t take up a cross while self is seated on the throne! This will keep you under the sway and power of the devil.
Are you becoming holy? Are your sins dropping off? Is your life moving from cross-death to the reality of resurrection life? My friends, resurrection life is all about a new world of rest and peace forever.
You see, as the cross saves us, destroys self-love, world-love and the demonic in us; we are delivered to holiness and His resurrection life. This is true power. This is why people who have gone this way are hated by the devil and those who are enemies of the cross of Messiah.
Holiness has a very special beauty and attraction to it, but it is hated by the counterfeit Christian and the disciples of the devil.
The army of God is a bride of purity. These are the ones who are needed in this day. God will not use people who worship the true God and the god of this world.
Exodus 33:13-14 “If I have found grace in Your sight, show me now your way, that I may know You and that I might find grace in your sight...And He said, ‘My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.’”
Those who have found their lives in the world have missed it! They unwittingly present to everyone this false “salvation”. Success in the world is the way to be, they say!
The success of the atheist is failure. The success of the celebrity is failure. The success of the whole world is failure, because it has not been purified by the cross.
Imagine driving down a road to an expected destination, and you’ve been on the wrong road all along, with a map book on the seat next to you which you didn’t even open.
Far too many are trying to attain all the promises of God - His goodness and provision - but they are ‘thieves’. They think they can get all the good fruits of knowing God without coming to God His way. The reality is that you can’t steal anything from God. Almost all the unsaved of the world want God’s salvation, but they don’t want God’s interference in their lives. They want forgiveness without repentance.
People spend their lives striving for their own breed of perfection, success and happiness. It’s mostly based on materialism, but essentially on what the media says you must be. Imagine striving all your life for perfect peace and landing in hell! Measuring up to the world does not crack it with God!
If you’re not preparing yourself for Messiah with the leading of the Spirit, you will be led and prepared by the apostate spirit of the false church, for the antichrist!
Isaiah 44:18 "They do not know nor understand, for He has shut their eyes so that they can't see and shut and darkened their hearts so that they can't understand."
2 Corinthians 4:3-4 "Our gospel is hidden to them that are lost in whom the god of this world has blinded the eyes of them who believe not."
When the church makes sense to the world it has fallen!
To know truth you must want to know it, and be prepared to change your tune.
Believing will not get you saved. Millions go to church every Sunday believing that they are saved because they believe in Jesus. You must be born again. There is a huge difference between believing and being born-again. All those who are born-again are believers, but not all those who believe are born-again! Believing happens in your head while the new-birth happens in your heart with a new creation being the result, filtering through to the mind.
Even the devils and demons believe, but are most certainly not saved! (James2:19)
Believing, for the true born-again Christian is all about a broken contrite heart and Spirit- led truth. Believing, for the professing non-born again Christian is a doorway for all manner of spirits of error and demons especially in this day.
2 Corinthians 5:15 “He died for all that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died for them and rose again.”
John 12:43 “They loved the praise (approval) of men more than the approval of God.”
Galatians 1:10 “Do I now persuade men or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a servant of Messiah.”
Rest and peace in these end-times:
The soon coming tribulation period will be exactly that – a time of unprecedented trouble, tribulation, war, conflict, death and destruction. As regular readers know, I believe in a pre-tribulation rapture (See editions dealing with this in the “Editions by subject” index.) I also believe, as do many others, that the tribulation will begin on a Feast of Trumpets. It could be this one on the 25th, but now looks more likely to be the next.
Either way, it’s all rolling along very soon. With these terrible times will come terrible times in the hearts and minds of most people.
Are you living for our Lord or for yourself? Our deep rest lies in surrender and looking to our Lord away from yourself. It’s a liberating great thing when you discover that you are no longer your own but His, for His purposes.
When you realise that you were created for a purpose, you are on the way to living with purpose. (And no I’m not talking about the damned “purpose driven life” of the cursed emergent church frauds.)
As you realise you were created for a purpose, God begins to prepare you for that purpose. What a wonderful story. Your eyes are opened more and more, the veil is parted more and more and magnificent things begin to happen in the core of your being.
1 Corinthians 2:16 “To one we are the aroma of death to death and to the other the aroma of life.”
Think of everything God has done, think of every atom in the universe. Think of time, space, judgment, love, holiness. Think of the One who knows everything that there is to know. Think of God’s grace and mercy. How can you not be dramatically affected forever by an encounter with this God?
As the world races towards its greatest and most tragic appointment and encounter with the Judge of all judges, turmoil, tragedy, stress and conflict will intensify and be the order of the day.
Revelation 6:4 “The fiery red horse went out and it was granted to him who sat on it to take peace from the earth.”
Revelation 12:12 “Rejoice O heavens and all who dwell in them! Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and the sea, for the devil has come down to you having great wrath, because he knows that his time is short.”
Into this great drama you are appointed to do the work of the great King and bring the rest and peace of God to multitudes in the valley of decision.
Peace in these days:
In these days of turmoil, you can be and must be different. You must be our Lord’s messenger, but you must be the message yourself! What an amazing privilege we have bestowed on us!
Have a deep look into these verses:
Psalm 119:165 “Great peace have those who love Your word and nothing causes them to stumble.”
Isaiah 48:18 “Oh that you had heeded My commandments! Then your peace would be like a river and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.”
Isaiah 26:3 “You will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on You.”
Psalm 147:11-14 “The Lord takes pleasure in those who fear Him, in those who hope in His mercy...He makes peace in your borders.”
Proverbs 3:13-17 “Happy is the man who finds wisdom, and the man who gains understanding...All her paths are peace. She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her and retain her.”
John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither be afraid.”
No peace in these days:
Christianity has been so infiltrated with the spirit of the world that it’s poisonous. Motivational self-orientation and superficial stimulation is needed to keep the so-called converts content. These self-confident, sorrow-less fools masquerading as Christians claim to have power, but they are full of evil and a counterfeit power.
The worldly wolves behind the pulpit have modified the cross to suit their own golden-calf pleasures.
God is the author of truth and He leads into truth. Self, the world, the media and the demonic create error and lead you into it.
God is not confused. So how did we end up with 30,000 ‘Christian’ denominations? It’s a result of the cross being cast aside and self-will ruling the roost.
Today there is no restraint, because there are no absolutes or consequences. The preaching of the law as a schoolmaster has long gone. In its place has come the preaching of tolerance of sin and excessive grace and liberty.
Jeremiah 14: 13-14 “The prophets say to them, you shall not see the sword nor famine but I will give you assured peace in this place. And the Lord said, ‘the prophets prophesy lies in My name. I have not sent them...”
Here are a few tragic verses of great significance:
Proverbs 29:18 “Where there is no vision (prophetic revelation) the people cast off restraint.”
Deuteronomy 29:19-20 “I shall have peace even though I walk in the imaginations of my own heart...The Lord would not spare him.”
Isaiah 57:20-21 “The wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt. There is no peace says my God for the wicked.”
Isaiah 59:8 “The way of peace they have not known, they have no justice, their paths are crooked; whoever takes that way shall not know peace.”
Daniel 8:25 “Through his (antichrist’s) cunning he will cause deceit to prosper under his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart. He shall destroy many in their peace and prosperity. He shall even rise against the Prince of princes; but he shall be broken without human hand.”
1 Thessalonians 5:3 “When they say peace and safety, then sudden destruction comes upon them, as labour pains upon a pregnant woman, and they shall not escape.”
How to know if you’re saved and on the right track:
●You know that you’re different and something changed in your heart.
●Your thought life changes. You are willing to repent. A pure heart with pure thoughts leads you to a holy and pure life.
●You begin to see the word of the world and its mouthpiece, the mass media, as your enemy.
●There must be a noticeably devastating effect on your relationship with the world, self and the demonic.
●You will be led to have no relationship with the super dragon-church with two horns like a lamb, the vampire blood drinkers and cannibal flesh-eaters (Eucharist), the sex-goddess worshipers (Ishstar or Easter) and sun god of Christmas. You will be led to identify and remove what that the evil Catholic church has brought into the world. (Oh did you know Saint Nick is an ancient title for Satan?)
●You will see the darkness. Being in the light, you will see clearly where you are going and how to get there.
●You will be growing and glowing in holiness. The word ‘holiness’ means “separation”, or to be “apart from.” It means to be separate from the spirit of the world, Satan, the demonic and all such things. It means to be cleansed, set apart and different from all that has not gone through the cross of Messiah.
●If God is at work, He will lead you with others in unity into all truth. It is truth that creates peace. When you discover that 2+2=4 and not 5 you rest in peace.
●You will be a great friend to Israel and the Jewish people in spite of their warts and in spite of the majority of churches turning against them.
Here are a few powerful verses for your meditation:
Revelation 18:4 “And I heard another voice from heaven saying, ‘come out of her (Babylon) My people lest you share in her sins, and let her receive of her plagues.’”
1 Corinthians 1:18 “For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved, it is the power of God.”
Philippians 3:10 “That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death.”
Psalm 55:18 “He has redeemed my soul in peace from the battle which was against me, for there were many against me.”
The shed blood of Messiah is the antithesis of the blood of Satan flowing in the veins of all who are outside of the cross of Messiah. The shed blood of Messiah can only come into your life and bring with it its dramatic effects by choice at the new birth. The unrighteous blood of Satan flows in the unsaved automatically, by natural birth. The difference is as far as distance between heaven and hell.
One comes by natural means and the other by supernatural means. One sets truly free while the other is inbred slavery. One loves the other, while the other hates the One!
Do you think you will be saved because you are good? You fool! Satan has tried to get mankind to “be as God” since that day in the garden! So many are full of the knowledge of the tree of good and evil, they are full of knowledge and wisdom. That good will get you a one way ride to hell.
If you are on the right track, you will be moving forward with our Lord from the dimension of rest and peace to the next – forever forward!
The pursuit of God is easy if you want to. Many people secretly love sin and have no chance of getting near God in that state. If you look for the truth you will find comfort. If you look for comfort you will find neither.
What must you do?
There is so little time left. As the things of this world begin to shake, masses will come looking for the truth.
Can God use you? Is your life usable in a true Biblical sense? Are you prepared to pay the price to become one of God’s servants at this exciting time?
What is your life? Who are you? Have you come to God’s kingdom to find His purpose for creating you? Or have you been moulded and created by the media for hell?
Acts 20:24 “I do not count my life dear to me, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Yeshua, to testify to the grace of God.”
I took this picture in a mangrove swamp. Those are roots and a new plant springing up.
Ephesians 5:8 “You were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of the light.”
Shalom and grow in grace!