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- ”America has finally decided the Bible is not illegal!” (Jerusalem Post) The US, in a historic move has declared that it will not use the term “settlements” anymore, legalising and legitimising Jewish control over Judea and Samaria.
- Ironically, the UN passed a resolution yesterday with 154 nations voting in favour of the Temple Mount falling under full Muslim control, rejecting Israel’s ownership.
- Israel attacks numerous Syrian targets near Damascus in response to Syria / Iran rocket attacks on Israel - all shot down by Israel's Iron Dome (20th Nov.) Israel says will now respond to every attack. "Its a new day."
- One in four Europeans now hold Anti-Semitic views (new poll 21st Novemeber)
These will change on Sundays or as the Lord leads.
The following verses apply well to the mass media:
Job 9:4 “Who has hardened his heart against Him and prospered?”
Isaiah 43:13 “...I work and who can reverse it?”
Philippians 1:9 “I pray that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and all discernment...”
Jeremiah 7:28 “You shall say to them, ‘This is a nation that does not obey the voice of the Lord their God, nor receive correction. Truth has perished and been cut off from their mouth.”
Shabbat (Sabbath) begins on Fridays at 6pm and ends on Saturdays at 6pm. The purpose is to help the church and Israel become reconciled in Messiah and to identify the rift, and the needed restoration. There is much in the church that needs to change before it can be fully reconciled with the Jew. Likewise, changes in Jewish thinking are also needed.
22nd November 2019
Shabbat Shalom to all!
The remnant church:
Be careful of cutting yourself off and becoming an independent island. We must know where we fit in and where we don’t, but don’t use this difference as a weapon. Don’t cause division. If the truth is in you and causes division, so be it. This must humble you and not fill you with pride.
Knowing these things may save your faith or at least strengthen it, in these particular troublesome times of doctrinal heresy, error and deception.
We all want to be right and not wrong, but be careful of weaponising your right with a wrong attitude of self-exaltation.
The remnant church is not a new separate entity. It is not a defined new organisation, institution, or denomination. It is a loose term for a grouping or collection of like-minded believers in love with the full truth of God and His word.
The biggest characterising mark of the remnant believer is his fear of the Lord.
Part of the end-time reality is that there will be a remnant of true believers in the midst of a fallen, false, counterfeit church of the masses. If you know that, and how to identify the counterfeit church, and the true remnant church, you are already on solid ground.
The remnant precedent is biblically set in relation to Israel. Is it any surprise that there is a remnant within the church as well?
Here, in the verses below we see this incredible remnant pattern for Israel:
Jeremiah 23:3 “I will gather the remnant of My flock out of all countries where I have driven them and bring them back to their folds and they shall be fruitful and increase.”
Isaiah 37:31-32 “The remnant of those who escaped out of Judah, shall again take root downward and bear fruit upward. For out of Jerusalem will go a remnant...the zeal of the Lord shall do this.”
Micah 7:18 “Who is a God like You, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression of the remnant of His heritage?”
“All Israel will be saved? (Romans 11:26) It is “all” who make up the remnant!
Now, have a look at the two verses below and note well what the remnant of Israel will be doing in these end-times. They are the ones who God will use as His battle axe! (Jeremiah 51:20)
Micah 5:7-8 “Then the remnant of Jacob (Israel) shall be in the midst of many peoples, like dew from the Lord, like showers on the grass...and the remnant shall be among the Gentiles, like a lion among the beasts of the forest, who both treads down and tears in pieces...All Your enemies shall be cut off.”
Zephaniah 2:9 “Moab (Jordan / Palestinians today) shall be like Sodom, and the people of Ammon like Gomorrah...The residue of My people shall plunder them, and the remnant of My people shall possess them.”
These verses above (and many more) make it abundantly clear that God’s special chosen people are not every last Jew but a remnant amongst them. This pattern is repeated in the dispensation of the church.
We see clearly in the messages to seven churches, and other scriptures that a great number of churches are condemned by God. Only a small minority in the church are without any condemnation. (Don’t argue with me about that word “condemnation” – Read the ltetters to the seven churches)
The Prophetic Scroll will continue to draw attention to the remnant church. There is much more to come on the subject.
The remnant is becoming easier to identify as the Christian masses follow each other the wrong way and the minority remnant get’s God’s green light to go forward.
In many respects it is the minority remnant that is the pillar holding up the building.
There is a big sign playing out now in US politics. One party (Republicans) upholds the Bible and the principles of a nation under God, the other casts it down. One upholds biblically based laws and values. The other casts them down. “If you forsake the word / ways/ law of God you will praise the wicked.” (Proverbs 28:4) When you cast down the truth, “The land will mourn.” (Hosea 4:1-2)
The remnant church upholds our Lord and His word – all of it, rightly applied, as led by the Spirit of God. There is something unshakable, deeply imbedded in the hearts of the remnant believer. It is the exaltation and elevation of truth and its application.
The fall of modern man is succinctly plotted in 2 Timothy 3:1-5. (Please read it) But as we get to the last verse of this discourse we see the reason. “They have a form of godliness but deny its power - from such people turn away.” It is powerless false religion that leads to moral and ethical decay.
Note the terrible twins: “●a godly form” but “●deny its power.” Isn’t that the truth of the Spirit-less church today – the majority of them anyway?
We are in a fast deteriorating world. It is not static by any means! You need to have your heart anchored into the truth, by the Spirit, otherwise the coming storms will wreck you.
2 Timothy 3:13 “Evil men and imposters will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.”
The remnant are stable and strong. It’s good to know that if you find difficulty fitting in with much of the modern church, you are not alone. There are great many who are like you and with you.
I know that with most people, it is not at all from a position of rebellion, independence or pride. It is from a position of knowing and growing in the truth, while others grow in error and worldliness.
►Thankfully there are many congregations, and ministries which, even as a whole, are part of the remnant. God will always have His remnant at work in the kingdom.
Here is the remnant’s amazing book:
Note that this glorious “book of remembrance,” is exclusive. It’s only for the few who fear the Lord! (This is not the Lamb’s book of life of the Revelation. It is a special book of rewards for those who meet the conditions.)
Malachi 3:16-17 “Then those who feared the Lord spoke to one another and the Lord listened and heard them. So a book of rembrance was written before Him, for those who fear the Lord and meditate on His name. They shall be mine, says the Lord of hosts, on the day that I make them My jewels, and I will spare them.”
Note that God eve drops on this remnant that fears Him as they speak and communicate with each other. And note the end result!
Do you think God notices what we are saying right here and communicating with each other? I think so!
Rest in the exciting truth my friends!
Edition 327: August 31st 2016
The media and the end times:
The media and the end times:
The battle is intensifying. It’s a battle for the minds, souls and hearts of the masses. Satan knows his time is short (Revelation 12:12). Satan does not want people to know of his existence and operation. As believers, you have authority over his devices. The great tragedy is that many people will be defeated by a defeated foe!
Our Lord warned five times in the discourse on the Mount of Olives against arising end-time deception. It is one of the major signs of the times.
My friends, all the prophesied end-time events will not just suddenly happen in the tribulation. They are starting up now. We are and will see waves of labour pains, and a world getting worse, not better.
The mass-media have a major role to play, much more important than most people can even imagine.
There was a time not too long ago, when the media was a lot less dangerous than they are today. So what happened? It was when Clarke Gable said “damn” in Gone with the wind. It was when the media led by their god, Satan, removed the truth of the Bible and its virtues from society.
This led to the gradual frog in the hot- water syndrome, and the removal of biblical virtues, values and morality.
The media elevated themselves to the position of god of truth. But they had no idea what they were doing.
The god of the world is the god of misinformation, error, lies and deception – in the name of truth!
Who and what is the mass-media?
In this edition, I’m using the definition in a wider sense. It’s basically any source of regular information. It is that which the masses see, watch, hear and receive from. It also includes the world of entertainment, movies, TV, social media, advertising and all information channels outside of the gospel.
The mass-media is a well organised pyramid-type structure. At the bottom are the reporters, the news anchors and presenters. They are subservient to the media-management and bosses, where policy is set and made. They in turn are normally also in submission to market-listed conglomerates.
All of them, in blind ignorance, are in direct submission to their big all-powerful boss, Satan himself and his host of principalities, powers and demons.
Satan is the god of this world (2 Corinthians 4:4), but he is also the world power. (komokratos). He is also the “hoopokrite” – the original hypocrite masquerading behind good and evil masks.
If you reject the ways of God, a spiritual replacement takes place. Instead of truth, error moves in masquerading as truth and you won’t see it or know it.
The world’s mass-media are the prime tools of massive errors and deception.
The fall of the big media boss:
Truth is not a democracy. You can’t vote on it or decide which bits you’ll have and which bit’s you’ll reject. Because the world thinks this and it’s the majority consensus, means nothing at all – absolutely nothing. Truth stands supreme.
Isaiah 14:13 “You (Lucifer) have said in your heart: ‘I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God; I will also sit on the mount of the congregation on the farthest sides of the north; I will ascend above the heights of the clouds, I will be like the Most High.’ Yet you shall be brought down to Sheol (hell).”
The verse above is about the original fall of Lucifer before he even became Satan. Then in the Garden, we see Satan doing exactly the same thing with Adam and Eve. He said to them that they would be exalted just like God Himself. (Genesis 3:5)
●Satan, in his pride, said to Eve that she would be wise if she swallowed his advice.
●Satan said to Eve that her eyes would be opened if she obeyed him.
●Satan said to Eve that she will not surely die, for rejecting God’s word and choosing his! Talk about a big oops!
Genesis 3:4-5 “The serpent (Satan) said to the woman (Eve), You will not surely die, for God knows that in the day you eat of the fruit, your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”
Today this is the exact pattern within the mass media. Nothing has changed! They reject the word of God; exalt their own above God, thinking that they can see.
Mass media, you have “exalted” yourselves into hell! Prepare to meet your god right there!
You can’t please God by doing what He has rejected and by building what He has broken down. (Babel).
The media is again facilitating and “sponsoring” the building of a new world with all religions except true cross-founded Christianity.
My friends, it won’t be long before the internet has been surrendered and fed on a plate to the globalist elite and their agenda. This may only fully materialise in the tribulation period, but it is already heading that way. Obama is the prime devil-puppet trying to get this done. (Look it up – it’s happening now!)
The media’s hatred for the cross of Messiah:
Here’s the picture: Our Lord and Messiah is up there dying on a cross. His blood is dripping. The people around Him shout, “Come down from that cross and save yourself.” (Mark 15:30). They’ve got a better idea – no cross, no shed blood! “Let His blood be upon us and our children and children’s children” they shouted. (Matthew 27:25)
So, they saw His blood being spilt, but they rejected it all. Now His blood, instead of being in them, by faith, is upon them in judgement. And who was responsible? It was the voice of the masses!
If you obey the masses and reject the shed blood of Messiah, He comes down from the cross for you, and now you have to be saved without blood which of course, must now be by works. His blood is now upon you, on the outside, where it just dries up, instead of living in you and saving you.
The main thing of the media is not to destroy Christianity, but to destroy the cross from Christianity. The work of the cross is unique; it separates and makes holy. Without it, apart from not being saved, no one is holy, not in the slightest. “Without holiness no one will see the Lord.” (Hebrews 12:14)
What the media hates is the values, virtues and morality of true cross-bearing Christians. The media will champion cross-less Christianity, in unity with other world religions, obviously also cross-less.
The work of the media is to acclimatise you to the godless, unholy, cross-less world and its god.
There is a scarlet vein with the pure blood of the Lamb flowing in all true believers and bringing them into a powerful holy unity which is totally different, separated and above all that is cross-less.
At Babel, Satan again came up with a plan for world peace by creating world unity, including a world inter-faith system, in rebellion to God’s will. We know how that ended!
Few people know that the full name of Barabbas was Jesus Barabbas and that Barabbas means “Son of his father.” So the name is Jesus, son of his father.” (The King James Version leaves the full name out, but it is in the original manuscripts – look it up,)
John 18:40 “They all cried out, ‘give us Barabbas.”
Jesus the son of his father had no cross and therefore no resurrection. Jesus the Son of His Father went through the cross to resurrection.
Who was the father of Jesus Barabbas? He was a robber and murderer, and so was his father, Satan. Barabbas represents the world without the cross, full of sin – the exact, exalted way of the media!
Here are the tragic, gravity filled, unwritten ways and claims of the mass media:
“Come down from the cross and save yourself”. “Give us the thief and murderer, Barabbas”. “You will not surely die and you will become wise and become like God.” “You can build a tower and bridge to God.”
Today, so many churches are serving Satan through the ways of the mass media, without even knowing it, led by Reverend Dunghead.
The media that we see, hear and read are blind puppets. They have no authority and no opinions, although the public thinks the opposite. They are the puppets of their media-empire bosses and they are puppets of the big world-order financiers. They are puppets of their boss – Satan.
All of these puppets in a row – right through to the big boss, Satan, are all about one single thing, and that is control. Their end objective is to control you and deliver you on a platter to Satan’s kingdom.
1 Corinthians 3:18-20 “Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you seems to be wise in this age (Lit=of this age), let him become a fool that he may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, ‘He catches the wise in their own craftiness. The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise are futile.’
The agenda of the media:
The great agenda of the world and its voice, the mass media, is world peace. They’re not trying to destroy the world. They’re not trying to bring war to the world through their two-state solution for Israel. They’re not trying to create enmity with Christians through their promotion of homosexuality. They’re trying to bring world religions together in unity.
The agenda of the media is not to inform you, but to misinform you. It’s not to give you information to make you truly wise and better, it’s to re-inform you and “package” you into a submissive fool. It’s to strip away any Christian virtues, values or principles that you have upheld. It is to de-Christianise you and Satanise you!
The media uses many subtle, subliminal methods that you would never even be aware of. In many cases the media puppets that deliver the message are not even aware themselves that they are simply tools of the devil.
In all these things and more, they’re trying to create a universal human being, tolerant of all things, leading to their ultimate goal of world peace. If only everyone would agree with their agenda, they think there would be world peace.
Proverbs 28:4 “Those who forsake the word praise the wicked, but such as keep the law (word) contend with them.”
They think they can create world-peace without world-holiness! You see, when you remove God’s word, you can deem anything to be “holy” or okay, because it’s what you believe and you have an elevated human right to that.
My friends, it is exclusively the cross and shed blood of our Messiah that produces resurrection, and resurrection is supernatural, miraculous, on the far side of the cross, empowered by the Spirit of the living God. Only this resurrection produces purity and holiness!
In resurrection there is a pure holiness, separated from all that is unholy. Have you ever wondered why our great Messiah appeared to and dealt only with true believers after the resurrection and before the ascension?
Here’s the very funny thing: I can see into the future! Yes I can. I can see the end result of the media’s great agenda and how successful it will be. Here it is: 1Thessalonians 5:3-4 “When they (the world) say ‘peace and safety,’ then sudden destruction comes upon them...and they shall not escape.”
That’s the Babel story, isn’t it, all over again?
The world and its mass-media voice will again soon, throw a big celebratory party. They will yell with joy as Israel signs a peace treaty with many nations, revealing a new superman, superstar world – leader – the antichrist. They will scream “peace and safety” from the roof tops to the whole world.
World destruction will follow, not peace. What a shock for them. They will yell “peace, peace” when the two-state solution comes about. But great world war will be the result. (Joel 3:2)
So why do I think this is all so funny? Well, it’s tragically funny. The reason is because their future is spelt out right here in God’s media (His word), and yet they choose the world’s media instead. That’s got to be funny. But Satan said they would be wise, just like God!! They fell for the lie, because they rejected the truth!
And if you think I’m being insensitive, here is what God thinks:
Psalm 37:12-13 “The wicked plots against the righteous and gnashes his teeth against him. The Lord laughs at him, for He sees that his day is coming.”
Psalm 2:2-4 “The kings of the earth and the rulers take counsel together, against the Lord and His anointed, saying ‘let us break their bonds in pieces (divide them).’ He who sits in the heavens shall laugh and He shall scoff at them.”
The agenda of the media is just the same as the agenda of Satan and the course of this, his world. (Ephesians 2:2).
Fake news sites and the gullible:
Today the mass media includes social media. This has become a playground of Satan and a real battleground for true believers. Social media has become a haven for Jezebels, false prophets and pure plain ignorance.
Of course the internet is by far the best method of spreading the gospel as well, so we can’t throw the baby out with the bathwater. But we need to be more and more discerning in these times.
Lately, a huge amount of fake news websites have appeared all over the net. These swine-sites have only one purpose, which is to hoodwink and deceive people. They thrive on spreading false information about all things Christian or religious.
People blindly buy into the lies and spread them further, without checking.
Of course we can say that people should not be gullible to start with and that is true, but beware those who capitalise on gullibility!
Deuteronomy 27:18 “Cursed be he who makes the blind to wander out of the way of God. Bring every thought into captivity to the obedience of our Messiah.”
You can find a list of the ever increasing fake news, lying swine websites right HERE
Don’t try to reform the media, its impossible – avoid it.
The mass media is all about control. The word “journalist” comes from the root word meaning to “inform.” That’s just fine when that’s all you encounter in the media. But because the god of camouflage is in their hearts, they operate by editing in what suits them and editing out what doesn’t suite them.
This way, they actually get to control their audience through pure manipulation of the facts.
The following verses apply perfectly to the mass media, but also a lot more widely. They speak of the impossibility of hearing, seeing, understanding and knowing God’s word, will and way outside of the kingdom of God:
In numerous “strange” verses God says: “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” This implies that many with ears can’t hear God.
John 8:43-47 “Why do you not understand My speech? Because you are not able to listen to My word. You are of your father the devil, and the desire of your father you want to do.”
John 8:47 “He who is of God hears God’s words; therefore you do not hear, because you are not of God.”
Luke 11:34 “The lamp of the body is the eye. Therefore when your eye is good, your whole body also is full of light, but when your eye is bad, your body also is full of darkness. Therefore take heed that the light which is in you is not really darkness.”
Daniel 12:4 “Daniel, shut up the words and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro and knowledge shall increase”. Verse 10 - “Many shall be purified and made white, but the wicked shall do wickedly; and none of the wicked shall understand.”
Why the media will lead you to hell:
Joel 3:14 “Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision! For the day of the Lord is near in the valley of decision.”
The media wants you to be like them. They want you to be in agreement with them. They want you! But they are your biggest enemies. Make the right decision!
Understand that when people see that you are not with them or in their camp they hate you.
One thing you can’t do is hold a potato in your hand and call it a tomato. It is one or the other. You can’t hang on to the ways of the world and its voice, the media and the pure truth of the word of God for very long. One will have to give in.
World unity, world peace and a world religion all sounds good. That is the way to hell.
The majority of people in the world are utterly and totally defenceless against Satan in the mass- media. This is simply because they don’t know it. They can’t see it and don’t believe it. Even as a believer, if you do not have the knowledge of God and the blood of the Lamb shed abroad in your hearts and the gifts of the Spirit at work, you can’t see clearly the difference between the kingdom of God and the kingdom of the world.
They remove the truth and come against it.
But more than just remove the truth, they have popularised error and made it acceptable and right in their eyes...all in the name of human rights.
Don’t think that Satan is scared of the word “Christian”. Christian media is one of his prime targets. He has infiltrated every field of the media, so we need to be discerning in this regard.
The Spirit of God is also at work in the Christian media. There are many that are producing great material and spreading the gospel far and wide.
In fact if you look at the little visitor map on this website alone, note that The Prophetic Scroll is represented in every nation of the world. The only blank spots are where there are no people.
Many churches and para-church organisations are using all forms of media to get the message out.
John 16:1 “These things I have spoken to you, that you should not be made to stumble.”
Be truly wise – know God’s word and be discerning.
The media is rooted in deception, error and all that is counterfeit. It operates in its supposedly wise opinion, while we operate in Spirit-led revelation and information.
My friends please don’t underestimate the battle that is on the go in the spirit realm for your soul. But also bear in mind that Satan is a defeated foe. That means the media is already finished. It is defeated, it will not endure.
We have the most wonderful, glorious, majestic future ahead of us – it’s not far off. Do you see it and hear it coming?
It’s flower season in Namaqualand. I took this picture a few seasons ago in this wild wonderland!
Shalom and grow in His Grace!