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Exodus 19:5-6 “If you (Israel) will indeed obey My voice and keep My covenant, then you shall be a special treasure to Me above all people; for all the earth is Mine. And you shall be to Me a kingdom of priests and a holy nation...”
Amos 9:15 “I will plant them (Israel) in their land, and no longer shall they be pulled up from the land I have given them, says the Lord God.”
Isaiah 41:11 “Behold all those who were incensed against you (Israel) shall be ashamed and disgraced; they shall be as nothing, and those who strive with you shall perish.”
Isaiah 44:18 “They do not know nor understand; for He has shut their eyes so they cannot see, and their hearts so they cannot understand.”
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.
15th November 2019
Shabbat Shalom to all!
The evil “I am”:
This is the ‘me now’ generation, ruled by ‘me, myself, I.’ It is the generation where the cry of the masses is “I am, and there is no other”. Here it is written in ages past:
Isaiah 47:10 “You have trusted in your wickedness. You have said, ‘no one sees me.’ Your wisdom and your knowledge have warped you; and you have said in your heart, ‘I am, and there is no one else besides me.’”
One of the titles of our Messiah is “I am.” So, which ‘I am’ are you going to serve?
In the last few weeks I had two dramatic, most insightful encounters with two individuals, who had professed to be believers for years. Let’s call them Mr A. and Miss B.
Mr A has a foul mouth. I asked him to watch his language, and then spoke of something I had written here in The Prophetic Scroll (TPS). Well, Mr. A exploded and condemned me and TPS, with a tirade of swearing. To be honest, I was shocked to see the sudden extent of his antagonism.
Miss B then came along and exploded because I pointed out that the Bible condemned some of her witchcraft practises which she had tried to mix into her so-called Christianity. She instantly yelled like an electrified Jezebel, rejecting everything I said including the words of the Bible.
These two events are indicative and symptomatic of the world today, including some of the modern compromised churches.
Firstly, let’s analyse the events:
Both Mr A and Miss B were challenged to repent of sin. Both had a violent reaction to the conviction. It was not me or TPS or the Bible that they were offended at, but the personal application of conviction repentance and change, which was now on the table.
It was the conviction that they tried to get rid of by choosing the way of confrontation, and hostility. The way of spineless love would be to say nothing and tolerate it. The way of real godly love is the way of rebuke, and correction. (2 Timothy 3:16) If the individual will not receive it, so be it.
In the light you see the truth, but you also see sin. The light of God will reveal it and what to do about it. The darkness will hide it and attack the light! You can only repent from sin. If you remove what is called sin, re-name it, or water it down, no repentance is required and anything goes.
A hazy spiritual light will give you unclear half truths.
There are a number of bad things at work within many people. They want nothing standing in the way of self’s sin. They want no conviction. They are their own “I am.”
They want to bring people, ministries and the Bible down because it correctly identifies sin and opposes their participation in it. They try to exalt themselves above all authority.
They must tear down the things of God to give expression to their sin-nature.
The world and its god, fallen man and his god, are speeding down the road to soon coming doom.
●These end-times are bringing our Lord closer. ●The antichrist is also getting closer.
●The Man of holiness is drawing near. ●The man of sin is drawing near.
But for sin to flourish, holiness must be cast down. This is the state of the world today.
The problem with many today is that they are deceived, ignorant, don’t care, are proud, with no knowledge of God, and no restraint and discipline.
Most people today are a living offence to God. Of course, they can’t see that, because they are in the dark. It is the responsibility of the church to shed God’s light into this fallen world now.
As the end of the age approaches, the true church is becoming clearly visible in the light of God’s truth, and so is the false church! The eternal glorious kingdom of God, which will be the real survivor, is becoming more evident all the time, but it is exclusive.
By the way, the false church is not destroyed by God in the tribulation. It is destroyed, by its own god, the false Messiah!
The false church is becoming easier to spot. It is designed to make you comfortable in the world and in sin. It hides and obscures sin and its consequences. When the cross is obscured, sin is elevated.
The comfort of the world is not worth the effort of seeking. The world will comfort you in your sin and say, ‘it’s all okay now’. The word of God will not comfort you in your sin. It will condemn and convict you, and then empower you to change and become holy. That is what real true love is all about!
The well used term “There is now no condemnation,” is greatly misused in the church. In reality it is associated with repentance. It is conditional. Here it is:
Romans 8:1 “There is no condemnation to those who are in Messiah, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.”
The woman caught in adultery was forgiven by our Lord. (John 8:10-11) But He said to her, ‘Now go and sin no more.’ This was the command of repentance and correction. She was not forgiven to continue in adultery.
Tradition holds that this was the “woman of sin” in Luke 7:37 and in fact was Mary Magdalene. If it was her, that means that her repentance led to her being the first one to see our Lord resurrected. It is a repentant attitude and life that cause spiritual sight.
May I say, that if you want a healthy spiritual life, break from the world’s ways and join and receive the word’s ways. Repent of sin now, but be advised, that a walk of repentance will do you more good than any exercises ever will!
Yes be free in your God-given liberty, but always keep an eye on the old sin nature and its desire to self-resurrect and trip you up.
Above all, in these dangerous days - exalt, uplift, revere and magnify the word of God in your life.
Be encouraged, stand strong – you can and must!
Edition 479: July 23rd 2019
Great end-time conflicts:
These are words of life!
Fortify the wall, get your spiritual weapons lined up and cleaned up ready to be brought into service.
You need to have defensive and offensive weapons on all sides, except your back! It is the Lord Himself that will be “your rear guard.” (Isaiah 52:12)
The greatest error of our time is not to see. It is to be blinded by the light! It is the error of seeing things from the wicked world’s point of view. In the sanctuary of darkness, your conscience will be seared, and you will be a vulture’s prey.
It’s okay to have spiritual hiccups for a short season and lose focus, but be careful out there, get rid of those hiccups quickly. They’re dangerous in these days.
Those who draw from polluted waters will themselves become polluted and then pollute others, and end up with more than a frog in the throat, or spiritual hiccups!
Many are inwardly drawn to error and have a natural propensity to be at home with it is. It’s always the same ones! You can be very sure that they are drawing form a polluted source!
Many of you out there would do well to throw out the polluted waters of your spiritual source.
A broken and clean heart before our Lord and the full acceptance of the work of the Spirit of God is the way to see clearly and with purity.
I recall way back in the 70s being fascinated with a piece of paper that had a silver emulsion on one side. When it was exposed to a controlled light and placed in developer, suddenly an image began to appear. You could manipulate the image intensity in various ways, but you were stuck with it once it had gone into a bath of fixer and then washed.
Back in those days that was the essence of how photography worked. Today we do most of these things digitally.
It is the Light of God that enlightens the image. But He shuts off its making as well.
The point for us all is that once the image of our lives has been reflected onto God’s eternal “paper” and been fixed, it’s a signed, sealed and delivered situation.
This, my friends is like the light of your glory. It will appear and it will last forever. It will not fade! Once your glory has been revealed by God’s light – that’s it, you can’t do it again.
Silver-coated photographic paper works only once!
Colossians 3:4 “When Messiah who is our life, appears, then you also will appear with Him in glory.”
Isaiah 60:20 “Your sun shall no longer go down, nor shall your moon withdraw itself, for the Lord will be your everlasting light and the days of your mourning shall be ended.”
1 Thessalonians 5:5 “You are all sons of the light and sons of the day. We are not in the night or darkness, therefore let us not sleep as the others do, but let us keep watch and be sober.”
Don’t waste your time on the rubbish the world has to offer. We don’t know how long we have? Of course there are some whose focus must legitimately be in success in the world, but it is always with the kingdom of God as a priority in their lives.
Personally, I have just had a terrible health “encounter” that I did not think I would come out of. Only a week or two later, after some cracking prayer from friends and my prayer partners, I’m almost back to normal again.
I would like to thank those who selflessly stood in the gap for me.
In fact I can now see the other side of the story. I have endeavoured to turn this around on the devil’s head and come out stronger for our Lord.
So, to me it is now already like a new milestone. I dedicate myself afresh to serving you.
Conflicts are ramping up!
The Straits of Hormuz are becoming the battle-waters of coming great conflict.
It’s not so much about oil-tankers carrying black gold from the deep to the west. It’s not so much about Iran and the US or Islam against Israel. It is about Satan and God!
Satan knows that one little spot – a choke-hold, a strangle-hold sees about 30% of the world’s oil need flow through Hormuz. That can disrupt the world economy in a flash if interfered with.
I’ve said for many years and do so again, this will be the nasty trigger to Gog and Magog and the other wars of prophecy in the region.
The question is not what you or I think on these issues, but whose side are you on in spiritual terms. (Revelation 12:12-13)
Where God goes and is acknowledged, and recognised, upliftment comes along. New vision and understanding comes along. It always works in the larger picture too. In other words, upliftment of society as a whole takes place – all for the betterment of mankind.
The source can even be one small ministry, which then spreads outwards. It is evil spreads in a lack of godliness in the nation.
Think of this: The USA has always been a “nation under God” to some degree. The US has always stood with and for Israel. You could see it in the inventiveness and success through their times.
Pretty soon the Space race began.
“Reach for the stars – reach for the final frontier” they said, and off they went in funny space suits to the final frontiers, the conquest of paradise, even though it amounted to not much more than a paradise ball of cheese in the sky!
►But the godless reject the ways of God and are drawn down! Relating to Israel we have the final frontier now being turned by the world-system to the “final solution again”!
As God’s glorious plan of salvation for the world flies through history, we see the wonderful plan encapsulated in:
Israel is: ●Elected ●Rebelled ●Rejected ●Regathered ●Repented ●Accepted.
On May 14th 1948, the Lion nation, soon to release the Lion of the tribe of Judah, became a nation, which was part of this process above. Israel reached for her lost Star in blind obedience to God’s prompting. The final frontier beside one arrived - their national Promised Land. (Their salvation in Messiah being the last frontier.)
But what happened the very next day? On May 15th 1948, the Palestinians declared it “Nakba” day. Meaning: “The day of catastrophe.”
If you seriously look at these two issues you can see those who have chosen heaven and those who have chosen hell!
It is: “Bless Israel and be blessed” – God. Or “Let’s wipe Israel off the map.” – Iran.
Who do you think will come out on top here? A lot more half the world have become thicker than 26 planks. – And many churches too.
Today, more and more, people have become so junk-filled that they can’t distinguish between what is right, holy and what is of the devil anymore.
Many times when you are an advocate and practitioner of God’s holiness, and His ways, people look at you funny! But don’t be concerned about that. God will look at them through eyes of fire and fury – soon – not very funny!
Rend you hearts! Be clean...you are in conflict even now.
Joel 2:13 “So, rend your hearts and not your garments; return to the Lord your God...”
Job 17:9 “The righteous will hold to his way, and he who has clean hands will be stronger and stronger.”
Psalm 24:4-5 “He who has clean hands and a pure heart and has not lifted his soul to an idol, nor sworn deceitfully, will receive blessing from the Lord.”
2 Samuel 22:21 “The Lord rewarded me according to my righteousness and according to the cleanness of my hands.”
Don’t ever get the idea from anyone that all you do even in sincerity is of God and will be rewarded. Those who are carnally minded and have built their lives on the errors of the day will have it all stripped away – forever.
Many people are storing up a pile of rotten, dead works in their lives. It actually goes frighteningly further “Being carnally minded makes you an enemy of God!” (Romans 8:6-8)
For the active believer caught up in glorious truth – great glory awaits. Even nature itself is stirring ahead of the revealing of the saints!
When you are on the right path, you will have an inner witness and peace will be your end.
This is a mix of a cheetah picture, a lion and a baobab tree. I took the the pictures in Botswana some years ago.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!