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- Netanyahu says, “Christians are champions of truth and sooner or later, everyone will see it.”
- Israeli Tourism Minister: “Israel’s ties with Christians are stronger than any pandemic.”
- Biden promises to place Muslims at every level of government.
- Francis says new world order needs to happen now with the United Nations at the helm.
- Francis endorses same sex mariages for the first time. (21st)
- Today (20th) Vatican launches an interfaith prayer for world peace initiative called "No one is saved alone". This is nothing but a call for religious globalism! (Their logo is made up of three sixes.)
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.
23rd October 2020
Shabbat Shalom to all!
Some mistakes and presumptions:
My job is not just to go with the flow. It is to help, inspire and lead us into all truth. That involves identifying error.
My job is to stick a sword in your heart (sometimes) and make you feel good about it.
In these days, doctrinal error is a pandemic. It need not be so for you. Our God is not a God of confusion. Satan is!
There are doctrinal errors that are not of importance. Others can rock your faith!
Some are a real game changer, when you see the truth in them!
Here are a few end-time errors doing the rounds today. Some are important and some not so:
●Without the centrality of the cross you can get by: No you can’t. This is the single biggest error ever, which will send you on a roller-coaster to hell. Without it and its personal application, in daily cross-bearing, you will be left powerless and under the deception of your own power of self and human reasoning.
●The absence of the baptism in the Spirit will get you by: It will get you by as a failure. The application of and use of the gifts and the armour of God is an error that will see you deceived and defeated in these days – for sure!
●Mistake = “The great apostasy”: The term is not in the Bible! (2 Thessalonians 2:3) “The falling away,” correctly interpreted means the departure, or removal of the church in rapture. (See edition 517 for more) Some other verses do speak of deteriorating faith amongst certain churches.
●Mistake= “No one knows the day or hour” of the rapture: The term is not in the Bible! (Matthew 24:36) “Of this day and hour, no one knows,” is the correct term. If you read all the surrounding verses, they refer to the condition in the tribulation period. In context, it has nothing at all to do with the rapture – go and read the chapter, not just the verse.
●Mistake= The rapture is imminent; it could happen anytime as there are no signs for it: This is wrong. There are numerous signs for of the tribulation period and the dispensation change from the church age to the final seven years. A pre-tribulation rapture therefore has all of those signs as well.
If the rapture / tribulation start does not occur on a feast of trumpets, it would leave that feast unfulfilled and the remaining ones out of sync. That alone is a huge weight of evidence. The pattern of exact, to the day, literal fulfilment of the prophetic aspect of the feasts is clearly revealed in the fulfilments of the previous five feasts.
●Mistake= “The days of the tribulation will be shortened”: (Matthew 24:22) No they will not be shortened. The word usage means that the days of the tribulation period are cut out in time. The seven year period is the cut-out period. It does not mean actual days will not be 24 hours anymore. (Numerous commentaries support this)
●Mistake= “End-time knowledge shall increase: (Daniel 12:4) this, quite simply means that knowledge of these particular end-time events will increase as they near. General knowledge of all sorts, expanding over time, is no sign at all. It is obvious.
●Mistake= “The antichrist will confirm an existing peace treaty / covenant: (Daniel 9:27) so, what covenant would that be? There is no existing seven-year covenant, which identified the antichrist, which involves the rebuilt temple, or fits the requirements of Daniel 9:27 and others.
The word means to make a “strong covenant.” The Amplified Bible has it right – read it.
●Mistake= The Abrahamic Accords are the Daniel 9:27 peace treaty, because they use the term, “peace and safety”. That is pure short-sighted hogwash, presented largely by the always wrong brigade. (I have much more, shocking and very surprising things to share on this. I just need to find a place to fit it in.)
●Mistake= The cause of end-time judgements: There is a great variety of opinions here, some are most reasonable, some are not, and some are plainly insane. The general consensus among the mature, long standing pastors and teachers, which I fully concur with, is that the reasons are that “light” and “salt” (the church) has gone dim relating to the worldwide pandemic of abortion, homosexuality and other sins of rebellion to the word of God.
The insane presumption is that God has brought all the world troubles, like the corona virus on the world, because Trump divided Israel. Trump has not divided Israel, the “Deal of the Century” has not been ratified and is null and void.
To say that God brought the virus and other judgments on the world because Trump divided Israel is to play right into the hands of the devil and make a mockery of God. It is misdirection away from the real causes.
●Mistake= “The blood will run to the horses bridles for 1600 stadia (1 stadia =630 ft. The length is 1,008,000 ft.) (Revelation 14:20) This does not mean that the blood will run that deeply during the wrath of God. It is physically impossible for blood to run that far and deep.
The verse likens the situation to a horse trampling the grapes under a tribulum (wine press), which gets splattered with grape juice up to the horses bridles. (Isaiah 63:2, Revelation 19:13)
●Mistake= End-time signs are for the church: This is a widespread and deeply entrenched error. The truth is that end-time signs are primarily for Israel, and the unbeliever, and occur within Israel’s divided dispensation (Old Covenant and seven-year tribulation.) True signs are supernatural events. The church is not to be led by signs! We are led by the Spirit of God. If it’s a true supernatural sign, it will influence and draw people in to be saved. If it’s a lying sign it will wreck the faith of many, when discovered as a lie. (The classic was the Revelation 12-sign – lie, which wrecked the faith of many when it failed.)
Bear in mind that biblical truth roars. It bites and devours as it confronts. It also comforts and edifies, when you’re on the right side. The Jewish Lion and the Lamb is the essence of truth! It is not to be taken lightly, trivialised or changed. Truth is the Lamb and the Lion, not the Catholic ham and bunny.
If you are out in the wild African bush, there is a continuous symphony and chorus of natures beautiful sounds. When a nearby lion begins to roar, all else falls silent. I have observed that personally many times – it’s incredible. When the King speaks even the air reverberates and others shut up.
Today we are not seeing very much talk or teaching on the growing proliferation of demonic activity. This sets up many for defeat.
These are the days in which you need full on spiritual warfare.
The message of the word to the world must be alive with the Spirit of God, and when rightly applied it will convict, rebuke, alarm you, disturb you, and pull the carpet out from under you.
Soon coming judgement could be the day of your greatest rejoicing ever, or the beginning of you eternal regret. It will be one or the other, you can bank on that and you will not wiggle out of it.
The prophetic word is a navigator in troubled times. But today the prophetic word is being assaulted from without and within.
Edition 514: March 24th 2020.
Know who to receive from.
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It’s very important to know who to receive from in terms of spiritual things and who not. It can get you shipwrecked or get you sailing away to glory.
The first source of your spiritual knowledge, wisdom and growth is the Holy Spirit.
Stay on the straight and narrow road with the word of God exalted. This will be the road with few people on it. Avoid the wide and winding road with multitudes on it, and many opinions.
The word “doctrine” comes from the root word “dogma.” Yes, doctrine is dogmatic!
The Spirit of the living God has something to say about everything all the time. We need ears to hear and eyes to see. We desperately need the spiritual gift of discernment. (Jeremiah 5:21, Mark 8:18)
The great tragedy is to have eyes that do not see, and ears that do not hear. Sadly, those with no spiritual eyes and ears don’t know they don’t have them. If ever there was a day in which Spirit-led spiritual wisdom is needed, it is today.
In this edition I want to look at the importance of these things specifically related to these end times, and the critical prophetic issues of the day.
These are the days in which multitudes worldwide will be in the valley of decision, or great deception. (Joel 3:14)
We are on the verge of increasing catastrophes and a great spiritual revival.
Tools of the “trade”
The purpose of the teacher is to reveal the word of God by the Spirit of God. The teacher is to be a living revelation, relating God’s word, without changing it, to current situations.
Proverbs 29:18 “Where there is no revelation, (prophetic) the people cast off restraint, but happy is he who keeps the law (word).”
1 Peter 4:11 “If anyone speaks, let him speak as the oracles of God...”
Your spiritual food must cause you to grow well and accurately like a builder using a plumbline. (Amos 7:7-8). You must drink milk, eat meat and your vegetables and then ice cream. (1 Corinthians 3:2, 1 Peter 2:2)
Your food must be well prepared and not be mixed with any toxins. Mixture of truth and error nullifies the truth making it part of the pile of poison. It is the way of the world, and not God.
James 3:11 “Does a spring send forth fresh water and bitter at the same opening? Can a fig tree, my brethren, bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? Thus no spring can yield both salt water and fresh.”
Twisted doctrine makes you a twisted person, albeit a bit further down the road.
The teacher must not try to be the leading of the Spirit for others.
The teacher must be: ●one who is able to withstand hardship without complaining. ●He must not be a novice in the things of God. ●His lifestyle must be God-centred and humble before God. ●He must be unafraid of the opinions of man. ●He must be a man of prayer. ●He must be spiritually equipped in the operation of the gifts of the Spirit, particularly the revelatory gifts. ●He must be a radical oddball. ●He must have an air of the authority of God around him. ●He must not be an indecisive speculator offering variable alternatives or opinions. ●He will be known for knowing the word backwards and for being enlightened by the Spirit. ●He will be known by the many people that he has led to victory, and by others who hate him. ●He must know how to rightly divide and apply the word between spirit, soul and body, and between dispensations.
By the way, I reject everything being packaged as “rightly dividing the word” by some of the Revelation 12-sign teachers. It has the dangerous goal of dividing Israel out of the picture.
I reject even what they have right, because it is all of a wrong spirit. It is easy to use what is right in letter, with a wrong spirit of error, which causes great harm down the line.
A very big problem in ministry is personal pride, self-promotion and self-exaltation. You can easily spot a man of self-importance. You can see it in his mannerisms, his words and methods of manipulation, even in his dress.
Many are experts at hiding their pride, but it comes out in the end. That was the sin of Lucifer. “Whoever exalts himself will be abased”. (Matthew 23:12, Proverbs 29:23)
The teacher must know and see exactly where we are prophetically, and proclaim it, looking into it, warning and leading.
►You should always get the feeling that your godly teacher is there to exalt and glorify God and His kingdom firstly, and above all else.
On the Isle of Patmos John received the Revelation. “He fell as dead,” before the vision of the Lord.” Do you see your teacher fall in humility before the Lord? In chapter four John is caught up to heaven. In this single chapter the word “throne” is used fourteen times.
Does you godly teacher enthrone and exalt our Lord repeatedly? Does he speak of the eternal, almighty, holy, high and lifted up One?
The teacher is to transfer and impart knowledge, understanding and the wisdom of God. But know this: With the transfer of these things comes a transfer of spirits. Many times you will catch or pick up the spirit of the teacher, like a virus.
That may be just fine, but with some, you will pick up pride, prejudice, deception, error and the course to being shipwrecked.
The teacher must teach on Israel, rightly divided, which is Israel: ●Called ●Elected ●Rebelled ●Rejected ●Regathered ●Repented ●Accepted ●Received.
●He must be a regular teacher of the cross of Calvary and the taking up of your own cross daily. ●He must know the power of the resurrection and make it known. Where there is no cross preached, pride, self will, presumption and the spirit of error will be big. ●He must constantly look at the things not seen. ●He must constantly lead you to identify and overcome the world, the flesh (self) and the demonic. ●He must have a legacy of being right and not wrong with prophecy and other doctrine. He must seek the rewards of God and do what generates eternal rewards. ●He must look around at the news events of the world and know exactly what is relevant to prophecy now and what is not. He must have an excitement in him, especially in these days.
The duty of the teacher is to preach, teach and lead in areas of: Encouragement, repentance, correction, training, judgement, things to come, baptism in water and in the Spirit, faith, holiness and all the doctrines of Messiah (Hebrews 6:1-2)
John the Baptist had a message preceding the first coming of the Lord. It was “Repent and be baptised.” The message of Peter was “repent and be baptised. The message of Paul was, “repent and be baptised.” (Mark 1:4, Acts 13:24, 19:4) In some cases it is “repent and believe!”
Why was repentance and adult water baptism so important? It is because repentance is a turning away from, and death to sin and self. Water baptism represents a death to the world. Repentance opens the doors to holiness and pure belief.
These are essential ingredients in the believer’s life, even more so in light of the soon coming of the Lord. Today the worldly Christian is not interested in repentance because it spoils his pursuit of pleasure, and he is not interested in water baptism because he loves the world. He believes in himself above all else.
As we head for the season of the Feasts of the Lord, this should be a most dramatic time in world history – perhaps the culmination of, and change of dispensations.
We are right on the very verge of most significant and dramatic changes and developments in Israel. The godly teacher will know all about it, proclaim it, lead and stand with Israel in these times.
The job of the church has always been to take the gospel to the Jew first. Most teachers, especially of Catholic origin or the Spirit-less churches have done the exact opposite!
The reason the gospel is to “the Jew first” (Romans 1:16), is because God will bring blessing to the whole world through the Jew. Today, many Jews are getting saved, but the overall numbers are still very small. The church, except for a few isolated exceptions, has disobeyed God totally in this and obeyed the deceived Catholic leaders through the church age.
God is now raising up Jews to be the primary evangelists to the Jews. Hearing the gospel from your own people brings a powerful dynamic. (Ezekiel 34:11-13)
The godly teacher will bless God by blessing Israel and facilitating all these things.
As Jews begin to be saved in increasing numbers, so anti-Semitism is increasing rapidly worldwide. It did so just before the Holocaust too. It’s the longest irrational hatred.
No one in history, not one, has ever defeated God’s plans for Israel through the ages. In fact no one in history has ever proved God wrong on anything, and been right about it. Isn’t that food for thought?
The churches with an anti-Israel message or who are silent on Israel, are a stench in the nostrils of God.
The coronavirus message:
Your Bible teacher or church must have a message and response to this crisis. He must know and inform you of the cause, the effects and the solution. (More about that in the next edition)
“Have we been called to this world for a time such as this?” – You bet! (Esther 4:14)
In dealing with this virus be realistic, but do not add to the fear and panic out there.
Obey the authorities in this regard. We, as the church need to show the world that we can stand together and be strong and even offer stability when everything is shaking.
It is the true church that is the light of the world and must lead the way of repentance and turning to God.
As the church our message must cause people to surrender to our Lord. What we have now is a great evangelism opportunity.
The Prophetic Scroll is praying that our regular readers are protected from this virus.
►Watch for it to begin to level off and then start decreasing!
Do you know the way to safety?
It is the way of embracing the fullness of Gods revealed attributes and character including judgement. There is safety in a walk of repentance. This is all part of true deep love in action.
Have you encountered Yeshua as the judge – your judge, everyone’s judge? Do you know the terror of the Lord? (2 Corinthians 5:10) Do you know the fear of God? If you do, “do not be afraid,” you are safe.
I have compiled and summarised the following from the first chapter of the Revelation. Note that every major point speaks of judgement directly or symbolically!
“He washed us from our sins in His blood and He made us kings and priests. To Him be glory and dominion forever and ever. All the tribes of the earth will mourn at His coming. I saw the Son of Man clothed down to His feet and girded about the chest with a golden band, His eyes were like a flame of fire. His feet were like fine brass refined in a furnace and His voice like the sound of many waters. In His right hand were seven stars; out of His mouth went a sharp two-edged sword. His countenance was like the sun. He has the keys of Death and Hades.”
This is our Lord and Saviour. The Bible says that He knows you and your works. Do you see this Lord and know this God?
Does your teacher teach you all about holiness and its importance? In fact holiness is not difficult for the true Christian, because he is holy already – on the inside. It’s easy being holy when you are holy.
It is a most solemn thought that we are upheld and will be exalted by the victor over all sin evil and wickedness!
The deadly teacher:
Be careful out there! The main characteristic of the end-times as mentioned by our Lord is deception. (Matthew 24:4)
There is so much utter hogwash and dangerous deception out there. You need your armour!
Avoid any teacher that denies the baptism in the Spirit. They will be full of pride, blindness, self-will and error.
Avoid any teacher using Syncretism. This blends different spiritual beliefs into one. There are many in this boat. All those who mix the practises of Babylon and Catholicism into the church are guilty of it. Those who try to form a one world religion are guilty.
Right words can be of a wrong spirit and just as dangerous, because they seduce you with their supposed superiority. It is much more important to discern the spirit of the teacher than what he teaches.
Be very careful of people who say that you can’t receive from a particular section of scripture because it is not for the church. The Spirit of God can and does use all scripture to teach. (2 Timothy 3:16, 1 Corinthians 10:11, Romans 4:23, Romans 15:4, 2 Peter 1:20)
Christianity is not about information and religious knowledge. It is about the spirit in those things impacting and changing you.
Today more than ever, accurate true, Spirit inspired doctrine is essential, because of the rising opposition to it through the spirit of error.
Erroneous doctrine often builds upon itself and causes many to be led astray. A classic example of that was the deception of the Revelation 12-sign teachers. They did enormous damage. Some of them continue deceiving and being deceived.
Many ministers continue flogging a dead doctrinal horse, because it is what their denominations teach and require. They pass on dead letter to dead people! These people end up believing and fighting for their deception.
I have seen some who were deceived, with no spiritual gifts, get more and more deceived and end up far from the true God. If you are in error especially where biblical truth is available, it becomes a stronger and stronger stronghold in your life and more difficult to destroy as you go on.
Unforsaken and unrepented error will eventually destroy you spiritually.
I have seen people, my own father for one, who, in old age repented of his unbelief.
If you live till 90 and lived for the devil until 89, can you still live your last year without condemnation or regret? Of course you can. You can “redeem the time” (buy back) that which the devil has stolen.
Be very careful of any teacher, ministry or church that is silent on eschatology, or mocks the end-time message.
2 Peter 3:3-4 “In the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires, saying, where is the hope of His coming? For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were.”
Imagine the regret of getting to heaven, being rewarded, and realising that you could have done so much more for the kingdom of God while on earth, and were called to do so much more.
This is the time to be right with God, right with doctrine and wrong with many people of the world.
This is the time to have spiritual eyes and ears seeing and hearing what God is doing.
I took this picture looking over a little waterfall on the Crocodile River, near my home.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!