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Edition 343: December 21st 2016
Christmas is a Catholic-created Jew-killer! Their salvation killer! The Catholics say the Jews killed Jesus. They are wrong. The Catholics, even now, long after the Inquisitions are most responsible for the Jews rejecting their Messiah.
There is one thing no Christian pastor or leader who supports Christmas can do – impossible. That is to believe God’s word on these things. They say they believe the Bible. They don’t. They must dethrone it, re-interpret it, nullify it and cast it down in favour of the word of the devil! (Or as is the case with many, be ignorant of God’s word in these most important issues.)
Bear in mind that God’s anointing is always on the truth and never on error. There is great freedom in the truth!
Do you think Christmas will be celebrated under the rulership of the Jewish Messiah in the Millennium? You’ve got be crazy!
I’m not going to get into all the origins of Christmas (and Easter) in this edition. If you want to, just look it up. Type into your search engine: “Pagan roots of Christmas,” or any such thing. There is more than enough evidence out there proving that every single aspect of Christmas has pagan, occult roots in the heart of Babylonian devil-worship. (See resources at bottom. Please read the final verse at the bottom – 10 times!)
Christmas was born in the heart of Satan. Saint Nick in fact, is a title for Satan (look it up). Every single aspect, practice, convocation, of Christmas, without exception, is rooted in witchcraft, stemming from ancient Babylon. This includes:
The name Christ Mass, is the Catholic convocation of the Eucharist, in which they believe that the wafer becomes the actual body of Christ. (Transubstantiation)Thus, they crucify our Lord over and over. The Bible says He died “once for all.”
The date, the Yule log, the ivy, the Christmas tree, presents, the eating of ham and everything else is rooted in Babylonian occult practice. Even the gold and silver balls decorating the tree originate from sun and moon worship. The Babylonians would fasten a fir-tree to the floor and decorate it with these sun and moon-worship objects. (Jeremiah 10:2-4)
Christmas is one with Catholicism, which is rooted in Babylon – all the way through. By the way, all of these principles relate to Easter as well. In fact, the name Easter is the Babylonian sex-goddess Ishtar.
So the modern church comes along and says, well, we don’t believe the occult pagan stuff, we just use the names and the practises. You have to really wonder at the logic of that!
Exodus 23:13 “Be circumspect and make no mention of the name of other gods, nor let it be heard from your mouth.”
Deuteronomy 7:25-26 “You shall burn the carved images of their gods with fire; you shall not covet the silver and gold that is on them (Lit=decorations), do not take it for yourself, lest you be snared by it; for it is an abomination to the Lord your God. Nor shall you bring an abomination (Lit=pagan idol) into your home, lest you be doomed to destruction like it; but you shall utterly destroy it and utterly abhor it, for it is an accursed thing.”
Zechariah 13:2 “It shall be in that day, says the Lord of hosts, ‘that I will cut off the names of the idols from the land, and they shall no longer be remembered. I will also cause the prophets and the unclean spirits to depart from the land.”
Why did Constantine and later the Catholic church introduce occult, Babylonian tradition into the church?
There were two main reasons. Firstly it was because Constantine had made Christianity the official religion of the land and he knew that his subjects practised these occult traditions, as he did. So by mixing them into the church, he believed he would make Christianity more palatable for the masses.
Secondly and much more important, the first leaders of the Catholic church were anti-Semitic in the extreme and knew that by replacing the feasts of the Lord with Christmas, Easter and the like, they would keep the Jews out of the church, because they would not participate in Babylonian occult practises.
Christmas is fully occult and pagan – so what!
Most Christians would say – the world thinks it is okay and even participates, therefore it must be okay. What a stupid argument! Most Christians would say, “I think it is okay, therefore it is okay. These people obviously have no knowledge of the Bible or no fear of God, or both.
Christmas is so loved by so many people – empty, superficial people, many are the walking dead full of the love and toleration of all things worldly.
There is no acceptable or clean and sanctified paganism. Some Christians erroneously use the verse “Becoming all things to all people” to justify their participation in devil worship. That verse never includes participation is sin.
The problem with all forms of Babylon-rooted paganism is that it has dramatic, far-reaching results, especially with the Jews, who know all about being enslaved in Babylon.
Since I got into all these things back in the late 70s, every time I see a Christmas tree I cringe!
The dramatic Anti-Semitic effects of Christmas on the Jews:
Let’s first of all look at God’s ways and requirements for His people in dealing with paganism.
Why did God harden Pharaoh’s heart? (Exodus 10:1)
We know that the children of Israel when captive in Egypt had adopted their pagan practises.
Here is a great shock! Do you know that one of the reasons for the Exodus was so the Jews could keep the feasts of the Lord?
Exodus 5:1-2 “Thus says the Lord God of Israel: ‘Let My people go that they may hold a feast to Me in the wilderness.”
God’s method of bringing His people to holiness is for them to willingly choose Him and His ways. But if they will not come out of paganism, judgement follows.
Most people are not aware that one of the reasons God hardened Pharaoh’s heart and destroyed him and his armies, was essentially because he would not “let my people go” to keep the feast to Him.
The command of Moses was to “Let my people go” - from Egypt and the pagan worship which had infiltrated into the Jewish camp of Egypt.
The command of God is always “Come out and be separate.” We as modern believers have not been saved from and brought out of the world, only to continue in its evil! And where are God’s people to go to in their separation? They are to go to the Promised Land where God’s holiness resides. It is to go into His presence of purity and holiness.
You can say that what I’m speaking is rubbish, – be my guest. But welcome to your new world of a rock-hard heart...hardened by God!
Job 9:4 “...Who has hardened his heart against Him and prospered?”
Did you know that God is still in the heart-hardening business! Study your Bible! (It’s always the unrepentant that God blinds.)
You don’t come out of the world with a half heart, trying to placate and accommodate God and the devil. You don’t come out with one foot in the truth and the other in the witchcraft of Christmas as so many blind ministers teach.
►If you think that’s the thing to do, I have one question for you. Do you remember Lot’s wife? She ended up good to be crushed and put in the sprinkler jar next to the pepper.
Noah’s world and paganism:
The Bible speaks of the condition of the world in Noah’s day as fully evil, filled with sin, paganism, violence and the like. God warned then destroyed.
Bear in mind that Noah spent a great deal of his life building a boat for tomorrow, which was to float through the judgement and destruction of God upon the world. He and his family “came out” and were separate from the world.
The new world was holy and pure, although it didn’t last for long.
Noah’s new world after the flood was just as much his “promised land” as that of the children of Israel. It was pure and separate from paganism.
Satan’s ace trump has always been to defeat God’s people from within.
A message to the Jews:
As the veil of your spiritual blindness begins to lift, many multitudes of you are going to be looking for the truth. Many are already. Here’s how to know which Christians still want you dead and which ones really do love you and want you spiritually alive as fellow brothers and sisters.
Do the Christians in view want you to join and participate in the convocations of Rome, Babylon? Do they want to remove from you, all traces of the godly convocations like the feasts of the Lord? Do they want to change your Hebraic character to one born in Rome / Babylon? Their interest in you is more about you becoming enslaved again than set free in holy, pure salvation.
Some Christian ministers want you to mix Babylonian practice with church, and its pagan customs. These people are nothing. They are a zero. They have nothing for you.
Is the church in which you have taken an interest an open door for you Jews, not only in word but in practise and even appearance? Are there some Hebraic items on display such as art or on the walls? Does the church strike a chord in your heart, my Jewish friends, or is it to you just another temple of Baal, Babylon?
Interestingly, most people want to know about and share their heritage. They have an attachment to it. I’ve just received an email from a US reader sharing proudly his roots. He is a descendant of the 12th US President, Zachary Taylor. He shared some similarities between him and Trump.
The point is that the church should be proud of and preserving of its heritage and roots in Abraham, Isaac and Jacob (Israel) – the Jews and the early church, before Constantine.
If you had come to this planet from Mars, and went to most churches, you would say they were born in the evil lap of the Catholics, who themselves were greatly influenced and inspired by Babylon.
The traditional churches want nothing to do with you, my Jewish friends, in spite of the fact that our book, the New Covenant Epistles commands us to “make you Jews jealous” and says that our gospel is to go to the “Jew first and then the Gentiles.”
God’s convocations and traditions, the feasts in particular, are called “holy” throughout the Bible.
The paganism of Christmas is unholy in the extreme and is condemned, judged, rebuked by God.
The great mistake many make is dealing softly, softly with the devil and his traditions.
You can befriend the traditions of the world, rooted in Satanism, or you can defy the devil. Defend or defy the devil – that’s it, isn’t it? Should we have sympathy for the devil?
The early church lost its first love, which would have included holiness, purity and truth. Very quickly, mixture came in. Mixture of truth and error will always defeat you and nullify the truth.
There is an unseen powerful authority imputed to these evil traditions. There is the powerful force backed and empowered by collective group-speak!
The big, huge problem with Christmas is that it is not offensive to the world. The world loves it and partakes in it. Stupid Christians try to “put Christ back into Christmas” when He was never anywhere near it!
The holy Feasts of Lord on the other hand are offensive to and rejected by the world. They do not participate in any way or form in any of the seven feasts. Neither do most Christians! Doesn’t that speak volumes?
My friends, I’ve been shot down a dozen times over my anti-Christmas stance, Never once in all my years of opposition to it (since the late70s) have I ever heard one single holy, and truth-bearing argument for it –ever. They are all spiritually short-sighted and lame.
The return of the Jews to their Jewish Messiah in salvation:
Numbers 33:50-55 Instructions for the conquest of Canaan: “Moses, speak to the children of Israel and say to them: When you have crossed the Jordan into the land of Canaan, then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land from before you, destroy all their engraved stones, destroy all their moulded images and demolish all their high places...but if you do not drive out the inhabitants of the land from before you, then it shall be that those who let remain, shall be irritants in your eyes and thorns in your sides, and they shall harass you in the land where you dwell.”
Joshua 7:13 “...Thus says the Lord God of Israel: There is an accursed thing in your midst O Israel; you cannot stand before your enemies until you take away the accursed thing from among you.”
When the Jews return to their land, they are to return in cleanliness and not with the traditions of the Gentiles, which is what got them banished and dispersed in the first place.”
Ezekiel 36:25 “Then (in their return), I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness and from all your idols.”
Ezekiel 44:23 “They shall teach My people the difference between the holy and the unholy, and cause them to discern between the unclean and the clean.”
As they return to the land, as we well know, there’s been an ongoing onslaught of attacks on them by all manner of anti-Semites.
The same is true as they return to the Lord for salvation. There is a host of anti-Semites, including many Christmas supporting Christians just waiting to entrap the Jews again. Of course they don’t see Christmas as entrapment.
Jeremiah 51:45 “My people get out of the midst of her (Babylon) and let everyone deliver himself from the fierce anger of the Lord.”
Zephaniah 1:4 “...Against the inhabitants of Jerusalem, I will cut off every trace of Baal (Babylon) from this place, the names of the idolatrous priests, with the pagan priests.
Deuteronomy 12:30-31 “Take heed to yourself that you are not ensnared to follow them, after they are destroyed before you, and that you do not enquire after their gods, saying ‘How did these nations serve their gods? I also will do likewise.’ You shall not worship the Lord your God in that way...”
In all these things we are to seek the truth. That doesn’t mean we are to put others down who haven’t seen it yet. The motivation to put others down is wrong, but at the same time, we dare not join in the error if we have the revelation of truth.
There is a much greater condemnation upon pastors, teachers and leaders, especially when they have the knowledge of the truth and support a mixture with error.
2 Corinthians 6:17 “Come out and be separate, don’t touch what is unclean and I will receive you...”
Revelation 18:4 “Come out of her (Babylon the great) lest you share in her sins and receive her plagues.”
►What an incredibly powerful and spectacular verse this is below!!
2 Kings 17:32-41 “...Priests of the high places sacrificed in the shrines of the high places. They feared the Lord, yet served their own gods according to the rituals of the nations...to this day they continue practicing their former rituals; they do not fear the Lord... also their children and their children’s children have continued doing as their fathers did even to this day.”
►In the two verses below we see protection and blessing offered in keeping from evil:
Deuteronomy 23:9 “When the army goes out against your enemies, then keep yourself from every wicked thing.”
Psalm 24:3-4 “Who may ascend into the hill of the Lord? Or who may stand in His holy place? It is he who has clean hands and a pure heart, who has not lifted up his soul to an idol, nor sworn deceitfully. He shall receive blessing from the Lord.”
►This discourse in the two verses below is a real shocker. It so perfectly sums up the rebellious heart of the modern church, led by modern wolves. Note how the ears (hearts) of these people are hardened as a result:
Jeremiah 6:16-19 “Stand in the ways and ask for the ancient paths, where the good (holy) way is, and walk in it; then you will find rest for your souls. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it.’ Also I set watchmen over you, saying, ‘listen to the sound of the trumpet!’ But they said, ‘We will not listen.’ Therefore hear you nations and know, O congregation, what is among them. Hear O earth! Behold I will certainly bring calamity on this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not heeded My words, nor My law, but rejected it.”
Isaiah 30:1-3 “Woe to the rebellious children, says the Lord, who take counsel but not of Me and who devise plans, but not of My Spirit, that they may add sin to sin; who walk to go down to Egypt (type of the world), and have not asked My advice, to strengthen themselves in the strength of Pharaoh, and to trust in the shadow of Egypt. Therefore the strength of Pharaoh shall be your shame, and trust in the shadow of Egypt shall be your humiliation.”
Isaiah 30:10-14 (Amp) “They say to the seers ‘See not; and to the prophets, prophecy not what is right; speak to us smooth things, prophecy deceitful illusions. Get out of the true way, turn aside out of the path, cease holding up before us the Holy One of Israel. Therefore thus says the Holy One of Israel, because you despise and spurn My word and trust in cunning and oppression (of the righteous), in crookedness and perverseness, and rely on them; Therefore this guilt shall be to you as a broken high wall and ready to fall, whose crash will come suddenly and swiftly, in an instant.”
Opening the salvation-door for the Jews:
Isaiah 43:12 There was no foreign god among you; therefore you are My witnesses says the Lord.”
So, Mr. Minister of the gospel, you think you are God’s own witness? This may be so – I honour you if so. If you have not got rid of the foreign gods of Babylon – you are no witness of the Lord, no matter what you say and think – especially to Israel.
As a minister or ministry, are you opening the door for the Jews or slamming it shut in their face!
The messages to seven churches in the Revelation reveal God’s assessment of the church. The church of Thyatira is believed by most (including me) to refer to the orthodox churches like the Catholics, Anglicans and other orthodox churches, which are all filled with Babylonian practise. This church is greatly condemned by God.
There are only two of the seven that are just right with Him.
The church of Philadelphia is highly commended by God. But look at one of the reasons:
Revelation 3:7 “These things says He who is holy, He who is true, He who has the key of David, He who opens and no one shuts and shuts and no one opens.”
What is the “key of David?” It is revealed right here:
Isaiah 22:21-22 “...He shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem and to the house of Judah. The key of the house of David I will lay on his shoulder; so he shall open and no one shut and shut and no one open...”
Do you see it, do you see it? I hope you do. This is speaking of the call of the Messianic church, which is to the Jew and Gentile. It speaks of ministries or ministers with a father-heart for the inhabitants of Jerusalem – the Jews.
This church would obviously be Hebraic in character, rejecting all forms of paganism. Note that the promise includes the very real God-given authority to “open spiritual doors and close others”. Note also that in verse 10, this church is promised rapture!
The message of the true church to the Jews:
Hanukah, the festival of light is appropriately named. Christmas is the festival of darkness, celebrating the false, Catholic, Gentile Jesus created by the Catholics.
Babylon for the Jew represents captivity. Christmas for the Jew, and a growing number of Christians, represents Babylon and the Catholic church.
There is absolutely no denying that most of the modern church has more of the character and flavour of Babylon in its midst than that of the early church before the advent of Catholicism.
The simple display of Hebraic items goes a very long way to characterising that church and making it a welcoming place for Jews.
The end purpose of Christmas is to destroy the Jews.
Traditions become a comfort zone, then a secure prison, a binding force backed by pure legalism. There’s nothing wrong with some traditions, but as soon as you enter the spiritual dimensions, you are dealing with spiritual powers and forces.
Beloved friends, and Jewish brothers and sisters to be: As Moses called you out and you came out, and as you were finally released from Babylonian captivity – DO NOT GO BACK into Babylon or the participation of any paganism in the church.
Many people in the church love you and would die for you, but many love themselves supremely and want you to die for them! Those enslaved themselves by Christian paganism hate you, no matter what they say. Lurking behind the spirit of Christmas is Satan himself waiting to trap you again.
If you want to be right with your Lord as He lifts the veil from your eyes keep yourselves separate from the occult practises of Christmas and Easter.
Some powerful resources:
Jeremiah 23:25-26 “I have heard what the prophets have said; who prophesy lies in My name, saying, ‘I have dreamed, I have dreamed!’ ‘How long will this be in the heart of the prophets who prophesy lies? Indeed they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart, who try to make My people forget My name by their dreams which everyone tells his neighbour, as their father forgot My name for Baal.’
Christmas Baal worship: HERE
The history of Christmas: HERE
The Pagan origins of Christmas: HERE
I encourage you to read just the verses contained in this edition.
I took these pictures in the glorious Namaqualand Desert, which springs to life with wild flowers as far as the eye can see for a short season of a month or so each year.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!
Edition 342: December 14th 2016
Idols of the mass-media!
Idols of the mass-media:
By mass-media, I’m referring to the mass news channels like CNN, SKY, BBC, the print media and the like. Included, is the social media and the world’s entertainment industry.
“Coincidently” many of these mass-media operations are owned by the same companies, covertly or overtly. The owners are the real decision-makers in terms of overall policy. Very few of them are independent in the true sense of the word.
There is of course one big boss ruling all of them from behind the scenes. His name is Satan, “the god of this world”. He is very clever, because he has successfully hidden himself from all of his employees, yet his dictates direct and influence them thoroughly.
Idolatry is the worship, admiration, love of, or reverence for something or someone generally forbidden by the scriptures. This can also include hero-worship or simply the worship of self. Idol-worship is characterised by obsession, and control. It is aimed at exalting and elevating something or someone to god-status.
Idolatry is mixed and rooted with all things satanic. It is akin to witchcraft in many respects.
Journalism comes from a root word meaning “to inform.” The written, spoken or visual word carries with it a sort of blind authority. People automatically give it importance and impute, ascribe and assign truth to it.
The first and most important thing to bear in mind when dealing with the mass-media is that their ultimate intention is not to inform you but to change you. It is to change you into a subject acceptable to Satan.
●Biblically there is a pattern of learning revealed in 2 Peter 1:12 “I will not be negligent to put you in remembrance of these things, though you know them.”
Here we see the pattern of repetition as a godly method of learning and becoming informed. The mass-media employs the same technique but in a godless form. With biblical truth removed and cast down, the mass-media’s method of informing the people becomes fully evil. It was in fact used extensively and successfully by the Nazis!
Adolf Hitler said this: “Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.”
This could well be the silent, unwritten motto of the modern media! It most certainly is true in their dealing with the things of God and Israel in particular.
Do you see the similarity with the big Hitler, mass-media statement and the use of repetition to produce enslavement?
When you (or the media) remove God from the environment, very quickly the devil becomes manifest! When the law of God is present in society it acts as a general restrainer. (Double meaning intended!)
Don’t be fooled, the media and its god is at work today, and you are one of their targets. They intend using you to fulfil their ultimate evil plan, which they can’t even see or know exists! The media generally, does not acknowledge the existence of Satan, demons and hell.
►The media-created man is a god in the making, an idol awaiting destruction by God.
Genesis 3:4-5, (Satan to Adam) “You will not surely die...you will be like God.” (If you obey me.)
There is a new brotherhood of all mankind under the fatherhood of the world’s god in the federation of the new world, but it’s full of sin, evil, wickedness and ungodliness.
Sin desensitises you to the Spirit of God. Unbelievers are already fully desensitised with a sin-dead conscious. In their world of variables, anything goes.
In this most powerful verse below, we see that the work of the spirit of the nations (mass-media included) is to remove restraint and break the bonds or cords of God’s control within us, but note their end!
Psalm 2:1-5 (Amp) “Why do the nations rage and assemble with commotion and uproar and imagine an empty scheme? The kings and rulers of the earth take counsel together against the Lord and His anointed One –the Messiah. They say, ‘Let us break their bands of restraint and cast their cords of control from us. He who sits in the heavens laughs; the Lord has them in derision and supreme contempt. He mocks them. He speaks to them in His deep anger...”
At the end of the day, the mass-media is inextricably linked to the nations of the world and the entire world-system and it has a course!
The main idols of the media:
There are far too many to numerate here, but let’s have a look at some:
●The idol of pride:
This is one of the big indirect idols of the media. They subtly teach you to be strong in the power of self. The Bible condemns it in the form of “the pride of life.” (1 John 2:16) They want you to be filled with pride. They want you to glorify self and elevate self and self-love above God’s ways, will and word. They want you to have their values and morality (or lack of it).
When you are filled with pride, you are totally useless to God. You are dead to God and blinded in your pride. You have been brought down. The media has successfully blinded you and changed you into one of their own products.
Job 41:34 “He (Satan) is king over all the children of pride.”
●The idol of illegitimate sex:
The mass-media promotes this all the time. It is an idol of modernity.
Anything-goes sex with anyone, anytime, anywhere, anyhow is against God’s word and is an affront to His institution of marriage. The media has legitimised it all in the name of human rights – exalted above God’s “rights.”
●The idol of wasted time:
An idol of the mass-media is to waste your time. The Bible says that we are to count or number our days. (Psalm 90:12) That actually means to make our days meaningful in terms of eternal value and reward. It means that we should not waste our time in things of no spiritual value.
Today almost everything of the entertainment world is a pure waste of time. It is self-indulgence to the extreme. It is the worship of idols, to say nothing of the evil morality behind it all.
I don’t really have a problem with people following or participating in sport, although I don’t at all. However, there is a fine line between it being okay and it crossing into idolatry.
●The idol of Inter-Faith:
All roads lead to God, says the mass-media. Lately they have been extremely vociferous in this regard. True biblical Christianity will forever be separate from all other religions, due to the eternal, separating power of the cross.
The media changes this, by removing the cross. They end up with “another Jesus”, a cross-less Barabbas. Because a new one-world religion is revealed in Bible prophecy, the media must sponsor it, promote it and idolise it.
●The idol of Palestinian rights:
A powerful, big idol of the mass-media includes Palestinian rights above the rights of God.
Israel is much more than God’s choice; it is His workmanship. The mass-media actually really thinks they can destroy what God has made!
The new Jesus of the media is a Palestinian not a Jew.
The media is now involved in its great final, big end-time role as agent of Satan, rewriting God’s word, changing it to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Jews and to pour favour upon Islam. It is not only their pro-Palestinian stance that is the problem, but their growing attacks on Jews and Christian Zionists.
But Israel is far from perfect.
The following three verses reveal God’s judgement on Israel for their idolatry.
Ezekiel 23:30 “I will do these things to you (Israel) because you have gone after the Gentiles, because you have gone after their idols.”
Ezekiel 36:18 “I poured out My fury on them for the blood they had shed on the land, and for their idols which they had defiled it. So I dispersed and scattered them among the nations.”
Ezekiel 14:4-6 “...Everyone of the house of Israel who sets up his idols in their hearts, and puts before him what causes him to stumble into iniquity, and then comes to the prophet, I will answer him according to the multitude of his idols. Thus says the Lord God, ‘repent, turn away from your idols and all your abominations.’”
These verses are shocking and reveal the seriousness of these things. But has God forsaken His people? No never!
►We know that Israel will return and repent and be delivered.
►There is no indication that the Palestinians under Islam, will ever repent, except for odd individuals.
So why does the mass-media favour the Palestinians and Islam? Because “they are of their father the devil, and his will they will do!”
Smashing the Ten Commandments:
The mass-media has smashed the commands of God.
The mass-media has taken all the remnants of smashed-up truth and mixed it all together in a giant blender. It now includes: Truth, error, lies, true doctrine, false doctrine, idolatry, worship, witchcraft, sin, evil, right and wrong all mixed together.
The media think that by mixing all things together, they have the truth. What they have is their “truth” – fully judged and rejected by the living God!
Proverbs 17:13 “Whoever rewards evil for good, evil will not depart from his house.”
Proverbs 17:15 “He who justifies the wicked, and who condemns the just, both of the alike are an abomination to the Lord.”
Psalm 115:4-8 “Their idols are silver and gold, the work of man, they have mouths that do not speak, eyes that do not see, ears that do not hear...Those who make them (idols) are like them; so is everyone who trusts in them.”
The time has come to distinguish and separate, cut and break from the idols and lies of the mass-media. A foreboding, foreshadow and forewarning of destruction is all around us today. The writing is on the wall of the world. They have messed with the holy things of God.
Harbingers of gathering storm clouds are all around us. There are no words of wisdom, in the mass-media anymore. The modern graven images and golden calves of the mass-media are worshipped like idols today- and its getting far worse far more quickly.
We are now in the post- truth era!
The idols of error, sin, wickedness and all sorts of garbage promoted and loved by the mass-media has infiltrated into the church because spineless, blind pastors, bankrupt in spiritual weapons and gifts, have simply stood back and invited the devil in, disguised, right into the pulpit with them.
The condemnation on the deceivers:
Perhaps the greatest idol of the mass-media lies in their attempt to remove from you the fear of God. They proclaim and believe that we’re all in this together as humanists in a modern, post-truth era and no judgement is coming.
This is all a great deception.
Too many people love their deception. Of course they can’t see it, because deception has a powerful blinding force attached to it.
Too many hate those who bring them correction and point out their deception. They believe they’re above deception and correction.
Galatians 4:16 “Have I therefore become your enemy because I tell you the truth?”
If you don’t know it, let me inform you that deception, evil, and sin has a strange beauty, appeal and attraction to them, but once you’re hooked – the beauty turns to horror and you get trapped.
The consistent, concerted cry of the media, all in agreement with each other, of necessity changes God’s word and removes God’s judgement. They set themselves up as people-leaders, and their influence sets the course of the world.
If you remove God’s judgment from His word, you have a happy all loving (in your interpretation of love) God of compromise, who is with you on the wide road of anything goes. You have nothing to fear! – You fool!
The Bibles speaks of the “goodness and severity of God”. With “severity” removed, there is nothing to fear.
Without the active fear of God in your life – you are on thin ice!
They think they are God’s editors.
The curse of social media:
The social media reveals exactly what happens when God is removed from society. Under the guise of anonymity, with no restraint within them, and no accountability to anyone including God, we have seen how values, virtues and morals are corrupted and destroyed.
The flood of fake-news websites has become pandemic. It influences, I would say, more than half the people on the various forums on the internet. It has become an open war on truth. It is a perfect example of the abuse and misuse of freedom and liberty by pure deceivers.
Freedom is not freedom if it abuses itself and allows itself to be destroyed.
Isaiah 59:13-14 “In transgressing and lying against the Lord, and departing from our God, speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of falsehood, justice is turned back, and righteousness stands afar off; for truth has fallen in the street and equity cannot enter. So truth fails, and he who departs from evil makes himself a prey.”
God’s judgment is coming upon all these things. So what does the mass media do? Well they get rid of God’s judgment and say: “If there is a God, He is a God of love and accepts whatever we say He must accept.”
Hebrews 10:31 “It’s a fearful, terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God.”
2 Corinthians 5:11 “Knowing the terror of the Lord...”
People today including most Christians have no fear of the Lord. This is a great idol of the mass-media – a God who does not judge.
That’s in fact one of the reasons why they reject the end-time messages of the Bible. Eschatology reveals that God is a very fearful judge!
The media has proven themselves to be hopelessly biased. Their bias makes them betrayers of truth. They have betrayed your trust. They are betraying you now. They are telling you Satan’s “truth”. They are trying to make themselves your master.
They are trying to maintain their non-existent authority over you.
Be very sure of one thing, the mass-media puppets of their master will never escape the judgement of God that is coming upon them.
What a terrible indictment the following three verses are on the mass-media and the YouTube Jezebels, manipulators, liars, and deceivers.
***Jeremiah 8:8-9 “How can you say, ‘we are wise, and the law of the Lord is with us’? ‘Look, the false pen of the scribe certainly works falsehood. The wise men are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken. Behold, they have rejected the word of the Lord; so what wisdom do they have?’”
Do you see what this verse above is saying? It is saying that the messengers of falsehood, who reject biblical truth, are fools! And the world elevates them and puts them on a pedestal!
***Jeremiah 7:28 “This is the nation that does not obey the voice of the Lord their God, nor receive correction. Truth has perished and has been cut off from their mouth.”
***Exodus 23:1-2“You shall not circulate a false report. Do not put your hand with the wicked to be an unrighteous witness. You shall not follow the crowd to do evil...”
►“You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.” (John 8:32)
►You shall know the “truth” of the mass-media and be deceived and imprisoned.
Having said this, there are many wonderful, very good messages and ministries using YouTube social media and the Internet. It remains a powerful far reaching tool, if used correctly. If you look up at the “Visitor Map” at the top of this website, you can see that The Prophetic Scroll is now in every nation of the world in over 80 languages, with over 31 million regular viewers. (Available on my internal statistics generator.)
That would all be impossible without the Internet.
The incurable curses upon the mass-media:
The mass-media will be the ring-leader of the soon coming tribulation period. They will be hugely responsible for many people landing in the tribulation, who otherwise would not have. The world won’t suddenly have another voice in the tribulation.
The media will be right there as the ●wrath of man, ● the wrath of the Lamb, ● the wrath of nature, and ●the wrath of God are all poured out in seven years, which will see upwards of four billion people killed.
Individuals within the mass-media can come out and get saved, but they will have an enormous amount of forsaking to do if they want to get into God’s ways.
Most, especially today, are controlled and dominated by powerful Jezebel spirits and spirits of control. They are fully cursed.
Those of the mass-media who do not repent and come out of their idolatry will have a special severe place in hell.
Zephaniah 1:17 “I will bring distress upon men, and they shall walk like blind men, because they sinned against the Lord; their blood shall be poured out like dust, and their flesh like refuse.”
The mass-media want to be your discernment and want you to give over your gift of discernment to them. These are normally Jezebels, controllers, and people with seriously disturbed character traits. If you can see the devil lurking behind the mass-media in all its forms, you have gone a long way, and are well on the road to safety in these days.
Beware of any form of ministry that comes with sensationalism, manipulation, sales gimmicks, eye-catching claims, and the like. Things like, “you have to see this,” “It’s 100% for sure,” God told me in an audible voice”, “this will change you forever,” “Are you serious” and the like. This is all cheap manipulation to get you to “buy” into them.
The role of godly media is to use information and instruction wisely under the leading of the Holy Spirit. It is to create awareness, offer counsel, teaching, enlightenment, illumination, and guidance. It is to warn, rebuke correct and encourage.
It is to reflect the living God and His words and ways.
●John 14:29 “Now I have told you before it comes, that when it does come to pass you may believe.”
My friends, the media plays a far greater role in your life than you imagine. Be discerning, be selective, judge rightly, keep your spiritual armour in place and above all grow in your knowledge of God and His word, by His Spirit.
Global, worldly morality has as its idol the rights of the modern, new human. Its evil virtues and values are founded, written, spoken and inspired by the unholy mass-media. The media is the “Bible” of the globalist. It speaks its moral sin to its subjects, who impute authority to it.
They defend it and justify it all – all the time.
●Often to fight evil is more difficult than walking in truth. It’s easy to go with the flow and sometimes difficult to stand against the flow...but we must.
I took this picture on the banks of the Chobe River, Botswana.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!
Edition 341: December 7th 2016
Where is the world going?
Where is the world going?
The world is racing towards destruction-destination at an increasing speed.
There are so many good, beautiful and right things about the world, but we must never lose sight of the fact that it is Satan’s domain and territory. Satan is the god of the world (2 Corinthians 4:4). The world therefore is like a breathing dragon, going the wrong way fast!
It is on course to fulfil its master’s voice. (Ephesians 2:2)
All the previous world empires were the empires of Satan. Our Lord will not save this world. He will destroy it and create a new world on the ashes of the old.
The earth is not the world. The earth is “adorned” with the world. The earth is “wearing” the world like a coat. The earth is the physical, sphere floating in space. The world is everything man-made. It is the socio-political, economic order, residing on the earth.
This is the Hebrew year 5777, which closes on Rosh Hashanah 2017 (September 21st.)
This year, 5777, the world’s greatest dramas will intensify very fast. It will all be wrapped up in seven years after the start.
We are on the eve of destruction:
They say that history repeats and we learn from history. They are wrong. History is on the verge of the greatest war, the greatest destructions and wrath. And mankind has learnt nothing. The world is heading for another world war.
What would you say if I told you Germany has learnt nothing from WW11 and the Holocaust, and is about to be a major player in the soon coming Holocaust of WW111? You would say, “I am mad”. No sir, you are wrong.
Germany and the new Holocaust:
The spirit of one of the most evil men, Hitler is alive and well. The same spirit lurks the dark streets of Germany. It is actually a host of demonic spirits, principalities and powers that are arising now.
Let’s look at some shocking, surprising, little-known facts of history:
The Aryan people came from the Nordic regions thousands of years ago and migrated down through parts of Europe and into what was Persia in those days. Some groups also ended up in parts of Asia, India in particular.
Persia is modern day Iran, extending a bit beyond as well.
“Aryan” means “Pride of nobility.” Not surprisingly the Aryans were all about human perfection.
The name Iran is a derivative of Aryan. They even sound similar.
Even today, “Aryan” is a common surname in Iran.
The Aryan people settled in a town called Kerman in Iran. Here it is today:
The coin in the image above depicts one of the sacrificial Aryan Fire Temples.
Over time these people became known as the Kermans. They were well-known for their intricate, ornate carpets and mosaics.
The Kerman people were also famous for their Zoroastrian Fire Temples. These were temples of worship to the fire gods. They believed that this sacrificial cult of fire was the cleansing agent to make one pure. They sacrificed many people in these fire-temples. They used “great fires” and “royal fires” to bring down the purifying angel of fire. The “holy, glory given fire” was the name of one of their ritual-purifying fires.
►The word “Holocaust” means “great sacrifice by fire.”
The Kerman people were originally the Aryans. Some also settled in what is today called Germany and others, as we have seen, in Kerman, Iran.
Germany took its name from the Aryan Kermans.
In some languages the word German and Kerman are the same.
►There is Aryan blood in the Germans!
The use of the Swastika in ancient Persia (Iran) is well documented. It’s visible on many old artefacts and in many museums. The Swastika was one of the symbols of the Aryans.
The Swastika was designed as an equilateral cross of four arms bent at right angles. It was always know as a symbol of world peace and the continuity thereof! Even today it is a sacred peace symbol in Hinduism and Buddhism.
There is an insightful meaning to the world “Swastika”: “Swa” means “self” and “Stika” meaning, “existing”. The word Swastika then means “self existence” or “unborn, originating from eternity.” It is rooted in Satan.
The Aryan salute comes in two forms. It is either an extended flat hand stretched out or a raised hand with two fingers raised. This was called the salute of Cyrus the Great an Aryan, and also became the Nazi salute. Interestingly, it is also used by many churches.
The top picture is a wall relief of Darius the Aryan performing the Aryan salute:
So now we have a clear historic link between ●the Aryans, ●the Kermans, ●the Germans, ●the Swastika, ●Sacrificial fire temples, ●the Aryan salute, the Nazi salute, ●WW11, ●WW111 ●and a New World Order of peace.
The historic connection and relevance of the fire temples lies in the use by the Nazi’s of the gas ovens of Auschwitz.
Are you surprised that Hitler was obsessed with the Aryans? His main objective was to create a thousand year rule of Nazi peace in a world filled with “perfect” Aryans! In his Satan-filled mind, he believed the Jews stood in his way, because they were not perfect Aryans. This was the main reason for the Nazi Holocaust.
We are now faced with a very similar thing. The Nazi Holocaust was one thing, but now we see the Magog Holocaust on the horizon! And isn’t it so interesting that so many of the original monster-players are in view again! Again the enemies of the God and the Jews will be wiped out, although at enormous cost to Israel.
Hitler first used the term “New world order” in 1941. It was the name he derived for the new Aryan world of physically perfect people, with no Jews in the lineage.
Few people are aware of this, but Hitler planned to kill all Christians as well. He would have started to do so, if he hadn’t gone the way of Judas!
Hitler’s belief in a New World Order and millennium of peace could only come about on the wings of destruction of the existing old orders and the Jews.
The “perfect”, evil, sin-filled global human of today:
The overall objective of the New World Order crowd is to set up a new world of peace, but with “perfect” people.
But today’s “perfect Aryan” is worldly, and morally evil. His “perfection” lies in the fact that he fits “perfectly” into the new world. He is simply called good, but he is evil. (Isaiah 5:20)
They are just like Hitler’s Aryans, full of outward human perfection, but full of sin, evil and wickedness. Again they will hate the Jews, because the Jews have the call of God on them. Like before, the Jews will stand in the way of the sin-filled, Satan-filled “perfect” people of the new world.
Do you see that nothing has changed? My friends, it is only the cross of Calvary that can make one perfect, pure and holy, acceptable to God and rejected by Satan.
Today the Jews stand in the way of the New World Order, because God’s call on them includes no assimilation into the nations in their dispersion and separation from the nations in the form of a Jewish State, now in the regathering.
1 Kings 8:53 “You separated them (Jews) from among all the peoples of the earth to be Your inheritance...”
1 Kings 10:9 “Blessed be the Lord your God, who delighted in you (Jews), setting you on the throne of Israel, because the Lord has loved Israel forever.”
Psalm 135:4 “For the Lord has chosen Jacob (Israel) for Himself, Israel for His special treasure.”
Where is Magog of Ezekiel 38 & 39?
There is some confusion as to what constitutes “Magog.” Where is this place? Some believe it is Russia. Some believe it is this land or that. If you look up the ancient maps of Magog, you will see that most of them differ from each other.
The map above is the most widely held identification of the WW111 players. Borders today may overlap and even be nonexistent in some areas, so, as said, you can’t cast this in stone. It’s a rough idea of where the nations are.
Thankfully, Ezekiel gives us an undeniable clue to the location. Ezekiel 38:15 “You will come from your place out of the far north...” Ezekiel 39:1-2 “Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal; I will turn you around and lead you on, bringing you from the far north against the mountains of Israel.”
A major nation to the far north of Israel can only be Russia. But it may include other modern nations around the borders of Russia as well. In fact it may also include some nations of Europe.
We need to add the other nations mentioned in Ezekiel who are allies of Magog to the big general map. The nations are: Russia, the Muslim nation of Turkey, the “Stan” nations, Germany, Ethiopia, Libya and perhaps a few other European nations.
So the big issue is that Russia will most certainly be the major constituent of “Magog.” Germany will also be right in there too!
So, now we have a conglomerate of nations attacking Israel, Germany being one of them.
So, has Germany learnt her lesson from the Holocaust of WW11? The answer is no! Isn’t it interesting that here we are on the verge of WW111 and many of the same nations of WW11 are again ready to line up in the battle fields and again with the same intention to attack and destroy Israel!
This war is inevitable. Ezekiel shows that the primary reason is to “take a spoil”. This contrasts with the reason for the Psalm 83 war, which is to “wipe Israel off the map.” This implies that the wars are not the same, which we can also deduce from the nations involved.
Magog (Russia and allies) will have no choice in the matter! God will “put hooks in their jaws” and draw them into conflict.
Be sure that major demonic forces will be involved in all of this.
Nations of the world, your days are numbered...the writing is on the wall, your doom is on the horizon.
Nations of the world, Isn't it interesting that you want world peace, but world peace is coming soon on the wings of your destruction! OOOps!
The year of the Olive Leaf:
This is the emblem and logo of one of the Jewish Rabbinical organisations. Are they right in their presumption? They may be right about the year being the “year of the olive branch or leaf”, but what about world peace?
They believe that this is the year of the coming of their Messiah who will bring in world peace. But they’re out by seven years! Yes, eternal peace is coming very, very soon, perhaps even next year for all who are born-again. This eternal peace will be exclusively for those who go in the rapture...Saved Jews and Gentiles!
World peace for the world itself, will only come on the total destruction of the existing world order in the seven year tribulation, to be ended by Messiah’s second coming.
Jews call this year 5777, the year of the olive leaf. The olive leaf is a universal symbol of peace. The olive leaf returned to the ark signifying the end of the waters of God’s judgement and a new dispensation of peace. Many Jews believe it will all happen now this year.
The rapture is the first phase of the Second Coming and the coming world of peace. It must occur first.
Unless you are born again now, world destruction, not world peace is on the horizon. Be careful, that dove with the leaf in its mouth, means it’s all very near, but the waters haven’t subsided yet.
If any group of people in the world want peace it is the Jews, and rightly so.
Jews were hated by the Nazi’s because they didn’t fit in with Hitler’s “perfect” Aryan idea of a new world order. Jews are hated today by the globalists, the UN and others, because they don’t fit in with their idea of a new world order.
Jews are hated by Islamic Arabs because they don’t fit in with Islam’s goal of world domination.
Like the futility of the fool King Herod, and all anti-Semites, they will all die in their quest to rid the world of the Jews and prevent the perfect, Jewish King of kings from soon appearing!
Globalism, by its very definition, must contain a global, world-human with a global identity and morality, acceptable to all in the global community. The global morality must meet the lowest common denominating factor. It must include the global, worldly, human rights of all the moral sin in the world, because it’s a human right.
Bear in mind that only the Bible correctly identifies moral sin and only the cross can deal with it. This is why the preaching of the law in the church is so important. I’m not talking about coming under the law, because we live by the law in our hearts. But the law identifies sin and shows that you can’t keep it, thus pointing to the answer who is our Messiah.
The world must remove the law because it identifies sin as sin. The world’s course is heading towards a “sinless” world, full of real sin, which can only be identified by the Bible.
The one-world agenda has suddenly marched onto the stage of the great end-time drama. One –world government, one-world religion, one- world morality, one -world currency are all modern idols lining up for destruction.
Nationalism has been turned into an evil sin by the world’s mass media, while it’s actually God’s way for the nations.
There is a big difference between God’s globalism and Satan’s. God’s way is exclusive. It includes only those who have gone through the purifying work of the cross, which strips out sin. Satan’s way is all-inclusive which leaves sin intact and strips out God’s holiness.
God’s way strips out Satan and Satan’s way strips out God. Pick your choice my friends! Shall I give you a clue as to which one to choose? “I set before you life and death, blessing and cursing, therefore choose life!” (Deuteronomy 30:19)
By the way, if you don’t want to choose, you have chosen! (Matthew 12:30)
Here are some very important anti-globalism verses:
Acts 17:26 “He has made from one blood every nation of men to dwell on all the face of the earth and has determined their pre-appointed times and the boundaries of their habitation, so that they should seek the Lord.”
Isaiah 10:13-14 “By the strength of my hand (Satan), I have done it, and by my wisdom for I am prudent; I also have removed the boundaries of the people and have robbed their treasuries...My hand has found like a nest the riches of the people and gathered all the earth.” (This occurs in the tribulation.)
Nehemiah 9:22 “You gave them kingdoms and nations and divided them into districts.”
Genesis 11:6 “The Lord said, ‘Indeed the people are one and they all have one language and this is what they begin to do; now nothing that they propose to do will be withheld from them.” (God’s destruction of Babel follows)
Revelation 17:13 “These (nations) are of one mind and they will give their power and authority to the beast. They will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, for He is Lord of lords and King of kings and those who are with Him are called chosen and faithful.”
Psalm 147:14 “He makes peace within your borders...”
1 Kings 8:53 “For You separated them from among the peoples of the earth to be Your inheritance as You spoke by Your servant Moses, when You brought our fathers out of Egypt.”
Ezra 9:1-2 “The people of Israel and the priests and the Levites have not separated themselves from the peoples of the lands, with respect to the abominations of the Canaanites...the holy seed is intermingled with the peoples...” (Judgement follows)
Inter -faith abominations:
The agenda of the inter-faith movement is globalism and world peace. The agenda of the liberals is globalism and world peace.
The cursed inter-faith movement has as its primary agenda, global peace, through coming together and mixing faiths.
The cross is the curse of the inter-faith movement and the globalist, but for true believers, it is power of our God!
Globalism outside of the cross of Calvary is pure hate, because it makes you an automatic enemy of the living God.
A world with separated nations, borders and boundaries on the religious, political, social and moral fronts is not hate. It is true love, because it keeps the hate out.
The only way you can have a true globalist agenda dominating the world is with the cross removed.
Staying safe in the onslaught:
Why do the nations rage, says the Bible? Why do so many Christians reject the Bible? Why are so many blind to the truth and cast it down? It’s because they have no fear of the Lord. You can’t see or understand the word of God without the fear of God!
Great terrifying fear is coming to the world soon. It will be a hopeless, tormenting fear. But the fear of the Lord required in us, His family, is safe, enduring, knowledge-building and full of blessed hope.
A beautiful surrender to our Lord and all His ways is the way of safety.
These issues have been thrust onto the world prophetic stage suddenly. The entire anti-globalist, anti-Muslim migration agendas are right before us. The US has spoken, Europe is speaking and other nations are lining up to speak.
The war machine is warming up. “Hooks” are waiting in the wings!
The stage curtain or veil continues to lift. The veil of blindness on the Jews continues to lift slowly.
What exciting times! (I just wish it would all hurry up already!)
As far as all these things go, bear in mind that where “sin abounds, grace does much more abound.” (Romans 5:20)
I took this picture, getting in close, of the old white rhino in the Umfolozi Game Reserve.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!
Edition 340: November 30th 2016
In looking at the picture above and the title, don’t get the wrong idea!
This edition contains some deadly serious things, but in total, it is very liberating and positive.
Spiritual darkness is approaching fast. Spiritual light is still here but it is getting dim.
John 12:35-36 “A little while longer the light is with you. Walk while you have the light, lest darkness overtake you. He who walks in darkness does not know where he is going. While you have the light, believe in the light...”
John 9:4 “I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work.”
Amos 8:11 “Behold the days are coming says the Lord God, that I will send a famine on the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord.”
It is very easy to fall in the dark. It is very easy to fall into darkness as well. Just do nothing and you will be in the dark!
In the previous edition, I pointed out some of the amazing qualities of light. Now I want to look at the character of darkness.
What is darkness?
Approaching darkness is all about spiritual darkness. We are talking about the symbolism of darkness and not necessarily physical darkness. The Bible is full of analogies, messages and warnings about spiritual darkness.
At the end of the day, darkness is about people. It is about morality, beliefs, traditions and practises. It is about worship. By the way, “worship” comes from two root words meaning work and bowing down in reverence. The Greek version of the word carries the idea of licking the master’s hand like a dog. It means to bow down before one and kiss their hand!
Darkened worship comes from a heart of pride and is all about illegitimate worship and the worship of “another Jesus,” who is all around us today. This “other Jesus” is a good close friend of the sin of the world.
Darkness is synonymous with evil, sin, wickedness, fear and the devil himself. It is also synonymous with ignorance, blindness, gullibility, deception, demon activity and spiritual death.
Darkness is the absence of light.
►The word “darkness” in Hebrew is “Choshek” (Strong’s H2822) It means: A dark place like Hades, misery, destruction, ignorance, wickedness or thick gloominess.
►The word for “darkness” in Greek is “Skotos” (Strong’s G4655) It means: darkened spiritual eyesight, blindness, ignorance of divine things. By extension it can mean: Spiritual ignorance resulting in ungodliness, immorality sin and hell.
►Another word for “darkness” is “Zophos” (Strong’s G2217) It means: Thick darkness of hell, or a dark, gloomy mist.
At the end of the day, everything that has not gone through the light - creating and generating cross of Calvary is darkness no matter how filled with knowledge, intellectualism, human reasoning, or any such thing it is.
The great cause of approaching darkness:
The biggest cause of universal darkness is pride. It always has been so, and still is today. It was the pride of Lucifer that turned him from the “angel of light” into the dark, death-angel! It was the sin of pride that caused the fall in the Garden, which has darkened the blood of mankind ever since.
Jeremiah 13:15-16 “Hear and give ear; do not be proud, for the Lord has spoken. Give glory to the Lord your God, before He causes darkness, and before your feet stumble on the dark mountains, and while you are looking for the light, He turns it into the shadow of death and makes it dense darkness.”
What a powerful verse this is above! What a warning to all who would care to read it and study it! In fact, a study of the original word meanings is a lot more than enlightening! The great tragedy and the subject of this edition, is that few will even bother with a verse like this, and continue their blind, dark march to hell.
The cause of today’s approaching darkness is the stupidity of intellectual presumption. But pride has blinded their eyes. They can’t see or hear the speaking word of God. Some even look for the light in their own strength and human wisdom. A dense shadow of spiritual death hangs over them like a dark shadow that they can’t get rid of.
Today the love of sin stands in the way of many seeing the light and getting saved. The love of sin blocks the light from coming in. The love of sin causes darkness. The love of sin comes through the removal of God’s truth.
The post-truth era, the modern world is in, has produced a digital age of instant everything. There’s nothing wrong with sliced bread and pop-up toast, but there is no such thing as instant pop-up Christians.
Many people subconsciously think that they’re okay because they aren’t as bad as this person or that one.
Many will receive a huge shock when they land in hell and discover that their idea of being “good” and acceptable to God, which was comparing themselves among themselves, is wrong.
This is the problem with many dark churches also.
2 Corinthians 10:12 “We dare not class or compare ourselves with those who commend themselves. But they measuring themselves by themselves and comparing themselves among themselves are not wise.”
Darkness is approaching because the light of the church is getting dim.
The duty of the church is to keep itself pure and to keep deception out. The entire book of Acts is about establishing the church and coming against those who attacked it. Here is a classic:
Acts 13:8-11 “Elymas the sorcerer withstood them, seeking to turn the proconsul away from the faith. Then Paul, filled with the Holy Spirit looked intently at him and said, ‘O full of deceit and all fraud, you son of the devil, you enemy of all righteousness, will you not cease perverting the straight ways of the Lord? And now indeed the hand of the Lord is upon you and you shall be struck blind not seeing the sun for a time. And immediately a dark mist fell on him, and he went around seeking someone to lead him by the hand.”
Hatred for God:
This includes many Christians and entire churches and denominations.
The problem today is that ignorance of God’s word and the Spirit of God as the author has left people without any real authority except that of man and his stupid opinions.
There is godly authority in truth enlightened by the Spirit of God.
The church has an authority problem because it has largely ignored many truths. Man and his opinions are now the new God.
Much of man’s authority today, with many truths removed, is no different to pure witchcraft.
People hate God and His word because they love sin and evil. But the Bible says there is pleasure in sin for a season only. How stupid can you be to reject eternal life, purity and holiness in favour of fleeting pleasures for five minutes?
What the world wants is equality between sin and holiness, right and wrong. People want God but not His ways. They want an unholy, sin loving God. They want an evil God. They want a God with no cross. They want Barabbas. They have him! His name is Satan.
Evil minds see things that don’t exist. Many people today have a God that does not exist. They have created him their way.
Remember what Satan said in the Garden? He said, “You can be as God”. You can decide what truth is. Adam bought the lie as do the masses today.
My friends, it’s a very stupid thing to interfere with God’s truth. Many would not believe the following verses for one second – to their eternal detriment:
Acts 28:26-27 “Go to this people and say: Hearing you shall hear and not understand; and seeing you will see and not perceive; for the heart of this people has grown dull. Their ears are hard of hearing and their eyes have closed, lest they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, lest they should understand with their heart and turn, so that I should heal them.”
Romans 1:21-26 “Although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor were thankful, but became futile in their thoughts, and their foolish hearts were darkened. Professing to be wise, they became fools...Therefore God also gave them up...they exchanged the truth of God for a lie...they became homosexuals (verse 26).”
Please note, that in this discourse in Romans chapter one, exchanging the truth of God for the lie (that homosexuality is okay) brings the wrath of God.
John 8:43 “Why do you not understand My speech (word)? Because you are not able to listen to My word. You are of your father your devil...”
John 8:47 “He who is of God hears God’s words; therefore you do not hear because you are not of God.”
Proverbs 4:19 “The way of the wicked is like darkness, they do not know what makes them stumble.”
In these incredible verses above, do you see that there are conditions to be met if you want to see the light? I hope you see that it is God Himself who blinds the eyes and makes people deaf to His word and ways, who refuse His conditions.
The church today is growing only in some quarters. In most of the western nations, the dying denominational churches continue to fall by the wayside. Most Spirit-filled churches are where the growth is. Large numbers, thankfully, are seeking to be identified as Christian Zionists and those with a Messianic character and flavour (without falling into the trap of coming under the law).
But the end-time church of Laodicea is growing like vomit in the stomach, about to be spewed out.
The problem is that many churches have changed the truth, watered it down, cast it out, interfered with it and interpreted it with the spirit of Adam, humanism and not the Spirit of God.
Matthew 6:23 “If the light in you is really darkness, how great is that darkness.”
This church has no authority in the world or with and against the devil. They are a cheap pushover, full of spineless, undisciplined, poisonous brats, calling themselves Christians. They are no more Christian than the devil himself.
Isaiah 7:9 “...If you will not believe, surely you will not be established.”
John 3:19 “This is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.”
A life of spiritual substance is required by God, opposed to a life of spiritual emptiness and nothingness. People think that materialism is substance. How wrong they are! That is pure poverty. Of course there is nothing wrong with needed things, but in an empty life that poverty is intensified.
The fear of God:
You can’t fear God as required if your belief system about God is all messed up. You need to know the truth and believe the right things to be safe.
The fear of God is one of the most powerful attributes and requirements for a successful Christian life. It is taught very little these days, which is evident by the dark churches hidden in the bushes rather than up on the hill spreading light.
Many people have a totally false idea of who God is, largely due to being taught by blind wolves. Satan did not kill the homosexuals in the days of Lot, God did. Likewise it was God who destroyed Babel, Babylon and the whole world in Noah’s day – not Satan.
When you see and understand the coming wrath of God in the tribulation, that’s a wake-up call. When you see and understand that He has the keys for your eternal home, that’s a wake- up call.
Bible prophecy teaches and gives you many things. It gives you hope, encouragement, the fear of God and great eternal success and victory.
Proverbs 8:13 “The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; pride, arrogance and every evil way, and the perverse mouth I hate.”
Proverbs 14:26-27 “In the fear of the Lord there is strong confidence, and His children will have a place of refuge. The fear of the Lord is a fountain of life, to avoid the snares of death.”
Psalm 19:9 “The fear of the Lord is clean, enduring forever.”
The danger of darkness
The huge danger of spiritual darkness lies in the fact that the enemy can see clearly in the dark! You can’t unless you have the spiritual gifts required. Otherwise you are blind to the attacks of the enemy.
The mass media and their off-shoot, the social media, are today attacking from their homes of darkness. They are pouring out their deception and most have no idea.
But as a true believer walking in the light, you get miracle eyes to see in the dark if you meet the spiritual conditions.
Psalm 139:12 “Even the darkness is not dark to You; the night is as bright as the day, for darkness is as light within you.”
Psalm 18:28 “For You will light my lamp; the Lord my God will enlighten my darkness.”
The ill-equipped Christian in these days is a sitting duck target for the devil, the god of this world.
My friends, we are in fast moving prophetic times. What many are unaware of is the battle on the go in the spiritual realm. There is a great, intensifying spiritual battle on the go in the heavens. There is a battle on the go for you and me. There is a battle on the go against the truth of God’s word.
Matthew 22:29 “You are mistaken not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.”
►Let me warn you with the same warning I’ve issued a number of times. I warn you, I warn you, I warn you: Dark deception is increasing fast. If you do not know it, see it and deal with it, through spiritual warfare, your deception will deepen to the point where you won’t escape from it.
It is knowing the truth of God’s word and knowing it well, that gives you power – even the power of God to live right in these days.
The tragic war to end all wars!
No it’s not WW111, although that will be so and soon. It’s the war on believers which is on the go even now. Christians are marching to war, blindfolded, with no spiritual weapons and no armour! Most don’t even know a war is on the go, others have surrendered already. Others do not know how to keep rank. Others think God has told them what’s going on, when they are really blind to the truth.
Some sit in the sin of silence on the sidelines with nothing to say, against the big sin issues of today, being a solid friend of sin. Like the Catholic church, silent during the Holocaust, so many think that their silence has absolved them. Their silence has in fact condemned them.
In the previous edition entitled “The light of life” I described the special light just for the Jews and the land of Israel. Now let’s look at their darkness and coming of the light.
What follows is most important indeed and is in fact the cause of the Holocaust, anti-Semitism and its Christian off-shoot, replacement theology.
●●Isaiah 42:16 “I will bring the blind (Jews) by a way they did not know; I will lead them in paths they have not known. I will make darkness light before them...”
●●Micah 7:8-9 “Do not rejoice over me, my enemy; when I fall I will arise, when I sit in darkness the Lord will be a light to me...He will bring me forth to the light, and I will see His righteousness.”
●●Isaiah 29:18 “In that day the deaf (Jews) shall hear the words of the book and the eyes of the blind shall see out of the obscurity of darkness.”
The great key is this: The Lord brings the Jews back into their land – Israel in spiritual blindness and darkness. As you see in the all-important verses above, He brings them back, blind, then the veil begins to lift and they come to spiritual light and sight.
The world, including much of the church can’t see this and has no understanding of it. This is one of the reasons for their hatred of the Jews. They think that God has given up on them and replaced the Jews with the church, because they are still in the dark.
Replacement theology in the church is of an evil spirit. It is the same spirit as Hitler. Yes it is, and it is in these churches. It is the same spirit as Satan himself masquerading in his camouflage uniform. Ministers of replacement theology may just as well wear a Nazi uniform behind their dark pulpits.
Most of the churches of replacement theology will go into the tribulation period.
Romans 11:12-15 “If their (Jews) fall is riches for the world and their failure is riches for the Gentiles, how much more their fullness? If their being cast away is the reconciling of the world, what will their acceptance be, but life from the dead?”
The glorious answer:
2 Corinthians 6:14 “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness? And what communion has light with darkness?”
Ephesians 6:12 “We do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, powers, rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in high places.”
1 Thessalonians 5:4 “You brethren are not in the darkness, so that this Day should overtake you as a thief.”
I hope you have noticed that this edition is essentially about the separation between light and dark, right and wrong, truth and error. As we walk in separation from worldliness and in the truth, all sorts of wonderful things happen. We are set free. We are free indeed.
The other side of the story is that spiritual darkness is a prison. There is no freedom inside. The keys to get into the prison are pride, arrogance, ignorance, deception and refusal to accept all of God’s word.
The keys to get out of the prison are humility, fear of the Lord, surrender to His Spirit and word, and love for the truth.
Proverbs 4:19 “The way of the wicked is like darkness; they do not know what makes them stumble.”
Great, deep spiritual darkness is coming. It will ensnare and trap many. You do not have to be one of them. You can and must apply the correct truth, verses and principles to be safe and free in these coming dangerous days.
Psalm 42:7-8 “Deep calls unto deep at the noise of Your waterfalls; all Your waves and billows have gone over me. The Lord will command His loving kindness in the daytime, and in the night His song shall be with me.”
I took this picture of a large herd of springbok in the Kalahari Desert.
Shalom and grow in His Grace!
Edition 339: November 23rd 2016
The Light of Life:
The Light of Life:
Psalm 119:130 “The entrance of Your word gives light and understanding to the simple.”
Light is alive! Light emits heat! Light has molecular substance to it! Light destroys darkness! Light has more qualities than you can imagine, some of which are the subject of this edition.
Both light and darkness are rich with meaning and symbolism. Some of it is a lot more than symbolism as you will see.
There are some things in this edition that will surprise you indeed!
There is a shocking theme in the Bible, which very few are aware of. It is that both God and the devil blind people. It is God alone who causes spiritual light, sight and understanding, but only to selected people for particular reasons with conditions met.
Who can see the light?
Anyone who is genuinely searching for our Lord and has a truly open heart will see the Light!
All those who are walking in surrender to our Lord, taking up their cross daily, can see the light.
All who have their own minds made up, have hard hearts to the truth and are full of themselves, are blind to the light and truth.
Psalm 69:32 “The humble shall see and be glad.”
John 18:37 “...Everyone of the truth hears my voice.”
Job 38:15 “From the wicked their light is withheld...”
The make-up of light:
Light, which is part of the electromagnetic spectrum, is vital for sight, both in the natural world and spiritually speaking. Visible light is made up of seven colours. When they are projected together through a prism, white light is produced. That is an enduring mystery.
The Hebrew and Greek languages contain many words that have a number of different meanings. You need the context to get the right one, and you need to study it as well.
►The word “Light” in Hebrew is “Owr.” (Strong’s H216). It has a few meanings and applications, some of which are: “The light of life”, “The light of the face”, “The light of Israel”, “The light of wisdom.”
►Another Hebrew word for “Light” is the word “Ma’owr.” (Strong’s H3974). It means a luminous light coming from within. (Bear that in mind as you read on.)
►The Greek word for Light is “Phos.” (Strong’s G 5457). It means: “A light emitted from a lamp.” “It also means a heavenly, supernatural, brilliant light”. It also means: “Creating understanding and spiritual enlightenment”. It also means: “The light of a stone or rock coming from within itself”. It parallels with G5316 and G5346, meaning luminous.
So, we see that light is likened to spiritual life, purity, holiness, sight and understanding. Light equates to the life of God and a rock that emits light from within.
A powerful exposition involving our old friend Noah:
God told Noah exactly how to build the Ark.
The word “Ark” in Hebrew is “Teva”. It is the same word for “word”. This speaks of the exactness of our words. God gave Noah the exact dimensions of the Ark. In a sense we can say that our words are arks, carrying and preserving God’s will and ways, while we float over all that is under the judgement of God.
God told Noah to make a window in the Ark. (Genesis 6:16) But in Hebrew it says, “You shall make a “brightness” in the Ark. The original word used is “Tzohar”, which can be translated as “window.” It is also one of the words for “light” or “brightness.”
The Ark had three levels in it, so would have been pretty dark, which is why God said to make a window in it.
Here is an amazing thing:
The word “Tzohar” means “window”. But it is also the word for a special stone that has its own light within it. So when we see the command of God in Genesis 6:16, to “make a window in the ark”, it also means to make a “brightness from glowing, luminous stones within it.”
These stones (Tzohar) giving off light, contain phosphorescence causing the luminous, glowing from within. The light of these stones is enduring, it never goes out. In Hebrew, these stones are also called the “Gems of Noah” or the “Lights of Heaven”. They are also called “Stones of Fire.”
So, now we see that the Ark of Noah had lights on the inside! – Isn’t that a surprise?
But don’t forget what I said earlier. The Hebrew word for Ark is “Teva”, which is also one of the words for “word.”
Do you see where we are going?
This means that we are to open a window into our words, so that they shine brightly from within! When words have the light of God within them, they are powerful, glowing, and enduring.
Have you ever wondered why when some people speak, you feel as though you are hearing from God? You feel refreshed, changed, and made new. And when others speak, they may as well be reading to you from the phone book! They have no light in their words!
This also sheds light on the difference between the two Greek words for “word”, which are, “logos” and “rhema.” Logos is ordinary words. Rhema is revelation word with spiritual understanding. We could liken these to the normal spoken words and words being generated from God’s own living word in our hearts.
The Hebrew word “Tzsohar” has a very similar derivative, “Tsahar”, which suggests the “glistening shine from pure olive oil”. This is another type of God-filled, anointed, words and ways!
Words infused with God’s light are to glow and shine out and up. They make your words “brilliant” and “glistening” in the true sense!
So here we see a dramatic link-up between words, light and the Ark of preservation. The major point to be made is that ordinary light coming into your life does not get you saved. Once you are born-again, you have that real internal light being generated of God right in your heart.
The glorious Menorah:
The Temple Menorah has 72 ornaments on it. There were 72 pure gold bells on the Temple Priest’s garment. There are 72 names of God in the Bible. The Menorah is a giant symbol of the light of God.
Like the Ark, God gave specific instructions for the making of the Temple Menorah.
It was to be made of one single, unbroken, enormous piece of pure 24 karat gold, weighing 3000 shekels .
This piece of pure gold had to be hammered into shape. There is a strong type and association with our Lord, whose symbol is gold, and who is the true Light, being “hammered” to His cross.
The Menorah stood in the Holy Place of the Temple, which was next to the Holy of Holies. The light source from the seven branches was pure olive oil, which was constantly filled by Temple Priests to keep the light going all the time, illuminating the inside of the Temple. (Exodus 27:20)
The central shaft and lamp had to be raised above the other six. It was used to light the others. It was called the “servant light”. It is our Lord, the servant of God who gives light to the world. He is the “Light of life.”
The Temple Menorah is similar to the story we have just seen on the light within the Ark. The light of the Menorah, as with the Ark, was not seen from the outside, but only by those inside the holy chamber.
The symbolism here is that we are hidden in the world. They can’t see our light, only the effects of it, and only if they want to.
Colossians3:3 “For you died and your life is hidden with Messiah in God.”
The Menorah represents our Lord Himself, who, in the Revelation, is seen walking between the seven candlesticks, which are the church. The olive oil represents the Holy Spirit and our salvation and ongoing power.
The Menorah symbolises light, life, purity, exactness, holiness, wisdom and divine inspiration.
Jewish tradition today still requires a Menorah to be lit and placed in every Jewish home on Chanukah.
You can contrast this with the witchcraft, pagan, occult tradition of the church, born in Babylon and Rome of hanging lights on Christmas trees to illuminate the gold and silver balls symbolising sun and moon worship.
Today, the Temple Menorah has been rebuilt and manufactured according to the specifications of God, with pure gold. It now stands awaiting instillation in the soon to come new Temple. It is valued at over $3million.
My friends, without the light and flame of the olive oil fire, the Holy Spirit – you are dead and dark, with dead, empty, meaningless words filling your life. You are a nothing! With the light of life in your heart, even if you are a nothing in the world’s eyes, you are a glorious king or queen of God, and will be forever!
Lucifer, the light bearer:
Lucifer was an archangel of God. The name itself means “light bearer.” He was God’s messenger of light to the nations! These were the nations upon the earth in pre-Adamic times. I’m not going to get into all of that now, except to say that when he appeared in the Garden, he had already fallen, been stripped of his light and was now Satan, the prince of darkness.
Isaiah 14:12 refers to Lucifer as “Heylel,” meaning “shining one,” or the “light bearer”. In the Greek the word is “eosphoros” meaning “the bringer of the dawn” or “the morning star (Venus).
Lucifer, the light bearer, because of his pride and rebellion, became the bearer of darkness, death and destruction. (There’ll be more on this in the next edition.)
Matthew 6:23 “If the light in you is really darkness, how great is that darkness.”
Lucifer, the light bearer was now the cursed deceiver, the one who now comes to the gullible as an “angel of light”, but bringing spiritual darkness.
1 John 1:5 “God is light and in Him is no darkness at all.”
John 8:12 “I (Yeshua) am the light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”
Light, life and blood:
“Life is in the blood,” says the Bible, (Leviticus 17:11.) But the blood of Adam flowing in us has death and the curse of God in it too. The sins of all mankind reside in this cursed blood, which produces the sin nature.
If you are not saved, you can try to be right and good all you like – until you are blue in the face, but you can’t because of your dark blood.
Thank the Lord that His pure, shed blood, full of light, is now imputed to us and “transfused” into our hearts. Through the new-birth, we have His pure blood in us, albeit spiritually. Our Lord’s blood is filled with light, because it is sinless and pure.
It was His shed pure and holy blood that paid the price for us and gives us salvation.
Through the new-birth, His sinless blood cancels out the sin-cursed blood of Adam in people.
The blood of our Lord is now the light-producing power, giving sight, enlightenment, revelation and the wisdom of God, just like those stones in the Ark and the light of the Temple Menorah.
John 8:47 “He who is of God hears God’s words; therefore you do not hear because you are not of God.”
Romans 13:12 “... Therefore let us cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.”
Spiritual light is “armour”. It destroys spiritual darkness and ignorance, but protects us also. It is required for our stability, strength and growth in our Lord. It is especially required now in these dangerous end-days.
Psalm 36:9 “In your light we see light.”
The light of God, or the darkness of the devil in Christians:
Do you want to know if you are in the light of God? If so, you will hate sin, love holiness and desire with all your heart to be pure, in the truth, and holy in all your ways. You may not be achieving it yet, but it will be your heart’s desire. Your words will prove it.
It is this that draws people to you and chases some away. That’s the way it must be.
If you as a Christian are in the darkness of the devil, you won’t be able to comprehend (understand) those in the light! You will be a supporter of the LGBT movement and other satanic issues designed to bring down a “nation under God.”
You will justify sin and love all sinners in their sin, with their sin and hate those of the truth. You will say that you love everyone, but you are a liar. You will love everyone but those of the truth, who speak the truth and take up their cross daily.
The temples that stood on the Temple Mount were very important in that they represented the presence of God in the Holy of Holies. It was all about holiness. The High Priest, the only one allowed in, would have been struck dead if he didn’t meet Gods holy requirements while inside.
Today we are the temple of the Holy Spirit. His holy presence is in our hearts. The light and life of God in us is holy and pure and without sin of any description. In and through the new-birth, we are 100% perfect, pure, sinless and holy.
If you are truly born of the Spirit of God, do you know why you sometimes have that ultra-exiting, strange, odd, glorious feeling that you’re not even here on this planet? Do you know why you sometimes feel like an excited, total oddball, unable to fit in with the world? Do you know why you sometimes feel like a cross between an insane weirdo and an excited madman?
Do you know why you sometimes feel like you’re standing on the very edge of the ledge on a cliff looking down to impending doom, and up to untold majesty and glory?
Do you know why some in your family hate you with a passion, especially the religious ones?
Do you know why some of your friends just can’t understand you and fit you into their box?
Do you know why some of your friends, just love you, even though they can’t box you?
Do you know why some of them secretly wish they could be like you?
Do you know why you are so important to them, even if they drive you up the wall sometimes?
It’s all because you have that perfect, pure, wonderful life and light of God in your hearts. It’s glorious, infectious, contagious, and offensive to the devil.
Proverbs 18:21 “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”
The light of Israel:
As we saw earlier the word “Light” in Hebrew is “Owr” (Strong’s H216). It has as one of its applications and meanings, “The light of Israel”.
It implies that the Jewish people have available to them a special light. This light is the word of God and specifically the prophetic word, written and detailed for them alone. It is a national light available only to them! If you don’t like that – tough luck, it’s the way it is.
●●Isaiah 42:16 “I will bring the blind (Jews) by a way they did not know; I will lead them in paths they have not known. I will make darkness light before them...”
●●Micah 7:8-9 “Do not rejoice over me (Jews), my enemy; when I fall I will arise, when I sit in darkness the Lord will be a light to me...He will bring me forth to the light, and I will see His righteousness.
●●Isaiah 29:18 “In that day the deaf (Jews) shall hear the words of the book and the eyes of the blind shall see out of the obscurity of darkness.”
The following verses show how it all ends up. They are not politically correct (that’s why I love them!) They separate and distinguish between the Jews and the other nations. They kick globalism in the head.
Isaiah 42:6 “I the Lord have called you (Jews) in righteousness, and will hold your hand; I will keep you and give you as a covenant to the people, as a light to the Gentiles.”
Acts 13:47 “I have set you to be a light to the Gentiles that you should be for salvation to the ends of the earth.”
Isaiah 60:2-3 “Behold the darkness shall cover the earth, and deep darkness the people; but the Lord will arise over you (Jews), and His glory will be seen upon you. The Gentiles shall come to your light, and kings to the brightness of your rising.”
Isaiah 9:2 “The people who walked in darkness (Jews) have seen a great light; those who dwelt in the land of the shadow of death, upon them a light has shined.”
Bible prophecy and light:
2 Peter 1:19 “We also have the prophetic word made more sure, which you do well to heed as a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.”
The previous verses in the above segment speak of the certainty of hearing things with your ears and seeing with the eyes. Here, the Bible says that we have something even more sure and important than seeing and hearing. It is the realisation that prophecy is the most sure thing in the world.
When you come to this understanding, a great light has just been switched on in your heart. The morning star is the planet Venus, which shines in the darkest part of the night, saying that full daylight is on the horizon of your heart.
Bible prophecy brings to us the light of God. “Yeshua is the spirit of prophecy.” (Revelation 19:10)
The light is soon going to become unavailable. Today we are more than privileged to have a flood of light available to us, yet a great deal of the church is asleep in the light – sang Keith Green!
John 9:4 “I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work.”
Revelation 2:5 “Remember from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lamp stand from its place, unless you repent.”
True light shines on every aspect of your life and shows you the need to repent and make the correct adjustments. If you do not, you are in danger of having your light removed, by God.
I took this picture of a section of the beautiful Mooi River Falls in Kwa Zulu/Natal. It’s an enormous waterfall, but difficult to find and 4x4 access. (“Mooi” means beautiful.)
Shalom and grow in His Grace!