Summary of Bible references on the Rapture

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Healing the ear

Luke 22:50 And one of them smote the servant of the high priest, and cut off his right ear. 51 And Jesus answered and said, Suffer ye thus far. And he touched his ear, and healed him.

Only in Luke does it record Jesus healing the ear. The differences in the four gospels indicate they have different agendas. The three synoptic gospels appear to have the three different groups -- pre tribulation rapture (Luke), tribulation saints (Mark), and salvation of the Jewish nation (Matthew).

The "pre tribulation" rapture will heal the ears of those left behind. The gospels records this prophecy of the people:

By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive: 15 For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

There are many whose heart has waxed gross, their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed. That will all change after the rapture.

But even that prophecy is not recorded the same in the three gospels. In Luke all it says is

10 And he said, Unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom of God: but to others in parables; that seeing they might not see, and hearing they might not understand.

Today we can see there are those who don't see and even though they are hearing they don't understand. But by the end of the tribulation prior to the nation of Israel being saved this problem will have "waxed gross".

Mark takes it. step further from Luke:

That seeing they may see, and not perceive; and hearing they may hear, and not understand; lest at any time they should be converted, and their sins should be forgiven them.

This shows us how we should be praying for others, that the Lord would touch their ears and touch their eyes. Pray that they would hear and understand and be converted and their sins forgiven them. Pray that the Lord would heal them.
 

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The Twin Towers

Ezekiel 31:15 Thus saith the Lord God; In the day when he went down to the grave I caused a mourning: I covered the deep for him, and I restrained the floods thereof, and the great waters were stayed: and I caused Lebanon to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field fainted for him.

16 I made the nations to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to hell with them that descend into the pit: and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, shall be comforted in the nether parts of the earth.

17 They also went down into hell with him unto them that be slain with the sword; and they that were his arm, that dwelt under his shadow in the midst of the heathen.

18 To whom art thou thus like in glory and in greatness among the trees of Eden? yet shalt thou be brought down with the trees of Eden unto the nether parts of the earth: thou shalt lie in the midst of the uncircumcised with them that be slain by the sword. This is Pharaoh and all his multitude, saith the Lord God.

The south tower burned for 56 minutes before collapsing. This is very similar to God's declaration that the Great Babylon's destruction comes in one hour. At the time of the collapse the twin towers were like these trees described in Ezekiel. God also says that the Great Babylon is "fallen, is fallen". There are two fallings, just as there were two towers that fall.

Everything about the collapse should be a warning to us. Ground Zero burned for 100 days. It collapsed into the "pit of hell". The firemen said they poured so much water in there it was like creating a lake, the lake of fire. The fire was 2500 to 2800 degrees F.

Why would they bring down the twin towers? The purpose was to justify a police state (the patriot act), and to get the money to rebuild the military with drones and robots, and to reassert their influence in the Mid East propping up the petro dollar. This is why Babylon the great will fall, they will want to justify the Mark of the Beast, they will want to raise an army to this beast state (AI), and everything will revolve around the Middle East.

On 9/11 the whole world mourned and shook. That was a warning because when the Great Babylon falls you will see it for real. That was just a glimmer of what it will be like.

The towers were hit at 9am on a bright, sunny Tuesday morning. For those who were supposed to be watching the signs were there, the warnings were there, but they ignored them. There is also plenty of evidence that this was an inside job perpetrated at the very highest levels of our government.

Ezekiel points out that this event leads directly to war and many others falling into this pit of fire with them. We saw that with Iraq and Afghanistan. We will see this with the Ezekiel 38 war and Armageddon.
 

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Ezekiel 32:3 Thus saith the Lord God; I will therefore spread out my net over thee with a company of many people; and they shall bring thee up in my net.

Just like when Bagdad fell and they brought Sadam up out of his hole in December 2003.

4 Then will I leave thee upon the land, I will cast thee forth upon the open field, and will cause all the fowls of the heaven to remain upon thee, and I will fill the beasts of the whole earth with thee.

Just like the first Iraq war when all the nations of the earth assembled and filled the land

5 And I will lay thy flesh upon the mountains, and fill the valleys with thy height.

The mountains, sounds like Afghanistan and our pursuit of Osama Bin Laden. This was a 20 year war and when we left we left our flesh and treasure behind on the mountains.

6 I will also water with thy blood the land wherein thou swimmest, even to the mountains; and the rivers shall be full of thee.

This reminds me of the Fukushima disaster (2011) filling the Pacific ocean with the polluted war from that reactor.

7 And when I shall put thee out, I will cover the heaven, and make the stars thereof dark; I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light.

Joel also says that the sun will be darkened and the moon won't giver her light before the great and notable day of the Lord. Look at "put thee out" like snuffing a candle.

8 All the bright lights of heaven will I make dark over thee, and set darkness upon thy land, saith the Lord God.

We have many prophecies suggesting 3 days of darkness, or even 18 months of darkness. Some are suggesting an EMP. It seems certain that there will be a blackout and a nationwide loss of power for a certain period of time.
 

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How they Steal our Money and Freedom 11/24/2023
 

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GAZA, IRAN, JERUSALEM, ARMAGEDDON, WW III & GOD'S CHOSEN PEOPLE OF PROMISE THE JEWS OF ISRAEL

 

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There are many things you can do

Ezekiel 33:1 Again the word of the Lord came unto me, saying, 2 Son of man, speak to the children of thy people, and say unto them, When I bring the sword upon a land, if the people of the land take a man of their coasts, and set him for their watchman: 3 If when he seeth the sword come upon the land, he blow the trumpet, and warn the people; 4 Then whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head. 5 He heard the sound of the trumpet, and took not warning; his blood shall be upon him. But he that taketh warning shall deliver his soul.

One excuse people give for doing nothing is "what is the point". That is a defeatist attitude and demonstrates a lack of faith. What would be the point of God giving us a warning if there is nothing for us to do?

So let's talk about what a proper response would be.

1. When I was 12 I was thinking about what I should give my life to. What would be a worthy goal to dedicate the next thirty years of my life to accomplish? That was when I realized it all depends on whether or not God is real. If God is real and you must appear before the judgement seat in the future then that changes everything. It is pointless to devote your life to becoming rich if that includes cheating and defrauding others and then when you appear before God you get judged for that. I realized it would be foolish to not factor in that judgement. So the first thing I would say everyone needs to do is to factor in that judgement. How do you do that?

Everyone has sinned, that is sort of the good news and the bad news. The good news is regardless of how shameful and embarrassing your sins are, in the grand scheme of things they are no different from everyone else. I view it like HIV, everyone on the planet is infected, some have full blown AIDS, others you can't even tell they are sick. But either way they are all HIV positive. We are all in the same boat and the way you know we are all in the same boat is because everyone dies. The wages of sin is death. Everyone dies because everyone is a sinner. The good news is that you are in the same boat as everyone else, the bad news is the boat is sinking and you all are going to die. Then the gospel is that Jesus has paid for our sins with His blood. If you stole $5 from someone, that is a sin, but if you were to go and apologize and give them $10 back they should forgive you. The problem is that some sins are so great we can never repay, that is why we need the Lord's blood. The price He paid was so great it repays any sin, no matter how great. But we are not talking about some magic formula or some accounting trick or scam. You confess your sins, you repent and you make restitution. The Lord's blood comes in and says "you don't have enough for restitution, I'll help with that". But you have to confess and repent. Some sins are secret, you confess and repent to God. Some sins only you and another person know of, you confess and repent to that other person. Some sins involve others, if you confess publicly and expose others that might also be a sin (depends on the situation). Other times you may be willing to be wronged and walk away and yet the Lord requires you to be a whistleblower to protect others despite this opening you up to more harm and retribution. This is why we will often need to seek out counsel on how to deal with a sin.

Bottom line is the single most important way to heed God's warnings is to confess your sins, repent, and take the Lord's blood.

2. Let's use a different analogy. No analogy is perfect, it can highlight one single aspect but never the full picture. In this analogy we are considering sin to be an infection we have that will ultimately kill us. We take antibiotics to deal with the infection, that is like the Lord's blood. But we also have to keep clean by washing with water. Uncleanness may not be "sin" but it is unhealthy. We wash with the water of the word. Our baptism is a picture of us being immersed into the triune God like being immersed in the bathtub. The word of God is the incarnate Jesus Christ, if you are immersed into the word of God you will get washed clean just like if you take a bath or a shower. You can have a powerful conversion experience where you clearly repent of your sins. But if you do not immerse yourself into the triune God you will get dirty and infected all over again. Being immersed into the word of God is not simply studying the Bible. Our God is triune, your immersion should be three in one. Pray, Word, and Worship. We sing psalms and hymns as worship to God, those songs and hymns are the word of God. We pray the word, those prayers are composed of the word of God. We read the word of God. If you are heeding the warning that the Lord is about to return you will dive into the word of God in prayer, reading and worship.

3. In my opinion those are the two biggest ways to get ready, however we also need to build up our faith and faith comes by hearing and hearing by the word of God. Washing is not the same thing as hearing. If you spend an hour reading the word and feel like you didn't retain a thing, what you are saying is you didn't hear a thing, doesn't mean you weren't washed. Hearing requires listening, people talk to us all the time and we do not necessarily "hear" them. God is speaking to us all the time, we have to believe that, and we have to intentionally listen to hear what He is speaking to us. If we do that our faith will grow. If you do the first two things you will be "saved", snatched from the fire. But if you do this as well then you can "stand" in that great day. The Lord is coming back with an army and you can stand with Him.

4. A prudent person sees the evil coming and hides themself. The first three things are by far the most important, but even if you are saved and standing with the Lord, what about your family, your friends? Suppose you lived in Ukraine. When you saw Russia massing on the border before they invaded you could have easily left. If you were really in tune you would have realized that Biden was an illegitimate president sold out to foreign governments and as soon as the 2020 election was over you would have realized this threatened you first and foremost. You sell your home and you move from Ukraine to Poland. So then if you were perfectly in tune with the heavenly broadcast you could have avoided all harm and loss from Russia's invasion. If you were sleeping but woke up as soon as God slapped you and you immediately heeded the warnings you could have left Ukraine with minimal loss, perhaps being unable to sell your house or business at the best price. If you waited until Russia invaded you could have fled like a refugee, losing all, but saving your life. If you continued waiting until they took everyone from young children to 65 year old men and even women then you lose everything. God is warning, the best you can possibly do is to heed the warning today, tomorrow your loss will be greater than it is today. In this blog I and the links I have posted give very detailed warnings, what cities are going to be hit, what part of the nation will be hit, what the impacts will be. Location is critical, right now you can safely move about, after the attack it will not be safe to even move from one place to another. After that you should be prepared for famine and plague. Yes, we hope to be raptured before the tribulation, but there will be very many who aren't. Canned food lasts for two years, it will be very valuable in a famine, but you have to have a system whereby you eat the old canned food before it is too old. Dry rice and beans is great, but it has to be frozen first to make sure there are no pests. Also it only lasts so long. Joseph's kitchen is probably the best survival food for the money, when it comes to desperate times it is hard to beat Joseph's kitchen for cost (about a tenth of others), the duration (might be good for 25 years) or the nutritional content. It would also be smart to have some silver.

5. What about guns? If you live by the sword you die by the sword. If you are talking about guns for hunting for rabbits, deer, elk, etc. then sure. Personally I think fishing is far more effective at providing food than hunting, but that is just me. However the tribulation for believers is 42 months. We aren't trying to survive the tribulation, we must be focused on being saved out of the tribulation. Also, a major way that most will be saved out of the tribulation is by martyrdom. Each person will be given the choice to receive the mark of the beast of have your head chopped off. Refusing the mark of the beast is a sure fire way to be saved out of the tribulation. So hiding in the woods and trying to survive the tribulation is not a great strategy in my opinion. There will be refuge cities and Christians gathering together in the wilderness, so I don't discourage that, my point is you want to have a very strong and clear testimony for the Lord and being arrested is not a big deal.
 

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Ezekiel 33:12 Therefore, thou son of man, say unto the children of thy people, The righteousness of the righteous shall not deliver him in the day of his transgression: as for the wickedness of the wicked, he shall not fall thereby in the day that he turneth from his wickedness; neither shall the righteous be able to live for his righteousness in the day that he sinneth.

Now imagine you have righteous man living in Ukraine, the warning comes from God to flee but he ignores it. When the Russian army invades do you think he'll be able to tell them he is a righteous man and so they will not kill him? Now imagine that in Ukraine you have a small time thief. He also hears the warning from God and he takes heed and he flees to Poland. Do you think that because he was a thief that therefore God will make sure he dies while trying to flee? God speaks a word, if you take that to heart and act accordingly then that is righteousness and it will save you.

13 When I shall say to the righteous, that he shall surely live; if he trust to his own righteousness, and commit iniquity, all his righteousnesses shall not be remembered; but for his iniquity that he hath committed, he shall die for it. 14 Again, when I say unto the wicked, Thou shalt surely die; if he turn from his sin, and do that which is lawful and right; 15 If the wicked restore the pledge, give again that he had robbed, walk in the statutes of life, without committing iniquity; he shall surely live, he shall not die.

No Jesus no peace.

27 Say thou thus unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; As I live, surely they that are in the wastes shall fall by the sword, and him that is in the open field will I give to the beasts to be devoured, and they that be in the forts and in the caves shall die of the pestilence.
 

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God is the king, He has set His throne in Jerusalem, and He says anyone have a problem with that come and take your best shot. When God created man with free will that includes the possibility of rebellion. This doesn't mean that rebellion is of God, it means that if there were no rebellion you could argue there is no free will.

So then how do you create man with a free will to choose God and love God and yet teach them about the dangers of sin and rebellion? You create a museum showing all the harms and dangers of sin and rebellion, lets call this museum "the pit of hell" where can see all those who chose this path and their end.
 

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The Great Babylon

1. And there followed another angel, saying, Babylon is fallen, is fallen, that great city, because she made all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication.

It is always referred to as a "great city". Here this "great city" makes all nations drink of the wine of the wrath of her fornication. If we consider the five greatest cities on Earth: Washington DC, NYC, London, Jerusalem, Hong Kong. There are other candidates but all of them can easily be dismissed. No doubt Rome was "the" great city at the time of John writing the gospel and it is a picture of a great city that made the surrounding area do its bidding, but that is no longer the case. I'm talking about today. No doubt Bejing and Shanghai are two great Chinese cities, if you wish you can substitute one of them for Hong Kong, but since Europe only gets one city China does too. I didn't say Tokyo because they don't force the rest of the world to drink anything, likewise with Singapore and with Paris. But Rome did, later London and Washington DC did. Hong Kong was used by the UK to force the Chinese to drink. Of course Jerusalem has been a spiritual capital for three thousand years.

2. And the woman which thou sawest is that great city, which reigneth over the kings of the earth.

In Revelation 17 the woman is said to be that great city which reigns over the kings of the earth. When John was writing that was clearly Rome. But that is not the case today, regardless of all the illuminati theories. At one point London ruled over the British empire, that also is no more. In fact the only city that can be argued to rule over the kings of the earth today would be Washington DC, NYC (UN) and Beijing. So now we have it narrowed down to three possible cities.

3. And the merchants of the earth shall weep and mourn over her; for no man buyeth their merchandise any more:

In Revelation 18 we learn that this city is not simply a very big consumer of goods but such an important part of the world's economy that all nations stop buying when her destruction comes. This eliminates Beijing, they are a very big and powerful economy, but not as consumers. Only the US is the big consumer in the world. But it is more than that, if you destroy the US you destroy the US dollar and the US debt. If you do that everyone around the world will be bankrupt and global commerce will grind to a halt overnight. The US is also the global policeman, without the US navy the high seas will be dominated by pirates.

If you look at these three verses and you also say "who is the Great Babylon today?" Then it is clear, it must be Washington DC.

4. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication:

So then how does this idea of Washington DC correspond with this? In the Bible the word of God is likened to fine gold. If you understand that you could argue that the word originated from Jerusalem, but they have not been active in taking the word to the world. Yes, the Jews have been scattered everywhere but they keep to themselves and don't share with others. London was very active in evangelizing the world with the word of God when they were a great empire, but not anymore. Since London has faded the US has picked up the mantle of those bringing the word of God to the world. The Gideon's originated in the US and they have distributed 2.5 billion bibles worldwide. We have many other ministries and missions that the US supports, but if you are talking about a harlot that has the word of God as a golden cup in her hand that she uses to make the world drink the filth of her fornication you have to be talking about Washington DC. We commonly refer to the politicians as prostitutes that sell themselves. Washington has pushed and protected our Bible bearing missions, but with that they also make the nations take our cigarettes, our weapons, our Hollywood movies, TV shows, etc.

There is no other city on earth today that could fit these four descriptions. Yes, 2, 000 years ago you would have said Rome fit it, but not today. Yes, at one point London fit it, but not today. The only city today that fits this description is Washington D.C.
 

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A Historical perspective concerning who gets to decide who gets the Holy Land

I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him who curses you

Some of the most catastrophic natural disasters to hit the US have exactly paralleled the US intervention into Israel.

1. October 30 1991 — George Bush opened the Madrid conference. 1st time there was a proposal to trade land for peace. On that same day a very rare storm formed off the coast of Nova Scotia called “The Perfect Storm” with 100 foot waves. Came down the coast of Maine and wiped out the first floor of the Kennebunkport home of George Bush sr.

2. August 23, 1992 — Madrid conference moves to Washington DC, attempt to crank up the peace talks (trade land for peace) on this same day Largest, worst and most expensive disaster to hit America up to that point, Hurricane Andrew hit Florida and left 180,000 people homeless. The hurricane lasted the same 4 days as the conference in Washington DC.

3. January 16, 1994 — President Clinton initiates a meeting with Syria in Geneva to talk about Israel giving up the Golan Heights. The meeting ended by 7:30pm in Geneva, that is 4:30AM on West Coast of US — powerful 6.9 Earthquake shook Northridge, the second most destructive disaster ever to hit the US, right after Hurricane Andrew.

4. March 1, 1997 — The US invited the most infamous terrorist alive at that time, Yasser Arafat, killed more children, hijacked more airplanes, by Madeleine Albright. One night during this visit there were 12 monster tornadoes on the ground at the same time sweeping through Tenn. During the same six weeks we had some of the worst tornadoes and floods. Greatest flooding of the Mississippi, when Arafat leaves the first week of April the rains stop, the flooding subsides and tornadoes stop.

5. January 21, 1998 — Prime Minister of Israel, Netanyahu meets with Clinton. He gives Netanyahu the cold shoulder, no state dinner, no public meetings, rebuffs him, etc. Same day the News media carries the Monica Lewinsky scandal for the first time.

6. September 27, 1998 — Madeleine Albright worked out the details where Israel would give up 13% of their land, one seventh of the country. On the same day Hurricane George slams into the Gulf coast. It hits the coast and just stalls and stays there flooding the coast. The next day they finalize the deal, Arafat addresses the UN, and Hurricane George revs up and causes a billion dollars worth of damage. The day Arafat leaves the US by airplane the hurricane dissipates.

7. October 15, 1998 — Clinton, Arafat and Netanyahu do a five day marathon to try and iron out the details to giving up one seventh of Israel for peace. On October 17 there is a huge storm that cuts across Texas, floods continue until October 22, one fourth of Texas is flooded.

8. May 3, 1999 — The day that Yasser Arafat says he will declare a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as its capital, on the same day as that declaration was said to take place we had the most powerful tornado storm system ever to be recorded swept across Oklahoma and Texas devastating Oklahoma City.
 

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Because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.

Luke 19:43 For the days shall come upon thee, that thine enemies shall cast a trench about thee, and compass thee round, and keep thee in on every side, 44 And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.

I was considering this verse, why should they have known the time of their visitation? It was because of all the prophecies that were fulfilled from the OT, they should have noted these and realized Jesus was the Messiah, the fulfillment of all the OT prophecies and then they would have known.

But what about now, when the Lord returns will it be the same with us? We were charged repeatedly to "watch" and there are a great deal of prophecies in the Bible concerning the Lord's coming both the first time and then again at the end of the age.

Now we know that pattern is prophecy and there is no new thing under the sun, but that which is is that which has been. So I thought, let's look at all the prophecies in the gospels that should have let everyone know the Messiah was coming and see if they also apply to the second coming?

Birth of Israel

1. 23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

Israel is called "God's clock" by many Bible expositors in eschatology and sure enough, we could apply the miraculous birth of Jesus to the equally miraculous birth of the modern day Israel.

Gathered from the entire world

2. Out of Egypt have I called my son.

This also is true, the Jews that returned to Israel were called out of the world. Of the Jews who have returned to Israel they represent over 100 different languages, that is more languages than is spoken in the United Nations. When Jesus was born he fled to Egypt and then only later returned to Israel. This also mirrors the history of the nation of Israel as they fled Israel after 70AD and only much later did they return to Israel.

Holocaust key event

3. 18 In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.

There have been several very horrific massacres of the Jews, no doubt 70 AD would be one example and the Holocaust in WW2 would be a second. Both of which precede the Jews returning to Israel to form a nation.

Branch of the USA

4. He shall be called a Nazarene.

This is interesting, very hard to understand what prophecy this is referring to but perhaps the most plausible interpretation is the similarity between this word and the Hebrew word for branch. For the last 75 years Israel has been closely allied with the US, the winner of WW2, the dominant superpower since WW2, and Israel has been seen as a "branch" of the US in the Mid East.

Gospel

5. 15 The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; 16 The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.

This could be an accurate description of the gospel going to the Gentiles.

Ministry

6. Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.

This would be an accurate prophecy of the ministry during the church age.

Churches

7. 18 Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles. 19 He shall not strive, nor cry; neither shall any man hear his voice in the streets. 20 A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory. 21 And in his name shall the Gentiles trust.

This is an accurate description of the churches during the church age.

Apostasy

8. By hearing ye shall hear, and shall not understand; and seeing ye shall see, and shall not perceive: 15 For this people's heart is waxed gross, and their ears are dull of hearing, and their eyes they have closed; lest at any time they should see with their eyes and hear with their ears, and should understand with their heart, and should be converted, and I should heal them.

This would be an accurate description of the apostasy that takes place at the end of the age and is seen in the church in Laodicea.

Mystery of the Ages revealed

9. I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter things which have been kept secret from the foundation of the world.

We saw this throughout the church age, Paul speaks of this in Ephesians, but then we saw this with all the great Christian teachers, and even now at the end of the age we are still seeing things that were secret from the foundation of the world being uttered.

Meek and sitting upon an ass

10. 5 Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

Today we see so many speaking the word on Youtube or some other platform. These are very "meek" ministries without any funding, no backing, nothing but the word of God. How are they ministering the word? Through platforms like Youtube and Facebook which can be described as "an ass". There is a marvelous contrast with the Cathedrals and "spiritual leaders" like the Pope and Vatican and tele evangelists and mega church pastors.

Have all these things been fulfilled?

11. 34 Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.

20/30

12. And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him that was valued, whom they of the children of Israel did value;

Joseph was sold for 20 pieces of silver and Jesus was sold for 30 pieces of silver. Some see this as pointing to the year 2030.

They parted the land

13. They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots.

After this event Jesus is crucified and there is a great earthquake. Casting lots is a direct reference to Purim. Right now we have a lot of pressure on Israel for them to trade land for peace, similar to dividing the Lord's garments.
 

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Because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation. (2)

Gospel of Mark

In this blog I have probably done 20 or more posts concerning the differences between the three synoptic gospels demonstrating that they indicate three different agendas:

Matthew -- the salvation of the Jews as a nation

Mark -- the tribulation saints

Luke -- the pre tribulation rapture saints.

I just went through the prophecies in Matthew, all the things that you should have been able to see concerning Israel pointing to the time of our visitation at the end of the age. Now let's see Mark, it is quite a contrast.

1. It is written in the prophet Yesha‘yahu,“See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare the way before you.”

It begins with the two witnesses sent to them. That is where the tribulation begins and we see a similar picture in the book of Acts which focuses on the ministry of Peter and Paul as our "two witnesses".

2. “The voice of someone crying out: ‘In the desert prepare the way for Adonai! Make straight paths for him!’”

Again, think of the book of Acts, the disciples all up in the upper room hiding from the authorities, praying. When they do begin to cry out they get arrested, imprisoned, beaten and even executed.

3. so thatthey may be always looking but never seeing; always listening but never understanding. Otherwise, they might turn and be forgiven!”

The tribulation saints were left behind at the rapture because of this, because they were always looking but never seeing, always listening but never understanding. They sat in the pews on Sunday but never turned, never made Jesus the center of their life.

4. 6 Yeshua answered them, “Yesha‘yahu was right when he prophesied about you hypocrites — as it is written,‘These people honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far away from me. 7 Their worship of me is useless, because they teach man-made rules as if they were doctrines.’

This is the apostasy. This is man made religion.

5. 10 For Moshe said, ‘Honor your father and your mother,’ and ‘Anyone who curses his father or mother must be put to death.’

After 2,000 years we have many "fathers and mothers". You don't leave the word and leave the fellowship of the apostles without cursing father and mother. They accused the apostles of being sexist and anachronistic.

6. where their worm does not die, and the fire is not quenched.

As you have done it will be done to you. We have seen people fired for things they said ten or twenty years ago. We have seen people apologize for offensive remarks made years earlier and yet they still get fired.

7. They said, “Moshe allowed a man to hand his wife a get and divorce her.”

No one is up at his word. A contract, a covenant, it is supposed to mean something and they make it so trivial. This action empowered men to be abusive to their wives. As a result women's liberation movement is accompanied by so many women seeking divorces from their husbands and the shoe being on the other foot where many of the court judgement seem to greatly favor the wife. She will get the house, the kids and a monthly check from the ex husband. Often the judgments are so onerous that the husband will choose to rather walk away from everything and work off the books for cash. Even if the wife can afford to hire someone to find the dead beat it is useless, like trying to get blood from a stone. Women think they can divorce their husbands and win the jackpot, only to wind up in poverty as single parents and the real victims being the kids.

8. However, at the beginning of creation, God made them male and female.

As you have done it will be done to you. During the tribulation the left behind saints will be the ones in poverty. They listened to the "prosperity gospel" lies, and now realize they have been defrauded of their prize. The goal of the tribulation is to get you to repent and return to the way it was in the beginning to be one with the Lord. In the apostasy no one wants to be crucified, no one wants to take up the cross, they want to jump over that straight to the resurrection. The apostasy is typified by the church in Laodicea which is the church run by the laity. As believers we are the female, the wife, the weaker ones. Jesus is the male, the Lord, the stronger one. We do what He says. We take up our cross and follow Him. The apostasy thought they could avoid all that but now they are in the tribulation and it is either follow the Lord and do what He says or forfeit your salvation.

9. For this reason, a man should leave his father and mother and be united with his wife, 8 and the two are to become one flesh. Thus they are no longer two, but one.

Leave your flesh, your old man, your opinions, your wisdom and be joined to the Lord Jesus.

10. You know the mitzvot — ‘Don’t murder, don’t commit adultery, don’t steal, don’t give false testimony, don’t defraud, honor your father and mother,…’”

Everyone knows this. The law condemns our sinfulness, even our sinful thoughts. You must confess and repent of these sins and ask for the Lord's blood to wash you clean. If not you will be judged for every last thing, especially the words that you have spoken.

11. who will jeer at him, spit on him, beat him and kill him; but after three days, he will rise.”

This is part of what it means to take up your cross and follow Him. When I started this blog (it was on another forum, I got suspended and had to move to this forum) I figured at most there would be ten people interested in this. At that time talking about the rapture was like touching the third rail on a subway track. However, since that time so many things have happened that I now have 260,000 people who have read this blog. The tribulation saints are those that knew what would happen if they were "Jesus freaks" and so they avoided doing that and the Lord is saying if you are going to take up your cross and follow Him that is part of the deal.

12. 9 Those who were ahead and those behind shouted,“Please! Deliver us!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of Adonai!”

This is also part of the path to the cross, you discover thousands of people are seeking to be saved, to be delivered. You find for every person who deplatformed you or blocked you, there are a hundred more who want to hear the good news of the Lord Jesus.
 

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Because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation. (3)

(this is the second half of Mark)

13. 17 Then, as he taught them, he said, “Isn’t it written in the Tanakh, ‘My house will be called a house of prayer for all the Goyim.’ But you have made it into a den of robbers!”

We are in the tribulation, it is the most corrupt and evil time in human history, and yet we spend the first 12 points getting aligned with the Lord and repenting of our sins before we can go on the offense. Now we can take up the sword of the Spirit and call others to repentance. First you have to deal with your sins and repent, otherwise your calls are just hypocrisy.

14. 10 Haven’t you read the passage in the Tanakhthat says,‘The very rock which the builders rejected has become the cornerstone! 11 This has come from Adonai, and in our eyes it is amazing’?”

Yes, our so called leaders and experts and talking heads reject Jesus. But when we learn to think for ourselves, and walk by faith and not by sight, and to despise the shame, then we become amazed that Jesus is the chief cornerstone, the one that causes all the other stones to become aligned properly.

15. “Rabbi, Moshe wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies and leaves a wife but no child, his brother must take the wife and have children to preserve the man’s family line.

We have so little appreciation for the word of God. Every word, every jot, every tittle must be preserved. It is just like the DNA of all the descendants of Abraham, everyone of their family lines must be preserved. God does not let anything fall to the ground, no word will return to Him void. Every word will accomplish that for which it was sent out to accomplish.

16. 26 And as for the dead being raised, haven’t you read in the book of Moshe, in the passage about the bush, how God said to him, ‘I am the God of Avraham, the God of Yitz’chak and the God of Ya‘akov’?

The Sadducees had a valid principle, if the resurrection was in the Bible it would be in the books of Moses. If it is not part of the law then it is not part of the Bible. This is because everything in the Old Testament is derivative of the law. Then they said "we don't see the resurrection in the law" so therefore there is no resurrection. You could argue what about Aaron's budded rod? That is a shadow, not a direct word. Everything the Sadducees say at this point is true, but then Jesus obliterates them pointing out that God is the God of Abraham and He is not the God of the dead. If Abraham is not dead then there must be eternal life and a resurrection from the dead. But for the tribulation saints this will be a truth to embrace as many if not most of them will be martyred.

17. 29 Yeshua answered, “The most important is,‘Sh’ma Yisra’el, Adonai Eloheinu, Adonai echad [Hear, O Isra’el, the LORD our God, the LORD is one], 30 and you are to love Adonai your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your understanding and with all your strength.’

Do you realize this is the reason that most of the tribulation saints will be left behind, because they do not love God with all their heart, with all their understanding and with all their strength? You can't scam God, He is the one that knows the hearts.

18. 31 The second is this:‘You are to love your neighbor as yourself.’

You will really be tested during the tribulation. People will be starving, fleeing for their lives, will you love them as yourself or will your whole focus be on how to save yourself? Many of the posts on this thread talk about how to prepare for the tribulation by getting food, etc. If your hope is to be raptured why would you do that? It is because you love your neighbor as yourself. Even if I am raptured I know that what I have prepared will help save someone.

19. 36 David himself, inspired by the Ruach HaKodesh, said,‘Adonai said to my Lord, “Sit here at my right hand until I put your enemies under your feet.”’

With point #13 we began to take up the sword of the Spirit. We learned about standing on the rock, about not letting one word drop to the ground, about the God of resurrection, about loving God with our whole heart, about loving our neighbor and now we are learning about Jesus, the Lord of all. The name above every name.

20. “Now when you see the abomination that causes devastation standing where it ought not to be” (let the reader understand the allusion), “that will be the time for those in Y’hudah to escape to the hills.

What?! Jesus is the God of resurrection, the Lord of all, and yet we have to escape to the hills when the Antichrist sets up the abomination of desolation? Some of the best military maneuvers in all human history were retreats. Jesus is the commanding officer, if He says retreat, you retreat.

21. 9 For there will be worse trouble at that time than there has ever been from the very beginning, when God created the universe, until now; and there will be nothing like it again.

Let's think about Noah and the flood. He didn't pick up a staff like Moses and expect the waters to part. That flood serves a purpose to cleanse the earth of all sin and rebellion. Noah built an ark so he could survive the flood, not so he could "rebuke" the flood. One big lesson too many Christians have never learned is that all things are under the Lord's sovereignty. For example, take January 6th. Today I saw a video from January 6th that was outrageous. But what was the most outrageous part was not that some deep state operative was breaking a window and the Capital and pushing Trump supporters into the building. The most outrageous thing was that the man doing this was never charged, prosecuted or convicted of a crime despite him clearly being a chief instigator to the violence and vandalism of that day. January 6th had to look like a victory to the deep state for the January 6 committee to be so brazen as to hide that evidence from the nation.

22. 24 In those days, after that trouble,the sun will grow dark, the moon will stop shining, 25 the stars will fall from the sky, and the powers in heaven will be shaken.

I love this! The powers of heaven will be shaken and we have a part in that! This is like being part of the football team that wins the national championship.

23. 26 Then they will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with tremendous power and glory.

Yes, they'll see Jesus coming, and not alone, He will have a whole host of believers following Him on horses as a conquering army and a conquering king!

24. 27 Yeshua said to them, “You will all lose faith in me, for the Tanakhsays,‘I will strike the shepherd dead, and the sheep will be scattered.’

They were all following Jesus, they thought He was going to bring in the kingdom and then He is killed and buried and they are distraught, "we thought He was bringing in the kingdom". But then they learn that He has resurrected from the dead and He isn't going to bring in the kingdom alone, but they are all part of the team!

25. 62 “I AM,” answered Yeshua. “Moreover, you will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of HaG’vurah and coming on the clouds of heaven.”

He is the I am, not the I was, or the I will be.

26. 34 At three, he uttered a loud cry,“Elohi! Elohi! L’mah sh’vaktani?” (which means, “My God! My God! Why have you deserted me?”)

If you are left behind after the rapture this will be your cry. You will have the fellowship of His sufferings. It is like a wheel, as it turns you go from the fellowship of His sufferings to the outstanding resurrection, back to the fellowship of His sufferings, etc. You go from one cross to the next until you are sitting in the heavenlies with Jesus.

27. 36 One ran and soaked a sponge in vinegar, put it on a stick and gave it to him to drink. “Wait!” he said, “Let’s see if Eliyahu will come and take him down.”

We don't get delivered from the cross, we overcome death.

19 So then, after he had spoken to them, the Lord Yeshua was taken up into heaven and sat at the right hand of God.
 

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Isaiah 29:1-14 -- Let God Arise

Woe to you, Ariel, Ariel, the city where David settled! Add year to year and let your cycle of festivals go on.

Compare this with verse 11. He gives us the scroll and we can’t read it because it is sealed up. Every year they kept the cycle of festivals not realizing that they depicted bigger events that marked the ages. Jesus crucifixion was the true passover. The spirit falling on the disciples was the true Pentecost. At the end of the age we have several festivals. In Joel Feast of Trumpets is depicted as God declaring a worldwide sabbath, shut down the economy due to some strange bug which appears to have been made in a Frankenstein lab. Sound the trumpet, raise the alarm, because the Lord is coming back and you need to prepare yourself to meet God at the judgement seat.

2 Yet I will besiege Ariel; she will mourn and lament, she will be to me like an altar hearth.

He will make our cities like the hearth of the great altar. In other words everything will be burnt up to ashes. Right now the economy is being burnt up. During the pandemic the dead were being burnt up, our way of life was being burnt up. Just this week we had millions of chickens and pigs burnt up due to various diseases. In China pneumonia is sweeping the country putting thousands and thousands of children in the hospital. The vaccine with each shot and each booster causes you do lose more and more of your immunity making plagues and pandemics so much more likely.

3 I will encamp against you on all sides; I will encircle you with towers and set up my siege works against you.

Don't you love this! Milley has been caught red handed in treason. We have the tapes, we have the witnesses, and it is all released in a book by Woodward that the left cannot ignore. Same day this broke we had hearings on the fiasco in Afghanistan with calls for the Secretary of Defense, Secretary of State and the Joint chiefs of staff to resign. At the same time we had a recall vote for Newsom. In some precincts 70% of people who came in to vote were told "you already voted"! At the same time all this is happening we have stadiums around the country chanting in unison "F Joe Biden". What politician wants to be associated with him? He recently turned 81 and the birthday picture was of him all alone. The mainstream media has been demolished and totally burned any credibility they had covering for these guys, Joy Behar got blown up, Rachel Maddow has already left, Chris Cuomo and Brian Stelter left after seeing their ratings collapse. They are attacked on every side. For good reason, they now admit the Hunter Biden laptop is real! That alone is evidence of election fraud and collusion among the oligarchs to steal the election. But since then we have had several trials in which they have furthered the narrative of election fraud. Movies like "rigged", "Police state" and "Sound of Freedom" surround them with more and more Americans waking up to the systemic corruption. Durham has released indictments of Hillary Clinton's legal team that point to a RICO case against her. Epstein's flight logs have been released pointing to the vile corruption of so many including Bill Clinton. Meanwhile the US dollar is collapsing, inflation is spiking, and buyers of US debt are leaving in mass. Now they have released 40,000 hours of video concerning January 6th and every day videos are leaked showing the January 6th committee was a sham and they lied to the US. Every day we learn of more congressmen and senators retiring and not running for reelection. They are surrounded.

4 Brought low, you will speak from the ground; your speech will mumble out of the dust. Your voice will come ghostlike from the earth; out of the dust your speech will whisper.5 But your many enemies will become like fine dust, the ruthless hordes like blown chaff.

The boastful, arrogant speech has been silenced. No one cares about some NBA star, or some other media darling. We have been humbled. And our enemy, this virus, is like fine dust. They are ruthless, don’t care if you are elderly, or sick, or even a young child. We call that the "mumble tank" when they try to mumble some incoherent answer to obvious fraud and corruption. They tried to censor people on Twitter, so it went bust and became X. They tried to censor on Facebook, so people left that platform. The people speaking out concerning the corruption are like small particles of dust compared to the major media outlets, but there are so many it is like being caught in a dust storm.

Suddenly, in an instant, 6 the Lord Almighty will come with thunder and earthquake and great noise, with windstorm and tempest and flames of a devouring fire.

When the first fruits are raptured it will be suddenly. But immediately preceding it the Lord will cause the speech of these arrogant corrupt ones to "whisper" just like Joe Biden whispering into the mike. The first fruits get raptured after having been victorious and winning this victory. Then it will be in an instant, you will see thunder, earthquake, great noise with windstorm, tempest and flames of devouring fire. This will be that meteor shower from the tail of the dragon. It will be the great earthquake in the sixth seal. It will be the fire that rained down on Sodom and Gomorrah. It will be the great noise of the trumpet blasts at the rapture.

7 Then the hordes of all the nations that fight against Ariel, that attack her and her fortress and besiege her, will be as it is with a dream, with a vision in the night— 8 as when a hungry person dreams of eating, but awakens hungry still; as when a thirsty person dreams of drinking, but awakens faint and thirsty still. So will it be with the hordes of all the nations that fight against Mount Zion.

The church has been attacked by hordes. Whether we are talking about the LGTBQ agenda, the CRT agenda, the abortionists, the vaccine mandators, etc. They were foaming at the mouth thinking they were about to conquer the church and then when the church is raptured they'll realize it was all a dream and they will wake up to the nightmare that is the Earth after the rapture. After everyone knows what lying hypocrites they are.

9 Be stunned and amazed, blind yourselves and be sightless; be drunk, but not from wine, stagger, but not from beer. 10 The Lord has brought over you a deep sleep: He has sealed your eyes (the prophets); he has covered your heads (the seers). 11 For you this whole vision is nothing but words sealed in a scroll. And if you give the scroll to someone who can read, and say, “Read this, please,” they will answer, “I can’t; it is sealed.”12 Or if you give the scroll to someone who cannot read, and say, “Read this, please,” they will answer, “I don’t know how to read.”

This is where the rubber meets the road. This is the day we have been waiting and watching for. The festival of trumpets is when trumpets sound to wake you up! September 23, 2017 we had the great Revelation 12 sign in the heavens on the festival of Trumpets. That was a sign that we were close. Feast of Trumpets 2020 to Feast of Trumpets 2021 was when we saw "the new moon". We saw the world changed. We have been sounding the alarm, blowing the trumpet, sadly many will be exposed as not being prepared. For them the vision is nothing but words. It is sealed up. When they read the prophets they can’t read it because “it is sealed”. They may not be the hordes attacking but they were completely ignoring the word of God. Now all of a sudden after the rapture they want to read the Bible and can't understand it. Two thousand years ago the Lord rode into Jerusalem on a donkey, this time He'll be riding in on a white horse in triumph.

13 The Lord says: “These people come near to me with their mouth and honor me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me. Their worship of me is based on merely human rules they have been taught. 14 Therefore once more I will astound these people with wonder upon wonder; the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish.”

Hypocrisy. That is why they are blind and can’t read. It is all lip service. Their worship is an act, not with the heart. What kind of wisdom is that? It is a wisdom of how to appear to come near and worship, but when the real pressure is on then you see that wisdom vanishes in an instant. They are clueless.
 

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Because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation. (4)

This is the book of Luke. Matthew showed us Israel as the time clock, Mark shows us believers who get left behind. Luke shows us those who are raptured before the tribulation.

Luke 1:17 (CJB) 17 He will go out ahead of Adonai in the spirit and power of Eliyahu to turn the hearts of fathers to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, to make ready for Adonai a people prepared.”

So why do we have a Pre tribulation rapture? It is because these ones go ahead of the Lord in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous and to make ready for the Lord a people prepared.

“My soul magnifies Adonai; 47 and my spirit rejoices in God, my Savior, 48 who has taken notice of his servant-girl in her humble position. For — imagine it! — from now on, all generations will call me blessed!

Don't you love this? We often hear about the "elite" the top 1%, the richest and most powerful people on earth. You have Prime ministers, Presidents, billionaires, even kings and queens. Imagine seeing 1,000 of these people from the last two thousand years, are any of them more important than the mother Mary, a servant girl in a humble position? It doesn't matter who you are or what your station in life is. If you love God with your whole heart, your whole mind and your whole strength you are far more important to eternity than a thousand elites.

Luke 1:49-50 (CJB) 49 “The Mighty One has done great things for me! Indeed, his name is holy; 50 and in every generation he has mercy on those who fear him.

This is our testimony. The testimony of the saints is not that they have done mighty things, it isn't that their name is holy, no, it is that the mighty one of Israel has done great things and His name is holy. Our testimony is about His mercy on us.

Luke 1:68 (CJB) 68 “Praised be Adonai, the God of Isra’el, because he has visited and made a ransom to liberate his people

We are filled with praise for the ransom the Lord has made to free us from sin.

Luke 1:76 (CJB) 76 You, child, will be called a prophet of Ha‘Elyon; you will go before the Lord to prepare his way

Yes, today we have many prophets of the Lord, they have gone before the Lord to prepare His way. Jesus is a great king and before He returns there are many people blowing the trumpet and announcing His coming.

Luke 1:79 (CJB) 79 to shine on those in darkness, living in the shadow of death, and to guide our feet into the paths of peace.”

If you are a pre tribulation rapture saint then you are a wise virgin with their vessel filled with oil and their lamp burning brightly.
 

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Because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation. (5)

This is the book of Luke, part 2.

Luke 2:23 (CJB) 23 (as it is written in the Torah of Adonai, “Every firstborn male is to be consecrated to Adonai”)

After getting saved and born again you need to consecrate yourself to the Lord.

Luke 2:24 (CJB) 24 and also to offer a sacrifice of a pair of doves or two young pigeons, as required by the Torah of Adonai.

You need to make an offering. You don't have to be rich, you could be quite poor, that is OK, but don't use your poverty as an excuse to not give yourself to the Lord and this has to involve a cost to you.

Luke 3:4-6 (CJB) 4 It was just as had been written in the book of the sayings of the prophet Yesha‘yahu,

The voice of someone crying out: ‘In the desert prepare the way for Adonai! Make straight paths for him! 5 Every valley must be filled in, every mountain and hill leveled off; the winding roads must be straightened and the rough ways made smooth. 6 Then all humanity will see God’s deliverance.’”

Next, you need to a witness for the Lord. You should be terrified, that is good. But this is how the Lord will train your fingers to fight. This is how you grow in grace and in power. Fill in every valley, level every hill, straighten winding roads and make rough ways smooth. This is not something you can do yourself, you are part of an army.

Luke 4:4 (CJB) 4 Yeshua answered him, “The Tanakh says, ‘Man does not live on bread alone.’”

The word of God supplies your every need. It is amazing how many people think that money will help their ministry. If you don't have the word of God, if you don't have the Holy Spirit, or light from the word, or the salt in the word, then all money will do is corrupt you. You will become lost in the world, dried up and burnt out. On the other hand if you do have the word of God, the Holy Spirit is filling you, the light from the word is brightly shining on your path, and you are sprinkling salt from the word as you go. Then you will be able to accomplish great things and put all the well funded ministries to "an open shame". The word of God is the coin of the realm.

Luke 4:8 (CJB) 8 Yeshua answered him, “The Tanakh says, ‘Worship Adonai your God and serve him only.’”

When I started this blog I made a conscience decision not to get involved with "monetizing" it because I wanted it to be clear, I am worshiping the Lord Jesus and serving Him only.

Luke 4:10-11 (CJB) 10 For the Tanakh says,

‘He will order his angels to be responsible for you and to protect you. 11 They will support you with their hands, so that you will not hurt your feet on the stones.’”

When I think over my life I can easily see four or five times I was protected from harm by angels. But that is only what was obvious to me, for all I know there may have been many more times. I do my job, they do their job, and when we appear before the Lord we both can receive a reward.

Luke 4:12 (CJB) 12 Yeshua answered him, “It also says, ‘Do not put Adonai your God to the test.’”

It is very foolish and a sign of unbelief.

Luke 4:18-19 (CJB) 18 “The Spirit of Adonai is upon me because he has anointed me to announce Good News to the poor; he has sent me to proclaim freedom for the imprisoned and renewed sight for the blind, to release those who have been crushed, 19 to proclaim a year of the favor of Adonai.”

There you go. When you consecrated yourself it was so that you could be one that is annointed to announce good news to the poor. The Lord takes you through a process until you come to this point where you can truly enter the battlefield. You can proclaim freedom for the imprisoned, renewed sight for the blind, release to those who have been crushed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord. Again, to do all this takes the Lord's army, but you have gone through basic training and now you are on the battlefield.
 

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Because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation. (6)

This is the book of Luke, part 3.

We are the Body of Christ

Luke 7:15 (CJB) 15 The dead man sat up and began to speak, and Yeshua gave him to his mother.

We have a ministry of life, not death, of resurrection, not condemnation.

Luke 7:22 (CJB) 22 So he answered them by saying, “Go, tell Yochanan what you have been seeing and hearing: the blind are seeing again, the lame are walking, people with tzara‘at are being cleansed, the deaf are hearing, the dead are being raised, the Good News is being told to the poor —

This is critical, when you see this, you know it is the time of your visitation. Recently I saw a story where 200 muslims all had the same dream of Jesus. They obviously were connected, either through a mosque, or in the military or even in a terrorist training camp. Their salvation was similar to Paul being knocked off his horse. This is what we need to be praying for.

Luke 7:27 (CJB) 27 This is the one about whom the Tanakh says,

‘See, I am sending out my messenger ahead of you; he will prepare your way before you.’


Our ministry is preparing people to received Jesus Christ as Lord and King. They need to repent and turn to Him. That is our assignment, prepare the way for people to repent and turn to the Lord.

Luke 8:10 (CJB) 10 and he said, “To you it has been given to know the secrets of the Kingdom of God; but the rest are taught in parables, so that they may look but not see, and listen but not understand.

This is a big deal, people come to our ministry to learn the secrets of the kingdom. The Lord has made it so that only we know those secrets.

Luke 9:54 (CJB) 54 When the talmidim Ya‘akov and Yochanan saw this, they said, “Sir, do you want us to call down fire from heaven to destroy them?”

We are told specifically in the New Testament that this is not our ministry. We are not charged with calling fire down, rather our ministry is to bring people to the well that never runs dry.

Luke 10:15 (CJB) 15 “And you, K’far-Nachum, will you be exalted to heaven? No, you will be brought down to Sh’ol!

Avoid any self exaltation, anything that would feed the ego or lift you up. Our ministry is to lift up Jesus. Everything that is not Jesus will be brought down to Sheol.

Luke 10:27 (CJB) 27 He answered, “You are to love Adonai your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength and with all your understanding; and your neighbor as yourself.”

Many people think that they have kept the law because the don't commit adultery, they don't murder, they don't steal, they don't covet. But the first and most important question is "do you love the Lord with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength and with all your understanding?" And before you say yes, the proof is if you love your neighbor as yourself. You cannot love God like that without it impacting your neighbors.

Luke 10:29 (CJB) 29 But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Yeshua, “And who is my ‘neighbor’?”

This is a wonderful loophole. I live in a city of 200,000, which one of these is my neighbor?

Luke 10:36 (CJB) 36 Of these three, which one seems to you to have become the ‘neighbor’ of the man who fell among robbers?”

It would be easy to be the neighbor to the one who won the lottery, to the one who is funny, or successful, or popular. We are talking about being a neighbor to those who are victims of the Satanic system. Satan is a thief, so we are to be a neighbor to those who fall among thieves. A person who is ready to repent and turn to the Lord is one who has seen firsthand that the whole world lies in the evil one and that he is a liar and a thief and a murderer.

Luke 11:20 (CJB) 20 But if I drive out demons by the finger of God, then the Kingdom of God has come upon you!

We are the Body of Christ. We are not the "fist" of Christ, we are the "finger of God". We don't kick others, we don't step on others, we give them a hand up, not a fist to the face. The reason kids join a gang is because they don't have a family. The reason demons get a hold on people is because they don't have the Lord. If you give people the Holy Spirit the demons will flee and be driven out. I saw a video of a woman on an airplane that looked like she was demon possessed. Another woman began singing praise and worship songs to the Lord and she went berserk.
 

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Because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation. (7)

This is the book of Luke, part 4.

Jesus is the Coming King!

Luke 13:35 (CJB) 35 Look! God is abandoning your house to you! I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of Adonai!’”

What do you do when people refuse to repent, refuse to turn to the Lord? If they refuse to receive you in this city you go to the next city. Jesus abandons the Jewish house, their temple. It seems unthinkable, God has an eternal covenant with the Jews how can He do that? He can do that because to God two thousand years is like two days. He can punish the Jews, send them for a timeout and then bring them back the way a father might discipline his children. Their problem is that they do not say "blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord". The problem is they do not submit themselves to Jesus Christ the Lord, so then let's see how they like being under the Lordship of all the many Antichrists they saw over the last two thousand years. They saw this evil spirit in Spain, in Russia and in Germany.

Luke 17:32 (CJB) 32 remember Lot’s wife!

Where is your heart? God sent two angels to rescue Lot and his family, He wouldn't destroy Sodom until they left, but despite all that, despite Abraham praying and pleading for them, Lot's wife was not saved. They tried to bring her out of Sodom but her heart was still in Sodom. God is the one who knows the hearts, if you have a heart problem you need to deal with that now, before the Lord returns.

Luke 18:20 (CJB) 20 You know the mitzvot — ‘Don’t commit adultery, don’t murder, don’t steal, don’t give false testimony, honor your father and mother,…’”

The law is a good way to examine your heart. If you are caught up in sins you have a major problem with your heart. Later the Lord asks him about coveting. What we need is a new heart, a heart of flesh, you can't walk this path without a new heart of flesh.

Luke 19:38 (CJB) 38“Blessed is the King who is coming in the name of Adonai!”

Shalom in heaven!”

and

“Glory in the highest places!”

When you start seeing these warnings, when you see God is forced to abandon the US because of the lies, and the corruption and because they have rejected Him. When you see that the US has become Sodom and many of these apostate churches have their heart in Sodom. When you see lawlessness explode. Then you know that the King is coming. There is peace in heaven and there will be glory in the highest to the Lord of all.

This is the book of Luke, part 3.
 

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Because thou knewest not the time of thy visitation. (8)

This is the book of Luke, part 5.

Luke 19:46 (CJB) 46 saying to them, “The Tanakh says, ‘My House is to be a house of prayer,’ but you have made it into a den of robbers!”

The apostasy comes first, it is a major sign that the Lord's visitation has come. Consider the church, we have had many different errors, heresies, and false doctrines throughout the church age. But turning the church into a den of robbers, that has had two distinct phases. At the time of Martin Luther we had the Catholic church with their indulgences. You could say at that time that the Vatican was diseased, but the contrast with the ascetic life of most monks and the profligacy of the Vatican was shocking to Martin Luther and others of that time. However, today we see mega church pastors in pretend "evangelical", pretend "protestant" and other churches like the SBC. The prosperity gospel is brazen, in your face, den of robbers.

Luke 20:28 (CJB) 28 and put to him a sh’eilah: “Rabbi, Moshe wrote for us that if a man dies leaving a wife but no children, his brother must take the wife and have children to preserve the man’s family line.

The family line refers to the DNA. At the end of the age the genetic manipulation of the human genome will be a major sign of the Lord's soon coming.

Luke 20:37 (CJB) 37 “But even Moshe showed that the dead are raised; for in the passage about the bush, he calls Adonai ‘the God of Avraham, the God of Yitz’chak and the God of Ya‘akov.’

At the end of the age everything gets resurrected. We see the apostasy, we see the Nephilim, we see the earth filled with violence (Hamas), and we see the two witnesses and other great men of faith.

Luke 20:43 (CJB) 43 Adonai said to my Lord, Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool.”’

When you see the Lord's enemies become a footstool for His feet, that is a major sign. A few years ago there was major corruption in the Obama Whitehouse, but we didn't see it. Today the receipts are in and we are seeing that Biden was for sale, Clinton was for sale, Obama was selling us out.

Luke 21:26 (CJB) 26 as people faint with fear at the prospect of what is overtaking the world; for the powers in heaven will be shaken.

It used to be people would not discuss or even mention using nuclear bombs. Recently that has all changed. Russia, N. Korea, Iran, and even US have all been threatening openly to use nuclear weapons. Meanwhile we are seeing the existing world order being shaken with accusations of election fraud and Populist candidates winning major victories in a number of countries.

Luke 21:27 (CJB) 27 And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with tremendous power and glory.

Seeing the powers in heaven shaken is the last thing you see prior to the Lord Jesus coming in a cloud with tremendous power and glory. This is why I have been watching the scandal with Epstein Island, and why I have been so focused on the pandemic and the vaccine, and why I went to Stop the Steal rallies. I understand that these are all pillars of the powers in heaven that when they fall the Lord will be seen returning.

Luke 22:37 (CJB) 37 For I tell you this: the passage from the Tanakh that says, ‘He was counted with transgressors,’ has to be fulfilled in me; since what is happening to me has a purpose.”

Who have been counted with the transgressors? January 6th people, they were. People going to school board meetings that were classified as Domestic Terrorists, they were. The 75 million who voted for Trump, Biden called them Domestic terrorists. Those who sounded the alarm concerning the border crisis, they were called racist and xenophobic. If you support Israel you are accused of supporting genocide.

Luke 22:69 (CJB) 69 But from now on, the Son of Man will be sitting at the right hand of HaG’vurah,”

The Lord's resurrection and ascension changed the power dynamic of the heavens, likewise the rapture will make another major change in the power dynamic of the heavens.

Luke 23:30 (CJB) 30 Then They will begin to say to the mountains, ‘Fall on us!’ and to the hills, ‘Cover us!’

The world leaders, elite, and the rich have built for themselves underground bunkers and tunnels, it is their hope to survive the tribulation. They see what is coming, they know it is the great and terrible day of the Lord and they refuse to repent and confess their sins.

Luke 23:34 (CJB) 34 Yeshua said, “Father, forgive them; they don’t understand what they are doing.”

There are many people today who are useful idiots. They don't know what they are doing, they are being manipulated by the media and by blindly following those they trust to lead them.

They divided up his clothes by throwing dice.

I think this is a reference to dividing up Israel at the end of the age. Obviously this refers to Jesus' robe being taken, but that robe of many colors can refer to Israel at the end of the age. All of the peace treaties being floated concerning Israel and the Palestinians refer to dividing up the land.

Luke 23:35 (CJB) 35 The people stood watching, and the rulers sneered at him. “He saved others,” they said, “so if he really is the Messiah, the one chosen by God, let him save himself!”

I think that is a reference to Armageddon at the end of the age.

Luke 23:36 (CJB) 36 The soldiers too ridiculed him; they came up, offered him vinegar

I think this is a reference to the famine during the tribulation where people will be drinking vinegar rather than wine.

Luke 23:46 (CJB) 46 Crying out with a loud voice, Yeshua said,

“Father! Into your hands I commit my spirit.” With these words he gave up his spirit.