Posts Tagged ‘Messiah’

Separation by Sex

The Lord Jesus Christ commanded that those follow Him must separate themselves completely from the world. The more a Christian learns to obey God’s word, the more separated from the world he becomes.

It is interesting to note, that God explains the requirements of true repentance, before the Messiah will come back to save those in Jerusalem. The final requirement is that the Jewish people separate by sex. Each extended family will meet together, but the women will meet separately. This same command extends to war, purification, and divine service. As the apostle Paul said, the best work for God is done by those who are single, and not encumbered with pleasing their spouse. A single person really should not try to become married. God has a special plan for those that are single, that he cannot give to those that are married.

When it comes to true repentance, we have to step away from our marriage is to truly accomplish it. For it to be real, it cannot be coed.

It is a very interesting thing to watch; when a woman enters a room with there is only men. That lone woman becomes the center of every individual man’s attention. It does not matter what the men were doing before she entered. They might’ve been praying, pouring out their hearts to God, or intently studying Scripture, but a woman enters the room, and every man becomes distracted. They cannot focus on what they’re doing anymore; their concern goes out to the woman.

In order for men to focus, they cannot have a woman present. They can have other men present, but they cannot have any females present. The same follows when men repent, they cannot be around even a single woman. They must be around other men. Not being a woman, I suspect the opposite is true as well. Women cannot truly be themselves, and be honest, unless they are with those of their same sex and family.

It used to be unheard of, in any Christian church that the men and women would sit together. Men would sit on their side, or in front, and the women on their side or in back. Children sit with the womenfolk, but as they mature, the boys would move to sit with the men. It is often very interesting to notice that in churches today, once the romantic intrigue ends up dating and courting, this seems to naturally happen. The wives go off by themselves in the nursery, and spend the church hour socializing with other women and children. Whoever is in charge of keeping order in the church, knows that they must visit the nursery and kick out as many women as possible. Even the teenage girls like to hang out there, unless they are trying to catch the eye of some stupid fellow.

Jesus warned us that we must separate ourselves from the world, forcing racial integration, imposing coed living, and worshiping in a coed environment, has done much to break down both the appeal and effect of our churches today. We may not be able to change the status quo, and we may feel like we are stuck with a coed lifestyle, but if we dared to be different, and dared to be holy, maybe we would find out that God’s way is actually better! Of course it always is!

From Zechariah 12.

Messiah not a single issue Savior

It is time I step out from behind my shadow and share some amazing words of God. Zechariah 12:7 is where I currently have been meditating and it is a glorious verse.

God spends a great deal of time talking of the glory of Jerusalem, the City of David, Mount Zion, etc. It is going to be something totally different from cities of history, and it will actually be a glorious city, not because of architectural prowess, or strangeness, or amusements, but because God will be there in “person.” It will be the earthly city of God. This makes Jerusalem the ultimate city, and as such the city all words want to control and have today. 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As long as the Jewish people are restricted from their capital city, they are being kept from experiencing the fulfillment of God’s promises to them. When the Jewish people finally take custody of their divine inheritance, they will become the actual leaders of the world. The United Nations and the many political unions will be broken in power and will be removed. God has made the promise, and the Devil and this anti-Messiah world fight desperately to keep it from happening every moment of every day. This is why the Arab nations can speak of nothing else and live in real fear of the Jewish people. They see a Jewish conspiracy everywhere and in everything. They know they are going to lose, and when they lose, it will not just be a piece of land, it will be their very own lives, people and countries. There will be a complete elimination of all who oppose God and His people.

God however is not just about the glory of the Jewish people. He is not just about elevating the lineage and royal family of David. He is not just about some city. To prove that, He will not just seek to save David’s family, but will instead start wide: He will save the tent cities of Judah. The Jewish people are going to be driven from their homeland again. They will become slaves to the peoples of the world and be sold off to the highest bidders. There will be another holocaust.  Yet, again, it will not last. It will be quite short, even though deadly. Jewish people will be deported from their homes and held as slaves to those who want them dead. They will be abused once again, but they will escape again to their homeland, and will again live in tent cities in faith to their Messiah. They will establish sacrifices and the priesthood just after that and this time is united and sincere in their efforts to worship God, and ignore the rules of mere mortal people.

God will demonstrate His love for all these Jewish refugees, who gather to defy the world because they believe God rather than the world. The world armies will assemble to completely extinguish the Jewish remnant that defied them, and that remnant will be saved miraculously, and first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first.first.first.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people..first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.first. Those Jewish faithful will be granted amazing powers to overcome their enemies, so the splendor of Jerusalem and David’s house is shared and not just about a single issue. God will in this manner demonstrate His love and regard to all the Jewish people.

The Christians will already be gone and eliminated first. They will not be in the picture to help the Jewish people, having been removed in the Rapture and the subsequent tribulation against the true Christian, or saint of God. The Jewish people, without this evangelical support, will seem to be alone and powerless against the world and its hatred of them. It will force them to see they never be able to just be a quiet little subculture somewhere or even a liberalized and integrated culture. They must claim their inheritance and rights of birth and trust them to be real and true. They must ignore the many false teachers among them and cleave to God’s Word alone. This will be the only motive to go against all the powers of the world that have removed their only support system today. God will respect that and finally provide the miraculous way for them to return to their land and occupy it and possess it.

The world may have one more volley to try on a united front to eliminate the single real threat to their world domination, but it will fail. The attempt a thousand years later will also fail, and there will never again be a person in the world that hates Jewish people, and the Jewish people will indeed act like the people of God they are called to be.

See this amazing verse in our Prophecy Guide: Zechariah 12:7

Sailor Lifestyle Condemned

Today’s verse is Isaiah 23:4 which is badly translated, glossing over the potent condemnation of the life of sailors. Specifically, the port city of Sidon will be brought to utmost shame and ruin, as the fortress of the sea condemns the port for not promoting family morality.

The life of a sailor has historically been one of gross immorality and anti-family morals. Not only is the man of the house gone (and now women) and temptation to do wrong the norm among peers, but those at home are tempted to violate marriage and morals. God designed that a family be made of a woman and man working in harmony following His Word, and children experiencing the promotion of high moral values like virginity, education, sharp mental acuity, and clean moral values and manners. With either the man or woman being away, this will not happen properly. There will be distortions and lack of balance in the home.

Specifically condemned is the fact that sailors are not there when childbirth happens. Childbirth is a long process that starts a year before birth (and longer), and becomes more intense after pregnancy. Things culminate with the painful birth process for the couple, which is followed by months of sleepless nights and worry, and intense labor to see the child gets a good start in life. The life of a sailor boycotts this whole process.

Next, a sailors life does not build capable, strong, ethical, moral young men. It builds the opposite. Boys enamored with the sea spurn education, moral values, honor of authority, dignified demeanor and conduct, and above all, God. Living at sea does not produce sound, great young men.

Next, a sailor’s life does not promote virginity, and high feminine values among girls. Instead it promotes prostitution, alcoholism, promiscuity, and everything contrary to an elevated and honored woman. Girls instead are demeaned and nothing more than sex toys, and feminism is promoted rather than godly womanhood, and motherhood.

The result of a life that is dependent on the sea is a broken down town, where crime and corruption is rampant, and where children are not raised, but instead left to their own devises or the controls of a government that will not discipline or allow proper familial love to be applied. The end result is a lawless and deadly zone that has to be completely obliterated to preserve human life and dignity.

It is interesting to note that the great sea fortresses are the ones that speak this shame on the port. Even today when the ships are actually floating cities with every possible human want supplied, promiscuity reigns supreme even on military ships. Now with women sailing with men, there is no limit to the adultery and broken lives that come from being a sailor, or navy person. Disease and uncleanness abound even on the most “sterile” of ships because of filthy sexual habits of those on board. Then when on land, it pours over like never before in unabated lust and destruction, all enhanced by drugs and alcohol.

God hates the filth that sea living has generated, and will bring an end to it all when the Messiah returns to this earth. Will you be one of those who will die at sea or in port? Flee such a life!

Gaza in God’s Eyes

God sets limits on Atrocities, Amos 1:6a

6 Thus said the Lord:
For three transgressions of Gaza,
For four, I will not revoke it:

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Gaza map produced by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 2005

Gaza is a section of land 25 miles long and between 3.7 to 7.5 miles wide. It has a population of about 1.7 million people. The little section has the 7th highest population growth in the world! The residents were mostly born there, but large numbers falsely claim they are refuges that fled Israel in 1948. The people are Sunni Muslim.

When Israel took the land from the Egypt in 1967, they established 21 settlements in the area and added a lot of important infrastructure to the region.

In 1979 Egypt and Israel signed an agreement, where Egypt agreed to demilitarize the land and Israel would in turn withdraw its military from the area as well. Egypt also renounced all claims to Gaza.

Israel continued to control the area until 1994, and maintained the infrastructure and civil facilities.

In 2000 Gaza began its regular attacks on Israel, firing rockets at Israel, employing and rewarding suicide bombers in Israel, constantly fomenting civil riots, protests and bombings against Israel. Israel has made all kinds of concessions to try to satisfy the Gaza leaders, but nothing has born any fruit. The people ousted their anti-Jewish government fat cat leaders and voted in the most notorious gangster anti-Jewish leaders they could find. The attacks have only stepped up, and the hatred of all Jewish and Christian people has simply become outlandishly evil. Now with the fall of Egypt’s government that tried to abide in some form to the agreements with Israel, there is a completely anti-Jewish Muslim government that has taken Egypt by force. The flow of arms into Gaza from Egypt flows unhindered and unashamed. The rockets used now really get inland in Israel and do more damage.

Israel finally, after letting 1000 rockets hit their cities, had to push back a little and fired back for a couple days, but United States Federal powers went in and forced a cease fire. Of course Israel stopped at the agreed time, and Gaza kept right on shelling Israel for at least another hour, and then claims they won the war, because Israel quit firing first. This is very typical of these not just Godless heathen people, but openly God hating people as they carry out their sworn duty to wage Jihad massacres against all Christians and Jews in the world.

The problem Israel has is it was supposed to fully take over the land of Israel, but never did. They allowed the heathen to remain in Israel and God used the Philistines who originally lived in the area to constantly overpower Israel and control the Israelites. They never were removed as ordered by God. So to this day the land is a staging area for everything and everyone that hates God and His people.

Israel will never rise up and do the job assigned them 4000 years ago. This area is going to remain occupied by Satan’s followers till the Messiah comes back to Jerusalem and brings an end to the Gaza strip forever. Never again will there be people living there that are not part of Israel’s 12 tribes. It will finally be Jewish land without question or challenge.

God notes overstepping power

God monitors the nations, Jeremiah 18:7-10.

7 At what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to pluck up, and to pull down, and to destroy it; 8 If that nation, against whom I have pronounced, turn from their evil, I will repent of the evil that I thought to do unto them. 9 And at what instant I shall speak concerning a nation, and concerning a kingdom, to build and to plant it; 10 If it do evil in my sight, that it obey not my voice, then I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.

God has set limits on national powers, Deuteronomy 32:7–8.

7 Remember the days of old,
Consider the years of many generations:
Ask thy father, and he will shew thee;
Thy elders, and they will tell thee.

8 When the most High divided to the nations their inheritance,
When he separated the sons of Adam,
He set the bounds of the people
According to the number of the children of Israel.

Three violations triggers likely doom

Four violations eliminate pardon

Proper basis for three strikes laws

Gaza will deport a whole region, Amos 1:6b

Because they exiled an entire population,
Which they delivered to Edom.

Gaza already has displaced settlements by lies

The accounts of the many Jewish families that have struggled so very hard against impossible odds and countless Arab threats and actions, being forced from their homes and town to move to start all over again in some other place was heart rending. It did not just happen to one town, but to many in Israel, in the last big concession of towns and land to Gaza.

These people had stood their ground, believing that the land they bought with blood and hard earned cash, was theirs by public document and right as a Jewish person. These people had been driven from what they thought was their homelands to Israel to seek a place to live and to escape the atrocities carried out against them by even the governments, as well as countless Muslims who moved there just to kill Jews. They thought when they reached Israel and purchased land from Arabs, to get a clear and clean title to the land they built upon, as well as permission from the Israeli government that they could finally settle in peace.

No, the United States insisted there would be peace for Israel and all Arab aggressions, rockets, bombs, and other means of destruction and murder would magically cease. Israel must comply or face our wrath as well.

They complied at great cost, and with the whole Arab world looking on in great joy. The families that had done all they could think of to settle and be a peace were being driven out by bulldozers and by their own government, and there was no place to go to accommodate most of the people, because Israel has not been allowed to build more houses, while the Arabs do so illegally constantly and without limit.

Did anything change at all? Yes it did! Things got worse for Israel and have remained far worse. We next voted in an openly Muslim and non-American president and the whole Arab world rejoiced and immediately overthrew all non-Sharia law leaders. The last of the leaders is still apparently holding out, but will soon be gone in Syria. The Muslims have successfully purged their lands of any Christian philosophy or freedom of religion. All must be Muslim to live.

To add to the pain suffered by the displacement of thousands of Jewish people in their own homeland, the Arab attacks have simply increases and they saw success in their endeavors, and reward for their efforts. In spite of American guarantees and promises from the Arabs, the promised peace did not come, nor did any concessions happen on the Arab’s part.

Already Gaza should have lost all credibility in the world and simply lost their chance to govern, proving they cannot be trusted and will not seek to abide in peace with her neighbors. Instead of Gaza suffering as a result, the people have openly declared their independence and the United Nations has fully accepted them as a member, and Israel continues to be called the problem and only an illegal squatter on Arab land.

Gaza will exile all Jewish people in an area

As is clearly proven by the evidence, Gaza will win the political war. They have won the media war, and some might say they already have won the political war. It is only a matter of days before they actively move the Jews out, city by city and take over the land militarily. The amount of weapons they are amassing right now and stockpiling from Iran, Egypt, Turkey, Syria, Africa, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and even the United States is amazing. Much of our weaponry is given to those in Iraq and Afghanistan and it immediately is in Gaza being used!

The accuracy and range of the missiles and rockets being fired into the heart of Israel has forced it to try to strike back and try to stop some of the horrible loss of life and buildings.

Of course, as soon as Israel tried to defend itself, we sent the most wicked in our Federal government over to stop it. As usual, Israel made and agreement and stuck to it. An hour after Gaza had promised to stop firing, they were still firing rockets, but Israel just took it, literally “turning the other cheek.” They had every right to continue, because Gaza did not abide by the cease-fire. Gaza continues to disregard it, but has had huge victory celebrations because they consider their damage to have won the war. They can fire at will now, and Israel has promised to not retaliate again!

Every rocket they fire, even if it does not land anywhere costs the Israeli government $30 million dollars to defend against by the Iron Dome system Israel had to develop. This cost is only for the single rocket replacement, it does not count all the other costs that go into running the system, building the system, and deploying it.

The money for the rockets in Gaza comes from us, and our generous bribes we pay every year to Gaza and all Arab countries to be at peace. Of course, our bribes have never gotten us even a small pittance of what we paid for, but we continue the payments anyway, upping it year after year too!

Gaza will put the exiles in Edom

Gaza will take the Jewish people from their beautiful cities and send them to the unlivable areas of Petra and the desert mountains of Edom.

Israel can actually turn the most desolate places into productive agricultural zones, producing the most highly prized produce in the world. Israel will be able to survive, better than anyone else, but the deportation of the Israelites will not be pleasant or done as a kindness. It will be something brokered for a great price in blood and money.

Messiah will end Gaza’s power, Amos 1:7

7 I will send down fire upon the wall of Gaza,
And it shall devour its fortresses;

Fire will break out on the walls

Fire will consume military units

Gaza will lose military & civil powers

There are two ways to purify a land. One is by flooding, which we see happening to America more and more each year, the other is by fire.

This last week a fire broke out in Massachusetts and killed over a dozen people. Did you look at the source of the fire? It was a brothel of prostitutes. God is taking action in places all across America, but are His people standing up to see they don’t get replaced with bigger places of filth?

Philistines will all die, Amos 1:8

8 And I will wipe out the inhabitants of Ashdod
And the sceptered ruler of Ashkelon;
And I will turn My hand against Ekron,
And the Philistines shall perish to the last man
—said the Lord God.

All in Ashdod will be exterminated

Israel miraculously took Ashdod from the Egyptians in 1948. The city there today was a carefully planned city, built on the unused sands outside the ancient city. Because of the careful planning, residents are not subject to the pollution from the industrial section, and it is very easy to get around Ashdod and into the neighborhoods.

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Google Map of Ashdod

The city today is mostly Jewish and there is a large Orthodox Jewish community there. The city is important to Israel and 60% of the imports and exports are handled through Ashdod’s port.

According to the text, the city will not remain in Israel’s hands. As with anything successful in Israel, the Arabs will not rest till they have it, and of course as soon as they get it, they don’t maintain it, so it will be another dirty town afterwards. The Arabs also will not tolerate the Jewish residents and will sell off the people there to other countries, to make a quick riddance of them, and of course they will kill as many as they possibly can first.

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“Ashdod” by fabrice on virtualtourist.com

By not looking to the Scriptures for guidance, the Nation of Israel is making a mistake building this wonderful city, because all investment will be lost, and it will soon be the place of horrors when the Arabs get it.

Ashkelon’s leaders will die

The Egyptians had a military post in the Arab city in the area then called Majdal. By the time the Israelites moved in there were less than a thousand residents in the area after the Egyptians abandoned it. While the Israelites decided what to do with the town, the population swelled to 2500 Arabs. The Israeli government offered those in the area generous inducements to leave and join their people in Gaza, and most accepted the offers.

By December 1948, Jewish people began to move into the area, and the name returned to its ancient and historical name of Ashkelon in 1953.

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Ashkelon in Google Maps

Of course, the Arabs have objected to the Jewish presence in the area and have tried all kinds of ways to force the Jewish people out, making all kinds of claims and types of warfare. In 2008 the town was being hit by rockets from the Gaza Strip, and over 100 people were killed and much damage done to the city. The town has continued to sustain death and injury by the Arabs and their intent to kill all Jewish people and to have the very beautiful and well organized city for themselves.

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Ashkelon Panoramic View by “I captured” on July 21, 2008 in released for public domain use

This prophecy indicates that the governing rulers of Gaza will set up their headquarters in Ashkelon soon, and God promises that they will be executed for their horrible actions in overstepping their bounds by attacking Israel and Israelites and treating them like animals.

All in Ekron will die

Ekron is a very interesting city. There is a great discussion as to where the original city was located and whether or not the one called that today by archaeologists is really the city. At best the location is a wild guess! However, the pinpointed location is not that important. There is a vibrant Jewish city by that name, if not at the exact location, it is very close to it, and its name today was chosen to carry on the ancient name of the city.

Today it is without doubt Kiryat Ekron. In 1948, the Arabs that were living in the town disbanded and abandoned the town. It was then settled by Bulgarian and Yemenite Jewish refugees expelled from those countries. The area has been an agricultural area of citrus and banana groves. It is the largest commercial center in Israel today.

All “Palestinians” will die

The Arabs that are swelling the areas around and in Israel are all there to stop Jewish presence and expansion. They are all declared and open enemies of Israel and all Jewish people everywhere.

God promised Israel the whole territory, not just the little sliver of land they have carved out to live inside. He has given it for all Israelites to live around His Holy Temple. Today the Jewish people are fighting to keep their land, and they keep giving away their cities to the Arabs as fast as they can build them and make them desirable places to live. The Arabs on the other hand, refuse to take care of anything they get, and soon have the cities in shambles.

The Scriptures of Amos and the other prophets suggest that one day soon we will see some really horrible massacres and land grabs by the Arabs that will be successful. We currently have a Federal Government that is very much Muslim and in sympathy with those who wish to see all Jewish people brutally massacred and all Americans to suffer the same fate. They are being allowed to move into our communities of America and continue their vendettas against us here in our homeland. They have already destroyed several important buildings and killed many people among us.

God has declared that there is a death penalty that is required by all those who join the Arabs and continue their cause and implement their philosophy of death.

We are here to stop this whole abandonment of God in America, and we must not only pray fervently for our country, we need to do whatever is possible within the confines of God’s Word and the law to confront the takeover of America by the forces of darkness and evil. Going overseas to hand deliver to the Muslims everything we can occupy is not the solution. We should be setting boundaries for the Muslims instead and cutting off our billions of foreign bribe money to them every year.

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Google Map showing the north end of the Gaza Strip and the Cities that will be part of it soon.

Syria in God’s Eyes

The Messiah Will Return, Amos 1:1-2

The words of Amos, a sheep breeder from Tekoa, who prophesied concerning Israel in the reigns of Kings Uzziah of Judah and Jeroboam son of Joash of Israel, two years before the earthquake.

2 He proclaimed:
The Lord roars from Zion,
Shouts aloud from Jerusalem;
And the pastures of the shepherds shall languish,
And the summit of Carmel shall wither.

Amos was a sheep breeder

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Tekoa today, just south of Bethlehem and Jerusalem

Amos lived during Uzziah’s reign

Uzziah was also called Azariah, which means, “God has helped.” Uzziah, his throne name, means, “my strength is in God.” His father was assassinated in Lachish from a conspiracy that arose from his apostasy. Uzziah, at just 16 years of age became the king of Judah, around 792 B.C. He was energetic, well organized, and diversified in ability. God blessed him in all his doings, because he did what was right in God’s eyes. He did have a problem, because he never went after the removal of the heathen places of worship.

He drafted an army of over 300,000 soldiers that were distinguished as men of valor. His army was not only well outfitted with armor and weapons; they also had machines of war. He became famous because of his military accomplishments and because of God’s help.

His downfall came when he went to offer incense into the Temple of God. Eighty priests stood up to him and confronted him, and when Uzziah became angry, he was struck with leprosy, and he was placed in isolation.

Amos lived during Jeroboam’s reign

There were two Jeroboams that reigned, and the first led the split of Israel from Solomon’s son. The second Jeroboam is the one referred to here. He is the 14th king of Israel. He reigned for 41 years, but was an evil king, much like the one he was named after. The nation was very wealthy and the capital city of Samara was filled with heathen “culture” and practices. The wealthy forced the poorer land owners to live in cities, and there was great oppression against “lesser” people by the wealthy and powerful.

Messiah will roar from Jerusalem

The message Amos was told to tell the two kingdoms of Israel is that God was going to come to Jerusalem and roar like a lion! His roar was going to mean that the status quo was going to end. Oppression, selfish greed of officials, corrupt politicians and judges, the whole system was going to be stopped dead.

No longer was a blessed king going to march into the Temple to act as a High Priest. No longer will armies and warfare be used. No longer will citizens have to foot the bill of goods, services and blood for a country’s elite. God was going to take all power back, and He is going to end corruption forever.

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Six Young Male Lions by Danile Dolpire (Solent News via Rex)

Forests and meadows will wither

Of course, Amos’ big concern was animal care! Even the pastures will be withered up at God’s roar. God is going to stop the current system of weeds and briars and regenerate the pasture lands with fresh and rich pasturage.

But before that, everything must stop!

Syria Will Commit Unpardonable Atrocities, Amos 1:3

3 Thus said the Lord:
For three transgressions of Damascus,
For four, I will not revoke it:
Because they threshed Gilead
With threshing boards of iron.

Syria is just a country the size of North Dakota. It is a source of the natural resources of oil, phosphates, chrome, manganese, asphalt, iron, salt, marble, and gypsum. There are over 18 million people living in Syria and middle age is 20 years old. Since 1963 the country has had a military government. The country serves as a transit point for opiates and illegal drugs.

There are seven things God declares are an abomination to Him. Syria can be summed up as place where people live that do all seven! Proverbs 6:16-19:

16 Six things the Lord hates;
Seven are an abomination to Him:

17 A haughty bearing,
A lying tongue,
Hands that shed innocent blood,

18 A mind that hatches evil plots,
Feet quick to run to evil,

19 A false witness testifying lies,
And one who incites brothers to quarrel.[1]

God notes Syria’s violations of rights

God has set bounds for each nation and people. Each violation is noted by God. It does not matter that the people are ignorant of His ways; God freely offers to guide them into the truth if they want to learn it.

Syria has committed many violent acts against God’s land and people throughout its people. Starting from the time of Jacob, when Laban the Syrian wanted to kill Jacob and take his possessions for himself. God intervened because Jacob was following divine instructions to leave Syria. Jacob was also in an impossible situation with Laban being a very controlling and devious leader. Jacob’s only chance was to flee and get out of Laban’s jurisdiction. Ever since that day, the Syrians have tried to destroy their cousins in Israel.

When Syria oversteps their boundaries and trespasses on the land of Israel, God notes it. Syria has overstepped its bounds working in Lebanon for many years, funneling money and supplies from Iran to their army stationed in Lebanon. From Lebanon the Syrian soldiers attack Israel on a daily basis. Right now the French are there to monitor the situation, but France is a Muslim controlled country, and very much in support of Syria’s Muslim actions against Israel.

This week there were several screaming headlines about the Syrians firing missiles at Israel and about Israel having to strike a Syrian military vehicle that entered the security zone between the two countries. Even though Syria is mired in a bloody civil war where thousands are dying, they still have the determination to attack Israel at the same time, and in fact hope to heal their country by getting all factions united on the one thing they agree on, attacking Israel! The hope is that instead of using all the weapons on each other they will unite their firepower and strike Israel again.

God will not revoke His Holy justice

God cannot turn a blind eye to the horrific atrocities built into the Syrian mind. They are bent on killing each other and most especially anyone who is Jewish. This kind of people cannot be reformed. No one can change their heart and murderous bent.

Syria will pulverize those of Gilead

Syria is going to mow down the Jewish people living in the Golan Heights with threshers. These machines are huge today, and they go through cutting grain stalks and beating it till it separates into straw and grain. I doubt the separation parts will be functional on these Syrian threshers, but the pulverizing will work quite well on humans. It is a frightening thing to be standing in front of an oncoming thresher today!

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Diagram of a Modern Thresher[i]

But some would say we do not have such things happening today! We have the United Nations which was put in place to end all such holocausts and mass genocides. The fact is, since the beginning of the United Nations, holocausts against whole races of people have stepped up and been kept going like never before! People are under harsh dictatorships like never before in history! The dictators today make the ancient kings look soft and mild in comparison.

For example, who can forget Tiananmen Square when on Jun 4, 1989, when the Chinese Army simply mowed down the protesters with tanks, crushing thousands of people as if they were trash? No one knows how many actually died, because the Chinese government blocked all press and documentation of the event, claiming they never fired on the people. However, there are photographs and documentation of the Chinese Army firing on citizens starting outside Beijing, and leaving a path of death and destruction as they fought their way to the Square, then crushed and murdered everyone present. Sadly, it is the Arab press that has the horrific photos, and they like to keep showing them! It is interesting that they seem to want to learn from it how bring massive death to Jewish people.

Lately the news leaking out of the closed country of Syria is that there are hundreds being massacred every day there for protesting the king and his policies. If an army has no qualms with mowing down thousands of their own people each month, what would they do to the people they are taught to hate with a vengeance from birth? Are they just practicing efficient techniques so they can do what they really want to do, that of whole-sale massacre of Jews in a whole region? God says they are just warming up today. They are planning a Holocaust of Jews and Christians of their own.

The bloodshed among the Arab countries goes on all the time. It is estimated that 175,000 were killed in the little country of Lebanon from the 1970’s to 1990. The bloodshed in Syria is even harder to guess in recent years.

But has Syria ever done this? Have they ever run threshing equipment over the Israelites? They have and it is in their blood as something they like, so they will do it again soon.

II Kings 13:7: Neither did he leave of the people to Jehoahaz but fifty horsemen, and ten chariots, and ten thousand footmen; for the king of Syria had destroyed them, and had made them like the dust by threshing.[2]

Messiah Will End Syrian Power, Amos 1:4

4 I will send down fire upon the palace of Hazael,
And it shall devour the fortresses of Ben-hadad.

Citadels & Army basses will burn down

God will send fire against all the military bases of Syria! They are all going to be eliminated and all their weapons, ridding them from the face of the earth. This would include the vast amount of equipment that Sadam Hussein moved into Syria before our military takeover of Iraq.

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A map of known military bases in Syria

Syria’s military and government will be annihilated

Syrians Will Be Exiled, Amos 1:5

5 I will break the gate bars of Damascus,
And wipe out the inhabitants from the Vale of Aven
And the sceptered ruler of Beth-eden;
And the people of Aram shall be exiled to Kir
—said the Lord.

Syrian security areas will be broken up

Literally, all the dead bolts in Syria will be broken open! There will not be any locks that are not broken in Syria, every secured place will be opened and cleared. There will not be any weapon stores or chemical weapon stores, or even any hidden valuables. Everything will be revealed and publically assessable.

Aven’s citizens will die

Those who dwell in the Valley of Aven will be cut away from humanity; they will die.

Officials will die

The royal families will be executed. They will no longer plaque the land or be available to reinstall as leaders ever again.

Remaining Aramaic People will be assigned

There has been much discussion about the place they are exiled to, but there is a real possibility it is a type of work, not a place. They will become the tar workers for the Millennial Kingdom. Most of the current infrastructure of the world today will be broken up and destroyed. There will be some great building, and first and foremost will be the building of Zion, a word Arabs hate. The new Temple will be raised; the camping facilities to house the world population three times a year will be put in place. Flat, straight roads will be made from all areas on earth for quick and easy passage to Zion. There will be a need of tar and asphalt as glue and binder, as it has always been needed. Those left in Syria will be the tar workers of the new Kingdom, and frankly will be glad of the chance to live and serve God. Instead of fighting Israel and all Jews as a matter of life, those few left will be servants of Israel, much as the Gibeonites were servants in the days of Joshua.

Concluding Thoughts

1. The Almighty Son of God, Messiah, is going to return soon, but when He comes, He will not be a lamb, and no one will be able to harm Him in any way. As Christians we must spread the word of His imminent return and live ready to be raptured at any moment.

2. God’s roar is a signal to His people that help has arrived; and to everyone else, it is the end of all the things they love and hold dear, if they can survive the decimation of many things. As Christians we must learn to love what God loves and hate what God hates. What we see today is only temporary. Forming attachments to them is sin and it keeps us from obeying and following our Savior.

3. Nothing today will be worth saving. Even pasturage has to wither completely away and become sterile. As Christians, understanding the laws of cleanliness in God’s eyes is the only way to understand God’s attitude toward the world’s crooked and perverse ways.

4. God will not let mankind determine their own laws and governments ever again. As Christians we have to hold the line on what is right according to God and the law of the land. Letting organizations tell us what we should do is not following God. God’s Word sets the standards and unless we learn what it says and how things should be, we will always accept what we feel is expedient or a good compromise. God never accepts compromise for what is right and as His representatives, neither can we.

5. Syria in particular will completely be cleared of all government officials and the cities will be slaughtered. Supporting them in any way is wrong and makes us party to the evil conducted in that country every day. Joining with the wild Muslim takeover of the country is also wrong. As Christians we must pray for the Christians in the country whose lives are always in jeopardy as well as for the Jews who are there, that they may be saved and come to the light of the Gospel.

6. Syria is going to attack the Golan of Israel and pulverize any Jewish people and Jewish evidence of existence. Jewish people there now would do well to flee the area in obedience to God’s Word, and Israel’s only chance of existence is to secure the area and keep all settlements out of it as a military buffer area between the two countries. This takeover may happen a couple more times.

7. Syrian people can be spared and their hope for survival is by getting out of their corrupt country before God comes in anger to them. Many live in Brazil today and there is a large population in the United States today. Those who have left may have left due to the persecution so many groups receive in their homeland. These pilgrims may be ready to hear and follow the truth. Reaching them with the Gospel is important, and frankly their only hope of survival both today and in the future.


[1] Jewish Publication Society, Tanakh: The Holy Scriptures (Philadelphia: Jewish Publication Society, 1985), Pr 6:16–19.

[2] The Holy Bible: King James Version, Electronic Edition of the 1900 Authorized Version. (Bellingham, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc., 2009), 2 Ki 13:7.


[i] Rice Knowledge Bank, www.knoledgebank.irri.org, page: “Combine components” visited Nov 10, 2012.

Drinking Nazir and Silent Preachers!

God chose out the most elite among the young mature men of Israel to be nazir and prophets. Nazir were those who made a vow to God and could not let anything get in the way of fulfilling their vow, not even stopping for a fruit drink, or cutting their hair. They were to be steadfast in reaching their goal and then returning to the Temple to be purified and released from the vow.

Paul became nazir to obey God and go to Jerusalem again, probably for a feast day. Even though he was an apostle to the Gentiles, and hundreds of miles away, he made a vow to return and make a required feast. Others served God in this way, always seeking to obey God and vowing to perform His duty in some fashion.

Prophets, or better known today as Preachers, were also sent by God with a message to Israel, and told to make sure the Israelites heard. Often the best way to do that was to get up at one of the great feasts and repeat the message to the crowds that gathered at the Temple to sacrifice and listen to speeches.

The normal Jewish reaction was to make those that were nazir drink some kind of fruit drink, knowing that such violated their vow to God. In other words, they did not consider such zealous obedience to God as deserving respect. They belittled it and forcibly sought to undo the vow by disqualifying the person under obligation by a vow given by God.

Regarding the prophets, they would command they not speak for God, and that they just be quiet. Those that persisted were executed. Often God’s spokesman was just one against a thousand that spoke what people wanted to hear, and completely opposite what God wanted said.

God is going to put Israel through another holocaust because they refuse to follow His Word or His spokesmen. They completely reject His Son, Jesus, the Messiah.

The problem is, God focuses on Israel and their problems, and the reason He will continue to pummel them till they get things right. Where does that put the Gentiles? If God is really angry at what the Jewish people do to the men of God, what will He do with the Gentiles that are even worse when it comes to holy people?

The holy men of God today are either without work, in prison, or dead. They are not allowed to speak openly about the things God says. America was the last place on earth where Baptists fought to have a right to speak openly about God’s word, have the children of America taught God’s word and prayer and to freely worship God without restrictions. These hard fought for measures have been cancelled in the United States so that it can be like all other nations, the majority of which kill Christians in mass killings after using them as slaves of the state to perform inhuman work in deadly conditions.

Meanwhile, clowns and entertainers have taken over the function of holy men, saying only things that fill the coffers of self-serving luxury and immoral depravity. They have taken the holy atmosphere of solemn worship and hymn singing done in the homes of the devout and built huge warehouses for the seduction of humanity, and the extracting of wealth from even those that have nothing. They make promises that never are fulfilled and become apt at lulling a nation into a stupor as it falls into disaster and under God’s curse.

Which crowd do you support and identify with today? Is it the broad way to your own eternal destruction and punishment or the one that is only for the persecuted but heavenly focused individual?

These thoughts come from Amos 2:12

Previously Wild with the Prey

It’s been a while since I blogged about my daily Bible Study! I have learned much and really enjoy these times each day.

Today’s study was the finishing up of Isaiah 11: 6 where the famous statements about wolves being with sheep and lions with cows is made.

However, what seems to be missed in normal commentating from the English translations and interpretations is the precise Hebrew wording of the verse.

The much tamed wolf will temporarily join the young male lambs of the flock. The Hebrew term is to sojourn, or be dependent on the hospitality of strangers. The wolf, in other words, is going to be dependent on the young male rams, and will have to follow the rules of the farmer to be able to pasture. The wolf will be a guest of the rams being raised for sacrifice or eating. Perhaps the wolf will provide the necessary missing element in sheep, by exercising them and playing with them, and helping them stay away from situations they are not safe to enter. As such, wolves would be welcome to a flock, in the same way dogs are used to help herd sheep today.

The next phrase is also a bit different. The panther will recline or repose with the young male kid goats. The point is they do are not raised together, they will join the young bucks when they are resting. Young bucks are not in need of exercise or being herded away from dangerous situations like sheep. They do not need to be kept from embankments (sheep slip and roll onto their backs and if not found die), be kept away from thickets (where their wool entangles with the branches and so traps a sheep), or tend to be lazy and in need of exercise. The idea presented is that in the heat of the day, when the male kids are taking their afternoon nap, and seeking shade, the panther may join them and be accepted temporarily.

The third phrase is about the lion and calf. This is a young male calf that is being fattened up for sacrifice or eating, and somewhat confined, but given lots of food. Young male lions (who can jump just about any kind of fence) will join the young ox and share the food.

The three phrases strongly imply the fulfillment of the first orders given to mankind. Humans were to have dominion over all the created animals. They were to control even the wild animals, and set boundaries for everything. Wolves will be tolerated as long as they are helpful and serve a purpose among the young rams. Panthers and leopards will be permitted to rest briefly with the male kid goats. Young lions will be allowed to share the food of young male cows being fattened for market.

The safety factor will be such that teenage boys will be able to competently herd and control the domesticated animals and the wild ones. The townsmen will not be called together to hunt down these vile predators as they have had to be hunted throughout mankind’s history, upon the suggestion or sighting of one in an area.

The ridiculous anti farming and anti human government rules today of protecting these evil animals is outrageous. They cannot be permitted to roam freely and under protected status. The only place they can be permitted is in zoos or in completely wild and uninhabited places (an African safari?).

Today wolves are dangerous not only to sheep, but to humans as well. They are a dangerous pack animal, that if left to multiply will fulfill the prophecy of the animals turning on humans and killing them in numbers. Of course, the more we protect wolves, panthers and lions, the more humans are being killed on a daily basis even in towns and cities. The higher their numbers go, even congested city citizens will find themselves in great danger.

So today, farmers are spending a great deal of money on fencing and patrols and all kinds of methods to try to keep wild animals away from their precious stock of domesticated animals. No matter how much the government thinks they have the power to have them co-exist with their predators as they think this verse states, they do not! Only the Messiah can bring about the changes necessary, and He can only do it will an iron fist (rod of iron). Oh, and the first thing to go will be every government official of any kind to be replaced by only those who are actually qualified! What a different day that will be!

See the verse in the Prophecy Guide: Isaiah 11:6 commentary

Mount Olivet Split

We are reviewing and reworking Zechariah 14 and today had the fourth verse!

What a hidden gem! Christ is going to touch down and stand on the Mount of Olives. At that point the mountain will split into two halves and create a wide open valley.

I always thought their would be a little gorge or rift, and that it would be scary going in the little space, requiring a great deal of faith.

Not so, the Mount will break apart and plow open a large, clean, fresh space for God’s remnant of holy Israelites to enter.

The southern half of the mountain will flatten and fill in the area as it moves toward the Negev. The northern half of Olivet will flatten and fill in the area heading toward the north.

So what will this mean? It means the Arab sections will be completely destroyed just east of the Temple Mount. Only God knows how much of the mountain will be moved, but if the whole elevated portion of the mount just east of the temple platform is included, the sweeping movement will pulverize all the Arab quarters from Bethlehem to Ramallah.

This will leave a clean area, free of graves, and other pollution going back 5,000 years! God’s holy remnant of Israelites will have that vast open area to swarm into, and await the saving work of their Messiah.

But isn’t the destruction of the Arab lands a horrible thing? Frankly, the Arabs in the region are there only to force the Israelites out of their land and to see that no Jewish person survives. They are so bent on destroying Israel, they cannot be reasoned with, any more than Moses could reason with the Egyptian Pharaoh, before the Jewish people were given the land around Jerusalem.

The only way to gain peace in Israel is for every Arab to be removed permanently from the full land of Israel which is a vast area laid out by God, the Creator. The Israelites have never obeyed God in removing these heathen peoples, so God will have to step in and do it Himself. Obviously, God is extending every chance for the Arab to convert, but the majority of Arabs have hardened their hearts to hate God and His people.

Take a peak at all the neat features we have on the verse in our new Prophecy Guide: Zechariah 14:4