Bible Believers' Newsletter 762
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Owing to the number of news items our Newsletter is a little lengthier than it has been of late. We encourage you to follow the links on all items and prove the references in our main article, "In the Third Day He will Raise Us Up".
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. Whoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Everything here presented should be confirmed personally in your own Bible.
Your brother-in-Christ, Anthony Grigor-Scott
New Archbishop of Canterbury: The Man to Bring Anglicans to Rome?
November 12, 2012 Bishop Justin Welby, the next archbishop of Canterbury, has strong links with the Catholic Church . . . "Learning from other traditions than the one into which I came as a Christian has led me into the riches of Benedictine and Ignatian spirituality (sic), the treasures of contemplative prayer and adoration, and confronted me with the rich and challenging social teaching of the Roman Catholic Church." Welby said the greatest influence over his moral thinking was Rerum Novarum—a letter by Pope Leo XIII . . .
But Welby isn't completely Rome's man. He supports the ordination of women bishops and is reexamining his thinking on homosexuality. . . Whether Welby's strong links to the Catholic Church will mean that the bulk of the Anglican Church is returned to Rome peacefully, or if Rome will need to apply force, remains to be seen. But eventually the Anglican Church will be returned to Rome. Full story: thetrumpet.com
Comment: The Judaeo-Roman church claims preeminence over Christendom on the basis of one verse, Matthew 16:18: "And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock [of revelation from Above (verse 17)] I will build My Church; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." Peter pastored a Church in Jerusalem and was never in Rome; besides this the Catholic church was never Christian and her dogma is contrary to Peter's faith, as for instance the true oneness of the godhead and water baptism (Acts 2:38-39).
CFR Ties to Petreaus-Broadwell Affair
November 14, 2012 The biggest news story in the US at the moment is the Adulterous Affair of CIA Director David Petreaus and Paula Broadwell his biographer. The latest breaking news is NATO Commander General John R. Allen is linked to the affair. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein has weighed in because questions have been raised as to whether or not Petreaus, who resigned over the affair, will now testify before congress regarding the terror attack on the US consulate in Benghazi.
Never mentioned in any of the stories is the fact that Petreaus, Broadwell, Allen, and Feinstein are all members of the Council on Foreign Relations. Five hundred unelected members of the CFR move from presidential administration to presidential administration and control the government of the USA. The CFR controls the Department of Justice. The free press isn't free it is a creature of the CFR. It is a propaganda machine that sways public opinion to further CFR goals; the transfer of wealth from the people to Council members and Council member corporations. One way the CFR have maintained their control is by hiding in the shadows and keeping a low profile. Very few American citizens have heard of the CFR or are aware of the control the CFR have over their lives. The CFR runs the International Military Industrial Complex and profits from endless wars. They profit from the sale of the weapons of death and destruction and profit from rebuilding what they destroy. The cold war ended in 1991 yet we have less freedoms today than we did back then. Wake up USA our Republic has been taken away.
David Petraeus' alleged affair with Paula Broadwell: timeline. Panetta Praises General linked to Petraeus Scandal. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein wants Petraeus to testify on Capitol Hill about the terror attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, and is 'sure' it will happen. Many speculate that it was not an affairbut the desire to avoid testifying on Benghazithat was the real reason for Petraeus' sudden resignation. Whatever the scope of the CIA's operation in Benghaziand whatever the real reason for the resignation of the CIA chiefthe key is US historical and ongoing foreign policy. For decades, the US has backed terrorists for geopolitical ends.
The US government has been consistently planning regime change in Syria and Libya for 20 years, and dreamed of regime changeusing false flag terrorfor 50 years. Obama simply re-packaged Bush and the Neocons' "war on terror" as a series of humanitarian wars. And the US and its allies will do anything to topple Iran . . . and is systematically attempting to pull the legs out from Iran's allies as a way to isolate and weaken that country. Americans should ask themselves is this what we want? John R. Allen, David Petreaus, and Paula Broadwell are all members of the CFR.
Five hundred unelected members of the CFR move from presidential administration to presidential administration and control the government of the USA. The CFR controls and runs the Department of Justice; see the DOJ/CFR relationship map. How the CFR control the media. CFR Membership List. CFR cumulative Membership List. Learn more about the CFR.
Comment: The Council of Foreign Relations is an arm of the City of London.
The United Nations: on the Brink of becoming a World Government
October 11, 2012 On October 14, 2009, Lord Christopher Monckton, former science advisor to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, delivered a scathing refutation of the concept of human-caused global warming at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. During his presentation, Lord Monckton focused on the UN climate treaty that was being proposed for the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen that December. He warned:
I read that treaty. And what it says is this: that a world government is going to be created. The word "government" actually appears as the first of three purposes of the new entity. The second purpose is the transfer of wealth from the countries of the West to third world countries. . . And the third purpose of this new entity, this government, is enforcement.
Not just any government, mind you. "They are about to impose a communist world government," warned Monckton . . . Walter Cronkite . . . "the most trusted man in America," stated in 1999:
It seems to many of us that if we are to avoid the eventual catastrophic world conflict we must strengthen the United Nations as a first step toward a world government . . . of course, we Americans will have to yield up some of our sovereignty . . . we must change the basic structure of our global community . . . to a new system governed by a democratic UN federation.
Hiding in Plain Sight: Much of the superstructure and infrastructure for the physical edifice of a world government already have been built. The United Nations' official organizational chart and the world map give an ominous inkling of the global leviathan that is already in place. But only an inkling; it actually vastly understates the magnitude of the organizational sprawl of the UN worldwide, since it merely shows the locations of the headquarters offices of the main UN agencies and only a few of the many regional offices or field operations of these agencies. . . The gradual development of the UN from an international organization into a world government was planned from the world body's beginning in 1945. . . The Global Army: On its Web page entitled "Honoring 60 Years of United Nations Peacekeeping (1948-2008)" the UN makes this ominous boast: A massive enterpriseThe UN is the largest multilateral contributor to post-conflict stabilization worldwide.
Only the United States deploys more military personnel to the field than the United Nations. There are almost 110,000 serving on 20 peace operations led by the UN Departments of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) and Field Support (DFS) on four continents directly impacting the lives of hundreds of millions of people. This represents a seven-fold increase in UN peacekeepers since 1999. . . the US military has trained (and continues to train) tens of thousands of UN "peacekeepers," many of whom have been charged with carrying out genocide and atrocities, including widespread rape and sodomizing of women and children, as well as sexploitation of impoverished children in Haiti, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Congo, Somalia, and Kosovo. An even larger chunk of UN war-making disguised as "peacekeeping" is carried out under the auspices of NATOagain, courtesy of the US taxpayers and US armed forces . . .
Their dream of a UN that will have an independent revenue stream from global taxes is dangerously close at hand. The controversy and opposition caused by the European Union's imposition of a "carbon tax" on all air travel has given the UN leverage to propose its own global carbon tax on all air passengers, through the UN's International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). However, many other global tax proposals are in the works . . . Full story: thenewamerican.com
Comment: Trace its beginnings, the United Nations is a Jewish criminal organization. Read the whole important article. President Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) observed, "Behind the ostensible government sits enthroned an invisible government owing no allegiance and acknowledging no responsibility to the people." His remark is substantiated by these forty outrageous facts most people don't know.
It's the Interest, Stupid! Why Bankers Rule the World
November 8, 2012 Interest charges are a strongly regressive tax that the poor pay to the rich. A public banking system could realize savings up to 40 percentallowing taxes to be cut, services increased and market stability createdwith banks feeding the economy rather than feeding off it.
In the 2012 edition of Occupy Money released last week, Professor Margrit Kennedy writes that a stunning 35 percent to 40 percent of everything we buy goes to interest. This interest goes to bankers, financiers, and bondholders, who take a 35 percent to 40 percent cut of our GDP. That helps explain how wealth is systematically transferred from Main Street to Wall Street. The rich get progressively richer at the expense of the poor, not just because of "Wall Street greed," but because of the inexorable mathematics of our private banking system.
This hidden tribute to the banks will come as a surprise to most people, who think that if they pay their credit card bills on time and don't take out loans, they aren't paying interest. This, says Dr. Kennedy, is not true. . . Her figures are drawn from the research of economist Helmut Creutz . . . similar figures are seen in financial sector profits in the United States, where they composed a whopping 40 percent of US business profits in 2006. That's more than five times the 7 percent made by the banking sector in 1980. Bank assets, financial profits, interest and debt have all been growing exponentially. . . If we had a financial system that returned the interest collected from the public directly to the public, 35 percent could be lopped off the price of everything we buy. That means we could buy three items for the current price of two, and that our paychecks could go 50 percent farther than they go today. . . Full story: truth-out.org
Comment: The late Eric Butler of the Australian League or Rights writes: "A short history of the Bank of England and its debt-and-taxation system [after which the Federal Reserve and all central bank scams are patterned], although not as comprehensive as it might be, deals with all the salient points in its history since 1694. The facts which I have related should be known by everyone interested in discovering the cause of the breakdown of our civilisation. The more I study history, the more convinced I become that it will all have to be drastically re-written and the influence of money in social development clearly revealed.
Even HG Wells has written: "When I wrote the Outline of History I slowly gained the conviction which crystallised itself later on into a positive idea, that the great Roman Empire was ruined not only from outside by the storming barbarians; but also by the internal financial difficulties, by the indebtedness of all social classes, and by the heavy burden of taxation, until, under these financial burdens, the whole scaffolding of imperialism broke down.
It is dreadful to watch how gradually the same symptoms of decadence become visible in the great empires of the modern world. Do we desire the British Commonwealth of Nations to be destroyed by "the enemy within"?" (bankwatch.info).
Traitors in Australian parliaments sold state and federal banks to Rothschild and Rockefeller.
Beyond Bayonets & Battleships: Space Warfare & Future of US Global Power
November 8, 2012 Artist's conception, circa 2008, of the US Falcon Hypersonic Cruise Vehicle, an unmanned aircraft that will fly at an altitude of twenty miles and destroy targets almost anywhere in the world within an hour. It's 2025 and an American "triple canopy" of advanced surveillance and armed drones fills the heavens from the lower- to the exo-atmosphere. A wonder of the modern age, it can deliver its weaponry anywhere on the planet with staggering speed, knock out an enemy's satellite communications system, or follow individuals biometrically for great distances. Along with the country's advanced cyberwar capacity, it's also the most sophisticated militarized information system ever created and an insurance policy for US global dominion deep into the twenty-first century. It's the future as the Pentagon imagines it; it's under development; and Americans know nothing about it.
They are still operating in another age. "Our Navy is smaller now than at any time since 1917," complained Republican candidate Mitt Romney during the last presidential debate.
With words of withering mockery, President Obama shot back: "Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets, because the nature of our military's changed . . . the question is not a game of Battleship, where we're counting ships. It's what are our capabilities"?
Obama later offered just a hint of what those capabilities might be: "What I did was work with our joint chiefs of staff to think about, what are we going to need in the future to make sure that we are safe?. . . We need to be thinking about cyber security. We need to be talking about space". . . Full story: truth-out.org
Comment: The apostasy of the United States and the once Christian world is writ large here, "For God has not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind" (II Timothy 1:7). "There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear: because fear has torment. He who fears is not made perfect in love. We love Him, because He first loved us" (I John 4:18-19).
"And the United States does great wonders, so that he makes fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men [the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki], and deceives humankind the means of such wonders which he has power to do in compliance with the beast [of papal Rome]; demanding of humanity that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live. And he had power to give life to the [(once) Protestant] image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. And he causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand [obedient servitude to the Judaeo-Roman church], or in their foreheads [trinitarian dogma]: and that no man might buy or sell, save he that has the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name" (Revelation 13:13-17).
Syria's Assad warns of Apocalyptic War
November 11, 2012 Assad is well aware of what the West and their Arab allies are up to and what kind of scenario they are planning to follow in his country. . . Ghastly videos have recently circulated on the internet, showing the Salafi-Jihadists beheading Syrian troops and civilians in cold blood. . . The act of beheading contains a symbolic meaning: the victim is relegated to the degree of a beast and he should be treated likewise. . . On Saturday, humanitarian organizations condemned video images of rebels executing captured Syrian soldiers after insurgents overran army checkpoints near the town of Saraqeb on the strategic highway linking Damascus and the port city of Latakia to Aleppo.
"This shocking footage depicts a potential war crime in progress, and demonstrates an utter disregard for international humanitarian law by the armed group in question," Amnesty International said. Rupert Colville, spokesman for UN human rights chief Navi Pillay, said this could amount to a "war crime" and that the video footage, showing soldiers pushed to the ground and kicked before being shot, can be presented as evidence.
In any event, a Syria without Assad would mean a country in the hands of the Salafi-Jihadists who will undoubtedly turn the country into a graveyard for the Alawites and the moderate Sunnis and a breeding ground for terrorism and extremism in the region. It goes without saying that the Middle East region is being systematically and consciously devoured by an act of extremism funded and promoted by Washington and some Arab regimes.
Without envisaging any foreign intervention and the domino effect it will have on the region and on the world as President Bashar Assad predicts, Syria is being eroded from within and without by different forces which have mobilized despite the rift in their ideologies but each with a unique agenda. . . Full story: poorrichards-blog.blogspot.fr
Commander blames NATO for Increased Drug Production in Afghanistan
November 12, 2012 Commander of the anti-narcotics squad of Iran's Law Enforcement Police, General Ali Moayyedi, blamed NATO forces for increased drug plantation, production and trafficking in Afghanistan . . . Iran makes 89 percent of the world's total opium seizures and has turned into the leading country in drug campaign. Iranian police officials maintain that drug production in Afghanistan has undergone a 40-fold increase since the US-led invasion of the country in 2001.
While Afghanistan produced only 185 tons of opium per year under the Taliban, according to the UN statistics, since the US-led invasion, drug production has surged to 3,400 tons annually. In 2007, the opium trade reached an estimated all-time production high of 8,200 tons. . . Full story: farsnews.com
Comment: The 'City of London' has always been narcotics kingpin; their CIA is the major trafficker. Narcotics fund black budgets and enhance cash flow for international banksters, as exposed in DOPE, INC., Britain's Opium War against the US. In his book, "1984", 'insider' Eric Blair (alias George Orwell) explained narcotics will be a means of controlling citizens in Lucifer's coming one world government, addiction is policy.
Presidential Elections: Powerful 'Special Interest Groups' Won Again
November 7, 2012 What is curious is that voters don't understand how politics really work. They get carried away with the political rhetoric and do not see the hypocrisy that is staring them in the face. Proud patriotic macho American men voted for Romney who went to Israel and, swearing allegiance to his liege lord, groveled at the feet of Netanyahu. Obama plays on the heart strings of his supporters by relating a story of a child with leukemia now protected by Obamacare, while he continues to murder thousands of children and their parents with drones and other military actions in seven countries. Obama was able to elicit cheers from supporters as he described the onward and upward path of America toward greater moral accomplishments, while his actual record is that of a tyrant who codified into law the destruction of the US Constitution and the civil liberties of the American people.
The election was about nothing except who gets to serve the interest groups. The wars were not an issue in the election. Washington's provoking of Iran, Russia, and China by surrounding them with military bases was not an issue. The unconstitutional powers asserted by the executive branch to detain citizens indefinitely without due process and to assassinate them on suspicion alone were not an issue in the election. The sacrifice of the natural environment to timber, mining, and energy interests was not an issue, except to promise more sacrifice of the environment to short-term profits. Out of one side of the mouth came the nonsense promise of restoring the middle class while from the other side of the mouth issued defenses of the offshoring of their jobs and careers as free trade.
The inability to acknowledge and to debate real issues is a threat not only to the United States but also to the entire world. Washington's reckless pursuit of hegemony driven by an insane neoconservative ideology is leading to military confrontation with Russia and China. Eleven years of gratuitous wars with more on the way and an economic policy that protects financial institutions from their mistakes have burdened the US with massive budget deficits that are being monetized. The US dollar's loss of the reserve currency role and hyperinflation are plausible consequences of disastrous economic policy. . . Full story: globalresearch.ca
Comment: The late Gore Vidal explained it as well as anyone. "Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates. By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over." What Gore Vidal said about American politics applies to most countries in this corrupt age, certainly including Australia. Read "The Pyramid of Power" by C.H. Douglas, written in 1919.
Chemtrails. The Realities of Geoengineering and Weather Modification
November 08, 2012 Over the past decade evidence has increasingly emerged indicating geoengineering and weather modification programs designed to inflict major impacts on the atmosphere and environment are fully operational. Despite such developments the CO2-specific anthropogenic theory of global warming touted by foundation-funded environmental groups and public relations dominates much of popular discourse and the prevailing worldview of intellectuals.
By drawing attention away from existing atmospheric experimentation and manipulation, such coordinated efforts are complicit in the impending environmental catastrophe they profess to be rallying against. The repeated claim of CO2-driven climate change without acknowledgment of geoengineering-related environmental intervention is a severe perversion of both meaningful scientific inquiry and public opinion with overwhelming implications for all life on earth . . .
A recently discovered NASA document from 1966 indicates that weather modification efforts have been underway since the 1940s. "There is . . . great motivation to develop effective countermeasures against the destructive measures of weather," the paper observes, and, conversely, enhance the beneficial aspects. The financial and other benefits to human welfare of being able to modify weather to augment water supplies, reduce lightening, suppress hail, mitigate tornados, and inhibit the full development of hurricanes would be very great. . . in 2009 Rockefeller gave $775,000 to the Natural Resource Defense Council, whose foremost agenda is "curbing global warming" and "creating a clean energy future." Another $650,000 was channeled to the World Wildlife Federation, $350,000 to the Center for Climate Strategies, and $200,000 to the Sierra Club.
As bizarre as it may seem, such organizations are funded to such a degree because of their express intent on austerity and even depopulation programs. Toward this end they speak in one powerful voice that climate change is caused by the CO2-specific consumptive practices of human beings. Curiously, however, these extremely well-funded groups completely ignore existing or impending environmental upheavals brought about by geoengineering, dangerously designed nuclear power plants, the wanton disbursal of depleted uranium, and the proliferation of genetically modified organisms throughout the food supply. Full story: globalresearch.ca
Comment: Weather is the perfect weapon because if you control the weather you create problems; you can blame it on God, you can blame it on nature. Turning 'mother nature' into the 'mother of all weapons'; you crush a government and crush a country, then come in as the "good guy" with aid, and take over. Hurricane Sandy was US Government issue (geoengineeringwatch.org).
Switzerland, Netherlands & Ecuador join Germany in calls for Audits of Gold
November 12, 2012 Obviously, the Fed's refusal to comply "in the interest of security" is a complete fabrication and obfuscation, what is Germany going to do? Rush out and tell the world the processes by which the Fed "operates"? Doubtful? As the article correctly observes, the real underlying concern is whether the gold is even there, or, to put it in different terms, has been stolen or re-hypothecated so many times that recoveryeven if it is therewould be virtually impossible.
The real concern is expressed accurately and aptly in the final paragraph of the article:
"While Bundesbank officials likely understand the reality (much better than German politicians do) that a German repatriation of its entire 1,536 tons of gold reserves held at the NY Fed would likely cause a complete Western financial collapse if/when the Fed failed to promptly deliver said gold (tungsten free), confidence in the Fed and the BOE has clearly been shattered, and it is now only a matter of time for an absolute mad run on every last gram of physical metal underneath the NY Fed ensues." (Emphasis in the original). . . Full story: worldmathaba.net
Comment: As the Prophet foretold.
Spain: New Land Cracks opened in Totana and Cotillo
November 11, 2012 The Department of emergency situations urgently requested the Geological Survey of Murcia to assess the cause of the "huge cracks in ground", which appeared after the recent heavy rains in the industrial zone of "El Saladar," Totana . . . It has a length of more than 300 meters and a depth of more than two metres in some places . . . in the area of Puerto Lumbreras a land crack 1.5 kilometers in length has appeared. The municipality of Oliva (Fuerteventura), reported on the closure of the beach Águila in Cotillo, due to cracks and landslides . . . Full story: poleshift.ning.com
Lourdes under Water
November 10, 2012 A relic of Blessed John Paul II was transported to the Shrine of Lourdes during a pilgrimage organized by UNITALSI (Italian National Union for Transport of the Sick to Lourdes and International Shrines). The pilgrimage is taking place from 21 to 27 October. Archbishop Zygmunt Zimowski, president of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care, has granted UNITALSI permission to take a reliquary containing blood of John Paul II, so that it can be seen and venerated by pilgrims from all over the world. Speaking on Vatican Radio Salvatore Pagliuccia, president of UNITALSI, noted that we currently are in the 'Year of Faith' . . . [Really]? Full story: remnantnewspaper.com
The Ethnic Cleansing that Claimed 20 Million German Lives
Secret documents recently released by the British Records Office at Kew in London reveal the stark horror of ritualistic executions of German POWs carried out by British, American and Jewish torturers—assisted, incredibly, by certified doctors. Here is a story that will shock you.
Germany Honored Her Foes
The stark contrast between the Axis and Allied treatment of prisoners of war is only now being revealed. Typically, in September 1939, after the speedy success of the German-Polish campaign, captured Polish generals and officers, as well as those of other ranks, were treated according to convention and even chivalrously. There are no records of their being abused or maltreated by their German captors.
Acclaimed historians such as A.J.P. Taylor, as far as permitted, resisted political interference in the accurate recording of events. The late professor conceded the German attack on Poland was in response to British-backed Polish aggression to which Czechoslovakia was already a victim. Following the Polish occupation of Czechoslovakia, Germany, too, suffered repeated Polish attacks on its borders and the occupation of its territory.
Matters were finally brought to a head by Polish Foreign Minister Beck's inflexibility over the Danzig question as well as daily revelations of murderous atrocities committed against German nationals in Polish occupied territories . . .
As early as June, 1938, the American Hebrew was boasting that they had Jews in the foremost positions of influence in Britain, America and France, and that these "three sons of Israel" will be "sending the Nazi dictator to hell." Blood-Soaked Dictators Eisenhower's cohort Josef Stalin, the blood-soaked Soviet dictator whose racial origins are far from European, also surrounded himself with Jews, including his father-in-law. Yiddish was the language used habitually by his family . . .
As the war neared its conclusion in 1944, the Central Europe Axis partners fought against overwhelming odds: to the east, the hordes of the colossal Soviet Empire rushed to Europe's gates, to the west, the mighty British Empire. Both were aided and abetted by the gargantuan might of the United States of America with its unlimited industrial and man power resources. At the forefront of each of these empires, the ubiquitous Jew was wallowing in Christian fratricide.
Little wonder that the American-born hapless William Joyce, refugee broadcaster for the Reichsrundfunk Foreign Service, mockingly described the Jewish national anthem as "Onward Christian Soldiers". . . Full story: thesouthernpartisan.com
Comment: Now the same entity that forced Germany into World War II and continued murdering Germans years after the cessation of hostilities has turned the tables upon Americans. Germany is still occupied, looted and defamed, and a peace treaty withheld. "During the 1980s Iran Contra hearings, Lt. Col. Oliver North was questioned by Congressman Jack Brooks concerning his role in the development of a continuity-of-government plan called "Rex 84" ("Readiness Exercise 1984"), under which the US Constitution would be suspended and people moved into FEMA camps in the event of major disaster. Upon being questioned, the look of absolute fury on North's face was telling, as if some great secret had just been revealed. Immediately thereafter, the questioning of Congressman Brooks was shut down by the committee chair on the grounds that the subject touched upon a "highly sensitive and classified area." The short exchange is documented on youtube.com. Full story: newswithviews.com
Two Christians in Iran released on Bail
November 9, 2012 Brother Bijan Haghighi and Roxoana Foroughi have been released from the Plate 100, VEVAK Prison, in Shiraz, Iran after their families surrendered their title deeds as collateral for bail. The following Iranian Christians remain imprisoned: Vahid Roghanghir, Shourosh Saraiee, Eskander Rezae'e, Mehdi Amrooni, Shahin Lahooti, and Masoud Rezae'e. Although Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani was freed and his apostasy conviction overturned, the Iranian government continues to persecute the church. Please, remember our Brethren and their families in prayer.
Pastor Benham Irani is bleeding severely from acute stomach ulcers and colon complications; he can barely walk and has problems with his vision. The brutal beatings he's received from prison authorities and other inmates have resulted in horrific injuries, and he urgently needs medical help. He could die in months if he does not receive the treatment he needs. He was charged with political crimes to cover up the fact that he was arrested because he is a Christian and a Church leader. Please send an urgent email today, and demand adequate medical treatment for Pastor Benham Irani, and his release from prison. Full story: youtube.com
An Excellent Question
November 9, 2012 I get your sermons in my e-mail box and enjoy reading them as they are so revelated, however sometimes a question arises . . . In Newsletter 761 you said "[And that this will raise Her to greater heights of faith and at the end of fifty days some of the Glorified saints will appear to Her,] raising Her faith to receive a new body. Then She will know that in the twinkle of an eye She will be changed." I'm not disbelieving just asking where in scripture does the 50 days fit?
Explanation: Thank you for writing. It is encouraging to know our subscribers are seeking faith (understanding) grounded firmly on the Scripture, "making their calling and election sure" (II Peter 1:10) by "proving all things in God's unchanging Word" (Acts 17:11), rather than leaving their questions unanswered which is a Laodocean attitude (Revelation 3:15).
Now the answer to your question is that the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ and the Old Testament saints is the pattern for the resurrection of the sleeping Church Age saints, and the manifestation of the Sons of God among Christ's end-time Bride, our body change and translation. The Scripture pattern was established in Leviticus 23:5-21. Jesus Christ was the Lamb of God crucified on Nisan 14, the so-called 'Good Friday' of the Judaeo-Roman Catholic church which is a Jewish impersonation of Israel's temple worship and high priesthood. The crucifixion of "the Lamb of God that takes away the sins of [whomsoever will of Adam's race] in the world" (John 1:29) ended the first sixty-nine of seventy weeks of years allocated by the Lord God for the redemption of the Israel nation commencing with the edict of Cyrus on Nisan 14, 445BC (Nehemiah 2; Daniel 9:24-25).
Israel's high priests and elders and "all the people, told Pontius Pilate, His blood be upon us and upon our children [and it has been from that day to this]" (Matthew 27:25; 23:33-36; John 11:49-52; Deuteronomy 21:17; Daniel 9:26). Thus Israel's high priest and mediator severed the nation's relationship with the Lord God, who ceased dealing with the Israel nation and turned to elect individuals in Adam's race who will receive Him in new birth by faith. Now let us turn to Matthew 27:50-53, which is our type:
"When He had cried again with a loud voice, Jesus yielded up the ghost. And the veil of the temple was rent in two from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent"; [on Nisan 14, ending the Hebrew dispensation, but leaving one week of seven years which will be "the time of Jacob's trouble" (Jeremiah 30:7) and the climax of Israel's great tribulation following the end of the Gentile dispensation when the Lord will reconfirm His Covenant with Israel through the ministry of the two Hebrew prophets (Daniel 9:27; Zechariah 4; Revelation 11). This earthquake that marked the close of the Hebrew dispensation types the earthquake that will sink Los Angeles and a 1,500 x 300-400 mile segment of earth's crust marking the close of the Gentile dispensation].
"And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the [Old Testament] saints which slept arose, and came out of the graves after His resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared to many" [from Nisan 16, "the third day," after Jesus had ascended with His Own Blood to cleanse the heavenly sanctuary of the accumulated sins of the Old Testament saints, which "the blood of bulls and goats" could not remit (Hebrews 1:1-15)].
Now if you refer to the natural type in Leviticus 23:9-15 you will discover Nisan 16, which was resurrection Sunday, the day in which Christ was raised for our justification, the second day of the feast of Unleavened Bread and the first day of the Pentecostal Feast which would last fifty days. For the first forty days our Lord and the Old Testament saints appeared to the elect among His disciples (I Corinthians 15:6), then He led them to the Mount of Olives and instructed them to wait in Jerusalem until they received the Holy Ghost and power (Luke 24:49), and bidding them farewell, ascended into heaven in their sight.
Acts 2:1-41, "And when the [fiftieth] day of Pentecost was fully come, they were all with one mind in one place. And suddenly there came a sound from heaven like a rushing mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared unto them cloven tongues like as of fire, and it sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. And there were dwelling at Jerusalem Israelites, devout men, out of every nation under heaven [having traveled to Jerusalem to attend the annual obligatory feasts of Passover and Unleavened Bread, and Pentecost]. Now when this was noised abroad, the multitude came together, and was confounded, because every man heard in his own language what those new-born Christians spoke in Galilean. And Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said, You men of Judaea, and all that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known to you, and hearken to my words: For these are not drunk, as you suppose, seeing it is but 9.00 a.m. But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel . . . and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls."
This was an antitype of the fiftieth day of Israel's natural feast of Pentecost when the produce of the wheat harvest was baked into a loaf with leaven (which represents sin) and waved before the Lord for His approval. However in the antitype the Holy Spirit was waved for God's approval in the sin-born bodies of new-born Christians who were the Spiritual offspring of Jesus, the bread from heaven. For "except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abides alone: but if it dies, it brings forth much fruit" (Isaiah 53:10; 61:9; John 6:48; 12:24).
In the antitype we will fulfill the Gentile dispensation that will end on or about Nisan 14 (depending upon latitude) when an earthquake sinks Los Angeles and cleaves the Mount of Olives (Isaiah 13:13-14; 29:6; Zechariah 14:4; Revelation 16:18; 18:21-24, etc.), and on the third day, Nisan 16, the resurrection of the New Testament saints who have fallen asleep will commence, Church Age by Church Age (I Corinthians 15:23). Then "we who are alive and remain" (I Thessalonians 4:15) will manifest that we are the Sons of God (Romans 8:19), and "when the [fiftieth] day of Pentecost is fully come [again]" the resurrected Church Age saints will appear to us who are Spiritually in New Jerusalem, raising our faith to receive translation grace to change in the atoms "and we shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord" (I Thessalonians 4:17-18).
As the primitive Church was looking Daniel's prophecy in Matthew 24:15 to come to pass. Christ's end-time Bride is looking for Daniel's prophecy of the Kingdom of God to be fulfilled, Daniel 2:43-44: "Whereas you saw iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mix themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cling one to another, even as iron will not join together with clay. And in the days of these kings [which as the Prophet explained were Khrushchev and Eisenhower] the God of heaven will set up a Kingdom [gathered into the unity of the faith by the Message of Brother Branham (Matthew 25:6; Ephesians 1:10; 4:13; I Thessalonians 4:16; Revelation 18:4)], which will never be destroyed: and the Kingdom shall not be left to other people, but it shall break in pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and it shall stand for ever."
It will not be long now, for the revelation of this Message is "shortening the days" by calling Christ's end-time Bride OUT from Rome and her (once) Protestant daughters to maturity in the unity of the faith for the manifestation of the Sons of God and the translation. We will NOT enter the great Tribulation.
I am sure you will now see how and where the fifty days fits into the Scripture. After you have proven this answer with the Scripture references, please read "The Unity of the Faith" once again to anchor this revelation. Brother Branham said, "And though many may feel that this is an irresponsible statement in view of the fact that Jesus said that "no man knows the day nor the hour" . . . Jesus did NOT say no man could know the year, month or week in which His Coming was to be completed (An Exposition of the Seven Church Ages, p. 322:4). We cannot be certain of the day or the hour which will vary depending upon the latitude of our location but we know "the Lord will finish the work and cut it short in righteousness, for thoroughly and with dispatch the Lord will execute His sentence upon the earth" (Romans 9:28).
In the Third Day He will Raise Us Up
Hosea 5:14-6:1-3, "God said, I will tear Ephraim and Judah as a lion rips apart its prey; I will carry them off and chase all rescuers away. I will abandon them and return to My Home until they acknowledge their guilt and seek My face: in their affliction and distress they will seek Me earnestly, saying, Come, let us return to the Lord, for it is He that has torn us so that He may heal us; He has wounded us so that He may bind us up."
"After two days He will revive us: in the third day He will raise us up, we shall live in His sight (Isaiah 26:19; Ezekiel 37:1-10). Then shall we know and understand Him, if we are zealous to appreciate, give heed to and cherish Him: He will respond as surely as the sun rises every morning; and He shall come to quicken us as the rain that fertilizes the otherwise barren land, as the latter rain (that falls in late February, and during March and April, just before the harvest), and the former rain (that falls from mid-October to mid-December). In this way God's favor will restore Israel that has been nationally lifeless for so long."
God's love is corrective. Always! "My son, despise not the chastening of the Lord; nor be weary of His correction: for whom the Lord loves He corrects; even as fathers punish their sons in whom they delight" (Proverbs 3:11-12).
God was bringing stubborn Israel and Judah to perfection through fiery trials necessitated by the nation's arrogance in not confessing and yielding its will to Him. As Jesus told Paul, "It is hard to kick against the pricks." It is almost three thousand years since they played the harlot. But God is longsuffering and determined that Israel will overcome their whorish willfulness.
Sometimes we travel needlessly lengthy paths with many a winding trail and rough track because we are disobedient to the heavenly vision; and guided by our myopic natural sight faith is obscured by which alone we can discern unhindered by our mortal flesh, the strait gate and narrow way that leads to Life.
Hebrews 12:7-13, "You must submit to and endure correction for discipline's sake, God is dealing with you as any loving father deals with his sons; for what son is there whose father has not thus trained, corrected and disciplined him? Now if you are exempt from correction and left without discipline in which all of God's children are partakers, then are you bastards, and not true sons at all." For Jesus said, "My sheep receive My Word" (John 10:1-5). Paul said, "Remember those who have the rule over you, who have brought you the Word of God: whose faith follow, considering their manner of living" (Hebrews 13:7).
"Furthermore we have had earthly fathers who disciplined us, and we yielded to them and respected them for training us. Should we not all the more cheerfully submit to God's training and so truly live? For our earthly fathers disciplined us for a few brief years and chastened us as seemed proper and good to them, but God disciplines us for our certain good, that we may become sharers in His own holiness."
"Now being punished is no joy while it is happeningit hurts! Nevertheless afterward we can see the resulta quiet growth in grace and characterto those that have been trained in it. So brace up and reinvigorate yourself, chin up, chest out, and stand up like a child of the King. Mark out clear paths for your feet; make them safe and upright and happy paths that head in the right direction so that those who follow you, though lame and weak in the faults you have overcome, will not stumble and hurt themselves but be healed by following your footprints on the sands of time".
Brother Branham often recited these words which he called "The Psalm of Life":-
Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is just an empty dream!
That the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what they seem.
Life is real! And life is earnest!
And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art, to dust returnest,
Was not spoken of the soul.
Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime,
And with partings, leave behind us
Footprints on the sands of time;
Footprints, that perhaps another,
Sailing over life's solemn main,
That a forlorn, shipwrecked brother,
Seeing, shall take heart again.
Let then us be up and doing,
With a heart wherein we strive,
Be not like dumb driven cattle,
Be a hero in the strife.
(The thirty-eight minute color film, Footprints on the Sands of Time illustrating the Scriptures God fulfilled in the ministry of Brother Branham, and what Jesus is doing now, is available in NTSC or PAL video cassette (VHS) or VCD for your computer).
"All that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecutions and affliction, but the Lord will deliver us out of all of them" (II Timothy 3:10-12). All of God's people have a positive outlook because by faith we know where we are going and what will come to pass in our day. Israel knew these things through the prophets by learning but without faith so they followed after the world instead of the Word and are still suffering God's chastisement. "It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God" (Hebrews 10:31).
God promised that after two days He would revive Israel to national life, and in the third day quicken them by His Spirit, causing them to stand sinless in His Presence by receiving the unveiling of the Feast of Trumpets through the two witnesses of Zechariah 4 and Revelation 11 calling them to their atonement. This is God's promise. It is coming to pass.
After almost three thousand years, Israel, not just the ten Tribes but the covenant nation as a whole will have eternal Life and stand in His Presence. This nation was the bride of Jehovah. God accused the ten Tribes of Israel of whoredom and prophesied that Judah's two Tribes and the Levites also would fall with them (Hosea 5:3-6).
I Timothy says, "She that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives." When Israel put God away and turned to worship the pagan Trinity she committed idolatry. Now idolatry is spiritual whoredom, and the penalty for whoredom was to be burned with fire, or stoned (Leviticus 21:9; Deuteronomy 22:21-24; Revelation 11:19; 16:21; 17:16; 18:8-19). Israel made herself dead to God. Thus He sent the Assyrians upon them and they destroyed the Northern Kingdom and transported captive many of their people (Ezekiel 23). When Judah committed whoredom against God by worshiping the Trinity, He sent Nebuchadnezzar to burn His temple, destroy Jerusalem and take them captive seventy years in Babylon. This began the "times of the Gentiles" who will continue to rule over Jerusalem and Israel until the consummation (Daniel 9:27; Luke 21:24).
The people of the non-Semitic anti-Semitic House of Rothschild's contemporary Jerusalem and Israel are their generally non-Semitic anti-Semitic fellow travelers whom God has set "at enmity" with Adam's race. These Ashkenazim and also Sephardim self-styled "Jews" lord themselves over an infinitesimal number of Hebrews who are blood Israelites and the more numerous Arabs who are Semitic.
". . . the little state misnamed "Israel" proved to be something unique in history. It was governed as it was devised, set up and largely peopled, by non-Semitic Jews from Russia, of the Chazar breed. Founded on a tribal tradition of antiquity, with which these folk could have no conceivable tie of blood, it developed a savage chauvinism based on the literal application of the Law of the Levites in ancient Judah. Tiny, it had no true life of its own and from the start lived only by the wealth and weapons its powerful supporters in the great Western countries could extort from these. During these years it outdid the most bellicose warlords of history in warlike words and deeds. Ruled by men of the same stock as those who wielded the terror in Poland and Hungary, it daily threatened the seven neighbouring Semitic peoples with the destruction and enslavement prescribed for them[selves] in Deuteronomy of the Levites.
It did this in the open belief that its power in the Western capitals was sufficient to deter the governments there from ever gainsaying its will, and to command their support in any circumstances. It behaved as if America, in particular, was its colony, and that country's deeds conformed to that idea. Within its borders its laws against conversion and intermarriage were those of the much-cited Hitler; beyond its borders lay a destitute horde of Arabs, driven into the wilderness by it, whose numbers rose through childbirth to nearly a million as the eight years went by. These, and their involuntary hosts, were by repeated raid and massacre reminded that the fate of Deir Yasin yet hung over them too: "utterly destroy, man, woman and child . . . leave nothing alive that breatheth." The Western countries, its creators, murmured reproof while they sent it money and the wherewithal of the war which they claimed to fear; thus, like Frankenstein, they created the destructive agency which they could not control.
Based on fantasy, the little state had no real existence, only the power to spread unease throughout the world, which from the moment of its creation had no moment's true respite from fear. It began to fulfill the words of the ancient Promise: "This day will I begin to put the dread of thee and the fear of thee upon the nations that are under the whole heaven . . . who shall be in anguish because of thee".
Left to its own resources, it would have collapsed, as the "Jewish Homeland" of the inter-war years would have collapsed. The urge to leave it once more began to master the urge to enter it, and this despite the power of chauvinism, which for a time will overcome almost any other impulse in those who yield to it. In 1951, already, departures would have out-numbered arrivals save that the "amazing crack" earlier mentioned (New York Herald-Tribune, April 1953) then opened "in the Iron Curtain" (where cracks do not occur unless they are intended; the Communist-revolutionary state evidently had a calculated purpose in replenishing the Zionist-revolutionary state with inhabitants at that time). Nevertheless, in 1952, 13,000 emigrants left and only 24,470 entered, and in 1953 (the last year for which I have figures) emigration exceeded immigration, according to the Jewish Agency. A Dr. Benjamin Avniel, speaking in Jerusalem, said in June that in the first five months 8,500 immigrants had arrived and 25,000 persons had departed.
This was the natural development, if "Israel" were left alone, for it had nothing to offer but chauvinism. . . In April 1953 Mr. Hurwitz of the Revisionist Party in Israel told a Jewish audience in Johannesburg of the "degeneration" of the Zionist state. He said he could not blind himself to the alarming position: "Economically the country is on the verge of bankruptcy. Immigration has diminished and in the past few months more people have left the country than have come in . . ." (Douglas Reed, The Controversy of Zion, p. 510-511).
God withdrew Himself from Israel and Judah who intermarried with irredeemable Serpent's seed, committing genocide by bearing "strange (Heb. Zuwr) children." As a lion and a young lion, God tore Israel and Judah from Palestine and scattered them among what are today's mainly Moslem nations. He has blinded them, and will keep His distance from Israel and Judah until they acknowledge their offense, and seek Him in the first half of Daniel's Seventieth Week (Hosea 5:6-7).
Hosea was prophesying in about 780BC, and since one day is as a thousand years in God's sight we are well into the third day. God has begun to gather Israel back to the Homeland because so long as they are outside the Promised Land the Covenant is of no effect, and they will be irredeemable following the close of the Gentile dispensation.
Joel 2:32, "And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the Name of the Lord shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the Lord has said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call".
Natural Israel is a type of Spiritual Israel. Natural Israel was blinded to God by her whoredom with the Trinity, and He put Israel outside the land where He could not bless her. Now the denominational churches have become blinded to God by their whoredom with the Trinity. Pure Christian faith was lost when Jewish myths and pagan traditions began to be assimilated, leading to the introduction of the pagan Trinity in AD325 at the First Nicaea Council, and the organization of the Roman Catholic (i.e. Babylonian) system of worship, whose previous incarnation among believers was Pharisaism which became Talmudic Judaism of today. When the Roman church united with the State, her armies killed scores of millions of Christians, and the faith or understanding of God's Word in the hearts of these saints was lost when they were martyred.
The Trinity doctrine is the mark of the Beast which will be forced again in the soon-coming tribulation. No wonder Jesus calls the Roman Catholic church "the great whore," for she claims she is the Queen of heaven, the Bride of Christ the Word, yet she is committing whoredom with the pagan Trinity of Babylon, God's enemy (Revelation 17:1-6). At this very time all of her once Protestant daughters are forming an image to mother Rome. They too have forsaken the Place of God's rest. The only Place where He can bless and fill them with His Spirit is in the Word for their day. The faith of which is foreign to them all.
Adam and Jehovah found their wives pregnant with the seed of Death. And the last Adam found the church that claims to be His espoused Bride pregnated with the Seed of Death from the time of the First Nicaea Council. But God said, I will restore all the years that the Lutherans, Methodists and Pentecostals devoured; and as Joseph found his Mary pregnant with the Seed of God, which was the Word of Life she had accepted, Jesus will also have a "wife who has made herself ready for the Marriage Supper"we are already married"arrayed in fine linen, clean and white; for fine linen is the righteousnesses of saints, the true sayings of God" which are THUS SAITH THE LORD by the prophet of Revelation 10:7 and 22:6-19.
When the last saint predestinated to Christ's end-time Bride has been "hewn" from the world by His prophetic Word (Matthew 25:1-13; Revelation 10:8-11; 18:4), God will call the first resurrection and the manifestation of the Sons of God then take His Church to the Wedding Supper in the sky.
Christ was that stone hewn from the mountain, the rejected stone that was never placed on the prophetic Great Pyramid. He is the pattern and type for the end-time Bride for we are His Body and the Headstone He is cutting out of the great mountain of offense: Rome and her harlot daughter churches. "Not by might, nor by power, but by the Spirit of the Lord" (Hosea 6:5; Zechariah 4:6-7; I Peter 2:4-9). That Stone is the manifested Word which in the following scene breaks in pieces and consumes this lofty mountain of Satan's one world government (Daniel 2:44-45; Matthew 4:8-9).
The rock Moses struck brought forth water to give natural life to natural Israel; the Rock natural Israel struck on Calvary brought forth Spiritual Life for Spiritual Israel. The Stone hewn out from the denominational mountain will reflect what the Word was in the beginning, for we will be the Capstone incarnate and under pre-eminence as was Jesus. We will do nothing but what God reveals in a vision; and speak only what He inspires (John 3:32; 8:28-29; 16:13-15).
Jesus was a Masterpiece in God's likeness for God and Christ were One. We will be a Masterpiece in the likeness of Christ. We will be one with God and Christ as Jesus prayed in the garden of Gethsemane (John 17:21-26). Christ's parousia is for the purpose of incarnating His end-time Capstone Bride with the fullness of the Word as "in Him dwelt the fullness of the godhead bodily" (Colossians 2:9).
From the inauguration of the Church on the day of Pentecost until the revelation of the Seven Seals on the Bible in 1963, Christ was a Mediator for errors owing to the saints' ignorance of these secret things. Since the mystery of God is finished and the apostolic faith has been restored, He is Judge (Revelation 10:7; Malachi 4:5-6; John 5:27). He has indicted the Gentiles for spurning mercy and freedom from condemnation through "that which is perfect." By refusing Jesus Messiah unveiled in the fullness of the Word, they have made themselves repugnant to God: "wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked" in order that the Bride can be taken Home and He can open Israel's eyes by their Feast of Trumpets, while judgment is poured out upon the Christ-rejecting Gentiles.
The Church had only PART-Word so long as the Book was sealed with Seven Seals; the mystery of our written Six Seals was completed at one time under the revelation of the unwritten Seventh Seal. Natural Israel was willfully blinded by the ungodly carnality of the Babylonian Talmud which made the Gospel Trumpet an uncertain sound and when it rejected and crucified the Word God blinded that nation until the last Gentile predestinated to Messiah's Bride was born-again. When Israel forfeited Pentecostal blessings a second time God sentenced it to two thousand years chastisement under the Seven Trumpet judgments. Her Seven Trumpet mysteries will be unveiled in one day by the ministry of two prophets under the Sixth Seal and Seventh Trumpet.
God hewed the Old Testament saints out of the world by His prophets. His Word was Life to all who received It, and death to their kindred who have rejected It these three days. Hosea described God's judgment as the Light of prophecy. Those who received It were cleansed of sin and released from even a shadow of darkness, while the sin of those who rejected it was exposed and those sinners condemned and speechless (Hosea 6:5).
God is unchanging: He is Alpha and OmegaHe is that pure faith of Jesus Christ once delivered to the apostolic saints of the primitive Alpha Church now restored to the apostolic saints of the end-time Omega Churchnot the denominational creeds and guesswork in between. God is His Word with nothing added to or taken there from. And His end-time Bride is Word of His Word and Spirit of His Spirit, as Jesus prayed in Gethsemane. For the Spirit and the Bride say the self-same thing; she neither adds to nor takes from what He has already said (Revelation 22:17-19).
God promised in Isaiah 28:11-18, Joel 2:28, and Acts 2:17 that in the last days, that is in the Messianic age of redemption and completion begun on the Day of Pentecost, "I will pour out My Spirit upon all flesh [both Israelite and Gentile]" (Acts 2:39; Galatians 3:26-29; Colossians 3:11). Isaiah said, "With stammering lips and other tongues will I speak to this people, and this is the rest. Yet they would not hear." He said, "All the tables of God would become full of vomit, and there would be nothing clean." That picture of Jerusalem and their church at that Coming of Messiah is a picture of the Gentile churches at His 'parousia' Coming today. History is repeating itself. And the Son has to be revealed again in the end-time Bride during the manifestation of the Sons of God.
"All the tables are full of vomit." People turn the Lord's Supper into His breakfast or His lunch. They take a piece of light bread or cracker biscuit, break it up for communion or eat an unbroken round wafer when it's supposed to be unleavened bread made with Holy Ghost hands. Heathens use round bread which symbolizes the moon. Unleavened bread represents Christ. Leaven represents sin and uncleanliness.
Churches serve communion to anyone so long as they attend service, people who drink, lie, steal, smoke and commit fornication. But those who partake unworthily are drinking their own damnation, not discerning the Body of the Lord so if you are not living the life, don't take the Lord's Supper. And if you don't take it, it shows that your own conscience is not clear (I Corinthians 11:29).
All tables of the Lord have become filthy. "Whom shall He teach knowledge? And whom shall he make to understand doctrine?" All they have is some denominational creed learned without understanding. Father is impersonating the Light of one Age and mother is walking in the Light of another. No one understands doctrine, yet Jesus' Church is built upon the doctrine of the apostles and prophets. Doctrine is another word for faith, and faith is a clear understanding of the Word of God. Faith in the mind of Christ in you, and the hope of glory. We must have a clear understanding of God's Word.
According to the doctrine we are studying from Hosea, Joel and Acts, the resurrection is at hand. My Brother and Sister, clean up your lives, banish those besetting sins, pay up any lingering debts. Discipline your lives. Get ready to go!
God made the doctrine so plain, for it expresses His mind and the way of holiness so that even wayfaring men, though fools, should not misunderstand His will. He has done this by establishing shadows and types throughout the Bible. We notice this in the language of Hosea 6:2 which is so framed as to refer in its full accuracy only to Messiah, Who is the ideal Israel (or overcomer) and antitype of natural Israel. See Isaiah 49:3; Matthew 2:15; Hosea 11:1, and compare Hosea 10:1 with John 15:1-8).
As the antitype was raised and glorified on the third day (John 2:19; I Corinthians 15:4) Israel, all Israel, the overcomers of all Ages including the 144,000 Hebrews, will be raised and glorified on the third day. It's a promise, for "unto us that fear His Name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in His wings; and we shall go forth into the Millennium glorified and gambol like calves released from the stall, and leap for joy" (Malachi 4:2).
We have arrived. Jesus declared that the generation that witnessed the State of Israel revived in unbelief would not die expire through old age before the Millennium commences. The youngest of that generation who were at the age of accountability when Israel was granted statehood would now be 66 years of age, and three and a half years remain after God takes His children Home during which God will deal with Daniel's people through the ministry of two Hebrew prophets. Look up, for your redemption draws nigh. (nl247.htm) nl762.htm
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Brother Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister who has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations overseas. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to teach in your church.