WORLD CHURCH COUNCIL CALLS FOR PUTTING AN END TO ISRAEL’S OCCUPATION TO PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES
The committee called for putting an end to Israeli occupation to the Palestinian territories, Golan Heights and Shebaa farms and realising just peace. The committee wound up its meetings by launching a decade-long universal campaign for COOPERATING, as Christians, WITH OTHER HEAVENLY RELIGIONS and national associations in containing violence." (emphasis mine)
I think the False Prophet will be from the tribe of Dan. On the 2300th day of the Tribulation, Gog's united nations' army will attack Israel, aiming to wipe her off the map. The Lord will fight for her that day. Israel will survive, and her enemies will be stopped. Only 1/6th of Gog's army will live to flee (Eze. 39:2).
I just got this in my email: "President Saddam Hussein has started to form an army "to liberate Jerusalem" from Israeli rule, a senior Iraqi official announced Wednesday. "At the orders of President Saddam Hussein, we have started to form the first brigade of volunteers in the Al-Quds Al-Sharif (Jerusalem) Army to liberate Jerusalem," Ali Hassan al-Meguid, a member of the decision-making Revolutionary Command Council, told reporters.
"Iraq has already announced the mobilisation of more than 6.5 million volunteers for a jihad, or Muslim holy war, against the Jewish state."
This shows us one reason why Babylon will be annihilated as the Millennium begins.
Rev. 8:8,10 tell us of the two pieces of what is probably a binary Asteroid like Toutatis that will impact Earth on the 1st day of the millennial Day of the Lord. The mountain-sized piece will strike the Mediterranean Sea at noon (Zeph. 2:4,5; Job 20:23; Amos 8:9; Psa. 91:6; Eze. 25:16, Zech. 9:5). The larger "aster" will destroy Babylon. Isa. 22:16-19 says, "What hast thou here? (rebuilt Babylon) and whom hast thou here (the False Prophet), that thou hast hewed thee out a sepulchre here (at Babylon), as he (Satan) that heweth him out a sepulchre on high, and that graveth an habitation for himself in a rock (in the asteroid, a piece of his split-apart planet Rahab)? Behold, the LORD will carry thee away with a mighty captivity, and will surely cover thee. He will surely violently turn and TOSS THEE LIKE A BALL INTO A LARGE COUNTRY (Iraq): there shalt thou die, and there the chariots of thy glory shall be the shame of thy lord's house. And I will drive thee from thy station, and from thy state shall he pull thee down."
> > what of the majotity of people in the world.the gentiles like myself .whatof us.
If we know what is good for us, Jew or Gentile, we will be ready when the Lord comes for his Bride at the Pre-Trib Rapture. We need to have accepted Y'shua/Jesus Christ as our own personal Saviour. We need to confess all known sins committed since we accepted Christ, so the Lord can cleanse us of all unrighteousness (I John 1:9). Then we will be ready. Jesus said, "Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be ACCOUNTED WORTHY TO ESCAPE all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man." Agape
It is my understanding that way back in early Christianity it was incorperated with the pagan goddess Eshtar whose big day was the same as Passover. Therefore we get the eggs and bunnies because Eshtar was a fertility goddess. Was Eshtar how the name Easter became known as a term for "Passover"?
The name probably goes all the way back to Satan's counterfeit Mystery Religion of Babylon. Semiramis came to be called Ishtar. Satan counterfeited many things that are true to confuse people. Those pagan practices got mixed into Christianity when Constantine declared Christianity the state religion. He is said to have marched his army into the river to baptize them. Thus, pagans were called Christian, whether they believed in Tammuz or Christ. They celebrated some common holidays, the pagans honoring Tammuz (the sun god), the Christians honoring Christ (the Son of God). It seems as if Satan's strategy was, "If you can't beat them, join them." The word Easter was used to translate "pascha" (Passover) in early English Bibles. It was taken out later in all references except Acts 12:4.
Eph. 2:5,6 says, "Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) And hath raised us up together (sunegeiren, to rouse [from death] in company with, rise up together, i.e., resurrection and Rapture), and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus." In GEMINI, the Bride and Bridegroom sit together on the ecliptic, where Heaven travels as it orbits the Sun. The Bride is holding a harp, symbol of redemption (Rev. 5:8). In Hebrew, this sign is THAUMIN (THE UNITED).
Crucifixion, Thursday, April 6, 30 AD (Nisan 13). It "was the preparation (Nisan 13) of the passover (Nisan 14, Lev. 23:5), and about the sixth hour (Roman time, our 9:00 AM)...Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified" (John 19:14-16). Mt. 12:40 says, "so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth." These were Thursday (day), Friday (night then day), Saturday (night then day), and Sunday (night). Jesus died around 3:00 PM, when the Passover lambs were being slain. They were to be roasted and eaten after 6 PM, when the Passover started. Jesus rose again on the third day (Luke 24:7). Nisan 13 + 3 = Nisan 16 (Sunday, Feast of Firstfruits).
Second Advent, Sunday, April 6, 2008 (Nisan 1). Hosea 6:3 says, "the LORD: his going forth is prepared as the morning; and he shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth." The former rain starts Tishri 1 (First Advent). The latter rain starts Nisan 1 (Second Advent).
Eze. 29:17 sets the day, "in the first month, in the first day of the month" (Nisan 1, first day of the Jewish Regnal and Sacred Year). Then v. 21 says, "In that day (Nisan 1) will I cause the horn (king) of the house of Israel to bud forth, and I will give thee the opening of the mouth (the Word, the Logos) in the midst of them; and they shall know that I am the LORD." Nisan 1, 5768 is our April 6, 2008. I think Jesus will return on the same day on our calendar that he was crucified.
I wanted our 2nd child to be born on my husband's birthday, Mar. 29. I dug post holes and built a fence around our yard that day, but this child did not come until April 6. We had picked the name Brian, but when I looked at that almost 10 lb. baby, he didn't look like a Brian to me. David flitted across my brain. I said to Ed, "How about David?" He said, "Ok," so David it was, even though we had never considered that name previously. Later, I was amazed to find out that Christ, the Son of David, would probably come on April 6.
The Second Advent will be 7 Jewish months after the Day of God's Wrath on Tishri 1 (Eze. 39:12,13; Joel 1:15; 2:1-3). For this to be possible, it must be a Jewish Leap Year, and 5768 is a Leap Year. It also is a Sabbatic Year, a logical time to start the 7th millennium on Tishri 1, 5768. Agape
I believe that the Rapture will take place before the Tribulation begins. I used to think it would be a few years before the Tribulation, but recently, I found evidence that may show that it will be the same day, just before the 7-year peace covenant is confirmed.
II Thess. 2:6-9 says, "now ye know what withholdeth that he (the False Prophet) might be revealed in his time (the Tribulation). For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he (the Holy Spirit in believers, the salt of the Earth) who now letteth will let (Old English for hindereth will hinder), until he be taken out (ginomai, arise, i.e., the Rapture) of the way. And then (tote, at the same time, i.e., the same day) shall that Wicked (the False Prophet) be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders."
Salt retards the growth of leaven in bread making. It has to be measured very carefully. Too much and the loaf won't rise. Too little and the loaf will overproof. The Holy Spirit in believers is why we are the salt of the Earth. When we are caught up in the Rapture, the Holy Spirit will cease to hinder the revealing of the False Prophet.
> > 2. Why do you believe the tribulation (7 years) will start on May 28, 2001?
Israel grew leaves (Sinai, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights, West Bank) in the Six-Day War of 1967 and fulfilled the fig tree parable of Mt. 24:32-34. One generation from then, the things in Mt. 24:27-31 will come true. We know a generation is 40 years. In 30 AD, Jesus told the Pharisees, "Verily I say unto you, All these things shall come upon this generation" (Mt. 23:36). They did, 40 years later, in 70 AD. Adding 40 years to 1967 brings us to 2007.
We can tell from Joel 1:14; 2:1-3, and many other scriptures, that this age will end and the millennial Day of the Lord begin on the Feast of Trumpets. In 2007, that is the Jewish Tishri 1, 5768 (Sept. 13, 2007). We can tell from Dan. 8:13,14 that the shortened Tribulation will be 2300 days. If we count the 2300 days backward from Tishri 1, 5768, by Jewish inclusive reckoning, we find that the Tribulation could very well begin May 28, 2001, which is Sivan 6, 5761, Pentecost.
Actually, when you count the years and the extra days (by Jewish inclusive reckoning) from when Jesus presented himself as King on Palm Sunday to Av 10 in 70 AD, when the temple was burned, you get 40 years plus another 120 days. In our days, from June 7, 1967, when the temple area was regained, to Tishri 1, 5768 (Sept. 13, 2007), when Jesus Christ will be crowned in Heaven, is 40 years plus another 120 days. It is a mirror image.
The Oslo Accords were signed Sept. 13, 1993. Add 7 good years and 7 bad years (as when Joseph was in Egypt) and you get Sept. 13, 2007. The Accords were ratified 3 days later in Israel on Tishri 1, 5754. Adding the 7 good years and 7 bad years brings us to Tishri 1, 5768, which just happens to be Sept. 13, 2007. This smacks of God's planning, don't you think?
> > 3. What is your religious background? Jewish? Protestant? New Age? Other?
> > 4. Tell me a little about you, who you are, why and by what authority you are making these predictions?
I have just studied the Bible as deep as possible for over 40 years. These are just the way it looks to me, not predictions. God once said to me, "Be still and know that I am God," but he has not told me any of these things. You should compare everything any person says with Scripture to see if these things be so.
Early in my studies, I saw a rectangle of light on Jer. 50:2. It said to publish and conceal not, so I have written 3 books and have this web site. The books are "Exit: 2007, the Secret of Secrets Revealed," "Heaven Found: A Butter and Honey Star," and "Revelations 2000." My name for the last one was "The Master Key: Revelation's Secrets Revealed," but Avon Books changed the title. They also published the 1st one with a different title--"The End of the Age." Agape
I, like you, grew up in Sunday school (although my parents are not religious in any way, it was there idea of getting us kids out of the house on Sunday morning)….after awhile, I grew bitter (not towards the church, but towards them sort of)…so I quit going (my act of teenage rebellion…one of them anyhow J)….I did not have an ideal childhood or else, had my 3rd daughter (and last) when I was 19, married at 18, (all 3 girls are by same father), we divorced when I was 23, and then we got back together when I was 26 (but we are not remarried). Off and on throughout this time, although I’ve been saved (several times, because like you I want to be sure) I can not honestly say that I have been a devout Christian, or walked even remotely a Christian life. However, although I’ve drifted back and forth, I’ve NEVER doubted my faith in Jesus, I’ve only had some real difficulty dealing with issues of patriarchy within the church and the oppression of women. To date, I still have not found a church that I’m comfortable going to, but I am looking. So most of my bible study,etc. is done at home, and I often will listen to sermons that some churches will record for online use (of which I thank the Lord that the internet does have its good uses!). Not to bore you, but it seems the more I dig into the bible, the more frustrated I get trying to figure out what God is doing (such as Exodus, in the old testament, discussing the Mosaic laws, etc.). I have a really hard time trying to understand if He is promoting/supporting/ encouraging things such as slavery,etc., and of course, I have no one knowledgeable enough to help me understand some of these things. I realize it was a different culture, with different values, but I still fail to understand. In addition, I often wonder if God picks favorites (like David—who was to me, an womanizer, etc., etc., or even Cain and Abel, why was Cain’s offering so bad? ) I don’t expect you to answer these things for me, for in time and with prayer I’ll somehow come to understand……I’m just not there yet. At any rate, prophecy is so fascinating, scary, wonderful, etc., etc., that I can’t help but want to learn, learn, learn, but I’m afraid some of these things are just to complicated for me to understand yet. I bought your book about 2 weeks ago at Borders, and it has helped me tremendously; although, I don’t necessarily know how you are able to decipher some of these codes/parallels, etc. but am grateful just the same. When I read verses like the ‘wicked will not understand”, that scares me too for I don’t understand always and hope with all my heart that God does not consider me one of the wicked anymore……I am definitely a persistent sinner that has so many bad habits (smoking, cursing, etc. –I have no alcohol or drug problems) but still…I’m anything but ‘sinless” and don’t know how to be….With all your studying, is there anyone that God just doesn’t want anything to do with? Who has absolutely no chance of claiming Jesus as their Savior no matter what? Why does God put us down here if he picks Abel over Cain, or Jacob over Esau?
I only want to be absolutely positive that I am written in the book of life, for I don’t want to be one of those Jesus looks at, and says, “I know you not”! As I said, I have 3 beautiful daughters whom I’m responsible for raising them to know Jesus, but how can I teach them to walk with Him, if I know not how to even understand Him?
My apologies, I certainly did not mean to unload all my ‘issues’ upon your lap, and you certainly do not have any obligation to answer any of my questions…I just thought with all your years of studying and research that you may have come to learn something of these things that could possibly help me.
Again, I thank you for taking the time to read this and may God bless you & yours.
> > frustrated I get trying to figure out what God is doing (such as Exodus, in the old testament, discussing the Mosaic laws, etc
When I first read the Bible, I wondered why we didn't sacrifice animals now. Then, when I learned that God gave man different instructions in different Dispensations, I understood. Man is to be tried under 7 different kinds of economies, and he will fail in all of them, even with a perfect King and a refreshed environment. Gal. 3:24 explains that "the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith." The law was so perfect, that imperfect man didn't have a chance. All have sinned and come short. The law showed us what sin is. The feasts were set up as types of what was to come later. The sacrifice of the lamb was a type of Christ's sacrifice as the Lamb of God. Those in OT days were saved by believing that the Messiah would come. We are saved by believing that the Messiah has come in the person of Jesus Christ.
> > I have a really hard time trying to understand if He is promoting/supporting/encouraging things such as slavery
No. It was merely a fact of life in those days.
> > I often wonder if God picks favorites (like David—who was to me, an womanizer, etc., etc., or even Cain and Abel, why was Cain’s offering so bad? )
God looks at the heart. David finally, after a year, confessed his sin. That wiped it off the books. He was a man after the Lord's own heart because he studied the scriptures daily.
Heb. 11:4 says, "By faith Abel offered unto God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain." That is because Cain's offering was bloodless. Heb. 9:22 says, "without shedding of blood is no remission."
> > With all your studying, is there anyone that God just doesn’t want anything to do with? Who has absolutely no chance of claiming Jesus as their Savior no matter what?
All are given the same chance.
> > Why does God put us down here if he picks Abel over Cain, or Jacob over Esau?
God is omniscient. He knows ahead of time who will obey him and who will not. Esau thought so little of his birthright that he sold it for a bowl of red pottage. He deliberately married in close succession two Caananite wives, which he was not supposed to do. Later, he married a daughter of Ishmael. In Gen. 36:43, we find that "Esau (is) the father of the Edomites," who later persecuted the Israelites, refusing to let them pass through their land (Nu.20:18-21). When Nebuchadnezzar attacked Jerusalem, the Edomites joined him, plundering the city and killing Jews. They were considered idolatrous too. No wonder the Lord picked Jacob over Esau.
> > I only want to be absolutely positive that I am written in the book of life, for I don’t want to be one of those Jesus looks at, and says, "I know you not"
It seems that you are written in the book of life. You have accepted Christ. Now, you need to confess all sins committed since you accepted Christ, so that God can cleanse you of all unrighteousness (I John 1:9). We all need to have enough oil of the Holy Spirit to keep our lamps burning brightly, not be sputtering and threatening to go out, because we have allowed sin to build a barrier between us and God. When we have enough oil in our vessels (bodies), we are counted as wise virgins that will go with the Bridegroom when he comes.
Ask the Lord for wisdom. James 1:5-7 says, "If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord." Agape
Do you think we will live on earth during the Millenial reign? Are we to live forever? Thank you for your quick responses. If you have a prayer list or something like it--pleas add me on.
We will come to Earth with Christ. Zech. 14:5 says, "the LORD my God shall come, and ALL THE SAINTS WITH THEE." We are his army. Rev. 19:14 says, "And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean."
Maybe each of us will bump one demon, as R.B. Thieme, Jr. thinks. I wonder if we will replace the demons in the government of God. It seems that will assist in setting up the millennial government. Then I think we will go back to our heavenly home. After that, if our work demands it, we can travel back and forth to Earth.
Please write me and tell me you accept Christ. Nothing is more important, and no one ever knows when he might die and have no more chance. We were put here on Earth to make this decision. Make sure you exercise your will and make a firm decision to accept God's free gift of Salvation. He is holding it out to you. All you have to do is accept it. You won't be sorry you did, but if you don't, forever is a long time to be sorry. You don't want to forever wail, "O why didn't I? It would have been so easy."
I will put you on my prayer list. Others will pray for you too (Richard). Agape
Oh joy! Praise the Lord! That is the BEST news. You will never be sorry for that decision. All the angels in Heaven are rejoicing over you.
> > inference that I might be a "wicked" person
I don't think you are, far from it. The wicked one in II Thess. 2 is the False Prophet, the beast talked about in Rev. 13:11-18. Other than that, we are all doomed by the first sin in our life. Isa. 64:6 says, "we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags." Until we accept Christ, we are all under the indictment of Rom. 6:23: "For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord."
You now fall in the latter category. Having accepted the gift of God, every sin you ever committed is wiped off the books. You are a pure wise virgin in God's sight, ready to be taken to Heaven, either at the death of the body or at the Pre-Trib Rapture.
Only the physical body can now die. The real you, soul and spirit, will never die, and when not housed in the natural body, there is a spiritual body. I Cor. 15:40-44 explains, "There are also celestial bodies, and bodies terrestrial: but the glory of the celestial is one, and the glory of the terrestrial is another. There is one glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars: for one star differeth from another star in glory. So also is the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption; it is raised in incorruption: It is sown in dishonour; it is raised in glory: it is sown in weakness; it is raised in power: It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. There is a natural body, and there is a spiritual body."
From the account of the rich man and Lazarus in Lu. 16:19f, we can tell that after death of the body, the person still has all his faculties. He can see, hear, speak, feel, reason, remember, be sorry, etc.
Here is something I learned from Dr. R.B. Thieme, Jr., pastor of Berachah Church, Houston, TX. God gives believers what Thieme calls dying grace, and they die peacefully. From the moment of Salvation, Christ is with you forever, and he will see you through whatever faces you. If it is death of the body, you have nothing to fear. The real you will not die, and "dying grace" will help you through the transition. You will not be alone.
Thieme also says there are 31 things the Lord does for you at the moment of Salvation. I couldn't name them all to save my neck. It has been too long since I studied them, but the main thing Christ does for us at that moment is to baptize us with the Spirit of Christ. Rom. 8:9 says, "ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his." For the rest of our lives, Christ indwells us, and he said, "I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee" (Heb. 13:5).
You are now a new creature. II Cor. 5:17 says, "Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new."
The Rapture is close. Maybe you will be here to experience it. I hope so. I would like to meet you after we are both in Heaven. That will be such a grand day. I doubt if anything in this life of testing can compare to that wonderful day. Agape
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