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March 11, 2018 Does the great pyramid of Gisa contain a timeline for the coming Kingdom of Jesus?

A detailed and great study of prophetic events by Luis Vega.

Nando

http://www.fivedoves.com/letters/mar2018/luisv311.htm

Luis Vega (11 Mar 2018)
“MILLENNIAL KINGDOM PATTERN-Based on Great Pyramid Perimeter”

MILLENNIAL KINGDOM PATTERN
BASED ON THE GREAT PYRAMID PERIMETER
Prophetic Time Markers of the End of Time

by Luis B. Vega
vegapost@hotmail.com
www.PostScripts.org

‘In that day five cities in the land of Egypt will be speaking the language of Canaan and swearing allegiance to the LORD of hosts; one will be called the City of Destruction. In that day there will be an altar to YHVH in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar to YHVH near its border. It will become a Sign and a Witness to YHVH of hosts in the land of Egypt; for they will cry to YHVH because of oppressors, and He will send them a Savior and a Champion, and He will deliver them.’ – Isaiah 19:18-20
The purpose of this study it to consider the numerical measurement of the Great Pyramid of Giza as it pertains to the length of its perimeter base, that being 3024 feet. This specific measurement constitutes the 4-square base lengths of 756 feet each or roughly 230 meters. This study suggests that perhaps the Great Pyramid has also encoded the length of ‘Time’ as it correlates to the end of Time as Humanity knows in relation to the 1000-year Millennial Reign of Christ. Biblically speaking, it is understood in eschatological terms that at the 2nd advent, Jesus Christ returns to Earth, physically and literally. Jesus will complete His promise of establishing the Kingdom of GOD on Earth at that time. This specific promise was bestowed upon the Jewish nation of an expectation of grandeur and rulership over the Nations and Kingly Throne, etc.

Incidentally, this Kingdom to come would or could have been initiated at Jesus’ 1st advent but as He was rejected of His own, it postponed the Reign of Christ. It did allow however for the prophetic ‘Intercession’ of the Church Age. This current dispensation of ‘Time’ is when the Gentiles can be also grafted into the ‘Commonwealth of Israel’. Such have the privilege to share in the promise of salvation from the Fall that would have lead to Eternal Damnation. The promises are also to share in the dominion to come over the Earth and Universe, etc. Specifically, the Messiah of Israel is currently taking for Himself a Gentile Bride in the same way YHVH took Israel as a ‘wife’, prophetically speaking. Once such a ‘building’ is completed, YHVH will turn His attention and purpose to conclude His dealings directly with national Israel.

Upon that conclusion, Jesus returns and sets-up the Millennial Kingdom that was promised to Israel. Since Jesus is from the direct bloodline of King David, not only will Jesus rule Israel from Jerusalem on David’s Throne, but all the Nations on Earth and the whole Universe. Why? The Bible teaches that all authority and power in Heaven and under Heaven has been given to Jesus because of what He accomplished at the Cross of Calvary. No other ‘god’ such as Allah, or Buddha or Krishna will or can have such a prerogative, contrary to much false religion. No Lucifer will be found to tempt Humanity and weaken the Angels and the Nations anymore, etc. Thus, the present ‘Time’ of the Church Age has served to have this 2nd Adam build a Bride to co-rule with Jesus Christ.
The Church Age Time

Could it be that one of the clues hidden in plain sight of what might constitute ‘Prophetic Time’ has to do with the perimeter of the Great Pyramid that ‘clocks’ this very notion? As it is, the Great Pyramid is said to mysteriously ‘clock’ the ‘Ages’ and ‘Time’, etc. The notion of a building or structure as the Great Pyramid telling ‘Time’ is not fare-fetched. Do not important buildings have a clock in a prominent place that tell time? Think of courthouses, government buildings and primarily Churches. If one of the Church building functions is to tell ‘Time’, can it be no different in how the Great Pyramid is telling ‘Time’ with its sacred measurements? The following is the suggested timeline if one expands the base length of the entire Great Pyramid and converts that into ‘Time’ or years to suggest a possible delineation of the present dimension of ‘Time’.

A perimeter is a path that surrounds a 2-dimensional shape. Term may be used either for the path or its length. The perimeter of a circle or ellipse is called its circumference. For example if Great Pyramid height = 480.9 feet or 229 Sacred Cubits. Then Perimeter =
3024 feet.
Pi x 2 x Radius 3.14… x 962 feet = 3024 then 3024/2.1 Sacred Cubits = 1440 Sacred Cubits

|—————–|
756 feet x 4 sides                                                   Millennial Kingdom

0                     (Great Pyramid Perimeter Pattern)                                                 7000

Adam-Eve        Noah Flood      Tower       Abraham                  1st                                                2nd       3024
|                                          |      |                |                              Jesus                                           Jesus                 |

|———————|——————–|——————–|———————|============|============|——————|

DAY 1                DAY 2               DAY 3               DAY 4                 DAY 5               DAY 6                DAY 7

         1000               1000              1000               1000                1000               1000               1000

|——————-|——————-|
Church Age

|—————————————————————————————————|
                                                                                      120 Jubilee Cycles

The coefficient of each side of the Great Pyramid is also measured as 360 Sacred Cubits. This alludes to the 360 degrees in the circle or circumference of the 4-square layout. The perimeter equals to 1440 Sacred Cubits which in turn prophetically echoes the 144,000 that are to be Sealed during the Tribulation Period. There will be 12,000 chosen, each from the 12 Tribes of Israel for a total of 144,000. Such is another amazing prophetic template of how the 12 Tribes were in similar fashion situated also as a 360 Sacred Cubit around the Tabernacle of Moses that was also ‘4-squared’.

Can it be no different with the spiritual Church Body that Jesus Christ is presently building and subject to ‘Prophetic Time? Many theologians believe that such a dispensation of the Church Age has been allotted 2 ‘Prophetic Day’s or approximately 2000 years to conclude its mission and ‘construction’. If this is the case, then the Church Age is about to conclude. As the Church Age was initiated on Pentecost in 32 AD, roughly, then it stands to compute that there is now over 1986 years that have gone by with about 14 years to contest. Regardless, the ‘Time’ approaches for Daniel’s last Prophetic Week of 7 Years to conclude also before the Millennial Kingdom comes.
The Measurement-to-Time Hypothesis
The height of the Great Pyramid also suggests some time sequence of years in direct correlation to feet or meters. There was the research of the late David Flynn that first suggested such a Measurement-to-Year Hypothesis. The work of David Flynn stipulated that the height of the Great Pyramid, 5776 inches, correlated to a significant year, that being the Jewish Year of 5776. Now if anything ‘prophetic’ occurred, probably as it did correlate to the Year of Light or the ‘Year of Lucifer’ to the Luciferian Masons, etc. Some suggested that perhaps that was to have been the year that the Church Age would have been completed as the Great Pyramid was likened to the Church Body.

 

Inches             Feet                 Year
5772                480

——————————————————-
5773 =             481.0833         2012-13
5774 =             481.1667         2013-14

5775 =             481.25             2014-15

5776 =             481.3333         2015-16
5777 =             481.4167         2016-17

5778 =             481.5               2017-18

5779 =             481.5833         2018-19

5780 =             481.666           2019-20
5781 =             481.75             2020-21

5782 =             481.8333         2021-22

5783 =             481.9167         2022-23
——————————————————-

5784 =             482                 

However, the height of the Great Pyramid gets very detailed in that the very tolerance of the measurement still has a story to tell. For example, the specific height of the Great Pyramid of 5776 inches was based on the numerical factor of the height being 481.4167 feet. It was not or is not taking into account that the whole numerical factor of 481 alone has about 10 decimal fractions that still converts to years within the 481-inch coefficient. Thus, for example, the range from 481.0 to 481.9167 has the range from 5773 to 5778 inches or thus could be the same sequence of years still yet to consider if one imposes such an inch-to-year theory for when the possible Church Age ‘building’ is to be completed.

 

The point is that, if the theory of the height of the Great Pyramid is an encoded factor of when such a ‘Spiritual Temple’ is to be complete, it is not finished just yet. However, it is very close in terms of years now as 5783 would be the outer limit for such a completion of the 481 inches. This time segment from 5776 to 5783 would also correspond to a 7-year span of time, to 2022-23 or 1 ‘Prophetic Week’. Would or could such a 7-year allotment be some sort of ‘countdown’? Could this be when the Tribulation Period would or could start? This conjecture remains to be seen. Also, have in mind that the height of the Great Pyramid is highly disputed to this day. There are varying degrees of measurements ranging from 455 feet to 482 feet. This depends if one is factoring in the Capstone that is missing or the erosion that has reduced the height.
Dispensational Template of Time
Many who have studied this Great Pyramid have discovered amazing mathematical measurements that suggest or correspond to Time sequences, both pertaining to the earthly realm and of the celestial kind. With that in mind, the main hypothesis of this study, as noted is that perhaps the perimeter of the Great Pyramid, that being 3024 feet (746 feet x 4 sides of bases) could correspond to the year 3024. If one subtracts 999 years, excluding the end year from that, being suggestive of the Millennial Reign, the resulting year would be 2025. In turn, what would be significant about 2025? Well, if one subtracts a Sabbatical Year Cycle of 7 years, then the result would be 2018. However, if the Tribulation Period started in 2022, it would make 2025 then the midpoint. As one can see, there are many variables and numbers to consider.


Height Inches Height Feet

3022                            480                  280 Egyptian Sacred Cubits

3024                  480.9               432-year sections of 7 years each (432Hz frequency)

3025                            481                  230 Sacred Cubits

3028                            482.283

2 x 3.14 pi x 146.914 = 920.4 meters
2 x 3.14 pi x 482 feet = 3026 feet
3026 feet – 1000 years = 2026 – 7 years = 2019

 

What is rather amazing about some of the properties of 3024 itself is that if one take the entire length in terms of time, it is divisible by 7 sections of 432 year sections. To some, this 432 coefficient would ‘ring-out’ some amazing association with the vibration of the Universe in all living things. Many people who have studied the 432Hz frequency believe it has relation to life itself. For example, it has been researched that the 432 Hz is the frequency in which DNA replicates. This frequency also harmonizes with the natural frequency of light for which the Great Pyramid has also encoded in its stones, etc. This study is not suggesting that these specific time segments are aligning-up to when the Tribulation Period of 7 years will start and when the 1000-year Millennial Kingdom is also to begin. Perhaps these numerical coefficients are a pattern of sorts or template of possible time markers that appear to highlight 2025 and 2018. It would be a sort of ‘resentence of prophecy’.

The primary eschatological verifiable that is prophetic for 2018 is that based on Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the U.S. Embassy moves to Jerusalem just days prior to the 70th year anniversary of Israel’s modern birth. This is the second most prominent significance of 2018 concerning YHVH’s time piece, Israel. The 3rd factor would be a celestial one in that the bookend of the Blood Moon of July 27, 2018 occurs. It is part of a Triad that occurs on Tu B-Av, the Valentine’s Day equivalent in Israel. What is significant about this Blood Moon is that it is the centerpiece. Specifically, this center Blood Moon is very special in that it is called a ‘Central Bull’s Eye’ eclipse. This is when the shadow of the Moon cast on the Earth is nearly dead center in terms of its path across the Earth. It is also seen over Jerusalem, which may have something to do with prophetically in terms of the 3024 timeline. This same type of Blood Moon also occurs nearly 7 years apart from the July 2011 eclipse that appeared over Jerusalem.
7-Day Dispensational Template
The special Bull’s Eye Blood Moon of July 17, 2018 occurs in the constellation of Capricorn. This special Bull’s Eye Blood Moon is also in-between the 2 bookend Blood Moons that both occur on the ‘New Years of Trees’ called Tu B’Shevat. These 2 Blood Moon ‘New Years of Trees’ eclipses both occur in the constellation of Cancer. Thus, based on certain celestial patterns, this study bases the 3024 coefficient with the dispensational interpretation of the beginning of Time since the re-Creation that occurred with Adam and Eve. The entire 3024 timeline since Jesus Christ figures as part of a mirrored effect that appears to conclude the entire Creation Week pattern of ‘Time’ since Adam, if the Great Pyramid 3024 correlation is valid and/or plausible.

 

The entire timeline since Adam and Eve has 7 segments of ‘Prophetic Time’ or ‘Days’ that echo prophetically in terms of how much ‘Time’ is left as a peculiar dimension and dispensation. These segments of Time specifically pertain to the 7000-year sequence of ‘Time’ allotted to Humanity as some would argue. Each of the 7 segments of ‘Time’ or Ages are equal to 1000 years, etc. If the 7000-year template is valid and true, then the Time and Space continuum started with Adam and Eve. There were then 4 segments of Time for a total of 4000 years that occurred until the 1st advent of Jesus occurred. These 4 segments of time thus would correspond to the first 4 ‘Days’, prophetically. The subsequent 2 ‘Days’ or 2000 years would correspond to the present Church Age. This very special and unique dispensation of the Church Age began with the indwelling of the Holy Spirit in Believers and Followers of Jesus Christ.

 

The end of the 2-Day ‘prophetic’ Church Age is to be concluded when the last Gentile is ‘saved’. Such a Spiritual Building or ‘Body’ will at that time be completed. It will then be a ‘harvest’ of the souls taken from such a ‘Time’ that is concluded by the Rapture event. What initiates the final ‘Day’ or the 1000 years called the Millennial Reign of Christ will be the occasion of Jesus’ return to Earth. This will occur at the conclusion of Daniel’s 70th Week of Years that it too has a Sabbatical Year template. What is also very interesting about this 7000 year or 7-Day prophetic timeline is that one can apply and superimpose the phi ratio spiral onto the timeline since Adam and Eve for a more visual correlation to include the 3024 year span since Christ based on the Great Pyramid perimeter pattern. Some unique time markers appear to correspond to significant Biblical events in this case.

Starting from Adam and Eve, the main points of intersection on the timeline would correspond then to the Flood of Noah, then the Tower of Babel, and the call of Abraham. Although this theory of 7000 years would seem plausible, there is the question of exact timing of days and what constituted a ‘day’ especially before the Flood of Noah for example  Other researchers suggest, for example that the Earth before the Flood of Noah was much smaller and the days where thus 364 days/year. This would be referred to as the Enochian Year and so forth. This would affect the timeline in that the actual time would be shorted compared to the 365 days/year, etc. However, it is thought that the days after the Flood of Noah were recalibrated in some fashion. The issue with the Great Pyramid 3024 inches-to-year possible correspondence would thus then be based on the solar cycle of 365 days/year, etc.

After the 1000 year Millennial Reign, ‘Time’ will cease to exist as a dimension and ‘all things are to be made new’ for all Eternity thereafter, etc. The timeline provided will only suggest that the time segment specific to the Great Pyramid is highly conjecture. Such a mathematical inference to ‘Prophetic Time’ does have some weight in that the Great Pyramid is an enigma that has encoded into its stones some amazing revelation as it pertains to ‘Time’. For example, some measurement encoded in the Great Pyramid structure reveals the speed of light, the circumference of the Earth and that of the Moon also, etc. On an aside note, such sacred mathematics or Gematria of the Great Pyramid could not and does compute within a ‘Flat Earth’ model.

If the Millennial Kingdom were a literal 1000-day timespan of 365 days/year, then the total duration of this dispensation would be exactly 365,000 days. This study is not insinuating that this precise Great Pyramid 3024 base numerical coefficient is when the literal Millennial Reign of Christ timeline will be corresponding. However, it would appear that it is a very interesting supposition to consider in light of the great mysteries that the Great Pyramid continues to tell. As it pertains to the 1000 year Millennial Reign of Christ, it has to be preceded by the Tribulation Period, etc.

 

There are many factors that still need to occur before such a time and although it seems that prophetic events are accelerating at a faster pace, there is yet several possible years required perhaps before such a timeline could reflect all that the Bible foretells will have to occur at some point in time. If anything could be extrapolated from the timeframe, it would show just how close prophetically the Church Age is about to conclude as time converges to start the 7th ‘Day’ or the 7000th year Millennial Reign of Jesus Christ.
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Main Sources
TimeAndDate.com
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June 25, 2017 the George Soros – Jared Kushner Connection

Thanks Fay for these two links it is mind boggling to say the least.

Nando

Fay (25 June 2017)
George Soros


There are no words. Watch the video clip of GS being interviewed. It’s a major insight as to how the mind of a psychopath works. Detached of any human emotion. What I picked up, in the main, is that he justifies his actions by ” If I didn’t do it – if I wasn’t a player – somebody else would be”. Excuse me? It doesn’t occur to him that he IS the player. There is no-one else to match him or no-one else who does what he does. To the extent of what he does. He almost doesn’t recognise his own evil. It’s a weird old world that he inhabits. What happened to him, as a 14 year old, must have been seriously traumatic – but he has rationalized it by assuming that all people are intrinsically evil and he was in the right place at the right time. This is very deep evil – deep mental illness. The man is unaware and ignorant. He operates on “futures” in the stock market. Does he not wonder what his eternal future might be? He may be evil, but I don’t think he’s stupid. Perplexing.

 

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March 19, 2017 The freeze of the 20 trillion debth will plunge us into an economic collapse in one or two months

The link to the video supplied by BG Ellis of five doves clearly explain the intricacies of our economic disaster and the resulting collapse.

Please watch the 10 minute add also as it is very educational. America is in grave danger at this time and the closeness of the return of Christ can be seen from the signs all around us.

Nando

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Jan 15, 2017 They are sending a message to Trump about Israel, how folly!

They seem to ignore the purpose of Trump winning the election orchestrated miraculously against insurmountable odds against him.

When they say peace and safety sudden destruction falls upon them.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/world-diplomats-paris-urge-renewed-mideast-peace-talks-071756985.html

Nando

 

Jan 15, 2017 Today the world aligns itself against Israel as prophesied in the Bible

The nations roar as lions after prey. The Lord of Hosts prepares for battle against them with all the angels of heaven.

How foolish of ignorant men to try to go against the elect of God and the land He gave eternally to them.

Today they will meet in pleasant surroundings in the beautiful city of Paris and their agenda will be against Israel. They are gathering to seal not the fate of Israel but their fate and complete destruction. If they only new the folly of their actions and the total destruction that will fall upon them they would have not done it. But with the lack of knowledge of rejecting the Word of God and God they become “His ” enemies and how dreadful it will be for them.

This year 5777 will end with the 70 years birthday of the nation of Israel and 70 is a period of testing. It is also the possible end of a generation as prophetically stated by Jesus.

http://biblehub.com/niv/matthew/24.htm

New International Version

The Destruction of the Temple and Signs of the End Times

1Jesus left the temple and was walking away when his disciples came up to him to call his attention to its buildings. 2“Do you see all these things?” he asked. “Truly I tell you, not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.”

3As Jesus was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately. “Tell us,” they said, “when will this happen, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the end of the age?”

4Jesus answered: “Watch out that no one deceives you. 5For many will come in my name, claiming, ‘I am the Messiah,’ and will deceive many. 6You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. 7Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in various places. 8All these are the beginning of birth pains.

9“Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. 10At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, 11and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. 12Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, 13but the one who stands firm to the end will be saved. 14And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come.

15“So when you see standing in the holy place ‘the abomination that causes desolation,’a spoken of through the prophet Daniel—let the reader understand— 16then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 17Let no one on the housetop go down to take anything out of the house. 18Let no one in the field go back to get their cloak. 19How dreadful it will be in those days for pregnant women and nursing mothers! 20Pray that your flight will not take place in winter or on the Sabbath. 21For then there will be great distress, unequaled from the beginning of the world until now—and never to be equaled again.

22“If those days had not been cut short, no one would survive, but for the sake of the elect those days will be shortened. 23At that time if anyone says to you, ‘Look, here is the Messiah!’ or, ‘There he is!’ do not believe it. 24For false messiahs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect. 25See, I have told you ahead of time.

26“So if anyone tells you, ‘There he is, out in the wilderness,’ do not go out; or, ‘Here he is, in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it. 27For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. 28Wherever there is a carcass, there the vultures will gather.

29“Immediately after the distress of those days

“ ‘the sun will be darkened,

and the moon will not give its light;

the stars will fall from the sky,

and the heavenly bodies will be shaken.’b

30“Then will appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven. And then all the peoples of the earthc will mourn when they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory.d 31And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.

32“Now learn this lesson from the fig tree: As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out, you know that summer is near. 33Even so, when you see all these things, you know that ite is near, right at the door. 34Truly I tell you, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened. 35Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.

The Day and Hour Unknown

36“But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son,f but only the Father. 37As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. 38For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; 39and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. 40Two men will be in the field; one will be taken and the other left. 41Two women will be grinding with a hand mill; one will be taken and the other left.

42“Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. 43But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into. 44So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect him.

45“Who then is the faithful and wise servant, whom the master has put in charge of the servants in his household to give them their food at the proper time? 46It will be good for that servant whose master finds him doing so when he returns. 47Truly I tell you, he will put him in charge of all his possessions. 48But suppose that servant is wicked and says to himself, ‘My master is staying away a long time,’ 49and he then begins to beat his fellow servants and to eat and drink with drunkards. 50The master of that servant will come on a day when he does not expect him and at an hour he is not aware of. 51He will cut him to pieces and assign him a place with the hypocrites, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

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Thanks to Fay for the excellent article below.

http://www.fivedoves.com/letters/jan2017/fay115-2.htm

Fay (15 Jan 2017)
Excellent article from Breaking Israel News


Re the Biblical repercussions of attempting to divide the land of Israel.

Biblical Return of 70 Nations as Countries Gather in Paris to Condemn Israel

Nando

 

Biblical Return of 70 Nations as Countries Gather in Paris to Condemn Israel

“They have said: ‘Come, and let us cut them off from being a nation; that the name of Yisrael may be no more in remembrance.’ For they have consulted together with one consent; against Thee do they make a covenant.” Psalms 83:5-6 (The Israel Bible™)

High ranking officials from 70 nations of the world will gather in Paris on January 15th in an attempt to force Israel to accept a two-state solution with the Palestinian Authority. By so doing, they will be fulfilling a momentous Biblical prophecy foretold thousands of years ago.

When Israeli statesman Shimon Peres passed away in September, leaders and dignitaries from 70 nations gathered in Jerusalem to pay their last respects. The symbolism is no mere coincidence; the very same number of representatives will gather in Paris, but this time to deny the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel.

image: https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/rabbi-trugman-300×250-300×250.jpg
Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman (Courtesy)

“Everyone knows already what the purpose of the conference is: it will be used as another opportunity to try to impose a settlement on Israel and avoid direct negotiations between Israel and it’s neighbors,” Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman, director of Ohr Chadash Torah Institute, told Breaking Israel News. “What’s interesting is that it isn’t just one or two enemies with a specific grudge, like the Arabs or the Nazis. It is 70 nations, which in Torah terms, means all of the nations,” explained Rabbi Trugman.

Rabbi Shimon Apisdorf, a prominent Jewish educator and bestselling author, told Breaking Israel News that seeing 70 nations written in the headlines caught his attention.

“There is no question that the aspect of specifically 70 nations gathering is significant, the point being Israel is not one of them,” said Rabbi Apisdorf, citing the book of Numbers.

Lo, it is a people that shall dwell alone, and shall not be reckoned among the nations. Numbers 23:9

“We are fundamentally different,” stated Rabbi Apisdorf. “And as a light unto the nations, we are supposed to be separate and different.”

Rabbi Trugman understood a different message in the gathering of the 70 countries.

“There is no doubt this is a fulfillment of the prophecies that in the end of days, all the nations will come out against Israel,” noted the rabbi. He quoted the commentary of Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki, an 11th century French commentator known by the acronym ‘Rashi’, on the first verse in the book of Genesis.

“1,000 years ago, Rashi said that in the future, the nations of the world will come and say we stole the Land of Israel. This is precisely what we are seeing now,” Rabbi Trugman said. “The majority of the nations say we have no claim to Israel, and the rest say we only have a claim to a small section of Israel.”

“Rashi told us how to answer this claim,” said Rabbi Trugman. “We need to remind them that the same God who created the heaven and earth gave it to them, and then he took it from them and gave it to us.”

The concept of 70 nations has its source in the 70 grandsons of Noah listed in the Bible.

These three were the sons of Noach, and of these was the whole earth overspread. Genesis 9:19

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Jacob’s Ladder (Publisher of Bible Card/Wikimedia Commons)

According to Bereshit Rabbah, a collection of homiletical teachings compiled around 400 CE, each nation is appointed an angel, except for Israel, which is protected by God Himself. According to Midrash Tanchuma, homiletical teachings believed to have been compiled around 500 CE, Jacob’s vision was of these national angels ascending and descending a ladder, determining the fortune of their nations.

And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven; and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it. Genesis 28:12

Jacob’s vision is interpreted as a message that the nation of Israel was no longer part of this natural process. Though other nations will rise and fall, eventually disappearing into the sands of time, Israel will never disappear.

The concept of 70 nations also appears in reference to the 70 oxen offered in the Temple throughout Sukkot (the feast of the tabernacles) which the Talmud (Sukkah 55b) teaches are for the merit of the 70 nations.

In the wake of the recent United Nations Security Council resolution 2334 declaring Jewish housing in Judea, Samaria and East Jerusalem to be illegal, the outcome of the Paris conference seems certain. A two-state solution would call for Israel to relinquish territories conquered in the 1967 Six-Day War, and subsequently create a Palestinian State. This would include establishing a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem, thereby removing the Kotel (Western Wall) and the Temple Mount from Jewish control. It is unclear whether the 800,000 Jews living over the 1949 Armistice Lines, comprising approximately 13 percent of Israel’s Jewish population, will be required to relocate, as they were when the Israeli government dismantled the communities of Gush Katif in the Gaza Strip in 2005.

Even if the 70 nations at the conference decide in favor of the two-state solution it is unclear how this plan will be practically implemented. On January 20, five days after the conference is set to take place, Donald Trump will take the seat in Oval Office, and he has already made his opinion clear that, like Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, he believes the only solution to be face-to-face negotiations without pre-conditions between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Read more at https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/81577/return-70-nations-paris-condemn-israel/#E8OMhpuQBCcpYGxJ.99

Nov 13, 2016 The Lord answered Christians prayers but Trump is not our saviour

The Lord Jesus Christ answered the prayers of Christians who interceded in favor of Trump to win the election. As this wonderful article below clearly states God answered our prayers and prevented Mrs. Clinton from winning the presidency.

It is clear that plan of the evil one has been thwarted, but it would be naive to think that the prophetic word of God will not be fulfilled 100% as written.

The word tells us that these are the end times and that the Apocalypse is around the corner, so read the article below and continue praying for the intervention and protection of God for the believers and the Nation of Israel as things are going to get pretty rough in the days ahead.

Nando

http://www.raptureready.com/soap2/wasson171.html

Still Not Our Savior

By Donna Wasson


“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.” 1 John 2:15-16 (KJV)

“It is better to trust in the Lord than to put confidence in man.” Psalm 118:8 (KJV)

“Thus saith the Lord; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.” Jeremiah 17:5, 7 (KJV) (Emphasis mine)

Well, the fat lady sang and Jezebel was cast down from her high tower, spattering blood and guts all over the pavement for the dogs to lick up. Excuse me for mixing metaphors here, but you get the idea. Poor Hildabeast. The brass ring she’s worked 40+ years to grasp was at her fingertips, only to be snatched away by a neophyte with a spray-on tan and a bad comb over. Just think of all the animals sacrificed and infant blood consumed during those pot-luck, Spirit Cooking sessions she attended, in her quest for power; all wasted.

My son Ben gets the prize for the best description of the shocking upset of Donald Trump winning the presidency: “Well, now Hillary Clinton knows firsthand what it feels like to be aborted right before birth!” That’s my boy!

There are a few things about this election that the Lord wants me to point out to you, dear readers. First of all, there is no doubt the defeat of Hillary Clinton was a bona fide miracle resulting from Almighty God’s gracious answer to the pleas of His people all over the world. Do not forget that, and be sure to give glory to the One to whom glory is due.

According to WND, believers all across the world were corporately praying throughout election night, interceding, repenting, and begging for the mercy of God on this nation. The timing of when the election results began to turn around is astounding! Simply astounding. Our God reigns and DOES hear the prayers of His people. Please take a couple of minutes to read the following article.

http://mobile.wnd.com/2016/11/signs-of-divine-intervention-in-trump-victory/

However, despite this unfamiliar, delightful tinge of hope in the air, Trump is STILL not our savior. He is only one man, up against a House of Representatives and Senate filled with corrupt, globalist elite who live to engineer methods of lining their pockets through backroom deals, and who schemed to ensure he wasn’t elected. You’re deluding yourself if you think Mr. Trump will be able to keep 1/10th of his promises, even with a Republican congress. He plans to upset their applecart, “drain the swamp” so to speak, and they aren’t about to allow that!

He’s also going to have to continue to deal with a very angry liberal mainstream media who hates his guts, and will go to any length to derail his presidency before it even gets started.

Add to all that the thousands of liberals currently rioting and sniveling in their tai-soy, sugar-free lattes, while damaging the vehicles and businesses of hardworking Americans, all because things didn’t go their way for once. These people have nothing better to do than post vitriolic hatred on their Facebook pages and tweet whining appeals for someone to assassinate a man who was fairly elected, which is highly illegal. I hope the FBI identifies these panicking snowflakes and arrests them for making terroristic threats, just like they did when Obama was first elected!

I must admit, I remember the weeks-long demonstrations, riots and pillaging conservatives committed after both of Obama’s elections. Oh, wait…that’s right. There were no demonstrations or acting out! Conservatives tend to respect the rule of law and property rights. You know, the characteristics of grown-ups?

I’ve stated before that I greatly fear for this man’s life and that of his family. IF he lives to be sworn into office on January 20, 2017, the uphill battle he’ll be forced to wage during his tenure will make his election campaign look like a carefree vacation. I don’t know how anyone can possibly cope with that much resistance and subterfuge. Pray for him and for Vice President Pence. The enemy and minions of hell are gnashing their teeth in rage right now.

As you probably already know, these demonstrations against Trump’s election are being organized and funded by everyone’s favorite Nazi collaborator, George Soros. His anarchic organizations, MoveOn.org and BlackLivesMatter.org are behind bussing in and paying thousands of rioters to blend in with peaceful demonstrators to cause chaos. That’s pretty much all Soros knows how to do. Foment chaos and destruction. Dude really needs to get an honest job! So, what you’re seeing on your TV news is in large part, fake rage.

There are several scenarios that can result from this.

The parents of the millennials who are wasting time marching, could threaten to lock them out of the house if they don’t knock it off. That would be nice, but I don’t see that happening. The vast majority of the parents of these self-absorbed morons are left over, drug-addled hippies of the late 60’s and early 70’s, and are just as upset Hillary didn’t win. After all, they were really counting on that free college tuition for their little darlings!

I find it telling that Obama and Hillary aren’t speaking out against these rioters. Hmm, kinda makes me wonder if they’re colluding with Soros to allow destruction by their obvious silence. If either one of them were a true leader of any worth, they would make a joint appearance and tell the sensitive little crybaby brats to go home, and prepare to get one of the jobs that will hopefully come back to this country. No more sleeping in till noon.

If Obama and/or Hillary refuse to enter the fray and call for calm, you can lay the destruction at their feet. Will Obama allow and even tacitly encourage the riots to continue and spread, leading to a declaration of martial law? I put nothing past the man. He has but little time left to finish off America.

Then, there’s NATO, who continues to provoke and aggravate Russia by their build-up of military assets and hardware at Russia’s border. Contrary to mainstream media reports, WE are the aggressors in this frosty relationship. Putin is no angel, but he has demonstrated incredible restraint in the face of being bullied, threatened, maligned and nonsensically blamed for interference in America’s business.

We have NO right trying to depose Assad. NONE. Just like we had no business going into the Middle East to bomb and foment regime change in Egypt, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, etc. What the Bush and Obama administrations have done over there is ALL about the oil, folks. It’s all about a pipeline the globalists want to run through Turkey to supply Europe and cut Russia out of its main source of income. It’s not about trying to spread democracy. What a load! No, it’s all about greed, pure and simple. Innocent civilian deaths are just a part of doing business to these wicked leaders.

Will Obama and NATO continue to flick the ear of Putin, daring him to launch an attack in defense of his country, or that of his ally, Syria? The industrial military complex President Eisenhower warned us about in his final address to the American people, love nothing more than war and carnage. There’s lots of money to be made in the death and destruction of others, and they are salivating at the prospect of WWIII.

That’s one reason the Powers That Be hate Trump so much. He is a reasonable man who’s not interested in ruling the world. He’s genuinely interested in making deals with other countries that are in America’s favor, but which also benefit the other party. Oh, that this were a different era…I honestly believe he’s got the potential to be one of the greatest presidents this country has ever seen.

But, this time in history is NOT normal by any stretch. These are still the last days, people. God may have been merciful to block Hillary from office, but that doesn’t mean America will be turned around. Happy days are NOT here again. Sorry. Like I said, Donald Trump is only one man. Just a flawed human being up against impossible odds and increasing powers of darkness over this land.

You want to know why America will not be restored? Because we don’t deserve to be restored! That’s why! There is little to no repentance for our national sins and abominations against the God of our fathers. As clearly demonstrated from the election results, nearly half of the citizens of this country have been infected with Marxist/Communist ideology from our schools and universities over the last 50 years. The rest still cling to the Constitution, and at least have some respect for the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, even if they don’t consider Jesus to be their Lord and Savior.

Then, there are the Christians-in-name-only, who warm the cushy pews of the mega-churches and cathedrals, listening to a different gospel every week consisting of prosperity doctrine, or “loving” acceptance of all sorts of sinful lifestyles. You really believe God will hear to their prayers, when even THEY don’t see their need to repent and return to the basic tenets of the Bible?!

Do you realize how very small the remnant of true, God-fearing, Christ loving, cross-dragging Christians there are in America? Think about it. Seriously. It’s a pretty small club. That’s because membership is so expensive. It costs us everything to join and remain in good standing. To be considered, all hopes, dreams, desires, plans, flagrant sins, and ambitions have to be surrendered at the foot of the cross. Not only that, this commitment must be continually pondered and updated. We no longer live for ourselves or earthly things; our goal is to further the Kingdom of our Jesus.

It’s a mighty tough row to hoe, and most people just don’t want to live their lives like that. It ain’t fun sometimes! But, it is and will be well worth it in the end.

Were America filled with true Christians as described above, I do believe there would be great hope to restore this nation to its former glory and standing in the world as a shining beacon on a hill. But it’s not filled with believers like that. Not even close. Read the book of Jonah and see for yourself what it took to avert the judgment and destruction of Nineveh. Every single being with a heartbeat from royalty to the beasts of burden, was commanded by the King to fast and repent in sackcloth and ashes, for the sins of the city, and to beg God for mercy.

Can you see that happening in America? Did it happen after 9/11? Nope. That was a stern warning shot across the bow, but the churches were only filled for about 3 weeks until everyone returned to business as usual. Since 9/11, we’ve overthrown the historical basic unit of human families, traditional marriage between one man and one woman, in favor of sodomite unions.

Hillary Clinton and her crowd have no problem openly admitting their belief that murdering a full-term, viable baby, partially hanging out of the birth canal, is perfectly acceptable in their eyes. What’s the big deal? After all, in her words, the unborn have no rights. Tell that to the Creator, Hildabeast!

Nope, people, I’m sorry. America will not be turned around, nor restored. Nor, should it be. Why would anyone believe we garner God’s favor or deserve His blessing? Read your Bibles and pay attention to how He dealt with rebellious, wicked nations. He warned and warned the people through prophets; He allowed their crops/livestock to be destroyed; He sent destructive storms and disease to get their attention; when all else failed, He delivered them into the hands of their enemies. EVEN ISRAEL, His chosen people, were taken captive by the Assyrians and the Babylonians.

What in the world makes us think He won’t deal the same way with us?  In my ever so humble opinion, the Lord mercifully answered the plea of His people to keep Hillary Clinton out of office. This might possibly make life in the United States a little easier until judgment comes. Perhaps it will be worse. Perhaps Trump will end up being our worst nightmare, although I’ll admit it’s unlikely anyone could top the Hildabeast in that category.

All I know is America remains unrepentant and rebellious against a very Holy God. He’s watching right now to see who will put their faith and trust in the man, Donald Trump, to provide for and protect their future, and who will continue to look to Him for the same. I am delighted and relieved that Hillary didn’t win, but one fact remains:

Donald Trump is STILL not our Savior.

author: bensmomi99@gmail.com

Nando end

Nov 8, 2016 “Vote”. Please read this before voting!

The last two elections the USA voted in the most destructive and evil man to serve in the office of president.

The evil and corruption seen in this administration is beyond words to describe. It can only be stopped by voting for a candidate that is not Hillary Clinton.

The two articles below are excellent in their thorough understanding the Biblical principals governing the selection of leaders.

Nando

http://www.raptureready.com/soap2/wyett34.html

Brace for Impact

By Patrick Wyett

 

I write this just before the scheduled election of 2016, so I don’t know the outcome as yet. God does and so might you by the time you read this. From my spot in time, I offer a few observations. It will be either Hillary or Donald Trump for president. There are third party options but none are relevant as to the outcome except to pull votes away from the only two contenders. Some will not vote, allowing those who do to decide things.

Such a tact does not absolve one of responsibility in this matter, rather, it’s an abdication of duty as a citizen of this nation. To my fellow citizens, you are blessed to have the opportunity to vote, to live in a nation where our representatives and leaders seek such assent from the consent of the governed. In all nations throughout most of history, the concept of a person getting to cast a legitimate vote to decide the course of government was unthinkable. God has given us the right to do so here, a right wrested from tyranny at the price of patriot’s blood.

For conscience’ sake, vote. Honor the God of heaven with your vote and seek His discernment in doing so.

Some say there’s no real choice for president. I beg to differ. Donald Trump wasn’t my first, second, third or even fourth choice in the primary. But now he’s the only choice to defeat the demonstrably most vile, corrupt, criminal liar in the history of American politics. That’s a pretty high bar considering the last eight years.

As a side note, Barry Soetoro, aka Barack Hussein Obama, has been out campaigning on behalf of Hillary. What a sign of our wicked times; the most unqualified person to ever run for president supporting the most disqualified person to ever run for president. There is a certain consistency with evil.

“Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.” (Matthew 7:16-18)

What of the fruits of the candidates? Donald Trump is pro-life, pro-gun, wants to secure our borders from illegal invasion and seeks to put a halt to the insane importation of Islam into our nation and remove its destructive influence from government. More than words, he has surrounded himself with good people such as Mike Pence, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson and many others. Ted Cruz supports Mr. Trump.

Donald Trump has said, “I will protect (Christians)… because we’re not being protected,” and “a Trump administration, our Christian heritage will be cherished, protected, defended like you’ve never seen before.” Protected from the likes of the Clinton crime syndicate.

Speaking of which…

Hillary Clinton and the words “corrupt” and “evil” have become synonymous. Her fruit is well-known. She is a staunch supporter of any and all abortion, up to the birth of the child. She defends the baby slaughterhouses of Planned Parenthood and idolizes its racist founder, Margaret Sanger.

Hillary’s vocally anti-gun, not surprising from a Saul Alinsky Marxist. Learn from history or be victim to its repetition. The horrific government-sponsored massacres of the 20th century were preceded by civilian disarmaments.

The defenseless are so much easier to slaughter than the armed.

Hillary openly advocates for open borders (the destruction of our nation’s sovereignty), wants to greatly expand the importation of Muslims into the country, and champions the homosexual agenda.

I detailed her email-related treason and criminality in my last article, “As the World Burns.” More recent revelations have uncovered the sickening pedophile activities that both she and Bill have participated in. The information out there if you have the stomach for it. Key words “Jeffrey Epstein” and “Orgy Island.”

Read the first chapter of Romans. Hillary, by biblical definition, is a hater of God. And by simple human observation, a hater of America and of humanity. Her profane tirades are legion, one in particular related to me by a friend who personally endured one.

Hatred gushes from her mouth like an overflowing toilet without a shut-off valve.

Despite these things, I hear those claiming to be Christians supporting Hillary. This is a grave contradiction between word and action.

Jesus said:

“Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter (Holy Spirit) will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. And when he is come, he will reprove (reprimand) the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment.” (John 16:7-8)

Every true Christian has the Holy Spirit indwelling in us, giving us discernment of good and evil. This is not a gift of the Holy Spirit, it is an essential function. Those lacking discernment about Hillary Clinton have not the Holy Spirit within them. One can’t be in open rebellion against God and have a Christian faith. The two are diametrically opposed. We are to repent of evil, not vote for it.

I realize the gravity and implications of what I just wrote.

Yet I write the hard things that must be said to warn deceived people of the judgment that they face. If party or personal ideology take priority over God’s moral absolutes, these things are your god, not the one true God of the Bible.

“No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.” (Matthew 6:24)

Mammon usually in context refers to money but can apply to anything worldly and not of God. Dear ones, no true Christian can support Hillary Clinton. Yes I know of Donald Trump’s past. It’s his future that intrigues me. As I’ve detailed, he’s the best option. The last perfect man in an election lost to Barabbas 2000 years ago. Through His loss, we as Christians have won eternal life.

As for now, we have an obligation and duty to our faith and country. What’s that look like?

Is there a global conspiracy to rule the world?

Revelation certainly confirms this as Satan’s plan. Of interest, you’d have to be 58 years old or older to have voted in a presidential election year that hasn’t featured a Bush or Clinton running for president or vice-president. 1976 was the last time this wasn’t the case, save 2012 in which Hillary was secretary of state, personally enriching herself by selling influence to finance her current run at the White House.

1980; George HW Bush ran for president in the primary, lost to Ronald Reagan and became his running mate. 1984; George HW Bush, vice-president. 1988; George HW Bush, president. 1992; George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton, president. 1996; Bill Clinton, president. 2000; George W. Bush, president. 2004; George W. Bush, president. 2008; Hillary Clinton, president (lost in primary). 2012, Hillary Clinton part of the Obama team. 2016; Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, president.

Random coincidence?

Will Trump win? Despite the desperately skewed polls, I believe he has a decisive lead in the popular vote. In our lawless government, that might not be enough.

My feeling is the only way that Hillary can win is by massive voter fraud, the likes of which we’re already seeing and has been verified as a core campaign strategy throughout Hillary’s criminal run. Just ask Bernie. Or Donald.

Look up videos from Project Veritas for an inside look and admission of such tactics, going back many years. Let me give you a brief preview.

Scott Foval, a point man for Hillary and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) for such things as inciting violence at Trump rallies and facilitating voter fraud, was fired from his position only after the Project Veritas videos came out. Please note, he wasn’t fired because he did these things.

These actions are what he was paid to do. Such illegal, immoral and unethical conduct was his job duty as assigned by Hillary and the DNC with their full knowledge and oversight.

Foval was fired only because he got caught admitting to what he was doing and who was directing him. You think he might still be doing the same things, just getting paid by a different route? I bet he keeps his mouth shut from now on.

Whoever wins, there will be blowback. This nation is divided much as it was prior to the Civil War. In some ways more so.

Much can still happen between now, the election and the inauguration of a new president. It will not be a smooth transition, if indeed there is one.

Theories abound as to what is yet to come. Take comfort in knowing that nothing surprises God. He never scratches His head and blurts, “Wow, I never saw that coming.” All-knowing, omniscient, omnipresent, all-powerful, and invincible. Loving and merciful, yet righteous and holy. Those who execute evil plans play right into God’s master plan.

Sin will be judged, evil will be vanquished. Fear not for the things that must yet come. Heaven awaits.

Don’t place your faith in election outcomes, put your faith, all of it, in Jesus. The King is coming!

But until then, until you see Him with your own eyes, be about your Father’s business. Light and salt my friends. As Patrick Henry said, “The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.”

Elections are barometers in the battle of good versus evil. Let us see how November 8 is decided.

That said, brace for impact.

Patrick

patrickwyett@excite.com

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Nando

http://www.raptureready.com/featured/graham/g459.html

Choosing a Leader

By Nathele Graham

 

The Bible is rich with examples of men who were chosen by God for leadership. All of these men surprise us because none were perfect. For Instance, Moses was a very reluctant leader. He was born to Hebrew parents, but raised in Pharaoh’s court.

One day Moses saw an Egyptian beating a Hebrew and he killed the Egyptian. Because of this he fled to the land of Midian, where he lived for forty years. He may have run from Pharaoh, but he could not run from God.

Neither can we. No matter what sin we commit, God knows and you cannot hide from Him. God knew where Moses was and when the time was right He chose to use Moses to lead the Hebrews out of captivity. Did Moses enthusiastically agree? No. Moses had lots of excuses why he couldn’t do the job for which he was chosen.

“And Moses said unto God, Who am I, that I should go unto Pharaoh, and that I should bring forth the children of Israel out of Egypt?” (Exodus 3:11)

Moses didn’t see himself as worthy of this task God asked him to do. God kept talking to Moses and urging him to obey.

“And Moses answered and said, But, behold, they will not believe me, nor hearken unto my voice: for they will say, The LORD hath not appeared unto thee.” Exodus 4:1. Moses kept coming up with excuses, but God saw leadership qualities in him.

“And Moses said unto the LORD, O my Lord, I am not eloquent, neither heretofore, nor since thou hast spoken unto thy servant: but I am slow of speech, and of a slow tongue.” Exodus 4:10.

Moses just kept coming up with excuses, until finally he asked God to send anyone but him.

“And he said, ‘O my Lord, send, I pray thee, by the hand of him whom thou wilt send.’” (Exodus 4:13.) This verse reads clearer in other translations, such as the NET Bible: “But Moses said, ‘O my Lord, please send anyone else whom you wish to send!’”

God was determined that it was Moses who needed to go to Pharaoh, and eventually Moses went. The rest is history. The Hebrews were set free and eventually did make it to the Promised Land, although Moses wasn’t allowed to enter.

“And the LORD spake unto Moses and Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to sanctify me in the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land which I have given them.” (Numbers 20:12)

Today there is much fighting over possession of that land, but God gave it to Israel forever. They will have full possession of it one day.

King David was a great leader. The prophet Samuel was sent by God to Bethlehem to anoint the one who would replace Saul as king of Israel. He went to Jesse, who had eight sons; one of those sons would be chosen. The seven sons who were the obvious choice from man’s perspective were brought before Samuel.

“But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7)

When choosing leaders, that’s an important point: Look at their character. The Lord had chosen the youngest son, David, to eventually become king. The time David spent tending his sheep had been training for leadership and for battle. Sheep are unruly and tend to wander. David had to be watchful and alert to protect his flock from predators. He honed his skills for battle and did in fact kill a lion and a bear who were after the sheep.

David also learned to play beautiful music and write Psalms; he loved the Lord with all his heart. Because he was very young when Samuel anointed him, David didn’t take the throne until after King Saul died. It wasn’t a smooth rise to the throne. When King Saul had bad moods he would try to kill him, but David would play music to soothe Saul’s troubled soul.

After David became king he proved himself to be a powerful leader. He won many battles with enemies of Israel, but his life was still filled with turmoil. Even though he loved God he still had failures. Bad decisions in his personal life caused him to fall deep into sin. Lust for Bathsheba and her subsequent pregnancy prompted him to put her soldier husband on the frontlines of battle where he was sure to be killed.

Uriah’s death allowed David to marry Bathsheba, but the child she gave birth to died. When the prophet Nathan brought David’s sin to his attention, David didn’t lie to cover up his sin or try to make his sin seem right, but he was brokenhearted. He cried out to God and asked for forgiveness.

“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.” (Psalm 51:10).

If only we had leaders like David today, our nation would be much healthier. Today we see scandal after scandal being covered up, excused, and ignored. Voters don’t seem to expect integrity from candidates anymore.

Moving into the New Testament we can see the transformation of Peter. He was rash and always seemed to say the wrong thing. He had no tact! Others may have thought the same thoughts, but Peter blurted it right out. Peter was part of Christ’s “inner circle” and was present at the transfiguration, and when Jairus’ daughter was brought back to life, and at the Olivet Discourse. Still, Peter isn’t the disciple you would think would be the one to rise to leadership. He followed Jesus for three years, but hid in fear during the crucifixion, and even denied knowing Jesus.

Our Lord knew Peter’s capabilities and after the resurrection Jesus made sure that Peter was restored to fellowship. Peter was broken over his actions and his fears. Jesus told Peter what he was called to do, and from then on Peter assumed leadership.

“He saith unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Lovest thou me: And he said unto him, Lord, thou knowest all things; thou knowest that I love thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed my sheep.” John 21:17.

No, Peter was never a pope, but he was an obedient servant who loved Jesus and came to serve him in spite of his weaknesses. It was Peter who stood up on the day of Pentecost and gave an eloquent sermon in which he spoke deep truth and quoted Scripture with authority.

“Ye men of Israel, hear these words; Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him in the midst of you, as ye yourselves also know.” (Acts 2:22)

Thus began the sermon. Peter was no longer hiding in fear, but boldly speaking about Jesus. He ended by saying, “Therefore let all the house of Israel know assuredly, that God hath made that same Jesus, whom ye have crucified, both Lord and Christ.” (Acts 2:36)

After hearing Peter speak, 3,000 people were convicted of their sin and came to salvation. God knew what great things Peter would accomplish… He saw what he could be, not what he was. A strong leader is one who allows himself to be changed by Jesus, and Peter is a prime example.

On the other hand there are evil leaders. A pair that stands out in Old Testament history is King Ahab and his wife Jezebel. These two brought pagan worship to new heights and, if possible, Jezebel was worse than her husband. She even arranged the murder of Naboth who owned a small vineyard but Ahab wanted it. Naboth loved his land and refused to sell it to Ahab, and Ahab went into a pout. Jezebel said not to worry, that she would get the vineyard for Ahab.

“So she wrote letters in Ahab’s name, and sealed them with his seal, and sent the letters unto the elders and to the nobles that were in his city, dwelling with Naboth.” (1 Kings 21:8)

Today we might see this as an email scandal. The letters directed that false witnesses were to lie about Naboth and claim he committed blasphemy. Jezebel’s orders were carried out and Naboth was stoned to death. Ahab and Jezebel are not unlike some politicians today.

“But there was none like unto Ahab, which did sell himself to work wickedness in the sight of the LORD, whom Jezebel his wife stirred up. And he did very abominably in following idols, according to all things as did the Amorites, whom the LORD cast out before the children of Israel.” (1 Kings 21:25-26)

They were an evil pair. Given a choice, no nation should choose anyone similar to Ahab or Jezebel to lead them.

Moses, David, Peter, and others, were chosen to do God’s work on earth. Moses, a Hebrew, was raised and educated by Egyptians in Pharaoh’s court. This gave him understanding of the Egyptian ways. He was able to approach Pharaoh several times and eventually lead the Hebrews out of captivity.

David was a shepherd boy who practiced skills of defense while watching the sheep. He killed a lion and a bear while protecting his flock, so he had no fear when facing Goliath. All of this honed him to be king over Israel. Peter was brash, but Jesus saw the diamond in the rough and worked with Peter’s quirks in order for Peter to become a trusted leader.

“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.” (Psalm 1:1-2)

A leader in any walk of life is stronger if he obeys God, especially if that leader intends to run a nation. When electing a leader find out if that person embraces ungodly practices of abortion or homosexuality or murder. Spurn them if they do. Does the person support Israel? Do they serve a god or God Almighty

These are important questions along with moral questions of lies and consistent scandals concerning associations with proven rape and other sexual improprieties. Never vote for a person who resembles Jezebel or Ahab.

Nations are a business. Money comes in and goes out. Negotiations must be made in order to encourage trade among other nations and to forestall war. America is no different. Over the last 8 years our national debt has soared, pagan practices have been embraced, and anyone who believes in God Almighty is considered a hater. And our nation is less safe than ever before.

America will soon vote for the next president and Christians must vote. Base your vote on God’s principles. Do we want Jezebel running this nation? We have one candidate who, like Moses and David, seems to have been in leadership training throughout his life. Like Peter he is outspoken, but is a born leader. The other candidate bears more of a resemblance to Jezebel who aided and abetted her husband, Ahab in pure evil. Neither candidate is perfect, but brothers and sisters, vote wisely.

There will be no perfect leader on this earth until Jesus Christ returns and sets up His kingdom. That will happen. Until then we have to choose mortal men to lead. Pray about your vote, and vote by God’s guidance.

God bless you all,

Nathele Graham

twotug@embarqmail.com

www.straitandnarrowministry.com

ron@straitandnarrowministry.com

Ron Graham’s previous commentaries archived at http://www.raptureready.com/featured/graham/graham.html

All original Scripture is “theopneustos” (God breathed).

 

Nando end

Written by twelvebooks

November 8, 2016 at 9:10 am