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I have been talking to the Lord about

what will be happening in 2009...

 

The Lord does not like to keep secrets,

and loves to share with all of us

as much as we can bear...

 

The Bible is loaded with facts,

and we are still touching

only the surface of what is there...

 

The disciples asked questions,

as shown in Matt 23 and 24

about what was to happen when....

 

Last year the Lord explained several kind of

DEPARTURES we would see ...

 

we saw both kind of departures in the year...

 

This year the Lord has told me

we will have a

HAIRRY year...

 

note the spelling...

and there is a reason for that spelling...

the Lord and I had a long talk this morning,

and it was very revealing...

 

each of the letters in 'hairry'

stand for something we will see in 2009...

 

and I will explain what God has shown me

in the next few days...

 

Remember almost a year ago,

when we were discussing 'departures'...

and I think we all wondered just how that would be

spelled out in reality...

 

I remember, that I hoped one of the departures

would be 'rapture' departure of the saints...

but that is not what the Lord meant, nor what

He explained to us even in the beginning...

but I was hoping for a 'surprise' departure...

 

Likewise, with this 'HAIRRY' description of

some events to happen in 2009,

we could look at parts of it and hope it

refers to the rapture...

but...

we will not be able to be sure,

for the Lord is not wanting us to have definite

info on the time of the rapture,

but wants us to be ready each day...

 

but there will still be hope...

 

 


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 There will be a 'hardness' increase on some.... This hardness will bring a greater chance of being in the harvest of tares, for their spirits will resist the Holy Spirit and His conviction, His voice... till they cease to recognize the voice of the Lord...  This hardness will cause many to sin the unpardonable sin.  There will be more with the unpardonable sin in these days than ever before.

   Attack from those that are hardening their spirits against the true saints of God will come.  Attacks will be verbal, physical, and spiritual.

   Intercession of the saints will increase, for the need of an intercessor for those hardening their hearts.  Intercession must be made for those who have not yet sinned the unpardonable sin, so as to give the Lord opportunity to have mercy once more on their souls.

   Repentance of many will begin... There will be a revival of tears and repentance of many, due to the mercy of the Lord coming just before the judgment of the church.  There will be great specatacles of repentance, with the anxiousness for forgiveness so great on many, that they will not be able to postpone repentance to a more 'suitable' time for such.

   Restoration of much power that the church should always have had... There will be healings, miracles, salvation of souls, visions, dreams, etc...

   This stands for the 'Yeshua', the Gk form of Jesus... He will reveal Himself in great ways to the church.  I do not understand the fullness of the meaning of this Name for the year... but for some reason, God says that the name of Yeshua will be prominent in His dealings with mankind in the year.

 

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The hardness is seen,

we do not want to experience that...

but many are hardening in their sin...

 

we see sins of tongue being explained...

some read and feel no conviction for their sins...

they are hardening in rejection of what the Word

teaches on sins of the tongue...

 

Some steal what does not belong...

lie about it...

excuse it, defend it, deny it...

and go on and on...

 

Some reject truth,

have no Scripture to defend their rejection,

but do not want to believe what the Bible says,

so they harden in their rejection...

 

We see hardening  more and more...

 

The attack is growing too...

they call us false prophets,

they say we are demonic...

they falsely accuse...

but

the 'attack' will get worse...

there will be physical, and other kinds of

attack soon...

 

already, the thoughts are entering their mind...

what is conceived in the mind will be

soon be sought to be fulfilled..

 

The next few days will be eventful...

we are to the end of the 08 year...

the devil is anxious...

 


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Intercession would be

good to start today...

 

you will see that this will be a vital

part to our year coming...

but no magical division time happens

on N.Y. eve...

these things are already beginning,

some of 08s are still completing...

 

intercession

will be vital this coming year...

and of course, it was important before

09... it is getting a much stronger need

for it though now...

because of 'events' we see happening...


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Speaking of attack,

I have heard report of another web site,

one that is angry at true Christians that

left that site due to unchristian behavior

and attitudes there,

may be sending out computer

virus' when one logs onto their site...

 

while this is being investigated,

I caution everyone to be careful...

 

it may be

or probably is

aimed at certain ones...

 

but

 mistakes are made...

so be very careful...

 

and no,

we are not going to do the same...

LOL...

 

when they crucified Jesus,

the disciples did not set up crosses

and start crucifying

the high priests and

romans...

 

rather,

they won some of them to Jesus...

 

I like the latter method best... LOL

 

and though some may  be doing what

we were foretold for 09, i.e.

hardness, attack...

we need to do what we were told...

'intercede'

 

we will intercede...

and investigage...

 

what we know so far

is that a virus-like  attack

occurred

immediately after visit to

such site,

 

and

that the one of them  there

has gotten instruction on

how to do such things...

 

attacks will be getting more and

more physical...

to harm a computer of another

takes a different kind of hardness...

it can grow step by step

to greater and greater hardness...

 

Jesus likened anger to murder...

lust to adultery...

for one is just the beginning stage

of the latter...

 

we can see illustrated lessons in

these...

 

 

stay tuned .. and we will

let you know what we learn...

 

 


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Tomorrow is the last day of 08...

I plan to add more to this thread then...

 

God has much to share with us...

and we can be certain of what He tells us...

 

God does not want us to be uncertain or unhappy.

Not knowing, or being uncertain in

what is happening in the world

can make us feel strained and unhappy...

Matthew 5:12

"Rejoice and be exceeding glad..."

James 1:5

"If any of you lack wisdom,

 let him ask of God,

 Who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not;

and it shall be given him..."

 

Certainty does exist.

 God wants us to have it!

God wants to share much information with us...

and we can watch Him illustrate the truths

He shares...

 

He does not scold us for asking for it!

 He will give it liberally!

 

Do not believe the lies of the devil

and of many so-called "scholars"

 who add doubt, despair,

and the lie that you cannot know much

with real assurance...

 

Certainty exists in Christ.

We discover these certainties as we serve Him

and as we study His Word.

 

 The Holy Spirit will confirm truth to us...

 

 The Holy Scriptures will harmonize as never

 before in our minds when we reach real truth...

 

The faith in our hearts will be so great

that we can speak the truths

we have learned with

certainty, fortitude, and assuredness...


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here is some interesting news

as we enter 09

 

Dec. 30 (Bloomberg) --

 Hundreds of small earthquakes have struck Yellowstone National Park in the western U.S. during the past four days, the “most intense” series of tremors in the area in “some years,” the University of Utah reported.

Earthquakes are common in Yellowstone, which averages 1,000 to 2,000 tremors a year, and its 10,000 geysers and hot springs are the result of geologic activity, the Salt Lake City-based university said in a statement on its Web site. The park covers sections of Wyoming, Idaho and Montana.

“This is not any indicator” of an imminent threat, Robert Smith, a professor of geology and geophysics, said in a telephone interview from Jackson Hole, Wyoming. “It’s part of the ongoing activity of Yellowstone being an active and alive volcanic system.”

The university’s network of 28 seismographs in the area started picking up the tremors on Dec. 26, and more than 250 quakes have been recorded since then -- including nine greater than magnitude 3.0 and about 24 between magnitude 2.0 and 3.0. Some visitors have reported feeling the quakes.

Seismologists are trying to determine if the tremors are being caused by fault movements, the university said. The biggest quake was a magnitude 3.9 recorded at 10:15 p.m. local time on Dec. 27, when the largest number of tremors of magnitude 3.0 or more was recorded.

Centered on Lake

The quakes, which are as much as a few miles deep, are taking place beneath Yellowstone Lake, about 3 to 6 miles (5 to 10 kilometers) south-southeast of Fishing Bridge, Wyoming. They are centered on the east side of the Yellowstone volcanic caldera.

A 7.9-magnitude quake that struck Alaska on Nov. 4, 2002, triggered hundreds of earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 or less in Yellowstone about 17 hours later, the university said.

The university operates a seismograph network in Yellowstone with the National Park Service and the U.S. Geological Survey, its partners in the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory. About 3.15 million people visited the park in 2007.

Yellowstone is home to the world’s largest active caldera, or volcanic depression. The cataclysmic eruption that led to the creation of the 1,750-square-mile caldera -- a so-called “supervolcano” -- took place 640,000 years ago, leaving ash as far away as Louisiana, according to a fact sheet published by the observatory’s Web site.

Last Eruption

There have been smaller eruptions since then, most recently 70,000 years ago.

A magnitude-7.5 earthquake struck just outside the park in 1959, killing 28 people. Hazards over the next few hundred years “will most probably be limited to ongoing geyser and hot spring activity, occasional steam explosions, and moderate to large earthquakes,” according to the fact sheet.

“There’s this common idea that the supervolcano is about to erupt,” Smith said. “People take the fact we’ve had three eruptions and they average those numbers and they say we’re on track for another one. Just because there’s been three giant eruptions doesn’t meant they are going to erupt every time like this.”

To contact the reporter on this story: Chris Dolmetsch in New York at cdolmetsch@bloomberg.net.

Last Updated: December 30, 2008 17:02 EST

end of news story

 

The reason I put this here,

is to give the facts on this...

 

notice that they downplay any concern

on a giant volcanic eruption from this...

and it is possible that this will not be

one of the gigantic eruption sites to

occur soon...

and I don't expect this to happen in the

next few days...

but soon, three gigantic volcanic eruptions

will occur.. and this may be the site of one

of them...

 

it has happened before,

long ... long ... ago...

but it is due to erupt again...

and signs are pointing to it possibly

being one of the three soon to happen...

 


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The year 2009 will be a very

EVENTFUL year..

 

Much is going to happen in 09

 

Years past,

we would look over the year,

and point at a few events that showed

that Jesus' coming was nearer...

 

but in 09,

we are going to have sign after sign...

event after event that will startle the world

and startle even the saints...

 

The Lord has explained it will be a

hairry year...

 

The hardness of many against Christians

will be shocking, it is already starting...

 

Callousness rather than conviction will be seen.

 

Where is the conviction of the Spirit

on those who lie, steal, falsely accuse,

???

instead of conviction,

we are seeing anger, bitterness,

they are conceiving evil deeds to do to

the children of God,

and some of those conceptions will

be made into action in this year...

 

hardness will become attack...

and not just verbal attack...

 

the world will attack the church greater

than ever before in this country....

 

We must therefore,

begin or continue to INTERCEDE

as never before...

 

pray for those who despitefully abuse

you...

pray for govt leaders, even when they

do un-Christian things...

for the enemy is demonic...

the humans are being used...

but can still repent...

 

REPENTANCE will come from some..

some of the hard ones will break under

the work of the Spirit in their lives...

 

the thief on the cross was a hardened sinner..

but He repented....

the other thief hardened...

we will see both in this year...

 

the hardened and the repentant...

 

RESTORATION will also take place...

God is going to restore in many ways...

I cannot begin to list the many ways...

 

this word 'restoration' at the end of the year,

will be FULLER of meaning than

the word 'departures' became in 08....

 

the many ways that God will 'restore'

are going to astound and make each

marvel at what God is doing...

 

What God will be doing in each of our lives

can be described as RESTORATION...

 

the final thing is

the Y...

standing for Yeshua...

the name of Jesus...

 

we shall learn more about that

part later...

 

for now....

don't get distracted by the

hardness and attack...

that part is the part satan is inspiring

and using to try to discourage us...

 

God is calling for the

intercession, and repentance...

 

God will do then the

restoration and Yeshua...

 

The first two... 'h' and 'a'

are the devil's work...

 

the 'i' and 'r'

are our part...

 

then God does the 'r' and 'y'...

 

We will see all three working this year..

we can only endure the devil's part

if we do our part...

and as we do our part,

we will defeat the devil's part,

and receive the Lord's part...

 

is that perfectly clear?

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Welcome to 2009...

 

 

a year of events,

 

a year we are to

INTERCEDE, REPENT...

and

expect the Lord to

RESTORE..

 

 


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Some may like to have the

winning lottery numbers foretold

for the new year...

some would like specifics as to

what day to turn on the news and know

ww3 was starting that day....

 

that is not the kind of prophetic

announcements we find the Lord

normally gives...

 

He is being specific as He chooses,

not as mockers would choose...

 

Last year when He said it would be a

year of departures,

that seemed so vague...

so non specific...

but

today, we can see why God chose

to give it in that form...

for through the year, we watched as

He illustrated what He meant...

and it grew in meaning daily ...

 

if He had been far more specific and spelled

out just what all He was talking about...

we would not have believed it...

we would have blamed fulfillment on the

fact it had been specifically spelled out,

as though I made it happen by predicting  it...

 

This way, we know that God foreknew so well

what He meant in the beginning of the year,

and we see what it all meant now...

 

This year seems to be much the same...

for the words

hardening, attack, restoration... even Yeshua

seem vague and yet, I know,

God knows  and will be illustrating through the

year what He means...

 

even the word 'intercession' is vague a bit...

we know its basic meaning,

but I would venture that by the end of the

year, God will illustrate so well with that ...

that its meaning will be far more complete

than today...

 

don't mind the mockers...

they have been around as long as

God has been giving prophetic words..

 

in the garden, the serpent mocked

God's words then...

and we can find similar mocking

in the ages since ... up till now...

 

I don't need to be concerned with the mocking...

God has us pay attention to His word,

 


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Mocking of God's message

is mocking God...

 

it is easy and permissible to mock

my words...

and obviously, they think they are

mocking me...

but it is mocking God if the message is

from God...

 

Psalms 1 refers to

those who 'sit in the seat of the scornful'

 

if they are right...

they can mock fearlessly...

if they are wrong,

they offend the Spirit...

 

since, I just pass on the message,

it is God's word some mock...

so, I let Him handle it...

 

the message from God is

that this will be a 'H.A.I.R.R.Y.'

year...

so far it is proving very true...


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To answer the critics

who do not comprehend the 'H.A.I.R.R.Y.

nature of this Poetic prophecy

Poetry is verbal composition, imaginative, and expressive... it is emotional and rhythmic in form.

Many O.T. prophets were educated in ‘schools of the prophets’... Samuel had one, Elijah had another, and Isaiah had another school of the prophets...

It is taught in rabbinic teachings, that these schools taught the young prophets to first get the crowd of hearers to sing, to worship... and then came the Word of God which was chanted in poetic form, and finally, the prophet, blessed and inspired by the worship and the Word, would prophesy to the people...

The music and Word were taught first...

Poetry had much importance in Hebrew worship...

Poetry, like music, is not necessarily in metrical form, and the understanding most of us have today of poetry makes us less likely to appreciate the abundance of poetry in the Bible...

But, as prophets, on this board, perhaps we should take a look at poetry, for it was very prominent amidst the prophets..

Since the Bible is regarded pre-eminently as a revelation of the Divine mind, the attention has been fixed as to its content, and the style of its presentation has been too much ignored... And since the Bible was written mainly in Hebrew and Greek, the poetical expressions though many, are not readily seen due to the translation into different languages.

The aim of the Bible writers, and the aim of the prophets as they spake, was communication of God’s messages. So, many think it inconsistent with that goal for the writer to take the time to insert a style of poetic form.

But a study of the Bible, contains much poetic style... It is less conspicuous than the poetry styles that we are familiar with today... Bible poetry lacks the close adherence to the formal rules as characterizes Breek, Arabic, or English poetry. The authors of the Bible wrote as they did, due to feeling deep in their emotions, dictating a poetry of beauty, though not by modern day rules of poetry...

Hebrew poetry is void of meter (in the strict sense), and void of rhyme (except in isolated cases).

Preachers today, often in style of delivery of their sermons are heard to unconsciously express themselves in what may be called rhythmic sentences. As in music, in poetic sermons, the repetition of short and long syllables, adds relish and emphasis to sermons...

In the most aggressive and emotional parts of a sermon, this rhythmic poetry can be heard...

It is as the poem by Dryden...

"With ravished ears,

The monarch hears,

Assumes the gods,

Affects the nods."

In the Bible there is not just verbal rhythm, but logical rhythm...

It is called parallelism, being the recurring of symmetrically constructed sentences, and sometimes not rhyming of sounds, but similarity of ideas...

Let me show some of the kinds of parallelism of poetry in the Bible...

1. synonymous..

The same thing is repeated in different words..

Psalms 36:5

"Thy lovingkindness reaches to the heavens.

Thy faithfulness to the clouds..."

This kind of poetry if found in great abundance throughout the psalms...

.2. Antithetic

the opposite thing is repeated...

Proverbs 10:1

"A wise son gladdens his father...

But a foolish son grieves his mother..."

3. synthetic

the second phrase adds something fresh to the first, or explains the first...

Psalms 19:8

"The precepts of Jehovah are right, rejoicing the heart....

The commandments of Jehovah are pure, enlightening the eyes...

The judgments of Jehovah are true and righteous altogether...

More to be desired are they than gold, yea that much fine gold..."

4. palilogical

one or more of the words of the first are repeated as an echo in the second...

Nahum 1:2

"Jehovah is a jealous God and avenges...

Jehovah avenges and is full of wrath.....

Jehovah takes vengeance on His adversaries...

And He reserves wrath for His enemies..."

And other forms of parallelism are found... but I will not take the time to illustrate them...

But none the less, the Hebrew form of poetry abounds in the Bible, and is found especially in prophetic use...

Acrostics are often found in the Bible...

Herein each verse or group of verses start with successive letters of the alphabet........

The first psalm learned by school children in Bible days was Psalms 119, in which each group of verses started with one of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet... and by the time they had memorized by rote the whole psalm, they knew the alphabet...

We also have alphabetical acrostics in Psalms 9, 34, 37, Proverbs 31, Lamentations 1-4, and in chapter 5 of Lamentations, the number of verses agrees with that of the Hebrew alphabet.

The prophetic poetry is found often in the Bible, where the prophet is under the inspiration of God, and the message comes out in poetic form. The inspired prophecies of Jeremiah are wholly poetical, and the prose parts of the book are his interpretations of what God has told him... A very large proportion of the prophecies of the O.T. are poetical in form and substance.

Some have divided the poetry of the Bible into two classes...

1. lyrical poetry (used mainly in worship)

Psalms, Song of Solomon, and Lamentations...

2. didactic poetry (used mainly in teaching)

Job, Proverbs, and Ecclesiastes

Poetry abounds outside those books though...

We have examples of poetry in Genesis 4:23, Genesis 49, Exodus 15, Numbers 21:14, 27-30, Deuteronomy 32, Joshua 10:12-14, Judges 5, Judges 9:8-15, I Samuel 2:1-10, II Samuel 1, 3:33, II Samuel 23...

In the N.T. we have poetry... from Mary, Elisabeth, Zacharias, Simeon, and the angels... and John the Baptist gives poetic sermons that can in no way be mistaken for prose...

Jesus’ sermons often are poetic in form ... with examples of synonymous (Matthew 10:24), antithetic (Luke 6:41), synthetic (Luke 9:23, Matt. 6:7), forms of parallelism...

If many inspired prophecies of the prophets, many utterances of N.T. personalities, are poetic, would it not be wise to assume that God had inspired the poetic deliverance of such...???

And if preachers today, speak poetic parallelism that is especially found in anointed preaching, can we judge... ???

I have been critically attacked for ‘centering’ my posts, which I guess some think gives it a poetic look... It does not rhyme, but I guess in Bible poetic style it could be seen as similar in parallelism... but my intent was not poetry... but if it had been, it would have been definitely proper...

The Bible is full of prophecy, God seem s to have a liking for parallelism styles of poetry... and even rhyming forms of poetry on rare occasions... If the Bible is inspired, and is filled with ‘style’... "style", and more "style" can we be critical of such things in todays preachers and prophets...

How many songs do we sing in church that are poetic, rhyming... poetry...

"Jesus loves me..

This I know...

For the Bible

Tells me so..."

And from that one, we have sang many, many rhyming poems to God...

Did He mind the poetic forms?

If He does mind, we are in trouble...

But if He doesn’t mind the poetry in music

how do we criticize poetry in sermons and prophecies...???...

The symbol of the ‘fish’ was

an early symbol of Christianity..

Each letter of the word ‘icthus’ in

Greek stood for a word...

The letters were the first letter of the words,

Jesus, Christ, Son of God, Savior...

The word ‘hairry’ is the first letter of

several words God used to describe 

 the kind of year we are to see in 09...

 

These are all poetic forms,

and though we in our culture think all

poetic forms should be ‘rhymes’,

there are many other poetic forms.

God seems to love various forms of poetry.


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The Book of Revelation

contains some startling things...

God promises blessings for those who read and study

it, and mentions that if we do,

we can avoid the 'plagues' written therein...

 

in studying this I found seven plagues

that can be avoided by the church....

 

SEVEN PLAGUES OF THE CHURCH

 There are many examples in the Bible of plagues being sent upon people in the Bible. We read these and yet, there is little awareness of the fact that plagues still afflict people today. Most realize that the tribulation period is abundant with plagues on the sinners. Why are Christians not aware of the plagues that are for the church age, and in fact, are for those in the congregations of our own time.

There are spiritual laws, and the law of sowing and reaping are still in effect today.

Galatians 6:7 (KJV)

"Be not deceived, God is not mocked; for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap."

 

There are many who are deceived. They think that they can sow bitterness, spiritual abuse against others, lies, anger, gossip, strife, etc. in the church, and God will look the other way. God takes sin very seriously. What Christians sow, they will reap... the same as for those who have never been saved. The Bible is full of warnings.

Revelation 22:18-19 (NKJV)

"For I testify to everyone

who hears the words

of the prophecy of this book:

 If anyone adds to these things,

God will add to him the plagues

that are written in this book;

and if anyone takes away from

 the words of the book

 of this prophecy,

 God shall take away

his part from the Book of Life,

 from the Holy City,

 and from th things

which are written in this book."

 

This prophecy is written for the church age,

and shows that God still uses plagues on people

 in this age.

 We would like to delegate plagues

 to the Old Testament,

 to the tribulation, or to just the non-religious.

 It makes us uncomfortable to think of plagues

 on the Christian church,

 the ones in our own midst.

 However, we must rightly divide the Word of God,

 and honestly look at what the Scriptures say.

 

The Greek word for "plague"

 is the word - "plege".

This word means "wound", "stripe", "stroke", and "calamity".

 

The Lord does chasten those that He loves with "stripes." To the church at Laodicea, which represents the predominant church of the last days, the Lord Jesus says:

Revelation 3:19 (NKJV)

"As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten; be zealous therefore and repent."

This shows that the purpose of plagues

 is the chastening of the people.

 

 The Lord sends plagues to make some lethargic, apathetic, rebellious ones to become more zealous of repentance and to change from their sinful ways. The Lord sends plagues to make them realize God's displeasure, and lack of blessing. When plagues are sent by God, some will repent. Therefore the purpose of God in plaguing His people is to bring them back to Him in repentance.

Hosea 5:15 (KJV)

"...in their affliction,

 they will seek Me early (first)..."

Let us look into the description of the church age for the plagues that would afflict us in this time. In Revelation 2 and 3, there are some sins mentioned within the church ages. These often have the plague identified, that will afflict those with those sins.

1. THE SIN = LOSS OF FIRST LOVE /

THE PLAGUE = REMOVAL OF CHURCH

 

Revelation 2:5 (NKJV)

"Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent, and do the first works, or else I will come to you quickly and remove your lampstand from its place; unless you repent..."

 

The sin that brings this plague to such churches is the sin of leaving the "first love", as in this church of Ephesus. There are many churches that are known for spiritual abuse, bickering, gossiping, strife, grudges, unforgiveness... etc. They are supposed to be known for their love... They are to love Jesus so much that the love for their brethren is a natural by-product.

Whenever the "first love" is lost, the "first works" (Rev. 2:5) also change. They no longer show their love to each other. The sinners are judged, and not loved. They criticize, instead of intercede for their wounded brothers and sisters.

 

Unfortunately, there are many church congregations today with such a sin. They have lost their first love. Over the years, I have witnessed churches who would:

physically abuse with blows to the head of a child,

berate teens with verbal abuse that would make the Lord cringe,

ignore the new converts who did not dress in expensive enough clothes,

shun those who did not live in the same part of town,

criticize the weak and stumbled,

gossip about the newer saints,

and abuse the ones outside their clique.

The Lord watches the congregations, and loves even the "babe" in Christ. He sees these sins, and other sins, and tells such churches that a plague will come upon them, if they do not repent. Unfortunately, many such churches do not repent, but stay the same year after year.

The plague promised to such church congregations, is the removal of their church. In these last days, more than ever before, there will be churches close, be split, or go into "spiritual non-existence." The Lord warns such church congregations in the prophecy of the book of Revelation.

 

2. THE SIN = DOCTRINE OF THE NICOLAITANES /

THE PLAGUE = THE LORD WILL FIGHT THEM

Revelation 2:16 (NKJV)

"Repent, or else I will come to you quickly and fight against them with the sword of My mouth."

The ones so threatened are those who hold the doctrine of the Nicolaitanes. This terminology is almost forgotten in Christian circles, because in many congregations, it is more than a doctrine, it is a practice, and is thought to be most holy. The Nicolaitanes were a group of people who wanted the church to have two classes of saints. A clergy and a laity were to each have their own duties and privileges. The Lord hated this doctrine, and still does. he sees no difference between any two saints. One group is not to be more blessed, more privileged, or have different rules than the others.

In our times, there is a fresh outbreaking of this false doctrine of the Nicolaitanes. Some ministers of churches want to shepherd, command, and be lord over the others of the congregation. They want special rank, special privileges, and special recognition from the others. The rest are simply to fill a pew, do some menial tasks about the church building, and fill the offering plates to overflowing. This is not the Lord's pattern for the church congregations.

The Lord loves all saints, and has for each saint a particular ministry. We are to gather to worship together, and to minister to one another in a body church... This body church should have a pastor to minister and teach the Word of God, but he/she is not our mediator, not our lord, and not our boss. We should honor them for their calling, and seek help in our particular callings from them... They are to be an "example," not the "lord."

I Peter 5:3 (KJV)

"Neither as being lords over God's heritage, but being ensamples to the flock."

Those who hold to such dogma in these last days are open to the plague against such, as stated in Revelation. The Lord says that He will "fight" against them with the sword of His mouth. This indicates to Me, that the Lord is speaking out a message against such a hated doctrine. There are more and more modern day prophets speaking out God's message to this last generation. There are many now who do not seek acclaim, lordship, or try to be as God to the saints.... Many are seeking to develop in every saint their own God-given, Spirit-empowered, ministry.

 

Recognizing that God is no respecter of persons,

 many of the ministers are admitting

 their own fallibility,

and seeking the ministry of all saints

 to accompany their own,

and see the church grow.

Those who continue to hold this doctrine of the Nicolaitanes, that is so hated by our Lord, will find that the message of anger, and judgment, and harsh condemnation even within their own being will grow stronger and stronger in these last days. God is trying to straighten out His church, before the rapture, and before the judgment time for the church.

3. THE SIN = LACK OF REPENTANCE, AND CONDONING THOSE WHO REFUSE TO REPENT THE PLAGUE = SICKNESS ON THE ONES WHO DO NOT REPENT, TRIBULATION ON THE ENABLERS

Revelation 2:22 (NKJV)

"Indeed, I will cast her into a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her into great tribulation, unless they repent of their deeds."

In the congregations of these last days, there, regrettably, are many who sin. I have witnessed some who teach false doctrines, spread heresy, split congregations, chase out pastors, lie about others, gossip, abuse physically and spiritually, and then will not repent of these sins. In most of these same congregations, there are some who will condone what these others have done. They may think they are exercising love and acceptance, but they are in actuality becoming partakers of the sins of these others. These enablers are likewise to be judged by the Lord.

Much sin in the congregations of these last days has been condoned by these people I will call the enablers. The sin is horrible enough, but the refusal to exhort, and correct these unrepentant, hard-hearted, self-willed sinners - is appalling to God. God will judge them also.

In congregations where children have been abused, teachers and leaders have lied about the abuse, false accusations have been made against the innocent victims and anyone who would say "STOP", and the victims who said "This is not right!" were chased from the congregation..... some have stayed within the congregation to continue to worship with these unrepentant sinners. This is not God's plan, and slowly many realize this and leave that congregation. Some who continue to worship with sinners, without rebuking their sins, become partakers of such sins.

The Lord says the ones who are unrepentant sinners will face a plague of sickness. The ones who are the condoners, enablers will face great troubles and tribulation. These plagues will become more and more evident as we approach the rapture time.

4. THE SIN = BEING LEADER OF THE UNREPENTANT GROUP /

THE PLAGUE = DEATH OF CHILDREN

Revelation 2:23 (NKJV)

"I will kill her children with death, and all the churches shall know that I am He Who searches the minds and hearts. And I will give to each one of you according to your works."

The groups mentioned above usually have one who leads such rebellion and sin. One, who should be encouraging and preaching the need of repentance and change from the wickedness, often is the one making sure that the sin is allowed to continue. This is often the pastor of the church congregation.

The Lord will strive to break the stubborn will of this person. I have witnessed one such person who strives to turn others against the victims of the abuse. Some who tried to stop abuse and lies are called "false prophets". Even when the "prophecies" that these sinners have called "false", occur as prophesied... this person continues the attacks. Though he has been proven to be one of the false prophets, instead of the one that he preached was the "false prophet", he attacks more vehemently... hoping no one will remember his false prophecies.

 

A plague is sent by God upon such types of sinners. The awfulness of this plague is dreadful, outrageous, and sickening. To see innocent children die, and be in life threatening illnesses is awful to watch. We would like to stop such things, out of love... and yet, we did not send the plague... and all we can do is pray and intercede for the sinner, the instigator of the unrepentance of other sinners, to be broken soon... before the plague claims innocent lives.

It is natural, and frequent that Christians today say, "God does not do that anymore..." Yet, He was doing it during the former rain revival of the early church, and He is doing it again in the latter rain revival of the last day church. Shocking, but Scriptural is this reality.

5. THE SIN = NOT OVERCOMING SIN /

THE PLAGUE = NAMES BLOTTED OUT OF THE BOOK OF LIFE

 

Revelation 3:5 (NKJV)

"He who overcomes shall be clothed in white garments, and I will not blot out his name from the Book of life; but I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels."

 

Exodus 32:32-33 (NKJV)

"Yet now, if You will forgive their sin; but if not, I pray, blot me out our Your Book which You have written. And the Lord said to Moses, 'Whoever has sinned against Me, I will blot him out of My Book.'"

Some who continue in sin, and do not overcome sins by repentance and faith in the Lord... will ultimately face the plague of having their names blotted out of the Book of Life. Unfortunately, being saved and being written in the Book of Life, does not guarantee heaven. "Once-saved-always-saved" may be believed by many, but it is not Scriptural. Some former saints are now in hell... and many others of our day may join them, if they do not overcome sin and temptation.

Too many people in the church congregations are trusting in a past experience. The recent behavior of many is sinful, disgusting, and hated by God. He will send plagues to make them realize their sinfulness... and the ultimate plague of our God, against these sinners is the blotting out of their names from the Book of Life. Hell fire awaits some who sit weekly in the pew, and hope their names are still in the Book of Life, despite their sins.

 

 

6. THE SIN = LUKEWARMNESS

THE PLAGUE = BEING VOMITED OUT BY THE LORD

Some who do not brazenly go back to sin, sit in comfortable pews and "vegetate." They do not serve God ardently, and they do not serve the devil with any great zeal either. The Lord is tiring of such pew fillers. He sends a warning to such.

Revelation 3:16 (NKJV)

"So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth."

The language is blunt, and the reality is frightening. Yet, the Word clearly states that God will not tolerate lukewarmness in these last days. He wants to return and rapture a church that is without spot or wrinkle... but the church is too much filled with sinners, abusers, enablers, and lukewarm people... He must judge, condemn, and plague the church to effect a change in time for the rapture... It is a dangerous time to be a pew-filler Christian. God is going to stir up those in the congregations to being "hot" for Him, or cool them off to "cold" for the enemy... He will force the pew-fillers to make a choice!

 

 

7. THE SIN = CHANGING THE PROPHETIC MESSAGE

THE PLAGUE = ALL THE PLAGUES AFOREMENTIONED, INCLUDING LOSS OF SALVATION, LOSS OF OUR HEAVENLY HOME, AND LOSS OF THE PROMISES OF THE LORD...

 

Revelation 22:18-19 (NKJV)

"For I testify to everyone who hears the words of the prophecy of this book; If anyone adds to these things, God will add to him the plagues that are written in this book; and if anyone takes away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part from the Book of Life, from the Holy City, and from the things which are written in this book."

Deuteronomy 4:2 (NKJV)

"You shall not add to the word which I command you, nor take from it, that you may keep the commandments of the Lord your God which I command you."

Deuteronomy 12:32 (NKJV)

"Whatever I command you, be careful to observe it; you shall not add to it nor take away from it."

 

It is amazing how carelessly some saints, congregations, denominations, and Biblical scholars of our time handle the Word of God. It is the Living, infallible, and inspired message from God, and people think they can change it, add to it, or ignore parts of it. It is a dangerous, and sinful thing to not honor, obey, and heed the Word of God. "Rightly divided" we profit from this inexhaustible Book.

 

Some today want to omit the prophecies of Revelation, and want to hope that life will go on, as before, when it is obvious to any scholar that this is the last generation. The warnings, the judgments, the fact of being in the last days... must not be omitted and ignored. Yet, many congregations have not heard a true teaching on the book of Revelation. The greatest error of many congregations, is the omission of this book.

Others add to the book, and change its message. They want to teach it, but not as a revelation for us today. They desire to add error, and other doctrines not taught in this book, so as to placate their own conscience. Their conscience would be guilt-ridden if they interpreted the revelation as written.

 

God is angered at the persons who ignore such a great, valuable, and necessary book for the saints of the last days. When it is relegated to a lower place than other books of the Bible, when it is added to, in order that its true message is obscured, or when it is totally ignored... God sends plagues aplenty!

 

This book of Revelation is the only book that contains promises of special blessings for the reading of it. It also contains this great warning for the misuse, neglect, or changing of its message. How vitally important it is for us to heed its warnings. We need to be very concerned about the plagues that are possible for our day, for our congregations.


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One thing God has told us

about 2009...

is that one thing we should be doing

is

INTERCESSION...

 

a series of studies on the subject,

in depth studies on the subject...

getting into the depth of the Word

on the subject of INTERCESSION

is coming...

 

stay tuned..

and watch as God calls for you

to be an intercessor, as never before...

 

Some of you, hopefully all of you,

have interceded...

but there is a deeper call to that ministry,

and it will be vital to 2009...

 

the Army of Prophets,

and going to find a weapon  of

intercession that will petrify the enemy...

intercession and the 'rhema' word

are our two weapons...

 

we see sometimes how some

think they are swinging a rhema sword,

and they are really using a noodle,

not a sword...

their words have no power of weaponry..

and most often that is due

to not having learned 'intercession'...

 

their prayer life is wimpy,

and their supposed rhema sword

is  therefore not a sword of power,

but as limp as a noodle...

 

when intercession is done

as God wants it done,

the rhema sword used by His army

will be sharp, and powerful...

the use of rhema word will

bring miracles...

 

intercession is the key to having

that kind of rhema words ...

 

the study will start this week...


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The thread called

HEDGE BUILDERS

is the one on intercession...

 

I have posted the first 2 lessons...

there are already 9 lessons,

and the Lord may add more... perhaps...

 

This is a progressive study...

try to read and think about it...

 

and it will begin what the Lord is going to

teach us this year on intercession...

we do not have all year to learn it...

this is like jumping into the lake...

and learning to swim...

we have jumped... we better learn fast...

LOL

 

God bless


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