Friday, September 21, 2012
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
My friends the world abounds with liars in all classes of politics and life in general but particularly here in America for the last six years (2006 elections) the Progressive Democratic Left has faithfully lied about everything under the sun to promote, preserve and protect their lawless Marxist agenda and their chosen chief chosen one. From Health Care to Medicare, from Republicans to the Tea Party, from the economy to tax increases, from the Fast and the Furious to the Stimulus, from the war on terror to Guantanamo, from drilling to green energy, from Limbaugh to Bush to Palin, from Obama to Osama etc to etc.. .
The Left here in America have lied about the lies that they lied about in order to lie to and to deceive the masses of uninformed and their subjective, narcissistic, and lawless base in order to maintain and further establish their power.
The Left here in America have lied about the lies that they lied about in order to lie to and to deceive the masses of uninformed and their subjective, narcissistic, and lawless base in order to maintain and further establish their power. The more the Left lies to the American people the more they (the Left) themselves begin to believe their own lies that they are spreading. In so doing they have fully deceived themselves and have guaranteed this nation’s soon coming perdition, collapse and doom (Psalm 4:2, 11:3, Isa. 5:20, 2 Tim. 3:13). At no time in the history of America has the lying liars of the Left’s “Liars Inc” been so powerful in spreading lies and seeking to deceive this nation than in these last few months before the 2012 election. President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Debbie Wassermann Schultz, Bill and Hillary Clinton, Harry Reid, Chuck Schumer, Chris Matthews, ABC, CBS, MSNBC, New York Times etc etc … are just a few of the liars on the Liars Inc.’s elite board. These exclusive members, propagandists and taskmasters have been on a lying tirade ever seeking to deceive and acquire more followers and maintain their power base at all costs.
The Left at their core are rooted in delusion, abhor moral and spiritual absolutes (which only promote and strengthen a society and culture) and are lawless and subjective in all their thoughts and actions.
The Left at their core are rooted in delusion, abhor moral and spiritual absolutes (which only promote and strengthen a society and culture) and are lawless and subjective in all their thoughts and actions (Rom. 1:18-32, Gal. 5:19-21). They are dominated by unstable emotional reasoning and not governed by absolute or intelligent reasoning (Jude 1:10). They are driven by their narcissistic lustful desires of passion, sex, Eros pleasure, vindictive rage and power. They abhor with their entire being any who believe in spiritual and moral absolutes and the ETERNAL LIGHT of reality (Prov. 29:27, Rom. 3, 2 Tim. 3:1-7, Jude 1:10-13). They love darkness and despise light. Any who adhere to moral and spiritual absolutes must in their mind be destroyed to preserve their ideology (Prov. 29:27, John 3:19-21, 2 Thess. 3:10-12). Who does this sound like (John 8:44)? Tyranny to the Left is the enforcement and personal adherence to REALITY and the application of ETERNAL spiritual absolutes and physical moral absolutes which have governed this world since the creation (Gen. 1:31, Psalm 19:8-9, Isa. 32:17). These lawless ones ever seek to exist outside of these established absolutes instilled by Almighty God they willfully choose to continually to violate these established absolutes (moral and spiritual) they reap the catastrophic consequences of their own lawless doings (Isa. 5:20, 57:21, Hosea 4:6, Gal. 6:7). These NEVER hold themselves accountable or responsible for their self induced actions and because of their blindness and subjective heart and mind they have to have a scapegoat to blame for their self induced consequences. These have manufactured defensive bulwarks to protect and insulate themselves from their guilty consciences and from reality and truth (John 3:19-21). These manufactured bulwarks created by the Left are called political correctness, moral relativism and pluralism. Along with these bulwarks they use the artillery of slander to defend, demonize and destroy their enemies with such accusations as bigot, hater, homophobe, idiot, stupid, racist, greedy, self righteous, Halliburton, Bush, Wall Street, Jesus freak, holier than thou, Bible thumper and any violent profane word or phrases that bleep when they are used on TV or Radio (John 8:44).
They abhor with their entire being any who believe in spiritual and moral absolutes and the ETERNAL LIGHT of reality.
My dear friends in a world full of darkness where reality, moral absolutes and ETERNAL spiritual absolutes are despised and rejected by man made spiritual ideologies (i.e., religion) and political ideologies (i.e., conservatives, liberals, progressive and moderates etc), deception is rampant and humanity because of error, unbelief and lawlessness are enslaved by the god of this world and are prisoners to his diabolical will (2 Cor. 4:2-4, Eph. 2:1-2, 6:12). No wonder it is so easy to lie today and deceive and bamboozle the masses with false promises, dreams, hopes and admirations for the majority of Americans and the world are totally open to this deception and exist in this delusion and receive it as normal (Isa. 5:20). The Day of Darkness and global tribulation is at our very door my dear friends and nothing is going to stop that Day from coming (1 Thess. 5:3, Rev. 6-19).
Our nation, as a whole is headed down that road and we as an American people have Liars Inc and the abandoners of reality and moral absolutes to thank for our nation’s rapid decline as the global restraining power. Once
fully gives way and implodes upon itself due to the vigilant efforts of godlessness and secular lawlessness provided by the BIG Government Corporation of Liars Inc what will ever contain the world’s aggression and lawlessness. Absolutely nothing! Absolutely nothing! It will be only global tribulation (Rev. 6-19). Let’s take a look at who makes up the secular corporation called Liars Inc. America
The Democratic Leadership
The Democratic leadership is the ruling class of Liars Inc and is made up of lawless secular Marxist progressives who despise our American constitution and all that our Founding Fathers stood for. Their one passion is absolute power and control. Their elitist vision is to put ALL (Democrats and Republicans, conservatives and liberals) under their thumb so they can establish themselves as the monarchy and establish a completely secular state where God is left out and man reigns supreme. The goal and motivation of these is to reach a delusional utopia in which they can reap the wages of lawlessness and finally find temporal fulfillment.
The Mainstream Media
The Mainstream Media are the lying propagandist of Liars Inc and slavishly do the work for the Left’s “state corporation” via newspapers, publications, radio, the movie industry, Hollywood, the music industry, TV and TV images. They provide for the Left with talking points, slander, accusations, character assassination, victim status, false perceptions, agitation, cover, protection and demonization of any who threaten their statist corporation’s (Liars Inc) existence. They are passionate about their calling and lawless and destructive in their deeds. The MSM are the greatest asset to Lairs Inc and have great power and persuasion in deceiving the American masses. They are masters of clouding reality and established truth based on the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God. They are indeed disciples of their father and are crucial to Liars Inc’s protection and existence (John 8:44).
The Moderates are made up of centrist Republicans, Independents and Democrats. They are liberal on many social issues but have a somewhat conservative view of fiscal polices. They themselves are minor socialists even though they do not know it and are spineless when it comes to standing for anything of absolute value. They adhere to moral and religious relativism, which gives them their lack of confidence when voting or making any sound decisions. These serve as the timid sword of Liars Inc and when intimidated will side with the liars of Liars Inc in the name of “compromise”. All of these fools compromises throughout the years have led us to the very precipice that we find ourselves on as a nation. Without these cowards help the liars of Liar Inc would NEVER be where they are today.
The Base of Liars Inc
The followers of Liars Inc are the tragic victims of this evil corporation; oppressed and enslaved; whose sole purpose is to serve their task masters without question. They are misguided individuals who have given themselves over to their emotions, fallen senses, lawlessness, godlessness and self imposed victim status. They are addicted to the state, union control, godless and very angry because of their self imposed lawless behavior. They have been ravished by the Liars Inc CEO and taskmasters and are sheep and storm troopers for the elite Left to use to intimidate and insight fear into the enemies of Liars Inc. The MSM are the ones who “whip” into frenzy these poor foolish souls and they control their thoughts and personal decisions on a daily basis. These Big Government sheep have been striped of all their God given rights and freedoms by Liars Inc and have been put in the Government socialistic concentration camp called “Big Government” to live out their lawless existence here in time until their death. These are never ever allowed to think for themselves and to participate in the America dream. They are stripped and beaten of all their personal accountabilities and personal responsibilities and if any of these individuals leave the state concentration camp of Liars Inc they are slandered, demonized and hunted down by the media and labeled as sell outs and traitors by the MSM and the Liars Inc corporation. What is most tragic is that these have been led to believe in their hearts that they will find favor with their Creator in the Day of Judgment because of their self imposed sufferings and have deceived their own souls (John 3:36, Rom. 10:2-4, Rev. 20:11-15).
The CEO of Liars Inc.
The CEO of Liars in is none other than the fallen cherub of ages past (Isa. 14:12-15, Ezek 28:12-17, Rev. 12:9). He is the Father of ALL delusions and lies and cannot for one moment face reality or truth (John 8:44). It is his despotic hand alone that pulls the strings of his lawless human elite taskmasters. They do his bidding and they consciously and unconsciously do his will because they themselves live in a lie and themselves are lawlessness. These are ripe for the picking and tools for demonic using.
"But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death - Rev. 21:8"My dear friends in a world full of full blown darkness where reality, moral absolutes and ETERNAL spiritual absolutes are despised and rejected by all walks of man made spiritual ideologies (i.e., religion) and political ideologies (i.e., conservatives, liberals, progressive and moderates etc); deception is EXPONENTIALLY rampant. Humanity - because of error, unbelief and lawlessness - are enslaved by the god of this world and his minions and are indeed prisoners to his diabolical will (Eph. 2:1-2, 6:12, Heb. 2:14-15). No wonder why it is so easy to lie today in America and to be deceived and bamboozled! The masses of people are drunk with the kool- aid from the CEO of Liars Inc and his taskmasters and because of their abandonment of REALITY they are ever drinking in the false promises, dreams, hopes and admirations from the Left and… from the Right (less so). These are ever seeking to create a utopia in a delusional pursuit for fulfillment, peace and contentment, which is NEVER to be found in the things of this world (Eccl. 3:11, Isa. 48:22). My dear friends ONLY Almighty God possesses ALL the remedies for our dire sinful estate (John 3:16-17, Rom. 10:2-4). Only Jesus Christ has the solution for our ETERNAL future and may I say that the Left and the Right today in America are absolutely bankrupt for providing our desperate need for RIGHTEOUSNESS (Jer. 17:5). Only Almighty God can do that for a son of Adam in the Person and Work of His dear Son, the Lord Jesus Christ (Rom. 10:2-4, 1 John 2:2).
Christ came to SET YOU FREE and to GIVE you ETERNAL LIFE! The choice is yours my dear friend, Demonic kool-aid or springs of ETERNAL Living Water.
Do you know the Savior today? My dear friend, stop following all the spiritual and immoral liars of the world today and stop deceiving yourself! Christ came to SET YOU FREE and to GIVE you ETERNAL LIFE! The choice is yours my dear friend, Demonic kool-aid (2 Cor. 4:3-4, Eph. 2:1-2, Rev. 12:9) or springs of ETERNAL Living Water (John 7:38, 8:32, 36, Rev. 22:17). May you choose LIFE!
The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!!
Adolf Hitler is thus one of the most outstanding modern forerunners of the Antichrist yet to date, many a Roman Caesar notwithstanding. His Nazi Party number was 555. He is thus not the Antichrist, but close. He later changed his Nazi Party membership to number seven, knowing full well its Messianic implications. The Antichrist is called “the Beast.” In the book of Revelation, he is thus compared to a vicious, wild animal. Hitler’s favorite nickname was “Uncle Wolf.” During his emotional speeches, he even imagined himself a wolf howling the crowds into a frenzy like the call of the wild. Hitler was an also an ascetic vegetarian who at one time even contemplated making Germany vegan after the war. In 1st Timothy 4:3, in the original Greek, the apostle Paul declares that in the latter days men will forbid the eating of meat. In 1933, Hitler signed an animal welfare law which forbid Jewish ritual slaughter on Passover. The Antichrist will put a stop to Jewish sacrifices in the rebuilt last days Temple. Hitler, often agitated by the industrialists, promised to take greater control of the economy after the war. Revelation 13 prophesies that the Antichrist will take total control of the free market by controlling who buys and sells with the dreaded mark of the beast.
Hitler signed an animal welfare law which forbid Jewish ritual slaughter on Passover. The Antichrist will put a stop to Jewish sacrifices in the rebuilt last days Temple.
Hitler defined Fascism as a “spontaneous return to the traditions of Rome.” He was, in fact, infatuated with the Greco-Roman world before it became infected with what he considered to be the Judeo-Christian disease. The prophet Daniel and the apostle John both identify the Roman Empire as the government of the Antichrist. The Nazis had plans to change the Judeo-Christian calendar. The prophet Daniel predicts that the Antichrist will make evolutionary changes in times and in law. The western Roman Antichrist will head east and make Babylon his fascist-religious-commercial headquarters of the world. Immediately before the battle of Moscow, Adolf Hitler made this remarkable statement, “the great migrations set out from the East. With us begins the ebb, from West to East.”
Lastly, the Antichrist will demand that the entire world worship him or face death.
Lastly, the Antichrist will demand that the entire world worship him or face death (2 Thess. 2:3-12, Rev. 13). Hitler, of course, was a big proponent of the Fuhrer principle. He once told his undersecretary Martin Bormann that he will one day become a religious figure. He went on to say, “already Arabs and Moroccans are mingling my name with their prayers. Amongst the Tartars I shall become Khan. The only thing of which I shall be incapable is to share the sheik’s mutton with them. I’m a vegetarian, and they must spare me their meat!”
The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!
RMM I.F. Mark Musser - The Olympian Fisherman Author of Nazi Oaks
Hitler’s Millennial Apocalyptic Reich:The Biological -Ecological Fundamentalism of Nazi Germany
Lucifer's Abomination of Desolation - The Global Worship of Himself and His Anti-Christ
The Gospel of John ChallengeWhat is Sin?
Mark Musser was a missionary to the former Soviet Union for 7 years. He is now a pastor. Mark is the author of two books – “Nazi Oaks: The Green Sacrificial Offering of the Judeo-Christian Worldview in the Holocaust” and “Wrath or Rest: Saints in the Hands of Angry God.”
All of the quotes from Adolf Hitler are taken from the book entitled “Hitler’s Table Talk: 1941-44” and the infamous “Mein Kampf.”
The quotes from Arthur Schopenhauer are taken from the unabridged version of "Parerga and Paralipomena."
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Greetings in the Name of The Lord Jesus Christ!
For a future not so distant day...
This brief letter is written to those of you who have been left behind. May I calm your great anxiety and fears with this great message of hope! God loves you and cares greatly for you. He has a great plan, purpose and future for you and your life. He wants only and always the highest and best things for you. So please give your ear and full attention to the words that follow. The days ahead will be days that will not be easy - in fact they will be quite horrendous. But be of good cheer and of good courage. Have Faith in Almighty God and His Word. - Link to Bible Study on the Rapture.
Jesus said, For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but hath everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved (John 3:16-17).
God so loved us that He sent His Son Jesus Christ to die on the cross for your sins and mine! God has thus provided a way to restore fellowship with sinners (all humans), and to remove His righteous wrath that was upon us because of our sins and trespasses. Everyone that puts their trust in Jesus Christ will thus find God's pardon for sin and restored fellowship with Him (1 John 1:1-3). The proof that God will do what He says is shown in what has just transpired, i.e., “The Rapture,” which is (or was) the abrupt removal of Believers (Christians) from the earth. God foretold in His Word that He would do it and He did! Almighty God never lies and never changes (see Numbers 23:19, 1 Samuel 15:29, Hebrews 6:18, 13:8). Almighty God and His Word can therefore be fully trusted! All that put their trust in Almighty God and His Word can be confident that God will do what He says (2 Timothy 1:12).
Basic Facts About Salvation Found in Jesus Christ
All that put their faith and trust in Jesus Christ for salvation (the Saved) thus find God's pardon for sin and have Eternal Life. All those who reject God’s saving grace (the Unsaved or Lost) will only receive God’s judgment and wrath (John 3:18).
The Saved will enter Christ’s Glorious Kingdom, which He will establish at the conclusion of this terrible time of Great World Tribulation, i.e., upon Christ's Second Coming to earth (Matthew 25:33-40). Facing God’s judgment, the Lost are removed from the earth prior to the beginning of Christ’s 1000-year (Millennial) Kingdom reign (Matthew 24:36-51, 25:41-46).
Another wonderful truth regarding those that are Saved is the deliverance from the power of wrath, darkness, and death (see 1 Thess. 1:10, Col. 1:13, Heb. 2:14-15). The Lost will have to experience the “Second Death,” which is eternal separation from God in Hell (the Lake of Fire) forever (Rev. 20:11-15). There is a Biblical saying that goes, “Born once, die twice. Born twice, die once.”
Humble yourselves before Almighty God. Listen to His Word! Have faith to believe Him, and all will be well. The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!!
For whatsoever is born of God overcometh the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of God? (1John 5:4-5).
The Rapture of the Church and Tribulation Period
As earlier stated, the major event that has just taken place (i.e., the Great Disappearance) is called "The Rapture of the Church." This is the event spoken of in the Holy Scriptures when Christ receives unto Himself all True Believers on earth who are saved by God's grace through faith in Jesus Christ. He has come to meet them in the clouds to be united – Head and Body, Bride and Bridegroom - FOREVER more.
As the Bible states: And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you unto myself; that where I am, there ye may be also (John 14:3).
For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord (1 Thessalonians 4:15-17).
Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed (1 Corinthians 15:51-52).
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he [Christ] shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is (1 John 3:2).
This period following the Rapture of the Church that you presently are in is called, "The Time of Jacob's Trouble” (Jeremiah 30:7), “The Time of Great Tribulation” (Matthew 24, Mark 13), and “The Time of Indignation and Wrath (Isaiah 34:2; Revelation 6:16-17) desolations, false hopes, false promises and great deception such as the world has never seen (see Revelation chapters 6-19). The ONLY HOPE you have during this time of great global turmoil is to trust in The Lord Jesus Christ and His Word with all your heart, soul and mind. God has made provision for your total salvation in His wonderful person. Put your trust in Him!
A Brief Overview of Current Events
1. The first event that will take place after the Rapture is the treaty signed between Israel and their enemies. A Man from Europe will greatly strengthen this treaty and make it work. Don’t be deceived! His one goal is to destroy Israel. Don’t believe this man, his teachings and political motivations. He is Satan's Anti-Christ. From the signing of this treaty to the Second Coming of Christ is exactly 7 Years (1 “week” of years or 2520 days; see Daniel 9:26-27).
2. The Gospel message will be preached from Israel by God's Two Jewish Witnesses (Rev 11:3-14) and 144,000 Jewish missionaries (Rev. 7:4-8,14:1-5). Listen to them!!! They bring the TRUE Gospel message. They are God's messengers to the whole earth. Hear them! The man from Europe (aka Anti-Christ) will seek to destroy them and their Gospel message of Jesus Messiah.
3. Beware of the great deception at hand as Jesus spoke of in (Matthew 24:4 and Revelation 12:9). The fearful and unbelieving inhabitants of the earth will be very susceptible to this demonic deception because of the many-faceted catastrophes, conditions and circumstances of this dreadful time. Stay focused and have faith in God and His Word alone (Proverbs 3:5-7)!
4. Love and honor the people of Israel (Genesis 12:2-3). They are God's people and this time period involves them coming back to God as a nation. Love God's chosen people, the Jews (Isaiah 41:8-11). The Anti-Christ and the World system will persecute them with all their hatred and power (Revelation 12, 17:12-14). Line up with God and not with this Wicked World (1 John 2:15-17).
5. Study God's simple plan of salvation, the gospel (1 Corinthians 15:1-4), and hide it in your heart as the Bible teaches, for these are the Words of Life (2 Timothy 2:15; Psalm 119:11). Share it with anyone who will hear you (Colossians 4:5-6; 1 Peter 3:15). Be faithful, knowing they may kill the body but not the soul (Matthew 10:28-39). Your soul and spirit are possessed by Almighty God as you possess Him. If your life is taken, God will raise you up at the end of this seven-year tribulation period (Rev. 14:13; 20:4-6). Don’t be afraid; God is still in control, and He is working all things together for good (Rom. 8:28). Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou will be saved! (Acts 16:31)
6. If you survive and make it this far (Rev. 6-9) by all means, DO NOT receive the Mark of the Beast! (Rev.13:18, 14:9-11) If you know Christ as Your Savior, you are safely His and the Holy Spirit will make it clear not to take it. If you know not yet Christ, then do not let yourself be deceived. The mark might bring temporary relief but doom for ETERNITY! Trust in Christ as your Savior! Do not be swayed by the lies of the enemy! Don’t take the mark of the beast for any reason.
7. Again, place your trust in Almighty God and His Word alone! God is always right in what He says and does, and He is merciful and faithful in all His ways (Psalm 103:17-18; 1 Corinthians 10:13). This ought to bring great comfort and encouragement to your hearts. No matter what happens, remember that you belong to the Most High God and are eternally safe! (John 10:28)
The Kingdom Of Heaven is At Hand! Believe on the Lord Jesus and thou shall be saved! (Acts 16:31)
It is our desire that this brief letter may bring hope and insight about the Major Event that has just transpired. There are many links on this site that will direct you to the Holy Scripture truths about salvation and the current events at hand. Pray for God to give you wisdom and understanding in these days ahead.For indeed you will need it! God speed!
The Kingdom of Heaven is truly at hand!!
The Rapture on Rosh Hashanah
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I found this post which provides great detail and excellent insight into the Feast of Rosh Hashanah and the Rapture. It's Pre- Trib and I thought it was most excellent! Dig in my beloved! The title might sound like that it is setting a date but it isn't at all.
Even so come Lord Jesus!
THE RAPTURE ON ROSH HASHANAH - link or read post below
There are important parallels between Jewish feasts and the fulfillment of Christ. For example the Passover is now celebrated as the Lord’s Supper. The Sabbath is now celebrated by the Resurrection.
Some other parallels are:
Pesach / Passover
Hag HaMatzah / Feast of Unleavened Bread
Bikkurim / First Fruits
Shavout / Feast of Weeks (Pentecost)
Jewish tradition holds that Rosh Hashanah celebrates the anniversary of the creation of the world, a day when “God takes stock of all of His Creation,” which of course includes all of humanity. Translated from the Hebrew, Rosh Hashanah means “head of the year” – rosh means head, while hashanah means year. Jews believe that God’s judgment on this day determines the course of the coming year.
Rosh Hashanah is a Jewish festival in which most work ceases, just as on the weekly Sabbath. It’s celebrated both in joy and solemnity. During the daily prayer service a ram’s horn, or in the Hebrew, shofar, is sounded: “And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation. Ye shall do no servile work therein: but ye shall offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD.” (Leviticus 23:23-25)
God does not do things in vain, or without purpose. The Old Testament Holy Days were not just some sort of Divine make-work project to keep the Israelites busy while they were out wandering in the desert. All of the Old Testament Holy Days (Passover, Days of Unleavened Bread, The Feast of Weeks, The Feast of Trumpets, The Day of Atonement, The Festival of Tabernacles and the Last Day) were, and continue to be, living symbols of the stages of God’s Plan of Salvation for all humanity. Those events are now in progress, and true Christians are the manifestation of it.
In the Christian world, Rosh Hashanah is known as The Feast of Trumpets. Many Christians observe this festival for its Christian prophetic application – the Rapture of the Church.
“Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed. For this corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put on immortality.” (1 Corinthians 15:51-53)
“For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord.” (1 Thessalonians 4:15-17)
All the Spring Feasts were fulfilled at Christ’s first coming. All the Fall Feasts picture the Second Advent, and the Feast of Trumpets is the first of the fall feasts, picturing the Rapture.
Now there are more feasts to be fulfilled with the second coming.
Yom Teruah (Rosh HaShanah) / Feast of Trumpets
The Rapture; the last trump; wedding of the Messiah; New Moon; Open Door
Yom Kippur / Day of Atonement
Sukkot / Feast of Tabernacles (Booths)
A special season known as ‘Teshuvah’ which in Hebrew means “to return or repent”, begins on the first day of the month of Elul and continues 40 days, ending with Yom Kippur. Thirty days into Teshuvah, on Tishrei 1, comes Rosh HaShanah. This begins a final ten-day period beginning on Rosh HaShanah and ending on Yom Kippur. These are known as the High Holy Days and as the Awesome Days. The sabbath that falls within this ten-day period is called ‘Shabbat Shuvah’, the Sabbath of Return. Five days after Yom Kippur is ‘Sukkot’, the Feast of Tabernacles. Teshuvah begins on Elul 1 and concludes on Tishrei 10, Yom Kippur. Each morning during the 30 days of the month of Elul, the trumpet (shofar) or ram’s horn is blown to warn the people to repent and return to God.
Rosh HaShanah is also referred to as ‘Yom Teruah’, the Day of the Sounding of the Shofar, or the Day of the Awakening Blast. On Yom Teruah, the Day of the Sounding of the Shofar, it is imperative for every person to hear the shofar.
Yom Teruah is the only festival that no man knows when exactly it will occur. This is due to the fact that it begins on the new moon. The new moon was sanctified when two witnesses see the new moon and attest to it before the Sanhedrin in the Temple.
This sanctification could happen during either of two days, depending on when the witnesses come. Since no one knew when the witnesses would come, no one knew when the Feast of Trumpets would start.
On the 30th of each month, the members of the High Court assembled in a courtyard in Jerusalem, where they waited to receive the testimony of two reliable witnesses. They then sanctified the new moon. The new moon is very difficult to see on the first day because it can be seen only about sunset, close to the sun, when the sun is traveling north. So, looking for a very slim faint crescent moon, which is very close to the sun, is a very difficult thing to do. If the moon’s crescent was not seen on the 30th day, the new moon was automatically celebrated on the 31st day.
For this reason, Yom Teruah is always celebrated for two days. These two days are celebrated as though it is just one long day of forty-eight hours. The reason that it is celebrated for two days is because if they waited to start the celebration until after the new moon had been sanctified, they would have missed half the celebration because the new moon can only be sanctified during daylight hours. The command seems to be that we know the season, but not the day or the hour (Matthew 24:32-36).
Yom Teruah, or the Feast of Trumpets, is the only feast that we do not know the day in which to keep it. Therefore, we have to be on the alert and watch for it.
Teruah means “an awakening blast”. A theme associated with Rosh.
HaShanah is the theme “to awake”. Teruah is also translated as “shout”.
The book of Isaiah, chapter 12, puts the shouting in the context of the thousand-year reign of Jesus. The Messianic era and shout is mentioned in Isaiah 44:23 and Zephaniah 3:14. The first coming of Christ is associated with a shout in Zechariah 9:9. The ultimate shout is the Rapture in First Thessalonians 4:16-17.
Whether it is by the blast of a shofar or the force of a supernatural shout, God’s goal is to awaken us. “...Awake thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give thee light.” – Ephesians 5:14.
The book of Ephesians has many references to Rosh HaShanah and the high Holy Days. For example, in Ephesians 4:30, being sealed unto the day of redemption refers to Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. God gave this festival to teach us that we will be judged on Rosh HaShanah and will be sealed unto the closing of the gates on Yom Kippur.
The theme of awakening from sleep is used throughout the Bible. It is found in John 11:11, Romans 13:11, Daniel 12:1-2 and Psalm 78:65.
The shofar was also blown at the temple to begin the Sabbath each week. There are two types of trumpets used in the Bible:
1. The silver trumpet
2. The shofar or ram’s horn
Each sabbath, two men with silver trumpets and a man with a shofar made three trumpet blasts twice during the day. On Rosh HaShanah, it is different. The shofar is the primary trumpet. On Rosh HaShanah, a shofar delivers the first blast, a silver trumpet the second, and then a shofar the third.
According to Leviticus 23:24 and Numbers 29:1, Rosh HaShanah is the day of the blowing of the trumpets.
“Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, in the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, an holy convocation.” – Leviticus 23:24
“And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month, ye shall have an holy convocation; ye shall do no servile work: it is a day of blowing the trumpets unto you.” – Numbers 29:1
The trumpet used for this purpose is the ram’s horn, not trumpets made of metal as in Numbers Chapter 10.
Another name for Rosh HaShanah is ‘Yom HaDin’, the Day of Judgment. The righteous are separated and will be with God. This is known to us as the Rapture. The wicked will face the wrath of God during the tribulation period.
The shofar blown on Rosh HaShanah is known as the last trump, which the apostle Paul mentioned in First Thessalonians 4:16-17. At this time, the believers in Christ will escape the tribulation on earth and will be taken to Heaven in the Rapture along with the righteous who had died before this time.
The gates of Heaven are opened on Rosh HaShanah so the righteous nation may enter (Isaiah 26:2, Psalm 118:19-20). Because the gates of Heaven are understood to be open on Rosh HaShanah, this is further evidence that the Rapture of the believers in Christ will take place on Rosh HaShanah.
One of the reasons for blowing the shofar is to proclaim the resurrection of the dead. The resurrection of the dead will take place on Rosh HaShanah.
In First Corinthians 15:52, the apostle Paul tells us that the resurrection of the dead will be “at the last trump.” Earlier in First Corinthians 15:14, he wrote that without the Lord Jesus rising from the dead, our faith is in vain.
We cannot go to the Book of Revelation and say that the voice of the seventh angel (Revelation 11:15) is the last trump. In the first century, the last trump (shofar) meant a specific day in the year. In Judaism, there are three trumpets that have a name. They are the first trump, the last trump, and the great trump. Each one of these trumpets indicates a specific day in the Jewish year. The first trump is blown on the Feast of Pentecost (Exodus 19:19).
It proclaimed that God had betrothed Himself to Israel. The last trump is synonymous with Rosh HaShanah, according to Theodore Gaster in his book, Festivals of the Jewish Year, in his chapter on Rosh HaShanah. Herman Kieval also states the same thing in his book, The High Holy Days in the chapter on the shofar. The great trumpet is blown on Yom Kippur, which will herald the return of Jesus back to the earth (Matthew 24:31).
The first and last trump relate to the two horns of the ram, which according to Jewish tradition, was caught in the thicket on Mount Moriah when Abraham was ready to slay Isaac and offer him up as a burnt offering. This ram became the substitute for Isaac even as Jesus became the substitute for us and provided life for us through His death.
Rabbi Eliezer tells us in Pirkei Avot, that the left horn (first trump) was blown on Mount Sinai, and its right horn (the last trump) will be blown to herald the coming of the Lord for His Church.
Isaiah 18:3 and First Thessalonians 4:13-18 speak of the resurrection of the dead. First Thessalonians chapter 5 continues with the day of the Lord and the birthpangs of the Messiah. The festivals will, beyond a shadow of a doubt, tell you that the resurrection of the dead precedes the time of Jacob’s trouble (the Tribulation). First Thessalonians 4:16-17 says that the dead in Christ will rise first, and that the catching away of the believers will immediately follow.
The term ‘rapture’ comes from the Greek word ‘harpazo’, which means “to seize, catch away, catch up, pluck, pull, take by force” (1 Thessalonians 4;17). Isaiah 57:1-2 speaks clearly of the resurrection of the dead, the taking of the believers, and the hiding of the believers from the indignation (the tribulation). Zephaniah 1:14-18 and 2:2-3 tells about the terrible times during the day of the Lord, the birthpangs of the Messiah, and issues a decree to repent and turn to God before that day to be hid from that time.
Psalm 27:5 says the righteous will be hid in the time of trouble. Paul in Second Thessalonians 2:1 tells us, “Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto Him.” The phrase “gathering together” comes from the Greek word ‘episunagoge’, which means “an assembly”.
The Feast of Trumpets, through careful study depicts nothing less than the return of Jesus Christ for His Church at the last trump, just before God pours His wrath and judgment on a sinful and Christ rejecting world
The Feast of Trumpets is when the “last trump” of the Rapture of 1 Cor. 15 is blown.
The Feast of Trumpets is known as the Wedding of the Messiah, and the Church is the Bride of Christ, and the Rapture is when the Church is caught up to heaven to be wed with Christ.
The Feast of Trumpets happens on the “new moon”, which is 29.5 days after the last one, meaning it might occur on the 29th or 30th day, nobody knows for sure.
The “Open Door” of the Rapture in Matt 25, and Rev 3, & Rev 4:1 is a symbol of the Feast of Trumpets. [Ezek 46:1] “Thus says the Lord GOD: The gate of the inner court that faces east shall be shut on the six working days; but on the sabbath day it shall be opened and on the day of the new moon it shall be opened.”
“Thus saith the Lord GOD; The gate of the inner court that looketh toward the east shall be shut the six working days; but on the sabbath it shall be opened, and in the day of the new moon it shall be opened.” (KJV)
We are told that the new moon and the Feasts of the Lord are a shadow of things to come in Col 2:16,17. Since the Feast of Trumpets is the only Feast of the Lord that falls on a new moon, we should take particular note.
There are seven Days of Awe in between the Feast of Trumpets and the Day of Atonement. These picture the seven years of tribulation. Atonement pictures Satan being defeated and cast away at the end of tribulation. If you add the two-day Trumpets Feast, and the Day of Atonement, the 7 Days of Awe are “ten days of tribulation” which might be referred to in Rev. 2:10.
In the Jewish Wedding, a marriage takes place over a period of time known as the “bridal week”. During the bridal week, the groom and bride have relations in the bridal chamber. At the end of the week, there is a marriage supper. Compare Judges 14, Rev. 19, and Genesis 29:22-28. This bridal week will be the tribulation week on earth, while the bride of Christ is in heaven.
In the Jewish Wedding, the groom comes for his bride without warning to take (seize / rapture) her away and into the bridal chamber for the bridal week at his father’s house.
The Feast of Trumpets is also known as the coronation of the Messiah, when he will start reigning as king, thus the beginning of the “Day of the Lord”, which includes the Tribulation.
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