Saturday, October 15, 2016

In the Presence of Their King! The Fulfillment of the Feast of Tabernacles

The Feast of Tabernacles - The Establishment of the Kingdom of Heaven!






















The Feast of Tabernacles prophetic fulfillment is the Kingdom Age under the reign of the Messiah of Israel (Isa. 2: 1-5, 11:1-10; Micah 4:1-4; Zech. 8:21-23; 14:9, 16-21 etc...).
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This establishment of the Kingdom of Heaven will commence after an EXPONENTIALLY HORRIFIC  seven-year worldwide tribulation climaxing with the Battle of Armageddon, ( i.e., at the return of Messiah to earth) (Matt 24; Rev. 19:11-21).

First, there will be a great global, spiritual apostasy and lawlessness (godlessness) in which global war, genocide, and pestilence shall super-exceedingly abound (Rev. 6; 9:17-19). There will be great and awesome signs in the heavens (Joel 2:30-31; Amos 8:9; Matt. 24:29; Luke 21:25; Rev. 6:12-14). There will be global natural disasters - earthquakes, tidal waves, fire, and asteroid bombardments that will follow (Rev. 6:12; 8:1-12; 16:17-18). These events will intensify as this seven-year period proceeds. There shall be fearful, supernatural judgments such as never before seen from Almighty God on humanity due to its super-abounding lawlessness and anti-Christ rebellion (Psalm 2, 110, Isaiah 24; Dan. 12:1; Joel 2:2; Matt. 24:21-22).

But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings (Malachi 4:2a).

Despite all these devastating global wars, mass genocide, mass pestilences, supernatural calamities and natural disasters, the world will not pay attention and humble themselves before God (Rev. 16:9, 11, 21). All of these calamitous events shall be the catalyst for the rise of a global opposition and tyrannical, fascist oppression from Lucifer, his Anti-Christ and his 10 Regional Nations upon the remaining inhabitants of the world during the last 3 ½ years of this 7-year Tribulation Period (Rev. 13; 17:13-17). There shall also be demonic tyranny; oppression and possession on a global scale that would make the movie, The Exorcist, seem like Barney the dinosaur singing “I love you” in comparison (Rev. 9:1-12; 9:14-15; 18:2).

In the end, this seven-year fallout from the global devastation of global war, supernatural judgments, natural disasters, human carnage, and demonic and human oppression will make the world an absolute wasteland. At the conclusion of the Tribulation Period, nothing will remain signifying resemblance to the world just past. All cities, technology and human achievements - even topographical land features and remnants of civilization - will be absolutely laid waste (Isa. 24:6, 19-20; Rev. 16:16-21). As the Genesis deluge obliterated the former, "pre-flood" Adamic world (Gen. 6-8; 2 Peter 3:5-7), so also will God-ordained supernatural and natural judgments and disasters do to this present one. As man sows more and more “godless seed” by violating God’s natural and spiritual laws, he will inevitably reap the godless consequences. This full-blown depravity and insanity will lead to a final showdown at the Battle of Armageddon (Rev. 16:11-16). What is most amazing is that by this time any are left alive to march against Almighty God at the end of the Great Tribulation. Filled with rebellious hatred and led by Satan, the remaining dregs of humanity that have somehow survived these seven years will gather themselves together in absolute defiance to battle against Almighty God and His Christ (Psalm 2; Rev. 16:9-11). Read what is written in the Holy Scriptures regarding the conclusion of the Great Tribulation period:

"Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left, the earth is utterly broken down, the earth is clean dissolved, the earth is moved exceedingly. The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; and the transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again" (Isaiah 24:6, 19-20).

"And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon. And the seventh angel poured out his vial into the air; and there came a great voice out of the temple of heaven, from the throne, saying, It is done. And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great. And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath. And EVERY island fled away (VANISHED), and the mountains were not found. And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great" (Rev. 16:16-21).

"And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved (delivered): but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened" (Matt 24:22).

It will be at this time that the Heavens will open and the rejected Savior of the World, the Lamb of God, the King of Kings will gloriously RETURN forth from Heaven’s glory to destroy this godless, global rebellion. The earth will then be purged of Lucifer, all demonic activity and unregenerate (godless) men (Isa 66:15; Matt. 13:30, 41-42, 48-50; 25:31-43; Dan. 12; Rev. 20:1-3). Only those who have repented and placed their full trust in Almighty God and His Savior will enter into Christ’s Kingdom. The Messiah of Israel will then establish His 1000-year kingdom reign from Jerusalem in the land of Israel (Ezek 43:7; Rev. 20:4). At last, the peace of Jerusalem will thus be finally fulfilled and the reproach of Israel finally removed (Micah 4:6-7). The nation of Israel - God’s chosen people - will again rise to be the chief nation of the world, just as Almighty God has said (Isa. 11:2; 61: 2-11; Micah 4:2, 8; Zech. 14:16-20).

Christ’s Reign of Heaven on Earth

.During this 1000-year period, the Lord Jesus (Christ/ Messiah) rules and reigns as the Righteous Despot over the nations of the world with an iron rod of righteousness. His reign will take place from Jerusalem and Israel will be His chief nation of blessing to all nations that are left (Isa. 11:1-10; Micah 4:1-4; Zech. 8:21-23; 14:9, 16-21). The Messiah will wield an iron rod of RIGHTEOUSNESS and Rule the nations with justice and righteous judgment (Isa. 9:6-7; Rev. 19:15). Under Messiah's reign will be pure joy as Almighty God’s curse on the earth shall be removed, and the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God will be fully implemented and enjoyed. Righteousness shall reign and abundant peace, life, blessing, prosperity and joy will exponentially increase and dominate this period until... the end (Isa. 11:1-10; 61:11, Rev. 20:7-15). There will be no more war and Jew and gentle will abide in peace under Messiah's reign (Isa. 2:4; Micah 4:3). As a result, all of man’s godless ideologies and delusional, alternative realities of "make-believe" will NEVER again exalt themselves outwardly against the reality and absolutes of Almighty God (Isaiah 11:9; 65: 16; Hab. 2:14; Zech. 14:9; Dan. 2:44; 7:14, 27). Any such rebellion will be swiftly judged and order will prevail. The Millennial Kingdom Age will be a time of knowing Almighty God and His Christ in a very personal and visual way. This 1000-year period will consist of: 1) the restoration and fulfillment of God’s promises to Israel, 2) illumination of and reflection on the Lamb’s saving work by the entire world, and 3) preparation for the ETERNAL state of the New Heaven and New Earth (Rev. 21:1). The most amazing aspect of the Millennial Kingdom is its conclusion. At the end of this Messianic, utopian age, multitudes of the offspring of those saved (regenerated) individuals who survived the Tribulation period and who first populated the kingdom will rebel as the sand of the sea (Rev. 20:7-8)! Even in a perfect state and with perfect conditions of the millennium age, the unregenerate heart of man will still rebel and seek to overthrow Almighty God (Gen 8:21; Jer. 17:9; Rev. 20:9). This final rebellion will be the pinnacle of the insanity of mankind. 

Under Messiah's reign will be pure joy as Almighty God’s curse on the earth shall be removed, and the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God will be fully implemented and enjoyed. Righteousness shall reign and abundant peace, life, blessing, prosperity and joy will exponentially increase and dominate this period.

As this final godless rebellion and war is crushed, time will have finally expired and come to and end (Rev. 20:11). Man will enter into the timelessness and perfect estate of ETERNITY FOREVERMORE. Their ETERNAL abode and destiny will be based on their free will decision to choose either God’s holy Heaven or His holy ETERNAL prison called the Lake of Fire (Rev. 20:12-15).

What is Your Choice?

The day in which we are living is fluctuating (changing) at a “breakneck” speed. Multitudes are being deluged in and overwhelmed by this “world of information” which has developed EXPONENTIALLY. In these dark days may it be your sincere desire to place your sole trust in the One who is ETERNALLY trustworthy and unmovable. Do not be deceived in thinking that the 2016 elections will save us and our country in this most trying and crucial time in our history. Only in the Messiah  is our hope. May you find your hope in Him alone.

The Kingdom of Heaven and the fulfillment of the Feast of Tabernacles is truly at hand, and nothing is going to stop that. May you place your trust in the LORD Jesus Christ (Psalm 110:1) and be ready, so that Day of His wrath will not overtake you as a thief (1 Thess. 5:2-4).

If you do not know the Lord Jesus Christ, Repent! for the Kingdom of Heaven is truly at hand!

DJP I.F.

Friday, October 14, 2016

A Message To The Conservative In These Trying Days


















In these days of ever-growing Government, there is a great burden on the hearts of conservatives from the impact on our culture and society. All we could use to do was to hope that true Conservative leadership and policies to be return to our land. That optimistic dream has been smashed in light of the 2012 election results and the GOP's marginalizing of true conservatives. There is hardly any Conservative leadership in Washington and the few who do stand up and raise their voices are slandered and beaten down by the Mainstream Leftist Media, the socially dependent lawless masses and are abandoned by the Republican Party. With the near total erosion of moral laws and absolutes and the dominance of moral relativism the effects are felt everywhere with seemingly no end is in sight. My friend's what is a Conservative to do in such days? Are we to place are trust in the optimistic delusional hopes and vain pep talks of the voices in the new media? God forbid my dear friends. The jig is up my friends and tragically countless conservatives have given themselves over to delusional hopes and dreams that cannot ever come to be. My friend, in the midst of the desperation and panic I would like to direct your attention away from the political and social problems that plague are day and that are so prevalent and point you to Almighty God and His Word!

1.) Look to and Seek The Lord!

"Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else (Isaiah 45:22). And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your heart. And I will be found of you, saith the LORD…" (Jeremiah 29:13-14).

2.) Have Faith in Almighty God and His Word!

"Have Faith in God (Mark 11:22). and But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him" (Hebrews 11:6).

3.) Place your Hope and Expectations in Almighty God for both Time and Eternity! 

"Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones (Proverbs 3:5-8). And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose" (Romans 8:28).

The following question needs to be asked by liberals and conservatives but mostly by conservatives: Do you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior as taught in the Holy Scriptures? Our moral virtues and conservative ideologies, no matter how good and noble, are not good enough for ETERNITY. To gain entrance into Heaven, we cannot and must not trust in our own goodness, but only in the righteousness that is found in Jesus Christ alone. The Bible states, "For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God. For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth" (Romans 10:2-4).

The most important question one needs to ask themselves today is not, "What about our country?" but this, "Do I have Almighty God's RIGHTEOUSNESS that is only found in the Lord Jesus Christ?"

The most important question one needs to ask themselves today is not, "What about our country?" but this, "Do I have Almighty God's RIGHTEOUSNESS that is only found in the Lord Jesus Christ?" The answer to this SOBERING REALITY and QUESTION will determine one's own destiny for all ETERNITY. In these very difficult days may you redirect your hopeless hope for the future from Washington D.C. to the very ETERNAL Throne-Room of Heaven, (i.e., in the direction of Almighty God and His Word). It is there in Almighty God's Word that you as an individual will find ALL the answers to your most dire questions and personal remedies for your lost estate (John 3:16-17, 36, Acts 16:29-31). May you see the BIG ETERNAL PICTURE for indeed it will set you FREE (John 8:32-36)! May it be even so this day in your life my friend,

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand! Will you be ready?

DJP I.F.


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Thursday, October 13, 2016

SINNERS WELCOME!
















There is great pardon and hope to ANY of Adam’s fallen race (Romans 5:12,17; Gen. 5:3) who truly seek it from Almighty God! Multitudes can attest to the validity of this great reality and truth. Some of the most self-righteous moralists and vilest offenders have sought and found Almighty God’s pardon and righteousness that is found only in the Person of His Son Jesus Christ, God’s Lamb (1 Peter 1:18-19)! When the broken and contrite heart of an individual looks to Almighty God for grace and mercy, my beloved, he will find it! With bells on! God has never said no to such a one! Never! (See Psalm 51:16, 17; Luke 18:13,14; 23:39-43.)

God’s Word, the Bible, states quite emphatically, whether to the most moral and virtuous or to the most wretched and vile, All have sinned and All need the Savior! No one in the human race is without exception. God’s Word states;

Some of the most self-righteous moralists and vilest offenders have sought and found Almighty God’s pardon and righteousness that is found ONLY in the Person of His Son Jesus Christ, God’s Lamb!
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All Have Sinned – All have missed the mark and fallen short of the God’s perfect standard, His glory (Romans 3:23)

All Have Trespassed – All have violated or trespassed against Almighty God’s Eternal Absolutes and Laws, i.e, Spiritual and Natural Moral Laws. (Isaiah 59:2, Eph 1:7, 2:1-10, Col :2:13)

All Have Unrighteous Imperfections – All have that which is flawed, marred, imperfect (incomplete), and lacking due to our fallen human inheritance from Adam that is contrary to God’s perfect design for His creation. (Job 13:23, 14:4, Psalm 51:5, Is 64:6)

All Need God’s Remedy – All need The Blood of the Lamb! The Person and Work of the Lord Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 1:7; 2:23; Col. 1:14,20; 1 Peter 1:2,18,19)

My friend, only in and by the Blood of the Lamb (Christ), can a man or woman be cleansed and be made whole. In the Lamb of God is found Almighty God’s pardon and propitiation to meet God’s righteous demands (Lev 17:11; Romans 10:4; 1 Corinthians 1:30; Eph 1:7; Col 1:14, 20; 1 John 2:2).

Sin is the cause, Christ is the cure, let the blood of the Lamb wash you pure!

Do you know the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s perfect Lamb? Have you been washed in the Blood of the Lamb? Have your trespasses (sins) against the righteousness of Almighty God been completely pardoned and forgiven? Christ - God's Lamb - shed His blood on the cross for the sins of the whole world! For you... for me... If you know Him not, may you place your trust in Him today. He has NEVER turned anyone away! Almighty God’s great desire is to wash you pure and to bring you unto Himself to enjoy FOREVER in RIGHTEOUSNESS! My friend place your faith and trust in Almighty God’s Savior, The Lord Jesus Christ today. He will pardon you and make you whole. Why not trust Him today? Why put off and ignore Almighty god's wondrous love for you. Your life will NEVER be the same! NEVER! And you will NEVER regret making that life-changing decision. Sin is the cause, Christ is the cure, let the blood of the Lamb wash you pure! (Col 1:14, 20)

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

The Fulfillment of the Day of Atonement - When Yeshua Returns to Israel

A Personal Question for a Son of Israel - Where is Your Atonement?



















My beloved Jewish friend, may I ask you these very personal questions on the Day of Atonement?

Where is YOUR atonement for your transgressions against the Holy Law of Almighty G-d (Lev. 17:11, Isa. 53)?

Where is YOUR sin-offering for your cleansing of transgressions against the Holy Law of Almighty G-d (Lev. 4, 17:11, Isa. 53)?

Where is YOUR lamb to offer in your place for your transgressions (Lev. 17:11, Isa. 53)?

Where is YOUR propitiation that FULLY satisfies the PERFECT RIGHTEOUS DEMANDS OF THE HOLY LAW OF G-D (Isa. 53:10-11, Zech. 12:8-14)?

Have you PERFECTLY kept the LAW of Moses with your whole HEART, SOUL and MIND (Deut. 6:5)?

My dear Jewish friend, ALL (Jew and Gentile) crucially need Almighty God's FULL SATISFYING propitiation which all the lambs of sacrifice pointed to but could NEVER take away (Ps. 40:6-8, Isa. 40:16). ETERNAL redemption is ONLY found in the PERFECT life, death and resurrection of the Messiah of Israel, the Branch of RIGHTEOUSNESS (Psalm 110:1, Isa 9:6-7, 53, Jer. 33:15, Zech. 12:10). The Messiah was born of the seed of woman and of the line of Abraham (Gen. 3:15, 12:3, Isa. 7:14, 9:6-7, Micah 5:2). He laid down His PERFECT and sinless life and shed His Blood for the transgressions of the world and was rejected by both Jew and Gentile (Isa. 53:1-10, Dan. 9:26, Zech. 12:10). He was buried (Ps. 16:10, Isa 53:9) and triumphantly AROSE from the dead for our justification and now sits at the RIGHT HAND of ALMIGHTY G-D in Heaven (Psalm 16:10,110:1, Isa. 52:13, 53:12, 9:6-7). He will come again to redeem Israel and will establish His Kingdom from Israel (Psalm 110:1, Isa. 11:1-10, Dan. 2:44-45, 7:13-14, Micah 4:1-4, Zech. 12-14).

ETERNAL redemption is ONLY found in the PERFECT life, death and resurrection of the Messiah of Israel, the Branch of RIGHTEOUSNESS.

It is our sincere desire that you would come to know the Messiah of Israel and let the Word of the Lord open your eyes and heart to the realities of time and ETERNITY. Tragically Israel's WORST DAYS are not very far away (Jer. 30:4-9, Zech 13:7-9, 14:1-4). It will take this GREAT TRIBULATION AND THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON that will cause Israel to FINALLY cry out to the LORD Yeshua Messiah as He returns from Heaven's glory and they will greatly repent and be mightily converted (Isa. 63:1-4, 66:7-9, Zech. 12:1-4, :8-14, 13:1-2,6, 14:1-4, Rev. 1:7, 19:11-21).

It will FINALLY take this GREAT TRIBULATION AND THE BATTLE OF ARMAGEDDON that Israel will FINALLY cry out to the Lord as He returns from Heaven's glory and the will greatly repent and be mightily converted.

We are not far away from these days. My dear Jewish friend may you have an ear to hear today The Gospel call of the Messiah of Israel. May you by faith ask Almighty G-d to reveal to you through His Holy Word the Messiah of Israel and may you receive Him as your Lord and Savior (Ps.110:1, Isa. 53).

Beloved, the Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

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The Messiah in Yom Kippur

Christians know that Jesus has provided our atonement: “for all have sinned and come short of the glory of God; being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus” (Rom. 3:23-24). God presented Him as a sacrifice of atonement, through faith in His blood. Jesus’ death surpasses and replaces the atonement ritual of the Jewish Temple. The book of Hebrews explains the ceremonies of the Day of Atonement as a pattern of the atoning work of Christ. Jesus is our high priest, and His blood shed on Calvary is seen as symbolized in the blood of bulls and goats. As the high priest of the Old Testament entered the Holy of Holies with the blood of his sacrificial victim, so Jesus entered heaven itself to appear before the Father on behalf of His people (Heb. 9:11-12) (Killian n.d.).

The Old Testament tabernacle was designed, in part, to teach Israel that sin hindered access to the presence of God. Only the high priest, and he only once a year, could enter the Holy of Holies, and then not without taking blood offered to atone for sins (Heb. 9:7). Hebrews notes that the levitical offerings could effect only the purification of the flesh. They ceremonially cleansed the sinner, but they could not bring about inward cleansing, the prerequisite for fellowship with God. Just as the high priest had to be sinless to enter the Holy of Holies and live, so Yeshua had to be sinless to live after He entered the grave.

But Christ being come an high priest of good things to come, by a greater and more perfect tabernacle, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this building; Neither by the blood of goats and calves, but by his own blood he entered in once into the holy place, having obtained eternal redemption for us. For if the blood of bulls and of goats, and the ashes of an heifer sprinkling the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh: How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without spot to God, purge your conscience from dead works to serve the living God (Heb. 9:11-14).

The high priest had to offer sin offerings each year for his own sins and the sins of the people. This annual repetition of the sacrifices served as a reminder that perfect atonement had not yet been provided. Jesus, however, through His own blood effected eternal redemption for His people (Heb. 9:12).

The Old Testament offerings served as a pattern and a prophecy of Jesus, who, through His better sacrifice, cleanses the conscience from dead works (Heb. 9:13-14). God always determined what was an acceptable offering and what was not. He finally provided His Son, the Lamb of God, as the sacrifice for the sins of the world (John 1:19; 3:16). The moment Jesus died, the veil of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom (Matt. 27:50-51). The earth quaked beneath men’s feet. This event is important because it established Jesus as being the new High Priest and Lamb of God. No longer must there be an annual sacrifice for sin on our behalf; instead, He has made payment for us once and for all. Jesus, through a new and living way has entered heaven itself, the true Holy of Holies, where He ever lives to make intercession for His people. The believer need not stand afar off, as did the Israelite of old, but may now through Christ approach the very Throne of Grace! Yes, it is now possible for each of us to have direct access to God through the blood of Yeshua HaMashiah (Jesus Christ)!

The Two Goats

After purifying the holy place and the altar of burnt offering with the mingled blood of the bullock, the High Priest went to the eastern side of the court in front of the Temple. Facing him were two identical goats. Nearby was a lottery box especially designed for this ceremony. In the box were two tablets (lots). One bore the name “For God,” the other “For azazel” (the scapegoat). The high priest shook the box and withdrew the tablets, putting one tablet in front of each goat. The goat labeled “for God” was sacrificed. The priest laid his hands upon the goat’s head labeled “for azazel” and confessed over it the sins of Israel. The scapegoat symbolically bore the sins of the nation of Israel away from the people. This goat, commonly called the scapegoat (i.e. escape goat), was then driven into the desert.In the same way Jesus was brought before Pilate and stood before the people just as He was about to be led forth, bearing the iniquities of the people. These two goats were required for one sacrifice (Lev 16:17, 21-22). Both sacrifices were fulfilled in the death and resurrection of Messiah Yeshua. How can resurrection be portrayed in a sacrifice? By using two animals, one killed, the other set free, representing Jesus’ death and resurrection. And he shall take the two goats, and present them before the LORD at the door of the tabernacle of the congregation. And Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats; one lot for the LORD, and the other lot for the scapegoat. And Aaron shall bring the goat upon which the LORD’S lot fell, and offer him for a sin offering. But the goat, on which the lot fell to be the scapegoat, shall be presented alive before the LORD, to make an atonement with him, and to let him go for a scapegoat into the wilderness (Lev. 16:7-10).

And he shall go out unto the altar that is before the LORD, and make an atonement for it; and shall take of the blood of the bullock, and of the blood of the goat, and put it upon the horns of the altar round about. And the goat shall bear upon him all their iniquities unto a land not inhabited: and he shall let go the goat in the wilderness (Lev. 16:18, 22).
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Tradition states that a cord of red wool was tied on the horn of the scapegoat, before it was let go in the wilderness. When the red wool turned white, it was a sign that God forgave the people’s sin. Come now, and let us reason together, saith the LORD: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool (Isa. 1:18).

The Priests used to bind a shining crimson strip of cloth on the outside door of the Temple. If the strip of cloth turned into the white color, they would rejoice; if it did not turn white they were full of sorrow and shame (Tractate Yoma 67a). Jewish literature explains the Shekhina glory of God left the Temple forty years prior to its destruction. Three signs occurred to show evidence of this:
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1.) The western candle of the menorah refused to burn continually.
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2.) The doors of the Temple would open of themselves.
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3.) The red wool no longer turned white supernaturally.
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This is especially significant because it indicated that God was no longer forgiving the sins of His people. The people were sorrowful because they began to realize more and more that the sacrifice of Yom Kippur did not have the power to cleanse their sinful hearts. That very year Jesus started His ministry, the very year that the blood of bulls and goats was no longer accepted as a sacrifice for the atonement of sin!

Prophetic Significance

The Second Coming or Judgment?

The entire ten days from the first day of the Feast of Trumpets through the Day of Atonement are known as Days of Repentance or Days of Awe. These days are possibly a picture of the Rapture (Feast of Trumpets), the Tribulation (days in between), and the second coming (Day of Atonement). Another theory claims these are a picture of the Second Coming (Feast of Trumpets), the Judgment (Day of Atonement). Second Coming?

Our Messiah made two promises before He returned to our Father. He would send the Comforter (Pentecost) and He would come again. 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). The Day of Atonement just may be the day of the Second Coming when Jesus will physically return to earth! The Bible clearly states Jesus will return immediately after the great tribulation. But in those days, after that tribulation, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give its light, and the stars will be falling from heaven, and the powers that are in the heavens will be shaken. And then they will see the Son of Man coming in clouds with great power and glory (Mark 13:24-26).

Day of Judgment?

The apostle Peter wrote about this awesome day of judgment. He declared, “But the day of the Lord will come like a thief. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire, and the earth and everything in it will be laid bare. Since everything will be destroyed in this way, what kind of people ought you to be? You ought to live holy and godly lives as you look forward to the day of God and speed its coming.”

But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness (2 Peter 3:10-13).

When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats: And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left. Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world (Matt. 25:31-34).

For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad (2 Cor. 5:10).
In the coming judgment, there is forgiveness and mercy and grace to those who have already received Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior, Who gave His life as a ransom for us! Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ: By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God (Rom. 5:1-2).
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Written by Robin Sampson
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This article was well done and we wanted to share it with our readers. This article is from biblicalholidays.com. Please visit this insightful website for more insight into the Biblical Feast Days.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

Getting Down to the Real Nitty Gritty!














My dear friend, may we get right down to the real nitty gritty of our hour... Do YOU personally know the Lord Jesus Christ as your personal Savior as the Holy Scriptures teach. In death everyone will give an account to Almighty God whether conservative or progressive (John 3:36, Rom. 14:11, Phil. 2:10, Heb. 9:27, Rev. 20:11-15). What you need today is ETERNAL REALITY and not subjective optimistic delusions. Here me, I love America and its noble aspirations at our founding but the jig is up and the Day of the Lord is at hand (Rev. 6-19). May you choose to want to see the REALITY of our hour for if you do you will be made ETERNALLY free (John 3:16-17, 36, Rev. 22:1-5)!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.