Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Messiah in Hanukkah - Messianic Significance of Chanukah














The law did not require Jews to be at the Temple in Jerusalem, as this was not one of the pilgrimage festivals. Every one observed it in his own place, not as a holy time. Jesus was there that He might improve those eight days of holiday for good purposes.

Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon’s porch when the Sadduciens asked him “How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ tell us.” They pretended to want to know the truth, as if they were ready to embrace it; but it was not their intention. Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye believed not: the works that I do in my Father’s name, they bear witness of me. But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you. My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me (John 10:25-27). He had told them, and they believed not; why then should they be told again, merely to gratify their curiosity?

Miracles

Hanukkah’s theme is of a miracle. During Hanukkah Jesus spoke of His miracles: If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not. But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works: that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him (John 10:37-38). Jesus wanted the people of his day to see His miracles and believe in Him as a result. His miracles point to his divine and messianic identity. In this way Yeshua personifies the message of Hanukkah: God actively involved in the affairs of his people. Hanukkah reminds us that God is a God of miracles, not just of concept and religious ideals. He has broken through into human history and continues to do so today. All of us who know Yeshua can speak of God’s working in our lives (Gilman 1995).

Jesus is the Light of the World

Jesus preached three sermons in which he declared Himself the “light of the world,” and all three could have been during Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. (It is not clear from the text when this incident happened, but it was some time between the Feast of Tabernacles and the Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah); both of these celebrations focused on light).Then Jesus said unto them, Yet a little while is the light with you. Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you: for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth. While ye have light, believe in the light, that ye may be the children of light. These things spake Jesus, and departed, and did hide himself from them (John 12:35-36).

Just before Jesus announced that He was the Light of the world, Jesus had shone upon the conscience of those who accused the adulteress. Read the story in John Chapter 8. John also records Jesus healing a blind man (John 9:1-12) at about the same time (John 8:12 and 9:5) that Jesus declared himself to be the Light of the world. When he had thus spoken, he spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and he anointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay, And said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam, He went his way therefore, and washed, and came seeing (John 9:5-7).

End Times

The story of Hanukkah can be compared with end-time happenings described in the books of Revelation and Daniel. Antiochus is a type of the antichrist. Just as happened under the rule of Antiochus, Daniel prophesied in Daniel 9:27 And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.

The same powers promoted by Antiochus are in the world today. Worldwide immorality, and idolatry are the norm. We must come out and be separate. And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you. The deceiver stands waiting to devour in this present culture (2 Cor. 6:16-17).
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Was Jesus Conceived on Hanukkah?

Many believe that our Messiah, the “light of the world,” was conceived on the festival of lights—Hanukkah. The Bible does not specifically say the date of Jesus’ birth. It was not during the winter months because the sheep were in the pasture (Luke 2:8). A study of the time of the conception of John the Baptist reveals he was conceived about Sivan 30, the eleventh week (Luke 1:8-13, 24). Adding forty weeks, for a normal pregnancy reveals that John the Baptist was born on or about Passover (Nisan 14). Six months after John’s conception, Mary conceived Jesus (Luke 1:26-33); therefore Jesus would have been conceived six months after Sivan 30 in the month of Kislev—Hanukkah. Was the “light of the world,” conceived on the festival of lights? Starting at Hanukah, which begins on Kislev 25 and continues for eight days, and counting through the nine months of Mary’s pregnancy, one arrives at the approximate time of the birth of Jesus at the Festival of Tabernacles. (See the Tabernacle chapter.)

Written by - Robin Sampson

Posted with permission.

For more great studies from a Jewish perspective please visit Biblical Holidays (The Heart of Wisdom website).

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Monday, December 11, 2017

THE FALSE GOD OF CHRISTMAS


Parents, often without even realizing it, have been teaching their children the following things about Santa Claus
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SANTA IS OMNISCIENT
He knows how children behave throughout the year. The familiar song says, "He knows if we've been good or bad." Also he knows exactly what children want for Christmas even if the child does not have an opportunity to tell him personally.

SANTA IS OMNIPOTENT
No storm is too great to hinder Santa from performing his annual miracle of delivering gifts throughout the world. He also defies the laws of nature by flying and by coming down the narrowest (and hottest!) of chimneys! Nor should we forget his amazing ability to produce millions of gifts throughout the year. Is anything too hard for Santa? With Santa all things are possible!

SANTA IS OMNIPRESENT
To visit every home in the world in one evening requires nothing less than omnipresence! Every child in the world can wake up in the morning and say, "Santa has been here! Santa was present in my home!" Prior to Christmas Santa also appears at hundreds of street corners and shopping centers throughout the country at the same time!

SANTA IS FAITHFUL
You can always count on Santa! Santa never fails and he never breaks his word. When Santa makes a promise he keeps it! When he promises a child a gift, that child will never be disappointed. Children are fully persuaded that what Santa has promised he is able also to perform. The child that believes in Santa will not be put to shame! Santa is totally dependable and trustworthy!

SANTA IS ETERNAL
Santa with his white beard and weather-beaten face is the very essence of eternity. Year after year goes by and Santa grows no older. Generations have come and gone but Santa is still here. His life is endless and Santa cannot die. To Santa belongs an unending life.
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SANTA IS IMMUTABLE
Yesterday, today, forever Santa is the same! He never seems to change. He is always happy! He is always jolly. He is always kind to children. In a changing world you can always count on Santa being Santa!

SANTA IS LOVE
Santa loves all the boys and girls in the world. Santa is no respecter of persons. He loves them all--red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in his sight.

SANTA IS RIGHTEOUS
All that Santa does is right! He makes no mistakes. He does all things well. Every child's stocking contains exactly the right thing.

SANTA IS GOOD
Santa showers his blessings upon all. Every good and perfect gift comes from Santa. He is the supreme GIVER of Christmas. It is Santa who brings the best gift of all!

SANTA IS SOVEREIGN
On Christmas Eve Santa is in complete control of the situation. Circumstances do not phase him (such as storms, sizes of chimneys, red-hot fire places, etc.). He is the King of Christmas!

SANTA IS COMING
Santa is coming to town. You better be ready! You better watch out! You better be good! He's coming! Are you prepared when Santa comes to reward every boy or girl according to his work? Millions of boys and girls each year wait with eager expectancy for the glorious appearing of the great Santa god. What a blessed hope for countless numbers of children! His reward is with him! What a comforting hope the boys and girls have as they prepare for his coming! And during the night he may come at any time. Even so, come, Santa Claus!

SANTA IS WORSHIPPED
Santa is worshipped and loved by thousands of children the world around. Children love him so much that all through the year they seek to please him in such a way that when they see him they will not be ashamed. O come let us adore HIM!
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.[Parents, is this the god you want your children to know and love? Is it important to tell our children the truth even when they are very young? What have you taught your children about the TRUE GOD, and His beloved Son, the Lord Jesus Christ? Have you taught them who the Great GIVER of Christmas is (John 3:16)? Do they know about the gift of God which is eternal life (Rom. 6:23)?]


For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have 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)

Merry Christmas! The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

GWZ I.F.


The Gospel of John Challenge
The Christmas Reality

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A note;

All this post is seeking to communicate is that Christ must have the preeminence at Christmas. If “Christians” would seek to exalt Santa above the reality of Christ’s Person and birth – which many do - they are dead wrong. These “Christians” are the ones who usually get the most offended at this post! If one seeks to be objective and truly believes the Christmas reality they would have no problem with this post. We did not post this piece to start a Santa War, but to make the individual consider the majesty and Devine Message of Christmas. That God Gave His Son! (John 3:16-17)
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Sunday, December 10, 2017

John 3:16 Music Video set to Silent Night

What is TRUTH and REALITY?















As humanity continues to out-work their godless subjective delusions, ideologies and philosophies here in time, the ETERNAL spiritual absolutes (truths) and natural (moral) laws of Almighty God never change, nor will they ever. That by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we might have a strong consolation (Hebrews 6; 18a). For I am the LORD, I change not (Malachi 3:6a). My covenant will I not break, nor alter the thing that is gone out of my lips (Psalm 89:34). Almighty God and His Word can be totally relied upon.

For about 4,200 years since the Tower of Babel dispersion humanity has been out-working their godless, unrighteous spiritual  ideologies and philosophies and have been reaping the horrific consequences ever since.
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In Romans 1:18-32 Almighty God tells us what happened after Babel and what were the end results thereof. Humanity had willingly chosen the abandonment of TRUTH and REALITY for a godless delusion and a lie (Gen 11:1-9, Rom. 1:18-32). These offspring of Noah's sons had replaced and exchanged the RIGHTEOUSNESS of Almighty God with unrighteousness. For about 4,200 years since the Tower of Babel dispersion humanity has been out-working their godless, unrighteous spiritual  ideologies and philosophies and have been reaping the horrific consequences ever since (Rom. 1:18-32). The consequences and end results of a godless existence are vanity and ETERNAL damnation (Eccl. 1:14; Rom. 3:23, Rev. 20:11-15). The REALITY of the life is that Almighty God sent His Son (John 3:16-17; Rom. 8:3-4) to redeem man and restore a right relationship between man and Himself (John 3:3-7, 16-17, 1 John 2:2, 4:10). That is ETERNAL REALITY and not some man made "religious" statement.

Almighty God's Word states;

God is a Spirit; and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth (John 4:24).

Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me (John 14:6).

Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth (John 17:17).

Thy word is true from the beginning: and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever (Psalm 119:160).

Do you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? To know Him is to know REALITY. To know Him is to know TRUTH. May you be sure that your "ideology" and "perception of reality" is rooted in the absolute REALITY of Almighty God and His never-changing Word. My dear friend, your whole ETERNITY depends on it!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

Gospel of John Challenge
What is Sin?
 

Saturday, December 9, 2017

The Falling Snow - A Reminder for the Redeemed!

My dear friends with the snow falling at my house I was thinking about the wonders of... snow. Yes snow! Something one either hates or loves but whether you despise it or enjoy it, snow in it's self is an absolute wonder of Almighty God's ETERNAL creative  genius (Job 38:22-23, Psalm 104:24, Prov. 3:19).

As I was thinking of snow... the Bible verse from Isaiah 1:18 once again came to mind.

"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."

Oh my dear friends, what a wondrous ETERNAL REALITY and TRUTH  to think on for the child of God as we walk through this fallen "scarlet colored" world in our "scarlet" fallen body (Gal. 1:4, Eph. 2:1-2, Rom. 7:7-25)!

Snow is absolutely white and beautiful all together, pure and undefiled and up here in New England we get our fair share of it. There is nothing more beautiful than waking up in the morning after a huge snowstorm that happens in the dark of night! The total landscape is changed and whatever was visible on the ground prior is completely covered. All you can see is the beautiful whiteness of the fallen snow and this has a message to us. Almighty God uses His creation to teach us many important lessons, the most important of these lessons is how Christ's redemptive work cleanses the fallen child of Adam - who is born in a state of transgression and is a transgressor against all that is ABSOLUTE about Almighty God (Rom. 5:12-21). It's by faith alone in Almighty God's PERFECT LAMB and His finished WORK that the transgressor is redeemed, pardoned and cleansed by the shed RIGHTEOUS crimson colored blood of the Messiah of Israel (Isa. 53, Rom. 6:23, Eph. 2:8-9, Heb. 10:21-28, 1 Peter 1:19, Rev. 1:5)!

Almighty God's once PERFECT "white" creation has been HORRIFICALLY transformed and saturated into a darkened scarlet estate.

White is the easiest of all colors to be defiled while scarlet is not. From Adam's innocence, to his fall, to our present day some 6000 years later the white undefiled estate of Almighty God's original creation is anything but white as snow (Gen. 1:31, Rom. 5:12-21). Almighty God's once PERFECT "white" creation has been  HORRIFICALLY transformed and saturated into a darkened scarlet colored estate; non cleansable and unable to be restored to its original estate of white (RIGHTEOUSNESS). The darker the object the less the defiling stains show themselves and such is this present world (2 Cor. 4:3-4). The god of this world has blinded the minds of Adam's fallen unregenerated race and moral relativism and darkness is the prism in which this world views reality (Isa. 53:6). Our world today after 6000 years of accumulated scarlet deeds is absolutely saturated with the irremovable stains of godlessness, decadence, lawlessness and violence and absolutely hopeless for all of humanities unregenerated fallen remedies (Isa. 53:6, Rom. 3). Today our global scarlet estate is received and promoted as the "norm" while the purity of Almighty God's whiteness (RIGHTEOUSNESS) is rejected and looked at as defiled and evil by this world's unregenerate inhabitants (Isa. 5:20, John 3:19-21, 15:18, 17:14, 1 John 3:13). The world's inhabitants of today are subjectively absorbed in their fallen estate and absolutely oblivious to Almighty God's RIGHTEOUSNESS standard (Rom. 1:18-32, 10:2-4).

My dear friends, Almighty God cries out to a scarlet colored world today; "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."

Oh my dear friends, do you personally know what Almighty God has done for you? God the Father has taken our transgressions, which were innumerable and has washed them in the blood of His own dear Son the Lamb and has made us white as snow! When we received Christ into our hearts and do business with God as the Bible testifies and clearly teaches we are then changed from scarlet to snow white. In Christ the child of God has been REDEEMED, JUSTIFIED and RIGHTEOUS!

"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God. For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him." (2 Cor. 5:17-21)

"But of him are ye in Christ Jesus, who of God is made unto us wisdom, and righteousness, and sanctification, and redemption:" (1 Cor. 1:30)

My dear friends, may all the precious promises of Almighty God which are found in His Word for you be in your possession to personally know, experience and enjoy.

What a wonder that though our sins were as scarlet we that are now in Christ have been made white as snow (2 Cor. 5:17-21, Eph. 2:10-22, Rev. 1:5). Oh how we need this Divine TRUTH and REALITY this Christmas season my beloved!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

The Blood of the Lamb (click on link for the Bible verse which speak of Christ's precious blood)

What Must I do To Be Saved?

The Wonders of Snow -God of Wonders DVD

Friday, December 8, 2017

Come With Me Ye Children

Peace on Earth, Good Will Towards Men?



















One of the most favorite sayings and happy thoughts that are spoken frequently by people during the Christmas or “holiday” season is the phrase “Peace on Earth good will to men”. There are bumper stickers, signs, shirts, holiday cards, trinkets etc. that seek to capitalize and get out this optimistic and positive message. Even liberal secularists who reject biblical Christianity love to quote this phrase and claim it as their own. Sadly, this phrase is TOTALLY taken out of the biblical context and is perceived from a subjective godless utopian world perspective (conservative and liberal).

Even liberal secularists who reject biblical Christianity love to quote this phrase and claim it as their own.

The origin of this quote is taken from the biblical account in Luke of the countless MILLIONS of angelic beings who were sent forth by Almighty God to proclaim the Savior’s birth (Luke 2:.8-15, Heb.1:14). These countless innumerable angelic beings manifested themselves with the heavenly heralds of wondrous and astonishing exaltations of great joy to the oblivious shepherds who were in the fields of Bethlehem GUARDING their sheep by NIGHT (Luke 2:8-14). It was in the birth of THIS child (Jesus Messiah (Isa. 9:6-7) that Almighty God would bring forth the propitiation for redemption for ALL of fallen humanity and the final death nail and demise of Lucifer and his fallen angelic monsters (Gen. 3:15, John 16:7-11, 1 John 1:2:2, Rev. 5, 20:10). The righteous angelic hosts of heaven comprehended what was taking place and were ecstatic about what their Creator was doing. It absolutely stupefied these angelic beings as the Son of God - the pinnacle of glory - stepped out of ETERNITY and and put on flesh and blood to redeem Adam’s fallen race. Is it any wonder that and shouted with exceedingly great joy (John 1:1-3, 14, Phil. 2:5-11, Heb. 10:1-18)!

It absolutely stupefied these angelic beings as the Son of God - the pinnacle of glory - stepped out of ETERNITY and and put on flesh and blood to redeem Adam’s fallen race.

Almighty God the Creator of all (Col. 1:16,-17, Heb. 1:2-3, Rev. 4:11) was interceding on behalf of Adam’s fallen and rebellious race and showing forth His ETERNAL love, mercy and grace in good will towards His enemies (Rom. 5:6, Eph. 2:1-10, Col. 1:20-22). The objective angelic understanding of Adam’s fallen race far exceeds our own as humans (Heb.1:14). They exist and dwell in FULL REALITY and heavenly LIGHT. They know all to well the horrific devastation that awaits unrepentant unregenerate transgressing mankind in the Lake of Fire FOREVER (Matt. 13:42, 50, 25:41, John 3:16-17, Rev. 20:11-15, 21:8). Is it any wonder that the angelic hosts of heaven rejoice with EXCEEDINGLY GREAT joy when just one son of Adam repents and comes to the Messiah of Israel, the Savior of the world as their personal Savior (Isa. 53, Luke 2:13-14, John 3:16-17). This is what is meant by the statement “peace on earth good will towards men”. This child - who is Almighty God the Son - PUT ON flesh and blood to shed His RIGHTEOUS blood for the transgressions of the entire world (Adam to the end of time).

Is it any wonder that the angelic hosts of heaven rejoiced with EXCEEDINGLY GREAT joy when just one son of Adam repents and comes to the Messiah of Israel, the Savior of the world as their personal Savior.

It was to be His sacrificial death and resurrection from the dead that would restore fellowship between man with their Creator and establish an EVERLASTING peace between the two parties (Job 9:33, John 1:14, Rom. 10:4, Phil. 2:5-11, Heb. 1:2-3, 10: 1-18). My beloved, this child IS our PEACE (Isa. 9:6, Eph. 2:14-17, Col. 1:20, 1 John 2:2)! When we seek to say “peace on earth, good will towards men” and LEAVE OUT the Son of God who is the ONLY Savior and method FOR establishing TRUE PEACE, we deceive ourselves and join in Satan’s godless rebellion against ALL that is the ETERNAL God and His ETERNAL sovereignty (2 Cor. 4:3-4). There can NEVER be true peace for those who REJECT and leave Almighty God the Son out of the equation (Psalm 112:10, Isa. 32:17, 48:18, 22, Rev. 20:11-15). Notice how the world leaves off and will NEVER state the first part of the quote, “GLORY TO GOD IN THE HIGHEST”? They can’t and will NEVER acknowledge that, for if they did they would have to repent and be saved (John 3:19-21, Rom. 1:18-32, 2 Thess 2:10)!

When we seek to say “peace on earth, good will towards men” and LEAVE OUT the Son of God who is the ONLY Savior and method FOR establishing TRUE PEACE, we deceive ourselves and join in Satan’s godless rebellion against ALL that is the ETERNAL God and His ETERNAL sovereignty.

There is absolutely no way that TRUE PEACE and PERFECT HARMONY can EVER be brought about WITHOUT the ETERNAL established RIGHTEOUSNESS of ALMIGHTY GOD (Isa. 32:17, 48:18,22). Almighty God’s whole ETERNITY and physical universe was established based on the ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS PERSON of the TRIUNE GOD! How deceived are we as humans and totally delusional to think that we as Adam’s fallen race could establish a PERFECT world and enter into ETERNITY without the required RIGHTEOUSNESS that Almighty God demands (1 Cor. 6:8-11, Gal. 5:19-21, Rev. 21:8, 22:14-15).We are a smashed and broken egg with absolutely no way our repairing ourselves. 6000 years of human history testifies to the fact that we are a violent and lawless race with death as our future and destiny (Rom. 3:23) and on our way to total destruction. If it had not been for Almighty God’s outside intervention holding back the full accumulation of violence of mankind we would have been extinct a long time ago  (Matt. 24:21-22, 2 Thess. 2:6-8). Isn’t it amazing that as American’s listen to our leaders in Washington D.C., the media (conservative and liberal), Hollywood and the music culture and industry preach utopian ideals unto them that the majority of the world sincerely believe that lie from hell, which is if we just keep working at “peace” (give peace a chance) that we will one day finally achieve it?

How deceived are we as humans and totally delusional to think that we as Adam’s fallen race could establish a PERFECT world and enter into ETERNITY without the required RIGHTEOUSNESS that Almighty God demands.

My friend, let's wake up and get real! There is NO WAY that a smashed egg can EVER again be put perfectly back together and there is NO WAY that this broken world can EVER fix itself. This vain utopian pursuit is the ultimate delusional chasing of the devil’s cattle. At the end of this vain delusional chase the world will tragically finally find out the REALITIES of time and ETERNITY that they have REJECTED their whole lives (Luke 16:22-31, Heb. 9:27, Rev. 20:11-15). It will be in that Day that these will be fully AWAKENED from their self induced godless hypnotic delusion and will FULLY understand that their lawless self willed existence here in time has led them straight into the slaughter house of the ETERNAL Divine Judgment and wrath of Almighty God (Rom. 1:18-32, 2 Thess. 2; 8-12, Rev.20:11-15).

My dear friend this is not Almighty God’s desire for you, to die in your transgressions. He sent His Son 2000 years ago born of a virgin so you might LIVE FOREVER with Him and to enjoy Him in RIGHTEOUS PERFECTION and BLISS FOREVERMORE (1 Cor. 2:9, Rev 21-22:1-5). This was Almighty God’s grand desire at the beginning of creation for mankind not what man has horrifically reaped upon himself. We as a world do not know divine PEACE let alone the temporal peace that fallen man can barely manufacture (Isa. 32:17, 48:18, 22, 53, John 1:10-11, Rom. 3, Rev.6-16).

A Savior was born and is soon coming again in great glory to establish His 1000 year reign of PEACE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS!

This season may we truly - with all our being - want to know, possess and exercise the wondrous peace of Almighty God which He has brought to us by the shed blood of His dear Son (Eph. 2:14). As we walk in time may we seek to enjoy our redemptive benefits which have been given to us by our God and Savior (Eph. 1:3, 2:1-19, Phil. 4:17, Col. 3:1-4) and the heavenly peace of heart that comes with the fact and reality that our sins and trespasses are removed FOREVER (Psalm 103:12, Rom. 7:24-25, 10:4, Gal 1:4). That my friends is what “peace on earth is all about! Rejoice GREATLY (Phil. 4:4)! A Savior was born and is soon coming again in great glory to establish His 1000 year reign of PEACE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS (Isa. 2:1-4, 9:6-7, 11:1-9, 32:1 Jer. 23:5, 33:15-16, Dan. 2:44-45, 7:7:13-14, Micah 4:1-4)!!!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.


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Thursday, December 7, 2017

The 76th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor and the Day of the Lord!

Today (December 7th) marks the 76th year anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor naval base. How sad that this date - which would live in infamy - has been nearly forgotten by toady's American population and especially our youth. Tragically it has been the successful revision of our American history by the Left and the evils of it that has made us weak and vulnerable to a present day "Pearl Harbor" of  EXPONENTIAL proportions (Rev. 6).

It was under the deception of peace and negotiations that Japan struck without warning.

To set the stage for 1941, tensions were high between Tokyo and Washington. Japan had been flexing its military muscle through out China and ravishing the Chinese people and their neighboring countries. Japan's naval might was astounding and they dominated the Pacific ocean. It was under the deception of peace and negotiations that Japan struck without warning. They attacked first, THEN declared war! How and why did America not see what was eventually coming baffles people to this day? In light of Japan's aggressive military advancements and military policies the evidence was more than abundant. Sadly, our guard was up BUT... we deceived ourselves that we were safe from the threat of the Japanese Imperial Navy and their military aggressions. The mind set was that it could not happen to us? We are safe, surrounded by the two big ponds and we are America, the greatest nation in the world. Who could EVER attack us? This same mindset was also present on 9/11/2001.

On a beautiful SUNDAY morning when our guard was down and day dreaming of a positive bright future for the world and our children infamy struck.
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On a beautiful SUNDAY morning when our guard was down and day dreaming of a positive bright future for the world and our children infamy struck. The attacks on Pearl Harbor shocked our nation and woke a sleeping giant to the realities of this big bad fallen evil world. That day America personally experienced the horrific aggressive appetites of the world's power hungry war pigs of their day and the result was horrific war.

Since 1941 we as a nation and a world have EXPONENTIALLY changed for the worse. Our barbarity, decadence, lasciviousness, greed, violence and narcissism has saturated our world from top to bottom and the evidence of it is every where. With the arrival of the technology age all have access to its  mighty power. There is absolutely no comparison to our day (2017) then that of 1941.  We have EXPONENTIALLY changed as individuals, callus and wanton. The technological advances have demonstrated as we as a world have expressed to all who that we are more evil and more godless than ever (conservative and liberal). We have demonstrated to angels good and bad every where that we DO NOT NEED Almighty God's PERFECT RIGHTEOUSNESS - which is found ONLY in Jesus Christ - and are quite self sufficient and content in our fallen humanity (conservative or liberal) to exist without our Creator in SPIRIT and TRUTH (John 1:10, Rom. 1:18-32, 10:2-4).

The technological advances OF OUR DAY have demonstrated to all who pay attention that we are more evil and more godless than ever (conservative and liberal).

It will be this very mindset and godless attitude that will lead this oblivious present world straight into the Day of the Lord and into the unimaginable, (the reception of Lucifer's and his anti Christ - 2 Thess. 2:3-12, Rev. 6-9, 13). As the attacks on Pearl Harbor and 9/11 OVERTOOK a sleeping nation so will the Day of the Lord OVER TAKE a sleeping America and an entire world (1 Thess. 5:3, Rev. 6-16). An overwhelming majority of the world's inhabitants (conservative and liberal) REJECT the RIGHTEOUS REALITIES of Almighty God's Word and its prophetic TRUTHS. Deep in their hearts mankind KNOWS without a shadow of a doubt that Almighty God's Day of Reckoning is at hand (Rom. 1:32). Sadly they seek to suppress and block out these REALITIES in the fear that they would have to repent and be saved (Rom. 1:18-32, 2 Thess. 2:10, Rev. 21:8, 27). How tragic!

An overwhelming majority of the world's inhabitants (conservative and liberal) REJECT the RIGHTEOUS REALITIES of Almighty God's Word and its prophetic TRUTHS.

The Holy Scriptures give ample warnings to be awake and on our guard about the day and hour in which we are presently living in. NOT to be asleep, but awake (Rom. 13:11, Thess. 5:6)! NOT to be idle, but redeeming the time (Eph. 5:16-17)! NOT to be ignorant fools, but wise (2 Cor. 2:11, Rom. 10:3, 11:25, 1 Thess. 4:13-18). NOT to be unbelieving, but believing (Mark 11:22, Heb. 11:6, James 1:6-8, 1 John 5:4)! Sadly many professing "Christians" know not the TRUE Christ of Holy Scripture and are deceiving themselves about their ETERNAL estate (Matt 7:21-23, Rom. 10:2-4, Jude 1:10). They themselves are looking for a delusional earthly world utopia and are oblivious to the Battle of Armageddon, Christ's glorious return to earth and the establishment of the 1000 year Kingdom of Heaven on earth.(Isa. 2:1-5, 11, Micah 4:1-4, Matt. 7:21-23, 15:7-9, Rev. 16:13-16, 19:11-21). Is it no wonder that that Day comes as a thief in the night!

In these last days may we be the children of light that our Savior desires of us. May we be steadfast and unmovable as this world is about to enter the ultimate "Pearl Harbor" called,  "the Day of the Lord" (1 Thess. 5:3).

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.



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The Awaiting Red Dragon and the First Christmas.













Long before the first nativity (First Christmas) ever took place it was well known by the god of this world (Gen. 3:14-15, Eph. 2:2-3, Rev. 12:4). Lucifer, - at his fall -ABSOLUTELY COMPREHENDED that he was ETERNALLY doomed. His violent rebellion against Almighty God’s ETERNAL sovereignty and RIGHTEOUSNESS was WELL planned and thought out (Isa. 14:12-15). I truly believe that when Lucifer was created at the beginning of Almighty God’s creation and was given the chief position in the worship of the TRIUNE GOD that he truly loved and adored his Creator (Ezek. 28:12-15). The heavenly worship which he conducted in that timeless past was one of majestic praise and glory. He inspired the countless angelic hosts and brought great praise and glory to Almighty God. But as time went on Lucifer started to subjectively conceive a jealous and envious spirit against the very One whom was his sole object of love and devotion. He began looking at his created beauty and pride and rebellion began to consume him (Ezek. 28:12-15).

But as time went on Lucifer started to subjectively conceive a jealous and envious spirit against the very One whom was his sole object of love and devotion.

As time went on he became more and more consumed with power and finally acted on his godless delusional ambitions and fully crossed over the line of the ETERNAL established RIGHTEOUSNESS and SOVEREIGNTY of Almighty God (Isa, 14:12-15, Ezek. 28:15) into the full manifestation of godless evil and rebellion. His new totalitarian mindset (the lust for total control) transgressed and undermined all that is Almighty God and His ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS SOVEREIGNTY. Lucifer then proceeded to seduced and convinced 1/3 of the angelic host to partake in his godless transgression and rebellion against all that is ETERNALLY ABSOLUTE and was cast out of the presence of Almighty God (Rev. 12:4). He was exiled out of Almighty God’s heavenly kingdom of light and was cast out into the outer darkness of Almighty God's creation. All the wonder of his CREATED beauty was as a beautifully cut diamond surrounded by a multitude of precious jewels (Ezek. 28:12-15). When he rebelled and abandoned the LIGHT of RIGHTEOUSNESS he became valueless and with out purpose. For WITHOUT the brilliance of HIS Creator’s DIVINE light of RIGHTEOUSNESS the wondrous jewels that he was became worthless and of no value. What value are the most precious jewels of the world when they are left in the darkness? As these exiled angelic beings began to exist in the darkness of their minds - which was outside Almighty God’s heavenly kingdom’s realm of light and reality - they became more subjectively godless, evil, lawless and hateful. As their rage and insanity grew to EXPONENTIAL levels they fully abandoned ALL reality and became more aggressive in their war against Almighty God. This demonic aggression would be fully exercised and expressed in the heart of Almighty God’s new physical and tangible creation, the Garden of Eden (Gen. 3).

It was not to long after God’s new creation (Gen. 1) was completed that Lucifer found his opportunity and sought to deceive and destroy Almighty God’s divine representative and ruler over His physical creation, Man (Gen. 2). It was by the same subtle craftiness and deception which Lucifer applied to the angelic multitudes in the heavenly realm prior to this new creation that he would use on Man (John 8:44). Lucifer went forth in his vindictive vengeance and by his craftiness and subtle questioning deceived and led the woman to commit spiritual suicide (Gen. 3:1-6, 1 Tim. 2:14). Lucifer knew that by the woman’s weaknesses he could bait and bring down Adam, thus corrupting and destroying Almighty God’s new creation and His sovereign representative (i.e., Man) and rule. When Adam followed his wife’s transgression and openly disobeyed Almighty God’s commands, he also died spiritually and lost his dominion to Satan who became the ruler of this fallen world (Gen. 3, Rom. 5:12, 17, Luke 4:5-6, Eph. 2:2-3).

In the darkened minds of these fallen beings they truly believed that they had the power to still over through the ETERNAL SOVEREIGNTY of Almighty God and establish Lucifer’s throne above the pinnacle of ETERNITY.

Lucifer had successfully destroyed Almighty God’s sovereign representative and rendered him useless for man’s ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS calling and purpose (Gen. 3:1-7, Rom. 5:12, 17). Lucifer and the fallen angelic host rejoiced greatly at the success of this great demonic coos! Their revenge was complete… so they thought and their vindictive rage finally appeased. In the darkened minds of these fallen beings they truly believed that they had the power to still over through the ETERNAL SOVEREIGNTY of Almighty God and establish Lucifer’s throne above the pinnacle of ETERNITY (Isa. 14:12-15). Oh how deceived are those who dwell in darkness and feed on delusion and vanity (Prov. 8:36, Rom. 1:18-32, John 3:19-21)! As time would go on they would personally experience they were ETERNALLY no match for the OMNISCIENCE of Almighty God (Job 5:9, Isa. 40:28, 55:9, Rom. 11:33).

It was at this point in time – at Adam’s fall - that Almighty God revealed His plan of REDEMPTION which was planned from the ENDLESS ETERNAL EONS of ETERNITY PAST (Gen. 3:14-15, 1 Peter 1:19-20, Rev. 13:9).

As Almighty God pronounced the judgment and revealed the consequences that would now follow Adam and Eve and their posterity through out their existence in time, He then revealed His plan for the ETERNAL salvation for man and the final means of the demise of Lucifer and his angelic demonic hosts (Gen. 3:15). It would be through the Man, - the very one who Lucifer had deceived and murdered spiritually - that the Savior would come (Rom. 5:12-21, 1 Cor. 15:21)! This Offspring of Eve would redeem mankind from their fallen nature, godless transgressions and ETERNAL demise and then would finally assign Lucifer and his angels to the Lake of Fire FOREVER (Matt. 25:41, Rev. 19:11-21, 20:1-3, 10). What looked like to Lucifer as a victorious coop over Almighty God the ETERNAL KING of GLORY when he murdered Adam and Eve had now become the very means and vessel of Lucifer’s ETERNAL demise and ruin (Rom. 5:6-21, 1 Cor. 15:21, Rev 1:18, 5). It would be by this far lesser creature (Man) than he, that Lucifer would find his final ETERNAL doom (John 1:1-3,14, Rom. 1:3-4, Phil. 2:6-11, Heb. 2:14-18, Rev. 5:5, 20:10).

What looked like to Lucifer as a victorious coop over Almighty God the ETERNAL KING of GLORY when he murdered Adam and Eve had now become the very means and vessel of Lucifer’s ETERNAL demise and ruin.

Since the Garden of Eden it has always been Satan and his demonic host’s sole desire and passion to destroy the line of the Messiah in whatever capacity and means possible (Rev. 12:4). Though Satan FULLY rejects the ETERNAL WORD of Almighty God, he believes what it states and uses Almighty God’s prophetic promises to seek to derail and destroy Almighty God’s prophetic promises from coming to be. One cannot study and read the Word of God and its righteous testimonies and not see Satan’s hand at work in his perpetual effort to derail Almighty God’s plan and purposes for humanity at every chance (John 8:44, Eph. 6:12, Rev. 12:9). He MUST... destroy the coming (1st and 2nd) of the Messiah to preserve himself and his host from ETERNAL damnation. He truly believes that it is in his power to over throw Almighty God and His ETERNAL SOVEREIGNTY and become lord  and despot of His creation (physical and spiritual). As a raging madman, Lucifer was hell bent on destroying Almighty God’s Promised One from being born. It has been since the Garden of Eden that he has been on this perpetual assassination mission and as we shall see, he was present and ready to destroy the babe of Bethlehem 2000 years ago (Rev. 12:4).

“And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman (Israel) clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars: And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon (Satan), having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads. And his tail drew the third part of the stars (angels) of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born. And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God and to his throne” (Rev. 12:1-5).

You see, Lucifer “the Dragon” was there on that first Christmas night when the Savior of the world was born (Rev. 12:4). This violent raging Dragon knew exactly who this babe was and he could not afford to let this One who was the promised Savior from the Garden of Eden to exist (Gen. 3). He (the Messiah) had to be annihilated and destroyed. Yet Almighty God and His ETERNAL SOVEREIGNTY kept this dragon a bay. There is the account given in Scripture in which we see Satan's hand behind Herod’s violent decree two years later in which he sought to destroy every child in the city of David up to two years old (Matt. 2:12-21). Lucifer throughout Jesus Messiah’s life sought countless attempts on Jesus’ life – but all to no avail - for it was not His time. Jesus must go to the Cross and fulfill His divine mission of REDEMPTION and nothing - not even the great red Dragon - could stop that from coming to be (Matt. 26:39, John 19:30, Heb. 10:4-14, Rev. 5:5-9). God’s description of Lucifer as a violent raging dragon is for us to understand just who this horrific monster is. He is our fiercest enemy (2 Cor. 4:4, Heb. 2:14-15, 1 Peter 5:8, Rev. 12:11). It is his sole desire - as in the Garden of Eden - to keep Almighty God’s creation and mankind doomed and under his tyrannical grasp for his own evil hyper narcissistic means (Heb. 2:14-15). You see, it is Lucifer's sole desire to receive the worship of Almighty God's creation - in heaven above and earth below - and to establish his kingdom of darkness FOREVER (Gen. 11, Isa. 14:12-15, Luke 4:5-6, Eph. 2:2-3,  Rev. 13).

Lucifer through out Jesus Messiah’s life sought countless attempts on Jesus’ life – all to no avail - for Jesus must go to the Cross and fulfill His divine mission of REDEMPTION.

2000 years ago in Bethlehem of Judea a godless world was about its own way, OBLIVIOUS to Almighty God’s wondrous love and OBLIVIOUS to the demonic murderer’s grand intentions to destroy the only hope for mankind's salvation (Isa. 53:6, John 1:10, 3:17-17).

As we enter into another Christmas season, how many people today are also oblivious to the continued raging spiritual war that is in full engagement all around us? This great war is ever raging for the hearts, souls and minds of mankind and will climax at the Battle of Armageddon (Eph. 2:2-10, 6:12, Rev. 16:13-16). The Dragon still is EVER seeking to devour, deceive and destroy while Almighty God the ETERNAL Creator is EVER seeking to REDEEM and SAVE (John 3:16-17)! No wonder the multitudes of angelic hosts rejoiced that night 2000 years ago when the Savior of mankind was born (Matt. 1:21, Luke 2:8-14, Rom. 5:17). Almighty God gloriously fulfilled His promise to mankind in light of Satan’s continual opposition. My friend even now God has protected and kept us from the FULL WRATH of this raging dragon and has given ALL the opportunity to be delivered from this tyrannical monster, our fallen nature and the ETERNAL JUDGMENT of Almighty God on our transgressions against His ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS ABSOLUTES (John 1:12, Acts 16:29-31, Eph. 2:2-10).

The Dragon still is seeking to devour, deceive and destroy while Almighty God the ETERNAL Creator is EVER seeking to redeem and save!

This Christmas season may you be sure that you truly know the Savior that Almighty God has provided for you. Lucifer the raging dragon is still seeking to destroy and devour as he did 2000 years ago on that first Christmas night but Almighty God is also seeking to deliver ALL who come to His promised Savior and Messiah. Oh beloved! That is truly what Christmas is all about!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.


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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Anti - Christmas Gift Giving at the Beginning of Anti Christ's Reign!




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A time coming up very shortly of global gift giving will not be at Christmas but rather when the resuscitated Anti Christ - whose mortal wound has been  healed - will slay Almighty God's Two Witnesses at the end of their Divine ministry (Rev. 11:3-12). It will be for the world a Merry Anti-Christ -mas time as their hatred for Almighty God is at a zenith!

It will be for the world a Merry Anti-Christ -mas time as their hatred for Almighty God is at a zenith!

It will be after the execution of Almighty God's Two Witnesses that their dead bodies will be left in the streets of Jerusalem to rot for all the world to see (Rev. 11:7-10). The dead bodies of Almighty God’s Two Witnesses are to be a sobering warning to all nations and their inhabitants of what will happen to any who opposes this madman’s satanic godless designs for the world (Rev. 13). As these two bodies lay in the streets the world will greatly rejoice at the barbaric murder of these two messengers of RIGHTEOUSNESS (Rev.11: 7-11)! Their greatest two enemies who stood in the way of their godless desires and godless utopian visions have finally been destroyed! WE ARE FREE!! will be their global chant. The godless world will have a great "Christ-less Christmas" celebration – as it were - and send great gifts to one another as a token of their "liberty" (Rev. 11:7-10). This execution of Almighty God's Two Messengers will temporarily enhance the power and authority of the Beast (Anti-Christ) and solidify his global base (Rev. 13, 17:11-12, 17)! The repeated global chant of the unregenerate masses will be: "Who can make war with our great leader?!! For he has destroyed Almighty God's UNDEFEATABLE ENEMIES and NOTHING can stop us now from doing all that we imagine  to do (Gen. 11: 6,Rev. 13:4, 8)!" It will be at the height of their delusional godless exceeding great joy that something will transpire that will UTTERLY HORRIFY the world’s LAWLESS inhabitants and send ETERNAL fear and dread into their black and godless hearts.
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The world will greatly rejoice at the barbaric murder of these two men! The Two Witnesses of Almighty God have finally been destroyed! The godless world will have a "Christ-less Christmas" celebration and send gifts to one another.

They Are Alive!!
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As the three and a half days have gone by - after the barbaric and brutal murders of Almighty God's two powerful Witnesses - they are resuscitated by ALMIGHTY GOD in the presence of ALL of the world and ascend up into Heaven right before their wicked eyes (Rev. 11:11-12)! This horrific sobering event will send absolute horror and fear into the hearts and minds of the entire world, for they KNOW now without a shadow of a doubt that their doom is absolutely sealed and all the prophetic truths of Almighty God's Two Witnesses are guaranteed to be as they have stated. For even in this SUPERNATURAL WONDROUS event the world's inhabitants will double down and will still not repent nor give glory to Almighty God their Creator and be saved." (Rev. 11:11, 12). It will be at this time that the Beast will then cause ALL to take his mark and whosoever does - in light of ALL of the EXPONENTIAL Divine revelation - will seal their doom and can NEVER be delivered. For they have REJECTED the love of the TRUTH and they are hopelessly FOREVER doomed (2 Thess. 2:8-12, Rev. 14:9-11)!
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As the three and a half days have gone by after the barbaric and brutal murders of Almighty God's Two powerful Witnesses they are resuscitated by ALMIGHTY GOD in the presence of ALL of the world and ascend up into Heaven right before their wicked eyes.

Cast Out!
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It will also be at this time that Lucifer and his remaining host are cast out of heaven and confined to planet earth (Dan. 2:41-43, Rev. 12:7-17, Rev. 18:2)! He is know FULLY aware that his time is VERY, VERY short and he is EXPONENTIALLY raging, wrathful and violent! With Lucifer’s new fascist world leader (i.e., the Anti Christ) established and in absolute global charge of the physical world, he is ready to roll with the FINAL global demonic agenda for planet earth (Rev. 13, 18:2). He (Lucifer) has waited patiently for this very moment and now it is go time to attempt to fulfill his delusional godless designs for fallen angels and fallen man (Gen. 11:1-6, Isa. 14:12-15). With all his (the anti Christ) mighty enemies eliminated and with the possession of the absolute devotion of the world secured, the ultimate power-grab and godless coup of all time and ETERNITY has taken place. Lucifer’s establishment of “The Abomination of Desolation” and the 666 global state (Matt. 24:15; Mark 13:14-15; 2 Thess. 2:3-5; Rev. 13:4) will now be the law of the world for three and one half years (Rev. 13:5)! Any who opposes Lucifer and his Anti Christ are to be put to death (Rev. 13)! Fascist FEAR and VIOLENCE and demonic dominance will be the ingredients to hold this very very fragile (iron and clay) empire in place (Dan. 2:41-43, Rev. 13, 18:2). It will be at this time that ALL Hell will literally break loose throughout the world (Rev. 12:12, 18:2). WOE! WOE!! WOE!!! unto ALL those who are alive at this time! “For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be” (Matt. 24:21)
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The Good News

Not to leave these future events in a dire ending for the Bible clearly teaches us that the Anti Christ and Lucifer will be defeated at Armageddon at the Lord Jesus Christ’s GLORIOUS SECOND COMING! (Dan. 7:43-44, 7:13-14, 2 Thess. 2:8, Rev. 19:11-21)!

My friend, The Day of the Lord is at hand! Will you be ready? Do not put off business with the Savior, do it today! For if you cannot do so now, whatever EVER makes you think that you will do it then when such global calamity will engulf the world.

Do you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior? If not, trust Him today! Quit hiding in
fearfulness and receive Him today. Only Christ can TRULY set you FREE (John 8:32,36).
"Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me" (Rev. 3:20).


The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F

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