Friday, December 30, 2022

The EXPONENTAL EQUATION - Who Will Truly Hear the Divine WARNINGS!?


The HORRIFIC ills of our nation are already in supersonic motion moving as a 10,000 ft. tsunami towards our national shore and how can one man or even a remnant of U.S. conservatives stop such a HORRIFIC tsunami??  It takes great blind faith of any individual to believe that any man or any political party can stop and overturn our nation's EXPONENTIAL crisis and reverse our nation's super sonic death spiral. We are at the end and either you will receive these evil tidings or in great delusion receive the lie that its not to late to save America. 

One must look at our day and hour from the EXPONENTIAL perspective! For ALL things globally, lawlessly and technologically are moving, growing and deteriorating at EXPONENTIAL speeds! Leave out this equation and you will be blinded by the demonic narrative of the day!

Like in Noah's days and in Jeremiah's days; so are our days (Gen. 6, Jeremiah 1-16). Almighty God's Divine Judgment in now heavy on our nation and soon on the entire world as the Day of the Lord is at the door (Rev. 6-19)! But who will hear?!! My dear friends, who will hear?? Will you?? There are too many straw men and too many voices of deception that drowned out the voice and cries of REALITY and DIVINE reason! Man's voice and Satan's whisper is more preferred and tolerable to hear than Almighty God's call to repentance and ETERNAL salvation (John 3:16-21).

Like in Noah's days and in Jeremiah's days so are our days (Gen. 6, Jeremiah 1-16). Almighty Divine Judgment in now heavy on our nation and soon on the world as the Day of the Lord is at the door! But who will hear?!!

How can any society survive when moral absolutes are hated, scoffed at and demonized by both political parties? The answer is, “It will not!” Dear friends, anyone with half an inkling has to see the EXPONETIAL growth of lewdness, debauchery and the "in your face gaslighting" while destroying is overwhelmingly sinking this nation  We are way past the point of return and Almighty God's GREAT DAY of WRATH is at hand (Rev. 6-19)! Thus, we now see the final sad state and coming downfall of our once great and highly respected nation (Psalm 11:3, Prov. 14:3). 

Almighty God's Divine Judgment in now heavy on our nation and soon on the entire world as the Day of the Lord is at the door! But who will hear?!! My dear friends, who will hear?? Will you?? 

Many Conservatives these days are aligning themselves with fiscal conservative while ignoring and turning a blind eye to social moral positions. These delusional dreamers are being deceived and are by no means stopping the bleeding of our nation by its abandonment of social-moral conservative absolutes. They are placing ALL their trust in fallen men, a lawless apostate political parties, destructive lawless ideals and are feeding the fire for the demise of our nation, as prophetically predicted by our Founding Fathers.

Tragically, it will be this complete abandonment of social morals that will be America's final demise.

Tragically, it will be this complete abandonment of social morals,which we are seeing EXPONENTIALLY eroding right before our very eyes that will lead to our nation's final demise! My dear friends, we are all ready here! This nation - due to her abandonment of moral absolutes and the soon coming Rapture of the body of Christ - will finally implode on herself, thus opening the door to the entrance of the Four Horsemen and the dreaded Day of the Lord (Rev. 6-19). My dear friends, it is absolutely crucial for all individuals to be sure that they personally know the Savior of this doomed and fallen world (John 1:12, 3:16-17, 1 John 5:10-13). This world is headed into the final showdown between lawlessness and RIGHTEOUSNESS. Between Lucifer the fallen angelic creature and the ETERNAL GOD and CREATOR of ALL that is in the heavens and the earth (Rev. 16:13-16). All to the ETERNAL LIFE BOAT! JESUS ETERNALLY SAVES!

My dear friends, the Kingdom of Heaven is TRULY at hand! Maranatha Bride!

DJP I.F.





Monday, December 26, 2022

The Day After Christmas


Beloved, sadly the day after Christmas is probably one of the worst days of the year for many people. It's back to the reality of this crazy life, the grind of it and the uncertainties that follow. As believers in Jesus, that should not be the case for us since we have wonderful ETERNAL promises Almighty God has given us in His Word that are for each day of the year!

As believers in Jesus, that should not be the case for us since we have wonderful ETERNAL promises Almighty God has given us in His Word!

It is by the acts of FAITH in such days in the ETERNAL 
RIGHTEOUS PERSON of ALMIGHTY GOD that we will indeed see and experience that He is ALL that we need because He will be and is all that we need! As His blood bought sons, daughters and soldiers, have FAITH in ALMIGHTY GOD our ETERNAL Father for His GREAT Name's sake and for His ETERNAL GLORY in whatever day it is! Your worse day just may be your best in Him! God speed!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.



Sunday, December 25, 2022

Is the ETERNAL Christmas Message of Hope Shining in your Heart this Year?

Demonic influence, deception, decay and darkness EXPONENTIALLY saturates this present world of ours, but the ETERNAL Christmas message is an ETERNAL GLORIOUS LIGHT and REALITY shining forth out of the hearts of those who personally know Jesus in RIGHTEOUSNESS (Matt. 5:14-16, John 17:17; 1 Thess. 5:4-5)! This Christmas we as His blood brought children need to be looking into Almighty God's RIGHTEOUS mirror and Word and examining ourselves in His RIGHTEOUS Presence to see if we are indeed His light houses shining forth to a lost dark and dying world (Matt. 5:13-16; John 17:17; Gal. 2:20; 1 Cor. 10:31; 2 Cor. 5:17-21 13:5,1 Thess. 5:1-5; Rev. 3:8)! The Christmas message of ETERNAL HOPE should indeed burn in our hearts so that through us Almighty God might indeed reach all people with the ETERNAL GLORIOUS GOOD NEWS that an ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS Savior was born for ALL people (Matt. 1:21; Luke 2:2:25-31; John 3:16-17; 1 John 4:10)! 

 The Christmas message of ETERNAL HOPE should indeed burn in our hearts so that through us Almighty God might indeed reach all people with the ETERNAL GLORIOUS GOOD NEWS that an ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS Savior was born for ALL people!

ALL of the wonderful ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS promises for us in Jesus are YES and AMEN (Psalm 138:2, John 14:2; 2 Cor. 1:20, 2 Peter 1:4; Rev. 22:13)! Beloved, may we maximize ALL of these precious ETERNAL promises for Almighty God's glory till He comes! Burn bright my beloved with Christ's ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS LIGHT! Maranatha and God speed for Almighty God's glory (Eph. 3:20-21; Rev. 3:8)!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.


 

Saturday, December 24, 2022

Christmas - Christ's First Coming Proves He's Coming Again! Do You Believe This?










Dear friends, the Lord Jesus' first coming overwhelmingly confirms the Rapture and His GLORIOUS Second Coming (Gen. 22:18; Isa. 7:14; 9:6-7; 11:1; Jer. 23:5-6; Matt. 3:1-3; Mark 1:14; Luke 3:1-6; John 1:14; Gal. 4:4; Heb. 10:4-9; Rev. 12:1-5)! If ALL of the prophecies of old, ALL came to pass at Christ's birth and first coming; then it should be a great comfort and overwhelming witness to all, that ALL of the prophecies of the Rapture and Second Coming will indeed also come to pass as well! Yet how many so called Christians reject outright these two crucial teachings of what will be in the not so distant future (Matt. 24; John 14:3; 1 Cor. 15:51-57, 1 Thess. 4:13-18, Rev. 19:11-21)! Our day is EXPONENTIAL in every facet of our global society and demonic deception EXPONENTIAL (Matt. 24:1-4; John 8:44; Eph. 2:1-2; 2 Tim. 3:1-5; 1 John 5:19)!

 Demonic influence, deception and darkness saturates this present world, but the Christmas message is an ETERNAL GLORIOUS LIGHT shining forth out of the hearts of those who know Jesus in RIGHTEOUSNESS and from the RIGHTEOUS Word of Almighty God!

Demonic influence, deception and darkness saturates this present world, but the Christmas message is an ETERNAL GLORIOUS LIGHT shining forth out of the hearts of those who know Jesus in RIGHTEOUSNESS and from the RIGHTEOUS Word of Almighty God (Matt. 5:14-16, John 17:17; 1 Thess. 5:4-5)! Indeed ALL of the promises in God are YES and AMEN (Psalm 138:2, John 14:2; 2 Cor. 1:20, Rev. 22:13)!

This Christmas; do you personally know the Lord Jesus Christ in the PERFECT RIGHTEOUSNESS He requires (John 1:12; 3:16-17; 1 John 4:10)? The Lord Jesus desires to be born in your heart to out work HIS-Story in you; to be a burning light in you to a dark and dying world (John 1:12; 3:3-7, Eph. 2:1-14; 2 Cor. 5:17-21)!

As the Lord Jesus came the first time; He is INDEED coming the second time! All events are EXPONENTIAL today and all signs say it's go time!

Merry Christmas and a Merry Maranatha to ALL in Christ Jesus!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

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The WONDERFUL Christmas Message in a Nut Shell!!!

The RIGHTEOUS Savior from Almighty God was born (Isa. 9:6-7, Micah 5:2, Jer. 33:15, Matt. 1:21, John 1:14, Rom. 1:1-6, Heb.10:5-12, Rev. 12:3-5, 22:16)! He died, was buried and ETERNALLY rose again according to the Holy Scriptures (Matt. 28:6-7, John 5:39, 1 Cor. 15:2-4) to make RIGHTEOUS full atonement and RIGHTEOUS propitiation for all of Adam's fallen race which place their trust in Him (John 1:12, Acts 4:12, 16:28-30, Rom. 10:2-4, 1 John 2:2, 4:10)! He now sits at the Right Hand of Almighty God's throne (Acts 2:26-33, Psalm 110:1, Col. 3:1-4, Heb. 1:2-3, Rev. 5) and will come again in the clouds for His bride (John 14:3, 1 Cor. 15:51-57, 1 Thess.4:13-18, 1 John 3:1-4)! He will then come back to earth from Heaven's glory to judge the world in PERFECT RIGHTEOUSNESS and establish His 1000 year Kingdom Reign and REIGN for EVERMORE (Isa. 2:1-4, Jer. 23:6, Dan. 2:43-44, 7:13-14, Mic. 4:1-4, Zech. 14:3-5, Matt. 24:27, 2 Thess. 2:8-12, Rev. 19:11-2, 21-22:1-5)
  
O the ETERNAL depths of the Christmas message!

Dear friends, that is the WONDERFUL Christmas message in a nut shell!!! O the ETERNAL depths of the Christmas message! Who can even fathom it?! This Christmas season may you be a TRUE receiver and a TRUE believer in knowledge with spiritual understanding about what the birth of Jesus Christ truly means. May it be so!!


The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F.

 






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Friday, December 23, 2022

The Most Wonderful Story of All! FULL Christmas CD To Listen To via You Tube! MERRY CHRISTMAS!



  

Dear Friends, We wanted to share this link with you to the "Unto the Chief Musician Youtube page; where the entire CD for the Christmas Album; "The Most Wondrous Story of All!" is to be found and to be freely listen to if desired! Be sure also to check out our other original songs of personal testimony of the Lord's great working in our lives!

The music for this Christmas CD is old school hymn style which is reverantly and simply done with many new original Christmas Songs; which speak of Messiah's birth and advent!

May it be a blessing to you this Christmas season!

What a wonderful time of the year Christmas is to reflect on the heart of the TRUE Christmas message! An ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS LAMB and SAVIOR was born; Who is ALMIGHTY GOD the ETERNAL SON; Who was given to be the RIGHTEOUS PROPITIATION and REDEEMER for Adam's fall race (Isa. 9:6-7; John 1; 3:16-17; Rom. 5:12-21; 2 Cor. 5:21; 1 John 4:10)! Oh the WONDROUS RIGHTEOUS LOVE of Almighty God the Father!

Keeping Christ in CHRISTmas FOREVER!

The Kingdom of Heaven is indeed at hand!

DJP I.F.

The Christmas Song and Video - The Most Wondrous Story of All!

Joy to the World when the Messiah Returns!



It will be the ravishing of the nation of Israel under the anti-Christ, climaxing with the global bloodbath of Armageddon at Messiah's glorious return in which Jesus Messiah will obliterate the global armies of the Anti Christ which will finally bring about a TRUE and EVERLASTING PEACE to Jerusalem (the City of Peace), to the nation of Israel and to the world (Dan. 2:44, 7:13-27, Zech. 12:4,14:2-4, Rev. 19:11-21)

 Joy to the World was written by Isaac Watts for Messiah's GLORIOUS second coming to earth from the RIGHT HAND of the ETERNAL THRONE and MAJESTY of the Father!

During the Christmas season, we hear the song "Joy to the World" and it is the Christmas favorite of many, however, I wonder how many people actually know that "Joy to the World" was written by Isaac Watts for Messiah's GLORIOUS second coming to earth from the RIGHT HAND of the ETERNAL THRONE and MAJESTY of the Father (Psalm 110:1). Many people throughout Christendom are oblivious and even reject that Jesus Christ will even return to earth to establish His Kingdom reign. I know this to be true since at one time in my life I was one of them. Now after repenting and coming to personally know the Lord Jesus Christ as my Savior the second coming of Jesus Christ absolutely thrills my soul and consumes me as I wait for His trumpet to blow (John 14:3, 1 Thess. 4:13-18, 1 John 3:1-4)

 The truth of the matter is that only the redeemed of the Lord in that day will rejoice at Messiah's second coming.

The words to "Joy to the World" were written by the English hymn writer Isaac Watts and is based on Psalm 98 in the Bible. The song was first published in 1719 in Watts' collection; The Psalms of David: Imitated in the language of the New Testament, and applied to the Christian state and worship. The truth of the matter is that only the redeemed of the Lord in that day will rejoice at Messiah's second coming (Matt. 13:30,41-43, 25:31-40, Rev. 7:9-17, 20:6). The godless inhabitants of the world under the 666 global state of Lucifer and his anti -Christ will mourn greatly as they seek to prevent His establishment at the Battle of Armageddon (Rev. 1:7, 11:15-18).

What Israel and the nations have attempted for centuries and could NEVER achieve will finally be accomplished at Almighty God the Son’s second coming to earth (Psalm 2, 24:7-10, 110, Isa. 2:3, 9:6-7, 33:22, 51:5,61:1-11, Dan. 2:34-35, 44-45, 7:13-14, Micah 4:1-3, Zech. 14:16-21, Rev. 19:11-21).

It will be ONLY by the Prince of Peace that TRUE and EVERLASTING PEACE will come to the world and the City of Jerusalem.

It will be ONLY by the Prince of Peace that TRUE and EVERLASTING PEACE and TRUE JOY will come to the earth and the City of Jerusalem (Isa. 9:6-7, 33:5, 53:5, 62;1, Jer. 33:16, Zech 8:3, Matt. 5:35, Rom. 10:2-4, Eph. 2:12-19, Col. 1:20, Heb. 1:3, 10:7-14).

My dear friend, please try to comprehend that ALL current global events are indeed heading to this destination and EXPONENTIALLY beyond (Rev. 19:11-21)! Remember the words of the Lord Jesus in which He specifically told His disciples to pray, “After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven (Matt. 6:9-10).” Oh my beloved! How many people pray this prayer day after day and are absolutely oblivious to what it is testifying to and stating! Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.”

My dear friend, please try to comprehend that ALL current global events are indeed heading to this destination and EXPONENTIALLY beyond!

It will indeed take the horrific seven-year tribulation period to wake up the Jew and the gentile nations to this reality (Isa. 24:5-6, Rev. 6:14-17, 17:2). There is absolutely NO hope for Israel and the nations of the world apart from their Creator and Savior, Jesus Messiah (John 3:16-17, Eph. 2:12-16, Heb 1:2-3). It will NOT be until the Jew is reconciled with Jehovah God and receive their Messiah as their sacrificial lamb, propitiation and Savior that the nations WILL BE BLESSED (Isa. 2:1-4, 19:23-25, Micah 4:1-4, Zech. 8:23, Rom. 11:12) and TRUE DIVINE PEACE will go forth out of Jerusalem unto the entire world (Isa. 2:3-4,33:16, 62:1, Jer. 33:5)!
It will be Almighty God and His Son that will establish a world utopia and then an ETERNAL state of RIGHTEOUSNESS FOREVER and EVER not fallen humanity and lawless and godless delusions.
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My friend, do you have a saving relationship to Jesus Messiah, the Savior of the world (Psalm 110:1, Isa. 43:11, 52:13-15, 53)? All depends on this very union! His death, burial, and resurrection to the Right Hand of Almighty God is the centerpiece of all ETERNITY (Gen. 22:8, Psalm 110:1, Isa. 53, 1 Cor. 15:1-4, Rev. 1:18,13:8, 21-22:1-5).

It will be Almighty God and His Son that will establish a world utopia and then an ETERNAL state of RIGHTEOUSNESS FOREVER and EVER not fallen humanity and lawless and godless delusions (1 Cor. 15:24-28, Rev. 21, 22:1-5). He will indeed come back to establish His Kingdom on His earth and the gates of Hell shall not nor NEVER prevent this from happening (Dan. 2:44-45, 7:13-14, Rev. 1:7, 16:13-16, 19:11-21).

As the days grow nearer to the Day of the Lord be sure that you know the Savior and Messiah of Israel as dictated by the Holy Scriptures!

The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!

DJP I.F

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Wednesday, December 21, 2022

The Treasure of the Magi - Christmas Song and Video

 


The One who is ETERNALLY MORE precious than gold! Is that true for you this Christmas my friend this Christmas season?

1. The Treasure of the Magi
(Matt. 2:1-12; 6:21; 1 Cor. 1:18-31; Col. 2:2-3)
 
Our hearts within us
Are longing for more than gold:
Treasures and riches
Which only Messiah holds.
His presence we seek,
Humbly and meek.

Through many days and nights,
We travel on to Him;
His star leads the way,
And our hearts brightly burn within.
And finally we see: 
The young Christ and King.

This One, this child:
The King of Israel;
And gifts we bring 
With joy exceedingly!

Gold for our God and King,
Frankincense to worship Thee;
Myrrh for our Lamb,
Who shall die and then rise for we.
And our hearts we bring
And lay at His feet.

With joy and praise
We glorify His Name:
Whose arm and strength
Shall bring salvation’s grace;
And now we see
The ETERNAL Son and King!

Now our hearts have found
The treasure far more than gold!




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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Saturday, December 17, 2022

Simeon Was Waiting! How About You?



















Dear friends, two thousand years ago, Simeon was "waiting" for His Savior's first advent (Luke 2:25)! This same word "waiting" is used in (Titus 2:13), Looking" for the blessed hope!

Simeon was "waiting" with all eager anticipation and expectancy, "looking" for the Messiah to come, longing for the Messiah to come, eagerly expecting His first coming! Oh dear friends, how many believers in this same Jesus today look with all eager anticipation and expectancy like Simeon did 2000 years ago, not for  Messiah's first coming but for His return for His Body in the clouds? Tragically, not too many.

Simeon was "waiting" with all eager anticipation and expectancy, "looking" for the Messiah to come, longing for the Messiah to come, eagerly expecting His first coming!

Simeon knew that Messiah's first coming would be soon for two simple reasons. Firstly, Simeon studied the Holy Scriptures and knew from the Daniel 9:24-26 prophecy that the Messiah would present Himself to Israel around 30 A.D.,  plus or minus a few years (he didn’t measure time by B.C. or A.D. back then) and knew that Messiah would be cut off for his (Simeon's) sins and for the sins of the whole world (Isa. 53, John 3:16-17). My friends, now add 483 years (69 weeks) to 445 B.C. (the command to rebuild the temple in Nehemiah’s day) and that will bring you approximately to 30 A.D. This amazing prophecy was fulfilled when Jesus Messiah presented Himself as the King to Israel on Palm Sunday, the Sunday before the Passover (Matt. 2:1-11).

He was given a personal prophecy by the Holy Spirit that he would SEE the Messiah his Lamb and ETERNAL Atonement before he would see death!
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Simeon had the sure Word of Almighty God and the Daniel 9:24-26 prophecy to go by in his very trying day, but he also had a very personal prophecy which made the coming of the Messiah even more imminent. He was given in verse 26 a personal prophecy by the Holy Spirit that he would SEE the Messiah, his Lamb and ETERNAL Atonement (Isa 53, Dan. 9:26, 1 John 2:2, 4:10) before he would see death (Isa. 53, Dan. 9:26, Rom. 6:23)! Simeon at this time was an old man and he knew that this event (the seeing of the Consolation of Israel; his Messiah) would be very soon! Oh, what great expectation and joy-filled Simeon's heart at this time when he was at the end of his life and lived in the days of Roman oppression. Simeon would personally see face to face his Consolation and Savior, who was his EXCEEDINGLY GREAT joy, hope, and expectation (Psalm 62:5, 130:5)!

The godly Jews were looking for a Messiah who would bring comfort to Israel. They were looking for a Comforter, One who could help them in their time of distress.

Now, I’m interested in the title Simeon uses for the Messiah here, “the Consolation of Israel.” The word “consolation” means comfort. It is used in 2 Cor. 1:3, referencing the God of ALL comfort! This word is used in Rom. 15:4-5, which speaks of the comfort the Holy Scriptures (Almighty God's precious Word) bring to the believing heart! This word is used also in Hebrews 6:18, to encourage the believing heart of Almighty God's two unchangeable TRUTHS, which brings ETERNAL HOPE to the child of God in this very changeable world! Lastly, there is also a closely related word in the Greek, which is used of the Holy Spirit's ministry to us as the Comforter!

Simeon and Anna and a very small remnant of godly Jews were looking for the Messiah with GREAT EXPECTATION to bring comfort to them and to the people of Israel (Luke 1-2). These were looking for a Comforter, One who could help them in their time of distress and present dark days and in their weakness they found great comfort in Almighty God and His promise of Almighty God's coming Messiah! Why was unbelieving Israel and a small remnant of believing Israelis to expect a Comforter from the Lord? Dear friends, the Holy Scriptures tell us why and gave them GREAT COMFORT that Almighty God did not forget them or abandon them! Isa. 40:1; 49:13; 52:9; 61:1-2; 66:13.

Now the day finally came when Simeon's faith became sight as he was led by the Holy Spirit to the Comforter of Israel, the Messiah, his salvation/deliverance (Luke 2:26-35)! Simeon then held his Lamb and promise One in his arms and was greatly comforted and exceedingly filled with great joy and praise! The fulfillment of God's promise to him greatly strengthened his being and he was now ready to die knowing that his salvation and Almighty God's promise (Jesus - Matt. 1:21) was now in His arms (Psalm 110:1, Isa 53, Dan. 9:26)!

Our Day

Now to our dispensation my dear friends, the Messiah of Israel is also the Comforter of the Church (the Body of Messiah)! John 14:16-18

In v.16, Jesus Messiah said He would send another Comforter, another of the same kind, another just like Himself. In one sense, Jesus Messiah was the first Comforter and the Holy Spirit our second Comforter!

In v.18 Jesus states that He will not leave us comfortless; He will not leave us without a Comforter! Literally the word “comfortless” means “orphans”. Jesus would NOT leave them and us as orphans (as those who were utterly helpless and destitute).  

The last phrase in v.18, Jesus stated, “I will come to you” and this could be understood in one of three ways, all of which are very true!

Firstly, Jesus would come to His disciples after His resurrection in various resurrection appearances. This is not likely the meaning, “I will come to you” because the context speaks of Him going away, going back to be with the Father. The focus here is upon Pentecost (Acts 1, 2), not upon His post-resurrection appearances.

Secondly, Jesus would have means that He would come to them in the Person of God the Holy Spirit since the Holy Spirit's ministry is to EXALT the Lord Jesus Messiah (John 16:13-14) and this visitation of the Savior fits this context found in (v.17).

Thirdly, even though the risen Jesus would go back to His Father and be seated at His right hand (Psalm 110:1, Heb.1:1-3, 10:1-12), yet at the same time Jesus would also be with them and working with them! Dear friends, see Mark 16:19-20 where Jesus is ascended to the right hand of the Father (Psalm 110:1), yet at the same time He was “working with” the disciples on earth. Also compare this text to (Matt. 28:20), His promise in this text, “Lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the age” !

Beloved, now hear this glorious and wondrous ETERNAL TRUTH and leap for great joy!! The Church (the body of Messiah) actually has three ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS Comforters: 1.) God the Father (God of all comfort - 2 Cor. 1:3)   2.) God the Son (the word Advocate in 1 John 2:1 is this same word “Comforter”). This word means someone who is called alongside to help and bring aid. In 1 John 2:1 this word refers to a Helper in court, or a defense attorney) 3.) God the Holy Spirit is also our Comforter, the One we most often identify with that term Comforter (John 14:16-17).

Dearly beloved of God, Almighty God has NOT left us comfortless or orphans in such days (2 Cor. 1:3-7)! He is the Consolation of Israel and the Consolation of the Church (the Body of the Messiah)!  May each of us say with a pure heart, “He is the Consolation of my heart! Oh how we are in desperate need of His daily comfort, help and encouragement.  He is my Consolation, for He is ETERNAL Consolation to ALL who put their trust in Him!”

Dear friends, are you as Simeon of old waiting for the Savior's return? Have you found GREAT consolation in the Son of God your Savior which is our ETERNAL Comforter! As we await for our Savior's return, may we find GREAT COMFORT in our God of ALL comfort by trusting in Him to outwork His wondrous will for our lives for His glory and honor till He comes! May it be so!


The Kingdom of Heaven is at hand!
DJP I.F




Friday, December 16, 2022

Anna's Hope - A Song of Testimony of Biblical Anna, Who was Waiting to See Her Salvation!




This song is the personal testimony of Anna the prophetess, the daughter of Penhanuel, of the tribe of Aser, of the people of Israel (Luke 2:36-38)! It is in the time of great Roman oppression and Anna has experienced and observed the despair of her people and the mighty oppressive power of Rome and her armies for many years. Notice in the lyrics of this song that Almighty God; her Lord and Savior; is ALWAYS observing her and taking care of her! She is ALWAYS in His ETERNAL presence and watchful eye. He always is hearing her prayers and sees her sincere fasting for her people Israel, as she awaits Messiah her Salvation to come! Almighty God loves her with an ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS LOVE and after many years of waiting for her Propitiation and Lamb (Isa. 53); her joy is finally fulfilled when she sees her Savior and Redemption! She then makes haste to let all know that Almighty God's day of redemption has now come just as Almighty God had promised and spoke about for many years (Gen. 3:15; 12:3; 18:18; 22:18-19; Num. 24:17, Isa. 7:14; 9:6; 11:1, Jer. 23:5; Micah 5:2)!  Almighty God always fulfills His Word and promises and they ALWAYS are trustworthy and sound for the child of God to find great hope and consolation in this fallen world (Mal. 3:6, John 14:1-2, 2 Cor. 1:20, Heb. 6:10; 13:8, Rev. 4-5).

"And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was of a great age, and had lived with an husband seven years from her virginity; And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, which departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day. And she coming in that instant gave thanks likewise unto the Lord, and spake of him to all them that looked for redemption in Jerusalem". Luke 2:36-38
Lyrics to, "Anna's Hope" 

The Lord observing, in His PERFECT love, His beloved child Anna
Anna waits for the sun to arise, as she reflects over her aged life
Anna's joy and great hope in such days, is in the promises that the Lord made

Anna fasts and prays to the Lord to personally see her Salvation and for her people Israel
My soul groans within my heart, to see your Salvation my God
With delight do I fast and I pray, that thy people would walk in thy ways
In all of my years, when my meat has been my tears, You have always been my Hope

The Lord sees, hears and answers Anna
I Am with thee my dear child, I Am with thee My dear child (repeats)
Anna fasts and prays
My dear Lord hear Ye my prayers, as I await Thy RIGHTEOUS One

The Lord and Anna have the same mind, heart, and desire in prayer and fellowship
After many long years, I have waited Lord, to behold Thy Promise One
O blind fools and perishing, behold your Lamb and King, God's Day of Salvation has come!

Anna's Joy is fulfilled in seeing Her Salvation the baby Jesus!
Now my joy is complete my God, for I've seen my Lamb and my God