Bible Believers' Newsletter 1032
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; we are pleased you could join us in fellowship around God's unchanging Word. It is good to see you are an Overcomer, having manoeuvred through the trials of another week with victory.
Today we commence the first part of an exposition of angels, theophanies, and demons, considering who and what they are, their origin, and their destiny, as well as their purpose. We also touch upon the resurrection, translation and glorification of the saints and the seven Church Ages. Our news items deserve thorough reading of the Full story.
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. Whoever will receive the truth is welcome to feed their soul from the waters of the River of Life. Everything here presented should be confirmed personally in your own Bible.
What Donald Trump is Preparing
July 3, 2018 — In 1916, during the First World War, Lenin analysed the reasons which led to the confrontation between the empires of his time. He wrote—Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism. In this book, he clarified his analysis—"Imperialism is capitalism which has arrived at a stage of its development where domination by monopolies and financial capital has been confirmed, where the export of capital has acquired major importance, where the sharing of the world between international trusts has begun, and where the sharing of all the territories of the globe between the greatest capitalist countries has been achieved".
The facts confirmed his logic of the concentration of capitalism that he described. In the space of one century, it substituted a new empire for the precedents—"America" (not to be confused with the American continent). By dint of fusions and acquisitions, a few multinational companies gave birth to a global ruling class which gathers every year to congratulate itself, as we watch, in Davos, Switzerland. These people do not serve the interests of the US population, and in fact are not necessarily United States citizens themselves, but use the means of the US Federal State to maximise their profits.
Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States on his promise to return to the earlier state of Capitalism, that of the "American dream," by free market competition. We can of course claim a priori, as did Lenin, that such a reversal is impossible, but nonetheless, the new President has committed to this direction . . .
Donald Trump's objective thus consists both of reinvesting the transnational capital in the US economy, and turning the Pentagon and the CIA away from their current imperialist functions with National Defense. In order to do so, he has to withdraw from international commercial treaties and dissolve the inter-governmental structures which consolidate the old order.
From the very first days of his mandate, President Trump removed his country from the trans-Pacific partnership agreement, which had not yet been signed. This commercial treaty had been conceived strategically as a means of isolating China.
Since he was unable to cancel the signature of his country on those treaties which were already in force, such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), he began to unravel them by imposing various customs duties which were contrary to the spirit, but not the letter, of the agreement . . .
Keep in mind
Comment: President Donald Trump has called for a law to be drafted giving the US President full powers to establish all custom duties (voltairenet.org). The aim of this draft, which has still not been discussed within the US Administration, is to pull the United States out of the World Trade Organization (WTO). According to Axios, the website that leaked the draft, it is improbable that Congress will be willing to grant more power to the President.
- President Trump is absolutely not the "unpredictable" character so often described. Quite the contrary, he acts in a clearly thoughtful and logical manner.
- Donald Trump is preparing a reorganisation of international relations. This change will operate through a complete and sudden upheaval directed against the interests of the transnational ruling class. Full story: voltairenet.org
Obsessed with Regime Change: Trump's Iran Gambit won't Pay Off
July 1, 2018 — Without cause or justification, Mr. Trump pulled out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), striking a hard blow to America's European allies—and its own credibility. Moreover, he threatened European countries with secondary sanctions should they continue to trade with Iran . . . he has called for all Iranian oil exports to be cut off by November . . . an economic blockade on Iran . . . an offensive exercise of extraterritorial authority . . . states involved in trade with Iran will either have to cower to his demands or be punished . . . postpone the impact this will have on the November elections . . . total rule over America before totally bankrupting it . . . messing with Iran's oil exports is not an alternative that the world can afford . . . Mr. Trump . . . may well feel comfortable enough to subject the American people—and their allies to financial hardship; but the question is will Americans and the rest of the world sacrifice themselves at the Trump-Netanyahu altar? Full story: globalresearch.ca
Comment: The US image unto the beast is applying the "squeeze" to the rest of the world. This will result in the prophesied invasion of mainland USA and Israel's utter defeat. However, his objective is to destroy globalism and return the world to independent nation states and America's constitutional objective to be have good relations with all and alliances with none.
The Weapons of the 'Rebels' of Deraa
July 6, 2018 — On July 3 2018, the Syrian Arab Army exposed the stocks of weapons seized from the Deraa fighters. According to the Western press, these fighters are "rebels" fighting for democracy. On the contrary, according to the Syrians, they are jihadists members of al-Qaeda and Daesh, although some of them claim to have recently joined the "Free Syrian Army." In Deraa, they imposed sharia law. Everyone can see the high level and abundance of their equipment. Full story: youtu.be, voltairenet.org
Fabricating Incidents to incriminate the Syrian Government
July 3, 2018 — Peter Ford, British Ambassador to Syria, 2003-6, Representative of the Commissioner General of UNRWA, 2006-14, will be speaking at Imperialism on Trial, a series of speaking events being held in four cities in the United Kingdom (July 2018). For details see below at foot of article. The objective of this meeting is to show Syria in perspective. That is, Syria as she really is after eight years of war, not as she is almost universally portrayed in the West. A brave stand by the Commission of Inquiry on Syria over alleged use of chemical weapons in Douma. I shall look at the broad picture, but I want to zero in by dealing with the report presented yesterday by the Commission on Syria . . . Full story: globalresearch.ca
Saudi Arabia bombs Residential Neighbourhood in Yemen killing Entire Family
July 3, 2018 — Saudi Arabia's war against Yemen is being described as a deliberate war against women and children. Just this Monday, a US-backed Saudi-coalition bombing campaign targeted a residential neighborhood in Amran in northern Yemen, killing 15 civilians and injuring 9, most of whom were women and children. Eight of those killed belonged to one family household named Ali Ahmed . . . Despite the early morning bombing of an obviously civilian neighbourhood, at dawn the US-backed Saudi-coalition continued to rain bombs on the nearby security-department building . . . Full story: youtube.com
Secret Roe –v– Wade Film now shooting in New Orleans
July 3, 2018 — A film crew is having difficulty getting shooting locations or any cooperation at all for shooting a pro-life film. They have been kicked out of universities, locations in Washington DC, a synagogue, and have had major backlash from people who are avidly pro-abortion, even Facebook refused to allow the producer to raise funds for the movie, specifically because it is pro-life.
"And then there was a synagogue in New Orleans that producers rented for catering and as a place for extras to hang out. Once they found out what the film was about, they locked us out. We had to call the police so that the extras and caterers could retrieve their possessions."
Casting has been a problem as actors have walked away once they realized there was a pro-life tilt in the film. "We had to replace three local actors, including one who was to play Norma McCorvey, even after she begged for the role" . . . Full story: hollywoodreporter.com
US crushes Europe. EU Corporate Decline
July 3, 2018 — PriceWaterhouseCoopers "Global Top 100 companies (2018): Ranking of the top 100 global companies by market capitalisation" . . . Europe is shrinking as an international place to invest, even while it is exploding as an international place to receive refugees from the nations where the US regime bomb and destroy the infrastructure, and leave hell for the residents, who thus flee, mainly to nearby Europe, and so cause the refugee-crisis there. Usually, the US isn't the only invader: it solicits any allies it can muster—mainly fundamentalist-Sunni Arab regimes, plus the apartheid theocracy of Israel, but also a few regimes in Europe—to join in this creation of hell for the escapees, and of immigrants to Europe . . . The US regime is solidly neoconservative, or imperialistic; and the way that it grows its wealth and its power now is at Europe's expense. The data show this . . .
Full story: globalresearch.ca
The US and NATO are establishing Terrorist Bases in Europe
June 14th, 2018 — NATO and the United States, which, together, claim to be fighting some sort of amorphous "global war on terrorism," have enabled a terrorist group to establish bases in two NATO member states—France and Albania—and one NATO protectorate, Kosovo. After evacuating forces of the anti-Iranian terrorist group Mojahedin-e-Khalq from their former bases in Iraq, the United States and NATO facilitated the group's establishment of a well-guarded military base in Manez, Albania, near Tirana. In addition to hosting MEK members, NATO has convinced Albania to accept members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), who surrendered to Western special forces in Syria and Iraq.
The MEK was founded in 1965 and it has the unusual distinction of taking action to overthrow both the former government of the Shah of Iran and the Islamic Republic of Iran by relying on terrorist actions. In the early 1970s, the MEK embarked on a program of assassinating Iranian officials and US personnel in Iran. The Iranian Revolution of 1979 saw the MEK's program of bombings and shootings increase in intensity. The MEK is led by the husband-wife team of Massoud and Maryam Rajavi, who opponents and ex-members of the MEK describe as leaders of what has become known as the "Rajavi Cult." The Rajavis abhor criticism and have been known to silence former MEK members-turned-critics by having them constantly harassed or worse, assassinated.
The MEK's most notable terrorist actions included . . .
The MEK enjoys widespread support in the Trump White House, as well as in the US Congress. One of the MEK's biggest boosters is Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton . . . Full story: mintpressnews.com, voltairenet.org
Comment: The way to Russia is via Syria and Iran.
Four [Jewish] Presidents conspired to give $100 Billion to Israel
June 25, 2018 — Secret White House letters buttress ongoing US Arms Export Control Act violations. The New Yorker staff writer Adam Entous revealed on June 18 that four sitting US presidents beginning with Bill Clinton signed secret letters agreeing never to publicly discuss Israel's undeclared nuclear arsenal. According to Entous, President Trump's aides felt "blindsided" by Israeli ambassador Ron Dermer's urgent demand to sign a fourth letter. Only a small number of "senior American officials" in the previous three administrations even knew about the existence of such letters. Though said not to specifically mention Israel's arsenal, Israeli leaders interpret the letters as binding American pledges not to publicly mention Israel's nuclear weapons or press Israel to sign the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). The letters add to growing evidence of a longstanding multifaceted executive and federal agency conspiracy to violate the US Arms Export Control Act on Israel's behalf . . .
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu—with FBI-documented personal connections to Israel's nuclear weapons program smuggling operations—was particularly concerned about newly-elected president Barack Obama. On February 9, 2009, veteran White House reporter Helen Thomas asked if Obama knew "of any country in the Middle East that has nuclear weapons." Obama dodged answering the question before finally replying that he didn't "want to speculate." Speaking in Prague in April, 2009 Obama called for strengthening the NPT. However, by May 2009, Obama yielded to Israeli pressure and signed an updated version of the secret Israeli gag letter, according to Entous. On September 6, 2012 Obama's Department of Energy, in consultation with the Department of State, issued a secret directive called "Guidance on Release of Information Relating to the Potential for an Israeli Nuclear Capability," or WNP-136 making it a crime for any US government employee or contractor to publicly communicate any information—even from the public domain—about Israel's nuclear weapons program.
The Israelis, empowered by their $6.3 billion per year US affinity network, are ever eager to curtail informed public discussion and policymaking about Israel's nuclear weapons stockpile. Entous notes that Israel already had three nuclear devices by 1967 but does not examine how a country with no infrastructure to produce highly-enriched uranium managed to assemble such weapons. According to CIA and FBI files, Israel colluded with Pennsylvania nuclear processing plant administrators, two connected to Israeli intelligence and three with strong connections to the Zionist Organization of America, to divert enough US government-owned highly-enriched uranium to build several devices in the 1960s. The pillage of NUMEC, a privately-held thinly capitalized Atomic Energy Agency contractor, left behind a toxic mess and hundreds of poisoned, uncompensated victims.
More important than avoiding public knowledge about how Israel built its nuclear program, Israel and its lobby wish to pre-empt overdue enforcement of the 1976 Symington and Glenn Amendments to the Foreign Assistance Act now embedded in the US Arms Export Control Act. US presidents, upon learning that a non-NPT member is trafficking in nuclear weapons technology and testing nuclear weapons, are supposed to publicly notify Congress and cut off US foreign aid to said country. Israel has not signed the NPT and also continually smuggles nuclear weapons-making technology from the US. The President can comply with the AECA by publicly justifying to Congress why continuing foreign aid to non-NPT signatory proliferators serves the US national interest, as was done in the case of waivers for Pakistan. No president has ever complied with any of provisions of the AECA regarding Israel, including waivers. (PDF)
In May of 2018, the US District Court of Appeals of DC upheld a lower court's ruling that US citizens have no standing to sue the president and executive agencies complicit in failing to enforce the AECA over harm the many administrations inflict by improperly withholding information sought through the Freedom of Information Act about Israel's nuclear weapons program and US policy. In a brief, the US Department of Justice argued that the President has sole authority whether or not to recognize Israel's nuclear weapons program as fact, stating "The legislative history of the [AECA] statute, moreover, makes clear that Congress intended that 'the determinations under this section. . . be made by the President . . .'" (PDF, page 5 and 6).
Most Americans believe Israel has nuclear weapons and that Congress should factor Israel's nuclear arsenal into congressional discussions about US foreign aid given to Israel to allegedly maintain its "qualitative military edge." In polls, Americans consistently say the US gives too much aid to Israel. Excluding clandestine US aid funnelled through black budgets, US presidents and Congress have given an inflation-adjusted sum of $222.8 billion to Israel since the Symington & Glenn Amendments became law in 1976. Since Bill Clinton became the first known US president to sign a secret letter to Israel, inflation-adjusted aid to Israel has grown to $99.9 billion. Full story: antiwar.com
Angels – Part I
Ephesians 6:12, "Our wrestling is not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual hosts of wickedness in heavenly places—[cosmos or world system–metaphorically the atmosphere surrounding earth, breathed in by all and over which the person of the prince or spirit of the powers of the air now more than ever works in the children of disobedience since accomplished redemption proffers itself" (Ephesians 2:2)].
Historical facts cited in Newsletters 1030 and 1031 witness against the "spiritual hosts of wickedness," our "rulers of the world system" misleading Christendom. The enemy is within: voted to dictatorial authority by our controlled Hegelian two party sham democracies to serve the objectives of three alien city states each competing and co-operating for hegemony over Lucifer's soon-coming one world government at enmity with the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, and the descendents of the first and the last Adam.
John 1:1, 14: "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God [His eternal thoughts], and the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us." Before creation the eternal Spirit was alone with His thoughts He was not even God because this English word means 'object of worship' and there was nothing to worship Him. There was no trinity, no molecules or atoms, heaven or earth, light or darkness—He was alone with His eternal thoughts (Nehemiah 9:6; Job 9:8; Isaiah 37:16; 44:24; 45:5-8). First He created (Heb.) 'bara' ex nihlo, angels, then He was worshipped and He was God.
This all took place in His mind, but unlike our thoughts, His thoughts are eternal and they are real and will come to pass in their designated and decreed season and time. His eternal thoughts are attributes of what He is (Proverbs 23:7; John 14:12-13); in Him were attributes to be Father, but contrary to the Babylonian Judaeo-Roman Catholic theology there is no "eternal Father" as one must beget before he can be father. In Him was to be Son, but since a Son is begotten there is no eternal Sonship: God's first son was Adam (Luke 3:38). The last Adam was Jesus Messiah, born four thousand years later; in Him were attributes to be Saviour (Jehovah-Saviour), but as nothing had been created nothing was lost, so He was not yet the Saviour. In Him were attributes to be healer (Jehovah-Rapha), but until sickness comes into being He cannot display that attribute.
Being omniscient, God is not now thinking or even taking counsel with Himself, and as His thoughts are eternal He has not had a new thought since "the beginning." And if ever you have Eternal Life, you had it with Him then, for "to redeem" means to restore and reinstate to the original owner something that had been stolen, forfeited, or lost. Jesus came as our KINSMAN Redeemer to redeem us back to the eternal Life whence we had fallen, the glorified form of the man or woman God saw in His great thinking before the foundation of the world. To this purpose God was manifest through the virgin birth to pay the price of your unbelief and redeem you to that state (II Corinthians 5:19).
God's eternal thoughts expressed become Words: His Word is the eternal Spirit in a form we can receive by faith and put on eternal Life. When He said, "Let us make (Heb.) 'asah' fashion from existing material man in our image [Spirit, (Colossians 1:15)], after our likeness" [or appearance, theophany, angel], "us" refers not to a mythical Babylonian trinity worshipped by the Judaeo-Roman false church but to God manifest in Jesus Christ and His elect Brothers and Sisters—the Attributes of His eternal thoughts before anything that is made was made (John 17:4-10; Colossians 1:14-20). The Bible is the story of the one Person of God unfolding Himself or changing His form from the eternal Spirit alone with His thoughts to the flesh of His glorified Family. NOT 'God in three persons': Jesus was the fullness of the eternal Spirit manifest in one Person; His Wife (singular) will be the fullness of the eternal Spirit divided among "myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands" of saints (Daniel 7:10; Revelation 5:11) who will judge the world at the Great White Throne, granting the "saved" into eternal Life (I Corinthians 6:2-3), and they will worship God throughout eternity in the form of their glorified King Jesus Christ and Mrs. Jesus Christ, His Queen.
There is NO pre-existence of souls but in His mind God foreknew and foresaw everyone in the human race before there was a world. Genesis 1:27, "So God created man [all humans] in His own image, [spirit man—your soul that must be redeemed (Genesis 1:26)]; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created [all of] them." We were created (Heb.) 'bara,' ex nihilo out of nothing but thought; there in His mind He foresaw and foreknew every soul that ever will be as theophanies or angels in the likeness of their glorified potential.
Contrary to the Roman Catholic church and Walt. Disney, angels do not have wings like cherubim and seraphim, for they are men, either in theophany as God saw us in His mind worshipping Him before there was a world, or mortal men. Paul cautioned, "Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares" (Hebrews 13:2). Again in Hebrews 2:5-6 the word 'angel' in (Heb.) mal'ak and in (Gk.) aggelos means one who is sent as a messenger, representative or envoy from God, or from Satan, from the Post Office, or perhaps from the constabulary.
Hebrews 2:1-10, "We must pay more careful attention to the truths we have heard, lest we drift away from them. For if the Word spoken by angels [messengers, Old Testament prophets] was true, and every transgression and disobedience received a just retribution; how shall we escape if we neglect so great a salvation? It was first declared by the Lord, and was confirmed to us by the prophets [angels or messengers] who heard Him. God also bore witness by signs, wonders, and many miracles, and by gifts of the Holy Ghost distributed according to His own will"?
[Hebrews 1:1, "God at sundry times and many ways spoke to the fathers by the prophets." In the Old Testament the prophet's Message was examined and proven THUS SAITH THE LORD]. You are an angel or messenger of good news or bad news, "YOU are now an ambassador for Christ with the Message of reconciliation to God [and in these last days, the translation]" (II Corinthians 5:18-20).
"How shall we escape, if we neglect the Message of our angel? [Elijah's voice brought death to four hundred prophets of Baal, while the Message of our fourth Elijah, William Branham, "proclaimed the day of vengeance of our God" (Isaiah 61:2b, Revelation 18:1-4; 22:5-21)]. "For it was not to angels that God subjected the [redeemed] world to come, whereof we speak. But one [angel, the prophet King David], testified in Psalm 8:4-6, saying, What is man, that You are mindful of him? or the Son of man, that You look after Him? You made Jesus a little lower than the angels; You crowned Him with glory and honour, and set Him over the works of Your hands: You have put all things in subjection under His feet. In putting everything in subjection to Him He left nothing outside His control. As it is, we do not yet see everything in subjection to Him. But we see Jesus, who for a little while was made lower than the angels, crowned with glory and honour because of the suffering of death, so that He by the grace of God might taste death for everyone".
Hebrews 10:4-10, "It was not possible for the blood of bulls and of goats to really take away sins. Consequently, when Christ came into the world, He said, The blood of bulls and goats cannot satisfy You, so You have prepared this body of Mine to lay as a sacrifice upon Your altar: You were not satisfied with the animal sacrifices slain and burnt before You as offerings for sin. Then I said, Here I come (Psalm 40:6-7 is written of Me) to do Your will, O God. When He said above, You have neither desired nor found pleasure in sacrifices and offerings and burnt offerings and sin offerings which are offered according to the Law; then I added, I come to do Your will, O God. He abolishes the first [Covenant of Law] in order to establish the second [Covenant of grace]. By which we have been sanctified through the offering of the body of Jesus Christ once for all".
Hebrews 2:10, "For it was fitting that He, for whom and by whom all things exist, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the Captain of their salvation by means of sufferings".
Jesus had His theophany before He was made flesh. As the Tree of Life He walked with Adam and Eve in the cool of the evening, when Abraham met Him He was Melchisedec, King of Jerusalem that is Above (Genesis 14:18-22). We bypassed our theophany—the angel God saw in His great thinking before the foundation of the world—and became flesh to be tempted by sin. The Church Age saints expired when their mortal spirit broke up, then their corruptible flesh returned to the elements and their soul entered their theophany—the spirit man or angel body God foresaw before creation in the likeness of their glorified condition.
The Seventh Trump will end the Gentile dispensation with an unprecedented earthquake sinking Los Angeles and a 1,500 x 300 – 400 mile segment of earth's crust, sending tidal waves around the world, collapsing the US dollar and killing untold millions. After three days the resurrection of the sleeping saints will commence from Pentecost, Church Age by Church Age. Their theophanies will come back to earth (Matthew 16:27; I Thessalonians 4:13; Jude 14) and put on glorified flesh. In this time of global catastrophe Christ's end-time Bride will become a hunted and persecuted little group whose earnest warnings to family, friends and acquaintances are considered treachery, even blasphemy in opposition to religious, civil and military agencies labouring to relieve and save lives jeopardised by this cataclysm of nature. Rejected by kith and kin and bereft of material possessions, food and shelter, we will exercise the 'third pull' and "speak the Word" for our necessities, manifesting that we are the Sons of God, for the objective of this terrible situation is build faith in us for translation grace.
In John 2:19 Jesus said, "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up." Jesus' faith raised His body in a glorified condition; and our straitened circumstances will raise faith in us for translation grace whereby the mighty resurrection power "which God wrought in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and set Him at His own right hand in the heavenly places" will transform and glorify our vile bodies. At the end of the antitypical Pentecostal feast one of our glorified Church Age brethren will appear and mutual recognition will supercharge our faith, changing us in the atoms without death. Our mortal spirit will be replaced by theophany, our glorified body will materialize around our Word-born soul, the negative will develop into the positive, and we will be caught up together with our Church Age brethren in the Shekinah—Clouds of Supernatural glory—to meet the Lord in the air (Ephesians 1:10-20; I Thessalonians 4:13-18).
II Corinthians 5:1-11, "For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. Here indeed we groan, longing to be clothed with our heavenly dwelling, that with such clothing we may not be found naked. For in this tent we sigh with anxiety; not that we would be unclothed, but further clothed, so that this mortal might be swallowed up by Life. He who has prepared this very thing us for is God, who has given us His Spirit as our guarantee."
"Therefore we are always of good courage, knowing that, while we are at home in the body, we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord. So whether we are present or absent we labour that we may be pleasing to him. For we must all appear before the bema or award seat of Christ, so that each saint may receive his due according to things done in the body, whether it be good or bad (Matthew 16:27). Therefore knowing what it means to revere the Lord, we persuade men; but we are manifest to God; and I hope we are also manifest in your consciences".
We rest in these blessed assurances:
John 15:16, "You have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you, and ordained [placed or adopted] you, that you should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatever you ask of the Father in My Name, He may give it you".
The natural marriage types the invisible union of the Bride and Christ. Matthew 19:6, "They are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together [not some backslidden preacher or half-drunk magistrate], let not man put asunder." This is the 'eternal security' of new birth.
I Corinthians 6:17, "God and the soul that's joined together with God is one Spirit." The angel of God that dwells in the Church, is the elect soul that came from heaven; before the foundation of the world God knew it would reject the Devil's lie. But that soul had to take a body of flesh to be tried like everyone God saw in Genesis 1:27.
Genesis 5:1-2, "In the day that God created [(Heb.) 'bara' ex nihilo] man, He made [(Heb.) asah from existing material], him in the likeness of God. Male and female He created [(Heb.) 'bara' ex nihilo] them; and blessed them, and called their name Adam, in the day they were created [(Heb.) 'bara' ex nihilo]." Natural Eve was in Adam as Spiritual Eve, the Church, is in Christ. Eve's body was a by-product made years after the whole of creation was finished, but her theophany was made before the foundation of the world.
When God formed man He separated the woman, left her in the theophany and put him in a body. This is confirmed by the fact that when He made the woman He did not take more dust from the ground but took a rib from the dust of Adam's side and made the by-product. Likewise, when God made Christ's Bride He did not create another spirit but took the Holy Spirit from Jesus' side to form His spoken Word Bride. The bodies of His many membered Church are by-products, but NOT the Holy Spirit in the Body, and we are sons and daughters of the same Holy Spirit through holy wedlock with the eternal God (I Corinthians 12:12-14).
God made man in His image, then God was made in the image of man as the near KINSMAN of Adam to redeem his race. John 6:39, "This is the will of My Father who sent Me, that I should lose nothing of all that He has given Me, but raise it up at the last day." Do I hear an "Amen"?
Before "the beginning" God knew those who would overcome, and each of us was present when Jesus claimed His Title Deed to redemption and loosed its Seven Seals. Revelation 5:11-12, "I looked and I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels [the theophanies of Christ's Bride of all Ages including ourselves because redemption was over when Laodicea ended and He opened the Seals], and they numbered myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb who was slain to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honour and glory and blessing"!
Romans 8:28, "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. For those whom He foreknew, he also predestinated to be conformed to the image of His Son, in order that He might be the firstborn among many Brothers and Sisters [in the NEW creation of God-men (II Corinthians 5:17; Galatians 6:15; Revelation 3:14)]. And those whom He predestined He also called; and those whom He called He also justified; and those whom He justified He also glorified".
In Luke 10:1 and 17-24, Jesus sent "other seventy" who seem to have had no other commission than at this particular time to prepare certain towns and villages for His personal ministry. Although they shared the same Message, they are distinguished from the twelve of Luke 9:1 who were appointed to permanent office, prohibited from going beyond the Israelites of Judea (Matthew 10:5-6) and whose names, as elect, were written in the Lamb's Book of Life. "The seventy returned again with joy, saying, Lord, even the demons are subject unto us through Your Name." Not at all surprised, Jesus informed them He had foreseen the swift and sudden downfall of Satan whose servants the demons were (Ephesians 2:2; 6:12). "Behold, I gave you authority to tread upon serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall hurt you."
Brother Branham said, "The power of that Church moving forward had just upset the whole kingdom of Satan . . . And He saw him as he dropped from his places. Because God had again give power to His Church to go . . . He was cast plumb out of the holy places and everything, by the power of that Church, of them having power. Jesus said, "I give you power over unclean spirits." See? And they really upset the kingdom of Satan. What could we do with it today? Oh, praise the Lord" (Thy Word, #61-0808, E68-69). Brother Branham had two thoughts here, but Luke 10 was NOT Satan's casting down to earth, neither was John 12:31, that will take place after the close of the Christian dispensation, the resurrection of the sleeping saints, and our translation (Revelation 12:7-13).
"However, do not rejoice that the spirits are subject to you; but rejoice that your names are written [in the Book of Life] in heaven. Brother Branham identified the seventy with the doubters and unbelievers of John 6:52-67. They are therefore not elect and Jesus confirms their names are not written in the section called the Lamb's Book of Life:
"In that hour Jesus rejoiced in the Holy Spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden this understanding from the learned and intellectual, and revealed it to those who are trusting as little children: yes, thank you, Father; for this is as You wanted it. All things are delivered to Me by My Father: and no one knows Who the Son is except the Father, or who the Father is except the Son, and he to whom the Son chooses to reveal Him (Matthew 11:25-27; John 15:16; I Corinthians 1:18-29; 12:3). And Jesus turned from the seventy and privately told the twelve, Blessed are the anointed eyes which see the revelations that you see [and non-elect Judas was one of the twelve]: many prophets and kings have longed to understand what you see, and have not understood them; and to understand those things which you hear, and have not understood them".
The name of every soul in Adam's race was written in the Book of Life before creation: each one is born "saved" from mother's womb. So long as their name is preserved in the Book they are "saved" and the saints will grant them in to eternal Life at the Great White Throne Judgment (Daniel 7:10; I Corinthians 6:2-3; Revelation 20:11-15). Judas Iscariot's name was written in the Book of Life, but subsequently expunged. Don't judge yourself by how much knowledge you have of the Word, but by how much fruit your life is bearing right now.
It is transparently obvious the vast majority of the "angels" of Genesis 1:27 will become "fallen angels" (I Peter 3:17-20; II Peter 2:1-10; 3:1-8; Jude 5-16). Denominational angels—ministers serving creeds and traditions of the world church system and refusing "the present Truth" which is "to walk in the Light Jesus is shining today" (II Peter 1:12; I John 1:7), have rejected the Holy Spirit. Since Christ's second or 'parousia' Coming in 1963 He has been calling the wise and foolish virgins OUT from Rome and her (once) Protestant daughter churches INTO "the unity of the faith" for "the manifestation of the Sons of God and the translation" (Matthew 25:6; I Thessalonians 4:16; II Thessalonians 2:1-12; Revelation 17:5; 18:4; Ephesians 4:13; Romans 8:19; I Corinthians 15:51-56). The Scriptural antitypes prophesied in Matthew 24:37, Luke 17:28-30, Romans 11:32, II Timothy 3 – 4 and Revelation 3:17-20 are being forced by anti-discrimination, gender equality, homosexual empowerment, racial discrimination legislation in the "squeeze".
The present apostasy was prophesied in God's first Bible, The Witness of the Stars; in The Stone Bible or Great Pyramid, God's second Bible is represented in this diagram, and confirmed by God's third Bible, the printed Book we study. Revelation 6:12-14, "I beheld when Jesus had opened the Sixth Seal, and there was a great earthquake [sinking Los Angeles and a segment of earth the land area of the Australian State of Queensland which is about 60% the size of India]; and the sun became black as sackcloth made of hair, and the moon became as blood [with lunar volcanic eruptions]; and the stars of heaven fell to the earth as a fig tree casts its unripe figs when shaken of a mighty wind. The heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places" (Isaiah 13:6-16; 34:4; Joel 2:2-11; Matthew 24:29; Luke 21:25-26; Hebrews 12:26-27; Revelation 11:19; 16:18). Christ's Church is founded upon the pure faith once delivered to the apostolic saints, but the Ephesian Church Age "left its first love" Christ the Word, and in the Thyatirean Church Age the church sank into Judaeo-Roman Catholic darkness. Essential principles were rediscovered in the Reformation but believers were outnumbered by the make-believers and un-believers in Laodicea which apostatised and put Christ out as illustrated by the breach between the Church Ages and the Seals (Revelation 3:15-20).
Note that the Bread of Life was delivered in the Messages of seven earthly angels—Paul, Irenaeus, Martin, Columba, Martin Luther, John Wesley and William Branham—one to each dispensation. In our second diagram the church shines in the reflected Light of Christ. He is the SUN. The church is the MOON. Thus this orb of light is the moon. It had decreased from almost a full moon in the first age, to a sliver in the fourth age. But in the fifth age it began to grow. In the sixth it took a great step of growth forward. In part of the seventh age it was still growing, when suddenly it stopped short, and waned to almost a nothingness, so that instead of Light it was the blackness of apostasy, and at the end of the age it had ceased to shine for darkness had taken over. Christ was now outside the church. All Seven Church Ages are fulfilled, the seventh angel of Revelation 1:1; 3:14 and 10:7 was the Elijah of Malachi 4:5, 6b and Matthew 17:11 whose Message restored the apostolic faith, "finished the mystery of God," introduced Christ's unseen second or 'parousia' Coming "as a thief in the night" (I Thessalonians 5:2; Revelation 15:16), and is calling the wise and foolish virgins into the Light of "the present Truth" (Zechariah 14:7; Matthew 24:27).
Israel's Pentecostal Feast of Leviticus 23:9-21 types the Christian dispensation represented in the Great Pyramid Enoch built at the center of earth's land mass on the border of upper and lower Egypt. The heavy double base line signifies Pentecost and "the foundation of the apostles and prophets" upon which the Body of Christ is being built. Pentecost was typed by the last six days of Israel's Feast of Unleavened Bread when the apostolic faith, although modest since the New Testament was not yet fully revealed, was pure and unleavened by manmade reasonings. Israel's seven sabbaths typed the Seven Church Ages of Revelation 2 and 3, which had only PART-Word as the Bible was sealed, and also because the Judaeo-Roman Church martyred the saints in their scores of millions, and the faith in the safe and sacred repository of their hearts, went with them to the grave. The Capstone represents "Christ the Chief Cornerstone" that was rejected by the builders, and ultimately by Laodicea (Romans 11:32; II Timothy 4:4; Revelation 3:17-20). The Revelation of the Seven Seals in 1963 brought Christ back to earth in W_O_R_D form through the mouth of His Prophet, William Branham (I Corinthians 13:10; Revelation 10:1-7). The one way across the breach into the Capstone is by a clear revelation of the end-time Message. Christ the fullness of the anointed Word is present: the Capstone is down for those who are baptised into Christ's end-time Bride. As King Solomon's Temple was constructed from different stones chosen throughout the earth, shaped and dressed until they were perfect so that "neither hammer nor axe nor any tool of iron was heard in the house, while it was in building" (I Kings 6:7), the Capstone is being formed of the "lively stones" of Christ's end-time Bride born anew from every nation, tribe and tongue of Adam's race. We will not see death in the flesh but will be translated to the Wedding Supper in the Sky. nl1032.htm
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Brother Grigor-Scott is a non-denominational minister who has ministered full-time since 1981, primarily to other ministers and their congregations overseas. He pastors Bible Believers' tiny congregation, and is available to teach in your church.