Bible Believers' Newsletter 1152
"We focus on the present Truth – what Jesus is doing now. . ."
Christian greetings in the precious Name of our Lord Jesus Christ; we are always happy when you can join us in fellowship around the unchanging Word of the glorious God of the universe.
We are not finished with Brother Branham's exposition of Daniel chapter 9, and shall return through the book of Ezekiel. Meantime, our work may be scripture-laden so pray and be patient, keeping a watchful eye for "some handfuls of purpose" and "honey in the Rock, my Brother and Sister." The Master admonished "Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you." When Light comes our books and scribblings may be laid aside for understanding the simplicity of God's Word.
Today's subject—from Ezekiel 33 to 37—is "God's Covenant of Peace with Israel." Please study this work carefully to ensure that you understand where these scriptures sit in (Gk.) 'chronos' time for we will be touching upon about 2,622 years taking us into the Millennium. We have many items of current interest and we encourage you to read the Full story.
"The kingdoms of this world" which Lucifer, "the god of this world" sought to trade Jesus Messiah in exchange for worship are being presented once again by the United Nations, an international Jewish criminal organization, the World Economic Forum, tax-exempt Foundations and multinational corporations proposing "a scenario showing where we could be heading—for better and for worse." This is the 'Great Reset' spruiked by Klaus Schwab. "You will own NOTHING, and you will be happy. What you want you will rent, and it will be delivered by drone".
This is truly satanic for "the Lord God blessed mankind before the foundation of the world and told them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moves upon the earth." Jealous of Michael, Lucifer incarnates the Serpent, a handsome giant man-like animal by whom Lucifer beguiled and seduced Eve to vicariously beget his son Cain. And God put enmity between the Serpent and his seed, and the seed of the first and the last Adam. Today he would vicariously trade his 'Great Reset ' to Goyim as slaves unable to "Think Bigger" and recognize the usual suspect behind the curtain. You will "own NOTHING, and be happy." Lucifer's kingdom of birth unto death is a subterfuge like his COVID fraud and hoax, but the gates of hell will not withstand Christ's kingdom of rebirth unto eternal Life.
Henry Ford who was apprised of Cain and this race stated: "The one aim of these financiers is world control by the creation of inextinguishable debts."
The first director general of the World Health Organization (now largely funded and controlled by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) was George Brock Chisholm, largely forgotten now but for his enthusiasm for Lucifer's world government. He is infamous for saying: "To achieve world government it is necessary to remove from the minds of men their individualism, loyalty to family tradition, national patriotism and religious dogmas." The WHO has long and deep involvement with COVID, a cloak for such UN/WEF interests.
Writing to Col. House on November 21, l933, Illuminus Franklin D. Roosevelt said, "The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the larger centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson."
This Newsletter serves those of like precious faith. We encourage you to share our Newsletter with friends, family and colleagues, and look forward to any comments or questions you may have. 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.
Iceland's Fagradalsfjall Volcano continues Spectacular Eruption
April 26, 2021 — Iceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano has been putting on a spectacular display of new eruptions, over a month since it first erupted, as onlookers continue to gather to watch fiery fountains and rivers of lava. A new fissure opened at the site on Thursday . . . continuous eruptions have already modified the local landscape, with flowing lava filling up mountain valleys . . . the burning rivers are not flowing fast enough to pose an immediate danger, so visitors have been permitted to visit the site. Full story: Spectacular footage
WEF-UN World Govt. Reset playing out in Canada
April 24, 2021 — The [intentionally] 'leaked' e-mail of October 2020 from the PM's Office last October was not 'Fake News' but the blueprint for criminal government plans to be so executed as to give 'plausible deniability' in case Canadians reacted unfavorably to such horrific event, a sort of trial balloon . . . As things have played out, we see they are following this devious agenda. This video goes through the points step by step and correctly establishes that if not unconditionally rejected by Canadians NOW, then concentration camps, slavery and abject despotism are around the corner. This is essential viewing because this UN-WEF plan is for YOU and YOUR country. Full story: youtube.com
Comment: April 24, 2021: Several years ago we warned believers that we are already in "the squeeze," now it is coming upon churches. Montreal Police RAID Rebel News Airbnb in 10-hour standoff. Witness the uncalled for intimidation and aggression these Montreal "storm trooper—wannabees" not "Police Officers!" Police originally meant "Peace Officer." It meant they must always serve, de-escalate a given situation and uphold the law under any circumstance. Here you see them brazenly and criminally abusing their uniforms, weapons and so-called "authority" given to them by the people (who pay for all that) to actually assault and commit crimes against individuals just doing their job and exercising fundamental rights and freedoms
Full story: youtu.be
April 25, 2021: Canadian Police return with SWAT to Local church run by Pastor Artur Pawlowski. Having been turned away the first time by Pawlowski, local Canadian Police return with SWAT and a court order (nationalfile.com).
April 26, 2021: Gracelife church in Alberta has been physically fenced off by the government until its leaders agree to abide by government rules regarding mass gatherings Full story: youtu.be
April 26, 2021: This footage shows a gun battle between the Nigerian Army and unknown gun men just 50 metres from the Convention Centre where our Sister Church in Nigeria hold their Convention Full story: twitter.com.
This explains how these situations are planned and executed.
Seven Stages of Empire – Hidden Secrets of Money
Mike Maloney: as prophesied by Daniel, Jesus and William Branham. Full story: youtube.com
Is US preparing to start a Biological War?
April 24, 2021 — Recently, various versions of the origin of Covid-19 have become very actively considered by scientists and experts in various countries. On March 26, even Robert Redfield, the former head of the US C DC, stated that Covid-19 was after all created artificially . . . WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus admitted a week later that the source of the coronavirus infection had never been identified . . . such accusations against Washington have become more and more frequent in the conclusions of various experts. Even the British Daily Mail . . . emphasizes that back in 2017, when no one in the world even imagined a global coronavirus pandemic breaking out in 2019, US intelligence predicted Covid-19 and related restrictions in all countries of movement to curb its spread . . . such "esoteric predictions" were clearly based on a perfect knowledge of the subject of the "prediction" from the activities of the numerous secret US bio-laboratories scattered around the world, many of which have appeared in recent years near the borders of China and Russia, become very strong.
And this brings to mind the significant historical experience of US biological genocide around the world . . . Beijing's demand to the United States to provide information about experiments being conducted in US military biolaboratories, in particular in Ukraine and at Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA, sounds very reasonable . . . The US has set up biolaboratories in 25 countries around the world . . . in Europe, not to mention the United States itself, there are no such laboratories . . . Full story: journal-neo.org
Comment: The Pentagon and White House are saying nothing about one of the main reasons the powers that be who control Washington have remained in Afghanistan since the fake chase after a former CIA contract employee named Osama bin Laden . . . "over 18,000 Pentagon contractors remain in Afghanistan, while official troops number 2,500. Joe Biden will withdraw this smaller group of soldiers while leaving behind US Special Forces, mercenaries, and intelligence operatives—privatizing and down-scaling the war, but not ending it." Already there are seven private military contractors in Afghanistan for every single US soldier.
When the US first occupied Afghanistan . . . a severe anti-opium policy of Taliban had reduced harvests to almost zero . . . The Anglo-American invasion of Afghanistan successfully restored the drug trade—the life blood of the CIA.
Terrifying $1.2 Trillion Plan
March 16, 2021 — The US will soon review its nuclear weapons programme. Should it spend $1.2 Trillion extending & updating it? "The world's largest nuclear weapon would vaporize everything within 5km and kill nearly everyone within 9km. At 20km, most buildings would collapse and many would catch fire. Everyone would be injured and many would die." Full story: youtu.be
Joe Biden Recognizes Armenian Genocide
April 24, 2021 — In AD301 Armenia became the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as its official religion after Christianity was introduced to Armenia in the first century—for this reason, Armenia was eventually targeted by the Ottoman Empire.
The most recent genocide of the Armenians began on April 24, 1915, known as 'Red Sunday' when 1.5 million Christian Armenians were slaughtered. Hundreds of male Armenian leaders were arrested, deported and or killed by the Ottoman Turks in what marked the beginning of the Armenian genocide. Over 1.5 million Christian Armenians were brutally murdered and or sent on a death march into the Syrian Desert. Hundreds of thousands of Christian Assyrians and Orthodox Greeks were also slaughtered. Full story: whitehouse.gov
Comment: The Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II was vilified as a tyrant by the Young Turks, but his real crime appears to have been his refusal to meet Zionist leader Theodore Herzl during his visit to Constantinople in 1901 and rejecting Zionist and Dönmeh offers of money in return for granting Zionists control of Jerusalem. Thus the Sultan was deposed in the 1908 revolution and the Dönmeh Young Turks proclaimed the post-Ottoman Republic of Turkey after World War I. Sultan Abdulhamid II died in Constantinople in 1918, three years after Dönmeh Jew Ibn Saud agreed to a Jewish homeland in Palestine and one year after (Jew) Lord Balfour deeded Palestine to the Zionists in his letter to Baron Rothschild.
The Young Turk movement, created and controlled by Dönmeh Jews converted to Islam in order to hide their Jewish identity, was responsible for the genocide of Armenians, Greeks and Assyrians. They follow Sabbatai Zevi, a self-proclaimed Jewish Messiah who had converted to Islam. The international Jewish elite provoked World War I in order to achieve the revolutions in Russia and Germany and the destruction of the Ottoman Empire. In 1917, Britain signed the Balfour Declaration, the promise for the creation of a Jewish state in Palestine. British troops could gain control over Palestine and prepare it for a Jewish state. Dönmeh-Jew Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (pictured) destroyed and replaced the Ottoman Empire with a Republic. Jewish revolutionist Alexander Parvus 'Helphand,' financial adviser of the Young Turks and the Jewish Bolsheviks supplied Ataturk with 10 million gold roubles, 45,000 rifles, and 300 machine guns with ammunition. The main reason for the genocide of the Armenians is the Jews' belief that the Armenians are Amalekites (The Jewish Encyclopedia, (1905), Vol. X, p. 284), arch enemy of the Israelites whom they impersonate. The Turkish government and Jewish groups such as the ADL deny the Armenian genocide because the key persons of the Young Turk movement were Dönmeh Jews, as were Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and Talaat, chief architect of the Armenian genocide. Illegal decisions of Presidents Trump and Biden in favour of the non-Semitic criminal state of modern Israel ensure a Turkish invasion of the mountains of Israel, "and the Lord will make Himself known in the sight of many nations" (Jeremiah 4:19-31; Ezekiel 38:8, 23; Hosea 4; Nahum 1:4-6; Zechariah 14:4).
CIA took Control of Australia, November 11 1975
April 5, 2021 — The CIA not only derailed the Australian government, it took control, which is why it now functions as an American colony and warmongers against China. Full story: youtu.be
Worldwide Vaccine 'Coincidence' Thread
April 25, 2021 — Most convincing compilation of data I've yet seen, demonstrating the timing between vaccine rollouts of countries, and the recent spikes in deaths. I had thought it was suspicious that Cambodia, for instance, had had zero Covid deaths until they started their mass vaccination. Now they are up to 80. Laos amazingly still has zero deaths, but aside from having half the population, they've only jabbed 2% of their people thus far, as opposed to 8% in Cambodia. Full story: threadreaderapp.com
Comment: The UN Agenda has always been global depopulation and their program is operational worldwide. Dozens of countries show a huge spike in deaths just after the introduction of a COVID19 vaccination program. "Harry Vox" sheds some light. Straight talk/foul tongue. "Widescale vaccine death is designed to be the reason why the dollar collapses—not the banksters bitchute.com, or bitchute.com.
No Jab for Me
April 24, 2021 — Did you know?
1. FDA did not approve Moderna or Pfizer mRNA gene therapeutics they dubbed "vaccines" . . . simply authorized them. Fauci confirms. 19 doctors warned the world of the dangers. AstraZeneca is being dropped by 24 countries. Johnson & Johnson is a Viral Vector (1) vaccine given Emergency Use Authorization on Feb. 27, 2021. Several States have halted its distribution due to formation of blood clots. The CDC confirms. It also confirms (2) the Pfizer & Moderna jabs are the deadliest of all "vaccines"
2. The clinical trials will be completed in 2023, and there are 12 vaccine companies working on profiting from vaccine sales.
3. FDA & CDC have not revealed to the public over 20 adverse effects, including Death, related to Covid19 vaccines discussed in October 2020 meeting. 3,186 deaths from Covid19 vaccines reported by National Vaccine Information Center as at 4/16/2021, and one-third of the deaths occurred within 48 hours . . . Covid19 regarded as an influenza variant . . . developed in a Gain-of-Function lab. Moot. Primary consideration is whether an experimental vaccine is warranted . . . I am NOT for experimental vaccines backed by disastrous animal studies.
4. mRNA jab delivers a synthetic, inorganic molecule (medical device) that programs your cells to synthesize pathogens in the form of the spike protein that your immune system will constantly have to fight off for the rest of your life. Molecular Biologist & Immunologist, Professor Dolores Cahill explains. NCGI article elaborates. Fauci confirms. Others call it Information Therapy that hacks the software of life, according to Moderna's chief scientist. You essentially become a GMO. Dr. Sherri Tenpenny has mapped eight mechanisms how the Covid jab is going to kill people.
5. mRNA jab does not prevent you contracting or transmitting Covid19. Dr. Steve Hotze elaborates. Fauci confirms. The CDC graph underscores that reality, proving vaccines are ineffective and vaccine passports are totally useless.
Did you also know?
6. CDC inflated death rate for Covid19—that was not isolated—by instructing medical practitioners in its March 24, 2020 directive to ascribe the cause of death as Covid19 for all deaths, irrespective if patients were tested positive for Covid19 or if they had other comorbidities, so as to ramp up the fear, and doctors have publicly stated they are being pressured to mark Covid19 on death certificates, here is a list:
Dr. Dan Erickson
Dr. Scott Jensen
Infectious Disease Director Kris Ehresmann, and that
60,000 Americans die weekly, consistently, before and after the Covid scare—more data—deaths by influenza and other diseases have plummeted.
7. CDC later admitted that 94%deaths had underlying conditions . . . of 527,000 deaths reported as Covid19—the influenza variant—only 6% caused directly by Covid19, or 31,620. Brings the true case fatality rate to 0.12% out of the 27 million cases.
8. Survival rate for Covid19 is, therefore, roughly 99.9%. When using the state population as the denominator, the death rate is even lower, ranging from 36 to 247 deaths per 100,000. As at March 19, 2021, even with the doctored numbers and faulty tests, the CDC arrived at the following survival rates:
Ages 0-17 99.998%
Ages 18-49 99.95%
Ages 50-64 99.4%
Ages 65+ 91% . . . Full story: nojabforme.info
3,486 DEATHS in the US following COVID Injections in 4 Months: more Vaccine Deaths recorded than past 15 Years COMBINED
April 23, 2021 — The CDC announced this week that deaths reported to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS), a US Government funded database that tracks injuries and deaths caused by vaccines, following experimental COVID injections, have now reached 3,486 deaths since December of 2020, when the Pfizer and Moderna mRNA COVID shots were given emergency use authorization (EUA) by the FDA.
To get a perspective on the magnitude of deaths following COVID shots that are being reported to the CDC, there were only 3,445 deaths reported to the CDC following all vaccines from 1/1/2005 through 11/30/2020, the 15-year period prior to the FDA issuing emergency use authorizations for experimental COVID injections in December of 2020 . . . Full story: vaccineimpact.com
Comment: Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) shots, and its first caveat was that all these products only have temporary marketing authorizations. They are all subject to further studies that reach as far as 2024 and even beyond, and these will be almost impossible to be completed because of the way the vaccines are now being distributed—European Medicines Agency (lifesitenews.com).
Vaccine Passports: One Passport to rule them All
April 22, 2021 — The purpose of vaccine passports is clear . . . to restrict the movement of those who have seen through the agenda . . . Below is a brief list of the vaccine passport schemes . . . proposed, about to be rolled out or already in existence . . . a scheme to force people into getting vaxxed so that they become genetically modified humans. The vaccine is the real bioweapon, not an imaginary virus . . . a registration system to distinguish between the vaccinated and unvaccinated, so the NWO controllers know exactly which citizens have certain nanotechnology embedded inside of them . . . to further whatever nefarious goals the NWO manipulators have in mind. Full story: thefreedomarticles.com
Comment: After my wife carefully read Prof. Chossudovsky's startling article "Big Pharma Conglomerate with a Criminal Record: Pfizer 'Takes Over' EU Vaccine Market" in "Global Research," she said, "citizens are paying for the poison Big Pharma wants to inject us with . . . The largest vaccine project of an 'unapproved drug' is to be carried out by a Big Pharma company long known for bribing doctors and health authorities . . ." (globalresearch.ca).
The European Commission—the executive body of Europe—first published a proposal for vaccine passports on 26 April 2018. Buried deep in a document dealing with Strengthened Cooperation against Vaccine Preventable Diseases, the proposal was essentially ignored by the mainstream media.
Experimental Gene-based Injections: 'Urgent Warning to World' by Dr. Mike Yeadon
April 21, 2021 — Two of the experimental gene-based injections have been paused or halted, and reports of clotting, stroke, anaphylaxis, miscarriage, Bell's palsy, and a host of other neurologic and auto-immune disorders plague the others. And those are just the short-term risks. Has all humanity been enrolled in a vast and unimaginably dangerous phase-three clinical trial without our informed consent? All for a disease that for the overwhelming majority of us is, officially, 99.7% or better survivable . . . if we even get it?
Dr. Mike Yeadon, formerly a Vice President and Chief Science Officer at Pfizer, believes the big experiment is well under way, and that the hypothesis it seeks to prove is as bold as it is terrible . . . a chilling warning, not just about the grave dangers surrounding the injections, but about the looming threat of digital health "passports" that will take inexorable control over every aspect of our lives. Full story: youtube.com
Comment: You have to look for malign explanations. Clinical evidence for vitamin D's role in COVID, noting the dozens of studies that show COVID patients with higher vitamin D have better outcomes, not to mention vitamin D's key role in immune function. There are also clinical trials confirming vitamin D's ability to prevent upper respiratory infections.
Zinc is also incredibly important for immune function. Although more common in the developing world, 12 percent of Americans are estimated to be at risk for zinc deficiency. We know that immune function is compromised with zinc deficiency; indeed, those with low levels of zinc are at much greater risk of being hospitalized and experiencing severe COVID disease. There is increasing evidence for the role of zinc in reducing the severity of COVID-19 disease and also in COVID prevention.
Yale Public Health Professor suggests 60% of New COVID-19 Patients have received Vaccine
April 21, 2021 — . . . the majority of people now coming down with COVID-19 have been vaccinated against the virus. "Clinicians have been telling me that more than half of the new COVID cases that they're treating are people who have been vaccinated," said Dr. Harvey Risch . . .
Last summer Dr. Risch caused a stir in medical circles, including his own workplace, when he advocated the use of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the coronavirus. On May 27, he published an article in the American Journal of Epidemiology entitled "Early Outpatient Treatment of Symptomatic, High-Risk COVID-19 Patients that Should be Ramped-Up Immediately as Key to the Pandemic Crisis." In August, he told Fox News host Mark Levin that the evidence was "overwhelming" that hydroxychloroquine reduces risk of hospitalization or death from COVID-19.
Full story: lifesitenews.com
Comment: False claims about the drug nevertheless continue to circulate . . . An article shared on Facebook from the website palmerfoundation.com.au is headlined, "Hydroxychloroquine is why Uganda, with a population of 43M, has only 15 COVID-19 deaths." (factcheck.org).
Green Virus spread by World Climate Conference – must be Gagged
April 25, 202 — The Biden-Boris green virus which infects most of the west has become a danger to Australia. PM Morrison has promised one billion dollars for "hydrogen, CCUS (carbon capture usage or storage), batteries and critical minerals—all to achieve "net zero." NOT ONE of these green dreams will produce one light-bulb of new energy—all will consume massive amounts of energy and money.
Innovation is going backwards in this green era. Just as the sun enters a cooling phase, we are heading for an energy dark age. Green zealots have re-discovered windmills from the Middle Ages and the solar energy they worship has powered plant and animal life since the sun started shining. The first electric car appeared about 1890 but was rendered obsolete by Henry Ford's petrol-powered Model T. Soon the maritime de-carbonisers will re-discover sails and our woke army will propose horse power to move soldiers and artillery. Will Australia run our diesel submarines on re-cycled cooking fat? Maybe Clydesdales will return to the farms?
Hydrogen usage is not new—hydrogen in coal gas was used in cities like London for a century from 1870. Maybe hydrogen-powered airships will again grace our skies?
CCUS is just an old failed idea (CCS) jazzed up with the word "use." The best use of carbon dioxide is to feed all plant life on earth, thus feeding all animal life. Burning coal provides massive environmental benefits in replacing the carbon dioxide plant food that was removed from the atmosphere by the great Carboniferous forests and laid down in coal seams. Earth's huge oceans contain immense amounts of carbon dioxide and, according to Henry's Law, will offset all attempts by puny man to manipulate the atmosphere. If we add CO2 to the atmosphere, oceans will dissolve much of it. If John Kerry manages to remove some atmospheric CO2 (at great cost), the oceans will quickly replace much of it.
We now consume energy to dig up and process copper, nickel, lithium, cobalt, lead and rare earth minerals for batteries while denigrating the biggest natural batteries on Earth—our massive coal deposits that store millions of years' worth of solar energy. Disposing of millions of used metallic batteries is a looming environmental disaster that Greens ignore.
Nuclear power provides reliable zero-emissions energy and needs no battery backup. Australia is a world leader in the production of uranium but produces no energy from it. It rated zero mention in our PM's Net-Zero Dreams. Biden-Boris-Kerry will applaud Australia's Green Dreams but the realists from the BRICS nations will laugh and continue to build coal, oil, and nuclear power to combat the approaching cold era. China and India alone have over 1,000 GW of new coal-fired power planned.
Crazy schemes to cool the Earth's climate or extract CO2 from the atmosphere are green dreams and realist nightmares. We have managed to control both heat and cold in enclosed places like cars, houses and department stores (if the power is on). But the climate control lever of Planet Earth is outside the reach of mere mortals. We cannot cool the climate, but history shows that nature may suddenly force cooling on us. We need affordable and reliable energy to help us live through whatever weather we face. Viv Forbes has science and financial qualifications and experience. He has solar panels on his carport and a diesel generator in the shed.
Biden ends Beef? 90% Reduction in Red Meat by 2030
April 23, 2021 — "Biden ends beef? 90% reduction in red meat for climate plan. Maximum 4lbs/person p.a. to meet UN 2030 target.
Full story: youtube.com
Comment: Oregon Bill IP13 would criminalize raising food animals in the state, and reclassify animal husbandry practices as "sexual assault." Animals can only be eaten after dying of natural causes.
God's Covenant of Peace with Israel
Ezekiel 33–48 prophesy the restoration of Israel to the Land of their Covenant and the fulfillment of the sixth purpose of Gabriel's instructions to Daniel, namely "to anoint the Most Holy Place" which will be the throne of King Jesus Messiah in the Inner Court of the Millennium Temple (Daniel 9:24). This will be the return of the Shekinah (Ezekiel 43:5-7) which appeared to the Prophet in his visions by the river Chebar (Ezekiel 1:1; 3:23). Ezekiel was caught up in the Spirit from Babylon in 574BC to the Millennial Temple in Jerusalem and saw the Shekinah as "the appearance of the likeness of the Glory of the Lord" enter the inner court by the east gate, fill the House as at the dedication of the Tabernacle, the Temple, the Temple of Jesus Christ after His baptism (Matthew 12:6), the inauguration of the New Testament Church in the Upper Room on the Day of Pentecost when God wrote His Word in the fleshly tables of their hearts (Ezekiel 11:19; I Corinthians 3:16; II Corinthians 3:1-3), and often in Brother Branham's meetings (right).
When Ezekiel was caught up in the Spirit in chapters 8 – 11 he saw God's Glory depart the Temple via the east gate prior to Nebuchadnezzar's conquest (Ezekiel 10:19; 11:22-25). The Shekinah Glory never returned to Zerubbabel's reconstruction (Haggai 2:9), or to Herod's aggrandized temple. Ezekiel witnessed the Lord God "anoint the Most Holy Place" in the Millennium Temple, as in theophany we witnessed Jesus Christ claim the Book of Redemption and loose the Seven Seals in 1963 (Revelation 5:1-14). Hereby God will return to His dwelling place in Israel's Temple "forever" after an absence from 594BC to AD2028?, approximately 2,622 years (Ezekiel 37:28). In his vision Ezekiel saw "the Glory of the God of Israel return via the east gate" (Ezekiel 43:1-5). This is consistent with Malachi 3:6 and Hebrews 13:8 and parallel to Acts 1:6-11 and Revelation 7:2).
Ezekiel's role was that of a watchman on the city wall seeing future danger and warning God's people of judgment (Ezekiel 3:15-21; 33). Amos 3:7, "Surely the Lord God will do nothing without first revealing His secret to His servants the prophets." A prophet is a sign warning of judgment and providing a way of escape. William Branham was the greatest prophet since Enoch who warned of the consummation by water and God's provided way of escape. As a watchman, the seventh angel Brother Branham warned of "the Day of vengeance of our Lord," the Seventh Trumpet and the fiery consummation (Isaiah 61:2b; Malachi 4:1-5, 6b; Matthew 3:12; 17:11; II Peter 3:7; Revelation 14:9-11; 18:1-14). The wicked who receive his Message and repent will be spared, while righteous Pentecostals who have rejected the Message of the seventh angel will perish (Revelation 3:19-20).
In chapter 34 Ezekiel prophesied "against the shepherds (rulers or kings) of Israel" and promised that in the days of Christ's second or (Gk.) 'parousia' Coming to Israel "I, even I, will both search My sheep, and seek them out. As a shepherd seeks out his flock in the day that he is among his scattered sheep I will seek out My sheep, and will deliver them out of all places where they have been scattered in the cloudy and dark day. And I will bring them out from the people, and gather them from the countries, and will bring them to their own land, and feed them upon the mountains of Israel by the rivers, and in all the inhabited places of the country . . . And I will set up one Shepherd over them, and He shall feed them, even My servant David; He shall feed them, and He shall be their Shepherd. And I the Lord will be their God, and My Servant David a prince among them; I the Lord have spoken it. And I will make a covenant of peace with them, [by the blessing of Abraham—new birth by grace through faith] and will cause the evil beasts to cease out of the land: and they shall dwell safely in the wilderness, and sleep in the woods."
"And I will make them and the places round about My hill [Mount Zion (Isaiah 31:4)] a blessing; and I will cause the shower to come down in his season; there shall be showers of blessing. And the tree of the field shall yield her fruit, and the earth shall yield her increase, and they shall be safe in their land, and shall know that I am the Lord, when I have broken the bands of their yoke, and delivered them out of the hand of those that served themselves of them" (Ezekiel 34:11-13, 23-26; 37:25; Ezekiel 30:23; Joel 2:2; Zechariah 14:7).
Ezekiel 35:1 – 36:7, when Israel and Judah declined Edom "broke off Israel's yoke" as Isaac foretold (Genesis 27:39-42; II Kings 7:20-22), reconquered his lost cities, invaded southern Judah (II Chronicles 28:17), and joined Nebuchadnezzar against Judah (Psalm 137:7). Hence the denunciations against Edom in Obadiah 1, Jeremiah 49:7-22, Ezekiel 25:12-14 and 35:1-15. During the Captivity the Nabateans conquered and occupied Mount Seir. Esau's Hittite wife Bashemath was the daughter of Ishmael and sister of Nebaioth who founded Nabataea. In 129BC Judah's high priest John Maccabaeus I engaged mercenaries and conquered Edom and in 125BC assimilated them on pain of death. "They were hereafter no other than Jews" (Josephus, Antiquities of the Jews, XIII, 9:1). The Pharisees who argued with Jesus in John 8 were Abraham's seed but inevitably the more numerous non-Semitic Serpent's seed Edomite Jews of Esau's Hittite wives (Genesis 26:34-35), not Semitic Israelites of Jacob's seed. Hence "no man spoke openly of Jesus Messiah for fear of the Jews" (John 7:13). Judea's King Herod the Great was himself an Edomite. Just before the siege under Titus, 20,000 Edomites were admitted into Jerusalem and filled the city with bloodshed and rapine.
From birth Esau and Jacob were rivals; Jacob's "hand took hold on Esau's heel and his name was called Jacob"—'heel holder' or 'supplanter' (Genesis 3:21-27). The earlier prophecy in Ezekiel 35 applied to the Edomites and their hostility toward the people of Israel and the kingdom of Judah. Edom now comes into consideration on the ground of its hostile attitude towards the Covenant people, as representative of "the earth and all that is therein; the world, and of all things that come forth of it"—mankind in its hostility to the people and kingdom of God at the manifestation of the Seventh Trump and the Sixth Seal, when "all the host of heaven shall be dissolved, and the heavens will be rolled together as a scroll: and all their host shall fall down, as the leaf falls off from the vine, and as a falling fig from the fig tree. For My sword shall be bathed in heaven (Revelation 12:8-9): behold, it shall come down upon Idumea, and upon the people of My curse, to judgment" (Isaiah 34; 13:6-22; 351-10; 47:3; 61:2b; 63:1-6). "Say to the [144,000] that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompense; He will come and save you. Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf shall be unstopped. Then the lame man shall leap as a hart, and the tongue of the dumb sing: for in the wilderness shall waters break out, and streams in the desert" (Romans 11:25-27).
This is apparent from the fact that devastation is to be prepared for Edom, "Thus says the Lord God; when the whole earth rejoices, I will make you desolate. As you rejoiced at the inheritance of the house of Israel, because it was desolate, so will I do unto you: you will be desolate, O mount Seir, and all Idumea, even all of it: and they shall know that I am the Lord" (Ezekiel 35:14-15). From Isaiah 34 and the promise of Ezekiel 3:21-30, it is clear that not Edom alone (Ezekiel 35:5b), but the remnant of the heathen nations generally (Ezekiel 36:3-7, 15; Revelation 10:11; 11:9-10; Psalm 79:2f), are mentioned as the enemies from whose disgrace and oppression Israel shall be delivered.
In Ezekiel 35:10-15, the additional reason assigned for the desolation of Edom is its desire to rule Israel and Judah with their lands, although it knew that they belonged to the Lord. Hereby Edom's hatred of Israel became contempt and an attack upon the Lord God Himself.
II Corinthians 4:14-15, "Knowing that He who raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you. For all things are for your sakes, which the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many abound to the Glory [Name] of God".
Jeremiah 23:7–8, "Therefore behold, the days come, declares the Lord, when they will no longer say, As the Lord lives, who brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt, but, The Lord lives, who brought up and led back the seed of the house of Israel from the north country and from all the countries where I had driven them, and they will dwell in their own land." Jeremiah illustrated how in the Millennium the Exodus from Egypt will pale in light of the greater blessings God showers upon Israel in the Davidic Kingdom.
Every animal sacrifice is memorial in nature, for instance Exodus 20:24, "You shall make an altar of earth for Me and you shall sacrifice on it your burnt offerings and your peace offerings, your sheep and your oxen; in every place where I cause My Name to be remembered, I will come to you and bless you." In the location and activity of bringing an offering to the Lord, the Lord causes believers to remember His Name. Thus, it is not a particular work of God they commemorate, but His character, nature, attribute or office (Name) that one brings to mind.
Jehovah Jireh—the Lord will provide (Genesis 22:13-14; Matthew 14:15-21)
Jehovah Rapha—the Lord that heals (Exodus 15:26; Matthew 4:24)
Jehovah Nissi—the Lord our banner (Exodus 17:8-15; Revelation 19:11-16)
Jehovah Shalom—the Lord our Peace (Judges 6:23-24; Luke 19:38)
Jehovah Raah—the Lord my Shepherd (Psalm 23:1; Matthew 26:31)
Jehovah Tsidkenu—the Lord our righteousness (Jeremiah 23:6; Romans 10:4)
Jehovah Shammah—the Lord is Present (Ezekiel 48:35; Revelation 21:3)
Isaiah 9:6, "For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given: and the government shall be upon His shoulder: and His Name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor (Holy Spirit), The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace (Son).
Son of man Prophet, Son of God priest, Son of David king—some of many different dispensation claims of the singular Person of the One true God.
In calling His people into a new and closer relationship with Himself he gives them a new name. Abram became Abraham, Sarai, Sarah, and Jacob, Israel. In Israel a son was named at the time of circumcision when he enters into a new covenant relationship with God (Luke 1:59; 2:21). When God's elect are born-again by a clear revelation of "the present Truth" . . . what Jesus is doing NOW, we receive a new name or office, and the end-time Christian is no longer Christ's Bride, "for the Marriage of the Lamb has come to pass, and His Wife has made Herself ready" (Revelation 19:7). In Isaiah 65 the Lord called we Gentiles and separated faithful Israelites from the non-Semitic anti-Semitic self-styled Jews, saying "You shall leave your name for a curse to My chosen, for the Lord shall call His servants by another name" instead of "curse" as the unscriptural word 'Jew' has been, and instead of "forsaken," elect Israelites shall be called "Hephzibah," God's delight, and "Beulah," married to Him.
Certainly, he who brings the offering is mindful of the Name of the Lord. The Sovereign God who receives the offering is also mindful of His Own Name. In this regard, God, being the subject of the verb "remember," becomes even more important than any human being remembering the Name of the Lord. The Book of Ezekiel highlights this concept:
Ezekiel 36:22, "Therefore say to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord God, It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am about to act, but for My holy Name, which you have profaned among the nations where you went".
God causes His people to remember Him in every sacrifice. In a sense, God memorializes His Own faithfulness when He is mindful of His Own holy Name in every sacrifice on the part of man. God's activity is the subject of the verb.
Aaron's high-priestly garments had two onyx stones on the shoulder pieces of the ephod. These were memorial stones for the tribes of Israel (Exodus 28:12, 29; 39:7). Aaron would bear those stones as he approached the Presence of the Lord on behalf of the people.
Exodus 28:12b, 29, "Aaron shall bear their Names before the Lord on his two shoulders for a memorial . . . Aaron shall bear the Names of the children of Israel in the breastplate of judgment over his heart when he enters into the holy place, for a memorial before the Lord continually." Once again, God does the remembering.
In Exodus 32:13 Moses commands the Lord to remember His promises to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and God does the remembering.
In Joshua 4:1–9 the Lord directed Joshua to erect twelve-stones as a memorial at the Jordan River. The Lord established the precise number of stones and the location for their placement. The Lord explicitly recorded what the memorial commemorated and the instructive nature of the memorial for the descendants of the conquest generation.
God's Glory is a most important feature of Ezekiel's prophecy. The return of God's Glory to the new temple in Ezekiel 43:1–12 is the climax of the book and the fulfillment of Gabriel's instruction to Daniel. This can't occur until after the Israel nation is restored to the Promised Land in the latter part of Daniel's Seventieth Week and all 144,000 "born is one day," because an Israelite outside the Land of the Covenant is without the Covenant. The stress is on holiness. Heretofore holiness had not characterized Israel as a people. When God's Glory returns, it will remain in Israel's midst forever (Ezekiel 43:6–7). The development of this unifying factor hinges on the future fulfillment of Ezekiel 40–48.
A lasting physical restoration must accompany the spiritual renewal of the people. This will exceed anything they have experienced in their history and extend into eternity, and they will never again have to face the Covenant curses. This is promised in Ezekiel 11:19–20, "And I will give them one heart, and put a new Spirit within them [as in Acts 2:1]. And I will take the heart of stone out of their flesh and give them a heart of flesh, that they may keep My ordinances and do them, then they will be My people, and I shall be their God" (Malachi 4:4).
The consequences of national restoration that will be expounded in Ezekiel 37:24–28 focus upon God's faithfulness to His covenants culminating in His dwelling amid His people in His sanctuary. He will be their God and they will be His people living with Him in the land.
"The Lord will sanctify His great Name which Israel profaned among the heathen, before the eyes of the unbelieving world; and the heathen will know that I am the Lord, when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes. For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land" (Ezekiel 36:23-24). God deals with Israel as a nation that will number 144,000 souls which explains how the spiritual nation will be born in one day.
Divine grace alone will restore Israel, land and people—the latter especially, in the way of Jehovah sanctifying His own Name. In this, Israel's misery is as little the motive as any righteousness on the side of Israel. What befalls the heathen with respect to Israel happens to them because they have insulted His people in the Name of the Lord revealed in Israel. Hence the fundamental reference which He takes is finally Himself. Israel, as has been repeatedly said, four times in succession (in the cosmic number, Ezekiel 36:20–23), gave by their exile, and hence by their misery, occasion for the profanation of the Name of Jehovah. Their misery made the heathen sin against Jehovah; thus it was viewed, but by no means as cause of the divine pity. What is said of pity is Jehovah's pity for His own Name, Ezekiel 36:21. The divine love appears not as compassion in relation to misery, but the misery itself appears as sin, so that the reference is taken simply to sin; the divine love appears purely as grace.
In holiness God manifests Himself in the heavens; and the circumstance that His glory fills the whole earth (Habakkuk 2:14) shows how His earthly manifestation, in accordance with His heavenly holiness, must take shape in righteousness upon the earth. He reveals Himself as the Holy One not merely in condemning evil and destroying the offender, but also in the extirpation of evil and the transformation and renewal of the sinner by virtue of a new divine breath of life, the spiritual creation of God in man.
Sanctification implies in general that something is removed from its common worldly relations. Jehovah sanctifies Himself on Israel before the eyes of the rest of the world (Ezekiel 36:23), in that by taking and gathering Israel out of all nations and countries He actually places them again as His people in the land of promise (Ezekiel 36:24). Jehovah sanctifies Himself in Israel, hence in Israel's own consciousness, by making them experience, as a fresh national dedication, a moral and religious purification of national regeneration of 144,000 elect Israelites. Ezekiel 36:21-36 is God's condemnation and promise of renewal. It presupposes that at the time of Israel's redemption there has been an exodus of the non-Semitic, anti-Semitic mass of Israeli imposters such that only a remnant of "the heathen nations" shall be resident; and this remnant will recognise the work of Jehovah in the restoration of Israel. This recognition, however, does not involve their conversion, for redemption is over.
Ezekiel 36:37-38, "I will yet for this be inquired of by the house of Israel." On two previous occasions (Ezekiel 14:3; Ezekiel 20:3), Jehovah had declined to be inquired of by the hypocritical and idol-loving elders of Zion, who pretended to consult Him through His prophet; now He makes it known that in the future era no barrier of moral and spiritual unfitness on their part will prevent their free approach to his throne, but rather that they will come to Him with fervent supplications for the very blessings He has accepted. In answer to their prayers, He engages, going back to the language of Ezekiel 34:22, "to multiply them [as the holy flock—the great flock of choice animals for sacrifice, brought up to Jerusalem at the three great yearly festivals, Passover, Pentecost, and the feast of Tabernacles] they shall become the flock of mankind. So shall the waste cities be filled with flocks of men: and they shall know that I am the Lord".
Ezekiel was probably meeting the despondency of those among the exiles who, fixing their attention on the small number that would return to rebuild Jerusalem in comparison with the majority that would remain in Babylon for a further 1,600 years—could not see how Israel's future prosperity was to be secured. Perhaps in addition to the idea of the multiplication of the people, is that of their dedication to God's service suggested by the prophet's language. However we are reading Ezekiel from the aspect of Daniel's Seventieth Week.
Ezekiel 37 deals with Israel as a Covenant people and the restoration of Israel as a brotherhood. Ezekiel lays hold of the metaphor taken to express the hopeless destruction of Israel's national existence and wrings from it a message of hope: "The hand of the Lord was upon me, and carried me in the Spirit of the Lord, and set me down in the midst of the valley [of Ezekiel 3:22; 8:4] full of unburied bleached dry bones, and caused me to pass among them round about: and there were very many in the open valley; and they were very dry. And He said, Son of man, can these bones live? And I replied, O Lord God, You know. Again He said, Prophesy upon these bones, and say, You dry bones, hear the Word of the Lord. THUS SAITH THE LORD GOD to these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and you shall live: and I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath [wind, mind, mortal spirit] in you, and you shall live; and you shall know that I am the Lord."
"So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a thunder, and an earthquake, and the bones came together, bone to his bone. And as I beheld, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but no spirit animated the bodies. Then He told me, Prophesy to the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, THUS SAITH THE LORD GOD; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live. So I prophesied as He commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived, and stood upon their feet, an exceedingly great army. Then He told me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts [tribes]. Therefore prophesy and say, THUS SAITH THE LORD GOD; O My people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel. And you shall know that I am the Lord, when I have opened your graves, O My people, and brought you up out of your graves, and shall put My Spirit in you, and you shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then you will know that I the Lord have spoken it, and performed it, said the LORD".
Ezekiel 37 is not speaking of the resurrection of individual Israelites—the Old Testament saints were glorified and resurrected with Christ two thousand years ago; this is prophesying the restoration of one nation of twelve Tribes that cannot take place before their Seventh Trumpet manifests earthquakes of unprecedented magnitude prophesied for the close of the Gentile dispensation and the opening Daniel's Seventieth Week. The Mount of Olives will cleave, demolishing es Sakhra and Al Asqa; Los Angeles and a 300 – 400 x 1,500 mile segment of earth's crust will sink, sending tidal waves over the oceans (Hosea 6:1-3; Romans 11:25-27; 64-0726M, Recognizing Your Day and its Message, par. 54; Isaiah 29:6; Ezekiel 37:7, 14; 38:19-23; Joel 2:1-10; Zechariah 14:4-5; Matthew 24:31; Luke 21:25-32; Revelation 16:18-19). This will instantly ignite the Muslim invasion and defeat of the modern Israel State, causing the mass exodus of non-Semitic Israeli 'Jews' (so-called). And Jacob's kindred—no longer welcome in the Middle East and North Africa—will repatriate the Land of their Covenant.
"The four winds" are God's destroying angels, Satan manifest as the horse riders of the Apocalypse and the Gentile world empires: Babylon, Medo-Persia, Greece, Imperial and Papal Rome (54-0514, The Seal of God, par. 238-256). Ezekiel 9:1-11 foretold the end of Temple worship and animal sacrifice when six angels with destroying weapons "Slew utterly old and young, both maids and little children, and women, but not any man upon whom is the mark; and begin at My sanctuary. Then they began at the ancient men who were before the house".
Brother Branham said, "They wasn't condemned by some anti-religious country. They were condemned by their own. See what I mean? The real Church of the living God will be condemned by Catholic and Protestant, 'cause they'll unite together. They're already together as one, as mother and daughter" (Revelation 7:1-17; 13:15-18; 17:1-5). I Peter 4:17, "Judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begins at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God"?
Ezekiel 37:15-28 details the reunion of two divided nations into one nation in their own land, "with one King and one Lord, and His Name the only one" not simply the restoration of Judah to her pre-exilic state but the reunion of all twelve tribes into one united Israel.
"I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me" (Exodus 25:5). The Kingdom of Israel was divided because Solomon introduced the pagan trinity. When the Northern kingdom adopted trinitarian worship God dissolved that nation; its subjects were transported to the Assyrian colonies in the Middle East and North Africa and their pagan populations were removed to Israel. The Southern Kingdom of Judah subsequently adopted trinitarian worship and was expelled to pagan Babylon for a lifespan from the Land of their Covenant. Once the Gentile dispensation ends, we Gentiles, like Esau, will find no place of repentance, but God is in Covenant relation with the Israel nation and at that very time He will turn to Israel by grace through faith to honour His Covenant.
I Kings 11:5-13, "Solomon went after Ashtoreth the goddess of the Sidonians, and after Milcom the abomination of the Ammonites. And Solomon did evil in the sight of the Lord, and did not follow the Lord with all his heart like David his father. Then Solomon built a high place for Chemosh, the abomination of Moab, in the mountain that is before Jerusalem, and for Molech, the abomination of the children of Ammon. Thus he did for all his (Heb.) 'Nokriy' Serpent seed wives, which burnt incense and sacrificed to their gods. And the Lord was angry with Solomon, because his heart was turned from the Lord God of Israel, who had appeared unto him twice, and had commanded him concerning this thing, that he should not go after other gods: but he did not observe what the Lord had commanded. Wherefore the Lord told Solomon, Because you have done this, and have not kept My Covenant and My statutes, which I have commanded you, I will surely rend the kingdom from you, and give it to your servant. Nevertheless, for the sake of your father David I will not do it in your days: but I will rend it out of the hand of your son. Howbeit I will not rend away all the kingdom; but will give one tribe to your son for the sake of My servant David and for the sake of Jerusalem which I have chosen".
I Kings 11:29-38, "And it came to pass at that time, when Jeroboam went out of Jerusalem, that the prophet Ahijah the Shilonite found him in the way. Now Ahijah had clad himself with a new cloak; and both of them were alone in the field: and Ahijah took the new cloak that he wore, and rent it in twelve pieces: and said to Jeroboam, Take ten pieces: for THUS SAITH THE LORD, the God of Israel, Behold, I will rend the kingdom out of the hand of Solomon, and give you ten tribes: (but he will have one tribe for the sake of My servant David, and for the sake of Jerusalem, the city which I have chosen from all the tribes of Israel), because they have forsaken Me, and have worshipped Ashtoreth the goddess of the Zidonians, Chemosh the god of the Moabites, and Milcom the god of the children of Ammon, and have not walked in My ways, to do that which is right in My eyes, and to keep My statutes and My judgments, as did David his father. Howbeit I will not take the whole kingdom out of his hand: but I will make him ruler all the days of his life for the sake of My servant David, whom I chose, because he kept My commandments and My statutes: but I will take the kingdom from his son's hand, and give it to you, even ten tribes. And to his son I will give one tribe that David My servant may have a lamp always before Me in Jerusalem, the city where I have chosen to put My Name. And I will take you, and you shall reign over whatever your soul desires, and be king over Israel. Then if you listen to all that I command, and walk in My ways, and do that is right in My sight by observing My statutes and My commandments, as My servant David did; then I will be with you, and build you a sure house, as I built for David, and will give Israel to you. Thus I will afflict the seed of David for this, but not forever".
Brother Branham's commission, "Come out of Babylon and be filled with the Spirit, that you be not partakers of her sins and receive not of her plagues" applies not only to Christ's end-time Bride (Revelation 13:15-18; 14:9-11; 17:5; 18:1-24; 19:20-21) but also to the children of Israel (Isaiah 11:11-16; 18:1 – 19:25; 35; Revelation 11; 12:7 – 13:8, etc).
Ezekiel 37:15-28, The Word of the Lord came again to me, saying, Moreover, you son of man, take one stick, and write on it, For Judah, and for the children of Israel his companions [the Tribes of Benjamin, Levi and considerable fragments of the other ten tribes who had not been carried into captivity but more or less joined themselves to the kingdom of Judah]: then take another stick, and write upon it, For Joseph, the stick of Ephraim [Joseph], and for all the house of Israel his companions. Then join them one to another into one stick; and they shall become one in your hand . . ."
This pantomime Ezekiel doubtless performed in all of its external reality is easily understood. The union of Israelites when restored to their land will be accomplished by God giving them the Davidic King Jesus Christ who will so rule the reunited people that they will no more be divided into two peoples and two kingdoms. One political government as mediated by one King Messiah will exhibit a national life purified from idolatry and conformed to law, hence moral; so an outward serving of God by Israel is also prophesied here. God will return the twelve Tribes from the heathen nations to which He exiled them and bring them back to the Land of their Covenant during the first half of Daniel's Seventieth week (Ezekiel 36:24). There He will cleanse and give them a new heart: "I will put My Spirit within you" (Ezekiel 37:14). In the Millennium they will resettle their tribal allotments and God's sanctification of the Millennial Temple "in the midst of Israel forever" will continue the nation's sanctification.
To sanctify is to make the people His own and worthy of Him and being His possession Israel will be "holy" in disposition and life, but this implies protection. Jeremiah 2:3, "Israel was holiness to the Lord, and the firstfruits of His increase: all that devour him incur guilt; judgment shall come upon them says the Lord." The ideas in this verse lead naturally over to Gog's soon-coming invasion in chapters 38 and 39.
Ezekiel 37:15-28 cannot happen 'til after Gog's invasion in the early weeks of Daniel's Seventieth Week, after Christ's Wife of all Ages is seated at the Wedding Supper of the Lamb in the Sky. All of God's Covenants given to Israel will be fulfilled at the time of her restoration to the Promised Land and the institution of the Messianic Kingdom. This includes the Abrahamic Covenant (Genesis 12:1-3), the Mosaic Covenant of Moral Law (Exodus 20:1-26), Civil Law (Exodus 21:1-24; 18), and Ceremonial Law (Exodus 25:1-40; 38, signified by the sabbath, Exodus 31:12-18), the Davidic Covenant (II Samuel 7:4-17), the Palestinian Covenant (Deuteronomy 30:1-10), the New Covenant (Hebrews 8:7-13), and the Peace Covenant (Ezekiel 34:25). nl1152.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.