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In Search Of The Rechabites
May 20th 2018 - (You will need to read this at least twice in order to more fully grasp it.)
One of the most mysterious and interesting groups in the entire Bible is the Kenites, from whom come the Rechabites. And what we find is that they are filled with wonder and great fulfilling hope! What do you know about them? The first great mystery is their lineage. The name “Kenite” or “Kainite” is derived from the Hebrew Qayin, which is the name "Cain." So actually, the Kenites are indeed Cainites, or descendants of Cain. Well, this is indeed a great mystery, and a great puzzlement to Biblical “scholars.” One is left asking: How could descendants of Cain survive the great flood? The answer is: In the three-part trinity of the Scriptures, their first and foremost purpose is prophecy. The next is moral virtue and finally history. So, prophecy trumps history. And the descendants of Cain clearly prophesy!
So what then do we find? It is the same pattern that is repeated over and over throughout the Scriptures:
Cainites — the flood — Cainites.
From henceforward we will use the accepted name of Kenites. But for now, keep this pattern in mind. And let me say, all of this information presented here is to show, demonstrate, and confirm the consistency of what the Father is doing. We take truth that we already know, and will see it repeated over and again in clear and very revealing ways.
Of course this Cain is the one who in the very beginning killed his brother, Abel. And for this murder he was cursed by Yahweh: “When you cultivate the ground, it will no longer yield its strength to you; you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth” (Genesis 4:12). Cain’s reply was: “Behold, You have driven me this day from the face of the ground; and from Your face I will be hidden, and I will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth, and whoever finds me will kill me” (vs. 14). Things are not looking good for the descendants of Cain, the Kenites. And when it says, “When you cultivate the ground,” do not think natural. I ask you, what are these bodies of ours made of? God made these bodies from the dust of the ground. So now think spiritual, which is the true fulfillment. In other words: “When you cultivate these bodies.” Thus, as written from the beginning and seen in Cain: “When you cultivate these earthly bodies,” these bodies of flesh-man who comes from the ground, “it will no longer yield its strength to you.” What man truly needs can never come as long as he is in these cursed earthly “ground” bodies. “Cursed is the ground because of you” (Genesis 3:17).
Do you understand this? The fact is, for six thousand years, Cain has killed Abel, whose offerings were acceptable to Yahweh. For six thousand years, man’s offerings as “ground” men have not been acceptable. Why? Again, because of this flesh. The ONLY way man’s works can be acceptable is to put off the earthly and put on the heavenly. It’s just that simple. We must be born from above. I have noted before that the Garden was and is a seed testimony for all of mankind for a duration of six thousand years, and even seven thousand years if Yahweh did not cut time short. Of course this is equally the three days cut short to two days. The outcome is the same. Remember, Adam and Eve were in the original Garden for seven years.
Furthermore, we can now be assured of the same as that seen in the account of Cain and Abel. Both of these testify to what takes place with mankind during this period when man lives in bodies made from the cursed dust of the ground, and there is only one solution. We must be carried up into heaven and be born from above, born from the heavenly, in order for man to bring forth the true Abel fruitfulness. We must become “Abel-bodied.” “Abel, on his part also brought of the firstlings of his flock and of their fat portions. And Yahweh had regard for Abel and for his offering.” This was of course in contrast to Cain’s offering: “So it came about in the course of time that Cain brought an offering to Yahweh of the fruit of the ground” (Genesis 4:3-4). Again, his offering was from the cursed ground, from which man was created. But most importantly, Abel’s offering was not fruit of the ground!
Keeping this in mind, what do we find relative to these descendants of cursed Cain who somehow passed through the breach, the flood? Frankly, and quite encouragingly, and maybe at first even perplexing, we find a redeemed people who speak of the Bride today—we who are on the other side of our own breach and death-effecting flood of two thousand years of Christianity. Let us now look at some of these consistent and most hopeful, revealing, and encouraging testimonies relative to these Kenites as they clearly now reveal the Bride.
One of the most dramatic and hope-filled testimonies of the Bride which “kills” Satan is Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite (Judges 4:17-22). Judges 4:3 tells us that Sisera “oppressed the sons of Israel severely for twenty years,” a clear type of Satan who has oppressed the sons of God severely for two thousand years! Satan Sisera was fleeing from Barak’s army and Jael invited him to come into her tent and hid him with a blanket. Once he was asleep, she took a tent peg and with a hammer drove it into his temple, and it went through into the ground. As seen in Africa, there are two blows that Satan receives to his head. The first Remnant crushes his head (lit. of Genesis 3:15), and the Jael second Remnant drives the tent peg through his head. Thus we see our first Kenite testimony regarding the female Bride.
But before we proceed from this testimony, let us make a clear and most important observation. What was the curse on the descendants of Cain? Genesis 4:12 states: “you will be a vagrant and a wanderer on the earth.” And in verse 20 we read concerning a descendant: “Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who dwell in tents and have livestock.” This was exactly the lifestyle of Heber and Jael. So let us ask another question: What is the critical work and testimony that Jael provided? Of course it is the essential second-blow death of Satan via a tent peg. So we now ask: Would Heber and Jael have had a tent peg to kill Sisera if they had not been Kenites? The very reason they had that final-blow tent peg was because of the curse on Cain!
Today, at this very time, we as cursed men who live in tents and are the female Bride and wander upon this earth, are thereby given the opportunity and ability to effect the final blow to the head of Sisera Satan. Barack did not kill Sisera. Nor did Heber kill Sisera. Only a female Kenite could effect his death. The Heber Body of Christ cannot kill Satan. Only the Kenite Bride can effect this. Yahweh God uses a female work to put an end to Satan. We saw this very thing in the female Esther as well at the second wine banquet where Haman was revealed, and we now see a second witness to this in Jael. We the Bride kill Satan! This is quite fitting insomuch that Satan is a female, Yahweh’s wife.
Our second Kenite testimony (Judges 1:16) is yet another woman—Moses’s wife, Zipporah. So, what testimony do we see regarding this second female Kenite Bride? In Exodus 4:24-26, we read that when Yahweh initially sent Moses to deliver the sons of Israel out of Egypt, He was actually about to kill him. Why? From the text we do not specifically know why, though Jasher 79:9-12 tells us that it was because he had not circumcised his firstborn son. Thus, Zipporah took a flint and cut off her son’s foreskin and threw it at Moses’s feet and said, “You are indeed a bridegroom of blood to me.” Thereupon, Yahweh spared Moses’s life.
So what could this mean? Relative to the Bride, we must be circumcised of our flesh, circumcised of these fleshly bodies. Here again, we must put off this flesh and be born from above in a heavenly body. If not, as with Moses here, we will surely die! And it is by this circumcision of our flesh that we too will be delivered from death and the wrath of God. Furthermore, Zipporah threw the foreskin at Moses’s feet, which speak of kingdom rights. And if you look at the testimonies of Moses and Elijah—the first and second Remnant—Moses is a type of the first Remnant, and we the second Remnant deliver the first Remnant from the grave/death. And let me give a warning here to women today. The female Bride is a spiritual work, and if a natural woman wants to try to take the kingdom by force she risks being a Jezebel. The Bride is of necessity a spiritual work, and therein keeps Yahweh’s government that the woman cannot exercise the authority of the man, even as Yahshua followed.
Continuing to yet a third and highly significant testimony regarding the Kenites, we find a most hopeful account regarding the offspring of the Kenite, Jonadab. From 1 Samuel 30:29 we read that most of the Kenites forsook the curse of wandering about and instead resided in cities. But there was one Kenite who remained faithful to this—Jonadab, the son of Rechab, and all of his offspring. In fact, they followed two highly prophetic requirements: they could only dwell in tents, and they could not drink wine (Jeremiah 35:8-10). And by the way, this command of not drinking wine testifies to coming under the vital vow of the Nazirite. There was Samson, Samuel, and John who testified to this vow; and here we now find an entire group of people doing so. And in reality, the Bride is the first to enter into that Garden fulfillment, made possible by Yahshua’s death, burial, resurrection, and eight days in heaven (read here).
As a testimony against Judah—or Christianity (Hebrews 7:11-14)—Yahweh spoke to Jeremiah and told him to go to the house of these Rechabites and bring them into the house of Yahweh and give them wine to drink. He did so; but, they refused to drink the wine and obeyed their father’s command. By their faithfulness, Yahweh judged Judah and Jerusalem for their unfaithfulness, and proclaimed concerning the Rechabites: “Jonadab the son of Rechab shall not lack a man to stand before Me always” (Jeremiah 35:19). Here again we see the Bride being the first to enter into the Garden fulfillment via the Nazirite vow, as we literally stand before Immanuel.
Folks, these accounts are far more than history lessons; they are prophecy that is fulfilled in our day. Repeatedly we see the Bride. Not only is she the Kenite Jael who drives the tent peg into Sisera Satan’s temple. Not only is she the Kenite Zipporah who circumcises the foreskin of the first-born son in order to save the life of Moses. But she is the Rechabites who also live in tents and will not drink wine. More specifically, how are these Rechabites the Bride? 2 Corinthians 5:1 equates our natural bodies as being mere tents that have to be replaced by a house that is “eternal in the heavens.” For now the Bride are the Rechabites, wandering around in our tent dwellings. We are Rechabites in that we cannot drink the old wine of Christianity, but wait until the time when we can drink the wine made new in the Father’s kingdom (Matthew 26:29). The wine, the kingdom we have now, is NOT the wine we have to have, and we cannot drink it while in these tents. So yes, once again the Bride is indeed Rechabites. And yes, because of our faithfulness in these last days before the coming of Immanuel, we will see fulfilled the promise to stand before Yahweh/Immanuel always! Halleluyah!
And now let us look at one more final, exciting, and highly relevant testimony regarding the Rechabites. Have you heard of Jehu? He has to be one of the most colorful and dynamic men in the Bible, if not the most. In 2 Kings 9:16f, after being anointed king by the messenger whom Elisha sent to him (vs.1-3), Jehu went to Jezreel to kill King Joram, the son of Ahab, and king of Israel. And when he arrived, he was described by the watchman in this regard: “the driving [of this one] is like the driving of Jehu the son of Nimshi, for he drives furiously!” King Joram came out to him to inquire of his intentions; and upon finding that they were for his own death, he fled from Jehu who shot him with an arrow and killed him. Next, Jehu furiously drove that same chariot over Jezebel once she was pushed out of her window. And following this, he had the heads of the seventy sons of Ahab brought to Jezreel, and had them placed in two heaps at the entrance of the gate until morning (2 Kings 10). Maybe two thousand years. Jehu cleaned out the house of Ahab and Jezebel! Even so, he was not finished yet. There were still the prophets of Baal to destroy. This is where the Rechabite, Jonadab (here spelled “Jehonadab,” but both names are the son of Rechab), shows up once again as a living prophecy.
In 2 Kings 10:15-16 we read: “Now when he [Jehu] had departed from there, he met Jehonadab the son of Rechab coming to meet him; and he greeted him and said to him, ‘Is your heart right, as my heart is with your heart?’ And Jehonadab answered, ‘It is.’ Jehu said, ‘If it is, give me your hand.’ And he gave him his hand, and he took him up to him into the chariot. He said, ‘Come with me and see my zeal for Yahweh.’ So he made him ride in his chariot.”
Did you notice that qualifier? “Is your heart right, as my heart is with your heart?” Brothers and sisters, this is precisely what Immanuel is seeking and asking concerning a bride for Himself. “Is your heart right, as My heart is with your heart?” And if our answer is indeed equally confirming, with total and complete yieldedness and sincerity, then at the sound of the last trumpet Immanuel will extend His hand to us and take us up to Him into heaven, and we will return with Him back to this earth to see His zeal for Yahweh!
Furthermore regarding this highly prophetic Jehu, he then killed all who remained with Ahab; and consistent with everything up to now, in a most unique way in identifying them, he killed all of the worshipers of Baal and destroyed the house of Baal. Verse 28 tells us that he eradicated Baal out of Israel. But, the man Jehu was yet a flesh man, and from there was not careful to walk in the law of Yahweh.
But will Yahweh fulfill this complete and thorough wrath against Baal Christianity? Not literally, anymore than He will literally destroy the prophets of Baal at Carmel. He will have mercy on them, cut their time short from three thousand to two thousand years, and death will not continue. Furthermore, He will instead “kill” Babylonian Belshazzar Satan, putting most of the guilt on him, becoming his own sacrifice for the sake of others, taking upon himself the sins of man which he/she has propagated. Click here for more on this identification. And most importantly, when Immanuel comes He will establish righteousness on this earth. Amen!
In the opening here we noted this miraculous pattern regarding the descendants of Cain:
Cainites — the flood — Cainites
Just as the curse on Cain becomes victory over Satan and thus eternal life, turning evil into good, so the flood that has effected death for two thousand years becomes a flood that brings life. This we saw with the Rechabites, the descendants of cursed Cain. And likewise, these cursed tent bodies man has had from creation that are made from the dust of the ground, will become born-from-above heavenly bodies when Jehu Immanuel extends His hand to us, His bride, and asks, “Is your heart right, as My heart is with your heart?”
Thus we see: Jael, Zipporah, the faithful Rechabites, and of course Jehonadab himself, all reveal the Bride that “kills” Satan and rides victoriously with Jehu Immanuel. Come quickly, Immanuel!
Life In The Millennial Reign
May 13th 2018 - Before you read this, watch a CBS, “60 Minutes” program titled “Making Ideas Into Reality At MIT’s ‘Future Factory’.” It was in watching this program that drove me to write the following, and specific things in it are referred to here. So to be able to understand what is shared in this report, take thirteen minutes first to watch this inspiring “60 Minutes” program.
This program is an amazing assessment or projection of what man can do. And of course the reality is that what we have available today, which we now take for granted, is utterly profound relative to what man had available just one generation ago! Just the fact that we can sit at home and get any information we desire from around the world via the Internet is profound! But equally, the reality is that when Immanuel returns, this potential we have today will in and of itself be regarded as elemental, greatly insufficient, and comparatively lies in the realm of the Dark Ages.
Before addressing some of the changes that will undoubtedly come about with the coming of Immanuel with His bride, let us read Revelation 21:3-5. Here we find a description of what the Millennial Reign will be. “And I heard a loud voice from the throne, saying, ‘Behold, the tabernacle of God is among men, and He will dwell among them, and they shall be His people, and God Himself will be among them, and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.’ And He who sits on the throne said, ‘Behold, I am making all things new.’” Let us here consider what some of these “new” things would be.
First though, it is worthy to note that this examination is starkly different from Christianity’s end-time great wrath and destruction and even annihilation ideas—including their battle of Armageddon and more. And the majority of these adherents are stuck in natural thinking and do not see the true fulfillments. Two of these fallacies are (1) their insistence that a third natural Ezekiel’s temple will be built, which is completely senseless (read here), and (2) that 2 Peter 3:10-13 will be literally fulfilled and earth and its heavens will be consumed by fire. The latter will not and cannot happen by virtue of the Millennial Reign, as well as the great white throne judgment and the lake of fire (which is not literal either) that follow (read here). Remember, God cuts time short lest no flesh would be saved (Matthew 24:20-22).
Briefly, these contrasting, even contradicting, outcomes of wrath and mercy are the way of Yahweh—both possibilities clearly set forth in the Scriptures. (Click here for another example.) By affording mercy yet leaving the testimony of what He would do in wrath, we are thereupon MOST grateful for His mercy, and fearful of His wrath. A fear of God is very healthy, causing us to turn away from evil. So we see in 2 Peter 3:10-13 His fiery judgment, and thus the need for Yahweh to cut time short lest no man be saved; and we are thereby all the more wiser and grateful for His mercy. This mercy fulfillment is of course set forth in Zechariah 13:7-9 and Hosea 6:1-3, where we see what He will really do—after two periods of time (2,000 years of the church) in which He tears and wounds us and we are cut off and die (which brings us to where we are now), He then has mercy on man and says “They are My people” and raises us up and bandages us. Amen! There is therefore no room whatsoever for this fiery wrath and utter and complete destruction in passages like 2 Peter 3 that Christians espouse. They do not know Yahweh God, nor do they know His ways or His works. Rather, it will be as it is written in Isaiah 9:6-7:
For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders; and His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace. There will be no end to the increase of His government or of peace, on the throne of David and over His kingdom, to establish it and to uphold it with justice and righteousness from then on and forevermore. The zeal of Yahweh of hosts will accomplish this.
Amen! The reality is that Christians have no idea whatsoever as to what the Father is doing and is about to do. And in this examination we will focus on the major necessary changes that will take place when Immanuel returns, though there will be a multitude more as well. Furthermore, I don’t believe anybody has ever examined or written on what the Millennial Reign of Immanuel will even be like, especially with any degree of accuracy or specificity. But here we take a close look at these specific events and their outcomes, including the identification of those who will reign during this time. And hopefully as Paul stated in his time and quoted from Isaiah 64:4, we will all the more see its fulfillment:
“Things which eye has not seen and ear has not heard, and which have not entered the heart of man, all that God has prepared for those who love Him.” For to us God revealed them through the Spirit; for the Spirit searches all things, even the depths of God (1 Corinthians 2:9-10).
Two exceedingly great elements or factors that the kingdom Immanuel will bring are—the depth and breadth of God’s mind unveiled to man, and the restorative power of what we call “miracles.” For example, regarding the latter, who will need the amazing potential of prosthetics seen in the “60 Minutes” program when there is divine healing and regeneration/restoration? It will be as we read in Revelation 21:3-4 “God Himself will be among them, and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.” When Yahshua walked upon this earth with His first coming, we read that “He healed them all.” He will do the same when He returns, only on a world-wide level! Thus, there will be no need for medical doctors or hospitals or psychiatrists or psychologists. They will all be relegated to antiquity, things of the “Dark Ages” past when Satan ruled, for now there is a new Ruler!
And regarding the depth and breadth of God’s mind now made available to man through Immanuel, that direct access will be resident within the accompanying Bride who is the first to enter into born-from-above heavenly bodies (which is truly Yahweh’s goal for all men). For the Bride, there will be no need for a computer when they possess the vast knowledge associated with the infinite mind of God, evidenced by Yahshua when He was on this earth. That first man in the “60 Minutes” report with the white device on his face and head is a type, a mere shadow, of what it will be like to be in an immortal, born-from-above body. The device he wore allowed him to access a computer, which allowed him to access an incredible potentiality for vast amounts of information. Now, take that ability and multiply it by some vast number and place it resident in an immortal body, and what that man did will now look like child’s play. And when necessary, we will anticipate and understand things even before they happen. And now in a spiritual body, as did Yahshua in His heavenly body (Luke 24:36-37), we could appear and then disappear according to need of the moment.
Furthermore, with the coming of the King of kings, nations will be ruled and governed under His headship and order. Courts as we know them now with various witnesses and a jury will be things of the past, replaced by one in an immortal body who has access to the very mind of God, as did Yahshua, knowing every necessary detail of a matter or event. While natural society that remains on this earth in mortal bodies will continue to exist and function as it has for six thousand years, the much-needed presence of spiritual beings will provide elements that make natural resources unnecessary. The natural will still be bound by natural laws requiring food and rest and transportation and instruction, while the spiritual Bride will not be limited by the natural. Even the incredible advancements we deem to be so today, will become mere shadows of the true fulfillments.
On another note, who will need the functions of the United Nations to bring peace and wellbeing to the earth when the Prince of Peace resides here? Furthermore, there will be no more wars, so all military service and facilities and armaments will be used for other useful purposes or destroyed. Isaiah 2:3-4 will be fulfilled:
For the law will go forth from Zion and the word of Yahweh from Jerusalem. And He will judge between the nations, and will render decisions for many peoples; and they will hammer their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not lift up sword against nation, and never again will they learn war.
And in like manner, all private firearms and knives and swords and the such will be destroyed. Just as there will no longer be war between the nations, there will no longer be deadly violence between individuals. Remember, he who has the power of death, Satan (lit. of Hebrews 2:14), will be bound in chains. You say how can this happen? Nothing will be able to escape the watchful eyes of Immanuel and His Bride! Nothing! And quite possibly, natural society will be judged or assisted via the same pattern set into action by Moses: “Moses chose able men out of all Israel and made them heads over the people, leaders of thousands, of hundreds, of fifties and of tens. They judged the people at all times; the difficult dispute they would bring to Moses, but every minor dispute they themselves would judge” (Exodus 18:25-26). There will be watchful eyes over all society. Yahweh’s light will come to the earth, there will be no darkness, and every man’s deeds will be brought to that light—whether they be good or evil.
Furthermore, entertainment as we know it will be entirely transformed and purged of the corrupt, as well as within the Internet and any remaining news print or magazines or the like. Libraries and bookstores will be purged of all filth and error, as well as Christian bookstores and seminary libraries and their Internet dung (the word of God processed by the flesh and then fed to the people). And might we note here, the churches will be judged more thoroughly than society, for they have corrupted the kingdom. And corrupt pastors and priests and the like will shrink in shame and some in fear.
Advertisements will be eliminated. Clothing will no longer be determined by worldly fashion, but by the government of distinct male-and-female-appropriate attire, thoroughly covering the flesh. Cosmetics and hair colorings for women will be totally eliminated. Given all of this thus far mentioned, can you even imagine what the dumpsters and landfills and such will look like when all of these rejected print and clothing and cosmetic items are purged from the stores and homes and churches and businesses and libraries and more? It will be a purging of mankind that has never before been seen, nor will be seen again! God will clean house!
And regarding the governance of mankind, society will forsake the moral and social slide we have seen since the Curse of 1920 and before, and follow the headship order set forth in 1 Corinthians 11:3: the Father being the head of Immanuel, who now being resident will be the head of every man, who is the head of the woman. There will be no teenage rebellion; music will become godly with proper melody, harmony, and rhythm and edifying lyrics; crime will essentially be eliminated; and homosexuality will be completely purged.
Universities as we know them will essentially be eliminated and transformed. There will be no poverty from nation to nation, nor distinct economic and social classes. Undoubtedly it will be as Paul set forth: “For this is not for the ease of others and for your affliction, but by way of equality—at this present time your abundance being a supply for their need, so that their abundance also may become a supply for your need, that there may be equality; as it is written, ‘He who gathered much did not have too much, and he who gathered little had no lack’” (2 Corinthians 8:13-15).
The banking system will be entirely transformed, and no longer based on greed and usury. Drug and alcohol addiction and crime will be eliminated, and even prescription drugs and the pharmaceutical industry will be eliminated, as sickness and death will be no more. And the movie industry as we know it with all of its corruption and violence and immorality will be gone and replaced. And the vast porn industry and prostitution will be entirely non-existent, along with other like entertainment sources. And all of the above will be performed worldwide under the searching and revealing eyes of Immanuel and His born-from-above Bride.
There will not be news anchors or commentators as we now know—especially women with their lustful and immodest dress and makeup—giving us their analysis and opinions. Crime will soon be nonexistent, for all will learn to walk in the light in righteousness! Again, when Immanuel comes and establishes His kingdom on the earth, everything up to now will be regarded as the Dark Ages of vile, violent, and ignorant mankind. Light will come, truth will abound, and His kingdom will have no end!
Revealingly, Donald Trump—who defeated Jezebel—with his head of gold is a preceding type of Immanuel, whose goal is to drain the swamp. But He who is the true Head of gold from God will drain the swamp of mankind and replace it with His kingdom where righteousness and justice for all men dwells. “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Come quickly, Immanuel!
Our Hope For May, 2018
May 6th 2018 - Let me first provide an update regarding Bishop Aladwa, the third of the three bishops in Busia who accosted Caleb when I was there teaching. You will recall that one of the Bishops, Bishop Derrick, repented of his actions and began traveling with Caleb to present Bride truth. But the other two bishops, Wanyonyi and Aladwa, threatened and caused harm and even death in their violent resistance to Bride truth. Of course as addressed in the April 14 “Gary Report,” Wanyonyi was charged with financing these crimes and was sentenced to seventeen years in jail. And beginning April 15, Aladwa began making death threats to Caleb, Constable Rubben, and myself. On April 24, Bishop Aladwa was taken before a judge by Constable Rubben and Caleb, and he was found guilty on two counts: (1) for cyber bullying and sending threatening messages to people, and (2) it was found that he was linked to previous criminals who were guilty of the different accounts of killings. For these crimes he was sentenced to twenty-five years in jail without any possibility for appeal! This was certainly the strongest sentence given to these men who orchestrated and carried out all of this.
Now, with this information, I am going to note some things that I even questioned whether I should share. Why the questioning? Because for all my hope and expectation over the last twenty-three years, never have I/we received what we MUST have: the revelation of the Elijah (untying the donkey) and the latter rain. I was discussing this dilemma with a Bride brother, and he replied with something that is very close to me. He said, “make yourself vulnerable.” He was referring to what Rod McKuen said when I was in my early years at Texas Tech University and heard him speak. It is the only thing I remember from that event, and never forgot it. He said, “You can never truly live until you make yourself vulnerable.” Well, I am going to follow that and tell you my hope for May.
In this report, as well as in the April 14 report, I have addressed the outcome of events that are actually rooted in events that took place one year ago in April, 2017. Let me now summarize for you that which is laid out in greater detail in a podcast dated May 3, 2017, “April Breach Final Report.” Again, the following events occurred in 2017.
April 1—While out teaching, the driver of our vehicle struck a man on a motorbike, breaking both of his legs.
April 6—On that same trip, brother Choy of South Africa passed out and died.
April 15—Brother Dor’s wife, who was staying at Caleb’s, died while in labor, and the male child died as well.
April 18—Someone broke into Caleb’s home and stole everything in it: clothing, furniture, household items, everything!
April 20—Brother Derrick (one of the three Bishops who accosted Caleb in Busia, but became a Bride believer and traveled with him to teach) was struck on the back of his head and killed.
April 20—Amazingly, Caleb was placed in jail in Busia for the murder of brother Derrick.
April 21—Caleb’s wife, Belinda, was struck by a motorbike, breaking both of her legs. The driver sped away.
April 29—Belinda was placed in ICU with a severe breathing issue, but recovered.
As you can see, April, 2017, was pure, unrelenting hell, costing the Bride well over $12,000! But even so, we got through this and May was restorative. Caleb was delivered from jail and Belinda recovered. So why do I share this?
Exactly one year later in 2018, what do we now see taking place? Just the opposite!
April 3—Constable Rubben commits to Caleb: “I will help you on this case till justice be found.”
April 8—A preliminary ruling of guilt was made for the six men involved in these various crimes.
April 9—Sentencing of the six was levied with an accumulative total of ninety-nine years in jail.
April 24—Bishop Aladwa was found guilty and given a jail sentence of twenty-five years.
Now let me tell you another story. In 1980, I was reading a book and the word “pastorate” was used and it exploded in my chest. All I could do was fall on my knees and sob, knowing that I was called into the pastorate. Yahweh then spoke to me and said, “Move to Dallas.” Immediately I made plans to move, including putting our house on the market for sale. The first person to look at it was a widow woman, and she wanted it and would pay the asking price. But, when I told the elders of my church about this, they disagreed. So, knowing that we are to obey our leaders and submit to them (Hebrews 13:17), I knew I was safe before God to obey them, and if they were wrong they could be judged and I would be safe before the Father. So, I canceled the contract on the house and waited. One year later, I knew it was time to move to Dallas, and met with my pastor and made my appeal. This time they agreed. Once again I put the house on the market, and once again the first person to come look at it was a widow woman and she too was willing to pay the asking price. We moved to Dallas, and that in Yahweh’s timing.
I have learned that this matter of a delay is Yahweh’s way. It is like the two Remnant where the first dies and later the second is the fulfillment—the two-bird principle of Leviticus 14. And very possibly, this could be the very thing in practice here with April, 2017, and April, 2018. April, 2017, was clearly a first-bird experience which resulted in death and loss. It paid the price! And because of that price paid, we reaped justice one year later in April, 2018. But also, we viewed April, 2017, at that time as a dreadful breach, and looked to the Father for May as being a fruitful blessing. It is now our hope that May, 2018, might hold an exceedingly great blessing and even long-awaited fulfillment.
My call into the pastorate in 1980 was delayed one year, and even then Yahweh killed that call. I hope that now I can finally experience the fulfillment of that calling which He placed upon me so many years ago, and for Yahweh to now call out the world-wide Bride from the sleeping world-wide Body of Christ. It has been a small remnant for twenty-three years, and may it now find its thorough and complete and much needed fulfillment today. And may Yahweh finally fulfill His call to me so many years ago concerning the pastorate. That would be a sweet and meaningful fulfillment—pastoring the Bride.
And most fittingly, in 1980 Yahweh told me that the name for the church was to be Come Alive Fellowship. I thought at the time it was a rather hokey name, but accepted it. But today relative to the Bride that does indeed come alive and will never die, it is remarkably relevant.
Hopefully Yahweh will have mercy on us and just do something good on His own, in other words not particularly feast related. We need it desperately! However let me add, Yahshua was crucified on April 1. That being the case, fifty days after that Pentecost would have been on May 21—the very day my first child, Christi, was born. Despite it being her greatest desire, Christi has never married and has had no children. But her heart has always been for Yahweh, and she was an integral part in changes that took place in our family regarding modesty, and was given great insight regarding the Bride at the beginning. May Yahweh have mercy on us and do good.
King Saul Christianity—Revealed In Every Regard!
April 22nd 2018 - You are getting ready to see possibly the most complete, thorough, and revealing testimony there is in the Bible regarding Christianity, and it is amazingly wrapped together in one lengthy account—1 Samuel, chapters 8 thru 13 and 15—which we will examine. Some of the things presented here you may have already understood, and certainly there are some things you have never before seen. And for one and all, this intact unfolding testimony is amazing to behold, proving once again the Christ principle—that no one can understand what God is doing until it is fulfilled, and often that understanding comes only by a revelator, a seer. A seer is that which is given by God and not according to the will or work of man. And interestingly, the word “seer” in the Bible is first used in 1 Samuel 9, where it is used four times.
Let us begin with the knowns—things that have already been addressed here at RemnantBride.com. First and foremost, Samuel himself already speaks of the kingdom of heaven, the church, in that he is one of three men identified with the Nazirite vow—Samson, Samuel, and John the Baptist. Of course Yahshua is the fourth, fulfilling the vow, and thereupon restoring the kingdom, the Garden of God. But also, the kingdom was instantly corrupted by man, and has been corrupted for two thousand years. (Read “The Nazirite Vow” to understand this.) Having set forth this first and foremost identifying point, let us proceed with the plethora of valuable testimonies seen here.
The matter at hand in these opening chapters is that the sons of Israel wanted to be like the rest of the nations and have a king—otherwise known as worldliness. That is already a foreboding beginning, and is most fitting regarding the worldly church. And beyond this, and this is important, it speaks of the last 2,000 years of the church that has been absent of the King, Immanuel. This is a real problem for the church, as you will see.
Of course the king to be is Saul, a tall stately man who stood out from all others. And in fact, his height was a testimony of the tower-of-Babel church that reaches into the heavens and is torn down. And thoroughly attesting, where else do we see this name, Saul? Of course with none other than Saul/Paul, the founder of Christianity, the Body of Christ. Furthermore, something I have not noticed before, there is another thing that unites these two Sauls—they were both from the same tribe, the tribe of Benjamin (1 Samuel 9:21 and Romans 11:1). The fact is, both of these men identify the work of Christianity—the former in preceding type, and the latter in its fulfillment. And what makes them both failures in bringing forth the much-needed true kingdom is identical: they were both too early in their efforts, before the time (1 Samuel 8:4-22 and here)! It was not time for a king for the sons of Israel, and it was not time for the King to set up His kingdom. This is critical to realize, for both result in devastating consequences!
Also in common, the beginnings of these two works were both marked in time with and by Pentecost. Obviously you are familiar with the day of Pentecost in Acts 2 when the former rain of the Holy Spirit came upon them and they began to speak with other tongues and 3,000 souls were added and baptized. Pentecost is associated specifically with the wheat harvest, and 1 Samuel 12:17 tells us: “Is it not the wheat harvest today? I will call to Yahweh, that He may send thunder and rain. Then you will know and see that your evil is great which you have done in the sight of Yahweh by asking for yourselves a king.” Did we receive the King at His first coming? Only briefly. But He did give us His kingdom, the restored Garden. But as testified in the original Garden, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil was there and they ate from it. And most importantly, as clearly stated in the referenced verse, the former rain on the day of Pentecost evidenced/testified that we would know and see that our evil is great by receiving our King early. He left, and for 2,000 thousand years the church has been left to its own vices!
As hard as it might be to comprehend or accept, there is a great problem when kingdom men have died ever since receiving it, including the 3,000 who were added on the day of Pentecost. And what was the preceding testimony of those 3,000? Just go to the like attesting Pentecost at Mount Sinai in Exodus 32:28, and its most revealing results were identical in number and outcome: 3,000 died! You say, “Oh, that was during the law. Now there is grace.” No. Where are those original 3,000 today who were added to the church? You say, “Well, they died.” So, why then is kingdom man dying? And why is the church still just as corrupt as when those 3,000 died at Sinai and people still sit down to eat and drink, and stand up to play (Exodus 32:6)? And in reality, if Yahweh does not cut time short and come and restore the kingdom, it won’t be just 3,000 souls who die, but all kingdom men for 3,000 years! That is what those 3,000 who died looked to—death for 3,000 years! Do you get it?
Men fail to understand that in the true and fulfilling Garden, kingdom man does not die. Death is our enemy, and that enemy continues to rule in the kingdom. Life does not come via death, as Christians naively and foolishly think. Instead, kingdom man sleeps, as Yahshua identified over and over again. Yahshua came to die for us, and to give us the Garden and ever-lasting life. But as with King Saul who was too early and was rejected, the kingdom reign for the last 2,000 years is equally too early, and Satan continues to take kingdom-possessing man (the 2,000 swine) to the sea of death! Death has continued an ongoing fate as a result of its own victory. Thus we see one more highly revealing evidence of this parallel between these two Sauls, and the outcome of a leavened Pentecost beginning.
And furthermore regarding this corrupted Garden kingdom and Saul, 1 Samuel 19 records a most unusual event that took place when Saul later sought to kill David. Three times Saul sent messengers to take David captive, and each time the Spirit of God came upon them and they prophesied. Finally, Saul himself went, and when he arrived the Spirit of God came upon him and he too prophesied. But, the outcome was strikingly different for this most prophetic man in his testimony concerning the church, the Garden. Verse 24 tells us: “He [Saul] also stripped off his clothes, and he too prophesied before Samuel and lay down naked all that day and all that night. Therefore they say, ‘Is Saul also among the prophets?’” What happened in the Garden? They sinned and realized they were naked and sought to cover their nakedness. This is what we see with Christianity Saul. They too are naked in this defiled kingdom work. What do we need? It sure isn’t fig-leaf Christianity. We need garments of skin made by God Himself—our new born-from-above bodies. Here once again we see Saul in prophetic testimony, now as naked Christianity.
Another testimony related to this Pentecost witness is Samuel’s foretelling account and its fulfillment in 1 Samuel 10, thereupon confirming that Saul would indeed become king. Samuel told Saul that three men would come walking down the road, and one of them would be carrying three loaves of bread. And one can be assured that the bread they were carrying during the time of Pentecost, would have been feast-relevant leavened wheat bread. And of the three loaves, Saul would be given two, the exact number of loaves waved before Yahweh on the day of Pentecost (Leviticus 23:17). And we ask: How many thousands of years was Christianity supposed to receive? It would have been 3,000 years, and then they rest on their eighth-day Sabbath, Sunday. But as testified here, and clearly stated in Zechariah 13:7-9 and Hosea 6:1-2, their three loaves/days are cut short to two. This is of course the 2,000 years of leavened Christianity.
Now for the amazing testimony that actually prompted me to write this report in the first place—and this you have never heard before, and is most affirming to the whole of Bride truth. This will require more valuable explanation.
We have just seen that Saul/Paul Christianity was supposed to receive 3,000 years, but must be cut short to 2,000 years. And in this which we will now examine, we find clear evidence regarding these 2,000 years and their outcome. There are two separate accounts here where Saul was given specific instructions, and in both cases took things into his own hands, disobeying Samuel. So we begin by asking: Were the first 1,000 years of the church acceptable to the Father? Of course not, and we explicitly see this in Saul’s first test of obedience.
In 1 Samuel 10:8 we read Samuel’s clear instructions to Saul: “And you shall go down before me to Gilgal; and behold, I will come down to you to offer burnt offerings and sacrifice peace offerings. You shall wait seven days until I come to you and show you what you should do.” So how did Saul do in this first test? He failed! We read in 1 Samuel 13 that at the completion of those seven days, Saul was getting anxious about being able to defeat the massive army of the Philistines, and the men were getting anxious and scared about any further delay. In verses 8-10 we read: “Now he [Saul] waited seven days, according to the appointed time set by Samuel, but Samuel did not come to Gilgal; and the people were scattering from him. So Saul said, ‘Bring to me the burnt offering and the peace offerings.’ And he offered the burnt offering. As soon as he finished offering the burnt offering, behold, Samuel came; and Saul went out to meet him and to greet him.”
Samuel asked Saul, “What have you done?” And of course Saul justified his actions, adding, “So I forced myself and offered the burnt offering.” Oh how often people make these kinds of self-serving justifications, or even blame. And as we read Samuel’s reply, do not read it as simply a response to Saul, but read it for what it truly is—Yahweh’s response to Christianity at the completion of their the first 1,000 years of the church. “You have acted foolishly; you have not kept the commandment of Yahweh your God, which He commanded you, for now Yahweh would have established your kingdom over Israel forever. But now your kingdom shall not endure. Yahweh has sought out for Himself a man after His own heart, and Yahweh has appointed him as ruler over His people, because you have not kept what Yahweh commanded you.”
The true fulfillment of that man relative to the church (which all of this is about anyway) would not come for another 1,000 years; for he could only come after the two periods of time( 2,000 years) as set forth in the Scriptures:
“It will come about in all the land,” declares Yahweh, “that two parts in it will be cut off and die; but the third will be left in it. And I will bring the third part through the fire, refine them as silver is refined, and test them as gold is tested. They will call on My name, and I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are My people,’ and they will say, ‘Yahweh is my God’” (Zechariah 13:8-9).
“Come, let us return to Yahweh. For He has torn us, but He will heal us; He has wounded us, but He will bandage us. He will revive us after two days; He will raise us up on the third day, that we may live before Him” (Hosea 6:1-2).
In this next account concerning Saul’s unfaithfulness, evidencing now the end of 2,000 years, or today, we find in it that once again Saul could not wait on Yahweh God, wait on Samuel; and as a result, as a clear type of Christianity, he would lose the rights to the kingdom—which is what we see today.
In 1 Samuel 15:1-3 we read Samuel’s now second like instruction to Saul:
“Yahweh sent me to anoint you as king over His people, over Israel; now therefore, listen to the words of Yahweh. Thus says Yahweh of hosts, ‘I will punish Amalek for what he did to Israel, how he set himself against him on the way while he was coming up from Egypt. Now go and strike Amalek and utterly destroy all that he has, and do not spare him; but put to death both man and woman, child and infant, ox and sheep, camel and donkey.’”
But did Saul obey the words of the seer? Once again, no. In verse 9 we read: “But Saul and the people spared Agag and the best of the sheep, the oxen, the fatlings, the lambs, and all that was good, and were not willing to destroy them utterly; but everything despised and worthless, that they utterly destroyed.” Yahweh then spoke to Samuel: “I regret that I have made Saul king, for he has turned back from following Me and has not carried out My commands.” And so it is with Saul/Paul Christianity after 2,000 years. And what have we seen in the Scriptures regarding this resulting departure of the kingdom away from Christianity and given to the Bride? It is in fact the test of Carmel—between Elijah, Baal Christianity, and Asherah Israel or even Satan. So, what testimony might we see regarding this test in this account? Verse 12 then adds: “Saul came to Carmel, and behold, he set up a monument for himself.” Is there then any question that this account relates to precisely where we are today? None at all.
Like blind Christianity that thinks they are doing so good, Saul greeted Samuel: “Blessed are you of Yahweh! I have carried out the command of Yahweh.” Oh really? This is exactly what Christians think. They pat themselves on the back and think they are doing so well, when in fact it would be “My God, my God, why have you forsaken us” if Yahweh did not cut their days short from three to two, and perform another work. And just like Christianity, Saul had a lofty and religious excuse. When Samuel asked him about the bleating of sheep and lowing of oxen, Saul had a better idea—they saved them to sacrifice to Yahweh. Isn’t that Christianity? What they think is pleasing to Yahweh is in fact failure and sin!
And do Christians put away Satan? No! To the contrary he corrupts them and takes them to death. Saul’s answer rings of Christianity when he naively answers Samuel: “I did obey the voice of Yahweh, and went on the mission on which Yahweh sent me, and have brought back Agag the king of Amalek, and have utterly destroyed the Amalekites. But the people took some of the spoil, sheep and oxen, the choicest of the things devoted to destruction, to sacrifice to Yahweh your God at Gilgal” (vss. 20, 21). Blame it on the people, pastors. Samuel replied with a phrase that rings so clear:
“Has Yahweh as much delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as in obeying the voice of Yahweh? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed than the fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of divination, and insubordination is as iniquity and idolatry. Because you have rejected the word of Yahweh, He has also rejected you from being king” (vss. 22-23).
Such has been the state of the church for 2,000 years, and would be the same or worse if given the remaining 1,000 years. Saul repented and asked that his sin be pardoned and that Samuel would go with him to worship Yahweh; but the consequences remained, Samuel thereby stating, “I will not return with you; for you have rejected the word of Yahweh, and Yahweh has rejected you from being king over Israel” (vs. 26). Samuel then turned to go and Saul seized the edge of his robe and tore it, upon which Samuel declared, “Yahweh has torn the kingdom of Israel from you today and has given it to your neighbor, who is better than you. Also the Glory of Israel will not lie or change His mind; for He is not a man that He should change His mind” (vss. 28-29). The 2,000 years of Christianity will likewise remain in the grave and not enter into the Millennial Reign. Christianity loses the rights to the kingdom.
Samuel then said, “Bring me Agag, the king of the Amalekites.” And he declared to Agag, “As your sword has made women childless, so shall your mother be childless among women.” And Samuel took a sword and chopped Agag into pieces. I have already noted that Samuel was a Nazirite, and as such he could never cut his hair. 1 Samuel 1:11 records his mother’s vow: “I will give him to Yahweh all the days of his life, and a razor shall never come on his head.” I wish I was a painter (other than of houses), for I would love to paint a picture of Samuel chopping Agag into pieces with his long hair violently flying about in the air. Quite dramatic! But in reality, this doom is what could well be in store for Satan, or even pastors and teachers.
And what further do we see here regarding the church, the household of Saul/Paul? Chapter 15 closes with this obituary, if you would:
Then Samuel went to Ramah, but Saul went up to his house at Gibeah of Saul. Samuel did not see Saul again until the day of his death; for Samuel grieved over Saul. And Yahweh regretted that He had made Saul king over Israel.
With Saul’s second failure, Samuel was then sent to Jesse the Bethlehemite where he anointed his son David as king. Thereupon “the Spirit of Yahweh came mightily upon David from that day forward” (16:13); and in contrast “the Spirit of Yahweh departed from Saul, and an evil spirit from Yahweh terrorized him” (16:14).
It is here that this unfolding string of types and shadows of the church ends, though we do indeed see the evil spirit that has afflicted the church for 2,000 years. The outcome, of course, for the church is that their days are cut short from three to two. And remember that “with the Lord one day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years like one day” (2 Peter 3:8). So for Yahweh, the last 2,000 years have only been two distinct days. And the reality is that the dead in Christianity have been in the grave for two days. Today, Satan’s days equally have to come to an end and that evil spirit is to be bound in the abyss, and Immanuel rule and reign on the earth in the seventh day. Time has to be cut short lest no flesh would be saved. “But for the sake of the elect, those days will be cut short” (Matthew 24:22). Amen.
Before we proceed to another matter, may I say something here concerning Saul that relates to all of us. In both of these matters of failure on his part, did you notice how he would argue and justify himself that he did the will of Samuel/Yahweh? But in reality, he did not. My experience with people is that some have the same weakness. There is a specific thing required of them, and they think that if they do something close to it yet not actually fulfill it (when in fact what they are doing is their own will), they argue that they did it. You can see this very thing in Saul. He had specific things he was to do; but out of his own self-will he did not actually do them and wanted to defend and justify himself by saying that he did do it. Have you met people who are that way? And honestly, Christianity is the very worst about this, and Saul’s example here is entirely relevant to them. For example, 1 Corinthians 11:10 clearly states: “Therefore the woman is obligated to have authority on her head, because of the angels.” So, like King Saul, what excuses do Christians today make to justify their failure in this, or in their gross failure in allowing women to teach or preach? And equally like Saul, they will not be justified. People compromise truth, and they are nothing more than King Sauls at heart and in will. "The good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth what is evil; for his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart” (Luke 6:45).
In closing, let us look at the sole matter that initiated this entire scenario regarding Saul and Samuel. And, having seen how relevant this is to the kingdom of God and the coming of Immanuel, it is most important and noteworthy.
Let me ask you: What will be the future of the church and kingdom of God and even mankind if Immanuel does not return? There is absolutely no hope for any of these! It will be, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken us?” Think for a moment about a future without Immanuel here. Yahshua Himself said, “Unless those days had been cut short, no flesh would be saved; but [literally] through the elect those days will be cut short” (Matthew 24:22). Therefore, I ask a most important question: Who is it who brings Immanuel back to this earth? There is only one—the one who prepares His way, the Elijah. He is the trigger to all of this. And now I ask you: Do we see Elijah in this highly revealing account? Very clearly we do. What did we learn in the three-part series in these “Gary Reports” titled “Untying Elijah,” dated October 10 to 17? After years of searching for the answer, we learned what the donkey represents which had to be untied and brought to Yahshua so that He could sit upon it for His triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Clearly, the donkey is Elijah!
So, why is this so important and relevant here? Because Christianity Saul COULD NOT find his father’s donkeys, even after THREE days of searching for them! “As for your donkeys which were lost three days ago, do not set your mind on them, for they have been found” (1 Samuel 9:20). And neither can Christianity find the Father’s donkeys, the Elijah. Thus, they CANNOT and COULD NEVER bring Immanuel back to this earth to rule and reign, even if they got 3,000 years to do so! But again, Yahweh has to cut the three days short to two, and provide the donkey/donkeys that will bear His Son back to this earth! Yahweh’s word and His truth herein is beyond wonderful and amazing! May He be glorified forever!
Oh how wonderful and revealing is this profound and clear testimony that Yahweh has provided in 1 Samuel, chapters 8 thru 13 and 15. Here we see the church and its failure for 2,000 years; and today all the more we look to the Father to effect His salvation through the Elijah and the consummating Bride. Today is the seventh day of mankind, and in 1 Samuel 10:8 we read Samuel’s clear instructions: “And you shall go down before me to Gilgal; and behold, I will come down to you to offer burnt offerings and sacrifice peace offerings. You shall wait seven days until I come to you and show you what you should do.” This is indeed the seventh day, and we look to the Father to fulfill His word—establishing the Elijah and the Elijah company, and thus prepare the way for Immanuel, who will rule and reign on this earth for a thousand years, and Satan will be bound. Come quickly, Immanuel!
Important Three-part Update
April 14th 2018 - This report will actually cover three separate matters: First, a look at where we are at this time in the Bride; second, it provides a hopeful and welcomed update on matters that have unfolded in Africa—though initially very costly—and considers what they could mean right now; and third, I have an announcement regarding the translation of “The Curse Of 1920” into Arabic. Let us begin with our hope regarding the Bride.
Regarding April 1, nothing particular was evidenced; and honestly, for me, I was then and am even now at the end of my rope concerning specific hopeful expectations. Yet on the other hand, there is the awareness of the VAST amount of things that the Father has given to me—things that no man has seen in two and even six thousand years. How can I thus deny that the Father is revealing Himself to me/us? To help you understand what I mean, these are just a few examples of this, which are critical to knowing and understanding what the Father is doing:
The revelation of the profound truth of Yahshua’s restoration of the kingdom of heaven through the vow of the Nazirite (Numbers 6)
The revelation of the pattern of the church seen in Zechariah 4: olive tree —lampstand — olive tree, or Bride — Body — Bride
The Bride coming out of the sleeping Body of Christ, cutting short the church we have thus far known from 3,000 to 2,000 years
The riddles of Bible contradictions and the key to their understanding
The identification of the twenty-four elders—twelve former apostles and twelve latter apostles
The thread and purpose of the office of Elijah—Judas -> Satan -> Elijah
Satan, whose image is on Africa, is the head and substitutionary covering of Christianity
The revelation of Satan receiving the legal right to 2,000 years of the church by asking to be cast into the 2,000 swine, who all went to the sea of death
The Curse of 1920
The donkeys that were untied and bore Yahshua into Jerusalem are the Elijah who prepares the way for Immanuel’s return
And these are only a portion of the many, many, many things the Father has revealed to this man, all of which no other man has ever before seen or even glimpsed. And I am just a nobody. In regard to these truths, one brother just emailed to me: “One thing I'm grateful for, even though the hope disappoints, is that the Bride Truth is so incredibly consistent and revealing that it certainly helps with keeping one going, which I know is one of the reasons you haven't given up.” Amen! So true! I see these things, along with having a HUGE foundation of unmistakable personal experiences (which I have not even addressed here), and yet still have not received what I/we must have—the divine affirmation of God and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in the latter rain!
So, what am I to do when I/we do not receive what we hope for, and must have? Are we going to go another thousand years and it be: “My God, my God, why have you forsaken us?” But that cannot be, for one would then have to remove from the Bible Zechariah 13:7-9 and Hosea 6:1-3. And the reality is, I do not know what to do at this point, other than just wait on Yahweh. So, when April 1 came and went, I went to Dallas and helped a brother do some drywall work in his home. This man helped me do the same when I remodeled the home I bought five years ago. I decided to at least go and help someone else. The reality is, this is what life should be about anyway. So what am I/we to do now? I really don’t know. I take one day at a time. And there are so many things that need to be fulfilled right now—both personally and corporately in many areas! I look to the Father. But the one hope I still have is that I am still sixty-nine. So if the Father will do something at the end of this third twenty-three-year period in my life, there is still room for it. We wait and watch. It is in His hands.
Let us now look at the second item: a hopeful and welcomed update on matters that have unfolded in Africa—though initially very costly—and what they could mean right now. But before we get to the hopeful, we must lay out some tragic events that have preceded it.
Within the last year, and especially more recently, a string of deaths and near deaths have occurred in Africa relative to the Bride work. First, one year ago Bishop Derrick, of Busia, was returning home after traveling with Caleb on an extensive and most profitable teaching period, and as he was walking back to his house, someone came up behind him and hit him in the back of the head, killing him. Strangely, Caleb was accused of murdering him and was placed in jail. That case went to trial and eventually Caleb was released. During this time, while Caleb was away teaching, two attacks were made against his wife, Belinda. First, she was walking down a road and a man on a motorbike struck her, breaking her leg, and the man kept going. Then after this another attack was far worse. An attacker entered into their home with a machete and struck Belinda and a young girl named Nyangi, severely injuring both of them and requiring their hospitalization. And then after this, while the family was out of the house, every bit of their furnishings, utensils, and even clothing were stolen.
And moving forward, just recently the man who was helping Caleb as the driver of the car they are using to generate an income suddenly died, supposedly from food poisoning (though it was most likely intentional poisoning). And here again, strangely, Caleb was accused of poisoning him and was once again placed in jail. Also, another Bride brother named Rubben, who supported Caleb, was thereupon fired from his role as a constable. And once again we had to get Caleb out of jail. This time a lawyer named Timothy, who also embraced Bride truth, volunteered to defend him. Caleb was found not guilty and was released, and Timothy had Reuben restored to his position as a constable. But very tragically, not long after this a gunman entered into Timothy’s home and shot both him and his wife, killing both of them and leaving four young children without parents or family. There was no one to take the children, so Caleb took them into his home to be his own. And immediately after these murders, a man came to Caleb’s home and left a written message that said he was next to die.
This was reported to the Rongo police and an intense investigation was initiated. Also involved in this were authorities from Busia where all of it began. Quickly they discovered who was the shooter who killed Timothy and his wife, and upon going to arrest him he was shot and killed—something they did not want to do, as he could have revealed who all was involved in all of this. And come to find out later, he was also the killer of Derrick, and he was even a pastor—Pastor Denise. Busia police then pursued a second man who was fleeing into Tanzania, and there captured him alive. With his confession, six people were implicated, including two police officers. Pastor Denise was shot and killed, and the other five were tried and jailed.
But at the heart of all of this mayhem has been one Christian bishop in Busia—Bishop Raymond Wanyonyi, a wealthy man. When I was in Africa, I was the first to teach Bride truth in Busia, and on the morning of the second day, before I arrived to teach, Caleb was somewhat violently accused by three bishops, saying that he was trying to steal their followers. Bishop Wanyonyi was one of those three bishops, along with Bishop Derrick.
Interestingly, we have here a tale of two bishops, which are starkly different. After that episode, Bishop Derrick repented of his error and actions and joyfully joined Caleb in his travels in going out to teach, bringing truth and hope to multiple thousands of pastors and Muslims. And before I taught there, Bishop Wanyonyi had twenty-two churches. Afterwards, he lost all of them to Bride truth. And in clear contrast to Bishop Derrick, Bishop Wanyonyi became jealous and bitter and began this rampage of destruction and death upon a host of innocent people, including his first casualty—brother Derrick, by the hands of Pastor Denise. And Wanyonyi went on to hire the other attacks as well: against Belinda and Nyangi, and included two instances where they broke into their home and stole the entirety of its contents! All of this and more was put into motion by the bitterness and greed of one man—Bishop Wanyonyi. Let us now examine the outcome of the court proceedings.
Each of the remaining five men associated with these deaths and violence provided written confessions as to their guilt, and sentencing came on April 9, 2018. Caleb was there at sentencing, and Constable Rubben represented him, both there and throughout this final process, for which we are most grateful. Bishop Wanyonyi was charged with financing these crimes and was sentenced to seventeen years in jail. Pastor Denise was of course killed, but received a sentence of thirty years in jail for the murder of Derrick and Timothy and his wife. A second pastor, Pastor Wamaiyo, was found guilty of holding a gun and for robbery committed against Caleb’s household with violence, and received a sentence of sixteen years in jail. Victor Wamayio was found to have connection with the hit and run on a motorbike injuring Belinda, and with the hacking of Belinda and Nyangi with a machete, and was thereby sentenced to ten years in jail. And finally, Constable Kivu was charged with hiring guns to a criminal, thereby receiving twelve years in jail; and Sargent Wamalwa was equally charged with hiring guns to criminals and charged with murder, as well as in connection with robbery in Busia environs, receiving a sentence of fourteen years. So in total, there was a bishop, two pastors, two police officers, and a civilian who were involved in this.
Let me draw a hopeful conclusion from all of this tragedy, which in the end led to swift and thorough justice. Frankly, I had very little to no hope that this would even be investigated, let alone come to this stunning outcome. And the reality is, the success of Bride teachings spreading to the entirety of this vast continent of Africa needs to happen around the world. And most significantly, the image on the continent of Africa is none other than that of Satan, with his little horn and crushed head and skullcap. As written in Zechariah 3:8-10, that continent with Satan’s image attests to his authority over Christianity. So what is my hope? I hope that in Busia where I first taught there, and just prior to it stepped off a road in the darkness of night and severely injured my foot and ankle, and that place has tragically been the origin of death and affliction to many good people, I hope all of this is a type of the affliction of Satan for two thousand years and that as the head of mankind’s like tragedy he is now being judged and will likewise be placed in jail! I pray that at this time Satan is equally and now finally being judged, and his office will now return to a man—to the fulfilling Elijah to whom it belongs for the cause and purpose of good and not evil, for light and not darkness, for freedom and not bondage! I pray that what is transpiring in Africa regarding the Bride and all of these events are a reflection of what is happening in the heavenly—“Thy kingdom come Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.” Grant us victory, oh Yahweh, over our enemy, Satan, even Haman Satan! Equally judge him and cast him into prison, oh Yahweh! We desperately need Your justice now, and may it too be swift!
Now for the third and final item to be addressed here. Five years ago a professor in the Department of English Languages and Translation at King Khalid University in Abha, Saudi Arabia, requested permission to translate “The Curse Of 1920” into Arabic. We entered into a contract for this, and I asked him if his students would assist in it. His reply was that, no, this was far too important to entrust to them, that he would personally translate it. Today, that work is finally completed, and here is the book cover and two pages from its interior.
Interestingly, I showed the completed book to a Bride brother who knows Hebrew, as well as some Arabic, and he told me that these two languages are remarkably similar, and gave me some examples. I found it quite interesting that the Arabs and the Jews of course came from the same father, Abraham, and that their languages were so similar. And, they are both equally read from right to left. When I showed these to the man who did the interiors for all three of the books I was blessed to publish, as well as produced the cover for “Purity and the Golden Ball,” he remarked that the fact that it was published through the “University Book House” would be quite advantageous. I am hopeful that with the timing of this release, the Father will move through and on behalf of the Bride.
Let me say something here that needs to be said. As you know, I removed the “Africa Report” because both Caleb and Walter lied to me about the photos. I did not and do not question the meetings and their outcomes that were reported upon. I know what they did brought that up for questioning, but I am assured that their offence was limited to the photos. And frankly, I believe that was Yahweh’s design so as to remove the concentration from Africa and the “Africa Report,” to be replaced by the writings and concentration on the “Gary Report.” I think you would agree that there have been many valuable reasons to have this latter report.
But I hope you now see that the Father continues to have His way and will and plan in Africa relative to the Bride—specifically as an intercession. And all one has to do is look at the cross and you will see that identification/intercession is CRITICAL beyond comparison! And furthermore, keep in mind that it was a black man from Africa who carried Yahshua’s cross. There is no replacement, either personally or corporately, for identification/intercession. It happens all the time, every day and every moment, and it goes entirely unnoticed—personally and corporately. But it is critical!
And gratefully, when all of this mayhem was taking place and Bride was having to financially support the investigations and transportation of not only officers into Tanzania and the constable who was representing us, but also those who were so severely affected by this, and more specifically the children, it was your gifts that made this possible. Just recently a brother whom I had to call provided $300 to get lawyer Timothy’s children into school and keep Caleb out of even more trouble. Why did this even come about? Because another bishop, Bishop Aladwa, like unto the activities of Bishop Wanyonyi called the Rongo school district and told them that Caleb did not have those children in school. I assure you, Bishop Aladwa had no interest in the children, but was still trying to afflict Caleb.
Brothers and sisters, the threat has not gone away from Africa, and the desire of others there has not ended in wanting to be taught these critical and effectual truths. Right now Walter is in Guinea, on the west coast, teaching 535 pastors and bishops and 89 Muslims. Please, do not forget Bride at this time. Gratefully the funds were there for all that I reported on here, but do not hold back your support. It is still very much needed. And every penny you give goes to Bride. I take nothing out of it. So please be faithful. Everything you read about in this report is made possible in one regard or another because you give, and I urge you to faithfully do so.
We look to the Father, and we thus look to you. May He be all in all in our lives; and we praise Him for what He is doing here in giving us victory over our enemies in Africa, including our chief enemy Satan. Father, deliver us!
In Yahshua’s name,
PS: This morning I even received an email death threat from Bishop Aladwa, as well as a like threat to Caleb. I forwarded both of these to Constable Rubben. The email death threat is from, of all places: “prayers line.” This is the same spirit that was in the Catholics in the time of the Reformation. Rubben called me and said the filing will cost $230, and he is eager to put a stop to this threat as well. I told him that as soon as I receive the funds, I will send them to him and he can proceed.
And added to this, I just called Caleb and told him that the three bishops in Busia who accosted him were representative of the three thousand years of Christianity. And then I asked him, “Was Bishop Aladwa the third bishop there at Busia who threatened you?” He answered, “Yes.” He had actually already called someone to ask the same question, and it was affirmed.
Needless to say Caleb, as well as myself, were amazed at this, that these three bishops were clear testimonies of the three thousand years of the church—a two-thirds/one-third pattern. Bishops Wanyonyi and Aladwa, who seek to kill the Bride work, are themselves the two thousand years of the church; while Bishop Derrick, who believed in Bride, is the third part that brings Immanuel back to this earth. But unfortunately, Derrick was a first Remnant type who is the first bird that had to die. And even more confirming in all of this, Derrick was the first one to die, initiating this entire MOST costly intercession that the Father has performed since then. And now Bishop Aladwa wants to kill not only Caleb, but me as well, who is hopefully the Elijah. I hope this most amazing and revealing and confirming period of identification/intercession will now bring us what we so desperately need—the Elijah and the fulfilling Bride, preparing the way for Immanuel!
PPS: And keep in mind, Caleb was put in jail twice; but the bars could not hold him, and in each case he was released. This is what we need today after two thousand years of Christianity. Amen, Father.
March 14-15, 2018, Report
March 21st 2018 - In this report, we want to look back over the last few days and see how all of these recent events and understandings unfolded. And hopefully by seeing this we can understand what the Father is doing. Of course we will reflect on Purim as well and see where we are in pursuing the Father concerning all of this and where we are going.
On March 12, I was talking with a Bride brother concerning Joel 2:23, which in the New American Standard Bible reads:
So rejoice, O sons of Zion, and be glad in Yahweh your God; for He has given you the early rain for your vindication. And He has poured down for you the rain, the early and latter rain as before.
What we were noting was that in Israel the natural early rain actually fell in the middle part of October and into November, while the latter rain fell in March and April. But this is opposite of what we have experienced in the church where these two rains will have to have their Biblical or spiritual fulfillments. The church has already experienced the former rain on the day of Pentecost, which falls in late May or early June. And Tabernacles falls in September and October. So the promised former rain of the Spirit at Pentecost actually came closer to the natural latter rain. Thus it appears that this is just another flip—the natural and the spiritual.
Furthermore, when I looked closer at this verse, I discovered that it more literally and accurately reads:
Then, sons of Zion, exult! And rejoice in Yahweh, your God! For He will give to you the teacher of righteousness, and He will bring down for you the downpour, the former rain and the latter rain as at first.
First, we see within this passage the testimony of something once again far beyond the natural—which really is the way it always is, insomuch that the natural precedes the spiritual, and the spiritual fulfills the natural. Also in this passage we see that the former rain is poured out, and then the latter rain comes “as at first.” But, because Pentecost is the feast where there are two loaves of leavened wheat bread, or two thousand years of the leavened/corrupted church, the latter rain cannot come at that feast! On the other hand, there are evidences that the latter rain comes at the period of Tabernacles, or in September/October.
Now, having noted this, on March 13 I began writing the “Gary Report” titled “The Latter Rain & The Teacher Of Righteousness.” But on the morning of the 14th when I wanted to post it—the first day of our Purim—I had a problem. Up to then I was viewing the teacher of righteousness as being the Elijah, but I began to doubt that. So, that put the writing on hold, and it was not until Thursday evening, the 15th, the second day of Purim, that I saw and understood that the preceding Elijah and Immanuel both occupy the office of the teacher of righteousness as explained in that writing. I had hoped that this truth could be presented during Purim, but it was not completed and posted until after Purim on March 17. Having explained all of this, let us examine where we might be at this time in the Bride.
In the preceding “Gary Report” of March 11 titled “Purim—The Revelation Of The Elijah,” I noted: “When the first Remnant cast lots for the replacement of Judas, they were unknowingly looking to today when Purim, or Lots, can now be fulfilled! This March 14-15 feast should reveal who the Elijah truly is.” And in the preceding March 9 report titled “Purim, March 14-15, And The Flip,” I wrote: “Therefore, now that we have the testimony of Billy Graham being a Methuselah, we take hope that at the upcoming Purim or thereafter the Elijah will be set forth and the Spirit will be poured out.” Was the Elijah revealed? Not overtly. And we wait for the Elijah to be set forth. And, the Spirit was not poured out, which by then I did not expect. But, there is a Bride brother in Australia, Rian, who emailed me on the 12th regarding our hope, and what he said is quite insightful. Here is his email:
A few things come to mind on your comment: "But honestly, I have been disappointed so many times in the past in pursuit of the latter rain, it is difficult to anticipate this truly taking place." I know the following is nothing new to you of course, but just pointing it out for your encouragement, consideration, and comments.
The Father seems to fulfill significant Kingdom events discretely without anyone knowing.
2,000 years earlier:
• The fulfillment of Atonement through Yahshua's baptism, and yet the Jews continued with their sacrifices, completely oblivious to this.
• The significant corruption of the Kingdom through casting of lots, completely drowned out by the Pentecost former rain outpouring of the Spirit, and still absent from the minds of Christians up to today.
• The restoration of the Kingdom through Yahshua's Nazirite Vow and identification in the Garden, also completely drowned out by the physical events that took place at the cross, and still void in the minds of Christians.
2,000 years later:
• The test of Carmel since 1948 has taken place, but wasn't physically obvious. No one's been aware of this.
• The New Millennium Reign has already started since 1994, and yet no one knows about or is even aware of this.
• Billy Graham's death marks the end of the Period of Christianity, yet Christians cannot see this and will continue to go about their business.
• Haman Satan obligated to lift up the Mordecai Elijah, but will this significant event be obvious? Consistent with Yahweh's ways, probably not; but yet it will be fulfilled in some way or another and we would be able to look back and see it.
What Rian said here, in my assessment, is divinely true, and from the Father. I believe Yahweh gave him much-needed insight for all of us. And we look to the Father to evidence these things, and far more in the days before us.
So what now? All we can do now is wait on the Father and see what He will do. April 1 is a watch date, even almost a retake of the test of Carmel. First, it is Easter, and Christians will be showing up in droves on that day with their Easter baskets in hand and their chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs for none other than the prophets of Asherah—the goddess of fertility, the origin of Easter. And of course Asherah was the Father’s wife who was unfaithful, much like Vashti. And like Vashti, Satan has to give up his/her office. That would be a nice transition on that day. There’s a Mordecai who would not mind having that ring that is on his hand.
Also, April 1 was the day when Yahshua was crucified, and hopefully the Body of Christ will be deemed dead/asleep so that a rib can be taken from its side and the Bride can be formed. And as well, if Yahweh does indeed effect good on this day, He will be reversing the curse on it, turning evil into good—no longer being April Fools Day.
And finally, April 1 in 1992 was the day when Yahweh miraculously repaired the breech in the birth of our fifth and final child and she was born headfirst! I had not asked for this, but Yahweh turned her by His grace. Thus, she was named Grace. Before turning her, when I sought the Father as to what to do, He brought to me the passage from Jeremiah 29:11: “’For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares Yahweh, 'plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope.’” Yahweh spoke that to Jeremiah specifically in regard to the completion of the seventy years of captivity in Babylon. He declared:
“’Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. I will be found by you,’ declares Yahweh, ‘and I will restore your fortunes and will gather you from all the nations and from all the places where I have driven you,’ declares Yahweh, ‘and I will bring you back to the place from where I sent you into exile’” (12-14)
Yahweh repaired the seventy-year breach, and they were then released to go and rebuild Jerusalem—which is needed in Spiritual Jerusalem today on many counts! And there are actually numerous breaches, both corporately and personally, that need to be repaired at this time, including my twenty-three-year-breach since 1994, and the breach of my family for fifteen years. And most significantly, there is the two-thousand-year breach of the two-part Remnant.
When the midwife told me that the little girl was breech (and the way she knew this was that she felt the labia of a little girl—we did not do the ultrasound), I asked her if she could turn the baby. “No,” she assured me, and added, “it would take a burning-bush-in-the-wilderness miracle to do that!” Yahweh God provided the burning-bush-in-the-wilderness miracle and repaired the breech! THAT is what we need today, and I pray He now repairs the breach. And, may Yahweh give us welfare and not calamity, to give us a future and a hope. Amen and amen!
The Latter Rain & The Teacher Of Righteousness
March 17th 2018 - I find myself right now very much so relating to John the Baptist when he was placed into prison by Herod. Let me explain. And in this examination we will see Yahweh’s ways and hopefully what He is doing. And, the outcome is most hopeful. As is the way of Yahweh, He turns the valley of Achor (the valley of trouble) into a door of hope (Hosea 2:15), which is something we most desperately need.
Obviously wearied by his imprisonment, in Matthew 11:1 and following we read that John sent word to Yahshua by his disciples and asked: “Are You the Expected One, or shall we look for someone else?” Yahshua sent word back to him: “… the blind receive sight and the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed and the deaf hear, the dead are raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them. And blessed is he who does not take offense/stumble at Me.” I wish that we could see this fulfilled today spiritually: the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers cleansed, the deaf see, the dead raised up, and the poor have the gospel preached to them.
How is it that I can relate to John in prison? Because we do not see these things taking place as we need to. I see the need for them, I see the need for the Elijah work, but am imprisoned from experiencing them; and as with John I am afraid I will lose my Head and He will not come. And worst of all, it would be in like fulfillment of a birthday party which Herod held (where one’s dreadful possession of this flesh existence is celebrated), as well as by the weakness of the man once again listening to the voice of the woman (Herod listening to the voice of the queen’s daughter, prompted by the queen). I pray that the fulfillment of John today does not lie in listening to that voice of the woman, or like Herod falling prey to pleasure from the entertainment of the female. And I pray this not just for myself, but for all! Once again we see here the curse in the Garden!
Today, we are in the place of John the Baptist at his end. And what we have had to do is unite with him in that bondage. But, the voice of the woman has to be silenced and John released as Herod actually desired. In Mark 6:20 we read: “Herod feared John and protected him, knowing him to be a righteous and holy man. When Herod heard John, he was greatly puzzled; yet he liked to listen to him.” But Herod listened to the voice of the woman and John lost his head! Today, that must be reversed—the course of the woman being fulfilled already—and we now not listen to that voice and John come out of prison as Herod desired. The curse must be reversed, and the Elijah (and company) come out of prison and today prepare the way for Immanuel! Yahshua returned back to heaven, and there must be another “John” kingdom work that brings the first Remnant out of death, and Immanuel back to this earth—death, burial, and resurrection!
Yahshua said to His disciples regarding John: “But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and one who is more than a prophet. This is the one about whom it is written, ‘Behold, I send My messenger ahead of You, who will prepare Your way before You’” (Luke 7:26-27). Who was Yahshua more completely speaking of when He said this about His messenger and was recorded for us today? The answer is quite obvious. In Malachi 3:1-3 we read concerning the Elijah:
“Behold, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me, and the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple. And the messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight, behold, he is coming,” says Yahweh of hosts. “But who can endure the day of his coming? And who can stand when he appears? For he is like a refiner’s fire and like fullers’ soap. He will sit as a smelter and purifier of silver, and he will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, so that they may present to Yahweh offerings in righteousness.”
The messenger whom Yahshua sends is Elijah, and his company. And when He said, “Behold, I send My messenger ahead of You, who will prepare Your way before You,” He was presenting this in context with John the Baptist. But as we see, this is precisely the transition we have to have today—from John, who lost his head, to the Elijah who will not lose his Head, Immanuel. But rather, He will complete what He has begun and call us up to Him. Blessed be Yahweh!
Having introduced this, let us turn to another subject, and we will get back to this later in the report. On the day of Pentecost when Yahweh sent the Spirit in the former rain, Peter stood up and declared:
“Men of Judea and all you who live in Jerusalem, let this be known to you and give heed to my words. For these men are not drunk, as you suppose, for it is only the third hour of the day; but this is what was spoken of through the prophet Joel:
‘And it shall be in the last days,’ God says, ‘that I will pour forth of My Spirit on all mankind; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams; even on My bondslaves, both men and women, I will in those days pour forth of My Spirit and they shall prophesy. And I will grant wonders in the sky above and signs on the earth below, blood and fire and vapor of smoke. The sun will be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, before the great and glorious day of the Lord shall come. And it shall be that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved’” (Acts 2:14-21).
We ask: From what passage in Joel did Peter, by the Holy Spirit, provide this quote? It was from Joel 2:28-32. And amazingly, this is not all that Joel 2 reveals to us concerning the outpouring of the Spirit! The fact is, if there was a former rain at the beginning of the church, there is a latter rain at the end. The former rain formed the first Remnant, and the latter rain will form the second Remnant. Let’s get straight to the point of this report.
What we learn is that Joel 2:28-32 reveals, or is relative to, the former rain that was given to the first Remnant. And preceding this passage, and this is important to note, we find that Joel 2:18-27 reveals and is relative to the latter rain that is given to the second Remnant. So in this account the latter rain was actually addressed before the former rain. Here once again we see Yahweh flipping two things to make them clean—the first being last and the last actually being first.
We read these verses and see the wonder of our hope today. But, where did the church end up after the former rain? Appropriately, verses 30-31 warn us of the breach that would follow: “I will display wonders in the sky and on the earth, blood, fire and columns of smoke. The sun will be turned into darkness and the moon into blood before the great and terrible day of Yahweh comes!” This phrase “great and terrible” is not good. In two other occasions in the Old Testament it is used to describe the breach church. Deuteronomy 1:19 and 8:15 speak of the “great and terrible wilderness,” and similarly in Malachi 4:5 we read, “Behold, I am going to send you Elijah the prophet during the coming great and terrible day of Yahweh.” So actually, verse 31 could well be more accurately translated: “The sun will be turned into darkness and the moon into blood during the great and terrible day of Yahweh that comes!” And Peter actually changes this to “before the great and apparent [not “terrible”] day of the Lord shall come.” But one thing is for certain—this blood, fire, and columns of smoke, and the sun turned into darkness and the moon into blood is not what we need! What do we need? We need the latter rain addressed in Joel 18-27, and the coming of Immanuel!
Let us now look at the verse specifically identifying not just the former rain, but more importantly the latter rain. First though, very likely you cannot go to your Bible, no matter what translation you use, and find this in its complete and accurate form. This is actually a blend between Young’s Literal Translation and the Concordant Literal Translation. Why? Because each of these had partial and important truth. And frankly, all the others I assessed were way off. Here is what Joel 2:23 literally reads:
"Then, sons of Zion, exult! And rejoice in Yahweh, your God! For He will give to you the teacher of righteousness, and He will bring down for you the downpour, the former rain and the latter rain as at first."
First, you will notice that there is the former rain, and then there is the latter rain as at first. We have already received the former rain, as well as the terrible breach between these two outpourings of the Spirit. Now we need the latter rain “as at first.” And I urge you to read Joel 2:18-27 concerning that rain. (And frankly, the verses prior to those are fantastic! For example, “Let the bridegroom come out of his room and the bride out of her bridal chamber.” Amen!) I really like verse 25 that says: “Then I will make up to you for the years that the swarming locust has eaten, the creeping locust, the stripping locust, and the gnawing locust—My great army which I sent among you.” Ugh! I have especially known those locusts in the last twenty-three years, particularly with the loss of my family. Ohhhh how we need the latter rain!
So do you see this? Verses 18-27 tell us what we will experience today with the latter rain, and then in verses 28-32 we see the former rain and what followed for the next two thousand years. Again, these passages are actually flipped here where the first is presented last, and the last is first—things that we have already seen fulfilled. But let’s point out something else.
Most revealing, when Peter quoted these latter verses on the day of Pentecost, he stopped short of qualifying who were those who call on the name of Yahweh and are saved. He stated in Acts 2:21: “And it shall be that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” But he stops there and does not quote the rest of that passage. Actually, that passage in Joel goes on to state: “—for in Mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, shall be a delivered remnant, just as Yahweh has said, and among the survivors, whom Yahweh calls.” And we now know whom that delivered remnant is: the first Remnant during the time when Peter declared this, who were formed by/under the former rain (“in Mount Zion”), as well as and now the second Remnant who in the end are formed by/under the latter rain (“in Jerusalem”). The former rain of the Spirit, and then the latter rain of the Spirit, form these two essential bookend remnant works!
Now let us learn even more from this critical and extraordinary passage. In Joel 2:23, which is specifically concerning the latter rain, we read: “For He [Yahweh] will give to you the teacher of righteousness, and He [Yahweh] will bring down for you the downpour, the former rain and the latter rain as at first." Again, very few translations translate this to say “the teacher of righteousness.” In fact, Young’s Literal Translation is the only one I have seen, but that is in truth the literal translation of this. You can study this for yourself, but briefly, to begin with, the Cambridge Bible notes that this was a recognized old Jewish translation. Barnes’ Notes on the Bible supports this as well. And Matthew Poole’s Commentary states regarding the identity of this teacher of righteousness: “Either some eminent prophet, or prophets, as Isaiah, or Joel himself, but as forerunners and types of the great Prophet Christ.”
And looking back in history, the most well-known texts among the Dead Sea Scrolls are the ancient religious writings found in eleven caves near the site of Qumran. From those we find that there was a time of apostasy when God "remembered the covenant of the forefathers and caused a remnant to remain for Israel." As noted in Encyclopedia Judaica, “For 20 years this remnant groped for a way like blind men, ‘and God took note of their deeds, for they sought Him with a perfect heart; and He raised up for them a teacher of righteousness to direct them in the way of His heart, that He might make known to the last generations what He was about to do to the last generation.’"
So, who is this teacher of righteousness? Christianity is very shallow, and all they know is Jesus. He is the answer to every Bible question. They know nothing else. They have no idea concerning the Bride and the Body. They have no idea concerning the two-part Bride, separated by the Body—the essential covenant pattern. They have no idea who and what the Elijah is; in fact they falsely say that Jesus could come at any time. And on and on we could go. But regarding Elijah, and this is essential, he prepares the way for Immanuel, and as with John and Yahshua they share that beginning ministry.
Look at Yahshua’s first coming. John baptized for six months prior to Yahshua coming on the scene. And most noteworthy, John was a type of Elijah. Yahshua said that if you are willing to accept it, John was Elijah (Matthew 11:14). But John himself said very clearly that he was not Elijah (John 1:21). The fact is, John foreshadowed him. In other words, as a precursor his work looked to what the Elijah would be. It is important to note that John baptized for six months, and when Yahshua came, there was an overlapping transition period where Yahshua baptized (though not He Himself), and was soon baptizing more than John (John 3:22-24 and 4:1). Do you see the transition between the Elijah work and Yahshua’s work? And that is exactly what will happen regarding the Elijah and Immanuel. You can be assured, Elijah will be a teacher of righteousness, calling man to repentance and to forsake ungodliness. If you question that for a minute, remember that in Malachi 3:2-3 regarding the Elijah, the messenger, we read:
“For he is like a refiner’s fire and like fullers’ soap. He will sit as a smelter and purifier of silver, and he will purify the sons of Levi and refine them like gold and silver, so that they may present to Yahweh offerings in righteousness.”
Elijah prepares the way for Immanuel; and when He comes He will further purify men, ruling with a rod of iron (Revelation 19:15), and every man will be judged according to his deeds. He will be the ultimate teacher of righteousness, and His kingdom will have no end.
But for now, the Elijah will fulfill that initial teacher of righteousness, who purifies the silver—the Bride who makes herself ready. If Yahweh has called and chosen this man to be that teacher, I will MOST gladly occupy that place and purpose. And if you want to know where that refining today begins, read Remnant Bride Conduct or The Curse Of 1920 or other writings here and you will see. I would love to deliver the message of the teacher of righteousness under the Spirit of Yahweh. Repent, for the kingdom of God is at hand. As John the Baptist prepared for the first coming of Yahshua with the message of repentance, one can be most certain that a man will stand in that place today with the same call for repentance. John had “the spirit and power of Elijah” (Luke 1:17), setting forth the role of the fulfilling Elijah—the teacher of righteousness. And I would greatly enjoy performing such if Yahweh chooses—with power and high expectations! Yahshua is NOT coming for a harlotrous bride—conforming to and committing harlotry with the world. But He is coming for a bride that is without spot or wrinkle—pure in heart and actions. She proves that she is worthy (Ephesians 4:1). And people of all nations need to fear God and repent as well.
Send the Spirit O Immanuel (John 15:26). But as well, given what we are learning of late, has He already begun His work (John 16:12-14)? We look to the Father.
Purim—The Revelation Of The Elijah
March 11th 2018 - Last night, on March 10, I was up at 11:00 p.m., weary and even troubled by what might be before us. I spoke to the Father something I say from time to time after twenty-three years of seeking the fulfillment of the Bride. I said, “Father, I am soooo tired!” And with this I instantly saw/understood something. Let me explain.
At the beginning of the church, immediately after Yahshua’s departure, the apostles did something that introduced corruption into it—they cast lots for a replacement of Judas. As I have discussed many times, that office was for the Elijah—first with Judas, who baptized Yahshua into death; then it went to Satan, who has baptized the Body of Christ into death; and finally it must go to the fulfilling Elijah, who will bring Immanuel back to this earth. Thus, there is: death, burial, and resurrection!
I will ask you: Did the apostles do wrong in casting/giving lots for that office? Yes, without a doubt. But was it the will of the Father that they did that? Again yes, without a doubt. Let me now share what I suddenly saw.
We have the Bride’s New Millennial Calendar Purim coming up on March 14 and 15. And as we have seen, it is the test of Carmel as to whom is right—Christians, the Jews, or the Bride? Can you tell me what “Purim” means? It is the plural form of “pur,” or “lot.” So, Purim means “lots.” Why did I say that what the apostles did had to be done? Because it was a first-bird act that had to die, bring death (Leviticus 14). Therefore, what is the second-bird fulfillment? If Judas was not the ultimate fulfillment (and certainly not Mathias), and gratefully Satan is not the ultimate fulfillment, then who and what is? The answer—the Elijah.
Now, let us take this to its conclusion. And what I saw next gave me great hope. And by the way, I saw all of this within a second or two. When the first Remnant cast lots for the replacement of Judas, they were unknowingly looking to today when Purim, or Lots, can now be fulfilled! This March 14-15 feast should reveal who the Elijah truly is. The failure of the lots cast by the eleven apostles in revealing the twelfth, looks to the much-needed revelation of the true Elijah at Lots, or Purim. I have no idea how this can or will take place, or what the Father will do; but everything points to the revelation of the Elijah at this feast.
Also, if there could ever have been an Elijah in Christianity who could have brought forth Immanuel, it would have been Billy Graham. He was their last and best effort at this. But as we saw in the last report, he died and laid in honor in the Capitol during the Jew’s Purim, February 28-March 1. Thereupon, they removed him and put him in the grave the next day. What we need now is life, and the only work that can indeed provide this is the Elijah. It is quite revealing that Christianity is two thousand years of swine with Legion in them, and they have all gone to the sea of death (Mark 5:13). Is it not then striking that in Graham’s name we find “ham”: Gra-ham? That is not happenstance for this highly prophetic man. The two thousand years of swine/ham-Christianity have all gone to the sea of death! The gospel that Christians have preached COULD NOT deliver them from death! That which must be preached/taught is only possible through the Elijah, who brings forth Immanuel. Today, we now need to see Haman-Satan lift up the Mordecai Elijah on the King’s horse.
We watch and wait, and look to the Father with hope.
Purim, March 14 - 15, And The Flip
March 9th 2018 - In the “Gary Report” on January 15, 2018, titled “Esther And The Latter Rain, pt. 3 of 3,” I noted:
Again, only now after twenty-three years of searching to understand how to receive the latter rain, is this amazing and hope-filled truth being revealed. Purim evidences to be the feast that should afford to us the latter rain in some measure or in some way. The specifics of this I do not yet know. And most interesting and noteworthy, the Hebrew calendar has this year’s Purim on February 28 and March 1. But the New Millennial calendar dates coincide with the feast days of the 14th and 15th on March 14 and 15.
Of course we now know that the Hebrew-based calendar’s February 28 and March 1 Purim did not give us what we need. That has now come and gone. And I said nothing leading up to it, questioning its viability, though hoping that I was wrong. Of course we will take what we need anywhere and at any time—though up to now we have indeed seen that these major fulfillments are tied to the feasts: Passover and Pentecost. And of course Purim was added after the other feasts were set forth, providing us hope today. If you have not read the January 15 report, I urge you to do so.
In the bigger picture, keep in mind what is in play here. As addressed in The Revelation Of The Millennium, the Genesis 1 creation began the marking of time with Trumpets and Tabernacles as the first of the year. It was not until the Exodus out of Egypt that the first of the year was flipped to being Passover: “This month [Nisan] shall be the beginning of months for you; it is to be the first month of the year to you” (Exodus 12:2). And keep in mind, when Yahweh flips something like this, He does so to make things clean—it is His way. And we see that flip here with these feasts.
The problem with this flip from Tabernacles to Passover as the first of the year is that it took man, and more specifically the church, into a death-obligated Passover, followed by a leavened Pentecost period and work. Both of these have the element of evil in them: Yahshua’s crucifixion, and the Body of Christ having to take up that cross as well; and the fact that Pentecost was two loaves (two thousand years) of leavened bread. Leaven is corruption (Matthew 13:33). Both of these have meant terrible outcomes for the church. And as we saw in the last report, what needs to occur is that there be a flip back to the original Genesis 1 beginning where there was just the good and not evil. This was the period related to when Trumpets and Tabernacles were first in the calendar year. And MOST importantly, Jubilee, where everything is returned to the original owner, is associated there as well with Atonement that is tucked between Trumpets and Tabernacles. All of this evidences to be a must in the need for bringing forth the Millennial Reign. How do we know this? First, because when the Israelites left for Mount Sinai, Galatians 4:23-25 tells us that it was nothing less than a Hagar and death:
But the son by the bondwoman was born according to the flesh, and the son by the free woman through the promise. This is allegorically speaking, for these women are two covenants: one proceeding from Mount Sinai bearing children who are to be slaves; she is Hagar. Now this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children.
This is the experience we have had for two thousand years—the wilderness wanderings and slavery, not only to Satan but to this dreadful flesh! And even when they entered that Promised Land at Passover, it did not give them success either. Immediately after Jericho they failed and suffered death. So what do we need? We need what they failed to obtain upon leaving Mount Sinai. We need to successfully enter in under Tabernacles, which the Israelites failed to do (Numbers 13 & 14). But even so therein lies our hope at this time. We need something that will take us into a fulfilling Tabernacles-first work. Let me provide a visual summary of this process, this progression. What we see is the all-important and even dominating covenant pattern.
Abraham’s split parts—Oven and torch—Abraham’s split parts
Olive tree—Lampstand—Olive tree
Tabernacles first—Passover first—Tabernacles first
But if we are hoping for this latter application where Tabernacles becomes first, you might object that this is not the time of Tabernacles, which is in the fall. But keep in mind, the New Millennial calendar itself is indeed based on Tabernacles being first: (1) the month beginning at the full moon and not the dark crescent moon (changing the dates basically by two weeks), and (2) Tabernacles’s month of Tishrei returns to being “the first month of the year.” And confirming this need and right placement, Tishrei actually means “beginning.” So, its actual placement as the beginning of the year is obvious. Why is this important for us at this time? We just went through Purim based on the Hebrew calendar (where Passover is at the first of the year), and we received nothing on those two days (February 28 and March 1). Now, coming up on March 14 and 15, this is the New Millennial calendar’s celebration of Purim. And as noted, the New Millennial calendar Nisan dates of the 14th and the 15th coincide with our Gregorian calendar dates of March 14 and 15. Mere happenstance? A divine link? We will wait and see. But I do know that Yahweh is perfect in all of His works and ways.
And also, consider that in Yahweh’s ways He does perform “divine overlaps” where He ties or unties two periods together. By effecting a new beginning at Purim, where the calendar is now based on Tabernacles being first, essentially there would be an overlap of the two calendars. And maybe this is even testified by the Gregorian dates and the New Millennial calendar dates being the same—a divine overlap.
So what would this mean if Yahweh does indeed fulfill Purim on March 14 and/or 15 based on the New Millennial calendar, just as He performed Divine works that fulfilled Passover and Pentecost? It would verify that Yahweh has flipped the marking of time that we have been under ever since Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt at night. “Observe the month of Abib [same as Nisan] and celebrate the Passover to Yahweh your God, for in the month of Abib Yahweh your God brought you out of Egypt by night” (Deuteronomy 16:1). Why do we note the element of night or darkness with this flip? Because darkness has been the state of man, even kingdom man, for two and even six thousand years. Men do not know or understand or even see what the Father is doing. Yahshua stated this very clearly when He declared: “We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work. While I am in the world, I am the Light of the world” (John 9:4-5). The Light was briefly here, but It/He left! And ever since that Light left and went back to heaven, the world—including the church, which has not been able to advance any further the work He began—has remained in that ongoing darkness. When in the two thousand years of the church have men obtained these truths, this light? Never! Only now is that light beginning to dawn. Only now is it time for the Light to return. And hopefully come March 14 and/or 15 the Father will fulfill Purim, and we will know that He has indeed flipped the calendar back to its original Genesis 1 Tabernacles-first order.
And there is one other important testimony we need to examine regarding the Purim that took place under the Hebrew calendar on February 28 and March 1. This would be in contrast with our hopes for March 14 and 15. In the writing Hurricane Katrina And The Curse Of 1920, page 4, I stated:
In the test of Carmel, there are three parties – the prophets of Baal, or Christianity; the prophets of Asherah, or the Jews; and Elijah, the second Remnant. …
The test of Carmel began in 1948 with Christianity’s Latter Rain Movement, Billy Graham, and the World Council of Churches (Baal); along with the establishment of Israel as a nation (Asherah); and this man’s birth (Elijah). It is also affirming that in 1948 years from Adam, Babylon was built and Abraham was born, a telling test in itself revealing that which was to come – Carmel.
The test of Carmel is the test set forth in a living parable in 1 Kings 18 that is in truth between the Bride and Christianity and the Jews as to who is right. And Billy Graham is the foremost testimony relative to Christianity. There is no single man in the history of the church who has interfaced more with the world and the world’s leaders with the message of Christ than Billy Graham. He has been Christianity’s most notable representative in our time. His crusades are reported to have reached more than two hundred million people. But even so, that was not and is not sufficient to change the world as is needed. Christianity cannot do so, and during the Jew’s two days of Purim on February 28 and March 1, this sole most representative individual of Christianity lay dead in honor at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda—the first religious leader to ever do so. But, the dead and sleeping Body of Christ is not the answer. They cannot fulfill Purim, and neither can the Jews fulfill it. The only answer is that the side of the sleeping Body be opened, a rib taken out, and the Bride formed. Only she can birth Immanuel back to this earth to establish His true kingdom.
With Billy Graham’s death and this first Purim testimony now set forth, it has all the appearance and evidence of being the first bird of Leviticus 14 that dies so that the second bird may ascend alive. And this death is exactly what has to happen to Christianity. With this first-bird February 28-March 1 testimony with Billy Graham, we take hope that we will see the fulfilling second-bird testimony in the New Millennial calendar’s March 14-15 Purim.
I have long been believing and watching and stating that Billy Graham’s death will most likely testify to the transition from Christianity to the Bride. And now with his death and then laying there dead in honor at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda during the two days of the Jew’s Purim, this anticipation is all the more relevant, hopeful, and even more specific. And there is even more to this!
A man sent a letter to Steve Jones that addressed the date that Moses died. (Click here to read it.) Based on his examination of Joshua 4:19 and 1:10-11, and Deuteronomy 34:8, as well as Jasher 87:10-11, Moses died on Adar 6. Why was this of interest? Because Adar 6 correlates to February 21 in 2018, the very date that Billy Graham died. Billy Graham died on the very month and day that Moses died! So what is the relevance of this as well?
I have written in previous writings (see here) that Methuselah was in type a marker of Yahweh sending His Spirit that will cover the earth. When Methuselah died, the natural flood came and covered the earth. In fact, his name means “when he is dead, it shall be sent.” And this is indeed what happened—the flood was sent when he died. So what might this tell us today when it is time for Yahweh to send this much needed flood of the Spirit that will cover the earth? It means that a “Methuselah” will die. As noted in the above linked page, the Methuselah is the Body of Christ. It too must die—legally be put to sleep. And this is exactly what we see in the Garden—Adam “died,” was put to sleep, and a bride was thereupon formed. Equally, the Body of Christ must legally be declared dead, and the death of Billy Graham at the ripe age of ninety-nine evidences this very thing today. And adding to this the testimony of his body lying in honor in the U.S. Capitol of America, which means “kingdom of heaven,” at the Jew’s Purim, the evidence is quite noteworthy. He was buried the following day on March 2. As I have said, I have long looked for the death of Billy Graham to signal the coming of the latter rain, and we will see what the New Millennial calendar might bring come the Bride Purim, March 14-15. “When he is dead, it shall be sent.”
Also, when Moses died, they entered into the Promised Land, led by Yahshua—or what we say, Joshua. I cannot help but notice that at the former rain, Peter declared: “Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brethren; to him you shall give heed to everything He says to you’” (Acts 3:22). There was only one person in the Bible who was like Moses, and that was Elijah. He was on the Mount of Transfiguration with Moses, he went up Mount Sinai for forty days and nights just like Moses, and when Elijah was to ascend alive he went to the place where Moses died to do so. Elijah was indeed the prophet like Moses. (Read here for more.) Therefore, now that we have the testimony of Billy Graham being a Methuselah, we take hope that at the upcoming Purim or thereafter the Elijah will be set forth and the Spirit will be poured out. And with this first-bird February 28 and March 1 Purim testimony with Billy Graham, we take hope that we will see the fulfilling second-bird testimony that ascends alive following the New Millennial calendar’s March 14-15 Purim.
But honestly, I have been disappointed so many times in the past in pursuit of the latter rain, it is difficult to anticipate this truly taking place. But, this is what I see unfolding and we will see if it is to be. The outcome is not up to me. All I can say right now is that I see the pattern of these events and they do bear great hope. Also, on the other side of these days is April 1. First, this is the date when Yahshua was crucified. (Read here.) And also, this is the day when Yahweh miraculously repaired the breech of the little girl that was in my wife’s womb and she was birthed headfirst. This is what we need now—for Yahweh to repair the breach of the two thousand years that separate the two Remnant, or even the breach of the hope I had in 1994 when the Spirit came upon me and began showing me these marvelous and wholly confirmed truths, and most importantly repair the breach of the loss of Tabernacles as the beginning of the year and thereby flip back to a Tabernacles-first order at Purim so that we can now enter into the promised land. If Yahweh moves in some noteworthy way come Purim, March 14 and 15, everything will change from that point forward! And that change is much, much, much needed!
In closing, let me add a few points here. First and foremost, keep in mind the outstanding and timely significance that with this flip, the month of Tishri returns to being the first of the year. And confirming this needed flip, Tishri means “beginning”! It is quite strange that following six thousand years of time we are finally going to get our beginning. The Passover and Pentecost period we have had thus far has only brought death, and only now can we enter into true life—a born-from-above life! That is why we have to have this flip. If not, we continue to travel in this destiny of death!
Also, regarding the test of Carmel that began in 1948, we have noted that there were three parties—the prophets of Baal, or Christianity; the prophets of Asherah, or the Jews; and Elijah, the second Remnant. But in addition, in the podcast titled “The Father’s Unfaithful Wife,” we discover that Satan is actually the Father’s wife. And the Old Testament testimony of her is Asherah, a female goddess. So here we have in the test of Carmel not just the Jews and their establishment in Jerusalem in 1948, but also Yahweh’s wife, Satan. And it is noteworthy that the prophets of Asherah were not killed, but all of the prophets of Baal were killed. Why? Because you cannot kill Satan, but for two thousand years Christians have died.
And furthermore regarding Billy Graham, he was born on November 7, 1918. So, in 1948 when the test of Carmel began he was thirty years of age. Does that sound familiar? Billy Graham was the main representative of Christianity, and Yahshua’s ministry began when He was thirty. Hmm? Now, if we go forward to His death in 2018, that is an additional sixty-nine years. The number sixty-nine has great significance in my own life in that I began my walk with Yahshua at the age of twenty-three, and at the age of forty-six (another twenty-three years) the Father came and revealed Bride truth to me in 1994. Now at the age of sixty-nine (my third twenty-three) I find myself in this final faceoff in the test of Carmel. Coincidence? No, the Creator’s design! The test of Carmel is being fulfilled in a most marvelous and attesting way.
And finally, of the two days of Purim on the fourteenth and the fifteenth of March, I would anticipate that the most probable date of significance would be the fifteenth. And, someone told me that is the Ides of March. It has a negative connotation in that it marked the death of Julius Caesar, which was the turning point in Roman history. But most interesting, the Ides of March in the earliest Roman calendar was the first full moon of the new year. Sound familiar? How about the first full moon of the Tabernacles-first calendar in the month of Tishri? And also, it is noted that the month of March has thirty-one days. This would mean that the fifteenth is precisely in the middle of the month, and we know that Yahweh changes His mind in the middle (2 Kings 20:1-7 , John 7:8-14 , Mark 6:47-52 , and Habakkuk 3:2). So it seems quite fitting that Yahweh would make these highly dramatic changes in the middle of this already significant month.
We look to the Father for His fulfillment of all of these things, and to do good on our behalf. May He be praised forever. Amen.
The Corruption And Restoration Of The Kingdom Of Heaven
March 1st 2018 - As noted in the writing, Creation’s Contradiction Riddle, pages 1 and 2, the creation accounts in Genesis 1 versus Genesis 2 and 3 do not match up. They are in fact two different accounts, with two clearly different outcomes. In Genesis 1, along with verses 1-3 in chapter 2, everything is declared to be “good.” But in Genesis 2 and 3 there was corruption, loss, and death—even the loss of the Garden. And most notably, in the Genesis 1 account Yahweh’s name is not present. And equally noteworthy, His name appears in the very first verse of the next creation account. Genesis 2:4 begins: “This is the account of the heavens and the earth when they were created, in the day that Yahweh God made earth and heaven.” And then throughout the chapter and thenceforth His name is repeated.
And you will notice in this transition verse that Yahweh actually even flips the creation order. It was first the “heavens and the earth,” and then flipped to “earth and heaven.” This seems to be quite subtle, but prophetically it is most meaningful—Yahweh flips things to make them clean. And you will also notice that “heavens” is now singular and not plural—“heaven.” So, why did Yahweh make these clear changes in this second creation account, including adding His name for the first time? And, you might question what difference all of this would even make. But given that the first purpose of the Scriptures is to prophesy, one can be assured these differences in these opening creation accounts are highly significant and telling.
In this report we will address two primary matters, and yet a third: (1) What is the significance of Yahweh’s name in one account but not in the other, and (2) why are there these two distinctly different creation testimonies, including the flip? And with these two matters, (3) what is Yahweh doing governmentally in the bigger picture of the first seven thousand years of mankind? Yahweh is government with select effectual order, and we will see and examine what He is doing in mankind and why He does it. Let us first address this very important matter of Yahweh’s name. And what we will see here lies at the core of the purpose of this report—to reveal His ways and works among mankind.
As noted in page 2 of Creation’s Contradiction Riddle, anytime Yahweh’s name is absent in the Bible, it speaks of the people being in bondage! In the book of Esther, in the book of Daniel (with exception to chapter 9 when Daniel cried out in repentance), and most notably beginning in Genesis 40 onward, Yahweh’s name is distinctly absent in each of these times of captivity! In the latter, the one time His name is used is in chapter 49, verse 18, where there is one last gasp of breath, one final cry of hope, which in fact says it all regarding captivity: “For Your salvation I wait, O Yahweh!” Is this not our cry today? Very much so, for it is most revealing and appropriate that His name is completely removed in the New Testament. Why? Because the kingdom of God was given to man too early, “before the time” (Matthew 8:29). It too has been two thousand years of captivity under Satan and the nations. And thus today we cry, “For Your salvation we wait, O Yahweh!”
So we come to a very great puzzle regarding all of this. Why is it that everything in Genesis 1 and 2:1-3 is good, yet Yahweh’s name is not present? And then in Genesis 2 and 3 Yahweh was with them but they were in fact removed from His presence, removed from the Garden. Frankly, one would think that His name being absent in the first account would mean captivity, and His name in the second account would mean His abiding care, leading, and correction. And of course the fact is, this is precisely where this first rejection occurred. They were indeed removed from His presence.
But, we have a very clear hint that something most unique is at hand when in the very first verse in this second account where Yahweh’s name appears, there is the testimony of a flip, necessitating a need to make things clean. And this is precisely what we see taking place here. If these were flipped, Yahweh’s name would eventually go to the Genesis 1 account where all was good, and be removed from the Genesis 2 and 3 account where there was failure and rejection. This is the same thing evidenced with Manasseh and Ephraim who were unclean by virtue of an Egyptian mother. They too were flipped in an act performed by Jacob and thereupon called Ephraim first and then Manasseh (Genesis 48:1 and 5). (Read here for more on this.)
So how are these two opening accounts in Genesis in fact flipped? The fact is, the good is lost and must be fulfilled in the end. And gratefully this will indeed be the ultimate outcome for all mankind. As with Manasseh and Ephraim, Yahweh has to flip things to make them clean, so that “good” is in the end. And the fact is, the “earth and heaven,” which we have had for six thousand years, has to become the “heavens and the earth.”
Paul was caught up to the third heaven (2 Corinthians 12:2-4), which means there have to be three heavens. We know that this third heaven is the Millennial Reign (click here for more), and there is yet another evidence of three heavens. Three is indeed the number of completeness, and this is seen as well in the tabernacle in the wilderness—the holy of holies, the holy place, and the court. Of course the holy of holies is the Bride; the holy place is Christianity, the Body of Christ; and the court is the nations. So, in reality the singular “earth and heaven” has to become the plural “heavens and earth”—each part coming into the pure kingdom of heaven. Like Manasseh and Ephraim, the first will be last and the last first. The “earth and heaven,” which becomes entirely corrupted, must become the “heavens and the earth” where everything is good! Oh the wonder of Yahweh’s works! And oh the wonder of Yahweh’s word! It is a marvel to those who can see, and foolishness to the blind.
I know this flip is puzzling to consider, and until the Bride has been entirely hidden. But let me now give you a simple natural example of what we will see in the fulfillment of the kingdom of heaven, and hopefully it will help you to understand all of this. Remember, what should have been good in the Garden, turned out to be evil. That itself is a flip. And that is precisely the case with the church, the kingdom of God given to man. It too should have been good, but quickly became evil. And in this example I will now give you, there is once again a flip, but back the other way where “evil” becomes good. In fact, what I will now share is where the entire examination of this report began for me—the spark that ignited a great fire of truth and light!
I was thinking of times past before the Curse of 1920 when men wore hats and would either wholly remove them or lift them to give honor and respect to a woman, and when coming to an entranceway would open the door for her and let her proceed before him. But with second thoughts, I recognized the seeming error of these. Let me ask you: In the Scriptures, when is it that the man is indeed to remove his hat? When he goes before God in prayer (1 Corinthians 11:4). So, both prophetically and governmentally, why would a man take his hat off to a woman when that is reserved for God?
And regarding opening the door for a woman so that she could enter before him, it is in fact the man who stands in the place of authority and governmental recognition before God, which is not given to the woman. This is clearly set forth in 1 Corinthians 11:7 where we read that the man “is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.” And when Immanuel returns back to this earth, He will go before His accompanying Bride. So I questioned why men would open the door for a woman and then follow after her? But here again, there is a flip, a most important flip that is going to take place!
Who was created first in the Garden? Of course the man, Adam. He went before Eve and performed his work. And after him came the woman. This was most fitting. BUT, who will be first to enter into heaven and be birthed into their immortal, incorruptible, born-from-above bodies? The woman, the Bride. The masculine Body of Christ will still be in the grave or in their earthly bodies and will not enter into heaven to receive their bodies for another three thousand years. (Click here to learn more.) Thus, as it is written, the last will be first and the first will be last (Matthew 20:16).
So in fact, by the man opening the door for the woman to proceed before him (which I have always practiced with great delight, and even now will all the more do so), he is indeed prophesying concerning the Bride and the Body. The Body “prepares the way” for the Bride, and as with Adam is put to sleep, all two thousand years of it. Of course they will not receive their born-from-above bodies for another three thousand years. And likewise, when the Bride has entered into immortal born-from-above bodies, while the masculine Body of Christ remains on this earth in their earthly natural bodies, yes, they will “remove their hats” to the Bride, even as they would to Immanuel. So, once again, those before the Curse of 1920 were SO MUCH MORE in tune with the spiritual and by nature knew the ways and will of Yahweh—something that men and women alike today have forsaken and are blinded to by this world, this Curse of 1920!
And let me give a word of warning to women right now. You are trying to take the kingdom by force (Matthew 11:12) with your feministic pursuit of equality with the man, and thereupon disqualify yourselves from receiving the honor of Immanuel’s Bride. The first will be last and the last will be first, and only those who humble themselves will be worthy to be the Bride. Prove yourselves worthy ladies, and the same to men.
Let us now conclude this with a graphic representation of what Yahweh is performing in mankind, and provide further explanation. Graphically, this is what we see Yahweh performing in this first seven-thousand-year period, or seven “days.”
At the very beginning, man instantly failed and lost the Garden, which would not be restored until four thousand years later by Yahshua. And even then it instantly fell back into corruption for yet another two thousand years. You will notice that this is in fact the familiar two-thirds/one-third pattern of the church seen in Zechariah 13:7-9 and Hosea 6:1-2. But there is one critical difference. At the initiating level of the two-thirds part of the patriarchs, and then even in the one-third part of Christianity, they both fail! What is the problem? Because man has remained in the flesh the entire time and thus this outcome has been inevitable! But then at the higher level of the two-thirds part (two thousand years) of Christianity and the one-third part of the Bride via the Millennial Reign, the pattern will finally succeed! And then even at the even bigger picture, this is of course the Passing Over Principle, where Yahweh passes over the first (the four thousand years of the patriarchs), and He passes over the second (two thousand years of Christianity), and He takes the third (the Millennial Reign).
So over and over again we find the first part failing and the second part succeeding—either in full or in measure. Of course this is the two-bird law for the cleansing of the leper where the first dies and the second ascends alive (Leviticus 14)). Again, this is the way of Yahweh God. But people have not known His ways—only His acts. “He made known His ways to Moses, His acts to the sons of Israel” (Psalm 103:7). But today things can now be different—as we are seeing in the Bride work. It is time for the Bride, completing that which was begun two thousand years ago, repairing the breach!
So again, in the bigger picture, the entire six thousand years of man failed to bring forth that which was set forth at the very beginning—the promised “good.” Genesis 1 was indeed good, but Genesis 2 instantly added evil. Such is the inevitable way of carnal man. What we have to have is Genesis 1 where it is only good. But as the created we cannot handle evil. And when we eat from it we die. That tree of the knowledge of good and evil that makes us like God is and has been our guaranteed death! And from that tree we must abstain and eat only from the tree of life and the other trees of the Garden.
All of this that the Father is performing thus far with man is definitely a tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Why He does it this way is a wonder that this man does not understand—the way He puts man through difficulties and sorrows and loss and blindness and, yes, even bondage. These first six thousand years seem to be heavy on evil, and certainly so on blindness. Job’s counselor was definitely correct when he said, “man is born for trouble, as sparks fly upward” (Job 5:7). But I am sure this six-thousand-year period will work for the good side of this tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
Oh to have remained in the innocence of the Garden and to have only eaten from the tree of life and the other trees. And honestly, it is a costly and sorrowful thing to become like one the Them—knowing good and evil! But, Yahweh knows what He is doing, and we have the promise that all things work together for the good to those who love Him and are called according to His purpose (Romans 8:28). And in this we take hope.
And we also take hope that in the end Genesis 1 and 2:1-3 will finally be fulfilled and His initial creation purpose will come to be. In that day we will each and all be most grateful, and be all the more wiser from having partaken of the dreadful side of this forbidden tree—evil! Yahweh is all-knowing and we can trust in Him and take hope in Him. Come quickly, Immanuel, and bring the final and MUCH needed dawning of your light! We implore you to come and reveal Yourself!
Actually, at this point in this report I had prepared to close it and post it. But, I was then shown even more. Let us take this revelation and truth even further. Following these first seven thousand years, there will begin yet another seven-thousand-year period. (Click here for more on this.) And let us add to this yet even another necessary point of truth. As addressed here and here, Adam and Eve were in the Garden seven years, and then came the fall. So, since a brief seven-year period in the Garden initiated the first seven-thousand-year period, and in Revelation 20:3 we read that following the Millennial Reign—marking the end of that seven-thousand-year period—Satan must then “be released for a short time,” the question arises: Specifically how long is that “short time”? To answer this, all we have to do is look back to the beginning of this preceding seven-thousand-year, seven-part, period. Once again, that which has been is that which will be.
We know that the first “short time” was in fact in the Garden, and was a mere seven years and until the end was good. And now at the very beginning of the next seven-thousand-year period we find yet again this testimony of something that takes place for “a short time”—Satan is released! So, for how long will he be released? Obviously, once again it will be for seven years. Satan defiled the first Garden at the end of the first seven-year period, causing the destruction of man for six thousand years. And in this second initiating period of seven years he “will come out [of the abyss] to deceive the nations which are in the four corners of the earth” (Revelation 20:7-10). What that will specifically be is hidden from our understanding. But, I can MOST assure you it will not be a natural war that blind Christianity falsely presents. Until that time, it is justly a mystery, hidden until the time of fulfillment. And we read that after this short period, Satan is “thrown into the lake of fire and brimstone.” In the first seven-year Garden he effected the fall and misery of mankind for what would have been seven thousand years, but was cut short to six thousand! At the end of the Millennial Reign he will be released from prison, and for a like seven years will deceive the nations. But this time it will be the end of his afflicting and deceiving mankind, as he will be cast into the lake of fire for his own purification.
And furthermore, we find this identical testimony in Genesis 41:17-24 where there were to be seven “good” years followed by seven, literally, “evil” years. You can read more about this by clicking here. The true fulfillment of this good was the seven good years in the Garden of Eden, and will be followed by the seven evil years at the beginning of the next seven-thousand-year period. But, with Immanuel cutting the church period short from three thousand years to two thousand years and establishes the Millennial Reign, everything turns out different. The evil is reversed to good. Thus we see:
7 years —> 6,000 years —> M.R. —> 7 years —> 6,000 years
No Satan —> Satan —> No Satan —> Satan —> No Satan
Good —> Evil —> God with us —> Evil —> Good
Therefore, in the latter case, following the Millennial Reign the evil cows (seven years of Satan deceiving and wrecking havoc) will be swallowed up by the seven good cows—the next seven thousand years of the establishment of the fulfilling kingdom of heaven!
OH THE WONDER AND MARVEL OF YAHWEH’S WORD AND HIS WORKS! Oh the GLORY of seeing these marvelous things! Blessed be Yahweh!
Come quickly, Immanuel, and send us your Spirit (John 15:26).
The Corruption Of A Nation
February 16th 2018 - In the last “Gary Report” I spoke about the kingdom of heaven and how it was corrupted first by Eve eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, and then by Adam doing the same upon Eve handing the fruit to him. And most importantly, the Garden was a seed testimony of what would happen in the kingdom of heaven given to man—the church. In this report, we want to take a closer look at what this has meant for America, specifically since the Curse of 1920, and what would be its final outcome if that curse is not reversed. And there is every reason to choose America in this examination, for at the nations level it is indeed the kingdom of heaven. And, what happens to the kingdom of heaven is happening to America. What happened in the Garden, is happening to America. In The Curse of 1920, pages 32-33, we read:
“America” actually means ”kingdom of heaven. ” ”Amel” is Old Gothic for ”heaven. ” ”Ric” means ”kingdom, ” as in Germany’s Third Reich. These are evidenced in the German word, Himmelreich, which equally means ”kingdom of heaven. ” The ”a” makes it feminine. Thus by its very name, America is the ”heavenly kingdom, ”or the kingdom of heaven.
So, how is America being corrupted by the like acts and manner of Eve and Adam? Just as the Garden was corrupted first by Eve eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil and then gave the fruit to the man Adam who ate of it, so the wholly corrupting effects of the Women’s Rights Movement was ordered by women, and men then ate from it as well. That which has been is that which will be, and just as the Garden was corrupted, so has our nation been corrupted. Let’s take a look back in history and note the departure of America from vital masculine headship. And what we will address here is our nation’s functionality in governing.
But before we do so, let me note in advance that what I will share here is in regard to women who embrace feminism as a right of passage for all women to be like or equal to the man in any and all aspects. Gratefully however, not all women fall prey to Satan’s deception concerning feminism, and seek instead to be godly wives and mothers. And some women are completely unaware of the disaster that is at hand in this departure. So what I am doing here is addressing the wholly destructive problem, though mindful that among women there is equally a remnant, daughters of Sarah (1 Peter 3:5-6), who see this grave ill and rejoice that it is being exposed. To you ladies, we are most grateful for you and rejoice and delight in your godly example. May you be greatly rewarded.
Prior to the Curse of 1920 when women obtained the right to vote, the conflict of the two-party system has always been competitive. But in my assessment of history, by and large the two parties have worked together for the good of the country. This has been evident in the earlier years of my own observation in life. But, in recent years the divide between the two parties has become greater and greater, and specifically because of the radicalization of the Democratic Party. And most important to understand, just as in the Garden there was male and female, so in American politics these same two identities exist. Without question the Republicans are masculine, and the Democrats are feminine. Again, this is the design and ways of Yahweh, His governmental order being evidenced in the beginning in the Garden.
So what do we see in the Garden of American politics today? In 1 Timothy 2:14 we clearly see what is taking place. We read: “And it was not Adam who was deceived, but the woman being thoroughly deceived, fell into transgression.” This is exactly what we are seeing today in our American political system regarding masculine Republicans and feminine Democrats. And let me point out, just as the ills of feminism are ignored, so it is with the translation of this verse. Most translations dismiss the actual translation of this word “deceived.” In actuality, the preposition with which the Greek verb is compounded conveys the idea of completeness or thoroughness. Thus, Eve was completely and thoroughly deceived, but Adam was not deceived.
And such it is in America. It is completely and thoroughly deceived regarding the great error of feminism—the woman eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. So, do you really want women in government in a nation that represents the kingdom of heaven at the nations level? Guaranteed, there will be the same results—complete and thorough deception leading to the loss of the Garden! But sadly, as in the Garden this was to be—and so are the like consequences! And those destructive and deceptive consequences are never more evident than today.
Today, Democrats are blindly opposed to that which is good simply for the preservation of one thing—power! And with unbounded lies and deceit they (along with the complicity of the media) vigilantly seek to keep their power. And consistent with the feminine, they run on emotions and not facts or truth. Unfortunately, the weed of feminism that took root in the Curse of 1920 has come to full bloom! But also, it seems that Yahweh God is bringing front and center this rebellion and is hopefully about to judge it! It is most fitting and revealing that the last election was between a man’s man and a woman’s woman. Donald Trump is distinctly masculine, and Hillary Clinton is distinctly deceptive and power-driven feminine. She is a Jezebel, and will do anything to get her way. The election was a Jehu and Jezebel contest, and Jehu won. Again, this is masculine against feminine—whether it be Trump and Hillary, or the man and the woman.
So why is this set up this way at this time? If I am right in discerning the time, this contest at the nations level is a testimony of what is upon us regarding the contest within the kingdom of God—again, the masculine and the feminine. Women today are in truth trying to take the “kingdom” by force. Instead of occupying their place as wives and mothers, they want to stand in the place of the man—in work, in governance, in practices, and in appearance. Like the angels in Jude 1:6, women have not kept their own domain, “but abandoned their proper abode.” For the first time in history, women are wholesale seeking to be like the man and rule. They want equality. And not only will they fail, but as in the Garden their efforts are entirely destructive! And shamefully, the man, like Adam, is taking the fruit from the woman’s hand and eating it as well. Shame on men for doing so! “Because you have listened to the voice of your woman, ….” Shame on you, men!
And let us look at this relative to the Kingdom. At the nations level, women actually want to be the fulfillment of the Bride. Unknowingly, natural man seeks to fulfill what the kingdom of heaven alone can fulfill, encompassing all of the factors of the heavenly goal, but at the natural realm. It is man trying to build his own tower of Babel that reaches up to heaven, and he will get the same outcome—destruction! To help you understand this, man established the United Nations. But do they really unite all nations? Of course not, falling far short of the fulfillment that can only come from Immanuel. Another example is the matter of the Bride who will rule and reign with Immanuel. As addressed already, women abandon their place as wives and mothers and seek the place of the man, including wearing his pants; and therein all they do is corrupt the nation with their lawless acts. Yahweh is letting man demonstrate in so many ways that natural man cannot fulfill all that he needs; but to the contrary, he takes himself to death! The natural man is always an utter failure in the end and is desperate for a deliverer and Savior!
Let us further address this matter of politics—which is in vivid display right now. Highly significant, Yahweh declared to the man Adam, “Because you have listened to the voice of your woman,” and then He cursed him. Well, it can equally be said today, “Because you have listened to the voice of the Democrats, ….” Republicans, you have been henpecked for so many, many years that you have been shamefully useless. But finally Yahweh sent a real man who does not yield to the weaker feminine nature and you are seeing how a real and masculine Republican Party should be. You are the head, and you need to act like it and take your place as the head and work for the good of the people. You need to quit listening to the voice of the woman, the Democrats.
What is happening today in American politics is a most pathetic display of the spirit of feminism. If you want to know what the spirit of feminism is, look at how Dems in Washington, DC, senselessly react purely out of emotions in order to support a cause that is based purely on a power struggle. It is the same as a woman rebelling against her husband or a man rebelling against God. Dems are feminized and want to rule at all costs. Thus, their goal is not for the good of all, what is best for the people or the country, but rather is based solely upon maintaining power. It is pure feminine emotions and not masculine logic and justice and governmental order. And evidencing this corruption, being rooted in Satan, all the more is their commitment to lying and deception, and to lawlessness. Their actions are truly despicable! The feminine Democrats today and their followers are no less than what is written: “It is better to live in a corner of a roof than in a house [or a Senate] shared with a contentious woman. … It is better to live in a desert land than with a contentious and vexing woman” (Proverbs 21:9 and 19).
The masculine nature is mind, will, and emotions. But the feminine nature is a mirror image of the masculine and operates on emotions, will, and mind. But even more than this, the man, the masculine, is to be the head of the woman, the feminine. I know this flies in the face of a feminized society, but this is indeed God’s will from the beginning. And if you look at the way our nation was at its founding, and even up to 1900, you will see exactly the way it should be—women were not a part of governing. It is the way of Yahweh, and man has corrupted this divine order. The way Yahweh designed the man in relation to the woman, is the same way He designed His relationship to the man. The clear reality of this is succinctly seen in 1 Corinthians 11:3: “But I want you to understand that Christ is the head of every man, and the man is the head of woman, and God is the head of Christ.” How much clearer could this vital truth be stated? But man today totally ignores this, thinking himself wiser than God. It may be politically and socially correct to alter this, but in fact it is rebellion against God and His fixed ways. And again, this is true with the feminine Democrats and the masculine Republicans.
The Democrats want to rebel against the Republicans,
Just as the woman wants to rebel against the man,
Just as man wants to rebel against God,
Just as Satan wants to rebel against God.
And it is all rooted in the spirit of rebellion.
Let me point out one other thing about Trump. He is indeed a type of Immanuel, who in every way will put an end to rebellious feminism. Trump is a man with a head of gold. He has been very successful. The Dem feminists, the press, and even the Republicans thought there was no way he could win, but he did against all odds. The coming of Immanuel could be viewed in like manner. Trump is extremely wealthy, as is Immanuel. And the list could go on. And here was one of the key parts, if not the key part, of his campaign. He promised to build the wall. You might ask how that could be a type of Immanuel. Here is why that too is prophetic.
The Dems want illegal aliens to come in for one and one reason only—political power. Oh sure, they act like they are bighearted, but one cannot trust the Dems to be genuine in anything but their lust for power. We have already noted that “America” means the “kingdom of heaven.” OK, doesn’t God invite all of mankind to come into His kingdom? Indeed so. But, Immanuel is not lawless, as are the Dems. The kingdom of heaven is an invitation to all men. But, it is not lawlessness, and His pure kingdom will not be corrupted! Those who are lawless will not ascend alive. And the Dems are like these liberal and worldly churches that turn the grace of God into licentiousness. The reality is, both naturally and spiritually, entrance into the kingdom of heaven/America must be according to the law and IS NOT achieved by lawlessness or for ill gain.
And yes, Immanuel will build a wall, even as we read in Revelation 21:10-21. In fact, just like Trump’s promise, it is “a great and high wall.” And it will be a tall and beautiful wall as Trump promised: seventy-two yards high! And, the “material of the wall was jasper.” Likewise, the foundation stones of the wall were “adorned with every kind of precious stone.” So even the keynote promise that Trump made in the campaign was prophetic of Immanuel. But do the Dems want righteousness and a city four square? NO, not at all. All they want is the power to rule and how to gain wealth, and like Satan they will corrupt this nation in order to get it. And just as the man with the head of gold surprised everyone and won, so will Immanuel surprise everyone, including Christians, and will rule the earth in righteousness.
Presented herein are comparisons of the natural that reveal the spiritual, as well as the utter failure of natural man to fulfill the spiritual. Again, the efforts of man to bring forth the kingdom of God, even the efforts of Christians, all fall short and fail. There is only one thing we need and are desperate for today, and that is Immanuel, God with us. May He send His Spirit as promised, form His Bride, catch her up to heaven and transform her into the heavenly, and return with her to rule and reign for a thousand years. Come quickly Immanuel! Amen.
PS: One of the four remaining companies who bid to build the wall stated, “I really believe we’ll change history.” Amen! Come Immanuel!
Response: Upon reading this report a Bride sister sent the following response. It is well worth your reading:
I hope all is well with you and want to thank you for this writing. It confirms and explains so clearly what is going on in America and in American politics, increasingly every day. This feminist spirit is evidently embedded in all facets, beginning with the two-party system on down to the people. Although I’ve read The Curse of 1920, this writing brought forth true understanding how society has become so feminized—from the beginning unto this day—and as you say, the utter destruction it brings with it. I pray daily for the latter rain and Immanuel to come and rule with law and order! Every day I think it just can’t get any worse, yet every day brings with it more lies and deception in the natural. But, I do see hope in Trump, prophetically speaking that is. May light expose the darkness that is running rampant and I pray for all those who are fooled by those who seek power and greed at their expense. May Yahweh release them from the grasp it has on them, keeping them blind from this truth. This writing sums up the true ills of the spirit of feminism, and I for one want no part of it.
May Yahweh fulfill your heart’s desire which shines through in each and every writing with purity of heart for Yahweh’s will to be done,
February 10th 2018 - Some things stand out in the Scriptures and make one wonder if they are prophesying. For example, in Luke 13 we find the pattern of the church, which is of course: olive tree—lampstand—olive tree, or first Remnant—Christianity—second Remnant. In Luke 13 that same pattern is: eighteen—fig tree—eighteen. But, there is far more to this than just the pattern. Let us now examine this.
First, let us quickly examine the first eighteen. In verses 4-5 we read the words of Yahshua:
“Or do you suppose that those eighteen on whom the tower in Siloam fell and killed them were worse culprits than all the men who live in Jerusalem? I tell you, no, but unless you repent, you will all likewise perish.”
Addressed in Shelah and Clay of Spittle, we find a correlation between Siloam and the third son of Judah, Shelah. The pool of Siloam in John 9 looks to the Millennial Reign when Immanuel opens men’s eyes so that they can now see (which I hope is evidenced even by what we are seeing here). But in this account in Luke 13, the death of the eighteen places this with the first Remnant, who in fact died as well. And of course a tower is something that reaches up to heaven, and their part in making that possible came to an end, as did the tower. They were the first bird in Leviticus 14 that had to die so that the second bird could ascend alive.
Of course the next work is the breach, Christianity. So what do we find testified in verses 6-9? Consistent with the pattern here, we see a parable concerning specifically a fig tree, which speaks of Christianity. In verse 6 we read:
“A man had a fig tree which had been planted in his vineyard; and he came looking for fruit on it and did not find any. And he said to the vineyard-keeper, ‘Behold, for three years I have come looking for fruit on this fig tree without finding any. Cut it down! Why does it even use up the ground?’”
This is Christianity, which is supposed to get three thousand years, and is herein represented by the three years with no fruit. For two thousand years it has not produced the required fruit of the kingdom—being wholly inadequate! And if it received the next one thousand years, yes, the Owner would have it cut down! This is just like the fig tree that Yahshua cursed for not having fruit and it withered and died. (Click here for more on this.) In Matthew 21:18-19 He declared: “’No longer shall there ever be any fruit from you.’ And at once the fig tree withered.” In Luke 13:8-9 Yahshua then adds:
“And he [the vineyard-keeper] answered and said to him, ‘Let it alone, sir, for this year too, until I dig around it and put dung; and if it bears fruit next year, fine; but if not, cut it down.”
It can well be assumed here that Yahshua was citing the law of the planted tree in Leviticus 19:23-24. And here we will use a more literal translation:
“When you shall come into the land and you plant any tree for food, then you will regard its foreskin as uncircumcised; that is, its fruit, for three years shall it be as uncircumcised to you. It shall not be eaten. But in the fourth year all its fruit shall be holy, an offering of praise to Yahweh. In the fifth year you are to eat of its fruit, that its yield may increase for you; I am Yahweh your God.”
This being the case, the landowner came looking for fruit for three years and found none. So the vineyard keeper wanted to dung the tree in the fourth year, and if it did not produce fruit in the fifth year, it would be cut down. And this is indeed the law here regarding the fig tree of Christianity. And remember, Yahshua cursed a like fig tree for not producing fruit out of season (Mark 11:13), which is what Christianity is.
So what are we seeing in all of this? Christianity has had two thousand years of the three thousand years it was supposed to get. If they could have been successful for three thousand years, indeed in their fourth thousand-year period, that would have been their eighth-day Sunday sabbath, and the fruit thereof would be holy, an offering of praise. But the fact is, those three thousand years of the church would all remain in the grave and there would be no fruitfulness whatsoever! This third year is when the vineyard-keeper wanted to dung it. So, how is this sounding for the church? He was going to dung it on their sabbath, which frankly is what has been taking place on their Sunday sabbaths for two thousand years! What Christians teach on their sabbath is nothing more than dung—taking in the word of God, processing it with their flesh, and from their posterior mouths providing dung to the people. This parable here in Luke 13 is most fitting for the church that receives the kingdom too early—while in the flesh! What else could one expect when the Teacher has gone away?
And consistent with what we are seeing here, the problem is that the fruit is regarded as uncircumcised. Isn’t that the precise problem the church has had all along? The kingdom of heaven has been given to a people who are not circumcised of their flesh—they continue to remain in these cursed bodies, which have been the problem since the Garden. In reality, we are truly not able to handle the heavenly until we are circumcised of the earthy, thereupon entering into our heavenly body. And Christians will not receive theirs until the fifth day.
And let us examine yet another testimony as to what takes place at this time as we can now enter into the Promised Land, the Millennial Reign with Immanuel. In Deuteronomy 26:1-4 we read concerning what Yahweh instructed was to take place specifically upon entering into this Promised Land.
“Then it shall be, when you enter the land which Yahweh your God gives you as an inheritance, and you possess it and live in it, that you shall take some of the first of all the produce of the ground which you bring in from your land that Yahweh your God gives you, and you shall put it in a basket and go to the place where Yahweh your God chooses to establish His name. You shall go to the priest who is in office at that time and say to him, ‘I declare this day to Yahweh my God that I have entered the land which Yahweh swore to our fathers to give us.’ Then the priest shall take the basket from your hand and set it down before the altar of Yahweh your God.”
Do you see this? When they entered the Promised Land, they were to take some of the first produce and go set it before Yahweh God. This seventh day is the Promised Land, and a remnant of the produce is to be brought to the altar of Yahweh God. This is in fact the Remnant that in the seventh day is taken up to heaven before Yahweh. You will notice that it is not all of the produce, but only a remnant. This is indeed the two-part Remnant. That is what that passage is all about, and it will thereupon be fulfilled.
Likewise, picking up in verses 12 thru 13 in Deuteronomy 26 we read:
“When you have finished gathering all the tithe of your increase in the third year, the year of tithing, then you shall give it to the Levite, to the stranger, to the orphan and to the widow, that they may eat in your towns and be satisfied. You shall say before Yahweh your God, ‘I have removed the sacred portion from my house, and also have given it to the Levite and the alien, the orphan and the widow, according to all Your commandments which You have commanded me; I have not transgressed or forgotten any of Your commandments.”
Did you notice, in the third year all of the tithe was to go to the local Levite, the stranger, the orphan, and the widow? In the latter 1980s, during the time when I had a ministry to the poor and needy, the first book I ever wrote addressed this third-year tithe. It was titled Does The Tithe Always Go To The Storehouse?. It noted that every third year the tithe was not to be taken to the storehouse, but was to be distributed to the needy in one’s local. Obviously the book was not to be a favorite among the churches. But it was truth, and something I saw even then.
In 1994 Yahweh took me out of that ministry to the poor and needy in the natural, and there is obviously a fulfillment that is far, far more important, and in fact the true fulfillment. What is in fact the third-year tithe? We are now in the third one-thousand-year period of the church, and now the tithe of people, even the Bride, is to be made available to the needy. And may I say, Christianity has never honored this natural practice whatsoever. And why? Because they will not fulfill it. On the other hand, I taught it on the radio and elsewhere and wrote a book about it and did indeed practice it, and therein trust I will now fulfill it. Now in this third “year” it is time for there to be a tithe of Yahweh God’s people that is given to help the true needy.
Proceeding further with this matter regarding the fig tree of Christianity, based on the Law, in the first three thousand years when their fruits are uncircumcised, it will not be until the fifth thousand years that they will finally be able to eat from the fruit, and this is precisely what we would expect. Christianity has had their two thousand years. And, they will not get their third thousand-year period, for Immanuel comes back to deliver us. As addressed here, following the Millennial Reign Christians will get another two thousand years while in the flesh, and indeed in their fifth “year” their fruit can finally be eaten. This is when they finally enter into their born-from-above bodies, finally being circumcised of their flesh as well.
This completes the account regarding the breach of Christianity. Thus far then we have the first Remnant testimony of eighteen that died, followed by the breach of fig tree Christianity. Let us now proceed to Luke 13:10-17 and see what we find regarding now a redeeming and fulfilling eighteen.
First, it is most striking, significant, and fitting that this third portion of the church is identified specifically as being the sabbath. Verse 10 begins: “And He [Yahshua] was teaching in one of the synagogues on the sabbath.” So we ask: Was the first Remnant a work that was on the sabbath, the seventh one-thousand-year period of man? No. They were at the beginning of the fifth millennium. Well, how about Christianity? They have occupied the fifth and sixth millennium. And the seventh millennium is of course the sabbath, meaning “seventh.” This is when the second Remnant is brought forth. And most fittingly, this third portion in Luke 13 is prophetic of what must now take place, bringing Immanuel back to this earth to set up His kingdom on the sabbath, the millennial reign! And again, this is the message of this third part in Luke 13 where we once again see the testimony of 18.
Verse 11 continues: “And there was a woman who for eighteen years had had a sickness caused by a spirit; and she was bent over, and could not straighten up at all.” So, the first Remnant testimony was 18, and now the second Remnant bears the 18 as well. With these two 18s and the fig tree breach of Christianity in between, and all of this being recorded in second Remnant Luke, there is strong evidence that this is indeed prophetic of us, even a living parable for today. For the first time this truth is being revealed and will be fulfilled. Let us now examine this second Remnant testimony.
Verses 12-13 continue: “When Jesus saw her, He called to her and said, ‘Woman, you are freed from your sickness.’ And He laid His hands on her; and immediately she was made erect again and began glorifying God.” Prophetically and even frankly, this “bent over” state has indeed been the state of the Bride for now twenty-three years, beginning in 1994. The Greek word translated here as “sickness” is equally translated as “weakness.” For example, in 2 Corinthians 12:9 we read Yahshua’s reply to Paul when he had prayed three times that the “messenger, Satan,” who was tormenting him, would be removed. But Yahshua’s answer to him was: “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.” This word “weakness” here is the same Greek word as that used concerning the woman’s “sickness” in being bent over for eighteen years. And quite obviously and strikingly, these two accounts are connected.
Paul prayed three times that the messenger, Satan, would be removed from him. Why did he pray three times, and with no success? Paul is the founder of Christianity, which is supposed to get three thousand years. His three times in which he requested to be delivered from the messenger, Satan, were not granted. And unless Yahweh cuts Christianity’s three thousand years short to two thousand, then Satan will continue to torment the church for the remaining one thousand years. But, in the miracle for the woman who was bent over for eighteen years, precisely when was she healed? On the sabbath! And where are we right now? On the sabbath, at the beginning of the seven-thousandth year. In order to prophesy, Yahweh had to have mercy on this woman and heal her on the sabbath. And you will notice that it was a woman and not a man. Why? Because the second 18 is in the place of the culminating Bride, the second Remnant. Today, this bride that is doubled over in weakness is desperate to be healed on the sabbath. We desperately need to hear Yahshua proclaim, “Woman, you are freed from your weakness.”
And frankly, on a personal level, and equally “caused by a spirit,” for eighteen years I have been bent over in weakness with the departure of my family during that time, and in other ways as well. And I long for the “messenger, Satan,” to not only be removed, but replaced with the much-needed Elijah, as we read: “’Behold, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple. And the messenger of the covenant, in whom you delight, behold, he is coming,’ says Yahweh of hosts” (Malachi 3:1).
The synagogue official was indignant that Yahshua healed on the sabbath, but He answered: “This woman, a daughter of Abraham as she is, whom Satan has bound for eighteen long years, should she not have been released from this bond on the Sabbath day?” And so may it be for myself and the Bride today. And so may it equally be fulfilled: “As He said this, all His opponents were being humiliated; and the entire crowd was rejoicing over all the glorious things being done by Him.” So may it be with the opponents of the Elijah and the Bride. And may Yahshua indeed perform glorious things at this time!
Another noteworthy point here is, whether it be ordained or simply coincidence, it is interesting that this year, 2018, is when we hope this is fulfilled—the 18th calendar year. We long for and hope for the fulfillment of this remarkable testimony and even parable in Luke 13. It is the church: eighteen—fig tree—eighteen, or Bride—Body of Christ—Bride. So may it be fulfilled today to the glory of Yahweh God and for our much needed deliverance from Satan!
And speaking of an affliction from Satan that is removed, in Exodus 4:6-7 we find the testimony of precisely where we are today. At the burning bush, Moses specifically asked Yahweh, “What if they will not believe me or listen to what I say? For they may say, ‘Yahweh has not appeared to you’” (Exodus 4:1). This has been the problem since 1994.
The first sign was the “rod—serpent—rod” testimony, or “Elijah—Satan—Elijah.” And the second sign was, Yahweh told Moses, “put your hand into your bosom.” He did so, “and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous like snow.” Then Yahweh said, “’Put your hand into your bosom again.’ So he put his hand into his bosom again, and when he took it out of his bosom, behold, it was restored to like his own flesh.” The first Remnant initially began without this leprosy; but Satan quickly corrupted it and thereafter the entirety of the church has become leprous, even unclean! Today we are desperate for that miracle that will return the church back to its clean state! And this is only possible with the Elijah, the latter rain, and the fulfillment of the Bride.
Yahweh must now perform the two signs that cause belief—the serpent turning back into a rod and the leprous hand being restored. If He does not, then there will be disaster! Yahweh then says, “But if they will not believe even these two signs or heed what you say, then you shall take some water from the Nile and pour it on the dry ground; and the water which you take from the Nile will become blood on the dry ground!” The first two signs were remedial, even restorative. But, the third sign will mean death for all mankind! If we do not receive the latter rain and the ground remains dry, it will mean the death of all mankind. Pray that Yahweh fulfill these first two signs, and that He has mercy on mankind.
In like manner, we are at the place of Numbers 22:28 regarding Balaam where the angel of Yahweh with his drawn sword then for the third and final time (the third part of the three-part church) “stood in a narrow place where there was no way to turn to the right hand or the left.” Likewise, we are in a very narrow place right now and no one but the talking donkey even knows about our plight. This is the same donkey that is untied so as to bring Immanuel into His rightful place in the new Jerusalem that is from above. And if Balaam’s eyes are not opened to see, it will be the same fate as the water turning to blood on the dry ground! There will be NO latter rain! It will be, “My God, my God, why have You forsaken us?” Pray for the revelation of the Elijah at this critical time, and for the latter rain!
May Yahweh be glorified forever,
The Tree Of The Knowledge Of Good And Evil
February 7th 2018 - In Ecclesiastes 1:9 we read: “That which has been is that which will be, and that which has been done is that which will be done. So there is nothing new under the sun.” Then only two chapters later in 3:15 the same truth is repeated: “That which is has been already, and that which will be has already been, for God seeks what has passed by.” And let us further recognize that the primary purpose of the Scriptures is to prophesy—either directly or in parables.
Having noted this, let me briefly share something with you regarding the bigger picture of what Yahweh set forth from the beginning in the Garden, and what it means specifically today. That which was set forth in Genesis 1-3 is an absolutely incredible and succinct living parable regarding the kingdom of heaven on earth. It is a snapshot of the entire drama of the kingdom. People naively look at the Garden as a nice little story, but rather it reveals the amazing way of Yahweh. Another way of looking at this is that those chapters are a seed testimony, planted regarding the kingdom that is to come; and we have the benefit of seeing its concluding fulfillment today! What I want to do here is address what is undoubtedly the most important element in this Garden testimony, and that is—the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.
There were two noteworthy trees of course in the Garden: the tree of life from which they could eat, and the tree of the knowledge of good and evil from which they could not eat. This is a most important distinction. In Genesis 2:16-17 we read: “From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die.” And may I say, that death was and has been inevitable!
But the serpent contradicted this command, answering Eve: “You surely will not die! For God knows that in the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” Doesn’t this sound quite religious? He keeps the theme of the will of God, and adds a goal of being like Him. Such is religion today. And next the woman, the weaker vessel, adds to the perverted theme: “When the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise, she took from its fruit and ate; and she gave also to her husband with her, and he ate” (Genesis 3:4-6). Of course this is when their eyes were indeed opened; but, in knowing that they were naked! In vain they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves loin coverings. This is the fig tree of Christianity that was cursed by Yahshua for not bringing forth fruit out of season. Click here to know more about this puzzling act. But were and have the fig leaves of Christianity been sufficient? Of course not! For two thousand years they have not been sufficient, and would be equally insufficient if given yet another thousand years. And after cursing all three of these Garden entities—the snake, the woman, and the man—Yahweh then made garments of skin for Adam and Eve and clothed them. This is what we have to have today—the garments of “skin” which He Himself makes—bodies that are born from above.
But let us now ask a most important question. What is this tree of the knowledge of good and evil that we eat from today while in the “Garden”? And as well, what is the Garden? The Garden is in fact the church, the kingdom of heaven given to man early, “before the time” (Matthew 8:29). To understand this, read “The Nazirite Vow” and you will see why Yahshua went into a garden just prior to His crucifixion, why He did not want to drink from the cup, and why after rejecting it three times, in the end cried out “I am thirsty.” He then drank from the sour wine, and gave up His spirit. This is critical for you to understand, if you want to know what the Kingdom is, what God is doing, and what He has to do right now, today.
So we ask the important question again: If we have the Garden, the kingdom of heaven, how is it that we too are eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil and thereupon dying?
To understand this and find the critical answer, we have to see things the way God sees them. And the fact is, Christians have been blind for two thousand years—the blind leading the blind. They are nothing more than a deceived Eve who “saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was desirable to make one wise.” Again, this was the tree from which they were not to eat. They could eat from every other tree, even the tree of life, but not from this one tree. And the fact is, it was as inevitable that we have eaten from this tree to this very day, as it was for Eve and Adam to have done so. “That which has been is that which will be.” So what is this tree that we today cannot eat from but do so? What is this tree that thereupon defiles us and the kingdom, taking us to death?
To understand this, let us look at the all-important feasts in the original Law. There were of course three feasts: Passover, Pentecost, and Tabernacles. Passover was the barley harvest where there could be no leaven. This feast relates to the unleavened Bride. Pentecost was in fact two loaves of leavened bread, which were to be waved before God but could not ascend to Him in a burnt offering. And of course leaven is corruption, which is why this bread could not ascend to Him. This is of course the two thousand years of Christianity. And the fact is, as Yahshua declared in His parable, if the Father does not cut their days short from three to two, they would be the three measures of meal that would all be leavened (Matthew 13:33)! So, with these two integral parts of the church set forth in these two appropriately related and even connected feasts, what and who then is the third and final feast—Tabernacles?
Very importantly, Tabernacles is unique from the first two feasts in that it is not related to a grain harvest that comes about by virtue of “death.” In other words, in the first two the seed is sown into the ground, it “dies,” and at the right time and with the application of life-giving water, it “resurrects” and brings forth fruitfulness. In contrast, Tabernacles is the grape harvest. Unlike the two grains that have to be beaten so as to remove the chaff, the grape has to be entirely crushed! Tabernacle then looks to the harvesting of the nations. Thus we find that there is the Bride barley, the Christianity wheat, and the nations grapes.
Let us now get back to our question as to what is this tree of the knowledge of good and evil that we eat from today while in the “Garden,” the church. What is the bigger picture of what God is doing in and through the church? This isn’t a children’s Sunday school class with cute little Bible stories being told.
For two thousand years the church has never understood what the kingdom truly is. And frankly, it is good that they did not know, for if they did they might have just quit. You see, Christianity has been eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil for two thousand years. They have been committing the sin of Eve for two thousand years. They have been listening to the serpent: “You surely will not die! For God knows that in the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.” But they have indeed died! So, very importantly, what is the tree of the knowledge of good and evil?
The answer is quite obvious. The tree of the knowledge of good and evil in the Garden was the grape tree, and Tabernacles is the grape harvest, that is the nations. Eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil is specifically kingdom man partaking of the nations, being of this world. Or using another allegory, it is Mystery Babylon Christianity committing harlotry with the world.
Do you see that the problem is that Yahshua came early and gave the kingdom to man when the world belonged to the nations under the headship of Satan? Yahshua did not want to drink of this cup, drink of the nations, but He had to. And the Body of Christ has been doing the same ever since. So what is the outcome? It corrupts the kingdom and results in death and the curse, just as it did when Eve and then Adam ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. Now you see why Yahshua did not want to drink from the cup. It meant not only His defilement and death, but the defilement and death of the first Remnant and the Body of Christ as well! But, He had to drink from the cup so as to restore all mankind.
Look at the church, not only today but throughout its history. What do they do? They become Mystery Babylon harlots and drink from the cup, even the golden cup she holds in her hand “full of abominations and the impurities of her sexual immorality” (Revelation 17:4). They obtain their pursued results from the world, using its schemes and enjoying its lusts. They conform to the world in appearance and in music and entertainment and in talk and in governance and more. They are NOT separate from the world! And as a result, they too are corrupted and die. And even those fleeting moments when there were the Puritans and such, neither did these last. In the next generation or two they were just as corrupt. That cup tastes too good, and made them happy and they even became drunk on it. They lived for the moment, just as they do today, and now even moreso.
Look at the way Christian women Eves dress. They too are harlots, listening to the crafty serpent and having relations with the world. It is as written in Jeremiah 4:30: “And you, O desolate one, what will you do? Although you dress in scarlet, although you decorate yourself with ornaments of gold, although you enlarge your eyes with paint, in vain you make yourself beautiful.” This is precisely what Christian women do in the natural. They enlarge their eyes with paint, cosmetics, cosmos, the world. And it is not just in the natural. Christians take the things of this world, worldliness, and in like manner enlarge their eyes with—increasing their attention upon—the pleasures and success and ways of the world. Thereupon they corrupt the kingdom. They think they can see more by applying the ways of the world, when they are just becoming harlots with it. Your eyes are not larger, Christians, you do not see more, you’re just a harlot, applying the cosmetics, the things and ways of the world.
And even those who forsake these things such as the Amish or Mennonites or the Hutterites, you’re still in the flesh and can never bring forth what we truly have to have. Frankly, the Hutterites, who hold all things in common, are as close in the natural to being the first Remnant as anyone; but even so, like the cursed fig tree they are out of season. The fact is, for two thousand years the church has failed to bring forth the much needed fruit of the kingdom, no matter how sincere and pure their efforts have been. The Pilgrims came to America to bring forth the kingdom, and in short order they too failed and were left in disappointment as those afterwards sought the world. For two thousand years there has never been a successful effort to bring forth the needed kingdom of heaven. All have gone the way of Yahshua at the hands of the Romans, the nations—to a transformation in appearance according to the ways of the world, and dying upon drinking from the cup, partaking of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil! For the last two thousand years kingdom man in the Garden has had to drink from that cup that leads to death! Do you understand? And the core problem is—we have remained in this flesh! Until we escape this cursed flesh, failure is inevitable!
So what is the solution to this ongoing failure? What is the much needed answer? It is NOT the afflicted Body of Christ work. They have had one and only one destiny, and their tombstones prove it. It has been as written in Genesis 2:17 regarding the tree of the knowledge of good and evil: “in the day that you eat from it, in dying you will die.” In so much that the Body of Christ has been put to sleep for two thousand years, Yahweh must now open their side, take out a rib, and form the Bride. That is the only solution! Once the Bride is formed in this day, Immanuel will come back to this earth but remain in the air (1 Thessalonians 4:17). From there He will call His bride up to Him, take her to heaven, transform her body (our bodies) into the heavenly, and bring her back with Him to this earth to rule and reign for a thousand years. Only then can the tree of life be made available to man. Only then can death be defeated. Only then can the words of Yahshua be fulfilled: “I will not drink of the fruit of this vine from now on until that day when I drink it new with you in My Father’s kingdom" (Matthew 26:29). In every regard, that time appears to be drawing nigh.
There are two groups of 144,000 in the book of Revelation. The first is in chapter 7, and the second in chapter 14. The first group is prophetic of the first Remnant, and the second is prophetic of the second Remnant. And there is a notation regarding the second Remnant that is most relevant to what we have noted thus far. Verse 4 tells us, “These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they are virgins.” Let me assure you, these are no more literal virgins than either of these groups are literally 144,000. So what is the identity here? Go back to the Garden and what do we have there? The first words from Yahweh to Adam when he sinned was, “Because you have listened to the voice of your woman” (Genesis 3:17). And in 1 Timothy 2:14, it explicitly states that “it was not Adam who was deceived, but the woman being thoroughly deceived, fell into transgression.” So when it says they have not been defiled by women, it is not sexual; but rather, it is not being deceived by the weaker feminine nature. And part of that recognition is that the woman is not to lead or teach, but to remain silent in the church. And, we are not to be weak in feminine nature and drink from the intoxicating cup of the world.
But look at the churches today and tell me what is the testimony that they present? The churches are not virgins but are defiled by women in the way they immodestly and sensually dress, in their makeup (in other words a lie) they wear, by taking the place of the man in the church, by abandoning their role and place as a mother and wife, and more. (And let us not forget the church’s worldly beat-driven music. Oh, where does this list of corruption stop?) And I will warn you, ladies, Jezebel likewise painted her eyes just before she was pushed out her window and Jehu’s chariot ran over her and the dogs ate all but her skull, feet, and the palms of her hands (2 Kings 9:30-35). There is nothing good about a woman painting her eyes or putting on makeup! She attests to being a harlot! And the celibate Catholic priests are a miserable and shameful example as they obviously seek to be identified with the 144,000 who were not defiled by women. In fact, every effort of man to bring forth the pure kingdom, the Garden, has utterly failed by either actions or teachings or even finally in death! And people need to recognize this and abandon Christianity and seek to be the fulfilling Bride. For two thousand years Christianity has failed to bring forth the pure Garden; and they would continue to fail if they were given yet another thousand years. It would then be “My God, my God, why have You forsaken us?” The only hope today is the Bride that comes out of the sleeping Body of Christ.
Yahshua declared to His disciples: "But I say to you, I will not drink of this fruit of the vine from now on until that day when I drink it new with you in My Father's kingdom" (Matthew 26:29). He has not drunk from the nations for two thousand years. That cup has belonged to Satan. But when He returns, Satan will be bound and Yahshua will be king and make the nations new. The cup that meant His death, and thereby the death of the Body of Christ, will finally become life, even life ever after!
Do you now see the bigger picture of this matter of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil in regard to the nations? Do you see how under Satan the nations have corrupted the kingdom? And do you now see that when Immanuel returns, Satan will be bound and that cup will be made new? It is really quite simple. The tree of the knowledge of good and evil has meant death for kingdom man for two thousand years; but when we enter into born-from-above bodies and return with Immanuel to rule and reign with Him, that tree will be made new. And most importantly, the Garden will be fully restored, and thereupon the tree of life that has been unavailable for six thousand years, including the two thousand years of the kingdom, will now be available and can be eaten from. The angel with the flaming sword (Genesis 3:24) will lay it down and the tree of life, the Bride, will finally be available!
Thus, the Garden will now be complete in the Millennial Reign. That which has been in the original Garden, is that which will be fulfilled in the Millennial Reign. The Garden will be restored and fulfilled. There was the first Adam, and the fulfilling last Adam. Likewise, there was the first Garden, and now there will be the fulfilling last Garden. And Yahweh will be all in all on His Sabbath day, bringing His much needed rest to mankind!
Amen and amen forever! All glory be to His wonderful name! And all glory be to His wonderful name for opening our eyes to see these vital and marvelous truths! Amen and amen!
January 21st 2018 - Since as early as the 1970s or ‘80s, from time to time I have concluded that God needs to perform some negative miracles as He has in the past. What is a negative miracle? Let’s start with the coming of Yahshua and the beginning of the church to see what I mean.
Yahshua’s death was “negative” in the sense of harm, but not a negative miracle. It was also by the hands of man. Likewise, next Judas hung himself and that was negative, but it too was not a miracle but by his own hands. So, what event came next that was negative? In Acts 5 we read about Ananias and Sapphira, who lied to the apostles regarding the sale of their land and both of them separately fell over dead. That act at the very beginning of the church, and within the first Remnant, was indeed the first negative miracle to occur. And what was the outcome? Verse 11 tells us: “And great fear came over the whole church, and over all who heard of these things.”
The next negative miracle is in Acts 9 where on the road to Damascus, Saul/Paul was struck blind for three days, whereupon Ananias came to him and he regained his sight. This was obviously a most profound experience for Paul, which of course was for good and changed his life forever!
There is another event that took place which is not a miracle per se, but certainly a direct consequence. In Acts 12 Herod Agrippa was immediately struck by an angel and was eaten by worms and died for not giving the glory to God when the people cried, “The voice of a god and not of a man!”
The final negative miracle is found in Acts 13 and was performed at the words of none other than the man who himself had experienced this very miracle—Paul. There was a man named Bar-Jesus. His name of course would mean “Son of Jesus/Joshua/Yahshua.” He was a Jewish false prophet and was opposing Paul and sought to turn others from the faith. Paul addressed his error and said to him: “Now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon you, and you will be blind and not see the sun for a time.” Immediately, the man could not see, as darkness came upon him. Thereupon they believed.
These are each examples of negative miracles that led to corrective and thereupon even positive effects. Of course you see these throughout the Old Testament where God worked in the hearts of men a reverence and awe and even fear of Him—each of these being ultimately for the good.
Why do I bring this up? Again, early in my walk and from time to time since then, I have felt that today God needs to work negative miracles in people’s lives so as to confirm that He is at work, and to put the fear of God in the hearts and minds of the people. Certainly, what happened in these cases all the more needs to take place today. There are twenty-five to thirty-five thousand denominations and sects in the world which all say they have the truth, and they cannot all be right, and are in fact all wrong. Who among them understands what the church truly is: Bride—Body of Christ—Bride? None of them! And that is only the beginning. What Yahweh needs to do today is confirm His work, establish and anoint His Elijah, and bring repentance and the fear of God to all mankind. He is the only One who can do this, and we look wholly to Him.
In this regard, I want to tell you a story. I share this because I hope it is a type of what the Father is about to perform in the world, and this account has to do with the Bride work in Africa. There is a lot to share here, and I will try to be brief with the various accounts.
When I was in Africa, a Bride brother in the US wanted to buy us a car so that we could travel about as I taught. I had to place it in the name of someone there, and there was a pastor named Calvins who I was considering and was a driver for someone. He told me that he did not have a car, but I soon found out that he did indeed have one, so I placed the car in Caleb’s name. Calvins lied to me.
After that I never saw Calvins again. But within the last few months, and particularly most recently, he became a most troubling person to Caleb, his family, and to anyone associated with the Bride. In fact, he was telling others that Caleb was of the devil and was practicing Voodoo. One person affected by this was a bishop south of Rongo who contacted me by email and accepted this false accusation as well—Bishop Lawrance. But upon traveling to Rongo and visiting with Caleb in his home and seeing the way he lived, he repented of these false accusations. But Calvins continued to cause trouble.
A couple of months ago I told Caleb that he needed to either sell the car and use the funds to live on, or put it to work as a taxi. By the grace of God, a man who had attended a Bride teaching extended to Caleb a coveted contract with a hospital in Bungoma. This is just northeast of Busia where we had experienced like opposition to Bride teachings, which resulted in the murder of a Bride brother there. The driver was to be a man named Steve, whom I met while in Africa. But here is where everything started to turn bad. Steve ate some food there that gave him food poisoning and he died! And here is where the old rumors from the past began to fly! Caleb was now accused of poisoning Steve, which was ludicrous, and was thrown into jail. And there jail is a concrete cell with iron bars and no blanket and one meal a day!
When this happened, Calvins sent me emails reaffirming his disdain for me and Caleb and the Bride, and rejoiced that Caleb “will rot there” in jail. And frankly, with all the negative influences, the authorities there were making this quite difficult! But, the Father was about to work some negative miracles Himself to humble Calvins, and to intervene on Caleb’s behalf. The fact is, you reap what you sow.
Caleb was thrown into jail with the false accusation that he killed someone. So what happened next to Calvins? He was driving his car and hit a young boy and instantly killed him! Calvins rejoiced that Caleb was put in jail for killing a man, and now he was locked up in jail for killing someone. But that was not all that would come to pass. Next, a storm came to Rongo and a bolt of lightening killed Calvins’s two cows and two goats, and a strong wind ripped the roof off of his house. And while situations with regard to Caleb improved greatly, which I will share, this was not to be the case for Calvins. Next, while he continued to be in jail, his youngest child died and his wife left him. Calvins sowed calamity and direct harm to Caleb, and he reaped the same tenfold!
But what happened to Caleb? First, the bishop who had turned against Caleb on the false accusations of Calvins, traveled to Bungoma to help Caleb get out of jail. Caleb’s phone had been taken away from him and Bishop Lawrance kept me informed of what was going on. But also, there was a Constable there by the name of Rubben, who had attended the Bride teaching I did in Busia, as well as the teaching I did in Rongo, and he was most willing to help Caleb. In fact, he said I had provided funds for him and others to get back home from that meeting. Now I was reaping what I had sowed, for good! Furthermore, he emailed me:
I was a pastor but I left the pastoral work because I learned truth from you about Bride. I learned from you about the failures of Christianity for the last 2,000 years; and even if more time was added it would be “My Father, My Father, why have You forsaken Me!” Gary, arresting Caleb was a well-coordinated work by powerful bishops who are grieved that their churches have lost members because of the Bride work. I am telling you that I am suspended from my work because I made arrangements for Caleb to be out on bond. I was given two days to vacate the house we stay in and I must go back to my home.”
By God’s provision I was able to get Rubben’s five children back home. But, he did not leave Caleb, and stayed to do all he could to get him out of that jail.
The authorities finally established a bond amount that kept escalating and escalating every time I provided the requested funds. Finally at about $600 Caleb was released. But, his enemies were not finished. Rubben told me that the pastors were trying to put Caleb away forever. And at this point, the Father provided yet another gift—a lawyer by the name of Timothy. He called me and said he did not want to receive payment, but that he needed to file a permanent order, an injunction, in the appeals court to insure that nothing could happen to Caleb at the hands of these biased authorities. Gratefully, funds were once again made available to Bride for the expenses of processing and filing these papers, as well as for Timothy’s travels to the capital, Nairobi, to complete this.
At this time, all of this has been done, and we are MOST grateful for these three men whom the Father provided to overcome the destructive plans of those who are jealous of the outcome of Bride truth, and oppose it because it has decreased their finances, as well as those who follow them. Also, Timothy is seeking to get Rubben back in his post as Constable. Thus, by the efforts of Calvins and others, these enemies of truth chose to use evil and perform the works of Satan. But thus far we have seen the victory!
You might ask: What happened to Calvins? Gratefully he repented. Here is an email that he just sent me:
With an honest and deep heart brother, I am sorry. I have wronged you many times, and feel that you have forgiven me too many times. You are like my father and you are my spiritual mentor. I have stood in the way of Bride truth teachings, and have tried to block the Bride growth in Africa; but now it's nighttime I am asking for forgiveness. I have contributed much to the downfall of Caleb, and have tried hard to stop the relationship between you and him. Forgive me. I am confessing that I will stand to defend the Bride truth teachings from today till death. My animals were killed by the thunderstorm, my car is damaged from the accident [which he lied about not having], my son died yesterday, and my wife separated from me. I will make sure that I stand with the Bride truth teachings. I am sorry brother. I will stand with Steve's wife in helping her get food once I get out of this cell.
Of course Steve is the man whom he accused Caleb of poisoning. I am glad Calvins added this act of repentance in helping Steve’s widow. He needed an additional $110 and then another $160 to get out of jail, which I was able to provide. When someone repents, like the prodigal son you receive them with gratitude and hope—and I do hope the best now for Calvins. He has paid a great price for his error, and I hope he becomes a positive help to others. I also hope he dies to himself and prefers others as more important that himself—something he had fallen far short of.
Now turning back to our subject—negative miracles. In a most dramatic and ongoing manner, this is precisely what Calvins experienced, and it thus far evidences a dramatic change in him. And frankly, this needs to occur elsewhere today. In the first Remnant, Ananias and Sapphira fell over dead and “great fear came over the whole church, and over all who heard of these things.” For the same reason I pray this is repeated again. There needs to be the fear of God, as written in Romans 11:22: “Behold then the kindness and severity of God; to those who fell, severity, but to you, God's kindness, if you continue in His kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.” There needs to be a time of repentance before the coming of Immanuel, who will rule with a rod of iron. If you do what is right, there is no fear. But as recently evidenced by Calvins, if you resist Yahweh and act out of selfish gain and pride, you had better fear Him. Too many people, including Christians, wink at sin. But those times will cease with the coming of Immanuel. Today is not a time to play games with others or with yourself, of which Calvins is a living demonstration.
Hebrews 10:30-31 warns us: “For we know Him who said, ’Vengeance is Mine, I will repay.’ And again, ‘The Lord will judge His people.’ It is a terrifying thing to fall into the hands of the living God!” And in Galatians 6:7-8 we are likewise warned: “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.” It is good to have a healthy fear of the living God. Otherwise we play games and live for ourselves as Calvins did. This is a serious time, folks! There can be no excuses. And one will be wise to judge oneself now, so that you will not be judged as was Ananias and Sapphira, or even more recently as was Calvins.
The cause and outcome we need today for both believer and nonbeliever alike is exactly that experienced with the first Remnant: “And great fear came over the whole church, and over all who heard of these things.” So may it be: “That which has been is that which will be.” I hope that what just took place in Africa is just the beginning of what takes place among mankind. They need to know the kindness and severity of God. People need to wholesale wake up and repent! May Yahweh give us His Spirit.
Esther And The Latter Rain, pt. 3 of 3
January 15th 2018 - More light is being shined on Bride truth right now than at any time in its twenty-three-year history. This light is affording us to see not only what will not work, but hopefully to now see the one thing that will work towards the quest of the latter rain and the return of Immanuel. You will understand this as you read here.
Just as the last “Gary Report” was being prepared for posting, I was sitting in the office of a man and we were discussing the feasts and the Law. I mentioned the first two feasts of Passover and Pentecost, and that they were relevant to the unleavened Passover barley Remnant, and the leavened two thousand years of the Pentecost Body of Christ, or Christianity. The latter are the two loaves of leavened wheat bread that were waved before God but could not ascend to Him as a burnt offering. Thus they all died! Then when I mentioned the third and final feast of Tabernacles, the gentleman added that this was relevant to the nations. And to this I most certainly agreed. This latter feast is the grape harvest, where the grapes are treaded out.
I then noted to him that since these three feasts are highly prophetic of works that were to be fulfilled, then the feast that was added later, Purim, must therefore be prophetic of a specific work as well that will likewise be fulfilled. He found this quite interesting and admitted that he had never thought about it before. And the fact is, until of late I too had not seen the huge relevance of this. And Purim, along with its fulfillment, are what we will be examining in this report—a matter which is MOST important and timely! I do believe and hope that in the twenty-three years of knowing Bride, the Father has kept this truth regarding Purim hidden until now when it is hopefully about to be fulfilled.
But before I address this, we need to examine the history of my search for the latter rain, going back to June of 1994. On June 11 and 18 and thereafter, Yahweh began to sovereignly teach me regarding the Bride. I knew that the first Remnant received the former rain on the day of Pentecost; and I knew as well that we HAD TO have the latter rain today so as to establish the concluding and fulfilling second Remnant. My assumption at that time was that if the former rain came on Pentecost, then Pentecost would bring the latter rain as well. But I was wrong. In 2003 we even held all things in common from Passover to Pentecost in hopes that this would bring us the needed results; but that too did not give us what we need. The problem with Pentecost is that it testifies of the 2,000 years of the leavened church by virtue of the two loaves of leavened bread. So that would never work, and I began looking elsewhere.
In another possibility, I knew that as Peter declared in Acts 11:15, the Holy Spirit fell upon the Gentiles gathered in Cornelius’s house “just as He did upon us [them] at the beginning.” And, this event that could well have been prophetic of the latter rain was not date specific, other than what could be seen in the meaning of the name “Cornelius.” It means “trumpet.” Trumpets is the first day of the month in which Tabernacles takes place. So, one wonders if the latter rain could be tied to Tabernacles.
With this and other matters in mind, in 2005 I began to see the likelihood that a Pentecost needed to be added to Tabernacles. Passover/Pentecost is a 1—7—1 pattern, or the day of Passover, followed by the seven days of Unleavened Bread, and forty-nine days later is Pentecost. But Tabernacles is a mere 7—1 pattern, or seven days of Tabernacles, followed by the great eighth day. You can read here if you want to know more about this, but there was evidence that a Pentecost had to be added to Tabernacles, or now a 7—1—1. So in December, 2005, we held the first ever Tabernacles Pentecost. Obviously we did not get the much-needed results. Then in 2015 in the writing Tabernacles Pentecost Revisited, in reexamining this I saw the necessity to move the Pentecost to before Tabernacles so that it was an equal 1—7—1 pattern. But, that pattern and hope still did not produce the essential latter rain. And the other thing I did not factor in was that Tabernacles belongs to the nations, and thus excludes either the Bride or the Body. And Trumpets would have to be associated with Tabernacles, as well as Cornelius, the nations.
So, was I to quit? We know what the former rain was. And we know there MUST be a latter rain as well. The former rain came on a feast day, and one must conclude that the latter rain will come on a feast as well. But, how and when? This question is something I have been searching for an answer to for twenty-three years! We have to have the latter rain! Without it there is no second Remnant, and Messiah will not be birthed back to this earth! Thereupon, there will be no preceding demonstration of power that shakes the world and the church! In fact, there will be no second olive tree (Zechariah 4), no second son of fresh oil, if that oil never comes! The latter rain of the Spirit is ENTIRELY essential! It is so essential that by the grace of Yahweh God I have never given up on obtaining it.
Some could say I have failed. But no, I am gaining understanding regarding the kingdom, and discovering what will and will not work. And also, I show my/our GREAT need for the fulfillment of this kingdom work. And the fact is, it’s not over until it’s over. Back in the early 1980s the Holy Spirit gave me Rees Howells as my example in the flesh, and there is something he said and lived that applies here. On several like occasions he said it looked as though he had failed in not obtaining what he had hoped for. But, he did not count these as failures but as steppingstones to his ultimate success and fulfillment. Amen to this essential truth and practice!
Today, after twenty-three years of waiting and pursuing and, yes, even finding out what will not work, it may well be that the Father has saved the revelation of the true fulfillment for last. In fact, Yahshua said Himself that “the one who endures to the end, he will be saved.” I can in fact say that He has saved something for me to see that I have never before even considered. And hopefully He has saved it for this time, and is revealing it only now because it is about to be fulfilled! So if it’s not Pentecost that we need, and it’s not associated with Tabernacles, then what is left? The obscure feast of Purim! The added feast. And you will now see some truly amazing and hopeful testimonies regarding it!
In the last report we saw some amazing things regarding the book of Esther. There are clear and outstanding types there. We see Esther, the Bride, who replaces Vashti Satan who would not come when called. And we see Satan testified in Haman, who seeks to kill Yahweh’s people. Another critical part in this is Mordecai, the Elijah, who councils Esther the Bride so as to save the people of God from Satan Haman. Mordecai is also lifted up in a belated honor that Satan Haman thought was to be for him—being placed upon the King’s horse and a robe the King had worn placed upon him and led through the streets by Haman Satan who heralded, “Thus it shall be done to the man whom the king desires to honor.” Of course with this, it meant Satan Haman’s certain demise.
Prior to all of this, the Esther Bride had gone before the king and upon touching the head of his scepter obtained her request for a wine banquet with him and Satan Haman. But there was not just one banquet, but two—attesting to the first Remnant Bride and the second Remnant Bride. And Satan Haman was no more revealed at the first wine banquet than Satan was revealed at the time of the first Remnant. As in the entirety of the book of Esther, this was a living prophecy, even an outstandingly revealing living parable. Then at the second-Remnant wine banquet, Satan Haman was revealed and was hung on a fifty cubits gallows that he had built for the death of the Mordecai Elijah. This is in fact the gallows whereupon Judas was hung! Satan was early with his Haman judgment, even as Yahshua’s first coming was early. But with Judas having paid the price as the first bird of Leviticus 14, the fulfilling Mordecai will live and in fact take Satan’s place. And the ring that was upon his hand will now be placed upon the hand of the second bird Elijah that ascends alive, and the house which Satan has occupied will be given to the Elijah as well! Satan will reap what he sowed. Upon a gallows he judged the man Judas to death, and he will now reap the same for himself. His time will and has come to a self-perpetuated and in every regard justified end!
Let us look at this further. It is most, most interesting that a Passover Pentecost cannot afford what we need. In fact, it testified to two thousand years of corrupt leavened Christianity. But even so, it is upon a fifty-cubits gallows—Pentecost—that Satan is killed. How can this be? Well, we already see that Judas, who occupied the office of the Elijah as the twelfth apostle, was in fact killed by Satan by a gallows of hanging himself. Hereupon he paid the price of being the first bird so that the second bird, the Elijah, does not have to die. The reality is that what Satan did then insured his failure later. And it is most interesting that immediately before Pentecost, the apostles falsely cast lots for a replacement for the Elijah. Do you know what “Purim” means? It means “lots.” When the apostles cast lots for a replacement for Judas, it has meant the death of kingdom man ever since! And this is what Purim is all about—stopping the consequence of Haman casting lots. In Esther 9:24 we read: “For Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, the adversary of all the Jews, had schemed against the Jews to destroy them and had cast Pur, that is the lot, to disturb them and destroy them.” That lot meant the destruction of the Jews on the thirteenth day of the twelfth month of Adar. And with the apostles casting lots, there has been the same consequence ever since, starting with Stephen—death to kingdom man! So who and what will stop this slaughter?
The answer to this is the revelation of the Haman and what his plan and work has been. He took Judas to his gallows, and now he must come to his own “death,” to his own end, on his own gallows! Of course this comes not at the first wine banquet, which came 2,000 years ago. They knew nothing at all of what would be revealed today. Nothing! Only now can this truth be revealed and Satan and his work exposed. There was in fact a breach of 2,000 years between Esther’s two wine banquets. At the first one Satan Haman was not revealed. And furthermore, Satan received the right to take the 2,000 swine to the sea of death—the 2,000 years of the church, the breach. And only now can he be revealed and go to his own gallows. His time is up!
Let us now add some additional essential and revealing information. In the book of Esther, we see that the thirteenth day of Adar was to mean the annihilation of the Jews. But via the second wine banquet and the revelation of Haman Satan, the king made another decree that the Jews could defend themselves against their enemies. Thus on that otherwise fateful day they thoroughly routed their enemies. But, there was a unique and noteworthy addition. Esther requested that the king extend the cleansing in specifically the city of Susa for one more day, and this the king did. We will not go into the details of this, but what was supposed to be a one-day decree, was extended to a two-day decree in Susa. And as a result, the people in the rural areas who defeated their enemies on the thirteenth, celebrated Purim on the fourteenth; and the people in Susa who defeated their enemies on the thirteenth and the fourteenth (a double portion), celebrated Purim on the fifteenth (Esther 9). This is why Purim is a two-day fourteenth and fifteenth feast. So most importantly there were two separate results—a single portion and a double portion.
First, why were there two separate groups of people? For the same reason there were two wine banquets, two outpourings of the Spirit. Here again we find the two Remnants—one at the beginning and one at the end. The first gets a single portion, and the latter gets a double portion. And it is the latter work that fully secures killing the ten sons of Haman and all the other enemies. And we find this like single-portion/double-portion testimony in other related examples. Elijah received a portion of the Spirit, and the continuing Elisha received a double portion. The same, of course, was true with Job. After his own breach, in the end he too was blessed with a double portion of the former (Job 42:10).
And let us not forget the three times a king sent a captain of fifty with his fifty to get none other than Elijah (2 Kings 1). The first two groups were consumed by fire; and it was not until the third fifty that Elijah came down off of the mountain. Here again we find the testimony of Pentecost fifties, and the desired fulfillment is in the third. If one lays out the first Remnant, then the Body of Christ, and finally the second Remnant, do the first two works get the Elijah? Not at all. Here again, the Elijah will not come down until the latter fulfilling Pentecost, now associated with and fulfilled in Haman’s fifty-cubits gallows. Satan must come to an end, and Elijah take his place!
Let us now come to a more definite conclusion regarding this most revealing, and might we add most timely, testimony. Again, only now after twenty-three years of searching to understand how to receive the latter rain, is this amazing and hope-filled truth being revealed. Purim evidences to be the feast that should afford to us the latter rain in some measure or in some way. The specifics of this I do not yet know. And most interesting and noteworthy, the Hebrew calendar has this year’s Purim on February 28 and March 1. But the New Millennial Calendar dates coincide with the feast days of the 14th and 15th on March 14 and 15.
I am most grateful that of late Yahweh revealed that the donkey which has to be untied so as to bear Immanuel for His triumphal return is in fact the Elijah. See “Untying Elijah,” parts 1, 2, and 3 in the October, 2017, “Gary Reports.” Now we are seeing even more at this critical point. We can only hope that this is in fact the time for the latter rain. We will watch and wait and listen and see.
PS: You will want to read this again to more fully understand it.
PPS: Just when I thought I was finished, Yahweh showed me more—a second witness to what we are seeing in Esther. When the sons of Israel came out of Egypt, they went to Mount Sinai, wandered about in the wilderness, and after forty years came up to the Jordan River and entered into the Promised Land. It is most relevant that they left Egypt at Passover, and entered into the Promised Land at Passover. Let me get straight to the point. The latter was a repeat of the former. In fact, Deuteronomy 6:23 tells us: “He brought us out from there to bring us in.” They failed throughout the wilderness, and it was as though He was saying, “We’re going to start over.” This being the case, what now do we see being prophesied? Let me ask you: What in history did Passover look to? Where was it fulfilled? Of course it was fulfilled with Yahshua’s crucifixion. So, let’s go forward from there and what do we find? Remember, that which has been is that which will be, and I will have to get right to the point.
First, the immediate product of Yahshua’s crucifixion at Passover was the female Bride first Remnant. And likewise, the city of Jericho, which they took at the outset, testifies to that first Remnant. Jericho is called “the city of palm trees” (Deuteronomy 34:3), which looks specifically to the Bride. Tamar (Genesis 38) was clearly a Bride testimony, and her name means “palm tree.” Also, there was the Bride testimony of Deborah, who specifically sat under a palm tree when making her judgments (Judges 4:5). Both of these women attest to the Bride. And in Jericho itself we find the confirming testimony of the Bride in yet another woman—the harlot who hid the two Hebrew spies and tied a cord of scarlet thread in the window which delivered them alive. This is the like scarlet thread that was tied around the hand of “first-born” Zerah. And this is the scarlet thread that was dipped in the blood of the first bird that was slain so that the second bird could ascend alive (Leviticus 14). Of course Jericho—as well as Zerah, and even the first Remnant that was dispersed—had to be torn down.
The next town they attacked was Ai. But, when they tried to take it they were sorely defeated. Why? Getting right to the point, a man named Achan had taken some of the spoils from first-Remnant Jericho which were under the ban—belonging to Yahweh (Joshua 6:17)! As the first Remnant, they belonged to God. So how did they find out who it was? Here once again we find a first-Remnant testimony—they too cast lots (Joshua 7:14)!
In this account thus far, we find all the elements of the first Remnant at the beginning of the church upon the fulfillment of Passover. There is the testimony of the Jericho first Remnant, but then the immediate failure and the cause thereof revealed by the casting of lots—which of course occurred as well at the beginning of the church once Yahshua departed from them. But who is this Achan who caused trouble to the Israelites? One evidence is the meaning of his name. It means “troubler,” or possibly even “serpent” (Jones Dictionary). In Isaiah 27:1 we read: “In that day Yahweh will punish Leviathan the fleeing serpent, with His fierce and great and mighty sword, even Leviathan the twisted serpent; and He will kill the dragon who lives in the sea.”
Furthermore, Achan was in fact in the lineage of Zerah, who was born of Tamar. Zerah was Achan’s great grandfather. We already know that “Zerah” means “light.” But 2 Corinthians 11:14 warns us: “Satan disguises himself as an angel of light.” And we also find that “Lucifer” means “light-bearer (Strong’s). And in Ezekiel 28:7 and 17 we see that he once possessed the splendor, brightness, or light of God—and was thereupon corrupted by reason of it. (Listen to the podcast, “The Father’s Unfaithful Wife.”) Satan was once the light-bearer; but he fell, and that true and fulfilling light must now go to another—the Elijah. This Achan was indeed Satan. And just as Satan Haman cast lots to destroy the Jews, so the apostles must have listened to Satan to cast lots for a replacement for Judas when Satan was in fact the replacement. And, as the casting of lots was turned to mean Haman’s destruction, so Satan will be destroyed and in the end be cast into the lake of fire (Revelation 20:10).
From Zerah there must be a lineage that leads to the Elijah light; but, this had to include the breach of Satan. This is true with Perez, the breach, as well. It was from him that the lineage of Yahshua came. But, was there not also a breach there as well? Indeed. Yahshua died, went back to heaven, and then came the breach of Christianity, the Body of Christ. What now follows? Of course nothing less than Christ Himself as King of kings and Lord of lords!
In Joshua 7:24-26 we read that Achan and his family and his livestock and all he had was taken out to the valley of Achor, and there they stoned them, and burned them and all they had—a lake of fire. And most significantly and most welcomed, this destruction of Achan broke the curse that had come upon the sons of Israel, and thereupon gave them victory over Ai. This is what we have to have today. Achan Satan has to be judged so that we can now have victory! And ALL of this comes through the lineage of Judah. Oh the marvelous wonder of what the Father has performed! It is indeed the knowledge of good and Evil.
Achor is most significant in this testimony. As with “Achan,” “Achor” likewise means “to stir up or cause trouble, troubler.” Such is indeed Satan; for two thousand years he has been the troubler of the church. And of course he has caused the corruption of the church, beginning with the casting of lots for the replacement of Judas, which was himself! But now his time period has come to an end! And what will this mean for the church? In Hosea 2:15, specifically regarding Yahshua’s bride, Yahweh declares:
“Then I will give her her vineyards from there, and the valley of Achor as a door of hope. And she will sing there as in the days of her youth, as in the day when she came up from the land of Egypt.”
The Valley of Achor where Satan is judged and even burned after being revealed by the casting of lots, will be turned into the door of hope. This fulfillment is specifically for today! Also, this verse has long been a scripture of delight for me, that Yahweh would turn the valley of Achor into a door of hope. By the judgment of Satan, we today will know and experience Yahweh in an entirely new way. Also, even as the casting of lots by Haman which was intended for evil was turned to good, so the casting of lots by the disciples that was wrong will now be turned to good—Satan Achan Haman is now exposed and the office of the twelfth apostle that went from Judas to Satan will now go to the Elijah. This is the victory we see regarding Achor, affording us victory that had before been defeat—Ai.
As noted in Abarim Publications, “The name Ai comes from the verb עוה ('awa), meaning to bend or twist to a point of destruction.” And of course Achan himself means twisted as well. Is it not obvious we are talking here about the twisted serpent, Satan? And as we read in Joshua 8, the Israelites utterly destroyed all the inhabitants of Ai, and then burned it and “made it a heap forever.” Finally, they “hanged the king of Ai on a tree until evening; and at sunset Joshua gave command and they took his body down from the tree and threw it at the entrance of the city gate, and raised over it a great heap of stones that stands to this day.” How is that for totally eliminating Satan and his works? In toto! Other than a brief release following the Millennial Reign, he is finished! And good riddance!
In the next verse in Hosea 2 we read:
“’It will come about in that day,’ declares Yahweh, ‘that you will call Me, “My husband,” and will no longer call Me, “My master [Baali].”’”
Yahweh establishes the Bride!
In this account regarding Achan we find yet another clear and affirming testimony of what the Father has done, and what He is about to do—completing the work He began two thousand years ago. He is causing the valley of Achor to become a door of hope. This is the door spoken of as well in Revelation 3:8 regarding the second Remnant Philadelphia church: “Behold, I have put before you an open door which no one can shut.” We take hope in all that He is revealing to us at this time—that we would not be ignorant and walk in darkness, as has been the case for two thousand years.
In Deuteronomy 19:15 we read: “on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.” Clearly, we see two witnesses in this report as to what the Father is doing, and we take hope in Him at this critical and even world-changing time in regard to the kingdom of God. These two witnesses are the book of Esther where Haman Satan is destroyed, and now the witness of the Israelites entering into the Promised Land and the same Achan Satan is destroyed, as well as Ai. Blessed be Yahweh for opening our eyes to see these wonderful truths at this critical time.
In Job 33:14 thru 18 we read the prophetic words of Elihu, the Elijah, and they too relate directly to us at this time:
“Indeed God speaks once, or twice, yet no one notices it. In a dream, a vision of the night, when sound sleep falls on men, while they slumber in their beds, then He opens the ears of men, and seals their instruction, that He may turn man aside from his conduct, and keep man from pride; He keeps back his soul from the pit, and his life from passing over into Sheol.”
Sheol is death, and this passage not only speaks directly to us today, but is most likely being fulfilled right now. Likewise here, God has spoken to us “once” from the book of Esther, and now He speaks “twice” from the like message regarding entering into the Promised Land and the hope at Achor. We will now watch and wait and see what the Father will perform in this critical time for mankind. May He be praised! And may we now receive our much-needed victory at “Ai,” and from thenceforth.
Amen and amen!
Wonderful Hope In The Book Of Esther!, pt. 2 of 3
January 6th 2018 - First, in response to the last “Gary Report,” a Bride brother in Australia, Rian, made the following insightful observations that are most worthy for you to read. I trust you will appreciate them as much as I did. It is wonderful truth.
I like your introduction: "...the female, the woman, is a highly impacting part of the kingdom of God—in its destruction, as well as in its restoration and fulfillment,” and further on "...the natural woman effects destruction, particularly so today, while the spiritual fulfillment effects life ever after." That is such a hopeful statement as it really enlightens the fact how the fulfillment of the restoration of mankind will be made possible. It's like the missing link (or rather hidden mystery) of Romans 5:19: "For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous." Of course this scripture refers to the 1st Adam and 2nd Adam, so obviously one cannot ignore then the 1st Eve and a 2nd Eve. It really brings a balance to the completeness of the restoration process that WILL take place. The fulfillment of Christ as the 2nd Adam already took place as indicated by Romans 5:18: "Therefore as by the offence of one judgment came upon all men to condemnation; even so by the righteousness of one the free gift came upon all men unto justification of life." Then it just seems obvious that there is to be a fulfillment of the opposite type of Eve being deceived by the serpent. It's very encouraging that the Bride will not be deceived by Satan, which will result in the opportunity of the Bride passing on truth to the Body of Christ, Christianity. And this will result in it's restoration, which is what will most likely take place in the Millennial Reign—as the Serpent will be bound and not be in the kingdom like he was in the Garden, so that the Body of Christ can receive the truth (from the Tree of Life) unto restoration. Would this be in essence what you wrote here as well? "But, lest no man be saved (Matthew 24:22), the kingdom must be cut short from three thousand to two thousand years, and thereupon Yahshua come early and establish now a redeeming female work that affords mankind the true and fulfilling and everlasting pure kingdom."
And he also added:
Another thing that stood out to me was this bit from Esther, chapter 1, that you quoted from: "If it pleases the king, let a royal edict be issued by him and let it be written in the laws of Persia and Media so that it cannot be repealed, that Vashti may no longer come into the presence of King Ahasuerus, and let the king give her royal position to another who is more worthy than she."
What stood out to me was that it was written in the Laws of the Persians and Medes that Vashti may no longer come into the presence of the king. That seems very closely linked to the account of the Medes invading Babylon and beheading Belshazzar/Satan, which then seems similar to the law of the Medes that would remove Vashti/Satan from his/her position of being in the presence of the king. I find it very interesting that both of these accounts involve the Medes.
I wanted to share these with you, and they speak for themselves. Now let me add something that is timely, and you will want to read this very carefully. There is a lot here! In the last report I spoke of the events surrounding Esther, and related them to the displacement of Satan. Of course what we are seeing is the Esther Bride replacing Haman Satan. But what I want you to see is the marvel and hopeful relationship of all of this per the time we are in right now. Let me explain.
In the Law we find three feasts that the Israelites were to carry out: Passover, Pentecost, and then later in the year, Tabernacles. And the reality is—Passover has been fulfilled with Yahshua’s crucifixion; and shortly thereafter Pentecost was fulfilled with the outpouring of the Spirit, the former rain; and Tabernacles is the last of the three feasts and has not yet been fulfilled. But most interestingly, there was another feast added later. This would be Purim. And the question begs to be answered: Why did Yahweh add yet another feast? And we also need to ask: Why was this feast added when the Sons of Israel were in captivity in Persia?
First, let us address this as noted by Rian. The Medes here have the specific identity of being the first Remnant. Click here for more on this. What we find in this highly revealing and prophetic pattern is: Darius the Mede (who conquered Babylon and killed Satan Belshazzar), followed by Cyrus, and concluded with Darius the Persian. Thus we see that the first Remnant is identified with the Medes, Christianity is identified with Cyrus, and the second Remnant is identified with the Persians. According to Daniel 9:1, Ahasuerus is the father of Darius the Mede. Thus we see a testimony of the first Remnant, and of course the second Remnant is to follow later. The reality is, like the first bird killed in the cleansing of the leper, allowing the second bird to ascend alive (Leviticus 14), the first Remnant secured the work, but the second Remnant actually fulfills it. It is in fact a two-blow death work against Satan.
Of course this delay in fulfillment is testified in other ways as well. Noteworthy here, when King Ahasuerus could not sleep, he read the book of records and found that he had never bestowed upon Mordecai any honor or dignity for saving his life (Esther 6). So, Mordecai’s honor was equally delayed. Is this not the case with the first Remnant and the second Remnant? The honor acquired by the first Remnant is delayed so as to be bestowed upon the second Remnant. Equally, Judas died as a first bird, and the success is delayed until the second bird that ascends alive. And thus we see that the honor Mordecai secured long before, was not fulfilled until it was time for Satan Haman to be revealed. But first, just as Mordecai was lifted up on the king’s horse and the king’s robe placed upon him, so Satan has to lift up the fulfilling Elijah and honor him, and thereupon declare: “Thus it shall be done to the man whom the King desires to honor.”
It is also noteworthy that the king’s crown is addressed here in a most unique way, as though it too was thereupon worn by Mordecai. But, evidently it was not. Haman answered the king, “For the man whom the king desires to honor, let them bring a royal robe which the king has worn, and the horse on which the king has ridden, and on whose head a royal crown has been placed” (Esther 6:7-8). It seems that Haman was suggesting that a royal crown be placed upon Mordecai’s head. But in the next verse we read: “and let the robe and the horse be handed over to one of the king’s most noble princes and let them array the man whom the king desires to honor.” The crown is not mentioned. Even so, we do see in Esther 8:15 that Mordecai does indeed wear the crown: “Then Mordecai went out from the presence of the king in royal robes of blue and white, with a large crown of gold, and a garment of fine linen and purple; and the city of Susa shouted and rejoiced.” And this was the case with Esther as well: “The king loved Esther more than all the women, and she found favor and kindness with him more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.”
So what can this mean? In Revelation 4:4 we read: “Around the throne were twenty-four thrones; and upon the thrones I saw twenty-four elders sitting, clothed in white garments, and golden crowns on their heads.” Yahshua, the King, the Ahasuerus, wears a crown (Revelation 14:14), along with the twenty-four elders, who are in fact the twelve and twelve apostles who reign with Him in the Millennial period. This is the crown of righteousness, the crown of life that is given to the apostles, even to the Bride.
In summary, what we find in the book of Esther is an extraordinarily complete and revealing account relative to what we are seeing today regarding the Bride. There is Vashti Satan, there is the Esther Bride, there is the Mordecai Elijah who is lifted up after a delay, there are the two wine banquets of the former and latter rains, there is King Ahasuerus (Yahshua) whose name means “prince or head,” there is Satan Haman who is revealed by the Bride and is hung on his own fifty-cubit gallows (the number in the count to Pentecost), and there is the testimony of the Bride that reigns with Yahshua, wearing the like crown. But there is one more thing here that is most hopeful for us at this specific time.
Why did Yahweh God add yet another feast after laying out the feasts in the Law? And why is this feast associated with a time of being in captivity, versus being in Jerusalem? And why was it a celebration of being delivered from death, obtaining deliverance from the one who was their enemy and had the right and plan to kill them? To understand this, keep in mind where we are today. How many years was the Body of Christ supposed to go to the grave? Three thousand years. And what would be the outcome if that planned period was carried out? As Yahshua declared in Matthew 24:22, “Unless those days were cut short, no flesh would have been saved; but because of the elect those days will be cut short.” After three “hours,” three thousand years, it would be “My God my God, why have you forsaken us!” But that time has to be cut short from 3,000 to 2,000 years and Yahshua come back early, before the time. We have to be delivered from our enemy Haman Satan while we are in a period of captivity, and that is why the book of Esther was added with its promise for yet another feast—Purim! Yahweh adds this feast, separate and apart from the others, so that we, the Bride, can be delivered at this time—today! Again, this account is complete in testimony in every regard! Purim was added for the fulfillment of the two-part Remnant!
And what will be the outcome of the fulfillment of this feast today? In Esther 8:1 the queen was given Haman’s house! Likewise, the Bride gets the house that Satan has thus far occupied. Here again, the Bride is seen occupying that which Satan has possessed, just as Esther occupied the place of Vashti. And Mordecai, the Elijah, gets the King’s signet ring which had been given to Satan Haman (8:2). And both Esther and Mordecai wear the crown. And Esther set Mordecai over the house of Satan Haman. Do you see testified here what is about to happen?
Now seeing and understanding all of this, I hope that we will behold the beginning of the fulfillment of this critical feast in the days before us. In the Hebrew calendar, Purim is February 28-March 1, 2018. In the New Millennial Calendar, Purim is March 14-15. I began my walk with Yahshua in mid-January, 1971, and would love to have yet another beginning in January/February, 2018. Furthermore, as addressed in the “Gary Report” titled “The Covenant With The Many,” November 12, 2017, if Yahweh follows the pattern of my own life and begins a work in the middle of my seventieth year, that would take place in early February of this year. Whatever the case, I hope we are finally at the place where we see and experience all of these things so clearly attested in the book of Esther regarding the Elijah and the Bride. But it is all in the hands of the Father and He alone can perform it. We wait upon Him. May Yahweh be glorified!
The Tale of Two Women—Vashti and Esther, pt. 1 of 3
December 20th 2017 - As you have seen in the writings here and will see in this report as well, the female, the woman, is a highly impacting part of the kingdom of God—in its destruction, as well as in its restoration and fulfillment. We will see both in this report.
As with the tree that harbored the serpent, still today the woman is infatuated with and tempted to eat from this tree of the knowledge of good and evil. It is most important to note that the tree of the knowledge of good and evil is masculine, while the tree of life is feminine—the one that indeed brings forth/births life. In fact “Eve,” the name Adam gave to the woman after the fall, means “life” or “life-giving.” But sadly and destructively, as in the Garden, the woman continues to be tempted by Satan to be like the man, to stand in his place, and thereupon brings forth the same suffering and loss and death! And in this role reversal, she thereupon refuses her own worthy and vital purpose—abandoning her role and function as a mother of life, ignoring the relevant injunction that she will be saved through the bearing of children (1 Timothy 2:15). How can “Eve” bring forth life when she seeks to be the masculine tree of the knowledge of good and evil?
There have been numerous writings and such here addressing this matter of the failure and iniquity of the woman, and of necessity has to be examined once again—providing added insight and hopefully timely understanding. In the opening chapters of the Bible, we find the seed testimony of the fall of all mankind that has determined our course and perpetual fate for six thousand years! In the Garden, the woman listened to the voice of Satan, and thereupon was, as it is written, “completely deceived” and partook of the forbidden fruit. But in this wholly destructive act, the man was not deceived, but instead failed upon listening to the voice of the woman! In 2 Timothy 2:14 we read: “And it was not Adam who was deceived, but the woman being completely deceived, fell into transgression.” While the woman listened to the voice of the serpent, the man listened to the voice of the woman and was thereupon cursed. Yahweh declared to Adam: “Because you listened to the voice of your woman,” and thereupon the curse on the man was delivered (Genesis 3:17-19).
And even more relevant, the Garden was a type of the kingdom of God, and therein we find the seed testimony of the destruction of the kingdom for what would be a duration of three thousand years. But, lest no man be saved (Matthew 24:22), the kingdom must be cut short from three thousand to two thousand years, and thereupon Yahshua come early and establish now a redeeming female work that affords mankind the true and fulfilling and everlasting pure kingdom!
Do you understand this? Those three opening chapters of the Bible tell more than any other like chapters. But the thing is, it is in a riddle, a hidden mystery. And the only way one can understand a riddle is to plow with the heifer. Sampson declared, “If you had not plowed with my heifer, you would not have found out my riddle” (Judges 14:18). Only the Bride can reveal these never-before-seen truths. The afflicted Body of Christ is blindfolded so it cannot see, and even put to sleep! They are in hades, which literally means: “not see.” Christianity cannot see what the Father is and has been doing in the kingdom.
And let us here repeat the opening statement: the female, the woman, is a highly impacting part of the kingdom of God—both in its destruction and in its restoration. And what we find is that the natural woman effects destruction, particularly so today, while the spiritual fulfillment effects life ever after. This is most clearly seen in the testimony set forth in Vashti and Ester, which we will now consider.
In chapter 1 of the book of Esther, we find that in the third year of the reign of the Persian king, King Ahasuerus, he held a banquet for all the princes and nobles and officers; and on the seventh and final day of the banquet he ordered that Queen Vashti be brought before his guests. But, most tellingly, she refused to come! She did her will, and not that of her lord, her husband. Thereupon, he spoke to the wise men who understood the times and the law and justice, and inquired what was to be done with Queen Vashti, because she did not obey the command of the king. Here was their wise and telling reply:
“Queen Vashti has wronged not only the king but also all the princes and all the peoples who are in all the provinces of King Ahasuerus. For the queen’s conduct will become known to all the women causing them to look with contempt on their husbands by saying, ‘King Ahasuerus commanded Queen Vashti to be brought in to his presence, but she did not come.’ This day the ladies of Persia and Media who have heard of the queen’s conduct will speak in the same way to all the king’s princes, and there will be plenty of contempt and anger. If it pleases the king, let a royal edict be issued by him and let it be written in the laws of Persia and Media so that it cannot be repealed, that Vashti may no longer come into the presence of King Ahasuerus, and let the king give her royal position to another who is more worthy than she. When the king’s edict which he will make is heard throughout all his kingdom, great as it is, then all women will give honor to their husbands, great and small.”
Vashti made her choice, and she reaped what she sowed—she would not come into the presence of the king, thus she would never more come into his presence! Knowing that this is prophetic, first we rightly ask: What is the significance that this event took place in the third year of the king’s reign, and that Vashti was summoned on the seventh and final day of the feast? It is not by happenstance that these two testimonies appear here. The fact is, this speaks of the third period of time for the church—the third one thousand years. And likewise, this is the seventh one-thousand-year period of mankind—the sabbath rest. So, we have two witnesses that this parable, as it truly is, will be fulfilled today!
What are we seeing testified here? First, this entire account, as well as the entire book, is one of the most revealing testimonies there is regarding the Bride. We will not elaborate on this, but Esther is the Bride, and Vashti is Satan (listen to “The Father’s Unfaithful Wife”). So what we see is that unfaithful Satan will be replaced by the fulfilling Bride. And when does this take place? Exactly as testified in this account: in the third “year,” in the seventh “day.”
So we now ask: Other than the establishment of the Esther Bride, what will be the outcome of Satan being put away? To answer this, what was the fear that the wise men had when Vashti did not obey? As stated, it was: “For the queen’s conduct will become known to all the women causing them to look with contempt on their husbands by saying, ‘King Ahasuerus commanded Queen Vashti to be brought in to his presence, but she did not come.’”
Brothers and sisters, we have a problem today in society that is rooted all the way back in the Garden—where the woman wants to be like the man. Women are following in the way of Satan, the serpent, and equally “look with contempt on their husbands.” May I be personal here? I for one know this all too well. Since 2003, and even before that, my wife has equally held me in contempt because of what I believe. And as an intercessor, I had to experience what all of society sadly suffers—women following in the rebellion of Satan! Based on the actions of my wife, Satan Vashti is not yet replaced by the Esther Bride. And, based on society today as well, Satan Vashti is not yet replaced by the Esther Bride. To say this in another way, women today continue to listen to the serpent and want to do his/her will and not the will of their husbands! (And many husbands are completely ignorant of God’s purpose for the woman.) They are rebellious, self-willed Vashties! And what needs to happen is that Satan loses his/her place and it goes to the fulfilling Bride, the Esther.
To solve this problem regarding Satan, can the Body of Christ prevail over him/her? I assure you, they have NOT been able to do so for two thousand years, so how could they succeed today? They have in fact been turned over to Satan, just as Christ was turned over to Satan. As went Christ, so has gone the Body of Christ. In this third/seventh day, the ONLY solution is for the Body of Christ to be put to sleep, its side opened, a rib (the twelfth apostle, the Elijah) taken out, and a Bride formed—the Esther. As with Esther, the Bride passes through a period of beautification and then goes in to the King. We read in Esther 2:16 that “Esther was taken to King Ahasuerus to his royal palace in the tenth month which is the month Tebeth.” This was the testing moment for Esther to see if she found favor with the king. Tebeth correlates to our mid-December to mid-January, which we are entering into at the formulation of this writing. And in verse 17 we read the outcome: “The king loved Esther more than all the women, and she found favor and kindness with him more than all the virgins, so that he set the royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti.” This is what we need to happen today. Satan needs to be replaced by the Bride, which finds favor and kindness with the King.
What today is to be our outcome? If “Vashti” is rejected and the Bride is established, this matter of the rebellion of women in all aspects will change. As we read regarding the proposed judgment of Vashti set forth by the wise counselors, “When the king’s [King’s] edict which he [He] will make is heard throughout all his [His] kingdom, great as it is, then all women will give honor to their husbands, great and small.” That will be a wonderful day when women reject following in the ways of Vashti Satan and honor their husbands instead. It will be a great day when women reject standing in the place of the man, seeking to be like him, eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. I for one will be glad to have a wife who once again honors me as her husband and lord. This is no less than the honor that the Scriptures require.
Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the church, He Himself being the Savior of the body. But as the church is subject to Christ, so also the wives are to be to their husbands in everything (Ephesians 5:22-24).
Wives, be subject to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord (Colossians 3:18).
For in this way in former times the holy women also, who hoped in God, used to adorn themselves, being submissive to their own husbands; just as Sarah obeyed Abraham, calling him lord, and you have become her children if you do what is right without being frightened by any fear (1 Peter 3:5-6).
To examine further a listing of all New Testament scriptures concerning husbands and wives, men and women, click here.
Once again, at this time we wait. The next two months have the appearance of being critical. It is hopeful that Vashti went to the king in the period of mid-December to mid-January. Of course this is exactly where we are right now; and seeing these highly relevant things gives hope. Also, I began my walk with Yahshua in mid-January, 1971, and would love to have yet another beginning in January/February, 2018. But this beginning would be one for ALL mankind! What we now need is for the Esther to find favor in the eyes of the King of kings. And with that, all of the other prophetic testimonies of this incredible book of Esther will likewise be fulfilled—the second wine banquet, the lifting up of the Mordecai, the revelation of and death of Haman Satan, and the curse of death reversed, our enemies destroyed, and the Bride delivered alive! All of this is prophesied in this marvelous book of Esther, and we hope for its fulfillment now. And also, the Persian/Assyrian word for Tebeth means “rain,” something we desperately need!
Blessings to all,
“Grace” That Leads To Sin And Death
December 9th 2017 - Let me invite you to read the most recent writing titled “’Grace’ That Leads To Sin And Death.” Here is its description:
Today, people have a very dangerous concept concerning “grace.” And compounding this all the more is the worldliness of the church! Here, Gary examines what the Scriptures say regarding grace, including going back into the Old Testament to see what provision was made for sins. Were the sacrifices for intentional or unintentional sins? This is a critical question! Also, he goes into the book of Romans, and other related passages, carefully examining this matter in relation to the Jews, Christians, and the Bride. You will find this most helpful and challenging—which we certainly need today!
You can go directly to the writing by clicking here.
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Georgia Dome Comes Down!
November 20th 2017 - Today the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia, came down! Why do I note this? Because in 1996 Yahweh led me to that very dome to warn the pastors who were gathering there that they would be judged and that the dome would come down upon them. Of course that did not happen; but there was and is no question that the Father sent me there to speak this. I cannot here go into all that occurred at that event, but you can read about it by clicking here. It is most interesting and profound, and was undeniably intercessoral. In fact, it had a dramatic affect on my life and what I teach, and unfortunately marked the beginning of the end of my family.
The event was under the auspices of Promise Keepers, a short-lived ministry whose purpose was to strengthen the spiritual walk of men. And this event was the first, and maybe the only, meeting exclusively for pastors. It was titled “Fan Into Flame.” (Frankly, that speaks of purification and is what we need right now in the church.)
The very fact that I was able to go and even do this was divinely planned. And what took place while I was there was clearly the work of the Father. Again, read the linked writing about this. But in short, my oldest daughter, Christi, and I went there and I stood outside of the dome and warned the incoming pastors that Yahweh was going to judge them, and I fully anticipated that they would all suffer death. That may sound extreme or excessive, but I had no other choice than to proclaim it. The linked writing is titled “Jonah Goes To Georgia,” and when you read it you will understand this comparison to Jonah. And as with Jonah, instead of judgment, Yahweh had mercy. It was from that point on that I learned that He would have mercy on pastors. But when I awoke this morning, I was amazed to watch the implosion of none other than the Georgia Dome!
Today the Georgia Dome did come down, just as Christianity will indeed come down, and just as the tree of Nebuchadnezzar did come down (Daniel 4:10f); but the difference in the resulting fate of that dome today was that no one perished. And such is the fate of Christianity. It does come down, but Yahweh will spare their lives.
I must say that now twenty-one years later, that which I was sent to proclaim in Atlanta did today come to pass, and is rather hopeful and encouraging. And the marvel is that the dome was only twenty-five years old. And yes, it came down suddenly—collapsing in a mere fifteen seconds! Watch it here.
My hope is that what took place today—when clearly I was sent there in 1996 to proclaim—is spiritually going to take place now. Promise Keepers did not last, but the Father has kept me and I am here hopefully to proclaim to all men what He is doing in the church and for all mankind. The Spirit came upon me in 1994, and two years later I went to the Georgia Dome. Now we are at the close of 2017 and going into 2018, and if the Spirit comes upon me/us now, there will be another two-year period—the concluding work of the covenant with the many.
I am reminded here of the words of Yahweh regarding the Elijah: “’Behold, I am going to send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me. And the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to His temple. And the messenger of the covenant (Elijah), in whom you delight, behold, he is coming,’ says Yahweh of hosts”(Malachi 3:1). That dome fell in a mere fifteen seconds, and I pray that the Elijah Bride will suddenly begin as well.
The Covenant With The Many
November 12th 2017 - We will once again begin by referring to the PS from the October 29, 2017, report.
PS: A brother upon reading the above noted that Jeremiah 29:10 states, “When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place.” Of course that seventieth year is on the other side of sixth-nine. So what could this mean for me, for us? I do not like the idea of waiting seventy years; but if that is what has to happen, ANYTHING is worth waiting for Yahweh to visit us and fulfill His good word to us, . . .! We will wait and see.
Let us look further at this matter of reckoning time. My response was based on the concept of being on the other side of the seventieth year. But in reality, time is reckoned where the seventieth year itself is the fulfillment. In other words, the completion of seventy years would actually mean the completion in the seventieth year. Let me explain. This is an vital distinction. And in examining this we find other revealing testimonies directly tied to this event.
First, the reference I used in Jeremiah 29:10 used the word “completed.” But, a more accurate translation is “accomplished.” It is actually the attitude of the fullness of that time, and the seventieth year marked the fullness of the waiting period when the Jews could return back to their land.
In fact, this matter of the return of the Jews upon seventy years is the basis for that set forth in Daniel 9. What happened to the Jews on a “man” level, has been and will be fulfilled in the kingdom of heaven level. Herein seventy years come to be fulfilled in part in seventy times seven years. And, this chapter relates directly to where we are today, as carefully examined in The Great Tribulation. You will want to read that; but from that account we read in a more literal and accurate translation of verses 24-27:
24. Seventy periods of seven have been decreed for your people and your holy city: to bring to an end the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy, and to anoint the holy.
25. So you are to know and discern that from the issuing of a decree to restore and rebuild Jerusalem until Messiah the Prince, there will be seven periods of seven and sixty-two periods of seven; it will be built again, with plaza and moat, even in times of distress.
26. Then after the sixty-two periods of seven the Messiah will be cut off and have no one; and the people of the Prince who shall come will destroy the city and the sanctuary, and the end will come with a flood; even to the end of the battle, desolations are determined.
27. And He [Messiah] will prevail in the covenant with the many for a period of seven, but in the middle of the period of seven, He will cause the sacrifice and the offering to cease; and for the overspreading of abominations, He will make desolate, even until the consummation, and that which is determined will be poured out upon the desolate.”
So, in the like accounting of seventy periods of seven, there were sixty-nine periods of seven, and then came the long awaited seventieth period. Relative to what we are addressing here on a personal level, you will notice that it is indeed in this last period of seven years where the awaited fulfillment comes. In fact, Yahshua’s ministry began precisely in the middle of this seventieth period. Therefore, based on this entirely related testimony, on the “other side” of the seventy years of my life would in fact have to be the seventieth year, and not after it.
And just to add yet another explanation regarding the way time is actually reckoned, when we say that we are in the twenty-first century, does that mean our present year is 2117? Not at all. We are in the seventeenth year of the twenty-first century, or 2017. Or let’s look at it this way—when a child is born, they actually begin their first year. And when we say they are now one, in truth they are in their second year. So here again, I am presently in my seventieth year.
Now, given the GREAT significance of this seventieth period of seven, which in the time of Daniel was in fact the seventieth year, if Yahweh is going to do something in the order of and with the fulfilling purpose of what we see in both of these seventy-count testimonies, it would take place in the period from August 7, 2017, to August 7, 2018. And if Yahweh chooses to follow the pattern of the middle of the seventieth, that would mean He would move in early February. Interestingly, when I came back to America after three months of teaching in Africa, I arrived here on February 28, 2016.
Of course the works that are set forth in Daniel 9 in that final seventieth period of seven years are: Yahshua’s three and a half years on this earth, followed in time by the year and a half of the first Remnant, and what is left is the balance of two years that the second Remnant must now fulfill. And technically they all take place via the promise of the seventieth period of Daniel 9.
And, there is indeed the pattern where Yahweh has mercy in the middle. And the fact that all of this is being revealed to me in my seventieth year is most hopeful. As this report is being published, we have entered into November, which would be the junction of the 1 ½ and the 2 in this man-wise short-term time period.
Therefore, it is MOST fitting that what occurred in the pattern of both Daniel 9 and Jeremiah 29 would be repeated today in my own life. If Yahweh was going to fulfill the remaining balance of the covenant with the many, would He not do so per this same pattern? And would it not even be legally necessary to have a touch point specifically to the seventieth year? It certainly appears so.
Two of those Daniel 9 works have been fulfilled: Messiah the Prince and the first Remnant. There is yet a third to be completed—the second Remnant. And that is what we look to be fulfilled today with the repairing of the separating breach of Christianity—the people of the Prince who destroy the city and the sanctuary. What we have to have today is the flood of the Holy Spirit, the latter rain. For a better understanding of this, read The Great Tribulation.
If we receive at this time the blessings according to what we are seeing here, we will fulfill the 70 and enter into the promised 2—the two years of the latter rain and Yahweh calling out and preparing a bride for His Son. In Jeremiah 29:10 we read: “When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place.” I married my bride in ’69, and I am what we call 69 years of age—both of these actually being 70s. So will Yahshua now marry His bride and give us the Holy Spirit? I hope so!
It seems quite evident in all that we are seeing and understanding right now that we are seeing Yahweh’s back—what He is performing as He goes before us. And we are most grateful for this, and look to Him to complete and fulfill His good word to us. If you have any questions about this, email me. I will keep you informed of any new developments or further understanding.
Seventy and Two
November 9th 2017 - In the PS of the October 29, 2017, report, I noted:
A brother upon reading the above noted that Jeremiah 29:10 states, “When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place.” Of course that seventieth year is on the other side of sixty-nine. So what could this mean for me, for us? I do not like the idea of waiting seventy years; but if that is what has to happen, ANYTHING is worth waiting for Yahweh to visit us and fulfill His good word to us, . . .! We will wait and see.
Let us consider for a moment that this is indeed what takes place. So, is there anything in the Scriptures that would confirm or support this possibility? Indeed. In Numbers 11:16-29 we read what took place when the people complained after leaving Egypt, and they wanted meat. In verses 16-17 we read Yahweh’s answer:
Yahweh therefore said to Moses, “Gather for Me seventy men from the elders of Israel, whom you know to be the elders of the people and their officers and bring them to the tent of meeting, and let them take their stand there with you. Then I will come down and speak with you there, and I will take of the Spirit who is upon you, and will put Him upon them; and they shall bear the burden of the people with you, so that you will not bear it all alone.”
Then verses 24-25 tell us:
So Moses went out and told the people the words of Yahweh. Also, he gathered seventy men of the elders of the people, and stationed them around the tent. Then Yahweh came down in the cloud and spoke to him; and He took of the Spirit who was upon him and placed Him upon the seventy elders. And when the Spirit rested upon them, they prophesied. But they did not do it again.
So, the seventy prophesied, but did not do so again. And then something followed that makes absolutely no practical sense. Even so, what have you learned about the Scriptures? The first priority of the Scripters is prophecy: prophecy, moral virtue, and then history. And what you are going to now see is indeed prophecy, because from a natural standpoint it does not compute. In verse 26 we next read:
But two men had remained in the camp; the name of one was Eldad and the name of the other Medad. And the Spirit rested upon them (now they were among those who had been registered, but had not gone out to the tent), and they prophesied in the camp.
Hold it! We just read in verse 24 that Moses “gathered seventy men of the elders of the people, and stationed them around the tent.” Yet now we read: “But two men had remained in the camp.” How can the seventy gather around the tent, and there still be two who remained in the camp? The answer? Prophecy!
And continuing in this prophecy, in verses 27-29 we read:
So a young man ran and told Moses and said, “Eldad and Medad are prophesying in the camp.” Then Joshua the son of Nun, the attendant of Moses from his youth, said, “Moses, my lord, restrain them.” But Moses said to him, “Are you jealous for my sake? Would that all Yahweh’s people were prophets, that Yahweh would put His Spirit upon them!”
So, what do we find prophesied here? Relative to prophecy and the continuation thereof, it is a 70 and 2 pattern, with the latter 2 being ongoing, and the desire that Yahweh would place His Spirit upon all of His people.
What could this mean today? If as presented in the PS that the completion of the seventieth year is the time we the Bride have been waiting for, then Yahweh will declare: “I will restore your fortunes and will gather you from all the nations and from all the places where I have driven you, . . . and I will bring you back to the place from where I sent you into exile“ (Jeremiah 29:14). This is right in line with the assessment of the fulfilling Bride today:
After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could count, from every nation and all tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed in white robes, and palm branches were in their hands; and they cry out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb” (Revelation 7:9-10).
And now we see in this living parable that there is a 70 and 2 pattern that will bring about a much longed for and much needed period of two years where Yahweh’s people will proclaim real and lasting truth and He will put His Spirit upon them—the latter rain!
Let us be more specific now. As I write this I am 69 years of age, which has been carried out as three very specific periods of 23 years each. Now, if Yahweh waits until it is on the other side of 70 years (as prophesied in Jeremiah 29:10), then yes, the Spirit would come upon us as testified by Eldad and Medad. This is the Spirit that is fulfilled when on the other side of the 70. This would in fact be the latter rain ministry period of the two years remaining in the covenant with the many. So we see a very clear testimony, even in a Bible contradiction—that the pattern of the latter rain could be fulfilled via a 70-and-2-year period.
And briefly, the meaning of the names of these two men upon whom the Spirit rested and they prophesied, are quite hopeful as well. Eldad means “God has loved,” and Medad means “beloved.” One cannot help but consider these names as being relevant to a bride.
And if this evidence was not already sufficient, let me provide yet another testimony concerning this. Around 1990 when I was operating Sonshine House Ministries, for about three years I had been saving in order to buy some property at Forney, Texas, in order to build an apartment facility for the needy. I had a weekday radio program called “The Corners of Your Field,” as well as a large thrift store. These generated the finances needed to buy the land which was $70,000. Surprisingly, I had actually saved that much money in those three or so years, and went back to the landowner to purchase it. But to my surprise, he now would not sell it to me. There was a neighboring property owner who opposed the purchase.
There was nothing I could do at that point, and equally surprising the two things that provided the $70,000 now began to absorb it. We eventually closed what had become two thrift stores, and I began yet another business, a pallet business, associated with the ministry which was successful.
But just a few days before writing this report you are now reading, it suddenly dawned on me what was obviously taking place in all of that. You see, the land was $70,000, and what we in fact saved was $72,000. So, here again was a $70,000 and $2,000, or a 70 and 2. So, why would Yahweh perform this? Why did He give me the large sum of money and then take it away? Well, I will ask you a question: Why did Yahweh give the first Remnant the Spirit in full measure and wonderful uninterrupted success for a year and a half, and then take it all away? That work was totally dispersed! It too came to a sorrowful end! The answer? Because it too had to die and be sown into death so that the fulfilling second Remnant could come and succeed—fulfilling what was promised to the former. (And might I say here, this is the same pattern regarding Yahshua’s first coming that led to death, versus His second coming where He reigns.)
Do you now see why Yahweh amazingly provided the first $70,000 and $2,000, or the first 70 and 2, in order to provide the latter 70 years and 2 years today? The former was provided to afford a place for the natural poor and needy; but the true and much needed fulfillment would in fact look to the 70 years and 2 years which would give us the ability today to purchase/receive the kingdom for the spiritual poor and needy. I finished every radio program at that time with this line: “This is Gary Naler, will you give the corners of your field?” It was based on Leviticus 23:22—“When you reap the harvest of your land, moreover, you shall not reap to the very corners of your field nor gather the gleaning of your harvest; you are to leave them for the needy and the stranger.” Today, before the coming of Immanuel, we need to glean a bride, a Ruth, for Yahshua from the four corners of the earth (Revelation 7:1-3).
In around 1990 Yahweh sowed $70,000 for the natural home for the needy, so that today after 70 years we can receive the home for the fulfilling Bride. And the $2,000 that would have been remaining, looks to the 2 years of the remaining covenant with the many. May our long-awaited hope be fulfilled. We reap what we sow, and around twenty-seven years ago Yahweh sowed a seed that hopefully will find much-needed fulfillment today.
Blessed be His name forever,
The Gate That Leads To Life
November 5th 2017 - To begin this report, let me remind you that both in the Old Testament and in the New Testament gospels, Bible contradictions prophesy, they speak; and it is not just in contradictions, but in gospel comparisons as well. In this report we are going to examine such a comparison that is most relevant to our hope of ascending alive!
In Matthew 7:13-14 we read the words of Yahshua:
“Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is narrow and the way is [literally] afflicted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.”
And in Luke 13:23-25 and 30 we read a like account:
And someone said to Him, “Lord, are there just a few [same Greek word] who are being saved?” And He said to them, “Strive to enter through the narrow [same Greek word] door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able. Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up to us!’ then He will answer and say to you, ‘I do not know where you are from.’ . . . And behold—they who are last will be first, and they who are first will be last.”
Of course this matter of the door being shut by the head of the house, Yahshua, is precisely what we see in Matthew 25:10-13 when the five foolish virgins returned:
“And while they were going away to make the purchase [of oil], the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with Him to the wedding feast; and the door was shut. Later the other virgins also came, saying, ‘Lord, lord, open up for us.’ But He answered, ‘Truly I say to you, I do not know you.’ Be on the alert then, for you do not know the day nor the hour.”
So, let us now go back to verse 30 of Luke 13—“they who are last will be first, and they who are first will be last.” While this is true in regard to the value of humility and in regarding others as more important than oneself, it has an even more direct application when it comes to the ways of Yahweh concerning the two Remnant works.
Tell me, was the three-part promise given to Moses in Exodus 33:18-23 fulfilled by Moses? No! It was fulfilled instead by Elijah about 600 years later! Read here to understand this. So what we see here is precisely what we read in Luke 13—the last will fulfill the promise given to the first. This could even be said regarding the promises given first to the natural Israelites or Jews, yet they are actually fulfilled in the spiritual Israelites/Jews—the church. And in like regard, the priesthood in Levi later went to Judah (Hebrews 7:11-16). This is even the first and second bird principle of Leviticus 14:4-7—the first dies and the second ascends alive. One could even add: first the natural body, and second the spiritual body. Or, we see this in the promise and hope of Yahshua’s first coming, and then even later the much anticipated and fulfilling second coming. And, this is none-the-less the same principle with the two Remnant. That which is promised at the beginning, is fulfilled with the completing second Remnant.
Having noted this dynamic and highly impacting principle, let us further examine this passage found in Matthew 7:13-14.
“Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. For the gate is narrow and the way is afflicted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.”
First, we know that Matthew prophesies concerning the first Remnant, Mark concerning Christianity, and Luke prophesies concerning the second Remnant. So when we see here these like passages in Matthew and Luke, you know that this is in regard to these two Remnant works. What about Mark? It is the breach that separates the two split Bride works, and this subject matter is not even found there. So, given what we repeatedly saw in the “two-birds” principle/truth, we can rightly say that the first Remnant Matthew 7:13-14 promise will be fulfilled today. And with this being the case, let us now take a closer look at this promise.
First, for 2,000 years we have seen all too well the outcome of the WIDE way of Christianity/the Body of Christ! And affirming this certainty, what has in fact been the end for Christians? The kingdom has led to “destruction”—corruption, perdition, and waste—and in the end is death! But what in fact must we have? The narrow gate, where in the last days God ratchets down on man, sending the Elijah who is “a refiner’s fire and fuller’s soap,” even “a smelter and purifier of silver”! “But who can endure the day of his coming?” (Malachi 3:1-3) And with this ever-narrowing work/way, the Bride will make herself ready for the coming of Immanuel! Purification MUST precede Immanuel!
Let us now take a closer look at this statement regarding the latter days that precede Immanuel’s coming:
“For the gate is narrow and the way is afflicted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.”
Think about this: narrow is the gate, afflicted is the way, and it leads to life. Tell me, what did Yahshua describe here? Is this not a description concerning birth? Most certainly! Is the birth canal narrow? It is a miracle that a baby can actually pass though the woman’s birth canal. And, it is affliction for both mother and child, whose skull actually compresses and changes in shape just to be able to get through the much smaller birth canal. And it is only through this narrow, afflicting “gate” that the baby can proceed into life.
So, what was Yahshua undoubtedly referring to when He made this statement, aptly recorded in first Remnant Matthew? But first, I ask you: What is it that you and so many others need? To answer this, we also read in the words of Yahshua: “You must be born from above!” You must be prepared for this birth that will even transform you and bring pressure on you that causes you to be conformed so as to be able to enter into that new life—into an immortal, incorruptible body! Will it be easy and we all just fly away at a moment’s notice as Christians so falsely believe? Not in the least! That baby is going through a narrow way, and for anyone who wants to ascend alive and receive that immortal incorruptible body, you had better know you will first be changed! “For the gate is narrow and the way is afflicted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.” A remnant!
And now knowing this, it brings the second Remnant Luke 13:23-25 passage to much greater light. Again we read:
“Lord, are there just a few who are being saved?” And He said to them, “Strive to enter through the narrow door; for many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able. Once the head of the house gets up and shuts the door, and you begin to stand outside and knock on the door, saying, ‘Lord, open up to us!’ then He will answer and say to you, ‘I do not know where you are from.’ “
When the Bride who has made herself ready is caught up at the sound of the last trumpet, that door is thereupon closed for 2,000 more, even 3,000 years! (Click here for more on this.) And the period leading to that next resurrection will indeed be a purification process as well—the lake of fire. If there was ever a “purgatory,” that will be the closest thing to it. Actually though, that word in Latin is: “means of cleansing” or “purge.” And the truth is that before the coming of Immanuel and through the 2,000 years of the lake of fire, there will indeed be that purging/cleansing! But it takes place right here on this earth while men are back in their earthly bodies.
Will we today make it through this narrow and afflicted process? We will. In Matthew 19:16-30, Mark 10:17-31, and Luke 18:18-30 we find the promise for all three parts of the church—first Remnant, Christianity, and second Remnant: “With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible” (Matthew 19:26, and likewise in the other two gospels). This is the story of the rich young ruler who could not give up everything to follow Yahshua. As he walked away, Yahshua declared, “For it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.” But we know we will all enter in, each in his own order. It is Yahweh’s design, and all mankind will be saved and enter into His glorious kingdom—first the Bride, then the Body (Christians), and then the rest of mankind (the nations). Again, “With people this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” He is merciful and compassionate, and “wills that all men will be saved and come to the knowledge of the truth” (1 Timothy 2:4), and “is the Savior of all men, especially of believers” (1 Timothy 4:10). Yahweh is faithful.
At this time in the affairs of the Father, we look to Him to call out and complete a bride for His Son—“ For the gate is narrow and the way is afflicted that leads to life, and there are few who find it.” Thus we read in Isaiah 10:22-23:
For though your people, O Israel, may be like the sand of the sea, a remnant within them will return. A destruction is determined, overflowing with righteousness; for a conclusive and decisive accounting will my Lord Yahweh of hosts make within the entire land!
And in Romans 9:28-29 we read a quote or reference from Isaiah 10:23, as well as from 1:9 and 13:19:
For the Lord will execute His word on the earth, [literally] finishing it and cutting it short [10:23]. And just as Isaiah foretold, “Unless the Lord of sabbath had left to us a seed [1:9], we would have become like Sodom, and would have been made like Gomorrah [13:19]!”
This is precisely what we have to have today—for Yahweh to now cut the church short from 3,000 years to 2,000 years and finish the Bride work He began in the first Remnant.
Amen and amen, and may Yahweh be praised,
“Fish On The Other Side”
October 29th 2017 - To begin this report, nothing of significance took place during the Fall Feast period. We desperately need for Yahweh to intervene in the affairs of man and cut time short from three thousand years to two thousand years, which He has promised; and we need for Satan to be bound, and before this to lift up the Mordecai. And of course we must receive the latter rain. So, where are we now in our hope? Is there any hope?
To answer this, I want to tell you a story. And for some, you will already be familiar with it, or at least parts of it. It is lengthy, but as such this makes it all the more noteworthy. And gratefully, at the time of these events I kept a journal.
In July, 1985, I was praying and the Father spoke to me that I was to ask for Rob Farrell’s wealth. Rob was a man I knew from church who was a very successful and wealthy businessman in real estate in the Dallas area. But that was a huge thing to pray, and I could not ask for it unless I knew for certain I was actually hearing this from Him. In fact, I immediately got up off my knees. But the Father spoke to me concerning three things He had told me before and they each came to pass, and He assured me that I could trust Him in this as well. But even then, I needed further clarification. Did He mean that I was to ask specifically for Rob’s wealth, or for wealth equivalent to that of Rob? Immediately, the Father assured me to ask specifically for Rob’s wealth. So, having been assured that I could trust Him in this and gained clarification as to exactly what I was to pray, I knelt down once again and prayed, “Father, give me Rob Farrell’s wealth.”
Very significantly, the Sunday following that prayer I was approached by Rob’s wife, Holly, at church, and they invited me and my family to go to their exotic game ranch outside of Waco, Texas, the following weekend. Obviously I accepted! So, here I had just prayed for Rob’s wealth, and was going to immediately go and enjoy the benefits of it! I do not know how many acres that ranch was, but it was so large I never saw any game fences once I entered it. I know they had a herd of buffalo, as well as a heard of longhorn cattle, and various exotic deer. The home was a large two-story brick exterior with a nice swimming pool. Next to it were the stables for their horses, and at one point we went horseback riding. It also had ponds with fish in them.
But before I tell you more about this, it is noteworthy to tell you about our unique experience in getting there. Our drive from Dallas to Waco was a one-hundred-mile trip. Our vehicle was an older van, and unique to this trip, as we traveled along it soon overheated. I pulled into a station and the water in the radiator was gone. So, I added some stop leak and water and off we continued on our journey. But down the road the overheating reoccurred, and I repeated that process. And finally, when we did arrive, there was the same problem! This time I checked the oil as well, and to my surprise and amazement there was no oil in it! I had to add five quarts of oil to get it up to full. And it had gotten hot enough to boil out three radiators of water! To me, that was very likely a miracle, and most certainly was a meaningful part of a most prophetic set of events!
Let me now share with you yet another most telling and hopeful miracle that took place there. But, I need to share with you something that took place just prior to it. In a December 16, 1990, journal entry, I noted that there was a “difficult and unharmonious” time that I had there. “I had conflicts with Mavis [my wife] and the children. I was actually utterly miserable and at times was very despondent.” And with this experience, I proceeded out to go fishing at one of the ponds.
When I approached the pond, as an experienced fisherman I knew that the best place to fish was directly before me. I could even see the bass down in the clear water, and everything about it told me that there was a good chance to land a bass or two here. But, the Father clearly spoke to me: “Fish on the other side.” I looked at the other side of the pond, and it looked like a terrible place for catching bass. It was shallow and there was nothing there to invite them. So, I chose to fish where I was, and put on a select lure and began to cast away. But with no success, I then used another lure. And with repeated tries, I still got not even a bump. After while I considered that maybe Yahweh knew what He was talking about and walked over to the other side of the pond where I was told to go.
Once again with my lure I made my first cast. Immediately I got my first strike and reeled in my first fish. After putting it on the stringer I made my second cast, and immediately caught my second fish! I reeled it in, put it on the stringer, and made my third cast. Immediately I caught my third fish! Three casts and three fish! I put in on the stringer and made my fourth cast. Immediately I caught my fourth fish! It went on the stringer, and cast number five yielded the same results—five casts and five fish!
But then Yahweh spoke to me again. He said, “That’s enough.” I counted the number of fish I would need to feed my family, and thought I needed one more; so instead I cast a sixth time. But, for the first time I did not get a hit. So, I tried again—no hit. And I tried again and again and again and …, but there was not even a bump. Upon all these unsuccessful tries, I drew the conclusion once again that the Father knew what He was talking about. With this I gathered my fish and proceeded back to the ranch home. As I walked away, my clear thoughts were: “Father, you just performed an indisputable miracle in my life; and of all times to do so, I am MOST unworthy!” I felt like a failure as a father and husband. I returned to the house, cleaned the fish, and that was the exact number we needed for our meal.
Today I look at all of this, tying all of these sovereign events and promises together, and have to ask the question: What was the Father setting forth here? Why did He say to me in July, 1985, to ask for Rob Farrell’s wealth? And more specifically and amazing, I was to ask for Yahweh to take Rob’s wealth and give it to me. And immediately I enjoyed Rob’s wealth at his ranch. And we must ask: What happened to Rob’s massive wealth? In the savings and loan crisis around 1990, Rob lost everything, everything that he had! Even his own home—everything!
After all of this, I called Rob and asked if we could get together. We met on December 16, 1990. I let him read my journal entries documenting everything, and his response was—I hope you are right. He hoped that there would be some good purpose in all that he went through, including almost the loss of his wife. But the reality is, there is a very large sum of money out there that was taken from Rob that belongs to me—money that the Father specifically and clearly told me to ask for. Ecclesiastes 11:1 states: “Cast your bread on the surface of the waters, for you will find it after many days.” I wait for that wealth—not for myself, but for the kingdom. And the reality is, Judas possessed the moneybox, and that box was given to Satan. Today, that moneybox must go to the fulfilling Elijah.
There is another thing for which I await as well. You will recall that before I went out to fish, I had had a most difficult time with both my wife and my children. Given the like state of my relationship with them today, that seems to be yet another evidence as to the great relevance of that highly prophetic experience. And what else do we see? I drove all the way to that ranch with little and even no oil. Where it went, I will never know. It was a one-time experience. And what do we need today? The anointing oil that breaks the yoke.
And finally, after the Spirit came upon me at the ranch in 1994, I invited Rob and Holly out to share with them these marvelous Bride truths. As I shared them they understood; and when they drove away that night I will never forget Holly’s final words. There was a beautiful full moon out, and she hollered out her window—“Full moon, full light!” Indeed! But unfortunately that light breached with them, just as the money breached—and I await the return of both.
So the question once again is: Is there any hope at this time? Even, what might Yahweh be doing? And even further, does any of this have any relevance to me or to you today? Clearly, Yahweh was prophesying in this. And if there is any relevance, the big question is:
What is it that we are to fish on the other side of?
There is no question that the way of Yahweh is to make a promise, and that promise breach, and then later fulfill the promise. You see this in the Israelites getting into the promised land, and you clearly see it in the church—first Remnant, breach Christianity, and the fulfilling second Remnant. And the fact is, you see this in the last twenty-three years of my life. The promise of the Bride came in 1994, and immediately it breached! And today we need to fish on the other side and receive the miraculous and extraordinarily successful results! Of course this is the message of John 21:6 regarding the one hundred and fifty three fish. But obviously we have to receive all that we need at this time, and we have not received it. Yes, there were incredible results in Africa. But as we saw in the October 4 entry here titled “Africa Report,” it was moreso a first Remnant with an Ananias and Sapphira. And, we had hoped to see that success via Tabernacles; but that too did not give us the success we so desperately need.
So we ask again: On the other side of what? Is it on the other side of these twenty-three years? I knew where it was at that pond, but I do not know where it is here and now. We can’t be that far away from it, and the Father holds His cards very close to His chest. And as we have learned, we see His back—what He has done. But at least we seem to have sight and understanding of what “Fish on the other side” means—fishing on the other side of the breach that began twenty-three years ago. Surely, surely we are close! But we have no other option now than to wait and see.
I close this with the passage from which Yahweh spoke to me when yet another breech was repaired, and that was when our fifth and final child was about to be birthed. (Read here to learn more.) Yes, we found out that that little girl had breeched as well. But the Father gave me a promise, and my wife’s contractions stopped and we went to bed and waited. The next morning, on April 1, we discovered that Yahweh had also repaired the breech and that little girl was born that day. Yahweh had miraculously repaired the breech by His grace, so we named her Grace. This is what we have to have today. By His grace the Father needs to repair the breach of the last twenty-three years! So may it be!
That promise given to me then is from Jeremiah 29:10-14, and we read:
“For thus says Yahweh, ‘When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place. For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares Yahweh, ‘plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon Me and come and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart. I will be found by you,’ declares Yahweh, ‘and I will restore your fortunes and will gather you from all the nations and from all the places where I have driven you,’ declares Yahweh, ‘and I will bring you back to the place from where I sent you into exile.’ “
May Yahweh be glorified, and May He repair the breach that has not only been going for twenty-three years, but for two thousand years!
Blessed be His Holy name forever, the name of Yahweh,
PS: A brother upon reading the above noted that Jeremiah 29:10 states, “When seventy years have been completed for Babylon, I will visit you and fulfill My good word to you, to bring you back to this place.” Of course that seventieth year is on the other side of sixty-nine. So what could this mean for me, for us? I do not like the idea of waiting seventy years; but if that is what has to happen, ANYTHING is worth waiting for Yahweh to visit us and fulfill His good word to us, . . .! We will wait and see.
Untying Elijah, pt. 3
October 17th 2017 - This marks the conclusion of this now more clearly understood testimony of the donkey—the Elijah. And in this report we will examine two more, even three, revealing accounts.
First, in 1 Kings 13 we read of a “man of God” from Judah (from which is our priesthood today), and he was sent to prophesy against the altar where Jeroboam was burning incense. After doing so, he was not to return by the way he came, nor drink water or eat bread. But he listened instead to an “old prophet” who lied to him, and went to his house to eat and drink. Then by the word of Yahweh, the old prophet told him that he would die. The old prophet then saddled a donkey for him, and on the way home “a lion met him on the way and killed him, and his body was thrown on the road, with the donkey standing beside it; the lion also was standing beside the body” (vs. 24).
I hate to say this, but this is very reminiscent of what happened to Balaam when Yahweh told him to go, but was then angry with him for going and sought to kill him. But in this particular case the old prophet came and spoke to the man of God and deceived him. So, was he really a prophet of God? He knew exactly what would happen to the disobedient prophet, and he spoke in the name of Yahweh. Furthermore, in verse 20 we read that “the word of Yahweh came to him“ and he declared in truth, “Thus says Yahweh ….” As with Balaam, the deck was equally stacked against the man of God. Why? Prophecy reigns in the Scriptures. And interestingly and uniquely, the man of God was never named—just as the first Remnant was never named/identified until now. Herein you begin to understand who is the man of God.
Furthermore, the donkey provided here by the lying prophet obviously relates to the first Remnant work, of which Judas was indeed a part. Satan of course entered into Judas, which thereafter led to his death. Of course we are advised that “the devil prowls about as a roaring lion seeking whom to devour” (1 Peter 5:8). And in this account in 1 Kings 13, you have the dead prophet; but, the donkey was not killed. Would this not then look to Satan possessing the donkey work? Indeed so. When Satan “killed” Judas, he then possessed the donkey—the office of the Elijah. Again, that is why we see the lion and the donkey remaining alive, while the first unnamed prophet died. But, that donkey has to go from Satan to the Elijah, and that is what we have to have today!
It is interesting that the old lying prophet had stated to the man of God from Judah: “I also am a prophet like you, and an angel spoke to me by the word of Yahweh, saying, ‘Bring him back with you to your house, that he may eat bread and drink water.’ But he lied to him” (vs. 18). And we read, “So he went back with him, and ate bread in his house and drank water.” How many preachers or supposed prophets today claim to speak in the name of “the Lord,” but they are not speaking truth but in fact death? Christianity is Mystery Babylon confusion. And it was in fact designed to be this way, just as this testimony evidences/prophesies. What else can one expect when Satan is its head? And for two thousand years those swine have all gone to the sea of death. Why? Because they don’t chew the cud. They have the split hoof, the rights to the kingdom, but they cannot ascend and descend and know the mind of God. They are Babylonian confusion with their twenty-five to thirty-five thousand denominations and sects. So, are those the prophets you want to listen to, or the shepherds you want to follow? They are the “old prophet” people have been listening to for two thousand years!
In fact we see this two-thousand-year duration evidenced in this testimony. We read that the old prophet saddled his donkey and went and got the body of the man of God and buried it. He then declared, “When I die, bury me in the grave in which the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones.” So that grave will be occupied by two prophets, even the two thousand years of the church.
Our next account regarding the donkey is concerning Saul, who became king. Of course here once again we see Christianity. In 1 Samuel 9, he was out looking for his father’s donkeys. He did not find them, but Samuel revealed to him: “As for your donkeys which were lost three days ago, do not set your mind on them, for they have been found” (vs. 20). Here again we find the donkeys related to the three thousand years of the church. And there is a testimony once again as to how those years are divided. In chapter 10, there were three men walking down the road toward Saul, and they had three loaves of bread, of which they gave Saul two (vs. 3-4). And of course King Saul and the apostle Saul/Paul were both early, before the time, thereby assuring that the kingdom of God would be corrupted and have to be cut short from three thousand years to two thousand. Oh the wonder of God’s prophecy concealed in riddles!
And what about those donkeys Saul searched for that appropriately started this entire prophetic testimony? Of course it is most fitting and prophetic that Saul never found his father’s donkeys. Why? Because Saul Christianity is not the Elijah! His searching for them led to exactly that for which he was foreordained—to be a type of the Body of Christ. But those donkeys were found by someone else, and they look to the second Remnant Elijah and company who prepare the way for Immanuel! Blessed be Yahweh!
And one final noteworthy item is that Samson’s bonds were broken and he killed one thousand men with a fresh jawbone of a donkey. And there he thirsted and “God split the hollow place that is in Lehi so that water came out” (Judges 15:15-19). That is what we need now in this third and final one-thousand-year period—being loosed from that which binds us, our enemies destroyed by the jawbone of a donkey, and receive water that quenches our thirst and preserves us alive! Amen!
You will want to reread and study this in order to better understand it.
Blessings to all,
PS: Let me add one more testimony that was pointed out just before posting this.
In Part 2, we examined the amazingly prophetic testimony regarding Balaam. And here we see a like testimony regarding the man of God and the old prophet. In both of these, one is sent by Yahweh; and then as he goes, death is either averted or it in fact comes about. Let us briefly consider yet a third like pattern/testimony.
In Exodus 4:19-20 we read:
Now Yahweh said to Moses in Midian, “Go back to Egypt, for all the men who were seeking your life are dead.” So Moses took his wife and his sons and mounted them on a donkey, and returned to the land of Egypt. Moses also took the staff of God in his hand.
Here again we have a command by Yahweh, a donkey, and a rod. And, after obeying and proceeding forward, the deck is once again stacked! We read in verse 24: “Now it came about at the lodging place on the way that Yahweh met him [Moses] and sought to put him to death.” Put him to death? Why? Like Balaam he was obeying. Again, it is prophecy. It is the church for two thousand years.
Then in verses 25-26 we read: “Then Zipporah took a flint and cut off her son’s foreskin and threw it at Moses’s feet, and she said, ‘You are indeed a bridegroom of blood to me.’ So He let him alone. At that time she said, ‘You are a bridegroom of blood’—because of the circumcision.” Is the first Remnant Moses work sufficient? Not at all. It was the Leviticus 14 first-bird work that had to be slain. What has to come now is the second bird, the fulfilling Elijah work, the prophet like Moses.
As addressed here, there was one person in this account of whom it could be said that he was like Moses—his son whom Zipporah circumcised. And as addressed in the above links, it is the Elijah work today that will avert Yahweh’s plan to destroy the Moses work. And, we see once again its identity with the donkey. Thus, the Father has provided not just two, but three like parables/witnesses to this wonderful truth regarding the kingdom (2 Corinthians 13:1).
Untying Elijah, pt. 2
October 15th 2017 - We have seen in “Untying Elijah” the three donkeys of: Judas, then Satan, and then the fulfilling Elijah. There is another donkey we need to address here which is equally profound in testimony, and that is Ishmael. In Genesis 16:12 we read concerning him:
“He will be a wild donkey of a man; his hand will be against everyone, and everyone’s hand will be against him.
How would you like to have that as a birth announcement, or even as a prophecy about your life? We see here yet another donkey; but, this one is distinctly “wild,” and thus most certainly cannot be ridden. And as such, there is no way this testimony can speak to either Judas or the fulfilling Elijah—or even to the first Remnant or the fulfilling second Remnant. So, who or what is the fulfillment of the “wild donkey”?
Of course if you look at the three donkeys addressed in “Untying Elijah,” the donkey that would most match this would be Satan. But, Ishmael never prophesies of Satan. Also, he is a brother to Isaac and an offspring of Abraham, so Satan is out of the question in this prophetic type. Therefore, who then is this wild donkey?
In How To Untie A Donkey, page 4, it is clearly concluded and stated: “Once again we see Christianity as not only the corrupted choice vine, but also as the Ishmael Pentecost wild donkey in the wilderness.” As reexamined in “Untying Elijah,” we now see that the donkey is not a type of Pentecost per se, but is in fact the three-part Elijah work of Judas, Satan, and the latter day Elijah. So then who or what is this Ishmael wild donkey? As we see here, clearly it is Christianity, the fruit of “Abraham.” Of course Isaac is the Bride. These two brothers are these two works within the church. So we rightly ask: Can Christianity bring Yahshua back to this earth—Immanuel? Absolutely not! Christianity is a wild donkey that is not broken and cannot be ridden. And the fact is as well, as we have seen, Christianity is the “degenerate shoots of a foreign vine” (Jeremiah 2:21-22).
None of this Ishmael work portends to offer a solution in bringing Immanuel. The only solution then is to put the Body of Christ to sleep, open its side, take out a rib (the twelfth apostle), and with/from it form the Bride which is impregnated by the Holy Spirit latter rain, and she births Immanuel back to this earth! Apart from this, there will be NO Immanuel! Apart from this there will be NO Zechariah 13:8-9 where the 2,000 years of death will cease and the third part be refined and tested, and it is then declared “They are My People!” Apart from this there will be NO Hosea 6 where after 2,000 years of being torn and wounded and dying, on the third “day” He heals and bandages and revives us and we stand before Him! Only, only through the Bride can kingdom man, even mankind, be saved and delivered!
Thus we see that the wild donkey is Christianity. But what do we see testified otherwise in the Scriptures regarding the donkey? What else do they evidence? Let us here examine Balaam and his donkey. And get ready, you’re going to see some absolutely amazing truth and testimony that has never before been seen, and certainly not understood. This account is nothing less than a parable, a profound living testimony of what the Father is performing in the church.
In Numbers 22, we find the account regarding Balaam and his donkey. Briefly, the King of Moab beckoned Balaam to come and curse the Israelites. On Balaam’s way there, three times an angel prepared to kill Balaam with a sword. The first time was in a field, and the donkey went into the field around him. Balaam thereupon struck the donkey with a rod. The second time was in a narrow path through, none other than, a vineyard. Here again we see the testimony of the church—the vineyard. Here the donkey pressed close to a wall to avoid the angel, crushing Balaam’s foot (kingdom rights). Again Balaam struck the donkey with a rod. Then the third place was too narrow to avoid the angel and his sword, so the donkey laid down. And once again Balaam struck his donkey with a rod. Here again we see the testimony of the church, as well as its three parts. And what would happen to the church if it got the third part? It would be UTTER destruction! So, what does the church need today so as to avoid certain death by the sword? The talking donkey! The Elijah. And as we see in this living prophecy, Yahweh indeed provides that unique donkey.
Most importantly, let us keep in mind as well what the angel had in his hand in Genesis 3:24 in order to keep Adam and Eve from reentering the Garden. Indeed, it was a flaming sword! This must be parallel to what we see with Balaam. And in that original garden, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil had been cursed to be a vine and crawl on its belly like Satan. Folks, God has to do something like unto what we see here with Balaam and allow us to escape death, get back into the Garden, and eat from the tree of life! And the reality is we have to ascend alive and get out of these earthly bodies! Amen!
It is most interesting in this account that Balaam’s heart was continually to do only the will of Yahweh. When Balak’s messengers first came to him and told him of the king’s request, he sought Yahweh and the answer was “No.” And even when they returned and offered him riches, he reaffirmed that he “could not do anything, either small or great, contrary to the command of Yahweh.” Yahweh came to him in the night and said to him, “If the men have come to call you, rise up and go with them; but only the word which I speak to you shall you do.”
So what’s wrong with that? Seemingly nothing. But one verse later we read to the contrary: “But God was angry because he [Balaam] was going, and the angel of Yahweh took his stand in the way as an adversary against him.” And you know the rest of it.
Let’s try to put this in perspective with the church, which this is about. Are there Christians who, like Balaam, are entirely sincere and want to do only the will of Yahweh God? Absolutely! This is hard to grasp, except in seeing it through this living testimony, but if I may say—the deck is stacked against them and they are certain to fail, just as did Balaam. Think about it—Yahshua came too early, and the kingdom was destined to failure! How is one going to succeed when there is a kingdom destined to failure, whose head is Satan? There is no difference between Balaam being sent out by the word of Yahweh and then Yahweh seeking to kill him, than what has been the case with kingdom man for two thousand years. Peter and the apostles failed right off the bat with Mathias. Do you think it has been any different since then? Absolutely not! The sad fact is, God sovereignly started the church, and kingdom men have been killed ever since.
Believers have been riding on Balaam’s donkey for two thousand years, or the two times when the donkey kept Balaam from being killed by the sword of the angel. And all that those years have done is take them into the vineyard, and into an inescapably narrow passageway and their kingdom rights are being crushed! Today, that angel is standing there and is ready to put an end to our continuation. The question is whether God will cut time short and give us another one thousand years in the Millennial Reign. And the only way that is even possible, thereby averting death, is for the donkey to finally speak! And, I hope that donkey is speaking right now, seeing things that no other man has seen since creation, things that have even been hidden from the church for two thousand years. Again, God agreed to the journey, but He has been killing kingdom-possessing men ever since.
And may I say, I have been beaten with a rod many times by Christians—particularly with regard to my family. I’ve warned them and others associated with them, but they like to take that rod out and beat me—denying that I have a right to rule as the head of my home, turning my family against me and cutting them off from me, teaching them lies. They don’t want to see their fate; they just want to beat the donkey! Their eyes are blinded, as were Balaam’s; and they refuse to accept the sight of the donkey, who sees things they do not see. They, and the host of Christianity, do not see that they face certain and ongoing death! My God, my God, why have you forsaken them?
But Yahweh willing, this donkey is not going to go any further, and their blinded eyes will be opened to see. The angel even says in that account: “Why have you struck your donkey these three times? Behold, I have come out as an adversary, because your way was contrary to me. But the donkey saw me and turned aside from me these three times. If she had not turned aside from me, I would surely have killed you just now, and let her live” (vss. 32-33). I do not worry about the donkey, but about those who do not see all things clearly—whose ways are contrary to Yahshua.
At the beginning of this third part of the church that we now face, we will continue to die unless Yahweh has mercy and gives us access to the tree of life and we never die! Again, in that original garden the tree of the knowledge of good and evil had been cursed to be a vine and crawl on its belly like Satan. God has to do something like unto what we see here with Balaam and allow us to get back into the Garden and eat from the tree of life, escaping death! And the reality is, to do this we have to ascend alive and get out of these earthly bodies! Pray for that mercy.
A third report on this subject will follow.
Untying Elijah, pt. 1
October 10th 2017 - In the last report, we saw for the first time that the donkey in the accounts regarding Yahshua’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem is in type the Elijah. Of course this makes perfect sense in that it is the Elijah who prepares the way for Him. But let’s take this time together to examine this further. There is clear, unmistakable evidence that what we are seeing is in fact true.
To begin with, it is most interesting and extremely significant that in the Law, Exodus 13:13 and 34:20 instruct:
“But every first offspring of a donkey you shall redeem with a lamb, but if you do not redeem it, then you shall break its neck.”
Judas Iscariot was in fact the first offspring of the Elijah donkey. Click here to understand more about this placement and order. So the question that demands to be asked here is: Did the Lamb redeem the first offspring of the Elijah donkey? Obviously not! What took place was that Judas, as the Elijah, in the most direct way possible “prepared the way” for Yahshua to go to the cross. And how did He do so? Clearly, by virtue of his betrayal!
So, what was the outcome of this act? Judas then went out and hanged himself (recorded only in first Remnant Matthew, 27:5). And Acts 1:18 tells us that in this hanging he fell headlong, or forward. Combining these two accounts, this is otherwise called “drop hanging”; and the fact is that this does indeed break one’s neck. Therefore, we see that in accordance with the Law, this is precisely what happened to this firstborn donkey who went out and hanged himself—his neck would have been broken. And of course this was followed by the redemptive work of the Lamb.
So we see here clear evidence that Judas was indeed the first Elijah work of the donkey. By turning Yahshua over to the Jews, in a most remarkable way he indeed prepared the way for His death. And note here as well, John the Baptist attests to what the Elijah work truly is. He too prepared the way for Yahshua’s first work by baptizing Him—death, burial, and resurrection! All three of these parts are essential; and as the first donkey Judas began the first part of that Elijah work by preparing the way for His death. And as you can read here, the Elijah baptism is: death by Judas, burial by Satan, and resurrection by the work of the latter donkey, the fulfilling Elijah. And most gratefully, the neck of this latter donkey need not be broken! Today, we desperately need this donkey that prepares the way for Yahshua’s return as King of kings, and Lord of lords! Amen!
Most certainly we are desperate for the fulfillment of this concluding donkey! But, we see here that Satan had to keep that office alive so as to transfer it to the fulfilling Elijah. So, is there any evidence that Satan is identified as well as a donkey? Indeed so! Let us examine this.
First, we see in Genesis 49:9-12 the vital testimony of Judah, and in it we find a like and relevant reference to this Elijah work: “He ties his foal to the vine, and his donkey’s colt to the choice vine.” You can read more about this here. And then one verse later we read in verses 14-15 concerning Issachar:
“Issachar is a strong donkey, lying down among the sheepfolds. When he saw that a resting place was good and that the land was pleasant, he bowed his shoulder to bear burdens, and became a slave at forced labor.”
First, the phrase “lying down among” is often translated “lying down between,” but that is not correct. The Hebrew word there can be translated either way. But evidenced by the identical Hebrew phrase in Judges 5:16, we see the accurate translation: “Why did you sit among the sheepfolds?” Why is this distinction important here? Because the strong donkey is strong Satan, who has laid down among the sheep, Christians, for two thousand years! But what will be his outcome? As written here, with the great white throne judgment he will bow his shoulder to bear burdens and become a slave at forced labor! As he sowed, so he will reap! He has made men slaves of sin, and he will have to become a slave to man! So, clearly testified by the donkey, once again we see this office of the Elijah being given first to Judas, then to Satan, and it now has to go to the fulfilling Elijah who will effect the coming of Immanuel. If you want to know what will bring Immanuel, all you have to do is follow the donkey, even the colt!
Furthermore, it is most significant that Satan is identified with Issachar. Why? Because this is one of the meanings of Judas Iscariot’s name. There is debate as to from what the name “Iscariot” comes, and thus its meaning. Some say it means “man of Issachar,” the tribe; and others say it means “man of Kerioth,” which is in Judah. When you examine the prophecy of Issachar, yes, Satan is a strong donkey. And when you examine the prophecy of Judah, yes, this is in fact the priesthood we have had for two thousand years. But, the young donkey, the foal, MUST be released/untied from it! Why? Because the vine, Christianity, is totally defiled and corrupted!
In Genesis 49:11 we read concerning Judah: “He ties his foal to the vine, and his donkey’s colt to the choice vine.” Who or what is the “choice vine”? There is no question it is Yahshua, who began this priesthood we have in Judah. In Hebrews 7:11-14 we read:
Now if perfection was through the Levitical priesthood (for on the basis of it the people received the Law), what further need was there for another priest to arise according to the order of Melchizedek, and not be designated according to the order of Aaron? For when the priesthood is changed, of necessity there takes place a change of law also. For the one concerning whom these things are spoken belongs to another tribe, from which no one has officiated at the altar. For it is evident that our Lord was descended from Judah, a tribe with reference to which Moses spoke nothing concerning priests.
But, what happened to this choice vine, the church, for the last two thousand years? Jeremiah 2:21-22 specifically tells us:
“Yet I planted you a choice vine, a completely faithful seed. How then have you turned yourself before Me into the degenerate shoots of a foreign vine? Although you wash yourself with lye and use much soap, the stain of your iniquity is before Me,” declares the Lord Yahweh.
This is Christianity—the degenerate shoots of a foreign vine! And if you do not see the evidence of this, you are entirely blind!
So, what is this third and final donkey that has to be untied and released so as to be able to bring the triumphal return of Immanuel? It is the Elijah, a man. Not a company, but a man. Judas Iscariot was a man. Satan was a solitary fallen being. And today, there has to be a man who is the fulfilling Elijah.
The writing, How To Untie A Donkey, and other like writings at Remnant Bride, have sought to search the depths of how to receive the latter rain. But after all of this searching, it is clear that the donkey is not the latter rain per se, but the untying of the Elijah. And the fact is, that donkey was untied twenty-three years ago when on August 7, 1994, I came out of Christianity, out of “the degenerate shoots of a foreign vine.” I was loosed! So, why have we not yet received the latter rain? Because it has not yet been the time. I too came early, before the time, and I have had to wait until the fullness of time. And as I mentioned in the preceding report, this is now the conclusion of my second twenty-three-year period, for a total of forty-six years; and I trust the temple is now complete and the way for Immanuel can be fully prepared.
And the reality is, we all have to be untied as the Elijah company and escape “the degenerate shoots of a foreign vine”—Christianity! The seeds are sown and the Elijah becomes a company that cannot be numbered! And we look to the Father to perform and complete this work.
There is more to share, but sufficient it is for this report.
October 6th 2017 - On October 3, I was wondering what the significance was to the last forty-six years in my life—the sum of the last two twenty-threes. I knew that in John 2:20, the Jews said to Yahshua: “It took forty-six years to build this temple, and will You raise it up in three days?” Even so, I had no clear understanding of this; and frankly, I do not try to noodle things. So, I dropped it. The next day, Peter Douglas (who came into the Bride in the first month of 2001) called me and explained something that he was seeing. Let me share it with you.
In that account in John 2, Yahshua had just cast the moneychangers out of the temple. Of course, already we know that this is going to be prophetic, for this event actually occurs three separate times in the Scriptures as a contradiction riddle, a parable. And that parable relates specifically to the cleansing of the Bride (Matthew and Luke) versus the cleansing of the Body of Christ (Mark). Then, in this case in John, it relates to the cleansing of the kingdom of God, which takes place with the establishment of the second Remnant.
With this clear timing established here in kingdom John, what is the testimony that follows in John 2? Picking up in verse 17 we read:
“His [Yahshua’s] disciples remembered that it was written, ‘ZEAL FOR YOUR HOUSE WILL CONSUME ME.’ The Jews then said to Him, ‘What sign do You show us as your authority for doing these things?’ ”
Keep in mind here, this relates specifically to today, the time in which this is to be fulfilled. Continuing:
“Jesus answered them, ‘Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.’ ”
And again, this is when the Jews replied: “It took forty-six years to build this temple, and will You raise it up in three days?”
With this understanding, let me tell you what Peter related to me. He said, it took forty-six years to build the temple, and for forty-six years God has been building you in your walk with Him. (The first twenty-three years I did not walk with Him.) He said that the Bible tells us that our body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, and He has been building this temple in me for this time period. I can accept this, for several years ago Yahweh told me: “I’m not running a business, I’m building a man.” This being the case, this building of the temple would now be complete. Of course that former natural temple was later torn down, and Yahshua Himself laid down His life as well, as He spoke of here. But there are some things about this passage that are most interesting and significant.
Verse 21 tells us that Yahshua was speaking of His own body when He answered them. But let me tell you, there are parables that are at play here as well. First, it can be argued from the Scriptures concerning three days in the grave, or two days in the grave, the latter most Christians ascribe to. So which one is it? The fact is, this is a parable.
In Romans 9:27-29, Paul quotes from the Old Testament, presenting a vital truth that will be fulfilled in this day. Here we read:
“Isaiah cries out concerning Israel, ‘THOUGH THE NUMBER OF THE SONS OF ISRAEL BE LIKE THE SAND OF THE SEA, IT IS THE REMNANT THAT WILL BE SAVED; FOR THE LORD WILL EXECUTE HIS WORD ON THE EARTH, FINISHING IT AND CUTTING IT SHORT.’ And just as Isaiah foretold, ‘UNLESS THE LORD OF SABBATH HAD LEFT TO US A POSTERITY, WE WOULD HAVE BECOME LIKE SODOM, AND WOULD HAVE RESEMBLED GOMORRAH.’ ”
Paul was writing about the Gentiles and Israel, but this account specifically applies to Christianity and the Bride that comes out of it. Also, the underlined portions here are literal from the Greek, which the New American Standard only noted this in the margin. But this difference is absolutely critical! This “remnant” that must be saved is in fact the Remnant Bride that has to come out of the sleeping Body of Christ. And as it literally states here, the existing church age is “cut short” from three thousand years to two thousand years, ending the work of the church as we have known it! And you can be MOST assured, the church has been and is today nothing short of corrupt Sodom and Gomorrah, and fully deserves to be consumed by God’s fire!
So, even though Yahshua said here three days, and in fact such it was with Him, this CANNOT be the case for Christianity. Also, when Yahshua is recorded saying, “Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up,” the word “destroy” literally means “to loose, release, or untie.” For example, in Luke 19:30 Yahshua instructs, “Go into the village ahead of you; there, as you enter, you will find a colt tied on which no one yet has ever sat; untie it and bring it here.” This is the same Greek word, as well as when sandals were untied. Therefore, let’s take its literal meaning and restate this verse:
“Release/loose this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.”
Folks, what I need right now is for Yahweh to untie, to release, to loose this donkey, this man, this temple of the Holy Spirit completed after forty-six years, and perform a work that will provide the way for Immanuel to come to this earth!
In past writings I have assumed that the donkey represents the Hole Spirit, but I do not see that to be the case anymore. The only reason I have previously said this is because that is what Steve Jones has taught, and I have not known otherwise. But now I see it is not the case. The donkey is the Elijah, both the former and the latter, Judas and the end-time fulfilling Elijah. This is why we find the two donkeys—the donkey and the colt—ridden in first Remnant Matthew 21:7. It prophesies of the one to come, the colt. The donkey colt, the Elijah, MUST be untied in order for Yahshua to be brought back to this earth to rule and reign. There is an entire writing dedicated to this great need titled How To Untie A Donkey. And hopefully the release of this donkey will now come at the completion of these forty-six years!
What has to happen is that, indeed, for the sake of the Remnant time must be cut short from three “days” to two—3,000 years to 2,000 years. This temple that has been under construction for forty-six long years needs to be fully put into service. This donkey colt needs to be untied so that Immanuel can be brought into Jerusalem, being heralded as King! The Holy Spirit of the latter rain must come to prepare the crop for the last days harvest. And the Bride must make herself ready.
Preparing the way for the coming of Immanuel through the Bride is absolutely essential! There is the chosen donkey who bears the Son of God, as well as those who lay down their palm branches and garments and herald the coming of the King. It is in and through these works that the Son of God returns back to this earth so as to rule over the whole of mankind as King of kings, and Lord of lords! Amen and amen!
Come quickly Yahshua, and have Your way in our lives, that You may be glorified!
We look to the Father,
PS: “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” Oh for the tree of life!
October 4th 2017 - I am going to tell you why I removed the Africa Report. It is a sad account and required the action that I took. And when the decision was made, it also became very clear what was taking place in the spiritual. But before I tell you the specifics, let me briefly share with you a truth from the Scriptures regarding the ways of Yahweh.
We know that the Bible prophesies, and does so even in and through the affairs of man, even through individual men. Therein, their lives and actions were ordained. The affairs of man are not a collection of random and haphazard actions and events, but are in fact living prophecy. This is true throughout all of history, but is especially so when recorded in the Scriptures. That which has been is that which will be. And equally, just as God’s creation is both good and evil, so we are told that He makes some vessels for honorable use and some for dishonorable use (2 Timothy 2:20, Romans 9:21). This is seen throughout the Bible.
Who would like to have been Judas? But he was created for the very purpose that the Scriptures might be fulfilled. Satan was given the right to enter into him and he betrayed Yahshua for thirty pieces of silver. And how about Peter? As a testimony of the three thousand years of the church, he denied Yahshua three times. Or how about King Saul? It was inevitable that he too as a premature work was to fail. And in like regard, he was held accountable for his actions and lost his right to be king. On and on throughout the entirety of the Scriptures men’s lives and actions have prophesied by sovereign design and purpose. And this is no less true today.
Having noted this, let’s look at what is at hand. The Africa Report was removed because the photos Caleb provided me for the Rongo meeting were all false, taken from photos already on the internet from political gatherings. And, this was the case with Walter’s photo as well, along with several of his previous photos. This was obviously very disturbing, and I have notified them that the support is being discontinued. Personally, I do not believe that the meetings and events were being manufactured. It was too much of a living work. But I do suspect that the sizes of the meetings were being exaggerated to some degree. Whatever the case though, at this time I have ceased our financial support. And I have to ask myself: Why did all of this happen?
From my personal experience of teaching in Africa for three months and experiencing 100% success in the meetings, and knowing the zeal and passion of those with whom I left the work, I do believe that that success has continued all across the continent. Again, what continued was a living and breathing experience. So, in Yahweh’s design, what was the purpose of this work, and why is it that Caleb and Walter are only now being exposed? I waited on Yahweh for understanding, and do believe He gave it to me. Let me now explain.
I have noted that the Africa work is in type a first Remnant work. The first Remnant was early, before the time, as was in fact the entirety of the church up to now. Again, it is a King Saul work who was equally before the time. And in like manner the Africa work is early. We have not yet received the latter rain. And, it is solely an Africa work, and not widespread among all the nations. And of course as a work in Africa, upon whose image is Satan, there is the testimony that he is still loose (which is of course an obvious reality). Given this, the Africa work seemed destined to attest to corruption—and so it now has done with what we see with Caleb and Walter. But let’s take this even one confirming step further.
When I first saw the certainty of the deceptive actions of Caleb and Walter, I immediately contacted by phone or email those who have been consistent significant financial supports of this work. And most gratefully, they were all gracious and understanding, and grateful for my openness and forthrightness in this matter. I am a firm believer in walking in the light. There is no other way—which is one reason I was so distraught with the deception which Caleb and Walter performed. And most revealing, from this contact one message became clear. Let me explain.
First, on October 1, the Hebrew’s Day of Atonement, I received an email from a faithful brother from Australia in response to this finding, and included this assessment: “What comes to my mind is what you have said a while ago about the Africa work being a 1st Remnant work as they are identifying with them. It would seem that they might be identifying even with the corruption that took place with the 1st Remnant in the beginning?” After reading his response, I called another brother here in the States to explain what is going on with the Africa work. He was not aware of what the other brother said, and upon me telling him about what Caleb and Walter did, his reply was that this sounded like Ananias and Sapphira. The reason he said this was that what Caleb and Walter did was a fearful act in the order of those two. It was not until afterwards that I put both of these together so as to understand what it seems the Father was attesting—that as a first Remnant work, so the Africa work is equally corrupted. And then even further in that day, yet a third brother independently introduced the same regarding Ananias and Sapphira. This is of course the mandate of 2 Corinthians 13:1 and Deuteronomy 19:15: “On the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed.” And most certainly confirmed it was!
And then even later, I saw even more affirming evidence related to this conclusion. In the words of Peter, what did Ananias and Sapphira do? They kept some of the money from the sale of their property and lied to the Holy Spirit, to God. And most noteworthy, though they were husband and wife, they came before the apostles three hours apart. What do we see prophesied here? The church was to get three thousand years (three hours apart), but of course they will get two. Clearly, the reason this most unique testimony was added to the Bible here was to prophesy. Ananias and Sapphira were prophetic testimonies at the outset of the church—that the first Remnant and the Body of Christ would fail! And regrettably, so they have!
And, the event with Ananias and Sapphira has been repeated in the first Remnant work of Africa. Just as there were the two witnesses of Ananias and Sapphira, so today Caleb and Walter are two witnesses of the same magnitude and purpose. From the beginning of this matter I have been amazed that both of these men are being exposed at the same time with their lying photos. And lying is exactly the sin of Ananias and Sapphira. And frankly, I’m sure Ananias and Sapphira were wonderful people, just as Caleb and Walter most certainly are. But both pairs failed in the weakness of their flesh. Living-prophecy can be a fearful thing!
What could this be telling us? While Caleb and Walter’s actions are inexcusable and have severely eroded my confidence and trust in them, I still look to the Father to complete His work at this time and give us the victorious and fulfilling second Bride work. Listen, if you think what Caleb and Walter did was corrupt, all you have to do is look at the church in the last two thousand years and you will see its own like corruption and even deception. What these two men did was no exception to the church whole—which is indeed “Africa,” where Satan has been its head! And if God does not come and expose this great error (as He sovereignly did with Ananias and Sapphira, and now with Caleb and Walter), cut time short, and perform a great cleansing through the Elijah work that is a refiner’s fire and fuller’s soap (Malachi 3:1-4), it will indeed be “My God, my God, why have you forsaken us?”
Caleb and Walter in cursed Africa evidenced not only the corruption of the first Remnant, but indeed the corruption of the entirety of the church from its beginning. What will I do with them at this point? I have already told them that I cannot help them; but I also have to wait and see what the Father will do in the days before us. This is not just about Africa. In fact, this is not just about any of what we see today. The fact is we MUST have the fulfillment of the latter Bride! We MUST have the latter rain that will impregnate us, and only then birth Immanuel back to this earth! And from what I see at this time, and considering the evidence of three twenty-threes in my life, something needs to happen now. And all I personally know to do is to take one day at a time, be faithful to what is at hand, and look to see Yahweh’s back as He passes by before us. The reality is, this is all entirely in His hands; and if He does not move, there is truly nothing we can do.
May God have mercy.
October 1th 2017 - We are taking a break from the regular “Africa Report” to bring you a special report concerning this month of October, 2017. This first report will have personal information about my life and otherwise that is relevant to what we hope for in the month of October.
First, October is filled with both the Hebrew Calendar and the New Millennial Calendar fall feasts. We will stay just with October, though the Hebrew Calendar’s Trumpets was on September 22. And what I will share here you might want to write down on a calendar to see it better.
What we have is the Hebrew Atonement on October 1, and their Tabernacles begins on the 6th. This is an eight-day feast, so it ends on the 13th. Now, let’s look at the New Millennial Calendar (NMC). This calendar is based on the full moon as the first of the month, while the Hebrew Calendar is based on the new moon as the first. Therefore, these two calendars are always going to be about a half a month different in sequence. For example, their Trumpets began the month on September 22, and the NMC began the month on Trumpets, October 5. Continuing forward in the NMC, Atonement is the 14th, and Tabernacles begins on the 19th and runs though the final great eighth day on the 26th.
I find it interesting that our Trumpets begins on the 5th, then on the 6th begins the Hebrew Tabernacles, which is completed on the 13th; then on the 14th is our Atonement. Do you see that the Hebrew’s Tabernacles is snugly fixed precisely between our Trumpets and Atonement? And of course the 8th day of Tabernacles is the very day when Yahshua stood in the Temple and declared: “If anyone is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink. He who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” Then it adds, “But this He spoke of the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were to receive; for the Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified” (John 7:37-39).
This is our hope today. With Yahshua’s crucifixion on Passover, and the former rain of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost, these two feasts are already fulfilled. But, the feast of Tabernacles is indeed the feast that is yet to be fulfilled. Yahweh has proven that He operates off of His feasts, so there is every reason to watch for something at this time. And to add to this, the outpouring of the Holy Spirit upon those gathered in the house of Cornelius “just as it did upon [them] at the beginning” (Acts 11:15), needs to be fulfilled today. This “at the beginning” passage was clearly in reference to the former rain on the day of Pentecost. And “Cornelius” means “trumpet.” Therefore, this is the outpouring we MUST have today! Without it, there will be no coming of Immanuel.
The former rain marked the beginning of the church, and more specifically it is the Bride work of the first Remnant. This first rain was the “shemen,” the oil of the Holy Spirit, which impregnated the Leah Bride and brought forth the Body of Christ. Today, we MUST likewise have the like outpouring of the Spirit, the shemen. Why? So that the beloved Rachel Bride can now be impregnated, and only then “birth” Immanuel back to this earth. Do you see this? It is the only way for the Bride to be able to prepare the way for the triumphal coming of the King of kings. The masculine Body of Christ cannot effect this. As a male Adam work, it too must be put to sleep, its side must be opened, a rib must be taken out, and from it the Bride is formed! “That which has been is that which will be!” We must have this fulfillment! Otherwise, it will be “My God, my God, why have You forsaken us?”
Now for more information, this time relative to my own life. On the Remnant Bride podcast page, there are three podcasts titled “23—23—23.” There you will learn that my life has thus far been ordered in three segments of time based on twenty-three years each. And each segment thus far has been concluded by a life-changing event!
I was born in 1948, and twenty-three years later my life was dramatically transformed when I began my walk with Yahshua. Then twenty-three years later, in 1994 I was once again dramatically transformed when the Father revealed to me the essential truth of the Bride that must come out of the sleeping Body of Christ. And today, in 2017, twenty-three years later, now for a total of sixty-nine years, I must, I MUST have yet a third and final fulfillment! And with everything now coming down to this Tabernacles feast period, I have little hope for it beyond that.
Let me tell you a like account as to where I am today. And the fact is, I have been here before. In 2003, several of us with the Bride gathered in my home in Enumclaw, Washington, for a Passover-through-Pentecost gathering, holding all things in common and hoping to receive the latter rain. (We were still looking to a Passover Pentecost for that fulfillment, which would never and could never come.) After Pentecost, everyone went back to their respective homes. And let me add, before they came, my wife left me, along with our two youngest daughters. And not just that—she took all of our home furnishings and belongings, and she has never returned.
Needless to say, I was devastated by all of this—so much so that in the days that followed I began to plan a path of self-destruction! Frankly, my plan was to get in my pickup; drive to Colorado Springs, Colorado; go fishing; find a woman who would lay with me until I ran out of money; and then drive to Dallas, Texas, and live with the homeless in downtown Dallas where for three years I had once been a part of a ministry that fed the homeless there. I didn’t care anymore.
But with this self-destructive plan, I also prayed to God to “keep me from going fishing.” And He did. In October, 2003, one of the brothers who had held all things in common called me and asked me if I would come to New York and help him get a house ready to sell and it needed a lot of work. Would I! You bet I would! That was salvation! It was my much-needed answer to a desperate prayer! During the drive I experienced three panic attacks, which I had never had before in my life, and hope to never have again. They are MOST fearful! Upon completing the work there I returned home and dealt with a legal separation my wife had filed and finally got it dropped. Victory!
Why do I share all of this? Because here I am, fourteen years later, once again in October, and once again desperately in need for God to hear and answer my prayer with fulfillment. Frankly, without the fulfillment I need, things do not look good for me after 2017, anymore than the way they looked in 2003 when I was gong to go fishing, etc. I prayed then for deliverance; and my back is once again against the wall and I need God to keep me from doing wrong. This is at the end of my third and final period of twenty-three years, and if God does not move, the future for me personally is equally bleak.
I’ll be very honest with you—my wife has been gone for fourteen years. In 2003 I was going to go and lay with a woman; and today if nothing happens, I am faced with the same temptation—but it would be to remarry. I’m an honest person, and I cannot see continuing to live alone as I have for fourteen years. As the Father Himself concluded in the Garden, “It is not good for the man to be alone.” Well, it’s not good for Gary to be alone. And frankly, it’s not good for Yahshua to be alone. We’re in the same fix, and I hope He will fix it for both of us, and for me without sin.
Once again I need God to keep me from “going fishing.” But this time, I need for Him to make me a fisher of men, wherein hopefully we will catch the 153 fish on the right side of the boat. In 2003 I asked God to keep me from going fishing. Today, I am asking Him to send me out fishing! And I hope once again He hears my prayer.
I suggest you reread this so that you can more fully comprehend it; and we look to the Father to fulfill His word—providing His Son a bride, the Bride that comes out of the sleeping Body of Christ!
There will be more to come on this new page as this tenth month of October unfolds. We watch and hope for good.