Do Not Add To Torah

Joseph F. Dumond

Isa 6:9-12 And He said, Go, and tell this people, You hear indeed, but do not understand; and seeing you see, but do not know. Make the heart of this people fat, and make their ears heavy, and shut their eyes; lest they see with their eyes, and hear with their ears, and understand with their hearts, and turn back, and be healed. Then I said, Lord, how long? And He answered, Until the cities are wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land laid waste, a desolation, and until Jehovah has moved men far away, and the desolation in the midst of the land is great.
Published: Nov 30, 2017

News Letter 5853-035
The 1st Year of the 4th Sabbatical Cycle
The 22nd year of the Jubilee Cycle
The 12th day of the 9th month 5853 years after the creation of Adam
The 9th Month in the First year of the Fourth Sabbatical Cycle
The 4th Sabbatical Cycle after the 119th Jubilee Cycle
The Sabbatical Cycle of Sword, Famines, and Pestilence

December 2, 2017

Shabbat Shalom To the Royal Family,


Confused are You?

A few weeks ago I gave you the assignment to prove why so many were looking for the Messiah around 4 BC. You were not to use the New Testament to prove your answer yet many did.
Some of you wrote me to tell me the comment section was not working. I checked and it was working. But what I did not notice was that many of the comments were being held back. I have now gone in and approved them all and deleted those ones that you posted a few times trying to get it to work. My Apologizes for this mistake on my part.

You can now read the many more comments in that article at this link. Just scroll down to the comment section.

Now from the many comments I got, I see many of you struggled to prove that the Messiah was expected. I gave you the date of 4 BC so you could not use any of the New Testament for your answers. Some of you did anyway. If this a High School course I would have given those of you that cheated an “F” for not searching as directed.

But many of you said how challenged you were in doing this assignment. And that greatly pleased me. Because that is how challenged the Apostles were at some point. But for all of you to actually do this assignment is “A+”.

There is a reason I am doing this. That is making you work to find the answers before I give them to you. So that you Know. Not so you can say so and so said. No, this is so you can know and prove it yourself. So do not give up. You’re learning how much more you need to read and study. And for some of you your learning just how much time you wasted on conspiracy theories.

You all know from the Sabbatical and Jubilee studies that we are fast approaching the middle of this 70th Jubilee which is also the 120th Jubilee. You know we are approaching the end of this 6th Millennial day of man. There are a lot of horrible things about to come. So let me take this verse that Paul said and use it slightly out of context or maybe I am not out of context at all.

2 Thess 2:1-4 Now, brethren, concerning the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ and our gathering together to Him, we ask you, not to be soon shaken in mind or troubled, either by spirit or by word or by letter, as if from us, as though the day of Christ had come. Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first, and the man of sin is revealed, the son of perdition, who opposes and exalts himself above all that is called God or that is worshiped, so that he sits as God in the temple of God, showing himself that he is God.

This section of the verse I am focusing on is “Let no one deceive you by any means; for that Day will not come unless the falling away comes first”

It actually reads “Let no one deceive you by any means;  For unless the falling away comes first,”

The Falling away comes first. What does this mean to us today? What is the Falling away? Here is what the Greek words mean.

G646    apostasia     ap-os-tas-ee’-ah

Feminine of the same as G647defection from truth (properly the state), (“apostasy”): – falling away, forsake.

G647   apostasion   ap-os-tas’-ee-on

Neuter of a (presumed) adjective from a derivative of G868; properly something separative, that is, (specifically) divorce: – (writing of) divorcement.

G868    aphiste?mi     af-is’-tay-mee

From G575 and G2476; to remove, that is, (actively) instigate to revolt; usually (reflexively) to desistdesert, etc.: – depart, draw (fall) away, refrain, withdraw self.

An Apostle leads you to the Truth. An apostate leads you away from the truth.

The more I look at the arguments that have been going on and are now provoking this series of News Letters, I can now see how some are falling away. They apostasion on the Messiah and you are witnessing it now. It becomes imperative that you prove each of the things I throw at you. I am doing it to teach you how to stay with the Netzar that Apostles you back to the tree of Life. And yes you can look up that expression. The Netzar is the Branch and is why Yehshua was called a Netzarene. He was not from Nazareth.

Now, many of you already know what I am about to teach on Chanukah and this week’s teaching is for the many new people who are now reading this News Letter.  And for all of you, it could be a review.

In the exact same way that some take the Chanukah lie and make a great long theological discourse about it to prove the conception of the Messiah took place on this day is a false teaching, so are those who take the Messiah ben Joseph and Messiah ben David theology and make it into something holy. It is really a way for the Jews for Jesus to try and win more Jews to this Christ. You have now got God the Father, God the son that died and God the other son that is going to reign. And without even knowing it you have acknowledged the idea of God being a trinity.

Both the Chanukah and the two Messiah teachings are deceptions that lead you away from the truth. They blind you from seeing the facts. The reason we are doing this series was at first because of the man who has come out and denied that the New Testament is real and valued, and then because he has also denied the Messiah ever came. He is now ranting against other leaders. And I can now see where he is getting his information from. Others who have become anti Missionaries. We will be addressing all of this over the coming weeks.

Some of you want me to condemn him for doing this. And yet many of you cannot prove any of the things he is saying are false and by that, you prove his statements true. So we are going to walk through each one and cause you to learn the truth. Some of you have said you are becoming confused. Great! At least you’re thinking. Are you able to prove everything you believe if we take away the New Testament? Is your faith based on faith alone or can you produce facts that support why you believe what you believe? Proving all things!!

Once we can do this then we can speak with confidence to those naysayers. The fact that some of you are confused is because you are not confident enough in the Old Testament, to be able to defend your belief and you have accepted some teachings such as Messiah ben Joseph as factual which only muddies the waters when you go to prove your position. It is not found in the Torah so stop being lied to and let’s keep getting the facts. You do not want to be part of the Apostasion, the falling away, now that we are so close to the end.

I do have another homework assignment. In my opening email last week, I asked the two questions for you to research. But not all of you saw this as I did not put it in the News Letter. So let me again ask the questions and you can post your answers below in the comment section. If they do not appear then drop me an email and I can check the spam box to see if your comments got sent there.

Question one; Where are the scriptures that tell us God was going to come in the flesh?

Question two; Where are the scriptures that say God will die for your sins?

Question three; Where are we told that the Messiah would be killed?

Again you are only using the Old Testament.  My Friend says there is no such scripture anyplace in the Tanach.

So in the comments below show the world where it says the Messiah is to be killed. Don’t just quote a scripture. Ch & verse. Write the whole thing out so we all can read it.

One man wrote in and has done so each week in many places so others could see what he was suggesting, is hinting that I too am denying the Messiah as well. This has caused many of you to also wonder where I stand. The subtleness of Satan at work spreading and causing doubt.

Because of the questions, I am asking which are the exact same ones the Anti Missionaries bate you with, but, because I was doing the same thing, some are saying I am leading you all astray. And this really got my goat because it was multiple times he had said something to that effect.

We have been writing this News Letter since 2007. Passover 2007 to be specific. This is about 50 weeks per year for the past 10 years. Our Dashboard says there are 795 articles posted here with 40 more I have been working on but not yet published as of today. We have been teaching about the Sabbatical and Jubilee years since 2005. I have traveled across the USA and to cities around this world speaking on this subject and published 4 books to help explain it. I have been walking this walk since 1982. And doing it all with little to no help while raising my family and working a full-time job in construction. Many times the guys at work are easier to teach than those of you who are called “Brethren”. We have taught the Crucifixion and the 3 days and 3 nights and the birth of Yehshua being Trumpets. And yet, in spite of all of this and my past record, I am still accused by some which was not done according to Mathew 18.

Next week you will read about the serious dangers that both Telesphore and Aike are dealing with in Africa and in the Philippines. These are real men doing a real work to spread the truth of the Gospels and the Jubilee years. Some people who think they are brethren do not do any work at all nor support those who are doing a work. Instead, they are the tares that grow up amongst the wheat, believing they are the wheat when in fact they have no produce to show. They have no meat or kernal to harvest. They do no work at all, but are just taking up space. Taking up my time wasting it on frivolous arguments.

Do you want to be found as a wheat at the final harvest, then start to do a real work. You can be a part of this work in many different ways. You can join me in helping to support both Aike in the Philippiens and Telesphore in East Africa. Again more next week.

Now, if you do not know where I stand, then you have not looked at any of my writings. I am not going to be goaded into your delusional arguments. Nor make a declaration just because you want me to make one. Grow up. The following proverb applies to people on both sides of this issue. Those sowing lies and discord amongst the brethren. Let’s search the scriptures and find the truth no matter where it leads us.

The Wicked Man
Proverbs 6:12-19 A worthless person, a wicked man,
Walks with a perverse mouth;
He winks with his eyes,
He shuffles his feet,
He points with his fingers;
Perversity is in his heart,
He devises evil continually,
He sows discord.
Therefore his calamity shall come suddenly;
Suddenly he shall be broken without remedy.
These six things the Lord hates,
Yes, seven are an abomination to Him:
A proud look,
A lying tongue,
Hands that shed innocent blood,
A heart that devises wicked plans,
Feet that are swift in running to evil,
A false witness who speaks lies,
And one who sows discord among brethren.

Why are some of you so quick to condemn someone who once believed in Jesus and now no longer does? Yet these same people that want to throw stones are the very same ones who take on a Jewish name, and kippah and beard and start to talk in broken Hebrew and English. They are acting and looking like a Jew. And yet the Jews deny Jesus as well but you do not condemn them. Nor do you condemn the Chinese who believe in Buhdah or the Muslims who believe in Mohamid. You have a double standard and are quick to condemn your brother rather than reason with him.

Let Yehovah be his judge and you be about Yehovah’s will and let others know the truth of the Torah.

This series of articles we are working on addresses each of the concerns some have raised and yet many of you could not answer. We are doing this to help those of you who want to learn how to be prepared for when the Anti Missionary comes after you to challenge your faith. I see them on Facebook all the time and as soon as you give them the typical Christian answer, I laugh because I know that person can’t argue with them properly and they are going to be eaten up by those anti-missionaries.

This is why I am telling you not to use the New Testament to prove your answer. Get it from the Torah and you can’t go wrong.

If you are not comfortable with me teaching you then unsubscribe. We have had about 10 Million hits to our sites. When no one is reading then I can stop. But if you do not trust me then please find someone you can trust and learn from them. But if you cannot answer the questions I am presenting to you from the Old Testament then you will not be able to defend your faith when the pressure comes because they will not accept the New Testament as fact.

As always you get to choose what you will do. I am not forcing you to stay and read. Either you can prove it or you can’t. Our motto here from the very beginning has been to “PROVE ALL THINGS”.
Many do not like the facts. This week’s Newsletter once again presents the facts. And when that is done this lie about Chanukah falls apart and is exposed. So if I am trampling on your sacred ground and traditions and you do not like it then prove me wrong with the scriptural facts. The same way I am proving some of you wrong for believing the lies you have inherited.

We have already proven that a Messiah was expected in the 4th Millennium. We have already proven that Eve and Adam expected a Messiah since the beginning of time. We have already proven my friend to be false on these two points alone. There is a lot more to come and we will cover them one at a time to make sure you get it. Hang in there.

Yeah But Yehsua kept Chanukah.

Yeah, But Yehshua kept it. See John 10:22

Once again this week I am going to offend and make some of you mad.

Each year I try not to get involved in the Chanukah lies that are taught and used to justify each persons own desires to keep this false festival of lights. Others, using the exact same excuses, do so to justify the keeping of Christmas and if they are from the East Indian background, the keeping of Daliwa.

Let’s be clear here. The story of the birth of Yehshua in a manger is never the issue for keeping Christmas. It is all the pagan trappings and the fact that Yehshua was born on the Feast of Trumpets and not Dec. 25th that are the main reason most of us no longer keep it.

Concerning the Chanukah season. It is Not the story of the Heroic deeds of the Maccabees that is in question here. The lie about the oil being lit for 8 days and the twisting of scriptures to justify keeping this event is what we are against. Let’s talk about the Maccabees in July or at Passover then. It is also the adding to the Torah another holiday not found in Lev 23.

This false festival of lights season is an attempt to impersonate the true light of Yehovah even using the same Scriptures He uses speaking of Himself- the True Light.

2Co 11:13 For such ones are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into the apostles of Christ. 14 Did not even Satan marvelously transform himself into an angel of light? 15 Therefore it is no great thing if his ministers also transform themselves as ministers of righteousness, whose end shall be according to their works.

It is about time we admit it; so are some of you working on Satan’s behalf. You would rather follow the traditions of men than the word of Yehovah. You “yeah but…” yourselves into justifying everything and fight against those who expose the truth.

Those of you who used to be of the Christian faith and are now keeping Torah, sort of, justify the keeping of Chanukah based on John 10. So now let’s take a look at it.

Joh 10:22 And the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem, and it was winter. 23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon’s Porch.

Did Yehshua keep the Feast of Chanukah on the 25th day of the 9th month? It is time you learned the truth. But once you do will you “yeah but…” yourselves to deny the facts just so you can feel good and keep the company of others who are also deceived. Have you become so steeped in your vain traditions that you can no longer serve your first love- the keeping of Torah and obeying Yehovah by not adding ANYTHING to His Word?  You may be mad at me now but you will know the answer to my question by the end of this article.

The word winter here is;

G5494         cheimn     khi-mone’

From a derivation of che (to pour; akin to the base of G5490 through the idea of a channel), meaning a storm (as pouring rain); by implication the rainy season, that is, winter: – tempest, foul weather, winter.

It was the rainy season when Yehshua walked in the Temple of Solomon’s court.

In Israel, the yearly cycle with its four seasons are not as clearly marked as the lands to the north of it. But to the Jew, every season was a special time and a reminder of the promises of God, as He said to Noah

“seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter” (Genesis 8: 22).

Gen 8:21 And Jehovah smelled a sweet odor. And Jehovah said in His heart, I will never again curse the ground for man’s sake, because the imagination of man’s heart is evil from his youth. And I will not again smite every living thing as I have done. 22 While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

Though the Bible specifically mentions summer, winter, spring, and autumn, it may come as a surprise to know that the Bible never mentions four seasons, but only two. The Hebrew word “stav”, translated today as “autumn,” is mentioned only once in the Bible in the Song of Solomon

“for lo, the winter is passed, the rain is over and gone…” (Song 2:11),

“stav” really speaks of the time of the winter rains. The Hebrew word “aviv”, translated today as spring is mentioned twice in the Bible, both referring to a stage in the ripening of barley rather than a season. The month of Aviv (hodesh ha’aviv) is the time when this ripening of barley takes place. This is, of course, the Hebrew month of Nissan. There is no mention of a season called spring anywhere in the Bible. Therefore we must conclude that the Bible only recognizes two seasons, summer and winter, or as the writers of the Talmud put it, “the days of sun” and “the days of rain.”

With just 2 seasons we can then understand that the season of summer begins when the Barley is Aviv and the first month has begun. In this first month are the Spring Holy Days of Passover and Unleavened Bread.

Six months later begins the 7th month. And because the year has 12 months, 6 for the summer and 6 for the winter, the 7th month begins in winter. That 7th month contains the Fall Feasts; The Feast of Trumpets, the Day of Atonement and the Feast of Tabernacles as well as the Eighth Day Feast of “Simchat Torah.” These all take place in the season of “winter”.

We are commanded to keep the Feasts of Yehovah three times a year.

Exo 23:14 You shall keep a feast to Me three times in the year. 15 You shall keep the Feast of Unleavened Bread. You shall eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded you, in the time appointed of the month Abib, for in it you came out of Egypt. And no one shall appear before Me empty. 16 Also the Feast of Harvest, the first-fruits of your labors, which you have sown in the field. Also the Feast of Ingathering, in the end of the year, when you have gathered in your labors out of the field. 17 Three times in the year all your males shall appear before the Lord God.

Yehshua was Jewish and would have kept this commandment. If He did not keep it then He would have sinned and disqualified Himself as being the Messiah.

Now let us get the proper perspective of what is going on leading up to the statement in John 10 that so many use to justify giving up Christmas in order for them to begin the keeping of another false holiday today called Chanukah.

Joh 7:1 After these things Jesus walked in Galilee, for He did not desire to walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill Him. 2 And the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles was near.

As we continue to read John we see that Yehshua was then teaching in the Temple.

Joh 7:14 Now about the middle of the feast, Jesus went up into the temple and taught.

Joh 7:28 Then Jesus cried in the temple as He taught, saying, You both know Me, and you know from where I come. And I have not come of Myself, but He who sent Me is true, whom you do not know.

Joh 7:37 And in the last day of the great feast, Jesus stood and cried out, saying, If anyone thirsts, let him come to Me and drink. 38 He who believes on Me, as the Scripture has said, “Out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water.” 39  (But He spoke this about the Spirit, which they who believed on Him should receive; for the Holy Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus was not yet glorified.) 40 Then when they heard the Word, many of the people said, Truly this is the Prophet.

The last day of the Feast is the Seventh Day. There is yet one more Holy Day called The Eighth Day.  This is what we are reading about as John 7 ends and John ch. 8 begins.

Joh 7:53 And they each went to his own house.

Joh 8:1 But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 And early in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people came to Him. And He sat down and taught them.

It is at this time on the Eighth Day Feast that we read about Yehshua being the “Light of the world” and it is these words that many will try to steal and apply to the Feast of Chanukah on the 25th of the 9th month which is totally out of context.

Joh 8:12 Then Jesus spoke again to them, saying, I am the Light of the world. He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.

So far everything we have been reading in John 7 and 8 has taken place during Sukkot and the eighth day. Now as we finish chapter 8 it is still the 8th Day, The last Holy Day. Chapter 9 continues from chapter 8 when Yehshua passed by those who wanted to stone Him. And as He passed by them He sees the blind man. It is still the 8th Day, it is still a Holy Day and He is still in Jerusalem because the blind man went to the Pool of Siloam to wash his eyes.

Joh 8:58 Jesus said to them, Truly, truly, I say to you, Before Abraham came into being, I AM! 59 Then they took up stones to throw at Him. But Jesus hid Himself and went forth out of the temple, going through the midst of them, and passed on by.

Joh 9:1 And passing by, He saw a man who was blind from birth. 2 And His disciples asked Him, saying, Master, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?

We read something very important in verse 14.

Joh 9:14 And it was a sabbath when Jesus made the clay and opened his eyes.

The word translated Sabbath here is Sabbaton.

G4521    ????????    sabbaton     sab’-bat-on

Of Hebrew origin [H7676]; the Sabbath (that is, Shabbath), or day of weekly repose from secular avocations (also the observance or institution itself); by extension a se’nnight, that is, the interval between two Sabbaths; likewise the plural in all the above applications: – sabbath (day), week.

Strong’s has it wrong here. Sabbaton is number  H7677. Yes, it originates from 7676. But there is a huge difference. 7677 is the word Sabbaton! And Sabbaton is a high Holy Day.

H7677     ???????     shabbâthôn     shab-baw-thone’

From H7676; a sabbatism or special holiday: – rest, sabbath.

Yehshua healed the blind man on the High Holy Day of the Eighth Day. We read of the events with this blind man for the rest of Chapter 9 and ongoing into chapter 10. And this conversation goes on between Yehshua and the Pharisees right up until verse 18.

Then John tells us the results of these conversations because of the healing of the blind man right up until the verse when John then states Yehshua was walking in the porch of Solomons Temple. This is a continuation of the things that had just happened during the Feast of Tabernacles also called the Feast of Dedication.

Joh 10:22 And the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem, and it was winter. 23 And Jesus walked in the temple in Solomon’s Porch. 24 Then the Jews encircled Him and said to Him, How long do you make us doubt? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly. 25 Jesus answered them, I told you and you did not believe. The works that I do in My Father’s name, they bear witness of Me.

The Feast of Tabernacles (For 7 Days) and the Feast of Dedication (The 8th Day Feast) as it was also called, was now over and it was the day after when people begin to go back to their homes. It was at this time after the Feast of Dedication was over that the Jews surrounded Yehshua and they continue the same conversation they had been having during the Feast.

This false notion that this is referring to Chanukah on the 25th of the 9th month is so not true it is sickening. To know so many have taken John 10:22 and twisted it and misapplied it as they now do- all in order to justify themselves to keep something that was invented by the Pharisees in the Talmud. Those things in the Talmud, were not written down until after 200 C.E. long after the Temple had been destroyed in 70 C.E.

The keeping of what today is known as Chanukah (Chanukah in Hebrew is “Dedication”) and justifying it because of John 10:22 is false as you have just read. Yehshua was not keeping Chanukah on the 25th of the 9th month! He had just finished keeping the Feast of Dedication, The Feast of Tabernacles which is one of the Hags we are commanded to go up to Jerusalem and observe.

Let me give you something else to consider.

Exo 16:4  Then Jehovah said to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from the heavens for you. And the people shall go out and gather a certain amount every day, that I may test them, whether they will walk in My Law or not. 5  And on the sixth day it shall happen, they shall prepare what they bring in. And it shall be twice as much as they gather day by day.

The giving of the manna was a way for Yehovah to test the people of Israel and see if they would OBEY Him.

Exo 16:22  And it happened, on the sixth day they gathered twice as much bread, two omers for one. And all the rulers of the congregation came and told Moses. 23  And he said to them, This is that which Jehovah has said, Tomorrow is the rest of the holy sabbath to Jehovah. Bake what you will bake today, and boil what you will boil. And that which remains over, lay up for you to be kept until the morning. 24  And they laid it up until the morning, as Moses said. And it did not stink, neither was there any worm in it. 25  And Moses said, Eat that today. For today is a sabbath to Jehovah. Today you shall not find it in the field. 26  Six days you shall gather it, but on the seventh day, the sabbath, in it there shall be none. 27  And it happened some of the people went out on the seventh day in order to gather. And they did not find any. 28  And Jehovah said to Moses, How long do you refuse to keep My commandments and My Laws? 29  See, because Jehovah has given you the sabbath, therefore He gives you the bread of two days on the sixth day. Each one stay in his place. Let not any one go out of his place on the seventh day. 30  So the people rested on the seventh day.

Through providing manna on six days of the week but not the seventh, Yehovah was testing His people. But how was He testing them? As noted in verse 4, Yehovah was learning “whether they will walk in My law or not.” Would they choose Yehovah’s way, or their own way? Some immediately failed the test (verses 27-29).

The people were not working on the Sabbath, because there was no manna to be picked up. What they did was not obey Yehovah and believe Him. Yehovah asked them:

How long do you refuse to keep My commandments and My Laws?

Week after week for 40 years Yehovah tested the people to see if they would obey Him or not.

Deu 8:2  And you shall remember all the way which Jehovah your God led you these forty years in the wilderness in order to humble you, to prove you, to know what is in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

Deu 8:15  He led you through the great and terrible wilderness, with fiery serpents and scorpions and thirsty ground, where there was no water, who brought you forth water out of the rock of flint, 16  who fed you in the wilderness with manna which your fathers did not know, so that He might humble you and so that He might prove you, to do you good in your latter end, 17  and so that you might not say in your heart, My power and the might of my hand has gotten me this wealth. 18  But you shall remember Jehovah your God, for it is He who gives you power to get wealth, so that He may confirm His covenant which He has sworn to your fathers, as it is today.

Here we are now in the Last Days and Yehovah has poured out His Holy Spirit on each one of you. He again sets His Sabbaths before you as a sign between you and Him, to see if you will obey Him or not. If we are to keep His Torah we will LIVE in it.

Eze 20:10  And I caused them to go out from the land of Egypt, and brought them into the wilderness. 11  And I gave them My statutes and showed them My judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them. 12  And also I gave them My sabbaths to be a sign between Me and them, that they might know that I am Jehovah who sets them apart. 13  But the house of Israel rebelled against Me in the wilderness; they did not walk in My statutes, and they despised My judgments, which if a man does, he shall even live in them. And they greatly profaned My Sabbaths. And I said, I will pour out My fury on them in the wilderness to destroy them.

But many of you presume to be smarter than Yehovah. You have developed whole theologies about Chanukah and Yehshua. That Chanukah is the day of conception of Yehshua. What a mockery of the truth. Yehovah has given you His Sabbaths and all of them are found in Leviticus 23. The weekly Sabbath and the Holy Days. Yes, you say “we keep these,” but then some of you refuse to keep the Sabbatical Year and you justify it, and then you also justify adding other holidays to the ones in Lev 23.

We are in the very last days and Yehovah is TESTING you now to see if you will obey Him or not.

Deu 4:2  You shall not add to the Word which I command you, neither shall you take away from it, so that you may keep the commands of Jehovah your God which I command you.

Deu 12:32  All the things I command you, be careful to do it. You shall not add to it, nor take away from it.

Rev 22:18  For I testify together to everyone who hears the Words of the prophecy of this Book: If anyone adds to these things, God will add on him the plagues that have been written in this Book.

When you add other holidays to those in Lev 23 you are endangering you and your family to the curses of Lev 26. Look again at what Ezekiel says;

And they greatly profaned My Sabbaths. And I said, I will pour out My fury on them in the wilderness to destroy them.

It is my strong opinion that Yehovah allowed John to state that it was the “Dedication” and “winter” in order that Yehovah could test you in these last days as to whether or not you would profane His Sabbath by adding to it other holidays. He is proving those who are to be Kings and Priests in the Kingdom.  King David will rule over them during the Millennium and King David has never heard of the “Chanukah” festival.

Psa 26:2  Examine me, O Jehovah, and prove me; purify my heart and my mind.

Prove your love to Yehovah and keep only what He has said to keep in Lev 23 and Lev 25. Do not add to it.

Now let’s read of the real Dedication which Solomon did and the one Yehshua was keeping a memorial to.  The REAL LIGHT came and filled the Temple. Not some imposter light on a candle.

1Ki 8:1 And Solomon gathered the elders of Israel, and all the heads of the tribes, the chief of the fathers of the sons of Israel, to King Solomon in Jerusalem, so that they might bring up the ark of the covenant of Jehovah out of the city of David, which is Zion. 2 And all the men of Israel were gathered to King Solomon at the feast in the month Ethanim, which is the seventh month. 3 And all the elders of Israel came in, and the priests took up the ark. 4 And they brought up the ark of Jehovah, and the tabernacle of the congregation, and all the holy vessels which were in the tabernacle; even those the priests and the Levites brought up. 5 And King Solomon, and all the congregation of Israel who had assembled to him, were with him before the ark sacrificing sheep and oxen which could not be counted nor numbered for multitude. 6 And the priests brought in the ark of the covenant of Jehovah into its place, into the holy place of the house, into the Holy of Holies, under the wings of the cherubs. 7 For the cherubs spread forth theirtwo wings over the place of the ark. And the cherubs covered the ark and the staves of it above. 8 And they drew out the staves, so that the ends of the staves were seen out in the holy place, in front of the Holy of Holies. And they were not seen outside. And there they are until today. 9 There was nothing in the ark except the two tablets of stone which Moses put there at Horeb, when Jehovah made a covenant with the sons of Israel when they came out of the land of Egypt. 10 And it happened when the priests had come out of the Holy of Holies, the cloud filled the house of Jehovah. 11 And the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud, for the glory of Jehovah had filled the house of Jehovah. 12 And Solomon said, Jehovah said that He would dwell in the thick darkness. 13 I have surely built a house of loftiness for You, a settled place for You to abide in forever. 14 And the king turned his face around and blessed all the congregation of Israel. And all the congregation of Israel stood. 15 And he said, Blessed be Jehovah, the God of Israel, who spoke with His mouth to David my father, and has fulfilled it by His hand, saying, 16 From the day that I brought forth My people Israel out of Egypt, I did not choose any city out of all the tribes of Israel to build a house, so that My name might be in it. But I chose David to be over My people Israel. 17 And it was in the heart of my father David to build a house for the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel. 18 And Jehovah said to my father David, Because it was in your heart to build a house to My name, you did well that it was in your heart. 19 Only, you shall not build the house, but your son who shall come out of your loins, he shall build the house to My name. 20 And Jehovah has performed His Word which He spoke, and I have risen up instead of my father David. And I sit on the throne of Israel, as Jehovah promised. And I have built a house for the name of Jehovah, the God of Israel. 21 And I have set there a place for the ark, in which is the covenant of Jehovah which He made with our fathers when He brought them out of the land of Egypt. 22 And Solomon stood before the altar of Jehovah in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward the heavens. 23 And he said, Jehovah, the God of Israel, there is no God like You, in Heaven above or on earth beneath, who keeps covenant and mercy with Your servants who walk before You with all their heart, 24 who have kept with Your servant David my father what You promised him. You also spoke with Your mouth, and have fulfilled with Your hand, as it is today. 25 And now, Jehovah, the God of Israel, keep with Your servant David, my father, what You promised him, saying, There shall not be cut off from you a man in My sight to sit on the throne of Israel– if your sons take heed to their way so that they walk before Me as you have walked before Me. 26 And now, O God of Israel, I pray You, let Your Word be proved to be true, the Word which You spoke to Your servant David my father. 27 But will God indeed dwell on the earth? Behold, the heavens and the heaven of heavens cannot contain You. How much less this house which I have built? 28 Yet, O, Jehovah my God, You have turned toward the prayer of Your servant and to his request, to listen to the cry and to the prayer which Your servant prays before You today; 29 for Your eyes to be open toward this house night and day, toward the place of which You have said, My name shall be there; to listen to the prayer which Your servant shall pray toward this place. 30 And You shall listen to the cry of Your servant, and of Your people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place, and hear in Heaven Your dwelling-place, and when You hear, forgive! 31 If any man sins against his neighbor, and if an oath is laid on him to cause him to swear, and if the oath comes before Your altar in this house, 32 then hear in Heaven, and do, and judge Your servants, to declare the wicked to be wicked, to bring his way on his head, and to declare the righteous to be righteous, to give him according to his righteousness. 33 When Your people Israel are crushed before the enemy because they have sinned against You, and shall turn again to You and confess Your name, and pray, and cry to You in this house, 34 then hear in Heaven and forgive the sin of Your people Israel, and bring them again into the land which You gave to their fathers. 35 When the heavens are restrained, and there is no rain because they have sinned against You, if they pray toward this place and confess Your name, and turn from their sin when You afflict them, 36 then hear in Heaven and forgive the sin of Your servants, and of Your people Israel, for You shall teach them the good way in which they should walk, and give rain on Your land which You have given to Your people for an inheritance. 37 If there is famine in the land, if there is plague, blasting, mildew, locusts; if there are stripping locusts; if their enemy encircles them in the land of their cities, whatever plague, whatever sickness, 38 any prayer, any supplication from any man of all Your people Israel, who shall each know the plague of his own heart, and shall spread forth his hands toward this house, 39 then hear in Heaven Your dwelling-place, and forgive, and do, and give to every man according to all his ways, whose heart You know. For You, You only, know the hearts of all the sons of Adam. 40 Do this so that they may fear You all the days that they live in the land which You have given to our fathers. 41 And concerning a stranger who is not of Your people Israel, but who comes out of a far country for Your name’s sake; 42 for they shall hear of Your great name and of Your strong hand and of Your stretched-out arm; and if he shall come and pray toward this house, 43 hear in Heaven Your dwelling-place, and do according to all that the stranger calls to You for, so that all the peoples of the earth may know Your name, to fear You, as Your people Israel do, and that they may know that this house which I have built is called by Your name. 44 If Your people go out to battle against their enemy, wherever You shall send them, and shall pray to Jehovah toward the city which You have chosen, and the house that I have built for Your name, 45 then hear in Heaven their prayer and their cry, and maintain their cause. 46 If they sin against You (for there is no man who does not sin), and if You are angry with them, and have delivered them up before the enemy, and they have been led away captive to the land of the enemy, far or near, 47 yet if they shall think within themselves in the land where they are carried captives, and repent, and pray to You in the land of their captors saying, We have sinned and have done perversely, we have done wickedly, 48 and so return to You with all their heart, and with all their soul, in the land of their enemies who led them away captive, and if they pray to You toward their land which You gave to their fathers, to the city which You have chosen, and the house which I have built for Your name, 49 then hear their prayer and their cry in Heaven Your dwelling-place, and maintain their cause, 50 and forgive Your people who have sinned against You, even all their sins which they have done against You, and give them pity before their captors, so that they may have pity on them. 51 For they are Your people, and Your inheritance, which You brought out of Egypt, from the middle of the furnace of iron, 52 for Your eyes shall be open to the prayer of Your servant, and to the prayer of Your people Israel, to listen to them in all that they call for to You. 53 For You have separated them from among all the people of the earth to be Your inheritance, as You spoke by the hand of Moses Your servant, when You brought our fathers out of Egypt, O Lord Jehovah. 54 And it happened as Solomon finished praying all this prayer and petition to Jehovah, he rose from before the altar of Jehovah, from kneeling on his knees with his hands spread up to heaven. 55 And he stood and blessed all the congregation of Israel with a loud voice, saying, 56 Blessed be Jehovah, who has given rest to His people Israel, according to all that He promised. There has not failed one word of all His good promise which He promised by the hand of Moses His servant. 57 May Jehovah our God be with us as He was with our fathers. Let Him not leave us nor forsake us, 58 to incline our hearts to Himself, to walk in all His ways and to keep His commandments and His statutes and His judgments which He commanded our fathers. 59 And let these my words, with which I have prayed before Jehovah, be near Jehovah our God day and night, so that He may maintain the cause of His servant, and the cause of His people Israel of each day in its day, 60 for all the people of the earth know that Jehovah is God; there is no other. 61 And let your heart be perfect with Jehovah our God, to walk in His statutes, and to keep His commandments, as at this day. 62 And the king, and all Israel with him, offered sacrifice before Jehovah. 63 And Solomon offered a sacrifice of peace offerings, which he offered to Jehovah, twenty-two thousand oxen, and a hundred and twenty thousand sheep. So the king and all the sons of Israel dedicated the house of Jehovah. 64 On that day the king sanctified the middle of the court before the house of Jehovah. For there he had offered the burnt offering, and the food offering, and the fat of the peace offerings; because the bronze altar before Jehovah was too small to contain the burnt offering, and the food offering, and the fat of the peace offerings. 65 And at that time Solomon held a feast, and all Israel with him, a great congregation, from the entering in of Hamath to the river of Egypt, before Jehovah our God, seven days and seven days, fourteen days. 66 On the eighth day he sent the people away. And they blessed the king and went to their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the good that Jehovah had done for David His servant, and for Israel His people.


The Talmud (/?t??lm?d, -m?d, ?tæl-/Hebrew: ?????????? talm?d “instruction, learning”, from a root lmd “teach, study”) is a central text of Rabbinic Judaism. It is also traditionally referred to as Shas (????), a Hebrew abbreviation of shisha sedarim, the “six orders”. The Talmud has two components. The first part is the Mishnah (Hebrew: ????, c. 200 CE), the written compendium of Judaism’s Oral Torah (Torah meaning “Instruction”, “Teaching” in Hebrew). The second part is the Gemara (c. 500 CE), an elucidation of the Mishnah and related Tannaitic writings that often ventures onto other subjects and expounds broadly on the Jewish Bible. The terms Talmud and Gemara are often used interchangeably, though strictly speaking that is not accurate.

The whole Talmud consists of 63 tractates, and in standard print is over 6,200 pages long. It is written in Tannaitic Hebrew and Aramaic. The Talmud contains the teachings and opinions of thousands of rabbis on a variety of subjects, including Halakha (law), Jewish ethics, philosophy, customs, history, lore and many other topics. The Talmud is the basis for all codes of Jewish law and is much quoted in rabbinic literature.

Originally, Jewish scholarship was oral. Rabbis expounded and debated the Torah (the written Torah expressed in the Jewish Bible) and discussed the Tanakh without the benefit of written works (other than the Biblical books themselves), though some may have made private notes (megillot setarim), for example of court decisions. However, this situation changed drastically, mainly as the result of the destruction of the Jewish commonwealth and the Second Temple in the year 70 CE and the consequent upheaval of Jewish social and legal norms. As the Rabbis were required to face a new reality—mainly Judaism without a Temple (to serve as the center of teaching and study) and Judea without at least partial autonomy—there was a flurry of legal discourse and the old system of oral scholarship could not be maintained. It is during this period that Rabbinic discourse began to be recorded in writing.[1][2] The earliest recorded oral Torah may have been of the midrashic form, in which halakhic discussion is structured as exegetical commentary on the Pentateuch. But an alternative form, organized by subject matter instead of by biblical verse, became dominant about the year 200 CE, when Rabbi Judah haNasi redacted the Mishnah.

The Oral Torah was far from monolithic; rather, it varied among various schools. The most famous two were the School of Shammai and the School of Hillel. In general, all valid opinions, even the non-normative ones, were recorded in the Talmud.

As you can see the Talmud was not written down until after 200 C.E. That is over 170 years after Yehshua was killed. Now lets read what the Talmud does say about the keeping of Chanukah.

Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Shabbat, page 21b  

Our Rabbis taught: The commandment of Chanukah requires one light per household; the zealous kindle a light for each member of the household; and the extremely zealous — Beit Shammai maintain: On the first day eight lights are lit and thereafter they are gradually reduced [by one each day]; but Beit Hillel say: On the first day one is lit and thereafter they are progressively increased. Ulla said: In the West [Eretz Yisrael] two amoraim, R. Jose b. Abin and R. Jose b. Zebida, differ concerning this: one maintains, the reasoning of Beit Shammai is that it should correspond to the days still to come, and that of Beit Hillel is that it shall correspond to the days that are gone. But another maintains: Beit Shammai’s reason is that it shall correspond to the bullocks of the Festival [of Tabernacles; i.e. Sukkot], while Beit Hillel’s reason is that we increase in matters of sanctity but do not reduce.

Rabbah b. Bar Hana said: There are two old men in Sidon: one did as Beth Shammai and the other as Beth Hillel: the former gave the reason of his action that it should correspond to the bullocks of the Festival, while the latter stated his reason because we promote in [matters of] sanctity but do not reduce.

Our Rabbis taught: It is incumbent to place the Chanukah lamp by the door of one’s house on the outside; if one dwells in an upper chamber, place it at the window nearest the street. But in times of danger it is sufficient to place it on the table. Raba said: Another lamp is required for its light to be used, yet if there is a blazing fire it is unnecessary. But in the case of an important person, even if there is a blazing fire another lamp is required.

What is the reason for Chanukah? For our Rabbis taught: On the 25th of Kislev begin the days of Chanukah, which are eight, during which lamentation for the dead and fasting are forbidden. For when the Greeks entered the Temple, they defiled all the oils in it, and when the Hasmonean dynasty prevailed against and defeated them, they [the Hasmoneans] searched and found only one cruse of oil which possessed the seal of the High Priest, but which contained sufficient oil for only one day’s lighting; yet a miracle occurred there and they lit [the lamp] for eight days. The following year these days were appointed a Festival with the recitation of Hallel and thanksgiving.

Right there in plain site is the lie that this light stayed lit for 8 days. Now compare this to what it actually says in Maccabees. The miracle of Chanukah never took place. It is made up starting in the Talmud.

[The Second Book of Maccabees 1:1-9 and 10:1-8]

The Jewish brethren in Jerusalem and those in the land of Judea, to their Jewish brethren in Egypt: Greeting and good peace.

May God do good to you, and may God remember his covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, his faithful servants. May he give you all a heart to worship him and to do his will with a strong heart and a willing spirit. May he open your heart to his law and his commandments, and may he bring peace. May he hear your prayers and be reconciled to you, and may he not forsake you in time of evil. We are now praying for you here.

In the reign of Demetrius, in the 169th year, we Jews wrote to you in the critical distress which came upon us in those years after Jason and his company revolted from the holy land and the kingdom and burned the gate and shed innocent blood. We besought the Lord and we were heard, we offered sacrifice and cereal offering and we lit the lamps and we set out the loaves. Now see that you keep the Feast of Booths in the month of Kislev, in the 188th year…

Now Maccabeus and his followers, the Lord leading them on, recovered the Temple and the city and they tore down the altars which had been built in the public square by the foreigners, and also destroyed the sacred precincts. They purified the sanctuary and made another altar of sacrifice. Then striking fire out of flint, they offered sacrifices, after a lapse of two years, and they burned incense and lit lamps and set out the bread of the Presence. When they had done this, they fell prostrate and besought the Lord that they might never again fall into such misfortunes, but that if they should ever sin, they might be disciplined by him with forbearance and not be handed over to blasphemous and barbarous nations. It happened that on the same day on which the sanctuary had been profaned by the foreigners, the purification of the sanctuary took place, that is, on the 25th day of Kislev. They celebrated it for eight days with rejoicing, in the manner of the Feast of Booths, remembering how not long before, during the Feast of Booths, they had been wandering in the mountains and caves like wild animals. Therefore bearing ivy-wreathed wands and beautiful branches and also fronds of palm, they offered hymns of thanksgiving to him who had given success to the purifying of his own holy place. They decreed by public ordinance and vote that the whole nation of the Jews should observe these days every year.

In 2014 we did a series of News Letters explaining exactly what the meaning of the 8th Day was. This 8th Day is the Feast of Dedication. If you want to know what this Greatest of Feast days is all about and if you want to learn the truth and stop playing the Dredal lie of Chanukah then look over some of these articles.

For those who want to read more about this Chanukah lie, I have the following articles for you.


  1. Jordan

    thanks for the challenge, finding it hard to keep up and not enough time to get into all the questions but one I haven’t seen anyone else talk about…. from last weeks Torah portion, I see Edom (Esau being the 2nd Adam, so reference to Yeshua…he was the first born, of the earth like Adam. The deceiver- which is what Yaakov means- grabs his heel but then He crushes his head when the STONE is put at Yaakov’s head….maybe this is why Yah uses such strong words as hating Esaw for despising his birthright!!!! Just like Moses wrecked a shadow picture, so did Esau, Yah told Rivka that the older would serve the younger and she thought that meant Jacob was the first born, and indeed Jacob did act more like the spiritual first born in many ways but did not Yeshua come to serve? THe older by far lol! What would have happened if Rivka would have let Yah handle it? I just want to add that it was my 7 year old who pointed out that the rock was Yeshua and crushed the head of the enemy when I asked him “why do you think it says he put the rock at his head?”
    Also the pillow thing is an assumption…when it says he put a stone at his head it can mean a variety of things such as
    put ????? -appoint, bring, call a name, care, cast in, change, charge,
    Or siym {seem}; a primitive root; to put (used in a great variety of applications, literal, figurative, inferentially, and elliptically) — X any wise, appoint, bring, call (a name), care, cast in, change, charge, commit, consider, convey, determine, + disguise, dispose, do, get, give, heap up, hold, impute, lay (down, up), leave, look, make (out), mark, + name, X on, ordain, order, + paint, place, preserve, purpose, put (on), + regard, rehearse, reward, (cause to) set (on, up), shew, + stedfastly, take, X tell, + tread down, ((over-))turn, X wholly, work.
    at his head ???????????-a place at the head, head place bolster, head, pillow from the word ???????????-meaning principality Denominative from ro’sh; properly, headship, i.e. (plural for collective) dominion — principality.
    Then that aleph tav rock (as Gen28:18 states) is the first anointing in scripture which is what Messiah means, anointed
    So this would be a continuation of the prophecy given to Adam and Chavah at the garden which also speaks of the Messiah, her seed crushing his head. I am also wondering if this is why Yah changed Yaakovs name…and in the end He uses both Israel and Yaakov sometimes in the same passage, like 2 groups of ppl. Anyway, getting off topic…

  2. bronni

    Absolutely gobsmacked! Thankyou for this teaching of TRUTH.

  3. Zechariah

    Question 3 Isaiah ch 53 vs 11

  4. peter and jacquelyn smith

    Who hath ascended up into heaven, or descended? who hath gathered the wind in his fists? who hath bound the waters in a garment? who hath established all the ends of the earth? what is his name, and what is his son’s name, if thou canst tell?
    Could this be Yeshua, or is it Moses speaking to pharaoh, concerning the Children of Israel – His first born?
    Proverbs 30:4
    Was Yeshua the Prophet Moses spoke of ? or from Genesis, he (hasatan) shall bruise your heel but (Yeshua) will smite his head ?
    Thanks, Blessings of YeHoVah upon you and your family

  5. peter and jacquelyn smith

    2 Samuel 7:12
    12 When your days are fulfilled and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your offspring after you, who shall come from your body, and I will establish his kingdom. 13 He shall build a house for my name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. 14 I will be to him a father, and he shall be to me a son. When he commits iniquity, I will discipline him with the rod of men, with the stripes of the sons of men, 15 but my steadfast love will not depart from him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away from before you. 16 And your house and your kingdom shall be made sure forever before me.3 Your throne shall be established forever.’ Possibility this refers to Yeshua, or tribe of Judah?

  6. Vk

    Slowly learning more about research in the Word!
    Question one: Where are the scriptures that tell us God was going to come in the flesh?
    Isaiah 7:14 “Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign: Behold, a virgin will be with child and bear a son, and she will call His name Immanuel.
    Isaiah 9:6 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.
    Question two: Where are the scriptures that say God will die for your sins?
    Isaiah 53:10 and 12 11 He shall see [the fruit] of the travail of His soul and be satisfied; by His knowledge of Himself [which He possesses and imparts to others] shall My [uncompromisingly] righteous One, My Servant, justify many and make many righteous (upright and in right standing with God), for He shall bear their iniquities and their guilt [with the consequences, says the Lord]. (Amp)
    Isaiah 53:5-6 NASB 5 But He was pierced through for our transgressions, He was crushed for our iniquities; The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him, And by His scourging we are healed. 6 All of us like sheep have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the LORD has caused the iniquity of us all To fall on Him.
    Question three: Where are we told that the Messiah would be killed?
    Psalm 22:14-15 I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint; My heart is like wax; It is melted within me. My strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue cleaves to my jaws; and You lay me in the dust of death.

  7. Anonymous

    With all this homework you have given us, I am becoming more and more astounded at what has been told to us in the OT . Scriptures I know but never really ‘saw’ the message. I’m just wowed at this one telling us that YHVH himself would be our redemption. Isaac calls to his FATHER who answers. Here ‘I Am’. Where do we see ‘I AM ‘ elsewhere ????
    Gen 22: 7. And Yitshaq spoke to Abraham his father and said ” My father!” And he said, “Here I AM , my son”. And he said, “See, the fire and the wood ! But where is the lamb for an ascending offering ?”
    V 8. And Abraham said, “My son, Elohim does provide for Himself the lamb for an ascending offering ”
    Other verses telling us that YHVH would be a willing sacrifice and die for us can be found in all of isaiah 52. Specific verses answering your question 3. And some also answer Qu 4
    V 5 pierced for our transgressions , crushed for our crookedness…
    V 6 …And YHVH has laid on Him the crookedness of us all
    V 8 ….cut off from the land of the living. For the transgression of My people He was stricken
    V 10 But YHVH was pleased to crush him…..
    V 12…….because He poured out His being unto death, and He was counted with the transgressors, and He bore the sin of many and made intercession for the transgressors.
    it’s great also to go through what others have posted and to check them out. A great assignment, Thankyou Joe !!

  8. jesse zirkle

    Joseph bless you
    Where are the scriptures that tell us God will come in flesh?
    I know from the beginning until the end* Alef Tav.
    The scripture that starts it for me is the blessing to Abraham on the Mt. where he offered Isaac as a sacrifice, but the Angel stop him
    Gen.22:18 And in thy seed shall all the nations of the earth be blessed; because you have obeyed my voice.
    The word seed is stands as singular, this to me indicating that the promise is not about many, but about one in the future .
    this to me goes with John 3:16 For god so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him
    should not perish, but have everlasting life.
    Then there is Jacob blessing to Judah Gen. 49:10 The Sceptre shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet,
    until Shiloh come; and unto him shall the gathering of the people be.
    The Sceptre symbolizes power.
    The word Shiloh – conciliator
    He will eliminate the enmity between the people and God.
    The Angels sang at Yeshuas birth about this, elimination of hostility between heaven and earth.
    Glory to God in the highest and on earth PEACE, good will toward men Luke 2:14
    Then we go to Balaam the prophet.
    He was called to curse Israel but all he could do was bless them . Then at the in he saw a prophecy of the Messiah.
    I shall see Him, but not now:
    I will behold Him, but not nigh:
    There shall come a star out of Jacob,
    and Sceptre shall rise out of Israel,
    and shall smite the corners of Moab,
    and destroy all the children of Sheth
    My last scripture and they are a lot more.
    Deut. 18:18-19 I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brethren and will put My Words in His mouth;
    and He shall speak unto them all that I shall command Him , and it shall come to pass,that whosoever will not hearken unto My Words whith He shall speak in My NAME, I will require it of him.
    There has not been a Prophet until Yeshua, that has had all His WORDS.
    People with the vail in front of them will not see the things that we see .
    I can take scripture and see, but not of my own ability. He took the scales off to let me see.
    Bless YeHoVaH
    The things you talk about awakens the spirit in my head and the light comes on.
    I do thank YeHoVaH for our meeting, it was not a coincidence.
    Like I have said I can not prove anything to people, if they are to believe they have to prove it for them self. We can give them scripture but if vail is not lifted they will not see. For my friends and family the vail has not lifted and that hurts because I think I have failed. I some time wonder why He gives me all this information, is it for me or am I to teach others. At this time I have know others.
    Your friend I do not understand. I have listen to his many teachings . I have even listen to his 7 part study you may say and I don’t understand how he can teach one thing then do a complete turn around. Out of respect i listen but still don’t see.
    I will pray for him that is all i can do.
    Thank you Joseph for a job well done

  9. Jenny

    Dear Joseph,
    I am late getting this homework assignment to you. Please correct me if I’m wrong. I, like others had a hard time doing it especially trying to prove that God is going to come in the flesh. It was easier to prove that God will die for your sins. So I’ll start with that. Perhaps you or others already did this homework. Mine is “ditto,” but I did do it.
    1. Proof from Old Testament that God will die for your sins.
    “And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heal.” Genesis 3:15
    “And Abraham said, “God will seek out for himself the lamb for the offering, my son.” “They arrived at the place of which God had spoken to him; Abraham built the altar there, and arranged the wood, he bound Isaac, his son, and he placed him on the altar atop the wood. Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slaughter his son. And an angel (messenger) of Yehovah called to him from heaven, and said, “Abraham! Abraham! And he said, “Here I am.” And he said, “Do not stretch out your hand against the lad nor do anything to him for now I know that you are a God-fearing man, since you have not withheld your son, your only one, from me. And Abraham raised his eyes and saw-behold a ram! Afterwards, caught in the thicket by its horns; so Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up as an offering instead of his son. And Abraham called the name of that site “Yehovah Yireh, as it is said this day, on the mountain Yehovah will be seen… Genesis 22:8-14
    So Moses made a snake and put it up on a pole. Then when anyone was bitten by a snake and looked at the bronze snake, he lived. Numbers 21:9 (the snake=sin…get it we are “bitten by sin”
    My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
    Why are you so far from saving me, from the words of my groaning?
    2 O my God, I cry by day, but you do not answer,
    and by night, but I find no rest.
    3 Yet you are holy,
    enthroned on the praises[a] of Israel.
    4 In you our fathers trusted;
    they trusted, and you delivered them.
    5 To you they cried and were rescued;
    in you they trusted and were not put to shame.
    6 But I am a worm and not a man,
    scorned by mankind and despised by the people.
    7 All who see me mock me;
    they make mouths at me; they wag their heads;
    8 “He trusts in the LORD; let him deliver him;
    let him rescue him, for he delights in him!”
    9 Yet you are he who took me from the womb;
    you made me trust you at my mother’s breasts.
    10 On you was I cast from my birth,
    and from my mother’s womb you have been my God.
    11 Be not far from me,
    for trouble is near,
    and there is none to help.
    12 Many bulls encompass me;
    strong bulls of Bashan surround me;
    13 they open wide their mouths at me,
    like a ravening and roaring lion.
    14 I am poured out like water,
    and all my bones are out of joint;
    my heart is like wax;
    it is melted within my breast;
    15 my strength is dried up like a potsherd,
    and my tongue sticks to my jaws;
    you lay me in the dust of death.
    16 For dogs encompass me;
    a company of evildoers encircles me;
    they have pierced my hands and feet[b]—
    17 I can count all my bones—
    they stare and gloat over me;
    18 they divide my garments among them,
    and for my clothing they cast lots.
    19 But you, O LORD, do not be far off!
    O you my help, come quickly to my aid!
    20 Deliver my soul from the sword,
    my precious life from the power of the dog!
    21 Save me from the mouth of the lion!
    You have rescued[c] me from the horns of the wild oxen!
    Psalm 22:1-21
    Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and Yehovah has laid on him, the iniquity of us all. He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before her shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth. By oppression and judgment he was taken away. And who can speak of his descendants? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was stricken. He was assigned a grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death, though he had done no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth. Yet it was Yehovah’s will to crush him and cause him to suffer, and though Yehovah makes his life a guilt offering, he will see his offspring and prolong his days, and the will of Yehovah will prosper in his hand. After the suffering of his soul, he will see the light of life, and be satisfied; by his knowledge my righteous servant will justify many, and he will bear their iniquities. Therefore I will give him a portion among the great, and he will divide the spoils with the strong, because he poured out his life unto death, and was numbered with the transgressors. For he bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors. Isaiah 53: 4-12
    2. Proof from the old Testament that God is going to come in the flesh.
    What I set out to prove is that God has come in the flesh on a number of occasions. He promises to be with us if we obey him.
    This is very hard to provide unless you now that Yeshua is Yehovah and he has come down and was with man as the “pre-incarnate Christ/Messiah. In many scriptures, Yehovah has showed up as the Malak Yehovah (Messenger of Yehovah).
    Angel of Yehovah appears to:
    Hagar—–And an angel of Yehovah found her (Hagar) by the spring of water in the desert…The angel of Yehovah also said to her, “I will so greatly multiply your offspring that they cannot be counted for multitudes.” Genesis 16:7, 10
    Abraham—–Yehovah appeared (was seen) to him (Abraham) in the plains of Mamre while he was sitting at the entrance of the tent in the heat of the day…Genesis 18:1
    Jacob—–And behold! Yehovah was standing over him (Jacob), and He said, “I am Yehovah, God of Abraham your father and God of Isaac; the ground upon which you are lying to you will I give it and to your descendants. Your offspring shall be as the dust of the earth, and you shall spread out powerfully westward, eastward, northward and southward; and all the families of the earth shall bless themselves by you and by your offspring. Behold, I am with you; I will guard you wherever you go, and I will return you to this soul; for I will not forsake you until I will have done what I have spoken about you. Jacob awoke from his sleep and said, Surely Yehovah is present in this place. And he became frightened and said, How awesome is this place! This is none other than the abode of God and this is the gate of the heavens! Jacob arose early in the morning and took the stone that he placed around his head and set it up as a pillar; and he poured oil on its top. And he named that place Beth-el (Luz) Genesis 28:13-19
    Jacob was left alone and a man wrestled with him until the break of dawn. When he perceived that he could not overcome him, he struck the socket of his hip; so Jacob’s hip-socket was dislocated as he wrestled with him. Then he said, “Let me go, for dawn has broken.” And he (Jacob) said, “I will not let you go unless you bless me.” He said to him, “What is your name?” He replied. “Jacob.” He said, “No longer will it be said that your name is Jacob, but Israel, for you have striven with God and prevailed. Then Jacob inquired, and he said, Tell me, if you please, your name.” and he said, “Why the do you inquire of my name?” And he blessed him there. So Jacob called the name of the place Peniel—For I have seen Elohim face to face (pan’im el pan’im), yet my soul he delivered. Genesis 32:25-31
    B’ney Israel (Children/sons of Israel) ——-They journeyed from Sukkot and encamped in Etam at the edge of the wilderness. Yehovah went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them on the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so that they could travel day and night. He did not remove the pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night from before the people. Exodus 13:20-22
    Moses——-An angel of Yehovah appeared to him (Moses) in a flame of fire from amid the bush. He saw and behold! The bush was burning in the fire but the bush was not consumed. Moses thought, “I will turn aside now and look at this great sight—why will the bush not be burned.” Yehovah saw that he turned aside to see, and God called out to him from amid the bush and said, “Moses, Moses” and he replied, ‘Here I am!” He said, “Do not come closer to here, removed your shoes from your feet, for the place upon which you stand is holy ground.” And he said, “I am the God of your father, the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.” Moses hid his face, for he was afraid to gaze toward God (haElohim). Exodus 3:2-6
    And He (Yehovah) said, “For I shall be with you—and this is your sign that I have sent you: When you take the people out of Egypt , you will serve God on this mountain.” Exodus 2:12
    Children of Israel——Behold! I send an angel(messenger) before you to protect you on the way, and to bring you to the place that I have made ready. Beware of him—hearken to his voice, do not rebel against him, for he will not forgive you your willful sin—for MY NAME is within Him. Exodus 23:20-22 (Who forgives sin or who doesn’t forgive willful sin…certainly not an angel but yeshua.} Also Yehovah says “I am Yehovah, that is my name; my glory I give to no other, nor my praise to Idols. Isaiah 42:8 If an angel/messenger is a messenger of Yehovah…that person carries his name…Yeshua (who is Yehovah)
    For if you hearken to his voice and carry out all that I shall speak, then I shall be the enemy of your enemies and persecute your persecutors. For my angel shall go before you and bring you to the Amorite, the Hittite, the Perizzite, the Canaanite, the Hivvite, and the Jebusite, and I will annihilate them. Do not prostrate yourself to their gods, do not worship them, and do not act according to their practices; rather, you shall tear them apart, and you shall smash their pillars. You shall worship Yehovah, your God and He shall bless your bread and your water, and I shall remove illness from your midst. Exodus 23:22-25
    Gideon—–An angel of Yehovah came and sat under the elm tree in Ophrah, that belonged to Joash, the Abi-ezrite. His son Gideon was threshing wheat at the winepress, to hid it from Midian. The angel of yehovah appeared to him, and said to him, “Yehovah is with you. O mighty hero!” Judges 6:11-12
    Yehovah said to him, “For I shall be with you, and you shall strike down Midian as if it were a single man.” He said to Him, “If I have now found favor I your eyes, then perform a sign for me that it is you who speaks with me. Please do not depart from here until I return to you; I will bring forth my tribute and place it before you.” He said, “I shall remain until you return.” So Gideon went inside and prepared a young goat, and matzos from an ephah of flour. He put the meat in a basket and put the broth in a pot. He brought it out to him beneath the elm, and presented it. The angel of God said to him “Take the meat and the matzos and place them on that rock, and pour out the broth,” and he did so.
    The angel of Yehovah stretched out the edge of the staff that was in his hand and touched the meat and the matzos. A flame went up from the rock and consumed the meat and the matzos. Then the angel of Yehovah left his eyes. Gideon realized that if had been an angel of Yehovah! Gideon said, “Alas, my Lord Yehovah Elohim, inasmuch as I have seen an angel of Yehovah face to face (pan’im el pan’im)…! Yehovah said to him, “Peace to you. Do not be afraid; you will not die!” Gideon built an altar there to Yehovah and called it, “Yehovah Shalom” Judges 6:16-24 (This isn’t Torah, Psalms or prophets, but an angel still appeared in the flesh),
    Then he (Nevukadnetzar) commanded the strong men of his guard to bind Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, to throw them into the fiery burning furnace. Daniel 3:20 Because of the king’s preemptory command and because the furnace was so overheated, those men who carried up Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego were killed by a flame of fire. Daniel 3:22
    Then King Nevukadnetzar, bewildered, stood up in haste, He exclaimed to his ministers and said, “Did we not throw three bound men into the fire?” They replied and said to the king, “True, O King!” He exclaimed and said, “Behold, I see FOUR UNBOUND MEN walking in the fire, and there is no wound on them, and the appearance of the fourth (one is like a /lvar elahin/ (Aramaic for son of Elohim!/son of God!) It is strange that this chapter (not sure about others) is written in Aramaic not Hebrew). Daniel 3:24-25 The English translation doesn’t do it justice. English translation says….v25 and the appearance of the fourth is like an angel. There is no word “angel.” If it were the word angel, it would say ???????? The text says: “ lvar elahin” (as/like a son of elahin (Elohim) ???????????????
    There are other examples, but I think this is sufficient for now to show the Yehovah/God appeared in the flesh in the Old Testament.
    I haven’t “tackled” your current newsletter yet on Channukah, but I’m in the opinion that if Yehovah doesn’t command us to celebrate Chanukah then I won’t either. When I read Maccabees, it doesn’t appear that Yehovah punished people who celebrate it or like in Esther—he didn’t punish the people who celebrated Purim either, but why would I add more stuff to do. Iam by no means a party pooper, but I sure don’t want to add to the Torah.
    Blessings to you all and Shabbat Shalom,

  10. Jan Sytsma

    This is my 3rd attempt. I do not see the others. USE THIS VERSION PLEASE should you have multiples.
    These verses tell us the “Branch” (Yeshua) will be born from Jesse
    The word translated branch’ is (netser), which derives from the verb (natsar) meaning ‘to guard, watch, keep, or preserve’
    The Righteous Reign of the Branch
    Isa 11:1 And a Rod shall come forth from the stump of Yishai, and a Sprout from his roots shall be fruitful.
    Isa 11:2 The Spirit of ???? shall rest upon Him – the Spirit of wisdom and understanding, the Spirit of counsel and might, the Spirit of knowledge and of the fear of ????,
    Isa 11:3 and shall make Him breathe in the fear of ????. And He shall not judge by the sight of His eyes, nor decide by the hearing of His ears.
    Isa 11:4 But with righteousness He shall judge the poor, and shall decide with straightness for the meek ones of the earth, and shall strike the earth with the rod of His mouth, and slay the wrong with the breath of His lips.
    Isa 11:5 And righteousness shall be the girdle of His loins, and trustworthiness the girdle of His waist.
    Jer 23:5 “See, the days are coming,” declares ????, “when I shall raise for Davi? a Branch of righteousness, and a Sovereign shall reign and act wisely, and shall do right-ruling and righteousness in the earth.
    Jer_33:15 In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up unto David; and he shall execute judgment and righteousness in the land.
    Zec_3:8 Hear now, O Joshua the high priest, thou, and thy fellows that sit before thee: for they are men wondered at: for, behold, I will bring forth my servant the BRANCH.
    Zec_6:12 And speak unto him, saying, Thus speaketh the LORD of hosts, saying, Behold the man whose name is The BRANCH; and he shall grow up out of his place, and he shall build the temple of the LORD:
    Isaiah 61: We see Yeshua speaking verses 1 and a portion of the 2nd verse.
    The Year of the Lord’s Favor
    Isa 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;
    Isa 61:2 To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn;
    He comes from lineage of David via two ways:
    1Ch_2:4 And Tamar his daughter in law bare him Pharez and Zerah. All the sons of Judah were five.
    The Royal Line of Judah has continued through Zerah’s son’s Calcol and Dara.
    This is used to show her husband’s Joseph lineage back to Judah. (I think)
    However, Michael Rood as well as the AENT Scriptures say the passage in Matthew provides the key to the lineage of Yeshua to King David and Judah.
    Mat 1:16 And Ya?aqo? brought forth Yos?ph the husband of Miryam, of whom was born ????? who is called Messiah.
    Mat 1:17 So all the generations from A?raham to Dawi? were fourteen generations, and from Davi? until the exile to Ba?el were fourteen generations, and from the exile to Ba?el until the Messiah were fourteen generations.
    It indicates 14 generations, but this is only 13 generations. Michael Rood indicated on his TV show from talking with Nehemiah Gordon and the AENT Scriptures itself, indicate verse 16 should say Yoseph the FATHER of Miryam. NOW you have 14 verses. Mary’s husband AND her Father were both named Joseph. THIS lineage given by Matthew reveals Yeshua’s lineage thru King David to Judah.
    Whether this is true or not, I do not know, but it does make Matthew 1:17 accurately represent 14 generations.
    His Death is throughout the Tanach via the Aleph Tav. One example:
    The Sacrifice of Isaac
    Gen 22:4 And on the third day A?raham lifted his eyes and saw the place from a distance.
    Gen 22:8 And A?raham said, “My son, Elohim does provide for Himself the lamb for an ascending offering.” And the two of them went together.
    Gen 22:13 And Abraham (ALEPH TAV) ???? lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind [him] a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took (ALEPH TAV) ???? the ram, and offered him up for a burnt offering in the stead of his son.
    Here’s another example of the Aleph Tav (Messiah) in the Passover and with the sacrifices. SEE THE SACRIFICIAL OFFERINGS of grain point to Messiah…the Aleph Tav…the Father made flesh….
    And they shall do, sons of Israel, (ALEPH TAV) the Passover, in the appointed time of Him. And they kept the Passover on the fourteenth day of the first month at even in the wilderness of Sinai: according to all that Yehovah commanded Moses, so did the children of Israel. Numbers 9:5
    During Passover, the oblation (grain offering) is more specifically the “wave sheaf” offering of the first fruits, here we see the Aleph Tav of Messiah:
    “Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come into the land which I give unto you, and shall reap (ALEPH TAV) the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a sheaf of the first fruits of your harvest unto the priest: And he shall wave ALEPH TAV the sheaf before Yehovah, to be accepted for you: on the morrow after the Sabbath the priest shall wave it” Leviticus 23:10-11
    Messiah fulfilled the lamb’s (blood) offering at the time of Passover (Leviticus 23:5) and three days later at resurrection after the Sabbath He fulfilled the (grain) offering of the first fruits wave sheaf in His resurrection which overcame the abomination of the desolation of death which was given Adam. This fulfillment of the offering of the wave sheaf and its acceptance is spoken of by John.
    ISAIAH 53:6 sa 53:6 We all, like sheep, went astray, each one of us has turned to his own way. And ???? has laid on Him the ALEPH TAV iniquity of us all.
    RED HEIFER Sacrifice
    He provided the elimination of the death penalty from the cleaning water of the Red Heifer ashes. The Red Heifer was killed outside the camp at a “clean place”, the same place Yeshua was hung on the tree.
    Jer 11:19 But I was like a gentle lamb brought to the slaughter. And I did not know that they had plotted against me, saying, “Let us destroy the tree with its fruit, and let us cut him off from the land of the living, and let his name be remembered no more.”
    Laws for Purification
    Num 19:1 And ???? spoke to Mosheh and to Aharon, saying,
    Num 19:2 “This is a law of the Torah which ???? has commanded, saying, ‘Speak to the children of Yisra’?l, that they bring you a red heifer, a perfect one, in which there is no blemish and on which a yoke has never come.
    Num 19:3 And you shall give it to El?azar the priest, and he shall bring it outside the camp, and shall slay it before him.
    Num 19:4 And El?azar the priest shall take some of its blood with his finger, and sprinkle some of its blood seven times toward the front of the Tent of Appointment.
    Num 19:5 And the heifer shall be burned before his eyes – he burns its hide, and its flesh, and its blood, and its dung.
    Num 19:12 He is to cleanse himself with the water on the third day, and on the seventh day he is clean. But if he does not cleanse himself on the third day, then on the seventh day he is not clean.
    Num 19:19 And the clean one shall sprinkle the unclean on the third day and on the seventh day. And on the seventh day he shall cleanse himself, and shall wash his garments and bathe in water, and shall be clean in the evening.
    Num 19:20 But the man who is unclean and does not cleanse himself, that being shall be cut off from among the assembly, because he has defiled the set-apart place of ???? – water for uncleanness has not been sprinkled on him, he is unclean.
    Num 19:21 And it shall be a law for them forever. And the one who sprinkles the water for uncleanness washes his garments. And the one who touches the water for uncleanness is unclean until evening.
    Num 19:22 And whatever the unclean being touches is unclean. And the being who touches it is unclean until evening.’ ”
    THIS VERSE – VERSE 12 points as well to Yeshua death and resurrection on the 3rd millennial day and this purifies us for the 7th millennial day when WE will be pronounced clean.

  11. E

    Isaiah 53
    Who has believed our message?
    And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?
    For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot,
    And like a root out of parched ground;
    He has no stately form or majesty
    That we should look upon Him,
    Nor appearance that we should be attracted to Him.
    He was despised and forsaken of men,
    A man of sorrows and acquainted with grief;
    And like one from whom men hide their face
    He was despised, and we did not esteem Him.
    Surely our griefs He Himself bore,
    And our sorrows He carried;
    Yet we ourselves esteemed Him stricken,
    Smitten of God, and afflicted.
    But He was pierced through for our transgressions,
    He was crushed for our iniquities;
    The chastening for our well-being fell upon Him,
    And by His scourging we are healed.
    All of us like sheep have gone astray,
    Each of us has turned to his own way;
    But the Lord has caused the iniquity of us all
    To fall on Him.
    He was oppressed and He was afflicted,
    Yet He did not open His mouth;
    Like a lamb that is led to slaughter,
    And like a sheep that is silent before its shearers,
    So He did not open His mouth.
    By oppression and judgment He was taken away;
    And as for His generation, who considered
    That He was cut off out of the land of the living
    For the transgression of my people, to whom the stroke was due?
    His grave was assigned with wicked men,
    Yet He was with a rich man in His death,
    Because He had done no violence,
    Nor was there any deceit in His mouth.
    But the Lord was pleased
    To crush Him, putting Him to grief;
    If He would render Himself as a guilt offering,
    He will see His offspring,
    He will prolong His days,
    And the good pleasure of the Lord will prosper in His hand.
    As a result of the anguish of His soul,
    He will see it and be satisfied;
    By His knowledge the Righteous One,
    My Servant, will justify the many,
    As He will bear their iniquities.
    Therefore, I will allot Him a portion with the great,
    And He will divide the booty with the strong;
    Because He poured out Himself to death,
    And was numbered with the transgressors;
    Yet He Himself bore the sin of many,
    And interceded for the transgressors.

  12. Jan Sytsma

    Well Joe, for those who work a 5 day week, Wednesday is and always will be the 3rd day of the week. A week is 5 days and 2 days; not 7 days. Has always been difficult for me to see Wednesday as the 4th day. BUT, that is part of the deceiver’s plan isn’t it. To see Sunday as the Sabbath and Monday as the 1st day. SO, I need to correct the prior post regarding this matter if you’ll let me.
    This link to your chart shows us the years in a millennial day:
    A Jubilee Year cycle is 7 Sabbatical years, therefore 7 Sabbatical Year cycles x 7 Years in a cycle = 49 years in a Jubilee Year cycle.
    20 Jubilee Year cycles at 49 years each = 980 years, Therefore, each millennial day runs as follows in terms of Time since Creation.
    Why 20? Because 21 Jubilee Year cycles x 49 = 1,029, which exceeds a 1,000 year millennial day as discussed here:
    2 Peter_3:8 But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
    One Thousand Years is also mentioned in other locations of Scripture, such as:
    Psa_90:4 For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night.
    Ecc_6:6 Yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?
    Rev_20:2 And he laid hold on the dragon, that old serpent, which is the Devil, and Satan, and bound him a thousand years,
    Rev_20:3 And cast him into the bottomless pit, and shut him up, and set a seal upon him, that he should deceive the nations no more, till the thousand years should be fulfilled: and after that he must be loosed a little season.
    Rev_20:4 … and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years.
    Rev_20:5 But the rest of the dead lived not again until the thousand years were finished. This is the first resurrection.
    Rev_20:6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection: on such the second death hath no power, but they shall be priests of God and of Christ, and shall reign with him a thousand years.
    Rev_20:7 And when the thousand years are expired, Satan shall be loosed out of his prison,
    Now we can see the millennial years broken out as follows as time since Creation:
    1st Millennial Day is: 1 – 980 (980 Years / 980 = 1 Millennial Day)
    2nd Millennial Day is: 981 – 1960 (1960 Years / 980 = 2 Millennial Days)
    3rd Millennial Day is: 1961 – 2940 (2940 Years / 980 = 3 Millennial Days)
    4th Millennial Day is: 2941 – 3920 (3920 Years / 980 = 4 Millennial Days)
    5th Millennial Day is: 3921 – 4900 (4900 Years / 980 = 5 Millennial Days)
    6th Millennial Day is: 4901 – 5880 (5880 Years / 980 = 6 Millennial Days)
    7th Millennial Day is: 5881 – 6860 (6860 Years / 980 = 7 Millennial Days)
    Yeshua was born on the Feast of Trumpets in 3 B.C., which is 3834 since creation.
    Yeshua’s death and resurrection was in 31 C.E., which is 3867 since creation.
    As you can see, Yeshua’s birth, death, and resurrection occur within the 4th Millennial Day:
    4th Millennial Day is: 2941 – 3920
    While I’m at it, I want to add something else to my prior post as well.
    I mentioned the lineage of Yeshua traced back to King David and Judah via Mary’s Father, thus making the 14 generations as Matthew tells us in his giving his lineage.
    This allows for these verses to align with “the seed of the woman” bringing forth Messiah:
    Gen_3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed AND HER SEED; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
    I also mention the Red Heifer sacrifice referring to being clean in 7 days. Here is that verse again:
    Num 19:19 And the clean one shall sprinkle the unclean on the third day and on the seventh day. And on the seventh day he shall cleanse himself, and shall wash his garments and bathe in water, and shall be clean in the evening.
    Yeshua was raised on the 3rd day and so was Jonah.
    I also failed to mention that the “clean place” as described in the Red Heifer sacrifice is the Mount of Olives directly across from the Eastern Gate of the Temple.
    Now, the following verse speaks of a woman being unclean 7 days after giving birth to a male. We see this throughout Scripture when it repeatedly speaks of Yisra’?l as “O virgin of Yisra’?l ”. We are Yisra’?l; We are also “the woman”; We are also described as being virgin after all things are accomplished, which is the 7th day Millennial Rest.
    Lev_12:2 Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a woman have conceived seed, and born a man child: then she shall be unclean seven days; according to the days of the separation for her infirmity shall she be unclean.

  13. Abraham Abulafia

    The great sage of blessed memory Maimonides. Says you may argue with the Muslims but not with Christians. As they have taken their nonsense and layered it on top of that which is righteous. Nor many one of the righteous enter the church, of the idolaters.
    These anti-missionaries are misguided, let those who despise the L-rd be cutoff and judged for their sins.

  14. Jenny

    Dear Joseph,
    It’s my turn to be gobsmacked. I’m so blown away by the the previous Newsletters you wrote regarding the 8th day and Chanukah and the hidden truths written in Maccabees. I’m still reading to catch up. Thank you for posting those links. I ask Yehovah for knowledge, wisdom and understanding to understand his plan of salvation in my life and how everything all fits.
    For such a time as this.

  15. Jayson

    Question 2 answer:
    Gen 15:12
    “And when the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell upon Abram; and, lo, an horror of great darkness fell upon him.”
    Gen 15:17
    “And it came to pass, that, when the sun went down, and it was dark, behold a smoking furnace, and a burning lamp that passed between those pieces.”


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