News Letter 5857-025
The 5th Year of the 4th Sabbatical Cycle
The 26th year of the 120th Jubilee Cycle
The 27th day of the 6th month 5857 years after the creation of Adam
The 4th Sabbatical Cycle after the 119th Jubilee Cycle
The Sabbatical Cycle of Sword, Famines, and Pestilence
1861 Days until the Two Witnesses
433 Days into the 2300 Days Started May 31st, 2020
August 7, 2021
Shabbat Zoom Meeting
There are many people in need of fellowship and who are sitting at home on the Sabbath with no one to talk to or debate with. I want to encourage all of you to join us on Shabbat, and to invite others to come and join us as well. If the time is not convenient then you can listen to the teaching and the midrash after on our youtube channel.
What are we doing and why do we teach this way?
We are going to discuss both sides of an issue and then let you choose. It is the work of the Ruach (Spirit) to direct and to teach you.
The medieval commentator Rashi wrote that the Hebrew word for wrestle (avek) implies that Jacob was “tied”, for the same word is used to describe knotted fringes in a Jewish prayer shawl, the tzitzityot. Rashi says, “thus is the manner of two people who struggle to overthrow each other, that one embraces the other and knots him with his arms”.
Our intellectual wrestling has been replaced by a different kind of struggle. We are Wrestling with Yehovah as we grapple with His Word. It is an intimate act, symbolizing a relationship in which Yehovah and I and you are bound together. My wrestling is a struggle to discover what Yehovah expects of us, and we are “tied” to the One who assists us in that struggle.
Today, many say Israel means “Champion of God”, or better — the “Wrestler of God”.
Our Torah sessions each Shabbat teach you and encouraged you to constantly challenge, question, argue against, as well as view alternative views and explanations of the Word. In other words, we are to “wrestle with the Word” to get to the truth. Jews worldwide believe that you need to wrestle with the Word and constantly challenge Dogma, Theology, and views or else you will never get to the Truth.
We are not like most churches where “The preacher talks and everyone listens.” We encourage everyone to participate, to question and to contribute what they know on the subject being discussed. We want you to be a champion wrestler of the Word of Yehovah. We want you to wear the title of Israel, knowing that you not only know but are capable to explain why you know the Torah to be true with logic and facts.
We have a few rules though. Let others talk and listen. There is no discussion about UFO’s Nephilim, Vaccines or conspiracy-type subjects. We have people from around the world with different world views. Not everyone cares who is the President of any particular country. Treat each other with respect as Fellow wrestlers of the word. Some of our subjects are hard to understand and require you to be mature and if you do not know, then listen to gain knowledge and understanding and hopefully wisdom. The very things you are commanded to ask Yehovah for and He gives to those who ask.
Jas 1:5 But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and with no reproach, and it shall be given to him.
We hope you can invite those who want to keep Torah to come and join us by hitting the link below. It is almost like a Torah teaching fellowship talk show with people from around the world taking part and sharing their insights and understandings.
We start off with some music and then some prayers and it’s as though you were sitting around the kitchen back in Newfoundland having a cup of coffee and all of us enjoying each other’s company. I hope you will grace us with your company someday.
Sabbath August 7, 2021, the room will be open at 12:30 PM Eastern with singing and prayers untill about 1:15 PM. You are all welcome to join and watch. It is not recorded. We will have our afternoon service after this. You are welcome to come and join us before during and after we are off the air.
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Septennial Torah Portion
If you go to Torah Portion at our archived section, you can then go to the 5th year which is the 5th year of the Sabbatical Cycle, the one we are in now, as we state at the top of every News Letter. There you can scroll down to August 7, 2021, and see that this Shabbat we could very well be midrashing about
2 Samuel 22-23
If you missed last week’s exciting discoveries as we studied that section you can go and watch past Shabbats on our media section.
We will be hosting Zoom meetings using this link on the High Holy Days at 10 AM and 2 PM Eastern Time zone. We will wait and see if the moon is sighted to know which days for sure. On the Day of Atonement, we will have one service at 1 PM eastern.
The Fall Feast Dates 2021
The Holy Days begin this coming week. The Holy Day begins at Sunset the day before for each date given.
August 10, 2021, will be the Feast of Trumpets. ALREADY!!!
Then ten days later will be the Day of Atonement on August 19, 2021.
August 24th will be the first day of the Feast of Sukkot for 7 days.
And August 31, 2021, will be the 8th Day Feast.
ALL HOLY DAYS BEGIN THE EVENING BEFORE AT SUNSET!
You can check all Festival dates by clicking this link.
For some reason I was under the impression that this 6th month as a 30 day month. Upon checking Torah Calendar again I see it is a 29th day month. So there is the possibility of the all the fall Holy Days being changed by one day.
Proving once again that No Man Can Know the Day or the Hour.
Sunset on August 9, 2021, will be at 7:28 Jerusalem time. The Moonset time will be at 8:25 PM. So this means that it could be interesting to site the moon.
What does all of this mean?
Matthew 25:13 Therefore watch, for you do not know either the day or the hour in which the Son of Man comes.
Matthew 24:42 Therefore watch; for you do not know what hour your Lord comes. 43 But know this, that if the steward of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched and would not have allowed his house to be dug through. 44 Therefore you also be ready, for in that hour you think not, the Son of Man comes.
1 Thessalonians 5:6 Therefore let us not sleep as the rest do, but let us watch and be calm.
Revelation 16:15 Behold, I am coming as a thief. Blessed is the one who watches and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame.
Luke 21:36 Watch therefore, praying in every season that you may be counted worthy to escape all these things which shall occur, and to stand before the Son of Man.
For those of you who are east of Jerusalem such as the Philippines, it means you will begin to keep the Feast of Trumpets at Sunset Monday, August 9, 2021, according to when it sets at your local time. And you will keep the Day Holy by not working on it. And you will watch and be vigilant and wait for word from Jerusalem as to whether or not they have sighted the new Crescent moon. It means you will have to wait for 5 hours to find out. You are ahead of Jerusalem time by 5 hours.
If they see the moon then you have started the Feast on time and not sinned.
If the moon is not seen then you will know that this was a rehearsal start and you can start with the first day of the 7th month at sunset the next day Tuesday, August 10.
Those of us in the west. We will be looking for word around lunchtime Eastern time zone from Jerusalem. I will post it and send out a report as soon as I find out.
In exactly the same way a woman is about to give birth, we know it is close but we do not know exactly when the contractions will happen. Will it be at sunset of the 9th or sunset of the 10th. This is exactly the reason no one will know. How exciting to be witnessing this.
The Calendar 2021
This year we declared the Barley Aviv when we fully expected it to be an Adar bet year. We were sure but not 100% sure. When Passover came on March 10 we did indeed have the First Fruits of the green ears of Barley that could be roast and presented as a Wave Sheaf that following Sunday.
Then came the next test. Would we have wheat in time for Shavuot on April 18, 2021? Well sure enough we did have wheat as reported by Becca. We had fields of it that were ready for harvest as the First Fruits of the land.
Then in the 5th month, as we are counting, we had grapes come in and being harvested exactly when they are supposed to be harvested in the 5th month.
And now as we end the 6th month for this year and are about to begin the 7th month. The 7th-month fruits are being harvested right on time.
Here is what Becca sent to me.
Once again the fruit of the land is confirming that the holy days we are following are in sync with Yehovah’s blessing in the land.All three seasons have been met by the first fruits of that season. This means we were able to offer first fruits offerings at the proper time each time this year. Not the second fruit harvest or the left overs. How awesome to know we are walking with Yehovah at the right timeThe 7th month is about to begin. All praise to Yehovah for revealing these things to us.
August 3, 2021.
Oh me, oh my. I spy dates! Hmmmm, the seventh month must be soon
We eat dates three ways. One way is photographed here in the post. The dates are slightly sweet and crunchy. Kind of an apple-like crunch, but the dates here still have a little tannin so they are drying to your mouth, like a cup of tea is.
The second way is when they are fully ripe. They drop from the cluster and they ooze sticky honey. These must be frozen to preserve them. I like this but it’s not my favorite.
The third way, is dried and this is the form you are probably most familiar with. This is my favorite way to eat dates.
The seventh month is coming at us fast now!!!!
And now for our latest update on the Pomegranate and the Dates again from Becca.
The first of the poms and dates are in the Supermarket and shuk (city market). This means when the next new moon is seen the final ingathering fruits will be ready to be presented at the final go-up-to-Jerusalem Feast which is Sukkot, or Feast of Tabernacles.
After Shavuot, I knew 100% that we were on the right calendar. All of these other reassurances are just blessings. Please do let our brethren know these things so they can change and get right with Yehovah. We were not early this year. We were right on time and in sync with Yehovah, everyone else was just plain late. And still are, unfortunately.
We have been studying the past month on how to use click funnels to market our products and to get our end-time teachings into the hands of many Christians. It has been an eye-opening education.
I have been praying to Yehovah to help us reach these people but to do that we need financial support. We just never have enough to do the things we are trying to achieve. As I prayed for help, Yehovah caused me to think or sent me the answer. He said I have already given you everything you need to do this. How so I thought?
We have been writing and explaining the Sabbatical and Jubilee years since 2005 and at the same time, we have also been expounding on the Holy Days according to the Crescent moon and Barley. We have over 350 articles on a wide array of topics. We also have books and videos about many of our key subjects. In my head, I thought I just have to repackage them and sell them.
The click funnels course caused me to realize that all of our materials are products that we could sell which had not crossed my mind. We have been giving it away with mediocre results. But the moment we put a price on something the value of that something then increases and then people want it.
We have not understood how to go about spreading the word as we have been shown it. We have had over 12 million hits to Sightedmoon.com and our Youtube channel since we started. 12 Million people that I never collected emails from nor had the understanding to follow up with them.
We were both stunned and vindicated in 2020 when world events confirmed what we have been warning was coming. We fully expected it to be war. But war famine and plague are part of the same curse.
To reach the Christian community and to get them to buy our books we have this past two weeks been writing a new book titled The Rapture 2033. I have had to endure the endless diatribe of end-time prophecies by people who do not keep or understand the Holy Days and Sabbatical and Jubilee years. As I listened to them all guess about this date and that one starting with the 1844 disappointment which then led to the rise of the SDA movement, it occurred to me they all had a common theme and fault at the same time. They like to attach their theory to a Jewish Holy Day to give the theory of the day some credibility. But they still refused to obey and keep those very same Holy Days.
So we have written our book from this perspective. To know the day of the Rapture you must know and understand the Holy Days and the Sabbatical Years. And then once that is understood you know when the Rapture is going to be.
I am now on the last two chapters. Joli Darling is doing the editing as she has done all my books. I have asked Sally Cave and Stephen Spykerman to do the shared narration of the book. And I am hoping it will be completed by the end of August.
I will then have a product that is both in demand by many Christians and potentially reach millions of them. Their curiosity about when the Rapture is.
This then causes me to think of the 5 foolish virgins who realize they do not have enough oil and suddenly go racing out to get some while the Messiah comes for the 5 wise virgins who were ready. With this book, we could cause many of them to go and seek the oil by keeping the Holy Days.
We have opened another FaceBook page called The Rapture 2033. And another page Joseph F Dumond. You are welcome to join us and help us do this work. We need more help.
Rom 1:11 For I am longing to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong,
Rom 1:12 that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.
Rom 1:13 I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that I often planned to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now), so that I might reap a harvest among you, just as I have among the rest of the gentiles.
Rom 1:14 Both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to foolish people, I am a debtor.
Rom 1:15 That is why I am so eager to proclaim the gospel to you who live in Rome, too.
I am telling you these things so you can know and understand what I am doing. I was removed one time from two radio shows we had because I used the name, Jesus. That was blasphemy to those who had learned God had a name and who were keeping the Torah. For me to use the name was terrible and they sought to have me removed and succeded in that venture.
Paul too, today has been accused by brethren of having left the faith. And as such many will not read anything written by Paul. Soon you will hear similar things about Joe. Do not fall for it.
I will keep the Holy Days by the Barley to begin the year. And I will use the Crescent moon to begin the month and I will keep the Sabbatical year in 2023. But in order to reach those who are still lost, I am changing my wording to help find some of them.
Read what Paul says here about what he was doing and why. Am I now doing the very same thing?
1Co 9:1 I am free, am I not? I am an apostle, am I not? I have seen Jesus our Lord, haven’t I? You are the result of my work in the Lord, aren’t you?
1Co 9:2 If I am not an apostle to other people, surely I am one to you, for you are the evidence of my apostolic authority from the Lord.
1Co 9:3 This is my defense to those who would examine me:
1Co 9:4 We have the right to earn our food, don’t we?
1Co 9:5 We have the right to take a believing wife with us like the other apostles, the Lord’s brothers, and Cephas, don’t we?
1Co 9:6 Or is it only Barnabas and I who have to keep on working for a living?
1Co 9:7 Who ever goes to war at his own expense? Who plants a vineyard and does not eat any of its grapes? Or who takes care of a flock and does not drink any of its milk?
1Co 9:8 I am not saying this on human authority, am I? The Law says the same thing, doesn’t it?
1Co 9:9 For in the Law of Moses it is written, “You must not muzzle an ox while it is treading out the grain.” God is not only concerned about oxen, is he?
1Co 9:10 Isn’t he really speaking for our benefit? Yes, this was written for our benefit, because the one who plows should plow in hope, and the one who threshes should thresh in hope of sharing in the crop.
1Co 9:11 If we have sown spiritual seed among you, is it too much if we reap material benefits from you?
1Co 9:12 If others enjoy this right over you, don’t we have a stronger claim? But we did not use this right. On the contrary, we tolerate everything in order not to put an obstacle in the way of the gospel of the Messiah.
1Co 9:13 You know that those who work in the Temple get their food from the Temple and that those who serve at the altar get their share of its offerings, don’t you?
1Co 9:14 In the same way, the Lord has ordered that those who proclaim the gospel should make their living from the gospel.
1Co 9:15 But I have not used any of these rights, and I’m not writing this so that they may be applied in my case. I would rather die than let anyone deprive me of my reason for boasting.
I also have not been collecting a wage from the donations or book sales collected in doing this work. I have worked my entire life and now since COVID came in 2020, I have lived on my pension. Almost all the funds I receive are shared with those doing the work with us or helping them to build Torah centers or for advertising or paying for the books to be shipped to those far away places.
I have not wanted to burden the brethren with my right to a wage. On the contrary, I have been blessed to be able to do this work at this most auspicious time.
1Co 9:16 For if I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast about, for this obligation has been entrusted to me. How terrible it would be for me if I didn’t preach the gospel!
1Co 9:17 For if I preach voluntarily, I get a reward, but if I am unwilling to do it, I am still entrusted with that obligation.
1Co 9:18 What, then, is my reward? It is to be able to preach the gospel free of charge, and so I never resort to demanding my rights when I’m preaching the gospel.
I have never charged anyone for me to come and speak. Not once, not one penny. But donations were collected on my behalf which never covered my costs to come and speak there. All donations given to me in the Philippines were given to Brother Aike for his work there.
1Co 9:19 Although I am free from everyone’s expectations, I have made myself a servant to all of them to win more people.
1Co 9:20 To the Jews I became like a Jew in order to win Jews. To those under the Law I became like a man under the Law, in order to win those under the Law (although I myself am not under the Law).
1Co 9:21 To those who do not have the Law, I became like a man who does not have the Law in order to win those who do not have the Law. However, I am not free from God’s Law, but I’m subject to the Messiah’s law.
Christians today who deny the law are in fact under the law. They are under the curse of the law. And for that reason, I am going back out to reach as many of them as I can. I am not under the law the same as Paul says, for I keep the law the same as Paul did.
1Co 9:22 To the weak I became weak in order to win the weak. I have become all things to all people so that by all possible means I might save some of them.
1Co 9:23 I do all this for the sake of the gospel in order to have a share in its blessings.
1Co 9:24 You know that in a race all the runners run but only one wins the prize, don’t you? You must run in such a way that you may be victorious.
1Co 9:25 Everyone who enters an athletic contest practices self-control in everything. They do it to win a wreath that withers away, but we run to win a prize that never fades.
1Co 9:26 That is the way I run, with a clear goal in mind. That is the way I fight, not like someone shadow boxing.
1Co 9:27 No, I keep on disciplining my body, making it serve me so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not somehow be disqualified.
Let me take a section from the book now to share with you about two dreams given to me over the years.
Again in 2009, I was co-hosting the Feast at a certain hostel named the Petra in Jerusalem and we had over 170 people show up.
At this time a lady who was the other cohost with me, came up to me to tell me she had had a dream about me. She dreamt all the leaders of Israel were gathered in Jerusalem at the Temple to have a meeting and they kept asking where I was. Then one person said he was coming but that I was out amongst the gentiles gathering more to bring to Jerusalem.
It was at this time in 2009 that I learned what was meant in the first dream that the lady had about Yehovah drawing me closer to Himself back in 2005. When you draw near to God, you bring the sacrifice to kill as an offering. What that lady was saying was that I would be slain as an offering to God. When you draw near you make an offering by killing a lamb.
They have had the conference of Ephraim a few times now in Jerusalem. I have never been invited nor attended. In fact, I was asked not to attend because of my not being able to be quiet about the calendar issues. LOL. I have been about my Fathers business and continue to do so. Time is running out. We have just 5 years until the Two Witnesses begin to work. Which means the captivity must take place before that. We are now just 9 1/2 years away from the Tribulation and 12 from the Rapture.
So this is why we are doing what we are doing with the click funnels. We hope to reach many of those Christians, born again and Rapture people as we can now.I need your prayers and your help. We need help on Facebook and in marketing these things. I could use more help. To reach the millions not yet reached I need as many of you as want to help.
We have the products. We have the information. We need people just like you to help share it and get others interested in them. For this reason, I have joined every Rapture group on Facebook. I have joined all the end-time prophecies groups and the born-again groups. I have not joined the Hebrew Roots or Messianic ones as they are already walking this walk.
I have two audiobooks in need of editing. It Was A Riddle Not a Command and The 2300 Days of Hell. I will give free of charge to those who will listen to it and record any bloopers in it and then write the time where those bloopers are and send them back to us so we can correct them and have a great product to present on behalf of Yehovah. Let me know if you would like to help do this.
Dan 11:32 And he will ruin by flattery those who do evil against the covenant. But the people who know their God will be strong and will work.
Dan 11:33 And those who understand among the people shall teach many; yet they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, by exile, and spoil, for days.
Dan 11:34 And when they stumble, they shall be helped with a little help, but many will join them, with hypocrisy.
Dan 11:35 And many of those who understand shall stumble, to refine and purge them, and to make white, to the time of the end. Because it is still for the appointed time.
Dan 11:36 And the king shall do according to his will. And he shall exalt and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvelous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper until the fury is fulfilled. For that which is decreed shall be done.
Dan 11:37 He will not regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god. For he shall magnify himself above all.
Dan 11:38 But in his place he shall honor the god of forces; and a god whom his fathers did not know, he shall honor with gold and silver, and with precious stones and desirable things.
Dan 11:39 So he shall act in the fortresses of thestrongholds with a strange god, whom he shall acknowledge. He shall multiply in glory, and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for a price.
Dan 11:40 And at the end-time, the king of the south shall butt at him. And the king of the north shall come against him like a tempest, with chariots and with horsemen and with many ships.
Dan 11:41 And he shall enter into the countries and shall overflow and pass over. He shall also enter into the glorious land, and many shall be stumbled. But these shall escape out of his hand: Edom and Moab, and the chief of the sons of Ammon.
Dan 11:42 And he shall stretch out his hand on the lands. And the land of Egypt shall not escape.
Dan 11:43 But he shall have power over the treasures of gold and silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt. And the Libyans and the Ethiopians shall be at his steps.
For the past few weeks, I have been thinking about this section of Daniel’s Prophecy. I fully expected it to begin in 2020. It did not though.
We have had Israel striking Iranian positions in Syria for some time. Things have been ratcheting up and I want you all to be watching.
Here is news from April 7, 2021 about an Iranian Spy ship being attacked in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen supposedly by Israel.
Iranian ‘spy ship’ damaged by explosion in Red Sea
An explosion has damaged an Iranian cargo ship anchored off Yemen’s Red Sea coast that is allegedly used by the Revolutionary Guards for spying, Iran’s foreign ministry has confirmed.
The blast that targeted the Saviz on Tuesday caused no casualties and was under investigation, a spokesman said.
“The vessel was a civilian ship stationed there to secure the region against pirates,” he added.
The New York Times reported that Israel had told the US it attacked the Saviz.
Israeli officials did not comment, but it is the latest in a series of attacks on Israeli- and Iranian-owned ships, for which the arch-foes blame each other.
“Technical investigations about the incident and its cause are going on, and our country will take all necessary measures about it through international organisations,” he added.
Mr Khatibzadeh said the Saviz was a “non-military ship”, which was helping to “provide security along shipping lines and combat pirates”.
“The ship was practically operating as Iran’s logistical station… in the Red Sea, thus the ship’s information and mission had been already announced to [the International Maritime Organization] officially.”
Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency cited unnamed sources as saying the explosion was caused by “limpet mines attached to the hull of the ship”.
The US military’s Central Command said in a statement that “no US forces were involved in the incident”.
Iranian officials have not blamed anyone for the blast, but the New York Times quoted an unnamed American official as saying that Israel had informed the US that its forces attacked the vessel.
The official said the Saviz was damaged below the water line and that Israel had struck in “retaliation for earlier Iranian strikes on Israeli vessels”.
Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz declined to comment on the report on Wednesday, but was quoted by the Maariv newspaper as saying: “We have offensive systems operating 24/7, 365 days a year and they are ready to go into action in any arena and over any distance.”
On Tuesday, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Likud party that Israel “must continue to fend off Iranian belligerence in our region”.
“This threat is no theoretical matter,” he said. “We must take action in the face of the fanatical regime in Iran, which simply threatens to wipe us off the face of the earth.”
Mr Netanyahu blamed Iran for an explosion that tore holes in the hull of an Israeli-owned vehicle carrier in the Gulf of Oman on 26 February – an allegation Iran’s government denied.
Iranian state media, meanwhile, reported that Israel was suspected of being behind a blast that caused a fire on an Iranian container ship in the Mediterranean Sea on 10 March.
And on 25 March, an Israeli cargo ship was hit by a missile in the Arabian Sea in another suspected Iranian attack, Israeli security officials said.
The Saviz – which is owned by Iran’s national maritime carrier, Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) – entered the southern end of the Red Sea in late 2016 and has been anchored in international waters near the strategic Bab al-Mandab Strait for the past three-and-a-half years.
The 29km-wide (18-mile) strait connects the Suez Canal and the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden and the Arabian Sea. Ships carrying an estimated six million of barrels of crude oil and petroleum products and millions of tonnes of cargo pass through it every day.
The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen’s civil war alleged in 2018 that the Saviz was actually an Iranian military ship being used to spy on vessels and as “the key command centre” for co-ordinating attacks in the Red Sea by the Iran-aligned rebel Houthi movement.
The coalition said the vessel also provided logistical support and carried large amounts of military equipment for the Houthis.
Photos circulated by the coalition showed what it said was advanced communication and radar equipment, machine-guns, several speedboats and men dressed in camouflage uniforms.
Iran has consistently denied arming the Houthis. The rebels also reject allegations that they have attacked commercial ships in the Red Sea.
The US imposed sanctions on IRISL last year for allegedly transporting items intended for Iran’s ballistic missile and military programmes.
Notice in this next article from the Jerusalem Post that both the UK and the USA gave Israel the green light to respond in whatever way she wants.
Gantz: Israel will respond to Iran attack when and how it wants
UK’s Johnson says Iran must “face up to the consequences of outrageous attack” on Israel-linked ship near Oman.
By LAHAV HARKOV, ANNA AHRONHEIM
AUGUST 2, 2021 21:47
Israel will retaliate against anyone who seeks to harm the Jewish state “in the time and place and way” of its choosing, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Monday.
Warning that Israel has a “variety of tools and options” to protect its citizens, he stressed it would make Iran pay for the deadly drone attack that hit the Mercer Street ship near the shores of Oman, which killed two people.
“This is not just an Israeli matter,” Gantz said. “The whole world sees the results of Iran’s aggression and must take action. Any agreement with Iran must also address its aggression in the region and its harm both to innocent people and to the global economy.”
Although Iran has denied being behind the attack on the Israeli-managed ship on which a Romanian and a British national were killed, an Iranian official on Monday said Tehran would respond to any retaliation.
“Although the Islamic Republic of Iran considers the threats of Western officials and those of the Zionist regime as propaganda, any move against the interests and national security of Iran will face a tough and firm response, and Washington and London will be directly responsible for its consequences,” the official was quoted by Nour News as saying.
Iranian maritime aggression has gotten worse, Gantz said, adding that it has attacked five international ships over the past year.
The deadly attack against the Mercer Street “that resulted in the murder of two civilians is a clear violation of international law,” he said. “It is immoral, and it constitutes an escalation” by Iran.
The threat posed by Iran is “not a future threat, but rather a tangible and immediate one,” Gantz said, adding that Israel would work to remove any threat against Israeli citizens and interests.
“Iran, under the murderous [President-elect Ebrahim] Raisi, who will take office this week, will be more dangerous to the world than it has been so far, more destructive to the region than it has been so far, and will strive to become an existential threat to Israel,” he said. “We will work to remove any such threat.”
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday said: “Iran should face up to the consequences of what they’ve done.”
“This was clearly an unacceptable and outrageous attack on commercial shipping,” he said. “A UK national died. It is absolutely vital that Iran and every other country respects the freedoms of navigation around the world, and the UK will continue to insist on that.”
Johnson “is right. Iran must bear the consequences,” Foreign Minister Yair Lapid tweeted.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken addressed the attack on Monday at the State Department.
“We’ve conducted a thorough review, and we’re confident that Iran carried out this attack,” he said.
“It follows a pattern of similar attacks by Iran, including past incidents with explosive drones,” Blinken said. “There is no justification for this attack on a peaceful vessel on a commercial mission in international waters. Iran’s action is a direct threat to freedom of navigation and commerce. It took the lives of innocent sailors.
“We’re currently coordinating with our partners and consulting with governments in the region, and we joined others around the world in sending our deepest condolences to the families of the British and Romanian crew members who were killed.”
“Iran continues to act with tremendous irresponsibility, when it comes to, in this instance, threats to navigation, to commerce, to innocent sailors who are simply engaged in commercial transit in international waters. And as I noted, we are in very close contact and coordination with the United Kingdom, Israel, Romania and other countries,” he said.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett contrasted the responses of the US and the UK to the Iranian attack, which have been in line with Israel’s thus far, with the diplomatic situation under former prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
“Look at what happened this weekend,” he said in the Knesset. “With an international campaign, suddenly the US and Britain stand with us. To go and fight with them when Iran is running forward [with its nuclear program] is irresponsibility at a national level. That is the legacy [Netanyahu is] leaving, and we will fix it.”
UK Middle East Minister James Cleverly summoned Iran’s ambassador in London, Mohsen Baharvand, over the attack on the Mercer Street and “reiterated that Iran must immediately cease actions that risk international peace and security, and reinforced that vessels must be allowed to navigate freely in accordance with international law,” the Foreign Office stated.
Romania summoned Iran’s ambassador, as well.
In response, Iran summoned the British and Romanian ambassadors.
Earlier, Romanian Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu joined the US and UK in saying that Bucharest would work with international partners on a response to the Iranian attack.
“Based on [the] available info, Romania strongly condemns [the] Iranian drone attack against Mercer Street, during which a [Romanian] citizen was killed,” he tweeted. “There is no justification whatsoever for deliberately attacking civilians.”
A team from the UK is expected to arrive in the Gulf in the coming days to investigate the attack, UK Deputy Ambassador to Israel Mark Power told KAN News.
The Mercer Street is a Liberian-flagged and Japanese-owned ship, but it is managed by Israeli company Zodiac Maritime.
“The Israeli army has drawn up a list of Iranian targets to respond to the attack on a tanker off the coast of Oman,” Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Jarida reported. The article was headlined with claims the US and UK have “green-lighted” an Israeli response to the attack.
The paper, which in the past has also claimed to have sources revealing Iranian attacks and Israeli responses, said there were accelerated contacts between Israel and the US. The attack on the ship off Oman’s coast would not go unnoticed, and Israel will “deal a painful blow” in response, the report said.
The article stressed that “Britain, whose nationals were killed in the attack, and the United States gave a green light to respond.”
The retaliation could be against several key targets, such as the port of Bandar Abbas, or “destruction of ships near Iranian shores, and the last of which is the targeting of an Iranian warship, from which it is believed that the ‘drones’ launched the attack,” the report said.
‘5-6 armed Iranians’ responsible for tanker hijack off UAE coast – report
UK: Hijackers leave vessel off UAE coast, incident ended • Iran: The potential hijack of ships off coast of UAE is ‘suspicious’
By REUTERS, JERUSALEM POST STAFF AUGUST 4, 2021 22:50
“Five to six armed Iranians” hijacked the tanker in the Gulf, off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to recorded radio traffic, AP reported on Wednesday.
The radio traffic was obtained by Argus Media, a commodities pricing firm, according to AP.
A conversation between crew members can be heard in the radio traffic, with one crew member stating that “five to six armed Iranians are on board the vessel.”
When asked what the Iranians were doing on board the vessel, the crew member responded by saying he could not understand them. “We are drifting. I cannot tell you when we will get to Sohar,” he reportedly added.
The hijackers left the vessel on Wednesday morning, the United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) reported.
Oman’s Maritime Security Centre said on Twitter on Wednesday that it had received information about the Panama-flagged Asphalt Princess being subjected “to a hijacking incident in international waters in the Gulf of Oman” and that the sultanate’s navy had deployed several ships to help secure international waters.
On Tuesday, three maritime security sources said that Iranian-backed forces had seized an oil tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the UAE.
Two of the sources identified the vessel as the Panama-flagged asphalt/bitumen tanker Asphalt Princess in an area in the Arabian Sea leading to the Strait of Hormuz, through which about a fifth of the world’s seaborne oil exports flow.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed the reports of security incidents involving several ships near the UAE coast as “suspicious”, and warned of any effort to create a “false atmosphere” against the Islamic Republic.
Tensions have simmered in the region after a drone attack last week on an Israeli-managed tanker off the Omani coast killed two crew members. The United States, Israel and Britain have all blamed Iran for the attack. Iran has denied responsibility.
The Bahrain-based US Navy’s Fifth Fleet and UAE authorities did not immediately reply to a Reuters request for comment about Tuesday’s incident.
The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO), in a warning notice based on a third-party source, had earlier reported a “potential hijack” and advised ships to exercise extreme caution due to an incident around 60 nautical miles east of the UAE’s Fujairah emirate.
Britain’s Times newspaper also reported that the Asphalt Princess had been hijacked, citing British sources as saying they were “working on the assumption Iranian military or proxies boarded the vessel”.
On Tuesday afternoon at least five ships in the sea between the UAE and Iran updated their AIS tracking status to “Not Under Command”, according to Refinitiv ship tracking data. Such a status generally indicates a ship is unable to maneuver due to exceptional circumstances.
Reuters could not confirm this Refinitiv data had any connection to the reported incident.
The United States and Britain said on Sunday they would work with their allies to respond to last week’s attack on the Mercer Street, a Liberian-flagged, Japanese-owned petroleum product tanker managed by Israeli-owned Zodiac Maritime.
Iran denied involvement in that suspected drone attack and said on Monday it would respond promptly to any threat against its security.
Longtime adversaries Iran and Israel have exchanged accusations of carrying out attacks on each other’s vessels in recent months.
Tensions have risen in Gulf waters and between Iran and Israel since 2018, when then-President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers and reimposed sanctions that have crippled its economy.
The White House called the reports of a second reported attack on a petroleum tanker in the Gulf of Oman “deeply concerning.”
“We’re monitoring this developing situation, and we are in close touch with London and other partners who around the world who are also monitoring,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. “The first reports are deeply concerning.”
As of this week, Israel has been given a green light to strike back at Iran. And then today from Israel are reports that Iran will be Nuclear in 10 weeks. That puts us in the week of October 11, 2021.
This just so happens to match up with what Cyrus Harding has been saying about this coming time of stress from about October 3 to December 12 2021.
Gantz: Iran is 10 weeks from breakout to a nuclear weapon
“Israel had warned the US that Iran would use a break in JCPOA talks to advance its nuclear program.”
By LAHAV HARKOV, TOVAH LAZAROFF
AUGUST 5, 2021 22:24
Tehran will be able to break out to a nuclear weapon within 10 weeks, Defense Minister Benny Gantz told diplomats from UN Security Council member states on Wednesday as tensions ratcheted up between Iran and the international community over its maritime attacks.
“Iran has violated all of the guidelines set in the JCPOA [nuclear agreement]and is only around 10 weeks away from acquiring weapons-grade materials necessary for a nuclear weapon,” Gantz warned.
“Therefore,” he added, “it is time to act. The world must apply economic sanctions and take operative action against the Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps,” which has targeted shipping vessels.
In recent weeks, top Israeli officials, including Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and Gantz have expressed alarm to the US and others that Iran is taking advantage of a long pause in negotiations to return to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action to dramatically advance its nuclear program.
The talks have been on hold since June, and the regime in Tehran says they will not restart at least until after its new president, Ebrahim Raisi, forms a new government later this month.
Gantz’s remarks were made in a presentation with Lapid to diplomats from UN Security Council member states on Wednesday, as part of a push by Israel for the UNSC to sanction Iran for its maritime attacks, including on the Mercer Street ship, which is managed by an Israeli company, and the Asphalt Princess in the Gulf in the past week.
These attacks are not just on Israel, but are on the world, and therefore the world must react in a united way to ensure Iran takes responsibility for its aggression, was the senior ministers’ message. However, they told the ambassadors that Israel would retain its freedom to act against Iran in response to any attacks or threats on its citizens.
Security Council members with representation in Israel are the US, UK, France, Russia, China, India, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, Norway and Vietnam. Saint Vincent, and the Grenadines do not have an embassy in Israel, and the Jewish state does not have diplomatic relations with Niger and Tunisia. In January, the situation in the UNSC will be more favorable to Israel, as all members that do not have diplomatic ties with Jerusalem will leave and be replaced with countries that do.
Israel presented intelligence at the beginning of the week to the US, as well as the UK and Romania, a citizen of each having been killed in the drone attack on Friday. The three countries expressed confidence that Iran was behind the bombing of Mercer Street and said they would coordinate a response.
US State Department spokesman Ned Price said that his country was working with Great Britain to convene a UNSC meeting on the matter.
The US and Great Britain are among five of the 15 UNSC members with veto power, along with France, Russia and China. Any UNSC action against Iran would need the support of Russia and China, which have often opposed such steps in the past.
Price said that US Secretary of State Antony Blinken was working closely with Britain, Romania and other allies about “diplomatic next steps” to ensure maritime security and freedom of navigation.
Blinken also spoke with British Foreign Minister Dominic Raab about such efforts.
Raab tweeted after that the conversation that they had spoken about the “need for Iran to stop its destabilizing behavior.” He added, “We continue to work together to protect international peace & security,” he added.
Ambassador to the US and the UN Gilad Erdan highlighted the IRGC’s development of drone technology in a letter to the council on Tuesday.
“The Security Council must take all necessary measures to hold the Iranian regime fully accountable for its repeated and unrestrained gross violations of international law,” Erdan wrote.
He spoke out after Israel and the US charged that Iran is behind the drone attack Friday against the Mercer Street, a Liberian-flagged, Japanese-owned petroleum-product tanker managed by Israeli-owned Zodiac Maritime Ltd. The Romanian captain and a British crew member were killed.
Britain, Romania and Liberia also wrote letters to the UNSC stating that it was “highly likely” that Iran used one or more drones to attack the ship as it was off the coast of Oman.
“This attack disrupted and posed a risk to the safety and security of international shipping and was a clear violation of international law,” the countries stated.
“This act must be condemned by the international community,” they added.
DIPLOMATS SAID that Britain was expected to raise the issue in a closed-door meeting of the Security Council in the coming days. The council is also coincidentally due to discuss maritime security in a public meeting on Monday, chaired by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India is council president for August.
The countries spoke out as Iranian-backed forces are believed to have seized an oil tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates.
Two sources identified the vessel as the Panama-flagged asphalt/bitumen tanker Asphalt Princess, allegedly seized in an area in the Arabian Sea leading to the Strait of Hormuz, through which about a fifth of the world’s seaborne oil exports flow.
Iran has rejected both maritime allegations.
Erdan told the UNSC in his letter that “Iran’s repeated brazen and murderous actions – which constitute grave violations of the United Nations Charter and of international law more generally – serve not only to threaten the safety of international shipping and navigation and disrupt international trade, but to further destabilize a highly volatile region.
“The Security Council should not sit idly by in the face of such violations by Iran or by the terrorist organizations throughout the region that serve as its proxies,” he said.
He highlighted past Iranian maritime attacks this year including on the Israeli-owned vessels the Helios Ray in February and the Hyperion Ray in April. The CSAV Tyndall, previously owned by an Israeli, was attacked in June.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that he sees an emboldened Iran acting in a negative manner around the Middle East, endangering shipping, arming Yemen’s Houthis and contributing to political deadlock in Lebanon.
“All around the region, Iran continues to be emboldened,” Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud said at a virtual conference of the Aspen Security Forum on Tuesday, alluding to reports that Iranian-backed forces seized an oil tanker off the coast of the UAE.
“Iran is extremely active in the region with its negative activity, whether it’s continuing to supply the Houthis with weapons or endangering shipping in the Arabian Gulf, which we have got reports coming in today that may indicate additional activity there,” he said.
He also repeated Riyadh’s stance that it could live with a “longer and stronger” version of Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if it ensured Tehran never obtained nuclear arms know-how.
“We certainly support a deal with Iran as long as that deal ensures that Iran will not now or ever gain access to nuclear weapons technology,” he said, saying Riyadh would welcome an Iran that contributed to regional stability and prosperity.
“But that would require (Iran) engaging in the region as a state actor in a normal way…, not supporting militias, not sending weapons to armed groups, and most importantly, giving up a nuclear program which might be used… to develop nuclear weapons.”
The US and Iran engaged in indirect negotiations this year to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, whose limitations on uranium enrichment would expire in 2030 and which does not address Iran’s proxy warfare or other malign behavior in the Middle East.
Daniel 11 tells us the King of the South will push at the King of the North and then he will be utterly destroyed. the King of the South is Iran. The King of the North is Germany who is currently an ally of Iran. But here we have the UK and the USA Joseph supporting Judah in a fight.
It is not enough that I have shared all of this with you. There is more troubling news being shown this week. And again I say this at the same time as I am pondering what Cyrus Harding is saying about
Treasury Dept to invoke ‘extraordinary measures’ as Congress misses debt-ceiling deadline
Monday, 2 Aug 2021 04:51 PM EDT
The Treasury Department will begin conducting emergency cash-conservation steps.
Economists say those so-called extraordinary measures will allow Treasury to pay off the government’s bills without issuing new debt for up to three months.
That should buy Congress enough time to raise or suspend the debt ceiling. The alternative would be a never-before-seen default on U.S. debt.
The Treasury Department will begin conducting emergency cash-conservation steps on Monday to avoid busting the federal borrowing limit after a two-year suspension of the debt ceiling expired at the end of July.
Economists say those so-called extraordinary measures will allow Treasury to pay off the government’s bills without floating new debt for two to three months. After that, Congress will need to either raise or suspend the borrowing limit or risk the U.S. defaulting on its obligations.
The limit, a facet of American politics for over a century, prevents the Treasury from issuing new bonds to fund government activities once a certain debt level is reached. That level reached $22 trillion in August 2019 and was suspended until Saturday.
The new debt limit will include Washington’s additional borrowing since summer 2019. The Congressional Budget Office estimated in July that the new cap will likely come in just north of $28.5 trillion.
The Treasury Department notified Congress on Monday afternoon to confirm that it’s begun the emergency measures. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen explained to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., that her department will halt regular payments to a variety of retirement funds.
“I will be unable to fully invest the portion of the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund (CSRDF) not immediately required to pay beneficiaries, and that a ‘debt issuance suspension period’ will begin on Monday, August 2, 2021 and last through Thursday, September 30, 2021,” Yellen told the House speaker.
“I respectfully urge Congress to protect the full faith and credit of the United States by acting as soon as possible,” she added.
Previously, Yellen impressed upon Pelosi hat trillions in federal spending and Covid relief laws have made it more difficult to say how long Treasury will be able to sustain its extraordinary measures.
Though the federal government has never defaulted, economists say such an event would have disastrous effects on the U.S. economy by spiking interest rates.
“The government needs to have funds, for example, to pay interest on its debt, and if it were to stop paying interest that could be extremely unsettling for financial markets,” Harvard University economics professor Karen Dynan told CNBC on Thursday.
These funds are needed to pay government workers and send out Social Security checks, said Dynan, a Treasury official during the Obama administration. “People depend on that money and could suffer a lot of hardship if they don’t get it as scheduled.”
Still, near-certain economic calamity hasn’t stopped politicians from using the debt ceiling as a political football over the years.
During the Obama administration, Republicans often used the specter of default as leverage to win spending reductions and other policy priorities from the White House in exchange for voting to raise the debt limit.
But with Democrats having marginal control in both the House and the Senate, Dynan echoed a consensus view that isn’t too concerned about an eventual compromise.
The extraordinary measures allow the Treasury to redeem certain investments in federal pension programs and halt new ones in order to generate cash without raising the overall debt. But when those methods are exhausted, there is no backstop.
Unless the government floats new Treasury bonds, payments on Social Security, Medicare, military spending, interest on U.S. debt and other obligations just stop.
Lindsey Piegza, chief economist for Stifel, noted that extraordinary measures are neither new, nor are they cause for immediate alarm.
“We’ve implemented extraordinary measures before, so from a procedural standpoint this isn’t much of a concern,” she told CNBC last week.
“However, the implication is a further showdown in Washington eroding the average American’s confidence in a cohesive, functioning government,” she added. “It also highlights the ongoing infighting among policy officials which will make it more difficult for the two sides to come together on anything from spending to infrastructure to the debt ceiling.”
While economists may be optimistic about an eventual suspension, the calculus is far more complicated in Washington.
The White House has all but washed its hands of the debt-ceiling morass.
“It is Congress’s responsibility to raise or suspend the debt limit in order to pay for the spending it has already authorized over the years,” said a White House official who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing negotiation.
In Congress, few politicians, Democrat or Republican, want to be cast as endorsing an ever-ballooning federal debt 15 months before an election, even if the government’s spending is otherwise popular.
Complicating matters this year is the fact that members of Congress in both parties are eager to find compromise on a trillion-dollar infrastructure deal.
On top of that, Democrats are planning to pass a $3.5 trillion domestic spending bill along party lines later this year.
Pelosi must not only drum up enough votes to pass a debt-ceiling suspension or a hike, but also protect her razor-thin majority.
An aide to House Democratic leadership told CNBC that discussions about the ceiling are ongoing, and that the party’s top lawmakers will not risk the full faith and credit of the United States.
The aide did not say which path forward Congress will pursue.
So as of this past Monday, the department will halt regular payments to a variety of retirement funds. Those of you on Government Retirement cheques should be concerned. Now let me share one more bit of information that has come in this week.
The Socialist society we are living in is in great danger of a sudden and cataclysmic collapse. They are kicking the can down the road along with the US Government not being able to pay its debts. Brethren, we are in deep dodo.
IN 2008 I was warning people about an economic reckoning as I spoke across the USA. I am not an economist. But like then I could look at the boiler in the basement and I knew trouble was coming.
U.S. CDC announces new 60-day COVID-19 eviction moratorium
August 4, 2021
WASHINGTON, Aug 3 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday issued a new 60-day moratorium on residential evictions in areas with high levels of COVID-19 infections citing the raging Delta variant after having rejected an earlier push by the White House.
The order applies to about 80% of U.S. counties that have substantial or high COVID-19 community transmission rates and covers about 90% of the U.S. population. The CDC said it will expand the protections to additional counties if they see a rise in COVID-19 cases.
“The emergence of the Delta variant has led to a rapid acceleration of community transmission in the United States, putting more Americans at increased risk, especially if they are unvaccinated,” CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said in a statement. “This moratorium is the right thing to do to keep people in their homes and out of congregate settings where COVID-19 spreads.”
The CDC cited survey data that 6.9 million renters were behind on their rent in June and suggested mass evictions were likely without action.
The new CDC order will protect millions of renters from eviction but is slightly more limited than a nationwide moratorium that expired Saturday at midnight, and is almost certain to face legal challenges.
On Sunday, the CDC rejected President Joe Biden’s request for a new scaled-down pandemic-related moratorium, citing a lack of legal authority stemming from a recent Supreme Court decision.
Biden had urged an extension so more than $40 billion in unused money approved by Congress to help pay unpaid rent can be distributed to renters and landlords and keep people in their homes.
More than 15 million people in 6.5 million U.S. households are currently behind on rental payments, according to a study by the Aspen Institute and the COVID-19 Eviction Defense Project, collectively owing more than $20 billion to landlords.
The National Apartment Association, with 82,600 members that collectively manage more than 9.7 million rental units last week sued the U.S. government seeking billions of dollars in unpaid rent due to the moratorium.
The group called the new eviction moratorium “an unfunded government mandate that forces housing providers to deliver a costly service without compensation and saddles renters with insurmountable debt.”
A Supreme Court opinion in June suggested that legislative approval would be required to extend the moratorium. It is unclear if the court will review the new more limited moratorium differently.
Biden on Tuesday acknowledged the legal risks of moving ahead with a new moratorium but said it will probably give some “additional time” to renters as the issue makes it way through the courts.
The CDC moratorium, which was put in place in September 2020 and kept millions of people from being forced out of their homes for unpaid rent during the pandemic, was extended for another 30 days in June and officials at the time said it would be the final extension.
But with COVID-19 rates climbing, some House Democrats led by Representative Cori Bush staged a protest outside the U.S. Capitol that put pressure on the administration to reverse course and protect renters at risk.
The new moratorium will last until Oct. 3.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, both Democrats, had urged a reinstatement of the ban after Congress was unable to do so.
“This brand new moratorium will provide time for the money allocated by Congress to flow, as it helps stop the spread of the virus which is worsening due to the Delta variant and protects families and landlords,” Pelosi said in a statement.
Biden also called on state and local governments to extend or put in place eviction bans for at the least the next two months, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
Some states like New York and California have already extended state eviction bans past July 31.
The House of Cards is Crumbling around us. You are watching Ephraim go from the head to the tail before your very eyes.
Deu 28:13 And Jehovah shall make you the head, and not the tail. And you shall be always above, and you shall not be beneath, if you listen to the commandments of Jehovah your God, which I command you today, to observe and to do them.
But we would not listen so now we get to reap the curses. Tell me if these things sound like the nightly news. Leave a comment.
Deu 28:19 You shall be cursed when you come in, and cursed when you go out.
Deu 28:20 Jehovah shall send on you cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that you set your hand to do, until you are destroyed, and until you perish quickly, because of the wickedness of your doings by which you have forsaken Me.
Deu 28:21 Jehovah shall make the plague cling to you until He has consumed you from off the land where you go to possess it.
Deu 28:22 Jehovah shall strike you with lung disease and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew. And they shall pursue you until you perish.
Deu 28:23 And your heavens over your head shall be bronze, and the earth that is under you iron.
Deu 28:24 Jehovah shall make the rain of your land powder and dust. It shall come down from the heavens on you until you are destroyed.
Deu 28:43 The stranger within you shall get up above you very high, and you shall come down very low.
Deu 28:44 He shall loan to you, and you shall not loan to him. He shall be the head, and you shall be the tail.
Deu 28:45 And all these curses shall come on you, and shall pursue you and overtake you, until you are destroyed, because you did not listen to the voice of Jehovah your God, to keep His commandments and His statutes which He commanded you.
May we look into our hearts & see more & more of Yeshua’s loving kindness obedience, mercy & love dwelling in it.
Have a query
Does anyone know where the day’s date changed over in the Gregorian Calendar prior to the IDL coming into existence?
Thanks for the explanation about the 2 days. Did the east of Jerusalem 2 days come in because of the Babylonian exile?
Somewhere I think there is a piece about signal fires.
I suppose Babylon was the other side of the land promised to Abraham & Judaism made a provision of so many hours east of Jerusalem was still considered the same day.
I am still not sure about celebrating before it happens or if the 2 days was about celebrating on the day it could have happened but you don’t know if it has or not & keeping the 30th day anyway since it was seen.
I would really like to know where the day began before the IDL. Blessings to All
This is a very unusual newsletter!
Everything said is absolutely relevant, just not the “usual”. But then, we do live in unusual times!
Blessing and Peace to you.
If you need more help with editing the new audiobooks, I am available for checking on grammar, but not facts. I do have the hard copies of both to assist me.
Yes Victoria, we are definitely living in extraordinary times. I see things taking place to fulfil prophecy that is about to happen. I see all sorts of things that the world says is caused by Climate change. When in fact is not climate change at all but our sins. The Wildfire in Greece and the USA west coast where another city was destroyed by fires and in Canada where we also lost another city to wildfires and Kamloops is now being threatened. It is not climate change, but it is our sins that are causing this. Parts of California are turning off the Hydro Electic damns because the water levels are down to 35% because of Climate change… NO it is because of their sins. If people want to change the climate then change from sinning to obey Yehovah God. It is that simple. Food supplies are disappearing because of drought. Change your sinning ways and you will have food. People blame everything and everyone else but they never stop and think that they themselves are the problem.
Yes we have a shadow proxy war going on in the Middle East which is going to suck the rest of the world into it. I am just showing you the headlines and the scriptures so as these things happen you can see it and be witnesses to it. We can stop it if we turn from our sins. But what do I know?
Given the intensity and escalation of events globally I don’t know how we won’t be in the Tribulation before 9 1/2 years! If things are increasingly getting difficult now who can imagine the world in 9+ years!!
This Sabitical cycle of war, famine and pestilence has come true! To he U.S. and it’s allies “are” at war, CYBER WAR! We are under the greatest threat we have known! The free world has been attacked from within and a lot of people don’t even know it. Being at war doesn’t mean you have to fire any weapons or drop any bombs! Yehovah truly has blessed me and all of you by waking us all up from our slumber! Keep running the race everyone and seek out the finish line!
Thanks for the newsletter. Its Sunday afternoon, no word on sighting of new moon means it has not been sighted? Correct? So Monday evening is new moon? Thanks
Monday is the 29th day of the 6th month. That is when we look for the moon. We in the west should know by 1 PM eastern or there abouts.
http://renewedmoon.com cresent moon confirmed
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