News Letter 5858-029
The 6th Year of the 4th Sabbatical Cycle
The 27th year of the 120th Jubilee Cycle
The 13th day of the 7th month 5858 years after the creation of Adam
The 4th Sabbatical Cycle after the 119th Jubilee Cycle
The Sabbatical Cycle of Sword, Famines, and Pestilence
The 3rd year Tithe
September 10, 2022
Shabbat Shalom and Chag Sameach to the Royal Family of Yehovah,
Once again I am writing to you from yet another airport as I prepare to leave Davao for Manila, where I will spend Sukkot with the brethren there for the next week. I asked Dennis to drop me off early so I could have time to write this to you, as I have had no time since I arrived. I came to the Philippines with a desire to speak both in Manila and Digos City for the Holy Days this year to encourage the brethren and show them things I am seeing coming.
I came with no expectations and with no plans. And yet even before I arrived, my plans of resting quickly disappeared. Dennis has had me very busy almost every day. We will update you in the Philippines section of this News Letter.
THIRD YEAR TITHE
Third Year Tithe
I want to remind and ask you all, have you remembered the widows and the orphans this year thus far? We are now in the 7th month and the year does not end until Aviv 2023. Do not grow weary of helping. Many of you have supported this cause and I want to thank you on their behalf. I will keep reminding you about this responsibility for the entirety of this year. So we are now just past halfway. And having now sent out another payment to the widows, I can tell you that we have dropped off in our support of this cause.
Let me share with you what one widow recently wrote to me about the recent flooding in Kentucky. Notice how your generosity towards this Widow was used to help those in that flood.
Thank you Bro Joe for all your efforts to be a blessing which I for one truly appreciate. And pray Father will bless you 1000 fold in return. The devastation an hour from me is so hard to fathom. I found out today that a couple of sisters I had gone to church with and had moved back home to Hazard lost everything but what one could put in 2 Walmart bags. I wanted to help in some way but did not know what I could do until I saw their post, So was able to give them 100$. The sister I gave it too had come back to London to stay with a friend and replied you don’t have this to give – but I told her, Yes, I do. I have been blessed and I will bless you. An answer to prayer for me as I wanted to help somehow. My son just came and told me that he had heard that there have been some suicides by those who have lost everything. So sad for everyone, especially to the family who had 4 children torn away from them. As bad as this is, I know worse is coming.
Brethren I do want to encourage you not to let up in your support. We all want to receive the blessings, which only come when you comply with the law. This 6th year is the prelude to the 7th year of rest. The Sabbatical year also has things that you are to do to be in compliance with the Kingdom laws. 2024 is the start of the 10 Days of Awe and you do not want to be found out of His Grace at that time.
2022 is the 6th year of the 4th Sabbatical cycle. And anyone who has been reading our website for any time will know how to prove beyond all doubt when the Sabbatical and Jubilee years are. Once you have done that then you will know when the 3rd and the 6th year of the Sabbatical Cycles are. We are told to raise a tithe every third year for the widow, the orphan and the Levite in your gates.
Here is a very severe warning from Yehovah to each of us.
Exo 22:21 You shall neither vex a stranger nor oppress him, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt. You shall not afflict any widow or fatherless child. If you afflict them in any way, and they cry at all to Me, I will surely hear their cry. And My wrath shall become hot, and I will kill you with the sword, and your wives shall be widows, and your sons fatherless.
We have now sent out (as of June 20, 2022) our 4th round of gift offerings that you have sent in for the widows and orphans. We have also supported a couple of other ministries that aid us in doing this work. This will fulfill the Levite part of the commandment. It was our desire to get the funds to them as we are told to do in Deuteronomy.
Deu 14:28 At the end of three years you shall bring forth all the tithe of your increase the same year, and shall lay it up inside your gates.
Deu 14:29 And the Levite, because he has no part nor inheritance with you, and the stranger, and the fatherless, and the widow, who are inside your gates, shall come, and shall eat and be satisfied, so that Jehovah your God may bless you in all the work of your hand which you do.
We will soon be making another gift to them. If you do not know of anyone in the faith who is a widow or orphan then you can send it to us. Make sure you write me to let me know that those funds are for the widows and I will see to it they get it. But if you do not write me then I will not know where to apply your donation.
May each one of you who has given to this cause, be blessed as Boaz was blessed by Yehovah for his generosity. May each one of you be known for your support of the laws that will make the Kingdom of Yehovah strong and righteous. And may Yehovah bless you so that what you give is never missed and you never lack for your generosity towards Yehovah’s heart.
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The Elijah Trilogy
The Abomination that Makes Desolate, is written. It is partly edited. We need to go through this once again and possible add a little more content.
The 10 Days of Awe, was written in draft. It needs to be organized and the writing finalized. Once this is done then it will need to be edited. I see this coming out in 2023. Do keep us in your prayers. I have a lot on my plate and I do need to get this out ASAP. 2023 and 2024 are right in front of us and this book deals with those things that come at that time.
The Restoration of All Things
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The Mark of the Beast
Do you know what the Mark of the Beast is? If you have it read what Revelation 14 says: Rev 14:9 And a third angel followed them, saying with a great voice, If anyone worships the beast and its image, and receives a mark in his forehead or in his hand, Rev 14:10 he also will drink of the wine of the anger of God, having been mixed undiluted in the cup of His wrath. And he will be tormented by fire and brimstone before the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb. Rev 14:11 And the smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever. And they have no rest day or night, those who worship the beast and its image, and whoever receives the mark of its name. Get the article, and let us show you exactly what that Mark of the Beast is. Once you know it, then you can defend against it. Here is the FREE offer. Just click on the link, and you will receive the PDF immediately. https://sightedmoon.org/mark-of-the-beast-free-offer Shortly after this, you will be sent the other article on what the number 666 actually does mean. And once you see it, you will be stunned. If you can’t wait for this article to be sent, then here is the link for it as well. https://sightedmoon.org/the-bis-mallah-666 Read them both and tell others about what you now know. https://sightedmoon.org/newsletter-signup55469575
The Key To End-Time Prophecy is the Jubilee Cycles
The Key To All End-Time Prophecy is the Jubilee Cycles. With the understanding of when every Sabbatical and Jubilee year was throughout history, you can then begin to see patterns develop of when Yehovah brought about major historical events. When you know when the Flood took place in that Jubilee Cycle, you can compare it to our current 120th Jubilee Cycle. Then when you do the same for the time of Lot, and read the scripture in Luke, you can get an idea when the Kingdom of Yehovah will be set up.
The Coming of the Kingdom
Luk 17:20 And being asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, He answered and said, The kingdom of God does not come with observation. 21 Nor shall they say, Lo here! or, behold, there! For behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst. 22 And He said to the disciples, The days will come when you will desire to see one of the days of the Son of Man, and you shall not see it. 23 And they shall say to you, Lo, here! or, behold, there! Do not go away, nor follow. 24 For as the lightning which lights up, flashing from the one part under heaven, and shines to the other part under heaven, so also shall the Son of Man be in His day. 25 But first He must suffer many things and be rejected of this generation. 26 And as it was in the days of Noah, so it also shall be in the days of the Son of Man. 27 They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark; and the flood came and destroyed them all. 28 So also as it was in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; 29 but the day Lot went out of Sodom, it rained fire and brimstone from the heaven and destroyed them all. 30 Even so it shall be in the day when the Son of Man is revealed. 31 In that day he who shall be on the housetop, and his goods in the house, let him not come down to take them away. And likewise, he who is in the field, let him not return to the things behind. 32 Remember Lot’s wife. 33 Whoever shall seek to save his life shall lose it, and whoever shall lose his life shall preserve it. 34 I tell you, in that night there shall be two in one bed, the one shall be taken, and the other shall be left. 35 Two shall be grinding together, one will be taken, and the other left. 36 Two shall be in the field, one will be taken, and the other left. 37 And they answered and said to Him, Where, Lord? And He said to them, Wherever the body is, there the eagles will be gathered together.
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Philippines Update September 8, 2022
After writing to you last week, Randy and I spent Erev Shabbat with Dennis’s family. In every family, there is always that one child. His name, in Dennis’s family, is MeVe. I hope I got his name right. He is a going concern. I was thrilled to be asked a number of questions by the oldest boy, PoVe. Again I am not sure of the spelling. He asked some insightful and well-thought-out questions for a nine year old. I enjoyed being able to explain things to him. I really enjoyed that. We taught once again on Shabbat, and we taught on Shabbat Shuva and what it means and how it fits into prophecy. The final three days to repent and return to Yehovah. Those days that follow Shabbat Shuva represent the Great Tribulation prophetically. Many people know that in the days leading up to Sukkot, there are many trials and tribulations they face to get them not to keep the Feast or quit. These are tests. Will you pass the test or fold up and quit? I have now gone through this trial and testing for 40 years. WOW.
On Sunday Dennis called for all hands to come out to the New Torah Center they are building. The current one is too small for their growing needs. Everyone showed up and pitched in. Some of the work was hard and physical. I grabbed the rake and levelled off the speaking platform before heading over to the road section and levelling it off. Others were cutting the grass with machetes by hand. Young and old all helped by raking the cut weeds sorting out the firewood, and then burning the cut grass in large bonfires. Everyone was laughing and having a good time. Randy and I were sweating tons just standing there. Randy turned beet red from the sun very quickly.
My hands have not worked construction now for a few years, and my calluses are all gone. It was not long before my hands were sore and red. I never heard one other person complain the entire day, and I was determined I was not going to be that one that did. We watched men throw stones about the size of a volleyball and smaller off the back of a flatbed truck. Then head back out to get another load that they loaded by hand. Other men place each stone in position on the road to make them level and fill in the ruts so that it would be smoother for the vehicles and tricycles to get in and out.
A parachute was used on a pole to give shade for the meeting area, with all the ends staked all around. But with just a lite breeze, the chute began to tear apart. One man shinnied up the pole to repair it, which worked for a while until the winds grew stronger in the afternoon, and it began to tear apart again. A new plan had to be devised.
In the afternoon, the bags of cement arrived, and the young men all lined up to carry the bags on their heads to the proximity of the stage. They will mix them tomorrow and pour the stage by hand. There is no water on the property as yet, so all water is carried in. Banana leaves are used to sit on when we gathered for lunch.
Both the women and the men work hard. Yes there are always those jokers who make it fun in every crowd. As much as I hurt, I also enjoyed the day watching how they work and learning more about each person I spoke with. A real sense of community exists here. I am troubled when I think about us westerners showing up here complaining about everything and being miserable without our western lifestyle.
If you think you are coming to the Philippines to teach, time to take a serious wake the hell up pill. If you make to the Philippines, Yehovah is bringing you here to teach you to be humble and content that you are alive and have the basics. The Philippine people will teach you humility.
Said goodbye to Randy who headed back to the airport while I worked on my PowerPoint presentations for Atonement and then for the 200 Pastors, I am going to present to in Cagayan de Oro in two week’s time. I will use this same presentation to present to Manny Pacquaio, the Admiral and Head Justice next week as well. But Randy left with the hotspot on his phone. Now I am subjected once again to the whims of whether or not the wifi is going to work and for how long. Extremely frustrating. Learning how to save, save, save and patience.
On Atonement I gave them a rather deep subject for everyone who is fasting and looking for sundown. I did not care. We have such little time left and I may not be back this way for some time. So we taught them about the rape of Dinah and compared that rape to the rape of Tamar and showed the thematic connections of these two events with the Baal Peor incident that happened Israel just before they entered the Promised land at the end of the 40 years wandering. I then showed them how these same things are now happening to use just before we enter the 7th Millennium. I then went one step further and showed them how these same things would occur at the end of the 7th Millennium when Satan is again let loose for a little while. I think that will be the last Jubilee cycle up until the 3rd year of the 6th Sabbatical Cycle when he will then be judged and thrown into the lake of fire.
This now brings you up to date to now where I am about to board the plane to Manila. Aike has me seeing many people there as well, so I am not sure how much time I will get to work on and finish the Abomination that Makes Desolate book, which I had hoped to get done while here. LOL.
Here is the update from Pastor Raphael which came late.
Shalom people of YHVH, Co-heirs in the Kingdom of God! I am Rev. Raphael Guayco based in the Philippines once again i was asked by Joseph Dumond to continue writing news report to the best of my knowledge and experience on what is transpiring during his stay with us here in Davao City and Digos City.Every single day is a proof to us specially to me. Yehovah prove things that fast everyday because news are coming consistently and unexpectedly confirming the curses brought by the Disobedience of the nations to the Sabbatical Laws of Yehovah, a lot of earthquakes, heat waves, forest fires, wars, pestilence, floods and famines simultaneously came out all over the world that never ever happened before. Back to the reports, i forgot to include last week the report for the meet up of the team to the Bishop in Davao City, a known bishop in the city for handling hundreds of pastors. I personally know this Bishop because he was the one who ordained me 3yrs ago his name is Bishop Benjamin Lumasag, i have this unquenchable desire within me that someday this Bishop will soon to accept the Torah and will make more open doors for the last days ministry of the saints. There’s no time anytime, we need to redeem the time for the days are evil as Apostle Paul have said, Sightedmoon is now working out to this last day ministry works to be possible and I’m really blessed that i have been a part of it here in the Philippines.We had this early morning Table Fellowship in a coffee shop with some of the Bishops in Davao City, to have appointment with them is already a victory for us as they allow the team to share to them the revelation of the last days, we were asking one another the night before if how things will work during the meeting, would they accept and hear the meaty teachings? or would they just argue with us? But It’s a surprise that the meeting went so good, the eschatological facts laid down is precisely explained and accepted although the Bishops does not understand well very much at first but the most winning part is they are willing to learn and willing to listen for more so the meeting results to another meeting with more bishops and pastors and that’s worthy to be thanked to Yehovah! .Fast forward, the team headed to Digos City where the Torah Center lies pioneered by Bishop Dennis Parajes by the grace and power of Yehovah, Joseph Dumond led the Speaking engagement on the Feast of Trumpets he shared a lot of revelations that i admit it was my first time to hear it, talking about the 2 witnesses sighting the moon is correlated with the 2 witnesses on the endtime prophecies found in the Book of Revelation about the garments. We missed seeing the moon but a 2 witness have saw it and declared the New Moon and the Feast of Trumpets, we waited until witnesses in Israel have sighted it and news came early at dawn.Days have passed the part 2 with the Bishops of Davao has began! On this matter, the Bishops ordained Brother Joseph as Prophet bearing the credibility of leading the whole world to accurate biblical prophecies and its timeline, Brother Aike Macias as Rabbi and Brother Nathan Guttierez as Torah Evangelist. The meeting is fruitful and it led to another ministry work, a dream come true for me that network of hundreds of pastors will join the decided seminar to be facilitated by the team and the core bishops, this is would be a wildfire to all the city and other christian communities and brothers, that we all pray that they will be opened to the Torah and to endtime prophecies. What Joseph and the team is doing, is a working progress, a seed that soon will grow and the prophecy to the Philippines is about to be fulfilled! Praise Yahovah!Reports for the other days of the week, we just had a plenty of time with each other, spending our very time to have fellowship, picturing positive things will happen before the curses to the nations will come, we all came here with no plans but Yehovah establishes His own plan and will and we believe and you also whos reading is part of the execution of the plans of Yehovah to the final phase of this generation. Days were spent talking about how would the ministry will continue to run even in financial aspects, praying and analyzing strategies to sustain this project. Yehovah will bless this project until His purpose is fulfilled. We believe a greater blessing will come! We went to the high and lofty hills of Mt. Apo to see its beauty to blow the shofar (randy blew it) and declare His greatness before the skies! Temperature dropped low, clouds have covered us. We enjoyed the company with grilled red snappers overlooking the hills and the cities. We also did a video greetings for the people abroad so that they would see the work here in the Philippines Joseph might be uploading some of the pictures and videos soon.Joseph Dumond shared on the Saturday Service – Sabbath Service sharing to us the significance of the wave offerings during the festivals connecting it to the events that will happen soon, that these wave offerings found in the Torah perform during the major festivals are actually aligned with the Resurrections in the Bible. My mind blown i have been studying for many years about this prophetic issues and the puzzle for me has been completed. Thanks to Yehovah for being merciful to send us the truth even we were sinners before. Everything written in the Torah is actually not just a command to obey, It is a pattern hidden beneath the heart of God and the Holy Spirit will teach us the deeper things so we may benefit for the salvation to come brought by Yehovah soon.I guess this is way too long now, There’s more to share but let’s save it for the next rounds! Let me write unto you once again as long as Joseph is still in the Philippines. See you then on the next Newsletter about the Philippines! We here in the coastlands from the east encourage you to visit here and find refuge here as Yehovah choses this nation to be a refuge place for the curses to come!
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 teaches you and encourages 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 of explaining 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.
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We read through the entire Torah along with the Prophets and the New Testament, once over the course of 3 1/2 years. Or according to the Sabbatical Cycle which means we read it all twice over a 7 year period. This allows us to cover more in-depth rather than being rushed to cover as much as is covered on an annual basis. We allow all to comment and take part in the discussions.
Septennial Torah Portion
If you go to Torah Portion at our archived section, you can then go to the 6th year which is the 6th 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 Sept 10, 2022, and see that this Shabbat we could very well be midrashing about:
I may have gotten the portions mixed up in the past few weeks. I apologize. I am now going to go by what is stated in the section of the portion.
If you missed last week’s exciting discoveries as we studied that section you can go and watch past Shabbats on our media section.
NEWS / WORLD EVENTS
NEWS / WORLD EVENTS
In this section we will place articles from around the world showing you the headline news and comments as are lining up with prophesy.
I want to encourage you all to watch this full video. Yehovah is doing something once again and we need to be mindful and watching. My mouth is a gasp at the magnitude of all of this.
FEASTS OF YHWH
The Feasts of YHWH
The Feast Days are fast approaching. Have you made your plans to where you are going to go this year? Here are the dates which could all change by one day depending on the sighting of the moon to begin the 7th Month.
Feast of Trumpets – Yom Teruah
1st day of the Seventh Month
Monday, August 29, 2022
(Begins Sunset night before)
Day of Atonement – Yom Kippur
10th Day of the Seventh Month
Wednesday, September 7, 2022
(Begins Sunset night before)
Feast of Sukkot – Feast of Tabernacles
15th day of the Seventh Month
Monday, September 12, 2022
(Begins Sunset night before)
8th Day Feast – Feast of Dedication
22nd Day of the Seventh Month
Monday, September 19, 2022
(Begins Sunset night before)
THE QUEEN IS DEAD
The Queen is Dead!
After the death of Queen Elizabeth II I quickly put this PowerPoint together to share on Shabbat and then threw it in here so that you might have an idea of what I am presenting. I just have no time to write it all out.
The Queen is Dead!
The Queen is Dead!
The Queen is Dead!
The Queen is Dead!
Long Live the King!
Queen Elizabeth II, the UK’s longest-serving monarch, has died at Balmoral aged 96, after reigning for 70 years.
The day after Atonement.
December 1936 her uncle, Edward VIII, abdicated from the throne to marry the twice-divorced American, Wallis Simpson.
Elizabeth’s father became King George VI and, at age 10, Lilibet, as she was known in the family, became heir to the throne.
Through the war, she exchanged letters with her third cousin, Philip, Prince of Greece, who was serving in the Royal Navy. Their romance blossomed and the couple married at Westminster Abbey on 20 November 1947, with the prince taking the title of Duke of Edinburgh.
She would later describe him as “my strength and stay” through 74 years of marriage, before his death in 2021, aged 99.
In 1952 Princess Elizabeth new Queen.
Elizabeth was crowned at Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953, aged 27, watched by more than 20 million people.
2 Sam 7:1 And it happened when the king dwelt in his house, and when Jehovah had given him rest round about from all his enemies, 2 the king said to Nathan the prophet, See now, I live in a house of cedar, but the ark of God dwells within curtains. 3 And Nathan said to the king, Go, do all that is in your heart, for Jehovah is with you. 4 And that night the Word of Jehovah came to Nathan saying, 5 Go and tell My servant David, So says Jehovah, Shall you build Me a house for My dwelling? 6 For I have not dwelt in a house since the day that I brought up the sons of Israel out of Egypt until this day, but have walked in a tent, even in a tabernacle. 7 In all places in which I have walked with all the sons of Israel, did I speak a word with any of the tribes of Israel, those I commanded to feed My people Israel, saying, Why do you not build Me a house of cedars? 8 And now so shall you say to My servant David, So says Jehovah of Hosts: I took you from the sheepcote, from following the sheep, to be ruler over My people, over Israel. 9 And I was with you wherever you went, and have cut off all your enemies out of your sight, and have made you a great name like the name of the great ones in the earth. 10 And I will appoint a place for My people Israel, and will plant them so that they may dwell in a place of their own, and move no more. Neither shall the sons of wickedness afflict them any more, as before. 11 And even from the time that I commanded judges to be over My people of Israel, so will I cause you to rest from all your enemies. Also Jehovah tells you that He will make you a house. 12 And when your days are fulfilled, and you shall sleep with your fathers, I will set up your seed after you, who shall come out of your bowels. And I will make his kingdom sure. 13 He shall build a house for My name, and I will establish the throne of his kingdom forever. 14 I will be his Father, and he shall be My son. If he commits iniquity, I will chasten him with the rod of men, and with the stripes of the sons of men. 15 But My mercy shall not leave him, as I took it from Saul, whom I put away before you. 16 And your house and your kingdom shall be made sure forever before you. Your throne shall be established forever. 17 According to all these words, and according to all this vision, so Nathan spoke to David.
1 Kings 2:1 And the days of David drew near for him to die. And he charged Solomon his son, saying, 2 I go the way of all the earth. And you be strong and show yourself a man. 3 And keep the charge of Jehovah your God, to walk in His ways, to keep His statutes, and His commandments, and His judgments, and His testimonies, as it is written in the Law of Moses, so that you may prosper in all that you do and wherever you turn yourself, 4 that Jehovah may continue His Word which He spoke concerning me, saying, If your sons take heed to their way, to walk before Me in truth with all their heart and with all their soul saying, there shall not be a man of yours cut off from the throne of Israel.
1Ch 22:8 But the Word of Jehovah came to me, saying, You have shed much blood and have made great wars. You shall not build a house to My name because you have shed much blood on the earth in My sight. 9 Behold, a son shall be born to you who shall be a man of rest. And I will give him rest from all his enemies all around. For his name shall be Solomon, and I will give peace and quietness to Israel in his days. 10 He shall build a house for My name. And he shall be My son, and I will be his Father. And I will establish the throne of his kingdom over Israel forever.
1 Kings 6:11 And the Word of Jehovah came to Solomon saying, 12 As to this house which you are building, if you will walk in My statutes and do My judgments and keep all My commandments, to walk in them, then I will perform My work with you which I spoke to David your father. 13 And I will live among the sons of Israel, and will not forsake My people Israel.
Prayer of Dedication on the 8th Day Feast
1 Kings 8:25 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.
Jer 33:14 Behold, the days come, says Jehovah, that I will establish the good thing which I have spoken to the house of Israel and to the house of Judah. 15 In those days, and at that time, I will cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up to David. And He shall do judgment and righteousness in the land. 16 In those days Judah shall be saved, and Jerusalem shall dwell safely. And this is the name with which she shall be called, JEHOVAH OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS. TSEDEQ 17 For so says Jehovah, David shall never lack a man to sit on the throne of the house of Israel, 18 nor shall the priests the Levites lack a man before Me to offer burnt offerings, and to kindle grain offerings, and to do sacrifice forever.
We have now had 70 Years of Rule from a Good Queen
Queen Elizabeth II
2 Chr 7:12 And Jehovah appeared to Solomon by night, and said to him, I have heard your prayer, and have chosen this place to Myself for a house of sacrifice. 13 If I shut up the heavens, and there is no rain, or if I command the locusts to devour the land, or if I send a plague among My people; 14 if My people, who are called by My name, shall humble themselves and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from Heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
if My people, who are called by My name, shall humble themselves and pray, and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from Heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.
BUT WE ARE NOT HUMBLING OURSELVES AS A NATION.
WE DO NOT TURN BACK TO YEHOVAH AND OBEY HIS LAWS.
THEREFORE YEHOVAH HAS NOT FOGIVEN US OUR SINS AND IS NOT GOING TO HEAL OUR LANDS
Yehovah is removing our GOOD Leadership and is going to give us weak leadership.
Isa 3:1 For behold, the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts, takes away from Jerusalem and from Judah the stay and the staff, the whole stay of bread and the whole stay of water, 2 the mighty man, and the man of war, the judge, and the prophet, and the prudent, and the ancient, 3 the captain of fifty, and the honorable man, and the adviser, and the skilled worker, and the expert charmer. 4 And I will give young boys to be their rulers, and caprices shall rule over them. 5 And the people shall be crushed, every man by another, and every man by his neighbor; the boy shall act proudly against the old man, and the low against the honorable. Isa 3:6 When a man shall take hold of his brother of the house of his father, saying, You have clothing, you be our ruler, and let this ruin be under your hand; 7 in that day he shall swear, saying, I will not be a healer; there is no bread nor a cloak in my house. You shall not make me a ruler of the people. 8 For Jerusalem is ruined and Judah has fallen; because their tongue and their doings are against Jehovah, to provoke the eyes of His glory. 9 The look of their faces witnesses against them; and they declare their sin like Sodom. They do not hide it! Woe to their soul! For they have rewarded evil to themselves.
Isa 3:10 Say to the righteous that it is well; for they shall eat the fruit of their doings. 11 Woe to the wicked! For the evil doing of his hand will be done to him. 12 As for my people, children are their taskmasters, and women rule over them. Oh my people, your rulers cause you to go astray and destroy the way of your paths. 13 Jehovah stands up to plead His case, and stands up to judge the people. 14 Jehovah will enter into judgment with the elders of His people, and their kings; for you have eaten up the vineyard; the spoil of the poor is in your houses. 15 What do you mean? You crush My people and grind the faces of the poor? says the Lord, Jehovah of Hosts. 16 And Jehovah says, Because the daughters of Zion are proud, and have walked with stretched out necks and wanton eyes, walking and mincing as they go, and making a tinkling with their feet; 17 therefore Jehovah will strike with a scab the crown of the head of the daughters of Zion, and Jehovah will make their secret parts naked. 18 In that day the Lord will take away the beauty of ankle-bracelets, and the headbands, and the crescents, 19 the pendants, and the bracelets, and the veils; 20 the headdresses, and the leg ornaments, and the sashes, and the houses of the soul, and the amulets; 21 the rings and nose jewels; 22 the festal apparel and the outer garments; and the mantles, and the purses; 23 the mirrors and the fine linen; and the turbans and the veils. 24 And it shall be, instead of sweet smell, there shall be an odor of decay; and instead of a sash, a rope; and instead of well-set hair, baldness; and instead of a rich robe, a wrapping of sackcloth; burning instead of beauty. 25 Your men shall fall by the sword, and your mighty in the war. 26 And her gates shall lament and mourn; and she shall sit deserted on the ground.
The Queen is Dead!
The Queen is Dead!
Long Live the King!
When the People demanded to have a King Samuel was very upset with them.
1 Sam 12:6 And Samuel said to the people, It is Jehovah who made Moses and Aaron, and who brought your fathers up out of the land of Egypt. 7And now stand still, so that I may reason with you before Jehovah of all the righteous acts of Jehovah which He did to you and to your fathers. 8 When Jacob had come into Egypt, and your fathers cried to Jehovah, then Jehovah sent Moses and Aaron, who brought your fathers out of Egypt and made them live in this place. 9 And they forgot Jehovah their God. And He sold them into the hand of Sisera, captain of the army of Hazor, and into the hand of the Philistines, and into the hand of the king of Moab, and they fought against them. 10 And they cried to Jehovah, and said, We have sinned because we have forsaken Jehovah, and have served the Baals and Ashtoreths. But now deliver us out of the hand of our enemies, and we will serve You. 11 And Jehovah sent Jerubbaal, and Bedan, and Jephthah, and Samuel, and delivered you out of the hand of your enemies on every side, and you lived safely. 12 And when you saw that Nahash the king of the sons of Ammon came against you, you said to me, No, but a king shall reign over us, even though Jehovah your God was your King. 13 And now, behold the king whom you have chosen, whom you have desired! And behold, Jehovah has set a king over you!
14 If you will fear Jehovah, and serve Him, and listen to His voice, and not rebel against the command of Jehovah, then both you and also the king who reigns over you shall continue following Jehovah your God. 15 But if you will not listen to the voice of Jehovah, but rebel against the command of Jehovah, then the hand of Jehovah shall be against you as it was against your fathers. 16 Also, now stand and see this great thing which Jehovah shall do before your eyes.
17 Is it not wheat harvest today? I will call to Jehovah, and He shall send thunder and rain, so that you may perceive and see that your wickedness is great, that which you have done in the sight of Jehovah, in asking a king for you. 18 And Samuel called to Jehovah, And Jehovah sent thunder and rain that day. And all the people greatly feared Jehovah and Samuel. 19 And all the people said to Samuel, Pray for your servants to Jehovah your God, so that we will not die. For we have added evil to all our sins, to ask a king for us.
20 And Samuel said to the people, Do not fear. You have done all this wickedness. Yet do not turn aside from following Jehovah, but serve Jehovah with all your heart. 21 And do not turn aside to go after vanities, which cannot profit nor deliver. For they are vain.
Gen 28:10 And Jacob went out from Beer-sheba, and went toward Haran. 11 And he came on a certain place, and stayed there all night, because the sun had set. And he took of the stones of that place, and placed them at his head. And he lay down in that place to sleep. 12 And he dreamed. And behold! A ladder was set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to Heaven! And behold! The angels of God were ascending and descending on it! 13 And behold! Jehovah stood above it, and said, I am Jehovah, the God of Abraham your father, and the God of Isaac! The land on which you lie I will give to you and to your seed. Gen 28:14 And your seed shall be like the dust of the earth, and you shall spread abroad to the west, and to the east, and to the north, and to the south. And in you and in your Seed shall all the families of the earth be blessed. 15 And, behold, I am with you, and will keep you in every place where you go, and will bring you again into this land. For I will not leave you until I have done that which I have spoken of to you. Gen 28:16 And Jacob awakened from his sleep. And he said, Surely Jehovah is in this place, and I did not know. 17 And he was afraid, and said, How fearful is this place! This is nothing but the house of God, and this is the gate of Heaven! 18 And Jacob rose up early in the morning, and took the stone which he had put at his head, and set it as a memorial pillar, and poured oil on the top of it. 19 And he called the name of that place The House of God. But the name of that city was Luz at first. Gen 28:20 And Jacob vowed a vow, saying, If God will be with me, and will keep me in this way that I go, and will give me bread to eat and clothing to put on, 21 and I come again to my father’s house in peace, then shall Jehovah be my God. 22 And this stone which I have set for a pillar shall be God’s house. And of all that You shall give me, I will surely give the tenth to You.
2 Kings 11:12 And he brought forth the king’s son, and put the crown and the testimony on him. And they made him king and anointed him, and clapped their hands and said, Let the king live! 13 And when Athaliah heard the noise of the guard and of the people, she came to the people into the temple of Jehovah. 14 And she looked, and behold, the king stood by a pillar as usually was done, and the rulers and the trumpeters were by the king. And all the people of the land rejoiced, and blew with trumpets. And Athaliah tore her clothes, and cried, Treason! Treason!
2 Kings 23:3 And the king stood by a pillar and made a covenant before Jehovah, to walk after Jehovah and to keep His commandments and His testimonies and His statutes with all his heart and all his soul, to perform the Words of this covenant which was written in this Book. And all the people stood to the covenant.
Stone of Scone
Stone of Destiny
An Lia Fàil
The Coronation Stone
Jeremiah brought this with him to Ireland in 586 BC.
Every King of Ireland, Scotland and England has been Crowned sitting on this same stone which Jacob slept on and set up as a pillar stone in the Temple.
What does this mean for you the Filipino?
We are just 11 years from 2033 and the resurrection of the Saints
There is only this one resurrection.
Rev 7:9 After these things I looked, and lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of all nations and kindreds and people and tongues, stood before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palms in their hands. 10 And they cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God sitting on the throne, and to the Lamb. 11 And all the angels stood around the throne, and the elders, and the four living creatures, and they fell before the throne on their faces and worshiped God, 12 saying, Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever. Amen. 13 And one of the elders answered, saying to me, Who are these who are arrayed in white robes, and from where do they come? 14 And I said to him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are the ones who came out of the great tribulation and have washed their robes, and have whitened them in the blood of the Lamb. 15 Therefore they are before the throne of God, and they serve Him day and night in His temple. And He sitting on the throne will dwell among them.
The Great Tribulation is from Passover 2030 until Atonement 2033.
The Saints will be changed in the Twinkling of an eye on Shavuot 2033.
Rev 7:12 saying, Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever. Amen. 13 And one of the elders answered, saying to me, Who are these who are arrayed in white robes, and from where do they come? 14 And I said to him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are the ones who came out of the great tribulation and have washed their robes, and have whitened them in the blood of the Lamb. 15 Therefore they are before the throne of God, and they serve Him day and night in His temple. And He sitting on the throne will dwell among them.
What does this mean for you the Filipino?
Hosea 3:4 For many days the children of Israel are to remain without sovereign and without prince, and without slaughtering, and without pillar, and without shoulder garment or house idols. 5 Afterward the children of Yisra’el shall return, and seek Yehovah their Elohim, and David their sovereign, and fear Yehovah and His goodness, in the latter days.
Eze 37:12 Therefore prophesy and say to them, So says the Lord Jehovah: Behold, O My people, I will open your graves and cause you to come up out of your graves, and will bring you into the land of Israel. 13 And you shall know that I am Jehovah when I have opened your graves, O My people, and have brought you up out of your graves. 14 And I shall put My Spirit in you, and you shall live, and I will place you in your own land. And you shall know that I Jehovah have spoken and have done it, says Jehovah.
Eze 37:22 And I will make them one nation in the land on the mountains of Israel, and one King shall be king to them all. And they shall not still be two nations, nor shall they be divided into two kingdoms any more at all. 23 Nor shall they be defiled with their idols, even with their filthy idols, nor with all of their transgressions. But I will save them out of all their dwelling places, in them where they sinned, and will cleanse them. And they shall be to Me for a people, and I will be to them for God. 24 And David My servant shall be King over them. And there shall be one Shepherd to all of them. And they shall walk in My judgments, and obey My Laws, and do them. 25 And they shall dwell in the land that I have given to Jacob My servant, the land in which your fathers have lived. And they shall dwell in it, even they and their sons, and the sons of their sons for ever. And My servant David shall be their ruler forever.
Jer 30:3 For, lo, the days come, says Jehovah, that I will bring again the captivity of My people Israel and Judah, says Jehovah. And I will cause them to return to the land that I gave their fathers, and they shall possess it. 8 For it shall be in that day, says Jehovah of Hosts, I will break his yoke from your neck and will burst your bonds. And strangers shall no longer enslave him, 9 but they shall serve Jehovah their God, and David their king, whom I will raise up to them.
And that resurrection will take place in the Twinkling of an eye on Shavuot 2033.
Isa 56:4 For so says Jehovah to the eunuchs who keep My Sabbath, and choose things that please Me, and take hold of My covenant; 5 even to them will I give within My house and within My walls a hand and a name better than of sons and of daughters; I will give them an everlasting name that shall not be cut off.
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Isa 56:6 Also the sons of the stranger, who join themselves to Jehovah to serve Him, and to love the name of Jehovah, to be His servants, everyone who keeps from defiling the Sabbath, and takes hold of My covenant;
Isa 56:7 even them I will bring to My holy mountain, and make them joyful in My house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices shall be accepted on My altar; for My house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples,
8 says the Lord Jehovah who gathers the outcasts of Israel, Yet I will gather beside him his gathered ones.
The Queen is Dead!
The Queen is Dead!
Long Live the King!
All those who claim to be Members of the House of Israel or those who are going to be…
Our Queen has just Died. The heir to the throne of King David.
THIS WEEKS TEACHING
Also this week we have a very good explanation of the Calendar which seems to come up at this time of year, each year. It is from Brian Hoeck and I would urge you all to listen and study with him. You can do so at
We have the past few weeks explained to you about the fall Feast days. We first talked about the Feast of Trumpets which is the day we celebrated yesterday on the first day of the 7th month. We then discussed the 10 days of Awe and then last week we explained the Day of Atonement and we have done each of these in relationship to the Sabbatical cycle and what it all means.
The Next Feast that comes after Atonement is The Feast of Sukkot, The Feast of tabernacles.
Why do we keep Sukkot?
The Bible shows that the relationship between Yehovah and Israel is one of a man betrothed to a woman. The whole bible speaks of this relationship. Yehovah is jealous because Israel has gone after other gods, others she is idolizing.
So once Israel has repented and been rescued from the curse of captivity, which ends at Atonement, she has five days to get ready for the wedding at Sukkot. Or five years in the Sabbatical cycles. That is from 2033 to 2038, at which time the wedding takes place and is celebrated for seven years up to 2044.
Yehovah’s plan for mankind involves restoration. The Feast of Tabernacles symbolizes the restoration process, the marriage Supper and the week of celebration.
In his first inspired sermon after receiving the Holy Spirit on Pentecost, the apostle Peter summed up Yehovah’s instruction for mankind: “Act 3:19 “Repent therefore and turn back, for the blotting out of your sins, in order that times of refreshing might come from the presence of the Master, 20 and that He sends Messiah, pre-appointed for you, 21 whom heaven needs to receive until the times of restoration of all matters, of which Elohim spoke through the mouth of all His set-apart prophets since of old.
But what are these “times of refreshing” and “times of restoration” of which Peter spoke
Yehovah’s plan for mankind involves restoration. The Feast of Tabernacles symbolizes the restoration process, which will start with the return of Yehshua, pictured by the Feast of Trumpets, and the banishment of Satan, depicted by the Day of Atonement. Once these events have taken place, as represented by the previous Holy Days, the foundation is in place for the restoration of the creation to peace and harmony with Yehovah.
The seven-day Feast of Tabernacles, which begins with an annual Holy Day (Lev 23:34 “Speak to the children of Yisra’l, saying, ‘On the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the Festival of Booths for seven days to . 35 ‘On the first day is a set-apart gathering, you do no servile work. ), pictures the 1,000-year reign of Yehshua over the earth after His second coming (Rev 20:4 And I saw thrones – and they sat on them, and judgment was given to them – and the lives of those who had been beheaded because of the witness they bore to and because of the Word of Elohim, and who did not worship the beast, nor his image, and did not receive his mark upon their foreheads or upon their hands. And they lived and reigned with Messiah for a thousand years 5 (and the rest of the dead did not come to life until the thousand years were ended) – this is the first resurrection.). This period is often called the Millennium, which simply means “1,000 years.”
That age to come, a wonderful “rest” following the hardships of the present age, is symbolized every seven days by the weekly Sabbath (Heb 4:1 Therefore, since a promise remains of entering into His rest, let us fear lest any of you seem to have come short of it. 2 For indeed the Good News was brought to us as well as to them, but the word which they heard did not profit them, not having been mixed with belief in those who heard it. 3 For we who have believed do enter into that rest, as He has said, “As I swore in My wrath, if they shall enter into My rest…” And yet His works have come into being from the foundation of the world. 4 For somewhere He has said thus about the seventh day, “And Elohim rested on the seventh day from all His works,” 5 and in this again, “If they shall enter into My rest…” 6 Since then it remains for some to enter into it, and those who formerly received the Good News did not enter in because of disobedience,1 Footnote: 1See 3:18. 7 He again defines a certain day, “Today,” saying through Dawid so much later, as it has been said, “Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts.” 8 For if Yehoshua had given them rest, He would not have spoken of another day after that. 9 So there remains a Sabbath-keeping for the people of Elohim. 10 For the one, having entered into His rest, has himself also rested from his works, as Elohim rested from His own. 11 Let us therefore do our utmost to enter into that rest, lest anyone fall after the same example of disobedience.1 Footnote: 1See 3:18. ) and every year by the Feast of Tabernacles. Also called the Feast of Ingathering (Exo 23:16 and the Festival of the Harvest, the first-fruits of your labours which you have sown in the field; and the Festival of the Ingathering at the outgoing of the year, when you have gathered in the fruit of your labours from the field. ), it celebrates the great harvest of humanity when all people who are alive on earth will learn Yehovah’s ways. Humanity will at last be restored to a right relationship with Yehovah (Isa 11:9 They do no evil nor destroy in all My set-apart mountain, for the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of as the waters cover the sea1. Footnote: 1Hab. 2:14. 10 And in that day there shall be a Root of Yishai, standing as a banner to the people. Unto Him the gentiles1 shall seek, and His rest shall be esteem. Footnote: 1Or nations. ).
In the beginning, Yehovah created mankind to cooperate with Him in a beautiful relationship characterized by love, peace and obedience to His laws. At the completion of His creation, Gen 1:31 And Elohim saw all that He had made, and see, it was very good. And there came to be evening and there came to be morning, the sixth day. This time of peace and harmony abruptly ended because of Satan’s deception and man’s disobedience (Gen 3:1 And the serpent was more crafty than any beast of the field which Elohim had made, and he said to the woman, “Is it true that Elohim has said, ‘Do not eat of every tree of the garden’” 2 And the woman said to the serpent, “We are to eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden, 3 but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, Elohim has said, ‘Do not eat of it, nor touch it, lest you die.’ ” 4 And the serpent said to the woman, “You shall certainly not die. 5 “For Elohim knows that in the day you eat of it your eyes shall be opened, and you shall be like Elohim, knowing good and evil.” 6 And the woman saw that the tree was good for food, that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree desirable to make one wise, and she took of its fruit and ate. And she also gave to her husband with her, and he ate. ). Disobedience cut mankind off from Yehovah’s way (Gen 3:21 And Elohim made coats of skin for the man and his wife and dressed them. 22 And Elohim said, “See, the man has become like one of Us, to know good and evil. And now, lest he put out his hand and take also of the tree of life, and eat, and live forever…” 23 so Elohim sent him out of the garden of den to till the ground from which he was taken, 24 and He drove the man out. And He placed kerubim at the east of the garden of den, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life. ). The Bible describes the tragic result: Gen 6:5 And saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.
This broken relationship between Yehovah and man has continued through history to our time. Paul reflected on this state: Rom 5:12 For this reason, even as through one man sin did enter into the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned –
Paul knew that the breach created by man’s disobedience is healed through Yehshua: 1Co 15:21 For since death is through a man, resurrection of the dead is also through a Man. 22 For as all die in Adam, so also all shall be made alive in Messiah .
Isaiah prophesied the restoration of the world
Yehovah used the prophet Isaiah to reveal parts of His magnificent plan for restoring the world. Written at a time during which Israel faced punishment for continued disobedience, the book of Isaiah was inspired by Yehovah to give the nation encouragement through the promise of a better world to come.
Yehshua, after reading in the synagogue one of Isaiah’s prophecies, acknowledged the special understanding given to the prophet: Joh 12:41 Yeshayahu said this when he saw His esteem and spoke of Him. Isaiah prophesied not only of Yehshua’s earthly ministry, but also wrote of Yehshua’s return in power and glory (Isa 66:15 “For look, comes with fire and with His chariots, like a whirlwind, to render His displeasure with burning, and His rebuke with flames of fire. 16 “For by fire and by His sword shall judge all flesh, and the slain of shall be many – ).
The basis for the messianic rule of Yehshua will be Yehovah’s law. Again, as Isaiah foretold, Isa 2:2 And it shall be in the latter days that the mountain of the House of is established on the top of the mountains, and shall be exalted above the hills. And all nations shall flow to it. 3 And many peoples shall come and say, “Come, and let us go up to the mountain of , to the House of the Elohim of Yaaqob, and let Him teach1 us His ways1, and let us walk in His paths1, for out of Tsiyon comes forth the Torah1, and the Word1 of from Yerushalayim.” Footnote: 1His ways, His paths, the teaching and the Word of are used synonymously.
After Yehshua’s return, He will bring the creation in its entirety into harmony with Yehovah, and peace will no longer be the exception. King David said, Psa 119:165 Great peace have those loving Your Torah, And for them there is no stumbling-block. Imagine what the world will be like when everyone knows Yehovah’s law and lives by it!
Of course, more than just knowledge is needed to bring about this amazing transformation. A spiritual change will take place among people. Yehovah, speaking through the prophet Ezekiel, describes how it will happen: Eze 36:26 “And I shall give you a new heart and put a new spirit within you. And I shall take the heart of stone out of your flesh, and I shall give you a heart of flesh, 27 and put My Spirit within you1. And I shall cause you to walk in My laws and guard My right-rulings and shall do them. Footnote: 1See 11:19-20, 37:6-14, 39:29.
The Spirit of Yehovah will influence people to willingly and enthusiastically obey Yehovah from their hearts. People will begin to place the interests of others before their own. They will start thinking of others as “better than themselves” (Php 2:3 doing none at all through selfishness or self-conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves.
Instead of exclusive self-concern, their goal will be to help their fellow human beings. Theft will cease. Disregard for others’ property and feelings will be eliminated. Because the world will finally be at peace, countries will “beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war anymore” (Isa 2:4 And He shall judge between the nations, and shall reprove many peoples. And they shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither teach battle any more. Mic 4:3 And He shall judge among many peoples, and reprove strong nations afar off. They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks – nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither teach battle any more.
During this 1,000-year period, Yehovah will change even the nature of wild animals, reflecting the peace that will descend upon society. Describing this idyllic time, Isa 11:7 And cow and bear shall feed, their young ones lie down together, and a lion eat straw like an ox. 8 And the nursing child shall play by the cobra’s hole, and the weaned child shall put his hand in the adder’s den. 9 They do no evil nor destroy in all My set-apart mountain, for the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of as the waters cover the sea1. Footnote: 1Hab. 2:14.
Reversing the effects of sin
Yehovah will heal physical infirmities. Isa 35:5 Then the eyes of the blind shall be opened, and the ears of the deaf be opened. 6 Then the lame shall leap like a deer, and the tongue of the dumb sing, because waters shall burst forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert.
Of even greater importance will be the spiritual healing that will take place. Isaiah prophesied that Yehshua will complete the healing He began during His ministry on earth: Isa 61:1 The Spirit of the Master is upon Me, because has anointed Me to bring good news to the meek. He has sent Me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim release to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound, 2 to proclaim the acceptable year of , and the day of vengeance of our Elohim, to comfort all who mourn, 3 to appoint unto those who mourn in Tsiyon: to give them embellishment for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness. And they shall be called trees of righteousness, a planting of , to be adorned.
The accumulated results of generations of people following Satan’s sinful ways will begin to be reversed.
As already mentioned, the Feast of Tabernacles is also called the Feast of Ingathering. This name signified the completion of Israel’s annual harvest. In this setting, Yehovah said, Deu 12:12 “And you shall rejoice before your Elohim, you and your sons and your daughters, and your male servants and your female servants, and the Levite who is within your gates, since he has no portion nor inheritance with you.
So this feast is a time of celebration for the abundance Yehovah has given.
The same bountiful harvest theme continues in the future fulfillment of the festival. Through Isaiah, Yehovah spoke of the desert becoming productive land: Isa 35:6 Then the lame shall leap like a deer, and the tongue of the dumb sing, because waters shall burst forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert. 7 And the parched ground shall become a pool, and the thirsty land springs of water – in the home for jackals, where each lay, grass with reeds and rushes.
At that time the earth will produce abundant harvests. Amo 9:13 “Look, the days are coming,” declares , “that the ploughman shall overtake the reaper, and the treader of grapes him who sows seed. And the mountains shall drip new wine, and all the hills melt.
The significance of tabernacles
The name of the Feast of Tabernacles derives from Yehovah’s command to ancient Israel to build temporary “tabernacles,” sometimes called “booths,” to live in during the festival. The Israelites left their houses and built temporary dwelling places (Hebrew succah, meaning “hut of woven boughs”) to live in while rejoicing before Yehovah. These reminded them of their release from slavery and their dwelling in booths when Yehovah brought them out of Egypt Lev 23:34 “Speak to the children of Yisra’l, saying, ‘On the fifteenth day of this seventh month is the Festival of Booths for seven days to .
In stark contrast to the hardship of slavery, this festival emphasizes rest, peace and prosperity as it meets the needs of all people, including strangers, widows and the poor.
In the book of Revelation this spiritual marriage union is described in terms of a “marriage supper” (Rev 19:7 “Let us be glad and rejoice and give Him praise, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His wife prepared herself.”
Similar terminology is used in Mat 25:1 “Then the reign of the heavens shall be compared to ten maidens who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2 “And five of them were wise, and five foolish. 3 “Those who were foolish, having taken their lamps, took no oil with them, 4 but the wise took oil in their containers with their lamps. 5 “Now while the bridegroom took time, they all slumbered and slept. 6 “And at midnight a cry was heard, ‘See, the bridegroom is coming, go out to meet him!’ 7 “Then all those maidens rose up and trimmed their lamps. 8 “And the foolish said to the wise, ‘Give us of your oil, because our lamps are going out.’ 9 “But the wise answered, saying, ‘No, indeed, there would not be enough for us and you. Instead, go to those who sell, and buy for yourselves.’ 10 “And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the wedding feast, and the door was shut. 11 “And later the other maidens also came, saying, ‘Master, Master, open up for us!’ 12 “But he answering, said, ‘Truly, I say to you, I do not know you.’ 13 “Watch therefore, because you do not know the day nor the hour in which the Son of Adam is coming,
Yehshua likens Himself to the bridegroom and explains that only those spiritually prepared will go into the marriage banquet (compare Mat 9:15 And said to them, “Are the friends of the bridegroom able to mourn as long as the bridegroom is with them But the days shall come when the bridegroom is taken away from them, and then they shall fast.
The apostle Paul ideally pictures those in the faith as being a chaste virgin betrothed to Yehshua 2Co 11:2 For I am jealous for you with a jealousy according to Elohim. For I gave you in marriage to one husband, to present you as an innocent maiden to Messiah.
This spiritual imagery began in the Old Testament Scriptures. In Isa 54:5 “For your Maker is your husband, of hosts is His Name, and the Set-apart One of Yisra’l is your Redeemer. He is called the Elohim of all the earth.
The prophet writes to the Israelites: “For your Maker is Your Husband.” Yet when ancient Israel consistently went astray after other gods, committing spiritual adultery, Yehovah metaphorically divorced the nation Isa 50:1 Thus says , “Where is the certificate of your mother’s divorce, whom I have put away Or which of My creditors is it to whom I have sold you Look, you were sold for your crookednesses, and your mother was put away for your transgressions.