News Letter 5858-014
The 6th Year of the 4th Sabbatical Cycle
The 27th year of the 120th Jubilee Cycle
The 4th day of the 4th 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
June 4, 2022
Shabbat Shalom Royal Family of Yehovah,
The Third Tithe Year
I want to thank again those of you who have stepped forward to help fulfill the command to take care of the widows and orphans in the 3rd year. I mean that. I really do want to thank you all for doing this. Again, I do not want you to miss out on the blessing.
Here is a letter from one of the widows who wrote me after we sent out our most recent package to them.
Thank you for being very active in encouraging the widows tithe. It has kept me afloat and is a tremendous blessing. Not sure of everything or anything that is going on with SM; but I am still available if there is anything I can reasonably do. Father, I come to you and sincerely ask that you continue to open your storehouse of provision upon Joseph Dumond and the work of Sighted Moon. As he is totally sold out to obey you, I ask that you give him a fresh download of your desire of the work he is to accomplish and Your plan for the days ahead. Give him the strength and wisdom to walk in the way you direct so that his struggle will be minimal ads you do Your work through him. Thank you Father for Joe’s life and commitment to you. Restore that which the cankerworm has eaten. I’m sure he would prefer his eternal reward, but I ask that you grant him the blessings you have promised if we obey and keep your commandments. May He see your plan for household salvation to be manifest in his family. Thank you Father for your goodness to him and to all who believe and trust in you. Todah Rabah.
Although she has asked Yehovah to bless me, she is really asking Yehovah to bless each one of you who have made this possible. In Exodus 22:21 which I quote below is a severe warning.
Now pause and just think for a moment, if Yehovah is going to intervene when the Widow cries to Him about you mistreating them, and He then kills you, then when the Widow prays to Yehovah and tells Him about the good that you have done to her, will He not also listen and hear? Will He not also pour out a blessing upon you for doing this.
I began to keep and teach about the Sabbatical years in 2005. My first 3rd tithe year was in 2008. I may not have kept that one completely. I may not have realized it until the year was part over. But I did keep them in 2012 and again in 2015 as well as in 2019. And now I am again blessed to be able to do this in 2022.
I may be helping the widows, orphans and Levites, but I am doing it for the blessings I am going to receive. I am doing it because this is the structure of the Kingdom of Yehovah. It is economics 101 for the Kingdom. Are you investing in that Kingdom or have you taken your 3rd tithe to build a renovation or addition on to your place. Be careful, wildfire season has already begun.
Now I know there are some people who cannot afford to send a 3rd year tithe. I know how tight things are for them, and yet they are determined to send a tithe in of their meagre income seeking to be part of the Kingdom and for Yehovah to bless their family. Even the widows are sending a tithe of what they receive back to sightedmoon.com to help others. This is awesome and I am humbled to see it happening. But I am also blessed because I have seen how some who have tithed of the little they had, have now tripled and quadrupled their tithe telling me just how much more Yehovah has blessed them.
From 2022, until the next 3rd tithe year is going to be 4 years, 2023 is the Sabbatical year and then we have 2024, as the 1st year, 2025, as year 2 and 2026 as year 3 or the 3rd tithe year. The same year the two witnesses will appear.
With this understanding, it is my goal, and my desire to see the widows receive enough funding this year to last them until the next 3rd tithe year in 2026. At the same time they need to be wise and understand just how tough things are about to become and save as much as they can for these next very lean years.
I most certainly do not want to guilt anyone into giving us or the widows anything. Not at all. I do want you to know that Yehovah hears the prayers of the widows. And if they are praying for you because you are obeying the laws of the Kingdom, then Yehovah will bless you in this sixth year when He has promised to give us, not a double portion as many say, but a triple portion.
Lev 25:20 And if you shall say, What shall we eat the seventh year? Behold, we shall not sow nor gather in our increase!
Lev 25:21 Then I will command My blessing on you in the sixth year, and it shall bring forth fruit for three years.
With this understanding, then work hard this 6th year for that triple blessing. Widows you too have a job to pray for those who are supporting you this 6th year of Yehovah’s Shmita Cycle.
Here is another email from someone who has received the 3rd tithe.
My widowed mother is blessed to receive the Widow ‘s tithe from sightedmoon.com, all the way into an ex- communist country in Eastern Europe close to war zone now.
Thank you for your practical obedience to Yehovah. My family is learning how things can be done Yehovah way. May He richly prosper you and bless you all.
Are you Keeping the Third Tithe Year?
I want to remind and ask you all, have you remembered the widows and the orphans this year thus far? Many of you have and I want to thank you on their behalf. I will keep reminding you about this responsibility for the entirety of this year.
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 this cause.
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 before Shavuot, our third (as of June 1, 2022) gift offering that you 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 in time for Shavuot 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 you of 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.
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 encourage 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 services begin June 4 at 12:30 PM EDT we will be doing prayers songs and teaching from this hour.
Shabbat Services will begin at 1:15 pm Eastern.
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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 June 4, 2022, and see that this Shabbat we could very well be midrashing about
If you missed last week’s exciting discoveries as we studied that section you can go and watch past Shabbats on our media section.
New Moon of the 4th Month
On Tuesday evening the new Crescent Moon was seen in Israel making Wednesday the 1st day of the 4th month.
June 5, 2022 Cancelled.
We were supposed to have a live meeting with Cyrus Harding and Mark Webb on Sunday, June 5, 2022, at 10 AM eastern time zone. That is now cancelled. It has been hard getting together because each of us is busy. I had hoped to have a date finalized. We will let you know when as soon as I can confirm it.
In the meantime, you can catch up on the things we shared in past interviews at the following links. Here are the 8 previous interviews we have had over the past two years. Watch them and then decide just how accurate these meetings have been.
It has now been 10 months since our last talk. We are long overdue.
Since 2005 I have been trying to tell people about the Jubilee Cycles and all the amazing prophecies they reveal once you understand them. They show us exactly when the end of the 6th millennial day is. They and they alone explain the Daniel 9:24-27 prophecy and where we are in the curses at the end of this age.
Because we understood the Daniel 9 prophecy we warned you about 2020, from the get go in 2005. We are the only ministry to have warned and gave you very specific dates. I was so sure about those dates that I even said we would dismantle sightedmoon.com if they did not happen on those dates.
We were attacked and accused of fear mongering. We were ridiculed and even though we were right, we are still mocked and discredited.
I want to encourage those of you who still want to know to order and read The 2300 Days of Hell as soon as possible. You will also want to read It Was A Riddle Not A Command and also get the Sabbatical and Jubilee Charts. There are other books in our store you can also order and we have more books coming soon to help you understand end time prophecy. All of them revolve around the understanding of the Jubilee Cycles. We are the only ministry teaching this. You can look for others but you will not find them. But you do not have time to waste. Order the books after Shabbat and start to read them right away.
Our Store link is https://sightedmoon.com/shop/
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There will be many who thought they were ready for the wedding but will be bawling their eyes out when they realize all too late that the groom has turned them away. Do not be caught unaware. Learn the truth while you have time which is fast running out.
The reason I am bringing our books once again to your attention this week is because one of our readers sent me the following video. The Daniel 9 prophecy tells us the midst of the 70th week was going to be the year 2020. This is what we have been saying since 2005.
You may have noticed a thing or two on the nightly news. Just in case you missed a few things I would now like to present you a prepper who has taken note and is concerned. He does not know me nor what I have been teaching. But he is 100% confirming everything I have been warning you about for the past 17 years. Wow 17 years already.
Here is the Canadian Prepper who made this video May 26, 2022. Look at all he is seeing and compare that to all I have been telling you for the past 17 years. The difference is I have also been telling you about what is still coming and when.
I do hope you will order all of our books as you prep and encourage your family to do so as well. I know they are sometimes hard to understand. That is the deprograming of wrong teachings clouding your understanding. We peel through all the onion layers as we drill down to the truth. It has taken us a while to do so and each book chips away and brings clearer understanding. But you have to read them and prove them false or true yourself. Order them today.
While you are in the store take a look at the audio books. You may not have time to read everything we have. But you can listen to them while you do your chores or as you drive back and forth to work every day. They are great to listen to.
The 2300 Days of Hell, It Was A Riddle Not A Command and The Mystery of the Jewish Rapture 2033, are available as audio books. Please do take a moment and listen to an exampole of each one of them by clicking on the link above.
Did you know that Sighted Moon has Small Groups? Started as a topical study in healing and deliverance, then morphing into Scripture studies, and then as leadership changed we implemented a discipleship course called Freedom Session. For the past 8 months a handful of dedicated participants have completed the Freedom Session Course and we would like to invite you to our graduation! Come and see what our participants have learned and find out if it might be something YOU want/need to do. Wednesday, June 8th at 9pm EST we will be meeting at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/350585587 It will be a time of rejoicing as we hear our graduate’s stories and how they have chosen a life of Freedom and Victory! This Freedom and Victory is available to ALL Yehovah’s children, Yeshua came that we might have LIFE and have it ABUNDANTLY!!!!
We are now just 2 months away from the Fall Feast Season. We are to have our clothes of righteousness on clean, ironed and spot free. Are you working on removing the blemishes in your soul? Will you be ready for the wedding as His Bride? Stop with all the excuses. I am sick of hearing them. Stop finding excuses or reasons for your failures and start to find reason and resolute steadfastness to succeed.
I am not here to condemn anyone here for their drug addiction or porn addiction or what ever perversion you have succumbed to. I am no better than any of these and I have also been addicted to many of these things. But I never stayed there. I did fall back a number of times. And I will always be a recovering addict to many of the same things some of you are now addicts to. So you will get no sympathy from me when you fail. I do have empathy for those who are seriously trying to over come.
Like the Freedom session that was conducted above and is hosting graduation this coming week, we have also tried to set up help through Soul Refiners. I have paid for this course for anyone who want to take advantage of it over the coming year. I find it a difficult course to use online in groups. But we have made it available to those who need it.
I will also continue to share articles about porn to help those addicted to overcome and those who don’t understand just how addictive this is to maybe learn these things.
Whether is it porn, drugs, alcohol, homosexuality, adultery, strip clubs or even an addiction to gossip or false and half truths, there is no such thing as a 12 step plan to get you out of it. Yes there is a 12 point plan but that plan is useless unless you do the work. You, yourself, must want to change. You. Not your spouse or me beating on you or any threats of going to hell in a hand basket will fix you. Some people must lose it all and hit the bottom of the barrel before they begin to get help.
Once you open Pandora’s box there is no going back to the innocence you once had. You must now deal with it and deal with it for the rest of your life.
Summertime, Kids & Porn: What Parents Need to Know
School’s out for the summer!
If you’re a parent, this means planning trips to the pool, family vacations, play dates with kids’ friends, and juggling an even balance between the demands of your job and family.
While it’s a great time to relax, it’s also crucial to stay on guard in certain areas of life. Now more than ever, parents need to remain diligent in monitoring their child’s online activity.
Teens, Summer & Porn
According to Google Analytics, pornography searches increase by 4,700% when kids are out of school.
Net Nanny reports that only 3% of teenage boys and 17% of girls have never seen online pornography.
Common Sense Media reported that teenagers spend approximately 9 hours daily seeking out on-screen entertainment.
In 2015, Childline conducted a survey of 700 pre-teens and teens. They found that one in five reported seeing pornographic images that upset them.
Furthermore, 12% of those surveyed admitted to taking part in a sexually explicit video.
Peter Liver, director of Childline, states,
“We know from the young people who contact ChildLine that viewing porn is a part of everyday life, and our poll shows that one in five 12 to 13-year-olds thinks that watching porn is normal behavior.”
The Negative Effects of Porn on Kids
“They tell ChildLine that watching porn is making them feel depressed, giving them body image issues, and making them feel pressured to engage in sexual acts they’re not ready for,” added Liver.
BBC published an article in 2015 indicating that a tenth of 12 to 13 year-olds worry that they are addicted to pornography.
A boy under the age of 15 shared that he always watches porn, and he admitted that some of it was very aggressive. He went on to say,
“I didn’t think it was affecting me at first but I’ve started to view girls a bit differently recently and it’s making me worried. I would like to get married in the future but I’m scared it might never happen if I carry on thinking about girls the way I do.”
A 17 year-old shared that she was sexually assaulted by her boyfriend when they were both only 12 years-old. She said, “He thought it was OK on some level. I felt dirty, confused, shocked. Pornography isn’t just a 10-minute video – it has consequences.”
The American College of Pediatrics concludes that children suffer negative effects from the exposure to porn. These can include mental disturbance, unrest, acting out, violent behavior, and difficulty in forming authentic, stable relationships as they mature.
Being the Example To Your Kids
While we need to remain proactive in monitoring our kids, we also need to remember that we have the power to have the biggest influence on them.
- Have age-appropriate conversations within your family.
- Be quick to listen, slow to anger, and non-judgmental.
- Encourage your children that your home is the safest place to discuss questions, concerns, fears, and curiosity.
- Change must start with us. Kids will pay attention to the things we do and say. Though you might not be aware of it now, their moral compass is being formed in your footsteps.
If, as a parent, you are struggling with a secret porn problem, today is the day to start your journey to freedom. Don’t wait, thinking that your child is not aware. Chances are, they know more than you think they do.
Parents have got to wage war with the enemy for the souls of their children, grandchildren, and generations to come. Be courageous, rid your home of porn, and champion the fight for yourself, your marriage, and your family.
If you’re not sure how to begin, check out the Conquer Series. It’s real, practical, and you’ll hear from others who have been where you’re at right now. One of those couples is James and Teri Craft, founders of the NOVUS Project.
Jeff Bush from Montgomery, Alabama chose to purchase the series to watch it with his kids. He shares about the impact that it had on his sons.
Learning the Facts & Taking Action
Even if a parent does not personally struggle with a porn problem, they can most definitely take a proactive approach by viewing the Conquer Series.
Experts will share scientific evidence of the brain being changed through the viewing of pornography. The Conquer Series takes a look at how painful moments, hurtful words, and the lack of a father figure can contribute to the struggle as well.
Related Article: This Is Your Brain On Porn
Listen, the enemy is not going to give up. He wants our kids, our grandkids. And he knows that to entice them with skewed perspectives of what healthy sexuality should look like will not only be destructive to them but also to their future spouses, children, and the generations to follow.
Beyond that, he knows that a struggle with sexual sin can cause separation from God.
We cannot win a battle if we’re unaware of the war. Take advantage of the relaxed summer season, and start streaming the Conquer Series today. Review it, share it with your kids if you feel that it is appropriate for their maturity level. Choose to do something today to protect your child’s tomorrow!
This week I am honoured and blessed to have an old friend I met at Falls Creek Falls in 2013 send me a short teaching to share with you all. I have been busy this past week with a family memorial, a reunion and then moving a loved one. It has been an extremely busy 7 days. I am pleased to see Yehovah send us this at this time. Thank you Chad. Do not be a stranger.
If We are the “Temple”…
Since becoming a follower of Yeshua and keeping the commandments of YHWH Elohim, I have faced the argument from the modern church establishment that: 1) Yeshua did away with the ‘law’ (Romans 10:4) and 2) Because the Temple was/is destroyed, ‘We are the Temple of God’ (1 Cor 3:16) so we don’t have to keep the law (God’s Law). Both of these scriptures have been taken out of context and this paper will not address argument #1 as I have other teachings showing the error and misunderstanding which you can find on our website, returnoftheremnant.com
Let us address argument #2: Because the Temple was destroyed, or- more importantly, because Jesus/Yeshua died for my sins, was resurrected and that he said he would destroy the Temple and build it in three days (Mat 26:61) and that the new temple is within us. This line of thought comes from the Apostle Paul:
1Co 3:16 Do you not know that you are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?
Setting aside the fact that Ezekiel Ch. 40-47 describes the Millennial Temple in which offerings will take place after Yeshua returns and reigns as King over the Earth, what does your ‘Temple’ look like?
The Apostle Peter tells us: 1Pe 1:16 Because it is written, Be ye holy; for I am holy.
Peter understood the Law (Torah) of Moshe where Elohim tells his people:
Lev 19:2 Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Ye shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy.
In the earthly Temple, there was the outer courtyard. Within that area was another area called the ‘holy place’, and within the holy place was another area separated by a veil called the ‘most holy place’ where only the High Priest could go only once a year on Yom Kippur to make atonement. Yeshua is our High Priest of the Melchizedek priesthood who has access to the most holy place in the Heavenly Temple.
Despite the lyrics of a popular song “…I enter the holy of holies, I enter by the blood of the lamb…” This is totally inaccurate (see Lev 16, Heb 9) as the Apostle Paul tells us:
1Ti 2:5 For there is one Elohim, and one mediator between Elohim and men, the man Christ Jesus (Messiah Yeshua)…
Not just anyone was allowed into the Holy of Holies, it could only be the High Priest and now we have Yeshua as our High Priest. So back to “If we are the Temple”. If we look at the scriptures, what was allowed to be sacrificed in the Temple? Sheep, Goats, Cattle: all Biblically clean animals…along with pigeons, turtledoves: both clean birds. Animals such as pigs, rabbits, camels, vultures, squirrel, raccoon, lobster, shrimp, insects, salamanders, snakes, etc. were NOT sacrificed in the Temple. Why?
Elohim instructs us that they are an abomination (Leviticus 11). Even further, YHWH Elohim tells us:
Lev 11:6 And the hare, because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.
Lev 11:7 And the swine, though he divide the hoof, and be clovenfooted, yet he cheweth not the cud; he is unclean to you.
Lev 11:44 For I am YHWH your Elohim: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves with any manner of creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
So I ask: If you are the Temple of Elohim, are you keeping your Temple Holy? Are you putting within your temple what is clean and acceptable in accordance with what YHWH instructs us? Let’s look at the second half of the verse about being the temple of Elohim.
1Co 3:17 If any man defile the temple of Elohim, him shall Elohim destroy; for the temple of Elohim is holy, which temple ye are.
Defiling the temple of Elohim means walking contrary to the commandments and instructions of our Elohim. Here are a few examples of defiling of your Temple:
- Eating unclean animals, thinking that all animals are ok to eat (citing Mar 7:19, which more than likely was later added as Messiah did not come to change Torah Mat 5:17)
- Not setting apart (keep holy) the Sabbath day (Ex 20:8), but another day (Sunday)
- Not observing the Feast days of YHWH (Lev 23), but mixing or observing pagan holidays
- Not defiling oneself with abominations of Lev 18.
- Adding to or diminishing from the instructions of YHWH (Deu 4:2)
This is not an exhaustive list, but only to make a point of the importance in following YHWH’s instructions and not what ‘feels good in my heart’.
Jer 17:9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
I could go in to detail concerning the council of Jerusalem and the ruling that James gave concerning new believers of the Gentiles (Acts 15); but in summary, everything that James said concerning what the Gentile believers should do is all based on following the instructions of YHWH Elohim which is TORAH. I write this not to ‘puff up’ those who are keeping the commandments of YHWH and believe that Yeshua is the Messiah and follow him, rather, this is in response to those who think their Temples are clean when they need to be re-examined by following the instructions of YHWH Elohim and what His HOLY Temple looks like. I’ll end with a few Extra verses:
1Co 10:21 Ye cannot drink the cup of the Lord, and the cup of devils: ye cannot be partakers of the Lord’s table, and of the table of devils.
2Co 6:16-17 And what agreement hath the temple of God with idols? for ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Wherefore come out from among them, and be ye separate, saith the Lord, and touch not the unclean thing; and I will receive you…
1Co 6:19-20 What? know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price: therefore glorify God in your body, and in your spirit, which are God’s.
Rom 12:1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
I pray all of you are preparing for the next Shmittah. Starting Aviv 1, 2023
Shalom, Chad Wilhelms
When Jesus Comes He Will Fix All Things
Then I will do what He says.
Back in April 2022, I was contending with Devorah and using her own words to show her hypocrisy about declaring the barley. I was very respectful and I truly do admire her for doing this work on all our behalves.
This year I went and witnessed the barley along with Randy Cates in person in Israel and can affirm the barley was Aviv and ready for Passover in March. Devorah saw the same fields and agreed the barley was Aviv but that they did not have fields and fields of it and as such added an Adar Bet.
One gentleman who used to follow the crescent moon and now goes after the Hillel calendar then jumped into our posting and began to argue.
I want to now quote this Messianic Brother, precisely because many Christians will also say the exact same thing. I have highlighted what I am focusing on. He said the following:
Just like mainstream Christians stubbornly keep their man made customs and traditions, I see Messianic (Torah observant) believers repeat the same arguments every year, as they follow their own understanding of God’s times and seasons.
Judges 21:25 comes to mind.
Most are so cocksure that they have the only sure recipe they fail to understand that there is a protocol that needs to be followed to declare the new moons and years. It is one thing to practice the times and seasons the best you can with the revelation you have, but we all still need to submit to the protocol God reveals in Scripture.
All things will be restored once Messiah returns to rule and teach us His truth. Until then we should put our differences aside and try to unite in love as we seek to obey His instructions.
Since there is no temple or spiritual leaders (Sanhedrin) do we userp the mandate and take the responsibility upon ourselves to declare times and seasons we have no business doing? The moment we answer yes to this question we open the floodgates to a miriad of options as each one does according to his own understanding. We have so many calendars out there, each one having Scriptural support according to their adherents.
So do we carry on bickering and doing what seems right in our own eyes or do we follow the instructions of Torah and follow the calendar put in place by the last sitting Sanhedrin, and leave the responsibility where it belongs?
He went on to say this next:
Joseph Dumond, I am sad to see your twisting of the truth of Scripture to substantiate your bias. You respond with what the Sanhedrin taught apart from Scripture instead of addressing what Scripture does teach. Even Messiah said that when the priests sit on the seat of Moses (ie to teach from Torah and not their traditions) to listen and obey. And then you ridicule me for pointing out how you and those of your ilk pit people against each other each year as we celebrate the Feasts instead of trying to unite under the protocol set out by God. SMH.
You are free to take on the mantle assigned to the priesthood if you feel you have been mandated to carry the batton. Just remember that there are many like you, all in total disharmony with you and one another.
Let me ask you this question. Will Jesus truly restore all things when He comes back?
This is actually so pivital that if you do understand you will see just how great a lie it is. There is another great deception put forth on Satans behalf by if possible even the elect. Do you see it? Do you understand?
Will Jesus, or Yehshua restore all things when He comes? Are we to wait and just all get along until He does come and fixes all those things that are broken? Should we all stop keeping the various calendars and stop the arguing? If you say yes then, should we also stop the fighting with Christians and return to keeping Sunday and Christmas so we can have UNITY with our own families and we can just not worry about it because God has it all under control and He will fix it when He comes?
It is very simple to throw your hands in the air and say I am not going to do anything. I believe but there are so many fighting over this and that, and I will just go with the majority because it is easier.
As my friend quotes:
Jdg 21:25 In those days there was no king in Israel. Every man did the right in his own eyes.
So instead he is saying outright we should go with the majority. I have searched the scriptures trying to find where we are told to do that. The majority are going to be keeping Shavuot on June 12, next week. We kept it on May 8, 2022, over a month ago. We are now looking for the first fruits of Grapes in the fifth month just 30 days from now which is when they are supposed to be ready. Not the sixth month. Should we have just followed the majority to keep peace and to have harmony. Shavuot, is all about the covenant with Yehovah, and right there in that covenant it says we are not to go with the majority and to run after evil. Keeping the Feasts at the wrong time is EVIL. Not keeping them at all is also SIN.
Exo 23:2 You shall not follow a multitude to do evil. Neither shall you speak in a cause in order to follow many in order to wrest judgment.
Lev 19 also tells us we have a moral responsibility to stand up and tell our brethren when they are sinning.
Lev 19:17 You shall not hate your brother in your heart. You shall always rebuke your neighbour, and not allow sin on him.
When we do that, they yell at us and say we are trouble makers. We need to stop causing divisions and for the sake of unity we are to join with them and sit down and shut up. Jesus will fix it when He comes. So lets all keep Christmas with our families like we used to for unities sake.
I wonder if these people who want to stay with the majority have ever read Numbers 13 and 14? Do they not understand how the majority were then sentenced on the 9th of Av, the 5th month, to wander in the wilderness for 40 years until they all died. UNTIL THEY ALL DIED, because the majority would not go up into the land, except Joshua and Caleb, who were two faithful witnesses.
You see when I read this I see two men standing with Moses and Aaron, two other men, who were standing with Yehovah. If you stand with Yehovah and keep His commandments, then that ketubah we agreed to at Mount Sinai tells us we have a MAJORITY, with just Yehovah and me or you.
If you are keeping the commandments and standing with Yehovah; if you are obeying Him no matter what others say; if you are keeping the Holy Days and Sabbatical Years, then you and Yehovah ARE the MAJORITY. We are.
I have been writing my next book. It is now going to be a series of 3 books and then a 4th one after that. We are almost done the final editing of the first book The Restoration of All Things. I have a few large chapters left to edit, the forward is being written and the cover designed. This book covers a lot of information. Much of it I have presented to you already in various teachings.
I want to now address the one question I have not yet spoken to, from the statements my “brother” wrote which I quoted above. Just to stop fighting and leave it until Jesus comes and He will fix all these things. Again such a satanic statement.
Indeed brethren all things will already be restored before Yehshua ever comes. The real question is whether or not you will be part of that restoration or part of those who will die in the wilderness for their non-belief.
Let me now quote chapter 8 of our next book.
In Chapter One, I explained to you how the Messiah would not be coming back until there was a prophet who would be in the way of restoring all things. I have already proved to you from the Book of Acts that Yehshua would still be in Heaven right up until this prophet proceeded to restore all these things. That prophet was not Yehshua, but someone else.
20 And He shall send Jesus Christ, who before was proclaimed to you, 21 whom Heaven truly needs to receive until the times of restoration of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of His holy prophets since the world began. 22 For Moses truly said to the fathers, “The Lord your God shall raise up a prophet to you from your brothers, One like Me. You shall hear him in all things, whatever he may say to you. 23 And it shall be that every soul who will not hear that prophet shall be destroyed from among the people.” (Acts 3:20-23)
When Yehovah said to Moses, there would be “one like you,” this was originally written by Moses to all of Israel. That person, as Moses said, would be just like them.
15 Jehovah your God will raise up to you a Prophet from the midst of you, of your brothers, One like me. To Him you shall listen, 16 according to all that you desired of Jehovah your God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying: Let me not hear again the voice of Jehovah my God, neither let me see this great fire any more, so that I do not die.
17 And Jehovah said to me, “They have spoken well what they have spoken. 18 I will raise them up a Prophet from among their brothers, one like you, and will put My words in His mouth. And He shall speak to them all that I shall command Him.” (Deuteronomy 18:15-18)
Most today believe this Prophet is Yehshua who came and died in 31 C.E. I stand in sharp disagreement with this understanding and, for good reason. Yehshua did not restore all things due to the fact that, at that time, everyone still kept all the Laws and Commandments. The prophet in question (with a lowercase “p”) would only come after all these things had been lost or done away with. That only happened after Yehshua was killed, the Temple was destroyed, and Judah was sent into exile. This is precisely what we have demonstrated to you in the preceding chapters.
In order to recognize who this prophet will be in the future, we first needed to be made to understand what his office entailed in order to positively identify him once he comes into the fullness of his calling. I then went ahead and asked the following questions:
· What are those things that need to be restored?
· When did they get lost?
· How did this happen?
This prophet will turn the hearts of the people back towards Yehovah. But those who do not heed this prophet will be destroyed.
19 “And it shall happen, whatever man will not listen to My Words which he shall speak in My name, I will require it of him.” (Deuteronomy 18:19)
23 “And it shall be that every soul who will not hear that prophet shall be destroyed from among the people.” (Acts 3:23)
Malachi also told us that if we did not turn back to the father, he would strike the Earth with a curse. This is not speaking of Jesus, whose Hebrew name is Yehshua. Since Yehshua was killed at Passover in 31 C.E., all things have not been restored. To the contrary! Everything has remained totally lost (or almost totally lost) for the past 2,000 years. But thankfully, a remnant has always endured that has kept The Law and obeyed unto death when required to. We are also told in Malachi that God would send a prophet in the spirit of Elijah before He comes. This is the very same prophet Moses spoke of.
1 “Behold, I will send My messenger, and he will clear the way before Me. And Jehovah, whom you seek, shall suddenly come to His Temple, even the Angel of the Covenant, in whom you delight. Behold, He comes,” says Jehovah of Hosts. 2 “But who can endure the day of His coming? And who shall stand when He appears? For He is like a refiner’s fire, and like fuller’s soap. 3 And He shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver. And He shall purify the sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may be offerers of a food offering in righteousness to Jehovah. 4 Then the food offering of Judah and Jerusalem shall be pleasing to Jehovah, as in the days of old and as in former years. 5 And I will come near you to judgment. And I will be a swift witness against the sorcerers, adulterers, false swearers, those who extort from the hired laborer’s wages, and those turning away the widow, the orphan, the alien, and not fearing Me,” says Jehovah of Hosts. (Malachi 3:1-5)
Take note here of how this prophet is going to make the way straight for the Yehovah of Hosts, who will, in turn, purify the Levitical priesthood so they can make food offerings once again as in the days of old.
1 “For behold, the day is coming, burning like a fire pot; and all the proud, and every doer of wickedness, shall be (as) chaff. And the coming day will set them ablaze,” says Jehovah of Hosts, “…which will not leave root or branches to them. 2 But to you who fear My name, the Sun of Righteousness shall arise, and healing will be on His wings. And you shall go out and frisk like calves of the stall. 3 And you shall trample the wicked, for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day which I am preparing,” says Jehovah of Hosts. 4 “Remember the Law of Moses My servant, which I commanded to him in Horeb for all Israel, the statutes and judgments. 5 Behold, I am sending you Elijah the Prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of Jehovah. 6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the sons, and the heart of the sons to their fathers, that I not come and strike the Earth with utter destruction.” (Malachi 4:1-6)
1 For behold, the day is coming, burning like a fire pot; and all the proud, and every doer of wickedness, shall be chaff. And the coming day will set them ablaze, says Jehovah of Hosts, which will not leave root or branches to them. 2 But to you who fear My name, the Sun of Righteousness shall arise, and healing will be on His wings. And you shall go out and frisk like calves of the stall. 3 And you shall trample the wicked, for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day which I am preparing, says Jehovah of Hosts. 4 Remember the Law of Moses My servant, which I commanded to him in Horeb for all Israel, the statutes and judgments. 5 Behold, I am sending you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of Jehovah. 6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the sons, and the heart of the sons to their fathers, that I not come and strike the earth with utter destruction. (Malachi 4:1-6)
Elijah is the prophet who is coming in the Last Days to turn the hearts of the people back to Yehovah and Yehovah’s heart back to the people. And yet, not all of them will repent given how Yehovah is going to come and destroy those who don’t with not only a curse, but multiple curses as we will soon show you. Again, this is in accordance with what Moses said in Deuteronomy and what we just read in Acts. But also, in the Gospels of Matthew and Mark, Yehshua says that Elijah must come first and that when he does, he will be in the way of restoring all things.
10 And His disciples asked Him, saying, “Why then do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?” 11 And answering, Jesus said to them, “Elijah truly shall come first and restore all things. 12 But I say to you that Elijah has come already, and they did not know him, but have done to him whatever they desired. Likewise, also the Son of Man shall suffer from them.” 13 Then His disciples understood that He spoke to them about John the Baptist. (Matthew 17:10-13)
9 And as they came down from the mountain, He commanded them that they should tell no one the things that they had seen until the Son of Man had risen from the dead. 10 And they kept that saying within themselves, debating with one another what the rising from the dead was. 11 And they asked Him, saying, “Why do the scribes say that Elijah must first come?” 12 And He answered and told them, “Elijah truly does come first and restores all things. And how has it been written of the Son of Man that He should suffer many things and be despised? 13 But I say to you that Elijah has indeed come, and they have done to him whatever they desired, as it is written of him.” (Mark 9:9-13)
As I write this in 2022, most professing Christians do not understand the Book of Revelation, and are puzzled by the Book of Daniel. And yet we know, John and Daniel were both Jewish (as was Yehshua) and they spoke in terms (and in a language) readily understood by the people of that age. All the Gospels were written by Jewish men who spoke Hebrew and/or Aramaic, practiced their faith, went to the Temple, and walked out their faith daily as individuals (as well as a nation). In order to understand what they are telling us; you must also be walking out that same faith. Only then do all those mysterious books of the Bible become easy and plain to understand.
You have now read how Simon Magnus took the teachings of the Apostles and twisted them, or mixed them in with his Babylonian Mystery Religion and called it Christianity.
The Apostle Peter also warned us of how some were already twisting the epistles and teachings of the Apostle Paul to their own damnation. I would like to now highlight a few other passages of Scripture here for you to take note of as you read. Note both the heat and lawlessness mentioned, as it is a recurring theme.
1 “Beloved, I now write this second letter to you, in which I stir up your pure mind by reminder 2 to remember the words which were spoken before by the holy prophets, and of the Commandment of the Lord and Savior by us, the Apostles. 3 First, knowing this, that there will come in the Last Days scoffers walking according to their own lusts 4 and saying, ‘Where is the promise of His coming?’ For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of Creation. 5 For this is hidden from them by their willing it, that the Heavens were of old, and the Earth out of the water, and through water, being held together by the Word of God, 6 through which the World that then was, being flooded by water, perished. 7 But the present Heavens and Earth being kept in store by the same Word, are being kept for fire until the Day of Judgment and destruction of ungodly men. 8 But, beloved, let not this one thing be hidden from you, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. 9 The Lord is not slow concerning His promises, as some count slowness, but is long-suffering toward us, not purposing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.” (2 Peter 3:1-9)
10 “But the Day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the Heavens will pass away with a rushing noise, and the elements will melt with fervent heat. And the Earth (and the works in it) will be burned up. 11 Then, all these things being about to be dissolved, what sort ought you to be in Holy behavior and godliness, 12 looking for and rushing the coming of the Day of God, on account of which the Heavens, being on fire, will melt away, and the elements will melt, burning with heat? 13 But according to His promise, we look for new Heavens and a new Earth in which righteousness dwells. 14 Therefore, beloved, looking for these things, be diligent, spotless, and without blemish, to be found by Him in peace. 15 And think of the long-suffering of our Lord as Salvation (as our beloved brother Paul also has written to you according to the wisdom given to him 16 as also in all his letters, speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which the unlearned and unstable pervert, as also they do the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction). 17 Therefore, beloved, knowing beforehand, beware lest being led away with the error of the lawless, you fall from your own steadfastness. 18 But grow in grace and in knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory, both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.” (2 Peter 3:10-18)
All Christians are forewarned by Peter about twisting the writings of Paul to their own damnation through the errors of their own lawlessness. Yehshua also warned of those who mistakenly thought they were doing His will and yet, He said He never knew them because they were lawless.
21 “Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord! Lord!’ shall enter the Kingdom of Heaven, but (only) he who does the will of My Father in Heaven. 22 Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord! Lord! Did we not prophesy in Your name, and through Your name throw out demons, and through Your name do many wonderful works?’ 23 And then I will say to them ‘I never knew you! Depart from Me, those working lawlessness!’” (Matthew 7:21-23)
This is the very same thing Yehshua warned the five foolish virgins of. He never knew them because they engaged in lawlessness. Yes, I am combining these two similar verses together.
11 Afterwards the other virgins came also, saying, “Lord, Lord, open to us.” 12 But he answered and said, “Truly I say to you, I do not know you.” (Matthew 25:11-12)
If we truly are in the Last Days—a fact we have proven on multiple occasions in all our previous books—then where is Elijah? Where are the Two Witnesses mentioned in Revelation? You will only be able to recognize them by the actions they will be involved in. They will, again, be in the process of the restoration of all things—that is, those things we have just shown you which were lost.
Will you stop what you are doing and listen to them? Will you begin to support the work they are doing? Will you begin to obey them, or will you keep going your own way? Remember what you were warned of by not only Moses, but also in the Book of Acts.
23 And it shall be that every soul who will not hear that Prophet shall be destroyed from among the people. (Acts 3:23)
The modern-day Elijah and Moses (a.k.a., Two Witnesses) have a job to do, as we are told in the Book of Isaiah.
3 The voice of him who cries in the wilderness, “Prepare the way of Jehovah, make straight a highway in the desert for our God. 4 Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made low; and the crooked places shall be made level, and the rough places smooth; 5 and the glory of Jehovah shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together;” for the mouth of Jehovah has spoken. (Isaiah 40:3-5)
The two voices crying out in the wilderness would also be coming in the Spirit of Elijah in the exact same way in which the Angel told Zechariah that John would come in that very same Spirit.
16 And he shall turn many of the sons of Israel to the Lord their God. 17 And he shall go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready a people prepared for the Lord. (Luke 1:16-17)
They are going to be in the business of restoring all those things we have just shown you which were lost. I cannot stress this enough. They will also be doing it in the Last Days at the end of the age just before the 7th millennium is to begin and just before the Second Coming of our Lord. The Book of Acts and Deuteronomy both warn that many will not listen to them. Again, I ask the question. Will you recognize Elijah or Moses, the Two Witnesses of Revelation, at the end of this age? And, if you do recognize them, will you help them with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength?
We are told in the Book of Daniel that the times, Laws, and seasons would be changed. These Two Saints would be in the process of restoring the times, Laws, and seasons. For those who do not know what this means, let me be very plain. The Two Witnesses, or the Two Saints, Elijah and Moses, will be found in the process of restoring the Moedim (the Holy Days) and teaching how to keep them at the proper times. This is a critical part of what these two men will be doing in the Spirit of Elijah with respect to the restoration of all things.
25 And he shall speak great words against the Most High and shall wear out the saints of the Most High, and plot to change times and laws. And they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and one-half time. (Daniel 7:25)
These two End-Time Prophets may be hard to recognize at first, but once things heat up, their true identities will become self-evident to those who truly understand. But at that point, you will no longer be able to help or support them, so the time to support them is now. By the time the World recognizes these two men for who they really are, they will be involved in another calling entirely—of which they will be performing before they are killed.
1 “And a reed like a rod was given to me.” And the angel stood, saying, “Rise up and measure the Temple of God, the altar, and those who worship in it. 2 But leave out the court, which is outside the Temple, and do not measure it, for it was given to the nations. And they will trample the Holy City 42 months.” (Revelation 11:1-2)
3 And I will give power to My Two Witnesses, and they will prophesy 1,260 days clothed in sackcloth. 4 These are the two olive trees and the two lampstands standing before the God of the Earth. And if anyone will hurt them, fire proceeds out of their mouth and devours their enemies. 5 And if anyone will hurt them, so it is right for him to be killed. (Revelation 11:3-5)
6 These have authority to shut up the Heaven, that it may not rain in the days of their prophecy. And, they have authority over (the) waters to turn them to blood, and to strike the Earth with every plague as often as they desire. 7 And, when they complete their testimony, the Beast coming up out of the abyss will make war against them and will overcome them and kill them. (Revelation 11:6-7)
It is only after the Two Witnesses are both killed at Passover in 2030 that the Great Tribulation begins and does so irrespective of whether you ascribe to a Pre-Tribulation, Mid-Tribulation, or Post-Tribulation Rapture. Just by doing the math, you can make the determination they are to begin their work in the fall of 2026. We have explained this in great detail in our book, The 2,300 Days of Hell, as well as The Mystery of the Jewish Rapture 2033.
I have now shown you those things that were lost—how it came about, who did it and what it was replaced with. I will now begin to explain when those very same things were restored, and by whom.
The 2,300 Days Of Hell: The 2 Witnesses, Joseph’s 7 Years Of Plenty & 7 Years Of Famine by Joseph F. Dumond, tinyurl.com/ycy75ppf
The Mystery Of the Jewish Rapture 2033 by Joseph F. Dumond, https://tinyurl.com/5eahm6ze
Brethren if you are waiting until Jesus comes to restore all things then you most certainly do not know your scriptures. And it is true that if possible, even the elect will be deceived. Yehshua Himself said there would be two who come in the spirit of Elijah and that THEY would RESTORE ALL THINGS. You won’t know who they are if you do not know what has been lost, but now you do having read the first book of our next 3 in the series.
Re: Various Calendars
I believe the witnesses of Rivkah Biderman (the wild barley as well as the 6 witnesses of the spring festivals) are proof enough as to which calendar can be supported by Scripture. IF those following other calendars were keeping the feasts the way they were prescribed in ancient times, they would realize this. It is a practical commandment and when practiced, one can see the truth as plain as whether there is barley ready for Wave Sheaf day or not. For those on the late calendar (keeping Pentecost in June), they would see the harvest is late for not only the wave sheaf day, but all of the feasts that follow. What will they harvest when the barley is no longer harvestable? They would not be able to make the offerings since there is nothing to offer that is suitable.
Should we listen to the Sanhedrin? As of June 2022, as far as I know, there is no publicly recognized Sanhedrin for the people of Israel. Until that time, perhaps they will reinstitute the sighted moon and barley based calendar. We know prophecy indicated this since there will be sacrifices and offerings made and then will come to an end (at the abomination of desolation) when the third temple is built in Jerusalem according to Daniel and Revelation.
I firmly believe that you are one of the Two Witnesses. Yehovah has raised you up to do this great mission and warn the world! My prayers are with you as you go to your martydom but remember Joe, Yehovah will raise your mangled dead body from the dead and you will sit along with King David, Elijah and Jeshua as one of the leaders in the coming Kingdom of Yehovah!
Shabbat Shalom Chaim, I am not making any claims to this title. Nor do I seek this role. What I am pointing out to you and anyone who will listen is that those two witnesses will be doing a very particular work and they will be restoring those things which were lost over time. That is the Calendar and the Sabbath and Holy Days. This also includes the Sabbatical years. They will be keeping the Torah and not just talking about it. They will be hated by many for doing this. Anyone who is doing these things qualifies to be one of the Two Witnesses. Yehovah is going to make sure they know exactly what they are to do when it is time. To presume this or that person are the one is fruitless. You will know them by their fruit. Look at what they do.
Yeps, Canadian Joe was definitely vindicated by that that Canadian Prepper. From the first 20 seconds of the video, one would think that it’s a sightedmoon video, lol.
I left a comment mentioning sightedmoon… maybe others will do the same. It would be wonderful if a guy like him makes the connection to the scriptures!
I’m honestly intrigued as to why we would still need to support widows in this current age. When those commands were given, women could not support themselves. But today every woman works, has a pension and is able to provide for herself. At least as much as any man can.
Stuart, that is an interesting comment and a sweeping statement “today every woman works, has a pension and is able to provide for herself”. That is not true. Not every woman works, has access to a pension or a means to support herself. There are many women who are homemakers still – especially believing women who care for their children whilst their husband works. There are still many women alive who were from the age where women did not work and they stayed at home to care for their children whilst their husband worked. Most of the women my mothers age (around 80) did not work at a job. Some of these women have been widowed and their husbands may not have provided for them or they may not have children or their children may not provide for them.
In addition, I believe you may be thinking of western women. There are believing women in poor countries that have been widowed. In addition, there are many orphans.
Either way, whether we see sense in something or not, it is an act of obedience to YHWH to give to orphans and widows at this time.
Keep in mind that there are others who do not understand why they are supposed to obey the command not to eat unclean food in this current age….surely pigs are now kept well….in the “old days” they were kept in bad conditions and were unclean but these days they are kept in good conditions and can be considered clean? No. Again, YHWH declared them unclean, therefore they are unclean and we cannot eat them. Again, by not eating unclean animals it is an act of obedience. To obey is better than sacrifice 1 Samuel 15:22-23.
My point was that this command was purely relevant to the culture of the time. These days a widowed man could be in just as much help as a widowed woman. If we were to truly keep to God’s gender roles then women would be keeping quiet in these discussions, but even on sighted moon we see a picking and choosing of commandments. Either we go for secular equality or we keep to everything scriptural.
2Ti 2:2 And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit the same to faithful men (G444) who will be able to teach others also.
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