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The full knowledge of the truth is like unto a great puzzle. All truths are puzzle pieces. The Scriptures serve as the picture on the box top that aids us in putting the puzzle pieces of truth together. But in our case much of the picture is obscure. Yeshua is the Center Piece, and with him, come all the pieces that connect to the peripheral pieces in the Hebrew Bible. Generally, when beginning an enormous puzzle with many pieces, work begins with the peripheral pieces. It is true also in this case. There are four corners, which even among a multitude of pieces, are readily identifiable. Once all four corners are set, the work proceeds connecting the pieces that form the most outer edge, and from there the work begins to converge inward to the center. But in our case, the work on the puzzle stopped; and the caretakers who began the work ceased. The prophets went silent. The puzzle was abandoned and left with a large hole right in the middle.

The silence lasted over 400 years, until one day, a voice began crying in the wilderness; and then the Center Piece appeared. But many did not accept the Center Piece. Nonetheless, a few did recognize Him, and they began working to connect other pieces to Him. They were persecuted and killed, still, the work continued. Thereafter, others came also with other pieces and box top pictures of their own. Working recklessly they began forcing pieces together adding in their own strange pieces, while taking other true pieces away. They disregarded the four corners and outlying pieces and created a picture of their own.

One day a great ruler came. Beholding the puzzle, it became desirable to him and he took it from those who had it and declared it his own. He too had other pieces and pictures of strange puzzles which he put into the puzzle and declared “This is the true puzzle. All people shall believe and worship it”. Thereafter the two parts of the puzzle became irreconcilable. For the children of those who had given them the first part, held to it; while the others who came later held to the newer part. As the two caretakers grew further apart and enmity increased, they both devised means whereby to make certain that the two parts would never be joined together. There was even greater division than ever before, and it was accepted by all, there were two separate puzzles, and two entirely different pictures. The first part of the outer pieces was seen as a picture of beautiful landscaped gardens, walls, gates, walkways, fountains and waters. The more recent corrupted part also was viewed separately. It was accepted that the picture was that of a very impressive house built atop the landscape, and thus, replaced the landscape as the true picture.

After no small passage of time, others came along also, who beholding both puzzles, were amazed at how many pieces appeared to connect the two parts into being one of the same. They began working fervently to throw out the strange pieces, and to find the missing pieces that connected the two parts. But they too were persecuted and killed as those before them who had made the same declarations. Much more time would pass, but piece by piece, the puzzle was coming together. And indeed, it was becoming clearer with each new piece that the two parts are separate parts of one puzzle. For when the center pieces were placed in the middle of the outer pieces, the beautiful landscaped gardens, walls, gates, fountains and waters surrounded the House; and all walkways converged into one that lead up to the Door. And then, looking closely into the fountain waters in the outlying pieces, it was realized; there is a reflection of the House that has been there all along.

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The Mystery of God revealed in Creation

When Lucifer became lifted up with pride, he said in his heart, “I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High”. He then set about, spreading accusations and gathering others unto his rebellion against God. It was the first communistic message of class-warfare and equality. Heaven was corrupted by evil. But God is holy. And evil cannot dwell in his presence. For this reason, a place set apart from Heaven was prepared for the Devil and his angles — a holding cell. Although God could have justly destroyed Lucifer and his followers utterly and eternally, he did not.  But why? May it have been that the many accusations Lucifer had hurled at God needed to be answered before he was destroyed?  Was there a means whereby those angels whom God had created could know if there was any truth in what Lucifer had declared?  Might it be wondered if all should indeed be equal?  Would the question remain if it were possible that the All Mighty had set himself up unfairly above all?  Would the remaining angels who fell not, serve God out of terror rather than love? To resolve all questions and doubts, there was need for a trial. But first, before Judgment Day, all the evidence must be gathered; for who goes to trial without evidence? And not only so, but there were other co-conspirators to the rebellion, yet to be born, who would later join the ranks of evil. They too must be rounded up before the Final Judgment, to make an end of all evil, once and for ever.

Creation: The gathering of evidence

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness. And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day.”

At this point, the fullness of all knowledge exists as an invisible and remains exclusively the knowledge of God. God, in his willingness to make things known to his living creations, creates images of expression to bring the invisible truths into the realm of their understanding.  Ignorance is expressed as Darkness, while true knowledge is expressed by Light. Lucifer being cast out is henceforth referred to as Satan(adversary), and expressed by darkness. God speaks his Word, “Let there be Light”, It is the Day. “And God saw the light, that it was good: and God divided the light from the darkness”.  Remember, the sun, moon, stars, all heavenly luminaries are not yet created until the Forth Day.  Notwithstanding, God, on the First Day, creates Light in the Darkness. He exposes Darkness, He judges Darkness. Lucifer and his followers are indicted, arrested, incarcerated, and held in “chains of darkness” awaiting trial. It is therefore, we can find in the very first verses of Scripture, that God reveals his mystery unto us.  For the purpose of his creation from the the beginning to the end, is that those things that are not seen, may be seen by those things that are; and thus, ignorance is dispelled by knowledge, Darkness by Light, and falsehoods by The Word of God. The Light has come; darkness is divided out. The evidence of truth is being made manifest in our world, and it is recorded.  Next up, God divides the Heavenly realm above, from the worldly realm where Satan is in holding until the Final Judgment of all things. Satan has been cast out of the Heavenly realm. God has His Heavenly turf back!

“And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. “And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so. And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day”

Again, remember in Scripture there is metaphoric usage.  Waters often are used to demonstrate, Word and Spirit.   However, particularity in Revelations, there is also usage as “many peoples” and “many spirits”, or voices of many. In light of the latter usage, might we consider that the Heavenly spirits were divided from all other spirits that are not Heavenly? Is this division between God’s Kingdom above and the realms below? For there is an impenetrable barrier fixed between the Most Holy Place and all others that no one can crossover but he that is sent? — those sent being God’s Messengers and servants, and the Mediator between heaven and earth who lived in both, died in one, and is risen again to live in both through those who are redeemed. All this not to say that all things written are only spiritual; but rather, the physical creation is patterned after the spiritual, which is the eternal.

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It is troubling that many people dismiss great signs and wonders as nothing. But a herd mentality can be just as bad when something seems to make sense and people swallow the whole, hook, line, and sinker. Sometimes you can take theories and find things in them that resound with scripture. But just because something has some truth, it doesn’t mean it is all true. The best understanding often comes from taking truths you find in a theory away from the theory, and begin a search for the other truths that go with them. It is a careful spiritual process that takes patience and time.

Some say blood moons are ominous warning of war, bloodshed, and famine. Others are saying they are a good sign for Israel, but a bad sign for the nations. And then another group says, forget it, it means nothing. I was ask the last group; does a rainbow also mean nothing?

I believe absolutely God does everything for a purpose. I don’t think blood moons were created just to make us say, “Cool!, Awesome!” They are a sign, and they are saying something.

Here is one thing that keeps coming back to me about blood moons. I wonder it but I hesitate to write it because there are so many interpretations. However, I will write it as something to ponder, not as “The Divine Interpretation”. The moon in the bible is an often used symbol for: a woman, The Bride, God’s chosen. At night, the light in darkness in the absence of the sun is the moon, which, having no light of its own, reflects the light of the greater light upon the world. Likewise, Yeshua reflects his light upon his chosen, to give Light to the world in his absence.

The last total solar eclipse which took place, took place directly over the North Pole. As of now, no nation owns the North Pole; under international law the area is under administration of the “International Seabed Authority”. Thus being the area is international, is the total eclipse of the sun a warning to all the nations? Is it a sign of an absence of God? Only destruction can follow if God withholds his Light and mercy.

I can be more brief about the blood moons if indeed we understand the Bride metaphor and the moon as a feminine “help mate” of the “Light Of The World” to bring Light at night– Remember Yeshua’s words:

“We must work the works of Him who sent Me as long as it is day; night is coming when no one can work. “While I am in the world, I am the Light of the world.”

What is the light of our world? The sun. We are not to worship the sun as pagans do; but it is a sign, and along with the moon, together they are teachers wherein lies truth that when reveled, we can understand and worship God with greater understanding. The Sun is the Greater Light, and the moon the lesser “help mate” — a symbol of the Groom and Bride. If the total solar eclipse over the North Pole was a sign of Judgement upon all nations, what then is the significance of the blood moon? —- and not merely a blood moon, but a super blood moon appearing over Jerusalem on Sukkot(the Feast of Tabernacles)? I will leave you with a verse to ponder regarding this mystery:

Exodus 12:13 “. . . and when I see the blood, I will pass over you. . .”

In that light, a super blood moon appearing over Jerusalem on the Feast of Tabernacles would be of the greatest significance to his people.

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Over the past few years, much ado has been made over the occurrence of the tetrad of blood moons which is divided into two sets of two by a total solar eclipse directly over the North Pole. The events began on Passover 2014 and will end on The Feast of Tabernacles 2015. There are various interpretations as to the meaning of this rare occurrence, and as well, detractors who claim it is nothing. I take issue with both groups: those who take theories and run with them, and those who dismiss everything in its entirety as having no significance whatsoever. Therefore, falling somewhere in between, I am ready and also willing to be hammered by both.

First, Who created the heavens and the earth? Who made the stars, the sun, the moon and all the heavenly host? Were they created without understanding, without purpose, without meaning?

I believe, EVERYTHING, that exists, exists by design—with intention. God is not random. The fullness, depth, and meaning, of these things goes far beyond what we can comprehend. We do well when we are able to in part gasp meanings and purposes. Not a leaf falls to the ground wherein there is not a lesson. There is NOTHING in nature wherein lies no significance. Nothing is incidental—nothing.

“For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse”

Yeshua spoke in parables using examples of physical creations to bring spiritual truths into the realm of understanding. Furthermore, Scripture states, “. . .and without a parable he spake not”. Yeshua always used physical creations to explain spiritual truths. The physical world is a parallel representation of the spiritual world. It is not merely the sacrificial laws that were a shadow and a physical representation of the True. Everything existing physically expresses a spiritual truth of invisible principles — and nothing can be created without there first being an invisible concept and a possibility of being. Hebrews, 11:3 –

“For by faith we understand that the worlds were fashioned by the word of God, and these things that are seen came into being out of those things which are unseen.”

Does God do anything without reason? Is anything an accident or mere coincidence, or even an unnecessary side-effect?

Now, for those on the other hand. There has always been a problem among believers with those, who either with good intentions or in pursuit of gain, take scriptures and apply their on interpretations to support a theory they wish to advance. This in turn has lead many astray and driven others away from Truth altogether. However, it need be said, just because there are so many prolific false interpretations of God’s works, it does not mean that there is not a true. It should be of no question that there is a meaning and lesson in all things. However, the question should be, what is the meaning. When someone comes who portrays to know, there should be much skepticism. Try all things, prove all things. Do not become one in a stampeding herd.

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What religion is Obama?

What religion is Obama?

The true answer to that question is, Obama worships himself. Obama is homosexual. He is also a hardcore leftist. Thus, his relationship with Islam is complicated. Further complicating Obama’s relationship with Islam is the status of Allah as, “The Greatest”, which is in conflict with Obama’s narcissism. However, it is Obama’s narcissism that is actually the key of comprehending his Islamic sympathies.

Obama is a religion and a god unto himself. He sees no other living God. He worships no other God. Men who worship God seek to become a part of God through obedience. If Obama viewed himself as subservient to Allah, he would keep all of the Koran, which he does not. Nonetheless, Obama was raised Islamic. It is a part of who he is, and remember, he worships himself. Obama serves Islam, not to be a part of Islam and worship Allah, but because Islam is a part of himself whom he worships; he sees no one greater.

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