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Importance of Enoch and the Book of Enoch

Importance of Enoch and The Book of Enoch Enoch [חֲנוֹךְH2585] is an interesting person to study given that his name is only mentioned a few times in scripture.  He is only mentioned in Genesis 5, Luke 3, Hebrews 11, and Jude 1.  What then, makes him so important? Facts We Know About Enoch • Enoch… Continue reading Importance of Enoch and the Book of Enoch

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The New Heaven and Earth

Revelation 6:14; 16:20 – “Every island and mountain was removed and disappeared; . . . and no mountains were found.” Revelation 20:11 – “Then I saw a great white throne and the One who was sitting on it. Earth and sky ran away from him and disappeared.” Heaven and Earth Pass Away Matthew 24:35; Mark… Continue reading The New Heaven and Earth

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The Meaning of Blood Moons and Tetrads

Matthew 24:42 – “Watch therefore: for you know not in what hour Yeshua will come.” Luke 21:25-28 – “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars . . . the powers of the heavens will be shaken . . . When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your… Continue reading The Meaning of Blood Moons and Tetrads

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The Worm That Never Dies

Two years ago we looked at some Hebrew words that are translated worm, and determined that Yeshua called himself a specific type of worm, a tola worm [H8439]. The full essay on these discoveries can be found here: https://raptureparty.net/2020/10/15/worms-maggots-and-trees-revisited/ The Tôlâʽ or Tôlêʽâh Worm [תּוֹלֵעָה H8439] The Tôlâʽ or Tôlêʽâh worm is the female ‘Coccus… Continue reading The Worm That Never Dies

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Choose Your Consequences

This article may seem a little blunt to some, so let me start by stating a Biblical principle and patterns, then asking a couple of questions. The Biblical Principle: Deuteronomy 4:6, 17:6, 19:15; Matthew 18:16; 2 Corinthians 13:1; Hebrews 10:28; and 1 Timothy 5:19 all repeat the principle that to establish a fact requires two… Continue reading Choose Your Consequences

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The Rainbow Flag Incursion

Romans 1:28 – “And even as they did not like to retain Yahweh in their knowledge, Yahweh gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not proper.” Revelation 6:2 – “I looked, and there in front of me was a white horse; its rider had a bow and was given… Continue reading The Rainbow Flag Incursion

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Blinded to the Torah

It has always been Yahweh’s plan that all people would willingly obey his ways and become his cegullah, his peculiar treasure [H5459]. To accomplish this goal, he gave us his Torah and Mitzvot. The Word Spoken To Deaf Ears In the beginning Yahweh spoke to his people, giving them his Torah and Mitzvot, his commandments,… Continue reading Blinded to the Torah

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Humor Me – Fun With Parables

Definition of a Parable parable In the Hebrew: H4912 מָשָׁל mashal or in the Greek: G3850 παραβολή parabole • A simple story illustrating a moral or religious lesson. • A pithy maxim, usually of metaphorical nature. • A comparison, illustration, analogy; a simile. • An allegorical relation or representation from which a moral is drawn… Continue reading Humor Me – Fun With Parables

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Yeshua’s Powerful Blood

Many do not understand that sin did not originate in the Garden of Eden with Adam and Eve. True, Eve was deceived and began to “be like God”. Her first sin was in misquoting Yahweh’s words to Adam (Genesis 3:2). Next, she takes it on her own authority to proclaim that the fruit is “good”… Continue reading Yeshua’s Powerful Blood

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Upon This Rock

Matthew 16:13-18 – “When Yeshua and his disciples arrived at Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that the Son of Man is?’ They replied, ‘Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others say Jeremiah or one of the prophets’. ‘But who do you say that I am?’ he asked.… Continue reading Upon This Rock

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Timeline of Rejection

The United States certainly turned away from Yahweh and His ordinances and statutes beginning in the 1960s. The Bible and prayer were taken out of the schools. The New Age movement began in earnest. The 1970s saw the legalization of abortion. And the last decade has seen a marked increase in the acceptance of homosexuality… Continue reading Timeline of Rejection

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Does Anybody Know What Time It Is

Historic Calendars Throughout history many different calendars have been used. Most are familiar with the Julian/Gregorian calendar which most people use today to determine what day, month, and year it is, and to determine holidays and special events. The current Gregorian calendar is based on the rotation of the Earth around the Sun, and is… Continue reading Does Anybody Know What Time It Is

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Biblical Patterns Set the Stage Part 2

In Part One of this series, we looked at the patterns of Abraham, Isaac, and Yeshua, Joseph and Yeshua, Joshua and Yeshua, Ruth, Boaz, and Yeshua, The Bronze Serpent, and Melchizedek, and stated that “patterns set the stage for future similar events, and these initial patterns are essential for understanding Yahweh’s message. With this statement… Continue reading Biblical Patterns Set the Stage Part 2

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Biblical Patterns Set the Stage Part 1

There is a Biblical standard of first mention that sets the pattern for future similar events, and these initial patterns are essential for understanding Yahweh’s message to the people of the world. Parallels, patterns, pictures, and types are the backbone of scripture, which informs us that prophetic patterns are cyclical: what has happened in the… Continue reading Biblical Patterns Set the Stage Part 1

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The Multiple Resurrections and Judgments

Acts 17:31 – “Yahweh has set a Day when he will judge the inhabited world, and do it justly, by means of a man whom he has designated. And he has given public proof of it by resurrecting this man, Yeshua, from the dead.” Resurrections Matthew 22:31-32 – “As for whether the dead are resurrected,… Continue reading The Multiple Resurrections and Judgments

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Scripture Quotes Others

We have looked at Enoch and how The Book of Enoch is quoted throughout scripture. We have looked at how Yahweh often reaches people out of the Biblical Canon box. This article looks further into how Yahweh uses quotations, references or allusions from other written or oral sources as a way to get the attention… Continue reading Scripture Quotes Others

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Yahweh’s Plans Revealed By Biblical Names

As we wait for our redemption – the resurrection of the dead and the rapture of the bride – we do well to take another look at the plans Yahweh has. Yahweh has very definite plans that are spelled out (no pun intended) by the names of the people who are proclaimed as important by… Continue reading Yahweh’s Plans Revealed By Biblical Names

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Nothing To See Here

For years we have been lied to. I am tired of being lied to. No, not just tired, livid. But take heart, many of the lies that have been perpetrated upon the people of the world are being revealed, as prophesied. Titans / Giants / Nephilim For years we have been told that the Sons… Continue reading Nothing To See Here

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The Changed Earthquake Statistics

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire 1 Timothy 4:2 – “Such teachings come from the hypocrisy of liars.” Do you ever get the feeling that you are being lied to by our current governmental agencies or leaders? If so, then you are in good company, as many believe the same. The USGS earthquake statistics have been… Continue reading The Changed Earthquake Statistics

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Biblical Language Is Graphic, Part Three (3 of 3)

Parts One and Two of this three-part essay have dealt with Biblical examples of some very graphic language, and we asked “Why would the Bible include all that graphic, vulgar, often sexually explicit language?” We concluded that it does not use such language just to shock your socks off, but to shock you out of… Continue reading Biblical Language Is Graphic, Part Three (3 of 3)

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Biblical Language Is Graphic, Part Two (2 of 3)

WARNING – this article examines explicitly graphic language of the Bible, and is ONLY written to the warrior priests amongst us – the sensitive and easily offended can choose to stop reading NOW to avoid being shocked or offended. The Bible is not for sissies, pantywaists, snowflakes, the easily offended, or those who can’t handle… Continue reading Biblical Language Is Graphic, Part Two (2 of 3)

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Biblical Language is Graphic, Part One (1 of 3)

WARNING – this article examines explicitly graphic language of the Bible, and is ONLY written to the warrior priests amongst us – the sensitive and easily offended can choose to stop reading NOW to avoid being shocked or offended. The Bible is not for sissies, pantywaists, snowflakes, the easily offended, or those who can’t handle… Continue reading Biblical Language is Graphic, Part One (1 of 3)

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Yahweh Outside The Box

In the Putting Yahweh in a Box  article, we looked at several ways that people try to limit how Yahweh can reach or teach them. In this article, we will look at some of the ways that Yahweh outside the box has reached me, and perhaps many others. A long, long time ago in a… Continue reading Yahweh Outside The Box

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Putting Yahweh in a Box

Many people not only wish they could put Yahweh into a box – one of their own conceptions and limitations – they have actually, on a personal level, succeeded! The Faith Box James 2:26 – “Faith without actions is dead.” We’ve all heard the story of the man who was clinging to the roof of… Continue reading Putting Yahweh in a Box

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Missing Salt, Part Three

WARNING -- this article is blunt, to the point, and written to the warrior priests amongst us -- the sensitive and/or easily offended can choose to stop reading NOW to avoid being agitated or outraged. Matthew 5:13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt becomes tasteless, how can it be made salty… Continue reading Missing Salt, Part Three

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Missing Salt, Part Two

WARNING -- this article is blunt, to the point, and written to the warrior priests amongst us -- the sensitive and/or easily offended can choose to stop reading NOW to avoid being agitated or outraged. Matthew 5:13 – “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt becomes tasteless, how can it be made… Continue reading Missing Salt, Part Two

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Missing Salt, Part One

WARNING -- this article is blunt, to the point, and written to the warrior priests amongst us -- the sensitive and/or easily offended can choose to stop reading NOW to avoid being agitated or outraged. Matthew 5:13 – “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt becomes tasteless, how can it be made… Continue reading Missing Salt, Part One

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Are the Ten Kings Actually Ten Oligarchs?

Guest Post by Pastor Mondo Gonzales Those who are watching prophecy closely will discuss often that we are looking for the arrival of the antichrist and most believe that he is alive today. This is fruitful, but we must remember that before the antichrist comes on the scene, he is preceded by what the Bible… Continue reading Are the Ten Kings Actually Ten Oligarchs?

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Chewing the Cud Revisited

Scripture tells us what is approved for eating and what is not approved. Both Deuteronomy and Leviticus lay out the requirements. Some of the foods sold in a marketplace would be ritually clean foods according to Torah, and some would be ritually unclean foods. The vendors would say prayers in their “gods” name over the… Continue reading Chewing the Cud Revisited

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Who Are My Mother, Brothers, Sisters Revisited

Today it is imperative that one have discernment to determine who is a true brother, sister, or mother given how divided this world is becoming. That being said, let us look at the Bible to see what it says about this topic. Matthew 12:46-50, Mark 3:31-35, Luke 8:19-21 – “While Yeshua was still speaking to… Continue reading Who Are My Mother, Brothers, Sisters Revisited

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Name Calling Is A Biblical Fact

Psalm 105:1 – “Give thanks to Yahweh! Call on his name!” Psalm 147:4 – “He determines how many stars there are and calls them all by name.” Isaiah 43:1 – “I am calling you by your name; you are mine.” Older Covenant Name Calling for Evil Deeds Name calling, despite many vehement objections, is a… Continue reading Name Calling Is A Biblical Fact

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Yahweh’s Believe It Or Not

2 Thessalonians 2:11-12 – “Yahweh shall send them a strong delusion, so that they will believe the lie. The result will be that all who have not believed the truth, but have taken their pleasure in wickedness, will be condemned.” The above scripture is very familiar to many, and myriads of scholars have written countless… Continue reading Yahweh’s Believe It Or Not

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Revelation’s Two Witnesses Revisited

Revelation 11:3-4 – “And I will give power to my two witnesses, and they will prophesy one thousand two hundred and sixty days, clothed in sackcloth. These are the two olive trees and the two lamp stands standing before the God of the earth.” Scripture tells us that there are two witnesses who will testify… Continue reading Revelation’s Two Witnesses Revisited

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Nation Against Nation

Several passages in the Newer Covenant scriptures are often misinterpreted by readers of the Bible. Two of those passages are Matthew 24:7-9 and Matthew 25:32-33. Greek Words Actually Used Here are a few of the actual Greek words that are found in those verses: Nations: G1484 ethnos; a race, a nation, pural - the nations… Continue reading Nation Against Nation

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Continue Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

Colossians 4:2 – “Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert in it with an attitude of thanksgiving.” Thanksgiving has been celebrated and now we are back to “everyday living”. Scripture continuously admonishes us to maintain an attitude of gratitude, an attitude of thankfulness and to do so with plenty of rejoicing and noise. In these days… Continue reading Continue Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

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The Overcomer Revisited

As we await the imminent return of Yeshua Ha'Mashiach we once again reflect on what it means to be an overcomer. Matthew 13:44 – “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he… Continue reading The Overcomer Revisited

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The 144,000 Witnesses Revisited

Revelation 14 says: Revelation 14:1-5 – “I looked, and behold, Yeshua was standing on Mount Zion.  With Him were one hundred and forty-four thousand, having His name and the name of His Father written on their foreheads.  And I heard a voice from heaven like the sound of many waters and like the sound of… Continue reading The 144,000 Witnesses Revisited

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Triune Patterns Revisited- The Pattern of Three

The Three Witnesses Scripture is filled with the patterns and images of three and multiples of three. The length of the ark Noah built was 300 cubits (Genesis 6:15). Noah had three sons from whom all the families of the earth were spread (Genesis 9:19). Yahweh walked through the carcasses of a heifer, she goat,… Continue reading Triune Patterns Revisited- The Pattern of Three