Insights, Mistaken Perceptions

What Is Meant By Imminent

Romans 8:23 – “We groan inwardly as we eagerly await our adoption, the redemption of our bodies.” Imminency, as it relates to Bible prophecy, simply means that the return of Yeshua Ha’Mashiach for his bride is anticipated and approaching. It does not mean it will happen instantly. No doubt you have heard it said, “Yeshua… Continue reading What Is Meant By Imminent

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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

Insights, Mistaken Perceptions, The Rapture

The Importance of a Witnessed Rapture

Why is it important that the rapture be witnessed? The witnessed rapture brings glory to Yahweh whereas an instant disappearing rapture allows Satan to steal glory that only belongs to Yahweh / Yeshua. Let’s examine how that works. Proving the Prophecies – Advance Notice of Rapture Enoch and Elijah both had advance notice that they… Continue reading The Importance of a Witnessed Rapture

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Paul’s Resurrection Thesis

No Resurrection Say the Sadducees Acts 23:6 – “Now when Paul perceived that one part were Sadducees and the other Pharisees, he cried out in the council, ‘Brothers, I am a Pharisee, a son of Pharisees. It is with respect to the hope and the resurrection of the dead that I am on trial’.” During… Continue reading Paul’s Resurrection Thesis

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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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Instantly Instantaneous

We use many words to define the word instant, including: abrupt, fast, immediate, instantaneous, prompt, quick, rapid, sudden, and unexpected. Scripture, likewise, uses many different words translated as instant or instantly. Instant Defined in the Older Covenant In the Older Covenant raga [H7280 רָגַע] and rega [H7281 רֶגַע from H7280] which both mean: a very… Continue reading Instantly Instantaneous

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Let’s Talk About The Witnessed Rapture

Isaiah 1:18 – “Come now,” says Yahweh, “let us talk this over and reason together.” Jeremiah 23:35 – “When you speak with your friend ask, ‘What has Yahweh answered?’ or ‘What has Yahweh said?’.” Luke 24:15 – “While they discussed together and reasoned, Yeshua himself drew near, and went with them.” Over the past twelve… Continue reading Let’s Talk About The Witnessed Rapture

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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 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

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The Place of the Skull Revisited

1 Samuel 17:54 – “David took the severed head of the Philistine, Goliath, and brought it to Jerusalem.” Ephesians 5:6 – “Let no man deceive you with vain words.” Many have tried to convince the world that the place of the skull is a rock face that looks like a skull from a distance. But… Continue reading The Place of the Skull Revisited

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The Tav and the Cross Revisited

The Tav The word translated tree in Deuteronomy is the Hebrew word ets [עֵץ H6086] and in Galatians is the Greek word [xylon ξύλον G3586]. Some say that the cross was in the shape of a lower case “t” (or plus sign +), which is the way the tav [ת] was written in ancient Hebrew.… Continue reading The Tav and the Cross Revisited

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Worms Maggots and Green Trees Revisited

Are you ready to go fishing? If so, then you are going to need some worms, some Hebrew rimmâh or some Greek skōlēx. But if you are looking for salvation, then you are going to need an entirely different worm, a Tôlâʽ or Tôlêʽâh Worm . Yup, you guessed it, Hebrew has several distinct words… Continue reading Worms Maggots and Green Trees Revisited

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Sabbath vs. Sunday Revisited

Exodus 20:10 – “The seventh day is a Sabbath to Yahweh your God. On it you shall not do any work.” Deuteronomy 4:2 – “Do not add anything to what Yahweh commands you, nor subtract from it, so that you may keep the commandments of Yahweh your God.” The seventh-day Sabbath command is repeated in… Continue reading Sabbath vs. Sunday Revisited

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The Coronation of Mashiach

Yom Ha’Melekh: The Day Of The Coronation Of The Messiah Psalm 98:6 – “With trumpets and sound of cornet make a joyful noise before the LORD, the King.” The blowing of the shofar on Yom Teruah links this day to Yeshua’s coronation as King of Kings. The coronation ceremony of Kings was ripe with the… Continue reading The Coronation of Mashiach

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Teaching Youth

Daniel 9:24 – “Seventy weeks are determined upon your people and upon your holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins, and to make reconciliation for iniquity, and to bring in everlasting righteousness, and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the most Holy.” Coinkydinks No Doubt… Continue reading Teaching Youth

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Blood Covenants

Exodus 24:8 – “Behold the blood of the covenant that Yahweh has made with you.” Hebrews 9:20 – “This is the blood of the covenant which God has ordained for you.” The blood of the covenant is an important doctrine in the Bible. It comes from the Hebrew word briyth [בְּרִית H1285] and/or the Greek… Continue reading Blood Covenants

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You Do Not Know

Over the past four years we have taken a look at several Hebrew idioms to better understand the scriptures. In 2014 we discovered that the “heavens” refers to governments and rulers, and “earth” refers to the nations or peoples, most specifically to Israel’s leaders and people. We also discovered that the “sea” and “land” again… Continue reading You Do Not Know

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Lukewarm Laodicean Vomit Updated

In Yeshua's message to the church of Laodicea he says: “I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot. So then, because you are lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will vomit you out of My mouth.” (Revelation 3:15-16) Location, Location, Location Revelation references… Continue reading Lukewarm Laodicean Vomit Updated

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The Strong Delusion Revisited

2 Thessalonians 2:10-11 – “Because they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved, Yahweh sends them a strong delusion so that they will believe the lie.” In January of 2012 we took a first look at the Great Deception. Today we will look again at some of the possibilities… Continue reading The Strong Delusion Revisited