Friday, May 22, 2009

The Day and the Hour

This is my riddle:

I know the day and the hour

and yet

I don't know the day and the hour.

The Holy Spirit gave me these words last week. They're given in the same manner that Samson gave a riddle concerning the source of his strength. This riddle is concerning the last days.

What does it mean?

That's the reason for the riddle.

Matthew 24:36 But of that day and hour knoweth no [man], no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.

Matthew 24:42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

Matthew 24:44 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.

Matthew 24:50 The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for [him], and in an hour that he is not aware of,

Matthew 25:13 Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour wherein the Son of man cometh.

Zechariah 14:7 But it shall be one day which shall be known to the LORD, not day, nor night: but it shall come to pass, [that] at evening time it shall be light.

Mark 13:32 But of that day and [that] hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels which are in heaven, neither the Son, but the Father. This means that the sons of God (friends of Yeshua) cannot know the day and the hour from the Son... remember he no longer calls them "servant" but "friend" because all things that the Father makes known to him, he makes known to them. But remember that Yeshua said this PRIOR to his ascension. Now he sits at the right hand of the Father. His fulfillment of the roles of Son of man, suffering Servant and the Lamb of God and the Spring Feasts is completed after his ascension. His next fulfilment is that of the roles of Judge, conquering King and Lion of Judah and the Fall Feasts when he returns to "confirm the covenant with many for one week" (Daniel 9:27; & see 1 Corinthians 1:8). In Revelation 3:3, you see him state to the messenger in the church in Sardis that the church will not know what hour he will come upon them if they do not watch. So either he knows the day and the hour or he doesn't. Since Yahweh set the stars in motion and hung the moon and the sun in the sky, I believe that He will share with His Son "the plan"... and that by the Spirit of El... those of us who are "led by the spirit, they are the sons of God" will know also "the plan". And so far, "the plan" still stands... and a handful of us know what to watch for. "A handful" is a small percentage of people - and only Almighty El knows that number. Blessed is he who seeks His kingdom and His righteousness and even has this thing added unto him: the revelation of the day and the hour. Now he/she can truly watch for that day and not have it come as a thief.

Luke 12:46 The lord of that servant will come in a day when he looketh not for [him], and at an hour when he is not aware, and will cut him in sunder, and will appoint him his portion with the unbelievers.

Acts 1:7 And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power.

1 Thessalonians 5:2 For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the LORD so cometh as a thief in the night.

2 Peter 3:10 But the day of the LORD will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

Revelation 3:3 Remember therefore how thou hast received and heard, and hold fast, and repent. If therefore thou shalt not watch, I will come on thee as a thief, and thou shalt not know what hour I will come upon thee. This is a warning to his servants. The book of Revelation is not written for the average pew-warmer/church-goer. It is written to the servants of God to enable them to prepare for the trouble to come and to know what to expect and what is required of them in the last days. They have a job to do and will need to glean their instructions from the Spirit of El.

I wrote these words down about three weeks ago. Today is June 3, 2009 which is Sivan 9, 6009 F.C. (From Creation). It is three days after the Feast of Shavuot 6009. I've been immersed in studying the Scriptures and have been dependent upon the Spirit of El to be my teacher. For the last eight months, Almighty El has been doing a work in me that I was unaware of until two weekends ago. He has shown me how he has directed my steps these eight months. A separation took place and I was at peace with it, but I wasn't understanding of it which brought a bit of turmoil into my soul. I sought not to dwell on such things but to continue to move forward. But on the occassions I desired to share with someone things that He had been teaching me, my mind stopped to remember ones I spent time with doing these things in the past and this brought heartbreak from missing them. After spending time communing with Him about it -- asking Him to help me understand what had happened, to heal hearts involved, knowing full well from the prayers that have come forth from my heart that it held love, mercy, and forgiveness in the situation -- He showed me what took place.

I've grown leaps & bounds. He is truly perfecting (maturing) me. The things I know today, I've never known before and the Scriptures have become like a living person. I've acquainted myself with them like one who cannot get enough of them. And each time I open the pages of my KJV or the E-Sword on my computer... it's like the Scriptures come alive and begin putting themselves together on their own. The rate at which the huge puzzle is piecing itself together is phenomenal. The Spirit of El is truly alive and moving in them... and it confirms all the more to me that Yeshua is indeed the Living Torah - something I never was taught in the Western Gentile Nation's church system: Church building or Church denomination or Bible Study or Home church or Fellowship. Nobody has had the understanding and the wisdom to teach me the things that the Spirit of El has been spreading before me like a banquet. I am ever-so-thankful to Him for such revelation... and MORE for the Love He is teaching to me through His demonstrations and mercy. It is a Love that has not been demonstrated and yet I longed to know it so that I, too, could manifest it. His Love is not properly taught nor shown. But in the life of Yeshua, it is made obvious. The day is coming where He will appoint judges, but the throne of judgment is established in mercy. And until one can demonstrate mercy, they are not a judge - not until that appointment is made. We must look to Yeshua to see how to live. He IS the Torah made flesh which dwelt among men. The thing that is difficult for the Western Gentile Nation believers is that they cannot find the middle ground of the Yahweh of the Old Covenant and the Yeshua of the New Covenant. HEAR O ISRAEL, THE YAHWEH YOUR ELOHIM IS ONE. And this truth remains: He is constant. There is no variableness nor shadow of turning in Him. He is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow. And if anyone says any different or tries to represent Him differently - they are creating a takanot... a law unto themselves.

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