Basketball star Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash tonight. He led protests against the United States. He hated the USA and spoke against Trump. He was extremely racist. I'm not going to act like that it was a horrible thing that happened tonight. I won't be a hypocrite about it like everyone else. I do not take pleasure in his death, but it is true that "what goes around, comes around". I don't feel sorry for the wicked.
The Chinese corona-virus continues to spread worldwide and it is very possible that over 100,000 people have the virus and over 100 dead at the very least, despite claims by mainstream media + the Chinese government.
In the sermon yesterday, we read about the connection between Ezek.5 and Revelation 6:8. What I am now comprehending more, is that we should have been expecting an increase in death via plagues/diseases in these months of Jan.-Feb, before Purim. The deaths and plagues increase in the 4th seal and just before the opening of the 5th seal. Therefore, this extremely dangerous virus confirms the timing, that the 5th Seal is about to be opened, which means that the Abomination of Desolation of Matt.24 + Dan.12, which is also the "Strong Delusion" of 2 Thes.2 is about to occur.
The strike on the US embassy is a huge escalation. I feel that even the death of the basketball player is part of the judgment and is a sign of impending judgment on more people forthcoming.
What is also interesting, is that this virus is called a corona virus, which means "crown" virus, as in the 1st seal having a crown. All 4 seals are interrelated. Not completely separate. Also remember that the 1st seal is related to people claiming to be people of "peace" but are actually full of hate and war, such as Kobe Bryant.
Also, this virus jumped from snakes to bats, then to humans. So in other words, from wild beasts as in Rev.6:8 and Ezek. 5.
Concerning my recommendation in the sermon yesterday, that single people would be better off staying single, I was called out for saying that. But here is another verse which confirms my teaching on that in the light of the Great Tribulation being so very close now:
Jeremiah 16: (NASB)
1The word of the LORD also came to me saying, 2“You shall not take a wife for yourself nor have sons or daughters in this place.” 3For thus says the LORD concerning the sons and daughters born in this place, and concerning their mothers who bear them, and their fathers who beget them in this land: 4“They will die of deadly diseases, they will not be lamented or buried; they will be as dung on the surface of the ground and come to an end by sword and famine, and their carcasses will become food for the birds of the sky and for the beasts of the earth.”
And concerning what I said about men going to prostitutes:
I did NOT say that I encourage every man to start hiring prostitutes. But what I said was that it would be better for a man to do so, than to get married, and I said this in the context of the current situation that we face.
Notice the bible examples below:
Judges 16:1 Then went Samson to Gaza, and saw there an harlot, and went in unto her.
Many people use this verse to claim that Samson was a major sinner because he had sex with this harlot or possibly prostitute. But let's read more bible!
:1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent out of Shittim two men to spy secretly, saying, Go view the land, even Jericho. And they went, and came into an harlot's house, named Rahab, and lodged there.
:6 But she had brought them up to the roof of the house, and hid them with the stalks of flax, which she had laid in order upon the roof.
:10 For we have heard how the Lord dried up the water of the Red sea for you, when ye came out of Egypt; and what ye did unto the two kings of the Amorites, that were on the other side Jordan, Sihon and Og, whom ye utterly destroyed.
11 And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the Lord your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.
12 Now therefore, I pray you, swear unto me by the Lord, since I have shewed you kindness, that ye will also shew kindness unto my father's house, and give me a true token:
13 And that ye will save alive my father, and my mother, and my brethren, and my sisters, and all that they have, and deliver our lives from death.
14 And the men answered her, Our life for yours, if ye utter not this our business. And it shall be, when the Lord hath given us the land, that we will deal kindly and truly with thee.
15 Then she let them down by a cord through the window: for her house was upon the town wall, and she dwelt upon the wall.
24 And they said unto Joshua, Truly the Lord hath delivered into our hands all the land; for even all the inhabitants of the country do faint because of us.
Hebrews 11:31 By faith the harlot Rahab perished not with them that believed not, when she had received the spies with peace.
Therefore we see that in the book of Joshua, a harlot saved the lives of God's men. God's men were led to a harlot's house! They could have refused to go. They could have said that it was forbidden or unclean. They could have feared what people would say about them if anyone in Israel ever found out. But I believe that it was ordained for these men to be protected by Rehab who eventually became an ancestor of Jesus Christ! Anyone can be saved! Even whores and prostitutes and homosexuals and murderers. If we always avoid them like the plague, they would never get saved.
We need to also look at the example of Hosea who married an adulteress by the command of God!
Hosea 1:2 The beginning of the word of the Lord by Hosea. And the Lord said to Hosea, Go, take unto thee a wife of whoredoms and children of whoredoms: for the land hath committed great whoredom, departing from the Lord.
It normally was against God's law to marry an adulteress. It normally would have been a sin to do so! But it was not a sin for Hosea to do so! It was God's will and commandment for Hosea! It was also God's will for Samson to go to the harlot, or else at the very least his permissible allowance. I don't see where God ever chastised him for it, or rebuked him or forsook Samson for going to the harlot. The absence of rebuke and judgment equals allowance, permission or at the very least, grace and understanding within the situation.
I have read the entire bible more than once. I realize that it is not always acceptable for every man of God to constantly have sex with whores. But all indications are that with Samson and Hosea, it was definitely God's will or within His permissible allowance for them to have sex with adulteress women on at least one occasion each.
I've heard and read many preachers say that God would never tell someone to sin. That's right! But it's not a sin to follow his will. Then they say "God would never tell someone to break or go against His laws or His word." But these same people must have never read about Hosea! God is God! The bible is not God. Scripture is not God. Words written in stone are not God. Only God is God and He is in control.
Judah + Tamar
:1 And it came to pass at that time, that Judah went down from his brethren, and turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah.
2 And Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite, whose name was Shuah; and he took her, and went in unto her.
3 And she conceived, and bare a son; and he called his name Er.
4 And she conceived again, and bare a son; and she called his name Onan.
5 And she yet again conceived, and bare a son; and called his name Shelah: and he was at Chezib, when she bare him.
6 And Judah took a wife for Er his firstborn, whose name was Tamar.
7 And Er, Judah's firstborn, was wicked in the sight of the Lord; and the Lord slew him.
8 And Judah said unto Onan, Go in unto thy brother's wife, and marry her, and raise up seed to thy brother.
9 And Onan knew that the seed should not be his; and it came to pass, when he went in unto his brother's wife, that he spilled it on the ground, lest that he should give seed to his brother.
(Many people wrongfully twist this verse to try to claim that masturbation is a sin. But this did not have anything to do with masturbation. But rather, the sin was that he refused to them this woman a son as was required by God's law and by the man of God Judah.)
10 And the thing which he did displeased the Lord: wherefore he slew him also.
11 Then said Judah to Tamar his daughter in law, Remain a widow at thy father's house, till Shelah my son be grown: for he said, Lest peradventure he die also, as his brethren did. And Tamar went and dwelt in her father's house.
(It wasn't truly that Shelah was too young to have sex, but rather only that Judah feared that this 3rd son would die if he had sex with her.)
12 And in process of time the daughter of Shuah Judah's wife died; and Judah was comforted, and went up unto his sheepshearers to Timnath, he and his friend Hirah the Adullamite.
13 And it was told Tamar, saying, Behold thy father in law goeth up to Timnath to shear his sheep.
14 And she put her widow's garments off from her, and covered her with a vail, and wrapped herself, and sat in an open place, which is by the way to Timnath; for she saw that Shelah was grown, and she was not given unto him to wife.
15 When Judah saw her, he thought her to be an harlot; because she had covered her face.
(Very clearly, Tamar knew that Judah had sex with prostitutes. It must have not been a secret of shame.)
16 And he turned unto her by the way, and said, Go to, I pray thee, let me come in unto thee; for he knew not that she was his daughter in law. And she said, What wilt thou give me, that thou mayest come in unto me?
17 And he said, I will send thee a kid from the flock. And she said, Wilt thou give me a pledge, till thou send it?
18 And he said, What pledge shall I give thee? And she said, Thy signet, and thy bracelets, and thy staff that is in thine hand. And he gave it her, and came in unto her, and she conceived by him.
19 And she arose, and went away, and laid by her vail from her, and put on the garments of her widowhood.
20 And Judah sent the kid by the hand of his friend the Adullamite, to receive his pledge from the woman's hand: but he found her not.
21 Then he asked the men of that place, saying, Where is the harlot, that was openly by the way side? And they said, There was no harlot in this place.
(Many people wrongfully claim that the word for "harlot" here means "temple prostitute", but that does not fit the context. There is nothing to indicate that Judah tried to partake in pagan sex worship! The word only means prostitute and nothing more.)
22 And he returned to Judah, and said, I cannot find her; and also the men of the place said, that there was no harlot in this place.
23 And Judah said, Let her take it to her, lest we be shamed: behold, I sent this kid, and thou hast not found her.
(Notice that Judah did not want shame! He was very serious to make for sure that he fulfilled his promise to pay the woman for her sex services. The sex services were not shameful to him. He did not fear people knowing that he had had sex with a prostitute. He publicly made it known that he was attempting to pay his debt to a prostitute!)
24 And it came to pass about three months after, that it was told Judah, saying, Tamar thy daughter in law hath played the harlot; and also, behold, she is with child by whoredom. And Judah said, Bring her forth, and let her be burnt. (Because she had tricked him.)
25 When she was brought forth, she sent to her father in law, saying, By the man, whose these are, am I with child: and she said, Discern, I pray thee, whose are these, the signet, and bracelets, and staff.
26 And Judah acknowledged them, and said, She hath been more righteous than I; because that I gave her not to Shelah my son. And he knew her again no more.
(The lack of righteousness was not that he had sex with a prostitute, but rather that he didn't give his 3rd son to her as promised.)
Samson As An Example to Us in the Heroes of Faith Chapter of the Bible
:32 And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthae; of David also, and Samuel, and of the prophets:
33 Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions.
34 Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens.
If the writer of the book of Hebrews viewed Samson as a lust filled drunkard as many legalistic and ignorant Babylonian ministers, preachers, pastors and Christians today view Samson, he would not have included Samson as an example of good faith. Plain and simple.
Therefore, I stand by my statement, that in the context of the situation that the world is in right now, where there are MANY, MANY 30 year old virgin men, who have NO life experience, and still living with mommy and daddy, AND faced with the Great Tribulation at the door, it would better for some of these men to go get laid, with a prostitute, for one hour, than to get married to a Delilah, or some other pretty face, who will distract them every day from the Work of Christ! AMEN!
Friday, I was at a cheap restaurant, (only because I was forced to go by pressing circumstances), and after arriving and looking out the window, I noticed a beautiful and huge rainbow! And it seemed to be pretty close to the restaurant. I KNEW it was Jesus' love, companionship for me! His way of constantly saying to me "I am here". "I am with you when no one else is".
Then after sitting down with my back toward the rainbow, I noticed that from the back door of the restaurant, facing me, the sun was shining very brightly through the tiny little peep hole in the door. This was a large distance away from me. But I could see the eye hole in the back door! The sun was shining extremely bright through this tiny little hole! And then, the same bright beam of light from the tiny hole was also going through a seat/booth barrier of some kind of fabric or building material, and refracting the light from white to red and blue and green and all the colors of the rainbow. As I just barely moved my eyes or head, the colors would change. GOD JESUS was displaying a rainbow in front of me inside of the building, and behind me outside of the building!
Jesus already knew what I was already teaching brothers, and my thoughts. If Jesus did not approve of my teachings, HE could have said "No, I won't show you anything else. I won't bless you anymore. You are too nasty and wicked".
But Jesus didn't say that! Instead, He continued and continued to show me His Rainbows and confirmations of His Love and Approval and Blessings. And then revealed + confirmed more prophecies during the sermon! He continues to bless, use and anoint His Chosen servants.
Touch Not My Anointed!
Be very, very careful and fearful of opening your mouth against God's anointed ones such as Jacob and Samson. Because that is a form of fighting God's will. If you fight His anointed, you fight God!
Psalm 105:15 Saying, Touch not mine anointed, and do my prophets no harm.
1 Chronicles 16:22 Saying, “Do not touch My anointed ones, And do My prophets no harm.”
Acts 5:39 But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
And to those who condemn Samson and Jacob, you are the same legalistic, ignorant Pharisees that Jesus was speaking to in Matthew 21:31, "Verily I say unto you, That the publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you."
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