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We should all be sighing and crying about the sad state of our world.

                         

 Leviticus 26:17 

      And I will set my face against you,            and ye shall be slain before your enemies:

      they that hate you shall reign over you;  and ye shall flee when none pursueth you.

      Ezekiel 20:26 ……

      that I might make them desolate, to the end that they might know that I am the LORD.

                                       A Message From Peter James 

                    There Will Be No Revival

The hot news in the Religious World seems to be that a worldwide Revival

is about to break out across the world. Apparently millions of people are going to start flocking

to the churches, in this major outpouring of the ‘spirit’.

Pastors, such as Todd Bentley, are in the forefront of this major end time move, supposedly by God.

 

The reality is that there will be no worldwide revival, as preached by the churches,

just as there will be no rapture, as taught by the churches.

 

At the start of the video which might well go to two parts, let us first

take a look at the problem and those who are promoting revival.

Revival is simply one of many false teachings by false ministers.

They claim that Christ was not a poor man, in order to justify their

extravagant lifestyle, unlimited expense accounts, with personal jet planes

and luxury mansions, and the wanton lifestyle from the millions that the

deceived sheeple willingly give to them.

 

Christ said.

Matthew 8:20  And Jesus saith unto him, The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests;

but the Son of man hath not where to lay his head.

 

Luke 9:3  And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither

staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece.

 

This is a far cry from a fleet of jet planes is it not?

 

I spent time in the W.C.G. and it is now becoming clear that the lifestyle

of Mr. Armstrong was exactly the same as the unbelievable present profligate lifestyle

of the current evangelists, whilst many members suffered and some even died or committed suicide.

It was all part of my learning experience, which has contributed to me being

able to do what I do now.

 

Matthew 6:24  No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other;

or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

 

A major part of this supposed men of God is the ‘speaking in tongues’,

Someone said to me yesterday but the bible speaks of those who are drunk

in the spirit. This is not a biblical teaching.

 

Isaiah 63:6  And I will tread down the people in mine anger, and make them

drunk in my fury, and I will bring down their strength to the earth.

 

Ephesians 5:18  And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled

with the Spirit;

Ephesians 5:19  Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs,

singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;

Ephesians 5:20  Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in

the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;

Ephesians 5:21 Submitting yourselves one to another in the fear of God.

Ephesians 5:22  Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the

Lord.

Ephesians 5:23  For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the

head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.

 

Nowhere in the bible does the bible say that any of the apostles were drunk

in the spirit or drunk, as the verse above says do not be drunk,

but they were accused of being drunk in Acts 2:14.

 

Consider for a moment that you are with a whole group of people from all over,

let us say an airport departure lounge, and you only spoke English, and suddenly

you said something to someone who was obviously and Indian, and you

realised that it was not your normal English, then the person responded

because it was not gibberish but Hindi, and they understood what you said,

and you understood what they said what would you do?

I know what I would do, I would be absolutely excited, and I would want to

speak to people of other languages to see if the same thing would happen.

People would think that I am more than drunk but crazy.

So let us be very careful before we come to wrong conclusions.

 

Now here are some distressing pictures of what we are doing right now.

It is our governments that are doing these things on our behalf.

It is almost all our ‘Christian’ churches, which are supporting these governments in every way.

It is our children who are involved in these atrocities.

Of course other governments do these things.

Sometimes they act on behalf of our governments.

Our ministry is primarily to the English speaking people, but we can be certain that ALL people,

who are involved in activities which produce the following results, will reap what they have

sown and even twice as much.

 

 Todd Bentley a ‘Pastor’ for many years, apparently has been tattooed in the past 3 years.

 You can search the internet for the rest of his tattoos. They are very easy to find.

    

 

     Two results of depleted Uranium – could you cope with this situation

 

   

   

 

     What could he do to deserve this? Jaws and lips wired together note other wires as well.

 

   

 

 

It is because of our unbelievable wickedness that for quite sometime,

I have been preaching in documents and videos that we need repentance immediately

if we are not to face soon coming judgment of unbelievable

severity, as we reap double what we have sown.

 

The teaching of revival is the equivalent of a spiritual Prozac.

It does not deal with the underlying spiritual problem which must be addressed.

 

False hope is also canvassed about health, wealth and various miracles,

whilst at the same time we are in the depths of rebellion against the most

High God.    It will never happen.

 

With this background in mind let us move on to Revival itself.

 

Just like the word Rapture, the word Revival is not found in the bible.

 

You would think that two, of what must certainly rank amongst the most important events in human history,

would at least get a mention, but this is not the case at all. They are just not there.

The hope is to revive what happened in the previous revivals, one in 1904 in Wales:

It is believed that at least 100,000 people became Christians during the revival, but despite this

it did not put a stop to the gradual decline of Christianity in Wales, only holding it back slightly.

It has been argued by some Christian historians that the 1904–1905 revival lacked the depth

of previous revivals in terms of nurturing the newly converted Christians

in biblical teaching.

 

and the other in the Azusa Street Revival in California.

The Azusa Street Revival was a historic Pentecostal revival meeting that took place in

Los Angeles, California and was led by William J. Seymour, an African American preacher.      

It began with a meeting on April 14, 1906 at the African Methodist Episcopal Church and continued

until roughly 1915. The revival was characterized by speaking in tongues, dramatic worship services,

and inter-racial mingling.

 

There are so many questions.

Is this revival going to be before, or after the Tribulation?

If many millions were turned to Christ would that not mean the revival would result     

in a new beginning without the need of judgment, and the Tribulation?

 

The truth is that now we are probably more rebellious, and anti-God than,

we have ever been.

This is the case on the individual, national and international level.

 

The call to revival is the opposite to what the bible teaches, which is that we should come out

of Babylon in order not to suffer the fate of Babylon, and we are called to repent and seek the Eternal

while He can still be found, because there will come at time, when it will be quite impossible to do so.

 

Zephaniah 2:3  Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have

wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall

be hid in the day of the LORD’S anger.

 

Amos 8:12  And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east,

they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.

 

The call to repentance is right now.  

 

First we need to ask what has been, and still is the fruit of these revivals?

The answer of course is the establishment of the Multi million member,

worldwide Pentecostal movement, and all that goes with it, such things as speaking in tongues,

being slain in the spirit, miracles, healings and giving birth in the spirit, fire tunnels, etc.

Check out our website for the documents and videos which cover many

of these things.

 

Here is an brief introduction to Giving Birth in the Spirit by Patricia Hamel

              on: July 12, 2007, 07:52:12 PM

            “I am calling you to come deeper and deeper into My Presence.
            Hear the call, for I am calling you.
            You are understanding the Spirit of travail that is burdening you
            and you are being called into My Presence on behalf of others.
            You are labouring and struggling for you are about to give birth
            to My deep work in your life. . . .

            In persisting you will give birth to the Spirit of intercession that
            has been travailing in you and is deepening for deep calls to deep
            and I am calling you to a deep, deep walk with Me.

            I am taking you and I am bringing forth Christ in you.
            I am being birthed in you and the full depth of My ministry
            I would bring forth in you.

            Cry My precious one cry and continue to cry out until Christ is
            fully formed in you
. . . .

            You will swim with grace and stand in the power of My Spirit and
            I will carry you into the heavenly places where few have gone.
            This is where I desire that you dwell.”

  In this excerpt I have highlighted points that as far

  as I am concerned are problematic.

I will go through the short book of Joel, as I understand it is one source for the idea of a revival.

 

The book of Joel like other books such as Jeremiah and Revelation

 is not written in sequential order.

                

Throughout the book you find references to “the Day of the Lord”,

it is dealing with the period of time before the day of the Lord,

and the Day of the Lord.

                  

The Day of the Lord or the Lord’s day is not Sunday. See our video below:

 

The Day Of The Lord & The Lord's Day Are The Same - Neither Are Sunday!

 

It is a time of Judgment.

       

In Joel chapter 3 verse 12 we are told that the day of the Lord is a day of Judgment

in the valley of decision, which is called Jehoshaphat.

 

What an entirely different reality to the Lord’s day being Sunday, and as you will see that

it has absolutely nothing to do with revival.

 

Joel 3:12. Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat:

for there will I sit to judge all the heathen round about.

 

Joel 3:14  Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision:

for the day of the LORD is near in the valley of decision.

 

The idea that a Christian army is what is being spoken about in Joel,

and that it will lead any sort of revival is false.

 

In Joel Chapter 1 we are asked if what is being said has been heard before?

We are then told that what is being said, should be told to the future generations.

 

In verse 4 we are told

“That which the palmerworm hath left hath the locust eaten;

and that which the locust hath left hath the cankerworm eaten;

and that which the cankerworm hath left hath the caterpillar eaten”.

 

What is this speaking about?

It is referring to several stages of the growth of a caterpillar, and it is showing us that through

out all the stages they are going to devastate anything edible. What the first stage,

does not eat the second stage will eat and so on.

 

This is not speaking about locusts, but rather it is a parable using locusts to illustrate the point

of efficient devastation.

 

In verse 7 we are told

 

He hath laid my vine waste, and barked my fig tree: he hath made it clean bare, and cast it away;

the branches thereof are made white”.

 

This is precisely what would happen if all the fruit, foliage and bark were stripped from a tree,

by locusts. It says ‘ He hath’, so whoever or whatever stripped the tree is referred to as he.

We see that it is not physical locusts, as I said it is a parable.

The explanation is in verse 6 we are told

 

Hosea 1:6 For a nation is come up upon my land, strong, and without number,

whose teeth are the teeth of a lion, and he hath the cheek teeth of a great lion.

 

Therefore the locusts represent a strong nation, and even more an army,

a very strong army, with the jaw teeth of a great lion.

It consists of so many people that it cannot be counted.

 

This nation is stated by the Eternal God to be His army.

 

In Joel Chapter 2:11  And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army:

for his camp is very great: for he is strong that executeth his word:

for the day of the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?

 

Now, let us pause awhile, and ask the question,

Does this sound in any way shape or form as a Christian army, whether adults or children,

who are carrying out a revival of any typewhatsoever?

Is it not so very clear, that even a child can understand that this is speaking

of a mighty, and exceedingly powerful army, which is meticulously carrying out its assignment

of destroying Judah, as judgment ?

 

Because the Eternal God calls this army, His army,

it does not mean that it is either holy or righteous.

 

The very same thing applies to those whom the Eternal calls His Servants or His Shepherds.

These people can be appointed by the Eternal God to punish people for their rebellion.

We should keep this clearly in mind by those claiming to be Servants of God.

You have to look at the fruit to determine whether the Servants who serve you have been sent

to bless or punish.

 

Carefully consider whether they are being blessed by their extortionate wages from your tithes

and offerings, whilst you just continue to suffer endlessly, whilst they live a physical lifestyle which

you have absolutely no hope of achieving, and which they certainly have no desire to relinquish.

Refuse to be brain washed into all these false teachings.

Here is an absolutely revolutionary thought for you.

Why not ask the Eternal God if what I am saying to you is correct or not?

If you are His child, why will he not answer you?

The only condition is make sure that what you hear conforms to the Word of God.

You can see all the supporting scriptures for yourself, you do not even have to look them up.

 

Wake up people and do not live in denial.

 

 Luke 6:43 For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit;

 neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.

           

 Luke 6:44 For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not

gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.

Interestingly one of the most common words that these revivalists use, far more than

the name of Jesus Christ, is “fire”. The truth is that if these people do not repent,

that is exactly where they are going to end up, right in the fire.

Why do you want to suffer this very same fate? 

 

 Luke 3:9 And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: every tree

therefore which bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down,

and cast into the fire.

 

When people earnestly want something, pray for something and expect it,

they usually get their wishes. People want the Benny Hinn’s, the Todd Bentley’s, the Copelands,

the Hagees, etc., etc. and they have got them. They want to hear about health and wealth

and that is what they get.

 

The fact that they remain deceived, and in serious mental confusion somehow escapes

their consciousness, as they desperately hope that tomorrow will somehow be better,

but tomorrow never comes.

 

Many do get the emotional high, for which they crave, like any drug addict.

The reality is that their very sad condition continues, their mental confusion,

their appalling health, regardless of how many times, they have been ‘slain in the spirit’,

and been prayed for, or how many sessions they have had with their ‘Christian Counsellors’.

 

Like a smoker for the moment the craving is satisfied, but then the desire returns with a vengeance,

and you need another smoke.

 

They want to hear smooth words, and they also get that.

Few want their comfort zone touched in any way, and even fewer want to hear the word Obey’.

 

Ezekiel 33:31  And they come unto thee as the people cometh,

 and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will

not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goeth

after their covetousness.

Ezekiel 33:32  And, lo, thou art unto them as a very lovely song of one that hath a pleasant voice,

and can play well on an instrument: for they hear thy words, but they do them not.

 

 Consider the activity of this army of God.

Also remember that the Eternal God has used Gentiles in the past to punish His people,

and He called the Kings of these nations His servants, His shepherds.

This applied to Nebuchadrezzar, and Cyrus.             

 

Jeremiah 25:9

Nebuchadrezzar the king of Babylon, my servant

 

Isaiah 44:24  Thus saith the LORD, . . . .

28 That saith of Cyrus, He is my shepherd, and shall perform all my pleasure:

 

Be very careful of the shepherds and pastors, we have many documents and videos explaining

from the bible that the vast majority are false.

 

Hosea 1:5, alters the flow and it tells us to whom the book is addressed,

the drunkards of Judah, as Joel was sent to the nation of Judah.

Hosea 1:5 Awake, ye drunkards, and weep; and howl, all ye drinkers of wine,

because of the new wine; for it is cut off from your mouth.

 

Judah is not the only nation of Israel who are referred to as drunkards.

The nation of Ephraim are also called drunkards.

What an amazing link there is between what we are speaking about, and what Isaiah is telling us.

Not only are the people drunkards, which many people in the U.K. are.

It is a very real problem.

Note whose beauty is fading and it certainly is.

Then it speaks of the Lord being mighty, and strong and destroying the drunkards.

It then speaks of ‘In that day’, and finally we are told that He sits in judgment.

The parallel is astounding in so many details.

 

Isaiah 28:1 Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim,

whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which are on the head of the fat valleys of them

that are overcome with wine!

Isaiah 28:2  Behold, the Lord hath a mighty and strong one,

which as a tempest of hail and a destroying storm, as a flood of mighty waters overflowing,

shall cast down to the earth with the hand.

Isaiah 28:3  The crown of pride, the drunkards of Ephraim, shall be trodden under feet:

 

Isaiah 28:4  And the glorious beauty, which is on the head of the fat valley,

shall be a fading flower, and as the hasty fruit before the summer;

which when he that looketh upon it seeth, while it is yet in his hand he eateth it up.

Isaiah 28:5  In that day shall the LORD of hosts be for a crown of glory,

and for a diadem of beauty, unto the residue of his people,

Isaiah 28:6  And for a spirit of judgment to him that sitteth in judgment,

and for strength to them that turn the battle to the gate.

 

Details about the drunkards of Ephraim – the U.K. July 2008

Around a quarter of the population drink to a harmful level

Public Health Minister Dawn Primarolo

Last month the Office for National Statistics figures showed  that in 2005/6,

hospitals admitted 208,000 people with diseases caused by drink – double that of 10 years ago.

 

Alcohol is thought to cause about 17,000 cases of cancer a year and liver disease is becoming

common for people in their 20s and 30s.

 

Alcohol is to blame for more than 800,000 admissions – 6% of the national total. 

 

Drunken injuries and booze-related illnesses are costing taxpayers £2.7billion

a year. 

 

In Joel Chapter 1: 9 – 12, we are told of the wasting away of all the fruit and grain being 

destroyed, so that they were unable to make meat and drink offerings of verse 9 and 13.

 

Joel Chapter 1:9  The meat offering and the drink offering is cut off from the house of the LORD;

the priests, the LORD’S ministers, mourn.

 

Joel Chapter 1:13 repeats the same point.

 

Gird yourselves, and lament, ye priests: howl, ye ministers of the altar:

come, lie all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God: for the meat offering and the drink offering

is withholden from the house of your God.

 

Joel Chapter 1 verses 10-12, 17, and 19 gives the detail of the destruction

of the food crops.   

 

Joel Chapter 1:10   The field is wasted, the land mourneth; for the corn is

wasted: the new wine is dried up, the oil languisheth.

Joel Chapter 1:11  Be ye ashamed, O ye husbandmen; howl, O ye vinedressers,

for the wheat and for the barley; because the harvest of the field is perished.

Joel Chapter 1:12  The vine is dried up, and the fig tree languisheth; the pomegranate tree,

the palm tree also, and the apple tree, even all the trees of the field, are withered:

because joy is withered away from the sons of men

 

Joel Chapter 1:17 The seed is rotten under their clods, the garners are laid

desolate, the barns are broken down; for the corn is withered.

 

We see that fire is the tool used to destroy the grass for the animals and the fruit trees.

 

Joel Chapter 1:19 O LORD, to thee will I cry:

for the fire hath devoured the pastures of the wilderness,

and the flame hath burned all the trees of the field.

 

This is the activity of a very well equipped, and exceedingly powerful physical

army of human being. Furthermore, it is highly unlikely that there is even

a single Christian amongst them.

 

Joel Chapter 2:3  A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth:

the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness;

yea, and nothing shall escape them.

 

As a result of all this destruction of vegetation the animals are perishing,

but noteand nothing shall escape them’.

It does not even say no one will escape, it goes much further and saysand nothing’,

will escape them.

 

As our recent Rhema from the book of Job said (see it here: Job 33), the Almighty says that 

He has chosen the very best people for the jobs that have been assigned to them 

from the foundation of the world. Babylon, Assyria, punished Israel severely,

and now we can be sure that this prophecy of the Great army from the North will be fulfilled precisely.

 

Joel Chapter 2:4 compares this army to horses and horsemen, which is very interesting.  

It shows the fearlessness of this army.

 

“The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses; and as horsemen, so

shall they run”.

You can see why the horse is used by looking at how the Eternal, the Creator of the horse defines him, 

and of course you do not put cowards on horses. Just look at the horses facing the enormously high 

fences at the world famous race courses, and battle is much worse.

Job 39:19 Hast thou given the horse strength? hast thou clothed his neck with thunder?

Job 39:20  Canst thou make him afraid as a grasshopper? the glory of his nostrils is terrible.

Job 39:21  He paweth in the valley, and rejoiceth in his strength: he goeth on to meet the armed men.

Job 39:22  He mocketh at fear, and is not affrighted; neither turneth he back from the sword.

 

Job 39:23  The quiver rattleth against him, the glittering spear and the shield.

Job 39:24  He swalloweth the ground with fierceness and rage: neither believeth he that

it is the sound of the trumpet.

Job 39:25  He saith among the trumpets, Ha, ha; and he smelleth the battle afar off,

the thunder of the captains, and the shouting.

            

Joel Chapter 1:18  How do the beasts groan! the herds of cattle are perplexed,

because they have no pasture; yea, the flocks of sheep are made desolate.

 

Joel Chapter 1:20  The beasts of the field cry also unto thee: for the rivers of

waters are dried up, and the fire hath devoured the pastures of the

wilderness.

 

All this destruction is caused by the army of the Lord.

 

Joel Chapter 1:15  Alas for the day! for the day of the LORD is at hand,

and as a destruction from the Almighty shall it come.

 

Joel Chapter 2:11 And the LORD shall utter his voice before his army: for his

camp is very great: for he is strong that executeth his word: for the day of

the LORD is great and very terrible; and who can abide it?

    

I ask the question again,

Does this sound in any way shape or form as a Christian army, whether adults or children,

who are carrying out a revival of any type whatsoever, with people speaking in tongues,

going through the tunnel of fire and being slain in the spirit?

I can tell you it does deal with people being slain, and completely killed, stone dead,

quite distinct from the demonic slain in the spirit activity, which is all part

and parcel of the supposed coming revival.

 

Please do not think that I do not believe that people who get slain in the spirit etc.,

do not get spiritually charged up.

Of course they do.

It is just that it is the wrong spirit.

For those involved in these experiences it is just as hard for them, as it is for a drug addict

to break a drug addiction.

Satan knows the human body exceedingly well.

Satan knows the emotional and sexual centres, to play them as sweetly and smoothly as any violin.

 

Verse 5 tells us that it is going to be a very orderly but noisy affair, by very fit soldiers,

not little children.            

 

Joel Chapter 2:5  Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they

leap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devoureth the stubble, as a strong

people set in battle array.

 

Verse 6 tells us that the people are going to suffer great pain and be terrified.

The Companion bible says that blackness should read paleness.

This is quite understandable of terrified people.

 

Joel Chapter 2:6  Before their face the people shall be much pained:

all faces shall gather blackness. (become pale with fear)

The discipline and fitness of these soldiers, says that they will, run, climb,

and march without breaking ranks.

These are not people playing at soldiers.

They are the very best.

 

Joel Chapter 2:7  They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war;

and they shall march every one  on his ways, and they shall not break their ranks:

Joel Chapter 2:8  Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path:

and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.

 

Verse 8, says when they fall upon the sword, but the word sword, makes it appear that

it is some supernatural occurrence. This word can also be translated as missile, dart, or weapon.

Yes the word missile does appear in the bible.

It might well mean that the weapons that they will use will kill others but not kill themselves.

Isn’t this the whole objective of war?

        

Joel Chapter 2:9  They shall run to and fro in the city; they shall run upon the wall,

they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief.

 

We are then told that the earth will quake before them, the heavens shall tremble.

Doesn’t this happen when fighter aircraft are screaming over head, and sonic booms are exploding

all around even shaking the houses on the ground. Add to this bunker busting and, vacuum bombs,

nuclear bombs, and other things of which we have no knowledge at this time.

   

Mini-nukes are already in extensive use by the military right now. 

The earth certainly can be made to shake.

Before we read about fire in Chapter 1:19-20

It is a fact that large fires block out the sun, moon and stars.

You might even have seen this yourself.   

Note that these are the results of activities of the army and it is different from

what is stated in Joel 3:15.

 

Joel Chapter 2:10  The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble:

the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:

Some more of the activities of this army are,

 

     One  

             Joel 3:2  . . . .  my people and for my heritage Israel,

             a) whom they have scattered among the nations,

             b) and parted my land.

 

             Two

             Joel 3:3 And they have cast lots for my people;

        a) and have given a boy for an harlot,

            b) and sold a girl for wine, that they might drink.

 

     Three

     Joel 3:5 

     a) Because ye have taken my silver and my gold,

     b) and have carried into your temples my goodly pleasant things:

 

     Four

             Joel 3:6

             a) The children also of Judah and the children of Jerusalem have

             ye sold unto the Grecians,

             b) that ye might remove them far from their border.

 

I ask the question again,

Does this sound in any way shape or form as a Christian army, whether adults or children,

who are carrying out a revival of any type whatsoever.

 

Answer absolutely not.

These are the actions of a merciless conquering victorious army.

 

This is total war.

This is judgment on Judah, and I believe it will also apply to all who support her,

and there are many nations, and churches who are actively and vocally publicly supporting

the nation called Israel. The U.S. the U.K. France, Brazil have openly declared that

they will do whatever it takes to support Israel.

If you take a trip on the Titanic, it is inevitable that you will be sunk.

 

I need to point out that many Christians will be deeply offended, if I branded them murderers.

Even some of my friends turned against me for such a statement.

However, I have to tell you that if you are saying, even shouting let us kill the Iranians

or anyone for that matter, before they kill us, particularly when they have done you no harm at all,

according to my Bible, you are guilty of murder. This is not my idea.

This is exactly what the New Testament in any reliable translation states.

Some complain that I am always quoting the Old Testament.

In fact I quote from the entire bible.

 

This is a New Testament teaching by Christ Himself,

the one that all these pastors are claiming they represent.

They are doing no such thing. Almost all have their own private agenda, as they lead their

flocks astray. We have many documents and videos on this subject.

 

It is crystal clear that to think the deed is to be guilty of the deed,

that is what Christ said, is it not?

 

Matthew 5:28  But I say unto you, That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her

hath committed  adultery with her already in his heart.

 

Matthew 5:44  But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you,

do good to them that hate you, and pray for    them which despitefully use you,

and persecute you;

Matthew 5:45  That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven:

for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just

and on the unjust.

Matthew 5:21  Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shalt not kill;

and whosoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgment:

Matthew 5:22  But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without 

a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, 

Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say,

Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire. 

 

Please explain to me, how do we get around this, whilst preaching Rapture

or Revival?

John Hagee and his countless followers, and others  such as Rod Parsley, etc.,

are baying for the blood of the Iranians.

According to my bible this is sin, pure and simple, is it not?

If this is sin, which it is, how can they make the remotest claim to be men of God?

 

Answer: They cannot.

 

Claiming to be under Grace, will certainly not let you out of this dilemma.

I am not supporting a single person. All that I am saying is that whatever a supposed Christian 

says, and does, needs to match up with what is claimed to be the Christian handbook, the Bible.

If it does not, it cannot be of the Eternal God.

It is as simple as that.

The reality is that if you are acting differently from your professed handbook,

you have no right to claim to be a Christian.

This would apply to any profession. 

 

If a surgeon said that he had a better idea than to follow the guidelines for washing hands,

and sterilization, before and after surgery, and that he just was going to forget about all the fuss,

and quit washing them period.

His days as a surgeon would be quickly terminated I assure you.

The very same thing should happen to false pastors, and it will.

 

Jeremiah 3:15  And I will give you pastors according to mine heart,

which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.

 

Note carefully three things, that we are being told.

1) the pastors are not after the heart of the Eternal God.

2) they are not feeding their flock with knowledge.

3) they are not feeding them with understanding.      

 

There are so many verses about false pastors and prophets.       

 

 Jeremiah 2:8  The priests said not, Where is the LORD?

and they that handle the law knew me not: the pastors also transgressed against me, 

and the prophets prophesied by Baal, and walked after things that do not profit.

 

Jeremiah 5:13  And the prophets shall become wind, and the word is not in them:

thus shall it be done unto them.

 

The very disturbing fact which we have already mentioned is that, that is what the people want.

 

Jeremiah 5:31  The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means;

and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof?

 

In fact, they fit precisely into the role of being ministers who follow after Balaam,

who operated for money. I assure you that I know whereof I speak. I have been down

the road of being conned, with countless thousands of other sincere well meaning people.

I have friends that today are still suffering from the dishonesty of false ministries.

 

I cannot urge you strongly enough to cut out any, and every

middle man who stands between you and Christ, and to be very careful indeed with what

you do with your very hard earned money.

 

                        

 

I also encourage everyone to download and distribute the documents and videos freely.

It is on the top of all my documents and on every video.              

 

Revelation 2:14  But I have a few things against thee, because thou hast there them that hold

the doctrine of Balaam, who taught Balac to cast a stumbling block before the children  of Israel,

to eat things sacrificed unto idols, and to commit fornication.

                

Do we really believe that the false pastors, who are misleading not only the adults,

but the very young, by telling them that they are the army mentioned in Joel, will not be judged?

If we do, then we are sadly mistaken.

 

These young people are sincere, and this makes it even more devastating,

but then we have always lied to the young.

We lie to them about Santa Claus.

We buy them Harry Potter Books, Videos and other paraphernalia, telling them it is harmless fun,

when in fact it is blatant witchcraft.

           

We tell them the same thing about Halloween.

We tell them it is ok to have pantomimes where men dress up as women and the other way round.

 

At the same time we outlaw discipline of any type, and we outlaw the bible,

and its teachings all over the world.         

 

Is it any wonder we have a set of very mixed up children, and adults?      

 

Telling children that they are this mighty army,

will just ultimately lead to them being filled with pride.

Seeing them do the same thing as adults, wave their hand at an adult,

and then see them fall on the floor, will confirm to them that they have

they same ‘Harry Potter’

 

            The book of Joel is all about judgment. 

We can see where this army originates, and it certainly is not in any church at all,

whether true or false.

We are told that it is a northern army.        

 

Joel 2: 20  But I will remove far off from you the northern army. . . .    

     

There are not many references in the book of Joel about the reason for the punishment

that is being inflicted on Judah and also will be inflicted on Biblical Israel.

 

This verse tells us that the land is full of blood.

 

Joel 3:21  For I will cleanse their blood that I have not cleansed: for the LORD

dwelleth in Zion.

 

Joel was a contemporary of Jeremiah.

This means that they were operating at the same time.

Jeremiah was also sent to Jerusalem and Judah, and also Israel.

 

Both nations are going to go through the very same thing.

 

Jeremiah 2:4  Hear ye the word of the LORD, O house of Jacob,

and all the families of the house of Israel:

 

Joel was sent to the nation of Judah.

 

Joel 3:1 ¶  For, behold, in those days, and in that time,

when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem,  

 

Joel 2:1 Blow ye the trumpet in Zion, and sound an alarm in my holy mountain:

let all the inhabitants of the land tremble: for the day of the LORD cometh, for it is nigh at hand;

 

Zion is another name for Jerusalem in the prophetic books, and Jerusalem

was the capital of Judah.     

 

Do we think that because the word children is used that it is referring to a bunch of children?

I think not.

 

Joel 2:23  Be glad then, ye children of Zion, and rejoice in the LORD your God:

for he hath given you the former rain moderately, and he will cause to come

down for you the rain, the former rain, and the latter rain in the first month.

           

Very often the Eternal God refers to adults as children, in the Old and New Testament.

 

 Jeremiah 3:14  Turn, O backsliding children, saith the LORD; for I am married

unto you: and I will take you one of a city, and two of a family, and I will bring

you to Zion:

 

 Revelation 7:4  And I heard the number of them which were sealed:

and there were sealed an hundred and forty and four thousand of all the tribes

 of the children of Israel.

 

Revelation 21:12  And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels,

 and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:

 

This verse is clearly speaking to the adults in Judah, and not a load of children.

This is also speaking about literal rain, and not some nebulous outpouring of the

spirit. Few actually know the reality of the Holy Spirit. They see the Holy

Spirit as the power of God.

The Holy Spirit is the Godhead See:

The Holy Spirit Is God    Jesus Is God   Christ Is The Holy Spirit

 

How we could ever make these verses say that it is speaking about children and

revival, I will never understand.   

 

The previous verses told us that Judah had been destroyed by fire Joel 1:19, Joel 2:3.

The latter part of the verse 23 tells us about the start of a restoration from the state

of destruction, to one of plenty, with abundant rain as a blessing and not a destructive curse.

 

Verse 24 shows us the result of this blessing of the literal rain.

    

 Joel 2:24  And the floors shall be full of wheat, and the fats shall overflow with wine and oil.

 

Remember that the food was so desperate that the people looked so emaciated

that when they were sold the price for the services of a harlot was a boy,

and for a drink of wine, a girl.  

 

All that was going to change in blessing of verse 24 - 26, they are now told that what the armies 

had utterly destroyed, was all going to be replaced.

 

Joel 2:25  And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, the

cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I

sent among you.

Joel 2:26  And ye shall eat in plenty, and be satisfied, and praise the name of

the LORD your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall

never be ashamed.

 

Joel chapter 3 and verse 1 uses a strange idiom, it says,

I shall bring again the captivity. . . .

What this literally means is I will restore the fortunes of’.

So we can see that everything is going to be completely reversed, as Judah is

blessed, after their period of punishment for their rebellion.         

       

Joel 3:1 For, behold, in those days, and in that time,

when I shall bring again the captivity of Judah and Jerusalem,

 

There are other events mentioned in Joel.

The first is the punishment that will be meted out to the nation from the North,

who were used to harshly discipline Judah. As often happens they go over board,

and do more than they should do. This is what ancient Babylon did to Ancient Israel.     

        

First we are told that the Northern army is going to be driven far away.

 

Joel 2:20  But I will remove far off from you the northern army, and will

driven him into a land barren and desolate, with his face toward the east sea,

and his hinder part toward the utmost sea, and his stink shall come up, and his

ill savour shall come up, because he hath done great things.   

 

Are we saying that this is what is going to happen to the ‘army of revival?

Surely we can see that this does not make any sense at all. 

 

Secondly  we are told  that the Northern army’s children,

will be sold just like they did to the people of Judah. 

         

Joel 3:8 And I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hand of the children of Judah,

and they shall sell them to the Sabeans, to a people far off: for the LORD hath spoken it.

 

Thirdly The gentile nations are told to gather to the valley of Jehoshaphat for judgment.

The Northern army, who have not been scattered to the wilderness, and all the gentiles,

are ordered to Jehoshaphat to be judged, by Christ, in the valley of decision.

Note the name ‘valley of decision’, they are going to have to choose.

Christ says that he is going to plead for His people Israel, that is Biblical Israel,

 note not just Judah.

We have always have to choose and right now you have to choose.

       

It appears that this is different to the battle at Armageddon mentioned in

Revelation 16:16, where it seems to be just outright war, with the destruction of those

who oppose Christ.

It is not simple to separate these events leading up to, and including the Day of the Lord.

It is possible that some events merge one into the other.          

 Revelation 16:16  And he gathered them together into a place called in the

Hebrew tongue Armageddon.

 

Fourthly What we can say with certainty is that these are world shaking events,

when the Eternal God is intervening in world affairs, as the mighty all powerful,

Lion of the Tribe of Judah, to rescue His people, judge the nations, and set up His kingdom,

and replace the wicked kingdoms, and the countless false religions of the world.  

The valley of Decision plays a pivotal party in this part of The Eternal God’s plan.

 

Joel 3:2  I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat,

and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel,

whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land.

 

Joel 3:9   Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; Prepare war, wake up the mighty men,

let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:

 

Joel 3:11  Assemble yourselves, and come, all ye heathen, and gather yourselves together

round about: thither cause thy mighty ones to come down, O LORD.

Joel 3:12  Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat:

for there will I sit to judge all the heathen round about.

Joel 3:13  Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe: come, get you down;

for the press is full, the fats overflow; for their wickedness is great.

Joel 3:14  Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision: for the day of the LORD

is near in the valley of decision.

         

The Sun and moon been darkened and the earth shaking is mentioned in,

         

Joel 2:10 The earth shall quake before them; the heavens shall tremble:

the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining:

         

which was the result of the warfare of the Northern Army.    

 

In Joel 3:15-16, this is an entirely different event from a different source,

and with a different purpose.

 

Joel 3:15  The sun and the moon shall be darkened, and the stars shall withdraw their shining.

Joel 3:16  The LORD also shall roar out of Zion, and utter his voice from

Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the LORD will be

the hope of his people, and the strength of the children of Israel.

  

This is Christ making a powerful statement. He is roaring from Jerusalem, Ok

world, I am back and all this is to let you know that I have arrived. 

 

Joel 3:17 So shall ye know that I am the LORD your God dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain:

then shall Jerusalem be holy, and there shall no strangers pass through her any more.

 

Does this sound in any way shape or form as a Christian army, whether adults or children,

who are carrying out a revival of any type whatsoever.

 

The earth, and its people have nothing worth reviving.

Even our fallen spirits have to be replaced by a new human spirit.

We have explained this many times, see, The Spirit in Man.

 

Ezekiel 36:26  A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within

you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you

an heart of flesh.

Ezekiel 36:27  And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my

statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

Ezekiel 36:28  And ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers;

and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.

 

 Christ is going to restore all things to how He meant them to be in the Garden

of Eden, before the sin of Adam and Eve.

 

Joel 3:17-21 is speaking about the 1,000 year reign of Christ and His Wife on the earth.  

 

Joel 3:17  So shall ye know that I am the LORD your God dwelling in Zion, my holy mountain:

then shall Jerusalem be holy, and there shall no strangers pass through her any more.

Joel 3:18  And it shall come to pass in that day, that the mountains shall drop down new wine,

and the hills shall flow with milk, and all the rivers of Judah shall flow with waters,

and a fountain shall come forth of the house of the LORD, and shall water the valley of Shittim.

 

Joel 3:19 Egypt shall be a desolation, and Edom shall be a desolate wilderness,

for the violence against the children of Judah, because they have shed innocent blood in their land.

Joel 3:20  But Judah shall dwell for ever, and Jerusalem from generation to generation.

Joel 3:21 For I will cleanse their blood that I have not cleansed: for the LORD dwelleth in Zion.

        

In this study there is something that we have not mentioned up to this point.

Do you know what it is?

It is the activity of the priests.

Should they be preaching Revival?

 

What should they, and the people for whom they are responsible be doing?

 

The people          

Joel 1:8 Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her

youth.

 

The Priests/Pastors/Elders/Evangelists/The People

 

Joel 1:13  Gird yourselves, and lament, ye priests: howl, ye ministers of the altar:

come, lie all night in sackcloth, ye ministers of my God: for the meat offering

and the drink offering is withholden from the house of your God.

Joel 1:14    Sanctify ye a fast, call a solemn assembly, gather the elders

and all the inhabitants of the land into the house of the LORD your God, and cry unto the LORD,

 

Joel 2:12   Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart,

and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning:

Joel 2:13  And rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God:

for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.

 

Joel 2:15  Blow the trumpet in Zion, sanctify a fast, call a solemn assembly:

Joel 2:16  Gather the people, sanctify the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children,

and those that suck the breasts: let the bridegroom go forth of his chamber,

and the bride out of her closet.

Joel 2:17 Let the priests, the ministers of the LORD, weep between the porch and the altar,

and let them say, Spare thy people, O LORD, and give not thine heritage to reproach,

that the heathen should rule over them: wherefore should they say among the people,

Where is their God?

 

Does this sound in any way shape or form as a Christian army, whether adults or children,

who are carrying out a revival of any type whatsoever.

         

Does speaking in tongues, being slain in the spirit, fire tunnels, and giving birth

in the spirit, sounds in any way like it is related to the above?

 

We had better get our act together, and very quickly indeed, lest we come under the powerful hand

of the Northern Army, and then it will be too late to say, no it was not revival that we needed,

but rather sincere Repentance .

Why didn’t our ministers tell us?

Why didn’t someone, anyone tell us?

You can no longer say that.  Now you know.  What are you going to do about it?

 

              The only way out of this dilemma is Jesus Christ.

                                                    He is the only way of escape.

                We have to be under His Care and Protection.          

                                   Salvation by any other name or means,

                                                    Simply does not exist.

                                           Complete Obedience is required

                                                           Praise the Lord.

                                                      Come soon Lord Jesus.

                                                                    Amen.

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