Feast of Tabernacles: All Nations will have to celebrate it!

Written by: Damien Powell

The third of the Fall Appointed Times (Moedim) commanded by YHWH is coming up on Monday the 14th. We celebrated Yom Hakipurrim (Yom Kippur) on Wednesday (9th), which was a time of fasting and denying ourselves. Next on the calendar is, Chag HaSukot: The Feast of Tabernacles, which is a celebration that lasts for seven days and we are to dwell in Succah's (Booths) and we are commanded to rejoice. Also, we are commanded to do no work on the 1st Day and the 8th Day, meaning the celebration starts Monday, October 14th ( NO WORK DAY) and ends next Monday October 21st (NO WORK DAY).

October 21st is the day is 8th Day Closing assembly close out the year on YHWH’s calendar of Holy Days.

We are commanded to dwell in a Succah or booth/hut; which is a temporary dwelling topped with foliage, limbs, branches, and other materials to provide shade while living outdoors or even a tent.

YHWH commands us in Leviticus 23:34-44 saying:

'Say to the Israelites: 'On the fifteenth day of the seventh month YHWH'S Chag HaSukot (Feast of Tabernacles) begins, and it lasts for seven days. The first day is a sacred assembly; do no regular work. For seven days present offerings made to YHWH by fire, and on the eighth day hold a sacred assembly and present an offering made to YHWH by fire. It is the closing assembly; do no regular work.

YHWH continues in verse 39 by saying: 'So beginning with the fifteenth day of the seventh month, after you have gathered the crops of the land, celebrate the festival to YHWH for seven days;
the first day is a day of rest, and the eighth day also is a day of rest. On the first day you are to take choice fruit from the trees, and palm trees, twigs of leafy trees, and willows of the stream, and rejoice before YHWH your Elohim for seven days. Celebrate this as a festival to YHWH for seven days each year-a LAW forever in your generations; celebrate it in the seventh month. Live in booths for seven days: All native-born Israelites are to live in booths so your descendants will know that I had the Israelites live in booths when I brought them out of Egypt. I am YHWH your Elohim.”

 As I always point out, that once you have accepted YESHUA as your Messiah and Savior then you have become grafted in as ONE with the native-born Israelite; the Hebrew word is “Ger”, meaning you are grafted into the nation of Yisra’el. So let us all get into the spirit of this beautiful feast to dwell in booths and rejoice before YHWH our Elohim as He commanded us.

Mathew 17:1-4

And after six days YESHUA took Peter, and James, and John his brother, and brought them up on a high mountain by themselves, and He was transformed before them, and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as the light. And see, Moses and Elijah appeared to them, talking with Him. And Peter answering, said to YESHUA, “Adonai, it is good for us to be here. If You want, let us make here three booths: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”

As we see Peter knew the importance of the booth/tabernacle/succah to build for all three of them and remember Elijah was not a native-born Israelite, he was a Tishbite who ascended to heaven and Peter did not exclude him from the booth. Elijah even equated himself with the lineage of Yisra’el when he said in 1 Kings 19:4

It is enough! Now, YHWH, take my life, for I am not better than my fathers!”

Hosea 12:9

But I am YHWH your Elohim since the land of Egypt, again I shall make you dwell in tents as in the days of the Appointed Time”

Genesis 33:17

And Jacob departed to Sukkoth (Sukkot), and built himself a house, and made BOOTHS for his livestock. That is why the name of the place is called Sukkoth.”

How are we to celebrate this Feast?

We can look to how the Israelites celebrated Chag HaSukot in the days of Nehemiah when they returned from Babylonian exile. Nehemiah 8:13-18 says:

"On the second day of the month, the heads of all the families, along with the priests and the Levites, gathered around Ezra the scribe, in order to study the words of the Torah. And they found written in the Torah, which YHWH had commanded through Moses, that the Israelites were to live in booths during the feast of the seventh month and that they should proclaim this word and spread it throughout their towns and in Jerusalem: "Go out into the hill country and bring olive branches, branches of oil trees, and myrtle branches, and palm branches and branches of leafy trees to make booths"-as it is written.

So the people went out and brought back branches and built themselves booths on their own roofs, in their courtyards, in the courts of the house of Elohim and in the square by the Water Gate and the one by the Gate of Ephraim, the whole company that had returned from exile built booths and lived in them. From the days of Joshua son on Nun until that day, the Israelites celebrated it like this. And there was very great rejoicing (as commanded). And day by day, from the first day until the last day, he read from the Book of the Torah of Elohim. And they performed the Festival seven days. And on the eighth day there was an assembly, according to the Right-Ruling.”

Is the Chag HaSukot: The Feast of Tabernacles important?

Yes! Look at Zechariah 14:16-19 which says:

Then the survivors from all the nations that have attacked Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship the King, YHWH Almighty, and to celebrate Chag HaSukot (Feast of Tabernacles). If any of the peoples of the earth do not go up to Jerusalem to worship the King, YHWH Almighty, they will have no rain. If the Egyptian people do not go up and take part, they will have no rain. YHWH will bring on them the plague he inflicts on the nations that do not go up to celebrate Chag HaSukot. This will be the punishment of all the nations that do not go up to celebrate Chag HaSukot (Feast of Tabernacles.)”

John 1:14

And the Word became flesh and PITCHED HIS TENT among us, and we saw His esteem, esteem as of an only brought-forth of a father, complete in favour, and truth.” Just like when you camp, you have to pitch a tent to dwell in just like we have to pitch a tent/booth/succah to dwell in during Sukkot the Feast of Tabernacles. So we can see the symbolism and importance of this celebration.



Also, during the 1,000 year reign of YESHUA, He will Tabernacle with us by pitching His tent with us again just as He did when He walked the earth. Anyone who does not come to celebrate this feast will have no rain and suffer plagues. Our Elohim will be celebrating His Holy Days as commanded on earth, so we all should get into the practice of celebrating them now to be ready. Everything we do on earth is a dress rehearsal for the finale.  Colossians 2:16-17

Let no one therefore judge you in eating or in drinking, or in respect of a Festival or a new moon or Sabbath which are a shadow of what is to come but the Body of ha’Mashiach.” As we can see from the Zechariah prophecy that ALL nations will have to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles, why? Because all of His Days are a shadow of what’s to come; therefore, we must be participate now and rejoice!

Every Holy Day found in Leviticus 23 that we are commanded to celebrate every year for a Law forever points to YESHUA and how important He is to our salvation. 2 Corinthians 5:15

And He died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died for them, and was raised.”

So let us make every effort to be obedient and rejoice to the King for seven days, dwell in tents/booths and not working on the first and eighth day (14th and 21st). HalleluYAH!

 

The HOLIEST day of the year: Yom Kippur

Written by: Damien Powell

The second of the Fall Appointed Times (Moedim) commanded by YHWH is approaching this week. We celebrated Yom Teruah on the 30th of last month which was a joyous time of shouting and blowing the shofar (rams horn) to YHWH Elohim. Starting on October 8th at sundown to October 9th sundown is the Holiest (Kodesh) Day of the year, Yom ha’kippurim (Yom Kippur) The Day of Atonement.

YHWH commands us in Leviticus 23:26-32 saying:

"The tenth day of this seventh month is Yom ha'Kippurim (ha-kee-pur-eem) the Day of Atonement. Hold a sacred assembly and deny yourselves, and present an offering made to YHWH by fire. Do no work on that day, because it is the Day of Atonement, when atonement is made for you before YHWH your Elohim. Anyone who does NOT deny himself on that day must be cut off from his people. I will destroy (karat) (pronounced ka-rot) from among his people anyone who does any work on that day. You shall do no work at all. This is to be a LAW for the generations to come, wherever you live. It is a Sabbath (Shabbat Shabbaton) complete rest for you, and you must deny yourselves. From the evening of the ninth day of the month until the following evening you are to observe your Sabbath."

As mentioned in the last blog/broadcast there are two Shabbat Shabbaton’s which means a complete rest, complete stopping, no working, cooking, cleaning, buying or selling; which are the weekly 7th Day Sabbath and The Day of Atonement. On this Holy Day we are commanded not to work and to completely deny ourselves, which means a 24 hour fast of no food or water. We can deny ourselves through fasting because we need food and water to live and in doing so we are denying our being for the day. We are to afflict our souls.

Anah (ah-nah) - means to bow down or afflict
Nefesh (neh-fesh)-soul or yourself

Example in Psalms 35:13
"I humbled my being (soul) with fasting" I anah my nefesh with fasting.

The same applies for Isaiah 58:3
"Why have we fasted, and You have not seen? Why have we afflicted our beings (anah our nefesh), and You took no note?"

2 Chronicles 20:3-4

“And Yahoshapat was afraid, and turned his face to seek YHWH, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah. And Judah gathered to inquire of YHWH, even from all the cities of Judah they came to seek YHWH.”

What is involved in a fast?

Some examples include weeping, mourning, and fasting:

Joel (Yo’el) 2:12

“Yet even now,” declares YHWH, “turn to Me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning.

2 Chronicles 34:27

“Because your heart was tender, and you humbled yourself before Elohim when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and you humbled yourself before Me, and you tore your garments and wept before Me, I also have heard,” declares YHWH.”

Esther 4:15-16

“And Esther commanded to reply to Mordekai, “Go, gather all the Jews who are present in Shushan, and fast for me, and do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I too, and my young women shall fast in the same way, then I shall go to the king, which is against the law. And if I shall perish, I shall perish!”  As we know their prayers were answered because they did not perish. They humbled and afflicted their souls for 3 days with no food or drink.

 

YESHUA is now our High Priest

Most importantly surrounding Yom ha’kippurim is our Messiah YESHUA and how everything points to Him. In ancient times the high priest (kohen ha’gadol) would enter into the Tent of Meeting once a year, behind the veil, into the holy of holies and make atonement for himself, his household, and for the community of Yisra’el. He would sprinkle blood on the mercy seat that sat above the Ark of The Covenant (Leviticus 16:14-17). Then the high priest would confess the sins of Yisra’el onto the forehead of azazel (scapegoat) and send him into the wilderness to die with the sins. While atonement was being made; the high priest did all the work and the community of Yisra’el did not need to do anything.

This was a shadow of what was to come with YESHUA who would be the final atonement for us all and He has already done all the work! YESHUA is our High Priest and unlike the human priests He does not have to make a sacrifice for His own sins because He is sinless and He makes continual intercessions for us because unlike humans He does not die, which makes Him a permanent High Priest forever and does not have to make continual sacrifices because His blood covers them all. Hebrews 7:26-27

For it was fitting that we should have such a Kohen ha’Gadol (High Priest)-kind, innocent, undefiled, having been separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens, who does not need, as those high priests, to offer up slaughter offerings day by day, first for His own sins and then for those of the people, for this HE did ONCE FOR ALL when He offered up Himself.”

Why is YESHUA from Judah and not tribe of Levi? Micah 5:2

But you, Beyth Lehem Ephrathah, you who are little among the clans of Judah, out of you shall come forth to Me the One to become Ruler in Yisra’el. And His comings forth are old, from everlasting.

 

 

 

1 Chronicles 28:4

Yet YHWH Elohim of Yisra’el chose me above all the house of my father to be sovereign over Yisra’el forever, for He has chosen JUDAH TO BE THE RULER.”

YHWH has chosen Judah to be The Ruler out of all the 12 Tribes which is why YESHUA came from Judah and not the Tribe of Levi. Remember YESHUA was born a Jew (Yahudi) and died King of The Jews (Yahudim). Which is also why we had the change of The Levitical Priesthood because YESHUA became our High Priest (Kohen ha’Gadol).

Hebrews 7:13-15

For He of whom this is said belongs to another tribe, from which no one had attended at the altar. For it is perfectly clear that our Adon (Master) arose from Judah, a tribe about which Moses never spoke of concerning the priesthood, and this is clearer still, if another Priest arises in the likeness of Malkitsedeq.”  As we see the Levites are the ones who attended at the altar, but YESHUA rose from another tribe which makes His atonement so crucial because the Levites served many functions in the House of YHWH.

YESHUA can relate with humanity because He was Elohim in the flesh yet completely human and tempted in every way just as we are, but yet was without sin. Hebrews 4:15-16

For we do not have a Kohen ha’Gadol (High Priest) unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but One who was tried in all respects as we are, apart from sin. Therefore, let us come boldly to the throne of favour, in order to receive compassion, and find favour for timely help.”

 YESHUA being Elohim The Son gave up His authority as King and humbled Himself to die for us. That is love and we need to follow that example by giving up ourselves and denying our existence and follow our Master YESHUA's example. Yom Kippur teaches us to die to self, deny ourselves, afflict our souls, and live for Him.


1 John 2:1-2 says:

"My little children, I write this to you, so that you do not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Intercessor with the Father, YESHUA ha'Mashiach, a righteous One. And He Himself is an atoning offering for our sins, and not for ours only but also for all the world.

1 John 4:9-10:

"By this the love of YHWH was manifested in us, that YHWH has sent His only brought-forth Son into the world, in order that we might live through Him. In this love, not that we loved YHWH, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be an atoning offering for our sins."

As we remember to deny, humble, and afflict ourselves during Yom ha’Kippurim let us use YESHUA our Messiah as the perfect example of how He completely denied His own existence for our sake when He said in Mathew 26:39

"My Father, if it is possible, may this cup be taken from Me. Yet not as I will, but as you will."

YESHUA died so that we may live and freed us from the law of sin and death, by breaking the chains of Satan so that we do not have to suffer eternal torment! YHWH poured out His wrath upon His Son so that we do not have to face what we are deserving of. We have been redeemed by His blood, so let us put our lives and fleshy desires to the side and do our Father YHWH's will and be obedient in our walk with YESHUA, HalleluYAH!

The days we should be celebrating as believers: Yom Teruah!

Shalom to my fellow brothers and sisters in YESHUA ha’Mashiach. We are now entering the season of all the Fall Moedim (M0-ed-deem) which means Appointed times, Feasts/Fasts that YHWH Elohim commanded us to observe each year. And on the 30th of this month we begin with Yom Teruah (Day of Shouting or blasting) which some know as Trumpets.


YHWH commands us in Leviticus 23:23-24 saying:

"Say to the Israelites: 'On the first day of the seventh month (Ethanim) you are to have a day of rest, a sacred assembly commemorated with trumpet blasts. Do no regular work, but present an offering made to YHWH by fire.'"

Yom Teruah begins on September 30th, 2019. So that means at sunset on September 29th through sundown on September 30th is a (Kodesh) Holy Day which we are commanded not to work. We are allowed to prepare food for the celebration and that is all you may do, being that it is a Shabbat but not a Shabbat Shabbaton.

Shabbat Shabbaton’s such as the weekly 7th Day Sabbath and Yom Kippur are complete rests or complete stopping. Meaning no work, no cooking cleaning, buying, selling, etc.

Fact: Teruah (Teh-roo-ah) is Hebrew for loud noise or shouting. Teruah is used in scripture for shouting, as an alarm, for rejoicing or blowing of trumpets.

Joshua 6:5-6 which says:

"And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram's horn, and when ye hear the sound of the horn, all the people shall shout with Teruah (a grout shout); and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall go up every man straight before him."

2 Chronicles 13:14-15

And Judah turned and saw the battle was both in front and behind them. Then they cried out to YHWH, and the priests sounded the trumpets. And the men of Judah gave a shout (teruah). And it came to be as the men of Judah shouted, that Elohim smote Jaroboam and all Yisra’el before Abiyah and Judah.”

So just like Joshua at Jericho when they shouted to make the walls collapse, so did Abiyah son of Reoboam with Judah. When they shouted Elohim smote Jeroboam and Yisra’el before them.

1 Samuel 4:5-6 says:

"And when the ark of the Covenant of YHWH came into the camp, all of Yisra'el Teruah (shouted) so loudly that the earth shook." And when the Philistines heard the noise of the teruah, they said, 'What is the noise of this great teruah in the camp of the Hebrews?"

Nehemiah 4:18-20

As for the builders, each one had his sword girded at his side as he built. And the one who sounded the ram’s horn was beside me. And I said to the nobles, and to the deputy rulers, and to the rest of the people, “The work is great and large, and we are separated far from one another on the wall. In whatever place you hear the sound of the ram’s horn, join us there. Our Elohim fights for us.”

Mathew 24:31

And He shall send His messengers with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together His chosen ones from the four winds, from one end of the shamayim to the other.”

Psalms 66:1

"Teruah (shout) with joy to Elohim, All the earth!" 

Psalms 100:1

Raise a teruah (shout) for YHWH, All the earth!

There are four primary types of shofar blasts:

1.     Tekiah- A long single blast (the sound of the King’s coronation.)

2.     Shevarim- Three short wail-like blasts (signifying repentance)

3.     Teruah-Nine staccato blasts of alarm (to awaken the soul)

4.     Tekiah ha-Galol- a great long blast (for as long as you can blow!)


Let us do as David said and TERUAH all the earth with shouting and blowing the shofar! This is for all believers in our Messiah YESHUA and as we see it carries a great importance in YHWH's plan for His people.

Blessings to you  in YESHUA ha’Mashiach's name,


Damien Powell

 

 

Every Christian is under The LAW!

Written by: Damien Powell

One of the biggest and dangerous lies being preached from the pulpit all over the world is that our Messiah, The Son of YHWH, YESHUA did away with the Torah, which the world knows as The Law! So why did YESHUA point to The Torah when He healed the leper? Mathew 8:2-4

And see, a leper came, and bowed before Him, saying, “Adonai, if You desire, You are able to make me clean.” And stretching out His hand YESHUA touched him, saying, “I desire it. Be cleansed! And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. And YESHUA said to him, “See, mention it to no one. But go your way, show yourself to the Kohen (priest) and offer the gift that Moses commanded, as a witness to them.”

Leviticus 14:1-4

And YHWH spoke to Moses, saying, “This shall be the Torah of the leper for the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought to the Kohen (priest), and the priest shall go out of the camp, and the priest shall look and see, if the leprosy is healed in the leper, then the Kohen shall command, and he shall take for him who is to be cleansed to live and clean birds, and cedar wood, and scarlet and hyssop.”

What is the gift YESHUA was referring to? Leviticus 1:1-4

And YHWH called to Moses, and spoke to him from the Tent of Appointment, saying, “Speak to the children of Yisra’el, and say to them, ‘When anyone of you brings an offering to YHWH, you bring your offering of the livestock, of the herd or of the flock. ‘If his offering is a burnt offering of the herd, let him bring a male, a perfect one. Let him bring it at the door of the Tent of Appointment, for his acceptance before YHWH. ‘And he shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it shall be accepted on his behalf to make atonement for him.”

We can see that YESHUA pointed back to the Torah concerning the healing of the Leper and YESHUA cleansed Him without the leper having to go through the entire ritual showing His power, but He did tell him to offer the gift as a witness. All of this happened before YESHUA offered up Himself as the Passover Lamb where no more sacrifices would occur after His death. But see how YESHUA pointed to The Torah (Law) the main thing Christianity says is done away with? YESHUA is The Word of YHWH Revelation 19:13. Which is why YESHUA said in Mathew 5:17

Do not think that I came to destroy the Torah or the prophets, I did not come to destroy but to complete.”

 The John 1:1

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with Elohim, and the Word was Elohim.”

The Big question

The question I pose is this, is Satan law or lawlessness? We all know that Satan is LAWLESS; therefore, how is Christianity preaching a LAWLESS doctrine that Satan is? Saying YESHUA did away with it? YESHUA and Satan both cannot be lawless, because one is Light and the other is darkness! YESHUA speaks what His Father YHWH told Him to speak and humbled Himself to YHWH to the point of death; because He loves His Father and us. John 3:18-21

He who believes in Him is not judged, but he who does not believe is judged already, because he has not believed in the Name of the only brought-forth Son of Elohim. And this is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their works were wicked. “For everyone who is practicing evil hates the Light and does not come to the Light, lest his works should be exposed. But the one doing the truth comes to the Light, so that his works are clearly seen, that they have been wrought in Elohim.”

Proverbs 6:23

For the Command is a lamp, and the Torah a light and reproofs of discipline a way of life.”

The Torah is a light and YESHUA is The Torah made flesh and The Light that came into the world. Satan hates the Light because of the wickedness he does and wants others to keep doing their evil deeds in the dark and not come to The Light YESHUA, which is why he makes the world say The Torah which is the Light is done away with!

Satan rebelled against The Ways of YHWH and he wants all believers to rebel as well! Do not be like the 1/3 of the angels who rebelled with him because Satan has already been defeated when YESHUA died on the execution stake; therefore, following him results in disaster. YHWH had ONE command for Adam and Eve and that was not to eat or touch the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil and through their disobedience to the command brought the fall of man-kind.  So what happens if you become the modern day Adam and Eve disregarding The Commandments? John 14:21 “He who possesses My Commands and guards them, it is he who loves Me. And he who loves Me shall be loved by My Father, and I shall love him and manifest Myself to him

ELOHIM’s entire creation is under law!

One of the biggest problems is that man-kind through the lies is being taught that the Law or Torah is for the Jews! I love to point out that Abraham kept The Torah before there ever was a Jew, Genesis 26:5

Because Abraham obeyed My voice and guarded My charge: My Commands, My Laws, and My Torot (Plural for Torah.)

 Abraham begot Isaac, Isaac begot Jacob, Jacob begot the 12 tribes of Israel and his son Judah is where the Jews come from.

 The following Scriptures are going to point out that all of YHWH’s creation is under law. So did YHWH go to such great lengths to put His entire creation under law and then say to the modern day Christian you are to be the only lawless creation of Mine? Absolutely not! What does Scripture say?

Job 28:26-27

When He made a law for the rain, and a way for the lightning of thunder then He saw wisdom and declared it; He prepared it and also searched it out.”

Job 38:4-11

Where were you when I laid the foundations of the earth? Declare, if you have understanding. Who appointed its measurements, if you know? Or who stretched the line upon it? Upon what were its foundations sunk? Or who laid its corner-stone, when the morning stars sang together, and all the sons of Elohim shouted for joy? Or enclosed the sea with doors, when it burst forth and came from the womb; when I made the clouds its garment, and thick darkness its swaddling band; and assigned for it MY LAW, and put bars and doors; and said, ‘This far you have come, but no farther, and here your proud waves stop?”

Job 38:33

Do you know the LAWS of the shamayim (heavens)? Or do you apply their rule over the earth? So the heavens are under law and they rule over earth where we humans dwell!

 

Ezekiel 43:11-12

And since they shall be ashamed of all that they did, make known to them the design of the House and its structure, and its exits and its entrances, its entire design and all its LAWS, AND ALL ITS FORMS AND ALL ITS TOROT (Guidelines and Instructions). And write it down before their eyes, so that they observe its entire design and all ITS LAWS, and shall do them. This is the TORAH OF THE HOUSE: Upon the mountaintop, all the boundary of it, all around, is most kodesh (holy). See, this is the TORAH OF THE HOUSE.” So we see that YHWH’s creation and the heavens are under the laws and Torah and so is His House that He showed Ezekiel!

Ezekiel 44:5

And YHWH said to me, “Son of man, lay your heart and see with your eyes and hear with your ears, all that I say to you concerning all the LAWS OF THE HOUSE of YHWH and all its Torot (Plural form of Torah).”

Ezekiel 43:18

And He said to me, “Son of man, thus said the Adon (Master) YHWH, ‘These are the LAWS FOR THE ALTAR on the day when it is made, for offering burnt offerings on it, and for sprinkling blood on it.” So now we even see the altar of YHWH has a law!

Jeremiah 5:24

And they do not say in their heart, “Let us now revere YHWH our Elohim, who gives rain, both the former and the latter, in its season. He guards for us the LAW: The Shavout of harvest.And this Holy Day we are to celebrate to Him every year is found in Leviticus 23 so we see the importance of this day, because YHWH Himself guards it as a Law!

YESHUA summarized Himself as being The Torah when He said in John 14:6 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life.”

I AM THE WAY----Psalms 119: 1 “Blessed are the perfect in the Way, who walk in the Torah of YHWH.”

I AM THE TRUTH----Psalms 119:142 “Your righteousness is righteousness forever, and Your Torah is truth.

I AM THE LIFE----Proverbs 13:14 “The Torah of the wise is a fountain of Life.”

Yes Christians are under the law!

As we can see from above that all of YHWH’s creation from the heavens to The House of YHWH is under the law and He gave commandments for man-kind to keep IF they want to follow Him! As I always love to say once you accept YESHUA as your Savior then you are grafted into Yisra’el as a native-born Israelite! So there are no excuses for anyone on this earth to develop their own theology as to how they are saved; when there is only ONE WAY! YESHUA THE WAY!

Elijah was not a native-born Israelite, he was a Tishbite and went to heaven without dying and Ruth was a Moabite and said in Ruth 1:16 “But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you, or to go back from following after you. For wherever you go, I go; and wherever you stop over, I stop over. Your people is my people, and Your Elohim is My Elohim”

Leviticus 19:34

Let the stranger who dwells among you be to you as the NATIVE among you, and you shall love him as yourself. For you were strangers in the land of Egypt. I am YHWH your Elohim.”

Numbers 15:15-16

ONE LAW is for you of the assembly and for the stranger who sojourns with you (the non-native born) a LAW FOREVER throughout your generations. As you are, is the stranger before YHWH.” Once grafted in you the non-native born have become just like the native born and have ONE LAW FOREVER!

Mathew 3:9

And do not think to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as father.’ For I say to you that Elohim is able to raise up children of Abraham from these stones.” So John The Baptist is saying being a native-born Israelite won’t save you if you don’t believe and keep the commandments. Elohim can raise up stones (the non-native born) Israelite to be the seed of Abraham which He did by grafting the gentiles in with the native-born.

Galatians 3:28-29

There is not Jew (Yahudi) not Yawanite (Greek), there is not slave nor free, there is not male and female, for you are all ONE in Messiah YESHUA. And if you are of Messiah, then you are seed of Abraham, and heirs according to promise.” So if YHWH told us in Numbers 15:15-16 that we are ONE with the native-born and have ONE Law forever, and Paul says that there is no longer Jew nor Greek, but we are ONE in YESHUA; that means we must obey The Torah because it’s a Law forever!

Romans 3:30-31

Or is He the Elohim of the Jews only, and not also of the gentiles? Yes, of the gentiles also, since it is ONE Elohim who shall declare right the circumcised by belief and the uncircumcised through belief. Do we then nullify the Torah through the belief? Let it not be! On the contrary, we establish the Torah.” This is exactly what James was saying when he said faith without works is dead. Paul says “Do we nullify the Torah for belief (faith) only? NO!

Romans 10:12

Because there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Adon (Master) of all is rich to all those calling upon Him.”

Luke 6:46

But why do you call Me Adonai, Adonai (My Master),’ and do not do what I say?
That is what most believers don’t understand is that they call Him Master, call Him Savior, yet they are being disobedient to His Words. We can see now that we are all ONE in The eyes of The ELOHIM of Yisra’el and we all must be obedient to The Torah that He gave to all creation, because His entire creation is under the law; now we know that a human cannot choose to be lawless and follow YESHUA. YESHUA is asking in Luke 6:46 how one can call Him Master, yet disobey His Words? YESHUA spoke about the lawless. In Mathew 7:21-23

Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Adonai, Adonai,’ shall enter into the reign of the heavens, but he who is doing the desire of My Father in the heavens. Many shall say to Me in that day, ‘Adonai, Adonai, have we not prophesied in Your Name, and cast out demons in Your Name, and done many might works in Your Name?’ And then I shall declare to them, ‘I never knew you, depart from Me, you who work LAWLESSNESS!”

As I’ve shown Satan is the lawless one; therefore, how can YESHUA die for us so that you can be lawless like Satan? YESHUA will tell the lawless, those who follow that lawless doctrine in churches today “I NEVER KNEW YOU!”

 

Isaiah 24 is a prophecy of what Christianity has been doing for centuries and today! Which is why YESHUA spoke about this in the passage above. And this prophecy says Isaiah 24:4-6

The earth shall mourn and wither, the world shall languish and wither, the haughty people of the earth shall languish. For the earth has been defiled under its inhabitants, because they have transgressed THE TOROT, CHANGED THE LAW, BROKEN THE EVERLASTING COVENANT. Therefore a curse shall consume the earth, and those who dwell in it be punished. Therefore the inhabitants of the earth shall be burned, and a few men shall be left.

Notice how YHWH says THE EARTH and not just the Jews have transgressed His Torah? So that throws the teaching of the Torah (law) only belonging to the Jews out of the window. YHWH doesn’t make any distinction of denominations here!

 Changed the Law? Christianity has switched the Sabbath from the 7th Day on Shabbat to first day; and then say The Law is done away with! And The Covenant is the Torah in Jeremiah 31:31. The Torah is written on our hearts and not tablets of stone.
Be Holy and Not Lawless!

Leviticus 19:2

Speak to all the congregation of the children of Yisra’el, and say to them, be holy, for I YHWH your Elohim am holy.”

Mathew 5:48

Therefore, be perfect, as your Father in the heavens is perfect.”

In order for us to walk with Him we must be obedient and accept the free gift YESHUA gave to all man-kind. He is the only One who can save us, but that does not give us the freedom to be lawless because Satan is the lawless one. Give your life to YESHUA today and let Him change your heart and let the Holy Spirit guide you into all truth. HalleluYAH!

Who is atoning for your sins?

Written by: Damien Powell

Stemming from the broadcast last week, I felt it was necessary to follow up with this important message. Because during my walk with YESHUA I have heard many claims from Torah observant followers of YHWH reject His Son YESHUA as if there is a direct line to The Father without The Son. We must understand that YESHUA is a gift from YHWH and out of His love for us, He sent His Son to wipe the slate clean, because without YESHUA we will die in our sins. If you reject YESHUA then you must understand that He is the One who will judge you. John 5:22-24

For the Father judges no one, but has given all the judgment to the Son, that all should value the Son even as they value the Father. He who does not value the Son does not value the Father who sent Him. Truly, Truly, I say to you, he who hears My Word and believes in Him who sent Me possesses everlasting life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.”

1 John 2:23

No one denying the Son has the Father. The one confessing the Son has the Father as well.”

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the witness: that YHWH has given us everlasting life, and this life is in His Son. He who possesses the Son possesses life, he who does not possess the Son of YHWH does not possess life.”

It’s clear that YESHUA is The Only Way! He is The Way, The Truth, and The Life! The whole earth needs YESHUA and to cling to Him! But it’s my prayer that for those who don’t know Him or have rejected Him to ask for forgiveness and accept Him today!

 

What do you mean He is the only Way?

Just like The Jews during the time period of YESHUA, believers today who follow The Torah know that animal sacrifices were required in The Old Covenant to atone for sins. YHWH was teaching the Israelites that when they sinned they had to offer up innocent animals and that blood had to be shed to atone for the sins they committed. Our Father YHWH was paving the Way for His Son and He even foreshadowed that in Passover in Egypt where the blood of the perfect lamb was on the lentils and doorpost of the Israelites and YHWH spared them, but killed the first-born of the Egyptians. YESHUA is the perfect sinless Lamb without blemish and with His blood sin and death PASSOVER us! Hebrews 7:26-27

For it was fitting that we should have such a Kohen ha’Gadol (High Priest)-kind, innocent, undefiled, having been separated from sinners, and exalted above the heavens, who does not need, as those high priests, to offer up slaughter offerings day by day, first for His own sins and then for those of the people, for this HE did ONCE FOR ALL when He offered up Himself.”

So, if YESHUA is our sacrificial Lamb without blemish to take away the sins of the world and there is no Temple to sacrifice in which was destroyed in 70 AD, then this begs the question of those who have rejected Him; who is atoning for your sins today? A lot of Jews, Muslims, and all others who reject Him have to ask themselves this question. John 1:29 says

On the next day John saw YESHUA coming toward him, and said, “See, the Lamb of YHWH who takes away the sin of the world!”

 

 

Revelation 5:8-14

And when He took the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the LAMB, each holding a harp, and golden bowls filled with incense, which are the prayers of the qodeshim (saints). And they sang a renewed song, saying, “You are worthy to take the scroll, and to open its seals, because You were slain, and have redeemed us to YHWH by Your blood out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation, and made us kings and priests to our Elohim, and we shall reign upon the earth.” And I looked, and I heard the voice of many messengers around the throne, and the living creatures, and the elders. And the number of them was myriads of myriads, and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, “Worthy is the LAMB having been slain to receive power and riches and wisdom, and strength and respect and esteem and berakah (blessing!) And every creature which is in the heavens and on the earth and under the earth and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, I heard saying, “To Him sitting on the throne (YHWH), and to the Lamb, be the blessing and the respect and the esteem and the might, forever and ever! And the four living creatures said,”Ahmein! And the twenty-four elders fell down and bowed before Him who lives forever and ever.”

Micah 6:6-7

With what shall I come before YHWH, bow myself before the high Elohim? Shall I come before Him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? Is YHWH pleased with thousands of rams or ten thousand rivers of oil? Shall I give my first-born for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my being?

That is what YHWH did for us by giving His Son for our transgressions as stated in Isaiah 53. Micah knew that YHWH did not delight in animal sacrifices and this kind of sacrifice of a son is pure love and devotion, which is why I pointed that out about Abraham being tested in Genesis 22:11-12 to sacrifice his only son, but YESHUA stopped Abraham for killing his only son Isaac; yet YESHUA died in that manner as The Son of YHWH. His sacrifice is critical because as I mentioned no one can sacrifice animals even if they wanted to and YESHUA fulfilled that for us once and for all. The Levites were responsible for attending the altar and the sacrifices but YESHUA is now our High Priest! We now have a High Priest from The Tribe of Yahudah (Judah) and not Levi.

From the tribe of Yahudah (Judah)

Why is YESHUA called the Lion of Judah? Micah 5:2

But you, Beyth Lehem Ephrathah, you who are little among the clans of Judah, out of you shall come forth to Me the One to become Ruler in Yisra’el. And His comings forth are old, from everlasting.

The only one coming forth from old from everlasting from YHWH would be His Son YESHUA who I’ve already pointed out as being present in The Old Covenant. And David confirms this about Judah being the ruler.

1 Chronicles 28:4

Yet YHWH Elohim of Yisra’el chose me above all the house of my father to be sovereign over Yisra’el forever, for He has chosen JUDAH TO BE THE RULER.”

YHWH has chosen Judah to be The Ruler out of all the 12 Tribes and He prophesied about YESHUA coming forth to be The Ruler in Micah 5:2. Remember YESHUA was born a Jew and died King of The Jews. Which is also why we had the change of The Levitical Priesthood because YESHUA became our High Priest (Kohen ha’Gadol).

 

Hebrews 7:13-15

For He of whom this is said belongs to another tribe, from which no one had attended at the altar. For it is perfectly clear that our Adon (Master) arose from Judah, a tribe about which Moses never spoke of concerning the priesthood, and this is clearer still, if another Priest arises in the likeness of Malkitsedeq.”

 

Are there are theories to try to debunk who YESHUA is?

I just want to point out some arguments that I have heard trying to deny Our Savior and want to put my fellow brothers and sisters on notice.

Genesis 6:5

And it came to be, when men began to increase on the face of the earth, and daughters were born to them, that the sons of Elohim saw the daughters of men, that they were good. And they took wives for themselves of all whom they chose. And YHWH said, “My Ruach shall not strive with mankind forever in his going astray. He is flesh, and his days shall be one hundred and twenty years.” The Nephilim were on the earth in those days, and also afterward, when the sons of Elohim came in to the daughters of men and they bore children to them. Those were the mighty men who were of old, the men of name.”

As we read the fallen angels (messengers) mated with human women and they produced a race of giants. These are the same sons of Elohim that presented themselves before YHWH with Satan in Job 1:6

And the day came to be that the sons of Elohim came to present themselves before YHWH, and ha’Satan also came among them.”

So the argument I heard made was that if YHWH did not like the fallen angels mating with human women, then why would He allow this to happen for YESHUA’s birth? Firstly, The Ruach ha’Kodesh is The Spirit of Elohim and how we stay connected to Father YHWH and YESHUA. So if The Ruach ha’Kodesh is a part of The Elohim-Head the Father, Son, and Ruach then that means He is light and not darkness, which is why YESHUA said He is The Spirit of Truth. YESHUA says in John 16:13

 “But when He comes, the Ruach of the Truth, He shall guide you into all truth. For He shall not speak from Himself, but whatever He hears He shall speak, and He shall announce to you what is to come. He shall esteem Me, for He shall take of what is Mine and announce it to you.”

So as we see that The Ruach is The Spirit of truth and not lies or deception, He can only speak what He hears; therefore, He will not go outside of what YESHUA tells Him, The same way YESHUA said He only speaks what YHWH tells Him to speak in John 12:49. So there is no way we or anyone can compare Him, The Spirit of Elohim, The Spirit of Truth, and The Spirit we cannot blaspheme to a fallen angel at all. Mathew 12:31-32

Because of this I say to you, all sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven men, but the blasphemy against the Ruach shall not be forgiven men. And whoever speaks a word against The Son of Man, it shall be forgiven him, but whoever speaks against the Ruach ha’Kodesh, it shall not be forgiven him, either in this age or the age to come.”

We can see the kodesh (holy) connection with the Ruach ha’Kodesh to the Father YHWH and YESHUA and blasphemy against Him is unforgivable. Therefore, comparing the supernatural birth by the power The Ruach ha’Kodesh to fallen angels is blasphemy. The fallen angels came to alter the human DNA to prevent the human birth of YESHUA; however, The Ruach ha’Kodesh helped to bring about the Savior into the world. The seed was already in the woman as we know that the man is the one who provides the seed. Genesis 3:15

And I put division between you and the woman, and between your seed and her Seed. He shall crush your head, and you shall crush His heel.”

 There is nothing dark, demonic, or fallen about the Ruach ha’Kodesh as stated earlier He is the Spirit of Truth. Mathew 1:18

And the birth of YESHUA ha’Mashiach was as follows: After His mother Miriam was engaged to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be pregnant from the Ruach ha’Kodesh.” And verse 20 the messenger Gabriel confirms to Joseph that the child inside of her is from the Ruach ha’Kodesh. And did YHWH agree with this? Isaiah (Yeshayahu) 9:6-7 says

For a Child shall be born unto us, a Son shall be given unto us, and the rule is on His shoulder. And His Name is called Wonder, Counsellor, Strong El, Father of Continuity, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of His rule and peace there is no end, upon the throne of David and over His reign, to establish it and sustain it with right-ruling and with righteousness from now on, even forever. The ardour of YHWH of hosts does this.”

So as we can see from the prophet (nabi) Isaiah that YESHUA being born as a human is all a part of YHWH’s plan as He ordained it.

Sacrificing children

I have heard the argument that YHWH did not want the Israelites sacrificing their children so why would He go against that to offer His Son? Firstly, YHWH told the Israelites not to sacrifice their children to demons like the pagan deity (Moloch) the brazen bull with the fire burning under His hands. The Israelites sacrificed their children for economic prosperity and wealth the same way people will sacrifice to Satan today for fame and fortune in the entertainment arena.

Deuteronomy 32:17

They slaughtered to demons not Eloah mighty ones they did not know, new ones who came lately, which your ancestors did not reverence. You neglected the Rock who brought you forth, and forgot the El who fathered you.”

1 Corinthians 10:20

No, but what the gentiles offer they offer to demons and not to Elohim, and I do not want you to become sharers with demons.”

 Sacrificing to demons is for personal gain, but the blood of YESHUA took an innocent and sinless KING to die in OUR place when WE are the one deserving of death and not Him! His atonement wasn’t for a selfish personal gain for Himself because He was already a King in Heaven, He already has eternal life dwelling with His Father. He loves you enough to do a selfless act when He did not have to. So there is no comparison.

Torah on killing children!

Deuteronomy 21:18-21

When a man has a wayward (stubborn, disobedient, defiant) and rebellious son who is not listening to the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and who, when they have disciplined him does not listen to them, then his father and his mother shall take hold of him and bring him out to the elders of his city, to the gate of his city, and shall say to the elders of his city, ‘This son of ours is wayward and rebellious. He is not listening to our voice, he is a glutton and a drunkard.’ Then all the men of his city shall stone him to death with stones. Thus you shall purge the evil from your midst. And let all Yisra’el hear, and revere.”

So The Torah states that if you have a rebellious son who is not listening to his parents then he is to be stoned to death. So now isn’t YHWH our Father? Aren’t we his children? How many times have you sinned or done something you know you shouldn’t have, but did it anyway? YHWH told you in His Word not to do it and He might have put someone in your path to deter you, but you would not listen! So technically you should replace yourself with the rebellious son in this passage and that means YHWH should stone and kill you, but He didn’t because He is passionate and His mercy endures forever. Instead of killing you or me for our transgressions, He sent His Son to take our place and He was the One who was crushed! So how can anyone diminish the ultimate sacrifice of YESHUA? We all know that the wages of sin is death!

Do NOT be stubborn about accepting YESHUA!

Mathew 23:37

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, killing the prophets and stoning those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, the way a hen gathers her chickens under her wings, but you would not!

We can see that YESHUA was saying He was there pre-incarnate before He became flesh and wanted to gather Yisra’el, but they kept stoning the prophets because they refused to listen, they were unwilling.

Psalm 95:7-11

For He is our Elohim, and we are the people of his pasture, and the sheep of His hand. Today, if you would hear His voice: “Do not harden your hearts as in Meribah, and as in the day of Massah in the wilderness, when your fathers tried Me, have provoked Me, though they saw My work. For forty years I was loathed with a generation, and said, ‘They are a people who go astray in their hearts, and they do not know My Ways.’ As I swore in My wrath, ‘If they enter into My rest…’”

The children of Yisra’el saw the work of YHWH yet they still harden their hearts; the same way they saw the work and miracles of YESHUA when He walked the earth, yet they still did not believe. Do not become loathsome in His sight again, but turn to Him and repent and renew our days as of old. Proclaim YESHUA to the nations and share this with anyone who needs to heart this important message. HalleluYAH!

YESHUA is in Genesis!

Written by: Damien Powell

During my walk with YESHUA I have heard many questions about the divinity of YESHUA and others saying that He is not the Son of The All Mighty YHWH. Former believers in The Messiah walked away from the faith over doubts about who He IS and that He could not have been raised from the dead. Muslims think YESHUA is a prophet and that He never claimed to be Elohim.  So let us examine scripture to see if YESHUA ever claimed to be Elohim, Scriptures backing up who He is, and some events that occurred by eye witnesses to prove that He is the one true living Messiah and The Son YHWH Elohim of Israel.

Let us examine what the scriptures say and what YESHUA said about His divinity:

 John 8:56-58 YESHUA says:

“Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day: and he saw it, and was glad. Then said the Jews unto Him, You are not yet fifty years old, and you have seen Abraham? YESHUA said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.”

Turn to Genesis 22:10-12 one that is overlooked

And Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to slay his son, but the MESSENGER OF YHWH called to him from the shamayim (heavens) and said, “Abraham, Abraham! And he said, “Here I am.” And He said, “Do not lay your hand on the boy, nor touch him. For now I know that you revere Elohim, seeing you have not with your son, your only son, from ME.”

The Messenger of YHWH said that Abraham did not withhold his son from Him! The Elohim of Yisra’el is The only One who requires sacrifices! And This Messenger of YHWH equated Himself being One with The Father YHWH right here! Sacrifices cannot be done for messengers, idols, Satan, or humans. Elohim required animal sacrifices for our sins in The Old Covenant and Abraham was just being tested to see if he had the faith and works.

This is not just any messenger, this Messenger of YHWH said He sees Abraham fears Elohim which means Mighty Ones which is plural (YHWH, YESHUA, RUACH). A lot of people think that our Father YHWH was the one speaking to Abraham, but He wasn’t, it is the Messenger of YHWH which is YESHUA. Who else besides YHWH the Father could tell someone to sacrifice their son? Who else would have that kind of authority? Remember He said Abraham did not withhold his son from HIM!  If you go to verse 15 The Messenger of YHWH is still speaking as He called to Abraham a second time, THEN in verse 16 YHWH speaks.

 A Messenger cannot claim ownership of the title Elohim except for YESHUA being Elohim The Son. He is right there in the beginning saying “For now I see that you fear Elohim”. He later died as The Son of YHWH even though YESHUA withheld Abraham from slaying his own son. Do you see the love and parallel here? This reveals His true nature of His love for man-kind that He spared the son of a man but gave His own life as Son of YHWH.

Genesis 16:9-13

And the Messenger of YHWH said to her, I AM going to increase your seed greatly, too numerous to be counted.” And The Messenger of YHWH said to her, ‘See, you are conceiving and bearing a son, and shall call his name Yishma’el, because YHWH has heard your affliction. And he is to be a wild man, his hand against every one and every one’s hand against him, and dwell over against all his brothers.” And she called the Name of YHWH who spoke to her. You are El who sees “for she said, ‘Even here have I seen after Him who sees me?”

Firstly, The Messenger of YHWH said He was personally going to increase her seed and told Haggar what to call her son and told her his future. What angel has the power to do that? All messengers (angels) are fellow servants and need YHWH’s authority to do anything and are just working on His behalf. And secondly we see The Messenger of YHWH did all the speaking, but notice how she says in verse 13 the Name of YHWH who spoke to her. The Father and The Son are ONE and she equated The Messenger of YHWH with YHWH. YESHUA spoke to Hagar and promised to bless her.

As I just pointed out Abraham spoke to YESHUA in The Book of Genesis and YESHUA said Abraham was glad to see His day. As stated In John 8:58 YESHUA said “Before Abraham was, I AM” there is another place in scripture where we have seen I AM before.

Exodus 3:14 says:

“And Elohim said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.”

If Abraham existed before Moses and YESHUA told Abraham not to slay His own Son, then we know it is YESHUA speaking to Moses on the mount, then in Exodus 3:15 YHWH speaks. If you go back and read Exodus 3:2 before YESHUA spoke to Moses it says:

“And the Messenger of YHWH appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed.”

This verse indicates that The Messenger of YHWH appeared to Moses instead of saying YHWH first. And notice the bush was burning but was not consumed. That is The power of Elohim which His Son YESHUA was using. Most of the angels in Scripture just revealed themselves to the people they were giving information to. Then in verse 4 YHWH speaks saying:

“Elohim called unto him out of the midst of the bush, and said, Moses, Moses. And he said, here am I. And He said, Draw not near: put off thy shoes from off they feet, for the place where you stand is holy ground.”

Exodus 23:20

See, I am sending a Messenger before you to guard you in the way and to bring you into the place which I have prepared. Be on guard before Him and obey His voice. Do not rebel against Him, for He is not going to pardon your transgression, for My Name is in Him. But if you diligently obey His voice and shall do all that I speak, then I shall be an enemy to your enemies and a distresser to those who distress you.”

Firstly, we know that YHWH The Father can pardon or forgive sins, but He just told Moses that this Messenger would not pardon their transgressions and for them to listen to His voice and not to rebel against Him. The only other One that can forgive transgressions and punish for sin is YESHUA! And YHWH said His Name is in Him!

Mathew 9:1-7

And entering into a boat, He passed over, and came to His own city. And see, they were bringing to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. And YESHUA, seeing their belief, said to the paralytic, “Take courage, son, your sins have been forgiven.” And see, some of the scribes said to themselves, “This one blasphemes!” And YESHUA, knowing their thoughts, said, “Why do you think wickedness in your hearts? “For which is easier to say, ‘Your sins have been forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Arise and walk’? But in order for you to know that the Son of Adam (Man) possesses authority on earth to forgive sins.” He then said to the paralytic, “Rise, take up your bed, and go to your house.”

YESHUA not only knew their thoughts, but He had authority to forgive sins as evidenced in Exodus 23:20.

The connection: The Father and Son interaction!

Then if you notice throughout all these interactions like Genesis 22 with Abraham about to slay his son, the burning bush and the one in Exodus 23:20 we see the Oneness of our Elohim and their relationship, as they are speaking as One. The Messenger spoke to Abraham first then YHWH spoke, same at the burning bush, The Messenger called to Moses, Moses looked then YHWH spoke, and when YHWH gave the command to Moses not to rebel against His Messenger, YHWH says in verse 22 in the same sentence “But if you diligently obey HIS (YESHUA’s) voice and shall do all that I (YHWH) speak, then I shall be an enemy to your enemies and distresser to those who distress you.” YHWH and YESHUA are ONE as YESHUA often said while He was on earth and you can see this playing out in The Torah before YESHUA became flesh!

YESHUA made this clear in John 10:30

I and My Father are one.”

The Jews knew exactly what He was saying because in John 10:31-33 it reads

Again the Jews picked up stones to stone Him. YESHUA answered them, “Many good works I have shown you from My Father. For which of these works do you stone Me? The Jews answered Him, saying, “We do not stone You for a good work, but for blasphemy, and because You, being a Man, make Yourself Elohim.”

1 Corinthians 10:1-4

For I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, that all our fathers were under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, and all were immersed into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, and all ate the same spiritual food, and drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed, and the Rock was Mashiach.”

YESHUA was the Rock and spiritual food and drink that followed as they went through the sea. Even more proof that YESHUA was there long before He became flesh and that He was always watching, leading, and guiding His people even though they rejected Him when He walked the earth.

Proverbs 30:4

Who has gone up to the shamayim and come down? Who has gathered the wind in His fists? Who has bound the waters in a garment? Who established all the ends of the earth? What is His Name, and what is the Name of His Son, if you know?

This passage is referring to YHWH and how He created everything and how small it is in comparison to Him. Then the passage goes on to say, what is the Name of His Son, if you know? The Name of His Son is YESHUA!

Proverbs 8:22-37

YHWH possessed Me, The beginning of His Way, as the first of His works of old. “I was anointed ages ago, at the first, before the earth ever was. “When there were no depths I was brought forth, when there were no springs heavy with water. “Before mountains were sunk, before the hills, I was brought forth, “Before He made the earth and the fields, or the first dust of the world. “When He prepared the heavens, I was there, when He decreed a vault on the face of the deep, “when He established the clouds above, when He made the foundations of the deep strong, “when He gave to the sea its limit, so that the waters would not transgress His command, when He decreed the foundations of the earth, “Then I WAS BESIDE HIM, A SKILLED WORKMAN, a delight, day by day, rejoicing before Him all the time, rejoicing in the world, His earth; And My delights were with the sons of men (mortal man). And now, listen to Me, you children, for baruk (blessed) are they who guard My Ways. Listen to discipline and become wise, and do not refuse it. Baruk (blessed) is the man who listen to Me, watching daily at My gates, waiting at the posts of My doors. For whoever finds me shall find life, and obtain favour from YHWH, but he who sins against Me injures himself; All who hate Me love death!”

We cannot sin against wisdom, but we can sin against YHWH! But notice how this passage says whoever finds Me shall obtain favour from YHWH and all who hate Him love death! And Scripture tells us that all who don’t believe He is The Son of YHWH that came in the flesh is condemned already!

It says Messenger of YHWH, but we cannot worship angel’s right?

Colossians 2:18 says:

“Let no man defraud you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels, intruding into those things which he has not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshy mind.”

Revelations 22:8-9 says:

“And I John saw these things, and heard them. And when I had heard and seen, I fell down to worship before the feet of the angel which showed me these things. Then he said to me, see that you do not do it: for I am thy fellow servant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the words of this book: worship Elohim.”

As we can see from the two scriptures above it is a sin to worship an angel, but it’s not a sin to worship YESHUA. This isn’t the only example that YESHUA has appeared before a man because He can take on many forms. In the book of Joshua 5:13-14 it says:

And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, there stood a man over against him with his sword drawn in his hand: and Joshua went unto him, and said unto him, Are you for us, or for our adversaries? And he said “Nay; but as captain of the host of YHWH am I now come. And Joshua fell on his face to the earth, and did worship and said unto him, what saith my Master unto his servant?”

As discussed earlier we cannot worship angels; therefore, we know that we cannot worship a human being even if he is a captain. However, we notice Joshua bowed down to the earth and worshiped because Joshua knew that He was talking to a powerful being. It was YESHUA pre-incarnate again who came to deliver a message to Joshua. Joshua also calls this Captain, Adonai (My Master) and Joshua knew that he was just a servant. Then in verse 15, YESHUA tells Joshua the same thing that YHWH told Moses. At the burning bush because He was right beside YHWH. Joshua 5:15 says:

“And the captain of YHWH’s host said unto Joshua, Loose they shoe from off thy foot; for the place where you stand is holy. And Joshua did so.”

Judges 6:21-23

And the Messenger of YHWH put forth the end of the staff that was in His hand, and touched the meat and the unleavened bread. And fire went up out of the rock and consumed the meat and the unleavened bread. And the Messenger of YHWH went from his sight. And when Gid’on saw that He was a Messenger of YHWH, Gid’on said, “Oh Adonai (My Master) YHWH! For I have seen a Messenger of YHWH face to face.” And YHWH said to him, “Peace be with you! Do not fear, you do not die.”

No messenger (angel) in Scripture ever made someone fear that they were going to die. But Gid’on knew who he had seen and even said I saw Him face to face. He was fearful he was going to die and The Father YHWH assured him he would not die. This ties in with Genesis 32:24-32

And Jacob was left alone. And a Man wrestled with him until the breaking of day. And when He saw that He did not overcome him, He touched the socket of his hip. And the socket of Jacob’s hip was dislocated as he wrestled with Him. And He said, “Let Me go, for the day breaks.” But he said, “I am not letting You go until You have barak (bless) me! So He asked him, “What is your name? And he said Jacob.  And He said, “Your name is no longer called Jacob, but Yisra’el, because you have striven with Elohim and with men, and have overcome.” And Jacob asked Him, saying, “Please let me know Your Name.” And He said, “Why do you ask about My Name?” And He barak him there. And Jacob called the name of the place Peni’el, “For I have seen Elohim face to face, and my life is preserved.”

Hosea 12:3-4

He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and in his strength he strove with Elohim. He strove with the Messenger and overcame, he wept and sought His favour. He found Him in Beyth El, and there He spoke to us.” The Man from Genesis is referred to as a Messenger here in Hosea and it says that Jacob sought the favour of the Messenger, which is when he would not let go until the Man/Messenger blessed him.

Jacob wrestled with The Man and said “I have seen Elohim face to face and face, and my life is preserved.” Nobody has ever seen The Father, but we have seen The Son YESHUA who is Elohim as well. Yet, Abraham, Gideon, and Joshua saw Elohim but did not die. They saw YESHUA the exact representation of YWHW!

YHWH covered the face of Moses so he would not die Exodus 33:17-23

And YHWH said to Moses, “Even this word you have spoken I shall do, for you have found favour in My eyes, and I know you by name.” Then he said, “Please, show me Your esteem.” And He said, “I shall cause all My goodness to pass before you, and I shall proclaim the Name of YHWH before you. And I shall favour him who I favour, and shall have compassion on him whom I have compassion.” But He said, “You are unable to see My face, for no man sees Me and lives.” And YHWH said, “See, there is a place with Me! And you shall stand on the rock. “And it shall be, while My esteem passes by, that I shall put you in the cleft of the rock and cover you with My hand while I pass by. “Then I shall take away My hand and you shall see My back, but My face shall not be seen.”

 This Man not only had supernatural powers to touch Jacob’s socket to dislocate it, but He also changed Jacob’s name to Israel, similarly to how YHWH changed Abram’s name to Abraham. YESHUA does what He sees His Father do.

Genesis 17:5

And no longer is your name called Abram, but your name shall be Abraham, because I shall make you a father of many nations.”

While in Babylonian exile Shadrak, Meysahk, and Abed-Nego were thrown into the fire and Nebukadneststsar even knew who he saw Daniel 3:24-25

“Then king Nebukadneststar was amazed, and stood up in haste and spoke and said to his counsellors, “Did we not throw three men bound into the midst of the fire?” They answered and said to the king, “Certainly, O sovereign.” He answered and said, “Look! I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire. And they are not hurt, and the form of the fourth is like the Son of Elah.” Elah (Aye-lah) is Arabic for Elohim.

YESHUA knows who He is

John 10:27-30 YESHUA says:

“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow Me: And I give them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man snatch them out of my hand. My Father, which gave them to me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father’s hand. I and my Father are one.”

YESHUA did not come right out in the Old Covenant and say HERE I AM! That’s why we must meditate on The Word and study scripture then secrets will be revealed through the Ruach ha’Kodesh. YESHUA said His sheep will hear His voice. The statement that YESHUA made saying that He and The Father are ONE is what Moses told the children of Israel by command of YHWH. YESHUA was confirming what was written In Deuteronomy 6:4 which says:

“Hear, O Israel: YHWH our Elohim, YHWH is ONE”

YESHUA is saying that He is in One Family with the Father YHWH and the Ruach ha’Kodesh (The Elohim-Triune) are ONE! The title Elohim means (Mighty Ones) therefore, where we see Elohim speaking that means YHWH, YESHUA, and The Ruach ha’Kodesh (Holy Spirit) are speaking as ONE. The same principle applies when a man marries a woman because scripture tell us in Mark 10:7-8:

“For this reason a man will leave his dad and mom and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. So they are no longer two, but ONE.”

We know that when a man and woman get married they don’t morph their bodies into each other and become one person. It means they are spiritually tied to each other forever. YESHUA is making that same reference with His Father YHWH saying that even though they are two distinct Beings they are ONE Elohim together, Father and Son.

John 10:36 He says:

“Say ye of him, whom the Father hath sanctified, and sent into the world, though blasphemes; because I said, I am the Son of Elohim?”

YESHUA again declares His divinity by saying that He can give eternal life to those who belong to Him which is something NO man can accomplish. Then He goes on to question the Jews about why they say He is blaspheming because He is the Son of Elohim. YESHUA usually proves He is Elohim and the Son of YHWH indirectly, but He was straight forward this time. Of course they were ready to stone Him at this point, but His time to be persecuted had not come yet.

John 7:15-17 says:

“The Jews were amazed and asked, “How did this man (YESHUA) get such learning without having studied?” YESHUA answered, “My teaching is not my own. It comes from Him who sent Me.”

Firstly, YESHUA did not need to be taught on the law because YESHUA was present before the world, but also YESHUA is the living word of Elohim. We know this because scripture tells us in John 1-2:

“In the beginning was the Word (YESHUA), and the Word was with Elohim, and the Word was Elohim. He was with Elohim in the beginning.” Then verse 14 says “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen His esteem, the esteem of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.”

This is again confirmed in Revelation 19:13 which says:

“He (YESHUA) is dressed in a robe dipped in blood, and His name is the Word of YHWH.”

Then again in the Old Testament YESHUA says in Isaiah 48:16:

“Come near to Me, listen to this: from the first I have not spoken in secret, from the time it took place, I was there. And now YHWH Elohim has sent Me, and His Spirit.”

YESHUA is not only speaking in the Old Testament pre-incarnate to Isaiah, but He also once again confirms that He was in the beginning with YHWH and The Holy Spirit and that He was sent to earth.

My Bible says in the beginning God created which is singular!

Hebrew was the original language our Father delivered His Word to His people. And the original title used was Elohim meaning Mighty Ones (plural) not the singular God. And now you will have a clearer understanding of the passage all the way back in the beginning when you read Genesis 1:26 which says:

And Elohim said, Let US make man in our image, after OUR likeness”

This passage is backing up what YESHUA told us in Isaiah, Exodus, and John that He was here before the foundation of the world and that He was present with YHWH and The Ruach ha’Kodesh (The Holy Spirit) when man was being created.

Also The tower of Babel (let US go down and confuse their language)

The Jews did not understand how a man who wasn’t even 50 years old could make a statement saying He saw Abraham and then go on to teach about YHWH without being taught because the word of Elohim is YESHUA Himself. And even more compelling evidence is that YESHUA says “My teaching is not my own. It comes from Him who SENT ME.” Sent is a key word because He does not say born, this proves that He was King in Heaven (pre-incarnate) who left His throne and was SENT to become human flesh to die for all man-kind. Those are powerful words from our Messiah The King. This way He could become our Intercessor at the throne because He was fully human tempted in every way just as we are.

In John 14:6 YESHUA says:

“I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to The Father except through me. If you really knew me, you would know my Father as well. From now on, you do know Him and have seen Him.”

YESHUA just told us that no one can come to The Father except in His name, in other words YESHUA confirmed His divinity again by saying that as Elohim The Son, He is the intermediary between man and The Most High YHWH Elohim. No mortal man can intercede for us only YESHUA The Son! Plus YESHUA summed up that He is The Torah saying He is The Way, The Truth, and The Life (Psalms 119:1, Psalms 119:142, and Proverbs 13:14).

Also, YESHUA is once again confirmed that He and YHWH are ONE by saying that if you have seen Him then you have seen The Father! Any human making that claim would be blaspheming, but YESHUA is not a mortal man, He is Elohim The Son.

In John 14:12-14 YESHUA says:

“I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in My Name, so that the Son may bring esteem to the Father. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.”

Again, YESHUA is telling us that He as at the right hand of His Father YHWH in heaven because if we pray in His name, then He will go to The Father and will answer our prayers. What man can answer prayers? What man can intercede for us and go to The Father for us? No one! YESHUA has confirmed who He is by showing us His power.

John 5:21-23

For as the Father raises the dead and makes alive, even so the Son makes alive whom He wants. For the Father judges no one, but has given all the judgment to the Son, that all should value the Son even as they value the Father. He who does not value the Son does not value the Father who sent Him.”

John 5:25-27

Truly, truly, I say to you, the hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of Elohim. And those having heard shall live. For as The Father possesses life in Himself, so He gave also to the Son to possess life in Himself, and He has given Him authority also to do judgment, because He is the Son of Man (Adam).

Key words from YESHUA, He says that those that are dead that belong to Him will hear His voice and that He will be doing the judgment at the end of the age, because He will raise them from the dead the way YHWH raised Him from the dead. Also, He has been given this authority from His Father YHWH who possesses life within Himself and gave YESHUA life to possess within in Himself, therefore, they are self-sufficient and live forever. Authority that gets passed down to someone as to come from a higher source and that is what YESHUA is saying.

In Luke 10:18 YESHUA says:

“I saw Satan fall like lightning from heaven.”

This scripture is clear and again confirms that YESHUA was in heaven before the foundation of the world and He personally saw Satan being cast out from heaven when he rebelled with 1/3 of his angels.

Luke 4:41 says:

“Moreover, demons came out of many people, shouting, “You are the Son of Elohim!” But He rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, because they knew He was The Messiah.”

Mark 1:24-25 says:

“What do you want with us, YESHUA of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are---the Holy One of Elohim!” “Be quiet!” said YESHUA sternly. “Come out of him!”

So even the demons knew that YESHUA was the Son of YHWH and they feared Him greatly, yet they were not allowed to speak because YESHUA was not ready to reveal that He was the Messiah at that moment.

John 4:21-25 YESHUA comes right out and says it:

“YESHUA declared, “Believe Me, woman, a time is coming when you will worship the Father neither in this mountain nor in Jerusalem. You Samaritans worship what you do not know, we worship what we do know, for salvation is from the Jews. Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. Elohim is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in spirit and truth.” The woman said, “I know that Messiah is coming. When He comes, He will explain everything to us. Then YESHUA declared, “I who speak to you AM HE.”

The unbelief is still happening today!

The same thing is happening today with some believers in The Torah who say YESHUA wasn’t in the Torah and is not the Son of YHWH. Even some Jews who say YESHUA has not come yet missed the Scriptures in Genesis and Exodus because YESHUA did not announce it openly and come out and say “HERE I AM, I AM YESHUA!’ That is exactly how the Pharisees missed YESHUA walking amongst them, because they expected Him to reveal Himself in another fashion and they got the opposite. They expected a super-hero and got a suffering servant, a Lamb to take away the sins of the world. Only by studying the Scriptures, being obedient and have the Ruach ha’kodesh open up your eyes will we see this amazing revelation that cannot be missed!

Which is why YESHUA said in John 5:37-47

And the Father who sent Me, He bore witness of Me. You have neither heard His voice at any time, nor seen His form. And you do not have His Word staying in you, because you do not believe Him whom He sent. You search the Scriptures, because you think you possess everlasting life in them And THESE ARE THE ONES THAT BEAR WITNESS OF ME.” But you do not desire to come to Me in order to possess life. I do not receive esteem from men, but I know you, that you do not have the love of Elohim in you. I have come in My Father’s Name and you do not receive Me, if another comes in his own name, him you would receive. How are you able to believe when you are receiving esteem from one another, and the esteem that is from the only Elohim you do not seek? Do not think that I shall accuse you to the Father. There is one who accuses you: Moses, in whom you have put your expectation. For if you believed Moses, you would have believed Me, since He wrote about Me. But if you do not believe his writings, how shall you believe My Words?”

Very powerful words from YESHUA, He says that they study the Scriptures because they think in The Torah they will find ever-lasting life, but those same Scriptures they are reading to possess ever-lasting life is talking about Him, YESHUA! No man has ever see the form of YHWH says YESHUA but men as I pointed out like Jacob, Joshua, and Gideon did. And He was there speaking to Abraham and Moses! But since you believe in Moses and The Torah then the Torah will accuse you because He is The Torah.

And He says “If you do not believe his writings, how shall you believe My Words?” The last sentence is modern day Christianity who says the law or Torah is done away with, so they do not believe in the writings of Moses who wrote the Torah. So being that YESHUA is The Word, The Torah made flesh, how can the Christian believe in words of YESHUA if they did not believe the writings in the Torah? We all know John 1 (In the beginning was the Word).

The established covenant!

Covenants were established differently during the time of Abraham and the prophets and an example is in Jeremiah 34:18

And I shall give the men who are transgressing My Covenant, who have not established the words of the covenant which they made before Me, when they cut the calf in tow and passed between the parts of it: the heads of Judah, and the heads of Jerusalem, the eunuchs, and the priests, and all the people of the land who passed between the parts of the calf.”

Covenants were established by walking between the parts of an animal, so this brings us to Abraham in Genesis 15:8-11

“And he said, “Adonai YHWH, whereby do I know that I possess it? And He said to him, “Bring Me a three-year-old heifer, and a three-year old female goat, and a three-year old ram, and a turtledove, and a young pigeon.” And he took all these to Him and cut them in the middle, and placed each half opposite the other, but he did not cut the birds. And the birds of prey came down on the carcasses, and Abram drove them away. And it came to be when the sun was going down, and a deep sleep fell upon Abram, that see, a frightening great darkness fell upon him.”

Then Genesis 17:18

“And it came to be, when the sun went down and it was dark that see, a smoking oven and a burning torch passing between those pieces. On the same day YHWH made a Covenant with Abram, saying, “I have given this land to your seed, from the river of Egypt to the great river, the River Euphrates…”

So just like Jeremiah 34 instead of men walking through the pieces to establish a covenant it was a smoking oven and a burning torch representing YHWH and YESHUA making a covenant with Abraham and it is beautiful to see how it all tied together.

There is a spiritual blindness over some people and a lot of other religions but as followers of YESHUA we must lead them to the light and show that He is the Son of YHWH. We all need to repent and give our lives to the one who left heaven and came to earth to be crushed for our sins. We must preach YESHUA to the four corners because the Bible tells us plainly in John 3:18

“He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of Elohim.”

Let us stand up and tell the world about our Savior YESHUA and make His presence known!

Recession or depression, what will you do when the economy collapses?

Written by: Damien powell

There is talks about a recession coming up next year 2020, that is supposed to be worse than the 2008 recession. We already caught a glimpse of what things looked when there was the government shutdown earlier this year and how there was a big panic because people were out of jobs and they did not know how to feed their families. Elohim showed me the writing on the wall in February 2 of 2018 when the stock market fell exactly 666 points. We all know what that number means; however, a lot of people including believers missed the sign. Revelation 13:18

Here is the wisdom! He who has understanding, let him calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is 666.”

A lot of investors are flocking to gold because some fear that the dollar will crash and they want some type of currency; it’s also interesting how they are talking about a cashless society by 2023-2024. All this amongst the trade wars going on so people are panicking! What happens when or if a loaf of bread costs $30? What will happen when people who are so used to eating 24 hours a day as we have freedom to do so because there are fast food chains on every corner open all day? What will happen when people want their meat and you can’t find it or afford it? Will people turn into cannibals because they want meat? The world has because a gluttonous society and when things go awry people get focused on one thing, which is self-preservation!

It has been laid on my heart to show the people of YESHUA that we need to focus and trust in Him! Scarcity of food is nothing new and it happened throughout Scripture, but the question is how will you respond? Remember faith without works is dead, the same way works without faith is dead! It is a cause for concern because if there is a cashless society or people are forced to take a chip so they can eat when they are starving, then many will take the chip or do things they would not normally do to survive and then say “Elohim understands that I have to eat, he would not want me to go hungry!” When the fact is that if you rebel against His Word and trust a man and not Him, then He will not understand.

How did The Israelites respond?

As I pointed out earlier there are a lot of people who cannot live without meat as the Israelites in the wilderness. Will you grumble against YHWH? Or will you turn into a cannibal to satisfy your taste for flesh? Before I stopped watching TV I remember how the people responded during the apocalypse and they did things they would not normally do to survive. Numbers 11:1

And it came to be, when the people were as complainers, it was evil in the ears of YHWH. And YHWH heard it, and His displeasure burned. And the fire of YHWH burned among them, and consumed those in the outskirts of the camp. And the people cried out to Moses, and Moses prayed to YHWH, and the fire died down. Then he called the name of the place Tab’erah, because the fire of YHWH had burned among them. And the mixed multitude who were in the midst lusted greatly, so the children of Yisra’el also wept again and said, “Who is giving us meat to eat? We remember the fish which we ate without cost in Egypt, the cucumbers, and the melons, and the leeks, and the onions, and the garlic, but now our life is dried up. There is naught to look at but this manna!”

“Now the manna was like coriander seed, and its appearance like the appearance of bdellium. The people went about and gathered it, ground it on the millstones or beat it in the mortar, and cooked it in a pot, and made cakes of it. And its taste was as the taste of cakes baked with oil. And when the dew fell on the camp at night, the manna fell on it. And Moses heard the people weeping throughout their clans, each man at the door of his tent. And the displeasure of YHWH burned exceedingly. And in the eyes of Moses it was evil, so Moses said to YHWH, “Why have you done evil to Your servant? And why have I not found favour in Your eyes, to put the burden of all these people on me? Was it I who conceived all these people? Was it I who brought them forth, that you should say to me, ‘Carry them in your bosom, as the foster father carries a nursing child,’ to the land which You swore to their ancestors? Where am I to get meat to give to all these people? For they weep before me, saying, ‘Give us meat to eat.”

Verse 18

“And say to the people, Kadosh (sanctify) yourselves for tomorrow, and you shall eat meat, because you have wept in the hearing of YHWH, saying, “Who is giving us meat to eat? For it was well with us in Egypt.” And YHWH shall give you meat, and you shall eat. You are going to eat, not one day, nor two days, nor five days nor ten days, nor twenty days, but for a month of days, until it comes out of your nostrils and becomes an abomination to you, because you have rejected YHWH who is among you, and have wept before Him, saying, “Why did we come up out of Egypt?”

 

Verse 31

“And a wind went forth from YHWH, and it brought quail from the sea and let them fall beside the camp, about a day’s journey on this side and about a day’s journey on the other side, all around the camp, and about two ammah above the surface of the ground. And the people were up all that day, and all that night, and all the next day, and gathered the quail. He who had least gathered ten homers. And they spread them out for themselves all around the camp. The meat was still between their teeth, before it was chewed, and the wrath of YHWH burned against the people, and YHWH smote the people with an exceeding great plague. Then he called the name of that place Kibroth ha’Tta’awah, because there they buried the people who had lusted.”

Will you grumble against YHWH and lust for the food and snacks you desire, but isn’t available? Will you complain in His ear saying “I remember the hamburgers, steaks, and donuts?” Complaining and lusting got them their desire, but they did not get a chance to enjoy it. What if you are approached to take the mark of the beast in your hand? Or bow down on the false day of worship to feed your family, will you do it? You may get your desire physically which is a full stomach, but the end result will be death just like what the Israelites experienced in the wilderness.

There is a time of testing for everyone even though we don’t understand, but we must trust YHWH and follow YESHUA! The children of Yisra’el remembered the food they ate more than the deliverance of YHWH freeing them from slavery! Will you remember only the food you had and not all the blessings The Elohim of Yisra’el has given you along the way?  He has given you freedom, shelter, health just to name a few; however, most people take those things for granted when YHWH could have smote you a long time ago. Our Elohim is truly compassionate and will look out and provide for those who trust in Him!

Trust in Elohim and He will provide!

Joseph was hated by his brothers because Yisra’el (Jacob) loved him more than all the other brothers and made him a long robe (Genesis 37:3). Then Joseph had a dream Genesis 37:7

See, we were binding, and see, my sheaf rose up and also stood up. And see, your sheaves stood all around and bowed to my sheaf.” And his brothers said to him, “Shall you indeed reign over us? So they hated him even more for his dreams and for his words. And he dreamed sill another dream and related it to his brothers, and said, “See, I have dreamed another dream, and see, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars bowed down to me.” And he related it to his dad and his brothers. And his dad rebuked him and said to him, “What is this dream that you have dreamed? Shall we, your mother and I and your brothers, indeed come to bow down to the earth before you?”

So after Joseph was sent by Yisra’el to see if all was well with his brothers and the sheep (verse 14) his brothers plotted to kill him (verse 18). Then Genesis 37:22-27

And Re’uben heard and rescued him from their hands, and said, “Let us not take his life.” And Re’uben said to them, “Shed no blood. Throw him into this pit which is in the wilderness, and do not lay a hand on him”-in order to rescue him out of their hands, and bring him back to his dad. So it came to be, when Joseph had come to his brothers, that they stripped Joseph of his robe, the long robe which was on him. And they took him and threw him into a pit. And the pit was empty, there was no water in it. And they sat down to eat a meal. And they lifted up their eyes and looked and saw a company of Yishma’elites, coming from Gil’ad with their camels, bearing spices, and balm, and myrrh, going to take them down to Egypt. And Judah said to his brothers, “What would we gain if we kill our brother and conceal his blood? Come and let us sell him to the Yishma’elites and let not our hand be upon him for he is our brother, our flesh.” And his brothers listened.”

So Joseph was sold into slavery by the brothers who hated him. So while in Joseph was in the dungeon in Egypt he interpreted a dream for the Pharaoh that there would be a famine in the land. Genesis 41:53-57

And the seven years of plenty which were in the land of Egypt came to an end, and the seven years of scarcity of food began to come, as Joseph had said. And the scarcity of food was in all the lands, but in all the land of Egypt there was bread. But when all the land of Egypt hungered, and the people cried to Pharaoh for bread, Pharaoh said to all the Egyptians, “Go to Joseph, do whatever he says to you.” And the scarcity of food was over all the face of the earth, and Joseph opened all the storehouses and sold to the Egyptians. And the scarcity of food was severe in the land of Egypt. And all the earth came to Joseph in Egypt to buy grain, because the scarcity of food was severe in all the earth.”

So Yisra’el (Jacob) sent his sons to Egypt as all the earth was doing to buy grain from Joseph who was second in command and as we know the brothers after 22 years did not recognize their brother and they bowed down to him (just as his dream showed him as a child.) However the end result of this story shows is that we never know how Elohim is working behind the scenes to preserve His people. Joseph didn’t know why he was being sold and his brothers thought they got rid of him, but in the end he saved his family from starvation because Elohim knew what was coming and set things in motion to save them, although nobody including Jacob understood why Joseph was having the dreams. Genesis 45:4-11

Then Joseph (Yoseph) said to his brothers, “Please come near to me.” And when they came near, he said, “I am Joseph your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. And now, do not be grieved nor displeased with yourselves because you sold me here, for Elohim sent me before you to preserve life. For two years now the scarcity of food has been in the land, and there are still five years in which there is neither ploughing nor harvesting. And Elohim sent me before you to preserve for you a REMNANT in the earth, and to give life to you by a great escape. So then, you did not send me here, but Elohim. And He has appointed me for a father to Pharaoh, and master of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt. Hurry and go up to my dad, and say to him, ‘Thus says your son Joseph, “Elohim has made me master of all Egypt. Come down to me, do not delay. And you shall dwell in Goshen, and be near to me, you and your children, your flocks and your herds, and all that you have. And I shall provide for you there, lest you and your house, and all that you have, come to poverty, because five years of scarcity of food are still to come.”

As we know YHWH is The Elohim of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Yisra’el) the people He established a covenant with forever. And as I always say once you accept YESHUA as your Savior and The Son of YHWH you have become grafted into Israel just as a native-born; therefore, if you belong to Elohim and obey His commands, then you will be a part of the remnant that survives even when there is a scarcity of food. Even when you have no clue what is happening or how it will work out.

Psalms 118:8-9

“It is better to take refuge in YHWH, than to trust in a man.”

What else does Scripture say about this?

Job 5:20-22

In scarcity of food He shall redeem you from death, and in battle, from the power of the sword. When the tongue scourges, you are shielded and you have no fear when destruction comes. At destruction and at starvation you laugh, and you have no fear of the beasts of the earth.”

 

Ruth 1:1

And it came to be, in the days when the rulers ruled, that there was a scarcity of food in the land. And a man from Beyth Lehem, Judah, went to sojourn in the fields of Mo’ab, he and his wife and his two sons. (Verse 6) And she rose up, with her daughters-in-law, and returned from the fields of Mo’ab, for she had heard in the fields of Mo’ab that YHWH had visited His people in giving them bread.”

1 Kings 17:1-9

And Elijah the Tishbite, of the inhabitants of Gil’ad, said to Ahab, “As YHWH Elohim of Yisra’el lives, before whom I stand, there shall be no dew or rain these years, except at my word.” And the word of YHWH came to him, saying, go away from here and turn eastward, and hide by the wadi Kerith, which flows into the Yarden (Jordan). And it shall be that you drink from the stream, and I shall command the ravens to feed you there.” And he went and did according to the word of YHWH, for he went and dwelt by the wadi Kerith, which flows into the Jordan. And the ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning, and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the stream.” And it came to be after a while that the steam dried up, because there had been no rain in the land. Then the word of YHWH came to him, saying, Rise up, go to Tsarephath, which belongs to Tsidon, and dwell there. See, I have commanded a widow there to sustain you.”

Do you see how YHWH is providing for those trusting in His Word? He commanded ravens and a widow to take care of His servant Elijah. So YHWH can touch the hearts of others today or any animal to provide for you when there is a drought or scarcity of food.

Psalms (Tehillim) 33:18-19

See, the eye of YHWH is on those revering Him, on those waiting for His kindness, to deliver their being from death, and to keep them alive during scarcity of food.”

Psalms 37:19

They are not ashamed in a time of evil, and in the days of scarcity of food they are satisfied.”

 

Psalms 37:25

 “Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken, or his seed begging bread.”

What happens when you trust in YHWH?

Psalms 37:5-7

Commit your way to YHWH, and trust in Him, and He does it. And He shall bring forth your righteousness as the light, and your right-ruling as midday. Rest in YHWH, and wait patiently for Him.”

Lamentations 3:24-26

YHWH is my Portion,” says my being, “Therefore I wait for Him!” YHWH is good to those waiting for Him, to the being who sees Him. It is good-both to wait and to be silent for the deliverance of YHWH.”

Psalms 112:6-8

For he is never shaken; the righteous is remembered forever. He is not afraid of an evil report. His heart is steadfast, trusting in YHWH.” The evil report of a recession will not shake you.

Mathew 4:4

But He answering, said, “It has been written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of YHWH.” YHWH is not a liar and will sustain the righteous because He said so.

Jeremiah 17:5-8

Thus said YHWH, “Cursed is the man who trusts in man and makes flesh his arm, and whose heart turns away from YHWH. For he shall be like a shrub in the desert, and not see when good comes, and shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness, a salt land that is not inhabited. Baruk (blessed) is the man who trusts in YHWH, and whose trust is YHWH. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and does not see when heat comes. And his leaf shall be green, and in the YEAR OF DROUGHT he is not anxious, nor does he cease from yielding fruit.”

In the year of drought you will not be anxious as everyone else and you will not even see when heat comes because of your trust in the All Mighty El of Yisra’el. Yes, the signs are everywhere and the economy is on a downward spiral, but hold onto to YESHUA our Savior and let Him take care of you because our Elohim is awesome!

IS MAGIC REAL? DEMONIC ORIGIN OF POKER CARDS

Written by: Damien Powell

As we have already discovered by now Satan camouflages his schemes to get us to unknowingly participate in witchcraft because he knows that it is a direct violation of YHWH’s commandments. Satan is not concerned whether you know or not. His purpose is simply just to get you to disobey. Which brings me to this section about playing cards that are found in most household’s even followers of YESHUA. These cards are equivalent to Tarot cards that are used to tell the future with the help of demonic assistance.

Can people really practice magic? Yes! That is why YHWH speaks out against this practice because He knows that there are demonic forces in the spiritual realm that can assist you with this practice. For example in Exodus 7:9-11 it says

“When Pharaoh speaks to you saying, ‘Show a miracle for yourselves,’ then you shall say to Aaron, ‘Take your rod and throw it before Pharaoh, and let it become a serpent. So Moses and Aaron went into to Pharaoh, and they did so, as YHWH commanded. And Aaron threw his rod before Pharaoh and before his servants, and it became a serpent. But Pharaoh also called the wise me and the practicers of witchcraft. And they, the magicians of Egypt, also did so with their magic.” Then verse 20 says

“And Moses and Aaron did so, as YHWH commanded. And he lifted up the rod and struck the waters that were in the river, in the eyes of Pharaoh and in the eyes of his servants. And all the waters that were in the river were turned to blood. And the fish that were in the river died, and the river stank, and the Egyptians were unable to drink the water of the river. And the blood was in all the land of Egypt. And the magicians of Egypt did the same with their magic.”

The magicians then mocked the second plague of frogs but when it came to the third plague in Exodus 8:16-19 it says

“And YHWH said to Moses, “Say to Aaron, ‘Stretch out your rod, and strike the dust of the land, so that it becomes gnats in all the land of Egypt.’ And they did so, and Aaron stretched out his hand with his rod and struck the dust of the earth, and it became gnats on man and beast. All the dust of the land became gnats in all the land of Egypt. And the magicians did similarly with their magic to bring forth gnats, but they WERE UNABLE. And there were gnats on man and beast. The magicians then said to Pharaoh, “This is the finger of Elohim!”

This proves that through magic, magicians can duplicate signs and wonders with the assistance of demons, but their power is limited as they could only duplicate two of YHWH’s plagues. They were initially unimpressed with the initial wonders that Moses and Aaron did because magic was commonplace to them. But when they saw that they could not produce gnats, they even themselves admitted “This is the finger of Elohim!”  I bring this up to show that demons and magic are real so when YHWH warns us in

 

 

Leviticus (Wayikkra) 19:31

“Do not turn to mediums, and do not seek after spiritists to be defiled by them. I am YHWH your Elohim.”

Deuteronomy (Davarim) 18:9-10

“When you come into the land which YHWH your Elohim is giving you, do not learn to do according to the abominations of those gentiles. Let no one be found among you who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices divination, or a user of magic, or one who interprets omens or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritist, or one who calls up the dead.”

The Puritans knew that playing cards were demonic as they called them “the devils picture book.” This holds true because Anton LeVay the founder of the satanic church says that “pictures are worth 1,000 words.” The same way the so-called “peace symbol” everyone is familiar with is used to blaspheme the Ruach ha’Kodesh (Holy Spirit.) Playing cards were invented by sorcerers in 1392 for King Charles of France and as we recall the scripture in Leviticus and Deuteronomy that sorcerers and practice of magic will take part in the fire that is the second death; therefore, no one should have these abomination playing cards/tarot cards in their homes.

Playing cards are rooted in “Sigil magic” which comes from the “Ancient Egyptian book of the dead”.  This book was used by pagans in ancient Egypt and is being used by the occult and satanic religions today. This abominable practice is real because notice how YHWH say in Exodus 12:12

“On that same night I will pass through Egypt and strike down every first-born in the land of Egypt, both man and beast. And on all the elohim (gods) of Egypt I shall execute judgment. I am YHWH.”

YHWH passed judgment on first born of the Egyptians and their elohim/pagan deities which were more than likely the demonic forces responsible for the false religions and magic set up during that time. As we know an idol is nothing in this world and that the demons flee at the Name and presence of YHWH and YESHUA so their pagan practices do not stand a chance, no matter what they do for their gods. The Elohim of Yisra’el judged their deities and there was nothing they could do about it.

 Sigil magic is a practice of spiritually charging pictures, symbols, numbers, letters, patterns, incantations, spells, and mind control into these objects. And guess what? Playing cards contain most of these items mentioned to qualify for their magical spells.

Studies conducted show that when card dealers in a casino for example shuffle the cards there are unseen vibrations that put you into a trance that can open up your soul to demonic activity the same way certain beats and rhythms can open you up for demonic activity as I explained in the “Am I listening to satanic music part 2.” The spiritual realm is more real than the air that we breathe and the words we utter and the vibrations we cannot see are working in the spiritual realm. According to the Egyptian Book of the dead a human brain operates at 13 hertz called a beta-state, but if they can lower your brain to 8 hertz called an alpha-state then it can open up your sub conscious to demonic attacks because your soul or spirit has been opened up. It is kind of like tearing down a wall or force field except it’s tearing down your spiritual force field. The words in Ephesians are imperative to all believers in YESHUA and the quicker we really believe this words and take them seriously, the better we will be on guard against the devices of Satan. Ephesians 6:11-13

Put on the complete armor of Elohim, for you to have power to stand against the schemes of the devil. Because we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against authorities, against the world-rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual wickedness in the shamayim (heavens). Because of this, take up the complete armor of Elohim, so that you have power to withstand in the wicked day, and having done all, to stand.”

When the magician shuffles cards it makes us focus on the cards which then opens us to the “sigils” on the cards (the symbols, numbers, and pictures) and pattern flows of the shuffling opens you up for the attack. Some people end up addicted to gambling, drinking, smoking, fornication and other things and never attribute it to something they thought was innocent. This activity is no different than the spell-casting, reverse subliminal messages hidden in music to open demonic portals that can lead to a dark path that people find a hard time getting out of. I have seen many people addicted to gambling, going to Vegas and Jersey and throwing money away that could have been given to the poor. Or they gamble so much they end up losing everything that they worked for and we are called to also be good stewards of what we have. But Satan wants you addicted to something in this life, which keeps you walking in the flesh. Mathew 25:21

And his master said to him, ‘Well done, good and trustworthy servant. You were trustworthy over a little, I shall put you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’

That scripture is powerful and there is a spiritual application I would like to share soon Elohim willing. However, all Satan wants is a small crack to enter into your life and wreak havoc and make you untrustworthy with what you have been given by our Adon (Master). If Elohim can’t trust you with $100 why would He trust you with more when you are throwing it away? People will sit down to play cards and the children watch and think it is okay and even play spades innocently without knowing the effects of sigil magic transferred into the cards. Ephesians 4:26 says

“Be wroth, but do not sin.” Do not let the sun go down on your rage, nor give place to the devil.”

Look no further than the back of Bicycle playing cards and you will see a naked angel riding a bike. Thomas McDonald a blog writer in 2010 said “why is there a naked-bike riding angel on the cards? It’s just one of the mysteries of the universe, so let us never speak of it again.” He then goes on to say the angel was probably meant for luck, as a guardian angel and the bike was possibly just a piece of technology from the time.

If YHWH speaks out against witchcraft, magic, and sorcery, then why would He want a guardian angel on the back of playing cards that contain sigil magic? Secondly, the Angels in the Bible were clothed, not naked. And thirdly there is no such thing as “good luck” according to scripture because YHWH speaks against the pagan deity tied to good luck and fortune in Isaiah 65:11. The Bicycle card company shows their connection to witchcraft by producing other lines of cards titled “Arch angels” and “constellations.”

Personally, I think the naked angel riding a bike on the back of the cards represents a fallen-angel, who was stripped of his authority for leaving his first abode in heaven to go into the daughters of men as described in Genesis 6. And the bike he is riding represents him leading people who play with the cards astray and away ( Otiot pictograph is gimel) from YHWH, the bike has you “spinning your wheels” in life into a demonic path. Or it could represent riding demons into your life stripping you the believer of the Holy Spirit that dwells within you. Ephesians 4:30 says

And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of Elohim, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption.”

Elohim did not put us here to be entertained with cards, sports, movies, reality TV, because we are here to work for His Kingdom and the things of this world that you find entertaining are of this world which Satan has authority over due to the fall of Adam and Eve, which in turn qualifies for James 4:4

Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity (division) with Elohim? Whoever therefore intends to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of Elohim.”

 And if you aren’t meditating on the Word of Elohim, then this leaves people open to these demonic devices out of boredom or the need to be entertained. Most think it is innocent fun to pass the time, but we are called to be separate and kodesh (holy) and not to do as the pagans do. 1 Corinthians 10:20-21

No, but what the gentiles offer they offer to demons and not to Elohim, and I do not want you to become sharers with demons. You are not able to drink the cup of the Adon (Master) and the cup of demons, you are not able to partake of the table of the Adon and of the table of demons.”

Anything that is evil and not of YHWH will grieve the Holy Spirit that dwells within you, so let us as followers of YESHUA not do this evil thing. As always may our Father YHWH barak (bless) you all in YESHUA’s Name. And please share this with anyone who is unaware and needs to know this.

Psssst! What Satan whispers in the ears of Christians!

Written by: Damien Powell

We as followers of our Master (Adon) and Savior YESHUA must be on guard for all lies and deceptions by Satan the devil.  Revelation (Hazon) 12:9 tells us “And the great dragon was thrown out, that serpent of old, called the Devil and Satan, who leads all the world astray. He was thrown to the earth, and his messengers (angels) were thrown out with him.” In this blog I want to reveal some of the lies he has taught the world to believe to lead them astray and NOT live according to The Word of YHWH! And as I love to point out, The Word of YHWH is YESHUA (Revelation 19:13). YESHUA tells us in John 8:44-45

“You are of your father the devil, and the desires of your father you want to do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has not stood in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaks the lie, he speaks of his own, for he is a liar and the father of it. And because I speak the truth, you do not believe Me.”

So according to YESHUA we have YHWH who is our Father for those who believe and Satan for those who listen to lies of the devil. There are only two kinds of seed in this world and the original Hebrew “the Otitot” which was a pictograph language, is Nun (pronounced noon) it’s literally a picture of what the world calls swimming sperm today. It represents the heir or offspring, the good seed YESHUA or the bad seed Satan. Genesis 3:15

And I put enmity (division) between you and the woman, and between your seed (Satan) and her Seed. He (YESHUA) shall crush your head, and you shall bruise His heel.”

The wife of Haman understood the meaning of this protection from YHWH and the good seed in Esther 6:13 saying

And when Haman related to his wife Zeresh and all his loved ones all that had befallen him, his wise men and his wife Zeresh said to him. “If Mordekai, before whom you have begun to fall, is from the SEED of the Yahudim (Jews), you are not going to prevail against him but certainly fall before him.”

Psalms 112:1-2

HalleluYAH! Baruk (Blessed) is the man who reveres YHWH, who has greatly delighted in His Commands. Mighty in the earth shall be his SEED, the generation of the straight ones shall be baruk.”

Notice how the righteous seed is dependent upon the reverence of YHWH and keeping His Commands? The seed of our Elohim will be protected and be lifted up if you obey Him! Those who rebel and oppose like Satan and his messengers did are the bad seed.

And we can see that Haman was of the seed of Satan because he is described as having the exact same characteristics as him in Esther 7:6

And Esther said, “The adversary and enemy is this evil Haman.”

We know that ha’Satan literally means (the adversary) he is evil and he is our enemy who wants to wage war with the people of Elohim. As YESHUA said Satan is the father of lies and speaks what is natural to him which is lies! So why do people follow the bad seed? Satan has already been defeated with YESHUA’s atonement for us, now he just wants to take as many as he can with him, his pride makes him think he still has a chance of winning. Satan wars with the seed of the people of Elohim to this day. Revelation 12:17

And the dragon was enraged with the woman (Yisra’el), and he went to fight with the remnant of her SEED, those guarding the Commands of YHWH and possessing the witness of YESHUA ha’Mashiach.”

Ultimate deceiver!

Interestingly I wanted to write a passage from the book 1st Adam and Eve 6:6-8 which says

“If only you had not transgressed My commandment and had kept my law, and had not eaten of the fruit of the tree, near which I told you not to come! And there were fruit trees in the garden better than that one.  But the wicked Satan who continued not in his first estate, nor kept his faith; in who was no good intent towards Me, and who though I had created him, yet set Me at naught, and sought the Elohim-head, so that I hurled him down from heaven—he it is who made the tree appear pleasant in your eyes, until you ate of it, by hearkening to him. Thus have you transgressed My commandment, and therefore have I brought upon you all these sorrows.”

Satan makes something look appealing in your eyes to make you respond and walk in the flesh versus the spirit, even though YHWH strictly says do not do it. He will flash candy in your face to tempt you and try to make you take the bait. For example, he made promises of immortality seem amazing to Eve even though they were already immortal. See the deception? Satan creates a little bit of doubt by saying Pssst, hey over here! And once you open up your ear to listen to his lies instead of rebuking him like YESHUA did Mathew 4:10 “Go Satan! For it is has been written, ‘You shall worship YHWH your Elohim, and Him alone you shall serve.” Otherwise he can plant that seed of doubt in your head and make believers walk that broad path of destruction as YESHUA said in Mathew 7:13-14 “Enter in through the narrow gate! Because the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter in through it.” Because the gate is narrow and the way is hard pressed which leads to life, and there are few who find it.”

If you are NOT deeply rooted in Elohim’s Word then you are open for deception. Satan in his own way says “Ahhhhh come on! Did YHWH really mean to say that? Live a little! Enjoy yourself! Does he really expect you to keep the commandments?” His cunning ways made Adam and Eve transgress the ONE commandment He told them not to do, which gave Satan authority over this world. He hates humans and that we were created in Elohim’s image, we remind him of the ONE he rebelled against. He also hates that Adam a human was given the right to name Elohim’s creation. Psalms 8:4-9

“What is man that You remember him? And the son of man that you visit him? Yet You have made him a little less than Elohim, and have crowned him with esteem and splendor. You made him rule over the works of Your hands; You have put all under his feet, All sheep and oxen, And also the beasts of the filed, the birds of the shamayim, and the fish of the sea, Passing through the paths of the seas. O YHWH, our Adon (Master), how excellent is Your Name in all the earth!”

Satan was created before humans and feels that he should be ruling over Elohim’s creation and not man, he wants to be worshipped as elohim, so now that he has taken the earth through deception and he wants man to worship him directly or indirectly and take you with him.

Now I will list the TRUTH OF ELOHIM followed by the lie of Satan that he whispers to the ears of believers.

 

 

The TRUTH followed by the Lie:

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: In the 10 Commandments, Remember the Sabbath Day, 7th Day, to keep it Holy (Kodesh). And in Exodus 31:13 “Speak to the children of Yisra’el, saying, You must observe my Sabbaths, for it is a sign between Me and you throughout your generations, that you may know that I am YHWH you kadosh (sanctifies) you.” As discussed in an earlier broadcast The Sabbath in The Otiot is spelled (Taw, Beyt, Shin).  Which means (Those who have been separated by the world, who belong to YESHUA in His Father’s House, who have been marked with a sign.) So we see the importance of this day.

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey!The day has been changed to the 1st day of the week because YESHUA rose on that day. And besides you can worship Him on any day of the week, then I’ll inspire people to twist scripture and point to Colossians 2:16 which says “Therefore, do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a new moon celebration or a Sabbath day.” The truth to what Paul was saying is don’t let any gnostic unbeliever judge you, the believer for practicing the truth. Because they are a shadow of things to come. In other words a dress rehearsal getting ready for the return of YESHUA!

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: In Leviticus 23 “And YHWH spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Yisra’el, and say to them, ‘The Appointed Times (Moedim) of YHWH, which you are to proclaim as kodesh (holy) gatherings, MY Appointed Times, are these: They are listed as The weekly 7th Day Shabbat, Passover, Feast of Unleavened Bread, Shavout, Yom Teruah, Yom Kippur, Feast of Tabernacles, and The 8th Day Closing Assembly. The Appointed Times are YHWH’s personal days to meet with all believers who join themselves to The True Elohim of Heaven and Earth. They are also called SHABBATS and we are to celebrate them throughout our generations.

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! The law was done away with and the days found in Leviticus 23 only belong to the (Yahudim) Jews. (Even though Abraham kept The Torah before The Jews Existed in Genesis 26:5). We are celebrate his counterfeit sabbats which are Halloween (The fall festival), Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Valentine’s Day, Easter, Ground Hogs Day, etc. All which are NOT found in scripture.

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: Leviticus 18:21 “And do not give any of your offspring to pass through to Molech. And do not profane the Name of your Elohim. I am YHWH.”

·        Satan says: Pssst! Hey! Child and human sacrifices are required to gain money, power, and fame on this earth. Why do so many children go missing each year? Why do you think the musicians, actors, actresses, and powers of this world do this?

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: You are to die to self and live for the one (YESHUA) who died for you. Life is no longer about your desires, but be a light to the world. That’s what Yom Kippur teaches us that YESHUA died for us and said “Not as I will but as You will.” We are to follow His example and die to self each day and walk in spirit and not the flesh. 2 Corinthians 5:15 says “And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died for them, and was raised.”

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! “Do as thou wilt!” You only live once and life is short, so party, drink, fornicate, celebrate my pagan days, and walk in the flesh. Do whatever your heart desires because it’s fun. And doesn’t it feel good to sin? You can’t control yourself because it feels too good to you so why stop? Plus nobody sees you, so go ahead, do it! Why live your life in bondage and legalism? See the freedom that I offer! And the truth is once you give your life to YESHUA you are set free from sin, can walk in spirit and no longer do the things you don’t want to do.

THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: YESHUA said in Mathew 5:28 “But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.” All of this is sexual immorality, while watching porn you are looking at the nakedness of a woman on the screen and lusting in your heart for her as you commit the sexual immoral act. And even without a porn video a man or woman envisions a thought of the opposite sex in their heads so they can commit the sexual immoral act.  Sex outside of marriage is fornication and fornicators will not inherit the kingdom of YHWH and no sexual immorality. (Galatians 5).  Hebrews 13:4 “MARRIAGE should be honored by all, and the marriage bed kept pure, for Elohim will judge the adulterer and all the sexually immoral.”  1 Thessalonians 4:3-5 “It is Elohim’s will that you should be kadosh (sanctified): that you should avoid sexual immorality (whoring); that teach of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is kodesh and honorable, not in passionate lust like the heathen, who do not know Elohim.” Any sex outside of marriage qualifies as sexual immorality (non-married couples pre-marital sex).

·        Satan says: Pssst! Hey! Play the field and have sex with as many women or men as you can before you get married. Get it out of your system and make sure your wife-to-be is sexually compatible with you because you don’t want a boring spouse in bed. Also, being a virgin is not cool because you are a “square” and I’ll promote on TV shows and movies such as “The 40 year old virgin” making a mockery out of it. Satan also encourages watching porn and masturbating and it is sold freely everywhere. If you’re separated in a marriage you can go sleep with someone else because you’re not really married anymore. All you married couples have to do is just take your ring off and sleep with another woman, it’s not adultery if nobody knows, what she or he doesn’t know won’t hurt them right? Truth is if you are separated you are still married and bound by the law of YHWH no matter how free you thought you were.

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: Elaborating on the point above. Do not lust after woman because you have already committed adultery in your heart. Mathew 5:28 “But I say to you that everyone looking at a woman to lust for her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! It’s ok to look as long as I don’t touch. After all I am a man and that is what we do! He gets people to justify their actions when it is wrong period.

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: Through Paul says be modest in clothing and that women should be covered and not expose her body (nakedness). Only her husband should be able to see her nakedness. And some jewelry is questionable based on Genesis 35:1-4 “Why did Jacob hide the earrings along with the idols?” 1 Timothy 2:9 “Likewise, that the women dress themselves becomingly, with decency and sensibleness, not with braided hair or gold, or pearls or costly garments, but with good works, which is becoming for women undertaking worship of Elohim.”

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! It’s cool for a woman to reveal her body to the world with short skirts, daisy dukes, and shirts showing the stomach or anything showing excessive amounts of skin or the complete outline of her body showing off her curves. Satan makes them say “well this is my body and I’m not wearing it for that reason.” “A man is going to look regardless.” Truth is Satan influences the music, movie, and fashion industry and he knows how our Elohim feels about lusting, so if he can make dressing half-naked popular then he can get millions of men to gawk. I will elaborate on this in another blog in the future Elohim willing!

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: In Leviticus 19:28 you shall not cut your flesh or get tattoos. Our bodies do not belong to us because we were purchased at a price. Also, tattoos open people up to demonic spirits and demonic covenants called “blood-letting” and YHWH did not want us looking like the pagan nations around us that covered themselves with tattoos with the names of their deities. Whatever you did before you came to know YESHUA I’m sure He will forgive, but if you know Him and continue to get tattoos then that is a different story.

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! It’s cool and it’s a way to express yourself! It is body art and besides that’s under the law. Yeah people in ancient Israel tattooed the names of their pagan gods on their bodies, but that isn’t why you are doing it. You are doing it to not only express yourself, but put your deceased family member’s names on you or of your children.

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL had a two temples of worship one built by Solomon and the other by Persian King Cyrus in The Book of Ezra. A third temple is prophesied to be built.

·        Satan says: Pssst! Hey! I’ll have the temple of Ba’al built in four locations in New York, Washington DC, Dubai, and London counterfeiting YHWH. This third temple being built in Israel is for the anti-messiah and he will claim to be elohim deceiving many. (This topic is for a future blog!)

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: In Isaiah 24 the whole world is defiled because they transgressed the Torah (1st five Books of Bible) changed the Law, and broke the everlasting covenant and the world is under a curse and will be destroyed for it and only a few men will be left. Also, in Mathew 5:17-20 YESHUA said that He came did not come to abolish the Torah or prophets. Even the heavens (shamayim) are under law Job 38:33 “Do you know the laws of the heavens? Or do you apply their rule over the earth? So how is everything in the universe under law? Yet mortal man can be lawless?

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! The law is done away with and that we are free to be lawless like he is. YESHUA died for you, the work if finished because He did all the work on the execution stake, and did away with it nailed to the stake. You’re under grace and have a license to sin because “Hey, once saved always saved, right?!” Plus, a loving Elohim would not destroy His creation because he loves everyone. He the points to scripture and says just read John 3:16. Satan is banking that no one will read just 23 verses later that says in John 3:36 “He who believes in The Son possesses everlasting life, but he who DOES NOT OBEY The Son shall not see life, but the wrath of Elohim remains on him.”

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: Be selfless! like giving to the poor, looking out for the stranger/sojourner and not gleaning over the fields during the harvest, but leave what remains for the poor. 1 Corinthians 10:24 “No one should seek their own good, but the good of others.” YESHUA said in Mathew 25:37:45 “Then the righteous shall answer Him, saying Adonai (My Master), when did we see You hungry and we fed, or thirsty and gave to drink? And when did we see You a stranger and took in, or naked and clothed? And when did we see You sick, or in prison, and we came to You? And the Sovereign shall answer and say to them ‘Truly, I say to you, in so far as you did it to one of the least of these My brothers, you did it to Me.”

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! Be selfish, it is all about me and getting to the top no matter the cost. Live it up and store up treasures on earth instead of in heaven. Then look at one less fortunate and say “get a job!” The truth is if people only knew that in Proverbs 14:31 it says “He who oppresses the poor reproaches his Maker, but he who esteems Him shows favour to the needy.” And in Proverbs 17:5 “He who mocks the poor reproaches his Maker.”

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL does not reveal the exact birth date of The Messiah and Ecclesiastes 7:1 says “A name is better than precious oil, and the day of death than the day of one’s birth.”

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! It’s on December 25th no doubt! Celebrate it so I can get you to worship the false deity found in Ezekiel 8:14. While you’re at celebrate your own birthday with great pomp, because the day of birth is better than the day of death. Aren’t you scared to die?

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: Do not get involved in witchcraft, mediums, divination, sorcerers, wizards, magicians, astrologers, etc. Deuteronomy 18:10-14 “Let no one be found among you who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, or one who practices divination, or a user of magic, or one who interprets omens or a sorcerer, or one who conjures spells, or a medium, or a spiritis or one who calls up the dead. For whoever does these are an abomination to YHWH, and because of these abominations YHWH your Elohim drives them out from before you. Be perfect before YHWH your Elohim, for these nations whom you are dispossessing listen to those using magic and to diviners. But as for you, YHWH your Elohim has not appointed such for you.”

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! It is ok to read your horoscopes every morning with a cup of coffee because it’s harmless fun. Besides today is your luck day! Don’t you want to know if you are compatible with your girlfriend or boyfriend? And there is nothing wrong with fortune-telling, astrology, magicians are only for entertainment, and Ouija boards is just a board game.

·        THE ELOHIM OS ISRAEL says: March/April is the beginning of months the New Year on the Hebrew Calendar when Passover (Pesach) was instituted. Exodus 12:1 “And YHWH spoke to Moses and to Aaron in the land of Mitsrayim (Egypt), saying, “This month is the beginning of months for you, it is the first month of the year for you.

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey!  January is the beginning of months to celebrate the pagan god Janus

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL gave His SON

·        Satan has the world worshipping the SUN

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: Man is supposed to be the head, then through Paul it was confirmed of the hierarchy after the man has completely submitted to The Messiah. Genesis 3:16 “To the woman He said, “I greatly increase your sorrow and your conception-bring forth children in pain. And your desire is for your husband, and he rules over you.” Ephesians 5:21-23 “Subjecting yourselves to each other in the reverence of Elohim. Wives subject yourselves to your own husbands, as to the Adon. Because the husband is the head of the wife, as also ha”Mashiach is head of the assembly, and He is Savior of the Body.” “Husbands are to love their wives as Mashiach also loved the assembly and gave Himself for it, in order to sanctify it and cleanse it with the washing of water by the Word.” This is not saying that the husband runs around with a whip, he is just simply to be head of the house, lead, protect, provide, and teach the Word of YHWH to them. When Elohim’s order is thrown off it allows Satan to creep in and destroy things. The husband and wives have different ROLES to play to make a marriage work and not according to the way the world has perceived it.

·        Satan says: Psssst! Hey! Happy wife, happy life! Men don’t need to be men anymore, you don’t have to step up and lead, take a backseat and let the independent woman and feminist movements take on the role of a man. I’LL twist everything as I do and make people believe that the woman is a slave and the husband is running around with a whip. The word submission will make ears cringe.

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: He hates divorce and only gave it to man-kind because of the hardness of their hearts. Let no man separate what Elohim has brought together. It’s a vow before Him. Malachi 2:16 “For I hate divorce,” said YHWH Elohim of Yisra’el, “and the one who covers his garment with cruelty,” said YHWH of hosts. “So you shall guard your spirit, and not act treacherously.” And YESHUA said in Mathew 5:32 “But I say to you that whoever puts away his wife, except for the matter of whoring (sexual immorality), makes her commit adultery. And whoever marries a woman who has been put away commits adultery.”

·        Satan says: Pssst! Hey!  It’s ok to get a divorce simply because we grew apart or don’t get along. It’s also cool to be swingers and have all sorts of fun to spice up your marriages.

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL gave us natural grass eating cows and seed bearing plants, and herbs to heal us. Genesis 1:29, Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14

·        Satan has man trying to be Elohim by tampering with the DNA in food, seedless fruits and vegetables, GMO foods, herbicides, pesticides, hormones, antibiotics, and laboratory food in restaurants to increase disease and sicknesses.

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL says: Mathew 7:13-14 “Enter in through the narrow gate! Because the gate is wide and the way is broad-that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter in through it. Because the gate is narrow and the way is hard pressed which leads to life, and there are few who find it.”

·        Satan says: Pssst! Hey! We all worship the same elohim and there are thousands of different paths to reach him, even though channeling or yoga. He implemented the “coexist” movement for false peace and inspires people to say “isn’t it judgmental to think that all other religions are false and that there is only one way? What makes your way right? The Scriptures were written by a man!”

·        THE ELOHIM OF ISRAEL gave the rainbow as a promise that He would not flood the earth again in Genesis 9:12-13

·        Satan reversed it as always and says now it is used to represent homosexuality which I know YHWH hates!

The Scriptures were written by men who had the Ruach ha’Kodesh dwelling within them and speaking through them, which inspired them to write the Words from YHWH. 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “All Scripture is breathed by Elohim and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for straightening, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of Elohim might be fitted, equipped for every good work.”

How is Satan able to deceive so well?

Be he creates doubt, by giving a little bit of truth that leads you to the edge of the cliff then he pushes you off the ledge. Genesis 3:1 says

“And the serpent was more CRAFTY than any beast of the field which YHWH Elohim had made, and he said to the woman, “Is it true that Elohim has said “Do not eat of every tree of the garden?”

Then Genesis 3:4 says:

“And the serpent said to the woman, “You shall certainly not die”

See how he created doubt in Eve? Adam and Eve were not going to die to begin with. They were already going to live eternal life as long as they obey Elohim, but once they ate of the fruit, that is when death fell upon man-kind.

YESHUA even said in Mathew 10:16:

“See, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be WISE AS SERPENTS and innocent as doves.”

We have to remember that Satan was in heaven before humans were ever created and he successfully deceived 1/3 of the angels that fell with him. So this proves that he is the master of deception and that if he was able to deceive angels then he is definitely able to deceive a mere human being. Which is why we need to cling to YESHUA AND HIS WORD! And be obedient to our FATHER YHWH!

Let us stand up and fight for the ELOHIM OF ISRAEL (YHWH, YESHUA, AND THE HOLY SPIRIT)!

Did you just eat pork without knowing it? The hidden ingredients lurking in food!

Written by: Damien Powell

After the blog last week about how followers of YESHUA must observe the dietary laws found in The Torah and that there are certain foods that are not permissible for us to eat; I felt it would be appropriate to talk about pork and other abominations hidden in our foods even when we think we are following His commands. They are even hidden in cosmetics like make-up and lipstick. We as believers have to be careful what we eat because we could be eating unclean foods without even knowing it. Some examples are as follows:

1.     I want to touch on the issue that we discussed last week about staying away from meat that is sacrificed to an idol, especially when you know it has been. So when you see halal meat stamped all over the product or in a restaurant do not eat it. Everyone is familiar with the name Lucifer; however, the original Aramaic/Hebrew says this in Isaiah 14:12 “How you have fallen from the heavens, O Helel, son of the morning! You have been cut down to the ground, you who laid low the gentiles!” So it’s Helel and not Lucifer and when you look at Strong’s Concordance number 1966 the word origin halal. So one of the names of Satan is linked to the word halal, which is more proof that followers of YESHUA should stay away from such meats.

2.     Cheese! When you read the label on cheese you will notice there will be listed enzymes or rennet. Many cheeses are made with animal enzymes which are used to thicken milk during the first stages of the cheese making process. Though some cheese brands use cow enzymes, you have to do some deep research to find out which kind of enzymes your cheese brand uses. To be honest most companies that list “enzymes” instead of listing which animal it came from usually means it came from a pig source. Most pizza places for example buy cheese in bulk to make many pizzas to mass produce them and they want the most cost-effective cheese for business to make money. It will cost them a lot more to buy cheese with vegetarian or microbial enzymes. Therefore, most will opt for cheese with pig enzymes. And rennet is the inner lining of the fourth stomach of calves and other ruminants, be sure to check that it is not coming from an unclean source.

3.     Products like Doritos, Cheetos, Welches grape jelly, Dunkin donuts, crest tooth paste, McDonald’s apple pies, and gummy bears contain pig enzymes. Look out for powdered cheese flavoring on chips and store-bought macaroni with cheese which can contain casein, whey, or animal-derived enzymes and most times its pork. The Frito Lay website lists a lot of products they say does not contain pork, although they cannot guarantee that for the products they sell in other countries. I would be cautious with such products, if no other reason than the many artificial colorings and flavorings. Research has shown that many Yellow Lake dyes in food are linked to ADHD in children.

4.     Bread! Pre-made loaves of bread from the grocery store, bagels, breadsticks etc. Most bread that is purchased from the store and even bakeries, are made using a dough conditioner called L-cysteine which are certain proteins gathered from the hair and follicles of animals including pigs. Some sources say that L-cysteine contains human hair as well. Make sure you read the labels and if you are unsure call the company because they will use scientific terms to hide the names of the item used. The regulations for our food is so loose that manufacturers are allowed to manipulate terms and lead people astray. If the package said “Contains pig hair follicles” would you buy it then? The same way the word “cellulose” is another word for wood pulp.

5.     Fast food grease! Be careful that they do not fry their foods in lard, because lard comes from pork fat. Jiffy corn bread mix is unclean because it contains lard as well. Also, look out for words like collagen (skin and connective tissue) in altoids, gummy candies and Starburst. Keratin also known as (PHK) is pig hairs, feathers, hoofs, claws, horns etc.

6.     Marshmallows and Jell-O contain gelatin which comes from a pig source made from bones, cartilage, tendons, and skin of the pig.

7.     Mono and diglycerides are food additives used as an emulsifier for commercial foods. They derive it from a fatty acid called E471 produced from vegetable oils, although animal’s fats are sometimes used and cannot be completely excluded as being present in the product. This additive is found in breads, ice cream, margarine (I can’t believe it’s not butter) , some peanut butter, mission tortillas, Nestle cocoa, Country Crock, Blue bonnet, gum, shortening, whipped toppings, marshmallows, and some beverages. Be careful what you pick up and eat and if you are unsure they call the manufacturer to determine if they are using a vegetable or animal fatty acid.

8.     Some other items would be seaweed aka carrageenan. Seaweed grows on the rocks in water making it an algae and not a plant. Genesis 1:29 YHWH says we can eat any seed-bearing plant. Most companies that label foods kosher call seaweed a sea vegetable, when algae does not produce seed according to YHWH’s command. Seaweeds are also known as Kelp and is not grouped with plants, however, because it lacks the cellular complexity present in plant cells. (learner.org). Seaweed contains toxins because they help filter the water and keep it clean just like the crabs, lobsters, oysters, and other unclean sea creatures. They also contain microscopic seahorses and sea urchins within them and we know that seahorses are unclean within themselves. Also, seaweed is considered a living organism in the water and YHWH said in Leviticus 11:10 “But all that have not fins and scales in the seas and in the rivers, all that move in the waters or any living creature which is in the waters, they are an abomination to you.”

9.     A lot of red candies (Natural red 4 or E120 for example) contain a dye made from extracts of dried bodies of the Cococus cacti bugs listed as “carmine” cochineal or carminic acid. This is a scale insect with a shield like scale. These are six-legged bugs known as crawlers. And YHWH says in Leviticus 11:20 “All flying insects that creep on all fours is an abomination to you. Only these you do eat of every flying insect that creeps on all fours: those which have jointed legs above their feet with which to leap on the earth. These of them you do eat: the locust after its kind, and the destroying locust after its kind, the cricket after its kind, and the grasshopper after its kind. But all other flying insects which have four feet is an abomination to you.” These bugs become immobile when they are mature and their legs are no longer visible, so they don’t leap, they have more than four legs, and they don’t have jointed legs above their feet. They are similar to aphids they sit on the leaves of plants and the carminic acid from their bodies is boiled in ammonia which is unsafe in itself, then use the dye for your candy.

10. Even vitamins that are passed off as whole foods or natural are still synthetic. For example vitamin C is listed as absorbic acid which is actually derived from GMO corn and it’s an isolated version of Vitamin C at that. This form of Vitamin C does not contain the full spectrum of Vitamin C like rutin found in Elderberries and Apples. Other whole food supplements like “Mega foods” are fed to yeast called “cerevisiae” and put into vitamins and passed off as the real food. Real whole food vitamins will be actual freeze-dried fruits and vegetables.

11.  Look out for supplements like fish oil that contains a gelatin capsule that contains the fish inside of it. If it doesn’t specify what kind of gelatin they are using like bovine (beef) or vegetable gelatin, it is going to be pig gelatin.

12.  Sodium stearoyl lactylate is a cheap ingredient used to increase the shelf life of food products because it keeps mold away. Dough conditioning also requires this ingredient which makes gluten in bread stronger. Vegetable oils are said to be used for sodium stearoyl lactate, but the use of animal fat such as pork cannot be guaranteed. Also known as sodium stellate, sodium 2-stearoyllactylate.

13.  Majority of beer and wines use Isinglass which is a gelatin like substance collected from the bladders of freshwater fish like a Sturgeon which is used to clarify the alcohol. Other agents commonly used are egg white albumen, gelatin (pig) and casein. Make sure you look for vegan wine that uses clay or a clean fish to filter the alcohol. It is debated whether a Sturgeon is a clean or unclean fish because marine biologists save they have scales when they are younger but they fall off as they mature; therefore, they would have fins but no scales which is forbidden. This topic is for another blog though.

14.  Many canned refried beans are made with hydrogenated lard and as discussed earlier, lard comes from pigs. So definitely be careful when you go to Mexican restaurants and order refried beans because they will tell you that it contains lard and egg rolls in Chinese restaurants contain shrimp, so opt for the vegetable spring rolls. Always check the labels and if you are unsure call the company.

15.  Some foods with vanilla flavoring (vanilla substitutes) in some alcoholic beverages, puddings, ice cream, candy, and chewing gums might contain Castoreum which is a beaver anal secretion. The beaver is already not fit for a believer in YESHUA to eat, but the anal secretion should raise some eyebrows in itself.

Artificial or natural flavoring?

The FDA says that a natural flavor is one that’s derived from a spice, fruit, or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, seafood, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or fermentation products. Basically a natural flavor is one that derived from a plant or animal. So when you look on the back of a package and see natural flavoring, check to make sure if it is coming from a plant or animal source. Because if it is coming from an animal source, then what animal did they use? Was it a pig? A horse? A camel? Anything that is an abomination for us to eat? And if they used seafood, then what seafood did they use? Most times when people refer to seafood they are usually referring to the crustaceans of the ocean like shrimp, crab, lobster, oysters, scallops etc. So I would definitely check with any company before consuming these products.

As for artificial flavoring we know that is exactly what they advertise it as, artificial! It is a science project that they cooked up in a laboratory and isn’t natural to begin with. According to Daniel Gritzer a culinary directory says “Artificial? Well, for starters it has the word “artifice” and all its implied deception and trickery practically built right into it.” The root of the word is deception? Hmmmm because it is not real! As always I pray that this has been a blessing to you as you walk with YESHUA and can now stop indirectly eating abominations. Please share this with anyone who is unaware of what they are eating because this is an important topic. May YHWH barak (bless) you in YESHUA’s Name.