Thursday, July 7, 2022


Question received:
What is the Bible's symbolic meaning of pearls?

My reply:
Pearls are formed when a grain of sand gets stuck in a mollusk. That grain, irritates the mollusk, and that mollusk releases a substance in order to encapsulate the grain and quell the irritation. But this only enlarges the irritant, and so the process of encapsulation, continues. The encapsulation, then continues to enlarge.
Oysters and clams are sea creatures (Lev.11:10). When I think of that, I remember Isa.57:20, which defines the sea as representing the realm of the wicked, or those who are not a part of God's land and habitation of His spirit (Greek:"oikumene").

Oysters and clams, shut themselves tightly. They firmly entrap anything that gets into them while they are opened to feed.
Whenever I think of grains of sand, I think of the individual sons of Abraham (Gen.22:17). 
Today, that would be the unsealed (of earth) anointed (Gal.3:29; Rom.9:8; 2:28-29)
(1Cor. 15:49;  1John 3:2; John 17:22) (

We know that the "sands of the sea" are pieces of earth....
     (not yet sealed stars of the heavens -Gen.22:17; Phil.2:15; Dan.12:3), 
....who are in the clutches of, subordinate, vulnerable, and helpless before the whim of the sea (Eph.4:14; James 1:6).
If they become entrapped by a sea creature, they are no part of that sea-world that they are caught inside of, and the wicked world, hates them (John 17:15-16; 15:18).

This is just as the grain of sand is "hated" by the oyster, and the oyster sends upon that grain, defenses against the irritation which that grain of sand, initiates.
As the grain endures being the target of that oysters defenses... layers of pearl start forming. That which started out as a grain of sand, is being transformed, into a precious gem. When someone finally releases that pearl from the grasp of the oyster, it is then recognized for the precious gem it has become (Matt.13:45-46; 7:6; Rev.21:21; Matt.13:46;  1Cor. 7:23;  2Pet. 2:1; Rev.5:9).

For those of you on a phone, here is a link to the cited scriptures:

Tuesday, June 7, 2022


Question received:
What do "wings" in the Bible, symbolize?

Spiritual wings are two abilities that holy spirit gives the bearer of those wings, to ascend above the events on earth, so that they can perceive the whole picture. 
The other ability, is mobility and access, to declare what they are seeing (perceiving). 
We are helped to understand this when we read Rev.4:6,8. The four living creatures are "WATCHmen" (Matt.14:25; Isa.62:6; Rev.4:8). As we read at Rev.4:8, they have wings, covered with eyes.

Breath, wind, and air, symbolizes spirit (Eph.2:2; John 20:22; 3:8). 
After being given the ability to "fly"... to arise and to be lifted up in order to perceive and reach preaching territory; It is the spirit that lifts the winged one. It is spirit that the winged one can maneuver through. Spirit carries that one along, in order to direct them to see, perceive and understand (just as the air/wind, carries a winged bird) (Acts 8:39;  2Pet. 1:21; Rev.21:10). In these ways, spirit can work through the one given wings.

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Resurrection of Life or Judgment

Question received:
What is the resurrection of life and the resurrection of judgement (John 5:29)?

My Reply:
I hope you will read all the scriptures, because that is where we learn the answer to your question. I have linked the scriptures, to make it easier for you to read them. For those on a computer/laptop, the scriptures will pop up if you hover your cursor over them.

To be "resurrected" by definition, literally means "to stand again", to be brought back into view or reconsidered. We all "stand again" for a second judgment.
The first standing for judgment, was toward Adam and his offspring (Gen.3:17-18,19)(scriptureLINK). 
It resulted in a condemnation of all humanity, to sin and death (Rom.5:12).
Humanity's loss of spirit life was indicated when the "tree of life" was removed from the reach of Adam and his offspring (Gen.3:22-23,24) (scriptureLINK). Without access to the fruit of the Tree of Life; human existence became finite.

The basis of judgment for the second standing (re-surrection), is based upon the teachings of the second Adam, Jesus Christ.
(see 1Cor. 15:45; John 12:48; Acts 17:31; Matt.7:24; John 5:22,24,27; 6:63; Rev.22:12; Matt.25:31-32,33-34,40-41,44-46) 
   [Scripture link for those on a phone: (LINK)]
----[NOTE: the "fire" of Matt.25:41, is condemnation by the standard of God's Word 
       (*Jer.23:29; Isa.66:15-16; Heb.4:12; Rev.2:16; 19:21) (LINK)]
----[More info. for "fire": 
The essence of that teaching of the second Adam Christ, is his law of love for God and neighbor (John 15:12,17; 13:34-35) (LINK).
We either retain the original sinful father through imitation and obedience to his sinful nature, or we accept, imitate, and obey, the second Adam, Jesus Christ, as our new spiritual, "eternal father", through whom we receive eternal life (Isa.9:6; John 10:10) (LINK).

Those who reject the example and teaching of Jesus Christ, remain in spiritual darkness (1John 1:6; 2:9,11; Matt.6:23) (LINK).
Those who learn, accept, and obey him, come into spiritual light 
(Matt.4:16; John 8:12; 3:19; 12:46; Luke 1:79; Acts 26:18;  2Cor. 4:6; Eph.5:8,11;  1Pet. 2:9; Col.1:13;  1Thess. 5:5; John 1:4;  2Tim. 1:10) (LINK).

Those who stand before the throne of God and Jesus (2Cor. 5:10) to be judged, will either have spiritual life due to obedience to Christ's teaching of love (1John 3:14; John 8:51),  or they have remained under the first judgment of death (1John 3:14-15; John 3:18) (LINK).
Those who fail to access spiritual life through the gospel (John 6:68,63), remain spiritually dead. When those spiritually dead stand before the judgment of Christ's teachings, they remain under the original condemnation of sin and death, because they have failed to avail themselves of God's provision of life, which rescues those who obey Jesus, from sin and death (John 3:14-15,16-17,18-19) (LINK).
Jesus Christ brings the Tree of Life back into reach, for those who are drawn to and accept him (John 6:44; 5:40; 14:6; Rev.2:7; 22:14) (scriptureLINK)

It has recently been taught by a false prophet, that the judgment Jesus referred to at John 5:24-26,27-28,29 and Matt.25:46... is going to take place after Armageddon and during a thousand years to follow Armageddon.
---[For those of you who do not know what scripture teaches regarding the timing of the thousand years (and Christ's 'thousand year' reign) or Satan's release at the conclusion of that 'thousand years' (igniting the Great Tribulation and Armageddon), I strongly suggest a study of the scriptures contained in these posts:

When are we judged? When is our opportunity to repent, and permanently commit ourselves to God? What period of our lives are we making a name before God, as to whether we are saved and written in the Lamb's scroll of life, or abandoned to the designation of those condemned?
Is it really during a future 'thousand years' after Armageddon?
I offer you scriptures that refute that false doctrine. Please reason upon them:
2Cor. 5:17-18,19-20; 6:1-2; John 3:18; 5:24; Matt.25:44-45,46; John 5:29;  1John 3:14; Matt.25:34-35,36

Saturday, April 16, 2022

When do the Anointed 144000 Reign as Kings?

I am compelled to explain the meaning of 1Cor.4:8 once again. I will make it as simple and clear as possible, for those who are still blinded by the demonic falsehoods that have taken them captive.

Let's break it down.
1Cor.4:8 NIV begins... "Already you have all you want!"

The hearers of Paul are described as already having all they want
What they want, is referred to at Gal.5:17...
"For the flesh wants what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. 
They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not permitted to do whatever you want."

Those who live according to what their flesh wants, are spiritually dead (Rom.8:13;  1Tim. 5:6)

Next we read at 1Cor. 4:8...
"Already you have become rich!"

What sort of acquisition have Paul's hearers attained?  
Consider 1Tim. 6:17-19...
"17 Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. 18 Command them to do good, to be rich in good deeds, and to be generous and willing to share. 19 In this way they will lay up treasure for themselves as a firm foundation for the coming age, so that they may take hold of the life that is truly life."

Again we see a contrast between the flesh, and the spirit... tangible, fleshly wealth is fleeting and "uncertain"... but spiritual wealth and credit with God, results in a firm hope of a future life.

There Paul is teaching us a difference between worldly/earthly wealth, and spiritual riches/treasure in heaven (Matt.6:19-20). We must be quite sober when we consider a desire for worldly wealth and power, because the one who grants it, is the Devil (1John 2:15-17; 5:19; Luke 4:5-6).

Paul was there reflecting the words of Jesus, who also contrasted these two kinds of wealth...
"19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also."
Luke 12:15...
"Then he said to them, ‘Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.’"

Paul added; 
"6 But godliness with contentment is great gain. 7 For we brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out of it. 9 Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a trap and into many foolish and harmful desires that plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil...11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness." (1Tim. 6:6-11).
---Our conclusion regarding those being addressed at 1Cor. 4:8, is that they have greedily pursued a flesh-based, worldly wealth, sourced in a blessing by the Wicked One.

1Cor. 4:8 continues... "You have begun to reign"

Are these who have accepted worldly riches, succumbed to Satanic temptation, and have indulged the greed of their flesh... begun to reign with Christ?
If not; How have they "begun to reign"?
At Luke 4:5-6, we learn clearly, how it is that Satan provides a worldly reign to those willing to compromise to their fleshly desire.
Those who already have all that they want, who have already become rich in this world, have received a power, position, authority and reign, granted by Satan.... not one granted by the king of kings, Jesus Christ.

What about those who do choose treasures in heaven? 
What of those anointed who remain faithful and in subjection to Jesus Christ? 
When do they reign?

Rev.20:6 tells us plainly, that the 144,000 reign with Christ, during his own reign.
When does the reign of Jesus Christ, take place?
A few scriptures, establish the answer to that question.

At Luke 22:69, Jesus stated,
"From now on, the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the mighty God.’"

Fact #1: Jesus himself said that starting the first century, Jesus is "seated" at the right hand of God.

Next scripture is Psalm 110:1-2
"1 The Lord says to my lord:
Sit at my right hand
    until I make your enemies
    a footstool for your feet.’
2 The Lord will extend your mighty sceptre from Zion, saying,
    ‘Rule in the midst of your enemies!"

Fact #2While Jesus "sits" enthroned as God's right-hand man (John 16:33; Rev.3:21; Matt.26:64 NIV ), he is ruling in the midst of his enemies (Ps.110:2).
The power of his ruling "scepter", is being extended through "Zion" (Ps.110:2; Rev.14:1; 20:6).
Ps.110:2 told us, that Christ is ruling in the midst of his enemies... as they are being progressively subdued into his footstool. 
As Ps.110:1 states, 
Jesus sits at the right hand of God "until" his enemies are fully subjugated. Christ's power is exercised from Zion (Rev.14:1) as his enemies are progressively subdued 
(1Thess. 5:5; Eph.6:10-12; 5:8,11; Phil.3:18;  2Cor. 11:12-15; 6:7; 10:3-5; Luke 10:18-19; Rev.17:14)
(Rev.3:21; Eph.2:6; Rev.19:11,14)

during the time his enemies are being progressively subdued?

1Cor. 15:24-25... "25 For HE MUST REIGN UNTIL he has put all his enemies under his feet. 24 Then the end will come, when he hands over the kingdom to God the Father after he has destroyed all dominion, authority and power. "

Fact #3While God empowers Jesus and Zion to subdue the enemies of Jesus Christ... 
              (John 16:33; Rev.3:21; Eph.2:6;  2Cor. 10:3-5)
...Jesus IS REIGNING, until that is completely accomplished (1Cor. 15:25).

While those enemies are in the process of being subdued, Jesus is reigning (1Cor. 15:25).
While those enemies are in the process of being subdued, Jesus is "seated" (Rev.3:21) as God's right hand man (Ps.110:1).
Jesus has been seated at the right hand of God, since the first century (Luke 22:69).

Now that we have establish when Jesus' kingdom takes place...
       [from the first century until Satan's release from the abyss (Rev.20:6-7)]
...we have established when the 144,000 reign with him from a position on Mount Zion 
    (Rev.20:6; 14:1; Ps.110:2; Heb.12:22-23; Eph.2:6).


1Cor. 4:8 continues...
"You have begun to reign – and that without us!"

To those of us with spiritual perception, it is obvious that Paul was not addressing his hearers regarding their spirit reigning with Jesus Christ, but rather, their acceptance of a power and authority in a physical realm. That can at present, only be gained with Satan (Luke 4:5-6;  1John 2:15). 
It is not proper for faithful anointed to rule in a capacity over physical creation 
    (just as Jesus did not accept such a physical reign - John 6:15) 
UNTIL God gives it to those having been found faithful over their first royal assignment 
(Matt.25:21; Luke 19:17; Dan.7:21-22,13-14,18;  1Cor. 15:24-27).
Those who take worldly, fleshly riches, power, and authority while Satan still rules this world, do just as Paul said... they rule "without" the faithful.

1Cor. 4:8 continues...
"How I wish that you really had begun to reign so that we also might reign with you!"

Paul just finished saying that these ones were already reigning (1Cor. 4:8).
Why then, does he say that he wishes that they really had begun to reign?
Can you grasp that he is talking about two different and contrasting reigns?
The first reign is the one they had already accepted, based upon the riches and desires of this world.

The reign that Paul wishes they had truly attained, is the one under Christ (Rev.5:9-10; 17:14).
Had these errant ones attained a reign of grace and truth under Christ, they could then reign with Paul.
As Paul said, 
"How I wish that you really had begun to reign, so that we also might reign with you!"
Was Paul desiring to possess the same reign that these greedy and faithless ones had taken at the feet of Satan?
Paul was desiring that the errant ones had truly gained their heavenly throne (Eph.2:6). 
Then they would be united with Paul in serving their called and chosen position under Christ (Rev.1:5; 20:4,6).
Paul also hoped that the time had truly come for his hearers to reign with Christ for all eternity in the Kingdom of God, in which case Paul would also be reigning. (1Cor. 15:24-27; Dan.7:13-14,18,21-22; Luke 19:17,26)
Again, Paul said; "How I wish that you really had begun to reign".
Can there be anointed kings who are not really reigning, due to their failure to exercise their power and authority in Christ? (Luke 10:19)
Yes, we see an example of such unfaithful anointed, at Rev.17:12 .

We have learned that the reign of Jesus began in the first century (Luke 22:69; Ps.110:1;  1Cor.15:25).
We know that the 144,000 reign with Jesus during the subjugation of his enemies 
(Rev.20:6; Ps.110:2; Heb.12:22; Rev.14:1; Eph.6:12;  2Tim. 2:3;  2Cor. 10:3-5; Rev.17:14) which occurs before the End (1Cor.15:24-25 NIV )
We know that to share in Christ's reign and throne of grace and truth, 
   the anointed must prove themselves faithful conquerors (John 16:33; Rev.3:21;  1John 2:13-14; Luke 10:17-20).

when Paul said, 
"How I wish that you really had begun to reign, so that we also might reign with you!",
was he inferring that Jesus was not reigning? 
Was he asserting that the 144,000 were not yet able to prove victorious conquerors over the enemies of Christ, 
nor receive royal authority and power over the dark forces?
was he simply stating that these unfaithful, had not yet received their kingdom with Christ?

There is a world of difference between saying that the unfaithful have failed to really receive their divine reign (Rev.17:12),
and saying that Jesus and all his faithful have failed to attain it 
Matt.28:18; Luke 10:17-20; Rev.5:10 ASV

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Rev.5:10 and Rev.1:5-6 establish for us that the reigning as anointed kings is concurrent with serving as anointed priests.
If we can determine from scripture, when the anointed serve as priests; we can know when they also are serving as kings.
We noted before that a spiritual reign with Jesus, is not evidenced by physical riches, or worldly position. Like Jesus, that reign is manifested by an authority of truth, grace, and spirit (John 4:24; 1:14,17). 
Jesus' royal authority and power are over those who listen to him (John 18:36-37; 14:24; 8:47; Luke 6:47-48). 
So to, the royal authority and power of the kings of Jesus (Luke 10:16; Matt.10:14-15).

1Pet. 2:9 reads... "9 But you are a chosen people, a ROYAL priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light".
The Greek interlinear word translated as "royal" is:
Strong's G934 : KINGish royal 
Here is a link to the definition:

Further scriptures that prove that the 144000 serve as priests during their human lifetimes...
Rom.15:15-16;  1Pet. 2:5,9; Heb.13:15
and you can consider two deeper articles with more scriptures:

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

When do the Anointed Serve, as Priests?

Email received:
I think your interpretation of the Abomination of Desolation, might not be correct.  To sum up my thoughts, 1. I think the scriptures indicate that the anointed/elect are not serving as priests at this time.  2. They must run the race to the finish to receive the crown.  One does not finish their race until death or until Jesus coming at the end (whichever comes first).  
For certainty, only one has conquered and it is Jesus.  He is the sole King and Priest to Christians today.  3. Those "anointed" are simply due for this inheritance, should they finish the race and receive their victory crown.  

My reply:
[Readers: For more information about the "abomination of desolation"/"Disgusting thing" (Matt.24:15; Mark 13:14); there are many posts at this link: 

I can give you some scriptures/prophecies, that point to what we should expect (if we believe them), regarding your thoughts.
You said; 
"1. I think the scriptures indicate that the anointed/elect are not serving as priests at this time."

Reply #1. Although you state your belief that the scriptures indicate that the anointed are not serving in the capacity of priest at this time, you do not provide the scriptures which indicate this. Despite that, I'll provide the verses that indicate the contrary.
First, we need to establish what it means to serve as priest... what exactly are the duties? If we clarify what the priestly service is, it will be much easier to decide, whether or not it is being performed.

What service do God's anointed priests perform, when they are serving?

1Pet. 2:5,9-10
  "5 you yourselves, as living stones, a spiritual house, are being built to be a holy priesthood to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his possession, so that you may declare the praises of the one who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light. 10 Once you were not a people, but now you are God’s people"
  "21 The people I formed for myself will declare my praise."
  "15 Through him then let us continually offer up a sacrifice of praise to God
that is, the fruit of lips that acknowledge his name."
John 15:8 
  "8 My Father is glorified (praised) by this: that you produce much fruit and prove to be my disciples."
  "16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory (praise) to your Father in heaven."

From these previous verses we learn, that the spiritual sacrifices of Christ's priests, are the symbolic fruit from their lips (Heb.13:15). That fruit of lips, is teaching and light, which causes God to be praised and glorified. As Luke 6:43,45 below reveals, Jesus also defined that teaching/speech/lip, to be symbolic fruit.....

Luke 6:43-45
 "43 “A good tree doesn’t produce bad fruit; on the other hand, a bad tree doesn’t produce good fruit. 45 A good person produces good out of the good stored up in his heart. An evil person produces evil out of the evil stored up in his heart, for his mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart."
According to Jesus, the teaching is sourced in the heart."
Please read and meditate on the connection between Luke 6:43-45 above, 
and Luke 8:15; Prov.4:23 and John 4:14.
(for those on a phone, here is a link: (Cited Verses)]

the "fruit of lips", which is the spiritual sacrifice performed by the priests, 
is the teaching they do, which is sourced from what is stored up in their heart. That storehouse is either "good"/sourced in the Word of God (Luke 8:11,15; John 7:16-17)(Matt.10:20;  2Pet. 1:21) or is bad/from a different source (2Cor. 11:3-4,13-14; Gal.1:6-7; John 8:47).
So a priest can either be faithful to the teaching sourced in Christ/holy spirit,
or unfaithful to divine truth. Such is the also the difference, between true and false prophets (Jer.23:28,32,21).
[Scripture link for those on a phone: (ScriptureLINK)]

So the critical question is... Are any anointed priests, now teaching?.... sourced in the good (Bible truth) that they have stored up in their heart? (Matt.28:19-20) If they are, then their sacrifices of giving praise to God, are being performed.
It is quite evident to me that by my life's dedicated work, as well as other anointed priests working with me, that your assertion which states that the priests are not serving, is not accurate. 
That was the case, while we were being dominated by the Gentile elders (Dan.8:11-13; 9:27; 11:31; Luke 21:24; Rev.13:10; Col.2:8; Rev.11:2; 13:7), but that was our previous condition while in captive subjugation (Dan.7:21-22,11,13-14,18,25-27). That is no longer our state of being. 
[Phone readers: (Bible link)]

2. Next you said; "One does not finish their race until death... must run the race to the finish, to receive the crown."

Reply#2.  Jesus himself declares what is needed to receive the crown of life.
Rev.2:10 tells us that we need to be faithful to the point of death to receive the crown. Yet Rev.3:11 tells us that we need to prevent others from taking the crown that we have. Is this death, physical? Mark 8:35 tells us that our life is lost, due to our loyalty to Jesus and the gospel. 
John 16:2 connects this death (and those who kill), to being expelled from the congregation. That expulsion, is a sentence and designation, of spiritual death. [Phone readers: (Bible link)]
It is as Paul said...
2Cor. 4:10
  "10 We always carry around in our body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be revealed in our body."
  "5 For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we will certainly also be united with him in a resurrection like his."
  "6 But now we have been delivered from the law, having died to what we were held by, so that we should serve in the newness of the Spirit and not in the oldness of the letter."

There are many ways to be dead and to die, to be alive and to come to life (1John 3:14; Rom.8:9)...
only one way of which, is physical 
(1Tim. 5:6; Rev.3:1; Eph.2:1-2; John 5:24; James 1:12;  1John 3:14; Rom.5:17; 8:6,13,9; John 3:6; 1:12-13;  2Cor. 1:22;  1Pet. 1:23; Luke 8:11,15;  2Cor. 3:3; Luke 6:45). 
[Phone readers: (LINK)]
When you say the race must be ran to the end, does this end mean physical death?
Was Paul, physically dead, when he said the following?....
"7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith." (2Tim. 4:7)

Winning the crown is only one symbol of victorious faithfulness, and only one of the rewards. 
There are other symbols for the reward of the faithful anointed.
The tree of life (Rev.2:7)
Not being harmed by the second death (Rev.2:11)
Hidden manna and a white stone (Rev.2:17)
Authority over the nations (Rev.2:26)
Dressed in white and name written in book of life, name declared before the Father and angels (Rev.3:5)
Installed permanently as a pillar of wisdom in God's heavenly temple, serving Jesus, the Father, and New Jerusalem, forever. (Rev.3:12)
Sit on the Father's throne, with Jesus (Rev.3:21; 12:5; 2:26-27)

--Many of these rewards are put to use, even while the priests are physically alive and actively serving.
[Phone readers: (LINK)]

These rewards are given to the faithful. 
How do we prove faithful?
By obeying Christ's instruction to his anointed...
to teach (Matt.28:19-20)
to emit light (Matt.5:14-16)
to bear the fruit of lips that gives glory to God (Heb.13:15)
--- These are some of the duties of God's anointed priests (1Pet. 2:5,9). 
Woe to them if they are not found faithfully doing so, before and upon the return of Christ.
1Cor. 9:16; Matt.24:46; Rev.12:17; 3:11; 2:25 [Phone readers: (LINK)]

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3. Next you said; "Those 'anointed' are simply due for this inheritance, should they finish the race (die) and receive their victory crown (life)."

REPLY #3: Jesus gave his anointed priests, "talents" to use in his absence...
Mark 13:34
  "34 It’s like a man going away: he leaves his house and puts his servants in charge, each with their assigned task, and tells the one at the door to keep watch."

We know that when that Master arrives, his slaves will have to give an account of how they handled their assignment (Matt.25:15,19). Did they fail to keep awake (Mark 13:36)? Did they hide the gold the master entrusted them with (Matt.25:25; John 15:6)? 
Or did their faith cause them to fearlessly preach/teach (Mal.2:7; *Rom.15:15-16; 12:1;  1Pet. 2:5), 
to the praise of the Father (Matt.25:25;  2Cor. 4:13; Heb.10:38)? 
[Phone readers: (LINK)]

How then, are they to wait until after Christ's return, before serving him as priest? 
How are they to be rewarded with the crown of life, if they failed to do their assignment as priest, even in the face of expulsion and death?
Our death, is precisely because we have produced, the fruit of lips **(Rev.6:9-11; Rev.12:11; Mark 8:35)**

You speak of needing to be victorious conquerors in the face of death, and yet waiting to serve.
How are both, simultaneously possible???
How can one surrender their life for truth, if they are silent?  
[Phone readers: (LINK)]
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You may also be interested in the links to follow,

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Contributed - Paula Knapp - Abomination of Desolation

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A governing leader recently categorized those who would be written, removed, or not written, in the “book of life”. He mentioned the word, “remembrance”, saying it was found in Malachi chapter 3, but avoided reading it.

“At that time those who feared the Lord spoke to one another. The Lord took notice and listened. So a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who feared the Lord and had high regard for His name.” Mal. 3:16

Perhaps we should concentrate on the context around this scripture, which will describe the state of God’s chosen priesthood today. The anointed servants of Jesus Christ have abandoned his headship, to serve an evil slave and the slave’s idol/organization. (John 15:4;  1John 2:28; Eph.1:22-23;  1Cor. 6:15;  2Pet. 3:17) (Matt.24:48-49,50-51;  2Thess. 2:3-4; Rom.1:25; Rev.13:1-2,11-12,4) 

It is true; a JW may speak of Jesus, even claim to obey him, yet disobediently choose the words of powerful men, over the words of Jesus Christ. 
(Prov.4:1-2;  2Tim. 4:2-4;  1Tim. 4:1;  2Cor. 11:4; Matt.15:9) 
This is the case with God’s holy priesthood, the “living stones” of His Temple dwelling in Spirit. 
(1Pet. 2:5,9;  1Cor. 3:16-17; Eph.2:20-22) 
As a result, their individual “sacrifices of praise” have been silenced. 
(Num.28:6; Heb.10:11; 13:15; Dan.12:11)

The priests have willingly let go of this obligation to God, without upholding and protecting not only God’s Temple dwelling within their hearts, but to uphold and protect the truth in Jesus Christ. 
(Num.3:10;  2Chron. 23:6; 26:16-18; Ezek.44:16; Dan.8:11,12; Mal.2:7,8;  2John 1:9-11;  2Tim. 2:15) 
Someone else is telling them what to say, when to say it, and how to say it. 
(Ezek.44:8;  2Thess. 2:3,4;  1Cor. 3:16;  2Cor. 11:20; Dan 7:7; Rev.13:6) 
Their role as God’s teachers has been eliminated by counterfeit elder “priests” ‘representing the royal priesthood’. (Mal.2:7) God’s “kings of the earth” have been overcome by the deceptive power over them. (Rev.1:5) (Rev.16:13-16; 20:7-9) They are admonished to be an unobtrusive presence, and to remain scattered. (Dan.9:7; Joel 3:2; Zech.1:18-21) 
In other words, the royal priesthood has been abased and trampled down, by the organization. (Lam.2:17; 3:28-29; Dan.9:8; Joel 2:17; Dan.8:11; Luke 19:43-44;  1Cor. 7:23; Gal.1:10) 
[Of interest: “Whose is the Delicate Whispering Voice?” 

The priests are tolerating men who demand obedience to an authority that has no backing in God’s word. (Deut.27:9-10;  2Chron. 13:9; Ezek.44:15-16) They must adhere to regulations beyond scripture, spoken as coming from “Jehovah’s spirit-directed organization” (Exod.32:8; Deut.12:32; Prov.30:6; Rom.1:25; Rev.13:1-2,15)
The Pharisees were guilty of this practice, and Jesus condemned them for it. (Mark 7:9) These laws are connected to the organization’s existence, and necessary to preserve an non-Biblical, duel dominance, consisting of false prophets and their elder army. (Dan.2:33,42; Rev.9:1-4; Rev.13:11-12,14; 19:20)

Christ’s chosen priests follow in the footsteps of spiritual Harlots, false teachers/false prophets, cowering under the leadership’s “empty philosophy”. 
(Jer.2:17; 9:9; 5:31;  1Cor. 6:15-17,19; Gal.1:10; Col.2:8; Rev.13:10; Luke 21:24) 
This was predicted to occur in the last days – Christ’s “kings of the earth” became captive to “demonic expressions”. (Rev.1:5; 16:13-16; 17:1-2) 

The governing leaders’ consistent failures of understanding and applying God’s word correctly, must be excused and disregarded by all; not questioned, to preserve their unrighteous authority. (Luke 22:24-25,26-27; Matt 24:48-49,50-51) Since when has it been accepted by God to tell continuous falsehoods, and it not be considered a repetitive evil, committed by God's people? (Deut.18:20-22; Jer.23:16; Matt.7:15-17,18-20) 
The book of Malachi explains it this way –
"You have wearied the Lord with your words. Yet you ask, “How have we wearied him?” When you say, “Everyone who does what is evil is good in the Lord’s sight, and he is delighted with them, or else where is the God of justice?” (Mal 2:17)

Also recently, a governing leader stated that Russia appears to be the present “king of the north” spoken of in Dan 11:41, that “enters the land of the decoration”. He implied that this means Russia would interfere in a significant way with “the activities of God’s people”, meaning all JWs. The statement was made concerning the organization’s ban in Russia, but with the outbreak of war in Ukraine, they have intensely promoted Russia as “king of the north”. The “land of the decoration” is also referred to in other Bible translations as the “beautiful land”, the “glorious”, “promised”, “pleasant land”; all referring to the early nation of Israel, and now to God’s “Israel”, His “inhabited homeland”. (1Cor. 3:9,16; John 14:23; Eph.2:22) 
[SEE “World”/”Earth”/”HOME” -  (]

Their “king of the north” teaching clashes with their doctrine that the anointed are the locust-scorpions of Revelation 9, who bring their “stinging message” to the world. No matter how one perceives it, locusts devour land. In the book of Joel, the “northern” locust army, destroys God’s “beautiful land” (Joel 1:6; 2:3). God allowed this to happen because of their rejection of His commandments. This has a spiritual significance for our day, and ties in with the activity of the locust-scorpions of Rev.9. (Joel 1:13; 2:12-13; Dan.9:10-11; Mal.3:8-9; Rev.9:3,5) 
[SEE --“The Great Tribulation – What and Why?” -

So yes, there is a conundrum that exists with their two doctrines...
#1 - 
We've got one worldly entity apparently interfering with JW activity, as well as devouring a literal land - the Ukraine. There are approximately 129,000 JWs in Ukraine. Considering that there are supposedly 8 million worldwide, has this “king of the north” impacted JWs “in a significant way”? Only 1.6 percent of JWs have been affected by Russia’s invasion. However, the prophesy of the king of the north accurately comes against the holy priesthood, not all JWs, which reduces the percentage tremendously. If the number of partakers at last’s year’s Memorial indicates the number of anointed worldwide inside the organization, only about .26 percent of JWs are anointed, with the rough chance that there may be a handful found in the country of Ukraine, as well as Russia. What a weak show of force by Wt’s “king of the north” against Daniel’s holy people, the saints, in the last days! (Dan.10:14; 7:21,25) How will Russia find what is left of the 20,746 anointed scattered and unidentifiable, within the entire JW rank? (Lam.4:1; Luke 19:41-42,43-44)

#2 - 
We also have the anointed priesthood appearing as foreboding locust-scorpions - not as a “beautiful land”, or a “land of decoration” - but "devouring" the world where they preach with their scorpion-like stinging message, and causing apparent fear and anxiety on their listeners (Joel 2:6-7; Rev.9:5-6). How successful have they been at devouring and stinging these last two years? Has their message ever reached every country in the world? As the organization trumps up their king of the North in flaming red on their website; their doctrines are deflating, in the presence of truth. 
So, what is the truth? The locust-scorpions’ target, is the same target as the king of the north; God’s anointed priests/”kings of the earth”. (Rev.1:5; 5:9-10) 

These “kings” are the very people whose activities have been removed... the “daily sacrifices” of praise to be offered to God. (Num.28:3; Dan.8:11-12;  1Pet. 2:5; Heb.13:15) These anointed priests are those who have been “devoured” by the leadership in the organization (Jer.2:3). They must bow down to the governing leaders and *their army, the collective *"man of lawlessness”, who “sits” in the Temple of God, ruling over the “living stones” who are God’s “own possession” – His promised land 
(1Pet. 2:5,9;  1Cor. 3:16-17; Eph.2:20-22).
The elder “forces” have boldly "entered" God's "beautiful land" and dwelling/sanctuary of His Spirit. Russian leaders cannot remove daily sacrifices from a priesthood they know nothing about. (1Cor. 3:9; Ezek.44:6-7,8-9; Matt.24:15-16;  2Thess. 2:3-4; Rev.11:1,2)

King of the north” – “And forces shall be mustered by him, and they shall defile the sanctuary fortressthen they shall take away the daily sacrificesand place there the abomination of desolation.” Dan.11:31

Man of lawlessness” - “When you see ‘the abomination that causes desolation’ standing where it does not belong—let the reader understand—then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.” Mark 13:14

JWs are taught that various entities are destined to come against them before Armageddon is finished; Gog of Magog, the Wild Beast from the Sea, Russia as the king of the north (but they change this at a whim). Incredibly, the “man of lawlessness” has no role against JWs in their playbook, and yet this identity ties all the above, together. These illustrative symbolic meanings for the same event in the last days, are deliberately blamed on the world of politics, by Harlots/false prophets who have left their covenant with God. They have purposefully confused JWs, when all these titles solely point to the organization and its dual leadership. God’s promised land has been deceived by Satan’s masterwork, to wipe out the “remaining ones of the woman’s seed” ( Rev.12:12,17; Eze.21:21-22; Rev.20:7-8).

Through this deceit, they have fallen into sin and idolatry, as foretold in the scriptures. (Matt.24:24-25;  1Tim. 4:1; Jer.2:4-5; Rev.13:4). And because of this transgression, God’s Temple has been desolated, defiled by the elder body “man of lawlessness” who “represent the royal priesthood” (2Thess. 2:3-4). 
By perceiving this change of command, it should be clear how the “daily sacrifices” of God’s chosen priesthood have been eliminated by those who claim to represent them!
“Rather than challenge their authority, we truly appreciate our hardworking elders!” Wt 02/8/1 p. 13,14
[Please consider this article: “Daniel, Chapter 11, verses 31-35” -

Back to the book of Malachi. 
God rebukes the priesthood for neglecting their priestly duties. (Mal.1:6-7,10; 3:8) It speaks of a messenger coming as “Elijah”, sent by God to His priests in the last days (Mal.3:1-3; 4:4-6; Matt.17:11; Rev.11:1-3).
This messenger reveals the spiritually corruptible influence among God’s priests, and stresses the need for their repentance (Mal.3:7-9). But, do they all listen? Are they all written in the “book of remembrance” that the governing leader spoke of (Mal.1:4)? As much as we desire it, can you imagine every anointed one and all JWs, rejecting the idol and its falsehoods? (Zech.2:6-9,11; Rev.18:4-8; 14:6-9,10-12)

Under the spell of demonic expressions of the soothing promise of peace and security, God’s priests have allowed the arrogant evil slave and the man of lawlessness, to overcome them by their flood of lies. They are “drunk” on the Harlot’s wine. (Jer.6:13-15;  1Thess. 5:3; Luke 17:26-27; Rev.12:15; 17:1-3,4-5) 

It is incredible that the governing leader even dare mention Malachi chapter 3, since it describes perfectly, what the Harlot is up to (See: Mal.3:5) (

God pleads with His people to resume their spiritual offerings that have been cut off, and to repent, acknowledge, and follow His decrees in Jesus Christ. He promises to pour out His mercy upon them, leading them in the spiritual bounty of truth in His Son:
"Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the Lord Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that there will not be room enough to store it. 11 I will prevent pests from devouring your crops, and the vines in your fields will not drop their fruit before it is ripe,” says the Lord Almighty. 12 “Then all the nations will call you blessed, for yours will be a delightful land,” says the Lord Almighty." Mal 3:11-12

Yet, only those who “fear the Lord” respond to the messenger’s call whom He sends. (Zech.1:4-6; Dan.9:17-18; Mal.3:16)

Pearl Doxsey:
"That book of remembrance is the same one, as the Lamb's book of life. That book contains the names of those who through integrity and courage, have earned God's favor and spiritual protection (Rev.3:5; Phil.4:3; Isa.4:3; Rev.20:12).
That book belongs to the Lamb (Rev.13:8 NET ; Rev.21:27), because these are those to whom his blood will apply...
(John 1:29;  1Pet. 1:19; Rev.12:11; 7:14;  1Cor. 5:7)"
Please consider reading all of Pearl’s article, “Basis for Judgment” - (

“17 They will be mine,” says the Lord of Armies, “my own possession on the day I am preparing. I will have compassion on them as a man has compassion on his son who serves him.
18 So you will again see the difference between the righteous and the wicked, between one who serves God and one who does not serve him.” Mal 3:17-18

SEE: Where are the Wild Beasts? (

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