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In the Middle East, ISIS jihadists massacre Christians. Those who survive are raped and sold into slavery. It’s a blatant genocide of Christians. We successfully pressured the Obama Administration to recognize this “genocide against Christians.” Now we have an obligation to act under the Genocide Convention. We must 1) stop the genocide and 2) protect Christians. We’ve mobilized our offices on Capitol Hill and across the globe to fight back.
When a decorated soldier was told to turn a blind eye in the case of a child who was being repeatedly raped and beaten, he knew it was an order he had to refuse. Now, doing the right thing will cost him his career.
Sgt. 1st Class Charles Martland, a Green Beret, learned from a 12 year-old Afghan boy’s mother that an Afghan police commander had chained her son to his bed in order to repeatedly abuse him…all occurring on a United States military base. The commander was being trained under Sgt. Martland’s mentorship.
Join our global call-to-action by asking the United Nations to preserve religious freedom and recognize the genocide against Christians
Christians in “ISIS/Daesh” controlled areas are being murdered, beheaded, crucified, beaten, extorted, abducted, and tortured.
Cooper Union, a New York City college, removed “men” and “women” signs from all campus bathrooms earlier this week. Now, students are forced to use restrooms with members of the other sex. Women will be unable to avoid sharing a bathroom with men.
Last fall, a group of students ripped off the gender signs from doors of restrooms in denial of God-given gender distinctions. Instead of replacing the signs and standing for biological truth, the administration decided to compound the problem—they removed the gender signs from all restrooms on campus.
The American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Target after the retail giant said it would allow men to use the women’s restrooms and dressing rooms in their stores.
On its web site this week, Target announced, “[W]e welcome transgender team members and guests to use the restroom or fitting room facility that corresponds with their gender identity. …Everyone deserves to feel like they belong.”
This means a man can simply say he “feels like a woman today” and enter the women’s restroom…even if young girls or women are already in there.
I LOVE ISLAM (What Muslim-American children are being taught.)
The Mysteries of CERN and The Unknown (Video: 58:30 minutes long.)
At sundown Friday April 8, 2016 in Jerusalem the new moon was not sighted due to significant haze over Israel. There are several groups in Israel who go out each month to sight the new moon. No one reported sighting the new moon in Israel. By default, the first Biblical new Hebrew month and start of the Hebrew New Year begins at sundown on Saturday April 9, 2016.
As brother Mike Clayton says “No matter if you will be setting your Festivals by the calendar or the sighting of the moon, lets begin this year with respect for those who may see things a bit different than we do.” We are all in a rehearsal mode. In other words, we are practicing observing the Mo’edim (Appointed Times/Feasts) of Almighty Yahweh until Yeshua returns. When He returns, He will teach us all things.
PASSOVER: With the start of the Biblical Hebrew New Year at sundown on Saturday April 9, 2016, the Passover Seder will begin at sundown on Friday evening April 22, 2016 and Passover will conclude at sundown on Saturday April 23, 2016.
FIRST FRUITS: The observance of First Fruits or in the Hebrew Bikkurim begins at sundown Saturday 23, 2016 and will conclude on Sunday April 24, 2016.
UNLEAVENED BREAD: Observance of Unleavened Bread is for seven days. The first and last days of Unleavened Bread are High Holy Days and no work is to be performed on these two days. The first day of Unleavened Bread will begin at sundown on Saturday April 23, 2016 and conclude at sundown Sunday April 24, 2016. The last day of Unleavened Bread begins at sundown on Friday April 29, 2016 and it will conclude at sundown on Saturday April 30, 2016.
COUNTING OF THE OMER: Beginning on the Feast of First Fruits (Bikkurim), we begin to count 50 days. This is called the Counting of the Omer. On the fiftieth day following the Feast of First Fruits (Bikkurim) is the Feast of Pentecost (Shavuot) also known as Feast of Weeks (Leviticus 23:15-21). (Note: Pentecost is a Greek word which literally means “fiftieth”.). Shavuot (Pentecost) will begin at sundown on Saturday June 11, 2016 and it will conclude at sundown on June 12, 2016.
Let all in the Body of Yeshua give thanks to our Loving Heavenly Father for His Appointed Times that we may observe His Feasts. By doing so, we are showing/demonstrating by our “actions” that we truly love Him the way He has given His children to show Him that they love Him.
May Yahweh bless each and everyone of you who have already observed Passover and those who will be observing Passover.
To our loving Heavenly Father be the Praise, Honor, Glory and Power for ever and ever, Amein!
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*Days of Baal and Days of Elijah
*Arch from Temple of Baal in NYC has been cancelled
*Palestinians pushing UN Draft resolution on Israeli settlements
*Slated for a vote on Passover weekend: “Counterfeit Covenant”
*Is Obama planning revenge on Netanyahu with UN vote on Palestinian state this fall?
*Passover sacrifice to be re-enacted in front of Temple Mount next week
*GOP insiders invoke Jim Crow style discrimination to stop Trump voters in Colorado
*Trump: Colorado a “fix”: We have a rigged system
*Close in scripture/prayer: Amos 9: 8-15
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Romans 8:7 “Because the carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, nor indeed can be.” (New King James Version)
The carnal mind is hostile to God and subsequently to one’s neighbor. Because Satan’s spirit is hostile to law, all who bear his image are hostile to law, breaking laws, taking advantage of each other. They are self-centered just like Satan, interested only in the protection and the increase of themselves.
Here is the basic drive of that spirit, its heart and core: overweening pride. Remember, Satan is “the king of pride.” Overweening pride reveals itself in hostility, animosity, hatred, malice, deceit, anger, cunning, competition, resentment, bitterness, self-pity, and intellectual vanity. Every one of these attributes divides people against each other.
Consider how that spirit divided the Jews from Jesus. That spirit eventually led them to divide to the ultimate: They murdered Him. They took His life, defending themselves from the truth that He was preaching to them. The animosity, the hostility to God has never been shown more clearly in the Jews’ relationship with Jesus Christ. What God tells us is we have the same spirit as those people. We have been marked.
This is only a partial list of this mark, a partial list of the spirit that emanates from Satan. All we have to do to add to the list is to think of those attitudes that drove Satan to persuade one-third of the angels, organize them, and then lead them into war against God, and we will discover the elements of that spirit emanating from the Beast and marking men.
Have we ever felt any of these attitudes toward some of our brethren in the church? Perhaps so strong that we do not want to be around them, so we do what we can to divide from them because they actually become repulsive to us? We become convinced that they are evil, unconverted, that we cannot control them so that they will do or be what we want them to do or be. When this happens, the mark—the spirit of this world—worldliness—might just be gaining the upper hand in our lives.
John W. Ritenbaugh
To learn more, see: The Spiritual Mark of the Beast
The Design of Scripture by Brad Scott
The Number Four – Creation and the World
All of the numbers used in scripture have some variety in their meaning. However, every number has a common theme that runs through each one. The number ‘four’ is no exception. This number is overwhelmingly seen in the material creation and the expression of God’s purpose in the world or on the earth. We first see this in the 4th word in the beginning, the aleph-tav. The fourth word in the book of B’reshith [Genesis] is not translated into the English. In the Hebrew it is simply the first and last letters of the Hebrew aleph-bet. It appears hundreds of times in the Tenakh [Old Testament] as a grammatical form called the sign of the direct object. But when it is used as a distinct part of Hebrew grammar it is seen followed by a maqqef, or what would be called a hyphen in the English. It is only seen a hand full of times as standing alone. At any rate, it still points to the creation as being the direct object of the Creator, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End, the Alpha and the Omega. The fourth word speaks of the creation and the Creator who accomplished this by His Word. All that was needed to restore the creation in the next 20 verses was created in the first verse. This is why there is no mention of creating from verse one through verse twenty-one.
On the first day we see YHVH restoring by four means: He said, He saw, He divided and He called. On the second day we see YHVH restoring His creation by four means: He said, He made, He divided, He called. On the fourth day we see YHVH restoring the earth by four means: He said, He made, He set, and He saw. On the seventh day we see our Creator giving His creation the pattern for Shabbat by ending, resting, blessing, and sanctifying. He does these four things on four of the seven days. On the fourth day the material creation is complete or tov. Our Creator shows us His creation through the number four from the very beginning. Man can now look out his window from the four walls of his house and see the divine stamp of four in most of what he sees. He sees his day divided into morning, afternoon, evening and night. He sees four directions on his compass, four elements in his world: earth, air, fire, and water. He experiences four seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter, unless he lives in Miami or Phoenix. At night, he sees four phases of the moon. He reads all manner of literature testifying of the four winds and the four corners of the earth, and from the garden of Eden he sees four rivers encompassing the earth. We read in the beginning that there are lights in the firmament to be for signs, seasons, days, and years for the earth. This is to be God’s calendar that man cannot manipulate or conveniently place into dispensations. After the flood, we learn that the population of the world will be accomplished by four men: Noach, Shem, Ham and Yapheth, with a little help from four wives. As we count the years we see that the Word of God made flesh was to come in the 4th millenium.
The first command to the creation was to multiply or increase. Here we begin to see the root meaning of the Hebrew word for four, ‘areva’ah. It’s verbal root is rava’, which means to breed or increase. Coincidence? One of it’s major cognates is ravah, which means ‘much’ or to multiply. Can you see YHVH’s handiwork in all this? Ravah is where we get the word ‘Rabbi’. A rabbi is one who is a teacher of ‘much’ skill and ‘increased’ learning. So, from the beginning we see the stamp of four (‘areva’ah) in the first commands to His creation.
The Hebrew letter that is represented by the number four is dalet, with it’s root being dalah. Dalet means a door, or the way to enter. We are told by Messiah, in context with the ‘new birth’ or the ‘new creature’, that heavenly things are comprehended by trusting in the earthly things. Through the creation and God’s commands to His creation we are given pictures of heavenly, eternal realities. Mankind from the beginning could not be redeemed outside of the Messiah, for He is the only way, the only door (dalet). This is pictured in the kinsman-redeemer. The deliverer had to come into the world and take upon flesh. The holy ones of the Tenakh [Old Testament] had been waiting in sheol until the death of the testator, in order to receive their inheritance. Believers today share that same inheritance.
Ivrim [Hebrews] 9:15
“And for this cause He is the mediator of the new covenant, that by means of death, for the redemption of the transgressions that were under the first testament, they who are called might receive the promise of eternal inheritance.”
Our inheritance with the saints could only be accomplished when that which was heavenly took upon flesh (became part of the creation) to redeem His creation. The number four or dalet, the door, is seen in the Messiah, who came into the WORLD as part of the CREATION, in order to redeem His creation.
Below is a small sample of the use of the number four in scripture.
- 4 gospels record the events of the Messiah on the earth.
- Each gospel pictures the Messiah from Yechezk’el’s [Ezekiel’s] 4 living creatures with 4 faces and 4 wings
- The children of Israel were camped around the Tabernacle in 4 camps
- The book of Dani’el records 4 kingdoms to rule the world: Babylon, Persian, Greece and Rome, represented by 4 beasts
- The human creation is called kindreds, tongues, peoples, and nations: Hitgalut [Revelation] 5:9, 7:9, 10:11, 17:15; B’reshith [Genesis] 10:5,20,31.
- 4 judgments on the world: war, famine, pestilence, and earthquakes: Mattityahu [Matthew] 24:6-7
- Nebuchadnezzars image of gold, silver, bronze, iron – iron/clay
- 4 horsemen bring terror and death to the world: Hitgalut [Revelation] 6:1-8
- 4 soils of the world: Mattityahu [Matthew] 13:3-8
- Elect to be gathered from the 4 winds: Mattityahu [Matthew] 24:31
- 4 sides of the brazen altar with 4 horns: Sh’mot [Exodus] 27:1-2
- 4 outer coverings of the Tabernacle: fine linen, goat’s hair, ram’s skin, and badger skins: Sh’mot [Exodus] 26:1-6
- 4 rows of stones in the breastplate of the high priest: Sh’mot [Exodus] 28:17-21
- 4 pillars with 4 sockets in the entrance to the Tabernacle gate: Sh’mot [Exodus] 27:16
- 3 metals plus wood in the making of the Tabernacle: Sh’mot [Exodus] 25:3
- 4 sore judgments of Yechezk’el [Ezekiel] 14:21
- 4 kinds of flesh: 1 Corinthians 15:39
- 4 kinds of glories: 1 Corinthians 15:40-41
- Iyov’s [Job’s] 4 comforters
- There were actually 4 in the fiery furnace in Dani’el
- The gematria of the world’s oldest city Damascus is 444
- 4 animals for sacrifice: bullock, goat, lamb, and turtledoves
- New Jerusalem is to be 4 square: Hitgalut [Revelation] 21:6
- 4 principle names of Lucifer cast down to earth: Dragon, the old serpent, devil, and satan
- 4 women of Yahshua’s [Jesus’s] genealogy: Tamar, Rahav [Rehab], Ruth and the wife of Uriah (Bathsheba)
And of course we must mention that the most revealing use of the number four is in the moronic, WORLDLY game of golf, in which too many of God’s CREATURES, just before popping the golfer ahead of them in the head, yell ‘FORE!’
Shalom Alecheim [peace to you]!
Annual Torah Cycle for 2015-2016 (This is a downloadable PDF file.)
Torah reading for Passover: Exodus 12:21-51; Numbers 28:16-25.
Haftarah reading for Passover: Joshua 3:5-7; Joshua 5:2—6:1, 27.
Brit Chadashah [New Testament] reading for Passover: Matthew 16:13-28; Mark 8:27-38, 9:9-13; Luke 9:18-27; John 3:1-21; 1 Corinthians 5:1-8.
Women in the Bible: Dorcas, Christian woman
Corporate Logos are Ancient Pagan Symbols – Do You Really Understand Who Controls The World? (Video: 1:42:16 minutes long.)
“It is Better to be Divided by TRUTH than United with ERROR.”
It is my hope that all receiving this Headline News Brief will have a refreshing and blessed day and coming weekend.
Yahweh help us daily that we may be counted worthy to be protected from the enemy. Hide us under Your Protective Wings.
Eddie Rogers, Minister
One Crying In The Wilderness!