“…Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The Lord God of your fathers, the God of Abraham,

the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob, hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever,

Exodus 3:15

 

 

THE LAWKEEPERS’ MONTHLY JOURNAL

 

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2010

 

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May Our Most Merciful GOD

of

Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob/Israel

Continue to open the eyes of the "Dry Bones"

In preparation for our RETURN to our heritage

To serve and worship HIM in ways, whereby,

HE will finally be pleased with HIS Covenant People!

(Ezekiel 37th Chapter)

 

 

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"O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches,

and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come." 

 

OUR GOD BLESS US

AND REMEMBER HIS COVENANT WITH

ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB!

 

 

“I am the LORD your God, which brought you out of the land of Egypt,

to be your God:

I am the LORD your God.”

Numbers 15:41

 

Can a woman forget her sucking child,

that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb?

yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.

Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands;

 

“…thy walls are continually before me. Thy children shall make haste;

thy destroyers and they that made thee waste shall go forth of thee.

Isaiah 49:15 - 17

 

Thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I will lift up mine hand to the Gentiles,

and set up my standard to the people: and they shall bring thy sons in their arms,

and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.

Isaiah 49:22

 

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<>ALL MONTHLY EDITIONS ARE A TRIBUTE<> 

 

TO 

 

<>THE CREATOR GOD OF ISRAEL<>

<>TAKING BACK HIS UNIVERSE<>

 

AND

 

<>MANIFESTING THE SECOND GREAT EXODUS<>

 

OF

 

<>THE SEED OF THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL<>

 

FOR

 

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LORD GOD of ISRAEL,

"I will declare thy name unto my brethren:

in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.

Ye that fear the LORD, praise him; all ye the seed of Jacob,

glorify him; and fear him, all ye the seed of Israel."

Psalm 22:22,23

 

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 Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that they shall no more say,

The LORD liveth, which brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt; 

But, The LORD liveth, which brought up and which led the seed of the house of Israel

out of the north country, and from all countries whither I had driven them;

and they shall dwell in their own land.

Jeremiah 23:7,8

 

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Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel,

the LORD God of your fathers,

<>the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob,<>

hath sent me unto you:

<>this is my name for ever,<>

<>and this is my memorial unto all generations. <>  

Exodus 3:15

 

Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD;

I do not this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for mine holy name's sake, which ye have profaned among the heathen, whither ye went. 

And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the heathen,

which ye have profaned in the midst of them;

and the heathen shall know

that I am the LORD, saith the Lord GOD,

when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.

Ezekiel 36:22,23

 

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“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again

the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left,

from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush,

and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from

the islands of the sea.  And he shall set up an ensign for the nations,

and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together

the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.”

Isaiah 11:11,12

 

“Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that it shall no more be said,

The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt; 

But, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north,

and from all the lands whither he had driven them:

and I will bring them again into their land that I gave unto their fathers.”

Jeremiah 16:14,15

 

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ESTABLISHED FOR

 

THE RECOGNITION, EXALTATION, AND PRAISE OF

 

THE MOST HIGH GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB

 

AND HIS EVERLASTING BOOK OF THE LAW

 

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“Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness,

and thy law is the truth. Thou art near, O LORD;

and all thy commandments are truth  Concerning thy testimonies,

I have known of old that thou hast founded them for ever

Thy word is true from the beginning:

and every one of thy righteous judgments endureth for ever.”

Psalm 119:142,151,152,160

 

“Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger,

as for one of your own country:

for I am the LORD your God.”

Leviticus 24:22

 

“For what nation is there so great, who hath God so nigh unto them,

as the LORD our God is in all things that we call upon him for?

And what nation is there so great, that hath statutes and judgments

so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?”

Deuteronomy 4:7,8

 

“Thus saith the LORD; Cursed be the man that trusteth in man,

and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the LORD.”

Jeremiah 17:5

 

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“The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness’ sake;

he will magnify the law, and make it honourable.”

Isaiah 42:21

 

“Now these are the commandments, the statutes, and the judgments,

which the Lord your God commanded to teach you, that ye might

do them in the land whither ye go to possess it: 

That thou mightest fear the Lord thy God,

to keep all his statutes and his commandments,

which I command thee, thou, and thy sons and thy son’s son,

all the days of thy life; and that thy days may be prolonged. 

Hear therefore, Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with thee,

and that ye may increase mightily,

as the Lord God of thy fathers hath promised thee,

in the land that floweth with milk and honey.”

Deuteronomy 6:1 - 3

 

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“O Earth, Earth, Earth,

HEAR the WORD of the LORD.” 

Jeremiah 22:29

 

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THE<>TRUE<>AND<>LIVING<>GOD!

 

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EXALTATIONS OF THE MOST HIGH GOD THAT CREATED THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH: 

 

He that is our God is the God of salvation;

and unto GOD the Lord belong the issues from death.

 

But God shall wound the head of his enemies,

and the hairy scalp of such an one as goeth on still in his trespasses.

 

The Lord said, I will bring again from Bashan,

I will bring my people again from the depths of the sea:

Psalm 68:20 – 22

 

Bless ye God in the congregations, even the Lord, from the fountain of Israel.

 

There is little Benjamin withtheir ruler, the princes of Judah and their council,

the princes of Zebulun, and the princes of Naphtali.

 

Thy God hath commanded thy strength:

strengthen, O God, that which thou hast wrought for us.

 

Because of thy temple at Jerusalem shall kings bring presents unto thee.

Psalm 68:26 - 29

 

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A MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE LAWKEEPERS, CO.:

 

 

ALL PRAISES BE TO THE MOST HIGH YIHOVAH,

ELOHIM OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB

PRAISE HIS HOLY NAME

FOR HE IS WORTHY TO BE PRAISED!!!

 

Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God [is] one LORD:

(Deuteronomy 6:4)

 

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PSALMS 119 IS THE HEBREW ALPHABET

 

 

The 119th Psalm consists of 176 verses grouped in 22 stanzas comprised of 8 lines. This is a great way to read scripture and maybe even learn Hebrew on your own.  The first two stanzas of Psalm 119 are presented below each stanza begins with a letter of the Hebrew alphabet as follows:

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1.   Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord.

2.   Blessed are they that keep his testimonies, and that seek him with the whole heart.

3.   They also do no iniquity: they walk in his ways.

4.   Thou hast commanded us to keep thy precepts diligently.

5.   O that my ways were directed to keep thy statutes!

6.   Then shall I not be ashamed, when I have respect unto all thy commandments.

7.   I will praise thee with uprightness of heart, when I shall have learned thy righteous judgments.

8.   I will keep thy statutes: O forsake me not utterly.

 

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9.   Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.

10.  With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments.

11.  Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.

12.  Blessed art thou, O Lord: teach me thy statutes.

13.  With my lips have I declared all the judgments of thy mouth.

14.  I have rejoiced in the way of thy testimonies, as much as in all riches.

15.  I will meditate in thy precepts, and have respect unto thy ways.

16.  I will delight myself in thy statutes: I will not forget thy word.

 

Psalm119:1-2

Rosh Chodesh !!!

 

ALL PRAISES BE TO THE MOST HIGH YIHOVAH,

ELOHIM OF ABRAHAM, ISSAC, AND JACOB!

PRAISE HIS HOLY NAME

FOR HE IS WORTHY TO BE PRAISED!!!

 

Halleluyah!!  Halleluyah!!  Halleluyah!!

 

Shalom and Shalom,

Yehudah ben Yacob,

President

The LawKeepers Co.

 

 

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Tribute to the New Moon Revised:

 

The service of this solar/lunar calendar of TORAH READINGS is by definition using the “LIGHTS” of the sun and moon, according to Genesis 1:14, to number the “days” of each month.  And the dark phases of the moon cooperatively and conveniently provide a break between the months.  If there were no dark phases of the moon, we would have a tough time determining when one month ended and when another would begin.  Hence, because the Commandment is to use the “Lights” in the Heavens for “Signs” for seasons, days, and years, the New Moon Crescent is what provides us with our first lights of each new month and these lights continue waxing and waning until they are diminished to the dark phases.  And then in two to three days, the New Moon Crescent reappears again starting the First Day of another new month.

 

Realizing that even some Israelites use the dark phase of the moon to call the new month, I would like to add one obvious fact.  By definition, there can only be a “New Moon,” per se, after the dark phase interval and when the New Moon Crescent reappears, thus, we understand the concept of having a New moon. 

 

If the dark phase of the moon begins the First Day of the month, then when the New Moon Crescent is “Sighted” that could approximately be as far into the month as the Fourth Day, i.e., the appearance of the “Light” in the Heavens could possibly fall on the Fourth Day.  It makes no sense to start to count the first dark phase of the moon as being the First Day of the month, as this process disregards the use of the “Light” in the Heavens to determine our “days,” as we are Commanded to do in Genesis 1:14.  Consider what King David said in I Samuel 20:24:  “…when the New Moon was come…”  He had to be speaking about the New Moon Crescent, as we are unable to “Sight” the appearance of the dark phase or rather see it “come.”  

 

It’s the absence of seeing the moon for forty-eight or more hours that enables us to identify the approaching Crescent “Sign” in the Heavens (mentioned in Genesis 1:14) that recognizes the moon as being “New.”    And upon “Sighting” this “New” Crescent” we distinguish it as being the “New Moon” and the time of the New Month, as well.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  The Hebrew New Year is also determined by the “LIGHTS” in the Heavens and not by the “sighting of barley,” as some Black Hebrew Israelites and European “Jews” advocate. 

 

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“For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make,

shall remain before me, saith the LORD,

so shall your seed and your name remain.

 

“And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another,

and from one sabbath to another,

shall all flesh come to worship before me,

saith the LORD.”

Isaiah 66:22,23

 

<<<PLEASE TAKE PART IN THE NEW MOON WATCH>>>

 

<<<For The First Day of the “HEBREW” Month>>>

 

And if it’s not the evening of GOD’s Holy Seventh Day Sabbath of

COMPLETE REST or other Holy Day,

please report your evidence (day, date, and time) to:

thelawkeepers@yahoogroups.com

 

START THE NEW MOON WATCH ON THE EVENINGS OF

 

<<< JUNE 13,14,15, 2010 >>>

 

BY LOOKING IN THE “WEST” JUST ABOVE THE HORIZON.

 

“He appointed the moon for seasons…”

Psalm 104:19

 

The first “Sign” in the Heavens to provide the start of days, years and “seasons” can only begin with the “Sighting” of the New Moon Crescent - that which we can “see” in order for it to serve as a “Sign” and enable us to begin counting our days and months.   Just imagine not being able to “see” the moon at all.  How then could it be appointed for a “Sign” or for “seasons”?

 

“The natural thought might be that the moon is like a living being.  It is born, grows, reaches maximum size, then fades and dies, going through all these stages in one month.  Even today, we still talk of the thin crescent in the western sky as a new moon and the thin crescent in the eastern sky a month later as the old moon.  Half way between is the full moon.  As I explained earlier, this cycle of phases of the moon established the month as a unit of time, and the first calendars were based on this.”   ISAAC ASIMOV’S GUIDE TO EARTH AND SPACE, pages 79 and 80

 

In that the King of Israel is supposed to be a “Righteous Judge” (II Chronicles 1:11), it stands to reason that he is also supposed to be a “Righteous Role Model.”  Thus, if the King that GOD appoints over Israel observes a “feast” on the day of the New Moon, then wisdom tells the Nation of Israel to do likewise.  King Saul and the anointed David observed this service (I Samuel 20th Chapter).

 

To their and our hurt our forefathers worshipped all manner of symbols:  the sun, moon, stars, and images of gold and silver.  To observe the “Sign” in the heavens as being the New Moon “Sighting” is NOT worshipping the moon, but rather it is doing as we are COMMANDED in Genesis 1:14:

 

“And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years:”

 

Some people feel that the moon has no “light,” but according to GOD’s WORD to HIS Prophets, it most certainly does:  Isaiah 13:10; Isaiah 30:26; Jeremiah 31:35; Ezekiel 32:7. 

 

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“Sing aloud unto God our strength:  make a joyful noise unto the God of Jacob.

“Take a psalm, and bring hither the timbrel, the pleasant harp with the psaltery.

“Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed,

on our solemn feast day.

“For this was a statute for Israel, and a law of the God of Jacob.”  

Psalm 81:1 – 4

 

(A Psalm of Asaph, the Seer –

one who should be well informed about GOD’s Ways)

 

“Also in the day of your gladness, and in your solemn days, and in the beginnings of your months, ye shall blow with the trumpets over your burnt offerings,

and over the sacrifices of your peace offerings; that they may be to you for a memorial before your God:  I am the LORD your God.”  

Numbers 10:10

 

Contrary to the belief of some Israelites, the moon does indeed shine!  Even if the Moon shines with the aid of the sun, i.e., reflects the light of the sun, IT STILL SHINES!  And the fact that Scripture attests to this fact, is what’s important:  Isaiah 60:19; Jeremiah 31:35; and Ezekiel 32:7.  Therefore, Genesis 1:14 is proof enough that we must use the shining New Moon Crescents as “…SIGNS, AND FOR SEASONS, AND FOR DAYS, AND FOR YEARS:”  

 

Some Israelites, along with White Jews, use the dark phase of the moon to determine the start of a new month.  If the dark phase of the moon lasts for “2-3 days,” then which of these days is supposed to be the distinguishing “Sign” that determines the First Day of the month?  Or do we just arbitrarily select either/or depending on the imaginations of our hearts?  

 

On the contrary, with the use of the sighted “Sign” of the New Moon Crescent in the Heavens we eliminate any confusion as to which day IS the First Day of the month. 

 

“So David hid himself in the field: and WHEN THE NEW MOON WAS COME, the king sat him down to eat meat.”   I Samuel 20:24

 

At the time of the dark phases of the moon (generally 2-3 days), as previously written, there is no “moon” in SIGHT.  Therefore, I Samuel 20:24 sheds more light on Genesis 1:14.  “WHEN THE NEW MOON WAS COME,” is clearly telling readers that this is a reference to a visible “Moon Crescent Sighting”  - the light in the firmament…i.e., the “Sign” for (lunar) days.  Thus, if we are to count all the lunar days (29.5) in a month, it only makes sense to start counting from the New Moon Crescent “when the New Moon was come” and NOT from the dark phases at the end of the month, which do not emit any “sign” or “light” in the heavens.

 

The only problem that presents itself when using the “New Moon Sighting” to call the First Day of the month is cloud coverage, as this prevents the ability to see the New Moon Crescent.   Nonetheless, when “Sighted,” one can easily distinguish the New Moon Crescent from all the other phases due to its thin sliver and its low position in the heavens.  And the reason is that no two days or rather phases of the visible moon are alike.  Hence, to use the New Moon Crescent as the “Sign” in the heavens, as we are COMMANDED to do for our seasons, days, and years, negates the belief that the “commandment was given to the luminaries.”  The “luminaries” fulfill GOD’s Commandments:  the sun shines and the moon orbits the Earth.  They have no need to determine seasons, days, and years.  Hence, our New Moons are obviously of more spiritual significance to the Nation of Israel than we are aware.  And for sure, the TRUTH concerning them are in GOD’s WORD to HIS Prophets/Seers - not the White Jews or other Gentiles.  All we need do is use wisdom, discern what’s written in Scripture, accept it, and act accordingly!

 

“Then Solomon offered burnt offerings unto the LORD on the altar of the LORD, which he had built before the porch,

 

“Even after a certain rate every day, offering according to the commandment of Moses, on the sabbaths, and on the new moons, and on the solemn feasts, three times in the year, even in the feast of unleavened bread, and in the feast of weeks, and in the feast of tabernacles.” II Chronicles 8:12,13

 

Unless there is an emergency, please try not to buy or sell on this day.  Conduct all financial and business transactions prior to the day of the New Moon.  Interesting enough, II Kings 4:23,24 constitutes the New Moon as being a day to seek “the man of God.”  Although the New Moon is NOT a Day of Rest, Our GOD did set it aside for recognition:

 

“Blow up the trumpet in the new moon, in the time appointed, on our solemn feast day.”   Psalm 81:3

 

“And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one Sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.”   Isaiah 66:23

 

“…When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn?…   Amos 8:5

 

Probably, the Scripture that most determines and clarifies the fact that our New Moons are Feast Days is Ezekiel 45:17:

 

“And it shall be the prince’s part to give burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and drink offerings, in the feasts, and in the NEW MOONS, and in the Sabbaths, in ALL SOLEMNITIES of the house of Israel:  he shall prepare the sin offering, and the meat offering, and the burnt offering, and the peace offerings, to make reconciliation for the HOUSE OF ISRAEL.”   (Caps. are mine.)

 

Unequivocally, our New Moons are included in these “SOLEMNITIES” mentioned in Ezekiel 45:17.

 

“Likewise the people of the land shall worship at the door of this gate before the LORD in the Sabbaths [Feasts – NOT 7th Day Sabbaths*] and in the NEW MOONS.”   Ezekiel 46:3   (Brackets are mine.)

 

Thereby, this verse justifies the First Day of each month being our “Feast” Day.  It should be realized that the Feast Days that Our GOD selected (Leviticus 23rd Chapter) are “Holy Convocations,” i.e., on these days we cannot do any work.  However, because King Saul observed the New Moon as a Feast Day, we have every reason to do so, as well.   We also have learned that our forefathers traveled to the Temple to worship the Holy ONE on the New Moon (II Kings 4:23; Ezekiel 45:17; and Ezekiel 46:1), and when HE has HIS Temple rebuilt, then we will again be able to resume this service and worship.

 

When we return to our heritage and worship YIHOVAH according to HIS Ways, then we can establish our own “Calendar of the Universe,” whereby, the days of the New Moon and all GOD’s Holy Days will be recognized by the whole entire World.  And I am sure that it will be the desire of the Righteous Remnant and ALL the world to make a Feast to the Most High GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob/Israel every First Day of the Month. 

 

ALSO, I believe that if Lot (Genesis 19:3) and Abraham (Genesis 21:8) can proclaim “Feasts,” then there is no stipulation for NOT establishing Feast Days, as we so desire.  Therefore, to proclaim a feast to EXALT the Holy ONE of Israel on the First Day of each month is quite acceptable - given the Scripture (above) regarding worshipping Our LORD GOD of ISRAEL, Our SAVIOR, on the New Moons.  We should know that throughout the Tanakh Hebrew Israelites called for “feasts” for various occasions.  Therefore, we are within our rights to observe a Feast every New Moon to Our GOD, the GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob/Israel.   And those of us who love this WONDERFUL GOD and who choose HIM to EXALT HIM for being the ONLY LORD and SAVIOR can be at liberty to use the day of the New Moon to show forth HIS PRAISE in a “feast” and worship HIM in Jerusalem FOREVER. 

 

“And Solomon awoke; and, behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and offered up burnt offerings, and offered peace offerings, and [he] made a feast to all his servants.”

I Kings 3:15

 

*Leviticus 23:24,39 (Sabbaths of Feasts)

 

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A Tribute to GOD’s “HOLY” Seventh Day Sabbath of Complete REST - HIS WEEKLY ANNIVERSARY OBSERVANCE and SIGN between HIM and Israelites for HIS CREATION of the Heavens and the Earth:

 

“Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath,

to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant.

It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever:

for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth,

and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.”  

Exodus 31:17,18

 

Since we know for a fact that GOD’s Holy Seventh Day Sabbath is a “Sign” between HIM and Israel, why take any chance to profane it?  Every passage about the Holy Sabbath of COMPLETE Rest stands strong in support of GOD’s Commandment to abide in our places on the Seventh Day (Exodus 16:29) – ever last one of them – including the passage in Jeremiah where we are Commanded to “Take heed to yourselves, and bear no burden on the Sabbath day, nor bring it in by the gates of Jerusalem;”  Jeremiah 17:21   (Please read verses 21 to 27.)

 

Perhaps the wise thing to do would be to define the word “burden.”  But more importantly, we need to determine whether or not Exodus 16:29 is a Commandment or not.  And if it is determined to be one, then we should Fear the GOD of Israel and be obedient to what HE has Commanded of us.

 

“But the LORD, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt with great power

and a stretched out arm, him shall ye fear, and him shall ye worship,

and to him shall ye do sacrifice.  And the statutes, and the ordinances, and the law,

and the commandment, which he wrote for you,

he shall observe to do for ever more;

and ye shall not fear other gods.”

II Kings 17:36,37

 

Why must we debate that which is clearly written for us to do and for very good reason, if we will only consider and think about it?  The Holy ONE wants us to be first to observe HIS weekly Anniversary of Creation, which is to keep HIS Holy Seventh day at REST, as HE did, in order that we might be REFRESHED!  

 

“REMEMBER THE SABBATH DAY, TO KEEP IT HOLY”

Exodus 20:8

 

 

“See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day.”   Exodus 16:29

 

“And Moses gathered all the congregation of the children of Israel together, and said unto them, These are the words which the LORD hath commanded, that ye should do them.

 

“Six days shall work be done, but on the seventh day there shall be to you an holy day, a sabbath of rest to the LORD: whosoever doeth work therein shall be put to death.”  Exodus 35:1,2

 

“Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation [“HOLY DAY”]; ye shall do no work therein: it is the sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings.”   Leviticus 23:3

 

“Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant. It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed.”   Exodus 31:15 - 17

 

“And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.  And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.”   Genesis 2:2,3

 

Significantly, in the beginning when the Holy ONE of Israel established this Sabbath Day of COMPLETE REST and when HE clearly COMMANDED the Children of Israel in the Wilderness to observe this Holy Day, HE MADE NO EXCEPTIONS! 

 

If “ALL” GOD’s COMMANDMENTS are sure, then for sure, we must give credence to Exodus 16:29 and abide in our places on GOD’s HOLY Seventh Day of Complete REST as we are COMMANDED TO DO!

 

“He hath shewed his people the power of his works, that he may give them the heritage of the heathen. The works of his hands are verity and judgment; all his commandments are sure.”   Psalm 111:7

 

GOD’s Holy Seventh Day Sabbath of REST is not only one of HIS Greatest WORKS of all time, but this Holy Day is an extraordinary “SIGN” between this Most High GOD, the CREATOR and HIS Chosen People, the Children of Israel!  This Seventh Day also marks the Anniversary of GOD ending the Creations of the Heavens, Earth, man, and all that is therein.

 

“Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.”   Genesis 2:1 - 3

 

“And he said unto them, This is that which the LORD hath said, Tomorrow is the rest of the holy sabbath unto the LORD: bake that which ye will bake today, and seethe that ye will seethe; and that which remaineth over lay up for you to be kept until the morning.

 

“See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day.”   Exodus 16:23,29

 

“And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them.”   Exodus 24:12

 

“Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should DO SO IN THE LAND whither ye go to possess it.”   Deuteronomy 4:5 (Caps. are mine.)

 

CONSIDER ALSO the fact that the CREATOR GOD of Israel only Commanded that we go to Jerusalem “THREE TIMES in the year”.  Had the Holy ONE wanted us to travel to Jerusalem on HIS Holy Sabbath Day of COMPLETE REST, HE would have Commanded that, as well.  Thus, given Exodus 16:29, we have to realize, understand, and accept the fact that it was never HIS intention for us to travel and/or leave our places on HIS most Holy Seventh Day. 

 

“Three times thou shalt keep a feast unto me in the year.  Thou shalt keep the feast of unleavened bread: (thou shalt eat unleavened bread seven days, as I commanded thee, in the time appointed of the month Abib; for in it thou camest out from Egypt: and none shall appear before me empty:)  And the feast of harvest, the firstfruits of thy labours, which thou hast sown in the field: and the feast of ingathering, which is in the end of the year, when thou hast gathered in thy labours out of the field.  Three times in the year all thy males shall appear before the Lord GOD.”   Exodus 23:14 - 17

 

“Three times in a year shall all thy males appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose; in the feast”   Deuteronomy 16:16

 

There is no Scripture indicating that Israelites traveled to Jerusalem on GOD’s HALLOWED SEVENTH DAY.

 

THE PLACE THAT OUR GOD OF ISRAEL CHOSE IS THE HOLY CITY JERUSALEM.

 

The Israelite Way of Life was set in stone in the Wilderness, as to how we are Commanded to prepare to live according to ALL GOD’s LAW, as well as for HIS Holy Seventh Day Sabbath of Complete REST, i.e., how we are supposed to keep it, as well as the consequences for profaning it.  And there are no exceptions.

 

CONCERNING “HOLY CONVOCATION”

 

The issue stemming from the meaning of “Holy Convocation” written in Leviticus 23rd Chapter is real, and the interpretation is grossly misunderstood.  “Holy Convocation” does not mean “To Gather.”  And the sin committed by traveling and gathering on the CREATOR’s Holy Sabbath of Complete REST has grave consequences (Exodus 31:12 - 18).

 

Conclusive evidence that “holy convocation” DOES NOT mean to assemble is provided in the passage on Passover.   In Exodus 12:16 we are told that Passover is a “holy convocation” but yet, we are Commanded to observe this High Holy Day with our immediate families and only to join with another family if one’s members are too few for the lamb (Exodus 12:4).  This proves without a doubt that “holy convocation” cannot mean to assemble, but rather to keep the holy days “HOLY.”  Some call attention to the fact that because Israelites were Commanded to ”…turn in the morning and go into their tents”  (Deuteronomy 16:5-7) that this is proof of an assembly.  Those Israelite families that joined with others are the ones GOD Commanded to return to their tents.

 

The Holy ONE of Israel DOES NOT contradict HIMSELF!  HE would not COMMAND us to “Rest” on the Sabbath Day of Rest and also Command us to “abide ye every man in your place on the seventh day,” and then confuse us by telling us to “assemble” on the “rest of the holy sabbath unto the LORD.”  This would make absolutely no sense whatsoever.  Therefore, if the Holy ONE of Israel said don’t bear a burden on the Sabbath Day of Rest (Jeremiah 17:21,22) and that our asses (used for travel) had to also rest, then for sure we have to “abide in our places…on the seventh day.”  Thus, using our cars and paying tolls and public transportation on GOD’s Holy Seventh Day of Rest is absolutely forbidden!  And walking to the Temple or to any meeting place was and still is out of the question all because GOD’s Seventh Day is specifically to be kept as a DAY of  “COMPLETE REST” - Shabatone (as is written in Hebrew).

 

The wise, obedient ones understand the great importance of observing this Seventh Day of Rest exactly as GOD Commanded and will not add to or diminish from this Law of the “Blessed,” “Sanctified,” and “HolySeventh Day Sabbath. 

 

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“…we will remember the name of the LORD our God.”

Psalm 20:7

 

 

“And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee:

for thou, LORD, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.”

Psalm 9:10

 

“… The LORD God of your fathers,

the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac,

and the God of Jacob…this is my name for ever,

and this is my memorial unto all generations.”

Exodus 3:15

 

“Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant

whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me,

and understand that

I am he:

before me there was no God formed,

neither shall there be after me.

 

“I, even I, am the LORD;

and beside me there is no saviour.”

Isaiah 43:10,11

 

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The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord. 

Next, is the keeping of HIS Laws.

 

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THE TORAH READINGS FOR THE NEW MOON,

AND GOD’s SEVENTH DAY SABBATHS

DURING THE MONTHS OF

 JUNE / JULY

2010

ARE AS FOLLOWS:

 

(If some of the Sabbath Readings are too lengthy for one day, then pace yourself,

and consider reading the TORAH Readings on the Sabbath

and the rest of the Scriptures listed throughout the week.)

 

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NEW MOON CRESCENT WATCH:

FOR FIRST DAY OF THE MONTH: 

June 13,14,15, 2010

“Sing, O heavens; and be joyful,

O earth; and break forth into

singing, O mountains: for the

LORD hath comforted his people,

and will have mercy upon his

afflicted.” Isaiah 49:13

 

Numbers 10:10

Psalm 81:1 – 10

Ezekiel 46:3

Exodus Chapter 33 - 38

Leviticus Chapters 17 - 19

Joshua 22:9 – 34

I Kings 4:23

Nehemiah 12:26 – 47

Lamentations 2:7

Amos 4th Chapter

Ezekiel 22nd Chapter

Isaiah 1st Chapter

Psalm 16th Chapter

Psalm 58th Chapter

Psalm 34th Chapter

“Now these are the commandments,

the statutes, and the judgments, which

the LORD your God commanded to

teach you, that ye might do them in the

land whither ye go to possess it: That

thou mightest fear the LORD thy God, to

keep all his statutes and his commandments,

which I command thee, thou, and thy son,

and thy son's son, all the days of thy life;

and that thy days may be prolonged.”

Deuteronomy 6:1,2

 

SHABBOT READINGS – 6/19/10

 

Genesis 2:1 - 3

Exodus 16:29

Exodus 23:12 

Exodus 31:12 - 18

Jeremiah 17:19 - 27

Deuteronomy 5:12 - 15

Isaiah 56:1 - 7

Isaiah 58:10 - 14

Leviticus Chapters 20 - 22

Ezekiel 11th Chapter

I Kings 12:23 - 33

I Kings 13:33,34

Jeremiah 32:17 – 44

Malachi 1:6 - 11

Psalm 81:3

Psalm 44th Chapter

Psalm 115th Chapter

 

SHABBOT READINGS – 6/26/10

 

Genesis 2:1 - 3

Exodus 16:29

Exodus 23:12  

Exodus 31:12 - 18

Jeremiah 17:19 - 27

Deuteronomy 5:12 - 15

Isaiah 56:1 - 7

Isaiah 58:10 - 14

Leviticus Chapters 23 - 25

Exodus 23:14 - 19

Exodus 34:21 - 26

Numbers 10:10

Deuteronomy 12:1 - 18

Deuteronomy 16:9 - 11

Deuteronomy 16:16

Deuteronomy 31:9 - 13

I Chronicles 23:27 - 32

II Chronicles 31:1 - 10

Ezra 3:1 - 6

Nehemiah 8th Chapter

Nehemiah 10:28 – 39

Isaiah 35th Chapter

Isaiah 66:18 - 24

Ezekiel 46:17

Zechariah 14:16 - 21

Amos 5th Chapter

Psalm 5th Chapter

Psalm 9th Chapter

 

SHABBOT READINGS – 7/3/10

 

Genesis 2:1 - 3

Exodus 16:29

Exodus 23:12 

Exodus 31:12 - 18

Jeremiah 17:19 - 27

Deuteronomy 5:12 - 15

Isaiah 56:1 - 7

Isaiah 58:10 - 14

Leviticus Chapters 26 & 27 and

Numbers Chapter 1

Deuteronomy 4:12 - 20

Jeremiah 15th Chapter

Jeremiah 30th and 31st Chapters

Malachi 3rd Chapter

Isaiah 66:21

Malachi 2:7

II Chronicles 5th Chapter

Psalm 18th Chapter

 

SHABBOT READINGS – 7/10/10

 

Genesis 2:1 - 3

Exodus 16:29

Exodus 23:12   

Exodus 31:12 - 18

Jeremiah 17:19 - 27

Deuteronomy 5:12 - 15

Isaiah 56:1 - 7

Isaiah 58:10 - 14

Numbers Chapters 2 - 4

Exodus 28:15 – 21

Exodus 39:10 - 14

Jeremiah 30:18 - 24

Isaiah 9th Chapter

II Chronicles 1:1 – 13

Malachi 2:4 - 7

Malachi 3:1 - 7

Psalm 136th Chapter

 

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Watch for the next NEW MOON CRESCENT "Sighting"

 

ON

 

JULY 13,14,15, 2010

 

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“And God said, Let there be LIGHTS in the firmament of the heaven

to divide the day from the night;

and LET THEM BE FOR SIGNS, and for SEASONS, and for DAYS, and YEARS:”

Genesis 1:14

 

“He [GOD] appointed the moon for seasons

the sun knoweth his going down.”

Psalm 104:19

 

“Thus saith the LORD, which giveth the sun for a light by day,

and the ordinances of the moon and of the stars for a light by night,

which divideth the sea when the waves thereof roar;

The LORD of hosts is his name:

 

“If those ordinances depart from before me, saith the LORD,

then the seed of Israel also shall cease

from being a nation before me for ever.”

Jeremiah 31:35,36 

 

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A complete TORAH Readings Hebrew Calendar for

all the months of the year, lists Scripture for

the “Holy” Sabbaths of Rest, the New Moon Watches, and

the Holy Feast Days and can be found on The LawKeepers WebSite: 

 

www.thelawkeepers.org

 

Click on “TORAH Readings.”

 

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QUESTIONS ON “OLD TESTAMENT” BIBLE TRIVIA TO PONDER:

 

 

QUESTIONS THREE:

 

What more does Our GOD of Israel need to show us with world affairs in order that we will take heed and follow HIS WORD to HIS Prophets?  Is it not clear that HIS Prophets also prophesied for these latter days?  Is it not understood that these are the times of Jacob’s Troubles, and that only some of us will be saved out of it? 

 

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Put me in remembrance: let us plead together: declare thou, that thou mayest be justified.   Isaiah 43:26

 

What does the GOD of Israel mean when HE says to put HIM in remembrance and let us plead together, so that we may be justified?

 

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Who is among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God.   Isaiah 50:10

 

Why is it so very important to stay upon the GOD of Israel?

 

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QUESTION AND ANSWER:

 

 

Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.   Isaiah 43:19

 

Since this “New Thing” involves the Wilderness, could it be the Wilderness spoken of by GOD’s Prophet Ezekiel (20:34-38)?

 

Without question, this “New Thing” and “Way” relate to the GOD of Israel taking the Children of Israel into the SECOND WILDERNESS spoken of by the Prophet Ezekiel and AGAIN presenting them with HIS LAW.

 

The Israelites were taught GOD’s LAW in the Wilderness of Egypt before entering the Land of Israel.  They were taught GOD’s LAW after returning from the 70-year Babylonian captivity.  And those of us who will return and be taken into the Wilderness, will again be taught GOD’s LAW but by HIS Hand-picked teachers and pastors.

 

“…many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law, and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.   Isaiah 2:3

 

And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity, and the water of affliction, yet shall not thy teachers be removed into a corner any more, but thine eyes shall see thy teachers:   Isaiah 30:20

 

Hearken to me, ye that follow after righteousness, ye that seek the LORD: look unto the rock whence ye are hewn, and to the hole of the pit whence ye are digged.

 

“Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation: for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light of the people.   Isaiah 51:1,4

 

My righteousness is near; my salvation is gone forth, and mine arms shall judge the people; the isles shall wait upon me, and on mine arm shall they trust. Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look upon the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke, and the earth shall wax old like a garment, and they that dwell therein shall die in like manner: but my salvation shall be for ever, and my righteousness shall not be abolished. Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings.”   Isaiah 51:5 – 7

 

And all thy children shall be taught of the LORD; and great shall be the peace of thy children. In righteousness shalt thou be established: thou shalt be far from oppression; for thou shalt not fear: and from terror; for it shall not come near thee.”   Isaiah 54:13,14

 

In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping: they shall go, and seek the LORD their God.   Jeremiah 50:4

 

And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.   Jeremiah 3:15

 

Moreover, upon entering the Wilderness, we will also see the GOD of Israel’s Mighty Hand at work once again performing Miracles to cause us to know HIM and believe in HIM will all our heart, soul and might.  Yes, GOD’s WORDS, “Ye are my Witnesses” will live on forever.

 

Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me. I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour. I have declared, and have saved, and I have shewed, when there was no strange god among you: therefore ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, that I am God.”   Isaiah 43:10 – 12

 

Let us REJOICE in what we know, and fulfill the prophecy upon us.

 

And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD. And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant:  And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.   Ezekiel 20:34 - 38

 

But ye, O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches, and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come.   Ezekiel 36:8

 

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INFO/HINTS FOR HARDY, HEALTHY HEBREWS:

 

 

HEALTH REPORT FROM THE DESK OF OUR SISTER T'ZIRAH BAHT YISRAEL:

 

Thank you YHWH for making me. YOU alone sustain me. 

Praise YHWH for HIS majesty, for YOUR mercy, and YOUR patience with me.

I just wanted to thank YOU for making such a wonderful body.

What a creation you made. . My body is a miracle of parts and systems. 

Thank you YHWH.

Praise YHWH.

 

HALLELUYAH! HALLELUYAH!  HALLELUYAH!

 

Praise YHWH the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all HIS benefits-who forgives all our sins and heals all our diseases

Psalms 103:2-3

 

O YHWH my GOD, I called to you for help and you healed me.

Psalm 30:2

 

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THE FUTURE OF HEALTH CARE: 

HOW DIFFICULT IS IT TO CHANGE?

 

Since the Obama administration is busy attempting to "reform health care", I'd like to canvass those here at The LawKeepers Website to elicit your opinions and/or suggestions about how you think changing the system would work. I would also like for viewers to look at Michael Moore's "Sicko" documentary for some insight into the present American Health Care System.

 

We all are responsible for safeguarding our health and the health of those of our immediate families. And in the coming days and years we will face some real health challenges. Please send your comments and ideas in so we can discuss health and health care to find real solutions.

 

I'd like to know about people's experiences with either health care practitioners, e.g., doctors, nurses, Physician Assistants (PA's) or APN (Advanced Practice Nurses), Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNS), Certified Nurses Assistants (CNA's, Nurses Aides), Medical Assistants or experiences while patients are in hospitals, clinics., etc.

 

In the coming years we will see more and more "walk in" type clinics run by either privately run or individually controlled medical care.

 

I look forward to receiving your opinions and concerns.

 

Sister T’Zirah baht Yisrael

June E. Porter MSN RN CS

JELPO @AOL.COM

 

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[Personally, I am very encouraged by this information.  Given the FDA, the various pharmaceuticals, and the medical industry, including some doctors, greed is taking precedent over providing the best foods and medical attention for patients.  And we desperately need a competent nurse and someone knowledgeable in holistic healing.  We are fortunate, as our Sister T’Zirah serves this purpose, and has desires to see that we heal with the best there is to provide at this time.  T.Y., Editor] 


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'Dirty dozen' produce carries more pesticide residue, group says

 

By Danielle Dellorto, Senior Medical Producer

 

June 1, 2010 1:31 a.m. EDT

 

Click to play

Toxic fruit and veggies?

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

1.     Environmental group says "Dirty Dozen" of produce contains 47 to 67 pesticides per serving

2.     Government says consuming pesticides in low amounts is not harmful

3.     Studies have found association between pesticides and health problems

RELATED TOPICS

1.                   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

2.                   U.S. Department of Agriculture

3.                   Environmental Working Group

Is enough being done to protect us from chemicals that could harm us? Watch "Toxic America," a special two-night investigative report with Sanjay Gupta, M.D., June 2 and 3 at 8 p.m. ET on CNN.

(CNN) -- If you're eating non-organic celery today, you may be ingesting 67 pesticides with it, according to a new report from the Environmental Working Group.

The group, a nonprofit focused on public health, scoured nearly 100,000 produce pesticide reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to determine what fruits and vegetables we eat have the highest, and lowest, amounts of chemical residue.

Most alarming are the fruits and vegetables dubbed the "Dirty Dozen," which contain 47 to 67 pesticides per serving. These foods are believed to be most susceptible because they have soft skin that tends to absorb more pesticides.

"It's critical people know what they are consuming," the Environmental Working Group's Amy Rosenthal said. "The list is based on pesticide tests conducted after the produce was washed with USDA high-power pressure water system. The numbers reflect the closest thing to what consumers are buying at the store."

Special report: Toxic America

The group suggests limiting consumption of pesticides by purchasing organic for the 12 fruits and vegetables.

"You can reduce your exposure to pesticides by up to 80 percent by buying the organic version of the Dirty Dozen," Rosenthal said.

The Dirty Dozen

Celery

Peaches

Strawberries

Apples

Domestic blueberries

Nectarines

Sweet bell peppers

Spinach, kale and collard greens

Cherries

Potatoes

Imported grapes

Lettuce

Not all non-organic fruits and vegetables have a high pesticide level. Some produce has a strong outer layer that provides a defense against pesticide contamination. The group found a number of non-organic fruits and vegetables dubbed the "Clean 15" that contained little to no pesticides.

The Clean 15

Onions

Avocados

Sweet corn

Pineapples

Mango

Sweet peas

Asparagus

Kiwi fruit

Cabbage

Eggplant

Cantaloupe

Watermelon

Grapefruit

Sweet potatoes

Sweet onions

What is a pesticide?

A pesticide is a mixture of chemical substances used on farms to destroy or prevent pests, diseases and weeds from affecting crops. According to the USDA, 45 percent of the world's crops are lost to damage or spoilage, so many farmers count on pesticides.

The Environmental Protection Agency, the FDA and the USDA work together to monitor and set limits as to how much pesticide can be used on farms and how much is safe to remain on the produce once it hits grocery store shelves.

"In setting the tolerance amount, the EPA must make a safety finding that the pesticide can be used with 'reasonable certainty of no harm.' The EPA ensures that the tolerance selected will be safe," according the EPA's website.

Although the President's Cancer Panel recently recommended that consumers eat produce without pesticides to reduce their risk of getting cancer and other diseases, the low levels of pesticides found on even the Dirty Dozen are government-approved amounts.

Can small amounts of pesticides hurt you?

The government says that consuming pesticides in low amounts doesn't harm you, but some studies show an association between pesticides and health problems such as cancer, attention-deficit (hyperactivity) disorder and nervous system disorders and say exposure could weaken immune systems.

The Environmental Working Group acknowledges that data from long-term studies aren't available but warns consumers of the potential dangers.

"Pesticides are designed to kill things. Why wait for 20 years to discover they are bad for us?" Rosenthal said.

Some doctors warn that children's growing brains are the most vulnerable to pesticides in food.

"A kid's brain goes through extraordinary development, and if pesticides get into the brain, it can cause damage," said Dr. Philip Landrigan, chairman of the department of preventive medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

Can pesticides be washed away?

Not necessarily. The pesticide tests mentioned above were conducted after the food had been power-washed by the USDA. Also, although some pesticides are found on the surface of foods, other pesticides may be taken up through the roots and into the plant and cannot be removed.

"We've found that washing doesn't do much," Rosenthal said. "Peeling can help, although you have to take into account that the pesticides are in the water, so they can be inside the fruit because of the soil."

All fresh produce, whether it's grown with or without pesticides, should be washed with water to remove dirt and potentially harmful bacteria. And health experts agree that when it comes to the Dirty Dozen list, choose organic if it's available.

"To the extent you can afford to do so, [parents] should simply buy organic, because there have been some very good studies that shows people who eat mostly organic food reduce 95 percent of pesticides [in their body] in two weeks," Landrigan said.

'Dirty dozen' produce carries more pesticide residue, group says - CNN.com

 

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REGARDING OTHER MATTERS OF HEALTH AND EXERCISE…

 

As always, before starting ANY exercise program and/or diet, check with your doctor and get his approval.  This is all about being safe rather than sorry. 

 

And if you feel you are suffering from depression, do know that there are medications available for you.  Don’t be embarrassed; this malady goes with the RAT RACE.  Therefore, see your doctor, and feel better fast! 

 

Have you started that “Walking” for weight loss and healthy heart routine, yet? There is no excuse for not going it alone, joining with someone, or even forming a group to take that walk at least five (5) times a week and for 40 minutes minimum.  So, stop procrastinating and get started.  Walk to the tune of Scripture or your favorite upbeat music.  And if you prefer the quiet, walk and meditate with the Most High.  Just make sure that you make time for your body and soul.  You’ll see and feel the difference after just two weeks.

 

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THE 52-WEIGHT-LOSS DIET PLAN

 

Recently, I heard on the news that soon people will be spending a dollar out of every five for medical expenses.  But if we are healthy, we don’t have to fall prey to this reckoning.  As we grow older, we gain weight.  I am a witness!  And guess what?  We do not need this extra load we are carrying.  Therefore, I am doing something about it.

 

My friend and I have decided to embark upon a Weight-Loss Plan to lose 52 pounds in one year.  We have started by promising to lose one pound a week.  Thus, we hope to lose 52 pounds by the second week in February 2007.  We have already started, but it’s not too late for YOU to join with us.  So, hop on board and be a NEW HEALTHIER, LIGHTER WEIGHT this time next year!

 

Some of the things we plan to do are:

 

-limit our intake of “white” foods:  rice, bread, potatoes, ice cream, sugar, etc.

-eliminate fast foods and processed foods

-walk at least 3 days a week

-do not eat after 8 P.M. – drink green tea with mint

-eat more fruits and veggies

-bake rather than fry our meats

-drink plenty of water and tea

-weigh in every Tuesday and E-mail the other party the new weight status

 

A weekly journal is kept of weight lost or gained.  And there is no fair or fun cheating. 

 

If you do not need to lose 52 pounds, then adjust the plan to the amount of pounds to lose and time frame appropriate for you.  If you need any help, let me know.

 

The Brothers are welcomed to join in the program.  By all means, do feel free to share your progress.  List your name, the date you started and the weight you lose each week, or if you prefer to only post periodically, then list the date you started and the amount you lost.  If you have any special ways to lose a fast pound here and there, by all means do share.

 

Let’s start having some fun.  The more competition, the more encouraged we will ALL be to stick with this Weight-Loss-Diet Plan. 

 

On my first week, I lost four pounds, and I could feel the difference on my walk as I climbed the hills.  My husband and I both try to walk three days a week for forty-five minutes.  We do about four miles each day.

 

Don’t forget to first check with your doctor!  Better safe than sorry.

 

Now, get started and feel good and look even better!

 

Tziona Yisrael

 

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May the Holy ONE of Israel be with us to keep us safe and informed in order that we make wise and healthy decisions.

 

Tziona Yisrael

 

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THOUGHT FOR TODAY AND FOREVER:

 

Let’s keep YIHOVAH and HIS LAW our focus and pray for deliverance and fulfillment of all of GOD’s WORD, so that every Nation will show forth HIS Praise and Exalt HIM above all other gods.

 

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THE  GREATEST  “SPOIL”  OF  ALL

 

The Israelites received Reparations for their free labor when they left out of Egypt (Exodus 12:35,36, Psalm 105:37).   Note also that Reparations were given to Ezra for the building of GOD’s Temple and for the service of the House of the LORD GOD of Israel (Ezra 7:12 –21).  And it is prophesied that we will again receive compensation for our free labor and bondage in this modern-day Egypt (all the lands that took Israelites captive):

 

“The Lord said, Verily it shall be well with thy remnant; verily I will cause the enemy to entreat thee well in the time of evil and in the time of affliction.”   Jeremiah 15:11

 

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EDITORIAL  PERSPECTIVE:

 

 

EZRA’S PRAYER SPEAKS VOLUMES

 

Since the days of our fathers have we been in a great trespass unto this day;

and for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests,

been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity,

and to a spoil, and to confusion of face, as it is this day.

Ezra 9:7

 

And after all that is come upon us for our evil deeds, and for our great trespass,

seeing that thou our God hast punished us less than our iniquities deserve

Ezra 9:13

 

May 2010

 

The GOD of Israel said that Judah would be in Babylonian captivity for only seventy years.  After that time, Ezra and Nehemiah, among other Remnants of the Ten Tribes, returned.  GOD’s Promise was fulfilled, but the Israelites still did not take GOD’s LAW to heart.  Even after coming out of captivity in another man’s land and returning to the Land of Israel, the Israelites still would not take heed to live according to the Laws, Statutes, and Judgments of the GOD of Israel.  As usual, the Israelites would not obey their GOD of Israel that made them an Empire in the Middle East and had all the surrounding nations to fear them.

 

Ezra saw the sins of the returning Israelites and was greatly distressed, as he should have been, and he prayed that GOD would have mercy on HIS People.  But we all know that his prayer was in vain.  The Israelites then and even now still refuse to hear and seek to live according to GOD’s “Perfect” LAW.  We have got to learn from the wicked errors of our forefathers or fall during the days of GOD’s Wrath. 

 

Our GOD washed HIS Hands of HIS stiff-necked Covenant People and returned to HIS Place until they decided to stop worshipping false gods and return to HIM to be obedient to the Way of Life that HE had designed for their Righteousness and for worship of HIM.  The consequences, as we know them, were horrific.  We not only lost the Land that Our Dear GOD of Israel gave us, but HE took our identity, as well and gave it to our enemies. 

 

The Greeks took over the Medio-Persian Kingdom, and they, Ashkenazim, and Edom were instrumental in scattering the Israelites from their Land.  This happened hundreds of years before the advent of Christianity (BCE), and Israel still is not saved. 

 

The children also of Judah and the children of Jerusalem have ye sold unto the Grecians, that ye might remove them far from their border.   Joel 3:6

 

It is of great importance for us to understand exactly when the Israelites were first removed from the Land of Israel.  Exact dates are not made available to us.  But we know that the Greeks were first to execute this enslavement and exile.  We also know that the Greeks were first to start European world domination, supremacy, and so-called “civilization”. 

 

Moreover, we must realize that long before this time Ashkenazim Jews were already in place and waiting patiently in the cut to usurp Israelite identity and the Land of Israel.  The existence of so-called “Rabbis” and “Synagogues” are what makes us know that they are the people who took control and perpetuated a religion called “Judaism” through the teachings of their “Talmud” - unrelated to the teachings of GOD’s Servant Moses.  Israelites did not call themselves Rabbis, and they did not gather in Synagogues.  These terms were prevalent during the Grecian Era and are associated with the Ashkenazim, the peoples out of Europe (Genesis 10:2 -5).  It should be realized that these people would not have been able to take on the Hebrew Culture if the Israelites were still in the Land.  And indeed, as the GOD of Israel said, the Children of Israel were scattered and none remained in the Land.

 

“Therefore now thus saith the LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel; Wherefore commit ye this great evil against your souls, to cut off from you man and woman, child and suckling, out of Judah, to leave you none to remain; In that ye provoke me unto wrath with the works of your hands, burning incense unto other gods in the land of Egypt, whither ye be gone to dwell, that ye might cut yourselves off, and that ye might be a curse and a reproach among all the nations of the earth?”   Jeremiah 44:7

 

So, how is it that Ezra’s Prayer speaks volumes?  Today, Israelites are basically in the same position as were our forefathers who were in Egypt and who were in the Land after Babylonian captivity, except that our plight is worse.  We are not accepted as being the SEED of Jacob, and we have been scattered throughout the “Four Corners of the Earth”.  Nevertheless, Our GOD of Israel has Mercifully opened our eyes during these days of our enlightenment while we are yet under the control of our captors.  Like Ezra, we are returning back to the Land but by way of the Wilderness.  We will go into the Wilderness and GOD-fearing men like Ezra will teach us GOD’s LAW for our well-being and for GOD’s attention to re-establish us for ever, as HE has promised.  Like Ezra’s group, that was their last chance to show the Holy ONE of Israel that they were serious about keeping and living HIS Righteous Laws, Statutes, and Judgments.  Hence, the reason he rent his clothes and mantle and plucked off his hair and beard and sat shocked at what he had heard.  All Ezra knew to do was to pray and admit to the great trespasses of the returning Israelites.  Like Ezra’s group, this is also our last opportunity to turn to the GOD of Israel and accept HIS Ways of Righteousness.

 

Ezra’s prayer makes us understand that the GOD of Israel does not hear all prayers, as some of us choose to believe.  That might seem cruel and unfair, but consider the rebellious:  those who profane GOD’s Holy Sabbath Day, those who serve and worship false gods, and those who wholeheartedly reject all GOD’s Divine LAW perpetuating great abominations and profaning HIS Holy Name.  And let us not forget how assimilating with the Canaanites and the Gentile nations who lived in the Land of Israel angered the Holy ONE of Israel. 

 

GOD reads contrite hearts and sees those who seek to do HIS Will and follow HIS Ways.  And when we are numbered among those who reject HIM and HIS LAW, HE is well aware of it!  People who worship false gods and have other agendas make themselves known by their actions.  Israelites cannot assemble together with people of diverse religions – religions that are specifically unacceptable to the GOD of Israel.  This is exactly what the Holy ONE does not want. And it is strictly for this reason that we, as a nation, are separated from Our GOD. 

 

But I have said unto you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it unto you to possess it, a land that floweth with milk and honey: I am the LORD your God, which have separated you from other people.   Leviticus 20:24

 

Take heed to thyself that thou be not snared by following them, after that they be destroyed from before thee; and that thou inquire not after their gods, saying, How did these nations serve their gods? even so will I do likewise. Thou shalt not do so unto the LORD thy God: for every abomination to the LORD, which he hateth, have they done unto their gods; for even their sons and their daughters they have burnt in the fire to their gods.”   Deuteronomy 12:30,31

 

And the children of Israel, which were come again out of captivity, and all such as had separated themselves unto them from the filthiness of the heathen of the land, to seek the LORD God of Israel, did eat.   Ezra 6:21

 

How does this abomination differ from the blasphemous abominations of worshipping the idol JC in umpteen various denominations, by the way?

 

Ezra testified to the Holy ONE of Israel that the sins of the Israelites had grown up “unto the Heavens”.  Yes, indeed, Ezra’s words speak volumes.  Israelites sinned then, and our sins are even greater now.

 

And said, O my God, I am ashamed and blush to lift up my face to thee, my God: for our iniquities are increased over our head, and our trespass is grown up unto the heavens. Since the days of our fathers have we been in a great trespass unto this day; and for our iniquities have we, our kings, and our priests, been delivered into the hand of the kings of the lands, to the sword, to captivity, and to a spoil, and to confusion of face, as it is this day. And now for a little space grace hath been shewed from the LORD our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a nail in his holy place, that our God may lighten our eyes, and give us a little reviving in our bondage. For we were bondmen; yet our God hath not forsaken us in our bondage, but hath extended mercy unto us in the sight of the kings of Persia, to give us a reviving, to set up the house of our God, and to repair the desolations thereof, and to give us a wall in Judah and in Jerusalem. And now, O our God, what shall we say after this? for we have forsaken thy commandments, Which thou hast commanded by thy servants the prophets, saying, The land, unto which ye go to possess it, is an unclean land with the filthiness of the people of the lands, with their abominations, which have filled it from one end to another with their uncleanness. Now therefore give not your daughters unto their sons, neither take their daughters unto your sons, nor seek their peace or their wealth for ever: that ye may be strong, and eat the good of the land, and leave it for an inheritance to your children for ever. And after all that is come upon us for our evil deeds, and for our great trespass, seeing that thou our God hast punished us less than our iniquities deserve, and hast given us such deliverance as this; Should we again break thy commandments, and join in affinity with the people of these abominations? wouldest not thou be angry with us till thou hadst consumed us, so that there should be no remnant nor escaping? O LORD God of Israel, thou art righteous: for we remain yet escaped, as it is this day: behold, we are before thee in our trespasses: for we cannot stand before thee because of this.”   Ezra 9:6 - 15

 

Then Ezra rose up from before the house of God, and went into the chamber of Johanan the son of Eliashib: and when he came thither, he did eat no bread, nor drink water: for he mourned because of the transgression of them that had been carried away.  Ezra 10:6

 

Ezra knew that the GOD of Israel had turned HIS back on the Israelites who had returned because of their determination to go against GOD’s written LAW.  And just for the record, Nehemiah proves just how serious the Israelite dilemma was at that time.

 

But after they had rest, they did evil again before thee: therefore leftest thou them in the hand of their enemies, so that they had the dominion over them: yet when they returned, and cried unto thee, thou heardest them from heaven; and many times didst thou deliver them according to thy mercies; And testifiedst against them, that thou mightest bring them again unto thy law: yet they dealt proudly, and hearkened not unto thy commandments, but sinned against thy judgments, (which if a man do, he shall live in them;) and withdrew the shoulder, and hardened their neck, and would not hear. Yet many years didst thou forbear them, and testifiedst against them by thy spirit in thy prophets: yet would they not give ear: therefore gavest thou them into the hand of the people of the lands. Nevertheless for thy great mercies' sake thou didst not utterly consume them, nor forsake them; for thou art a gracious and merciful God. Now therefore, our God, the great, the mighty, and the terrible God, who keepest covenant and mercy, let not all the trouble seem little before thee, that hath come upon us, on our kings, on our princes, and on our priests, and on our prophets, and on our fathers, and on all thy people, since the time of the kings of Assyria unto this day. Howbeit thou art just in all that is brought upon us; for thou hast done right, but we have done wickedly: Neither have our kings, our princes, our priests, nor our fathers, kept thy law, nor hearkened unto thy commandments and thy testimonies, wherewith thou didst testify against them. For they have not served thee in their kingdom, and in thy great goodness that thou gavest them, and in the large and fat land which thou gavest before them, neither turned they from their wicked works. Behold, we are servants this day, and for the land that thou gavest unto our fathers to eat the fruit thereof and the good thereof, behold, we are servants in it: And it yieldeth much increase unto the kings whom thou hast set over us because of our sins: also they have dominion over our bodies, and over our cattle, at their pleasure, and we are in great distress.”   Nehemiah 9:28 - 37

 

The Holy ONE of Israel never got the opportunity to re-establish the Israelites as an empire after their seventy-year Babylonian captivity because of their rebelliousness.  True to HIS WORD, the GOD of Israel “spued” the Israelites from the Land because they did not keep HIS LAW.  HE did not lie, and the curse of exile was actually in the making shortly after their return to the Land.  These days are crucial times for Israelites - times when we must make critical decisions.

 

Should we “Flee” as GOD’s Prophet Jeremiah declared?  Is it time to go into the Wilderness?  Are these Jacob’s Troubles?  Will the GOD of Israel be with us if we seek to leave this captivity?  Yes, all these questions are significant and require immediate answers.  I assure one and all, if our hearts are right with Our GOD of Israel, HE will guide us along the way.  Therefore, let us all plead together with Our GOD of Israel.

 

But made his own people to go forth like sheep, and guided them in the wilderness like a flock.   Psalm 78:52

 

Put me in remembrance: let us plead together: declare thou, that thou mayest be justified.   Isaiah 43:26

 

“…he that putteth his trust in me shall possess the land, and shall inherit my holy mountain; And shall say, Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumblingblock out of the way of my people. For thus saith the high and lofty One that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy; I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones.”   Isaiah 57:13 – 15

 

And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.   Isaiah 58:11

 

Today, many of us do not realize it, but Our GOD of Israel is showing us HIS Hand.  HE is preparing for the final blow upon the wicked of this world:  the Rulers of this world, as well as rebellious Israelites.  The volcanic eruptions in Iceland, of all places, continue and threaten to ignite another volcano of greater menace.  The oil spill in the Gulf was no accident and worsens. And the Earthquakes are endless, not to mention the tornadoes and other ever present destructive elements.  The problems in the Middle East and the world will not end until GOD has spent HIS Wrath upon the evil of HIS Earth.  The world economy will not improve until the Day of the LORD has been fulfilled, i.e., when the wicked are cut off.  There will be no peace and happiness until the CREATOR GOD establishes HIS Righteousness upon HIS Earth.   How do I know?

 

Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, cruel both with wrath and fierce anger, to lay the land desolate: and he shall destroy the sinners thereof out of it.   Isaiah 13:9

 

And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.   Isaiah 30:28

 

Now will I rise, saith the LORD; now will I be exalted; now will I lift up myself.   Isaiah 33:10

 

I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once.   Isaiah 42:14

 

Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.   Psalm 37:34

 

THE THIRD PART

 

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"O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches,

and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come."

 

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If we want to be numbered among the Israelites who make up this “Third Part” prophesied in the Hebrew Scriptures, then we cannot continue to sin against Our GOD of Israel and reject HIM.  In the Wilderness, transgressors will be purged from among the “Third Part” destined to return.  Instead of the GOD of Israel casting wicked Israelites again into captivity, they will not be joined with the Righteous Remnant that GOD will call.  They will be destroyed along with the rest of the wicked of this world.  People, this is our last chance to get it right.   The punishment for the rebellious Israelites of Ezra’s day was to go into captivity.  The punishment for the rebellious Israelites of this day will be death.  

 

We, Israelites, have to be joined to the LORD with undying love and FEAR and embrace HIS WORD – not adopt what we believe to be acceptable but embrace ALL that is written in GOD’s “Perfect” LAW.  How long will it take for us to learn that we are accountable to GOD’s Ways of Righteousness and are under threat when we tamper with what’s written?  We must separate ourselves AGAIN from pagan customs and from those who observe them, for assembling with idol worshippers is also out of the question!

 

Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.”   Psalm 1:1

 

For thy loving kindness is before mine eyes: and I have walked in thy truth. I have not sat with vain persons, neither will I go in with dissemblers. I have hated the congregation of evildoers; and will not sit with the wicked. I will wash mine hands in innocency: so will I compass thine altar, O LORD: That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.”   Psalm 26:3 - 7

 

And the seed of Israel separated themselves from all strangers, and stood and confessed their sins, and the iniquities of their fathers.   Nehemiah 9:2

 

Will the CREATOR GOD hear?

 

How can we think the GOD of Israel will hear us, if we go against HIS LAW and HIS WORD to HIS Prophets?  How do we expect Our GOD to Deliver us when some of us still call upon false gods for help?  When Israelites are joined in prayer with Christians, isn’t it crystal clear that the latter will call upon JC and pray in his name?  THINK, Israel!  Will the GOD of Israel that is a Jealous GOD have respect unto these prayers?  If we are not familiar with GOD’s LAW and HIS WORD, then we must be extremely careful about calling assemblies for any reason and least of all to pray along with idol worshippers.    

 

During the days our forefathers dwelt in the Land of Israel, under all circumstances, the Elders were called upon to attend assemblies.  Why?  The reason is that the Elders knew GOD’s LAW and the history of Israelite interaction with their CREATOR GOD. 

 

People who are in the knowledge of GOD’s Truth and HIS WORD for only a few years, even just ten years, do not qualify to teach and call assemblies for situations they know nothing about.  It is quite obvious that when Israelites call for gatherings to be joined with Christians and other idol worshippers, they haven’t read enough of GOD’s LAW and the Hebrew Scriptures to know that this is unacceptable and to know the consequences of their actions.  

 

We know the LAW, as it is written, and we know the consequences of breaking it.  Yet, we still have the audacity to live and do as we choose, whether we are separated to be GOD’s “Special People” or not.  No matter our agenda and its purpose, the GOD of Israel will not change HIS LAW to suit our endeavors.

 

The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.   Deuteronomy 29:29

 

For example:  The Sabbath must be kept as it is written, but we find reason to make work for ourselves on this Holy Day of Complete REST – the very Holy Day that Our CREATOR GOD HIMSELF COMMANDED and set aside for us so that we may be refreshed and have for a Glorious “Sign” between Israel and HIM.  And on this very day, we call upon Christians to come pray with us.  This is unconscionable. 

 

If for just one reason that Ezra spoke volumes for those of us living today, it is to show us that we will be severely punished for breaking and altering GOD’s LAW.  The LAW of the GOD of Israel is HIS Walk of Righteousness and keeping it is also our only means of return. 

 

“And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee, And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul; That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee. If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee: And the LORD thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.”   Deuteronomy 30:1 - 5

 

“…I beseech thee, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments: Let thine ear now be attentive, and thine eyes open, that thou mayest hear the prayer of thy servant, which I pray before thee now, day and night, for the children of Israel thy servants, and confess the sins of the children of Israel, which we have sinned against thee: both I and my father's house have sinned. We have dealt very corruptly against thee, and have not kept the commandments, nor the statutes, nor the judgments, which thou commandedst thy servant Moses. Remember, I beseech thee, the word that thou commandedst thy servant Moses, saying, If ye transgress, I will scatter you abroad among the nations: But if ye turn unto me, and keep my commandments, and do them; though there were of you cast out unto the uttermost part of the heaven, yet will I gather them from thence, and will bring them unto the place that I have chosen to set my name there.  Nehemiah 1:5 - 9

 

And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD. And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant: And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.”   Ezekiel 20:34 - 38

 

“And it shall come to pass, that in all the land, saith the LORD, two parts therein shall be cut off and die; but the third shall be left therein. And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried: they shall call on my name, and I will hear them: I will say, It is my people: and they shall say, The LORD is my God.”   Zechariah 13:8,9

 

We can consider the days of Ezra and the great sins of our forefathers, or we can consider keeping the LAW of the GOD of Israel, as it is written and live to worship before HIM.

 

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"O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches,

and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come."

 

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The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness' sake;

he will magnify the law, and make it honourable.

Isaiah 42:21

 

Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness:

let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation,

and let righteousness spring up together;

I the LORD have created it.

Isaiah 45:8

 

But I had pity for mine holy name, which the house of Israel

had profaned among the heathen, whither they went.

Therefore say unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD;

I do not this for your sakes, O house of Israel, but for mine holy name's sake,

which ye have profaned among the heathen, whither ye went.

And I will sanctify my great name, which was profaned among the heathen,

which ye have profaned in the midst of them;

and the heathen shall know that I am the LORD, saith the Lord GOD,

when I shall be sanctified in you before their eyes.

For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries,

and will bring you into your own land. Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you,

and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you. A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you:

and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes,

and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

And ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my people,

and I will be your God.

Ezekiel 36:21 - 28

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 “O taste and see that the LORD is good:

blessed is the man that trusteth in him.”

Psalm 34:8

 

BE EXALTED, LORD GOD OF ISRAEL.  TAKE BACK YOUR UNIVERSE AND SHOW THE WORLD THAT YOU ALONE ARE THE ONE TRUE AND LIVING GOD, the All-Mighty GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob/Israel!

 

BLESS THE LORD, YIHOVAH,

GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB,

BLESS THE LORD, O MY SOUL

AND ALL THAT IS WITHIN ME, BLESS HIS HOLY NAME!

 

Tziona Yisrael,

Servant of the Most High GOD of Israel for HIS PRAISE and for HIS Holy Name’s Sake!

http://www.thelawkeepers.org

 

*****

 

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"O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches,

and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come."

 

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“Remember these, O Jacob and Israel; for thou art my servant:

I have formed thee; thou art my servant:

O Israel, thou shalt not be forgotten of me.

 

“I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions,

and, as a cloud, thy sins: return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.

 

“Sing, O ye heavens; for the LORD hath done it: shout,

ye lower parts of the earth: break forth into singing,

ye mountains, O forest, and every tree therein:

for the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in Israel.”

Isaiah 44:21 - 23

 

“But Zion said, The LORD hath forsaken me,

and my Lord hath forgotten me.

 

“Can a woman forget her sucking child,

that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb?

yea, they may forget, yet will I not forget thee.

 

“Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands;

thy walls are continually before me.”

Isaiah 49:14 - 16

 

“Fear not; for thou shalt not be ashamed: neither be thou confounded;

for thou shalt not be put to shame:

for thou shalt forget the shame of thy youth,

and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more.

 

“For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his name;

and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel;

The God of the whole earth shall he be called.

 

“For the LORD hath called thee as a woman forsaken and grieved in spirit,

and a wife of youth, when thou wast refused, saith thy God.

 

“For a small moment have I forsaken thee;

but with great mercies will I gather thee.

 

“In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment;

but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee,

saith the LORD thy Redeemer.”

Isaiah 54:4 - 8

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD OUR GOD OF ISRAEL

IS JUST AND GOOD!

 

 

FEAR AND GLORY YIHOVAH AND BE OBEDIENT TO HIS LAW

AND TO HIS WORD TO HIS TRUE PROPHETS!

 

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“The eyes of the LORD are upon the righteous,

and his ears are open unto their cry. 

The face of the LORD is against them that do evil,

to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth.”

Psalm 34:15,16

 

“For with thee is the fountain of life: in thy light shall we see light.

continue thy lovingkindness unto them that know thee;

and thy righteousness to the upright in heart.”

Psalm 36:9,10

 

“The right hand of the LORD is exalted:

the right hand of the LORD doeth valiantly.

I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the LORD.

The LORD hath chastened me sore: but he hath not given me over unto death.”

Psalm 118:16 - 18

 

“Hear the word of the LORD, ye children of Israel:

for the LORD hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land,

because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land.”

Hosea 4:1 

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD IS JUST AND GOOD!

 

Tziona Yisrael,

Servant of the Most High GOD of Israel for HIS Holy Name’s Sake!

 

*****

 

THE SOAPBOX THAT SPEAKS:

 

 

GETTING BLOWN AWAY

 

I don’t like to get blown away, but unfortunately these days it happens at least once a week!  Recently an off-shore-oil rig gets blown away and spills a gazillion gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.  As a result, the people living in the States along the Gulf of Mexico are up in arms because they are now without livelihoods, and tourists have cancelled their vacations to the areas suspected of having oil on its shores, especially Florida.   James Carvelle, a former Clinton supporter shouted on national television, We dyin’ down here!”  You see he seems to believe that President Obama is responsible for this “accident” and should, therefore, go down to the Gulf and fix the problem.  The President seems to get blamed for everything these days.  However, I wish I could get him to hear Black Voices the way he heard James Carvelle.

 

However, that’s not my point.  After Bush W. bombed the Hell out of Iraq, millions were left without running water, electricity, employment, and any infrastructure worth talking about.  And what was worse!  Innocent men, women, and children were literally DYING OVER THERE EVERY SINGLE DAY at the expense of greedy, selfish, and mean ethnocentric bigots who had the audacity to believe that GOD would let them take control of the rich oils of Iraq. Didn’t happen, and the US lost trillions and shipped home body bags because of a greedy contrived war that it cannot get out of, for one, and that has spread to two other countries for two.  Yeah, and I keep getting blown away at the WORKS of the CREATOR GOD, that causes nations to err.

 

“…there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.   Isaiah 30:27,28

 

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.   Isaiah 45:7

 

The END is in the making, and the CREATOR GOD is preparing to Judge fairly and in Righteousness.  Until this incident in the Gulf of Mexico, I used to wonder exactly how Babylon would “no more be inhabited for ever; neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation.” (Jeremiah 50:39).  

 

FIRST ONE THING AND THEN ANOTHER

 

President Obama, like Bush W., can’t buy a moment of peace.  I admire Obama and his wife so much, but they, with all their education and knowledge of prejudice and discrimination in the US, should have known the perils of having a Black Man in the White House.  And sadly, they should have known that their children would also be under attack.  I know the First Lady is livid every time something hateful is said about her children, because I am furious for her.  But no one would be able to control my words that I would have missiled upon these bigots.

 

Not only that, but you can bet that the powers-that-be are at work making sure that the election of this Black man won’t happen again.  Knowing how the First Lady feels, she will be glad to get the Hell out of that place.  In any case, people should know that all this mayhem is a product of the CREATOR GOD. 

 

The LORD killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up. The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up. He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD'S, and he hath set the world upon them.”   I Samuel 2:6,7

 

Behold, the name of the LORD cometh from far, burning with his anger, and the burden thereof is heavy: his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a devouring fire: And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.”  Isaiah 30:27,28 

 

I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.   Isaiah 45:7

 

An oil spill has the potential to eliminate employment and enjoyment, and folks all over the country want to punish President Obama, when he had absolutely nothing to do with it.  Not only that, it appears that he can do nothing about it, either.

 

The CREATOR GOD is taking back HIS Universe, and the Democrats, the Republicans, and the Israelis can do nothing about it.  And it can’t be a minute too soon.

 

 

SUPPOSE, JUST SUPPOSE…

 

Suppose a US flotilla is carrying essential materials, medical supplies, and food to an impoverished country, and in international waters Iranians in helicopters decide to drop down from ropes onto the American vessel.  What would be the consequences for said operation?  Let me answer in just two words:  A WAR!

 

Let the US be caught in international waters off the coast of Israel, and they will be bombed.  This is what happened to the USS Liberty in .  Hmmm..it would appear that Israelis will attack anyone.  Can you blame them?  They know that GOD’s Justice will be served on them for usurping HIS Land and taking on the name of HIS Covenant People - the Children of Israel.  And they won’t know from whence it cometh. 

 

I am absolutely amazed that Israelis can bomb Gaza and Lebanon and place an embargo on the Gazans, while the US and the UN look on as a destitute people suffer the worst apartheid ever.  When the Israelis vowed “Never Again”, clearly they meant that they would inflict suffering and mourning on the defenseless just like the Nazis did to them.

 

And the world watches, even White America, as more and more Ashkenazi “Jews” are voted into dominant positions in the US to support these cruel and heartless Israelis.

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THE SMOKESCREEN

 

We can assume the Universe was established by a “Big Bang,” or we can seek a more intelligent theory.

 

The more intelligent reasoning is that a Supreme Being did in fact Create the Heavens, Earth, and all things therein.  Then the issue becomes, “Did this Supreme Being intend for HIS CREATION to exist in such a chaotic state of absolute Hell, as it is now?”  If not, then it is incumbent upon us to seek answers for the present horrific state of affairs in the Land of Israel and the rest of the Middle East that is capable of spreading to other countries even to the United States.

 

It is not likely that this Supreme Being did not advise the people of HIS Creation IN THE BEGINNING of how to live in goodness and in peace with each other, which certainly entailed how to worship HIM for giving them life.  For there not to exist harmony and happiness on this Earth, it is evident that from the looks of things and from the ever-present catastrophic events taking place on Earth, this Supreme Being is furious with the peoples HE Created.

 

This is where we are now.  The CREATOR is Judging the peoples of HIS Creation and is taking back HIS Universe.

 

History proves that Jerusalem is the Holy City of the GOD of Israel, that the Israelites are HIS Chosen, Covenant People, and that the Land of Israel belongs to HIM, as well.  So, why all the attention given to this area of the world that is proving to be the catalyst leading to the end of this present world system?

 

The Palestinians have been in the land since the reign of King Saul, and the European Israelis have been a State since 1948, opening their doors to other converted Europeans and whomsoever else wishing to take part in this Talmudic process and live off the fat of GOD’s Holy Land.  The Palestinians and the Israelis have been at war ever since.  If these two groups can live together anywhere in the world except in Israel, then there must be a very good reason why.  However, the reason is not one that Israelis desire to make public.  Israeli hatred of the Arabs is not at all the issue.  There exists a more profound reason than that.  Finger pointing at the Arabs is but the ubiquitous smokescreen presented to the world.

 

THE TRUTH ABOUT CONVERSION TO SO-CALLED “JUDAISM”

 

The world should connect the dots and learn the truth regarding the Europeans who control GOD’s Holy Land.  There is no way the GOD of Israel will accept a conversion process that changes Europeans, Americans, and Middle Easterners into “Jews.”  GOD’s Covenant is with Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and their SEED.  Accordingly, how can we dismiss the fact that Abraham was called out of Ur of the Chaldeans – NOT out of Europe.  GOD well knows HIS Chosen People, no matter that HE took their identity from them and cast them from HIS Land.

 

And their being scattered into the “Four Corners of the Earth” to serve their enemies has everything to do with the problems in the Middle East, as this crisis relates to the CREATOR GOD taking back HIS Universe, HIS Holy Land, HIS Holy City, and HIS Chosen People.  The Israelis know this.  They see the handwriting on the wall, but they are fighting the CREATOR GOD tooth and nail.  That’s what this war is all about - Israeli control - to keep out the SEED of Jacob whom GOD is calling home.  Hence, the Israelis, even if time permitted, would not give the Palestinians their State for fear the Israelites would seek to live there also.  And just for the record, one can learn about the true identity of the descendants of Jacob by reading what the CREATOR GOD of Israel said would befall them in Leviticus 26th and Deuteronomy 28th Chapters.

 

The Israelis have a rabid requirement to control all the Land of Israel including the Palestinian territories for one reason and for one reason only, which has everything to do with their “Law of Return.”  The Israelis and their Rabbinute (their religious party) are ever aware that the CREATOR GOD of Israel has a Covenant People – The Twelve Tribes of Jacob, and they know that according to Biblical Prophecy the CREATOR GOD of the Land of Israel and this Universe will restore HIS Chosen People to their heritage.  For obvious reasons, in no way do the Israelis (European converts to what’s called “Judaism,” which is of their own making) want this to happen, for then they will no longer have control of the Land of Israel at all.  However, they know their days are numbered.

 

“Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; I have lifted up mine hand, Surely the heathen that are about you, they shall bear their shame. But ye, O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches, and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come. For, behold, I am for you, and I will turn unto you, and ye shall be tilled and sown: And I will multiply men upon you, all the house of Israel, even all of it: and the cities shall be inhabited, and the wastes shall be builded:”  

Ezekiel 36:7 – 10

 

Now, the Truth is out.  This is the reason for the decades of turmoil, death, and destruction over GOD’s Holy Land.  And of a Truth, the Israeli powers-that-be have no qualms about their dilemma.  They are prepared to fight to the end, but who are they really fighting?  It all has to do with what prophecy foretells, and what must be fulfilled.

 

Conversely, Israelis are putting too much false hope in their military powers.  When it comes to the Children of Israel, the CREATOR GOD fights their battles, and since it is time for their return, there is nothing Israeli’ weaponry can do to stop GOD’s Commandment from manifesting.

 

The Israelites were formed to show forth GOD’s Praise and to be a light to the world for HIS Ways of Righteousness – HIS Book of the Law (the teachings of the Prophet Moses – NOT the Talmud compiled by European “Jews”). 

 

“Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein: I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles;”  

Isaiah 42:5,6

 

“This people have I formed for myself; they shall shew forth my praise.”  Isaiah 43:21

 

And it is for this reason the Supreme Being, or rather the CREATOR GOD of Israel is taking back HIS magnificent Universe and making it a place of Divine Peace, one that Exalts and Magnifies HIM for all HIS Wondrous Works.

 

The CREATOR GOD has held HIS Peace for a very long time, all because of the curses HE put on HIS Chosen People for forsaking HIM for false gods and for rejecting HIS LAW.  Their rebellion caused GOD to cast HIS People into the hands of the heathen, and HE went into seclusion permitting Gentiles to run the world and teach HIS People a lesson that would send them running back to HIM seeking forgiveness with contrite spirits.

 

“I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once.”   Isaiah 42:14

 

For a long time people believed that the European “Jews” were really the people of the Bible, but the CREATOR knows HIS Chosen People, the SEED of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the men with whom HE made an Everlasting Covenant  (Genesis 17:1 – 21). 

 

From the Slave Trade to world hatred, and enduring racism and discrimination all over the world, Blacks have suffered at the hands of those who ruled over them.  But now, the CREATOR GOD of Israel is awakening the Dry Bones and calling HIS People home to the chagrin and utter dismay of European Israelis who are helpless to do anything about it but who still have plans to thwart the WORD of GOD.  Trust me, their efforts will not end in victory, and nothing since 1948 has even given them hope that they could take the place of the SEED of Jacob/Israel (Genesis 32:28) – neither by conversion nor submersion. 

 

Thus, the reasons for the war for Israeli control of GOD’s Land and the reasons for a world of troubled times, disasters, endless suffering, despair, and many, many tears.

 

The CREATOR is taking back HIS Universe and keeping HIS Everlasting Promises to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the Patriarchs of the Nation of Israel. 

 

“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in truth. The remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God. For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness.”   Isaiah 10:20 - 22

 

“And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.”   Isaiah 11:11

 

“And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.”   Ezekiel 36:27

 

“For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the LORD, so shall your seed and your name remain.”   Isaiah 66:22

 

“Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will bring again the captivity of Jacob's tents, and have mercy on his dwellingplaces; and the city shall be builded upon her own heap, and the palace shall remain after the manner thereof. And out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of them that make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small. Their children also shall be as aforetime, and their congregation shall be established before me, and I will punish all that oppress them. And their nobles shall be of themselves, and their governor shall proceed from the midst of them; and I will cause him to draw near, and he shall approach unto me: for who is this that engaged his heart to approach unto me? saith the LORD.”  

Jeremiah 30:18 – 21

 

“At the same time, saith the LORD, will I be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people. Thus saith the LORD, The people which were left of the sword found grace in the wilderness; even Israel, when I went to cause him to rest. The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee. Again I will build thee, and thou shalt be built, O virgin of Israel: thou shalt again be adorned with thy tabrets, and shalt go forth in the dances of them that make merry. Thou shalt yet plant vines upon the mountains of Samaria: the planters shall plant, and shall eat them as common things. For there shall be a day, that the watchmen upon the mount Ephraim shall cry, Arise ye, and let us go up to Zion unto the LORD our God. For thus saith the LORD; Sing with gladness for Jacob, and shout among the chief of the nations: publish ye, praise ye, and say, O LORD, save thy people, the remnant of Israel. Behold, I will bring them from the north country, and gather them from the coasts of the earth, and with them the blind and the lame, the woman with child and her that travaileth with child together: a great company shall return thither. They shall come with weeping, and with supplications will I lead them: I will cause them to walk by the rivers of waters in a straight way, wherein they shall not stumble: for I am a father to Israel, and Ephraim is my firstborn. Hear the word of the LORD, O ye nations, and declare it in the isles afar off, and say, He that scattered Israel will gather him, and keep him, as a shepherd doth his flock. For the LORD hath redeemed Jacob, and ransomed him from the hand of him that was stronger than he. Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all. Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, both young men and old together: for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.”   Jeremiah 31:1 – 13

 

“The remnant of Israel shall not do iniquity, nor speak lies; neither shall a deceitful tongue be found in their mouth: for they shall feed and lie down, and none shall make them afraid.”   Zephaniah 3:13

 

“Behold, at that time I will undo all that afflict thee: and I will save her that halteth, and gather her that was driven out; and I will get them praise and fame in every land where they have been put to shame.”   Zephaniah 3:19

 

And for all HIS Creations, especially man, the ONE CREATOR GOD of Israel will be acknowledged and worshipped by HIS Chosen People and all Nations remaining from HIS Wrath and destruction of the wicked.  The Peoples of this world will revolve around its MAKER!

 

Yes, the All-Mighty CREATOR will liberate HIS Holy Land and will return to HIS Holy City Jerusalem, where once again HIS Holy Priests will minister before HIM and where people of all Nations will visit to Bless HIM for HIS GOODNESS and for HIS Holy Name’s Sake.

 

“And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.”   Isaiah 66:23

 

“And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, the LORD of hosts, and to keep the feast of tabernacles.”   Zechariah 14:16

 

FINALLY:

 

“Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD's anger.”   Zephaniah 2:3

 

WHAT IS THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF THE CREATOR GOD?

 

“And it shall be our righteousness, if we observe to do all these commandments before the LORD our God, as he hath commanded us.”   Deuteronomy 6:25

 

“When all Israel is come to appear before the LORD thy God in the place which he shall choose, thou shalt read this law before all Israel in their hearing. Gather the people together, men and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law: And that their children, which have not known any thing, may hear, and learn to fear the LORD your God, as long as ye live in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.”   Deuteronomy 31:11 - 13

 

The fulfillment of the above passage is just a matter of time.

 

For more understanding and respect for what’s written in the “Old Testament” read…

 

THUS SAITH THE LORD

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1419629123/sr=8-6/qid=1152215959/ref=sr_1_6/002-5765394-4504857?ie=UTF8

 

 

BLESSED BE THE MOST HIGH CREATOR GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB FOR HIS MULTITUDE OF MERCIES IN NOT UTTERLY DESTROYING THE SEED OF JACOB!

 

Tziona Yisrael

 

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WE WANT ANSWERS, BUT CAN WE HANDLE THE TRUTH?

 

What in the world is happening?

 

As people watch and experience frightening and disastrous floods, killer storms, Earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, destructive fires, famine, and incurable diseases, they can only ask, “Will my loved ones and I be spared?”

 

As people sit in churches and temples, they wonder, “Why aren’t my prayers being answered?”  And “Who can I trust to spiritually guide me?”

 

As people raise their children, they wonder, “How can I explain the reasons why GOD does not end hunger, impoverishment, race hatred, unhappiness, ubiquitous catastrophes, and bring peace to this Earth?”

 

And “Why would GOD hand HIS Earth over to the heathens?”

 

The ANSWERS to all these questions and many, many more can be found in “The Old Testament.”

 

For more respect for the Ancient of Books read

 

THUS SAITH THE LORD

 

A Book on the “Old Testament”

 

by

 

Tziona Yisrael

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1419629123/sr=8-6/qid=1152215959/ref=sr_1_6/002-5765394-4504857?ie=UTF8

(Amazon.com)

 

In that this book details new revelations and unconventional perspectives about Christianity and so-called “Judaism” (unrelated to the LAW GOD gave to Moses), would you be so inclined to consider the answers and solutions written therein?

 

At a time when people fear for their lives because of the many disasters and the growing possibilities of a nuclear war, it is time to seek explanations that make sense.  Therefore, read the WORD OF GOD that has been hidden for millennia in order that the reign of the heathen may be fulfilled.  Read THUS SAITH THE LORD for knowledge and understanding, as all the world watches GOD’s WONDROUS WORKS unfold bringing an end to the corruption and evils that fill the Earth HE CREATED!

 

IT IS GOD’s TURN NOW!

WATCH

AS HE TAKES BACK HIS UNIVERSE,

CALLS ATTENTION TO HIMSELF,

AND

CAUSES ALL TO KNOW HIM AND HIS TRUTH!

 

THE CREATOR GOD WILL BE EXALTED AND

BILLIONS WILL BOW ONLY TO HIM!

 

When a child, I said I would kill whoever killed GOD.

Now, an adult, I know that no one can kill the True and Living CREATOR GOD

but rather must serve, worship, and magnify ONLY HIM or pay dire consequences, and

the order of each and every day prove to be the Truth of this matter.

 

Tziona Yisrael

Author

Afraqueen@AOL.COM

 

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BOOKS THAT OPEN THE EYES AND MAKE US THE WISER

 

100 years of Lynchings by Ralph Ginzurg

The Classic Slave Narratives Edited and with an Introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The Black Holocaust for Beginners by S.E. Anderson

The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews by The Nation of Islam

A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn (And the truth is told.)

THUS SAITH THE LORD by Tziona Yisrael

The Wake of the Wind by J. California Cooper (A novel on Blacks coming together after the end of Slavery)

Jubilee by Margaret Walker (A novel that brings every emotion of man to the fore)

 

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[I am too pleased to add the following list of more enlightening books presented by our dear Sister Naami baht Lewi.  By all means, please indulge and be the wiser. T.Y., Editor] 

 

1. Breaking the Chains of Psychological Slavery by Na'im Akbar (a very short book, but it's chock full of good, good stuff);

 

2. Africans and Their History by Dr. Joseph E. Harris (the book is not a big book either and there's even a paperback edition. Yet, it is one of the most comprehensive and easy-to-follow books on Africa that I've read);

3. Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by Dr. Joy Learey (in my opinion, this sister, even without an Israelite perspective, has produced the definitive work on explaining some of our behaviors, thought patterns, etc. She also offers some practical solutions that can be adopted and are even more applicable because we know the origin of our pathological behavior);

 

4. Capitalism and Slavery by Eric Williams (even though Dr. Williams speaks mainly about West Indian slavery, he offers a comprehensive perspective as to why we should not embrace our oppressors - particularly when we understand what they have done to us and their mindset on the whole institution).

 

5. Holy Land, Whose Land?: Modern Dilemma, Ancient Roots by Dorothy Drummond (she offers an interesting perspective on the question and she offers both the scientific and historical explanations as to why this is so);

 

6. The Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets by Barbara G. Walker. This is a great reference book for explaining many of the pagan origins of beliefs, practices, etc.

 

7. The Penguin Dictionary of Religions, edited by John R. Hinnells;

 

8. The Penguin Dictionary of Symbols, by Jean Chevalier and Alain Gheerbrant; Both of these reference books offer a wealth of information as to the origin or certain religious beliefs, how these beliefs were founded, and how various symbols are derived from paganism, etc.

 

9. Anything by the late Dr. Amos N. Wilson, particularly the following: The Developmental Psychology of the Black Child; Awakening the Natural Genius of Black Children; & The Falsification of Afrikan Consciousness.

 

NOTE: Dr. Wilson was an inspired, if sometimes soporific lecturer, although his lectures were mainly delivered in the vernacular of the common man. His books are written is some common language that is easily comprehensible, while also including language that may be difficult for some to follow (i.e., written in academic language). However, folks who are good and/or avid readers will gain a lot from his work.

 

10. The Hidden History of New York: A guide for Black Folks by Tingba Apidta, the 3rd in a series of The Reclamation Project, Boston, MA. (This book is for those who mistakenly believe that slavery and Jim Crow were Southern U.S. phenomena.)

 

11. African Perspective on Colonialism by A. Adu Boahen (An African's view of his continent's conquerors. Very interesting and informative.)

 

12. *The Jew and the Christian Missionary: A Jewish Response to Missionary Christianity" by Gerald Segal, KTAV Publishing House, Inc., NY, 1981.

*Please note that this book may be completely out of print. When I ordered mine on amazon.com a few years ago, (The Strand and other out-of-print publishers did not have a copy) it cost me $53 (other copies were being sold for as high as $250!). A congregation might want to track this publication down and pay for a copy and then distribute without charge, copies of sections, citing the source, of course. This way, they don't infringe on copyright laws. It is one of those remarkable books that once acquired, you don't let out of your possession.

 

13. The Christ Conspiracy: The Greatest Story Ever Sold by Acharya S.

 

14. Gospel Fictions by Randel Helms

 

15. Don't forget that our brother, Moreh Aesh of Baltimore, produces a long list of pamphlets, essays, etc. explaining much to Israelites, including the debunking of christianity and islam, under his Zaqen Publications. You can view the publications available by logging on to http://www.zaqen.info/.


Hope this list is useful. Sorry about its length, although I could have added some more. But you know, "the reading of many books......"


As always, love, peace and blessings to you and yours.


Kol Khavode L'Yehowah,

Naami

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If you are aware of books that inform and enlighten, by all means, please submit the names and authors of these books, and I will add them to this list.  Pls. E-mail Afraqueen@AOL.COM with the necessary information.

 

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A SPECIAL REPORT ON THE “KOY”

 

TAKE DILIGENT HEED…

 

“…take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law,

which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments,

and to cleave unto him,

and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.”

Joshua 22:5

June 19, 2006

 

What exactly does the GOD of Israel mean when HE Commands us to take diligent heed to do HIS Commandments and HIS LAW? 

 

IN THAT…

 

“I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live: That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.”   Deuteronomy 30:19,20

 

AND…

 

“And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law. For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.”   Deuteronomy 32:46,47

 

I would think that to take diligent heed means to be extremely cautious to keep GOD’s LAW, read and study it, DO IT, and pray to the GOD of Israel for wisdom to understand it.  And in addition to that common sense would be to either join with others so determined or be alone in returning back to the Holy ONE and what’s required of the SEED of Jacob.

 

This might seem ever so trivial a detail to some, but it means a world to the GOD of Israel.  You see, I used to belong to Ben Ammi’s group, and I left for many reasons, but mainly because he was allowing people to call him JC and “Saviour” and because he was not concerned about GOD’s LAW and much less about taking heed to live and do it. 

 

What truly, truly disturbs me is that there are people encouraging Israelites to join up with Ben Ammi and accept his title – “Messianic Leader,” as well as the blasphemous notion that the True and Living GOD would have such a congregation to represent HIM.  Yes, of course the so-called “KOY” exists, but it does not represent the GOD of Israel and HIS LAW, i.e., HIS Ways of Righteousness that HE Commanded of the Prophet Moses to teach to the Nation of Israel.  This group does not in any way signify the Kingdom of YAH, and indeed it cannot in any way portray GOD’s Righteous Kingdom. 

 

The “KOY” is a congregation of people calling themselves Israelites and living according to the Laws of Ben Ammi and the imaginations of his contrary and devious heart.  The wise in the knowledge of Truth know that Ben Ammi’s camp, built on corruption, crime, lust, adultery, and death, cannot in any way be connected with the Holy ONE of Israel’s Divine and Righteous Kingdom or cannot be established to receive the Remnant GOD said would return. 

 

“The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it perfectly. I have not sent these prophets, yet they ran: I have not spoken to them, yet they prophesied. But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way, and from the evil of their doings.”   Jeremiah 23:20 – 22

 

“My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their restingplace.”   Jeremiah 50:6

 

Moreover, King David’s Seed will head the CREATOR GOD’s Righteous Kingdom that will exist upon this Earth, and he will know to be the perfect role model for living GOD’s LAW in Righteousness. 

 

I have never read where Kings David and Solomon called themselves “Messiah.”

 

“And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD; And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears: But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and reprove with equity for the meek of the earth: and he shall smite the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips shall he slay the wicked. And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.”   Isaiah 11:1 – 5

 

“And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse, which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek: and his rest shall be glorious.”   Isaiah 11:10

 

And this Righteous Kingdom will be all about serving, worshipping, and PRAISING the GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and about representing HIM and spreading HIS Laws, Statutes, and Judgments throughout this world, in order that the CREATOR GOD of Israel will be Magnified and will receive all the Praise and all the Glory, so that people will abandon the “New Testament” and its theology.  Have no doubts about it, the son of David will rule from Jerusalem and the GOD of Heaven and Earth will rule over all (Psalm 103:19). 

 

I find nothing in GOD’s WORD to support an existence of HIS Kingdom in Israel under the control of Gentile Jews.  Ben Ammi has deceived hundreds into believing this lie that he is the Messianic leader of GOD’s Kingdom.  How long are we going to follow leaders who use GOD’s Holy Name in vain?! 

 

Taking heed to keep GOD’s LAW would entail staying as far from Ben Ammi as possible.  And the fact that HE keeps his stores open on GOD’s Holy Day of Complete REST is a darn good red flag and eye-opener that shouts to stay away from this leader, as of a Truth, he does not FEAR the GOD of Israel to do HIS Will.  And what better information exists from Our GOD to prove Ben Ammi to be one who defies the All-Mighty GOD!

 

“To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.”   Isaiah 8:20

 

This passage is the best gauge Israelites have for determining and for understanding who to accept as a genuine leader or know who FEARS the Holy ONE of Israel.  If Ben Ammi and the people of his camp defy the Most High GOD of Israel, then why join with them, and why take part in their beliefs unfounded in GOD’s LAW and in their disobedience?

 

“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night.”   Psalm 1:1,2

 

“I have hated the congregation of evil doers; and will not sit with the wicked.”   Psalm 26:5

 

“If I regard iniquity in my heart, the Lord will not hear me:”   Psalm 66:18

 

“Incline not my heart to any evil thing, to practise wicked works with men that work iniquity: and let me not eat of their dainties.”   Psalm 141:4

 

“Hear, O heavens, and give ear, O earth: for the LORD hath spoken, I have nourished and brought up children, and they have rebelled against me. The ox knoweth his owner, and the ass his master's crib: but Israel doth not know, my people doth not consider. Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity, a seed of evildoers, children that are corrupters: they have forsaken the LORD, they have provoked the Holy One of Israel unto anger, they are gone away backward.”   Isaiah 1:2 - 4

 

Another perfect incident that serves to explain why we cannot join with people who break GOD’s LAW concerns Jehoshaphat and Ahziah.  And does it ever speak VOLUMES!

 

“And after this did Jehoshaphat king of Judah join himself with Ahaziah king of Israel, who did very wickedly: And he joined himself with him to make ships to go to Tarshish: and they made the ships in Eziongaber. Then Eliezer the son of Dodavah of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because thou hast joined thyself with Ahaziah, the LORD hath broken thy works. And the ships were broken, that they were not able to go to Tarshish.”   II Chronicles 20:35 – 37

 

Let’s not pretend we don’t know about our past and how our stiffnecked and rebellious forebears loved to be connected with evildoers and how they encouraged the lawful to follow wickedness.  At least admit to what THUS SAITH THE LORD!

 

At this late day and in the time of Jacob’s Trouble, why would we even consider joining with Ben Ammi or with anyone or with any congregation that does not make GOD’s LAW the Paths of Righteousness to follow and walk?  Our GOD of Israel promises us that if we return to HIM and HIS LAW, that then we can return to our heritage (Deuteronomy 30:1-4).  If people will join with Ben Ammi, then for them GOD’s Promise is made void.

 

“And ye shall know that I am the LORD: for ye have not walked in my statutes, neither executed my judgments, but have done after the manners of the heathen that are round about you.”   Ezekiel 11:12

 

“Why criest thou for thine affliction? thy sorrow is incurable for the multitude of thine iniquity: because thy sins were increased, I have done these things unto thee.”   Jeremiah 30:15

 

“And hast given them this land, which thou didst swear to their fathers to give them, a land flowing with milk and honey; And they came in, and possessed it; but they obeyed not thy voice, neither walked in thy law; they have done nothing of all that thou commandedst them to do: therefore thou hast caused all this evil to come upon them:”  Jeremiah 32:22,23

 

What a crime!  Ben Ammi was among the blessed to return, but just like his rebellious forefathers, he, too, refuses to be obedient to the LAWS of the GOD of Israel.

 

The WORD of the GOD of Israel also condemns Ben Ammi for calling himself a “Messianic Leader” in order to gather Israelites and Christians into his fold.  But in no way does he emulate the “Old Testament” men of GOD!

 

Was Moses, Joshua, Samuel, the kings of Israel, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, or any of the other Prophets who promoted GOD’s Book of the Law and who spoke “THUS SAITH THE LORD” called a Messiah?  Do we need this?  Is this something required of us to have before us?

 

I listened to a Brother in Paltalk Chat go to extremes to contrive a justifiable explanation for Ben Ammi calling himself a Messiah.  The Truth of the matter is that this word is not even connected with Hebrew-Israelite Culture.  “Jews” and Christians and the Book of Daniel and the “New Testament” are very much associated with the word “Messiah,” but not the Israelites who wandered forty years in the Wilderness and inhabited the Land of Israel.  And if Moses was NOT given this C.E. terminology to introduce to the Children of Israel, then there is no reason for us to know about it at all.  There isn’t even ANY information in this Book of Daniel or in the “New Testament” that is essential for Israelites to know and do – none at all.  All that the GOD of Israel required of us to know and do was given to HIS Servant Moses and is reiterated in the books of HIS Prophets who utter “THUS SAITH THE LORD.”  There is no “THUS SIAITH THE LORD” in the Book of Daniel or in the “New Testament.”  Both of these books were written AFTER GOD scattered HIS Chosen People, Israel, from the land.  That being the case, this literature is suspect, and proof of this is the fact that the Israelites were scattered to live in “Darkness” and to serve their enemies.  So, why would the Holy ONE give them any information about seventy weeks or seventy years or seventy anything

 

And even if this information is for a time after the Israelites return, the information still makes no sense.  “And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week…” (Daniel 9:27).  This verse contradicts what “THUS SAITH THE LORD” about HIS Covenant in Jeremiah 31:31 – 34 and in Ezekiel 20:37.  And not one of GOD’s Prophets makes mention of this event in the Book of Daniel. 

 

Just for the record, “THUS SAITH THE LORD” is mentioned more than 400 times in the “Old Testament” but not even once in the Book of Daniel or in the “New Testament.”  That’s no mistake.  That’s for us to think logically and connect the dots!  Therefore, when we do the research concerning the year the Book of Daniel was probably written, we will see that this Book of Daniel and the “New Testament” were written to deceive Israelites, and, thus, we have no reason to accept the information in either of these books as being GOD’s WORD. 

 

GOD’s Covenants – HIS LAW and HIS Promises, as well as the “New Covenant” spoken of in Jeremiah 31:31-34 - will resume upon our return to our heritage.  And there is no other WORD of GOD to have us believe that any one of these Covenants will be one week.  Actually, when you consider what’s written in Daniel 9:27, none of this chapter makes any sense whatsoever.

 

“He hath remembered his covenant for ever, the word which he commanded to a thousand generations. Which covenant he made with Abraham, and his oath unto Isaac; And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant:”   Psalm 105:8 – 10

 

“Nevertheless he regarded their affliction, when he heard their cry: And he remembered for them his covenant, and repented according to the multitude of his mercies.”   Psalm 106:44,45

 

The Holy ONE of Israel has not only remembered HIS Covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, but HE has opened our eyes to the fact that WE ARE HIS PEOPLE, but unfortunately, too many of us do not choose to do that which is necessary to stay in HIS good graces.

 

Another serious issue is that certain people credit Ben Ammi with moving Israelites to Liberia and then on to Israel.  The GOD of Israel did not say that Ben Ammi would deliver HIS People.  HE said that HE would, and when HE does, for sure HE wants all the GLORY, every whit!  HE got all the GLORY in the Israelite Deliverance out of Egypt, and HE, unequivocally, will be Exalted AGAIN upon the return of the Remnant of Israel that GOD promises HE WILL GATHER.  To suggest or even think for a moment that Ben Ammi deserves recognition for that which is due to the Holy ONE of Israel leads me to believe that some of us, being Israelites, have truly lost sight of what’s important to know and understand.  It would appear that the Holy ONE is again proving Israelites to determine who will and who will not enter into HIS Glorious Kingdom.

 

And just because people think Ben Ammi to be prosperous and have more than other congregations is no reason to boast about the advancements he has made.  When I hear this, I am constantly reminded of the “green bay tree” in Psalms.

 

“Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity. For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb. Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.”   Psalm 37:1 – 3

 

“I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree. Yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not: yea, I sought him, but he could not be found. Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace.”   Psalm 37:35 - 37

 

“They that trust in their wealth, and boast themselves in the multitude of their riches; None of them can by any means redeem his brother, nor give to God a ransom for him:”   Psalm 49:6,7

 

“Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the LORD keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.”   Psalm 127:1

 

It would appear that people don’t yet get the full understanding of the above verse that is loaded with Truth, conviction, and certainty.  Time proves everything!  The Flood of Noah’s Day and the scattering of the Nation of Israel into the Four Corners of the Earth are proven facts that the CREATOR GOD of Israel does not tolerate people taking HIS Name in vain, disobedience of HIS LAW, and the worship of false gods and even of man.

 

Ben Ammi is not “perfect.”  He, himself, said in 1996 that he is doing 60%.  Thus, he isn’t even close to being “the perfect man.”  He is failing and falling fast!  His works and teachings speak volumes.  We have history to probe for what “THUS SAITH THE LORD” and for what required of us.  AND we have read what has happened to Israelites who stray from GOD’s LAW in order to establish their own direction.  We have book after book in the “Old Testament” that gives us all the information we need concerning rebellious Israelites.  We know what the GOD of Israel did to them, and we know that HE has not changed HIS Ordinances one iota, and that HE will NEVER change them.  Hence, knowing all this, and knowing what the GOD of Moses has said about HIS LAW and the consequences for not keeping it (in Deuteronomy 28th Chapter), knowing that HE will MAGNIFY HIS LAW and put it in our hearts, knowing that we were scattered for not observing this Divine LAW, would Our GOD of Israel send such a leader as Ben Ammi who has no regard for HIS LAW but rather for magnifying himself and a bogus “KOY”?  Perfect men of GOD do not grandstand and promote adverse teachings.  They vehemently stress doing the WORD of the GOD of Israel and with “ONE” mindset. 

 

Without question, “the perfect man” FEARS the GOD of Israel to live and do HIS Book of the Law.  It is accepting GOD’s Righteousness and to live by it that is our ticket into the CREATOR GOD of Israel’s Peaceful Kingdom.  It is not Ben Ammi’s veggie and no-salt diets.  Ben Ammi is not concerned about GOD’s LAW, and neither is the GOD of Israel in his thoughts.  This “KOY” in Dimona is really nothing more than the Kingdom of Ben Ammi, and he is no more the “Saviour” that he is called than is the jc of the “New Testament.”  Ben Ammi and the other leaders in his Camp know exactly how to run their game, and those who they beguile either know nothing of the GOD of Israel and HIS LAW, or they have chosen to forget the GOD of Israel and HIS LAW and listen to and believe in a man whose foundation is built on lies, corruption, and death.  Therefore, I caution everyone to be very cautious of what is believed, and the reason is that if we CHOOSE to believe in wickedness, then GOD will help to encourage that false belief.

 

Hear, O earth: behold, I will bring evil upon this people, even the fruit of their thoughts, because they have not hearkened unto my words, nor to my law, but rejected it.”  

Jeremiah 6:19

 

“Because Ephraim hath made many altars to sin, altars shall be unto him to sin.”   Hosea 8:11

 

What wills Israelites to turn from the WORD of GOD?  What force is there that can make GOD’s Chosen People defy HIM?  Never mind.  I don’t think I want to know.  In any case, those who join with Ben Ammi should know that you give up your assets and you are expected to conform to the expectations of the Camp, and you will adhere to WILL adhere to their ways or be punished by beatings and losing your flamboyant “title.”  What a scam, the best since the advent of Christianity.  However, only the Holy ONE will prove them a fraud and with the Righteous Remnant HE is calling – HIS Chosen Ones who have determined to serve and worship ONLY HIM.

 

“And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the LORD shall be delivered: for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, as the LORD hath said, and in the remnant whom the LORD shall call.”   Joel 2:32

 

“For the wicked boasteth of his heart's desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth. The wicked, through the pride of his countenance, will not seek after God: God is not in all his thoughts.”   Psalm 10:3,4

 

“My soul shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad. O magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together.”   Psalm 34:2,3

 

“In God we boast all the day long, and praise thy name for ever. Selah.”   Psalm 44:8

 

Is this a time for us to boast?  Ben Ammi is subject to the will of Gentile Jews.  Why is he boasting, and why are others boasting for him?  Is this not a time to turn to the Most High GOD of Israel and boast of HIM and seek HIM for understanding IN HIS LAW and in HIS WORD to HIS Prophets?  Should we not thirst and hunger for GOD’s Truth?

 

“All the commandments which I command thee this day shall ye observe to do, that ye may live, and multiply, and go in and possess the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers. And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no. And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.”   Deuteronomy 8:3

 

Ezekiel speaks about the Holy ONE of Israel gathering us and taking us into a SECOND WILDERNESS.  If Ben Ammi, or anyone for that matter, does not observe GOD’s Holy Seventh Day of Complete REST, as it is written, will he not be purged, as the GOD of Israel has said?  Can it really be that the CREATOR GOD of the Heavens and the Earth will allow Ben Ammi and his Camp to fast on HIS Holy Day and have his restaurants open defying HIS Commandment?  Come on, People!  Who is fooling whom?

 

“And I will bring you out from the people, and will gather you out of the countries wherein ye are scattered, with a mighty hand, and with a stretched out arm, and with fury poured out. And I will bring you into the wilderness of the people, and there will I plead with you face to face. Like as I pleaded with your fathers in the wilderness of the land of Egypt, so will I plead with you, saith the Lord GOD. And I will cause you to pass under the rod, and I will bring you into the bond of the covenant: And I will purge out from among you the rebels, and them that transgress against me: I will bring them forth out of the country where they sojourn, and they shall not enter into the land of Israel: and ye shall know that I am the LORD.”   Ezekiel 20:34 – 38

 

Ironically, from this passage, Ben Ammi will not enter into the very Kingdom he boasts. 

 

“And he spake unto the congregation, saying, Depart, I pray you, from the tents of these wicked men, and touch nothing of their's, lest ye be consumed in all their sins.”   Numbers 16:26

 

“I have hated the congregation of evil doers; and will not sit with the wicked.”   Psalm 26:5

 

Surely, we know about Israelites who speak of the Holy ONE of Israel with their lips but have hearts far from HIM.  This is the case with all Israel who acknowledge the Holy ONE of Israel but DO NOT live by HIS Book of the Law, as it is written.

 

“Deliver me from the workers of iniquity, and save me from bloody men.”   Isaiah 59:2

 

Some of us might think it is all right to join with congregations that defy GOD’s LAW, but this is wholly against doing what Thus Saith the LORD.  The Holy ONE of Israel is not impressed with the direction some of us have taken.  First of all, we do not need leaders.  Our Merciful GOD has brought us out of darkness in revealing to us our true identity and has made us know that we are more than just descendants of Slaves. HE did this because of HIS Promises to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and because we are HIS Chosen People.  Wake up, Israel!  We need Our GOD, the Holy ONE of Israel.  We can call upon HIM for direction, wisdom, and understanding.  That’s why HE is Our GOD.  HE does not tell us to call upon HIM for naught.  HE did not say trust not in a friend for naught.  HE did not say that those who follow after evil leaders will be destroyed for naught (Isaiah 9:16).  Our GOD has always wanted to be the center of our lives and of our world.  And if we are obedient and will devote our lives to HIM, HE will be our LEADER, and for choosing HIM, we will not thirst or want for any good thing.  And at the designated time, HE promises to send us HIS Pastors.  But until then, trust in ONLY Our GOD of Israel and see HIS miraculous WORKS for those HE loves!

 

People have come forward with information on Ben Ammi, and the Brother promoting the so-called “Keys to the Kingdom” is aware of this.  I have also posted information on Ben Ammi and his camp to the LawKeepers Forum.  And if people will still join with him, after learning about this useless kingdom, then they certainly have no one but themselves to blame for whatever might befall them.   More importantly, those who will read this Message and will still seek to join and be associated with the Ben Ammi Camp can’t say they didn’t know and certainly won’t be able to plead ignorance.  They can’t say their leaders are at fault.  They can’t say they believed in a Brother whom they thought knew what he was talking about with some “Keys to the Kingdom.”  And the reason they cannot feign all these excuses is because all GOD’s warnings and counsel are written in HIS LAW and in HIS WORD to HIS Prophets. “TAKE DILIGENT HEED…” Also, HE provides knowledge to those who earnestly seek it.  The Holy ONE of Israel is a Most Merciful GOD and SAVIOR and has covered ALL bases, and HE has left out nothing of significance for us to know and do.  Our GOD of Israel has even left us with HIS WORD and good reason why we should not trust in man.

 

“Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish. Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God: Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein is: which keepeth truth for ever:”   Psalm 146:3 - 6

 

“Trust ye not in a friend, put ye not confidence in a guide: keep the doors of thy mouth from her that lieth in thy bosom.”   Micah 7:5

 

I feel like this:  If I am going to fall by the wayside, it will not be because of following some stiffnecked, grandstanding, rebellious Israelite leaders.  In that respect, I have learned what not to do very well and mainly from watching lawless Israelites in Ben Ammi’s Camp and listening to him speak the imaginations of his heart.

 

The Dry Bones have a chance to live and serve and worship the Holy ONE of Israel, but only if we will return to HIM (not to Ben Ammi) to FEAR ONLY HIM and be obedient to the Ways of the CREATOR GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.  It has been more than 2,500 years since we lost our heritage.  And the only way we will return to it is by looking to our SAVIOR, Our ONLY HELP. 

 

With Ben Ammi there is an arm of flesh; but with us is the LORD Our GOD to help us if we will only let HIM.  But we must take diligent heed to follow HIS Paths of Righteousness.  May Our Holy ONE of Israel bless the man courageous enough to speak HIS Truth and stand up for HIS LAW, the ONLY True Path of Righteousness.

 

“Behold, the eye of the LORD is upon them that fear him, upon them that hope in his mercy; To deliver their soul from death, and to keep them alive in famine. Our soul waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield. For our heart shall rejoice in him, because we have trusted in his holy name.”   Psalm 33:18 – 21

 

“Give us help from trouble: for vain is the help of man. Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.”   Psalm 60:11,12

 

“Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.”   Psalm 124:8

 

Wake up, Israel.  It is a fact that Ben Ammi does not live by GOD’s LAW.  This we know!  And since he doesn’t, the so-called KOY, under the leadership of Ben Ammi is just another Messianic congregation in deep trouble with the GOD of Israel.  As for me, I shall serve the Most High GOD of Israel and strive to be perfect in HIS LAW.  And all those who FEAR the GOD of Israel will do likewise.  Going home in no way entails joining Ben Ammi’s congregation, and if this is what you believe, then you are greatly deceived. 

 

“In those days, and in that time, saith the LORD, the children of Israel shall come, they and the children of Judah together, going and weeping: they shall go, and seek the LORD their God.”   Jeremiah 50:4

 

“O thou that art named the house of Jacob, is the spirit of the LORD straitened? are these his doings? do not my words do good to him that walketh uprightly?”  

Micah 2:7

 

“And many nations shall come, and say, Come, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, and to the house of the God of Jacob; and HE WILL TEACH US OF HIS WAYS, and we will walk in his paths: for THE LAW SHALL GO FORTH OF ZION, AND THE WORD OF THE LORD FROM JERUSALEM.”   Micah 4:2  (Caps. are mine.)

 

WAKE UP, ISRAEL!  Our GOD is calling us, and HE is being very selective.  HE is only taking Israelites who will vow themselves to HIM and to HIS LAW.  For that reason, there will only be a “Remnant” to make it to GOD’s Kingdom – only a Remnant.

 

“But know that the LORD hath set apart him that is godly for himself: the LORD will hear when I call unto him. Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah. Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your trust in the LORD.”   Psalm 4:3 - 5 

 

So, be aware, and TAKE DILIGENT HEED.  This is our last shot to be returned to our heritage. 

 

“The soul that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him. But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die. All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him: in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live. Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord GOD: and not that he should return from his ways, and live? But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.”   Ezekiel 18:20 - 24

 

Thus, it is most critical that GOD FEARING Israelites discern right from wrong and denounce defiance and disobedience to GOD’s LAW.  

 

“But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children; To such as keep his covenant, and to those that remember his commandments to do them.”   Psalm 103:17,18

 

And at the same time we must embrace wisdom and knowledge and abide by it.  Don’t waste precious time on a NOTORIOUS leader who has no respect for the “SIGN” of GOD’s Holy Seventh Day Sabbath of REST that binds us with Our GOD of Israel.  The last thing Israelites who seek the GOD of Israel need is to hear a philosophy inconsistent with that of GOD’s Book of the Law.

 

What a shame to have people’s stomachs growling from their hunger pains and incessantly thinking of what they will eat when the Sabbath is ended, rather than thinking about the Mercies of the SAVIOR GOD of Israel and giving Glory to HIM for giving us a Blessed Day of REST.  How do I know all this?  I’ve been there and done that!  What a shame to have people not enjoying food on GOD’s Seventh Day Sabbath and their giving in to blessed slumber and rest on full stomachs.  WHAT A SHAME!  Ben Ammi forgets that this Seventh Day is the CREATOR’s Anniversary, and it is HE that has COMMANDED, how HE wants it observed.  To his hurt, Ben Ammi does not see it that way.

 

Those who decline from GOD’s Ways of Righteousness can expect to literally go mad and die.  This is GOD’s WORD – not mine!  Ben Ammi initially taught GOD’s LAW and as far as I knew abided by it.  Actually, this was the reason I joined “Abeta Israel,” the Israelite congregation in which he was a member.  But he allowed a former Christian preacher who joined his group to entice him to be the “Messiah” and “Saviour” of the Nation of Israel.  By the way, his congregation does for sure call him “Lord and Saviour.”  I have heard a woman make reference to him as being that, and Asiel, the so-called “KOY” Ambassador confirms that Ben Ammi saved him.  He made this statement in the Paltalk Chat a few months ago.  For this reason, Ben Ammi has gone, not just mad but, stark raving mad.  I feel it is important to inform you that the woman (Rachel) who called Ben Ammi “Lord and Saviour” is now deceased.  And just for the record, the man who is supposed to have “anointed” Ben Ammi is dead and has been dead for a long time, now. 

 

ISRAEL DOES NOT KNOW!

 

“The young lions roar after their prey, and seek their meat from God.”   Psalm 104:21

 

Why can’t we just seek Our GOD of Israel and be obedient to what HE requires of us?  After all, HIS Book of the Law and HIS WORD to HIS Prophets are our Bread of Life.

 

“Thus saith the LORD, thy redeemer, and he that formed thee from the womb, I am the LORD that maketh all things; that stretcheth forth the heavens alone; that spreadeth abroad the earth by myself; That frustrateth the tokens of the liars, and maketh diviners mad; that turneth wise men backward, and maketh their knowledge foolish;”   Isaiah 44:24,25

 

King David Feared and loved the GOD of Israel with all his heart and soul, and we have him as evidence that we, also, can indeed be people after GOD’s own heart.  Notice his Psalm 101:

 

“I will sing of mercy and judgment: unto thee, O LORD, will I sing. I will behave myself wisely in a perfect way. O when wilt thou come unto me? I will walk within my house with a perfect heart. I will set no wicked thing before mine eyes: I hate the work of them that turn aside; it shall not cleave to me. A froward heart shall depart from me: I will not know a wicked person. Whoso privily slandereth his neighbour, him will I cut off: him that hath an high look and a proud heart will not I suffer. Mine eyes shall be upon the faithful of the land, that they may dwell with me: he that walketh in a perfect way, he shall serve me. He that worketh deceit shall not dwell within my house: he that telleth lies shall not tarry in my sight. I will early destroy all the wicked of the land; that I may cut off all wicked doers from the city of the LORD.”

 

I question the motives of those who promote Ben Ammi’s so-called “KOY” and disseminate information leading people to believe that he is a Messiah.  Ben Ammi’s works judge him to be nothing more than a Lawbreaker who is steadfastly working against the WORD of the GOD of Israel, and who is relentlessly expounding on his books, his diets, his authority, his being a Messiah, and his “Kingdom of Ben Ammi.” 

 

Wake up, Israel, and take diligent heed to the LAW and WORD of the GOD of Israel before it is too late.  Our GOD is taking back HIS Universe, and I PRAISE HIM, for I hate this world system that enables people to live as they choose rather than live by “every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD…” (Deuteronomy 8:3). 

 

“I will sing unto the LORD as long as I live: I will sing praise to my God while I have my being. My meditation of him shall be sweet: I will be glad in the LORD. Let the sinners be consumed out of the earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless thou the LORD, O my soul. Praise ye the LORD.”  

Psalm 104:33 – 35

 

“Save us, O LORD our God, and gather us from among the heathen, to give thanks unto thy holy name, and to triumph in thy praise.  Blessed be the LORD God of Israel from everlasting to everlasting…”   Psalm 106:47

 

“For thou, LORD, wilt bless the righteous; with favour wilt thou compass him as with a shield.”   Psalm 5:12

 

WHO IS ON THE LORD’s SIDE, make haste to return to HIM and to HIS Book of the Law and to live and do it in Righteousness with your whole heart and soul!

 

BLESSED BE THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL FOR HIS MERCIFUL KINDNESS TOWARDS THOSE WHO SEEK HIM AND WHO ARE OBEDIENT TO HIS LAW!

 

Me and My GOD with me,

 

Tziona Yisrael

Servant of the Most High GOD of Israel for HIS Holy Name’s Sake

 

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REFLECTING ON GOD’S WORD IN REGARD TO

HIS SEVENTH DAY SABBATH COMMANDMENT!

 

REMEMBER, THIS IS HIS ANNIVERSARY DAY OF REST,

AND OUR DAY TO KEEP IN REST AND AS A SIGN BETWEEN

HIM AND THE CHILDREN OF ISRAEL!

 

“Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them.

And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made;

and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made.

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it:

because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.”

Genesis 2:1 – 3

 

“…the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth

you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide ye every man in his place,

let no man go out of his place on the seventh day.”

Exodus 16:29

 

“…this thing commanded I them, saying, Obey my voice, and I will be your God, and ye shall be my people: and walk ye in all the ways

that I have commanded you, that it may be well unto you.

But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels

and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward.”

Jeremiah 7:23,24

 

“And say thou unto them, Thus saith the LORD God of Israel;

Cursed be the man that obeyeth not the words of this covenant,

Which I commanded your fathers in the day that I brought them forth

out of the land of Egypt, from the iron furnace, saying, Obey my voice,

and do them, according to all which I command you: so shall ye be my people, and I will be your God:”

Jeremiah 11:3,4

 

As most of you know, I am a firm believer in living GOD’s Book of the Law, and that I strongly stress observance of GOD’s Holy Seventh Day Sabbath that HE proclaimed a “SIGN” between HIM and HIS Chosen People, Israel.  To strengthen the great significance of GOD’s Hallowed Seventh Day, HE used this Day of REST to prove HIS People, the Israelites, to see if they would walk in HIS LAW, or no (Exodus 16:4).

 

It didn’t take GOD long to find out that HIS Chosen People HE had JUST DELIVERED out of Egyptian bondage by HIS Mighty Hand before their very eyes, did not FEAR HIM to be OBEDIENT to HIS COMMANDMENT of the Holy Seventh Day of Rest.  The Holy ONE of Israel made no comment when the Israelites left the Manna “til the morning and it bred worms and stank.”  But, it was Moses who “was wroth with them.”  However, when some of the Children of Israel went out on the Seventh Day Sabbath to gather Manna, this, without a doubt, deeply upset the Holy ONE of Israel.

 

“And it came to pass, that there went out some of the people on the seventh day for to gather, and they found none. And the LORD said unto Moses, How long refuse ye to keep my commandments and my laws?”   Exodus 16:27,28

 

The Israelites had failed their test!  It is obvious that the Holy ONE DID NOT want the Israelites leaving their places on HIS Holy Seventh Day of COMPLETE REST (Shabbatone in Hebrew).  And for some of us, if this is not understood, then Exodus 16:29 makes GOD’s COMMANDMENT perfectly clear without a shadow of a doubt.

 

“…the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day.” 

 

The questions now become, Is the Holy ONE of Israel still proving us to see if we “will walk in HIS LAW, or no?”  Is HE still using HIS Holy Sabbath Day as an indicator, and are we at liberty to violate GOD’s COMMANDMENT “to abide every man in his place on the Seventh Day”?  Also, can we be expected to return to our heritage if we do violate this COMMANDMENT?

 

“Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.”   Ezekiel 22:26

 

Perhaps at this point, I should make readers aware of the basis for this particular post.

 

Before the recent KenesiYAH Conference” in Jackson, Tennessee held on November 12 – 14, a notice was circulated stating, “This Conference Stars YHWH King Of The Universe!!”

 

Because the Conference called for activities on GOD’s Holy Sabbath Day of Complete REST, I knew that most of the attendees, if not all, would be leaving their places (homes and hotel rooms) on the Seventh Day, November 13, to take part in whatever was being offered on GOD’s Holy Day.  In my heart, I was immediately critical of this Conference for going against GOD’s COMMANDMENT to abide in our places on the Seventh Day of Rest.  Also, knowing fully well that the GOD of Israel is against bearing burdens on HIS Holy Sabbath Day, I thought to challenge the promoter for circulating that “This Conference Stars YHWH King Of the Universe” - words that were clearly construed to draw a crowd but displeased YIHOVAH.  And I wasn’t at all in agreement with charging a fee to attend the Conference, either. 

 

However, I, for some reason, changed my mind about contacting the promoter.  And in the interim, I learned that the Conference was a success and people had really gotten something out of this gathering.  Then I thought to myself how wonderful it is for Israelites to Glory and PRAISE the Holy ONE and rejoice in revering ONLY HIM.  I also thought that the GOD of Israel might have been truly pleased with the Conference and that perhaps HE had changed the WAY HE wants us to observe HIS Holy Seventh Day of REST.  I told myself that perhaps we CAN indeed gather and teach on this Hallowed Day.  Although I had these thoughts, I didn’t seek the Holy ONE for clarification on the matter.    And I left it at that without considering putting this notion of gathering on the Sabbath to the test and without further thoughts about the issue until this past Friday, November 19, just a few days after the Conference ended when the Holy ONE of Israel gave me clarification on the matter. 

 

On this Friday, while going about my daily readings, the Holy ONE showed me that we must keep HIS LAW, as it is written or face the consequences.  And no matter how zealous and passionate we are about our concerns to worship Our GOD of Israel, and no matter how jubilant and how much Praise and admiration we bestow upon HIM in a Conference, in a parade, or in the privacy of our homes, we have got to remain bound and TRUE to HIS LAWS – ALL OF THEM - to remember to do and observe them, as HE has COMMANDED, for this Divine LAW IS OUR LIFE and is to be kept (as it is written) FOREVER!

 

“And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law. For it is not a vain thing for you; because it is your life: and through this thing ye shall prolong your days in the land, whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.”   Deuteronomy 32:46,47

 

“Therefore thou shalt love the LORD thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments, alway.”   Deuteronomy 11:1

 

“These are the statutes and judgments, which ye shall observe to do in the land, which the LORD God of thy fathers giveth thee to possess it, all the days that ye live upon the earth.”   Deuteronomy 12:1

 

“But the LORD, who brought you up out of the land of Egypt with great power and a stretched out arm, him shall ye fear, and him shall ye worship, and to him shall ye do sacrifice. And the statutes, and the ordinances, and the law, and the commandment, which he wrote for you, ye shall observe to do for evermore; and ye shall not fear other gods.”   II Kings 17:36,37

 

The passage the Holy ONE showed me in Scripture that caused me to recall the November 12 – 13 KenesiYAH Conference and the activities held on GOD’s Holy Seventh Day of Rest entailed the relocation of GOD’s Ark.  I did not search for this passage.  This passage was brought to me…ALL PRAISES DUE TO THE HOLY ONE!

 

“And David and all Israel played before God with all their might, and with singing, and with harps, and with psalteries, and with timbrels, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.”   I Chronicles 13:8

 

Without a doubt, King David and ALL Israel played before GOD WITH ALL THEIR MIGHT with SINGING, HARPS, PSALTERIES, TIMBRELS, CYMBOLS, and TRUMPETS.  For sure the Israelites made a great tumultuous noise in sincere PRAISE of the Most High GOD of Israel.  And indeed HE was taking notice!

 

I remember many years ago reading this passage for the very first time thinking about how wonderful it was for Israel to Praise GOD and how pleased HE must have been seeing HIS People Exalting HIM with such joyfulness and fervor.  But at that time, as I continued reading the chapter, something happened in the passage that I’m sure has caused Israelites and the Stranger alike to wonder why this GOD of Israel would so severely punish a man, during this moment of exultation and joy of HIM, for putting forth his hand to steady HIS Ark.  I read on with great sorrow for Uzza, seeking a valid reason for his death.

 

“And when they came unto the threshingfloor of Chidon, Uzza put forth his hand to hold the ark; for the oxen stumbled.  And the anger of the LORD was kindled against Uzza, and he smote him, because he put his hand to the ark: and there he died before God.”   I Chronicles 13:9,10

 

The valid reason was and still is KEEP GOD’s LAWS for HE will not forgo punishment if we don’t.  For me, this passage was a tremendous wakeup call that made me realize that no matter what…we, Israelites, must take heed to obey all GOD’s COMMANDMENTS, as they are written.  And when in doubt, rather than assume the wrong decision, err on the side of caution, i.e., err on the side of what's written.   Then we can always say, "We followed the Commandment that is written in GOD's Book of the Law!

 

The Conference of November 12 – 14, I’m sure was well organized with the Holy ONE in mind to draw as many people as possible and to make as much money as possible.  But given GOD’s LAW of the Holy Sabbath Day to “abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the Seventh Day,” has GOD given HIS consent and endorsed leaving our places, driving cars, teaching, and holding a Sabbath Service on this Seventh Day of Complete REST?  Now, since reading the passage about Uzza, I know for sure, the Holy ONE of Israel has not changed HIS LAW of the Sabbath.  It is yet valid, and we are bound to it, as well as to ALL of GOD’s LAWS.  And like Nehemiah, I remind everyone of how our forefathers profaned GOD’s Holy Day of REST even after having just returned to the land out of Babylonian captivity.

 

“Did not your fathers thus, and did not our God bring all this evil upon us, and upon this city? yet ye bring more wrath upon Israel by profaning the sabbath.”  

Nehemiah 13:18

 

If we are specifically advised to keep GOD’s Sabbath or be punished with death, that our servants, oxen, asses, and cattle are also supposed to rest, as well, and COMMANDED NOT to bear burdens on the Holy Seventh Day of Rest, then we have no business scheduling activities on this Holy Shabbatone (Sabbath of Complete REST Day).  If the Holy ONE wanted us assembling on HIS Holy Seventh Day of Rest, then HE would not have COMMANDED us to abide in our places on this Day of REST!!!  Surely that makes a lot of sense, right?  

 

“But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates: For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.”   Exodus 20:10,11

 

“Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you. Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.  Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death.”   Exodus 31:13 - 15

 

“Six days thou shalt labour, and do all thy work: But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, nor thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thine ox, nor thine ass, nor any of thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates; that thy manservant and thy maidservant may rest as well as thou.”   Deuteronomy 5:13,14

 

“And it came to pass, that when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the sabbath, I commanded that the gates should be shut, and charged that they should not be opened till after the sabbath: and some of my servants set I at the gates, that there should no burden be brought in on the sabbath day.”  

Nehemiah 13:19

 

“Thus saith the LORD; Take heed to yourselves, and bear no burden on the sabbath day, nor bring it in by the gates of Jerusalem; Neither carry forth a burden out of your houses on the sabbath day, neither do ye any work, but hallow ye the sabbath day, as I commanded your fathers. But they obeyed not, neither inclined their ear, but made their neck stiff, that they might not hear, nor receive instruction. And it shall come to pass, if ye diligently hearken unto me, saith the LORD, to bring in no burden through the gates of this city on the sabbath day, but hallow the sabbath day, to do no work therein; Then shall there enter into the gates of this city kings and princes sitting upon the throne of David, riding in chariots and on horses, they, and their princes, the men of Judah, and the inhabitants of Jerusalem: and this city shall remain for ever.”   Jeremiah 17:21 – 25

 

“But if ye will not hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden, even entering in at the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day; then will I kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.”   Jeremiah 17:27

 

Although there is nothing written above about picking up sticks on the Holy Sabbath Day of REST, GOD condemned a man to death for this act (Numbers 15:32-35).  Doesn’t this sentence of death expound upon the great importance of observing this Holy Day, as it is written and not according to what we feel is acceptable?  Of course it does!  GOD is as serious as a heart attack about our KEEPING HIS Holy Seventh Day of COMPLETE REST and about JUDGING us if we profane it.  Other than picking up sticks on GOD’s Holy Seventh Day of REST, what else might we do to cause Our GOD of Israel to be angry and “smite” or condemn us to death as HE did with Uzza and the man who was found picking up sticks on HIS Holy Seventh Day Sabbath?  What about CARRYING all the books, charts, video equipment, teaching aids, and other paraphernalia we need for instruction and for the operation of the Conference?  Who are we fooling?  All of us are aware of what it entails to organize and hold a Conference.  It takes a lot of WORK, as well as a lot of energy to sustain each day’s agenda, and I am only making reference to the activities that are scheduled on GOD’s Holy Seventh Day Sabbath. 

 

What about the hot meals served at the hotels or at the meeting place on the Holy Seventh Day when we are COMMANDED to prepare on the Sixth Day the food to be eaten on the Seventh Day of REST?  What about burdening someone to bear even sandwiches and beverages to drink if food is served at the meeting place?  What about getting from the hotel to the meeting place?  What about driving or being driven to the meeting place?  Think about all the work that transpires on a three-day Conference that includes GOD’s Holy Day of COMPLETE REST. 

 

And when we involve ourselves in all these transactions, we say, “This Conference Stars YHWH King Of The Universe.”  I don’t think so!  As a matter of fact, I know what “Thus Saith the LORD,” and I know better!  According to HIS WORD, HE is not pleased and no more pleased with us than HE was with Uzza, King David, and the others.  I also know that Our GOD is not pleased with our charging a fee to hear HIS WORD. 

 

“The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.”   Micah 3:11

 

I see nothing wrong with Israelites devising ways to raise money, but given the above verse, we should keep GOD’s Ways out of such plans, i.e., don’t make money off of the WORD of GOD.  By all means, create jobs, have dances, parties, sell dinners, plan spring, summer, and winter attractions, and keep them above suspicion, but don’t include a fee if at all GOD’s WORD is involved.  Let us be about following GOD’s Counsel and not that of our own.  And I can’t stress enough that it does not entail charging and paying money to hear HIS Truth.  When our hearts are right, Our GOD prospers our way.  When our hearts are NOT right, there is no peace to the wicked. 

 

When GOD did not pardon what Uzza did while King David and the Israelites were rejoicing before the Holy ONE giving HIM Praise and Glory, then what imaginations of our hearts think we can be pardoned for breaking GOD’s Law of the Seventh Day when HE distinctly COMMANDED us to “ABIDE YE EVERY MAN IN HIS PLACE, LET NO MAN GO OUT OF HIS PLACE ON THE SEVENTH DAY”?  Is this not a COMMANDMENT?  If you agree that it is, then how can we justify leaving our places on this Holy Seventh Day of REST to participate in any kind of service - Conference, Unity Shabbot or other function?  We have more than enough time to schedule get-togethers and have spiritual assemblies.  None of these gatherings should be scheduled for the Holy Seventh Day of COMPLETE REST.  And regardless of what different Messianic leaders or Prophets or Levites might say to justify it, there is NO Scripture to support such meetings on GOD’s Holy Seventh Day.  The Children of Israel did not gather or assemble on the Seventh Day in the Wilderness, and they are dead wrong to do so now!  The GOD of Israel does not change, and HE is not going to change HIS Law of the Holy Seventh Day that dates back to the end of HIS CREATION.   The Law of the Seventh Day Sabbath is to REST and keep the day “Holy.”

 

“Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the seventh day God ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had made. And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because that in it he had rested from all his work which God created and made.”   Genesis 2:1 – 3

 

“Thou camest down also upon mount Sinai, and spakest with them from heaven, and gavest them right judgments, and true laws, good statutes and commandments: And madest known unto them thy holy sabbath, and commandedst them precepts, statutes, and laws, by the hand of Moses thy servant:”   Nehemiah 9:13,14

 

GOD’s Holy Seventh Day is an anniversary in remembrance of the Six Days it took HIM to CREATE the Heavens and the Earth and all things therein.  Therefore, regardless of how much we invest in this day being of spiritual significance in Conferences or other affairs to show forth HIS Praise, we are so wrong to do so.  And it’s simply because Our GOD wants us in our places on HIS Holy Seventh Day Sabbath.  By the way, if the Conference is on a weekend, there is nothing wrong with staying in our hotel rooms when the Sabbath begins and until it’s over. 

 

After GOD COMMANDED us to abide in our places on HIS Holy Seventh Day, as we know, a man thought it was all right to gather sticks.  Today many Israelites feel it’s quite all right to drive cars and use other means of transportation to ASSEMBLE and give Praise and Thanksgiving to Our GOD on HIS Holy Seventh Day, but when we do, we are ever so wrong.  Actually, we are dead wrong!

 

GOD’s LAWS, COMMANDMENTS, and HIS WORD to HIS Prophets speak volumes, and unless GOD stipulated changes, there are no exceptions to HIS Ordinances.   Throughout the “Old Testament,” we find that GOD sent HIS Prophets and instructed them to rise up early to go to the Israelites to urge them to return back to the LAW that HE gave to HIS Prophet Moses.  I only reiterate that which has already been COMMANDED of us.  And we can either accept GOD’s LAWS or contrive justification to circumvent them.  If we are in agreement to accept GOD’s LAWS, then we cannot dismiss the LAW to abide in our places on GOD’s Holy Seventh Day of REST.  It’s just that simple.  Throughout GOD’s WORD, we learn that we must follow GOD’s LAW or face repercussions.

 

“But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it. See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil; In that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it.”   Deuteronomy 30:14 - 16

 

“Yet they obeyed not, nor inclined their ear, but walked every one in the imagination of their evil heart: therefore I will bring upon them all the words of this covenant, which I commanded them to do; but they did them not.”  Jeremiah 11:8

 

Let us not forget that OBEDIENCE to GOD’s LAW should be our highest priority IF it is our intention to return back to our heritage (Deuteronomy 30:1-3 and I Samuel 15:19). 

 

“Ye have seen what I did unto the Egyptians, and how I bare you on eagles' wings, and brought you unto myself.  Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:  And ye shall be unto me a kingdom of priests, and an holy nation. These are the words which thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel.”  

Exodus 19:4 – 6

 

“But if from thence thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul. When thou art in tribulation, and all these things are come upon thee, even in the latter days, if thou turn to the LORD thy God, and shalt be obedient unto his voice; (For the LORD thy God is a merciful God;) he will not forsake thee, neither destroy thee, nor forget the covenant of thy fathers which he sware unto them.”   Deuteronomy 4:29 – 31

 

“And Moses and the priests the Levites spake unto all Israel, saying, Take heed, and hearken, O Israel; this day thou art become the people of the LORD thy God. Thou shalt therefore obey the voice of the LORD thy God, and do his commandments and his statutes, which I command thee this day.”   Deuteronomy 27:9,10

 

“If thou wilt not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that thou mayest fear this glorious and fearful name, THE LORD THY GOD; Then the LORD will make thy plagues wonderful, and the plagues of thy seed, even great plagues, and of long continuance, and sore sicknesses, and of long continuance. Moreover he will bring upon thee all the diseases of Egypt, which thou wast afraid of; and they shall cleave unto thee. Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will the LORD bring upon thee, until thou be destroyed.”   Deuteronomy 28:58 – 61

 

“And thou shalt return and obey the voice of the LORD, and do all his commandments which I command thee this day. And the LORD thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the LORD will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers: If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.”   Deuteronomy 30:8 – 10

 

“Who among you will give ear to this? who will hearken and hear for the time to come? Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to the robbers? did not the LORD, he against whom we have sinned? for they would not walk in his ways, neither were they obedient unto his law.”   Isaiah 42:23,24

 

Thus, I urge everyone to consider ALL GOD’s COMMANDMENTS, especially in regard to holding Conferences, teaching, and doing any other activities on GOD’s Holy Seventh Day of REST since we are supposed to abide in our places on this Holy Seventh Day.  NO ONE is in favor of coming together to sing and give Praise to the Holy ONE of Israel, Our GOD and SAVIOR, more than myself – NO ONE!  But I would make arrangements for such an occasion to be held on any day but GOD’s Seventh Day of REST!  And we have six other days from which to choose for assembling and gathering for Spiritual Reunions. 

 

Enough of seeking the imaginations of our hearts and devising new means and ways to divine and worship Our GOD of Israel.   The GOD of Israel has already established how HE wants us to serve and worship HIM:  according to HIS LAW and with our whole heart and soul and in Righteousness.   Therefore, seek GOD’s Counsel and abide by HIS Ways that HE left written for us to follow.  If revelations and the imaginations of our hearts that we embark upon are not in accord with Isaiah 8:20, then these teachings, persuasions, endeavors, events, and doings are not encouraged by Our GOD of Israel. 

 

“To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.”  Isaiah 8:20

 

We must not ever forget that although we are GOD’s Chosen People, “LIFE” is not about the Children of Israel.  The ideal “LIFE” (style) is about keeping GOD’s Laws, Statutes, and Judgments and, in doing so, enjoying peace, happiness, and prosperity in our heritage with Our GOD in our midst!  This “LIFE,” per se, is the panacea, the Divine Utopia that all peoples upon this Earth should seek for keeping GOD’s Ways of Righteousness and serving and worshipping HIM is with great rewards.

 

Like many of us, I seek to return to our heritage, and it will only happen when we decide to be OBEDIENT to GOD’s LAWS that HE gave to HIS Prophet Moses for us to live and do.  So eager we are to be accepted, recognized, and joined with others, but is this what matters?  We must be extremely cautious in all that we do.  Praise is comely only for the upright.  We can have a thousand with us, but if the Holy ONE of Israel is not with us, then, let’s face it, we are lost! 

 

“The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul:

the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart:

the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever:

the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether.

More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold:

sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.

Moreover by them is thy servant warned:

and in keeping of them there is great reward.”

Psalm 19:7 - 11

 

FEAR AND GLORY YIHOVAH AND HONOR AND KEEP ALL HIS COMMANDMENTS, LAWS, STATUTES, AND JUDGMENTS!

 

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AN UPDATED SPECIAL NOTE ON GOD's HOLY SEVENTH DAY OF COMPLETE REST!

 

I can understand how we would have questions about certain passages, and the reason is that not every single thing written in the Hebrews Scriptures is crystal clear.  I have found that over the decades, some revelations have actually taken that long before I could come to a full understanding of what's written.  Also, we must understand that the Holy ONE does not give us all that we should learn at one sitting and not even in one year.  It truly takes time to internalize all the facts and Truths of the LAW and GOD's WORD and the enlightenment behind them.  For that reason, we must continuously read the TORAH and GOD's WORD to HIS Prophets on a yearly basis.

 

However, given some passages that are crystal clear, I cannot understand how some of us can read into what's written that which is not there.  I bring into issue GOD's Holy Seventh Day Sabbath of Complete REST (called a Shabbatone in Hebrew) that we are Commanded to observe in order that we, our animals, and our servants will be refreshed. 

 

"Six days thou shalt do thy work, and on the seventh day thou shalt rest: that thine ox and thine ass may rest, and the son of thy handmaid, and the stranger, may be refreshed."   Exodus 23:12

 

Just the above verse is enough to make us understand what Complete REST is all about.  But no, it really isn't.  One would think we would be ecstatic to have a day off recognizing the Glorious "Sign" between Our GOD of Israel and the Children of Israel, doing nothing but sleeping and sitting on our behinds Praising the GOD of Israel with THANKS for not having to work – some literally like a slave.  Unfortunately, Israelites want to use this day for just about any and everything but for Complete REST.  And if the above Scripture is not enough we have others that are even more precise and to the point and without confusion:

 

"See, for that the LORD hath given you the sabbath, therefore he giveth you on the sixth day the bread of two days; abide ye every man in his place, let no man go out of his place on the seventh day."   Exodus 16:29

 

"And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak thou also unto the children of Israel, saying, Verily my sabbaths ye shall keep: for it is a sign between me and you throughout your generations; that ye may know that I am the LORD that doth sanctify you. Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people. Six days may work be done; but in the seventh is the sabbath of rest, holy to the LORD: whosoever doeth any work in the sabbath day, he shall surely be put to death. Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the sabbath, to observe the sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant. It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed."   Exodus 31:12 - 17

 

Some Israelites honestly believe that the Sabbath Day of Complete REST doesn't start until in the morning, i.e., from morning until evening – disregarding the fact that the CREATOR started each new 24-hour day in the evening (Genesis First Chapter) which gave us our foundation for determining each day of the week. 

 

As I have pointed out Isaiah 30:29, makes mention of "the night when a holy solemnity is kept".  That verse also tells us that Holy Days are kept in the night.  But then there are other Scriptures, as well:

 

"I will bless the LORD, who hath given me counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night seasons."   Psalm 16:7

 

"Day unto day uttereth speech, and night unto night sheweth knowledge."   Psalm 19:2

 

"At midnight I will rise to give thanks unto thee because of thy righteous judgments."   Psalm 119:62

 

If the Holy Sabbath of Complete REST is not observed at night, then what about all other activities that occur at night?  Or do we just pick and choose which ones to observe at night?  What about the sacrifice that is left to burn into the night?  Do GOD's Laws, Statutes, and Judgments, Ordinances, revelations, and dreams bestowed upon us cease to have credibility in the night season?   Hopefully, now when we think about it, starting Holy Days from morning to evening makes no sense at all.  However, it does make sense that GOD's Ways and Ordinances DO NOT cease in the night season.  All HIS Ways must be observed AT THEIR APPOINTED TIMES, and even in the night.

 

My hope is that all of us will seek a better understanding of GOD's Truth regarding HIS Law of the Holy Seventh Day Sabbath because those who profane it are subject to death, as Exodus indicates.

 

I have had several debates on the topic of when and how we should observe GOD's Seventh Day Sabbath.  The when:  Friday sunset to Saturday sundown.  The how:  In your places, wherever that might be and without holding classes, traveling, picnicking, cooking, spending money, and fulfilling pleasures – in essence, keeping this day "Holy" and at "REST".

 

Recently, I had a debate on the Sabbath that was about "holy convocation".  It seems many Israelites seem to believe that although the GOD of Israel Commanded Complete REST for us and our animals that given what's written in Leviticus 23rd Chapter makes it all right to have an assembly of worship on the Sabbath Day. 

 

"Six days shall work be done: but the seventh day is the sabbath of rest, an holy convocation; ye shall do no work therein: it is the sabbath of the LORD in all your dwellings."   Leviticus 23:3

 

Some people do not take into consideration that, ONE, we are Commanded to abide in our places, and TWO, we are also Commanded to REST.  They seem to think that "holy convocation" means to gather, just like church folk do on Sunday, and hold Sabbath Service.  They could not be more wrong!  It is impossible to enjoy Complete REST while in travel and while teaching.

 

"Holy convocation" does not and cannot mean to assemble.  My proof positive is found in the Book of Exodus, where the GOD of Israel tells the Israelites to observe the First Day of Passover:

 

"And in the first day there shall be an holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, save thatwhich every man must eat, that only may be done of you."   Exodus 12:16

 

The key point here is that on the First Day of Passover, the Children of Israel were Commanded to stay in their "households" and consume their lamb or goat. 

 

"Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to the house of their fathers, a lamb for an house:"   Exodus 12:3

 

"Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover."   Exodus 12:21

 

"In one house shall it be eaten; thou shalt not carry forth ought of the flesh abroad out of the house; neither shall ye break a bone thereof."   Exodus 12:49

 

Hence, the Children of Israel were not Commanded to assemble, and "holy convocation" could not mean to assemble for Passover.  And by the same token, Israelites cannot use "holy convocation" as reason to hold a Sabbath Service.

 

Why are we still like our forefathers, that is being Hell bent on deviating from what's written and leaving us to our own confusion?  Check the Hebrew Scriptures.  Of all the Holy Days mentioned, the two that remarkably head the list are GOD's Holy Seventh Day Sabbath of Complete REST, which is, by the way, a "Sign" between HIM and the Children of Israel, and HIS Awesome Passover – both for HIS GLORY and HIS Holy Name's Sake.  The Holy ONE of Israel has made the Sabbath "Sign" for HIMSELF for being the All-Mighty CREATOR GOD and for establishing CREATION in the BEGINNING all by HIMSELF.  HE has established the Passover Memorial for HIS Great and Holy Name's Sake that all the world will remember it FOREVER because of HIS Powerful Hand that brought our forefathers out of Ancient Egyptian bondage!  Therefore, not under any circumstances can we err by profaning these Holy Days, or any other Holy Day for that matter. And we should always strive to observe them with utmost sincerity and heart, exactly as they are written in the LAW.

 

 Remember, Our GOD of Israel formed us for HIS Praise.  Thus, when we demonstrate HIS Ways of Righteousness and observe HIS Feast Days that then we do HIM Justice and encourage others to follow our lead.  For that reason, GOD's Commandments for keeping HIS Holy Days are not encrypted and need no interpretation.  It only must be in our hearts to do what's written.

 

"If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul. For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off. It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it? But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it. See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil; In that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it."   Deuteronomy 30:10 - 16

 

At some point, it has got to be in our hearts to FEAR the Holy ONE of Israel to follow HIS written LAW, and until it is in our hearts to do so, we are not ready to fulfill Deuteronomy 30th Chapter.  And worse, at GOD's set time when HE will recover the Remnant of Israel exiled throughout the world, not all of us will be among that number.

 

"And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee, And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul; That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee. If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee: And the LORD thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers. And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live."   Deuteronomy 30:1 – 6

 

"And it shall come to pass in that day, that the remnant of Israel, and such as are escaped of the house of Jacob, shall no more again stay upon him that smote them; but shall stay upon the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, in truth.  The remnant shall return, even the remnant of Jacob, unto the mighty God. For though thy people Israel be as the sand of the sea, yet a remnant of them shall return: the consumption decreed shall overflow with righteousness."   Isaiah 10:20 – 22

 

"Thus saith the LORD, As the new wine is found in the cluster, and one saith, Destroy it not; for a blessing is in it: so will I do for my servants' sakes, that I may not destroy them all. And I will bring forth a seed out of Jacob, and out of Judah an inheritor of my mountains: and mine elect shall inherit it, and my servants shall dwell there."   Isaiah 65:8,9

 

After leaving out of Ancient Egypt and forty years in the Wilderness, the Children of Israel walked into the Land of Israel as a Nation.  This time the "he goats" will be first to arrive and prepare the way for the Nation of Israel, as each arrives.  But where are they?  And where are Israelites who will fulfill the Second Great Exodus that Our GOD of Israel will bring to fruition?

 

"And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria, and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam, and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea. And he shall set up an ensign for the nations, and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel, and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth."   Isaiah 11:11,12

 

"…behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that they shall no more say, The LORD liveth, which brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt; But, The LORD liveth, which brought up and which led the seed of the house of Israel out of the north country, and from all countries whither I had driven them; and they shall dwell in their own land."   Jeremiah 23:7,8

 

According to these passages the CREATOR GOD confirms exactly what HIS Plan entails - ONLY A REMNANT will be recovered!

 

Those of us who desire to be in that number, let us come together to make a pact to follow the Holy ONE of Israel and HIS Laws, Statutes, and Judgments, as they are written with fasting and prayer, so that Our GOD of Israel will hear us and Deliver us speedily into the Wilderness where we will be encouraged in HIS Ways of Righteousness.

 

November/December 2009

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“I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. Thou shalt have no other gods before me.”  

Exodus 20:2,3

 

“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:

And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart,

and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.”  

Deuteronomy 6:4,5

 

*****

 

IT IS IN VAIN TO SEEK PROSPERITY AND RELIEF IN THIS CAPTIVITY!

 

Our afflictions result from the curses Our GOD put upon us, and nothing we do will alleviate this misery in America.  And sooner than later, we will all come to know this truth.  The death, sickness, suffering, and despair among us is too great for us to bear.  Thus, it is incumbent upon us to get Our GOD’s attention to hear our supplications and change the times, in order that we will return to HIM and to our heritage and live according to HIS Ways of Righteousness.  No one lives for the True and Living GOD.  No one is in Jerusalem professing HIS Holy Name and Exalting HIM.  And no one is making the sacrifices and offerings HE loves.  IF things are to change, then we must start the process.  After all, we were formed to show forth GOD’s Praise BUT in the land where HE has ordained Israelites to serve HIM (Ezekiel 20:40,41), and the United States has nothing to do with it!  In America, Our GOD won’t let us forget that we were exiled to serve our enemies in their lands for our great sins against Our Loving GOD that gave us everything and more than that.  When will we wake up to realize the power of our actions.  Our love for our GOD and HIS LAW got us in the land flowing with milk and honey, and our transgressions against HIM got us enslaved under ruthless Gentiles.  BUT if we use our energies to live according to GOD’s Book of the Law and appeal to ONLY HIM for Deliverance, rather than succumb to life in Gentile lands, then we can expect, through GOD’s Blessings, a dramatic change in our lives.

 

“HIS Hand is stretched out still,” and it’s up to us to determine our destiny.  The “Dry Bones” CAN live but only if they will turn to the Holy ONE of Israel and live by HIS Book of the Law, as it is written.

 

“Therefore is the anger of the LORD kindled against his people,

and he hath stretched forth his hand against them, and hath smitten them:

and the hills did tremble, and their carcases were torn in the midst of the streets. For all this his anger is not turned away, but his hand is stretched out still.

And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will hiss unto them

from the end of the earth: and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly:”

Isaiah 5:25,26

 

“Be ye therefore very courageous to keep and to do all that is

written in the book of the law of Moses, that ye turn not aside

therefrom to the right hand or to the left;

 

“That ye come not among these nations, these that remain among you;

neither make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause to swear by them, neither serve them, nor bow yourselves unto them:

 

“But cleave unto the LORD your God, as ye have done unto this day.”

Joshua 23:6 - 8

 

“And said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.”

Exodus 15:26

 

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O LORD GOD of Israel,

 

Spare the Elders of Israel.  Open their eyes, Father, and cause them to fear you to do your Will.  Have Mercy, O LORD GOD of Israel and cause the world to know your TRUTH.  FORGIVE, Father of Abraham and remember your Covenant with Jacob and your Promises to the Children of Israel.  Remember your Holy City Jerusalem and remember King Solomon’s Prayer for you to hear us when we pray toward your Holy City.  Save us, Father, for ONLY YOU have that power.  SAVE us as you saved our forefathers out of Egypt by your Awesome SUPREMACY and MIGHT.  Don’t leave us to waste away in the lands of our captivity. 

 

In your own words, LORD GOD of Israel, “Let us reason together.”  We need you, LORD GOD, like we’ve never needed you before.  Make haste, Dear Father of Israel,  Save the SEED of Jacob and let us LIVE FOR YOU in Righteousness.

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD

IS MERCIFUL AND GOOD!

 

FEAR AND GLORY YIHOVAH FOR WE HAVE ONLY HIM, THE ONE MERCIFUL GOD THAT IS TRUE TO HIS WORD AND THAT LISTENS WHEN WE CALL UPON HIM WITH A CONTRITE SPIRIT!

 

 

FEAR AND GLORY THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL, GIVE THANKS TO HIM, AND BLESS HIS HOLY NAME!

 

Tziona Yisrael

Servant of the Most High GOD of Israel for HIS Holy Name’s Sake!

 

*****

 

DEAR LORD GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB,

 

TAKE BACK your Universe! 

Don't let your enemies and the rebellious triumph over your wondrous WORKS!  This is your planet. 

YOU CREATED it, and you alone deserve ALL the PRAISE and GLORY!

Establish your RIGHTEOUSNESS for a world of Peace, Truth, and Happiness

for your MAJESTY and EXALTATION ALONE!

 

SHOW THE WORLD THAT YOU STILL EXIST!  LORD, TAKE BACK YOUR UNIVERSE!

 

TAKE BACK your Holy Land

YOU PROMISED it to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

AND to the SEED of the Children of Israel!

 

TAKE BACK your Holy City, Jerusalem

YOU established it for your Praise and Glory and for your Holy Temple,

Wherein, all Nations will bow to you and worship YOU ALONE.

 

TAKE BACK your Holy People, GOD of Israel, and Save those of us who seek to follow your Book of the Law, as it is written!  Save the Righteous Remnant

 

Save the Great Nation that YOU told Moses about - those special ones who will know only to serve and worship YOU, and who will have it no other way!  And forgive us our sins, and forgive our forefathers for theirs, as well.  They did you wrong, Father of Abraham, and too many of us, today, also do wrong by you.  But we are waking up, and we are turning to YOU.  For that reason, GOD of Israel, be Merciful, forgive, and cause THY FACE to shine upon us.

 

Save those of us who seek to follow your Book of the Law, as it is written!  Save the Righteous Remnant for your GLORY and PRAISE!

 

LORD GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB,

SAVE your Chosen, the SEED of Jacob, The Remnant you are Calling for Your Holy Name's Sake!

 

SAVE US JUST ONE MORE TIME, HEAVENLY FATHER of Abraham!

 

SAVE US, so that we may Glory in your PRAISE and your EXALTATION!

 

Re-establish THY Holy Temple, so that all peoples may go before you to worship YOU and learn that YOU ALONE are the True and Living GOD of this Universe and that all people must live according to your Laws, Statutes, and Judgments if we are to enjoy your Peace and Your Happiness on your Earth!

 

"O LORD, why hast thou made us to err from thy ways, and hardened our heart from thy fear? Return for thy servants' sake, the tribes of thine inheritance. The people of thy holiness have possessed it but a little while: our adversaries have trodden down thy sanctuary. We are thine: thou never barest rule over them; they were not called by thy name."   Isaiah 63:17-19

 

LORD GOD of Abraham, be with those of us who have the desires to return to your Lawful Ways, Your Book of the Law, that you gave to your Prophet Moses and give us the courage, wisdom, and power to be re-established in your Holy Name.  Let us show the world that YOU, the Most High GOD, the CREATOR, the Holy ONE of Israel are still in control of this Universe.  Give us a steadfast heart and determination to be True only to YOU and not to falter or waiver from your desires for the Remnant you have called to return, so that YOU may perform your promises to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.  Establish that “GREAT NATION” YOU told Moses about, FATHER,  –  the Israelites who will be totally devoted to YOU, your Laws, Statutes, and Judgments, and who will establish your Holy Kingdom in Truth and in Righteousness.

 

LORD GOD of Abraham, re-establish your Holy Temple, so that all peoples may come to worship before you and learn about your Ways of Righteousness and your Merciful Kindness towards all peoples who seek to know your Truth.

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD GOD OF ISRAEL IS JUST AND GOOD!

 

MAY OUR SAVIOR GOD OF ISRAEL BLESS AND BE WITH ALL WHO SEEK HIM

IN TRUTH DURING THIS ROSH CHODESH AND ALL THE YEAR,

 ALWAYS!

 

Tziona Yisrael,

Servant of the Most High GOD of Israel for HIS Holy Name's Sake!

THE LAWKEEPERS, CO.

www.thelawkeepers.org

 

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“And in that day there shall be a root of Jesse,

which shall stand for an ensign of the people; to it shall the Gentiles seek:

and his rest shall be glorious.

 

“And it shall come to pass in that day,

that the Lord shall set his hand again the second time

to recover the remnant of his people, which shall be left, from Assyria,

and from Egypt, and from Pathros, and from Cush, and from Elam,

and from Shinar, and from Hamath, and from the islands of the sea.

 

“And he shall set up an ensign for the nations,

and shall assemble the outcasts of Israel,

and gather together the dispersed of Judah from the four corners of the earth.”

Isaiah 11:10 - 12

 

“Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that it shall no more be said, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt;

 

“But, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel

from the land of the north, and from all the lands whither he had driven them:

and I will bring them again into their land that I gave unto their fathers.”

Jeremiah 16:14,15

 

O TASTE AND SEE

THAT THE LORD GOD OF ISRAEL IS JUST AND GOOD!

 

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 “And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach us of his ways, and we will walk in his paths: for out of Zion shall go forth the law,

and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.”

Isaiah 2:3

 

“Turn, O backsliding children, saith the LORD; for I am married unto you:

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

And I will give you pastors according to mine heart,

which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.”

Jeremiah 3:14,15

 

“At that time they shall call Jerusalem the throne of the LORD; and all the nations shall be gathered unto it, to the name of the LORD, to Jerusalem:

neither shall they walk any more after the imagination of their evil heart. 

In those days the house of Judah shall walk with the house of Israel,

and they shall come together out of the land of the north to the land

that I have given for an inheritance unto your fathers.”

Jeremiah 3:17,18

 

IF WE SINCERELY WANT TO BE A RIGHTEOUS PEOPLE, THEN

WE MUST FOLLOW AND LIVE GOD’S RIGHTEOUS LAW,

AND TO CHANGE EVEN ONE LETTER OF THIS DIVINE LAW

IS TO MINIMIZE THE SIGNIFICANCE AND PURPOSE OF GOD’S

ALREADY DECLARED PATHS OF RIGHTEOUSNESS!

 

“Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Let your hands be strong, ye that hear in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets, which were in the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of hosts was laid,

that the temple might be built.”

Zechariah 8:9

 

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD GOD OF ISRAEL

IS RIGHTEOUS, JUST, AND GOOD!

 

LET US FEAR AND GLORY YIHOVAH ALWAYS TO BE OBEDIENT TO HIS LAW FOR OUR DELIVERANCE!

 

*****

 

 “Who is wise, and he shall understand these things?

prudent, and he shall know them?

for the ways of the LORD are right, and the just shall walk in them:

but the transgressors shall fall therein.”

Hosea 14:9

 

Be wise to know that Our GOD gives us wisdom and knowledge when we keep HIS LAW!

 

“Behold, I have taught you statutes and judgments, even as the LORD my God commanded me, that ye should do so in the land whither ye go to possess it.

 

“Keep therefore and do them; for this is your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the nations, which shall hear all these statutes, and say,

Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.”

Deuteronomy 4:5,6

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD IS JUST AND GOOD!

 

*****

 

“So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and

it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.”

Isaiah 55:11

 

“Thus saith the LORD, Keep ye judgment, and do justice:

for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.”

Isaiah 56:1

 

“The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble;

and he knoweth them that trust in him.”

Nahum 1:7

 

LORD GOD of Israel, remember your Covenant with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and observe that some of us seek you with our whole hearts to accept and live by ALL your Righteous and Glorious LAW; therefore, Heavenly Father, make haste to TAKE BACK YOUR UNIVERSE and re-establish the SEED of your Chosen Ones for your PRAISE and GLORY and for your Holy Name’s Sake.

 

“For as the new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the LORD, SO SHALL YOUR SEED AND YOUR NAME REMAIN.

 

“And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another, and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.”

Isaiah 66:22,23

 

“For from the rising of the sun even unto the going down of the same

my name shall be great among the Gentiles;

and in every place incense shall be offered unto my name, and a pure offering:

for my name shall be great among the heathen, saith the LORD of hosts.”

Malachi 1:11

 

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“This people have I formed for myself; they shall shew forth my praise.

“But thou hast not called upon me, O Jacob;

but thou hast been weary of me, O Israel.”

Isaiah 43:21,22

 

“Put me in remembrance: let us plead together: declare thou,

that thou mayest be justified.”

Isaiah 43:26

 

HEAR, O ISRAEL, the LORD Our GOD is ONE LORD!  And it’s our duty to show forth HIS Praise for indeed this is why we were chosen and formed!

 

“And they shall spring up as among the grass,

as willows by the water courses.

 

“One shall say, I am the LORD'S; and another shall call himself by the name of Jacob; and another shall subscribe with his hand unto the LORD,

 

and surname himself  by the name of Israel.”

Isaiah 44:4,5

 

“I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth: I said not unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain: I the LORD speak righteousness,

I declare things that are right.”

Isaiah 45:19

 

 “Seek ye the LORD while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near:”

Isaiah 55:6

 

We have no time to waste!

 

FEAR AND GLORY YIHOVAH ALWAYS!

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD, OUR GOD AND ONLY SAVIOR

IS GOOD AND MERCIFUL TO ALL WHO TURN TO AND TRUST IN HIM TO DO HIS WILL!

 

*****

 

LET THE MOST HIGH GOD OF ISRAEL LIVE IN THE HEARTS OF THE RIGHTEOUS REMNANT ALWAYS AND FOREVER!

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD IS GOOD

AND THAT THERE IS NO OTHER GOD LIKE UNTO HIM!

 

*******

 

Let us return to the very same GOD that Created Heaven and Earth and that saved our forefathers out of Egypt for HE is the True and Living GOD, and there is none else.

 

“…I that am the LORD thy God from the land of Egypt

will yet make thee to dwell in tabernacles, as in the days of the solemn feast.”

Hosea 12:9

 

*******

 

“Therefore wait ye upon me, saith the LORD, until the day that I rise up to the prey:  for my determination is to gather the nations, that

I may assemble the kingdoms,

to pour upon them mine indignation, even all my fierce anger: 

for all the earth shall be devoured with the fire of my jealousy.”

Zephaniah 3:8

 

“I will gather them that are sorrowful for the solemn assembly, who are of thee, to whom the reproach of it was a burden.

 

”Behold, at that time I will undo all that afflict thee:  and I will save her that halteth, and gather her that was driven out; and I will get them praise and fame in every land where they have been put to shame.

 

“At that time will I bring you again, even in the time that I gather you:  for I will make you a name and a praise among all people of the earth,

when I turn back your captivity before your eyes, saith the LORD.”

Zephaniah 3: 18 - 20

 

HALLELUYAH, HALLELUYAH, HALLELUYAH!

 

FEAR AND GLORY YIHOVAH ALWAYS!

 

***** 

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD IS GOOD AND

THAT THERE IS NO GOD BUT HIM!

 

BLESSED BE THE MERCIFUL MOST HIGH GOD OF ISRAEL, THE ONE AND ONLY TRUE SAVIOR TO THOSE WHO TRUST IN HIM!

 

*****

 

“See now that I, even I, am he, and there is no god with me:  I kill, and I make alive;

I wound, and I heal:  neither is there any that can deliver out of my hand.”  

Deuteronomy 32:39

 

“Fear ye not, neither be afraid:  have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it?  Ye are even my witnesses.  Is there a God besides me?  Yea, there is no God;

I know not any.”  

Isaiah 44:8

 

“I have blotted out, as a thick cloud, thy transgressions, and, as a cloud, thy sins: 

return unto me; for I have redeemed thee.”  

Isaiah 44:22

 

For those of us who truly Fear Our True and Living GOD, let us be blessed with answers to our prayers that HE will deliver us out of bondage just as HE saved our forefathers out of bondage down in Egypt.   We also pray that Our Holy ONE will deal with the Rulers of this World and call HIS Chosen Ones home to our heritage where HE will once again live among us and be Our GOD of gods and LORD of lords and where we will be a LIGHT to the World and show forth HIS Praise and Glory in Truth and in Righteousness FOREVER.

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD, OUR GOD OF ISRAEL, IS JUST AND GOOD to all those who Fear and seek HIM in Truth and in Righteousness!!!   The Holy ONE was with Abram, and HE will be with us, as well if we will just turn to HIM with our whole heart.  I am a Witness!

 

Let’s be ready for the Day of the LORD for therein lies our DELIVERANCE and our return to our heritage if we return to Our ONLY LORD and SAVIOR and be obedient to HIS LAW.

 

FEAR AND GLORY YIHOVAH AND HONOR HIS BOOK OF THE LAW ALWAYS!

 

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“FEARING” YIHOVAH and “OBEDIENCE” to HIS Ways is “Key” to our attaining everything we need to know, do, and accomplish.   And for that, BLESSED BE THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL FOR EVER AND EVER!

 

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I PRAY TO BE JOINED WITH THOSE WHO SEEK YIHOVAH IN RIGHTEOUSNESS, BE NUMBERED AMONG HIS SAINTS, AND BE A LIGHT TO THE WORLD FOR HIS FAME AND GLORY.  I PRAY TO BE JOINED WITH THOSE WHO WILL DEMAND THE KEEPING OF GOD’s BOOK OF THE LAW AND WITHOUT ADDING TO OR DIMINISHING FROM IT!

 

BLESSED BE THE MOST HIGH GOD OF ABRAHAM AND MOSES AND EXALTED BE HIS HOLY NAME ABOVE ALL FOREVER AND EVER!

 

GLORY YIHOVAH, CLEAVE TO HIM, AND EXALT HIM AND HIS BOOK OF THE LAW ALWAYS!

 

*****

 

A MESSAGE TO ALL MESSIANICS:

 

 WAIT ON THE LORD GOD OF ISRAEL

AND

MAKE HIM YOUR

LORD AND SAVIOR - NOT “MAN.”

(Psalm 25:4,5)

 

 

“And it shall be, if thou do at all forget the LORD thy God,

and walk after other gods, and serve them, and worship them,

I testify against you this day that ye shall surely perish.”

Deuteronomy 8:19

 

 

Whom have I in heaven but thee?

and there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee.”

Psalm 73:25

 

“Yet I am the LORD thy God from the land of Egypt, and thou shalt know no god but me: for there is no saviour beside me.

 

“O Israel, thou hast destroyed thyself; but in me is thine help.

 

“I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death:

O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction:

repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.”  

Hosea 13:4,9,14

 

“Many, O LORD my God, are thy wonderful works which thou hast done,

and thy thoughts which are to us-ward: they cannot be reckoned up in order unto thee:

if  I would declare and speak of them, they are more than can be numbered.”  

Psalm 40:5

 

“But if ye shall at all turn from following me, ye or your children,

and will not keep my commandments and my statutes which I have set before you,

but go and serve other gods, and worship them:

 

“Then will I cut off Israel out of the land which I have given them; and this house,

which I have hallowed for my name, will I cast out of my sight;

and Israel shall be a proverb and a byword among all people:”  

I Kings 9:6,7

 

THEREFORE, FOR WHAT REASON

DO WE NEED JC OR ANY ONE ELSE

BUT YIHOVAH,

THE ALL-MIGHTY GOD OF ISRAEL?!

 

 

“Thou shalt fear the LORD thy God; him shalt thou serve, and to him shalt thou cleave, and swear by his name.

 

“He is thy praise, and he is thy God, that hath done for thee these great and terrible things, which thine eyes have seen.”    Deuteronomy 10:20,21

 

“That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.”   Deuteronomy 30:20

 

“Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

 

“Let them exalt him also in the congregation of the people, and praise him in the assembly of the elders.”   Psalm 107:31,32

 

“I am the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt:  OPEN THY MOUTH WIDE, AND I WILL FILL IT.”  Psalm 37:10

 

AGAIN AND AGAIN, I ASK:

FOR WHAT REASON DO WE NEED JC

OR ANY ONE ELSE

BUT YIHOVAH

OUR ONLY GOD AND SAVIOR?

 

“And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul,

 

“To keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good?”   Deuteronomy 10:12,13

 

“At the same time, saith the LORD, will I be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people.”   Jeremiah 31:1

 

“Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee:

and let such as love thy salvation say continually,

Let God be magnified.”

Psalm 70:4

 

“My mouth shall shew forth thy righteousness and thy salvation all the day…

“I will go in the strength of the Lord GOD:

I will make mention of thy righteousness, even of thine only.

“Thy righteousness also, O God, is very high, who hast done great things:

O God, who is like unto thee!

Psalm 71:15,16,19

 

“And Solomon stood before the altar of the LORD in the presence of all the congregation of Israel, and spread forth his hands toward heaven:  And he said, LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above,

or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy

with thy servants

that walk before thee with all their heart:”

I Kings 8:22,23

 

FOR WHAT REASON DO WE NEED JC

OR ANY ONE ELSE

BUT YIHOVAH?

 

“And they shall know that I am the LORD their God, that brought them forth out of the land of Egypt, that I may dwell among them: I am the LORD their God.

Exodus 29:46

 

“And God spake all these words, saying,

 

“I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt,

out of the house of bondage.

 

“Thou shalt have no other gods before me.”  

Exodus 20:1 - 3

 

FOR WHAT REASON DO WE NEED JC

OR ANY ONE ELSE

BUT YIHOVAH,

THE LORD OUR GOD THAT SAVED ISRAEL OUT OF EGYPT?

 

“…they shall CALL ON MY NAME, and I will hear them:  I will say, It is my people:  and they shall say, The LORD is my God.”   Zechariah 13:9

 

Given all the above Scripture, YOU MESSIANICS should realize that we should not be trusting in or magnifying “man” - not any “man” for the Holy ONE of Israel is a JEALOUS GOD, and HE wants all the Praise and Glory for HIMSELF!  HE ALONE is Our SAVIOR, and there is none else:

 

“I, even I, am the LORD; and beside me there is no saviour.”   Isaiah 43:11

 

“Fear ye not, neither be afraid: have not I told thee from that time, and have declared it? ye are even my witnesses. Is there a God beside me? yea, there is no God; I know not any.”   Isaiah 44:8

 

“Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together:  who hath declared this from ancient time?  who hath told it from that time?  have not I the LORD?  And there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me.

 

“Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.”   Isaiah 45:21,22

 

FOR WHAT REASON DO WE NEED JC OR ANY ONE ELSE

BUT YIHOVAH?

 

Our Righteous GOD gave us HIS Holy Book of the Law – not the “New Testament” that was established by “man” to support his man-made, very well organized and deceptive religion.

 

WE DO NOT NEED JC!!!

 

The TEACHINGS of the GOD of Israel are found in HIS Book of the Law, and in no way do HIS Teachings even parallel those of JC.  As a matter of fact, the “New Testament” and the teachings of JC were specifically written and embellished to REPLACE GOD’s Laws, Statutes, and Judgments - hence, the reason for the word “New” in the title of this book! 

 

This is one of the greatest sins one can commit against the Most High GOD of Israel.  Not only is GOD’s Law to be kept “to a thousand generations” and “FOR EVERMORE” (Deuteronomy 7:9; II Kings 17:37), but no one can add to or diminish from all that the GOD of Israel has COMMANDED that we should observe to DO (Deuteronomy 12:32)! 

 

Equally as important, “Cursed be he that confirmeth not all the words of this law to do them, And all the people shall say, Amen” (Deuteronomy 27:26).  Perhaps JC wasn’t aware of this Law!

 

The “New Testament” and this “man” JC have not only added to GOD’s WORD, but they have disclaimed GOD’s Ordinances and changed them altogether!

 

“The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the haughty people of the earth do languish. The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant. Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left.”   Isaiah 24:4 - 6  

 

Every man/woman who serves and worships the All-Mighty GOD of Israel knows to Exalt ONLY HIM and HIS Book of the Law, for through meditating in this Righteous Book, one is made wise and, therefore, learns of GOD’s Truth and magnifies it and nothing else!

 

“And he said unto them, Set your hearts unto all the words which I testify among you this day, which ye shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law.   Deuteronomy 32:4

 

“Only be thou strong and very courageous, that thou mayest observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded thee:  turn not from it to the right hand or to the left, that thou mayest prosper whithersoever thou goest.

 

“This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein:  for then thou shal make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.”   Joshua 1:7,8

 

Equally important, the wise will confirm that there is but ONE GOD, the CREATOR, and there is none else!

 

“Ye are my witnesses, saith the LORD, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know and believe me, and understand that I am he: before me there was no God formed, neither shall there be after me.”   Isaiah 43:10

 

“I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me:

 

“That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none beside me. I amthe LORD, and there is none else.”   Isaiah 45:5,6

 

“But the LORD is the true God, he is the living God, and an everlasting king: at his wrath the earth shall tremble, and the nations shall not be able to abide his indignation.

 

“Thus shall ye say unto them, The gods that have not made the heavens and the earth, even they shall perish from the earth, and from under these heavens.”   Jeremiah 10:10,11

 

Finally, when we realize that NO ONE can deliver out of GOD’s Hand, i.e., reverse the CURSES HE put on the Nation of Israel (or anyone else for that matter), then we will understand why the man, JC, is a farce, and thus, was not able to save the “Lost Sheep of the House of Israel,” or establish GOD’s Kingdom.  Thus, we also realize why the writers of the “New Testament” conveniently wrote JC completely out of the picture and into a false doctrine and forged sense of hope that lies in the hearts of naïve and badly informed believers! 

 

The Holy ONE of Israel wants HIS People to SERVE, TRUST, BELIEVE, HOPE, AND WORSHIP ONLY HIM!  AND HE WILL HAVE IT NO OTHER WAY!

 

“The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him.”   Nahum 1:7

 

WE NEED THE SAME GOD THAT SAVED THE NATION OF ISRAEL

OUT OF EGYPT

TO ONCE AGAIN

DELIVER US OUT OF OUR ENEMIES’ LANDS!!!

 

“And I also have given you cleanness of teeth in all your cities,

and want of bread in all your places: yet have ye not returned unto me,

saith the LORD.

 

“And also I have withholden the rain from you,

when there were yet three months to the harvest:

and I caused it to rain upon one city,

and caused it not to rain upon another city: one piece was rained upon,

and the piece whereupon it rained not withered.

 

“So two or three cities wandered unto one city, to drink water;

but they were not satisfied: yet have ye not returned unto me,

saith the LORD.

 

“I have smitten you with blasting and mildew: when your gardens and your vineyards and your fig trees and your olive trees increased,

the palmerworm devoured them: yet have ye not returned unto me,

saith the LORD.

 

“I have sent among you the pestilence after the manner of Egypt: your young men have I slain with the sword, and have taken away your horses;

and I have made the stink of your camps to come up unto your nostrils:

yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.

 

“I have overthrown some of you, as God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah,

and ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the burning:

yet have ye not returned unto me, saith the LORD.”

Amos 4:6  – 11

 

“For thus saith the LORD unto the house of Israel,

Seek ye me, and ye shall live

 

“Seek the LORD, and ye shall live; lest he break out like fire in the house of Joseph,

and devour it, and there be none to quench it in Beth-el.”

Amos 5:4,6

 

“The Lord GOD hath sworn by his holiness, that, lo, the days shall come upon you,

that he will take you away with hooks, and your posterity with fishhooks.”

Amos 4:2

 

“The virgin of Israel is fallen; she shall no more rise: she is forsaken upon her land; there is none to raise her up.

 

“Therefore the LORD, the God of hosts, the Lord, saith thus;

Wailing shall be in all streets; and they shall say in all the highways, Alas! alas!

and they shall call the husbandman to mourning,

and such as are skilful of lamentation to wailing.

 

“Therefore will I cause you to go into captivity beyond Damascus,

saith the LORD, whose name is The God of hosts.”

Amos 5:2,16,27

(See also Jeremiah 30:13)

 

Why didn’t JC know about Amos’ PROPHECIES?  Why didn’t he know that GOD had cursed the “Lost Sheep of the House of Israel” (Matt.15:24), and that it would be impossible to SAVE them?  And why didn’t he know that we would still be UNSAVED unto this day?!   I’ll tell you why.  When the tale was woven to establish this false religion, X-tianity, the writers were so busy fabricating what they thought would be a foolproof theology that they neglected to do their homework!  They should have researched what “Thus Saith the LORD,” first!  How long will intelligent people continue to believe in this “man” JC?

 

WE DO NOT NEED JC! 

 

WE NEED THE GOD OF ABRAHAM!

 

“Therefore, behold the days come, saith the LORD, that it shall no more be said,

The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt;

But, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel

from the land of the north, and from all the lands whither he had driven them: 

and I will bring them again unto their land

that I gave unto their fathers.”

Jeremiah 16:14,15

 

“Give unto the LORD the glory due unto his name:  bring an offering,

and come before him:  worship the LORD in the beauty of holiness. 

FEAR BEFORE HIM ALL THE EARTH…”

I Chronicles 16:29,30

 

If the Holy ONE of Israel DECLARED that there is NONE TO PLEAD OUR CAUSE (Jeremiah 30:13), then of what value was JC???  Obviously, this man was/is of no value to the Children of Israel at all.  Hence, again and again I urge Messianics to turn to the GOD of Israel and believe, hope, and trust in ONLY HIM for HE is the ONLY ONE that has proven HIMSELF to be able to truly SAVE HIS People out of the hands of their enemies.

 

O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD IS GOOD

AND THAT THERE IS NONE LIKE THE LORD GOD OF ISRAEL!

 

Tziona Yisrael,

Servant of the Most High GOD of Israel for HIS Holy Name’s Sake

 

P.S.

 

I live to Exalt the Most High GOD of Israel and HIS Righteous Book of the Law and all because returning to HIM and serving and worshipping HIM (when our forefathers wouldn’t) will cause Our GOD and SAVIOR to return back to us, HIS Chosen People.  Therefore, the more Israelites involved in this great Mission to return to the Holy ONE and HIS Law, the sooner the GOD’s TRUTH will be disseminated around the world and the sooner the True and Living GOD will be revealed, magnified, and PRAISED by all (Isaiah 43:21).  And LORD knows this “man” JC, or whatever people choose to call him, will have nothing to do with bringing about this disclosure or the Redemption and Deliverance from all the perils upon the SEED of the Children of Israel, as well as the rest of the nations on this Earth for that matter.   And the reason is that the man JC, in the “NT,” is too busy shedding light on himself to give Praise and Glory to the Most High GOD of Israel, which is all that this GOD wanted most from HIS Chosen People.

 

It should be realized that GOD did not let Samuel’s words fall to the ground, i.e., everything Samuel said came to pass (I Samuel 3:19).  But this was not the case with the “man” JC, and yet he was/is worshipped and magnified as if he were the GOD of this Universe.   And indeed many people think that he is.  But if he is a god or if he is “the son of God,” then certainly he should have known that GOD’s Kingdom was NOT at hand (Matthew 10:5 - 7) – a blunder from which he will never recover! 

 

And since JC could not make this significant call that would have proven his identity and godliness, the wise should know that he is as much a lying prophet as was Hananiah who disputed GOD's WORD at the mouth of HIS Prophet Jeremiah who had already said that the Tribe of Judah would be in Babylonian captivity for seventy years.  Afterwards, Hananiah claimed that the Judahites would be captives for only two years rather than seventy.  Consequently, Hananiah paid with his life for making the Judahites “trust in a lie” (Jeremiah 28th Chapter). 

 

Is not this what JC has done?  Hasn't this man-god, be he real or imaginary, made people believe in lies?  He was not "sent to the Lost Sheep of the House of Israel" because they were not there (James 1:1), and GOD's Kingdom was not "nigh".  

 

As well, we should give more thought to the fact that “there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the LORD knew face to face” (Deuteronomy 34:10).  That kind of leaves the “Son of God” out in the cold; wouldn’t you say?

 

And finally, GOD said, “The beast of the field shall honor me, the dragons and the owls:  because I give waters in the wilderness and rivers in the desert to give drink to my people, my chosen” (Isaiah 43:20).  There’s much to be gleaned from this passage!  But suffice it to say that the beasts of the field know well the identity of the CREATOR, and they know even better that this All-Mighty GOD is the ONLY ONE that deserves ALL THE GLORY.  Unfortunately, these days, when there is a drought, severe storm, flooding, waters in the desert or forest (lightning) fires, crippling dust storms and famine, people, not the beasts of the field, but PEOPLE will credit “Mother Nature” for these weather patterns and not make the slightest connection to the Most High GOD.

 

“That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none beside me. I am the LORD, and there is none else.  I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.”   Isaiah 45:6,7

 

However, for sure great afflictions will cause many people and Nations to turn to the GOD with the OMNIPOTENCE to SAVE and DELIVER out of harms way, and this will be the GOD they will serve and worship (Hosea 5:15).  I don’t think it’s necessary to reveal that this GOD will be the same GOD that SAVED the Children of Israel out of Egyptian bondage!

 

“Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth.”  

Psalm 96:12,13

 

“What ailed thee, O thou sea, that thou fleddest? thou Jordan, that thou wast driven back?  Ye mountains, that ye skipped like rams; and ye little hills, like lambs?  Tremble, thou earth, at the presence of the Lord, at the presence of the God of Jacob;”   Psalm 114:5 – 7

 

The WISE will understand!

 

FEAR AND GLORY YIHOVAH ALWAYS!

 

P.P.S.

 

LORD, You were our help during Biblical days, and you did not pass the buck.  You were a Voice and a genuine Worker for us, and from the fruits of your labors our trifling forefathers were indeed saved and redeemed many times from the hands of their enemies, albeit in vain to perpetuate many sins against you.   But things have changed somewhat, and many of us have returned to you.  Therefore, once again, LORD GOD of Israel, save those of us who believe and trust in ONLY YOU to do your Will, but this time save us from the four corners of this Earth for your Holy Name’s Sake.

 

“When thy people Israel be smitten down before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee, and shall turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray, and make supplication unto thee in this house:  Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which thou gavest unto their fathers.”   I Kings 8:33,34

 

“Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that it shall no more be said, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt;

 

“But, The LORD liveth, that brought up the children of Israel from the land of the north, and from all the lands whither he had driven them: and I will bring them again into their land that I gave unto their fathers.”   Jeremiah 16:14,15

 

BLESSED BE THE NAME OF THE GOD OF ISRAEL!  IT WILL HAPPEN!!!

 

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“Bind up the testimony, seal the law among my disciples.

 

“And I will wait upon the Lord, that hideth his face from the house of Jacob,

and I will look for him.”  

Isaiah 8:16,17

 

Let us put the Most High GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob/Israel back into our lives, our hearts, our thoughts, and in everything that we do.  Focusing on HIM and HIS Ways, as we come and go in our daily routines is ever so helpful in maintaining healthy spirits and acquiring strength and knowledge of HIS Paths of Righteousness.   This attitude certainly helps in making us meek, albeit but not weak, ALL PRAISES DUE TO THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL.

 

“Thus saith the LORD of hosts; Let your hands be strong, ye that hear in these days these words by the mouth of the prophets, which were in the day that the foundation of the house of the LORD of hosts was laid, that the temple might be built.”   Zechariah 8:9

 

“Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him

while he is near:”

Isaiah 55:6

 

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“I will declare thy name unto my brethren: 

in the midst of the congregation will I praise thee.”  

Psalm 22:22

 

LET US EXALT, PRAISE, AND SANCTIFY THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL IN TRUTH AND IN RIGHTEOUSNESS BEFORE THE WORLD FOREVERMORE!  AND LET US MAGNIFY HIS LAW, WHICH IS OUR ONLY TICKET INTO HIS KINGDOM, SO THAT ALL PEOPLES WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO SERVE AND WORSHIP KNOW THE MOST HIGH GOD OF ABRAHAM AND MOSES AND TO SERVE AND WORSHIP HIM ACCORDING TO HIS LAW, HIS WORD AND HIS WILL!

 

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EXPOUNDING ON WHEN THE CREATOR’s 24-HOUR DAY BEGINS:

 

I happen to be talking with my husband regarding when each new day begins.  And his input was much like that of Brother Kweli’s.  In essence, he said:

 

In The BEGINNING there was only “Darkness.”  Therefore, because “Darkness” preceded “Light,” it stands to reason why the “darkness,” which was initially first, begins the new day and not the “morning.” 

 

“In the beginning…darkness was upon the face of the deep…  And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.”   Genesis 1:1 - 3

 

In my opinion, adding to this belief is the CREATOR’s pronouncement of the use of “Darkness,” or rather evening, when ending and beginning each new day:

 

“…And the evening and the morning were the second day.

 

“…And the evening and the morning were the third day.

 

“…And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

 

“…And the evening and the morning were the fifth day.

 

“…And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.”   Genesis1:8 - 31

 

If we cannot recognize when to begin our 24-hour days, how then can we observe GOD’s Holy Seventh Day Sabbaths to rest and be refreshed, and how then are we to observe HIS Holy Feast Days, as we are Commanded?  Hence, it behooves us to read GOD’s WORD and take note of all the Scriptures as to when our forefathers observed each new day.  The information is there, if we will only accept it.  There are several specific passages that cannot be ignored. 

 

Genesis First Chapter is already suggested.  Another passage is in Judges where Samson tells the Philistines to solve his riddle “within seven days.”  And “on the Seventh Day before the sun went down,” the Philistines told him the meaning of his riddle.  Point being that the Philistines knew that had they waited until AFTER sundown, then they would have been in the Eighth Day and too late to receive the reward Samson had promised them (Judges 14th Chapter).

 

More evidence is in Nehemiah 13th Chapter.  Nehemiah is angered by people profaning the Holy Seventh Day by selling their wares to the stiffnecked Israelites who did not hesitate to buy them.  So, “…when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark BEFORE THE SABBATH,” Nehemiah “commanded that the gates should be shut…”  Hence, Nehemiah wanted to prepare for the impending Holy Seventh Day to be sure that no sins would be committed after sundown, which is when the Sabbath or Seventh Day would obviously begin.  Again, this is more evidence that the new day begins at sundown/evening/darkness. 

 

I would be remiss if I did not also include the fact that Scripture is clear on Passover and the Day of Atonement beginning in the evening at sundown. 

 

PASSOVER:   “In the first month, on the fourteenth day of the month at even, ye shall eat unleavened bread, until the one and twentieth day of the month at even.”   Exodus 12:18

 

THE DAY OF ATONEMENT:   “It shall be unto you a sabbath of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: in the ninth day of the month at even, from even unto even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath.”   Leviticus23:32 

 

The GOD of Israel is and always has been consistent in teaching us HIS Commandments.  HE would not tell us to begin some Holy Days at sundown and to begin other days in the morning.  There is nothing intelligent about such a directive – only confusion.  T.Y., Editor

 

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Poetry and Prose Corner With A Message:

 

SHOW THE WORLD, GOD OF ABRAHAM!!!

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That YOU ALONE are the CREATOR of this Heaven and Earth.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That ONLY YOU, the CREATOR GOD of all things, can design Righteousness.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That the world suffers because of disobedience to your Righteous LAW.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That YOU ALONE will be Exalted and Magnified.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That the GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob yet lives and is the One True and Living GOD.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That your Holy Name will AGAIN strike FEAR in the hearts of all mankind.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That YOU will again save the SEED of Jacob, but this time it will be out of world bondage.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That YOU will Judge the corrupt Rulers of this present world system.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That YOU ALONE kill and make alive.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That YOU are taking back your Universe and your Holy Land.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That your Holy City Jerusalem will be graced with your presence in your Holy Temple AGAIN.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That your Covenant People, the House of Israel,

are at hand to return to the Land you promised to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That the Seed of King David

will reign again over the Land of Israel and will Judge your Earth with Righteousness.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That YOU will establish Righteousness on your Earth.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That YOU are calling a Righteous Remnant of Israel to return

to show forth your PRAISE and MAGNIFY YOU.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That all Nations will tremble at your WORD.

 

Show the world, GOD of Abraham,

That upon your RETURN, every knee will bow to YOU and worship YOU in Truth.

 

By

 

Tziona Yisrael

(June 6, 2010)

 

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Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness:

let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together;

I the LORD have created it.

Isaiah 45:8

 

And I will feed them that oppress thee with their own flesh;

and they shall be drunken with their own blood, as with sweet wine:

and all flesh shall know that I the LORD am thy Saviour and thy Redeemer,

the mighty One of Jacob.

Isaish 49:26

 

For thy Maker is thine husband; the LORD of hosts is his name;

and thy Redeemer the Holy One of Israel; The God of the whole earth shall he be called.

Isaiah 54:5

 

For a small moment have I forsaken thee; but with great mercies will I gather thee.

In a little wrath I hid my face from thee for a moment;

but with everlasting kindness will I have mercy on thee, saith the LORD thy Redeemer.”

Isaiah 54:7,8

 

No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper;

and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn.

This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD,

and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.

Isaiah 54:17

 

And it shall come to pass, that from one new moon to another,

and from one sabbath to another, shall all flesh come to worship before me, saith the LORD.

Isaiah 66:23

 

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If you have a poem that EXALTS the Most High GOD of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob that you would like to share, please do feel free to submit it for posting to Afraqueen@AOL.COM.

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O TASTE AND SEE

THAT THE LORD GOD OF ISRAEL IS JUST AND GOOD!

 

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MAY THE WORLD SOON LEARN THE TRUTH

REGARDING THE ONE TRUE AND LIVING GOD

 

THAT CREATED THE HEAVENS AND THE EARTH

FOR HIS FAME AND GLORY!

 

AND MAY ALL NATIONS FEAR HIM, SERVE HIM, AND WORSHIP HIM FOR HIS POWER TO ESTABLISH GENUINE PEACE ON THIS EARTH – HIS PEACE!

 

 

HALLELUYAH, HALLELUYAH, HALLELUYAH!

 

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Your Poetry and Prose EXALTING the Holy ONE of Israel are most welcome.  Please send them to Afraqueen@AOL.COM for publishing in The LawKeepers JOURNAL.  We only ask that they be in Exaltation of the Most High GOD of Israel.

 

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“The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.”

Zephaniah 3:14,17

 

Let us mold our hearts and future NOW and succeed where our forefathers failed.  Let us be obedient to Our Holy ONE of Israel and live and do HIS Book of the Law AS IT IS WRITTEN IN RIGHTEOUSNESS.  Let us turn to Our GOD of Israel with our whole heart and soul and cause HIM to see that this time, we will keep our promise to make HIM Our ONE and ONLY GOD in Truth and serve HIM according to HIS Ways and Paths of Righteousness that HE decreed to HIS Prophet Moses!

 

“And it shall come to pass, when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,

 

“And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul;

 

“That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath scattered thee.

 

“If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee:”

Deuteronomy 30:1 - 4

 

“For I will take you from among the heathen, and gather you out of all countries, and will bring you into your own land.

 

“Then will I sprinkle clean water upon you, and ye shall be clean: from all your filthiness, and from all your idols, will I cleanse you.

 

“A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh.

 

“And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.

 

“And ye shall dwell in the land that I gave to your fathers; and ye shall be my people, and I will be your God.

 

“I will also save you from all your uncleannesses: and I will call for the corn, and will increase it, and lay no famine upon you.

 

“And I will multiply the fruit of the tree, and the increase of the field, that ye shall receive no more reproach of famine among the heathen.

 

“Then shall ye remember your own evil ways, and your doings that were not good, and shall lothe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and for your abominations.”   Ezekiel 36:24 - 31

 

“Thou wilt perform the truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which thou hast sworn unto our fathers from the days of old.”   Micah 7:20

 

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“Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not:  behold, your God will come with vengeance even God with a recompense; he will come and save you.

 

“And the ransomed of the LORD shall return, and come to Zion

with songs and everlasting joy upon their heads: 

they shall obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow and sighing shall flee away.”

Isaiah 35:4,10

 

“For I am the LORD thy God, the Holy One of Israel, thy Saviour

I gave Egypt for thy ransom, Ethiopia and Seba for thee.

 

“Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honorable, and I have loved thee:  therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life.

 

“Fear not: for I am with thee: 

I will bring thy seed from the east, and gather thee from the west;

 

“I will say to the north, Give up:  and to the south, Keep not back: 

bring my sons from far, and my daughters from the ends of the earth;”

Isaiah 43:3 – 6

 

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FOR YOUR INFORMATION (FYI):

 

 

[By their own admission, European “Jews” prove that they are not the seed of Jacob.  T.Y., Editor]

 

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Encyclopedia of Judaism:

Ashkenazim

 

Jews tracing their descent from ancestors who settled throughout northwestern Europe in the early Middle Ages; the preponderant section of world Jewry, long distinguishable from Sephardim and "Oriental" Jewish communities by virtue of their folkways, outlook, cultural heritage, and religious traditions. In the Hebrew Bible, Ashkenaz first denotes a grandson of Japheth and great-grandson of the patriarch Noah (Gen. 10:1-3; I Chr. 1:4-6); it also designates the territory of a (Scythian?) people located north of Mesopotamia (Jer. 51:27). Talmudic sources (Yoma 10a), followed by the prayer book of Amram Gaon (ninth cent.), however, identify Ashkenaz with Germamia or Germanna---and when speaking of the German language or homeland, Rashi likewise employs the term "Ashkenaz." By his time (11th cent.), it had come to mean Lotharingia or "Lother" in rabbinic parlance, a region embracing parts of the old Carolingian Empire (northeastern France, Lorraine, Flanders, and the Rhineland) where Jews who spoke Old French or Middle High German were developing a socio-religious life style of their own. Between 1050 and 1300, these Ashkenazi or "German" Jewish communities dominated the whole of France (apart from Provence), England and the Low Countries, Germany west of the Elbe, Switzerland, and northern Italy. Ashkenazim expelled from England (1290) and France (1306, 1394) fled elsewhere, mainly to Germany, Austria, and Poland. Renewed persecution, in both Germany (13th-15th centuries) and Poland-Lithuania (Cossack massacres of 1648-49), drove their descendants to other parts of Europe and even farther afield, One indication of this troubled history is the fact that the surname "Ashkenazi" can now mostly be found among Jews of North African or Turkish origin.

A primary characteristic of medieval Franco-German Jewry was its adoption of liturgical rites deriving from the ancient "Palestinian" (rather than "Babylonian") group, the order and wording of many prayers differed considerably from those recited by Jews in Spain, Portugal, Provence, and the Orient (see Liturgy; Nusaḥ); distinctive forms of liturgical hymn (Piyyut

), elegiac verse (Kinot
), and penitential prayer (SELIḤOT) were composed; and the melodic chanting of biblical texts (CANTILLATION) was highly diversified in both Western and Eastern Europe. Legend had it that such traditions were first brought northward to "Ashkenaz" from Apulia, in southern Italy, inspiring a famous quip by Rabbenu Jacob TAM: "For out of Bari shall go forth Torah, and the word of the Lord from Otranto" (cf. Isa. 2:3). The pre-expulsion French and English rite has been preserved in the 11th-century Maḥzor Vitry and in the 13th-century Ets Ḥayyim compiled by R. Jacob Ḥazzan of London. Its last surviving elements could still be found, until recently, in the ritual maintained by three small Jewish communities (Asti, Fossano, Moncalvo) in northern Italy. Waves of emigration, religious tenacity, and the invention of printing helped the closely related Ashkenazi rite to spread from medieval Rhenish Jewry to Central and Eastern Europe, where it became known as minhag Polin, "the Polish rite." With only slight regional variations, this now forms the basis of worship in Ashkenazi synagogues throughout the world. ḤASIDISM, the popular religious movement originating in the 18th century, adopted the rite of Isaac LURIA, Sephardi in part but retaining much Ashkenazi liturgical content. Both the Ḥasidim and their traditional "Opponents," the MITNAGGEDIM, share a common musical heritage in the "Mi-Sinai" niggunim---traditional melodies to which various prayers have been chanted in the synagogue ever since the Middle Ages.

Whereas the Sephardim evolved a broad (and often more tolerant, "open") cultural form of life, historical circumstances---notably the restrictions imposed by their Christian environment---tended to make the Ashkenazim narrower and more rigorous in their outlook and practice. Talmudic scholarship in the Ashkenazi world became intensified from age to age and from one land of exile to the next. With his vastly influential commentaries on both the Bible and the Talmud, Rashi set new standards of learning; the pietistic and mystical ḤASIDÉ ASHKENAZ of 13th-century Germany fostered a preparedness for martyrdom (KIDDUSH HA-SHEM); and Rabbenu GERSHOM ME'OR HA-GOLAH imposed monogamy on the Jews of Christian Europe and protected women facing arbitrary divorce. Despite the liturgical and other differences between them, Ashkenazim and Sephardim maintained a fruitful relationship for several hundred years. The works of Rashi and his school were greatly admired in Spain. Among the "Germans" who settled or exerted a personal influence there, MOSES BEN JACOB OF COUCY was a highly effective preacher and ASHER BEN JEHIEL enjoyed supreme rabbinical authority. It was the latter's son, JACOB BEN ASHER, who did much to inspire the format of caro's SHULḤAN ARUKH through the writing of his major legal (halakhic) work, Arba'ah Turim. Subsequently, Ashkenazi regulations and practices were added by Moses ISSERLES to the standard (Sephardi) Shulḥan Arukh code. Spanish luminaries, in their turn, had a considerable impact on the Ashkenazim: MAIMONIDES appears to have influenced the Ḥasidé Ashkenaz, while he, Abraham IBN EZRA, and the Sephardi masters of the kabbalah gained a lasting reputation in northern Europe. These reciprocal influences have, to varying degrees, continued down to modern times.

Strict adherence to the HALAKHAH (Jewish Law) became a hallmark of the Ashkenazim. Within the system of communal autonomy which they evolved, the "Council of the Four Lands" (Va'ad Arba ha-Aratsot) flourished for two centuries (c.1550-1764) in Poland and Lithuania, regulating all aspects of Jewish communal, economic, and religious life in the future heartland of European ORTHODOXY. The local rabbi often served also as dayyan (judge), av bet din (head of the law court), or head of a yeshivah (rabbinical academy). Torah study was promoted daily, much deference was paid to local CUSTOM (minhag), and---despite economic pressures and recurrent persecution---Ashkenazi Jews maintained a rare standard of literacy, to a degree unknown among the surrounding Christian population. The complex "civilization" which thus developed, with its own customs and traditions, legal norms, ethical and religious values, social institutions, and hallowed "way of life," was the vitalizing force that enabled the Ashkenazim to survive and to build up each new community, from Germany to Poland and Russia, and from there to Western Europe, America, the Land of Israel, and other parts of the world. A unique Ashkenazi possession, for more than 1,000 years, has been the YIDDISH language, which served as a lingua franca wherever Jews went.

By the 18th century, Ashkenazim outnumbered Sephardim in the world and, by the late 19th century, their mass emigration from czarist Russia had changed the complexion of many Jewish communities in the West. On the eve of World War II (1939), Ashkenazi Jews represented 90 percent of the world Jewish population. This overwhelming preponderance, though reduced by the Holocaust, assimilation, intermarriage, and a falling birthrate, still characterizes world Jewry, although Sephardim and Eastern Jews form a slight majority in the State of Israel. Ashkenazim laid the foundations of a centralized CHIEF RABBINATE in Western Europe, the British Commonwealth, and Israel. Movements such as Ḥasidism, HASKALAH, and Political zionism were founded and led by them, and this is to a great extent also true of the three major religious trends---REFORM JUDAISM, NEO-ORTHODOXY, and CONSERVATIVE Judaism. Ashkenazim constitute the dominant sectors of Jewish communities in Europe (except France, where the North African immigration of the 1950s and 1960s has put them in a minority), North and Latin America, South Africa, and Australia.

FOR THE REST OF THE ARTICLE, PLEASE CONNECT TO THE FOLLOWING LINK:

http://www.answers.com/topic/ashkenazi

 

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4PCTA_enUS332US332&q=Ashkenazim

 

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[The CREATOR GOD of Israel is teasing the world with the Truth.  Most know that Helen Thomas speaks Truth and is right on point.  The GOD of Israel is just enlightening the world to the facts a little at a time, so that when HE unleashes the full impact of the true identity of the SEED of Jacob, the world will be able to handle it.  Helen Thomas, like Shlomo Sand, speaks truth, but “Jews” do not want the fact that they have no Biblical connection to the Land of Israel made public.  And it’s a shame that Thomas had to quit her job for telling the truth.  Those who broadcast that this 89 year-old should be fired are some mean, heartless individuals who will get their just due, and it will be worse than what they caused to happen to her.  You see, the CREATOR is rockin’ this boat!  And Ari Fleischer had no right to speak for Blacks when “Jews” had their hands deep in the Slave Trade.  T.Y. Editor]

 

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Helen Thomas: Jews, go back to Poland

Veteran White House correspondent

Helen Thomas makes shocking anti-Jewish remarks

Yitzhak Benhorin

Israel News

06.05.10

 

WASHINGTON - Veteran White House Correspondent Helen Thomas has provoked a storm in the US after saying the Jews must "get the hell out of Palestine" and "go home" to Germany or Poland. Thomas, who will be celebrating her 90th birthday soon, made the remarks in a talk with Rabbi David Nesenoff on the margins of an event held by President Obama last week to mark Jewish heritage month. After being asked for her opinion of Israel, Thomas responded by saying: "Tell them to get the hell out of Palestine." Turning her attention to the Palestinians, she said, "Remember, these people are occupied. And it's their land," adding the Jews should "go home" to Poland and Germany. Thomas' remarks have prompted numerous calls for her resignation. One of those who spoke out against her is Ari Fleischer, the former White House spokesman during President George W. Bush's presidency. "She should lose her job over this," Fleischer told the Politico website. "As someone who is Jewish, and as someone who worked with her and used to like her, I find this appalling. "She is advocating religious cleansing… If a journalist, or a columnist, said the same thing about blacks or Hispanics, they would already have lost their jobs," he said. As a daughter of Lebanese immigrants, Thomas has not been hiding her sympathy for the Arabs and Palestinians in questions she asked at White House press briefings. She has referred to the lethal raid on the Gaza-bound Marmara ship Monday as a "massacre."

 

LINK:  Type Helen Thomas / Poland

 

 

 

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[This information is something I stumbled upon that you might find extremely interesting.  I know I did.  Of course you will need to discern GOD’s Truth from what’s fraudulent information.  Just know that at this time, the Israelites were not in the Land.  They had long since been scattered.  T.Y., Editor]

 

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Grecians

Hellenists, Greek-Jews; Jews born in a foreign country, and thus did not speak Hebrew (Acts :; :), nor join in the Hebrew services of the Jews in Palestine, but had synagogues of their own in Jerusalem.

Joel : = Greeks.

Author: Matthew G. Easton.

ALSO SEE:

  1. Greek
  2. Greece
  3. Javan
  4. Dispertion
  5. Athens, Greece
  6. Achaia, Greece
  7. Cenchrea, Greece
  8. Corinth, Greece
  9. Alexander the Great
  10. Ahasuerus
  11. Xerxes
  12. Macedonia
  13. First Epistle to the Corinthians
  14. Second Epistle to the Corinthians
  15. Paul

Link:  Cue in “Grecians”

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[From searching the Web for information on “Grecians”, I learned that “Jews” (as well as Greeks) were labeled with this name.  Jews bore this name because of their adoption of the Greek culture.  Although it is not really clear from other articles on “Greeks and Jews” why the Greeks and the “Jews” did not get along.  My guess would be because of Jewish involvement in the economic system and a desire to dominate and control the Greeks in Israel.  Without question, these are the people Esau used in the Chapter on Obadiah to remove the Judahites far from their borders (Joel 3:6) and with the support of the Greek government.  T.Y., Editor]

 

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Greek Scribal Culture in Early Jewish and Early Christian Settings: Continuities and Discontinuities

for the conference on The Early Christian Book at the Catholic University of America, 7 June 2002

Early Christian groups and practices did not develop in a vacuum. Judaism, in its various forms, provided the immediate background for much that we call "early Christianity." We often hear and say such things, but do not always pursue the implications. With reference to the adoption and development of "book culture" in early Christian circles, questions about Jewish influences are seldom explored in any depth with regard to the extant physical remains. This presentation is part of an ongoing effort to look more closely at what has been preserved from pre-Christian Jewish Greek writings in an attempt to ascertain the extent to which continuities as well as discontinuities with early Christian materials are likely.


The evidence under discussion is contained in my evolving electronic collection of ancient fragments and modern claims (several versions appear below), which is already too extensive to receive complete and detailed attention here. Thus I have chosen to focus on the following aspects for this presentation:

1. For the most part, the Greek Jewish materials available to us are of very "professional" quality, reflecting highly developed scribal traditions in an established book-conscious segment of the Greco-Roman populace. We do not seem to be dealing with something relatively new or amateurish in Jewish Greek circles (the evidence is from Palestine and Egypt). In the early Roman period (as early Christianity developed), literary scripts in general tended to be less ornamented and more simple, which is probably important to note when attempting to compare the early Jewish hands with somewhat later and less formal Christian and/or Jewish examples.

2. Within these Greek Jewish scribal materials, certain unusual features (relative to other attested Greco-Roman literary practices) are present -- such as the use of spacing and other physical indicators between some phrases or even words -- that appear also in some early Christian Greek texts but more rarely in non-Jewish and non-Christian literary texts. Might this indicate some sort of continuity of scribal practice from Judaism into early Christianity? Note that there is also variety in such practice within the Jewish materials -- we are not positing a homogeneous Jewish scribal culture by any means, whatever its level of sophistication.

3. Another feature that occurs frequently in the early Jewish materials (including Semitic fragments!) concerns the special treatment of words or names denoting deity (especially the "tetragrammaton," YHWH) -- and this did not go unnoticed among the practitioners of what we often classify as "magic." Whether and to what extent such attitudes may be seen as the background of the development in Christian scribal circles of the "nomina sacra" is worth exploring as another possible aspect of continuities. Again, this evidence fortifies the impression that Jewish scribal practice was quite varied, but also indicates a widespread, shared concern for the special nature of certain types of expression.

4. This brings us to the transition from scroll to codex, something known to be taking place in parts of the Greco-Roman world already in the first century of the common era, and also well publicized as a practice that quickly became somewhat "normal" in many early Christian circles. While hard evidence has not yet surfaced to connect this as well to Greek Judaism, the possible patterns of continuity between Greek Jewish scribal practices and early Christian texts suggests that the possibility should not be ignored that codex technology was also part of the heritage early Christian copyists adapted from their Jewish predecessors.

Concluding Observations

As we attempt to learn more about early Judaism in its varieties, and the relationship between those Jewish varieties and early Christian developments, we should not ignore this type of evidence, which can also make significant contributions to the continually emerging "overall picture." My impression, at this point, is that early Christian scribal practice owed a huge debt to earlier Jewish developments, probably including the use of such aids to reading as spacing (and similar markers) and the impetus for special treatment of special names and words, and possibly even the interest in the new codex technology. Such things didn't happen in a vacuum. And Judaism, in its various forms, provides the most obvious and most available seedbed for early Christian development.

FOR THE ENTIRE (LONG) ARTICLE, PLEASE GO TO THE FOLLOWING LINK:

http://www.sas.upenn.edu/religious_studies/rak/jewishpap.html

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Report: Race a factor in police `friendly fire’

Posted at: 05/27/2010 3:05 PM

By DEEPTI HAJELA

(AP) NEW YORK - A panel convened after two officer-on-officer shootings said police departments must confront both overt and unconscious racial bias among officers to reduce the risk of one officer harming another during "friendly fire."

Gov. David Paterson formed the panel last year after the January 2008 death of Mount Vernon officer Christopher Ridley and the May 2009 death of New York City officer Omar Edwards. Both were black and killed by other police officers who were unaware they were cops.

The task force examined police-on-police confrontations around the country, finding 26 killings during the past three decades. The panel also found numerous other officer-on-officer confrontations that did not lead to a fatality.

The review of the confrontations found that "inherent or unconscious racial bias plays a role in shoot/don’t-shoot decisions made by officers of all races and ethnicities," the report said.

Ten of the officers killed were off duty, including Edwards and Ridley. And nine of the those were minorities. The last white off-duty officer to be killed by an on-duty colleague died in 1982, the task force found. The report didn’t find any obvious racial or ethnic pattern among officers who were killed while on-duty.

It issued nine recommendations for local, state and federal police agencies that include developing protocols on how to take police action when an officer is off duty and how an off-duty officer should respond if challenged by on-duty police; and developing testing that measures for unconscious bias, training to help reduce any bias, and a policy that mandates all firearm discharges be reported.

Paterson said the report is "groundbreaking work."

"We will consider the implementation of the recommendations outlined in the report in the coming weeks," he said.

The report commended the New York Police Department for already taking steps to try to measure unconscious bias. Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly called the report "thoughtful and comprehensive."

"Its recommendations, many of which are based on initiatives undertaken by the NYPD following the tragic death of Detective Omar Edwards, are worthy of consideration by police agencies nationwide," he said. "Hopefully, the Task Force report will help prevent other law enforcement families from experiencing such a devastating loss."

The death of an officer at the hands of another officer is "devastating" for police departments, said Christopher Stone, criminal justice professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and head of the task force.

He said the recommendations can also help with confrontations between civilians and officers, where a shooting is more likely to occur than in officer-on-officer confrontations. If officers are trained to reduce bias, "that’s going to help right across the board," he said.

Maki Haberfeld, a professor of police studies at John Jay Criminal College of Justice who wasn’t involved with the study, said it’s nearly impossible to separate race from these incidents, but not because officers are inherently racist. Police are trained to identify suspects based on body movements and behavioral patterns, but also on the types of paradigms in the neighborhood, she said.

"You just can’t build a neutral, objective standard. It has to be based on what happened in the past," she said. "It is much more complicated than just saying race is a factor in these cases."

But Haberfeld said she favors any training that would diffuse or minimize stereotypes police officers may have.

Associated Press writer Colleen Long contributed to this report.

http://www.kob.com/article/stories/S1580048.shtml

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/27/nyregion/27shoot.html
 

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READING FOR THE SOUL TO STRENGTHEN OUR FEAR, LOVE, HOPE, AND TRUST IN THE MOST HIGH CREATOR GOD TO DO HIS WILL:

 

THE LORD REIGNETH, LET THE PEOPLE TREMBLE…
EXALT YE THE LORD OUT GOD

 

 

The LORD reigneth; let the people tremble: he sitteth between the cherubims; let the earth be moved. The LORD is great in Zion; and he is high above all the people. Let them praise thy great and terrible name; for it is holy.

 

The king's strength also loveth judgment; thou dost establish equity, thou executest judgment and righteousness in Jacob. Exalt ye the LORD our God, and worship at his footstool; for he is holy.

 

Moses and Aaron among his priests, and Samuel among them that call upon his name; they called upon the LORD, and he answered them. He spake unto them in the cloudy pillar: they kept his testimonies, and the ordinance that he gave them.

 

Thou answeredst them, O LORD our God: thou wast a God that forgavest them, though thou tookest vengeance of their inventions.

 

Exalt the LORD our God, and worship at his holy hill; for the LORD our God is holy.   Psalm Ninety- ninth Chapter

 

 

KNOW THAT I, THE LORD, WHICH CALL THEE BY THY NAME,

AM THE GOD OF ISRAEL

 

Thus saith the LORD to his anointed, to Cyrus, whose right hand I have holden, to subdue nations before him; and I will loose the loins of kings, to open before him the two leaved gates; and the gates shall not be shut;

 

I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron: And I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the LORD, which call thee by thy name, am the God of Israel.

 

For Jacob my servant's sake, and Israel mine elect, I have even called thee by thy name: I have surnamed thee, though thou hast not known me. I am the LORD, and there is none else, there is no God beside me: I girded thee, though thou hast not known me: That they may know from the rising of the sun, and from the west, that there is none beside me. I am the LORD, and there is none else. I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.

 

Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the skies pour down righteousness: let the earth open, and let them bring forth salvation, and let righteousness spring up together; I the LORD have created it.

 

Woe unto him that striveth with his Maker! Let the potsherd strive with the potsherds of the earth. Shall the clay say to him that fashioneth it, What makest thou? or thy work, He hath no hands? Woe unto him that saith unto his father, What begettest thou? or to the woman, What hast thou brought forth?

 

Thus saith the LORD, the Holy One of Israel, and his Maker, Ask me of things to come concerning my sons, and concerning the work of my hands command ye me. I have made the earth, and created man upon it: I, even my hands, have stretched out the heavens, and all their host have I commanded. I have raised him up in righteousness, and I will direct all his ways: he shall build my city, and he shall let go my captives, not for price nor reward, saith the LORD of hosts.

 

Thus saith the LORD, The labour of Egypt, and merchandise of Ethiopia and of the Sabeans, men of stature, shall come over unto thee, and they shall be thine: they shall come after thee; in chains they shall come over, and they shall fall down unto thee, they shall make supplication unto thee, saying, Surely God is in thee; and there is none else, there is no God.

 

Verily thou art a God that hidest thyself, O God of Israel, the Saviour.

 

They shall be ashamed, and also confounded, all of them: they shall go to confusion together that are makers of idols.

 

But Israel shall be saved in the LORD with an everlasting salvation: ye shall not be ashamed nor confounded world without end.

 

For thus saith the LORD that created the heavens; God himself that formed the earth and made it; he hath established it, he created it not in vain, he formed it to be inhabited: I am the LORD; and there is none else.

 

I have not spoken in secret, in a dark place of the earth: I said not unto the seed of Jacob, Seek ye me in vain: I the LORD speak righteousness, I declare things that are right.

 

Assemble yourselves and come; draw near together, ye that are escaped of the nations: they have no knowledge that set up the wood of their graven image, and pray unto a god that cannot save.

 

Tell ye, and bring them near; yea, let them take counsel together: who hath declared this from ancient time? who hath told it from that time? have not I the LORD? and there is no God else beside me; a just God and a Saviour; there is none beside me.

 

Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.

 

I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, That unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.

 

Surely, shall one say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed. In the LORD shall all the seed of Israel be justified, and shall glory.   Isaiah Forty-fifth Chapter

 

 

JERUSALEM SHALL BE INHABITED…

I, SAITH THE LORD,

WILL BE UNTO HER A WALL OF FIRE ROUND ABOUT,

AND WILL BE THE GLORY…

DELIVER THYSELF, O ZION,

THAT DWELLEST WITH THE DAUGHTER OF BABYLON

 

I lifted up mine eyes again, and looked, and behold a man with a measuring line in his hand. Then said I, Whither goest thou? And he said unto me, To measure Jerusalem, to see what is the breadth thereof, and what is the length thereof.

 

And, behold, the angel that talked with me went forth, and another angel went out to meet him, And said unto him, Run, speak to this young man, saying, Jerusalem shall be inhabited as towns without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein:

 

For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and will be the glory in the midst of her.

 

Ho, ho, come forth, and flee from the land of the north, saith the LORD: for I have spread you abroad as the four winds of the heaven, saith the LORD. Deliver thyself, O Zion, that dwellest with the daughter of Babylon.

 

For thus saith the LORD of hosts; After the glory hath he sent me unto the nations which spoiled you: for he that toucheth you toucheth the apple of his eye. For, behold, I will shake mine hand upon them, and they shall be a spoil to their servants: and ye shall know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me.

 

Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion: for, lo, I come, and I will dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD. And many nations shall be joined to the LORD in that day, and shall be my people: and I will dwell in the midst of thee, and thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee. And the LORD shall inherit Judah his portion in the holy land, and shall choose Jerusalem again.

 

Be silent, O all flesh, before the LORD: for he is raised up out of his holy habitation.   Zechariah Second Chapter

 

 

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"O mountains of Israel, ye shall shoot forth your branches,

and yield your fruit to my people of Israel; for they are at hand to come."

 

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KING SOLOMON'S PRAYER

 

LORD God of Israel, there is no God like thee, in heaven above, or on earth beneath, who keepest covenant and mercy with thy servants that walk before thee with all their heart: Who hast kept with thy servant David my father that thou promisedst him: thou spakest also with thy mouth, and hast fulfilled it with thine hand, as it is this day.

 

Therefore now, LORD God of Israel, keep with thy servant David my father that thou promisedst him, saying, There shall not fail thee a man in my sight to sit on the throne of Israel; so that thy children take heed to their way, that they walk before me as thou hast walked before me. And now, O God of Israel, let thy word, I pray thee, be verified, which thou spakest unto thy servant David my father.

 

But will God indeed dwell on the earth? behold, the heaven and heaven of heavens cannot contain thee; how much less this house that I have builded?

 

Yet have thou respect unto the prayer of thy servant, and to his supplication, O LORD my God, to hearken unto the cry and to the prayer, which thy servant prayeth before thee to day: That thine eyes may be open toward this house night and day, even toward the place of which thou hast said, My name shall be there: that thou mayest hearken unto the prayer which thy servant shall make toward this place.

 

And hearken thou to the supplication of thy servant, and of thy people Israel, when they shall pray toward this place: and hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place: and when thou hearest, forgive.

 

If any man trespass against his neighbour, and an oath be laid upon him to cause him to swear, and the oath come before thine altar in this house: Then hear thou in heaven, and do, and judge thy servants, condemning the wicked, to bring his way upon his head; and justifying the righteous, to give him according to his righteousness.

 

When thy people Israel be smitten down before the enemy, because they have sinned against thee, and shall turn again to thee, and confess thy name, and pray, and make supplication unto thee in this house: Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy people Israel, and bring them again unto the land which thou gavest unto their fathers.

 

When heaven is shut up, and there is no rain, because they have sinned against thee; if they pray toward this place, and confess thy name, and turn from their sin, when thou afflictest them: Then hear thou in heaven, and forgive the sin of thy servants, and of thy people Israel, that thou teach them the good way wherein they should walk, and give rain upon thy land, which thou hast given to thy people for an inheritance.

 

If there be in the land famine, if there be pestilence, blasting, mildew, locust, or if there be caterpillar; if their enemy besiege them in the land of their cities; whatsoever plague, whatsoever sickness there be; What prayer and supplication soever be made by any man, or by all thy people Israel, which shall know every man the plague of his own heart, and spread forth his hands toward this house: Then hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and forgive, and do, and give to every man according to his ways, whose heart thou knowest; (for thou, even thou only, knowest the hearts of all the children of men;)  That they may fear thee all the days that they live in the land which thou gavest unto our fathers.

 

Moreover concerning a stranger, that is not of thy people Israel, but cometh out of a far country for thy name's sake; (For they shall hear of thy great name, and of thy strong hand, and of thy stretched out arm;) when he shall come and pray toward this house; Hear thou in heaven thy dwelling place, and do according to all that the stranger calleth to thee for: that all people of the earth may know thy name, to fear thee, as do thy people Israel; and that they may know that this house, which I have builded, is called by thy name.

 

If thy people go out to battle against their enemy, whithersoever thou shalt send them, and shall pray unto the LORD toward the city which thou hast chosen, and toward the house that I have built for thy name: Then hear thou in heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause.

 

If they sin against thee, (for there is no man that sinneth not,) and thou be angry with them, and deliver them to the enemy, so that they carry them away captives unto the land of the enemy, far or near;

 

Yet if they shall bethink themselves in the land whither they were carried captives, and repent, and make supplication unto thee in the land of them that carried them captives, saying, We have sinned, and have done perversely, we have committed wickedness; And so return unto thee with all their heart, and with all their soul, in the land of their enemies, which led them away captive, and pray unto thee toward their land, which thou gavest unto their fathers, the city which thou hast chosen, and the house which I have built for thy name: Then hear thou their prayer and their supplication in heaven thy dwelling place, and maintain their cause, And forgive thy people that have sinned against thee, and all their transgressions wherein they have transgressed against thee, and give them compassion before them who carried them captive, that they may have compassion on them:

 

For they be thy people, and thine inheritance, which thou broughtest forth out of Egypt, from the midst of the furnace of iron: That thine eyes may be open unto the supplication of thy servant, and unto the supplication of thy people Israel, to hearken unto them in all that they call for unto thee.

 

For thou didst separate them from among all the people of the earth, to be thine inheritance, as thou spakest by the hand of Moses thy servant, when thou broughtest our fathers out of Egypt, O Lord GOD.   

 

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HALLELUYAH, HALLELUYAH, HALLELUYAH,

 THE GOD OF ABRAHAM AND MOSES LIVES

FOREVER AND EVER AND EVER!!!

 

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O Israel, there is hope that we will return, but we must first

Fear the Holy ONE of Israel to live before HIM in Righteousness

and to be obedient to HIS LAW without adding new ways to serve

the ONLY GOD capable of SAVING the House of Israel!

 

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O TASTE AND SEE THAT THE LORD GOD OF ISRAEL

IS JUST AND GOOD!

 

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“Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land,

and verily thou shalt be fed.

 

“Delight thyself also in the LORD; and

HE SHALL GIVE THEE THE DESIRES OF THINE HEART.”

Psalm 37:3

 

“Thus saith the LORD, thy Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel; I am the LORD thy God which teacheth thee to profit,

 

WHICH LEADETH THEE BY THE WAY THAT

THOU SHOULDEST GO.”

Isaiah 48:17

 

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The All-Mighty GOD of Abraham and Moses did not choose another people but fulfilled all that HE said HE would do for our forefathers.  HE kept HIS promises to the Biblical Israelites and made a name for them and for HIMSELF in the process, AND HE WILL DO IT AGAIN for this Holy ONE of Israel does not lie!

 

“We are thine: thou never barest rule over them;

they were not called by thy name.”

Isaiah 63:19

 

“My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.”

Psalm 121:2

 

“Give us help from trouble:  for vain is the help of man.

 

“Through God we shall do valiantly:  for he it is that shall

tread down our enemies.”

Psalm 108:12,13

 

“For thus saith the LORD; Like as I have brought all this great evil upon this people, so will I bring upon them all the good that I have promised them.”

Jeremiah 32:42

 

BLESSED BE THE MOST HIGH GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB FOREVER AND EVER!

 

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PARENTS’ AND CHILDREN’S CORNER…

 

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old,

he will not depart from it.”

Proverbs 22:6

 

The works in this section of the JOURNAL are for our children.  I am delighted to include them, as these activities will serve to enlighten our youth about the “Old Testament” GOD of Israel and HIS concern for HIS Ways of Righteousness and for HIS Love for HIS People.  I encourage parents to read and interact with their children as they make efforts to answer the questions, complete the Word Search, and read the stories in this section.  Now, monthly, we really do have appropriate literature and activities for our Hebrew Israelite children.  In time, I shall add other things for them to do that will increase their knowledge and make learning fun. 

 

Feel free to copy this section and staple it together in the form of a booklet.  Take the time to design a cover page (even using Clip Art) and TYPE your child’s name at the bottom.  Make the activities fun and challenging as you get involved with them.

 

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“Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD:

“And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart,

and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

 

“And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart:

 

“And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children,

and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house,

and when thou walkest by the way,

and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.”

Deuteronomy 6:4 – 7

 

“The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever,

that we may do all the words of this law.”

Deuteronomy 29:29

 

“Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:

 

“And that their children, which have not known any thing,

may hear, and learn to fear the LORD your God, as long as ye live in the land

whither ye go over Jordan to possess it.”

Deuteronomy 31:12,13

 

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 “OLD TESTAMENT” WORD SEARCH

 

WORD SEARCH PART I

 

FIND WORDS in Isaiah 51st Chapter where the GOD of Israel appears to those who seek HIS Ways of Righteousness…

 

WORD SEARCH PART I

 

                             HEARKEN                             TO ME                                             YE THAT

                             FOLLOW                                AFTER                                             RIGHTEOUSNESS

                             YE THAT                                SEEK                                               THE LORD

                             HEARKEN                             UNTO ME                                        MY PEOPLE

                             GIVE EAR                              UNTO ME                                        O MY NATION

                             FOR A LAW                           SHALL PROCEED                         FROM ME

                             MY RIGHTEOUSNESS        IS GONE                                          FORTH

                             MINE ARMS                          SHALL JUDGE                               THE PEOPLE

                             THE ISLES                            SHALL WAIT                                   UPON ME

                             MY SALVATION                             SHALL BE                                       FOREVER

                             MY RIGHTEOUSNESS        SHALL NOT                                    BE ABOLISHED

 

M S W M Y S D E E C O R P L L A H S

Y M T H E P E O P L E T A H T E Y S

R R H E T R A M T N T W U N T O M E

I A E N H E R W O F I H E A R K E N

G E I O A T W I M O A G L O V E U S

H N S G T F T X E R W I Y A H F X U

T I L S W A M Y S A L V A T I O N O

E M E I N G E T E L L E E H S R E E

O X S Y O M O B E A A E M E H E K T

U G M A M N M E K W H A O L A V R H

S O T O L E W A T A S R T O L E A G

N T R L M O P R A Y E R N R L R E I

E F A N L M F O R T H O U D B I H R

S H O L S H A L L J U D G E E V V M

S P O H O P E I M Y P E O P L E M E

U F W S S E N S U O E T H G I R Y M

E W E B E A B O L I S H E D S I N S

 

WORD SEARCH PART II

 

 

HEARKEN                             YE THAT KNOW                             RIGHTEOUSNESS

THE PEOPLE                        IN WHOSE HEART                        IS MY LAW

AWAKE                                  PUT ON                                           STRENGTH

O ARM                                   OF                                                    THE LORD

AS IN                                      THE ANCIENT                                DAYS

IN THE                                   GENERATIONS                             OF OLD

THE REDEEMED                 OF THE LORD                                SHALL RETURN

SORROW                              AND MOURNING                           SHALL

FLEE                                      AWAY                                              I AM HE

THAT                                      COMFORTETH                              YOU

I AM                                        THE LORD                                      THY GOD

SAY UNTO ZION                  THOU ART                                      MY PEOPLE

 

 

S M Y P E O P L E R D S O R R O W A

A R O G Y F O R E I A M X N O V H N

Y T F E Z T H A T G V W R I O O T D

U M O N S H A L L H I U I A T L E M

N W L E T E I B O T T D V M H M T O

T A D R R L M P S E W R G H E T R U

O L T A E O E Y R O Y O U E L N O R

Z Y H T N R A L N U A L D E O E F N

I M O I G D L K O S H E V L R I M I

O S U O T A T D W N R H G F D C O N

N I A N H A O F I E A T I M W N C G

Y M R S H G W S H S I N T H E A I M

A W T T Y E A T O S N O T U P E T R

W X E H V T H E P E O P L E G H Y A

 A Y T O I N W H O S E H E A R T X O

H E L P U S N E K R A E H E K A W A

 

By

 

Tziona Yisrael

(June 6, 2010)

 

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Words are written vertically and horizontally and some are truly challenging to find – maybe because some are written backwards or might have two words that take on two directions.

 

Only a good “eye” will enable you to find all the words.  For neatness and legibility, you might want to use a single line to cross out each word found rather than circling it, and consider giving each player a different colored pencil.

 

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Parents, you might want to copy the “Word Search” and take turns with your children to complete this puzzle.  And to make the fun even more exciting, play with a one-minute timer, as you search for each word.  If players cannot find their words within the allotted time, then it’s the next player’s turn and the unfound words can be used by the next player(s). 

 

Reward one point per word found.  Let the youngest child start first.  Each player selects his/her own word, or the words can be written on small pieces of paper and randomly pulled (with eyes closed) from a bag or hat.  To encourage vocabulary development, for certain words give one extra point to the children who can define their words.  Parents will determine which words are to be defined.

 

NOW, see who can rack up the most points!

 

ENJOY!

 

(By all means, do copy the puzzle and use the “Font Size” that suits your purpose.)

 

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In the future, if Brothers and Sisters would like to create a “Word Search” of their own, I would be delighted to include it in the next JOURNAL.   And even suggestions for a Word Search are always welcome.

 

Tziona Yisrael

 

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HOW MUCH DO OUR CHILDREN KNOW

ABOUT THE HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL (THE CREATOR GOD OF ABRAHAM, ISAAC, AND JACOB),

THE HISTORY OF THE HEBREW ISRAELITES,

AND OUR RIGHTEOUS WAY OF LIFE?

 

“…God said moreover unto Moses,

Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, The LORD God of your fathers,

the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob,

hath sent me unto you: this is my name for ever,

and this is my memorial unto all generations.”

Exodus 3:15

 

"Gather the people together, men, and women, and children,

and thy stranger that is within thy gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn,

and fear the LORD your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:

And that their children, which have not known any thing,

may hear, and learn to fear the LORD your God,

as long as ye live in the land whither ye go over Jordan to possess it."

Deuteronomy 31:12,13

 

This added portion to The LawKeepers JOURNAL is to enlighten our children and provide parental/child interaction with regard to important events in the “Old Testament.”  It is my hope that these questions will provide the means for parents and children to study Scripture and enjoy quality time together.

 

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THE QUESTIONS ARENA IS FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS TO RESEARCH, REFLECT, AND DISCUSS TOGETHER:

  

QUESTIONS TEN…641 - 650 for the JUNE / JULY 2010 JOURNAL… for ages ten (10) and above:

 

641.

Why did GOD’s Prophet Moses tell the Children of Israel to choose wise men of understanding among their Tribes?

 

642.

In regard to Judgment, what did Moses tell the Israelites about how they must Judge one another?

 

643.

Why was the GOD of Israel so very angry with Moses and refuse to let him enter the Land of Canaan, the Land HE gave to the Children of Israel?

 

644.

After the death of Moses, who did the GOD of Israel choose to lead the Israelites into the Land of Canaan?

 

645.

GOD gave Mount Seir to Esau, but who dwelt their before Esau?

 

646.

What was it that gave the Nation of Israel their wisdom and understanding?

 

647.

Why was the GOD of Israel careful not to appear before the Children of Israel in a similitude?

 

648.

What was the main reason GOD scattered Israel from the Land of Israel?

 

649.

If the Nation of Israel wanted things to go well with them in the Land of Israel, then what was required of them to do?

 

650.

Explain why the CREATOR GOD of Israel is within HIS RIGHT to Command that the Nation of Israel have no other god before HIM?

 

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By all means, Parents and Children should feel free to respond and send answers to me for posting in the next LawKeepers’ JOURNAL.  And do include your name, city, and state.  By the way, the answers must be in the form of complete sentences.   Afraqueen@AOL.COM

 

SUGGESTION:

 

On one side of index cards, have children write individual questions, and on the other side write the answers to the questions.  Just imagine how knowledgeable our children will be after researching for the answers to all these questions.   CHILDREN SHOULD BE SURE TO TAKE THEIR ANSWERS FROM THE SCRIPTURES WITHOUT IMAGINING THEM and include the book, chapter, and verse where the answers were found.  From time to time, they can shuffle the cards and go over the questions to see if they are able to recall the correct responses.  This activity should not be a chore, but children should have fun with the questions and challenge their friends and siblings to see how much they know about the “Old Testament.”  By the way, the numbers of the questions need not always be in order.

 

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“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge:

because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee,

that thou shalt be no priest to me:

seeing thou hast forg