ISIL – Makes “Substantial Gains!”

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U.S. says ISIS made ‘substantial gains’ in Iraq

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2014/10/15/ISIS-made-substantial-gains-in-Iraq-U-S-.html

The group “has made substantial gains in Iraq,” and it will take time to build up local forces that could defeat them in Syria and Iraq, John Allen, a retired four-star U.S. general, told reporters, according to AFP.

Siege Possible as ISIS Nears Strategic Town in Iraq

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/16/world/middleeast/isis-isil-islamic-state-iraq.html?_r=0

BAGHDAD — Fighters from the Islamic State were mustering with tanks, armored vehicles and heavy weapons on Wednesday near a strategically located rural town about 25 miles west of Baghdad in the embattled province of Anbar, local officials said.

I’m headed to the airport in 30 minutes and it’s 2:30 AM here.  I don’t have a lot of time to comment, but notice the top post which declares local forces are needed to defeat ISIL.  This is exactly what I proposed yesterday.  While the nation focuses on EBOLA, which is, in my opinion, a classic wag-the-dog, Iraq is about to fall to ISIL.  What happens to gas prices?  What happens to our bases there?  What happens to Jordan or Saudi Arabia.  WWIII?  I think it is…

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67 thoughts on “ISIL – Makes “Substantial Gains!”

  1. Prayers for safe travels.

    Thanks for keeping up with all of this mess for us. Your blog has been probably the best go-to place to hit to round it all up and take it all in.

    Blessings!🙂

  2. ISIS USA WAR SEPT. 2014
    “http://beforeitsnews.com/terrorism/2014/09/isis-usa-war-sept-2014-twice-in-bible-codes-2450422.html”

    I would say that the bible codes are more than a result of random chance. I’ve heard it said before that codes can be found in Moby Dick or some other writing. Sure, if you allow for an exceedingly long skip, chances are, a word is going to pop up now and again. The bible codes are a different beast altogether. In my opinion, chance cannot possibly allow for this kind of random happening considering the specificity of these codes and the number of times detailed words appear around a certain subject a particular code may reveal. Without knowing exactly how the codes work or just dismissing these codes as random words appearing is rather lacking in understanding.

    I would also point out that there are codes known to be in the old testament that point to Jeshua (Jesus) as the Messiah. The place in which this code appears is quite stunning. This is God showing himself to the Jews and who Christ really is. I would just say that to claim that these codes do not glorify Christ or point to Christ in any way is also lacking. They do indeed glorify Christ by not only pointing him out in a specific old testament code, but we also must remember that Christ was there in the beginning of creation before he ever came to earth in the flesh. Therefore, Christ himself being a part of the Godhead, created the codes along with the rest of the creation according to an epistle of John. Indeed, they do glorify Christ. Good luck with finding a Moby Dick code that would pull that one off. As far as being “led astray” and “chasing rainbows”, the codes are not meant to “govern” our lives in any way. The mere fact that they surface from the very letters of the bible itself should say to any rational thinking person that this is not “of the devil” or “satanic” in any way. The mere fact that these codes point to Jesus as the Messiah in the old testament (according to one specific code that can be found) would say to me that Satan is not behind these codes through manipulation. Why would Satan point people to Jesus? He would be working against himself. As far as looking for “signs and wonders”, this most certainly does not qualify to be put into that category. They are there to glorify God, Christ and the authenticity of his word. No one should remotely “govern” their lives by them, but we should take note of them.

    As far as not caring who the “AC” is or not caring what else the codes say as it does not effect one personnally is an o.k. place to be in your mind about the codes. But there are many out there unsaved who would take note of these things out of pure fascination and cause them to give the bible a second look and get saved as a result… which is the overall purpose of these codes. I have heard of people such as scientists etc. who have taken an interest in the Shroud of Turin and got saved as a result… an inanimate object that led them down a path of discovery that resulted in the salvation of their very souls.

    I can say that I don’t have an “enormous passion” for the codes, although obviously they are quite interesting to me. I think it’s just a tool we ought to be utilizing for the sake of the lost… a tool that has been given us by God himself to use for his Glory… especially considering that they do indeed glorify Christ.

    • Good words my friend…..”we should take note of them”…..”especially considering that they do indeed glorify Christ”………I agree.

      And like many things in God’s Word………WE WATCH.

      There are many more nuggets of insight in God’s Word that we so often casually glance over…….

      YET……….to those that DIG DEEP ….. there is MUCH TREASURE TO THOSE THAT SEEK…….FOR THEY SHALL FIND.

    • Pointing to Christ? I wouldn’t actually call the codes showing 43 terms relevant to the death of Princess Diana Spencer or the JFK assassination pointing to Christ.
      Don’t get me wrong. I believe in the verbal inspiration of Scripture and nothing would please me more than to see actual scientific proof that the Bible Codes have a supernatural origin. I don’t expect that desire to come true, though. Phenomena like “codes” present a very real danger–the danger that phenomenon replace faith, or even becomes the object of faith.

    • Corey,

      I too appreciate your passion for “The Bible Code” to some extent as I know you hunger for others to find Christ and that hunger is to be applauded. My main argument against them for me personally is that it seems much more a parlor game than a new gift or revelatory extension of what Yahweh has fully already given us 100% through the stand alone written Word of the Bible itself and the finished work of Jesus on the cross.

      In so many ways, as Matt has already adroitly stated, “The Bible Codes” often take the focus off of what so many of us have used for all our Christian lives, mainly Biblical apologetics and shifts what I consider to be the essential DNA of God’s already revealed Word and turns it so many times into esoteric speculations. And if anything at all, we know as followers of Christ and what is already the completed revelation of God from His written Word, that the Bible is in no way esoteric, nor is any of its meaning, prophecies and revelations.

      In other words, I have zero use of “The Bible Codes” because God’s written Word is 100% complete and finished. There is no need for new revelations or prophecies for nothing eternally meaningful can be gleamed from the “Codes” that hasn’t already been revealed through the written Word. I mean no disrespect to you Corey, I just disagree on this subject.

      Sincerely in Christ,

      Jeff

    • A major point:

      Everything that God says …. or has said …. or will say……….. is NOT always written in His Logos Word. He has much to say/reveal to us.

      The book of John mentions that if everything JESUS spoke and did while he was on earth the entire world couldn’t contain the books!!!

      JESUS furthermore stated to the disciples before He went to the Cross that He had many more things to speak to them, yet they could
      NOT bare those things at the point where they were at currently….but the Holy Spirit would bring things to remembrance….
      and also REVEAL things to come.

      hence the 9 gifts of The Spirit. hence why we judge prophecy. hence why we need a growing personal relationship with The King of Glory!

      When God speaks to our heart’s as His kids, that is a RHEMA Word….for us specifically….yet will ALWAYS line up with His Written Word.
      When The Spirit of God moves in people by the 9 Gifts of the Spirit…these will also be in line with The Word….for JESUS .. IS .. The WORD.

      When The Spirit spoke to Peter in Acts, it was NOT a written WORD from the Old Testament…but was GOD speaking to Peter by means
      of a RHEMA WORD FROM GOD…..that peter could confirm in his own spirit, because THAT is where God speaks to us…in our spirit.

      The sad thing with too many Christians today is that they don’t know how to HEAR God speak to them personally.

      And YES….God is a FATHER….and He does indeed speak to His kids…………..THOSE THAT WILL LEARN TO LISTEN and OBEY !!!
      And YES….JESUS is our King….and He does indeed speak to His sheep………AND HIS SHEEP DO HEAR HIS VOICE !!!
      And YES….The Holy Spirit….is our Paracletos…One called along side to Help …. AND IS ALWAYS READY TO HELP US !!!

      So God does speak in many ways to those who LISTEN and OBSERVE….and TAKE TIME TO KNOW HIS VOICE.

  3. Well we now have the big 3: war, famine, and plague. God’s judgement is happening now:
    “http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/UN_EBOLA_FOOD?SITE=MYPSP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2014-10-16-00-39-33”

  4. THE BIBLE CODES THAT POINT TO AND GLORIFY JESUS…

    “http://www.bibleprobe.com/jesuscode.htm”

    “JESUS IS MY NAME” (code found in Isaiah 53)

    Good luck with the Moby Dick and Dr. Smilefungus books pulling these kind of codes off… Lol!

    • the codes are exciting and interesting, no doubt, but the trouble I have with them is there doesn’t seem to be anyway in which to test the spirit of THe interpretion. I don’t doubt the Lord could do such a thing. I don’t know, perhaps with algorithms, time and some creativity you could get the bible to glorify mickey mouse and Donald duck through a bible code. Maybe the spirit is leading these people to pick just the right keywords so something magnificent is found. Who is to say?

      I just use caution around these things and never let it impact the gospel or solid doctrine.

    • I don’t think anyone has ever claimed them to be more important above sound doctrine for sure. I would just say that there also doesn’t seem to always be a way to test the spirit of people’s interpretation of the solid bible text either. Many people have different interpretations of scripture as well, but it doesn’t take away from the fact that the words on the pages of the bible are from God because we just know they are because it’s documentable and provable. It’s the same with these codes. A certain amount of faith is required here to acknowledge that they are indeed from God, just like God requires a certain amount of faith in his word. So I’ll just say that not being able to test the spirit of the interpretation of the codes is no solid foundation to dount they are from God and that he intends for us to pay attention at least and utilize them for his glory.

      As far as with being able to get the codes to glorify Mickey Mouse and Donald duck with some clever algorithms, time and creativity, the codes are not quite that subjective. There is an established science and methodology put there in place by God to uncover them. To dismiss them as being subject to one’s own methodology of uncovering them and thus being able to glorify Mickey Mouse or Donald Duck would be lacking in objectivity and missing out on the blessing that they are intended to be by God.

    • I would add that these codes do not impact the gospel or solid doctrine… but rather, they point to the gospel and solid doctrine by proving the bible a supernatural document that comes from the mind of God and proves that scripture is authored by him. The code found in Isaiah 53 was put there by Jesus himself. Jesus himself is declaring in Isaiah 53 through the code that he is indeed the author of these codes. I’m quite certain that this is not someone’s personal interpretation of things.

      But I appreciate the doubt and skepticisms that one might have concerning the codes because it allows one to address these doubts scientifically and reason out whether those doubts can hold water in the face of the most conclusive evidence… especially supernatural evidence.

    • What a coincidence I was talking to someone Just today about Gyro Gearloose. I just wonder what mysteries the junior woodchucks guidebook holds?

      To add: humm maybe 6-7 years or so ago I downloaded a program to search bible codes, soon after my facination with them ended, anyway without looking surely today one can download an even better program and even search different books for comparison.
      -If anyone finds anything interesting in the junior woodchucks guidebook, please do let me know.

      -Captain Ahab Arrrrrrrrrr

    • “If anyone finds anything interesting in the junior woodchucks guidebook, please do let me know.”

      Azureceu, here is something on capitalism for you in the Jr. Woodchucks Guidebook.
      – Ban Ki Moon

      “http://www.rantlifestyle.com/2014/02/10/junior-woodchucks-guidebook-chapter-capitalism/”

    • Linda, Arrrrrrrrrrrrrr
      Brings tears to me one good eye and it be Jamaican me crazy
      of the exploitation of the seafaring class.
      -one moment something in me eye, arrr cursed hook!

    • @ Corey: re: Bible Codes

      I still believe that the Bible Codes are pretty fascinating. I use them as a tool to cause meaningful discussion.

      I don’t view them as a “crystal ball” mentality, which is sorcery, but rather I would always point people to the Bible. Building a solid, knowledgeable foundation in the Bible scriptures is paramount, otherwise we flounder here and there causing people to trip up in their spiritual lives.

      As for their “interpretation,” well, I’m reminded that in the Book of Daniel, when Daniel needed to interpret Nebe’s dream, Daniel sought the Lord in prayer, not to the Torah or the Bible Codes.

      Nothing is to devalue the personal relationship one develops with the Most High.

      There are so many mysteries and we want answers to everything but we’re going to have to allow time for God to do His thing in the affairs of man and the world.

      Blessings,

    • Sometimes you simply have to wonder about the importance of the messages supposedly hidden in code… Paul Crouch of the Trinity Broadcasting Network was able to find his own name, along with the names of his son and daughter-in-law. Either they will become important historical figures or they are finding trivial messages in the Bible codes. If I look hard enough I might even find myself in the bible codes.
      It’s my opinion that the Bible code gives incorrect prophecy and only details of past events… not unlike a very well known reputed French seer.
      In Deuteronomy Moses tells us how to tell true prophets of God from false prophets: “If what a prophet proclaims in the name of the LORD does not take place or come true, that is a message the LORD has not spoken. That prophet has spoken presumptuously. Do not be afraid of him.” I think that gives a pretty high standard which the bible codes have not met. What is strange to me are those that put their faith in the bible codes don’t seem to care that the bible itself still gives us a standard by which to judge all who claim to speak for God. Do their predictions come true, or do they fail? Over and over again, I see the “Bible code’s” predictions fail.
      The most glaring example of this for me was Y2K. For months and months at the end of 1999, the “Bible code” faithful ( of which my my ex pastor was included) warned of great hardships and disasters which would accompany the change to the year 2000, computers everywhere would shut down and leave us helpless and doomed us all back to the stone age. What happened? The exact opposite! The worldwide global meltdown predicted by the “Bible code” faithful and by numerous televangelists caught up in the bible code nonsense, didn’t happen. Some of the televangelists have since repented and can be excused; as they claimed they were misled by hype and bad information…—–>aka–(satanic influences) but the “Bible code” gurus cannot be excused. They claimed to proclaim a message direct from God. They claimed to foretell the future and they failed. A true message from God would not have failed, according to Deuteronomy 18:22.
      That’s really all I will say about it as I simply don’t care. The bible codes mean absolutely nothing to me. If someone wants to put their faith in them, fine, I have read all of Nostradamus 942 quatrains and felt they were quite entertaining, so I do understand the draw that bible codes have,

    • re: “It’s my opinion that the Bible code gives incorrect prophecy and only details of past events… not unlike a very well known reputed French seer.”

      Took the words right out of my own mouth on that one, I would have said that earlier but then I thought what’s the point, we all have to come to our own conclusions.
      I guess at some point we all arrive to the point were God’s word alone is sufficient.

    • I had a read of Drosnin’s book, The Bible Code, a few years back. Fortunately, I didn’t blow hard-earned $ on it, having borrowed the book from the local library. With the subject of bible code being brought up in the last few days, I did the internet surf to find out pros and cons for it. I found a website (which I won’t bother to link) claiming bible codes within their own gospel – the New World Translation. I think this website was a UK offshoot of the JW’s and is known as the Lord’s Watchers. Sort of timely to research it as they predict or list within their NWT code that things will be very bad for New York tomorrow 18-10-14 (18 October), according to their opinion, that is. Their prediction as interpreted through their code is a little more detailed but enough said on that.

      Speaking of failed prophetics, surprisingly, Nostradamus still sells more books these days than before his failed predictions (1999 etc bla bla ad nauseum) – go figure? And the LWs or JWs haven’t had a great success rate with their predictions, if any (coded or not). In 1920s/30s the JW’s bought a very nice plot of land along the edges of the north shore of Sydney Harbour (opposite of where the Opera House is located) and built a platform to welcome their Christ as they decreed that he would return on such & such a date back in the 1920s or ’30s (excuse my lack of precise date, it’s been a while since I read it in a Reader’s Digest book ‘Strange Stories, Amazing Facts But True’). Their Christ didn’t show up as predicted by them (again, as wasn’t the first time, or last that they had made such declarations) but they did get some billion dollar real estate! (A block of high-rise apartments sits on the location, these days) and it ain’t cheap real estate in that neck of the woods. More like profit than prophet. Oh, and not to suggest these people such as Nostradamus, JW/LW are the only false prophets out there.

      I’ll keep my faith and trust and belief and heart on Yeshuah whom was crucified, and died on the cross, and shed His precious blood so that we would not perish but have everlasting life, and whom rose from the dead, and ascended to the heaven. His words and deeds and actions are enough as recorded in the Holy Bible. I had a real difficult battle over a long period up to the early part of this year, but with the great support and encouragement and wisdom given by the Holy Spirit and from the Gospel and Scriptures shared by people here (from around the world) at LAs blog, and others, I am winning the battles. Y’shua has rescued me, again. The battle continues! Never a dull moment.

      As Azereceu stated: ….some point we all arrive to the point where God’s word alone is sufficient.

      All Glory to the LORD!

      Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. (John 14:6)

      And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth. (John 1:14)

      I’m a little intrigued with Drosnin and his claims… not that Wikipedia is the most reliable source of information, be it trivia or otherwise, but Wikipedia states (re Michael Drosnin, author of the Bible Code (I & II):

      “… The book also implies that extraterrestrials delivered the message of the Bible encoded with these prophesies,[1] and that the code contains predictions of disasters and an apocalypse to occur between 1998 and 2006. Drosnin wrote a second book in 2002 named The Bible Code II:The Countdown. ”

      **Further, in introduction section of the Bible Code II, Drosnin says that he doesn’t believe in God (and more than once throughout the book, and in no particular order).
      There is no saviour.
      That extra-terrestrial aliens travelled, in their *SJ-24 Sports Special UFO/Space Vehicle, from a distant advanced civilization to earth, and seeded DNA and mankind on this planet (4 Billion years ago).
      That there would be total economic collapse.. in 2002.
      That the world would end.. in 2006. [it didn’t].
      Arafat would be assassinated.
      That there are metallic-cased obelisks which contain the bible code, buried somewhere on the earth.
      And so on.

      Then there are the numerous ‘negative’ results from the codes. e.g. “no saviour”, “no god.” .

      (**These are just in reference to Michael Drosnin and his books, the Bible Code and the Bible Code II – The Countdown.)

      According to ‘New Mexican For Science and Reason’ website… when applying code to an excerpt of Drosnin’s **Bible Code II, this message was discovered:

      THE BIBLE CODE IS A SILLY, DUMB, FAKE, FALSE, EVIL, NASTY, DISMAL FRAUD AND SNAKE-OIL HOAX.

      * Drosnin doesn’t actually say what kind of space vehicle brought the DNA and seeded the earth – the “SJ-24 Sports Special” was UFO model kit I’d seen advertised in one of those Rosicrucian Gnostic New Age monthly magazines that featured New Age, X Files, UFOs, Conspiracy yarns and other BS. And no, I didn’t get around to ordering/purchasing it – I wouldn’t have been able to fit in it. My Honda CBR doesn’t go light-speed but it’s sporty and special (well, not that special, but it’s cheaper on fuel than car as price varies between $1.59 and $1.80 per litre – not gallons day-to-day and week-by-week – for the primo quality fuel. And no, I drive my mum in the car – she doesn’t ride pillion these days and not since days of her “rebel” youth in the last century).

      God Bless!

      Maranatha!

      Ps… to the person I lent ‘Strange Stories – Amazing Facts’ book to……….

    • Az said, “I guess at some point we all arrive to the point were God’s word alone is sufficient.” I agree Pete and I couldn’t agree more.

  5. The Creator’s design has corrective systems built in…
    – for instance, sin (not doing things God’s way), ends in death
    – in particular, promiscuity brings disease (or plague if wide scale)
    – where promiscuity (sexual sin) can be either physical or spiritual
    – and plague could include demonic attachments (or infestations)
    – so that control of one’s body is increasingly lost to the enemy

    via g’ news droids…

    John Grisham: Child pornography shouldn’t always mean jail for viewers

    National Post quote: Far too many men are being jailed for viewing child pornography, the bestselling novelist John Grisham has said. The American legal thriller writer, 59, said a lot of “guys my age” were being locked up when they had done no more than “had too much to drink” ….

    Highly Cited: Grisham slams tough stance on child porn… The Daily Telegraph

    From United Kingdom: John Grisham claims prison sentences for viewing child sex abuse images are …The Independent

    Opinion:John Grisham: Child porn sentences too ‘harsh’… Detroit Free Press

    As the nations continue to circle deeper and deeper down the drain, the process will look more and more like a sewer. The point is that there’s a time to come out of babylon, just as there’s a time to get out of some place that’s becoming a war zone, or target of a tsunami, or hurricane, or nuclear plant melt down….

    I question whether there should be any Christians in Iraq now. The time to escape has largely passed. I’m beginning to suspect that the time to get out of the power centers of the US has largely passed, like NYC, DC, DFW, etc.

    Disasters aren’t just quakes, tornadoes, and famines…. There are also overwhelming spiritual disasters — that we should escape.

    from all along the watchtower…

    • Classic sinner excuse…..”I was drunk” hahahaha…..I used to tell an alcoholic that I used to know that I can be a fool without a drink so he should be able to just admit he had been a fool with or without a drink.

    • Hi, Nomemoleste,

      I had typed up a lengthy comment to this.. repeating the experience of my employment in the justice system (police/courts) but as usual this particular subject matter still makes me vomit at the mere thought and discussion of it. So I deleted what I was originally going to post. So I’ll just say:

      It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. (Luke 17:2)

      And whosoever shall offend one of these little ones that believe in me, it is better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he were cast into the sea. (Mark 9:42)

      AS you say, brother Nomemoleste, the overwhelming spiritual disasters go across the board, and this child abuse is so wickedly evil and pandemic (and not just confined only to members of a certain religious institution). It’s getting more and worse (and it’s been chronic in society for years), not just the sex abuse on children but now it appears there are those that want to train children to be killers (such as the recent images in the news media of the infant child holding the decapitated head, proudly photographed by his father[?] ).

      Surely the LORD will not suffer this for much longer – never mind us rational adults with common sense and maturity who.. should.. know what’s good and holy and right (and people do but choose to not want to know and live it) but when it comes to messing up the children’s hearts and minds… another indicator for time, in this world, being short.

      I don’t know if you would be much better off, down this way, here in the Great South Land, than in those places you mention, but you’d be most welcome!

      MARANATHA! Even so, come, LORD JESUS!

    • re: “It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones.” (Luke 17:2)

      I too have had that particular scripture in my spirit lately. I’m believing Christ is just reminding us that His judgment is just around the corner and that He hasn’t forgotten His little ones.

      Stand firm, keep praying, keep believing that God hasn’t overlooked anyone.

      Blessings,

    • Pete,

      Thanks kindly for the offer of hospitality! Canada definitely gets too chilly for me. The Azores is more my style… but if I understand Rev. 12 right, the place to be is in the protected place in the wilderness.

      I reckon Mary as an investigator dealt with much more about predators than I’ve been exposed to also. Court cases involving sexual violence against children must be much worse, such as reconstructing scenes with traumatized children’s testimonies. I think you’re wise my brother not to dredge up the details, even while exposing such. Most violence occurs in families. Those that have no boundaries, such as killing their unborn offspring, certainly descend more and more into darker perversions. The main stream media obsession with teen sex crosses into wickedness. We see that The Almighty draws the line in situations like Genesis 6 concerning the nephilim, and similarly with sodom re: sex with strangers — even angels. We’ve seen how the perverse push sex with ET’s and monsters as if fantasies did not matter. The worldly won’t heed the warnings like in Deuteronomy 28 about what it means for God Himself to bring the hammering of tribulation with overlapping and extended penalties upon a people.

      Eph. 5:11-13

      And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret. But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light.

      The region of Iraq is still reaping the full measure of doom they’ve brought on themselves — since even the days of Eden — in continuing strokes. Shall the wicked majority in the power centers of the world escape their consequences? Attempts to delay them will only result in worse. We have the witness of increasing multiple, overlapping, disasters around us. Such as a tsunami plus nuclear melt down or climate chaos superstorms. Tribulation judgments come in series.

      And there’s nothing the damned can do to stop them.

    • I have always said the #1 problem in the church today is sexual sin…it is an epidemic in the church. However, most Pastors will not touch this subject with a ten foot pole.
      You want to see a church lose 40 to 50 % of its members, start preaching on sexual sin and see what happens. It would be similar to turing the light on in a house with an insect infestation.

    • Matt….very sad your pastor has never addressed topics like that, so apparently you didn’t have very mature pastors nor mature
      people in your congregations. Because my experience is like that of The Apostle Paul’s …. if you are reaching enough people
      and seeing people saved……you are STILL going to have to learn to deal with people that have issues of sin…much like in the
      church in Corinth as one example of many in the Bible.

      Sanctification is a PROCESS…..whereas JUSTIFICATION is instant based on Faith and receiving JESUS.

      Everyone I know is a different levels in their walk with God…..some stay immature because they don’t take responsibility to grow
      themselves and always have a “feed me” mentality and keep drinking only milk, and yet others eat the meat and then can teach others.

      We are TRANSFORMED by THE RENEWING of OUR MINDS…so if someone refuses to do that….welcome to a baby Christian for life.

      And last time i checked, 1 John 1:9 is for ……….BELIEVERS……..because even they/us … still miss it. 1 Corinthians 5 speaks of that.

      There are good pastors out there that love the people God puts under their care and speak the WHOLE counsel of God….
      without fear from what other stupid people may say…..even if they leave. My pastor showed the door to a good number of people
      because he was protecting the flock….as JESUS Himself teaches us to do. But his heart was always mercy and love that they’d repent.

      My pastor was threatened a few times over the nearly 10 years i served there…..some got some time in jail too. But that has more to do
      with stupid people than a pastor who lovingly told people the TRUTH and taught The Word…. in spite of people’s “pet doctrines”.

      Many people came back after a time of dealing with their sucky lives and realized that they left the covering of a godly pastor due
      to their own ignorance, immaturity, and selfishness that got exposed by The Light of God’s Word.

      Some of those same people became great servant-leaders in the church after they decided to grow up in Christ.

      All we have to do is look at The Apostle Paul ……who God used to write the great majority of the New Testament……….
      …. he went around killing Christians and putting them in jail and all manner of persecutions……..until JESUS knocked him off his horse!

      For me…I have NEVER met a Christian Believer….who wasn’t at some point previously an UNredeemed, UNjustified, UNsanctified sinner.

      Kinda funny, ……..that is who we were too at one point.

      Go figure!

    • I wasn’t really talking about my pastor; I was referring to idiotic, capped toothed, toupée wearing, 3 piece polyester suit styling, 2014 Lincoln Continental driving, snake oil selling, television evangelist and their side kicks mega church pastors…can I get a Amen?

  6. Praying that the baseball playoffs in san francisco are earthquake- free, unlike the world series from 25 years ago.

    • R Bannon,

      From yesterday

      @ “Kirt, As it is the end of sukkot, I thought that I would elaborate on your postings of the past week. The comparison of the sukkot or skin to the body of Christ was made. Then one might wonder if the afflictions of the skin such that Naaman suffered from and then healed of, be symbolic of redemption. It is said that Naaman gave up his rimmon(Baal) worship after he was healed.

      Rimmon was also a place, near the Canaan(Levant) royal city of Ai (meaning “heap of ruins”). Destroyed after conquered by Joshua.
      The place where Abraham settled, or his “tent”, was between Ai and Bethel. Bethel being occupied after it became a cult center worshipping the golden calf(Molech?).

      My point being, when we turn from the Lord, can our skin, or tent, become occupied or possessed? Either a country or an individual? These are just some of my thoughts from your comments on Sukkot.
      As is read from the Psalms on this day, “Save now, I beseech Thee, O Lord: O Lord, I beseech Thee, send now prosperity””

      I think that is great insight.

      I would say yes the Law/Torah is described as a hedge about us to protect us from sin & evil.

      Gen 2:15 And Yahweh Elohim took the man, and put him into the GARDEN OF EDEN (hedge, protection) TO DRESS (serve, worship, work) it and TO KEEP (guard, observer) it ( the law).

      When we stay inside the hedge of protection then sin can not occupy or possess.

      But, when we step outside our hedge of protection (the Torah) we open the gate for sin to step in & take possession.

      When our bodies (tents) possess sin the result is a sinful action with our bodies our tent.

      “keep”

      H8104
      שׁמר
      shâmar
      shaw-mar’
      A primitive root; properly TO HEDGE ABOUT (as with thorns), THAT IS, GUARD; GENERALLY TO PROTECT, ATTEND TO, ETC.: – BEWARE, be circumspect, take heed (to self), keep (-er, self), MARK, look narrowly, OBSERVE, PRESERVE, REGARD, RESERVE, SAVE (SELF), SURE, (THAT LAY) WAIT (FOR), WATCH (-MAN).

      Lev 22:31 Therefore shall ye KEEP my commandments, and do them: I am Yahshua.

      Joh 14:15 If ye love me, KEEP my commandments.

      Psa 119:115 Depart from me, ye evildoers: for I will KEEP the commandments of my Elohim.

      The law (Torah) keeps us safe.

      Psa 119:117 Hold thou me up, and I shall be SAFE: AND I WILL HAVE RESPECT UNTO THY STATUTES CONTINUALLY.
      Psa 119:118 Thou hast TRODDEN DOWN ALL THEM THAT ERR FROM THY STATUTES: FOR THEIR DECEIT IS FALSEHOOD.

      Psa 37:31 The law of his Elohim is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide.

      Ecc 8:5 Whoso KEEPETH THE COMMANDMENT SHALL FEEL NO EVIL THING: and a wise man’s heart discerneth both time and judgment.

      Psa 119:165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall cause them to stumble.

    • Kirt, I like your applicable bible quotes, it helps put things in perspective. I wish I had studied Hebrew when I was younger and my mind was more absorbent. There is so much insight in studying scripture.

      I read that Sukkot is the time of the grape harvest. I haven’t got any commentary or correlation on that, just thought i’d throw that out there. The many minds here on this blog, that are much more agile than mine, may have some thoughts on the subject.

  7. About the Bible Codes, here is some Food For Thought:

    Question: “Is there any validity to the Bible codes?”

    Answer: Many people claim to have discovered amazing patterns using some sort of Bible code. There do appear to be some Bible code results which seem to reveal specific information. We cannot completely rule out the possibility that God could have “hidden” information in His Word. However, since we know that God wants us to understand His Word (2 Timothy 3:16-17), we must ask ourselves why He would “hide” valuable information in His Word that would be impossible for people to discover for thousands of years? This flies in the face of what we know about God’s character and purpose. Would a good and merciful God hide the very information we need to understand good and evil, heaven and hell, sin and redemption, and then hold us accountable for all eternity because we failed to act upon that information? Of course not.

    Beside the attack on God’s character, the main argument against the Bible codes is that they do not fit with biblical interpretation. Jesus, in all of the times that He cites Bible passages, never once uses a “Bible code” to decipher a meaning. The Apostle Paul in all the times he references Old Testament passages never once uses a “Bible code” to arrive at an interpretation. The same could be said for ALL of the other biblical authors who reference other books of the Bible. Nor are we are ever instructed by any Bible passage to look for Bible codes as a means of determining its meaning (or to gain any deeper insight). What we need to know and apply is clear enough from a “straight” reading of the Word of God.

    Our salvation in Christ comes through calling on Christ to save us from our sin. Calling on Christ comes as we place our faith in Him. Faith comes as a result of hearing the Word of God. Hearing happens as people go out and preach or share the Word of God with others (Romans 10:9-17). Likewise, Christian growth occurs as we feed upon the Word of God (Psalm 119:9-11,105; 2 Timothy 3:16-17; 1 Peter 2:2). All these passages refer to taking the text of the Word of God at face value and applying its principles to our lives through obedience and not through the seeking out of biblical codes.

    Also, the codes are arbitrary both as to how they are done and how they are interpreted. But again, the main argument against the use of Bible codes is that they are simply unbiblical and thus totally without validity. All that we need from the Bible is found from a straightforward study of its text (2 Timothy 2:15; 3:16-17).

  8. Its a Bull Market

    U.S. says “ISIS made ‘substantial gains’ in Iraq”
    -Proving that their launch of an IPO was successful.
    -The King of Tyre makes Forbes top 10 list, sends ambassador Jezebel to Jerusalem to open a channel of dialog.

    Brought to you by the 20 minutes with nothing to do series.

  9. More on the Triple Helix

    Pastor Mike Online
    “http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=1016141520105”

  10. Now that the bible codes have been conclusively proven to be authentic markers from God himself, let’s take a look and see what God is saying about one of the greatest mysteries of the supernatural… the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin. We actually do not need the bible code to authenticate the Shroud of Turin as it’s already been proven authentic through all the other mountains of irrefutable evidence, but let’s just put an exclamation point seal of authenticity on it from God himself. Here is what you will find in the code as found in the Torah:
    “The Shroud of Turin is spiritual”
    “And he gave for the redemption of the soul”
    “Resting for the lamb of God”
    “From the light, mark of three points to God” (the wording in this is most interesting as it is referring to the light of the Torah codes revealing the authenticity of the Shroud.

    “http://torahcodes-mn.blogspot.com/2011/11/torah-codes-and-great-mystery-of-shroud.html”

    As you can see here, God’s opinion is that the Shroud of Turin is authentically the burial cloth of Jesus and it is truly Christ’s image imprinted upon it.

    Now let’s solve another “mystery” (again, not such a mystery considering the already available mountains of evidnece, but let’s once again put an exclamation point on the “mystery” and give it the seal of authenticity of God himself as he has put it in codes. Here is what you will find in the code as found in the Torah:

    “In Isaiah 14:9, it says in regards to the Antichrist, “Hell from beneathe is moved for thee to meet thee at thy coming: it stirreth up the dead for thee even all the chief ones of the earth: it hath raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations.
    Isaiah is talking about the entrance of the Antichrist onto the world scene. In the bible code, Planet X is found in Ezekiel 41:11. What’s remarkable about this is that the word “Hell” runs straight beside the main term Planet X in the codes. What’s more is that there are indeed evil spirits associated with this planet. It seems the case for the Annunaki (demon spirits) inhabiting this planet according to the story handed down through the mists of time are indeed true. There it is, right in the codes. More can be read at this site:

    “http://www.backtoyahweh.com/sherry/planet-x.htm”

    Nibiru is filled with “locusts” and “Phillistines” which are both terms for Giants and various sizes of them. They will cause much destruction, death and chaos on earth. By going to the site posted below, you will see the flurry of words in the codes associated with this planet that prove the above statement. These codes compliment what the surface text of scripture says about Giants and demonic entities running loose over the earth in the Tribulation period causing untold horror. Indeed, Joel describes them as follows:

    “A fire devours before them, and behind them a flame burns; the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them. The appearance of them is as the appearance of horses, and as horsemen shall they run. Like the noise of chariots on the tops of mountains shall they heap, like the noise of a flame of fire that devours the stubble, as a strong people set in battle array. Before their face the people shall be much pained: all faces shall gather blackness. They shall run like mighty men; they shall climb the wall like men of war; and they shall march every one on his ways, and they shall not break their ranks. Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path, and when they shall fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded (sounds like a supernatural, demonic army to me… straight from planet x. They shall run to and fro in the city, they shall run upon the wall, they shall climb up upon the houses; they shall enter in at the windows like a thief. The earth shall quake before them (sounds supernatural again doesn’t it?), the heavens shall tremble: the sun and the moon shall be dark, and the stars shall withdraw their shining. And the Lord shall utter his voice before his army; for his camp is very great; for he is strong that executes his word (sounds like God himself has sent along planet x with these things inhabiting it), for the day of the Lord is great and very terrible; and who can abide it? (Joel 2:3-11)

    Planet X is indeed on it’s way… that would be God’s opinion as found in the code.

    • you should check out the PLANET 7X CHANNEL on youtube…. Gill Broussard has another newer video series. more stuff to consider.

      I do feel Joel 2 and Isaiah 13 ( first several verses ) seem to be speaking of the same thing…..
      ……. and i feel one or both of the Trumpet Woes number 5 and/or 6 could be the same events regarding fallen beings.

      Glad we won’t be here to see it from the earth, but we will have Balcony Seating.

    • Corey said

      October 17, 2014 at 12:03 am

      Now that the bible codes have been conclusively proven to be authentic markers from God himself…”

      Corey, with all due respect, when and where exactly did this take place?

      Thanks

    • What I feel is quite noticeably missing from the “Bible code” hype is Christ. The believers of the “Bible code” get themselves so wrapped up in their “discoveries” and theories that they don’t have room for what really matters in the whole of Scripture, which is Jesus Christ, forgiveness and heaven. They arguably have no interest in him from the start. The focus of the “Bible code” is on this earth, on human history and on the future of this planet. But should those be the focus of Christian’s attention? Not according to the clear message of the Bible itself its not.

    • Corey,

      Really if it is that close an can been seen that easy the astronomy world (prof & amateur) must be a buzz about it.

      and we must being seeing the gravitational affects if its that close???

      So it’s actually not behind the sun anymore???

      Do you have any evidence???

  11. Az,

    @ “Kirt, The main issue at hand not taking into consideration other issues is you calling the New covenant the The renewed covenant, due to your own retranslation in which you also provided me with incorrect proof to your incorrect retranslation on top of it all.”

    Not a retranslation, but the correct translation. There was nothing wrong with the proof I provided of the correct translation.
    It fits by DEFINITION and by CONTEXT.

    @ “In short if your gospel is different than that of the bible who do we believe?”

    Its not my gospel, that is what the verses say. It’s Yahshua’s gospel.

    @ “Btw, where did you learn that the 144,000 Jews are ONLY 36,000? Can you provide a teaching, website location where I can read where you learned this or where it is reiterated?”

    Read the bible and learn the meaning of the words. Judah is the leading tribe of the southern kingdom of Israel.
    Judah = Jew. Search on line about who the Northern & Southern kingdoms are.

    Here it is by definition.

    Gen 29:35 And she conceived again, and bare a son: and she said, Now will I praise Yahweh: therefore she called his name JUDAH (H3063); and left bearing.

    Judah
    H3063
    yehûdâh
    From H3034; celebrated; JEHUDAH (or Judah), the name of five Israelites; also of the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory: – Judah.

    Col 3:11 Where there is neither Greek nor JEW (G2453), circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but the Messiah is all, and in all.

    Jew
    G2453
    Ioudaios
    From G2448 (in the sense of G2455 as a country); udaean, that is, belonging to JEHUDAH: – Jew (-ess), of Juda.

    Here is one website that will help.

    “http://jewsandjoes.com/blog/what-tribes-made-up-the-northern-kingdom-of-israel/”

    • Kirt, one again I offer you this link:

      Hebrew Roots Movement – New Covenant or “Renewed” Covenant?
      “http://joyfullygrowingingrace.wordpress.com/2009/01/09/hebrew-roots-movement-new-covenant-or-renewed-covenant/”

      If I said thank you for all this information, I would be lying, just as much as you have been about not retranslating, if we can not get past this one point, then how can we get the next?

      Perhaps if I had another 40 years to live, I would go on a walkabout through the DESERT with you but time is short and I must walk a different path in an opposite direction.

      Bone-for-Tuna

    • Az,

      If you want to follow a teaching that ignores what the WHOLE word says than that is obviously yours choice, It’s your path to walk.

      If that link is correct then it contradicts what the bible says.

      and specifically ignores or rejects the following 2 verses.

      Heb 8:10 For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, saith Yahweh; I WILL PUT MY LAWS (TORAH) INTO THEIR MIND, AND WRITE THEM IN THEIR HEARTS: and I will be to them an Elohim, and they shall be to me a people:

      Jer 31:33 But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD (Yahshua), I WILL PUT MY LAW IN THEIR INWARD PARTS, AND WRITE IT IN THEIR HEARTS; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.

    • Kirt,

      “If you want to follow a teaching that ignores what the WHOLE word”
      The teaching of Kirt is not as good as Kirt thinks it is.

      As for my suggestion to you is; read the New Testament because it is a better covenant.

    • Does the better covenant still include the following the Torah?

      and what is better??

      Is there something in Yahshua’s end that has fault?

      or something on man’s part that has fault??

    • Kirt,

      Your questions can only be answered in the New Testament, not by me. We have a high priest after the order of Melchizedek who is superior in all things.
      Humble yourself and abandon your Jewry pursuit and begin reading the New Testament in English, ask the Lord Jesus Christ to lead you into all truth and the Holy Spirit will be your teacher.

    • Hey KirT………..Ohhhhh Uninformed one ( better say it that way for Jeff D’s benefit )…..

      …….. ISRAEL is not a “divided kingdom” any longer!

      Might want to check WHO got their nation back in 1948……..as a PROMISE from GOD…….RESTORED TO THEIR LAND !!!

      Sheeeesh !!!

    • Kirk Domitrovic said

      October 17, 2014 at 4:58 am
      Hey KirT………..Ohhhhh Uninformed one ( better say it that way for Jeff D’s benefit…”

      Kirk Dom, why is it for my benefit?

      Thanks

  12. Az,

    @ “Kirt, “Torah/law”
    We are English speaking people, so why don’t we use English, if I start retranslating selected scriptural words into Portuguese, how are we all going to be of one mind concerning the word?
    -get real”

    In order to get the English correct you have to go back and check the Hebrew. It doesn’t get any “realer” than that.

    @ “By the way, to you what does the Torah consist of?”

    It’s not what I think… it’s what does Yahshua’s word actually say?

    The word ‘Torah’, means only ‘teaching’

    The commandments of Yahshua given at Mount Sinai to the children of Israel.

    One of the greatest prophecies of our Messiah is “The Torah (law) shall go forth out of Zion and the word of the Lord from Jerusalem.”

    Isa 2:3 And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the Messiah, 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 (TORAH), and the word of the LORD from Jerusalem.

    Do you see It is said that the Messiah is to teach the Torah (law) to everyone in the world?

    The whole world will know Yahshua and keep His ways.

    No man will have to be told to know Yahshua, because every man will know Yahshua.

    This is what the prophets said. This is what Yahshua came teaching and doing.

    How can a believer who proclaims that Yahshua is the Messiah go around like the Gentile church telling believers not to learn & do the Torah (law, the teachings)?

  13. A taste of tribulation…
    – in brief
    – by way of the old covenant

    Deuteronomy 28:15+

    if you as a people don’t practice what the LORD your God said
    – which is His directions and His guidance, then
    – you are cursed in your provision, increase, and travels

    The LORD says He shall:
    – send you curses, frustration, and rebuke to destroy you and your wicked work
    since you forsaked me I’ll make pests infest and consume you off the land
    – and strike you with tuberculosis, fever, inflammation and burning ache
    – and with the sword, blasting, and mildew that pursue you till you perish
    – and your heaven shall be brass and the earth below you shall be iron

    The LORD shall:
    – rain powdered dust on your land till you’re destroyed
    – and cause you to be beaten back before your enemies
    – in attack against them, then pursued in retreat seven ways
    – chased fleeing into all the kingdoms of the earth dispersed
    – letting your dead bodies fall in the wilds as meat for fowls
    – and for beasts which no one shall drive away

    The LORD shall:
    – wound you with the boils of Egypt and with hemmorhoids
    – and with scab and itch from which you can’t be healed
    – striking you with madness, blindness, and dazed reactions
    – so you shall grope at noon as the blind grope in the dark
    – and you shall not gain by your ways but be oppressed
    – and looted evermore — and no man shall save you

    It then gets much much worse !!!

  14. Aaaaaaaacccccccckkkkkkk! Some things are complicated. Some things are simple.
    So here it goes🙂 lol
    The Torah is pretty much the Old Testament. Still valid. Especially if you are Jewish! The New Testament, ah still valid! Unless you are a Non Messiah believing Jew in which case, it’s still valid, but you just don’t believe it is.
    As for Nibiru, Torah codes etc. .. all possible but “I ain’t got time for that”😉
    I got sucked into all that goobitly gook a few years back. Still here, lots of Torah codes turned out to be false and Nibiru, hmm ain’t seen it yet. So. …
    Rather spend time praying for a dying world. Cuz I’m Looking around at all these people and thinking, where are you going and why are you in that handbasket?
    He is in charge and he knows what he is doing!!! And the enemy is derailing large quantities of us left and right. The Bible tells us what is coming. I watch things going on as signs but I don’t trust in signs. My trust is in the Lord!

  15. Brother LA,

    You have been regularly saying, “EBOLA, which is, in my opinion, a classic wag-the-dog…”. I have to say in response that while I fully understand why you’re stating this, I have to ask if you would change your stance a tad if, like me, it was literally in your neighborhood. Just yesterday (Thursday) a Elementary school not 2 miles from my home sent out a letter letting us know that a member of the Marines was on the Frontier Airlines flight as Amber Vinson. This good Marine had no knowledge of what Amber was carrying. The Marine is stationed at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base here in Fort Worth.

    As a result of him being on the same flight, his family are now quarantined for the next 21 days and at least 3 kids from this school will be as well. One of these kids is the Marines. This is no fault of his but oh, how it affects us all here thanks to Amber. It has not been revealed who the Marine is yet, but he might live on my street for all I know.

    Now, as of this time, no one is wigging out over this and I pray there will never be a reason to do so. But I can promise you, this is not in any way a good feeling. Also, I can assure you that my mind is indeed more focused on Ebola than ISIS right now and for good reason don’t you think?

    LA, I certainly don’t mean to be placing hardship upon you for your statement. And I am not passing judgment. I just ask if you would feel different if this were your neighborhood.
    .
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    .

    Here is the letter by the school district that makes feel much better…or not:

    Important Information Regarding the Ebola Virus
    Updated 3:00 pm

    As you may have heard, a second healthcare worker has been infected with the Ebola virus (EVD). This healthcare worker flew on Frontier flight #1143 from Cleveland to Dallas on Monday night.

    We were notified late Wednesday that a family member of an EMS ISD student was on the plane with this healthcare worker. This family member is in the military and stationed at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth. Upon advisement from the military and as a precautionary measure, the family will be isolated for 21 days. This family has one child who attends Lake Pointe Elementary.

    It is important to note that according to health officials, individuals are not contagious until symptoms appear. According to statements from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and Frontier Airlines, the healthcare worker did not exhibit symptoms during the flight and the risk of exposure for other passengers is low. Reports Thursday morning are controversial regarding whether her her low-grade fever would cause her to be symptomatic. What is important to focus on is that no members of this local family are exhibiting any symptoms and are being isolated purely as a precautionary measure. Since no member of the family has presented any symptoms, there is nothing to indicate that the disease has or will be spread.

    District officials will be in regular communication with the family as well as officials from the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base. This family’s safety as well as the safety of the community is our top priority. We endeavor to keep open lines of communication with our school community regarding any health concerns. Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact your child’s nurse and/or the district health coordinator, Cheryl Phalen, RN, BS, MA, CACIII, NCSN, “cphalen@ems-isd.net” or 817-232-0880.

    We appreciate your support of the family, our students, and the district.

    Updated information Thursday morning, October 16

    This update is provided to answer questions we have received in response to the message above.

    Q. Who is the student?
    A. Due to student privacy laws, we cannot reveal the student’s identity.

    Q. What is being done to clean Lake Pointe Elementary?
    A. The building was disinfected last night with a hospital grade disinfectant. An expanded custodial team met at 6 am this morning at the school to disinfect the building once again. Again, Ebola cannot be spread unless someone comes in contact with bodily fluids of an infected person. The student, nor anyone in the student’s family are exhibiting any symptoms of the disease.

    Q. Why did the District not close down the school?
    A. Our actions in this situation are based upon a number of factors including expert opinion, the fact that it was a family member on the plane, NOT the student, and the potential risk for exposure in our community. Because the student, nor the parent were exhibiting any symptoms and the disease can only be spread if a person has active symptoms, the building did not require “decontamination” or special protective gear.

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