"Woe to Jerusalem, Lebanon: Yehovah the Redeemer."
This Bible Study is written by Roger Christopherson, and it's transcription/ location is provided by http://www.theseason.org
Isaiah 29:1 "Woe to Ariel, to Ariel, the city where David dwelt! add ye year to year; let them kill sacrifices."
This is the second woe and it is addressed to Ariel. The word "Ariel" is hard to translate because it has many meanings. In II Samuel 23:20 it is translated "a lion of God", or "the altar-hearth of God. While in Ezekiel 43:15, 16; it is written on the "Moabite Stone". Then on an old Egyptian monument Jerusalem's name is written "Har-el". Correctly translated, this is talking about, "Ari" or "Lion" of "el" which is "God", or the "Lion of God".
"The city" in the Hebrew text, is "the city where David camped". This is saying then, "Woe to the lion of God", and the lion of God is the house of Judah. God is telling them to keep on doing their church sacrifices there in Jerusalem, but He is saying that it doesn't matter what you place on your altars there, I am going to destroy it all anyway. As the Jews and those of the House of Judah of these latter days continue mocking God, and building their own altars of men; God is telling them that very shortly He is going to destroy all of it.
This is one of the reasons that God never answer peoples prayers, when they go about in ignorance offering sacrifices to their traditions, and worshipping things that go against His Word. Friend, do you study God's counsel from His Word, or do you mock Him? When you move into those societies of worship that go against God's Word, you are mocking God.
Isaiah 29:2 "Yet I will distress Ariel, and there shall be heaviness and sorrow: and it shall be unto Me as Ariel."
God is letting us know that He is going to bring trouble and sorrow on "Ariel", and there is going to be some burning going on there. He is going to turn the place into "veritable hearth of God". This is spoken of in the sense of that "hearth" or "altar" being covered with blood. This is looking forward to that time of correction on Judah. This is looking forward to the same time that Jesus addressed in Matthew 24 when His disciples asked Him what would it be like when He returned.
Matthew 24:1 "And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and His disciples came to Him for to shew Him the the buildings of the temple."
Matthew 24:2 "And Jesus said unto them, "See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down."
Jesus told His disciples that on the day of His return, He is going to crush it to sand. God is going to cleanse Jerusalem for His Millennium temple. This will happen after the false messiah, Satan the Antichrist has sat in his temple and committed the "abomination of desolation", as spoken of in Matthew 24:15. That act of "abomination" is his declaring himself to be God, and in Daniel 9:27 in the Hebrew text reads "desolator" and not "desolation", for it is Satan the "desolator" that has committed the abominable act. The desolation that takes place is when the whole world will believe Satan to be Jesus Christ, yes even most Christians.
Isaiah 29:3 "And I will camp against thee round about, and will lay siege against thee with a mount, and I will raise forts against thee."
God is saying that on that day of His return, He will come against them in that city of Jerusalem, and it would be Christ that would destroy those evil things of Jerusalem. A "mount" is what you scale the walls of a fort with to gain access inside. There are no walls that can be built to protect that city or any city, when God comes against it. God is telling Judah that He is going to be against you from all sides.
Isaiah 29:4 "And thou shalt be brought down, and shalt speak out of the ground, and thy speech shall be low out of the dust, and thy voice shall be, as of one that hath a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and thy speech shall whisper out of the dust."
This voice that will come from Judah in that day, will be as a peep, or twitter, as those that peep nonsense through their "familiar spirits". "Familiar spirits" are evil spirits that have been around for centuries, and attach themselves to someone to make that person feel like they have lived in a place before, or seen something hundreds of years prior when they haven't. Those that fool around with these evil spirits, and speakers out of the ground will be as the dust blowing in the wind.
Stop and think for a moment, who is it that was given the command? "Thou shalt crawl on your belly all the days of your life on the earth?" That was a curse on Satan after he had beguiled Eve, as recorded in the book of Genesis. "Beguiled" is to say seduced Eve sexually, and from that sexual union came Cain, the father of the Kenites. The church world today cover over this fact with their traditions about eating apples. By doing this they create a cloud over the rest of the Scriptures, and the things that these hidden people have done for thousands of years, as well as the becoming aware of the negative part of God's plan.
Genesis 3:14 "And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:"
Genesis 3:15 "And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel."
It is important to understand that these offspring of Cain, the sons of Satan mixed in with Judah, and they took over the duties of the scribes, as recorded in 1 Chronicles 2:55, and Ezra pointed out that they even took over the priests duties, in Ezra 8:15.
1 Chronicles 2:55 "And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab."
The duties of the scribes were given to Levi to keep all the records of the Israelite people and of His Holy Word. These duties were in the hands of Satan's kids when the house of Judah came out of Babylon to return to Jerusalem to rebuild the temple, and seeing this greatly disturbed both Ezra and Nehemiah and this is why these prophets produced the Massoretic Text. The "Massorah" is a fence that was built around the Scriptures so that not one got could be removed without showing that it had been tampered with. This why different Bible societies are so alarmed over the discovery of the Massorah Text, for it shows their traditions and false teachings for what they are; nothing but the "traditions of men".
Ezra 8:15 "And I gathered them together to the river that runneth to Ahava; and there abode we in tents three days: and I viewed the people, and the priests, and found there none of the sons of Levi."
The "Nethinims" or foreigners, which were the Kenites, had intermingled not only in Judah, but had taken over the duties of scribes and priests that God gave to Levi and his sons through Aaron. It is those Kenites that have taken over the duties of Levi, that call themselves of Judah but are not, that this Isaiah 29:4 is directed to. These Nethinims were listed by family and number in Ezra 2:43-58, and we can see that they were just half of those that were of true Israel. Is it any wonder that the chief priests, and scribes of Jesus day hated Jesus so much? Jesus knew exactly who they were, and their father was Cain the son of Satan through Eve. Their doctrines were of Satan, and Jesus showed their traditions for what they were, the traditions of men and not God.
This is why Jesus gave warning in Revelation 2:9, and 3:9, to warn the churches in the end times of those that would come into your midst, and say they were of God, but were not. This is what set the churches of Smyrna and Philadelphia apart from the other five churches in the end times, and why they were the only churches that God approved of. They knew who the Kenites were and how to identify them when their doctrines tried to enter their worship.
Revelation 2:9 "I know thy works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the blasphemy of them which say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan."
Daniel also speaks about the "dust" in Daniel 12:2, which shall happen on the last day of this earth age of the flesh age. The "dust" is the covering of lies and deceptions which Satan uses to cover over those that God has placed the spirit of slumber over them in the latter days, and this is also that dust of Isaiah 29:4. The dust is a place of degradation.
Daniel 12:2 "And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt."
Those that mock God and play church are in that degradation, they are all wrapped up in listening to a "familiar spirit", which means an "evil spirit", rather then paying attention to God's Word for their counsel. Satan loves to play games with those people that like to play church.
Isaiah 29:5 "Moreover the multitude of thy strangers shall be like small dust, and the multitude of the terrible ones shall be as chaff that passeth away: yea, it shall be at an instant suddenly."
All those enemies that come against you and all of God's people will be just like a fine dust when it comes into a strong wind, on the day of the Lord. They are here in one moment, and instantly they are gone. Puff, faster than you can wink your eye they are taken away. This is exactly what Paul told us in 1 Corinthians 15:50-52.
1 Corinthians 15:50 "Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption."
1 Corinthians 15:51 "Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,"
1 Corinthians 15:52 "In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed."
Isaiah 29:6 "Thou shalt be visited of the LORD of hosts with thunder, and with earthquake, and great noise, with storm and tempest, and the flame of devouring fire."
According to Hebrews 12:29;
Hebrews 12:29 "For our God is a consuming fire."
To all those that love Him, that same consuming fire is God's glory, it is the warmth of the touch of the Holy Spirit. However, to those that mock Him and are filled with evil and familiar spirits, it shall consume them. This happens at Jesus Christ's return to this earth at the sounding of the seventh trumpet, when that tempest and earthquakes shake the earth.
Isaiah 29:7 "And the multitude of all the nations that fight against Ariel, even all that fight against her and her munition, and that distress her, shall be as a dream of a night vision."
What happens on that day will be like waking up from a nightmare, to those that find joy in their mocking God through their traditions.
Isaiah 29:8 "It shall even be as when an hungry man dreameth, and, behold, he eateth; but he awaketh, and his soul is empty: or as when a thirsty man dreameth, and, behold, he drinketh; but he awaketh, and, behold, he is faint, and his soul hath appetite: so shall the multitude of all the nations be, that fight against mount Zion."
Notice that it is not talking about the hungry man's stomach being empty, but his soul that is empty. When you go to your church and listen to those traditions and stories that the preachers like to tell you, and then you go home and try to remember the message that was taught; do you find it hard to remember? Can you remember what it was that God told you through that message? Are you starting to get the picture? Maybe it wasn't God doing the speaking, but the traditions and experiences of that preacher doing the preaching. Did he teach chapter by chapter and verse by verse to where it was understandable? Or was it a mixture of his own experiences, with a church system, or God only knows were that message came from?
My friend, that will not fill your soul and give you a lasting satisfaction. If you have ever been so hungry and without food for a long period of time, you can relate to the dreams a person can have on a starving stomach. When you get real hungry, and have gone without during those times, you dream of all the fine foods that are not available to you. That dream is as if it were a reality, but when you wake up from that vision, you know that what you experienced was not reality, but something that your mind has created.
God is telling you that this is what playing church is all about, it is wandering about in a dream world and playing with unreal fantasies in your mind. Though in your mind that church seems to satisfy your needs, and fill your soul; in the end your soul will still be empty. Why? Because those man made traditions of the church are unreal, and the only thing that is real is the Word of God. When Christ returns to earth all of those traditions are gone, and your soul will be left empty. Everything that soothed it before is gone, and you are left with those empty promises of the flesh that is no more.
The true mount Zion, is when Jesus Christ is here for the Millennium age, and that is why there will be terror on those that have played church and depended on those traditions for their comfort of their souls. They will see then that they were taken in the wrong marriage, and their marriage contract will have to be annulled by their Father. This we discussed in Isaiah 28:18, whereby they had married out of season. Go back and review this verse and those notes. It is not enough to say, "I believe!" when you are biblically illiterate, because you don't know what you believe in. You do not know what you believe until that belief is fixed in your mind. This is not saying that it is memorized, but the knowledge of God's plan, and your ability to know the true Messiah from the fake. Without that knowledge, in this generation you will be taken into the wrong marriage.
Put this in a physical sense, is it enough to marry someone by just stating that you believe that person, and never knowing where he or she came from, or what is important to that person? Would you marry anyone that you had never had a close personal talk with, or had a close personal relationship with. If you have never known that person's likes and dislikes, or even what was important in that persons emotions, would you commit to a marriage? Of course not. That is what some persons do with the Word of God, when we convert this to the spiritual sense. They think that all you have to do is say and mouth "I am born again", when they don't even know what it means. This is not trying to shame anyone, but to get you to think and get you into God's Word.
So the warning of this verse is to think hard and long as to what you put into your mind, and hold it to be dear. Don't accept anything for fact until you have checked it out in the Word of God.
Isaiah 29:9 "Stay yourselves, and wonder; cry ye out, and cry: they are drunken, but not with wine, they stagger, but not with strong drink."
This is saying that those that are filled with these traditions and false teachings are drunk and stagger to the point that they don't know what is going on. They are walking around in a drunken stupor, not knowing what they are doing. They are filled with knowledge from their seers, but it is not the knowledge that comes from God's Word. As the prophetic events of the final days pass before their eyes, it is a mystery to them. Remember that this chapter is addressing the time just before our Lord Jesus Christ returns, and the people are being filled with strong drink, however, that drink is their false teachings and the doctrines of their church systems.
When you become familiar with God's Word there is no need to be confused and stager anywhere.
Isaiah 29:10 "For the Lord hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath He covered."
God is telling us why this confusion is coming upon our people, and most of the Christians in the end time. This is the reason for the analogy for the eating while you are dreaming. God is covering our people with the spirit of slumber at this time to prepare them for the coming of the Antichrist. Their prophets and rulers over their churches are also going into that stupor, and these seers are their preachers and teachers that read the Scriptures and just don't see the truth. Lets go to Romans 11 and see what Paul had to say about this time.
Romans 11:7 "What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest blinded"
The elect shall understand exactly what is going on, and not be blinded by the deceitful lies and wonders that Satan and the Kenites brings upon all others that are in the stupor.
Romans 11:8 "According as it is written,"God hath given them the spirit of slumber, eyes that the should not see, and ears that they should not hear";" unto this day."
So we see that Paul here is quoting from Isaiah, when he is writing about the stupor, or spirit of slumber that is going to cover the eyes of those who refuse to listen only to God's Word. The day talked about to the days just before the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and that generation started when the shoot was planted in Palestine in 1948. We call that shoot the tiny nation of Israel today. It is the House of Judah, mixed with the Kenites, living within the borders of the nation Israel.
Romans 11:9 "And David saith, "Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a stumbling block, and a recompence unto them:"
Romans 11:10 "Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and bow down their back alway."
We discussed these verses in detail in the last chapter. It is God that will send the spirit of slumber on many so that they cannot and will not see the truth, for their own protection. For if they saw the truth and understood, and then refused to allow the Holy Spirit to speak through them when Satan the Antichrist was on the earth with his religious beast system, there would be no forgiveness for them. This is why it is God Himself that places this drunken stupor through their strong wine, which is their false doctrines that cause them to believe the lies. God does this to protect them for they will sin in ignorance and be taken by the wrong husband. That sin will not be held against them when the Heavenly Father annuls their marriage to Satan, when Christ returns.
However their salvation will then come only by their works done while living in the thousand year Millennium age. Salvation that comes in the Millennium age does not come by faith but by works, for they will know all there is to know about Christ, and faith is the taking of something unknown and unseen and believing in it. It is so much better to study our Father's Word, and be prepared for Satan when he comes rather then wandering around in a drunken stupor. God blesses those that do.
Isaiah 29:11 "And the vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one that is learned, saying, "Read this, I pray thee: "and he saith, "I cannot; for it is sealed:"
God is comparing the visions that they have to a letter [book] that is sealed and delivered to someone that has the ability to read and understand, but refuses to do so because the letter is sealed. How many times have you heard some pastor or priest say that some part of God's Word is sealed and not to be understood. When God's Word was sealed, such as in Daniel 12:9, Revelation 22:10 and so on, it was sealed for a certain time and generation.
Daniel 12:9 "And he said, 'Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end."
We are living in "the time of the end" and it is high time to get that letter out and brake the seal to understand what it is that we are to be aware of.
Revelation 22:10 "And he saith unto me, "seal not the sayings of the prophecy of this book; for the time is at hand."
Revelation 22:11 "He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still: and he that is holy, let him be holy still."
The entire Book of Revelation is not sealed to our generation, for all the events of that book dealing with the age of the flesh are given as a warning to us, so we will not have the spirit of slumber, or stupor on us. We are to live our lives with our eyes wide open, and that is why Jesus Christ gave us this book that John penned. If you desire to live in ignorance, God is going to allow you to, and if you desire to learn the truth, and have your eyes open by the Holy Spirit, God will allow that.
Friend, when anyone tells you that any of the Word of God is sealed from us in this generation we live in, look out for him or her, for it it sealed to them it is because they have placed that seal upon themselves. God is going to allow the preacher or the drunk of the street to stay exactly where they want to be. Are you starting to catch on how the Old and New Testaments are tied together? What is written in the Old is re-given in the New, and what is given in the New was given by the Prophets of Old. There is "nothing new under the sun", as Solomon wrote in Ecclesiastes 1:9.
Ecclesiastes 1:9 "The thing that hath bee, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun."
Today, most people actually don't know how close our Lord is to us, where He has stated in the last chapter that He is with us day and night, and the only condition was that we be with Him. We get close to Him through His Word, with His Spirit giving us our guidance and counsel.
Isaiah 29:12 "And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, "Read this, I pray thee:" and he saith, "I am not learned."
"The book" in the Hebrew tongue is "cipherah", and is a letter or scroll of evidence. God is saying that this letter that Isaiah is writing is written to you personally. We are to learn it with understanding, however if your eyes are shut and you are trying to make it conform to some tradition it may be difficult. So why would you give this letter to someone that is not learned? When any preacher or teacher tells you that these passages which are directed to our generation are not to be understood, then that person is unlearned. In most cases they are not even aware of it. Friend, if you study under somebody unlearned, then that is exactly the way you will always be. If you dream about eating a big pizza, and you wake up, you will still be hungry. The only way to learn from God's Word is chapter by chapter and verse by verse.
Isaiah 29:13 "Wherefore the Lord said, "Forasmuch as this people draw near Me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour Me, but have removed their heart far from Me, and their fear toward Me is taught by the precept of men:"
Because of this [forasmuch] they talk of Me with their mouths, and are continually praising Me, but their minds are far removed from Me. The fear that they have in their mind is not developed from My doctrine, but from their own precepts and traditions. Christ Himself stated this in Matthew 24 when He was telling what it would be like just before His return. It was part of the seven seals of Matthew, which is a duplication of the seven seals of Revelation.
Matthew 24:4 "And Jesus answered and said unto them, "Take heed that no man deceive you."
Matthew 24:5 "For many shall come in My name, saying 'I am Christ;' and shall deceive many'."
They will come claiming to be of God, but they are not because they are unlearned. We know they are coming in huge numbers, because God told us He is going to send them the spirit of slumber. Paul alerts us to this spirit of deception that will come in our generation in II Thessalonians 2:2-4.
II Thessalonians 2:2 "That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter, as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand."
Paul is saying that it is obvious that my first letter to you confused you as to when the day of Christ was at hand. Paul's first letter had been twisted concerning our gathering back to Christ. They started to teach teach that it is in the clouds, when the gathering was in the air, a large body, or group.
II Thessalonians 2:3 "Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition,"
Paul is saying that we are not gathering back to Christ until after the "son of perdition" the Antichrist Satan is revealed.
II Thessalonians 2:4 "Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the Temple of God, shewing himself that he is God."
It is Satan himself that opposeth and exalteth himself above God, and he will play the role of Antichrist when he sits in the Temple in Jerusalem, and claims that he is God. Those that believe in fairy-tale fly-away stories will believe Satan to be Christ, for they have been taught to do so. Paul said, don't you remember that we talked about those things when I was with you in person?
II Thessalonians 2:7 "For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way."
Michael is the one that is "letting", or holding Satan now in the heavens, until the appointed time when Michael casts him out of heaven onto the earth. And when Satan is cast out with his angels to the earth, many will be deceived.
Revelation 12:7 "And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels"
Revelation 12:8 "And prevailed not, neither was there place found any more in heaven."
Revelation 12:9 "And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil and satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him."
II Thessalonians 2:9 "Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,"
Satan will come playing the role of Antichrist first before the true Christ returns, performing supernatural miracles in the sight of all men. He will claim to be Jesus and the world will believe him.
II Thessalonians 2:10 "And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they receive not the love of the truth, that they might be saved."
This is written to Christians letting them know they are going to be here and not fly away to some distant place. There is no rapture, and if you stake your soul on that evil doctrine Paul is saying that you have not received the love of the truth. "Them that perish" is Satan and his fallen angels.
II Thessalonians 2:11 "And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:"
"This cause" is that they do not want to listen to God's Word, and that is why every last one of them will receive a strong delusion that they will believe a lie.
II Thessalonians 2:12 "That they all might be damned who believe not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness."
Friend the lie is here and strong, and most churches and pastors are promoting that lie of this strong delusion. They are preparing their flocks to receive the deception and supernatural acts of Satan, and bow to him as Christ.
II Thessalonians 2:13 "But we are bound to give thanks alway to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord, because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation through sanctification of the Spirit and belief of the truth."
It is God's election that are bound and chosen from the beginning of this earth age, as Paul wrote in Ephesians 1:4; "According as He hath chosen us in Him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before Him in love:" It is no accident that the election are chosen, for we were chosen because of what happened in the first age. The election are those that stood against the rebellion of Satan in the first earth age. Yes this earth has seen two earth ages, and the age of man in the flesh is the second age. There you have it; God will send strong delusions on those that prefer not to study His Word so that they will be deceived.
Isaiah 29:14 "Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this People, even a marvellous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid."
This "marvellous work and wonder" that shall come upon all of these people is that they shall be fooled and deceived through the so-called wisdom of their "wise men". It is God that will send the delusion so that if you want to believe a lie, He won't hinder you one bit. Those men behind the pulpit that think they can teach their strange doctrines that go against His Word, will be given such a strong delusion that they will even believe the fairy-tales that they have made up.
Isaiah 29:15 "Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the Lord, and their works are in the dark, and they say, "Who seeth us? and who knoweth us?"
Many people seem to carry on close conversation with God, which is such trivia, when a wise person knows that God gave His elect enought common sense that they know enough to answer for themselves in simple common things. This one-up-man-ship that is played between the super-preachers of today is not of God, but for their own vain self-glory.
Isaiah 29:16 "Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter's clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, "He made me not?" or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, "He had no understanding"?"
The potter's clay is the clay that the potter forms his vase or what ever object he decides to make. The intelligence is not in the clay, but in the potter's mind. We are the clay, and our heavenly Father is the potter. This is saying that you have made things just opposite from what they ought to be. You have made right, wrong and wrong, right. You mock those that teach the truth the way it ought to be taught, and then make up things on your own and present them as being from me. God who is the creator is going to turn the pottery upside down and let that tripe that is stored inside the vessel be poured out.
When a carpenter builds a house, who does the thinking, the house that is being framed, or the carpenter that is doing the framing. That is what is happening today. The poorly framed houses which are those that teach evolution, are calling the carpenter who is God and has framed the house, or universe that there is no God. Those mud clay vessels, which we call flesh bodies, are saying that they formed themselves purely by chance. If it sound ridiculous, stop and look at the foolishness of the rest of their theories.
Remember that this is directed to the time of the end, and most of the things that the learned men of today call science goes against their own scientific standards that they set up for themselves. This is done by declaring that because some man of so-called wisdom made a statement, it is so just because he stated it. It is interesting that the whole idea of evolution never got started until these latter times, when the Kenites hidden dynasty of Education took over our educational system, and forced people to accept their foolishness. You are forced because if you don't accept their ideas, their system will eject you from their classrooms through their grade system.
Isaiah 29:17 "Is it not yet a very little while, and Lebanon shall be turned into a fruitful field, and the fruitful field shall be esteemed as a forest?"
God is saying that you take things that I have made and turn it up-side-down, only there is a time coming when I will take those things that you have made appear fruitful, and I will turn it into a wilderness. That fruit is the things that you eat of spiritually. The fruitful field is the Whole Word of God, which these people have pictured as a wilderness, and what appears to be of God by them will simply vanish. The time is coming when the truth will be seen by all people, and that time is when the true Christ comes to earth. Friend, do you know the difference between a fertile field and a wilderness spiritually speaking? The only way you will understand is if God, through His Holy Spirit removes the blinders from your spiritual eyes. Then you test the fruit.
Isaiah 29:18 "And in that day shall the deaf hear the words of the book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of darkness."
When all mankind finally have their spiritual blinders removed from their eyes, it means that the Millennium age is here. The seventh and last trumpet has sounded and Jesus Christ has returned. They will not be deceived then because Satan, the fallen angels and all evil is removed from off the face of the earth. You will have a complete recovery of all your mind, and not just the small percent that we have in these flesh bodies.
Isaiah 29:19 "The meek also shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel."
The meek are the oppressed, while the poor are the humble before God. On that day that when Jesus returns, all the children of God will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel, who is Jesus Christ our Redeemer. Every knee shall bow to Him on that day. That is a day that I look forward to.
Isaiah 29:20 "For the terrible one is brought to nought, and the scorner is consumed, and all that watch for iniquity are cut off:"
The "terrible one" is Satan, and he "is brought to nought". Nought means that he will simply not be here. Why? He will be thrown into the pit by Michael on that day. There will not be any more scorning because you will either know the truth and worship Jesus, or you will not be here. Those that "watch for iniquity" are those that seek revenge, and they will also be gone. Why? Because it is God that does our avenging for us on that day, and He knows how to get the job done.
Romans 12:19 "Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, "Vengeance is Mine; I will repay, saith the Lord."
Of all the times of all generations, our generation is the generation that should fall in love with the whole Word of God, for the entire book is written to us, to be understood. Everything that shall pass to close out this earth age will happen on our watch. The watchman is to be watching for signs of danger and direction, and those signs are happening daily. God gave us His Scriptures to navigate our way through these times of great deception.
Isaiah 29:21 "That make a man an offender for a word, and lay a snare for him that reproveth in the gate, and turn aside the just for a thing of nought."
The offender of God tries to explain away the truths of the Bible in their fairy-tales, and what they don't understand they call confusion. When the Bible goes against their traditions they turn it aside and change the meanings to adjust for their false teachings and traditions.
Isaiah 29:22 "Therefore thus saith the Lord, Who redeemed Abraham, concerning the house of Jacob, Jacob shall not now be ashamed, neither shall his face now wax pale."
The House of Jacob includes both the House of Judah and the House of Israel, the whole natural seed. God looks to the His true children that actually keep the Word, regardless of whether they were grafted through their belief and faith in Jesus Christ in repentance, they have the blinders removed from their eyes. Their understanding come by prayer and the help of the Holy Spirit as they study His Word.
Isaiah 29:23 "But when he seeth his children, the work of Mine hands, in the midst of him, they shall sanctify My name, and sanctify the Holy One of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel."
When they see the true Christ coming, all of His children will love Him. Even if they had just went whoring after the false Christ, they will see their error, and in shame come to love Jesus Christ. Don't let these ideas shock you for it is all written in His Word, throughout.
Isaiah 29:24 "They also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding, and they that murmured [rebel, grumble, participate] shall learn doctrine."
All those that followed after all those spiritual things that sounded so good, but yet went went against God's Word will see the truth. They will see the truth because their will not be in their flesh bodies, because at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ all flesh will be changed into their incorruptible bodies. It will be the Millennium age when Jesus Christ will set up His kingdom here on earth. Flesh and blood cannot enter that kingdom as recorded in I Corinthians:
I Corinthians 15:50 "Now I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption."
This will not be a new doctrine that is taught in the Millennium age, but the same doctrine that we have had in our hand from the beginning. The Word of God does not change, regardless of who reads it or what age it is in. John 1:1-4 tells us that Jesus Christ is the Word that became flesh and dwelt with us. That Word is the Word that is written down, and recorded in our Bibles. He is the same in all ages, and What is written by Him through His prophets are absolute truths. You can count of every promise.
Hebrews 13:8 "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and today, and for ever."
Jesus Christ and His Word were there all the time, and all persons will see and accept the truth with understanding. Though every knee will bow to Christ, most of them will need a lot of discipline for this Millennium age.
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