"The Call to Israel's Enemies, The Wicked."
This Bible Study is written by Roger Christopherson, and it's transcription/ location is provided by http://www.theseason.org
The last chapter closed with God letting us know beyond a shadow of a doubt that He does not like greedy people that claim to be shepherds, but do not teach His Word. God called them "greedy dogs", for they allow any and everything to be taught and take place in their sanctuaries. They claim it is a house for all people, just like when our Lord Jesus Christ walked the earth and saw the filth that had entered into His temple, He emptied it. He went after the Kenites with a whip, and over-turned their money tables, because they had allowed "Bethel" the "House of God", and the "House of prayer" to become a "Beth-aven" the "house of emptiness".
God compared those preachers that do not teach the entire Bible to "dogs that do not bark". They simply are not giving out the warnings of the signs of the times, and they have substituted their own traditions and false doctrine for the signs of warning that God has written in His Word. How could they warn the people when they themselves are ignorant and do not know what God's plan is for the ages? It is God Himself that is telling them exactly what He thinks of their teachings and ministries. God is upset with these so-called shepherds that try to build themselves up, and disregard the teaching of the flock from the true pasture, which is the Word of God.
The true pasture is not some denominational system, or set of church rules of "dos and don'ts", but it is God's Word taught chapter by chapter and verse by verse. It is the teaching line upon line and precept upon precept, in the light as God gave it through the prophets, and that takes a lot of digging and studying to take it from our English back to the manuscripts. It requires a numbered concordance, numbered to the Hebrew and Greek dictionaries that takes the words back to the original meaning for the words.
So this same thought where Isaiah 56 ended continued right into Isaiah 57.
Isaiah 57:1 "The righteous perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart: and merciful men are taken away, none considering that the rightous is taken away from the evil to come."
God is saying that those men that follow His Word and ways, and live their lives in righteousness that they will die just like any other person. The flesh body ages and gets old no matter how righteous or wicked you happen to be, because that is how the flesh bodies are made up to be. The difference between the wicked and the righteous person is that the wicked person of the world doesn't consider that they are going to enter God's paradise. They are unable to compare the glory of God and the paradise that we shall have because they just don't pay any attention to it. Just look around us today at the way that God's ways and things from His Word are treated when it is spoken of in public and private. The world gives very little respect to God's Holy Word.
Isaiah 57:2 "He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness."
"He", the "righteous man" shall enter into peace, and "they", the "merciful men" shall rest in peace in their beds. This is in reference to paradise and not the grave. Upon death their soul goes instantly back to the Father that gave it, in paradise. Souls do not go to the grave, but dead rotting flesh goes to the grave without any soul within it.
Ecclesiastes 12:7 "Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it."
"Then", is when death comes to these flesh bodies, and "the dust" are the elements from the earth that in its raw form goes to make up our flesh bodies. The body grows and remains healthy as we eat the things that are grown from the elements of the earth, however the soul and spirit are not created of those elements, but are made in the image and likeness of God.
God is telling us that those that "are walking in uprightness", which is the path that God has laid out in His Word, will have it made when he or she does die and enters into paradise. He or she has overcome the world, and will receive God's blessings, while the others will receive trouble. This is pointed out in Luke 16:19-31 in the parable that Jesus taught concerning Lazarus the poor righteous begger, and the rich man that had everything. God heard the crying of torment of the rich man, and it is pointed out that once this flesh body dies it becomes too late to make any changes for the life of your soul in the here-after. Lazarus on the other hand, though he was a poor man but cared for those things that God considered important, and was well taken care of.
It was important in the case in that parable to know what was in the minds of those men. What they believed and what they did with the knowledge and wealth that God placed within their hands. Though all souls return to the Father that gave it, there is a great gulf between those that were faithful and those that were not.
Isaiah 57:3 "But draw near hither, ye sons of the sorceress, the seed of the adulterer and the whore."
God is addressing those that are taking part in the the harlot church, that are dealing in forms of sorcerery and idolatry that goes against His Word. If you are participating in anything other then what is taught in His Word, God is addressing you here.
Isaiah 57:4 "Against whom do ye sport yourselves? against whom make ye a wide mouth, and draw out the tongue? are ye not children of transgression, a seed of falsehood,"
God is saying that you think that you know everything, because you will not listen to anything He has to say within His Word. He is calling you a "know-it-all" with a big mouth. You stand there and make your long explanations in the lies you tell, and everything you say is from the "children of transgression", the Kenites. They are from the seed of falsehood. Satan is the father of all lies, and his seed are his children. God is asking those that would pick up on the traditions of men, Do you know what you are saying? Do you know the difference between the traditions of men, from the Word's that God spoke through the prophets that are written in His Word? Have you taken the time to check it all out for yourself?
There is a time coming in the very near future when all the people on the face of this earth, except for God's elect, those with the seal of God in their foreheads [minds] will be deceived by the false christ, the Antichrist who is Satan. He is coming before the True Christ returns at the seventh trumpet, and you will either know the signs of events that shall come first, or you will be deceived. If you are all wrapped up in the traditions of men, that make void the Word of God then you shall be deceived and taken by Satan.
Isaiah 57:5 "Enflaming yourselves with idols under every green tree, slaying the children in the valleys under the clifts of the rocks?"
"Enflaming yourselves" [with passion] you turn to the idols, which is the "oaks". It is getting back into "grove worship", and the misteaching of the flock by traditions of men. The children spoken of here are the children of God. They are the men and women that should know better but are too lazy to seek the truth for themselves. Anytime something is not taught as God instructs us to teach and learn, it is not a church. God instructs us to study chapter by chapter and verse by verse, line upon line and precept upon precept, building our knowledge on the entire plan and Word of God. This is the only thing that will sustain you in this last generation, and see you through to the coming of our Lord.
Remember what Jesus said of His house? My house is a house of prayer, and when the people didn't respect His house, Jesus threw them out. Our heavenly Father is a God of love, but He is also a jealous God and a God of wrath to those that would mock Him and His Holy Word. God is a God of love, but when the enemy is at the door, God is a God of action and we are to stand and fight for what we know to be true and right. When we fight, we fight as a soldier of God is suppose to fight. Be careful when you find yourself in some grove worship, celebrating the "feast of Ishtar" [Easter] instead of passover, or any of the other traditions that have entered into the church houses of today. Every tradition that has replaced a part of God's Word is "worshipping among the oaks".
Salvation is brought about when we study all of God's Word, meditating on it, and digesting those thoughts into our minds and lives. In our generation, knowing the truth will allow you to escape the "hour of temptation" because heathenistic practices simply do not tempt you. Why then would you worship Satan, when you know for a fact that he is the Antichrist? You escape the temptation because to you even the thought of it is an abomination to you.
Isaiah 57:6 "Among the smooth stones of the stream is thy portion; they, they are thy lot: even to them hast thou poured a drink offering, thou hast offered a meat offering. Should I receive comfort in these?"
When you put the term "smooth stones", and the word "lot" together, we come up with the Greek word "stigma" that is a warning to us. It comes from the number 6-6-6, but in the Greek is not a number but the word "stigma". The stones are the number for a man, and that man is Satan, and when you know Satan, you will know his children. This verse is addressing the identity of the Kenites.
Revelation 13:18 "Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six."
Those smooth stones are Satans offspring the Kenites, and when you "count the number of the beast" [6-6-6] it is to mark or calculate them or know the Kenites over a long period of time. To know how they came about, and what their purpose of being is for. "Count" in the Greek text is to calculate. So we must enumerate, or calculate what these stones, which are the Kenites have done from the garden of Eden to today. That is enumerating these stones worn smooth over a long period of time.
The Kenites are the offspring of Cain, who was the child of Satan, through Eve, who was "beguiled" in the garden of Eden. When Paul was trying to tell the church at Corinth how he felt about them, and that they were espoused to one husband, Jesus Christ, he warned them to remain true to Jesus.
II Corinthians 11:2 "For I am jealous over you with godly jealousy: for I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ."
Virginity represents the withdrawal of the future bride from the sex act to any other man until the time of her marriage. Paul desired that the Christians remained true to Christ until the time of His return to earth at the end of this earth age. It is not dealing with apples or any other thing or activity. Paul is using the very same word "beguiled" to explain what happened to Eve in the garden of Eden, when she was seduced by Satan and had a son. The act between Eve and Satan was the act of sexual intercourse, and not eating of an apple.
II Corinthians 11:3 "But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtility, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ."
There can be no doubt that "the serpent" is not a literal snake but a man the devil, who is Satan. Satan is identified completely by Jesus in 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." "The serpent" is one of the roles that Satan played in deceiving Eve and the people that desire to remain ignorant of him.
The word "beguiled" is identified in Strong's numbered dictionary as #1818 in the Greek dictionary. "Exapatao, ex-ap-at-ah'o; from 1538 and and 538, to wholly seduce, beguile, deceive."
Again what was the act that we are talking about? The act was Eve's losing her virginity, and the one doing the beguiling to Eve was the serpent [man] Satan. How difficult is this to understand for a mature adult? When Eve lost her virginity, she had a son, and that son's name was Cain. We know that Adam also took part in the act also, and thus twins were born. Twins from two separate fathers, Satan and Adam her husband. We understand that they were twin sons from Genesis 4:2; "And she [Eve] again bare his [Cain's] brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground."
Lets go to the Strong's Hebrew dictionary to look up the original meaning of the word "again" as it appeared in the manuscripts. The number is # 3254; "Yacaph, yaw-saf'; (to continue to do a thing) to increase, to join, to prolong." So if the act was having a child called Cain, and when she continued in doing that act, it means that she continued in labor and had another child, a twin. However, these two sons again were from two separate fathers; Cain's father was the man Satan, while Abel's father was Adam. How do we know this? Because Jesus identified Cain as the son of Satan in John 8:44 while He was confronted by the Kenites.
John 8:44 "Ye are of your father the devil [Satan], and the lusts of your father ye will do. He [Cain] was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the turth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it."
A second witness to this can be found in Matthew 13:38-40 where Jesus is explaining a parable that he gave to the people. He is explaining the parable in private to His disciples so that they would understand.
Matthew 13:38 "The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one."
These "children of the wicked one" are the offspring of Satan.
Matthew 13:39 "The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels."
When we talk about the seed, in the original manuscript text it is # 4690 in the Greek Dictionary; "Sperma, sper'-mah; The male sperm, the offspring, spec. a remnant." So we are talking about children that were born from the sexual union between the mother Eve, and the father Satan. It is from that sexual union that Cain was born, and Cain became the father of the Kenites. Kenite in the Hebrew Dictionary is # 7014; Qayin, kah'-yin; , Kajin, the name of the first child, also of a place in Pal, and of an Oriental tribe, Cain, Kenite." Remember where Cain went to get his wife; to the east, to the land of Nod. Genesis 4:16 "And Cain went out from the presence of the Lord, and dwelt in the land of Nod, on the east of Eden."
Matthew 13:40 "As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world."
Remember from the parable that Jesus taught of the parable of the sower, the Master instructed the servants not to touch the tares, for he was afraid that by taring them out before their time, on of the good grain would be destroyed. The tares or seed that was planted was "zewan" as known in Palestine, and when it grew in a field it look just like wheat in its early stages, however when the grain turned golden, the zewan turned black. God has a purpose for the Kenites, and he does not want them bothered until the time of this world age has ended, and then it will be His angels that shall do the gathering, and not you or I. This is why we are to know them for what they are, and their methods of doing things [usually hidden], so that when they set up their world system at the end of this earth age in preparation for their father Satan's return.
Jesus said in Revelation 2 and 3 that of the seven churches of the end times, of our generation, that the only two that were acceptable to Him were the churches of Smyrna and Philadelphia. These two churches knew how to identify the Kenites, those who claimed to be Jews, but lied and were of the synagogue or family of Satan. These Oriental people came into the house of Judah when they were in captivity in Babylon, and took over the duties of the scribes and the priests. When the house of Judah returned out of Babylon to Jerusalem the Kenites controlled what would be written and taught in the Temple, that was the duty of the scribe.
I Chronicles 2:55 "And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez [Jerusalem, in her unclean condition]; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab."
These Kenites are not of of the house of Judah, but of the house of Recab, they are not Israelites, but Oriental as we learn from the Strong's Hebrew Dictionary, # 7014. "Qayin, kah'-yin; Kajin, the name of the first child, and of an oriental tribe:-Cain, Kenite (s)." The first child born in the garden of Eden was Cain, and he went to the east, to the land of Nod to get his wife. His wife was from the sixth day creation, and not from Adamic "Ha-adam" stock. We know from Ezra 8:15 that when Ezra was leading the "House of Judah" out of Babylon after their captivity, there was not one Levite amongst them, the of the over two hundred priestly families, they were all of the Nethinims or strangers [Kenites].
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."
This is important to know this for only the Levites were authorized by God to stand before the altar and give the sacrifices and offerings before God for the people, yet here we have these Orientals called "the Kenites" that have replaced "the sons of Levi" to go before God for the sins of the people. The churches of Smyrnia and the Philadephia knew who these sons of Satan [the Kenites] were and how to identify them, and those churches of today that can identify their type of teaching and traditions are the only ones that God is pleased with.
It was the children of the same Kenites of Ezra's day that sat in the temple and planned their murdering of Jesus. They plotted their mischief against Jesus Christ and they are the ones that cried out, "crucify Him" before the court of Pilate. Their traditions had replaced and subverted the teachings of God through the prophets, and that is why Jesus was unexcepted in His day. You will not understand what is going on today and the signs of the end times, until you can understand how they undermine and change the Word of God to make His Word void. This is why God excepted the Chruch of Smyrna, and Philadephia, for those churches know who, and what the Kenites are, and how they twist the Word of God.
This is why "the mind of the Kenites" are to keep the Christians, and God's People all wrapped up in the milk [salvation and baptism] of His Word, so that they do not come to the point of understanding any of the true meat from God's Word to grow by. This is why so very few minister of today could tell their flocks what the word "count" means, in reference to [6-6-6]. For to have that understanding is to have wisdom in our day. Again here is Revelation 13:18.
Revelation 13:18. "Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six."
"To count" is to know the system of the false christ and his children that go to make up that system. The man spoken of is Satan and the number representing him is six. The number 666 is not a number but comes from the Greek word "stigma" which is outdated today and not in use. It is a method of identifying the Kenites who are the smooth stones or pebbles worn smooth over a long period of time. It is understanding their methods of operation, for when you can identify their methods, you have identified every thing that they do and say. So when they set their systems up in these final days, making ready for their father Satan, you will not be taken in by their religious sounding words. When Jesus gave us the warning in Matthew 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21 He also warned us; "Take Heed that no man deceive you." That warning is aimed at you and I today.
Isaiah 57:7 "Upon a lofty and high mountain hast thou set thy bed: even thither wentest thou up to offer sacrifice."
Isaiah 57:8 "Behind the doors also and the posts hast thou set up thy remembrance: for thou hast discovered thyself to another then me, and art gone up; thou hast enlarged thy bed, and made thee a covenant with them; thou lovedst their bed where thou sawest it."
The "bed" is not something that you are going to sleep in, but it represents something quite religious. Today instead of painting the door outside and over the top with the Lamb's blood, which is to say the blood of Jesus Christ who became the Passover, Christians paint a substitute for the blood on the inside of the door post of their hearts. That Lamb's blood forces Satan the death angel to pass over you, and when something other then the blood is on the inside which is behind the doors and the posts, it means that they have turned back to heathenism.
This word for "bed" in the Hebrew text is a "couch" a "place for sexual joining". What it then is saying is that you enjoy the heathen religious experiences, and you have not saved yourself as a virgin for me, but you have given yourself over to another. This is exactly what Christ taught in Matthew 24:19; "And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!" Jesus expects you to be one of the ten virgins that remained true to Christ, spiritually speaking, right up to the moment of His return. Instead you have given yourself over to this first false messiah, and not only have you been taken in by Satan, but you are "giving suck" by nursing along his work. You have "enlarged your bed", whereby you are enjoying serving the work of Satan.
The subject of this verse as well as verse seven is the Word "bed", so let's take the word "bed" all the way to the prime in the Hebrew. Strong's Hebrew numbered dictionary records the number 4904. "Mishkab, mish-kawb'; from 4901, a bed (fig. a bier) abstr. sleep, by euphem. carnal intercourse: bed [chamber] couch, lying with." So lets continue with # 4901; "Meshek, meh'-shek, from 4900, a sowing; also a possession: precious price."
Lets now go to the prime for this word bed to see what God is talking about in Isaiah 57:7 and 8; Strong's Hebrew dictionary # 4900 reads; "Mashak, maw-shak', a prime root; to draw, used in a great variety of applications, (including to sow, to sound, to prolong, to develop, to march, to remove to delay, to be tall, etc.): -draw (along out), continue, extend, to forbear, handle, scatter, stretch out."
So lets try to understand what God is trying to tell us through His prophets, and what He actually said. The "covenant" that God is referring to here in this eighth verse is a little "marriage contract" that you have made with Satan, when you are lying in his bed, and doing the work of His world system to draw other to him. God is saying "Thou lovest their bed", you like crawling into Satan bed, and doing his work. "Where thou lovest it", is when you saw "Satan's manhood". When Satan's system beckens to you, in ignorance you will be drawn to him joyfully for your church house is training you to do so. Christians are suppose to be the "bride of Jesus Christ", yet most of them don't know the difference between their bridegroom, and Satan. It is a shame to see the biblical illiteracy that is going on in our nation and Christian nations around the world. Christianty today has made such a "large bed" for their religious orgies, that they are having in their play-house with Satan, and all of his forms of religious idolatry.
Isaiah 57:9 "And thou wentest to the king with ointment, and didst increase thy perfumes, and did send thy messengers far off, and didst debase thyself even unto hell."
This is still God talking to you and all the souls that live in the final days, through His prophet Isaiah. He is not finished yet with His disgust at those that would play the role of a whore, and expect to be part of Christ's bride. This word "king" is not in the upper case, but represents the "fake king" Satan. Satan will be the false messiah, the Antichrist.
God is saying that you did not come to me when you received the precious ointment, but you took those perfumes and really harloted yourself up so that you looked pretty and smelled real good when you partook of those evil acts with Satan and His system. It wasn't bad enough that you played the role of the harlot, but you had to travel far and wide to debase yourself even unto hell. Friend, when you fool around with the traditions of men and their false religious customs and teaching, you are debasing yourself unto hell, for that is what our Father thinks about it. It is a very serious matter for any church to present any form that goes against God's Word. Thank God for all the churches that do teach God's Word in the manner that it is to be taught.
Isaiah 57:10 Thou art wearied in the greatness of thy way; yet saidst thou not, "There is no hope:" thou shalt found the life of thine hand; therefore thou wast not grieved."
The word "life" used here is "soul" and its salvation. God is saying that out of your own mouth, you worked out your own salvation. It didn't come from me, because you left me out of it. In your mind you believe that what you are doing is saving your own soul, but in doing what you are doing, you are debasing yourself even unto hell. When you try to substitute any other thing or works to replace God's Way, which is by your faith and repentance through Christ's blood on the cross, you are only fooling yourself. You don't work out your salvation in some church house or social system that is involved in heathenistic practices that never gets around to teaching the whole Word of God.
Isaiah 57:11 "And of whom hast thou been afraid or feared, that thou hast lied, and hast not remembered Me, nor laid it to thy heart? have not I held My peace even of old, and thou fearest Me not?"
You aren't afraid or fear me, because you have lied to yourself, and have not even thought of my ways. God is asking you, have I been so easy on you from the very start that you won't even stop to remember my ways. You have forgotten that I destroyed the first earth age, and even when I told you in my Word of that destruction, you put it out of your heart and mind. Instead you play with your sexual orgies in the groves and the oaks, with all these other heathen religious forms and rituals and never get around to the study of my Word. This is a warning to our generation, that God is tired of being gentle, and the labor pains are here telling us of the birth of a new age that is upon us. God is asking, will I find a virgin wife when I come, or will they all be pampering themselves with the ointment and perfumes in Satan's religious orders.
Isaiah 57:12 "I will declare thy righteousness, and thy works; for they shall not profit thee."
God has declared that those so-called righteous things and works that you do and say will condemn you to hell. God has declared this in His book and that book is our Bible. If you are participating in those works and things of the false messiah it will profit you nothing. God keeps the records of who knows and who doesn't know, and what they are doing with what they do know of what is recorded in His Word.
God knows who is putting their spiritual armor on and in place to prepare themselves of the spiritual warfare that shall come shortly, and who doesn't care whether they are slain spiritually or not. Ignorance comes from Satan and is spread when people will listen to any preacher that squaks or dog that barks, without checking them out in His Word.
Isaiah 57:13 "When thou criest, let thy companies deliver thee; but the wind shall carry them all away; vanity shall take them: but he that putteth his trust in Me shall possess the land, and shall inherit My holy mountain."
God is saying, when you cry out to your church house, "save me, save me", then He is saying, let your congregations save you. They will give you their security of their fly-away doctrines but those empty promises won't save you. The "Wind" that shall carry them all away is the Holy Spirit. "Vanity" is a big puff of nothing, what they consider their salvation is nothing more than a figment of their imagination. These preachers that tell you "all you have to do is believe and that is it", will lead you right into vanity. If you do love the Word you will read it and find out for yourself the truths from it.
Our loving Father put His Word forth so that you can know Him personally, and know of His plan for you. There are no secrets that God is keeping from His children, if they will search the Scriptures for the truth. That understanding comes when you put your trust in God, and His Word, and then you shall posses the land, and inherit God's holy mountain. His Word when taught in your home will keep your children out of trouble, and gives purpose to their lives. The Word will strengthen you and set you apart from those that like to play church, and go whoring in other religious practices.
Isaiah 57:14 "And shall say, "Cast ye up, cast ye up, prepare the way, take up the stumbling block out of the way of my people." "
God is speaking here and saying that in that day before Christ's return, He will demand that all evil and false teaching is taken out of the way of being a stumbling block for "my people". God's elect will have the alarm sounded and they will all know exactly what is happening. The word "stumbling block" as used here is Christ Himself that became that stumbling block. He is a stumbling block because they think they know Christ, only they are ignorant of any of the signs of His return, but instead will accept the cheep immitation, the false messiah Satan, instead of waiting for the True Christ's return. By their lack of knowledge, and their acceptance of the rapture doctrine, they shall stumble and fall to Satan.
Isaiah 57:15 "For thus saith the high and lofty One That inhabiteth eternity, Whose name is Holy; "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also that is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite ones."
This is YHVH the Father asking you if you want to go there to be with Him. God will revive your crushed and contrite heart and spirit, and he will put the His Spirit back into your heart and mind when you allow Him to do so. Today there are many hearts and minds that are crushed and damaged by the false doctrine and traditions that is being peddled as being of God. When you turn to God and His Word for help, and seek repentance for your sins in Jesus name, His Spirit will revive your spirit, but it is you that must do the asking and the seeking. God is not going to dump Himself on you and force you to take what is against your spirit. That is why He gave you free will.
Isaiah 57:16 "For I will not contend for ever, neither will I be wroth: for the spirit should fail before Me, and the souls which I have made."
This is the reason that we are reading this chapter with such force. God is not always going to be so hard on them. It hurts God when people could care less about His Word, and the love that He has for His Children. We are suppose to be a pleasure to Him, for that is why we were created, yet people run around wondering why God has not blessed them. They don't deserve it, for with God's blessings come conditions, if(s) and when(s), and when you do one thing it causes God to react in a certain manner. Those are the blessings and cursings that are recorded Deuteronomy 28.
God made all souls and all mankind are His Children. All souls belong to God and God cares for each of them, but God will not force any of them, except for His elect to love Him for He has given each soul the right to chose for him or herself whether he or she will follow God or Satan. The reason that God will not always be angry, is that He will eliminate the things and evil that caused His children to be deceived. That is what the Millennium age of Christ kingdom here on earth is all about.
Isaiah 57:17 "For the iniquity of his covetousness was I wroth, and smote him; I hid me, and was wroth, and he went on frowardly in the way of his heart."
This is directed not only at the children of Jacob, but the people of all the races. All of them that chose to do their own way, to follow their own man made paths and go the way of their own hearts. God made them and He coveted their love, but they chose not to return that love to our Heavenly Father. They put even the thought of our Father out of their minds, and went their own ways, and it seems that they just cannot stop their evil ways.
Isaiah 57:18 "I have seen his ways, and will heal him: I will lead him also, and restore comforts unto him and to his mourners."
This is what the love of God is all about. God is telling you and I that even though they have sought after such wickedness, and gone their one ways, and turned their backs on His Word, He is going to restore them anyway. Even though they have followed Satan, the time is coming when God will turn it all around. God is going to lead all of His children gently and comfort them, and this time is at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. There will be millions of mourners that will mourn in deep shame, when they see what they have done in their marrying the instead of Christ, Satan. Those that signed that marriage covenant with Satan, and went to his bed with him. Their ministers, or dogs didn't bark loud enough to tell them that the false Christ comes first.
Those souls truly loved the Lord, only they were misled by their traditions and false doctrines, and the deeds that they did were in ignorance. Their ignorance brought on their shame, and when the Millennium age starts, they will all be changed from their flesh bodies into their new incorruptible bodies to live for the thousand years in Christ's kingdom. That is when the comfort and restoration will take place. However the salvation of these deceived souls will not come until after the thousand years of discipline and teaching is over, and they have been tested again by Satan, then they will be judged on the merits of their works of the Millennium age only.
Isaiah 57:19 "I create the fruit of the lips; peace, peace, to him that is far off, and to him that is near," saith the Lord; "And I will heal him."
It is going to take discipline, and the lips of God's Word to let you know that you had better straighten up, and get your act together. It is time to study God's Word enough to know the difference between what God wants and what your desires are, and your desires had better conform to God's. You had better be able to know what makes God happy and what makes men happy, and which one we are required to please. We are to please God first, and then afterward, if it pleases man, fine. The lips of God are given only in His Word through the prophets, the apostles and by Jesus Christ Himself. Those words are the only fruit that take priority in our lives.
Isaiah 57:20 "But the wicked are like the troubled sea, when it cannot rest, whose waters cast up mire and dirt."
This is when the sea is troubled and the white caps are whipped up to the point that everything on the bottom is brought to the surface. It is like putting a pig in a clean watering hole, and the first thing that she does is makes it into a mud bath. God is comparing the wicked and their ways and minds to this troubled sea, whereby all that they can do is make trouble for all those around them. If their is dirt around, you can bank on them bringing it up, and mixing it up until their is not an ounce of truth in it.
Isaiah 57:21 " There is no peace," saith my God, "to the wicked."
The wicked will never give you peace of mind, like we have when we rest in our Lord Jesus Christ. There will never be any peace in this world that will last as long as man is in the flesh. The one world system of today that tries to establish their form of peace politically will fail, and in its place will come a religious order that will be ruled over by Satan, with the help of the fallen angels, and established through his children the Kenites. Even the false peace of those wicked ones will only be for the five months period as recorded in Revelation.
Revelation 9:10 "And they had tails like unto scorpions, and they were stings in their tails: and their power was to hurt men five months."
The scorpions are the fallen angels that shall come to earth with Satan when Michael kicks him out of heaven onto the earth. We also know who this king that will rule over the world for that five months will be.
Revelation 9:11 "And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon."
That word for this king is "the destroyer" and we know that "the destroyer" is one of the names for Satan. Hebrews 2:14; "Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, He also Himself likewise took part of the same; that through death He might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil:"
Satan is death, and he is the destroyer, for that is one of His names.
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