Awake! – Part 3 – The Time is Now

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Psalms 102:12-13

But You, Adonai, are enthroned Forever ; Your renown will endure through all generations.  You will arise and take pity on Zion, for the time has come to have mercy on her; the time determined has come.   

The more I read God’s Word, especially lately, the more I see that every single word applies to either Yeshua’s (Jesus) first coming or second and mostly how they apply to both! His first coming was a determined time and so His second. This appointment He has set is set, immovable and definitive! Signs were placed in the heavens, seasonal changes in the earth indicate that the earth has kept up with His intention; the revealing of things hidden for these two marked off calender days blink like neon signs for those who are looking to Him. I can’t help but get the real sense that every time I look at a clock, I’m looking at Him! To even greater joy and delight, but with no small urgency as well, I hear Him saying, “I’m coming, I’m coming, I’m coming…SOON!” 

Psalms 93

Adonai is King, robed in Majesty; Adonai is robed, girded with strength; The world is well established; it cannot be moved.  Your Throne was established long ago; You have existed forever. Adonai, the deep is raising up, the deep is raising up it’s Voice, the deep is raising it’s crashing waves. More than the sound of rushing waters or the Mighty breakers of the sea, Adonai on High is Mighty. Your Instructions are very sure; holiness befits Your House, Adonai, for all time to come.   

Isaiah 41:4-5

Whose work is this? Who has brought it about? He Who called the generations from the beginning, “I, Adonai, Am the First; and I Am the same with those who are Last.”  The coastlands have seen and became afraid. The ends of the earth have trembled. They have approached, and now they come.   

Isaiah 43:10-13

“You are My witnesses,” says Adonai, “and My servants whom I have chosen, so that you can know and trust Me and understand that I Am He – no god was produced before Me, nor will any be after Me.  I, yes, I Am Adonai; I have declared, saved, and proclaimed – not some alien god among you.  Therefore, you are My witnesses,” says Adonai, “ I Am God. Since days began, I have been He. No one can deliver from My Hand. When I act, who can reverse it?”   

Isaiah 44:6-8

Thus says Adonai, Israel’s King and Redeemer, ADONAI-TZVA’OT (Lord of Heaven’s Army’s ): “I Am the First, and I Am the Last; besides Me there is no God. Who is like Me? Let him speak out! Let him show Me clearly what has been happening since I set up the eternal people; let him foretell future signs and events. Don’t be frightened, don’t be afraid. Didn’t I tell you this long ago? I foretold it and you are My witnesses. Is there any God besides Me? There is no other Rock – I know of none.”   

All of Deuteronomy chapters 32 and 33, are 1st and second coming prophesies! I say that with much trepidation, as I really don’t believe there exist a scripture in the entire Bible that isn’t. Yet I will put a few verses of these two chapters here, without specific identification so as to spur you to go and read these in their entirety yourself. 

They sacrificed to demons, non-gods, god’s that they had never known, new gods that had come up lately, which your ancestors had not feared. You ignore the Rock who Fathered you, you forget God, who gave you birth. 

“I considered putting an end to them, erasing their memory from the human race; but I feared/see (translated יראהyirah in hebrew meaningsee with anger, to make tremble with fury-) the insolence of their enemy, feared/yirah that their foes would mistakenly think, “We ourselves accomplished this; Adonai had nothing to do with it.” 

They are a nation without common sense, utterly lacking in discernment. If they were wise they could figure it out and understand their destiny. After all, how can one chase a thousand and two put ten thousand to rout, unless their Rock sells them to their enemies, unless Adonai hands them over? For our enemies have no rock like our Rock – even they can see that!      

“Rather, their vine is from the vine of Sodom, from the fields of Gomorrah – their grapes are poisonous, their clusters are bitter; their wine is snake poison, the cruel venom of vipers. “Isn’t this hidden with Me, sealed in My Storehouses?   (See John 15:1-6; Yeshua’s Words here are pointing directly back to this passage!) 

When he finished speaking all these words to all of Israel, he said to them, “Take to heart all the words of my testimony against you today, so that you can use them in charging your children to be careful to obey all the words of this Torah. For this is NOT a trivial matter for you; on the contrary, IT IS YOUR LIFE! Through it you will live long in the land you are crossing the Jordan to possess.   (This was current to the times of Moses, but pointing to the future, the crossing over the Jordan representing crossing over from this life to our eternal Life with Him forever).

Yeshurun, there is no one like God riding through the heavens to help you, riding on the clouds in His Majesty. The God of old is a dwelling-place, with everlasting arms beneath. He expelled the enemy before you and He said, “Destroy!” So Israel lives in security; the fountain of Jacob is alone in the land of grain and new wine, where skies drip with dew. Happy are you, Israel! Who is like you, a people saved by Adonai, your Defender helping you and your Sword of Triumph? Your enemies will cringe before you, but you will trample down their high places.”  (See again how these words apply to their present application but how they leap through Time to a future of fulfillment in Yeshua, 1st coming AND 2nd! Past, present and future !)  This is why it’s so very crucial to study, read, apply, and know Adonai through all His Word!  

There are a total of 17 words in Hebrew that are God and attribute Time to His Nature, and His alone!

Here are a few:

✡ ערי – ady – witness, till, until, a time, while, a repetition of time either definite or indefinite.

✡ ועד – w’ad – the only Son eternal, the Word eternal, advancing time, destination, target

✡ שנה – shanah – corresponding time period for a different planet, a year representing one revolution of earth around the sun, two, a repeating of the first or what was before, repeat, do something a second time, in the sense of changing seasons, again, generation.

✡ עלם – ulam – My Name is ancient, hide – obscured from sight, covered, unknown, ancient – as time hidden from the present.

✡ חלד – kheled – this world, this life, age, a passing through space or time. 

✡ עולם – olam – a distant time in the past or future, ever lasting, of old, perpetual, evermore, never, time, ancient, world, always, long.

✡ זמן – zaman – inevitable passing of events, measurement of quantity, time set aside, appoint, duration of time, 1st, Last, sleep, connected. 

Hopefully by now you can see, or rather perceive; that Time is not what we possess. That our days are numbered, before we came into physical reality here on earth, we were a true reality in Heaven. That we have been appointed for the specific time we are in, to stand out, speak, witness, repeat, point to, and live as if Time can count everything we think, say, do and stretch us out into eternity with what our witness says. Adonai is the Author of all things, He alone has seen every event long before they happened. Yet those who have gone before us, their lives are still speaking for Him or speaking for the destruction of His enemy. Either way our witness will shout out to eternity! This is why we don’t allow the stupid inclination of the enemy suggest we grow lazy, and resent Time. To see it as some small thing, not the miraculous gift we’ve been given; focused on what this world has to offer and growing ubtuse to the One who has destined our purpose to His glory! He deserves it! Insane thinking that says Life with Him will be boring compared to here and now in this, completely devoid of fulness, of all good things we have had but a small taste of here! So much better will things/Life be with Him should we choose Him! And not just choose to say we believe He exist, even the devils do that! No! We choose to pull everything, all thoughts, and therefore actions, all we are, all we desire into His instructions and Ways, that mark us NOW, as His! 

Job 36:22-26

“Look, God is exalted in His Strength; who is a Teacher like Him? Who ever prescribed His course for Him? Who ever said, ‘What You are doing is wrong’? Remember, rather, to magnify His Work, of which many have sung. Everyone has seen it, but humans see it only from a distance. Look! God is Great! Beyond what we can know; the number of His years is uncountable.   

I’ve mentioned in this blog before that it would be best if when reading the Psalms, that in most cases when the Psalms speaks of enemies to remember the psalmist is usually referring to those powers, and principalities of the air, the one who is seeking to devour, the enemy of God and his minions. For we are not at war with flesh and blood!  Even when we encounter other human beings that persecute us, these are under the power of God’s enemy, tortured souls, hence Yeshua’s instruction to LOVE our enemies, do GOOD to them! The power of Yeshua in our obedient action to do this, not religiously, but because He’s proven such power, such worthiness for us to give up “our rights” in exchange for the right to see Him face to face, really Live a real Life with Him, this is using our Time (talents) wisely. This is the power to save! We were all His enemy once. This is staying awake! Yes, indeed, it surly will mean suffering ridicule and coming soon, severe persecution to do so. The worst of the worst we may be spared, but not all of it dear fellow sheep! This kind of suffering is what shall mark us as His! Him, who came and suffered far more than anyone ever has since our ever will, Him who did this in vast measure, so we could identify in small measure with Him. Shall we count it an honor to whatever degree such things must happen? Knowing that He shall shield and guide us, be present with us, as He was with Daniel in the Lions den, Shadrach, Mishach, and Abednego in the fiery furnance. Shall we doubt Him now or ever – after so long a history of proving Himself true, right, and truly God?

To be awake, is to be on Time! On Time each minute for each appointment He has for us each day, and on Time for THE DAY we shall meet Him in the cloud, changed instantly into the Glory of His likeness in full! Awaken O Bride of The King of Israel, of Heaven and earth! Rise like the deep, rise up and become a mighty wave of the Image we are made in – Yeshua Hamashiach, Salvation is His Name! He comes! He comes again soon! Rise up to meet Him!

Hebrews 1:1-3

In the days gone by, God spoke in many and varied ways to the fathers through the prophets. But now, in the acharit-hayamim (end of days), He has spoken to us through His Son, to whom He was given ownership of everything and through whom He created the universe. This Son, is the radiance of the Sh’khinah (Manifest glory of God present with men), the very expression of God’s essence (image), upholding all that exists by His powerful Word; and after He had, through Himself, made purification for sins, He sat down at the Right Hand of HaG’dulah BaM’romim (the Greatness on High). 

Revelation 22:16-17

I, Yeshua, have sent My angel to give you this testimony for the Messianic Communities. I AM the Root and Offspring of David, the Bright Morning Star. The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come.” Let anyone who hears say, “Come!” And let anyone who is thirsty come – let anyone who wishes, take the water of Life free of charge.  
🔯 May the Grace of the Lord Yeshua be with all!🔯

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Mark 8:34-36

Then Yeshua (Jesus) called the crowd and His talmidim (disciples/followers) to Him and told them. “If anyone wants to come after Me, let him say ‘No” to Himself, take up his execution-stake, and keep following Me. For whoever wants to save his own life will destroy it, but whoever destroys his life for My sake and for the sake of the Good News will save it.”

Romans 13:1

Everyone is to obey the governing authorities. For there is no authority that is not from God.

1 Corinthians 15:28

Now when everything has been subjected to the Son, then He will subject Himself to God, who subjected everything to Him; so that God may be everything in everyone.

Ephesians 5:21,22,24

Submit to one another in fear of the Messiah.
Wives should submit to their husbands as they do to the Lord.
Just as the Messianic community submits to the Messiah, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.

James 4:7

Therefore, submit to God.

1 Peter 5:5-6

Likewise, you who are less experienced, submit to leaders. Further, all of you should clothe yourselves in humility toward one another, because
God opposes the arrogant but to the humble He gives grace
(Prov. 3:4). Therefore, humble yourselves under the mighty Hand of God, so that at the right time He may lift you up.

Submission.
It has become a “four letter word” as democracy has taken its many forms over time. Some due to the fact that it had been defined as “I have the right to abuse you” in layman terms. Sadly, mostly because we don’t like to submit. Those who live in democratic nations resist monarchies. Indeed all monarchies that has a human being as its “head” – not the Son of Man/Son of God – but a regular sin-filled human being have found themselves to be cruel and far from free. Hence why we love our independent nations. We get a vote or at least the right to “say so”. We have the option to break the rules or obey them. This is why God blesses this. He, too, grants such “freedom” – or rather let’s us choose without killing us on the spot should we disagree and disobey.

I’ve said it before here, and will say it again; though it is rather unpopular. Heaven is a Monarchy. God rules, end of story. Our say so is not needed. Our votes will not be cast. He knows all, made all, is all, and ever shall know more than any living creature…forever.

I asked two very precious people to give me their “take” on submission. Here are their responses:

Submission: give it up….not give up…give it up…”it” being whatever “it” is you think you have or want or need …you can give it up willingly or have yourself “beaten”(as in proven wrong every time) into submission… Either way you give it up…..
– Poppy

Submit by dictionary : to offer a conscent; decision ; present ; offer
Antonymn: resist
Since both the definition and the antonymn have depth in the word I wrote a couple definitions that are personal.
1. Calling forth all the energy of my soul both heart and will to stand in a place or circumstance where I trust the outcome as a place where I belong.
2. The word submission evokes the power of choice and relinquishment of will whether to good or evil or benign causes. It could imply force to be coerced with or without conscent and resistance to a circimstance or power of authority other than my own.

I choose to see it as a relinquishment of self in some form.
– Catherine

In Hebrew there is no word: submit. It is often interpreted as many words; go, obey, bind, wait, return, and subdue. The closest word in Hebrew to our Greek/English submit is subdue.
Ka-vash – to conquer and bring into subjection, bring under control. A close cousin to the word subjection.

Submission gets a bad rap because quite frankly it hits human pride between the eyes. When it comes to submitting to God it basically tells us we know nothing and creates space for us to see God prove Himself as far superior than us at every turn. We need only move into this space. It’s called trust. It doesn’t “come natural” to us to trust. Not mankind, not ourselves, not circumstances, weather, things, and most especially not a God who is so different than us and does things very contrary to our sensibilities. Yet this is the “cost” of admission into the Kingdom. God rules, oversees, calls the shots, makes the decisions and provides all we need. He doesn’t ask us what we think, though He delights to listen, His will is set, firm upon the outcome only He can see – our good and His glory. We like rather the thought of our glory and our good. Boy if only we all could get that what we call glorious and good is often the very thing we despise. Terrorist, having just bombed a bus full of children in the name of jihad consider their good and glory begotten. God says different. His glory and their good (both the terrorist and the bus full of children) are the only plausible outcomes of such events when they happen. We cannot understand that. Well, unless we submit to Him. Often our understanding has very little to do with submitting. I don’t submit to praising God for hard circumstances because I understand it – I trust Him, so I praise Him. I also share my hurts and fears and pain with Him, and He listens, comforts, and assures me though the events do not change. I do, but circumstances or at least appearances on the outside often do not. I die, He lives. I follow, He leads. I’m the created, He is the Master Creator. I know this will never change. Not even when I sin no more will I ever be God. All knowing, all seeing, all loving, all good – God, and Him alone will always be these, no one else as long as life goes on; in my case – eternally.

Those in countries that have monarchies as their rule will ‘ease’ into Heaven a whole lot smoother. They submit to God, once having found Him with a trust that those of us from independent nations must be broken in order to learn. This is truth, however unpopular or not.

Submission is a gift. It’s lavished in grace and fueled by the Holy Spirit in one having taken Yeshua as their Savior. Glory in this gift! Only by the doing of it can one truly know freedom!

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♡ Grace and Shalom in Yeshua the Messiah ♡

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