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Humanity-transforming wisdom

First posted: May 30, 2015

 

This article is the sixteenth in a series of articles dealing with the spiritual events --- as prophesied by the Lord in Matthew 24 --- that are already taking place prior to the coming of the Son of Man. This article will share on the words spoken by the Lord in Matthew 24:30-32.

 

Index

A subtle resurrection

A destruction of tribe-protected fortresses

A cloud of favour

A generalised epi-synagogue

Accelerated Development

The sign of the fig tree

Tribal revelation

Breaking to unify

Hot time of definition

A time that is seized

 

 

 

A "subtle" resurrection

In Matthew 24:30, the Lord declares the following:

 

"And then shall appear the sign of the son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory" (Matthew 24:30)

 

The phrase "sign of the son of man" was translated from the Greek words semeion ("sign"), huios ("son"), and anthropos ("man"). Interestingly enough, these 3 words only appear in the same verse one other time in all of Scripture, in the following verse:

 

"For as Jonas was a sign unto the Ninevites, so shall also the son of man be to this generation." (Luke 11:30)

 

This means that the "sign of the son of man" is related to resurrection, since Jonah was as a man who rose from Death and Sheol when he emerged from the belly of the fish to preach to the Ninevites. This also means that the "sign of the son of man" speaks of a "subtle" resurrection, a resurrection embodied in a man who, by all appearances, looks as "normal" and "human" as the next man. Jonah did not appear in Nineveh with a "bright, blinding light" shining at his back, yet there was something subtly "unusual" about him, something that shook the entire city of Nineveh and prompted the Ninevites to mourn and lament as they heard Jonas' "simple" and "straightforward" message.

 

The "subtle" nature of this resurrection is also evident in chapters such as Luke 24 and John 20, where a resurrected Yeshua interacts with people who saw him as "just another person". This contradicts the traditional understanding of the matriarchal Church, which sees the Lord's Second Coming as a purely "supernatural" manifestation completely devoid of any participation by "natural" man. This is why the Church refuses to understand why Yeshua chose to say "the sign of the son of man" instead of "the sign of the Son of God".

 

Notice that the Lord speaks of the sign of the son of man being manifested in heaven first. Notice also that Matthew 24:30 does not begin by saying, "and then the tribes of the earth shall see the sign of the son of man in heaven". As described by the Spirit in Matthew 24:30, the sign is manifested in heaven first, and then the tribes of the earth shall mourn and see the "son of man coming in the clouds of heaven". This means that the sign shall be manifested in "heaven" (i.e. the spiritual atmosphere of the Earth) first, outside of the view of natural man. This corresponds to Jonah coming out of the fish's belly, which must have happened by a deserted beach while most people, including the Ninevites, were sound asleep.

 

A destruction of tribe-protected fortresses

In Matthew 24:30, the Lord speaks of the "tribes of the Earth" mourning. The word "tribes" was translated from the Greek noun phyle, which appears for the first time near the end of the following verse:

 

"And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration when the son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel." (Matthew 19:28)

 

Notice how this verse speaks of the "regeneration", when the "son of man" shall sit in the throne to judge the tribes. Hence, we can see the strong connection with Matthew 24:30 above. Notice also that this verse specifies the number "12" when referring to the tribes. As far as this writer is aware, the only number that is ever associated with the Greek or Hebrew word for "tribe" in Scripture is the number 12. Because of this, and because of the strong connection between Matthew 19:28 and Matthew 24:30, it is safe to infer that, when the Lord speaks of the "tribes of the Earth", He is speaking of 12 tribes.

 

As documented on Twitter, in late 2010, the Lord spoke to my heart and told me that humanity could be divided into 12 "racial groups" and that these groups corresponded with the 12 tribes of Israel (and that the 12 apostles chosen by Yeshua corresponded with the 12 tribes, and, by consequence, with humanity's 12 "racial groups"). Each of these "racial groups" has been endowed with different spiritual characteristics and are called to fulfil different roles on Earth. Because of the common qualities they share, members of the same group tend to form strong soul attachments to each other. When they do not operate in the Spirit, the strong soul communion that forms between them becomes a fortress on Earth against the dominion of the Spirit. As their common endowments degrade, they begin to foster deep and blatantly shameful character flaws that become "normal" and "justified" in their hearts as they see the other members of their tribe practising and defending those flaws. This is how these tribes become broadcasters and citadels of soulish falsehoods, dens where various types of evil spirits can hide and flourish, obstructing God's plans for humanity at every turn.

 

From the above, we can therefore conclude that the Lord is declaring in Matthew 24:30 that, when the "subtle" resurrection of the son of man begins to be manifested on a mission-critical scale, the spiritual fortresses established by each of the 12 "racial groups" on Earth will be shaken, and those who have taken refuge and validated their behaviour in them will realise that their time is up and that the protection from clear judgement that their behaviour has enjoyed for millennia is over. This is why they will beat their chest in lamentation in the full awareness that their time to pay up has come.

 

"12 And had a wall great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel: 13 On the east three gates; on the north three gates; on the south three gates; and on the west three gates. 14 And the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb." (Revelation 21:12-14)

 

The word "power" in Matthew 24:30 above was correctly translated from the Greek word dunamis. As we have shared before, dunamis speaks of the ability to do things, and, hence, to having the resources required to carry out things. This means that the resources that have been under the control of the 12 soul "tribes" will be transferred to those amongst God's people who will for once operate in the 12 tribes' endowments within the context of God's apostolic judgements. This is why the Lord declares that the ("12") disciples shall judge the 12 tribes in Matthew 19:28, Luke 22:28-30, and Revelation 21:12-14.

 

The word "great" in the phrase "great glory" of Matthew 24:30 was mistranslated from the Greek word polys, which actually has the connotation of plurality, i.e. a large quantity of items; polys is in fact the word from which English words such as "polygon" (meaning "many sides"), "polymath" (meaning "many learnings"), and "polychrome" (meaning "many colours") are derived. Therefore, the phrase mistranslated as "great glory" means that, as the "subtle" resurrection of the son of man is manifested, many glories, i.e. a wide and rich variety of glories, will be manifested in God's faithful judging remnant. These glories will reflect the glory that the each of humanity's 12 "racial groups" possesses, a glory that has been hindered and hidden by the soul. As the soul's covering over the Spirit recedes, the glory of the Spirit in each of the 12 tribes shall be manifested, judging the unrighteous elements in those tribes that has held that glory back.

 

A cloud of favour

The word "clouds" in the phrase "coming in the clouds of heaven" of Matthew 24:30 was translated from the Greek word nephele. Matthew 24:30 is the second time that nephele appears in Scripture, the first time being in verse 5 of the following passage:

 

"1 And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high mountain apart, 2 And was transfigured before them: and his face did shine as the sun, and his raiment was white as the light. 3 And, behold, there appeared unto them Moses and Elias talking with him. 4 Then answered Peter, and said unto Jesus, Lord, it is good for us to be here: if thou wilt, let us make here three tabernacles; one for thee, and one for Moses, and one for Elias. 5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him." (Matthew 17:1-5)

 

Notice how the passage above speaks of Yeshua manifesting resurrection glory, which once again correlates with Matthew 24:30. Notice also that, as the bright cloud overshadowed them, the Father made it very clear that He was well pleased with Yeshua. Therefore, we can say the "clouds of heaven" in Matthew 24:30 speak of the favour that God's remnant will be enveloped in. The Father will make it very clear who He truly favours. By contrast, the matriarchal leaders of the Church, who have always been seen as the ones "favoured" by the Lord, shall quiver in shame as the Father's disapproval of them is made evident.

 

A generalised epi-synagogue

In Matthew 24:31, the Lord declares the following:

 

"And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other" (Matthew 24:31)

 

A believer indoctrinated by the Church's eschatological parrots may be quick to shout "Rapture!!" upon reading the verse above. As you may have noticed during our study of Matthew 24, the Lord's prophecy about the end-times at no point mentions anything that hints of a "rapture", at least until now. Before reaching verse 31, however, the Lord has already spoken of great tribulation, tribulation so great that, were it not shortened by God, "no flesh would be saved alive" (Matthew 24:22). We have also seen how the Lord describes that tribulation as being endured by His faithful, by the ones who have been with Him all along, who will be betrayed by fellow believers during this time (Matthew 24:1-3, 9). This also contradicts the Church's popular belief that the tribulation is for the unsaved world and for the "backsliders" who did not "get right with God" before it was too late (as a side note, the presence or absence of "backslidden" believers after the "rapture" may vary by denomination). Hence, if Matthew 24:31 above is indeed a reference to the "rapture" that most believers are waiting for, it is coming a bit too "late". By verse 31, the continuous narration of the end times started by the Lord in verse 3 is basically over! Therefore, an intellectually (and spiritually) honest believer would have to admit that the Church's popular understanding on the rapture is flawed and inconsistent with what Yeshua Himself declared in Matthew 24. Does this mean that there is no "rapture"? The answer to that question depends on what is meant by "rapture". If by "rapture" you mean a get-out-of-tribulation card for believers and the literal disappearance of believers while they are driving cars down motorways, then the answer is a loud "No!!!". If, by "rapture", you mean some sort of event that you are willing to let God define for you, then the answer is "Yes".

 

To better understand Matthew 24:31, and to glean a better understanding of God's true "rapture", we must first consider the phrase "gather together" in the middle of the verse. This phrase was translated from the Greek word episynago, which is the verb form of the noun episynagoge meaning "gathering above". As we have studied before, the word episynagoge refers to the gathering of spirits that most believers rarely attend (if ever) due to the fact that they are mostly dominated by the soul. The natural church gatherings of believers is intended to promote and evolve the ongoing "episynago-ing" of believers in the spiritual atmosphere, but, due to the pastoral matriarchy's domination, "church gatherings" tend never to rise above the level of mere soul gatherings with some "spiritual overtones", like a cloyingly sweet dish that is sprinkled with a few pinches of salt so that it can be technically claimed that it has salt.

 

Therefore, we can conclude that the Lord is prophesying in Matthew 24:31 that, as the remnant's "subtle" resurrection becomes manifested, the episynagoge of the saints that was present during the days of the Primitive Church will be restored, signalling an end to the Church's multitudinous but fruitless soul gatherings.

 

The word "elect" in Matthew 24:31 was translated from the Greek word eklektos, which is derived from the prefix ek meaning "out" and the word lego meaning "to say, speak". The verb lego is the verb form of the word logos, which, as we have shared before, speaks of God's judgements. Therefore, we can conclude that the "elect" of Matthew 24:31 refers to those who are evaluated (i.e. judged) by God and who are found by God to not have "bowed their knee" to the pastoral matriarchy. Thus, passing this type of evaluation requires the willingness to embrace God's judgements, for that is the fundamental ingredient that gets eroded in believers' lives as they submit to the anti-judgement nature of matriarchal, Canaanite pastoring.

 

The word "send" in the phrase "send His angels" of Matthew 24:31 was translated from the Greek verb apostello, from which the word "apostle" is derived. This emphasises the judgement anointing in the angels' gathering, since, as we have shared before, the endowment most directly related to judgements is the apostolic endowment.

 

The word "winds" in the phrase "four winds" of Matthew 24:31 was translated from the Greek word anemos, which differs from another Greek word for "wind", pneuma, which is also the word for "spirit". As opposed to pneuma, the word anemos is strongly associated to the concept of emotional agitations, which explains its connection to the English word "animated" and to English phrases such as "animated discussions". As we have shared before, the emotions are the largest (and often the most dominating) part of the soul. Therefore, we can safely conclude that the word anemos has the connotation of an environment strongly controlled by the soul. The fact that the Lord speaks of "4 winds" refers to the 4 "spiritual faces" and how each of these faces has been contaminated and stunted by the rule of the soul in the affairs of men. Hence, the Lord is declaring that, in the latter days, the 4 spiritual faces will be liberated from the prison that the soul has kept them in, and they will finally be allowed to flourish amongst men in a generalised way.

 

As we have shared before, "angels" are, in essence, "soulless spirits". Therefore, we can say that the "angels" prophesied by the Lord in Matthew 24:31 refer to the remnant believers who have managed to fully break free from the pastoral Church and its soul matriarchy. These believers shall be used by the Lord to call forth the "elect" within (or on the fringes of) the Church system who have not bowed their knee to Jezebel, which will lead to the episynagoge of these believers in the spiritual atmosphere. As the elect "wheat" is gathered from the Church's tares, the gathered "elect" will finally be able to grow and blossom in their "angelic", spirit nature. As this happens, the barely-attended episynagoges of the remnant shall finally become populous and generalised.

 

Accelerated Development

The word "sound" in the phrase "great sound of a trumpet" was translated from the Greek word phone, which can also be translated as "voice", and is translated as such in Revelation 6:6 when the Spirit speaks of the voice that is heard during the black-horse stage. Therefore, we infer that there will be a strong black-horse anointing on the angels sent out by the Lord. On the other hand, the word "trumpet" in Matthew 24:31 was translated from the Greek noun salpigx, which is derived from the verb salos meaning "wave" and has the connotation of "quavering" or "reverberation". Therefore, we can say that the "trumpet" is spiritually related to earthquakes, which, in turn, are related to the green horse of the Apocalypse. Thus, we can conclude that the "angels" who will be sent out are remnant believers who have gone through the Death and Sheol of the green-horse stage. Therefore, the phrase "sound of a trumpet" speaks of "angelic" believers with a strong black-horse and green-horse impartation.

 

Due to the matriarchy's domination of the Church, the "angels" of Matthew 24:31 are forced to go through the difficult black-horse and green-horse stages in dire loneliness and for a protracted period of time. Having done so, they are able to accelerate the process for the "elect" whom they will call up. Just like the 11th-hour workers of Matthew 20:1-16, the "elect" will be able to receive their "penny" (their one-day's wage) in "one hour" without having to work the entire day like many of the others. As we may have shared in one of our videos, Matthew 20:1-16 illustrates the spiritual principle of sacrifice that accelerates the development of others, and as we have briefly shared in writing before, the 5 groups called to work in Matthew 20:1-16 represent the 5 ministerial endowments, with the first 4 groups representing apostles, prophets, teachers, and pastors (in that order). This means that Matthew 20:1-16 illustrates how our natural endowments carry with them life-long sacrifices that can allow others to operate in our endowments without having to bear the same burdens that we have. An easy way to illustrate this principle is to consider how a mathematician may have to endure through months or years of thought and exploration to discover and prove a theorem, after which his theorem and proof may be taught to maths students in just one hour. In that one hour, an attentive student will be able to grasp the principles and techniques that the original mathematician laboured to discover over a long period of time, enabling that student to apply those principles and techniques in other problems as if he had been the one who originally discovered them. In a sense, the student will have received in one hour an impartation that encapsulates all the effort and thought patterns that the original mathematician had to labour through for months and years in order to arrive at the theorem and its proof. This does not mean that the student will be devoid of any effort. He will still have to invest one hour of his time and mental effort to receive the same rewards that the original mathematician took "11 additional hours" to collect.

 

In the same way, the "angels" of Matthew 24:31 will be able to accelerate the "elect's" journey through the black-horse and green-horse stages. Having gone through those stages in dire loneliness (due to the matriarchy's oppression of the spirit), they will have paved the way for those in the latter days to be "caught up" quickly (i.e. "raptured") and "be with the Lord" spiritually. As a result, the "elect" will be able to grow through black-horse scarcity and green-horse death without the same torment and suffering that the original "angels" had to endure. This is the essence behind the "rapture" passage of 1 Thessalonians 4 that the matriarchal Church has so grievously distorted and misinterpreted. Obviously, there is much more depth to what the "rapture" really is. We began a concerted effort to share some of these thoughts in some videos posted between 21 May 2011 and 13 Nov 2011, but, for one reason or another, we were never able to proceed after the 10th video, and this writer personally believes it is in great part due to the spiritual barriers that the matriarchy and those who uphold it have put up. If the Lord allows it, we shall some day continue with that video series in order to share the spiritual details that Scripture lays out regarding the true latter-day "rapture". For now, we have no choice but to continue in the age of "Arrested Development" that America and the world fights so hard to remain in.

 

The sign of the fig tree

In Matthew 24:32, the Lord Yeshua goes on to declare the following:

 

"Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh" (Matthew 24:32)

 

To understand the meaning behind the verse above, we must first consider the meaning behind the "fig tree". Most eschatological parrots would be quick to say,

"The fig tree refers to the nation of Israel, and the fig putting forth its leaves refers to the re-emergence of the nation of Israel after 1800+ years of having disappeared; therefore, the verse above was fulfilled when the nation of Israel came into being in 1948".

 

In a general sense, this writer would dare to say that the eschatological parrots are right in saying this. However, it would be very naive to conclude that that is all that Yeshua meant when He spoke the words of Matthew 24:32 above. The reason why the matriarchal Church becomes so satisfied with such superficial interpretations is that they equate prophecy with the forecasting of literal, historical events. The matriarchal does not expect life from prophetic rhema, especially if that rhema is being read from a written page dictated by God centuries and centuries ago. This is why the matriarchal is more than satisfied with the stale bits of lifeless information that the Girgashite, eschatological parrots stuff into their mouths from passages such as Matthew 24:32. With absolutely no yearning thirst for more, matriarchals leave the Holy Spirit grieving as they move on to their next religious activity without realising the spiritual growth and expansion that they left behind.

 

What, then, was the Lord truly declaring when He spoke the words of Matthew 24:32? As we have briefly mentioned before, a close study of Judges 9:7-15 reveals that the fig tree is most directly related to the "Lion" face of apostolic wisdom and judgements. Therefore, we can say that Matthew 24:32 speaks of the sprouting forth of a special kind of wisdom on Earth, a wisdom that will begin to herald righteous judgements on Earth in a way contrary to what the anti-judgement pastoral matriarchy has promoted for centuries.

 

The word "tender" in Matthew 24:32 was translated from the Greek word hapalos, which is only used twice in Scripture, both times in reference to the "tender" branch of a latter-day fig tree. Interestingly, hapalos is very similar to the Greek word hapallotrioo, which is only used 3 times in Scripture to refer to people in a state of alienation (Ephesians 2:12, Ephesians 4:18, Colossians 1:21). Even though it is used in a negative sense to refer to people who, by their state of mind and attitude, are alienated from God, hapallotrioo and its strong similarity to hapalos illustrates a spiritual truth: The vessels who will be manifested as "tender" fig tree branches will be believers who have to endure a great state of alienation from the soulish, world system. Not fitting in because their state of mind is completely different from the world's, they will be more easily exposed to the mindset of God, thereby becoming filled with the sap of God's apostolic wisdom and judgements.

 

Literal fig branches become tender because of all the sap that accumulates inside of them. This is a figure of how the vessels who carry this sap will look "soft" and "vulnerable" to the world. Having no earthly authority, they will lack the visible strength and "credibility" that the matriarchal soul always demands as validation of the person's "spiritual authority". In a sense, these vessels will be like pregnant women whose lives become more difficult because of the fruit they carry inside of them. As these tender fig trees appear and their special wisdom is released into the atmosphere, it shall be a sign that "summer is nigh".

 

Tribal revelation

The word "leaves" in Matthew 24:32 was translated from the Greek word phyllon, which, interestingly enough, is derived from the word phyle meaning tribe, which we saw above. There is strong significance behind this. The word phyle appears 31 times in Scripture, 21 of those times being in the book of Revelation. These 31 appearances can be roughly categorised this way:

 

Category No. of appearances Verses

The 12 tribes of Israel in general

4 Matthew 19:28, Luke 22:30, Revelation 7:4, Revelation 21:12
The 12 tribes 1 James 1:1
Specific tribes or half-tribes of Israel 19 Luke 2:36, Acts 13:21, Romans 11:1, Philippians 3:5, Hebrews 7:13-14, Revelation 5:5, Revelation 7:5-8
Tribes of the Earth 2 Matthew 24:30, Revelation 1:7,
"Tribes, tongues, and nations" 5 Revelation 5:9, Revelation 7:9, Revelation 11:9, Revelation 13:7, Revelation 14:6

 

If we take the "12 tribes scattered abroad" in James 1:1 as referring to the tribes of Israel, we can conclude from the table above that the word "tribe" is used 24 (=4+1+19) times to refer to the tribes of Israel. This means that the "phyllon" leaves of Matthew 24:32 will have a strong impartation of the "God of Israel", which, as we have shared before, means an awareness of the (evangelistic) warrior and (apostolic) judgement nature of God. The fearsome God of Israel goes against the false soulish and effeminate "God" that the matriarchal Church heralds, which is the reason why the Church is so lacking in deep wisdom, given that wisdom is for judgements, and wisdom cannot be imparted to those who reject judgements and thus have no use for wisdom. By contrast, the tender branches putting forth "phyllon" leaves who are prophesied by the Lord in Matthew 24:32 will be exuding deep wisdom due to their recognition of the true and fearsome God of Israel.

 

The connection between phyllon ("leaf") and phyle ("tribe") also emphasises what we shared earlier on the destruction of tribe-protected fortresses throughout the Earth. As the soulish values of each tribe are exposed and shamed by God's judgement agents, the true and legitimate endowments of each "tribe" (i.e. racial group) shall be revealed and loosened from the shackles that the pastoral matriarchy has kept them in. This is why the Spirit of God uses the word phyle to refer to the "tribes of the Earth" and to "tribes, tongues, and nations" in the 7 appearances of phyle that are not directly related to the tribes of Israel. This is also why the vast majority (21 out of 31) appearances of phyle are in the book of Revelation. As the "tender fig branches" of Matthew 24:32 are manifested, the wisdom in them will come with deep revelations about the nature and endowments of humanity's 12 racial groups, exposing the evil that each group has harboured for centuries, bringing to light the calling each racial group is to fulfil on Earth.

 

Breaking to unify

The word "branches" in Matthew 24:32 was translated from the Greek word klados, which, interestingly enough, is derived from the verb klao meaning "to break"; klao is used in Scripture 15 times, every time to refer to the breaking of bread, and thus to communion; eight of those times it is used in direct reference to Yeshua Himself breaking bread whilst on Earth. This reveals the fact that, as the "tender fig branches" of Matthew 24:32 release judgements that break the soulish strongholds that keep tribes together but separate from each other, they will also enable a deeper unity between all the tribes of the Earth. To the superficial and stubbornly soulish, the judgements from these "tender fig branches" will appear "racist" and "divisive", but, as they expose the falsehoods and moral inferiority of each racial group, they will forge their true healing, and they will enable the synergetic communion between the 12 racial groups, uniting them in the Spirit in a way that the soul will never be capable of doing. This is why the last appearance of the word phyllon ("leaf") studied above reads as follows:

 

"In the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river, was there the tree of life, which bare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded her fruit every month: and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations." (Revelation 22:2)

 

Hot time of definition

The word "summer" in the phrase "summer is nigh" of Matthew 24:32 was translated from the Greek word theros, which is only used 3 times Scripture, all 3 times in reference to the summer being near as the tender fig branches put forth leaves. Interestingly enough, the word theros is very similar to the word theristes meaning "reaper", which is only used twice in Scripture:

 

"Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn." (Matthew 13:30)

 

"The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels." (Matthew 13:39)

 

Notice how theristes is used to refer to the time when the commingling of God's seed with the enemy's seed is finally made to end. Therefore, we can conclude that the summer of Matthew 24:32 refers to the time when the things of the Spirit will be separated from the things of the soul that have rendered them ineffectual. The matriarchal soul is quick to label things of the soul as "things of the Spirit" because of the inherent similarity between the two, especially when the things of the soul are given superficial spiritual overtones. Once the soulish things are disentangled from the things of the Spirit, God's people will finally be able to destroy the strongholds that the soul has made within the various "tribes of the Earth", thus forging a new era for mankind.

 

Understandably so, the word theros meaning "summer" is also similar to the Greek word therme meaning "heat", which is only used once in Scripture, in the verse below:

 

"And when Paul had gathered a bundle of sticks, and laid them on the fire, there came a viper out of the heat, and fastened on his hand" (Acts 28:3)

 

Notice how Paul first "united" the sticks and "laid" (epitithemi-ed, i.e. "established" in Greek) them on the fire before the viper came out and fastened on his hand. This is, in part, a figure of how the matriarchal soul works to sabotage the true unity that God wants to establish. This unity comes through the fire of judgements that disintegrates the "wooden temporalities" of the soul and allows believers to transcend into the eternal things of the spirit, just as separate pieces of material wood are converted into homogeneous energy by the fire. The matriarchal soul hates this, for it ends its dominion over the affairs of the men. This is why the (pastoral) snake came out against the judgements of the apostle and tried to establish control of the "hand", which, as we have shared before, can refer to ministerial service and to the 5 ministries.

 

Hence, we can conclude from the above that the "summer" of Matthew 24:32 refers to a time of judgements that will bring "uncomfortable" heat to the matriarchal soul, destroying its dominion and finally bringing a unity of the Spirit that ends the patchwork-quilt pseudo-unity of the soul. Through the heat of God's judgements, a separation of the rescuable from the non-rescuable shall happen, just as when the combustible sticks were separated from the non-combustible, slithering viper. It shall be a hot-by-judgements time of definition when the wheat is separated from the tares, and the tares are burnt in the fire.

 

"12 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? 13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness." (2 Peter 3:12-13)

 

A time that is seized

The word "nigh" in the phrase "summer is nigh" of Matthew 24:32 was translated from the word eggys, which is the same word used by the Holy Spirit in Romans 10:8, where it is also translated as "nigh":

 

"But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach" (Romans 10:8)

 

As we studied before, the word "nigh" in Romans 10 and Romans 13 speaks of the proactive seizing of the day by launching prophetic rhema in our apostolic-evangelistic angelic nature. In other words, it speaks of reaching out to seize what is "near" to us through angelic actions as we act in our spirit nature. Hence, we can say that the "summer" of Matthew 24:32 is a period that will be proactively brought about by those who long for it, especially when they become aware of its "nearness". This contrasts with the matriarchal understanding of an end time that simply falls on their laps as they go about their business, an "end time" whose only "judgement" hinges on whether the person was a "born-again" active church member or not.

 

The word "know" in the phrase "ye know that summer is nigh" of Matthew 24:32 was translated from the Greek word ginosko, which, as we have shared before, refers to "intimate, heart knowledge". This means that those who will recognise the nearing summer and seize it will do so because they have God as Lord over their hearts, meaning that they seek to have peace between their wills and God's will (since the heart is where the will resides). This contrasts with the matriarchal Church, which seeks after a mental understanding of the "summer" prophesied by the Lord in Matthew 24:32, as shown by their thirst for Girgashite teachers with literal, mind-bound, and lifeless interpretations of end-time prophecy.

 

{The next article is titled "The passing"}