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The passing

First posted: July 26, 2015

 

This article is the seventeenth 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 24:33-35.

 

Index

Seeing and knowing

The "village" door of resurrection

Coming into existence

Corrupted manhood

Perverse = Hittite

∴ Crooked and perverse = Jebusite-Hittite => 5th seal

Transition by birthing

The judgement requirement

 

 

 

Seeing and knowing

In Matthew 24:33, the Lord declares the following:

 

"So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors." (Matthew 24:33)

 

The word "see" was translated from the Greek verb eido, which, as we have shared before, speaks of mental knowledge. By contrast, the word "know" was translated from the verb ginosko, which, as we have also shared before, refers to heart knowledge. Therefore, the Lord is speaking of a "translation" from things that can be understood with the mind to things that must be understood in the heart. In other words, the things that you "see" with your natural mind will stay there, in your natural mind, unless you realise that they must be "translated" into heart understanding, meaning that "these things" require a spirit of revelation, as when you unearth something that is hidden beneath the surface that the natural mind cannot comprehend. This never happens with the teachings of the Church's eschatological parrots. When they supposedly "interpret current events" or old prophecies in the Bible, they simply convert them from one series of inert mental facts into another series of inert mental facts. What does it benefit a person to read a passage of Scripture and "learn" that "Russia will someday invade Israel"? What does it benefit a person's spiritual growth to "learn" from an eschatological expert that recent advances in chip technology and the "mark of the beast" passage mean that we are about to be "forced to wear an implanted chip to make purchases at the local supermarket"? All that these "interpretations" achieve is to convert dead words into more mental, literal information. There is no revelation about new spiritual principles, no new awareness about God's nature, no growth as a son or daughter of God as a result of these pseudo-prophetic "analyses" of Scripture. After "absorbing" these stale interpretations from the eschatological parrots, the Church's believers remain as lifeless and spiritually stunted as they were before. Yet, the Church is more than satisfied with the parrots' meaningless information, for it makes them feel as if they are more "spiritually aware" and "prophetic" than they truly are in God's eyes.

 

Besides the principle of "translation", the presence of the verbs eido and ginosko also points to another principle. As we have shared before, the "male" ministry most directly related to the mind is the apostolic ministry, and the "male" ministry most directly related to the heart is the evangelistic ministry. And, as we have also shared before, angels are, in essence, apostle-evangelists. Therefore, the presence of eido and ginosko in Matthew 24:33 points to the need for believers to operate in both the apostolic and the evangelistic, i.e. as "angels", to not only perceive the end-times but also enable them. This is why the Lord also uses the word "near" in Matthew 24:33, which was translated from the Greek word eggys. And, as we have studied before, eggys is related to angelic activity that "seizes" the prophetic rhema that is nearby and causes it to be "instantiated" on Earth.

 

The "village" door of resurrection

The word "doors" at the end of Matthew 24:33 was translated from the Greek word thyra, which appears in all of the verses below, translated as "door" or "doors":

 

"And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed." (Matthew 27:60)


"And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it." (Matthew 28:2)

 

"And he bought fine linen, and took him down, and wrapped him in the linen, and laid him in a sepulchre which was hewn out of a rock, and rolled a stone unto the door of the sepulchre." (Mark 15:46)

 

"And they said among themselves, Who shall roll us away the stone from the door of the sepulchre?" (Mark 16:3)

 

"Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you" (John 20:19)

 

"And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you." (John 20:26)

 

"And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one's bands were loosed. And the keeper of the prison awaking out of his sleep, and seeing the prison doors open, he drew out his sword, and would have killed himself, supposing that the prisoners had been fled." (Acts 16:26-27)

 

Notice how all these verses are related to death and resurrection. Even the verses in Acts 16 are, since they speak of the experience that Paul and Silas had in Philippi, where they were arrested, severely flogged, and sent to the deepest part of the prison. A study of Acts 16 reveals that Paul and Silas went through a green-horse Death and Sheol experience in order to release life into Philippi, meaning that their exit from the depths of prison correlates with resurrection. This is why the Lord released them from prison through an earthquake, as was the case with Yeshua Himself when He died and was resurrected. Therefore, we can conclude from the verses above that the word thyra in Matthew 24:33 speaks of a door forged through green-horse sacrifice that releases resurrection glory when it is opened.

 

It is worth noting that the last 3 appearances of thyra in Scripture are in or around the messages to the last 2 Churches in the book of Revelation. The first of these 3 appearances is in Revelation 3:8, in the message to the Church of Philadelphia; the second appearance is in Revelation 3:20, in the message to the Church of Laodicea; and the last appearance of thyra in Scripture is in Revelation 4:1, the first verse immediately after the message to Laodicea:

 

"I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name" (Revelation 3:8)

 

"Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me" (Revelation 3:20)


"After this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up hither, and I will shew thee things which must be hereafter" (Revelation 4:1)

 

As we have shared before, the 7 Churches in Revelation are related to the 7 Spirits of God in a positive sense, and to the 7 "evil spirits" of Deuteronomy 7:1 in a negative sense. The Churches of Philadelphia and Laodicea in particular point in a negative sense to the Perizzite and Hivite spirits, which, as we have studied before, are the 2 "village" spirits. These spirits result from the perversion of God's Spirit of Dreams and Visions and God's Spirit of Prosperity. As we study in detail in a book, these are the only Spirits of God that are not directly related to the 5 ministries of Ephesians 4:11, meaning that they represent, in a sense, "wildcard" endowments that are not conferred at birth but are instead obtained (or "seized") if you adopt certain attitudes in your heart. This emphasises the fact that the thyra door of Matthew 24:33 requires believers who reach out and seize doors of spiritual opportunity, as opposed to those who simply wait passively for God's spiritual things to come to them. The fact that thyra's last appearance is in Revelation 4:1, one verse after the messages to Philadelphia, Laodicea, and the other 5 churches, means that what stands behind the door of Matthew 24:33 is the revelation of the Lord Yeshua on Earth, a revelation that will not simply happen by passive waiting.

 

The connection between this door and the 2 "village" Spirits of God reveals the fact that the ability to recognise and reach out for the door requires a certain "village-style" isolation from the "mainstream of things", a spiritual isolation that enables spiritual closeness to God and the awakening of an awareness and discernment that transcends the natural. This awakening cannot happen if you are comfortable on "Main Street" of "Soul Town". This is why the vast majority of the Church is so unaware of the door of Matthew 24:33 and what is required to enable its opening.

 

Coming into existence

In Matthew 24:34, the Lord declares the following:

 

"Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled." (Matthew 24:34)

 

As some of you may have heard at some point, the eschatological parrots have been quick to jump on this verse to predict a literal time for a literal return of the Lord. For example, many have asserted (for reasons that I do not recall) that, when God says a "generation", He literally means "40 years". As we have shared before, the eschatological parrots interpret the fig tree leaves of Matthew 24:32 as nothing more than a reference to Israel's rebirth as a nation, which happened in 1948. As a result, they immediately began concluding that the "end of the world" and "Jesus' return" had to happen in or around 1988 (=1948+40). As we all know, 1988 came and went without a literal "return" by the historical Jesus, which led many of the 1988 predictors to declare that 1988 did indeed mark the beginning of a new spiritual era, and that, from 1988 onwards, the Lord's literal return could happen "at any time". This writer does indeed believe that there is a spiritual significance to the year 1988 (on that year, my life went on a tailspin from which I have yet to fully recover), and, as we have shared before, This writer also believes that there is a strong connection between 1948 and the fig tree leaves of Matthew 24:32. In addition, this writer also believes that there is a certain validity to seeing a "generation" as a certain number of years. Yet, to see Matthew 24:32-34 as little more than a historical "year predictor" is to deprive Yeshua's rhema of its true spiritual relevance. Believe you me, a mental knowledge of a given year will do nothing to prepare you for it, and neither will it enable you to understand the nature of what God intends to have happen once that year does come. As a parenthesis, we recommend an article posted on www.vriendenvanisrael.nl, an article I stumbled upon today (20 June 2015), which certifies something we have shared in a recent article. As you read that article, however, please do so with a grain of salt, remembering that an understanding of Matthew 24 in terms of mental calculations and chronologies will do little to enable your understanding of the deep, underlying reason why Yeshua spoke the words of Matthew 24. A mental understanding of Matthew 24 will also take you down the path of foolish and irrelevant historical predictions, as that article does in some parts, leaving you with a whole lot of useless head knowledge that may make you a 5-time champion on "Religious Jeopardy!" but will do nothing to develop you as a son or daughter of the Most High God of Israel. Having said this, let us now endeavour to understand what the Lord wants us to learn from Matthew 24:34.

 

The word "fulfilled" at the end of the verse was mistranslated from the Greek verb ginomai, which literally means "to become, to come into existence". According to blueletterbible.org, this verb appears in 636 verses in Scripture, and its distribution is as follows:

 

Section of Scripture No. of books No. of verses

The 4 Gospels

4 300
Acts of the apostles 1 120
Romans & 1 Corinthians 2 70
Rest of Paul's epistles (11) 11 63
Hebrews 1 28
Other epistles (5) 5 24
Revelation 1 31

Total:

25 636

 

Notice how the word ginomai appears in 25 of the 27 books of the New Testament (in all books except Jude and 2 John). The verses that contain ginomai are greatly concentrated in the first 7 books of Scripture, where it appears in 490 (=300+120+70) verses (over 77% of the total number of verses), with the first 5 books including 420 (=300+120)) verses (over 66% of the total). This means that the appearances of ginomai are concentrated in the books that describe Yeshua's acts during His earthly ministry and the book describing the acts of the apostles immediately after Yeshua's ascension. This certifies that ginomai is spiritually related to people in action, i.e. people making things "come into existence" through their concrete spiritual actions on Earth, as opposed to people who are spiritually passive, waiting for God to make things happen (even if they seem "active" in the natural, performing a myriad of meaningless religious acts).

 

The high presence of ginomai in Paul's first 2 epistles (in order of their appearance in the New Testament) also has spiritual significance. Even though Romans and 1 Corinthians are by far Paul's 2 largest epistles, they contain less than half --- around 3/7 (42.8%) --- of all the verses in all of Paul's epistles. Even so, they still contain more than half --- 10/19 (52.6%) --- of all the verses with ginomai. As you may know, Romans is the epistle that most clearly delineates the Lord's outreach from the Jews in Israel out into the Gentiles, i.e. the nations of the Earth. 1 Corinthians, on the other hand, is the epistle that most directly deals with the Gentiles entering into spiritual things, operating in spiritual gifts and power, as shown by the fact that it is the New Testament book (along with Luke) with the most appearances (15) of dunamis, the Greek word for power, as well as being the New Testament book with the most appearances of pneumatikos, the Greek word for "spiritual things" (or "spiritual gifts", as it is often translated in the KJV). Therefore, the high presence of ginomai in Romans and 1 Corinthians means that, as God's believers carry out concrete spiritual actions on Earth, they will "bring into existence" the outbreak of God's Kingship into the nations of the Earth, enabling mankind to finally operate in the things of the Spirit as they break away from the grip of the soul matriarchy.

 

Interestingly enough, after 1 Corinthians, ginomai appears 115 times (=63+28+24) over 17 (=11+1+5) of the next 18 books. As we have shared before, the number "17" speaks of a manifested remnant, and the number "18" speaks of carnage and God's vindicating vengeance. All of this correlates with Psalm 115, which speaks of God revealing His superiority over the idols that natural religious man has wrought (v3-8), restoring and vindicating those who trust in Him (v9-14) and who were at one point mocked for trusting in the God of Israel (v2):

 

"1 Not unto us, O LORD, not unto us, but unto thy name give glory, for thy mercy, and for thy truth's sake. 2 Wherefore should the heathen say, Where is now their God? 3 But our God is in the heavens: he hath done whatsoever he hath pleased. 4 Their idols are silver and gold, the work of men's hands. 5 They have mouths, but they speak not: eyes have they, but they see not: 6 They have ears, but they hear not: noses have they, but they smell not: 7 They have hands, but they handle not: feet have they, but they walk not: neither speak they through their throat. 8 They that make them are like unto them; so is every one that trusteth in them. 9 O Israel, trust thou in the LORD: he is their help and their shield. 10 O house of Aaron, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield. 11 Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield. 12 The LORD hath been mindful of us: he will bless us; he will bless the house of Israel; he will bless the house of Aaron. 13 He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great. 14 The LORD shall increase you more and more, you and your children. 15 Ye are blessed of the LORD which made heaven and earth." (Psalm 115:1-14)

 

Psalm 115 ends with the following verses:

 

"16 The heaven, even the heavens, are the LORD'S: but the earth hath he given to the children of men. 17 The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence. 18 But we will bless the LORD from this time forth and for evermore. Praise the LORD." (Psalm 115:15-18)

 

Notice how verse 16 speaks of how what happens on Earth is the prerogative of man. Therefore, the Lord is saying in all of this that, as the restoration of the remnant is manifested, the sons of God will finally be in control of the affairs of man. The matriarchal Church is one full of naturally active but spiritually passive believers, soul beings that are convinced that their role is to get as many people as possible to repeat the "sinner's prayer" and attend church until God one day comes and restores the Earth on His own, without the participation of man. Since a person becomes a reflection of the "god" that he or she worships (Psalm 115:8), it becomes evident that the matriarchal Church is actually a worshipper of idols that, just like them, have mouths but do not speak, have eyes but do not see, have ears but do not hear, have noses but do not smell, have hands but do not touch. Just like their idols, the matriarchal Church sits spiritually still, convinced that they have no role in the final outcome of things. To them, the forging of God's Kingdom on Earth and the dethroning of fallen man is up to God and God alone. All they are called to do, in their minds, is to "hold the fort" and get as many people as they can to get "converted" and fill up their churches until the Lord rises from His throne and does all the heavy work that is required to renew the Earth.

 

It is also interesting to note that, out of all the books in the New Testament, the one with the "highest density" of the word ginomai is the book of 1 Thessalonians, where it appears in 12.4% of its verses (in 11 of its 89 verses). The rest of Paul's epistles have a ginomai "density" of 6.3%; even Romans and 1 Corinthians only have a density of 8.0% (70 out of 870 verses), despite their high number of verses with the word ginomai. This is no spiritual coincidence. As we may have hinted before, a close study of 1 Thessalonians reveals that it is a book about believers transitioning from the black-horse into the green-horse stage, meaning that it speaks to believers who transition into the critical phase where they become forgers of God's Kingdom, making it "come it into existence" on Earth.

 

You may have also noticed from the ginomai count above that the book of Hebrews by itself has a high occurrence of ginomai, where it appears 28 times. This is no spiritual coincidence. Out of all the epistles in the New Testament, Hebrews is the epistle that most explicitly points to the fearsome God of Israel. Therefore, we can safely infer that what will "come into existence" on Earth in the latter days is a manifestation of the God of Israel on Earth, a manifestation that has been stymied by the soul matriarchy since the fall of man, a manifestation that the pastoral matriarchy in the Church has fought tooth and nail against because it epitomises the rule of the "male" Spirit over the "female" soul.

 

It is also worth noting that the New Testament ends with a high number of ginomai verses: 31 in the book of Revelation. This emphasises the fact that what we are to "bring into existence" is the revelation of Jesus Christ (Revelation 1:1), which shall happen as the remnant of God are manifested, which shall, in turn, lead to the full-blown manifestation of God's nature from within man in a generalised way across mankind.

 

Corrupted manhood

In Matthew 24:34, the Lord speaks of "this generation" passing after "all these things are fulfilled". As we shared earlier, eschatological parrots reduce this part of the verse into nothing more than a chronological question, speculating on the number of years that a "generation" may represent. However, as we also shared earlier, the spiritual meaning behind that part of the Matthew 24:34 goes way beyond a chronological prediction of events (even when there might be some relevance to the "number of years" that a "generation" may represent). Therefore, to find the true meaning of the "passing generation", we must meditate on the words used by the Holy Spirit in the verse's original Greek text.

 

The word "generation" in Matthew 24:34 was translated from the Greek word genea, which appears 42 times in 37 New Testament verses (the number 42 coincides with the number of generations mentioned by the Lord in Matthew 1:1-17). After the book of Acts, genea only appears 5 times, the third of those times (its 40th appearance overall) being the verse below, where genea is mistranslated as "nation":

 

"That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world" (Philippians 2:15)

 

Notice how the Holy Spirit contrasts the "sons of God" with the present "crooked and perverse generation". The word "crooked" was translated from the Greek word skolios, which is only used 4 times in Scripture, the first time being in the following verse, in reference to John the Baptist and the spirit of Elijah (Matthew 17:12, Malachi 4:5-6):

 

"Every valley shall be filled, and every mountain and hill shall be brought low; and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough ways shall be made smooth" (Luke 3:5)

 

As we have shared before, the word "Canaanite" literally means "lowlands people". Therefore, we can say that, in a negative sense, the "valley" refers to the place where people abide spiritually when they submit to the Canaanite spirit. As we have also shared before, the word "Girgashite" means "clay dweller" and is the name of the spirit of earthliness that gets people to focus on earthly things, separating them from the spiritual things of God above. In that sense, therefore, the "valley" also speaks in a negative sense of someone living out a lowly, earthly existence, separated by an overwhelming distance from Heaven above. As we have also shared before, the Canaanite spirit emanates from a distorted pastoral endowment, and the Girgashite spirit emanates from a distorted teacher endowment, meaning that the Canaanite and Girgashite spirits correspond to the 2 "female" ministries. Hence, the "valley" represents, in a negative sense, the place where those under the pastoral matriarchy live, i.e. the huge hole that the pastoral matriarchy has carved out on Earth due to its exaltation of the soul and its rejection of God's "male" Spirit nature. Out of the 4 spiritual "Faces" that humans are to operate in, the "Man" Face is the one that corresponds to the pastoral and the teacher endowments, Therefore, we can say that the "filling up of every valley" speaks of undoing the damage that the pastoral matriarchy has done to the "Man" Face within humanity. The fact that every valley will be filled means that every aspect of that damage will be undone, meaning that it shall be a comprehensive restoration.

 

Evangelists distorted

After speaking of every valley being filled, Luke 3:5 speaks of every mountain and hill being brought low. As we have shared before, the word "Amorite" means "mountain people", and it refers to the spirit of pride and self-exaltation. Therefore, it is no coincidence that the phrase "brought low" in Luke 3:5 was translated from the Greek verb tapeinoo, which can be translated as "to humble", and is translated as such in verses such as Philippians 2:8 and James 4:10. Thus, bringing every mountain and hill low speaks of tearing down the Amorite spirit of pride. As we have shared before, the Amorite spirit emanates from a distortion of the evangelistic endowment and the "Ox" Face. Therefore, we can conclude that the Lord is speaking about the restoration of the evangelistic endowment and the "Ox" Face in humanity. The Amorite strongholds in the air shall be brought down, and they shall be replaced by the evangelistic strongholds of God's people that will enlarge the Kingship of God across the Earth.

 

Having said the above, a question still remains: Why did the Lord speak of hills being brought low as well, since "mountains" seemed to be enough to portray the Amorite spirit? To answer this question, we have to consider the word "hill" itself, which was translated from the Greek word bounos. Interestingly enough, the only other verse in all of Scripture besides Luke 3:5 that uses bounos appears 20 chapters later:

 

"Then shall they begin to say to the mountains, Fall on us; and to the hills, Cover us." (Luke 23:20)

 

Yeshua spoke the words above in reference to the judgement that would befall Jerusalem for having turned against God's chosen (and, in particular, against God's green-horse riders, as shown by the verse that follows). Notice that God's enemies plead to the hills to cover them from God's judgement. This points to the "pastoral shield" that unrighteous matriarchal pastors raise up to cover people from judgements due to their Canaanite, anti-judgement nature. The natural appeal of the Canaanite anti-judgement message is what allows the matriarchal pastors' queendom to grow and grow. As they offer a fortress, a tower of refuge from judgements, people flock to them all the more, remaining loyal to their "loving protectors". This leads to the rise of formidable strongholds that enable unrighteousness and hinder the spiritual growth of all who come under their shadow. Thus, by mentioning both "mountains" and "hills" in Luke 3:5, the Spirit of God was pointing to the fall of the Amorite strongholds on Earth and to how their presence has been enabled by the pastoral matriarchy on Earth. As every type of these strongholds falls, the evangelistic "Ox" Face in humanity will be restored.

 

Apostles distorted

After speaking of the "mountains" and the "hills", the Spirit prophesies in Luke 3:5 that the "crooked shall be made straight". The word "straight" was translated from the Greek word euthys, which is derived from the prefix eu meaning "good" and the verb tithemi meaning "to set, to lay down, to establish". As we have shared before, the ministry most directly related to the laying or establishing of foundations is the apostolic ministry, which is also the one most directly related to the laying down of "good" things, since the apostolic endowment is one of judgements, and judgements are needed to determine what is "good" and to transform something from "bad" to "good". As we have shared before, the Jebusite spirit emanates from a distortion of the apostolic endowment, meaning that, instead of establishing "straight" paths and foundations, the Jebusite spirit establishes crooked paths and foundations through destructive and unprofitable laws and judgements that are birthed in the soul and not the Spirit. Thus, when the Spirit prophesies that the "crooked shall be made straight", He is declaring that the destructive work done by the Jebusite spirit will be undone, allowing for the flourishing within humanity of the apostolic endowment and the "Lion" Face that it is associated to.

 

Having considered the above, some may wonder: How can the Jebusite spirit of wrong, legalistic judgements thrive in a pastoral-matriarchy environment, given that matriarchal pastors are inherently anti-judgement? The answer is related to the basic lunacy of being anti-judgement: Judgements are inherently inevitable. If you declare that "it is wrong to judge others", you are automatically establishing a (Canaanite-Jebusite) law that judges anyone who makes judgements, condemning that person as someone who is "acting in an unacceptable way". Since Canaanites abhor right-handed, objective, mind-centric logic, the inevitable judgements that ensue under their reign become very subjective, emotion-based, and totally lacking in common sense. Since Canaanites cannot operate with logic and facts (due to their abandonment of right-handed apostolic judgements), they must resort to social, external, emotional pressure that threatens those it deems as "guilty" with the worst punishment for a Canaanite: excommunication, i.e. being ostracised and cut short from the "all-important" soul communion from which all Canaanites derive their identity and self-worth. Canaanites cannot promote a compliance from within because they cannot present objective facts that will lead the hearer to accept their judgement. Instead, they must resort to external pressure that uses emotions to get people to shut off their minds and blindly accept their verdicts. Since those verdicts are founded on feelings, those who eventually embrace Canaanite judgements in order to preserve their place in the "social clan" become dominated by their emotions, and they begin to emanate judgements of their own that deem something as "acceptable" based on whether it hurts their souls' feelings or makes their souls "feel good", instead of making judgements based on objective facts and external reality.

 

Because of all of the above, this writer has learnt that there is a subtle way to distinguish between Godly wisdom and Jebusite "wisdom". As "threshers", Jebusites are prone to applying external pressure that feels like a crowd trying to barge in on you and push you to do their will (like the crowd described in Genesis 19:4-9). By contrast, when the Holy Spirit speaks wisdom from above, it is more like a "silent" but steady voice that is birthed from within. Even when you may not know all the facts, there is something deep inside that testifies to the veracity of what you are hearing. Canaanite-Jebusite "wisdom" uses emotional pressure, and it prompts you to consider superficial facts, appealing to your emotions in order to quell any urge to dig deeper, beyond the superficial facts (or pseudo-facts) put in front of you. Said another way, the enforcers of Canaanite-Jebusite "wisdom" act like dishonest used-car salesmen who apply emotional pressure on you, pulling your emotional strings and presenting superficial facts and lies in order to get you to sign the contract before you can have time to mull it over and discover more truth about the car you are being sold. The distinction between external pressure from the enemy and internal conviction from the Spirit can at times be difficult to discern, but, once you become aware of the external/internal distinction, it is easier to tell them apart.

 

As a parenthesis, it is also worth mentioning that Canaanite-Jebusite "wisdom" also relies on a clever technique to establish itself in the souls of people: The redefinition of terms. By its very nature, the apostolic endowment is one of "definitions". Said another way, apostles are prone to creating terminology, defining new terms to describe reality, just as a mathematician does when he or she defines new terms and then uses them in new theorems and to define additional terms. Therefore, when the apostolic endowment is corrupted and becomes (Canaanite-)Jebusite, it is also prone to taking existing terms and artificially redefining them to fit their agenda. This is how the word "gay", for example, has gone from describing something "joyful" and "carefree" to describing sordid acts where parts of the body intended to contain and evacuate faecal matter are violated for depraved and dehumanising purposes. Given that the clinical depression, excessive multi-partner depravity, and literal soiling of one's most private parts that come with the homosexual lifestyle is too gory and dispiriting to be considered "good", it became of the essence to re-label it with a term that would denote the very opposite. Through social pressure, the Jebusite spirit has forced people to embrace the new term and use it to artificially overshadow the reality that people would otherwise be aware of.

 

Besides the metaphysical impossibility of banning judgements, there is another "practical" reason why anti-judgement Canaanites find a need to "hire" the services of judgemental Jebusites. When judgements are removed, laws become irrelevant, and, when laws become irrelevant, anarchy inevitably ensues. This means that, in order for Canaanites to have any semblance of a "stable" queendom, they are eventually forced to embrace the judgement structures that Jebusites are capable of establishing. These Canaanite-Jebusite judgement structures ruthlessly excoriate and shame anyone who dares to challenge the socially-accepted "wisdom". One thing that is quickly evident after interacting with Jebusites is that they have little patience for cogent and nuanced analyses of facts and principles. Instead, their reaction, which stems from their alliance with the pastoral matriarchy, quickly devolves into intense emotional rage, quick regurgitation of their views, and instant shaming through derogatory labels and simplistic caricaturising of their opponents' views and their character.

 

Distorted prophets

Now that we have studied the first 3 parts of Luke 3:5, the question becomes, What does the phrase "the rough ways shall be made smooth" represent? The word "rough" was translated from the Greek word trachys, which only appears one other time in all of Scripture, in the following verse, translated as "rocks":


"Then fearing lest we should have fallen upon rocks, they cast four anchors out of the stern, and wished for the day" (Acts 27:29)

 

Notice how the word trachys is used above to describe something that can destroy a vessel (in this case, a ship), causing chaos upon it, destroying its structures. As we have shared before, a "vessel", in a negative sense, speaks of Girgashite structures of containment, and the endowment that Girgashites have the most direct contention with is the prophetic endowment, due to its inherent defiance of established traditions and paradigms. Therefore, we can say that, in a positive sense, trachys would point to the prophetic endowment, and, in a negative sense, to the Hittite spirit, which, as we have said before, emanates from a distorted prophetic endowment. The Hittite spirit is one of unrighteous chaos, destroying righteous teachings and traditions and triggering the unnecessary spilling of emotions previously contained in righteous vessels. In that sense, therefore, both the Hittite spirit and the prophetic endowment act like the rocks described in Acts 27:29 above, violently shattering vessels. When it is done by the Hittite spirit, however, the shattering causes purposeless chaos with no spiritual benefit in it. Thus, we can conclude that the "rough ways" mentioned in Luke 3:5 refer to the distortion that the soul matriarchy causes upon the prophetic "Eagle" Face in humanity.

 

The connection between the Hittite, the prophetic, and the word trachys is further reinforced by the word "way" in the phrase "rough ways" of Luke 3:5, which was translated from the word hodos, a word that appears in almost 100 verses of Scripture and has various spiritual layers of meaning. Its first 3 appearances are below:

 

"And being warned of God in a dream that they should not return to Herod, they departed into their own country another way" (Matthew 2:12)

 

"For this is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight" (Matthew 3:3)

 

"The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles" (Matthew 4:15)

 

Notice how the first appearance of hodos is in the context of a dream to warn the wise men of danger and to prevent them obeying the king's orders, all of which points to the prophetic endowment, which allows you to peer past the visible and will at times prompt you to disrespect human authority. The second verse above, Matthew 3:3 (where hodos is translated as "paths"), is also related to the prophetic endowment, as evidenced by its direct reference to the prophet Isaiah and what God prophesied through him. The third verse above, Matthew 4:15 (where hodos is translated as "way"), is also in reference to what the prophet Isaiah spoke regarding the coming of the Lord (as explicitly indicated in the preceding verse, Matthew 4:14), which shows yet again the word hodos being spoken in the context of the prophetic endowment. Matthew 4:15's connection to the prophetic endowment is further emphasised by its reference to the "sea" and to the nations of the Earth (i.e. the "Gentiles"), which, as we have studied before, points to the prophetic-pastoral green horse of the Apocalypse.

 

Now that we have determined that the "rough ways" (trachys hodos) of Luke 3:5 refer to the prophetic operations that have been perverted by the Hittite spirit, we must now consider the meaning behind the prophecy that they shall be "made smooth". The word "smooth" was translated from the Greek word leios, which only appears once in all of Scripture. To get a better sense of the word "smooth", therefore, we must consider the original Hebrew passage that is quoted in Luke 3:5, found in Isaiah 40:4. There, the original word for "smooth" is biqah, which is used in multiple passages to refer to a "plain". Therefore, it has the connotation of something that has been made level, with all of its rough or jagged edges smoothed out; thus, biqah speaks of fluidity of movement, as when rough terrain has been levelled in order to build a highway over which cars can travel with ease:


"I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water." (Isaiah 41:18)

[The word "valleys" was translated from biqah. Notice how it is used to speak of fountains flowing freely, which speaks of the prophetic anointing flowing with freedom.]

 

It is also worth noting that biqah is also used to speak of a place where the glory of God is manifested, meaning that, at its highest sense, it speaks of a place where the glory of God is manifested as the prophetic anointing flows smoothly on Earth through God's remnant:

 

"As a beast goeth down into the valley, the Spirit of the LORD caused him to rest: so didst thou lead thy people, to make thyself a glorious name" (Isaiah 63:14)

[The word "valley" was translated from biqah]

 

"Then I arose, and went forth into the plain: and, behold, the glory of the LORD stood there, as the glory which I saw by the river of Chebar: and I fell on my face" (Ezekiel 3:23)

[The word "plain" was translated from biqah]

 

"And, behold, the glory of the God of Israel was there, according to the vision that I saw in the plain" (Ezekiel 8:4)

[The word "plain" was translated from biqah]

 

"Male" Faces distorted

From all of the above, we can conclude that the prophetic word in Luke 3:5 speaks of the restoration of the damage done by the pastoral matriarchy to each of the 4 spiritual faces that man is supposed to operate in:

 

Portion of

Luke 3:5

Distorting spirit(s) Distorted endowment(s) restored Distorted Spiritual Face restored
Every valley shall be filled Canaanites/Girgashites Pastor/Teacher Man
Every mountain and hill shall be brought low Amorites Evangelist Ox
The crooked shall be made straight Jebusites Apostle Lion
The rough ways shall be made smooth Hittites Prophet Eagle

 

∴ Crooked = Jebusite

Thus, we can safely conclude from our trek into Luke 3:5 that the word skolios, translated as "crooked" in Luke 3:5, refers to the Jebusite spirit and its distortion of the apostolic endowment of judgements and righteousness. This is certified when one considers Acts 2:40 and 1 Peters 2:18, the only verses outside of Luke 3:5 and Philippians 2:15 where skolios is used. This means that, when the Spirit speaks of a "crooked generation" in Philippians 2:15, He is referring to a generation distorted by the Jebusite spirit.

 

Perverse = Hittite

Now that we have a better understanding of the meaning behind the word "crooked" in Philippians 2:15, the question then becomes, What does the word "perverse" in the phrase "crooked and perverse generation" mean? The word "perverse" in Philippians 2:15 was translated from the Greek verb diastrepho, which only appears 7 times in Scripture. The 3rd time it is used (its last appearance within the 4 Gospels) is in the following verse, where it is translated as "perverting":

 

"And they began to accuse him, saying, We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to give tribute to Caesar, saying that he himself is Christ a King" (Luke 23:2)

The word "nation" was translated from the Greek word ethnos, which, as we have studied before, speaks of a body of teachings that are transmitted from one generation to the next. Hence, the one accusing Yeshua in the verse above spiritually used the word diastrepho ("perverting") in the context of an attack against teachings. As we have studied before, there is an inherent antagonism between the prophetic endowment and the teacher endowment when one of them is corrupted; Girgashite teachers constantly clash with righteous prophets, and Hittite prophets constantly clash with righteous teachers. Therefore, we can say that the speaker in Luke 23:2 is accusing Yeshua of Hittite behaviour. This is further emphasised by the accusation that Yeshua was instigating rebellion against Caesar, since prophets (both Hittite and righteous ones) are prone to defying powerful human authority.

 

After Luke 23:2, the next 2 appearances of diastrepho are in verses 8 and 10 of the following passage:

 

8 But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith. 9 Then Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him, 10 And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?" (Acts 13:8-10)

[The Greek verb diastrepho was translated as "turn away" in verse 8 and as "pervert" in verse 10]

 

Notice how the Holy Spirit associates diastrepho with the actions of a sorcerer. Spiritually speaking, the spirit most directly related to sorcery is the Hittite spirit due to sorcery's connection to the occult (i.e. the hidden things of the enemy) and to its emphasis on the extraction of raw power from the spirit realm. Notice also how the Holy Spirit describes Elymas as being "full of subtilty and mischief", which correlates with the deceitful nature of the Hittite spirit. Elymas' Hittite nature is further emphasised by the phrase "for so is his name by interpretation" (v8). The need to "interpret" his name speaks of the need to reveal something that is hidden, which yet again points to the Hittite spirit of stealth. The fact that the Holy Spirit added this phrase does point to a spiritual principle: Hittites need to be pulled up from behind their invisibility cloak. They need to be called out by name and to have their actions loudly exposed, just as Paul did whilst full of the Holy Spirit (v9).

 

After Acts 13, diastrepho is only used once more before Philippians 2:15, after which it does not appear again. In its second-to-last appearance, diastrepho is translated as "perverse things":

 

"Also of your own selves shall men arise, speaking perverse things, to draw away disciples after them" (Acts 20:30)

 

The word "disciples" was translated from the Greek word mathetes, which speaks of a person who sits at the foot of a teacher to learn from that person. Therefore, we can say that diastrepho is used in Acts 20:30 in the context of someone who is spiritually attacking the teacher endowment, which points to Hittite prophets in a negative sense (and righteous prophets in a positive sense).

 

∴ Crooked and perverse = Jebusite-Hittite => 5th seal

From all of the above, we can conclude that the phrase "crooked and perverse generation" (skolios and diastrepho-ed generation) speaks of a generation corrupted by the Jebusite (skolios) and Hittite (diastrepho) spirits. Hence, it speaks of a people who have allowed the matriarchy of the "female" soul to corrupt the way in which they operate in the "male" endowments of apostle (turning it Jebusite) and prophet (turning it Hittite).

 

As we saw earlier, the word "generation" in the phrase "crooked and perverse generation" of Philippians 2:15 was translated from the Greek word genea, which is etymologically related to the English word "gene". Hence, it has the connotation of a "gene pool" whose population multiplies with the passing of time. Therefore, we can safely say that, in the context of the phrase "crooked and perverse generation" of Philippians 2:15, the word "generation" subtly points to the evangelistic endowment, which is the endowment most directly related to multiplication. This means that the phrase "crooked and perverse generation" points to how the soul matriarchy has nullified the righteous exercise of the 3 "male" endowments of apostle, prophet, and evangelist, causing them to be replaced by the Jebusite spirit ("crooked" apostleship), the Hittite spirit ("perverse" propheticness), and an Amorite (corrupted-evangelist) expansion and multiplication of a fallen human nature that serves the purposes of the soul, not the Spirit. This crooked and perverse generation is the generation that will not pass until all the things described in Matthew 24:1-33 come into existence.

 

As we shared earlier, the word "fulfilled" in the phrase "This generation shall not pass till all these things be fulfilled" of Matthew 24:34 was mistranslated from the verb ginomai meaning "to come into existence". This verb is related to genea, the word for "generation". Therefore, the Lord is declaring in Matthew 24 that God's remnant are to bring into existence a new Spirit-centric, last-Adam generation that will terminate the current soul-centric, first-Adam generation.

 

The fact that the phrase "crooked and perverse" in Philippians 2:15 points to the Jebusite and Hittite spirits has another spiritual significance. As we saw earlier, the matriarchal soul system that this generation is under is forced to resort to Jebusite judgements to ...

  1. ... fulfil the inevitable need for judgements,

  2. ... vitriolically punish those who oppose it, and

  3. ... establish some semblance of a workable order.

The matriarchal soul system must also resort to Hittite operations to ...

  1. ... fulfil man's emotional need for the prophetic,

  2. ... torture those who come against it, and

  3. ... generate some measure of spiritual power to maintain itself

Man was created to operate as a "male" spirit being, and not just as a "female" soul being with a supporting "male" spirit. Therefore, when man operates pre-eminently as a soul, a spiritual vacuum is created that is eventually filled by the distortion of the "male" endowments of apostle (by the Jebusite spirit) and prophet (by the Hittite spirit). Therefore, as the remnant's work begins to expose the "soulishness" and inherent "female" weakness of the current system, the Jebusite and Hittite spiritual forces working behind the scenes will become more and more evident. Given that these spirits need for the soul system to remain strong in order to continue their influence in the affairs of man, they will aggressively attack all those who are making their demise imminent, especially because of the "male" nature of their distorted endowments (which makes them proactive rather than passive). Therefore, it is no coincidence that, during the 5th-seal period, these are the two spirits that unleash their strongest attack on the remnant, all in the hopes of giving the soul matriarchy an opportunity to recover from the lethal and devastating spiritual damage inflicted by the remnant during the first 4 seals. Those of you who have gone through green-horse death and are in the midst of 5th-seal hibernation know what it means to live under constant assault from the ("crooked") Jebusite and ("perverse") Hittite spirits. In the midst of the attacks, do rest in the truth that the damage you have inflicted on the matriarchy is irremediable and that the spirits attacking you will soon see their end because of your work.

 

Unbeknownst to most believers, the book of Revelation, the 66th and last book of Scripture, ends with a 22nd chapter in 5th-seal, "waiting" mode, even after describing the 7 seals and the full regeneration process of man throughout the first 21 chapters. Interestingly enough, the Spirit placed the following verse exactly in the middle of chapter 22:


"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." (Revelation 22:11)

 

The verse above reveals that, during the 5th-seal stage, it will seem as if the matriarchal enemy, "recovering" from its mortal wound (Revelation 13:3), is "getting away with murder" and having its way. The "unjust" in the verse above are the Jebusites who claim to be apostolically righteous and who go around applying their corrupted brand of judgements and justice. The "filthy" in the verse above are the Hittites who claim to be flowing prophetically but who are actually going around pouring their waters tainted with deceit and sacrilege (the word "filthy" above was translated from the Greek word rhypaino, which is similar to the word rhysis that is used to refer to inappropriate menstrual flow).

 

Transition by birthing

The word "pass" in the phrase "This generation shall not pass" of Matthew 24:34 was translated from the Greek verb parerchomai, which happens to appear in the following verse, translated as "pass away":


"Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new" (2 Corinthians 5:17)

Notice how the verse above speaks of a transition from the old man to the New Man that the Lord has enabled for us, which emphasises the fact that Matthew 24:13 is speaking of a transition from a matriarchal, soul-centred generation to a resurrected, Spirit-centric generation that will manifest God's very nature on Earth.

 

Interestingly enough, the Greek word for generation, genea, is strongly related to the word gune, the Greek word for "woman". There is strong spiritual significance behind this. Even though "man" (i.e. the spirit) is inherently stronger than "woman" (i.e. the soul) and is supposed to be the driving force of events, God has designed things in such a way that "man" is to be born of "woman" and that the weaker "woman" is the one to decide which way humanity will go, whether in the direction of life or the direction of death. This is why God allowed the enemy to tempt the woman in the Garden of Eden, allowing her to decide whether humanity would rise or fall. As we shared once, when woman chose to fall, the first Adam would have been able to remedy her fall through sacrificial death in his state of weakness. Instead, he chose to follow woman in her choice to fall, leading to the fallen state of humanity that the last Adam (Yeshua) came to restore.

 

Just as "woman" had the prerogative on humanity's downward spiral, she also has the prerogative on whether humanity will move towards God's original purpose for it. God's original intention was for woman to give birth to a Spirit-centric human race in a relatively straightforward and uncomplicated manner, but, due to her disobedience, that process became very painful and complicated. This is why God told woman immediately after the fall that she was condemned to suffer great birth pangs (Genesis 3:16). Therefore, the regeneration of mankind from its current, matriarchal first-Adam generation to a new Spirit-uncovering, last-Adam generation requires a painful process forged by a weak remnant in much tribulation and suffering. This is what the "Great Tribulation" is all about.

 

The judgement requirement

In Matthew 24:35, the Lord declares the following:


"Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away" (Matthew 24:35)

Both times, the phrase "pass away" was translated from the Greek verb parerchomai, which, as we saw above, is the same verb used in the preceding verse (v34) to refer to the passing of "this generation". Therefore, the words of verse 35 are directly linked to what the "passing of this generation" is all about. Interestingly enough, the words "heaven" and "earth" were translated from the Greek nouns ouranos and ge, which only appear together with the verb parerchomai in 7 verses of Scripture, the first time being in the following verse:

 

"For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled" (Matthew 5:18)

 

These 3 words also appear in the following verse:

 

"And it is easier for heaven and earth to pass, than one tittle of the law to fail" (Luke 16:17)

 

Notice how God emphasises that the current "heaven and earth" cannot pass away until His law is upheld and fulfilled by mankind. Most matriarchal preachers would be quick to say, "He is referring to the Mosaic Law", which is partially true. Yet, to reduce these words to a "theological declaration" regarding the Mosaic Law leads to a moronic self-contradiction. If Yeshua was merely referring to the Mosaic Law, wouldn't He then be stating that the we must all follow the Mosaic Law, since the present "heaven and earth" have yet to pass away? Don't matriarchal pastors harp day and night about Yeshua's sacrifice at Calvary removing the curse of the Law and allowing us to live in ("lawless") grace? Hence, we can see that limiting the words in Matthew 5:18 and Luke 16:17 to the literal rituals of the Mosaic Law leads to a contradictory conclusion for the matriarchals. How, then, can we reconcile the words of Matthew 5:18 and Luke 16:17 with the fact that we are now free from the literal rituals and commandments of the Mosaic Law? The answer lies in truly understanding what the Lord said by "law" and by the words "fulfilled" and "fail".

 

When the Lord said "law", He did mean the Mosaic Law ... and more. The edicts and rituals established by God through Moses still stand, for God never abrogated them (for His words endure forever). This, however, does not mean that we are to follow the literal Judaic rituals of the past. Instead, it means that we are to go beyond the literal commandments and rituals and actually discern the true spiritual meaning behind each commandment and ritual (each and every one of them, with no exceptions). Even in the "New-Testament era of grace" that the matriarchals so often emphasise, we are still bound by God's Laws, only that we are now bound at a higher spiritual level. As Yeshua Himself declared while on Earth, it is easier to abide by the literal commandments of the Law than to live by the higher spiritual principles that they embody. When the literal Temple and its rituals were nullified, it became more difficult to abide by the Law, given that it is relatively "easy", for example, to buy a turtledove, go to "the Temple", and present the turtledove to a "priestly staff" there that was well-trained in how to kill the animal. By contrast, it is more complicated to understand what the turtledove represents, and it is more difficult to truly comprehend (and follow through with) the type of sacrifice from your soul that the turtledove's death represents. What makes it worse is to have to do all of this "by yourself" without a "priestly staff" to delegate the work to (since you are now supposed to operate as a Melchizedek priest). The generation that shall uncover and manifest the true significance of every "tittle" and every "iota" in the Law is on its way, for God will not allow His words to have been spoken in vain. To live in an era of "grace" does not mean that we are now a "lawless" people. It actually means that we are now bound to fulfil and manifest a Higher Law that Yeshua's work at Golgotha has enabled us to fulfil. This is what the Lord meant by the Law being "fulfilled" and not being allowed to "fail" (or "fall", as the original Greek text reads).

 

As a parenthesis, it is worth saying that the above is completely unrelated to the idea of attaining righteousness by the law. A righteous and restored nature is given to us by grace (Ephesians 4:24, Colossians 3:10), and our ability to operate in it is through faith, not human effort. Yet, this does not mean that there are no laws or judgements to operate in any longer. On the contrary, the righteous nature (made in the likeness of God's very nature) that was given to us by grace means that we no longer have an excuse not to operate in God's Higher Law and Judgements. In this context, we are no longer doing righteousness because "we have to" in order avoid literal hell. Instead, we are doing righteousness because it is simply the right thing to do, full stop, and because it is the only thing that makes sense in accordance with God's Fearsome Nature.

 

Having said all of the above, it then makes sense that the word "words" in Matthew 24:35 was translated from the Greek word logos, as opposed to rhema, the other widely-used word for "word" in the original Greek text. As we have shared before, logos speaks of God's judgements, and rhema speaks of God's prophetic word. Since Yeshua is making strong assertions about future events when He declares that "heaven and earth shall pass, but My words shall not pass", it would seem to make more sense to have used the more prophetic word rhema there. Even so, the Holy Spirit chose logos, meaning that, as He spoke the words of Matthew 24:35, Yeshua was emphasising the importance of judgements in forging the passing of the current "heaven and earth". Said another way, the Lord is declaring that, despite the flow of soul currents that seem relentless and irrepressible, the passing of the present, soul-centric age and its replacement with a Spirit-centric generation shall happen because it is the right thing that must happen, for God and His remnant on Earth have judged it to be so (John 5:22). In a sense, it can be said that the passing of the current generation is eminently apostolic, for it requires people standing firm and unyielding in radical (apostolic) judgements against the matriarchal atmosphere. On the other hand, the birth of a new Spirit-centric generation is eminently prophetic, for it requires people breathing out hope-filled resurrection words of life in order to bring about the manifestation of a human race that seems utterly impossible, but which is possible only because God has prophesied it so.

 

In conclusion, when the Lord declared that "this generation shall not pass until all these things come into existence", He was speaking of the angelic actions that God's remnant must birth into existence so that the current matriarchal, first-Adam human generation may pass away and be replaced with a Spirit-centric, last-Adam human generation that will manifest God's Glory on Earth. Yes, within a specific, limited context, the word "generation" may refer to a number of chronological years, but to reduce it to a literal time period and to reduce Matthew 24:33-35 to a chronological prediction about the "end of the world" is to sap the true and applicable-to-real-life meaning that God intended for His words.

 

{The next article is titled "The day and the hour"}