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Prophetic word for today

Brisbane

First posted: December 4, 2010

Received by: Shamah-Elim Bible Studies

 

Due to an email that we received from Brisbane, Australia, the Lord prompted us to meditate on the spiritual aspects that undergird the city of Brisbane. As we did, this is what the Lord spoke into our hearts:

 

 

Our comments

 

Messianic sacrifice

According to wikipedia.org, Brisbane's two tallest buildings at present are the "Riparian Plaza" and the "Aurora Tower". The Riparian Plaza is 53-storeys tall and the Aurora Tower is 69-storeys tall. What drew my attention about this is that both the numbers "53" and "69" are numbers of Messianic sacrifice. As we have shared before, the number "53" points to Isaiah 53, which, in turn, points to those who are willing to be anointed to die for the sake of others (just as Yeshua did for us). As we have also studied before, the number "69" points to Psalm 69, a Messianic psalm that points to the excruciating suffering that those immersed in the Lord's anointing must go through. Psalm 69 also points to the judgements-laden vindication that is released as a result of this excruciating suffering (v19-29); and, as the Lord declares in Isaiah 1:26-30, it is through these judgements that Zion will be restored, allowing God's kingdom to shine forth. Therefore, it is no coincidence that the 2 buildings currently under construction in Brisbane that will become the tallest buildings in the city are called "Soleil" and "Infinity". The word "soleil" means "sun" in French, and the word "infinity" points to eternity. Thus, the names "Soleil" and "Infinity" are a prophetic figure of God's Sun of Righteousness shining forth, allowing the Eternity of God to permeate the Earth's temporal realm.

 

The "Riparian Plaza" and the "Aurora Tower" are the only two buildings in Brisbane currently above 200 metres. The fact that they go beyond the "200" mark means that their height goes into the realm of the "3rd centennial", so to speak (the first "centennial" would go from 0 to 99 metres, the 2nd centennial from 100 to 199 metres, and the 3rd centennial from 200 to 299). This, therefore, point to believers who operate at "Level 3", the level of the Spirit. The fact that they are 2 buildings points to the 2-witness anointing. As Revelation 11 shows, the 2-witness anointing calls believers to die a sacrificial death in the anointing of the Lord in order to release an "earthquake" of vindicating judgements that destroy all the structures that are hindering the Lord's manifestation. The fact that 2 taller buildings (and not just 1) are being built to surpass these 2 buildings is a figure of the 2-witness believers' rise in "spiritual resurrection" after their Messianic sacrifice.

 

Building around a River to forge a Sunrise

The word "riparian" in the building name "Riparian Plaza" literally means, "relating to river banks"; this correlates with the fact that the city of Brisbane was built around the Brisbane River, which courses right through it, along with the fact that the "Riparian Plaza" stands on the edge of the Brisbane River and was designed so that most of its office spaces could have a view of the river (as indicated on wikipedia.org). All of this points to the remnant's focus on the manifestation of the River of God on Earth. Remnant believers build their lives around the vision of God's Spirit flowing through the Earth as prophesied of old.

 

"1 Afterward he brought me again unto the door of the house; and, behold, waters issued out from under the threshold of the house eastward: for the forefront of the house stood toward the east, and the waters came down from under from the right side of the house, at the south side of the altar. 2 Then brought he me out of the way of the gate northward, and led me about the way without unto the utter gate by the way that looketh eastward; and, behold, there ran out waters on the right side. 3 And when the man that had the line in his hand went forth eastward, he measured a thousand cubits, and he brought me through the waters; the waters were to the ankles. 4 Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through the waters; the waters were to the knees. Again he measured a thousand, and brought me through; the waters were to the loins. 5 Afterward he measured a thousand; and it was a river that I could not pass over: for the waters were risen, waters to swim in, a river that could not be passed over. 6 And he said unto me, Son of man, hast thou seen this? Then he brought me, and caused me to return to the brink of the river. 7 Now when I had returned, behold, at the bank of the river were very many trees on the one side and on the other. 8 Then said he unto me, These waters issue out toward the east country, and go down into the desert, and go into the sea: which being brought forth into the sea, the waters shall be healed. 9 And it shall come to pass, that every thing that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these waters shall come thither: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live whither the river cometh. 10 And it shall come to pass, that the fishers shall stand upon it from Engedi even unto Eneglaim; they shall be a place to spread forth nets; their fish shall be according to their kinds, as the fish of the great sea, exceeding many. 11 But the miry places thereof and the marishes thereof shall not be healed; they shall be given to salt. 12 And by the river upon the bank thereof, on this side and on that side, shall grow all trees for meat, whose leaf shall not fade, neither shall the fruit thereof be consumed: it shall bring forth new fruit according to his months, because their waters they issued out of the sanctuary: and the fruit thereof shall be for meat, and the leaf thereof for medicine." (Ezekiel 47:1-12)

[Notice the "riparian" comment in verse 12]

 

As indicated on thefreedictionary.com, the word "aurora" in the building name "Aurora Tower" can be used as a synonym for "dawn", and it can also refer to streamers or bands of light that can be seen in the sky in northern and southern regions of the world; these bands are believed to be caused by charged particles from the sun that enter the Earth's atmosphere, stimulating molecules in the atmosphere into emitting these lights. Therefore, the word "aurora" clearly points to the rise of God's Sun of Righteousness that will utterly transform the spiritual atmosphere of the Earth, filling it with God's judgements, enabling the manifestation of the God-potential in man:

 

"1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch. 2 But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the stall. 3 And ye shall tread down the wicked; for they shall be ashes under the soles of your feet in the day that I shall do this, saith the LORD of hosts. 4 Remember ye the law of Moses my servant, which I commanded unto him in Horeb for all Israel, with the statutes and judgments. 5 Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD: 6 And he shall turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and the heart of the children to their fathers, lest I come and smite the earth with a curse." (Malachi 4:1-6)

 

71 Eagle

The address of the 53-storey "Riparian Plaza" is 71 Eagle Street. This is no spiritual coincidence. The name of the street, "Eagle", points to the prophetic anointing, which, in turn, points to prophetic sacrifice, reinforcing the building's spiritual connection to the number "53". The number 71 points to Psalm 71:

 

"4 Deliver me, O my God, out of the hand of the wicked, out of the hand of the unrighteous and cruel man. 5 For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD: thou art my trust from my youth. 6 By thee have I been holden up from the womb: thou art he that took me out of my mother’s bowels: my praise shall be continually of thee. 7 I am as a wonder unto many; but thou art my strong refuge. 8 Let my mouth be filled with thy praise and with thy honour all the day. 9 Cast me not off in the time of old age; forsake me not when my strength faileth. 10 For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together, 11 Saying, God hath forsaken him: persecute and take him; for there is none to deliver him. 12 O God, be not far from me: O my God, make haste for my help. 13 Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt." (Psalm 71:4-13)

 

"Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth." (Psalm 71:20)

 

As shown by verses 9 and 10, Psalm 71 speaks of a believer who is being hounded by his enemies as he is trapped in a position of great vulnerability; and, as shown by verse 20, this psalm speaks of a believer who has descended to Sheol and is awaiting God's rescue from his "hellhole". As we have shared before, Korah is the one who tries to take advantage of God's remnant at the point of their greatest vulnerability, and, as we have also shared before, Korah is the "archenemy" of green-horse believers, i.e.- the believers who are willing to make the sacrifice of descending to Sheol. Therefore, we can safely say that Psalm 71 speaks of believers going through green-horse death and Sheol as they face Korah and who are then forced to endure the "flight of sadness" that ensues, a flight wrought with Hittite-Jebusite ambushes.

 

Notice how the psalmist declares in verse 20 above that God has "shewed [him] great and sore troubles". The word "shewed" was translated from the Hebrew verb ra'ah, meaning "to see, to gaze upon, to perceive". This verb appears in the "Hiphil" tense, which has a connotation of causality. In other words, a better translation would have been that God "caused [him] to see great and sore troubles". This would contradict many believers' understanding of God, who generally perceives God as someone who makes life easier or more pleasant for those who follow Him. Green-horse riders, however, understand that, as you mature in the Spirit, God will begin to lead you to unpleasant places of death and despair that our natural souls would just as well avoid (John 21:18). This is why the psalmist in Psalm 23 speaks of walking through "the valley of the shadow of death", even as God is shepherding him. Since shepherds are guides, it can be inferred that, if the psalmist is walking through such a valley, it is precisely because His shepherd guided him there; that is why he declares that His shepherd's "rod and staff" comfort him in the valley of the shadow of death (were his shepherd not leading him, His "rod and staff" would not be in full view to comfort him). Thus, God's shepherding (i.e.- pastoring) is very different from the pastoring envisioned by matriarchal man, who sees shepherding in terms of soul blessings and not spirit-centric purposes.

 

Soaring-eagle praise

The fact that Riparian Plaza's address is "71 Eagle Street" is no spiritual coincidence, for it points to the following passage:

 

"29 He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. 30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall: 31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint." (Isaiah 40:29-31)

 

Therefore, the Lord is declaring that those with a "Riparian vision", i.e.- those whose eyes are set on beholding the River of God flowing through the Earth, shall go through "great and sore troubles" and shall be exposed to the vitriolic attacks of Korah in their moments of deepest vulnerability. They shall go through the turmoil and ambushes of the 5th seal, but, through it all, the Lord shall "quicken them again" (Psalm 71:20). Though their strength may fail (Psalm 71:9), and though they may walk through the valley of the shadow of death (Psalm 23:4), God shall renew their strength (Isaiah 40:31), and they shall mount up with wings as eagles, and they shall indeed overcome. God shall, at the end, prepare a feast for them before those who had tormented them and who had set themselves against them (to the point of swearing death upon themselves if they were unable to terminate the remnant).

 

"21 Thou shalt increase my greatness, and comfort me on every side. 22 I will also praise thee with the psaltery, even thy truth, O my God: unto thee will I sing with the harp, O thou Holy One of Israel. 23 My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed. 24 My tongue also shall talk of thy righteousness all the day long: for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt." (Psalm 71:21-24)

 

Notice how the psalmist insists on praising God (v22), even in the midst of the weakness and despair he is experiencing. Even though the Church preaches a great deal on the importance of praising God in the middle of difficult circumstances, there are two elements missing in the "praise-through-trials" message that the Church heralds. For one, it lacks the "vindication factor". As shown by Psalm 71 (and even by the oft-quoted Psalm 23), those in the Spirit praise God as they visualise the vindicating vengeance that God shall manifest against their enemies. There is no masochistic "I-will-praise-Thee-'cause-suffering-is-good-for-the-soul" message in Psalms 71 and 23. Instead, there is a steely resilience, a steely resolve to see the enemies of their spirits defeated for daring to resist the Spirit of God and quell His righteous manifestation.

 

The second element missing in the Church's "praise-through-trials" message exposes the Church's lack of understanding on what true praise is. Notice how the psalmist in Psalm 71:22 above speaks of God's "truth" immediately after speaking of praising Him. The word "truth" in verse 22 (which is shown as "faithfulness" in other versions) was translated from the Hebrew word emeth, which appears at the end of verse 3 of the following passage:

 

"1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. 2 He shall not cry, nor lift up, nor cause his voice to be heard in the street. 3 A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto truth. 4 He shall not fail nor be discouraged, till he have set judgment in the earth: and the isles shall wait for his law." (Isaiah 42:1-4)

 

Notice how the servant of God's focus is on issuing "judgement unto truth" (v3) to the nations (v1). This passage portrays the servant of God as being relentless in his pursuit of establishing judgement on Earth and making God's Law reign supreme on every corner (v4). This is why the psalmist declares in Psalm 71:24 that his tongue shall talk of His "righteousness all the day long". The word "righteousness" in that verse was translated from the Hebrew word tsedaqah, which has the connotation of justice, as when justice has been done to uphold the righteous and punish the evil; this is why the psalmist goes on to say, "... for they are confounded, for they are brought unto shame, that seek my hurt" (v24).

 

From the above, we can conclude that true "praise" in God's eyes involves a heart that continues to proclaim the righteousness and judgements of God, even as he or she is being pummelled all about by those who reject the judgements of God issuing out of his or her mouth. You praise God by not "adjusting" your understanding of God's nature to a matriarchal world bent on destroying the manifestation of God as a righteous God. Even as your life collapses all around you, even as the world has apparently proved that your paradigm is a failed paradigm, your heart will be "praising" God if you continue to see God as a God of truth and judgements, knowing that you shall indeed be vindicated and that those who rejected God's judgements shall indeed be confounded and put to shame. The Church's "praise through trials" is an introspective, self-imploding praise that tries to shut out the painful reality surrounding you and pretends as if all the enemies are no longer there. By contrast, the praise of a true 5th-seal remnant believer is an expansive praise that continues to visualise the takeover of the entire atmosphere of the Earth by God's judgements and truth; it is a praise that does not pretend as if all of the enemies have magically disappeared but, instead, announces their demise whilst proclaiming that God will indeed shame them for their defiance of God and the unrighteous torment they are intent on applying on you. It is as you enter into this true praise that you shall "mount up with wings as eagles", glorifying God for His true and righteous nature.

 

Lutetium 71

It is worth noting that the chemical element with atomic number "71" is Lutetium, named after Lutetia, a forerunner of what is today known as the city of Paris. As indicated on wikipedia.org, Lutetium is a silvery white corrosion-resistant metal with a valence state of +3, and it is the heaviest and hardest of the 17 rare-earth elements. It also has the highest melting point of any lanthanide (lanthanides are the elements with atomic numbers between 58 and 71). All of this speaks of a heart that is not easily corroded by an antagonistic atmosphere, a heart that remains silver pure in the midst of Canaanite pressure to conform, a heart that remains committed to the white-horse epiphany they have received from God.

 

As indicated on wikipedia.org, lanthanides have an interesting property known as "lanthanide contraction", which causes their ionic radii to paradoxically decrease even as their atomic number increases. Being the last of the lanthanides, therefore, Lutetium has the smallest ionic radius of them all. Lutetium also happens to have the smallest atomic radius amongst all rare earths. All of this emphasises the fact that "Lutetium hearts" are self-effacing and willing to be shrunk into nothingness for the sake of others. As opposed to the soulish heart, which swells up as it becomes more aware of grace endowed upon it, the Lutetium heart shrinks as it progresses along its spiritual walk, for which reason it always ends up in 5th-seal isolation.

 

Lutetium's valence of +3 also has spiritual significance. As indicated on wikipedia.org, a valence of +3 may be interpreted as meaning that Lutetium's atoms may combine with up to 3 univalent atoms such as chlorine atoms to form a compound. This correlates with the fact that, as we have shared before, remnant believers seem to have the need to associate with 3 other believers in teams of "4" (figuratively, and even literally) where each team member will bear a quarter of the burden. Curiously enough, Lutetia, the ancient city that Lutetium was named after, was centred around what is now known as the "Latin Quarter" in Paris (as indicated on wikipedia.org). This part of Paris is known as such because it became a centre of learning when the Collège de la Sorbonne was founded there in 1257, which led to Latin being widely spoken in the area, since it was the international language of learning for centuries. The Latin Quarter has remained an epicentre of university learning, even to this day. Thus, the heart of ancient Lutetia is a figure of a small and enduring region of growth and development, even in the midst of the Middleman Ages.

 

Interestingly enough, the Lord had been repeating the number "71" and "Psalm 71" in my mind throughout the last few months. It is only until now that I have sat down to read Psalm 71 in detail, and, as I have, I am realising how it applies to my current set of circumstances, especially the Hittite Sabbath attack that satan has been unleashing against this writer through an unrighteous Latino influence in recent months, especially since July 11, 2010. Cursed be the bastards who claim to know God but who attack His remnant when they see them the most vulnerable, and cursed remains Latin America, a region of whoredom that has been banned from God's Glory forever more. May the Lord have mercy on Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay, whose prophetic calling still hangs by a thread; I pray that they may survive their contamination from the rest of Latin America and live to behold the Glory of God. May God also have mercy on those in Latin America who have not died spiritually, who are trapped within her with nowhere to go. May the Lord provide them a way to flee, and may the Lord protect them from the surrounding contamination so that their calling may not perish.

 

420 Queen

The Aurora Tower's address in Brisbane is 420 Queen Street. The number "420" equals 42 times 10; as we have shared before, the number "10" points to prophetic sacrifice, and the number "42" points to Isaiah 42. It is no coincidence, therefore, that the Lord led us to Isaiah 42:1-4 through Psalm 71 above. Consider now, what the Lord declares in the rest of Isaiah 42:

 

"5 Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein: 6 I the LORD have called thee in righteousness, and will hold thine hand, and will keep thee, and give thee for a covenant of the people, for a light of the Gentiles; 7 To open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and them that sit in darkness out of the prison house. 8 I am the LORD: that is my name: and my glory will I not give to another, neither my praise to graven images. 9 Behold, the former things are come to pass, and new things do I declare: before they spring forth I tell you of them. 10 Sing unto the LORD a new song, and his praise from the end of the earth, ye that go down to the sea, and all that is therein; the isles, and the inhabitants thereof. 11 Let the wilderness and the cities thereof lift up their voice, the villages that Kedar doth inhabit: let the inhabitants of the rock sing, let them shout from the top of the mountains. 12 Let them give glory unto the LORD, and declare his praise in the islands. 13 The LORD shall go forth as a mighty man, he shall stir up jealousy like a man of war: he shall cry, yea, roar; he shall prevail against his enemies. 14 I have long time holden my peace; I have been still, and refrained myself: now will I cry like a travailing woman; I will destroy and devour at once. 15 I will make waste mountains and hills, and dry up all their herbs; and I will make the rivers islands, and I will dry up the pools. 16 And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known: I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things will I do unto them, and not forsake them. 17 They shall be turned back, they shall be greatly ashamed, that trust in graven images, that say to the molten images, Ye are our gods. 18 Hear, ye deaf; and look, ye blind, that ye may see. 19 Who is blind, but my servant? or deaf, as my messenger that I sent? who is blind as he that is perfect, and blind as the LORD’S servant? 20 Seeing many things, but thou observest not; opening the ears, but he heareth not. 21 The LORD is well pleased for his righteousness’ sake; he will magnify the law, and make it honourable. 22 But this is a people robbed and spoiled; they are all of them snared in holes, and they are hid in prison houses: they are for a prey, and none delivereth; for a spoil, and none saith, Restore. 23 Who among you will give ear to this? who will hearken and hear for the time to come? 24 Who gave Jacob for a spoil, and Israel to the robbers? did not the LORD, he against whom we have sinned? for they would not walk in his ways, neither were they obedient unto his law. 25 Therefore he hath poured upon him the fury of his anger, and the strength of battle: and it hath set him on fire round about, yet he knew not; and it burned him, yet he laid it not to heart." (Isaiah 42:5-25)

 

Notice how the remnant are called in righteousness (v6), meaning that the foundation of their calling is one of judgements, for, as we have seen before, righteousness is wrought through judgements. Notice also that, when you are called in the Anointing of Christ, you are "given as a covenant for the people" (v6). This means that God sends His remnant to forge a new covenant with His people. Therefore, those who are unwilling to let go of the old "constitution" and who are unwilling to admit its failings shall not welcome the remnant, for the remnant come to rewrite the foundational tenets that man lives under. They come to reshape human government to make it conform to God's Kingdom paradigms. Unlike the matriarchal Church, the remnant understand that the paradigms by which man governs himself are fundamentally flawed, not only on the moral, social, and political levels, but within the Church itself, and they understand that the needed changes will not be imposed from above by a Moses-like saviour, for the Kingdom of God is to grow out from within us.

 

[Upon reading a paragraph such as the one above, some matriarchal souls may rend their garments in disgust and shout, "Blasphemy!!", claiming that Isaiah 42 is a chapter prophetically describing Jesus, as taught by Christian-seminary tradition. To such followers of "Christian tradition", anyone outside of the historical figure of Jesus who applies this chapter to him or herself is blaspheming, claiming to be like the divine Son of God. Even though the matriarchals' understanding of Isaiah 42 is technically correct, the conclusions that they draw from their understanding ignore two facts: For one, Yeshua's purpose for coming to Earth was not so that He might be admired by a herd of googly-eyed sheep staring at Him from below. His intention was to harvest brethren unto God, i.e.- to produce men and women who could be called "sons and daughters of the Most High God", just as He is (Hebrews 2:11-12, John 20:17). Unlike the Church's pastors, Yeshua's view of "sheep" is not patronising and animalising. Instead, He sees His "sheep" as capable of direct communion with Him and with the Father, and He sees them as capable of becoming One with God Himself (John 10:27-30, John 17:20-23).

 

A second simple fact that the "Blasphemy!!" shouting souls overlook is the fact that the servant described in Isaiah 42 is said to be "a light to the Gentiles" (v6). The word "Gentiles" in verse 6 was translated from the Hebrew word goyim, which literally means "nations"; thus, a better translation would read "a light to the nations". If this passage applies to no one but the historical Jesus of Nazareth, we would have to conclude that that same historical Jesus made a mistake when He said to His people that they are the "light of the world" (Matthew 5:14). If the historical Jesus has a monopoly on being a "light to the world" (as the matriarchals who read Isaiah 42 would claim), then that same "light of the world" was "somewhat in the dark" when he foolishly transferred his non-transferrable "light-of-the-world" coupon to his followers, in which case he is really not much of a light at all. As you can see, the matriarchal soul is quick to pronounce judgements that sound "pious" and "holy" on the outside but which, upon further review, reduce God and His Christ to a laughable caricature. All of this stems from the fact that the religious soul is unable to fathom the magnitude of Yeshua's redemption at Calvary (Acts 13:46). The very souls who claim to understand God's "love" and who emphasise it to the point of rejecting His judgements are the same souls who cannot believe that God loves us to the point of wanting us to be One with Him, to the point of wanting us to be just like Him. Yeshua did not come just to take us up from the pit of hell; He came to raise us up to the heights of the Father. That is the height of God's love. The religious soul, however, is, at best, capable of understanding only half of the journey (from hell to the surface). The second half (from the surface to the Father) is a trek that is dismissed and distorted by the religious soul; because of this, the religious soul shall be denied close access to God by the flaming sword of God for all of eternity, and it shall be to the religious soul's eternal shame.]

 

Notice also how Isaiah 42 portrays God's remnant as impelled by a spirit of conflict, as a "man of war" with a zeal to overtake the enemies of God (v13). In other words, the "aurora" of God, the Dawn of God's manifestation cannot come through an "effeminate", soul-dominated Gospel bent on gooey love and soothing blessings. As the time for the Sun of God to arise approaches, God will begin to manifest His male-of-war nature, and those walking in His Anointing will begin to manifest that nature, operating in the 3 "male" ministry endowments of God. As God declares in verse14 above, God has for long remained silent, refraining Himself, not reacting overtly to the unrighteous and despicable rule of the soul on Earth, but, as willing conduits for His wrath begin to emerge (like the Sun over the horizon), He will cry like a woman about to give birth, and He will "destroy and devour" (v15). In other words, the arrival of God's Aurora is not a "peaceful and pleasant event". Just as when a woman is giving birth, the arrival of God's Aurora is loud, violent, and completely undiplomatic (consider, for example, how "sincere" and "violent" women can become whilst giving birth, even if they are normally "diplomatic" and "gentle").

 

Interestingly enough, the word "destroy" in verse 15 was translated from the Hebrew word nasham, which only appears once in all of Scripture. Many versions translate this verb as "pant", especially because it is used in the context of a woman giving birth. However, such a simplistic translation ignores the fact that nasham is almost identical in its Hebrew spelling to the word nishma, which is used once in Scripture as well (in Daniel 5:23, which was written in Aramaic). The word nishma literally means "breath, spirit". Therefore, the word nasham in Isaiah 42:15 above is referring to more than just the act of "panting". It actually refers to an action in which God's Spirit is aggressively pushed forth from inside the believer in order to release manifestations in the outside, visible realm. As this happens, the Spirit of God goes into destructive mode, "making waste mountains and hills", "drying up all their herbs", "making the rivers islands", and "drying up the pools" (v15). The Lord then unleashes shame on those who "trust in graven images" (v17), i.e.- those who revere the visible "ministers" but who belittle and despise the true ministers of God, whose authority they disregard because they are unable to perceive it (v20). In other words, the remnant's nasham "panting" is not a "happy", matriarchal event that releases gooey love and feelings of "peace and harmony" into the world. Instead, it releases God's destructive wrath and exposes the banal behaviour of those who claim to be spiritually prosperous and right with God but who are in truth "robbed and spoiled", "snared in holes", "hidden in prison houses", a pathetic and helpless "prey" for the enemy (v22). In the midst of their pathetic condition, the Laodicean followers of Korah are so blind that there is none amongst them who is aware enough to seek a restoration of their failed condition (v22). Even as the Lord God releases the "fury of His anger" and the "might of battle" (v25) through the "panting" of His remnant, the Church continues unaware of her wrongdoing and her spiritual nakedness. Even as the "fire" of God's judgements is "set round about" her, and even as that fire burns her, she refuses "to take God's lesson to heart" (v25). This is the magnitude and depth of the stubbornness that God and His Servant Remnant have to battle against before the aurora of His Righteousness can dominate the atmosphere of the Earth.

 

The fact that Aurora Tower is on "Queen Street" emphasises the unfriendly surroundings that the Isaiah-42 remnant are called to operate in and struggle against. The name "Queen" speaks of the matriarchy of the "female" soul, which opposes everything that the remnant say and do. Because of her inherent rejection of the judgements process, the matriarchal soul is forced to reduce truth to emotional sensations. With the passing of time, those things which cause "pleasantness" in the matriarchal soul turn into strongholds within her that give her a sense of personal identity and value. Whenever she beholds these strongholds, she feels "good" about herself, feeling validated and exalted. Therefore, these strongholds of "soul interests" become the parameters by which the matriarchal soul measures the truth of anything presented before her. Whenever a statement or action stands before her and threatens any of these emotional soul interests, she reacts with bitter, emotional fervour. Incapable of processing (i.e.- judging) information in an objective and disinterested way, she quickly dismisses and rejects the statement or action for having caused her internal emotional turmoil, and she quickly focuses on the messenger behind the statement or action, painting him as "evil" and "hateful" for having dared to cause her such emotional harm. As the messenger remains steadfast, her ad hominem attack of him and everything he does intensifies. She starts to magnify the level of the messenger's "evil" and "hatred" within her mind, and any statements or actions from the messenger that may prove that her caricature of him is false are quickly dismissed as mere "mirages", as irrelevant "side issues". "How can I be wrong about him?", she says to herself, "he attacked my soul interests and caused me emotional distress; he threatened my sense of self-identity and self-worth; how can such a person be 'good' at all? He is evil, and he must be made to go, and whatever means necessary to achieve this end are justifiable". This is when the matriarchal soul resorts to bearing false witness against the messenger in a blatant and unabashed way until she can gather enough public support against the messenger. This is due to the fact that the pastoral-matriarchy soul relies on the strength of numbers and "community identity" to affirm the truth of anything. The matriarchal soul believes that all souls must submit to the peer pressure of the surrounding community in order to promote "harmony" and end all "judgemental" behaviour. The matriarchal soul believes that each soul must surrender to the character and the interests of the collective. In her worldview, the matriarchal soul believes in an emotionally tight-knit community where every soul looks out for the soul interests of the collective; she believes in a "one-hand-washes-the-other" scheme where the soul and the community's raison d'être is to look out for each other's interests. This is why the turning of public opinion against the threatening messenger (through emotion-centred appeals) is so important to her, and this is why she resorts to bearing false witness to achieve that end, for, in her mind, truth is secondary to happiness. This is the atmosphere that the "Aurora-Harbinger" remnant have to struggle against, and this is why the Aurora Tower is made to stand over "Queen Street", looking over her as she defiantly stares back from below and says, "My name is Queen, and there is nothing you can do about that". The fact that Brisbane is in the state of Queensland emphasises the "Aurora-Harbinger" remnant's unfriendly surroundings even more.

 

Outpouring on hold

On 29 July, 2005, the Lord led us to post a prophetic word related to Sidney, Australia. In that word, "entitled "The outpouring", the Lord prompted us to talk about the process leading to the latter-day outpouring and to how the 2-witness anointing is to be a part of that process. In that word's vision, the 2 witnesses were represented by two mountains, which correlate with the 2 pairs of skyscrapers we have shared on in this word. In that word's vision, the Lord also speaks of a "river bank", which correlates with the "Riparian" word above, and He also speaks of a river of fire that "came and flowed over the trees and the jungle", without destroying the trees. Therefore, it is no spiritual coincidence that the most deadly fire in Israel's modern history has been raging as the Lord has had us writing this word. It is no coincidence either that, one or two days before the fire began, the Lord drew our attention to Isaiah 42:25 (above), prompting us to write about the "fire" that God was setting round about those who are called by His Name in order to judge their matriarchal-soul stubbornness. Unlike the fire in the Sidney-related vision, the fire raging in Haifa, Israel is destroying trees and lives, meaning that it is not a fire signifying God's restoring outpouring. Instead, it reflects His wrath against a people who, even when judged, refuse to understand God's message against them. "Coincidentally", at the time of this writing, the fire's casualty count stands at 42 (according to reuters.com), which correlates with everything we shared above on the number "42" and Isaiah chapter 42. God is therefore certifying that the beautiful, Earth-restoring outpouring portrayed in the Sydney-related "Outpouring" word shall not be fully manifested in this generation, for this generation entered into a stubborn impasse from which it never emerged.