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Prophetic word for today (p.i.)

Tree 96

First preliminary posting: May 17, 2009

E-mailed: May 2, 2009

Word received by: Crystal Thorne

 

I was dreaming some this morning. It seems my friend Mary called me from the Hallmark store where she is employed. They are getting ready to close its doors to the public for financial reasons. She is the assistant manager there. But anyway, I worked there for a short while too, until I was released financially.

 

In the dream she called and asked if I would help because they were short-handed. She explained I would be working 24 hours on and I would be off 24 hours. So, after our shift, we went to this facility that was for prisoners. The prisoners there were not considered dangerous. I was not afraid to stay, and I was really tired after working so many hours, but the 24-hour period given us also included sleep, so our time working was actually 16 hours. So, we went to our assigned room. I remember Mary covering me up, twice.

 

She then left, and, later, I heard talking outside our door that connected to the hall. There were three men outside the door, and Mary was with them. She didn't act nervous or anything. She saw me there but did not say anything to them. It was like she was kind of passive for some reason; of course, she was greatly outnumbered too. They came through our room, and I was angry they did this. Later on, other people began to come into the facility.

 

Some of them I knew. It was like they could not see me but I could see them. My son, Megan (his girlfriend), their friend Skeeter, and some other young people. I noticed Megan in a clownish-looking outfit. Like she had one of those stiff tutus around her neck, and it had all sorts of colors on it, like a clown, just weird. I looked at Megan, and her eyes were "tweaked", and I knew she was on drugs and looking for more. I was really mad at her. In real life, she isn't into drugs.

 

They (my son, Megan, and Skeeter) and the others hooked up with those three guys that came into our room. I was hidden behind a door or something and listening to them to talk. The black guy with his hair ... looked like dreadlocks ... was the leader, I think. He said he was going to do something, and it was not good. I felt like I needed to contact the authorities and report him, get him caught before he did the thing he said he would do. While he was talking and boasting about what he was going to do that was bad, this is what I heard, " Tree 96".

 

I did report him, and, then, I knew I was in trouble. At some point I got a hold of Megan, and I was telling her it was wrong for her to be running around with this crowd of bad news. I told her I was disappointed in her taking drugs. I was angry at my son as well, that he would follow everyone else instead of being a leader to lead them away from this guy with the dreadlocks.

 

Then, it was like I had to find Mary. I hid her real good so they would not find her; then I went looking for a place in which to hide.

 

That was the end. I woke up in a stupor and went back to sleep. I went to dreaming about this and that; and every now and again wake up and go, "What is 'Tree 96'?" I would think about this every time I rolled over in the bed. Then I would go back to sleep. But, then, I would remember this again... "the tree 96". It was maybe two hours later I heard, "He is a leader".

 

This is all I remember. I think it has to do with Obama, but [I am] not sure.

 

I looked up the Strong's [Concordance for] the number itself (96), [; for Greek words, I found] adokimos, meaning "unapproved, rejected by implication, worthless"... [for Hebrew words,] the Strong number 96 is egel, meaning "reservoir; drop".

 

A tree can sometimes represent leaders. A "tree 96" ... [a] "leader 96"? The Hebrew letter for 9 is tet and, [for] 6, [it] is vav.

 

I felt the partial interpretation is "leader".

 

 

Our brief comments

 

{Fellow believer, if the Lord shares something with you regarding this dream, please let us know. Thank you.}

 

This dream has several elements to consider:

 

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As I read the dream, the Spirit witnessed to my heart that it was indeed related to the rise of obama. Yet, I was deeply puzzled by the potential connection between the number "96" and obama. This is when I felt prompted to do a search on Yahoo! by typing the words "obama 96". I was surprised to find the following result pages:

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An article posted on wordpress.com documenting obama's acknowledged membership in the Chicago "New Party", a socialist party, in 1996, the year he won his first election to public office

 

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An article posted on politico.com indicating that obama won 96% of the black vote in the 2008 elections, according to exit polls

The article also indicates that obama won 43% of the white vote, as opposed to McCain, who received 55%. This means that the overwhelming 96% support from black voters was what propelled obama to victory. This overwhelming percentage proves that black people in America are not yet ready for the redemption that God has in store for them because, as a people, they remain emotional slaves to the influence of spiritual forces of blatant falsehood. People who retreat from the truth cannot be liberated, no matter how much God may want to set them free.

 

"31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; 32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. 33 They answered him, We be Abrahamís seed, and were never in bondage to any man: how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free? 34 Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin. 35 And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever. 36 If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed. 37 I know that ye are Abrahamís seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you." (John 8:31-37)

 

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An article posted on hnn.us entitled "April 29, 2009: President Obama's First 100 Days"

The article indicates that, according to an April 27, 2009 CBS poll, blacks supported obama 96-0, meaning that 96% of blacks approved of him and 0% disapproved (the other 4% were undecided). The article, as a whole, is very sympathetic towards obama, which is not surprising given that it was posted on a university website.

 

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An article posted on huffingtonpost.com (of all places) entitled "Obama Donor Received A State Grant"

The article indicates that Chicago entrepreneur Robert Blackwell paid obama $8,000 a month for "legal advice" at a time when obama was strapped for cash after an unsuccessful campaign for Congress in 2000. This extra money complemented obama's part-time salary as a state senator and allowed him to survive the financial pressure he was under. The article then goes on to describe how Robert Blackwell eventually received hundreds of thousands in state grants (grants, mind you, not loans) to finance table tennis tournaments under the ruse of promoting tourism to Illinois. This state funding was preceded by an obama request letter, written on state senate letterhead, urging Illinois officials to grant $50,000 to Blackwell. An obama aide who worked for Blackwell was instrumental in securing the state's support for the grant.

 

The reason why this article appeared in the "obama 96" search results is because an $8,000 monthly "contribution" adds up to $96,000 over a year.

 

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An article posted on politifact.com shortly before the 2008 elections certifying that, as a U.S. senator, obama had voted along party lines (i.e.- with the Democrats) 96% of the time

By contrast, John McCain, obama's opponent in the 2008 elections, voted along party lines (i.e.- with the Republicans) 81% of the time.

 

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An article posted on huffingtonpost.com entitled "'96 Obama Questionnaire Shows More Liberal Views"

The article, posted on December 11, 2007, indicates how obama showed radically liberal positions in a 12-page questionnaire (from an Illinois voting group) that he filled out in 1996 as he was trying to become state senator that year. As indicated on christianitytoday.com, obama's answers show that he was in full support of homosexual marriages, a stance he "moderated" during his presidential campaign as he realised that the polls showed most Americans oppose such "marriages". As indicated on theatlantic.com, obama claimed during the 2008 elections that he did not fill out this questionnaire, stating that it had been filled out by a "staffer" who "mischaracterised" many of his views. He even claimed in April 2008 that his handwriting did not appear on the questionnaire, even though a copy of the original document proves otherwise.

 

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A CNN news report posted on youtube.com documenting how obama used small technicalities to eliminate his competition for state senate in 1996

Using a team of lawyers and volunteers, obama used these technicalities to knock off his 3 opponents, including a popular incumbent, from the race; this allowed him to be the only candidate on the ballot that year. This is how obama won his first race for public office. Another CNN news report with more details on this story was also posted on youtube.com; according to this second video, the technicalities included the invalidation of signature petitions (required by law to run as a candidate) if the name was "printed" instead of "written in cursive". At the end of this second video, the clueless and incompetent journalist Anderson Cooper can be seen trying to downplay the story, exposing his blind and blatant bias for barack obama. Pitiful are those who fall for obama's ploys, but cursed of God are those who teach others to fall for them and who arrogantly dismiss those who try to warn others of those ploys. Cursed are the trippers (Luke 17:1-2).

 

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The 3 young persons in the dream represent the youth in America who were so easily seduced by barack obama. The "clownish-looking outfit" worn by Megan, one of the youth, represents the "generous clown" spirit that we have studied before. This manipulative spirit is very strong in obama, and it is especially appealing to young people who are easily impressed by those displaying "power-ranger magician" skills. Those who fall under the spell of these magicians turn into drugged minds that make foolish decisions they would normally not make under normal conditions. This is the reason why Megan appeared as a drug addict in the dream, even though she does not use drugs in real life.

 

As indicated on huffingtonpost.com, the mobilisation of the youth and blacks were key elements consciously pursued by obama during his campaign. Young people do not place much importance on "experience", which made them immune to obama's lack of legislative and executive experience. More importantly, however, young people in the flesh have a tendency not to place much importance on "accountability". Young people who are not after truth tend not to hold others accountable for the words they say and the things they do; they do not seek consistency between words and deeds because they themselves are constantly running away from such accountability. As a result, they were unable to make up for obama's short C.V. through "character analysis". All the words said and the past deeds carried out by obama during his days of anonymity were irrelevant to them. They were not trying to glean into the man to discern his character. Being young people in the flesh, all they cared for was the "now", and, in the "now", obama made them feel good. Neither obama's dark past nor his specific plans for the future were relevant. He was "cool"; he had the "image", he sounded like "the one", and that made him more than good enough for them.

 

"15 The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going. 16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident." (Proverbs 14:15-16)

 

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The "stiff tutu" that Megan had around her neck is a figure of the "CON noose" that we studied in the previous posting. It also points to the millstone that "religious trippers" place around the "little ones" in an effort to keep them away from the truth. As we have studied before, the first-beast spirit comes with a horde of second-beast defenders who harass and humiliate anyone who dares not to worship the first beast. This horde make sure life becomes impossible for those who so much as dare to question the first beast. Unlike the naive followers of the first beast who failed to look for a hallmark on the first beast, this second-beast horde are constantly looking for a "hallmark" on others, the "hallmark" that certifies them as unconditional followers of the first beast.

 

"16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name." (Revelation 13:16-17)

 

The first- and second- beast spirits have been at work since the beginning of human history. However, as human history winds to a close, these spirits were appointed to become more and more evident, for before the Lord Jesus Christ can be fully revealed (Revelation 1:1), these spirits must be revealed first (2 Thessalonians 2:3). obama's rise is one of the more overt manifestations of these evil spirits in both American and human history. Had America been wiser, there would have been no need for such a blatant manifestation of these spirits, but, as the Lord declares, the wise can be instructed with a single word; the fool, by contrast, requires multiple beatings to learn the same thing.

 

"10 A reproof entereth more into a wise man than an hundred stripes into a fool. 11 An evil man seeketh only rebellion: therefore a cruel messenger shall be sent against him. 12 Let a bear robbed of her whelps meet a man, rather than a fool in his folly." (Proverbs 17:10-12)

 

"8 The wise in heart will receive commandments: but a prating fool shall fall. 9 He that walketh uprightly walketh surely: but he that perverteth his ways shall be known." (Proverbs 10:8-9)

 

"The way of a fool is right in his own eyes: but he that hearkeneth unto counsel is wise." (Proverbs 12:15)

 

"15 The simple believeth every word: but the prudent man looketh well to his going. 16 A wise man feareth, and departeth from evil: but the fool rageth, and is confident." (Proverbs 14:15-16)

 

There was no need for America to elect obama in 2008, even in the midst of her spiritual 4-year delay, but American Christians decided to make things more difficult than they needed to be. White Christians were indifferent because McCain simply did not seem "conservative enough", and black Christians voted in droves for obama, believing that he was their long-awaited vindicator (even when there is not a single black American in obama's ancestral line). Whereas white Christians were foolishly negligent, black Christians were downright unrighteous, thereby repeating the one-two combination that led to the 4-year delay to begin with.

 

{Fellow believer, we strongly urge you to read a word posted on etpv.org dated October 25, 2008 entitled "A Prophetic Warning" (if you haven't already). This prophetic word shows that the blame for obama's rise can be placed squarely on the corporate shoulders of Christians in America.}

 

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The fact that, in the dream, the dreamer's friend and she worked at "Hallmark" has spiritual significance. As indicated on wikipedia.org, a hallmark is "an official mark or series of marks struck on items made of precious metals". The days of God's golden glory are at hand, and America (along with the world) is subconsciously hungry to see that glory, for the spiritual atmosphere is ripe (it is no coincidence that gold is now so sought after in the natural realm). Knowing this, the spirit behind obama came to offer "gold", but he "forgot" to mention it was tarnished gold (with the hallmark of Korah). When people saw it shine, they figured it was gold, but they did not bother to look for a hallmark on it to determine the legitimacy of its source. They did not try the gold with fire, for they are either indifferent or antagonistic towards the fire of God's judgements. "Hallmark analysers" were few and far between; that is the spiritual reason why the "Hallmark" in the dream was "short-handed". Spiritual work at "Hallmark" is hard, and it implies apostolically long hours and prophetic sacrifice. The 24-hour shifts points to the 24 priestly groups that took turns looking after the Temple (1 Chronicles 24:1-19). Therefore, being a "Hallmark worker" requires the heart of a Melchizedek priest.

 

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In the dream, sister Crystal knew she was in trouble when she reported the man with dreadlocks. This speaks to the spirit of persecution that quickly swoops down upon anyone who dares to question the wisdom and purposes of the obama spirit.

 

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For some reason, the Lord has always made me associate the number "96" with the spiritual transition from "6" to "9", which, as we have shared before, speaks of the rise of the 3 "male" ministries above the current domination of the 2 "female" ministries; in this context, the number "9" in the "tens" position of "96" represents the 3 "male" ministries (9=3*3) whilst the number "6" in the "units" position represents the 2 "female" ministries (6=2*3). Thus, in a positive sense, the number "96" speaks of the breaking of the pastoral matriarchy that has ruled the Church and the world since the fall of man in the garden of Eden. In a negative context, however, the numbers in "96" take on a very sinister meaning: the number "9" represents dunamis power, and the number "6" represents weakness and vulnerability; thus, the number "96" comes to symbolise magical power ("9") overcoming weak and gullible souls ("6"). Such souls are easily seduced by power because they are not lovers of the truth. Such are the souls that can be seduced time and again by the serpent's incantations and who take joy in eating from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil on their own terms.

 

"7 For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way. 8 And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming: 9 Even him, whose coming is after the working of satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, 10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. 11 And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie: 12 That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness." (2 Thessalonians 2:7-12)

 

Once the mystery of iniquity is finally exposed in full, it will be fully judged and destroyed, allowing the "mystery of godliness" to be fully manifested at last. When this happens, the trees of righteousness will sing for joy, as the Spirit prophesies in Psalm 96. This is the good meaning behind the phrase "Tree 96".

 

"10 Say among the heathen that the LORD reigneth: the world also shall be established that it shall not be moved: he shall judge the people righteously. 11 Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof. 12 Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice 13 Before the LORD: for he cometh, for he cometh to judge the earth: he shall judge the world with righteousness, and the people with his truth." (Psalm 96:10-13)

 

As America wakes up from her false-Tree-96 spell, she will look towards the true "Tree 96", and she shall say the following:

 

"And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us." (Genesis 42:21)