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The blue prayer shawl (Part 2)

First posted: February 19, 2006

E-mailed: January 19, 2006

Word received by: Marcella

 

This is a continuation of the word on "The blue prayer shawl" posted earlier...

 

The American Goliath

When David cut off Goliath's head, the Israelite army came out of its cowardly hiding, and it boldly persecuted the Philistines until they were defeated.

 

"45Then said David to the Philistine, Thou comest to me with a sword, and with a spear, and with a shield: but I come to thee in the name of the LORD of hosts, the God of the armies of Israel, whom thou hast defied. 46This day will the LORD deliver thee into mine hand; and I will smite thee, and take thine head from thee; and I will give the carcases of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air, and to the wild beasts of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel. 47And all this assembly shall know that the LORD saveth not with sword and spear: for the battle is the LORDíS, and he will give you into our hands. 48And it came to pass, when the Philistine arose, and came and drew nigh to meet David, that David hasted, and ran toward the army to meet the Philistine. 49And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead; and he fell upon his face to the earth. 50So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and smote the Philistine, and slew him; but there was no sword in the hand of David. 51Therefore David ran, and stood upon the Philistine, and took his sword, and drew it out of the sheath thereof, and slew him, and cut off his head therewith. And when the Philistines saw their champion was dead, they fled. 52And the men of Israel and of Judah arose, and shouted, and pursued the Philistines, until thou come to the valley, and to the gates of Ekron. And the wounded of the Philistines fell down by the way to Shaaraim, even unto Gath, and unto Ekron. 53And the children of Israel returned from chasing after the Philistines, and they spoiled their tents." (1 Samuel 17:45-53)

 

David had little respect for the giant Goliath. The young warrior David was undaunted by the spirits around him that were saying, "You are not experienced enough; you are an arrogant little fool who thinks of himself more highly than he should":

 

"And Eliab his eldest brother heard when he spake unto the men; and Eliabís anger was kindled against David, and he said, Why camest thou down hither? and with whom hast thou left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know thy pride, and the naughtiness of thine heart; for thou art come down that thou mightest see the battle." (1 Samuel 17:28)

 

David paid no attention to his "eldest brother" Eliab. Instead of submitting to Eliab's "hierarchical superiority", David brushed Eliab's comments aside, for he knew that God had anointed His people to defeat the giant before them. As Eliab said the words above to David, Eliab was hunkering down with his other brothers, in utter fear of Goliath and the Philistines. Through his words, Eliab was trying to get David to share in his fear and reverence of the giant before them. Therefore, his words are an expression of the "Goliath spirit of hierarchical intimidation". In a spiritual sense, it was really Goliath who spoke the words in verse 28 above, and Eliab was the vessel through which the words were being spoken. This is shown by the fact that Goliath showed the same disdain for David as Eliab did:

 

"42And when the Philistine looked about, and saw David, he disdained him: for he was but a youth, and ruddy, and of a fair countenance. 43And the Philistine said unto David, Am I a dog, that thou comest to me with staves? And the Philistine cursed David by his gods. 44And the Philistine said to David, Come to me, and I will give thy flesh unto the fowls of the air, and to the beasts of the field." (1 Samuel 17:42-44)

 

Through his rebuke of David, Eliab was pretending to be "wiser" and more "spiritual" than the "irreverent", and "youthfully reckless" David who did not "know" that the Philistine giant deserved his "reverential fear". Eliab disdained David's "buccaneer" spirit because his "Edomite" heart refused to accept the fact that God's Anointing is the "Great Equalizer" (Galatians 3:27-29, 1 John 2:27). In the Anointed One ("Christ"), all hierarchical barriers are broken and all temporal divisions are transcended. Edom (i.e.- Esau) thought that he was inherently superior to his brother Jacob because he had come out of the womb first (Genesis 25:25), and he saw Jacob's service to him as a right earned through hierarchical superiority. This is the reason why Esau saw it as "no big deal" when Jacob served him the porridge with which he disdained his birthright (Genesis 25:29-34). In the same way, Eliab saw David as his personal little "errand boy" who had no business delving into more "complicated" matters that belonged to people of "higher importance". It was OK for David to bring Eliab food from their father (1 Samuel 17:16-18), but it was not OK for David to pretend that God could use him. All of this reveals that Eliab was a spiritual "Edom" possessed by the spirit of Cain that does not hesitate to kill "little brother" Abel when he gets "irreverent" and makes Cain "look bad".

 

When David killed the Philistine giant, the Israelites who watched him realized that, in the anointing of God, they had no reason to bow in reverent fear before the Philistines. They realized that the anointing of God was the "great equalizer". They broke away from the Eliab spirit and from the Goliath spirit of hierarchical intimidation, and they launched themselves against the Philistines and destroyed them. When they lost their "reverend" fear, they were able to deal the enemy the knockout punch. This is what the Church in America lacked in the summer of 2005. The spiritual David had exposed the inherent weakness of the Philistine giant that has ruled the Church for centuries, and all God asked was for the believers in America to step out from their bunkers of religious caution and to utterly dismantle the current Church structures --- in order to spawn a new and different Church that would shake America and the world. But believers in America believed satan (cursed is he) when he whispered to them,

"Don't be a buccaneer!! Don't be a reckless free-spirit!! Don't you realize that God has established religious hierarchies for a purpose? Hasn't God called you to submit to authority? Can you really go out on your own? Has Saul, your head, given you the orders to attack the Philistines? No, he hasn't, has he? Do you even deem yourself worthy of touching Goliath's corpse? You are nothing compared to him. He is a revered champion. If even the great Saul does not dare to go up against Goliath and the Philistines, what makes you think that you can defeat them? Who do YOU think you are?"

 

Because most believers in the American Church believed satan, they did not come out of the "safety" of their religious bunker, which turned that bunker into a "cautious pit of aborted dreams". America acted like Saul's armor-bearer:

 

"1Now the Philistines fought against Israel: and the men of Israel fled from before the Philistines, and fell down slain in mount Gilboa. 2And the Philistines followed hard upon Saul and upon his sons; and the Philistines slew Jonathan, and Abinadab, and Malchishua, Saulís sons. 3And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers. 4Then said Saul unto his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and abuse me. But his armourbearer would not; for he was sore afraid. Therefore Saul took a sword, and fell upon it. 5And when his armourbearer saw that Saul was dead, he fell likewise upon his sword, and died with him. 6So Saul died, and his three sons, and his armourbearer, and all his men, that same day together. 7And when the men of Israel that were on the other side of the valley, and they that were on the other side Jordan, saw that the men of Israel fled, and that Saul and his sons were dead, they forsook the cities, and fled; and the Philistines came and dwelt in them." (1 Samuel 31:1-7)

 

When the armor-bearer had the chance to kill off the "undead" Saul, he became filled with fear. Even though Saul's death would open the way for the anointed one's (David's) manifestation and the eventual liberation of Israel from the Philistines, the armor-bearer was more concerned about protocol and about not touching the "untouchable".

 

Even after Saul took his own life, the armor-bearer remained spiritually attached to a dead Saul. He considered his life so "insignificant" when compared to Saul's that he deemed himself unworthy of living on this Earth after beholding the fall of his leader, so he "fell likewise upon his sword, and died with him" (v5). Just like Saul's armor-bearer, all those who refuse to touch the "untouchable" are committing spiritual suicide. They are giving their life for a cause that is not worth fighting for, and they shall be accountable before God for that worthless sacrifice.

 

The word "armourbearer" in the passage above was translated from the Hebrew word nasa, which literally means, "to lift up, bear, support, exalt". Therefore, the armor-bearer represents the "ground-swell" of believers who insist on supporting "undead ministers". In these latter days, God is surveying His people to see who they are interested in exalting. Those who understand that God can be manifested in weakly flesh shall exalt His judging serpents. Those who believe in religious hierarchies and in Old Covenant separations shall exalt the undead Sauls. By exalting the lowly judging serpents, you are paving the way for God exalting you and the brethren around you. By exalting the undead Sauls, you are paving the way for God casting you off as well, and you are helping satan to destroy the callings of many people around you.

 

Even though David was unafraid to "touch" Goliath, he was fearful of "touching" Saul. God gave him two opportunities to kill Saul (1 Samuel 24:1-8, 1 Samuel 26:1-12), but he allowed the "Goliath spirit" to convince him not to do it. Even though most preachers see this as an example of David's "righteousness", a close study of chapters 24 and 26 of 1 Samuel, along with chapter 25 (the chapter in the middle) clearly reveals that David's sparing of Saul's life was a result of a Jebusite influence in his heart, not the Holy Spirit. This Jebusite influence would negatively affect David throughout most of his life; it was not until many, many years later that he was finally freed from this influence (2 Samuel 24:1-24), but not before much spiritual damage had been done to David's life and to the lives of many, many others. Had David killed Saul when he had a chance, Jonathan, his beloved friend, would have lived to see the day when David became king of Israel, and he would have lived to complete the mighty calling on his life. Instead, Jonathan's life and the lives of many others were unnecessarily cut short. That is what happens when believers refuse to let go of the cursed spirit of "ministerial reverence".

 

Ever since his recent brain hemorrhage, Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon has been a comatose vegetable. He is a "living" figure of the "undead zombie kings" who are "ruling" over the Church. Just like Ariel Sharon, the Church's kings retain the human title of "prime minister", but they are no longer relevant in the spirit realm. When Pat Robertson declared Sharon's hemorrhage a "judgment from God", he was touching Sharon's cadaver and removing it from the scene. When he did that, all those who revere sacred cows stood up in arms, indignant over Pat Robertson's "youthful recklessness". Had Pat Robertson not backed down to Eliab's and Jezebel's accusations against him, the Lord would have taken him to a new dimension in his spiritual walk, and new pages would have been written in his spiritual life. Unfortunately, Pat Robertson backed down, proving how the American Church remains afraid of Goliath. Interestingly enough, the Gaza Strip is named after the city of Gaza, one of the 5 Philistine cities in the times of Goliath (1 Samuel 6:17).

 

Crazy fractal believers

As I have been typing the words above, the Lord has repeatedly reminded me of a 1991 song by the British singer "Seal" entitled "Crazy":

 

[Lyrics adapted from lirama.net and houseoflyrics.com]

 

In a church, by the face,
He talks about the people going under


Only child know...


A man decides after seventy years
That what he goes there for

Is to unlock the door
While those around him criticise and sleep


And through a fractal on that breaking wall
I see you, my friend

And touch your face again
Miracles will happen as we trip
 

-------- (REFRAIN)--------

But we're never gonna survive unless
We get a little crazy
No, we're never gonna survive unless
We are a little ...cray ... cray ... crazy
 

Crazy are the people walking through my head
One of them has got a gun

To shoot the other one
And yet together they were friends at school


Get it, get it, get it, yeah!
 

If all were there when we first took the pill
//Then maybe//
//Then maybe//
Miracles will happen as we speak
 

[REFRAIN]

No no we'll never survive unless we get a little bit...
 

Amanda decides to go along after seventeen years
 

(Oh darlin ...)
In a sky full of people, only some want to fly ... Isn't that crazy?
In a world full of people, only some want to fly ... Isn't that crazy? (Crazy)
In a heaven of people, there's only some want to fly ... Ain't that crazy?
(Oh babe Oh darlin' ...)
In a world full of people there's only some want to fly ... ////Isn't that crazy?////
 

[REFRAIN]

[REFRAIN]

No, no, never survive unless we get a little bit...
 

And then you see things
The size of which you've never known before
They'll break it

Someday


Only child know, them things
The size of which you've never known before
///Someday... Someway...///

Someday...
 

I had listened to this song many times, but, to be honest with you, I was not aware of the full lyrics of this song. As I am reading them now, I am stunned at how they correlate with everything we have shared so far. No wonder the Lord kept insisting that we add these lyrics!!! Singers such as Seal are prophetically singing about things that even they do not understand in their natural minds (1 Corinthians 13:9).

 

Notice how this song begins by speaking of a man in a church who is "talking about the people going under". This is a figure of the believers who are becoming aware of the Amorite kings dying inside the church, and whose carcasses can be smelled in the spiritual atmosphere. Then, the song says, "Only child know". This has a double significance. On the one hand, it speaks of those with the prophetic anointing. As we have said before, the prophetic anointing prompts us to feel so unique that we, in a way, feel like God's "only son" or daughter. Therefore, the phrase "only child know" means that only believers who are willing to seek God in prophetic intimacy will be able to detect the "people going under". The carcasses will only be smelled by believers willing to embrace their uniqueness before God.

 

On the other hand, the phrase "only child know" means that only those with the heart of a little child will be able to detect the rotting kings' carcasses. Only the "little ones" with a humble heart that is submissive to God will detect that the "revered kings have gone under".

 

The song then speaks of a man who decides after 70 years that what "he goes there for is to unlock the door, while those around him criticize and sleep". The "70 years" point to the following passage:

 

"1In the first year of Darius the son of Ahasuerus, of the seed of the Medes, which was made king over the realm of the Chaldeans; 2In the first year of his reign I Daniel understood by books the number of the years, whereof the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah the prophet, that he would accomplish seventy years in the desolations of Jerusalem. 3And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes" (Daniel 9:1-3)

 

The "70 years", therefore, speak of believers who become aware that the time of Jerusalem's desolation is over and that a spiritual door has been opened for restoration. After Daniel read that Jerusalem's desolation would last 70 years, he didn't say,

"OK. Time is up!! That means that God will come and set us free and return us to the Promised Land. Since He said it, it will definitely be so, so all I must do is relax as I wait for God to take us home!! Everything is on cruise control now!!".

Instead, he set his face unto the Lord God, and sought Him by "prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes" (v3). He understood that the door of opportunity had been set before them, and it was up to God's people to (apostolically) "unlock" the door and (evangelistically) burst on through. This is what the song above is speaking about when it refers to a man who "decides after 70 years that what he goes there for is to unlock the door". Those "around him" who "criticize and sleep" refer to the negligent believers who think that a "stork" will "magically" bring the Lord's parousia. Even though it is time to proactively groan in vigil, most of the Church is passively asleep, and it is quick to criticize the "noisy" groaners who will just not "let well enough alone".

 

The song above then speaks of seeing a friend through a "fractal" on the breaking wall. According to wikipedia.org, a fractal is a "geometric object which is rough or irregular on all scales of length", and which "therefore appears to be 'broken up' in a radical way". Despite their "irregular" appearance, however, fractals can be formed through orderly iterations or recursions. In other words, they may seem "random" and "chaotic" to the natural eye, but they have a very definite "method" or "pattern" to their "madness", even though the pattern may be inherently complex.

 

Fractals have an interesting quality: they can be divided into parts, with each part resembling the original object. Fractals possess "infinite detail" (i.e.- infinite granularity), meaning that their level of detail does not decrease as you "zoom" in on them. In other words, "zooming in" only exposes complex detail that was not initially visible, meaning that, as you zoom into the object, it does not become "simpler"; it remains complex. At first, these fractal objects were described in abstract mathematical terms, and it was only until computer graphics came along that their geometric beauty came to life.

 

Fractal mathematics are used to describe situations or shapes that cannot be explained easily by classical Euclidean geometry or Newtonian calculus. Fractals are used in intricate computer-generated art; they are also used to describe highly "irregular" real-world objects such as snowflakes, clouds, mountains, turbulence, organic systems such as trees and ferns, biological systems such as blood vessels, and geological systems such as river networks, river basins, and coastlines. An important mathematical work on fractals in the 1960s by BenoÓt Mandelbrot was entitled "How Long Is the Coast of Britain?". Mandelbrot was the person who coined the word "fractal", which is derived from the Latin word fractus meaning "broken" or "irregular". Despite their ubiquitous appearance in real-world objects, fractals were not much studied until well into the 20th century, and general definitions came even later. Even though formal definitions have been formulated, there is still debate and controversy over how to define fractals because of the difficulties in defining what "too irregular" means, among other things.

 

Because of their "chaotic" but "orderly" nature, fractals are used in the generation of new music and various other art forms. They are also used in seismology, which means that earthquakes, though chaotic, have a "method" or "orderly pattern" to them. They are also used in cosmology, which reveals how God's creation is permeated with fractals.

 

A well-known example of a "fractal object" is a "Koch snowflake", which is the iterative union of infinitely many regions. The boundary of each region is a triangle. Each time new triangles are added to the "snowflake" (during each iteration), its perimeter grows to infinity, even though its area remains finite. This is an example of an object with an "infinite border" around a "finite area". It is like having an infinitely long fence around a small parcel of land.

 

Why, then, does the song "Crazy" prophetically speak about seeing a friend through a "fractal" on a breaking wall? Because it is a prophetic expression from the Lord about the nature of creation and the nature of man. As we have said before, we are living manifestations of the Logos of God. We are "logos" in the flesh, we are "walking words of God" on Earth, and, even though we may seem like "insignificant little words", we carry the inherent complexity of God's awesome nature in our spiritual DNA. We are "projections" of God on Earth; we are "zoom-in shots" of the Lord on Earth, but, even so, we replicate the nature of God Himself and we retain His complexity. We are not "simplified" versions of God in the flesh.

 

The "breaking wall" mentioned in the song refers to the Old-Covenant artificial separation that man has established between God and His people. The Lord came to "rent the veil" (Matthew 27:50-53), to break this separation, but man insists on putting up the veil again, and cursed are those who knowingly do!!! As we become aware of our God-given potential, that artificial wall of separation begins to break, and we begin to see our brethren as "fractals", as "projections" or "complex iterations" of God Himself on Earth. We begin to see the "sons of men" as "spitting images" of God; we begin to see them as "trees that walk" (Mark 8:24) even when they have the external form of a lowly seed (Luke 17:1-10).

 

Therefore, as we visualize the God-potential in the people around us, the following words are sung by the Lord God who abides in us:

And through a fractal on that breaking wall
I see you, my friend

And touch your face again
Miracles will happen as we trip

As we behold God's Face (and not His Back), we become portals of His Face on Earth, and we will be "atmospheric channels" that will allow the people around us to have direct, face-to-face encounters with God Himself (Matthew 18:10). That is why the lyrics above speak of God "touching our face again".

 

Because of the fractals' inherent complexity, they appear "chaotic" and "random" to the undiscerning eye. In the same way, those who do not discern the God-potential in man will immediately label "fractal expressions" as mere "madness". When God manifests Himself through you, fellow believer, you will "gush out" a torrent of prophetic expression that no human boat will be able to contain, and those who are more interested in the boat than in God Himself shall immediately lash out against you, complaining to you that your torrent is sinking the boat, instead of realizing that God is prompting them to recognize a dimension of reality that transcends the blasť natural realm they are so comfortable in (Luke 5:7).

 

The fractal expressions of God's faithful remnant may seem like "madness", but, as we have said before, there is a "method" to that "madness". When we operate in the Spirit, we begin to move in complex spiritual patterns that make creative sense to the mind of Christ but seem like purposeless chaos to the carnal mind (1 Corinthians 2:12-16). Fractals are used to describe situations or shapes that cannot be easily explained using classical geometry or calculus. In the same way, the remnant's fractal expressions cannot be explained using "traditional religious doctrine", because they are the result of believers who have chosen to take the "quantum leap of light". Fellow believer, when you take that quantum leap, you enter into a new spiritual dimension that will be completely foreign to those around you who want to remain in their religious structures.

 

Fractal figures such as the "Koch snowflake" can have a border of "infinite length" that encloses a finite area. This is a figure of how the limited physical nature of man was designed by God to contain His infinite nature:

 

"9For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily. 10And ye are complete in him, which is the head of all principality and power" (Colossians 2:9-10)

[Notice how verse 10 includes us "in Him", which means that verse 9 applies to us when we are "in Him". In Him, we have "all things" (Romans 8:31-32). Many in the Body of Christ get excited when they hear such a phrase from the pulpit, because they immediately think of a brand new car or a larger house, and they become enraged at the "self-limiting religious folk" who refuse to apply such a phrase to material things. However, when those "self-limiting religious folk" start to apply that phrase to God, they shout "blasphemy". What would you rather have? A brand new car or God Himself? I choose Him, because in Him is the fulfillment of all that I was meant to be. "I am complete in Him" (v10). I am after Him (Philippians 3:8-14), not after a brand new car. When we are after Him, any material things we may need along the way will take care of themselves (Matthew 6:33, 1 Timothy 6:6-9), and they will be very, very secondary in the grand scheme of our lives. Remnant believers see everything else as "dung" when compared with the glory of possessing the Lord God Almighty (Philippians 3:8, Song of Solomon 6:3).]

 

Notice how the passage above declares that the fullness of the Godhead could abide within Christ's physical body, and His body was created in weakness, like yours and mine:

 

"6Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: 7But made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant, and was made in the likeness of men: 8And being found in fashion as a man, he humbled himself, and became obedient unto death, even the death of the cross." (Philippians 2:6-8)

 

The fact that "fractals" appear across creation reveals the inherently complex roots that lie underneath God's creation. We, human beings, are the crown of God's creation. We were made in the "image and likeness of Elohim", and we were created to have dominion over all of creation (Genesis 1:26). If clouds, trees, and rivers reflect "fractal" complexity, how much more won't that complexity be reflected in us, His creation, His people! As you behold your fellow human being in a "fractal", you will unlock the door to the parousia of Yeshua on Earth.

 

"1O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens. 2Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. 3When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; 4What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? 5For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour. 6Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; thou hast put all things under his feet: 7All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field; 8The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas. 9O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!" (Psalm 8:1-9)

 

As we said above, the man who gave "fractals" their official name was BenoÓt Mandelbrot. It is no spiritual coincidence that he chose to name his 1960s book on fractals by the title "How Long Is the Coast of Britain?". As the Lord has had us writing about the UK, I have become increasingly aware of the "fractal nature" of the British people. As revealed by their music and their writings, it is evident that the British have a "fractal depth", a fractal depth that has not been tainted by the religious simplicity that the American people have been exposed to.

 

A few days ago, the Lord made me listen to a preacher on the radio who was expounding on the scientific merits of "creationism" versus "evolutionism". This preacher (who is American) said the following: "The theory of evolution lacks the necessary scientific evidence to make it a credible theory. Let's consider that evidence. For one, evolution is inconsistent with the Bible, which is the inerrant word of God; there is no error in the Bible, and anything that contradicts the Bible is false". When I heard that, I became so indignant in my spirit that I changed to another station. Even though I agree that the theory of evolution lacks the necessary scientific evidence to be credible and that the Bible is the inerrant word of God, it was so sad to hear this old preacher claim the Bible's veracity as the first piece of "scientific evidence" that refutes evolutionism. Faith in the Bible's veracity cannot be claimed as "scientific" evidence. If you are going to disprove evolution as a "scientific" theory, you must disprove it on scientific grounds, and you must present truly scientific evidence. If the Bible is the true word of God, it will stand up to any scientific scrutiny. We cannot assume that the Bible is inerrant in order to prove to people that it is inerrant. That amounts to "begging the principle". Therefore, the logical incoherence of the preacher's statement reveals the simplistic dogmatism inherent in the American Church. Fundamentalist Christians in America tend to believe in the Bible and in their church's doctrine simply "because...". It is as if they said, "That is just the way it is; the God of the Bible exists, and you better accept it because that is what a good patriotic American is supposed to believe." Anything that is not aligned with the fundamentalist dogma is immediately discarded, and anyone who rejects the dogma must be a "son of the devil". It is as if they said, "Don't bother me with the details; this is what we believe in the heart of America, and that's that!!".

 

Even though we are supposed to be people of conviction and unswerving character, that is not the type of conviction God has called us to have. It is a sin against Almighty God to simplify our faith. That is the cheater's way out! To simply hide behind years of "religious tradition" and behind the dogma of a well-accepted organization is outright spiritual cowardice. God's wisdom is not that simple. You cannot reduce Him to a simple list of religious creeds and sit comfortably in your church pew until the "good Lord comes and takes you home". Cursed be such a simplistic attitude, and cursed be those who promote it!!! God's purposes on Earth have been hindered because of simplistic attitudes like that, and God's wrath is being revealed against the simplistic religious idiots who stubbornly stand in His way, claiming to be doing God's work when they are in fact obstructing it!!! Despite God's repeated efforts to open their understanding, their simplistic minds remain as such, not because they are mentally retarded, but because their arrogant hearts are too proud to admit the error of their ways.

 

"39And Jesus said, For judgment I am come into this world, that they which see not might see; and that they which see might be made blind. 40And some of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also? 41Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth." (John 9:39-41)

 

People in Europe abhor the simplistic nature of "fundamentalist dogmatism". Their "fractal nature" has not been tamed by religious institutionalism. Therefore, they are ripe for recognizing the God of Israel, the inherently complex God who, out of His unquestionable Oneness (Deuteronomy 6:4) spawned the immensely complex and diverse universe that surrounds us. In the latter days, the meaning behind these words will be made evident, and the nations of the Earth shall stand in awe as they watch the "spiritually dead" continent of Europe manifesting the awesome "fractal" nature of our Lord and our God.

 

As we said above, fractals are used in seismology. This reveals the spiritual connection between "fractals" and the green horse of liberating earthquakes. As God's remnant believers labor in their "pregnant madness", they create agitations in the lowest parts of the Earth (literally and figuratively). These agitations eventually lead to the unleashing of mighty earthquakes that liberate God's fractal nature upon the Earth, destroying all the artificial structures that have held that nature back. The fact that earthquakes can be studied using fractal mathematics reveals that there is a pattern or method in the earthquakes' apparent chaos and madness.

 

As we have said before, Psalm 60:1-3 reveals that God forces the "wine of shock" down the throats of stubborn Cain. The spirit of Cain and Edom in America (which uses the "Bible Belt" to hold up its effeminate pants, and the "Heartland" to keep its cholesterol-thick blood pumping) reacts angrily against anything that shakes its conservative world. Therefore, the Lord shall cause the earth to tremble in order to shock America's conservative church structures, for the Lord God Almighty is tired of a spiritual culture that denies His fractal nature. God's True Church is not an institution. It has never been one, and it will never be one. He shall unleash the randomness of His fractal nature in order to shock those who stand at the edge of the Jordan and who refuse to cross over into the Promised Land because they know that their conservative religious structures will be made to drown in the Jordan, just as the Egyptian chariots were drowned in the Red Sea. Korah (who is actually Cain at his last, weakened stage) thinks that those chariots can be preserved if they stay at the edge of the Jordan without crossing. Korah, however, fails to understand that those chariots will be swallowed up by the Earth anyway (Numbers 16:28-34). They shall be destroyed, regardless of what anyone tries to do. By delaying the inevitable, they are only accumulating more wrath from God.

 

{A few hours before posting this word, the Lord made me learn through a radio broadcast that the singer Seal's birthday is on February 19. According to wikipedia.org, Seal's birth date was on February 19, 1963. This means that this word is being "coincidentally" posted on Seal's 43rd birthday, which correlates with the number "439" mentioned before. This was not done deliberately by us. It is the work of our "fractal" Lord and God.}

 

Who is the crazy one?

After speaking about "fractals", the song "Crazy" (included above) says the following:

 

But we're never gonna survive unless
We get a little crazy
No, we're never gonna survive unless
We are a little ...cray ... cray ... crazy
...

Crazy are the people walking through my head
One of them has got a gun

To shoot the other one
And yet together they were friends at school

...

In a sky full of people, only some want to fly ... Isn't that crazy?
In a world full of people, only some want to fly ... Isn't that crazy? (Crazy)
In a heaven of people, there's only some want to fly ... Ain't that crazy?
In a world full of people there's only some want to fly ... ////Isn't that crazy?////
 

These prophetic words reveal the irony of carnal man's behavior and accusations. Cain labels younger brother Abel as "blood crazy" for going around killing sheep to honor God. Yet, he turns around and kills Abel (shedding human blood), and he even considers it the "reasonable" thing to do. As we have said before, the Cain spirit of human imposition leads to "spiritual bed-wetters". As Cain oppresses people with artificial restrictions, "spiritual geysers" are bound to emerge. Why? Because God created man with a fractal nature, which means that man must be allowed to have expansions of "chaotic randomness" in order to grow. That is an undeniable fact of life, and anyone who denies that is, in effect, questioning God's wisdom in creating man that way.

 

"20Nay but, O man, who art thou that repliest against God? Shall the thing formed say to him that formed it, Why hast thou made me thus? 21Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make one vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour? 22What if God, willing to shew his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath fitted to destruction: 23And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory, 24Even us, whom he hath called, not of the Jews only, but also of the Gentiles? 25As he saith also in Osee, I will call them my people, which were not my people; and her beloved, which was not beloved. 26And it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God." (Romans 9:20-26)

 

When the Lord God chose to take His salvation to the "uncouth" and "dead" Gentiles, it was a shock and an "act of lunacy" to the religious Jews. When He chose a "heathen" people who were apparently not seeking after Him, it made no sense to the religious mindset of the Pharisees and Sadducees. Who is man to question the "chaotic explosions" of God's dynamis power on Earth? Who is man to contain the awesome nature of the God who in His unfathomable power created heaven and earth? Woe be unto the fool who stands in His way!!!

 

In the lyrics above, the Lord declares, "In a sky full of people, only some want to fly ... Isn't that crazy?". This speaks of a Church full of believers with a heavenly nature from above who refuse to move in that nature. To man, it is crazy for believers to want to fly. To God, it is crazy for them not to want to fly. We are eagles, with beautiful and long wings, but who remain perched up in our religious cages, unwilling to open the cage and fly in the Spirit. An eagle that refuses to fly is a crazy eagle.

 

Fellow believer, when you and I choose to be sons and daughters submitted under His apostolic judgments and who are willing to operate in the "chaotic randomness" of His prophetic spirit, we become channels of the Holy Spirit's prophetic power and evangelistic strength, which leads to the evangelistic knowledge of the Father and His apostolic fear permeating throughout the atmosphere of the Earth (Acts 19:1-7,8-10; Acts 19:11-12; Acts 19:13-16,17-20). That is why the song above says, "Miracles will happen as we trip ... Miracles will happen as we speak". As believers expose themselves to "inevitable trip-ups", they clear the path for the all-consuming, fearsome God of Israel to be manifested on Earth. As the song "Crazy" prophetically declares:

 

And then you see things
The size of which you've never known before
They'll break it

Someday


Only child know, them things
The size of which you've never known before
///Someday... Someway...///

Someday...

 

The Lord is recruiting spiritual "buccaneers" who will appear "irreverent" and "unbridled" to man, but who in the eyes of Almighty God are "submissive" and "reverent". This army of crazy buccaneers will, under full submission to their Lord and Captain, transform the spiritual atmosphere of the Earth in these latter days. In a touch of deep prophetic irony, the "fractal craziness" of these believers shall end the masked craziness of man and restore the sanity of God's judgments upon the Earth.

 

Even though the spiritual "buccaneers" seem like the "crazy" ones on the outside, they are not. Who, then, are the truly "crazy" ones? The crazy ones in the eyes of God are those who don't get outraged at unrighteousness and who don't want to fly.

 

"No go" at 16

In the middle of the song "Crazy" (included above), the following mysterious line appears:

 

Amanda decides to go along after seventeen years

 

According to a names-meaning website, the name "Amanda" was created in the 17th century by the English playwright Colley Cibber, who based it on a Latin word meaning "loveable". According to wikipedia.org, "Amanda" was the name of a wife in the play "Love's Last Shift" who was not appreciated by her husband (named "Loveless"). The "Amanda" mentioned in the song, therefore, represents a prophetic remnant that was not appreciated by the American Church, despite its spiritual grace and "loveability". The remnant spirit floated on by like bread adrift in the sea, and America did not bother to retrieve it and welcome it in her midst. It, therefore, floated on over to the UK and Europe, where it will be welcomed and appreciated.

 

The remnant-spirit visitation was ignored by America because God's remnant was unwilling to cooperate with an American Church stuck at "16", i.e.- an American Church fixated on revival without letting go of pastoral domination. The steely-determination remnant, however, will not compromise on God's convictions. Like Amanda in the song, it will only "go along" when the American Church reaches "17", i.e.- when it recognizes that God's revival can only come when it allows the prophetic remnant to be fully manifested --- that will happen when it is willing to exalt the lowly judging serpents in her midst.

 

Interestingly enough, Colley Cibber, the playwright who created the name "Amanda", also did an adaptation in 1717 of MoliŤre's French play "Tartuffe" (Cibber renamed it "The Nonjuror"). According to wikipedia.org, this play is about a wealthy man named Orgon who is deceived by Tartuffe, a man who pretends to be of great religious zeal and fervor. Little by little, Tartuffe gains manipulative control over Orgon and his mother, and he is eventually able to convince Orgon that he cede him control of his finances and family. Tartuffe becomes so confident about his grip on Orgon that he even tries to seduce Orgon's wife. Before Tartuffe's plans are successful, however, Tartuffe is exposed, the king intervenes, and Tartuffe is sent to prison. This play is a figure of how pastors have slowly convinced believers that they are the "monopolized voice of God on Earth", which gives them direct and unrestricted control over their brethren's lives. Little by little, the pastoral matriarchy has robbed God's people of their spiritual potential, and they have claimed ownership over gifts that do not belong to them but to God. They have turned into spiritual "Shebnas" who claim to own what isn't theirs. Therefore, God has this word for "Shebna Tartuffe":

 

"15Thus saith the Lord GOD of hosts, Go, get thee unto this treasurer, even unto Shebna, which is over the house, and say, 16What hast thou here? and whom hast thou here, that thou hast hewed thee out a sepulchre here, as he that heweth him out a sepulchre on high, and that graveth an habitation for himself in a rock? 17Behold, the LORD will carry thee away with a mighty captivity, and will surely cover thee. 18He will surely violently turn and toss thee like a ball into a large country: there shalt thou die, and there the chariots of thy glory shall be the shame of thy lordís house. 19And I will drive thee from thy station, and from thy state shall he pull thee down. 20And it shall come to pass in that day, that I will call my servant Eliakim the son of Hilkiah: 21And I will clothe him with thy robe, and strengthen him with thy girdle, and I will commit thy government into his hand: and he shall be a father to the inhabitants of Jerusalem, and to the house of Judah. 22And the key of the house of David will I lay upon his shoulder; so he shall open, and none shall shut; and he shall shut, and none shall open. 23And I will fasten him as a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for a glorious throne to his fatherís house. 24And they shall hang upon him all the glory of his fatherís house, the offspring and the issue, all vessels of small quantity, from the vessels of cups, even to all the vessels of flagons. 25In that day, saith the LORD of hosts, shall the nail that is fastened in the sure place be removed, and be cut down, and fall; and the burden that was upon it shall be cut off: for the LORD hath spoken it." (Isaiah 22:15-25)

 

The name "Shebna" means "vigor", and is a figure of the arrogant kings who refuse to be tied up and led to die. In their "ministerial vigor", they have wrestled away and have not allowed the binds of God upon their wrists, and they have lorded themselves over God's people, claiming to have the ultimate say over what goes on and does not go on in the Church. Just like Tartuffe, these spiritual scoundrels have used the name of God to gain subtle dominion over the lives of their brethren, and they shall be judged harshly, for, as with Tartuffe, the legitimate King is coming to set things straight. He is unleashing His horses against you, and you shall be dragged out to die, says the Lord. You shall be tossed as balls into the land of oblivion, for you have defied the Lord our God long enough. In your place, says the Lord, God will raise up Eliakim, the son of Hilkiah. He has the key of the house of David, for he has been willing to die with Me (Revelation 1:18, Revelation 12:9-11).

 

Not surprisingly, the play "Tartuffe" was almost immediately censored when it was first performed in 1664 (coincidentally, 64 equals 16 times 4). The religious higher-ups in France became indignant over the play's message, and they clamored to the king (Louis XIV) that he cancel the play. Acting like a people-pleasing Pontius Pilate, Louis XIV eventually censored the play, not out of personal conviction, but because he wanted "peace" and "stability" in his days. No wonder God made sure that his great grandson Louis 16 was beheaded during the French Revolution!!!

 

The fact that Cibber made an English adaptation of the French play "Tartuffe" in 1717 has spiritual significance. The year "1717" points the number "17", meaning that the "Tartuffes" in America are the ones holding America back at "16"; "17" cannot be reached until the Tartuffes are swept aside. America is a "Brittany", a mixture of "British" apostolic judgments and "French" religiosity. Under this "French" religiosity that preserves the Church's human structures, the play Tartuffe will be censored, and it cannot reach its apostolic righteous conclusion. It is only in an atmosphere of uncompromised "Britishness" (as was the case in 1717) that the play can "play itself out". This is the reason why the remnant says "no go" to 16. In the "16" land of compromises, the completion of God's purposes is not possible. The spiritual "Amanda" will only "play along" after "seventeen years".

 

In the play, Tartuffe was exposed as a lying scoundrel during one scene, but Orgon allowed himself to be confused by Tartuffe's crafty words. Instead of punishing Tartuffe, Orgon punished those who had worked to expose Tartuffe, the very people who were trying to help him out of Tartuffe's tightening grip. In the same way, the Lord God sent His black horse to kill the Church's ministerial leadership by exposing their cluelessness, but the American Church chose to stick by their "Tartuffes", even when they had become spiritual cadavers. God's warning, therefore, is the following: Get away from bald Korah, for those who remain with him shall be swallowed up with him.

 

The play Tartuffe was translated and adapted by Liz Lochhead into the Scots language in 1985. That adaptation was recently revived on January 7, 2006 at the Edinburgh Royal Lyceum in Scotland. The date "January 7, 2006" was 40 days ago from the time of this writing, February 16, 2006, day #47 of the year 2006. While the number "40" speaks of "spiritual deserts", the number "47" speaks of the "River of God". Therefore, the Lord is saying the following:

I shall make My rose to bloom in the desert. The sparse lands of black-horse Scotland shall see My Glory, for thus I have purposed it, and no one can close the door that My servant Eliakim ben-Hilkiah has opened in Me.

 

There is much more to say, but we will share it in the next posting...