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Prophetic word for today

Warm treachery

First posted: April 19, 2007

Word received: February 2007

Received by: Shamah-Elim Bible Studies

 

According to an AP story posted on the Internet on February 13, 2007, a report backed by the Belgian government blamed Belgian authorities and the ruling elite for collaborating with the Nazis in the persecution of Jews during World War 2. Belgian Senate chairwoman Anne-Marie Lizin saw the detailed report as "a mirror of ourselves" and condemned the "cowardliness of our administration". According to the report, there was an influx of Jews escaping from Germany into Belgium, seeking a place of refuge from Nazi persecution. When the Nazis invaded Belgium, which had remained neutral until then, the Belgian government fled to Britain, but they left instructions to civil servants exhorting them to "cooperate" with the Nazis in order to keep public services running. This cooperation, however, turned into a submissiveness that ended up including cooperation in persecuting the Jews. At the end, half of the approximately 50,000 Jews in Belgium were exterminated in the Holocaust. Whilst in exile, the Belgian government in London remained silent as the civil servants back in Belgium cooperated with the Holocaust. Even after the war, Belgian authorities constantly denied any responsibility in the persecution and deportation of Jews. It must be said, however, that a few Belgian cities resisted the rounding up of Jews; however, there was enough support in other cities to keep the extermination going.

 

The report's public release was part of an effort by the Belgian government to admit to their past sins and recognise their shamefulness before all the world.

 

{The AP story mentioned above is available at abcnews.go.com}

 

 

Our comments

American Belgium

As we have said before, "Belgium" represents the spirit of compromise in Europe, a spirit which enables the (temporary) victory of the Charlemagne spirit over God's green-horse remnant. The "Belgium" spirit of compromise in the American Church is what led to God's "civil war" decree over America's spirit realm. Just like Belgium in the 1930s, the American Church wanted to help God's "Allied" remnant against Charlemagne's "Axis" of evil. Key believers in the American Church, however, were unwilling to go all out in order to enable God's latter-rain revival, and they "pulled back" their support in the last minute, leaving the remnant spirit "out on the porch". These "key believers" were those who began to understand God's deeper purposes, believers who began to identify with God's remnant spirit and who were placed by Him in strategic places for a time such as this. They were positioned somewhere between the established "Christian" institutions and the "homeless" remnant, just as Belgium was geographically placed between Nazi Germany and the Allied countries, meaning that Belgium was to serve as a bridge for the "homeless" Jews escaping from Hitler.

 

"13Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the kingís house, more than all the Jews. 14For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy fatherís house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?" (Esther 4:13-14)

[The phrase "holdest thy peace" in verse 14 was translated from the Hebrew verb charash meaning "to be silent, dumb, to be deaf"]

 

When "Belgium" became non-committal, she opened a spiritual door that turned her initial support of the "Allied remnant" into a "hands off" policy mingled with a "Tyre-style" cowardly handover. This reveals a spiritual principle: If you approach God but are not fully committed to Him, you will eventually betray Him, even if that is not your conscious intention. This is what happened to Judas; this is what happened to Belgium; this is what happened to a strategic group of believers within the American Church.

 

{You can read more on Belgium's behaviour during World War 2 at wikipedia.org}

 

The treacherous treasurer

The fact that Judas was the "assigned treasurer" is no coincidence:

 

"4Then saith one of his disciples, Judas Iscariot, Simonís son, which should betray him, 5Why was not this ointment sold for three hundred pence, and given to the poor? 6This he said, not that he cared for the poor; but because he was a thief, and had the bag, and bare what was put therein." (John 12:4-6)

 

The phrase "had the bag" in verse 6 was translated from the Greek verb echo meaning "to have, to hold" and the Greek noun glossokomon. Interestingly enough, the word glossokomon only appears twice in the New Testament, and, in both cases (John 12:6 and John 13:29), it is used to refer to Judas "having the bag". Interestingly enough, the word glossokomon is derived from the word glossa meaning "tongue" and the word kosmos meaning "arrangement". As we have shared before, both the tongue and the word kosmos are related to the pastoral ministry and to soul communion, which shows how soul attachments and abiding by pastoral paradigms are instrumental in believers eventually betraying the Spirit.

 

The word glossokomon was normally used to refer to cases in which people stored the mouthpieces of wind instruments. This reveals the following interrelated characteristics about the "glossokomon holders":

 

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The person holding the glossokomon has the power to prevent others blowing their wind instruments. In Scripture, the trumpet is related to watchmen, which means that it is most directly related to the green horse of the Apocalypse and to the prophetic and pastoral ministries. Therefore, Judas, "the glossokomon holder", points to the enemy's last-ditch effort to halt God's purposes by silencing the trumpet of God's green-horse riders.

 

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The Greek word for "spirit" used in the New Testament's original text is pneuma, which literally means "wind". Therefore, the "glossokomon holder" points to the spiritual "Korahs" who struggle to preserve the matriarchy of the soul and prevent the dominance of the Spirit over the soul. They do their best to prevent the spirit "instruments" being blown.

 

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Since "glossokomon holders" refers to those who work to "hold the wind", which, as we have seen before, points to those who have a literal understanding of God's latter-day purposes, which includes a carnal, literal understanding of the Rapture and the coming of God's Kingdom. Therefore, we can say that those with a literal understanding of God's latter-day plans are prone to turning into "Judases" who betray God's remnant. Judas became disenchanted with Jesus when he realised that Jesus was not bent on establishing an earthly, literal kingdom. Once he understood that Jesus was not out to gain popular support in order to become the literal "king of Israel", and once he understood that Jesus was more interested in carrying out a green-horse sacrificial death instead, Judas decided that it was time to "turn Jesus over".

 

"When Jesus therefore perceived that they would come and take him by force, to make him a king, he departed again into a mountain himself alone" (John 6:15)

 

"60Many therefore of his disciples, when they had heard this, said, This is an hard saying; who can hear it? 61When Jesus knew in himself that his disciples murmured at it, he said unto them, Doth this offend you? 62What and if ye shall see the Son of man ascend up where he was before? 63It is the spirit that quickeneth; the flesh profiteth nothing: the words that I speak unto you, they are spirit, and they are life. 64But there are some of you that believe not. For Jesus knew from the beginning who they were that believed not, and who should betray him. 65And he said, Therefore said I unto you, that no man can come unto me, except it were given unto him of my Father. 66From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him. 67Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away? 68Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life. 69And we believe and are sure that thou art that Christ, the Son of the living God. 70Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil? 71He spake of Judas Iscariot the son of Simon: for he it was that should betray him, being one of the twelve." (John 6:60-71)

[John chapter 6 speaks on how Jesus literally drove away a crowd that wanted to make him king; Jesus did this by bombarding them with spiritual words that were too hard on their literal ears. Notice, therefore, how this chapter ends with a reference to Judas the traitor.]

 

"10When Jesus understood it, he said unto them, Why trouble ye the woman? for she hath wrought a good work upon me. 11For ye have the poor always with you; but me ye have not always. 12For in that she hath poured this ointment on my body, she did it for my burial. 13Verily I say unto you, Wheresoever this gospel shall be preached in the whole world, there shall also this, that this woman hath done, be told for a memorial of her. 14Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto the chief priests, 15And said unto them, What will ye give me, and I will deliver him unto you? And they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver." (Matthew 26:10-15)

 

Notice how Jesus' statement regarding His "burial" (v12) triggered the spirit of betrayal in Judas (v14-15). Once it became "painfully evident" to Judas that Jesus was planning to die rather than establish Himself as king over Israel, he determined that Jesus could not be the Messiah. Why? Because his literal understanding of Messianic prophecy made him believe that the real Messiah would overthrow Roman rule and turn Israel into a military powerhouse that would conquer all the known world under a united Jewish kingdom. When Jesus failed to meet his literal "Messianic criteria", Judas chose to betray Jesus. Judas did not kill Jesus; he simply handed Him over to the enemy. In God's eyes, however, this was the worse sin. It was worse for Judas to figuratively kill Jesus in his heart than for the Romans and the Jews to kill Jesus' literal body.

 

"Jesus answered, Thou couldest have no power at all against me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin" (John 19:11)

 

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Ironically, the "glossokomon holders" who hold on to a literal understanding of God's kingdom (equating it with the institutionalised Church) are the ones who have access to the literal resources required to enable God's remnant spirit on Earth. As the spiritual "Lazaruses" die off in literal poverty, the Church's "rich men" continue to misuse God's resources, investing them in a literal understanding of "Christianity" as a religion with literal priests, literal "affiliates", literal temples, and literal meetings. Judas became upset when 300 denarii were "wasted away" on an ointment for a "figurative burial preparation" instead of being spent to increase Jesus' literal popularity in the community, which would have increased His likelihood of becoming the literal king of the Jews. The cursed "glossokomon holders" are more concerned about literal projects and strategies to make "Christianity" more "popular" and "palatable" than about the invisible spiritual projects of God that will eventually fill the Earth's atmosphere with God's overwhelming Glory, a Glory that shall transcend any literal "temple" or any literal "conference", a Glory that shall bring no human glory to any literal "mega-temple" or "priest". God's vision is not for church buildings to be filled and for thousands of people to repeat the "sinner's prayer" every day. If you read through Scripture, you will not find a single example of a person repeating some prayer to become "saved". Scripture simply declares that people "believed". This "believing" is a process deep within the heart of man that can happen in an infinity of ways (it can happen by sincerely repeating a prayer or by simply waking up one morning and saying "I believe in You, Jesus"). Oh, how my heart aches for Christians to understand God's plan! How my heart longs for the Church to understand that God's purposes are so much more profound than what man envisions. God wants to take dominion of the Earth, full stop, not church buildings. He wants all of creation to be thick with His presence! He wants all men and women on Earth to be instantly and constantly aware of His overwhelming presence in all aspects of life! As long as the institutionalised Church continues to see herself as the literal parameter of salvation, she shall continue to betray the remnant, and, by betraying the remnant, she is in fact betraying God Himself.

 

Half good is no good

According to the AP story mentioned at the top of this word, half of the 50,000 Jews in Belgium were exterminated during the Holocaust. This again emphasises the spiritual connection between "Belgium" and half-hearted commitment to God:

 

"14And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; 15I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. 16So then because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold nor hot, I will spue thee out of my mouth." (Revelation 3:14-16)

 

What annoys the Lord about "lukewarmness" is that it causes unnecessary conflict and delay. If a person defines himself as "cold", God can cross him off His list of "useable" people, assign a replacement, and deal with the cold person "on the side" as He continues with His plan. If a person defines himself as "hot", God can commit many tasks to him in the certainty that his "hotness" will help get these tasks done. By contrast, a person who oscillates between "hot" and "cold" is like a worker at a company who does a few good things but who creates many inconveniences when he leaves many assigned tasks undone; when confronted, such a worker will step up for a while, raising hopes that he is about to become an excellent worker, only to slide back to his old ways. This vacillation between "hot" and "cold" places the company in a bind. On the one hand, the company will be reluctant to cast the worker away, considering that the worker is showing signs of improvement and that the company has already invested many resources (including time) into him. On the other hand, the company is suffering due to the worker's sub-par performance, and the company is unable to look for and hire a more responsible worker because the position remains occupied. Because of this, the entire company suffers as a result of the worker's waviness, and, as this suffering and delay mount, a "breaking point" will eventually be reached, a breaking point at which the company will issue the worker an ultimatum, forcing him to either produce or be cast aside.

 

"6He spake also this parable; A certain man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard; and he came and sought fruit thereon, and found none. 7Then said he unto the dresser of his vineyard, Behold, these three years I come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and find none: cut it down; why cumbereth it the ground? 8And he answering said unto him, Lord, let it alone this year also, till I shall dig about it, and dung it: 9And if it bear fruit, well: and if not, then after that thou shalt cut it down." (Luke 13:6-9)

 

Interestingly enough, the passage above appears immediately after the following verses:

 

"1There were present at that season some that told him of the Galilaeans, whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. 2And Jesus answering said unto them, Suppose ye that these Galilaeans were sinners above all the Galilaeans, because they suffered such things? 3I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish. 4Or those eighteen, upon whom the tower in Siloam fell, and slew them, think ye that they were sinners above all men that dwelt in Jerusalem? 5I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish." (Luke 13:1-5)

 

As we have shared before, this passage is spiritually related to "chaotic attacks" that result in "senseless carnage". Thus, there is a spiritual connection between "lukewarmness" and chaotic rampages. It is ironic that the calm, take-it-easy attitude that is inherently associated with lukewarmness always results in chaotic whirls that are anything but "calm" or "easy to take". The out-of-nowhere, "shark-style attack" by "Ismail Ax" that happened at Virginia Tech University 3 days ago, on April 16, 2007 months, is a prime example. April 16 is exactly 3 "Sapphira" months (Acts 5:7) after January 16, 2007.

 

Sunrise over Europe

The fact that Belgium is publicly admitting its shameful cooperation with the Nazis during the Holocaust reveals that Europe is opening its heart to the transforming operations of God. As we have said before, the difference between America and Europe is that Europe has a Belgium, whilst America has become a Belgium. As a spiritual nation, America has yet to apologise for its Belgium attitudes. As a spiritual nation, Europe is already beginning to do so.

 

Shortly after the Lord emphasised to us that we had to post this word on Belgium, He drew my attention to an AP story posted on the Internet on April 13, 2007 which was titled "Researchers Explore Scrapping Internet". The article spoke on how researchers at various universities are studying ways in which the entire Internet's architecture must be redone from the ground up in order to deal with many issues that were not considered when the Internet was originally created (as an informal network amongst researchers who knew each other). Thus, this article is spiritually related to "Noah-style" regeneration that is not satisfied with merely "patching up" deep issues that emanate from an inherently-flawed architecture. Interestingly enough, the AP story, which originated from New York, ended with a line that read "Associated Press Business Writer Aoife White in Brussels, Belgium, contributed to this report". As I read that line, the Lord made me understand that Europe's spiritual atmosphere is open to His "regeneration operations" because Europe's "spiritual Belgium" is willing to recognise the need for regeneration. Unlike America, Europe has no emotional attachment or vested interests in religious structures or paradigms of the past. Europe is silently waiting to hear God's deep truth, and, as it does, it shall open her heart to God's overwhelming visitation.

 

{The AP story mentioned above is available at breitbart.com}

 

I was so saddened to read an article posted on foxnews.com in which an American writer from Minnesota (whose last name, fittingly enough, is "Green") struggled to explain why God would allow something like the "Virginia Tech massacre" to take place. In the article, she honestly admits that she has no answers, which begs the question, "Why write the article, then?". What saddened me the most was that there was no true interest in finding any enlightening answer to the question. The article merely focused on "seeking God's comfort" in moments of tragedy. No wonder Europe remains sceptical about the "God" offered by the "Christian" Church!!! At times such as this, the institutionalised Church shows itself to be clueless, revealing itself to be as "surprised" by what happened as the rest of the world! Those in the Spirit knew that things such as this were (and are) coming, and they understand why they are happening. If you read the prophecy (written in red) which the Lord prompted us to post on April 8, 2007 (8 days before the VT massacre), you will realise that God was inciting satan (2 Samuel 24:1, 1 Chronicles 21:1) to unleash horrendous attacks against America. As I was typing that prophecy, I was personally stunned by the last 2 lines which the Lord prompted me to write. If you have been reading the words that God has been prompting us to post (including words such as "The turban threat"), you will already be aware of the precise spiritual underpinnings that led to the VT massacre of 32 people. God has released the havoc-wreaking spirit of Hittite Yusuf into America because America told "green-horse Joseph" to "hit the road, Joe".

 

Because of the VT massacre, America's name is being tarnished all around the world. This has to do with the prophecy (written in red) which the Lord prompted us to post on January 24, 2007. We say all of this to illustrate the fact that those of you who are in the Spirit will have inklings as to why this event happened, and you will not have been caught "by surprise".

 

In the foxnews.com article mentioned above, the writer mentions Job, citing him as an example of a man who did not "lose his faith" in the face of tragedy. However, she fails to mention that Job struggles for 39 chapters to understand what was "going on" in his life until he finally reaches a new level of understanding in the final chapter (Job 42:1-6). At the end of his struggle to find answers, Job's eyes are opened to dimensions of God that he was not aware of before. It is then that the purpose for his suffering becomes wonderfully clear to him. As we have said before, the Church's "spirit of moronism" encourages believers to comfortably hide everything complex under the shroud of "mystery", which leads to spiritual deafness and dumbness. This "mor(m)onic" hiding of complexity may look and feel like a pious act of "faith", but it is actually an act of faithlessness, for God says the following regarding faith:

 

"But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him" (Hebrews 11:6)

 

We are promised that we shall find the inscrutable God of Israel if we diligently seek Him with faith; how, then, shall everything else not be laid bare before us? Let him who has ears hear what God is saying. God is speaking very loudly, yet, it seems as if no one within the American Church is listening. Instead of the recompense of Hebrews 11:6, America is earning the recompense of Tyre for herself. Instead of a blessed visitation, America has earned a bloody visitation for herself.

 

"4Yea, and what have ye to do with me, O Tyre, and Zidon, and all the coasts of Palestine? will ye render me a recompence? and if ye recompense me, swiftly and speedily will I return your recompence upon your own head; 5Because ye have taken my silver and my gold, and have carried into your temples my goodly pleasant things: 6The children also of Judah and the children of Jerusalem have ye sold unto the Grecians, that ye might remove them far from their border. 7Behold, I will raise them out of the place whither ye have sold them, and will return your recompence upon your own head: 8And I will sell your sons and your daughters into the hand of the children of Judah, and they shall sell them to the Sabeans, to a people far off: for the LORD hath spoken it." (Joel 3:4-8)