This issue of YAHSHUA'S
was published for MARCH-APRIL 2005
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Inside this issue:
FROM THE EDITOR
Focus on Tsunami
Is The Idol Shepherd?
Part III by Jerry Healan
Precursor of the Coming Destruction
by Jerry Healan
by Dave Ganton
by Anthony Dyous
do you truly worship?
by Kevin Bitterman
Comments from our readers
FROM THE EDITOR
I know that many have tried to associate the devastating earthquake with
the Christmas celebration of Christianity, but the fact of the matter is that if
such is true, why didn’t the great earthquake occur and bring devastation on
the nations that are truly wholehearted in their observance of this pagan
celebration. The earthquake and resultant Tsunami actually affected nations that
are non-Christian in their beliefs (even though there are some few elements of
Christianity among them). Of course, any religion that is outside of the worship
of the true Creator Yahweh and His beloved and blessed Son Yahshua is idolatrous
and pagan in its concepts. This includes Judaism and Islam.
What has recently caught my eye is an article that has appeared on the
Internet entitled “Brightest
Galactic Flash Ever Detected Hits Earth.” Here is what was said
about this great flash, “A huge explosion halfway across the galaxy packed so much power it
briefly altered Earth's upper atmosphere in December, astronomers said Friday.
eruption beyond our solar system has ever appeared as bright upon arrival. But
you could not have seen it, unless you can top the X-ray vision of Superman: In
gamma rays, the event equaled the brightness of the full Moon's reflected
This great flash was detected on Dec. 27th which was just one day after
the great earthquake. But read what else was stated about this great flash, “Had this happened within 10 light-years of us, it
would have severely damaged our atmosphere and possibly have triggered a mass
extinction," said Bryan Gaensler of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for
Astrophysics (CfA)…..The gamma rays hit the ionosphere and created more
ionization, briefly expanding the ionosphere," said Neil Gehrels, lead
scientist for NASA's gamma-ray watching Swift observatory….Still,
were surprised that a magnetar so far away could alter the ionosphere.
That it can
reach out and tap us on the shoulder like this, reminds us that we
really are linked to the cosmos," said Phil Wilkinson of IPS Australia, that country's
space weather service….Some researchers have speculated
that one or more known mass extinctions hundreds of millions of years ago might
have been the result of a similar blast altering Earth's atmosphere.
There is no firm data to support the idea, however. But astronomers say the Sun
might have been closer to other stars in the past. A
similar blast within 10 light-years of Earth "would destroy the ozone layer,"
according to a CfA statement, "causing abrupt climate change and mass
extinctions due to increased radiation.”
Is it possible that this great flash of energy is connected to the great
earthquake? The dates are too close to each other to simply discount. When they
admit that we really are linked to the cosmos, it is the belief of this author
that we are getting to the crux of the matter. What takes place on earth can
have an effect in the heavens. When scientists tested the first atomic bomb,
many believed that they might cause a chain reaction that would destroy the
earth and all of creation. If we are closely linked to the cosmos, then the
action of splitting the atom could have caused a reaction in the heavens. Is
this the first reaction in the heavens to the first atomic bomb test? I am just
speculating at this point, but the interesting thing is that with the
introduction of the atomic age, we and the creation have been corrupted with
Strontium 90. It is also interesting that the meltdown that took place in Russia
happened in Chernobyl which is Russian for “WORMWOOD!”
Yahweh warned Israel that if they forsook Him and turned back to the
idolatry of the nations, the result would be a root that bears gall and
wormwood. The Hebrew word for Gall is “rosh” and is linked to the poppy from
whence comes heroin. The reason so many turn to drugs, whether lawful or
unlawful is because we have forsaken Yahweh. The Hebrew word for wormwood is
“la’ana” which has to do with a bitter curse. The Greek for wormwood is
“apsinthos” which also has to do with bitterness and calamity.
Yahshua warned that what Yahweh has joined together let not man break
asunder (Mt. 19:6). While this is dealing with the nuclear family, Yahweh has
also joined together the atomic world. Man should not break it asunder. Great
bitterness is involved with family breakups. Great bitterness in the form of
radiation, Strontium 90, etc. is the result of breaking up the atomic structure
artificially by the hand of man.
Our article entitled “Tsunami, Precursor of the Coming Destruction?”
was written before I came in contact with the article on the galactic flash. As
pointed in Scripture and the article, Yahweh says that He will soon shake the
heavens and the earth. The galactic flash was a shaking in the heavens that did
have its effect on the earth. The earthquake also was a great shaking of the
earth. We may be in store for more galactic flashes in the near future and more
devastating earthquakes, volcanoes, etc. Have we or are we entering into the
times forecast in the Scriptures? If you have been observing the heavens, the
precession of the equinoxes, etc., and also studying and believing the
Scriptures, then you do know and understand that we are nearing the end of an
age. The end of the age will bring dire consequences on this earth. Hang on for
we are in for a violent ride! But after the smoke clears, a new day will dawn
that will bring peace and healing. May Yahweh speed that day.
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THE BOOK OF ZECHARIAH REVEALS
THE IDOL SHEPHERD
By Jerry Healan
“For the land is full of adulterers; for because of swearing the land
mourneth; the pleasant places of the wilderness are dried up, and their course
is evil, and their force is not right.
“For both prophet and priest are profane; yea, in My house have I found
their wickedness, saith Yahweh.
“Wherefore their way shall be unto them as slippery ways in the
darkness: they shall be driven on, and fall therein: for I will bring evil upon
them, even the year of their visitation, saith Yahweh.
“And I have seen folly in the prophets of Samaria; they prophesied in
Baal, and caused My People Israel to err.
“I have seen also in the prophets of Jerusalem an horrible thing: they
commit adultery, and walk in lies: they strengthen also the hands of evildoers,
that none doth return from his wickedness: they are all of them unto Me as
Sodom, and the inhabitants thereof as Gomorrah.
“Therefore thus saith Yahweh of hosts concerning the prophets; Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the water of gall:
for from the prophets of Jerusalem is profaneness gone forth into all the
land,” Jer. 23:7-15.
The description that Jeremiah is giving here not only applies to the
people of his day, but it certainly is descriptive of conditions in our world
today. Idolatry and its subsequent fleshly influences have a grip on this age as
it did in that age. Notice that the wickedness and idolatrous Baal worship was
found both in Israel at Samaria and in Judah at Jerusalem where Yahweh’s house
Yahweh further inspires Jeremiah to write, “I have heard what the
prophets said, that prophesy lies in My name, saying, ‘I have dreamed, I have
“How long shall this be in the heart of the prophets that prophesy
lies? yea, they are prophets of the deceit of their own heart; “Which think to
cause My People to forget My name by their dreams which they tell every
man to his neighbour, as their fathers have forgotten My name for Baal,” vv. 25-27.
Yahweh says that His name has been forgotten for Baal. The interesting thing concerning this
concept is that the Jews WILL NOT pronounce Yahweh’s name. When they speak of
Yahweh they call Him “HaShem” which simply means “the name.”
When they read the Scriptures, upon coming to Yahweh’s name they say
“Adonai” rather than pronounce His name. Adonai simply means Lord, Master,
Even in the English world and Bible Yahweh’s name has been replaced
with the LORD. When people
speak of Yahweh they say “The LORD this and the LORD that. Most people are even ignorant of
Yahweh’s name altogether and many who are privy to the knowledge of it scoff
at the true importance and significance of it.
The interesting thing about the name Baal however, is that it also means
master, husband, owner, LORD, husband, etc. It is the understanding of the people who uphold the true
names of the Father and Son that both the Jews and modern day Christianity are
steeped in the idolatrous Baal worship that Jeremiah revealed in his own day.
Therefore, the assemblies refrain from the use of “the LORD” and other words employed by the paganistic idolatrous world around
Yahweh inspired Hosea to write concerning Israel’s idolatrous behavior,
“For I will take away the names of Baalim out of her mouth, and they shall no
more be remembered by their name,” 2:17. Notice that it is speaking of
“names of Baalim.” From this we conclude that there is more than one name
for Baal and that there is more than one Baal since Baalim is also a plural word
in the Hebrew. One could say “names of Baals”
for further clarification.
there are other names for Baal that we won’t have the space to go into in this
article, but suffice it to say that another name of Baal is the very word that
practically the whole world uses today for their deities and that word is
“God.” (Refer to Isa. 65:11 for clarification)
Yahweh said that He cut His other staff asunder which was Bands,
representing the brotherhood of Judah and Israel, Zech. 11:14.
How was this done? Judah and Israel, though outwardly appearing to be
united today, are at odds, variance with one another through religion! The Jews
worship Baal through their Judaic tradition while Israel worships Baal through
the Christian tradition.
Stephen witnessing to the high priest and
Jews of His day said, "Yea, ye took up the tabernacle of Molock, and the
star of your deity Remphan, figures (types, symbols) which ye made to worship
them: and I will carry you away beyond Babylon," Acts 7:43.
Israel and Judah began to
worship Baal through figures, types, symbols that were never commanded by
Ezekiel confirms this, "As for the beauty (glory, splendor) of His
(Yahweh's) ornament (excellency), He set it in majesty (Yahweh gave all Israel
His tabernacle, priesthood, ark of the covenant and law through which they were
to worship Him): but they made the images of
their abominations and their detestable things therein: therefore have I set it
far from them. And I will give it into the hands of the
strangers for a prey, and to the wicked of the earth for a
spoil; and they shall pollute it. My face will I turn also from them, and they shall pollute My secret: for
the robbers shall enter into it and
defile it," Ez. 7:20-22.
Both Israel and Judah are worshipping a foolish (impious, perverse)
shepherd today. Israel worships an idol shepherd.
His name is Jesus! The instruments through which he is worshipped are
false deceitful images that were never commanded by Yahweh.
Christmas trees, Christmas decorations, reindeer, a jolly fat elf,
angels, manger scenes, valentines, eggs, rabbits, the sun, the ghouls of
Halloween and stars are false deceitful images leading Yahweh's people into
idolatry, pagan Baal idol worship.
Britannica says of Tammuz,
"He is described as the shepherd who left his flocks, as the
shepherds sat in the fields wailing for Tammuz,".....Pantibiblas of
the Greek, near Erech, seems to have been the
original seat of the cult, and in the Sumerian tradition of the ten pre-diluvian
kings, the name of one at Badtibira is Dumuzsipa,
"Tammuz the shepherd"; one of the names of Tammuz is Tibira,".....under
the title Sibzianna, "Faithful shepherd
of heaven," he was identified with Orion." (p.p. 777).
The Britannica also has this to say about Tammuz the
shepherd, "It is obvious that a cult which is based upon the death and
resurrection of a propitiating god and upon the love of a divine mother who
wails for her son, has direct connection with the facts and the theological
views based upon them which gave birth to Christianity.
But the form of the cult
which apparently most directly affected the origins of Christianity is that in
which Marduk of Babylon was identified with Tammuz. At the Nisan or new year
festival at Babylon, Bel (Marduk) was said to have been imprisoned in the lower
world, and a priestess weeps at his sepulchre. A malefactor was slain with Bel
and they descend together to the land of darkness. Beltis, his wife, descends to
hell to seek him, and Bel's garments are given Ishtar (mother of Tammuz). Bel
was laid in a sepulchre, from which he soon comes forth." (p.p. 777).
Such are the instruments (implements) of the foolish (perverse, impious)
shepherd. He is an idol (good for
nothing, vain, vanity, no value, thing of nought) shepherd that leaveth (fail,
forsake, loosen, relinquish) the flock.
This foolish, idol shepherd shall not visit those that be cut off
(perish, dead, the dead. He cannot
resurrect them). He does not seek
the young one (the straying according to Bullinger. Yea, the Christian shepherd
encourages straying from Yahweh's truth). He shall not heal that that is broken
(the wounded, sick), nor feed that that standeth still (the weak): but he shall
eat the flesh of the fat (an apt description of modern day Christianity which
feeds on its flock like the mistletoe parasite, taking away the wealth while
promising only empty false lies in the name of its false shepherd) and tear
their claws (hooves) in pieces (the split hoof represents the clean animal when
the cud is also chewed, but the cleanness is torn away through false implements
of worship) Zech. 11:15-17.
He then says, "The name "Jesus" is the name associated
with the shame.....demons or his enemies irreverently call Him
"Jesus." (Ap. 98. X). I have taken this out of context to prove a
If the name Jesus is a name associated with shame, a name of irreverence
given the Saviour by His enemies, then why
should we use it when speaking of Him? Remember how Psa. 74 speaks of the enemy
blaspheming His name? Wouldn't
Jesus, then, be the name of blasphemy?
Isaiah wrote speaking of Israel, "Ye have sold yourselves for
nought; and ye shall be redeemed without money.'
For thus saith the Master Yahweh, 'My People went down aforetime into
Egypt to sojourn there, and the Assyrian oppressed
them without cause. Now therefore,
what have I here; saith Yahweh, 'That My People is taken away for nought?
They that rule over them make them howl,' saith Yahweh; 'And My name
continually every day is blasphemed," Isa. 52:3-5.
Yahweh says His name and the name of His Son
is blasphemed every day. Yahweh's name has been replaced in the scripture with
Lord while Yahshua's name has been replaced with Jesus which are names
associated with blasphemy, shame, confusion, idol worship.
Jeremiah is further inspired to write, "Behold, ye trust in lying
words, that cannot profit. Will ye steal, murder, and commit adultery, and swear
falsely, and burn incense unto Baal, and walk after other Elohim whom ye know
not; and come and stand before Me in this house, which is called by My name, and
say, 'We are delivered to do all these abominations? Is this house, which is called by My name become a
den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen it, saith Yahweh,"
Yahweh here condemns Judah for seeking to mix pagan Baal, idol worship
with His true worship which robs, steals away His glory to another.
Yahweh continues in Jer. 7:17-18 explaining
about the family worship of Ishtar, the queen of heaven, by the children
gathering wood, the fathers kindling a fire and the women making cakes (hot
cross buns) to her.
He then says, "Do they provoke Me to anger?
saith Yahweh: do they not provoke themselves to the confusion
(bosheth; an idol, shame) of their own faces?" Jer. 7:19.
Both Israel and Judah turned to idols, idolatry, shame and confusion.
Jeroboam, king of Israel made two calves of gold setting one in Bethel and the
other in Dan, I Ki. 12:26-29.
The significance of calf worship is that the
deities of Egypt, both Osiris and Isis were worshipped through bulls, cows and
Britannica has this to say of
Isis, "She commonly wore the horns of a cow, and the cow was
sacred to her," (Article Isis, 14th Ed., Vol. 12, p.p. 708).
It says of Osiris, "Originally Osiris seems to have been an
agricultural deity of Syrian origin, who entered Egypt with the conquering
dynastic people, and was chiefly venerated at Mendes, where he comes to have
adopted a locally worshipped animal,
the goat, if he did not bring him with him. Then in a manner for which various
explanations might be given, he later on became identified with two local gods
of the dead, the hawk Sokri, and the bull (Apis) at Memphis, and eventually,
under the middle kingdom with another local dead god, Khentamentiu ("Chief
of the Westerners") at Abydos," (14th Ed., Vol. 8, p.p. 58, article
Israel, in the wilderness sojourn, sought several times to return to
Egypt.Yahweh, through Moses' leadership, would not permit it. Israel entered the land of Canaan where the Britannica article specifies the origins of Egypt's
false pagan religion stems from. Israel then began to worship Baal, turning from
the true worship of Yahweh, back to the deities from which they had been
delivered when they came out of Egypt.
Britannica article says, "At Memphis a triple
(tri-une) Osiris, Ptah-Socharis-Osiris, was confounded with the local deity Ptah,
as well as Sokri (Socharis), and the bull Apis was his animal."
(Remember the triple deity of
Celts? The branches of the oak tree
had "Yesu," "Taranus" and "Belenus" carved on
Osiris was the Egyptian sun deity. He was worshipped through the symbol
of the ankh, the symbol of life which is
a tau cross with the aten or sun-disc on top. (Ency.· Brit. 14th Ed., Vol. 8, p.p. 59).
Thus the Babylonian Tammuz, Phoenician Baal, Egyptian Osiris, Celtic
"Yesu," "Esus," "Hesus," "Jesus" are all one and the same!!!
These four items, the hawk/eagle, man, bull and lion are representatives
of a cherub, Ez. 1:5-10; 10:1-20; 41:18-19.
Isaiah chapter 14 and Ezekiel chapter 28 speaks of Lucifer (Isa. 14:12),
son of the morning, having fallen from heavenly
places, a man (v. 16) who sought to be exalted above Yahweh (v.v. 13-14), an
abominable branch (v. 19). He is
called a cherub in Ez. 28:14, having been in Eden, the garden of Elohim (v. 13),
a king of Tyrus (v. 12) who will lose his position because of religious
corruption (v.v. 17-18).
He is being worshipped today in various forms (Buddaism, Hinduism, Etc.)
but one of the most deceptive forms to the modern day western world is in the
form of Christianity under the false irreverent name of Jesus.
Zechariah saw Yahshua the high priest (a type of Yahshua, the Saviour,
the heavenly High Priest) standing before the angel of Yahweh, and satan at his
right hand to resist him. And Yahweh said unto Satan, "Yahweh rebuke thee,
O Satan; even Yahweh That hath chosen Jerusalem rebuke thee: is not this a brand
plucked out of the fire?" Now Yahshua was clothed with filthy garments, and
stood before the angel, Zech. 3:1-3.
Satan resists Yahweh's true worship today
through false idolatrous worship. He has even perverted and corrupted the true
name of the Saviour! One Jesus is presented as the son of the right hand of
Yahweh (Psa. 110).
Satan has sought to set himself at Yahweh's right hand. He has clothed
the Saviour in filthy, corruptible, perverted, deceitful garments.
His right eye will be blinded into darkness! His right arm withered so
that it cannot save!
Who will you worship? Jesus, who is the right eye and right arm of
modern-day christian idolatry? Or Yahshua, Who is the Son of Yahweh's right arm,
the apple of His (right?) eye? (Psa. 17:8).
Yahshua said, "And if thy right eye offend (skandalizo [from whence
comes scandle]; to entrap, i.e. trip up [fig. stumble] [trans.] or entice to
sin, apostasy or displeasure) thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it
is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy
whole body should be cast into hell (geena). And If thy right hand offend (skandalizo)
thee, cut it off, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one
of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into
hell (geena)," Mt. 5:29-30.
How can our eye or our hand
cause us to apostasize?Do we look to idol worship with our eye? Do we worship
our hands out to idols and images? Yahshua said, "The light of the body is
the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of
light," Mt. 6:22. In another place it is said, "In Him was life; and
the life was the light of men," Jn. 1:4.
Yahshua must be the light that our eyes behold and that in spirit and
truth. He is clean, pure, holy. We must worship Him in the way that Yahweh
commands, according to scripture and not according to the traditions of this
Yahshua continued in Mt. 6:23, "But if thine eye be evil, thy whole
body shall be full of darkness." Yahweh condemns the worship of modern day
Christianity as wicked and evil. The eye of wickedness and darkness must be
plucked from us so that our body might not be cast into the fire.
Our hand and arm must be stretched out to our heavenly Father, Yahweh,
through Yahshua, not an imposter who leads one into Baal worship.
We who have bowed the knee to Baal (Jesus) must turn, repent, cast off
the right eye and hand (arm) of Christianity if we are to avoid Geena!
For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth (katecho:
have, hold [fast], keep [in memory],
possess, retain, seize on, take, withhold) will let, until he be taken out of
the way (out of the midst).
And then shall that wicked (lawless one) be
revealed (apokalupto; to take off the cover, i.e. disclose), whom the Master
shall consume with the spirit of His mouth and shall destroy (katargeo: to be
[render] entirely idle [useless]:- bring to nought, put away [down]; Satan is
consigned to the abyss) with the brightness of His coming: even Him, whose
coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders
and with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they
received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. And for this cause
Yahweh shall send them strong delusion that they should believe a lie (We have
already seen how the Christian world worships Jesus through deceit, lies): that
they might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in
unrighteousness (lawlessness)," 2 Thes. 2:3-12.
The man of sin is now revealed. Jesus is the man of sin that leaves the
flock. He cannot resurrect. He cannot heal.
He does not strengthen the weak nor seek after the strayed. He sits
today, in the temple of Yahweh showing himself that he is elohim. He is the idol
shepherd, the foolish (impious, perverse) shepherd. He has lead the flock into
idolatry, lies, deceit.
The coming beast, therefore, the son of
perdition, the child of the devil will come in the name of Yesus, Hesus, Jesus,
the name of shame and confusion.
Yahshua, the Master from heaven, will come in glorious brightness, in the
name of Yahweh and truth. He will
utterly destroy all of the deceitful ways in which man has attempted to worship
The book of Revelation chapter 12 verse 9 says that the great
dragon serpent Satan the devil has deceived the whole world. (Please read it for
The shepherds left to care for the flock have trampled the
green grass of the fields into the mud and mire causing the sheep to forage for
filthy food. They have muddied the waters (Spirit) with their feet causing the
sheep to drink of undesirable waters. They have made themselves fat and rich at
the expense of the flock by fleecing the sheep and sacrificing them at the
altars of idolatry. Our charge to them is to repent, confess their sins and turn
to serve the True Shepherd and Bishop of our souls.
Let us all
be deceived no longer. Let us, therefore,
repent, turn to the true Shepherd Who gave His life for the sheep. The One Who
opens and no man shuts and shuts and no man opens. The One Who will lead us into
the ways of His Father Yahweh. May Yahweh bless you and have mercy upon you through the
True Shepherd and sacrifice Yahshua the Messiah of Nazareth.
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precursor of the coming destruction
December 26th a tremendous earthquake occurred in the Indian Ocean that caused
tremendous destruction and loss of life in the Asiatic part of the world. The
pictures on our magazine front show several before and after pictures. Notice
the apparent beauty before the disaster and the abject desolation afterward.
The earthquake was so great that it caused the earth to wobble and even
sped its rotation some milliseconds. Reporters, who normally like to keep
religion out of their reports and assessments, were declaring that this
earthquake and subsequent destruction was of Biblical proportions. It was
somewhat good to hear these people speaking of the Scriptures on one hand, but
on the other hand, it’s too bad that it takes disaster, destruction and great
loss of lives to cause people to remember and speak of the Scriptures.
It’s so sad to see the survivors agonizing over the dead. To see so
many who are totally overwhelmed by these things. The looks on their faces and
in their eyes show a sadness, an emptiness, an expression of shock, of torture
and torment that will not vanish for quite some time.
But what has happened to that part of the world is only a precursor, a
forerunner of something even more terrible that will soon be taking place.
We are approaching the end of this present evil age. Man has taken
Yahweh’s word and cast it behind, “Why do the heathen rage, and the people
imagine a vain thing?
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together,
against Yahweh, and against his anointed (Messiah), saying,
Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us.
He that sitteth in the heavens shall laugh: Yahweh shall have them in derision.
Then shall he speak unto them in his wrath, and vex them in his sore
displeasure,” Psa. 2:1-5.
Yes, it does seem like the thing to do in today’s world. Declare
Yahweh’s word to be fiction, myths and/or ancient history, cast it aside and
turn to trust in the rulers and leaders of this world who can’t even deliver
themselves in their time of trouble.
But your iniquities have separated between you and your Elohim, and your sins
have hid his face from you, that he will not hear.
For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with iniquity; your lips
have spoken lies, your tongue hath muttered perverseness.
None calleth for justice, nor any pleadeth for truth: they trust in vanity, and
speak lies; they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity.
They hatch cockatrice' eggs, and weave the spider's web: he that eateth of their
eggs dieth, and that which is crushed breaketh out into a viper.
Their webs shall not become garments, neither shall they cover themselves with
their works: their works are works of iniquity, and the act of violence is in
Their feet run to evil, and they make haste to shed innocent blood: their
thoughts are thoughts of iniquity; wasting and destruction are in their paths.
The way of peace they know not; and there is no judgment in their goings: they
have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace.
Therefore is judgment far from us, neither doth justice overtake us: we wait for
light, but behold obscurity; for brightness, but we walk in darkness.
We grope for the wall like the blind, and we grope as if we had no eyes: we
stumble at noonday as in the night; we are in desolate places as dead men.
We roar all like bears, and mourn sore like doves: we look for judgment, but
there is none; for salvation, but it is far off from us.
For our transgressions are multiplied before thee, and our sins testify against
us: for our transgressions are with us; and as for our iniquities, we know them;
In transgressing and lying against Yahweh, and departing away from our Elohim,
speaking oppression and revolt, conceiving and uttering from the heart words of
And judgment is turned away backward, and justice standeth afar off: for truth
is fallen in the street, and equity cannot enter.
Yea, truth faileth; and he that departeth from evil maketh himself a prey: and
Yahweh saw it, and it displeased him that there was no judgment.
And he saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor,”
Paul declares, “What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for
we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin;
As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:
There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after Yahweh.
They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there
is none that doeth good, no, not one.
Their throat is an open sepulchre; with their tongues they have used deceit; the
poison of asps is under their lips:
Whose mouth is full of cursing and bitterness:
Their feet are swift to shed blood:
Destruction and misery are in their ways:
And the way of peace have they not known:
There is no fear of Yahweh before their eyes.
Now we know that what things soever the law saith, it saith to them who are
under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become
guilty before Yahweh.
Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his
sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin….
For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of Yahweh,” Ro. 3:9-20, 23.
Yes, all have sinned. Few are turning to the Elohim of the Scriptures and
even many who seem to uphold the Scriptures have been deceived to embrace
falsehoods concerning their Creator, His Messiah and the application of His word
in their lives.
It is through Yahshua that we are able to approach the throne of the
Heavenly Father Yahweh. Peter and John were teaching the people about Yahshua in
the temple of Yahweh at Jerusalem after Peter healed a lame man from his birth
(Acts 3). Peter declared, “Unto you first Yahweh, having raised up His Son
Yahshua, sent Him to bless you, in turning away every one of you from his
iniquities,” Acts 3:26.
But the priests and other rulers were grieved because they were teaching
the resurrection from the dead through Yahshua (Acts 4:1-2). When they were
examined the next day, Peter declared, “Ye rulers of the people, and elders of
If we this day be examined of the good deed done to the impotent man, by what
means he is made whole;
Be it known unto you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of
Yahshua the Messiah of Nazareth, whom ye crucified, whom Yahweh raised from the
dead, even by him doth this man stand here before you whole.
This is the stone which was set at nought of you builders, which is become the
head of the corner.
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven
given among men, whereby we must be saved,” Acts 4:8-12.
Paul declares, “For through Him we both (Jew and Gentile) have access
by one Spirit unto the Father,” Eph. 2:18.
It is written in the book of Hebrews, “But this man, because he
continueth ever, hath an unchangeable priesthood.
Wherefore he is able also to save them to the uttermost that come unto Yahweh by him,
seeing he ever liveth to make intercession for them,” Heb. 7:24-25.
We are encouraged, “Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the
holiest by the blood of Yahshua,
By a new and living way, which he hath consecrated for us, through the veil,
that is to say, his flesh;
And having an high priest over the house of Yahweh;
Let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, having our hearts
sprinkled from an evil conscience, and our bodies washed with pure water.
Let us hold fast the profession of our faith without wavering; (for he is
faithful that promised;),” Heb. 10:19-23.
Yahshua is the only acceptable way to the holiest place in all of
creation whether spirit or physical! It is the honor, privilege, commission and
command to the New Testament believers to declare this good news to the ends of
the earth and every creature on it.
Psalms chapter two makes this revelation, “Why do the heathen rage, and
the people imagine a vain thing?
The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together,
against Yahweh, and against his anointed (Messiah), saying,
Let us break their bands asunder, and cast away their cords from us,” vv. 1-2.
The Caesars, kings and leaders of the earth have sought to force their
own brand of religion upon the people. Let’s not exclude the Papacy of the
Western Church nor the Orthodox priesthood of the East either.
Bible Handbook admits, “The Church was founded, not as an
institution of Authority to force the name and teaching of [the Messiah] upon
the world, but only as a Witness-Bearing institution to [the Messiah], to hold
Him before the people. [The Messiah] Himself, not the Church, is the
Transforming Power of Human Life. But the Church was founded in the Roman
Empire, and gradually developed a form of Government like the Political World in
which it existed, becoming a vast Autocratic organization, ruled from the
top.” (p. 767)
is admitted on page 760, “Emperor Constantine (A.D. 306-337), when he became a
Christian issued an Edict granting Everybody the right to choose his own
Emperor Theodosius (A.D. 378-398), made Christianity the State Religion
of the Roman Empire, and made Chruch Membership Compulsory. This was the Worst
Calamity that has ever befallen the Church. This Forced Conversion filled the
Churches with Unregenerate People.
Not only so, Theodosius undertook the Forcible Suppression of all other
Religions, and Prohibited Idol Worship. Under his decrees, Heathen Temples were
torn down by mobs of Christians, and there was much bloodshed.
[The Messiah] had designed to conquer by purely Spiritual and Moral
Means. Up to this time Conversion was Voluntary, a Genuine Change in Heart and
But now the Military Spirit of Imperial Rome had entered the Church. The
Church had Conquered the Roman Empire. But in reality the Roman Empire had
Conquered the Church, by Making the Church over into the image of the Roman
The Church had Changed its Nature, had entered its Great Apostasy, had
become a Political Organization in the Spirit and Pattern of Imperial Rome, and
took its Nose-Dive into the millennium of Papal Abominations.
The Imperial Church of the 4th and 5th had become an entirely different
institution from the persecuted church of the first three centuries. In its
ambition to Rule it lost and forgot the spirit of [the Messiah].”
Not only did the subsequent Caesars enforce their own brand of
Christianity on their subjects, but all of the kings and leaders of Europe
followed the same example. That is why, when the Americas were discovered, many
peoples, who were persecuted because they refused to submit to the king’s
authority on the subject of faith, fled to the new world in order to follow
their own brand of belief.
Much of the world still follows this pattern. In Islamic countries, other
faiths are suppressed on pain of persecution and death. In Buddhist countries,
the same situation exists. In atheistic Communist countries, that faith is
enforced upon the peoples. The leaders want their people to follow their
example. This, of course, works for destruction.
Daniel chapter 8 is a history of the eastern half of the Roman Empire.
Daniel 8 begins with the overthrow of Persia by Alexander in order to set
the stage and inform us that that half of the kingdom would be Greek.
The little horn of this kingdom (Czar/tsar) magnifies himself to the Prince of
Hosts, casts the truth to the ground and treads upon it (vv. 11-12).
He causes CRAFT to prosper and by it destroys many (v. 25).
“Craft” comes from the Hebrew word “mirmah” which is generally
translated as guile or deceit. It comes from another Hebrew word “ramah”
which is generally translated as betray, deceive, beguile, etc. For instance, the serpent beguiled (ramah)
Eve. (Gen. 3)
The little horn of Daniel 8 is Constantine, called the Great. He began
the dynasty of Caesars that would enter into the midst of the New Testament
believers through subtilty and beguile them to fall away from the truth revealed
in the Scriptures.
Just as the serpent, through his subtilty, beguiled Eve to take of the
fruit of destruction, Constantine deceived the New Testament Assembly, the bride
of the Messiah, to partake of the same. Constantine tempted the leaders of the
New Testament Assembly with rulership in the kingdoms of this present evil
world. The true believers are to rule with the Messiah in the kingdom of heaven,
not in the present evil world.
Once the Caesars deceived the New Testament Assembly to be partakers in
their kingdom, the Roman Empire was declared to be the Holy Roman Empire. This
was blasphemy for there never has been anything holy about the Roman Empire nor
its leaders. When we get to the end of the history of this world as revealed in
the book of Revelation, we read, “And there was war in heaven: Michael and his
angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels,
And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven.
And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and
Satan, which deceiveth (beguiles/ramah) the whole world: he was cast out into
the earth, and his angels were cast out with him,” Rev. 12:7-9.
Satan is the lord, the master of wandering away, of losing oneself, of
perishing, of destruction. The manner in which he destroys is through deception,
Paul writes, “Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our
Sovereign Yahshua the Messiah, and by our gathering together unto him,
That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by
word, nor by letter as from us, as that the day of the Messiah is at hand.
Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away
first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;
Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called Elohim, or that is
worshipped; so that he as Elohim sitteth in the temple of Elohim, shewing
himself that he is Elohim,” 2 Thes. 2:1-4.
Notice what Halley
says, once again, after Constantine entered into the New Testament Assembly,
“The Church had changed its nature, had entered its Great Apostasy, had become
a Political Organization in the Spirit and Pattern of Imperial Rome, and took
its Nose-Dive into the millennium of Papal Abominations.”
Paul continues, “For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he
who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way.
And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Sovereign shall consume with
the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:
Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs
and lying wonders,
And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they
received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
And for this cause Yahweh shall send them strong delusion, that they should
believe a lie:
That they all might be damned who believed not the truth, but had pleasure in
unrighteousness,” 2 Thes. 2:7-12.
The greatest part of the world is deceived and continues in the commands
of Constantine rather than the commands of their Creator Yahweh.
Another problem is that most in the world love the deception and even
though the truth is brought to them, they still love and believe lies. They have
not received a love of the truth.
The book of Revelation reveals that he is still around at the end of the
age deceiving the whole world leading it into destruction, and according to
Scripture, the world loves to have it so, “And this is the condemnation, that
light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because
their deeds were evil.
For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light,
lest his deeds should be reproved,” Jn. 3:19-20.
Paul writes, “But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness,
let it not be once named among you, as becometh saints;
Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient:
but rather giving of thanks.
For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who
is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of the Messiah and of
Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of Yahweh upon
the children of disobedience,” Eph. 5:3-6.
“Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication,
uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which
which things' sake the wrath of Yahweh cometh on the children of disobedience:
In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them.
But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy
communication out of your mouth,” Col. 3:5-8.
wrath of Yahweh is revealed from heaven against all impiety and unrighteousness
of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness;
Because that which may be known of Yahweh is manifest in them; for Yahweh hath
shewed it unto them.
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen,
being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and
headship; so that they are without excuse:
Because that, when they knew Yahweh, they glorified him not as Elohim, neither
were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart
Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
And changed the glory of the uncorruptible Elohim into an image made like to
corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
Wherefore Yahweh also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own
hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
Who changed the truth of Yahweh into a lie, and worshipped and served the
creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
For this cause Yahweh gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women
did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their
lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and
receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.
And even as they did not like to retain Yahweh in their knowledge, Yahweh gave
them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness,
maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,
Backbiters, haters of Yahweh, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil
things, disobedient to parents,
Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable,
knowing the judgment of Yahweh, that they which commit such things are worthy of
death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them,”
Yahweh’s wrath is going to be poured out into the earth because the
light of His truth came, but men hated the truth and the light. They loved
wickedness, unrighteousness, falsehood and darkness. The truth has been cast to
the ground (earth) and tread upon, stomped upon. Yahweh will not allow this
wickedness to continue much longer.
Isaiah writes, “Therefore thou hast forsaken thy people the house of
Jacob, because they be replenished from the east, and are soothsayers like the
Philistines, and they please themselves in the children of strangers.
Their land also is full of silver and gold, neither is there any end of their
treasures; their land is also full of horses, neither is there any end of their
land also is full of idols; they worship the work of their own hands, that which
their own fingers have made:
And the mean man boweth down, and the great man humbleth himself: therefore
forgive them not.
Enter into the rock, and hide thee in the dust, for fear of Yahweh, and for the
glory of his majesty.
The lofty looks of man shall be humbled, and the haughtiness of men shall be
bowed down, and Yahweh alone shall be exalted in that day.
For the day of Yahweh of hosts shall be upon every one that is proud and lofty,
and upon every one that is lifted up; and he shall be brought low:
And upon all the cedars of Lebanon, that are high and lifted up, and upon all
the oaks of Bashan,
And upon all the high mountains, and upon all the hills that are lifted up,
And upon every high tower, and upon every fenced wall,
And upon all the ships of Tarshish, and upon all pleasant pictures.
And the loftiness of man shall be bowed down, and the haughtiness of men shall
be made low: and Yahweh alone shall be exalted in that day.
And the idols he shall utterly abolish.
And they shall go into the holes of the rocks, and into the caves of the earth,
for fear of Yahweh, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake
terribly the earth.
In that day a
man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of gold,
which they made each one for himself to worship, to the moles and to the bats;
To go into the clefts of the rocks, and into the tops of the ragged rocks, for
fear of Yahweh, and for the glory of his majesty, when he ariseth to shake
terribly the earth.
Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be
accounted of?” Isa. 2:6-22.
Looking at what the tsunami did to the Asian world, can we then begin to
imagine how things will look when the whole world will be shaken from its
Isaiah also writes, “Behold, Yahweh maketh the earth empty, and maketh it waste, and
turneth it upside down, and scattereth abroad the inhabitants thereof.
And it shall be, as with the people, so with the priest; as with the servant, so
with his master; as with the maid, so with her mistress; as with the buyer, so
with the seller; as with the lender, so with the borrower; as with the taker of
usury, so with the giver of usury to him.
The land shall be utterly emptied, and utterly spoiled: for Yahweh spoken this
The earth mourneth and fadeth away, the world languisheth and fadeth away, the
haughty people of the earth do languish.
The earth also is defiled under the inhabitants thereof; because they have transgressed the
laws, changed the ordinance, broken the everlasting covenant.
Therefore hath the curse devoured the earth, and they that dwell therein are
desolate: therefore the inhabitants of the earth are burned, and few men left,”
For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there
shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
All these are the beginning of sorrows,” Mat. 24:6-8.
Yahweh has allowed man to continue in rebellion against Him. He has
allowed the rulers and leaders to have their way with the people, causing them
to cast His ways, His honor, His glory, His
majesty behind. He has allowed them to cast His righteous laws aside and to go
contrary to His covenant. But the time is coming when His wrath will burn hot
against an unrepentant world and mankind as a whole. The earthquake that spawned
the tsunami is nothing compared to the disaster that will come upon the world.
We urge all to repent, and turn to Yahweh through Yahshua so that they
may be delivered from that awesome and terrifying day.
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how refreshing it was to find your website. I have not read much YET but I will.
I am a new Christian and I have been dutifully searching for the truth. As you
know, it is incredibly hard to find. Just getting a bible that is correct is
hard enough. The closest I have found is "The Scriptures" which I have
ordered. I doubt that it is even correct but at least they have restored
Yahweh's and Yahshua's name to their rightful place. I have Yahweh’s
spirit residing in me since I have asked for knowledge and accepted Yahshua's
gift and I have a thirst for the truth unlike anything I have ever felt before.
Since I am very ignorant of the message, many things perplex me. Craig Winn
introduced me to Yahweh and I am forever grateful. I am hoping that you can also
help. You both seem to be on the same page. He has a new book in the works
called future history that is wonderful so far. One can read it for free at
prophetofdoom.net. I am having a problem understanding what I am to do for the
Miqra's that Yahweh has put forth. I just want to show up for the meeting. I
believe I should eat a lamb in His honor at pesach, and consume unleavened bread
for a week there after. It gets foggy after that. Perhaps I am wrong about those
also. Correct me if I am wrong, but even if I am correct, please tell me when I
should do these things. Something about the 14th of Nisan, and the following
days but can you break it down for a dummy? What date does this fall on in our
pagan Gregorian calendar? Are they the same every year?Do I eat lamb on the
Friday before "easter" and then the unleavened bread for the next 7
days ending on the following Sabbath? What am I to do for the other festivals/
appointments? I can research the significance of these festivals after I know
what to do as I am confident that they are prophetic and fulfilled later in
scripture. That isn't a concern for me now since I trust that Yahweh is
error-free. I just want to know what I should do and when, so I do not offend
any longer. I have quickverse 8 on the way also, and this should help me amplify
Yahweh's message.Please help me. I know I am rambling but I hope you know what I
need. Meanwhile I will research your site.
You Brother. In Yahweh's shem, Shane Coombs
thank YHWH for the website He has founded through you. I have been on a long
journey, seeking "pure" gold. He put me on the trail of the
"golden fleece". Seeking His Face, His Holy Name. In 1997 I was in
Anchorage, Alaska and I had a dream. I saw as it were a smoke, and as I looked,
a breeze came and parted the smoke like a curtain. And there I saw the
Tetragrammaton YHWH. The four consonants. I will never forget the vision. I can
still see it. I have had a passion to know Truth, especially the Truth of His
Holy Name. He has given me many good men who have "proved" His Holy
Name to me. And today, He has completed the mission regarding His Holy Name
through your website. Like the Bereans, we must search and know the Truth, and I
was still needing confirmation on all that I have researched on His Holy Name.
Today the mission is ACCOMPLISHED! I feel like a man who on a long tedious
journey has reached his destination. So, friend, again I say Thanks, thanks, for
leading me to the cache of "gold" , the golden fleece, the KEY OF
DESTINY, I have so long sought. Luke 11:52 says the "key of
knowledge"! I can rest now, in YHWH, He led me all the way through His Holy
Word, and His Holy People.
in Yahshua Messiyah from............ Truth Hunter!
mos. Ago I put my faith & Bible down…I’ve had this lesson 1 since
Aug…mainstream religion wasn’t sufficing my spiritual needs. After doing
this lesson 1 I now see why. I’d like to continue in my walk with Yahweh &
His Son & I truly believe your ministry. The real truth will enable &
also truly prepare me for Yahweh’s service. I’m one NOT to just believe the
truth of others as my own very easily…I’m aware of all the false teachings,
doctrines of man disguised as being of Yahweh & truth…Thanks!
my answers at the start of Lesson #1 I couldn’t believe how much in the dark I
am and how deceived I have been all my life. I feel the truth in Yahweh! I think
I am on the right track to becoming faithful!
Thank you so very
much. I am very blessed by all I’ve received from you.
feel as though the veil has been lifted and I have been brought to the truth. I
want to be added to your mailing list and also to receive a materials list of
some sore, should you have that available.
A friend of mine gave me your
latest issue of the YEA NEWSLETTER. I truly enjoyed it. I was wondering if I
could be added to your mailing address. What I like the most, is the fact that
you use the Name of Yahweh. I also am a firm believer in the Holy Feasts, which
are so clearly spoken of in the Word of Yahweh.
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