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From the EDITOR
Amazing Find Plus News Reveals Prophetic Events Part II
The Curse That Comes Upon The Earth
Have We Invoked The "Allah" Upon Ourselves?
Taking His Name In Vain
What Our Readers Say
Healan ASSOCIATE EDITOR:
PROOFREADERS: Frances Healan, Jerry Healan, John McCarty
OUR COVER: The stage is set for great destruction to be wreaked upon
this earth. Our studies have discovered that we are in the end days and that the
curse brought about by Adam and then Israel and Judah will soon become reality.
This has led the focus of this magazine to be upon the various “curses” to
destruction that we are bringing upon ourselves. Even the article entitled
“Taking His Name In Vain” reveals that idolatrous inclinations that all
peoples of the earth have brought upon themselves. We are near the end. Soon
there will be great upheavals that will take place. They are already here in the
nature of mankind, but physical upheavals will begin to raise their heads in
greater and greater detail. May Yahweh rescue us from all ills.
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FROM THE EDITOR
THE END IS COMING,
AN END IS COMING
The Prophet Ezekiel was commanded to declare, "Also, thou son of man, thus saith the Sovereign Yahweh unto the land of Israel; An end, the end is come upon the four corners of the land. Now is the end come upon thee, and I will send mine anger upon thee, and will judge thee according to thy ways, and will recompense upon thee all thine abominations. And mine eye shall not spare thee, neither will I have pity: but I will recompense thy ways upon thee, and thine abominations shall be in the midst of thee: and ye shall know that I am Yahweh. Thus saith the Sovereign Yahweh; An evil, an only evil, behold, is come. An end is come, the end is come: it watcheth for thee; behold, it is come. The morning is come unto thee, O thou that dwellest in the land: the time is come, the day of trouble is near, and not the sounding again of the mountains. Now will I shortly pour out my fury upon thee, and accomplish mine anger upon thee: and I will judge thee according to thy ways, and will recompense thee for all thine abominations. And mine eye shall not spare, neither will I have pity: I will recompense thee according to thy ways and thine abominations that are in the midst of thee; and ye shall know that I am Yahweh that smiteth. Behold the day, behold, it is come: the morning is gone forth; the rod hath blossomed, pride hath budded. Violence (Heb. = chamas or hamas) is risen up into a rod of wickedness: none of them shall remain, nor of their multitude, nor of any of theirs: neither shall there be wailing for them. The time is come, the day draweth near: let not the buyer rejoice, nor the seller mourn: for wrath is upon all the multitude thereof," Ez. 7:2-14.
I never planned for the focus of this magazine to be on the curse that is coming on the earth, but here it is. When I learned that the Hebrew word for "curse" is "Alah," a new door of understanding was opened. Not only had I discovered this and written the article about this curse, which appears on page 7, but Brick Parrish had also discovered this fact and had written a corresponding article on it (see page 13).
I have understood for some years now that utilizing the term "god/God" for the Creator Yahweh was a word that actually makes Him into the image of an ox, bull, or calf. I have finally written and included in this magazine the article entitled "Taking His Name In Vain," which reveals this fact. (p. 14) You may have to read this article more than once and even study it in-depth to understand what is written as some have indicated that it is rather difficult to understand, but then Yahweh’s word is written so that not everyone can truly understand it and Yahshua came speaking to a generation who didn’t understand what He was doing or saying; so if you have problems understanding it, please pray about it and ask for understanding.
I have also just come across a web-site that reveals the Satanic and demonic influences on rock musicians and their music. Yahweh had inspired Moses to prophesy that Israel would fall away to the worship of devils, demons or goat gods, "But Jeshurun waxed fat, and kicked: thou art waxen fat, thou art grown thick, thou art covered with fatness; then he forsook Elohim which made him, and lightly esteemed the Rock of his salvation. They provoked him to jealousy with strange gods, with abominations provoked they him to anger. They sacrificed unto devils, not to Eloah; to gods whom they knew not, to new gods that came newly up, whom your fathers feared not. Of the Rock that begat thee thou art unmindful, and hast forgotten Elohim that formed thee. And when Yahweh saw it, he abhorred them, because of the provoking of his sons, and of his daughters. And he said, I will hide my face from them, I will see what their end shall be: for they are a very froward generation, children in whom is no faith. They have moved me to jealousy with that which is not Elohim; they have provoked me to anger with their vanities: and I will move them to jealousy with those which are not a people; I will provoke them to anger with a foolish nation. For a fire is kindled in mine anger, and shall burn unto the lowest hell, and shall consume the earth with her increase, and set on fire the foundations of the mountains. I will heap mischiefs upon them; I will spend mine arrows upon them," Dt. 32:15-23.
Islam worships Allah. I have shown in the "curse" article that even though in Arabic the term means "The God," in Hebrew it means "The Curse." They are worshipping a curse to destruction. The Satanic musicians of our day are worshipping and serving Satanic destruction. One very well known rock musician is so troubled by demons that he loves to go sit in graveyards because it is so serene, so peaceful and he even admits that there is a smell there that is sweet to him.
Islam gets special privileges in prison and also in the free world. Their religion can even be taught and acted out in our schools even though any reference to or prayer to the Elohim of the Holy Scriptures is forbidden and reacted to with horror, anger and hostility. Our own Supreme Court forbids prayer and the Holy Scriptures in the schools.
Yahweh knew that His own people would turn away from Him. It is prophesied time, and time, and time, and time again in the Scriptures. We are now beginning to see the evidence of that forsaking. If we forsake Him, He will forsake us. But thankfully, He won’t forsake us forever. Yes, as an angry husband and parent, He will correct His children and that correction may seem to be quite harsh, but once He gets our attention and grants us repentance, He will turn His hand to heal us. We who publish this magazine have a tremendous responsibility because we must not only reveal the wondrous plan of mercy that He grants to us through Yahshua the Messiah, but we must also reveal the dangers that we face walking in a world of deception and unbelief. JH
The Prophecies that Yahweh gave in His word, the Holy Scriptures, are sure. This is the second part of events, etc., that are taking place in today’s world to bring about the catastrophes upon Yahweh’s people, Judah and Israel which were predicted in the latter days.
By Jerry Healan
ISAAC’S PROPHETIC BLESSING
When Rebekah (Esau’s and Jacob’s mother) heard Isaac tell Esau to
bring him some of the savory venison that he loved to eat so that he could bless
him, she and Jacob schemed so that Jacob could receive that blessing instead.
When Esau came in with the food that he had prepared, both he and His father
Isaac learned that Jacob had come and received the blessing instead. Esau
pleaded, “And Esau said unto his father, Hast thou but one blessing, my
father? bless me, even me also, O my father. And Esau lifted up his voice, and
wept. And Isaac his father answered and said unto him, Behold, thy dwelling
shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the dew of heaven from above; And by
thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy brother; and it shall come to
pass when thou shalt have the dominion, that thou shalt break his yoke from off
thy neck,” Gen. 27:38-40.
Let’s understand something here. Isaac blessed Jacob with the dew of
heaven, the fatness of the earth and plenty of corn and wine. He also blessed
him to be a noble before whom the people and nations would bow down to as well
as making him sovereign over his own brethren. Isaac even told Esau, “Behold,
I have made him thy sovereign, and all his brethren have I given to him for
servants; and with corn and wine have I sustained him: and what shall I do now
unto thee, my son?” Gen. 27:37.
The implication is that since Jacob has been blessed with these things,
then they can’t also belong to Esau. Therefore, when Isaac blessed Esau
saying, “Behold, thy dwelling shall be the fatness of the earth, and of the
dew of heaven from above…” (v. 39), he was declaring that he would be away from those things.
Isaac continued, “And by thy sword shalt thou live, and shalt serve thy
brother; and it shall come to pass when thou shalt have the dominion
that thou shalt break his yoke from off thy neck,” Gen. 27:40. As long as
Israel was a kingdom, and then Israel and Judah were divided kingdoms, they had
dominion over Esau. When the Jewish people returned from Babylon/Persia to
rebuild the city state, they had dominion over the Edomites.
Interlinear Bible interprets “when thou shalt have the
dominion” as “when you fight.” When did Esau get the dominion? When did
Esau and Israel begin to fight so that Esau received the dominion? Wasn’t it
when Rome was converted from a Republican form of government to that of
dictatorship under the Caesars? Julius Caesar began to make war against the
Celts, Gauls and Goths (Israelites), and to overcome them bringing them under
the dominion of Rome. The Israelite descendants were also very fierce warriors,
but the Romans had developed military strategies which brought the Israelites
under subjection. While some of the various descendants did make a successful
fight against Rome, even entering in and conquering the city, they just
eventually blended in with the Roman peoples and became subjects of the
Also, once Yahshua had come and offered the acceptable sacrifice, raising
up the assembly of believers, then Rome came into the land with her armies,
defeated the Jewish remnants and destroyed Jerusalem and her famous temple
dedicated to Yahweh.
Israel’s blending in with the Roman/Edomite government was prophesied
in the great image that Nebuchadnezzar was shown in his dream in Daniel chapter
two. The legs of the kingdom were represented as iron, but the feet were part of
iron and part of clay (Dan. 2:33). The prophet Isaiah declared, “But now, O
Yahweh, Thou art our Father; we are the clay, and Thou art our Potter; and we
all are the work of Thy hand,” Isa. 64:8. He was decrying the overthrow of
Israel and the desolation of Zion, Jerusalem, etc.
Esau (Rome) is confederate with, has made a covenant with the Ishmaelites
(descendants of Ishmael who hated Isaac because he was cast out of his
father’s Abraham’s house and denied the inheritance of the firstborn son.
The religion of Ishmael is Islam.), Moab (probably Iraq), the Hagarenes (Egypt), Gebal
(Masons), Ammon (Jordan), Amalek (Russia), Philistines (Palestinians), Tyre
(probably Lebanon and Syria, but on the great scale of things is Roman Europe).
When Psa. 83 says that these peoples have consulted together with one
consent. The Hebrew for consulted is “ya’ats” which has to do with resolve
or deliberating. Together is translated from “yachad” which means that they
are united. “Consent” is translated from “leb,” which is Hebrew for the
heart. So they are together, united, alike, with one heart, one intent, one
spirit, and that is to entrap, ensnare, overthrow and destroy the habitations of
Israel, both nations America and Israel, taking them as their own possession.
The spirit of Ishmael is Islam and all nations and peoples who adhere to
that faith and belief. The spirit of Amalek is Communism, which is a humanistic,
socialistic religion based upon false science and atheism. Remember that Amalek
attacked Israel in the wilderness because he feared not Elohim.
Another spirit of Esau is that of corrupted Christianity as is evidenced
by Roman Catholicism, Greek Orthodoxy and Russian Orthodoxy, believe it or not.
While Protestantism came out of the Roman Catholic Church in protest, they have
refused to turn to Scriptural truths, e.g., the seventh day Sabbath, the annual
feast days, the commandments, the true names, etc. Therefore, we find that they
are more willing to follow after the spirit of Esau, at this point in history,
than to repent of their own rebellion. We trust that Yahweh will rectify this
rebellious spirit in His own time as is evidenced in the prophecies of
The prophet Ezekiel reveals that Jerusalem is to suffer a third
destruction, “Thou therefore, son of man, prophesy, and smite thine hands
together, and let the sword be doubled
the third time, the sword of the slain it is the sword of
the great men that are slain, which entereth into their privy chambers. I have
set the point of the sword against all their gates, that their heart may faint,
and their ruins be multiplied: ah! It is made bright, it is wrapped up for the
slaughter. Go thee one way or other, either on the
right hand, or on the left, whithersoever thy face is set. I will
also smite Mine hands together, and I will cause My fury to rest: I Yahweh have
said it,” 21:14-17.
Isn’t it interesting that we have two distinct ways in today’s world?
There is the conservative “right,” and the liberal “left.” Generally,
the Republicans are the conservative right, while the Democrats are the liberal
left. (Notice that I said “generally.”) Did you know that the governmental
style of the Greeks was Democracy, while the governmental style of the Romans
was Republican? Daniel prophesied that the Greek kingdom would be a kingdom of
brass, while the kingdom of Rome would be a kingdom of Iron. These metals reveal
a spiritual nature of these kingdoms. Did you know that Yahweh warned Israel
that if they didn’t obey Him, He would turn their heaven to brass and earth to
iron? In other cases He warned that He would turn their heaven to iron and their
earth to brass. (Dt. 28:21-24; Lev. 26:15-20)
This has been accomplished and is being fulfilled today! We will soon be
running an article in our magazine entitled “The Iron Furnace,” which will
explain it all.
The return of Judah to the land is prophesied to take place, but most of
the Jewish peoples who understand what the Scriptures say do understand that the
real return will be under the powerful hand of Yahweh. There are many Jewish
peoples in today’s world who resist taking part with the modern day nation of
Israel because they understand that the formation of the nation named Israel is
purely of Masonic background. Go to the library, get the Encyclopedia Judaica
and look up the word Zionism. You will find that the ones who concocted the
modern-day movement to return the Jewish people to the land of Canaan weren’t
even believers in Scripture and didn’t care anything about Yahweh’s word at
all. As a matter of fact, you will find that the ones who did believe in and
understand the Scriptures separated themselves from the political Zionist
movement. There are several Jewish groups in today’s world who take a stand
against the political Zionist government. Just look up “Jews Against
Zionism” on the internet.
Yahweh warned that in the latter days, Jacob’s iniquity will come to an
end (Ez. 35:5). Jeremiah prophesies, “And these are the words that Yahweh
spake concerning Israel and concern
Obadiah decrees concerning Esau and his hatred for Jacob, “For thy
violence against thy brother Jacob shame shall cover thee, and thou shalt be cut
off for ever. In the day that thou stoodest on the other side, in the day that
the strangers carried away captive his forces, and foreigners entered into his
gates, and cast lots upon Jerusalem, even thou wast as one of them. But thou
shouldest not have looked on the day of thy brother in the day that he became a
stranger; neither shouldest thou have rejoiced over the children of Judah in the
day of their destruction; neither shouldest thou have spoken proudly in the day
of distress. Thou shouldest not have entered into the gate of my people in the
day of their calamity; yea, thou shouldest not have looked on their affliction
in the day of their calamity, nor have laid hands on their substance in the day
of their calamity; Neither shouldest thou have stood in the crossway, to cut off
those of his that did escape; neither shouldest thou have delivered up those of
his that did remain in the day of distress,” vv. 10-14.
Yahweh prophesied against Israel, “But if ye will not hearken unto me,
and will not do all these commandments; And if ye shall despise my statutes, or
if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but
that ye break my covenant: I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror,
consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow
of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it,”
The Hebrew word for “terror” is “behalah.” Another Hebrew word for “terror”
is “ballahah.” It is defined as, alarm,
destruction, terror and trouble. Since Hebrew is the language of revelation, and
we find that many of the things in this world are identified by Hebrew words, as
we did for Russia, Esau, Edom, etc., for instance, we can possibly associate
some of the modern-day enemies of Israel and America with Hebrew words.
One of the Palestinian organizations that has been raised up in these
last days, which is dedicated to the violent overthrow of Israel is named “Hamas.”
The Hebrew word associated with this organization is “chamac” (pronounced as “khaw
– mas” or even “haw – mas”). David is inspired to cry out, “Deliver
me, O Yahweh, from the evil man: preserve me from the violent man (chamac/hamas),” Psa. 140:1.
Is it possible that the last part of the name “Hezbollah” (bollah)
comes from the Hebrew words “behalah” and/or “ballahah?”
What would the name mean then? “Bollah,” of course, would be easy to figure
out. It means “terror, alarm or destruction.” The Hez part of the name can
also be found in the Hebrew. The English letter “h” is equivalent to the
Hebrew letter h (hey). Generally, when this
letter is added to the beginning of a word, it means “the,” “lo,” or
The “ez” part of the word can also be translated into the Hebrew word
(ez or az).
This Hebrew word is defined as, strong, vehement, harsh, etc.
Thus Hezbollah, in Hebrew, would mean “the strong terror,” or “the
vehement destruction,” or “the strong destruction,” etc., etc.
While both sides are proclaiming victory concerning the outcome of the
conflict between Israel (Judah) and Hezbollah, the simple fact of the matter is
that Israel did not accomplish her goal of obliterating Hezbollah, while
Hezbollah did withstand Israel’s attacks and was left armed and fairly intact.
Their stand has served to unite the Arab Islamic world against both Israel and
The news reports have shown the Lebanese army entering into the disputed
southern territory of Lebanon as well as some of the UN Forces. However, where
the UN is concerned, they are only allowed to utilize their weapons in their own
self-defense. They will not have the power to restrain Hezbollah from rebuilding
the area destroyed and also rearming themselves. If they can only utilize their
weapons in their own self-defense, then how can they resist Hezbollah and keep
them from re-fortifying and re-arming? Also,
the Lebanese army is sympathetic with Hezbollah, so the deck is stacked against
Israel. While Hezbollah did take quite a beating, the essential fact is after
over a month of fighting they are still left somewhat intact and they have won a
great psychological advantage.
One other news item that should be alarming to all of those who believe
in, follow after, and have Scriptural understanding is the news from Rome, dated
7/26/06. There has been a conference in Rome chaired by Italian foreign minister
Massimo d'Alema, which has expressed desires to place yet another UN force in
the area in order to maintain security. How ludicrous! The UN has already had a
peace keeping force there which turned its head while Hezbollah made their
preparations for war against Israel.
This author has continually warned that it will most likely be a force
comprised of UN soldiers that will surround Jerusalem and Israel in the last
days, which will usher in the long awaited intervention of Yahweh by sending His
Son Yahshua to take over the kingdoms of this world as King of kings and
Sovereign of sovereigns (Lord of lords for those who insist on such terms).
Zechariah was inspired to declare, “Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup
of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege
both against Judah and against Jerusalem. And in that day will I make Jerusalem
a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be
cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered
together against it. In that day, saith Yahweh, I will smite every horse with
astonishment, and his rider with madness: and I will open mine eyes upon the
house of Judah, and will smite every horse of the people with blindness,”
I have emboldened the term “all the people” because these words are
significant. “People” is translated from the Hebrew word “goyim” which
is translated elsewhere as Gentiles, nations, etc. The term “all” is
translated from the Hebrew word “kol.” The Hebrew term is “kol goyim.”
There is one and only one entity that supposedly represents all of the nations
of the earth or world. That entity or organization is the “UNITED NATIONS!”
The word “united” has to do with “all” of the nations. Thus, when
control of that area is given over to the United Nations, the rest of this
prophecy will be fulfilled.
We may not
know exactly when the end-time events will begin to unfold dramatically, but the
stage is set for things to heat up even more dramatically in the near future.
When these things begin to come to pass, know that it is near, even at the
By Brick Parrish
Moses reminded the children of Israel that Yahweh had delivered them from
bondage in Egypt, leading them through the wilderness for 40 years and all the
mighty acts He did, he spoke to them of another covenant besides the one Yahweh
made with them 40 years earlier at Sinai. This one was dealing with their
inheritance of the land of Palestine. It included all the things of the previous
covenant plus the land they were being given. However, there are stern warnings
attached if they failed to keep the stipulations of the covenant. The
Palestinian covenant was unconditional in that Yahweh would not rescind it even
though there were severe consequences for those who broke it.
Deu 29:9 Keep therefore the words of this
covenant, and do them, that ye may prosper in all that ye do.
They were cautioned to heed the words of the
covenant and do them so that their ways might prosper.
Deu 29:10 Ye stand this day
all of you before Yahweh your Elohim; your captains of your tribes, your elders,
and your officers, with all the men of Israel,
Your little ones, your wives, and thy stranger that is in thy camp, from
the hewer of thy wood unto the drawer of thy water:
That thou shouldest enter into covenant with Yahweh thy Elohim, and into his CURSE, which Yahweh thy Elohim
maketh with thee this day:
All translations have “oath” where I have
translated it “curse”. The Hebrew word here is “Alah” and is translated
“Curse” in verses 19 and 20 below. Along with this covenant and it’s
blessings for keeping it, comes a curse for breaking it. I won’t be dogmatic
about translating this word as curse here, but the rest of the chapter and the
next speak about calling heaven and earth to witness against Israel what would
happen to them if they did not keep this renewed covenant.
Deu 29:13 That he may
establish thee to day for a people unto himself, and that he may be unto thee an
Elohim, as he hath said unto thee, and as he hath sworn unto thy fathers, to
Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
Deu 29:14 Neither with you
only do I make this covenant and this CURSE;
Deu 29:15 But with him that
standeth here with us this day before Yahweh our Elohim, and also with him that
is not here with us this day:
The choice of
the covenant or the curse is also for us that were not present on that day. It
is also for future generations too.
(For ye know how we have dwelt in the land of Egypt; and how we came
through the nations which ye passed by;
And ye have seen their abominations, and their idols, wood and stone,
silver and gold, which were among them:)
29:18 Lest there should be among you
man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from
Yahweh our Elohim, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should
be among you a root that beareth gall
We are not to
adopt the ways of the nations around us and turn to their pagan gods lest we
bring the curses upon ourselves. “Wormwood” here means “to curse”. (Strongs
# 3939) la‛ănâh; lah-an-aw'; From an
unused root supposed to mean to curse; wormwood (regarded as
therefore accursed): -
And it come to pass, when he heareth the words of this curse, that he bless himself in his heart, saying, I shall have
peace, though I walk in the imagination of mine heart, to add drunkenness to
This is the
same Hebrew word “Alah” translated “oath” in verses 12 and 14 above.
Here it is rendered as originally translated, “curse” and also in the next 2
Yahweh will not spare him, but then the anger of Yahweh and his jealousy
shall smoke against that man,
And Yahweh shall separate him unto evil out of all the tribes of Israel,
according to all the curses of the covenant that are
written in this book of the law:
We know that
Israel broke this covenant and were scattered into all the nations and the land
fell into desolation, especially after the destruction by the Romans. But, there
was a promise in Deut 30:3 that Yahweh would re-gather them from all the nations
where He had scattered them if they would turn to Him with all their hearts.
Yahweh is setting the stage for this re-gathering today.
As Daniel prayed in Dan 9 and confessed the sins of Israel and Judah, the
angel Gabriel appeared to him and spoke to him of the 70 weeks that were
determined upon his people. Most of the 70 weeks have been fulfilled culminating
with the advent of the Messiah and his 3 ½ year ministry. But, there still
remains 3 1/3 years of the 70 week prophecy which will be for the tribulation to
punish and provoke all of Israel to return to Yahweh with all their hearts and
to repent. Because all of Israel has
transgressed Yahweh’s laws, the ALLAH is
poured out upon us.
Yea, all Israel have transgressed thy law, even by departing, that
they might not obey thy voice; therefore the “Alah” is poured upon us, and
the oath that is written in the law of Moses the servant of Elohim, because we
have sinned against him.
The word “Alah”
above is left un-translated and is as it appears in the original scriptures.
Could this be the reason for the rise of Islam? Yahweh has allowed it as an
instrument to chastise Israel and Judah to repent and return to Him and the
Torah. As we approach the tribulation period, the time of Jacob’s trouble, we
see a tremendous surge in the expansion and militancy of Islam. The crux of the
problem is the land issue. Who does the land belong to? The Moslems claim that
it belongs to them by birthright and Yahweh says in His word that He gave the
land to Israel as an eternal inheritance via the Palestinian covenant. The final
showdown is near. Do we dare force the nation of Israel to trade land for peace?
Have we brought the curse or Allah upon ourselves?
Many take issue against the Sacred (Hallowed) name of the
Creator. Yahweh, Himself, commanded, “Thou shalt not take the name of Yahweh
thy Elohim in vain; for Yahweh will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name
in vain,” Ex. 20:7.
this mean? Most people in the world today think that using the substitute word
“God” along with another English word “damn” is taking His name in vain.
Now, this author doesn’t care to listen to the vile profanity that comes out
of people’s mouth, but truthfully, the Creator’s name IS NOT “God.”
Never has been and never will be.
By Jerry Healan
it mean to take Yahweh’s name in vain? Since the Hebrew language is the
language of revelation, a look at the Hebrew words and their definitions will
reveal much to us concerning this topic. “Vain” is translated from the
Hebrew word shav. It is number 7723 in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance
and is defined as; from the same as 7722 in the sense of desolating; evil (as
destructive), literally (ruin) or morally (especially guile); figuratively
idolatry (as false, subjective), uselessness (as deceptive, objective; also
adverbially, in vain).
Let’s also go to the word from which shav is taken. It is #7722 show, which is defined as; from an unused
root meaning to rush over; a tempest; by implication, devastation.
From this examination, we can begin to understand why a person will want
to “damn” someone or something utilizing the Creator’s name. To “damn”
something or someone means to curse them to destruction. When someone utilizes
what he thinks is the Creator’s name to curse something or someone to
destruction, it actually means that they are utilizing the power of the name of
the Creator to destroy that thing or person. While a person may not be truly
utilizing the Creator’s name in their curse, they think that they are, thus,
as a man thinks, so is he. There are grave consequences for doing such things.
is utilized in other places in the Scriptures that is quite revealing, “I have
hated them that regard lying
(shav) vanities (hebel): but I trust in Yahweh,” Psa. 31:6.
“Neither shalt thou bear false
(shav) witness against thy neighbour,” Dt.
In both of these instances, shav is translated as a lie or falsehood.
Furthermore, the Prophet Isaiah is inspired to declare, “Behold, Yahweh’s
hand is not shortened, that it cannot save; neither his ear heavy, that it
cannot hear: 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 (shav);
they conceive mischief, and bring forth iniquity,” 59:1-4.
Once again, the diversity of the word shav is revealed. The commandment forbids us
to take His name in vain (shav).
The use of this word in Exodus 20:7 can also mean that we must not take His name
and apply it to lying, lies, falsehood, etc. But it can also be forbidding us
from replacing it with another name or term, which would then be a false name, a
The Hebrew word for “take” is nasa. It is defined as; a primitive root; to lift, in a great variety of applications,
literal and figurative, absolute and religious. When the Scriptures speak of
someone lifting up their eyes to see something,
the word nasa
is utilized. They would also lift up
the head, the hands (in worship), a sword (to wage war), etc. When the Levites
would carry or bear the ark, the word nasa was utilized.
Those who have been called and chosen as the firstfruits, have been
sealed in their forehead. (Rev. 7:3)
14:1 reveals that they have had the name of the Heavenly Father written in their
foreheads. Therefore, they are lifting up (nasa),
carrying (nasa) and bearing (nasa) His name.
This was one of the main purposes of Israel. They were to bring respect,
honor, glory and dignity to the Heavenly Father’s name by obeying Him and His
It is decreed, “They made a calf in Horeb, and worshipped the molten
image. Thus they changed their glory into the similitude of an ox that eateth
grass. They forgat Elohim their saviour, which had done great things in Egypt;
Wondrous works in the land of Ham, and terrible things by the Red sea,” Psa.
Understand this, Yahweh was “their glory.” They made the molten image
in the wilderness and named it Yahweh. “And when the people saw that Moses
delayed to come down out of the mount, the people gathered themselves together
unto Aaron, and said unto him, Up, make us elohim, which shall go before us; for
as for this Moses, the man that brought us up out of the land of Egypt, we wot
not what is become of him. And Aaron said unto them, Break off the golden
earrings, which are in the ears of your wives, of your sons, and of your
daughters, and bring them unto me. And all the people brake off the golden
earrings which were in their ears, and brought them unto Aaron. And he received
them at their hand, and fashioned it with a graving tool, after he had made it a molten calf:
and they said, These be thy elohim, O Israel, which brought thee up out of the
land of Egypt. And when Aaron saw it, he built an altar before it; and Aaron
made proclamation, and said, To morrow is a feast to
Yahweh,” Ex. 32:1-5.
Yahweh is the One Who brought Israel out of Egypt. Aaron and the
Israelites were making Yahweh into the image of an ox. This produces the effect
of blaspheming Yahweh and His name turning His glory into shame as the Psalmist
decrees, “Hear me when I call, O Elohim of my righteousness: thou hast
enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer. O ye
sons of men, how long
will ye turn my glory into shame? how long
will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah. But know that
Yahweh hath set apart him that is pious for himself: Yahweh will hear when I
call unto him. Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your
bed, and be still. Selah. Offer the sacrifices of righteousness, and put your
trust in Yahweh. There be many that say, Who will shew us any good? Yahweh, lift
thou up (nasa)
the light of thy countenance upon us,” Psa. 4:1-6.
Here is that word nasa again. The Psalmist is requesting Yahweh
to lift up His countenance upon them (those who are righteous in Yahweh [vs.
1]). Israel turned Yahweh’s glory into shame by turning to vain idolatry. They
took His name in vain because they applied it to an idolatrous image.
The Prophet Jeremiah proclaimed, “Hear ye the word of Yahweh, O house
of Jacob, and all the families of the house of Israel: Thus saith Yahweh, What
iniquity have your fathers found in me, that they are gone far from me, and have walked after
vanity, and are become vain? Neither said they, Where is Yawheh that
brought us up out of the land of Egypt, that led us through the wilderness,
through a land of deserts and of pits, through a land of drought, and of the
shadow of death, through a land that no man passed through, and where no man
dwelt? And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and
the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination.
The priests said not, Where is Yawheh? And they that handle the law knew me not:
the pastors also transgressed against me, and the prophets prophesied by Baal,
and walked after things that do not profit. Wherefore I will yet plead with you,
saith Yahweh, and with your children's children will I plead. For pass over the
isles of Chittim, and see; and send unto Kedar, and consider diligently, and see
if there be such a thing. Hath a nation changed their elohim, which are yet no
elohim? But my people
have changed their glory for that which doth not profit.
Be astonished, O ye heavens, at this, and be horribly afraid, be ye very desolate, saith Yahweh. For my people
have committed two evils; they have
forsaken me the fountain of living waters, and hewed them out cisterns, broken cisterns, that can hold no
water,” Jer. 2:4-13.
It is interesting that the Oxford English Dictionary reveals that the
English word “God” comes from two Aryan root words, both being gheu. In “The
Roots Of English” Robert Claiborne reveals that gheu-1 comes from the Latin word fundere, fus-,
which is defined as; to pour, whence the FUNNEL through which you pour things,
and the FOUNDRY in
which FUSED (molten) metal is poured into molds. Figurative uses
(“pour together”), DIFFUSE (“pour apart”), PROFUSE (“pouring
forth”), TRANSFUSE (“pour across”), and REFUND (“pour back”), To
REFUSE is an
Do you begin to get the point? The English word “God” is associated
with a FOUNDER! It has to do with a MOLTEN IMAGE! It is associated with a more
remote Latin word futilis
from which we get another English word FUTILE! Futile and vain are synonyms! It
also has to do with pouring water into a LEAKY VESSEL, which is what Israel did
when they rejected Yahweh and descended into the vanity (futility) of idolatry!
Jeremiah decrees, “Every man is brutish in his knowledge: every founder
is confounded by the graven image: for his
molten image is falsehood,
and there is no breath in them. They are
vanity, and the work of errors:
in the time of their visitation they shall perish,” Jer. 10:14-15.
The English words “foundry/founder and confound/confounder are
derivatives of the root word gheu-1!
To confound also means to confuse (also related to gheu-1). A molten image is falsehood and
therefore a lie. Lies confuse and destroy.
The knowledge of man is absolutely brutish. In Old Testament times, men
cut trees, shaped them into images, overlaid them with gold and silver and fell
down and worshipped them. The Israelites made calves out of pure gold and fell
down and worshipped them, the works of men’s hands. This is brutish.
But Yahshua came to infuse His followers with the Holy Spirit beginning a
new era, a new age. This was called the New Testament age. Under the New
Testament certain things were changed. Animal sacrifices were changed to
spiritual sacrifices, “Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual
house, an holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices,
acceptable to Elohim by Yahshua the Messiah,” 1 Pet. 2:5.
The physical temple was destroyed because, as it says, Yahshua’s
disciples are built up a spiritual house. However, the history of those who
follow Yahshua, the seven assemblies of Revelation chapters 1-3, is revealed in
those same chapters. They lose their first love, are persecuted and slain, begin
to dwell where Satan’s throne is, allow a Jezebel to enter into the body and
cause His own servants to eat things sacrificed to idols. They have a name as if
they are alive, but are dead. They think that they are abounding because they
are rich and increased with goods, but Yahshua says that they are blind, poor
(spiritually) and naked!
NAKED!!! That’s exactly what happened with the Israelites when they
danced around the golden calf, worshipping it as Yahweh their Elohim Who
delivered them from Egypt. (Ex. 32:25). Nakedness has to do with idolatry! The
final assembly addressed in Rev. 3 is naked! They are practicing idolatry,
dancing around a golden calf. Not a physical golden image, but an image made to
be spiritual through the very word GOD! I know that this is very hard to
believe, but it is the truth.
The second root word for God, gheu (h) is defined as; to call, invoke, whence the Gc GOD one
invokes, and GIDDY – a word much weakened from its original sense, “possessed by a god, insane.”
Evangelist Garner Ted Armstrong wrote a booklet entitled “What Is God’s Name”
in 1992. On page 6 he wrote, “Take, for example, our English word “God.”
Where did it come from? The Encyclopedia Britannica,
eleventh edition, says, “God. The common Teutonic
word for a personal object of worship…The word ‘God’ [German “Gott”
from “Guth,” which was related to Taurus, the Bull] on the conversion of the
Teutonic races to Christianity, was adopted as the name of the one Supreme
Being, the Creator of the universe… ‘God’ is a word common to all Teutonic
languages. In Gothic it is Guth;
Dutch has the same form as English; Danish and Swedish have Gud, German Gott.
According to the New English Dictionary,
the original may be found in two Aryan roots, both of the form gheu, one of which means ‘to invoke,’ the
other ‘to pour’, the last is used of sacrificial offerings. The word would
thus mean the object either of religious invocation or of religious worship by
sacrifice. It has also been suggested that the word might mean a ‘molten
image’ from the sense of pour.’” (Vol. 12: p. 169).”
He added, “Sure, no modern American or Briton thinks he is using a word
which connotes a molten image, or means “to pour,” no matter the ultimate
Aryan roots of the English word.” (pp. 6-7)
How true this is! No one thinks that they are addressing a molten image
made in the form of a calf or ox. But the book of Revelation says that there is
a great serpent called Satan and the devil who has deceived
the whole world (Rev. 12:9).
Sin is the transgression of the law. The penalty of sin is death, but
people who have never studied the Bible, who have never seen one, never read it,
nor have been taught out of it, don’t understand what sin is. They go about
sinning in ignorance, yet they still suffer the consequences of breaking the law
because of those sins. Many who are supposedly taught out of the Bible are also
ignorant of what sin is.
Another attempt to justify the word “God” was presented by the
Christian Churches of God in Australia, by one Wade Cox. In an article entitled
“The Etymology of the Name God” more eye-opening information is found. They
write, “Objections to the use of the word God stem from the understanding that the
Babylonian deity of fortune was Baal-Gad
(pronounced gawd). It is then assumed
that the term is pagan if the word God is used.
“The term God in the ancient Anglo-Saxon comes from the word Goode,
or Goot as in the Dutch and German.
The word is actually a Hebrew word from which gad
itself in the sense of SHD 1410 is derived. The word is SHD 1464 Guwd (pronounced goode). The tribes
of Israel, when taken into captivity, took with them this name.
It was used also by the Assyrians who captured them. It is a prime root meaning to crowd upon or attack and this means to invade or to overcome. It is this sense of overcoming, as God is the centre of power, that the term is
used. Guwd or Goode is not the same as gad or Baal-Gad
worshipped by the Babylonians. One is a perversion of the concepts of the other.
“The word God
is derived from the old Teutonic form gudo
which meant that which is invoked
(or worshipped) by sacrifice (cf. Oxford English Universal Dictionary,
art. God, p. 808). This was adapted among the Teutonic tribes in the variant
“The words are further misunderstood from a symbolism adopted in early
Hebrew and among the Semites. This was instanced in the practice of referring to
the deity by the symbolism of a bull. The clear indication comes from Psalm
22:12. The strong Bulls of Bashan which are associated with Gilead are of the
word form SHD 47. This word and the word form SHD 6499 are combined in usage,
and both are termed bulls.
“The word rendered strong bulls is actually the word abbiyr derived from SHD 46 ‘abiyr meaning mighty
one and spoken of God. SHD 47 abbiyr
means angel [heavenly messenger], bull or chiefest,
mighty one, stout, strong or valiant.
“The terms occur in Psalm 22:12 where the bulls are reduced to lesser
beings. They occur in Psalm 50:13; 68:30; Isaiah 34:7; and Jeremiah 50:11.
“Jeremiah 52:20 refers to the twelve brazen bulls under the altar by
the term SHD 1241 baqar
in distinction to the term abbiyr
which he uses elsewhere.
“The representation of the loyal heavenly Host as bulls representing
God is ancient, even being found in pre-Hebrew culture. The Babylonian system in
its mystery cults adopted the bull-slaying typology which carried into
Mithraism. The bull-slaying typology is a representation of the wars in the
heavens (see David Ulansey The Origins of the Mithraic Mysteries,
Oxford, 1989 for the cosmology; Perseus is the bull-slayer for the Mysteries).
This symbolism is carried on in the association with the mighty one and the
centrality of goodness or Gott
“The English word God, via the Teutonic Gudo and the earlier forms, is associated
with the ancient Semitic and Hebrew as we see above. Thus, the bull was both
symbol of reverence and the significant sacrifice. Hence, the name came to be
associated with the bull. This pointed towards the sacrifice of Messiah as the
Bull of Atonement. This understanding was long held among the Semites from Shem
as high priest from the post-flood epoch. From recent finds, it seems this as
further distorted in the system at Ur.
“Yahovah is the Bull of Israel. He is Messiah as the Great Bull of
Heaven acting for the Father, the centre of ultimate goodness.” (end of
neither Garner Ted Armstrong nor Wade Cox understand what is revealed here in
their own writings and attempts to justify the use of the word God to represent
not only the Creator, but His name. Wade Cox denies that the word God is
associated with Baal-Gad, but reveals that God is a Hebrew word associated with
a bull, which the Israelites that went into Assyrian captivity had been
utilizing and had taken with them. It was even a word that was being utilized by
the Assyrians themselves.
The history of the northern kingdom of Israel is that once broken off
from association with the kings of Judah, their own kings made golden calves
placing one in Dan and the other in Bethel worshipping them as the Elohim that
delivered them from Egypt (1 Kings 12:28-30). Notice that in verse 30 it says
that this thing became a sin!
The northern kingdom of Israel was overthrown and destroyed because they
refused to repent of Baal worship. Wade reveals that the
word God is associated with a bull. Garner Ted reveals that the word God is
associated with a bull, specifically a bull god.
Wade reveals that the worship of bulls as gods predates the Hebrew
culture and such is truly the case. As a matter of fact, Pharaoh was worshipped
as the son of god through the Apis bull. Even though Wade denies it, his own
research reveals that Baal-Gad was most certainly associated with the bull-god.
The Israelites were worshipping Baal. Baal was their god, their bull.
Yahweh delivered Israel from Egypt and the worship of Pharoah along with
his bull-god. But Israel made an image of the calf in the wilderness and began
to worship it as Yahweh. This displeased Yahweh so much that He was ready to
destroy the whole house of Israel and make a great nation out of Moses alone.
(Ex. 32:9-10) But Moses interceded for the people and Yahweh repented (changed
His mind) concerning the proposed destruction.
But later Israel’s kings committed the same sin by causing the people
to worship the bull gods. Once again, Yahweh was highly displeased and sent
EliYah the Prophet to reveal to the people Who the true Elohim was. While he did
expose that Yahweh was the true Elohim to the people, EliYah feared for his life
because of the threatenings of Jezebel, wife of King Ahab. EliYah fled for his
life and the people failed to repent of their calf worship. (1 Kings chapters 18
& 19) Eventually, they were destroyed because they were unrepentant and
taken into captivity by the Assyrians.
Garner Ted wrote in his booklet, “It is also important to understand
that God does not frown upon everything created by “pagan (or non-Hebrew)
cultures. He forbids
only those things that are contrary to His laws and things that misrepresent Who
and What He is!” (IBID,
YES!!! ABSOLUTELY!!! And our research coupled with theirs reveals that
the word God makes Him into the image of a bull, which the Scriptures reveal is
very displeasing to Him!
BLASPHEMING YAHWEH’S NAME
The Psalmist laments, “O Elohim, how long shall the adversary reproach?
Shall the enemy
blaspheme thy name for ever?... Remember this, that the enemy hath
reproached, O Yahweh, and that the foolish people have
blasphemed thy name,” Psa. 74:10, 18.
Once again we can make extremely important discoveries by looking into
the Hebrew language. When it asks the question, “Shall the enemy blaspheme thy name for
ever?”, the Hebrew word for “enemy” is tsar.
The Hebrew language identifies the enemy! The enemy is the Tsar! The Tsar was
the head of the newly reformed Roman Empire. The head of Roma Nova (New Rome) was none other than one
called Constantine the Great!
Constantine forbade any Hebrew writings. He decreed torture and death to
any who were found with Hebrew writings in their possession, especially the New
Covenant. He had the Scriptures converted to the Greek language and the names of
the Father Yahweh and Yahshua changed to Theos and Iesous.
Consider this, Rome was the fourth kingdom of Daniel chapter two and the
of Daniel chapter seven! Constantine feigned repentance, entered into the New
Covenant Assembly and then, as the emperor, the Augustus, the Czar, the head of
the Roman Empire, began to dictate how the corrupted remnants of the disciples
were to worship.
The same Psalm says, “Thine enemies roar in the midst of thy
congregations; they set up their ensigns for
signs,” v. 4. The Hebrew for both “ensigns” and
“signs” is owth. The primary sign (owth) that Yahweh gave to Israel was the
seventh day Sabbath (Ex. 20:8-11), which was to be observed every week, of
course. Constantine decreed that Sunday, the first day of the week, would
replace the Sabbath.
Yahweh gave Israel the annual feast days (Lev. 23) as other signs (owth),
but Constantine changed them to the observance of December 25
th, Easter, etc. Because of this, the prophet
Isaiah declares, “For thus saith Yahweh, Ye have sold yourselves for nought;
and ye shall be redeemed without money. For thus saith Sovereign 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 to howl, saith Yahweh; and my name continually every day is blasphemed,”
Jeremiah warns, “Thus saith Yahweh of hosts, Hearken not unto the words
of the prophets (or preachers) that prophesy (or preach) unto you: they make you vain:
a vision of their own heart, and not out of the mouth of Yahweh. They say still
unto them that despise me,
Yahweh hath said, Ye shall have peace; and they say unto every one that walketh
after the imagination of his own heart, No evil shall come upon you,”
The word “despise” is translated from the Hebrew word na’ats. It is the exact same
word that is translated as “blaspheme” and “blasphemed” in Psa. 74:10
& 18. It is the very same word that is translated as “blasphemed” in Isa.
52:5. Thus, this could be translated here in Jeremiah as “…them that
blaspheme me!” After all, something that is blasphemous is also something that
How have they blasphemed Yahweh and His Son? By replacing their names for
the names of the pagan Baal gods. This same chapter, Jeremiah 23, goes on to
declare, “I have heard what the prophets (or preachers) said, that prophesy
(or preach) lies in my
name, saying, I have dreamed, I have dreamed. 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,” 23:25-27.
The Prophet Isaiah is inspired to declare, “But ye are they that
forsake Yahweh, that forget my holy mountain, that prepare a table for that
troop (Gad/God), and that furnish the drink offering unto that number (Meniy),”
“That troop” is translated from a Hebrew PROPER NOUN, which is the
(pronounced God)! “That number” is translated from a Hebrew PROPER NOUN,
which is the word Meniy! Gad/God was also the Babylonian deity of fortune.
Meniy was the Babylonian deity for
apportioning or numbering. As in many, many things, these names and meanings
have been carried over to our day!
Notice that they “prepare a table.” A table is where we eat our food,
which anciently was called meat or bread. What is one of the key things that we
apportion or number in today’s world? Isn’t it our MONEY? Don’t we number,
or apportion, or count our MONEY? Isn’t our FORTUNE appraised or estimated in
dollars? Isn’t a slang term for our money, our dollars, “BREAD?”
What do we put on our money/Meniy? Don’t we put “In God we trust?”
Do you get it? We put the name of the Babylonian deity of fortune, “GOD,” on
Our politicians, our government loves this God, this FORTUNE, this
apportionment, this MONEY/MENIY! Our merchants love it. Our churches love it.
They love to pass the plate every time they meet to worship God, the deity of
fortune! The criminals love it. They will commit crime, steal, and even kill for
Furthermore, “In God” can be translated into a Hebrew word BaGad (dgb/dgb). Let’s take a look at how this word is
utilized in the Scriptures. “A grievous vision is declared unto me; the
dealer dealeth treacherously (dgb/dgb), and the spoiler spoileth. Go up, O Elam:
besiege, O Media; all the sighing thereof have I made to cease,” Isa. 21:2.
“From the uttermost part of the earth have we heard songs, even glory
to the righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me! the
treacherous (dgb/dgb) dealers have dealt treacherously (dgb/dgb); yea, the treacherous (dgb/dgb) dealers have dealt very treacherously,”
“Yahweh said also unto me in the days of Josiah the king, Hast thou
seen that which backsliding Israel hath done? she is gone up upon every high
mountain and under every green tree, and there hath played the harlot. And I
said after she had done all these things, Turn thou unto me. But she returned
not. And her treacherous (dgb/dgb) sister Judah saw it. And I saw, when for all
the causes whereby backsliding Israel committed adultery I had put her away, and
given her a bill of divorce; yet her treacherous (dgb/dgb) sister Judah feared not, but went and played
the harlot also. And it came to pass through the lightness of her whoredom, that
she defiled the land, and committed adultery with stones and with stocks. And
yet for all this her treacherous (dgb/dgb) sister Judah hath not turned unto me with
her whole heart, but feignedly, saith Yahweh. And Yahweh said unto me, The
backsliding Israel hath justified herself more than treacherous (dgb/dgb) Judah,” Jer. 3:6-11.
“Oh that my head were waters, and mine eyes a fountain of tears, that I
might weep day and night for the slain of the daughter of my people! Oh that I
had in the wilderness a lodging place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my
people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous
(dgb/dgb) men. And they bend their tongues like their
bow for lies: but they are not valiant for the truth upon the earth; for they
proceed from evil to evil, and they know not me, saith
Yahweh,” Jer. 9:1-3.
“Woe to her that is filthy and polluted, to the oppressing city! She
obeyed not the voice; she received not correction; she trusted not in Yahweh;
she drew not near to her Elohim. Her princes within her are roaring lions; her
judges are evening wolves; they gnaw not the bones till the morrow. Her prophets are light and
treacherous (dgb/dgb) persons: her priests have polluted the
sanctuary, they have done violence to the law,” Zeph. 3:1-4.
The prophets now, as then, deal “In God,” “In treachery” (dgb/dgb).
Our political and governmental system is treacherous! Our merchandising system
is treacherous! Our religious systems (Christian, Jewish, Moslem, pagan) are
treacherous! Our financial, our monetary system is treacherous! All deal “IN
GOD”! All deal in the Babylonian deity of FORTUNE (GAD/GOD)! None truly trust
in, nor know, nor care to know YAHWEH!
John is inspired to write, “And there came one of the seven angels
which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I
will shew unto thee the judgment of the great whore that sitteth upon many
waters: With whom the kings of
the earth have committed fornication, and the inhabitants of the earth have been
made drunk with the wine of her fornication. (the drink offering
of Meniy/money) So he carried me away in the spirit into the wilderness: and I
saw a woman sit upon a scarlet coloured beast, full
of names of blasphemy (one of those names is God), having seven
heads and ten horns. And the woman was arrayed in purple and scarlet colour, and
decked with gold and precious stones and pearls, having a golden cup in her hand
full of abominations and filthiness of her fornication: And upon her forehead
was a name written, MYSTERY, BABYLON THE
GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH. And
I saw the woman drunken with the blood of the saints, and with the blood of the
martyrs of Yahshua: and when I saw her, I wondered with great admiration,”
For those who can’t seem to make the connection, here is Babylon, even
in the end-time. If Babylon and her mystery religion is still prevalent, so are
the names of her deities, which are names of blasphemy. The kings, the
merchants, the prophets (preachers/religions) and the people love Babylon, her
ways, her deception, her treachery.
Yahweh says to come out of her My People so that you will not be
partakers of her sins and receive not of her plagues that are soon to be poured
out (Rev. 18:1-8).
Today’s preachers and prophets are committing a very grievous error.
They proclaim that the name of our Creator Yahweh isn’t important. They cause
the people to hate and despise (blaspheme) the true names of the Father and Son
because their kings, rulers and leaders deem it more important to love the names
of Baal rather than the truth.
Jeremiah is inspired to declare, “Behold, a whirlwind of Yahweh is gone
forth in fury, even a grievous whirlwind: it shall fall grievously upon the head
of the wicked. The anger of Yahweh
shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the
thoughts of his heart: in
the latter days ye shall consider it perfectly,” 23:19-20.
The Hebrew for “whirlwind” is ca’ar. Strong’s
Exhaustive Concordance defines this word as a HURRICANE! It is
generally translated in the Scriptures as storm, tempest, whirlwind. In these
last days we have suffered much destruction from hurricanes and tornados. But
more devastation is yet to come. You see, Yahweh has allowed man, in these last
days, to be able to develop weapons of mass destruction. Atomic and hydrogen
bombs create a great whirlwind of destruction. But this is only part of the
story. Some of the most deadly and dangerous chemicals and biological weapons
have also been created. Minute traces of some of the most deadly chemicals can
be put into the water supply of cities that can destroy all who drink thereof.
Great plagues can ravage unchecked if certain biological agents are released.
These are the latter days when Yahweh is going to make an end of
iniquity. This article is being written as a warning for those kings, rulers,
leaders, preachers, ministers, churches, assemblies and people (both Gentile and
Israelite) who are blaspheming Yahweh’s and Yahshua’s names by continually
refusing to repent and turn to the truth.
When Moses returned from the mount, he beheld what the Israelites were
doing. He angrily burnt the idol, crushed it to powder and made the Israelites
drink of it. He then, “…stood in the gate of the camp, and said, Who is on
Yahweh’s side? Let him come unto me. And all the sons of Levi gathered
themselves together unto him. And he said unto them, Thus saith Yahweh Elohim of
Israel, Put every man his sword by his side, and go in and out from gate to gate
throughout the camp, and slay every man his brother, and every man his
companion, and every man his neighbour. And the children of Levi did according
to the word of Moses: and there fell of the people that day about three thousand
men. For Moses had said, Consecrate yourselves to day to Yahweh, even every man
upon his son, and upon his brother; that he may bestow upon you a blessing this
day,” Ex. 32:26-29.
Do you get that? They slew their brothers, friends, neighbors and even
sons! Yahweh had to destroy His own children, the children of Israel for their
unrepentant Baal/bull/God worship. Then He had to turn around and destroy the
remnant of Israelites, the kingdom of Judah because of their worship of the Baal
In these last days, another evil system has reared up its ugly head and
mightily deceived the people into Baal/bull/God worship. While the people may be
ignorant and deceived concerning this, the fact of the matter is that when
Yahshua (Moses was a type of Yahshua) returns from the mount, from the
Father’s throne to this earth, He is going to make war against the kingdoms of
this world and destroy them. He will also decree, “But those mine enemies,
which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them
before me,” Lk. 19:27.
Therefore, we must presently take up the double-edged sword of Yahweh’s
word in today’s world. With that sword we must cut the opposers who revel in
idols, images, bulls, Gods, falsehood, lies, deceit, guile, etc., asunder. We
must lift up the truth concerning Yahweh, Yahshua, their word and their ways, so
that whosoever will may be drawn unto them. We must lift up our voices and the
points of our pens declaring, writing, and encouraging repentance before the
dreadful day of Yahweh come.
Repent of taking Yahweh’s name in vain (shav) all people’s of the earth! Give the
honor, esteem, glory, etc. to whom it is due. Lift (nasa) His true name and the true name of His
Son into the exalted places wherein they belong!
was and have been raised to be a Christian. I’ve just read your Yahshua’s
Witness Magazine that was given to me by a friend. Reading your magazine opened
my eyes and my mind to something greater that I have been missing. Now I’m
asking if you can put me on your mailing list. I would like to study more of the
great names Yahshua and Yahweh. If there is a Bible study or any other materials
that will help, please send them also. I’m also asking for one of your Bibles
with the names Yahshua and Yahweh in it. After reading your magazine, I want to
I really enjoyed your study on “Yahweh’s Passover Deliverance.” You
showed me some things I had read over many times, but never had seen them from
your point of view. The insight of Satan eating dust and Yahweh telling Adam he
was to become dust and was made from dust, and that Satan feeds off of man; boy!
Is that true! I had just never understood it that way before. Thank you for
sharing that insight with us. I enjoyed all of the other things in this issue
(Mar.-Apr. 2006), but that really touched me this time. Thank you for sending me
this magazine of knowledge. Please thank the others that make this possible for
us in the prisons that are coming to the knowledge of Yahweh’s true teaching.
I was named after Garner Ted Armstrong, so you know the background of my
faith. I have not stopped for one minute from studying, trying to disprove what
you say. I went through a stack of books trying to disprove you and could not.
All of the churches have sent me studies on how to disprove Yahweh is the name
of the Creator. But Yahweh has opened my eyes this year through you. I never
would have thought that J. C. was the false messiah (Ha, Ha). Please keep me on
your mailing list to spiritually feed me.
I would like to thank you and let you know I was truly blessed by the
material you sent me. The articles are well written, and drive the truth
straight into the heart. May Yahweh continue to bless and use your ministry to
feed the sheep of Yahweh’s pasture world wide.
I wish to express to you what an absolute honor, as well as a privilege
it is to be able to receive your literature and study through it. I have learned
more from you in the past 6 months than I have in over 20 years of
“Chr-stian” studies. Not only that, I actually want and desire to do s‘hwhy will now. Before, it was
just a nice thing to
about. I was never challenged to live holy. Thank you all very, very much!
In an attempt to continue in my studies, I pray I am not wearying you
with my request. I look forward to your studies like most here look forward to
commissary or letters from home! I have no money, or family, so you see, your
correspondence “IS” my letters from “FAMILY,” and my “FOOD” THEY
KNOW NOT OF!
I am writing to let you know someone left a May-June issue
of Yahshua’s Witness Magazine on a table as they were trans packing to another
prison. I picked it up and really like the cover depicting the heavens. Opening
to the third page, reading from the editor: A Warning to our Leaders was really
good. I was impressed with what it said and found all your inside issues to be
real good, especially the article on pronouncing the name Yahweh or Jehovah was
educational. Yahweh’s Principles Our Standard by Dave Ganton was outstanding.
Your whole magazine “cover to back” was inspiring. I just want to thank you
for all your good work you’re doing and for telling the truth. And yes, look
at the wondrous glory of Yahweh’s name! And I will say I love your magazine
and the name Yahshua’s Witness Magazine. It’s great, and that’s the truth.
Keep up the good work. May Yahweh bless Yahshua’s Witness Magazine’s writers
I have just finished reading your May-June 2005 issue of YWM and I must
say that I was truly amazed in a good way about the carefully researched
information that you provided in those articles.
I want to thank you all so very much for the subscription of Yahshua’s
Witness Magazine. It is a most insightful magazine (food).