REV.19 IS LIKE AN ORCHESTRAL FINALE THAT CELEBRATES THE FINAL DESTRUCTION OF BABYLON, ON ACCOUNT OF ALL SHE HAS DONE AND ALL SHE HAS STOOD FOR OVER THE MILLENNIA. AND WHAT HAS SHE STOOD FOR? THE CORRUPTION OF YAHUSHA’S PERFECT CREATION. THE SCENE IS SHIFTING AGAIN NOW FROM PHYSICAL TERRESTRIAL SPHERE BACK TO THE SPIRITUAL CELESTIAL SPHERE OF HEAVEN.
CHAPTER 19 ALSO USHERS US INTO THE FINAL MOMENTS OF HUMAN HISTORY AS WE HAVE KNOWN IT AND INTO A NEW MILLENNIAL AGE. IT IS IRONIC THAT WHILE MOST OF YAHUSHA’S BRIDE ARE EXPECTING THIS AND LOOKING FORWARD TO IT WITH JOY AND GREAT ANTICIPATION, THE REST OF HUMANITY IS ALSO EXPECTING AN IMMINENT END TO HUMAN HISTORY BUT VIEW THE PROSPECT AS SOMETHING TO BE TERRIFIED ABOUT AND SOMETHING FOR MANKIND TO UNITE AND BATTLE AGAINST AT ALL COSTS. CLIMATE CHANGE IS THE LATEST WORRY (SEEN AS THE CATALYST THAT WILL END THE WORLD) AND OTHERS THINK IT MAY BE SOMETHING LIKE A GIANT ASTEROID STRIKING THE EARTH THAT CAUSES AN EXTINCTION LEVEL EVENT. AND ON BOTH ACCOUNTS, PEOPLE ARE PLACING THEIR BELIEF IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TO SAVE THEM. I MEAN THE MOST STATED REASON AMONG ADVOCATES FOR COLONISING MARS IS TO "INCREASE THE ODDS FOR THE SURVIVAL OF THE HUMAN RACE". THAT IS, IF HUMANS LIVE ON TWO SEPARATE PLANETS, THEN THE CHANCES OF BEING WIPED OUT AS A SPECIES (IN BOTH PLACES) NEARS ZERO.
WE SPOKE LAST WEEK ABOUT HOW WE NEED TO VIEW THE TERM BABYLON, OR BABYLON THE GREAT, OR EVEN THE WHORE OF BABYLON, AS MORE OR LESS THE SAME ENTITY. BUT ALSO, A SYSTEM COMPOSED OF SEVERAL MOVING PIECES. BABYLON IS MANY THINGS. AND WHILE BABYLON (ON THE ONE HAND) MUST BE TAKEN AS FIGURATIVE, SYMBOLISING ALL THAT REPRESENTS AN EVIL WORLD SYSTEM THAT OPPOSES YAHUSHA AND OPPRESSES HIS PEOPLE, (ON THE OTHER HAND) IT IS ALSO LITERAL AND REAL AND TANGIBLE BECAUSE EVERY PIECE OR ELEMENT THAT TOGETHER FORMS BABYLON WILL ACTUALLY PHYSICALLY EXIST. THAT IS, IN THE END TIMES BABYLON THERE WILL BE A SECULAR GOVERNMENTAL PIECE WITH HUMAN BEINGS RUNNING IT. THERE WILL BE AN ACTUAL CITY AND CAPITAL WITH BUILDINGS AND PEOPLE. THERE WILL BE AN ENORMOUS RELIGIOUS INSTITUTION THAT IS WEALTHY, VIBRANT, AND INFLUENTIAL. AND YET BABYLON IS THE PRODUCT OF A SPIRIT OF EVIL AND DECEPTION THAT HAS EXISTED SINCE THE BEGINNING OF TIME AND HAS BEEN SPAWNED BY SATAN HIMSELF, SO THERE IS AN INVISIBLE SPIRITUAL SIDE TO IT AS WELL THAT TRANSCENDS ALL OF HISTORY PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE.
1After this I heard what sounded like a large crowd in the Heaven, saying,
Honour, Esteem, Respect and Power
to our Alahim YAHUSHA.
2His judgments are true and righteous. For He has judged the great whore who corrupted and ruined the earth with her filth.
YAHUSHA has punished the whore to pay her back and avenge on her the blood of His servants that she shed !”
3And a second time these people said, “Halleluyah! She is burning and her smoke will rise forever and ever.”
4Then the 24 elders and the four living creatures bowed down and worshiped YAHUSHA, who sits on the throne, saying, “AMEIN! HALLELUYAH!”5Then a voice came from the Throne and said, “PRAISE YAHUAH, ALL YOU WHO SERVE HIM, ALL YOU SMALL AND GREAT WHO HONOR HIM!”
THIS CROWD ARE PEOPLE, NOT ANGELS SO THIS MUST BE AN ABSTRACT SNAPSHOT OF THE REDEEMED BRIDE IN THE FUTURE, BECAUSE IN THE SCRIPTURE, LARGE GATHERINGS OF ANGELS ARE CALLED "HEAVENLY HOSTS" AND NOT A "CROWD/THRONG". SO IN THIS SETTING OF CHAPTER 19 (THAT TAKES PLACE IN HEAVEN) ALL THE PRAISE IS BECAUSE YAHUSHA HAS ACHIEVED THE GOAL OF THE AGES, WHICH IS TO RID HIS CREATION OF THE CAUSE OF ITS CORRUPTION; SATAN'S GLOBAL NIMROD SYSTEM OF BABYLON.
6Then I heard something that sounded like a large crowd, as loud as crashing waves or claps of thunder, saying, “HALLELUYAH! For Al’Shaddai Reigns. 7Let us be glad and rejoice and give Him praise, for the Marriage of the Lamb has come, and His Bride has prepared herself.”8And to her it was given to be dressed in fine linen, clean and bright, for the fine linen is the righteousnesses of the set-apart ones (behaviour).
9And the Angel said to me, “Write, ‘Blessed are all those who've been called to the Marriage Supper of the Lamb!” And he said to me, “These are the true words of YAHUSHA.”
THE SCENE THAT IS UNFOLDING IS TAKING PLACE IN HEAVEN - SO IT'S IMPORTANT TO REMEMBER THAT EVERY DESCRIPTION OF 'BEINGS' AND 'OBJECTS' IN HEAVEN ARE ABSTRACTLY FASHIONED AFTER PHYSICAL 'BEINGS' AND 'OBJECTS' ON EARTH TO HELP HUMANS GET SOME KIND OF GRASP ON WHAT IS HAPPENING. AND WE HAVE ALL THIS REJOICING IN HEAVEN GOING ON BECAUSE YAHUSHA HAS ADVANCED HIS AGENDA OF BRINGING EVIL UNDER CONTROL, AND ERADICATING THOSE WHO OPPOSE HIM, TO AN END. FOR THE LAST FEW CHAPTERS IN REVELATION THIS OPPOSITION HAS BEEN SYMBOLISED BY ALL THAT IS BABYLON THE GREAT. SO THOSE WHO HAVE HELD ON TO THEIR ALLEGIANCE TO YAHUSHA, REFUSING TO TAKE ON THE MARK (BEHAVIOUR) OF THE BEAST (EVEN IF IT MEANT THEIR DEATH) ARE NOW REWARDED FOR THEIR PERSEVERANCE IN THIS FUTURE VISION OF A NEW KINGDOM.
10And I (so overwhelmed and breath-taken by these events) fell at the Angel's feet to worship him, but he said to me, “Oy, come on now, don’t do that! I’m just your brother and a fellow servant, who’s witnessed the risen Yahusha, just like you. Everything you're feeling right now, you gotta take that and WORSHIP YAHUSHA instead! For the witness of Yahusha is actually the spirit of prophecy.(ie EVERYTHING THE TORAH AND THE PROPHETS PROCLAIMED AND STOOD FOR (WITNESSED) IN THE OLD COVENANT IS NOW PULSING THROUGH THE VEINS OF YAHUSHA'S CHOSEN, WASHED IN THE BLOOD OF A NEW COVENANT - WHO HEAR HIS VOICE AND PROCLAIM/WITNESS HIS TRUTH THROUGH THE INCORRUPTIBLE SEED OF HIS SPIRIT).
THE WORD HALLELUJYAH FIRST APPEARED IN THE BOOK OF PSALMS AND IS A COMBINATION OF TWO HEBREW WORDS, "HALLEL" MEANING PRAISE AND "YAH" WHICH IS OF COURSE A SHORTENED FORM OF OUR CREATOR YAHUAH'S NAME.. THE WORD ‘HALLELUYAH’ IS USED FOUR TIMES HERE IN REVELATION.19 AND IT’S THE ONLY PLACE IT’S USED IN THE NEW BLOOD-COVENANT WRITINGS. WE ARE REMINDED OF THE "HALLELUYAH PSALMS" (PS 145-150) WHERE THE FIRST AND LAST WORDS OF EACH PSALM ARE "HALLELUYAH" OR "PRAISE YAHUAH". IT BRINGS IN A FULNESS OF PRAISE TO YAHUSHA, OU DELIVERER, IT IS PRAISING YAHUSHA FOR WHO HE IS, AND NOT JUST WHAT HE’S DONE. THE WORD "HALLELUYAH" IS USED SOME 24 TIMES IN OLD BLOOD-COVENANT WRITINGS. IT IS PRAISING THE REDEMPTIVE NAME OF YAHUAH THROUGH YAHUSHA. HE IS THE MESSIAH, DELIVERER AND REDEEMER, SO LIKE THE ANGELS (HERE IN REV.19) IN THE HEAVENLY REALM, WHEN WE SHOUT OUT `HALLELUYAH' OUR PRAISE IS FOURFOLD:
1.DELIVERANCE — HE IS THE ONLY DELIVERER
2.HONOUR - ALL HONOUR IS DUE TO HIM 3.ESTEEM — HE ALONE IS WORTHY OF ALL ESTEEM 4.POWER - HE IS OMNIPOTENT, THE ALL-POWERFUL ONE - THE ONLY REDEEMER !
FEELING AND SAYING THE WORD 'HALLELUYAH' INCORPORATES ALL THE BLESSEDNESS OF HEAVEN. SADLY, ON PLANET EARTH WE SEE SO MUCH CURSING, DENYING, MOCKING AND DEMEANING YAHUSHA, AND SLANDERING HIS BLESSED NAME. BUT IN HEAVEN ONLY PRAISE FOR THE CREATOR AND ALL HIS ESTEEM IS KNOWN AND EXPRESSED. SO WHEN WE SINCERELY CRY OUT HALLELUYAH WE ARE ACTUALLY BRINGING A LITTLE BIT OF HEAVEN TO EARTH THROUGH OUR PORTAL.
I cry out and You hear me. You surround me and protect me, delivering me from my trials. May I ever sing your praises to all who will hear. Even through the storms and trials of this life, may I keep my eyes fixed on you and rejoice in your power and esteem and majesty.
Let the message of YAHUSHA dwell among you richly as you teach and encourage one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to YAHUSHA with gratitude and thankfulness in your hearts.
Let us continually offer to YAHUSHA a sacrifice of praise – the fruit of lips that openly speak His name.
1 PETER 2:9
But you are a chosen people, a Royal Priesthood, a set-apart nation, YAHUSHA'S special possession, so you can declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.
PRAISING YAHUSHA THROUGH ALL STORMS AND TRIALS IS THE PURPOSE AND GOAL OF OUR TRAINING AND TESTING BY HIM. EACH AND EVERY TIME WE PUT YAHUSHA'S WORD TO OUR THOUGHTS (INSTEAD OF ENTERTAINING UNFILTERED, WRONG EMOTIONAL DEMONS) WE ARE THROWING OURSELVES ON THE ALTAR AND MAKING A SACRIFICE OF PRAISE TO HIM (EVEN IF JUST A SMALL BRIEF ONE - THEY ALL ADD UP!) IT MAY SEEM MENIAL TO US, BUT YAHUSHA IS IN ALL THE MINUTE' PRACTICAL TASKS AND THOUGHTS. HE IS ALIVE AND THE SPIRIT BEHIND ALL THE DIVINE LAWS AND EVERY PROPHESY OF OLD ... AND WHEN WE PUT OUR MINDS AND ATTENTION ON HIM AND CHOOSE TO LISTEN AND RESPOND STRAIGHT AWAY IN OBEDIENCE, OUR BODILY TEMPLE ACTIALLY BECOMES TRANSPORTED THROUGH THE PORTAL DOOR ON OUR HEARTS, AND WE JOIN WITH THE THRONGS OF HEAVENLY HOSTS IN PRAISING HIM, NOT JUST THROUGH SONG BUT THROUGH OUR BEHAVIOUR OF SINCERITY AND TRUST.
Remember in Heaven, only Praise for Yahusha and all His Esteem, Power, Honor and Deliverance is known and expressed - for they have all been witnessing His work for millennia now and have personally seen His victory and great accomplishments ... So when we sincerely say 'HALLELUYAH' and Praise Him genuinely - not only are we bringing a little bit of Heaven to earth through our portal, we are declaring (in a world that denies and mocks Him) that YAHUSHA IS ALIVE and extrememly powerful, and able to solve any problem, heal any sickness or affliction and He is the only source of deliverance from evil. And when we give over to this mindset and behave this way ... We feel happy (in the face of anything), knowing that He is in control of every part of our lives! PRAISE HIM & DEMONS FLEE !!
CAN WE SAY "AMEN" ??
Is this word linked to the Egyptian "Amon Ra"?
AMEN is a Hebrew Word related to the Marine slogan "Semper Fi,"
AMAN is a more accurate Hebrew transliteration of AMEN. AMAN has nothing to do with an Egyptian deity, Amon. The Hebrew words AMANAH and AMAN are closely related. AMANAH is the feminine form of AMAN, and means "faithful" or “trust” The Hebrew meaning of the term relates to fidelity, truth, truly, true, veracity, or perfecting. Hebrews chapter 11 describes men of faithfulness, and obedience to the Word of Truth is the hallmark of AMANAH found in these people. Faithfulness is also active obedience, as the prophet said: “See, he whose being is not upright in him is puffed up. But the righteous one lives by his steadfastness (AMANAH).” - Hab. 2:4 The word AMAN can express affirmation to a statement, as we see it defined as,
"so be it."
It declares affirmation, confirmation, and agreement. In modern vernacular, a hippie or beatnik might say, "groovy," or "aye-man."
Yahusha uses AMAN in a similar way to the TaNaK when he says"Verily, Verily, I say...