Thursday, June 27, 2013

1943 To 2013: What Does This Seventy Year Time Frame Mean?

This morning, as I listened to renowned radio theologian Dr. David Jeremiah expound on the Book of Daniel, I felt the need to throw food at my radio. Why? When Dr. Jeremiah stated, “Prophecy scholars of today know more than the Prophet Daniel,” I laughed at him. Then I threw food at him.

Arrogance 101: Today’s Bible scholars know much less than the prophet Daniel; however, their arrogance has blinded them into believing that they are superior to Daniel. Only an arrogant fool would elevate himself over a true prophet. In my estimation, Dr. David Jeremiah is becoming an arrogant fool.
Dr. Jeremiah may have been called into the ministry; however, I don’t remember any books in the Bible named, “The Gospel According to David Jeremiah.” There is a book called “Daniel” in the Bible. Daniel had true dreams and visions. Dr. Jeremiah has never claimed any prophetic dreams or visions. Dr. Jeremiah spiritualizes most of the Torah, and he loathes walking-out the Torah (halakha). Dr. Jeremiah is very wealthy. Daniel, a slave, suffered because he walked-out the Torah blamelessly. Yet, Dr. Jeremiah feels that his opinion about the end times is more valid than a true prophet’s factual opinion. What a joke!

What does the Bible say about arrogant Gentiles?
But if some of the branches were broken off, and you, although a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing root of the olive tree, do not be arrogant toward the branches. If you are, remember it is not you who support the root, but the root that supports you. Then you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.” That is true. They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you stand fast through faith. So do not become proud, but fear. For if God did not spare the natural branches, neither will he spare you. Romans 11:17-21 (ESV)

I know many modern-day prophets. Most of these prophets are quiet. When these modern-day prophets are noisy, they are in the spirit, defending the Torah, and it’s relevance to our present-day lives.
What does the Bible say about men that defend the Torah in the end times?

Thus says the Lord of hosts: In those days ten men from the nations of every tongue shall take hold of the robe of a Jew, saying, ‘Let us go with you, for we have heard that God is with you.’” Zechariah 8:23 (ESV)
What does Dr. Jeremiah have in common with a blog post about seventy years from 1943 to 2013?

Dr. Jeremiah was born in 1941, making him seventy-two years old. This proud Calvinist from Dallas Theological Seminary is the poster-child for passive aggressive anti-Semitism. In his opinion, the Torah and Christianity are antithetical. He defends Dispensationalism, a pre-tribulation Rapture, the Doctrine of Immanency, and more mumbo-jumbo. He shares one common bond: C. S. Scofield. Generations of Scofield-trained pastors, like him, could have stopped the Holocaust in 1943, but they did nothing. Their Messiah is a Jew, and they did nothing to save other Jews in 1943. Men that did nothing to save the Jews in 1943, have placed America into a seventy year bondage time frame related to having Jewish blood on our hands. Maybe not today; but, someday America will pay dearly for permitting Hitler to kill six million Jews.
Anti-Semitism begins with the wrong attitude. I’m seeing the same 1943 pastoral anti-Semitic attitude developing today. As pastors spew-forth false teachings about the Rapture, they quietly hope the God-killers, the Jews, finally get what they deserve. It’s unspoken, yet, they believe good guys (certain Christians) get raptured, while the bad guys (Jews) are hunted-down by the Antichrist. This can be logically inferred; however, this opinion is blatantly anti-Semitic.

What is the truth? The end times are about the Jews coming to salvation. Once the final Gentile is saved, the biblical narrative reverts to the Jews. The church isn’t raptured; rather, the church becomes less important comparatively. Then the church will resemble the 1943 church, quietly permitting the Jews to be exterminated again. As the Bible prophecies, God will be the Jew’s only salvation (Yeshua) in the end times.
I’m stating that history will repeat itself with respect to the Jews. What we remember of 1943 will return in 2013. There is a seventy year connection to America’s judgment. Please note the blood connection. There will be a seventy year connection to 1948 too. I'll blog about that later. My focus today is on why we Christians did nothing to save the Jews in 1943, and why this arrogance seems to be occurring again.
I’m stating that we’re seeing the same 1943 anti-Semitism begin again. Don’t be arrogant, like so many modern-day pastors. I’m imploring that you turn (teshuva), with me, from our anti-Semitic ways. Please join me in praying for the Jews, and for the peace of Jerusalem. Prayer is the best way to combat the pervasive anti-Semitic spirit invading the church.

A friend texted me today, "This is why God is putting the older Joshua and Calebs, like you and me, into positions of authority...When it is time, we will march OUT of Babylon and Egypt and the wilderness...to begin praying for those who will not die-off, but go into the promised land...and there defeat the spiritual giants forever!" 

Shalom!

4 comments:

  1. Unfortunately "un -politically/religiously correct" people are not allowed too much on Christian TV and Radio. Dr. J is a good "religiously correct" Minister, but he, like most of the others in the media, give very little new info- and don't stray very far from the polite word of tradition. Erwin Baxter somehow is able to be more controversial..

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  2. [Greets, Joel. What you see is what was seen on the www. Any reaction? Lord bless.]

    PRETRIB RAPTURE STEALTH !

    Many evangelicals believe that Christ will "rapture" them to heaven years before the second coming and (most importantly) well BEFORE Antichrist and his "tribulation." But Acts 2:34, 35 reveal that Jesus is at the Father's right hand in heaven until He leaves to destroy His earthly foes at the second coming. And Acts 3:21 says that Jesus “must” stay in heaven with the Father "until the times of restitution of all things” which includes, says Scofield, “the restoration of the theocracy under David’s Son” which obviously can’t begin before or during Antichrist’s reign. ("The Rapture Question," by the long time No. 1 pretrib authority John Walvoord, didn't dare to even list, in its scripture index, the above verses! They were also too hot for John Darby - the so-called "father of dispensationalism" - to list in the scripture index in his "Letters"!)
    Paul explains the “times and the seasons” (I Thess. 5:1) of the catching up (I Thess. 4:17) as the “day of the Lord” (5:2) which FOLLOWS the posttrib sun/moon darkening (Matt. 24:29; Acts 2:20) WHEN “sudden destruction” (5:3) of the wicked occurs! The "rest" for "all them that believe" is also tied to such destruction in II Thess. 1:6-10! (If the wicked are destroyed before or during the trib, who'd be left alive to serve the Antichrist?) Paul also ties the change-into-immortality “rapture” (I Cor. 15:52) to the end of trib “death” (15:54). (Will death be ended before or during the trib? Of course not! And vs. 54 is also tied to Isa. 25:8 which Scofield views as Israel's posttrib resurrection!) It's amazing that the Olivet Discourse contains the "great commission" for the church but not even a hint of a pretrib rapture for the church!
    Many don't know that before 1830 all Christians had always viewed I Thess. 4’s “catching up” as an integral part of the final second coming to earth. In 1830 this "rapture" was stretched forward and turned into an idolized separate coming of Christ. To further strengthen their novel view, which evangelical scholars overwhelmingly rejected throughout the 1800s, pretrib teachers in the early 1900s began to stretch forward the “day of the Lord” (what Darby and Scofield never dared to do) and hook it up with their already-stretched-forward “rapture.” Many leading evangelical scholars still weren’t convinced of pretrib, so pretrib teachers then began teaching that the “falling away” of II Thess. 2:3 is really a pretrib rapture (the same as saying that the “rapture” in 2:3 must happen before the “rapture” ["gathering"] in 2:1 can happen – the height of desperation!). Google "Walvoord Melts Ice" for more on this.
    Other Google articles on the 183-year-old pretrib rapture view include “X-Raying Margaret,” "Margaret Macdonald's Rapture Chart," "Pretrib Rapture's Missing Lines," "Edward Irving is Unnerving," "The Unoriginal John Darby," "Catholics Did NOT Invent the Rapture," "The Real Manuel Lacunza," “Thomas Ice (Bloopers),” “Wily Jeffrey,” “The Rapture Index (Mad Theology),” “America’s Pretrib Rapture Traffickers,” “Roots of (Warlike) Christian Zionism,” “Scholars Weigh My Research,” “Pretrib Hypocrisy,” "Appendix F: Thou Shalt Not Steal," "Pretrib Rapture Secrecy," “Deceiving and Being Deceived,” "Pretrib Rapture Dishonesty," "Famous Rapture Watchers," and "Morgan Edwards' Rapture View" – most by the author of the bestselling book “The Rapture Plot” (the most accurate and documented book on pretrib rapture history which is obtainable by calling 800.643.4645).

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  3. I failed to mention just now that you might enjoy visiting Google and typing in "Plagiarism Galore in a David Jeremiah Book."

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    1. Frankly, the recent news is boring. I needed something to pep me up. Questioning the Rapture is always great fodder for discussions about discerning the end times. Thanks for the comments!
      P.S. David Jeremiah is leading people away from the truth.

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