Most people in the Western world are not familiar with the idea of a covenant. There are several types of covenants but the two most common in the area now encompassing the Middle East are the salt and blood covenants. Salt is an acceptable substitute for blood and is therefore considered by many to be one in the same as a blood covenant. We see that the powerful covenant made with King David , forever, was made by means of a covenant of salt (2 Chronicles 13:5) Our American Indian brothers and sisters know what a blood covenant is and you may have even see it portrayed in a
Hollyweird Hollywood movie like the scene from The Outlaw Josey Wales below.
The blood covenant is the co-mingling of each parties blood signifying that you re not two people any longer but one person. Ring a bell? Right! (Gen. 2:23-24) Marriage is a covenant relationship. Unfortunately, in today’s modern world it can be dissolved rather quickly for any reason at all. Another way of sealing a covenant was to sacrifice an animal, usually a goat, sheep or bull and either drink the blood between the covenanting parties or walk through the blood and then eat the meat (roasted over a fire of course) to seal the pact. You see many examples of this in Genesis between YHWH and Abraham, Abraham and Abimelech and many others.
Here is one thing that is universal to blood and salt covenants, if you broke the covenant you had to die, period! Now, YHWH has entered into numerous covenants with His children and He has not broken any of them. He has, through His grace, restored us to a place of relationship each time. You may recognize what is called the “Ark of the covenant” because it contains the covenant entered into between the Father and the Children of Israel at Mt. Sinai, in what is today, northwestern Saudi Arabia. It is also know as the Ark of the Testimony.
Now, with the possible exception of 2 people, no one knows what the Ark of the Covenant really looks like. Most facsimiles are built using the instructions in Torah to get a good general idea of what it looked like. I like the above image the most because it has the poles aligned so that when carried the Mercy Seat would be looking forward rather than facing to the side as some versions have it. Oh, who are the two people? Ron Wyatt, who is now deceased, and an Ethiopian holy man who is charged with protecting the ark until it is summoned back to Jerusalem when the Messiah returns.
I have said this before, I will say it again here and now and I will say it again in another article: we believe what we do about the scriptures because we have studied them using Greek-based exegesis of the scripture. The only problem is that the scriptures are Hebrew based. Uh, uh, uh, ahh. The Renewed Covenant (New Testament) was originally written in Hebrew and Aramaic and translated to Greek at a later time. The originals were in a library in Alexandria, Egypt at the turn of the first to second centuries after Yeshua (Jesus). Even the Syriac version of the Renewed Covenant is older than the Greek version.
What does this have to do with the covenant made with many? It lays the groundwork for you to understand what a covenant is and how seriously it is taken in the scriptures. The covenant made with many, however, is HaSatan’s counterfeit version of YHWH’s covenant with His chosen people. So it seems logical to assume (I know, it is dangerous) that HaSatan would have an ark in his covenant. Almost, and here is why. HaSatan has been deceiving man since the Garden of Eden. And, HaSatan uses a well devised game plan to deceive people. It is like a football game. There are thousands of strategies but from my point of view it just involves 22 grown men fighting over a piece of leather. The same is true with HaSatan, who I am sure loves football.
HaSatan has always used false gods to mislead YHWH’s holy (set apart) people. I could reel off dozens of names of false deities used to deceive YHWH’s followers. Here is one (and also a clue as to who the beast is):
And now here is his ark:
Once again Satan has convinced man to worship the Creation rather than the Creator. This is the Ark of Hope and you can read what it is all about at arkofhope.org . Now what do we know about this covenant from scripture? We know that it will be a week (Shavua) in length and that it will end during the middle (midst) of a week (shavua). If it is a week long and ends in the middle (midst) of a week then it must start near the middle (midst) of another week. Let’s do some investigative work.
Use the sabbatical year template and locate Shavua #119. There are 7 weeks of weeks. Look at the middle set of weeks, number 4. Near the very center of that week what do you see being voted on and accepted by the U.N.? That’s right Agenda 21. Why do the elite push global warming? Agenda 21. Why do they push “sustainable development”? Agenda 21. Why do the push LGBT rights? Agenda 21.
Whoa, Codger! What does perverted sexual practices have to do with Agenda 21? I’ll let the UN explain it to you. IV-4.en AND, also here: BornFreeAndEqualLowRes . Please note that the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights is indeed a COVENANT. It was proposed in 1945, drafted in 1966 and voted into law in 1976, almost 40 years before last week’s Supreme Court Decision. It took 40 years to subvert the American Constitution. It took 40 years for the Children of Israel to wander through the desert. It took 40 years for us to become a desert of morality.
((ALL COLORED TEXTS BELOW REPRESENT DIRECT QUOTES FROM THE UNITED NATIONS WEBSITE!!!))
My friends, Agenda 21 is the law of the land. It was designed to replace YHWH’s covenant with the covenant of Satan. Maurice Strong called the Agenda 21: ‘blueprint for the 21st century’ would lay the necessary foundation for a subsequent “new global covenant between humanity and the Earth.” the following is from the forum for Inter- Religious Groups and Spiritual Leader: “Do not do unto the environment of others what
you do not want done to your own environment..
My hope is that this Charter will be a kind of
Ten Commandments, a ‘Sermon on the Mount’,
that provides a guide for human behavior toward the
environment in the next century.”
– Mikhail Gorbachev
“What an incredible planet in the universe this will be
when we will be one human family living in justice,
peace, love and harmony with our divine Earth,
with each other and with the heavens.”
– Robert Muller,
former UN Assistant Secretary General”
Little by little a planetary prayer book is
thus being composed by an increasingly united
humanity seeking its oneness. Once again,
but this time on a universal scale, humankind is
seeking no less than its reunion with ‘divine,’
its transcendence into higher forms of life. Hindus
call our earth Brahma, or God, for they rightly
see no difference between our earth and the divine.
This ancient simple truth is slowly dawning again upon
humanity, as we are about to enter our cosmic age
and become what we were always meant to be:
the planet of god.”
– Robert Muller,
former UN Assistant Secretary General
and Chancellor of the UN University for Peace
“In my view, after fifty years of service in the United Nations system, I perceive the utmost urgency and absolute necessity for proper Earth government … There is no shadow of a doubt that the present political and economic systems – if systems they are – are no longer appropriate and will lead to the end of life evolution on this planet. We must therefore absolutely and urgently look for new ways. The less we lose time, the less species’ and nature will be destroyed.
Since the United Nations is the only world-wide, universal organization that is presently available, since it had fifty years of valuable experience and many successes, since it paved the way to proper Earth government, instead of putting it on the defensive, unjustified attacks and criticism, reduction of resources and non-payment of obligatory contributions, governments should honestly ask themselves if a better way would not be to consider a second generation United Nations upgraded by a true quantum jump into a proper Earth preserving and human well-being and justice ensuring organization of our planet.
The continental approach to a world union remains an important avenue. One could conceive five continental unions: the European Union, an American, an African, an Asian, and an Australian Union. A World Union could be constructed as a super-structure and common political, economic and environmental instrument to achieve these objectives.”
from – The Earth Charter in Action
THE WAY FORWARD
As never before in history, common destiny beckons us to seek a new beginning. Such renewal is the promise of these Earth Charter principles. To fulfill this promise, we must commit ourselves to adopt and promote the values and objectives of the Charter. This requires a change of mind and heart. It requires a new sense of global interdependence and universal responsibility. We must imaginatively develop and apply the vision of a sustainable way of life locally, nationally, regionally, and globally. Our cultural diversity is a precious heritage and different cultures will find their own distinctive ways to realize the vision. We must deepen and expand the global dialogue that generated the Earth Charter, for we have much to learn from the ongoing collaborative search for truth and wisdom.
Life often involves tensions between important values. This can mean difficult choices. However, we must find ways to harmonize diversity with unity, the exercise of freedom with the common good, short-term objectives with long-term goals. Every individual, family, organization, and community has a vital role to play. The arts, sciences, religions, educational institutions, media, businesses, nongovernmental organizations, and governments are all called to offer creative leadership. The partnership of government, civil society, and business is essential for effective governance.
In order to build a sustainable global community, the nations of the world must renew their commitment to the United Nations, fulfill their obligations under existing international agreements, and support the implementation of Earth Charter principles with an international legally binding instrument on environment and development. Let ours be a time remembered for the awakening of a new reverence for life, the firm resolve to achieve sustainability, the quickening of the struggle for justice and peace, and the joyful celebration of life.
We stand at a critical moment in Earth’s history, a time when humanity must choose its future. As the world becomes increasingly interdependent and fragile, the future at once holds great peril and great promise. To move forward we must recognize that in the midst of a magnificent diversity of cultures and life forms we are one human family and one Earth community with a common destiny. We must join together to bring forth a sustainable global society founded on respect for nature, universal human rights, economic justice, and a culture of peace. Towards this end, it is imperative that we, the peoples of Earth, declare our responsibility to one another, to the greater community of life, and to future generations.
Earth, Our Home
Humanity is part of a vast evolving universe. Earth, our home, is alive with a unique community of life. The forces of nature make existence a demanding and uncertain adventure, but Earth has provided the conditions essential to life’s evolution. The resilience of the community of life and the well-being of humanity depend upon preserving a healthy biosphere with all its ecological systems, a rich variety of plants and animals, fertile soils, pure waters, and clean air. The global environment with its finite resources is a common concern of all peoples. The protection of Earth’s vitality, diversity, and beauty is a sacred trust.
The Global Situation
The dominant patterns of production and consumption are causing environmental devastation, the depletion of resources, and a massive extinction of species. Communities are being undermined. The benefits of development are not shared equitably and the gap between rich and poor is widening. Injustice, poverty, ignorance, and violent conflict are widespread and the cause of great suffering. An unprecedented rise in human population has overburdened ecological and social systems. The foundations of global security are threatened. These trends are perilous—but not inevitable.
The Challenges Ahead
The choice is ours: form a global partnership to care for Earth and one another or risk the destruction of ourselves and the diversity of life. Fundamental changes are needed in our values, institutions, and ways of living. We must realize that when basic needs have been met, human development is primarily about being more, not having more. We have the knowledge and technology to provide for all and to reduce our impacts on the environment. The emergence of a global civil society is creating new opportunities to build a democratic and humane world. Our environmental, economic, political, social, and spiritual challenges are interconnected, and together we can forge inclusive solutions.
To realize these aspirations, we must decide to live with a sense of universal responsibility, identifying ourselves with the whole Earth community as well as our local communities. We are at once citizens of different nations and of one world in which the local and global are linked. Everyone shares responsibility for the present and future well-being of the human family and the larger living world. The spirit of human solidarity and kinship with all life is strengthened when we live with reverence for the mystery of being, gratitude for the gift of life, and humility regarding the human place in nature. We urgently need a shared vision of basic values to provide an ethical foundation for the emerging world community. Therefore, together in hope we affirm the following interdependent principles for a sustainable way of life as a common standard by which the conduct of all individuals, organizations, businesses, governments, and transnational institutions is to be guided and assessed.
Right now warning bells should be going off in your head and in your heart. The covenant is already here. The covenant is trying to replace YHWH’s covenant with a covenant of perversion. While everyone is waiting for a fourth temple to be built in Jerusalem, while everyone is waiting for the rapture, while everyone is waiting for the antichrist, false prophet and purple people eaters, the covenant is already staring modern Christians in their faces and they have been too blinded by the Greek exegesis of the Scriptures that they cannot even see it. If Satan is a brilliant deceiver I don’t know who is.
I know several of you have written to me a little upset about the fact that I do not believe in a rapture but I will not believe in something that is not scriptural. Let me point out something people overlook in the scripture. Look at Luke 17:34-36. Does this typify the description of the rapture? It sure sounds like it to me. But look at the next verse. The Apostles ask where the people went and now look at Yeshua’s response. “Wherever the body is, there the eagles (buzzards/vultures) will be gathered together.” Now, let’s look at Matthew 13. Start at verse 24 down to verse 30. What happens in verse 30? Right, the tares (the evil ones) are bound up first and burned and then the harvest of the wheat (believers) takes place. Satan has twisted Yeshua’s Words and convinced everyone that the harvest (rapture) comes first and then the bad stuff (tribulation) happens. But, as always, the scripture teaches the exact opposite. There is no rapture but there is a wheat harvest. When is the wheat harvest celebrated? The Feast of Shavuot, the fiftieth day. The method of counting I introduced to you in the three part series on the Destiny of America.
It is time to prepare. Prepare yourself and your family physically. Prepare yourself and your family mentally for what is coming to America in the next few years. But, above all, prepare yourself and your family spiritually for what is about to come to America and the rest of the world. Judgment will be global in nature. There will be no place to hide, oh, maybe for a little while, but you will be found. By whom? The hunters (Jer. 16:16). Who were the hunters in scripture? Nimrod (Gen. 10:9), Esau (Gen. 27:1-4) and Ishmael (Gen. 21:20). Have the fishermen from Galilee cast their net and caught you (John 21:1-11)? Are you one of the 153 fish caught in the net? If not the hunters will come for you. Who are the 153 fish? Before I tell you let me explain. In the original Hebrew there were no numbers, only letters. So letters were used to convey numerical values. This is called GEMATRIA. Now, let’s see who the 153 fish are: ((Of course I do not have Hebrew characters on my computer but here goes))
Hmm it looks like your site ate my first comment (it was super long) so I guess I’ll
just sum it up what I had written and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog.
I as well am an aspiring blog writer but I’m still new to everything.
Do you have any suggestions for rookie blog writers?
I’d really appreciate it.
Is Paul a proven lair? Is Luke proven to testify against Matthew? The answer is yes.
CC … i love reading your blog – very enlightening! According to Daniel, “And he shall confirm the covenant with many for one week: and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease, and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.” … what say ye regarding “he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease” at the end of the one week? I find it hard to gloss over that part respective to what you’re saying about Agenda21. Thank you good Sir and YHWH bless you…james
I presume, given the calendrical/doctrinal similarities of you both, you are as familiar as I am with Joseph Dumond [www.sightedmoom.com] his teachings and this three books [which I summarised, re Daniel 9:24-27… with Dumond’s approval].
But fellow Messianic ‘travellers’, Tim McHyde and Norman Willis, diverge from you two on key issues…. not to include herein other cyber-evangelists/site-owners. I’ve exchanged emails with them all, extensively for years.
Question: which of you two discovered the calendar issues first? Dumond categorically states he did. [Me, as an academic, I like to have clearer scholarly attributions than is typical for religious circles].
One of my daughters (in the Ruach) made me aware of Joe Dumond about 4 or 5 years ago. She said, “Here, listen to this guy. He sounds like you.” I have had no communication with him. I have only heard of Norman Willis. One of the ladies in our Bible study group studied under Norman WIllis but I don’t really know what his believes are. I stay to myself as far as my journey goes. I hear names like Rood, Eliyah, Gordon and others mentioned all the time. I have heard one video of Michael Rood and that is it. I have several from Mr. Gordon but have only listened to one or two. They are probably all very good people but I stay in my own little world.
As far as who discovered the calendar first, I think it might have been Mr. Dumond. Another believer read one of my articles and sent me a copy of his chart as well. I think he discovered the calendar issue about the same time as Mr. Dumond. Like Mr. Dumond, his calendar shows multiple layers of patterns highlighted in various colors. Mine is just B&W. I wasn’t looking for patterns within patterns but accuracy in dates in history. I almost threw the whole thing away when in showed that Daniel went into captivity @605/604 B.C. The seminary had taught me different but when I fact checked my dates with history and several archeologists that I correspond with, it turned out to be exactly the right time period.
I have learned over the years that we are never truly taught theology, only divinity. Many take their preconceived ideas and force “God” into them. That is not theology. True theology is studying Yah’s relationship to His Creation, of which man is only one part. It is man who has elevated himself to the pinnacle of Creation. Divinity (not the confection) is the study of man’s attempt at a relationship with “God”. Theologians have polluted the study with false timelines, false dates, Greek hermeneutics for a Hebrew document, and too much more to go into in a reply.
Thanks for the comment.
I understand the spiritual dimension you outline well enough, so my crucial point was not about you building up your ego or a dedicated following. It was about standard academic protocols of attribution. Those have varied markedly over centuries in the West [tightening in recent times], but in certain cultures today [eg. Asian] literary attributions are, sadly imo, more casually applied than in the West.
For me, it is the neglected matter of respecting ‘intellectual property’ which spans secular AND religious spheres. That is, “giving custom to whom custom is due”: Romans 13:7 “Give to everyone what you owe them: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honour.”
Concerning internet ‘Torah-savvy heavy-hitters’: I often note their dogged isolationism [ie. reticence for any one-on-one communications] whilst knowingly ‘building on each others foundations’ [re hard-won doctrinal distinctives, eg. idiosyncratic ‘calendrical matters’].. but without academically-acceptable willing acknowledgement of their arguably-plagiarised sources.
I do wonder, without judging anyone, if that divergent tactic is Spirit-driven [as per Galatians 1:19.
I saw none of the other apostles-only James, the LORD’s brother.].. or else in contrast, akin to personal credibility-enhancing ‘Empire Building’?! (I remember H.W.Armstrong being convincingly accused of academic plagiarism in the 1930’s.)
Imo, that tactic is seemingly at odds with: Romans 15:20. It has always been my ambition to preach the gospel where Christ was not known, so that I would not be building on someone else’s foundation.
I hear what you are saying. In the academic world we would have to have footnotes for every string of words or ideas expressed, even if the source was unknown to the researcher at the time of their beginning their research just to cover our academic backside.
Here is one of the problems I have with the way in which I do my research: since I do not go to other peoples sites seeking information, when I lose my research notes, I am blind. I have to go back through all my research and try to recreate it. I was going to write an article about the levels and types of covenants and how they relate to us in our walk of faith. I’ve misplaced it and must now go through and try to rebuild it. If I had cut and pasted something from someone else’s website I would be much better off. Most people who know me well, especially those in our Bible study group, make fun of me because I still use wooden pencils and yellow legal pads.
It is often said that Matthew wrote the first gospel and the others copied him. If that theory is true then the others could not be convicted of plagiarism based on what they wrote. However, look at Hebrews, a brilliant Pauline epistle with which Paul had nothing to do. Personally, I believe his disciple Apollos wrote it anonymously. Why? Because of his Greek name which is taken from the name of a Greek god. Knowing that it would not sit well with the Hebrew/Jewish believers he left off a salutation and fearing being discovered or rejected if he claimed to be Paul, so he left off Paul’s salutation. But the book is Pauline, just not written by Paul.
I pointed out in one of my articles “Why I was wrong about the Destiny of America” that Mr. Reed and Mr. Dumond had also produced charts of the sabbatical/Jubilee year cycles, and theirs are much prettier than mine ((Just joking. Theirs contain many layers more detail than mine.)). Mine should not even be compared to the works of these two gentlemen because their purpose in accomplishing theirs was much more in depth than my cursory study. I have communicated with Mr. Reed in Washington and he has even taken some of the many additional headstones that I have accumulated and had a friend of his, Mr. Rick Hebron, give me an accurate translation of them, not wanting to trust my limited Hebrew.
A friend of mine did communicate with Mr. Dumond on Facebook and showed him my work and I think his comment was “interesting”. Comparing his work with mine is like comparing the Gospel of John to the Gospel of Matthew. They are both about the same Messiah but that is where the similarity ends. And, No, I am not comparing myself to the Apostle John.
Since we only have 27 books in the canon of the “New Testament” that speak about the life and teachings of Yeshua HaMaschiach, original material is in short supply. ((Yes, I am being facetious.)) If someone wants to pursue an endeavor in which the field of original writing is wide open, I suggest tachyonic physics. Very little research and writing has been done in this field since Mr. Tesla proposed the tachyon somewhere around 1919. I think the University of Texas at Austin is shifting more from a quantum platform of belief to that of one based on a tachyonic nature. It doesn’t bring anyone to the Messiah but almost all of your writings would be original. LOL.
I feel I know you better now. Thanks.
Thank you very much for your interest and your valued comments. I really do appreciate your visits, reading my articles and your comments. When I went from a prepper/Independent living focus to a scriptural focus I lost many followers. I had statistics as high as 2,500 visits per day on some articles. One well known owner of a website emailed me and congratulated me on topping 250,000 hits on his website. That same Christian prepper has never posted a single article about my scriptural writings. Oh well. If I can help one or two people prepare spiritually it is worth it to me. Hope you and yours are doing well.
Hi cogerville ‘CC’, your internet track record reminded me of arguably-similar temptations to widely disseminate my own limited-edition outpourings. See this ironic depricating exchange with a longtime sparring-partner ‘Sue’, below :-
On 30 Nov 2017,
‘Cosmos’: I think you would get great satisfaction from creating your own blog.
That way readers would come to you with their comments and challenges about your articles.
It would be unlikely (although not impossible) that you would be “blacklisted”.
I’m no tech wiz but I understand there are many user friendly platforms available – some free.
Give it a go! X Sue
Hi Sue, [30/11/17]
Me, as an armchair-TV admirer of insanely-fast cars:
nowadays via the vehicle of cyberspace there are so many sources for cogent thoughts driving any topic I care to embrace. Hence me and my ‘Learner-Driver’ contributions should rightfully take a back seat by sticking to commentary and referrals.
The numerous pre-internet non-replies and nowadays ’blacklisting’ [read, xxx and others I’ve forgotten. See below sample from x.]… they are merely tolerable ‘speeding fines’ levied from that alfa-male mindset, viz.: “I’m leading the pack here on this rain-soaked Formula One track, so rev up your homemade billy-cart instead, Mr. Cosmos!”.
If I try to compete with those self-assured duck-and-weave speedsters I’ll spin off the recommended racing-line.
Thank You Cosmos,
I appreciate the great laugh that I received from that post. I love it.
I received an email from Mr. Dumond tonight about one of my articles. I have no idea why he is wanting to quote one of my articles but it was a very nice inquiry all the same. He asked me to leave the article on his site so that people can refer to it, so I tried. I probably screwed that up as well. Anyway, he said very nicely that I was spot on with my article. Maybe you woke him up. LOL!
“Maybe you woke him up. LOL!”. I probably did!
Networking DOES work…. unless we use the stereotypical lotus-positioned Himalayan-caved ascetic Indian-Guru as our guide.
See this below… From: “Sightedmoon”
Subject: re: dogged isolationism
Date: 28 December 2017 at 2:54:34 AM ACDT
Shalom, I have never claimed to have discovered or found the calendar.
I do promote with all I can so others too can learn from it, But I am just a servant as you are and it is Yehovah who founded the calendar and all the layers that go with it.
Grandpa Joseph F Dumond
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