“I Will Destroy the Wisdom of the Wise;


The intelligence of the intelligence, I will frustrate.”-God (1Cor.1:19)

Yes, the Lord is doing this as you look around. All the text books in this world, the degrees of man and we cannot get ourselves out of the messes we’ve gotten ourselves into. I can almost hear Laurel and Hardy saying those words. “This is a fine mess you’ve gotten us into!” Of course they’d have to say it to Adam, since he’s the one that started the whole ball rolling. And of course, he tried to blame Eve and that’s how blame shifting first entered into the world. haha. First he had the audacity to blame God,  then the woman. Then I’m believing the infamous term, double-play was probably first used. Next, sin covering by using their own methods and going into hiding, yea, like God couldn’t find them. Some things never change.

Well, this is still happening. The Lord gave us His word as a guide. Told us to use it and this would be our way to help us in these days. He gave us His wisdom. Now we are in the last days. That’s right folks. Do you want to know what’s going to happen? It’s all right there, in His word. Do you want to be wise? Ask Him. He tells us, all we have to do is ask.

Every time I look at a site, such as Facebook as see someone,claiming to be a believer,quoting something that is not His words about wisdom or some such nonsense, I wonder why. Some friend of mine quoted something from some Chinese guy(name withheld) and it was just plain silly. Not to mention it was totally contrary to what God states about Himself. Now today I read something from someone else claiming to be a believer, but the Holy Spirit tells me, “this is not my word.” I immediately reject it and His words come to mind. When I read these flowery words on my Facebook page with peoples little ‘thumbs up’ and nice comments, the Lord brought His words to my spirit, “No, it is because of Him that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for US wisdom from God-that is, our righteousness, holiness, and redemption.” (1Cor.1:30) Yes,when we are in Christ, He becomes our wisdom. We understand that the wisdom of the world excludes God and it seeks to be independent. This is why it emphasizes self and human authority and refuses to make Christ the final authority. We must recognize that a secular world view is opposed to the message of the cross.

As we are entering into the spiritual darkness, it is extremely important to draw even closer to God’s truth and know His word. He tells us in 2 Corinthians:3″For though we live in the world, we do not wage war as the world does. The weapons we fight with are not weapons of the world On the contrary, they have divine power, to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.” People have come to me for years, seeking my counsel. I never understood it. I do now. It’s because I have been the “wisdom of Christ.” I always wondered at this. People at ever status of life,seemed to gravitate to me and I thought it to be my compassion. But they would call me at every hour and I would make myself available to them. Yet I made it clear, especially after becoming the Lord’s servant that I was would point them to the same wisdom of the cross.

Now, this speaks of warfare against spiritual forces of evil and human talents of eloquence, wealth, charisma, personality, talents, etc. are inadequate to pull down Satan’s strongholds The weapons provided are spiritual and come from God. (notes NIV full life)

I hear remarks made by people claiming to be believers all the time and I remind them of the word. This is an example of how we are to walk as believers. This is how Jesus walked and we are to carry the word as the sword in our spirit. Strike down the enemy when he speaks the foolishness of the world. “For he is being mindful of the things of man, not the things of God.” He is trying to shake your faith. Today, I was speaking to someone and she was telling me, I should be concerned about the mortgage market and what may happen. She was trying to plan around some other things. I told her that I watched things on the news and I saw everything according to what the Lord claimed would happen. Just yesterday, I said, the teachers walked out on their students, the health care system is collapsing, our police department is caught in major corruption, corporations found in federal corruption, people out of jobs and losing their homes. The Lord clearly said that when we see all these things happen, we are not to be alarmed, but to look up, our redemption is near. “Yes, she said, but we are still here.” “Yes, we are. We are in this world, but not of this world.” I reminded her. The Lord told us, that we are kingdom people, so we will not be concerned with the same things. So though we do live in this world, we are not concerned about these temporary circumstances . Our kingdom is coming. We are kingdom people, So I told her,”we walk by faith, not by sight.” You will not see me chasing after cars, houses, wealth nor status. “To worry about such things, shows a lack of faith, and displeases the Lord.For without faith it is impossible to please God.”  The Lord speaks of true wisdom in the end of the age and what will transpire. The disciples asked Him about the signs of the end in Luke 21:5. He spoke about the famines and the earthquakes. Nations rising against nation. Kingdom against kingdom. Fearful events and signs in the heavens.

Just today I was reading about Obama’s plan to try to keep the nuclear weapons out of the hands of other nations. Well all I have to say about that is “good luck with that.” According to scripture, it just aint gonna happen. It is spoken of that there will be some cataclysmic situations, that take place after the rapture of the church, and it most certainly sounds like nuclear explosions. John refers to it in Revelation as “all of the elements melting.” In his present day vernacular that can only mean one thing.

He says before all of this, they will lay hands on you and persecute you. They will deliver you to the synagogues and prisons, and you will be brought before kings and governors, and all on account of my name. This will result in your being witnesses to them. But make up your mind not to worry beforehand how you will defend yourselves. For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict. You will be betrayed even by parents, brothers, relatives and friends and they will put some of you to death. All men will hate you because of me. But not a hair on your head will perish.

All of the martyrs were given the wisdom to speak and the Holy Spirit is given to all men as we ask. The Lord says “we have not, because we ask not, many are not walking in obedience to the Lord. They are not spending time in His word. They are quoting the words of the world which are nothing. Satan does not bow the knee to this foolishness. And you will always get a ‘thumbs up ‘to this, just like you will when you’re walking in sin. You have a lot of traveling companions but I don’t think you want to arrive at the final destination.

In today’s world it is extremely important that people of faith know what they are up against. We are not to be quoting the “world” but the “Word.” It is the only thing that holds Power! There are so many examples of this. I have learned the word since I was young and any time someone says something that doesn’t line up, that alarm just goes off. It should for every believer. This is the Holy Spirit telling you, that’s not correct and He gives you the word. “In season and out. to “Demolish every Stronghold” Strike it down!

When someone says, “Don’t be so heavenly minded your no earthly good.” Even if they are a well-meaning believer, and they sound like they’re telling you to be pragmatic. Remind them of the Word, which says, “Since,then,you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” Col.3:1,2

You see? God thought it important enough to repeat this twice. And there are many more words to this effect. Yet the enemy of your soul likes to speak worldly words to lull you to sleep and make you believe that you should forget Gods words to you. Many people will speak them to you and they sound good, but their intention is to rob you of your faith. Don’t listen and don’t speak them! Repeat back as the Lord did, with the Word!!!

This is what will save you. Remember, this is your sword! Read Revelation. Every single church He speaks to is promised a reward to “those who overcome.” And it is by The Word of Their Testimony, the Blood of the Lamb, and Not loving their lives so much as to shrink from death.”

In 2 Timothy 4:3 It speaks of a time when “men will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead,to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear” Hmmm sounds like a lot of the talk shows to me.

v 4 “They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths. But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.”

Well, we are most certainly living in these days, when people are seeking after a truth that is convenient to their own lives. But the ultimate guide to this truth must be God’s written word and this is why He authored it for us. He breathed His spirit into us and when we accept His spirit by repenting and asking for Him to “guide us into all truth” He will illuminate our minds to His word.

2Tim3:16 “All scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

This is all we will ever need!

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Now What Are the Signs?


yeshua the messiah

yeshua the messiah

This is what my son had asked me the other night. I told him that this was one of my favorite courses of studies when first becoming interested in the Bible. I didn’t ever want to know about any religion and it is a funny thing when I look back at my youth. I grew up in a Lutheran church, with a visit to Jewish summer camp every year. I was fascinated with this culture. My best friend was Nina Cohen, the camp owner’s daughter. I loved everything, Jewish. The music, and the dances. I had no idea why, but I did.

When I heard they were “the chosen people,” I wondered at that as well. Chosen for what? They certainly seemed to be chosen for disaster, when I had read ‘The Diary of Anne Frank.’ I cried.Hearing about the Holocaust and Hitlers reign of terror and everything in the bible. Geesh, what could they be chosen for? But I just had a love for these people. The heartbreak was palpable and yet they  had so much tenacity. No wonder that most of them had migrated to New York! You have to love them! But their lives were so much like my own, perhaps I was Jewish. I had everything that this people had. All the tragedy, the gumption to keep going, everything, … well except the money of course, it’s probably why I loved them so.

Yet, even God had referred to them as “a stiff-necked people!”(Ex 34:9) It would be this enduring quality that would make them take an 11 day journey and stretch it out to wandering for 40 years of their lives. Yet isn’t what God is trying to point out about their stubbornness? That all of us have a choice to do this life’s journey with Him or without Him? It’s our choice. We can see the price that was paid.

Now what are the signs that the Lord spoke of?

First you must read everything that the Lord speaks to the disciples as they are admiring the beauty of the temple stones and surroundings. Don’t forget that the Lord tells them that the temple will be destroyed. He is also referring to Himself as the temple and He tells them that they will be persecuted. He speaks into the future events.He is speaking of into near events as well as far into the future, our lifetime.(Luke 21:5-25)

Now skip to the next verses;

The Lord speaks a parable about a fig tree. “Look at the fig tree and all the trees. When they sprout leaves, you can see for yourselves and   know that summer is near. Even so, when you see these things happening, you know that the kingdom of God is near.

I tell you the truth , this generation will certainly not pass away until these things have happened.. Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words, will never pass away. Well, we know from studying Israel, that the Lord referred to this nation as, “the fig tree.”

After thousands of years of being dispersed and following the holocaust,known as the diaspora, they did become a nation in 1948, the fig tree blossomed once again.

Another sign was that the Lord told us all of the Jews would come return to their homeland once again. “From the north, south, east and west. He would bring them home again. Bearing the babes in their arms.” Even though the Jews had this land, not all of them had returned.

Well, this seemed to be an impossibility since so many Jews were still in communist countries until the Berlin Wall came down. I was watching in amazement while watching this. God had supernaturally placed this desire in the hearts of the Jewish people to return to Israel as many made “Aaliyah” and made the journey to Israel. Some with no relatives at all living there.

Then again, in 1990, I turned on the news to see something quite remarkable. It gave me goosebumps and I cried as I was learning from my pastor so much about the Jews and these beautiful fulfillment of events. Here it was, A coup had broken out in Ethiopia and there were thousands of Ethiopian Jews that were being almost quietly rushed out of the country. All of the seats taken out of these 747’s and so many of these people put in the airplanes that some pregnant women were landing on Israeli soil with “their babes in arms!” I cried as I watched the Israeli people welcoming them into their homeland. God was bringing His people back home. These Ethiopian Jews are direct descendants of Solomon himself!Now I’m reading this account, once again and it was called, Operation Moses and Operation Joshua. Interesting, how everything comes full circle. They were trying to keep these Jews from leaving, but an agreement was reached and at the last minute, just as Pharaoh had done, reneged on his promise. All this a coincidence? I think not.

So now I remind my son, that the Lord told His disciples, how is it you can discern the weather but not the signs of the times? Everyone likes to quote the portion of scripture, “No one knows the day or the hour, but they forget that He continues, “But be Aware, of the signs of the times! As a true believer, with the Spirit guiding you, how can you not?

Now there are two parts to His second coming. He returns for the body of believers. Then the time of tribulation begins. It does not end the world. In fact a time of trouble like no other begins. “The time of Jacobs Troubles.”

Now I don’t know about you, but I tend to believe that we are the generation,to see these things happen. And as the Lord stated, we shall not pass away before His return. So don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger.

Yes, my posts may be long. But the time is short. It is a time of warning to bring in the final harvest.

Still, to my knowledge, it is  not as long as Paul who preached so long that a man fell asleep in the window and fell out and died. lol So just don’t read this from an open window! and let me know if that happens. He had to go out and raise him from the dead! (Acts20:9)