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Proof found in the Aramaic New Testament

that the Crucifixion Now Remembered

was Too Soon
 
by Clifford Besson

Note that all Christendom regard that the Crucifixion of their Jesus of Nazareth as the Messiah was on the first day of Passover but a clue is found in St. John 19:31 which suggests otherwise. It says,


John 19:31 The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high [#3173 in Strong’s Greek Dictionary] day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. (KJV)
Joh 19:31 The Jews, therefore, that the bodies might not remain on the cross on the sabbath, since it was the preparation, (for that sabbath day was a great one,) asked of Pilate that their legs may be broken, and they taken away. (Young’s Literal Translation (YLT))
Joh 19:31 Therefore the Jews, because it was the Preparation Day, so that the bodies wouldn't remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a special one), asked of Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away. (World English Bible)
Joh 19:31 And because it was the eve of preparation, the Jews said: These bodies should not stay on their crosses, because the Sabbath was dawning, and the day of that Sabbath was a special [#2908 in The Way International Aramaic Dictionary] day. And they asked from Pilate that they might break the legs of those crucified, and take them down. (Joseph Pashka’s The Aramaic Gospels and Acts: Text and Translation)
Joh 19:31 Now the Judeans, because it was the day of preparation, said, “These bodies should not remain on their crosses, because the SABBATH is dawning, for the day of that SABBATH was a high [#2908 in The Way International Aramaic Dictionary] day. And they begged Pilate that they might break the legs of those [who were] crucified and take them down. (Janet M. Magiera’s Aramaic Peshitta New Testament Translation)
Dr. James Murdock’s translation from the Aramaic Peshito has great day.


    Here are some commentary comments on this high day [or great, special day or one]:

Adam Clark’s Commentary (ACC)

For that Sabbath day was a high day] 1. Because it was the Sabbath. 2. Because it was the day on which all the people presented themselves in the temple according to the command, Ex 23:17. 3. Because that was the day on which the sheaf of the first fruits was offered, according to the command, Le 23:10,11. So that upon this day there happened to be three solemnities in one.-Lightfoot. It might be properly called a high day, because the passover fell on that Sabbath.

Albert Barnes’ Notes on the Bible

Was an high day. It was, 1st. The Sabbath. 2nd. It was the day on which the paschal feast properly commenced. It was called a high day because that year the feast of the Passover commenced on the Sabbath. Greek, "Great day."
Jamieson, Fausset and Brown (JFB)
 
on the sabbath day, for that sabbath day was an high day--or "great" day--the first day of unleavened bread, and, as concurring with an ordinary sabbath, the most solemn season of the ecclesiastical year. Hence their peculiar jealousy lest the law should be infringed.
 
John Wesley’s Notes on the Old and New Testaments (JWN)  
For that Sabbath was a great day-Being not only a Sabbath, but the second day of the feast of unleavened bread (from whence they reckoned the weeks to pentecost:) and also the day for presenting and offering the sheaf of new corn: so that it was a treble solemnity. (Above quotes are from the Power Bible CDRom)

   
Now take note as to what St. John 7:37 says:

John 7:37 In the last day, that great [#3173 in Strong’s Greek Dictionary] day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. [great is sometimes translated as high, exceedingly, large, loud, mighty, and strong in the AV](AV)
Joh 7:37 And on the high [#2908 in The Way International Aramaic Dictionary] day, which is the last [day] of the feast, Jesus was standing and he cried out and said, “If anyone is thirsty, he should come to me and drink. (Janet M. Magiera)
Joh 7:37 And on the last and greatest [#2908 in The Way International Aramaic Dictionary] day of the festival, Jesus stood there and shouted: If any man thrists, let him come to me and drink. (Joseph Pashka)
Joh 7:37 And on the great day, which was the last of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, and said: If any man thirst, let him come to me and drink. (Dr. James Murdock)
John 7:37 Now on the greatest day, which is the last day of the feast, . . . (Lamsa)


Now notice that the above sentences are not from commentary guesses but from the very words of the Holy Bible through a variety of authoritative translators of the same Holy Scriptures. They basically say the same thing that that special day of the feast was either a great, greatest or high day of that festival and most likely of all the Biblical festivals. So what we are trying to point out then is that the crucifixion must have been done on the sixth day of the festival for the last day was on the Sabbath, the day after the preparation day when Jesus was crucified. Now note what Mark 14:1-2 says:

Mr 14:1 ¶ And the passover and the unleavened food were after two days, and the chief priests and the scribes [like the news media] were seeking how, by guile, having taken hold of him, they might kill him; 2 and they said, `Not in the feast, lest there shall be a tumult of the people.' (YLT)


In other words, after Jesus was arrested and put in prison a number of days, possibly in an underground prison cell and the feast of unleavened bread was almost over, the Judean leaders took their chances. They had by now, audiences with both Herod and Pilot and they now felt that they could safely go ahead with their original plans to kill Jesus. So they crucified him on the sixth day of the unleavened bread festival, just before the high and last day.

A further confirmation of this interpretation can be found in The Lost Gospel According to Peter.

Paragraph 13 And they went and found the tomb opened, and coming near they looked in there; and they see there a certain young man [a previous soul from Earth but now as an angel from Heaven] sitting in the midst of the tomb, beautiful and clothed in a robe exceeding bright; who said to them, Wherefore are ye come? Whom seek ye? Him that was crucified? He is risen and gone. . . . Then the women feared and fled. 14 Now it was the last day of the unleavened bread, and many were going forth, returning to their homes, as the feast was ended. But we, the twelve [?] disciples of the Lord, wept and were grieved: and each one, being grieved for that which was come to pass, departed to his home. But I Simon Peter and Andrew my brother took our nets and went to the sea; and there was with us Levi the son of Alphaeus, whom the Lord . . . (Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden (Nashville, Tennessee: World Bible Publishers, Inc., 1927) pp. 285-6).
The Meaning of Numbers in Relationship to the Crucifixion and the Resurrection

With regards to the number six, consider that the Sixth Commandment relates to the worst sin,— murder. (E. W. Bullinger, D. D. In his Number in Scripture (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Kregel Publicagtions, 1973), p. 150.) With regards to the number 22 regarding the 22nd day of the month when Jesus rose from the dead has the meaning of light (Evangelist Ed. F. Vallowe) and making manifest (Don Kistler & consider that the Hebrew alphabet consists of 22 letters [E. W. Bullinger])

Now on making it more clearly that the twenty-second day of the Hebrew month of Abib or Nisan is very significant with the meaning of light or making manifest, consider this study on light in relationship to the Jewish people and the Messiah:

Isa 30:26 Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound. Isa 60:3 And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising.


See "The Report of Pilate the Governor" from the above mentioned Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden which is cited below:

"Now when he was crucified, there was darkness over all the world, and the sun was obscured for half a day, and the stars appeared, but no lustre was seen in them; and the moon lost its brightness, as though tinged with blood; and the world of the departed was swallowed up;

"And the terror of the earthquake continued from the sixth hour of the preparation until the ninth hour; and when it was evening on the first day of the week, there came a sound from heaven, and the heaven became seven times more luminous than on all other days. And at the third hour of the night the sun appeared more luminous than it had ever shone, lighting up the whole hemisphere. And as lightning-flashes suddenly come forth in a storm, so there were seen men, lofty in stature, and surpassing in glory, a countless host, crying out, and their voice was heard as that of exceedingly loud thunder, Jesus that was crucified is risen again: come up from Hades ye that were enslaved in the subterraneous recesses of Hades. And the chasm in the earth was as if it had no bottom; but it was so that the very foundations of the earth appeared, with those that shouted in heaven, and walked in the body among the dead that were raised. And He that raised up all the dead and bound Hades said, Say to my disciples He goeth before you into Galilee, there shall ye see Him.

"And all that night the light ceased not shining. And many of the Jews died in the chasm of the earth, being swallowed up, so that on the morrow most of those who had been against Jesus were not to be found. Others saw the apparition of men rising again whom none of us had ever seen. One synagogue of the Jews was alone left in Jerusalem itself, for they all disappeared in that ruin.

"Therefore being astounded by that terror, and being possessed with the most dreadful trembling, I have written what I saw at that time and sent it to thine excellency; and I have inserted what was done against Jesus by the Jews, and sent it to thy divinity, my lord." pages 274-5.

Then from "The Report of Pontius Pilate," also from Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden pp. 276-277

"Now when he was crucified darkness came over all the world; the sun was altogether hidden, and the sky appeared dark while it was yet day, so that the stars were seen, though still they had their lustre obscured, wherefore, I suppose your excellency is not unaware that in all the world they lighted their lamps from the sixth hour until evening. And the moon, which was like blood, did not shine all night long, although it was at the full, and the stars and Orion made lamentation over the (p. 277) Jews, because of the transgression committed by them.

And on the first day of the week, about the third hour of the night, the sun appeared as it never shone before, and the whole heaven became bright. And as lightnings come in a storm, so certain men of lofty stature, in beautiful array, and of indescribable glory, appeared in the air, and a countless host of angels, crying out and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will among men: Come up from Hades, ye who are in bondage in the depths of Hades. And at their voice all the mountains and hills were moved, and the rocks were rent, and great chasms were made in the earth, so that the very places of the abyss were visible.

And amid the terror dead men were seen rising again, so that the Jews who saw it said, We beheld Abraham and Isaac, and Jacob, and the twelve patriarchs, who died some two thousand five hundred years before, and we beheld Noah clearly in the body. And all the multitude walked about and sang hymns to God with a loud voice, saying, The Lord our God, who hath risen from the dead, hath made alive all the dead, and Hades he hath spoiled and slain.


Therefore, my lord king, all that night the light ceased not. But many of the Jews died, and were sunk and swallowed up in the chasms that night, so that not even their bodies were to be seen. Now I mean, that those of the Jews suffered who spake against Jesus. And but one synagogue remained in Jerusalem, for all the synagogues which had been against Jesus were overwhelmed.

Through that terror, therefore, being amazed and being seized with great trembling, in that very hour, I ordered what had been done by them all to be written, and I have sent it to thy mightiness."
 
Then from "The Lost Gospel According to Peter" from the same Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden, p.282

". And Herod said, Brother Pilate, even if no one has asked for him, we purposed to bury him, especially as the sabbath draweth on: for it is written in the law, that the sun set not upon one that hath been put to death.

3 And he delivered him to the people on the day before the unleavened bread, their feast. And they took the Lord and pushed him as they ran, and said, Let us drag away the Son of God, having obtained power over him.

5 And it was noon, and darkness came over all Judæa: and they were troubled and distressed, lest the sun had set, whilst he was yet alive: [for] it is written for them, that the sun set not on him that hath been put to death. And one of them said, Give him to drink gall with vinegar. And they
 
 
 Then see p. 284

mixed and gave him to drink, and fulfilled all things, and accomplished their sins against their own head. And many went about with lamps, supposing that it was night, and fell down. And the Lord cried out, saying, My power, my power, thou hast forsaken me. And when he had said it he was taken up. And in that hour the vail of the temple of Jerusalem was rent in twain.

6 And then they drew out the nails from the hands of the Lord, and laid him upon the earth, and the whole earth quaked, and great fear arose. Then the sun shone, and it was found the ninth hour: and the Jews rejoiced, and gave his body to Joseph that he might bury it, since he had seen what good things he had done. And he took the Lord, and him, and rolled him in a linen cloth, and brought him to his own tomb, which was called the Garden of Joseph.


9 And in the night in which the Lord's day was drawing on, as the soldiers kept guard two by two in a watch, there was a great voice in the heaven; and they saw the heavens opened, and two men descend from thence with great light and approach the tomb. And that stone which was put at the door rolled of itself and made way in part; and the tomb was opened, and both the young men entered in.10 When therefore those


Then see p. 285

soldiers saw it, they awakened the centurion and the elders; for they too were hard by keeping guard. And as they declared what things they had seen, again they see three men come forth from the tomb, and two of them supporting one, and a cross following them: and of the two the head reached unto the heaven, but the head of him who was lead by them overpassed the heavens. And they heard a voice from the heavens, saying, Thou hast preached to them that sleep. And a response was heard from the cross, Yea.

11 They therefore considered one with another whether to go away and shew these things to Pilate. And while they yet thought thereon, the heavens again are seen to open, and a certain man to descend and enter into the sepulchre. When the centurion and they that were with him saw these things, they hastened in the night to Pilate, leaving the tomb which they were watching, and declared all things which they had seen, being greatly distressed and saying, Truly he was the Son of God. Pilate answered and said, I am pure from the blood of the Son of God: but it was ye who determined this. Then they all drew near and besought him and entreated him to command the centurion and the soldiers to say nothing of the things which they had seen: For it is better, say they, for us to be guilty of the greatest sin before God, and not to fall into the hands of the people of the Jews and to be stoned. Pilate therefore commanded the centurion and the soldiers to say nothing.


12 And at dawn upon the Lord's day Mary Magdalene, a disciple of the Lord, fearing because of the Jews, since they were burning with wrath, had not done at the Lord's sepulchre the things which women are wont to do for those that die and for those that are beloved by them—she took her friends with her and came to the sepulchre where he was laid. And they feared lest the Jews should see them, and they said, Although on that day on which he was crucified we could not weep and lament, yet now let us do these things at his sepulchre. But who shall roll away for us the stone that was laid at the door of the sepulchre, that we may enter in and sit by him and do the things that are due? For the stone was great, and we fear lest some one see us. And if we cannot, yet if we but set at the door the things which we bring as a memorial of him, we will weep and lament, until we come unto our home.

13 And they went and found the tomb opened, and coming near they looked in there; and they see there a certain young man sitting in the midst of the tomb, beautiful and clothed in a robe exceeding bright; who said to them, Wherefore are ye come? Whom seek ye? Him that was crucified? He is risen and gone. But if ye believe not, look in and see the place


Then see p. 286

where he lay, that he is not [here]; for he is risen and gone thither, whence he was sent. Then the women feared and fled.

14 Now it was the last day of the unleavened bread, and many were going forth, returning to their homes, as the feast was ended. But we, the twelve disciples of the Lord, wept and were grieved: and each one, being grieved for that which was come to pass, departed to his home. But I Simon Peter and Andrew my brother took our nets and went to the sea; and there was with us Levi the son of Alphæus, whom the Lord . . .

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describable glory, appeared in the air, and a countless host of angels, crying out and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will among men: Come up from Hades, ye who are in bondage in the depths of Hades. And at their voice all the mountains and hills were moved, and the rocks were rent, and great chasms were made in the earth, so that the very places of the abyss were visible.

And amid the terror dead men were seen rising again, so that the Jews who saw it said, We beheld Abraham and Isaac, and Jacob, and the twelve patriarchs, who died some two thousand five hundred years before, and we beheld Noah clearly in the body. And all the multitude walked about and sang hymns to God with a loud voice, saying, The Lord our God, who hath risen from the dead, hath made alive all the dead, and Hades he hath spoiled and slain.


Therefore, my lord king, all that night the light ceased not. But many of the Jews died, and were sunk and swallowed up in the chasms that night, so that not even their bodies were to be seen. Now I mean, that those of the Jews suffered who spake against Jesus. And but one synagogue remained in Jerusalem, for all the synagogues which had been against Jesus were overwhelmed.

Through that terror, therefore, being amazed and being seized with great trembling, in that very hour, I ordered what had been done by them all to be written, and I have sent it to thy mightiness."

Then from "The Lost Gospel According to Peter" from the same Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden, p.282

". And Herod said, Brother Pilate, even if no one has asked for him, we purposed to bury him, especially as the sabbath draweth on: for it is written in the law, that the sun set not upon one that hath been put to death.

3 And he delivered him to the people on the day before the unleavened bread, their feast. And they took the Lord and pushed him as they ran, and said, Let us drag away the Son of God, having obtained power over him.

5 And it was noon, and darkness came over all Judæa: and they were troubled and distressed, lest the sun had set, whilst he was yet alive: [for] it is written for them, that the sun set not on him that hath been put to death. And one of them said, Give him to drink gall with vinegar. And they


Then see p. 284

mixed and gave him to drink, and fulfilled all things, and accomplished their sins against their own head. And many went about with lamps, supposing that it was night, and fell down. And the Lord cried out, saying, My power, my power, thou hast forsaken me. And when he had said it he was taken up. And in that hour the vail of the temple of Jerusalem was rent in twain.

6 And then they drew out the nails from the hands of the Lord, and laid him upon the earth, and the whole earth quaked, and great fear arose. Then the sun shone, and it was found the ninth hour: and the Jews rejoiced, and gave his body to Joseph that he might bury it, since he had seen what good things he had done. And he took the Lord, and him, and rolled him in a linen cloth, and brought him to his own tomb, which was called the Garden of Joseph.


9 And in the night in which the Lord's day was drawing on, as the soldiers kept guard two by two in a watch, there was a great voice in the heaven; and they saw the heavens opened, and two men descend from thence with great light and approach the tomb. And that stone which was put at the door rolled of itself and made way in part; and the tomb was opened, and both the young men entered in.10 When therefore those


Then see p. 285

soldiers saw it, they awakened the centurion and the elders; for they too were hard by keeping guard. And as they declared what things they had seen, again they see three men come forth from the tomb, and two of them supporting one, and a cross following them: and of the two the head reached unto the heaven, but the head of him who was lead by them overpassed the heavens. And they heard a voice from the heavens, saying, Thou hast preached to them that sleep. And a response was heard from the cross, Yea.

11 They therefore considered one with another whether to go away and shew these things to Pilate. And while they yet thought thereon, the heavens again are seen to open, and a certain man to descend and enter into the sepulchre. When the centurion and they that were with him saw these things, they hastened in the night to Pilate, leaving the tomb which they were watching, and declared all things which they had seen, being greatly distressed and saying, Truly he was the Son of God. Pilate answered and said, I am pure from the blood of the Son of God: but it was ye who determined this. Then they all drew near and besought him and entreated him to command the centurion and the soldiers to say nothing of the things which they had seen: For it is better, say they, for us to be guilty of the greatest sin before God, and not to fall into the hands of the people of the Jews and to be stoned. Pilate therefore commanded the centurion and the soldiers to say nothing.


12 And at dawn upon the Lord's day Mary Magdalene, a disciple of the Lord, fearing because of the Jews, since they were burning with wrath, had not done at the Lord's sepulchre the things which women are wont to do for those that die and for those that are beloved by them—she took her friends with her and came to the sepulchre where he was laid. And they feared lest the Jews should see them, and they said, Although on that day on which he was crucified we could not weep and lament, yet now let us do these things at his sepulchre. But who shall roll away for us the stone that was laid at the door of the sepulchre, that we may enter in and sit by him and do the things that are due? For the stone was great, and we fear lest some one see us. And if we cannot, yet if we but set at the door the things which we bring as a memorial of him, we will weep and lament, until we come unto our home.

13 And they went and found the tomb opened, and coming near they looked in there; and they see there a certain young man sitting in the midst of the tomb, beautiful and clothed in a robe exceeding bright; who said to them, Wherefore are ye come? Whom seek ye? Him that was crucified? He is risen and gone. But if ye believe not, look in and see the place


Then see p. 286

where he lay, that he is not [here]; for he is risen and gone thither, whence he was sent. Then the women feared and fled.

14 Now it was the last day of the unleavened bread, and many were going forth, returning to their homes, as the feast was ended. But we, the twelve disciples of the Lord, wept and were grieved: and each one, being grieved for that which was come to pass, departed to his home. But I Simon Peter and Andrew my brother took our nets and went to the sea; and there was with us Levi the son of Alphæus, whom the Lord . . .

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The Elohim of Joshua 22:1-34
 
              A moment before reading the Bible this past August or September of 2005, prayer was made for help to find a passage of Scripture that would be quite obvious that the real translation of Elohim should really be just simply superiors or Superiors or superior one or Superior Ones. After the prayer, this scribe just happened to start reading and studying  the above mentioned passage from the Concordant Version. It is quite literal and more consistent at using the same word to represent any given word in the ancient Scriptures. With regards to God, it uses Yahweh, El, Eloah, or Elohim, which are closer to the spellings of the actual Hebrew and Aramaic Scriptures than most versions.

   According to the study done by Don C. Hewey at his web site of http://www.1john57.com/literalerror.htm, there are a number of contradictions or inconsistencies in their translations and in understanding about God and his word. This is his opinion of course. One would have to study his comments and that of others.It can still be of great value though, as it helped this author get a proper understanding on the daily resurrection of the saints as they happen to die and on some other parts of doctrine.

            Note though that JĒH-wah is the best transliteration of God the Father’s name, NOT Yahweh. This was revealed by divine revelation recently. This happened when this writer asked God in Jesus’ name for the proper pronunciation of God the Father’s personal name. He asked God to give it to a new Christian friend that he had, who claimed he would hear God talking to him in an audible way. This was probably God’s Holy Spirit answering his friend’s prayer requests, often for the help in understanding God and his Holy Bible. He would sometimes be given the actual references in the Bible for the answers.

         A day or two after this writer prayed for this answer, his new Christian friend, a retired gentleman and a former Roman Catholic phoned him. He was then told that a special prayer was made for God to give him, Remi Labossiere of St. Boniface, Manitoba, an answer to this writer’s prayer but he did not want Remi to know what the prayer was about, so he would not guess at the answer. Remi understood this and the two of them closed off their phone conversation.

        Suddenly, out of the lips and mouth of this writer came the utterance JĒH-wah, with the emphasis on the first syllable and the pronunciation of the e as in the word bee. The a in wah was pronounced like the a in father. There was also a complete break of no sound before the ending of the word.

           In the Hebrew text that the Authorized Version or King James Version of the Old God is called יה or Jeh or Jeh. This is commonly said to be Jah or Yah though but as found out from the above supernatural utterance it should really be Jeh. This word is in forty-five places in the Hebrew text. Note the samples below:

 

Psalm 68:4, Sing unto [the Superiors], sing praises to his name: extol him that rideth upon the heavens by his name [JEH], and rejoice before him. or Ps 68:4 Sing <shiyr> unto God <'elohiym>, sing praises <zamar> to his name <shem>: extol <calal> him that rideth <rakab> upon the heavens <`arabah> by his name <shem> JAH <Yahh>, and rejoice <`alaz> before <paniym> him. Ex 15:2 The LORD <Yahh> is my strength <`oz> and song <zimrath>, and he is become my salvation <y@shuw`ah>: he <zeh> is my God <'el>, and I will prepare him an habitation <navah>; my father's <'ab> God <'elohiym>, and I will exalt <ruwm> him. Ps 105:45 That they might observe <shamar> his statutes <choq>, and keep <natsar> his laws <towrah>. Praise <halal> ye the LORD <Yahh>. {Praise...: Heb. Hallelujah} (Interlinear version in the Power Bible CD1

             Here are the passages which include the words for God plus passages which give a good clue as to their proper meanings in Joshua 22:

             1) . . . Moses the servant of [JEH-wah/Be-er[1]] enjoined on you . . . . 3) . . . the instruction of [JEH-wah of your superior ones (the patriarchs, priests, and the chiefs of the tribes)]. 4) Now [JEH-wah of your superiors] has given rest to your brothers, just as He promised them. . . . Moses the servant of [JEH-wah] . . . . 5) . . . Moses the servant of [JEH-wah] enjoined on you: to love [JEH-wah of your superiors] and to walk in all His ways, to observe His instructions, to cling to Him and to serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul.

            9) So the sons of Reuben, the sons of Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh turned about and departed from the other sons of Israel, from Shiloh in the land of Canaan, to go to the land of Gilead, to the land of their holding which they held at the bidding of [JEH-wah] by means of Moses.

            10) When they came to Geliloth of the Jordan in the land of Canaan, the sons of Reuben, the sons of Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh built an altar there by the Jordan, an altar towering in appearance. 11) Then the other sons of Israel heard the report: Behold, the sons of Reuben, the sons of Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh have built an altar at the forefront of the land of Canaan at Geliloth of the Jordan, on the side of the sons of Israel. 12) When the sons of Israel heard of it, the whole congregation of the sons of Israel assembled at Shiloh to march up against them with the militia host.

            13) But first the sons of Israel sent Phinehas son of Eleazar the priest to the sons of Reuben, to the sons of Gad, and to the half tribe of Manasseh in the land of Gilead; 14) and with him were ten princes, one prince from each patriarchal house of all the stocks of Israel; each of them was the head of their fathers’ house among the thousands of Israel. 15) When they came to the sons of Reuben, to the sons of Gad, and to the half tribe of Manasseh in the land of Gilead, they spoke to them saying:

            16) Thus said the whole congregation of [JEH-wah]: What is this offense with which you have offended the [superiors] of Israel [their patriarchs and the chiefs of their family units or tribes], by turning back today from following [JEH-wah], in that you have built for yourselves an altar and you revolt today against [JEH-wah]! 17) Was the depravity of Peor too little for us, from which we have not cleansed ourselves until this day, even though a stroke came on the congregation of [JEH-wah]? 18) And are you today turning back from following [JEH-wah]? It will be so that you are revolting today against [JEH-wah]; then tomorrow He shall be wrathful against the whole congregation of Israel. 19) If however the land of your holding be unclean, pass over for yourselves to the land of [JEH-wah’s] holding, where the Tabernacle of [JEH-wah] tabernacles, and have holding among us. But do not revolt against [JEH-wah], and do not revolt against us in that you build an altar for yourselves apart from the altar of [JEH-wah of] our [superiors]. 20) Did not Achar son of Zerah offend with an offense regarding the doomed goods, so that wrath came upon the whole congregation of Israel? And he was not the only one who deceased for his depravity.

            21) Then the sons of Reuben, the sons of Gad, and the half tribe of Manasseh responded and spoke to the heads of the thousands of Israel: 22) Superior one [(Phinehas, the son of Eleazar the high priest)], superior ones [(the chiefs of the tribes of Israel)], JEH-wah, Superior one [your honour], superior ones [gentlemen], [JEH-wah], He knows, and let Israel itself know: If we acted in revolt or in offense against [JEH-wah], do not save us this day! 24) Yet assuredly we did this from anxiety for this reason, saying, Tomorrow your sons might speak to our sons, saying, What have you to do with [JEH-wah of the superiors] of Israel?

             29) Far be it from us that we should revolt against [JEH-wah] to turn back today from follow-ing [JEH-wah] to build an altar for ascent offerings, for approach presents and for sacrifices aside from the altar of [JEH-wah of our superiors] that is before His Tabernacle.

            33) and the word was good in the eyes of the sons of Israel. The sons of Israel blessed [the superiors] and spoke no longer of marching up against them with the militia host to ruin the land in which the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad were dwelling. 34 Then the sons of Reuben and the sons of Gad called the altar as follows: It is the testimony between us that [JEH-wah] is the One, [Superior].

            (Quoted from the Concordant Version but without all their detailed grammatical and other special signs in their translation with our editorial comments in [. . .]. See their regular translation work at http://www.concordant.org/.)

             See also verses 23, 25, 27, and 28 where JEH-wah is not mentioned with Elohim and see our Victory Version translation of this whole chapter.



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2  Be-er is the essential meaning of the name Jeh-wah. This Jeh-wah is the Superior one who makes things come into existence or come to be. See Ex 3:14 (KJV) “And God said unto Moses, I AM THAT I AM: and he said, Thus shalt thou say unto the children of Israel, I AM hath sent me unto you.” The words I AM are part of the verb to be.

        

Prophecy Club Radio Program of May 3rd and 4th, 2012 on Isaiah 24 Prophecy, the Two Witnesses, and the Rapture

A. Isaiah 24 Prophecy

 
    I have been listening to the above radio program over 9860 KHz at 9 p. m. Central Time during the last two days about the above prophecies. Did you folks of the Prophecy Club not hear of the visions of Evangelist David Terrell of Dallas Texas and of Mother Shipton? They both had similar visions as seen or described by Isaiah in his chapter 24.
   David Terrell saw a comet breaking up into several pieces and one piece was one hundred by fifty miles wide. This piece apparently will land into the Atlantic Ocean, while the front piece will land somewhere in Canada, maybe in the northern area, another piece will land in the Gulf of Mexico. He then saw the Earth turned upside down.
   Mother Shipton of about four or five hundred years ago saw what she described as a dragon circling the Earth seven times in six days. It apparently crashes and then it turns the world upside down.
   It appears that what has been called "Planet X" is really that coming comet which is only about one hundred miles in diameter, but big enough to turn the world upside down.
   A creation science article of many years ago pointed out that the markings on the ground about the sun dial poles of Egypt and many other places in the world show that our world was at a little different slant before the Deluge of Noah than it is now. It shifted about seven degrees. Another scientist in the seventeen hundreds found a manuscript in Europe that said that while Noah's family was preparing the Ark for their family and the animals, a comet was seen in their sky for thirty days[before the rain started to pour down]. This most likely crashed into the Earth and gave the reason for the wobble in the orbit of our planet Earth now.

B. The Two Witnesses/the Two Prophets
 
    You mentioned something about what the two witnesses are about. At the moment, I can not afford your book or DVD on the topic. So I will just give you my idea about who or what they are. I believe they are going to be a man and woman married couple trying to reveal the truth about the faith that was once given to the saints of old. Through their testimony and witnessing in person and through a website or two plus through radio or television broadcasting or announcements they will try to show light on the real meanings of disputed or misunderstood Bible words and topics that have been dividing the Church too much. Then one day, one of them or both of them will be in a meeting of the above mentioned David Terrell who will announce that one or more of the witnesses is present in the meeting. Shortly after this, the two prophets (Rev. 11:10) will travel to Jerusalem where there will be a terrorist attack and they then get killed. After lying dead on the street for 3 1/2 days during the terrorist attack God suddenly raises them from the dead.
    Why? Perhaps to prove the veracity of the Holy Bible and to verify there is a Hell and a Heaven to all the unbelievers.
    I had two dreams about the above information many years ago. One about David Terrell and the other about a terrorist attack. Whether this was of God, I do not know. We will very likely find out shortly.
    Hopefully this event will happen this year but it may not happen for two or more months, that is, if it will happen this year.
 
C. The Rapture
 
    One more thing, about the so-called rapture. In Matthew 13, Jesus said that the evil ones go first and in Mt. 5 that the meek will inherit the Earth, not the evil ones. In other words the common rapture story is a lie from Hell to get the Church to not be concerned about winning the lost for Jesus and about the growing bad conditions of the world.

Respectfully yours,
Clifford Besson
http://Truthandlightministries.org  (Note: no www) or http://tlm55.org
 
       
Christian Living:
Traits of the Self Life
by anonymous
 
“Search me, O God, and know my heart; try me and know my thoughts and see if there be any wicked way in me.” (Psalm 139:23-24)
The following are some of the features and manifestations of the self-life. The Spirit alone can interpret and apply this to your individual case. As you read, examine yourself as if in the immediate presence of God.
Are you ever conscious of: A secret spirit of pride – an exalted feeling, in view of your success or position; because of your good training and appearance; because of your natural gifts and abilities. An important independent spirit. Stiffness and preciseness?
Love of human praise; a secret fondness to be noticed; love of supremacy, drawing attention to self in conversation; a swelling out of self when you have had a free time in speaking or praying?
The stirrings of anger or impatience, which, worst of all, you call nervousness or holy indignation; a touchy, sensitive spirit; a disposition to resent and retaliate when disapproved of or contradicted; a desire to throw sharp, heated flings at another?
Self-will; a stubborn, unteachable spirit; an arguing, talkative spirit; harsh, sarcastic expressions; an unyielding, headstrong disposition; a driving, commanding spirit; a disposition to critici[z]e and pick flaws when set aside and unnoticed; a peevish, fretful spirit; a disposition that loves to be coaxed and humored?
Carnal fear; a man-fearing spirit; a shrinking from reproach and duty; reasoning around your cross; a shrinking from doing your whole duty by those of wealth or position; a fearfulness that someone will offend and drive some prominent person away; a compromising spirit?
A jealous disposition, a secret spirit of envy shut up in your heart; an unpleasant sensation in view of the great prosperity and success of another; a disposition to speak of the faults and failings, rather than the gifts and virtues, of those more talented and appreciated than yourself?
A dishonest, deceitful disposition; the evading and covering of the truth; the covering up of your real faults; the leaving of  a better impression of yourself than is strictly true; false humility; exaggeration; straining the truth?
Unbelief; a spirit of discouragement in times of pressure and opposition; lack of quietness and confidence in God; lack of faith and trust in God; a disposition to worry and complain in the midst of pain, poverty, or at the dispensations of Divine Providence; an over-anxious feeling whether everything will come out all right?
Formality and deadness; lack of concern for lost souls; dryness and indifference; lack of power with God?
Selfishness; love of ease; love of money?
These are some of the traits which generally indicate a carnal heart. By prayer, hold your heart open to the searchlight of God, until you see the groundwork thereof. The Holy Ghost will enable you, by confession and faith, to bring your “self-life” to the death. Do not patch over, but go to the bottom. It will pay.
 
Oh, to be saved from myself, dear Lord,
Oh, to be lost in Thee:
Oh, that it might be no more I,
But Christ that lives in me.
 
“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me” (Psalm 51:10).
[Then someone else added the following:]
Here is how you may deliver yourself - Fast and Pray[, repent of all your sins and forgive everyone and everything that may have wronged you,] commanding the devil to get out of your body [in Jesus’ name and by the Blood of the Lamb] in a loud voice, every 30 minutes till you are free, and get filled with the Holy Spirit, so the[ filthy spirits] cannot come back. [Then do your best with God’s help, to obey God’s Holy Spirit, to read God’s Holy Bible which is a mirror to the soul, to worship with other believers, and to pray without ceasing, practicing the presence of God.]
 
  From a tract of
Western Tract Mission
401 - 33rd St. West
Saskatoon, Sask., Can.
Submitted by Brother P. George Peters
 
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   A very good Christian Ministry: http://www.emmanuel.tv and http://www.scoan.org.

The Said Sixth and Seventh Books of Moses
by Clifford Besson

This book in previous editions “has become quite influential in American folk-magic, and has been extensively used by the Pennsylvania Dutch hexmeisters, Hoodoo practitioners, and African-American root workers. I hope that this corrected edition will be of interest to those who have suffered with the problems of prior editions, and I welcome all suggestions.” (Web site:
http://www.esotericarchives.com/moses/67moses.htm

Here is another website: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sixth_and_Seventh_Books_of_Moses

The above suggests the books are not really of the Superior One  at all, but just works of man to try to explain the tremendous miracles that the Superior One  performed at the requests of his prophets. The Superior One  performed these happenings through the working of his secret agents, his angels. Most often they are invisible and when invisible they are the Superior One’s Holy Spirit (see Hebrews 1:7; Isaiah 63:9-10; Exodus 33:14). The word spirit or Spirit means invisible or Invisible One but it could also mean a team of Invisibles Ones as a Holy Team of angels of the Superior One.

Consider this miracle that the Superior One  did for Elijah which was definitely not magic because it came right after a short prayer to the Superior Almighty,  to the Supreme One of the Universe.

 1Ki 18:36 And it came to pass at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that Elijah the prophet came near, and said, [Jehwah] [Superior One]  of Abraham, Isaac, and of Israel, let it be known this day that thou art [Superior One]  in Israel, and that I am thy servant, and that I have done all these things at thy word. (Ex 3:6; Nu 16:28; 1Ki 8:43; 2Ki 19:19; Ps 83:18)  37 Hear me, O [Jehwah], hear me, that this people may know that thou art the [Jehwah] [Superior One] , and that thou hast turned their heart back again. 38 Then the fire of the [Jehwah] fell, and consumed the burnt sacrifice, and the wood, and the stones, and the dust, and licked up the water that was in the trench. (Le 9:24; Jg 6:21; 1Ch 21:26; 2Ch 7:1; 1Co 16:24; 2Co 7:1)  39 And when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces: and they said, [Jehwah], he is [of the Superior Ones]; [Jehwah], he is of the Superior Ones]. Authorized Version with theological comments in the [ ] to make the Scriptures more understandable. (1Ki 18:21,24) (These Scriptures are from the Power BibleCD).
 
 The Real Date and Year of the Birth of the Messiah/Christ Jesus Now Revealed
by Clifford Besson

    A number of years ago it was revealed that Christ Jesus was born on the Festival of Purim (this means lots in Hebrew and see The Book of Esther, chapter 9, verses 20-30). This festival is a celebration of deliverance and of salvation from being exterminated by their enemies in the Persian Empire of a certain year under King Xerxes I (485-465 B. C. E.). This insight was revealed to Clifford Besson on 22 November 1970 after he prayed that God would reveal this event to him, as no one seemed to really know when Jesus was born.
    He got off his knees and went to his book shelf and took out a book on Religions of America. He immediately opened it up and it opened to the Festival of Purim, a two day festival. At first, it was of going door to door sharing booty with their neighbours after getting victory over their enemies. After that it was a time of festivals, of partying, of sharing, and of sending gifts of joy to their friends and the poor.
    No wonder there was no room in the inn in Bethlehem (Luke 2:7), it was because of so many people from the country side coming to visit their friends in the villages and towns to celebrate their Festival of Purim.
    At first Clifford did not know the year, so after some years trying to figure it out, he prayed again and within forty-eight hours or so, God revealed the year of 5 B. C.
    This was through an article in the Winnipeg Free Press in the January 8, 1976 issue (Vol. 83, No. 87, on page 21). The article was entitled "Yule star called a comet." This was the viewpoint of astrophysicist Paul Feldman from studying Chinese records of seeing a "broom star" [comet] which traveled for about thirty-five (35) days.
   This gave the magi on camels enough time to go to Jerusalem and Bethlehem to see the Christ child in the time of the year when shepherds would be watching their flocks at night (Luke 2:8), because of the new lambs being born.They arrived though when Jesus and his parents were lodging in a house (Matthew 3:9-11).
    The Festival of Purim occurred on February 23 of that year, which is during the winter time. As Jesus was of the Judeans and of the Hebrews, we should be remembering his birthday according to the Hebrew or Jewish calendar and their festival times. The Festival of Purim occurs one month before Passover.
    During the time of the birth of Jesus the Messiah, or Anointed One, the sun was crossing the area in the sky with the constellation Pisces (Fishes) from February 19 to March 20. Later on the Christians in the catacombs of ancient Rome used the drawing of a fish to indicate they were of the great fisher of men, Jesus.
   The spelling for the word fish in Greek is ichthys. An acronym for Iesous Christos Theou Hysios Soter, meaning Jesus Christ, of God the son Saviour.
   This sign of the constellation Pisces in the Zodiac in those days was to the Chaldeans the sign of the West and of the Mediterranean countries but to the Hebrews though, it was their sign of Israel and of their Messiah. This constellation stood at the end of the course of the sun and at the beginning of its new course through the Zodiac and of the heavens. They also saw it as the end of the old age and as the beginning of a new one. (Werner Keller, trans. William Neil, rev. Joachim Rehork and B. H. Rasmussen, The Bible As History, (New York: Bantam Books, rev. ed. 1982) p. 364). .
 
 

Is There Really a Mandela Effect in the Bible?

C. Besson

A number of years ago I heard a prophecy that the heroes of our nations would be denigrated. This might even be in the book Nineteen Eighty-four 1984 by George Orwell

With Regards to the Bible Here are Some Passages that have been said to have been Altered but is it true though?

Consider Isaiah 11:6 The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Isa 65:25; Eze 34:25; Ho 2:18

In other translations from the Hebrew of about A. D. 1000:

Isa 11:6 (KJV) The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Isa 11:6 (ASV) And the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Isa 11:6 (BBE) And the wolf will be living with the lamb, and the leopard will take his rest with the young goat; and the lion will take grass for food like the ox; and the young lion will go with the young ones of the herd; and a little child will be their guide.

Isa 11:6 (DBY) The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the young lion and the fatted beast together, and a little child shall lead them.

Isa 11:6 (MKJV) Also the wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the cub lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Isa 11:6 (NKJV) "The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, The leopard shall lie down with the young goat, The calf and the young lion and the fatling together; And a little child shall lead them.

Isa 11:6 (RSV) The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them.

Isa 11:6 (SRV18) Morará el lobo con el cordero, y el tigre con el cabrito se acostará: el becerro, y el león, y la bestia doméstica andarán juntos, y [un] niño los pastoreará.

Isa 11:6 (WEB) The wolf will live with the lamb, and the leopard will lie down with the young goat; The calf, the young lion, and the fattened calf together; and a little child will lead them.

Isa 11:6 (Young's Literal Translation (YLT)) And a wolf hath sojourned with a lamb, And a leopard with a kid doth lie down, And calf, and young lion, and fatling [are] together, And a little youth is leader over them.#a 11:6 (KJV) The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together; and a little child shall lead them.

Isa 11:6 (The Dead Sea Scrolls Bible) The wolf will live with the lamb, and the leopard will lie down234 with the kid; and the calf and the young lion will graze235 together; and a little child will herd them.


In translations from the Septuagint (Greek translations from the Hebrew about 285 BCE:

Isa 11:6 (Septuagint: NETS) And the wolf shall graze with the lamb, and the leopard shall rest with the kid, and the calf and the bull and the lion shall graze together, and a little child shall lead them.


In an English translation from the Aramaic which was made about 400 BCE during the dispersion of the Israelites.

Isa 11:6 (Lamsa Version) The wolf shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid; and the calf and the young lion and the ox shall feed together; and a little child shall lead them.


A Similar Passage from a Different Chapter


Isa 65:25 (KJV) The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the bullock: and dust [shall be] the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith the LORD.

Isa 65:25 (ASV) The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith Jehovah.

Isa 65:25 (BBE) The wolf and the lamb will take their food together, and the lion will make a meal of grass like the ox: but dust will be the snake's food. There will be no cause of pain or destruction in all my holy mountain, says the Lord.

Isa 65:25 (DBY) The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's meat. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, saith Jehovah.

Isa 65:25 (MKJV) The wolf and the lamb will feed together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox; and dust [will be] the food of the snake. They will not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain, says the LORD.

Isa 65:25 (MNT) -

Isa 65:25 (NKJV) The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, The lion shall eat straw like the ox, And dust [shall be] the serpent's food. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all My holy mountain," Says the LORD.

Isa 65:25 (RSV) The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not hurt or destroy in all my holy mountain, says the LORD."

Isa 65:25 (SRV18) El lobo y el cordero serán apacentados juntos, y el león comerá paja como el buey, y a la serpiente el polvo [será] su comida: no afligirán, ni harán mal en todo mi santo monte, dijo Jehová.

Isa 65:25 (TCNT) -

Isa 65:25 (WEB) The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, says Yahweh.

Isa 65:25 (WNT)

Isa 65:25 (YLT) Wolf and lamb do feed as one, And a lion as an ox eateth straw, As to the serpent--dust [is] its food, They do no evil, nor destroy, In all My holy mountain, said Jehovah!


Then from the Septuagint (Charles Thomson, ed. C. A. Muses, 1954)

Then shall the wolves and the lambs feed together: and the lion shall eat straw like the ox. But the serpents shall eat dust as bread. They shall not hurt, nor shall they destroy on My holy mountain, saith the Lord.


From the Aramaic Peshitta (Lamsa translation copyrighted 1940)

The wolf and the lamb shall feed together, and the lion shall eat straw like the ox; and dust shall be the serpent's food. They shall not hurt nor destroy in all my holy mountain, says the LORD.


2Wolf, ravenous, Gen. 49:27 [Benjamin is a plundering wolf . . ..] . . . FIGURATIVE: Of the enemies of the righteous, Matt 7:15; 10:16; John 10:12; Acts 20:29. Of the reconciling power of the gospel. Isa. 11:6. (Nave's Topical Bible p. 1412)


“Lion, King of beasts, Mic. 5:8 . . .FIGURATIVE: Of a ruler's wrath, Prov. 19:12; . . . of Satan, 1 Pet. 5:8; . . .SYMBOLICAL: Gen. 49:9; [Judah is a lion's welp; . . . .” (Nave's, p. 799)


From the above, it appears that the conception of the Bible supposedly saying that a lion and a child or lamb would be sitting down together was probably from someone's painting. It would be easier for a painter to paint a lion lying down next to a lamb or child than of having them standing up or walking about with the same.

See this picture and comments: http://www.amazingfacts.org/news-and-features/inside-report/magazine/id/10800/t/the-lion-and-the-lamb-pictures-of-paradise and http://www.gotquestions.org/Lion-and-the-Lamb.html


Luke 17:31 In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop, and his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away: and he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back. (AV)

Lu 17:31 in that day, he who shall be on the house top, and his vessels in the house, let him not come down to take them away; and he in the field, in like manner, let him not turn backward; (YLT) [both of the above are from the Greek translation scriptures from the Aramaic]

Lu 17:31 In that day, he who is on the roof with his possessions in the house, let him not come down to take them, and he who is in the field, let him not turn back. (The Hebraic-Roots Version Scriptures [from the Aramaic])

Lu 19:23 Wherefore then gavest not thou my money into the bank, that at my coming I might have required mine own with usury? {money: Gr. silver} (KJV)

23 and wherefore didst thou not give my money to the bank, and I, having come, with interest might have received it? (YLT)

23 Why did you not put my money into the broker's hands, that when I returned. I might have demand it back with interest? (The Aramaic Gospels and Acts Text and Translation by Joseph Pashka, 2003) The Hebraic-Roots has exchange.

Lu 19:27 But those mine enemies, which would not that I should reign over them, bring hither, and slay them before me. (KJV)

27 but those my enemies, who did not wish me to reign over them, bring hither and slay before me.' (YLT)

27 But as for those my enemies, who would not have me rule over them, bring them and kill them in front of me. (The Aramaic Gospels . . .)

Mt 25:27 Thou oughtest therefore to have put my money to the exchangers, and then at my coming I should have received mine own with usury. (KJV)

27 it behoved thee then to put my money to the money-lenders, and having come I had received mine own with increase. (YLT) 3

27 therefore, you should have given my wealth to my money-changers so that at my coming I would have received what is mine with profit. (Hebrew Gospel of Matthew [manuscripts from about A. D. 1400 and translation into English] by George Howard, 2002)

27 you should have put my money on deposit and that I might have come back and recovered my property with interest. (The Aramaic Gospels . . . )

Mr 2:22 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles: else the new wine doth burst the bottles, and the wine is spilled, and the bottles will be marred: but new wine must be put into new bottles. {bottles: or, sacks of skin} (KJV)

22 and no one doth put new wine into old skins, and if not--the new wine doth burst the skins, and the wine is poured out, and the skins will be destroyed; but new wine into new skins is to be put.' (YLT)

22 And no one puts new wine into old wineskins, lest the wine ruptures the wineskins, and the wineskins be ruined, and the wine spilled; so they put new wine into new wineskins. (The Aramaic G. . .) (Glenn David Bauscher's translation from the Aramaic also uses wineskins.)

Mt 9:17 Neither do men put new wine into old bottles: else the bottles break, and the wine runneth out, and the bottles perish: but they put new wine into new bottles, and both are preserved. {bottles: or, sacks of skin, or, leather} (KJV)

17 `Nor do they put new wine into old skins, and if not--the skins burst, and the wine doth run out, and the skins are destroyed, but they put new wine into new skins, and both are preserved together.' (YLT)

(Hebrew Gospel . . . has vessels) (Aramaic Gospels . . . has wineskins)

Luke 5:37 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles; else the new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish. (KJV)

37 `And no one doth put new wine into old skins, and if otherwise, the new wine will burst the skins, and itself will be poured out, and the skins will be destroyed; (YLT)

38 But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved. (KJV)

38 but new wine into new skins is to be put, and both are preserved together; (YLT)

(The Aramaic Gospels . . . has wineskins)

This section on the bottles, skins, vessels, or wineskins mean essentially the same thing except the word bottle tends to make people of our era think or picture glass bottles but when the old King James translation was prepared in 1611 and the present edition of 1769 vessels that could carry liquids were called bottles, whether they were made of clay or of skins.

BOT'TLE, n.

1. A hollow vessel of glass, wood, leather or other material, with a narrow mouth, for holding and carrying liquors. The oriental nations use skins or leather for the conveyance of liquors; and of this kind are the bottles mentioned in scripture. "Put new wine into bottles." In Europe and America, glass is used for liquors of all kinds; and farmers use small cags or hollow vessels of wood. The small kinds of glass bottles are called vials or phials.


2. The contents of a bottle; as much as a bottle contains; but from the size of bottles used for wine, porter and cyder, a bottle is nearly a quart; as a bottle of wine or a porter.

(from Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of American English)

 
  

Immaculate Conception:

A Revelation that Makes Real Sense

by C. Besson

Yes, the Mother of Jesus was born with “immaculate conception” but so were you.

Psalm 8:2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. Matthew 21:16 And said unto him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?

In other words, an infant can not be sinful. Now consider this: a child is one who is between infancy and youth, while a youth is one who is in the time of life between childhood and maturity.

Genesis 8:21 And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done. Psalm 25:7 Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD. Matthew 19:13 Then were there brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them, and pray: and the disciples rebuked them. 14 But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.

As seen above, small children or infants are sinless.

The above insight and revelation was given to Brother Remi Labossiere after simply asking God about whether the birth of Mary, the mother of Jesus was by “Immaculate Conception.”
 
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The Book of Jubilees and the Sabbath

Here is an enlightening quotation from The Book of Jubilees on the Sabbath, from http://wesley.nnu.edu/sermons-essays-books/noncanonical-literature/noncanonical-literature-ot-pseudepigrapha/the-book-of-jubilees/

An Introduction

By Clifford Besson

The so-called experts on ancient literature and the Bible claim that the original Book of Jubilees was written within two hundred years before Jesus was born but they do not realize that the history of writing started during the life time of Cainan, son of Enosh, son of Seth, son of Adam (when Adam was about (not a hundred and) thirty years out of the Garden of Eden, according to the 2nd Book of Adam and Eve, chapter one).

The Book of Jasher (the English translation from the Hebrew that was published in 1840 by M. M. Noah and A. S. Gould in New York) says in Chapter II:13 “And in those days [when he was forty years of age, in the 265th year of Adam and Eve] Cainan wrote upon tablets of stone, what was to take place in time to come, and he put them in his treasures.”

So when the Book of Jubilees said that God told Moses through an angel to write the information found in this book, while he was up in the mountain with God for forty days and nights, why would this not be right or correct. Moses was an educated man, being brought up in a palace in Egypt, he must have been able to read and write. He could have also have read the Books of Adam and Eve, the preliminary first sixty-five chapters of the Book of Jasher, and the Books of Enoch which were probably in the libraries of Egypt. From my study of a chronology of the Bible times from Adam and Eve, the information in the Book of Jubilees of the seven years (chapter III:12) and three months and one day into the fourth month (chapter III:28), when they were put out of the Garden of Eden were critical or very necessary in my early work on a chronology from Adam and Eve on to the divided kingdom. I found with God’s help and the Thompson Chain Reference Bible that Adam and Eve were created in 3,888 B. C. and put out of the Garden of Eden on about the first of February, 3,880 B. C.

Chapter II: verse 15 him dominion. And these four kinds He created on the sixth day. And there were altogether 16 two and twenty kinds. And He finished all his work on the sixth day -all that is in the heavens and on the earth, and in the seas and in the abysses, and in the light and in the darkness, and in 17 everything. And He gave us a great sign, the Sabbath day, that we should work six days, but 18 keep Sabbath on the seventh day from all work. And all the angels of the presence, and all the angels of sanctification, these two great classes -He hath bidden us to keep the Sabbath with Him 19 in heaven and on earth. And He said unto us: 'Behold, I will separate unto Myself a people from among all the peoples, and these shall keep the Sabbath day, and I will sanctify them unto Myself as My people, and will bless them; as I have sanctified the Sabbath day and do sanctify (it) unto 20 Myself, even so will I bless them, and they shall be My people and I will be their God. And I have chosen the seed of Jacob from amongst all that I have seen, and have written him down as My first-born son, and have sanctified him unto Myself for ever and ever; and I will teach them the 21 Sabbath day, that they may keep Sabbath thereon from all work.' And thus He created therein a sign in accordance with which they should keep Sabbath with us on the seventh day, to eat and to drink, and to bless Him who has created all things as He has blessed and sanctified unto Himself 22 a peculiar people above all peoples, and that they should keep Sabbath together with us. And He caused His commands to ascend as a sweet savour acceptable before Him all the days . . . 23 There (were) two and twenty heads of mankind from Adam to Jacob, and two and twenty kinds of work were made until the seventh day; this is blessed and holy; and the former also is blessed and 24 holy; and this one serves with that one for sanctification and blessing. And to this (Jacob and his seed) it was granted that they should always be the blessed and holy ones of the first testimony 25 and law, even as He had sanctified and blessed the Sabbath day on the seventh day. He created heaven and earth and everything that He created in six days, and God made the seventh day holy, for all His works; therefore, He commanded on its behalf that, whoever does any work thereon 26 shall die, and that he who defiles it shall surely die. Wherefore do thou command the children of Israel to observe this day that they may keep it holy and not do thereon any work, and not to 27 defile it, as it is holier than all other days. And whoever profanes it shall surely die, and whoever does thereon any work shall surely die eternally, that the children of Israel may observe this day throughout their generations, and not be rooted out of the land; for it is a holy day and a blessed 28 day. And every one who observes it and keeps Sabbath thereon from all his work, will be holy and 29 blessed throughout all days like unto us [angels]. Declare and say to the children of Israel the law of this day both that they should keep Sabbath thereon, and that they should not forsake it in the error of their hearts; (and) that it is not lawful to do any work thereon which is unseemly, to do thereon their own pleasure, and that they should not prepare thereon anything to be eaten or drunk, and (that it is not lawful) to draw water, or bring in or take out thereon through their gates any burden, 30 which they had not prepared for themselves on the sixth day in their dwellings. And they shall not bring in nor take out from house to house on that day; for that day is more holy and blessed than any jubilee day of the jubilees; on this we kept Sabbath in the heavens before it was made 31 known to any flesh to keep Sabbath thereon on the earth. And the Creator of all things blessed it, but he did not sanctify all peoples and nations to keep Sabbath thereon, but Israel alone: them 32 alone he permitted to eat and drink and to keep Sabbath thereon on the earth. And the Creator of all things blessed this day which He had created for blessing and holiness and glory above all 33 days. This law and testimony was given to the children of Israel as a law for ever unto their generations.

[We as Christians, while being in Christ, have been grafted into the line of Abraham as spiritual Israel, one who will rule as a mighty one with God. See Jeremiah 31:31-34, Romans 9:24-26; 10:19, 20, Galatians 3:26-29, 6:16, Ephesians 2:11, 12, We are the called ones or elected ones (Romans 11:7, 11-30, Ephesians 3:6. We should therefore be obeying God’s fourth commandment rather than the Roman Catholic precept instituted in A. D. 321.

In A.D. 325, Pope Sylvester officially named Sunday “the Lord’s Day,” and in A.D. 338, Eusebius, the court bishop of Constantine, wrote, “All things whatsoever that it was the duty to do on the Sabbath (the seventh day of the week) we (Constantine, Eusebius, and other bishops) have transferred to the Lord’s Day (the first day of the week) as more appropriately belonging to it.”

Instead of the humble lives of persecution and self-sacrifice led by the apostles, church leaders now exalted themselves to the place of God. “This is the spirit of the antichrist, which you have heard is coming and even now is already in the world” (1 John 4:3).

In the Convert’s Catechism of Catholic Doctrine, we read:

Q. Which is the Sabbath day?
A. Saturday is the Sabbath day.
Q. Why do we observe Sunday instead of Saturday?
A. We observe Sunday instead of Saturday because the Catholic Church, in the Council of Laodicea, (AD 336) transferred the solemnity from Saturday to Sunday….
Q. Why did the Catholic Church substitute Sunday for Saturday?
A. The Church substituted Sunday for Saturday, because Christ rose from the dead on a Sunday, and the Holy Ghost descended upon the Apostles on a Sunday.
Q. By what authority did the Church substitute Sunday for Saturday?
A. The Church substituted Sunday for Saturday by the plenitude of that divine power which Jesus Christ bestowed upon her!
—Rev. Peter Geiermann, C.SS.R., (1946), p. 50. And the above quotes are from

http://www.sabbathtruth.com/free-resources/article-library/id/916/catholic-church-admits-they-made-the-change

During the last many years I heard one or more preachers saying that because the Sun starts going down a moment after noon time then that must be when evening starts and therefore a new day begins for in

Genesis 1:5 And God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And the evening and the morning were the first day. Gen 1:8 And God called the firmament Heaven. And the evening and the morning were the second day. Gen 1:13 And the evening and the morning were the third day. Etc.

Not knowing whether this was true or not, I sought and sought for Scripture that would make it clear as to when a new day or when a Sabbath day began or ended. On my search one day during the last few months I came across the following verse as one evidence and a major evidence as to when a day ends and a new one begins. I also found the next verse about evening till evening.

Nehemiah 13:19 And it came to pass, that when the gates of Jerusalem began to be dark before the sabbath, I commanded that the gates should be shut, and charged that they should not be opened till after the sabbath: and some of my servants set I at the gates, that there should no burden be brought in on the sabbath day.

Leviticus 23:32 It shall be unto you a sabbath of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: in the ninth day of the month at even, from even unto even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath.

The word above called even is simply an archaic word for evening or eve and what does it mean:

e·ven2 (vÃn), n. Archaic.

evening; eve.

[bef. 950; ME; OE %fen; akin to G Abend, OFris "vend. See EVENING]

eve·ning ("vÆning), n.

1. the latter part of the day and early part of the night.

2. the period from sunset to bedtime: He spent the evenings reading.

3. Chiefly Midland and Southern U.S. the time between noon and sunset, including the afternoon and twilight.

4. any concluding or declining period: the evening of life.

5. an evening's reception or entertainment: Their evenings at home were attended by the socially prominent.

adj.

6. of or pertaining to evening: The evening sky shone with stars.

7. occurring or seen in the evening: the evening mist.

[bef. 1000; ME; OE %fnung, equiv. to %fn(ian) draw toward evening + -ung n. suffix]

Syn.1. eventide, dusk, twilight, gloaming, nightfall.

(Random House Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary)

Though the third definition mentions noon and sunset, including the afternoon and twilight, that is just a local meaning for that part of the world but the Authorized Version was prepared hundreds of years ago in the United Kingdom for the whole English speaking world so the other meanings must apply. Furthermore, Strong’s Hebrew Dictionary says that the Hebrew word translated even or evening here is #06153, bre eh’-reb from 6150, dusk: dusk--+day, even(ing, tide), night. 06150. which is bre `arab, aw-rab' a primitive root (identical with 6148 through the idea of covering with a texture); to grow dusky at sundown:--be darkened, (toward) evening.

So one can see therefore that a day ends when it starts getting very noticeably dark and not after noon time or at sunset.

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Regarding the Rapture: A Letter to a Popular TV Preacher, Brother Dr. Jack Van Impe

by Clifford Besson on 28 & 29 October 2016

Confusions Concerning the Rapture and the State of the Dead

 The following remarks are just some brief comments, since they were written to the brother through a contact form on his website. A few improvements have been made from the original. Obviously this writer disagreed with the remarks on the rapture made by Van Impe. Do you agree with the following? If not, why not?

   Regarding the rapture: (1) Please consider first what Jesus taught in Mt 13:30 and 46 that the wicked get removed first from the righteous so that the meek shall inherit the Earth (Mt 5:5). (2) Jesus has been reigning in his spiritual kingdom since he first started doing miracles: See Mar_9:1 ". . . they shall see the kingdom of God to be coming with power." (3) The reign of 1,000 years was not of Christ but of the beheaded martyrs reigning with Christ for the 1,000 years (Rev 20:4). (4) Note that each one of us will be going to Heaven or raptured in his own timing or order (1 Co 15:23) for "if the dead rise not? let us eat and drink; for to morrow we die." (1 Co 15:32). (5) The kingdom of God is a spiritual kingdom for "flesh and blood cannot inherit" it (1 Co 15:50). (6) Note that "at the last trump" (1 Co 15:52) could be referring to the last trumpet call any of us might ever hear when we are about to die or while dying, for the Scripture says in the Greek "a trumpet shall sound" not "the trumpet . . ." Besides this Rev 7:9ff says "a great multitude, which no man could number" who came out of great tribulation (7:14) and Rev 6:9 says "the souls of them that were slain for the word of God . . . cried . . . How long dost thou not judge and avenge our blood . . . . In other words those who died in the Lord have already been raptured or carried off to Heaven by God's angels and are in Heaven right now (6:10). (7) In 1 Thes 4:13-17 teaches that those who [appear to be] sleeping in Christ Jesus are really dead in our realm or under the Sun but alive in the spiritual realm in Heaven, because they will come with Jesus in the air (vs 14) and we who remain will not be preceding them that are already dead or 'asleep' "For the Lord himself shall descend . . . with a shout, . . . and with [a] [no 'the' in the Greek] trump of God: and the dead in Christ [shall have risen or "will arise" (Etheridge New Testament from the Aramaic)] first. (8) Note that the descent from Heaven of Jesus and his beloved saints who will be following him is not to the ground on planet Earth but just down into our air firmament where the clouds are, for we who are still on Earth shall suddenly "be caught up together with them in the clouds" who just came with Jesus (vs. 14). (9) In other words there will be no fleshly reign of Christ and his followers on Earth before the above descent or after. (10) Before the "Second coming to this Earth" there is yet to be the witness of the two saints or anointed ones of Zech 4:14 (called 'prophets' in Rev 11:10) and of the revival of Rev 11:15. (11) There is also the coming comet of Isaiah 24 that is going to turn the Earth upside down and make it rock to and fro like a drunkard. See "Mother Shipton" on the Internet and the vision of prophet David Terrell of Dallas, Texas. This may be coming within the next seven years of this present age of tribulation because of troubles of the globalists, of Communism, and of Islam. (12) Please pray about this interpretation and if you then think it is true then correct your teachings of the escape plan for Christians which tends to put Christians on a careless attitude concerning the rest of mankind who are not yet saved. Some believe that the regularly taught Rapture theory is that of the Devil. Please be warned. Prove all things. (13) I believe that WWIII will be very shortly just before the coming comet of Isaiah 24 hits the Earth, for after that, there would be likely no hope of success in a war against the U. S. A. or any other nation for maybe years. Possibly only 1/6 of the residents of the Earth will survive this calamity. (14) For a real prophet of God please go to http://www.scoan.org and http://www.emmanuel.com.

    (15) The next morning after writing the above I turned on my television and a gospel program was on from Satellite Galaxy 19 and it was on with more comments on the state of the dead.  This then reminded me of General William Booth of the Salvation Army and one of his seven published visions which was on the coming of Jesus. It is called In Heaven, but not of Heaven. It can be found at http://www.salvationfactory.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Visions-In-Heaven-But-Not-Of-Heaven.pdf.

   (16) This chapter of the major book on Visions mentions that William Booth found himself in a forecourt of Heaven as a regular church member but he seemed to be alone there. Like at first, there was no big welcoming committer until after about a half hour, after some saints came to him to ask him if he had witnessed to their relatives in hospitals, in their homes, or to their lost church members. He had not and was embarrassed and wished to be able to go back to Earth and really work hard at savings souls. He then saw a great brightness in the sky coming to where he was. It was like a white cloud of witnesses (Hebrews 12:1) in the air following Jesus (1 Thes. 4:14), as he was coming to meet the saints (1 Thes. 4:16, 17) that were arriving into the heavenly area of Sheol (a two part unseen region or world for the good and bad for those who die).
   In the center of the crowd of witnesses, this person met Jesus. Jesus realized how unworthy he felt, so he suddenly gave him his wish to be back on Earth.
   (17) Notice that God was showing General William Booth that the saints are already in Heaven and that is why we who remain will not be preceding those who already died. 

   (18) There are other evidences of saints not just sleeping in the grave but are enjoying life in Heaven for 2Co 5:8 “We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” Then 2Co 12:2 is on the third Heaven. Mr 16:5 “And entering into the sepulchre, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, clothed in a long white garment; and they were affrighted.” Re 19:10 “And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.” Re 22:9 “Then saith he unto me, See thou do it not: for I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren the prophets, and of them which keep the sayings of this book: worship God.”

   (19) Years ago there was a retired preacher in Winnipeg, Pastor John Lavine. He told of how a child of about twelve years old met him at his church on the prairies in Canada and told him that another pastor of his same denomination had come with a truck and picked up all his sheep before he got there. He wanted to make a big impression on his church headquarters by taking a picture of brother Lavine's church members along with his. John turned around and told his family what the young lady had just told him and then he turned back to thank the girl and found that she had disappeared.

   (20) A major part of the confusion concerning the hereafter is that the translators of the Authorized Version did not realize that Sheol consisted of two compartments, one for the saints and one for sinners that never got converted.

   (21) The Hebrew word Sheol is for the unseen world while the word Queber is for the grave or sepulchre. Note: [1]Sheol is never in the plural, [2] the body never goes there, [3] it is not on the face of the Earth, [4] there is no individual's Sheol, [5] man never puts anyone into it, [6] man never digs or makes a Sheol, and [7] man is never written to have touched it.
   (22) With regards to Queber though: [1] it is in the plural 29 times, [2] the body goes there 37 times, [3] it is located on Earth 32 times, [4] it speaks of individuals having Quebers 44 times, [5] man puts quebers on Earth 33 times, [6] man digs or makes it 6 times, and [7] man can touch it 5 times. "Queber is only twice mentioned when from one to seven of these points are not found in connection with it." These facts and points are from Life and Death by Martin Bergh of Calgary, Alberta.

   (23) Now concerning rising on the last day see how Jesus contradicted Martha's beliefs John 11:24 "Martha saith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day." 25 Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: 26 And whosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this? Everyone has their last day and since they die in order of first to last to live they all do it on their own last days.

   (24) About two years ago I picked up a 'hitch hiker' with my car and asked him if he knew how to get to Heaven and he said he did because he had been there. I asked him how that happened. He said while relieving himself in the day time in some woods off from the highway north of McCreary, Manitoba, a deer charged at him and hit him in his chest with its horns. Before he could stop the bleeding he died and ended up in the bad part of Sheol in the Lake of Fire up to just below his knees. He said that he thought that the Bible said one could see Heaven or Paradise from the Gates of Hell, so he quickly found a gate and met another man there. They talked for a moment and they both climbed over the gate and saw Paradise in the distance but as they walked towards it, there was a large lake in the way. They looked and there was a boatman rowing a boat to them, to pick them up. He explained the way of salvation to them and brought them to the other side. Jacob Shannacappo soon met his father, his baby that died very young, and other relatives and loved ones who made it to Paradise and then he met Jesus who said, "Your four year old son has been praying for his daddy. Should I answer his prayers?" Jacob said, "Yes." He suddenly found himself back in the snow in the dark in his injured lifeless body. He later hitched hiked home to Skownan, Manitoba. Got prayed for his wounds and started to worship God. About a year later I met the man again on the highway. He also said that he sometimes meets the other man at tent crusades in Manitoba.

 Poor Teaching and Preaching

Resulted in One Dead Boy and
 
Ended a Crusade
by Clifford Besson

When I went to the Salvation Army Winnipeg Citadel Corps about thirty or so years ago, I met a very nice elderly humble couple who visited us that Sunday. They told me that they went to the meetings of Evangelist Valdez during January 1952. The evangelist had great faith and asked for the audience to pray with him for a child with a deformed leg or body, who only had one normal leg. The other was either not there or was just very miniature. After much praying for the child for perhaps a number of minutes, suddenly the audience heard a bang and they looked at the stage. The boy had now two normal legs.

Shortly after my new friends saw many miracles during that crusade they went home and believed that every unseen being or spirit that talked to them were of God. So that when they heard a voice that talked to them about sacrificing their son as a sign of obedience to God as Abraham was tried, they did that very thing. I believe it was the lady who did the killing of their son, thinking that this request was really from God. I guess it was the next day, that they realized that they foolishly had killed their son. 

They or somebody else reported the death to the Winnipeg police. The police arrested them and they were put in prison. The police blamed the evangelist and the preacher and his team had to leave the city almost immediately.

In a way, it was the fault of the preacher and of the church of that day, for they neglected to warn people that not all voices or "leadings of God" are of God. The voices of the spiritual beings that one might hear at times, must be in accordance to the Holy Bible. God is a God of love and he would not tell anyone through the Holy Spirit or an unseen Holy Angel, a prophet, or a preacher to do something which is against the laws of God or of the land unless the law of the land is against the instructions of the Bible. In this case, for example, the Bible says that one should not murder anyone (Exodus 20:13; Deuteronomy 5:17; Matthew 5:21, & Romans 13:9).

The preacher should have warned the audience with words like this from the Bible: John 5:39 Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.
1Jo 4:1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. 1Th 5:21 Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. Ac 17:10 ¶ And the brethren immediately sent away Paul and Silas by night unto Berea: who coming thither went into the synagogue of the Jews.  11  These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so. 1Timothy 4:1 ¶ Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils; (AV) 1. Now the Spirit tells us explicitly that in the latter times some shall apostatize from the faith, and shall follow deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons; 2. Speaking lies in hypocrisy, their consciences having been cauterized with a hot iron; (Fred R. Coulter translation)  1 NOW the Spirit speaks expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, following after misleading spirits, and doctrines of devils. 2 Who with false appearance mislead and speak lies and are seared in their own conscience; (Lamsa translation from the Aramaic Peshitta); Mt 24:4 ¶ And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.  2Co 11:14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.

I am not saying that the evangelist A. C. Valdez Jr. and his father were false prophets, evangelists, preachers, or teachers but that they were not careful enough in their teachings and preaching. They should have been preaching to the most unlearned ones in the audience, like onto children to make it clear to them to prove all things. They should have even told the audience, do not even believe everything I say, check things out in case I have made a mistake. They should point out that the devil or evil spirits could try to deceive them to do wrong ungodly things and to not believe in God's word as found in the Holy Bible.

This is what then happened to that husband and wife, not realizing that the devil could impersonate God or the Holy Spirit and try to deceive them, which he did.

Below are two links to tremendous newspaper issues of 1952, high lighting a number of tremendous preachers of their day and of miracles that happened in Canada, U. S. A., New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa. These articles are an inspiration to myself and hopefully they will be to you as well.

http://healingandrevival.com/BioACVAldezSr.htm    http://www.ancientwells.org.au/Voice_of_Healing_files/1952%20March.pdf

Present day miracles are happening through these ministries as well: http://emmanuel.tv/ http://www.scoan.org/  http://www.jesusministries.org/ http://www.manmin.org/foreign/main.asp