Fred R. Coulter—November 16, 2013

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Let's come to Daniel 12. Remember what we covered last time (in part one this series) that God has to reveal these things. Jesus also told His disciples that they have heard things that even the prophets did not understand. When we come to the end-time, here is another promise. Daniel wanted to know, and God said he couldn't know.

Daniel 12:8: "But I heard, but did not understand…." When we realize that this is about 25-2600 years ago, I want us to realize what a great blessing it is of the things that we can now understand, even things that the apostles did not understand.

"…Then I said, 'O my lord, what shall be the end of these things?' And he… [the angel] …said, 'Go your way, Daniel, for the words are closed up and sealed until the time of the end'" (vs 8-9). There are many different aspects to the time of the end, as I pointed out in part one this series, concerning the birthright blessing coming to Ephraim and Manasseh. That began nearly 500 years ago.

Some things were gradually understood along the way, but then we come to the end, God wants us to know. A lot of the historic things that you find in commentaries, written by men 50 years ago, 100 years ago, 200 years ago, 300 years ago, especially when you read about the Mark of the Beast, there is no way they could have understood that it would be worldwide situation and that it really, really meant that you cannot buy and sell.

They had some partial understanding with Daniel; some partial understanding with the book of Revelation. But let's see the promise of God, v 10: "Many shall be purified, and made white, and refined…." That's the process of:

  • conversion
  • overcoming
  • being prepared for the Kingdom of God

A lot of things we are going to cover here, they didn't know, but they are still going to be in the Kingdom of God.

"…But the wicked shall do wickedly… [Don't we see this increasingly more and more? Yes, indeed!] …and none of the wicked shall understand…" (v 10). I've been reading, as you know, the book Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly. He only gave what the Catholic Church understands. He did quite well on some of the Scripture presentations, but everything else is pure Catholic doctrine.

"…but the wise shall understand" (v 10). Who are the wise? 'The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom' (Prov. 9:10)[transcriber's correction]. Those who keep the commandments of God will understand. Also, that includes the Holy Days as well as the Sabbath.

Now we understand that God gave the promise none of the wicked will understand, but the righteous shall understand, the wise. What did Jesus say about the wise man? Who is the wise man? The wise man builds his house upon the Rock, which is Christ! The foolish build it upon the ground.

I think today with this great debacle concerning ObamaCare, it's been revealed—because they have had them on television—that those who are the experts in these colleges and universities, the elite that people look to, are exactly what Rom. 1 says: they are fools. They profess themselves to be wise. God doesn't reveal these things to us because we are anything great of ourselves. We need to understand that. But in addition to the Holy Days, you've got to have the Calculated Hebrew Calendar. In Dan. 9 it tells us by the way that it is written that we must use the Calculated Hebrew Calendar.

Daniel 9:24: "'Seventy weeks are decreed upon your people and upon your Holy city to finish the transgression…" That could apply "…to finish the transgression…" concerning the city of Jerusalem and the temple, the 70 years it was prophesied to be. But to put an end to all transgression takes this out a very long way.

"…and to make an end of sin…" (v 24). What is that going to be? That's not going to be until after the fulfillment of the Last Great Day, which pictures all of those coming into the Kingdom of God and the wicked being destroyed.

Right here in Dan. 9 it reaches right back to Adam and Eve, comes forward to the time of Daniel and reaches clear to the end of the Millennium and the establishing of the new heavens and the new earth. So, this is a very broad, sweeping prophecy.

"…to make reconciliation for iniquity…" (v 24). That did not come until Christ came. That was the beginning of it, but that is not finished until the fulfillment of the Last Great Day.

"…to bring everlasting righteousness…" (v 24). That cannot be until the new heavens and new earth. It started with Christ, but that's just the start. This really reaches way out.

"…and to seal up the vision and prophecy, and to anoint the Most Holy" (v 24). All of these are not necessarily in chronological order. "…to seal up the vision and the prophecy…" means to give it, to preserve it, and then give understanding.

"…to anoint the Most Holy" was Christ! He was anointed before He went to the temptation with Satan the devil by the Holy Spirit that appeared in the form of a dove. That was the only sign that John the Baptist had concerning who the Messiah really was.

I'm sure the second anointing took place after Jesus was resurrected and presented Himself to God the Father. Will there be other minor anointings of Christ? We don't know!

Verse 25: "Know, therefore, and understand that from the going forth of the commandment to restore and to build Jerusalem, to Messiah the Prince, shall be… [this is critical in the Hebrew] …shall be seven weeks…" These weeks are called 'heptads,' which means a cycle of seven years. This has to do with the seven-year cycle and also the Jubilee. That is a key. If you don't know about the Hebrew calendar completely enough to understand how that works, then it's going to be very difficult to determine what this is.

Another clue. In the Hebrew, before it goes to the next section, there is a full stop. What does that mean? That means that there is a break in time from the ending of the 7 weeks to the beginning of the first week of the 62 weeks. That's where most commentaries fall down. This is why they come to the situation. This is where they make the mistake of which I put in the first edition of A Harmony of the Gospels, because it wasn't understood at the time I wrote A Harmony of the Gospels. That's why they come out with 31A.D. as the year of crucifixion, which it cannot be. They also bring that time down to the death of Christ. But we're going to see that first the Messiah must come, then His death

"…and sixty-two weeks. It shall be built again… [Jerusalem] …and the wall, even in troublous times" (v 25). This requires a coordination of Ezra and Nehemiah, as well as the book of Esther. So you get the right king, the right decree and the right year. That was not fully understood until access to these ancient writings was made available.

Concerning the Messiah, v 25: "…to Messiah the Prince, shall be seven weeks… [that's the building of Jerusalem] …and sixty-two weeks…." It's 62 weeks until the Messiah. From the beginning of the decree you have the 7 weeks, you have the 62. But remember, there's a break in time. Notice it doesn't say that at the end of 62 weeks Messiah will be cut off. It says it's 62 weeks until He appears. So you have to ask the question: When did He officially appear? That's keyed to these sequences of the 'heptad' weeks of seven years.
After 62 weeks—it doesn't tell us how long after—first He must appear at the end of 62 weeks, v 26: "And after sixty-two weeks Messiah shall be cut off but not for Himself…." Then it stops right there again and then we have the 70th week, which has never been fulfilled. That's yet ahead of us. We'll see part of that as we go through the 14 things necessary to take place before Christ returns.

"…And the people of the prince…" (v 26). This is defined as the one that we know as the beast (Rev. 13 and 17).

"…who shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary…" (v 26). There was a fore-type of that. That happened during the destruction of Jerusalem, 66-70A.D.

"…But his end shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined. And he shall confirm a covenant with many for one week…. [7 years] …And in the midst of week… [This is understood by even some of the Protestants that this relates to the coming beast. He's going to make a covenant that is to last for 7 years.] (notice that this is not from God): …And in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the offering to cease…" (vs 26-27).

We have in the Daniel/Revelation Series a giant chart that puts all of these days and everything together according to the Calculated Hebrew Calendar. You've heard the tribulation will last three and half years? We're going to see there will be three and half years of worldwide peace!

Notice how it's coming: "…and upon the wing of abominations… [Who is the mother of abominations? Babylon the Great!] …shall come one who makes desolate even until the consummation…." (v 27). That is the finish of the age of man. That's why one of the things that is important to understand is that the Jews are going to build another temple. If you go online and look on the Temple Institute, you will see they have a lot of things all ready to go. It will be built and we'll see other Scriptures showing that.

"…And the fully determined end which is decreed shall be poured out upon the desolator'" (v 27). That is the destruction of the beast and the false prophet (Rev. 19).

This is why understanding the Holy Days and the sequence of them and their meaning relating to the fulfilling of prophecy is so very, very important.

We're ready to start numbering those 14 things. Let's understand something very important: Jesus said, 'And when you see all these things'—that He described in Matt. 24—'then you know that the end is near.' You have to have all of them, not part of them. There have been some activities that could look like a partial fulfillment of it. The destruction of Jerusalem in 70A.D. was a partial fulfillment of it. But we will see that after John received the vision of the book of Revelation, then it presented some new problems that even he did not understand.

1. King of the South and the King of the North

Daniel 11:40: "And at the time of the end, the King of the South shall push at him…" Who is the King of the South? In its original fulfillment it was in Egypt. You had the King of the South there and then you had the King of the North up in the area of Syria. Dan. 10 and 11 shows all the different wars and treaties and things that they had leading up to this.

Then at the time of the end, the King of the South shall push at him. We look at the Middle East and we look at Europe. Remember the video we saw last week what is happening in Europe with the population and the Muslims. It's going to happen here as well.

The Muslims recently bought in Washington, D.C.—they paid $1-billion—a ten-acre area to build a gigantic mosque. Understand this: Wherever they build their mosques, that is a sign that they have conquered that area! Maybe not fully control it. Think about where these mosques are going. Then you tie everything else in with all the strangers within Europe, U.K. and the United States, and you see we are building up this thing so that it turn on us. When it does, it's going to be very, very terrible.

Here's what's the King of the South is going to do. We have a type of this with the Muslims and the Turks with Europe. And we had that with the Crusades. These were types of it. But that was not the complete fulfillment. The thing that is interesting to understand: you have partial fulfillments, you have cycles which look like it's fulfilling the Word of God, but unless you have the framework of the Holy Days you don't know.

"…the King of the South shall push at him. And the King of the North shall come against him like a whirlwind with chariots and with horsemen and with many ships; and he shall enter into the countries and shall overflow and sweep through" (v 40).

How close did we come in WWII to this? The Nazis came down and they took Greece; they had control of Italy; they took over some of the islands in the Mediterranean and they came down in North Africa, and they came very close to coming to Egypt, but they were stopped at El Alamein. Rommel was turned back there at that point. There were some who were preaching, even in the Radio Church of God at that time, that the end was going to come, because it was one of those cycles that almost completed this prophecy. But it didn't quite.

Many people don't realize that Hitler also inspired a lot of things in the Middle East, especially in Iraq and Iran. Iraq was allied with the Nazis. The Nazi plan was to come down from the north, out of the area of the Caucuses, and unite with the German armies coming through Egypt. Then they would control the whole Middle East.

That's the King of the North; the King of the South was really, really not there. Later, in our day, some of them said and wrote that when Sadam Hussein was at the height of his power Sadam Hussein was the King of the South. No, he wasn't! From Jerusalem he was east and north and south. But he wasn't the King of the South because the King of the South originally, at the beginning of these prophecies, was headquartered in Egypt.

So what are we looking at today? The whole Middle East is in turmoil. Europe has to face the Muslim problem. How they are going to do that, we don't know. Europe generally doesn't do anything without a crisis. They are reaching that point. That will bring about the coming of the beast.

What do the Muslims want to have in Egypt today? They want to have the ancient caliphate—the main central Muslim governing body—religious and civil, in Egypt. If you keep that mind and look at what is going on, especially in Egypt, and all the turmoil there, the reason that it hasn't happened yet is because it's not time. But they came very close to starting.

Remember after Morsi was elected as president of Egypt? What did he do? He started declaring himself as dictator. What happened? The people rose up. Now those plans have been canceled. But he was going to establish that tremendous caliphate right there through the power of the Muslim Brotherhood, right in Egypt. So, those things, as you look at them, tell us it's not time.

When the King of the North comes at him again; this will be the final thing. So, there's going to have to be a build-up of Europe, a build-up of the King of the South in the Middle East.

Verse 41: "He shall also enter into the glorious land, and many countries shall be overthrown. But these shall escape out of his hand: Edom… [Turkey] …and Moab… [east of Palestine] …and the chief of the children of Ammon…. [Jordan today] …And he shall stretch out his hand also upon the countries. And the land of Egypt shall not escape. But he shall have power over the treasures of gold and silver, and over all the precious things of Egypt. And the Libyans and the Ethiopians shall be at his steps. But tidings out of the east and out of the north shall alarm him" (vs 41-45).

2. A Time of Peace and Safety

Let's understand as we read: the beast power has to come into the fore. What was said of the beast in Rev 13? 'Who is able to make war against the beast?' There has to come a time of peace and security. That will probably be the first three and half years of the seven-year covenant. That covenant, when it's broken in the middle of 7 years[transcriber's correction] is when the King of the North comes down against the King of the South.

1-Thessalonians 5:3: "For when they say, 'Peace and security,' then sudden destruction will come upon them, as travail comes upon a woman who is with child; and they shall by no means escape. But you, brethren, are not in darkness that the day of the Lord should overtake you as a thief" (vs 3-4). This is talking about the things just before the Day of the Lord.

Combined with the rise of the King of the North, the rise of the King of the South, there's going to come a time when there will appear that men have come to the point of solving their own problems and will have established a worldwide government with worldwide leadership and it will hold together for a time. Then in the middle of the seven years it is going to fall apart.

Let's look at another promise that has to happen and we will see that this is very close to being fulfilled. Let's see how all of this comes together.

3. Knowledge Shall Increase and Many Shall Go To and Fro

Showing that it is at the time of the end, Daniel 12:1: "And at that time Michael shall stand up, the great prince who stands for the children of your people. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation even until that time… [that ties in with Matt. 24] …And at that time your people shall be delivered—every one who shall be found written in the book."

Then it talks about the resurrection, v 2: "And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt." That stretches out to the end of the Millennium, as well.

Verse 3: "And they who are wise shall shine as the brightness of the firmament, and they who turn many to righteousness shall shine as the stars forever and ever." That's how we know what kind of glory that we are going to receive.

Verse 4, the key: "But you, O Daniel, shut up the words and seal the book, even to the time of the end. Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall be increased."

Let's just take a little scale of 1 to 10. For these points:

  • #1—the King of the North and King of the South: probably maybe 2 or 3, because it's developing.
  • #2—peace and security: that's going to come all at once, so there's no way of measuring that until the beast comes into power.
  • #3—knowledge shall increase and people going to and fro: about 9.

How much further it will go we do not know. We do not know how much more knowledge that they're going to come to, but there is a recent report out that they are now breaking into the human genetics. What do they want to do? They want to adjust the genes through in vitro fertilization and adjust the genes by splicing in extra genes that will offset potential sicknesses and other characteristics that would normally be conveyed to this newly conceived life!

Once you change the genetic setup, which they have with babies. There are several babies in the U.K. who have the genes of two mothers. Once they are in the body that becomes permanent in the body and is passed on to the children.

How close are we to this? It's amazing! We need to keep watching it. We'll do some sermons on this with some of the amazing things that they are doing now even with weaponry. They are trying to develop weapons that will be able to make its own independent judgment on killing people.

We'll just end this section here with knowledge and travel and everything like this. Remember at the Tower of Babel. Why did God come down to confound the languages? Because God said, 'Now this they begin to do. Now nothing will be withheld from them which they imagine to do!' That's why if you haven't been on Church at Home, go on and watch the Transhumanism series that I did. They want to create men into gods, but only God can do that!

Like everything else that men try and do, if you think that what is happening with ObamaCare, and how completely inept the President is in even knowing and understanding about this—other than maybe as some suspect, the deliberate destruction of the nation, which may be likely—that's the kind of approach that they are going to have scientifically with trying to re-engineer human beings to make them semi-gods. They don't know what they are doing. They have a little bit of knowledge, but that knowledge cannot accomplish what they proposed to do. So, knowledge increasing!

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4. World Trade

  • #4—let's put that between 8 and 9, as far as being fulfilled

Check what you have in your house and see how much of it is imported: shirt from China; a coat from Vietnam; shoes from China, different things from Europe, all your little appliances: Japan, China, Korea. How about your cars? You've got Japan, Korea, Germany, Italy. Peugeot is about done. Peugeot was the worse car the world has ever seen. But the French government, in order to stay French, had all the government officials use Peugeots. You have the cars, you have the motorcycles, you have everything like that.

We'll just give a summary of Rev. 18. There are prophecies in the Old Testament of this, because this is not the first time that there has been worldwide trade. When you read carefully the historical account concerning Solomon, they had worldwide trade during his time. More and more, if you watch the History Channel and things like that, you will see that they are discovering that sure enough Hebrews came to North America in 800s A.D. It's very, very likely that the map that Columbus had to go to the western hemisphere came from ancient maps before that time, which actually showed the complete outline of the Antarctic continent.

When the world went through the Dark Ages and the early Middle Ages they lost a lot of knowledge. When it comes time to the Renaissance, which is in the late 1500-1600s, then there was a lot of new knowledge discovered. But all of that knowledge had been known previously and had been lost. Note Ezek. 26 and 27 describes worldwide trading with all the nations of the world and their ancient names.

Revelation 18:3: "Because all nations have drunk of the wine of the fury of her fornication… [Babylon the Great] …and the kings of the earth have committed fornication with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich through the power… [or the abundance] …of her luxury." These are the great, international, multi-national corporations that we have today. Then it tells religiously we are to come out of this. Worldwide trade is going to be something. When that happens and everything falls.

Verse 9: "Then the kings of the earth, who have committed fornication with her and have lived luxuriously, will weep and lament for her, when they see the smoke of her burning. They will stand far off for fear of her torment, saying, 'Woe, woe, the great city Babylon… [the whole worldwide system] …the mighty city! For in one hour your judgment has come.' And the merchants of the earth will weep and mourn over her, because no one will buy their merchandise any more" (vs 9-11). It spends nearly all the rest of the chapter listing all the merchandise that they had. People today have everything at their fingertips, everything!

You can go to the store and you're actually going to a modern world-centered bazaar, especially if you go to these big shopping malls. Where's the largest shopping mall in the world? Is that in Minnesota someplace or Wisconsin? It is humungous, and they have got everything there and you can buy it.

This is what is so deceptive about it. You have everything handy immediately. You don't have to make anything. You don't even have to prepare any dinners anymore or breakfasts. You just buy a box of cereal, throw a little fruit in it, throw some milk in it—there's breakfast.

If you want lunch, right here just outside this building you have Georgia's, Dairy Queen, Taco Bell, and just down the corner from there you have McDonald's; plus other restaurants downtown. You can go get anything you want. Right just over here you've got K-Mart, that's full of all imported goods. If you want to get things a little cheaper, you have to drive a little further and go to Costco. That's better than what they have in the Midwest, which is Sam's Club, unfortunately. So, everything is there. Think about everything in your house:

  • The carpets, where did they come from?
  • The drapes, where did they come from?
  • The furniture, where did it come from?
  • The pictures you hang on the wall, where did they come from?
  • The linens you have on your bed, your bedspread, everything you have there!
  • Open up your refrigerator and look at everything you have there!

It's amazing! Today we have so much, you can open your refrigerator full of food and you look at it and say, 'There's not a thing here to eat.'

  • Women with their closets!

Like 18-20-30 feet of racks to hang things on and shelves to put things on. Like Imelda Marcos, she had 3,000 pairs of shoes. A woman can go in there and say, 'I don't have a thing to wear.' Just loaded with goods, because of the worldwide global trading. So, we'll put that 8 minimum, 9 at the present point.

Beware of a lot of those things, but it just goes to show. When the whole world has been supplied with almost everything that they need—there will be some areas in the world that they won't be able to accomplish it even with everything that they have today. Everything looks like it's coming fine and then you get the beast power coming in.

With all this worldwide trade, all the banking, and everything that goes on. just the money that is transferred banking-wise everyday from country to country, plus all transactions in the trillions of dollars. So, the whole world is going to end up in a complete Laodicean grown-rich, increased with goods, have need of nothing, we have everything that we ever need and it's just going to be like when Babylon fell.

When Belshazzar had this big banquet and brought out all of the vessels of gold and silver for the big banquet that he had. All of those vessels were taken from the temple. Then the hand appeared on the wall: 'Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin.' They called Daniel in to find out what it was.

Right at that time the Persian troops were coming under the iron bars to invade Babylon. They had no idea that that was happening. He had diverted a major portion of the Euphrates River so the river would drop down and they could walk under the bars, right when that happened. Daniel gave the interpretation of it that 'your kingdom has come to an end.' We may have to expand on that.

5. Fall of Israel

That means all twelve tribes are going to be involved. We'll talk about the Jews a little later on because they are part of it, but they are in an incalcitrant position right now. All of the fall of Israel is contained in Deut. 28 and Lev. 26.

Let's come back to Leviticus 26, because this summarizes it. The people of Israel—especially the last 500 years and the ten tribes ruling the world—the Jews are still under the penalty of what they suffered with the destruction of the temple and rejection of Jesus. Their situation has not changed very much except to fulfill the prophecy that they would come back to the Holy Land, which I prefer to call 'Palestine.' It is anything but Holy. The only time it may have been Holy was when Jesus was there. Other than that, you read the Old Testament: war, killing, invasion, intrigue, fighting, blood-letting. There must be more blood shed in that area of the world than anyplace on earth. It is incredible! I know, in reading and recording it, going through all the things pertaining to Israel, it is amazing!

You go through Joshua, Judges, 1st and 2nd-Samuel, 1st and 2nd-Kings, then you come to Ezra, Nehemiah, the time of Chronicles, and everything that is written there, it was a terrible and awful situation in the Middle East.
At the end-time that's why it's very important to understand one of the promises that God gave to David when David wanted to build the temple. God told him, 'No, you can't build the temple because you have been a bloody man. But one of your sons will build it.' That turned out to be Solomon.

You need to understand this, one of the promises given to David, that's also in Psa. 89 and it is also in 2-Sam. 7, and I forget the chapter in Chronicles. Keep this in mind: David ruled over all 12 tribes of Israel. When God told him that He would allow a temple to be built, He told David this: 'I will put Israel into its place so they will go out no more!' Here they were already in the kingdom, so there was a prophecy of the removal of the ten tribes of Israel, their migration coming up into Europe and to Britain. When we read these things, we need to look at it, not only at what happened to them in those days, but at the end-time what is happening to us.

Deut. 28 is too long to read the whole thing, but we need to understand this. You read it! Take the time and read all of Deut. 28! You will see that God fulfilled everything concerning the blessings, which only occupies 14 verses at the front of Deut. 28. All of the rest has to do with the curses. All of the curses came because they turned their back on God.

Also remember this—Dolores and I talk about this quite often when we see some things on the news—the world has been fighting modern Israel almost from the day that God started blessing them to give them the fulfillment of the promise that was given in Gen. 48 to Ephraim and Manasseh. War! War! War! God said it would be that way.

He told them the important things in Lev. 26, so for everyone who is thinking there is going to be a big turnaround somehow—that the United States going to avoid all its problems, the British are going to avoid their problems, the democracies of northwestern Europe will avoid their problems—and somehow it's all going to turn around. As I mentioned in my recent letter, there has to be a mass repentance of everyone from the very greatest to the very least and that is not likely to happen because of what is mentioned in Lev. 26.

  • #5—let's put the fall of Israel at 6 to 7

That's a little past the fulcrum. There may be s light recovery and move it back a little bit, but you look at how quickly we have been taken down in the last five years. Once it reaches a point, like we would say #8, it's going to come just crashing down totally into #10 very, very quickly. I want you to think about these things and think about what people do today:

Leviticus 26:1: "You shall make no idols to yourselves; and you shall not set up for yourselves graven images, or a standing pillar…." We have them everywhere. What are some of the other idols that we have that may not necessarily be religious, but are worshiped? Sports, other activities, television, our own plans and our own things, because we have idols in our mind! But look at what we have with even Christianity today. Look at Catholicism; it is rife with nothing but images and pillars and everything like that.

God says, "…in order to bow down to it, for I am the LORD your God" (v 1).

A little sidebar: When you read the book of Ezekiel, the thing that I noticed in it—because I just finished it—it always starts out 'The word of the Lord came to Ezekiel' and 'God said, Thus says the Lord God.' At the end of what He says, almost all the time He says, 'And they shall know that I am the Lord God.' When you go through it, do this. Just see how little that Ezekiel said that was not what God told him. Virtually nothing!

Verse 2: "You shall keep My Sabbaths and reverence My sanctuary. I am the LORD…. [of course, we do the total opposite of it] …If you walk in My statutes and keep My commandments and do them, Then I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase…'" (vs 2-4). More and more we're having trouble with that.

Right here in California we are in the midst of a terrible drought. By this time of the year we should be having a good amount of rain coming in. I don't even think they're going to have any snow for the Thanksgiving opening of the ski resorts up in the Sierras. They'll be able to manufacture snow and put it down. If that happens, then I will give you these things (v 4).

Verse 5: "And your threshing shall reach to the vintage, and the vintage shall reach to the sowing time. And you shall eat your bread to the full and dwell in your land safely." Look at the difficulties we have today.

  • Do you have locks on your doors?
  • Do you have alarms in your cars?
  • Do you have alarms on your house?

Verse 6: "And I will give peace in the land, and you shall lie down and none shall make you afraid. And I will cause evil beasts to cease out of the land; neither shall the sword go through your land." That's not happening today. That's set off—isn't it? Yes, indeed!

Here is what would happen when we would go to war. When you read in Joshua, Judges, 1st and 2nd-Samuel, when they fought when God said to go to fight, then won. When they went out when God not to go, they lost. Having won so many wars, especially the Americans are kind of sassy about how strong they are, but look at what is happening right now to the military. Remember, armies run on money. If you have no money, the army isn't going to go.

But here's what it would be if we obey God, v 7: "And you shall chase your enemies, and they shall fall before you by the sword. And five of you shall chase a hundred, and a hundred of you shall put ten thousand to flight. And your enemies shall fall by the sword in front of you" (vs 7-8).

One of the greatest tactics that God has in fighting the enemy is this: He turns them all against each other and they kill themselves before the Israelites even get to the battle. How many times did that happen? There was the account where David was told to go against the Philistines and not go in a frontal assault, but come around behind a hill and get up in the forest. God told him, 'When you hear the marching at the top of the trees…' What is "…the marching at the top of the trees…"? Angels coming to do the battle! When they heard that, they charged out and when they got down there, guess what? The enemy had killed each other, and all they had to do was go in and get the spoil. But here, what do we have today? One man can shut down an airport, all flights, because of terrorism!

Verse 9: "For I will have respect to you, and make you fruitful, and multiply you, and establish My covenant with you." That's what God desired. Understand how important that our choices are. That's why we have the Old Testament, so you can understand how evil human nature is, even in some of those that God chose.

Look at what Saul did. Then look at the situation with David and Bathsheba. Then look at the terrible time that he had after that.

God said that He would put His tabernacle among us (v 11). Verse 12: "And I will walk among you and will be your God, and you shall be My people."

A lot of people think that the love of God is unconditional. No! God's love is everlasting!It is not unconditional! What did Jesus command us on the Passover night? 'If you love Me, do anything you want'—NO! 'If you love Me, keep the commandments, namely My commandments.'

Here is that big little word if, v 14: "But If you will not hearken to Me and will not do all these commandments, And Ifyou shall despise My statutes, or If your soul hates My judgments, so that you will not do all My commandments, so that you break My covenant" (vs 14-15).

Think about this: What is the main thing of Protestantism? The rejection of the commandments of God! That's the main thing. That's what has laid the foundation of all the lawlessness we see everywhere in the land today. The Protestants had the rule, and they had the chance to do right, and they could have changed, but no, they broke everything that is listed here in vs 14 and 15. They had some slight revivals, but the thing that they never repented of was Sunday-keeping.

The only reason that we received all the blessings that we have is not because of Protestantism, but because of the promises that God gave to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. God was defending Himself and His covenant while still dealing with us.

Look at the punishments that we have had: Remember the eloquent prayer that Franklin Delano Roosevelt prayed as the men were invading Europe? You can find that online. He starts it out: 'Almighty God…' God used us to save the world from Hitler and Tojo. Britain somewhat. But big brother Manasseh had to come and rescue Ephraim twice, because of their silliness, their stupidity, their pride and their arrogance. The Brits don't like that, but that's just the way that it is.

God gave us the means of conquering this whole evil, especially of the Germans and Japanese. Now what are we doing here? The very thing that God sent our armies to do to rescue Europe to get rid of the Nazis, we are incorporating every one of their scientific programs and all of their weapon programs and all of the way that they treat people! The one who is sitting in the White House now is trying to transform this nation into another Nazi Germany!

God is not going to rescue us! If the people now do not turn around and do some things, we are looking at a nine with the destruction of Israel in the very near future. Every one of those things they have gone against what God says. 'Oh, well, the Old Testament has been fulfilled.' It is being fulfilled.

Here's what God said. Look, you have three major ifs concerning all the major things concerning what God said, v 16: "I will also do this to you: I will even appoint over you terror… [that's the war we are currently fighting now] …consumption, and burning fever, consuming the eyes and causing sorrow of heart…."

How many families have any happiness left in their families? Very few! What happens when the children get out there to be educated by all the communists that rule the school systems nationwide? All the communists that rule all of the universities nationwide? They come out as idiots, droids, following after fads, not believing even in the history of how the United States came about,not even believing in God! Given over to sex, music and lust. So they are the millennial droids who cannot understand anything.

The comment was made that consumption is another name for tuberculosis. There is now a virulent form of tuberculosis in some states that there is no cure for. I received a report that the age of antibiotics has come to its end, because the antibiotics are not able to kill the bacteria, the germ, the virus, or whatever because they build up a resistance.

Like this thing I said with healthcare, you better learn to take care of yourself. You better get some good books. You better read. You better get off your sofa or your rocking chair and you better find out what you need to do to take care of yourself. There's going to come a day, like happened just recently with this woman who lost her insurance because of ObamaCare. They went to try and help her with her cancer, and they said, 'We can't help you.' That is also political.

If you deny medical care to all the elderly, you get rid of those who vote against all these liberal satanic governmental things. You have all of the mass droids voting for the most stupid leaders the world could ever find. We are today, instead of the leader of the free world, we are the laughing stock of the world because of the stupidity of our government, the stupidity of our financial system.

The Chinese are doing everything they can, to get as much gold as they can. That's going to expose the fact that the United States has leased out everybody else's gold. There are some big things coming down all because of right here.

  • to say that we are with the fall of Israel between 6 and 7 that could rapidly go to 10 overnight.

"…And you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. And I will set My face against you…" (vs 16-17). How close are we to that? {Note Rom. 1, because there are four times that God says, 'For this cause God abandoned them…'}

"…and you shall be slain before your enemies. They that hate you shall reign over you. And you shall flee when none pursues you" (v 17). Perfect explanation of what happened just recently in Los Angeles. One man came in with a gun, fired a couple shots and everybody ran. Thousands were left stranded; hundreds of airline flights were cancelled—by one man!

"…They that hate you shall reign over you…" I think you need to do a little research on lying and sayings of our current President. That may be quite revealing and is undoubtedly a fulfillment of this verse.

Who is the ruler? The lender? or the borrower? The lender! We are what? Borrowing prodigious amounts of money! We are borrowing so much that other nations don't want to buy our treasury securities, so the Federal Reserve is buying them and printing money. That won't last. That's no different than your kids out in the back yard printing up money. Sooner or later it will be worth about that much.

Verse 18: "And if you will not yet for all this hearken to Me, then I will punish you seven times more for your sins. And I will break the pride of your power…" (vs 18-19). Destroy the dollar and it is gone. That destroys the military.

"…and I will make your heaven like iron and your earth like bronze" (v 19). Around here, go out and try and plow. If you don't have irrigation, we still have irrigation here, but sooner or later you draw all of that down.

I remember when we lived out at Lovers Lane when we first came up to the Hollister area out in the country and we had a well. We knew nothing about it. Yeah, we have a well we share with the neighbor there, but that goes through escrow and everything and you forget all about it because you turn on the tap and the water comes. We came up in 1975. In the summer of 1977 we were in the middle of a drought, and we had no water because the well was only 40 feet deep and it went dry. So, we had to drill a new well. We went down 130 feet before we were able to get it. We thought we weren't able to get it because we spent our last dime paying for the drilling of that well.

There's a little telltale sign of the drought this time, which was the same back in 1977. As you come over from Gilroy to Hollister on the backside, you come around a curve and there is this lake; actually a big pond, probably 3 or 4 acres in size. There's always water in it until there is a drought, and it is as dry as a bone as it was in 1977; still no rain. We still have wells, but what if God shuts off the underground water. God can do that, too.

Here's what happens, v 20: "And your strength shall be spent in vain, for your land shall not yield its increase, neither shall the trees of the field yield their fruits." What have we done to accelerate that? Genetic engineering of plants and seeds, and artificial fertilizers and all the pesticides we put on our food. There are plots of land coming up non-productive. Starts a little here, a little there. Just kind of like a case of measles. You get a little here and you get a little here. Then it comes up the arm. Sooner or later you get it over your whole body.
Verse 21: "And if you walk contrary to Me and will not hearken to Me, I will bring seven times more plagues on you according to your sins. I will also send wild beasts among you which shall bereave you…." (vs 21-22).

Watch Florida! They have a python production there that is unreal. Not these nice little pythons that people play with. They are getting up to 20-feet long, living in the Everglades and they swallow up dogs and can eat human beings. That's to say nothing of the bugs and the mice and all of these other things that come along.

Remember what happened when the Ark of the Covenant was lost by the priests Hophni and Phineas during the days of Eli? The Philistines took the Ark! What happened to them? They got hemorrhoids—and no Preparation-H available! The land was filled with mice! Wild beasts—wolves, snakes, alligators, crocodiles. They have a law in Washington, D.C., that you cannot kill a rat. You must catch it. If you can't catch it, you call the ASPCA. They will come and catch it and they will take it away. Can you imagine what's going to happen to Washington, D.C.?

I'll let you read the rest of Lev. 26, because it ends in captivity. We're building up to all of these things. When I first gave this, the fall of Israel, we put it about 3 or 4; now it's 6 to 7 and could rapidly escalate.

We'll look at the other things that have to happen in prophecy; these things are necessary for us to understand. We need to realize that when these things come, we have to have a certain degree of preparedness, but more importantly, we have got to have the spiritual preparedness and the protection of God and the protection of His angels! That's what we need.

Scriptural References:

  • Daniel 12:8-10
  • Daniel 9:24-27
  • Daniel 11:40-44
  • 1-Thesalonians 5:3-4
  • Daniel 12:1-4
  • Revelation 18:3, 9
  • Leviticus 26:1-3, 5-8, 12, 14-22

Scriptural References, not quoted:

  • Proverbs 9:10
  • Romans 1
  • Revelation 13; 17; 19
  • Matthew 24
  • Daniel 10
  • Ezekiel 26; 27
  • Deuteronomy 28
  • Psalm 89
  • 2-Samuel 7
  • Leviticus 26:4, 11
  • Genesis 48

Also referenced:


  • Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
  • A Harmony of the Gospels by Fred R. Coulter

Sermon Series:

  • Daniel/Revelation
  • Transhumanism (Church at Home)

Transcribed: 11-25-13
Formatted: bo—11-26-13

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