Thursday, 11 October 2012
-THE MOUNT OF OLIVES PROPHESY BY THE LORD JESUS CHRIST AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE TO THE RAPTURE, THE GREAT TRIBULATION AND THE SECOND COMING OF CHRIST
The LORD has been directing very many people to me with questions, confirmations and testimonies. And I glorify and honour The LORD for this opportunity that He has allowed me to serve Him.
I do get messages (questions, confirmations and testimonies) from various nations across the globe.
The end-time messages of the LORD that He passes to me via supernatural dreams (visions while asleep) etc do indeed reach various nations of The earth e.g. USA, Canada, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Russia, Chile, Colombia, Sri-Lanka, India, Malaysia, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Germany, Australia, Indonesia, Finland, Brazil, Spain, Argentina, Mexico, China, Taiwan and indeed the whole of the nations of the earth.
This in itself is a fulfillment of the prophesy the LORD gave His servant who is a sister from South Africa. And the LORD spoke to her in February 2012 and thereafter this is what she wrote to me: “Dear friend in Christ Jesus, the Holy Spirit of the Lord is on me this morning and He said that our Facebook readers, as the Body of Christ all should read your dreams and there is a message for each of them. You will through His Holy Spirit get more friends and the messages from the Lord to you will go around the globe!! You’ve got a used work for the LORD to do and the LORD said this morning l have to help spreading these dreams from Him to Facebook.....God bless you and all the work that you have done for Him. The Spirit of the LORD is upon you”.
So today I want to share a very very fundamental issue that I have been prompted to talk about based on some of the questions that I have been asked over time regarding the issue of The Great Tribulation, The rapture, The birth pains, The second coming of The LORD Jesus Christ. And also whether: "Jesus Christ is only coming after the Great Tribulation and whether this only means that Christians (All) are passing through the birth pains then the Tribulation and are also going through the Great Tribulation?"
Related to the issues above is a question that has come up quite often in what I can summarize as: "I am so tired of watching dates predicted and go by!!!?"
Whenever someone writes to me and asks me a question, I always take it before the LORD in prayer and I always ask the LORD to take over and give me the words to respond so that whatever words will be in my heart as I respond, let it be not mine but His.
So today we are going to have a very deep discussion and insight into the prophesy that The LORD Jesus Christ gave to His disciples when they asked Him as stated in Matthew 24:3 “And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?
The LORD is going to help us to understand and grasp the seriousness and the implications of this Mount of Olives Prophesy as it relates to the chronological events to happen that will culminate into the rapture of The bride of Christ, the Great Tribulation, the second coming and then the end of the world per se.
So we are going to go through the whole of the book of Mathew 24. We may not exhaust everything in this short space, but we will most definitely cover the key parameters.
I rarely do bible study here but I believe it is extremely very very critical to do this today so as to help the people across the nations of the earth to understand the seriousness of the times we are currently living at on the earth and a series of chronological events that are very very shortly following. The LORD is going to help us on this short journey as we revisit the mount of Olives prophesy.
And Jesus went out, and departed from the temple: and his disciples came to him for to shew him the buildings of the temple.2 And Jesus said unto them, See ye not all these things? verily I say unto you, There shall not be left here one stone upon another, that shall not be thrown down.3 And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?4 And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you.5 For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.6 And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.7 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.9 Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake.10 And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another.11 And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many.12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.13 But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.14 And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come.15 When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)16 Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains:17 Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house:18 Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes.19 And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days!20 But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day:21 For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.22 And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake those days shall be shortened.23 Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not.24 For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.25 Behold, I have told you before.26 Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not.27 For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.28 For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.29 Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken:30 And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.31 And he shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.32 Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh:33 So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors.34 Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled.35 Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.36 But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.37 But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.38 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.40 Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left.41 Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left.42 Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.43 But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up.44 Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.45 Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?46 Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing.47 Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods.48 But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming;49 And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken;50 The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of,51 And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
End of The Chapter.
Discussion on The Mount of Olives Prophesy:
(This is a response to some of the questions I have received with regard to Rapture, Great Tribulation, The birth pains, The wrath of God, The second coming of Jesus Christ ETC)
It is indeed true that Jesus Christ is talking about the beginning of Birth pains in Mathew 24:8. And in Mathew 24:9 He is talking about The Great Tribulation. And it’s also true that in Mathew 24:21 He is talking about the Great Tribulation.
But it is not true that Mathew 24:8-35 talks about Great Tribulation only. I will explain shortly, but before I explain, it’s indeed true that Jesus Christ is coming after the Great Tribulation but this will be the second coming when He will be coming with the saints (Revelation 19:19-11) who had been Raptured 7 years earlier when Jesus Christ came as a thief and stayed in the air and raptured His saints within a twinkle of an eye. The second coming refers to Jesus Christ coming onto the earth and actually stepping onto the earth. The first coming was when He was born thousands of years ago. In between the first and the second coming is the Rapture of the bride of Christ when Jesus Christ will not step His feet on the earth but will be in the air and then He will rapture His saints in a twinkle of an eye and proceed with them past the clouds into Heaven.
So The LORD Jesus Christ was having a very deep conversation with His disciples in Mathew 24:1-51 and He was talking about a mixture of various parameters in no actual order i.e. the distress that will be on the earth before the rapture; The Great Tribulation situation; The pre-rapture scenario/situation; The second coming of The LORD Jesus Christ with the saints who had been raptured 7 years earlier.
Now back to Mathew 24:8-35 not talking about The Great Tribulation only. I want you to note that The LORD Jesus Christ was talking about:
1- Mathew 24:4-8: The beginnings of sorrows (The birth pains): These are the distresses of the hour/moment before the rapture of the bride of Christ: (Daniel 12:1-4).
2-Mathew 24:9-13 is talking about The Great Tribulation (Post-Rapture). It majorly dwells on the persecution of the left behind Christians and other Christians. It also talks about the horrible sins that will be on the earth such that many Christians will lose hope. But for those who endure at this terrible time of Great Tribulation on the earth when the mark of the beast will be on the earth and the Anti-Christ and his satanic system will be persecuting people, them who endure till the end will be saved. (When Jesus Christ comes during His second coming)
3-Mathew 24:14-20 is talking About Moments before the Rapture. It talks about the massive outpour of The Holy Spirit that will lead to the gospel being preached in all the nations of the world. It also emphasizes the need to have a full oil in the lamp i.e. complete surrender to The LORD so that one is fully anointed with the Holy Spirit in anticipation of the rapture, since the Holy Spirit will only rapture those whose lamps are full of oil (The 5 wise virgins). It also talks about the abomination that causes desolation on the earth at this moment in time before the rapture i.e. the decay and societal immorality on the earth and very massive falling away culminating into the setting up of the infrastructure that will eventually lead to the rise of the personality of The Anti-Christ (The man of Lawlessness).
4-Mathew 24:21-26 is also talking about The Great Tribulation. Here the LORD Jesus Christ is talking about The Great Tribulation; a period such as has never been since the beginning of mankind in the world to this time (Post-Rapture of The bride of Christ) nor ever shall be.
He is talking also about the false prophet who will emerge hand in hand with the Anti-Christ (The man of Lawlessness) and how they will set up an image of the beast (Anti-Christ) to be worshipped since the beast/The Anti-Christ will proclaim himself to be God.
5-Mathew 24:27-31 is talking about the second coming of The LORD Jesus Christ At The End of The Great Tribulation with saints who had been raptured 7 years earlier.
The LORD Jesus Christ was talking about how unlike during the rapture when he came like a thief and snatched His bride within a twinkle of an eye, this time of second coming The LORD Jesus Christ will be seen by all.
There will be signs in the sun and the moon to usher in His coming. A great sound of trumpet will be made by the angles and then the angels will pick the elects (including the sealed saints from the 12 tribes of Israel).
6-Mathew 24:32-51 Here The LORD Jesus Christ is talking about pre-rapture scenario or situation i.e. moments before the rapture.
On Revelation 16:15 “Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.”
This verse of revelation even though it’s in the midst of when the wraths of the Great Tribulation are being described and unleashed, this verse is a warning that people should prepare for the rapture in absolute repentance, Righteousness, Holiness, truth and Full surrender to the LORD Jesus Christ so that their garment be spotless and without wrinkles. And the LORD Jesus Christ is further saying that those who fail to have a garment or even have it but fail to keep it bright, spotless and without wrinkles (The lukewarm Christians) will be left behind to face The Great Tribulation(The wraths poured by the angels) and so they will be shameful be exposed when they miss the rapture and so left behind to face the Great tribulation(The wraths poured by the angels) when Jesus comes as a thief and snatches His bride, those whose garments will be bright, spotless and without wrinkles).
Therefore, in conclusion:
a) The bride of Christ is passing through the birth pains (Pre-Rapture) but they are not going to pass through the pains of birth (tribulation/Great tribulation).
b) It is not true that all Christians must pass through birth pains, Tribulation, The Great Tribulation. The ones whose garments are spotless and without wrinkles will be raptured. But the left behinds (The Lukewarm Christians) will remain to face The Great Tribulation.
c) The LORD Jesus Christ is coming as a thief and snatching His bride when the rapture occurs. But He will be seen by all when He comes onto the earth during the second coming, a time when He will come with the army of Heaven to bind the Anti-Christ, the false prophet and all the evil men including those who have taken the mark of the beast (RFID Micro-chip) and He will throw them to hell.
d) The Great Tribulation period is a period of God’s wrath on the earth and also very evil manifestation because the fallen angels (demons) will be let loose and will run loose on the earth perpetuating very horrible sins and lawlessness. Satan will use his key architects; The Anti-Christ and The False Prophet to carry out the satanic agenda through the satanic system e.g. The RFID Micro-chip infrastructure (The Mark of the Beast).
e) On the question of: “I am so tired of watching dates predicted and go by?” I would say Do not go by teachings of men but go by the teachings of God Almighty as stated in the Bible. The Bible states in the book of Mathew 24:36 "But about that day or hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father." So this date setting phenomenal is not of God Almighty. Stop listening or watching date setters. We are indeed in the season of the coming of the LORD based on what was stated in the bible, what is happening on the earth at this point in time and based also on God's revelations, prophesies, visions, dreams and visitations to His servants at this point in time. We thus need to be ready all the time because the LORD Jesus Christ is coming like a thief. (We thus cannot just focus on certain dates for the coming of The LORD Jesus Christ to rapture His bride). Therefore, be cheerful and delightful for the redemption has drawn near. The time of rapture is at hand. Prepare for it in Absolute Repentance and living in Righteousness, Holiness, Truth and Full Surrender to The LORD Jesus Christ.
f) A bonus response to a question which I have also been asked several times and which I’m going to respond to here is: When and how did you start receiving supernatural dreams/visions of The LORD?.
My response to this is that The LORD called me as an 8-year-old boy in the year 1990 when in a very mighty visitation of the LORD through a supernatural dream (Vision while asleep), I saw the LORD Jesus Christ and He literally called me by waving to me to come over to the place He was standing at, which was inside a ship/ferry in an ocean (water body).
I didn’t comprehend the seriousness of the call by the LORD until the LORD started visiting me in the middle of the year 2011 via very powerful supernatural dreams (Visions while asleep) and He started showing me very very serious messages which are prophetic, warnings, encouragements and teachings; which denotes the point in time we are living in: The End-times when the end-time events are manifesting themselves on planet earth.
So I did not call myself, but The LORD called me and I obeyed His call and is now serving Him for the glory and honour of His name.
It is The LORD who keeps me going as He renews me every day with the anointing of The Holy Spirit.
PREPARE THE WAY IN ABSOLUTE REPENTANCE, TRUTH, RIGHTEOUSNESS, HOLINESS AND FULL SURRENDER TO THE LORD JESUS CHRIST (YAHUSHUA). TIME IS ABSOLUTELY OVER; THE MESSIAH JESUS CHRIST IS IMMINENTLY COMING TO PICK HIS BRIDE!!!
I acknowledge today that you are lord and savior of all mankind,
and today I have recognized my shortfall,
I repent and turn away from all sin.
Please cover me with your precious blood,
and establish your word in my life,
that I may be found in righteousness and holiness
and write my name in your book of life
and baptize me with the power of the Holy Spirit
in the mighty name of Jesus Christ.
Shalom!!! Shalom!!! Shalom!!!