Are We at Isaiah 48 & 49 ? No Rest for the Wicked…

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This time we are using the new King James version just to rotate things up. You’ll  want to go check out different versions and ultimately you want to check out the best version of the Bible which is?

The interlinear Bible where you can see they actual Greek or Hebrew so you can look up the words and actually know what the originally stated word is. Our interest is not someone’s interpretation of the Word. Our interest is and what the actual word is in the original language. What does that word mean in the original language. Once we find that we get better understanding of things start to make more sense and Bible verses start to tie together and you’ll realize that all Bible verses are supposed to be there.

A lot of people if not most people have gotten confused about biblical things because in part they don’t know what the Greek or Hebrew word actually is, what it plainly is and what it plainly means in that language. And number two, people don’t even understand what the word means in English! 

I remember the day when I realized that is probably not a good idea to guess what the Bible is saying, a particular word and what it mean, and pretend like I know what a Bible verse is saying.  I realized that I should firstly know what the English word used meant!  And then I should look at what the actual written word was versus someone’s interpretation of the original Greek or Hebrew.  I woke up the most after watching a few Heaven & Hell visitation testimonies!  

Because as we’ve been learning over the years the bad guys strategically infiltrated the seminaries of the various Christian religions and messed with things ever so slightly in that slight change became like a ship starting from Florida going across the Atlantic Ocean that gets 1° off course early on in the journey to the destination of let’s say Spain. That ship probably won’t end up in Spain!   And for eternal purposes, that 1° off course could even end up in eternal damnation. It’s shocking to see how so many ended up in hell who didn’t really sound like they were bad at all, Christians, at least according to the Hell & Heaven visitations I saw.  So it’s best to treat this life VERY seriously: our job is to make it into Heaven and not veer off course.  Because there is no peace… for the wicked…

 

Isaiah 48

Israel Refined for God’s Glory

48 “Hear this, O house of Jacob,
Who are called by the name of Israel,
And have come forth from the wellsprings of Judah;
Who swear by the name of the Lord,
And make mention of the God of Israel,
But not in truth or in righteousness;
For they call themselves after the holy city,
And lean on the God of Israel;
The Lord of hosts is His name:

“I have declared the former things from the beginning;
They went forth from My mouth, and I caused them to hear it.
Suddenly I did them, and they came to pass.
Because I knew that you were[a]obstinate,
And your neck was an iron sinew,
And your brow bronze,
Even from the beginning I have declared it to you;
Before it came to pass I proclaimed it to you,
Lest you should say, ‘My idol has done them,
And my carved image and my molded image
Have commanded them.’

“You have heard;
See all this.
And will you not declare it?
I have made you hear new things from this time,
Even hidden things, and you did not know them.
They are created now and not from the beginning;
And before this day you have not heard them,
Lest you should say, ‘Of course I knew them.’
Surely you did not hear,
Surely you did not know;
Surely from long ago your ear was not opened.
For I knew that you would deal very treacherously,
And were called a transgressor from the womb.

“For My name’s sake I will [b]defer My anger,
And for My praise I will restrain it from you,
So that I do not cut you off.
10 Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver;
I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
11 For My own sake, for My own sake, I will do it;
For how should My name be profaned?
And I will not give My glory to another.

God’s Ancient Plan to Redeem Israel

12 “Listen to Me, O Jacob,
And Israel, My called:
I am He, I am the First,
I am also the Last.
13 Indeed My hand has laid the foundation of the earth,
And My right hand has stretched out the heavens;
When I call to them,
They stand up together.

14 “All of you, assemble yourselves, and hear!
Who among them has declared these things?
The Lord loves him;
He shall do His pleasure on Babylon,
And His arm shall be against the Chaldeans.
15 I, even I, have spoken;
Yes, I have called him,
I have brought him, and his way will prosper.

16 “Come near to Me, hear this:
I have not spoken in secret from the beginning;
From the time that it was, I was there.
And now the Lord God and His Spirit
[c]Have sent Me.”

17 Thus says the Lord, your Redeemer,
The Holy One of Israel:
“I am the Lord your God,
Who teaches you to profit,
Who leads you by the way you should go.
18 Oh, that you had heeded My commandments!
Then your peace would have been like a river,
And your righteousness like the waves of the sea.
19 Your descendants also would have been like the sand,
And the offspring of your body like the grains of sand;
His name would not have been cut off
Nor destroyed from before Me.”

20 Go forth from Babylon!
Flee from the Chaldeans!
With a voice of singing,
Declare, proclaim this,
Utter it to the end of the earth;
Say, “The Lord has redeemed
His servant Jacob!”
21 And they did not thirst
When He led them through the deserts;
He caused the waters to flow from the rock for them;
He also split the rock, and the waters gushed out.

22 There is no peace,” says the Lord, “for the wicked.”

Isaiah 49

The Servant, the Light to the Gentiles

49 “Listen, O coastlands, to Me,
And take heed, you peoples from afar!
The Lord has called Me from the womb;
From the [a]matrix of My mother He has made mention of My name.
And He has made My mouth like a sharp sword;
In the shadow of His hand He has hidden Me,
And made Me a polished shaft;
In His quiver He has hidden Me.”

“And He said to me,
‘You are My servant, O Israel,
In whom I will be glorified.’
Then I said, ‘I have labored in vain,
I have spent my strength for nothing and in vain;
Yet surely my [b]just reward is with the Lord,
And my [c]work with my God.’ ”

“And now the Lord says,
Who formed Me from the womb to be His Servant,
To bring Jacob back to Him,
So that Israel is [d]gathered to Him
(For I shall be glorious in the eyes of the Lord,
And My God shall be My strength),
Indeed He says,
‘It is too small a thing that You should be My Servant
To raise up the tribes of Jacob,
And to restore the preserved ones of Israel;
I will also give You as a light to the Gentiles,
That You should be My salvation to the ends of the earth.’ ”

Thus says the Lord,
The Redeemer of Israel, [e]their Holy One,
To Him [f]whom man despises,
To Him whom the nation abhors,
To the Servant of rulers:
“Kings shall see and arise,
Princes also shall worship,
Because of the Lord who is faithful,
The Holy One of Israel;
And He has chosen You.”

Thus says the Lord:

“In an acceptable[g] time I have heard You,
And in the day of salvation I have helped You;
I will [h]preserve You and give You
As a covenant to the people,
To restore the earth,
To cause them to inherit the desolate [i]heritages;
That You may say to the prisoners, ‘Go forth,’
To those who are in darkness, ‘Show yourselves.’

“They shall feed along the roads,
And their pastures shall be on all desolate heights.
10 They shall neither hunger nor thirst,
Neither heat nor sun shall strike them;
For He who has mercy on them will lead them,
Even by the springs of water He will guide them.
11 I will make each of My mountains a road,
And My highways shall be elevated.
12 Surely these shall come from afar;
Look! Those from the north and the west,
And these from the land of Sinim.”

13 Sing, O heavens!
Be joyful, O earth!
And break out in singing, O mountains!
For the Lord has comforted His people,
And will have mercy on His afflicted.

God Will Remember Zion

14 But Zion said, “The Lord has forsaken me,
And my Lord has forgotten me.”

15 “Can a woman forget her nursing child,
[j]And not have compassion on the son of her womb?
Surely they may forget,
Yet I will not forget you.
16 See, I have inscribed you on the palms of My hands;
Your walls are continually before Me.
17 Your [k]sons shall make haste;
Your destroyers and those who laid you waste
Shall go away from you.
18 Lift up your eyes, look around and see;
All these gather together and come to you.
As I live,” says the Lord,
“You shall surely clothe yourselves with them all as an ornament,
And bind them on you as a bride does.

19 “For your waste and desolate places,
And the land of your destruction,
Will even now be too small for the inhabitants;
And those who swallowed you up will be far away.
20 The children you will have,
After you have lost the others,
Will say again in your ears,
‘The place is too small for me;
Give me a place where I may dwell.’
21 Then you will say in your heart,
‘Who has begotten these for me,
Since I have lost my children and am desolate,
A captive, and wandering to and fro?
And who has brought these up?
There I was, left alone;
But these, where were they?’ ”

22 Thus says the Lord God:

“Behold, I will lift My hand in an oath to the nations,
And set up My [l]standard for the peoples;
They shall bring your sons in their [m]arms,
And your daughters shall be carried on their shoulders;
23 Kings shall be your foster fathers,
And their queens your nursing mothers;
They shall bow down to you with their faces to the earth,
And lick up the dust of your feet.
Then you will know that I am the Lord,
For they shall not be ashamed who wait for Me.”

24 Shall the prey be taken from the mighty,
Or the captives [n]of the righteous be delivered?

25 But thus says the Lord:

“Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away,
And the prey of the terrible be delivered;
For I will contend with him who contends with you,
And I will save your children.
26 I will feed those who oppress you with their own flesh,
And they shall be drunk with their own blood as with sweet wine.
All flesh shall know
That I, the Lord, am your Savior,
And your Redeemer, the Mighty One of Jacob.”

Commentary

3 “I have declared the former things from the beginning;
They went forth from My mouth, and I caused them to hear it.
Suddenly I did them, and they came to pass.

Commentary: God exists out of time. Eternity past and eternity future eternity present are before before Him. You may need to watch some science videos, maybe some Star Trek and some other sci-fi movies that talk a lot about dimensions, time, time travel and so on. There are others who have done all sorts of studies on frequencies and dimensions is very interesting. there are two popular profits that have done some time traveling like Kat Kerr and Manuel Johnson.

So when God made us he knew your future. On the other hand in different prophecies it was said that the future was not set. Could there be a concept of the multi-verse as popular in superhero cartoons and comics? There are super soldiers who are now talking online that talk about multiple time lines running, like the comic book concept. The multi-verse concept says that different timelines are established upon different decisions made which creates a butterfly effect and a whole new Earth spins off into a different plane of existence.

God speaks everything into existence. It’s His WORD that creates things. We are created in God’s Image and His likeness. So be careful how you use your mouth. Life-and-death are in the power of the tongue. You will eat the fruits of your mouth whether those be good fruits or bad fruits.  So speak good fruits, speak good things, speak what you want to see happen that is good.


4 Because I knew that you were[a]obstinate,
And your neck was an iron sinew,
And your brow bronze,
5 Even from the beginning I have declared it to you;
Before it came to pass I proclaimed it to you,
Lest you should say, ‘My idol has done them,
And my carved image and my molded image
Have commanded them.’
6 “You have heard;
See all this.
And will you not declare it?
I have made you hear new things from this time,
Even hidden things, and you did not know them.
7 They are created now and not from the beginning;
And before this day you have not heard them,
Lest you should say, ‘Of course I knew them.’
8 Surely you did not hear,
Surely you did not know;
Surely from long ago your ear was not opened.
For I knew that you would deal very treacherously,
And were called a transgressor from the womb.

9 “For My name’s sake I will [b]defer My anger,
And for My praise I will restrain it from you,
So that I do not cut you off.
10 Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver;
I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
11 For My own sake, for My own sake, I will do it;
For how should My name be profaned?
And I will not give My glory to another.

Commentary:

Commentary: So that God can see the future when in the past. He knew how Israel would become. He did not create them to be obstinate. He did not create them to the hardhearted or stiffnecked. That’s just the way they went. Why did Israel go this way?

Well, we could guess:

1. Too much influence by the ways of the world, the ways of the kingdom of darkness.

2. They were surprised that God wanted them to separate themselves out from all of the people of the world and maybe they just wanted everyone to get along, you know, to ‘coexist’. 

3. They didn’t think of their relationship with God in a positive way or as an opportunity. They thought of it more like a burden?  They ways of God are spiritual and often go contrary to the happiness of the heart of the flesh.  Keep examining this, how this works inside of you. 

4. They did not have the ability to study the Bible like we do today and did not know the Old Testament besides a few things. Like most Christians today do not know the Bible barely at all. They know a few things about the Bible and they know a lot of different Bible verses that were twisted by yeast infected denominational doctrines and religions. Most have no idea what the Bible really says. They do not know the Bible comprehensively. The Bible does not make sense to them. So they become very vulnerable to error and influenced by kingdom of darkness workers.  And then “My people perish for lack of knowledge…’ (Hosea 4:6)

9 “For My name’s sake I will [b]defer My anger,
And for My praise I will restrain it from you,
So that I do not cut you off.
10 Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver;
I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.
11 For My own sake, for My own sake, I will do it;
For how should My name be profaned?
And I will not give My glory to another.

Commentary: remember that we are made in God’s Image but also
His Likeness. So if you want to know God better look at
yourself in terms of what you want and what you like in a
sense, how you want to be treated in thought of.
 
And God, He experiences us all, good or bad,  with
billions of people. Remember God is many many dimensions higher
so he can interact with everyone on an individual basis. Plus
Holy Spirit makes a complete copy of Himself with each new
believer so He is with each person individually, and everywhere
else He has made a copy of Him throughout the universe as
described to Heaven to Kat Kerr.

God likes to be praised. That should be pretty obvious to you
now. I bet you like to be praised too don’t you. You like it
when people talk well about you, tell you that your excellent,
wonderful, good looking, the bees knees, admire your work etc..
 
Well guess what?

God wants that too! Remember we are made after God’s Likeness;
don’t forget that. So it’s not that God is like this and that,
we are like Him. And that’s pretty mind blowing if you really
think about it. This thing is, though, you and I can see each
other or see each other face to face, on the Internet, cell
phones etc. and we can talk with high volume clarity. But God is
invisible to the physical eye and His voice is like a whisper
at least to us here.

And what God is looking for, to my understanding is an ultimate
love. He wants us to just love Him for Him as He is.  He wants us to chase after  Him. It’s
pretty romantic you think about it! Think about yourself, when
you are single or if you are single, don’t you wish that
someone would be so in love with you (someone that you like too and to
which you are attracted etc.) that they just seek you out and
put effort into pursuing you, yearning for you and so on?
 
We all want to know and find someone who really loves us, who can’t be with out us.
We want to find someone who is madly in love with us. We want to find someone who thinks that we are
just wonderful, the bees knees, the most attractive person on
the planet thinks that were Superman or Superwoman or whatever, may be a princess if you are a girl.  Well God wants this type of love.  And remember, again, we are made after God, in His Likeness.  Understand yourself and what you want and like, and then you’ll understand God more. 

So God sounds very disappointed in His relationship with Israel wished it would’ve worked out better. He’s frustrated to the point that He considered just wiping them out, after all He is the Potter and we are the clay.

What about the church right now, the Body of Christ? Well the definition of who is actually in the Body of Christ may vary. Technically you think that would only apply to those who are born again because how can someone who was not born of God through the born-again process be part of God’s body? You have to be born again of God in order to be born into God’s family.  You have to be born again from above, born again from God to now become part God, part of God, to have God DNA.
 
But let’s just look at every church or organization that calls themselves a Christian or has something to do with Jesus.
 
We are at a point in time where God sounds very frustrated with His Church, His Body. In fact he’s referring to only a smaller group of believers who He calls “the remnant” which are genuine believers who love God and look to make Him happy and feel loved.
 
So we are at this point in time nowadays with the overall church those who refer to themselves as Christian,  that Israel encountered. And at this point in time God says for His sake He is going to refine His people. And that’s what exactly is going on right now and into the future where God will refine His spotless bride, the bride of Christ.
 
So all in all, Christianity, the Body of Christ including all religious Christianity in various denominations that are heavily yeast infected in their doctrines ) you could say, have become a disappointment. I mean look at us. It’s a mess. It’s weak. There is very little power except for a handful of believers through whom God is doing miracles.
 
The church is largely disobedient not even knowing that they need to be obedient and not even knowing what to obey.  Some even call obedience “works salvation” confusing man made religious ideas with what the New Testament plainly says to do. 
 
They barely know what the sins are in the Bible besides just a few obvious ones. And they’re sinning all over the place and they don’t look much different than the world and sometimes they look worse. So for God’s namesake for God the Father’s Son, Jesus, God will refine us.
 
But let’s not be lazy.  We need to do what we’ve been required to do all a long.  We have a responsibility to KNOW the Bible, to uninstall the sins listed in the Bible from our soul so he no longer do them, no longer believing they are good or okay to do, or something we can ‘get away with’.  We also need to proactively program in Jesus commands of the New Testament, the whole New Testament into ourselves so Jesus sayings become our habit, so we put His words into practice and build our house upon a rock instead of the sand. 
 
“Listen to Me, O Jacob,
And Israel, My called:
I am He, I am the First,
I am also the Last.
13 Indeed My hand has laid the foundation of the earth,
And My right hand has stretched out the heavens;
When I call to them,
They stand up together.

Commentary:

Remember God is God. Due to all the soul based education in this realm and all the confusion and all the error and all the trickery from the kingdom of darkness most have become very confused while having all sorts of error programmed into their soul. Even over the past several decades, it’s absolutely astonishing how people lost the perspective of who God Almighty is in addition to the fear of God. There used to be more common sense about God and common knowledge that you want to do whatever God says to make God happy.  And we really want to get to know the New Testament and make sure we are doing everything in it, habitually, in our reactions too even at the most intense times. 

The problem is, though the years, and you can even argue centuries, is that knowing what God wants you to do has been hidden from us through yeast infected doctrines and flat our liars, although what God wants has been plainly in front of our faces ever since we had a printed Bible.  And we will be held accountable for it all. 

This world can be highly distracting in other words. So as you see here, Israel had to be reminded who God is. He is God Almighty, all-knowing, all-powerful, everywhere and in all time past present and future all at once.

He made you and I and His image and likeness for what?

For: 1. Friends! 2. Family! 3. Fellowship! 4. To duplicate Himself and His children!! 5. For great times an awesome adventures! … So let’s wake up and get that perspective before it’s too late.

Additionally there is a sense of urgency that you tune in to God and do what He wants because it is this realm that determines where you go for your eternity. This is a very serious place to be!

Those who are wise don’t let themselves get too caught up in this realm, trying to maximize their life in this world for this world, but maximize their life in this world for success and eternal wealth in the next.   Focus on the next world.  Life here is extremely short in comparison to eternity. 

 

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