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Seeking After Signs
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Peace is a duet, NOT a solo; it cannot be made by one-side alone. If it could, it would have been done long ago. 


"An evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign, and no sign will be given to it except the sign of the prophet Jonah. For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the SON OF MAN be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth." [Matthew 12. 39 - 40] 


Today, if ever there was one, this is "an evil and adulterous generation!"  Once again, there is a pervasively wide-spread mass of people seeking after signs and miracles.  The explosive rise of the so-called New Age movement has produced a devastatingly amazing interest in all forms of occultism, supernatural phenomena, astrology, channeling, extrasensory perception, near-death experiences, unidentified flying objects, meditations and mysticism of every strange variety. 


CHRISTian circles abound with such practices as well, as there is an unhealthy interest in new revelations and other supernatural signs.  The LORD Y’ESHUA rebuked those who wanted special signs, however.  "Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will by no means believe." [John 4. 48]  HE already has given us the greatest of all signs — HIS bodily resurrection from the dead, the best evidenced fact of all history — and this should be more then sufficient, just like HE told the scribes and Pharisees. 


There is a real great danger in seeking such signs and wonders, for may of these things — while perhaps being supernatural — are not from CREATOR GOD.  "For false christs and false prophets will rise and show great signs and wonders to deceive, if possible, even the elect." [Matthew 24. 24]  Because an "evil and adulterous generation seeks after a sign." [Matthew 12. 39] 


GOD tests to see if you will believe and are committed to the RISEN ONE.  "O LORD OF HOSTS, YOU WHO judge righteously, testing the heart and the mind." [Jeremiah (Yirmeyah) 11. 20 Tanakh, Nevi’im]  Whereas, Satan — that despicably cunning (shrewd, crafty, sneaky, devious) dragon "deceives the whole those signs which he was granted to do." [Revelation 12. 9; 13. 14] 


Unlike the first generation of MESSIAH’S followers, we have the complete WRITTEN WORD OF GOD, both OLD and NEW COVENANTS, and they are sufficient for every need of every believer until KING Y’SHUA returns.  "And so we have the PROPHETIC WORD confirmed, which you do well to heed as a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawns and the DAY STAR rises in your hearts; knowing this first, that no prophecy of SCRIPTURE is of any private interpretation, for prophecy never came by the will of man, but holy men of GOD spoke as they were moved by the HOLY SPIRIT." [2 Peter 1. 19 – 21] 



Sha'alu (Pray) for the Shalom (Peace) of JerUSAlem and all of Israel!
Redeem Israel, O ELOHIYM, out of all their troubles!
Welcome SabbathQueen of the week!  Sabbath of Balak  – Balak [Reading: Numbers 22:2 - 25:9; Micah 5:7 – 6:8; Matthew 21:1-11]
Praised are YOU, Y’SHUA, LORD OF THE SABBATH, we desire to exalt YOU as the ONE WHO gives true Sabbath peace and rest. May YOUR PRESENCE be with us in these trying times, for nothing is complicated for YOU. O LORD - haste the day, we pray, when all sorrows fade away, and all the world knows Sabbath peace. 


Praying for the peace of Jerusalem, is praying for the return of our Messiah and Lord and for the Kingdom of God He is bringing when He comes.  Then God's Will shall be done on earth as it is in Heaven and the world will experience true godly universal peace which is the fruit of Righteousness.



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