Chapter 113

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May I mention that many of our interpretative prophesies (Gk: inspired words) seem to have a range of four to six months out before their actualization is received (perceived) by the hearer; that is, many prophetic messages take several months before the hearers start themselves seeing the reality of that which was previously delivered, and some take years. Nevertheless, dwelling in the crow’s nest of this wonderful Gospel Ship is the blessing of my life, for I am no longer blinded, but can see… the glory! Thank you Lord. J




(1 Sam 17:1-3)  Now the [unsaved] Philistines gathered together their armies to battle, and were gathered together at Shochoh, which belongeth to [saved] Judah, and pitched between Shochoh and Azekah, in Ephesdammim. And Saul and the men of Israel [Heb: he will rule as God] were gathered together, and pitched by the valley of Elah, and set the battle in array [in tactical position] against the Philistines.  And the Philistines stood on a mountain on the one side, and Israel stood on a mountain on the other side: and there was a valley [the valley of Elah] between them.

1.       Philistines = Heb: rolling, migratory /// to roll (in dust): - roll (wallow) self.

a.       Commentary: as contrasted to the tribe of Judah (us in type) who were farmers, stable workers of the land, and peaceful shepherds of sheep.

2.       Shochoh = Heb: to entwine, that is, shut in (for formation, protection or restraint): - fence. (make an) hedge (up).

3.       Azekah = Heb: tilled /// fence about.

4.       Ephesdammim = Heb: boundary of blood drops.

5.       Elah = Heb: an oak or other strong tree.

6.       Commentary: the collective symbolism of the latter verses seems to refer to the valley of “the tree of life” (Rev 2:7; 22:14), and He that was “hanged on a tree” (Acts 5:30; 10:39), and the “tree” (Acts 13:29; 1 Pet 2:24) employed in a direct reference to the cross which was indeed a strong tree.

7.       Commentary: The valley of Elah was a valley full of the “blood drops” of our Lord Jesus Christ and perhaps represents, in contemporary terms, the United States of America full of Christian believers.



(1 Sam 17:4-7)  And there went out a champion [i.e., the antichrist, representing all unsaved peoples] out of the camp of the Philistines, named Goliath, of Gath [a mutation of fallen angel and man: Gen 6:1-6], whose height was six cubits and a span.  And he had an helmet of brass [Heb: filthiness (sin)] upon his head [characterizing his thoughts], and he was armed with a coat [covering] of mail; and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of brass [Heb: filthiness (sin)]. And he had greaves of brass [Heb: filthiness (sin)] upon his legs [one greave upon each leg = two greaves], and a target of brass [Heb: filthiness (sin)] between his shoulders. And the staff of his spear [Heb: a lance for thrusting] [fig. thrusting his voice] was like a weaver’s beam; and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron [loud and very weighty]: and one bearing a shield [hiding him and protecting him] went before him [a clear and obvious symbol of the present U.S. news media (excepting Fox) that is going to extraordinary lengths to shield the president, always hiding him and always protecting him from “the truth”].

1.       Goliath = Heb: exile /// to denude (especially in a disgraceful sense); by implication to exile (captives being usually stripped); to reveal: -  bring, (carry, lead, go) captive (into captivity), depart, disclose, discover, exile, be gone, open, X plainly, publish, remove, reveal, X shamelessly, shew, X surely, tell, uncover.

2.       Gath = Heb: (in the sense of treading out grapes); a wine press (or vat for holding the grapes in pressing them): - (wine-) press (fat).

3.       Commentary: Goliath of Gath = His full name biblically witnesses as to what he is doing to all infidels, including but not limited to Christians. Goliath of Gath is attempting to “exile” all the infidels of the world from their personal god, gods, or God who do not believe the same thoughts that he believes (from whence and whom do you suppose he got those thoughts?). To believers of religions other than his, Goliath appears to be just another but currently the most powerful man in a long line of dictators in the world. However, to Christians, Goliath is the prophesied embodiment and fulfillment of the Antichrist. To Goliath-Antichrist, Christians are His focus and primary enemy because he is the host of his thought-provider Satan who has read the Bible and of David’s victory. 

4.       Commentary: iron = in this instance, iron represents the strength, hardness, and power of secular judgment (Deut 4:20; 1 King 8:51; Dan 2:33; 7:7). Please note that Goliath-Antichrist’s armament and the power implicit in his gigantic size was far superior to that of anyone before him, and his armament numbered six items. He was six cubits tall, and bore six items of filthiness (sin), and the final six shall be attributed when he is revealed as “that man of sin” (2 Thes 2:3), which is occurring now.


(1 Sam 17:40)  And he [David] took his staff [symbol of his leaning for support on God’s promises] in his hand [action based on God’s support], and chose him five smooth stones out of the brook [Heb: stream], and put them in a shepherd's bag which he had, even in a scrip [Heb: a traveling pouch]; and his sling was in his hand: and he drew near to the Philistine.

1.       Commentary: “five smooth stones” = because of the hardness of our hearts, stones symbolize men throughout the Bible. Stones are naturally irregularly shaped with rough hard sharp hurtful edges. However, smooth stones symbolize men that originally were rough with hard sharp hurtful edges who, over a period of time of being immersed (a continual baptism) in the running stream of the water of the (always moving) Holy Spirit, are repeatedly buffeted and brushed one against another (taught) acting in effect like varying sizes of sandpaper, and thereby become smoothed, non-abrasive, and soft to the touch. As per our example, sandpaper works more efficiently when we spit (water) upon it by washing away the discarded residue. 

2.       Commentary: “a shepherd’s bag” The five smooth stones that David placed in his shepherd’s bag were chosen from among many smooth stones in the stream (some smoother than others). Each of the five stones represented the office of an apostle, or a prophet, or an evangelist, or a pastor, or a teacher (Eph 4:11), which assembled together comprise the David Company, our future kings and priests. All of these five offices represent positions of authority in God’s Kingdom, and each and every one of those offices was completely available for David’s use (as it is ours, as we grow into it) to better serve the flock “For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:” (Eph 4:12).



(1 Sam 17:48-51)  And it came to pass, when the Philistine [Goliath-Antichrist] arose, and came and drew nigh to meet David [Heb: loving /// beloved], that David hasted [Heb: to be liquid or flow easily], and ran toward the army to meet the Philistine. And David put his hand in his bag, and took thence a stone, and slang it, and smote the Philistine in his forehead, that the stone sunk into his forehead [into the core strong hold of his thoughts]; and he fell upon his face [prostrate before the LORD, rather than backward] to the earth. So David prevailed over the Philistine with a sling and with a stone, and smote the Philistine, and slew him; but there was no sword in the hand of David. Therefore David ran, and stood upon the Philistine, and took his sword, and drew it out of the sheath thereof, and slew him, and cut off his head therewith [totally banishing the opportunity for control of the body by any more evil thoughts, i.e., fallen angels]. And when the Philistines saw their champion was dead, they fled.

1.       Commentary: “a stone” = any (smooth) stone (no matter how smooth) chosen from the “brook” would have been equally and completely sufficient to slay Goliath-Antichrist because every one of the five stones (offices) was empowered by the rhema Word of God.