10-16-22 This message may be viewed live streaming video at youtube.com and tabernacleofmoses.org today Sunday at 11:00 am, and repeated 24/7 thereafter. The video, audio, and study notes are archived.




(Luke 17:20-23) And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God [an interchangeable phrase with “the kingdom of heaven”] [1] should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation [Gk: ocular evidence]: Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within [Gk: inside] you. And he said unto the disciples, The days will come, when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of man [in the 1,000 year Millennium], and ye shall not see it. And they shall say to you, See here; or, see there: go not after them, nor follow them [because the kingdom of God (Heaven)] is inside you]

1.    (Matt 19:23,24) Then said Jesus unto his disciples, Verily I say unto you, That a rich man shall hardly enter into the kingdom of heaven. And again [AGAIN] I say unto you, It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God


(Luke 17:24,25) For as the lightning [1], that lighteneth out of the one part under heaven, shineth unto [Gk: to beam, radiate brilliancy: give light] [i.e., give rays of light prostelytizing eternal conversion (love)] the other part under heaven [i.e., shineth unto the whole earth under heaven, instantly]; so shall also the Son of man be in his day. But first must he suffer many things, and be rejected of this generation [2]

1.    lightning = Dict.: 1. a flash of light in the sky caused by the discharge of atmospheric electricity from one cloud to another or between a cloud and the earth.

a.     lightning = [SPIRITUALIZED] Dict.: 1. a flash of light in the sky caused by the discharge [the release of edifying or converting impartations] of atmospheric electricity [invisible power (words)] from one cloud [clouds are a biblical symbol of “risen” soldiers in the army of God] to another [cloud of saved soldiers] or between a cloud [of saved soldiers] and the earth [unsaved soldiers].

b.    (Matt 5:14) Ye are the light of the world [Gk: cosmos]. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid [Gk: concealed: kept secret]

2.    Commentary: “generation” = a spiritual generation extending from “Jesus” the 41st generation unto “Christ” the 42nd generation (Matt 1:16,17), i.e., a lengthly spiritual generation extending from Jesus to us the Christ [Gk: anointed] generation, we are the Christ generation. 


(Luke 17:26-30) And as it was in the days of Noah [Heb: rest /// quiet] [the past], so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage [the present], until the day that Noah entered into the ark [“and it was lift up above the earth” Gen 7:17; symbolically a type and shadow of the “rapture”], and the flood came [symbolizing the Holy Spirit in judgment; i.e., Holiness came], and destroyed them all [the future]Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot [Heb: (a) veil: (a) covering] [i.e., over Sodom (over false doctrine)] [the past]; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded [the present]; But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven [symbolically a type and shadow of the “rapture”], and destroyed them all [the future]. Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed [Gk: to take off the cover: disclosed] [instantly, “in the twinkling of an eye” 1 Cor 15:52; also ref. 2 Thess 1:3-12]

1.    (Gen 19:15-17) And when the morning arose, then the [two] angels hastened [Heb: hurried] Lot [“just Lot… that righteous man” 2 Pet 2:7,8], saying, Arise, take thy wife, and thy two daughters, which are here; lest thou be consumed [“For our God is a consuming fire” Heb: 12:29] in the iniquity [Heb: perversity, moral evil: sin] of the city. And while he lingered [Heb: hesitated, be reluctant: delayed, tarried], the men laid hold upon his hand, and upon the hand of his wife, and upon the hand of his two daughters; the LORD being merciful [Heb: compassionate] unto him: and they [the angels] brought him forth, and set him without [Heb: outside] the city. And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain [of God], lest thou be consumed

a.     (Gen 19:26) But his wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt [Heb: powder, salt (as easily dissolved /// to disappear as dust, vanish away]

2.    (Rom 8:18.19) For I reckon that the sufferings [tribulations] of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory [of God] which shall be revealed [Gk: to take off the cover: disclosed] in us. For the earnest expectation of the creature [Gk: creation] waiteth for the manifestation [Gk: disclosure: appearing, coming, revelation] of the sons of God.


Hi Folks, God bless you. We (you and I) are growing up together, becoming something rather amazing, incredible actually, the sons of God fathered by the Creator of the entire universe. But how did God create the universe? Answer: with His Thoughts. First, God manifested His Thoughts as angels (rhema) in Heaven, and then God “clothed” some of those angelic Thoughts with a protective covering (for our protection) and presented them to us as the Word (logos - seed) of God. Please note the joy of a happy responder 😊. Our bodies are each the exterior pod (covering, container, shell) of an inner seed that was sown by Father God into the vineyard of this earth. However, the vineyard of the Lord (this earth) shall be destroyed.



(Isa 5:1-7) Now will I sing to my wellbeloved [Jesus Christ] a song of my beloved touching his vineyard [created to yield wine (symbol of the Holy Spirit)]. My wellbeloved hath a vineyard in a very fruitful hill: And he fenced it, and gathered out the stones thereof, and planted it with the choicest vine, and built a tower [Heb: pulpit] in the midst of it, and also made a winepress [Heb: a wine vat] therein: and he looked that it should bring forth grapes, and it brought forth wild grapes [Heb: poison berries /// a stench: stink]. And now, O inhabitants of Jerusalem, and men of Judah, judge, I pray you, betwixt me and my vineyard. What could have been done more to my vineyard, that I have not done in it? wherefore, when I looked that it should bring forth grapes, brought it forth wild grapes? And now go to; I will tell you what I will do to my vineyard: I will take away the hedge [Heb: to entwine, shut in (for formation, protection, restraint)] thereof, and it shall be eaten up [Heb: consumed: burned, set on fire, waste]; and break down the wall [Heb: inclosure: fence, hedge] thereof, and it shall be trodden down [Heb: abasement] [syn: lowered, demeaned, degraded, belittled, humiliated, subjugated, denigrated]: And I will lay it waste [Heb: desolation]: it shall not be pruned, nor digged; but there shall come up briers and thorns [Heb: scrub or trash, wild growth of weeds] [piercing thorns]: I will also command the clouds that they rain no rain [i.e., no Word of God] upon it. For the vineyard of the LORD of hosts is the house of Israel [Heb: he will rule as God], and the men of Judah [Heb: celebrated] his pleasant plant: and he looked for judgment [discernment between good and evil], but behold oppression [Heb: slaughter]; for righteousness [Heb: rightness, justice, virtue], but behold a cry [Heb: a shriek] [syn: screech, scream]






Ps. Once an angel, always an angel