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LAMENTATIONS MOURNING AND WOE


 

Ahead of us now, is lamentations, mourning, and woe, what does that mean for us.
The gospel of the Kingdom of God is the way to eternal life, which is good news; but there are a lot of things to happen in the end time, which would bring humanity to extinction; if it werenít for God's elect.

 

The end time prophecies of Ezekiel begin with what appears to be and actually is bad news.

 

Eze 2:10  Then He spread it before me; and there was writing on the inside and on the outside, and written on it were lamentations and mourning and woe.

 

The message has to go to the children of Israel, who have rebelled against their creator.

 

Eze 2:3  And He said to me: "Son of man, I am sending you to the children of Israel, to a rebellious nation that has rebelled against Me; they and their fathers have transgressed against Me to this very day.

 

The Watchman has to know the message clearly.

 

Eze 3:3  And He said to me, "Son of man, feed your belly, and fill your stomach with this scroll that I give you." So I ate, and it was in my mouth like honey in sweetness.

 

Mr. Armstrong had been shown by God, that Great Britain and America are latter day Joseph; and the following verses prove that correct. The message goes to people who speak the same language as the watchman.

 

Eze 3:4  Then He said to me: "Son of man, go to the house of Israel and speak with My words to them.

Eze 3:5  For you are not sent to a people of unfamiliar speech and of hard language, but to the house of Israel,

Eze 3:6  not to many people of unfamiliar speech and of hard language, whose words you cannot understand. Surely, had I sent you to them, they would have listened to you.

 

The above scripture shows clearly that the watchman and Joseph are of the same language.  Now you may be wondering where does the watchman come from. Notice the following scripture.  The watchman is from Ephraim.

 

Hos 9:8  The watchman of Ephraim is with my God; But the prophet is a fowler's snare in all his ways Enmity in the house of his God.

 

We have shown from other articles that the message starts with the warning of the downfall of modern day Joseph; which leaves approx. fourteen million people alive from English speaking Nations.

 

The message is not popular amongst Israel or some church members. This, is because the end time message will be hard, it is not easy sayings.  Some in the end time church donít want to hear these warnings of the impending disasters, they seem to think they will not happen or arenít willing to face the harshness of the times ahead.

 

DENYING THAT THESE DAYS ARE COMING: WILL NOT PREVENT THE DISASTERS AHEAD.

 

Nobody looks forward to the time of Jacob's trouble, but it will happen.  It is for the ultimate salvation of the entire nation of Israel.  What we need to do, as a church, is to understand the prophesies for our time and draw closer to our God and learn from Him what we can do to benefit Israel and other church members in these terrible times.  If we are close to God, if we want to learn, if we ask God to show us the truth and if we have a heart and mind that is open and honest, and if we are humble and believe and love God, then God may be able to use us to help others and to be of some assistance in the time of Jacob's trouble. 

 

This warning, which will go out at the time that God has decreed, will not be welcomed: and latter day Joseph will not take heed, just as happened in the days of Noah.

 

Eze 3:7  But the house of Israel will not listen to you, because they will not listen to Me; for all the house of Israel are impudent and hard-hearted.


Mat 24:38  For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark,

Mat 24:39  and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be.

 

The warning of lamentation, mourning, and woe will go out and the events warned about will come to pass.

 

God has made the knowledge of these end time prophesies; available to the watchman for a number of reasons.  The church needs to be taught the restored end time knowledge.  Members will understand these end time mysteries.  God will use the watchman to teach them.  Also Israel and Judah will be warned of the impending time of Jacobís trouble.  There is a huge responsibility on the watchman to insure that all are warned or else their blood will be on his shoulders.  Notice the following verse on this subject and imagine the seriousness that this verse implies.

 

Eze 3:18  When I say to the wicked, 'You shall surely die,' and you give him no warning, nor speak to warn the wicked from his wicked way, to save his life, that same wicked man shall die in his iniquity; but his blood I will require at your hand.

 

Look at the attitude of Israel.

 

Jer 6:19  Hear, O earth! Behold, I will certainly bring calamity on this people The fruit of their thoughts, Because they have not heeded My words Nor My law, but rejected it.

 

Jer 11:10  They have turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers who refused to hear My words, and they have gone after other gods to serve them; the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken My covenant which I made with their fathers."

 

Israel only wants to hear smooth things.

 

Isa 30:9  That this is a rebellious people, Lying children, Children who will not hear the law of the LORD;

Isa 30:10  Who say to the seers, "Do not see," And to the prophets, "Do not prophesy to us right things; Speak to us smooth things, prophesy deceits.

Isa 30:11  Get out of the way, Turn aside from the path, Cause the Holy One of Israel To cease from before us."

Isa 30:12  Therefore thus says the Holy One of Israel: "Because you despise this word, And trust in oppression and perversity, And rely on them,

 

God's servants will only use God's words. God is against false prophets.

 

Jer 23:30  "Therefore behold, I am against the prophets," says the LORD, "who steal My words every one from his neighbor.

Jer 23:31  Behold, I am against the prophets," says the LORD, "who use their tongues and say, 'He says.'

Jer 23:32  Behold, I am against those who prophesy false dreams," says the LORD, "and tell them, and cause My people to err by their lies and by their recklessness. Yet I did not send them or command them; therefore they shall not profit this people at all," says the LORD.

 

The latter day watchman will warn of the troubles to come, it will be an unpopular warning, and the watchman will be hated; but eventually they will know that there has been a prophet amongst them, when these things come to pass.

 

Notice also that the watchman will say God's words faithfully, scripture will not be twisted to fit in with old beliefs;

 

Jer 23:28  "The prophet who has a dream, let him tell a dream; And he who has My word, let him speak My word faithfully. What is the chaff to the wheat?" says the LORD.

 

God's words are not easy to hear they have great correction.

 

Jer 23:29  "Is not My word like a fire?" says the LORD, "And like a hammer that breaks the rock in pieces?

 

Lamentation, mourning, and woe will be brought on by God the Father, and includes Jacobís trouble and the Day of the Lord. There is a time coming when God would destroy all life from earth, if it werenít for some faithful people.

 

Mal 4:5  Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD.

Mal 4:6  And he will turn The hearts of the fathers to the children, And the hearts of the children to their fathers, Lest I come and strike the earth with a curse.

 

Mat 24:22  And unless those days were shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the elect's sake those days will be shortened.

 

God will bring on the words of the covenant.

 

Jer 11:10  They have turned back to the iniquities of their forefathers who refused to hear My words, and they have gone after other gods to serve them; the house of Israel and the house of Judah have broken My covenant which I made with their fathers."

Jer 11:11  Therefore thus says the LORD: "Behold, I will surely bring calamity on them which they will not be able to escape; and though they cry out to Me, I will not listen to them.

 

Eventually, there will be glad tidings of good things.

 

Rom 10:15  And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: "HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THOSE WHO PREACH THE GOSPEL OF PEACE, WHO BRING GLAD TIDINGS OF GOOD THINGS!"

 

Isa 52:7  How beautiful upon the mountains Are the feet of him who brings good news, Who proclaims peace, Who brings glad tidings of good things, Who proclaims salvation, Who says to Zion, "Your God reigns!"

 

The times of lamentation mourning and woe are just ahead of us, no one should look forward to this terrible time, however it is for the ultimate salvation of all man kind, and God will do this out of love and mercy for man kind. 

 

We hope and pray for the swift coming of the kingdom of God and for the return to earth of the Father and Jesus Christ to usher in the ways to live which lead to peace love and joy for all mankind.