ABORTION

abortionThe Holy Bible speaks of spontaneous abortion, but not of induced abortion. Let’s start by defining abortion and pregnancy according to medical science. Abortion is the removal of pregnancy tissue, products of conception or the fetus and placenta from the uterus.  Pregnancy is a process that consists of a series of biochemical changes that take place in a woman’s organs and tissues as a result of a developing fetus, connected by the umbilical cord to the placenta, the organ that develops and implants in the mother’s uterus during pregnancy. Through the blood vessels in the umbilical cord, the fetus receives all the necessary nutrition, oxygen, and life support from the mother through the placenta.  Heart sounds are created from blood flowing through the heart chambers as the cardiac valves open and close during the cardiac cycle. Vibrations of these structures from the blood flow create audible sounds.  


According to science, life begins at conception, which most Christians would agree with. However, the growing fetus does not have its own life.  All that it needs to sustain its existence, comes from the mother.  It gets its life from its mother.  So in truth, the life of the unborn child does not begin at conception.  It begins when the child takes its first breath— the breath of life.

“And the Lord formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”  Genesis 2:7

The soul is the vital principle in man credited to the faculty of thought, emotion, and action.  When it comes to abortion, the soul should be taken into consideration.  Our we, as parents, spiritually (mentally and emotionally) prepared to bring a child into this world?  If we are not, we will end up bringing harm to the soul of our child through our mental and emotional deficiencies.

“Sing, O barren, thou that didst not bear; break forth into singing, and cry aloud, thou that didst not travail with child: for more are the children of the desolate than the children of the married wife, saith the LORD.”  Isaiah 54:1

“For it is written, Rejoice, thou barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many  more children than she which hath an husband.”  Galatians 4:27

I’m sure it makes people feel good to say that they are pro-life.  After all, they are standing up for life!  But what if the life the child is forced to enter into (having no choice of his own) is not a good one?  The prophet Isaiah tells us that the desolate have more children than the wife that is married.  How can the desolate have more children than the one that has a husband?  When it doesn’t seem to make sense literally, it should be taken spiritually.  We call the ground desolate when it is without seed. The spiritually desolate are those that lack what both the seed and the husband symbolize, which is truth, through which we are healed mentally and emotionally.  If pro-choice no longer becomes an option, Isaiah’s prophecy will continue to unfold, as more and more children, born of the spiritually desolate, are brought into this world, carrying on the spiritual legacy of their caretakers, contributing to the growing spiritual decline of mankind.

Written by Sandra L. Butler © 2022

UNCONDITIONAL LOVE

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Unconditional love: affection without any limitations, or love without conditions. This term is sometimes associated with other terms such as true altruism or complete love. Each area of expertise has a certain way of describing unconditional love, but most will agree that it is that type of love which has no bounds and is unchanging.  Wikipedia

God is Love. While it is true that God, which is Spirit, has no limitations. Is it true that God, which is Love, has no conditions?

God has spiritual laws set in place, and being made in the image of God, man is subject to these laws. If he breaks these spiritual laws, he suffers the consequences. The law is the condition. God set up His Law out of Love, to keep us in the borders of obedience, within a wall of protection.   

“If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee… Exodus 15:26

There are conditions that must be met in order to escape the diseases that plague us. Clearly, man is not been in compliance with the conditions that God has laid down for us, to protect us, because he loves us. 

God is Love, which also has a condition:    

“Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” John 14:16—  which is to say, no man comes to Love, except through truth. 

“For the Father himself loveth you, because ye have loved me…”   John 16:27

God loves those who love truth, therefore, God’s love is conditional! 

So where did this “feel-good” expression come from?  A search reveals that the term, “unconditional love,” was first used by psychoanalyst Erich Fromm in 1934.  So, it is a precept of man, not of God. The term is sometimes associated with “complete love,” the biblical term for which is, “perfect love.” 

“Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth in him, and he in God… God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: … There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear… We love him, because he first loved us. If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?  And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.” 1 John 4:15-21

The word confess means to assent; i.e. covenant, which is to express agreement or acceptance of something. Those that agree or accept that Jesus is the Son of God, dwell in love. Therefore, those that accept that Jesus is God, do not dwell in love.  Why?  Because, in removing the Son, we remove the word of God (truth), the very essence of God’s spirit— “the spirit of truth.”  So we can conclude that, if we remove truth from the equation, our love can never be made perfect. We can never reach “perfect love” from within our heart. The “day of judgment” is the period of time in which we judge (overcome) our false perceptions and beliefs. If we achieve it in this life, we will have boldness on the day of judgment in the afterlife. Love, by itself, has no power until it is directed toward someone or something. God directed His Love toward us by giving us Jesus, the manifestation of God’s seed or word of truth.  How do we love ourselves?  By giving ourselves the truth.  Only then, can we truly say we love God.  Only then can we truly love our brother.

Fear opposes love. A lie opposes truth. Fear is the spirit or energy of the lie.  Love is the spirit or energy of truth. How many of us have (knowingly or unknowingly) enabled our brother’s bad behavior as a result of accepting the “unconditional love” lie?  That is not loving our brother. Love has a condition, which is truth. Yet we fear telling our brother the truth, which would be a demonstration of our love towards them. 

Fromm’s concept of “unconditional love” could very well have been an unconscious back-lash against the fear instilled in him through religion, having come from an Orthodox Jewish family, a religion he turned away from in 1926.  If we did our due diligence by looking into the history of those that come up with these man-made concepts, we would most likely understand the psychology behind it. This obsession with love is an attempt to counteract the fear buried so deep within the psyche, that most of us are still unaware of its existence, a fear that can be overcome by replacing all of these lies, with truth. 

In truth, there is no such thing as “unconditional love.”

Written by Sandra L. Butler © 2021

CHRISTMAS TREE PROPHECY

Thus saith the Lord, Learn not the way of the heathen,Christmas Tree and be not dismayed at the signs of heaven; for the heathen are dismayed at them.  For the customs of the people are vain: for one cutteth a tree out of the forest, the work of the hands of the workman, with the axe. They deck it with silver and with gold; they fasten it with nails and with hammers, that it move not.”   Jeremiah 10:2-4 

The word heathen means Gentile.  It was 300 years after Christ before the Roman church kept Christmas, and not until the fifth century that it was mandated to be kept throughout the empire as an official festival honoring “Christ.”  However, it is not Christ that is being honored through this tradition, but Paul, upon whose teachings the Roman church was built, which is why Paul is called Apostle to the Gentiles

THE BIRTH OF JESUS

Birth of JesusThere is quite a lot of speculation as to when Jesus was born.  The Christian religion teaches that Jesus was born on December 25th. Messianic Jews favor a date that ties in with one of the fall Feasts, such as the Feast of Trumpets or Feast of Tabernacles.  There are also a few spring predictions out there.

Let’s start with what Jesus is. The seed of God (Luke 8:11).  God is called the husbandman,  which means gardener.  A gardener plants his seed in early spring.  Let’s assume God planted His spiritual seed into the physical womb of Mary the first day of spring, the March equinox beginning on March 20th.  The flesh that would house this spiritual seed takes forty weeks to form, putting the birth on precisely December 25th.  

A December 25th date puts Jesus among the many other gods believed to be born on this day: Buddha, Krishna (eastern gods), Mithras (Roman god), Quetzalcoatl (Aztec god), Hercules (Greek god), Tammuz (Sumerian god), Horus and Osiris (Egyptian gods). This is where we need to look at the customs and practices of the people that worship these gods. The custom of the Egyptians was to be buried with their most valued earthly possessions, which they believed would go with them into the afterlife.  Certainly, not a concept of Jesus, who taught us not to put value on earthly possessionsThe reason we should not group Jesus with the eastern gods, is because the practices of the east are mind-body disciplines. Jesus advocated for a heart discipline, which brings us to the Aztecs, who sacrificed human hearts to their gods.  Clearly, not a concept of Jesus, who taught on the spiritual sacrificing of the impurities of the heart.

For the spiritually-minded, the birth of Jesus is not about a literal day, but about a spiritual or internal experience. When seed is planted in the earth, symbolizing the heart, the life in the seed (John 1:4) is regenerated through its conception, which through the process of time, brings forth.  Maybe our time would be better spent thinking about the birth of God’s spiritual seed in our heart instead of the birth of the physical body that housed the spiritual seed, which is why Jesus would not have been born on December 25th, a date that fits the physical conception of physical seed, rather than the spiritual conception of spiritual seed, which Jesus was.

Maybe we will never know the truth when it comes to the day that Jesus was born because it is the spiritual birth that matters. The birth of truth can not be given a day. It takes place within the individual, over an indeterminate period of time.

It is the Christian religion that is responsible for the way many think about the birth of Jesus.  And religious Christmas songs like, “Come let us adore him…” doesn’t help, taking our mind off of the spiritual, and putting it on the physical.  Christians say they believe in Jesus, which is to believe at a mind level. They adore the physical aspect of God’s holy seed.  But adoration for the spiritual aspect of Jesus requires us to believe on a heart level through spiritual or internal works, which has nothing to do with proclaiming we love Jesus with our mouth, or in our mind.

“Wherefore the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw near me with their mouth, and with their lips do honour me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear toward me is taught by the precept of men:”  Isaiah 29:13

This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.”  Matthew 15:8

It is through these spiritual or internal works that we regenerate truth in that spiritual womb called the heart, giving birth to truth, through which we demonstrate our love for the spiritual Jesus.  Let us think about the birth of Jesus in the context of what his birth symbolizes.  There is not enough information to determine exactly when Jesus was born in the flesh. But there is enough information to determine how we give birth to truth in our flesh.

“Now Maccabeus and his company, the Lord guiding them, recovered the temple and the city: But the altars which the heathen had built in the open street, and also the chapels, they pulled down. And having cleansed the temple they made another altar, and striking stones they took fire out of them, and offered a sacrifice after two years, and set forth incense, and lights, and shewbread.  When that was done, they fell flat down, and besought the Lord that they might come no more into such troubles; but if they sinned any more against him, that he himself would chasten them with mercy, and that they might not be delivered unto the blasphemous and barbarous nations.  Now upon the same day that the strangers profaned the temple, on the very same day it was cleansed again, even the five and twentieth day of the same month, which is Casleu. And they kept the eight days with gladness.” 2 Maccabees, Chapter 10, verses 1-6. 

December 25th, the day the heathen profaned the temple. The word profane means lacking due respect. We profane the temple through our false religious and personal images or beliefs, which we have set up in that spiritual temple called the heart. We cleanse the temple by overcoming these false beliefs through the birth of the spiritual Jesus from within our heart. In doing this, we are no longer counted among the heathen, the unbelievers, who only celebrate the birth of Jesus literally, perpetually, one day out of the year.

Written by Sandra L. Butler © 2015

REINCARNATION

Reincarnation: the doctrine that the soul, upon death of the body, comes back to earth in another body or form. Rebirth of the soul in a new body. This is the general understanding of reincarnation today, which came from the east.  A different understanding comes from The Holy Bible— the Sacred Text of the west.

The soul, by definition, is the vital principle in man credited to the faculty of thought, emotion, and action. The soul is unique to each individual because none of us have the same exact experiences in life, which determine how we think and feel; thought and emotion.  The eastern concept of reincarnation teaches that the soul of an individual can return again and again for the purpose of reaching total enlightenment.  Here, the body experiences a physical death, followed by a physical birth as the soul is transferred to a new body.

Energy is either transferred or transformed.

The east teaches transference of the soul-energy.  Here’s the problem with this incomplete concept.  Our soul, through the painful things we saw, heard, felt, and experienced throughout our life, took on negative and destructive energy.  If our soul-energy is not transformed during our time here on earth, our unhealed mental and emotional energy will be transferred, passing over into the spiritual realm—“in heaven as it is on earth.” If we are to accept the eastern concept of reincarnation, we must accept that the infant comes into this world in an unhealed mental and emotional state.  Otherwise, what would be the purpose of the soul’s return, which according to the east, is to reach enlightenment.  So now, the poor soul that has taken on a new body, not only has the burden of the negative and destructive energy of the previous life, but the burden of the negative and destructive energy his soul will carry through the painful experiences of this life.  To have a complete understanding of reincarnation we must incorporate what the Sacred Text of the west has to teach us on the subject.

The Holy Bible teaches spiritual reincarnation through a spiritual death and rebirth that takes place while we are in the physical body.  To reach enlightenment does not require the soul to experience many past lives through many bodies. But rather, to experience the past of this life in this one body.  Jesus said we must “become as little children,” which takes place through the transformation of our mental and emotional or soul energy, through which we return to the state we lived in as little children; pure in thought and emotion. Jesus provides the instruction for returning to this pure state through his cup and platter parable. The inside of the cup” symbolizes the thoughts of the mind.  The inside of the platter” symbolizes the emotions of the heart.  We are transformed through the purification of our mind and heart. Transformation is an act, process, or instance of transforming or being transformed. The process through which we become a new creation, our “first heaven and earth,” formed through false perceptions and beliefs, which carry negative and destructive mental and emotional energy, passing away (Revelation 21:1). This is the spiritual death that precedes the spiritual birth of a new creation; “a new heaven and a new earth,” symbolizing “a new mind and a new heart,” which being formed through the spiritual light of truth, carries positive and constructive mental and emotional energy, the soul reaching enlightenment in one lifetime. The soul consists of mental and emotional energy. The transformation of this energy is the rebirth of our soul in our body.

This is the teaching of the Sacred Text of the west on the subject of reincarnation.

“The last Adam was made a quickening spirit…”

 The spirit is the power or energy that works through the mind and heart— through the soul.  The word quickening means to (re-)vitalize, make alive, give life.  Through this transformation process, the holy spirit is revitalized.  And with the revitalization of our portion of God’s holy spirit, comes the regeneration of God’s word (Matthew 19:28), which forms our new heaven and earth, the word regeneration meaning the act or process of creating anew. 

As man enters the third day, he is given one last opportunity to revitalize his holy spirit through the conception of truth in his heart, returning his soul to the pure state in which it was received. A new mind and a new heart equates to a new soul, in which dwells a new spirit (Psalms 51:10).  A new soul formed inside of this old body, as opposed to the eastern belief of an old soul entering a new body.

Jesus asks, “Whom do men say that I the Son of man am? … Some say that thou art John the Baptist: some, Elias (Elijah) and others, Jeremias, or one of the prophets. Matthew 16:13,14.  But I say unto you, “Elias is come already.”  Matthew 17:12

Jesus’ response was for the benefit of the Jewish scribes, who understood that Elijah must come before Messiah.  But Jesus is also teaching us a very important spiritual truth.  It is not the soul, which is unique to each person, that returns.  It was not the soul of Elijah that returned.  It was the spirit of Elijah, which rested upon John the Baptist, while Jesus possessed the spirit of Elisha.

“And it came to pass, when they were gone over, that Elijah said unto Elisha, Ask what I shall do for thee, before I be taken away from thee. And Elisha said, I pray thee, let a double portion of thy spirit be upon me.”  2 Kings 2:9

“And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the man was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood upon his feet.” 2 Kings 13:21  

Jesus said, I am the resurrection.”  

So now, through the Word of God, we understand that it is not the soul that takes on a new body.  But a body that takes on the spirit of one that has come before.  During a past-life regression, my sister saw herself as Queen Sheba. She took it to mean literally.  When in truth, it was the spirit or idiomatic expression of Queen Sheba that she took on in this life.

Any knowledge of a past life should be used to understand the past of this life.

Written by Sandra L. Butler © 2015

WORLD SIGNS in the END TIMES

8803679ac0fe20bb05080dd5eb167e9fWe are in the end of [the seven] days; in the beginning of the seventh day or seventh-thousandth year since the beginning of the spiritual decline of mankind, symbolized by the fall in the garden.

“But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.” 2 Peter 3:8.

The number seven pertains to the spiritual, coinciding with the spiritual “era of Jacob,” which the world entered with the new millennium.  It is important that we understand the spiritual message encoded in Jacob’s description of his sons in what is the last, or end of, days.

“And Jacob called unto his sons, and said, Gather yourselves together, that I may tell you that which shall befall you in the last days.”  Genesis 49:1

The Quran refers to it as “The Day of Gathering together.”

It is a spiritual or internal gathering of the 12 sons of Jacob or 12 tribes of Israel, which takes place as we judge (overcome) the negative aspects of these sons or tribes from within our own mind and heart.

“And Jesus said unto them, Verily I say unto you, That ye which have followed me, in the regeneration, when the Son of man shall sit in the throne of his glory, ye also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.”  Matthew 19:28

Let’s take a look at the first three unholy spirits or energies, born of Leah, symbolizing flesh. Because this spiritual judgment has not been taking place in mankind, the negative and destructive spirits or energies of what these sons or tribes represent, moves out into the physical where we can see the effects they are having upon mankind.  Leah’s first son is Reuben. The unholy spirit of Reuben is fear, a spiritual truth we find encoded in the story of Reuben, who lay with his father’s concubine, Bilhah, which means terror. The SIGN of this fear or terror was SEPTEMBER 11th, 2001. What follows fear are two more unholy spirits:

Simeon and Levi are brethren: instruments of cruelty are in their habitations. O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.”  Genesis 49:5,6

Simeon and Levi, the unholy spirits of anger and control. They are brethren; kindred spirits. Where there is one, you will find the other. They are the source of every physical addiction, which is being driven by our spiritual bondage or addiction. The soul is not to come unto their “assembly,” referring, outwardly, to the religious assembly, as the church is filled with false beliefs, and as the temple was filled with false images in the days of Josiah. What is sustaining the anger and control that fuels our addictions, are the false images or beliefs we have set up in that spiritual temple called the heart.  It was in the temple that Jesus expressed righteous anger in response to the false images that were set up upon the tables, representing “the fleshy tables of the heart.”  Let us use our anger to do right, directing it toward the false image or belief, which through our sincere desire to overcome, will bring us the truth that destroys them; making us spiritually free.

Many choose to accept these false religious beliefs because it gives them a feeling of empowerment, and peace, but it is a false empowerment, and a false peace, symbolized by the wall that should be brought down, and will be brought down when the reality of what is taking place in the world does not match the religious image they bought into.

“Because, even because they have seduced my people, saying, Peace; and there was no peace; and one built up a wall, and, lo, others daubed it with untempered morter: Say unto them which daub it with untempered morter, that it shall fall…”  Ezekiel 13:10,11

And if you challenge their false beliefs, you will see their anger rise up in an effort to maintain control, which they demonstrate by slaying you metaphorically with hateful words, just as the religious assembly slew Jesus for attempting to bring them a new, yet ancient, spiritual truth— “for in their anger they slew a man.” 

It is through their anger and control that  “they digged down a wall,” symbolizing the invisible wall of protection they would have entered through spiritual obedience to the spiritual or internal works, which Jesus preached. We are seeing this anger being unleashed upon our policemen, who serve as our physical wall of protection, a macrocosm of the WORLD-SIGN revealing the spirit of anger and control in the heart of mankind, which is giving power to the “instruments of cruelty,” who are demonstrating this negative and destructive energy from without, which we have come to know as ISIS. 

What do September 11th, 2001 and ISIS have in common?

The nation they are associated with. The nation that represents the spiritual bondage of mankind.

The carnal interpretations that have been assigned to the Holy Bible and the Holy Quran have kept those who follow them, from believing (obeying) the spiritual laws or works, through which they would be made free of their spiritual bondage. Which is why the nation that represents the bondage state of the soul, is gaining in power, exponentially.  But this power is not peaceful. It is a destructive warring power, whose law will be oppressive— a law without mercy!

As within, as without.

“Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law? “For it is written that Abraham had two sons, the one by the bondmaid, the other by a freewoman…which things are an allegory: for these are the two covenants.”  Galatians 4:21, 22, 24

Islam and Israel, two great nations, each serving as a SIGN, revealing the spiritual state of man. Ishmael and Isaac, two sons, existing without as Muslims and Jews. Existing side-by-side in the holy Land, symbolizing the Heart of man.  The on-going war between Palestinians and Jews is the outward expression of the on-going internal war that has yet to be won in the heart of man.

“From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?” James 4:1

The “members” symbolize our own mind and heart, the lusts of which are driven by the false beliefs that keep us in spiritual bondage, under the 1st covenant

Israel and America are inherently linked by what they stand for— freedom, the 2nd covenant.

They must stand in support of one another to preserve our physical freedom, as they represent the two witnesses that work together within to bring us spiritual freedom. America’s symbol is the eagle, symbolizing the presence of God.   Israel’s symbol is the star of David, the six points representing our six days of spiritual works, through which we are made spiritually free. The country retreat for the President of the United States is called “Camp David,” which is no coincidence.  David was a man after God’s own heart, which he became by slaying the Lion and the Bear, the lion symbolizing man’s unholy spirit, the bear symbolizing man’s unrighteous word, man’s word being the sum of his false religious and personal beliefs, which the prophet Jeremiah says will be his burden, which is bondage.  America, “the land of the free,” had to fight against England, whose symbol is the Lion, in order to preserve that freedom.

The recent focus on Russia, whose symbol is the Bear, is yet another SIGN. 

Having entered the spiritual era with the new millennium, we must now fight against the spiritual bear by fighting against the unrighteous word of our own heart.  If man continues in his spiritual disobedience by refusing to fight this internal bear, the external Land that stands for freedom will become a Land of bondage, which we are already witnessing here in America through the enactment of more and more laws. To stop an oppressive government and religion from ruling us from without, we must stop the oppressive power that is ruling us from within.  Russia stands in support of Syria, another very important SIGN, pointing to the direction we are headed as a people and as nations if we do not get on with slaying the spiritual bear of false beliefs, the Holy Bible providing us with the instruction through which we will be delivered of this oppressive internal, and therefore external power we are facing in these END TIMES.

“ Now Elisha was fallen sick of his sickness whereof he died.  And Joash the king of Israel came down unto him, and wept over his face, and said, O my father, my father, the chariot of Israel, and the horsemen thereof. And Elisha said unto him, Take bow and arrows. And he took unto him bow and arrows. And he said to the king of Israel, Put thine hand upon the bow. And he put his hand upon it: and Elisha put his hands upon the king’s hands. And he said, Open the window eastward. And he opened it. Then Elisha said, Shoot. And he shot. And he said, The arrow of the Lord’s deliverance from Syria…”  2 Kings 13:14-17  

Elisha received “the double portion,” symbolizing the spirit and word of God, the presence of God, the death of which took place within us when we replaced God’s holy spirit and word with an unholy spirit and word, symbolized by the lion and the bear that David slew. To be delivered of our word of false beliefs will require us to follow the instruction of Elisha, which being the power of resurrection, will bring about a resurrection of truth from within our heart.  

“And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the man was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood upon his feet.”  2 Kings 13:21

Jesus, symbolizing truth, said, “I am the resurrection.”  It is through the resurrection of truth from within our heart that we receive salvation; being saved from our own word of false beliefs, through which our heart is made clean, our spiritual essence restored to the state in which we received it from God.

“Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me. Cast me not away from thy presence; and take not thy holy spirit from me. Restore unto me the joy of thy salvation; and uphold me with thy free spirit.” Psalms 51:10-12 

 It is through God’s power that our heart is made clean. But as Joash called upon Elisha, we must call upon the spiritual power of our heart by activating it according to God’s ancient spiritual instruction. 

These are a just a few of the WORLD SIGNS in these END TIMES.

Written by Sandra L. Butler © 2015

LINEAGES OF MATTHEW & LUKE

OpenBible2The two lineages are the same for the 14 generations from Abraham to David. Then, the Matthew lineage takes us through the kings of Judah, while the Luke lineage goes through another line. But there were never to be kings in the first place. Israel rejected God as ruler over them when they rejected God’s mouthpiece, Samuel, meaning heard of God, demanding a king like the other nations, so God gave them Saul, the first king of Israel. God would later rend the kingdom from Saul and give it to David.  It is after David that the lineages diverge.  The Matthew lineage goes from David to Solomon, and the Luke lineage from David to Nathan, both sons by Bathsheba.

The reign of David is the type-and-shadow of the Messianic reign. The reign of Solomon is the reign of religious Christianity that followed the Messianic reign. Solomon had many strange women, representing the many strange (flesh or carnal minded) doctrines of religious Christianity. The majority of the kings of Judah do evil, with a good king periodically entering in to try to turn things around, but to no avail.

“Judah’s last prophet, told Zedekiah, Judah’s last king, that the people of Judah were to submit to the king of Babylon and serve him seventy years, after which time they would return to the holy city Jerusalem… But Zedekiah would not heed Jeremiah’s advice. He refused to submit to the king of Babylon, which would have saved his life, the life of his people, and Jerusalem. Zedekiah’s eyes were put out, and he was carried into Babylon where he died in prison.  In refusing to admit to our confusion we are left blinded to the truth, bound by our prison of lies, iniquity, or sin, the wages of which is death; death with regard to the full potential of our soul.  We are going into Babylon, whether we go willingly or forced by the circumstances of our reality.”   —THE BIBLE DECODED

It is after they are carried into Babylon that the two lineages come back together for two generations. The first son born after entering Babylon is Salathiel, meaning I have asked God.  This is where we return to a direct communication with God, which takes place when we humble ourselves by admitting we are confused. His son is Zorobabel, meaning, descended of (i.e. from) Babylon.  Then the lineages diverge again until they both return to Joseph.

What has led Jews into Babylon, and what has led Christians into Babylon, are different, so the path or generations back to Joseph will differ.  Both lineages go through Judah; through Pharez, meaning, breach, and therein lies the problem.

“For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came the chief ruler; but the birthright was Joseph’s.” 1 Chronicles 5:1

Judah prevailed above Israel as seen in her first king, Rehoboam, which means “a people has enlarged,”  But the birthright was Joseph’s. Both camps, Jews and Christians (the Judah of today) have forfeited their spiritual birthright by skipping over the spiritual works, which has caused this breach or gap. To receive the birthright, they will both have to return to Joseph, as both lineages do.

Judas (Judah in Hebrew) bought a field with the reward of iniquity.  What is counted as iniquity for the Jews is revealed through the prophet Isaiah (1:13,14).  What is counted as iniquity for the Christians is the doctrine of Paul, the Saul of the New Testament. The 12 generations from Salathiel to Christ represents the spiritual judgment that brings us to the spiritual christ, through which we become true worshippers— worshipping God in spirit and in truth

“But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.”  John 4:23

The generations should have gone through Jacob’s son, Joseph, not through Judah, which is why both generations go back to Joseph, the father of Jesus through the power of adoption.  All that came in-between; from Judah, the son of Jacob to Jesus, the son of Joseph, shows us our disobedience, and God’s mercy, who gave us David, a man after God’s own heart, who came to turn the heart of the people back to God.  But we are a stubborn and stiff-necked people, which was said of the children of Israel, chosen to represent us the people.

Written by Sandra L. Butler © 2003

GOD’S WILL

Gods_willGod’s will was, and is, creation.  Being made in the image of God, we have the power to form a spiritual heaven and earth, which we have all done.  This creation is called “the first heaven and the first earth.”  But this creation was not God’s will, as it was not made according to God’s instruction.  It was not formed in the light of truth, but in the darkness of naïveté.    

“Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness…”  Isaiah 5:20


“We have all called evil good, putting darkness for light by mistaking lies for truth, causing us to make wrong decisions throughout our life, which brought woe, meaning misery.  We have pushed the negative and destructive energy of painful memories down into the darkness of the subconscious mind.  It is time to bring that which is in darkness into the light, so the negative and destructive energy can be transformed into positive and constructive or creative energy.”   THE BIBLE DECODED: breaking the ancient code; “The Two Kingdoms”


Through a spiritual transformation, an overview of which is encoded in the creation story, we form a new heaven and a new earth,” through which our first heaven and earth passes away.  This is God’s Will! 

While we are on the subject of God’s will, let’s talk about this “God willing” expression we hear so often from those of religion.  Is this not saying that whatever happens, whatever the outcome, good or evil (desirable or undesirable, pleasant or unpleasant, joy or sorrow), is God’s will?  And what if what happens falls under the latter?  Are we not calling God, Who is good, evil?   According to the prophet Isaiah, the misery we bring into our life is the consequence of us calling evil good, mistaking lies for truth.  According to the prophet Jeremiah, our word (the sum or our false religious and personal beliefs) is our burden.   When we say, “God willing,” we place the burden on God.  If the outcome is one of pain and sorrow, it’s God’s fault, not ours.  This is a perversion of God’s Word, which teaches us that the burden is ours.              

“And when this people, or the prophet, or a priest, shall ask thee, saying, What is the burden of the LORD? thou shalt then say unto them, What burden?  I will even forsake you, saith the LORD.  And as for the prophet, and the priest, and the people, that shall say, The burden of the LORD, I will even punish that man and his house… And the burden of the LORD shall ye mention no more: for every man’s word shall be his burden; for ye have perverted the words of the living God, of the LORD of hosts our God.”  Jeremiah 23:33,34,36

We are responsible for what we bring into our life.  As God’s word formed heaven and earth, which was good, our word formed our first heaven and earth, which was not so good.  But we have power to bring joy and peace into our life through a new creation.  This is God’s will! 

“And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away…   And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.”  Revelation 21:1,4

This is our reward for performing the spiritual (mental and emotional) works that result in the creation of “a new heaven and a new earth,” symbolizing “a new mind and a new heart,” our thoughts, emotions, and actions, made pure.  Salvation through creation.

This is God’s will for us!

Written by Sandra L. Butler ©2022

 

THE CICADA SIGN

cicadaThere are signs to indicate the times. The return of the 17 year cycle cicada in the United States in 2021 is a very important one!  The biblical word for cicada is “locust,” which goes back to the Hebrew prime root word, rabah, meaning increase, gather, store. The 17 year cicada is coming up out of the ground, as Joseph, who being 17 years of age, came up out of the ground, retrieved from the pit in which his brothers threw him, entering Egypt, symbolizing the World, where he would gather and store the increase of corn for the coming famine, the corn symbolizing the spiritual word of God, for which there is now a growing hunger, as was written by the prophet Amos: “Behold, the days come, saith the Lord God, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the the words of the Lord.”  8:11.  The masses have been hearing the words of the Lord, but not through the orator of spiritual truth.  The only perspective with regard to the literal Word of God has been a religious one, which was established 17 hundred years ago by the Council of Nicea; a group of political and religious leaders that formed a government-sanctioned religion for the people to follow.

“Joseph, a parallel to Jesus— hated by his biological brothers, as Jesus was hated by his religious brothers. He was falsely accused and thrown into prison, as was Jesus. But in the end, both would bring salvation to the people. Joseph dwelt with his Hebrew brothers in the land of Canaan, as Jesus dwelt among his Jewish brothers in the land of Judea. And both entered Egypt in order to preserve their lives.” -THE BIBLE DECODED

Like the cicada, which disappears for 17 years, Jesus disappears from scripture between the ages of 13 and 30— for 17 years, spending time in that spiritual ground called the heart.  And what Jesus gave the World was spiritual corn; spiritual truth, the literal Word of God written in a symbolic language, which has preserved and protected this spiritual knowledge for over thirty-five hundred years.  It is a language that is foreign to the religious ear, which is why Joseph’s brothers did not understand his language, and why the multitudes did not understand Jesus’ parables.  When the famine waxed sore in all the land, the brothers of Joseph went down into Egypt to buy corn (Genesis 42:1,2), as many of those that proclaim to be God’s people will “buy in” to the spiritual knowledge and understanding that is appearing after 17 hundred years, which their religion has deprived them of, as was written by the prophet Hosea: “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge,” referring to destruction on a spiritual level.  To preserve their spiritual life, they, like the brothers of Joseph, will have to eat of the spiritual corn, which is to accept this spiritual truth into their heart through spiritual obedience.  When Jesus said “believe the works” (John 10:38) he was referring to ones obedience to the spiritual works through which one obtains spiritual life, which is salvation of the soul.

The Bible takes place within us:

When I left behind what was quickly becoming a religious mindset back in 1997, it was said that I had gone into the World.  Yes, I had gone into Egypt, after being thrown into a metaphorical pit by the rejection of those I once considered friends (Zechariah 13:6).  Like Joseph, who spent time in prison, I spent time in solitude, quieting my mind, the spiritual or symbolic meaning of  “silence in heaven,” through which I too came in contact with the baker and the butler, symbolizing the spirit and the word of God, also symbolized by the “two olive trees” or “two olive branches” (Zechariah 4:11-14), the olive pressed to make the oil used in physical anointing.  But it is only through the spiritual anointing of God’s holy spirit, which delivers the word of truth to our heart that we gain spiritual life through the removal of the spiritual flesh formed by our false religious and personal beliefs, as the cicada sheds its skin.  Once free of its skin, the wings of the cicada are given power. It is time to shed our coat of skin, thereby restoring the spiritual power through which we are made free mentally, emotionally, and physically, which is salvation of the soul.

The return of the 17 year cycle cicada is a sign, one that points to the return of spiritual truth, which has been buried; hidden from the masses for 17 hundred years.

Godspeed