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We are continuing on here in the book of Hebrews, remember meaning those that crossed over the Jordan River, going then into Babylon, meaning confusion. The subject of this chapter is Melchisedec, meaning King of Righteousness. Giving us way in the beginning of the Word of God, His promise to us, with God knowing that none of us could do this flesh life perfectly. Because of His love for us as here:

John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”
John 3:17 “For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved.”

God’s purpose is that He loves us, world here meaning this world age. That any person going through the flesh has the opportunity to not perish as Satan will perish, as here:

Revelation 20:10 “And the devil that deceived them was cast in to the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented day and night for ever and ever.”

The devil is Satan and he is the son of perdition, as here, we don‘t fly away nor get “raptured out“ as so many churches teach out of ignorance today. We are warned here, or beseeched that:

II Thessalonians 2:1 “Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto Him.”
II Thessalonians 2:2 “That ye be not soon shaken in mind, or be troubled, neither by spirit, nor by word, nor by letter, as from us, as that the day of Christ is at hand.”
II Thessalonians 2:3 “Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition,”
II Thessalonians 2:4 “Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the Temple of God, shewing himself that he is God.”
falling away (Strong’s 646) defection from truth (properly the state (“apostacy” or revolt against one’s religion); falling away, forsake; (same as feminine Strong’s 647) something separative, i.e. divorce, (writing of) divorcement; (from derivative of Strong’s 868) to remove, i.e. instigate to revolt; to desist, desert; fall away, depart; (from Strong’s 575) “off”, i.e. away , and from Strong’s 2476) to stand.
perdition (Strong’s 684) ruin or loss (physically, spiritual or eternal); damnable, destruction, die, perdition, waste; (a presumed derivative of (Strong’s 622) to destroy fully (reflexive to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively destroy, die, lose, mar, perish.

The subject being the return of our Lord Jesus Christ and how we get back together with Him. Don’t let any person, any church nor religious organization, not even that first letter, or I Thessalonians Chapter 4, that even at the time of God having Paul write II Thessalonians they were teaching something other than God’s Word way back then! So you think it’s no surprise today, that we are so undisciplined in God’s Word, taking on men’s traditions, meaning the religious tradtitions and “playing church” over the years, that instead of going to read what God’s Word states, we rely on people and religious organizations, including churches. Two things must go down before Jesus returns. First, there must be a falling away, meaning to go totally against your religious belief. So if you are a Christian you then would do the opposite and worship Satan. Secondly, Satan, the son of perdition, meaning the son sentenced to perish as he is the only son by name in God’s Word, we just read one place in Revelation 20:10, sentenced to be blotted out, or to fully destroy, meaning out of all memory and existence. This then happens at the end of the Lord’s Day, or as II Peter 3:8 states one day is as one thousand years. So then right before the last and final age begins, the eternity starts, how could we have heaven knowing that Satan, and anyone else that wants to listen to him, are fully destroyed, or blotted out of existence! We could not have heaven knowing that right, as God is so very patient, and so just. Giving us not only this flesh age, but the Lord’s Day, which will come when Zechariah 14:4 happens and the Lord Jesus Christ stands in Jerusalem at the Mount of Olives setting up His permanent kingdom here on earth. How does this happen? Because God’s Word has not been taught chapter by chapter, and then following the subject and object, rather men’s traditions are taught, this is how Satan easily will come in and convince this world, the majority of people living today will go for it. All religions including the Christians as God’s Word is not taught according to the original languages, going back to the manuscripts, breaking down God’s Word verse by verse, following the precept, or the idea, as here:

Isaiah 29:1 “Woe to Ariel, to Ariel, the city where David dwelt! Add ye year to year; let them kill sacrifices.”
Isaiah 29:10 “For the LORD hath poured out upon you the spirit of deep sleep, and hath closed your eyes: the prophets and your rulers, the seers hath He covered.”
Isaiah 29:11 “And the vision of all is become unto you as the words of a book that is sealed, which men deliver to one that is learned, saying, “Read this, I pray thee:” and he saith, “I cannot; for it is sealed:”
Isaiah 29:12 “And the book is delivered to him that is not learned, saying, “Read this, I pray thee:” and he saith, “I am not learned.”
Isaiah 29:13 “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 29:14 “Therefore, behold, I will proceed to do a marvellous work among this People, even a marvelous work and a wonder: for the wisdom of their wise men shall perish, and the understanding of their prudent men shall be hid.”
Isaiah 29:15 “Woe unto them that seek deep to hide their counsel from the LORD, and their works are in the dark, and they say, “Who seeth us? And who knoweth us?”
Isaiah 29:16 “Surely your turning of things upside down shall be esteemed as the potter’s clay: for shall the work say of him that made it, “He made me not?” or shall the thing framed say of him that framed it, “He had no understanding”?”
Ariel (Strong’s 740) a symbolic name of Jerusalem; (same as Strong’s 739) lion of God, i.e. heroic; (from Strong’s 738) a lion (young); pierce; (from Strong’s 717) to pluck, gather, and (from Strong’s 410)strength, mighty, esp. Almighty (but used also of any deity); God, (god), goodly, great, idol, mighty one, power, strong; and (from Strong’s 3050) Jah, the sacred name: the Lord, most vehement; (contraction for Strong’s 3068 Jehovah).  

The subject here is to Ariel, which is a symbolic name of Jerusalem and also means lion. So the focus then on Jerusalem, which will be as we just read in II Thessalonians 2:3-4, where Satan will sit claiming to be God and will sit on God’s throne as God. The majority of the false prophets, meaning the Bible teachers who have not been taught God’s Word and are teaching what their religious organizations teach them in their seminaries, is taught to the many people who are relying on them for their information regarding God’s Word. Then so many say the Word of God is “sealed” or let someone that has understand read what it states, when they just don’t get it! The word revelation means to take off the cover or to reveal. They are honoring God by praising and praying in the name of Jesus Christ, but their actions show otherwise as they are teaching the precept, meaning the ideas of men, such as church doctrines and religious organizations not founded in God’s Word. Then God’s says in Isaiah 29:15, woe, or watch out! To those false prophets, or false Bible teachers, mostly out of their own ignorance of His Word, as the ones who are supposed to be prudent, or know His Word, the ones in charge of these organizations. God, Himself, will hide from them, the Truth. They pretty much could care less about the people, as they think the public has no idea, or is that clueless about God’s Word, just because they wear their religious robes, and have their title they on the outside look real religious, but are ignorant of what His Word states. God, Himself, is telling us here to teach against these people that do this! Then God says in Isaiah 29:16 these people who think they are so wise, with all the power and finances that many church organizations and religions of this world do, thinking that they, God’s creation, the potter’s clay, with Almighty God Jehovah, the Potter, is laughing at them! Saying how do you, meaning these churches and religions, think you know better than ME, ALMIGHTY GOD! Nobody of course! We are not “playing church” today as we live in a very critical time period, in which Satan will come first and many then will have liable to perish, meaning liable to be blotted out of all existence, souls for worshipping Satan! So we have to take this seriously here. Then continuing on in II Thessalonians 2:
II Thessalonians 2:10 “And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.”
II Thessalonians 2:11 “And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:”
II Thessalonians 2:12 “That they all might be damned who believed, not the truth, but had pleasure in unrighteousness.”

Just like we just read, if these churches and religions and people that once they know the truth of the Word of God, and then go back to those traditions taught in church and religion, God, HIMSELF, will send you strong delusion. Why? Because you brought it upon yourself, by your actions, not listening not to me, to what God’s Word has told us all right here! Then let’s move along here in Hebrews:

Hebrews 7:1 “For this Melchisedec, king of Salem, priest of the Most High God, who met Abraham returning from the slaughter of the kings, and blessed him;”
Hebrews 7:2 “To whom also Abraham gave a tenth part of all: first being by interpretation king of righteousness, and after that also king of Salem, which is King of peace;”
Hebrews 7:3 “Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually.”
Hebrews 7:4 “Now consider how great this man was, unto whom even the patriarch Abraham gave the tenth of the spoils.”
Melchisedec (Strong’s 3198) from Hebrews 4442) (Strong’s 4442) king of right or righteousness.
Salem (Strong’s 4532)Salem (i.e. Shalem); a place in Palestine; (from Strong’s Hebrew 8004) peaceful; Shalem, and early name of Jerusalem; (same as Strong’s 8003) complete, friendly, full, just, make ready, peaceable, perfected, quiet; whole; (from Strong’s 7999) to be safe (in mind, body or estate); to be completed; to be friendly; to reciprocate; be at peace, make good, repay, perfect, perform, recompense, requite, make restitution, restore, reward.

This King of Righteousness, King of Salem, meaning peace, is the Priest of the MOST HIGH GOD, Jehovah! Abraham knew this, there was no altar Jesus was right at the beginning of God’s plan. Dear Abraham who God changed his name from Abram, meaning high father, to Abraham, father of many nations, knew the Lord, the King of Peace, the King of Righteousness, Jesus Christ, and even tithed to Him! This is the faith that we all need to have in these end times. We don’t need some representative from some church coming uninvited to our doorstep soliciting their traditions of men, church organization, or religion on us! NO that is not you would go out there in the world looking to make friends, right? The LORD God wants His children to come to Him willingly and never under pressure. Jesus, meaning Jehovah’s Savior, in the Hebrew, or Yehuashua, and Christ, meaning the Anointed One. His Holy Spirit is that anointing oil, that truth that we feel that warmth of His love and especially when we are praying to the LORD God, Heavenly Father, in Jesus’s name. That wonderful feeling, which though when we go away from His Word, our shame really can burn us up! We never blame that on Him, but take full responsibility on ourselves knowing it is us, the sheep that have gone away from Our Shepherd Jesus, His Word, as here:

Revelation 19:13 “And He was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and His name is called The Word of God.”

His Word, the Word of God, what a privilege and an honour it is for us all that love Him, and serve Him willingly. Then Jesus Who is without father nor mother, no descent, nor end of life, but the Eternal One, ALMIGHTY God through His Saviour Jesus giving each one of our souls that opportunity to repent to Almighty God in Jesus’s Name and not perish, meaning blotted out of existence, as here:

John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”
John 3:17 “For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved.”

His Son, Son of Man, Jesus, Who did come in the flesh so each of us could have a chance to live, to exist, to not be blotted out, because dear God love us so much. There is no better or higher action of love. Because we can sit around all day long telling someone we love them, but until we do something about it. As here:

John 10:14 “I am the good Shepherd, and know My sheep, and am known of Mine.”
John 10:15 “As the Father knoweth Me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down My life for the sheep.”
John 10:16 “And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear My voice; and there shall be one fold, and one Shepherd.”
John 10:17 “Therefore doth My Father love Me, because I lay down My life, that I might take it again.”
John 10:18 “No man taketh it from Me, but I lay it down of Myself. I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again. This commandment have I received of My Father.”
John 10:19 “There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings.”
Jews (Strong’s 2453) Judean, or resident of Judea; i.e. belonging to Jehudah; (from Strong’s 2448) Judah, a part of (or place in) Palestine; (Strong’s Hebrew 3063) celebrated; Jehovah (or Judah), the name of five Israelites, or the tribe descended from the first, and of its territory.

This dear Jesus, the Good Shepherd, Our Good Shepherd, that love Him and believe what He tells us in His Word, we know His Voice when we hear It. When we hear the Word, the truth of His love for us touches our souls. Jesus laid His life down willingly, we, the sheep, His creation. Those that are not God’s creation, or the Kenites, sons of Cain, those that the devil, or the serpent seed, meaning offspring or children, of Genesis 3:15, they cannot hear God’s Voice. IF they do, God is always fair, though, and it is not up for you nor I to judge who can hear His Word and who cannot. Remember, too, as we just touched upon in II Thessalonians 2:10-11, if you want to continue to hear what a church teaches which is not found in God’s Word, or a religion, then God will send you strong delusion, so you won’t have the ability to read His Word with understanding. Why would such a loving Almighty God do this, you might ask? Well, again, would you want those children that not only listen to You, meaning Heavenly Father, The Word of God, as well as other men’s traditions and ideas, they basically are our “gods” of today! Anything, even ourselves, our own thinking that we know better than God is so clueless to the depth and the knowledge of what the Almighty, All-Knowing, Jehovah is and always will be! Then these Jews, meaning either a resident of the land of Judea, or today Israel, as well as a person of the tribe of Judah, so by the bloodline or their heritage. By their “fruit” as Jesus always teaches as here:

John 6:43 “For a good tree bringeth not forth corrupt fruit; neither doth a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit.”
John 6:44 “For every tree is known by his own fruit. For of thorns men do not gather figs, nor of a bramble bush gather they grapes.”
John 6:45 “A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.”
John 6:46 “And why call ye Me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?”
John 6:47 “Whosoever cometh to Me, and heareth My sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like:”
John 6:48 “He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.”
John 6:49 “But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.”
foundation (Strong’s 2310) something put down, i.e. a substruction (of a building, etc), foundation; (from derivative of Strong’s 5087) to place; in a passive or horizontal posture, not as Strong’s 2476 which denotes an upright and active position; advise, appoint, bow, conceive, kneel down, settle, sink down.

We have to really take a look here at this word, foundation, meaning to build as a substruction, meaning then to build downward, or sink down. This is as today we were talking about, the world’s state, going down and down, the morality, crime, politics, religion, everything, where bad appears good, and evil as moral, and so forth. You think it’s no wonder, as Satan is setting up his temporary kingdom here on earth, laying all his foundations, as remember there are two tribulations. As Satan, son of perdition, comes first, then Jesus, after Satan, at the seventh, or last trumpet in Revelation 11:15. Jesus here why we came, saying if the fruit, or the actions of that tree, a person is then shown by what they do. We know then that those are the Jews, as only residents of Judea, as they are Satan’s children, or the sons of Cain, as they went against that Lord. The Word here, Jesus, teaches us here by healing this blind man, that he saw men as trees at first, walking, but then in reality they were flesh men. This is telling us, hey, in My Word of God, trees equal people. Just like in Genesis Chapter 2:

Genesis 2:16 “And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, “Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:”
Genesis 2:17 “But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.”

The LORD God telling Adam not to listen to Satan, who is the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. So why is Satan called this, you might ask? As here:

Ezekiel 28:1 “The word of the LORD came again unto me, saying,”
Ezekiel 28:12 “Son of man, take up a lamentation upon the king of Tyrus, and say unto him, ‘Thus saith the Lord GOD; “Thou sealest up the sum, full of wisdom, and perfect in beauty,”
Tyrus (Strong’s 6685) a fast; (from Strong’s 6684) to cover over (the mouth), i.e. to fast.
merchandise (Strong’s 7404) trade (as peddled); (fem. passive participle of Strong’s 7402) to travel for trading, (spice) merchant.

The word Tyrus, or Tyre, in history was the tiny rock nation, in its geography, the world trade center at that time, that God’s Word using symbolically as what happened before in the first earth age when Satan deceived one third of God’s people and they worshipped him as we read in Revelation 12:4. Remember the stars are symbolic of angels, or people, as in I Corinthians 15:40, the celestial bodies, when we are no longer living in the flesh we wear when we return to God as all souls do, both good and bad, for only the LORD God is Judge as in Ecclesiastes 12:6-7. Then here we see the king of Tyrus, seeing Satan, the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, and what happened before his fall. Satan then here in Ezekiel 28:12 God is telling his servant, son of man, meaning Ezekiel a flesh man, just like we all are that a living in this flesh life. Sing a very, very sad song, or a lamentation, to Satan, who is the king of Tyrus. Satan was made perfectly, or God sealed up the sum, Satan full of wisdom and perfect in his beauty. Not the ugly, red devil, with a two horns, moustache, goatee, tail, and red long underwear in art, literature and in the media! He is a very beautiful archangel and here God’s Word is giving us a description to see what happened before his fall. Satan was one of the anointed cherubims, or the archangels that protect and cover God’s throne, as the Word describes here:

Psalms 80:1 “( A Psalm of Asaph.) Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, Thou That leadest Joseph like a flock; Thou That dwellest between the cherubims, shine forth.”
Asaph (Strong’s 623) collector; Asaph, the namee of three Israelites, and of the family of the first; (from Strong’s 622) to gather for an purpose, to receive, take away, i.e. remove (destroy, leave behind, put up, resotre); assemble, bring, consume, destroy, fetch, gather, lose, put all together, receive, recover (another from leprosy), be rereward, surely, take away; withdraw.

The word, Asaph, meaning collector, for both those to be gathered for a purpose and those to be destroyed, even to be rerewarded, as God will gather all of His people, again as HE, The Judge of us all, not man or some church, but HE, Our Creator. Remember to repent in the Name of Jesus Christ, and to Heavenly Father and that way we get the rewards and all the benefits of God’s election as well as those with free will that believe upon Him. So here, Jesus, remember the High Priest, the King of Peace or Salem, is sitting, as in Psalms 110:1, on the right hand of God on His throne right now, today in heaven. Joseph, remember, God renamed him Israel, meaning anyone, both the natural seed of Israel, as well as whomsoever believe in His Word, as in John 3:16, have the opportunity then to be lead by Him, by His Word. Jesus then sitting with the two cherubims protecting Him. Now we really have an idea of the point then what happened, Satan then who God gave the responsibility and he attained it by his actions to work to that position of trust of God, to keep out anybody from sitting in God’s throne. Satan, then, himself, sat in the Lord’s throne, as he thought he, God’s creation, could be as God, and have the people worship him, and they did! That’s why then we are living here today as in Jeremiah Chapter 4 God said rather than destroy that one third of His people, HE then gives all of us this opportunity to live in the flesh one time. There is no such reality in reincarnation, so even the souls that may have died in the womb, like by abortion whether intentional or by natural means, all then lived in the flesh, so each child then has the opportunity to choose God or Satan, period, as in Revelation 12:4, continuing here in Revelation 12:5:

Revelation 12:4 “And his tail drew the third part of stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth:  and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.”
Revelation 12:5 “And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron:  and her child was caught up into God, and to His throne.”
dragon (Strong’s 1404) (to look) a fabulous kind of serpent (perhaps as supposed to fascinate); dragon.

That dragon, again, Satan who some of his titles and roles are dragon and serpent, was right at the beginning of the beginning of this flesh age, trying to destroy Jesus, the woman’s, Eve’s, Seed, Jesus, Who did overcome death, who is the devil, as in Hebrews 2:14 and in Genesis 3:15. So then moving along here:

Ezekiel 28:13 “Thou hast been in Eden the garden of God; every precious stone was thy covering, the sardius, topaz, and the diamond, the beryl, the onyx, and the jasper, the sapphire, the emerald, and the carbuncle, and gold: the workmanship of thy tabrets and of thy pipes was prepared in thee in the day that thou was created.”
Ezekiel 28:14 “Thou art the anointed cherub that covereth; and I have set thee so: thou wast upon the holy mountain of God; thou hast walked up and down in the midst of the stones of fire.”
Ezekiel 28:15 “Thou wast perfect in thy ways from the day that thou wast created, till iniquity was found in thee.”
Ezekiel 28:16 “By the multitude of thy merchandise they have filled the midst of thee with violence, and thou hast sinned: therefore I will cast thee as profane out of the mountain of God: and I will destroy thee, O covering cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.”

Then here we see more specifically Satan, who was in Eden, in the first earth age, as well as in Genesis 2-3 when God’s throne was on earth initially, before man’s, both Eve and Adam’s fall, and all of us in the flesh, for no person, except, Son of Man, or Jesus Christ, can live in the flesh according to the commandments of God’s Word, perfectly. His Word showing us how to do it, making us more perfect, meaning more mature, that we know better. Satan then here had every precious stone for his covering, remember made perfectly, all talents, beauty, wisdom. The anointed, meaning with God’s Holy Spirit, that Satan given this role entrusted by the LORD God to protect His throne, at the holy mountain, or the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, as when Jesus returns in Zechariah 14:4, Jesus returns there as well as in Acts 1:10-11, the two young men wearing white apparel clothing, pointing to the Word we just read the two cherubims that protect the Lord’s throne, possibly who they are. That Jesus will return to this earth in the same manner in which HE left, returning down here to this earth bringing His kingdom here, not that we “fly away” nor get “raptured” as God is against this teaching in Ezekiel 13:20 and says woe or watch out to these fake prophets, meaning teachers of God’s Word that teach this! So then the stones, we know that The Rock, Almighty God, and as in:

Hebrews 12:29 “For our God is a consuming fire.”

Then Satan was right at God’s very throne, serving Him, and Satan stabbed God in the back! God after trusting him with such a duty to make sure nobody would touch God’s throne and respect the LORD God, decided that he, Satan, was better than God and sat in God’s throne! That is what the iniquity, or the terrible sin in what he did! Not only did Satan do this, but also the violence, and God called Satan profane as in Ezekiel 28:16, because of his heart, meaning his mind, thought, again that Satan knew better than God, and could beat God, in his cunning and deception! Because then Satan was so wise, full of talents, abilities, gifts, knowing God’s Word, just think, inside and out, as in Ezekiel 28:3, was wiser than Daniel. And in Daniel 1:

Daniel 1:20 “And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king enquired of them, he found them ten times better than all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm.”

Daniel was ten times wiser than King of Babylon’s, or Nebuchadnezzar’s, religious people, the magicians and so forth. As in medical science today we know we use only approximately one tenth of our brain’s functions as humans, so this tells us that God gave Daniel most or all total recall as when we pass on to God of our memory as to what happened in the first earth age and before we were born.

Ezekiel 28:17 “Thine heart was lifted up because of thy beauty, thou hast corrupted thy wisdom by reason of thy brightness: I will cast thee to the ground, I will lay thee before kings, that they may behold thee.”
Ezekiel 28:18 “Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee.”
Ezekiel 28:19 “All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.’’”

Then because of Satan’s pride, because he loved himself more than God, and taking one third of God’s people with him, God commands that Satan will perish or be fully destroyed. As in Ezekiel 28:17 dying a terrible and humiliating death, going from a very high office of God’s to this degrading perishing. Which does not happen until Revelation 20:10 or after the next age, the Lord’s Day, or the thousand years, as in II Peter 3:8, one day with the Lord is as one thousand, happens. God then explains exactly what to perish means here in Ezekiel 28:18. Not only did Satan take those people, he became very wealthy and powerful by all the knowledge, gifts, talents and beauty he used to deceive those people that listened to him, that one third of Revelation 12:4 that we know are living in this final generation of the fig tree today, as look around. See how low our morals as a people have become, and the value of human life and the way of life, especially here in the United States has gone downhill. That’s okay, God’s Word is happening exactly as written, as Jesus tells us to watch as in Mark 13, Matthew 24 as well as Luke 21. Then in Ezekiel 28:18, Satan will then be ashes from within, as when a fire, God’s consuming fire of Hebrews 12:29, His Holy Spirit warms us, can also destroy when we bring this upon ourselves for not listening to Almighty LORD God and His Word! God will use Satan in our near future, as we learned in II Thessalonians 2:3-4, when he comes playing Jesus, having the powers to do miracles, look exactly as Jesus, have a one world kingdom here on earth, all in Revelation Chapter 13. Remember as here then the tree of the knowledge of good of evil, then, Satan, as well as Jesus, the tree of life:

Mark 8:23 “And He took the blind man by the hand, and led him out of the town;”
Mark 8:24 “And he looked up, and said, “I see men as trees, walking.”
Mark 8:25 “After that He put His hands again upon his eyes, and make him look up: and he was restored, and saw every man clearly.”

As trees symbolize people. Then moving along here in Hebrews, the subject Melchizedek, or King of Righteousness, God had His plan, way back at the foundation of this world age. So here in The Old Testament, Jesus is here, as many teach we don’t need to know the Old Testament, but we have to for how could we know what God foretold us here:

Genesis 14:18 “(And Melchizedek king of Salem brought forth bread and wine: and He was the priest of the MOST HIGH GOD.”
Genesis 14:19 “And he blessed him, and said, “Blessed be Abram of the MOST HIGH GOD, possessor of heaven and earth:”
Genesis 14:20 “And blessed be the MOST HIGH GOD, Which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand.” And he gave him tithes of all.)”
Salem (Strong’s 4532)Salem (i.e. Shalem); a place in Palestine; (from Strong’s Hebrew 8004) peaceful; Shalem, and early name of Jerusalem; (same as Strong’s 8003) complete, friendly, full, just, make ready, peaceable, perfected, quiet; whole; (from Strong’s 7999) to be safe (in mind, body or estate); to be completed; to be friendly; to reciprocate; be at peace, make good, repay, perfect, perform, recompense, requite, make restitution, restore, reward.
Melchizedek (Strong’s 4442) king of right; Malki-Tsedek; (from Strong’s 4428) a king; (from Strong’s 4427) to reign; to ascend the throne; to induct into royalty, to take counsel, and (from Strong’s 6664) the right; equity; prosperity; justice, righteous; (from Strong’s 6663) to be right (in a moral or forensic, legal sense), cleanse, clear self, do just or righteous.

That same King of Righteousness, Jesus, and King of Peace, or Salem, brought bread and wine. Remember as Jesus had the bread and wine at the His last supper with His disciples, those that discipline themselves in His Word, representing His blood that HE shed for our sins, as well as His body, that was broken, as well for our sins, so that then again all that believe on Him, both Gentiles, or the nations, as well as the people of Israel, or Joseph, by bloodline, have the opportunity for eternal life as we read in John 3:16. Again, Abraham, the father of many nations, so he who many peoples came from him, their number as the stars in heaven as in Genesis 22:17, both Gentiles as well as the people of Israel, had the opportunity for eternal life. Abraham, again, knew the Lord when he saw him, The King of Righteousness, Jesus, and tithed, or gave one tenth of what he inherited, to the Lord, a righteous servant, by his actions, and example for us all today. Jesus will set up His eternal kingdom here on earth, the subject here in Zechariah, the Lord‘s Day or the first day of the thousand years when Jesus returns with His throne to this earth in Jerusalem at the Mount of Olives, destroying that temporary foundation, that Satan will have set up sitting on God‘s throne claiming to be God as we read in II Thessalonians 2:3-4. That‘s why in Matthew 24, Mark 13 and Luke 21, Jesus says not one stone will be left standing at that location, with Satan‘s kingdom set up on HIS throne. So let‘s go here:

Zechariah 14:1 "Behold, the day of the LORD cometh, and thy spoil shall be divided in the midst of thee.”
Zechariah 14:4 “And His feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.”

The geography the Lord changes, making this world again right side up again, as right now we in this last generation are going upside down, spiritually, in our behavior, attitude and morals. Take a look around, we just had that terrible shooting in Aurora, Colorado at a movie theatre, where twelve people, many were in the military serving our country, protecting our freedoms to have the right of freedom of religion, to teach God’s Word and freedom of speech. People not having a clue that guess what if we fill our minds with violence like going to violent movies and the media, somewhere people will be affected, especially weak people. The point is no mistake that this happened, as we bring this evil upon ourselves as a nation! Going so far from His Word, what a senseless waste of such beautiful human lives died for no reason, with Satan behind it! Because of greed, people making tons of money in the entertainment, and movie industry, which we make “gods” and “movie stars” and “idols” out of these people! Taking our focus off of God and His Word, and what is going to happen in our very near future, we are there, people, look around like this one example I am giving here! Then let‘s go here:

Joshua 10:1 “Now it came to pass, when Adoni-zedec king of Jerusalem had heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it; and he had done to Jericho and her king, so he had done to Ai and her king; and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel, and were among them;”
Jerusalem (Strong’s 3389) a dual (in allusion, or indirect reference to something, to its two main hills (the true pointing, at least of the former reading, reading seems to be that of Strong’s 3390) Jerusalem; founded peaceful; the capital city of Palestine, today Israel; (probably from 3384) to flow as water (i.e. .to rain); to lay or throw (especially an arrow, i.e. to shoot); to point out (as if by aiming the finger), to teach; instruct, shoot, teacher, through, and (from Strong’s 7999)

Jerusalem, meaning two main h8ills, or founded on peace, which was first controlled by these bloody, meaning sinful, people of Canaan. God loved this location so much, in the first earth age, that here we see HE married it permanently as His favorite spot in the universe! The Lord is returning here to this earth, no “rapture”, as here:

Ezekiel 16:2 “Son of man, cause Jerusalem to know her abominations,”
Ezekiel 16:3 “And say, ‘Thus saith the Lord GOD unto Jerusalem; ‘Thy birth and thy nativity is of the land of Canaan; thy father was an Amorite, ad thy mother an Hittite.”
Ezekiel 16:4 “And as for thy nativity, in the day thou wast born thy navel was not cut, neither wast thou washed in water to supple thee; thou wast not salted at all, nor swaddled at all.”
Ezekiel 16:8 “Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love; and I spread My skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord GOD, and thou becamest Mine.”

The birth of Jerusalem we see here, then God anointing and then covering His skirt, meaning to marry her, spiritually, as His throne, His rightful spot forever! As here this Hebraism is used:

Deuteronomy 22:30 “A man shall not take his father’s wife, nor discover his father’s skirt.”

Now moving along here in Hebrews:

Hebrews 7:5 “And verily they that are of the sons of Levi, who receive the office of the priesthood, have a commandment to take tithes of the people according to the law, that is, of their brethren, though they come out of the loins of Abraham:
Hebrews 7:6 “But he whose descent is not counted from them received tithes of Abraham, and blessed him that had the promises.”

Again the King of Righteousness and King of Salem, or Peace, Jesus, Melchisedec, has no descent, meaning He is Eternal and Forever. We can always count on His Word, not even ourselves our own ideas can we look for help, for we are the LORD God’s creation, He Our Creator. Regarding then the sons of Levi, or the priests, as the people of Israel God commanded them to do. We just read then Jesus just like the priests including Aaron, and His sons, the Levites, had as they owned no land allotted the tribe of Levi, as they would be blessed by the tithes of the people according to the law, as here:

Numbers 18:20 “And the LORD spake unto Aaron, “Thou shalt have no inheritance in their land, neither shalt thou have any part among them: I am thy part and thine inheritance among the children of Israel.”
Numbers 18:21 “And, behold, I have given the children of Levi all the tenth in Israel for an inheritance, for their service which they serve, even the service of the tabernacle of the congregation.”
Numbers 18:22 “Neither must the children of Israel henceforth come night the tabernacle of the congregation, lest they bear sin, and die.”
Numbers 18:23 “But the Levites shall do the service of the tabernacle of the congregation, and they shall bear their iniquity: it shall be a statute for ever throughout your generations, that among the children of Israel they have no inheritance.”
Numbers 18:24 “But the tithes of the children of Israel, which they offer as an heave offering unto the LORD, I have given to the Levites to inherit: therefore I have said unto them, Among the children of Israel they shall have no inheritance.”

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