Mattityahu 15:10 And having summoned the multitude, Rebbe, Melech HaMoshiach said to them, Listen and understand!
Vayikra 26:40-46 V’hitvadu (if they shall confess) their avon, and the avon of their avot, with their treachery in which they were treacherous against Me, and that also they have walked b’keri (contrary, hostile) unto Me; And that I also have walked b’keri unto them, and have brought them into the eretz of their enemies; if then their levav he’arel (uncircumcised hearts) be humbled, and they then pay for their avon [i.e., accept the punishment of their iniquity], Then will I remember My Brit (covenant) with Ya’akov, and also My Brit (covenant) with Yitzchak, and also My Brit (covenant) with Avraham will I remember; and I will remember HaAretz. HaAretz also shall be deserted by them, and shall enjoy her Shabbatot, while she lieth desolate without them; and they shall pay for their avon [accept the punishment of their iniquity]: because, even because they despised My mishpatim, and because their nefesh abhorred My chukkot. And yet for all that, when they be in the eretz of their enemies, I will not cast them away (i.e., reject them), neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break My Brit (covenant) with them: for I am HaShem Eloheichem. But I will for their sakes remember the Brit Rishonim (covenant of their ancestors) whom I brought forth out of Eretz Mitzrayim in the sight of the Goyim, that I might be Elohim to them: I am HaShem. These are the chukkim and mishpatim and torot, which Hashem made between Him and the Bnei Yisroel in Mt. Sinai by the hand of Moshe.
Indeed, to atone for generations of abominations incorporated , We The People must loathe ourselves and our way of death (Ezek. 20:43-44 ; 36:31-33 ; Proverbs 14:12).
Almost as it were in sackcloth with dust upon our heads, yet not so, but with a broken heart turn back to HaShem (Joel 2:13 rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto the L-RD your God: for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and repenteth Him of the evil; Joel 1:8 Lament like a virgin girded with sackcloth for the husband of her youth).
And have such an attitude as this unto the end of days…
I see no other Way for any to even survive the inevitable ‘second death’. Guilt by association meaning more than most realize having obviously never experienced salvation by association, nor so much as grace or glory if we stick to our story whatever delusion that may mean. And if it mean denial of reality and an agreement in delusion and covenant with death, we don’t have much hope (Isaiah 66:4 I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears upon them; because when I called, none did answer; when I spake, they did not hear: but they did evil before mine eyes, and chose that in which I delighted not).
I imagine it is at this point that men and women turn on the L-RD instead of to Him and try to claim legitimacy in hypocrisy in the highest and further blasphemy that Holiness never to be transgressed against nor spoken evil of lest one commit an unpardonable sin and so come to the dilemma most of the world has been ensnared by and thus hardened their heart in the most wicked rebellion and confederate mockery as envenomed vipers may (Psalm 58:3-4; Moses 6:49 Behold Satan hath come among the children of men, and tempteth them to worship him; and men have become carnal, sensual, and devilish, and are shut out from the presence of HaShem).
It is an immobilizing fearful reactionary’s realization to awaken to, one that grieves and disappoints daily seven times a day, as many times as we may have vowed to praise HaShem (Psalm 119:164).
There is no longer any truth nor virtue in humanity that is not just a desperate flattering kindness that does more damage than good, as it may be worse than hell’s most depraved sins, in the long run.
Don’t panic! It is always darkest before the dawn and bad revelations are healthy and saving one’s! If We The People receive the correction that is a blessing to receive and not the curse a bad reaction would otherwise make of it.
Yes, there are Scriptures which state we have procrastinated the day of our salvation till it be too late…
(Helaman 13:38 But behold, your days of probation are past; ye have procrastinated the day of your salvation until it is everlastingly too late, and your destruction is made sure; yea, for ye have sought all the days of your lives for that which ye could not obtain; and ye have sought for happiness in doing iniquity, which thing is contrary to the nature of that righteousness which is in our great and Eternal Head).
…and such may be the case for the greater multitude of those willfully gone astray – whether former believers or non. We are created by a G-d to Whom all things are possible; but we live in a reality in which most are reborn or die for selfish reasons and become demonically inspired to work in all situations and circumstances naught but spiteful hate and mockery of all that is compassionate, merciful, virtuous and true, etc. It is deplorable and hateful beyond description yet we see and feel it daily to some extent if not approve thereof to our shame as we share and even delight in taking part in the Great Transgression. Most religious people are paralyzed by the realization of the revelation.
On the other hand, motivation as the wonder that comes naturally to our species when we are born into His world is yet coveted greatly and with good reason for we find it primarily comes from seeking out, and obeying or fulfilling Holy Torah and/or living and striving within Its boundaries to the best of our ability, weakened by the flesh, with all our heart, mind, might and soul strength .
Because so many non-believers and non-Jews find this out too late in life and learn religion for the greater part as folly that is habitual and a child left to itself an easy mark, it seems as if to recover from the depths of whatever sort of humiliation we’ve fallen into, we are likely never to try to recapture the wonder of life that seems forever lost and all that be left to us is an antagonistic, arrogant, disparate attitude toward life which leads further along a selfish sort of struggle to survive without merit or concern for integrity personal or otherwise; meaning as part of a larger whole or community/humanity. We mostly seem to try to control whatever portion of reality we may find ourselves in, often only making all situations worse and our opportunities less and less enchanting and our personal space to be more and more finite day unto day until we feel as trapped as those we have agreed to trap in order to control whatever we have because we have zero Faith in, and/or love for others, ourselves and G-d. We stranglehold rather than embrace whatever we may and torture the taste and very life out of life, and if ever we have tasted that the Spirit of the L-RD is Very Liberty and His taste Very Good and there is no better refuge than in the Shadow of His wings, we are left without excuse.
You may know a lot of people like this. They are always irritable and angry; don’t wish to be bothered at all and yet seek to control the choices others may make, their personal freedoms, rights, privileges, etc. The fact that they are employed at all is evidence of, if not very proof that this world belongs to the evil one and is cast under his spell and all are mutually condemned as they ought because they willingly serve in wickedness for abomination out of spite as hateful children might.
Liberty comes from seeking the L-RD’s precepts and statutes so as to daily perform them and this is wisdom enough when sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.
True Liberty comes from seeking and keeping G-d’s Commandments and it is thus that we become the liberators of all who are about us, and to those who are afar off, even unto the end of the world. Where Holy Torah is not kept, as a consequence, Liberty is compromised and eventually freedom becomes non-existent because of the want of Faith embraced by We The People, and the inhabitants of the world that gave up being Brave and Free before they even gave it a try; yes even the ‘old college one…’ and the chance to Be of a Truth, self-evident.
These are for the most part Gentile believers and non; mostly anti-Semite, lawless, antichrist, (though they know Santa exists) and verily anti-American/patriotic, anti-Zionist, etc. Whose issue swarm the world like flies to dunghills, ‘pon the top whereof they offer sacrifices to demons and unclean birds of prey, that of a feather, flock as One who expect much for very little in return.
These worldlings and wildings fast become a degenerate mob of disease ridden, obnoxious creatures of folly and want inexorable that don’t care much about anything worthy at all, yet even they may be useful as long as they are never in anywise given so much as a scrap of authority for to be entrusted therewith which they will bicker over as scavengers might portions of offerings to their ‘gods’ rather than try to earn or merit the same privilege which once upon a time was very weariness to rulers and wise men. Nor should any power be allotted unto them, nor a portion of Holy Torah to keep till death rid us of the memory of such folly and establish our Nation as She ought to have been generations ago unto fulfillment of Promises, Vows and Covenants and Dream.
Isaiah 59:8 The way of peace they do not know; there is no justice in their paths. They have turned them into crooked roads; no one who walks along them will know peace.
For We The People of The United States of America to restore that which is worthy, noble and true about Us; namely that She is the Homeland of the Brave and the Free, We shall have to or must needs show forth a Grand amount of intolerance for other gods and for heathen idols, ideas, and notions that seem to have all too rapidly become the fashion of the Age on the whole which She and We will purge by setting a perfect example in the midst of Her and enduring the necessary conflict and war civil that this may cause initially within Her borders but whose rewards and fruits will be entirely worth the grave struggle we have yet before us – this fruit of which we speak being most precious, most rare and delicious above all else that may be obtained and secured unto our L-RD and His Nation and Kingdom lasting unto the end of days – most blessed upon earth as it may be in heaven.
Mosiah 7:18 O ye, my people, lift up your heads and be comforted; for behold, the time is at hand, or is not far distant, when we shall no longer be in subjection to our enemies, notwithstanding our many strugglings, which have been in vain; yet I trust there remaineth an effectual struggle to be made.
There is only One Spirit which teaches us to profit as we ought. All else brings curse and ruin eventual and want as an armed man.
D&C 50:13-16 Wherefore, I the L-rd ask you this question—unto what were ye ordained? To preach my gospel by the Spirit, even the Comforter which was sent forth to teach the truth. And then received ye spirits which ye could not understand, and received them to be of God; and in this are ye justified? Behold ye shall answer this question yourselves; nevertheless, I will be merciful unto you; he that is weak among you hereafter shall be made strong.
The Commonwealth has bitterly become the Common Debt from which their shall be no recovery, only a writing off thereof and forgiveness we should all pray and hope for. Cut off and grieve not over the loss of vanity and idolatry.
We shall then build anew upon foundations eternal with weights and scales just and for value and worth antiquated, yet lastingly formidable if restored by investment proper that would be the price of establishing and perpetuating the New Commonwealth of Copper City, USA, that might be better termed UnCommonWealth if we accept nothing common (Mattityahu 20:1-16).
The only thing common about us or betwixt us being our Common Salvation and the Everlasting Bond of Love in and through HaShem of hosts wrought by His servant Y’shua HaMoshiach.
At this point one may begin to understand and even sympathize with the Centurions and the extreme length they had to go to even curb crime and disorder during the final days of Israel’s Dynasty and Y’shua’s ministry when crucifixion marked the reward for and intolerance of the most wicked and hypocritical of society permanently mired in an end of the world reality wherein many longed to be known as glorified beings fit to be ‘gods’ or rulers of a world and kingdom bribed and taken by force from those who were daily heaping up wrath unto themselves , and even We The People of the Book were unworthy. The greatest among whom were complete frauds and supplanters, back stabbers and turncoats.
Man, at his greatest ability and intellectual apex is naught but a mass of folly, indecision and/or presumption blasphemous which is seven times worse than any mistake or error one would otherwise or anywise, and even pennywise (and especially so), never commit.
The Path to Greatness is short and simple and very common, nothing to boast of, as giving one’s soul will and self over to G-d completely and accepting His Will as absolute no matter what the consequences long or short term may be and cost personal in the extreme.
Without Faith most have a grave amount of difficulty realizing the Way may be easy and the burden thereof Light as sweet air and sunshine in a fruitful valley.
All there really is to do is to look and see, react willingly and zealously in faith with all thine heart, mind and strength to every word which proceeds from the mouth of HaShem (Deuteronomy 8:3).
And when you do be ready to be met at every step of the way with exasperating opposition and disheartening disappointment on every hand, knowing this, that the members of your own household and society are most likely to attempt to destroy your will, hopes and ability to enjoy life on anyone’s terms.
It is a spiteful world that revels in the perverse and in other’s failures and hardships in particular, which considers the greatest transgression against it success authentic in anywise and the unpardonable sin an eventuality best dealt with one fall at a time, like trees in a forest before the axe man’s implement of havoc.
Where fruit gained is never as insignificant as when it is bought and sold with an insane amount of usury, profits from which put to vain glory alway.
Common sense being rejected of mankind, many generations dead now.
All we may produce and consume is several times worthless as the labor that labors for, produces, purchases and spends this soulless fruit of humanity gone rancid.
Nevertheless, there is wisdom in striking at the root and leaving the forest desolate for a time. If the roots are Holy unto the L-RD and the fruits had only become corrupted over said time, then perhaps after due rest and in due season out of time through the manipulation of the trees of the vineyard in the Hands of the L-RD of the Harvest with His co-laborers, the sons of Zion (Jacob 5) – New growth may be coaxed and nurtured into bearing wholesome fruit once more before the Final Act of Our Creator may commence and be fulfilled.
A lot of old growth in the Way -rejecting the New growth’s right to be and flourish, while bitterly decaying with disease of thought and intention may only be dealt with mercifully yet swiftly and with precision in kind which were never too kind but necessary and they which die repenting and believing have hope and nothing to fear but fear itself.
The guilty take the truth to be hard but err in understanding (1 Cor 13:10 But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away). But not without a fight will the old and imperfect pass away which really shouldn’t be a problem if we honored the aged and wizened aright and as their dignity and our humanity impels us to.
Civilization is holpen by quitters and not so much by pricks against whom all must kick or overachievers but rather those who know when to bow out and let or permit not.
Foolishness in this case should not be tolerated but silliness never harmed yet a soul weary of life.
A good laugh, with a little cheer each day being more than most may claim and/or deserve. I, by all means advise against the anti-social route of drinking alone with nobody else and George and the Destroyers, speaking from bitter experience. Always be in the good company of faithful friends and cherish one another and the times shared, miracles experienced, gifts bestowed and enjoyed, etc.
Glory not in anything which ye may receive as though you had not received it and it were no gift at all.
Try to live so as to merit forgiveness for ‘being human’ or worse – because no one who ever lived save One has ever done so or mayhap ever will or needs be again done.
“It is finished.”
Invest thyself in proving this Truth on a daily basis whether it be through prayer, anonymous acts of charity and kindness, selfless intention, righteous reasoning, etc. Let G-d work through you rather than you and everyone shall be duly discomfited by the result and much profit will inevitably overcome and ensue. Lechaim, lechayim, to life! Chag Chanukkah sameach. Let G-d do something wonderful in your world this season. Amen.
James 5:12 But above all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.