Journey Unto Shiloh: Part 12

I hope my last Chapter made you realize that not everything we have been told is the truth. When it comes to the Tanakh, it consists of stories. Stories passed down by those that were successful in either gaining a kingdom, saving a kingdom or retaining a kingdom. They are stories of those that have achieved prominence and those who abused that power. They are stories of prophets that were acknowledged as such, and stories of those who were hunted down because of their prophecies. They were written by those that succeeded in their endeavours and of all those who failed in their missions we will never hear about them. It is history, and history is always written in favour of the winners or those who are perceived as being the winners. When the Tanakh was codified in about the second century BCE, it was done so by a group of community and religious leaders that had their own axes to grind. By that time the Pharisees had gained power, ben Shetah was in charge of the Sanhedrin, and that meant the Sadducees would be the losers in any historical summary. Alexander Jannai, one of the few Hasmonean Kings that actually attempted to adhere to the instructions of the Lord from the Torah, and in so doing recognized he was not entitled to be High Priest and resurrected the four leading families from the ancient traditions to hold that position, had made it his goal to persecute the Pharisees, of which the Rabbis accuse him of killing thousands. It would have been a little difficult since his wife Salome Alexandra was the leading supporter of the Pharisees and her brother happened to be the same ben Shetah aforementioned. But after his death, the rabbis accusation helped in their cause to gain dominance and subjugate the Saducees, so from their perspective, what would be the harm in a little exaggeration and claiming they were persecuted and slaughtered by the thousands. They would expound their successes and paint their adversaries in the worst light possible. In many ways Ezra was a Pharisee, though that particular ideology didn’t begin officially until a couple of hundred years afterwards. He was someone with an axe to grind. Someone, who’s family was not considered worthy enough to be selected to return to Judea in the first exodus under Jehoiada. Which is of interest, because as he proclaimed his genealogy as being a descendant of Seraiah, it would have placed his family on an equal standing with the descendants of Jeshua, even higher than those that were the sons of Immer, yet here we have the house of Ezra sitting idly in Persia, overlooked, forgotten and certainly not prominent.

CONFIRMING THE REVELATION

Now it wouldn’t be much of a revelation if all I was receiving was a basic history lesson. I’m sure by now you must be thinking that yourself. I can assure you it was far from basic and how we perceive this information being transferred is vitally important. In the last articles I mentioned images, flashes of events, witnessing history, reliving the reality and that is why I will call this a revelation. The epiphany of new knowledge, of events that weren’t even recorded and which following my visualization it forced me to do my own homework and what is most revealing is that I was able to confirm much of what I had seen. In so doing, I was able to appreciate that it was not the content of these images so much as the context. Yes, Cyrus was instructed to let the Jews return but he was instructed so much more that wasn’t recorded purposely by Ezra.

In the comments of my last article, one of my faithful readers expressed his concern that Cyrus might be referred to as a prophet and questioned how could we be certain that what he heard was the word of God? A fair question and one that deserves a considered response because it is the core of the Lord’s intent for us. Cyrus was a true messenger for the following reason: he did not instruct Jeshua and Sheshbazzar to build the Temple in Jerusalem, as seen in my revelation, he actually instructed them to build TEMPLES. Temples across the Empire so that all people could come to worship the Lord of the Hebrew nation. In my visions I saw the construction of two temples, both based on the same design but in two different lands. The Lord had instructed Cyrus to give the Jews the freedom to spread their religion, to embrace the peoples from all lands, and Cyrus, contrary to any ruler before him, not only agreed but supported this purpose. To appreciate the magnitude of this decision, you have to imagine the fall of the Soviet Republic in 1989, the tearing down of the Berlin wall, and the sudden reversal of everything the communist regime tried to achieve since 1917. But more importantly, making this decision not from the precipice of financial collapse, social protest, internal rebellion but from a point of strength and complete control. That is what Cyrus did. His decision out of the blue was unwarranted, unnecessary and certainly unexpected. Now you can understand why it definitely was the word of God that had whispered in his ear and why he is worthy of being considered a true messenger of the Lord.


THE OTHER TEMPLE

As I watched the erection of this other temple, I could not help but notice that the people dressed different from what would be expected in Judea and that there was a large river that ran on both sides of the Temple, which clearly demonstrated that this was not the Jerusalem Temple but some place very far away. That fact in itself was a revelation. Two temples being constructed practically simultaneously, Jews spreading out far and wide, delivering the message of the Lord to new lands. That was the religious lesson the Lord wanted me to learn. He gave us Canaan not as a land to be gathered in to but as a base from which we could venture out from. It was not a case of centralizing ourselves as a people but only as a centre from which we could seed the rest of the world. There in lies the greatest error our people have ever made; therein lays the lie that Ezra forced upon us in complete opposition to the Lord because he could not tolerate the thought that Judaism was not intended to be exclusive and reject all others because he considered them to be inferior. A belief, which was sadly incorporated into the Talmud as the Rabbis perpetuated the myth that other people were less than human and could be dealt with accordingly.


As mentioned, even though I had no reason to doubt the images that appeared in my mind, I was still eager to see if I could find any supporting information that confirmed all that the Lord had shown me. I will tell you that I was probably as surprised as you will be now when I state emphatically, not only is there proof of such events but there is also documentation that confirms everything I have just told you. These are things they do not teach us in school and I’m certain with time, much of this evidence will disappear since it seems to be the intent of many countries or powers in today’s world to erase any evidence of Jewish existence historically, especially when it relates to our establishment in areas and places where it might justify our laying claim to those locations. However, the details of that second Temple will take some time, and as you can read below, there is confirmation of such as well by the prophet Zechariah. Rather than attempt to rush through this very important ‘revelation’ I will present it in detail in the next article. Today I want to impress upon you is how important it is for us to not just read the Tanakh but to actually understand it. To appreciate that the books are far more than mere words on paper. Behind the words is a story that requires you to think for yourself, to appreciate that just because a group of Tannim in the second and third century AD said they were holy words does not mean that all of them were. Some were outright lies, intentional deceptions, and until we learn to read between the lines we are cursed to repeat our mistakes of the past.


THIS IS NOT A HISTORY LESSON

First, I want to make it crystal-clear to all my readers that the purpose of relating the story of the twin temple in the next article as a unique item in our historical past is not to provide you with a history lesson. Nor was it God’s intent to provide me with one. The Almighty has better things to do than teach history. However, a lesson is definitely, what He had in mind for me, because what He wanted me to appreciate is that In The Beginning, the selection of us as His Chosen People had an entirely different purpose. There was a strategic vision and a mission on His part and as you will see from this event, we abandoned both of these. Perhaps not intentionally, nevertheless, abandon it we did, choosing instead to follow the course that Ezra set us upon, which the scribe so proudly describes in his book, on how he made even princes tremble and priests bow to his will, defying everything that Jedaiah of the house of Jeshua had established in the name of the Almighty. Even in Jeremiah the prophet warns us about listening to the vain Scribes, in Chapter 8:8, a portent of the coming of Ezra. But did we listen? Of course not!

So as I explain this revelation and its intent, recognize it for being much more than simply buried history. Cyrus, unlike Alexander was not merely a flash-in-the-pan, coming on to the scene one day and disappearing almost the next. Those that know the story of Alexander recognize that his accomplishments in 3 years may have been amazing but he never stayed long enough in one place to be a great king. Afterwards, his generals did as they pleased, carving up his conquests. In contrast, Cyrus remained on his throne for thirty years before meeting death and fortunately as I mentioned several articles ago, the edicts of one Persian King were binding on all his successors and his son Cambyses certainly lived up to that requirement as I will soon show. A lot can happen in thirty years, and having the support of the king, his wealth, and his permission, meant that there was a lot happening in Judea following the return of the exiles. Whereas, Ezra paints a story of steady decay and moral demise, thereby necessitating his return in order to save our people from ‘extinction’ as he would like us to believe, the reality was very different. The nation was thriving. The Temple was being reconstructed, albeit at a very slow rate, but more so because of the overwhelming desire to create a wonder of the world, rather than another stone monument to just another tribal god. How do we know it was glorious? We simply have to turn to Zechariah, the prophet whom in my past articles I acknowledged as one of the greatest selected by God, and who in his short book has said so much about his time and our time about to come. If we examine what the prophet says, during the end of the reign of Cambyses and the rise to power of Darius, we have a very good picture of Temple life and life in general in the revived Judea.


Tomb of Zechariah
Tomb of Zechariah

ZECHARIAH THE HISTORIAN

From Chapter 1 we learn several things about Judea at this time. It was a joyous time, a compassionate time with God extending his blessings to the land and the people as Zechariah says. Jedaiah and Zerubbabel were rebuilding the cities and all were prospering. Jerusalem as a holy city was regaining its status. These were glorious times, not the spiritual wasteland that Ezra portrays.

ז לָכֵן כֹּה-אָמַר יְהוָה, שַׁבְתִּי לִירוּשָׁלִַם בְּרַחֲמִים--בֵּיתִי יִבָּנֶה בָּהּ, נְאֻם יְהוָה צְבָאוֹת; וקוה (וְקָו) יִנָּטֶה, עַל-יְרוּשָׁלִָם.

16 Therefore thus saith the LORD: I return to Jerusalem with compassions: My house is being built in it, saith the LORD of hosts, and a line shall be stretched forth over Jerusalem.

יז עוֹד קְרָא לֵאמֹר, כֹּה אָמַר יְהוָה צְבָאוֹת, עוֹד תְּפוּצֶנָה עָרַי, מִטּוֹב; וְנִחַם יְהוָה עוֹד אֶת-צִיּוֹן, וּבָחַר עוֹד בִּירוּשָׁלִָם. {ס}

17 Again, proclaim, saying: Thus saith the LORD of hosts: My cities once again overflow with prosperity; and the LORD comfort Zion, and shall choose Jerusalem.' {S}

But we learn something very important from Chapter 2, a lesson that was lost on Ezra and Nehemiah who wanted to exclude the populace of the land from our cities, building walls to keep them out and keep Judaism exclusively contained within. Zechariah acknowledges that it was God’s intent to build a land without walls, where all people could come and share in his glory. That was the Lord’s Vision, that was His Mission and as you read Ezra and Nehemiah you will see that they negated these very words of the Almighty. It cannot get any more specific than Sentence 15 where the Lord extends his invitation to all nations of the world to join his holy people. Therefore, when you read Ezra and see the proscriptions and restrictions with which he punishes the people, forcing them to seal themselves off from the other nations, to reject wives and children that came willingly into the one true faith, then you recognize that this Scribe, this false prophet, was not only failing to adhere to the edict of Cyrus, but was intentionally acting against God. This self-serving man was defying God’s will and sadly we chose to believe in him more than the words of the Lord as they came through Jedaiah, Zerubbabel and the true prophet Zechariah.

ח וַיֹּאמֶר אֵלָו--רֻץ דַּבֵּר אֶל-הַנַּעַר הַלָּז, לֵאמֹר: פְּרָזוֹת תֵּשֵׁב יְרוּשָׁלִַם, מֵרֹב אָדָם וּבְהֵמָה בְּתוֹכָהּ.

8 and said unto him: 'Run, speak to this young man, saying: 'Jerusalem will be inhabited without walls for the multitude of men and cattle therein.

ט וַאֲנִי אֶהְיֶה-לָּהּ נְאֻם-יְהוָה, חוֹמַת אֵשׁ סָבִיב; וּלְכָבוֹד, אֶהְיֶה בְתוֹכָהּ. {פ}

9 For I, saith the LORD, will be unto her a wall of fire round about, and I will be the glory in the midst of her. {P

יד רָנִּי וְשִׂמְחִי, בַּת-צִיּוֹן--כִּי הִנְנִי-בָא וְשָׁכַנְתִּי בְתוֹכֵךְ, נְאֻם-יְהוָה.

14 'Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion; for, lo, I come, and I dwell in the midst of thee, saith the LORD.

טו וְנִלְווּ גוֹיִם רַבִּים אֶל-יְהוָה בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא, וְהָיוּ לִי לְעָם; וְשָׁכַנְתִּי בְתוֹכֵךְ--וְיָדַעַתְּ, כִּי-יְהוָה צְבָאוֹת שְׁלָחַנִי אֵלָיִךְ.

15 And many nations shall join themselves to the LORD in that day, and shall be My people, and I will dwell in the midst of thee'; and thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto thee.

Fortunately, we also receive a description of the High Priest Jeshua, grandfather of Jedaiah from Zechariah in Chapter 3. We see that he may have returned from exile but as far as the prophet was concerned he was the true Son of Aaron and that his leadership and worship in the Temple was without question. God had robed Jeshua in garments of glory and crowned him with the Torah, blessing him above other men, and proclaiming him as an upholder of the laws. We can safely assume that this reference was not to the person of Jeshua but to the House of Jeshua and therefore the prophet was speaking of all the descendants in that family. Contrary to Ezra’s condemnation, there was no need for new priests to be brought from Babylon and appointed by the scribe because God had his anointed priests already serving Him faithfully.

ג וִיהוֹשֻׁעַ, הָיָה לָבֻשׁ בְּגָדִים צוֹאִים; וְעֹמֵד, לִפְנֵי הַמַּלְאָךְ.

3 Now Joshua was clothed with filthy garments, and stood before the angel.

ד וַיַּעַן וַיֹּאמֶר, אֶל-הָעֹמְדִים לְפָנָיו לֵאמֹר, הָסִירוּ הַבְּגָדִים הַצֹּאִים, מֵעָלָיו; וַיֹּאמֶר אֵלָיו, רְאֵה הֶעֱבַרְתִּי מֵעָלֶיךָ עֲו‍ֹנֶךָ, וְהַלְבֵּשׁ אֹתְךָ, מַחֲלָצוֹת.

4 And he answered and spoke unto those that stood before him, saying: 'Take the filthy garments from off him.' And unto him he said: 'Behold, I cause thine iniquity to pass from thee, and I will clothe thee with robes.'

ה וָאֹמַר, יָשִׂימוּ צָנִיף טָהוֹר עַל-רֹאשׁוֹ; וַיָּשִׂימוּ הַצָּנִיף הַטָּהוֹר עַל-רֹאשׁוֹ, וַיַּלְבִּשֻׁהוּ בְּגָדִים, וּמַלְאַךְ יְהוָה, עֹמֵד.

5 And I said: 'Let them set a fair mitre upon his head.' So they set a fair mitre upon his head, and clothed him with garments; and the angel of the LORD stood by.

ו וַיָּעַד מַלְאַךְ יְהוָה, בִּיהוֹשֻׁעַ לֵאמֹר.

6 And the angel of the LORD forewarned Joshua, saying:

ז כֹּה-אָמַר יְהוָה צְבָאוֹת, אִם-בִּדְרָכַי תֵּלֵךְ וְאִם אֶת-מִשְׁמַרְתִּי תִשְׁמֹר, וְגַם-אַתָּה תָּדִין אֶת-בֵּיתִי, וְגַם תִּשְׁמֹר אֶת-חֲצֵרָי--וְנָתַתִּי לְךָ מַהְלְכִים, בֵּין הָעֹמְדִים הָאֵלֶּה.

7 'Thus saith the LORD of hosts: If thou wilt walk in My ways, and if thou wilt keep My charge, and wilt also judge My house, and wilt also keep My courts, then I will give thee free access among these that stand by.

And what about Zerubbabel. He too was a man of honour and distinction as we see in Chapter 4. The heir to the throne of David was considered worthy of rebuilding the Lord’s House and that was from the word of God. Sadly Ezra paints us a picture of abuse, intransigence and a failure to govern properly, hence needing his guiding hand to correct all the errors of the past. Ezra essentially has sold us a bogus history that suited his own purpose. Our sin may be that we were gullible, perhaps many of us wanted to think of ourselves as exclusive, handpicked by God, but in so doing we abandoned the spirit of Judaism and adopted some pale imitation of all that we once were.

ט יְדֵי זְרֻבָּבֶל, יִסְּדוּ הַבַּיִת הַזֶּה--וְיָדָיו תְּבַצַּעְנָה; וְיָדַעְתָּ, כִּי-יְהוָה צְבָאוֹת שְׁלָחַנִי אֲלֵיכֶם.

9 'The hands of Zerubbabel have laid the foundation of this house; by his hands shall he also finish it; and thou shalt know that the LORD of hosts hath sent me unto you

It is in Chapter 5 that the prophet reveals that evidence of a second Temple that I spoke of. It is a statement of keen interest and yet it is often overlooked. In speaking of the Temple, he mentions that the construction was taking place in a second site as well. He refers to that site as Shinar, which tends to make most historians think of some ancient site in Mesopotamia. They fail to appreciate the context in which the Prophet is speaking. He was talking of new developments, a glorious new path. We had left Mesopotamia, returning from exile, so referring to some construction project back in Babylon hardly served his purpose nor delivered the Lord’s message regarding our new beginnings. The reference to Shinar must be taken literally in translation as a place between ‘two rivers’ and not a reference to an actual place name. The reference as ‘her’ infers a sister temple, secondary to the Jerusalem Temple and should not be viewed as a female counterpart to the Lord as some theologians have attempted to infer.

י וָאֹמַר, אֶל-הַמַּלְאָךְ הַדֹּבֵר בִּי: אָנָה הֵמָּה מוֹלִכוֹת, אֶת-הָאֵיפָה.

10 Then said I to the angel that spoke with me: 'Whither do these bear the measure?'

יא וַיֹּאמֶר אֵלַי, לִבְנוֹת-לָה בַיִת בְּאֶרֶץ שִׁנְעָר; וְהוּכַן וְהֻנִּיחָה שָּׁם, עַל-מְכֻנָתָהּ. {ס}

11 And he said unto me: 'To build her a house in the land of Shinar; and when it is prepared, she shall be set there in her own place. {S

IN CONCLUSION

I have provided you with much to ingest today. Imagine how this was for me back in 2008 when all of these images and revelations came flooding into my brain cells. This was not one of those ‘aha’ moments where the light bulb suddenly flashes but a major circuitry overload that only those that have experienced similar events can appreciate. Once the switch is turned on, there’s no turning it off. It’s a case of absorb, short-circuit, or crash and I think I understand why religious authors and prophets spoke of blinding flashes, feelings of weakness, paralysis or even becoming comatose afterwards. Pitting Zechariah up against Ezra was not something I would have contemplated if it had not been for the instructions to do so. Which in itself I find truly amazing. Here are books that have been in our possession for 2500 years and why haven’t we highlighted the apparent contradictions in the past? Why was it that are religious instructors never bothered to initiate the debates that should have been raging for centuries in determining who we should and should not believe? Therein lies the true revelation that was delivered to me. The search for truth. In the next article I will deliver some of those truths. Truths based on documents that have been uncovered, purposes that have been negated, and the intentional hijacking of a religion that is now nothing more than a pale reflection of all that it could have been; of all that it should have been; of all that it must be!

The Journey Continues….

Avrom Aryeh-Zuk Kahana

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Shiloh 3 years ago

Shalom Avrom, I agree with Alan on this one. People outside out tradition have no reason remember the past traditions but truly want to connect to Yehovah, live a decent life of justice, loving kindness etc. We can remember our past but let's look to the future.


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Kahana 3 years ago Author

I agree with you Alan but at the same time you need rituals and lineages as well. The past has to have its ties to the future. We have to see ourselves as a continuation, evolving, rationalizing, and in so being--Changing, but not so much that we fail to recognize where we came from. The Passover Seder is a ritual, but it is far more. It is a reliving of origins. I think it might be more appropriate in appreciating that not all rituals are relevant, not all lineages fulfill promises, but the ones that are and do, we definitely want to hold on to.


alanbedford 3 years ago

The word of the Tanakh is much more than rituals and lineage and priesthood. If that is all that Judaism has to offer the world, then nobody is going to be interested. There should not be such a fixation on non-thinking, non-feeling liturgy and mindless ritual. The pagan religions are characterized by a belief in the intrinsic value of ritual, but we beleivers in the One God are supposed to promote a message of brotherhood, justice and faith in personal redemption. But Judaism is nothing more than lighting the shabbat candles at the precise time, how to put ton tefillin (an invention of the rabbinate), and which brochas to recite at what moment. None of that is of any use for mankind.


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Kahana 3 years ago Author

Excellent questions and points raised Shiloh. What I have been laying down is the foundation, hopefully smoothing the path for the one that is waiting to proclaim himself to the world. As my articles have pointed out repeatedly, he or she is here, I've been told that much and they possess two pieces of identificaiton, a number and a word that they are to pass on to me. I don't think it was the Lord's intention that he'd give me that information only so that I could pass it on to my sons or grandsons so that they can wait for this individual to arrive. So it is the here and now. Why do they wait, perhaps they don't feel the time is right, the world hasn't collapsed into chaos, we're not slaughtering ourselves, we haven't been abusive towards eachother enough, etc. Perhaps there is an actual threhhold we hve to reach before they come forward and save us from total annihilation. Of course none of this would be necessary if we did learn to share our toys, play nice together and not defecate in the sandbox where we're playing but unfortunately, that is not now, nor has ever been the nature of mankind. From a personal perspective, I can appreciate the reluctance this individual may have in coming forward. The abuse, the ridicule, the threats, and this would be from our own people, never mind the rest of the world. So they wait. Until the world cries out for them, until they know we have become so desperate that we'll grab at any straw offered, and then they know they will not be rejected. One merely has to look at our track record with kings, saviours, messiahs, prophets, and any that have tried to be leaders of our divisive people to know how scary the proposition of being the messiah will be. So I pray, I hope, I urge, the message of these articles to get out. That everyone begins to discuss them with friends, relatives, acquaitances, so that this hidden saviour, does recognize we want him here and now. We don't want to wait until our world is on the verge of destruction. God have mercy on all our souls and save this world before it cannot be saved.


Shiloh 3 years ago

Avrom, for whatever reason the comments where I am located are not being shown. So in hoping this makes it to posting I would like to raise some points away from where you are currently at in your series.

The here and now. We can argue history, what's redacted, what's original, what's from Moshe and what's from God. But does this change the here and now. Does it help those poor? Does it help the righteous? Does it bring common decency among humanity? Your points are important but they must lead to where we need to be now. Where we need to change and who will change it. And truthfully do the people truly want to live in freedom, true life? Is the day coming when we can walk down the street and be greeting with common decency, not being pushed to the curb, hated because of distorted teachings or teachings that have taken us away from what really matters as to walk humbly with the Lord, to do justice, to love kindness, to simply bring a piece of heaven down to earth. To make the here and now, this one chance to truly be a delight to one another and to the Lord?

You have laid the foundation in your articles of where we went wrong, and I know both you and I could elaborate on this until the end of time. But what we need is to solve the here and now and the one who can do it. If you are so convinced the person is here, why are the people not asking for the help. Why do they like the status quo of the lack of human decency, the rudeness, the ego's, the hatefulness, the killings, the corruption, the lies that history has guided us in to keep us enslaved. We need someone who can set the world free of slavery. This is the true exodus! We are under the allusion that we left Egypt, but in reality, we are still bound.


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Kahana 3 years ago Author

Shalom Shiloh, No, I haven't removed anything, so I cannot guess what you are referring to. But in response to your recent comment posted, I cannot force you to change your opinions, I will not force you to do so, and I cannot insist that you do so. As for what I write, and what I say, it is how it has been passed down to me. YOu want to shoot the messenger, whereas your argument seems to be the one that provided the message. As I say to all my readers, you either believe what I'm saying, or you don't. That is the crux of all religions. We talked once of free will. That is your limit of free will. To choose to believe in what you consider the truth. God said everything returns to the Shekinah and everything comes from the Shekihah. He did not say it comes back as it went in. That understanding was left as our challenge to seek. As for the Dead Sea Scrolls, they said many things in the War Between the Sons of Light and Sons of Darkness, but as an isolated community, living a monastic life, they are exactly what the scrolls are named, DEAD. But again, you are free to choose to believe in what they wrote and that is fine. Yes, my beliefs are Levitical. Yes, they are Torahitic because that is what God gave to Moses (except Devarim which I have written about, or at least not the from of Devarim as it is written now), but then look at my descent and look at the promise that God gave directly to my family ancestor. Why would I be anything other than Levitical. Boethus and Zadok were both Levitical and their belief system were no different. I read Ezekiel and when I come to the dry bones, I see no resurrection. The prophet was metaphorical, most writing are in the form of a Pesher, and either you can see the story behind the story or you can't. But until everyone can read the story behind the story, then I have a job to do. That is never-ending. That is both my curse and my blessing to bear until one like Melchizedek relieves me of that burden.


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Shalom Shiloh, No, I haven't removed anything, so I cannot guess what you are referring to. But in response to your recent comment posted, I cannot force you to change your opinions, I will not force you to do so, and I cannot insist that you do so. As for what I write, and what I say, it is how it has been passed down to me. YOu want to shoot the messenger, whereas your argument seems to be the one that provided the message. As I say to all my readers, you either believe what I'm saying, or you don't. That is the crux of all religions. We talked once of free will. That is your limit of free will. To choose to believe in what you consider the truth. God said everything returns to the Shekinah and everything comes from the Shekihah. He did not say it comes back as it went in. That understanding was left as our challenge to seek. As for the Dead Sea Scrolls, they said many things in the War Between the Sons of Light and Sons of Darkness, but as an isolated community, living a monastic life, they are exactly what the scrolls are named, DEAD. But again, you are free to choose to believe in what they wrote and that is fine. Yes, my beliefs are Levitical. Yes, they are Torahitic because that is what God gave to Moses (except Devarim which I have written about, or at least not the from of Devarim as it is written now), but then look at my descent and look at the promise that God gave directly to my family ancestor. Why would I be anything other than Levitical. Boethus and Zadok were both Levitical and their belief system were no different. I read Ezekiel and when I come to the dry bones, I see no resurrection. The prophet was metaphorical, most writing are in the form of a Pesher, and either you can see the story behind the story or you can't. But until everyone can read the story behind the story, then I have a job to do. That is never-ending. That is both my curse and my blessing to bear until one like Melchizedek relieves me of that burden.


Shiloh 3 years ago

I wanted to add, it was the believers in Palestine, not the Pauline version that thought there was one messiah, two appearances. This is confirmed in the Dead Sea Scrolls. Too bad you removed my comment and your reply.


Shiloh 3 years ago

Shalom Avrom, because you do not believe that Micah is referring to the second coming of a messiah does not mean it's not true. Is it not exactly what the Pharisee's are doing, controlling God? Who is the source of all, is He not able to send a soul back? Is it not true that upons one physical death you have stated that your soul return back to the source? Have you not stated that Ezra is plagued with problems, along with other passages in the Tanach? Have you not admitted that Devarim is NOT given at the time of the Torah to Moshe? With so many holes, returning to Gods laws as outlined in the Torah seems to be problematic. The sacrificial cult will satisfy you as Gods law when every ancient culture performed sacrifices, and we are different? The prophets condemned this practice so what are Gods laws you want to return to?

As Boethus and Zadok state? Who's to say they are representing the truth? Are not stories stories? Are not the agendas apparent in the stories?

Gods laws and Gods truths. I have asked on several occasions getting the same consisten answers. The Torah is stories. Stories are not law! Again the prophets I have quoted are condemning the stories that Moshe received the commandment or Gods law concerning sacrifices. That contradicts the prophets that state emphatically that is not the case.

Why you want to go back to a sacrificial cult Avrom? The prophets are clear we will be going backwards as a people, not forwards as a people.

Let's return to that statement by your translator of your message. Your time was up. Maybe this is the case, that God in His infinite wisdom sees that we cannot go back to the sacrificial cultic system and He will finish the job with the fulfillment of Genesis 49:10. The bigger question is in reading the works of yours like the Caiaphas Letters, you seem to have a large bone to pick with Yeshua and James his successor. Statements made against James are quite worrisome to understand your true agenda. You are making statements like the one out of the blue below about Yeshua and his message on one hand, but in writing the Caiaphas letter states something else. Also there is no historical documents that can confirm the Caiaphas letters as being the real story about Yeshua .

So my real question to you, is you state you want to return to the system of old, the players of old etc. But the prophecy of Genesis 49:10 states something else, as did your translator of your epiphany. Then on the other hand you state the coming one will be like Melchizedek which had nothing to do with the system you want to return. Maybe your future articles will elaborate more on this. In this day and age, people are quickly trying to solidify their stance in hope it lines up with the one who God will send to straighten this mess out. That is if we truly want a messiah or we want to repeat history again and again. Returning to a sacrificial cult will not appease Yehovah any more now as it did then. Yehovah never gave it to Moshe as per the Tanach. So who is speaking in Gods name, the levitical priests with their agenda that most ancient cultures shared, that God gave certain rites to certain people, and all others are left out? Or is it to where we all can connect to the true God without the need of an intercessor. Oh wait, that sounds just like xtianity to me.


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Kahana 3 years ago Author

Shalom Shiloh,

When I read Micah, I have an entirely different interpretation as follows:

א וְאַתָּה בֵּית-לֶחֶם אֶפְרָתָה, צָעִיר לִהְיוֹת בְּאַלְפֵי יְהוּדָה--מִמְּךָ לִי יֵצֵא, לִהְיוֹת מוֹשֵׁל בְּיִשְׂרָאֵל; וּמוֹצָאֹתָיו מִקֶּדֶם, מִימֵי עוֹלָם. 1 But thou, Beth-lehem Ephrathah, which art little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall one come forth unto Me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth are from of old, from ancient days

As I read it, Micah states taht there will come 'a' Messiah from Beth-lehem Ephtratah, but the use of the plural for his appearance does not to me mean at time intervals beyond a natural life. Instead it would read similar to appearances like a politician on a covention tour. Each time he appears before the people, he confirms and reaffirms that he is grounded in the beliefs according to the old ways of the Torah; the ancient ways. This unnatural belief in a messiah that dies, comes back in an endless cycle has to stop as it is a pagan fallacy which was brought back from Babylon. As Boethus and Zadok stated, there is no resurrection, when you're dead, you're dead. The only thing that will be resurrected is the old religion, the way it was meant to be, and the old family lines and ties as God has promised. Our immortality is in the fact that we have children, and they have children and so on; it is our genetic line which is immortal as long as we avoid genocide. When Christians finally accept that Yeshua is not coming back, that it is only the character of a messiah which return in distinct individuals when we as a people need him most, but these individuals are not Yeshua, then there will finally be hope in uniting this world under God's law and God's truth.


Shiloh 3 years ago

Avrom, the message that this Johnny come lately, Shaul or Paul, having successfully corrupting the message of Yeshua to something Yeshua would not recognise (somewhat what Moshe would not recognise of his words compared to practice of today), in to an antisemetic, anti-Torah lie, this Pharisee Jew has caused almost irreversible damage. How can this be corrected when tradition of men is so much stronger then truth? I see this within Judaism and certainly Christianity which is an oversea's movement nothing to do with the Jesus movement or James movement in Palestine. The closest thing I can find are the Dead Sea Scrolls and a careful reading of the earliest source texts of the NT of which where already being redacted.

So since Yeshua is long dead and gone as you have stated, who gives a damn what he say's then. Why are you trying to resurrect him. You don't even hold the same beliefs as the Tanach states that the messiah will have more then one appearance. His "goings forth in Michah 5:1

"And you, Beit-Lëkhëm Ëphrâtâh, though you are to be junior among the thousands of Yәhudâh, from out of you shall come forth to Me he who shall be the ruler of Yisrâ·eil, and his goings forth are from antiquity, from past eternity." This indicates two comings. Even his followers as confirmed in the Dead Sea Scrolls believed in a second coming. Now I will let the cat out of the bag, so do the rabbi's who are incredibly tight lipped about this fact based on the Tanach which will cost them their power and control.


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Kahana 3 years ago Author

Yeshua (Jesus) certainly understood this and knew that the Judaism of his time was incorrect in how it delivered its message, but his realization of the facts and how to convince everyone was his downfall. Saul of Tarsus on the otherhand understood how to market, but in so doing destroyed the message and adulterated the word of God. Perhaps now is the time that we can both understand the message and deliver in tact to the rest of the world. In a couple of days will be the 1st of Nisan, the beginning of the New Year, as God prescribed it to be in the Torah. Perhaps we should call it year 1, the year of finally getting the mission right.


alanbedford 3 years ago

Yes, Kahana, this is what explains the motivation of the Christians to achieve what Judaism renounced, that is, open the Covenant to everybody who has faith in the One God and His Messiah


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As you will read in the next rrticle Alan, there actually were two temples being built at the same time under the Persians. And this second one lay between what could be referred to as two rivers as I will demonstrate. But you are correct in your reference to foundations as mentioned by Isaiah. What Zechariah was pointing out, what Cyrus had approved, and what Jedaiah grandson of Jeshua had initiated was a program of laying foundations for Judaism far beyond the borders of Israel. The ark was long gone and therefore the presence of God was not bound to a single spot as had been the early concept of the Shekinah being tied to the location of the ark. It meant Judaism in order to become universal had to be decentralized, and this would mean the acceptance that God could be anywhere at anytime throughout the world wherever there were believers. Ezra saw this as a lack of control, a loss of power, and something he would and could not tolerate. His fundamentalist thinking is the cornerstone of modern rabbinic Judaism which still cannot conceive of a God that they cannot control.

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