Journey Unto Shiloh: Part 9

As mentioned in Daniel 2012 and Journey Unto Shiloh: Part 1, we are about to see the start of some amazing events in 2013 as they build to a crescendo over the next four years. And 2013 certainly isn’t going to disappoint that prediction as so much has happened in the first month and a half. With tensions rising here in Asia, especially after North Korea’s detonation of a nuclear bomb of up to 40 kilotons to coincide with Valentine’s Day, and the China warship locking its missiles on a Japanese vessel a week ago, you can sense things are getting tense without the use of a crystal ball. This week Germany reported an economic decline, as the last remaining nation to hold up the financial pillars of the EU is beginning to crumble while unemployment rises to 27% in Greece and Britain votes as to whether it should leave the union. Nor should we forget the momentous resignation of Pope Benedict, the spiritual head of over 800 million Catholics and the world just doesn’t get it. This wasn’t a job that you just hand in your resignation to the Big Man and say “I can no longer hack it!” When the Holy Synod elects a Pope it is supposedly with divine guidance and inspiration, a selection made by their god, himself, and therefore infallible. Health status, although definitely going to affect the pontiff’s decisions, are not a determinant of job continuity since historically, someone selected by God is for life, and if He selects a High Priest, then it is until death and beyond. As Catholics spin the media to support the resignation and try to convince themselves that all this is perfectly acceptable, I see it as another nail in the coffin as Christianity comes more focused under the microscope of criticism and its followers see it as shallow, misguided and most importantly, in error.


THE MESSAGE

So today’s article is not going to be that long winded as usual. It doesn’t have to be as I ask that my readers take the time this week to review the news and see what has happened since the start of this year. For those that wish to be pedantic, then the beginning of year really isn’t for another month according (abt. March 11th if the New Moon is sighted) to the Karaite and should I mention, correct Jewish calendar. Hence, what we are witnessing now is only the prelude. Time to strap on your seatbelts, check your airbags, if the ride proves to be as bumpy as my ‘epiphanies’ would seem to suggest.

In previous articles I mentioned the message that had been whispered in my ear, early in the morning hours of one day in May 1986. “Lamah Kanini, Avivu Ishu Sheltani” for those of you that may have forgotten exactly what was said, something which will never be a possibility until the day I die as its inscribed indelibly upon my gray matter, never to be erased. Because it was from a language that no one seemed to be able to identify, I was at a loss as to what it truly meant. As I mentioned, my Iranian friend was of little help since he thought it was a warning to stop bothering some evil force that was malevolent by nature but that made no sense at all since I was the one being ‘bothered’. Of course numerous Jewish friends had a go at the translation only to conclude that it was non-sensical and was the equivalent of Hebrew baby blather. Again, that was easy to dismiss since it was obviously not Hebrew and therefore was beyond their scope. It was not until 1998, that year that seemed to play such an important part in my life, that I finally received a translation that began to make sense. More importantly, it was deciphered by source I could not have even imagined I would ever be in contact with. I was guided to a Pastor of the Crossroads Church as he had a reputation as a linguistic archaeologist in translating ancient Christian manuscripts. His name was Nasir, a Palestinian Christian and you can imagine that the meeting of a Karaite Jew with a Holy message, with a Palestinian Evangelist was going to be initially tense. At first, Nasir couldn’t be bothered, telling his colleagues that he could see little purpose in translating dreams and that I was in the wrong place if I wanted a sooth-sayer. It was only when my colleagues explained that even if it was a dream that it was in an unidentifiable language that he became intrigued. Perhaps he thought I was speaking in tongues, but whatever his reasoning, he decided to listen to what I had to say.

I described the events of that early morning to him and then repeated the phrase as it had been whispered to me. I could tell that it had hit a nerve. He grew silent, pensive and then after a prolonged period of silence he said that he recognized the language. In his journeys through the northern hills of Syria he had heard it spoken. It was an old language he said, still spoken by pockets of villagers but that it was rare, and even rarer to hear it spoken by a Jew born in Toronto. He described it as the mother tongue of many of the languages now used in the Middle East. Ancient in its origins and soon replaced by Aramaic as the lingua franca, but Syriac could still be heard in these secluded villages he described. When I asked him what it meant, he excused himself, saying that although he could recognize it, he could not translate it, but he would make a phone call to a Professor that he knew in Antioch. I was surprised to discover that he meant right there and then as he rose from his chair, excused himself and headed to his office where he would make his phone call. Fifteen minutes later he returned and he sat quietly across from me as he studied me carefully. What was probably only a minute later he broke the silence. “Why you?” he asked.

“House of Phiabi, family of Aaron, tribe of Levi, take your pick,” I answered him. “Do you really believe that God falters on his promises and forgets those that He selected just because some other religion says it’s so?”

“If anything, He wanted to let you know that your days are over,” Nasir responded. “The translation says it is so.” And then he began to provide the translation as he received it from his Professor colleague in Syria. “Firstly, you have to understand there are words that have meanings that don’t easily translate into English. Lamah kanini would correspond to ‘why have you resisted me?’ but it has a deeper intent. Resist isn’t the exact word, it’s more like a refusal to listen, to purposely ignore, like a child refusing to listen to his parent on purpose. There really isn’t an English word to describe that but it existed in ancient Syriac. But the latter half is the most important because it says ‘In your Spring, I will send Jesus to you!’ Again, there is more emphasis on certain words that can’t be harmonized with English. For some reason he’s sending Jesus directly to you. Which is the part I don’t understand because I doubt very much you’re a believer in Jesus.”

“In the spring he is sending Jesus?” I asked. That was the content of this message. I was disappointed. After all these years to have a message translated that to me was essentially a betrayal of my own beliefs seemed like a colossal waste of my time and efforts. “Jesus? You’re sure about that?”

“Yes but more to the point he is sending him directly to you! That is how my friend translated it. Ishu is the name for Jesus amongst those Christians living in the hills of Syria. It is a synonymous with saviour, which is used interchangeably with his name.”

That is when the true meaning of the message hit me. It had nothing to do with Jesus. I was being told that in Spring, the saviour would be sent to me. But why My Spring? Just because the Christians had used the name Ishu in this hill country for Yeshua didn't meant that the revelation had anything to do with some pagan messianistic belief in a demigod. The word simply meant 'saviour' or 'messiah' and no matter how this Christian pastor wanted to present it, this was not a Christian prophesy. But in order to get the rest of the prophecy deciphered I had to play along and I didn't disagree, which in turn probably sent him a false message. “So what do you make of the use of ‘your Spring’,” I asked Nasir. "Strange to place a pronoun in front of a season."

“You live in New Zealand now,” he said to me. “Your spring will be in September, so it could be as early as next month.”

That explanation didn’t sit well with me either. Why would a message from God concern itself with whether or not it was a northern hemisphere spring or a southern hemisphere spring? I instinctively knew that the reference to a personalized Spring had to have far more significance. So there was still a mystery as far as I was concerned that had to be resolved but I knew I wouldn’t receive the answer from this Christian pastor. He was too busy finding ways to translate the message in favour of supporting his own beliefs.

IN CONCLUSION

It was December 2010 when I finally received my answer. Events of 2008 that I will describe in other articles as a continuation of that countdown that was decreasing in two year increments each time, had prepared me for what was about to happen. I have no doubts as to the sequence that will take place, nor the 140 year period that will ensue afterwards as described in the previous Journy unto Shiloh article. Spring was never intended to mean a time of year, or anything to do with calendrical calculations. ‘Your Spring’ meant that we would have an all too human reference to that terminology and as much to all our surprise the world used it to describe the Arab world uprising calling it ‘Arab Spring’ though terms like ‘Arab Nightmare’, ‘Arab Rebellion’, or even ‘Arab Islamist Takeover’ would have been more appropriate as it never should be considered a rebirth or spring.

So after 24 years, I finally had complete answer to the riddle of my revelation of 1986. The so-called Arab Spring would herald the end of our times, the coming of the saviour, whom I can assure you will not be some long dead and buried teacher that had everything he taught twisted and mishapen into a bastardized heathen-Judaic hybrid of monotheism, and a re-emergence of Torahitic Judaism as the true faith of times. As it was in the beginning, so will it be in the end. What God had stated is eternal, even if our commitment to Him is not.

I'll let you think about the events of this article for a while. Think about how an ancient Syriac message was used to reveal what would be happening in this particular decade. How prophetic messages still exist even in our techno-hypocritical age. Even as a messenger, it meant that I might not understand the message until I weaved my way through a host of people with their own particular slant on current events. How the demise of Christianity actually begins to pave the way towards this new world order. Take a look. Take a good look around you and see the world as it unfolds. It is happening now. It is happening today, and you're all part of either the solution or the problem; the decision is ultimately yours.

Peace Be With You

Avrom Aryeh-Zuk Kahana


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Shiloh 3 years ago

According to what I quoted, it was never given. That's the whole point. What else has been redacted by the Levitical priests by their agenda is the bigger question.


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Kahana 3 years ago Author

As written in some of my articles, Deuteronomy was a later edition, most likely 7th century BCE under Josiah, but even so, it is making a profound statement that in six hundred years a prophet and saviour of Moses's standing had not been seen in Israel. Not even the major prophets by that time, ie. Isaiah, Elijah, could come close. So it provides us with a perspective of what the expectation, or original belief in the Messiah was. 'One Like Unto Moses'. As for the Genesis reference, it points to his being one outside the community, not from the Davidic line, and in fact far superior by birthrite to any of our monarchial dynasties. Again, someone like Moses who came from outside the Hebraic community of Goshen.

Nor should we insist that all that is written in the Torah should be taken literally. Many are metaphors, stories with purpose, that are similar to parables which are designed to teach and educate us. We are to learn from them, evolve from them, and perhaps even exceed them within our own life times.

But what the Lord finds most disdainful is false practice. Adherence to the laws with empty hearts and deceitful minds. The sacrifices were condemned by the prophets because they were no longer being approached with any true intent. They had become a case of merely going through the motions and therefore they were abhorrent to God. It was the intent, the open heart, the desire to do what was pleasing to God that was far more important to the Almighty than the animals themselves. Giving something of value, of critical importance is what God demanded. At the time that was the best of your flocks or your herds, or your poultry as that was the only possessions of value that the people had. But as I stated earlier, even the adherence to Torah was meant to evolve and so to do the possessions we deem of critical importance in our lives. But like the animals, if they are given with deceit, falsehood, lack of consideration and truth, merely going through the motions, then they too would be condemned by the likes of a Jeremiah.


Shiloh 3 years ago

Shalom, based on Genesis 49:10 where does it spell out who this person will be? I want to understand something Avrom, since it is well known by scholars the verse you quote specifically Dueteronomy 34:10 "Never again did there arise in Israel a prophet like Moses....." was a later addition to the Torah, that certainly distorts ones view because of agenda. Also, you have commented that the stories of the Torah are just that, "stories".".

Are you suggesting that we return to the sacrificial cult as humankind as was prescribed by the Torah? Are you also suggesting we ignore the prophets of the Tanach even though some of what you quote the messiah is to be is actually taken from the context of the Tanach? Is the prophet Jeremiah a false prophet in stating in chapter 7:21 – 26 "Thus said the Lord of Hosts, the God of Israel: Add your burnt offerings to your other sacrifices and eat the meat! For when I freed your fathers from the land of Egypt, I did not speak with them or command them concerning burnt offerings or sacrifice. But this is what I commanded them: Do My bidding, that I may be your God and you may be My people; walk only in the way that I enjoin upon you, that it may go well with you. Yet they did not listen or give ear; they followed their own counsels, the willfulness of their evil hearts. They have gone backward, not forward, from the day your fathers left the land of Egypt until today. And though I kept sending My servants, the prophets, to them daily and persistently, they would not listen to Me or give ear. They stiffened their necks, they acted worse then their fathers."

A common 'apologetic' dodge is to insist that 'animal sacrifices were not ordained when the people came out of Egypt, but rather later. But the law books specifically state that the laws of sacrifice were part of the Laws of Moses which Moses supposedly received while on Mount Sinai. Shall we see what the Torah says in Leviticus 7:37:

"This is the law of the burnt offering, the grain offering and the sin offering and the guilt offering and the ordination offering and the sacrifice of peace offerings, which Yehovah commanded Moses at Mount Sinai in the day that He commanded the sons of Israel to present their offerings to Yehovah in the wilderness of Sinai."

Lets look at Isaiah 1:11: "What to me is the multitude of your sacrifices? says Yehovah; I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams and the fat of fed beasts; I do not delight in the blood of bulls, or of lambs, or of goats. When you come to appear before me, who asked this from your hand? Trample my courts no more; bringing offerings is futile; incense is an abomination to me. New moon and Sabbath and calling of convocation— I cannot endure solemn assemblies with iniquity. Your new moons and your appointed festivals my soul hates; they have become a burden to me, I am weary of bearing them."

Every one of the practices condemned as abominations by Isaiah in the following passage is advocated in the law books and supposedly commanded by Moses.

"But he who kills an ox is like one who slays a man; He who sacrifices a lamb is like the one who breaks a dog’s neck; He who offers a grain offering is like one who offers swine’s blood; He who burns incense is like the one who blesses an idol. These people have chosen their own ways and their souls revel in their abominations." (Isaiah Chapter 66 verse 3)

Isaiah refers to these practices as 'abominations' and, like Jeremiah, equates them with rebellion. They are all advocated in the law, supposedly delivered to Moses by God, the same God who then delivered messages condemning such practices to the prophets.

So Avrom, so the messiah will follow the laws of Moses, the sacrificial cult or he will follow more in line with the prophets of Yehovah? I certainly lean for the latter.


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Kahana 3 years ago Author

What and who is the messiah? There are those that believe in some fairy tale existence of eternal peace, no violence, perfect harmony, and happiness throughout the world forever and ever. As long as there is mankind, that can never be. Our pettiness, jealousies, racist tendencies will not magically disappear. There are those that have those behaviours engraved in their bones, never to be erased. But in the turmoil to come, there will come a man that can find his way through the darkness. Who can see a better path for the majority and inspire those that follow to seek a more cooperative existence based on the faith in the one true God and the laws of the Torah. There will be peace for the majority willing to adhere to the laws but peace will always be threatened and we must guard and preserve it like a precious treasure. Unlike those that have claimed such a purpose in the past, seeking unification of all peoples, this time the true saviour will do so without the threat of conversion at the edge of the sword but his words will be enought to convince millions to follow and cement us together with a common goal and purpose. Those that refuse to accept his extended hand, will bring down the wrath of God upon themselves. There is a reason why the Torah tells us there has never been a leader, saviour, messiah like Moses ever again in its concluding lines. That is because one like unto Moses is to come in the final days. And the Pharaohs of the world will be laid low with a swipe of his staff, and the breath of his words.


Shiloh 3 years ago

Shalom Avrom, nice comment, so forget about those references except to learn from them. So where are you going from here? What is the answer of where the person you seek is taking us?


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Kahana 3 years ago Author

Shalom Shiloh. Our existence, much like everything that occurs in our history are the wheels within wheels that is prominent in Ezekiel's thoughts. Though describing what he saw as the throne, he was also describing our world as well. As long as we insist that we will repeat the cycle, nothing will ever change. As long as people believe that the dry bones will reflesh and that figures from the past will return to lead us, then we will never break the cycle of death and slaughter that has plagued us. The Jesus of myth is dead. The Yeshua of history failed and is buried. The Cayapha is also very dead and gone. The lessons we can learn from them is what teaches us to do things differently. Either we change, or nothing change at all. You asked why will people follow the new saviour. Because when the time comes, there will not be a choice. People will follow because there is no other hope. Even if they do not believe at first they will follow because they see no other options if they are to survive.


Shiloh 3 years ago

If I may add, the long dead and buried Jew, as in books like Prof Robert Eisenman "James the Brother of Jesus" and "The New Testament Code" are what the long dead Jew taught and practiced. What I find further bothersome is the tone of your speech towards the Jesus figure of history. Its true everything the stories of the highly corrupted NT are NOT what he taught as confirmed in the Dead Sea Scrolls. It also appears to be true that the message the Palestinian pastor said that your days are over. Is that to mean just like in Devarim 49:10. The mantle will be put upon the one God chooses? And if I can repeat, no one according to you wants to give up his "role". Caiaphas is screaming loud and clear. How sad.


Shiloh 3 years ago

Sounds to me you know who you are looking for, but if it's Jesus, or the future redeemer, who would believe you. But the levels of distrust are possibly to big to overcome as outlined in the Caiaphas letters. Also known history of the court Jews, the Temple Priests, roman puppets on the Sanhedrin whom had their part in the death of Jesus, and Caiaphas's brother in law Ananus who had his brother James killed which led to the destruction of the Temple. The other day I was walking to a job that I finished a while ago. I looked and on the backside of a pole there was something written in english, I won't repeat it but it confirms what I had thought now since reading the Caiaphas letters. I was warned.

It's interesting in Rabbinical Judaism, the Messiah Ben Yosef is the one to judge Esav, which is Christianity. But the Tanach there is a reference to one "comings forth" which gives mentions of another appearance. Which would tell me that if it's Jesus who will be sent to you, he already has died, so why would the MBY have to die again according to the rabbinical teachings. It would actually be the MBD who is sent to you Avrom but how would you expect the second appearance to be trusting in someone who has memories of Caiaphas of whom had a major part in his demise. And later another relative had Jesus's brother killed, James.

But as all the signs point to societal collapse, as in the Talmud, tractate Sanhedrin 97 or 98, cant recall, it speaks of the 7 year cycles. There is one difference they quote that differentiates all the 7 year cycles from the appearance of the messiah whom it appears he is to come to you. Its speaks of the sounds of heaven. Interesting if it's true. Combine the sounds from the heavens with the judgement of Esav and poof, you got it. He's identified to both the rabbinical Jews and to you. Now who do we trust? This is outside the scope of your article, but just had a thought about it. Shabbat Shalom

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