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The Call of God in His Seven Thunders - Part 3
Before you read any further, please go to Parts 1 and 2 that will give more clarity to Part 3 here in the conclusion to the call of God in His seven thunders.
This article is part of a three part series unraveling the call of God in His seven thunders that can be found in both the Old and New Testament.
Yahweh also thundered in the sky. The Most High uttered his voice - Psalm 18:13
Thunder 6 in 1 Samuel
As Samuel was offering up the burnt offering, the Philistines drew near to battle against Israel; but Yahweh thundered with a great thunder on that day on the Philistines, and confused them; and they were struck down before Israel. – 1 Samuel 7:10
In contrast to God’s perfect number seven, the number six is the number of man. In this verse God was about to deal with the enemies (Philistines) of God’s people. They looked to Samuel their priest just as they did with Moses their prophet to be a mediator between them and God. As the enemies of God's people were about to attack, Samuel responded by sacrificing a lamb unto Yahweh. The result was the 'lamb' destroying their enemies. This could be seen a foreshadowing of Christ who would bring judgement and destruction upon his return. God’s thunderous voice is a thunder for His people, but also a response to His enemies as His thunder confused them and the result was God’s people having victory.
Christ said that by him being that Lamb was to be slain, the enemy would be cast down and defeated.
The people therefore, that stood by, and heard it, said that it thundered: others said, An angel spake to him. Jesus answered and said, This voice came not because of me, but for your sakes. Now is the judgment of this world: now shall the prince of this world be cast out. And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. This he said, signifying what death he should die. – John 12:29-33
Christ was referring to the full realization of a coming event that would be for the sake of all his people.
The Sixth Thunder in Revelation
The sixth thunder in Revelation is also about judgement.
And there were voices, and thunders, and lightnings; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake, and so great. And the great city was divided into three parts, and the cities of the nations fell: and great Babylon came in remembrance before God, to give unto her the cup of the wine of the fierceness of his wrath.
And every island fled away, and the mountains were not found. And there fell upon men a great hail out of heaven, every stone about the weight of a talent: and men blasphemed God because of the plague of the hail; for the plague thereof was exceeding great. – Revelation 16:18-21
This is the signal of the final judgement on the system of the world. The rebellion of men will manifest in blaspheming God with their total disregard and rejection of His Son and his Gospel message. It is a rejection of reconciliation and redemption with the Father. The men of the earth who till the cursed soil and consume the vegetation thereof believe that their self-righteous works will be their salvation. They are deceived.
The harlot church system continues to abide in the ways of the world by denying Kingdom principles. They are antichrist for despising the way of Christ and the apostles for their own traditions. It will be their demise.
Therefore shall her plagues come in one day, death, and mourning, and famine; and she shall be utterly burned with fire: for strong is the Lord God who judgeth her. – Revelation 18:8
There will be an utter demise of the godless apostate religious system. The lies, deception and flirtation with their seducing religious antichrist spirits will no longer have their influence and proximity to the true believers of Christ. The daughters of the Whore of Babylon will finally receive their dues of total defeat and judgement. There will be no more relative opinions, relative truths and the perversions of the Gospel that hindered the masses from meeting God 'face to face.' The biggest enemy of God’s people will finally be destroyed.
If you will fear Yahweh, and serve him, and listen to his voice, and not rebel against the commandment of Yahweh, and both you and also the king who reigns over you are followers of Yahweh your God, [well]: but if you will not listen to the voice of Yahweh, but rebel against the commandment of Yahweh, then will the hand of Yahweh be against you, as it was against your fathers.
"Now therefore stand still and see this great thing, which Yahweh will do before your eyes. Isn't it wheat harvest today? I will call to Yahweh, that he may send thunder and rain; and you shall know and see that your wickedness is great, which you have done in the sight of Yahweh, in asking for a king." So Samuel called to Yahweh; and Yahweh sent thunder and rain that day: and all the people greatly feared Yahweh and Samuel. – 1 Samuel 12:14-18
Throughout the Old Testament there were three types of people that ruled over the people of God. There was Moses the prophet, Samuel the priest and Saul the king. God answered each one of them with His thunderous voice and called His people through them to reconcile and be restored to Him. The prophets mediated between them, the priests stood in the gap and the kings were before God.
The alienation from God has continued throughout history as the present man-driven church system still manifests the same alienation. There is only one exception where the early ekklesia and the remnant of the followers of Christ today who do not conform to man's traditions, but strive to walk in the example of Christ and the apostles.
Perfection in the Seventh Thunder
The seventh thunder of God is about perfection and the accomplishment of His plan from the first thunder to the last. What started as alienation from God will end in total reconciliation to Him by what Christ has done.
Isn't that a beautiful picture?
It is about the glorious gathering of all of God’s people to Himself through Christ.
Today, there should be no more setting up Prophets, Priests and Pastors to mediate between the people and God. We have Christ and we are in him if we choose to walk the narrow way.
You can hear God’s thunderous voice for yourself and meet Him on the 'mountain.' It is time to take heed to His call for yourself by putting away the endless noise of religious men who desire to meet God for you.
The true ministry of God is about our individual response to Him through Christ. It is not about the supposed ministers response for you. Too many rely on religious men instead of Christ and the end result will be separation from God. The genuine ministry of the Holy Spirit will bring us into a face-to-face relationship with our Father in heaven, not a salaried hireling in church.
For there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus - 1 Timothy 2:5
Are you willing to respond?
When we hear the thunderous voice of God, it is a call to go up the mountain to meet with Him. The leaders in the modern church system do not want you to do this through Christ, but they want to do it for you on your behalf. They have usurped the role of Christ and elevated themselves as the appointed ones. They are deceived, corrupt and antichrist.
Unfortunately, most fail to understand that the religious system that they partake of alienates them from Christ.
Are you willing to say no more to man being the mediator between you and God?
Christ is appointed by his Father to be the Head of His people, not the the supposed person who makes themselves king in the church building making their living off of your backs. The time of the Prophet, Priest and King are over. Through Christ these positions have been fulfilled by what Christ has done because he is now all of these thing to us.
In this day and age there is a great need for contenders who will not compromise to the religious system and traditions of man. It has been prophesied that those who stand in between God’s people will be removed because they are in opposition to His thunderous voice.
Take a step back from the man-driven church system and learn to hear God’s voice for yourself. It is wickedness to use human mediators apart from Christ to attain God.
Do you have a church hireling as you mediator?
All the people said to Samuel, "Pray for your servants to Yahweh your God, that we not die; for we have added to all our sins [this] evil, to ask us a king." – 1 Samuel 12:19
Samuel said to the people, "Don't be afraid. You have indeed done all this evil; yet don't turn aside from following Yahweh, but serve Yahweh with all your heart. Don't turn aside; for [then you would go] after vain things which can't profit nor deliver, for they are vain. For Yahweh will not forsake his people for his great name's sake, because it has pleased Yahweh to make you a people to himself. – 1 Samuel 12:20-22
It pleases God to redeem you from the cursed ground. God is waiting for you to respond. He has appointed his Son as the mediator between you and Him. Relying on other men to go up the mountain for you is all in vain. You must boldly come to God's throne of grace through Christ. It is time to no longer stand far off. Our Father wants to met you 'face-to-face.'
The seventh thunder of God in Revelation is the sound of completion, it is His plan of redemption for His people. They are a people who are are without spot, stain or wrinkle.
And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude, and as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying, Alleluia: for the Lord God omnipotent reigneth. Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honour to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready. And to her was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints.
And he saith unto me, Write, Blessed are they which are called unto the marriage supper of the Lamb. And he saith unto me, These are the true sayings of God. – Revelation 19:6-9
This is the final thunder of God’s voice that is about finality, perfection and completeness. It is an invitation to a marriage supper. It is about a commitment to Him by leaving your past behind, putting on His garment of grace (right standing) and becoming reserved for Him.
Today, we must continue to fight the fight and contend for the truth so that that others do not become disqualified by standing aloof because many are accepting counterfeits that do not resemble Christ at all.
Just like King Solomon, the harlot church system has built their house called 'church' and are using it to serve other gods. King Hezekiah was healed by God and then rebelled against Him.
God wants us to choose a more excellent way and be like Moses who wanted to brings others to the top of the mountain with him.
God’s plan for His people are not complicated.
Do you want to be a part of the marriage supper feast of the Lamb and the gathering of his Bride unto himself?
Scripture is filled with the picture God's grand plan starting form Genesis through to Revelation.
The time is near when God's genuine ekklesia will receive their glorified bodies and will become in the likeness of Christ for all eternity and God will take pleasure in His people.
The temple of God is not one that is built with man’s hands, nor by human strength and power, but it is by the Holy Spirit.
He will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. – Revelation 21:3
Will you heed God’s thunderous voice?
He is calling you to come, no longer stand aloof, but make your way up the mountain to meet Him 'face-to-face.'
And the Spirit and the bride say, Come. And let him that heareth say, Come. And let him that is a thirst come. And whosoever will, let him take the water of life freely. – Revelation 22:17
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.– Revelation 22:21
The purpose of God’s thunderous voice is that He is calling out to you. God desires for you to come and reconcile with Him through the Gospel of the Kingdom. The self-righteous garments of man cannot save you. It is only through Christ that you can have right standing with the Father.
Through God's grace and the power of the Holy Spirit, we can have victory in our lives we have the ability to follow the example of Christ. God desires for you to tell others about His gift of salvation that comes through His Son. Christ our Saviour is the path up to the mountain to meet with our heavenly Father.
Many are alienated from God because they believe in a 'God' of their own making.
Are you willing to heed the call of God who wants you to draw near to Him?
Are you standing far off?
God's thunderous voice is the culmination of His purpose and plans for you.
Will you choose to respond and reconcile with Him through His Son?
Have you heard God's thunderous voice in your life?
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