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Zechariah chapter 5

Zechariah has now "seen" a picture (a vision) of how it is that God shall pour out His Spirit, even is pouring out His spirit, in these last days upon His servants and handmaidens, those sons and daughters who shall see the visions of the prophets and teach them to their brothers and sisters. We have also learned that the two witnesses, those two "sons of oil", and the two candlesticks which are the churches of Philadelphia and Smyrna, who shall be the instruments in God's hands who shall both bring forth His Word to His house, the true house of Israel, and then give His witness unto the "nations" in preparing the way for the second advent of the King of kings and Lord of lords.

Now, in this "5th" chapter of Zechariah, those with eyes to see and ears to hear can "lift up their eyes" along with the prophet of God and "see" two very simple visions concerning those two works of God's elect in this final generation. Also, in these two visions we shall be privileged to "see" along with His purpose of restoration exactly "how it is" that our Father shall bring about both the elimination of idolatry and false teaching in our land and the elimination of Satan's wicked and oppressive beast system, the New World Order.

Again, remember that although there is only one body of Christ, and these two witnesses along with all of God's elect are certainly all of that one body, there are two works that God's elect shall accomplish in this final generation of the Fig Tree before the return of Jesus Christ. The first work, or witnessing, is that of the teaching, the bringing forth of the "roll" by the watchmen to the true House of Israel (Ezek. 2:9-3:11). The second is the "delivering up" to the kings and rulers whereby the proclamation of "the gospel of the kingdom" is given unto ALL nations announcing that the King of kings and Lord of lords is returning and the NWO, that "MYSTERY, BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH" (Rev. 17:5), is coming DOWN! And so it is that we shall "see" a picture of these two great works in the next two visions Zechariah "sees" when he "lifts up his eyes"! Interestingly enough, these are the 6th and the 7th visions given unto the prophet which concern the work done before the 6th and 7th Trumps sound, respectively!

Let us now "see" and understand the 6th vision of Zechariah as he describes to us what he saw!



#6 of Zechariah's Eight Visions "The Flying Scroll"
 
Zech. 5:1
Then I turned, and lifted up mine eyes, and looked, and behold a flying roll.
Do not overlook the fact that Zechariah "turned" (figuratively, i.e. he considered as in "his wheels were turning") immediately after seeing the vision of the "two anointed ones" in the previous verse, the last verse of chapter four! This is important as it connects these next two visions with those two witnesses and the seven thousand of God's elect, i.e. the two candlesticks of Rev. 11 which are the churches of Smyrna and Philadelphia!
[2] And he said unto me, What seest thou? And I answered, I see a flying roll; the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits.
What in the world is a "flying roll"? Well, I sure hope you do not have a Masters Degree or PhD of the type that will prevent you from seeing the simplicity of this, but a "roll" is simply a papyrus used for writing, i.e. a scroll or book, and this very large scroll written on both sides is "flying" like a big billboard... yes... as in flying through the air! Got the picture? In a moment we are going to learn exactly where this roll is flying! But first let us understand from the book of the "watchman", Ezekiel, that this "roll" is actually the Word of God.
Ezekiel 2:9
And when I looked, behold, an hand was sent unto me; and, lo, a roll of a book was therein;
Take notice what is written "within and without", i.e. on both sides of the roll!
[10] And he spread it before me; and it was written within and without: and there was written therein lamentations, and mourning, and woe.
Ezekiel is instructed by God to "eat" the roll, as in consume and digest it thoroughly, and then go speak unto the house of Israel! Remember what we learned concerning the two witnesses who were "clothed in sackcloth"? To be "clothed in sack-cloth" is an expression, a figure of speech, denoting one who is mourning, i.e. lamenting and declaring the WOES, the curses to come upon those who do not turn to Him, to His Word!
Ezekiel 3:1
Moreover he said unto me, Son of man, eat that thou findest; eat this roll, and go speak unto the house of Israel.
You see, it is God's elect, His "watchmen" in this final generation, through whom He causes the roll to "goeth forth" over the face of the whole land. They, the "watchmen", the "eyes" of God, "eat the roll daily" asking for and receiving His daily bread, and so they are always diligently "being about their Father's business"!

To that end, it is also worth noting that the dimensions of this "roll" which was seen by Zechariah were 20 cubits by 10 cubits (30 feet x 15 feet) which is the exact size of the temple porch (1 Kings 6:3)! To wit, the temple porch was where the "law", the Word of God, was usually read!

Now let us see what this "flying roll" shall accomplish:

Zech. 5:3
Then said he unto me, This is the curse that goeth forth over the face of the whole earth: for every one that stealeth shall be cut off as on this side according to it; and every one that sweareth shall be cut off as on that side according to it.
To "goeth forth" literally means to "go forth on business" and so it is that God is taking care of business executing His Word exactly as it written. Those who have eyes to see and ears hear know that the teaching of that "roll" does literally "fly" over the face of the whole land (eretz) upon the airwaves 24/7 into millions of homes.

But why is the "going forth" of the roll called a "curse"? It is a curse to the "thieves" and "false prophets" (liars) of God's Word who shall experience the "Woe" from our Father's hand for lying and building their own houses! Our Father does not like it one bit and they shall surely be cut off! Woe! Ezekiel 34:2 "Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel, prophesy, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD unto the shepherds; Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves! should not the shepherds feed the flocks?"

Note: "shepherds of Israel", i.e. ministers of the Christian churches of western Europe and the Americas.

The Word of God (the roll) declares all the "curses" that come upon those who do not follow God's laws. Have you ever read Deut. 28 beginning with verse 15? Deut. 28:15 "But it shall come to pass, if thou wilt not hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe to do all his commandments and his statutes which I command thee this day; that all these curses shall come upon thee, and overtake thee." Yes, although the Word of God contains all the blessings for those who love the Lord, it also contains the lamentations, and mourning, and woes which shall come upon those who do not hearken unto His voice, and especially (meaning more severely) upon those who do NOT "eat the roll" but claim they are Christ's ministers and representatives.

Zech. 5:4
I will bring it forth, saith the LORD of hosts, and it shall enter into the house of the thief, and into the house of him that sweareth falsely by my name: and it shall remain in the midst of his house, and shall consume it with the timber thereof and the stones thereof.
"Woe" to those robbers of our people's vineyard and woe to those liars who take the name of the LORD in vain, i.e. swear falsely by His name! Their houses, their churches which they have built upon sand instead of upon the Rock , His Word, are ALL coming down and so they shall be removed from our midst when Yeshua returns. Christ clearly warned us of the "many who would come in His name", claiming to be Christian ministers and preachers, and would deceive many through teaching the traditions of men instead of teaching from the roll. Unfortunately, as a result of their "swearing falsely", teaching lies in the name of Christ, they will lead many (most) of our brothers and sisters to also swear falsely, as in worship the false messiah, Satan, when he comes claiming he is God.
Note: If you would like to learn more about the thieves and robbers who do not enter into the sheepfold through the "door", the Word of God, then go to the 10th chapter of John. There are many thieves and liars who have built their own houses in the name of God and who teach our people that they are going to "fly to save their souls" (Ezek. 13:18-20), i.e. that they are going to be "taken up" in the clouds at any moment in a rapture of the church. Such lies by those thieves who have not entered into the sheepfold through the "door" shall be exposed by the "roll" at "roll call" and their houses shall come tumbling down.
John 10:1
Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that entereth not by the door into the sheepfold, but climbeth up some other way, the same is a thief and a robber.
OK, enough said! Let us move on to the 7th vision of Zechariah.


#7 of Zechariah's Eight Visions "The Ephah"
 
Zech. 5:5
Then the angel that talked with me went forth, and said unto me, Lift up now thine eyes, and see what is this that goeth forth.
Here comes another vision so "lift up your eyes" and do as the angel says... and "see" what it is that now goes forth.

"Look, up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... it's an EPHAH??"

[6] And I said, What is it? And he said, This is an ephah that goeth forth. He said moreover, This is their resemblance through all the earth.
An "ephah" is a container about the size of a bushel basket which is used to "measure grain" and so it is symbolic of commerce and economics. Here is what Amos says about those who make the ephah small and falsify the balances of commerce in their New World Order. They just can hardly wait to rip people off! (Review also the seal of the "Black Horse" in Revelation chapter six.)

Live Link to->>> Revelation chapter six
Amos 8:5
Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?
The phrase "this is their resemblance through all the earth" in Zech. 5:6 means this is a "global picture" of the extent of corrupt commerce on earth at this time. But wait, there is more concerning this ephah!
Zech. 5:7
And, behold, there was lifted up a talent of lead: and this is a woman that sitteth in the midst of the ephah.
How many of our people really know who sits in the seat in the midst of commerce*? I dare say far too few! But as it is written right here in Zechariah, the "lid is going to come off the ephah" and the "woman" who sits in the midst of it shall be EXPOSED. It shall be the witness of God's elect that will do that exposing.

Who is this "woman" anyway? She is the great whore of Rev. 17 & 18, the mother of harlots, "false religion", the one with whom all the kings of the earth have committed fornication (Rev. 17:2)! She has lived "high on the hog" at the expense of others and claims she needs not the Bridegroom for she is already married... and she is... albeit to the wicked one, the spurious messiah, Satan himself!

* If you would like to learn more about how money works and the "wicked one's" corrupt economic systems, log unto (Live Link to-)>> "The Hidden Dynasty of the Economy" right here on this web site. 

Rev. 18:7
How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.

Mystery Babylon the great is wicked indeed for it is the "rasha", the lawless one, the son of perdition, who heads this oppressive ungodly system.
Zech. 5:8 And he said, This is wickedness. And he cast it into the midst of the ephah; and he cast the weight of lead upon the mouth thereof.
God through His elect, His witnesses, shall EXPOSE the great harlot who sits in the midst of the ephah as filthy and wicked, i.e. as the iniquitous work of the wicked one! To wit, "Zechariah" means "Yahveh Remembers" and so it is that He shall NOT FORGET those who have religiously and economically oppressed His people through lies and deceitful practices!

 Let go back to Amos and document it.
Amos 8:4
Hear this, O ye that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,
The greedy who swallow up the needy shall be given fair warning by God's witnesses and they shall surely hear His servants say "Hear this"... "Thus saith the Lord GOD!" Meanwhile, the greedy can hardly wait rob and steal by deceit...
[5] Saying, When will the new moon be gone, that we may sell corn? and the sabbath, that we may set forth wheat, making the ephah small, and the shekel great, and falsifying the balances by deceit?
Such is "their resemblance in all the earth"! Rev. 6:5-6 "... And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand. [6] And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine."

There's your crooked "measure of grain", the small ephah!
[6] That we may buy the poor for silver, and the needy for a pair of shoes; yea, and sell the refuse of the wheat?

[7] The LORD hath sworn by the excellency of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.

Woe unto them! Our Father shall surely remember their deeds and He shall bring them to justice on that great day when Jesus Christ returns!

Next we are going to "see" who it is that "lifts up this ephah" and carries this basket of filth to its "base", its final resting place, which is the PIT in land of Shinar, Babylon!

Zech. 5:9
Then lifted I up mine eyes, and looked, and, behold, there came out two women, and the wind was in their wings; for they had wings like the wings of a stork: and they lifted up the ephah between the earth and the heaven.
Who are these "two women" with the "wind" in their wings? "Wind" is "ruach" in Hebrew which means "spirit" and it is the "spirit" that makes their wings as "strong" and "swift" as those of a stork*? These two women are "virgins" who have not defiled themselves with women, i.e. with that filthy whore, the wicked one (rasha) who sits as a queen in the ephah. (See Rev. 14:4).
* Note: It is true that the stork is an "unclean bird", but then so too is the eagle! The Hebrew terminology used here clearly refers to the characteristic of the "wings" of the stork which are very "strong" and "powerful" permitting the stork to fly high and with tremendous velocity.
[10] Then said I to the angel that talked with me, Whither do these bear the ephah?
Where are God's elect going to take the ephah (commerce) with the filthy wicked woman (false religion)?
[11] And he said unto me, To build it an house in the land of Shinar: and it shall be established, and set there upon her own base.
Hey, they are going to carry this baby to its final resting place (base) in the land of Shinar, which is Babylon!

So there you have it! What great imagery our Father has given us in this 5th chapter of Zechariah to show us how He uses His elect, those two olive trees and those two candlesticks, to bring forth His Word, the "flying roll", over the face of the whole land, and to expose the great whore who sits as a queen in the midst the ephah.

What a time to live! And what a privilege it is to serve the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob in this final generation!



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