Hi-lite: Ezekiel 22:25
There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring
lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure
and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
26 Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.
Those who claim to be, who should be, the "tillers of the ground" have not prepared the "field" nor caused the fruitful rain of God's Word to fall.And the word of the LORD came unto me, saying,
 Son of man, say unto her, Thou art the land that is not cleansed, nor rained upon in the day of indignation.
Instead THERE IS A CONSPIRACY among the Prophets, those who "claim" to represent Him.
 There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.
have devoured "souls" (nephesh).
And they have ripped everyone off!
It comes from "qashar", #7194, which means to "Bind".Conspiracy = qesher, keh'-sher, Hebrew 7195; from Hebrew 7194 (qashar); an (unlawful) alliance :- confederacy, conspiracy, treason.
Would religious men of God conspire to bind people and devour their "SOULS", "nephesh" in Hebrew? Would they take treasure and money and precious things? If you haven't read the letter that the translators of the 1611 King James Bible wrote to the English Reader, then you might not suspect church systems to be conspirators.Bind = qashar, kaw-shar', Hebrew 7194; a primitive root; to tie, physical (gird, confine, compact) or mentally (in love, league) :- bind (up), (make a) conspire (-acy, -ator), join together, knit, stronger, work [treason].
So here's a little excerpt from that letter:
From The Translator's To The Reader
Now the Church of Rome would seem at the length to bare a motherly affection towards her children, and to allow them the Scriptures in their mother tongue: but indeed it is a gift, not deserving to be called a gift, an unprofitable gift: they must first get a License in writing before they may use them and to get that, they must approve themselves to their Confessor that is to be such as are, if not frozen in the dregs, yet soured with the leaven of their superstition. Howbeit, it seemed too much to Clement the 8. that there should be any License granted to have them in the vulgar tongue, and therefore he overruled and frustrated the grant of Pius the fourth. So much are they afraid of the light of the Scripture, (Lucifugx Scripturarum, as Tertullian speaketh) that they will not trust the people with it, no not as it is set forth by their own sworn men, no not with the License of their own Bishops and Inquisitors. Yes so unwilling they are to communicate the Scriptures to the peoples understanding in any sort, that they are not ashamed to confess, that we forced them to translate it into English against their wills. This seems to argue a bad cause, or a bad conscience, or both. Sure we are, that it is not he that had good gold, that is afraid to bring it to the touch-stone, but he that had the counterfeit; neither is it the true man that shunned the light, but the malefactor, lest his deeds should be reproved: neither is it the plain dealing Merchant that is unwilling to have the weights, or the meter-yard brought in place, but he that uses deceit, But we will let them alone for this fault, and return to translation.
By not teaching His Word and instead teaching the precepts of men!
And so our people are starved of the true Word of God and it has become the famine of this final generation, just as Christ foretold of.
Amos spells it out in detail:
There's the famine Christ spoke of!Amos 8:11
Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD:
They shall wander from sea to shining sea and find but crumbs and containers of spiritual garbage. And they shall wander from sea to sea, and from the north even to the east, they shall run to and fro to seek the word of the LORD, and shall not find it.
Yes, the Biblical foretellers of what is going to happen (prophets) have CONSPIRED and convinced the majority of Christians that they are going to be "Raptured" and not have to face the king of Babylon!
It's a LIE!
chapter 13 of Ezekiel?
God hates those who teach His children to "fly" to save their souls!
Her priests have violated my law, and have profaned mine holy things: they have put no difference between the holy and profane, neither have they shewed difference between the unclean and the clean, and have hid their eyes from my sabbaths, and I am profaned among them.
So they even profane the Highest day of Christianity, the Passover, with Ishtar and her sex symbols of "quick like a bunny" bunnies and fertility symbols like Ishtar's eggs. Not only is Easter not to be found in the New Testament, it is an unsanctified, profane pollution of His Sabbath.
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