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Pamphlet #6170  Isaiah 45-2

To perish means to be fully destroyed , as in never shalt thou be any more

How would you like to be truly rich? No, not with the things of this world that shall perish, but with the rich blessings that produce peace of mind and serenity and joy and happiness even during the worst of times? Turn to your Father's Word and He shall pour out His blessings upon you in such abundance that your cup will indeed overflow!

Isaiah 30:23
Then shall he give the rain of thy seed, that thou shalt sow the ground withal; and bread of the increase of the earth, and it shall be fat and plenteous: in that day shall thy cattle feed in large pastures.
Yes, this ultimately speaks of the time of the Millennium but dear ones, He gives us the precious rain now if we will but open our eyes and ears and hear His Voice! He has stated clearly that He doesn't want our burnt offerings and sacrifices. He wants us to embrace Him and love Him! Is that not your heart's desire concerning your children? Your children can bring you gifts all day long, but if you know they do not love you... you hurt... and the gifts don't help one bit!
Hosea 6:3
Then shall we know, if we follow on to know the LORD: His going forth is prepared as the morning; and He shall come unto us as the rain, as the latter and former rain unto the earth.

Hosea 6:6
For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings.

Those who truly love and serve Him are already blessed and again, they do not participate in the famine of these last days which is defined by Amos in chapter 8 verse 11 of his book: 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." And though they labor in the field and in the vineyard, God's servants have an overwhelming abundance of the true Bread of life and they drink daily from the fountain of Living Water. Therefore they produce much fruit for the kingdom of God (Matt. 20:1-16).
Isaiah 30:24
The oxen likewise and the young asses that ear the ground shall eat clean provender, which hath been winnowed with the shovel and with the fan.
This figure of speech illustrates how PURE the feeding of the Word of God truly is and shall be... so pure in fact that during the Millennium everyone shall eat the winnowed grain, which is to say the heart of grain, as in the pure Bread of Life. So shall it be in that day that His truth and justice shall flow like mighty rivers from beneath His throne in Jerusalem throughout the whole world and unto all nations (mountains, i.e. civilly) and places of worship (high hills, i.e. ecclesiastically).
[25] And there shall be upon every high mountain, and upon every high hill, rivers and streams of waters in the day of the great slaughter, when the towers fall.
Modern man's tower of Babel in these last days, i.e. his attempt to secure his own peace and security (salvation) apart from God, known as Babylon the great, is going to come crashing down at the sound of the 7th Trump when Jesus Christ returns. You can read all about her demise in the 18th chapter of Revelation. Rev. 18:2 "And he cried mightily with a strong voice, saying, Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird." The destruction of this false temple by our Rock, that "stone cut out without hands" in Daniel 2:24, i.e. Jesus Christ, will be so complete that as He said in Luke 21:6, there shall not be one "stone" upon another that shall be thrown down (pulverized).
[26] Moreover the light of the moon shall be as the light of the sun, and the light of the sun shall be sevenfold, as the light of seven days, in the day that the LORD bindeth up the breach of his people, and healeth the stroke of their wound.
"Seven" in biblical numerics denotes spiritual completeness and just as Satan's unholy New World Order has seven heads in Rev. 13:1, meaning it covers the whole (complete) earth in these last days, so shall the glorious "brightness of Christ's coming" encompass the whole earth! And not only shall the whole earth be filled with the light of His glory, the very brightness of His coming shall destroy all that is wicked (2 Thes. 2:8) and consume away the evil rudiments that form the basis of liberalism, socialism, and communism.
2 Peter 3:10
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements* shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.
*elements, stoicheion, stoy-khi'-on, Greek 4747; neuter of a presumed derivative of the base of Greek 4748 (stoicheo); something orderly in arrangement, i.e. (by implication) a serial (basal, fundamental, initial) constituent (literal), proposition (figurative) :- element, principle, rudiment.
Isaiah 30:27
Behold, the name of the LORD cometh from far, burning with his anger, and the burden thereof is heavy: his lips are full of indignation, and his tongue as a devouring fire:
God IS a consuming fire! Deut. 4:24 "For the LORD thy God is a consuming fire, even a jealous God." Hebrews 12:29 "For our God is a consuming fire." It is easy to understand how His tongue (of truth) consumes as a devouring fire in that we have recently seen truth "burn" some major liars in the main stream media!

Nevertheless, when Jesus Christ returns, His truth, His spirit, shall overflow the earth and cleanse this wicked age of all that offends and is iniquitous as He delivers His people out of bondage and out of the hand of the Assyrian. It is written and so shall it be! What a glorious day it will be for those who love and serve God. What a day of darkness and gloominess with weeping and wailing of gnashing of teeth it will be for those that despise His truth!

[28] And his breath, as an overflowing stream, shall reach to the midst of the neck, to sift the nations with the sieve of vanity: and there shall be a bridle in the jaws of the people, causing them to err.
The word "breath" in Hebrew is "ruach", as in the wind, which is symbolic of God's Spirit! You "see", God is going to deliver His people and He shall "sift the nations till they are undone, to men with a halter to their doom (Moffatt)" as He causes them to (know) their err!

What shall be the result when God's people "see" the hand of their heavenly Father deliver them from the hand of the Assyrian? There shall be gladness and rejoicing as in the keeping of the feasts of the LORD!

[29] Ye shall have a song, as in the night when a holy solemnity is kept; and gladness of heart, as when one goeth with a pipe to come into the mountain of the LORD, to the mighty One of Israel.
Then shall they desire to hear His Voice.
[30] And the LORD shall cause His glorious voice to be heard, and shall shew the lighting down of his arm, with the indignation of his anger, and with the flame of a devouring fire, with scattering, and tempest, and hailstones.
Remember from the days of old that the people did not want to "hear His thundering voice" from the mountain of God! Exodus 20:18-19 "And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. [19] And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die."

Well, the steam, the breath (ruach) is beginning to build and "the mountain that sends forth light", which by the way is what "Mount St. Helens" means, is beginning to rumble, and it shall be this final generation of the fig tree that was planted on May 15th, in the year of our Lord Nineteen Hundred Forty Eight, that sees "all these things" Christ foretold us of in Mat. 24, Mark 13, and Luke 21, come to pass, even the return of Jesus Christ when "the LORD shall CAUSE His glorious voice to be heard" and all nations and peoples shall hear His Voice. It is written and so shall it come to pass!

[31] For through the voice of the LORD shall the Assyrian be beaten down, which smote with a rod.
Yes, the brightness of Lord, as bright as the sun in his full strength and whose tongue is a sharp twoedged sword (Rev. 1:16, 19:15), shall beat down the Assyrian, the false messiah! And the Lord shall reign for a thousand years (Rev. 24:4, 6) with a rod of iron carried by His kings and priests, those saints of the Most High God.
[32] And in every place where the grounded staff shall pass, which the LORD shall lay upon him, it shall be with tabrets and harps: and in battles of shaking will he fight with it.
The heavens and earth shall be shaken and there shall be a great battle when the King of Kings and Lord of Lords returns to this earth to bring judgment (justice) and make war! But there shall be NO CONTEST because we already have the victory and as it is written in Isaiah 45:23, Philip. 2:10, and Romans 14:11, in that day every knee shall bow and every tongue shall confess to God!
Rev. 19:11-12
And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness He doth judge and make war. [12] His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and He had a name written, that no man knew, but He himself. [13] And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God. [14] And the armies which were in heaven followed Him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean. [15] And out of His mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it He should smite the nations: and He shall rule them with a rod of iron: and He treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God. [16] And He hath on his vesture and on His thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS.
And as Isaiah 30:32 just informed us, wherever "the grounded staff shall pass", i.e. wherever the rod of the Assyrian passed over and spread his abominations, the LORD shall lay His swift sword to him and the land shall thus be filled with the joy and the Glory of the Lord. Again, we have the victory in Christ and His Word shall prevail in the great spiritual battle at the end of this age! In that day, as it is written in Rev. 20:3, Satan shall be bound for a thousand years (Rev. 20:3) and then released for a short season (to test the people) before being cast into the lake of fire prepared and ordained for him before the foundation of this earth age.
Isaiah 30:33
For Tophet* is ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he hath made it deep and large: the pile thereof is fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.
Tophet means a funeral pyre or place of cremation! The Lake of Fire, of which Tophet like gehenna is a type, was ordained (pre-ordained) of old, even from the first earth age, for Satan, the false king, even the king of Tyre spoken of in Ezekiel 28.
Tophteh, tof-teh', Hebrew 8613; probably a form of Hebrew 8612 (Topheth); Tophteh, a place of cremation :- Tophet.
Yes, Satan's judgment and sentence are recorded in the 28th chapter of Ezekiel where it is written that he shall be consumed by "fire" and he shall perish,  which means he will cease to exist... as in NEVER SHALT THOU BE ANYMORE. That is why he is called the "son of perdition" because he is the son who has been sentenced to perish. Here is the documentation of his death sentence:
Ezekiel 28:18-19
Thou hast defiled thy sanctuaries by the multitude of thine iniquities, by the iniquity of thy traffick; therefore will I bring forth a fire from the midst of thee, it shall devour thee, and I will bring thee to ashes upon the earth in the sight of all them that behold thee. [19] All they that know thee among the people shall be astonished at thee: thou shalt be a terror, and never shalt thou be any more.
All those who remain deadwood at the end of the Millennium shall also perish along with Satan in the place reserved for him, i.e. in Tophet, the lake of fire. Rev. 20:15 "And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire." Isn't that also what is written in John 3:16?
John 3:16
For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
perish, apollumi, ap-ol'-loo-mee, Greek 622; from Greek 575 (apo) and the base of Greek 3639 (olethros); to destroy fully (reflexive to perish, or lose), literal or figurative :- destroy, die, lose, mar, perish.
"Apollumi" is the base of Satan's name in Rev. 9:11 where this "king" of Isaiah 30:33, i.e. Satan, is called "Apollyon". Check it out for yourself.

Finally, let us repeat Isaiah 30:33 to note that the "breath of the LORD", like a stream (torrent) of brimstone, kindles that funeral pyre, that fire from within a "dead tree" (Ezek. 28:18)!

Isaiah 30:33
For Tophet* is ordained of old; yea, for the king it is prepared; he hath made it deep and large: the pile thereof is fire and much wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of brimstone, doth kindle it.
breath, neshamah, nesh-aw-maw', Hebrew 5397; from Hebrew 5395 (nasham); a puff, i.e. wind, angry or vital breath, divine inspiration, intellect, or (concrete) an animal :- blast, (that) breath (-eth), inspiration, soul, spirit.
And so it shall come to pass at the end of the Millennium following the Great White Throne Judgment, that Almighty God shall speak and "just like that" the wicked shall perish by His breath, by that "consuming fire (Heb. 12:29)", and NEVER SHALL THEY BE ANY MORE!

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