Spiritual Diagnostics from Biblical Principles

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Spiritual Diagnostics

For the 21st Century

 

What in the World is going on? 
2020 — End of Year Report

  The Biblical messages about the conflict between good and evil, between God and the devil, between Jesus Christ and Satan, between light and darkness, between peace and war, between love and hate, were all recorded in the Holy Bible for us, for a purpose.  They are included so that we will recognize those conflicts when we encounter them.  Those messages are something that all of us might remember and consider — that this ancient battle, may indeed, be at the bottom of what is ramping up in the world today.    

  For those, who share this report with you, this root-cause is making a lot of spiritual sense, because what we are seeing outwardly in today's world, seems also to be happening inwardly in each of us.  And coincidentally, we all seem to have been given more time on our hands, away from the usual distractions, to turn to God, if we so choose and examine our world, our minds, and hearts.

    Man's inhumanity to Man has never been more apparent.  How can we deliberately, without remorse, do these things to each other?

   All of humankind should be able to see that something is happening to planet Earth.  Every thing that Humanity has touched has tainted, defiled, corrupted and destroyed life and lifeforms thus unbalancing all aspects of life and of the world.  What is left of our world is now devolving at an ever-increasing rate.  We arrogantly thought that if we just worked hard, and long enough, we could make this a better world...how has that worked out for us?

  Has Humankind betrayed the dominion of the Earth given to us by the Most High?   Are we to drown in the poisonous, toxic filth that we all have our part in generating?  Are we reaping what we have sown?   

   God's wondrous and beautiful creation has been exploited, raped, pillaged, harvested for gain and control, with all of it being done by men and women, who seem to have chosen to do these things for their own selfish interests.  Do they know that, from a Biblical perspective, they have chosen to be servants of darkness rather than light?  Are they acting as dedicated agents, in service to the  agenda of someone else?

     Let's take a look together at some diagnostic attributes that we find manifesting today,  not only in the present world, but also in ourselves and in those around us:

  •    Is there peace of mind?   OR  Is there anxious fear?

  •    Is there love of our brethren?   OR   Is there hatred among men?

  •    Is there generosity?   OR   Is there insatiable greed?

  •    Is there forgiveness?  OR   Is there unforgiveness?

  •    Is there edification of each other?   OR   Is there degradation, criticism, bullying, back-biting, denigration, envy, jealousy, bitterness, resentment,  hatred?

  •    Is there impartiality or equality shown among us?   OR    Is there partiality or inequality with disrespect in our hearts for certain races, ancestries, political parties, national heritages, religions, denominations, organizations, teams, clubs, families, descendants, genealogies, income levels, education levels?

  •    Is there reverence, recognition, admiration, acknowledgement, and respect for our Creator?   OR   Is there denial, mockery, defiance, ridicule, disregard and contempt?

  •    Is there a dependence upon the Most High God?  OR   Is there a humanistic hubris which is now leaning toward transhumanism, which exalts science, technology and the works of our hands to artificially engineer our own creations? 

  •    Is there truth spoken in love?  Is there love between neighbors?  Is there transparency of motives spoken between us?  OR    Are there hidden agendas covered by deceitful fear-mongering to the masses?  Are we being pounded, bombarded, barraged, whipped into frenzy with media propaganda that is being manufactured to terrorize us, to manipulate us, to confuse, to rob and to captivate us, to deny our freedom of choice, and to incite us into hating each other?

     These operative attributes are all diagnostic traits, tell-tale fruits that can be recognized and traced as to their source, if we are not distracted, if we will just take a deep breath, and take time to be watchful (attentive, alert, mindful, and listening quietly for the still small voice).  So how can we know who is really behind this present escalation?

At the prompt of the Holy Spirit, we went back to the scriptures...

How can we discern who is in control
of our actions?

Dear Lord Jesus of Nazareth,   We ask that you continue to give us the strength to look outwardly and inwardly with all honesty;   we trust you to always be there, in us, with the spotlight of your Holy Spirit that we may discern what you are revealing each and every moment.  We count on your to provide us with the time and focus to hear you more clearly each passing day.

   Who is really behind what we see happening in our world today?  Who is really running the show, pushing our buttons, pulling our strings?  Who is at the helm of our vessel, the rider with a heavy hand upon our reins, the driver of our vehicle, the trespasser in our temple?   And what are the true implications of the answer to these questions? 

  Who seeks to dominate, manipulate and control men and women for his own purposes?  Who is the author of deception, fear, confusion, diversion, distraction, blackmail, extortion, cover-ups, extermination, enslavement, intimidation, collusion, murder, assassination? 

   Who could craft, instigate and perpetuate such horrible present-day examples among sworn elected leaders and officials; sworn healthcare professionals; providers of foods for man & fowl, for fish & animals; providers of farm chemicals (pesticides, herbicides, fungicides);  providers of medicines and healthcare services; providers of energy exploration and products;  providers of news; providers of communication services; providers of security forces; providers of armaments; providers of religious leadership; entertainment service providers; insurance providers; providers of banking services; providers of construction services; accounting service providers; public relations providers; public education providers, etc. — among whom there are many who have accepted bribes, kick-backs, stock options, gratuities, consulting fees, free travel, lodging, all-paid-expenses — who have been bought and paid for, who are consistently lying to us, using us, experimenting on us, stealing our resources. 
   All this has been happening in such an orchestrated way, across time and on all fronts, that it has been accepted by the masses as just the way it will always be.
   Have we all been manipulated in some diabolical scheme?  Is this orchestrated chaos of darkness really just an overlooked clue that implies that there must be a common source?

  The year 2020 has seen a surge of increasing revelations of evil practices and evil practitioners that are being exposed daily by the Light of God.  These revelations of Light have triggered an increased chaos in the dark realm, that is accelerating along side the increasing revelations of light and truth. 

   Are there written clues to be found in the Holy Bible that will awaken sleeping humanity as to the root of these countless dark attributes? Who is behind the prevalent evil actions that are manifesting more intensely in these present days? 

   The Holy Spirit has been showing the answers to our many questions...

  The Holy Bible provides a written record that these attributes or actions are always associated with a particular spiritual entity or being, and it is no coincidence that his identity is to be found recorded in the scriptures; here are some that have been brought to our attention thus far.

Who “was a murderer from the beginning?” [ John  8:44 ] 
Who “can transform himself into an angel of light?” 
[ 2Cor. 11:14 ] 
Who “comes for to steal, and to kill and to destroy?” 
[ John 10:10 ]
Who “abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him?”  
[ John  8:44 ]
Who, “as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour? 
[ 1Peter 5:8 ]
Who
, “when he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father of it?” 
[ John 8:44 ]
Who “is come down to you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time?” 
[ Revelation 12:12 ]
Who “opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God?” 
[ 2Thess. 2:4 ]
Who “hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God; I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north: I will ascend above the heights of the clouds;  I will be like the Most High?” 
[ Isaiah 14:13-14 ]
Who manifests all these dark attributes, not only through the actions of his dedicated stable of human workers doing his will in the earthly realm, but also through their works that are manifested into the world, which leave an alerting signal in the spiritual realm, for those who have ears to hear. 
  The physical works generated for the evil beast may also carry a recognizable number sequence in the earthly realm which is mentioned in the scripture;  it has certain characteristics that we have been shown in advance.  “Here is wisdom.  Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.”  [ Revelation 13: 18 ]
Who is being addressed as the earthly trainer and controller behind “thy merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.” [ Revelation 18: 23 ]
Who has the diabolical intention to “causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:  And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name”?  [ Revelation 13: 16-17 ]
  This mark will most likely be received without question by souls that have already chosen to turn away from the Most High God and put their faith in the works of their hands, or any of the multitude of other gods, disguised as angels of light, promising deceitful outcomes that satisfy any of the ambitious lusts of Humankind.   We are counseled by the Holy Bible to watch for, and avoid making any such choice.

The list above contains direct quotes from the King James Version of the Holy Bible.

   These telltale works of the evil one, accompanied by the exhibition of these dark attributes, have been manifested by humankind throughout all of recorded history.
   However, in recent centuries they have become more apparent.

    In the 19th and 20th centuries, as worldwide communication improved, these attributes were not only at play, but also began to be more publicly recognized as the growing population heard about and experienced the results of the the powerful titans of wealth, the property barons, the industrial monopolies, the mob bosses, the crime syndicates, the inhumane conditions of industrial laborers, the human traffickers of adults/children for slavery and sex, the exploiters of women/children for pornography, the drug lords and cartels, the betrayers of public trust, the networks and agencies of spies, traitors, terrorists and assassins.  All these have flourished, morphed, and reinvented their images, while at the same time, the past evil deeds of many individuals have been exalted and glorified in the entertainment media.

   Now in the 21st century, the humans who are surrendered to darkness, have become the major players on the stage of this world; they are always in the news and sadly, they have become the role models for all of fallen humanity. 
  Their heritage is from that same long line of dedicated humans, perpetrators for evil, who have spawned the present  creeping bramble of well-mannered, well-dressed descendents, trained as under-cover, agents-for-evil by their ancestral families; they have the same mob-mentality, and are driven by a practiced mind-set of superiority over the masses, partial to their own kind, programmed for predatory exploitation of the earth and the enslavement of humankind for their own wealth and power.  

  These predators may not personally "pack a rod", but they may employ professional security contractors, private enforcers, experts in the use of the same methods – blackmail, extortion, intimidation, cover-ups, blacklisting, assassination, murder, mysterious disappearances, kidnapping, threats of harm or loss to anyone that stands in their way. 
   They also may employ professional liars, the spin doctors, who prepare and map all the cover stories and scenarios that will be needed to prevent or address any public exposure of their wrong doing. They hire professional scientists of their own kind to oppose, confuse, distract, attack and distort the truths that are being brought to light.

   By 2020, these far-removed descendents of darkness presented as men and women who had mostly been to college where they had become mild-mannered reporters, psychologists, lawyers, accountants, engineers, scientists, physicians, researchers, mathematicians, economists, and so on;  and when they wear fashionable clothes, when they move among the upper classes, when they seem to be law-abiding citizens, when they contribute to or manage their own charities, and when they appear to act in a most civilized manner, it would not be surprising to realize that their spreading tendrils could have advanced without notice, and that many of these descendents have become the overseers and operators of the machinery that runs the many realms of the present world. 

   These outlaw descendents with their dark attributes, have become extremely powerful in all that they undertake, and often they have a dominant influence in whatever position that they occupy.   They spread their methodology for success among their peers, and have infiltrated every nook and cranny of healthcare, corporate, judicial, legislative, executive, political, governmental, protective, peace keeping, intelligence gathering, retail, agricultural, banking, military, and philanthropic mechanisms. 

   In order to demonstrate just  how insidious, how deceptive, and how predatory this influence of the outlaw descendents can be, we were prompted to include this detailed example of one industry spawned in evil.    We are sharing a sample look at the present conditions within the common and familiar Healthcare Industry, the majority of which is controlled by these descendents. 

   This eye-opening biblical perspective and illumination from the Holy Spirit provides a glimpse below the bubbling surface of the cauldron that disguises what is currently going on, at this stage of the present Healthcare Industry's  planned and long executed harvesting of human souls.  Pay attention to the dark attributes being exhibited in this example.

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AN American EXAMPLE

    It would be rare that a reader would not recognize and identify with the current state of what is called the U.S. "HealthCare" system.  The system can be very successful in trauma care and emergency interventions.  However, when it comes to patients with chronic inflammatory conditions including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and the growing list of autoimmune conditions, this system's underlying agenda has nothing to do with restoring health, but rather to obtain and retain as many human targets as possible, who then, are repeatedly promised relief from their condition by their ongoing use of pharmaceutical drugs. When the drugs fail to restore health, the patients are urged to try alternative drugs, or cocktails of drugs, or experimental drugs, or future drugs, or drugs combined with other therapies, or programs, or specialties.  These promises go on and on, until the patient (and their family) is either out of money, or the patient dies.

   If the reader thinks about all of their own family's and friends' experiences with this current healthcare approach to chronic inflammatory conditions including heart disease, diabetes, cancers, and autoimmune conditions... then count the number of those patients that achieved returned to health outcomes, one might recognize that the underlying purpose has always been to generate the maximum revenue per patient for the industry, to capture those patients, to control their course of treatments into a state of total dependence, where the patient's personal resources can be drained until they are gone, that is, both the resources of the family have been transferred to the industry and the life of the patient is lost.   

  For the purpose of this enlightening example, we use one term to describe those who are involved and responsible within this cartel of criminals
... the Medical Industrial Complex ... 
which is made up of a web of multiple corporate players offering interwoven medical products, services, devices, diagnostic, surgical and supporting equipment for physicians, for hospitals, for out-patient centers and for patients.   We'll share things that you may not know, from a Biblical point of view, about four of the major culprits.

  Player #1... is the predatory Pharmaceutical Industry whose name comes from the Greek: Pharmakeia, meaning makers/users of drugs, potions, poisons to achieve desired results, the practice of sorcery, witchcraft, magical arts.  This is what God finds to be an abomination, because the sorcerers' intentions are to manipulate the subject away from the will of God, control his choices to do the will of the sorcerer, and to open the mind and experience of the target to the demonic spiritual realm, where the subject enters into the world of other gods, which is idolatry.
Note — The English words, Pharmacy and  Pharmacist also have similar Greek roots and meanings.

  Big Pharma or the Pharmaceutical Industry is totally controlled by agents of evil practicing  their sorcery on the targeted market, human beings.   They are
the drug lords who concoct, formulate, obtain patents, manufacture, package, and warehouse their treasures; then they deceptively advertise these seducing drugs directly to the public.  Would the reader be surprised to know that each drug has an average of 70 adverse side effects and a lethal dosage level — enough to kill a human.
  The drug lords not only set outrageous high prices for all drugs; they also control an enormous
drug supply chain to move and deliver their drug inventory from source down through an entire complex distribution system into the hands of any human patient or addict in the world.  In recent years they have managed to remove themselves from any liability to patients who suffer disability, injury, loss of livelihood or death from the use of their vaccines, which are the most profitable and the most untested of their products.   It seems, from a biblical point of view, that vaccines may easily be the mechanism chosen as the delivery system for the mark of the beast into a unwary population.    Once we know this, would we want to be partakers of their products?

   Player #2... is the predatory majority of allopathic Physicians who are the primary drug pushers, who love what they were taught in school... there's a pill for every ill.  There are great financial rewards to be had using this easy-to-be-lazy approach to the care of their patients, to whom they swore an oath to Do No Harm.   The fact that many doctors enter practice with a huge debt from their years of study to become a licensed doctor, provides their motivation to ignore their oath, and puts them on a committed course to practice the method that they were taught in school. 
  It is a very lucrative business model, which provides doctors with a practice-playbook for every symptom that walks through the door; their revenues steadily increase with this philosophy because it brings the patients back again and again, to be changed to a different drug, or try an added drug to the mix.  This can go on and on, as patients are not helped by the drugs...instead they are usually taxed with new symptoms on top of the old ones, and the torment and the expense just escalates for the patients.

   These pharma-fix, drug pushing doctors were trained not only by the modern Pharma-corrupted medical schools but also they are continually groomed, coached and managed by the regional squads of Pharma-trained "drug-detail" handlers, who attentively call on physicians in their offices during business hours (while patients with appointments wait to be seen). 

  As a patient or a caregiver, you may have noticed them and, after reading this, you might remember these guys or gals, in their fashionable business suits who come striding into the doctor's office while you are waiting.  They walk briskly through the door with a commanding demeanor, pulling along their rolling suitcase-sized pharma go-bags; they go straight to the reception desk to be announced to the doctors, and soon they are granted head-of-the line access to the doctors — thus bypassing the waiting patients.  These individuals are the assigned and dispatched representatives from each drug company.   They supposedly call on the doctors to keep them current, tell them what's new, and leave drug samples for the doctors to give to their patients.

   Behind closed doors, however, these reps may provide the doctor with free practice aids for his business, such as name-branded exam-room displays, wall charts, colorful models of body parts, and other freebies. The handlers may actually coach the doctors about how they should respond as patients report problems with their company's drugs, so that the doctor can overcome any objections from patients and bring them back to faith in the drugs for their salvation!  The handlers inform the doctors of promotional offers just for the doctors and often offer them other perks to gain the doctors' favor and loyalty because the doctors' performance directly effects the handler's income/bonuses.

   Some silver-tongued doctors might even be invited to be on retainer for the industry, as an all-expenses-paid speaker "to teach" other doctors at seminars that are industry-sponsored (on a predefined topic with talking points mandated); the handlers may offer routine travel/lodging incentives for the doctors for their continuing education, their business trips or for personal vacations; and lastly there are the monetary kick-backs routinely offered directly to the doctors based on the number of prescriptions that they write for this company's list of drugs.

These drug-reps also privately teach the doctors about their company's illegal off-label use of certain drugs, so that the doctor might " help" (experiment upon) his own patients! This expanded prescribing, so ordered by the drug company, usually boosts flagging sales on any given drug.  So we are alerting you, as patients, that there is the built-in support mechanism, provided by Big Phama, to hone the drug-pushing skills of the pharma-fix doctors.

  The majority of today's allopathic doctors are financially obligated to the drug companies, and in essence, they, themselves, have become handlers for each of their patients, thus manipulating the patients (that would be you, the reader) into a state of dependence on the doctors for your next prescription which has you looking away from God for answers, and toward the doctor and the sorcerers' concoctions to provide relief from something that may be the result of the side effects of their already prescribed potions. 
  In the case  of mind-altering drugs which can produce neurological symptoms (depression, anxiety, brain fog, dementia, tremors, seizures, addictions, etc.), the  patients may now have unknowingly opened a door to something that is coming into them from the dark spiritual realm.  This can include a host of dark minions who have their own agendas to accomplish in you, through you or by you. And it all started with our own decisions to try to get what we want for ourselves via a method that is an abomination to God, and we never suspected anything.  It is just the way things have been done for generations, and we blindly enter into it.

  Player #3... the predatory majority of Hospital Systems of all sizes, outpatient facilities, inpatient facilities, physical rehab, addict rehab, psychiatric care, assisted living care, hospice care, dementia care, Alzheimer care, burn care, and endless specialties which are usually financed, overseen and directed by Pharma-trained leaders, and then run like the businesses that they are... which all act as distribution centers for drug-use modalities, while their staffs also act as secondary drug pushers onto their patients who are treated only as a source of potential resources to be harvested.

   Player #4... the independent Pharmacies, the chain Drug Stores, the chain Grocery Stores and the Mega or Super Stores, which always have a Pharmacy with at least 2 licensed Pharmacists.  They all serve as the local drug dealers.  These Pharmacists, trained with the same corrupted education, become the enforcers for the Physicians' orders, supposedly to assist patients when they have problems with the drugs.  And problems they are sure to have, since absolutely no testing has ever been done as to the interaction between 2 different drugs given at the same time (or 3, or 4, or any number!)  Biblically speaking, these Pharmacists are the sorcerer's apprentices at the local level.  Pharmacists may even be the owner of  the Pharmacy!   Pharmacists also have customized relationships with those Drug Reps from Big Pharma along with the doctors,(as do some Dentists and Nurses).

   The last statistics that we are aware of before the orchestrated  lockdown, showed that the largest cause of death in the United States, above both heart disease and cancer combined, was the Medical Industrial Complex.  That included killing people through hospital mistakes, hospital incurred infections, contaminated hospital environments, prescription-drug overdoses, deadly interactions of prescribed drugs, drugs prescribed and distributed in error, drugs used in error by patients, and doctor oversights, malpractice, negligence and outright screw-ups. 

   Dead patients are just viewed  by the Industry as the collateral damage of doing business, but if the poor patient should make it to Hospice Care prior to their passing, they generate a whopping revenue bonus as a parting gift to Big Pharma.  It turns out that in the United States, Medicare's largest drug expense paid out, is for the drugs administered during Hospice Care which are used to numb the pain, then make the patient incoherent, then unconscious, while shutting down their organs, so that there is no mess or fuss as they are slowly drugged to death! 

    The Medical Industrial Complex has absolutely NO incentive to help chronically ill people recover their health. They have learned over time that permanent patients produce predictable profits perpetually so their hidden agenda is concentrated on creating and capturing more and more permanent patients.

   Although this is an American example, we all realize that the Medical Industrial Complex and   Big Pharma are global in scope.  This deceitful and sophisticated long-established practice of sorcery is world-wide and one might say, that by each patient's acceptance of these practices were all nations deceived [Revelation 18:23] into following this idolatrous faith in the use of drugs or the sorcerers' potions, which are not what God has provided for the vibrant health and the salvation of Humankind.

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       Brethren, let us be aware and thankful that what we are seeing today is the uncovering, and exposure to the light, of more and more evidence and proof that these same dark attributes have flooded into the mainstream of business and government... and those individuals who are being exposed have a certain diagnostic mindset... a lack of care for anyone or anything but their own agenda.  This escalation of truth about the cover-ups, and the people behind them, cannot help but be noticed.  And we are not the only ones who have noticed.  You would not be reading this report, if you had not been led here.  

 

   For these many recent years, we have been asking our Lord to help us to see what is really going on in the world, and praying steadily that the darkness in every aspect of our lives and in the world would be more and more brought into the light.  We have come to know that we have not been the only persons agreeing with God that His truth should flood the hearts of humankind in these last days.

   We have waited patiently for what our Lord would reveal through His Holy Spirit of Wisdom, our inward teacher.  We present the process that has brought us to a different perspective and a newer state of awareness — very different from the one that we had learned from our religious traditions, our training, our heritage, or our worldly teachers.

   This revelation is ongoing, so we invite you to come along with us, if the Holy Spirit directs you, on the journey of our discovery thus far over these past years, and to partake of what has been revealed at this point in time.  Much of this information will seem familiar to you, and as always, we give all credit to our Lord, Jesus Christ of Nazareth, for this report, and for the prompt that was given directing us that it should be shared with you. 

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     But before we proceed further, we are prompted to make you, beloved reader, aware that we were directed away from the modern commercial versions of the Holy Bible, which are all copyrighted, having been produced to generate revenue for their publishers.   We were to look farther back in time to the earliest available English version that is still in print, for our quotes and confirmations of what has been unfolding during our ongoing fellowship with our inward teacher.   So our assignment has been to read and reread any Book, Chapter or Verses thereof as often as directed, just as it was translated into English, and each pass has pealed off another layer of the onion so that we might confirm and understand in part, what we were being shown.

What can we find in the
Reference Book used for this Report?
The Holy Bible, the KJV
First Published: 1611

   The translation of the King James Version of the Holy Bible in English was accomplished for us by at least sixty men who were called together by the Most High at a special time in history.   Their dedication to this mission and the harmony which existed among them is fascinating to ponder. 

   Since its completion, the KJV has been preserved miraculously over time, and it's principles and truths are there for us as a guide and a measure, up to which we can compare ourselves and be held accountable.

   The Old Testament is full of details, names, historical events, timelines, puzzles, clues, promises, warnings, genealogies, construction plans, and many messages from God to humankind brought forth over the ages, and it even contains some glimpses of what happened before our beginning upon Earth, as well as what was to come as God's plan unfolded.  Let us not overlook that the record shows that there was another entity present in the Garden with Adam and Eve, one who has been manifesting in each and every one of us since the Fall.

    The content of the New Testament includes the record of the coming of the only begotten son of God to Earth by way of an undefiled young Jewish girl, who was prepared in her faith to love God above all else, who chose to believe what the Angel told her when she heard what the Most High God was calling her to do.
  Her obedience and courage opened the way for the entry into the Earth's domain, of the anointed son of the Heavenly Father, the Most High God; this Son of God was produced without the aid of the serpentine sperm of a human male, but born of a virgin human female which qualified him to also be called the Son of Man. 
  The humble Jewish girl and the older Jewish man that God had chosen to be their protector, provided a traditional Jewish family upbringing for the precious child who came to earth as Jesus of Nazareth, on a mission from his Heavenly Father.  His dual citizenship made him uniquely qualified for that mission.

   The New Testament scriptures include much about last years of the adult life of Jesus of Nazareth; his intimate knowledge and understanding of the meaning of the Jewish scriptures; his public actions and teachings; his commandments to his followers; his stated purpose and relationship to his Heavenly Father that evoked jealousy and hatred from the Jewish leaders when he encountered their hubris and hypocrisy; his foreknown rejection and murder by the Jews; his obedience unto physical torture and death that he knew must be suffered on behalf of all humankind in order to complete his mission from his Father; his resurrection from the burial tomb; and the passing of the mantle for possible human salvation from, not only the Jews, but also to include, from that time forward, all others, of whatsoever nations they be, referred to as the Gentiles, thus granting the opportunity for a way home to our Heavenly Father, for ALL of humankind. 

   The last book of the New Testament contains many more mysteries, and leaves believers to rely on their inward counselor, comforter, and teacher, the Holy Spirit of God's Wisdom, who was the one promised to his followers by Jesus Christ of Nazareth, that he would send back, after he had gone away, to be within those who truly believed on him – this promise that he made before his earthly departure back to his Father – is the same promise that was fulfilled after that departure.   And that same promise has been in effect  and continues to be fulfilled to this present day.

  The scripture quotes that we will be including in this report are all from the KJV.  Because it was first published in 1611, which is a long time ago, the old English form of wording and writing, found in the KJV, may seem difficult to understand at first, but we all can trust the Holy Spirit to bring light.  We found it to be actually helpful — our being put to a task that literally disarms our own intellects and, more and more, gives us cause to depend on our inward teacher for understanding.  We highly recommend the process to all seeking readers.

For readers who desire to know more about the translation of the KJV,
there is a website dedicated to and about the translators.

     We must confess that we had been very pre-conditioned in our way of thinking about ourselves and others, and as we began seeing things differently, as the pieces lined up, as the leaves of the cabbage were pealed away with each pass through the Holy Bible, we realized that the continued seeking has become both confirming and intriguing.  Greater inner light is helping us to give up over-thinking, and to yield our minds to the great director of our hearts, to allow the Holy Spirit of Wisdom to take over from our reasoning faculties.  We have come to the point of admitting that we humans are on a need-to-know basis, designed by our Creator to specifically operate within this earthly realm for the purpose of doing His will upon earth, not our own will, and/or not the will of someone else.   And we will share some of the clues, the hints and the confirmations that were given along the way which brought us to this admission.

    As we have reviewed what was being highlighted in our Spirit-directed look back into this amazing Holy Bible, we also noticed that scattered throughout the contents of the Old Testament, there are direct warnings and loving counsel regarding the Rules of Engagement while on Earth that humans might take into account before making choices in our lives.   

    But before we delve into these Rules more deeply, let us share with you what changes occurred along the way to our present understanding of who or what  humans really are.

So where does fallen Humankind Fit into this picture?
— that would be all of us — created with a free will — to choose

In our beginning...

     Humankind is made up of creatures born into this world with one asset, the freedom to make choices.  The Holy Bible reveals early in the first book, Genesis, that  we are all children of Adam and the woman taken from him, Eve.  There are clues in Genesis that something happened between Adam's original creation and the point in time that Adam was diminished, when the glory or light of God withdrew, when the woman, Eve, was made by God from a rib taken from Adam's flesh to become Adam's yearned-for “help meet” that he had searched for, but not found, as he fulfilled God's assignment to give names to every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air.  

    However, there is enough detail recorded in Genesis to show that both Adam and Eve ended up at the tree that they both knew was the only one forbidden to them in the whole garden of Eden.  The Genesis record shows that they willingly engaged and fellowshipped with another entity, who also resided in that same forbidden tree, an intelligent entity, called in Genesis, the serpent.  So both Adam and Eve made a choice; they chose to follow the advice (or direct command) of the serpent, rather than the command of God, and they both partook of the offered fruit, and sure enough, they each received the consequences which they had unleashed when they personally invited and accepted input from that serpent. 

    When God called him to account, Adam tried to shift the blame to Eve, who tried to shift the blame to the serpent...and that same buck-passing response to sin has been inherited by all of their descendants — that would be all of us.  So Adam and Eve made their choice in favor of the serpent's guidance before they were expelled from the Garden into this world.  They made the choice to listen to the serpent, to accept his invitation to taste something unknown, to covet it, to lust after it and that was the action which their Creator had lovingly warned against, because of the disastrous consequences that He knew must befall their actions.  Their desire and choice to taste the unknown, ignited a spark that flashed and became an urgent burning, full of extreme lust, especially "to be as gods, knowing good and evil"  which the serpent had promised.   They had fallen for the lie, and  the present state of all of Humankind can be described as a Fallen state.

   The now exposed, naked essences of the male became the seed-planting mechanism provided by the serpent; and Adam willingly received the spawn of the evil one which would be required for Adam's propagation of humankind in this world.  Even to this day, every child that is born into the world is conceived from a male's successful implantation of a serpentine, side-winding sperm into an egg of the female.  That serpentine seed implants, imparts, and activates a dark realm within every human, giving access for the deceiver to every member of humankind.  His attributes are built into us, as we all know from experience.  A child does not need to be taught to disobey, to lie, to want his own way, to be naughty, cruel, manipulative, proud, jealous, covetous, envious, hateful, brutal, etc.; those dark leanings come naturally.

   So in the matter of our freedom to make choices, the Holy Bible has provided fallen humans with many views of what we should do and what we should not do.  In general these choices are binary in nature;  positive or negative;  obey or disobey;  open or close;  covet or share;  serve the Most High God or someone else;  speak truths or tell lies; accept or decline;  speak out or be silent;  look at or look away;  agree or disagree;  launch into or abort from something; and so on.  A loving God has made known in the Holy Bible that there are Rules of Engagement programmed into the realm of Humankind, that is to say, there are predefined consequences that follow each of the various choices that we could make in the worldly realm, and that these consequences would also be served up to us as a result of our choices.

   If  we choose to listen for and hear God, who always speaks the truth, we can trust that our information will be true and our choice will be correct.  However, if we choose to make decisions on our own, or cannot hear God because of our fallen sinful state; if we have not realized, acknowledged, and confessed to God that we are inherent sinners;  if we have not as yet entered wholeheartedly into repentance;  if we have not yet regained access to our heavenly Father through the conduit that his Son, Jesus Christ of Nazareth, opened for us; then, without that open connection, we are left only with the other blaring, audio input and the constant visual cues from the outside world.  This world is the realm of the dark prince and his minions, who can occupy the inner dark realm that was implanted in us at our fallen birth.   Their presence can instigate all the deceitful thoughts, voices, feelings, urges, and ideas that come pouring into our minds from our fallen or corrupted dark side.  

   An Analogy:  In modern terms, this scenario reminds us of something familiar.  After the fall, our central processor was left without our original Divine Operating System; instead we had a corrupted diabolical operating system which allowed the serpent administrator, disguised as the SELF, to interrupt our thoughts, change our minds, and direct our choices through the presence of constant inputs that are tempting or distracting.  If, through this manipulation, we disobey any of the commands of God, we initiate that command's pre-programmed results; and each subsequent time that we disobey, we compound the ramifications of our actions.  It is no wonder that men and women end up with a snarled and tangled nest of viperous circumstances in their lives. 

   This diabolical Trojan-horse that we are born with, comes loaded with all kinds of apps — other dark minions that can be dispatched, activated, and released by our choices.  Their ride-along presence operating in the dark realm within us allows them to have access to our surroundings, our sensations, our emotions and our experiences.  By influencing our choices they gain control of our bodies, our vehicles, our tabernacles, our vessels, and we become their willing agents in this world.   So their manipulation of us, and their own gratification from it, provides them with every motivation to take control of our choices; and the serpent administrator keeps his minions happy, while delighting in the fact that he has disabled, diverted, or delayed God's intended mission for each one of us, as individuals, during our given time in this world.

   Even though the dark operating system is the interloper, our Creator's magnificent design of the human body is like unto hard-wired programming, which still continues to run in the background, assures our basic functionality, maintains our life processes, and provides us with predictable physical responses.  Our random access memories give us a place to store what we learn from our choices, if only we can recognize them.   When we are awake, our input ports, or senses, are constantly streaming the tempting surroundings, the deceitful promises, and the enticing worldly traps that await us if we would only choose to explore, to follow, to invite or to enter them.  When we sleep, there are disturbances to our peace that may be further debilitating to our running processes.

   The written word of God in the Holy Bible reveals to us that any information that we receive from that serpentine input, is full of deceit, and not trustworthy;  so very often, we make, what we think to be, our own choices, but in reality, they have been manipulated by the dark realm within us.  In these last days, the dark realm is operating more boldly, out in the open, and humankind is being manipulated directly by those who have chosen to be agents of the devil from their positions of worldly power. The attributes of these agents are the same as those of the devil, the other god, whom they have chosen to serve.  

   If we have the presence of Christ Jesus in us, we gain access to the still small voice from our inward teacher, that Jesus promised, which will always tell us the truth, if we will only choose to be quiet, to listen, to believe, and to act accordingly in obedience.  Wait for it; be still and know...

   The realization of this information should open our eyes and convince us that we all come into this world as children of the Evil One equipped to do the devil's work, and there is nothing that we can do, of our own accord, to free ourselves from this bondage to darkness.  It comes into us with our serpentine birth.  Our date of birth, our upbringing, our education, our training, or our circumstances can help lighten our load, but they cannot overcome our inherent darkness.

   Learn from this, Dearly Beloved; consider this, when you are pulled away from God for any reason.  The devil only has power over us when there has been a turning away from God to someone or something else for directions or leadership — in order to gain what we want, our own SELFish desires, and in return, we give the devil further control over us.    We open each new door to the darkness; if we go through that door, a link to darkness is established, and it is a two-way link. 

   The three temptations of Jesus in Luke 4: 2-13, reveal the typical underlying mechanisms that the devil often uses to divert us from obedience to God in all things, and entice us to follow his instructions, rather than God's.  
   The first and third temptations both took the form of a dare, to entice Jesus to follow the devil's direct challenges.   The second temptation was in the form of a bargain for power and glory over all the kingdoms of the world which are the domain of the devil; this power and glory, the devil offered to Jesus, in return for His worship of the devil.   
   All three temptations required that Jesus take direct orders from the devil rather than his Heavenly Father, the Most High God.

  If we choose someone or something else, other than the Most High God, to lead us, we are willfully committing what the scriptures define as idolatry.  That idol can be, not only another god, a graven image, a lust for power, a lust for money, a lust for fame, a lust for recognition, but also an idol can be another ideology, a religious system, a view of our place in the world taught to us as children, pride in ourSELF, a SELF-centered hubris, our own reasoning power, our educational background, the scientific method, technology, the works of men's minds and hands, a person of renown, a charismatic leader, an ancestor, a stranger, a friend, a spouse, an offspring, or a spiritual entity that is not of the Most High God.

  We must remember to be prudent about our choices...What we choose to get into in this  world, also gets into us ...and WE are responsible for the consequences.    

  The authors of this report have come to recognize and have been prompted to share with you this realization...that ALL humans, except one, are the children of the serpent, sometimes referred to as 'the evil one', also known as  the dragon, the devil, or Satan (from Revelation 12:9; 20:2).    ALL of us, except for that one man, Jesus Christ of Nazareth, who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, without the sperm of a human male, so that he was the Son of God; and because his mother was an undefiled virgin, he uniquely qualified also as the Son of Man.

What clues does the Bible provide as to the truth of this?

 

“Who” is the father of fallen Humankind? 
Another Missing Part of the Modern Gospel

Some of the  Scriptural Evidence left for us in the Holy Bible
...that we are ALL children of the serpent !


Old Testament:     Confirmations of the Evil Realm in every Man

Genesis 6:5  ...and God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 6:11-13  The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.   And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.   And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence through them; and behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

Genesis 7:21-24  And all flesh died that moved upon the earth, both of fowl, and of cattle, and of beast, and of every creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth, and every man:  All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died.  And every living substance was destroyed which was upon the face of the ground, both man, and cattle, and the creeping things, and the fowl of the heaven; and they were destroyed from the earth: and Noah only remained alive and they that were with him in the ark.

Genesis 8:21  ...and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth...

Psalm 51:5  Behold, I was shapen in iniquity; and in sin did my mother conceive me.


New Testament:    Confirmations of the Evil Realm in every Man

Jesus interacts with the believing Jews.  
  John 8:31-44
   31  Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed; And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.  They answered him, We be Abraham's seed, and were never in bondage to any man:  how sayest thou, Ye shall be made free?  
34  Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.  And the servant abideth not in the house for ever: but the Son abideth ever.  If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.  I know that ye are Abraham's seed; but ye seek to kill me, because my word hath no place in you.  I speak that which I have seen with my Father: and ye do that which ye have seen with your father.
39  They answered and said unto him, Abraham is our father.  Jesus saith unto them, If ye were Abraham's children, ye would do the works of Abraham.  But now ye seek to kill me, a man that hath told you the truth, which I heard of God; this did not Abraham. Ye do the deeds of your father.  Then said they to him, We be not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.
42  Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, ye would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.  Why do ye not understand my speech? even because ye cannot hear my word. 
44 Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do.  He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him.  When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own:  for he is a liar, and the father of it.

   Matthew 7:7-11     Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find;  knock, and it shall be opened unto you:  For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened.   Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone?   Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent?  If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?

   Mark 7:20-23    And he said, That which cometh out of the man, that defileth the man.  And from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, Thefts, covetousness, wickedness, deceit, lasciviousness, an evil eye, blasphemy, pride, foolishness:  All these evil things come from within, and defile the man.

Jesus speaks to his disciples.
   John 14: 28-30 
Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you.  If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.  And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe.  Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.

Jesus rebukes the devil in his disciples at their urge to destroy others.
   Luke 9: 54-56 
   And when his disciples James and John saw this, they said, Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did?  But he turned, and rebuked them, and said Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.  For the Son of man is not come to destroy men's lives, but to save them.

Jesus rebukes the devil in Peter, his disciple.
  Matt 16:21-23    From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer many things of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised again the third day.  Then Peter took, and began to rebuke him, saying, Be it far from thee, Lord: this shall not be unto thee.   But he turned, and said unto Peter, Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those that be of men.
  Mark 8:31-33    And he began to teach them, that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders, and of the chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again.  And he spake that saying openly.  And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him.  But when he had turned about and looked at his disciples, he rebuked Peter, saying, Get thee behind me Satan; for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but the things that be of men. 

Jesus commissions Paul whose purpose henceforth is to offer deliverance from the devil to the Gentiles.
    Acts 26:15-18   And I said, Who art thou, Lord?  And he said, I am Jesus whom thou persecutest.  But rise and stand upon thy feet`: for I have appeared unto thee for this purpose, to make thee a minister and a witness both of these things which thou hast seen, and of those things in which I will appear unto thee;  Delivering thee from the people, and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee, To open their eyes, and to to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me. 

Jesus speaks to his disciples about the coming of the Holy Ghost.
   John 14:26-30  
But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.  Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you; not as the world giveth, give I unto you.  Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.  Ye have heard how I said unto you, I go away, and come again unto you.  If ye loved me, ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for my Father is greater than I.  And now I have told you before it come to pass, that, when it is come to pass, ye might believe.  Hereafter I will not talk much with you: for the prince of this world cometh, and hath nothing in me.

What Jesus knew about all men.
  John 2:23-25  
Now when he was in Jerusalem at the passover, in the feast day, many believed in his name, when they saw the miracles which he did.  But Jesus did not commit himself unto them, because he knew all men, And needed not that any should testify of man: for he knew what was in man.
  
John 7:6-7   Then Jesus said unto them, My time is not yet come: but your time is alway ready.  The world cannot hate you; but me it hateth, because I testify of it, that the works thereof are evil.

Who is included at birth in the realm of the devil?
  1John 3:8  
He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.
 
Romans 3:9-12    What then? are we better than they? No, in no wise: for we have before proved both Jews and Gentiles, that they are all under sin; As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God.  They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
    Romans 3:23   For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God.

 

 

Help for fallen Humankind  

   The scriptural confirmations above, of our own dark origins, and our subsequent understanding that the devil's access to every one of us comes with our earthly conception and birth, gives a whole new meaning to Jesus of Nazareth’s  teaching that we need  to be born again ... we ALL need to receive that new birth that only HE can provide!  But before that can happen, each one of us needs to be awakened to what we really are, and recognize the limitations of our own abilities, our own efforts, our own doing. 

   The limitations of Humankind are directly associated with the choices that we or our ancestors made in life, as you will see in an examination of what the Holy Bible specifically reveals to us about those choices and their consequences.

    So that brings us back to those Laws, Rules or Commandments, that we mentioned earlier.  Early in the Old Testament, the messages from God were conveyed and recorded, to give his chosen subset of humankind, an opportunity, a do-it-yourself way, to try to  return to a state of right-standing before their heavenly Father Deuteronomy 7:24-25, by their own choices and their own doing.  All they had to do was keep God's Laws or Commandments.

   This Law was first delivered from God through Moses, a man that was providentially prepared by God since his birth.  Moses was called late in his life by God, to reveal his Law to a particular subset of humankind, who were all that was left of a particular line of the descendents of Noah, the only man on the corrupted earth before the worldwide flood, who had found favor with God.  This line of Noah's descendents went from Noah, to one of Noah's sons, Shem, to one his sons, Aphaxad, to one of his sons, Salah, to one of his sons...and so forth down through the generations detailed in the eleventh chapter of Genesis all the way down to Abram, who found favor with God, who then gave Abram a new name, Abraham.  The line continued on to one of Abraham's sons, Isaac, to one of Isaac's sons, Jacob.

    Jacob found favor with God, who then gave Jacob a new name, Israel.   When a famine lasted for many years in Canaan, Jacob and his whole family were threatened with destruction, but a way out of harm came to Jacob, through the providence of God.  Jacob (Israel) with his entire family — sixty six males plus wives and children Genesis 46:26, — were all relocated to the pastoral land of lower Egypt, called Goshen.  They were, at first, welcomed in Egypt, but as the generations advanced over time, and the family of Jacob or Israel prospered and multiplied, they were perceived as competition, then as resources, and finally they became the slaves of the Egyptians.  During all those generations, these Goshen descendents of Jacob, which we will refer to as the Goshen Jews, were exposed to the Egyptian culture, their other gods, their beliefs, their observances, their manner of display and dress, their luxuries, foods, delicacies and their many other customs.   Each of the descendents of Jacob was open to corruption during their many generations in Egypt, but they remembered the God of Abraham through all this, and ultimately looked to Him for deliverance from their slavery to the Egyptians.

    The Goshen Jews had been in Egypt for 430 years when God sent 80 year-old Moses, to deliver them from bondage.  During those 430 years, their families had multiplied greatly, and when Moses led them out of Egypt, the Goshen Jews numbered “about six hundred thousand on foot that were men, beside children. And a mixed multitude went up also with them; and flocks, and herds, even very much cattleExodus 12:37-38.  An individual of these people, may have been referred to as a Hebrew, an Israelite or a Jew, and their collective name as Israel, or Jewry.  It is this Goshen Jewry that Moses led into the wilderness that God might prove them to see how and if they would follow his commands.   Over and over again they failed to do so, which is detailed as they entered their promised land and finally were at peace.  God had kept his covenant with them in full; but they still had to stay within the Law to retain their inheritance.

    The Old Testament goes on to follow the performance of most of Jewry when they encountered the further coming to them of various prophets who were sent with messages from God, and it provides a record of the Jews' actions onward through time as the restatements of God's laws become more detailed, expanded, and clarified.  

   The New Testament tells us that Jesus of Nazareth was raised and trained in all the Jewish traditions, and Jesus revealed that he was the Son of God sent from his Heavenly Father.  Jesus of Nazareth knew God's purpose and the meaning of the Law from its Holy Source.  His mission and messages were to the Jews; over and over again Jesus referred to the Law using parables, examples and explanations aimed at awakening his corrupted Jewish brethren to their fallen idolatrous state. Very few of the Jews believed and followed Jesus.

   As the authors of this report encountered these many scriptural messages containing the Laws, it was quickened to us that they often outlined the do's and don'ts, or a set of Ground Rules, many of which were conditional commands ...

... regarding the life choices that we should make during our time in this world...
1 when we engage ourselves with the Most High God
2 when we engage ourselves with the rest of the spiritual realm;   AND
3 when we engage ourselves with other individual humans

    This subset of topical material from the Holy Bible makes up the component parts of what amounts to an Instruction Manual  that was left for us throughout the Holy Bible, which sets down, when taken as a whole, the importance, the consequences and the ramifications of these Rules of  Engagement.  
  They were recorded by God in the scriptures, in order to give, first to the Jews in the time of the Old Testament, then later to the Gentiles in the New Testament, an opportunity to try to achieve a state of right-standing or righteousness with God by their own doing.  
  When anyone tries, and fails to do so, over and over again, and when they seek the reason why, they should ultimately come to the realization that it is impossible for them to do so on their own, because they were conceived in the sin of their evil parentage, the serpentine sperm of their earthly birth.  Psalm 51:5.

   Pieces of this Instruction Manual  were recorded at different times, and explained in different ways, but they amount to preprogrammed, earthly Ground Rules of Engagement for each of us, to guide us in making our choices, as we take our turns through the earthly life.  

And these Rules are everywhere in the scripture!  
  In general, they disclose to us — that the results of keeping (obeying) the Rules bring specific consequences, sometimes called blessings, which are mostly positive in nature. The results of not keeping (disobeying) the Rules opens us to a whole different set of consequences, sometimes called curses, which are mostly negative. 

   We intend to include in this report some samples of these Ground Rules of Engagement found in the Holy Scriptures, so that you get the idea of what they look like; and once you perceive the marvel that Humankind has been given notice by God, in advance, of how these rules function in our life's walk, the Holy Spirit can bring to your awareness and remembrance exactly where you (or your ancestor's) life choices have been in error, and which of your life's circumstances are the result.  This certainly was our process as we experienced the light it brought to why things had been going on in our own lives, and we trust it will be yours, as well. 

   A word in advance...Some of these examples of the Ground Rules may seem long, and very detailed, but that is what we would expect from a loving Father, whose desire is that his lost and errant children might understand thoroughly what is being conveyed to them and what is required of them so that they may try to find their own way, one that He has provided, in writing, in advance, to bring them back to a state of blessing.  May the Lord grant you the time required to digest the samples below. 

About our convention with the scriptures ..:  We have presented these samples exactly as they are worded in the KJV, with the addition of italics to the phrases that reveal the consequences, the ramifications, the blessings, or the curses that are being conveyed by God to us in the scripture; occasional underlined, or bolded  text is used for emphasis as we were prompted.

 

So here are some general and specific 
Ground Rules of Engagement for fallen Humankind

Ground Rules of Engagement
Samples from the Old Testament 

Genesis 3: 8-19   And they heard the voice of the LORD God walking in the garden in the cool of the day: and Adam and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God amongst the trees of the garden.  And the LORD God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou?  And he said, I heard thy voice in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked; and I hid myself.   And he said, Who told thee that thou wast naked?  Hast thou eaten of the tree, whereof I commanded thee that thou shouldest not eat?  And the man said, The woman whom thou gavest me to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I did eat.  And the LORD God said unto the woman, What is this that thou hast done?  And the woman said, The serpent beguiled me, and I did eat. 
  And the LORD God said unto the serpent, Because thou has done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life:  And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.  
  Unto the woman he said, I will greatly multiply thy sorrow and thy conception; in sorrow thou shalt bring forth children; and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee. 
   And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life; Thorns and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field; In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thou return unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, and unto dust shalt thou return.

Genesis 4: 9-12   And the LORD said unto Cain, Where is Abel thy brother?  and he said, I know not:  Am I my brother's keeper? And he said, What hast thou done? the voice of thy brother's blood crieth unto me from the ground.  And now art thou cursed from the earth, which hath opened her mouth to receive thy brother's blood from thy hand;  When thou tillest the ground, it shall not henceforth yield unto thee her strength; a fugitive and a vagabond shalt thou be in the earth.

Genesis 9: 6   Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed: for in the image of God made he man.

Exodus 15: 26   And he said, If thou wilt diligently hearken to the voice of the LORD thy God, and wilt do that which is right in his sight, and wilt give ear to his commandments, and keep all his statutes, I will put none of these diseases upon thee, which I have brought upon the Egyptians: for I am the LORD that healeth thee.

Exodus 20: All verses   And God spake all these words, saying,  I am the LORD thy God, which have brought thee out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. 
  Thou shalt have no other gods before me. 
  Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.  Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; And shewing mercy unto thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments. 
  Thou shalt not take the name of the LORD thy God in vain, for the LORD will not hold him guiltless that taketh his name in vain. 
   Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy.   Six days shalt thou labour, and do all thy work:  But the seventh day is the sabbath of the LORD thy God: in it thou shalt not do any work, thou, nor thy son, nor thy daughter, thy manservant, nor thy maidservant, nor thy cattle, nor thy stranger that is within thy gates:  For in six days the LORD made heaven and earth, the sea, and all that in them is, and rested the seventh day: wherefore the LORD blessed the sabbath day, and hallowed it.
  Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee. 
  Thou shalt not kill.
  Thou shalt not commit adultery. 
  Thou shalt not steal. 
  Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour. 
  Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour's wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor anything that is thy neighbour's. 

   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.  And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die.  And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his fear may be before your faces, that ye sin not.   And the people stood afar off, and Moses drew near unto the thick darkness where God was.    And the LORD said unto Moses, Thus thou shalt say unto the children of Israel, Ye have seen that I have talked with you from heaven.
  Ye shall not make with me gods of silver, neither shall ye make unto you gods of gold.  An altar of earth thou shalt make unto me, and shalt sacrifice thereon thy burnt offerings, and thy peace offerings, thy sheep, and thine oxen: in all places where I record my name I will come unto thee, and I will bless thee.  And if thou wilt make me an altar of stone, thou shalt not build it of hewn stone: for if thou lift up thy tool upon it, thou hast polluted it.  
  Neither shalt thou go up by steps unto mine altar, that thy nakedness be not discovered thereon. {Note:This may define what is meant by uncovering nakedness which is soon to be mentioned}

Leviticus 18 All verses   And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,  Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, I am the Lord your God.  After the doings of the land of Egypt, wherein ye dwelt, shall ye not do: and after the doings of the land of Canaan, whither I bring you, shall ye not do: neither shall ye walk in their ordinances.
   Ye shall do my judgments, and keep mine ordinances, to walk therein: I am the
LORD your God. Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD.
   None of you shall approach to any that is near of kin to him, to uncover their nakedness: I am the
LORD.  The nakedness of thy father, or the nakedness of thy mother, shalt thou not uncover: she is thy mother; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.    The nakedness of thy father's wife shalt thou not uncover: it is thy father's nakedness.   The nakedness of thy sister, the daughter of thy father, or daughter of thy mother, whether she be born at home, or born abroad, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover.  The nakedness of thy son's daughter, or of thy daughter's daughter, even their nakedness thou shalt not uncover: for theirs is thine own nakedness.    The nakedness of thy father's wife's daughter, begotten of thy father, she is thy sister, thou shalt not uncover her nakedness.  Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's sister: she is thy father's near kinswoman.  Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister: for she is thy mother's near kinswoman.   Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy father's brother, thou shalt not approach to his wife: she is thine aunt.  Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy daughter in law: she is thy son's wife; thou shalt not uncover her nakedness. Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy brother's wife: it is thy brother's nakedness. Thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of a woman and her daughter, neither shalt thou take her son's daughter, or her daughter's daughter, to uncover her nakedness; for they are her near kinswomen: it is wickedness.  Neither shalt thou take a wife to her sister, to vex her, to uncover her nakedness, beside the other in her life time.
   Also thou shalt not approach unto a woman to uncover her nakedness, as long as she is put apart for her uncleanness. 
  Moreover thou shalt not lie carnally with thy neighbour's wife, to defile thyself with her.
  And thou shalt not let any of thy seed pass through the fire to Molech, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the
LORD.
  Thou shalt not lie with mankind, as with womankind: it is abomination.  Neither shalt thou lie with any beast to defile thyself therewith: neither shall any woman stand before a beast to lie down thereto: it is confusion.
   Defile not ye yourselves in any of these things: for in all these the nations are defiled which I cast out before you:  And the land is defiled: therefore I do visit the iniquity thereof upon it, and the land itself vomiteth out her inhabitants.

  Ye shall therefore keep my statutes and my judgments, and shall not commit any of these abominations; neither any of your own nation, nor any stranger that sojourneth among you: (For all these abominations have the men of the land done, which were before you, and the land is defiled;) That the land spue not you out also, when ye defile it, as it spued out the nations that were before you.
  For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.   Therefore shall ye keep mine ordinance, that ye commit not any one of these abominable customs, which were committed before you, and that ye defile not yourselves therein: I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 19: 1-4 And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying,  Speak unto all the congregation of the children of Israel, and say unto them, Ye shall be holy: for I the LORD your God am holy.  Ye shall fear every man his mother, and his father, and keep my sabbaths: I am the LORD your God.  Turn ye not unto idols, nor make to yourselves molten gods: I am the LORD your God.
  9-18 And when
ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou gather the gleanings of thy harvest.  And thou shalt not glean thy vineyard, neither shalt thou gather every grape of thy vineyard; thou shalt leave them for the poor and stranger: I am the LORD your God. 
  Ye shall not steal, neither deal falsely, neither lie one to another.  And ye shall not swear by my name falsely, neither shalt thou profane the name of thy God: I am the LORD.  
  Thou shalt not defraud thy neighbour, neither rob him: the wages of him that is hired shall not abide with thee all night until the morning.  Thou shalt not curse the deaf, nor put a stumblingblock before the blind, but shalt fear thy God: I am the LORD.  
  Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment: thou shallot not respect the person of the poor, nor honor the person of the mighty: but in righteousness shallot thou judge thy neighbor.  Thou shallot not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shallot thou stand against the blood of thy neighbor; I am the LORD.  
  Thou shallot not hate thy brother in thine heart: thou shallot in any wise rebuke thy neighbor, and not suffer sin upon him.   Thou shallot not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shallot love thy neighbor as thyself: I am the LORD.
  26-31 Ye shall not eat any thing with the blood: neither shall ye use enchantment, nor observe times.  Ye shall not round the corners of your heads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.  Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.  
  Do not prostitute thy daughter, to cause her to be a whore; lest the land fall to whoredom, and the land become full of wickedness.  Ye shall keep my sabbaths, and reverence my sanctuary: I am the LORD
  Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the LORD your God.

Leviticus 20: 6-22 And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.  Sanctify yourselves therefore, and be ye holy: for I am the LORD your God. 
  And ye shall keep my statutes, and do them: I am LORD which sanctify you.  For every one that curseth his father or his mother shall be surely put to death: he hath cursed his father or his mother; his blood shall be upon him. 
  And the man that committeth adultery with another man's wife, even he that committeth adultery with his neighbour's wife, the adulterer and the adulteress shall surely be put to death.  And the man that lieth with his father's wife hath uncovered his father's nakedness: both of them shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. And if a man lie with his daughter in law, both of them shall surely be put to death: they have wrought confusion; their blood shall be upon them.
  If a man also lie with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, both of them have committed an abomination: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them.  And if a man take a wife and her mother, it is wickedness: they shall be burnt with fire, both he and they; that there be no wickedness among you. 
   And if a man lie with a beast, he shall surely be put to death: and ye shall slay the beast.  And if a woman approach unto any beast, and lie down thereto, thou shalt kill the woman, and the beast: they shall surely be put to death; their blood shall be upon them. 
  And if a man shall take his sister, his father's daughter, or his mother's daughter, and see her nakedness, and she see his nakedness; it is a wicked thing; and they shall be cut off in the sight of their people: he hath uncovered his sister's nakedness; he shall bear his iniquity. 
  And if a man shall lie with a woman having her sickness, and shall uncover her nakedness; he hath discovered her fountain, and she hath uncovered the fountain of her blood: and both of them shall be cut off from among their people.  
  And thou shalt not uncover the nakedness of thy mother's sister, nor of thy father's sister: for he uncovereth his near kin: they shall bear their iniquity.  
  And if a man shall lie with his uncle's wife, he hath uncovered his uncle's nakedness: they shall bear their sin; they shall die childless.  And if a man shall take his brother's wife, it is an unclean thing: he hath uncovered his brother's nakedness; they shall be childless
  Ye shall therefore keep all my statutes, and all my judgments, and do them:  that the land, whither I bring you to dwell therein, spue you not out.

Leviticus 24: 15-22   And thou shalt speak unto the children of Israel, saying, Whosoever curseth his God shall bear his sin.  And he that blasphemeth the name of the Lord, he shall surely be put to death, and all the congregation shall certainly stone him: as well the stranger, as he that is born in the land, when he blasphemeth the name of the LORD, shall be put to death
  And he that killeth any man shall surely be put to death.  And he that killeth a beast shall make it good; beast for beast.   And if a man cause a blemish in his neighbour; as he hath done, so shall it be done to himBreach for breach, eye for eye, tooth for tooth: as he hath caused a blemish in a man, so shall it be done to him again.  And he that killeth a beast, he shall restore it: and he that killeth a man, he shall be put to death. 
  Ye shall have one manner of law, as well for the stranger, as for one of your own country: for I am the LORD your God. 

Deuteronomy 11: 16-21   Take heed to yourselves, that your heart be not deceived, and ye turn aside, and serve other gods, and worship them;   And then the LORD's wrath be kindled against you, and he shut up the heavens, that there be no rain, and that the land yield not her fruit; and lest ye perish quickly from off the good land which the LORD giveth you.
 
Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.   And ye shall teach your children, speaking of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, when thou liest down, and when thou risest up. And thou shalt write them upon the door posts of thine house, and upon thy gates: That your days may be multiplied, and the days of your children, in the land which the LORD sware unto your fathers to give them, as the days of heaven upon the earth.

Deuteronomy 11: 26-28   Behold, I set before you this day a blessing and a curse;
  A blessing, if ye obey the commandments of the LORD your God, this day;
   and a curse, if ye will not obey the commandments of the LORD your God, but turn aside out of the way which I command you this day, to go after other gods, which ye have not known.

Deuteronomy 13:  6-10   If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;   Namely, of the gods of the people which are round about you, nigh unto thee, or far off from thee, from the one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth;   Thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him, neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him: But thou shalt surely kill him; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.  And thou shalt stone him with stones, that he die; because he hath sought to thrust thee away from the LORD thy God, which brought thee out of the land of Egypt, from the house of bondage.

Deuteronomy 16:  19-20  Thou shalt not wrest judgment; thou shalt not respect persons, neither take a gift: for a gift doth blind the eyes of the wise, and pervert the words of the righteous.  That which is altogether just shalt thou follow, that thou mayest live, and inherit the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.

Deuteronomy 17:  1-7  Thou shalt not sacrifice unto the LORD thy God any bullock, or sheep, wherein is blemish, or any evilfavouredness: for that is an abomination unto the LORD thy God. 
   If there be found among you, within any of thy gates which the LORD thy God giveth thee, man or woman, that hath wrought wickedness in the sight of the LORD thy God, in transgressing his covenant, And hath gone and served other gods, and worshipped the, either the sun, or moon, or any of the host of heaven, which I have not commanded: and it be told thee, and thou has heard of it, and enquired diligently, and behold it be true, and the thing certain, that such abomination is wrought in Israel: Then shalt thou bring that man or that woman, which have committed that wicked thing, unto thy gates, even that man or that woman, and shalt stone them with stones, till they die.  
   At the mouth of two witnesses, or three witnesses, shall he that is worthy of death be put to death; but at the mouth of one witness, he shall not be put to death.  The hands of the witnesses shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterward the hands of all the people.  So thou shalt put the evil away from you.

Deuteronomy 18:  9-13  When thou art come into the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not learn to do after the abominations of those nations.  There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch.  Or a charmer, or a consulter with familiar spirits, or a wizard, or a necromancer.  For all that do these things are an abomination unto the LORD; and because of these abominations the LORD thy God doth drive them out from before thee. Thou shalt be perfect with the LORD thy God.

Deuteronomy 19:  14-21  Thou shalt not remove thy neighbour's landmark, which they of old time have set in thine inheritance, which thou shalt inherit in the land that the LORD thy God giveth thee to possess it.  
   One witness shall not rise up against a man for any iniquity, or for any sin, in any sin that he sinneth: at the mouth of two witnesses, or at the mouth of three witnesses, shall the matter be established. 
   If a false witness rise up against any man to testify against him that which is wrong; Then both men, between whom the controversy is, shall stand before the LORD, before the priests, and the judges, which shall be in those days;  And the judges shall make diligent inquisition: and, behold if the witness be a false witness, and hath testified falsely against his brother; Then shall ye do unto him, as he had thought to be done unto his brother: so shalt thou put the evil away from among you. And those which remain shall hear, and fear, and shall henceforth commit no more any such evil among you.   And thine eye shall not pity; but the life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

SOME OF THE BLESSINGS

Deuteronomy 28: 1-13  And it shall come to pass, if thou shalt hearken diligently unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to observe and to do all his commandments which I command thee this day, that the LORD thy God will set thee on high above all nations of the earth: 
And all these blessings shall come on thee, and overtake thee, if thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the
LORD thy God.
  Blessed shalt thou be in the city, and blessed shalt thou be in the field.
  Blessed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy ground, and the fruit of thy cattle, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep.
  Blessed shall be thy basket and thy store.
  Blessed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and blessed shalt thou be when thou goest out.
  The
LORD shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.
  The
LORD shall command the blessing upon thee in thy storehouses, and in all that thou settest thine hand unto; and he shall bless thee in the land which the LORD thy God giveth thee.
  The
LORD shall establish thee an holy people unto himself, as he hath sworn unto thee, if thou shalt keep the commandments of the LORD thy God, and walk in his ways.
  And all people of the earth shall see that thou art called by the name of the
LORD; and they shall be afraid of thee.
  And the
LORD shall make thee plenteous in goods, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy ground, in the land which the LORD sware unto thy fathers to give thee.
  The
LORD shall open unto thee his good treasure, the heaven to give the rain unto thy land in his season, and to bless all the work of thine hand: and thou shalt lend unto many nations, and thou shalt not borrow.
  And the
LORD shall make thee the head, and not the tail; and thou shalt be above only, and thou shalt not be beneath;
if that thou hearken unto the commandments of the LORD thy God, which I command thee this day, to observe and to do them:

SOME OF THE CURSES

Deuteronomy 28: 14-48   And thou shalt not go aside from any of the words which I command thee this day, to the right hand, or to the left, to go after other gods to serve them.   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:  
  Cursed shalt thou be in the city, and cursed shalt thou be in the field.   
  Cursed shall be thy basket and thy store.
  Cursed shall be the fruit of thy body, and the fruit of thy land, the increase of thy kine, and the flocks of thy sheep.
  Cursed shalt thou be when thou comest in, and cursed shalt thou be when thou goest out.

  The
LORD shall send upon thee cursing, vexation, and rebuke, in all that thou settest thine hand unto for to do, until thou be destroyed, and until thou perish quickly; because of the wickedness of thy doings, whereby thou hast forsaken me.
  The
LORD shall make the pestilence cleave unto thee, until he have consumed thee from off the land, whither thou goest to possess it.
   The
LORD shall smite thee with a consumption, and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning, and with the sword, and with blasting, and with mildew; and they shall pursue thee until thou perish.
  And thy heaven that is over thy head shall be brass, and the earth that is under thee shall be iron.
  The
LORD shall make the rain of thy land powder and dust: from heaven shall it come down upon thee, until thou be destroyed.

  The
LORD shall cause thee to be smitten before thine enemies: thou shalt go out one way against them, and flee seven ways before them: and shalt be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth.
  And thy carcase shall be meat unto all fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray them away.
  The
LORD will smite thee with the botch of Egypt, and with the emerods, and with the scab, and with the itch, whereof thou canst not be healed.
  The
LORD shall smite thee with madness, and blindness, and astonishment of heart:
  And thou shalt grope at noonday, as the blind gropeth in darkness, and thou shalt not prosper in thy ways: and thou shalt be only oppressed and spoiled evermore, and no man shall save thee.

  Thou shalt betroth a wife, and another man shall lie with her: thou shalt build an house, and thou shalt not dwell therein: thou shalt plant a vineyard, and shalt not gather the grapes thereof.
  Thine ox shall be slain before thine eyes, and thou shalt not eat thereof: thine ass shall be violently taken away from before thy face, and shall not be restored to thee: thy sheep shall be given unto thine enemies, and thou shalt have none to rescue them.
  Thy sons and thy daughters shall be given unto another people, and thine eyes shall look, and fail with longing for them all the day long; and there shall be no might in thine hand.
  The fruit of thy land, and all thy labours, shall a nation which thou knowest not eat up; and thou shalt be only oppressed and crushed alway:

  So that thou shalt be mad for the sight of thine eyes which thou shalt see.
  The
LORD shall smite thee in the knees, and in the legs, with a sore botch that cannot be healed, from the sole of thy foot unto the top of thy head.
  The
LORD shall bring thee, and thy king which thou shalt set over thee, unto a nation which neither thou nor thy fathers have known; and there shalt thou serve other gods, wood and stone.
  And thou shalt become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword, among all nations whither the
LORD shall lead thee.
  Thou shalt carry much seed out into the field, and shalt gather but little in; for the locust shall consume it.
  Thou shalt plant vineyards, and dress them, but shalt neither drink of the wine, nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them.
  Thou shalt have olive trees throughout all thy coasts, but thou shalt not anoint thyself with the oil; for thine olive shall cast his fruit.
  Thou shalt beget sons and daughters, but thou shalt not enjoy them; for they shall go into captivity.

  All thy trees and fruit of thy land shall the locust consume.
  The stranger that is within thee shall get up above thee very high; and thou shalt come down very low.
  He shall lend to thee, and thou shalt not lend to him: he shall be the head, and thou shalt be the tail.

  Moreover all these curses shall come upon thee, and shall pursue thee, and overtake thee, till thou be destroyed; because thou hearkenedst not unto the voice of the
LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which he commanded thee:
  And they shall be upon thee for a sign and for a wonder, and upon thy seed for ever.
  Because thou servedst not the
LORD thy God with joyfulness, and with gladness of heart, for the abundance of all things;
  Therefore shalt thou serve thine enemies which the
LORD shall send against thee, in hunger, and in thirst, and in nakedness, and in want of all things: and he shall put a yoke of iron upon thy neck, until he have destroyed thee.

AN   oFFER FROM GOD TO RETURN

Deuteronomy 30: All verses  And it shall come to pass when all these things are come upon thee, the blessing and the curse, which I have set before thee, and thou shalt call them to mind among all the nations, whither the LORD thy God hath driven thee,
  And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul;
  That then the LORD thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will return and gather thee from all the nations, whither the Lord thy God hath scattered thee.  If any of thine be driven out unto the outmost parts of heaven, from thence will the LORD thy God gather thee, and from thence will he fetch thee:
  And the LORD thy God will bring thee into the land which thy fathers possessed, and thou shalt possess it; and he will do thee good, and multiply thee above thy fathers.
  And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live.
   And the LORD thy God will put all these curses upon thine enemies, and on them that hate thee, which persecuted thee.
   And thou shalt return and obey the voice of the LORD, and do all his commandments which I command thee this day.
   And the LORD thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the LORD will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers: If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul.
   For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off.   It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?  Neither is it beyond the sea, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go over the sea for us, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?   But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it.  
   See, I have set before thee this day life and good, and death and evil
;
   In that I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his judgments, that thou mayest live and multiply: and the LORD thy God shall bless thee in the land whither thou goest to possess it.
   But if thine heart turn away, so that thou wilt not hear, but shalt be drawn away, and worship other gods, and serve them;  I denounce unto you this day, that ye shall surely perish, and that ye shall not prolong your days upon the land, whither thou passest over Jordan to go to possess it.
   I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:
   That thou mayest love the LORD thy God, and that thou mayest obey his voice, and that thou mayest cleave unto him: for he is thy life, and the length of thy days: that thou mayest dwell in the land which the Lord sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.

God reveals to Moses the future Actions of the Jews

Deuteronomy 31: 16-18  And the LORD said unto Moses, Behold, thou shalt sleep with thy fathers; and this people will rise up, and go a whoring after the gods of the strangers of the land, whither they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.  Then my anger shall be kindled against them in that day, and I will forsake them, and I will hide my face from them, and they shall be devoured, and many evils and troubles shall befall them; so that they will say in that day, Are not these evils come upon us, because our God is not among us?  And I will surely hide my face in that day for all evils which they shall have wrought, in that they are turned unto other gods.

Moses'  Prophetic Message to the Jews includes their Latter Days

Deuteronomy 31: 24-29  And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished, That Moses commanded the Levites, which bare the ark of the covenant of the LORD saying, Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of the LORD your God, that it may be there for a witness against thee. 
  For I know thy rebellion, and thy stiff neck: behold, while I am yet alive with you this day, ye have been rebellious against the LORD; and how much more after my death?  Gather unto me all the elders of your tribes, and your officers, that I may speak these words in their ears, and call heaven and earth to record against them. 
   For I know that after my death ye will utterly corrupt yourselves, and turn aside from the way which I have commanded you; and evil will befall you in the latter days; because ye do evil in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger through the work of your hands.

 

 

Rules of Engagement

Samples from the New Testament 

Matthew 5:1-12   And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him:  And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, 

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake.  Rejoice, and be exceeding glad; for great is your reward in heaven; for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you.

Matthew 5: 17-20  Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets:  I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.  For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.  Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven;   but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.  For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees, ye shall in no case enter into the kingdom of heaven.

Matthew 5: 27-28  Ye have heard that it was said by them of old time, Thou shall not commit adultery:  But I say unto you,  That whosoever looketh upon a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.
   31-32 
It hath been said, Whosoever shall put away his wife, let him give her a writing of divorcement:  But I say unto you, that whosoever shall put away his wife, saving for the cause of fornication, causeth her to commit adultery: and whosoever shall marry her that is divorced committeth adultery.
 
33-37    Again, ye have heard that it hath been said by them of old time, Thou shalt not forswear thyself, but shalt perform onto the Lord thine oaths:  But I say unto you, Swear not at all; neither by heaven; for it is God's throne: Nor by earth, for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King.  Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black, But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil. Ye have heard that it hath been said, an eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth: But I say unto you, that ye resist not evil: but whosoever shall smite thee on thy right cheek, turn to him the other also. 
  43-48   Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.  But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.  For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye?  do not even the publicans the same?  And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others?  do not even the publicans so?   Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

Matthew 6:1-4   Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.  Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men.  Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.  But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth:  That thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.

Matthew 6: 5-18   And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men.  Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.  But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.  But when ye pray, use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do:  for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking.  Be not ye therefore like unto them; for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask him.   After this manner therefore pray ye: 

Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.  Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.  Give us this day our daily bread.  And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.  And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil:  For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever.  Amen.

For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you:
 
But if ye forgive not men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.  
  Moreover when ye fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast.  Verily I say unto you. They have their reward. But thou, when thou fastest, anoint thine head, and wash thy face; That thou appear not unto men to fast, but unto thy Father which is in secret: and thy Father, which seeth in secret, shall reward thee openly.

Matthew 6: 19-21  Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal:  But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
  22-23   The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.  But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!
  24-34  No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.  Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? 
   Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?  Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature? And why take ye thought for raiment?
   Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin:  And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 
   Wherefore, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O ye of little faith?
   Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?  (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.
   But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. 
   Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

Matthew 7:1-5   Judge not, that ye be not judged.  For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged; and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again.  And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?   Or how wilt thou say to thy brother. Let me pull out the mote out of thine eye; and behold, a beam is in thine own eye?   Thou hypocrite, first cast out the beam out of thine own eye; and then shalt thou see clearly to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.
  
7 Ask, and it shall be given you;  seek, and ye shall find;  knock, and it shall be opened unto you:
  12 Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets.
  15-20 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles? Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. Every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.  Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
   21-28 Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. 
  Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works? 
  And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity.  
  Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock.
  And every one that heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them not, shall be likened unto a foolish man, which built his house upon the sand:   And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell: and great was the fall of it.

Matthew 10: 26-28 Fear them not therefore: for there is nothing covered, that shall not be revealed; and hid, that shall not be known.  What I tell you in darkness, that speak ye in light: and what ye hear in the ear, that preach ye upon the housetops.  And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell. 

Matthew 11: 28-30  Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

The listed samples above, are taken from just the first 11 chapters of the Gospel of Matthew, which is the first book of the New Testament.
These samples are only the tip of the iceberg
.
Matthew contains a total of 28 chapters to explore, to discover and to digest, plus there is the content of the other three gospels, Mark, Luke and John, which are rich with these Rules of Engagement, the commands, counsel, and clarifications from Jesus of Nazareth.

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The remaining books of the New Testament, including the record of the Acts of the Apostles, contain first hand accounts of more of the teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as to
the Rules of Engagement. 

Below, we include only one example from the rest of the New Testament as to the Rules of Engagement, 
to encourage each Reader to peruse the written word
over and over again
,

Romans 2: 1-11  (Conveyed by the Apostle Paul)  Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.  But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things. 
  And thinkest thou this , O man, that judgest them which do such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God?  Or dispisest thou the riches and goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance? 
  But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;  Who will render to every man according to his deeds:
  To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and  immortality, eternal life:  But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath, Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doth evil, of the Jew first, and also to the Gentile; But glory,honour, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile:  For there is no respect of persons with God.

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All scriptures are from the King James Version
of the Holy Bible in English, translated in 1611. 

Dearest Reader,

Because the time is short, there is an urgency in our hearts to leave off the additions of any more material for this report, and proceed to publish its contents thus far, before year's end.  

It is our prayer, that those of our dear Brethren who are led to find this material, will trust the Spirit of Truth to lead them personally to apply this new awareness to the next part of their life's journey and that they will be provided the precious time necessary.

In all that you called to do, may you be accompanied by the Holy Spirit of God's Wisdom, as your personal teacher, counselor, guide and illuminator as to the consequences generated by your human heritage; and the discovery of our need for God's gift of these Ground Rules of Engagement and how, not only your own, but also your ancestral life choices, past and present, may have resulted in your present life's circumstances. 

May you experience a renewed sense of priority to what the Most High is calling you to do inwardly — to the ultimate end that you may know His voice, and become a totally cleansed and yielded vessel, worthy of our Master's use in these dark times.

We agree with you
that a rediscovered discerning light
now shines a bit brighter in your hearts.

Instead of the science of humankind — we can choose to follow
the light of conscience (con-science) from our Heavenly Father.

 

 

The Spiritual Journey continues for all of us...  

The Lord willing, there will be more opportunity to share with you.

In the meantime, let us agree with the Most High God
that His will be done according to His order and His timing for the accomplishment of His eternal purposes for Humankind,
on this Earth as it is in Heaven.
Amen.

 

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