Moab, USA. Being filled with the wine of any age–and many believe this is the last age, of lukewarm relativism–will not suffice to come to purity and a heart of love reflecting it. Just as Israel can be so sick historically, and have the Lord calling Her back to Himself so faithfully, so can members of the Church be sick spiritually, and in need of a return to His heart. For the sake of time and information it will be in the Valley of Jehoshaphat (means “The Lord judges”) in battle with Jehoshaphat, king of Judah and Israel that Israel will triumph over the Moabites and the Ammonites (2 Chronicles 20) Greetings Sons of God: The church has created its own problem. “So, when we say, the “Church is sick,” it is not the “True Church of the Wheat,” it’s the “Church of the Tares.” this is not to say we don’t make mistakes, we are just not the “Tares” that have grown within our gathering?”, I would not say that the fact of the Church’s moral and spiritual sickness automatically reveals that the “sick” portion of the Body is the “Church of the Tares” across the board. The Counsel of Balaam Though Moses does not give further details in his speech, we know from Numbers 22-25 that when Israel arrived at the border of Moab, Balaam gave counsel to King Balak of Moab about how to seduce the Israelites into participating in their sexual freedom (Num. The ones that remain upright, recalcitrant and resistant toward His heart and call, will in the last day be tipped against their wills, and shattered by His hand. As Utah’s land-grand institution, Utah State University makes becoming a part of the Aggie Family possible in your hometown. Because of the message this ministry has been entrusted with, it is important to maintain the integrity of the site so that no obscene material or antichrist statements make it on this site. All I can do is pray and appeal to all those God opens the door to. Question: "What is the significance of Moab in the Bible?" How much of our upbringing and culture that is not of the flavor and aroma of God’s kingdom still lingers in our lives, and what excuses have we secretly made to permit that kind of a mixture? Similarly, Christendom, like the congregation of anointed Christians today, claims to have roots in the first-century Christian congregation. I certainly believe there are ‘tares’ amongst the ‘wheat’ in the Church of America, but there are many ‘sick’ saints who are simply in need of encouragement, correction, or teaching, and who Paul would perhaps have rebuked or exhorted, without writing them off as ‘tares.’. Both Moab and Israel descended from Abraham’s father, Terah. Let us see what happened to Moses in Deuteronomy 3:24 onwards; 52.11b. The Ammonites are sons of Benammi (Lot’s son) and the meaning of the name is “son of the people” representing democracy. But to label all “sick” saints as tares is, I believe, a distortion of the apostolic example. However, I will, at times, attribute certain characteristics occurring in the church to the Tares, when it is a maturity problem and correction “in the Spirit” will be the balm and the growth needed. It had settled quietly on its lees and had never been disturbed by being poured from vessel to vessel. And I will bring back the captivity of Moab in the latter days (Jeremiah 48:1, 9, 28, 30-32, 36, 46, 47). While he is most readily associated with the Moabites, according to Judges 11:24 he seems to have been the national deity of the Ammonites as well. Moab, as it is addressed in the prophets, presents the picture of a people poisoned by the spirit of pride, independence, and arrogance. Required fields are marked *, Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Let me first say that much of what you’ve written resonates with my heart. A transfer is included from Grand Junction Regional Airport to Red Cliffs Lodge in Moab, Utah. The Lord will only fill those vessels which have been tipped over willingly. And Moab said to the elders of Midian, “This horde will now lick up all that is around us, as the ox licks up the grass of the field.” ... And Balaam lifted up his eyes and saw Israel camping tribe by tribe. Their kingdom was often in conflict with Israel, and the God of Israel had a long-standing controversy with them. their vessels are being filled weekly, daily with the wine of the “wrath of God.”  Teachings of “self-esteem,” “self-taught,” and all the “self-accomplishments” with the “Positive thinking” is polluting and confusing the minds of people. Spirit & Grit Making a living in early Moab was a challenge but the area had two advantages that other places did not: abundant water from Mill and Pack Creeks as … Therefore he retains his flavor, and his aroma has not changed.” (v. 11). Welcome to this channel. See reviews and photos of top-rated bike tours on Tripadvisor. Spend the day riding and the evening enjoying the cycling vibe around the small town of Moab. 5. 2.15. From the top of a mountain in Moab, "mount Nebo, to the top of Pisgah," Jehovah showed Moses the Promised Land (Deut. What about the aroma you release in your home… in the work place… in your neighborhood… at the grocery store, etc.? Your email address will not be published. “Come out from it and be pure, you who carry the vessels of the Lord.” -Is. The prophets testify to this controversy. Moab and Ben-ammi, brought forth by incest, were a shame in history. Spirit of improper discipline (usually works through the mother (either overpermissive or too harsh) may associate with the curse of rebellion against discipline on the child's part. Working today on you, the descendants of Moab, is not meant to humiliate you, but to reveal the significance of the work. (J.A. What aroma are we releasing into the atmosphere? Where’s the aroma of Christianity? lest you take part in her sins, Numbers 1:1,2: And the Lord spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, Take ye the sum of all the congregation of he children of Israel, after their families, by the house of their families, by the house of their fathers, with the number of their names, ever male by their polls; Then I heard another voice from heaven saying, When we say something about His Church in a negative way we may need to preface it with, “the Church of the Tares.”. The Moabites were a tribe of people who descended from Moab, one of the sons of Lot, the nephew of Abraham (Genesis 19:37). But the Lord saw Moab as arrogant, non-pliable, and resistant toward Him. Now let us examine the spirit of Pisgah. But I ask a question: Yeshua will present to Himself a Church without spot, blemish or wrinkle. My heart is sad and burdened for the great numbers of “churches” in America that are stuck in various forms of idolatries and the “emergent relevancy” they feel they need in order to reach a modern day society with more complexity in their thinking. Therefore my heart is moved over Moab, like fruits. In the next message we will go back and look at Pergamos and see how this place called Moab plays a critical part in trying to destroy the move of God. Chemosh was the national deity of the Moabites whose name most likely meant 'destroyer,' 'subduer,' or 'fish god.' The strife is entwined with the immorality of Moab and the teaching (or counsel) of Balaam ( Rev. Chemosh was the god of the Moabites. Come out of her, my people, Just a thought, to go along with this topic; my “ramble” for the day. Meaning these people represent people who have lost their birthright (Esau and Jacob) and are not a covenant people. This mountain bike destination has a long history of excellent trail construction amongst an […] If we could have stirred to life, and discerned the differences and distinctions involved, we would have. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I have been riding on a “revelation curve” for a while and am trying to understand just what the Lord has for me to know. I invite this community to share my experience in these final moments of the End of Days. Your email address will not be published. The spirit of moab is a bad spirit that we Christians should be aware of and rebuke from our life. There must be a crushing in our lives in order for the “aroma” can come out. Forget the way you look in ministry or at some religious meeting. Revelation of John 18:4 But many run from this kind of teaching. Are we swept up by the same waves of entertainment, media, and fashion that move and jerk the undiscerning hearts of those who are walking in darkness? However, Christendom—like Moab—is corrupt, promoting spiritual immorality and the worship of gods other than the one Moab, as it is addressed in the prophets, presents the picture of a people poisoned by the spirit of pride, independence, and arrogance. In a way it’s true… for them. Thompson on this: Moab is here compared with wine which has been allowed to settle down with its dregs and sediment to age and mature and improve its flavor. The Lord would not continue to endure the presence of Moab’s complacency, and the trust in her own achievements that she feverishly held onto would soon be toppled by the work of His hand. I believe that such a statement would run against the grain of Paul’s view of the churches in their immaturity. And, are those calling themselves the church, really the “Tares,” that have grown within the gathering, but never being “the Church” as Messiah Jesus calls it. The "Spirit of the Desert" defies just one single definition. I am convinced that the Church is in a mostly ‘Moabite’ condition, and before the final day comes when the rebellious ‘jars’ are tipped over and shattered, we need to tip over our vessels without reservation, that God may fill us with His own love and purity. The picture is one of complacency. WESTERN SPIRIT CYCLING IS OWNED BY BY ASHLEY KORENBLAT AND MARK SEVENOFF AND WE’RE HEADQUARTERED RIGHT HERE IN THE CYCLING MECCA OF MOAB, UTAH. Are we loose on sin, flatterers of men, or timid weaklings? For you, it is a great elevation. Lost in the type of teaching and modern day philosophy in “christian” gatherings. This blog is a one-way blog and all that will be displayed is the Word of God for the People of God. The Lukewarmness of the Laodiceans (people who thought they were saved-the hardest, impossible, ones to reach) would cause Jesus to “spit them out of His mouth,” unless they repented. We learn from experience, discipline and, at times, chastising. The Moabites were a people who lived in what we now know as Jordan, mostly making their abode along the eastern shore of the Dead Sea. 2:14 ). 3:30 ; 2 Sam 8:2 ; Jeremiah 48:11 Jeremiah 48:13 ). 10/3/2014. This is to say that even their most ‘divine’ authorities and royal potentates would be of no aid to them in the day of the Lord’s judgment. The Church is alive, thriving and marching hard in these times. Moab [N] [H] [S] the seed of the father, or, according to others, the desirable land, the eldest son of Lot ( Genesis 19:37 ), of incestuous birth. The “spiritual DNA” is weak. I am very tired. We need the disiciple of the Father to do so, and find the differences having the aroma of the best of wines. Calvin Calhoun, Jr. Kingdom Citizens Ministries International, Inc. (Household of Calhoun). Answer: The Moabites were a tribe descended from Moab, the son of Lot, born of an incestuous relationship with his oldest daughter (Genesis 19:37). If a person has reason and insight, they will say: ‘I am a descendant of Moab, truly unworthy of receiving today such great elevation by God, or … The Moab City Recreation Departments offers a wide variety of youth and adult sports programming. Known predominantly for spectacular mountain biking, Moab provides some great road cycling opportunities as well. From Zoar, the cradle of this tribe, on the southeastern border of the Dead Sea, they gradually spread over the region on the east of Jordan.Shortly before the Exodus, the warlike Amorites crossed the Jordan … Are we lacking a true expression of the love of God? '” (v. 12). Thompson, The Book of Jeremiah: NICOT; Eerdmans, Grand Rapids, MI: 1980, p. 705). There are definite states of immaturity that would not include them as the “Church of the Tares.” I was reading  II Peter today and found a marked difference in the two; that is, church of the Wheat vs. Tares. Take Action for Equality and True Diversity! Answer: Moab, a small kingdom in the central Transjordan, was a familiar setting in the Bible. The blowing of God’s “north wind” of judgment and destruction comes upon the spices and causes new growth and aroma. This overlook of the Colorado River is … She especially places the blame on God who had sent her away from the land of Moab embittered in her new circumstances (Ruth 1:20-21). There are “weak ones”, according to Paul, and it is up to the Body to pray for one another, and to speak the truth in love, that we might all come into the fullness of Christ together. Satan has no power here and now here you will be able to read about the Power of God and consult His Word for confirmation. He tells them to number themselves after their families or households by the house of their fathers. Join Western Spirit on this incredible five-day and four-night guided mountain bike ride on some of Arizona's best trails. Are we filling the air with our religious opinions? We can’t run and hide from the trials that come into our lives. Yeshua told us that He would come as a “thief in the night.” The parable of the “Ten Virgins” shows us that 5 out of the 10 virgins, the “called out ones,” were cast into outer darkness, with no chance of repentance. Today’s Focus: Confronting the Spirit of Moab Are we grumpy and crotchety when the sanctuary lights aren’t shining on us? So, pour out on us the Spirit of repentance and supplication, our Lord! In other words, for the church, we must arrange ourselves in households that have fathers over them. Woe unto thee, O Moab, the people of Chemosh is destroyed; for thy sons are taken into captivity, and thy daughters into captivity. The 2018 Outerbike schedule will be: Moab Spring Outerbike 4/6-8 Crested Butte Outerbike 8/17-8/19 Moab Fall Outerbike 10/5-10/7 Bentonville Outerbike 10/26-28 . Genesis … Peace, Love and Grace, Calvin Calhoun, Jr. We have a variety of degree options that fit your schedule and prepare you for a career. I will write more on another occassion when my brain can aid my spirit. “‘Therefore behold, the days are coming,’ declares the Lord, ‘when I will send to him those who tip vessels, and they will tip him over, and they will empty his vessels and shatter his jars. While much about Molech's nature and origin are uncertain, the Bible mentions Molech on eight occasions, providing some context … Dec 12, 2020 - What better way is there to get an introduction to Moab than by bike. Now we know that Israel’s journey is a picture of the journey of the church or House of God in the Earth and like physical Israel having to confront and overcome these three nations, the church, the sons of God must overcome these three spirits before coming into the promised land. by Matt Slick. 31:16). We just don’t have all those who will be saved, on fire and marching hard with us yet. At its root, all strife in the Church is caused by lawlessness in some area, for lawlessness (Gr., anomia) is anything that does not conform to the image of Christ and His character. Moab, along with Ammon, were the nations that descended from Abraham’s nephew, Lot – the sons born by his daughters after their mother had been turned into a pillar of salt for disobeying the angel of Jehovah. Spirit of lying to escape punishment. The 15th and 16th chapters of Isaiah are devoted exclusively to the denunciation of Moab. Trusting in our own achievements, proud and self-sufficient, vessels that have yet to be tipped over and emptied of the wine of this age? Can it be said that much of the Church is living on Moabite grounds? Curse and spirits of distrust (resulting from guilt). These nations are the Midianites, Edomites, Ammonites and Moabites. “, then exhorts to move into love and purity. Who was the Canaanite god Molech? Thanks for your statement. I know that there is great trouble in the church and to sort out the wheat from the tares is best left to God or we shall uproot the wheat while we are at it. The Edomites are the sons of Esau and the meaning of Edom is “red or red earth”. We need to be tipped and emptied of the wine of this age, that we may taste of the powers of the age to come. This site is for those who choose Life over Death and the Truth over a Lie. The article states, “Are we functioning as vessels that have not been emptied, that are still filled with the wine of this age? Unyielding and Hardened for the Glory of God, What We Learned From the Arrest of Kim Davis, To Gay Journalist Michelangelo Signorile: Let’s Have a Civil Debate. But Father, in Your Wrath, remember Mercy.” Where sin abounds, grace (unmerited favor with the power not to sin) even more. Peace, Love and Grace, He is most notably attested in the Mesha Stele and the Hebrew Bible. Now, in order to reach people, we need programs, events, entertainment, door prizes and raffles just to get people to listen to more watered down , ear-tickling messages. Restoring Spirit of Father to the Church Today’s Focus: Confronting the Spirit of Moab Scripture: Numbers 1:1,2; 2 Chronicles 20 Greetings Sons of God: Numbers 1:1,2: And the Lord spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, Take ye the sum of … Tour begins: Red Cliffs Lodge, 5:30 PM. Listen to this description the Lord gives of Moab: “Moab has been at ease since his youth; he has also been undisturbed, like wine on its dregs, and he has not been emptied from vessel to vessel, nor has he gone into exile. 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