TABERNACLES – HARVEST OF WINE & OIL

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There are three great harvest feasts in the Bible. The Feast of Tabernacles – Sukkot – is the third, final and biggest harvest season of Israel’s agricultural year.

During the annual harvest cycle, Is-real experiences a picture of the Lord as the God of increase. In the spring of the year at Passover, which is the first feast of the first month, an offering of first fruits of barley is waved before the Lord as a prophetic declaration that God will provide for the coming year. The First Fruits Offering was accompanied with a burnt offering of one male lamb (Leviticus 23:12). Significantly, the Feast of First Fruits (Bikkurim) is the literal day that Yeshua (Jesus) rose from the dead as the “firstborn among many brethren” (Romans 8:29).

The second harvest feast in a Biblical Year is the wheat harvest of Pentecost fifty days later during the third month. Two loaves of bread are waved before the Lord accompanied with a sacrifice of seven lambs (Leviticus 23:17-18). Pentecost is the literal day when the Torah (first five books of the Bible) and the Holy Spirit in the upper room was given. This portrays where true worshippers worship the Father in spirit and in truth (John 4:23-24).

The third harvest ripens around the Feast of Tabernacles. This vital harvest in God’s Land produces the oil and wine. “Fullness” is connected to this harvest of grain, wine and oil as well as the heave offering – terumah (Numbers 18:27). Yeshua is our heave offering – a wholehearted contribution. The Body of Christ will follow the Head in all ways including the terumah. Our Beloved Messiah taught that the terumah offering that Moses gave in Numbers 18:25-31 was essentially a willing heart. Therefore, the congregation of the Living God is formed by having a willing heart or being wholehearted in having a heart to do the perfect will of the Father.

~ Robin Main
http://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/

ART: “The Parable Of The Good Samaritan” by Susan Minteer
http://www.susanminteer.com/scripture.html

 

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Originally published on September 30, 2015 via Facebook => https://www.facebook.com/SapphireThroneMinistries/photos/pb.436004819805351.-2207520000.1443693864./965731773499317/?type=3&theater

 

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BACK TO THE FUTURE BASICS – YESHUA’S BIBLICAL FEASTS

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Just as Yeshua (Jesus) remained silent when He walked among His disciples on earth about the Gentiles joining the people of God in much greater numbers after His final ascension, so is the celebration of Biblical Feasts in this Kingdom Day.

Ironically, the clearest case in the New Testament for celebrating the Lord’s Feasts is presented in the chapter that many Christians have used as their excuse that they can celebrate anything they want, any way they want:

“Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of a holy day, or of the new moon, or of the Sabbath days: Which are a shadow of things to come; but the body is of Christ” (Colossians 2:16-17 KJV). 

Christians have long used Colossians 2:16-17 to rationalize why we should no longer celebrate the Lord’s Feast, but in fact this passage actually proves the opposite. The NASB version tells us: “Therefore no one is to act as your judge in regard … to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath day — things which are a mere shadow of what is to come; but the substance belongs to Christ.”

The very first point I’d like to emphasize is that YESHUA IS THE SUBSTANCE BEHIND ALL OF THE BIBLICAL FEASTS. His Spring Feasts (articulated in Leviticus 23) speak of His First Coming. His Fall Feasts speak of His Second Coming. The two winter feasts mentioned in God’s Word – Hanukkah and Purim – portray God’s people journey to becoming His Bride. Please see https://sapphirethroneministries.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/feast-of-esther-is-a-bridal-feast/ about how God is changing history through a shaking and a rumbling via the full council of the Word of God, and somehow the seven Feasts of the Lord are becoming nine Bridal Feasts in this Kingdom Day.

When we argue that we can celebrate a holiday (holy day or feast) any way we want, we have tapped into a portion of the truth. The next significant point is: WE ARE NOT TO JUDGE OTHERS ON HOW THEY CELEBRATE A BIBLICAL FESTIVAL, new moon or Sabbath day. Did you catch that? Paul is assuming that God’s people are celebrating all three of these things that mark God’s peoples weeks, months and years according to His Word. BTW – That word “judge” means we are not to criticize, censure, condemn, or punish people on how they celebrate a Biblical festival. (Note: I am leaving out new moons and Sabbaths out for simplicity’s sake).

There are many people currently returning to these Age-Old Foundations, and there is so much hullaballoo about what is the right way to do this and that. Let’s be perfectly clear. IT DOES NOT MATTER HOW YOU CELEBRATE A BIBLICAL FESTIVAL, AS LONG AS YOU ARE ENDEAVORING TO FOLLOW HIS WORD BY HIS SPIRIT, because celebrations are all about worship. “But an hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for such people the Father seeks to be His worshipers” (John 4:23 NASB).

For example: Some people celebrate the Feast of Unleavened Bread by physically searching every nook and cranny of their house for yeast and throwing it all out. Others take this to mean that the Feast of Unleavened Bread is a time that Yah’s Family searches every nook and cranny of their heart to get rid of all sin. I fall in the later category, but I do not judge those who feel led to do otherwise. In fact, I even believe that each culture can, and will, bring their beautiful unique touches to each Biblical Feast. I have seen a tremendous amount of freedom within the worshipping the Father in spirit and truth context.

Know that there are only three Biblical Feasts that are called feasts forever: Passover, Pentecost and Tabernacles. Zechariah 14:16-17 tells us that in the Millennial Kingdom nations will not receive rain if they don’t come up to Jerusalem to worship the King from year to year, and specifically keep the Feast of Tabernacles. BTW – We have now entered that time frame here on earth.

If we want to walk in the same manner as Yeshua did and resonate at the same frequency as the Word of God Himself, we need to consider if the fullness of the measure of the stature of the Messiah includes celebrating all the feasts that He did (1 John 2:6; Ephesians 4:13). If not one jot or tittle will pass away, we need to consider why these other feasts are in His Word and whether they are significant to Him. I feel a resounding “Yes!” in my heart, because I want to walk like Yeshua, talk like Yeshua, and be exactly like Yeshua… But I also don’t want to be caught up in an old form or legalism. IN THIS KINGDOM DAY, WE ARE NOT NECESSARILY RETURNING TO THE FORMS OF WORSHIP BUT THE SUBSTANCE.

Recall that Yeshua is the substance of all the Biblical Feasts. Consider this in regard to both His Head and His Body. God’s people will literally embody the marks of time that the Lord Himself has put in place to set His people’s years, months and weeks. We are told that these are “shadows of things to come.” When God created man in His own image, the Hebrew word tzelem is used and is derived from tzel, which means “shadow.” Therefore, one of the interpretations of a “shadow of things to come” is the manifestation of Christ’s Body coming into its fullness as a perfect One New Man in Christ (Ephesians 2:15; Ephesians 4:13). This is the Metatron form of the Messiah with the fully mature Head of Messiah Yeshua (Jesus Christ) connected to the fully mature members of His Body.

“Let NO MAN therefore judge you … in respect of a holy day… which are a shadow of things to come; but the BODY IS OF CHRIST” (Colossians 2:16-17 KJV). In NO MAN’S Land, Crucified Ones will rightly judge – open the Door of Life – to His Biblical Feasts, so Christ’s Body can connect to the mature Head who is casting the shadow. We must comprehend that a shadow always resembles its substance. When the Bible says it’s a “shadow of things to come,” it additionally means that we will be answering to the Creator, who is casting the shadow.

So no one is to act as your judge in regard to a festival, what matters is that we celebrate Him with a sincere heart. In the Kingdom of God, we all must respect the right of each individual to be “led by the Spirit.” However, the Lord says, “We have been called unto liberty, only use not this liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.” That brings us to our next significant point: THERE IS NO MIXTURE IN GOD’S APPOINTED TIMES AND FEASTS CELEBRATED IN HIS KINGDOM. The Lord will have us redeem things that have a righteous real to them. For instance, things that He has created like light, sound, colors, etc. But know this: The Lord does not redeem things that are demonic in origin and pagan at their roots. He judges them.

The passage directly after Colossians 2:16-17 speaks to our current situation in the Christian Church in regard to the holidays that we have assimilated which have mixture in them, like Christmas and Easter: “Let NO MAN beguile you of your reward in a voluntary humility and worshipping of angels intruding into those things which he hath not seen, vainly puffed up by his fleshly mind, And not holding the Head, from which all the Body… knit together, increases with the increases of God. Wherefore if you be dead with Christ from the rudiments of the world, why, as though living in the world, are you subject to ordinances… which all are to perish with the using… after the commandments and doctrines of men? Which things have indeed a show of wisdom in will-worship [my note – We choose by our will to worship after the traditions of men] and humility, and neglecting of the Body [my note – not holding fast to the Head and not being knit and joined together in love according to His Word] not in any honor to the satisfying of the flesh.” (Colossians 2:18-23).

Celebrating Biblical Feasts is all about rewards and qualifying to be part of His Pure and Spotless Bride. It is not about salvation, which is solely through faith by grace. In NO MAN’S LAND, Crucified Ones will not allow themselves to be diverted, deceived, or beguiled from receiving their eternal rewards to the satisfaction of the flesh.

I can go line-upon-line speaking for days to show you how Colossians 2:18-23 speaks about the mixture involved in the big yearly worship celebrations of the Christian Church – Christmas and Easter – but I don’t have the time or space here. BTW – I wrote about all this in extreme detail in my book. The link is below. Frankly, all you need to do is lay down Easter and Christmas on His Altar, and simply ask Him: “Can I receive my eternal reward of being part of Your Pure and Spotless Bride, if I celebrate Christmas and Easter?” Then be quiet and listen; and make sure that you are truly hearing Him, not the idols of your heart.

I will end with this… The last PRACTICAL KEYS TO UNLOCKING MELCHIZEDEK article, which I posted was about the look and sound of PERFECT of the Order of Melchizedek (https://sapphirethroneministries.wordpress.com/2017/06/23/practical-keys-to-unlocking-melchizedek-part-8-lifes-pure-perfection/). The root Greek word for “perfect” is the same root word for “commandment” in John 14:30-31: “Hereafter I will not talk much for the prince of the world comes and has NOTHING in Me. But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave Me COMMANDMENT, even so I do.” KNOW THAT HIS ROYAL PRIESTS OF HIS HOLY NATION WILL RESTORE ALL THINGS, INCLUDING TIME AND CELEBRATING HIM HIS WAYS.

~ Robin Main 

http://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/

Come walk on the kingdom side in an examination of America’s most loved holiday. Critical thinking is a must while looking through this lens of history and Scripture. You will be intrigued and enlightened. Check out SANTA-TIZING: What’s wrong with Christmas and how to clean it up => http://www.amazon.com/SANTA-TIZING-Whats-wrong-Christmas-clean/dp/1607911159

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CLEANSING OF YOUR SOUL – BOOK OF LIFE – DAY OF ATONEMENT

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Did you know you are a letter of Christ; and that letter of Christ (which you are) can also be called a Book of Life? Did you also know that believers get a brand-new marker placed in their Book of Life (their scroll) during the Day of Atonement? Your new bookmark has to do with the cleansing of your soul.

The Feast of Passover marks the day of our personal atonement when the perfect Lamb of God was sacrificed in our place (Hebrews 4:16; Hebrews 6:13-20; Hebrews 10:19-22; Hebrews 12:24). The Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) is the day of cleansing for God’s nation and for His sanctuary. Or in other words, today the Day of Atonement is all about corporate atonement for the Body of Christ as well as the cleansing of our own personal souls.

If we believe that Scripture is the inspired Word of God, we need to consider that the Day of Atonement is a permanent statute (i.e., it never goes away): “For it is on this day that atonement shall be made for you to cleanse you; and you shall be clean from all your sins before the Lord. It is to be a sabbath of solemn rest for you, THAT YOU MAY HUMBLE YOUR SOULS; IT IS A PERMANENT STATUTE” (Leviticus 16:30-31).

According to Scripture, forty days of preparation (40 days of repentance – teshuvah) are supposed to lead up the Day of Atonement. The final ten days of the 40-days of teshuvah are known as the High Holy Days and as the Awesome Days. (i.e., The Days of Awe). These 40-days of teshuvah are a period of consecrated time when we reflect on our walk with God and condition of our heart.

There is still great significance to the Day of Atonement, even after we accept that Jesus Christ died for our sins and our Heavenly Father rose Him from the dead. Our souls are complex. Ask any psychiatrist. There are multiple dimensions within each one of us. If you and I fulfill the Day of Atonement picture once a year, we will consecrate or cleanse more and more dimensions of our soul until one day we become exactly like the High Priest of the Order of Melchizedek.

Know that the Head of the Body of Christ – Yeshua – completely fulfilled the Day of Atonement as detailed in Hebrew chapters 9-10. If we are the Body… If we want to walk like Jesus, talk like Jesus, and be just like Jesus, we will actually fulfill the audio-visual pictures portrayed in this feast too.

One of the pictures portrayed in Yom Kippur is that once a year the High Priest was face to face with the mercy seat of God. The mercy seat can also be translated as the seat of atonement. This is the place where Moses met God and spoke with Him face to face: “And when Moses was gone into the Tabernacle of the Congregation to speak with Him, then he heard the Voice of One speaking unto him from off the mercy seat that was upon the Ark of Testimony, from between the two cherubim; and he spake unto him” (Numbers 7:89). Do you want to hear the “Voice of One” speaking to you from off the mercy seat? Your soul will have to come face to face with the hottest blue flame that sits above the Mercy Seat.

Unlike other days, the High Priest had to bath his entire body before going into the Holy of Holies. Other occasions only required that he wash his hands and feet. Why the greater cleansing? For the first earthly High Priest – Aaron – this meant he had to be absolutely clean in order to make atonement on behalf of the people. For Yeshua, it meant that He was absolutely clean, perfect, and without sin when He made atonement by sacrificing His Body on a tree. For believers in Yeshua, it means that we are washed by the regeneration and renewing of the Holy Spirit as well as washed by the water of the Word of God, as we humbly approach God (Ephesians 5:26-27; Titus 3:5).

I see this as being sanctified entirely – body, soul and spirit: “Now may the God of peace Himself sanctify you entirely; and may your spirit and soul and body be preserved complete, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Thessalonians 5:23 NASB).

This is confirmed by the various “threes” portrayed in Yom Kippur.

• Scripture says three times: “And this shall be to you a law for all times: In the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month you shall practice self-denial” (Leviticus 16:29; Leviticus 23:27; Numbers 29:7).

• On the Day of Atonement, the High Priest appeared before the people three times and recited a confession before them. The first confession the people heard was for the High Priest’s own sins and those of his household. The second confession was for the priestly Tribe of Levi (i.e. the priesthood of God). The third confession was for the sins of all the people.

• The High Priest publically recited God’s Most Holy Name – YHVH – three times only on this day.

• During each confession, when the High Priest reached the recitation of the Name, all the people present would prostrate themselves and say out loud: “Baruch shem K’vod malchuto l’olam va’ed,” which means “Blessed be the Name of the radiance of the Kingship, forever and beyond.”

• The High Priest entered the Holy of Holies three times on the Day of Atonement. BTW – He had to be literally transformed to be the same frequency as the veil to enter into the Holy of Holies, because there was no door.

The triple entry into the Holy of Holies, triple recitation of The Name, and the triple prostration of all of the people permitted God’s people to begin afresh. Within is the seed for the restoration of all things when the Mature Head of Christ is attached to His Mature Body. All who are joined in Christ by the perfect bond of love will literally live and move and have their being in the One who was slain before the foundation of the world.

Jews believe that the Gates of Heaven are open during the Days of Teshuvah to receive the prayers for forgiveness and repentance, then they close after the final service of Yom Kippur. You will commonly hear that the Gates of Heaven are open on the Feast of Trumpets to let the righteous into heaven, and they remain open until the neilah (closing) service of Yom Kippur.

Since Yeshua’s death, burial and resurrection, the Gates of Heaven are always open to receive prayers of forgiveness and repentance; but do not minimize the importance of this Awesome Day. There is a special grace available to all of God’s people for one day a year. There is a special grace on the Day of Atonement that allows humble people to progressively cleanse of their soul with the ultimate purpose of creating a Bridal Soul within you and me.This is the preeminent goal of all offerings by fire:

“On exactly the tenth day of this seventh month is THE DAY OF ATONEMENT; IT SHALL BE A HOLY CONVOCATION FOR YOU, AND YOU SHALL HUMBLE YOUR SOULS AND PRESENT AN OFFERING BY FIRE TO THE LORD” (Leviticus 23:27 NASB).

“It is to be a SABBATH OF COMPLETE REST TO YOU, and you shall HUMBLE YOUR SOULS; on the ninth of the month at evening, from evening until evening you shall keep your sabbath” (Leviticus 23:32 NASB).

“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light” (Matthew 11:28-30 NASB). 

Hear the Great Trump!

Let a new and more perfect bookmark be inscribed on Your Book of Life. Let us all press on toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus (Philippians 3:14). Let there be a greater cleansing for the pure and spotless Bride of Christ.

~Robin Main

www.sapphirethroneministries.com

 

Originally published on September 22, 2015 via Facebook => https://www.facebook.com/SapphireThroneMinistries/photos/pb.436004819805351.-2207520000.1443358932./962370287168799/?type=3&theater

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ART: Shofar Blast by Yitzchok Moully
http://www.chabad.org/blogs/blog_cdo/aid/3048831/jewish/Shofar-Blast.htm

 

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A TALE OF THREE CUBES

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Revelation 11:15 gives us an incredible promise: “The kingdoms of this world are become the kingdoms of our Lord, and His Christ; and He shall reign for ever and ever.” One way that this glorious reality can be pictured is through three cubes: The Black Cube, The Blue Cube and The Gold Cube. Behold, a mystery, black becoming blue is gold.

Come join us this coming Thursday, August 31, 2017 for MEL GEL #11 – A Tale of Three Cubes where we will discover things like the demonic tethers and control of time, the unlimited sapphire hypercube of the Word of God, and the golden hypercube called the Oracle. To register for this class, please go to => http://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/events.html.

Due to the massive amount of revelatory information, this class has the potential to go long. Know that this class will be recorded and made available to everyone who registers.

Hope to see you there!
Give em heaven!!!
Robin Main


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RELATED RESOURCES:

• MEL GEL Study Guide (Teaching notes for MEL GEL #1-7) => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188538/

• MEL GEL Teaching Videos (Deeper teachings about the Order of Melchizedek available to be purchased) => http://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/resources.html

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KINGDOMS OF YOUR EARTH BECOMING THE KINGDOMS OF OUR GOD

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Christ’s Baptism of Fire was His crucifixion (Matt 3:11). We are called to be like Him. Becoming a daily burnt offering, where we voluntarily offer our Kingdom of Self to be burnt up in its entirety (as a pleasing fragrance to the LORD) literally allows the kingdoms of your earth to become the kingdoms of our God (Rev 11:15).

~ Robin Main

Originally published on August 8, 2017 via facebook => https://www.facebook.com/SapphireThroneMinistries/photos/a.436008649804968.101323.436004819805351/1635482916524196/?type=3&theater

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MELCHIZEDEK DELIVERS CAPTIVES

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“The Coming of Melchizedek” section of the Dead Sea Scrolls (11Q13) tells us that Melchizedek will thoroughly prosecute the vengeance required by God’s statutes. He will deliver all the captives from the power of Belial.

Belial is mentioned 26 times in the Old Testament. The New American Standard Bible (NASB) usually translates Belial as “worthless;” but it is also translated as: base, destruction, rascally, and wicked. The first Biblical descriptions of a wicked person can be translated as a son of Belial in the sense that it communicates people who are corrupt, lawless and worthless. The Old Testament uses Belial as a personification of evil, not an actual entity. However, the New Testament shifts things a bit by using Belial as a proper name for Satan: “And what accord has Christ with Belial?” (2 Corinthians 6:15 NKJV). 

The kings and priests of the Order of Melchizedek and its High Priest (Messiah Yeshua) are the One New Man in Christ. They are the Messenger who brings good news, who announces salvation and is the one whom it is written “to proclaim the year of the LORD’s favor, the day of vengeance of our God” (Isaiah 61:2). Behold, dominion is passing from Belial and returning to the Sons of Light by the judgment of God. As it is written, “who says to Zion, ‘Your divine being reigns” (Isaiah 52:7). According to the Dead Sea Scrolls, Zion is the congregation of all the sons of righteousness, who uphold the covenant and turn from walking in the way of the people. “Your divine being” is Melchizedek (i.e., a Melchizedek Company of Crucified Ones), who will deliver the captives from the power of Belial.

~ Robin Main

Originally published July 17, 2017 via FB => https://www.facebook.com/SapphireThroneMinistries/photos/a.436008649804968.101323.436004819805351/1608853442520477/?type=3&theater

Resource: Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation by Michael Wise, Martin Abegg Jr. & Edward Cook, The Coming of Melchizedek, p. 455-457

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SAPPHIRE

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First and foremost, sapphire refers to God’s chariot throne (Ezekiel 1:26-28; 10:1). Without the refining of All-Consuming Fire (Job 23:10; Hebrews 12:29) who sits on the sapphire throne being a genuine reality in a believer’s life, there is no throne room ministry where perpetual righteousness, holiness and truth is its fruit. Without the sapphire throne being firmly secured through the Word of God in our lives, we cannot move, live and have our being in Him (Acts 17:28) in its fullness (Ephesians 4:13). Without the sapphire throne, there is no lasting, eternal ministry period.

The place under the God of Israel’s feet appeared to be paved with sapphire stone when heaven touched earth (Exodus 24:10). Significantly, we are told this appearance was like the body of heaven in His clearness.

A sapphire was the only thing that could perfect stones in God’s Temple; therefore, the specs of God’s holy dwelling place requires that His living stones (1 Peter 2:5) be polished by the ministry of His sapphire throne (Lamentation 4:7; Ezekiel 10).

Sapphire is the second foundation of the wall of the New Jerusalem (Revelation 21:19), which speaks of the testimony/witness of the Lamb’s wife – His Bride (Revelation 21) .

Sapphire symbolizes the place where wisdom can be found (Job 28:12-28).

~ Robin Main

http://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/

 

Originally published on February 22, 2013 via FB => https://www.facebook.com/SapphireThroneMinistries/photos/a.436008649804968.101323.436004819805351/457035334368966/?type=3&theater

 

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For more about “sapphires,” check out the Place of Sapphires booklet => https://www.amazon.com/Place-Sapphires-Ezekiels-Understanding-Melchizedek/dp/163443451X or http://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/resources.html

 

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