WHEN & WHY CHRISTMAS WAS NAILED INTO THE CHURCH’S CALENDAR

sun-flamesFor some reason, God chose to hide the date of Jesus’ birthday when He was extremely detailed about Jesus’ death, burial and resurrection. The first recorded evidence of Christmas ever taking place on December 25th isn’t found until the time of Constantine in AD 336. Know that the first, second, and third century church only celebrated the Biblical Feasts. Here’s a couple videos about where Christmas actually comes from [1] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvrVXjd-mm8 and [2] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INypfLsTaPw.

Even though we really don’t know when Jesus was born, we do know that every pagan sun god in all cultures throughout antiquity had their birthday celebrated on December 25th before the Roman shift in time. The Catholic Encyclopedia admits: The Nativity of the Unconquered Sun (i.e., Mithra’s Winter Festival), celebrated on the 25th of December, has a strong claim on the responsibility of our December date. In fact, celebrating the sun god’s birth (i.e. Christmas) was assimilated into the Christian Church’s ecclesiastical calendar in 379 AD. The “official” Church compromised with a heretical Arianism philosophy, which regarded Jesus solely as a human agent while still proclaiming that Jesus sustained His place in the Holy Trinity. NOTE: The earliest Christians viewed birthday celebrations as heathen.

~ Robin Main

www.sapphirethroneministries.com
www.santa-tizing.com
www.mysticmentoring.com

Written December 14, 2016 – Sapphire Throne Ministries – Robin Main. Copyrighted – If you are going to copy this, please copy it right by giving attributions to this source. Blessings!

Originally published => https://www.facebook.com/SapphireThroneMinistries/photos/a.436008649804968.101323.436004819805351/1324918367580654/?type=3&theater

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RESOURCES:

Videos:
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• ROOTS OF CHRISTMAS => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvrVXjd-mm8

• WHERE CHRISTMAS COMES FROM => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INypfLsTaPw

• YULE LOVE CHRISTMAS => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qP5YJPmB0So

• BLAZING NEW WINE OF HANUKKAH – HISTORY PART I =>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdhOh4iRD6c

• BLAZING NEW WINE OF HANUKKAH – HISTORY PART II =>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-qVfQtUaKA

• SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS =>
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUWHUHLtHw4
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Articles:
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• BI-POLAR NATURE OF CHRISTMAS => http://wp.me/p158HG-9p

• WHERE CHRISTMAS COMES FROM – PART 1 => http://wp.me/p158HG-1t

• WHERE CHRISTMAS COMES FROM – PART 2 => http://wp.me/p158HG-2m

• JESUS NOT BORN DEC 25TH => http://wp.me/p158HG-nY

• WE THREE MAGI? => http://wp.me/p158HG-pi

• IDEAL CHRISTMAS HAS NEVER EXISTED =>
http://wp.me/p158HG-V

• YULETIDE TRADITION – KIDS IN CHARGE => http://wp.me/p158HG-3A

• YULE LOVE – REPEATING CHILDHOOD => http://wp.me/p158HG-iX
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Christmas-Hanukkah Articles organized by topic => http://www.santa-tizing.com/blog

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RESOURCES AVAILABLE:

Ascension Manual book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188511

• Understanding the Order of Melchizedek: Complete Series book => https://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Order-Melchizedek-Robin-Main/dp/0998598240/

 MEL GEL Study Guide book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188538/

• MEL GEL Study Guide: Volume 2 book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0998598232/

• Set of Hebrew Living Letter Flash Cards => https://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/flashcards

• Blazing New Wine of Hanukkah: Bridal Restoration of DNA book => https://www.amazon.com/Blazing-New-Wine-Hanukkah-Understanding-ebook/dp/B010MHNZMK/

• SANTA-TIZING: What’s wrong with Christmas and how to clean it up book => https://www.amazon.com/SANTA-TIZING-Whats-wrong-Christmas-clean/dp/1607911159/

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4 ABOMINATIONS DETERMINE DEGREE OF THE 4 FACES OF GOD

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“Son of man, do you see what they are doing … things that will drive Me far from My sanctuary?” (Ezekiel 8:6). Do you see? Do you want to see what drives God from His Dwelling Place – you? Do you want God to simply visit you? Or do you want to dwell with God?

The four idolatrous practices listed in Ezekiel 8:3-5, 9-12, 14, 16 originate in Babylon, and the Bible says that they are detestable to God. All four of these idolatrous practices have to do with pure worship. The fourth and most detestable practice in His eyes that drives Him far from His sanctuary maps to our modern-day Christmas: “So He brought me into the inner court of the LORD’s house; and there, at the door of the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs toward the temple of the LORD and their faces toward the east, and they were worshiping the sun toward the east” (Ezekiel 8:16 NKJV). These twenty-five or so men knew and loved the Lord; yet they still grievously bowed down to and worshiped the sun, whether they acknowledged the fact or not.

“About 25 men”… Usually Scripture doesn’t approximate, so what does “about 25” mean? ABOUT 25 is a Bible Code that’s communicating that IT’S ABOUT 25… IT’S ABOUT DECEMBER 25TH. Throughout antiquity, all sun gods across all cultures celebrated the sun gods’ birthday on the ancient winter solstice – December 25th – before the Roman shift in time. The Catholic Encyclopedia even documents that The Nativity or Mithra’s Winter Festival has a strong claim on our December 25th date. Never mind the fact that Constantine had the Vatican built atop the hill where the Mithra’s cult worshiped the sun. History records that it had become common practice in the fifth century for worshipers entering St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome to turn at the door, put their backs to the altar, and bow down to worship the rising sun.

Our Modern-day Christmas has two immediate predecessors:

[1] Christmas Day – Mithra’s Winter Festival call “The Nativity” or “The Nativity of the Sun,” or “The Nativity of the Unconquered Sun” (i.e. Sol Invictis)

[2] Christmas Season – Roman Saturnalia, which was the worship of pagan god Saturn. Did you know that the Golden Calf that Aaron fabricated represented the divinity of the ancient Chaldean God Saturn? Christmas is the Golden Calf.

The pagans in the fourth century recognized their own solar cults in the church’s adoption of the Nativity of the Unconquered Sun (Mithra’s Winter Festival). They recognized the church assimilation of their pagan practices in the orienting cathedrals to the east, worshiping on “sun day,” and celebrating the birth of the sun god deity at the Winter Solstice.

Yeshua told me: “Christmas will be the golden calf of America,” which means it’s idolatry in His eyes. The Lord has given each of us the responsibility to prepare a place for Him: “When He appears, we shall be like Him; for we shall see Him as He is. Everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure” (1 John 3:2-3). His shekinah glory cannot dwell where there is idolatry; therefore, His dwelling presence cannot, and will not, coexist with this golden calf we call Christmas. Idolatry is the crux that determines whether His shekinah glory will merely visit His people or dwell among them… and it is essential to lay down all idolatry to take on your cherubic nature, like Enoch did. If it’s your heart-of-hearts to participate in the fullness of God’s glorious Melchizedek and Bridal companies, you will have to pass through this fire.

The four abominations in Ezekiel chapter 8 that drive God’s Dwelling Presence far from His sanctuary actually map to the four faces of God (Melchizedek). To the degree that we compromise with the four abominations is the degree that we don’t operate in the fullness of the Cherubim Classification of the Order of Melchizedek.

Christmas Day is rooted in the sun god worship of Mithra (Mithraism). It is not a coincidence that the centerpiece of every Mithraeum was a sculptor of Mithras killing a sacred bull. The Worship of Mithra compromises the face of the ox – the Father – which the Cherubim (Corporate Order of Melchizedek) is supposed to operate in. The Pattern Son – Yeshua – descended and ascended to take captivity captive. Each Melchizedek Priest will have to bring this Christmas Worship issue before the Lord when they descend into the throne within, then once rectified they can ascend to re-establish the Face of the Ox (Father God) to be made whole.

Christmas is the ultimate crux for God’s Dwelling Presence that will determine if you will take on your cherubic nature, or not. And… you get to choose. In the Third Book of Enoch, we are told that the splendor of His Shekinah was on earth until the time of the generation of Enosh when they erected idols in every quarter of the world and brought bought down THE SUN, the moon, planets and constellations and placed them before their idols.

We know that the manifest dwelling presence of God (Shekinah) left the Christian church when the pagan holidays were assimilated into it. Historical proof is seen in the departure of daily miracles from among them. Scriptural proof is spelled out in Ezekiel 8-11. For more on this subject, please check out this video => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbEuq3Tz2Q8

NOTE: This article was posted originally in 11-06-2016, but FB deleted it. Reposting due to it being the first part of this article => https://santatizing.wordpress.com/2016/12/04/christmas-compromises-the-face-of-the-ox-the-crystal-clear-connection-to-the-new-jerusalem/. This time it will be posted on the https://santatizing.wordpress.com/ blog as well, so it won’t get lost so easily.

Give em heaven!!!

~ Robin Main

www.sapphirethroneministries.com
www.santa-tizing.com
www.mysticmentoring.com

Written December 5, 2016 – Sapphire Throne Ministries – Robin Main. Copyrighted – If you are going to copy this, please copy it right by giving attributions to this source. Blessings!

Originally published => https://www.facebook.com/SapphireThroneMinistries/photos/a.436008649804968.101323.436004819805351/1310709709001520/?type=3&theater

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RELATED ARTICLES & VIDEOS:

• The Feast #1 => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QbEuq3Tz2Q8

• CRUX FOR GOD’S DWELLING PRESENCE => http://wp.me/p158HG-Dx

• ROOTS OF CHRISTMAS => https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvrVXjd-mm8

• WHERE CHRISTMAS COMES FROM – PART 1 => http://wp.me/p158HG-1t

• WHERE CHRISTMAS COMES FROM – PART 2 => http://wp.me/p158HG-2m

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RESOURCES AVAILABLE:

Ascension Manual book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188511

• Understanding the Order of Melchizedek: Complete Series book => https://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Order-Melchizedek-Robin-Main/dp/0998598240/

 MEL GEL Study Guide book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188538/

• MEL GEL Study Guide: Volume 2 book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0998598232/

• Set of Hebrew Living Letter Flash Cards => https://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/flashcards

• Blazing New Wine of Hanukkah: Bridal Restoration of DNA book => https://www.amazon.com/Blazing-New-Wine-Hanukkah-Understanding-ebook/dp/B010MHNZMK/

• SANTA-TIZING: What’s wrong with Christmas and how to clean it up book => https://www.amazon.com/SANTA-TIZING-Whats-wrong-Christmas-clean/dp/1607911159/

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WHY DOES EASTER FALL A MONTH BEFORE PASSOVER THIS YEAR?

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I’ve had several people ask me why Easter is celebrated a month before Passover this year?

The church in Constantine’s day had a problem with the date of Easter due to their changing God’s set times and ways prescribed in Scripture. (See Daniel 7:25.) In Constantine’s effort to unify a divided empire, he forced the bishops at the Nicaea Council (325 AD) to resolve the Asian church difference in Easter from the Roman-African church, by declaring the Quartodeciman practice of the Asian church heretical..

Quartodeciman means the “fourteenth day.” The Asian Church in Constantine’s day lived by the Quartodecimen practice. They did as Jesus (Yeshua) and His first-century believers did, as defined in the Bible. They celebrated God’s perpetual (forever) holy feast of Passover (Pesach) on the 14th day of Nisan. Then they celebrated the Feast of First Fruits (Bikkurim) on the 17th of Nisan, which is the literal day that Yeshua rose from the dead.

Constantine’s practice of setting up a difference-obliterating universalism that swallowed up all religious distinctiveness in a triumphant religious man-based Christianity sided with the Roman-African practice of choosing the closest Sunday to the full-moon after the spring equinox as the day all Christian communities should celebrate Easter. Thus, Constantine and his compromising cohorts led the movement that no longer looked to Scripture as their last word. This was later affirmed by Pope Paul III when his council stipulated that Scripture be understood in light of Scripture.

Remember when Yeshua answered the Pharisees about why He did not walk in the tradition of the church elders, Yeshua declared: “Well did Isaiah prophesy of you hypocrites, as it is written: ‘This people honors Me with their lips, bt their heart is far from Me. And in vain they worship Me, Teaching as doctrines the commandments of men. For laying aside the commandment of God, you hold the tradition of men …’ He said to them, ‘ All too well you reject the commandment of God, that you may keep your tradition. … making the word of God of no effect through your tradition which you have handed down. And many such things you do.’” (Mark 7:6-9,13).

When Constantine’s Nicene Council declared the Quartodecimen practice heretical, they came against what God prescribed as perpetual in His eternal Word. The exact date that God establish His Passover Feast in order to call His people together at a certain time at a particular place in order to marry them was tweaked. Please note that Constantine was a sun god worshiper whose life showed no evidence of having accepted Christ’s salvation, and his setting the date of Easter the way he did and giving it the name “Easter” was done to include pagans, since the vernal equinox represents the rebirth of the sun. I go into all this in great depth in the Chapter 4 of my book 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. You can google how most pagans believe that the Babylonian fertility goddess Ishtar/Semiramis is the reason behind Easter. There many good reasons to believe this since she was believed to be resurrected from the dead in the Spring, and her consort was a hare (rabbit). Her symbol was the egg, which is believed to be the reason eggs are given on Easter. And I don’t even want to think about how eggs were originally colored by the sacrificed blood of infant children.

Back to our basic question… basically, the reason Easter is celebrated a month before Passover in 2016 is Easter is celebrated the first Sunday after the full moon after the spring equinox (solar-based calendar) while Passover begins on the first full moon of Nisan, which comes from a lunar (moon) based calendar.

There’s much more to this, but I will stop here and refer you to my book SANTA-TIZING if you want to learn more.

RESOURCE: SANTA-TIZING: What’s wrong with Christmas and how to clean it up book => http://www.amazon.com/SANTA-TIZING-Whats-wrong-Christmas-clean/dp/1607911159.

~ Robin Main

www.sapphirethroneministries.com
www.santa-tizing.com
www.mysticmentoring.com

Written March 26, 2016 – Sapphire Throne Ministries – Robin Main. Copyrighted – If you are going to copy this, please copy it right by giving attributions to this source.

Originally published => https://www.facebook.com/SapphireThroneMinistries/photos/a.436008649804968.101323.436004819805351/1069828603089633/?type=3&theater

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RESOURCES AVAILABLE:

Ascension Manual book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188511

• Understanding the Order of Melchizedek: Complete Series book => https://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Order-Melchizedek-Robin-Main/dp/0998598240/

 MEL GEL Study Guide book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188538/

• MEL GEL Study Guide: Volume 2 book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0998598232/

• Set of Hebrew Living Letter Flash Cards => https://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/flashcards

• Blazing New Wine of Hanukkah: Bridal Restoration of DNA book => https://www.amazon.com/Blazing-New-Wine-Hanukkah-Understanding-ebook/dp/B010MHNZMK/

• SANTA-TIZING: What’s wrong with Christmas and how to clean it up book => https://www.amazon.com/SANTA-TIZING-Whats-wrong-Christmas-clean/dp/1607911159/

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CRUX FOR GOD’S DWELLING PRESENCE

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In the beginning God created a pristine garden and a perfect man (Genesis 1:26). This perfect pre-fallen man was a tri-parti being: body, soul and spirit. His perfection was a body clothed in righteousness, a soul that housed the dwelling place of God, and a spirit that constantly communicated with his Creator. Take note, because His people are returning to this heavenly sweet spot, which is our primordial state AS IT WAS IN THE BEGINNING.

Let’s review the “cherubim” classification for the New Living Creature of Melchizedek before we go into how the shekinah glory (His Dwelling Presence) remains in you and me. Please refer to the TAKING ON COMMON UNION series: http://wp.me/p2k1dQ-i9.

Scripture tells us that CHERUBIM:

[1] Mark the spot for us returning to our pristine primeval state. They stand at the entrance of the Garden of Eden with a flaming sword which turns every way to keep the way to the Tree of Life (Gen. 3:24).

[2] Mark the Dwelling Place of God, because He “dwells between the cherubim” (Psa. 80:1). In God’s Dwelling Places that have been built here on earth (Tabernacle, Temple and the New Jerusalem), cherubim are the most frequently sculpted, engraved, & embroidered figures made according to a heavenly pattern given by the Lord Himself (Exo. 26:1, 26:31-33; 36:8, 36:35; 1 Kings 6:29-35; 2 Chron. 3:7).

[3] Carriers of God’s throne, which is the seat of His divine glory as well as His royal power (1 Chron. 28:18). Cherubim make up the foundation of His fiery chariot throne that bears God’s Kingdom here on earth (Dan. 7:9; Ezek. 1:22-28; 10:1). God’s royal priests set out for the goal of the high calling to become just like Yeshua — the High Priest of the eternal order of Melchizedek. His Melchizedek Company is the Messenger that will facilitate the kingdoms of this world becoming the kingdoms of our Lord, and His Christ (Rev. 11:15).

This is the context that is essential to understanding the requirements needed for the Lord’s special dwelling presence to stay. His shekinah literally requires holiness. People have tried to boil holiness down to a formula of dos and don’ts, but that will always miss the mark because holiness is a love issue. Doing what Scripture prescribes for holiness taps into the prerequisites for which God’s Presence can dwell among us, but we must always take into account that His people’s hearts must be totally engaged when we seek to lovingly obey Him.

Believers in the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob need to consider that the shekinah glory dwelt in the midst of Israel for generations: “The people of Israel. Theirs is the adoption of sons; theirs the divine glory…” (Rom. 9:4). First century believers understood the biblical holiness requirements, which facilitated God’s dwelling presence. When the Holy Spirit fell at Pentecost, the church experienced His manifest presence. They additionally sustained a multi-generational revival for more than three hundred years, because they understood how to live in God’s presence.

For the church to sustain His awe-filled presence today, we need to accurately grasp His minimum requirements for purity and their relevant application in our lives. Please let us learn from history, so we don’t repeat it. God’s dwelling presence departed from the Christian church when the pagan holidays were assimilated into it. Historical proof is seen in the departure of daily miracles from among them. Scriptural proof is spelled out in Ezekiel 8-11. We are not going into this passage in detail today. Please note, as you personally read it that God’s presence slowly and sorrowfully departed, for He longs for His people to repent so His presence may return or remain.

“Son of man, do you see what they are doing … things that will drive Me far from My sanctuary?” (Ezekiel 8:6). The four idolatrous practices listed in Ezekiel 8:3-5, 9-12, 14, 16 originated in Babylon, and the Bible says that they are detestable to God. BTW – These all have to do with pure worship. Today, we will only peek at the fourth and most detestable practice in His eyes that drives Him far from His sanctuary: “So He brought me into the inner court of the LORD’s house; and there, at the door of the temple of the LORD, between the porch and the altar, were about twenty-five men with their backs toward the temple of the LORD and their faces toward the east, and they were worshiping the sun toward the east” (Ezekiel 8:16 NKJV).

The fourth and most detestable practice was performed in the inner court of the house of the Lord between the porch and the altar. The inner court symbolizes those who are intimately acquainted with God. The porch is a place of traversing back and forth. It can be akin to a heaven and earth connection. The altar was a platform of sacrificial worship, where worshipers endeavored to meet with their God. So these twenty-five or so men, who were bowing down to the sun with their backs toward the temple of the Lord, were His close companions. They were people who knew and loved the Lord; yet they still grievously bowed down to and worshiped the sun, whether they acknowledged the fact or not.

It is not until Ezekiel 9:3 that the departure of God’s presence begins. His shekinah glory moves over His fiery chariot throne – a set apart remnant of His people. Then, His shekinah glory is carried by the Living Creature from the inner court to the threshold of His sanctuary. The Lord hesitates there to see if His people will notice His leaving. Will they repent and welcome His manifest presence back? He waits, then in Ezekiel 10:19 God’s glory moves further away to the eastern gate. He waits again. His people still won’t repent of their idolatry, so God’s shekinah glory moves out of Jerusalem (the city of our God) across the Kidron Valley to the Mount of Olives (Ezekiel 11:23). Then God waits again for the people to turn from their idols. Where’s does Scripture say that the Lord will return? The Mount of Olives both spiritually and physically (Zechariah 14:4).

The pagans in the fourth century recognized their own solar cults in the church’s adoption of the Nativity of the Unconquered Sun (Mithra’s Winter Festival). They recognized the church assimilation of their pagan practices in the orienting cathedrals to the east, worshiping on “sun day,” and celebrating the birth of the sun god deity at the Winter Solstice. Throughout antiquity, all sun gods across all cultures celebrated their birthday on the ancient winter solstice – December 25th – before the Roman shift in time. The Catholic Encyclopedia even documents that the Nativity or Mithra’s Winter Festival has a strong claim on our December 25th date. Never mind the fact that Constantine had the Vatican built atop the hill where the Mithras cult worshiped the sun. History records that it had become common practice in the fifth century for worshipers entering St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome to turn at the door, put their backs to the altar, and bow down to worship the rising sun. See Ezekiel 8:16.

When the Lord says that “Christmas will be the golden calf of America,” He is telling us that it is idolatry in His eyes. The Lord has given each of us the responsibility to prepare a place for Him: “Everyone who has this hope in Him purifies himself, just as He is pure” (1 John 3:3). His shekinah glory cannot dwell where there is idolatry; therefore, His dwelling presence can not, and will not, coexist with this golden calf we call Christmas. Idolatry is the crux that determines whether His shekinah glory will merely visit His people or dwell among them. If it’s your heart-of-hearts to be part of Yah’s glorious Melchizedek and Bridal companies, you will have to pass through this fire.

~Robin Main

www.sapphirethroneministries.com
www.santa-tizing.com
www.mysticmentoring.com

Written December 10, 2013 – Sapphire Throne Ministries – Robin Main. Copyrighted – If you are going to copy this, please copy it right by giving attributions to this source.

Originally published => https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=595135333892298&set=a.436008649804968.101323.436004819805351&type=1&theater

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For more historically and Scripturally accurate information on the Golden Calf of Christmas, please check out:

[1] MY PERSONAL TESTIMONY – http://wp.me/p158HG-4E

[2] WHERE CHRISTMAS COMES FROM – http://wp.me/p158HG-1t & http://wp.me/p158HG-2m

[3] BI-POLAR NATURE OF CHRISTMAS – http://wp.me/p158HG-9p

[4] THE LAND OF MERCHANTS – http://wp.me/p158HG-jF

[5] NORTH POLE GOING SOUTH? – http://wp.me/p158HG-kH

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RESOURCES AVAILABLE:

Ascension Manual book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188511

• Understanding the Order of Melchizedek: Complete Series book => https://www.amazon.com/Understanding-Order-Melchizedek-Robin-Main/dp/0998598240/

 MEL GEL Study Guide book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188538/

• MEL GEL Study Guide: Volume 2 book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0998598232/

• Set of Hebrew Living Letter Flash Cards => https://www.sapphirethroneministries.com/flashcards

• Blazing New Wine of Hanukkah: Bridal Restoration of DNA book => https://www.amazon.com/Blazing-New-Wine-Hanukkah-Understanding-ebook/dp/B010MHNZMK/

• SANTA-TIZING: What’s wrong with Christmas and how to clean it up book => https://www.amazon.com/SANTA-TIZING-Whats-wrong-Christmas-clean/dp/1607911159/

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GOLDEN GATE OF MIRACLES

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An Ancient Golden Gate of Thanksgiving and Awe has been prepared for this special season of lights, miracles and dedicating our temples to walk as Yeshua (Jesus) did. For those who choose to enter into Chanukah, there’s a greater grace given to become one with Him, as His pure and spotless Bride, as well as it being a door to a life that’s full of signs, wonders and miracles. If you need a creative miracle, it can be found in the Winter One-dear-land where Yeshua walked in Solomon’s Colonnade.

The name “Feast of Miracles” is another term for Chanukah. When anyone asks why a Christian would celebrate Chanukah, the simplest and most direct answer is that Yeshua did. “Jesus gave them this answer: ‘I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by Himself; he can do only what He sees His Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does’” (John 5:19). So when Yeshua celebrated Chanukah on earth, significantly, His Heavenly Father participated also. Stop and really think about that. Our precious Heavenly Father not only approved of Chanukah, but joined in the festivities. In fact, the days of Chanukah were designated as festivals of praise and thanksgiving, because the His people recognized the annual return of the same kind of spiritual force that resulted in the original miracle.

The only direct reference to Chanukah in Scripture is John 10:22-23: “Then came the Feast of Dedication at Jerusalem. It was winter and Jesus was in the temple area walking in Solomon’s Colonnade.” Not only is Chanukah called the Feast of Miracles, but it’s also called the Feast of Lights and Feast of Dedication. Today, we are zeroing in on MIRACLES.

Jesus walked in Solomon’s Colonnade during the feast of Chanukah declaring His miraculous works plainly revealed that He was the Messiah. Israel’s priests had previously concluded that when they heard the testimony of someone being healed of the incurable disease of leprosy, it would be an obvious sign of the Messiah… that He had come. And not only that, but the Messiah would also restore the sight of someone born blind. The lame born lame would walk. When John the Baptist asked Jesus: Are you the One? Yeshua sent back the message: Tell John the blind see, the leper is cleansed, the lame walk and the captives are set free (Matthew 11:4-5). These and even greater works believers are still called to do.

How many of these miracles happen today? How many have you personally seen? DID YOU KNOW THAT THE CHURCH, UNIVERSALLY, WAS A SUPERNATURAL COMMUNITY PRIOR TO THE PAGAN FEAST BEING INTEGRATED INTO THE CHURCH’S CALENDAR? We’ll go into how the assimilation of pagan feasts mixed the holy with the profane in God’s eyes and moved His manifest dwelling presence (evidenced by miracles) from His Sanctuary in a future post. For now, simply note that the first recorded evidence of Christmas actually taking place on December 25th isn’t found until the time of Constantine in 336 A.D.

For the first 300 years, nothing resembling Christmas existed in the Christian Church’s calendar. The Church followed the pattern established by the apostles. They experienced a life and a power the world could not comprehend. Christ’s Church, in its primal form, celebrated the Lord’s Feasts. Daily, even several times a day, miracles occurred. Jesus set precedence when He walked in Solomon’s Colonnade during the Feast of Miracles declaring the miracles done by God’s kingdom had come upon them.

Significantly, Solomon’s Colonnade was not only the place associated with miracles, but it was also the place ALL the believers met (Acts 5:12). It’s the place where His apostles performed many miracles, signs, and wonders among the people (Acts 3:11); but one might miss this fact, because Solomon’s Colonnade was on the east side of God’s Temple and sometimes the writers of Scripture referred to the Eastern Gate instead of Solomon’s Colonnade. Just like Chanukah, the Eastern Gate of Jerusalem has three names: [1] Eastern Gate, [2] Beautiful Gate, and [3] Golden Gate. This is the place where Yeshua returns: “For just as the lightning come from the east, and flashes even to the west, so shall the coming of the Son of Man be (Matt. 24:27 NASB). I believe this is a picture for us now spiritually with a future physical manifestation of Yeshua returning as well.

Recall that there’s a flaming sword, which turns every which way, to keep the way to the Tree of Life (Gen. 3:24). The flame of the sword alludes to lightning coming from the east and from His throne (Rev. 4:5). This flaming sword is the All-Consuming Fire who’s name is the Word of God that is truly able to as judge the thoughts and intents of our heart (Heb. 4:12).

Now is the time to open up our ancient golden gates, so the King of Glory can come in (Psa. 24:7). This is the Kingdom Day to worship God His way. This is the Kingdom Day where His set apart people will cleanse their temples, and will operate in signs, wonders and miracles as a result. God’s people need to first deal with the mixture that was brought into the church that cut it off from its holy and pure connection to its power supply. If you want to be part of His pure and spotless Bride and operate in her naturally supernatural state, you will have to pass through His gateway of awe that rids us of all mixture in His sight.

~ Robin Main

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Written November 30, 2013 – Sapphire Throne Ministries – Robin Main. Copyrighted – If you are going to copy this, please copy it right by giving attributions to this source.

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CHANUKAH DEVOTION FOR NIGHT 4:

Yeshua walked in Solomon’s Colonnade during the Feast of Miracles declaring the miracles done by God’s kingdom had come upon them. All the passages that speak of Solomon’s Colonnade tell us it’s a place of miracles and where all believers met.

Solomon’s Colonnade is also called Solomon’s Porch. It was built by Solomon on the east side of the temple. From this side, the glory is supposed to fill God’s temple. A porch or portico is a covered area adjoining an entrance to a building and usually has a separate roof. Spiritually speaking, it represents the place where a believer already has entered the temple (i.e., a relationship with God), but not the building (i.e., become a permanent dwelling place for God). I believe that the celebration of Chanukah holds several keys for end-time believers.

Chanukah is celebrated in winter when things look asleep, just as all ten virgins in Matthew 25 were asleep because “the Bridegroom was a long time in coming” (Matt. 25:5). By the way, both the wise and foolish virgins are representative of believers.

DISCUSSION: Please select how you’d like to involve others (there’s freedom to do whatever the Spirit leads):

[1] Discuss what it means to walk with Yeshua in Solomon’s Colonnade in the winter.

[2] How would you like to see miracles manifest through Christ in you?

[3] What are your thought about Solomon’s Colonnade being the place where all believers meet?

CHANUKAH LIGHTING CEREMONY – http://www.santa-tizing.com/H2H_-_Blessing_for_Lighting_the_Candles.pdf

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If you’d like to learn a little more about HIS WINTER ONE-DER-LAND, please refer to:

[1] WINTER ONE-DER-LAND – http://wp.me/p158HG-aH

[2] WALKING IN A WINTER ONE-DER-LAND – http://wp.me/p158HG-gN

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 MEL GEL Study Guide book => https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578188538/

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• Blazing New Wine of Hanukkah: Bridal Restoration of DNA book => https://www.amazon.com/Blazing-New-Wine-Hanukkah-Understanding-ebook/dp/B010MHNZMK/

• SANTA-TIZING: What’s wrong with Christmas and how to clean it up book => https://www.amazon.com/SANTA-TIZING-Whats-wrong-Christmas-clean/dp/1607911159/ was written to fulfill a vow made to Yeshua’s face to tell the Christian Church that “Christmas will be the Golden Calf of America.” It took 10 years of full-time research, a golden scribe angel and the Spirit’s leading to unearthing His Truth in the sands of time. It covers every argument that you have ever heard about Christmas.

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