Interpretation of Summoned
   
 
by Lee Y. Martin, Ph.D.,© 1999
   
Foreword
The reason it has taken so long to release this vision is because there have been some major changes in my life.
 
  I sold my business and my home and am now as it were on the wings of an Eagle expecting to soar to heights wherein I have never been. As I finish my life's course, and being rooted for the greater part of it, it is exhilarating yet awesomely sobering to walk in faith without a place to call your own not knowing where the Lord is leading. This is the true meaning of getting out of one's comfort zone. I now have a real sense of how Abraham felt when he left his home and country at a ripe age to follow God.
 
Visions and Interpretations Have Schedules Born of the Lord
 

When Jeannette told me of this dream, I immediately knew its interpretation, which is not always the case. If the Lord authors interpretations of dreams, visions, and the Word, then it logically falls under His jurisdiction to decide when the interpretation of whatever comes forth. Sometimes the understanding of a portion of Scripture or the meaning of a prophetic utterance cannot be obtained for lack of knowledge of something else.  Building an edifice requires prioritization of progression in placement of parts, beginning with the foundation and moving upward. Optimal timing is of essence in learning and development. A third floor is dependent upon a second, which is dependent upon a first, which is dependent upon a foundation. Time and discipline in the growth of anything cannot be obviated (i.e., bypassed). It typically takes three to five times longer to teach preschoolers to read as it does six- or seven-year-old children because the optimal time for learning to read has not been reached. The maturation factor plays a big role in child development. Forcing a child to do something he or she is not ready for can cause deviant behavior, and this is unfortunate when it happens. But fortunately or unfortunately, as a tree is bent, so grows the tree.

How can one be upright in heart by bending the basics and abridging truth? Removing old landmarks and skirting spiritual issues guarantee a leaning, wobbly structure, which cannot stand the winds of strange doctrine. Paul warns:

  Eph 4:14
  14 That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive;

We must depend upon the Holy Spirit, for He will reveal spiritual things at precisely the right time. In concert with the maturation process in child development, a prophet's revelations can be quickly grasped or delayed for a short time or even centuries. Daniel's entire prophetic book is an example of the latter because Daniel himself never understood it.

  Da 8:27
  27 And I Daniel fainted, and was sick certain days; afterward I rose up, and did the king's business; and I was astonished at the vision, but none understood it. KJV1
  Da 12:9
  9 And he said, Go thy way, Daniel: for the words (of his book) are closed up and sealed till the time of the end.

Contrast the above reference to Daniel's whole book being an enigma to him with the following where only a few hours overnight was requisite to receive a dream's interpretation:

 
  Da 2:16
  16 Then Daniel went in, and desired of the king that he would give him time, and that he would shew the king the interpretation.
  Da 2:19
  19 Then was the secret revealed unto Daniel in a night vision. Then Daniel blessed the God of heaven.
  Da 2:23
  23 I thank thee, and praise thee, O thou God of my fathers, who hast given me wisdom and might, and hast made known unto me now what we desired of thee: for thou hast now made known unto us the king's matter.  

It was only a 24-hour period before the interpretation came. Now consider the following Scripture which illustrates the possibility of immediate interpretations of complex riddles:

  Da 4:18-19
 

18 This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Now thou, O Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation thereof, forasmuch as all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known unto me the interpretation: but thou art able; for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee.

19 Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was astonied for one hour, and his thoughts troubled him. The king spake, and said, Belteshazzar, let not the dream, or the interpretation thereof, trouble thee. Belteshazzar answered and said, My lord, the dream be to them that hate thee, and the interpretation thereof to thine enemies.

   
  Note that in verse 19 Daniel was astonished and his thoughts troubled him. This is in keeping with what we read in Jeannette's account of being summoned, for she was also astonished and bewildered about what she saw. Is not this the same thing? If you will recall, some of the earlier visions on this website spoke about her being confused and sick over experiencing death, destruction, and perilous events.
Daniel (dan) Hebrew: Dan "he judged", one of the prophets Michelangelo depicted in his famed frescoes for the Vatican's Sistine Chapel
 

It is my opinion that Daniel was astonished because he knew the meaning of the dream but did not know how to reveal the awful disclosure of the king's prognosticated lunacy predicament whereby he would be a victim of demon possession in which a human takes on the characteristics and/or behavior of an animal, an illness known in some circles as zoanthropy. Correspondingly, sometimes when the Lord reveals an interpretation to me, I too feel a sense of repugnance at what must be said to the church ensuing from its disclosure.

An example of a short delay in conceptual meaning of a prophetic utterance is found in the New Testament. When Peter had a trance vision that presaged the Gentile Pentecost, he did not have its significance until the doors of admission into the family of God were actually opened to the Gentiles. Three times he saw a sheet holding all manner of animals, clean and unclean, descend from heaven and three times he heard God command him to eat (Acts 10:11-16). Its unraveling came several days after Peter had traveled to the Roman centurion's house. (Acts 10:20ff with 11:14-16). "Now while Peter doubted within himself what this vision which he had seen should mean..." (10:17)..."While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him..." (10:19)..."Then remembered I the word of the Lord" (11:16). When recanting the story of his vision to the elders in Jerusalem, Peter said that he remembered, subsequently, what the Lord had previously shown him while in a trance state.

So we find that each visitation of the Lord has a set time to come forth and its disclosure schedule depends upon Divine timing as well. Neither Jeannette nor I can cause a message or its interpretation to come forth. Furthermore, we do not try to engage mystic encounters because we know the dangers associated with seeking them and that revelatory matters are as the Spirit wills (1 Corinthians 12:11).

 
Background: The Dream
 
  Da 4:10-19
 

10 Thus were the visions of mine head in my bed; I saw, and behold a tree in the midst of the earth, and the height thereof was great.

11 The tree grew, and was strong, and the height thereof reached unto heaven, and the sight thereof to the end of all the earth:

12 The leaves thereof were fair, and the fruit thereof much, and in it was meat for all: the beasts of the field had shadow under it, and the fowls of the heaven dwelt in the boughs thereof, and all flesh was fed of it.

13 I saw in the visions of my head upon my bed, and, behold, a watcher and an holy one came down from heaven;

14 He cried aloud, and said thus, Hew down the tree, and cut off his branches, shake off his leaves, and scatter his fruit: let the beasts get away from under it, and the fowls from his branches:

15 Nevertheless leave the stump of his roots in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts in the grass of the earth:

16 Let his heart be changed from man's, and let a beast's heart be given unto him; and let seven times pass over him.

17 This matter is by the decree of the watchers, and the demand by the word of the holy ones: to the intent that the living may know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will, and setteth up over it the basest of men.

18 This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen. Now thou, O Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation thereof, forasmuch as all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known unto me the interpretation: but thou art able; for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee.

  The Interpretation
 
  Dan 4:20,22-28
 

20 The tree that thou sawest,

22 It is thou, O king, that art grown and become strong: for thy greatness is grown, and reacheth unto heaven, and thy dominion to the end of the earth.

23 And whereas the king saw a watcher and an holy one coming down from heaven, and saying, Hew the tree down, and destroy it; yet leave the stump of the roots thereof in the earth, even with a band of iron and brass, in the tender grass of the field; and let it be wet with the dew of heaven, and let his portion be with the beasts of the field, till seven times pass over him;

24 This is the interpretation, O king, and this is the decree of the most High, which is come upon my lord the king:

25 That they shall drive thee from men, and thy dwelling shall be with the beasts of the field, and they shall make thee to eat grass as oxen, and they shall wet thee with the dew of heaven, and seven times shall pass over thee, till thou know that the most High ruleth in the kingdom of men, and giveth it to whomsoever he will.

26 And whereas they commanded to leave the stump of the tree roots; thy kingdom shall be sure unto thee, after that thou shalt have known that the heavens do rule.

27 Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness, and thine iniquities by shewing mercy to the poor; if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.

28 All this came upon the king Nebuchadnezzar.

   
 

The above passage of Scripture immediately came to mind when Jeannette told me about being summoned to heaven, which is the reason I knew its meaning right away. The key to the interpretation of this vision is the word "watcher." Who are "the watchers" and what were they demanding? Why was Jeannette summoned and for what reason? Was it for the purpose of exposing a Jezebel in the church? Or is there a deeper hidden sense? Whoever the watchers are, the Bible indicates that they are working on behalf of God Almighty because there was issued a decree from heaven for the express purpose of informing the king and his constituents that God is on His throne, in control, and nothing happens without His approval. Circumstances may occur that are not pleasing to Him, but He is never surprised. He has given free will to men and has ordained that evil will run its course.

"I form the light and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the Lord do all these things" (Isaiah 45:7). Does this imply that God authors evil? God forbid. I personally believe it speaks to His willingness to allow evil and furthermore, these things exist because they are essentially opposites. A positive presupposes a negative. Light apriori defines darkness. Free will presumes the possibility of evil. We learn from 2 Peter 3:9 that "The Lord is...not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance." If it isn't His will, why do some perish? It is because they have free wills and choose to go to hell. Those who perish will not repent (choose not to) of their sins and look to the Savior of all men, Jesus Christ of Nazareth, the only source of salvation from sin's consequences: "I, even I, am the Lord; and besides me there is no savior" (Isaiah 43:11); "There is none other name under heaven given among men whereby we must be saved" (Acts 4:12); and, "...Except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish" (Luke 13:3,5). Thus we learn that many things happen by permission of God while others occur because it is divinely decreed.

GHERARDUCCI, Don Silvestro dei Gradual from Santa Maria degli Angeli (Folio 32v) c. 1370 Bibliothèque Public et Universitaire, Geneva

The Watchers

Who are the "watchers" in Daniel's book? We learn from the context of the passage that they were holy ones who had come down from heaven to proclaim the decree of the Lord. Strong writes that "holy one" -- "qaddyish" -- stems from an Aramaic 2 root word meaning to be clean or sacred.

 
 

Therefore, we can deduce that these watchers are good angels working for the Lord. "Watcher" connotes the opening of the eyes, to be awake or alert in order to see everything. Its Aramaic root means to be made bare or naked. What a fit to Jeannette's night vision! Although she was repulsed, everything was bared to Jeannette as it was recorded. Strong's Concordance denotes these beings as guardian angels probably because they were extremely alert as they watched and feverishly wrote all things down on the pages of their golden books. From the nomenclature of guardian angel we can legitimately surmise that these angels guard something. What is it? Are they guarding people as they make decisions, or, are they protecting God's eternal counsel and decrees?

  Jer 23:20
  20 The anger of the LORD shall not return, until he have executed, and till he have performed the thoughts of his heart: in the latter days ye shall consider it perfectly.
  Jer 1:12
  12 Then said the LORD unto me, Thou hast well seen: for I will hasten my word to perform it.
  Isa 46:10
  10 Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient times the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all my pleasure:

From the above passages we see that God watches over His Word, His counsel and His will, to perform it. I submit that the role of the "watcher" angels is to protect God's Word and see that it comes to pass. They were recording every word and action putting it in a book in order to make sure that God's counsel in His Word is never compromised nor found a lie. I also submit that the half dozen angels Jeannette noticed were exemplary of court recorders tediously writing the details of each action as it is performed by men and every word they utter. Did not Jesus say that every idle word shall be brought into judgment (Matthew 12:36)? Every person has a watcher or guardian angel and perhaps even two, one holy and one demonic. Both record every thought as well as act, which must be brought into judgment. In modern terminology, these watchers are reconnaissance angels assigned to accurately report earthly events to the heavenly court. I am sure that Satan has his investigative angels as well:

  Rev 12:10
  10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night.

Clearly from the above, we can adduce there is a heavenly court where Satan accuses believers of wrong doing constantly. This presumes his scouting angels also record our behavior for the purpose of developing a case against us at every opportunity. Jerome writes that the book of Enoch and other apocryphal writings speak of good and bad angels that watch and slumber not. Also Peter noted that angels desire to look into happenings upon the earth (1 Peter 1:12). Because the Holy Spirit explicitly explained in the Daniel passage that the decree was from the "holy ones," we can infer that there are unholy ones too.

Since the decree came by demand of the holy ones, does that mean they determine men's fate? I don't think so. "...God is the judge: he putteth down one, and setteth up another" (Psalm 75:7). The Bible says that His angels are all ministering spirits sent forth to minister for His heirs (Hebrews 1:14) and for God. They fulfill His commands and do His pleasure (Psalm 103:20,21). Therefore, these watchers were merely making known -- through their pronouncement in the dream -- God's decreed divine judgment on King Nebuchadnezzar for his consummate pride. In essence, they were carrying out God's orders to watch over His Word to perform it (Isaiah 64;10). "A man's pride shall bring him low, but honor shall uphold the humble in spirit" (Proverbs 29:23). The Scriptures are replete with warnings about pride going before a fall, and indeed, the King fell to the depths of degradation because his pride was born of unsurpassing arrogance in thinking his kingdom was of his own making. His pride in crushing the Assyrian Empire and accumulating enormous wealth had become so rock hard that it took a worst case scenario to break it.

 

The Vision's Double Meaning

Meaning #1

 

Judgment Coming: One of the purposes of this visitation by the Lord was to alert believers that every work we engage in, every word we speak, every decision we make with its hidden motivation is recorded and shall be judged. It will be made manifest in the day of reconciling all accounts in the heavenly court. There is the Bema Seat of Christ for judging believers and the Great White Throne for judging unbelievers.

  Ecc 12:14
  14 For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

This Scripture refers to all people everywhere, believers as well as unbelievers.

 
The Bema Seat Judgement
 

The Bema seat of Christ is why Paul urged Christians to work out their salvation with fear and trembling (Ephesians 6:5; Philippians 2:12),

  2Co 5:10
  10 For we must all appear before the judgment seat (Greek = Bema) of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body, according to that he hath done, whether it be good or bad.

We know that this Bema Seat is for believers only because in this passage Paul was addressing born again people in the Corinthian church. No believer escapes this tribunal. In the vision given to Jeannette, the woman whose life was exposed was considered by Jeannette to be a devout Christian. Indeed, the host angel told her that the woman was her "dark sister" implying that she had at one time accepted Christ as her Savior. Therefore, we can assume that she was a Christian who had fallen from the truth and was in a backslidden condition, not a spiritual harlot masquerading as a true Christian. Regardless of her eternal spiritual status, the situation spoke to heart motivation, and the dark demons stood for unseen, undetectable intentions underlying her prayer objectives. In a few words, her motives were impure.

This dream confirms what we know about God not seeing as man sees. God does not look on outward appearances but rather on men's hearts, "...for the LORD seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the LORD looketh on the heart" (Samuel 16:7). The overwhelming implication here is that men will be judged according to the veiled desires of their heart, which ought to give us all pause for soul searching before praying.

  Rev 20:11-13
 

11 And I saw a great white throne, and him that sat on it, from whose face the earth and the heaven fled away; and there was found no place for them.

12 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books (plural) were opened: and another book (singular) was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books (plural), according to their works.

13 And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.

 
The Great White Throne
 

Here is the Great White Throne Judgment and it's for unbelievers. This occurs after the destruction of the former heaven and earth that Satan corrupted and before the creation of a new heaven and earth for the family of God. This quote confirms that there will be an annihilation of the former things followed by judgment of all the earth's populace since Adam according to that which the watchers have recorded. Peter also spoke of the destruction of the earth and judgment to follow in his second epistle. Hear his account with my running commentary:

  2Pe 3:10-18
 

10 But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which (during the time span of the day of the Lord) the heavens shall pass away with a great noise (at the end of the day, i.e., the millenium), and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up.

11 Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness (because judgment follows as foretold in Revelation 20:11),

12 Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall be dissolved, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat? (The Great White Throne judgment trails the dissolution of the universe.)

13 Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.

14 Wherefore, beloved, seeing that ye look for such things, be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace (that is peace with God having received His offer of salvation), without spot, and blameless (having been washed in the blood of Jesus).

15 And account that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation (He is longsuffering because of unbelief); even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him hath written unto you;

16 As also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things (i.e., judgment will follow our entrance into eternity regardless of our position in Christ); in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction. (Being ignorant of Scripture can be costly.)

17 Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness. (It is possible to end one's life having fallen from the faith whereby he or she was saved.)

18 But grow in grace, and in the knowledge of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and for ever. Amen.

 

According to the above passage a believer can lose his position in Christ by allowing himself to be led away by error. Whether or not this lost position connotes loss of salvation or just of rewards is not clear from Jeannette's vision. Hence, we shall sidestep that issue. What is clear is that everyone will come into judgment be they saved or lost. A serious error matriculating through the body of Christ is that a few believers will become manifested sons of God right here on earth before coming to the Bema seat for judgment. This does not compute with the Word of God. Paul teaches that "every man's work shall be made manifest; for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall try every man's work of what sort it is" (1 Corinthians 3:13). Is not this what was alluded to in this night vision? Did not Jeannette view a movie of a supposedly earnest, sincere Christian whose heart was revealed as being dark? If the person was a bonafide born again Christian, the revelation which the Holy Spirit would have us receive is that no matter who you are or how pious and devout you seem, man's heart is wicked, deceptive, depraved and unable to discern truth from error without the help of the Spirit.

 
 

Without the Spirit's work in breaking our prideful hearts none of us would be able to stand the heat of fire in the judgment. The Bible teaches that "the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it" (Jeremiah 17:9)? Given that the person whose life was exposed was a believer, the vision was prearranged for the purpose of showing that even the most genuine believers are at best duped and at worst backslidden and lost. Peter warns us to beware lest we fall from our own stedfastness and not to be led away with the error of the wicked. He tells us in the next verse that the only way to keep from it is to grow in the knowledge of our Lord (2 Peter 3:17,18), which comes through study of the Word. "Study to show thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth" (2 Timothy 2:15).

Jesus is Judge: According to the above Scriptures whenever people persist in rebelling against God's will, they will eventually pay the price. Jesus said, "...every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment" (Matthew 12:36). What a sobering thought. Sooner or later the Piper will be paid. Did not Jeannette witness every act of her dark sister whether it was good or bad? The prophetess felt ill at ease at witnessing such things. Jesus also said, "I can of mine own self do nothing, as I hear I judge" (John 5:30). I believe that He too will be ill at ease and in anguish at having to sentence people to hell. I have read reports from experts who have searched the Scriptures and who say that Jesus warned of hell many, many more times than He spoke of heaven. One extreme account reported that for every time He mentions heaven, He mentions hell thirteen times. Was not warning men about judgment and paying their IOUs for them what He came to do? "...Blotting out the handwriting of ordinances (IOUs) that was against us, which was contrary to us, and took it out of the way, nailing it to his cross..." (Colossians 2:14). He said He came to save men (John 12:47).

From these teachings which are in keeping with Jeannette's vision, the implication is that Jesus will be presented a video tape, or an equivalent script of each one's life, and as He views it, He judges. Furthermore, "(His) judgment is just because (He) seek(s) not (His) own will, but the will of the Father which hath sent (Him)" (John 5:30). In other words He is going to protect the integrity of His Father and make doubly sure that the Father's will, which is written in the Holy Bible, is achieved and not compromised. Whoever refuses to accept Jesus' work on the cross as payment for their sins will have to assume payment themselves with the death and forfeiture of their own lives. Why? Because this was the plan of a sovereign God.

   
GUERCINO Christ Crowned with Thorns c. 1622 Szépmûvészeti Múzeum, Budapest
Nullification of Judgment: We have seen that Jesus nailed our IOUs to His cross which means they have been paid and we don't have to pay them. The Bible says that "He is the propitiation for sins, and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world" (1 John 2:2). Propitiation means God's holiness is satisfied and his integrity kept in tact. Therefore, Jesus satisfied God's righteous judgment on sin for everyone. This gives legitimacy to the claim by some that sins will not be mentioned in the judgment. What then are the watchers recording? These teachers say it is our righteous deeds, and the harder we work for salvation, the deeper in debt we go.  
   
 
  Rom 4:1-5
 

1 What shall we say then that Abraham our father, as pertaining to the flesh, hath found?

2 For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God.

3 For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness.

4 Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt.

5 But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.

Abraham had good works upon which he could stand before God (so did Job) but they constituted mere human good, which lack the equity needed to cleanse sin and satisfy an absolutely holy God's decree of judgment and justice. To fellowship with God our good works must equate to His and that notion won't fly as we shall see later. Moreover, it gets worse when the truth comes out. Verse 4 above declares that the person who works is not rewarded with grace, but of debt. The more one works for salvation, the more in debt one gets, and, the deeper the grave he is digging for himself. No matter how hard we try, our righteous deeds will never be righteous enough to fellowship with absolute Holiness because all we can produce is relative righteousness. You say you don't murder? Well, I don't steal. You say you don't cheat? Well, I don't lie. You say you don't covet? I feed the poor. You say you visit the sick? I fast and pray twice a week. What a dilemma! No matter how good you are, someone else can top you. This is why salvation must be by grace through faith alone, and "that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast" (Ephesians 2:8,9).

Whether or not you agree that sins will not be mentioned in the judgment does not affect the fact that there will be a review of our lives there, we will give account of our deeds, as the Spirit warns through this night vision of Jeannette. Given that a person rejects God's gift of salvation through the blood of Jesus, Revelation 20 declares that those dead unbelievers will be judged according to their works. The moment we take Jesus as our savior we are saved from God's righteous wrath on sin. He forgives our trespasses and sins, and we become heirs to eternal life. Moreover, we are translated out of the spiritual world of darkness into the light of God's eternal Kingdom.

  Col 1:13-14
 

13 Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son:

14 In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:

Redemption means that we are no longer slaves to Satan and our sins are no longer accounted to us. They were "blotted out." Our slate is clean. "...Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool" (Isaiah 1:18). Folks, this is grace. The film of our lives being recorded by the watcher angels ought to have our sins on it, but since Jesus paid the price to buy our redemption, the film negatives became His with our transference into His Kingdom. All who choose to accept God's offer of eternal life through His plan of redemption have Jesus' untainted righteousness accounted to them making them fit to fellowship with a holy God. "...He hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin, that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him" (2 Corinthians 5:21). Jesus blotted out our sins so that no trace of them will be able to surface at the judgment seat so long as we stand stedfast in Christ (Hebrews 3:6,14). He holds the negatives, and as God He said He would not remember our sins forever:

  Isa 43:25
  25 I, even I, am he that blotteth out thy transgressions for mine own sake, and will not remember thy sins.  

How could anyone pass up an opportunity like that in order to stand on his own merits in the judgment, for God views our righteousnesses as filthy rags (Isaiah 64:6). Moreover, the film of a seemingly "righteous sister" decreed to be a "dark sister" in this night vision supports the idea that our righteous deeds are black. Another concept contained in the above is the concept that God forgives our trespasses not because we are worthy of forgiveness but because He promised to forgive anyone who asks for forgiveness. His integrity is on the line. Prior to the law God winked at sin (Acts 17:30) because where no law exists, there is no transgression (Romans 4:15). After God's law was put in writing, however, He made provision for trespassing it, in that,

  Lev 6:2,6-7
 

2 ...If a soul sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD...,

6 ...he shall bring his trespass offering unto the LORD...

7 And the priest shall make an atonement for him before the LORD: and it shall be forgiven him for any thing of all that he hath done in trespassing therein.

The two-letter word "if" is extremely important because it lays the groundwork for getting into the presence of God. "If" implies a choice. One does not have to obey God's laws, but to disregard His counsel is a surefire exit to hell. 439 times the word "if" is used in the Torah, the first five books of the Bible. It makes fellowshipping with God conditional upon one's choice -- maybe you will obey God and bring an offering and maybe you won't. Not bringing an offering is tantamount to rejecting the Lord's parameters for cleansing from sin. If you do not think you are a sinner, you probably will disregard His provision for forgiveness and cleansing. Acknowledgment that one is a sinner, however, is the basis for receiving God's gracious offer of salvation and cleansing. God said that He would blot out our sins if we choose to follow His protocol, so the offer to forget and forgive is for His own sake, i.e., to keep His Word pure. It has nothing to do with our merits or worthiness. Moreover, He chose to save men before He created them proving His graciousness. He took the responsibility for the possibility of sin before He created anything, for Jesus is called "...the lamb slain before the foundation of the world" (Revelation 13:8).

 
Self Judgement  Boosts Rewards
 

Do we have reprieve from the consequences of sinning after salvation?

   
  According to the Bible we do. "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness" (1John 1:9). John wrote a love letter to Christians to assure them that they have been saved as well as to inform them of how to walk in the light and eliminate bad things from the film account of their lives, over which the watcher angels have guardianship. Here is the scenario. As soon as the spotlight of God's Word shines on our life with its evil activities we must immediately agree with it and say: "Lord, I acknowledge what your Word says about my behavior and motivations, and I accept your judgment." The Bible instructs us that it divides the soul and spirit and discerns between "the thoughts and intents of the heart" (Hebrews 4:12). Accepting that it does, we must agree with the sentence that God's Word pronounces on our behavior in order for it to be wiped off the slate of the film of your life. The word "confess" in verse 9 of 1 John 1 is the Greek word "homologeo" meaning to acknowledge or to agree with. The longer it takes for a Christian to agree with the Word of God, the fewer will be his accumulation of rewards at the judgment seat of Christ. Why? Because he is producing human good instead of divine good and human good is wood, hay, and stubble that will not stand the test of fire. The sooner we acquiesce to the light of the Word, the more rapidly we can ascend into the presence and glory of God. Regrettably many people like Esau lightly esteem their birthright in fellowshipping with God (Genesis 25:34) and drag their feet in judging themselves and preparing for the Kingdom. Acknowledging God's judgment through confession of sin will prepare us for more light and thus more rewards in heaven.
 
Meaning #2
 

Having established the fact through the Scriptures that personal judgment after death is a given, we now turn to what the revelation meant to Jeannette in particular. She said she knew God wanted her answer for a call He had made on her life. It is no secret that there is a call on her life because the prophetic utterances on this website attest to that fact. After witnessing a movie review of a sister's life, she knew how serious a matter it is to make right decisions. For the record, making right decisions is simply judging righteously. She wanted to be sure she was making the right decision in speaking for God. True prophets, the ones who stand in the office, do not just speak unto edification, exhortation, and comfort as the simple gift operating through any Christian does. One who is called to the office must be willing to speak hard things for God in order to wake people up and hopefully bring them to repentance as did Jonah at Ninevah (See the book of Jonah.) She knows she will be held accountable for whatever she hears and speaks. But for that matter, we all will be.

We know from Scripture that God prefers we do not make vows rather than make them and not keep them (Ecclesiastes 5:5). What are vows? Simply put, they are promises. If we make a promise, we ought to keep it even if it is to our own hurt (Psalm 15:4). Therefore, Jeannette carefully counts the cost before going before the judge of all. She wants to be very sure that she will speak truthfully for God and not betray His confidence in her by mincing words with hard sayings. It isn't easy to tell people they are going to be punished if they do not straighten up. Daniel found it extremely distasteful and unnerving.

Having observed the life of a spiritually blind sister and the evil consequences of ulterior motives at worst or hidden hypocrisy at best, Jeannette's pacing indicates she was searching her heart, cautiously making sure she does not have concealed intentions in her answer. It behooves each of us to soul search for secret motivations with each choice we make. The remark just prior to entering into God's presence that she would be in a movie, was only to remind her that she too would one day give an account through a video film recorded by the watcher angels and that her answer would be there for all to see. At this point in her life she has not betrayed her gift because the screen she saw representing her life was blank. Her sins had been washed away and the motivations behind her choices so far have been pure. The quest from the summons of God is whether she will continue to remain a true prophetess who will not compromise her giftedness for reward. Rewards come in all sizes and shapes: monetary, personal acclaim, fame, approbation lust, power, social prosperity, success in whatever, etc., and she must not use her giftedness for anything but the glory of God.

The spotlights at the start of the screen of Jeannette's life symbolize the means for keeping her life pure. We know the Bible declares that the entrance of God's Word gives light and understanding (Psalm 119:130). Hence every prophetic utterance needs to be taken to the light of the Word for inspection in order to make sure it is of God and not from some demonic spirit. These are dark days and the depths that deception has entered the church is unsettling making it more thorny to be outspoken about it. This is the reason Jeannette was so nervous. Yet, someone must speak for God. All utterances of true prophets will stand the awful scrutiny of the light of God's holy Word, and the source of every utterance brought to His light will be proven true or false. For example, I have heard recently of Christians who are placing curses on their brethren. Let's take it to the light of the Word to test its source. What did Jesus say?

 
   Matt 5:44
   44 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;
  Rom 12:14
   14 Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.

How does this compute with Christians who curse their brethren? Jesus said not to curse our enemies, much less our brethren, so something is amiss. If you are a Christian, do not acknowledge or concede any curse directed toward you because no one can curse someone whom God has blessed. Balaam tried that and he couldn't do it. (See "Follow Me.") We are in God's family, and curses cannot cross the bloodline. Satan would like to get you frightened because fear activates him like faith activates the Father. When you get in fear, you open the door to Satan as Job did:

  Job 3:25
  25 For the thing which I greatly feared is come upon me, and that which I was afraid of is come unto me.

A curse is a pronouncement by someone empowering you to fail just as a blessing is an empowerment to prosper. If you receive either one, you open the door to the unseen power assigned to bring to pass the curse or blessing. As we have seen in this presentation there are watcher angels watching over God's Word to see that it does not fail, and the devil cannot overcome his maker. Refuse to receive curses, even so-called generational ones. Having been born into God's family your slate is wiped clean and that includes generational curses or any others. Live by every Word God has spoken in the Will empowering you to prosper. If you do not know a promise to cover your situation, find one. Search the Will. There are over 7,000 promises according to one source, so there has to be a promised blessing to cover your situation. "...All the promises of God are in him (Jesus) yea, and in him, Amen to the glory of God by us" (2 Corinthians 1:20).

If you become frightened about a curse, you license demonic powers to bring it to pass because you believe it. When you believe it, you are having faith in it. This is not pleasing to the Father. As we have seen in this vision you must decide (make a choice) whom you believe, the devil or Jesus. As long as you walk with God in faith in His light, nothing can harm you. "...I give unto you power (authority) to tread on serpents and scorpions (evil spirits) and over all the power (force) of the enemy; and nothing shall by any means (Greek = "ou me" a double negative used in the Greek for emphatic negation or emphasis) hurt you" (Luke 10:19). How much more assurance do you need than what Jesus said here? Don't let false prophets intimidate you. Stand your ground and better still, turn them off and don't listen to them. You are protected so long as you mark those people and stop associating with the ones who curse or stray from Bible doctrine (Romans 16:17). Keep your eyes on Jesus and His Word, look up and keep watching, for our redemption out of this world draws nigh.

  Wrapping Up
  These are dangerously deceptive days of doom, so follow the Word and practice it. Bless them that curse you and pray for them who persecute you. You will prosper when you do and Satan cannot do anything about it. I have tried it and it works. Keep your mind stayed on the Word and you will be safe. Since Jesus is the Word, be occupied with Him. In this way you will not be a casualty from false pronouncements bandied about by false prophets. This vision has been sent forth to remind Christians that judgment is on the way, and that the judgments of God are directed against men according to their conduct. We cannot "judge righteous judgment" (John 7:24) without seeking God's counsel in His Word. Judgment connotes bringing in a verdict be it good or bad. Thus, a verdict is a choice. Therefore, make right choices based on the written Word in order to circumvent seduction and not be frightened by the devil's dark demons. Our "dark sister" in the vision reveals how fruit cannot be tested by one's personality or outward behavior no matter how much they are admired. In public her demeanor is charismatic and charming, but in private her prayers prompt the power of demons. This illustrates on the one hand how deceptively manipulative the heart is and on the other how holding personalities in admiration can be dangerous. (Confer Frodsham's Prophecy in "Follow Me.") Without judging oneself, without self-effacement, modesty, and meekness, this "dark sister" could be you or me. Truly everything proffered in these end times must be examined and tested by the Holy Writ if we want to stay pure and finish our course as Paul, having kept the faith uncompromisingly.
Epilogue
Did you notice the date when Jeannette received this vision? It is interesting that it came on the 9th of August, the Gregorian calendar date equivalent to the 9th of Av on the Jewish calendar.
 
 

The 9th of Av was a most awsome and terrible day in Jewish history, a day when the Jews have been severely judged. Could the fact that this visitation happened on the 9th day of August 1999 be an omen? 3 Many students of Biblical numerology say that the number 9 is the number of judgment. It is the last ordinal number signifying that they are finished. Judgment comes after events and is the time when something's worth is examined. We can easily see a connection then between this day of August 9, 1999 and the thematic content of this vision. The entire production centered on choices and decisions and record keeping in books all of which are presumptive of judgment. Is that not what Jeannette was summoned for? When someone receives a summons, is he or she not demanded to appear in court? Refusal can lead to arrest. It was needful that Jeannette receive critical information upon which to make an important decision in her life. She needed to make a choice, to give the Master an answer, which answer would determine her fate. Was her summons symbolic of what happens to each one of us? I believe so. Our daily choices be they ever so small and inconsequential will constitute our case in the heavenly court on Judgment Day.

  Deut 30:19
  19 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:

Note the fact that God called heaven to make a record about His offer of grace extended to anyone who would choose to take it. Are there conditions? Yes there are. Did the watcher angels make the record? I suggest they did. As creator, God makes the rules. All we can do is follow them. Thank goodness He is a merciful and benevolent Father-God who has made the rules extremely easy to follow. All He requires of anyone to fellowship with Him is faith or trusting in His Son without works for salvation, and afterward living in His Word for peace and prosperity both now and forevermore.

We have seen from this vision that every choice we make is recorded on a movie film and will come into judgment. That is the record spoken about above and the "watchers" are watching to determine whether we qualify for cursing or blessing. As our title denotes each one of us will have a "summons" one day. At that time it will be too late to decide whom we will serve. The time is now. Now is the day of salvation. One does not prepare a brief on the day of summons. We must plead Jesus' blood daily to cover our sins so that they will be blotted out and will not be held against us on the great Day of Judgment.

Again, Jeannette was summoned on exactly the right day, the 9th, in the right year, 1999, for a testimony that judgment day is about here. We do not have much time left to make decisions to follow Jesus in the way. The beginning of the last and 7th millennium of rest is just around the corner. We do not know when our summons will come because we cannot be sure our calendar is correct. Only God knows. But the fact remains that this message from the Lord came on a most ominous day of the 9th of Av for the Jews. Read the following list and note how breathtaking the coincidence is that Jeannette received this message of judgment on a day of judgment.

 

Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904) English: The Christian Martyrs' Last Prayer Date 1883(1883)

1. Babylonians burned Solomon's Temple -- 586 BC

2. Second temple destroyed by Titus and Roman legions and Jerusalem plowed under -- 70 AD

3. Simon Bar Kochba led last Jewish uprising against Rome -- 135 AD

4. Crusades begin and many Jews slain for being "Christ Killers" -- 1096 AD

5. England expels all of the Jews -- 1290 AD

6. France expels all Jews -- 1306 AD

7. Spain expels 800,000 Jews (Columbus departs for New World) -- 1492 AD

8. Poland begins pogroms & massacres many Jews -- 1648 AD

9. Russia begins pogroms against Jews -- 1882 AD

10. Russia again begins slaying of Jews on eve of W.W.I -- 1914

11. Hitler made his final plans to eliminate Jews worldwide on 9th of Av.

   
 

The odds of these events occurring on the same date are astronomical. The import of the coincidence of Jeannette receiving this particular vision on this particular day lies in its context. As we have discussed, she received it precisely as the Spirit willed, as He scheduled it, on a day noted throughout history as a judgment day for God's chosen nation, the Hebrews. Perhaps there is significance to the fact that this message is directed toward God's family too, the Christians. God judged the Jewish people at the point in time when they rejected their Messiah at His first appearance as Savior or the world. Could we be making a similar mistake? The Messiah's second coming to judge the world is close at hand. Can we not see a great falling away from faith in Jesus and the Bible as it was once delivered? Has Christianity apostatized, and did her "dark sister" symbolize this apostasy? The extraordinary occurrence of God's visitation to Jeannette on the 9th of Av cannot be overlooked. If you have read the messages on our website, you will recall that there have been too many unusual prophetic schedulings by the Lord for us to pidgeonhole this as a serendipitous or chance happening. Let's at least pray that the Spirit will quicken us to the truth, and if judgment is around the corner, let's begin preparing for our day in court.

   
 

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1 All references in this vision as in all the visions on this website are taken from the King James Version of the Bible. (Da )

2 The first few chapters of Daniel were written in Aramaic instead of Hebrew. (root)

3 There are a few days difference between the Jewish and Gregorian calendars. Because of this, the 9th of Av does not fall on the 9th of August except infrequently. Neverthess, the month of Av is the Gentile equivalent of August. Had this visitation occurred on the exact day of the 9th of Av, the date would have been unnoticed by me because I do not live with a ready reference to calendar conversion dates. Part of the impact of this vision is its scheduling by the Holy Spirit. The importance of timing in revelations, both the supernatural visit by the Lord and His unveiling of the meaning of His "dark speeches" (Numbers 12:8), has already been addressed. Had the visitation not taken place on the Gentile calendar's 9th of August I probably would never have grasped the entire significance of this message to the church. Much of its impact upon me was due to the date. After recognizing the "watcher" connection in the book of Daniel, in review, the date alarmingly stood out.(Many)

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Update: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 2:12 PM