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Vic Biorseth, Sunday, April 24, 2022
Question: Did Isaiah prophesy about things that have come to pass, or about things today, or about things in the future?
Answer: Isaiah prophesied about things past, present and future.
The book of Isaiah is just as pertinent to readers today as it was before it was even written.
More importantly, the point must be made that in Isaiah's day, mankind had been led astray from God-established righteousness just as badly, or even more so, than it has been today. That is, out of the grace of truth and reality, and into and under the crushing weight of falsehood.
After the Roman put-down of the Zealot rebellion and the second destruction of the Temple there was an anti-Christian and anti-Hellenistic-Jew Jewish council in Jamnia, in which a new canon of Scripture was established for Judaism. We touched on this in Annunciation, Purgatory and Original Bible among other places.
The LXX, or Septuagint, the first Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible, was done by Greek-speaking "Hellenistic" Jewish scholars in Alexandria. Written in Greek, it was written and used by the Hellenistic or Greek-speaking Jews and by the Christians. Old Testament Scriptures quoted by our Lord and by others in the New Testament all came out of the Septuagint.
Jamnia Council Jews split from Christians and from the Hellenistic Jews, insisted on keeping only those books written in Hebrew and prohibiting those written in Greek, which included those known as "apocrypha". It was this anti-Christian translation that would be adopted by the new Anti-Catholic Protestant movement started by Martin Luther, and that is the reason for the lack of seven books in Protestant Bibles. Luther preferred the anti-Christian Jewish canon to the Christian one.
At some point it got worse, in that Isaiah, written in Hebrew, very distinctly prophesied Christ. And so, anti-Christian Jewish authorities prohibited the reading of Isaiah 53 in Synagogues. Isaiah 52 contains a lead-in and introduction of 53, and so that part of 52 was prohibited also. To this day, on the liturgical day that calls for the reading of 52, the reading stops before finishing the whole chapter. And the next liturgical day, the reading jumps right past 53 and starts in 54. So chapter 53 is the forbidden chapter of Isaiah in all of Judaism today.
So that a true thing may not be spoken aloud before the people so that the faith of some of the listeners may be misdirected toward fulfilling the will of men with authority rather than fulfilling the will of God.
Generation after generation after generation, ad infinitum.
Just as happens when a half-truth is spoken, a failure to speak the truth when the truth is called for is a lie. It cannot be said of these Rabbis and these Jewish authorities that they were ignorant of the truth of Isaiah. They knew the truth, and they failed to speak it, and that makes them not ignorant, and not fools, but rather evil, and liars.
It is the same reason that Martin Luther adopted the anti-Christian canon for his German translation of the Bible, which was indeed a plagiarized version of the pre-existing Catholic Church's German-language Catholic Bible known as the Codex Templensis, spoken of in the Origins of Scripture. Why did he do that?
To not speak the full truth.
Again, just as in the previous cases discussed, he knew the full truth and he suppressed it. He was not ignorant; he was a liar.
In area after area we see the same pattern repeating today.
We see today people overwrought with emotion over the truth being spoken, because their own beloved relatives or friends or children have been mal-educated, misguided and misdirected by just such evil lies and liars. Biden Press Secretary Jen Psaki is one of them. They are moved to tears by attempts to stop the mal-education of children that is purposely and maliciously inducing very serious psychotic sexual identity disorders in little children beginning in kindergarten.
They weep and wail about children presenting with these psychoses and not being encouraged to keep them and not be cured of them. But what is left out is how these children were made psychotic in the first place, which was in the classrooms of America, where they were taught and encouraged to become homosexual and/or transsexual, as if those were good things to be, rather than afflicted with a dangerous psychotic illnesses.
Homsexuals are sick, and there is no such thing as a transsexual. Teachers know that. They are not ignorant, and they are not fools. What that means is, here we go again, they are evil, and they are liars.
And it's the same thing with teachers who teach other people's children that racism is genetic, inherited and occurs solely in the white race. That's a lie, and they know it's a lie, and they still teach it. Again, they are evil, for they are the worst order of liars.
Today America has a whole political party dedicated to instituting lawlessness, disorder and chaos in society, eliminating America's national borders, disabling police protection, eliminating criminal prosecution of criminals and disarming the law abiding citizenry, strengthening our national enemies and alienating our national allies. The current American government itself has set itself to the task of destroying America, and the news media, Hollywood and "Big Tech" are right in there with them, doing everything in their power to eliminate normalcy, peace, rule of law and the supreme rule of the American Constitution.
The goal is to induce us destroy ourselves, or be destroyed otherwise.
What we see happening in our American government is happening in the current Catholic Church government, times ten.
It's happening the world over.
But, I'm telling you, if you think this is the lowest point in human history, or if things have never been this bad in the past, then you haven't read Isaiah properly.
Scripture tells us again and again that all will not be saved.
Scripture always turns out to be right.
So does Isaiah.
The only thing Truth has going for Him in this world is us.
The restoration of Truth = Reality in the hearts and minds of men is now totally dependent upon you and me; if we don't do it, it won't get done.
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Get behind President Trump, and make America Constitutional again.
Pray for a strategic collaboration between Abp. Vigano and Trump.
With fear and trembling, work out your salvation--Phil 2:12
Seek the Truth; Find the Way; Live the Life.
Please God, and Live Forever.
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