As Jesus just said in Matthew 21:21, "It shall be done"! And so it SHALL... for it is written.
We have now come to the fourth period of Christ's ministry whereby the Kingdom shall be rejected and our Lord and Saviour shall be delivered up and crucified to pay to price to offer forgiveness and salvation to "whosoever will". As Jesus Christ has now explained numerous times to His disciples, this was the plan of God from the beginning as it is written in the Law and the Prophets which teach us about and lead us to know Jesus Christ.
Those who are students of His Word know that there is a stark contrast between the first advent, where we "see" the magnificence of the King of kings and Lord of lords enter into Jerusalem on a lowly ass as the most humble servant ever there was, and the second advent where He shall come in His Glory and Majesty and ride in on a white horse with ALL power and authority to establish His kingdom and subject ALL nations (bend every knee) to His righteous rule!
Keep this contrast in mind as we begin our study.
When traveling to Jerusalem from Jericho or Bethany one had to cross the Kedron which separates Jerusalem from the Mount of Olives which sits east of Jerusalem, i.e. looking out from the east gate. "Beth-phage" means "house of figs" or as Thayer defines it, the "house of unripe figs". It is interesting that the three locations mentioned here all have to do with the "fruit of trees" and Christ will be paying a visit to a "fig tree" later on in today's study. The three fruits mentioned are (1) the "fig" from the house of fig (Bethpage), (2) the "date", which is the fruit of the palm, from the house of dates (Beth-any), and the "olive", the fruit from the olive trees which grow and stand upon the Mount of Olives. As it is written in the Book of Zechariah from which Matthew will quote in today's study, it will be the Mount of Olives where Jesus Christ will return at the second advent.Matthew 21:1
And when they drew nigh unto Jerusalem, and were come to Bethphage, unto the mount of Olives, then sent Jesus two disciples,
Note: For those who like to dig a little deeper into Father's Word you will find that the Greek word for "olive" is "elaia", pronounced "el-ah-yah", giving us both the name of the Creator (El) and the covenant name of our Father (Yah). It is the oil of the olive that is symbolic of the Holy Spirit and is used for "anointing".Zech. 14:4 And his feet shall stand in that day upon the mount of Olives, which is before Jerusalem on the east, and the mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst thereof toward the east and toward the west, and there shall be a very great valley; and half of the mountain shall remove toward the north, and half of it toward the south.
The Hebrew word for "olive" also "sheds some light" on the use of the olive as symbolic of the Holy Spirit. It is the pure olive oil that the children of Israel were instructed to bring to the tabernacle to keeps the seven lamps burning continually throughout the night. This should remind you of the 10 virgins (symbolic of the ten tribes of Israel), five of which filled their lamps with the oil (shemen) of the olive to keep their lamps burning throughout the night and five who did not! Leviticus 24:2 "Command the children of Israel, that they bring unto thee pure oil olive beaten for the light, to cause the lamps to burn continually."olive, elaia, el-ah'-yah, Greek 1636; feminine of a presumed derivative from an obsolete primary; an olive (the tree or the fruit) :- olive (berry, tree).
Then check out the Greek word for "Christ" and it all ties so beautifully and harmoniously together. How marvelous and perfect is the Word of God!olive, zayith, zah'-yith, Hebrew 2132; probably from an unused root [akin to Hebrew 2099 (Ziv)]; an olive (as yielding illuminating oil), the tree, the branch or the berry :- olive (tree, -yard), Olivet.
oil, shemen, sheh'-men, Hebrew 8081; from Hebrew 8080 (shaman); grease, especially liquid (as from the olive, often perfumed); figurative richness :- anointing, × fat (things), × fruitful, oil ([-ed]), ointment, olive, + pine.
Jesus Christ, the "Anointed One", will be teaching us a great deal from His presence on the Mount of Olives in the chapters that follow.Christos, khris-tos', Greek 5547; from Greek 5548 (chrio); anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus :- Christ.
chrio, khree'-o, Greek 5548; probably akin to Greek 5530 (chraomai) through the idea of contact; to smear or rub with oil, i.e. (by implication) to consecrate to an office or religious service :- anoint.
Now here are the instructions Jesus gave to the two disciples He sent into the village to fetch an ass and a colt with her:
Jesus Christ knew that these animals were prepared and waiting to be used to fulfill the scripture of Zech. 9:9 which we will read shortly. Saying unto them, Go into the village over against you, and straightway ye shall find an ass tied, and a colt with her: loose them, and bring them unto me.
Our Father's plan unfolded exactly as it was written concerning the first advent and so shall it unfold exactly as it is written in both the Old Testament and the New Testament concerning Christ's second advent. And if any man say ought unto you, ye shall say, The Lord hath need of them; and straightway he will send them.
Again, this was done to fulfill the scripture of Zechariah 9:9 which is just one of the 60 references to the Law and the Prophets found in the Book of Matthew that document without a shadow of doubt that Jesus Christ was indeed the Messiah, Yahveh's King! All this was done, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, saying,
Remember we discussed this in our very first study. Here is an excerpt from that study:
"Haven't you read", for "It is written", that Jesus Christ would come and fulfill all the things foretold of Him by the prophets? That is why you will find in this opening book of the New Testament those phrases and others such as "that which was spoken" and "that it might be fulfilled which was spoken" along with over 60 references to the Old Testament, to document beyond any reasonable doubt that Jesus Christ, the Messiah, fulfilled the Law and the Prophets at His coming! To that end, the special object and "Divine purpose in the Gospel of Matthew is to set forth the Lord as Yahveh's King. Hence those events in His ministry are singled out and emphasized which set forth His claims as the Messiah - sent to fulfill all the prophecies concerning Him" (Companion Bible, pg. 1306).The point is that anyone who claims the Old Testament to be part of his or her religion and yet claims that Messiah has not yet come, has got a real BIG problem! How so? Because of all the things that are written in the Law and the Prophets (i.e. the OT) that must be fulfilled by Messiah when He comes, like that which we are reading now concerning His humble entrance into Jerusalem on a lowly ass. You may recall back in Matthew 2:4-6 that the kenites (chief priests and scribes) even admitted to Herod that it was written in Micah 5:2 that the King of Israel would be born in Beth-lehem (house of bread) of Judea. Since they now deny Christ fulfilled that scripture, their messiah will have to... along with all the others like Ps. 22, Isa. 53, etc., etc., etc.
Again, ALL the scriptures concerning Messiah must be fulfilled and anyone who denies that Jesus is the Anointed One of God is a liar and the truth is NOT in him, meaning he or she does not know the Word of God. 1 John 2:22 "Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is anti Christ, that denieth the Father and the Son." In other words, if one does not confess that Jesus is the Christ, he or she denies the Father, meaning he or she does not have the Father. 1 John 2:23 "Whosoever denieth the Son, the same hath not the Father: (but) he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also."Matthew 2:4-6
And when he (Herod) had gathered all the chief priests and scribes of the people together, he demanded of them where Christ should be born.  And they said unto him, In Bethlehem of Judaea: for thus it is written by the prophet,  And thou Bethlehem, in the land of Juda, art not the least among the princes of Juda: for out of thee shall come a Governor, that shall rule my people Israel.
Here is Matthew's quote of the scripture that Christ was fulfilling. It is from Zech. 9:9 concerning the first advent of the King. Verse 10 speaks of the second advent so don't forget to go check it out.
It is just an awesome thought and breathtaking visual picture to realize and "see" who it is who is sitting upon a lowly ass and "a colt the foal of an ass"! It is "thy King", the King of kings and Lord of lords of all the universe! He has come down from above, Emmanuel, God with us, to pay the price and offer salvation to "whosoever will" humble himself or herself in repentance and believe in Him.Matthew 21:5
Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.
This is so incredible when you pause and think about it!Zech. 9:9
Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem: behold, thy King cometh unto thee: He is just, and having salvation; lowly, and riding upon an ass, and upon a colt the foal of an ass.
His disciples keep His commands because they love Him, they love the Living Word of God. John 14:21 "He that hath my commandments, and keepeth them, he it is that loveth me: and he that loveth me shall be loved of my Father, and I will love him, and will manifest myself to him." Do you want to truly come to know the Lord Jesus Christ? Then go to Him and study His Word and through the illuminating anointing oil, the Holy Spirit of Truth, He will manifest (reveal) Himself to you!Matthew 21:6
And the disciples went, and did as Jesus commanded them,
Again, "see" this picture in your mind's eye for it is the picture of the humbleness and willingness of the King of king and Lord of lords to come down to this earth, to be born in a lowly manger and to ride upon a lowly ass and to be slain as the Lamb of God to bring salvation to all. Remember from our previous study that whosoever will humble himself or herself and follow Him shall be exalted in the kingdom when He enters Jerusalem again! Only the next time He comes He will be riding upon on a white horse followed by the saints of the most High, also riding on white horses, to take up His kingdom and RULE this earth with a rod of iron. It is written and it shall happen exactly as it is written (Rev. 19:15, Rev. 2:26-27). And brought the ass, and the colt, and put on them their clothes, and they set Him thereon.
You "see", ALL knees shall bow before Him one way or the other when He comes, whether it be willing or unwillingly, bow they shall. This too is written in both the Old and the New Testaments.
The God of Israel is the one and ONLY God. There is none other and there is no other Saviour! (Of course you surely know that today this is not politically correct!)Isaiah 45:22
Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth: for I am God, and there is none else.
And so it is written! And so it shall be done! Every knee shall bow! I have sworn by myself, the word is gone out of my mouth in righteousness, and shall not return, That unto me every knee shall bow, every tongue shall swear.
As it is written, they will be so ashamed they will wish the mountains and the hills to fall upon them (Rev. 6:15-17). Surely, shall one say, in the LORD have I righteousness and strength: even to him shall men come; and all that are incensed against him shall be ashamed.
Now here is it in the New Testament, quoted by Paul from that which was already written, even that which we just read in Isaiah 45:
This should give you some idea of just how powerful the "rod of iron" is! EVERY KNEE shall bow to the King of kings and Lord of lords at the second advent. Let us now continue with the first. Christ is entering Jerusalem riding upon an ass, a "beast of burden", according to the scriptures.Romans 14:11
For it is written, As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.
A "very great multitude" means the "majority of the people" spread their garments in the way. Others took branches of Palm trees (see John 12:12) and strew them in the way.Matthew 21:8
And a very great multitude spread their garments in the way; others cut down branches from the trees, and strawed them in the way.
Hosanna means "oh save" or "save now", the saying of which comes directly from Ps. 118:25-26. "In the name of" is an expression that means in the "authority of". And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the Son of David: Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest.
Now notice what happens when He enters into Jerusalem.Psalm 118:25-26
Save now, I beseech thee, O LORD: O LORD, I beseech thee, send now prosperity.
 Blessed be He that cometh in the name of the LORD: we have blessed you out of the house of the LORD.
Jesus Christ's entrance into Jerusalem shook up the whole town... but it shall be nothing like the shaking that shall occur at the second advent which we will read of and discuss in detail in chapter 24. For you "see", the next time He comes to Jerusalem there shall be an earthquake of epic proportion (even as we read earlier in Zech. 14:4 when the mount splits) and they won't be saying "Who is this?" Rev. 19:16 "And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, KING OF KINGS, AND LORD OF LORDS." Here is Strong's definition of "moved":Matthew 21:10
And when He was come into Jerusalem, all the city was moved, saying, Who is this?
moved, seio, si'-o, Greek 4579; apparently a primary verb; to rock (vibrate, properly sideways or to and fro), i.e. (genitive) to agitate (in any direction; cause to tremble); figurative to throw into a tremor (of fear or concern) :- move, quake, shake.
What the multitude says never quite aligns with what the disciples, those who have eyes to see and ears to hear, i.e. those who truly know Him, say. Remember that from Mark 8:27-29 "And Jesus went out, and His disciples, into the towns of Caesarea Philippi: and by the way He asked his disciples, saying unto them, Whom do men say that I am?  And they answered, John the Baptist: but some say, Elias; and others, One of the prophets.  And He saith unto them, But whom say ye that I am? And Peter answereth and saith unto him, Thou art the Christ." And the multitude said, This is Jesus the prophet of Nazareth of Galilee.
Remember the rich man also called Him "Good Master". Nevertheless, true it was that Jesus was "the prophet of Nazareth of Galilee", but you "see" He was the Son of David, Yashua Messiah, Yahveh's Savior, the Anointed One of God, the Son of the Living God, Emmanuel God with us!
Now it is time to perk up our ears to "hear" and to open wide our eyes to "see" the effect of the casting out of the "buyers and sellers" in "the temple", and overthrowing the "tables of the moneychangers", and unseating those who "sell" profane sacrifices to our people as a way to please God! To that end, the next three verses (12-14) are taken together in context. Keep in mind as with all the teachings of Christ, the picture of what we are about to "see" is given to us to as a visual aid to the spiritual lesson He is teaching.
The "temple" is not a building but the many membered body of Jesus Christ, right? Well, there are many who are in that body who are led by charlatans (pretenders) who come in His name, i.e. claiming to represent Him as His Christian ministers and priests, etc., who are nothing more that a bunch of conmen and moneychangers who are "in it for the money"! Hopefully you can see easily spot them when you turn on TV and listen to some of these religious thieves who never forget to talk about your sacrifice in terms of the money you give.Otherwise, you will never be able to allow the Word of God to cast them out of the minds of your brothers and sisters that they may be set free to come and be healed of their blindness and lameness by Word of God.Matthew 21:12
And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves,
You see, true disciples of Christ need to expose these crooks for who and what they really are, an easy task indeed if you are familiar with His Word! Remember back in Matthew chapter ten Christ told His disciples two specific things concerning money when they go out to teach. One, they were NOT to take a purse, which means they did not need financing (neither their own nor a financier's), and two,they were NOT to take a "scrip" which is a beggar's bag! In other words, His teachers and representatives are not to beg people nor continually ask them for money. Christ promises that if you do things His way, according to His commands, that you won't have to worry about money.This ministry is living proof of that promise in that we have never had a fundraiser nor ever passed a collection plate nor ever ask anyone for money, nor do we ever intend to. The point is that any church that focuses on money is not following Christ's directions which means there is something wrong!
Now, obviously Christ is not teaching us that in exposing the moneychangers and overthrowing their tables we are to physically enter into churches and flip over the collection plates. Remember, He is just giving us a picture to see in our mind's eye. But spiritually we are to inform and educate our brothers and sisters when the opportunity presents itself that the "house of God" is to be a house of prayer, which is your true sacrifice, not the giving of your money to rip-off artists who sell you doves or pass the basket in the name of Jesus.
Here is a question: "What is your duty and service to God?" Does He want your sacrifices and burnt offerings? No, He wants your love as it is written Hos. 6:6, "For I desired mercy, and not sacrifice; and the knowledge of God more than burnt offerings."Does He want you to do that which the rich man wanted to do, i.e. some good thing, to save himself? No, you are to get rid of all the idolatrous things you possess and obtain the pearl of great price and then give His precious truths to the poor in spirit, those whose spirits need healing. That is your sacrifice, NOT money! You "see", it is much easier to plop some cash in a money plate than to be willing to so much as stop by the wayside to help a poor spiritually blind brother or sister! Do you want to be great in the kingdom of heaven. Then if there be any sacrifice let it be the sacrifice of service and ministering unto the poor in spirit. And when you bring your sacrifice unto the LORD thy God, make sure is in not lame nor blind nor has any ill blemish. The shadow, which is a type, was given in the law for us to "see".
And if there be any blemish therein, as if it be lame, or blind, or have any ill blemish, thou shalt not sacrifice it unto the LORD thy God.
And so it is that His truth, the Word of God, exposes con-artists and overturns the tables of the moneychangers and explains what His house is all about!
What is that we are to pray for in the house of God? Well, if you are a disciple of Christ you are to pray for our brothers and sisters that are sick (ill blemished) and blind and lame and need the healing touch of our Father's Word. To that end, we are also to ask for the spiritual gifts we need to help us bring forth the good treasure out of the house to those in need. This ties in with the last verse in today's study (verse 22).There is nothing new under the sun in this final generation of the fig tree, which is actually the generation Christ is specifically teaching about. Many, many, churches today have become a den of thieves whose robbers concentrate on the almighty dollar and preach that your sacrifice consists of reaching in your pocket and giving your money... to them of course! Be aware that the LORD sees it (Jer. 7:11) and He doesn't like it one bit as evidenced by what Christ just did to those who buy and sell in the temple.Matthew 21:13
And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.
So now that the temple has been cleansed by the presence of the Living Word of God and the robbers of our people have been removed, the people are now free to come to Him and be healed of their infirmities beginning with their spiritual blindness of the truth and their lameness which causes them to stumble at His Word.Jeremiah 7:11
Is this house, which is called by my name, become a den of robbers in your eyes? Behold, even I have seen it, saith the LORD.
The casting out of the thieves from the temple and the exposing of their scam of profane sacrifice freed the people and allowed them to come to Jesus Christ, the Word of God, and be spiritually healed. Again, the house of God is a house of prayer not a commercial enterprise.Matthew 21:14
And the blind and the lame came to Him in the temple; and He healed them.
Uh oh! The preachers and religious leaders did not like the Word of God healing the people and setting them free from their traditional way of sacrificing ($$$$$) to that of prayer and brotherly love!Neither do churches today like it when their members leave them because their eyes have been opened to their scam and the stumbling block they set before them has been removed because the truth of His Wondrous Word has been revealed to them.So do not be afraid to take hold of the whip and go "CRACK" and throw those jokers out of the minds of our brothers and sisters and expose them as fakes and frauds! The children will simply love Him for it, and they will turn from saying "Prophet of Nazareth of Galilee" to "Hosanna, the Son of David"! Who cares if the false prophets who come in His name and deceive the multitudes like it or not! And when the chief priests and scribes saw the wonderful things that He did, and the children crying in the temple, and saying, Hosanna to the Son of David; they were sore displeased,
Yes, isn't it marvelous what those who are healed by Him say. The power of the Word of God is so great that it can be manifested (shown, displayed) through the mouths of babes.You "see", it doesn't take much to cast down the enemy, just a little faith and trust in Him, for He has all power in both heaven and earth and through the mouth of babes and sucklings His enemies are stilled! There is a great lesson to be seen in this. By the way, Christ was quoting from David who as a babe (a young lad) stilled the mighty giant Goliath standing before him with one small stone taken from the brook of Living Water. And said unto Him, Hearest thou what these say? And Jesus saith unto them, Yea; have ye never read, Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings thou hast perfected praise?
He has the power and He has given that power to you, power over ALL the enemy including Satan himself, IF you will take that power (His Word) and use it! Luke 10:19 "Behold, I give unto you power to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy: and nothing shall by any means hurt you."Psalm 8:2
Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger.
And He left them, and went out of the city into Bethany; and He lodged there.
Where does one go when one is hungry (spiritually speaking). To the Tree of Life, to a tree which bears good fruit, right? Are you well grounded enough in the Word of God to be able to discern a tree by the fruit it bears, or the lack thereof? Remember the lessons we learned back in Matthew chapter 7? Now in the morning as He returned into the city, He hungered.
Nevertheless, Jesus Christ was returning to the city when He saw a fig tree "in the way"!
Again, see this fig tree "in the way" of one who is seeking food! But alas! When Christ came to it there was NO FRUIT on it, only leaves! This should immediately remind us of the Parable of the Fig Tree Christ spoke about in Mark 13, Mat. 24, and Luke 21, that the knowledge of, once we learned it as per His instructions, would identify the final generation. We will discuss this at length when we get to chapter 24. And when He saw a fig tree in the way, He came to it, and found nothing thereon, but leaves only, and said unto it, Let no fruit grow on thee henceforward for ever. And presently the fig tree withered away.
So Jesus Christ, the Word of God, said to the fig tree (we are talking "bad fig tree" here) "Let no fruit grow on thee henceforth for ever"! You "see", the Word of God does speak to the bad fig tree and identifies it as one who claims to be a good fig tree! In other words, the bad figs are those who claim to be God's chosen people, descendants of Judah from Abraham. They claim to be Jews (of Judah), but they NOT! They are liars and are of the synagogue of Satan (Rev. 2:9 & 3:9). (If you are not familiar with what is being talked about, then be patient until we discuss it in detail in chapter 24 or go to Fig Tree and read the "The Parable of the Fig Tree".Matthew 24:32
Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh:  So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled. .
Remember again that what we are picturing in our mind is a visual aid to help us "see" the spiritual (invisible) things Christ is teaching.Now notice that when He spoke, the fig tree presently, meaning instantly, withered away, as in dried up "right before the eyes of the disciples"! And it would not grow any fruit from this point on! What does that mean? Let's read the next verse and then see what Christ has to say regarding this drying up.
Christ did this so that the disciples would SEE that old fig tree dry right up and wither away right before their eyes! What an image! It kind of reminds me of the Wicked Old Witch of the East melting away in the Wizard of Oz (Well it made an impression on me when I was a kid)! Nevertheless, the next verse will document that this was done as an ensample of what THEY WOULD DO to the bad fig tree in the mind's eye of those they teach!Matthew 21:20
And when the disciples saw it, they marvelled, saying, How soon is the fig tree withered away!
When you show a brother or sister what the Word of God says concerning the bad "fig tree", you shrivel up and wither away the image that they once had of that tree being good, i.e. as being God's chosen people. Therefore, that tree will never again be able to grow fruit for them! But you see, one must have faith in order to do that. In other words, one must have a firm enough foundation in the Word of God to be able to know with certitude who the good and the bad figs are! Faith is not some emotional state or determination that something is true. It is "substance" which is the knowledge and wisdom your faith stands on. Jesus answered and said unto them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done.
Paul explains it very plainly.
Again, faith is what you stand upon, i.e. what is under you supporting your belief. If the knowledge from the Word of God is not supporting you, i.e. if you are Biblically illiterate as most professing Christians (the multitudes) are, then you simply cannot have much faith, can you?Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.
If your faith is built upon the foundation stone, the Rock of our Salvation, the Word of God, then you have the kind of faith Christ is talking about inMatthew 21:21 by which you shall not only wither the bad fig tree in the eyes of your brothers and sisters, but be part of casting that whole kenite nation into the sea! Mountains are symbolic of nations and governments and the One World System, the New World Order, that mountain raised up by the bad figs in this final generation, is coming down! And God's elect who have faith shall have a part in casting it into the sea!substance, hupostasis, hoop-os'-tas-is, Greek 5287; from a compound of Greek 5259 (hupo) and Greek 2476 (histemi); a setting under (support), i.e. (figurative) concrete essence, or abstract assurance (object or subject) :- confidence, confident, person, substance.
As Jesus just said in Matthew 21:21, "It shall be done"! And so it SHALL... for it is written. Therefore, whatsoever you need "in the house of prayer", to obtain the faith, through the knowledge and understanding and wisdom of His Word, in order to be able to cast out of the minds of our blind brothers and sisters those who "buy and sell" in the temple, overturn for them the tables of those "moneychangers" who exchange money and collect usury from our people, unseat the authority of those preachers who promote profane sacrifices to our Father (symbolized by those mite infested doves) , and "dry up and whither away" the bad fig tree in the eyes of our Christian brothers and sisters who are hoodwinked into believing those who "claim to be Jews (of Judah)" are "God's chosen people", then ask in prayer, believing that which is written, and He will give you what you need. He has promised it... IF you do it His way!Rev. 18:21
And a mighty angel took up a stone like a great millstone, and cast it into the sea, saying, Thus with violence shall that great city Babylon be thrown down, and shall be found no more at all.
May God bless you in your prayer and study of His Word!Matthew 21:22
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