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In The BOOK [Genesis 12:1-2] GOD divvies out ... blessings and cursing … according to how people [individuals or nations] treat Israel.

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The Three Jacks-in-the-Box

Richard St.James


The Law of Blessing and Cursing

 Shubal StearnsIn The BOOK [Genesis 12:1-2] GOD divvies out ... blessings and cursing … according to how people [individuals or nations] treat Israel. This is God’s promise. You can count on it! God’s word is sure! Amen! Let’s read here in Genesis chapter twelve: "And I will make of thee [Israel] a great nation, and I will bless thee, [Israel] and make thy name great [Israel]; and thou shalt be a blessing: And I will bless them that bless thee, [Israel] and curse him that curseth thee: [Israel] and in thee [Israel] shall all families of the earth be blessed." [Genesis 12:1-2] Today, they [Israel] are finally coming home from the ends of the earth! Since 1917, and because of the Balfour Agreement [God himself was behind the Balfour Agreement], the Jews are coming back to THE LAND. Yea, God is drawing them [Israel] back. Yea, GOD is in the affairs of men.

Spiritual Wickedness

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.” [Ephesians 6:12]

In the BIBLE [The A.V. 1611] we are told by the Spirit of GOD that there is “spiritual wickedness in high places” that oppose us, and they want to destroy us: the believers in Jesus Christ [Christians] and the Jews [Israel]. This spiritual wickedness in high places has a leader. This leader is the small letter [g] god of this world. We see who this god is … in the book of 2 Corinthians chapter four, verse four. “In whom the god [god] of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not, lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them.” This god is the [DEVIL]. The Devil has those who minds have been blinded by him … to do his bidding …. The Devil is the master of the [Jack in the Boxes].

Definition of jack-in-the-box from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

One entry found for jack-in-the-box

Pronunciation: 'jak-&n-[th]&-"bäks

Function: noun

Inflected Form(s): plural jack-in-the-box·es or jacks-in-the-box

: a toy consisting of a small box out of which a figure (as of a clown's head) springs when the lid is raised

The Master of The Jacks-In-The-Box The Devil

 [SATAN] appears also as the DRAGON in the book of Revelation. “And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:” [The Woman is ISRAEL] “And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered. And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon,” [The red dragon is the DEVIL] “having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads” [because he is the god of this world]. “And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven,” [fallen angels – devils] “and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman [ISRAEL] which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child [JESUS CHRIST] as soon as it was born. And she brought forth a man child, [JESUS CHRIST] who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child [JESUS CHRIST] was caught up unto God, and to his throne. And the woman [ISRAEL] fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they [Angels] should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days. And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon [DEVIL] fought and his angels [devils], And prevailed not; neither was their [devils] place found any more in heaven. And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him.” Revelation 12:1-9

Who are the [Jacks-in-the-Box] that are the dupes of the Devil?

The Jacks-in-the-Box

 In the past, there have been some who have gloated over the extermination [genocide] of Israel to their own destruction.

Definition of genocide from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
One entry found for genocide.

Main Entry: geno·cide

Pronunciation: 'je-n&-"sId

Function: noun

: the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political, or cultural group

- geno·cid·al /"je-n&-'sI-d&l/ adjective

The First Jack-in-the-Box is HAMAN the son of Hammedatha the Agagite,

 [Persia, "Iran"] in the book of Esther!

Learn from history!

Haman is the prototype of the jack-in-the-box. Haman gloated over the thought of his legally planned extermination of Israel, by a law to put to the DEATH by the sword all the Jews in every province of Persia, [modern day Iran]... which in the end … is to Haman’s own destruction. In Esther 3:6, we find: “And he thought scorn to lay hands on Mordecai alone; for they had shewed him the people of Mordecai [JEWS]: wherefore Haman sought to destroy [genocide] all the Jews that were throughout the whole kingdom of Ahasuerus, even the people of Mordecai.” Read in the book of Esther! "For we are sold, I and my people, to be destroyed, to be slain, and to perish. But if we had been sold for bondmen and bondwomen, I had held my tongue, although the enemy could not countervail the king's damage. Then the king Ahasuerus answered and said unto Esther the queen, Who is he, and where is he, that durst presume in his heart to do so? And Esther said, The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman.” [The adversary and enemy is this wicked Haman.] [Esther 7:4-10] It was to Haman's own destruction.

The Second Jack-in-the-Box is ADOLF HITLER

 [Germany in 1945!

Learn from history!]

Adolf Hitler gloated over the extermination of Israel [by his torturing and gassing of over six million Jews] in the concentration camps of World War II ... which in turn, guaranteed Adolf Hitler’s and Germany's own destruction. [Remember what God said in Genesis chapter twelve about the blessings and the cursing.]

The Chronology of Events

§ 1933

January 30: Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany. Jews feel effects of anti-Jewish polices.

March 20: The first concentration camp at Dachau is established.

§ 1935

September 15: Nuremberg Laws are established, which contain Reich Citizenship Law, stating that German citizens are those with “German or related blood,” and the Law for the Protection of German Blood and Honor, which prohibits marriage or sexual relations between German non-Jews and Jews.

November 15: First Ordinance to Reich Citizenship specifies that a Jew cannot be a Reich citizen.

§ 1938

June 15: 1,500 German Jews are sent to concentration camps.

October 5 The passports of German Jews are marked with a “J” for Jude.

November 9/10: “Night of the Broken Glass,” or Kristallnacht, destroys Jewish synagogues and businesses; 30,000 Jews interned in camps.

November 15: Jewish children excluded from German schools.

§ 1939

January 30: Hitler declares that world war will mean the “annihilation of the Jewish race in Europe.”

May 15: Ravensbruck, the first women’s camp, is established.

May 18: The first women arrive at Ravensbruck.

June 29: Austrian Gypsy females are deported to Ravensbruck.

September 1: Germany invades Poland.

September 3: Great Britain and France declare war on Germany.

September 9: World War II begins.

September 17: Russian troops invade Poland and occupy half of the country.

September 28: Germany and Russia divide Poland.

§ 1940

January: First experimental gassing of Jews and other “undesirables” occurs.

February 8: Lodz ghetto is established.

April–June: Germany invades Norway, Holland, Denmark, France and Belgium.

April 27: Himmler orders the establishment of Auschwitz in Oswiecim, Poland.

April 30: Lodz ghetto is sealed.

October: Warsaw ghetto is established.

§ 1941

March 1: Himmler travels to Auschwitz and orders additional facilities and the construction of Birkenau (Auschwitz II). Prisoners are available for forced labor to construct I. G. Farben.

March 3: Adolf Eichmann is appointed head of the Gestapo’s Section for Jewish Affairs.

June 22: Germany invades Russia. Poland comes under total control of Germany.

July 31: Hermann Göring signs orders giving Reinhard Heydrich authority to prepare “the Final Solution of the Jewish question.”

September 3: The first experiment with Zyklon B takes place in Auschwitz.

September 29–30: The Einsatzkommando murders 33,000 Jews near Kiev.

October 15: From Czechoslovakia, Germany, Austria and Luxembourg, 20,000 Jews are deported eastward to ghettos.

November: The Theresienstadt ghetto and concentration camp is established.

December 7: Japan attacks Pearl Harbor. United States declares war on Japan.

December 11: United States declares war on Germany.

§ 1942

January 20: Wannsee Conference establishes doctrine for the “Final Solution.”

February 15: First people are killed with Zyklon B in Auschwitz.

March l: First inmates moved to Birkenau (Auschwitz II).

March 20: Farmhouse renovated as gas chambers in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

March 26: Separate women’s camp established in Auschwitz.

May 4: The first “selection” takes place for those who have been imprisoned in Auschwitz for months. The unfit are sent to gas chambers.

July 4: First selection at the railroad unloading platforms in Auschwitz takes place.

July 7: Heinrich Himmler agrees to experimentation with Jewish women in Auschwitz.

July 15: Jews are deported from Westerbork. Anne Frank and her family are deported to Auschwitz.

July 19: Heinrich Himmler orders complete extermination of Polish Jews by the end of the year.

July–September: Approximately 300,000 Jews are deported en masse from the Warsaw ghetto.

§ 1943

January 18: First Warsaw Ghetto uprising breaks out.

March–June: Four gas chambers and crematoria are operational in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

April 19–May 16: Additional Warsaw ghetto uprising and final destruction of ghetto.

Mid-June: Heinrich Himmler orders liquidation of all remaining ghettos.

July 11: Hitler bans public reference to the “Final Solution of the Jewish question.”

October 1–2: Danes rescue 7,200 Danish Jews.

December: First transport of Austrian Jews to Auschwitz takes place.

§ 1944

March 19: Germany occupies Hungary.

April: Jews are mandated to wear the Star of David.

May: First transport of Hungarian Jews to Auschwitz takes place.

June 6: D-Day: Allied forces land in Normandy.

August 2: A Gypsy family camp in Auschwitz is liquidated (2,897 prisoners)

October 7: A Sonderkommando revolt takes place in Auschwitz-Birkenau. Jewish women smuggle explosives and destroy Crematorium IV.

November: Killing with Zyklon B in gas chambers is discontinued.

November 26: Heinrich Himmler orders destruction of the crematoria in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

§ 1945

January 6 :Four female Jewish resistance fighters who smuggled explosives to Sonderkommando are hung.

January 17–18: Evacuation and forced march from Auschwitz-Birkenau takes place. Of 31,894 prisoners in the last roll call, 16,577 are reported to be female.

April 11: U.S. forces liberate Buchenwald.

April 15: British forces liberate Bergen-Belsen.

April 29–30: Russian forces liberate Ravensbruck.

April 30: Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide.

May 7–8: V-E Day: Germany surrenders.

September 17–November 17:Bergen-Belsen war-crime trials are held. Twenty women, including Irma Grese are sentenced to death.

**Chronology is excerpted from Love Carried Me Home: Women Surviving Auschwitz: Simcha Press (Miller, Joy, 2001)

Today, there are some who gloat over the possibility of the extermination of Israel, and it will be to their own destruction.

The Third Jack-in-the-Box is AHMADINEJAD

 [Persia, "Iran" in 2006.

Learn from history!]

Iran's Ahmadinejad brags [in the same spirit of that of Haman, and of Hitler] with the devilish desire for the destruction of Israel. "As the Imam said, Israel must be wiped off the map,' said Ahmadinejad, referring to Iran's revolutionary leader Ayat Allah Khomeini.” [Careful now … or it will be to your [Iran’s] own destruction. Learn from history, and believe the BOOK! [Genesis 12:2-3]

Friends, as we watch the events unfolding at a furious pace in the middle-east, at the exact geographical and political center of this earth, we need to pray for Israel. “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces. For my brethren and companions' sakes, I will now say, Peace be within thee.” [Psalm 122:6-8] Let’s read in Esther chapter four, verse fourteen.

“For if thou altogether holdest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this?”

Therefore, we should not hold our peace. As Mordecai appealed to Esther … we need to realize that “the enlargement and deliverance” will arise for Israel from some quarter. Watch where it comes!

The LORD'S Messenger

A Message To The People

“Then spake Haggai the LORD'S messenger in the LORD'S message unto the people, saying, I am with you, saith the LORD.” Haggai 1:13