Selection of the lamb for the second Passover
May 17, 2011
In the unfolding scenario surrounding the Second Passover, we are now able to start connecting the dots. Last night at our Bible Study, it occurred to us that May 14 was the 10th day of the month and corresponds to the day of the selection of the lamb.
May 14 was also the Israeli Independence Day, dating from 1948.
May 14 (evening) was also when IMF chief priest of the moneychangers was said to have sexually assaulted a hotel maid when she came to his room to clean it. Mr. Kahn (Cohen) then tried to escape on an Air France jet, but was arrested early in the morning and dragged off the plane before it took off.
The scenario that is unfolding speaks of the selection of the lambs and the subsequent 4-day inspection process to see if the lambs are qualified (without spot or blemish, not sick, etc).
Relate this also to the story of Abraham, who was led to select Isaac as the sacrificial "lamb" in Genesis 22. Islam teaches that it was really Ishmael who was selected as the lamb. This controversy is prophetic and carries over to today. Who is the real lamb that is qualified to be the type of Christ? Is it Isaac or Ishmael?
Because this selection day fell on May 14, it is clear that the Israeli State (Jerusalem) is one of the lambs selected. The problem is that Jerusalem is Hagar, and its devotees are Ishmaelites. This is clear from Paul's teaching in Galatians 4:25,
(25) Now this Hagar is Mount Sinai in Arabia, and corresponds to the present Jerusalem, for she is in slavery with her children.
There are various forms of Hagar-Ishmael in the world today. Any fleshly religion is "Ishmael" in the broad sense. The Arab people claim physical descent from Ishmael. The Jews are legal Ishmaelites in that they claim Jerusalem as their "mother." And many Christians are spiritual Ishmaelites if they are children of the flesh, and if they support Zionism, because they look to Jerusalem as the "mother" of the Kingdom of God in the Age to come.
So at this present time of the Second Passover, there are two lambs being selected and inspected from May 14-18. There is the lamb of Ishmael, son of Hagar-Jerusalem, and there is the lamb of Isaac, son of Sarah-New Jerusalem. Gal. 4:26 says,
(26) But the Jerusalem above is free; she is our mother.
I see now that the biblical admonition to "cast out the bondwoman and her son" (Gal. 4:30) is being played out here. The unqualified lamb (Ishmael) must be cast out, or rejected as a Passover lamb.
Hence, we see Mr. Kahn (Cohen) was "selected" to represent Hagar-Jerusalem with all its spots and blemishes. He also represents the moneychangers that Jesus cast out of the temple. Jesus' actions typified the casting out of the bondwoman and her son. It took place at the time of the selection of the Passover lambs in His day, and obviously, those moneychangers (bankers) did not qualify.
At the present time, we do not know if this prophetic type will be limited to Mr. Kahn or if it will spill over into the Israeli state itself. Obviously, they are connected. If the type is limited to Mr. Kahn himself at the present time, then it is clear that this prophetic pattern will be fulfilled in the Israeli state at a later time.
May 18 is a Watch Date to see the rejection of this blemished lamb.
We should also see the counterpart to this scenario. The true Passover lambs ought to emerge as the rightful heirs and types of Christ. I am a little apprehensive of this, because Passover is a time of death, rather than life. The life-theme comes on May 22, which is the wave-sheaf offering. It signifies the presentation of the Son(s) of God to the Father.
Dr. Stephen Jones