The Millennium Chronicles: Chapter 12 The Two Prophets

“It is time,” Adonai said to Yeshua, the only one worthy to open the scroll that was in his hand.[1] Ben saw Adonai, high and lifted up on his throne, look towards Moses and Elijah, the two anointed ones, the embodiment of the Chronicles. To Moses, Adonai had revealed his instructions. He had entrusted Elijah with interpreting those instructions and communicating them afresh to his people, the Hebrews.

“The opening of the seals,” Isaiah, the ancient seer, said to Adam who was standing next to him, “means it is just a matter of time before the earth will begin to reveal, to uncover the blood that has been shed upon it and no longer conceal its slain.”[2]

“I know,” Adam replied. “The earth will soon begin to shake and groan as a woman in birth pangs because of the things committed upon it; the time for birth has come and nothing can stop it now, since I and my sons have been restored and Yeshua has begun opening the scroll.”

“I am sending you to the lower city,” Adonai said to Moses and Elijah who had approached his enormous throne awaiting their assignment. “I grant you great authority to close the heavens in order to keep rain from falling and to turn bodies of water into blood and to strike the earth with any plague, as often as you desire for forty-two months, and even to call down fire from the sky.”[3]

They turned and immediately a door opened in the veil. They both extended their feet and stepped through into the still, early morning hours of the lower city. They were in a back alley next to a market and, immediately, the many smells of life on the Adamite side of the veil reminded them of their former lives. Familiar smells considered a part of normal life were now contrasted with the pure fragrance of Adonai’s presence and they at once recalled that they were smelling the odor of degeneration in a world where everything was falling apart and dying. They walked over to the place where many met early to discuss Adonai’s directives.

“The time of the Hebrews’ trouble will soon be upon you, O Hebrews!” Moses bellowed to the people who had gathered at the Wall as was their daily custom. “Because you have made a covenant with death, with the Abyss you are in agreement.” By now many people were listening to them, curious as to who they were and where they came from. “You are trusting that when the overflowing scourge passes through, it will not come to you.”[4]

“Sound the ram’s horn, People of Jerusalem,” Elijah said loudly, standing in front of the wall, “for the Day of Adonai approaches![5] Oh, how near it is! A day of doom and gloom, a day of clouds and shadows! Never has there been anything like it, neither will anything follow to compare with it.” The crowd was listening intently trying to figure out the message of these strange individuals. “Before they come,” he continued, “the land is like the garden in Eden; after they leave, there is only a barren wasteland. Indeed, nothing escapes them. As to their form, they’re like horses and how they can run! They leap like the rumbling of chariots echoing from mountain tops, like the roar of wild fire that devours the chaff, as an army firmly established in battle array,”[6] he said while motioning with his hands, jumping and leaping.

Elijah suddenly paused, looking at each of the hundred plus people in their eyes. He then locked eyes with one of the young men there named Caleb and continued speaking, “Your faces will grow pale in their presence! The land will shake at their nearness, and the sun and moon will grow dark, and the stars will stop shining.[7] Truly that day will be wretched, abominable, and more terrifying than anything you have ever known. Who will be able to survive it?”

Fear gripped Caleb as never before.

The others looked skeptically at this man acting like one of the prophets of old until finally one of the elderly gentlemen, with a long white beard and black hat answered, “But we have signed the Treaty of Many[8] with Therion. We are guaranteed peace for seven years with our neighbors.”

“Yet you have made lies your refuge, and under falsehood you have hidden yourselves. Here is Adonai’s response,” Moses continued. “‘Behold, I lay in Jerusalem a stone for a foundation, a tried stone, a precious cornerstone, a sure foundation; whoever believes will not act hastily. Also, I will make justice the measuring line, and righteousness the plummet; the hail will sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters will overflow the hiding place. Your covenant with death will be annulled, and your agreement with the Abyss will not stand. When the overflowing scourge passes through, you will be trampled down by it.’”[9]

“What are you suggesting, stranger? You have come with a frightful message but what is your solution?” another man shouted out, obviously upset by the message.

“Many years ago,” Moses responded, “I saw that the time would come when the Tabernacle would cease to exist and the Shekhinah would dwell no more in our midst, and I was anxious how our rebellion would be handled. Adonai vouchsafed the information that he would choose a righteous man from our midst, and make him a tabernacle for us and through him our rebellion would be pardoned.[10] There is only one who can rescue you from the crisis about to befall you.”

Everyone was listening intently to hear who would be able to do such a thing.

“Yeshua, son of Adonai, is the only one mighty enough to rescue you,” Moses replied. At the mention of Yeshua’s name, some began turning around to leave, shaking their heads. Others could only think of the things Lucifer had caused to be committed against them in Yeshua’s name.

“We believe Therion is the Promised One, for he has brought world peace and he has even promised to rebuild our temple,” the first elderly man said with satisfaction. His countenance suddenly changed as he angrily shouted out and started to leave in disgust, “Yeshua did neither of those!”

“Men of Jerusalem,” Moses said in a voice louder than any son of Adam could normally make, as the crowd started to dissipate, refusing to hear the message of the two chosen ones. “Yeshua left from here on the Mountain of Olives and went back to his place to remain until you admit your offense and seek his face.[11] You will not see him though, until you say ‘Baruch haba beshem Adonai. How blessed is the one who comes in the name of Adonai!’”[12] Caleb lingered for a few more seconds, contemplating the dire message, before leaving to catch up with the others.

“When affliction comes to them,” Moses said looking over at Elijah, “then they will eagerly seek him.”[13]

 



[1] Rev 5:1-5

[2] Isa 26:21

[3] Rev 11:3-6

[4] Isa 28:15

[5] Joel 1:15

[6] Joel 2:1-5

[7] Joel 2:6, 10

[8] Dan 9:26, 27

[9] Isa 28:16-18

[10] Exodus Rabba 35, a Talmudic passage.

[11] Hos 5:15

[12] Matt 23:39

[13] Hos 5:15