THE YEAR OF THE (HIDDEN) BRIDE

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Uncovering and Discovering the Hidden and Concealed Things

“The secret things belong to Yahweh our Elohim, but the things that are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of this law.” – Deuteronomy 29:29

“It is the esteem of Elohim to conceal things, but the esteem of kings is to search things out.” – Proverbs 25:2

Shalom Aleichem (Peace Be Unto You) our dearest Friends and Family in Yahoshua – from the capitol of the world – Jerusalem!

We are continuing to have a most wonderful time here during this festive season of Sukkot – despite the Feast of Tabernacles being severely marred by the two most recent Palestinian terrorist attacks carried against the Jews – in the area called the West Bank – this past Thursday and again here in the old city just yesterday. We continue to pray for the peace of this set-apart city and nation and all the saints, strangers, sojourners and children of the promise that live here and call this land of promise – “Home”.

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Every place we have set our feet, since we have been here – we have had an overwhelming sense of awareness that our steps our being orchestrated and supernaturally ordered by Heaven. We have had many, many confirmations concerning a great many things Father has spoken to our hearts and revealed over the years. Our spirits have burned within us and we have repeatedly rejoiced to know once again that all of our steps our ordered by the One True Sovereign of the Universe!

Hidden In Scripture

More than anything, the seeming overwhelming theme of our time here has been “Preparing the Bride!” Just before we came here, my wife Jennifer was strongly impressed in her spirit by the words of Esther. –

“Now when the turn came for each young woman to go in to King Ahasuerus, after being twelve months under the regulations for the women, since this was the regular period of their beautifying, six months with oil of myrrh and six months with spices and ointments for women.” – Esther 2:12

Jenn had been specifically praying for confirmation as to whether or not this year would be particularly significant concerning the preparation of the Bride of Heavenly Favour and the Father gave her this verse as a “word in season”, which caused her spirit to leap and to rejoice. This verse seems to agree with the multitude of witnesses that we have personally heard that starting with Yom Teruah (Sept. 13th / 14th 2015) the bride would be made ready – for one full year – with the final preparations deemed necessary by Heaven for her to be taken into the wedding chamber – in fulfilment of the promise made to her by the Groom. (John 14:2-3)
Hidden In Plain Sight

Shortly after our arrival, we noticed a very large wedding dress swaying in the wind as it was suspended in close proximity to the Jaffa gate, which is one of the main entrances into the old city and to the “western wall”. When we first inquired of the locals and other tourists – no one seemed to know who had hung the dress and why it was placed there. Everyone said they had never seen the dress before in any previous year. In our hearts, we suspected the dress had some kind of connection to the greatly anticipated ‘wedding feast rehearsal’ of Sukkot – However, nobody could confirm or deny it.

Wedding Dress

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