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Wednesday, January 27 2016
Micah 4: The Mountain Path
"Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in Thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore"
After the first humans foolishly chose to follow the wrong prophet (see Where Did True and False Prophets Originate?), humanity, in its delusional Satanic state, has created many ways for itself that feel so right (see Decadence In History And Prophecy), for a while, and seem so right (see Iniquity In History And Prophecy), for a while, until those wrong ways deliver them to the end of a dead-end street. On the other hand, the right one (see Which Way Is Right And Left?), there one truly right way - the LORD's Perfection has no need for more than one path to deliverance.
"7:13 Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: 7:14 Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." (Matthew 7:13-14 KJV)
The path of the right way is a consistent teaching of the Holy Scriptures. It's what the true Gospel is all about (see What Gospel Did Jesus Preach?).
"16:11 Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore." (Psalm 16:11 KJV)
Following the right path also has the practical benefit of keeping one off the wrong paths. Truth cannot be compromised or adulterated.
"4:14 Enter not into the path of the wicked, and go not in the way of evil men." (Proverbs 4:14 KJV)
The true prophets of the LORD were always feared and hated because of the Truth that they spoke (see Why Were The Prophets Of Truth Hated?).
"30:9 That this is a rebellious people, lying children, children that will not hear the law of the LORD: 30:10 Which say to the seers, See not; and to the prophets, Prophesy not unto us right things, speak unto us smooth things, prophesy deceits: 30:11 Get you out of the way, turn aside out of the path, cause the Holy One of Israel to cease from before us.
The true prophets of the path to life were also consistent in what they spoke. It's what made them true prophets.
"4:1 But in the last days it shall come to pass, that the mountain of the house of the LORD shall be established in the top of the mountains, and it shall be exalted above the hills; and people shall flow unto it.
Fact Finder: The Law of the LORD is described as a "Mountain." What and where are the "valleys" around the Mountain?
This Day In History, January 27
380: The Edict of Thessalonica. Emperor Theodosius I, with co-emperors Gratian and Valentinian II (see also Who Were Valentine And Cupid?) proclaimed that all Roman citizens were to convert to the Roman perversion of Christianity (see also Constantine's Crusades In History And Prophecy).
837: The 15th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet occurred (see also What Can You See In The Firmament Of The Heavens?).
1526: In Germany, Saxony and Hesse formed the League of Gotha, a league of Protestant princes (see also The Holy Roman Empire Of The German Nation).
1531: German Protestants established the League of Schmalkalden to resist the authority of the Emperor (although doctrinally, there is no difference between the Church of Rome and her "Protestant" daughters; see Antichristians).
1560: The Treaty of Berwick, which expelled the French from Scotland, was signed by England and Scotland.
1594: Henry IV was crowned King of France.
1670: Jews (see also Jews - Three Tribes and Three Meanings) were expelled from Austria by order of Leopold I.
1803: The Great Fire of Bombay, India.
1861: The "Warsaw Massacre" occurred when Russian troops fired on a crowd demonstrating against Russian rule.
1881: Rebel Boers defeated the British at the Battle of Majuba Hill, South Africa.
1900: The British Labour Party was founded.
1900: Canadian forces under Lord Kitchener led the final attack of The Battle of Paardeberg, the last battle of the South African Boer War.
1933: The Reichstag Fire. The Adolf Hitler (see Why Does Satan Love Liars? and Presidential Quotes On War, Terrorism, Religion) and his Nazis (see Is Iniquity Liberal Or Conservative?) claimed the burning of the German Parliament building was a "conspiracy" by "terrorists" and used it as an opportunity to outlaw their political opponents. A Dutchman, Marius van der Lubbe, who was later executed for starting the fire, is regarded by many historians to have been either completely innocent, or a patsy of the Nazis; he was posthumously pardoned in 2008.
1942: The Battle of the Java Sea began; a U.S., British, Dutch and Australian naval force under command of Dutch admiral Karel Doorman fought the Japanese. Doorman was killed when the Dutch cruiser De Ruyter was sunk.
1948: The Communists forcefully took over the government of Czechoslovakia from President Eduard Benes.
1949: Chaim Weizmann became the first President of "Israel" (see Israel In History and Prophecy: Israel Of Judah).
1967: Revered CBS Evening News anchor Walter Cronkite editorialized against the Vietnam War (which was actually a civil war between the Vietnamese people whose single country had been partitioned in 1954, by the French at the end of the First Indochina War, into North and South Vietnam), changing from his previous neutral stance.
1973: Native Americans began an occupation of Wounded Knee, South Dakota, a siege that lasted until May.
1974: A new constitution was approved in Sweden which reduced the status of the king to a figurehead.
1991: During the Gulf War to liberate Kuwait from an invasion by Iraq, Kuwaiti troops re-entered Kuwait city.