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Hurricane Earl The Beginning of the End?

| sun, august 29, 2010 |

I present the following for prayerful consideration.

Upon looking deeper into the name Earl (currently a tropical storm in the Atlantic, heading towards the East Coast), I discovered that it is spelled Yavin in Hebrew.[1] (Update: Shorty after the publication of this post, Earl was upgraded to a category 1 hurricane.)

In the Tanakh (Jewish equivalent of the Old Testament), Yavin was the title given to a king of Canaan. In the King James Version translation, Yavin is spelled Jabin and is found in Judges chapter 4.

And the LORD sold them into the hand of Jabin (Yavin) king of Canaan, that reigned in Hazor (Chazor); the captain of whose host was Sisera, which dwelt in Harosheth of the Gentiles. Judges 4:2

It is believed by rabbinical scholars that Yavin (Jabin) is not the actual name of a king of Canaan, but a dynastic title. This is also similar to the original usage of the word Earl, with Earl originally a title and not a given name.[2]

The historic account recorded in Judges chapters 4 and 5 that the Israelites faced then is very similar to the one being faced by modern day Israel now. In the book of Judges, Israel was waging a battle for control of central and northern Palestine. After 20 years of oppression by Yavin (Jabin) king of Canaan, Deborah and Barak led 10,000 Israelites against the king of Canaan's multitude of fighters and their 900-chariots-of-iron strong army led by the wicked captain Sisera.

And the children of Israel cried unto the LORD: for he (Yavin) had nine hundred chariots of iron; and twenty years he (Yavin) mightily oppressed the children of Israel. Judges 4:3

Deborah, the prophetess and wife of Lapidoth, was the judge of Israel at the time. Discerning the situation Israel was facing and through the guidance of the Holy Spirit of JEHOVAH, she sent for Barak, son of Abinoam out of Kedesh-naphtali.

...and (Deborah) said unto him (Barak), Hath not the LORD JEHOVAH of Israel commanded, saying, Go and draw toward mount Tabor (Tavor), and take with thee ten thousand men of the children of Naphtali and of the children of Zebulun? And I (JEHOVAH) will draw unto thee to the river Kishon, Sisera, the captain of Jabin's (Yavin's) army, with his chariots and his multitude; and I will deliver him into thine hand. Judges 4:6,7

Barak said that he would only go if Deborah would go also, thus Deborah replied that she would, but that the honor of defeating Sisera would not be his, but that Sisera's life would be sold into the hands of a woman, a prophecy that was later fulfilled by Jael and a well-placed tent spike in Sisera's temples.

The battle ends with JEHOVAH fighting for Israel, routing the enemy with the help of a "perfect storm" that flooded the plain in which Sisera and his troops were located. The supernatural downburst resulted in the waters of the Kishon River rapidly rising and a flash flood of the fertile plain on which Sisera and his multitude had gathered preparing for battle against the Israelites. The awesome supernatural intervention along with the descent of the Israelites from their strategic outpost atop Mount Tabor into the flooded plain overwhelmed and shocked Israel's enemy, bogging the Yavin's army of men and their heavy iron chariots down in the mud and swirling flood, rendering their military power useless. Amazingly, all the might and power of Israel's enemy was reduced to nothing, instantly by water.

Today, just as in the historical account in the book of Judges, the nation of Israel is not only fighting to keep control of the land of Israel (a region historically named Palestine, not after a people, but as a region), but Israel is also enduring oppression and persecution for attempting to retain the land they have traditionally and religiously held as the Promised Land endowed to them through the Abrahamic Covenant. Though Israel's view of the land is Biblically and historically accurate, the rest of the world, including the United States of America, doesn't see it that way. This conflicting view has led to relentless oppression and persecution manifesting into a form of bondage once again for Israel, bondage that has lurked behind the deceptive guise of "peace" for almost the last 20 years.

Israel has found no reprieve from the oppression and persecution even amongst her allies, of which ironically her "staunchest ally," the United States of America, in a seemingly bi-polar, manic-depressive schizophrenic manner meticulously and at times forcefully administers pressure upon Israel; in effect, demanding that Israel modernize their worldview and rid itself of such a primitive thought that the God of the Universe would give them land meant solely for them. The United States of America, through its continued active role in pushing Israel for concessions aimed at "peace," has ultimately kept the door of anti-Semitism propped open and directly influenced the worldview of Israel being the "bad guy" in the Middle East.

This oppression and persecution appears to be taking a turn for the worse in the coming months[3], with Obama and his administration personally seeking even harsher concessions from the Israelis. These "painful concessions"[4] are unlike any previously sought by prior U.S. administrations. The Obama administration is in effect fanning the flames of anti-Semitism by asking Israel to make such dangerous and preposterous concessions, ones that any sane Israeli government would have to reject, thus, once again projecting Israel as the stubborn enemy against a viable peace. The relationship between the United States of America and Israel over the last 20 years has taken a turn towards a strangely modern example of Babylonian oppression against the Israelites.

Oppression - The act of oppressing, or the state of being oppressed; the feeling of being oppressed by something weighing down the bodily powers or depressing the mind; the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner.[5]

Persecute - To pursue, chase, or hunt; hence, to pursue with harassing or oppressive treatment, or harass persistently; esp., to oppress with injury or punishment for adherence to principles or religious faith (as, "Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake": Matthew 5:10); in general, to harass or torment.[6]


The United States of America (or modern Babylon), with overwhelming world support, seems to have begun actively enslaving the Israelis with regard to the Covenant Land around Friday, October 18, 1991, when then Secretary of State James A. Baker III announced that a Middle East peace conference to divide the land of Israel would begin on October 30, in Madrid, Spain, which would then be followed by "direct negotiations to achieve real peace."[7]

Almost 19 years later, approximately 19 years 4 months and 6 days* on the Jewish calendar from the best I can figure, or in the 20th year since the October 18, 1991, announcement of the beginning of direct talks, on August 20, 2010, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made an announcement, echoing that of Baker's almost 19 years prior. With Secretary Clinton's announcement of a date for resuming "peace talks" in Washington D.C., the United States of America, with continued unfailing world support, added more shackles and chains to Israel's already heavy burden of bondage. (*If I am wrong in my calculation, please email me so that I can correct it.)

After proximity talks and consultations with both sides, on behalf of the United States Government, I've invited Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Abbas to meet on September 2nd in Washington, D.C. to re-launch direct negotiations to resolve all final status issues, which we believe can be completed within one year.

As we move forward, it is important that actions by all sides help to advance our effort, not hinder it. There have been difficulties in the past; there will be difficulties ahead. Without a doubt, we will hit more obstacles. The enemies of peace will keep trying to defeat us and to derail these talks. But I ask the parties to persevere, to keep moving forward even through difficult times, and to continue working to achieve a just and lasting peace in the region. -Secretary of State Hillary Clinton 8.20.2010 Briefing on Middle East Peace Process[8]


I would like to reference The Earl of Danielle, as it seems to add enforcement to the direction of this post.

If Daniel means "Jehovah is my judge," could Danielle be pointing to Earl being a form of judgment upon the United States of America? In the King James Version of the Bible, one very relevant, considering the current situation that the U.S. is placing herself in with regards to Israel and JEHOVAH'S judgment, Zechariah chapter 12, gives an excellent example of JEHOVAH as judge being titled "Lord."

The burden of the word of the LORD for Israel, saith the LORD, which stretcheth forth the heavens, and layeth the foundation of the earth, and formeth the spirit of man within him. Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem. And in that day will I make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all people: all that burden themselves with it shall be cut in pieces, though all the people of the earth be gathered together against it. Zechariah 12:1-3

The judge aspect of JEHOVAH, or LORD, is reinforced by verse 9 of the same chapter.

And it shall come to pass in that day, that I (JEHOVAH, LORD) will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem. Zechariah 12:9

I can only wonder if Danielle is the pointing to the LORD, or Earl, and the divine judgment that could be connected to the United States of America attempting to divide Israel and Jerusalem.

[end excerpt] click here for The Earl of Danielle

I strongly feel within my spirit that Earl is not simply a possibility of judgment upon a rebellious and reprobate nation, but a larger sign of JEHOVAH hearing the cries of the Israelis, and much like the account in Judges as the army of the Yavin (Jabin) king of Canaan was divinely defeated, or in our case, delivering Israel from Babylon once again.

Just as JEHOVAH delivered the children of Israel with a supernatural cloud burst or "perfect storm" during the days of Deborah and Barak, I believe that Earl (Yavin) is pointing to the short days that lie ahead for the United States of America as she steps once again into the arena of dividing the Covenant Land of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. The defender of this Covenant is JEHOVAH and He is still and will forever remain undefeated.


One such "perfect storm" was experienced by the United States of America and personally by then President George Bush Sr., shortly after the 1991 announcement of direct negotiations to divide the land of Israel. In William Koenig's book, Eye to Eye : Facing the Consequences of Dividing Israel, he documents this "perfect storm" that becomes blatantly perfect for a reason. Here is the excerpt from Koenig's book:

Perfect Storm

It was later termed "the perfect storm" and was described by meteorologists as one of the most powerful storms ever. Extremely rare weather patterns, which happen only about once every 100 years, came together to create this weather monster, and record-breaking ocean waves were measured over 100 feat high. This storm ran down the East Coast into the Carolinas, causing millions of dollars in damage. It affected the entire East Coast from Maine to Florida.

The "perfect storm" heavily damaged the Bush family home in Kennebunkport, Maine. Eyewitnesses said waves as high as 30 feet smashed into the president's seafront property. The president had to cancel speaking engagements in order to go and inspect the damage done to his home.

The front-page headlines of USA Today on November 1 had the stories of the Madrid conference and the "Perfect Storm" next to each other. One article was titled, "One-on-one peace talks next." The article touching it was titled, "East Coast hit hard by rare storm." The connection between dividing the land of Israel and judgment on the nation causing it was made on the front page of America's largest national newspaper.

Eye to Eye : Facing the Consequences of Dividing Israel pg. 41

(Note: I highly recommend purchasing William Koenig's book, it can be purchased here. Also check out his website daily at Watch.org for the lastest up-to-date news on Israel.)

Similarly, the United States of America is about to kick off "peace talks" on September 2, 2010, as she did in 1991, except this time with a train of tropical systems lined up in the Atlantic. A large possibility of Tropical Storm Earl, projected to be a hurricane within days, affecting the East Coast on Thursday, September 2, is growing by the hour. Regardless of what is currently in the Atlantic, a precedent has already been established for almost the last 20 years, even further if one uses the Bible's historically accurate accounts of JEHOVAH defending Israel. The dismissal of these current and historical lessons spells disaster, especially for habitual offenders.

Many ominous signs are currently going off surrounding the current drive for "peace" set to kick off in Washington D.C., September 2, 2010.

One that really disturbs me I call the Katrina factor. The 5 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina impacting New Orleans, August 29, 2005, (5 denotes grace, so 5 years of grace since Katrina, which is still the largest natural disaster in U.S. history, forcing 1 million people from their homes, 225,000 homes destroyed; 473,000 people without work; estimated cost to insurers: $40.4 billion, with the U.S. government paying an estimated $112-200 billion), this tragic anniversary falls between the August 20, 2010, announcement of the resumption of "direct Israeli-Palestinian peace talks" and the September 2, 2010, ceremonial kick off for direct talks. In fact, the Hurricane Katrina anniversarry is exactly 5 days before the resumption of "peace talks" ceremony being held in Washington D.C., on September 2. With the 5 year anniversary  of Hurricane Katrina exactly 5 days away from the ceremonial start of "peace talks" in Washington D.C., a double witness seems to be noting the end of an age of grace for the United States of America and a greater period of judgment just ahead connected to the attempted division of Israel and Jerusalem. (If you have not read the parallels between Hurricane Katrina and the mass forced evacuation of Gush Katif (Gaza) read here.) I have felt for some time that if the United States of America as an active mediator forced the Israelis back into "direct talks" for the purpose of dividing Israel and specifically Jerusalem in spite of almost 20 years of judgment and JEHOVAH'S longsuffering grace, she would end up suffering New Orleans 96 hours post Katrina across the landscape of the U.S., total devastation and chaos. 

Noting another very significant anniversary, on the 1st of Elul, Moses went up to receive the Second Tablets, and was there for forty days (3rd set of 40 days upon Mt. Sinai). The August, 20, 2010, State Department announcement was made on the 10th of Elul, a time when the Jews (and some Christians) reflect on the receiving of the Law of JEHOVAH. This is also the time that the Abrahamic Covenant, Israel becoming a nation, was being fulfilled as promised by JEHOVAH. The audacity of the United States of America and the world to announce dividing Israel (breaking the Covenant) for the sake of peace during the very timeframe Moses was receiving the Ten Commandments (Aseret Hadiberot) and confirming Israel as a nation of JEHOVAH, is numbing and both spiritually and physically terrifying. 

(Here is the list of events that took place during the giving of the LAW and the early stages of fulfilling the Abrahamic Covenant.)

On the 6th of Sivan, Moses went up onto the mountain... On the 17th of Tammuz, the Tablets were broken (1st 40 days). On the 18th he burned the [Golden] Calf and judged the transgressors. On the 19th he went up for forty days and pleaded for mercy (2nd 40 days). On the 1st of Elul, he went up to receive the Second Tablets, and was there for forty days (3rd 40 days). On the 10th of Tishrei God restored His goodwill with the Jewish people gladly and whole heartedly, saying to Moses "I have forgiven, as you ask", and gave him the second Tablets. (Source The Ten Commandments - Aseret Hadiberot http://www.hebrew4christians.com/Scripture/Torah/Ten_Cmds/ten_cmds.html)

In my July 9, 2010, post Months Have Become Weeks,I felt compelled by the Holy Spirit to watch the period between 7/11 to 9/26 this year for a period of disruption and announcement of revived "peace talks.".

7.11.2010 - 9.26.2010

(I have had the date 7.11 on my board in my prayer closet for over a year now. I do not know if the date has any major significance, yet I have felt to keep it on my board. I am not saying that anything will happen, but I feel better asking others to keep a watchful eye and a prayerful awareness of this date. Though I do feel that it is the coming weeks and months that will carry burdensome consequences for this nation.

9.26.2010 is the projected end of the "settlement freeze" in Israel. President Obama has stated that he hopes to have major direct talks under way in the coming weeks and with these talks he is also hoping for major breakthroughs on the core issues of borders, refugees, and the future of Jerusalem.

Historically, all previous time periods of direct talks have always been destructively disruptive in the United States of America.)

{end excerpt] click here for Months Have Become Weeks 

While doing the research for this post, I thought it was interesting to note that based on Jewish tradition, On the 10th of Tishrei God restored His goodwill with the Jewish people gladly and whole heartedly, saying to Moses "I have forgiven, as you ask,"  results in Tishrei 11 being the first full day of JEHOVAH'S  restored goodwill towards the Jewish people. On the Jewish calendar, Tishrei is  the seventh month, with the 11 of Tishrei this year falling on September 19, exactly one week before the "settlement freeze" is lifted on September 26, or 18 Tishrei. Could the September 19-26, or 7/11-9/26 (11 Tishrei to September 26) period be an even more specific period to watch, possibly. It has already been reported that the Obama administration will be looking for an extension of the "settlement freeze" that has been in place since November 26, 2009. Many in Israel, including Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, have already rejected any continued "settlement freeze," so the prospects of the week leading up to a possible extension based on US pressure or an expiration followed by US condemnation, could present a wide range of possible outcomes.

Two, as I said recently and as I have said many times before, I believe that this will be the last U.S. administration that attempts to divide the land of Israel. The fact that President Obama wants to actively get in the thick of things seems to validate this feeling. In all respects, Obama and his administration is committing political suicide if he and his advisers believe presenting methods to bring peace (divide Israel and Jerusalem) will save his supremely derelict presidency and basement poll numbers, of which is also a trademark symptom of a world leader or government that actively disregards the Covenant JEHOVAH has made with the land of Israel. 

Three, I do not subscribe to chance. Understanding that JEHOVAH created the moon one quarter of the size of the earth and placed it in a specific orbit that keeps the earth at a 23.5° axis as it revolves around it coupled with the moon being four hundred times smaller than the sun, yet the sun is four hundred times farther away, giving us observers from earth a stable and perfect observation point to observe perfect solar eclipses should tell us that JEHOVAH is precise in everything, large and small. Once we are freed of the chance, probability, or nature mentalities, recognizing that we are intentionally placed upon an observable platform like earth, meticulously and perfectly placed within the universe to witness JEHOVAH'S miraculous nature, we are then capable of recognizing other observations for His glorification, resulting in an even deeper saturation of JEHOVAH and closer fellowship with Him, the purpose of our existence, period. From this observable platform, we can either chose to hear or remain intentionally deaf. Observing what is happening currently and historically with every attempt to divide, destroy, or conquer the Covenant JEHOVAH wrought with Abraham and his seed with the Word of Jehovah and His HOLY SPIRIT as our guide is in many ways similar to observing all the other works of the Creator, like a total solar eclipse. Through this observation, the future of modern day Babylon does not look good.

In the coming days and months the United States of America will have a better picture of her future, a future that will revolve around her attempt to divide the Land of Israel. At this point, the observable picture appears to be one of The United States of America entering into her final days as Liberty. This picture has been painted by her unguided "freedom," freedom that has led to moral and spiritual deprivation, wickedness, and the "justifiable" shedding of innocent blood. On this path to destruction, Liberty, has chosen to deliberately and pridefully rebel and fight against LAWS established and governed by the Creator of the Universe, the I AM. At this point on her path, Liberty has remained unrepentant, grossly reprobate and has continually rejected the abundant grace and mercy that leads to her rejuvenation and reconciliation, having chosen instead to leap off an edge that opens to the abyss. Soon the United States of America will experience the wrath of the Almighty JEHOVAH, a state that exists in the absence of JEHOVAH, a state that is granted when JEHOVAH and HIS LAW are prohibited to govern and guide. No nation, no people, no soul wants to experience the absence of JEHOVAH; such absence results in wrath, the removal of His protective hand. Babylon will not survive her attempt to divide Israel.

The Sword of David is coming to deliver Israel and Jerusalem from the hands of Babylon. The Sword of David, Jesus Christ, as the Captain of the LORD's Host comes to wage war against the nations that have moved against Israel and Jerusalem.


God Bless, daniel


2The Battle at River Kishon http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:fbz4X8aoPiIJ:www.vbm-torah.org/archive/shoftim64/07Shoftim%2520-%2520Chapter%25204.rtf+Yavin+in+the+Tanakh&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us
3Barack Obama 'to visit Jerusalem and Ramallah to press for peace' http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/israel/7967953/Barack-Obama-to-visit-Jerusalem-and-Ramallah-to-press-for-peace.html 
4US wants agreement now, peace later http://www.ynetnews.com/Ext/Comp/ArticleLayout/CdaArticlePrintPreview/1,2506,L-3944645,00.html 
5The New Century Dictionary Copyright 1942 (pg. 1192, oppression)
6The New Century Dictionary Copyright 1942 (pg. 1387, persecution)
7Land for Peace Timeline http://www.bicom.org.uk/context/timelines/land-for-peace-timeline 
8Briefing on Middle East Peace Process http://www.state.gov/secretary/rm/2010/08/146156.htm