And measures and matters of The Truth of the "time" we are in ...how "man" ..."thought to change time and times ...
Dearly beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, how that one day is with the Lord, as a thousand year, and a thousand year as one day.
The Lord is not slack to fulfil his promise, as some men count slackness: but is patient to us ward, and would have no man lost, but would receive all men to repentance.
Behold in a dread nightmare of the dark season ...of the times and time ..of the season of man ...see son of man ...
and i was taken and shown within ...within a heathenish unGodly party in the world of the worldly.
and there was drinking and dancing and pressing of bodies one against another.
and there was a raging and rushing and lusting of the flesh ...of the eyes and the bragging of the pride of goods.
and there had been many such parties in the past.
and a woman stepped forth and greeted a man in the party ...
and the man said ...oh oh i have not seen you in a long time...
and the woman answered that she had been married ...since the last party they had been together at.
and the man was astounded ...for he had danced and drank and pressed the flesh with the woman in past parties.
and the woman looked at the man quizzically and said ..."why are you so surprised ?
and the woman said the more ..." did you think i would wait for ever for you to ask me to marry you ?"
and the man felt stupid before the woman ...
and the man thought he had missed a wonder full opportunity to marry the woman that he had met at the heathenish unGodly party.
and scripture came back to remembrance.
THE GOSPELL OF ST. MARK Chpt 10
And he rose from thence and went into the coasts of *Jurie through the region that is beyond Jordan. And the people resorted unto him afresh: and as he was *wont, he taught them again. And the Pharises came and asked him a question: whether it were lawful for a man to put away his wife: to prove him. And he answered and said unto them: what did Moses bid you do? And they said: Moses *suffered to write a testimonial of divorcement, and to put her away. And Jesus answered and said unto them: For the hardness of your hearts he wrote this precept unto you. But at the first creation God made them man and woman. And for this things sake shall man leave his father and mother, and bide by his wife and they *twain shall be one flesh. So then are they now not *twain, but one flesh. Therefore what God hath coupled, let not man separate.
THE FIRST EPISTLE OF ST. JOHN Chpt 2
See that ye love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the father is not in him. For all that is in the world (as the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of goods) is not of the father, but of the world. And the world vanisheth away and the lust there of: but he that fulfilleth the will of God, abideth ever.
ESAI or ISAIAH Chpt 59
Behold, the Lords hand is not so shortened that it cannot help, neither is his ear so stopped that it may not hear. But your misdeeds have separated you from your God, and your sins hide his face from you, that he heareth you not. For your hands are defiled with blood, and your fingers with unrighteousness: Your lips speak leasings, and your tongue setteth out wickedness. No man regardeth righteousness, and no man judgeth truly. Every man hopeth in vain things, and imagineth deceit, conceiveth weariness, and bringeth forth evil. *They breed cockatrice eggs, and weave the spiders web.
*Whoso eateth of their eggs dieth.
*But if one treadeth upon them. there cometh up a serpent.
*Their web maketh no cloth and they may not cover themselves with their labors.
*Their deeds are the deeds of wickedness, and the work of robbery is in their hands. Their feet run to evil, and they make hast to shed innocent blood. Their counsels are wicked counsels, harm and destruction are in their ways. But the way of peace they know not. In their goings is there no equity, their ways are so *crocked that whosoever goeth therin, knoweth nothing of peace.
And this is the cause that equity is so far from us, and the righteousness cometh not nye us. We look for light, lo, it is darkness: for the morning shine, see, we walk in the dark. We grope like the blind upon the wall, we grope even as one that hath none eyes. We stumble at the noon day, as though it were toward night: in the falling places, like men that are half dead. We roar all like Bears, and mourn still like doves. We look for equity, but there is none: for health, but it is far from us. For our offenses are many before thee, and our sins testify against us. Yee we must confess that we offend, and knowledge that we do amiss: Namely transgress and disassemble against the Lord, and fall away from our God: using presumptuous and traitorous imaginations, and casting false matters in our hearts. And therefore is equity gone aside, and righteousness standeth far off: truth is fallen down in the street, and the thing that is plain and open, may not be showed. Yee the truth is laid in prison, and he that refraineth him self from evil, must be spoiled.
When the Lord saw this, it displeased him sore, that there was no where any equity. He saw also, that there was no man, which had pity thereof, or was grieved at it. And he held him by his own power, and cleaved to his own righteousness. He put righteousness upon him for a breast plate, and a fiery helmet of health upon his head. He put on wrath in stead of clothing, and took jealousy about him for a cloak: ( like as when a man goeth forth wrothfully to recompense his enemies, and to be avenged of his adversaries. ) Namely, that he might recompense and reward the Islands where through the name of the Lord might be feared, from the rising Sun: and his majesty, unto the going down of the same.
For he shall come as a violent water stream, which the wind of the Lord hath moved. But unto Sion there shall come a redeemer, and unto them in Jacob that turn from wickedness, sayeth the Lord. I will make this covenant with them, ( saith the Lord): My spirit that is come upon thee, and the words which I have put in thy mouth, shall never go out of thy mouth, nor out the mouth of thy childrens children, from this time forth for evermore
from the marginal notes...(MN) or martyrs notes
*1 To breed cockatrice eggs, is, to go about that which is inischeous (unsatiating) and wicked: A to weave that spiders web, web, is to about vain and trifling things, which are of no value: although they seem ever so excellent unto the doers.
*2 As to ye that eateth of a cockatrice egg dieth, So they that delight in cruel works, or that consent unto them, shall perish.
*3 And if a man unawares, tread on their eggs : and so press out the cockatrice and be touched, he shall be killed of her: evenso shall the thoughts of that evil bring them to death.
*4 As no man maketh clothes of the spiders web, so shall the wicked works enrich no man nor profit him on the day of judgement, when we must go unto that rest in that wedding garment.
*5 By the deeds of wickedness understand guileful and crafty deeds of robbery, violent and tyrannous deeds. The text sayeth that their deeds are the deeds of robbery because they help no man with their hands. But rather rob and beguile the poor: so are they without charity, so feel they not what charity requireth of them.
*crocked (crooked or a crock of ; like unto a bedroom chamber pot )
THE REVELATION OF ST JOHN Chpt 21
And there came unto me one of the seven Angels which had the seven vials full of the seven last plagues: and talked with me saying: come hither, I will show thee the bride, the lambs wife. And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and an high mountain, and he showed me the great city, holy Jerusalem descending out of heaven from God, having the brightness of God. And her shining was like unto a stone most precious, even a Jasper clear as Crystal: and had walls great and high, and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve Angels: and names written, which are the twelve tribes of Israel: on the East part three gates, and on the North side three gates, and towards the South three gates, and from the west three gates: and the wall of the city had twelve foundations, and in them the names of the lambs twelve apostles.
THE REVELATION OF ST JOHN Chpt 22
I Jesus sent mine angel, to testify unto you these things in the congregations. I am the root and the generation of David, and the bright morning star. And the spirit and the bride said come. And let him that heareth, say also, come. And let him that is a thirst, come. And let whosoever will, take of the water of life, free.
I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book: *If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book. And if any man shall minish of the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from those things which are written in this book. He which testifieth these things saith: be it, I come quickly, Amen.
Even so: come Lord Jesu.
The grace of our Lord Jesu Christ be with you all:
other dreams of the same ...
"what God hath coupled."
"what God hath coupled..."
"seeking the wealth of others ...and which God hath coupled together... "
" lust of the flesh ...or God coupled ..."
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