Lucifer: The High Jacker of Festivals?

For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:

Isaiah 14:13

Anyone who has witnessed a horrific event comes away from their experience a changed person. What if everyone was mesmerized by a carnival that came to their town every year and you happened to be suspicious that there was something nefarious happening at this carnival? Picture yourself snooping around and discovering that behind the scenes there was indeed something terribly wrong. The carnival was a front for something horrific. You tried to warn your friends and family only to have them think of you as a crazy conspiracy theorist, because everyone has been partaking in the traditions of the carnival for hundreds of years. What if I said this is actually a reality and people are being lead astray into deception?

The prophet Isaiah described a time when Babylon would be destroyed. As he discusses the king of Babylon, it sounds like simply a wicked human king is being discussed.

Isa 14:3 And it shall come to pass in the day that the LORD shall give thee rest from thy sorrow, and from thy fear, and from the hard bondage wherein thou wast made to serve,
Isa 14:4 That thou shalt take up this proverb against the king of Babylon, and say, How hath the oppressor ceased! the golden city ceased!
Isa 14:5 The LORD hath broken the staff of the wicked, and the sceptre of the rulers.
Isa 14:6 He who smote the people in wrath with a continual stroke, he that ruled the nations in anger, is persecuted, and none hindereth.
Isa 14:7 The whole earth is at rest, and is quiet: they break forth into singing.

Once the Earth is rid of this wicked ruler, there will be rest, quiet and singing. It will be such a time the fir trees will even be rejoicing.

Isa 14:8 Yea, the fir trees rejoice at thee, and the cedars of Lebanon, saying, Since thou art laid down, no feller is come up against us.

It is an odd statement by Isaiah, that when this wicked king is taken down, the fir trees are going to rejoice because no one will be cutting them down any more. As he continues, we see this is not your average earthly king!

Isa 14:12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
Isa 14:13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
Isa 14:14 I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.

Even though Lucifer is somewhat of a made up name, the implication here is that this is speaking of the fall of the adversary of Yahweh, who deceives the world. Ironically, the word Lucifer comes from a Latin word meaning light bringing . The son of the morning has connections with the planet Venus. The Hebrew word that Lucifer is replacing is Strong’s H1966

H1966
הילל
hêylêl
BDB Definition:
Lucifer = “light-bearer”
1) shining one, morning star, Lucifer
1a) of the king of Babylon and Satan (figuratively)
2) ‘Helel’ describing the king of Babylon

This definition doesn’t help much because it cannot get past the word Lucifer, which came from Jerome’s Latin Vulgate. A quick study from the Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Hebrew Language, shows the “ha” (ה) could be a prefix for “the” with the root word being ילל, meaning one who is lamenting. The part I want to focus on comes from verse 13:

Isa 14:13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:

This “Lucifer” entity will sit on the “mount of the congregation”. What does that mean? “Of the congregation” is used for Strong’s H4150, the Hebrew word mo’ed.

H4150
מועדה / מעד / מועד
mô‛êd / mô‛êd / mô‛âdâh
BDB Definition:
1) appointed place, appointed time, meeting
1a) appointed time
1a1) appointed time (general)
1a2) sacred season, set feast, appointed season
1b) appointed meeting
1c) appointed place
1d) appointed sign or signal
1e) tent of meeting
Part of Speech: noun masculine
A Related Word by BDB/Strong’s Number: from H3259

This H4150 Hebrew word is used for the festivals of Yahweh. The “sides of the North” have meanings of loins, soft parts, secret places etc. This verse could be telling us Lucifer would put his special days in place of Yahweh’s special days. This has indeed happened. The feast days of Yahweh have been replaced with the sun and solstice celebrations and the celebrations of Venus, or Ishtar. This is not a reach to come to these conclusions. Daniel speaks of something similar.

Dan 7:19 Then I would know the truth of the fourth beast, which was diverse from all the others, exceeding dreadful, whose teeth were of iron, and his nails of brass; which devoured, brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with his feet;
Dan 7:20 And of the ten horns that were in his head, and of the other which came up, and before whom three fell; even of that horn that had eyes, and a mouth that spake very great things, whose look was more stout than his fellows.
Dan 7:21 I beheld, and the same horn made war with the saints, and prevailed against them;
Dan 7:22 Until the Ancient of days came, and judgment was given to the saints of the most High; and the time came that the saints possessed the kingdom.
Dan 7:23 Thus he said, The fourth beast shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth, which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.
Dan 7:24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.
Dan 7:25 And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.
Dan 7:26 But the judgment shall sit, and they shall take away his dominion, to consume and to destroy it unto the end.
Dan 7:27 And the kingdom and dominion, and the greatness of the kingdom under the whole heaven, shall be given to the people of the saints of the most High, whose kingdom is an everlasting kingdom, and all dominions shall serve and obey him.

This king that arises out of the fourth kingdom changed the times and laws. We could speculate about many events that have taken place during the fourth earthly kingdom of Rome. We are still in this kingdom and Daniel goes on to say the iron will mix with clay. Please see my blog post Mixing Iron and Clay for more about this.

One Hebrew word can have many meanings, but the meanings are related because the word tells a story. The best way I can tell the story of the word mo’ed is that it describes an appointment by Yahweh for His congregation to meet at a special time over and over again. This word is used many times describing the congregation meeting in the tabernacle that was in the wilderness. Here is one of the places H4150 is used for the feasts of Yahweh in the King James Version with Strong’s numbers:

Lev 23:1 And the LORD H3068  spake H1696  unto H413  Moses, H4872  saying, H559
Lev 23:2 Speak H1696  unto H413  the children H1121  of Israel, H3478  and say H559  unto H413  them, Concerning the feasts H4150  of the LORD, H3068  which H834  ( H853 ) ye shall proclaim H7121  to be holy H6944  convocations, H4744  even these H428  are my feasts. H4150

One thing that is not speculation is that the great adversary has placed his feasts higher than Yahweh’s and is currently winning in that arena. The whole world celebrates the winter solstice every year with fir trees and lights, and the goddess Venus is celebrated with her fertility eggs and rabbits in the spring. Even though churches try to make Lucifer’s festivals appear to be about the business of Yahweh, it places Lucifer on the mount of the congregation, not Yahweh. They are actually serving Baal with these feasts. When will things turn around and when will Yahweh over take the one sitting “on the mount of the congregation”?

Dan 7:9 “As I looked, thrones were placed, and the Ancient of Days took his seat; his clothing was white as snow, and the hair of his head like pure wool; his throne was fiery flames; its wheels were burning fire.
Dan 7:10 A stream of fire issued and came out from before him; a thousand thousands served him, and ten thousand times ten thousand stood before him; the court sat in judgment, and the books were opened.
Dan 7:11 “I looked then because of the sound of the great words that the horn was speaking. And as I looked, the beast was killed, and its body destroyed and given over to be burned with fire.
Dan 7:12 As for the rest of the beasts, their dominion was taken away, but their lives were prolonged for a season and a time.

Yahweh tells us He will profane the sanctuaries of this festival high jacker.

Eze 28:11 And the word of Yahweh came to me, saying,
Eze 28:12 “Son of man, raise a lament over the king of Tyre, and you must say to him, ‘thus says the Lord Yahweh: “You were a perfect model of an example, full of wisdom and perfect of beauty.
Eze 28:13 You were in Eden, the garden of God, and every precious stone was your adornment: carnelian, topaz and moonstone, turquoise, onyx and jasper, sapphire, malachite and emerald. And gold was the craftsmanship of your settings and your mountings in you; on the day when you were created they were prepared.
Eze 28:14 You were an anointed guardian cherub, and I placed you on God’s holy mountain; you walked in the midst of stones of fire.
Eze 28:15 You were blameless in your ways from the day when you were created, until wickedness was found in you.
Eze 28:16 In the abundance of your trading, they filled the midst of you with violence, and you sinned; and I cast you as a profane thing from the mountain of God, and I expelled you, the guardian cherub, from the midst of the stones of fire.
Eze 28:17 Your heart was proud because of your beauty; you ruined your wisdom because of your splendor. I threw you on the ground before kings; I have exposed you for viewing.
Eze 28:18 From the abundance of your iniquities in the dishonesty of your trading, I profaned your sanctuaries and I brought fire from your midst; it consumed you, and I have turned you to ashes on the earth before the eyes of everyone who sees you.
Eze 28:19 All who know you among the peoples are appalled over you; you have become as horrors, and you shall cease to exist forever.”‘”

What happens to his false festivals that cause man to worship wood, stone, sun, moon and stars? Once again, the appointed times and feasts of Yahweh will be celebrated.

Zec 14:14 And Judah also will fight at Jerusalem. And the wealth of all the surrounding nations will be collected—gold and silver, and garments in great abundance.
Zec 14:15 Like this plague will be the plague on the horse, the mule, the camel, and the donkey, and every kind of animal in those camps.
Zec 14:16 And then every survivor from all those nations coming against Jerusalem will go up year after year to worship the king, Yahweh of hosts, and celebrate the Feast of Booths.
Zec 14:17 And then whoever of the clans of the earth does not go up to Jerusalem to worship the king, Yahweh of hosts, it will not rain on them
.

In some future time, anyone who does not celebrate the feast of Booths will not receive any rain. Has anyone heard about what this means? Where is the church in this prophecy, and why are there people who are left in the outskirts of the Mountain of Yahweh? The second book of Baruk, which never made it into the redacted, sixty-six book Bible, sheds some light on the reign of Messiah.

After the signs have come, of which you were told before, when the nations become turbulent, and the time of my Mashiach is come, he shall both summon all the nations, and some of them he shall spare, and some of them he shall slay. These things therefore shall come upon the nations which are to be spared by him. Every nation, which knows not Yashar’el and has not trodden down the seed of Ya`aqov, shall indeed be spared. This because some out of every nation shall be subjected to your people. But all those who have ruled over you, or have known you, shall be given up to the sword.” BARUK SHENIY (2 BARUK) 72:2-6 את CEPHER

Connecting the dots of Lucifer, Baal and the popular holidays that happen today is not hard if one is willing to let go of tradition and truly seek the things of Yahweh. Read the books of Judges and Kings and know that Baal is the sun god. The one who was born right after the winter solstice in December. Asherah was Baal’s wife, the queen of heaven or goddess of spring (aka Venus). These are the gods Jezebel promoted in Israel.

1Ki 18:17 When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, “Is this you who throws Israel into confusion?”
1Ki 18:18 He said, “I did not throw Israel into confusion; rather you and the house of your father have by forsaking the commands of Yahweh when you went after the Baals!
1Ki 18:19 So then, send word and assemble all of Israel to me on Mount Carmel, with the four hundred and fifty prophets of Baal and the four hundred prophets of Asherah, who eat at the table of Jezebel.”

The theme is consistent. The people of Yahweh forsook His commands and went after other gods; the Baals. The same thing happens in the end times, which started in the first century.

Act 3:22 Moses said, ‘The Lord God will raise up for you a prophet like me from your brothers. You shall listen to him in whatever he tells you.
Act 3:23 And it shall be that every soul who does not listen to that prophet shall be destroyed from the people.’
Act 3:24 And all the prophets who have spoken, from Samuel and those who came after him, also proclaimed these days.

Jesus had a very serious warning for those who tolerate Jezebel. This is not speaking about some dispensation that the church is going to miss. We are living in it now.

Rev 2:20 But I have this against you, that you tolerate that woman Jezebel, who calls herself a prophetess and is teaching and seducing my servants to practice sexual immorality and to eat food sacrificed to idols.
Rev 2:21 I gave her time to repent, but she refuses to repent of her sexual immorality.
Rev 2:22 Behold, I will throw her onto a sickbed, and those who commit adultery with her I will throw into great tribulation, unless they repent of her works,
Rev 2:23 and I will strike her children dead. And all the churches will know that I am he who searches mind and heart, and I will give to each of you according to your works.

Yahusha, the real name of Jesus, told us that someone coming in their own name would be accepted rather than He who comes in His Father’s name.

Joh 5:42 But I know that you do not have the love of God within you.
Joh 5:43 I have come in my Father’s name, and you do not receive me. If another comes in his own name, you will receive him.

Joh 5:44 How can you believe, when you receive glory from one another and do not seek the glory that comes from the only God?
Joh 5:45 Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father. There is one who accuses you: Moses, on whom you have set your hope.
Joh 5:46 For if you believed Moses, you would believe me; for he wrote of me.

Joh 5:47 But if you do not believe his writings, how will you believe my words?”

The name Jesus comes from Iesous, Greek for Joshua. It is also the name of a greek god of healing, son or daughter of Zeus. The Hebrew name, according to Strong’s and Brown Driver Briggs, is Yeshua, which means “he will save” or Yahusha, which mean “Yahweh saves”. I believe the name of our saviour has been high jacked by the great high hacker as well. Is it a coincidence that the name Jesus was used as a replacement for Yeshua? Why not just use Joshua when translating to English? I realize that the name Jesus is a transliteration that progressed through Hebrew, Greek, Latin and Germanic English. The current form of the name became popular with the addition of a “J” into the alphabet, and it is hard to undue tradition. The 1611 King James Version Bible used Iesus. The fact remains that the current name “Jesus” is not our saviour’s name, or anything close to it. It is not conclusive when the birthday of Zeus was celebrated, but sacrifices were made to Zeus at the winter solstice. Antioch of Epiphanies forced the people to eat swine’s flesh or be killed, and sacrificed a pig on the altar of Yahweh. Today, the people of God celebrate eating swine’s flesh. This has become a mystery to me now that I have a better understanding of Yahweh’s instructions in the light of the New Testament. Here is scripture from the book of the Maccabee’s, removed from most Bibles around 1647.

1Ma 1:54 Now the fifteenth day of the month Casleu, in the hundred forty and fifth year, they set up the abomination of desolation upon the altar, and builded idol altars throughout the cities of Juda on every side;
1Ma 1:55 And burnt incense at the doors of their houses, and in the streets.
1Ma 1:56 And when they had rent in pieces the books of the law which they found, they burnt them with fire.
1Ma 1:57 And whosoever was found with any the book of the testament, or if any committed to the law, the king’s commandment was, that they should put him to death.
1Ma 1:58 Thus did they by their authority unto the Israelites every month, to as many as were found in the cities.
1Ma 1:59 Now the five and twentieth day of the month they did sacrifice upon the idol altar, which was upon the altar of God.

It is hard to repent from the works of Jezebel if one does not know what those works are all about. Read about her and how she promoted Lucifer’s festivals and things polluted by idols. Something doesn’t have to be worshipped to be polluted by idols. All of the nations’ gods’ symbols are polluted and attract unclean spirits. Eventually Lucifer, the adversary, will “cease to live forever”, and His symbols and feast days also will go down in flames when Yahweh re-establishes His appointed times with His people. The question is, should we start practicing for that day now, or keep Lucifer “on the mount of the congregation” until Yahweh comes? I have lifted the veil and have seen what is happening behind the scenes of this carnival. Repent and get as far away from Lucifer’s festivals as possible.

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