Skip to comments.Jonathan Cahn: The Harbinger
Posted on 06/25/2014 4:17:14 PM PDT by Faith Presses On
LIGHT TO THE NATIONS The massive scale of the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center made for startling images and a new frightening, sober reality for America. But through this devastation Rabbi Cahn was given an understanding of what this meant to America through Isaiah 9:10, and the uncanny parallel this attack has to events in 8th century Israel.
Jonathan says before God judges a nation, He sends warning. He sent warning to ancient Israel. The attacks of 9/11 were a warning, and like ancient Israel, if the nation ignores Gods warning there will be dire consequences, Jonathan says. Harbinger means warning. In his book, The Harbinger, a prophetic mystery and message conveyed in the form of a novel, Jonathan tells of the supernatural connection between ancient Israel and America. An unnamed Prophet speaks. However, the events are real, filled with insights the Lord revealed to Jonathan in the years after 9/11.
There are nine harbingers of what happens after the first attack if the nation refuses to return to God. The judgments are progressive, with periods of normalcy in-between, but continue if there is no national repentance. The economic implosion and other national ills spring from this event. Israel and America are the only two nations that God sovereignly planted as a light to the nations. Those who laid Americas foundations saw it as a new Israel, an Israel of the New World. And as with ancient Israel, they saw it as a covenant with God, the Prophet says. To whom much is given, much is required.
THE HARBINGERS Based on Isaiah 9:10, - The bricks have fallen, but we will build with hewn stones: the sycamores are cut down, but we will plant cedars in their place, the northern 10 Tribes of Israel refused to repent after they were struck by the Assyrians - which was a warning from the Lord. Instead of listening to the alarm, of turning back, and humbling themselves in repentance, they boasted of their resolve, that they would rebuild stronger and better than before. They ignored the warning and rejected the call to return. They defied it. Sadly, their defiance led to the nations total destruction years later. The ancient prophecy forms the key to the nine harbingers of judgment, which are given to a nation in danger of judgment each of which have reappeared on American soil marking America as the nation in danger of judgment.
The First Harbinger: The Breach. In 732 B.C., the hedge of protection was removed and Israels enemies invade the land and wreak havoc. The calamity traumatizes the nation but it takes place on a limited scale, as with 9/11. The warning is the removal of the hedge. On September 11, 2001, Americas hedge of protection was removed the breach of Americas security, and was a sign that God has lifted His protective hand.
The Second Harbinger: The Terrorist. It was the dark shadow of Assyrian terror that loomed over the kingdom of Israel. The danger against which the prophets had warned. And when, years later, Israels final judgment came, the Assyrians would again be the means through which it would happen. So, too, the attack on America is carried out by terrorists. The Assyrians were a Semitic people, children of the Middle East. So too were the terrorists of 9/11.
The Third Harbinger: The Fallen Bricks. The most visible signs of the attack on ancient Israel were that of the fallen buildings and the ruin heaps of fallen bricks. The third harbinger is the sign of the fallen bricks of the fallen buildings. On Sept 11, 2001, Americans were confronted with the same sign, fallen bricks of the fallen buildings of the wreckage of Ground Zero. America was not turning back to God. It was a short-lived spiritual revival that never came.
The Fourth Harbinger: The Tower. Israel defiantly began rebuilding on the devastated ground, vowing to rebuild higher and stronger. So, too, in the wake of 9/11, American leaders vowed to rebuild at Ground Zero higher and stronger the Tower begins to rise at Ground Zero. Those involved act unwittingly.
The Fifth Harbinger: The Gazit Stone. We will rebuild with quarried stone - The Israelites carve out quarried stone from mountain rock and bring it back to the ground of destruction where clay bricks once stood. Three years after 9/11, a stone is quarried out of the mountain rock of New York. This massive stone was brought back to Ground Zero. In ancient Israel this stone became a misplaced embodiment of the nations confidence in its own power. So too the massive stone at Ground Zero became the symbolic cornerstone of the rebuilding. Public ceremonies accompanied the stone placement. Plans to rebuild Ground Zero would be frustrated for years. Eventually they would remove the stone from GZ altogether.
The Sixth Harbinger: The Sycamore. The Sycamores have been cut down - The attack on ancient Israel resulted in the striking down of the sycamore tree, a biblical sign of national judgment. The fallen sycamore is a sign of uprooting, a warning and, in ignoring the warning, it becomes a prophecy of judgment. On 9/11, as the North Tower fell it sent debris and wreckage which struck and uprooted an object a sycamore tree growing at Ground Zero. The tree was made into a symbol and named The Sycamore of Ground Zero. When it fell in ancient Israel it prophesied the nations downfall and the end of its kingdom. What happens to America depends on if the warning is heeded.
The Seventh Harbinger: The Erez Tree. But we will plant cedars in their place - In their defiance of God, the Israelites replace the fallen sycamore with a Cedar tree. The cedar, being stronger than the sycamore becomes a symbol of the nations arrogant hope that it will emerge from the crisis stronger than before. The English name for this tree is Cedar, but the Hebrew word is Erez. Erez stands not only for cedar but for a conifer tree of the panacea family. In November of 2003, a tree was lowered at the corner of Ground Zero into the soil where the fallen sycamore once stood. The tree was a conifer, a panacea tree, the biblical Erez. A ceremony was held around the tree and it, too, became a symbol entitled The Tree of Hope. There is always hope. A nations true hope is found only in returning to God.
The Eight Harbinger: The Utterance. The Eighth Harbinger was the public speaking of the ancient vow of defiance. For this harbinger to manifest, the vow would have to be spoken in the nations capital by a national leader, as it had been in ancient Israel. On Sept 11, 2004, every object mentioned in the prophecy of Isa 9:10 had manifested. The public utterance of the prophecy had to take place publicly, which happened on Sept 11, 2004 when VP candidate John Edwards, giving a speech in the capital city, quoted this exact scripture word for word in Wash., DC. Without realizing it, he was joining the two nations together and, without realizing it, pronouncing judgment on America. The ancient and the modern were bound together.
The Ninth Harbinger: The Prophecy. The Ninth Harbinger is the proclaiming of the ancient vow as prophecy, as a matter of public record, and spoken before the words come true. On Sept 12, 2001, the day after 9/11, America issues its official response to the attack. The one in charge of issuing the response was Tom Daschle, Senate Majority Leader. As he closes his speech he makes a declaration he proclaims the ancient vow of defiance, word for word, to the world. By doing so he prophesies the nations future course, all of which comes to pass....
From a Biblical perspective,
“The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.” Eccl. 1:9
“Those that don’t know history are doomed to repeat it,”
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to relive it.”
I don’t know if God links the fall of Israel and modern America. However, the author makes a good case for it. I do believe that America’s response to 9-11 was wrong. It seems like we aren’t just thumbing our noses at the terrorists but at God as well.
As with all claims to prophetic utterances, this one should be prayed over. That being said, it is true that Daschle and John Edwards both used Isaiah 9:10 in speeches proclaiming America’s defiance in the face of the attacks of 9/11. I wonder who advised them to use that particular verse?
If Cahn's timeline is still correct, that "soon" will be Sept 28th, 2015.
I thought he took some broad truths and read a lot more detail into it than necessarily followed. Fun read though.
Work of fiction. Read the Bible for God’s sake. The Harbinger wasn’t even a good book, read it cover to cover. About as compelling as watching Ancient Aliens on the Hitler Channel.
Scripture is given to us for reproof and an example. I also feel that 9/11 was an announcement of judgment, but we did not take heed. Instead, we have invited the enemy in and given them refuge and the best of everything we have. We have bowed at the feet of their god, Allah, who is nothing more than the moon god. This is an abomination to the MOST HIGH GOD!
August 23rd, 2001:
Post 127 (Aug 23 2001):
A red flag is a well known warning sign or danger signal. What a picture to see the SOL holding a red flag up. What a picture to see the Statue of Liberty with the same initials (SOL) as a common expletive beginning with the letters S.O.L. meaning S___ Out of Luck.
Volition: The exercise of the will: Prospective volition: Danger signal
danger signal (noun)
danger signal, note of warning, WARNING
murmur, muttering, DISCONTENT
writing on the wall, portent, evil omen, OMEN
gathering clouds, thundercloud
storm warning, gale warning, small craft warning, hurricane warning
tornado warning or alert
warning sound, alarum, alarm clock, alarm bell, burglar alarm, security alarm, car alarm, fire alarm, fire bell, foghorn, fog signal, bell buoy, car horn, klaxon, buzzer, bicycle bell, police whistle
blast, honk, toot, LOUDNESS
alarm, church bell, curfew, tocsin, siren, alert, red alert
tattoo, beat of the drum, trumpet-call, CALL
war cry, battle cry, rallying cry
death's head, skull and crossbones
warning light, red light, yellow light, Very lights, lighthouse, beacon
quarantine flag, storm flag, red flag, yellow flag
distress signal, SOS, Mayday, SIGNAL
sign of alarm, start, tremor, blench, sweat, hair on end, FEAR
I've looked into this and believe there's a connection myself. I have heard Cahn's interpretations of the 9/11-related events criticized for connecting a Bible prophecy given to ancient Israel with present-day America, but nonetheless there is a proven repetition here in some respects. I'm wondering what other Christians think, and if they believe that the Lord did send a warning that linked ancient Israel and America through Isaiah 9:10.
Ephraim = "double ash-heap" "I shall be doubly fruitful"
Problem with that: christianity resembles more Tammuz than Torah...
Islam may be moon worship but the other creation that is worshipped- the sun- is an abomination too..
The calendar of christianity, its holy days, and its ‘Sun’s’ Day sabbath- all counterfeits of scripture show a little more worship of the sun than believers realize..
Those obelisks and steeples are sun worship object/idols too...
Every American needs to read this book.
Isa 9:8 יהוה sent a word against Yaʽaqoḇ, and it has fallen on Yisraĕl. 9 And the people shall know, all of them, Ephrayim and the inhabitant of Shomeron, who say in pride and greatness of heart: 10 The bricks have fallen down, but we rebuild with hewn stones; the sycamores are cut down, but we replace them with cedars.
Cahn's Harbinger as it relates to America is nothing more than scare tactics to put the fear of man in man, rather than teach man the proper meaning of repentance and what the true doctrine of returning to God's Ways in order for the land to be healed. America has never held to a true doctrine of repentance towards God as a whole. Yes, there have always been a remnant in this land who do, but as a whole, America has never truly returned to the covenant of God as defined by the Word of God.
The Gospel of Christ was first given in the garden, then repeated through Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob(Israel), Moses and David. Where is the Gospel message in Cahn's books & DVD's? Nowhere because it is a tool of Christ's adversary used to promote Public Law 102-14 (H.J. Res. 104) March 20, 1991 in which the 10 Commandments were replaced with the unbiblical Noahide laws of Talmudic Judaism. Want to begin the repair of America then one must first begin by repealing Public Law 102-14 that is the foundational cause of the 10 Commandments being removed from all public places.