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Pastor Murray and Moses! Why Does Arnold Keep Suggesting that Moses is One of the Two Witnesses?


----- Original Message -----
From: Name Withheld
To: Paul Stringini
Sent: Sunday, April 15, 2012 6:37 PM
Subject: Pastor Murray and Moses!

Why does Arnold keep suggesting that Moses is one of the two witnesses when the bible clearly states he DIED at age 120?  Elijah was translated and Arnold also suggests he is the other witness which could be possible since he never died.                  Name Withheld
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Comment:  Looking at my response, I realize that I did not answer the heart of this person's question: "Why does Pastor Murray suggest this?"  I want to remedy that error. I think there are two reasons why many prophets keep putting forward old testament figures as "the two witnesses."  Reason 1).  They are afraid to claim that they themselves are one of the two witnesses. Reason 2).  They cannot bear the idea that one of their contemporaries  may be one of the two witnesses.  It is as simple as that.  They don't want (or fear) to claim it for themselves, and they don't want to think it could be anyone else either.  Moses, Elijah, Enoch, these guys are "safe" because they are inarguably great figures in the bible.  The idea that one of their contemporaries might be one of the witnesses, is too much for proud men like Murray to bear. 

I, on the other hand, fully expect the two witnesses to be living men and women, sealed and prepared by God, and drawn from the people of the times in which the end-time events occur.

My Response:

 ----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Stringini
To: Name Withheld
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2012 12:25 PM
Subject: Re: Pastor Murray and Moses!

Randy, that is a good question. This part is my opinion, but I think that psychologically, many teachers would like to be one of the two witnesses themselves, but they do not want to come out and say so, also they don't like to think that it could be anyone who is alive right now other than themselves, I think Moses may be the "safe" answer. Arnold picks Moses because he believes that Moses ascended into heaven. Without really even examining that idea, there is nothing that leads me to believe that the two witnesses are anyone come down from heaven.

There is a very simple solution. I KNOW who the two witnesses are. It is one of the easiest pieces of prophetic symbology to understand. It is so very simple.

Of the two witnesses: "These are the two olive trees and the two candlesticks standing before the God of the Earth"

They are called "the two candlesticks" and they stand before God.

"These things saith he that holdeth the seven stars in his right hand, who walketh in the midst of the seven golden candlesticks;"

"...and the seven candlesticks are the seven churches."

Five churches were threatened to have their candlesticks removed out of their place

"Remember therefore from whence thou art fallen, and repent, and do the first works; or else I will come unto thee quickly, and will remove thy candlestick out of his place..."

Two of the churches were not rebuked or warned, since only two remain faithful, these must be the two remaining candlesticks.

So the two witnesses are the two churches that remain faithful.

These may be manifest in pairs of witnesses, or not, but there will not be two super-duper all-star witnesses come down from heaven to put on a show, this is part of why most people will not recognize them for who they are, there will be many more than two individuals.

WE are the two witnesses... it will be our time. We are the candlesticks that stand before God. The lightbearers that shine in the prescence of God to be revealed to men in due season.

Thanks for taking the time to write.


Paul Stringini

----- Original Message -----
From: Paul Stringini
To: Name Withheld
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2012 6:57 PM
Subject: Re: Pastor Murray and Moses!
and more more little point on that, the two witnesses are the two candlesticks not the two "stars" if you get my meaning

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