Date: 06/30/2002 4:03:34 AM Central Daylight Time
1. Delores Chenowith: ONE OTHER PIECE OF INFRO
2. Eliezer: Congratulations
3. Research Requests:
4. William F. Dankenbring: Liked Article
5. William F. Dankenbring: A New Look at End-Time EPHRAIM!
From: delores chenowith
Subject: ONE OTHER PIECE OF INFRO
What other nation has published more
of the Hebrew gospel to all the
rest of the world than the U.S.A.....
None I find that to be the most interesting fact of all.....Al.
From: Eliezer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: "Brit-Am Now"-47
Congratulations on all your efforts. Your long
vision is beginning to bare fruits.
3. Research Requests:
1. I am seeking (preferably on the web) lists of the most frequent surnames
in Britain, the USA, Australia, NZ, etc and also in European countries.
2. Books or articles that discuss Biblical
place-names in the west
especially in the USA.
3. Articles on the DNA of western peoples.
4. Articles on links between western
peoples and the east.
Anyone who has knowledge of the above, please contact me,
Note below is an article by William F. Dankenbring claiming that the USA is
Ephraim and the UK Menasseh.
We believe the opposite as we have explained frequently.
Nevertheless the article is worth considering and it does strengthen
awareness of the fact that the USA must be dominated by Joseph
and Joseph incudes both Ephraim and Menasseh.
William F. Dankenbring
Greetings again, Yair! I liked the article by David Skelly which you put on
your e-mail list. It was very good. I agree with you that in general ALL
the "lost ten tribes" can carry the name "EPHRAIM" since Ephraim is the
DOMINANT tribe and over-all leader of them all. Nevertheless, the book of
Hosea clearly speaks of Ephraim in particular, and individually, and God
accuses them of going astray and leading the others astray as well. When we
look at the 20th century and beginning of the 21st century, it is obvious
that the UNITED STATES best fulfills the description in the Bible of Ephraim.
It is full of sports and movie "idols," is dominant in the world in every
way, militarily, politically, economically, and in apostasy. In terms of
world influence, the US far outstrips the whole of the British Commonwealth
by light years.
Of course, there is much mixture between Ephraim, and Manesseh, and many of
the other tribes dwell in part in Ephraim. It is a "melting pot." Have you
ever been to the USA? Have you visited our major cities, our waterways,
rivers, valleys, national parks? The USA is unique among the nations.
I urge you once again to reconsider your view that England/Canada et al are
Ephraim -- they are Manesseh, primarily. Attached is a copy of an article I
published in the last issue of Prophecy Flash identifying modern "Ephraim" by
its national/prophetic characteristics. (Steve Collins' point that the
British Empire USED to be great makes no difference; in those olden times,
Ephraim was STILL largely in the UK and hadn't become dominant yet in
America! But the POWER GOES where the leading tribe -- Ephraim -- goes. And
Ephraim went WEST -- to AMERICA -- the "NEW Promised Land" as the pilgrims
saw it -- a land of religious freedom, liberty, and opportunity.
A New Look at End-Time
William F. Dankenbring
Of all those who
recognize that the lost ten tribes of Israel have been
found in the modern world, and are primarily the peoples of the Anglo-Saxon
Celtic race, found in western Europe, Great Britain, Ireland, the United
States, Canada, and related peoples, why does almost everyone believe that
the British Commonwealth is descended primarily from the tribe of Ephraim,
and America is descended from Manasseh?
Who Is Ephraim?
Just who is Ephraim,
we have proved before that Ephraim is none other than
the United States of America. Yet there are many opponents of this
revelation, who continue to insist that they are right, and that Ephraim is
the United Kingdom, primarily England and Canada.
The Fruitful Bough and Arrows
Jacob then blessed
his sons, and said that Joseph would be "a fruitful
bough, a fruitful bough by a well; his branches run over the wall. The
archers have bitterly grieved him, shot at him and hated him. But his bow
abode in strength, and the arms of his hands were made strong by the hands
of the mighty God of Jacob" (Gen.49:22-24).
Before we go on,
notice! Since Ephraim is the tribe Jacob blessed with
the greatest blessings, as the "firstborn" of the firstborn, these promises
would be doubly applicable to him, not Manasseh. The fruitful olive branch
is one of the primary national symbols and emblems of the United
States! Secondly, the United States has as one of symbols in its national
flag and seal a bundle of arrows. Thirdly, it is the United States which
is the pre-eminent superpower among the world's nations, whose military
prowess and might have been "made strong by the hands of the mighty God of
Jacob." Who among all the nations can compare with the United States in
In the book of Deuteronomy,
next, we find the words of Moses regarding
Joseph in the last days. He declared, "His glory is like a firstborn bull,
and his horns like the horns of a wild ox [or, unicorn]; together with them
he shall push the peoples to the ends of the earth; they are the ten
thousands of Ephraim, and the thousands of Manasseh" (Deut.33:17).
Believe it or not
as foolish as it may seem I have seen educated men,
authors of books on the subject, who have argued that this means Ephraim
ruled over more Gentile nations than his brother Manasseh. But that's not
what it says! The plain sense of the Scripture is that Ephraim would far
outnumber Manasseh, in population and military might. It is amazing to me
just how far people sometimes will go, in the vain imaginations of their
hearts, to subvert and twist Scripture to support a cherished myth or
can see that this Scripture is speaking of relative
population, or relative size of the armies troops of Ephraim and
Manasseh. Ephraim's military power would be much greater than that of
Manasseh. Her population, also, would be much greater. That is the
natural inference and plain teaching of this passage. To argue otherwise
is simply to set a trap for unwary readers and deceive them. We ought to
tremble before the Word of God, and not allow ourselves to be misled in our
hearts because of previously cherished ideas which we have assumed to be true.
Ephraim God's "Helmet"
God's Word suggests
very strongly that Ephraim was to become a mighty
military power. In the book of Psalms, God prophesied, "Gilead is Mine,
Manasseh is Mine; Ephraim also is the HELMET for My head" (Psalm
108:8). "Ephraim is my helmet," says the New International
Version. "Ephraim is the strength of my head," says the King James
Version. The Hebrew word is maoz and literally means, "a fortified place,
force, fortress, rock, strength, strong, defense, stronghold."
In Psalm 60:7, God
says, "Ephraim also is the strength of my head"
(KJV). The New King James has it, "Ephraim also is the helmet [lit.,
"protection'] for My head."
Again, notice that
its is EPHRAIM whom God associates with military power,
strength, compares to a fortress, and as being powerful in defense and as
being a mighty stronghold a SUPERPOWER! He even refers to Ephraim as
being His own helmet, as a nation He uses to protect His "head" His own
government. As Judah is the tribe He uses for government ("the sceptre
shall not depart from Judah" Gen.49:10; II Chron.5:1), so it is that
Ephraim is to be the protector of Judah. Today, Judah is primarily located
in Israel! And which among the nations is the most loyal, faithful
SUPPORTER of the state of Israel?
to both the connection between Judah and Ephraim the
state of Israel and America is found in the book of Zechariah. God says,
"For I have bent Judah, My bow, fitted the bow with Ephraim, and raised up
your sons, O Zion, against your sons, O Greece, and made you like the sword
of a mighty man" (Zech.9:13). The Lord compares Judah to His bow, and
Ephraim to His arrows (again, only the United States has a bundle of ARROWS
in its national emblems!).
Now, if we look at
the United States, and compare it with the United
Kingdom, to see which would be more likely today to be God's "helmet," a
nation He uses to protect and safeguard, would we choose Great Britain? Or
the much more powerful United States? Think about it!
Evidence from Hosea
But now let's look
at the evidence from the prophet Hosea. Here is where
this subject gets real interesting.
The first time Ephraim
is mentioned in Hosea, God says of her, "Ephraim is
joined to idols, let him alone. Their drink is rebellion, they commit
harlotry continually" (Hos.4:17). Indeed, our nation is FILLED with
idols from automobiles, Hollywood actors and actresses, "movie idols,"
rock-and-roll idols, music idols, images worshipped in churches, people
prize, esteem, "worship" the works of their own hands. Secondly, our
nation is famous for "rebellion" it was born in rebellion! It suffered
the "Civil War," a war fought over the rebellion of the southern
states. Thirdly, our nation is filled with "harlotry" prostitution,
pornography, sexual abandon! We truly possess the identifying "marks" of
Ephraim! "For now, O Ephraim, you commit harlotry; Israel is defiled"
(Hos.5:3). "The pride of Israel testifies to his face; therefore Israel
and Ephraim stumble in their iniquity; Judah also stumbles with them"
(Hos.5:5). All Israel is guilty as charged but the worst of them all is
Ephraim, the ringleader of rebellion!
Because of this,
God says, "Ephraim shall be desolate in the day of
rebuke" (Hos.5:9). Why? God says, "I have seen a horrible thing in the
house of Israel: There is the harlotry of Ephraim; Israel is defiled"
(Hos.6:10). This also refers to spiritual harlotry, going after false
gods, false religions, PAGAN customs and beliefs of PAGANIZED churches.
"Ephraim has mixed
himself among the peoples; Ephraim is a cake unturned.
Aliens have devoured his strength, but he does not know it"
(Hos.7:8-9). The United States has been rightly called a "melting
pot." It has more immigrants and peoples from other nations than any other
nation. It prides its tolerance. Yet it is also a "cake unturned" that
is, white on one side, black or brown on the other. "Half baked," as they
say. The mixing of the races and nationalities also causes racial
prejudice, racial antagonisms, and unfair practices. Racism is a real
problem. This will ultimately result in weakening the nation, as "aliens
devour his strength."
"Ephraim also is
like a silly dove" (Hos.8:11). God compares Ephraim with
a "silly dove" which seeks allies in the world. Even today, the United
States seeks to build a "coalition against terror," and tries to make
"allies" of its enemies including Syria, Iran, and even the
Palestinians to combat the threat of international terrorism. American
"Ephraim has hired
lovers" (Hos.8:9). The United States makes alliances
and pays foreign nations to co-operate in its fight against
terror. Back-room deals were struck with the Russians, and Pakistan
leaders, to gain their support in the war on terror, the Taliban, and Al
Queda. This is much more true of the United States than any other nation
on earth including Great Britain.
Before I go on, one
writer claims that the term "Ephraim" includes ALL the
nations of the ten tribes which were carried into captivity, and later
re-settled in western Europe. This statement, however, is patently false,
when it is applied to the prophecies of the book of Hosea. When ALL the
tribes of Israel are mentioned in Hosea, they are plainly referred to as
"Israel." In Hosea 5:3 they are clearly distinguished from each other. We
read: "I know Ephraim, and Israel is not hid from Me. For now, O Ephraim,
you commit harlotry; Israel is defiled." "Therefore Israel AND Ephraim
stumble in their iniquity" (Hos.5:5).
Agricultural Wealth and Recklessness
Almighty God also
tells us of Ephraim: "Ephraim is a trained heifer that
loves to thresh grain; but I harnessed her fair neck, I will make Ephraim
pull a plow" (Hos.10:11). Isn't it interesting that America is the
greatest AGRICULTURAL NATION in all the world? We love big farms, of
rolling fields of wheat, corn, rye, millet, barley, and all kinds of
grain. Our country is the most agriculturally blessed of all lands.
Wealth and Fraud
Ephraim also was to become a very wealthy
nation. "And Ephraim said,
'Surely I have become rich, I have found wealth for myself"
(Hos.11:8). How true! The United States is by far the wealthiest nation
on the earth; there is none comparable. Our gross domestic product is the
envy of every nation on earth.
Yet at the same time,
God says, "When I would have healed Israel, then the
iniquity of Ephraim was uncovered, and the wickedness of Samaria. For they
have committed fraud; a thief comes in; a band of robbers takes spoil
outside" (Hos.7:1). Fraud! Massive business corruption.
America has been
lifted up to the top of the nations. But God says, "When
Ephraim spoke, trembling, he exalted himself in Israel; but when he
offended through Baal worship, he died. Now they sin more and more, and
have made for themselves molded images, idols of their silver"
(Hos.13:1-2). When our nation was humble, in our beginnings, God blessed
us abundantly, and intervened on our behalf. But now we have grown proud,
self-sufficient, and have forgotten God, our Maker, and Redeemer. Now we
sin, "more and more." Truly, judgment is coming!
Ephraim "pursues the east wind" (Hos.12:1).
An east wind blows
west. Therefore, we would expect to find Ephraim located in the western
part of the world and true "west" would lead to the "western hemisphere,"
and the location of the United States of America! We are found at the same
latitude as ancient Israel (Los Angeles is at the same latitude as
Jerusalem, or Tel Aviv).
"And I will make of you a great nation.
And I will bless you and make your
And you shall be a blessing.
"And I will bless they who bless you, and curse him who curses you.
And in you shall all the families of the earth be blessed.
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