Reliving the Technicolor dream
by Douglas Eckert
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Reliving the Technicolor dream-
So ... we find ourselves standing in the emerald city, staring at the "mighty Oz", wondering how it is that we get back to Kansas.
Who exactly are the "WE" who are standing in this place?
The ferocious, powerful creature who has been turned into a giant pussycat. The mighty creature that has been convinced that he no longer has any courage. I have heard it said, by people smarter and wiser than I, that the opposite of Love is not hate, but rather fear. Those people then go on to quite eloquently illustrate this point. I'll add, that being that "God IS Love", then the spirit of God is definitely fearlessness, which is otherwise known as courage .
The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.)
-The Tin man-
The woodchopping harvester of the trees. The creature who has been convinced that he has no heart. The creature who often feels that his hands and feet do not freely move.
An idiom in the Bible that is often overlooked, but IS most definitely there, is that the "tree" when mentioned in the Bible often is a symbol for "man". Could it be said then that this "tin man" harvester of man is the church? The church that has somehow been convinced that it has no heart. The church "body of Christ" who's arms, hands and legs are immobilized?
(1cor.12:12 NASB: For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ.)
This church, like the Tin man, also no longer seems to have a heart. (Rev. 2:4 ASV: But I have this against thee, that thou didst leave thy first love.)
The creature that was created to ward off the raiders of the harvest. The creature who has been convinced that he can no longer reason. Convinced that he no longer has a brain. That he can no longer fend off the thieves of the harvest.
Reason or thinking is man's greatest weapon against this harvest raider, Satan. (Isaiah 1:18 ASV: Come now, and let us reason together, saith Jehovah: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool.)
-Finally there is Dorothy-
The beautiful Human creature. The one who somehow lost her way in life. The one trying so desperately to get herself back to Kansas. The one who believes deep in her heart that she CAN find her way back, and that SHE (The Bride of Christ?), metaphorically the lion, CAN get back his courage. And that SHE (The Bride of Christ?), metaphorically the tin man, CAN get back his heart and that SHE (The Bride of Christ?), metaphorically the scarecrow, CAN get back his mind.
As WE creatures find ourselves at the end of the "guiding" yellow bricked road, trying to look for an answer to each of our respective dilemmas; (This calls to mind the old expression that says: the road to Hell is paved with good intentions) As we stand staring up at the image of the great and mighty wizard looking for the answer to our lives...
But wait! ... there's one more other little creature that we forgot to mention. The one that the wicked witch of the west seemed so irrationally afraid of, and was out to "get" all along that trip down the yellow road.
That little dog Toto.
The creature that often seemed to be barking at us like it was trying to tell us something. The creature that was constantly trying to lead us other creatures OFF of that yellow road.
Well this creature, who no longer will be ignored, has suddenly and unexpectedly lifted back the curtain and exposed to everyone the pathetic creature behind the curtain ... the creature who "plays" the great and mighty Oz (Satan).
Right NOW we find ourselves staring at reality. WHAT are we gonna do amidst this new powerful revelation?
Are we gonna pretend that we didn't see behind the curtain ?
Are we gonna pretend that we didn't see that "Oz didn't give nothin' to the tin man ... (and scarecrow and lion) that we didnt allready have"? If we just tap into the power of our glorious Creator.
Are we gonna let the curtain just fall back and let the wizard kill the dog, and go off into some trans-human "zombieland"?
Or, are we (The Bride of Christ) gonna prayerfully close our eyes, put our feet and hands to work and say
"There's no place like TRUTH (God, The Father), there's no place like TRUTH (Jesus, The Son), there's no place like TRUTH (The Holy Spirit).
I'm convinced that "TOTO" stands for:
"Trumper Of The Oz". (Not necessarily the candidate, but the spirit of the man, but the awakening that this creature TOTO has been barking about all along that yellow road.)
Join the awakening of Dorothy (Humanity) by heeding some of the barking of TOTO. Startpage search the works of at least ONE of the following people:
Dave Hodges, Paul McGuire, Joe and Doug Hagmann, Mike Adams, Pastor Chuck Missler, Pastor Chuck Baldwin, Michael Snyder , Ted Broer, Stan Deyo, Dr. Stan Monteith, David Knight, Tom Horn, Steve Quayle, Pastor Butch Paugh, Bradlee Dean, Jon Rappaport, Katherine Albrecht, Catherine Austin Fitts, James Corbett or the big Kahuna Alex Jones, to name just a few of the probably hundreds of VERY brilliant, educated, courageous people. Although all of these people have slightly different views and opinions, they are ALL unwavingly similar in their barking.
So ... maybe we ALL (Humanity) can FINALLY wake up from that Technicolor, divide and conquer "dream".
We ARE at a crossroad!
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