THE HATED RED HAND
Ps. B. McMurdo (U.K.)
GOD'S MESSAGE OF HOPE TO THE PEOPLE OF ULSTER
THERE is no symbol more vilified and despised in this United Kingdom than the "Red Hand of Ulster" flag. Indeed, at time of writing, it has come to my attention that this flag is so detested by the Scottish Parliament that to wave or display this flag in public could constitute an offence under their new antisectarianism legislation. This is no accident, for the Red Hand of Ulster is the key to understanding the purpose of God to destroy Babylon in these momentous times. Therefore Babylon is doing all in its power to wipe out this most obnoxious (to them) symbol.
British Israel students among my readers will know that the Red Hand is the symbol of the Zarah line from Judah, reunited in the purpose of God with the Pharez line of the Davidic monarchy through the marriage of Milesius the Heremon, of the Zarah line, with David's descendant Tea Tephi, of the Pharez line, in Ireland. This Heremon was a king of the Scarlet-thread branch of Judah and his genealogy can easily be proved through study. The symbol of this branch of Judah is the Red Hand, symbolising the scarlet thread placed round the wrist of Zarah by the midwife (see Genesis 38). The Red Hand also speaks of the Bloody Hand of a Covenant God. Covenants in ancient times were made by cutting the hand or wrist of both parties and then they would clasp hands, thus mingling the blood. Hence a covenant partner would become your blood brother. It is from this practice of cutting covenant that we get the handshake of friendship. Like so many other aspects of covenant, this has become obscured to modern man.
This is why British soldiers were famous for centuries as "redcoats", because they took oath to the British monarchs, who are descended from the Scarlet-thread line. It is interesting how Hollywood has depicted British redcoats as arrogant, murderous tyrants in recent films such as Last of the Mohicans and The Patriot. Hatred for the Scarlet Branch is perhaps more intense than it ever has been from God-haters. This ancestry of our monarchs also explains the scarlet thread around official documents - the famous "red tape". The business of the Crown is the business of heaven.
It should be noted that the symbol of the Pharez line i.e. the Davidic emblem which our Royal Family bears is, of course, the Royal Harp of David, which is the national symbol of Ireland. Also, the Royal Family bears the standard of Judah, which is the lion. This lion emblem is often seen in rampant form, as in the Lion Rampant of Scotland, which is the Royal Standard of Scotland. When it is in this form, it is red in colour, symbolising the Lion of the Tribe of Judah. This speaks of the blood-drenched body of the Saviour on the cross and also of His vesture dipped in blood as He rides at the head of heaven's armies in Revelation 19. I love the lion figure at Waterloo, where the Lion of Judah has His foot on the whole world, signifying the Absolute Dominion of King Jesus on the Throne of Heaven, and the earthly dominion of the occupant of the Throne of David in Britain. It is absolutely vital that you understand that God's purpose for this nation is a godly monarch. Through such a king, or queen, He can extend His dominion in the earth. Oh for a monarch who, like Queen Victoria, would point to the Bible and say, "There is the secret of Britain's greatness."
Evil Republicans in Northern Ireland are doing everything they can to obliterate this symbol of the Red Hand from Ulster.Yes, they also have the Red Hand in some of their flags but the thing they hate about the Red Hand of Ulster is that it is topped by the British crown. But God has a glorious purpose in Ireland, not just the north, but the south also.
"So shall they fear The name of the Lord from the west, And His glory from the rising of the sun; When the enemy comes in like a flood, The Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him" - Isaiah 59:19 NKJV
Note that they shall fear the Lord's name FROM THE WEST. Ireland is west of Britain. Faithful Protestants, loyal to the British crown, still display the Red Hand on that island. Also, people shall fear His glory from the RISING OF THE SUN. Now, the sun rises in the east, does it not? So what sun is rising in the west? This is actually a word-play because one of the two meanings of the name Zarah is "sunrise". So from Zarah in the west, people will fear the name of the Lord and the glory of God. When the enemy comes in like a flood - and Zarah loyalists in Northern Ireland will tell you they are living in this right now! -the Spirit of the Lord will lift up a standard against him. What standard is this? The bloody Red Hand of a covenant-keeping God!
"Behold, I will lift up My hand in an oath to the nations (i.e. a bloody hand!) And set up My standard for the peoples; They shall bring your sons in their arms, And your daughters shall be carried on their shoulders" - Isaiah 49:22 NKJV
Here we see that God raises the standard of the Bloody Hand and see what happens: REVIVAL!!! NO wonder our enemies want to wipe out the standard of God in the earth! Now,if you believe that the Red Hand symbolises hatred, bigotry and intolerance, go get on your face in repentance for listening to the enemy's lies and propaganda. It actually symbolises liberty, victory and freedom for mankind because it is the sign of a covenantkeeping God and His dominion in the earth. The following verse in Isaiah 49 tells us that kings and queens will assist the revival and will bow down to those who bear the standard of God i.e. the bloody red hand.
The word used in Isaiah 59:19 for "standard" means 'to cause to flee" or scatter. This reminds us of the name Jezreel,where Jezebel was slain. Our God will destroy the harlot system of Babylon in the place of Jezreel. The name Jezreel, meaning "God sows" or "God scatters" is derived from the word zarah, meaning a seed. The secondary meaning of the proper name Zarah is "seed", or, as Young translates: "sprout". So the Red Hand of the Scarlet Branch of Zarah is to be God's instrument for the destruction of Babylon in the earth. This is Good News for those still loyal to the Red Hand in Ulster!
"Arise, shine; For your light has come! And the glory of the Lord is RISEN (Hebrew zarach!) upon you."
"For behold, the darkness shall cover the earth (and it certainly is), And deep darkness the people; But the Lord will ARISE (Heb. zarach again! The Lord will raise up the Red Hand) over you, And His glory will be seen upon you."
"The Gentiles shall come to your light, And kings to the brightness of your RISING" (Hebrew zerach yet again! Kings will come to the Red Hand, blood-bought people) - Isaiah 60:1-3 NKJV
Reading on from these verses you will see almost unspeakable blessing in the whole earth for the people of God, flowing from the Lord rising in glory over His people. It is no coincidence that the Hebrew word for rising here is the very name of the Scarlet-thread son of Judah by Tamar. Nor is it a coincidence that behind the Red Hand on Ulster's flag is the star emblem, symbolising the sunburst of Zarah. Far from this being a symbol of hate and division, it is the very embodiment of love and unity, for unto those who fear His Name shall the Sun of righteousness arise (zerach), with HEALING not pain, not bigotry, not hate - in His wings. The Red Hand of our Covenant God is the emblem that unites, not divides. It is the symbol of His shedding His blood to cleanse, purify, heal and liberate His people. In other words, it is the symbol of the Lord our REDEEMER, whose blood has purchased us.
Only God-haters could despise this glorious symbol. Only enemies of the Redeemer could despise the standard of redemption He has raised. Only enemies would refuse the blood-stained hand of the Saviour stretched out in forgiveness.
I want to bring to your attention the fact that the Vatican fears an ancient prophecy which says that, when Ireland fails, the Vatican will fall. That is, when popery is smashed in Ireland, then Babylon itself will fall. It is evident that the place of the Red Hand is the place of Jezreel, where God will destroy that bloody Jezebel which has held Ireland's sons and daughters in bondage for centuries. As the book Erin's Blood Royal* clearly puts forth, many of the Irish people are clearly identified as being descended from the Milesian kings, making them descendants of Judah. Its author, an Irish historian, claims that this information about the royal/aristocratic descent of the Irish has been deliberately suppressed by nationalists and republicans. No surprise there. It is interesting, however, that it serves Rome's interests for the Irish to see themselves as thick, illiterate peasants and not as the seed royal of kings and queens. They have adopted the same policy in Scotland, which became the seedbed of Catholic Socialist thinking. This mindset is that we are the downtrodden peasants ruled over by our English masters. Accepting this poison has reduced Scotland from the most dominion oriented nation on earth to a pathetic, introverted country populated by inferiority-minded no-hopers. Many Scottish people are, of course, of Irish and Ulster descent, making them Judahites also.
The Good News is that Babylon is coming down and the Celtic nations are where God is going to ignite the fires that will burn it to the ground. It ought to be of momentous importance to all of my readers that the Vatican is acutely aware of this and much, if not all, of its machinations are aimed at hindering or preventing this awesome day. I, for one, am quite happy to come into agreement with the Vatican on this: that when Ireland fails, it will bring all of popery and popedom down with it! In that day the symbol of the Red Hand will unite the Irish peoples in the liberty and freedom of the glorious Gospel. Then the barricades really will come down, not only of bricks and steel, but of division and hatred. Then the persecuted people of Northern Ireland will see the judgement of God upon their enemies. Those enemies are not flesh and blood but systems which hold men in the bondage of religion. Now, I could tell you some of the things that will happen in that day but you would think I was nuts!
For now, it is important to understand that this symbol of our Covenant God - the Red Hand of Ulster - is the very thing our enemies hate the most. For them, it would be a day of triumph to see it removed from our midst. This will never happen. Because this symbol is the very emblem of that which will crush the enemies of this nation and their wicked plans - the Blood Covenant of Jehovah God made with the HOUSE OF ISRAEL AND THE HOUSE OF JUDAH. That is the New Covenant made in the Body and Blood of Christ Jesus. Ask yourself this one question: why is the Red Hand so hated? Because it stands for this Covenant! Moreover, why are those who boldly display this standard so hated? Because they stand for this Covenant. Listen, I don't care how many paramilitary organisations or football supporters take this symbol and misappropriate it - I am not misappropriating it and I am not ashamed of it. I have Zarah blood flowing in my veins as my family claims descent from the Herremon. So I would never deny my ancestry. And I speak not only of flesh and blood, either. I am the blood-bought, blood-washed child of Almighty God, who extended His bloody Hand to me in covenant-friendship. This Covenant God made covenant with my ancestor David that He would never lack a man to sit on the Throne and that his seed would endure forever. Also that David's seed would be innumerable (see Psalm 89:36 and Jeremiah 33:20-22).
Nobody is going to undo the Abrahamic Covenant, the DavidicCovenant or the New Covenant. You would have more chance of stopping day and night from happening than breaking the invincible Word of God. So God's people and God's Kingdom agenda will outlast every pretender. And the vilified, hated, demonised, ostracised symbol of this Covenant will also outlast its enemies. The Red Hand will fly over the graves of all who oppose it. Nowhere more proudly than in the land in which it is still held dear.
GOD BLESS ULSTER! AND GOD BLESS THE RED HAND OF ULSTER!
God came from Teman,
The Holy One from Mount Paran.
His glory covered the heavens
And the earth was full of His praise.
His brightness was like the light
(NIV translates this "sunrise" -the meaning of the name Zarah!);
He had rays Dashing from His Hand,
And there was His power hidden.
Habbakuk 3: 3, 4 NKJV
J.H. Allen's book Judah's Sceptre and Joseph's Birthright is recommended for further study.
*Erin's Blood Royal, The Gaelic Noble Dynasties of Ireland by Peter Beresford Ellis. Published by Paigrave Macmillan
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