You shall eat in the presence of the LORD your God, at the place where He chooses for His Name to abide, the tithe of your grain, your new wine, your fresh oil, and the firstborn of your herd and your flock, so that you may learn to honor: and worship the LORD your God always. Deuteronomy 14:23.
Today your LORD (יהוה) God (אלהים) says:
I talk many times of the grain, the new wine and the oil. I blessed My people with it from their fields, vineyards, and trees, and then they offered the first fruits and tithe to Me and I gave it to them to feast on in My presence, in the place I chose to for My Name to abide, in other words, where I chose to dwell among them, as in the Tabernacle in the wilderness. It was there they were to bring their offerings from the abundance I gave them and eat it with Me with joy.
But, as in all things I do and say, there are many layers of significance, many revelations, insights and personal messages to you in My Words that I show you in My presence as you grow in your oneness with Me. And we feast upon it together.
The first fruits and tithe could only be feasted upon in My presence where I dwelt. The first belonged to Me and I increased you more and more and opened the windows of Heaven for you and rebuked the devourer from the rest of your possessions when you gave the tithes and offerings first to Me.
You are not allowed to eat within your gates the tithe of your grain or new wine or oil, or the firstborn of your herd or flock, or any of your votive offerings which you vow, or your freewill offerings, or the contribution of your hand. But you shall eat them before the LORD your God in the place which the LORD your God will choose, you and your son and daughter, and your male and female servants, and the Levite who is within your gates; and you shall rejoice before the LORD your God in all that you put your hand to. Deuteronomy 12:17-18.
And it is the same in your life today. Seek Me early. Wake up in My presence and feast on My Word as the first fruits of your day as we rejoice together in all you will put your hand to that day. And then abide in Me always so we can keep feasting together all day and all night, for now the place where My Name abides is you and I dwell with you and in you. I am at your side within and without. I have compassed you about, making your life beautiful and new as I sing My songs in you. And as you know from My Song of Songs, My song over you is a love song just as My banner over the banquet hall (house of wine) is Love. For I am Love. Why not sing with Me? David did. The sweet psalmist of Israel, a man after My own heart, who carried out My every Word.
And songs of love are songs of deliverance, of protection, and of blessing from My heart to yours. If you are not hearing them it is time to check the ears of your heart. You may have the headphones of the world, the flesh, and the devil clamped on so tight that you have shut out My voice and not heard My knocking.
Have you ever tried to talk to someone walking near you along a street that has earphones or ear buds in and is listening to another voice on their phone or device? They do not hear you or respond to your question or greeting. If you yell at them, then they may pull out the earbud and ask you what you said but it interferes with their program which is streaming on their device.
It is time to come to the banquet, to stream to My holy Mountain, to Zion, perfect in beauty.
The Mighty One, God, the LORD, has spoken, and summoned the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting. Out of Zion, the perfection of beauty, God has shone forth. Psalm 50:1-2.
Let us talk about the grain, the new wine, and the fresh oil. Why is it so significant you see it throughout the history of My people Israel?
The grain, the wine, and the oil were blessings of prosperity but also they were offerings and sacrifices in My dwelling place where I had put My Name offered by My priests. The grain offering was called the “minchah (מִנְחָה),” which simply means a gift, tribute, and offering. And the grain offering, the unleavened bread, and the wine of the drink offering were offered every morning and evening with the unblemished lamb of the burnt offering covering the sins of My people and their nation from judgment and wrath.
“They will come and shout for joy on the height of Zion, and they will be radiant over the abundant goodness of the LORD, over the grain and the new wine and the fresh oil, and over the young of the flock and the herd; and their life will be like a watered garden, and they will never languish again.” Jeremiah 31:12.
Come streaming to the grain, the new wine, and the fresh oil. Streaming in droves to My holy Mountain, the heavenly Zion and the church of the firstborn. Come up here. Be drawn up higher.
Grain, the grain offering, the tithe of grain—grain gives seed to the sower and bread to the eater, and so shall My Word be. Planted in your heart it gives you seed to sow and bread to eat. It is My gift to you, minchah, I so loved the world I gave you My only begotten Son, I sowed Him to you, so that no one who believes in Him will perish but will have eternal life.
Yes, I will espouse you to Me in righteousness and in justice, in lovingkindness and in compassion, and I will espouse you to Me in faithfulness. Then you will know the LORD. “It will come about in that day that I will respond,” declares the LORD. “I will respond to the heavens, and they will respond to the earth, and the earth will respond to the grain, to the new wine and to the oil, and they will respond to “God sows (Jezreel). “I will sow seed for Myself in the land and I will also have compassion on those who had not obtained compassion, and I will say to those who were not My people, ‘You are My people!’ And they will say, ‘You are my God!’” Hosea 2:19-23.
And Jesus is the Bread of Life for a man to eat and never die. You are to eat Him until He becomes your life, until you become partakers of My divinity through Him, filled with all the fullness of the Godhead bodily, all of Me, all of My Son, and all of My Spirit for we work together as One in and for you.
I do not ask on behalf of these alone, but for those also who believe in Me through their word; that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me. John 17:20-21.
The grain represents the Word, and Jesus is My Word manifested in the flesh joining your humanity to My divinity in one seamless life to the God/Man—true God and true man united in the Bread of Life, the Bread of the Face that was in the Tabernacle of Moses was a foreshadowing of the true Bread of My Face, of My presence, and also the Manna providing health and wholeness coming on the dewfall from Heaven faithfully every morning. And grace, My divine life in you making you skillful, wise, unconquerable comes through Jesus, your Bread of Life. And Jesus washes you His body the Church with the cleansing water of the Word.
The wine represents the Blood of Jesus, the drink offering of old and the blood of the covenant poured out before Me to remove your sins and cleanse away every stain of sin from your souls. Whoever eats His flesh and drinks His blood has eternal life in him and My Son will raise you up on the Last Day by the power of the Spirit to a new immortal body of glory. So you see already Jesus came in blood and water, the sacrifice for sin and the new birth and cleansing of your mind by the water of the Word. But the Holy Spirit, who testifies to Jesus, is also living water springing up within you to eternal life and regenerating you in your new birth and guiding you to, teaching you, and reminding you of My Word, which I breathe forth from My innermost being by My Spirit into manifestation. And the Holy Spirit is the new wine of My love that I pour into your heart by My gift to you of My Spirit that I give you through Jesus, because of His great love for you, the NEW wine of My love shed for you as the NEW and everlasting Covenant, who released you from your sins by His blood and made you a kingdom, priests unto Me, by the Blood of the Lamb and My Word as your testimony. Testifying to the grace in Jesus that has given you eternal life.
And the oil is the anointing, the fellowship and empowerment of the Spirit with whom I anointed Jesus so that He went about doing good and freeing all those who were oppressed by the devil. And as I anointed and sent Him, so He anoints and sends you as His body, His bride the church, on earth.
So when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in their midst and *said to them, “Peace be with you.” And when He had said this, He showed them both His hands and His side. The disciples then rejoiced when they saw the Lord. So Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you; as the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” And when He had said this, He breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.” John 20:19-22.
The grain, the new wine, and the fresh oil. The Word, the Blood, the Spirit. The Spirit, the water, and the Blood testify and they do so in agreement and as one. And what do they testify to? Jesus. That in Him is eternal life and you who believe in Him, have Him, and in Him you have eternal life. You are saved through and through.
The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy from the beginning to the end. He is the aleph tav, the alpha and the omega, the beginning and the end. In Him is everything and He is the Bread for you to eat and eat and become more and more like Him. And He is just like Me. In seeing Him you see Me, both the inside and the outside, for He draws you into Me where He is, the very center of the throne, the very bosom of My being, into My heart, into love, into life, into refreshment and restoration. The grain, the new wine, and the fresh oil is there for you on the table I set before you in the wilderness every day. And there is a seat just for you. And the good news is that in Christ you are seated there already. Come eat!
I love you. It is all for you so you might as well stop all your blame and shame, complaining and grumbling, change your focus, shake it off, and just come through the blood, the water, and the Spirit and you will be a new man, full of the grain, the new wine, and the fresh oil every day. And the heavens and the earth will respond to you.