We have come full circle from where we began our Qwest of the Overcomers at the beginning of Adar many months ago. It has been our good pleasure to invite each of you to join us on our journey of discovery. We hope that you already know that this Quest is unending and eternal, just as Adonai is eternal.
“You have made known to me the paths of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence.” Acts 2:28 NIV
We’ve covered a lot of ground while discovering ripe fruit from the tree of life that the Lord has been revealing to us each month. We’ve learned strategic information about God’s times and seasons in the Hebraic calendar and the importance of God’s mandate to celebrate His ordained feasts. We’ve learned significant lessons for today from the twelve Hebrew tribes of Israel, discovered His messages in the stars, and insightful characteristics of God revealed in Hebraic letters and numbers during each calendar month. The journey of discovering the of beauty of Adonai, the intricacies of His ways, the depths of His love, and the majesty of His glory will never end. The times and seasons were ordered by Elohim — Creator God and belong to Him. And, we must receive His revelation moment by moment, day by day, as we continue to embrace Him and His ways each month through each year as our Quest continues.
It is our choice to make each and every day of our remaining time on the earth, to press on in the Quest, and to reach for the prize of the LORD’s promises to the Overcomers.
“For whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith. Who is he who overcomes the world, but he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?” I John 5:4-5
“And he who overcomes, and keeps My works until the end, to him I will give power over the nations—” Revelation 2:26
“He who overcomes shall be clothed in white garments, and I will not blot out his name from the Book of Life; but I will confess his name before My Father and before His angels.” Revelation 3:5
“He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My [child].” Revelation 21:7
“To him who overcomes I will grant to sit with Me on My throne, as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne.” Revelation 3:21
What is the transforming power of partaking the ripe fruit from the Tree of Life each month as we continue in our unending Quest?
Clue — Becoming the Ripe Fruit!
“As you go, proclaim this message: ‘The kingdom of heaven has come near.’ Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse those who have leprosy, drive out demons. Freely you have received; freely give.” Matthew 10:7-8 NIV
Our hope is that you have gained wisdom and direction to assist you in continuing on with the ability to reach for and apply the ripe fruit from the Tree of Life each month for yourself. Forge on and become the ripe fruit that you must become so that others may partake of the life of Yeshua that abides in you. Minister to others the message of the Kingdom of God that offers salvation for the lost, healing and deliverance for brokenness and eternal hope. We pray that many will partake from each of you as you made the choice to partake of the ripe fruit we have shared from our lives with you. As we have freely shared with you, we hope you will go and freely share with others.
A final note from JoBeth:
Over a year ago Beth invited me on this journey with her to seek God for insights, revelation and understanding to discover a ripe fruit from the Tree of Life that she felt Adonai wants to offer us each month of the Hebraic calendar; as mentioned in Revelation 22:2. Though our friendship has become very dear, our writing process and styles are very different and it seemed like an impossibly daunting task, so, I responded, “No.” Several times. I am so grateful I finally yielded to both her and the LORD’s promptings to go on this Quest together. Each article has truly been miraculous as we experienced Adonai putting all the pieces of insights and revelations cohesively together each month! I’ve been in awe of all the He has taught us and shown us with such a joy of seeing more and more unfolding glory of the LORD as He has led us through this Quest; including the blessings of sharing it with others. We have been astounded by the hundreds that have discovered these posts on our website at faithtestimony.org from around the world. We have no doubt you will also be surprised and thrilled to see how Adonai blesses you and multiplies the fruit you offer to Him in obedience as you continue the journey on the Quest of the Overcomers.
We invite you to read the end of The Book; giving close attention to the Tree of Life. Receive and partake of the Spirit of Revelation that Adonai has for each of you and know that Yeshua — Jesus is coming soon!
“Maranatha. The grace of the Lord Jesus be with you. [Our] love be with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.” 1 Corinthians 16:22b-24 NASB
Blessings and Shalom. We look forward to spending eternity with you in Heaven!
Beth Auman and JoBeth Kested
Revelation 22 from the Complete Jewish Bible (CJB)
“Next the angel showed me the river of the water of life, sparkling like crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb. Between the main street and the river was the Tree of Life producing twelve kinds of fruit, a different kind every month; and the leaves of the tree were for healing the nations — no longer will there be any curses. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city, and his servants will worship him; they will see his face, and his name will be on their foreheads. Night will no longer exist, so they will need neither the light of a lamp nor the light of the sun, because ADONAI, God, will shine upon them. And they will reign as kings forever and ever.
Then he said to me, “These words are true and trustworthy: ADONAI, God of the spirits of the prophets, sent his angel to show his servants the things that must happen soon.” “Look! I am coming very soon. Blessed is the person who obeys the words of the prophecy written in this book!”
Then I, Yochanan, the one hearing and seeing these things, when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel showing them to me. But he said to me, “Don’t do that! I am only a fellow-servant with you and your brothers, the prophets and the people who obey the words in this book. Worship God!”
Then he said to me, “Don’t seal up the words of the prophecy in this book, because the time of their fulfillment is near. “Whoever keeps acting wickedly, let him go on acting wickedly; whoever is filthy, let him go on being made filthy. “Also, whoever is righteous, let him go on doing what is righteous; and whoever is holy, let him go on being made holy.”
“Pay attention!” [says Yeshua,] “I am coming soon, and my rewards are with me to give to each person according to what he has done. I am the ‘A’ and the ‘Z,’ the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.” How blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they have the right to eat from the Tree of Life and go through the gates into the city! Outside are the homosexuals, those involved with the occult and with drugs, the sexually immoral, murderers, idol-worshippers, and everyone who loves and practices falsehood.
“I, Yeshua, have sent my angel to give you this testimony for the Messianic communities. I am the Root and Offspring of David, the bright Morning Star. The Spirit and the Bride say, ‘Come!’ Let anyone who hears say, ‘Come!’ And let anyone who is thirsty come — let anyone who wishes, take the water of life free of charge.” I warn everyone hearing the words of the prophecy in this book that if anyone adds to them, God will add to him the plagues written in this book. And if anyone takes anything away from the words in the book of this prophecy, God will take away his share in the Tree of Life and the holy city, as described in this book.
“The one who is testifying to these things says, ‘Yes, I am coming soon!’”
Amen! Come, Lord Yeshua! May the grace of the Lord Yeshua be with all!”
~ ~ ~ * ~ ~ ~
All scriptures from the New King James Version of the Bible unless otherwise noted.
Reference credit: “A Time to Advance” by Chuck Pierce with Robert and Linda Heidler © 2011
(Photography purchased or taken by Beth Auman and JoBeth Kested. Photo Art by Beth Auman)
© Beth Auman and JoBeth Kested 2020