By Archbishop Gloria Grace
I am not against my people’s desire, but I will like to shed some light to some facts that will help us see things in their proper perspective, and from God’s perspective, so we will pursue the right cause.
God’s heart is breaking for my people, because of what they have been going through. I have seen His tears for my people, few times. Their pursuit however, is not His pursuit for them. He wants His eternal purpose concerning them to be established, the purpose for which He created and formed them, even from the womb.
First, Igbos are Ebos (Hebrews), and from what the LORD told me, they are His firstborn. His entire heart right now is on His firstborn, the Hebrews (Ebos), the apple of His eyes: His might, the demonstration of His strength, the excellency of His dignity, and the excellency of His power. These words are peculiar to a firstborn.
The people who birthed the vision of Biafra might have some clue on God’s covenant plan to use the Igbos to fulfil His End Time purpose for mankind, which is the fulfilment of Biblical prophecy since the fall of man in the Garden of Eden. When man fell, God spoke to the serpent that deceived the man to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil, that the Seed of the woman would bruise his head. This Seed of the woman is Jesus Christ (Mathew 1:1). He bruised the head of the serpent on the Cross, when He took the place of man on the cross and let the burning anger of God against sin, to fall upon Him. By this, He redeemed man from the fall, and not only man but the Earth which was lost to sin and Satan. He has redeemed man to God’s original purpose and glory. Man was original created and crowned with glory and honor. When he fell, he lost that position, but Christ redeemed man back to that glory through His sacrificial death on the cross for man.
He fulfilled all the Old testament prophecies concerning Him (I will not go into details here). But the most popular prophecy I want to point out is Isaiah 9:6-7, concerning His government, His kingdom, His rulership upon the throne of David. It was fulfilled in Luke 1: 32-33).
When He scattered His people into the wind, God maintained His covenant plan for Israel. Let’s see it:
Thus, saith the LORD; If ye can break my covenant of the day, and my covenant of the night, and that there should not be day and night in their season; Then may also my covenant be broken with David my servant, that he should not have a son to reign upon his throne; and with the Levites the priests, my ministers. As the host of heaven cannot be numbered, neither the sand of the sea measured: so will I multiply the seed of David my servant, and the Levites that minister unto me. Moreover, the word of the LORD came to Jeremiah, saying, Considerest thou not what this people have spoken, saying, The two families which the LORD hath chosen, he hath even cast them off? thus they have despised my people, that they should be no more a nation before them. Thussaith the LORD; If my covenant be not with day and night, and if I have not appointed the ordinances of heaven and earth; Then will I cast away the seed of Jacob, and David my servant, so that I will not take any of his seed to be rulers over the seed of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob: for I will cause their captivity to return, and have mercy on them (Jeremiah 33:20-26 (KJV).
The scattering of the entire house of Israel and Judah all over the Earth, is not the end of it. The white people occupying the Palestine Land in the name of the House of Israel, are false Jews. They are Europeans. Abraham, our fore-father came from Mesopotamia.He was not white, and his descendants were not ,and are not whites. Those white Jews are usurpers. They hope to fulfill prophecy; butthey won’t.
Where are the true Hebrews? See Ezekiel 37: they are dry bones in the valley, hidden in holes of rocks, and graves. This says that they are not yet manifested. They are still suffering and struggling in their lands of captivities. But in fulfilment to His Word, God has created so much awareness that they are recognising and re-gathering themselves, hence Synagogues in Nigeria and in some African countries. This is the beginning of the restoration, for God is going to awaken swords for war and shake all nations for the sake of the restoration of His people and the manifestation of the Kingdom of Christ.
He will make them one nation again. He will re-gather them from East, West, North and South where they are scattered and bring them back into the Land He promised their fore-father in a covenant to dwell forever. Then, as in Old Time, He will rebuild His temple in their midst and dwell with them. The Temple is not the counterferit third Temple being rebuilt now by the Temple Institute. No! What they are rebuilding is called: Abomination Desolation. They are even instituting animal sacrifices which was fulfilled in Christ. There will be no more animal sacrifices in the Messianic (True Third) Temple. Christ’s Blood brought that to an end.
WHERE AM I TAKING ALL THIS TO?
Ebos (Hebrews), as God’s firstborn, stand at the center of the fulfilment of this prophecy. The people who have this idea believed that it is Biafra movement. It is not.
Now, let’s look at the characteristics of Biafra movement.
*Bloodshed: unjust killings
I will explain this last one. Most of the people agitating for Biafra movement believe that the gospel of Jesus Christ, is a gospel that the white people gave them. White people did not give us any gospel. The Bible was interpreted from Hebrew and Aramaic language; also Greek. I have briefly looked into the Bible translations. While Martin Luther translated the Bible from the original language (Hebrew) to German language, other named people translated it from Hebrew and Greek into English language. This says that white people did not give us the Bible, or Christianity.
Most of these agitators of Biafra, rejected Jesus as their Messiah,and so are not in God’s central plan. The only way to approach God is through an atoning sacrifice of blood.
For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul (Leviticus 17:11 (KJV)