from “The Summary of II Esdras Part 1 by C.Ellis”
“Thus says the Lord to Ezra: ‘Tell my people that I will give them the kingdom of Jerusalem, which I was going to give to Israel…” II Esdras 10:1
The Book of II Esdras (Greek name for Ezra) is a powerful piece of revelation given to one of the The Most High’s dearest prophets, Ezra. Ezra lived during The Babylonian Era as a captive along with the rest of the Kingdoms of Israel (and other fallen nations such as the Egyptians and the Assyrians as depicted in 2 Kings ch. 23-25). This was during a time of Great distress upon the Nation of Israel as the people were made to serve the gods of Babylon and they were caused to forget the Laws & Statues which the Most High had given to their forefathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. These, my Family, are our same forefathers. This Ezra lives in a time where there are no righteous ones -he claims in great lamentations to the Father. Ezra comes to the Most High in grave pleads to understand the plans of the Most High during the last days, since Ezra believed he already living in “The Last Days” during those times. He laments repeatedly because he weeps for Israel’s wrong doings and pleads with The Most High to save Zyon. Then an angel appears to Ezra with the Spirit of the Most High and says “For You come far short of being able to love my creation more than I love it” when he witnesses Ezra’s pleas to save Zyon. He then tells Ezra the end time is not now, and He does not know whether Ezra will live to see the End. But If Ezra is patient, the angel of the Most High will tell Ezra the secrets of what to expect and only Ezra will hold these truths which he later writes down in numerous books (about 40 scrolls most scholars believe them to be the apocrypha and a great number of the old testament). Ezra is then instructed to fast 3 weeks and he is given these secrets a week at a time, which progresses into the next week being more revealing than the last. What you are about to read and/or learn from this essay is a brief summary or break down of 4 major events in the text of II Esdras. I couldn’t be more excited to expound on and share these secrets with you as it has taken me months and several readings to truly feel the entirety of this wonderful text. Also, I will not be able to explore ALL of the secrets in this wonderful book so I encourage you, the reader, to please pick up the text and read for yourself as the revelations are plenty in number and I cannot possibly fit them all within 2 blog parts:
In this part 1, I will bring up the two most important segments of the text: The Day of Judgement & The Two Worlds for the afterlife. The second secret is so terrifying to Ezra, he is pushed to fast for 7 days before he can receive his next revelation. This secret has been hidden in our modern world as these are the 70 scriptures which have been removed from your original Apocrypha (in or out of the KJV Bible which has been known as a hidden text as well) and has been printed only in the books the biblical elite can find…until now. These verses I have taken from The New Oxford Annotated Apocrypha 4th Edition (New Revised Standard Version) and can be found in any online bookstore. I have included another edited version of this Apocrypha with the missing verses in this blog under the “Other Sacred Texts” tab.
Moreover, I will like to bring to light first, 2 Very Important things about this text: The first one is about Israel. To my Newly Awakened, you whom the world has called “Negro.” You are the chosen people the “Good Book” speaks about. Those Modern Jews in your land, are not the ones the Most High has preserved for these teachings. The Book of II Esdras and other texts of the Apocrypha makes this very clear. This Text which you are about to get a glimpse of here is directed to YOU and given to those who were Elected to Serve you as Your Leaders.
The second thing is about your role in the New, the Last and Final Kingdom. Reading this text, in its entirety should and will ultimately change your heart and mind back towards the Greatness you were chosen to become. This is an Awakening meant to last within your soul and bones until the final Gathering of our people. This, My Family, is a book much more revealing than that of John’s “Revelation”, much more comforting than any Psalm, Much more exclusive than any secret. I implore you to latch onto the words within Prophet Ezra’s book, and take to heart the secrets of Your New Kingdom and the End which is awaiting us all (AND in that order). The Time to uncover Truth is now, and I feel truly bless to Serve You in the Name of Yashayawah, Our Commanding Savior.
“Now concerning the signs: lo, the days are coming when those who inhabit the earth shall be seized with great terror, and the way of truth shall be hidden…” II Esdras 5:1
The Man Coming Out of the Water
The 2 Worlds (Found in the 70 Hidden verses of ch. 7 vs. 36-106)
“On the sixth day you commanded the earth to bring forth before you cattle, wild animals, and creeping things; and over these you placed Adam, as ruler of all the works that you had made; and from him we have all come, the people whom you have chosen. All this I have spoken before you, O Yahuawah, because you have said that it was for us that you created this world. As for the other nations that have descended from Adam, you have said that they are nothing, and that they are like spittle, and you have compared their abundance to a drop from a bucket. And now, O Yahuawah, these nations, which are reputed to be as nothing, domineer over us and devour us. But we your people, whom you have called your firstborn, only begotten, zealous for you, and most dear have been given into their hands. If the world has indeed been created for US, why do we not posess our world as an inheritance? How long will this be so?” (2Es. 6:53-59)
Ezra’s Cry out for his people comes from the heart and his insides are torn with lamenting for Zyon – The People of The Most High. But the Most High does not leave him stranded nor is he under distress for much longer. In chapter 13, Ezra has a dream. It’s so vivid and vibrant he wakes up in a cold sweat of terror. This he sees is the beginning of the end:
A Man Emerges from a Watery Place
“And lo, a wind arose from the sea and stirred up all it’s waves. As I kept looking the wind made something like the figure of a man come up out of the heart of the sea. And I saw that this man flew with the clouds of heaven; and wherever he turned his face to look, everything under his gaze trembled, and whenever his voice issued from his mouth, all who heard his voice melted as wax melts when it feels the fire.” (13:1-4)
Ezra witnesses a return of the Mighty powers of The Most High here… there are multitudes of people gathered at this place where the flying man comes to and they fire weapons of war against the man. Ezra says the man has no weapon but fire comes shooting from his mouth and consumes all those who went to war against him.
After waking, he prays to The Most High to give him the interpretation of this dream and it is written: “For as I consider it in my mind, alas for those who will be left in those days! And still more, alas for those who are not left! For those who are not left will be sad because they understand the things that are reserved for the last days, but cannot attain them.” (13:16-18)
picture courtesy of “weirdlyodd.com”
Who is This Man?
“As for your seeing the man come up from the heart of the sea, this is He whom the Most High has been keeping for many ages, who will himself deliver his creation; and he will direct those who are left.” (13:25, 26)
“The days are coming when the Most High will deliever those who are on the earth. And bewilderment of mind shall come over those who inhabit the earth. They shall plan to make war against one another, city against city, place against place, people against people, and kingdom against kingdom. When these things take place and the signs occur that I showed you before, then my Son will be revealed, whom you saw as a man coming up from the sea.” (13:29-31)
Ezra sees these things in a dream about the days of judgement which is to come on earth and the New Kingdom being laid out for those “which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb” (Cross Reference Rev. 7:9-14 to 2Es. 13:12,13, Zech. 14:5-11, Micah ch. 4, and Isaiah ch.56). This is where you finish reading all of ch. 13 in II Esdras. The plot thickens: “If this is the end”, you must be thinking… “What happens to us before ‘The End’?”
The Pit of Torment
“I answered and said, ‘If I have found favor in your sight, O YaHaWaH, show this also to your servant: whether after death, as soon as everyone of us yields up the soul, we shall be kept in rest until those times come when you will renew the creation, or whether we shall be tormented at once?” (7:75)
Ezra asks the Most High what happens to our bodies after we die. The Most High responds with the answer of the “habitations.” One is for the ungodly, the other for the righteous. Both types of souls the Most High declares, will be taken to experience His Divine Glory (the Great Light) for 7 days of peace before they are collected into their respective habitation. The first, the Pit of Torment is where those who have rejected the laws and covenant and the existence of the Most High God. This is where anyone who has turned their backs on The Most High go to when they die and before their days of judgement. They are tormented 7 different ways here, a huge reminder of a life they once had of freedom and Will to do whatever they wanted but they chose Not to walk in the ways of the Most High.
“If it is one of those who have shown scorn and have not kept the way of the Most High, who have despised his law and hated those who fear YaHaWaH– such spirits shall not enter into habitations, but shall immediately wander about in torments, always grieving and sad, in seven ways. The first way, because they have scorned the law of the Most High:
- The second way, because they cannot now make a good repentance so that they may live.
- The third way, they shall see the reward laid up for those who have trusted the covenants of the Most High.
- The fourth way, they shall consider the torments laid up for themselves in the last days.
- The fifth way, they shall see how the habitations of the others are guarded by angels in profound quiet.
- The sixth way, they shall see how some of them will cross over into torments… “
(II Esdras 7:79-86)
They are punished in this world of unrest: They experience a preview of what they will be condemned to in the Eternal Lake of Fire; there is no salvation, no second chance in this pit, and they can also see the World of Peace which the righteous rest in. The writings of Ezra at this point present such a terrifying image, that it was hidden from the eyes of the chosen AND from the masses for fear that people of the world would wake up to the Godless world created around them and that the Chosen, The Elect (Israel) would move from their Slumber and come back to YaHaWaH in a Vengeance.
“I answered and said, O sovereign Eloah, I said then and I say now: Blessed are those who are alive and keep your commandments! But what of those for whom I prayed? For who among the living is there that has not sinned, or who is there among mortals that has not transgressed your covenant? And now I see that the world to come will bring delight to few, but torments to many. For an evil heart has group up in us, which has alienated us from Yahuawah, and has brought us into corruption and the ways of death, and has shown us the paths of perdition and removed us far from life—and that not merely for a few but for almost all who have been created. He answered me and said, ‘Listen to me, Ezra, and I will instruct you, and will admonish you once more. For this reason the Most High has made not one world but two.” (II Esdras 7:45-50)
The World of Peace & Rest – Guarded by Angels
This is when the Most High tells Ezra he should not count himself amongst the unrighteous and the world of Rest is explained to him in detail. This habitation provides 7 beautiful experiences…all a reminder of what the righteous have overcome in their mortal lives and also a glimpse of the everlasting world to come for them. They also have a chance to praise the most high and set up judgement cases against those in Torments (this section of II Esdras has also been revealed to Enoch (in The Book of Enoch 22:1-17) – when Enoch speaks of a Man who holds counsel to the Most High and Holy Ones. He finds out that man is the soul of Abel, Son of Adam killed by Cain; and all other souls which been gathered in their “hollow places”:
“Here their spirits shall be set apart in this great pain until the great day of judgement and punishment and torment of those who curse for ever and retribution for their spirits.” (Enoch 22:14)
“He answered me and said, ‘I will show you that also, but do not include yourself with those who have shown scorn or number yourself among those who are tormented. For you have a treasure of works stored up with the Most High, but it will not be shown to you until the last times.” (II Es. 7:76, 77)
“Now this is the order of those who have kept the ways of the Most High, when they shall be separated from their mortal body. During the time that they lived in it, they laboriously served the Most High, and withstood danger every hour so that they might keep the law of the Lawgiver perfectly. Therefor this is the teaching concerning them…
First of all, they shall see with great joy the glory of him who receives them, for they shall have rest in seven orders. The first order, because they have striven with great effort to overcome the evil thought that was formed [within] them, so that it might not lead them astray from life into death.” (7:88-92)
The 7 Orders of Rest is listed in verses 92-99 in vivid detail. It is the reward before the Reward these Souls receive for walking in the ways of the Most High while they lived on Earth. These Souls are preparing for everlasting Life when the day of Judgement comes and Ezra is the first to experience the secrets of these orders. I encourage my family to read this whole chapter in its entirety. It has been hidden from you in layers so I have attached a link to a digital bible with these hidden verses in chapter 7 right here. The Bible NRSV with Apocrypha Edited by Zaine Ridling (Also, available in the Oxford Annotated Apocrypha I referenced in the introduction of this summary) The verses is all of 36-106 starting with “the pit of torment” and ending at “I answered and said ‘How then do we find that Abraham prayed for the people of Sodom, and Moses for our ancestors…” These verses are not found in your average stand-alone Apocrypha nor in the Septuagint or Vatican scriptures.
This concludes Part 1 of the Summary of II Esdras. I hope your life is changed by these words as my life has been changed. I also included a film ^^^ by GOCC which include images and graphics that pertain to II Esdras while they read from the 70 missing scriptures. These brothers do an amazing job at explaining the Prophesy of Ezra in these books in order to bring Truth to the newly awakened Hebrew masses. This film can also be found in the “Movies, Videos, & Study Guide” section of this site. I pray that All of my Brothers and Sisters new in this Truth can receive what is written and shown here in its totality and be moved to make the necessary changes in his or her life so that they may also be saved. HalalWaYah!
-Blessings from the Most High, YaHaWaH in the name of the Mashiyach-Yashayawah, Shalam Family