The Man in the Sky
I had a strange dream that was very compelling. It was about a man coming through the sky. His name was not called “Jesus” in the dream. He was simply a man. He had an agenda. I wrote the dream down and forgot about it. More than 6 months later, when I was not even thinking about the dream, I re-read it in my electronic notebook. I realized, “This looks a lot like Jesus in the Bible. Why did I not notice it before?” Even at that, I could not figure out the dream. Part of it was veiled.
Later, I wrote an explanation of what I thought the dream meant (kind of like the first draft of what you are reading right now). I thought I had figured it out. I was wrong. There was a critical part (the part about the parking lot in the dream which you will soon read) that I still did not understand. I explained this dream to two women as best as I understood. Suddenly, after explaining it to them as best as I could, my mind was opened! I finally understood what the “lot” was all about. It was about the “days of Lot” that Jesus spoke of in the Bible. He said the end times, before his return, would be like the days of Lot.
We are living in that day. Lot’s environment was filled with sexual misconduct. So it is today, but it on a much more global level. You need not be surprised. The Lord knows all about this. It is a train running in the wrong direction. But you are not running in that direction (I hope). You desire to serve the Lord. Read this dream and be encouraged that you are not joining in with those who are going to suffer terrible judgment in the end. Be encouraged that you are on the winning side. Also, be encouraged that one day very soon, God is going to rescue this world from its disastrous pursuits. But does anyone really care or believe this? That is what this dream is all about it. It not only about the days of Lot, in which we are now living. It is about the unholy church, that has set itself up against God’s agenda, and is moving fast in the wrong direction. Don’t be caught up with it!
There was a man in the sky. He was flying like superman. Initially he was on the ground and went up into the sky to do something. It was something he said he was going to do. It was like he was running an errand.
This sounds like Jesus, because Jesus was initially on the ground when he came to the earth more than 2000 years ago. Then, from Acts 1:9, we read that he ascended (into the sky) to heaven. Before he went there, he told his disciples,
“I am going to prepare a place for you.” (See John 14:2)
And in that same passage, he said he would come back:
“If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and will receive you to myself; that where I am, you may be there also.” (John 14:3)
So far, the man in the sky looks like Jesus. The dream continues:
After he did what he wanted to do in the sky, he immediately and very quickly came down from the sky without any delay.
In the book of Revelation, Jesus said,
“Behold, I come quickly.” (See Revelation 22:12)
This part fits the description of Jesus, as well. The dream continues:
He descended (in anger and in judgment) very close to where I was, which was almost immediately beside me but not exactly where I was, but very close. At that point in time there were three of us there. The man in the sky was angry with one of these people. In fact, his goal was not to exact any type of vengeance upon me, but he was very angry with another who was with me.
This picture fits the description of Jesus coming back to judge the world in righteousness, just like it says in the Bible:
[God] has appointed a day in which he will judge the world in righteousness by the man whom he has ordained [Jesus]. (See Acts 17:31)
In the dream, the “picture” we see is that I am not subject to this judgment, because I am a follower of Christ, and the Bible says,
He who believes in him is not judged. He who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the one and only Son of God. (John 3:18)
The term “has been judged already” in the above passage means, “has been judged as unworthy”. People who are judged as unworthy are subject to a future judgment (of God’s wrath) unless they repent, even as Jesus said:
“unless you repent, you will all perish” (see Luke 13:3)
The dream continues:
When the man on the ground saw the man in the sky coming, he cried out, “Call 911!” He said this because the man in the sky was coming for him and was coming to attack him. He feared he would die at the hands of the man in the sky who was coming to attack him.
In the dream, the attack came very suddenly. The attack is not an attack from the enemy, but God’s righteous anger against sin. For the Bible declares,
For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness. (Romans 1:18)
There was no time for the man on the ground (being judged) to do anything. He was suddenly caught. He could not escape. This is also consistent with what we read in the Bible, because in the Bible it says,
For when they are saying, “Peace and safety,” then sudden destruction will come on them, like birth pains on a pregnant woman; and they will in no way escape. (1 Thessalonians 5:3)
Thus, a day is truly coming in which God will judge the world. It will be a terrible and frightful day, especially for those who do not know God! The dream continues:
The man in the sky was coming very fast. The man in the sky came and descended like lightning — very fast.
This reminds me exactly of what Jesus said concerning his own coming:
“For as the lightning flashes from the east, and is seen even to the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.” (Matthew 24:27)
There seems to be an indication here of how quickly events will unfold. Before that time, however, there will be tribulation and “earth pangs” (various distresses on the earth). The dream continues:
He came and landed on the ground seemingly attacking the man we were with.
Perhaps this is one of the reasons why I did not immediately think this dream was about Jesus. There was a fierceness about the expression of the man in the sky that I was not used to concerning, because I have only ever been used to his love and mercy. However, what does the Bible say?
“It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living God.” (Hebrews 10:31)
Thus, when Jesus judges, it will be a “fearful and terrible” thing that occurs, especially for the wicked. That is why in the Bible (in the book of Revelation), we read about how the unbelieving kings and noble peoples of the earth are going to respond when Jesus returns.
They told the mountains and the rocks, “Fall on us, and hide us from the face of him who sits on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb, for the great day of his wrath has come; and who is able to stand?” (Revelation 6:16-17)
This denotes panic and terrible dread on the earth in the last days before Jesus returns. Do you notice a sense of panic on the earth today? I do! I think the world is moving very fast in a very bad direction, and I think the motivations are demonically-inspired, because the demons (of which Satan is one) know that their time is short (meaning, they know that their time of judgment is coming):
“Woe to the earth and to the sea, because the devil has gone down to you, having great wrath, knowing that he has but a short time.” (See Revelation 12:12)
The dream continues:
My (other) friend and I ran as fast as we could because of this (because of the wrath of the man in the sky), in order to find someone who had a phone.
This picture is interesting. What could the phone represent? I think it is obvious, because in the dream, the man being attacked had said to call 911. In other words, he wanted us to get some help. The phone therefore represents calling out to God for help. Does the same God who judges sin want to help? The answer is yes. Believers (those who already know God) are in a position to pray for the lost, even as Moses interceded for the nation of Israel that was lost in sin, whom God wanted to judge.
Yahweh said to Moses, “I have seen these people, and behold, they are a stiff-necked people. Now therefore leave me alone, that my wrath may burn hot against them, and that I may consume them; and I will make of you a great nation.” (Exodus 32:9-10)
Moses begged Yahweh his God, and said, “Yahweh, why does your wrath burn hot against your people, that you have brought out of the land of Egypt with great power and with a mighty hand? Why should the Egyptians talk, saying, ‘He brought them out for evil, to kill them in the mountains, and to consume them from the surface of the earth?’ Turn from your fierce wrath, and turn away from this evil against your people. Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them, ‘I will multiply your offspring as the stars of the sky, and all this land that I have spoken of I will give to your offspring, and they shall inherit it forever.’” (Exodus 32:11-13)
So Yahweh turned away from the evil which he said he would do to his people. (Exodus 32:14)
We are called to be like Moses, and to pray for the lost, so that God’s wrath does not consume them. Therefore, the phone represents (effective, true, righteous, godly) prayer.
“The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.” (See James 5:16)
It makes sense, because the phone is a way that we communicate. And prayer is the way that we communicate with God. The dream continues:
My friend and I ran towards a man in order to find someone who had a phone. We asked at least one man who did not have one. This man was on the street corner of a city street. It was as though he was washing cars or had some business on that street corner. The street corner and the amount of the street corner that he occupied was quite large. You could park a car there or likely several. It was an expanded area.
This is the part of the dream in which I initially stumbled. I did not get it. It was a foggy blur for many months, until I tried to explain the dream to those two women.
Then, God opened my eyes.
Every time I read this part of this dream, I would keep seeing a parking lot.
Then, it suddenly clicked!
God was using this imagery to point me to the days of Lot. My eyes were suddenly opened and I could see!
“Then their eyes were opened.” (See Matthew 9:30)
Why do veils exist over people’s eyes? They may exist for a variety of reasons. However, thank God that the veil was lifted. If then, God was pointing me to they days of Lot, was that consistent with the rest of the dream? Actually, it was. Was it consistent with Scripture? Yes, it was, as well. Was it also consistent with the context of the society in which we are currently living, and a righteous, proper, understanding of the dream? Yes, it was, as well.
Why then would God want to point this out? I think perhaps because it is an indication of where we are at on the prophetic timeline. This is so key. Do you recognize where we are on the prophetic time line? We are at the end, close to the return of Christ.
“As it was in the days of Noah, even so will it be also in the days of the Son of Man. They ate, they drank, they married, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ship, and the flood came, and destroyed them all. Likewise, even as it was in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; but in the day that Lot went out from Sodom, it rained fire and sulfur from the sky, and destroyed them all. It will be the same way in the day that the Son of Man is revealed.” (Luke 17:26-30)
Read the above passage carefully (again, if you will), and you will see that this is about impending judgment. God is warning people today of impending judgment! I am just one voice crying in the wilderness. But there are many. Look around and see that we are living in the days of Lot and that judgment is close.
Notice the “birth pangs” and “distresses” on the earth that have been prophesied? These come before God’s wrath is poured out on the earth!
You will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled, for all this must happen, but the end is not yet. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom; and there will be famines, plagues, and earthquakes in various places. But all these things are the beginning of birth pains. (Matthew 24:6-8)
Are you beginning to fear? Are you trembling? In the days of Lot, how many churches or religious institutions were saved? Not one. In the days of Noah, how many churches or religious institutions were saved? Not one. We now turn to what is happening in the world today, under the banner of “religion.” It is the false Christian religions coming together, to form a substitute religion, one that feigns Christianity but is not of Christ at all. This is what is revealed in the next part of the dream! (Recall that in the dream, we are trying to find someone who has a phone, so we can call 911.)
The dream continues:
We then asked a man who was in an enclosed space (behind a window, it seemed). It was as though he was sitting on a ladder. He motioned as though pulling out his phone (it was hard to see him), appeared to call 911, and said there would be a 6 dollar charge.
Did you notice that this man was sitting on a ladder? Jesus said, concerning the religious leaders of his own day,
“The scribes and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat” (see Matthew 23:2).
This means they are assuming the place of spiritual authority. To sit in an elevated position means to have authority (or to want to have authority, in the case of someone who is unlawfully usurping it). In the dream, the man was sitting on a ladder. I would say in the context of the dream, it clearly points towards spiritual authority. However, the authority does not look to be godly, when you examine it.
(Genuine) Christians are people who have a (true) connection with God. They do not sit in darkness. It was hard to see this man, which indicates he was in a certain amount of darkness. He said there would be a 6-dollar charge, meaning he was carnally-minded (fleshly in his thinking). His predominant thought was service for money, not service for the Lord. However, curiously, the man did have a phone, so he was representing believers, and more particularly, spiritual authority. However, he was not a godly man. Unfortunately, this is representative of most churches today. They are not truly spiritual, but in darkness. Finally, there are two more salient points. First, the man was behind a window. Christian places of worship (“churches”) are typified in western society by “stained-glass windows”. Second, he was in an enclosed space, as opposed to being outside where Jesus was, mixing and mingling with sinners, so that he could win the lost.
“Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.” (See Luke 14:23)
But this man was sitting inside collecting money. It sounds a lot like Christian leaders today. Sadly, none of this is a compliment. But it is all truthful.
One more point. The number 6 is the number of man. This also points towards man’s ways, and not God’s. You will notice the number of the antichrist is 666 (see Revelation 13:18). But the number of God is 7 repeatedly in Scripture (see Leviticus 4:6, 23:6, 15, Revelation 1:12, 16). A three-fold seven (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) would be 777.
The dream continues:
He motioned as though pulling out his phone. I had no assurance this call was even made. I had no confidence in this man.
No wonder I had no confidence in him! The explanation for this has already been given. The dream continues:
I said to the man I was with, “pay him,” or to that effect, but I wasn’t that serious because this man had scammed us. Why was there a 6 dollar charge for a 911 call? So I didn’t agree to that. Anyway, we had no money. He did show us the 6 dollar charge (on this phone), but again it was dimly lit and in an enclosed space.
This part of the dream points towards unlawful justification to demand money, as the man was using his phone to justify his outrageous charge. This man was discharging his capacities like a chargeable business, not like a God-ordained ministry! What does the phone represent in this context? When you understand the workings of many (and perhaps most) churches today, and also understand the day in which we live, in which we have Bible apps on our phones, and you think about the abuses of the word of God in justifying paying money to the preachers, who twist and bend Scripture to suit their own purposes which are not God-ordained, it becomes plain, I believe, that the “justification” for the 6-dollar charge is actually Scripture. Today, most ministers of the gospel bend and twist Scripture to support a very ungodly teaching concerning giving. They coerce money out of their parishioners. It is not from God. It is giving by compulsion, not freewill giving. Whereas Paul clearly teaches:
Let each man give according as he has determined in his heart, not grudgingly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. (2 Corinthians 9:7)
Finally, here is the condemnation of Jesus towards the Pharisees:
“You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.” (See Luke 16:15)
The dream continues:
We walked (or ran) a bit further and found another person who had some type of wired landline. I tried several times to call 911 but was unsuccessful. The phone was white and large and had large buttons.
This time we found someone who was claiming to have a direct connection with God, because it was a wired landline, yet notice the phone does not work! Then, the final two lines of the dream:
Meanwhile the “6-dollar man” came by to demand his money. I had tried multiple times to call 911 on that second phone, but it just wasn’t working!
This is a truly fascinating ending to the dream, and it made me think for the longest while exactly what this was truly about.
Why does the man sitting in darkness (the “6-dollar man”) come to the second institution? It’s his carnal desire (in this case for money) that draws him (note I am standing right at the second institution and the man comes to me, being carnally-minded). Thus, it’s a religious mind-set, but a carnal mind-set, that draws him to the second institution. This is exactly how it is in the world today. The ecumenical movement is a desire to form a common church based on fleshly or carnally-minded things. They are not the things of God. God’s heart is not in it!
Why does the second phone not work at all? What does the second phone represent? It is completely cut off from God! Why is it white, and large, with large buttons? What institution might this represent on the earth today? Would it not be Rome? Is not the Pope dressed in white, and is not the Roman Catholic church a very large institution, really, larger than any institution bearing any type of similarity in the entire world?
Who is coming to the Roman Catholic church in this dream? Why is the “6-dollar man” coming to demand his money where I am in the dream, namely, at the Roman Catholic church? Is this dream about the one-world church, and the breaking down of walls between Protestants and Roman Catholics, in an effort to unite together under one banner? Yet notice in the dream how the white large phone with large buttons has no connection to God!
The dream ends. But be warned. There is a lot more to this dream than meets the eye. The Creator appears to have spoken concerning the days in which we are now living. And these days are the days of Lot!
Points we can glean which are consistent with Scripture:
1. We are living in the days of Lot.
2. Most churches who claim a connection with God are in darkness.
3. Most church leaders are more interested in getting your money than in serving God.
4. There is a coming together of traditional churches with Roman Catholic churches in an attempt to form a unity that is not of God.
5. The Roman Catholic church (as an institution) has no connection to God.
There is plenty of Scripture to clearly demonstrate all of these points. This is not presented in this document for the sake of brevity.
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