When Jacob blessed Joseph’s two sons, Ephriam and Manasseh became two seperate tribes. Technically, that made a 13th tribe. 12 tribes inherited land, but Levi did not, for they were the Priestly tribe and lived among the other tribes and took care of the tabernacle and temple duties. This nation started off as 13 states and now we’re 50, which is the number for jubliee. (Lev. 25:8-10) In these last days, are we to see another type of captivity?
“Whether deserved or not, God keeps all his promises! They were made to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Israel). Ephraim did not become a company of nations and Manasseh did not become a separate great nation in the Old Testament Bible. These promises were withheld for seven times or 2520 years. [360 × 7 = 2520] and [2520 yrs − 722 BC = 1798 AD] England continued expanding its global colonization. The British Commonwealth is a company of nations. The United States had recently won its independence from its older brother and established its Constitutional Republic. Eli Whitney had just invented mass production and Robert Fulton the steam engine. The industrial revolution was well underway.” (From “The Seven Times Prophecy, Missing Links – Chapter VI” in main menu.)
O Lord, Almighty God of our fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and of their righteous seed; who hast made heaven and earth, with all the ornament thereof; who hast bound the sea by the word of thy commandment; who hast shut up the deep, and sealed it by thy terrible and glorious name; whom all men fear, and tremble before thy power; for the majesty of thy glory cannot be borne, and thine angry threatening toward sinners is importable: but thy merciful promise is unmeasurable and unsearchable; for thou art the most high Lord, of great compassion, longsuffering, very merciful, and repentest of the evils of men. Thou, O Lord, according to thy great goodness hast promised repentance and forgiveness to them that have sinned against thee: and of thine infinite mercies hast appointed repentance unto sinners, that they may be saved. Thou therefore, O Lord, that art the God of the just, hast not appointed repentance to the just, as to Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, which have not sinned against thee; but thou hast appointed repentance unto me that am a sinner: for I have sinned above the number of the sands of the sea. My transgressions, O Lord, are multiplied: my transgressions are multiplied, and I am not worthy to behold and see the height of heaven for the multitude of mine iniquities. I am bowed down with many iron bands, that I cannot lift up mine head, neither have any release: for I have provoked thy wrath, and done evil before thee: I did not thy will, neither kept I thy commandments: I have set up abominations, and have multiplied offences. Now therefore I bow the knee of mine heart, beseeching thee of grace. I have sinned, O Lord, I have sinned, and I acknowledge mine iniquities: wherefore, I humbly beseech thee, forgive me, O Lord, forgive me, and destroy me not with mine iniquities. Be not angry with me forever, by reserving evil for me; neither condemn me to the lower parts of the earth. For thou art the God, even the God of them that repent; and in me thou wilt shew all thy goodness: for thou wilt save me, that am unworthy, according to thy great mercy. Therefore, I will praise thee forever all the days of my life: for all the powers of the heavens do praise thee, and thine is the glory for ever and ever. Amen.
We have sinned as a nation. We must repent and pray as a nation. May God have mercy upon us!