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Who Are The Wise & Foolish Maidens?

MATT 25:1-13 - The ten maidens.

"1.Then the reign of the shamayim shall be compared to ten maidens who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2.And five of them were wise and five were foolish."

How does so little explain to us so much ?

The marvellous thing about having the Ruach is the


"3. Those who were foolish,having taken their lamps, took no oil with them. 4.But the wise took oil in their jars with their lamps."

These verses are showing us that "The Oil" is the difference between the foolish and the wise. "The Oil" is stored in the lamps and jars of the wise, but ONLY in the lamps and NOT the jars of the foolish. The study of numerous Scriptures mentioning "The Oil" brings us the revelation that OUR BEHAVIOURAL OBEDIENCE TOWARDS TURAH IS WHAT FILLS OUR LAMPS AND JARS. This is the reward Yahusha brings with Him in revelation "oil for Behaviour".

"5.Now while the bride groom took time, they all slumbered and slept."

During the ancient marriage ceremony the bridesmaids used to go out and collect the bridegroom, then bring him to the father's house. This parable is different in the fact that Messiah comes for the slumbering maidens which He takes to His Father's house and marries her making her His bride, ha ha - He is so amazing not being a traditionalist.

We have been told that no-one will know the time or the hour when Messiah will return, which fits appropriately into this parable. Yahusha certainly is a stickler for detail, as should we all be. There are all different forms of sleep but on a majority basis it is "unconsciousness." We definitely need our wits about us and to stay in the boundaries of Turah in these last days, as ha Shatan is walking around like a roaring lion seeking to devour those outside the boundaries, to bring them into the unconsciousness of the sleeping state of sin. The whole point of ha shatan is to stop us behaving Turah, because it is "LOVE BEHAVIOUR'' and shows the difference between good and evil behaviour.

"6.And at midnight the cry was heard, 'See, the bridegroom is coming,go out to meet him.' 7. then all the maidens rose up and trimmed their lamps. 8.And the foolish said to the wise,'Give us of your oil, because our lamps are going out.' 9. But the wise answered, saying,'No way; there would not be enough for us and you. Instead,go to those who sell and buy for yourselves.' 10 And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with Him to the wedding feast and the door was shut."

Looks like we are being told, "JUST AS THE DOOR WAS SHUT, WE NEED TO KNOW WHEN TO SHUT UP AROUND THE FOOLISH." Looking at the behaviour of the foolish, how could you want to spend your life hanging around believers, pretending. You can't expect to be rewarded through the works of others, as the foolish said expecting this,"give us of your oil." This is the madness of the foolish thinking that the oil is for sale, they think they can fool Yahusha for a place at the wedding feast without doing the required works and behaviours. THIS AND ONLY THIS BEHAVIOUR PRODUCES THE SUPERNATURAL OIL.

11. And later the other maidens (the foolish) came.saying, 'Master, Master, open up for us!' 12. But He answering said, 'Truely, I say to you, I do not know you."

The day of the 'ACCOUNT OF OUR STEWARDSHIP,' where we all must be reckoned with, shuts the door of our behaviours, good or bad, wedding feast or outside the shut door. Behaving and speaking Turah in obedience and love is essential to having our lamps and jars supernaturally filled. Not living this behaviour also has reward, imagine being told "I NEVER KNEW YOU."

By Chris Hilton . . .