The message of the Eleventh-Hour Call
Is only for the salvation of those standing idle in the market place
We all know for sure that the message of the Eleventh-hour Call is none other than the message of the Shepherd’s Rod only. And the prophet who represented Jesus as the householder or the owner of the vineyard on earth is Bro. Victor T. Houteff. He is the only prophet, the last of all the end time prophets mentioned in the prophecy of Amos 3 : 7. Prophet Amos ever prophesied in the following words : “Shall a trumpet be blown in the city, and the people not be afraid ? shall there be evil in a city, and the Lord hath not done it ? Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.” – Amos 3 : 7.
The message of the Eleventh-hour Call is the last of the five messages presented by Jesus the owner of the vineyard to all those standing idly in the market place, to be employed in his vineyard. In His parable written by the apostle Matthew we read :
“For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is a householder, which went out early in the morning to hire laborers into his vineyard. And when he had agreed with the laborers for a penny a day, he sent them into his vineyard. And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace, and said unto them: Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatever is right I will give you. And they went their way. Again he went out about the sixth and the ninth hour, and did likewise. And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found other standing idle, and said unto them, why stand ye here all the day idle ? They say unto him, Because no man hath hired us. He said unto them, Go ye also into the vineyard; and whatsoever is right, that shall ye receive.” – Matthew 20 : 1 – 7.
Since the Laodicean Church is the last of all seven Churches covering the whole New Testament era, she is therefore the last to whom this message of the “Eleventh-hour Call” as a Bible doctrine is presented. This message of the “Eleventh-hour Call” applies only to the laymen, specifically to those who are not bound by any working contract with the Organization of the angel of Laodicea. Jesus as the owner of the vineyard wanted to employ those laymen in His vineyard, beginning from the eleventh o’clock in the afternoon up to the twelve o’clock at sun set. Therefore, when the sun set came at the evening, then is the whole probation for all mankind who inhabit this earth of sin in the future to close. And only 144.000 saints in number from among all those in the Church would have been found accepting the offer to be employed in the vineyard. They are the people who are to accomplish the work of proclaiming the third angel message in the whole world up to the close of probation in the heavenly court of justice.
As Owner of the vineyard JESUS
should have been represented here among us
We have to understand that Jesus could no more communicate directly with us right now. From the historical fact, therefore, Bro. Victor T. Houteff was the first from among those standing idle in the Laodicean market place to accept the offer right from Jesus to be employed in His vineyard. He was, therefore, becoming the last prophet of this time of the end to be the mouth-piece of the Lord Jesus to offer the Eleventh-hour Call message to every one of us to be employed in His vineyard.
Victor T. Houteff’s name was just known for the first time in 1929, when he presented to the angel of the Laodicean Church or the Organization of General Conference of SDA in America the amazing message of the Shepherd’s Rod. He was just baptized into the Seventh day Adventist Church in 1919, and after making a thorough investigation into all Seventh day Adventist doctrinal points of view in the Bible and the Spirit of Prophecy of the third angel message of Revelation 14, he was then to emerge the first time on the stage of history on behalf of Jesus as the vineyard owner to offer jobs to those standing idle in market place of Laodicea.
Victor T. Houteff never before knew of Mrs. White due to the fact that she died in 1915 ahead of his conversion into the SDA Church in 1919. In the meantime Houteff himself never before knew of the spiritual condition of the angel of Laodicea that was ever prophesied in the book of Revelation as of being fallen so low in the so-called spiritual poverty, blindness, and nakedness, as the result of the failure of the General Conference of SDA during their Minneapolis conference in 1888.
Thus, with the coming of the servant of the Lord, Bro. Victor T. Houteff, with the message of the angel of Revelation 18 : 1 to unite with the third angel message of Mrs. White, to meet the fulfillment of her statement in the book Early Writing, p. 277, then it is clearly proven that all things run under the guidance of His holy Spirit. But alas, for the amazing message of the servant of the Lord had been totally opposed by the General Conference of SDA and the servant of the Lord had been dismissed of his membership just at the outset when the message was presented to them in 1929.
And as the result of the failure of the General Conference of SDA in 1888, the Lord God through His servant Mrs. White had written in the Review and Herald of February 25, 1902, “THE Call FOR A SPIRITUAL REVIVAL AND A SPIRITUAL REFORMATION.” (Readers are kindly requested to visit the website : www.bible-prophecies.org to find for themselves the article mentioned). And due to the fact that up to the time she died in 1915 the rules of implementation of the Call were not as yet available, it is then unavoidably a fact that just after the coming of Bro. Houteff and his message of the Shepherd’s Rod, the rules of implementation of the Call for a spiritual revival and reformation should have been found therein. Through the Call for a spiritual reformation, which means a “re-organization”, then the General Conference of SDA is to be re-organized into the General Association of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, USA.
Thus it is clearly understood that the servant of the Lord Bro. Houteff was ever indeed an “idler” in the Laodicean market place, who is the first to receive the Call from Jesus as the owner of the vineyard. Whereas his Organization of the General Association of Davidian SDA, although ever since the beginning had employed several idlers of the market place of Laodicea, they were all now no more unemployed idlers in the Laodicean market. They had embraced the message of the eleventh-hour Call from Houteff ever since, and no more could be deemed unemployed for they are now bound by working contracts with the re-organized body of the General Conference of SDA.
Attention : In the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY those unemployed or idlers in the market place of Laodicea are the ordinary membership or l a y m e n in the Church, who are not bound by any working contract with the Organization of the Church.
How is the General Conference
of SDA to be re-organized into the General Association of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas, USA.
Let it be understood that the kingdom of Heaven is represented here on earth by the Church of God. Especially our Church of Laodicea, due to her falling in the spiritual Luke warmness, that this Church should have been divided into two categories of people : the five wise categorized virgins on the one side and the five foolish categorized ones on the other side. Even the wise categorized ones themselves are to be reorganized into the so-called chaff categorized people on the one side, and the candidates of the 144.000 saints of God on the other side. This is the reason, that those categorized wise virgins of the people should have been organized into the General Association of Davidian SDA, whereas the General Conference of SDA as angel of the Laodicean Church should have been spewed out of Jesus’ mouth. It is impossible for the Lord to be represented by two Organizations of His people, who are opposing each other in doctrinal points of view.
Thus it is , that the Organization of General Association of Davidian SDA has been established by the servant of the Lord, Bro. Houteff, according to the rules of implementation as those stipulated in the booklet entitled : LEVITICUS OF DAVIDIAN SDA. Let us, therefore, read from the booklet the subject that should be taken into consideration here below:
ARTICLE IV --- OFFICERS AND THEIR DUTIES
- The regular officers of this Association shall be a president, a vice president, a secretary, and a treasurer.
- The president shall be called and chosen in accordance with the procedure set forth in Exodus 3 : 10, 15 and 16; chapter 4 : 17; Ezekiel 3 : 17 and Luke 6 : 13.
- All other officers of this Association shall be appointed in accordance with the procedure set forth in Number 11 : 16, 17, 24 and 25, and in Acts 6 : 1 – 7 ; and 13 : 1 – 3.
The p r e s i d e n t shall, as typed in Exodus 4, and in Numbers 16 : 12, 25 - 32 act as chairman of the Executive Council, as chief administrator of the affairs of the Association, and as a worker and minister in the general interest of the Association.
The vice president shall, in accordance with the example recorded in Exodus 7 : 1, 2 assist the president in administering the affairs of the Association.
(Quoted from the booklet THE LEVITICUS OF DAVIDIAN SDA, p. 5, 6.)
In his words of Introduction to the booklet, THE LEVITICUS OF DAVIDIAN SDA, the servant of the Lord, Bro. Houteff, had reminded us, that the Constitution and the By-Laws therein codified will become fully operative in the coming kingdom. Thus, since in the coming kingdom of the 144.000 saints of God, no more death is known among its inhabitants, then this is the reason why in the LEVITICUS OF DAVIDIAN SDA no rule could be found of how the management should be rearranged after the death of Bro. Houteff, the president, nor when the president is absent for an unlimited period.
Therefore, the establishment of Mrs. Houteff as Vice President soon after the death of the servant of the Lord, Bro. Houteff, in 1955, although procedurally is right according to tradition and cultural knowledge, they are not at all according to the will of God. The Lord God seemed not at all cooperative both to defend and to insure the safety of the Organization from the knockout blows coming from the Enemy later on. Please Read : White House Recruiter, p. 33. That the risk is, not only Mrs. Houteff had fallen in apostasy up to the time of her death, but even the whole asset of the Mount Carmel Center of the Lord in Waco, Texas, should have been sold to the Presbyterian Church in 1962.
It is clear now understood, that up to 1962 the Lord as the Householder and Owner of the vineyard not as yet having an unemployed idler to represent Him to proclaim the message of the Eleventh-Hour Call in Laodicea.
Later on in 1991, after the location of the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas successfully be bought back, and then re-established just on the original location of the Old Mount Carmel Center of the Lord, all of us in Indonesia were then praising the Lord for His bountiful grace toward us. But later with so many problems unresolved with the Headquarters even up to now, the wise and prudent among us began to wafer. And so the following questions arise among the people as such :
(1) Could it be justified by the Lord that Bro. Houteff as the first of all men of his time, who were standing idle in the market place, whom the Lord had chosen to represent Him here on earth to proclaim the message of the Eleventh-Hour Call, that when he died in 1955, he should be succeeded by his Organization of the Mount Carmel Center ?
(2) Should it be possibly justified by the Lord, why did the Lord let the Organization of Davidian SDA, which was the Headquarters of the message of the Eleventh-hour Call in this time of the end to fall into the hand of the Presbyterian Church ? Why did the Lord fail to defend His own Organization, which was ever successfully reorganized by His own servant Bro. Houteff ? Why did the Lord permit Mrs. Houteff and her fellow workers and their Organization to fall under the knockout blows delivered at them by the Enemy ?
Several years before Bro. Houteff died in 1955, Jesus had ever warned us through His servant when Bro. Houteff himself said :
“Everything that can be done against God’s message of today will be done with even a greater vengeance than was manifest against Heaven’s message in the days of Christ’s first advent, for the Devil knows that if he loses now, he loses forever --- that he is to have no other chance. Unparalleled, therefore, is the urgency that every eleventh-hour church member now quickly and solidly brace himself against the Enemy’s effort to deliver a knockout blow.
“We must be alert, too, to realize that the blow is to come from surprisingly unsuspected foes --- from professed friends of the gospel, who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day. It is, moreover, but to be expected that the Adversary will employ every agency possible to prevent the Lord from disclosing to view His now obscure 144.000 first fruit servants, who are to go gather in the second fruits (Revelation 7 : 9). The Enemy will try everything conceivable to confuse, becloud, and cover up the Truth, especially on the subject of the 144.000.” -- The White House Recruiter, p. 33.
Let us carefully read those two statements above, that from the first paragraph we will find how the Enemy successfully knocked out Mrs. Houteff and her co-workers, even up to the sale of the whole assets of the Mount Carmel Center to the Presbyterian Church in 1962.
From the second paragraph, however, we will see how the Enemy later has successfully been succeeded by the unsuspected foes --- from professed friends of the gospel, who are no less pious than were the priests in Christ’s day. That the knockout blows no more come right from the Enemy, but just from the surprisingly unsuspected foes. Since the priests in Christ’s day were none other than the Sanhedrin the type. Who are they now if not the antitypical Sanhedrin of this time of the end, who are now dominating the original location of the Old Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas ?
After Bro. Houteff died in 1955 as the first of all those standing idle in the market place, to receive the message of the eleventh-hour Call from Jesus
We have to understand that all prophecies of the Old Testament, the book of Revelation and the parables of Jesus in the New Testament, have just met their fulfillment in this time of the end. The death of Bro. Houteff as the servant of the Lord in 1955 has met its fulfillment in the prophecy of Zechariah 13 : 6, 7 in the following words :
“And one shall say unto him, What are these wounds in thine hands ? Then he shall answer, Those with which I was wounded in the house of my friends. Awake, O sword, against my shepherd, and against the man that is my fellow, saith the Lord of hosts : smite the shepherd, and the sheep shall be scattered : and I will turn mine hand upon the little ones.” – Zechariah 13 : 6, 7.
This prophecy has ever met its fulfillment with Jesus personally during His mission in the Palestine in the year 31. However, since all the prophecies of the Old Testament apply especially in this time of the end, then the prophecy of Zechariah 13 : 6, 7 must again apply now in this time of the end with Bro. Houteff and all his followers. Bro. Houteff as the shepherd in the prophecy died in 1955, and his Organization of The General Association of Davidian SDA in Waco, Texas had been liquidated and sold to the Presbyterian Church in 1962. Therefore, all the associations of Davidian SDA should have been scattered abroad. To this end the Lord has promised that He will turn His hands upon the little ones, who have been scattered after the death of their shepherd in 1955.
B e f o r e the year 1955
Bro. Houteff had established the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas in 1935 according to several instructions given him by the Lord, both through the sure words of prophecies of the Old Testament Scriptures and from several statements available in the SPIRIT OF PROPHECY. Let us beware, therefore, that not all of those statements would yet to apply after the humble servant of the Lord died in 1955.
We have to be very careful, therefore, of those unsuspected foes of the Gospel of the antitypical Sanhedrin of today, who are now dominating the original location of the Old Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas. Because, they would have used those same instructions from the Lord for the establishment of the Mount Carmel Center in Waco, Texas, in 1935 to prove the legality of their existence now after they bought back the original site of Waco Headquarters of Davidian SDA in 1991.
A f t e r the year 1955
If during his mission in the past Bro. Houteff had accomplished his mission to represent JESUS as Master of the vineyard to proclaim the message of the Eleventh-Hour Call successfully among the laymen in the Church, then the things that must be carefully identified now are of those after his death in 1955. Soon after he died in 1955 there appeared in the Davidian several new Organizations of Davidian SDA in America by the name General Association of Davidian SDA. All the establishments of the Davidian SDA Headquarters were done according to the rules of implementation of the LEVITICUS OF DAVIDIAN SDA. All of them seem ready to succeed Bro. Houteff to accomplish his mission to get all the 144.000 workers ready for work in the vineyard, from eleven o’clock in the afternoon up to the twelve o’clock at sunset.
However, since Jesus as Master of the vineyard recognized only Houteff His servant and the Organization of Mount Carmel Center in Texas to represent Him, then after Bro. Houteff died in 1955 the Lord will no more justify the Organization of Mount Carmel Center in Texas to succeed Houteff to proclaim the message of the Eleventh-Hour Call. The reason is because they are not those who are standing idle in the market place of Laodicea. They are not the laymen in the Church. Even all other Mount Carmel Centers in America, who emerged soon after the death of Bro. Houteff in 1955, they no more could be categorized as those standing idle in the market place. They are not the laymen in the Church.
This is the reason, that soon after the death of the servant of the Lord Bro. Houteff as the man that was ever standing idle in the market of Laodicea, even his Organization that survived his death in 1955 seemed no more to be defended by Jesus up to the time of its liquidation and then sold to the Presbyterian Church in 1962.
Who are those standing idle in the market place to succeed Houteff to proclaim the message of the eleventh-hour Call in the Church ?
The Lord God has a divinely appointed ministry of His own, consist of the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, pastors and teachers. Read Ephesian 4 : 11 – 14. The servant of the Lord, Bro. Houteff said : “ ………
“………….. w e must, therefore, as teachers (not prophets) of the Shepherd’s Rod (the official publications of the Davidian SDA Association), teach only in the light of the Rod those passages which in one way or another need to be interpreted. THUS ONLY WILL ALL PRESENT TRUTH BELIEVERS EVER BECOME OF THE SAME MIND, SEEING EYE TO EYE AND SPEAKING THE SAME THINGS.“ – Fundamental Beliefs of the Davidian SDA, p. 26 (in brackets added).
The above statement by Bro. Houteff would have applied in our time after his death in 1955. This should be understood, because those to teach the message are the teachers or the ministers (not prophet). And as teachers of the Rod they are allowed to teach o n l y those passages of the message in the golden bowl of the prophecy of Zechariah chapter 4. Whereas all the secret things of the Bible should have been fully interpreted into the golden bowl by the end time prophets of those mentioned in the prophecy of Amos 3 : 7. And the teachers and ministers would have been privileged to make all the 144.000 elected saints of God to be having the same mind, seeing eye to eye, and speaking the same things.
C o n c l u s i o n
“It is a fatal mistake to suppose that the work of soul saving depends alone upon the ministry. The humble, consecrated believer upon whom the Master of the vineyard places a burden for souls is to be given encouragement by men upon whom the Lord has laid larger responsibilities. Those who stand as leaders in the Church of God are to realize that the Savior’s commission is given to all who believe in His name. God will send forth into His vineyard many who have not been dedicated to the ministry by the laying on of hands.”
“Hundreds, yea, thousands, who have heard the message of salvation are still idlers in the market place, when they might be engaged in some line of active service. To these Christ is saying, “Why stand ye here all the day idle ? and He adds, “Go ye also into the vineyard.” Matthew 20 : 6, 7. Why is it that many more do not respond to the call ? Is it because they think themselves excused in that they do not stand in the pulpit ? Let them understand that there is a large work to be done outside the pulpit by thousands of consecrated lay members.” – The Acts of the Apostles, pp. 110, 111.
JESUS as Owner of the vineyard will no more be succeeded now by His Organization of the Mount Carmel Center after the demise of His servant Houteff in 1955. Even all other Organizations established after the death of the servant of the Lord in 1955, they all would no more be recognized by the Lord, because they are not idlers in the market place of the Laodicea. They are not laymen in the Laodicean Church. Therefore, the only way out for them to be recognized in Heaven as standing idly in the market place, is to let their Organizations be dissolved, and then stay with the original associations of Davidian SDA to let the Lord Himself taking the reign in His hand over them according to the instructions given us through Zechariah 13 : 7, and through Mrs. White when she said :
“Let me tell you that the Lord will work in this last work in a manner very much out of the common order of things, and in a way that will be contrary to any human planning. There will be those among us who will always want to control the work of God, to dictate even what movements shall be made when the work goes forward under the direction of the angel who joins the third angel in the message (of THE SPIRIT OF PROPHECY) to be given to the world. God will use ways and means by which it will be seen that He is taking the reins in His own hands. The workers will be surprised by the simple means that He will use to bring about and perfect His work of righteousness.” – Testimonies to Ministers, p. 300. (In the brackets is added)
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