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Jonathan Cahn of 'The Harbinger II: The Return': Is There a Cure for America's Spiritual Disease?

(Charisma News Archive)

The 2021 new year has begun far more dramatically than most people envisioned. As millions of Americans worry for our country after the lawlessness that occurred last week at the U.S. Capitol, bestselling author Jonathan Cahn, creator of one of 2020's biggest publishing successes, The Harbinger II: The Return, poses vital concerns: Does America have a spiritual disease? And what is the cure?

He also shares, with equal conviction, that there are prophetic, biblical explanations for the "shakings" we've experienced—and calls attention to the mystery behind the withered tree at Ground Zero.

In his newest book The Harbinger II: The Return, Cahn reveals how the ancient mystery of the harbinger has continued to the present day. His book goes behind the pandemic, behind the current economic collapse and behind the current disorder to reveal that there is far more to the story.

Cahn said of The Harbinger II: The Return, "the mystery has never stopped. What I first shared back in The Harbinger was the beginning—not the end. This sequel is about what could not be unlocked before. It's about the mysteries that couldn't be revealed until the present time, the manifestations that have taken place since that first book came out and up to the present, and the mysteries yet to come."

In the new book, Cahn reveals more about the seventh harbinger—the erez tree—which was planted at Ground Zero several years after 9/11 to replace the sycamore tree that fell on that terrible day. He explains it was to fulfill the prophecy in Isaiah 9:10: "The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones; the sycamores are cut down, but we will replace them with cedars."

New York City leaders named the erez tree the "Tree of Hope."

"The erez tree represented a strong America, coming back from the devastation of 9/11," Cahn said. "But then a transformation took place, a biblical metamorphosis—which became a sign in itself. The ancient sign of national judgment was manifested at Ground Zero when the erez tree, the symbol of America, began to wither away."

Cahn noted, "God speaks again and again of withering. He says, 'For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb' (Ps. 37:2, NKJV). Isaiah says, 'You will perish like a withered tree or a garden without water' (1:30, TLB). Messiah spoke to the fig tree (Mark 11:21)—and it withered.

"Withering is a sign of national judgment," he continued.

And it is why, Cahn says, he believes our nation "is withering from its very core. If it keeps doing that, it's not going to be able to stand. The withering is happening from the inside—and eventually the tree won't make it if it doesn't get healed."

Cahn also emphasized, "We cannot cure a spiritual disease with a political cure or a physical cure. Only a spiritual answer can heal a spiritual disease. The only one who can cure it is Jesus."

With the release of The Harbinger II: The Return, on Sept. 1, 2020, thousands of new fans all around the world have embraced Jonathan Cahn's messages and prophecies. His new book, available for purchase online and everywhere, made the Amazon Bestsellers Top 10 lists of all books in the world and took three of the top 10 spots on Amazon's Christian Books for print, Kindle and audio—each charting as a Top 10 Bestseller, including No. 1 Christian Prophecy and No. 1 Christian Prophecies. The Harbinger II also catapulted Cahn's earlier books back onto bestseller lists, including The Oracle, The Paradigm and The Harbinger.

The author has made multiple media appearances, including on CBN's 700 Club, TBN's Praise and Family Talk with Dr. James Dobson. Cahn is continuing to do TV and radio interviews.

Jonathan Cahn's first book, The Harbinger, became an instant New York Times bestseller when it was published in 2012. His next four books were also New York Times bestsellers: The Mystery of the Shemitah, The Book of Mysteries, The Paradigm and The Oracle. Along with Billy Graham and Keith Greene, Cahn was named one of the top 40 spiritual leaders of the past 40 years who has radically impacted the world.

Called the prophetic voice of this generation, Cahn has spoken on Capitol Hill, at the United Nations and to millions around the world. Cahn is known for opening the deep mysteries of Scripture and bringing forth messages of prophetic import. He leads Hope of the World ministry, an international outreach of teaching, evangelism and compassion projects for the world's neediest. He also leads the Jerusalem Center/Beth Israel, a worship center made up of Jews and Gentiles, and people of all backgrounds, outside New York City in Wayne, New Jersey. His ministry can be contacted at and on Jonathan Cahn Facebook.

For more information about The Harbinger II, visit The Harbinger II: The Return is published by Frontline, an imprint of Charisma House.

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