THE RAPTURE AND THE TIMING OF RUSSIA’S ATTACK

THE RAPTURE AND THE TIMING OF RUSSIA’S ATTACK

It will be important to read my last article on Ezekiel 38 and 39 and how Israel’s discovery of a vast oil field in the Golan Heights possibly relates to Russia and Iran’s attack on Israel for its wealth.

Now lets look at the possible timing of this attack.  Ezekiel 38-39 specifically indicates that God will intervene to destroy the attacking forces of the latter days Russian-Iran alliance. They do not have any chance of succeeding in their plans to destroy the Jewish state.

Daniel 9 predicts that the future  Antichrist will make a seven year covenant with Israel.  This will certainly serve to entice the Jewish nation to submit to his leadership. An additional inducement for their yielding their nation’s security to the government of the Antichrist, whom they will certainly view as being their messiah, will be his cleverly appearing, through deception to be a man of great intelligence and power.

The rapture of the church will bring the world into a time of great confusion as millions disappear from the earth.

The Antichrist will be free to manifest himself after the church is gone as the Holy Spirit will no longer be present to hinder his showing himself.  He is probably alive now and very likely prepared to be revealed after the rapture. (2 Thessalonians 2:1-6)

He will have a ready answer as to the reason for the sudden disappearance of so many valued and essential people. Perhaps he will claim UFOs took the Christians because they were a danger to the New World Order.

He will perhaps gain much credibility after Russia’s attack on Israel, along with the Islamic nations that will be allied  with Russia.  

When God destroys Israel’s attackers, the Antichrist will likely claim credit.  He will be a great lier.  He will be very convincing.  So, if the battle of Gog and Magog takes place just after the rapture, and just before the beginning of the tribulation, then the Antichrist will no doubt take advantage of this for the advancement of his deceptive cause, which will be global government.

How important it is for people today to trust in Jesus Christ as their personal Savior.  He died on the cross for the sins of the entire world, and rose again.  He is coming back!  The Bible says that Jesus is the Word, “and the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us.” (Read John 1:1-12)  There is no other Savior.  There will come one called the Antichrist who will claim to be the final Imam, or Messiah,  but Jesus, is the only Son of God.  Trust in Him for your sins to be forgiven and to know His true peace which is eternal life.  

Don’t wait, He may return at any moment to rapture His believers to heaven.  Are you one of them? (See John 14:1-7)

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ISRAEL DISCOVERS HUGE OIL FIELD

Recently, the discovery of an immense oil field in the Golan Heights in Israel, along with strategic moves by Russian President Putin into Syria have brought many prophecy students to believe this could be the beginning of the preparations for the battle of Gog and Magog. 
 
 Interestingly, God seems to be allowing the gathering of all the elements of what He foretold in Ezekiel 38 and 39. In these chapters, there is an amazing description of the details of Russia’s invasion of the nation of Israel in the latter days.  Read the first four verses of Ezekiel 38. You will see that Rosh, which is an early form of the word Russia is used twice in verses 2 and 3 in the NASB translation.  

“And the word of the LORD came to me saying, “Son of man, set your face toward Gog of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him and say, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “Behold, I am against you, O Gog, prince of Rosh, Meshech and Tubal. “I will turn you about and put hooks into your jaws, and I will bring you out, and all your army…” (Ezekiel 38:1-4a, NASB)

As you can see, God is planning to influence Russia to prepare an attack. This attack will include allies from among the present day Islamic nations it will be a all out assault on Israel. The passage continues:

“Persia, Ethiopia and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet; Gomer with all its troops; Beth-togarmah from the remote parts of the north with all its troops—many peoples with you.” (Ezekiel 38:5-6, NASB)

H.L. Willmington lists the nations under their current names that are identified here as among Russia’s allies:
    (1) Persia – Modern Iran
    (2) Ethiopia – South Africa
    (3) Libia – Arabic African
        nations (North Africa)
    (4) Gomer – East Germany
    (5) Togarmah – Southern 
        Russia and the Cossacks,
        or perhaps Turkey.
      
This passage, among many other details, clearly delineates how this prophecy of Russia’s attack on Israel must occur in the “latter days,” after Isreal has been restored as a nation. In 1948, Israel was once again restored as a nation, and Jews have been returning to that land since then. The Bible describes the latter days as those days surrounding the rapture of the church, the great even year tribulation and the second coming of Jesus Christ to the earth:

      “Be prepared, and prepare yourself, you and all your companies that are assembled about you, and be a guard for them. “After many days you will be summoned; IN THE LATTER YEARS you will come into the land that is restored from the sword, whose inhabitants have been GATHERED FROM MANY NATIONS to the mountains of Israel which had been a continual waste; but its PEOPLE WERE BROUGH OUT FROM THE NATIONS and they are living securely, all of them. “You will go up, you will come like a storm; you will be like a cloud covering the land, you and all your troops, and many peoples with you.” (Ezekiel 38:7-9, NASB)

Russia is now planning with Iran to dominate Syria, but their plan, I’m am sure, does not end there. Russia, or “Rosh,” in the literal rendering of Ezekiel 38:3 has a master plan that will ultimately include attacking Israel for “spoil” (38:13, remove the s and the word spells “oil.”) Israel has many areas of wealth: agriculture, military weaponry, strategic location as well as being an intersection to the East, South, and western European nations, as well as highly desirable ports, technology, and perhaps most of all, Israel has people who can be enslaved and used for the greater cause of Russia and her allies.  The Islamic allies of Russia like Iran and Syria and others all want the destruction of the Jews, but the Koran also calls for their enslavement. Ezekiel 38:13 speaks of weak nations (like America under Obama) simply asking Russia diplomatically what they are doing but not lifting a finger to step in in behalf of Israel.  The battle of Gog and Magog, that is of Russia attacking Israel, is in the preparation stage now, and it could occur either before or after the rapture. I believe it will certainly happen before the beginning of the tribulation or at the start of it to “gut” Islam and the power of Russia, in order for the Antichrist to have the freedom to establish a peace treaty with Israel for seven years and to permit them to rebuild their temple. This temple he will desecrate at the midpoint if the tribulation and demand worship. Then he will seek to destroy Israel etc.
 
Therefore, Israel’s discovery of Oil is always an indication of God’s favor for Israel. Yet, also this is part of the Divine lure (“hooks,” Ezekiel 38:4) to draw Russia and her allies to attack so God can destroy them; and for the church, which ignores prophecy and the coming of the Lord in it’s preaching, to take notice that the return of the Lord draws nearer every day!  

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Now Is The Time

Now is the time to explore the riches of the treasures of the Lord in His Word.  As the days seem to grow darker we have the more sure word of prophecy to encourage us.  The Lord delights in revealing the future to us.  He does not do this to satisfy our selfish curiosity, but so that we might be more expectant toward Him in our daily walk.  

Your faith is the basis that God has given you to please Him. “But without faith it is impossible to please Him. For he that cometh to God (through prayer) must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek HIm.” (Hebrews 11:6)

When you pray, it must be in the name of Jesus Christ.  Jesus Christ was the greatest gift the Father could have given for you when He died on the cross for your sins, then rose again from the dead.  

Prayerlessness is a great sin against God. There is no other way for God to hear you in prayer in these latter days than in that Name that is above all names: Jesus Christ. 

We are living in a time that is just prior to the coming of the Lord to rapture His church to heaven. You and I have a great opportunity to make Jesus Christ known to many millions that are lost and in the grip of religions that do not believe that Jesus is the Son of God, or that deny that salvation is by faith alone, not in sacraments and rituals of church or religion.  

“Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompense of reward.  For you have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God (by receiving Jesus Christ as your Savior, by faith), ye might receive the promise (eternal life, and to be able to go up with the Lord at the rapture). For yet a little while, and He that shall come will come, and will not tarry (The Lord will not delay).  Now the just shall live by faith, but if any man draw back (by not fully renouncing their sin and false religion) my soul shall have no pleasure in him. (Hebrews 10:33-38)  

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Genuine Marriage Still Between One Man And One Woman!

Once again, America has shown his utter rejection of God, and this time through the United States Supreme Court!  When Jesus stated in Matthew that marriage was between a man and a woman, and that man was not to interfere with that divinely instituted arrangement, it was also a warning to us today: “For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh…What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder. (See Matthew 19:4-6)  Jesus here authoritatively speaks of the inviolability of God’s design and arrangement for marriage.  Jesus also here gives the clear definition of God’s marriage design and arrangement. This design and arrangement for marriage is what the Supreme Court presumed to redefine.  The consequences of this redefinition of marriage are and will be devastating for America!

As an additional mockery of God, the White House was lighted up with “gay pride” rainbow colors upon the delivery of this ruling yesterday.  They were certainly prepared. The lights, to me, looked like reflections of the flames of hell.  There is no doubt that we are given over as a nation to Satan’s authority.  Those who believed Obama’s lies that he was opposed to same-sex marriage helped to put him in there, yet they refuse to hold him to account for his deceptions.

Even though the Supreme court has presumptuously set aside the Bible, as well as any pretense of wisdom, to conform to the vile spirit of our age, God will not be mocked! (Galatians 6:7) The Lord of all flesh, has determined to give over to a reprobate mind (insanity) those who willfully violate God’s design for marriage and human sexuality.  These are the consequences Jesus warned about in Matthew 19:6.

Judgment has come upon America!  But it is only the beginning! (See Psalm 2) This ruling by the high court is an abominable affront to the holiness of God.   At this time, we are seeing God giving America over to its own lustful and ungodly desires.  We are more than a little vulnerable to our Islamic enemies.  Do not be surprised if there is a major and devastating attack in the coming days!  God has warned us, but we have and are ignoring Him.

President Obama and the radical left have long supported the homosexual perversion of human relationships and is seeking to further marginalize Christians in America for their active and determined opposition to this demonic strike against the sanctity of the family.  Further, the typical preacher in America is not committed to preaching the hard truths of what is happening today.  The only thing that will wake them up is the rapid departure of thousands from their churches!  This is because they fear man more than God!  America is sowing the wind, and it will reap the whirlwind of judgment. (Hosea 8:7) The Apostle Paul warned: Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, so that their bodies would be dishonored among them. For they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever. Amen. For this reason God gave them over to degrading passions; for their women exchanged the natural function for that which is unnatural, and in the same way also the men abandoned the natural function of the woman and burned in their desire toward one another, men with men committing indecent acts and receiving in their own persons the due penalty of their error. (Romans 1:24-27, NASB)

God will also set aside man’s false rule and establish His own glorious rule through the return of the Prophet Priest and King, the Lord Jesus Christ.  Meanwhile, I and every Christian who desires to stay true to the Lord will continue to stand upon the truths of God’s Word!  The Living God is upon the throne of the universe and the U.S. Supreme Court is not!  Therefore I will continue to obey the Lord!  I will pray for real revival in America and in the American church, and continue loving and praying for the sinner that he or she will come to know the genuine love of the Lord and surrender to His design for new life, biblical marriage and relationships.  Man has spoken,  and man has greatly erred, but: “let God be true, but every man a liar!  (Romans 3:4)…Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men.”(Acts 5:29)

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Hatred for Jesus Christ Is Growing In America; No Surprize!

God is still raising up a few who will stand for truth in these latter days of world history!  One of these is Maj. Gen. Craig Olson, a two-star Air Force general who spoke clearly and boldly about His relationship with His Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at a National Day of Prayer Task Force speech on May 7.  But it didn’t take long for the spirit of stark unbelief to show itself in all its demonic fury through the leftist-humanist Military Religious Freedom Foundation.  They reacted to the biblical truth, as articulated by the General,  that Jesus is Lord and that God is sovereign over America.  They are now demanding that this Christian Patriot and be court-martialed.

According to an article by World News Daily:

Despite the religious nature of the event, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation has called for Olson to be “aggressively and very visibly brought to justice for his unforgivable crimes and transgressions,” adding that any other service members who helped him should be investigated and punished “to the full extent of military law.”

The organization sent a letter to Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Walsh, arguing that Olson’s speech violates rules within the Air Force, which prohibits airmen from endorsing a particular faith or belief.  The letter states: “This demand letter is sent to you on behalf of countless members of the United States Air Force who are utterly disgusted and shocked by the brazenly illicit and wholly unconstitutional, fundamentalist Christian proselytizing recently perpetrated, on international television (‘GOD TV’), and streaming all over the Internet and in full military uniform, by USAF Major General Craig S. Olson on Thursday, May 7, 2015 during a VERY public speech for a private Christian organization (The ‘National Day of Prayer Task Force’: NDPTF) headed up by Focus on the Family founder, Dr. James Dobson’s, wife Shirley Dobson.”
(Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2015/05/push-to-court-martial-general-for-mentioning-god/#TP2vvUkmHxMIIQIo.99)

If we are indeed living in the latter days, and I believe we are, then we should not be surprised at the ferociousness with which the Devil is attacking such a committed and faithful Christian as General Olson.  You and I need to be constantly aware and prayerful concerning the coming of persecution that is predicted to arise against believers in the last days.  I believe that this persecution is gaining strength today as an indication that the rapture of the church is near (see 2 Timothy 4:1-8).

As Christians today, we need to know what we believe and be ready to state our faith in the Lord Jesus Christ with clarity and conviction, because Satan is pulling no punches to shut us up.  Peter writes along these lines: “Casting all you care upon him; for He careth for you.  Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world” (1 Peter 5:7-9)

We should pray that God will give General Olson continued courage to stand for the Lord in the presence of such aggressive attacks on his freedom to express his faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. We should also pray for the members of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, that they would read God’s Word for themselves with a truly open mind. Then, maybe their organization would become a genuine defender of American freedom, and, additionally,  make Jesus Christ known to a lost world.

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Benjamin Netanyahu’s Speech to Congress, What’s Obama Afraid of?

I am anticipating an insightful and bold speech from the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu tomorrow when he appears before the U.S. Congress.  Much is at stake for Israel these days, and for America!  The prophetic scenario revealed by the Bible for these latter days is rapidly unfolding.    The Scripture tells us of nations in the latter days which will be fully capable of taking bold stands, and to whom other nations might look for leadership, stepping back from leadership while Israel’s very existence is threatened. (Ezekiel 38:13)  The frustration of King David, who experienced similar betrayals from leaders of other nations in Israel’s times of need, is expressed in Psalm 5:8-9,

Lead me, O LORD, in thy righteousness because of mine enemies; make thy way straight before my face.  For there is no faithfulness in their mouth; their inward part is very wickedness; their throat is an open sepulchre; they flatter with their tongue.

Of course, leaders who turn against Israel,  will do so because they have rebelled against the Lord and have sided with the enemies of God’s people.  Jesus, the Son of God, said: “Ye shall know them by their fruit” (Matthew 7:16)  Could this explain why President Obama will not name Isis as Islamic Terrorists and why he is soft on Iran?   With the threats of wars and rumors of wars that we are seeing, the world is looking for a real leader these days.  Tomorrow the world will see and hear a real leader for our times,  his name is Benjamin Netanyahu.   Perhaps this is what President Obama is afraid of.  (Proverbs 28:1)

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A Special Christmas Message

“God is able, in the worst and darkest circumstance, to intervene in a supernatural way and shine a light of redemption into it.” -Dr. Downing

Wherever this Christmas season finds you, whatever circumstances surround you, this special video message from Dr. Downing is a timely message for us all.

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Ferguson Violence, Synagogue Slaughter, and Demons of the LatterDays

Prophetic events predicted in the Bible are picking up in speed and ferocity! Demons are flooding planet earth, perhaps in preparation for the Great Tribulation. Satan will be ecstatic when the believing church is raptured off the earth and when the Holy Spirit will allow the arising of the predicted Antichrist. (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 2 Thessalonians 2:3-12)

We have seen a replay of riots in Ferguson Missouri last night, and perhaps more godless violence, robbery and general mayhem will follow tonight! It is too bad that President Obama could not take a stronger and more consistent stand for lawfulness and submission to authority. With his unconstitutional executive action, ignoring the law of deportation of illegal immigrants recently, he has sent the signal that it is ok to be lawless if you think things aren’t going your way.

Unfortunately, many in Ferguson, and other places in the country are following his lead.  And I have a creepy feeling that his lead extends all the way to Israel.  There we heard of the godless slaughter of innocent Jews who were murdered while worshipping in their synagogue in Israel’s Old City on November 18.  They were killed while they were praying toward the place where the ancient temple stood.  They were killed by two Moslem men who were filled with hate against the Hebrew people with whom God has made an eternal covenant.  (Genesis 12:1-3)

Of course, President Obama and the godless liberal left in America did not cause these things, but I have no doubt they influenced them.  Proverbs 29:2 says: “When the righteous are in authority, the people rejoice: but when the wicked beareth rule, the people mourn.” 

God is not included in the affairs of our present political leadership in America.  When a nation is established upon Biblical precepts and supports the belief and practice of Christianity and Judaism, God will hold that nation accountable when they turn away from God.  Thus, lawlessness reigns in many of the streets of America, and as a nation we have become afraid to support Israel.  From this comes riots in the streets.  Largely, this is influenced by Democratic politicians who stir up division.  Yet we must also realize that a portion of the problems are influenced by Republican politicians who largely remain silent.  And the preachers, where are they?  Why aren’t the Bible believing preachers speaking out from their pulpits?

Little wonder that demonic activity is rising rapidly in America.  We wonder how can people act this way?  The Bible says:  For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. (Ephesians 6:12)  So, we are actually seeing people, in Ferguson,  in Israel, and the Middle East, controlled by demons.  These evil spirits are directing many to hate and commit violence against others.  Often drinking and drugs are involved, but behind it all is godless and demonic hatred of others.

Now, this is not true of those who have an honest and Christ like approach to protesting and making their hurts and disappointments known publicly and peacefully.

But Jesus clearly told us:  “But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men. (Luke 6:35) 

James clearly said where hatred comes from: the Devil himself:  “This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.” (James 3:15) 

Too bad there are so few pastors with the courage to preach to their people that we are living in the last days, and so to help them to put into perspective why we are seeing such horrible atrocities in America, Israel and around the world at the hands of demonized and wicked people.  The problem in America today is not racial, political or financial; the problem is spiritual!  But this would require preachers to actually mention world events and the rise of rank and demonic sin in their sermons, which they are loath to do as that might make the attendance go down.

We are certainly living in dark and demonic times today!  Yet, for the Christian, there is good news on the horizon.  Jesus Christ is coming again!  And He predicted that He would return to rapture His Church during times just like we are living in today.  We are living in days like the days of Noah. (Matthew 24:38)  Jesus will return, perhaps even today for His Church.  This should be a wonderful encouragement for you to have hope and an incentive to witness for Christ in these last days.  The biblical truth of the rapture is our encouragement to engage the world with the claims of Jesus Christ and to encourage the lost to make a decision to trust in Him alone for forgiveness and everlasting life.

 

 

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The Latter Days, A Time of Increased Travel and Knowledge

“But as for you, Daniel, conceal these words and seal up the book until the end of time; many will go back and forth, and knowledge will increase.” (Daniel 12:4)

For many years, prophecy scholars have believed that this amazing verse in Daniel predicts the rapid increase in travel and knowledge in the latter days. It believe that this is exactly what the Holy Spirit is revealing to Daniel. We certainly see this being fulfilled today, but there is something more to this, I believe. It seems that this verse also shows us that we need to understand how in the days just prior to the coming of the Lord Jesus there will be a great increase in desire for knowledge, and not simply scientific knowledge but also spiritual knowledge.

There is a great increase in our days in America and in many countries around the world for greater and deeper knowledge of spiritual truth. Many are seeking and obtaining greater insights into Bible prophecy. The things of the future that the Bible has had within its pages for thousands of years are coming to light today as we draw closer to the coming of the Lord to rapture His church to heaven.

God told Daniel to “conceal,” or “seal up,” the words of the prophecies that the Lord had revealed to Daniel. This “concealing” of these prophecies does not mean that there would not be any understanding as to what they mean until the end times, but that many of the details of these prophecies would be hidden.  Not even Daniel fully understood the implications of these prophecies but he was assured they would be understood in the latter days:  And I heard, but I understood not: then said I, O my Lord, what shall be the end of these things? And he said, Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. (Daniel 12:8-9)  The details of what God predicted through Daniel awaited a time, such as we are in today, that many events predicted in Scripture would become fulfilled. For example, Israel became a nation again in 1948 and still exists as a distinct country today.  This reality signals the ensuing of many predicted latter days prophecies!  Since Israel became a nation once again, there have been many predictions in the Bible that have come to light for our understanding today.

Keep your eyes on Israel. The growing hatred of the nations toward this little country show that God’s Word is true. He has a distinct purpose in  re-establishing Israel as a nation. Their existence today, which is against all human odds, is a distinct sign that the Lord is coming soon.

The rise of violence, earthquakes and pestilences such as the recent Ebola outbreaks in Africa as well as its presence in America show that Bible prophecy is being fulfilled before our eyes. The more that happens today, the more millions of people are beginning seriously to search the Bible for clarity as to what is unfolding. More people are watching the news, and more are generally keeping up with world events than ever before. But above all, people are wondering, what are the indications of the soon return of the Lord Jesus Christ?  You can search out these answers for yourself.  This is the reason that we have put Prophecy in Perspective on line. You can go to our home page and click on our newsletters, or our videos, or browse the blog articles.  We also offer books for study on the subject of prophecy and its application to practical Christian living.  Our greatest desire is to provide you with insights into the latest world events and issues in the light of God’s inerrant and infallible Word of prophecy.

Along with growing interest in Bible prophecy there is also a tremendous rise in deceptive and misleading teachings today.  (2 Timothy 4:1-4) Satan’s desire is to get people off track of what God has in mind for the world.  But God’s Word, will always lead you into His true intentions for you and for the world.  The Bible will warn you of the many spiritual lies that the devil is seeking to bring upon the world through false religions and cults.  Remember, with the rise in people seeking knowledge of spiritual truth in the latter days will also come the rapid rise of seductive lies of the cults, the occult and of false and deadly religions.  Therefore, there should be no surprise at the scary things that we are seeing today in the religious realm.  Satan hates the fact that Jesus is going to return, so he is working hard to draw off multitudes into religious deception, compromise and even complacency!

Watch out for spiritual charlatans  who are misquoting the Scriptures on the television and in their books!  They draw big crowds by telling them big but seductive lies! I would not commit one cent of God’s money to support them or to subscribe to their money making schemes.   They will  be responsible for sending many to an eternal hell through their mishandling of God’s Word.   Bible prophecy warns us:  “But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived.” (2 Timothy 3:13)

As Christians, we should spend much time in the Word of God and prayer as we live out holy lives before the Lord and before the lost so they too would desire to come to know Jesus Christ as their soon coming Savior.  Remember, Jesus is the only way to heaven.  In John 14:16, Jesus says: “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.”  Jesus said that in the end times:  “Many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am He!’ and will mislead many” (Mark 13:6) 

So many today are scurrying and frantically seeking answers through relationships, jobs, politics, and even religion, but none of these in themselves can truly  help us spiritually.  Over focus on any of these will only lead to deception and bondage because they cannot impart new and eternal life.  But Jesus Christ alone can give you life, hope,  forgiveness and promise of an eternal future.  Jesus said:  “The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” (John 10:10)  

Today, there is much to learn about Bible prophecy.  Through study of the complete Word of God, the Bible, through prayer and the leading of the Holy spirit you can  know more details of Bible prophecy in these latter days than even Daniel.  You can understand these amazing prophecies as God unfolds the details of His prophetic purpose in the events of our days.

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Ebola, Plus Government Incompetence, Minus God, Equals: Plague

Jesus promised that in the latter days:

For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. All these are the beginning of sorrows. (Matthew 24:5-8)

Pestilences are among the various judgments that God promises to bring upon any people or nation that once dedicated themselves to God, but then reject Him. President Obama has clearly stated that America is not a Christian nation. But once a nation is dedicated to God, there is no going back on it with out dire consequences. God has entrusted America with the care of millions of Jews. It would not be a stretch to say that America is much like Israel in terms of how God holds us accountable for how we respond to His people, the Jews, to Christians and to the innocent unborn, the little children. Presently, America is failing miserably on all three of these.

The Obama Administration is mistreating Israel, supporting the destruction of America’s children through abortion, and by generally denying that America is a Christian nation. People who are supportive of Mr. Obama, like the lesbian mayor of Houston, Texas, are adding to America’s burden of judgment.  The Mayor of Houston, Annise Parker, has demanded, that the preachers in Houston turn over their sermons to her.  She knows these preachers have taken a stand against making the bathrooms in Houston gender neutral so men could use the women’s bathrooms, etc.  I believe that underlying Mrs. Parker’s Christophobia is her outright bibliophobic animosity that fears the truth of what the Bible actually teaches about the sin of homosexuality. (Genesis 19:5; Leviticus 18:22; Romans 1:26-27)

It is very Strange to me that Mayor Parker persecutes only the Christian preachers for supporting the Bible’s stance, but she has not demanded the Islamic imams in Houston’s Mosques to surrender their sermons also.  Islam is also against homosexuality and you had better believe they preach against it to their congregants.  The Qur’an states that homosexuality is an abomination!  “And Lot! when he said unto his folk: will ye commit abomination knowingly?” (Surah 27:54, Compare with Genesis 19:5)  The answer to this glaring contradiction is obvious!  The mayor of Houston is at war with Christians!  This reveals the anti-Christian bigotry that is acceptable in this country today.  This anti-Christian bigotry is promoted by the Obama Administration.  I praise God for the bold preachers in Houston!  Many of them are preaching God’s Word and taking a courageous  stance for truth!  I pray that more of America’s preachers would do this!  But, because we are in the latter days just prior to the return of Jesus Christ, most preachers are too weak and don’t believe the whole Bible anyway!

This brings me to the subject of Ebola.  The first case of it in America was also in Texas, Dallas, that is.  I believe Texas, by the way, is an example of how a state should stand for God and country!  Through allowing Ebola to come into this country, God is showing America that He means business.  I believe God is bringing judgment upon this nation.  In my last Prophecy in Perspective newsletter I wrote on how God determines to send judgment upon any nation that kicks God out of its public life.  One type of judgment that God uses to get the attention of a nation is pestilence.

I believe God is preparing a plague for this nation if America does not repent.  Ebola may be only the beginning.  Looking at the ineptitude of how the Ebola problem has been handled and bungled so far shows that God is pulling back the hedge around America even more as Ebola spreads today.  I think, however, that in answer to the Ebola problem, our leadership will do what they do the best.   They will arrogantly assert over and over that they have everything under control and everything will be alright.

According to the CDC’s Dr. Tom Frieden, and no doubt, his puppet master, President Obama, things will be alright so long was we don’t stop flights from coming in from the West African countries affected by this disease and so long as we do not close our southern border.  It is absolutely amazing that the most common sense steps to protect the US from this and other diseases is to stop the inflow of those who have the most potential for carrying it into our country in the first place.  But, to speak plainly, if you want to make America more like a third world country, this would be how you would do it.  Therefore, until there is repentance in America, this formula will ensue:  Ebola, Plus Government Incompetence, Minus God, Equals: Plague. 

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