Tuesday, November 22, 2022

What's To Become Of The United States During The Tribulation?

THE RAPTURE: WHAT'S TO BECOME OF THE UNITED STATES?

I’ve often wondered what was going to happen to the United States that would exclude it from biblical prophecy. 
Somehow the United States is taken out of the picture of end time events. I can only contemplate what the circumstances will be, but it will happen. I'm unaware of any scripture describing a great and powerful kingdom of the west being involved in events during the Tribulation. 

The Rapture hasn't yet happened, and already this nation is divided as the evil that was only spoken of in the dark is now being proclaimed openly. Even the church body is experiencing division. When born again believers are raptured, it's going to leave a vacuum in almost every area of society, and will cause havoc worldwide. Some countries will experience a greater loss than others, depending on the percentage of the population that are born again believers. The Rapture will cause a huge drain on human resources and services, especially here in the U.S. where we have a large Christian population. This drain on resources and services will cause a great disruption in our nation. Everything will temporarily grind to a halt at the time of the Harpazo. 

The United States has a lot of enemies because it's the one major country with whom the New World Order is having a difficult time dealing. Not only do we have a large Christian population, but we also have an even larger population that believes in personal freedom. People from other countries depend on the United States to fight tyranny and stand for personal freedom. They've expressed the fear that if the United States falls to the New World Order, then the rest of the world will have lost the most powerful beacon of freedom, and the rest of the world will fall. Because of this, we have a big target on our back. If anyone thinks that our enemies and the spiritual influences that control the New World Order won't take advantage of this nation's weakness after the Rapture, then they're deceiving themselves. Our enemies will see a moment of weakness and jump at the opportunity to end us as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, the enemies within our own country can't comprehend what their participation in the creation of a New World Order will mean to them. They think they're going to receive financial gain and positions of power, but their actions are only going to lead to their own destruction.

Our enemies from without know that they won't even need to step one foot on U.S soil to defeat us. This will NOT be a "Red Dawn" type of scenario where they'll bomb major cities and then parachute in to take control of our nation, making it a years-long, drawn out, city by city, town by town, state by state fight. No, it'll be instantaneous.

Right now, China and Russia are our biggest threats. All China or Russia needs to do is help to facilitate an attack on the U.S. China can use North Korea or any one of their other allies as a proxy to attack our nation, just as Russia can use Iran or any of their own allies to be proxies for their government. The preferable method would probably be the 1-2-3 punch. They'll probably use a combination of a (1) financial attack, (2) cyber attack, and (3) EMP attack on our nation. What the financial and cyber attacks don't take care of, the EMP attack will. 

For those of you who don't know what an EMP is, it stands for Electro Magnetic Pulse. It's a wave of electromagnetic radiation. These electrons interact with power lines, metal, conductive materials, and electronics, causing power spikes. That means anything running on electricity will be fried, including vehicles, cell phones and landlines, computers, internet devices, power plants, transformers, substations, medical equipment, refrigerators, air conditions and heaters, televisions, radios (and other broadcast equipment), solar and wind power... all electrical devices rendered inoperable in a matter of seconds. 

A few strategically placed EMP's would bring this country's entire electrical grid down. Just think of what that would do to the United States.

With an EMP attack, there's no going to the local supermarket, corner store, or pharmacy to pick up a few things, because there won't be a supermarket, corner store, or pharmacy to go to. Gas pumps won't work, so you won't be able to gas up your vehicle. You also need electricity to produce goods and you need vehicles to transport them, and you need refrigeration units to keep perishables viable. If food isn't being produced or shipped, millions of people in this country would starve to death in a matter of weeks, unless they had some type of long-term emergency food and water supplies to rely on.

With our power grid down:
  • Large scale farming wouldn't be viable, so we can forget about food. Farmers will be hording their crops, and the surrounding population will raid farmers' fields for food.
  • Hospitals wouldn't be able to help the sick, because they wouldn't be able to use the electrical medical equipment that was fried by the EMP.
  • Pharmaceutical companies won't be operating, so the basic meds someone takes on a daily basis would quickly run out, which would mean that those seeking medical attention wouldn't have access to any type of modern medication. Can you imagine the death toll as a result of just the lack of medication??? Cancer meds, seizure meds, blood pressure meds, antibiotics, vaccines, psyche meds (anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, AHDH, etc...), angina meds, pain meds, asthma meds/inhalers, AIDS meds, migraine meds, etc... 
  • There wouldn't be weekly trash pick-ups, so trash would pile up and become a bio-hazard. How long do you think it will take YOUR neighborhood to start smelling like a garbage dump and looking like one as animals tear open the bags in a desperate attempt to survive.
  • Water treatment plants would sit idle, while raw sewage overflows into our waterways, adversely affecting fresh and salt water sources. 
  • Water needs to be pumped into the water towers and treated, so we can forget about having any fresh water in our homes to drink, cook, or flush our toilet with. We'll be defecating in plastic bags or in a hole in our back yard. That will add to the amount of trash left on the streets. Imagine the odor and the spread of disease because of all this trash and fecal matter in the streets. 
  • What about the millions of people who will die on the streets or in their home from lack of medication or from starvation or dehydration? What's to become of them? Will the starving and sick actually take the time and effort to dispose of the bodies that fall to the ground, or will they be too weak or sick, leaving the bodies where they are, increasing the spreading of pestilence? 
I could go on and on, but these things, and others, will lead to starvation, sickness, pestilence, violence, and death. It kind of makes the Four Horsemen mentioned in the book of Revelation seem a little more relevant now, doesn't it?

Lawlessness would be rampant, because policing wouldn't be possible, so those who have called for the defunding of the police will finally get their wish, as this country reverts to gang law. 

The starving, the sick, and the hopeless will beg for someone to help them, and the sovereignty of this country will be the last thing on their mind as they struggle to survive. That's where the Antichrist comes into the picture. This is how he's going to be able to usher in a one world government, economic system, and religion, because people will gladly give up their freedom just to survive and return to some sense of normalcy, but they don't realize that biblical prophecy states that they'll be living in the new norm, where they'll be experiencing the judgments of God. The life they complained about before the Rapture will seem like paradise to them as they suffer through the next 7 years, if they survive that long (biblical prophecy states that 2/3 of the population will die before the end of the Tribulation, so there's only a 1 out of 3 opportunity to survive until Jesus returns.)

A severe EMP attack would quickly knock our country out of "super power" status and turn us into a third world nation, drastically reducing our population. Part of our national government structure may survive (they're supposed to have EMP proof sites situated in different areas of the nation), but they would be leaders of a severely crippled country. 

Our enemies will have won, without even setting one foot on American soil. If they can decimate our nation's infrastructure, they can cause the death of millions of people within a few short weeks, without ever having to invade the country or fire a single gun shot. China and Russia don't need to attack the U.S. by conventional methods in order to defeat us. Three or four large EMP's strategically positioned and detonated, would do the trick. They may even lob a few more at us once the grid is down, just to be sure the entire nation was in total subjection to the coming New World Order. Since there was no nuclear explosion at ground level, that would greatly reduce the risk of major worldwide contamination from fallout. 

This is how the United States will probably be sidelined for the entire seven year Tribulation. Those political leaders, the wealthy and famous, and those who were promised positions of power during the NWO will be crawling in the dust, because they'll be part of a dying nation. If the attack on this nation isn't enough, they'll suffer during the Tribulation, when they'll lose everything that they thought set them apart from everyone else. They'll be humbled in ways they can't imagine. 

Everything going on in the world right now is in preparation for end-time events. The worldwide precursor to the Mark of the Beast has already had a trial run, where a large percentage of the population of the world fell under the influence of worldwide propaganda and censored information. Those who refused to submit to the NWO's authority were de-platformed and blocked from their social media accounts. Some lost their livelihood, were separated from loved ones, were ostracized by friends, family, and society, were prevented from traveling, were imprisoned, were attacked on the street, were given substandard medical treatment or prevented from receiving alternate medical treatment, and were labeled "fringe," "extreme," and "radical," as well as suffering other negative repercussions from resisting the NWO's push to force everyone to submit. 

Biblical prophecy is advancing right before our eyes. Although the "strong delusion" won't occur until the Tribulation, many are being conditioned to fall victim to this coming prophetic event. There are many who believe the propaganda that's being disseminated on television, radio, social media, print media, and even in our own seats of government. The lie has become the truth, and those who won't accept the lie are treated like enemies of society and of the state, by those who both perpetuate the lie and those who have been deceived into believing the lie. It was prophesied, and it's happening right now.

We keep trying to fight back, to take back some ground, but end-time prophecy won't be stopped. God will honor our efforts as long as they're in His perfect will, but those efforts will achieve only so much before we're taken out of the way and the full force of evil is allowed to be unleashed worldwide. 

When this happens, the United States will fall. It will be taken out of the picture. Just as Jesus will rescue His bride from what's to come, He will also bring judgment upon this nation, once His bride has been removed from it. I'm sure there are many theories out there as to why the United States isn't included in biblical prophecy just as there are a myriad of theories of how the United States is going to meet it's fate. 

As much as God has blessed this nation, we're rotting from within. The rich and powerful believe that they're untouchable, but God is no respecter of persons, and it doesn't matter how much money, power, or fame they have, they can't escape God's judgments. God has taken down kings and kingdoms before, and the United States is no different. They, and this country, are not exempt from God's wrath or judgments. 

If you comment on this blog article, please attempt to keep your comments brief and please limit your scriptural references to a minimum. 

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Sunday, November 20, 2022

A Good Reason Why We're Still Waiting For The Rapture: Digital Currency

A YouTube acquaintance of mine stated several times in the past that the Rapture was imminent. I remember him posting a video on his YouTube channel telling his viewers that the Rapture was so imminent, that he'd be surprised if we were still here for the presidential election (we were only about 5 months out from the election at that time). We're talking about the 2019 election and today is Nov. 20, 2022, so a few years have passed since then. I tried to explain to him that his urgency was a bit premature, but he wasn't having any of it. Here is what I tried to explain to him. 


No matter how bad things seemed to be at that point, it was nothing compared to what it was going to be when the Rapture actually occurs. A world system had to be created before there could be any move towards a one world government or a one world monetary system. It doesn't have to be completely cohesive, but the parts need to be there for the Antichrist to put those pieces together. The one world religion will be an easy thing to perpetrate once the majority of born again believers are gone (I say the majority will be gone, because there will be new born again believers populating the planet after the Rapture.)

The Antichrist won't have time to build these new systems in every country of the world. There are a lot of time consuming and complicated issues in dealing with the switch to an electronic monetary system, and a lot of the initial work needs to be accomplished beforehand, so the ground work needs to be laid and the majority of the work needs to be completed BEFORE the Antichrist shows up on the scene. When that acquaintance of mine from YouTube was so adamant that the Rapture was going to most likely take place in 2019 (although he claimed he wasn't date setting... ummm...ok), I just couldn't agree with him. There was so much that needed to be done before the Rapture because the Antichrist immediately steps on to the scene. 

Now, how could the Antichrist make sure that no one would be able to buy or sell anything without his mark? It's not like those Rapture movies we grew up on. Sure, you won't be able to walk into a store and buy anything unless you have the mark, that's a given, but I don't think people have considered the black market. 

Anyone left here who has the mark of the beast won't really care whether they make their money from those who have the mark and those who don't. Money talks. Evil will be infesting this planet, so making such distinctions as to whether someone has the mark or not won't matter to many who are controlling the flow of goods, assuming they aren't offered a price for your head. For biblical prophecy to be realized, the Antichrist will need some other type of system in place to stop the legal and illegal purchase of goods, or his mark won't prevent illegal black market purchases. What could this new system be that would work in conjunction with his mark?

The answer is digital currency. He would need to be sure that physical cash was taken out of the hands of the populace and replaced with digital currency that could be tracked and controlled. What's happening as of today, November 20,2022? The Federal Reserve Bank of NY and a group of banks will be testing out a 12-week trial of a digital dollar. Yep, and it won't be built like Bitcoin. The Federal Reserve will be in charge of the whole shebang. As I said, the groundwork needs to be laid so the Antichrist can access and control established economic and governmental systems. 

I told a co-worker a few months back, when all this digital currency talk was getting serious, that if the government ever switched over to digital currency, they'd be able to not only see where all of our money is going, but they could also lock us out of our bank accounts. She brushed it off as a conspiracy theory saying that the government would never be allowed to do that. What can you say after getting that kind of response? I just shook my head and went on with my work.

Here's the thing. When you're using physical cash, no one knows what you're spending your money on, unless you're using it with a store courtesy card or something else that links you to the cash you're spending. So you go to the store, spend your cash, and no one's the wiser on what you purchased. With digital currency, all of your purchases will be recorded, which means that systems can be put in place to red flag your account when you're using your digital currency for "unapproved" purchases. What do I mean by that?

Here are a few scenarios:

Example #1: Inflation is an issue, so they need people to spend money. What the government doesn't want you to do is save money. They want it pumped into the economy. How can they get you to spend the cash instead of saving it? They give it an expiration date. You can thank China for that idea. The digital currency is good for a specified period of time (3 months maybe?). If you don't use it, you lose it, and there won't be anything you can do about it. If you're not going to spend it, the government will take it and split it between the federal government and the state in which you reside. Simple as that. 

Example #2: Our benevolent government claims it knows what's best for us and decides that it's time to limit the amount of "unhealthy" foods that we're allowed to eat. They'll claim it's for our own good. So, we'll be limited in the amount of animal protein and other "unhealthy" foods we're are allowed to purchase. When we reach our monthly limit of particular items, we won't be able to access our digital currency to purchase them. Our card will be declined. The cashier will be instructed to remove those items from the belt if you want to continue your purchase.  

Example #3: You want to purchase a firearm and some ammo? Survival gear? At the register, your digital currency is rejected and you immediately get a text from the Federal Reserve that you can't use your digital currency for that purchase because your social media score red flags you as a possible threat. They'll most likely block all further attempts to purchase these items until your social media account comes under review in 6-12 months. Maybe.

Example #4: You go to your local town or city hall and peacefully protest; you go before a school board to debate an issue; you meet at a church where the pastor talks about political and societal issues that the government deems "unacceptable"; Facial recognition and cell phone location data will be used to identify you. Then, depending on how serious they consider the "infraction," you could receive a text from the Federal Reserve informing you that your account has been frozen for a week or two. Just long enough to force you to submit.

What I'm trying to say is that once we go to an electronic form of payment and we lose the freedom of anonymous spending, they'll be able to track every transaction and use our bank accounts as leverage to force everyone into compliance. Ask yourself this... how many people were convinced to take the jab? 
  • First it was optional. They waited to see how many people would just line up and take the jab. The same will be true of the conversion to digital currency. They'll wait to see how many voluntarily make the switch. 
  • When they got a large part of the population jabbed, they resorted to bribing those who had still not taken the jab. College tuition, gift cards, a car, a jab lottery, free fries, etc... They'll most likely do the same with the switch to digital currency. "Convert to digital currency and get an additional $100 in your account! Convert to digital currency and automatically be entered into a $10,000 lottery!"
  • Then, when the herd instinct and bribery wasn't enough, they tried shaming the unjabbed into submitting, by pitting the jabbed against the unjabbed, claiming the unjabbed were driving the variations that were killing grandma and that we were never going to get through the pandemic unless everyone got jabbed. The jabbed developed a sense of social superiority over the unjabbed, and many of them had no issues with sharing their distaste for anyone refusing the jab. It'll be the same for digital currency. "We're never going to get rid of this runaway inflation, this recession, unless everyone converts to digital currency! We're spending millions on printing money and creating coinage. It's a waste of money and it's killing us economically. Why can't you just follow everyone else who's fighting to get this economy fixed! If you don't want to convert to digital currency, then you've become part of the problem and that's unacceptable and fascist!" Those paying in cash at the register will feel the glares of those who have already made the switch just like the masked received the judgmental stares of those who walked around double masked.
  • Then, when social shame wasn't enough, the threats started. People were told to get the jab, or they would lose their livelihood. It was a "choice," but what it really was, was intimidation... it was coercion. "Do what we say, or lose everything." Suddenly, "My body, my choice" was no longer relevant. The same will hold true for electronic cash. We'll be given a "choice." "Convert to digital currency, or your bills don't get paid." If the vaccination compliance is any indication, the majority of the nation will have already switched over to digital currency by this time. The Federal Reserve will say, "Every cash business, including property owners, will be switched over to cashless payments as of such-and-such a date, so cash will no longer be accepted as payment after that date. Want to pay your rent? Make a car payment? Buy groceries? Buy fuel? Pay your utility bills? Go to any store? Pay for car repairs? Keep your cell phone on? Use a cash app to send money to someone? If you want to spend any money, you'll need to convert your cash to digital currency, or you won't be able to buy or sell anything, because we will be a cashless society as of such-and-such a date."
It's the same steps the Antichrist will likely go through to get everyone to take his mark. Volunteer - Bribery - Social stigma - Threats - Mandatory Mark (mid-Trib)

So now that we see the pieces falling into place with the testing of a digital currency, we can know that we're that much closer to the Rapture.


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Thursday, May 27, 2021

Biblical Prophecy? Sometimes A Fig Tree Is Just A Fig Tree

When we investigate an issue, we don't just ask for a few details and then form our own interpretation of what's happened. As an example, when we see a news article we try to gleam as much information as possible, but we also access other news sources to bring more detail in our understanding of the issue and even to confirm whether what we've been told was the truth. The same is true about scripture. We look for other examples, we take scripture in context, and we look for a thread of consistency throughout the Bible.

I mention this, because today I'd like to share my thoughts on the fig tree parable. This parable can be found in Matthew 24:32-35, Mark 13:28-31, and Luke 21:29-33. 

To set this up, the disciples have asked Jesus what would be the sign of His coming. The scriptures I just referenced are a sliver of Jesus' response, and sometimes people will pluck these few verses out and attempt to interpret their meaning away from the context of the discussion that Jesus is having with His disciples. To do that would be to distort the message, because there's no contextual basis for the discussion once the verses have been removed from context.  

Now I've dealt with this type of issue in the past on this web site. In fact, I often receive negative and argumentative comments on my article about Nephilim in the end times, so I know that people can get heated when they don't agree with what I have to say. That's because I'm challenging their understanding by taking scripture in context and not apply meaning to scripture that it was never intended to have. You see, there's church tradition, there's false teaching, and there's just innocent misinterpretation of scripture.

Yes, there are times when the fig tree is representative of Israel, but there are also times when a fig tree is just a fig tree. A perfect example is Matthew 21:18-22. Jesus and the disciples were heading back to Bethany when Jesus became hungry. He came to a fig tree that was in season, but the tree had no fruit, so He cursed the fig tree and it withered. If you continue reading that portion of scripture, and take it in context, the fate of that fig tree was an example Jesus used to explain the power of faith. You HAVE to keep reading. It's like when people quote Matthew 7:1 and say that we can't judge them. They pluck a verse of scripture out of context and give it an interpretation that it was never meant to have. Then they neglect the following verses and neglect the thread of righteous judgment found throughout the bible, including multiple scriptures in the New Testament where we're instructed to judge situations and the actions of those in the church. 

Just as the "do not judge" scripture, standing alone, has one meaning, and the "do not judge" scripture, taken in context, along with the following verses and viewed as a whole with other scripture concerning judging, has quite another meaning, so does the parable of the fig tree. 

If you take the parable of the fig tree out of context, you can apply any meaning to it that you so desire. If you take the parable of the fig tree in context, you'll see that Jesus is comparing the leaves sprouting on a fig tree to seeing the signs of the end times. You know summer (His return) is near. When Jesus is referring to the "generation" that won't pass until He returns, He's referring to those living during these end time events. It has absolutely nothing to do with Israel becoming a nation, even though that is also part of end time prophecy. The prophecies of Israel's rebirth are totally separate prophecies. The fig tree in these portions of scripture, mentioned previously, doesn't have anything to do with the birth of Israel, but has everything to do with a lesson on faith, and as a sign of His imminent return in a generation experiencing end time events. Read it for yourself... in context. 

Those attempting to calculate return of Christ have two things against them. 
  • They're attempting to base their calculations on the birth of Israel and the counting of one generation.
  • They're ignoring scripture that states that no man will know the day nor the hour of Jesus' return.
Still not convinced that the fig tree in these portions of scripture don't relate to Israel? Then look at what happened to the fig tree. Jesus cursed it and it died. If the fig tree represented Israel, then we'd have to say that this portion of scripture prophesied the total destruction of Israel. Gone. Dead. Never to be revived. Withered to the root. Scripture tells us that this doesn't happen, so is this a contradiction? It can't be, because there are no contradictions in the bible. See? Take a verse out of context, forgetting everything else written in the word of God, and you can give that verse whatever meaning you choose. That's the danger of isolating verses and forming doctrine based on a flawed interpretation. The worst part of that are those who spread this false teaching to others, who then believe it and pass on this false teaching to others. It becomes a vicious cycle.

I hope you take the time to consider what I had to say. It's not easy having long held beliefs challenged, I know... I've experienced it myself... but if we don't take the time to reflect on what we believe and why we believe it, if we're not open to even considering the possibility that we could be standing on, and promoting, a misinterpretation of scripture, then we're shortchanging ourselves and robbing ourselves of the opportunity to grow as born again believers, and of growing closer to God in the process. We need to allow ourselves to be challenged, so we can either confirm our long held beliefs, or repent and correct our own flawed interpretation or understanding of scriptural truths. The Holy Spirit will confirm whether or not I'm speaking truth, but you can't let your pride get in the way of listening to Him.

If you made it to the end, thank you. Many will undoubtedly see where I'm heading and just stop reading. It's not a sin to listen to another interpretation of scripture, but as we're instructed to do, we must judge as to whether they are sound interpretations. Don't let pride or tradition prevent you from growing!!!


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Sunday, April 04, 2021

What If The Last Trump Isn't What We Think It Is?

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Let me begin by first quoting the portion of scripture that we'll be discussing:

1 Cor. 15:51-52 "Behold, I tell you a mystery; we will not all sleep, but we will all be changed, 52in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet; for the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed."

Many people are convinced that the last trump referred to here in 1 Corinthians is either referring to the last trump of Rosh Hashanah, or referring to the last trumpet judgment mentioned in the book of Revelation. We've all seen the blogs and vlogs, or sat in church services or bible studies where we were taught one theory or the other. Many Christians are convinced that it has to be one of the two. They're steadfast in their beliefs, and can offer up reasons why their adherence to that particular theory is logically correct, but I often question things, and after a while, I began to believe that neither one of these theories makes much sense to me, and here's why... 

In Matthew 24:36, Jesus says, "But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only."

And again, in Mattnew 24:44, Jesus says, "Therefore, be ye also ready: for in such an hour that ye think not, the Son of Man cometh.

Again, in Matthew 25:13, Jesus says, "Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming."

So, if no man or angel, or even Jesus, knows when that will be, and if He says that He's coming in such an hour that we don't even expect Him, then how can we even suggest that it will be at the last trump of Rosh Hashanah of any given year, since that last trump of Rosh Hashanah can be calculated? Even if it's not this year, it can be predicted that it will happen next year. If not next year, then the next one. It will always be expected at the end of Rosh Hashanah, so we could say that it can be predicted in any given year if it were to be this particular "last trump." Christians get hung up on the Feast of Trumpets every year, anticipating that at the last trump of this High Holiday, they'll be raptured. How many people are disappointed year after year when it doesn't happen? How many have fallen away from the faith after they were assured by those they deemed more mature than them, that this was the year of the greatest evacuation in the history of the planet?

I also question how we can be assured that it will happen at the end of the trumpet judgments that are spoken about in the book of Revelation. That can also be predicted, because the 7th trumpet judgment occurs mid-Tribulation. We may not know the hour, but if the tribulation lasts 7 years on the Luni-Solar calendar, also known as the Jewish calendar, we can calculate where the mid-point is in the Tribulation (1260 days), so knowing this date would give us the knowledge that Jesus said none of us would have. So, if both of those trumpet blasts can be more-or-less calculated, how is it possible that Jesus would say that we wouldn't know the day... that He would return unexpectedly???

I have a different theory that I'd like throw into the mix. What if God isn't referring to either one of those trumpet blasts? Think about that. What if there was a trumpet blast that we weren't even considering... that didn't even come to mind... because it's an Old Testament reference which can't be calculated, because we were never told that it would ever be used again? That would mean that it would be a totally unpredictable event, so even though we know we're in the season, we'd be taken by surprise when it actually happened, because there would be absolutely no way to predict the day or time of this other trumpet blast. So, if the last trump doesn't relate to Rosh Hashanah, or the seventh trumpet judgment, then what am I referring to?

There is a portion of scripture in Exodus that mentions another heavenly trumpet that was blown. The similarities between that event and the coming Rapture is compelling. Is it possible that the "last trump" spoken of in 1 Corinthians could be the same trumpet that was blown in Exodus 19:16-18? 

"So it came about on the third day, when it was morning, that there were thunder and lightning flashes and a thick cloud upon the mountain and a very loud trumpet sound, so that all the people who were in the camp trembled. 17And Moses brought the people out of the camp to meet God, and they stood at the foot of the mountain. 18Now Mount Sinai was all in smoke because the LORD descended upon it in fire; and its smoke ascended like the smoke of a furnace, and the hole mountain quaked violently."

Now, the trumpet in this portion of scripture wasn't just any trumpet. It was actually a special ram's horn that was blown from heaven. If we go back a few verses to Exodus 19:13b, it says, "...When the ram's horn sounds a long blast, they shall come up to the mountain."

This happened just after God's people were delivered from the hand of the Pharaoh and the bonds of Egypt. Just as they were delivered from the bond of Egypt, will we be delivered from the bonds of this world... of the flesh... at the next blast of the ram's horn from heaven?

Could the trumpet that heralded the arrival of God in a cloud at the top of the mountain, be the one that will herald the arrival of Jesus in the clouds as well? Could this be the heralding trumpet that's going to be blown one last time when God calls us up out of the camp to meet Him?

It's a point of view that I've never heard before, but it's highly likely I'm not the only one who's mentioned this point of view. Could this be why the bride of Christ is going to be unaware as to the actual time of the Rapture? We know the season, but how could we possibly know the day or the hour? This point of view makes the Rapture totally unpredictable, just as Jesus said it would be.

I think this is an interesting take on the subject, and one that I hope will generate some conversation in the comment section below. As I've said, we've been taught to believe in one theory or another concerning the "last trump," but if Jesus says it's not possible for us to know the day or hour, then why put much thought into it? Just know that it will happen, and that we need to be like the wise virgins who kept their lamps full. If we do that, then we won't need to be concerned about when the Lord will return, because we'll always be at the ready.





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Sunday, March 22, 2020

The Nephilim And End Time Biblical Prophecy

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Adding to the word of God is a very serious thing. I briefly hit upon this subject in one of my previous posts: The Spirit Of Python Is A Spirit Of Divination And Nothing More.  In that article, I shed light on all the false teachings out there concerning the spirit of python, and how a spiritual truth was being distorted and taught as biblical truth. The same thing seems to have happened with this idea that Nephilim will appear again during the end times. This false teaching has been around for quite some time. Here is the scripture that everyone seems to cling to when claiming that there will be Nephilim during the end times:

26And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. 27They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all. (Luke 17:26-27)

God has said that in the days of the Son of man, life will be as it was in the days of Noah. Well, what does that mean exactly? God answers that question in the very next verse: "They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage..." Everything was going on as usual, "...until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all." So God explains what He meant when He said that the end times will be just as it was in the time of Noah.

Q: Well wait, where do the Nephilim come into the picture? 
A: They don't. God doesn't mention them, but that doesn't stop false teachers from cutting and pasting the Nephilim in to this end time prophecy.

Let's read the next few verses in that same chapter where God immediately gives us another example:

28Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they bulided; 29But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed them all. 30Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed. (Luke 17:28-29)

So, in Lot's time, they were eating, drinking, buying and selling, planting and building, living their lives as they usually did on a daily basis. There was no warning judgment was coming just as there was no warning in the time of Noah. 

Do you see any Nephilim mentioned? No, you don't. Read Luke chapter 17 yourself. Any mention of Nephilim in that entire chapter? Again, no. Why? The reason they're not mentioned is because they're not part of end time prophecy. The Nephilim aren't even on God's radar in Luke chapter 17. On the contrary, God is giving us a picture of what it will be like when Jesus returns. Everyone will be living life as usual. Eating, drinking, marrying, working, going to the store, etc... God isn't warning us about Nephilim, He's telling us that Jesus' return will be totally unexpected and that judgment will come upon the world at a time when no one expects it.

Although there are many born again believers online who would have you believe that the Nephilim are part of this prophecy, it's just can't be supported by scripture. Ask yourself this question: If this teaching about Nephilim appearing during the end times is not supported by scripture, then what kind of teaching is this? Answer: It's a false teaching.

Let's look at it from the perspective of those who hold true to this false teaching. They will say, "Well, it doesn't necessarily mention the Nephilim, but they were alive at that time, so when God says that it will be the same during the end times as it was during Noah's or Lot's time, then logically it must also mean that the Nephilim will be around. God says, 'As it was in the days of Noah...'" WARNING!!! That's when they will begin using flawed human intellect to lead you down a rabbit hole and away from biblical truth to convince you to believe in something that isn't biblically sound and cannot be found in scripture. They'll explain to you that other things were happening at the time of Noah as well, so they must be included in this prophecy. If you listen carefully to what they have to say, you'll find that their logic is based on pure conjecture, and that their claim is in no way based on scripture.

Using their flawed logic, dinosaurs would also appear during the end times because dinosaurs were alive before the flood. If we're going to cut and paste Nephilim to the picture, then we have to do that with everything else, including dinosaurs, because God said, "As it was in the days of Noah..." 

Do you see where I'm going with this? Just as dinosaurs aren't going to return, neither will the Nephilim, because IT'S NOT SCRIPTURAL! What's one of the basic rules of bible study? You must interpret scripture in context. I had a friend who used to misquote scripture all the time, taking things totally out of context and using it haphazardly, like a child clumsily wielding a toy sword. It was not only annoying, but she truly believed that what she was saying was biblically sound. 

Misquoting scripture, or adding to scripture, shows a lack of wisdom, knowledge, and understanding of God and of His word. I guarantee you that many people who believe in the return of the Nephilim will take great exception to this article, but that's because they don't have scriptural truth to back up their claims of returning Nephilim, and they can't defend themselves with solid scripture references, so they'll angrily defend their indefensible position.

That's really all the time I'm willing to give to this false teaching. It's pretty straight forward. I urge you to stay away from any teaching that can't be supported by scripture and I warn you  not to let false teachers lead you down a rabbit hole of flawed human intellect disguised as spiritual teaching. 

God bless and please feel free to leave a comment down below. All comments are held for review before posting, so if your comment doesn't immediately appear, don't fret. 

If I don't see you here (on earth), then I'll see you on the other side!!! God bless!!!

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Thursday, October 24, 2019

How Many People Will Disappear At The Time Of The Rapture?

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I've seen videos and read articles and comments about how "millions of people" or "tens of millions of people" will disappear at the time of the Rapture. I always knew that number couldn't be correct. The number of those who will be raptured will be much, much more significant than just a few million people. 


What many people don't take into account is the fact that all of the children on the planet will disappear at the moment of the Rapture. Those children, who are too young to understand what sin is and their need to repent of that sin, will be rescued from what's to come. They'll disappear from their cribs and playpens, from backyards and sleepovers, from schools and field trips, from vacation destinations like Disneyland, from beaches and parks, from cars and buses, from movie theaters and restaurants, from dinner tables, and even from their own parent's arms... they'll all just disappear!


How many children make up this demographic who will be raptured? Well, we need to do a little calculating to figure that out. It's a little tricky, because there are many variables.


As of September 2019, there are approximately *7.7 billion people on the planet. As of 2018, *approximately 25% (I rounded down) are between the ages of 0-15. So, we're talking about a demographic of 1,925,000,000 children. That's just shy of 2 billion.


Let's assume, for argument sake, that children under the age of 13 have not reached the maturity to truly understand what sin is and the consequences of an unrepentant heart (some people refer to this as the age of accountability). I am using this figure because in Jewish tradition, a child becomes an adult at the age of 13, so those who are younger than 13 years old will be considered for this purpose. Yes, I know it varies because children mature at different rates, but we need some sort of baseline for the calculations, so those are the figures I'm using right now. I also understand that we're not including the mentally disabled, who may not be able to comprehend what sin is. There are a lot of variables, and that's why I needed to set some sort of baseline. 


So the ages we're looking at are 0-12. Note: I am considering those under 1 year of age as it's own age group, that's why I am calculating the ages of 0-12 and not 1-12. This is important in the calculations below because it seems like I'm using a higher number of age groups, but it's increased by one because I'm counting those of 0-11 months old as their own age group (0-15 is 16 age groups, 0-12 is 13 age groups, and 0-10 is 11 age groups)


Assuming, for statistical reasons, the total number of children is equal for each age, that would mean that each year represents approximately 120,312,200 individuals (between the ages of 0-15). 


Calculation: Divide 1,925,000,000 children worldwide by 16 age groups and that equals 120,312,200 per age group. But we're trying to find out how many children are between the ages of 0-12, so let's perform another calculation.


Calculation: 120,312,200 per age group X 13 age groups = 1,564,058,600 children worldwide. That's just over 1.5 billion!!!


Let's reduce the age to 10 years old in order to satisfy some of you who may say that 12 years old is too old.


Calculation: 120,312,200 per age group X 11 age groups = 1,323,434,200 children worldwide. That's just over 1.3 billion children!


Just by calculating the children alone, approximately 1.3 billion to 1.5 billion will disappear at the moment of the Rapture. That's way more than the "tens of millions" or even "hundreds of millions" that most people refer to when speaking about the number of people who will take part in the Rapture.

So as you can see, just counting the children alone, we already have over a billion people who will disappear at the moment of the Rapture. Add to that all other born again believers above those calculated ages, and we're talking about 2 billion people or more in total. There are many professing "Christians" out there, but there's no way of knowing how many "true" born again believers there are, so that makes the projected number of raptured adults difficult, if not impossible, to calculate. 


Can you imagine a world where almost every child under 13 (or 10 and under, if you want to use that calculation) suddenly disappears? Even those in the womb! How devastating will that be for the unsaved parents who remain behind?!? The entire world will be in turmoil! 


If you think these devastated parents will be heading off to work, or even remaining at work (depending on what time it happens in different parts of the world) after this event, you're not being realistic. Just think what that means. Think about this on a worldwide scale! CLICK HERE if you want to know more about what will happen after the Rapture!


And what will happen immediately after that? The Antichrist will be right there to ride in on a white horse to save the day (Revelation 6:1-2). CLICK HERE to read more about the rider on the white horse.


If you think that the violent groups we see attacking innocent people on the streets and destroying personal property without any remorse for their victims or respect for law enforcement is horrific, if you think that the comments people post online or spew on television are filled with unbridled and venomous hate, and if you think politics is corrupt to it's core with back room deals, payoffs, and collusion with foreign powers, then just wait until that moment when the Holy Spirit and God's people are taken out of the way. "For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only he who now restrains will do so until he is taken out of the way." (2 Thess 2:7) God has been holding back the full force of evil in the world, and when the Rapture occurs, that dam is going to break, and those horrific things you've seen, heard, read about, and experienced will be multiplied and become normalized. Those who hate God and who hate born again believers think they're going to rejoice when every true born again believer is gone, but they're in for a rude awakening.


Remember, the United States isn't mentioned in biblical prophecy, so there's no knowing what shape the US will be in at this time in biblical history. Our military forces are not mentioned in biblical prophecy, so that's something to think about. In this country, at this moment, there is a huge population that calls good, evil...and evil, good. When every born again believer is taken out of the way, what will this country look like? New born again believers will be hunted down and executed if they refuse to take the Mark of the Beast on their right hand or forehead and if they refuse to worship the Beast. Think this can't happen? Look at what's happening in the streets, as mobs attack the defenseless and elderly, the unarmed and the bystanders. They attack with fists, bats, chains, and other makeshift weapons. They wear masks, incite mobs to violence, and justify their violent behavior by calling evil, good. In many instances, law enforcement is ordered to stand down and allow the violence and destruction. Yes, this is a real thing. If it's happening now, while the full force of evil is still being held back, can you imagine what it will be like when the dam breaks as billions of people disappear in the blink of an eye?

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*These are the latest figures that I could find for this article.






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Sunday, December 30, 2018

Unbelievers Waiting for the Rapture!

Believe it or not, it's true. Many unbelievers and haters of the Judaeo/Christian God of the bible concede that if the Rapture ended up being a real event, they'd be more than happy to see every single born again believer taken from the face of the earth. Many believe that born again believers are intolerant, sexist, immoral, homophobic, hateful, and judgmental. They equate Christianity with Hitler/Nazis, the KKK/white supremacy, and any other group out there past and present that they deem as hateful. It used to be, in the modern era, that born again believers were only persecuted in countries like China, North Korea, the Middle East and in other areas of the world where anti-Christian sentiment had a strong hold. Now Christians in free western countries like England and the United States are being persecuted. Sure, it hasn't reached the point where it has in other anti-Christian nations, but it's not a huge leap from suing the owner of a bakery or print shop because they won't produce a product that glorifies lifestyles that are contrary to Christian beliefs, or putting a street preacher in jail, to actually harassing, bullying, threatening, or seriously/fatally injuring a born again believer.

Sooner or later, persecution like we see it in other parts of the world, will rear it's ugly head in the western world, bringing with it physical torture and death. Just look at how some of these individuals/groups treat those who have a different ideology or lifestyle than they do. These individuals have had objects thrown at them, been spat upon, had their belongings ripped off of their body, been physically assaulted, been harassed to the point where they are forced to leave an establishment they're doing business with, had their house surrounded, received threatening phone calls and messages on their social media accounts, been face to face with someone spewing hatred toward them, and had their livelihood ruined by frivolous lawsuits. Look at what continually happens to those who are peacefully trying to educate the population that abortion is the torture and death of a child. They are assaulted verbally and physically, they have their educational materials (posters, signs and pamphlets) defaced, destroyed and taken from them, and they are often the ones removed from the space instead of the offender, in order to quell any hostilities.

It's not just the average citizen exhibiting these types of vengeful, fascist, and anti-Christ behavior. Unbelievably, many of our political leaders and educators are actually endorsing these types of behaviors by standing in front of these crowds and encouraging them to act this way, conditioning them to believe that by violent and confrontational behavior, they're acting both for the good of the country and for the good of the world as a whole. These crowds are encouraged to use violence and intimidation to force those who don't agree with their belief system to fall in line or to retreat and be silent. How easy is it going to be for the Antichrist to whip up this type of resentment towards born again believers when the world is in the midst of a strong delusion? People are already displaying this type of behavior, so it wouldn't take much to kick it up a notch and solely focus this abusive and criminal behavior toward the Christian community. What the Christian community is dealing with as a whole in this country and other free countries in the world, is like a walk on the beach compared to what's coming in the near future.

All of the prophecies in the word of God have come to pass, except those that are linked to the build up to the Rapture and everything that follows. Want proof that prophecy is still relevant? Look to Syria. There is a prophecy that states that Damascus is going to be so utterly devastated, that it will become a barren city. This prophecy has yet to be fulfilled.

Isaiah 17:1 "The burden against Damascus. "Behold, Damascus will cease from being a city, and it will be a ruinous heap."

You may scoff at what is written here, but I guarantee you that when this prophecy becomes reality, right in front of your eyes, you'll be scrambling to find this blog site again and read more about what's to come. Either that, or you'll explain it away as something other than prophecy. It doesn't matter, because biblical prophecy will have come to pass. You can either accept it as the fulfillment of biblical prophecy or you can try to convince yourself that there is a more logical, more humanistic excuse for why this prophesied event came to pass.

In the mean time, this article is about many unbelievers halfheartedly hoping that the Rapture is a real event so that they can be rid of Christians once and for all. They believe that life on this earth will be a paradise without Christians getting in their way. They believe they'll finally be living in utopia once all born again believers are gone and they can run the world as they believe it should be run. What they don't realize, is that there will be global devastation when the Rapture takes place, and the world will never be the same after that event. Not only will they need to deal with the aftermath of the Rapture, which you can read about here, but there will be unexpected consequences that occur after that event. What will they be?

One of them will be the unexpected resurgence of Christianity all over the world. Yes, what many unbelievers don't realize is that this event will trigger spiritual conversion in the hearts and minds of men and women worldwide. Those who drifted away from the faith, those who had been witnessed to and evangelized by other born again believers in the past, and those who will have their heart pricked when they hear the word of God preached by the 144,000 Messianic Jews who God will be sending out to evangelize the world... they will repent and be forgiven! They will believe and be saved! The world, thinking they've finally rid themselves of born again believers, will find themselves in the midst of millions upon millions of new born again believers. 

The other unexpected consequences will consist of the events awaiting everyone during the seven year Tribulation. Worldwide earthquakes, pestilence, famine, the sun turning black, the poisoning of all of the worlds fresh water supply. There is so much that the world will have to endure and you can read more about it here.

Unbelievers don't realize that they will be living through biblical history. They'll be living and breathing biblical prophecy. They either won't be aware of it because of the strong delusion that will encompass most of those living on the earth at that time, or they'll reject the notion outright and refuse to see the truth because it will be in conflict with everything they've ever believed. They will be convinced to accept the lies and reject the truth, just as many people today are convinced by celebrities, politicians, mainstream media, and the like, to accept what is spoon fed to them instead of seeking out the truth or finding out if there's more to the story. They will experience the sights and sounds of all that was prophesied, and a majority will die shaking their fist at God because they couldn't bring themselves to believe that they were wrong. They will refuse to submit to God, who they will see as evil, unloving, and unjust. 

Unbelievers should be hoping that the Rapture is a long way off or that it's a fairy tale because the reality of it isn't what they're hoping for. They're going to expect man-made heaven on earth, but what they're going to experience a little taste of hell on earth. 

If you're an unbeliever who is scoffing at this, remember that there's no guarantee for tomorrow, but if tomorrow does come, and another month and another year, and you are allowed to live long enough to witness the destruction of Damascus or live through the Rapture, then don't harden your heart. Stop and understand that there's little time left. The Tribulation lasts seven years, but there's no guarantee that you'll live through the entire Tribulation. In fact, three quarters of the earth's population will perish before the seven years is up. 

I encourage you to read the Salvation Message on this web site. Think about what's to come and understand that biblical prophecy is real, that God is real, that Jesus lived and died to pay for your sins and remove the stain of that sin from you in order to save YOU from eternity apart from Him. 

Those who wish Christians would disappear are living on borrowed time. Yes, God blesses them with every breath they take and causes their heart to beat again and again. He causes the sun to rise on their day just as the sun rises on ours. He loves us all and wishes that none of us would spend an eternity apart from Him. There will come a time, though, when that last breath is taken, when the heart beats for the last time, and when the sun no longer rises on another day. Then, and only then, when they take that first step into eternity, will they realize that there is another life after this one. By then, it will be too late to change anything. Which future will you choose?

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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Re-Evaluating Our Christian Walk

There are times when we need to re-evaluate our lives as born again believers and make the changes necessary to strengthen our relationship with God.

I think this is a subject we can all relate to. There are times in our Christian lives when we need to stop, think about what we've done, where we are, and what we hope to accomplish in the future.

Knowing where we've been and reflecting on the road that has lead us to where we are now is a morale booster, but we can't live on past glories. The point to looking back is to check our progress and give us the opportunity to make any course corrections that are needed in order to continue moving forward. Of course, this needs to be done through prayer, through the leading of the Holy Spirit, and through the wisdom that the Lord has blessed us all with.

The older I get, the more I realize just how important it is to use my time wisely in order to accomplish what the Lord has sent me here to do. God sent me here, to this particular point in time, to complete specific tasks. As I get older and time grows short, I understand more that my time here on earth is valuable and I need to ask myself whether there needs to be a course correction. Am I accomplishing all that I can for the Lord?

I woke up from a dream a little while ago. In this dream I was helping a brother who had turned away from the church body. I felt the power of God flowing through me as I counseled him. I brought his plea before the pastor in order to create reconciliation between him and the person I was counseling. Long story short, I found myself begging with the the pastor to listen to reason. When I woke up from the dream, I understood even more how some of the decisions I have made in the past few years separated me from the church body and from the work that the Lord had planned for me to complete.

I began thinking of how many opportunities had been wasted apart from the body, and how much time had been used for other things, sin being chief among them. Although I've repented, I still find myself separated from the body of believers that I was born to be a part of. Phone apps, world news, social media sites, online videos... all of these things had taken the place of my relationships within the body of Christ.

I have come to terms with the fact that even though the structure of the modern day church doesn't reflect how the early church operated, I need to be okay with that because even in such a setting, God works through His body of believers. I don't agree with some of the traditions, but it's the best system we have in this modern age, and to abandon it wouldn't be wise. Yes, God has brought me full circle on this issue. 

Because of this, I believe it's my responsibility to work within this framework to complete the work that the Lord has for me. I'm currently seeking out a church body where I can be an active participant. I left a particular church body, and it wasn't a clean break, so going back to that particular church body will be difficult. Although, sometimes the most difficult choice is the one that brings the best results. Fortunately for me, I'll be approaching church participation from a different perspective this time around. 

Right now I have a fire in my heart that says I needs to move forward. I need to link arms with those brothers and sisters that are truly serious about their relationship with the Lord and who are in it for the long haul. We need to stand side by side at the front line, put our shields up and advance together, step by step, into the enemy's territory. We can't be looking back and patting ourselves on the back for the amount of territory we've taken. We just need to focus on what lies ahead and constantly move forward. There will be plenty of time to look back at the efforts we put in to the battle once the battle is over and we're home with the Lord.

The church has always been filled with social butterflies, chatterboxes, gossipers, the uncommitted, the "religious," etc... We won't ever find a church body where we won't find at least one or more of these types of individuals, but we can't let that divide us or stop us from encouraging one another. We can't let that stop us from fellowshiping with one another. We can't let that stop us from praising and worshiping God as a body. Whether we gather together in a church building, at someone's house, walking on the beach, driving in a car...wherever, we need to operate as one body in support of each other and encourage one another to continue the race, growing in wisdom, knowledge and understanding of God and His word. 

If going to "church" is too much for you right now, Christian social media is a start. You may want to think about joining a Christian social media site. For full disclosure, I'm a member of Lord'sBook and Jesus.Social. They're facebook-type web sites that have a lot of bells and whistles. You might want to check them out. If you do, please friend request me. Search for Ken Souza or souzak99. I have found them to be a pretty good place to start in entering back into fellowship.

I'm in the middle of re-evaluating my choices and the direction of my walk with the Lord right now. Join me and really commit to making some of the tough choices. Consider:

-Uninstalling unnecessary apps like games and other things that are time eaters.
-Limiting the amount of television or YouTube videos that you may be watching.
-Limiting your time on worldly social media, like facebook, Twitter, Snapchat,  Instagram, etc. (I deleted my accounts with facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and G+)
-Chatting or texting with your Christian friends about positive and spiritual things instead of spending time with worldly friends talking about worldly things.

These are just a few basic suggestions to get you to think about the things in your life that may be separating you from God instead of building up that relationship and drawing closer to Him. 

Consider whether the skills you have can be used to glorify God. If you're going to be using your skills to create a product, then why not use it to create something for God? The skills that the Lord has blessed me with have allowed me to create this blog site, tract cards, after rapture packets, booklets, a DVD, etc... I don't make any money off of any of it because I refuse to charge a fee for sharing the word of God. In fact, I've spent a lot of money on the after rapture packets and on keeping this blog site operational. That doesn't mean that every skill or craft has to be given away for free. As an example, I've been thinking of purchasing the equipment to create christian themed patches for clothing. I would sell those because I wouldn't be selling the word of God, which God has freely given to us and which we are to freely give to others.

Before I get too far off the subject, let me bring the discussion back around and say that just as we evaluate other things in our lives, our spiritual walk with the Lord deserves just as much attention. You may come to realize that the Lord has taken you in a totally unexpected direction, and that some of your choices now need to be re-evaluated. 

I pray that your walk with the Lord grows daily and that you will make an effort to draw closer to God so that He can fulfill His part of the promise and draw closer to you. May we all be more like Jesus every day, and may we all rejoice in His presence together on that great and glorious day when He returns to take us all home.

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