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ABC’s “V” Season 2: Alien Deception Continues

In End -Time Deception, Entertainment, Nephilim/Aliens on February 20, 2011 at 2:08 am

The Alien Agenda: Mingle themselves with the seed of men

In our first article about the ABC series “V” we went through many details to explain how the show promotes the idea of alien beings coming to Earth as the “saviors” of the planet and how this idea, which is also promoted by many figures in the New Age Movement, is one of that is very spiritually dangerous and can lead to much confusion in the church. As stated before, I do not believe in extra-terrestrial beings but the Bible is clear that fallen angelic and demonic beings do exist, have interacted with humanity in the past and will do so again in the future. Now in its second season, some of this blog’s initial predictions about the show have come to pass.

The Sons of God and the Daughters of Men

In our intial article we referenced the Nephilim, the hybrid offspring of the fallen angels of Genesis 6, who came to Earth, took human women as wives and had children with them:

Genesis 6:1 And it came to pass, when men began to multiply on the face of the earth, and daughters were born unto them, 2 That the sons of God saw the daughters of men that they were fair; and they took them wives of all which they chose. 3 And the LORD said, My spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh: yet his days shall be an hundred and twenty years. 4 There were giants in the earth in those days; and also after that, when the sons of God came in unto the daughters of men, and they bare children to them, the same became mighty men which were of old, men of renown. 5 And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. 6 And it repented the LORD that he had made man on the earth, and it grieved him at his heart.

This illicit union by rebellious angels led to the global flood in which Noah and his family were spared on the ark. And as predicted, not only was this an important plot point on the V series, it has now been revealed in season 2 that this is the ultimate agenda of the alien Visitors on the show. Their leader, Anna, has offered a “gift” to humanity in the form of new cities which the aliens and humans can build together for peaceful coexistence. But the this gift is merely a ruse to sneak in alien “breeding vessels” into the Earth’s atmosphere and over these cities. Once the ships have landed, human will be taken aboard for breeding with male aliens. Again, we see the sins of Genesis chapter 6 being played out in pop culture. It is at this point we must remember the Biblical prophecy regarding this happening in the end-times:

The End Time Kingdom – Mingled With the Seed of Men?

The Book of Daniel tells us that rulers in the end-time Kingdom will 2:42 And as the toes of the feet were part of iron, and part of clay, so the kingdom shall be partly strong, and partly broken. 43 And whereas thou sawest iron mixed with miry clay, they shall mingle themselves with the seed of men: but they shall not cleave one to another, even as iron is not mixed with clay. The phrase “seed of men” is a direct reference to reproduction and DNA. The idea that something other than man will try to join itself to man.

In ancient times, angels, false gods and titans were worshiped and venerated. They attempted to replace the true God of the Bible and “be like the most High” (Isaiah 14). This is covered more in detail in the Nephilim article. And Jesus warned: Matthew 24:37 But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. If there is an “alien phenomenon” today it is certainly spiritual beings deceiving mankind, not extra-terrestrial life.

The Bible also informs us in the book of Revelation, of two instances when fallen angelic beings return to Earth:

Revelation 9:1 And the fifth angel sounded, and I saw a star fall from heaven unto the earth: and to him was given the key of the bottomless pit. 2 And he opened the bottomless pit; and there arose a smoke out of the pit, as the smoke of a great furnace; and the sun and the air were darkened by reason of the smoke of the pit. 3 And there came out of the smoke locusts upon the earth: and unto them was given power, as the scorpions of the earth have power.. 7 And the shapes of the locusts were like unto horses prepared unto battle; and on their heads were as it were crowns like gold, and their faces were as the faces of men. 8And they had hair as the hair of women, and their teeth were as the teeth of lions. 11 And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.

As was explained in the Nephilim article, the bottomless pit is where the Bible instructs us that the angels who sinned with human women were imprisoned:

Jude 1:6 And the angels which kept not their first estate, but left their own habitation, he hath reserved in everlasting chains under darkness unto the judgment of the great day. 7 Even as Sodom and Gomorrha, and the cities about them in like manner, giving themselves over to fornication, and going after strange flesh, are set forth for an example, suffering the vengeance of eternal fire.

2 Peter 2:4 For if God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved unto judgment; 5 And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly;

Both passages reference angels who were imprisoned for fornication-related sins in the time of Noah. The angels who participated in the “marriage” with women were sentenced by God to be imprisoned in the bottomless pit until the time “judgment of the great day.” It is this author’s belief this time period is the “Day of The Lord”, the end times outpouring of God’s wrath on the unbelieving world which commences at the opening of the 6th seal of Revelation Chapter 6. Also interesting to note is that in the supernatural appearance of these beings, their faces are like those of human men (also of note is that the King of the bottomless pit is Appolyon, which is just another name for the ancient god Apollo).

The second instance of fallen angelic beings returning to Earth occurs in Revelation Chapter 12:

7 And there was war in heaven: Michael and his angels fought against the dragon; and the dragon fought and his angels, 8And prevailed not; neither was their place found any more in heaven. 9And the great dragon was cast out, that old serpent, called the Devil, and Satan, which deceiveth the whole world: he was cast out into the earth, and his angels were cast out with him. …12… Woe to the inhabiters of the earth and of the sea! for the devil is come down unto you, having great wrath, because he knoweth that he hath but a short time.

During the midst of the final years of Earth or the Great Tribulation, fallen angelic beings will be banished from Heaven and sent to Earth. And this event is so distressing that a voice in Heaven cries “woe” for all the people living on the Earth at that time. Just as in the days of Noah when the floods of God’s judgment came from rain from the skies and water bursting from the ground, we see that the end times judgment in the form of evil angelic beings will come from both the sky and the bottomless pit. But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be

The Vatican Joins with The Visitors

Another point made in our first “V” article regarded their reference to the Vatican’s real life statements regarding alien life. Lo and behold, in Season 2, not only do the aliens visit the Vatican, they make a pact to have the Vatican support the aliens in their statements and sermons. This allegiance (done in an episode called “Unholy Alliance”) is made after Anna demonstrates a “blue energy” alien power that she threatens will cause the people of the world to view her technology as “miracles.” The show continually makes subtle references to Anna being a “god” in the eyes of the people (and some not so subtle, as they had people actually worshiping her in the first season).

Note in this promo video, the V agenda being played out:

The religious and spiritual overtones here are quite obvious. Note at the :18 second mark that the alien leader Anna, is positioned in front of a statue of the Virgin Mary. Like in the image at the top of this article, where she in the “Virgin with child” pose, she is being presented as a juxtaposition. Discerning Christians will note that while Mary was the birth mother of Jesus and a believer, she is not to be worshiped or venerated in any special position.

Some other interesting plot points from Season 2:

The aliens caused a “Red rain” to fall from the sky all over the Earth in the season premier. While this liquid was to truly help with human female fertility for “breeding” the aliens explained that it would solve the problems of global warming and human pollution. This was exactly what New Age guru and promoter of Maitreya, Benjamin Creme said about alien life forms as quoted in our initial article.

In addition to the Catholic Church, the alien leader Anna is seeking to bring all religions of the world into alliance with the Visitors. Revelation 13 informs us that all people will worship the end-times antichrist. Could it be that the end time religion will start heading towards an ecumenical, “all paths lead to Heaven” religion? Events of today certainly seem to indicate that.

Humans are easily seduced and deceived by the Visitors

Tyler, the son of the lead character and alien Resistance leader Erica, is discovered to have DNA that is missing certain components. To no surprise, the aliens on “V” are obsessed with human genetics and have secretly been experimenting on human women for reproductive purposes for decades. Tyler was once such subject and his DNA was altered for something else to be added to it, as the show explains. He is now a central figure as the alien Queen plans to have Tyler “mate” with her own daughter, who will soon be queen. In the original pilot episode of the series, Tyler is even offered an apple by the his future alien breeding partner, a clear allusion to the “forbidden fruit” of the Garden of Eden and the temptation of the serpent, Satan.

Why is this being done?

I have received some very good feedback to this article and to my radio show on the same subject and I wanted to address several issues:

1) How can TV affect what people think — The website Vigilant Citizen (an excellent site that I visit frequently) has a thorough, well-researched article on the effects of the Mass Media on the human psyche. By citing many experts in the fields of brain study, psychology as well as public relations, it details how motion pictures and television can influence the human subconscious and guide future thinking and decisions by the individual recipients. I would definitely recommend reading this piece.

We must also remember that the Bible speaks of the spiritual influences that can affect us unwittingly. Ephesians 2 states:

Ephesians 2:1 And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:
3Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

This passage is drawing a contrast between born again believers who have been “quickened” or given eternal life through Jesus Christ, with unsaved people who are still spiritually “dead” in their sins. In verse 2 identifies that the “course of the world” is guided by the “prince of the power of the air.” This is another name for Satan. And the verses states that his spirit is working in the hearts of unsaved people. There are spirits of evil at work against us all the time. This is why Paul also states in the same book:

12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

The enemies of Christians and the non-believer alike are spiritual powers and we cannot underestimate their ability to influence us. And the mass media provides a platform to expose the human mind to sin, occult imagery and all manner of ungodly behavior. This is why the Bible repeatedly warns us to be in control of our minds (Galatians 5:22) and to control whatever is influencing us (Romans 6:12-13, 1 Corinthians 6:9-12; James 4:6-7).

2. Do TV and movie directors know all about these ancient Biblical concepts like Nephilim and fallen angels?

— While it may seem unlikely that hollywood writers are taking these ideas into account when drafting their scripts, the similarities and parallels to Bible prophecy are difficult to ignore. I do not believe writers are all sitting together and making deals about these ideas, but there is no accounting for where one gets their inspiration from. To see another example, here is an ad for the Axe men’s body spray:

I believe the ideas and imagery in the ad speaks for itself.

Conclusion

While we do not know when the Great Tribulation will begin or what role “alien life” will play in the future, we do know for certain from the Bible that fallen angelic beings are going to return to the Earth. And Jesus’ main warning to His disciples was “do not be deceived.” The end times will be marked by it, both in society and in the church itself. Will Christian be ready for the appearance of supernatural beings or beings presenting themselves as “extra-terrestrials”? Are pastors preaching about Bible prophecy on these topics so that believers can be confident that the Bible does indeed have answers for this and so that they can share this knowledge with others? It is definitely time that we start doing so.

New iPhone App Can Read Your Mind

In End -Time Deception, New World Order on January 21, 2011 at 7:06 am

Yes, this device is real.


It is my belief that technology is directly related to the fulfillment of Bible prophecy. Prophecies such as the Mark of the beast, a mark in the skin through which all goods on the planet are bought and sold could not even be conceivable until the innovations of computer technology of the past few decades. We also see prophecies such as that of the killing of the two witnesses of Revelation Chapter 11. The Bible tells us that the whole world are able to see their dead bodies in the street for three and a half days. Again, this can only be possible via satellite television.

Well now we see technology going even farther as there is an app and headset for the iPhone that can actually read your brainwaves. It allows the user to control the phone just by using their mind as well help you control your attention span and adjust “relaxation levels.”

The manufacturer of the device, Xwave assures on its website: “Yes. XWave is perfectly safe and ONLY LISTENS to your brainwaves. It DOES NOT transmit or send any signals.” Just the fact that they have to give this disclaimer is a little disturbing since the potential to send signals to the mind seems to be indicated.

Where is this all going? We will have to wait and see but the more we allow technology to enter our minds and bodies, the more realistic Bible prophecy becomes.

Jesus Knows You

In Inspirational on December 14, 2010 at 7:01 pm


Revelation 2:2 I know thy works, and thy labour, and thy patience, and how thou canst not bear them which are evil: and thou hast tried them which say they are apostles, and are not, and hast found them liars: 3 And hast borne, and hast patience, and for my name’s sake hast laboured, and hast not fainted.

In the letters written to the seven churches in Revelation, we see Christ Jesus, creator of the Universe, the Son of God, The Messiah, making a very personal statements. Not only does he know what we go through, He wants us to know that He is aware of it. In all that we do as Christians– the struggles, the battles against temptations, the sacrifices of the flesh and the persecution we may bear in Christ’s name, Jesus knows it. He knows our labors. He knows the many pastors, deacons, Sunday School teachers, group leaders, cooks, cleaners and people who do the work, week in and week out to keep a church functioning, clean and active. Overseas, there are many stories of missionaries traveling across the globe to spread the Gospel, only to be met with sickness, hostility and little following. But they are just as victorious as the pastors leading thousands in a revival meeting. Why? Because they obeyed. We worship a good who values obedience over sacrifice. A God who wants His Children to do His Will for His glory, not for our own. Dotted all over America are churches that are sticking to the Word of God and using it as the basis of all their theology. Small, fundamental congregations who may not be on television, who may not rent out sports complexes or have Bentleys in their parking lots. But what they do have is a heart for God, to glorify Him, spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ and preach The Word accurately. They reject the apostasy and false doctrines plaguing most commercially-successful churches for glory of Christ Jesus our Lord.

In foreign countries, house churches are a beacon of light in many spiritually dark places. These small meetings, of sometimes 3 and 4 believers are just as glorious as the great mega-church conferences that take place each year. If not more so, because in many cases these believers are risking life and limb just to meet and read The Bible together. This is victory! Jeremiah preached and preached to his people and was ignored, jailed and beaten for his efforts. Yet he was no less successful than Jonah who ran from his duties, reluctantly preached to a people he despised and ended up leading an entire city to repentance. Because our victory does not lie in the amount of people we get to come to church, or take tracts or give money to our churches. The victory is in our obedience to serve God and live for Him.

So for all of you who labor, and have had patience and have shunned evil for the goodness of Christ, Jesus is watching. He is watching and knows exactly what you are going through. He knows what you are enduring. He knows what you are giving up to pick up your cross and follow Him. And on that glorious day when you can greet your King face to face, rest assured He will not forget your labor. Keep working for our Savior.

Of Course We Shouldn’t Burn The Qu’ran

In Uncategorized on September 18, 2010 at 6:50 am

At least Pastor Jones changed his mind

Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.

For all of the theatrics of last week as Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach in Florida planned his “International Burn a Quran Day,” (which he then decided to cancel), what was most disturbing to me was not how much venom his man or how out of line with Scripture he was in planning to just insult and disrespect millions of people with this actions, but how little he promoted the Gospel. As tempting as it may be to want to commit some type of “statement act” against someone you perceive to be your enemy, that is not what Jesus instructed:

Matthew 5:43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy. 44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye? do not even the publicans the same? 47 And if ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? do not even the publicans so? 48 Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

The more we do these things, the more we please our Savior Jesus Christ. Our battle is never against another person. Our battle is not against a group of people. It is against spiritual powers. Now this does not mean that we cannot speak about the wrongs advocated by a certain religion, but at the same time we should not seek to be an offense to others just to make a statement of anger. This is just not Christian behavior. Pastor Jones admitted that he was not trying to love his enemies in this instance but was “sending a warning.” We should warn the world about sin and God’s judgment to come, but not by burning the books of another faith. Speaking out about the violence and other sinful behavior the Quran advocates is fine. We are to reprove unfruitful works of darkness. But it should be in the context of showing the love of Christ and to witness the Gospel. I think Pastor Jones was bothered by the growth of Islam and wanted to do something about, but this was not the right way. And it was certainly not like anything Jesus did in the Gospel accounts. But to his credit, Jones changed his mind.

Deuteronomy 32:35 To me [belongeth] vengeance, and recompence; their foot shall slide in [due] time: for the day of their calamity [is] at hand, and the things that shall come upon them make haste.

40 Days Until Judgment!

In Bible Study on August 19, 2010 at 5:33 pm

Jonah 3:4 And Jonah began to enter into the city a day’s journey, and he cried, and said, Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown.

What a short but effective witness! Jonah, the reluctant Prophet, went to Nineveh, the hated enemies of his people Israel and proclaimed this message throughout the great city. Nineveh at that time was the capital of the mighty Assyrian empire. The Assyrians were the most powerful force on the planet and as a result of their conquest and vast wealth, Nineveh was the commercial center of the world. Yet it was also a city in a nation that did not know The true and Living God. They were pagans steeped in occult practices. They had attacked, conquered and oppressed God’s nation of Israel and were known for stealing from the innocent to live a lavish lifestyle. Yet at the proclamation of the man of God, they were immediately stirred to change:

5 So the people of Nineveh believed God, and proclaimed a fast, and put on sackcloth, from the greatest of them even to the least of them. 6 For word came unto the king of Nineveh, and he arose from his throne, and he laid his robe from him, and covered him with sackcloth, and sat in ashes. 7 And he caused it to be proclaimed and published through Nineveh by the decree of the king and his nobles, saying, Let neither man nor beast, herd nor flock, taste any thing: let them not feed, nor drink water: 8 But let man and beast be covered with sackcloth, and cry mightily unto God: yea, let them turn every one from his evil way, and from the violence that is in their hands. 9 Who can tell if God will turn and repent, and turn away from his fierce anger, that we perish not?

All it took was that very brief sermon and everyone from the King to the cows in the field repented and demonstrated to The Lord that they were turning from their sinful ways. The King of Nineveh was not even sure if would work but hoped that God would spare their lives. And The Lord did, because He is merciful. So much so, that when Jonah was still bitter over the Ninevites not being punished, God reminded him that there were 120,000 children in that city who could not grow up in God-fearing homes, with a chance for salvation.

So here is the question: if you knew that God would be judging you and the entire Earth in 40 days, what would you do? Are you certain that you are born-again and thus going to Heaven? And if so, then there is another question for the Christian. If Judgment Day was in 40 days, what would you do to improve your walk with Christ? What would you do to show that you are making your body a “living sacrifice” for God (Romans 12:1-2)? And for your friends, family and loved ones, how urgent and passionately would you witness to them if you knew there were only 40 days before the ones who were lost faced eternal damnation? How much would you plead with that stubborn family member to listen to the message of salvation in Jesus Christ? How many more people in your phone book would you start contacting to check on their spiritual state? When God says you have 40 days before you face Him, priorities change. The to-do list, “5 year plans” and other goals in life that we set would probably see a huge shift if we knew we were on the clock before God Almighty would judge us.

But beloved, truth of the matter is that we do not know if we have 40 years, 40 hours or 40 seconds before the end times. But that should not change our attitude. If you love God and seek to serve Him, then let that solitary fact be enough to realize how important and urgent it is to live a Godly life and spread the Gospel to the unsaved. We are not commanded to take it easy until the end. We are commissioned to spread the Gospel to all people’s and to live our lives for Christ daily by taking up our cross, denying ourselves and following Him. So if you are unsaved or not 100% sure you are going to Heaven, make today the day of salvation. And if you are saved, do not be reluctant like Jonah. Do not run from your mission. Pick up your cross, worship our Lord Jesus Christ and proclaim God’s Word. You never know how many lives could be at stake.

What Does The Bible say about The New World Order?

In End -Time Deception, End-Times/Eschatology on August 11, 2010 at 7:16 pm

In the Christian and secular world (and definitely on the internet), there is much discussion about a One World Order or “New World Order.” There are no doubt thousands of sites, sermons and youtube videos that discuss a One World government, New World Order or some variation on that theme. This blog will take a completely Biblical look to show what the Bible has to say on the topic. In fact it will seek to show that the Bible has predicted a Coming One World Order from almost 2,000 years ago and that this future order will be the second such attempt by man (and will fail once again).

One World Government
There are many details of this coming  One World Order throughout the Bible but the most detailed description can be found in the book of the Revelation Chapter 13. Revelation, the final book of the Bible, was written between 65-86 A.D. and is a description of the last years of the Earth leading up to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Revelation 13 is the primary chapter where see a description of society under the rule of The Beast, also known as The Antichrist. Here we read:

Revelation 13: 1And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy. 2And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority. 3And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.

The vivid description of the antichrist is symbolic of his power structure. The animal parts and horns are all indicative of the government in which he will rule. We can know this because we get a description of what the vision John the Revelator has means in Revelation Chapter 17:
7And the angel said unto me, Wherefore didst thou marvel? I will tell thee the mystery of the woman, and of the beast that carrieth her, which hath the seven heads and ten horns. 8The beast that thou sawest was, and is not; and shall ascend out of the bottomless pit, and go into perdition: and they that dwell on the earth shall wonder, whose names were not written in the book of life from the foundation of the world, when they behold the beast that was, and is not, and yet is. 9And here is the mind which hath wisdom. The seven heads are seven mountains, on which the woman sitteth. 10And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. 11And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition. 12And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast. 13These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.

For the purposes of this article we are going to focus on verse 12. The ten horns on the beast are “ten kings.” This is a term for rulers, those who are in executive political office. This is an aspect of Revelation that is not discussed enough. The Bible prophesies that in the end times, the world is going to be ruled in ten kingdoms or regions. They are represented in this image as 10 horns on the beast. In the end times, these ten leaders are going to be the final global rulers (in a presumably regional government). They will rule with the antichrist for “one hour.” This is metaphorical language as the “hour” could be days, months or years. But after this hour, the ten world rulers will then conspire and be in agreement to turn over all their power to the Antichrist. We know this is the case because in verse 13 the Bible informs us that these ten kings have “one mind” and that they “give” their power to the Beast. At this point the Antichrist has global control.

As the angel continues to interpret the vision for John, we learn that the power the Antichrist wields is “given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations” (emphasis added). This is describing all the races, languages and countries of the entire Earth. All under the leadership of one ruler. This is global government.

Going back to Chapter 13 of Revelation, we see further confirmation of the absolute control and dominance of the Antichrist:
Revelation 13:4And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?

The people’s exclamations show that the Beast is a unique figure on the planet. No one is like him. In addition, no one is able to fight him in war. This is significant because it again shows that his military power and dominance are unparalleled. After a time of ruling with the final 10 leaders, the Antichrist will have absolute rule over all people on the planet. And the world will be in awe of him.

One World Religion

In addition to having political and military control of the world, the Antichrist will also establish a unified, global religious system. At this point it is good to remember that Satan is the source of the antichrist’s power (2 Thessalonians 2:9). And Satan’s ultimate goal is to be God. His desire since his initial rebellion has been to imitate and replace The Lord our God . In the book of Isaiah, chapter 14, the 5-point plan of the Devil is described in detail:
13For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north*: 14I will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.

So the devil wants to literally be on a throne exalted above all beings and to be worshiped. Even the location of where he wants this worship is listed as “the sides of the north.” This is a real location on Earth, which the Bible identifies. Psalm chapter 48 states: 1Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness. 2Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth, is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.

“Mount Zion” is a biblical term for Jerusalem, Israel. This is literally where Satan wants to operate from. And in his efforts to mimic The Lord, he will empower the Antichrist to be a false imitation of The True Messiah, Jesus Christ Our Lord.  The antichrist will be Satan’s way of making a false copy of his own “son” and messiah. Jesus came to Earth as a means to reconcile man to God. The antichrist will try to deceive the world into a false religious system centered on him and Satan. The antichrist’s actions once in power make this clear. The Bible describes his goal:

4Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God. (2 Thessalonians Chapter 2)

Going back to Revelation 13, we are introduced to the cohort of the Antichrist, The False Prophet. He is the “second beast” John sees a vision of in this chapter. The False prophet is responsible for setting up the religious system of the Antichrist. We read:

11And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon. 12And he exerciseth all the power of the first beast before him, and causeth the earth and them which dwell therein to worship the first beast, whose deadly wound was healed. 13And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, 14And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live. 15And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.

The False Prophet (he is given this title in Chapter 19 of Revelation) is pictured as having “horns like a lamb.” His appearance will be that of a peaceful religious leader. But his words will be directed by Satan. He will also be able to win the world over to his views by miracles and wonders. This is particularly fitting as we enter an age when the attacks on Christianity are at an all-time high. The world is growing more skeptical of the faith while finding the lure of the occult and the New Age very inviting. This makes society ripe for miracles. And when genuine supernatural acts are being performed, millions and millions will be clamoring for “The One”, the false “Messiah” who can solve all of our ills in the world. And the False Prophet will be directing everyone to worship the antichrist.

The Satanic agenda behind it is revealed when we see that the False Prophet’s real tool is just deception. He deceives the world, save for those who know the Bible truth and believe in Jesus Christ. And again, we see that miracles and signs are the means by which the world will be seduced to this satanic plan. Then the antichrist will initiate this with a bold move of blasphemy:

3Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition; 4Who opposeth and exalteth himself above all that is called God, or that is worshipped; so that he as God sitteth in the temple of God, shewing himself that he is God. — 2 Thessalonians 2

After a time of winning the people over with his charm and wonders, the antichrist will proclaim himself to be God and every citizen of the world will be required to worship him. His true agenda will be revealed. It is the author’s belief that this will occur 3 ½ years into the political career of the antichrist. To facilitate this worship, we read that the False Prophet will also set up an image of the Antichrist. Whether this is a statue or a hologram of some sort, it’s impossible to discern from the text. But some image of the antichrist will actually be given “life.” It will be artificial intelligence. So much so that it will be able to speak and demand worship. And this is where the focus of the world’s worship will be directed. And those who do not comply, will be killed. This again, is a global religious system. There are no exceptions. The entire world will be subject to this religion.

One World Economy

This is perhaps one of the most-well known aspects of Bible Prophecy. Many people are familiar with the Mark of The Beast. But not as many know that its purpose is purely economical. Revelation 13 informs us:

16And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: 17And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. 18Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.

A mark will be instituted for every single person in society. The passage is clear that everyone in every social class will be receiving it. And it’s for commerce. Nothing can be bought or sold without this mark in either one’s right hand or forehead. The amazing thing to consider is that this prophecy was written almost 2,000 years ago. At a time when almost any item one possessed could be used to buy something else. Barter was a very common system and the Roman empire had already instituted a coin currency. Gold and silver could also be used for purchases. There were many ways to buy and sell in the First century. Yet the Apostle John wrote about a system that all came down to a mark that controlled all commerce. Now this Mark would have to clearly be sophisticated enough to determine how much wealth an individual had or else there would be no way to distinguish over whether you could buy something expensive or cheap. Clearly a system like this could never be implemented until the last 20 years with the invention of computer technology and specifically wireless communications. With electronic debit, wifi shopping and microchip technology, today, it is very conceivable that we can move to a cashless society, in which all purchases and sales could be tracked. An IBM commercial from several years ago illustrates the exact point.

Where it All Started

So why is this all happening? Why would Satan want to set up a Global One World Order? What is the point? We know from Isaiah 14 discussed above that Satan ultimately wants to be God and thus mimic The Lord in every way possible. And there is something in the world being unified that can lead us down a path to follow Satan even quicker than people do today. The first time such a thing was attempted was at the Tower of Babel.

Genesis 11: 1And the whole earth was of one language, and of one speech. 2And it came to pass, as they journeyed from the east, that they found a plain in the land of Shinar; and they dwelt there. 3And they said one to another, Go to, let us make brick, and burn them thoroughly. And they had brick for stone, and slime had they for morter. 4And they said, Go to, let us build us a city and a tower, whose top may reach unto heaven; and let us make us a name, lest we be scattered abroad upon the face of the whole earth. 5And the LORD came down to see the city and the tower, which the children of men builded. 6And the LORD said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do. 7Go to, let us go down, and there confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech. 8So the LORD scattered them abroad from thence upon the face of all the earth: and they left off to build the city. 9Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Under the leadership of the emperor and occultist, Nimrod, the Tower of Babel was the first attempt at a one-world order. Everyone spoke the same language, lived in the same area and were attempting to make one society and build a tower that could “reach unto heaven.” Now the meaning of this phrase is debated among Bible scholars but there is no debate that this is something that God was strongly against. It was an act of rebellion born out of pride and the desire to “make a name” for oneself and God thwarted this effort by confusing the languages and scattering the people all over the world. Since then Satan has been biding his time to once again create a society where “the people is one.” And we can see that the world is moving right along with his plans.

Here we have on the left, an early painting of the Tower of Babel and on the right, a poster for the European Union. There can be no mistake here. The message is that the EU is a step towards rebuilding the Tower of Babel. The motto: “Many tongues, one voice” also speaks of a globalized society. And for good measure we can see that the 11 stars above the EU tower, are all turned upside down, which is common in the occult.

For another illustration we have the actual EU headquarters:

So even the actual building itself is attempting to be a modern-day Babel. And of course the European Union is one of the major steps towards ushering global government. With an African Union already formed, a South American trade Union in development and rumblings of a North American Union, could the ten regional governments that precede the final government of the Antichrist be far away?

Conclusion

The Bible can be relied upon for many reasons, but one of the chief ones is its prophecy. The prophecies surround Jesus Christ, the Messiah, were all fulfilled in His Birth, life, death and resurrection. The many prophecies concerning the nation of Israel, its diaspora and the eventual permanent return to their land have also come to pass. And these are just some of the prophetic events covered in Scripture. But the exciting part is that there are certain prophecies which have yet to be fulfilled. A one-world society is clearly one of them. And in this age we are living in, the signs of that exact society developing around us are everywhere. So as we see a “New World Order” approaching, what do we do? If we are concerned, instead of fighting it or grabbing or planning a resistance movement, we need to first understand that this is spiritual. Satan wants a One World Order and to deceive the world into making that happen. The antichrist is not going to come into power by force. He is going to be wanted, marveled at and beloved. This is the great deception. And the one counter to it is having Jesus Christ as your Savior. Because although there will be an Antichrist and a False Prophet and a One World Order, they are all defeated by Jesus Christ. In the end everyone takes a stand for Jesus or Satan. Do not be deceived. Having knowledge is not enough. Resisting is not enough. If the time comes that a Mark or implant of some sort is being required under penalty of death, just having foreknowledge will not save you. But having Jesus Christ as your Savior will. The Bible is dead on with this prediction. No other faith even attempts such a detailed description of a One world political, religious and economic system. God gave us these prophecies to know He is real and His word is true. But most importantly so that we can be forgiven for our sins through Jesus Christ and not suffer the fate of those who are deceived by Satan and his false Messiah. The time for repentance is now.

Comedy Central Plans Blasphemous Cartoon about Jesus while censoring any reference to Muhammad

In Entertainment on May 10, 2010 at 7:09 pm

Biblical Principles

Galatians 6:7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

Exodus 20:4 Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth.

Matthew 5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;

There has been a good amount of media coverage about Comedy Central’s “South Park” cartoon and an episode’s mockery of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad and the subsequent death threats that were sent out towards South Park’s creators and the Comedy Central Network. This was followed by Comedy Central then censoring the following episode of South Park from any mention of the name Muhammad on the show.

Yet just days after respecting Muslims by their censorship, Comedy Central has announced plans to potentially create (the show is still under consideration among a group of programs) a new cartoon series called “JC” which makes a mockery of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. This is Comedy Central’s Description:

“JC,” the go-to name for both the show and its main character, follows Jesus as he seeks to “escape the enormous shadow” of his “all-powerful yet apathetic father,” who “would rather be playing video games than listening to JC recount his life in the city.”

The South Park show has depicted Jesus in mocking, insulting and blasphemous fashion in the past, so this is common practice. To depict Jesus as this cartoon is proposing is obviously offensive to the faith. But how ironic that Comedy Central is doing this right after censoring every reference to Muhammad? Why is Christianity fair game for this network but they went out of their way to respect Islam? Especially for a network that proclaims to be so “edgy” and “daring.” They have clearly gone the conservative route when it comes to respecting Islam. Why not show the same respect for all religions?

I can only ask that fellow Christians pray for the executives at Comedy Central and the cartoonists who may be lined up to work on this show. Pray that they come to see Jesus for who He is — the Son of God and the Savior who died on the cross for their sins and was raised three days later, so that they can be raised to eternal life if they believe on Him. Jesus did not live in New York, but He did indeed lower Himself voluntarily to be born in a man’s body and live with us, cry with us and suffer with us and for us. He was tempted like every human being was so He can now stand at God’s Right Hand and be our advocate.

So pray for their salvation and for them to reconsider their decision. And also pray for their safety. It is times like this when the love of Christ should be given in abundance. Let’s not give those who blaspheme The Lord our anger. Just because people may show increasing anti-Christian bias they should not receive our ridicule in return. Instead give them love, compassion and The Gospel. The Gospel of Jesus Christ can change the worst persecutor of Christians into one of the greatest apostles. And it can turn an entire empire upside-down. It can certainly work on the hearts of a few people who may want to mock The Lord instead of truly getting to know Him.

Christian Singer Jennifer Knapp “Comes Out”: Is It OK to be Christian and Gay?

In Entertainment, Political Issues on May 10, 2010 at 6:02 pm

Jesus Christ loves Jennifer Knapp

Last week Larry King hosted a very riveting program in which Christian singer Jennifer Knapp discussed her faith and decision to announce publicly that she is a lesbian and living in a lesbian relationship (I have posted the entire interview below – and I encourage those to watch it who have not seen it).  This is a very controversial and sensitive issue. I want to start off by saying that Jesus loves all people, gay and straight and died for people of all sexualities. I am not a bigot or homophobic and want people to know that I care about them and love them regardless of their background. And there are many, many Christian people in America and all over the world who have feelings for someone of the same sex, who are struggling with this same question. Ms. Knapp has taken the position that as a Christian it’s permissible to be gay and maintain gay intimate relationships. She also believes that the Bible either does not outright say that homosexuality is a sin or that it’s unclear because of translation issues from Greek to English. She does not feel like what she is doing is wrong in the eyes of God. So can one be gay and believe in Christ? The answer is YES, just not in the way Ms. Knapp is trying to.

Pastor Bob Botsford of Horizon Christian Fellowship Church, came on the show and gave an excellent Biblical response and explanation of why Ms. Kanpp is actually in sin and out of step with the Bible. And that’s what it comes down to. What does the Word of God say on these questions? So let’s go through the issues.

The Bible’s stance on homosexuality

Ms. Kanpp claims that the original Greek translation is somehow a “handicap” to our understanding what the Bible’s stance on homosexuality is. The example she gives is the word “malakos” which is translated in the Bible as “effeminate.”  This word has been used to be synonymous with being gay. Is that correct? Perhaps. But even if it is not, there are other verses that have no such linguistic ambiguity. Jesus Christ makes it very clear:

Matthew 19:4And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,  5And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?  6Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

Jesus quotes the book of Genesis in this passage. He takes it all the way back to the first human couple on Earth, Adam and Eve. God created them, male and female to be one flesh together. Marriage between a man and woman was to be permanent. This is God’s Will for relationships.

Romans Chapter 1 makes it even more clear as to what the New Testament’s position on homosexuality is:

Romans 1: 20For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:  21Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.  22Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,  23And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.  24Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:  25Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.  26For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:  27And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.

It is a part of our sinful flesh and our desires that are contrary to God that sexual immorality has entered our society. The Bible states that the “natural” relationship for a woman is to be with a man and vice versa. This passage is clearly stating that anything else is “error.”

Finally, there is the issue of sex outside of marriage. Whether one is gay or straight the Bible clearly forbids fornication.

1 Corinthians 6:19 Flee fornication. Every sin that a man doeth is without the body; but he that committeth fornication sinneth against his own body.

So just going by Scripture Ms. Knapp is wrong in stating the Bible is unclear on these things.

The Challenge for Gay Christians

So what if someone is gay or has gay desires but wants to be a Christian?  Or is already a professing Christian. Is this possible? The answer is yes. Just like people who have lied or have desires to lie can be Christian. Or men who are unmarried and lust after women can be Christian. As long as anyone is willing to actually read God’s Word and believe it, it’s certainly possible. But the first step is confessing that homosexuality is a sin. Just like lying, stealing, cheating on your wife, taking the Lord’s name in vain and many other sins straight people commit every day. Homosexuality is not a “special sin’ that is to be singled out from any other. All born-again Christians have sinned and continue to sin after they are saved.  But in order to repent as a Christian you have to choose to turn away from your sin and start living your life for Jesus Christ and His Will. For the straight Christian who has been having pre-marital sex, it means stopping that behavior. It means being willing to sacrifice your  lusts and desires to be obedient to your Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Galatians 2:20I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

This is where Pastor Botsford did an excellent job of explaining what the Bible states. No matter what our sinful past is, whether it’s being violent, a white collar criminal or a computer hacker, we have to “die” to sin. We have to let Christ live in us and abide by His Will. Being a Christian is about having  a changed heart. The book of Galatians continues this point in Chapter 5:

Galatians 5: 16This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.  17For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would

A born again Christian receives a new spirit that seeks to please God. However we are still living in our Earthly, sinful flesh and the Bible goes on to state that  “..the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness,..” And  thus we have to work daily to remove those sinful desires from our lives. This is done through prayer, studying God’s Word and changing one’s lifestyle and decisions.

24And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

To “crucify” the flesh means to be willing to forego fleshly desires in your love and obedience to Jesus. This is where the rubber hits the road for Ms. Knapp. She wants to live her life based on her own desires and what she feels is good for her. The Bible states:  24Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me (Matthew 16:24). If you are gay and truly want to follow Christ, you must be willing to deny yourself and let your sinful desires “die.” This is taking up your cross. As Pastor Botsford said, Jesus should rule your life, not sin.  So the question is, are you willing to confess your sins to God? Are you willing to acknowledge being gay as a sin and turn from it? This is what Jesus says we must do to follow him. It does not mean that a gay person will suddenly lose all desires. That desire may never leave. But it does mean that person will gain a new desire to please God. The reborn spirit will be in that person and that they will know from the conviction they feel that they have to turn from that sin. And sexual sin is a difficult one, which is why the Apostle Paul says “flee fornication.” Don’t walk, run from it. Everyone of every orientation struggles with sexual desire. We are not perfect and will not be until we receive our heavenly bodies. But it’s going to God with our confessions and working to actively remove those sins from our lives that defines a Christian. That is how you follow Jesus.

The foundation of the Christian Faith is Jesus Christ. And Christ instructs us that God’s Truth is The Bible (John 17:17).  Jesus Christ loves all people and died for all of us. We are all sinners. But if we don’t admit to sin, then we’re saying we don’t need a Savior. And if we are saved but are not even acknowledging we are doing something wrong, but instead proclaiming it to the world, sin is ruling our heart and not Jesus Christ. Hopefully Ms. Knapp will realize this.

Eckhart Tolle’s “A New Earth” — Same Old Spiritual Deception

In End -Time Deception, New Age on April 18, 2010 at 10:02 pm

Only God Can Create a New Earth

USA Today ran a story last week about Spiritual Teacher Eckhart Tolle author of the book “A New Earth: Awakening To Your Life’s Purpose.” The book, which was heavily promoted by Oprah Winfrey (one of the key leaders in the New Age movement) has sold 6 million copies. Oprah also hosted Tolle on her website for internet “webinars” which over 35 million people have watched. The man’s influence is staggering. What is even more staggering is the book’s message: we can have salvation without God. And since this book and the accompanying web series has become so popular it’s important that believers understand that the message of this book is extremely contrary to Biblical Christianity. Oprah who claims to be a Christian and other Christians have recommended this book or at least suggested that its compatible with Christianity when it clearly is not. Thus we need to warn those around us about these teachings.

Kjos Minitstry’s Crossroad Website has an excellent article on what this book teaches and embodies. Among some of the principles Tolle teaches:

On Heaven: “…heaven is not a location but refers to the inner realm of consciousness…. Earth, on the other hand, is the outer manifestation in form, which is always a reflection of the inner…. ‘A new heaven’ is the emergence of a transformed state of human consciousness, and ‘a new earth’ is its reflection in the physical realm.”[1,p.23]

Of course the Bible teaches us that Heaven is indeed a real location. God created it (Genesis 1:1), John The Revelator went there (Revelation 1 and 2) and the Apostle Stephen saw it from Earth:

Acts 7:56 And said, Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of man standing on the right hand of God.

On Sin: “Recognize the ego for what it is: a collective dysfunction, the insanity of the human mind…. Nobody is wrong. It is the ego in someone, that’s all.”[1,p.76]

The Bible repeatedly tells us that our problem is sin. We are sinners by nature and have violated God’s laws. But there is good news. God in His love, made a plan for all of us:
Romans 5:8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.

On Jesus: Tolle states that Jesus was one of the fortunate few who was able to awaken His consciousness and become enlightened. But He was not God. He was just a in a line of enlightened people such as Buddah. This belief of course rejects the central tenant of Christianity, in that faith in Jesus Christ’s death on the cross and Resurrection saves us from eternal damnation

The Promise of Godhood: “Was Jesus the son of God?” he asks rhetorically. “Yes. But so are you. You just haven’t realized it yet.” (from the USA Today Article).

Once again, the message is that we have “Godhood” in us, but we just need to awaken from our unconscious state and release the deity within us. For Tolle this is the key to a consciousness shift and elevation. This is just the same repackaged lie the serpent used to deceive Eve.
Genesis 3:5For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods,

Hopefully it is becoming clear as to how this type of belief system and book is nothing a Christian can adhere to. Even if other Christians are recommending it. Tolle compliments Jesus and quotes the Bible throughout his book, but that does not make it Christianity. There is a God, there is sin and Jesus is The Son of God. And it’s in Him we need to place our trust for true eternal life. God is not an impersonal force. He is a very personal Creator who is so involved with us that He sent His only Son to die for us. And one day, when the sin of this world is fully removed, after the return of Jesus Christ, we will get the true New Earth.

Revelation 21:1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea. 2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3 And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. 4 And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. 5 And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.

Bible Verse of The Day — God is Our Strength

In Bible Study, Importance of Prayer, Inspirational on March 30, 2010 at 6:52 pm

2 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.

This wonderful verse written by the Apostle Peter, brings so many important messages for the Christian to take to heart. First of all he refers to the “God of all grace.” Webster’s 1828 Dictionary defines grace as: “Appropriately, the free unmerited love and favor of God, the spring and source of all the benefits men receive from him.” Our God is a God of unmerited love and favor. Despite our sin, despite our shortcomings, despite our past, God still wants to pour out His love on us and show His favor in our lives. Not a god of war or of gold or of lightning, God is a God of grace. Loving us even when we denied Him. Peter knew this personally as he denied Christ at the time of Christ’s arrest. How sad and sorrowful must he have felt knowing he let his good friend, teacher and Savior done at the bleakest hour! Yet Christ, in His resurrected body and given all power over Heaven and Earth, did not condemn Peter. He did not tell him “I told you so!” or ask Peter “how could you do that to me?” Instead, He forgave Him. That is grace.

Next we see that God in saving us through Jesus Christ, has also called us to eternal glory. Webster’s states glory is: “The felicity of heaven prepared for the children of God; celestial bliss.” For those who will receive God’s gift of salvation through faith in Jesus Christ, Heaven awaits! God is calling us to come to it. And will it be good? Well the Bible tells us: But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love him. (1 Corinthians 2:9).

But while we are still alive here on Earth, we still face problems, challenges, tragedies and pain. We cry, we suffer and we become ill. Yes, Heaven is awaiting a saved believer in Christ, but Earth still holds problems and drama. The good news is that The Lord is here for us now as well. We will suffer, but have faith, because the strength of Our Lord is perfected in our weakness. When Elijah was on the run from the satanic Queen Jezebel, he cried out to God to die rather than deal with her wrath. As he laid under a juniper tree hopeless and frightened, God responded by sending an angel to comfort him and supernaturally feed him for the journey to Mt. Horeb. He strengthened him for his challenges ahead and stablished him by reminding Elijah that it’s not his battle. The Lord reassured Elijah that He provides what is needed to sustain us. And it got Elijah back on mission.  God is our strength! When we have faith The Lord fights for us. And that knowledge gives a peace that can settle us. A peace that passeth all understanding. When you suffer Beloved, cry out to your God. And trust in Him to feed you, comfort you and strengthen you for the road ahead. All because He loves you so much.