October 03, 2015
7:27 PM - The Written Word
What Did Jesus, the Apostles and the Psalmists Say About the Written Word of God?
I have felt the sharp blade of the double edge sword of truth, which is
the word, pierce my flesh and soul many, many times. It has served to
expose and excise sin and deceit from my heart, and it has sliced the
chains of sin and oppression off of my soul. It has exposed the
wickedness of my sinful flesh, and it has lifted up my spirit and set my
feet upon a rock and made my footsteps firm (Psalm 40). This word,
given to man from God himself, is life, truth and power, and as 1 Peter
1:25-26 says, men and their glory will fade away and die, but the word
of the Lord will endure forever….
Unfortunately, there is a trend in many evangelical circles to minimize
and denigrate the written word of God, and to replace it with what is
called “new wine.” This alleged new wine are supposed revelations from
God, that are considered to be equal to or actually superior to
scripture. I have heard it said by these charlatans that scripture was
really for the past, but their new revelations are for today. This
clearly contradicts everything that Jesus, Paul, Peter and the Psalmists
said about the eternal nature of scripture.
Unlike the God-breathed written word, the people pouring out this new
wine did not walk and talk with Jesus; they did not hear Him preach and
teach for 3 years; they did not travel broken and dusty roads with Him,
and they did not watch Him suffer, die, and rise again – nor did Jesus
appear to them, as he did to Paul, in blazing light, blinding and
humbling them until they understood the true nature of God’s
calling…that everything is a loss compared to the surpassing greatness
of knowing Jesus Christ and His death and resurrection. Yet these
deceivers act as if their words have the same inherent power, which of
course allows them to gain the fame, wealth, legitimacy and power that
they are really seeking. Not surprisingly this new wine rarely lines up
with the written word of God…but there is just enough Christian
language mixed in to fool those who don’t truly know and love the truth.
But because they emanate from the foolish heart of man rather then
God…they will fade away like grass and burn, along with those who
speak them( 2 Peter 2:1-19, Jude 1:3-7, Revelation 21:6-8, and
Every sermon we hear, every video we watch, and every word we speak must
line up clearly with the unchanging word of God in order to be true,
right, edifying and just in the sight of the one and only God, who lives
and reigns in Heaven and by whom we will one day be judged. I am going
to go through New Testament scriptures and several Psalms, which define
or discuss the written word of God, which we are all called to eat,
drink, and breathe as we follow God into eternity…
7:22 PM - Shun Vain and Idle Babblings
O Timothy! Guard what was committed to your trust, avoiding the profane and idle babblings and contradictions of what is falsely called knowledge— by professing it some have strayed concerning the faith.
1 Timothy 6:20-21
by Henry M. Morris III, D.Min.
Evidence for Creation
"But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus." (2 Timothy 2:16-17)
Paul's earlier warning about "word fights" (2 Timothy 2:14) is strengthened in the text above with a different emphasis. Word fights are "picky" debates started by quarrelsome people. They are useless and divisive. They create conflicts and schisms.
Profane and vain babblings, however, are worldly and valueless "noise." Less obvious and more subtle than fighting, they have the effect of destroying godliness. "But refuse profane |ungodly| and old wives' fables |myths, baseless stories|, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness" (1 Timothy 4:7).
Because "godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come" (1 Timothy 4:8), Paul strongly urged Timothy to "keep |guard| that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called: which some professing have erred concerning the faith" (1 Timothy 6:20-21).
The "oppositions" spoken of are the "antithesis"—the conflict, the stand against knowledge. Paul calls this anti-knowledge a pseudonumos—a false name. It sounds like knowledge but is not true.
The results of these "babblings" are not good. Ungodliness will increase. Error will eat away at spiritual health and truth like gangrene. The two church leaders that Paul mentions, Hymenaeus and Philetus, are listed as examples of such a cancer. They taught that the resurrection had already occurred for the saints.
Peter's warning is very similar: "Beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness" (2 Peter 3:17). HMM III
Labels: bible study, false teachers
7:20 PM - Putin Disrupts Globalist's Plans
World Affairs Brief, October 2, 2015 Commentary and Insights on a Troubled World. Copyright Joel Skousen. Partial quotations with attribution permitted. Cite source as Joel Skousen's World Affairs Brief (http://www.worldaffairsbrief.com
RUSSIA ALTERS THE GLOBALIST AGENDA IN SYRIA
Russia initiated air strikes in Syria this week and although the effect on the ground is still unclear, the globalist agenda in Syria is reeling. The inadvertent offer by the US of a chemical weapons agreement and the immediate acceptance by Syria three years ago set back the timing of the US attack on Syria—until the US created ISIS as an excuse to get back into the battle. But Russia is using the same excuse for direct military intervention on behalf of Syria against ISIS (and other US-backed rebels) and this could halt to the whole US-led effort to remove Assad. If the Russians really start crushing ISIS it will also expose the US war on ISIS as an ineffective and half-hearted fraud. Defeating ISIS is not possible, even for the Russians, without ground troops, but it appears that Russia’s allies in Iran and Lebanon are going to provide the boots on the ground. Revolutionary Guards from Iran and Hezbollah guerrillas from Lebanon are formidable fighters and could provide the turning point against the US/UK-created ISIS.
All of this means that the Russians are organizing a direct blockade of the globalist agenda to take down Syria. As my readers know, I’m no fan of Russia, knowing of their ultimate intent to strike the West, but it is good to see the globalist agenda set back yet again, and watch the US and Britain scrambling to figure out a way around the Russian presence.
The US is now making false claims against the Russians just like they did to Assad (attacking his own citizens with chemical weapons and barrel bombs).
Here is my summary of the devastating effects of the Russian intervention in Syria is having on the globalist agenda:
1. Russia has grabbed the leadership spotlight.
2. The US is forced to change policy on Assad.
3. This puts the Iran attack on indefinite hold.
4. How does this change things in the Middle East?
The long-term agenda of the globalists in the Middle East is to neutralize or compromise all of the Arab and Muslim power centers and make Israel (under control of the globalists) the dominant military power. Unlike Iraq (which Russia promised to support against the US) it does not appear that Russia is going to let Syria fall to Western mandated chaos—though direct conflict with the US will be avoided so as to NOT trigger a world war. The Russians aren’t ready for that, by a long shot.
In summary, the globalists will always look to the options that provide the most conflict, not peace, so you can be assured this will not turn out well for the Middle East or the Western world which will continue to bear the brunt of the refugees globalist wars create.
By the way, the claims about a Chinese aircraft carrier in Syria are bogus.
Labels: middle east, russia
October 02, 2015
10:26 PM - Quote for Today
We live in a day when there are so many books and such a variety of teaching on the subject of the Christian life that Christians are ‘tossed to and fro', and liable to be ‘carried about by every wind of doctrine' (Eph. 4:14 ). There is also the Athenian love of novelty and a distaste for the old, well-tested, and beaten paths of our forefathers.
This excessive love for the new leads to an insatiable craving after any teaching which is sensational and exciting, especially to the feelings. But the old paths lead to a ‘meek and quiet spirit' which the apostle Peter commends: ‘But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price' (1 Peter 3:4).
Ernest C. Reisinger
Labels: christian, Quotes
6:49 PM - Is the Pre-Trib Rapture a Deceiving Lie?
If it is then:
Why does only a very small segment of Christendom believe in it?
Mostly it is the few remaining Bible believing fundamentalists. The big mainline
denominations don't. The Catholic church doesn't. The evangelical
emerging church doesn't. Mormons don't. The Seventh Day Adventists don't. None of the cults
do. On the contrary most, if not all, of these groups believe in a post-trib
Why do die hard new agers believe in a rapture
type event prior to
the reign of their false messiah? These messages were channeled from
their spirit guides (alleged ET's). So it seems Satan believes in a pre-trib rapture. To keep
him off-guard it has to be a sudden unexpected event.
Why has Hollywood for years in several movies been conditioning the
public for a sudden rapture type event, usually associated with
Why is the pre-trib doctrine hinted at throughout the Bible from
Why would God force only a small segment of the Bride of Christ to
endure his wrath? Most are already in heaven. And what kind of bridegroom would beat his bride to a pulp before marrying her?
Why can belief in the pre-trib doctrine be traced
all the way back
to the early church?
Why is belief in the pre-trib rapture (hereafter referred to as PTR)
so viciously attacked by those opposing it? Rapture doctrine has
zero significance in relation to salvation. If only all that time
and energy in useless dispute were put to good use evangelizing the
lost how much different things might be. Who is really being deceived? Decades ago I never dreamed
alleged Christians would be involved in fulfilling the prophecy of scoffing
in 2 Peter 3:4.
Why do Christian scoffers put so much effort in attacking the PTR
view while putting little to defending their own view? The one primary chracteristic
that is absent among many of these people is love for
brethren with differing views not pertaining to salvation. Yet that is
supposed to be the most important characteristic among believers,
and a loving tolerance for weaker brethren, since they see those like me as weak. A believer's position on
the rapture has nothing whatsoever to do with heresy.
I was saved around 1967 in my teens. Belief in the PTR rapture was
much more prevalent then and it was a major factor in scaring me toward salvation in Christ. I didn't want to be left behind while my parents
went to heaven. In all the time since then my belief in the PTR has
only grown stronger as I learn more about God's Word and end time
events. Scoffers only increase my faith in the veracity of God's Word. And contrary to what they
claim, if for arguments sake, I was proven wrong it would not
diminish my faith one iota.
The increasing war against the PTR is a diversion of Satan to derail
believers from war against him. As a PTR believer I don't care what
other genuine Christians believe, whether it's post-trib, mid-trib, pre-wrath, or any
number of other views. Why can't I as a growing believer for close
to 50 years be given the respect by "johnny-come-lately" know it all's to believe
as God has led me to believe through the years? If some Christians want to
watch for the Antichrist more power to them. But I prefer to be ever
watching for Jesus, not a do nothing watchfulness as scoffers accuse
us of, but a watchfulness of being busy in standing against evil. So
has God deceived me? I do know from experience what religious
deception is like having succumbed to the word of faith cult of the PTL
and 700 Clubs for a short time in the early 1980's during great
physical trials. Been there, done that, and learned a few things
about discernment in the process.
Much of biblical misinterpretation comes from improper exegesis
more often than not using eisegesis
, a failure to use the entire
Bible, and a failure to recognize the fact that the Bible was not
addressed in English to an American audience. For us yes, but not to
us. It was written to a Middle Eastern people whose culture few
Christians take into account in Bible study.
A lot of the arguments against the pre-trib rapture are based on
, false assumptions, and even lies. Perhaps the greatest one
being the Darby myth, that John Darby invented it in the early 1800's. The people that believe that are
unknowingly advancing Mormon doctrine
A lot of error comes from
failure to discern the difference between the church and Israel,
much of that due to the heresy of replacement theology which has grown so widespread in recent years. Much error
comes from failure to interpret the Bible literally, where
applicable. God says what he means and means what he says. More
error comes from failure to distinguish between the coming of Christ
in the clouds for his saints and the second coming of Him with his
saints. It's not really that complicated but it does take effort. Too many Christians follow
doctrines of men instead of God's Word. It's the shortcut that detours many from the right path.
PTR folks accuse those like me of escapism. Duh? What idiot
wants to go through a literal hell on earth from the hand of God?
People fail to realize just how bad it will be. Few believers will
survive. Post-trib preppers
are also engaging in escapism. The difference being theirs is a work
of the flesh, while the PTR escapism is a work of God. Post-trib
doctrine has been turned into an evangelical version of purgatory where
purify themselves. Did Jesus finish his work of purifying believers
on Calvary or did he not? A believer can contribute nothing at all
to his or her salvation or even maintaining it. A believer's work is solely about
obtaining rewards and an inheritance.
Many, if not most opponents, of the PTR deny dispensationalism
though it is made abundantly clear throughout the Bible. Though some aspects
of the seven churches in Revelation can be found in every generation
there can be no doubt the characteristic of each church
closely matches history since the church was founded. It's interesting
that the characteristics of the Philadelphian church blossomed
so beautifully among churches in the1800's and it was then that a resurgence of
the PTR doctrine began. The Philadelphian church was also promised
by Jesus in Revelation to be kept from the hour of trial coming on the whole world. And it says
from, not through. Today we are on the tail end of the Philadelphian
church period and rapidly transitioning to the apostate Laodicean
church, so it is not surprising the PTR doctrine is under such heavy
attack. There will be few looking for Jesus' return and even fewer ready for the Judgement Seat of Christ.
Whatever one believes regarding the rapture the fact is we had all
better be prepared to meet God at any time. Death is much like the PTR
in that it is always an imminent possibility for all of us. None of us
are guaranteed another day.
by Steven Garren
6:12 PM - Europe Under Muslim Siege
There are rumblings from social media in the Middle East that the current flow of "refugees" into Europe through the Balkans will increase before winter sets in, and then resume next spring, in a veritable torrent. It appears that many young Muslim men in more than a half dozen nations have been so emboldened by the success of others that they've indicated: "I'm going too." Watch out folks. Next spring and summer we may witness a human wave of Golden Horde proportions.
Germany in a state of SIEGE: Merkel was cheered when she opened the floodgates to migrants. Now, with gangs of men roaming the streets and young German women being told to cover up, the mood's changing
Thousands of economic migrants are posing as refugees to reach Europe
David Cameron said this week that Europe must send failed asylum claimants back to their countries
Demands for Germany's 'open doors and windows' policy to be scrapped
Women said rape and child abuse were rife in Giessen's refugee camp
story with photos
The Refugee Crisis and Sweden's Perfect Storm
The disaster on the horizon is there for all to see.
Labels: European Union, illegal immigration, muslim
1:49 PM - Don't Be Tossed To and Fro With Every Wind of Doctrine
Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.
And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some
evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the
saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of
Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge
of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of
the fullness of Christ; that we should no longer be children, tossed to and fro and carried about with every wind of doctrine,
by the trickery of men, in the cunning craftiness of deceitful
plotting, but, speaking the truth in love, may grow up in all things
into Him who is the head—Christ— from whom the whole body, joined and
knit together by what every joint supplies, according to the effective
working by which every part does its share, causes growth of the body
for the edifying of itself in love.
There has been such a scarcity of doctrinally sound Bible teachers in the churches for
so many decades that with the onset of the internet and worldwide
instant communications there is now a huge glut of mostly self appointed Bible
teachers that have neither the knowledge nor ability to be discipling other believers. God's Word can and is being tortured by so many "teachers" to make any
doctrine seem credible to the biblically illiterate, which most
Christians are. Most of these "teachers" are probably genuine Christians and preach the basic doctrines of salvation and faith but are severely lacking in regard to discipling believers toward maturity.
If one listens to and reads the work of unfamiliar teachers the best advice is to be like the Bereans
. Study the
Bible on your own, with prayer, an extensive concordance, and when help is needed rely on long proven, sound doctrine Bible teachers such as J. Vernon McGee
long since gone who have stood the test of time. McGee's Bible exposition goes out to over 160 countries now. BBN radio
also broadcasts many good teachers from years past. There just aren't many alive today. I used to listen to and enjoy Alistair Begg
when he was on locally at a good time and as far as I know is still very good. No
one teacher knows it all but there really is nothing new under the sun.
If you listen to unfamiliar teachers do check them out and what they believe before blindly following their teaching. With the internet there is no excuse for not doing so. There is no reason to be tossed to and fro with so many conflicting doctrines. But there is no shortcut to maturing in Christ. It takes time, patience, endurance, and experience.
by Steven Garren
Part of what happens as believers, is learning to discern between truth
and error. Hebrews tells us it is by reason of use of the Word of God,
that we can know and discern between truth and error. Sound doctrine and
unsound. The problem is many simply do not know the Scriptures. They do
not take the time to study, seeking understanding from God. There is a
huge difference between opening the Scriptures to read them, and opening
them and being in communion with God, to receive understanding about
those Scriptures. Prayerfully, expectantly asking and receiving
understanding via the indwelling Holy Spirit. No mumbo jumbo about it.
Allowing God to direct our thoughts and understandings. There is no
secret forumla to it. No secret doctrine. It's about a heart and mind
dependent on Christ to learn His Truth's from His Word.
Labels: doctrine, false teachers
1:45 PM - Joe Schimmel and Good Fight Ministries
Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.
Recently somebody sent me a Youtube link featuring Joe Schimmel of Good Fight Ministries
, with two like minded companions, denouncing the
pre-trib rapture doctrine. So what else is new? These people are a dime a
dozen. But out of curiosity I wanted to check the guy out and see how
credible he was. What I found out led me to simply dismiss the video as a waste of my precious time, but I did watch a few minutes until problems started showing up. Not only is Pastor Schimmel against the pre-trib
rapture, he is also against the security of the believer. What part of
everlasting life does he fail to understand? (John 10:27-29) His belief in post-trib and the insecurity of believers go together.
The Catholic church has their own doctrine of salvation by works but so does much of protestantism today, even though it's
proponents would deny it. Many have denied the eternal security of believers and also have turned the Great Tribulation into a protestant version of purgatory where one must work to purify themselves. I can't make any further judgement about
Schimmel based on the little I know but I did find one commentary which seemed pretty balanced. Here are a few brief excerpts.
I hesitate to call this man an outright false teacher, but I have
listened to a good number of his sermons, and just tonight I listened to
a couple that left me feeling quite frustrated and not at all edified.
Moreover, his understanding of the Gospel seems to be basically
right and Biblical. A lot of his material is helpful and edifying. So as
I have said at the beginning, I don't like to call him a full-blown
false teacher. But he nevertheless has some serious problems that I
think we need to be wary of.
Firstly and most seriously, he teaches conditional security. I'm
not sure whether it's Arminianism exactly, but he believes, as Arminians
generally do, that it is possible to fall away and lose your salvation.
Schimmel's basic teaching in this area is that you're saved by grace
through faith in Christ, but you have to keep your faith and persevere
in it to the end or else your name will be blotted out of the Book of
Secondly, he believes in a post-Tribulation Rapture. He believes
that the pre-Trib Rapture view is a great deception and that many
Christians are going to fall away from their faith when the Tribulation
starts and the pre-Trib Rapture hasn't happened.
Last but not least, Schimmel is not very discerning when it comes
to music, which is surprising in a way given how good his exposé of
secular rock music is. But while he knows what he's talking about with
that, he seems to be completely ignorant of the problems with CCM, and
so uses it in his church, along with Vineyard music. Admittedly, the
Vineyard music he uses is very early stuff (a perennial favourite seems
to be "It's Your Blood That Cleanses Me"), but he's dipping into some
very dangerous spiritual water with that. People might research the song
and then perhaps explore other Vineyard music, and then who knows where
that might take them! Not once have I ever heard Schimmel preach
You can read the entire commentary here
Labels: false teachers, rapture
8:59 AM - The Harlot of Rome
IS ROME THE HARLOT OF REVELATION 17?
(Friday Church News Notes, October 2, 2015, www.wayoflife.org
For a thousand years and more, Baptists, Protestants, and fundamentalists identified Rome with the Harlot of Revelation 17. At the end of the NINTH CENTURY, “Tergandus, Bishop of Treves, called the Pope antichrist, yea, a wolf, and Rome, Babylon” (Martyrs Mirror, 5th English edition, p. 240). In THE ELEVENTH CENTURY, Berenger of Tours denounced Rome's dogmas and maintained that the Roman Church was the See of Satan (George Faber, The History of the Ancient Vallenses and Albigenses, 1838, p. 159). THE WALDENSIANS, throughout most of their long history, identified the pope as the Antichrist. The Waldensian treatise titled the Noble Lesson, dated 1100 AD, stated: “Antichrist, the predicted murderer of the Saints, hath already appeared in his true character, seated monarchally in the seven-hilled city.” In the 13th CENTURY, the BOHEMIAN BRETHREN held that “the Church of Rome is not the Church of Jesus Christ, but an assembly of wicked men, and the whore that sits upon the beast in the Revelation. ... They declare the pope to be the head and ringleader of all errors” (Peter Allix, Ancient Churches of Piedmont, pp. 242-259). English Bible translator WILLIAM TYNDALE identified the pope as the Antichrist in his treatise The Practice of Prelates and in the preface to the 1534 edition of his New Testament. All of the REFORMATION leaders considered the pope the antichrist, including John Huss, Martin Luther, John Calvin, and and their successors. The religious harlot of Revelation 17 is aligned with the antichrist (compare Rev. 17:3 - Rev. 13:1), and like the antichrist it has two aspects: historic and prophetic. In 1 John 2:18, the apostle said, “Little children, it is the last time: and as ye have heard that antichrist shall come, even now are there many antichrists; whereby we know that it is the last time.” Though she does not fulfill this prophecy in its finality, every feature of the religious Harlot of Revelation 17 is found in the Roman Catholic Church. She has ridden through history upon the back of kings, is clothed in gorgeous robes of scarlet and purple and decked in expensive attire. She sits on seven hills, is full of abominations, and has a golden cup. She is drunk with the blood of the martyrs, and the inhabitants of the world are indeed drunk with the wine of her fornication, referring to the multitudes that blindly follow Rome's doctrines of devils.
text excerpted from Friday Church News Notes, October 2, 2015
Labels: end times, vatican
8:56 AM - Leftist War On Christianity Draws First Blood
This is probably going to get more interesting as details leak out. Shootings like this just don't happen by chance. Is it another false flag?
Leftist war on Christianity draws first blood: Oregon campus shooter demanded victims state their religion... Christians were then executed with a bullet to the head
Armed Air Force Vet Was Prevented From Stopping Oregon Gunman
Labels: false flag, terrorism
October 01, 2015
10:40 PM - If the Pre-Trib Rapture is a Lie
by Todd Strandberg
In the ten years that I've been active on the Internet, I've never had a week where I've received so many e-mail messages that attack the pre-trib rapture. I don't post the majority of them in the Interesting E-mail page because they're generally carbon copies of each other.
The typical letter starts out, "I appreciate what you're doing, but this pre-trib rapture teaching is a lie from the devil." Some of them go as far to say that the pre-trib rapture is the mark of the Beast or the Great Falling Away. Other messages proclaim that pre-tribulationism is cultic and not a part of the Christian Church.
My reply has always been, "If Satan has us pre-tribbers doing his bidding, I seriously doubt he'll have any need for the Antichrist."
I've made an observation that I think those opposed to the pre-trib rapture should really consider. If the pre-trib rapture is a lie conceived by the devil, why is it that out of 2 billion people that claim to be Christians only about 20 million hold to this view? The other 1.94 billion believe an a-millennial, post-trib, mid-trib, and a few other similar positions.
One writer put it rather well when he said, "The Pre-trib view is the only view that's under constant attack today." I agree with him 100 percent.
I've noticed that the pre-trib rapture has been assailed from just about every conceivable angle. The liberal media, post-trib, pre-wrath, cults, New Age, and the unsaved have all taken swipes at the position that this site is attempting to advance.
What really gets my dander up is how post-tribulationists, the most vocal of the group, claim that the pre-trib view is a satanic plot. If this is so, then the liberal media, cults, the unsaved, and the New Age movement should be on my side.
Satan's kingdom must be terribly divided against itself. Matthew 12:26, "And if Satan cast out Satan, he is divided against himself; how shall then his kingdom stand?"
Here are some statements and positions these groups have taken against the pre-trib rapture:
Cults: The Seventh Day Adventists actively condemn the pre-trib rapture. They refer to it negatively as the secret rapture.
The liberal media: The press mostly ignores the pre-trib rapture, but every once in a while they malign it. One news reporter wrote about the rapture saying, "Someday these Fundamentalist Christian claim there are going to vaporize." Look up the word vaporize in the dictionary and you'll find it's not very flattering.
The New Age movement: Many New Age gurus teach that the small minded folks among us (Christians) will need to be removed from earth before the New World Order can begin - which is fine with me.
The unsaved: The ungodly will write saying, "It will be nice to get rid of you Bible thumpers." Other non-believers will question my sanity for believing in such nonsense.
10:36 PM - Quote for Today
"We are told in Ephesian 4:15 to speak the truth in love...My friend, if you are going to give out the truth, give it out in love. If you do not give it out in love, there is some question about whether or not you are actually giving out the truth."
J. Vernon McGee, comments on Jude, verse 3
Labels: christian, Quotes
10:37 AM - Obama Warns Christians to Shut Up About Opposing Sodomy
Read between the lines. The clampdown on outspoken Christians is soon coming. But it will probably be under the Republican President that replaces Obama. Remember, a Republican dominated Supreme Court brought us legal feticide and has continually refused to overturn it.
September 28, 2015
Obama Warns Christians: Gay Rights More Important Than Religious Freedom
"We affirm that we cherish our religious freedom and are profoundly respectful of religious traditions," he insisted during a dramatic speech at a LGTB fundraiser in New York City on Sunday night, praising the progress made on gay rights under his administration. "But we also have to say clearly that our religious freedom doesn't grant us the freedom to deny our fellow Americans their constitutional rights."
Labels: christians, homosexual, Obama, persecution, sodomy
10:27 AM - Parallels Between 1930s Germany and 2015 America
The churches in Germany played a key roll in the rise of a totalitarian dictatorship. The same thing is happening here.
If you think the things that have been done in this country under the current administration are bad, it's what is yet to come that we need to keep our eyes on.
more with video
Labels: america, government, history, tyranny
10:25 AM - America's Past Eugenics Doctrine Comes Home to Roost
September 30, 2015
9:01 AM - The Final Catholic Pope and the Rapture
by Joseph Chambers
It is impossible to accept the Book of Revelation as an authentic part of the New Testament and not identify the Catholic Church, headquartered in Rome, as the "Mother of Harlots."
This religious system has every characteristic of this "harlot woman" and has been so identified by almost every Bible believing scholar and spiritual leader for hundreds of years. Many priests that arose within her ranks called her the Harlot. Every reformation leader I have studied, from Martin Luther on, called her the "Whore of Rome."
This system has twisted every truth in the Bible to fit the dictates of her popes, each of whom she has declared to be the one and only Vicar of Jesus Christ on earth. This system has martyred and killed tens of thousands of the most sainted men and women that have walked this earth. Any religious leader that bows at the feet of this "harlot system" is either ignorant of truth, willingly deceived, or totally blind to the spiritual discernment of the Holy Spirit.
God has allowed popes to be appointed to act prophetically and to fulfill more prophetic truth than other popes in previous history. They certainly have seen every act of their reign as pope in a positive light because they were heart and soul traditional, believing Catholics. During Pope John Paul II's tenure, the "Harlot of Rome" became the "Mother of Harlots."
His charisma that the secular media heralded, was the evil tool by which he flattered the religious world and brought them to his feet. He played the media and the religious world with the skill of a totally consuming and charming deceiver. While I am writing this article, a great part of this world is under the charm of the current pope, Pope Francis, and is moving to the door of the great Tribulation hour.
Labels: antichrist, false prophets, pope, vatican
September 29, 2015
9:21 PM - Reflecting on the Blood Soaked Papal Visit to America
This is a painful but short read. You can feel the hurt and disgust from Annett trying to make sense of the apathy of people in regard to the crimes of the Vatican he has exposed. But what can he expect from a culture that glories in the deaths of the unborn by the tens of millions?
by Kevin D. Annett
September 28, 2015
I used to spend my days trying to convince people to do what should come naturally to them. And when they wouldn't do it, I figured it was up to me to. But that didn't work either. I suppose this repeat failure is all because of The One Who isn't Worth the Trouble, since God forbid that any of us take the blame for what is happening under our very noses.
Normally, nothing should make an issue clearer than the merciless descent of a sharp ceremonial blade into the entrails of a four year old, and the splattering of her blood to the four directions. But things are hardly normal anymore, if indeed they ever were. Even if the gore wasn't carefully washed away and the remains of the latest innocent secretly shoved under the ground, the paradox would remain. Not even the daily, accurate news coverage of the slaughter or the arrest of the killers would resolve the mystery, which lies like a tumor at the heart of who we are.
Labels: pope, satanism, vatican
9:19 PM - The Antichrist Pope
No, Pope Francis isn't THE antichrist but he like no other anti-christian pope is
paving the way for his soon coming. In all likelihood the pope will be
the false prophet but whether it's Francis or another one to come
remains to be seen. Francis is a very popular pope among the world's
masses. Imagine what would happen if he started performing miracles as
the false prophet will. This is the pope the evangelical apostate emerging church system and it's proponents like Rick Warren are partnering with in establishing the religious aspect of the new world order.
The first video below is a must watch to better understand the satanic world
system we live in. Few understand just how deep the evil is of the
people doing the devil's work. The title of this video may sound
sensational to the point of being ridiculous but the man behind it is no
idiot trying to get attention. It features Canadian Kevin Annett who is
best known for exposing the Canadian genocide of it's native Indian
peoples. And it supports the allegations of the late Jesuit priest
Malachi Martin who claimed Satan controls the Vatican. You can read
more about Annett at this link.
Eye witnesses to Pope Francis killing and eating babies in Satanic rituals
Published on Apr 29, 2014
Defendants Pope Francis Bergoglio, Catholic Jesuit Superior General
Adolfo Pachon and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby were found
guilty of rape, torture, murder and trafficking of children. Five judges
of the International Common Law Court of Justice in Brussels determined
that the crimes occurred as recently as 2010. Since last March over 48
eyewitnesses have come forward to testify before this ICLCJ Court about
the defendants’ activities as members of the Ninth Circle Satanic Child
Sacrifice Cult. The Ninth Circle Satanic Cult was said to do child
sacrifices at Roman Catholic cathedrals in Montreal, New York, Rome,
Scotland, London, Carnarvon Castle in Wales, an undisclosed French
Chateau in Holland and at Canadian Catholic and Anglican Indian
residential schools in Kamloops, British Columbia and Brantford, Ontario
Canada. The Ninth Circle Satanic Child Sacrifice Cult was believed to
use privately owned forest groves in the US, Canada, France and Holland
for their “Human Hunting Parties” for global elites including members of
European royal families. Teens were said to be obtained by the mafia,
then stripped naked, raped, hunted down and killed. The Chief Prosecutor
stated. “The Catholic Church is the world’s largest corporation and
appears to be in collusion with the mafia, governments, police and
(continued at link)
ITCCS.ORG and The International Tribunal into Crimes of Church and State
Our Mandate: (1) To lawfully prosecute those people and institutions
responsible for the exploitation, trafficking, torture and murder of
children, past and present, and (2) To stop these and other criminal
actions by church and state, including by disestablishing those same
POPE Francis Warns ANY "Personal Relationship with Jesus is Dangerous"
Pope Francis described as "dangerous" the temptation to believe that one
can have "a personal, direct, immediate relationship with Jesus Christ
without communion with and the mediation of the church."
More with video
Pope Francis calls the Cross of Jesus Christ a "Failure"
Pope Makes Cryptic Statement - He comes in his own name
first 1 1/2 minutes
Pope Calls Jesus and the Bible a lie - believes darwinian evolution
Labels: antichrist, pope, satanism, vatican
8:20 AM - Thought for Today
“And the Lord said, ‘Hear what the unrighteous judge said; now shall
not God bring about justice for His elect, who cry to Him day and night,
and will He delay long over them? I tell you that He will bring about
justice for them speedily. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He
find faith on the earth?"
I did some research on this word ‘faith’. The same Greek word is used
throughout the New Testament, and it implies a trust and confidence that
manifests itself in obedience and faithfulness.
Ok, now let’s back up a step and remember that Jesus was saying this in
conjunction with the promise that God, the righteous Judge, would
speedily vindicate His elect (believers). Doesn’t this say to us that
there would have to be something to vindicate us for? Persecution,
slander, mistreatment, abuse, rejection,...
I think so.
So what I’m seeing here, is that Jesus was expressing doubt (frightening
thought) that when He returns, He would find the lives of Christians
expressing faith through obedience and faithfulness that incites
persecution and rejection from a Christ-hating world.
Look at the lives of the patriarchs and the prophets. Read the eleventh
chapter of Hebrews. The world hasn’t changed, except to become darker in
sin. God’s truth hasn’t changed.
So why are we so comfortable in Sodom?
excerpted from Will He Find Faith?
Labels: bible study, devotional, faith
September 28, 2015
6:35 PM - Christianity Rapidly Dying in America
U.S. post-Christian population soars in 2015
"Whether one believes this decline of 'Christian America' calls for a time of lament, or presents great opportunity (or both) for the Church, one cannot help but accept the changing landscape," the Barna Group insists. "In just two years, the percentage of Americans who qualify as 'post-Christian' rose by 7 percentage points, from 37 percent in 2013 to 44 percent in 2015."
Labels: america, atheist, christianity
6:31 PM - The Devil's Own Children
WARNING: Gross photos of body mutilation.
These tatoo events are held all over the US and world every year.
Walk on the wild side: Horns, extreme piercings and leopard inkings take centre stage at Ecuador tattoo convention
Labels: evil, tattoos
3:58 PM - Faith Without Works is Dead
Normally I do not post requests like this but Dennis Cuddy's situation trying to care for his aging mother alone reminds me so much of what I went through. Except Dennis has it much worse and with very limited financial resources. When I mailed him a check awhile back he called me and left a thank you message on my answering machine. That shows me what kind of Christian he is, a real one.
Many of you are familiar with Dr. Dennis Cuddy’s impeccable research/writing related to the history of education and global politics. We all owe Dennis more than we have ever paid for his remarkable books. I don’t know what I would have done without Dennis’s valuable research and assistance through the years. For example: Important quote in this article regarding Stalin’s plan to use regional government to install world communism came from Dennis!
Dennis’s work has truly been a labor of love for the United States of America and all our nation stands for.
As you may or may not know, his mother, Peggy, also a fine researcher, writer, and friend of many, has been very ill for at least ten years. Dennis, a loving and loyal son, has cared for her 24 hours a day. Quite a schedule considering his dedication to writing and getting the history out across the world, history to enable one to not only “understand” but to “take a stand”.
A severe financial crisis has occurred which will require that Dennis pays on a continuing basis some very stiff and unanticipated housing and medical bills. He has to pay $5000 just to remain where they live, plus an immediate 15% increase in rent. Medically, Peggy has lost the ability to walk, and will therefore need additional care in terms of mobility and hygiene, which will be costly. They do not have the resources to deal with this crisis.
Now is the time when I am reaching out to all of you to thank Dennis for all his work by sending a check or money order to:
1027 St. Mary's Street
Raleigh, NC 27605
Labels: christians, faith
3:46 PM - Are There Any Real Christians Left? (Part 2)
by Dennis L. Cuddy, Ph.D.
September 28, 2015
Most Christian preachers today give "happy" sermons because that is what people want to hear. However, reality is what will determine whether we spend eternity in heaven or hell, and most self-proclaimed Christians are going to hell forever. That is unless The Holy Bible is a lie (and it is not) when it says only a "few" will be saved.
Bill Clinton's Southern Baptist preacher assured him that he is going to heaven because when he was a boy, he "accepted" Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. But can the former president truthfully say on judgment day that Jesus has been "Lord" of his sex life? Not only does Galatians 5:19-21 say fornicators go to hell forever, but Matthew 25:44-46 says failure to help someone is need also sends people to "everlasting punishment."
Does that mean only those who are perfect go to heaven? No, only a sin against the Holy Spirit (defined in The Holy Bible as "the spirit of Truth) is unforgiveable. All other sins can be forgiven if there is repentance. However, repentance is not simply saying "Sorry about that, now what's for lunch?" True repentance should be agonizingly painful, because that is what Jesus felt on the cross when he bore our sins. When we sin, it is as if we picked up a nail and slammed it into Jesus' flesh.
The Holy Bible says that in the End Times, there will be a great falling away from the faith, and people's hearts will be hardened and their consciences will be seared. I am afraid we are now in those times. A few weeks ago in my last NewsWithViews column, I related my mother's difficult health situation. The hospital overmedicated her, discharging her in an almost comatose state; the rehab allowed her to fall and fracture ribs; the Veterans Administration drastically cut her widow's pension; and her landlord for 28 years told her (and me) to pack and get out! We desperately pleaded for help, but only a "few" real Christians responded. America and its people in the past did not react this indifferently.
Labels: christians, hypocrites
1:27 PM - Rejoicing Through it All
by Warren B. Smith
As challenging as it may seem at times, God’s Word tells us to rejoice always (Philippians 4:4) and evermore (1Thessalonians 5:16). The various Hebrew and Greek words for rejoicing range in meaning from calmly happy to exceedingly glad and jumping for joy. The Bible reminds us that God’s people should be a “happy” people because our God is the Lord (Psalm 144:15). We know that “though our outward man perish” yet our “inward man is renewed day by day. Therefore, we rejoice and give thanks for the “abundant grace” so mercifully bestowed upon us by God our Savior. Knowing that he which raised up the Lord Jesus shall raise up us also by Jesus, and shall present us with you. For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God. For which cause we faint not; but though our outward man perish, yet the inward man is renewed day by day. (2 Corinthians 4:14-16)
Why do We Rejoice?
The old revered hymn Count Your Blessings reminds us that even in our darkest moments we are to rejoice and count our many blessings:
When upon life’s billows you are tempest tossed,
When you are discouraged, thinking all is lost,
Count your many blessings, name them one by one,
And it will surprise you what the Lord hath done.
There are so many blessings and so many reasons why we should rejoice always and evermore. Here are just a few:
Labels: bible study, christians
1:22 PM - US Government Encouraging Sodomizing & Torturing Boys
Obama administration enables 'boy play'
God help us. Here's what America's newly homosexualized, "values neutral" military looks like.
Last week, in a strange fit of actual news reporting, the New York Times published an exposé revealing that, under this Obama administration, the Department of Defense is not only permitting the homosexual abuse of little boys at the hands of Muslim allies in Afghanistan, but is effectively facilitating it. A handful of U.S. servicemen have had enough and are courageously blowing the whistle on this unimaginably evil policy. Naturally, they're being punished and drummed out of the service for doing so.
"Rampant sexual abuse of children has long been a problem in Afghanistan, particularly among armed commanders who dominate much of the rural landscape and can bully the population," reports the Times. "The practice is called bacha bazi, literally 'boy play,' and American soldiers and Marines have been instructed not to intervene – in some cases, not even when their Afghan allies have abused boys on military bases, according to interviews and court records. …"
I sat down with Dr. Judith Reisman, research law professor and director of the Liberty Center for Child Protection, to discuss this shocking development. "Unfortunately, this has been going on for years, with the knowledge of our American government," she told me. "I just received an email from one of my German child-protection colleagues. She included several links to violent torture films and photos of hundreds of real children being brutalized by animals in horrific scenes. There is no way the FBI, CIA, Interpol and all other policing agencies do not know about this, which is readily accessible.
Labels: government, homosexual, military
11:24 AM - Self Reliance Becoming a Crime in America
People need to understand that there is no such as private property in America, except for the super rich. Just try not paying the yearly extortion fee to remain on it even if it's fully paid for.
Regulated out of Existence: Off-Gridders Forced back on the Grid, Camping on own land Illegal
It's something we've reported on many times in the past – government agencies trying to regulate Off-Grid living out of existence. Throughout the country, local zoning officials have made it impossible for people to go off the grid, in many cases even threatening them with jail time for not hooking into local utilities.
Because of zoning laws that target the off-grid lifestyle, many off-gridders have moved to areas in the Southwestern United States to escape overzealous zoning officials. But this week, off- gridders were dealt another blow in an area of the country that has become a magnet for people looking to live a more self-reliant lifestyle.
September 27, 2015
2:23 PM - Amazing, Alarming, and Awful Apostasy
This sermon was probably first delivered 40 or more years ago. Apostasy in the church has now advanced so far that most professing Christians have become victims to such a large degree they can't even recognize that fact. This really does bring out the awful truth of Matthew 7:21-23
Amazing, Alarming, and Awful Apostasy
(Jude 1—4) The apostasy is coming — blatant immorality, rejection of God's Word, and denial of Christ as our Lord. In this message Dr. McGee details the apostasy in the twentieth century.
with J. Vernon McGee
Also available as pdf download.
Labels: apostasy, churches
9:08 AM - The Rapture and the Revelation
Within the end times study (Eschatology), there are two topics that have divided the church like no other, and that is the Rapture and the Revelation.
by Pete Garcia
Ever wonder why prophecy is contained in the Bible? Why does it make up approximately 1/3 of our Holy Scripture? Why did God even bother telling us things ahead of time before they happened? Why is the church so divided on the one topic that is seemingly only meant for the purpose of giving us hope? The answer to all these questions, depends I suppose on who you ask.
Some believe everything prophetic has already happened. Some believe that it is the Church's mandate to bring the Kingdom to the earth. Others believe that the Church must go through part, or all of the seven year Tribulation. Still others, do not see the Church entering into that time at all. As the old saying goes, although we can all be wrong, we can't all be right. Knowing the razor sharp, prophetic accuracy thus far contained in our Bible, we know it isn't wrong…so who is right?
In man's short history on this blue, round ball, mankind has accomplished many wonderful and terrible things. Everything from unlocking the code to DNA, to creating the Atom Bomb…there is no doubt that if man puts his mind to it, there isn't anything he can't do. (Gen. 11:6) There is one exception to this though, and that is being able to see into the future. God alone, reserves that right unto Himself. He says…
Remember the former things of old,
For I am God, and there is no other;
I am God, and there is none like Me,
Declaring the end from the beginning,
And from ancient times things that are not yet done,
Saying, ‘My counsel shall stand,
And I will do all My pleasure,'
So the answer to the former question, of why God tells us things ahead of time, is because He wants us to be assured, that the future, our future, is securely in His hands. In other words, it was meant as a means to comfort us, and to reassure us that no matter how bleak things may look in the here and now, the future of the believer is glorious beyond understanding. And for this very reason, Satan hates Bible Prophecy because it foretells what the future has in store for him.
Knowing that, and knowing that he knows what is actually destined to happen, he has used his ability to pervert and contort the scriptures, to rob Christians of the joy of fellowship, unity, and hope, by twisting Bible prophecy from what it was meant to be (our blessed hope) into something it is not…hopeless division.
Labels: bible study, prophecy, rapture
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