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Rev 13: Beast Out of the Earth

The second beast even goes so far as to direct people on the earth to make some sort of image (statue or something), that represents the first beast. Obviously, the world does this because the second beast then was given power (by Satan most likely, or God allows it because in the end, He will be glorified), to “give breath” to that image the world created. This image will become very lifelike (again, by supernatural empowerment, not digital trickery), and cement the reality of his and the first beast’s power. Because of these things, people will flock after the second beast and trip over themselves to worship the first beast.

Continue Reading January 10, 2023 at 1:19 PM Leave a comment

Catastrophic Contagion Next?

We are experiencing a huge uptick in “sudden deaths” all over the world, children as young as 6 (and in some cases, even younger), to twenty-something year-olds and middle aged people. These include athletes and others generally in good to excellent health. They’re dropping like flies and the government-appointed experts ignore all the deaths or shill journalists write articles on how too much exercise, particles in the air, too much laughter and more can now cause heart attacks. Yet these things have never been a problem before this. What changed? Must be the “climate.”

Continue Reading December 16, 2022 at 12:27 PM 3 comments

Out of the Heart…

The phrase “fear not” appears more than once in Scripture. Depending upon the translation used will determine the number of times, as the KJV uses the phrase “fear not” 74 times, while the NASB uses the phrase four times, etc. In the end, it doesn’t really matter how many times it is stated in Scripture. If God had only stated it once in the entire Bible, that would have been authoritative enough.

Continue Reading November 25, 2022 at 1:24 PM

Artificially Constructed

Jesus specifically warned that deceivers would come. Paul echoed that sentiment as did Peter, John and other New Testament writers. It’s a very important subject and one that needs our constant attention, yet we often ignore the possibility that we can be deceived. All of this growing deception will ultimately lead to the entrance and acceptance of the coming man of sin or Antichrist; that one final satanically-infused individual who will lead much of the world astray and that’s what Jesus’ main point to His disciples was all about. That is why He warned them to “take heed” or “be totally alert” and even to watch for it to happen. Be aware that it will happen so be on guard. Are preparations in the works now?

Continue Reading October 18, 2022 at 1:00 PM 4 comments

Micromanaging Mayberry

There are numerous dictators highlighted in Scripture that evidence so much evil, corruption and a desire to control that they stand out as types for the coming Antichrist. One such individual is Antiochus Epiphanes IV. We actually read about this unnamed historical figure several places in the book of Daniel, but it is far more pronounced in Daniel 11:1-35. Here, Antiochus Ephiphanes didn’t seem to care about money, but gathered it for use as a tool. He’d bribe people with it and got folks to do his bidding. Beyond this, he could flatter the clothes off your back with his words and demeanor. He had a habit of coming alongside of someone, taking them into his confidence and making them feel extremely important and needed. Once he had gained their respect and admiration, he thought nothing of throwing them under the bus.

Continue Reading September 21, 2022 at 11:15 AM 4 comments

Don’t Forget the IF…

It seems clear enough as far as God is concerned, that the Israelites did things outwardly to appear holy and righteous while they actually called into contempt man and God. They fasted, but they completely ignored the heavy burdens that some Israelites were carrying. Some Israelites were forced to beg and no other Israelites would come to their aid, ignoring them.

Continue Reading August 17, 2022 at 1:16 PM 3 comments

Is America Under Judgment?

What should also be noted is that Jones’ message is comforting for the believer. For those who faithfully seek Him, He rewards with blessing after blessing even in difficult times. It’s something that we should be staunchly aware of because our active, ongoing relationship with God in Christ matters in many ways. We grow to spiritual maturity, God uses us to spread His Word and comfort to those who are frail in faith. This cannot happen if we are preoccupied with our own affairs, worry, doubt, and frustration about what we see in society.

Continue Reading July 28, 2022 at 1:22 PM 8 comments

Trust the Lord and Do Good

So what is the antidote for authentic Christians as we increasingly find ourselves dealing with people who have reprobate minds? There is really only one antidote and it is found in Scripture. In fact, it is found throughout Scripture.

Continue Reading July 26, 2022 at 3:29 PM 3 comments

Above All…Mockers Will Come

Peter is emphasizing to his readers that, while there are numerous signs indicating the last days are upon the earth, one in particular will stand out. That is the number and vehemence of people who mock the idea that Jesus will return. Many will do their best to show their contempt for Jesus (and believers), by ridiculing or mocking the fact that Jesus will return to this earth in victory and judgment.

Continue Reading July 14, 2022 at 12:59 PM 1 comment

Reprobate Minds

There are two main definitions for the noun reprobate. They are, a depraved, unprincipled, or wicked person and, a person rejected by God and beyond hope of salvation. The first definition applies to the person from the way God sees them. There are people in this world who are extremely depraved, unprincipled and wicked. Because of that, they wreak havoc on other people in their sphere of influence. The more powerful the person is, the greater the damage done to others. These reprobate people have no shame and the whole of their life is lived with them squarely at the center. Everything they do they do for themselves, for their own betterment. In many ways, these people can easily become sociopaths or even psychopaths because they not only do not care how their efforts negatively impact others, but they can also arrive to a point where they begin to have a god-like attitude about themselves and thoroughly begin to enjoy what they do to others.

Continue Reading June 28, 2022 at 3:59 PM 5 comments

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