Brothers and sisters in Christ…
The leaders of our Nation have rejected Your reproof and have rejected Your counsel continually throughout the years. Though You showed mercy to the wicked…even so, they still did not learn righteousness. Even in a land of uprightness, they keep on doing more and more evil, and regarded not the Majesty of the Lord. [Isa 26:10] They thought their own wisdom, knowledge, and understanding was superior to Yours; they thought they were so wise in their own eyes.
And so now in Your most severe judgment: “Quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat! Those whom God is determined to destroy, He first infatuates.” You have stricken the minds of our Nation’s leaders with idiocy, so that professing to be wise, they have become fools…utter morons. You have caused their thinking to become utterly confused, so that they actually believe they are acting in wisdom while they are in reality literally destroying the Nation. You have caused the Nation’s leaders to engage in self-destruction; we are destroying our own selves…just as You caused the Midianites to fight against and kill one another before Gideon. We are now watching it unfold as it plays out day after day before our very eyes! The Lord will cause you to lose your mind in idiocy, and strike you with wild and helpless fear and panic; He will make you become blind and cause your minds and hearts to be confused. For My decision and determination and right it is to gather the nations together, to assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them My indignation, even all the heat of My fierce anger; for in that day all the Earth shall be consumed with the fire of My jealous anger! [Deut 28:28; Zeph 3:8]
I, and I alone, am God; there is no God besides Me. I put to death and I bring to life, I wound and I heal, and no one can deliver out of My hand. As surely as I am the Living God, I raise My hand to Heaven and I vow: when I sharpen My flashing sword and begin to carry out justice, I will take vengeance on My adversaries and repay those who reject Me. My arrows will drip with their blood, and My sword shall devour their flesh…the blood of both the slain and the captives, the heads of the enemy leaders. So do not pray for this nation [this people] nor offer any plea or petition for them; do not plead with Me, for I will not listen to you. [Deut 32:39-42; Jer 7:16]
Following is a powerful message from the pulpit…1st part of a new weekly 10 sermon series by Dr. David Jeremiah…proving that we are currently living in the End Times prophesied in Scripture. I will be posting all the messages in this series as they are presented. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND watching these video presentations.
Sunday 9/19: Socialism…A Cultural Prophesy: Dr. David Jeremiah.
The Bible warns there will be the Anti-christ…a man who proclaims to be God…who will unite the world in a one world government, with a one world financial system, and establish a one world religion.
While we cannot predict “the day or the hour,” when you put all these components together, it’s starting to look even now a lot like the beginnings of the End Times. He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead as a visible badge to show their allegiance to their infernal lord, so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark, which is the name of the Beast or the number of his name! [Revelation 13:16-17]
- The vaccine mandate with its “VACCINE PASSPORT,” without which you won’t be able to buy or sell…your kids won’t be able to attend school, you will not be allowed to go to work, or go into any store or facility open to the public, or travel anywhere, or attend any sporting events or live entertainment, or to enter movie theaters, or do anything…is the forerunner of, and preparation for, the mark of the Beast.
- The GLOBAL RESET with its one world government and one world financial system…now being ushered in through the on-going destruction of the Constitutional Republic of America which stood in the way of the principles and dictates of the Anti-christ…is the preparation of the way for the coming rule and reign of the Anti-christ.
1] Global Reset: Preparation of the Way For the Anti-christ
Presentation: Dr. Mercola: Following are excerpts from a Presentation I strongly urge you to read and save for future reference. It puts into crystal clear perspective what is really happening with this COVID-19 “Plandemic.” There is a link at the end where you can view the entire presentation, and download in PDF format.
Dr. Peter Breggin: COVID-19 and the Global Predators: The Nefarious Plan to Destroy Western Civilization.
Look at the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, especially the Bill of Rights. That’s our legacy. We are throwing it away. We were doing nothing to protect it, probably since the Civil War. This is the biggest threat to freedom in America. And it’s much bigger than the Civil War. It’s a war against all of Western democracy.” It can no longer be denied…we are in the middle of the biggest, most effective propaganda war in the history of the world, designed to make us helpless, obedient and docile. The end goal is to create a TOTALITARIAN WORLD REGIME.
- The Chinese have been sinking their teeth into us [America] for a long time, because we are the seat of liberty in this world. So, it all begins to make sense. The forces are most locked against those of us who are now free, and they’re aiming to destroy us. This is terrifying, but it shouldn’t make you helpless. It should rouse you to look with reason at what is happening in the world.”
- In 2015, a scientific paper assured that gain-of-function researchers had the means to create a pandemic. This research was funded by the NIAID and carried out by two top Chinese researchers at the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) and, according to Dr. Breggin, all scientists in China work on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). “It’s called military/civil fusion,” Breggin says. “They all work together…that’s the nature of the totalitarian state.”
- “So here we have China and America making what are essentially biological weapons, the excuse being, ‘We’re going to make vaccines.’ But…the vaccines aren’t going to work and they know it, because the coronavirus mutates all the time. So, if you make a vaccine for the Chinese virus, it’s not going to last long because it’ll just help force these mutations to come out, because by suppressing a strain of a virus, then one of the many others that are floating around will take its place”
- There’s no doubt anymore that we are in the middle of the biggest, most effective propaganda war in the history of the world. Nothing even comes close. As a result, a mass psychosis has developed, where many normally rational people have completely lost their capacity to reason. You can show them reams of solid indisputable information, and they’ll simply refuse to believe any of it. What’s at the heart of this mass psychosis? We have to understand the mechanisms for this manipulation; it’s a subtle reign of terror. We’re looking at a revolution against us that wants to make us feel helpless like children.
- How does it make sense that they’re absolutely ignoring the fact that, in America, we now have over 15,000 reports of deaths from the COVID “vaccine” and no one is even investigating it? No one’s doing anything about it. In the years before this, if a vaccine had more than 20 or 30 deaths, and certainly over 100, it would have been considered a catastrophe. Now we have a vaccine that has more deaths than all the other vaccines added together over the past 3 decades. How can we ignore that?
- On the other hand, we are being given all these huge falsely inflated numbers of deaths from COVID-19. So, we’re looking at this situation and asking, is that crazy? “Well, no, it makes perfect sense. If you’re trying to intimidate and overwhelm a population, you exaggerate the danger. You take a flu-like illness that is safer than the flu in terms of how it spares children and young adults and attacks people my age [the writer is 85]. It’s killing people who are already past their predicted lifespan. So, you take this relatively benign epidemic and make it into a horror show by exaggerating everything.”
- What’s the Goal?
The question that must be asked and answered is: What is the goal? We can determine the goal by looking at what we know. We know:
*Health leaders are ignoring COVID jab injuries and deaths;
*They do not want anyone to use early treatment. They’ve done everything in their power to dismiss and vilify any and all potential treatments, from vitamin D to hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin;
*Western countries that have been icons of freedom and liberty are the ones being hit the hardest by the pandemic and put under the harshest countermeasures;
*The risk of dying from COVID-19 is less than 0.5% for all but the very old who have multiple co-morbidities;
*Vaccine makers have no financial liability for vaccine injuries and deaths;
*Government started out enticing people to get the experimental shot using a variety of bribes, then moved on to forcing the shots using threats such as loss of employment, higher health insurance rates, loss of travel privileges, loss of right to health care in general, and more;
*The PCR test cannot be used to diagnose COVID-19; both the FDA and the CDC have recalled a number of tests due to their inaccuracy.
What do these facts, taken together, tell us? What are “the powers that be” getting out of this? Breggin explains: “The spike protein is the spearhead of an assault on humanity. That has nothing to do with COVID-19 whatsoever, but is planned through a COVID-19 “Plandemic” in order to vastly increase the wealth of numerous institutions and individuals…many of them unfortunately originating from America, who are working in collaboration with the Chinese Communist Party to increase this vast exploitation of the world.
- The Decade of Vaccines
In 2010, Bill Gates announced “the decade of vaccines.” A partner in that declaration was Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), as well as a number of other globalists, including the United Nations. A decade later, we have COVID-19. Is that a coincidence? People don’t realize that, but Fauci had to know he was funding a potential pandemic virus. In fact, in the last few days, it’s come out from his emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request that he actually gave them instructions for how to combine several SARS-Cov-type virus systems to make an actual source code.
- Bill Gates’ Pandemic Business Plan
So, Bill Gates, in 2016, creates a “business plan.” I don’t know how I ever found this one. I think it was God just pulling the strings of my fingers, but I pulled out of Klaus Schwab’s website Bill Gates’ business plan for the world for the next pandemic. That business plan…created in 2016…lays out everything that’s actually in reality happening to us right now. In that 2016 document linked [in the article], “CEPI Preliminary Business Plan 2017-2021,” it is stated that the drug industry will incur no expenses during the coming plandemic. All expenses, including indirect costs, will be covered. Yet another document describes the enormous profits expected. Gates’ business plan also describes the creation of what eventually became “Operation Warp Speed.”
- So, just what are they working toward? In videos dating back to 2017, Gates discusses the development of RNA vaccines. Fast-forward to 2020, and mRNA injections were the immediate choice for the fast-tracked COVID shots. And, as detailed in Gates’ business plan, Pfizer and Moderna were both given billions of dollars from the U.S. federal government through BARDA and the NIH/NIAID. This, despite the fact that NO mRNA injection has EVER made it to market before this, and the fact that NO coronavirus vaccine has EVER made it to market in the 20 years they’ve been working on it. For some reason, coronavirus vaccines routinely cause severe illness and increased lethality when exposed to the wild virus, a phenomenon known as antibody dependent enhancement (ADE). Independent researchers, in a 2020 paper, warned that all of the COVID vaccines, not just the mRNA and the DNA shots but also those using killed viruses, are too dangerous to even try on humans.
- They knew all of this; there are no surprises to them. They knew what they were doing. But don’t get scared. Get angry, but don’t get demoralized. They want that. You know, there’s a whole school of public health that talks about how to intimidate and engender fear to get people to do what you want. It’s called “fear appeal.” So, it’s systematic, and public health people have always been totalitarian in nature. It’s all about public health people telling the communities what they must do come the next public health threat. They don’t say preserve the Bill of Rights. They don’t say, ‘make sure we check this out in the courts or a body supervising us for our ethics to protect the folks.’” It never even enters their minds.
- Who Are the Predators?
In short, the evidence points to the COVID-19 pandemic…with all the senseless and irrational decisions made in its name…being a scheme to enrich certain individuals, companies and organizations at the expense of everyone else. It was always about finding a way to get rich and powerful.
- Recognize the Abuse, Then Stand Up Against It
So, how can we break the mass psychosis spell that so many are currently under, which makes them unable to see reality and understand that complying with the globalist predators will result in their own ruin? In the grief now built into all of us is that potential for feeling very helpless. We can become in moments like little children again. When we start feeling guilt or shame or anxiety or overwhelmingly afraid, we can easily become helpless. And that’s basically what’s going on. I think it’s fine to call it a psychosis, but I prefer to call it an overwhelming helplessness that overcomes the nation.
WE ARE BEING OPPRESSED BY EVIL PEOPLE. Nothing is by chance. We might as well be children being tormented. We have to say to each other, ‘NO MORE! No more helplessness, no more lamenting, no more complaining, no more saying What’s happening to us?
It’s very clear what’s happening to us. It’s not crazy. It’s intentional and purposeful and we must stand up to it. We must understand and not allow ourselves to be abused and rendered out again. We need to get involved together and make the terrifying decision to take on the premeditated COVID-19 assault against humanity, and join many other people fighting for America’s freedom. It is a scary choice, but once we do, we start meeting tons of people who have also been moved to action. And instead of feeling sorry for ourselves, think to yourself, ‘God put us in a place where we can make one of the hugest differences, or we can have egregious effects imposed upon us beyond anything we ever imagined.’ We need to know that there is a war against us; they have launched a stealth war against us. So be proud of our National heritage; be an American, be a patriot. Stand up for liberty. That’s the message. https://www.dropbox.com/s/plux1t33um2o9to/9-19-covid-19-global-predators-pdf-9-19.pdf?dl=0
2] Brace yourself…because I have warned many times that If what is presented in this video clip https://drcharlieward.com/urgent-stop-vaccinations-now/ is true, we are going to see MANY, MANY, MANY, vaccinated people suddenly coming down with this coronavirus….AND WE ARE! Well, brethren…what has been foretold in warning in this video clip is even now coming to pass! If you take this vaccine, you will have irreversibly destroyed your natural immune system against the covid virus. These specific antibodies, the ones produced by the vaccines, are permanent…there is no off-switch. They are there forever within the bodies of the vaccinated. You will have no immunity whatsoever against ANY and EVERY Covid variant…like the Delta or Omicron variant. Worse yet…your body will become a “gain of function laboratory” for the virus, and it will continually mutate through you and everyone who has been vaccinated into ever more deadly mutations…to the point where there will be no stopping this virus.
Whatever you do…don’t let the Marxist Biden Administration FORCE YOU TO TAKE THIS “VACCINE. AVOID IT LIKE THE PLAGUE! The reality is…the quality of your life, and the quality of the lives of your children, are dependent on NOT taking this dangerous mRNA drug.
3] Destruction of America
There were 5 chilling prophetic dreams posted by Pastor Dana Cornerstone that portrayed the utter destruction of America. I have been writing about this nearly every day for 18 months already, and so the dreams are not really prophesy, they are a confirmation of the Holy Spirit of what is already taking place!
I am going to post one dream each day for the next 5 days; following is the 4th & 5th one [two in the one dream]. I urge you to watch them and consider them in light of how events have unfolded even to this very hour.
- Data Dream: Fried circuits in cities crashing; clouds of smoke…like smoke signals. Then continuing on East to Philadelphia,
[4th] under the Liberty bell, and then an explosion. The Liberty Bell cracked in half, the 2 pieces laying on the rounded side on the ground. The intense heat began melting them; they could never be put back together again.
[5th] Circuits reach Capitol Bldg., explode; Capitol Bldg cracked in half. Figure in white [Holy Spirit] standing at podium where Presidents give State of Union address emphatically states: “A house divided against itself SHALL NOT STAND.” Then He walks to rear exit door, and flips the entire panel of light switches, one by one, until all the lights were out. https://youtu.be/ydpIwdhnucQ
Lord God Almighty, when Your judgments come upon the Earth…as they are even now…the people of the world learn righteousness. Though God shows grace to the wicked, even so, they still do not learn righteousness; even in a land of uprightness they continue going on doing evil, and regard not the Majesty of the Lord. [Luke 21:26; Isa 26:10]
But if the watchman sees the danger coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people, and the sword comes and takes the life of even one of them, that one will be taken away because of his sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for his blood. [Ezek 33:6] Lord God Almighty, as Your watchman I have been solemnly fulfilling the responsibility You have given me in sounding the alarm to warn Your people; there will be no blood on my hands.
Brothers and sisters in Christ…
I love my Country; I grew up here, and worked here, and enjoyed the freedoms we were given here. Even so…this Country is no longer the Country I grew up in. It has become something else…something totally different, something strange and foreign to me. We are a Nation no longer under the rule and Authority of God, and as a result so horribly transformed from what our Founding Fathers envisioned and birthed. Once a great and respected Christian Nation, God has made us the laughingstock of the world. This is what the Sovereign Lord said to Moses concerning the Israelites, and our Nation’s founding fathers warned it would apply to America as well: If you disobey the Lord your God and do not faithfully keep all His commands and laws that I am giving you today, all these curses will come upon you and overtake you in accordance with God’s solemn resolve to punish you as you deserve for disobeying Him.
Cursed shall you be in the city and
cursed shall you be in the field.
Cursed shall you be when you come in and
cursed shall you be when you go out.
The Lord will send upon you curses…calamitous events such as fires, floods, earthquakes, or pestilence that happen suddenly with a huge loss of life.
He will bring confusion and rebuke in everything you put your hand to, until you are destroyed and come to sudden ruin because of the evil you have done in forsaking Him. [Deut 15-16, 19-20]
Presented below is what it looks like…utter chaos…when God has determined by His Own Divine Decree to destroy a Nation, as He has America. Here is what a Fascist Totalitarian Dictatorship looks like as it continues to unilaterally shut down, trample over, and shred our every constitutional right that stands in its way.
Make no mistake about it…God Himself has Personally judged our Nation with utter destruction, by His Own Divine Decree. Man did not do this; God didn’t just allow this to happen, He determined it to happen. Just as He did not allow Sodom and Gomorrah to be destroyed, or allow the world to be destroyed by a Great Flood…He Personally caused it.
We are plunging into a deep and very dark abyss in American history, at warp speed! A new Democrat reign of terror is upon us, utterly obliterating our Constitutional Republic, free speech, free press, political playing field, and our personal liberty! We need to be fully aware of what is taking place in our Nation in order to know how to be prepared as ministers of the Lord during these End Times.
God has determined by Divine decree that our Nation will be destroyed. “Quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat! Those whom God is determined to destroy, He first infatuates.” God has Personally stricken the minds of our Nation’s leaders with idiocy, so that professing to be wise, they have become fools…utter morons! [Rom 1:22] He has caused their thinking to become utterly confused…just as He had warned…so that they actually believe they are acting in wisdom while they are in reality literally destroying the Nation! You see it unfolding before your very eyes every day! The Lord will cause you to lose your mind in idiocy, and strike you with wild and helpless fear and panic; He will make you become blind and cause your minds and hearts to be confused. [Deut 28:28]
Destruction of America
- Brethren…you need to watch this Pastor Dana prophetic dream concerning ominous events that will take place during December, and January. We see all of these things being foreshadowed even now in our everyday news…
Baltic Dry Index dead…no movement of goods, no global trade; ships anchored in ports, nothing moving at sea;
people standing for hours on long food lines;
Nationwide power outages;
people being housed in shelters;
market crashes and yields lost;
Great sadness throughout the land; people seemed very dazed and very confused;
Depression as a creature, choking people, pushing them down;
God’s holy remnant shining like little beacons of light and hope in neighborhoods throughout the Nation:
- Perhaps God is now forewarning of something worse yet to come, even Nationwide…a cyber attack shutting down our electric grid, or severe food shortages resulting from cargo ships stranded unloaded in our harbors…I don’t know; I can’t answer that. Even so…This is where I continue to stand. I don’t know why God has been exhorting me to continually warn the brethren to be prepared with a supply of food and necessities…but I am not giving up my own provisions at this point in time. I am holding on, and I will wait and see what takes place.
And so I continue to encourage you…Make provision for the physical sustenance of your family and yourself [refer to
A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep on going, and suffer for it. [Proverbs 22:3]
The Lord always warns His holy remnant beforehand, so that they will always be prepared and never taken by surprise like the unbelievers and the lukewarm. Make provision for yourself and your family materially, spiritually, and emotionally NOW for what the Lord is warning will take place so as to not be overwhelmed by a severe scarcity of goods, and thereby spiral into debilitating emotional depression!
You need to be prepared and available as a minister of the Lord to a dying world: Do everything without complaining or arguing, so that you may become blameless and pure, children of God without fault in a crooked and depraved generation, in which you shine like stars in the universe as you hold out the Word of life. [Phil 2:14-16] We have been raised up by the Lord for such a time as this!
- News article: Todd Starnes: Brace for Major Shortages at Grocery Store. Hundreds of my listeners have sent me photos of empty shelves at grocery stores and big box stores. STOCK UP NOW, FOLKS.
Destruction of America: Preparation of the Way For the Anti-christ
- Brethren…You need to watch this Video clip: This is what communism looks like in Marxist America: Todd Starnes: NYC GESTAPO VAX POLICE: A small child…a 9 year old…was arrested and taken into police custody, and carted off in a police van after she, and a number of adults, allegedly refused to show their vaccine papers at the Museum of Natural History in New York City, the Jewish Voice reported. EXACTLY like Hitler’s Nazi Germany. “You are traumatizing a little child,” protesters told the NYPD. “This is child abuse!”
NYPD arrested a 9 year old child in NYC because she didn’t have a vax card in a museum. We are destroying lives. This has to stop!
There’s no word on what happened to the child or her mother, who was reportedly also arrested. https://www.toddstarnes.com/crime/nyc-vax-police-why-was-this-child-taken-into-custody/?fbclid=IwAR2W3kV4i_HusuItwmCE0xxVJNGpdgbDURiPDwLyk2itY5CiQPglYNneZ9k
- News article: Todd Starnes: Unmasked Germantown Students Punished; Parents Enraged. Parents lit up the phones on The Mighty 990 radio station reporting that unmasked children in a Memphis suburb were sent to in-school suspension for not wearing masks. A group of outraged parents are speaking out over Germantown Municipal School District’s treatment of their unmasked children.
- Criminal child abuse. News article: A Pennsylvania teacher is under fire after she taped a face mask to a child’s face. It happened in the North Penn School District at Pennfield Middle School. Parents shared their outrage at a Thursday night school board meeting.
- News article: British Student Breaks Down, Says Mandates ‘Literally Ruined Our Lives.’ A British commentator who is a student broke down on air discussing the harms of the lockdowns and mandates. She described educators yelling at students about masks instead of teaching them the material.
“The damage that they have done to my generation has been unbelievable…to the rest of our lives…our education,” Corcoran explained. “I sat there in August and literally watched my future crumble in front of my eyes.” Then she broke down in tears. “This makes me so angry,” Corcoran said. “They literally ruined our lives and nobody spoke about it at all.”
- News article: People Rally to Support DC Restaurant Fined for Defying Mayor’s Mask Mandate. A Washington, D.C. restaurant said it was fined $1,000 this week for not wearing masks, but many in the community are rallying to help keep them open. Big Board said it would NOT comply with Mayor Muriel Bowser’s order she issued over the weekend requiring people to show proof of a vaccine card to enter certain establishments. As a result, they were fined $1,000, but will get a $2,000 fine for any additional strikes, the Washingtonian reports. Beyond that, the restaurant will have to go before the DC liquor board to see if their license is suspended or revoked.
- This is what Fascist America looks like…just like Hitler’s Nazi Germany. News article: American Airlines international flight was forced to turn around after passenger refuses to comply with the federal mask requirement. The flight was headed from Miami International Airport to London Heathrow Airport
But if the watchman sees the danger coming and does not blow the trumpet to warn the people, and the sword comes and takes the life of even one of them, that one will be taken away because of his sin, but I will hold the watchman accountable for his blood. [Ezek 33:6] Lord God Almighty, as Your watchman I have been solemnly fulfilling the responsibility You have given me in sounding the alarm to warn Your people; there will be no blood on my hands.
Beloved…I still hold to these words of warning from the Holy Spirit: “Brace yourself, and tell others that I have warned them to brace themselves, for they are about to see even more shocking things. Ready or not, Nation, here it comes! Brace yourself on My Word and on My promises, and do not rely on your own strength. Do not stop bracing yourselves, and don’t look back; the storm will not pass until I, the Lord, stop the storm! Those who refuse to get ready will be wanting in the end.”
[Ezekiel 14:12-23: excerpts from Matthew Henry’s Commentary] National sins bring National judgments. When virtue is ruined and laid waste every thing else will soon be ruined and laid waste too:
When the land sins against Me,
when vice and wickedness become epidemical,
when the land sins by trespassing grievously,
when the sinners have become very numerous and their sins very heinous,
when gross impieties and immoralities universally prevail [as has long since been the case now in our own Nation; we have way out-sinned Sodom and Gomorrah],
then will I stretch forth My hand upon it, for the punishment of it. The Divine Power shall be vigorously and openly exerted; the judgments shall be extended and stretched forth to all the corners of the land, to all the concerns and interests of the nation. Grievous sins bring grievous plagues.
God has a variety of sore judgments wherewith to punish sinful nations, and He has them all at command and inflicts which He pleases. Pestilence, a dreadful disease, which has sometimes depopulated cities…by it God pours out His fury in blood (that is, in death); the pestilence kills as effectually as if the blood were shed by the sword, for it is poisoned by the disease, the sickness we call it. See how miserable the case of mankind is that lies thus exposed to deaths in various shapes. See how dangerous the case of sinners is against whom God has so many ways of fighting, so that, though they escape one judgment, God has another waiting for them.
Even so, in the places that are most corrupt, and in the ages that are most degenerate, there is a remnant which God reserves to Himself, and which still hold fast their integrity and stand fair for the honour of delivering the land, as the innocent are said to do [Job 22:30] However, when the sin of a people has come to its height, and the Divine decree has gone forth for their ruin, the piety and prayers of the best men shall not prevail with God to end the controversy. We are encouraged, though, to keep our own integrity in times of common apostasy, that, if we do so, we shall be hidden in the day of the Lord’s anger.
Son of man, when a land sins against Me by committing a trespass, and I stretch out My hand against it and break its staff of bread and send famine upon it and cut off from it man and beast…or suppose I were to pour out my fury by sending a plague into the land, and the disease killed people and animals alike. As surely as I live, says the Sovereign Lord, even if Noah, Daniel, and Job were there, they wouldn’t be able to save their own sons or daughters! They alone would be saved by their own righteousness. When My judgments come upon the Earth…when I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or when I command locusts to devour the land [as happened last year in Kenya] or when I send a plague among my people [as is happening even now worldwide]…the people of the world learn righteousness. [Ezek 14:13, 19, 20; Isa 26:10]
Beloved…I am the One Who comforts you. Why should you fear mere mortal man, who soon withers like the grass and disappears? Have you forgotten the Lord your Maker, Who stretched out the heavens and their starry hosts, and laid the foundations of the Earth? Why should you live in constant terror because of the wrath of those who oppress you, who have set out to destroy you? Their fury can no longer touch you! [Ps 17:7-8; Isa 51:12-13]
Beloved…you are My Own dear child…a child of the Most High God…and have overcome the agents of evil in this world, because the Holy Spirit Who abides in you is infinitely more powerful than the devil, who is at work in the world. Every child born of God continually overcomes the world. Beloved…faith is the power that overcomes and conquers the world! [Father God…1 John 4:4; 5:4]
Lord God Almighty…Who was there when You formed the seas and all that is in them, and set their boundaries that they might not transgress it? [Neh 9:6; Ps 74:13-17]
Whoever, O Lord, was Your instructor, that You should acquire knowledge from him? Who ever were Your counselors, that You should learn wisdom and understanding from them? [Isa 40:13-14]
Friends, brothers and sisters…
There is one absolutely necessary preparation for every living soul on the face of this Earth, for the soon coming and imminent return of Jesus Christ…the one preparation that will irrevocably determine in which neighborhood you will spend all eternity, whether in Heaven or in Hell. You must be a born-again child of God. I tell you the truth, unless you are born again, you cannot be in God’s Kingdom. I tell you the truth, no one can ever enter the Kingdom of God unless you are born of water and the Spirit. Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit. You should not be surprised at My saying you must be born again. [Jesus…John 3:3-7]
If you have never been born again,
or you are not sure whether you have been born again,
or you have been living your life as a lukewarm Christian and would now like to recommit your life and enter into a deep and intimate relationship with Christ Jesus in preparation for the soon coming marriage supper of the Lamb…
then I counsel you to get alone with God, read the solemn marriage vows you must make to become the bride of Christ and thereby be born-again, [https://preservechristianfamily.org/2019/01/21/bride-of-christ/], and with sincerity of heart from within the depths of your being, acknowledge before God, “I DO.”
He walks with me and He talks with me:
Revelation 13:1-18 [NIV; amplification in italics]
And the Dragon stood on the shore of the sea. And I saw a beast coming out of the sea…the symbolic representation of the very person of the Antichrist himself, as well as the embodiment of all antichrists throughout all ages and in all places who were his forerunners! He had ten horns and seven heads, with ten crowns on his horns…the symbolic representation of the sum total of this world’s political sovereignty and dominion throughout all ages and in all places, now in its final consummation…and on each head a blasphemous name exalting himself above all that is called God, or that is worshiped. The Beast I saw resembled a leopard, but had feet like those of a bear and a mouth like that of a lion. The Dragon gave the Beast his power and his throne and great authority, to be his fleshly agent through whom he could act out his murderous will of blasphemies, deceits, and bloody spite. One of the heads of the Beast seemed to have had a fatal wound, but the fatal wound had been healed so that, though once dead, he enters again upon all the activities of life the same as if he never had been killed. Thus it is that this Beast is a man who once was living, who was fatally wounded, whose place was in the Abyss of lost souls, and who is now empowered by Satan to come forth out of the Abyss as a supernatural personage endowed with all the energy and supernatural powers of Satan himself, along with convincing evidences of his real prior identity. And though having been slain, he returns again to take the lead in the activities and administrations upon Earth, the chosen leader of all the sovereign powers of the Earth, given power and authority by them to act as the one sole Arch Regent of their time. The whole world was astonished by this…amazed at his regal appearance, and his wonderful array of every one of the most desirable human qualities, and his superhuman power…and followed the Beast, admiring him, delighting in him, and paying homage to him. He will be the idol of the world; all kings will gladly yield him their thrones, and give their dominion to him…such will be the splendor, and wisdom, and miraculous greatness of his teachings and his deeds. He is the anti-christ…Satan’s counterfeit to the Christ…the consummate antagonist and supplanter of everything Divine, who will perform great signs and miracles to deceive even the elect, if that were possible. Men worshiped the Dragon because he had given such authority to the Beast, and they also worshiped and adored the Beast and asked, “Who is like the Beast? Who can make war against him?”
The Beast was given a mouth to utter proud words and blasphemies and to exercise his unparalleled authority for forty-two months. He opened his mouth to blaspheme God, and to slander His name, His dwelling place, and those raptured and glorified saints who now live in Heaven…the Woman’s royal seed whom the Dragon had attempted to devour but who were snatched up by God to Heaven. He is at once Anti-God, Anti-Christ, and Anti-Spirit, antagonizing each particular Person of the Blessed Trinity, trampling on Their claims, usurping Their honors, putting himself into Their place, and abolishing all worship and recognition of either. He was given power to make war against the saints…the remaining offspring of the Woman upon the Earth…and against God’s Two Witnesses, and to conquer them. And he was given authority over every tribe, people, language and nation. All inhabitants of the Earth will be compelled to worship the Beast; all whose names have not been written in the Book of Life belonging to the Lamb that was slain from the creation of the world will succumb to his ungodly decrees.
I forewarn you with the utmost urgency…he who has an ear, let him hear! If anyone is prepared to go into the self-imposed captivity of flight or exile to the mountains, the wilderness, the dens and caves of the Earth for the sake of his safety, into captivity he will indeed go. If anyone is to be killed with the sword because he dares to take up arms against the Beast, with the sword he will surely be killed.
This calls for unparalleled patient endurance and faithfulness on the part of the saints remaining upon the Earth, as under the Antichrist all true worshipers shall be tested, tried, and persecuted as never before in all the ages.
Then I saw another beast, coming out of the Earth…the symbolic representation of the very person of the False Prophet himself, as well as the embodiment of all false prophets throughout all ages and in all places who were his forerunners! He had two horns like a gentle lamb, the symbolic representation of the sum total of this world’s wisdom throughout all ages and in all places, crystallized now into its final consummation as the world’s ultimate great system of indisputable, absolute, truth. But he spoke like a dragon, making professions and claims of absolute dominion over the minds, souls, consciences, and heart’s of people, thereby usurping the place and prerogatives of the Holy Spirit. He exercised all the authority of the first Beast, on his behalf, as his witness, consociate, and prime minister. And he made the very Earth, and all its inhabitants as their absolute oracle and spiritual advisor, worship the first Beast, whose fatal wound had been healed, as the one only God. And, having Satanic supernatural powers along with the Beast, he performed great and miraculous signs, even causing fire to come down from Heaven to Earth in full view of men! Because of the signs he was given power to do on behalf of the first Beast, he deceived the inhabitants of the Earth, that they would believe the lie. He then ordered them to set up an image in honor of the Beast who was fatally wounded by the sword and yet lived…the very “abomination of desolation” spoken of by Daniel the prophet…to be located in Jerusalem in the very temple built for Yahweh! He was given power to give breath to the image of the first Beast, so that it could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed. He also forced everyone, small and great, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on his right hand or on his forehead as a visible badge to show their allegiance to their infernal lord, so that no one could buy or sell unless he had the mark. The mark of the Beast consisted of the two Greek characters that stand for the name of Christ, with a third, the figure of a crooked serpent, put between them (CHXS)…the very name of God’s Messiah transformed into a devil sacrament, which is the name of the Beast or the number of his name!
This calls for wisdom, so as to detect and discern the moral degradation and anti-Christian principles characterizing the spirit of the antichrist which lay people open to his power, and the subtle atheism and unfaith by which people are betrayed into his hands, already working so powerfully in so many deceptive forms about us. If anyone has insight, let him calculate the number of the Beast, for it is man’s number denoting evil in its greatest intensity and most disastrous manifestations. His number is 666.
Thus we have the full embodiment of all evil now revealed and operative on the Earth, manifested in an infernal trinity, the mimicry of eternal realities.
- First, is the unseen and hidden father, the Dragon, that old serpent, the Devil.
- The next is the seven-headed and ten-horned Beast from the sea, “the Son of Perdition,” begotten of the Devil, his Earthly manifestation, who dies, and revives again, and reappears on Earth after having been in the invisible world, as did Christ, and is awarded the power and throne of his father the Devil.
- And to this comes a third, the two-horned Beast from the Earth, who proceeds from the Dragon father and Dragon son, for his speech is the Dragon’s speech, and “he exercises all the authority of the first Beast in his presence,” carrying into living effect the Satanic will of both the father and the son.
Thus, we perceive three distinct personalities…the Devil, the Antichrist, and “The False Prophet;” and these three are one…one vital essence, one economy, and one administration. The Dragon sets up as the anti-God; the ten-horned Beast, his son, is the anti-Christ; and the two-horned Beast, proceeding from and operating in the interest of both, is the anti-Holy Spirit. And these three together are Hell’s trinity in unity, the Devil’s unity in trinity! [Revelation 13:1-18]
Following are several additional portions of Scripture dealing with the Mark of the Beast:
- Revelation 14:9-12
A third angel followed them…preaching and crying a most intense and solemn warning with all the power and eloquence of angels…and said in a loud voice: “If anyone worships the Beast and his image and receives his mark on the forehead or on the hand, he, too, will drink of the wine of God’s fury, which has been poured full strength into the cup of His wrath!He will be tormented with burning sulfur in the presence of the holy angels and of the Lamb! And the smoke of their torment rises for ever and ever! There is no rest day or night for those who worship the Beast and his image, or for anyone who receives the mark of his name!” This calls for patient endurance on the part of the saints who obey God’s commandments and remain faithful to Jesus, refusing to worship the Beast or to accept his mark upon themselves.
- Revelation 14:17-20
Another Angel came out of the Temple, the Temple in Heaven, this being the Angel of Yahweh Himself, and in His capacity as the Angel of the Temple…the Great High Priest…He too had a sharp sickle. Still another angel, who had charge of the altar-fire…that fire of Divine justice which ever burns against sin and sinners…came forth from the altar of Yahweh’s temple on the Earth, and he alsocalled in a loud voice to Him who had the sharp sickle, likewise crying out for vengeance against the Anti-christ as did the first angel from the temple, “Take Your sharp sickle and gather the clusters of grapes from the Earth’s vine, because its grapes of wickedness are ripe to the full for judgment.” The Angel swung His sickle on the Earth, gathered the vine of the Earth rooted in the Anti-christ that stands in opposition to the vine of Christ, laden with its grapes that are the children of wickedness, and threw them into the great winepress of God’s wrath. They were trampled in the winepress outside the now consecrated and Holy City Jerusalem, in the Valley of Megiddo… Armageddon. The kings of the Earth and of the whole world, and their armies, are utterly consumed…and a river of human blood flowed out of the press, rising as high as the horses’ bridles for a distance of 1,600 stadia (160 miles)! Thus was brought to a conclusion the great and terrible Day of the Lord, in which God fulfilled His intention to consume all opposition and to take vengeance upon the enemies and usurpers who occupy the Earth…a more detailed account of which is now to follow.
Brothers and sisters in Christ…
“Mystery Babylon” in the Book of Revelation is America [Rev 17:5], and the prophesy written by John is the utter destruction of America. We are the End Times Nation, the 7th and last of the great world powers throughout history that God has determined to utterly destroy. Six have already been destroyed: Greece, Persia, Babylon, Assyria, Egypt, and Rome. The destruction of America will now usher in the Great Tribulation and the Anti-christ. America has stood in the way of the Anti-christ, and now God, by His Own Divine Decree, has removed and destroyed our Nation…for obvious good reason…and to usher in the End Times of Biblical prophecy.
These things happened to them as examples and were written down as warnings for us, on whom the fulfillment of the ages has come. For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. [1 Cor 10:11; Rom 15:4] For the time has arrived for judgment, and it must begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the end of those who do not respect or believe or obey the Gospel of God? Since judgment begins with us, what terrible fate awaits those who have never obeyed God’s Good News! If the righteous are barely saved, what will happen to godless sinners? Behold, since the uncompromisingly righteous are rewarded on Earth, one can be certain that the wicked and the sinner will also receive what they deserve. [1 Peter 4:17-18; Prov 11:31]
See, I am beginning to bring disaster on the city that bears My Name; why, then, would you think you will escape punishment? You will not go unpunished, for I am calling down a sword upon all the inhabitants of the Earth, declares the Lord Almighty. Now prophesy all these words against them and say to them:
The Lord will roar from on high; He will thunder from His holy dwelling and roar mightily against His land. He will shout like those who tread the grapes, shout against all who live on the Earth. The tumult will resound to the ends of the Earth, for the Lord will bring charges against the nations; He will bring judgment on all mankind and put the wicked to the sword, declares the Lord. This is what the Lord Almighty says: Look! Disaster is spreading from nation to nation; a mighty storm is rising from the ends of the Earth. [Jer 25:29-32]
This is what the Most Holy, Most High, Triune God declares:
The Day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. The heavens will disappear with a roar; the elements will be destroyed by fire. Since everything on the Earth will be destroyed in this way, you ought to live a holy and godly life as you look forward to the coming Day of the Lord! Everyone who has this hope purifies himself, just as He is pure. So, beloved, since you are expecting these things to happen, be eager to be found by Him at His coming living a pure and blameless life and at peace…in serene confidence, free from fears and agitating passions and moral conflicts. Let me warn you therefore, beloved, that knowing these things beforehand, you should be on your guard, lest you be carried away by the error of lawless and wicked persons. I don’t want you to lose your own secure footing. But grow in the special favor and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. As obedient children, do not conform to the evil desires you had when you lived in ignorance. But just as He Who called you is Holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am Holy.” [2 Peter 3:3-4, 10-12, 14, 17; 1 John 3:3; 1 Peter 1:14-16; Ezek 12:22-23]
No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in Heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. For in the days before the flood, people were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, up to the day Noah entered the ark; and they knew nothing about what would happen until the flood came and took them all away. That is how it will be at the coming of the Son of Man. Therefore keep watch, because you do not know on what day your Lord will come. But understand this: If the owner of the house had known at what time of night the thief was coming, he would have kept watch and would not have let his house be broken into. So you also must be ready, because the Son of Man will come at an hour when you do not expect Him. [Matt 24:36-39, 42-44]
“Behold”, says the Lord Jesus in His last warning for the last opportunity offered to mankind to be among His redeemed, “I come for the last time like a thief in the night to gather those who would be among the elect! Blessed is he who stays awake and keeps his clothes with him, in watchfulness, prayer and readiness for the summons when it comes, so that he may not go naked and be shamefully exposed, eternally without remedy.”
Morning by morning He dispenses His justice, and every new day He does not fail. Woe to the city of oppressors, rebellious and defiled! She obeys no one; she accepts no correction! She does not trust in the Lord; she does not draw near to her God. Its leaders are like roaring lions hunting for their victims. Its judges are like ravenous wolves at evening time, who by dawn have left no trace of their prey. Her prophets are arrogant liars seeking their own gain; they are treacherous men. Her priests profane the sanctuary and do violence to the law. Even so, the Lord within her is righteous; He does no wrong. Yet the wicked, without conscience and without shame, persist in doing evil. I, the Lord, have wiped out many nations, devastating their fortress walls and towers. Their streets are now deserted; their cities lie in silent ruin. There are no survivors…none at all. I thought, Surely they will have reverence for Me now! Surely they will listen to My warnings and accept My discipline and correction. Then I won’t need to strike again, destroying their homes nor visit all my punishments upon her. But no, they get up early to continue their evil deeds!
Therefore earnestly wait for Me, says the Lord, for the day when I rise up to the attack as accuser and judge! For My decision and determination and right it is to gather the nations together, to assemble the kingdoms, to pour upon them My indignation, even all the heat of My fierce anger; for in that day all the Earth shall be consumed with the fire of My jealous anger! [Zeph 3:1-8]
Wisdom shouts in the streets. She cries out in the public square. She calls to the crowds along the main street, to those gathered in front of the city gate: How long, you simpletons, will you insist on being simpleminded? How long will you mockers relish your mocking? How long will you fools hate knowledge? If only you would turn and repent and give heed to my reproof, behold, I will pour out My Spirit upon you, I will make My words known to you. I called you so often, but you wouldn’t come. I reached out to you, but you paid no attention. You ignored My advice, rejected the correction I offered, and would accept none of My reproof.
Therefore I will laugh at your calamity; I will mock when the thing comes that shall cause you terror and panic…when your panic comes as a storm and desolation and calamity comes on as a whirlwind, when distress and anguish come upon you. When you cry for help, I will not answer. Though you anxiously search for Me, you will not find Me. Because you hated knowledge and did not choose the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord. You rejected My advice and counsel, and despised all My reproof. Therefore you shall eat of the fruit of your own way and be satiated with your own devices. For simpletons turn away from Me…even unto their death. Fools are destroyed by their own self-confident complacency. But all who listen to Me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm. [Prov 1:20-33]
We have conveniently chosen to ignore the lessons of God’s judgment of destruction on every great empire throughout history…Greece, Persia, Babylon, Assyria, Egypt, Rome…and now in our present day we have totally forgotten the lessons God has been trying to teach America over the years. Our godlessness has only and continually escalated through the years; we’ve sinned far worse than our ancestors EVER did! We are far more wicked than they EVER were! God has therefore determined by His Own Divine decree to destroy our Nation….and for obvious good reason! Brothers and sisters…IT IS FINISHED!
Come, My people, enter your chambers and shut your doors behind you; hide yourselves for a little while until the Lord’s wrath against your enemies has passed. For behold, the Lord is coming out of His Heavenly Sanctuary to punish the inhabitants of the Earth for their iniquity. The Earth will no longer hide those who have been murdered…63 million unborn children slaughtered in cold-blooded murder…and conceal her guilt. They will be brought out for all to see. [Isa 26:20-21] How long, Sovereign Lord, Holy and True, until you judge the inhabitants of the Earth and avenge our blood? [Rev 6:10]
We are encouraged, though, to keep our own integrity in times of common apostasy, that, if we do so, we shall be hidden in the day of the Lord’s anger.
We are in the Last Days; time is moving very quickly, and we are drawing near! And so, my brothers and sisters, first of all, you must understand that in the last days scoffers will come, scoffing and following their own evil desires. They will say, “Where is this ‘coming’ He promised? Ever since our fathers died, everything goes on as it has since the beginning of Creation.”
Son of man, you’ve heard that proverb they quote in Israel: Time passes, and prophecies come to nothing. Tell the people, This is what the Sovereign Lord says: I will put an end to this proverb, and you will soon stop quoting it. Now give them this new proverb to replace the old one: The time has come for every prophecy of Mine to be fulfilled! [2 Peter 3:3-4, 10-12, 14, 17; 1 John 3:3; 1 Peter 1:14-16; Ezek 12:22-23]
God is calling a holy remnant to Himself…to personal revival…a holy remnant of His children who will not bow down, who will not shrink back, who will not compromise, who will remain steadfast and immovable in their commitment to follow the Lamb whithersoever He goes. God’s holy remnant is called to a life of obedience and suffering, self-sacrifice and self-denial…to walk along the path that Christ Jesus dedicated for us, and to follow in His footsteps as our Forerunner. You cannot become part of My holy remnant without being willing to sacrifice your desire for anyone & all others, and for anything & all else this world has to offer. Obedience is what characterizes the life of My child…obedience continually and unceasingly day and night. You are called to a life of obedience. Obedience is better than sacrifice; rebellion is as sinful as witchcraft, and stubbornness as evil as worshiping idols. [1 Sam 15:22,23]
Wherefore brethren, having now boldness to enter into the Holiest by the Blood of Jesus, by the way which He dedicated for us…a new and living way to God through the veil, that is to say, through the veil of His flesh…let us then without further hesitation or delay draw nigh in fullness of faith; here let us continually abide in the fullness of faith. [Heb 10:19-20, 22] Those who abide in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. [PS 91:1]
Friends, brothers and sisters, this is our Lord’s exhortation…
Arise My bride, and prepare to pray:
- Pray to strengthen the backbone of the Church. The current ongoing persecution of the Church and of Christians is going to escalate exponentially; it is going to get MUCH WORSE.
- Pray for the cleansing of the corruption in the Church. God is going to expose and purge corruption within His Church, and separate the wheat from the chaff…separate His True church from the apostate churches that no longer belong to Him. He is going to expose false prophets and teachers, and wolves dressed in sheep clothing pretending to be shepherds.
These are the days of the separation of the wheat from the chaff. But also in those days there arose false prophets among the people, just as there will be false teachers among yourselves. They preach prosperity, wealth, and health; good times, and all is well. From the least to the greatest, all are greedy for gain; prophets and priests alike, all practice deceit. They dress the wound of My people as though it were not serious. “Peace, peace,” they say, when there is no peace. Are they ashamed of their loathsome conduct? No, they have no shame at all; they do not even know how to blush! They will subtly and cleverly teach their destructive heresies about God, even denying the Sovereign Lord Who bought them. Theirs will be a swift and terrible end.
Many will follow their evil teaching and shameful immorality. And because of them, Christ and His true way will be slandered. In their greed they will make up clever lies and cunning arguments to get hold of your money. With eyes full of adultery, their lust is never satisfied. They make a game of beguiling and luring unstable people into sin. They train themselves to be greedy; they are doomed and cursed. But God condemned them long ago, and their eternal misery is on the way.
The word of the Lord came to me: Son of man, prophesy against the prophets of Israel who are now prophesying. Say to those who prophesy out of their own imagination: Hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Sovereign Lord says: Woe to the foolish prophets who follow their own spirit and have seen nothing! Your prophets, O Israel, are like jackals among ruins. You have not gone up to the breaks in the wall to repair it for the house of Israel so that it will stand firm in the battle on the Day of the Lord. Their visions are false and their divinations a lie. They say, “The Lord declares,” when the Lord has not sent them; yet they expect their words to be fulfilled. Have you not seen false visions and uttered lying divinations when you say, “The Lord declares,” though I have not spoken? Therefore this is what the Sovereign Lord says: Because of your false words and lying visions, I am against you, declares the Sovereign Lord. My hand will be against the prophets who see false visions and utter lying divinations. [Jer 6:13-15; 2 Peter 2:1-3, 14; Ezek 13:1-9]
- Pray for a Great Harvest. It is a call to preach the gospel to everyone, everywhere. Jesus said to them, “Go throughout the whole world and preach the good news of the Gospel to everyone, everywhere. With My authority, take this message of repentance to all the nations, beginning in Jerusalem: There is forgiveness of sins for all who turn to Me. [Mark 16:15; Luke 24:47]
And now, Lord God Almighty…bring rains to our drought-stricken lives, so that those who sow in tears, invoking the Lord of the Harvest, will reap with songs of Joy. He who goes out weeping, carrying seed to sow, will return with songs of joy, carrying bountiful sheaves from the harvest with him! [Ps 126:3-6]
Arise My bride, and prepare for battle
There is going to be severe Satanic, demonic attacks against God’s holy remnant of committed, uncompromising, steadfast Christians, pastors, and leaders [not the lukewarm], and against marriages, families, and children. There is going to be severe attacks and intense persecution coming from pretending “Christians” within the church, against pastors who preach the uncompromised Word of God. For the time is coming when people will not tolerate sound and wholesome instruction, but, having ears itching for something self-pleasing and gratifying, they will follow their own desires and will look for teachers who will tell them whatever their itching ears want to hear. [2 Tim 4:3-5]
At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to all nations, and then the end will come. [Matt 24:10-14]
Woe to the inhabitants of the Earth and the sea, because the devil has come down to you! He is filled with fury, because he knows that his time is short. [Rev 12:12]
Arise My bride, and prepare to see My Face
Behold, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyone according to what he has done.
Then the angel said to me, “Write this down: Blessed are those summoned to the marriage banquet of the Lamb…all true believers who are members of His Universal Church. They will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of the sky, with Power and great Glory. And He will send His angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather His elect…God’s holy people…from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.” And he said to me further, “These are the True Words of God.” [Rev 19:9]
Blessed Jesus…I rejoice and shout triumphantly for joy! I celebrate and ascribe to You glory and honor, for the marriage of the Lamb draws near, and Your bride, the Universal Church and each of her members, has been preparing herself and has made herself ready! [Rev 19:7] Hallelujah!
Hallelujah! For our Lord God, Sovereign All-Ruler, reigns! Let us rejoice and be glad and give Him Glory! For the wedding of the Lamb has come, and His bride has made herself ready. The finest linen, dazzling and white, was given her to wear. Then the angel said to me, “Write: Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage banquet of the Lamb!” [John…Rev 19:6-9; Luke 14:15-23]
The washing of one’s robes and the keeping of one’s garments relates to this very attitude and habit of looking for the return of Christ as an imminent event. Brethren, as you hope to walk those golden streets, and eat of those immortal fruits, see to it that you have your garments clean and your loins girded about like unto men waiting for their Lord. [Seiss…Rev 21:9-22:5]
Then the king said to his servants, “The wedding banquet is ready, but those I invited did not deserve to come. Go to the street corners and invite to the banquet anyone you find.” So the servants went out into the streets and gathered all the people they could find, both good and bad, and the wedding hall was filled with guests. But when the king came in to see the guests, he noticed a man there who was not wearing a wedding garment. “Friend,” he asked, “How did you come in here without putting on the appropriate wedding garment?” The man was speechless. Then the king told the attendants, “Tie him hand and foot, and throw him outside, into the darkness, where there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth. For many are invited and summoned, but few are chosen.” [Matt 22:8-14]
ENDURE TO THE END
Behold, I am coming quickly. Hold on to what you have, so that no one will deprive you of your crown. Everyone who overcomes by means of their faith…I will make a pillar in the Sanctuary of My God. Never again will you leave it. I will write on you the name of My God and you will be a citizen in the city of My God…the new Jerusalem…which will come down out of Heaven from My God; I will also write on you My Own new name.