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The Abuse of Prophecy - Does it deserve the contempt it receives?

Prophecy does Matter

A very good article from Dr. David Reagan regarding the importance of bible prophecy and a trio of quite interesting videos featuring well respected prophecy expert, Bill Salus.  Enjoy and have a great weekend.

We have also a more sure word of prophecy; whereunto ye do well that ye take heed, as unto a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the day star arise in your hearts: 2 Peter 1:19 KJV
The Abuse of Prophecy - Does it deserve the contempt it receives? What appears to be happening in the Evangelical Movement today is that it is being hijacked by people who are advocating the old liberal Social Gospel together with Dominion theology. Increasingly, they talk about the responsibility of the Church to "restore God's creation." The mission of the Church, according to them is to take the world for Christ, solve all the world's political, economic, social, and ecological problems, and then present a restored earth to Jesus.  The tru…

Most American Christians Do Not Believe that Satan or the Holy Spirit Exist

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Prophecy Sign:  A falling away, (apostasy), from biblical doctrine


A sure sign of the last days is the degradation of true biblical Christianity.  Bible prophecy warns that many will abandon the true faith and knowledge of Jesus Christ and will seek out a false form of Christianity in the last days. We see that trend greatly increasing as we daily peruse the news of the day and read articles such as those below.

The Spirit clearly says that in later times some will abandon the faith and follow deceiving spirits and things taught by demons. 1 Timothy 4:1 NIV
Most American Christians Do Not Believe that Satan or the Holy Spirit Exist
The Barna survey asked questions about God, Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, Satan, and demons. All 1,871 self-described Christians were asked about their perception of God. In total, three-quarters (78%) said he is the “all-powerful, all-knowing Creator of the universe who rules the world today.” The remaining one-quarter chose other descriptions of God – depic…

Syria's starving hordes

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Prophecy Sign:  A global food crisis, (and food disparity)


A horrible situation is transpiring in war torn Syria as thousands of refugees starve as food supplies remain cutoff from reaching the need due to the ongoing civil war.  In similar fashion we foresee the same types of human suffering to occur during the coming Tribulation period, where bible prophecy warns of just how expensive food will become.  This future food crisis will be caused by not only wars, but pestilence and the simple loss of the humble honey bee, (article below).  However at the same time that many people will be lining up for what little food is available to them during the Tribulation there will be many others where food is not a problem.  The prophecy from Revelation not only indicates that food prices will rise, but for those with money, the luxuries of life will still be available.

This is a sad commentary of coming events, but is not dissimilar to what we see in the world right now. While people in Syria a…

This is no recovery, this is a bubble – and it will burst

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Prophecy Sign:  The coming global economic collapse, (re-set)


Further evidence of the shaky global economic situation.  All over the world, governments are up to their noses in debt and are barely treading the deep waters to keep breathing.  Some day very soon they will go under. Recent years has seen the Chinese acting as the major life preserver as the emerging giant of an economy gobbled up billions in new treasuries issued by the America's.  This allowed America to flood their economy with new money keeping things at a status quo.  However, the Chinese may be about to yank the life-jacket out of the water and cause all those paddling in the deep end to sink like stones.  Everything is so tied together globally in the financial world that as one domino begins to topple all the other dominoes will fall in short order.  It is our belief that out of the ashes of this economic collapse will arise the new world economic order of the Antichrist.

They will throw their silver into the s…

Watching and Waiting: Will the Russian Bear Turn on Ukraine?

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Prophecy Sign:  Rumors of War


Russia continues to grow in power and influence.  While the Russian bear flexes its muscle to the world relative to the situation in Ukraine, the Russians are also continuing to consolidate alliances in the Middle-East, as relations between Russia and Iran, (two major players in the coming Gog/Magog war), enter a "new chapter" of co-operation and support.  Get set to read of many rumors of war in which Russia is front and center in the picture.

When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, do not be alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come. Mark 13:7 NIV
Watching and Waiting: Will the Russian Bear Turn on Ukraine?
It’s a nightmare scenario for Russia: Protesters oust a neighboring ally, send him fleeing and set up a decidedly pro-Western government. So as events in Ukraine move at warp speed, many Western observers ask when the Russian bear will snap out of its post-Sochi daze and strike back. After all, Russia and the Ukraine wer…

Israel-Palestine talks falter despite US efforts

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Prophecy Sign:  The seven year covenant/peace agreement


Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians seem to be going nowhere as both sides hold fast to their respective positions.  Therefore U.S. President, Barack Obama, is planning on getting more involved in the process by putting pressure on the Israelis, (and if need be, the Palestinians), to accept the Kerry proposed framework. Obama is not the Antichrist, but we expect that the future "man of sin" will work in similar fashion to finally get Israel and the many to put pen to paper to sign off on this future seven year peace agreement.

He will confirm a covenant with many for one 'seven.' In the middle of the 'seven' he will put an end to sacrifice and offering. And at the temple he will set up an abomination that causes desolation, until the end that is decreed is poured out on him. Daniel 9:27 NIV
Israel-Palestine talks falter despite US efforts
With just two months to go before the deadline expires fo…

47 Jordanian MPs call to cancel Israel peace treaty over Knesset Temple Mount debate

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Prophecy Sign:  Jordan will turn on Israel, (as part of the Psalm 83 armies)


Looking at the chart above you will see that Jordan will be one of the Arab nations that aligns together to make one more attempt to wipe out the Jewish state and name of Israel, forever, (Psalm 83:4). Because of the current peace agreement between Israel and Jordan, it didn't seem possible that Jordan would join forces once again with her Arab neighbours in such a quest.  However, it's easy to see how quickly things could change when the status of Temple Mount becomes involved in the debate. The mere suggestion of Israel taking control of the mount has set off a storm of protest that includes calls for the ending of the peace treaty and cutting off diplomatic ties.

47 Jordanian MPs call to cancel Israel peace treaty over Knesset Temple Mount debate
The Knesset debate on Israeli sovereignty over the TempleMount in Jerusalem on Tuesday sparked  a furious reaction from Jordanian legislators in Ammaninclud…

The End of Evangelical Support for Israel?

Prophecy Sign:  Marginalization of the Jewish State

There has always been world hatred towards the Jewish people and nation.  Subsequent to the Holocaust, the Jews were accorded a respite from much of this evil, but we are once again seeing signs of this ancient hatred increasing in the hearts of mankind and within the nations.  This marginalization of the Jewish state is even growing within evangelical Christendom who were once considered the strongest supporters of the Jews and Israel.

You have made us a byword among the nations; the peoples shake their heads at us. Psalm 44:14 NIV
The End of Evangelical Support for Israel? A mere decade ago, Christian Zionism was seen as an emerging force in American politics. As if out of nowhere, a block of fifty to one hundred million friends of Israel were poised to enter the national debate and safeguard the U.S.-Israel relationship for generations to come. Evangelical love for Israel appeared so solid that the only debate within the Jewish commu…

Pollster: Kiev-Style Revolt ‘Coming to America’

Prophecy Sign:  Civil unrest and uprisings 

Very interesting that two very important individuals relative to their respective nations are warning that similar Ukrainian style civil revolts could come to their shores. Both a Presidential advisor in the United States and a Chinese activist now living in New York are both waning that due to the policies of their present governments, violence and uprisings could break out in both nations.  Prophecy warns that one of the signs of the last days would be these types of events.

When you hear of wars and uprisings, do not be frightened. These things must happen first, but the end will not come right away. Luke 21:9 NIV
Pollster: Kiev-Style Revolt ‘Coming to America’
Pollster and former presidential advisor Pat Caddell warns that the rise of “soft oppression” and corruption in the United States will facilitate a violent Kiev-style uprising in the streets of America.  “What we’re seeing in the world… in Kiev… is American values at work. These peo…

Why don’t humans have identity chips?

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Prophecy Sign:  The 'mark of the Beast' identification system


There are a couple articles below in which we have underlined key points made in the reports.  Combing those key points pretty much describe the coming 'Mark of the Beast' system written of in the book of Revelation. Those points, which are referencing biometric identification systems, tell us that these future systems will have the ability to identify every individual person, make possible daily transactions and can deny a person access to a database.  The future mark of the Antichrist will also identify a person, allow a person to buy and sell and can lock out a person from daily life if they don't have this future mark.  The technology of this much prophesied identification system is now upon us.

It also forced all people, great and small, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads,  so that they could not buy or sell unless they had the mark, which is t…

Yellowstone super-volcano may be in early stages of eruption!

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Prophecy Sign:  Earthquakes and Volcanic activity


More fears that one of the largest super volcanoes on the planet is awakening and entering the stages of an eruption.  An eruption by the Yellowstone Volcano would devastate much of North America and kill millions of people.  The Apostle John may have seen such an event occur during the Tribulation period and made record of it in the book of Revelation


I watched as he opened the sixth seal. There was a great earthquake. The sun turned black like sackcloth made of goat hair, the whole moon turned blood red, and the stars in the sky fell to earth, as figs drop from a fig tree when shaken by a strong wind. Revelation 6:12-13 NIV
Yellowstone super-volcano may be in early stages of eruption!
Recently the ground has been rising around the Yellowstone area and helium gas was recently released at several areas so this has scientists really concerned that an eruption of the Yellowstone Super Volcano could happen soon. If so then we could end up hav…

Pope Francis And The Emerging One World Religion

Prophecy Sign:  The coming global religious system
There are a great many current prophecy scholars, (not to mention several centuries of historical belief), that contend the Church of Roman, (Catholicism), will be the catalyst to the coming false religious system of the Tribulation period, (if not the actual Harlot religious system herself).  It's hard not to argue that the Roman church will at the very least be at the forefront of driving the world together in this ecumenical system.  No other religious entity or belief system is doing so much to bring all faiths together under one roof to worship what they perceive as the same god.  And many are falling for the sweet taste of honey as even components of the Evangelical church are saying  yes to the temptation, (video below).

Bible prophecy certainly warns of this trend as it tells us that this false religious system, under the direction of the false prophet, will point the world to the worship of a false messianic figure who wi…

From flames to fiery opposition, protests rock Ukraine, Venezuela, Thailand

Prophecy Sign:  Civil unrest and revolutions

The world is in turmoil with revolutions and civil strife.  The Ukraine being the most dangerous of the current hotspots as Russia and America stare down over the future of the Eastern European nation.  An interesting article from Sept 2012, (see below), actual predicted the current global riots outbreak.  It was based on the availability of affordable food;  The less food there was and the pricier it got, translated into an increase in civil unrest and revolution.  Well if that's the case, get ready for more of the same as food prices are expected to shoot skyward as drought and pestilence make a mess of world food production, (see our other blog entry today regarding rising food prices).

When you hear of wars and uprisings, do not be frightened. These things must happen first, but the end will not come right away. Luke 21:9 NIV
From flames to fiery opposition, protests rock Ukraine, Venezuela, Thailand
Demonstrators pack public squares. …

Iranian President Wants Jerusalem Liberated ‘From the Yoke of Israel’

Prophecy Sign:  The coming Middle-East wars - Iran, (Persia)


What can you say about a nation that declares its open desire to liberate the land of Israel from the Jewish people, (even going so far as to produce propaganda videos expressing said desires - see below).  A nation that is not backing off one iota from it's nuclear weapons program, (and may already have the bomb - article below).  A nation that is apparently getting everything it wants in the current nuclear talks with the west, and a nation that actually may be contradicting the promises of the Muslim god, Allah, in it's haste to destroy the Jewish state, (not to mention angering the true God of the Bible).

We find the recent news stories quoting Islamic scholars regarding the land of Israel to be quite interesting. Why would these scholars now be bringing to light the parts of the Koran which state that it is Allah's desire for the Jews to be in control of the Holy Land?, (article below).  Could it be that whe…

Report: Turkey Financing Top Global Terror Groups

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Prophecy Sign:  The Gog/Magog alliance - Turkey


The lands of Beth Togarmah and Gomer were ancient areas of present day Turkey, and were seen by the Prophet Ezekiel as participants in a last days war called Gog/Maog.  Present day Turkey was established as a secular nation, (away from it's Islamic roots), by Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in 1923.  Turkey even gained entry into NATO and was being considered for entry into the European Union.  However under the leadership of the Recep Erdogan government, Turkey is moving back to her original Ottoman Empire, Islamic roots.  Just in time to once again become an enemy of the Jewish people, and to become part of the alliance of Islamic nations that will seek to invade and destroy the nation of Israel.

I will turn you around, put hooks in your jaws and bring you out with your whole army—your horses, your horsemen fully armed, and a great horde with large and small shields, all of them brandishing their swords. Persia, Cush and Put will be with them…

What’s Causing the Huge Spike in Earthquakes in Oklahoma?

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Prophecy Sign:  Earthquakes in diverse places


We were quite astonished to read the article regarding the huge spike in earthquakes in Oklahoma, and then to see the graph above blew our minds.  Something is happening in the middle of America, and it may not be good.  Is it just coincidence that while the Obama administration is fervently working towards splitting Jerusalem and the Holy Land, that the land underneath America is beginning to show signs of splitting as well?

Nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be earthquakes in various places, and famines. These are the beginning of birth pains. Mark 13:8 NIV
What’s Causing the Huge Spike in Earthquakes in Oklahoma?
A dramatic uptick in earthquakes has been shaking central Oklahoma this year, continuing a recent trend of unusually high earthquake activity in the state and leading scientists to speculate about a possible link to oil and gas production there.  The US Geological Survey found that from 1975 t…

Despite Skepticism, Many People May Embrace Radical Transhumanist Technology in the Future

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Prophecy Sign:  The increase in knowledge


We are on the threshold of a brand new world in which we can genetically modify our children to be anything we want, and where we can merge humanity with machine to become Transhuman, or Humanity 2.0.  Soon those that refuse to enter into this new paradigm will simply be eliminated, (the mark of the Beast and the martyrdom of those that refuse the mark).  Knowledge is increasing at levels beyond the comprehension of most people.  Today's science fiction is tomorrow's reality.

"But you, Daniel, close up these words and seal the book until the time of the end. Many will dash about, and knowledge will increase."  Daniel 12:4 NET
Despite Skepticism, Many People May Embrace Radical Transhumanist Technology in the Future
As long as they're earthbound, most people shrug off the idea of being anything other than a biological human. Some people are even repulsed or angered by the concept of scientifically tampering with the human bod…