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We Are Not In Darkness...

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As we approach the Winter Solstice and the darkest days of the year (for those of us non New Zealanders anyway) I was led back to one of my personal favorite scriptures.  It just so happens to talk about darkness...and the fact that we are not in it with regard to the general timing and nature of the Lords return. Here are a few segments that are from one of the most influential portion of scripture in my own personal walk:
But you, brothers, are not in the darkness so that this day should overtake you like a thief.... So then, let us not sleep as the others do, but let us remain awake and sober.....For God has not appointed us to suffer wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ..... Therefore encourage and build one another up, just as you are already doing. The first section of fifth chapter in 1st Thessalonians is for me, the most potent defense to the idea that "we can't know when Jesus is coming".  We can know.  We are not in darkness... We can s…

A Guide to the End Times...

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Todd Hampson is not like most prophecy teachers out there.  I have shared quite a few of his blog posts, articles and podcasts over the last several months because of his excellent knowledge and approachable style.  He has a unique style, and his new prophecy book that I am currently reading is different as well.... And by different I mean better.

A guidebook about Bible Prophecy faces many challenges before a single page is turned.  As we all know too well, many people (many Christians even) are put off by the subject... long standing walls are built and most books written on it are fairly dry, uncolorful and hard to follow (especially if you are new to the subject).  This one is different. This one is better.

This one can break through those walls.

The Non-Prophet's Guide to the End Times: Bible Prophecy for Everyone

First off, the entire book is printed in COLOR.  When is the last time you read a paperback printed in full color?  It is also filled with illustrations and graphic…

Altar Dedication Reaction's....

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Reaction to todays events in Jerusalem will surely vary greatly. How significant is this event... God knows. But reading about the dedication and watching some of the video really illustrates how far they are from recognizing Jesus.  My heart breaks for the Jewish people who's hearts are hardened against their Messiah.... but God has a plan... our belief is truth that God can bring good out of bad.

This video below is like being there. Thank you Gary for sharing...  Check it out if you feel led. I could only watch a minute or so.  Sherry's comment from the previous thread aligns closely with how I felt...
I find myself in a bit of a twist over this ceremony and the event. I've always known the "Third Temple" was not of God, but had to be built because its prophesied. I've always looked forward eagerly to any news of its impending appearance, for I knew it foreshadowed our going home. Now, for the first time ever, I am so repulsed by the whole thing I literal…

Is it a Coincidence?

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A few days ago Jordan shared a wonderful link to a new YT channel which had a very powerful little video. In the video the narrator shows evidence after evidence that something really big is happening and repeatedly asks..."Is it a coincidence?"

It's an interesting question....some may say a good question, as that little question can find itself bouncing around in the back of our minds from time to time if we are not careful. It's a common question, skeptics use that question to suggest that many of the things important to us are meaningless. Taken to its ultimate conclusion in their logic, all things are simply coincidence and nothing has meaning.... all things are simply the product of random chance.

But we know that is not true.

I spent a bit of time noodling on this subject and here are two of the first verses I came across... notice the identical wording in each phrase:  "ALL THINGS".

And we know that for those who love God all things work together fo…

2 Great New Links!

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Hello all. We are out of town visiting family this weekend, but I have a couple links I would like to quickly share below. Before I get to them I just want to thank you all again for the hundreds and hundreds of valuable, insightful, caring, thoughtful, biblical, encouraging comments you guys post under each article. I can't thank you enough for coming each day and sharing your heart like you do... the wisdom, encouragement, support, information and links you provide are priceless. During our recent call for our emergency contact list I received so many emails from people who never comment but would be devastated if they were caught from this community.... from you guys. Your words travel across the globe and into more hearts than you can ever imagine, so as one who has learned and grown so much from you guys... on behalf of us all I just want to say Thank you.

Please know that each and ever person who visits this site with a genuine heart is considered family, from the occas…

Latest from Unsealed and More...

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Gary put up a powerful article on Monday going over much of the information regarding the upcoming Peace Deal and a potential rapture connection to Hanukkah . It is great info as always, but often time Gary adds on nuggets to the ends of his articles about other topics. I must say, for me the topics Gary covered at the end of the article were even more powerful than the headline. Here are the additional things he covered:
Emmanuel Macron Rightly Dividing A Partial Rapture?The Parable of the Ten Virgins The harvest cycle Blotting names out of the Book of Life Each of these topics have been recently discussed on this site or by teachers that have been shared on this site.  Gary cuts through the various opinions and hammers down to scripture.  I can't recommend Gary's work enough, and this article is among his best.

Here is the link:
https://www.unsealed.org/2018/11/hanukkah-approaches.html

Here is an excerpt:
Lastly, I want to again address the partial-rapture theory. I won…

Amir's Latest Update...

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Sherry shared the video below by Amir and it sure sparked quite the discussion in the previous post! Is Amir intentionally putting out false info? I certainly doubt it... Is Amir infallible… far from it. As has been pointed out numerous times on these pages, Amir was extremely off on the Rev12 Sign and tends to downplay other things he may not have studied or followed closely (The Jewish Nation State Bill reported by Gary on Unsealed comes to mind). But I have come to believe that God gives us each prophetic parts and pieces, but none of us are given the full picture.  Prophetically speaking, I would be shocked if any of us have it all put perfectly together beforehand.  God veils these things, or at minimum spreads the info out to keep any of his children from getting prideful and it also serves to keep the enemy guessing.

But back to Amir, I believe he shares very valuable insight into Israeli military actions. He lives there, as you can see in the video below, F16's regula…

The Story of the Tree Man....

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In the course of running this website, God has blessed me in so many ways. Among other things, He has encouraged me, helped me grow, and last but certainly not least... He has unmistakably used this site to help so many of us CONNECT!

One of my favorite things in this regard has been learning of the spark of love that started on these very pages that lead to a wedding. Another thing has been the seeing the amazing fellowship and encouragement that has been shared by so many on this site... prayers, encouragement, study... by you guys each day!

Most recently I was blown away by all of the encouraging emails that was sent in by those of you who wished to be put on our emergency contact list in case this site was ever removed. SO MANY of you had never even commented before....so it was so great to finally hear from you even though you have been quietly walking on this journey beside us for so long now!

One brother who emailed me about that list was Michael Bond. Michael started a blog…

The World Moving To Darkness...

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This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.
1 John 1:5 As many of you know, John Haller does a weekly prophecy update on YouTube that is quite informative on the downturn in our culture and its prophetic implications. I don't watch it quite as often as I once did, but I did happen to catch it this week. There was one thing in his message that especially jumped out at me this week. He showed an image of the newest Economist cover depicting "The World in 2019". What I found striking was the all black cover.
Is not the day of the Lord darkness, and not light,
and gloom with no brightness in it?
Amos 5:20 In past years, the covers of this special issue are especially cryptic and symbolic. They are always very detail and busy, with tons of little details that could send any "conspiracy theorist" down endless rabbit trails. John Haller even admits that when looking back on the covers, us…

Prepare to Meet Your Maker! - Lyn Melvin

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Lyn Melvin is out with a new post, and I cannot recommend it enough.  Her ability to express her thoughts and connect the dots is so amazing. In her sweeping post she intertwines details from her family life with Old Testament prophecy with love and truth that can't help but fill you with encouragement and draw you closer to Our Father.  Thank you Lyn for sharing!

Here is an excerpt:
This past Saturday I was also led by the Spirit of the Lord to read:

And that ye study to be quiet, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, as we commanded you; - 1 Thessalonians 4:11 KJV

Then later in the week, I received confirmation of this same message of finishing your ministry through other sources. But on this day as I came before Him I was struggling—struggling with waiting and enduring—as an agonizing longing took hold of me.

“I don’t want to stay here any longer!” I begged. “I want to be with You there!”

A vision of His face came to me. It was set as flint. He is coming …

Sinkhole on the Temple Mount...

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Hello all.... Sherry just posted a very interesting link that goes along with our last post. It has to do with a sink hole opening up at the Temple Mount. The article does a great job of putting this into prophetic perspective, so I will let Breaking Israel News take it from here.... But I must say it sure seems like God is trying to get their attention which is great news for us! Thank you Sherry! : )

Here is an excerpt and the link:
The Temple Mount has been the scene of several strange phenomena recently; large sections of the ancient stones suddenly falling away, an inexplicable mist that surrounded the Dome of the Rock, a snake crawling out from between the rocks, and now, a sinkhole has appeared adjacent to the Gate of Mercy. Sinkholes on the Temple Mount | Breaking Israel News

Latest from Unsealed - The Cloud, The Stone, And The Serpant

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Hello everyone... My apologies for not getting a new post up before the comments hit 200, I know that causes problems on some of your devices.  So very sorry about that, I have no idea what causes that issue.   I just noticed that Gary put up a new post on the signs that have been happening over Jerusalem so I figure that is a great topic to share, despite the fact most of you would have seen it regardless.  He gives a great breakdown (excerpt and link are below) of many strange signs in Jerusalem recently, but can you even imagine praying on the Western Wall and then seeing a snake above your head??  What a wake-up call!  Praying for strength and perseverance for us all no matter how you feel at the moment.... As my kids sing, we are weak but HE IS STRONG!  So glad that we are wrapped in His hand (John 10:28) and covered by his wings (Psalm 91:4) all at the same time! Hoping we are all are able to snuggle in and rest while we watch and wait for the most exciting event in world histo…

Behold the Hand! Behold the Nail!

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I love the Bible, and one of my favorite things to do it take notes in the margins of the pages. They could be insights, crossrefs, anything really that helps illuminate the words. One thing I started doing a while back was marking on the pages the original names of God on the pages next to the translated more generic words. I am not extreme in which name people use...because I truly believe that what our Father looks at is OUR HEARTS... He surely knows what we mean no matter what we say.

More than saying His name correctly, or pronouncing it correctly... I have learned that He wants us to THINK about his name correctly!  Just look at this verse:
Then they that feared the LORD spake often one to another: and the LORD hearkened, and heard it, and a book of remembrance was written before him for them that feared the LORD, and that thought upon his name.
Mal 3:16 KJV Which name you may ask?  Well lets start with the one used most often.... YHVH.... translated as LORD (all caps) which…

Planetary Defense Budget Increase - Eschatology Today

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We have had a lot of discussions around here lately regarding comets, meteors, meteor storms and the like. With all that, I was especially surprised to find a very unique post on the Eschatology Today page. Keep in mind the Sean primarily focuses on ME events pointing to military action and Biblical fulfillment of the coming wars over there....  So this post jumped out at me as something completely different and especially noteworthy.

[For those of you who may not remember, Sean was a stanch supporter that the Rev12 Sign was fulfilled in the sky last year, and did so at the expense of many of personal relationships with many of the "big names" in the Bible Prophecy community.  Despite all the pushback he received from those prominent members of his circle, Sean stood firm and earned the respect of many of us.]

Anyway, here is an excerpt and a link to Sean's recent post for your prayerful consideration:
So the oddity is that with the US having a very tight budget the m…

Is the Rapture Earned? - Lyn Melvin

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Lyn Melvin came out with a new article today that addresses a topic that seems to be coming up a lot recently.  She writes far more eloquently they I could ever dream, so I present you this excerpt and link for your tenderhearted consideration.  I will say, the line highlighted below pricked me pretty good...
So many of us have expressed how very ready we are for our Lord to snatch us away! This too is analogous to pregnancy as many know by experience. Those who have carried a child to full term just want that baby to be born! But do we realize what that means in terms of Eternity? Are we a Bride that is in love with the idea of her extravagant wedding day or in love with her Bridegroom? Is The Rapture Earned - Lyn Melvin

For those of you who had been following the Meteor Shower last week, you may find this interesting.  I am not sure what to make of it, but apparently we just missed what might have been the most dramatic meteor shower in hundreds of year.  Some don't believe that…

A Lot Going On Right Now...

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If you are like me, you have been excitedly monitoring the current meteor shower that is underway. I even had a very vivid dream about a meteor shower last night! October 8th seemed to be very exciting for many around the world:

First impressions of the 2018 Draconids outburst - Meteor News

As cool as that article is, I have a hunch the we could be in for even more meteors tonight! If you are under clear skies, I urge you go outside and look up after sunset and LOOK UP!
And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh. Luke 21:28 If the sun is still out or if clouds are in the way, below are some helpful links for monitoring meteor shows around the world.... I will be sharing examples of things I have seen from these sites throughout the article.  Here is a close up of the pic above 15 minutes later:

Helpful Links for following the Meteor Shower
https://fireballs.ndc.nasa.gov/cmor-radiants/
(Awesome site, is real time …

Looking Ahead to the Potential Sign of the Dragon

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In a matter of days we could witness the fulfillment of the 2nd sign in Revelation 12.  Like the 1st sign, we believe this will be another astronomical event in the sky above our heads.  There has been much speculation about what this sign could be, but over time the likely fulfillment has seemed to come into focus.  We will not know if we are right about this until it actually happens, at this point we can only look at the evidence and move forward in faith.  With that in mind, I present to you below just a bit more evidence of Gods amazing design and how He could be setting up a meteor storm that could be the fulfillment of Revelation 12:3-4:
And another sign appeared in heaven: behold, a great red dragon, with seven heads and ten horns, and on his heads seven diadems. His tail swept down a third of the stars of heaven and cast them to the earth... I am going to present to you how God may be using a second comet (or second witness if you will) to create a meteor storm that could fu…

Colossians 3:2-4

Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory.

1 Peter 2:9

But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.

Philippians 3:20-21

But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.