New Stuff from Paul and Lyn!

"Based on everything I've heard and studied, I strongly believe this coming April/May is the time frame for our harpazo, God willing. I'm even more hopeful than I was for the Revelation 12 Sign on 9/23-24 in 2017. Maranatha!!"
The above comment was posted by Justin Hawks, as you know a frequent commenter here and very balanced and studied fella. Justin's comment was posted under Paul Dawson's latest video titled "Passover Appearances and the Season of the Rapture". Reading through the rest of the comments is just as encouraging. Paul Dawson has had a series of very encouraging videos lately that point to a possible spring rapture aligning with the upcoming feast days and releases of the Israeli Peace Plan. If you have time I encourage you to check this one and the others out.

Here is the recent video: (56 minutes)

Lyn Melvin also put up a thought provoking post this week that has brought out many interesting comments. Listen to what Shelia has to say about it here:
It does seem highly unlikely that if we are here for this Great Shaking and we are given some precious last moments to Testify that we will be communicating in quite the same way. As I ponder this scenario of an apocalyptic scene, I wonder--will our Lord "miraculously" carry us to where we need to be to witness effectively to our loved ones? Might we suddenly appear before family members in another state or country that we otherwise could not get to, or even contact in the midst of widespread devastation? Sounds "Impossible", doesn't it...which is exactly why in my mind, it entirely IS possible. (Acts 8:39-40 KJV) What a stunning statement that would make before we ever opened our mouths to testify. (The best thing being that we'd surely have their full attention for once;-) One can pray for such a Blessed opportunity, but as always, HIS Perfect Will be done, Amen. Blessings and Maranatha!

Amen Shelia!  Throughout my walk I have been shown the possibility of a transformation/glorification just prior to the Rapture. I have shared some info on this in the past and I believe 1 Corinthians 15:51 speaks plainly of this transformation.
Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed
This is clearly a mystery, and I don't think anyone knows exactly how it will play out in the coming days/weeks/months....but if we stay near Jesus we surely won't miss a thing He has prepared for us... mighty works He has set up beforehand for us to walk in (Eph 2:10).

Here is Lyn's Article...read and be ready for the King is Coming! https://lynmelvin.blogspot.com/2019/02/the-dropping-of-his-shoe-2-visions.html

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    1. Hi Kathy in PA, I only just thought now about All's previous post where she listed the 13 points/paradoxes from a original Bible study she did from F E Marsh, 2002, Illustrated Bible Studies.
      1. We see unseen things 2 Corinthians 4:18
      2. We conquer by yielding Matthew 5:5
      3. We rest under a yoke
      Matthew 11:28-30 ...

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    2. Sorry, "Alla's" comment in the previous post.

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    3. Hi, Cathi G. I copied Alla's list and am working on it. Have always been fascinated by those types of verses, just never thought of them as a group. Looking for Old Testament references. I was happy to see that you are getting around better.Back issues are not fun! Hope your cane is still outside, forgotten!

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    4. Dear Kathy, my take on Matthew 20:16 from CONTEXT is this: The workers called first were the ones complaining later before God whereas the last ones didn't. The last hour workers were just happy with Gods grace (the denarius) whereas the 'early birds' murmured against God about their working conditions (but quite unhappy with grace being offered though). The context is clear to me: These last ones are called "evil" by God (verse 15 referring to Matthew 6:23 the "evil eye") and thus are NOT "chosen" (verse 16 b). These kind of "Christians" are those who will tell you they have been 'working hard in the vineyard for decades since youth' (I have met with those in person!) but they would practically contradict every feature of a true brother from 1 John 4:20.

      If you put another level of meaning on it you can also apply it on Jews and Gentiles of course. The Jews were given the kingdom promises (and grace!) first but they rejected them, so God would call the Gentiles who will now enter the kingdom of Heaven before the Jews who are cast out (Luke 13:28-30 is the proper reference). Blessings to you!

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    5. Hi Kathi! Sorry that I didn't answer, I'm very sick today. I looked through this book of Marsh, it's another thema, it's about Gathering in the future when we come together to the Lord in Kingdom. It's good explaned by Spurgeon, Sermon 2221.
      http://www.romans45.org/spurgeon/sermons/2221.htm
      By Marsh it's in his book (I bought it also many years ago) named 1000 Bible Study Outlines, #752. Shall Come: "Things that "shall come" in the future.", 14 short points, very interesting. I will look in this book and give my outline, I need first to write it into my notes.
      Thank you for your very interesting question! Blessings to all!
      Mat 20:15-16 (KJV); Mark 10:31 (KJV); Luke 13:24-29 (KJV)
      The Lord will reward us with His Grace, and not according to our work! Prase and Thankgiving! This thema is very good for us now, we are to get ready and standing at the door! Maranatha!

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    6. Sorry Kathy for my error in your name!

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    7. Thanks, Annabel, for sharing your thoughts. I didn't notice the evil eye reference, but was encouraged that the owner of the vineyard also called one of the complainers friend. There is grace again! You have given me something to think about. Hopefully will remember next time I'm tempted to complain.

      Alla, thanks for including the name of your book. They still sell it , I will take a look at it to order. Sorry to hear you aren't feeling well today. Will continue to pray for you, as a lot of the folks here do. You are precious to our Father and to me. Your heart of love shows!

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    8. Thank you Kathy for your prayer! I found some stuff of this author – Frederick Edward Marsh, this isn't that books, which I study many years, but it's interesting. Much Blessings!
      https://www.blueletterbible.org/commentaries/marsh_fe/index.cfm

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  2. Just watched Pauls video, I cannot tell how wonderful and uplifting this study was to me today! No more words here... MARANATHA, Abba up! :-D

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  3. Have only watched a few minutes of Paul Dawson's newest video as I sipped my coffee this morning, but definitely plan to finish asap!

    It was a pleasant surprise to see my article posted here because it is a sobering yet exhilarating message. Believe me, like Sheila, I was hoping we were closer to the "second shoe dropping" than the first! I do believe, as I wrote in my above article, the window of Revival will be a VERY SMALL one for it does not take long before God will drop the second shoe--in other words, His wrath--which we as Spirit-filled and sealed saints are NOT appointed to.

    And get this--I was cleaning off my desk today and came across some notes I wrote on a video posted by Rivkah Ministries YTC which I watched last year in August. It is very long--almost 3 hours--but beginning at ~16 minutes this Brother shares about a dream he had 3 TIMES where he witnesses a horrible earthquake and then has direct eye contact with Jesus. He thought the Rapture would take place BUT IT DID NOT HAPPEN. Instead he ends up teaching different groups of people who come to him BECAUSE HE WAS GLOWING.

    As a caveat, I know nothing about Rivkah Ministries; but the timing of coming across this today seems NOT coincidental! Oh! Here's the link for their 8-22-18 video called THREE DAYS OF DARKNESS AGAIN:

    https://youtu.be/9Yyau-ybvhE

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    1. Lyn, I know you are being pulled in many directions, atm, yet I posted a respo on prior thread concerning this very small revival, and, you not mentioning leads me to think you hadn't seen. When you've a moment (short post, not a Tome), I would enjoy your response to my response on your original, Maranatha!

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    2. Jimboni--did you see my reply below under Micah Daniel's?

      Here it is: Jimboni~Yes, brother. Though no one knows for sure what Revival looks like at a time like this (I also love what Sheila shared), it most likely will not look like any past Revival!! Love your ark door-closing analogy! The impression in my spirit is that the "Revival" will be very, very brief--exactly how brief I do not know. Then we're outta here ;D

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  4. So I'm not trying to argue with the point that Lyn made in regards to a big world wide calamity leading to revival, but the first thing I thought of was the verses in Matt. 24:38&39. "For as in the days before the flood, they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and did not know until the flood came and took them all away, so also will the coming of the Son of Man be". Just wondering what anyone else thought about that.

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    1. Hi Micah - I think Lyn would be the first to tell us to hold personal dreams/interpretations with a spiritual 'grain of salt'. The reality is that the bible is a little unclear as to end-time revival..verses like the latter times will be greater than the former etc can give some indication of a late days revival, however we need to ask ourselves what a 'revival' looks like. Iran for one is experiencing 'revival' like no other time even now! (and can I put in a plug for donating to charities who work to get bibles into Iran as they are desperately short of them). We have had a lot of dreams discussed on this blog which have not come to pass (am thinking of a favourite YTuber in this regard), however - I have to be careful not to lump all dreams/interpretations in this category. Could an end-times revival take place...absolutely! Does it perfectly align with biblical perspective...errrrr that is a little more uncertain. Ironically enough, when Lyn had previously mentioned the shoe dream, my first thought went to the story of Boaz...kinsmen redeemer who had taken off his sandal when purchasing the land of the original rightful owner...the shoe was a 'seal the deal' moment when Boaz redeemed not just the land, but the gentile bride that went along with it:)

      back to the revival...my personal opinion...as it has always been, is that there may well be a revival of some sort, however considering I don't believe Christ will return until the bulk of tribulation has come and gone, I see it as more of a defining of belief vs unbelief through tribulation/taking of the mark of the beast...no fence sitters per se...however I am a lone voice on this blog with this.

      Regarding the times of Noah...hardening of the heart and all of that. The god of this world continues to blind the eyes of the unbeliever, and he will continue to do so as long as he has breath in him. Bless you. Ryan

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    2. Dear brother micah daniel, you may find much more detailed information to be collected together (Isaiah 28:10 "here a little, there a little") in the other relevant books of Jasher (chapters 5-6) and Jubilees (chapters 4-5). Read for yourself, you can jump to the next chapter on the bottom of the page/s:

      https://www.sacred-texts.com/chr/apo/jasher/5.htm

      http://www.pseudepigrapha.com/jubilees/4.htm

      You will find Genesis 6:3 quoted literally in Jubilees 5:8 and a reference to it in Jasher 5:8 also. It is not about limitation of lifespan to mankind here but this 120 year period was the time during which Noah and his grandfather Methusalah were calling people to repent and announcing judgement. In fact NO ONE would hearken to them during ALL this time (!) so there was certainly NO great revival BEFORE which also corresponds to the rethoric question of the LORD Jesus in Luke 18,8 b).

      Regarding "revival" it may be called alike but I rather think it is some spiritual preparation of "Jacob awakening during his trouble" because Zev Porat mentioned some really interesting developments among Rabbis and Yeshiva students in Israel today from the Rabbi Kaduri prophecy about Jesus Christ the Messiah (you can watch the full audio interview on YouTube here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0o5XdIbxMk ). If it was a CHRISTIAN revival they would in fact be truly born again NOW like Zev Porat was but most of them are not openly confessing with their mouth because they are afraid of persecution (which Zev was/is not because the Holy Spirit dwells within him who prevents from fear). We know this is relevant though to be called a true believer in Christ today AND in responsability before God (Romans 10:9 / Mattthew 10:32-33 / Luke 12:8). There are no "hidden disciples" like among the Jews before the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. It is always Gods will to confess Jesus openly, even in times of persecution. So I can somehow feel Gods hand moving towards already preparing the 144,000 Firstfruits to be awakened quite soon but not now. Blessings to you, MARANATHA!

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    3. micah daniel, great point. My thoughts are that this is sidling up under the BOTH category and further justifies my ideas, prior post, re this Moment. Consider, with the time allotted for this Last Call BEING actually very short, a day, maybe hours, again, esp if Supernaturally Orchestrated by our Holy Spirit Travel Agent, et al. Just as in the final stages of a Delivery, after water breaking, Contracts are, hopefully, hard and fast. So, the, Buying and Selling, etc., description applies until Shoe #1 drops, to be specific, not until Harpazo/AC reveal, which follows.

      As this Last Call is Divine Mercy Entangled with, and Immediately Prior To, Harpazo, et al, THIS could be seen as the Closing Of The Arc Door. Add in that these 'Revivals', occurring one-on-one, as I had pictured, will be, mostly, out of the public eye, alongside likely efforts of the Deceiver to hide Harpazo and co-opt it, and this Moment does not violate Matthew 24:38-39, this being the 'until the door closed' point referred to.

      One could conjecture that, RIGHT NOW, the door is LIFTING UP, the Closing Begun, Sifting Finishing and when the Shoe hits the ground, the sound it delivers will be of that door hitting the jam. We then have a few Moment to get the stragglers in THE CRACK before The Captain Puts His Shoulder To the Door and WHAM, Cast Off!

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    4. Will try to reply quickly before dinnertime here!
      Micah~I believe the Lord has shown me (and many others) a NATIONAL CATASTROPHE NOT an international catastrophe. Two quotes from the above article:

      "Before war comes to America, I believe God—IN HIS GREAT MERCY—will allow Her to experience some type of national calamity. It most likely will come as an apparent natural disaster."

      "The impression in my spirit is that believers in Christ will see the second crack in the economy come as a result of a global elite attack—probably on New York City—but that we will not be here for the third crack when the dollar collapses as a result of wrath being poured out."

      Jimboni~Yes, brother. Though no one knows for sure what Revival looks like at a time like this (I also love what Sheila shared), it most likely will not look like any past Revival!! Love your ark door-closing analogy! The impression in my spirit is that the "Revival" will be very, very brief--exactly how brief I do not know. Then we're outta here ;D

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    5. Thanks everyone for your responses. Love that we can discuss these topics and just explore what the Lord is doing and going to do with us and the world. I appreciate all of the time and effort put into not only the articles but also everyone's comments . Praise the Lord for you all.

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    6. Thank you for saying all this, Nora. I wanted to comment similarity. I agree with you on what you expressed. And, well too about the verses on confessing with your mouth and acknowledging God ... I once read an article on this and their viewpoint was it isn't that Jesus will deny us salvation. It is more that he will acknowledge you before angels. How about that as something to digest? It comforted me even tho I knew I disappointed Jesus or would not be blessed in this manner, if you will or in failing in being a disciple for Christ. I have come to see that babes in Christ are not spiritual in a maturity sort of way and can't be considered a disciple. But, we are still saved.

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    7. "but most of them are not openly confessing with their mouth because they are afraid of persecution (which Zev was/is not because the Holy Spirit dwells within him who prevents from fear). We know this is relevant though to be called a true believer in Christ today AND in responsability before God (Romans 10:9 / Mattthew 10:32-33 / Luke 12:8)."

      I believe so that there are true born again Christian believers at places where persecution is on who are "underground", in hiding and silent because of fear. They are still saved.

      Having the Holy Spirit doesn't make us automatically free from all fear!!! It's a (life-)long process most of the time. In my case it is certainly so. Yes, the Holy Spirit could use even fearful people mightily giving them encouragement to witness and/or be martired, of course! But I wouldn't like for brethren to question their salvation who were overcome by fear and kept silent at some point (or several/many points) in their lives! At times people are swift to judge (without knowing the situation of others or being in their shoes). As for the Lord Jesus, He understands us much more than we understand ourselves. It's enough to look at how He handled Peter's denial of Him (3 times out of fear).

      Ultimately, what drives out fear from the heart is the Lord's love toward us, building and nurturing us. "Perfect love drives out fear" but -as I said- most of the time it's a very long (lifelong) process. We have to get rooted deeply in His love and that takes time and the porcess differs individually.

      "(Romans 10:9 / Mattthew 10:32-33 / Luke 12:8)" ... These above quoted verses were taken out of context here, imo.

      No offense meant, I'm aware that we'll continue to disagree on that! I just had to put my 2 cents here because that's an important topic and again I wouldn't like anyone to question their salvation because they were overcome by fear and kept silent in the past! (Even here in Western countries. Even out of fear of being mocked or for whatever reason.) Be it believers who live among us in the West (aka USA and Europe) or at any other truly higly persecuted parts of the world! The Lord is our merciful High Priest, He's merciful toward ALL our weaknesses! He understands that we are dust, remembers how we were made. "A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out." Lastly, those of us who live in "the West" doesn't know what people in Muslim countries (for example) or in China or at other truly hostile parts of the world must to endure.

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    8. (Hi Cathi, I reposted my comment because of some minor changes/re-phrase, the essence of it remained the same, srry about that!)

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    9. Btw Cathi, take heart, you can't *disappoint* Him! He's all-knowing (so, He's always way-way-way ahead of us, not to mention that He knew everything about you way before the creation of the world) and He's merciful and loving beyond our current understanding! It's a pretty "big job" :-) of the Holy Spirit to teach us and convince us how much He loves us! A continual realization for me that I have a LOT to learn concerning that.

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    10. I am reminded of a plea to us, from a Sister Babe in Christ, saved Muslim in a Muslim land. She spoke to those investigating many Muslims coming to Faith through Dreams & Visions, usually with Our Lord, Himself, interacting with the new Believer. The specifics of her heartfelt prayer request I strive to stand in the shadow of, to this day. She said, Oh, no, please do not pray that we not suffer persecution, that is our Witness. Rather, please pray that we will Stand and not Break, that we will Endure to Honor Our Lord. Pray for our Endurance, not that it cease, amen. Humbly recalled, Maranatha!

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    11. A disciple is counting the cost amd paying the price with eternal rewards awaiting him. Others accepted the free gift of salvation and believed in Christ but they haven't grown up into maturity to be called a disciple but are still sealed by the Holy Spirit and He will raise them up whether resurrected or raptured. I decided to go ahead and post the above even tho I realize Nora that you deleted your comment. I think you expressed yourself well and in a kind and loving manner. And, I also think that your thoughts and views and what you said were needed.
      As to fear - well I was and still am a fearful person. I was afraid of life. Afraid of failure. I mean, I didn't think I could hold down a job, that I could do the most menial task. I was emotionally bankrupt. I believed in Christ but none of this thinking changed afterward. How I wish I had become like Peter who gave that speech after Pentecost and was filled with the Holy Spirit when he had earlier denied Jesus three times! I am more like Nicodemus coming to Jesus in the dark and when no one was around so that I wouldn't be seen. I grew up in fear or living under it or whatever. So, it can be and probably is for most of us, the average person, a lifelong process. I had a deep distrust of God as a father and that didn't bode well for me. It just isn't that simple to charge ahead and be this warrior for Christ because the Holy Spirit is inside you. I hope this isn't being blasphemous. He is a person and He works within you but it is not a slam dunk.
      Anyhow, I think that we are all human and we have our sins, our faults, our character traits, etc that embody who we are whether we are a believer or not. I don't think we are exempt from struggling in whatever kind of way. We are still human and we sin, we error in judgement, we fall short, we get puffed up, judgemental, cynical, and the whole ball of emotions. We are in this body of flesh. And, Jesus knows this and he is compassionate toward us because he knows we are but flesh. And, he died for us inspite of our fears, our presumptuous sins, our blindness. We are His. He is the faithful one and we are faithless. He will be the one giving us strength and courage when needed because it isn't us - it is His strength.
      I just came through a physical thing that caused me a lot of fear. I was in terrible pain, alone with it mostly, and worried about taking care of myself. I tried very hard to not cry Why God because I was taught in my Christian understanding that you don't ask why as in feeling sorry for yourself. That's easy for me to do. I thought of Alla, Gods Warrior, Through and Through with having heart surgery, Caleb, Sherry's Ed, Lu Vega (sorry if spelled incorrectly) and what he went through collapsing in his shower, Jimboni's love for Caleb and the trials he deals with ... And, all these sufferings and trials and sacrifices helped me in my low moments. It gave me strength to prod myself forward. So, we suffer and God uses this to mold us and make us more Christlike because that is the Holy Spirit's work to have us be more like Him. I am Peter sitting near a fire extending out my arms so that I can feel some warmth on my hands on a cold evening as I sit there shivering, worrying​ and wondering about what is happening with Jesus, fearful and afraid, unable to back away and run for cover tho my insides are screaming at me to go, leave, run ... My nerves are on edge and I angrily snap at a young maiden girl because I am afraid. Not just once, but three times, I say I don't know Jesus ...

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    12. Great thanks Micah, Lyn, Cathi, Nora, Jimboni for your thoughts and prayers! Blessings!

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    13. And I thought about fear, an example of Elijah running away from Jezebel, 1Kings 19:1-8 (KJV).
      But the Lord sent His angel to encourage him really! The threats of the ungodly shouldn't make us run away! For example Acts 4:13-21 (KJV) But the Lord is merciful really! Joshua 1:9 (KJV)

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    14. To make a long story short from scripture (not from guessing around):

      Matthew 25:24-30 (especially verses 25+30 for the 'end of the story')

      Romans 8:15

      2 Timothy 1:7

      MARANATHA!

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    15. None of the Bible verses you listed support the above described view you shared, Annabel. (But again, that's my 2 cents.) I said everything I had to in my previous comment about that.

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    16. Cathi, I totally feel you!!! Totally! *hugs* One thing I believe differently is that neither sickness nor bad things in general are from the Lord "to mold" us. Those are simply the consequences of the fallen, broken, sin-infested world we live in.

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    17. Cathi, p.s.: I kept thinking about the topic of blessings and the Lord's favor. A bit later I'll share some thoughts on that too, I just need to collect them.

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      The topic of the Lord’s grace, His favor and mercy is so vast, I think it could be discussed all day long, many days long. I’ll try to keep what came to my mind in a nutshell.

      One of the amazing things about the Lord Jesus is that He is our perfect High Priest and perfect Sacrificial Lamb in one person! The imperfect Old Covenant “shadows” like the Levitical Priesthood and the animal sacrificial system all pointed to Him. In Old Covenant times when someone committed a sin and brought the sacrificial lamb or ox to the priest who inspected it, what was exactly inspected? The sin-offering was inspected, the lamb or the ox –not the sinner himself- and if it was found eligible by the priest, it was sacrificed to the Lord and the sinner was made free from his/her particular sin. But it was imperfect and temporary while the Lord Jesus’ sacrifice is perfect, eternal, finished, covering every single sin ever committed. When God the Father wants to evaluate the born again believer who He’s looking at? Who He evaluates? He looks at Jesus Christ our Perfect Representative, our Perfect Sacrificial Lamb! He doesn’t look at you at your evaluation, He looks at Christ. Moreover, He doesn’t see the born again believer apart from Christ anymore! There are several Bible verses about us being in Christ, being members of His Body. (Further examples: Christ lives in me, no longer I! I was bought with a price, I’m His now, no longer my own). Other Bible verses are about the divine exchange on the Cross, the Lord Jesus became sin(!) for us so in Him we became the very righteousness of God! This is truly mind-blowing and only with the much needed help of the Holy Spirit could we BEGIN to understand this more than astronomically great truth! I guess we won’t fully understand it among the many other wonderful things of the Lord while we’re in the flesh, this side of Heaven.

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    19. (pt.2.)

      Back to the Lord’s favor, mercy and grace… Surely the greatest gift God gave us is His Son Himself! His Life and Blood in exchange for our sins. Born again believers will enter Heaven on the basis what the Lord Jesus had done for them not on their own merit. The Bible says that every good and perfect gift comes down from Heaven, from the Father’s hands. The greatest gift is Christ and all the lesser gifts, including all the blessings and favor of God are also unmerited, can’t be earned or worked for. Let me put here 3 Bible verses as examples.

      Fristly: “For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was proclaimed among you by me and Silvanus and Timothy, was not “Yes” and “No,” but in Him it has always been “Yes.” For all the promises of God are “Yes” in Christ. And so through Him, our “Amen” is spoken to the glory of God. Now it is God who establishes both us and you in Christ.” (2 Corinthians 1:19-20)

      Secondly: “ Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us (for it is written, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”) that the blessing of Abraham might come upon the Gentiles in Christ Jesus, that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.” (Galatians 3:13-14)

      Thirdly: “He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also freely give us all things?” (Romans 8:32-33)

      Let’s point out some details in CAPS:

      “He who did not spare His own Son, but delivered Him up for us all, how shall He not with Him also FREELY give us ALL things?”

      *Freely* means freely. Not based on our own merit or works. Gifts are gifts and favor is favor. In my understanding neither can be earned or worked for, concerning Him. Plus, the Lord can’t be and isn’t indebted to anyone.

      One thing about the Bema Seat of Christ… I believe so (that’s just my 2 cents again) that all the precious gems (all the things that won’t burn) are produced by Him through us (when based on His promptings we’re doing things in His strength under His guidance). We’ll get rewards allowing Him working through us basically.

      As for when Satan&Co.& this sin infested world throwing lemons (trouble) at us… the Lord takes them and turns them not only into lemonade but apple juice (or whatever delicious juice one prefers). He’s a Master and an Artist of turning around seemingly hopeless and devastating situations devised by the enemy for destruction and making them “the stepping stones” of enormous blessings. One example is the life story of Joseph in Egypt. Or what about when Satan thought that he won with the crucifixion of the Lord Jesus…

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    20. pt.3.

      Lastly, my understanding on the character building “endurance-training” of the Lord… He’s always on our side, always knows what’s best for us and always working behind the scenes to turn things around and for *the immensely much better*. He closes doors that He knows would harm us BUT at the same time He’s about to open doors that will lead to amazing blessings. What He has in store for us is ALWAYS exceedingly, abundantly above all we could ask or think or dare to dream of! We can take that to the bank and that’s why we could have a hopeful and joyful expectation of wonderful things from the Lord while we’re waiting on Him in a temporary unpleasant situation for example. Also, the Lord’s endurance training always produces true and lasting peace in the end. SHALOM peace I might add: aka wholeness and well-being in our spirit, soul, mind and body! And, when it comes to temptations He’ll make an escape for us. (I’d like again to add that sickness is definitely not this category, the Lord doesn’t use sickness to train or mold us! Sickness is an enemy of the Lord and of everything belonging to Him and this enemy was defeated at the cross.)

      Okay , instead of a nutshell this turned out to be a coconut-shell but that’s really an enormous and deep topic. (That’s my current understanding on these things. The Lord surely has more in store for me to learn in the future.)

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    21. (pt.4.)

      Regarding how much the Lord loves us, for the gist of it, I’d like to share something I’ve learned not long ago, as it totally blew my mind!

      From Isaiah 53:
      “But He was wounded for our transgressions,
      He was bruised for our iniquities;
      The chastisement for our peace was upon Him,
      And by His stripes we are healed.
      All we like sheep have gone astray;
      We have turned, every one, to his own way;
      And the Lord has laid on Him the iniquity of us all.”

      “For the transgressions of My people He was stricken.
      And they made His grave with the wicked—
      But with the rich at His death,
      Because He had done no violence,
      Nor was any deceit in His mouth.
      Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise Him;
      He has put Him to grief.”


      Take a look at Isaiah 53:10 again:

      “Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise Him;
      He has put Him to grief.”

      The Lord Jesus, the most precious to the Father, He literally gave His most valuable One when He gave Jesus up for us ALL to save our lives from eternal destruction! But it doesn’t end here because ”…it pleased the Lord to bruise Him…” Why? Why did it please Him to bruise the One most precious to Him??? A very imperfect analogy but imagine to beat your child to death for saving someone who’s not only totally against you with everything they have but also hate you from their guts and don’t get you at all! Plus, they probably won’t care and won’t be touched at all by the sacrifice you made for them by beating your child to death for them!

      Why did it please the Father to bruise the Son? Because He knew that this is the ONE and ONLY WAY to save us! HE LOVES US THAT MUCH that He was pleased! He loves us that much and we have such value in His eyes!!! I was totally mind-blown when I’ve learned that! I still am thinking about it and I’m well aware that I can’t fathom this fact in its entirety at all! We were really brought with a *price*, our value in Father’s God estimation is the blood and the life of His own Son!

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    22. (For Isaiah 53:10 I used the KJV/NKJV translation. Young's Literal Translation also says: " And Jehovah hath delighted to bruise him...")

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    23. I can't tell you how many times the thought has crossed my mind that "judgment is coming to America" in relation to the recent abortion escalation from various sectors of government, and I know I'm not alone. Of course abortion is only one piece of the puzzle, albeit perhaps the biggest piece. My general thought has been that believers will be taken out before that judgment happens (Lot/Soddom, Enoch/flood, etc), and the fallout of the rapture will be a big part of that judgment. But really the judgment can happen at any time, pre- or post-rapture; and Lyn's points about catastrophes happening in Japan, Greece, etc, is a good one. I think what Lyn is presenting about a "shaking" in the birth transition seems reasonable to me, and God willing a revival will accompany!

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    24. Cathi G, I have a little story for you and then have more to say about temperament types, which is a life-long passion of mine.

      MERCY ON A SAW

      That’s what I thought my mom was saying when I was a child.
      That’s what I thought the preachers were saying when I was an adult.
      What is our heavenly Father actually saying when He speaks of Mercy?
      Does mercy come on the tearing edge of a ripping saw?
      Does mercy come through gritted teeth or a begrudging attitude?
      King David said that His Mercy endures forever.
      Yahweh is Father and He knows the stuff of which we’re made.
      After all, He was there.
      Abba is Love Manifest.
      If we understand with ears that hear, the message won’t be garbled:

      MERCY ON US ALL

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    25. Cathi G., There is a very specialized job just waiting for you. He knows the plans He has for you. All of your life experiences will come together as preparation. I predict much sighing and weeping when at last you see your chance to be effective at what you were designed to be.

      About forty years ago I read a book about temperament types which changed my outlook on life. The Grand Designer planned for differing skill sets to serve His Purpose. And the personalities play into that. We can’t all be hammers or sandpaper.

      Each time we have a chance to see a child from birth to grown, we can affirm that many characteristics were always a part of the whole that carries through our lives. I keep thinking of a picture of my sister and me. She was born smiling. I was not. Though we look a lot alike, we can always be identified by the mouth. I married a very sociable guy and that has forced me out of my comfort zone for nearly 50 years, but I’d still rather stay home.

      This is not to dismiss the working of the Spirit, but I think the work done is within the parameters of who we are at core. Of course, that’s arguable. What isn’t! That’s just what I’ve observed. So, please be encouraged. This here life is not all there is, as you know so well.

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    26. WOW, Nora! Thank you for your kind words and encouragement!

      "So, we suffer and God uses this to mold us and make us more Christlike because that is the Holy Spirit's work to have us be more like Him." These were words I used above here in quotes - I just want to say that I wasn't implying that God brings sickness or anything evil. Only that he allows what comes to us, whether it is of our own doing (because we have free will), or from an outside source, and so on. I think he then will use everything that touches us to help us have more of Christ's character, to know him better, and ultimately to bring God glory and well I guess so much more that we don't know ... as in He is the Potter, and we are the clay. Too, in that we have more capacity and/or ability to be able to be of comfort to one another, to be more compassionate, understanding, and in being an encouragement to another person, for example as expressed in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4.

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    27. Cathi, for further encouragement, when you have time check Psalm 91, Psalm 34, Psalm 121, Psalm 123 and Psalm 107! Read them prayerfully! It will give you comfort and refreshment. As Psalm 121 says:

      "The Lord will keep you from all harm—
      he will watch over your life;
      the Lord will watch over your coming and going
      both now and forevermore."

      The Lord's heart has always been for protection of His loved ones, even in Old Covenant times. I respectfully disagree with you about Him allowing bad things to happen to us for the sake of molding us through suffering caused by these bad things. In my understanding that's a mistaken interpretation of Scripture that causes much fear and heartache within the Church.

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    28. *MERCY ON A SAW ... MERCY ON US ALL* I like that! :-)

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    29. p.s. Cathi, I think my phrasing is off by saying "...even in Old Covenant times." Of course the Lord has always been the same, not changing. Jesus revealed His Fatherhood, love and mercy in their entirety to us.

      "From His fullness we have all received grace upon grace. For the Law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ." (John 1:16-17)

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    30. Amen Nora! Studying your lection! It's wonderful! Much Blessings!

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    31. Much blessings to you too, dear Alla! Please let me know if you have any prayer request! (Tomorrow I'll meet my best friend, we're gonna pray for you!)

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    32. Thanks again for your encouragement, Nora. I will read those Psalms! And, as Alla said studying what you said. That may take a lifetime, tho.

      I didn't get it! Until, I read your comment, Nora - Mercy On Us All! (Mercy On the Saw).

      Cy and Cry ... Too funny! Did you ever hear of the story of a young bride making a roast for her new husband and her Mom was over and she watched her slice off both ends of this roast before putting it in the roaster. Her Mom asked her why she did that. Her daughter answered that is what she saw her always do at home. Her Mom then tells her that she did this because the roaster was too small! Isn't that just a hoot!

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    33. TY Nora! I need really your prayer very much! I have much pain, trying to do my best and praying with my hubby, but it goes not better! Studying the Bible always! Very much blessings!

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    34. "That may take a lifetime, tho." Cathi, I can relate, there's a lot to learn for me too but thanks to God we have His Spirit! :-)

      Alla, we will definitely pray! *hugs*

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    35. Wow, so far down I have to go to reply! Cathi G., wow, Sister, that was Beautiful, Marvelous, and I am so Blessed by your Testimony/Witness/Holy Rant, amen and amen! I must Praise Our Lord for you or I will sin in praising you too highly, amen. Thank you.

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    36. OK, now, having read down to here...Cathi G., yes, I had heard that one . The context was a teaching on the limits of man-made tradition and the often unseen details behind them versus the Plans of Abba, clear and precise with without error, confusion or guile, Maranatha!

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    37. I am back on here and re-reading ... Cy and Cry and Jimboni! I am speechless.

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    38. Oh, too funny, Cathi. Just this afternoon that story about the roast in the pan came to mind totally out of the blue. Wish I could remember what time it was. Kids can misunderstand. It was the longest time till I realized that 'mares eat oats and doe's eat oats and little lambs eat ivy' rather than marzedotes and dozydotes and little lambse-divey.

      I guess the lesson there would be to keep listening to our Parent. We might get some clarity in time.

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    39. When I was a kid I would say "oswell dadenswell".... only as an adult did I realize it was "all's well that ends well".... yeah, that makes better sense. Thanks Shakespeare for that one, I think.

      All kidding aside, I have a few things to say, and I will try to be short and to the point. First, Ryan, through and through, your last several posts have resonated strongly with me. I love your clarity and honesty and depth. I will try to add specifics, in other posts, as time permits, for what it is worth.

      Lyn, I have followed your comments for quite some time and only grazed a little on your articles, mostly for lack of time. But feeling prompted I read your shoe drop article, and it was excellent. I have felt for quite a while that we would see both calamity and revival before the rapture, but when I have mentioned, it seems there is about a fifty fifty split. Half saying yes, the other no. I think you are correct, but that's just me. For what it is worth, my brother saw, in a dream, Mt Vesuvius erupting just before the rapture. His dreams have come true many times.

      Looking forward to whatever else the Lord shows you.

      Nora and Cathi, thank you for speaking your hearts and standing up for The Shepherd, whose voice I recognize as well. I concur. And Cathi, as I have told you before, I absolutely love the way you weave the details, like mentioning how various trials mentioned over these blogs helped you to press on, what a beautiful detail. Details are the difference between a painted masterpiece and an unskilled art project. You've given me a sistine chapel. Nora, you have shined the light again and again.

      Alla, your faithfulness and zeal are so encouraging and pleasant and you make me want to study the word harder.

      Cy and Cry, wish I understood that handle of yours, it drives me crazy. No offense, I'll admit my neurosis on that, but I do love the literary and poetic quality you bring.

      Kathy in PA, Justin and Micah, your comments have been so very encouraging and a blessing.

      Jimboni, you and the Scout are such a blessing. Always praying for you and learning so much from you.

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    40. M' Ida Bless, Ida Bless, Aye, Pea-Pea, Aye. Why, that's how I was taught to spell the name of the longest river, weren't you?

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    41. Ha Miguel - after Jimbonis comment, you can add my 'neurosis' admission alongside yours:)

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    42. Thank you for your kind words, Miguel! :-)

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    43. Hi Miquel and TnT, let me put you out of your misery. EZ 9:4 is the better half of the story and it happens to correspond w my initials. And melancholy by nature though I have joy deep inside.

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    44. Miguel~TY for your feedback, brother! I have cut and pasted it into my article's Comment Section. It is good always for us to admit we only "see in part" and our understanding may be incorrect. But I would rather be obedient to share what He reveals and take the chance of being ridiculed than face My Lord and have Him ask, "Why didn't you warn them?"

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    45. CY...I've wondered about your unique handle as well how. TY for sharing your purpose and how WONDERFULLY based! To think of how every time you identify yourself that way, you are in effect expressing agreement with our Lord in His sorrow over the sinful state of this world and reflecting the fact that those who are with Him in His sorrow will also be with Him in Salvation. Amen, Sister, Amen!

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    46. Love your above^ comment Sheila on Cy n Cry/our Lords sorrow... ! truly Wonderful*

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    47. Hi Miguel! The best of all this is your post again! Blessed be the Lord! Trying now to determine your thought and your own place in all this! The fist though is the best: Php 4:6-9 (KJV)
      Thank you Brother and your brother and all yours with! Blessings!

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    48. This Scripture is in my outlines under the thema Authority:
      The authority of His peace gives the authority of His protecting calm, as we are careful for nothing, prayerful in everything, and thankful for anything.
      And then all the gifts of each of us which you listed here, are directed to one purpose – peace of God keeps our hearts and God of peace is with us. Maranatha!

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    49. Oops! on the extra "how" typo--should just read "as well".

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    50. Hi Cathi,
      I just wanted to say thanks for sharing your comment above about "fear in your life". I think many of us, could relate to what you said. I know I could anyway.

      When I feel like a loser, or I bumble along, not articulating myself well, or I feel, LORD where is my place in this world, or I mentally kick my self, thinking, why did I just say that, or why didnt I say what I was thinking... I can take comfort, that this us not my world, I am just visiting, and I also take comfort when I read scriptures like; 2 Corinthians 12:9-11.

      2 Corinthians 12:9-11
      9 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 10 That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

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    51. To state the obvious, Sheila, your spirit and that of the Father team up so nicely to encourage and comfort.

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    52. Miguel. Thank you again! What can I say?

      Jordan, thank you for your encouragement. I did a bit of reading on 2 Corinthians 12:9. The apostle Paul didn't usually bring himself into things (as he did here) but he needed to address the attitudes of the false teachers in Corinth who were proud and relished in their own capabilities such as their oratory skills - and the people were eating it up! Paul used his thorn in the flesh to tell them he rejoiced in his weaknesses so that God's strength and His grace would work in and through Paul! He asked God to remove this thorn in his flesh three times. But, God said His grace was sufficient. Paul wasn't relying on any resources he possessed, but rather it was God who was his resource. Our resources can be diminished or disappear. Whereas, God's resources are always available to us. Paul's weaknesses had caused him to depend on God and not on himself.
      Thorn in Greek meant stake and it was compared to pegs used to put up tents. A tent covers us from the elements. God covers us with His grace and strength.
      Isaiah 5:4 was used as a cross reference.
      I always see Paul as this figure who possessed charisma and power that drew people to him mostly because of his training as a Pharisee of Pharisees. Yet, he prayed asking others that he would speak with boldness in preaching the gospel. When I see him sitting upon his steed (I think of a powerful brute of a horse), watching the crowd salivating over the stoning of Stephen (the first martyr), and then laying their coats at his feet.

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    53. The scripture reference was supposed to be Isaiah 4:5.

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  5. Hi, Micah. If you google search "The Olivet Discourse Grace thru faith" you can find another opinion on the text containing the verse you mentioned. There is a short answer and a longer audio study.

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    1. Thank you, Kathy in PA in giving this "other" viewpoint as to the Olive Discourse, which I think is usually not seen as valid. Or, the other view is more widely accepted by many and taught as such. Anyhow, I happen to agree with Jack Kelley on his view. It does seem that these verses among others are seen as for the church in this age of grace When, I see them as more applicable to the Jewish people and the time of Jacob's Trouble, or in the Tribulation period. That Christ is answering the disciples questions on the end of the age. They wanted to know when he was going to set up his kingdom and come back to Earth to do so. I mean when he says not go back in the house to get a coat and to leave the rooftop and flee Jerusalem, for example, he is referring to those in Jerusalem at that time. For me, I can't help but think how many believers are worrying and praying they are worthy to escape these things ... I see it for those in the Tribulation period. We are sealed by the Holy Spirit. We are covered by the blood of Jesus and God will see Jesus when he looks at us. It is His worthiness that makes us worthy. Rmams 4:5.

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    2. Hi, Cathi. I'm always happy to find another believer who agrees with Jack Kelley about this topic. I no longer wonder if I'm a foolish virgin, if I have wasted my talent or will end up with the goats. There are three goats in my barn, so I know why ending up with them would not be a good thing! I don't agree with Jack Kelley about everything, but he has helped me stop trying to shove a lot of square pegs in round holes. Peace to you!

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    3. "There are three goats in my barn, so I know why ending up with them would not be a good thing!" LOLOLOL

      "I don't agree with Jack Kelley about everything, but he has helped me stop trying to shove a lot of square pegs in round holes." Same here. He's one of my favorite Bible teachers!

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    4. Amen Nora and Kathy! Jack Kelley is for me alse one of the best Bible teachers really!

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    5. Aaahhh! Another sister who has found some truth. Isn't it awesome to be able to relax in the peace provided for us by Yahshua as we wait for our redemption. In our armor of course, also provided by Him. Abba bless you.

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    6. I don't agree with everything of Jack Kelley, but think it's worth to read his teaching about Olive Discourse (2 Parts): https://gracethrufaith.com/topical-studies/prophecy/understanding-the-olivet-discourse-parables/

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    7. I found now another teaching about, I've read it also, it seems to me it's worth to read. It' interesting for me your thoughts about!
      http://trackingbibleprophecy.org/olivet.php

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    8. Alla, I saved your tracking bible prophecy link and will read it this evening when things are quiet. Will let you know my thoughts after. Thanks! Always looking for good teaching. Last evening I listened again to Grace thru faith, audio 3 part study on The Olivet Discourse. Good to refresh the memory when you get up in years! Was happy that Micah Daniel brought up the subject.Hope you are feeling better today! Abba bless you and yours.

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    9. Amen, Kathy & Alla! and Micha etc...!, Shalom

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    10. Amen, Kathy, Tony, Micha and all Fam! Shalom! I'm looking also my old notes about!

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    11. Alla, I finished reading your suggested tracking bible prophecy article. Wow, was that loaded with information. Seemed to me like the author was setting out different ways of looking at The Olivet Discourse without really taking a definite position. Thanks for sending me off in that direction. I saw a point or two that I hadn't heard before. Abba bless!

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    12. Yes Kathy, thank you, this is the same thought which I also had! The author of this website is Amy Van Gerpen, the blessed Sister – http://trackingbibleprophecy.org/about.php
      She is also in FB, and her church is Bible Track, Pastor Wayne D. Turner: http://www.bibletrack.org/
      It's interesting to me your thoughts about!

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    13. Alla, I'm also having a wonderful time working on your paradox list. You blessed me twice! Thanks again.

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    14. I checked on Amy van Gerpen and ask myself how can somebody still believe in meteorology being reliable "science" TODAY when it should be pretty clear our weather is man-made geoengineering all over? Perhaps someone should tell her about the obvious... MARANATHA!

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  6. HOW THE US GOVERNMENT PASSED THE NOAHIDE LAWS (and many more revelations!) INTERVIEW WITH DR LORRAINE DAY 3/1/2019 on Israeli News Live (click!) app. 1 hour duration

    Dr. Day (born 1937) was married to former California congressman William Dannemeyer (born 1929) who experienced the very day of the passing of NL under George W. Bush and talked to her about this at home. More biographic info on Dr. Day here:

    https://www.goodnewsaboutgod.com/bio.htm

    Dr. Day is on the US governments "red list" for truthers so she would absolutely risk her life for speaking up as a Christian and she does that for many years already on various issues under Gods guidance and protection. This interview may reveal to you what you didn't know yet at all about the Deep State in the U.S. and in Israel. Matthew 10:27 / Ephesians 5:11

    MARANATHA!

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    1. I'm sorry of course it must be George H. W. Bush Sr. who passed the NL bill in March 1991. My bad. Please watch the interview anyway. Be blessed with understanding and knowledge!

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    2. loving this revealing video w/ Dr. Lorraine, excellent Annabel, TY n Blessings

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    3. JWO, Jew World Order....imposters - synagogue OF satan,...wolves in sheeps clothing! Protocols of Zion?

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  7. in reading this whole entire comment[s], i'm completely blessed!!! w/ 50 or more awesome comments...

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    1. Ozark, I love your enthusiasm! Can't wait to meet you and everyone here in person!

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    2. O my, Tony! You are real blessing to all Fam indeed! A great reward awaits you at Bema! Very-very soon! Amen!

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    3. TY sooo Much Kathy, Alla and all...like Sheila* says, "Holy Hugs"!,... btw Kathy, i am from Pa and my relatives and darn near all Pa folks - instead of sayin' y'all..., they say Yins! my aunt Betty says, Hey tony, Yins goin' down the farm?////\\\\ Are you from Pa by chance, Kathy? just wonderin'? i met a gal from West Virginia and she said to me after i told her i was from Pa, "Oh Y'all say Yins up there in Pennsylvania"! Sooo funny! heck them 2 states run right up agin' one another \o/ Well i,m fixin ta take n git bak ta werk now. ITS BIN FUN! Kathy, you are so nice

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    4. Ozark, I see your name is Tony, will try to remember that. I am guessing you came from central to west Pa? All of my relatives are there and that sounds just like them! I was born there but moved at the age of 5 to south central Pa. Small world, brother! Lovely to meet you,neighbor.

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    5. Yes you are right Kathy, south west Pa.! we moved to Ohio when i was 5! Now living in Vermont since 1986. Lovely to meet you as well neighbor! and am so glad your here with us all at Brads place* Glory to God on high! He is watching over us and keeping us,....Shalom sister* In Christ forever amen! Blessen's Kathy, Keep on Praising Him*! stay warm~ :)

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    6. ...and TY Alla for those 22 words in your very kind comment above!! Alla = Ally (friend)! God is GOOD as Always* :)

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  8. There's interesting of Jerusalem Post: IDF strikes Hamas post in response to explosive balloons
    "IDF aircraft struck multiple Hamas positions in the southern Gaza Strip in response to the launching of explosive balloons towards Israel Saturday night. …"
    Tensions stay high as India, Pakistan step back from the brink of conflict (it's interesting also by Brothe Sean Osborne)
    INN: Justice Minister: Trump peace plan endangers settlements


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  9. As I studied today Noras lecture about Grace, found this thema in my old book Illustrated Bible Studie by F.E. Marsh, I wrote it from my book into my notes and want to share, it seems to me very good, it named Grace, Graces.
    Contrary to sound doctrine – 1 Timothy 1:10 (KJV)
    Spurgeon once said, “The grace of God is not a clean glove for a dirty hand.” We often read of things that are “sound” in Paul’s epistles. The word “sound” in the following Scriptures signifies to be healthy, to be well, to be uncorrupt, to be whole.
    1. A Sound Mind is the product of God’s giving, and the result of thinking God’s thoughts after Him. When our minds accept God’s conclusions, we have conclusions which conclude. – 2 Tim 1:7 (KJV)
    2. Sound Words – the healthy words of God’s Word are like the ozone of the sea breeze, they give life and vigour to the lungs of our spiritual being. – 2 Tim 1:7 (KJV)
    3. Sound Doctrine – unholy men do not like the healthy teaching of God’s truth, for it is like fresh air to a dead body, it only procures added corruption; but the contrary is to those who receive it. – 2 Tim 4:3 (KJV)
    4. Sound Speech – healthy speech proves a healthy soul. A dirty tongue proves a dirty heart. When our speech is seasoned with God’s grace, it will be seasonable on all occasions. – Titus 2:8 (KJV)
    5. Sound Faith – means to be “sound in the faith” of God’s truth. Unbelief, doubt, and fear do not reside in the heart of a believer whose faith is born of God’s truth. – Titus 1:13 (KJV); Titus 2:2 (KJV)
    6. Sound Love – a clanging cymbal makes a noise, but it is only noise. A loveless life is the same, but a loving soul is like good fruit, luscious and refreshing. – Titus 2:2 (KJV)
    7. Sound Patience – a healthy athlete will endure in the race, so those who have a sound constitution will run and not be weary and receive the crown. – Titus 2:2 (KJV)

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    1. Oh Alla, This reminds me of the day God impressed upon me the depths of SHALOM \o/,...so beautiful are these 7 that you have shared! I give Thanks,.....you are precious indeed* Be Well In Christ!

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    2. Thank you Tony! Especially "Be Well in Christ!" Praying continually for this Be Well! The Lord gives us in these very last days in the earth this thema of Grace really! I'm looking here in blog also! I think this is preparing of the Lord for His coming for us, and then Bema, and we will be always with Him forever! Amen! In this Study I find comfort with my sickness! The Lord gives me assurance! He gives it always, but we see it not always! Come Lord Jesus quickly!

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    3. You speak powerful words sister, the enemy is crafty, subtle and self deceived! Grace, Mercy n Peace Alla,....Be Well*In Christ Jesus! Thank you darling Lady. Praying comfort for you through n through* Always,.......Shalom^

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    4. Amen to those 7 "sound" principles of faith Alla, I was blessed by reading them. One of my favorite scriptures is: 2 Tim 1:7. Blessings to you sister.

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  10. Dragon Capsule heads for space (America’s new astronaut capsule, The Dragon vehicle, launched by California’s SpaceX company )
    https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47430432

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  11. More STRONG MEAT for all those who have eyes to see and ears to hear by STEVE QUAYLE: 2 part 2014 audio interview that was never released before...

    "BEWARE OF THE COMING ALIEN SAVIOUR 2014"

    https://youtu.be/e0Wy8bbX39E

    https://youtu.be/hYIZwG5wTx0

    You gotta LTTWT (listen to the whole thing) to be able to grasp what this is about - or you just dismiss and ignore it. John 3:12 MARANATHA!

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  12. Br. Sean's take on the Russian war threat against the USA (Eschatology Today blog):

    "...the Russian's immediately went to threatening the USA with a nuclear Armageddon scenario. The screen capture above depicts this scenario in action - a preemptive nuclear strike on a west coast command and control center and a facility whose purpose is specifically to aid in national recovery from a natural, or as in this case, a man-made disaster. They also announced a list ofsimilar targets on our eastern coast.

    ...We know not how, or what spark or unforeseen event or events will take place, but the whole international house of cards won't survive it as we know them today. This current situation is what eschatologists have been warning about, particularly since the 1970s to present. Keep your eyes on Christ!"

    link to the whole blog post:

    https://eschatologytoday.blogspot.com/2019/03/global-sitrep-a1019-in-these-last-days.html

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    1. Very great thanks Nora! The world is going crazy right on our eyes! I usually didn't take it all seriously. Really! But Brother Sean shows us the logical sequence of these events. Keeping eyes on Lord Jesus!

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  13. Blessings my much beloved Family! Thought you would appreciate what our Brother in Christ Watchman on the Wall 88 put together yesterday regarding the Trump Peace Plan:

    Watchman On The Wall 88
    Published on Mar 2, 2019
    A lot of people believe this upcoming Deal of the Century peace plan that will be revealed after Israeli Elections in April 2019 is the Daniel 9:27 Covenant that the Antichrist will confirm to begin the 7 year tribulation period.

    And since they believe this is the Daniel 9:27 covenant..that the rapture would happen before then..

    I want to present my thought on a " possible " scenario on how this Deal of the Century Peace plan is not the Daniel 9:27 covenant...however it is a spark for War...which will allow someone else ( The Antichrist ) to come onto the World stage to solve all the problems and confirm ( make greater ) what was in place to be accepted by the many.

    Whatever way you look at it..the fact we see the stage getting set for the Daniel 9:27 covenant and the start of the 7 year tribulation period to begin...and we know the Rapture happens first...this should encourage us more than ever before to be about the Father's business..
    [Taken from his "Possible Scenario" 13 min. video: https://youtu.be/dNjDs6iRD7k]

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    1. Thank you Lyn, it's very interesting! Blessings in your research and sharing to us! Maranatha!

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    1. Wow...had to mostly step away for a couple of days with a busy family agenda here and to come back to such a Phenomenal Family discussion here is such a Blessing! Thank you all so much for sharing your love and grace so openly with one another. Like picking through one big basket full of different fruits that, even though bruised a bit here and there, are all beautiful, nourishing and so good for the Body. TY you all:-)

      And Tony, Yea and Amen on the BEMA me up!!!

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    2. Some say that ozark's Medium-Rare, but I say Well Done, Sir! Well Done!

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    3. bema', sounds italian to me, but that could also be said of a Jimboni',...its all in how you say it i suppose! but since you've addressed me here can i ask you dr. Jimmy what you think of dr. Lorraine's interview (1 hour) w/ Steve n Jana @ INL video that Annabel linked to above, and in light of it perhaps what you get outta my comments there,... just curious if in any way that you might agree? do u see what i see? do u hear what i hear? Peace brother*, Shalom

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  15. Sheila, I missed seeing you here at Rev12!

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    1. Thanks, Sister. The company has come and gone, the shared birthday get-together went well for everyone and I met a nice family with a 22 yr old son that was severely mentally disabled as well as blind from birth, but they loved him so much and their tender care for him was so sweet to watch. We talked about the life lessons he'd brought to their family and I thought about how although the world might never know this young man trapped inside such an awkward and unwilling body, Jesus Christ knows him well and has such a wonderful reward planned for him in the very near future. In spite of all of us having such a lovely time together, I couldn't help but long for His return even more knowing we can't even begin to imagine the level of REJOICING that is coming with Him! Blessings and Maranatha:-)

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    2. Cathi, just saw your comment on the end of Lyn's article. I will be more than happy to pray for your family! Your list is about as long as mine. I think I know how you are feeling, you are NOT alone. Rapture seems bittersweet sometimes. Hang in there, our Father sees.

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    3. Sheila, your comment above makes me think of Steven Hawking,....imagine. . . .

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  16. Another update by Br. Sean (Eschatology Today) on the amassing Hezbollah/Iranian proxy troops at the border of the Golan Heights:

    "As you may recall, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited Tehran just last week for a pair of face-to-face meetings with Ayatollah Khamenei. General Soleimani accompanied al-Assad in both the public and private meetings al-Assad had with the Ayatollah. Below is the image of the private meeting attended by the three and the Arabic-Farsi interpreter. It would appear that operational orders have been issued to both Soleimani and al-Assad for the war to shortly commence upon Israel. This is the war Eschatology Today has long identified with the literal fulfillment of Isaiah 17 and Jeremiah 49:23-27."


    full blog post:

    https://eschatologytoday.blogspot.com/2019/03/global-sitrep-b1-19-israels-northern.html

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  17. Justin Hawks~Wanted to take time during my lunch break to let you know how much I appreciate and agree with your April/May 2019 Rapture Expectations as Brad shared above.

    Also what you shared in the Comment Section above: " My general thought has been that believers will be taken out before that judgment happens (Lot/Sodom, Enoch/flood, etc), and the fallout of the rapture will be a big part of that judgment."

    IF I understand "judgment" correctly, it would fall under God's wrath, which the believer in Christ is not appointed to. Many will say if the globalists hit NYC (the city I believe will be targeted), "This is the judgment of God". However, I think that it is His hand of blessing lifting off of a nation that can also result in catastrophes happening (such as those associated with the U.S. making other land-for-peace deals affecting Israel--see https://lynmelvin.blogspot.com/2018/07/the-fall-of-america.html).

    Scripture tells us that God will judge the world twice (2 Peter 3:3-7)--the first judgment was by water (Noah's flood) and the second will be by fire (Daniel's 70th Week).

    Thank you for sharing your findings and anticipation with us! You definitely encouraged me♥

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    1. Amen, me too! btw, YT Steve Fletcher222, has 2 new interesting vid's - the first 2/25/19 and a follow up on 3/1/19. Thanks Justin, Thanks Lyn for keeping the Flame Alive*

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    2. Hey Lyn, thank you for responding to my buried comment above lol! I agree with what you're saying here; your perspective on judgment seems correct and biblical to me. John the Revelator's description of God's wrath is indeed a fitting judgment for all the wickedness of the world, abortion and everything else.

      Thank you for helping sharpen my perspective Lyn! This community is really blessed by your biblical wisdom and insights. And Ozark you're always a big encourager and blessing with everything you share. Really this whole community/family is truly something special in the Lord, under Brad's shepherding; and it's going to be A LOT of fun to catch up with you all in the clouds!

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    3. again - another plug for an alternative view. As the wrath of God was poured out onto the world in the form of the flood, we acknowledge that Noah and his family were protected from the flood, while being in the midst of the flood. The flood and Gods intent for wiping out the wickedness was not 'appointed' unto Noah, but the wicked. The same can be argued re the 'wrath of the Lamb'. We are not appointed unto wrath - appointed meaning 'destined, set, placed etc'. The followers of Satan however are indeed appointed until wrath (which includes eternal damnation from 1 Thessalonians)

      We also see in Rev 6 that it was the kings of the earth, the slave and the free all declaring that the wrath of the Lamb had come. No believer declares this, meaning the believer was either absent (i.e. in heaven) or protected during this time, or - as chiastics indicate, the wrath of the Lamb was designated only for the kingdom(s) that will be under the direct rulership of the AC in the end-times. Remember that the whole world won't belong to the AC, only those he has conquered and those willingly submitting to his rule. While the whole world will be in line for some form of judgement, Acs realm will be particularly hit hard (including the bowl judgements which seem to only be aimed at his realm).

      As always - all our perspectives are considered in light of 1 Corinthians 13:12 ...dim mirrors, know in part etc.

      Ryan

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    4. Ryan, I love the way you always share your "difference" of opinion on the timing with such humility:-) Even though I am a Pre-7 yr Trib believer, your words always remind to be ready for anything and I do appreciate that. The main thing is we have NO difference of opinion on WHO it is we are looking for and depending on for our protection. Blessings, Brother! Praying your recovery is going well and I'd like to share this little 3 min. video with you if you've not seen it:

      @Hanes Ministries YTC titled "Rapture Weary? He's Coming"

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    5. Justin, for even more mind-numbing evidence of judgment being due, @John Haller's Prophecy Update YTC from 3/3/19 "Parallels and Geography" provides some astounding information.
      Rom.1:28-32 KJV (in full blown color.) With the abominations that are daily becoming "the laws of the land" here in US and elsewhere, it surely must be time for us to be fleeing this world.

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    6. Hi Ryan,
      I 2nd Sheila's endorsement of your humbleness while expressing your view. You always do so in a non-agressive, non-forceful way. Blessings brother.

      I personally believe that Enoch was seen as righteous in Gods eyes, and represents the Church, which God removed from the coming wrath, and Noah and his family represent the Jews, and he preserved a remnant of the Jews as he always does during times of mass persecution of them.

      But as you said; at the moment, we all only see through a glass darkly, no-one really knows for sure, until the Lord makes known his plans.

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    7. Sis Sheila - amen to that, still looking up although unusually enough, I am a little 'rapture weary', although God clearly told me 'time is short' (also) when I came out of surgery. Interesting how the devil attacks your (by your I mean mine) mind/spirit with complacency/apathy.

      But a big amen to "I have a mustard seed, and Im not afraid to use it"! Ha - love it, thanks for the encouraging YTC.

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    8. Blessings to you too Jordan. My glass has been particularly grubby recently (ref comment above), so I am trying to build up the motivation to get back into the word, and eyes front away from the world (darn this stupid world). My boys 'free will' escapades ("you said WHAT to your mother!!!!") has been giving me plenty to think about regarding friends/property/ministry/ prayer/prayer/prayer/ etc. Hard to feel like a good dad sometimes but feeling very grateful that in our weakness - God is particularly (and gently) very strong!! Ryan

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    9. Thanks Sheila, That was a nice, short, uplifting video you shared from
      Hanes Ministries. Here is the link for other ppl's convenience: https://youtu.be/zBNRfDenJj4.

      Yeah, the "I have a mustard seed, and I am not afraid to use it" was a good line, almost as good as Gary's "dont be a grape!"

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    10. Goodness gracious Sheila that video was WONDERFUL, from the heart > to the heart! Shalom was written all over it. So invigorating! Nice find, thanks for sharing*,...i will pass it along to others who i know who will appreciate its radiance - Thank You for your radiance Sheila \o/, Grace, Mercy and Peace sister*

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    11. Ryan~I would like to join Sheila et al in commending you for your humble alternative expressions! I struggled with the WHEN of the Rapture for a long time and still admit my understanding could be wrong--

      HOWEVER--

      Here's an article excerpt I'd like you to consider if you would:

      "Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth. - Revelation 3:10 KJV

      The words "keep" and "from" are translated from the Greek words tēreō ek. According to The Master's Seminary Journal, page 222 of the PDF:

      Thayer says that when this verb [tēreō] is used with en it means “to cause one to persevere or stand firm in a thing”; while when it is used with ek it means “by guarding to cause one to escape in safety out of.” Since ek is used here it would indicate that John is promising a removal from the sphere of testing, not a preservation through it. This is further substantiated by the use of the words “the hour.” God is not only guarding from the trials but from the very hour itself when these trials will come on those earth dwellers.'"
      [Taken from https://lynmelvin.blogspot.com/2017/09/saved-from-wrath.html]
      ♥Lyn

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    12. Thanks for the feedback, Brothers! I loved that "mustard seed" line, too:-)

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    13. I started to watch the Hanes Ministry but put it aside and watched it now because of the nice comments here about it. Thanks for including the link Jordan so I didn't have to go searching ... Tho, I still went back to see what Sheila had said.
      The line that got to me was of the waves and winds still know his name. That's powerful. He shelters us in the midst of a storm as we sit upon the rock that juts far above those waves!


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    14. Speaking of different view points, has anyone watched/followed any of Brenda Weltners videos on YouTube? She has some different views. She is pretrib and believes saved by grace. I'll say that. Just curious on your thoughts.

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    15. Sheila that's hilarious, I almost always catch John Haller's updates every Sunday, and the week I don't get to it, is the one time someone tells me I should watch it lol. I will probably go back and do so now!

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    16. Thanks Lyn - while my mid-trib belief aligns itself also with Revelation 3:10 as I believe the hour of temptation aligns itself with the last 3.5 years of the Trib, I was always fascinated by the concept of ek as well, and others have noted that it is the same word as coming from the inside out, in that he will 'guard (tereso) from the inside out (ek...holy spirit perhaps?). I thought it was another ark reference but that is possibly too far fetched at this stage.

      Also fascinating to see some of the other examples of ek including those who were being born (e.g. her having been conceived from (ek) the spirit) or had came from someone, or as a 'fruit' of something (evil or good). Very interesting nonetheless and thanks for that.

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  18. The Antidote To Fear

    1 John 4:18
    "There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear…"

    Experts tell us that babies have two natural fears: the fear of falling and the fear of loud noises. A study on fear was conducted on 500 adults of varying ages, backgrounds and lifestyles. The results showed that they shared some 7,000 different fears. This means that they must have learnt 6,998 fears since they were born. That is a lot of fears!

    Actually, our bodies are designed for faith. Fear was foreign to man until Adam sinned against God. For the first time, Adam knew fear, and he hid from God and said, “I heard Your voice…I was afraid…I hid myself” (Genesis 3:10).

    Since then, man has been living in the realm of fear—fear of the future, fear of what others might say, fear of diseases, fear of flying…Actually, every fear is born out of the feeling of being cut off from God. If you think that God is still mad at you, that He is out to punish you, how can you have faith that everything will be all right? How can you have faith for your miracle?

    But I have good news for you. There is a sure antidote to fear. The apostle John says that “perfect love casts out fear.” When you know that God so loves you that He gave His Son to take your beating so that you can take His blessings, you will stop fearing.

    God so loves you that at the cross, Jesus was rejected so that you could become God’s beloved. It was not the nails that kept Jesus on the cross. It was His love for you. And if God did not withhold Jesus, why do you think that He will withhold healing, finances or a blessed marriage from you (see Romans 8:32)?

    Today, when you hear His voice, you will hear Him say, “You are My beloved child, in you I am well pleased.” And you don’t have to hide but you can run to Him without fear because He is not out to punish you. He is out to protect and provide for you, so fear not!


    -Joseph Prince

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    https://www.josephprince.org/blog/daily-grace-inspirations/the-antidote-to-fear

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  19. but wait .....upon the horizon, A New Dawn - seems to be rising *......... night time fears, disappear

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    1. Oh yeah, i wanted to say that a lot of wonderful friends of mine have their B-days in March, Happy Birthday Nora!* \o/ enjoY :) ,....Thanks for your gifts, theres only one thing better than your JP inspirations that you share, and that being your very own words of true understanding

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    2. Amen, Nora, Tony! This is a great thema in these very last days! Maranatha!

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    3. Amen , Happy Birthday to al Marchers, Been sick.... We pray for one another Attacks come and go But Gods mercy last forever Maranatha

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    4. Amen VeeBee! Praying with! Bin very sick! Be blessed for your faith! TY Nora for this great stuff! Maranatha!

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    5. LOL, Tony...my busiest family (and most expensive) Birthday Month is March. Got them on the 6, 7, 10,11, 13x2, 21, and 23 so far. I was sure praying we'd be gone this year:-D

      On a more serious note, Sisters, I've been praying for you all health-wise and strength-wise. We are all fighting off one illness or another around here, too, but try to catch that little video I recommended to Ryan just above. It speaks volumes in only 3 short min.
      Blessings and Hang On. He is Coming!!! For Us! And Soon!

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    6. Sheila thank you
      Lord bless you
      lying on my back hard to get-up-and-get around don't know what happened Ate the wrong food or got a stomach bug on top of the to that needs a root canal or to be pulled. Don't know why alarm symptoms always return with a stomach flu. Lyme symptoms return with illnesses I know we are in the last days and the enemy is a roaring lion seeking to devour us
      beautiful video praise God for his faithfulness with his word

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    7. You're so sweet guys, thank you *hugs* but my birthday is in May! LOL

      Thank you for that vid, Sheila!

      VeeBee, praying for you!

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    8. Thanks Nora and always blessed to read the word.. scripture you post. It is amazing that the word feeds us and solidifies our faith Maranatha

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    9. "It is amazing that the word feeds us and solidifies our faith" Absolutely! :-)

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    10. Maybe our *Birthday* will be this March... that would be great!

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    11. Yes Nora, We will all March into the Heavenlies, rank n file!!! i think i got your B-Day mixed up w/ Brads baby girl* !

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    12. *March into the Heavenlies* :D Sounds good, Tony!

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    13. As i think of the birth* of a baby i think of that song," The First time ever i saw your face"! Conner Reeves does the most incredible version of this amazing euphoric song ever. It can reduce you to tears as it elevates your soul. Blessings Brad, and Glory to God! Shalom*

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    14. Blessings VeeBee, i pray n trust that you will be well again soon. Love in Christ , Shalom sister*

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    15. Tony, that brought back a precious memory as mine was the first face my grandson looked into upon entering this world and seeing those little eyes staring wide open at me the moment he was born was priceless. He just turned 7 and we are super close as he is my best little buddy in Jesus. The first thing I did when I held him was to dedicate him to our Lord and pray for him to become a man after God's Own Heart and I believe He is answering that prayer. Blessings, Brother!
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      Ryan, in re to your boy's "free will" escapades that I know try the patience, I'm praying for ya!
      But I'm sure it has much more to do with a kid's natural propensity to test those boundaries than it does with your parenting skills. There is nothing more important than bringing up a child in the tenets of our Faith so that even when they do try to stray off, they will return. I know when I get frustrated at their obstinance, our Lord is good to remind me that He knows exactly how we feel;-)

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    16. Sheila although your message above (about naughty willful children), was direc at Ryan! I took some comfort from it too.

      I struggle keeping patient with my two, who are both very willful. Super, lovely most of the time, but once or twice each day they will both litterally try to drive me mad. I feel so bad when I give out to them or have to scold them, and I just wish they would behave. Parenting!! it's a tough gig.

      I am sure that is exactly how our LORD feels many times when dealing with me.. (and the rest of us, when we have our mood on us)

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    17. Exactly, Jordan, and just as He deals with us, it is our bound duty to chastise and correct them in proof of our great love for them. (But in doing so, I've always imagined Him looking away with a bit of a grin, just as I can't keep myself from doing when I see my grandson driving his mother--my often rebellious daughter--nuts. Kind of a "what goes around comes around" thing;-)

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    18. I know what you mean Sheila, but pretty sure God never grins and looks away from misbehavior. That's our human side. He is holy before He is love, in my understanding. It's just that I His patience and kindness are remarkably long suffering when it comes to us, in my opinion.

      As far as parenting....I'm no expert, but the Bible does have plenty of amazing examples and lessons. In my experience, any effort to love and teach your children correctly will return favorably eventually. Pray for them too and be honest with God that you need guidance and peace regarding your children and He is always swift to answer. So Ryan and Jordan, I'll pray for you as dads and for your children. You do the same for me. God never fails.

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    19. Thanks Sheila & Miguel P,

      Prayers for all dads of this blog, that we all have the right mix of Love, Patience, Chastisement, Firmness, Softness, Compassion, Sage Advise, Laughter and Humor as needed at various times of the parenting journey! And that we learn any valuable lessons our FATHER in heaven can teach us about doing the job properly. I pray this in Jesus's mighty name.

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    20. Amen, big deep breath, oh yeah, amen!

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    21. Sheila, loved your reminiscing above,... when you mentioned, now he's 7 and we're so close, all i could think of was prophecy - "7" and "so close"! - Man i got "rapture' on the brain"! Jayden is a Gift from the Lord!*

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    22. Jordan, when you said "they literally try and 'drive me mad" at least once or twice every day"! Well sir, i broke out laughing! i had the honor of raising 3 boys and i remember times like that \o/ ITS ALL TOO MUCH....GLORY TO GOD! Blessen's to you n Ryan to overflowing!!!!

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    23. Miguel, I'm so sorry. I didn't mean to imply that our God finds "humor" in misbehavior, but rather "a knowing" re us experiencing a bit of our own medicine, which is not a bad thing, but a "learning some appreciation" thing--not only for our own parents, but for our Father in Heaven as well. I do believe He has a sense of humor--which is why we have one--and with our kids, as frustrated as we get with them, He knows that just like Him, we've already forgiven them, which I think probably does make Him smile. I do apologize for wording that in such a terrible way, though.

      And Jordan--what a lovely prayer for fathers and mothers, too:-)

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    24. Yes Miguel, GOD NEVER FAILS and Love Conquerors all* Blessings in being a Dad! Abundant JoY brother***

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    25. No worries Sheila. I do see what you are saying and agree. My statement was less of a rebuke and more of a clarification. And I apologize if I didn't word my response as kindly as I should.

      And thanks Ozark.

      :-) maranatha!

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    26. Miguel...not unkind at all and I appreciated you pointing that out as I would not want anyone to think I believe our Lord winks at bad behavior because of a poorly worded remark. Reminds me to be more diligent about how I reference our Savior's Holy Perspective from my own little human viewpoint:-) Blessings, Brother and TY!

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  20. Although not really being a proper 'prophecy update' but rather a sermon on its own I'd like to recommend brother JD Farags latest message from March 3rd 2019, very encouraging:

    https://youtu.be/StuU4NgRZaI

    And I agree with him, it will probably get even much MUCH worse than before... On ANY level, including the spiritual. Br Chad noticed that in his recent rant against "The rise of the pharisee Spirit" #Watchman on the wall88 YTC just today as well. MARANATHA, hang in there, we're so close!!

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  21. Hi Guys,
    2 Thessalonians chapter 2 has been on my mind recently, and there seems to be a discrepancy between 2 Thessalonians 2:3 & 2 Thessalonians 2:7-8

    In summary: (I am paraphrasing)

    2 Thessalonians 2:3 - Tells us, the day wont come until the falling away comes 1st, then the man of sin is revealed.. [There are some that translate the falling away as the catching away]

    2 Thessalonians 2:7-8 - Tell us, that the "wicked" will only be revealed when that which was restraining it, has been taken out of the way.

    To my eyes, these two verses seem to contradict, so I wouldn't mind hearing from you learned folk on how you would reconcile the apparent contradiction.

    (I know the bible doesn't contradict itself, and it is our understanding that can be off.)


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    1. Dear Jordan, did you alrrady watch the 3 part bible study "Looking at the rapture" by #Ken Johnson YTC? If you didn't yet, just do it. You will be guided through this passage exact verse by verse and word by word even. You will get FULL understanding I bet. Much love and blessings to you!

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    2. Thank you Annabel. I am looking through Ken's videos now. Bless you sister.

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    3. Great video Annabel. Thanks for recommending Ken Johnson channel.

      Link here for anyone who wants to listen to his rapture explanation,

      https://youtu.be/PqlvO6a5byo

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    4. I'm no expert here, but I interpret the "day of the Lord" in 2:2-3 to be the day of Judgment, God's wrath (see Zephaniah 1:14-18, Joel 2:30-31, Revelation 6, etc). If there seems to be ambiguity as to whether the day of the Lord in 2 Thess 2:2-3 is referencing God's wrath or the rapture, I think 2:7-8 clears it up, that the rapture happens (the restrainer is removed) before the antichrist is revealed. That's my take. I'm sure there's others here with sharper insight, and I've not yet checked out the resource Annabel referenced.

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    5. Yes Justing! Agree with! I think the Day of the Lord is from the Rapture to the White Throne! Somebody said them that they are in this Day already! But really is this outline:
      Chirce Age – Rapture – Tribulation – Second Coming – Millenium – White Throne
      I think so. The "falling away" is, in my opinion, not only disbelieving, but real revolt. Heb 3:12
      This revolt will take place soon after the Rapture, when the Day of the Lord will begin. And them Paul explained exactly as you posted! The work of the Holy Spirit in us Holy Spirit restrains evil! John 16:7-8, 1John 3:24 and so on. After the Rapture the Man of sin, and he is also Wicked, will be revealed and act until the Second Coming of the Lord with His saints!
      I'm trying to make my outline. I looked at that videos of Ken Johnson, but not very long. I stopped by apocrypha; I don't say they're not to read, but I don't consider them as the Word of God. imo. Blessings to all Fam! Maranatha!

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    7. Sorry Justin for my error in your name! Sorry for delete, making errors today.
      I think also about the Day of the Lord a good Spripture is Zechariah 14:4-21.

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    8. Dear Jordan

      I think “the man of sin” mentioned in 2 Thessalonians 2:3 represents the AC ( 1st beast of Revelation chapter 13: 1-10)

      And the “ Lawless one “ mentioned in 2 Thessalonians 2: 8 represents the False Prophet (2nd beast of Revelation chapter 13: 11- 17)



      The 2nd beast does great signs and wonders ( Revelation 13: 13, 2 Thessalonians 2:9)



      So the 1st beast will be revealed before the “Day of the Lord”
      And the 2nd beast will be revealed after the restrained is taken out of the way.
      ( 2 Thessalonians 2)

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    9. Thanks unknown, it's an interesting idea alright, not one I heard before. i.e. the two verses representing the false prophet and the AC.

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    10. thats really interesting Unknown and I have never heard that perspective. The greek does show the two words (man of sin and lawless) to have the same root word, so possibly looking at the same person.

      I have been pondering the 'mystery of lawlessness' and what that might mean. My 2c is that is refers to the day in which the AC sits in the temple of 'god' and declares himself god as mentioned in Matt 24 and Daniel 9. While its not the primary reason why I believe the removal of the restrainer takes place at this point (mid-70th week which aligns somewhat to Revelation 12), its a possibility.

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    11. Thanks Jordan & Through and Through. We only dimly see things and squeeze our eyes to catch even a ray to see the end of the tunnel. But hope things are moving really fast now.

      Yes Through and Through the mystery of Lawlessness can be the AOD in the holy place . IMHO the AC sitting in the temple will be the approximate time the Son of man will be revealed and the restrainer taken away.


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  22. LAUGHING SO HARD... OH HOW SHALL I DESCRIBE IT? You better watch for yourself what "astro-scientists" now have declared to be the TRUE reason (of course it is!) why you would see sometimes clouds behind the moon or what else could prove the use of a moon simulator. Just that simple? NO!! Of course not! They found the TRUTH now (you gotta believe this as these are well-trained "scientists" for Gods sake!) IT IS THE SUN AND THE MOON ORBITING WITHIN THE EARTHS ATMOSPHERE WHICH IS MUCH BIGGER THAN SCIENTISTS THOUGHT TO BE! SUCH AN ASTONISHING REVELATION! Now you really got to drink more than just 1 bottle of Wodka before you can get to this low level of human intelligence but YEP, that's where we are! ROTFL!! Hahahaha! Triple thumbs up to these stunning "scientists" news!

    https://youtu.be/4pFedcZQGaY (Dahboo77)

    MrMBB333 did another clip on this topic but it also covers a lot of other stuff so I will only show you the link to the article he refers to:

    https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1029/2018JA026136

    This is SO HILARIOUS! FLAT EARTHERS WELCOME! LOL :-D

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    1. Sorry, forgot this one:

      https://soho.nascom.nasa.gov/hotshots/2019_02_20/

      So technically, nobody ever left the atmosphere now. Oh and if the sun simulator gets visible from earth they will probably extend the atmosphere layer stretching up to there. Might be they will use this as a good basis to better explain manned moon landings without cosmic radiation protection in the future? Lie upon lie upon lie... Just hilarious!

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    2. Psalm 19:1 - The heavens are proclaiming the esteem of Ěl; And the expanse is declaring the work of His hand. (ISR)

      NKJV: The heavens declare the glory of God;
      And the firmament[a] shows [b]His handiwork.

      Wernher Von Braun's headstone has that Bible verse, the 'father' of rocketry and space science, ex nazi.

      Space is made in a hollywood basement. It exists only in the imaginations of man.

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    3. In your link to the SOHO did you read one of the last lines, very telling: "Data archived many years ago can often be exploited for new science," says Bernhard Fleck, ESA SOHO project scientist.

      Data can be exploited later for new 'science' aka wisdom. 1 Timothy 6:20 - O Timothy, keep that which is committed to thy trust, avoiding profane and vain babblings, and oppositions of science falsely so called:

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    4. And according to THIS video the "moon" is also ROTATING (or like 'jumping' position) as you will see on camera:

      https://youtu.be/fzOowGYx6wM

      LOL! Might be that is because it is to be suddenly "found" in our atmosphere now? Hahaha! Oh NASA, you must believe EVERYTHING they tell you... Makes no sense at all. A simulator hologram is the only plausible explanation in fact.

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    5. we're in for some strange times Annabel

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  23. There’s a short and beautiful witnessing video I really like. It’s about the gospel of grace versus the religions of the world, titled “A Man Fell in a Hole”:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wXTLPLDx03Q

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    1. Thank you very much Nora! It's amazing really! It makes me sure that I will be really healed! Amen!

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    2. I'm so happy Alla, praise to the Lord!!! :-))

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    3. TY for sharing, Nora. Amazing how much TRUTH can be revealed in such a brief story:-)

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  24. Well, well, well, here we are in March, or whatever. TWINS abound, Deep snow lingers, Purim lurks (and HOW!) and elections arise, fitting. As the kerfluffle rages on, whilst we pass around place cards and scripts and seating charts and chronologies and good wishes and all, still, the pages of the Calendar, turn. Everything afoot is open for debate, and is, oh my, but not the Rising and Setting of the Sun, or whatever. Colleen M's latest sure to raise an ire from 'ere. Interesting, in light of her other recent ones highlighting How Our Lord Repeats, hmmm. Viewed alongside Pastor Tim Henderson's last couple, well. Let's remember to play nice, OK? Maranatha!

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    1. Great thanks Jimboni! It's amazing, and your comment under the vid! It's interesting – 3 day darkness, and being prepared and John new that this is the Lord! Really! John 21:7? Maranatha!

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    2. Say hey Jimboni, good to see you! and you too Miguel*,..."don't worry - be happy"! :) as Bob Marley n them say!!! i remember Jimboni speaking like a Jamaican mon! and i was smiling from ear to ear! back many moons ago!!! Also Miguel and your reflections of VT. and Marlboro College (The Liberal Utopia) in my very own neck of the woods! My, My how time does fly* as it flows like a river, to the sea of eternity~~~~and here we are, on course and on our way to home

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    3. Oy! ozark! it be totally slippin me mind, mon; tank u fer bringin it back 'round now Irie! It be bringin' to mind 'ows we comforts one anothers when the Winds of Prophecy blows: De Storm She Comes, De Storm She Blows, De Storm she Comes, De Storm, She Goes; De Island? The Rock, He REMAINS! IRIE!

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    4. \o/ in de skies mon ~ in de skies! /\/\/\/\ Will the Circle be unbroken > Neville brothers!

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  25. Awesome! U would be Fun to hang out with, i love you brother!

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  26. OK I see there's another thread opened but I just wanted to throw this one out yet with regards to the MARK OF THE BEAST especially on the FOREHEAD and what this might be:

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-03-05/smart-phones-smart-appliances-smart-people-brain-chip-will-create-super-intelligent

    So the mark/chip on the right hand might be for the techy but lower IQ crowd and this one for the nerds and geeks IMO. Please note, whenever you will read such thing NOW in the MSM that they are "planning" to do sth or still "developing" in the "near future" you can be sure they're ready to implement it long ago. MARANATHA!

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    1. Tony, watch this too, very informative:

      https://youtu.be/gWCgT4MADx4

      (Shaking my Head Productions YTC)

      Makes sense for being "the" (yet future) name and number of the beast, MADE IN ISRAEL? Watch out, foolish virgins!

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    2. Annabel that ^ was 'Shocking' and pertinent*, thank you so much!, and if you have not seen it yet rev 12 Family, well Brian the Israelite YT channel has a video called, " Jared Kushner is the false prophet Compilation" and its loaded w/ content as it runs for 1hr. 23 mins. Published in Feb. 2019 A real marvel of a presentation! Enjoy and be blessed

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  27. Annabel, don't know if you decided to look at the Jared Kush vid i mentioned ^ above yet, but hopefully you'll perhaps get the chance. Also wondering if you would be interested in Tru News feb. video entitled "is the Zionist movement leading Global Dominance" 2/20/19 Its not that far removed from the vid you had me look at; Made in Israel. i will be eager to see your feedback if so. ( 25mins duration ) and Shocking as a "Strong Delusion"! shalom*

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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.