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Demon in the Freezer

Prophecy Update: Demon in the Freezer, Oct.26, 2017

I read a book many years ago called ‘Demon in the Freezer.’ The book is about the smallpox virus. The book reads like a fiction novel, but there is nothing unreal about it. The smallpox virus is deadly, in fact consider this quote: “Epidemiologists consider it the worst human disease on record, having killed perhaps a billion people over the last 100 years.” The USA and the USSR led the effort to eradicate smallpox from the earth and they did a great job. Most of you had the vaccine when you were a baby. During the Cold War, it was decided that both the USA and the USSR would take samples of various strains of the virus and keep them for safe keeping. That is when they figured out that they could use it as a biological weapon. Russia and the USA developed smallpox biological weapons and the weapons program of the USSR was truly frightening. They outline in the book how the Russians developed and deployed missiles outfitted with smallpox-laden warheads in the 1990s. What is truly a big problem for the world is the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and the smallpox biological weapon is the worse!

With this in mind, consider this headline from the Sun newspaper, Oct.25th. “DEATH IS COMING Black Death warning in NINE countries – including Brit holiday hotspots – amid fears PLAGUE could spread on flights from Madagascar.” The deadly plague outbreak has struck Madagascar’s major cities sparking fears it has yet to ‘peak’ and could spread into the surrounding region. PLAGUE warnings have been issued for NINE countries surrounding Madagascar amid fears the disease could spread via sea trade and flight routes. The medieval disease famously wiped out ONE THIRD of Europe’s population in the 13th and 14th centuries in one of the most devastating pandemics in human history known as the Black Death.

Life is truly unpredictable. All kinds of diseases, at any moment may invade a person and cause irreparable harm. In the case of the flu epidemic, we think that we can handle it, but according to the Center for Disease Control, “A new analysis of the past 31 flu seasons, put out by the CDC said its 23,607 per year, on average.” That is a lot of people to die from the flu. The world is at a strange place when people can control viruses so that they can weaponize them and use them to kill other people.

Smallpox is just one of many viruses that can be weaponized. The proliferation of chemical, biological, and nuclear weapons has grown beyond what anyone intended fifty years ago. There is a treaty called the Biological and Chemical weapons Convention that many countries are signatories to. Under the so called rules, these nations are not to be pursuing a chemical or biological weapons program. Problem is that Russia and China are the biggest violators of the treaty and have developed some of the largest weaponized programs in the world. Cuba is in the news for this very reason!

WASHINGTON — The blaring, grinding noise jolted the American diplomat from his bed in a Havana hotel. He moved just a few feet, and there was silence. He climbed back into bed. Inexplicably, the agonizing sound hit him again. It was as if he’d walked through some invisible wall cutting straight through his room.
Soon came the hearing loss, and the speech problems, symptoms both similar and altogether different from others among at least 21 US victims in an astonishing international mystery still unfolding in Cuba. The top US diplomat has called them “health attacks.” New details learned by The Associated Press indicate at least some of the incidents were confined to specific rooms or even parts of rooms with laser-like specificity, baffling US officials who say the facts and the physics don’t add up.

Several news outlets have called these attacks on our people. The Star Tribune said this, US calls mysterious health ailments in Cuba ‘attacks.’ Our State Department has complained about Cuban use of chemical and biological weapons in the past. Allegations of biological weapons programs have persisted through defectors who have come to the USA as recently as this year. These are nasty weapons and there use can be hidden. What is unique about Cuba is that many think this is an attack through a new weapon, maybe sonic waves? This week this happened, U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson on Thursday called on the U.S. State Department to investigate a bizarre string of attacks on diplomats in Havana, urging Secretary Rex Tillerson to get to the bottom of unexplained, invisible attacks that have hurt Americans on Cuban soil. Many are stating that, ‘An inaudible sonic weapon adequately does not explain the range of symptoms experienced by diplomats suffering from “health attacks” in Cuba.’ The US pulled its embassy staff out of Cuba and expelled 15 Cuban diplomats over the attacks.

This story out of Cuba illustrates some very important things about the future of warfare. First, we were attacked as a country and we have not even defined how the attack has taken place. Second, we have not attacked back. Third, the Cubans and all of our enemies see that they have gotten away with it because there are no real repercussions. Fourth, exotic weapons, such as biological, chemical, sonic sound, and laser are being used without retaliation. Fifth, plausible deniability is the name of the game. Cuba says they did nothing wrong. They claim that the USA has not found a smoking gun.

Imagine the fear it would cause a nation if a nuke went off in a city and no one knew where it came from. A dirty nuke in New York would cause panic like we have never known. A nuke launched from a container ship five miles off the coast of New York would give a nation plausible deniability.

The Cuban attack on our people is a test, and America is not passing the test. We have been probed and prodded by evil in the past. Our enemies are testing our limits and what have they concluded? North Korea: who declared that we should take them seriously has concluded that America will do nothing when they get nukes. This happened over a 20 year span. We started with: they will never get the bomb to they will never use the bomb to they cannot deliver a bomb to maybe they can deliver the bomb and next on the way to war—they just used the bomb.

Consider Japan, they have said since WW2 that they will never get nukes. Now they are not so sure since North Korea is threatening them with nuclear annihilation. ABC News reported this week: Japanese defense minister sounds alarm on North Korea. Japan’s defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an “unprecedented, critical and imminent” level, requiring “different responses” to the threat. The minister, Itsunori Odonera, said that this rising threat compels his country to endorse the U.S. view that “all options” must be considered, which President Donald Trump says includes possible military action. Japan was alarmed by North Korea twice launching missiles over Japanese territory, in August and in September. Any military action by the Trump administration against the North risks a retaliatory missile attack on Japan, where 54,000 American troops are based. On Friday, North Korea threatened to “sink” Japanese islands with nuclear weapons, adding that “Japan is no longer needed to exist near us.” In recent months, the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has revived a long-simmering discussion over whether to acquire cruise missiles — which can be fired from land, air or sea — that would allow it to strike a launch site in North Korea if it detected signs of an imminent attack.

North Korea threats at ‘unprecedented, critical’ level, Japan official says’ North Korea diplomat says take atmospheric nuclear test threat ‘literally’ The recent warning from North Korea’s foreign minister of a possible atmospheric nuclear test over the Pacific Ocean should be taken literally, a senior North Korean official told CNN in an interview aired on Wednesday. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said last month Pyongyang may consider conducting “the most powerful detonation” of a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean amid rising tensions with the United States. CIA chief Mike Pompeo said last week that North Korea could be only months away from gaining the ability to hit the United States with nuclear weapons. The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday a third aircraft carrier strike group was now sailing in the Asia-Pacific region, joining two other carriers, the Ronald Reagan and Theodore Roosevelt.

All of this news illustrates for us that wars and rumors of war are at an all time high. The increase in the amount of nations with nukes is staggering. The anti-nuclear movements are all but dead. Everyone without a nuke now thinks they need them. Japan is just one example of this. “The only way to deal with the situation is by having a nuclear balance between the North and the South,” said Hong, the runner-up in South Korea’s 2017 presidential election. Now even South Korea is openly talking about getting nukes!

Weapons of mass destruction come in all sizes and types. It is only a matter of time before someone tries their hand at war with one of these weapons. We need wisdom as a nation on how to deal with Cuba. On a bigger scale, we need wisdom on how to deal with those who advocate nuclear war like North Korea. Pray for our leaders and ask that they will have the wisdom of Solomon, the bravery of David, and the peace of Jesus in their hearts.

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God Working for Salvation

Psalm 113-114
I am amazed at these passages in the Psalms. God is working in a great way for His people and asking them to sing about His work in Psalm 111, 112, and 119. These three Psalms are acrostic Psalms and are meant to be remembered. They focus on Gods works, but the greatest work of God is in the death and resurrection of Jesus. This is what the Hallel, Psalm 113-118 is about.

This is the first of six psalms in the “Hallel” that is sung at the time of the Passover by the Jewish community. Jews observing the Passover sing Psalms 113 and 114 before the meal and Psalms 115–118 following it. This means that Jesus sang this with the disciples at the last supper. “After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives,” Matt 26:30. The same psalms were also sung at all three major Israelite festivals of Passover (Pesach), Dedication (Hanukkah) and Booths (Shavuoth). (William Barrick commentary.) My Bible dictionary had this definition of ‘hallel’– praise, the name given to the group of Psalms 113-118, which are preeminently psalms of praise. It is called “The Egyptian Hallel,” commemorates what God did in the Exodus from Egypt and because it was chanted in the temple while the Passover lambs were being slain. It was also chanted in private families at the feast of Passover.

This section of Psalms is primarily about the work of God in bringing the Messiah to be the fulfillment of His greatest work—salvation! Psalm 111, 112, and 119 are acrostic Psalms and are all about the work of God. Ps.111 is about the work of God in history, 112 is about the work of God through Godly people, and 119 is about the work of God through His Word! The Hallel is about the work of God through Jesus. Imagine that Jesus is singing this before He was about to die for our sins. Each Psalm is a step in that direction and gives you something great from the Holy Spirit towards that end!

113: The Transcendent and Immanent work of God. This Psalm points us to the greatness of the work God does from heaven. It was from heaven that God attacked the Egyptians and instituted Passover. The praise for God (commanded five times in nine verses) is to be forever. The work of God has an eternal element to it and there is nothing better in all of the work of God than Passover. Jesus is our Passover!
114: This Psalm mentions the Exodus and covers the history of Israel all the way to God dwelling in Jerusalem. The God of heaven is working on the earth through miracles that impact the Red Sea and Jordan River and water coming out of the rock at Meribah. The presence of God on the earth through the Temple in Jerusalem should lead the earth to tremble.

113:1-5, The Transcendence of God
113:6, Transition
113:7-9, The Immanence of God.

Transcendence: A theological term referring to the relation of God to creation. God is “other,” “different” from His creation. He is independent and different from His creatures (Isaiah 55:8-9). He transcends His creation. He is beyond it and not limited by it or to it.

Immanence: The literal meaning of the immanence of God is “to be within” or “near” in relation to God’s creation. Immanence is closely related to God’s omnipresence, in that God is always present within the universe, though distinct from it. God is ‘within’ the universe in that God is its sustaining cause. (Geisler) God really cares of for the barren women and worked in them such as Sarah, Rebekkah, Rachel, Hannah (I Sam.1:6), and Elizabeth (Luke 1:7).

114:1-2 Gods work in the Exodus
114:3-6 Gods power demonstrated
114:7-8 Bow to God!

Psalm 114 covers the whole 40+ years from the Exodus to God bringing His people to the land of Israel. The whole earth is to tremble before God for what He is doing on the earth. When God speaks of His sanctuary, He could be referring to the tabernacle when it was set up in Shiloh for 300+ years or He could be referring all the way to the time that God set up His Temple. The point of the Psalm however is that God is working and it is towards the salvation of His people!

Meditate with me on these passages and think of them as if you were singing them at Passover with Jesus before His death. Knowing what happened, these passages are amazing, they focus the thoughts of the Holy Spirit towards that fateful day. God is wanting us to dive into the depth of the riches of His salvation!

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Appeasement!

Prophecy Update: Friday Oct.20th, 2017

For many years I have studied and followed the desire of the nation to engage Iran over its pursuit of nuclear weapons. The bottom line is that, since 1978, America has appeased Iran. Now we have a president who is not appeasing anymore. Claire Lopez reported this week from the Center of Security Policy, “President Donald J. Trump put the Iranian regime on notice with his speech last week: the time when the United States (U.S.) government would turn a blind eye to its decades-long drive for deliverable nuclear weapons is over. The president announced he would not re-certify Iranian compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or Iran nuclear deal.”

CNN reported that Trump did this out of ignorance and went against his military advisors. Actually, Trump was telling the truth about the regime. “By making explicit references to “Iran’s clandestine nuclear weapons program” and “illicit nuclear program,” President Trump acknowledged what many have known for a long time: there has never been a time since 1988, when the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini first ordered his Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) to “get the bomb,” that Iran has not had a clandestine nuclear weapons program. ” 42 intelligence experts asked Trump to decertify!

Since 2009 I have been praying, hoping, and pleading that Israel would take out the nuclear reactors in Iran. They have attacked the nuclear program through the years by assassinating Iranian nuclear scientists. “Four Iranian nuclear scientists—Masoud Alimohammadi, Majid Shahriari, Darioush Rezaeinejad and Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan—were assassinated between 2010 and 2012. Another scientist, Fereydoon Abbasi, was wounded in an attempted murder. Two of the killings were carried out with magnetic bombs attached to the targets’ cars; Darioush Rezaeinejad was shot dead, and Masoud Alimohammadi was killed in a motorcycle-bomb explosion. The Iranian government accused Israel of complicity in the killings.” Israel also snuck the computer virus, stuxnet, onto the computers that controlled the nuclear reactor in Iran which damaged the reactor! Israeli defence minister Moshe Ya’alon said: “We will act in any way and are not willing to tolerate a nuclear-armed Iran. We prefer that this be done by means of sanctions, but in the end, Israel should be able to defend itself.” The assassination campaign was reportedly terminated in 2013 following diplomatic pressure from the United States, which was attempting to negotiate restrictions on Iran’s nuclear activities. This was President Obama’s appeasement at work, endangering lives in Israel and America.

As far back as 1981, Israel attacked and destroyed a nuclear reactor being built in Iraq with French help. Israel had courage to do what no one else would do! They were condemned by the world and the USA, but without apology the Jews did what was right. Who will do that today?

Professor Louis Beres has stated, “Israel’s citizens, together with Jews and Arabs, and other coalition soldiers who fought in the Persian Gulf War may owe their lives to Israel’s courage, skill, and foresight in June 1981. Had it not been for the brilliant raid at Osirak, Saddam’s forces might have been equipped with atomic warheads in 1991. Ironically, the Saudis too, are in Jerusalem’s debt. Had it not been for Primes Minister Begin’s resolve to protect the Israeli people in 1981, Iraq’s SCUD’s falling on Saudi Arabia might have spawned immense casualties and lethal irradiation.”

Fast forward to today, the controversy in the news is that Russia procured 20% of American uranium through a deal with Hillary Clinton. Reporter Sarah Carter has reported that the Justice Department knew that there were illegal dealings attached to the Russian desire to procure a deal for American uranium and still approved the deal. The Washington Times reported Thursday, Oct.19th that “President Trump said Thursday that “the real Russia story” involves reports that then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama allowing Moscow to gain control of much of the U.S. supply of uranium.” “That’s your real Russia story, not a story where they talk about collusion, and there was none,” Mr. Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. “Your real Russia story is uranium, and how they got all that uranium, a vast percentage of what we have.” The Hill reported Wednesday that the FBI investigated Russian nuclear industry officials engaging in bribery and kickbacks before a 2010 deal that Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Obama approved, giving Russia control of more uranium.

The real story is that the Clinton foundation received 145 million dollars from the Russians for the uranium deal! The FBI was investigating this in 2009 and all of the evidence that they unearthed, kickbacks, bribes, extortion, and money laundering was hid from the public! The Attorney General, Eric Holder at the time, hid the information and approved the deal anyway. An American trucking company, moving the uranium was being controlled by Putin’s Russian mob and Holder, Clinton, and the Obama justice department approved the deal anyway! Here is the tweets from President Trump, “4:17 am Oct.19, Uranium deal with Russia, with Clinton help and Obama administration knowledge, is the biggest story that Fake Media does not want to follow.” At 4:56 am he tweeted, “Workers of firm involved with the discredited and fake dossier take the fifth, who paid for it, the Russians, the FBI or the Dems, or them all?”

American corruption at its finest! The real story though is that the Iranians and the Russians have a nuclear treaty, Russia has built their nuclear plants and have supplied whatever they have needed for their pursuit of nuclear weapons. The Iranians have their own uranium mine, they produce enough uranium to make many nuclear weapons. If God were to use the Russians against the United States, the integration of Russian influence in the nuclear industry, and Chinese threats against the United States is enough fire power to bring us down. We are already at a place where we will fall according to Jesus who said, ‘a country divided against itself cannot stand.’

Not only are the Democrats against Trump decertifying the Iranian deal, but so are all of the nations making money off the Iranians because of the deal. This is another indication that America is in trouble and Trump is the tip of a spear that is bringing about the conflict in our nation. I believe that it is right to not appease Iran or North Korea. Standing up to do what is right is bringing a conflict with the socialist left in this country that has led them to say Trump is mentally ill. If they cannot remove him over the Russian collusion story than maybe they can convince the public that this is a crazy story from a crazy president?

Trump has turned their Russian story against them and has shown how the Dems and left are the ones who have had collusion with the Russians. Obama and Clinton will not take this lying down. The news media will lie to us and obfuscate everything like they always do. The author of lies is Satan and that is the father of most news outlets today. Bill Clinton was getting double his fees for speaking while in Moscow and the Clintons got a 145 million gift from Putin and nobody in the news media cared. The conservative press brought this out back in 2010 and 2011 but also said that nothing would come of it. Why? Because everything ‘Clinton’ that is a scandal is the fault of the right! A lobbying group that works for the Russians is protecting Hillary Clinton pro bono—doing what they can to keep this information out of the press. The press, CNN, CBS, NBC, ABC, and others will do all they can to kill this story. NBC said yesterday, we covered the story and there is no story, there is no evidence Clinton was involved!

Iran and Russia wish to destroy the USA and Israel, Iran preaches about it every day. Russia hides their true intentions, but make no mistake, we are their greatest enemy. America is in a fog, created by our own sins and desire for riches over God. As Iran sets up shop in Syria, Russia is protecting her and helping her for the day that they attack Israel. The Israeli’s were pressured by the Americans not to attack Iran. Israel should have attacked Iran years ago. I am still very frustrated by the appeasement of Iran, it happens every day. Now that we have a president who is not appeasing anymore, it is going to lead to a war. A war that is predicted in the Bible. I am wondering, when do they attack us?

Christian truth and ethics are so far removed from our government and news media that appeasement of our enemies will lead to the destruction of our country as we know it. If politicians and a American trucking company were willing to betray America for some more money, we are doomed as a nation! Bill Gertz in his new book “IWAR” tells us that China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran are at war with us but we do not acknowledge it in America. At some point the capitulation with our enemies will lead to actual fighting on our shores. What will it take for America to repent? What will cause us to turn from our wicked ways and pray to God for healing? Ask God for mercy in judgment!

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Jerusalem the Epicenter

Prophecy Update: Friday Oct.13, 2017

This week I want to focus on the epicenter, Jerusalem. I see in the world a rising battle coming to Israel over Jerusalem. So many people deny that Israel even exists let alone have a capital in Jerusalem. The world has a problem with the Jews. In the 1920’s and 30’s they called the tension with Jews in Europe and the Middle East ‘the Jewish Problem.’ The Jewish problem is not a problem with Jews but a problem for the Nations! We should call this the Nations problem. The Nations refuse to acknowledge that God is giving the land back to Israel and accepting the capital city, Jerusalem, as a Jewish city. The city of Jerusalem is still under the times of the Gentiles but it is coming to an end. The tensions of today are directly related to the rebellion of the nations against the will of God. Even President Trump is backing off his promise to move the embassy to Jerusalem. Please pray to the Lord that America will do the right thing. The globalist forces are arrayed against Israel and Pres. Trump and his desire to move the embassy.

The Jerusalem Post reported this week, “Over 60 thousand participate in Jerusalem annual march on Tuesday 10/10/2017. Delegates from organizations and countries from all over the world participated in the 3-km. walk called the Jerusalem March to mark the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. The pilgrims, visiting the capital to celebrate Sukkot and attend the Feast of Tabernacles celebration, were waving flags, chanting “we love Israel,” calling out “shalom,” and holding signs expressing support for the State of Israel.

Several news organizations have been reporting this: “The Trump administration announced on Thursday that the US will withdraw from UNESCO, the UN’s educational, scientific and cultural body. A fight over who will next run the organization highlighted the Trump administration’s concerns: one leading candidate, Qatar’s Hamad bin Abdulaziz al-Kawari, has been openly accused of antisemitism by Jewish and Israeli groups. In recent months, UNESCO members have pushed the body to recognize Jerusalem as a holy site exclusive to Muslims, without recognizing its Jewish roots. Trump administration officials such as Nikki Haley, its UN ambassador, have warned for weeks that pulling out would be a possibility if the body fails to reform. The United States’ withdrawal will take effect on the last day of the year.”
The problem with UNESCO and the UN is that it does not accept Jerusalem as Jewish and they see it as an international city. They drew lines around the city to carve it up. The Zionist Organization of America had this headline on Oct.2nd, “UN Resolution 242 Entitles Israel to Secure Borders Beyond the Insecure 1949 Armistice Lines.” “The ambassador also noted that the idea of Resolution 242 “was that Israel would be entitled to secure borders,” and that the lines existing before the Six-Day War (meaning, the 1949 Armistice lines) “were viewed by everybody as not secure, so Israel would retain a meaningful portion of the West Bank, and it would return that which it didn’t need for peace and security. So, there was always supposed to be some notion of expansion into the West Bank, but not necessarily expansion into the entire West Bank. And I think that’s exactly what, you know, Israel has done.” As you know, God promised to give all of the West Bank to Israel as prophesied in Ezekiel 36-37. As God is doing it, the world is pushing back and threatening war!

The green line is not a source of rights and obligations in the original agreement signed in 1949 after the war of independence. Is there a simple answer to the question of who owns or has the legal right to Jerusalem? Dr. Jacques Gauthier, a Canadian lawyer who specializes in international law, answered that question on Wednesday with a resounding yes and suggested that if a theoretical court that was 100-percent objective were to study the legally relevant facts, ignoring politics, it would find unequivocally that only Israel possesses the exclusive title to Jerusalem. Gauthier begins his overview of the issues with Theodore Herzl in 1896-1897 and the Balfour Declaration of 1917, but the core of his argument and its most original aspect is the emphasis he places on the San Remo Conference of April 24-25, 1920. Gauthier says that the San Remo Conference was the “final hearing” of a “world court,” the council of the five leading nations and victors of World War I. The “case” before the “court” began at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919, where both the Jews and the Arabs of the Middle East submitted claims to the council to obtain independence and control of various territories. Gauthier calls April 24-25 in San Remo the “key defining moment in history” on the issue of title to Jerusalem and says that Chaim Weizmann called the decision the “most important moment for the Jewish people since the exile.” According to Gauthier, the case and all arguments are basically over at this point. The Jewish people were given “title” to Jerusalem under international law. ZOA also notes that “Resolution 242 did nothing to impair Israel’s legal rights to all of Judea/Samaria – rights that are grounded in binding international treaties (including Article 22 of the League of Nations Covenant; the Mandate for Palestine (1922), San Remo Resolution (1920), Feisal-Weitzman Treaty (1919) (an Arab-Jewish treaty, the 1924 Anglo-American Convention [Treaty] (a U.S. treaty obligation ratified by the U.S. Senate in 1925).” So you can see that when Israel became a nation, why Satan wanted her destroyed as five nations immediately attacked but Israel won the war in 1949.

General Armistice Agreement Between Israel and Jordan, April 3, 1949: Article 2 It is also recognized that no provision of this agreement shall in any way prejudice the rights, claims, and positions of either party hereto in the ultimate peaceful settlement of the Palestine question, the provisions of this agreement being dedicated exclusively by military considerations. The Jewish claim in 1919 conference in Paris—Moses Hess, he wrote Rome and Jerusalem in 1862, “What we have to do at present for the generation of the Jewish nation is first to keep alive the hope of the political rebirth of our people. To reawaken the hope where it slumbers when political conditions in the orient shape themselves in order to admit the organization of the beginning of the restoration of a Jewish state.” The objectives of Zionism were to get a homeland and Gauthier concludes his analysis by rejecting the idea that any later events – such as the UN Partition Plan, UN Resolution 242, or the Oslo Accords – superseded Israel’s “title” to Jerusalem.

The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee issued a stark reminder on Wednesday that Hezbollah — the Lebanese Shia terrorist organization backed by Iran — is “well positioning itself to intensify its original mission: the destruction of Israel.” Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA) said Hezbollah was now “ascendant in Lebanon,” with “thousands of fighters in Syria” as well. This is happening this week because Satan is mad that Israel is winning in everything. They are systematically taking their land back and he cannot stand it. Therefore, the prophecy of Iran and Russia attacking Israel is at hand!

“This terrorist organization is building a deadly rocket arsenal, ready to rain terror on the Jewish state,” Royce continued. “I was in Israel during the 2006 Hezbollah rocket campaign. Its capabilities then, quite substantial, are far more concerning today.” “This is a powder keg,” Royce warned. Over the last year, Israeli intelligence officials have reported that the Tehran regime is supplying Hezbollah with ever more sophisticated precision technology for its missiles aimed at the Jewish state. The group’s 2009 manifesto hailed “the beginning of hastening historic demise of the Zionist entity,” adding that by its very existence, Israel “embodies an eternal threat to Lebanon.” Add to this the fact that Fatah and Hamas are having reunification talks. Israel facilitated the entry of Palestinian Authority (PA) Cabinet ministers into Gaza on Oct. 2 to attend a reconciliation meeting between Fatah and Hamas. It took Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a day to respond to the event. Speaking at a Likud meeting in the West Bank settlement of Ma’ale Adumim, Netanyahu said, “We expect everyone who talks about a peace process to recognize the State of Israel and, of course, to recognize a Jewish state.” He added, “Whoever wants to make such a reconciliation, our understanding is very clear: Recognize the State of Israel, disband the Hamas military arm, sever the connection with Iran, which calls for our destruction.” (Al-Monitor Oct.3)

As you can see, they cry peace, peace, when there is not a chance for peace! As Russia and Iran and Hezbollah threaten Israel from the north, forces from the south and west have been growing in power for the day they will attack Israel. Hamas has fought three wars with Israel between 2009 and 2014 and has become ever more isolated at a time when conditions in the impoverished hemmed-in strip of 2million people have deteriorated. Hamas needs the reconciliation with Fatah, with Iranian and Egyptian help to continue their march to destroying Israel. President Trump wants to make the ultimate peace deal in the Middle East. His advisors have accepted the notion that they can work with Fatah, Hamas, and Hezbollah for peace when reality says you are making a deal with the devil. Last week Mr Haniyeh, leader of Hamas, said Hamas would not disarm and would “resist the occupation with all forms of resistance”. You cannot work with Hamas President Trump!

Today, Arutz Sheva had this headline: “Jordan: Jews on Temple Mount are a ‘provocation’ to Muslims.” According to Jordan, no Jews are allowed to go to the Temple Mount. This is a throw down and it will end in bloodshed. Jews are not giving up sovereignty over Jerusalem including the Temple Mount, and Muslims are not giving up their desire for all of the land of Israel. “The Jordanian government condemned Israel for allowing Jews to visit the Temple Mount, calling it “irresponsible” and “provocative to Muslims around the world.” What does it provoke? I say it provokes war which is in the air in Israel. Will Iran, Hezbollah, Hamas, and other Muslim nations attack Israel? It is prophesied so it will happen. When will it happen? I say soon, the wick has been lit; it is getting close to go time! Are you ready for war? The USA will not escape this conflict. Pray!

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Psalm 111

Psalm 111: The Works of the LORD

Psalms 111 and 112 are acrostic psalms with 22 letters beginning 22 stanzas. God’s works are the primary subject of Psalm 111. This Psalm brings up in my mind the battle between Elijah and the prophets of Baal. If God is God follow Him and if Baal is god follow him was Elijah’s admonition. Elijah was confident that His God works and we can be sure that God is a God who is alive and works. This Psalm will give believers hope that all other gods are false and can do nothing. Our God has done great things!

Psalm 111:1-6: Thanksgiving because of God’s Works.

The first two verses highlight our personal response to the great works of the Lord. First, we should give thanks among other believers and second we should study the works of the Lord. These two commands are qualified by ‘with all my heart’ and ‘delight in them.’ When we give thanks for God’s works we should do it with all of our heart. Why? Because the works always impact our lives for Gods good will. Study means to resort to, seek, seek with care, enquire, require. When you reread the Old Testament you will find many great things that the Lord has done. We should study them.
In vss.3-6 God describes the works as those that are splendid, majestic, wonderful, and powerful. In vs.3-4 God makes 2 great statements about Himself: His righteousness endures forever and the Lord is gracious and compassionate. All the works of the Lord have the quality of righteousness, grace, and compassion. Even the hard things that God did are filled with these qualities like the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah. How so?
In vss.5-6 God lists how He has worked on behalf of His people Israel. What did He do? When did God give Israel the heritage of the nations? Look up these passages and mark what you learn about heritage? (Another word for heritage is inheritance) Jer.2:7, 12:7, 17:4, Ezekiel 36:12, 48:29, Psalm 33:12, 47:4, 78:55, 94:14?

Psalm 111: 7-10: Works and the Word

See how God links His works with His words. Works of the Lord reflect the twin characteristics of truth and justice. This giving of the Word is a Work of God and we are reminded that all of His precepts are sure and eternal. Just as the works of God impact us forever, so the Word of God is eternal and will have an eternal impact. The result of the work and word of God is found in vs. 9, “He has sent redemption to His people, He has ordained His covenant forever.” Israel and likewise, all believers can depend on the covenant because God has made it for eternity. Our salvation is eternal and so is the Abrahamic covenant. The basis of salvation in the Abrahamic covenant is eternal and so is our covenant, the New Covenant. God concludes this Psalm with an admonition that we find in Proverbs, ‘the fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom a good understanding have all those who do His commandments, His praise endures forever.” Review through the Psalm all that is eternal? Depend on His promise today!

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At War; We do not Know it!

Prophecy Update: Oct.5th 2017

When I wrote my book about the biblical teaching on when God chooses to discipline or destroy a nation, I was concerned about the rise of China and Russia as powers who have published books detailing their intention to destroy the United States of America. As America turned from the Lord, more nations spoke of their desire to destroy the USA.

When President Nixon opened up relations with the communist dictatorship in China, America changed the way they would do business with the communist Chinese. Engagement was the word of the day, the hope that as the economy improved in China, the Chinese would turn from communism and choose freedom. Watanabe, Tsuneo wrote a nice article in 2014 called, US Engagement Policy toward China, Realism, Liberalism, and Pragmatism. “US policy toward Beijing has consistently been one of engagement since President Richard Nixon’s visit to the People’s Republic of China in 1972. There have been occasional swings in nuance, though, resulting from the positioning of four groups within the United States—pro-China commercial liberals, anti-China human-rights-oriented liberals, pro-China interdependence- and stability-focused realists, and anti-China military- and rivalry-focused realists—frustrating China and US allies in the region.” What no one wants to admit among these groups is that China has used engagement to work on her desire to destroy the USA.

In May the Washington Times asked the question if war was inevitable with China. It has always been inevitable from the communist Chinese point of view. The USA lives in a fog when it comes to China. The Times reported, “Half of China’s public believes that military conflict between China and the United States will occur within the next 10 years. This is one finding of the 2017 U.S. China Public Perceptions Opinion Survey, (the “Survey”) published by the Committee of 100 (C100) during its annual conference, held last week in Washington D.C.” Since the public sentiment mirrors the government in communist countries, war is in the air in China. The public is told quite often that China is going to destroy the USA.

Unrestricted Warfare, by Qiao Liang and Wang Xiangsui (Beijing: PLA Literature and Arts Publishing House, February 1999) is a book that I read after 9/11. The book was written by two PLA senior colonels from the younger generation of Chinese military officers. The book has recently drawn the attention of both the Chinese and Western press “for its advocacy of a multitude of means, both military and particularly non-military, to strike at the United States during times of conflict.” This book outlines the many ways that China has been attacking the USA over the last 40 years, a death by a thousand cuts. Assymetrical warfare is designed to weaken the opponent and kill him in the end. Hacking computers, targeting financial institutions, funding terrorism, using the media, and conducting urban warfare are all of the methods that China has been using.

In his new book, ‘I War’ by Bill Gertz, Gertz asserts that we are at war with China, Russia, Iran, and North Korea only the US is in the fog not believing that these nations wish to destroy us and are actively attacking us every day! One reviewer said, “America is at war – from cyber attacks by world powers to ISIS and even homegrown terrorists planning attacks on U.S. soil – but most of its citizens don’t know it.” China has stolen over 100 million peoples personal information in the USA. We are under information war with China and Russia.

Russia is in on this act also, they have infiltrated businesses, government, and our infrastructure computers. It is not just cyber attacks but also infiltration. The Russians boast as the Chinese do that they can shut down the electric grid. Russian hacking has become a subject almost every night in the news. What the Russians did was to steal information from the Democrats and publish it. They had a network to disseminate the info and hurt the Democrats. Gertz says, “Moscows government hackers released some twenty thousand internal documents hacked from the computer network of the DNC.” Under the Obama administration, we were completely defanged and have not engaged others in the computer threats or information war. America has been absent. Our enemies have figured out that it is cheaper to attack America through information warfare than having armies. Especially since America does not see it as war!

Politico reported in July, Forget Comey. The Real Story Is Russia’s War on America.
And this is perhaps the banner flying over the investigations circus: Missing from the investigation of the supposed Russia scandal is any real discussion of Russia.
China and Russia have a plan for attacking and destroying the USA, this is ignored by most American leaders. Russia is more crass than the Chinese and openly threaten nuclear war with us. What is truly a threat are the new drone subs equipped with nukes that can blow up off our shores in the Atlantic and the Pacific. Both China and Russia have upgraded their nuke fleets!

The Chinese have done a masterful job of convincing the Americans that we are friends. Chinese like the Russians task their diplomats to convince Americans that those who say they are a threat are the threat. In our political correct nation, always shoot the messenger and America do just that. China has been building a base in Djibouti on the horn of Africa in one of the most important choke points in the world, on the Red Sea. “The Chinese are the second country to cut a deal with Djibouti this year 2014 to create a military presence, joining Saudi Arabia, which made a similar agreement early this year. China has invested heavily in the area by pumping billions into Djibouti and neighboring Ethiopia. The new base will both protect their investments and give them increased military presence in one of the world’s most important trading routes.” What is troubling about this is that the Chinese have control of both ends of the Panama Canal, the South China Sea, and now in the Red Sea. They control the choke points of free trade! When China finished this base in the summer of 2017, the Chinese must be really excited and shaking their heads at the stupidity of the America government.

During the Reagan administration, we saw the government attack the Soviets calling them the evil empire and we beat them in the information war. Today you cannot say the Russians or Chinese or any Muslim group are the enemy of the USA. Even in the movies, you do not see movies made that show the Muslims or the Chinese as the enemy. We had movies all the time in the 1980’s that showed how the communist Russians were our enemy. We are not fighting in the area of ideas. The people without a vision will perish!

Iran rose in 1979 under the banner of destroying Israel and the USA. In their view the USA is the great Satan and Israel is the little Satan. Every day the Iranians are working on their goal to destroy the US and they hack into the country every day as their friends in Russia do. When they hacked into the US in Febuary of 2014, Obama kept the attack secret because he was protecting the Iranian deal. The Sands attack was not trivial it cost the company 40 million dollars. Iran stole data including sensitive employee data and social security numbers. The Iranian connection to the cyber attack was made public nineteen months later on September 10, 2015 during testimony before Congress by DNI director James Clapper. The details of Iran’s ongoing war activities against the United States are unknown to most Americans. On the thirty-fifth anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Iranian Chief of Staff Hassan Firouzabadi boasted:

“Iran is prepared for the decisive war against the U.S. and the Zionist regime. … Iran has been making plans, conducting maneuvers, and preparing its forces for this battle for years now. The first option on our table is “Death to America.” The entire people’s slogan is “Death to America” … Another option on our table is the defense of Palestine; other messages from the Iranian people to their officials are not to fear the enemy and not to fear death.

[The Americans] already want us to capitulate on the nuclear issue — but on what basis are they interfering in Iran’s affairs? If we let them, the Americans will destroy Islam and the Revolution, because they have no honor and no humanity … See how they left the helpless people of Iraq. They carry out massacres in Palestine, and support takfiris who slaughter people.”

As America makes excuses for Muslim groups like our enemies ISIS and the Muslim Brotherhood, and makes excuses for China and Russia, we are quickly weakening under the attacks and will be harmed in ways that will change American lives! This is happening because of the sins of America and the foolishness of our leaders. The more we internally attack Christianity the more the nation is weakened. Jesus said that a nation divided against itself cannot stand.

Our worst enemy is ourselves. I have never seen our nation as divided. Only the books I have read on the Civil War come close to describing what we are doing to ourselves today. I have begun to repent for the nation like Daniel did for his nation in Daniel 9. Please pray that God will forgive us for our idolatry, immorality, killing innocents, and our attacks on our ally Israel. “If my people who are called by My name humble themselves and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and will heal their land. 2 Chron.7:14”

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Psalm 110

Psalm 110: The King and Priest

Intro: I love this Psalm! It is a testimony to the greatness of the relationship between Jesus and the Father. It also gives us a prophetic look at the career of Jesus including the Kingly and Priestly roles. Jesus also uses this Psalm to teach that He is God almighty.

Psalm 110:1-3 The King Rules

The LORD is the Father and the Lord is the Son Jesus. Jesus is being addressed in the Psalm by David calling the Messiah his Lord. Jesus brought this up in Matt.22:41-46 explaining to the Pharisees that He was both David’s son and his Lord. LORD is the Hebrew name for God, Yahweh, and is the covenant name which God distinguished about Himself in Ex.3:15, ‘This is My name forever and this is My memorial Name to all generations.’ Lord is the Hebrew word Adonai and means a lord over men or it means God. Consider Gen.18:27, And Abraham replied, “Now behold, I have ventured to speak to the Lord, although I am but dust and ashes.” Dt.10:17 is important in this regard, “For the LORD your God is the God of gods and the Lord of lords, the great, the mighty, and the awesome God who does not show partiality nor take a bribe.” Jesus was equating Himself in Matt.22 to God by showing the Pharisees that He was not a man only but also the living God. Whoever says that they believe in Jesus and treat Him as less than God Almighty, they do not know Jesus.

The Kingly work of Jesus is administered by the Father. He says ‘sit and My right hand’ and He will make Jesus ‘enemies His footstool.’ This is important to the Psalm, because the rulership of Jesus is the central message. Focus your attention on the ‘yours’ that the Father is talking about. (your enemies 2x’s, your people, your power, your strong scepter, your youth) Jesus is going to have a day of power when He will take control of this world and rule it with a rod of iron!

Psalm 110:4 The Priest

This is an important passage because it teaches us how Jesus is a priest although He is not from the tribe of Levi. Melchizedek came out of nowhere in Gen.14:18 and is a mysterious figure. His order as a priest is not made known to us but is explained in Hebrews 7. Please read Hebrews 7 and note that since Melchizedek preceded Levi His priesthood is greater than Levi’s and that makes Jesus priesthood greater also! Read Zech.6:12-13 and note what you learn about Jesus as a priest? By the way, Jesus and Melchizedek are the same person!

Psalm 110:5-7 The King Fights

In vss.1-3 we had described for us the ‘day of His power’ and now it is the ‘day of His wrath.’ This is the day of which Revelation 6-19 describes for us. As a king, Jesus is going to demonstrate His right to rule by carrying out the punishment on all of His enemies on the earth. The nations of the world are resisting Jesus and claiming that He has no rights over them. This battle comes to a head and is described for us as wrath, filling the nations with corpses. In vss. 5-6 it describes the battle and vs.7 describes the peace that comes. Jesus will rule over the world and show us how it is done! It will be a great day in which the world will experience the fullness of what it always hoped for. Nation will not lift up its hand to other nations in war, there will be peace and success! Jesus describes the aftermath of the battle in Is.63:1-4 what do you observe? Notice that Jesus is a warrior who fights against His enemies and prevails.