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Mark of the Beast

Prophecy Update: Oct.25, 2018

I want to write to you about the movement to put a microchip in every human being on the planet. I have not written on this subject in quite a while. I was intrigued by this headline: CBN News reported this week, “Why Implanted Microchips in Humans Could Go Mainstream Sooner than Later.”

“Experts admit that, so far, getting humans to adopt microchip implants has been a tough sell. Many Christians reject them because of concern they could be a prelude to “the mark of the Beast” which Revelation chapter 13 says will be “a mark on their right hand or on their foreheads.”

I wrote on this subject several years ago when the Obama Administration tried to push having every American chipped for health and bank information. This was not successful but the people invested in this happening have not given up. I thought that this was an important insight in the article:

“Besides being vulnerable to hackers, a chip implanted in your body means, “They could track where you are, how long you take for lunch every day, or how many times you went to the bathroom if the chip were scanned by a reader,” Futurism writes. “And opting out of this kind of data collection is a lot more convoluted when you’ve got a chip implanted in your bodily tissues. If you want to go off the grid in even the smallest way, you can leave your wallet at home, but removing a microchip requires a bit more, uh, effort.”

I thought this insight was important because the future anti-Christ will want to track everyone, not just for money but also to keep tabs on everyone. The precursor to being chipped is the ability to track everyone in the society. Our cell phones already act as trackers. In popular TV shows like NCIS, one of my favorites, McGee can track anyone by hacking into their phones. Earlier this year there was a report about the way China was tracking all of their citizens. Report: China Developing Orwellian ‘Social Credit’ System That Could Threaten Democracy

Newsmax: “China’s Big-Brother Social Credit System Could Work in US.” China’s development of a nationwide tracking system to rate the reputations of individuals, businesses and even government officials could spread to the West and change the lives of many for years to come, The Atlantic reports.
‘The Chinese government plans to launch its Social Credit System in 2020. The aim is to judge the trustworthiness of the country’s 1.3 billion residents by monitoring and evaluating their purchases, who their friends are, how much time they spend watching TV or playing video games, what bills and taxes they pay (or don’t) and where they are at any given time.’

This program is already being used to arrest those who do not hold to views that are government approved. Many church leaders have been arrested in China because of this new system. This is the type of system the anti-Christ will eventually use. One more proof that we live in the last days. Just the fact that we have the ability to track our citizens and give them a score based on their beliefs and what they read is Orwellian! The article goes on to say:

Mimicking the project in the West would be easy since technology continues to become a bigger part of our lives. “It would be remarkably easy to achieve. It’s just a matter of making explicit the determinations that already go into credit scores — of binding together the data brokerages that even now siphon up public records, social-media profiles, web searches, and similar digital traces of life here in the West, and making our rights and privileges as city dwellers and citizens contingent on what they infer from our behavior,” writes Greenfield.

This desire to track everyone in society was used in Hitlers Germany. I have thought in the past that what Hitler did in his country was a microcosm of what the future anti-Christ will do with better technology. Edwin Black wrote a book called IBM and the Holocaust which detailed how the Hollerith system developed by IBM was used by Hitler to track everyone in Germany. This was the early days of a type of computer system. “This system was used to help create enabling technologies step by step from the identification and cataloguing programs of the 1930’s and 1940’s.” In the book, Black takes on not just IBM itself but also its legendary founder and longtime chairman, Thomas J. Watson, Sr., who Black says “admired the whole concept of Fascism” and engaged in “micromanagement from afar” as “IBM placed its technology at the disposal of Hitler’s program of Jewish destruction and territorial domination.”

Watson was the chairman of IBM and the new IBM system used today is called Watson. It scares me a little that this same name that was part of the holocaust is now used extensively in tracking programs today. Only today it is a multiple amount of companies that are involved in this tracking technology.

India Launches Mark of the Beast Technology in Revelation, was the headline in April. India launched the ADVAR system that is a system in India they are scanning the fingerprints, eyes and faces of its 1.3 billion residents and connecting the data to everything from welfare benefits to mobile phones.

“Civil libertarians are horrified, viewing the program, called Aadhaar, as Orwell’s Big Brother brought to life. For other countries, the technology could provide a model for how to track their residents. The government has made registration mandatory for hundreds of public services and many private ones, from taking school exams to opening bank accounts.”

Now here is the point I want to make. The two largest populations in the world are China and India. Those two countries have 2.5 billion people who are now under state tracking technology. These states are the beginnings of what the Anti-Christ will do in the future. Most of the rest of us are using technology that can be tracked by those who have the time and wish to do it. Consider this quote abut India:

“No one has approached that scale and that ambition,” said Jacqueline Bhabha, a professor and research director of Harvard’s FXB Center for Health and Human Rights, who has studied biometric ID systems around the world. “It has been hailed, and justifiably so, as an extraordinary triumph to get everyone registered.”

I think that this system is coming to America, how soon, I do not know. But consider this quote: ‘Although microchip implantation might be introduced as a voluntary procedure, in time, there will be pressure to make it mandatory. A national identification system via microchip implants could be achieved in two stages. Upon introduction as a voluntary system, the microchip implantation will appear to be palatable. After there is a familiarity with the procedure and a knowledge of its benefits, implantation would be mandatory. -Dr. Elaine M. Ramesh, patent attorney for Franklin Pierce Law Center.’

The technology for this system is in place, governments around the world are implementing forerunners of what anti-Christ will use, the next step for America is to have a government that will demand that we take a chip.

I work with college students and they are used to technologies that make their lives easier. It is the temptation of having everything easier that I believe will move the younger generation to accept microchips before my age group. I learned that our own government wished to do this already. The election of Donald Trump derailed plans to chip every American. Here is a quote from 2016,

“Yet how many know a plan exists for widespread adoption of human microchipping beginning in the year 2017? While testimony has been given that safeguards are in place to ensure privacy in connection with implantable biometric identification, some believe confidentiality is the last thing internal radio transmitters will protect; that in fact the plan to microchip humanity smacks of the biblical mark of the Beast.”

When a different government comes into office, America may be forced to take the mark. Will you be chipped even before the rise of Anti-Christ? I would encourage you to reject any move toward putting anything in your body that can be used by Satan for his future plans for the world. The anti-Christ is not in power yet, but much of what he will use in the future is already here. Pray that we can have the discernment to reject all that he has planned for the world.

Remember I John 3:1,” See how great a love the Father has for us that we should be called the children of God, and such we are. The reason the world does not know us is because it does not know Him.” Christian, the Lord loves you with a great love. Do not let technology become an idol in your life. It is insidious, dangerous, and appealing. Cling to the love of God this week!

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Is the Hook in the Jaw?

Prophecy Update: Is the Hook in the Jaw? Oct.19th2018

The imagery of the ‘hook in the jaw’ comes from Ezekiel 38:4 when God says that He will bring Russia and her allies into Israel in the Last Days! In Ez.38:16 God makes clear what He is doing when He says, “and you will come up against My people Israel like a cloud to cover the land. It shall come about in the last days that I will bring you against My land, so that the nations may know Me when I am sanctified through you before their eyes, O Gog.”

The important thing to note is that God is bringing these nations into His land which He gave to Israel. The end times prophecies are very clear that when God brings the Jews back into His land, the nations, all of them will be in opposition. The majority of the end times prophecies regarding the reestablishment of Israel teaches us that the nations will reject what God is doing with His people and His land. As an example, In Jeremiah 30:11, the Lord said to Israel, “For I am with you to save you, declares the LORD; I will make a full end of all the nations among whom I scattered you, but of you I will not make a full end. I will discipline you in just measure, and I will by no means leave you unpunished.” Isaiah 60:12 “For the nation and kingdom that will not serve you will perish. Yes, those nations will be completely wasted.” In context, after being scattered among the nations, Israel is being restored by God. Zechariah 12:2-3, 9 “Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling to all the peoples all around, when they shall come against Judah and Jerusalem. And in that day I will make Jerusalem a burdensome stone for all peoples. All who lift it shall be cut to pieces, and all the nations of the earth will be gathered against it… And it shall be in that day I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.”

I am going to talk about three hooks in the jaw of Russia dragging them into war.

The first hook is Syria.
Syria is the greatest ally of Russia in the Middle East. The BBC had this report: “Why does Russia support Syria and President Assad?” ‘The story goes back at least to Cold War times, when the Soviet Union gained influence in Syria in the 1970s, giving aid and arms. In 2000, Vladimir Putin became president of Russia and Bashar al-Assad became president of Syria. Russian ties with Syria began to strengthen because of their previous Cold War relationship. This conflict is the first time Russia has really been able to test out the capabilities of its newly-expanded military.’
“It’s basically a theatre to test out their military equipment and doctrine.”
Syria gives Russia a foothold in the Middle East so that they can project power to protect energy interests.

The second hook is energy:

One year ago, God was working to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided eternal capital of Israel. When Donald Trump made that move in December 2017 and moved the embassy in May of 2018, the world went nuts. Russia and China declared that there are two states and one of them has their capital in East Jerusalem so Israel cannot claim Jerusalem as their capital. This was in late December 2017 after the UN voted to condemn Israel and America for the declaration regarding Jerusalem. The claim is that it is a violation of international law. To be blunt, Russia is using international law in several cases to fuel their war aims against Israel. Russia claims that Jerusalem being the capital of Israel violates international law and the world agrees. Russia also claims that Israel’s claim that the Golan Heights is Israeli territory is also a violation of international law.
This past week, Donald Trump said America does not recognize international law and that we will not follow the dictates of some court in Europe telling us what to do. Israel has been doing that for years. The World Court, United Nations, European Union, and most international bodies do not recognize either Jerusalem or the Golan Heights as Israeli territory. God said it is His land and He is giving it to Israel, but the world has rejected the decision God made. Satan is using Russia as his first foray into destroying Israel. This important because Israel struck oil in those Golan hills!
What is it that Israel has that Russia wants? How about everything! If you compare the two countries, there is no comparison. Israel is better at everything when compared to Russia. Israel is the 8th most powerful nation in the world. Israel has gas and oil, enough to fuel Israel for the next 200 years. For many years Russia has wanted in on Israel gas industry, they have been shut out by Israel. Vladimir Putin has never been shut out like this and he is not taking it lying down. This is an old fashioned story. One nation has what another nation wants and they will fight over it. That is the bottom line for Russia.
Israel has a lot of natural gas and they are going to ship it to Europe, this is competition with Russia. Russia is not sitting down for this and that is why they are in Syria on the border with Israel. The British Express had this article in April this year: “Will Israel be the next big oil power? asks FREDERICK FORSYTH. YOU do not have to be an eco-geologist or international financier – both of which I am emphatically not – to realise there is a quiet revolution brewing in the East Mediterranean. I refer not to the Syrian civil war nor Russia’s naked imperialism in that zone but to something happening far beneath those blue touristic waves. Only mentioned in tiny hiccups in our newspapers one of the most gigantic discoveries ever made of natural oil and gas under the East Mediterranean will soon be coming on stream. The gas field lies off the coasts of Turkey, Lebanon, Cyprus and Egypt. But the biggest two fields of all, Leviathan and Tamar, lie off Israel, between 50 and 80 miles offshore. Estimates are of 26 trillion cubic feet lying untapped down there – more than enough to transform the economies of the entire zone. Germany has for years been the docile customer of Putin’s Russian gas and oil supplies. Competitors are not welcomed and the East Med discoveries, when exploited and transportable in bulk, would blow the Russian supremacy in EU gas supply out of the water.” Did you hear what was said by the Brits, they are worried about the Russian response.

The trouble with the great Russian bear is that it is extremely paranoid. Putin is like a new Tsar and he wants glory for Russia. He believes that the Russian empire is destined for a come back and that is why he threatens his neighbors all of the time. He also has moved on some nations—Crimea and Ukraine specifically. When Russia moved into Syria in 2015, it was to save Assad and set up Russia for the war prophesied in Ezekiel 38-39. The New York Post reported August 19, 2018. “Russians are now patrolling the Golan Heights — and you can thank Barack Obama” Russian military police have been deploying in all areas recaptured from rebels, including on the edge of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, after Syrian government forces regained control of the area last month. “The Russian military police work in close interaction with the U.N.,” he said, adding that they have set up a hotline with the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) and held regular meetings to co-ordinate their actions.

You heard that right folks, Russia is there with the UN peace keeping forces on the Golan Heights, bringing peace to Syria. Are you kidding me—this is the biggest joke and threat to Israel I can imagine. The UN does not recognize Israeli presence in the Golan and Russia wants the oil and gas. On Oct.9th Netanyahu in a speech said “World Should Recognize Occupied Golan Heights as ‘Israeli Territory” but Moscow said, Russia rebukes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for asking the international community to recognize the regime’s claim to “sovereignty” over the occupied side of Syria’s Golan Heights, warning that any such move would constitute a flagrant violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.” As you can see, this conflict is going to grow towards war.

The third hook in the jaw is anti-Semitism.
Russia and the nations that follow her into this war are doing it because they hate Israel. Remember that Israel is made up of a large number of Jews from Russia. The anti-Semitism that they experienced in Russia is following them. Now here is a big problem: no superpower attempts to stop Russia and her allies from invading Israel as recorded in Ezekiel 38-39. That does not fit the situation we face today. America would come to Israel aid today if Russia invaded. So the obvious question is: where is America when the Gog invasion happens?
Ezekiel 38:13 is clear when it records the protest of the nations but no one comes to the aid of Israel but God alone, “Sheba and Dedan and the merchants of Tarshish with all its villages will say to you, ‘Have you come to capture spoil? Have you assembled your company to seize plunder, to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to capture great spoil?’ God does not want anyone else getting the glory for this victory!
With America out of the way, Russia will feel free to attack. How are we removed? I do not know but one thing I do know is that America is under the divine discipline of the Lord. We as a nation have had the blessing of God for many years but now as a nation—we are under divine discipline. The leading indicators of a healthy society are dismal and at an all time low. We need to pray for revival because we do not have enough people in America who live in such a way that will make America Great Again! The left is in full time rebellion against God and they are advocating violence against Christians. God gave us a reprieve with the election of Trump and He gave us a president and vice president that have opened the door to choose right. Many have walked through the door but the repentance has to go to the courts, schools, and local governments. That has not happened. I see that this election cycle in November will bring more division not less. It is a battle to the end folks—we need to pray that Americans will stand for the truth and reject the evil way. Light is greater than darkness, walk in the light and we will have blessing from God!

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Trump and the 4 I’s

Prophecy Update: Trump and the 4 I’s Oct.12th 2018

With the sudden and unexpected resignation of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley I wanted to write about how she and Pres. Trump relate to the 4 I’s. Let me remind you of the 4 I’s; they are the reason that God brings judgment on nations and people. The 4 I’s are: Idolatry, Immorality, killing Innocents, and persecuting Israel. When a nation makes laws that enshrine these sins, God begins to discipline that nation. I believe that God raised up Donald Trump and Nikki Haley at this time to force the world and the USA into either rejecting or accepting these four sins. I will only focus on Israel for the purpose of this blog.
Remember back to 2016 when the election was looming in November. I had many conversations with Christians that reflected two attitudes. First, many of my friends were adamant that Donald Trump should never be president and they were against Clinton but hated Trump. Second, some of my friends were totally for Trump. Sorting out what these people believed was no easy task. I did figure out one thing, hardly any of them wanted to look at the election from prophetic eyes. Most were looking at the election from a political and moral framework but not from the vantage point of Biblical Prophecy.
In March of that year, I heard Trump speak in Washington D.C. and I was impressed with what he said about Israel and Jerusalem. I thought that if he really believes what he is saying he will be the most pro-Israel president we have ever had. He said that Jerusalem was the undivided capital of Israel and that he would move the embassy of the United States to Jerusalem. I was thinking that the way he was saying it was different than any of the previous presidents. All gave lip service to Israel but we never had a president who followed through on the promises to Israel.
Jerusalem is the epicenter of Biblical prophecy. According to Zechariah the whole world would be against Israel and Jerusalem. The nations are so hateful to Jerusalem; eventually there will be a war against Jerusalem. Joel 3:1-2 describes for us what God is going to do in the end times: “For behold in those days and at that time when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem I will gather all the nations and bring them down to the valley of Jehoshaphat. Then I will enter into judgment with them there on behalf of My people and My inheritance Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations and they have divided up My land.”
We are living in the day when God is restoring the fortunes of Israel and all of the nations of the world are against Israel and Jerusalem. Now here is where Trump is different, he does not compromise the truth of Jerusalem being the capital of Israel. No one has done that in history since King Cyrus did it in 500 BC.

As I prayed about the election, one thing became clear to me from the Lord—Donald Trump would be the tip of the spear poking the world regarding their treatment of Israel. I prayed and God heard my prayer, two weeks before the election I heard from the Lord and it became clear to me that Trump would win the election because God was going to use him to force the world to either repent and begin to love and accept Israel or the world would end up in full blown rebellion against the Lord regarding His plan for Israel. This is when I was having a crises, I did not want to tell anyone what I believed the Lord was telling me. Everyone else that I talked to about the election was either in full blown hatred of Trump or they wanted to vote for Trump as a way of not voting for Clinton. Very few of my friends thought about the election from prophetic eyes, some did and I am thankful for them.

What happened next seems unreal to me, because God spoke to my heart and told me that Trump would win I was confident that the world was going to be in for the ride of their lives. On Election Day I told everyone within ear shot that Trump would win, I did not tell them why I was so confident. When it happened I was thinking about Israel and Jerusalem not all of the other stuff so many talked about. It was also a sad time for me because very few people wanted to talk about the prophetic implications of the election. I was thankful for the pastors and ministries that saw that God was raising up Trump for a prophetic purpose.

So what happened that has forced the world to deal with Israel. Trump is the first president to follow through with his promise to obey US law and move the embassy to Jerusalem and he also told the truth about the Iran deal which was a deal with the world to destroy Israel. He followed through with his promise to defend Israel and the USA by revoking the worse deal in all of history the Iran deal. What did I expect from the Trump election, I expected the world to hate Trump and disagree with everything he is doing regarding Israel. I was not disappointed one bit. The Bible predicted what the world would do; they would reject the pro Israel stance, the pro Jerusalem view point, and the defense of Israel from Iran. Trump also appointed the most pro Israel UN ambassador in our history, Nikki Haley. To say I am thankful for Nikki Haley is an understatement—she is flat awesome. It is a blow to the world and the United States and Israel that she is leaving. I was in prayer all night last night, could not sleep without praying and thinking about what this could mean.

Before I get to that, let me highlight what Nikki Haley said at the UN that is so awesome: “Israel has been forced to live under constant security threats like virtually no other country in the world. It should not have to live that way. And yet, Israel has overcome those burdens. It is a thriving country, with a vibrant economy that contributes much to the world in the name of technology, science, and the arts.” UN Security Council session, February 2018 “I went to Israel to see firsthand the country the United Nations spends half its time on. Unfortunately, I’m not kidding – it’s ridiculous. It seems like the rough breakdown at the UN is half the time on Israel and half the time on the other 192 countries.”
Israeli-American Council, November 2017 “The Security Council is supposed to discuss how to maintain international peace and security. But at our meeting on the Middle East, the discussion was not about Hezbollah’s illegal build-up of rockets in Lebanon. It was not about the money and weapons Iran provides to terrorists. It was not about how we defeat ISIS. It was not about how we hold [Syrian President] Bashar Assad accountable for the slaughter of hundreds and thousands of civilians. No, instead, the meeting focused on criticizing Israel, the one true democracy in the Middle East.” Press conference after attending first Security Council meeting, February 2017 “Nowhere has the UN’s failure been more consistent and more outrageous than in its bias against our close ally Israel.” Senate Confirmation Hearing, January 2017 “If there’s anything I have no patience for, it’s bullies – and the UN was being such a bully to Israel because they could.” Speaking to Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, June 2017 “We will not tolerate a situation that a world body of 198 countries can spend half their time attacking one country: Israel. What used to be a monthly Israel-bashing session now at least has more balance. But we’re never gonna put up with bullying.”
AIPAC Policy Conference, March 2018

Nikki Haley is the one sane person at the UN and has warned the UN about anti-Semitism over and over again. The world did what God said would happen, but now they are without excuse. God raised up Trump and Haley to warn the world and tell them the truth about Israel—the world in its Satanically inspired hatred rejected God and turned to more hatred, the worse form of hatred, the hatred that caused the holocaust.
It is clear that the press and the Democrats and several Republicans are doing everything they can to dismantle everything Trump does. They hate what he has done regarding Israel and Jerusalem, hate his Supreme Court nominees (Kavanaugh being the latest leftist defeat) hate his anti-globalist agenda(The Rothschilds have used their globalist media mouthpiece to declare that Donald Trump is threatening to destroy the New World Order, for good) , hate what he did with Iran, hate what he is doing with the economy, hate his pro-life stance, and hate him and all who voted for him. The Russian investigation has shown nothing but hatred and stupidity. The collusion is in the FBI to stop Trump from being president and now to discredit the president. The radical progressive, communist left teaming up with CNN and other networks are dedicated to destroying Trump, Israel, and the USA. As Christians we know what is going to happen and we better fasten our seatbelts.
The replacement theology churches have no clue about what is coming because they eliminate Israel and prophecy. That is the Catholic, Methodist, Episcopalian, Lutheran, Presbyterians, United Church of Christ, etc.—these are denominations that teach that the Church has replaced Israel and God is done with Israel. This teaching led to the holocaust and God says it will happen again. He prophesied that the nations of the world, including the USA will be against Israel. I believe there are too many Christians in the USA who support Israel. What does that mean for us—it means that the rapture of the church is around the corner! Europe is already prepared for the next holocaust—they hate Jews and the governments in Europe have no courage to stand up to the anti-Semites. Franklin Delano Roosevelt told the king of Saudi Arabia that he would contact him as soon as Israel had an interest in becoming a nation and seven days later he died. Then God put Harry S. Truman in as president for one reason and one reason alone, because God had prepared Truman to support the establishment of Israel. Just as Christians did not support the swearing, cursing rough edge President Truman they do not support Trump—this really bothers me because these Christians do not believe in the Sovereignty of God over history.
Trump is the tip of the spear and Christians need to pray for revival like we never have before because the other foot is about to fall. Trump is trying to bring a peace deal to the Middle East—bad thing and it will lead to disaster. I pray that the tip of the spear will lead to revival before it leads to war. I am confident that God will fulfill His Word, Israel will advance and the world will hate them more and more—this includes the USA. If that is true, something big has to happen.