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War is coming In Israel

Prophecy Update: War in Israel Aug.30, 2019

Joel 3:1-2, “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.”

This passage tells us about the end times in some specific ways. First, it says that ‘in those days and at that time’ this is a clue to us that we can know historically when God is moving in the end times. It tells us that the time is linked to ‘when I restore the fortunes of Judah and Jerusalem.’ We live in the time that God is restoring Judah and Jerusalem on the earth. Israel is getting her land and Jerusalem was established as the eternal capital of Israel. (Declared in 2017 and made official in 2018) Israel has been growing in riches and wisdom to share with and bless the world. Honduras just announced the move of her embassy to Jerusalem.
I will focus on stories this week that highlight the fact that as God is restoring Israel to the land, many nations are preparing for war with Israel. Namely, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Gaza, and Jordan.

“Palestinian Territories” Disappear from State Dept. Website As If They Never Existed. The U.S. does not recognize the State of Palestine and therefore officially maintains no diplomatic exchanges nor consular services with Palestine and since the closure of the Palestine mission in October 2018, Palestine has no diplomatic representation in the U.S. The PA will no longer adhere to the Oslo Accords and their illegal building in regions under Israeli control with the help of European funding. The State of Palestine is recognized by 137 UN members and since 2012 has a status of a non-member observer state in the United Nations. It is a member of the Arab League, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, and the International Olympic Committee. Palestine is not recognized as a state by Israel, the United States, Switzerland, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and most of the European Union. Since the Palestinian territory is claimed as the West Bank by both Jordan and the PA, they want to kick all Jews out of this land. The USA is making a bold assertion that will lead to war in the near future.

The GCC wants to improve ties with Israel because of Iran. The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), is a political and economic alliance of six Middle Eastern countries—Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman.

It is important to recall that even if GCC leaders are positive about improving ties with Israel and have decided the Palestinian problem is no longer a roadblock, their local populations still feel animosity toward Israel. Public opinion is not yet interested in changing the relationship. For instance, Saudi Arabia is in a war with Yemen. This war is with Iran through the Iranian proxy war machine called the Houthi’s. Saudi Arabia wants Israeli help with beating Iran but they do not want Israel to even exist. There is a disturbance in the Muslim force you might say. This is fulfilling Biblical prophecy.

Tensions are running high in the Gaza Strip and in Judea and Samaria and the slightest incident could cause things to spiral out of control. If Hamas, despite signals to the contrary, is fanning the flames, it will give Israel little choice but to mount a forceful response. Here is a headline highlighting the tension: The Fighting Dramatically Escalates As Both Sides Prepare For “The Final War” Between Israel And Iran. Are we about to see World War 3 erupt in the Middle East? Over the past several days, Israel has attempted to prevent attacks by Iranian forces and their allies by striking targets in Syria, Gaza, Lebanon and Iraq. Political leaders in both Lebanon and Iraq are now accusing Israel of a “declaration of war”, and Hezbollah is pledging to strike Israel back extremely hard.

“Israeli forces openly claimed attacks over the weekend in Syria and the Palestinian-administered Gaza Strip and were blamed for two more operations in Lebanon and Iraq. As reports of what occurred across the region emerged, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted at his country’s ongoing efforts abroad, telling a Monday planning meeting that “we will deepen our roots and strike at our enemies.”

The attacks on Lebanon the last few days have made very clear that Israel regards the government of Lebanon as part of the Iranian tool to destroy Israel. Earlier this year, Israel declared to the Lebanese that they no longer distinguished between Hezbollah and the government of Lebanon they saw them as one. This was a game changer. Iran controls the capitals of Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon for military reasons. Israel struck in these three countries this week.

Joel 3:9-10 says, “Proclaim this among the nations: Prepare a war; rouse the mighty men! Let all the soldiers draw near, let them come up! Beat your plowshares into swords And your pruning hooks into spears; Let the weak say, “I am a mighty man.”

We know that from Ezekiel, Joel, and Revelation that the end times will be a time of war. The nations are preparing for some big wars, those who are paying attention to this are warning that WW3 is imminent. God says in Joel that He is working in the nations to cause war. God does this to judge the nations! America withdrew from the arms treaty of 1987 and this has caused an arms race. The reason we withdrew was that Russia never kept their word. Many nations are trying to keep up with Russia and China developing hypersonic weapons. Revelation 6 is very clear that the Tribulation period starts with world war. The second seal will be broken and the red horse will ride out to take peace from the earth and men will slay each other. All of the wars prior to the tribulation and in the tribulation lead eventually to Armageddon.

One big game changer in the war making ability is the deployment of the F-35 plane that Israel is using to execute bombing runs across the Middle East. Israel has caused a rift in the Muslim world and also in the Russian alliance with Iran and Turkey. The mystery to me the last few weeks is that the Bible is very clear that Russia and Iran will attack Israel together. Since Russia has been siding with Israeli bombing runs against Iran they are not exactly in full support of Iran attacking Israel –they are not in a position to fulfill Ezekiel 38-39 yet. I see Putin becoming more and more hateful to Israel or he will be removed and God will raise up a GOG from Russia. Here is an article that bears on this problem:
Putin, Erdogan, Meet on Deterioration of Syria Understandings. Both Russia and Ankara (in cooperation with Iran) have set up a demilitarized zone in Idlib, but Syrian troops supported by Russian warplanes have advanced in recent weeks against the rebels’ last major enclave in northwestern Syria, and in the process. according to Deutsche Welle, have encircled a Turkish military post. The problem is that Turkish troops have been killed as Russian supported troops attack in the Aleppo area. Sometime in the future the alliance of Turkey, Russia, and Iran will turn their attention to Israel and not rebels in Syria. That day is coming soon. The reason is that Israel has been very successful to attack Iranian and Syrian troops to stop attacks on Israel. The US has declared again this week that Israel had the right to attack Syria and all nations in the Middle East who threaten Israel.
“A powerful bloc in Iraq’s parliament has called for the withdrawal of US troops from Iraq, following a series of air raids targeting Iran-backed Shia militias in the country that have been blamed on Israel. The Fatah Coalition said on Monday that it holds the United States fully responsible for the alleged Israeli aggression, “which we consider to be a declaration of war on Iraq and its people.” Friday Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about the problem: “Dir balak,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in public remarks directed at Lebanon, using the Arabic for “watch out,” after the IDF published what it said were details about an extensive Iranian-sponsored campaign to provide Hezbollah with the means to produce precision-guided missiles.”

It is Friday morning and I am putting the final touches on this update. It has been a wild week in the Middle East and the pressure has been building like a volcano waiting to explode. This headline tells us about the pressue mounting: As tensions spike in north, IDF cancels leave for combat brigades — ‘After Hezbollah threat of reprisal for Israeli strikes, Northern Command chief warns, ‘If an IDF soldier is so much as scratched, our response will be harsh.’

The Muslim world is in a pickle, the Shia part is determined to destroy Israel and the Sunni part is divided in how and when. Turkey is all in on destroying Israel while Saudi Arabia is not—at least not until they destroy the Shia first. God has protected Israel from a united Muslim assault because His wrath is against the ungodliness and idol worshipping in the Middle East. God is determined to raise up Israel in the last days to fulfill all that the prophets have said. It is when Israel is in the land and under assault that they will turn to the Lord and thus all Israel will be saved.

The elections are coming up in Israel and Iran wants to make war with Israel. The Trump team has again delayed releasing the so-called peace plan. I pray they never present the peace plan because God has a peace plan and no one wants to use His plan. I like God’s peace plan, a plan that requires people to come to Him in faith and trust. If God said that He is going to bring all of the nations to fight in Israel, Russia and Iran in the Gog Magog war, and all nations in Armageddon, don’t you think you should repent and turn to Him for forgiveness of all of your sins? Jesus said that He would give us a peace that will surpass all comprehension (Phil.4:6-7) that blows my mind because I have that peace. I hope you will believe and have the peace of God today!

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Israel: The Center of Prophecy

Prophecy Update: Israel the Center of Biblical Prophecy 8/22/19

There are many sides of the prophetic diamond that we could concentrate on each week. I try to look at a wide of variety of subjects that the scriptures teach us to observe. The main thing however is what happens in Israel. Let us remember that the Lord started a process when Pres. Trump became president. Israel issued a coin with Pres. Trumps image next to King Cyrus. The coin teaches that 70 years is very important to Israel. God sent Israel into captivity for 70 years and raised up Cyrus to send Jews back to their homeland. Likewise, Israel was in the land for 70 years and the United States declared that Jerusalem is the eternal, sovereign, capital of Israel! This started a process to rebuild the third temple and re-establish the Davidic dynasty. The Sanhedrin declared that they were starting the “70 Nations Organization” which would be an alternative United Nations. They did this because they believe that they are going to rebuild the temple for all of the nations of the world. Then Messiah would rule over the nations from the temple. Last December they dedicated the alter for the temple and last week they practiced sacrificing the red heifer. All of this is preparatory for the temple.

The Bible teaches us that the world would be in turmoil over the land of Israel when God rebuilds the temple. Here are some things happening that highlight the turmoil. First, the USA is dedicated to Israel and the world is trying to counter the USA. Our envoy to the UN gave a speech about Israel and the Palestinians and it was a dousy:
US peace envoy: There’s ‘no international consensus’ on Mideast conflict.
“People reflexively try to pretend that an international consensus exists as to how to resolve the conflict. That’s not true. In fact, we couldn’t even get an international consensus to condemn Hamas. Hamas is a terror organization that subjugates 2 million Palestinians in Gaza, vows to destroy Israel, shoots thousands of rockets at Israel. If there’s no international consensus on that, there’s no international consensus on a resolution here.”
Jason Greenblat gave this speech to point out the hypocrisy of the UN and their hatred of Israel. He did such a good job that the German envoy freaked out. The UN refuses to declare any Muslim terrorist group bad because in their world, only Israel is bad. Speaking of Hamas: here is some more news about them:
“In the wake of recent terrorist attacks and rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, Hamas has threatened to escalate the situation if Israel does not commit to allowing the transfer of Qatari money to Gaza at the same time as the electricity supply increases, a member of the terrorist organization told the Lebanese newspaper Al-Ahbar.”
What is tragic about this is that Hamas always has a pretense for war and never a plan for peace! Whether we are talking about Hamas, Hezbollah, or the Palestinian Authority, all of these groups want to destroy Israel. The PA has been on the warpath with the USA ever since Trump became president. Here is some news about them:
“U.S. scraps West Bank conference over Palestinian protests. The Palestinians cut all ties with the U.S. after it recognized disputed Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in 2017, and view the Trump administration as unfairly biased following a series of actions seen as hostile to their aspirations for an independent state.” The PA has been exposed as a fraud, they never wanted peace with Israel and never will. The same can be said of Hamas and Hezbollah, they are also in the news:
“Jewish leaders applaud Paraguay over terrorist designation. Arthur Stark, Chairman, and Malcolm Hoenlein, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, on Monday praised Paraguay for designating Hamas and Hezbollah as terrorist organizations.
“This recognition contributes to the joint international struggle against the terror of Hamas, Hezbollah, and their chief benefactor, Iran. I call upon more states to join Paraguay and recognize these organizations as ones of terror. We will continue to work tirelessly so organizations of this nature be recognized as terror organizations. The entire world must unite in the fight against the terror that Iran and their disciples spread,” Katz said.

Both Hamas and Hezbollah are moving towards war and all of them support Iran and the goal to destroy Israel. The coming war will give more land to Israel. To make matters worse, Mahmoud Abbas announced that the land is his!

“PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY PRESIDENT MAHMOUD ABBAS NOW CLAIMS THAT THEY ARE THE BIBLICAL CANAANITES, ZECHARIAH TELLS THEM WHAT THEIR FATE SHALL BE. “We are the Canaanites,” he said, according to a report from Asharq Al-Awsat. “We will remain in our homeland, and the outsiders on this land have no right in this country. The land is for its inhabitants, this land is for the Canaanites who were here 5,000 years ago, and we are the Canaanites.” The prophet Zechariah shows us what happens to the Canaanites when Jesus returns. “In that day there will be inscribed on the bells of the horses, HOLY TO THE LORD; and the cooking pots in the LORD’S house shall be like the bowls before the altar. And every pot in Jerusalem and in Judah will be holy unto the LORD of hosts: and all who sacrifice will come and take of them, and boil in them: and in that day there will no longer be a Canaanite in the house of the LORD of hosts.” Zechariah 14:20,21 (NASB)
Rabbi Yosef Dayan, a member of the Sanhedrin and a descendant of King David, reacted to Abbas’ claim with humor.

“The rabbi related that the last time Prime Minister Netanyahu met with Abbas, he told him that he was willing to make concessions but first, he wanted to settle an old and outstanding debt between the Palestinians and the Jews. ‘When Moses came down from Sinai, a Palestinian stole the stone tablets. We want them back. They are precious artifacts worth millions of dollars.’ ‘No,’ Abbas retorted. ‘We don’t have them and we don’t keep those laws. We weren’t there.’ ‘Exactly,’ Netanyahu countered. ‘Now let’s talk about whose land it really is.’”

Jordan holds a special place for the coming third temple. Jordan is the custodian of the Temple Mount, which is the third holiest site in Islam. ‘The Jerusalem Islamic Waqf is an Islamic religious trust best known for controlling and managing the current Islamic edifices on and around the Temple Mount.’ On Monday the Jordanian Parliament voted to expel the Israeli ambassador and recall the Jordanian ambassador from Israel. Jordan believes that Israel is trying to change the status of the temple Mount platform in favor of Jews. Well I have to tell you that God wants to change the status also. Jordan needs to obey the Lord and get out of Jerusalem. They won’t and God will have to force them. In fact, I believe that much of Jordan will fall into Israel hands because three tribes of Israel still have land in Jordan today. Rueben, Gad, and Manasseh are not on their land yet! Jews believe that the Temple Mount is the holiest site in all of Judaism and the world does not care. Muslims are united that no Jew is allowed to pray on the Temple Mount! They teach that there will never be a temple for Jews there!
A funny thing happened on the way to fulfilling prophecy, it was fulfilled. God says that there will be a Temple—there is going to be one in spite of all the nations who are against it. Jordan is threatening war, I think they should reconsider. Here are a few quotes that will make your hair stand on end: “JORDANIAN ACADEMIC DR. AHMAD SHAHROURI: IT IS EITHER US OR THE JEWS IN PALESTINE; WHEN JEWS SAY JERUSALEM IS THEIRS, I WANT TO SMASH THEIR HEADS.”

This week Israel issued a new coin that tells me they are very excited to begin building the Temple. On the coin is a crown for King David and Messiah. The Sanhedrin is raising money for making the crown they will put on the head of the Messiah. We know that Jesus is that Messiah and it is thrilling to know that so many are anticipating His coming. Matt.24 and 25 teach us to “be on the alert for you do not know which day your Lord is coming.” Just as the money raised from the Trump coin will be used for the rebuilding of the temple, so this coin will be for paying the Temple tax. Jesus is going to fulfill and continue the Davidic Dynasty and this is why every nation in the world needs to start practicing submitting to God’s will. Nations need to assist in helping Israel be established and pay for rebuilding the Temple. The Temple is for all of the nations of the world. Jesus said it is a place of prayer for all of the nations! Rev.22:16 says, “I Jesus have sent My angel to testify to you these things for the churches I am the root and the offspring of David the bright and morning star.”
When war comes to Israel, it will lead to building the temple and gaining more of their land. This is going to happen quickly when it happens. Iran is lusting for war with Israel. One problem is Russia. So far, Putin has not moved on attacking Israel. Putin has supported Israel fighting Iran in Syria and Iraq. This has to change so either Putin will be out and a new leader comes in or Putin changes in the next few weeks. It is going to be interesting. Hang with me and lets watch it together. Putin could be ousted—that would be something!

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Signs coming together!

Prophecy Update: The Signs of the Times 8/15/19

The Tribulation period requires that certain things need to be in place before the Rapture of the Church. Part of watching the signs of the times includes those things which will fuel the ability to accomplish what will happen in the future. For instance, the Tribulation Period will include a One World Government. That means we should be looking for political realities that are pushing us towards a unity among the nations. The Tribulation assumes that that government will be able to track everyone on earth. That means that we should look for technologies that can accomplish that goal. Likewise, a One World Economy makes us look for unity in economic matters. Etc.

Matt.16:1-3 says, The Pharisees and Sadducees came up, and testing Jesus, they asked Him to show them a sign from heaven. But He replied to them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.’ “And in the morning, ‘There will be a storm today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Do you know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but cannot discern the signs of the times?

It is important for us to discern the signs of the times as Jesus commanded. One of the signs of the times comes from Rev.13:16-18, And he causes all, the small and the great, and the rich and the poor, and the free men and the slaves, to be given a mark on their right hand or on their forehead, and he provides that no one will be able to buy or to sell, except the one who has the mark, either the name of the beast or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast, for the number is that of a man; and his number is six hundred and sixty-six.” During the Holocaust, Hitler had all of the Jews marked with a number. It was to demean them and track them. Holocaust survivors can show you their tattooed arms. Hitler did it regionally. Satan will do it globally. Do we have the technology to track everyone on earth?

Here are a few quotes that highlight the move towards a cashless society. “Sweden: How to Live in the World’s First Cashless Society.” “The next time you use your mobile phone to buy groceries or send money, it’s worth pausing to reflect on the momentous shift toward cashless that is underway.” “The South Korean central bank has been promoting the concept of a cashless society and plans to no longer mint coins by 2020. The Thai government launched the National e-Payment Master Plan to promote digital payments. And on 15 February 2018, Chinese New Year’s Eve, 688 million people – roughly half of China’s population – used WeChat to send and receive virtual hongbao (traditional red packets used to gift cash). China is an example of how countries can leapfrog to mobile payments, with more than two-thirds of internet users using smartphones for payments.”

How do people go cashless? They use their phone, credit card, and microchips. What is really making the prophecy of Revelation 13 more likely is the development of marking the body. So many Christians have tattoos and use their phone, Venmo, and other digital means of paying for things. A Mark on your forehead or hand is already accepted behavior. Not only are companies offering to ‘chip’ their employees but they can use a digital tattoo. In Sweden this headline appeared: “Thousands of people in Sweden get microchip implants for a new way of life.” Jesus said that this day would arrive. Quickly the day will come when cash will be outlawed and everyone will be on a digital means of economy.

Another clear example are moves for a One World Currency. I have tracked this development for years. Sometimes I have thought that the SDR’s special drawing rights of the international banks would be the eventual world currency. This is because they act as the means of trade between currencies. Today, technology has made such great advances that it is possible to make everyone use one means of paying for stuff. Facebook believes this and they have proposed a new currency called the “Libra.” “In late July 2019, a Facebook executive told Congress the “Libra” (Facebook’s desired global currency) could be a valuable tool for law enforcement partly because of the vast amounts of information that will be generated about those that use the currency.”

Two verses that Jesus speaks to us in these last days are Matt.24:8+33. They say, “But all these things are merely the beginning of birth pangs.” “So, you too, when you see all these things, recognize that He is near, right at the door.” The greatest sign is the move of God to reestablish the nation of Israel in her land. This you can track over the last 150 years and it is gathering steam. Israel is still conquering her land and they are about to take the West Bank which is the land of Judea and Samaria. I have been reading this week that Pres. Trump is considering to declare Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria. Wow—I pray that this happens. Israel will have all of her land as Antichrist comes on the scene.

God said that knowledge will increase in the last days (Dan.12:4). We have gone from kilobytes to megabytes to gigabytes to terabytes to petabytes to exabytes to zetabytes and on and on it will go as computers get faster and faster. The increase in knowledge has blurred so many things in life. Six years ago the world produced four zetabytes which is 21 zeros. That is a lot of info! Someone calculated that it is 304 million years of HD video nonstop. A new computer chip made last year has a billion lines of information. Computer experts say that knowledge is doubling every year since 2008.

According to Luke 21:25, “There will be signs in sun and moon and stars, and on the earth dismay among nations, in perplexity at the roaring of the sea and the waves,” we will see strange things happening which people never saw before. A brother in the Lord told me that the ATM machine he was at just started spitting out receipts. What happened was a solar flare was messing with the computers and made the bank ATM’s do funny things. Solar flares are signs from God and they are increasing! Global weather stuff is already happening and it is increasing. It causes more fear because of the speed of getting information.

What about pestilences? Dr. Drew Pinski said, “I am scared because we have not seen conditions like this since medieval times.” He was talking about the rats and bubonic plague in Los Angeles. On his radio show in LA he also said that tuberculosis was exploding, typhus, and typhoid fever. The Dr. went on to say, “I am standing on the rail road track and I am screaming at the train that the bridge is out and no one is listening.”

Did you know that Bill Gates is funding a new company called “Earthnow” that will put satellites in space to surveil everyone and everything on earth? Why? Gates and many other rich people are proposing all kinds of social changes in the world. Christianity stands in their way. Christianity is under attack in the West. In America, the day is coming quickly when no one will be allowed to believe that marriage is between one man and one woman. That Jesus is the only way to heaven. That God created the heavens and the earth.

Two news articles illustrate this problem in our country. “Barnegat mayor slams LGBT history in schools: ‘We’ve crossed over the line into absurdity.’ Mayor Alfonso Cirulli launched a campaign Tuesday to fight a New Jersey law that brings an LGBT curriculum into schools and urged residents to join his fight.

During the Tuesday morning meeting of the Township Committee, Cirulli, a 60-year-old former assistant principal, said it was his duty to protect residents and called the LGBT political movement “an affront to almighty God.” As this is happening in New Jersey, this is what is happening in California: “California School District Will Not Allow Parents To Opt Children Out Of LGBTQ Content, Emails Show.”

The public schools are becoming reeducation camps run by the LGBT Gestapo making every child a pro sexual deviant. The ACLU teaches the teachers how they can go around the parents to give abortions to minors. These are indications that we are in the days of Lot. Those days were characterized by sexual immorality.

I am very happy that Israel has made a stand against the anti-Semitic leaders in congress. Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely confirmed that Israel will not allow the congresswomen Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI). from entering Israel, although an official comment from the government has not yet been published.

“Israel has decided,” she said. “We will not allow the congresswomen to enter the country. We will not allow anyone who denies our right to exist in the world to enter the country. In principle, this is a very correct decision.”Foreign Minister Israel Katz said that he supports the ban “due to their blatant support for the boycott of the State of Israel, terrorism against Israel and minimizing the Holocaust.”

A big sign of our day are the moves to destroy Israel, even when they come from our own congress. Jordan is up next, I believe that one day soon Israel will take back her land in Moab and Ammon. Here is an article about the move towards conflict: “Jordan’s decision to ban Jews visiting or praying at a Jewish religious site – Aaron’s tomb situated on Mount Hor – has seriously threatened the Israel-Jordan peace treaty and possibly postponed even further the long-awaited release of President Trump’s plans aimed at ending the 100 years old Arab-Jewish conflict.” No peace treaty will ever work because God is not in the process—unless Jesus comes there will be no peace. Jesus is coming to set things straight—I cannot wait! Are you longing for His coming today? Are you preparing to see Jesus? Do that with me today.

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The Antichrist!

Prophecy Update: The rise of the AntiChrist 8/1/2019

As we move closer to the rapture the nations get closer and closer to the desires of Satan and his representative the AntiChrist. This update is about the things that Satan wants in the antichrist, what he wants to accomplish, and to examine if we are closer to the time of his rise. Three specific things need to be in place, a move for a new world order/world government, one currency for a world economic system, and a hatred of Israel.

Daniel 9 tells us that the rise of antichrist will be for a seven year career as leader of the whole world. Daniel 9:27 says, “And he will make a firm covenant with the many for one week, but in the middle of the week he will put a stop to sacrifice and grain offering; and on the wing of abominations will come one who makes desolate, even until a complete destruction, one that is decreed, is poured out on the one who makes desolate.” It is clear that the seven years will be marked by the breaking of the covenant he makes with Israel and the nations of the world. This three and a half year marker is highlighted by the antichrist committing the abomination of desolation.

When this happens, the antichrist has to be the leader of the whole world. Daniel 11:36-39 tells us about his career: “Then the king will do as he pleases, and he will exalt and magnify himself above every god and will speak monstrous things against the God of gods; and he will prosper until the indignation is finished, for that which is decreed will be done. He will show no regard for the gods of his fathers or for the desire of women, nor will he show regard for any other god; for he will magnify himself above them all. But instead he will honor a god of fortresses, a god whom his fathers did not know; he will honor him with gold, silver, costly stones and treasures. He will take action against the strongest of fortresses with the help of a foreign god; he will give great honor to those who acknowledge him and will cause them to rule over the many, and will parcel out land for a price.” Notice how the antichrist will fulfill what Jesus said when He pointed out that the last days would be like the days of Noah. The days of Noah were days of violence and antichrist will make war and be violent.

The nations of the world are in a controversy over the Trump effect. “Angela Merkel complains that Trump Has Almost Destroyed The New World Order.” May 19, 2019
‘German chancellor Angela Merkel has admitted that the New World Order is ‘under threat’ due to the rise of President Trump and the trend of Trump-supporting populist leaders winning elections around the world in the past year. The German leader slammed the rejection of open borders and globalism, and poured scorn on the patriotic movement currently sweeping across Europe, the U.S, Brazil, Australia and other parts of the world.’ This leads to the war that starts the tribulation period. Anger between the nations is on the rise and it matches what happened before WW2. Since antichrist is a worshipper of a god of fortresses, he is about war.

Revelation 6:2 tells us that when antichrist rises, he starts with war to take over the world. “I looked, and behold, a white horse, and he who sat on it had a bow; and a crown was given to him, and he went out conquering and to conquer.”

Not only will antichrist be violent, he will promote sexual immorality. This will fulfill what Jesus said when He pointed out that it would be like the days of Lot. Here is a headline from today that illustrates this immorality: California Lawmakers Pass Resolution Blaming Religious People for High Suicide Rates in the LGBT Community, Will Maule | Contributor | Tuesday, July 30, 2019. “Lawmakers in California have passed a resolution that singles out the state’s religious communities and forces them to fully support LGBT individuals. In an astonishing bid to have people of faith conform to the pervading progressive culture, the legislators even blamed religious individuals for many of the issues faced by those in the LGBT community today – including suicide, the Federalist reports.”

Increasingly across the country, Satan has convinced people that it is in their best interest to throw off the Judeo Christian worldview of our constitution. The attack on the church is growing from those who believe that social justice includes supporting immoral positions. Unfortunately for us, many who speak for Christians have taken the same social justice positions as the Marxist/Socialist among us.

There also has to be a temple on the earth when antichrist rises. The temple will be built by Jews for the God of the Jews and Christians. In 2 Thessalonians God describes for us what will happen when antichrist rises. He directs our attention to two very important things: first is the apostasy, the false church filled by false believers, and second, the ‘Abomination of Desolation.’ 2:3-4 says, “Let no one in any way deceive you, for it will not come(the Day of the Lord) unless the apostasy comes first, and the man of lawlessness is revealed, the son of destruction, who opposes and exalts himself above every so-called god or object of worship, so that he takes his seat in the temple of God, displaying himself as being God.” It has to be the temple of God, our God, for antichrist to fulfill this prophecy. Jesus told us that this would happen in Matt.24:15. He said that the Abomination of Desolation would be standing in the Holy Place. That means Jesus prophesied that this would take place in the temple which is going to be built soon in Jerusalem. Revelation 11:1 also teaches us that the temple will exist in the 7 year tribulation period. God commands that the temple would be measured, He says, “Then there was given me a measuring rod like a staff; and someone said, “Get up and measure the temple of God and the altar, and those who worship in it.”

There also will be a false peace treaty. We are being set up for this at the moment. Consider this headline: “TRUMP TO HOST ARAB LEADERS AT PEACE SUMMIT BEFORE ISRAELI ELECTION – REPORT, BY OMRI NAHMIAS JULY 31, 2019. The Trump administration will host an Israeli-Palestinian peace summit at Camp David before Israel’s September elections, according to a report on Wednesday in the Hebrew daily Yediot Ahronot.” This is another example of those who cry peace when there is no peace. The Palestinian leadership is in full out oppostition to Trump and Israel, they want no part of this peace deal. They want war. The UN, EU, and most national leaders are against this peace deal because it is so pro Israel. I feel that it is not pro Israel enough!

I learned a lesson from Germany in 1932. Hitler ran for the presidency of Germany and lost. Some thought that it was the end of Hitler. Hitler was not to be deterred so he used every wicked way to gain power. He used murder, lies, deceit, bribery, and strong armed tactics. The left also lost the election of 2016 and they will not be deterred. They are using the tactics of the evil one to gain back power over the American people. The 2020 election will be fueled by more cheating and wickedness than ever before. Don’t think of the wickedness coming as a human thing—it is a Satan thing. For those who have eyes to see the invisible world, you know of what I am talking about. The European Union is doing the same thing against the conservative movement in Europe.

The coming antichrist will be the leader of a one world government. Are we at the time of history that this one world government can rise? Yes

The coming antichrist will have control of the economies of the world. Are we living in a time that one world economy could have one currency? Yes

The coming antichrist will come when Israel is strong and in her own land as a sovereign nation. Are we living in a time when Israel is sovereign in her land? Yes

The coming antichrist will come when the world has both a hatred of Israel and a desire to make a false peace deal. Are we living in a time when they cry peace and war in the Middle East? Yes

Hitler began killing his opponents in 1933 when he gained power, 100,000 were arrested and put in camps, Jewish businesses were boycotted, and the enemies list of the Nazi Party had been drawn up. By the end of 1933, 600 were killed in police custody! Antichrist will be like all dictators, he will kill all who stand in his way and the Jews will be attacked. If all of the Jews are not in Israel by then, they will most certainly be forced to go there by the antichrist.

The prophets of the OT are written within a historical context. As you study history you can see patterns and predict certain behaviors of people. Prophecy however is not the best guess of smart people. It is the certain declaration of history written before it happens. You can be confident that God never lies, He never tells us prophecies that will not come true. There will be a one world government and currency. I have tracked the desires of nations for a one world government and they are in a panic today thinking their dream is being dismantled. In the midst of the angst of the globalists, Satan is raising up a leader who will wow the people of the world. We know how he will rise, we do not know exactly when. After the rapture of the church it will happen quickly. We do not know when the rapture will happen—we do know that it is soon. All of the signs are in place, it is a matter of executing the plan. My hope is that over the next year we will see a great revival in America. It is happening in several countries. I hope is happens here! The denial of justice, freedom, and liberty around the world is just the beginning of what it will be like in the tribulation. We who are born again are going to heaven, we have assurance from God that we are His and He will keep us until the end. Pray for your friends and family to be saved!