UPDATED 2/3/17 (near bottom of page)
I strongly advise anyone reading this, check out the following link: Are You Prepared for the 2nd Coming? The days are short. The Lord may appear any day. Some may mock and say that others have been saying that for thousands of years.
2 Pet 3:
3: Knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts,
4: And saying, Where is the promise of his coming? for since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of the creation.
8: But, beloved, be not ignorant of this one thing, that one day is with the Lord as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day.
To see my rapture page:
While it is true that the rapture can happen at anytime, and even Jesus didn't know when, and only the Father; it is believed by many, certain events have to be in place or ripe to take place when the Lord shall return. God didn't send Jesus as a babe until certain things were prophetically aligned. The same is true I believe, with the 2nd coming. I do believe certain times in history including during the lives of the Apostles, that the prophetic temperature was adequate for those to believe it may have taken place in their own life time:
18: Verily, verily, I say unto thee, When thou wast young, thou girdedst thyself, and walkedst whither thou wouldest: but when thou shalt be old, thou shalt stretch forth thy hands, and another shall gird thee, and carry thee whither thou wouldest not.
19: This spake he, signifying by what death he should glorify God. And when he had spoken this, he saith unto him, Follow me.
20: Then Peter, turning about, seeth the disciple whom Jesus loved following; which also leaned on his breast at supper, and said, Lord, which is he that betrayeth thee?
21: Peter seeing him saith to Jesus, Lord, and what shall this man do?
22: Jesus saith unto him, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee? follow thou me.
23: Then went this saying abroad among the brethren, that that disciple should not die: yet Jesus said not unto him, He shall not die; but, If I will that he tarry till I come, what is that to thee?
Today the prophetic climate is more ripe than in any time in history for the Lord's return. Many believe that the time is now, for this generation:
The prophet Ezekiel foretold 2500 years ago that the key sign of that last generation would be the coming together of the dead, “dry bones.” (Ezekiel 37) Just 150 years ago Mark Twain called the land of Israel a “moonscape.” But the Psalmist said that “When the Lord builds up Zion, He shall appear in His glory.” (Psalms 102:13-16) And how He has built up Israel in the last one hundred years! Israel, Jerusalem, and the Temple Mount, continue to be God’s time clock. That is why the world rages over those areas, and why that shall escalate on a daily basis until the end of the age.
Though ‘generation’ can mean a specific number of years, it is more likely that Jesus was referring to the world (people) living at the time prior to His second coming. If 1948 is the reference point for the beginning of the end, i.e. “the budding of the fig tree” (Luke 21:29-30) then it is possible that He will return before there is no one left to remember the re-establishment of the State of Israel.
...we are eyewitnesses to the staging process. The Bible says that there are a number of seemingly unrelated events that take place all in a single generation, somewhere in time.
Bible prophecy makes numerous references to the existence of a Jewish state called Israel in the last days [Ezekiel 37]. It also demands that Israel be in disputed possession of the city of Jerusalem [Zechariah 12].
It demands a conflict between Israel and her neighbors [Daniel 9]. The conflict is so intractable it will require supernatural intervention to resolve it [Dan 9:27 Zech 12:2-3].
["Who hath heard such a thing? who hath seen such things? Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? or shall a nation be born at once? for as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children." Isaiah 66:8].
...Israel was reborn in 1948...
Where are we in Bible prophecy right now? Jesus said 'when these things begin to come to pass, look up' [Luke 21:27] because 'this generation shall not pass, til all be fulfilled' [Matthew 24:34].
Although no man knows the day or hour, [Math 24:26] 'when ye shall see these things come to pass, know that it is nigh, even at the doors' [Mark 12:29].
Where are we in Bible prophecy right now? I was born in 1952 and I expect the Rapture and the Tribulation to occur in my lifetime. Events in Israel suggest it could take place at any moment.
So the questions are asked: Which generation will see Christ’s return? When did all of Christ’s Olivet Discourse prophecies see fulfillment to indicate the specified generation? Did the countdown to Christ’s return begin on May 14, 1948, when Israel declared statehood? Since Christ mentions that “all these things must be fulfilled” before Christ’s return, and Jerusalem did not come under Israeli control until 1967, did the clock begin ticking at the conclusion of the Six Day War?
Let's examine Ezekiel, chapter 4, verses 1-8. In this passage, we see 430 years of judgment pronounced upon Israel. Seventy years can be accounted for by the Babylonian captivity. This leaves 360 years that does not seem to fit any particular date in history. However, there are passages in Leviticus (26:18,21,24,28) that indicate that if Israel does not obey Him the first time, God will multiply her punishment by seven. So if we take the 360 years of punishment pronounced on Israel and multiply by seven, we get 2,520 years.
Knowing that the Bible deals in 360-day years (the Jewish calendar consists of twelve 30-day months), if we convert the 2,520 ``360-day years'' into today's ``365.242-day'' years, we get 2,483 years plus nine months and 21 days. Starting with the first siege of Nebuchadnezzar, which began the ``servitude of the nation'' in 606 B.C., the initial 70 years of Babylonian servitude ended in 537 B.C. as follows:
Seventy (360 day) years = 25,200 days = 69 (365 day years) less 2 days or: 606 B.C. (69 years - two days) = 537 B.C.
Counting from July 23, 537 B.C. with the release from servitude, we get:
537y 7m 23d (B.C.) plus 1year (because no year between 1 B.C. & 1 A.D.) plus 2483 years 9months and 12days =
the 1948th year 5 mon 14th day.
And what happened on May 14, 1948?
David Ben Gurion, citing the book of Ezekiel as his authority, proclaimed ``Israel'' as the new Jewish homeland. The nation of Israel was re-established on the exact day predicted by the Bible.
Now consider what happens if you start counting from the third siege of Nebuchadnezzar, which began the ``desolations of Jerusalem'' (Jerusalem uninhabited) in 587 B.C.
Counting from August 16, 518 B.C., which was the completion of the desolations of Jerusalem, then we have:
518y 8m 16d (BC) plus 1 year plus 2483y 9m 21d = 1967 6m 7d
On June 7, 1967, as a consequence of the ``Six Day War'', the Old City of Jerusalem fell under Israeli control for the first time since Jesus' prediction in Luke 21:24. ``And they will fall by the edge of the sword, and be led away captive into all nations. And Jerusalem will be trampled by Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.''
Another coincidence? The Jews say coincidence is not a kosher word. In the natural, it is impossible that this is coincidence. It is clearly by supernatural design. The fig tree is a symbol of the Nation Israel and we are the generation that will see the return of Jesus Christ in Glory and great Power.
I was born in 1967 myself. So, many believe it is the generation of 1967 or 1948. I was not ready to declare the rapture as imminent until a couple of months ago (when I wrote this). I saw the need for America to be used against muslims or muslim nations before America herself will fall. God had used nations in the past, as His tool for war, before doing away with them. God used Babylon to take out Israel in the O.T., and then destroyed Babylon herself.
Oh yes, I do believe in America's fall. Many have prophesied her fall.
Before I get into the fall of the United States, I want to explain the need for the disappearance of Islam, the muslim faith. During the time of the Tribulation, there will be only 3 main religions: the One World Faith (spiritual babylon), Judaism (allowed by a covenant with the anti-christ), and the out-lawed Christianity. The muslim faith has no place in end time events and will be a hindrance to the plans of the anti-christ, which will be for all to worship him. In fact, he uses spiritual babylon, to gain power, but will eventually destroy it. This is why I insist the anti-christ is not a pope:
16: And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.
17: For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
I discuss in detail the Anti-Christ here:
The Anti-christ and the Whore of Babylon
So, the muslim faith has no future. Of coarse America isn't going to completely destroy the muslim faith, but she is used to uncover the true intentions of Islam and its terrorism, as well as to do a serious blow. Somehow, the anti-christ will gain access to the newly rebuilt city of Babylon by Saddam Hussein.
Reportedly, Saddam has gone to great lengths to emphasize the relationship between himself and King Nebuchadnezzer, and has launched public educational campaigns to remind the Iraqi people of the former greatness of Iraq/Babylon. Saddam has even issued commemorative coinage with his image on one side, and King Nebuchadnezzer's image on the other.
It seems evident that Saddam aspires to restore the lost glory of what was once the greatest empire on earth. In line with this goal, Saddam has instituted the restoration of the ancient city of Babylon, located 56 miles south of Baghdad, just east of the Euphrates River.
Shortly before Operation Desert Storm, Saddam ordered a huge statue of himself to be constructed over the restored gate of Babylon. This parallels King Nebuchadnezzer's actions in Daniel 3.1-7. Whether or not Saddam intended to emulate King Nebuchadnezzer is unknown. However, if Saddam DOES sometimes refer to the Bible, he had better read Daniel 4.28-33. That Bible passage should warn Saddam that God judged King Nebuchadnezzer very harshly for his idolatry.
(Today as I write this, Saddam was announced as being captured.) How will the anti-christ gain this Iraqi city? Because America will fail or will not finish rebuilding Iraq. This is evident by the problems we are having there, but may possibly happen because the Rapture will cause American troops to be pulled out of the world to American soil (discussed below). The UN will have it's hand in Iraq, and thus when the anti-christ takes over the UN or EU, he will come into Babylon, Iraq, offering his peace. Or possibly, the anti-christ will come from the region, but I doubt it.
As America falls, Israel will see it's great protector and ally is no longer available, and will make a pre-emptive strike against her Arab enemies smashing the muslim faith to bits.
One piece of the prophetic future in scripture is the final war between Israel and her enemies. Many are uncertain if this will occur before or after the rapture. let's take a look at this prophetic event.
THE FINAL ARAB/ISRAELI WAR
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Other current sources:
The Final Arab/Israeli War
The prophet Isaiah does indeed prophesy a final Arab/Israeli war. Although it is not clear at this moment that what we are seeing is the buildup to this conflict, I feel led to commit this month's letter to briefly reviewing the prophetic and final Arab/Israeli conflict envisioned in Isaiah 11. Then together, we can watch the current scenario develop and see if this indeed resembles the war foretold in Isaiah…
Verses 12-16, however, describe a conflict that (a) has not happened historically to date as presented in this chapter, and (b) cannot happen during the Messiah's 1000 year reign because the Messiah's reign is characterized by worldwide peace. Consequently, in my view, it must describe a war that will happen prior to the Messiah's Second Coming and the setting up of His kingdom of peace.
Therefore, we can safely say that verses 12-16 describe a wide ranging war between Israel and more than just a few bordering Arab states, seemingly all of the Middle East Arab states.
Let's focus on the war itself as mentioned in Isaiah 11. How do we know that the war is a final Arab/Israeli war? The answer is in the text of this chapter.
1. This war involves Israel's active conquest not just of Egypt, Syria and Lebanon, but also "the people to the east" (see Isa. 11:14), known in Scripture as the nomads of the desert, these are the Arab nations of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Bahrain and others.
By mentioning Assyria in this passage, not only is Syria included but also modern-day Iraq. So, we are dealing with a war in which Israel actively engages all of the Middle Eastern Arab states. This, however, does not reveal its "final" status but the following observation in the text does….
2. Not only does Israel seem to proactively or preemptively attack their enemies - verse 14 implies this when it describes Israel as "swooping down on the slopes of Philistia (the Palestinians)" - but the text also describes Israel as "plundering the people of the east" (see Isa. 11:14) or Arab desert nations.
Wow! - Israel will not only defeat the desert nations but also plunder and take spoil from them. Since these nations have become rich from their trade in oil, we can conclude that Israel will control the Middle East oil and wealth of these nations after the war. This has never before happened so we know this is an event of the future.
The passage goes on to state that Israel will also "lay hands on Edom and Moab and the Ammonites will be subject to them." (See Isa. 11:14.) This Hebrew text asserts that Israel will possess and annex the east bank of Jordan, which previously happened in the days of Joshua, but today is largely the territory held by the modern-day nation of Jordan. This event has not happened any time since the days of the prophet Isaiah.
How Is This Possible?
Israel was not able to control even a small patch of Lebanon for any length of time and finally left because the price to hold it in the midst of a hostile population was too high. How could Israel rule, subjugate and/or have any kind of headship over several Arab/Moslem nations with as many as 80 million potentially hostile Arabs?
The Answer Is in the Word "Supernatural"
The test in verses 15 and 16 reveal that this war will not be an ordinary military confrontation. In fact, the text indicates that the war will have a strong supernatural component which is only partly revealed in these verses.
Verse 15 states, "The Lord will dry up the gulf of the Egyptian Sea; with a scorching wind, he will sweep his hand over the Euphrates River. He will break it up into seven streams so that men can cross over in sandals."
This is clearly a description of a supernatural intervention in this war. God will cause natural catastrophes in both Egypt and Assyria (Syria and Iraq) that will likely reveal to the Arab people that this confrontation with Israel is not just a military struggle but a spiritual struggle. He will reveal that the God of Israel is God and not Allah.
The supernatural element is also indicated in verse 16 when the prophet states, "There will be a highway for the remnant of his people that is left from Assyria, as there was for Israel when they came up from Egypt."
Does this sound familiar? The prophet compares the Isaiah 11 scenario with the supernatural deliverance of Israel from Egypt described in Exodus 12 and celebrated in the Passover.
It is because of this supernatural element that I believe the Arab nations will accept the defeat as from God and will in all probability become followers of the God of Israel as it is described in Isaiah 19:23-25: "In that day there will be a highway from Egypt to Assyria. The Assyrians will go to Egypt and the Egyptians to Assyria. The Egyptians and Assyrians will worship together. In that day Israel will be the third, along with Egypt and Assyria, a blessing on the earth. The Lord Almighty will bless them, saying, 'Blessed be Egypt my people, Assyria my handiwork, and Israel my inheritance.'"
Even today, we see that our Arab brothers view the current confrontation in Israel as a religious issue - the god of Islam verses the God of Israel. God's supernatural intervention in the midst of the final Arab/Israeli conflict will speak truth in a personal way so that our Arab brothers can accept Him. Since the Moslem faith created by the Arab peoples, their conversion to following the God of Israel will make the peace and prosperity in the Middle East possible, as seen in the Isaiah passage.
The world will marvel and the international standing of the nation of Israel will take on a wholly new and positive dimension.
We can also surmise that this prophetic event will probably set up Israel's eventual confrontation with the northern confederacy as described in Ezekiel 37 which the prophet says will attack Israel.
Notice that the northern and hostile confederacy, in which all of the Arab states described in Isaiah 11 are conspicuously absent, will suddenly attack Israel in a time of great prosperity and peace. The Isaiah 11 confrontation and consequent period of prosperity and peace would certainly prepare the way for the fulfillment of the famous Ezekiel prophecy.
The assessment of this article's author believes the victory over the arab nations will cause a spiritual change in the people. Thus the muslim faith will disappear. When Israel gains all this wealth and power, other nations will become concerned and/or jealous, especially since America has begun to fall, they will then attack Israel, but God will supernaturally destroy this invasion. This is described in Ezek 38 & 39. For several years I was convinced this was Russia with several other countries. I am no longer certain who is involved, but am fairly certain Iran and Turkey will be involved, as these countries are agreed upon by those who think Russia is involved and those who do not.
This article breaks down the war as 2 separate wars in fact, the 1st described in Isa 11 decribes Israel initiating a conflict, then Ezek 37 shows the remaining enemies of Israel attacking her.
Websites on Ezek 38 & 39 war:
Before going on about this 2nd war, as of Feb 2017, I found another website that speaks of this 1st war.
When I ran across that 1st article, it rang true with me. But really had not seen any other resources discussing 2 separate wars. I decided recently to look more into this matter and found the following source:
The Wars of the End Times
This new article goes into more detail, through scriptures, and says that even the 1st war will begin by Isreal's enemies, and is not a pre-emptive strike.
...there is a condition for the war of Ezekiel 38 and 39 that has not been met. Three times in Ezekiel 38 — in verses 8, 11, and 14 — it states that the war described in that chapter will not occur until the people of Israel are living “securely” in “unwalled villages.”
Israel is not living in security today. It is bombarded daily by missiles from Gaza, and it is constantly under the threat of missile attacks from Hezbollah in Lebanon. There is also the ever present threat of terrorist attacks, a threat that has forced Israel to construct a 400 mile long wall down the center of the country. In short, it is laughable today to even think of the Jewish people of Israel as living “securely” in “unwalled villages.”
The second reason I doubt that the war of Ezekiel 38 and 39 will be the next end time war of Bible prophecy is because the nations mentioned in Ezekiel 38:5-6 as the allies of Russia do not include a single Arab state with a border adjacent to Israel. The nations identified are Persia (Iran), Cush (most likely modern day Sudan), Put (Libya and possibly Algeria and Tunisia), and two regions that lie within modern day Turkey (Gomer and Bethtogarmah). There is no mention of the nations that share a common border with Israel — namely, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Egypt, and Gaza.
Why are the nations located next to Israel not mentioned as allies of Russia? I believe the best explanation of this mystery is the one supplied by Bill Salus in his book, Isralestine. He proposes that the next end time prophetic war will be the one described in Psalm 83, a war between Israel and its neighbors. He believes this war will produce the conditions that are necessary for the war of Ezekiel 38 and 39, and I agree with that conclusion.
The War of Extermination — Psalm 83
The psalm states that the immediate neighbors of Israel will launch a war for the purpose of “wiping out Israel as a nation” (verse 4). The nations described as being a part of this nefarious effort are those with a common border with Israel today (verses 6-8). The rest of the psalm is a prayer for the victory of Israel (verses 9-18).
The outcome of the war is not stated, but we know from other scriptures that Israel will be victorious. For example, in Zechariah 12:6 we are told that in the end times Israel will be like “a firepot among pieces of wood and a flaming torch among sheaves, so they will consume on the right hand and on the left all the surrounding peoples…” Also, in Amos 9:15 we are told that once the Jews are re-established in their land, “they will not again be rooted out from their land.”
Bill Salus believes this war will result in an overwhelming victory for Israel, resulting in great territorial expansion and enhanced national resources. It will also produce the security spoken of in Ezekiel 38.
A very interesting and detailed article on the subject. One which makes me think, that Isreal will not start this war. But of coarse we still see darkly. Now back onto the 2nd war.
I have changed my opinion on whether Russia is involved, for 3 reasons, the detailed study by some of those above, Russia will attack the U.S. (seen below), and the fact that the muslim faith will be squashed. Israel will indeed do a major blow against the muslim faith by pre-emptively attacking her enemies. But other nations with muslim faith will still exist. Here is a list of the nations involved in the strike by Israel:
Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Bahrain Syria, Iraq, & Jordan (Iraq is mentioned because it is connected with Syria and was once Assyria, and Jordan is mentioned because Israel will be taking some of it's land)
The 2nd war against Israel, may involve some of the following nations:
Russia, Iran, Ethiopia, Libya, the Cimmerians, Germany, the Paplagonians, Turkey, Turkestan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tadzhikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Siberia, China, Phrygia, Tabal of Eastern Asia Minor, Lydia, Gagai, Armenia, Poland, the northern parts of: Sudan, Iraq, Afghanistan, & Syria
The ones most agree with are: Iran, Libya, Turkey, Sudan.
These 2 wars will destroy Islam, as the religion of Japan was destroyed when the Japanese empire fell when America dropped the nukes on it.
So what about America? Why and how will it fall? America has become luke warm in it's faith and has also become a cess pool of sin. She had a lot of grace because she was a christian nation once and preached the gospel to the whole world. But her grace is disappearing because of her sins.
Job 1: MKJV
10 Have You not made a hedge around him, and around his house, and around all that he has on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his livestock have increased in the land.
Eccl 10: MKJV
8 He who digs a pit shall fall into it; and whoever breaks a hedge, a snake shall bite him.
But because America is strong, God is using her before she falls. America also has no place in scripture in the end times except perhaps here:
Ezek 38:13: Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?
This is the 2nd war with Israel, and the young lions may be represent the colonies of Britain. America may allow this attack upon Israel because she has begun to fall. How will it begin? The rapture will hit America perhaps the most, as far as causing direct problems. America has a large christian percentage and the loss of so much light in a nation already growing dark, will cause it to degrade further. Also, the amount of technology used in America is great. Can you imagine vehicles, soldering guns, and other hazardous items becoming uncontrolled by the absence of the user? There will be alot of tragedy in America because of the rapture.
The U.S. government will bring home it's troops, because of all these troubles, and because of the plans of those in power who are involved in evil conspiracies. They will use the rapture as the time to implement their change of American law and society. This will also be furthered by the absence of the salt. The church is the salt, and thus it's preserving power will be gone.
To read about this Biblically prophesied government conspiracy read my page here:
Are the Governments Corrupted?
When the rapture occurs and the dust begins to settle or even while it is settling, many in the world and in America will realize they were wrong about christianity and will repent. In fact half of all christians won't be raptured. To find out why go here:
Are You Prepared for the 2nd Coming?
Basically, because you need the extra oil, I discuss at the beginning of that page. Well, many will seek this oil, and many unbelievers will get saved and Spirit filled. But not enough of America will repent, there will be a major confrontation in America over the issues we see today, and over the corrupt changes I wrote about above. The issues will polarize the nation and it will become extreme. The world will lose the grayness, everything will become black or white, a major factor for the Tribulation, so that the world can be judged.
Christians in America will take a stronger stance. Many conservatives and government officials will turn over a new leaf and begin to care. Those in authority who are in the scheme of the evil conspiracies, will begin to take away freedoms. Gun ownership will be outlawed. Christianity will be publicly denounced. America's heritage will also be denounced for new change. The institution of marriage will cease to exist.
Many conservatives, repentant politicians, extreme right wing groups, and newly Spirit filled christians will rebel against these evils. Many of whom, will be rounded up and imprisoned, by our own troops. Many military personal will rebel and join with militias. Civil war will break out. I do not think nor advocate that the new repentant christians will be warring against the government offensively, but probably defensively, after the rapture. I do not know how this will exactly take place.
In the midst of the civil dispute, America's enemies will attack. These MAY include: Russia, Cuba, China, North Korea.
They will probably attack by forces first, and perhaps America will use nuclear weapons against their nations, for these nations can't be allowed too much power to thwart the anti-christ either. But the Asians will indeed give the anti-christ problems later. So the success of America using nukes will probably be limited, and in return, America will be nuked.
There will be cities of refuge. Cities which will be divinely protected:
... I have been giving public prophecy for the past 2 or 3 years regarding Colorado Springs being separated as a 'city of refuge'. Drawing a parallel from the Bible, a city of refuge was designated as a safe haven from those who were put at risk by an inadvertent or accidental death causing incident; which necessitated that the victim's family appoint 'an avenger of the blood'...
In our case we are talking of a derivation of this concept. For those that live in a society upon which Divine judgment has been decreed, than it is of necessity that God's people living in that society, seek out a place, or places, of safe haven. Biblical examples, Lot in Sodom, and Noah and his Ark, come to mind...
The thrust of God's message ... was that swirling storm winds are coming upon us in America, but if we would take the hand of Jesus, and give him our absolute trust, he would lead us into a place of safety -- right in the eye of the storm. In that place there is peace and calm as we only watch the swirling winds around us...
Of course the last place we would think to go, in the natural, would be into the eye of the storm...
It is this spiritual, gap standing, watchman energizing, intercession motivating climate of the Holy Ghost that will allow a selected city to escape that fate which may be coming upon the nation as a whole...
Fueling this mass migration of saints, is the inner conviction of impending Divine judgment on their present locality, and/or the stark realization that the culture of their present locality has become openly hostile to the gospel life and message. (There are seasons that we must stand and go through hostile trials of our faith, and then there are times when we are called to move on. Only God can direct you to which action to take for your family.). This motivation is similar to the motivation that caused believers to risk life and limb to sail across the Atlantic to the new land called America...
Sadly, I see areas which are now states, functioning, in the future, as independent territories. I see mass physical destruction on large parts of our dear land. I see cities with their own military forces; fighting plundering chinese soldiers and other communist soldiers, fighting U.N. forces; fighting for the very freedoms that we once said we represent. I see a puppet government emerging in the next millennium...
On Governments & Laws
Revelation on Governments and Laws. Christians must obey the laws of the lands in which they live to the extent they do not compromise their faith. The New Covenant Cities of Refuge will be the only places of order and stablity in the last days. The prophecy here given on the communist lands began to be fulfilled two years later as their governments were toppled and Christians were given more freedom after decades of repression. Governments exist to bless their citizens. The call to gather to Zionic communities is again affirmed [Tøyen, Oslo, Norway].
Cities of Refuge during the Great Tribulation
10. It is only when the Desolator cometh and the sword is lifted against the saints that ye shall flee unto the Cities of Refuge and live My laws apart from the laws of earthly governments, for then ye shall be justified if ye have not lifted up the sword of vengeance yourselves.
11. Until then let none suppose they are above any earthly laws, but let them uphold all earthly governments, and pray for them, that My righteousness may be manifested in them.
I do not advocate rebelling against government or authority:
Statements of Faith
I believe the governments are from God.
Romans 13: MKJV
1 Let every soul be subject to the higher authorities. For there is no authority but of God; the authorities that exist are ordained by God.
2 So that the one resisting the authority resists the ordinance of God; and the ones who resist will receive judgment to themselves.
3 For the rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the bad. And do you desire to be not afraid of the authority? Do the good, and you shall have praise from it.
4 For it is a servant of God to you for good. For if you practice evil, be afraid, for it does not bear the sword in vain; for it is a servant of God, a revenger for wrath on him who does evil.
5 Therefore you must be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience' sake.
6 For because of this you also pay taxes. For they are God's servants, always giving attention to this very thing.
7 Therefore give to all their dues; to the one due tax, the tax; tribute to whom tribute is due , fear to whom fear is due , and honor to whom honor is due .
I do believe in resisting evil though. If the government was going to imprison all christians and they were coming to take my family I would fight.
Many christians will survive the nuclear attacks as Daniel's three friends did in the fiery furnace:
15: Now if ye be ready that at what time ye hear the sound of the cornet, flute, harp, sackbut, psaltery, and dulcimer, and all kinds of musick, ye fall down and worship the image which I have made; well: but if ye worship not, ye shall be cast the same hour into the midst of a burning fiery furnace; and who is that God that shall deliver you out of my hands?
16: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.
17: If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.
18: But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up.
19: Then was Nebuchadnezzar full of fury, and the form of his visage was changed against Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego: therefore he spake, and commanded that they should heat the furnace one seven times more than it was wont to be heated.
22: Therefore because the king's commandment was urgent, and the furnace exceeding hot, the flame of the fire slew those men that took up Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.
23: And these three men, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, fell down bound into the midst of the burning fiery furnace.
24: Then Nebuchadnezzar the king was astonied, and rose up in haste, and spake, and said unto his counsellers, Did not we cast three men bound into the midst of the fire? They answered and said unto the king, True, O king.
25: He answered and said, Lo, I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire, and they have no hurt; and the form of the fourth is like the Son of God.
26: Then Nebuchadnezzar came near to the mouth of the burning fiery furnace, and spake, and said, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, ye servants of the most high God, come forth, and come hither. Then Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, came forth of the midst of the fire.
27: And the princes, governors, and captains, and the king's counsellers, being gathered together, saw these men, upon whose bodies the fire had no power, nor was an hair of their head singed, neither were their coats changed, nor the smell of fire had passed on them.
28: Then Nebuchadnezzar spake, and said, Blessed be the God of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, who hath sent his angel, and delivered his servants that trusted in him, and have changed the king's word, and yielded their bodies, that they might not serve nor worship any god, except their own God.
The very nuclear flames which were made to be harm for America, will in reverse, become a shield for those in America who have turned to God.
Exod 14: MKJV
24 And in the morning watch it happened that the LORD looked to the army of the Egyptians through the pillar of fire and of the cloud, and troubled the army of the Egyptians.
25 And He took off their chariot wheels, and made them go heavily, so that the Egyptians said, Let us flee from the face of Israel, for the LORD fights for them against the Egyptians.
Joel 2:3 A fire devoureth before them; and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
14: And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.
15: And the serpent cast out of his mouth water as a flood after the woman, that he might cause her to be carried away of the flood.
16: And the earth helped the woman, and the earth opened her mouth, and swallowed up the flood which the dragon cast out of his mouth.
17: And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ.
So what will happen to the church that is not raptured? I discuss this group in detail on this page:
The 2 & a Half Tribes that didn't Cross Over
When the rapture takes place and leaves half the church on earth. The church will polarize as does America, and the rest of the world. I have seen one of the major purposes for the tribulation, it was the removal of all gray areas. Everything will become black or white so God can make His judgments. This happens because the church, which is the salt of the earth, has been removed. Salt preserves, and thus, the earth will lose it's preservative, and will rapidly disintegrate into evil and darkness.
The Catholic Roman Church will be changed. It will take a severe shaking and will spring forward in it's plans for political power as it had in the past. Some in Rome as in all the left over christians, will repent and flee.
Jeremiah 51:6 Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and deliver every man his soul: be not cut off in her iniquity; for this is the time of the LORD'S vengeance; he will render unto her a recompence.
Rev 18:4: And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues.
Rome will shake off all form of christendom, and will in fact denounce it, and will soon persecute it. Rome will gain power by swallowing and joining up with all other religions, except Judaism and Christianity. Many in the world will turn to Rome for help and peace, as they see her forsake christianity and open her doors officially to all religions.
The anti-christ which will soon come to power after this, will work with Rome, the new One World religion, the whore of Babylon, for his own gain. In his rise to power, he will need to use Rome to get his power. But he secretly hates her, and will eventually destroy Rome and the One World Religion, because he wants all the world to worship him.
16: And the ten horns which thou sawest upon the beast, these shall hate the whore, and shall make her desolate and naked, and shall eat her flesh, and burn her with fire.
17: For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.
Thus the antichrist and Rome will begin to persecute and kill the christians. So, the church will turn into 2 different groups. Some will turn to apostasy and join spiritual Babylon, and others will repent and be Spirit filled and restore the church as it should have been.
Hag 2:9: The glory of this latter house shall be greater than of the former, saith the LORD of hosts...
The church will become united as it was in Acts, and will see the full restoration of the doma gifts.
To learn about the doma gifts, go here:
The church will have great authority and power. This is for several reasons. For one, it will become purged of it's iniquities. The time of the Tribulation will do this, as will the persecution. Also the unity will bring this about, when folk will see the prophecies are being fulfilled as was told by many of whom were raptured. God will also grant abundant displays of power during this time, as the demonic forces will as well. There will also be a great need of church discipline. As the persecution becomes strong and the One World Economic system starts, requiring the mark of the beast, the church will have all in communion as they did in Acts. And thus may have to show the power done in Acts.
29: And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness they may speak thy word,
30: By stretching forth thine hand to heal; and that signs and wonders may be done by the name of thy holy child Jesus.
31: And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.
32: And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
33: And with great power gave the apostles witness of the resurrection of the Lord Jesus: and great grace was upon them all.
34: Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold,
35: And laid them down at the apostles' feet: and distribution was made unto every man according as he had need.
1: But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,
2: And kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles' feet.
3: But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thine heart to lie to the Holy Ghost, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
5: And Ananias hearing these words fell down, and gave up the ghost: and great fear came on all them that heard these things.
7: And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.
8: And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much? And she said, Yea, for so much.
9: Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out.
10: Then fell she down straightway at his feet, and yielded up the ghost: and the young men came in, and found her dead, and, carrying her forth, buried her by her husband.
11: And great fear came upon all the church, and upon as many as heard these things.
12: And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; (and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.
13: And of the rest durst no man join himself to them: but the people magnified them.
14: And believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of men and women.)
It is now a week or so after Trump's inauguration, and even before this, when I learned of his winning the election, I asked myself, what will happen when Trump takes office?
My reading of Ezek 38:13 leaves me thinking that America doesn't want to help Isreal, but maybe this is not the case. Perhaps my prophetic assessment is backwards.
After Trump came into office we have seen violent protests. How much more will it get violent if the Earth loses it's salt?
Matt 5:13 ¶ You are the salt of the earth...
The Church is the salt of the Earth. The Church holds back evil from running rampant on the Earth. What happens if that salt is removed? I think that may trigger Civil war, as I have already shared. And if indeed other nations attack America during this turmoil, maybe Trump's hands will be full and can't help Isreal.
We don't know how this will pan out, and I hope not to be here when it does. Time will tell.
To read other prophecies to and about America, check out these links (not mine):
America - A. A. Allen's Vision
Henry Gruver Russian Invasion of America ( American cities nuked: New York, Seattle Washington, Miami Florida, San Diego and Los Angeles California)
AMERICA WILL BURN - Dumitru Duduman:
AMERICA WILL BURN, Interview version:
AMERICA, THE FALLING STAR - Dumitru Duduman:
CHINA AND RUSSIA STRIKE - Dumitru Duduman:
THE BEAST STRIKES - Dumitru Duduman:
A PROPHECY RECEIVED BY BROTHER DUDUMAN:
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