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Naked Christians

‘The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, And sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding: and they would not come.  Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them which are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen and [my] fatlings [are] killed, and all things [are] ready: come unto the marriage.  But they made light of [it], and went their ways, one to his farm, another to his merchandise: And the remnant took his servants, and entreated [them] spitefully, and slew [them].  But when the king heard [thereof], he was wroth: and he sent forth his armies, and destroyed those murderers, and burned up their city.’   (Matthew 22:2-7)

This is a quick summary of the history of Israel, through AD 70.

 

‘Then saith he to his servants, The wedding is ready, but they which were bidden were not worthy.  Go ye therefore into the highways, and as many as ye shall find, bid to the marriage.  So those servants went out into the highways, and gathered together all as many as they found, both bad and good: and the wedding was furnished with guests.’  (Matthew 22:8-10)

This summarizes taking the gospel to all the world.

 

‘And when the king came in to see the guests, he saw there a man WHICH HAD NOT ON A WEDDING GARMENT: And he saith unto him, Friend, how camest thou in hither not having a wedding garment? And he was speechless.

Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and take him away, and cast [him] into outer darkness; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.

For many are called, but few [are] chosen.‘  (Matthew 22:11-14)

 

This is a warning for today.  It is not enough just to answer the gospel invitation.  We must be clothed in a proper wedding garment!  And what is that garment?

 

‘ . . . as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it; That he might SANCTIFY and CLEANSE it with the washing of water by the word, That he might present it to himself a glorious church, NOT HAVING SPOT, OR WRINKLE, or any such thing; but that it should be HOLY AND WITHOUT BLEMISH.’  (Ephesians 5:25-27)

 

‘For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows. But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after RIGHTEOUSNESS, GODLINESS, FAITH, LOVE, PATIENCE, MEEKNESS.  Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called . . . That thou keep [this] commandment WITHOUT SPOT, UNREBUKEABLE, until the appearing of our Lord Jesus Christ:’  (1 Timothy 6:10-14)

 

‘ . . . be diligent that ye may be found of him in peace, WITHOUT SPOT, and BLAMELESS.’  (2 Peter 3:14)

(If it depended only on Jesus Christ’s righteousness, we would not be told to BE DILIGENT.)

 

Our wedding garment is the spiritual fruit we bear, the faith we live by, and the holiness of our lifestyle.

‘ . . . that they should repent and turn to God, and DO WORKS MEET FOR REPENTANCE.’  (Acts 26:20)

 

‘But the fruit of the Spirit is LOVE, JOY, PEACE, LONGSUFFERING, GENTLENESS, GOODNESS, FAITH, MEEKNESS, TEMPERANCE: against such there is no law.  And they that are Christ’s have CRUCIFIED THE FLESH WITH THE AFFECTIONS AND LUSTS.’  (Galatians 5:22-24)

 

‘For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus UNTO GOOD WORKS, which God hath BEFORE ORDAINED THAT WE SHOULD WALK IN THEM.’  (Ephesians 2:10)

 

‘By FAITH Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that HE PLEASED GOD.’  (Hebrews 11:5)

 

‘And the LORD said unto Noah, Come thou and all thy house into the ark; FOR THEE HAVE I SEEN RIGHTEOUS before me in this generation.’  (Genesis 7:1)

 

‘Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us CLEANSE OURSELVES from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, PERFECTING HOLINESS in the FEAR OF GOD.’  (2 Corinthians 7:1)

 

‘ . . . for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now YIELD YOUR MEMBERS servants to RIGHTEOUSNESS UNTO HOLINESS . . . But now being made free from sin, and become servants to God, YE HAVE YOUR FRUIT UNTO HOLINESS, and the end everlasting life.’  (Romans 6:19, 22)

 

In verse thirteen, we saw what happened to the guest who had come to the wedding feast without a garment:

‘Then said the king to the servants, Bind him hand and foot, and TAKE HIM AWAY, and CAST [HIM] INTO OUTER DARKNESS; there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’

 

Jesus repeats this teaching again . . .

‘Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles TO BURN THEM: but gather the wheat into my barn.’

(Matthew 13:30)

 

And again . . .

‘I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman.  Every branch in me that beareth not fruit HE TAKETH AWAY: and every [branch] that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit.   Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.  Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.

I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.  If a man abide not in me, he is CAST FORTH as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and CAST [THEM] INTO THE FIRE, and they are burned.’  (John 15:1-6)

 

Paul teaches with this same spiritual understanding:

‘For the earth which drinketh in the rain that cometh oft upon it, and bringeth forth herbs meet for them by whom it is dressed, receiveth blessing from God:  But that which beareth thorns and briers [is] REJECTED, and [is] nigh unto cursing; WHOSE END [IS] TO BE BURNED.

But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak. . . And we desire that every one of you do shew the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto the end:  That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises. . . And so, after [Abraham] had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.’  (Hebrews 6:7-15)

 

Salvation does not come at our profession of faith.  We receive salvation if we endure to the end and produce the spiritual fruit that comes from a life of holiness and sanctification.

‘And ye shall be hated of all [men] for my name’s sake: but he that endureth TO THE END shall be saved.’  (Matthew 10:22)

 

‘But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, IF WE HOLD FAST the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope FIRM UNTO THE END.’  (Hebrews 3:6)

 

The key to bearing spiritual fruit is to abide in Jesus.

‘Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.  I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same BRINGETH FORTH MUCH FRUIT: for without me ye can do nothing.’  (John 15:4-5)

 

Hear two final warnings, for our generation:

** ‘Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed [is] he that watcheth, and KEEPETH HIS GARMENTS, LEST HE WALK NAKED, and they see his shame.’  (Revelation 16:15)

 

**’ And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God; I know thy works, that thou art neither cold nor hot: I would thou wert cold or hot. So then because thou art LUKEWARM, and neither cold nor hot, I WILL SPUE THEE OUT OF MY MOUTH.

BECAUSE THOU SAYEST, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and KNOWEST NOT THAT THOU ART WRETCHED, and MISERABLE, and POOR, and BLIND, and NAKED: I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and WHITE RAIMENT, THAT THOU MAYEST BE CLOTHED, and [that] the SHAME OF THY NAKEDNESS do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, THAT THOU MAYEST SEE.

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: BE ZEALOUS therefore, and REPENT.’  (Revelation 3:14-19)

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Those who teach that any effort on the part of a Christian is ‘works’, and that ‘works’ void our salvation, are misleading people. Here are some passages from Scripture that should demonstrate that self-will and effort ARE required, on our part:

‘ . . . that they should repent and turn to God, and DO WORKS MEET FOR REPENTANCE.’ (Acts 26:20)

‘ . . . BE DILIGENT that ye may be found of him in peace, without spot, and blameless.’ (2 Peter 3:14)

‘Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, LET US CLEANSE OURSELVES from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, PERFECTING HOLINESS in the fear of God.’ (2 Corinthians 7:1)

‘ . . . WORK OUT your own salvation with fear and trembling.’ (Philippians 2:12)

‘ . . . for as ye have yielded your members servants to uncleanness and to iniquity unto iniquity; even so now YIELD YOUR MEMBERS servants to righteousness unto holiness.’ (Romans 6:19)

‘ . . . PUT OFF concerning the former conversation the old man, which is corrupt according to the deceitful lusts; And BE RENEWED in the spirit of your mind; And that ye PUT ON the new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness.’ (Ephesians 4:22-24–and more in verses 25-32)

‘[This] I say then, WALK in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.’ (Galatians 5:16)

‘But thou, O man of God, FLEE these things; and FOLLOW AFTER righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. FIGHT the good fight of faith, LAY HOLD ON eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses.’ (1 Timothy 6:11-12)

A correct interpretation of Ephesians 2:8-9 . . .

‘For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.’

. . . is that none of us can stand before God as righteous, based on our works. Yet, in the VERY NEXT VERSE (!) we are told that:

‘For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus UNTO GOOD WORKS, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.’ (Ephesians 2:10)

I unwittingly watched a propaganda video today.  I’m going to give a couple of quotes from the video, along with my commentary . . .

‘ZIONISM IS the Jewish national movement of rebirth and renewal in the land of Israel – the historical birthplace of the Jewish people. The yearning to return to Zion, the biblical term for both the Land of Israel and Jerusalem, has been the cornerstone of Jewish religious life since the Jewish exile from the land two thousand years ago, and is embedded in Jewish prayer, ritual, literature and culture.’

Yes, that is one meaning . . . but when some of us speak against the ‘Zionists’, we are not speaking of it in this sense. We are speaking against the elite Luciferian Jews AND NONJEWS who are seeking to establish a throne for The Antichrist in Jerusalem.

THOSE Zionists do evil things, and put out a lot of propaganda to encourage tender hearted people to send their money to help them rebuild the temple, etc. THOSE Zionists are behind a lot of the Jewish ‘news sources’, so it is very hard to know whether you are getting an unbiased, objective report or not.

 

‎’Israel has a God-given mandate to protect its land’ . . .

First and foremost, Israel has the same ten God-given mandates we all have. If Israel will fulfill those mandates, GOD will protect her, and cause her enemies to be at peace with her.

Just one example of the nation of Israel’s current degree of (dis)obedience to God, is her annual ‘Gay Pride’ parade. As long as things like this are tolerated and sanctioned in Israel, she will be a nation living under the threat of God’s impending judgment. This passage of Scripture is not only for America–it pertains to the modern day nation of Israel too:

‘If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.’ (2 Chronicles 7:14)

Do not be bewitched by the propaganda. God hates sin, and judges nations. Judgment begins at the house of God. Before He will judge ‘the nations’, God will judge Israel. Don’t pray just for the peace of Jerusalem–pray for the repentance of the nation.

 

‎’No foreign entity will force them from their land’ . . .

Actually . . . they will.

God promised Israel, long ago, that if they would obey Him, he would give them peace, prosperity, health, and protection from their enemies. He also promised them that if they disobeyed Him, the harvest would fail, sickness would come, and they would be taken captive by their enemies.

We KNOW that God keeps His promises . . . so it is obvious that there is a REASON that God will allow this:

‘For I will gather all nations against Jerusalem to battle; and the city shall be taken, and the houses rifled, and the women ravished; and half of the city shall go forth into captivity, and the residue of the people shall not be cut off from the city.’ (Zechariah 14:2)

and this:

‘But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles: and the holy city shall they tread under foot forty [and] two months.’ (Revelation 11:2)

YES, God will judge the nations that come against Israel . . . but, just as before, He will use those nations to bring HIS judgment upon Israel first, THEN He will punish the nations.

 

Pray for discernment. Propaganda is something that causes you to set aside logic in favor of emotion. Propaganda distorts the truth. The mainstream ‘Christian’ churches have been infiltrated with Zionist propaganda. They tell us that we must stand with Israel, or we will be cursed. But we must use discernment.

We know that we must not support those who are engaged in evil practices, yet the catchy phrases of propaganda tend to override what we know to be true. ‘Whoever blesses Israel will be blessed’, ‘Whoever curses Israel will be cursed’, ‘Stand with Israel’ . . . This is Zionist propaganda, designed to win the unfailing support of those who lack discernment.

We must stand with GOD. We must not bless evil, no matter WHO is committing it.

‘Blessed [is] the man that walketh NOT in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful.’ (Psalm 1:1)

‘ . . . neither be partaker of other men’s sins . . . ‘ (1 Timothy 5:22)

God is a righteous judge, who shows no favoritism (despite what the propaganda would have you believe).

‘But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.’ (Colossians 3:25)

In fact:

‘ . . . unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required . . . ‘ (Luke 12:48)

Surely God will not NOT bless us for ‘blessing Israel’ if they are doing things that are wicked. Let us not, as Christians, lend credibility to those who are doing evil, by siding with them.

‘And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove [them].’ (Ephesians 5:11)

 

As far as the oft-misquoted verse, that we must bless Israel . . . here it is, in context:

‘Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I will shew thee: And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:

And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.’  (Genesis 12:1-3)

God spoke this to Abraham. Understand who Abraham was:

  • Abraham was the father of (Ishmael and) Isaac:
  • Isaac was the father of (Esau and) Jacob.
  • Jacob (aka Israel) was the father of twelve sons, who came to be known as the twelve tribes of Israel. TWO of those tribes are Judah and Benjamin–the modern day nation of ‘Israel’.

This prophecy can be applied generally to ALL the twelve tribes of Israel (not just the Jews) and specifically to Jesus Christ. (‘in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.’)

Please re-read Genesis 12:3 and tell me whether it seems that the correct interpretation of that verse is that the world should stand with the present day nation of Israel (Judah and Benjamin), no matter what they do, or God will curse us?!

 

Are we to love the Jews?  Yes, absolutely.  But who is a Jew?

‘For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither [is that] circumcision, which is outward in the flesh: But he [is] a Jew, which is one INWARDLY; and circumcision [is that] of the HEART, in the SPIRIT, [and] not in the letter; whose praise [is] not of men, but of God.’ (Romans 2:28-29)

 

God will never cast away the Jews. He made promises, and He keeps them. There will always be a remnant.  How sad it is though, that not everyone in that lineage loves Him and counts it a blessing to have inherited His promises.

 

‘But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.’ (James 1:22-24)

So much of what James said speaks to us today. This is our culture! We listen to all kinds of things, pick what we like, and disregard the rest. But rarely do we do more than listen, and add to our store of knowledge or opinions. How often do we act on what we learn?

Here, James echos Paul’s words from Romans 2:13.  Then, in the second chapter, James teaches us that faith without works is dead. The idea is the same . . . it’s not what you say, or think, or believe–it’s what you DO that matters.

We’d better start DOING what the Word says–not just read it, agree with it, ponder it, and believe it.

I recently had the experience of caring for some children. They are very sweet children, and if you can get their full attention, they will listen intently. But no sooner would I tell them something, than they would go and do as they pleased! Over time, it became obvious that this was a pattern. They simply could not comprehend that they needed to submit to me–that they needed to both listen AND obey. I found myself getting more and more angry and frustrated.

But isn’t this how most people are today? How frustrated and angry God must get! He tells us things and we smile and nod, but then we go on doing just whatever we please!

Now I’m sure some people will try to correct me and say that God is kind, gracious, loving, longsuffering, forgiving, etc. Let me say a couple of things in response to that . . .

#1. God is the creator of the universe! He is Lord over ALL! He is worthy of our full attention and complete obedience! (Do we imagine the angels in heaven have the nerve to treat God the way that we do?) More than once, I sat the children down and told them: ‘I am the boss. This is my house, I am the grown up, and I am the boss. You need to listen to what I say and then be obedient.’ Of course, they would smile and nod . . . and go back to doing what they pleased. Each time we had this talk, I got a little louder, and their eyes got a little wider, but the result was always the same. I can only imagine how God perceives our lack of reverence and respect for Him, demonstrated by our failure to obey Him.

#2. If you truly want to understand God’s character, you need to read the Old Testament. Start with Moses and read through the forty years in the wilderness. God is still the same! He has not changed. He still has the same temperament. He still gets angry–about the same things. Jesus is OUR Moses. How many times did Moses intervene on behalf of the Israelites when God was angry with them? Jesus intervenes for us EVERY DAY! And He DOES have to intervene. God does not just smile or wink when we sin. God hates ALL sin, no matter WHO commits it.

[Jesus only intervenes on behalf of those that are His. If you are not a Christian, God’s wrath towards you is being stored up for the day of your judgment.

‘But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;  Who will render to every man according to his deeds:  To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life: But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,’ (Romans 2:5-8)]

I just saw a post someone had made, saying that the Rapture would come first, then a false alien invasion . . . Here’s what you need to know. This is important!!

” Rapture First!!! UFO Deception Follows!!! “

NO!!!! I believe this is what Jesus was warning us about!

‘Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; GO NOT FORTH: behold, [he is] in the secret chambers; BELIEVE [IT] NOT. For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.’ (Jesus, Matthew 24:26-28)

Understand–whoever goes out when they say ‘He’s here’ will end up being a carcass!! There may very well be a false rapture where they tell you to go somewhere, that that’s where He can be found.  DON”T BELIEVE IT! Jesus tells us that when He comes, everyone shall see Him.

The verses immediately after this tell us about the Rapture, and when it is . . .

‘IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE TRIBULATION OF THOSE DAYS* shall the SUN BE DARKENED, and the MOON SHALL NOT GIVE HER LIGHT, and THE STARS SHALL FALL FROM HEAVEN, and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: And THEN shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory. And he shall send his angels with a great SOUND OF A TRUMPET, and THEY SHALL GATHER TOGETHER HIS ELECT from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.’ (Jesus, Matthew 24:29-31)

*see verse 21:

‘For then shall be great tribulation, such as was not since the beginning of the world to this time, no, nor ever shall be.’

The PreTrib Rapture doctrine is a SET UP! When the real Rapture comes you don’t have to do anything–the angels will come and find you!! Jesus will be in the air, and the angels will take you to Him. You don’t need to line up to get on board a spacecraft to get to Him. You don’t need to go ANYWHERE to meet Him. You don’t need to turn on your TV to see Him (too much deception possible where modern technology is concerned–God isn’t going to use those means). EVERY eye will see Him.

  • The Tribulation will happen
  • then the sun will be darkened
  • and the moon will not give her light
  • and the stars will fall from heaven
  • And THEN you will see Him, coming in the clouds of heaven
  • and you will HEAR the sound of a great trumpet
  • and the angels will come and GET YOU

Memorize this passage of Scripture, because this is how Jesus said it will be. A lot of these things can be faked–but ALL of these things must happen, the way Jesus told us, or it’s not the real thing!

 

I recently read an article, that summarized the recent super derecho that hit the eastern U.S. There were some things the author said that stood out, like a story in themselves . . .

‘The storm that hit the D.C.area . . . started on the west side of Chicago and gained speed, following a jet stream east. ‘

‘This is probably one of the biggest ones we’ve ever seen … probably one of the worst storms ever in D.C.’

‘The major takeaway from this storm . . . was the size of its swath, he says.

‘Outside of a hurricane, you will never see wind damage this widespread or this long-lived unless you had a land-falling hurricane.’

Call me crazy, but I see a parallel between this storm and our president. The above quotes make it even more evident.  Our president came out of Chicago and swooped into the White House as if carried by a jet stream. He has created a wide swath of destruction, and has been the most destructive person, by far, to ever lead this country.

I shared this story with a like-minded friend:

Hey, check out this article. To me it parallels what has happened since O took office–like HE was the derecho:

http://www.wtop.com/41/2925683/Science-behind-rare-derecho-storm-that-hit-Friday

(Let’s see if you notice the same things I did . . . )

Here was his response:

‘Yes, I did see the parallels in that story just like you did. Thank God for giving us eyes to see and ears to hear! God spoke to the nation, but very few heard Him. The country is indeed being divided, raging wildfires in the west and storms in the east. And the summer heat is in full swing across most of the nation. I don’t think that it was a coincidence that these storms happened right before Independence day either.’

How much longer will we be a free people? God is trying to wake people up–calling us to repent. He’s showing us, through nature, what has happened to our country so far, because of sin. But what is coming, if we don’t repent, will be far worse!

(Maybe someone sees a similar ‘picture’ through the fires we’re having–if so, please share it in the comments . . . )

If you agree with these interpretations . . . or see other ways God is speaking to us through events, TELL PEOPLE!! It is up to the people of God to share the interpretations with others, else how can they understand? Be a Daniel!! Make the most of every opportunity to share God’s message with others!

This is NOT a ‘thus saith the Lord’ . . . this is an opinion about something that might be set to occur that could potentially be VERY devastating for many ‘Christians’ who have been led to believe certain things . . .

We live in a society that has become so accustomed to the pretenders on television, that we view it more as a source of news and truth, than as the propaganda mouthpiece that it is.  Television speaks what the wealthy and powerful want told, in a way that the populace wants to hear it.  Television is the medium, to ensure that the message of the powers that be, is accepted by those they are seeking to dominate and control.

We live in a time of great technological advancements.  Although we know that technology makes possible great signs, wonders, and illusions . . . how many of us don’t believe what we see with our own eyes?

We have become conditioned to believe that there are aliens . . . or someone . . . ‘out there’.  Theories abound.

We are such techno geeks that if someone were to tell us that there were not adequate words for the Bible prophets of old to describe things . . . that if they could explain things in terms of today’s technology . . . most ‘Christians’ would believe it.  (Alex Jones recently reinterpreted Ezekiel’s vision of God to include a circular space craft!)

We know that ‘angel’ means ‘messenger’.  With all of the rewritten, reinterpreted Bibles out there, based on corrupted manuscripts, many people believe that we cannot be too dogmatic in our understanding of God’s Word.  They believe we should be liberal in our interpretations.  I believe the strategy to bring about this change of attitude towards God Word, was planned by our adversary a long time ago.

Now, with all of this in mind, let me put forth a potential ‘perfect storm’ of deception that may be targeted at believers . . . please try to hear me out, even if I say some things you don’t agree with.  Please pray whether any or all of the things I say may be true.

I can’t say for sure that the following scenario is going to happen . . . all I’m trying to point out is that we seem to have been prepared for such a scenario to go off pretty successfully, if it does happen to be something our adversary has planned.

Jesus told us certain things that would happen at His return.  (Please read Matthew 24 in the King James version to see for yourself SPECIFICALLY what Jesus said.)

Because people have been conditioned to believe in a loose, liberal interpretation of God’s Word, let me show you what most of today’s ‘Christians’ could be convinced is a fulfillment of Scripture:

  • tribulation (could be misinterpreted as earthquakes, wars, etc.)
  • then the sun will be darkened (could be misinterpreted as an eclipse)
  • and the moon will not give her light (could be misinterpreted as an eclipse)
  • and the stars will fall from heaven (could be misinterpreted as a meteor shower)
  • And THEN you will see Him (can be simulated by technology)
  • coming with clouds (could be misinterpreted as literal clouds)
  • and you will HEAR the sound of a great trumpet (can be simulated by technology)
  • and the angels will come to gather you (fallen angels, pretending to be aliens/’messengers’, can make an appearance [real or staged] and invite people to come with them)

I believe the preTribulation Rapture doctrine is a set up.  It definitely isn’t Scriptural.  But what would it be the best set up FOR (besides a great falling away)?  I believe it is a perfect set up for a false Rapture.

There WILL be some event, at the END of the Tribulation (see verses 29 and 21), that causes the sun to be darkened, the moon to appear blood red, and stars to fall from the sky SIMULTANEOUSLY, I believe.  Then, you will see the sign of the Son of man, and you will see Jesus Himself, encompassed by the host of heaven (‘clouds’).

The seventh angel will sound his trumpet and angels will come and gather the people of God from the face of the Earth, the heavens, the sea, and the grave. There will be no flying saucers involved.  There will be no technology involved.  You will not stand in line.  You will not need a ticket.  Wherever you are, the angels will come and find you. None of His children, that have endured, will be left behind. Every eye will see Him at His return, AFTER the three and a half year reign of the Antichrist.

If you took the time to prayerfully read Matthew 24 in the KJV for yourself, then you should see the difference between what Jesus said WOULD occur, and what people may be led to mistakenly believe.

Do not let people reinterpret God’s Word for you and tell you it is vague, or that certain words may mean something else.  Find out for yourself.  Read the passages in a KJV and look up the words in a Strong’s Concordance/Hebrew-Greek dictionary, to find their meanings.  (Ezekiel’s vision of God, for example, was NOT a vision of a flying saucer!)

There are a number of reasons I’m sharing this possible scenario.  Among them:

  • Chemtrails that create a virtual plasma screen above the earth (so you can see ‘Jesus’ and His ‘angels’)
  • Technology that allows holographic images to be projected (so you can see ‘Jesus’ and His ‘angels’)
  • Technology that can produce voices in your head (so you can hear the sound of a great trumpet, and the voice of ‘Jesus’)
  • Many strange CLOUD formations recently, that may be masking some type of space crafts  (because of the loose interpretation that He will be coming ‘with clouds’)
  • The media obsession with aliens, fallen angels, gods, etc. that is preparing people to accept them
  • The messages being (demonically) channeled to people by ‘ascended masters’, ‘aliens’,  and ‘angels’

But, most importantly, because I don’t believe that Jesus wasted any words.  He gave a warning, to those of us living in the end times.  It too, is found in Matthew 24, and comes immediately before His description of the (real) Rapture, that comes at the end of the Tribulation.  His words seem to predict some kind of event . . .

‘Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; GO NOT FORTH: behold, [he is] in the secret chambers; BELIEVE [IT] NOT . For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For wheresoever the carcase is, there will the eagles be gathered together.’  (Matthew 24:26-28)

When this invitation comes–and it will, even if it’s not the scenario I put forth–DO NOT ACCEPT IT!  Understand: those who accept this invitation WILL DIE.  Theirs will be the carcasses, where the eagles gather!

Read and remember Matthew 24.  It could save your life!!

‘Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits. . . ‘  (Matthew 7:15-16)

(Fame and fortune are not fruits of the Spirit of God!!)

Many people believe that if a person, who says they are a Christian, is rich and famous, that is the mark of God’s approval and blessing. While it is true that God may bless some people with wealth, riches and honor, the devil sometimes does the same.

‘Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them; And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.’ (Matthew 4:8-9)

But Jesus repeatedly warned us of the effect that riches can have on us:

‘No man can serve two masters: for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.’ (Matthew 6:24)

‘It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle, than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God.’

(Mark 10:25)

‘And the cares of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the lusts of other things entering in, choke the word, and it becometh unfruitful.’ (Mark 4:19)

King Solomon warned us too:

‘ . . . give me neither poverty nor riches; feed me with food convenient for me: Lest I be full, and deny [thee], and say, Who [is] the LORD? . . . ‘ (Proverbs 30:8-9)

The devil knows the intoxicating effect of riches. Just as a drug dealer may give out free samples, knowing the person who samples may become addicted, so Satan also knows that money is often a snare. It is the bait that he has used to ensnare the souls of many men.

SPIRITUAL FRUITS are intangible things that result from either doing the will of God, or doing according to our own will.

‘I am the vine, ye [are] the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.’ (John 15:5)

Good fruit is the result of the Holy Spirit living in us.

‘But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance . . . ‘ (Galatians 5:22-23)

The fruit of living according to our own will and sinful nature are

‘ . . . Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like . . . ‘ (Galatians 5:19-21)

These are the fruits that people will produce. If a man calls himself a prophet, we will know whether or not he is a false prophet by the fruit that is manifest in his life. Which fruit has he produced: ‘love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, and temperance’ or ‘Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies, Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings,’ etc.?

‘Judge not according to the appearance, but judge righteous judgment.’ (John 7:24)

‘And the Pharisees also, who were covetous, heard all these things: and they derided him. And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God.’ (Luke 16:14-15)

We must judge as God judges, according to His word, not according to what is esteemed by men.