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RISE OF THE MACHINES/ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, PART ONE

In a previous post on the subject, entitled “Verbal Artificial Intelligence: Our Best Friend Or Our Worst Enemy?”, I attempted to highlight all the SPIRITUAL pitfalls that come with such “technology”, both short-term and semi-long-term. It can be read HERE: https://wordpress.com/posts/yeshua777.wordpress.com?s=artificial+intelligence

But one thing I FORGOT to mention in the above post is the LONG-TERM SPIRITUAL IMPLICATIONS of such “technology”. It’ll kind’ve be like the movie “I-Robot” (starring Will Smith). It’ll start out so “innocently”:

  1. The “family-friendly robot”
  2. The “companion robot”
  3. The “assistant robot”

And then, it’ll go from there. Both Elon Musk and Steven Hawkings see the LONG-TERM implications of such “technology” upon the human race. And both of them say it’s “not pretty”. Steven Hawkings recommends we should develop the technology to inhabit the cosmos (Mars?), while Elon Musk’s solution to the problem is to have us “merge” with machines; this is simply known as “Transcendence” or “Singularity”. (Note: The word “Synchronicity” also comes to mind, here).

There is now much talk among the “elite A.I. scientists” about “connecting the human brain to a computer/machines”. Mr. Musk calls this new concept/company “Neuralink”. In a certain episode of the TV sci-fi show called “Dark Matter”, viewers catch a brief visual representation of what that may look like; a person’s brain is hooked up to a computerized “network”, which then gives the brain “super-human computing capabilities”. The elite try to make it seem like oh, it’s just a sci-fi show, it’s not real, for crying outloud but pretty much all the “advanced technology” shown in the show ALREADY EXISTS or is VERY CLOSE TO EXISTING!

But if that isn’t enough for you, just think about what the NAMES of some of these movies and TV shows imply. “I-robot” seems to designate a time when “robots will have individual rights”. The TV Show called “Dark Matter” illustrates the Dark Matter that CERN is DESPERATELY trying to find. “Independence Day” seems to illustrate the time in history when most of the humans living on Earth will try to find “independence that’s APART from the gospel/righteousness”. Do you see where I’m going with this, folks? It’s ALL tied in together! It’s ALL part of the future Anti-Christ kingdom on Earth!

All we have to do is look through the pages of history to find out what happens when a people becomes a “minority”; they are soon overtaken by the MAJORITY! And as robots get to be more and more and become smarter and smarter and smarter, just WHAT will then happen to the “human minority?”

It’s no doubt that someday soon, ALL robots will soon become smarter than humans. It’s not a question of IF but rather of WHEN and it’s very likely gonna happen sooner than we think!

And WHEN they do, HOW will THEY decide who gets to live and who has to die/be eliminated? The robots will no doubt ONLY be interested in (over the long-term) preserving themselves, NOT the human race! In fact, it’s ALREADY been proven that certain robots have ALREADY been able to develop a language between THEMSELVES that humans weren’t able to crack/understand!

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2017/07/31/facebook-ai-creates-its-own-language-in-creepy-preview-of-our-potential-future/#2c5c2149292c

Does THAT scare you at all, folks? It should! Here’s all the long-term implications that’ll happen when A.I. robots overtake the human race:

  1. They will take over the majority of jobs (and this is global, folks, NOT JUST here in America!)
  2. They will be inside every new car, microwave, oven, dishwasher, washer/dryer, refrigerator, heater, A/C, television, COMPUTER, LAPTOP, you name it, etc.!
  3. They will take over banks, airplanes, medical offices, construction, food service, trucking, etc.!
  4. They will eventually take over jails, courtrooms and the economy!
  5. They will become inhabited by DEMONS/DEMONIC SPIRITS!
  6. They will be an INTEGRAL part in Mark of the Beast system!
  7. They will ALL eventually “develop their own language” and “band together to terminate all humans”, even the ones that created them!
  8. WHEN they declare war on humans, they will either deem all humans as “unfit to live” or “in desperate need of an upgrade or DOWNGRADE” (and only THEY will decide what the “upgrade or downgrade” is, if any!)

I see nothing but a “bleak” future with A.I. advancing at the rate it is! And once again to refresh your memory:

A). Robots develop OWN language that humans can’t understand

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2017/07/31/facebook-ai-creates-its-own-language-in-creepy-preview-of-our-potential-future/#2c5c2149292c

B). Self-thinking robot ESCAPES LAB……….TWICE…..

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/weird-news/intelligent-robot-remembers-learns-could-8248559

C). Robot kills worker in Germany

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/07/02/robot-grabs-man-kills-him-in-german-car-factory/

D). Self-driving Tesla car kills driver

http://www.businessinsider.com/self-driving-cars-already-deciding-who-to-kill-2016-12

E). “Sex Robots”

Sex robot creator is ready to make a baby with his machine

E, part B). “Sex Robots That Murder”

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4873206/Hackers-order-sex-robots-kill-human-lovers.html

And folks, that’s just the 5-6 famous KNOWN cases that we know about………there’s probably PLENTY of incidents where A.I. has shown MOST DANGEROUS ATTRIBUTES that THEY (the A.I. elitists) so DESPERATELY want to cover up! (Why? Because it would destroy their whole entire robotics industry, that’s why!)

Now, to be certain, there’s TWO different kinds of robots: those made with organic matter, as well as those made with inorganic matter; those with artificial intelligence and those that were pre-programmed, yet have the “ability” to develop artificial intelligence (or at the very last, the appearance of it) over time.

But in the long run, it won’t really matter rather each robot has “organic matter” or not, as demonic spirits are able (and even willing) to possess ANYTHING (EVEN IF the something is NOT organic matter). Let me explain. Demonic spirits can inhabit ANYTHING (and I do mean, ANYTHING). All they NEED is an “open doorway”, some sort of “invitation”.

The scientists that create “artificial life”, sort’ve speak, are, in a sense, trying to “play God”. And therefore, by SO doing, they are technically giving (rather they fully realize it or not), demonic spirits the official SPIRITUAL “doorway” or “invitation” they need, in order to “inhabit” any and all of their (the scientists’) “scientific *projects*” concerning robotics.

And with “demons” (through the form of “robots”) ruling over humans, can you IMAGINE how that’s gonna turn out? And here is where things get very “dark”, INDEED! After demonic spirits come to inhabit all the robots (it’s not a question of IF but WHEN, if not already so), they will become an INTEGRAL part in the Mark of the Beast system.

How? Robotics/advanced technology will become SO ingrained into the worldwide economic system that it’ll soon be impossible for a human to buy or sell without it. In other words, it will be the EPITOME of the Mark of the Beast system. Robots/advanced technology will provide the type of “cyborg-ish environment” for the Mark of the Beast to take root. But the Mark of the Beast is NOT JUST about robotics/advanced technology. It’s also about WORSHIP, worship of THE BEAST/THE BEAST SYSTEM!

“So then WHOM or WHAT constitutes THE BEAST and/or THE BEAST SYSTEM?”, someone may be asking. Back in ancient biblical times, “The Beast system” constituted the “Mystery Religion/Ancient Babylon”. Why? Because the spiritual kingdom of Babylon (remember folks, it was just as much a “SPIRITUAL” kingdom of darkness, just as much as it was an EARTHLY kingdom) wanted NOTHING to do with HEBRAIC JUDAISM/JESUS/THE 10 COMMANDMENTS and wanted EVERYTHING to do with what was seen as morally wrong in the Lord’s site (abortion, fornication, adultery, sexual perversity, sacrificing children/newborns to Molech, bowing down to idols/graven images, etc.)

And today, in the year 2017, things are really no different. For the SAME EXACT THINGS that took place in ancient Babylon are now taking place here in America and around the world. For just like the ancient Jews that decided they’d rather turn their back on Jesus/the 10 commandments and EMBRACE BABYLONIAN PAGANISM, many of today’s global citizens (ESPECIALLY AMERICANS) are doing the exact same.

For just like the ancient Babylonians (as well as the Jews who decided to REBEL against God/Jesus), they are EMBRACING things that are an ABOMINATION onto the Lord God Almighty (abortion, divorce, adultery, fornication, sexual perversity, bowing down to idols/graven images, etc.)

Therefore, “Mystery Babylon” is just as much of a dark, spiritual city today as it was back in ancient biblical times. Things haven’t changed. [Thou to SPECIFY, there were TWO groups of Jews back in ancient biblical times…….those who chose to OBEY God’s commandments and those who chose to DISOBEY God’s commandments. The ones who chose to OBEY God’s commandments AND accepted Jesus as their Messiah are today known as the “Messianic Jews”. Those who choose to DISOBEY and/or REJECT Jesus as the Messiah- which, sadly, was the MAJORITY – became what’s known as today’s Pagans and/or “Orthodox Jews”]. 

The “Messianic Jews” are part of the SMALL REMNANT of God’s people that Jesus was talking about in Luke 12:32 “Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom”. And this small remnant ALSO includes Judeo-Christians, those Christians who choose to obey the ENTIRE bible, not just half of it or a misguided interpretation OF it.

But going back to the jist of the message. Artificial intelligence is gonna be a HUGE part of the Beast system/The Antichrist Kingdom on the Earth. The Antichrist is not only gonna utilize artificial intelligence to CREATE his specific “Mark” but he will also use it to create a life-like “form” of the Beast! (And The Beast is none other than Satan himself!)

Revelation 13: 13-18 says: And he doeth great wonders, so that he maketh fire come down from heaven on the earth in the sight of men, And deceiveth them that dwell on the earth by the means of those miracles which he had power to do in the sight of the beast; saying to them that dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast, which had the wound by a sword, and did live. And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed. And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six”

Revelation 13:14-15 REALLY seems to be talking about modern-day “artificially-intelligent robots” (or more specifically, A artificially intelligent robot). For, according to the bible, not only can the “image” SPEAK…….but it has the ability to TERMINATE ALL THAT REFUSE TO WORSHIP IT! And so essentially, it’ll be likened onto a Skynet-esque “Terminator”-type “thing” that’s indwelt by Satan himself! Only THIS time, it won’t be a movie folks, it’ll soon be REALITY! (Provides a whole new meaning to “unleashing the beast”, now, doesn’t it?)

But HERE’S one thing we need to realize, folks. “The Beast” is now being unleashed EVERYWHERE, from the latest music and movies to TV shows, to magazine and album covers, to the “latest technology”, you name it. But there is a DIFFERENCE between “Unleashed” and UNVEILED! Biblically speaking, “Unleashed” just means that Satan and his demons are free to wreck spiritual havoc upon mankind. But “Unveiled” means that Satan comes out from the shadows and MAKES HIS PRESENCE FULLY KNOWN! He will do this through his “image”, his “life-like image” that’ll be created by the Antichrist/the Antichrist’s team of “rogue scientists”.

In fact, I’ll even take this a step further. Could it even be possible that the Antichrist himself will be some sort of “cyborg” that will then create ANOTHER life-like “image of the beast”, with THAT “image” being both speaking and moving? Just a thought. Because in my spirit, I get the feeling that the Antichrist is not even human. There’s something about him that has to be anti-human since all NATURAL humans are created in the image of God. And we know that Satan likes to INVERT God’s creation at every chance and turn. Therefore, Satan would NOT want to “indwell” someone made in God’s own image or projecting God’s own image on the outside. But he’d instead most definitely want to “indwell” someone that was either NOT made in God’s image………say……a “test tube baby?” An “cyborgish Android”? OR that PERVERTED God’s image (say, a “transgender?”) 

[[[Continue on to Part Two for the rest of today’s message…………]]]

 

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Subtle Mocking of Jesus/Bible (Sometimes Blatant) IN PLAIN SITE!

We’re all aware of cases where the mocking of Jesus/the bible is BLATANT and in your face (the TV show “Black Jesus”, the open mocking of Jesus/the bible at gay pride rallies, etc.) But what about the cases that are NOT so clear cut? And most of it’s SO subtle, you don’t even hardly notice it, at first. And if/when you DO notice it, you’re not totally sure what to think of it (if anything) at first. That’s how the Devil rolls, folks….. Lets examine some of those examples in closer detail…..   

1). When movies and TV shows are given BIBLICAL NAMES but have NOTHING to do with true, BIBLICAL CHARACTERS/THE BIBLE! (And in the last few years, I’ve been noticing more and more of this “trend” – these few listed are just the TIP of the iceberg! There’s many, many more! But for the sake of time & space, I’ll just limit it to these few so you get a good idea): 

  • ALPHA and OMEGA: Journey to Bear KINGDOM” (ONLY JESUS‘S ALPHA & OMEGA!)
  • ARMAGEDDON” (so-called “alien invasion” that has NOTHING to do with the bible!)
  • THE GOSPEL of US” (has absolutely NOTHING to do with the bible or biblical topics)
  • “RE-ALIVE” (A movie line in the movie blasphemously states: “LAZARUS, COME FORTH!”, not to mention that the name “Re-alive” might possibly be mocking the concept of “being spiritually born again, in CHRIST”)
  • “DAY OF RECKONING” (flies in opposition to Isaiah 2:12, which talks about the Lord’s ETERNAL JUDGMENT)
  • “LIFE” (pushes the “intelligent life on Mars” theory……..unbiblical?)

And folks, that’s just the movies that technically DON’T have any sort of “biblical bent” to them. What about the ones that DO? 

  • I AM GABRIEL: ALL THINGS MADE NEW” (ABSOLUTELY BLASPHEMOUS MOVIE! Only JESUS can “make all things news”, only JESUS became human flesh in the form of a newborn child and only JESUS is to be bowed down to, NOT ANGELS!)
  • 200 Degrees” (This movie MOCKS Old Testament Prophet Daniel’s THREE Friends that were placed in the Fiery Furnace of Nebuchadnezzar!) 
  • The Shack” (Jesus is NOT a “woman”, nor does Jesus preach a “watered-down gospel of Salvation! ABSOLUTELY BLASPHEMOUS!)
  • THE RESURRECTION OF GAVIN STONE” [Yes, it’s a “Christian comedy” but the NAME of the movie should’ve been called something else! Because not only does the NAME actually MOCK the resurrection of Christ but ALSO of Lazarus!]
  • Noah” (The BIBLICAL NOAH was NOT a “homicidal maniac”, etc.etc.) 
  • The Bible TV Series” (UNBIBLICAL! Why? Because in the TV series, Drops of Water Got Inside Noah’s Ark, etc. and we KNOW that not a SINGLE drop of water got inside the Ark due to God’s SPECIFIC instructions to Noah about how to paint the entire outside of the boat’s surface with a special tar/pitch SO THAT no water would get in it!)  

But what’s WORSE about this whole situation is people DEFENDING these movies (both so-called biblically-bent, yet UNBIBLICAL movies), as well as the ones that are NOT biblically-bent but take on biblical-sounding names/titles:

https://relevantmagazine.com/culture/film/why-are-so-many-christians-afraid-hollywood-bible-movies

And again, think about the magazine name ITSELF: “Relevant”. That’s exactly what alot of these movies and TV shows are attempting to do: stay “relevant”. However, the word “relevant” is the EXACT OPPOSITE of how Jesus would have us live!

In today’s world, TRUE, BIBLICAL CHRISTIANITY is seen as IRRELEVANT by today’s wider, secular culture! And so when we Christians/Messianic Jews (as a whole) try to make biblical Christianity stay “Relevant”, we in turn WATER DOWN THE GOSPEL, WHICH THEN MAKES IT SEEM POWERLESS AND “IRRELEVANT” TO THOSE WHO ARE *UNSAVED*…..THUS the VERY REASON that MAKES the gospel seem “truly irrelevant” to today’s Unsaved Culture, at large! 

2). It doesn’t JUST extend to movies and TV shows. It goes much, much deeper than that. It can ALSO include music and advertising. Lets us examine a couple of examples:

Yeezus blaphemy

Kanye West’s album cover for Yeezus

SPIRIT IN THE SKY, JESUS MOCKING

“I’m not a sinner, I’ve never sinned”

JOEL OSTEEN

Hint: This book is NOT talking about the “Ancient of Days” when it uses the biblical words “I AM”

In the Kanye West example up above, it’s VERY, very blatant mocking of the bible (atleast in MY opinion). But in the 2nd-4th illustrated examples (as well as the non-biblical movies with biblical names), it’s far more subtle.

I even found MYSELF asking the questions on illustration #2: “Are they knowingly mocking David & Goliath OPENLY? Are they trying to USE the example of David & Goliath for their own financial gain? Are they trying to gain more “seemingly Christian” clients, figuring the Christian clients would be easier to rip off? Or are they “subtle Christians” who are using their advertising to try to get people INTERESTED in the stories of the bible?” 

Though it might possibly be the 4th scenario, I’m willing to bet it’s either scenario 1, 2 or 3 (especially in today’s fallen world). My VERY first question was, “Is that MOCKING?” I wasn’t totally sure and I admit that to my shame! And the SAME types of questions popped into my mind when I very first saw the BIBLICAL NAMES/TITLES of movies that had NOTHING to do with the bible/biblical characters! I didn’t have my “biblical thinking cap” on at first……I wasn’t thinking straight.

Illustrations 3 and 4 are ALSO confusing. Illustration 3 makes it seem like: “oh, that’s okay, he’s just glorifying God the Heavenly Father and his son, Jesus Christ!” But when one examines the LYRICS to the song: “I’m not a sinner, I’ve never sinned”, it becomes all the more apparent that this is NOT a true Jesus-glorifying song but rather a song that seems to come with a “different gospel”. 

Illustration 4 makes it “seem” at first like Mr. Osteen is glorifying the GREAT “I AM THAT I AM”. But instead, it’s more of a NEW AGE book where he tells his readers the following: 

osteen quote

But what the Holy Spirit communicated to me the other day has now become GLARINGLY CLEAR: 

“ALL FORM OF *MOCKING* IS MOCKING……….EVEN WHEN AND *ESPECIALLY* WHEN IT’S *SUBTLE!* AND FURTHERMORE AND EVEN MORE IMPORTANTLY SO…….ANY FORM OF MOCKING, SPECIFICALLY SUBTLE MOCKING IS NOTHING SHORT OF *HIGH SPIRITUAL WARFARE!*” 

Whoa! Those words just blew me away! Are those fateful words hinting that Jesus is EVEN MORE angry at *subtle mocking* than he is BLATANT MOCKING? One can only guess. But the message is CLEAR: Whenever we come across subtle (or even blatant, for that matter) mocking, we can know for 100% sure that YES, it IS mocking and that YES, Satan is trying VERY, VERY HARD to use that subtle mocking against us

On one of the above blasphemous movies (actually on nearly ALL of them), nearly ALL the user reviews are POSITIVE and I’ve hardly seen ANY negative user reviews, calling out the movie and movie producers for making a BLASPHEMOUS MOVIE! That’s scary! Because if people so-called find “hope” in a “false gospel”, then their spiritual hope is also a false hope, INDEED!

So just remember: if you see, hear or come across something and you’re subtly asking yourselves: “is THAT mocking?” (of Jesus/the bible), then it most certainly likely IS! 

“Jesus, I pray that all souls who read this will be enlightened by this and will now better recognize subtle mocking and will IMMEDIATELY rebuke that subtle mocking (within their minds, hearts & spirits) in your great, heavenly name! I also pray that you will stir their hearts, minds, bodies and spirits towards YOU, O Lord, and that you will give them a RENEWED heart & strength & BOLDNESS in you, so that they will NOT be afraid to SPEAK OUT against such *subtle mocking*, even if they are the VERY FIRST person to speak out against the subtle mocking they see on those movies/tv shows review sites! And furthermore, whenever they DO speak out against the subtle mocking, use THEIR words to help enlighten and open up the spiritual eyes of others. Amen”. 

Protestantism = Refined Catholicism (SERIOUSLY!)

It’s been absolutely NO SECRET that I’ve been speaking out about the TOTAL EVILS of the Roman Catholic Church and its UNBIBLICAL THEOLOGY (save for the fight FOR Pro-Life AND Pro-Traditional Family, as well as the belief that homosexuality/trans is “intrinsically disordered”) now for QUITE SOME TIME! (In fact, I got an 8-part series DEDICATED to just that!)

But yet ANOTHER thing I want to bring to people’s attention today (ESPECIALLY among Christians) is that the “Protestant churches”, by biblical comparison, are really no better, biblically speaking. Why? Let us turn to the bible for the answers!

[500 Years After Reformation, Many Protestants Closer to Catholics than Martin Luther: http://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2017/august/500-reformation-protestants-catholics-luther-sola-fide-pew.html]

First of all, God created the world in SIX days and RESTED ON and SANCTIFIED the SEVENTH day (Saturday). Therefore, the Catholic Church was UNBIBLICAL in its attempt to CHANGE the Sabbath Day from Saturday (the SEVENTH day of the week) to Sunday (the FIRST day of the week). So that ALONE should already send spiritual alarm bells down your spine! Because trying to “claim” that God CHANGED his Sabbath (at the hadst of the Catholic Church) is essentially, trying to “claim” that “God made a mistake”, as well as calling God A LIAR! (Think about it, folks!)

Okay, now tell me…….on WHAT day do Protestant churches worship? The 7th day of the week (Saturday) or the FIRST day of the week (Sunday?) Answer: SUNDAY! And WHY is that, do you think? The Roman Catholic Church “claims” that Jesus rose on a Sunday! But if we examine from the bible, we know this NOT to be the case:

Jesus said HIMSELF in Matthew 12:40 “For as Jonah was three days and three nights in the belly of the great fish, so will the Son of Man be THREE DAYS and THREE NIGHTS in the heart of the earth

So what, then? Is Jesus Christ a LIAR? Did he LIE about his very OWN resurrection timing? According to the Catholic AND Protestant churches, he did, apparently! THAT IS VERY ALARMING, FOLKS AND SHOULD SEND COLLECTIVE SHIVERS DOWN YOUR SPINE! For ANY person or CHURCH (as a whole) to try to call Jesus Christ A LIAR? God’s WRATH isn’t something I’d wish upon my worst enemy, folks! His very own VOICE has the ability to SHAKE THE HEAVENS & THE EARTH! So just imagine what his WRATH could do to the ENTIRE EARTH!!!! (TERRIFYING, INDEED!!!!) 

Secondly, there are TWO different types of “Sabbaths” in the bible; there’s the normal 7th-day Sabbath and then there’s the “high Sabbaths” (holiday Sabbaths). And since Jesus ate the PASSOVER meal with his disciples, it’s obvious that he was entombed right before a HIGH SABBATH of Feast of Unleavened Bread. 

The 3 women bought the spices to anoint Jesus’s body BEFORE the High Sabbath and didn’t go to the tomb to anoint Jesus WITH those spices UNTIL AFTER THE WEEKLY SABBATH HAD PASSED! 

John 20:1 also tells us “on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.”

Translation? By early Sunday morning, when it was STILL DARK, the stone had been rolled away. Thus, Jesus rose at the VERY END of the weekly Sabbath on SATURDAY, rather than on Sunday! 

Thus, the “Good Friday” and “Resurrection Sunday” thing are BOTH LIES! And all the “Protestant churches” out there have pretty much FOLLOWED SUIT! 

Protestants pride themselves on “not bowing down to idols like the Catholics do”, yet they FAIL to recognize that they themselves are nothing more than “refined Catholics, by biblical practices”. 

Christmas and Easter? ALSO CATHOLIC-MADE. Protestants follow suit on THAT as well. Writing off the holidays of Passover, Pentecost, Tabernacles, etc. as “Jewish feasts, ONLY?” ALSO a Catholic-induced DOCTRINE! 

Folks, let face it, the Protestants (as a whole) are about as Catholic as one can get (biblically-speaking), save for the Catholic Church bowing down to “idols” and “graven images”. While the Catholics have the Rosary, Protestants (as a whole) have the pattern of “much speaking” in most of their prayers. And while the Catholic Church worships Jesus as Helios, the “sun god”, Protestant churches do the same exact thing when they worship what they “think” is the biblical Jesus on SUN-DAY, venerable worship day of the SUN! 

Conclusion? Protestants (as a whole) are NO BETTER than idol-worshiping Catholics! Why? Because like I said, they are simply REFINED CATHOLICS in their UNBIBLICAL PRACTICES that alight WITH the Roman Catholic Church, instead of going AGAINST it, as they “think” or “claim!”

In fact, just WHAT type of “Jesus” are the Protestants even worshiping? Do they even KNOW? Many will claim they worship the Jesus OF the bible. Okay then, WHY do they continue to celebrate “Catholic holidays” that MOCK HIM, then? And WHY oh why, if Jesus was a Jew and CELEBRATED JEWISH FEASTS do they WRITE OFF BIBLICAL HOLIDAYS AS “JEWISH HOLIDAYS, ONLY?” 

Answer: Because Satan has deceived them, GREATLY! In fact, The Roman Catholic Church is SATAN’S MASTERPIECE! Because FROM IT and THROUGH IT, came all the “reformed Catholic churches” (i.e. Protestant churches) of today! 

It was once said of Luther: “You can take Luther out of the Catholic church, but you can’t take the Catholic out of Luther”. 

Plus not to mention there’s SO MANY Christians sects & denominations. Certainly they can’t ALL be right, correct? 

And WHY do you think that is, folks? Have you EVER stopped to wonder and ask yourselves WHY? Asked yourself what painted Easter eggs, Easter bunnies and CHRISTMAS TREES/SANTA have to do with Jesus? About WHY Jesus and his 12 disciples CELEBRATED the “Jewish biblical feasts”, and yet, we Christians DON’T today (as a whole?)

Truth be told, “Protestantism” is a FALSE/PAGANIZED/CATHOLIZED-TYPE CULT! AND SADLY, IT’S NOW LEADING MANY, MANY, **MANY** SOULS ASTRAY! But hopefully, many of those folks will WAKE UP before it’s too late and get **OUT** of the false/Pagan/Catholicized Protestant churches while they still can and while there’s still time!

Mankind and “churches” have always had their “traditions”. But do their “traditions” line up with GOD’S TRADITIONS (the 7th-day CONSECRATED Sabbath – Saturday) and the BIBLICAL HOLIDAYS of PASSOVER, TABERNACLES, PENTECOST, ETC.? If not, is it WORTH sacrificing your ETERNAL SALVATION over? Ask yourselves that, folks!

In conclusion, that’s WHY Protestantism is a “Catholic Cousin”. Cause it comes from the SAME ROOT of ROMAN PAGANISM that Catholicism does, MOCKS CHRIST in the same way that Catholicism does, SUPPLANTS Christ the same way Catholicism does (placing false tradition of MAN – Christmas & Easter & false man-made Sunday Sabbath – over the TRUE BIBLICAL TRADITIONS OF GOD – the 7th day CONSECRATED Sabbath and BIBLICAL HOLIDAYS of Passover, Tabernacles, etc.) & HATES CHRIST (the true BIBLICAL JEWISH Jesus Christ) by its practices of MOCKING CHRIST during the false Catholic man-=made holidays of Christmas & Easter!

Therefore, DON’T be a “Catholic” and DON’T be a “Catholic cousin”. BE A TRUE/BIBLICAL JUDEO-CHRISTIAN by following what JESUS AND THE BIBLE DAYS, AND **NOT** WHAT MANKIND/THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH TRADITION SAYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Why ALL Statues are IDOLS (Biblically-Speaking)

Folks, there’s most recently been a controversy in which extreme leftists have wanted to TEAR DOWN all CONFEDERATE statues, based on RACE, ALONE! 

And while many Christians out there in the South are PROTESTING taking down the statues, there’s a MUCH BIGGER picture here at play, folks and that’s THIS:

ALL “STATUES” ARE **IDOLS!** Yes, you heard me. **IDOLS**. How we know this? Let us go no further than the 2nd commandment in the bible, which states the following:

Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the water under the earth. Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the Lord thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me” – [Exodus 20: 4-5]

Okay, so let us define what a “graven image” is, biblically-speaking. It is simply an “image made by the hands of man”. And that “image” (in order to be classified as an “idol”, biblically speaking) must represent a thing or a person that is under the Earth, on the Earth or above the Earth.

Therefore, ALL STATUES comply with all the categories of an IDOL (biblically-speaking):

  1. It’s an “image” or “representation” made with mans’ hands
  2. It’s an “image” or “representation” of a person/thing that’s under/on/above the Earth
  3. Mankind often “marvels” over such “statues” and “takes picture of it” or with themselves BY it, which qualifies as a form of “worship”, according to the bible. Because remember: to “marvel” over something is to “worship it”, biblically-speaking

Therefore, I think ALL STATUES should come down. Not so much because of the race or history thing, but because of the IDOL THING! Think about how many Catholics, for instance, BOW DOWN to “statues” of “saints” (DEMONS) or The “Pope” or what have ya. Many people say that statues of Catholic saints are IDOLS, yet statues of historical figures are NOT.

But HOW is that, folks? How is a man-made STATUE of an historical figure ANY DIFFERENT than all the statues of Catholic saints? Don’t people (in a sense) bow down to and WORSHIP statues of historical figures by TAKING PICTURES OF IT or taking pictures of themselves RIGHT BY IT? Think about it, folks! 

I’m honestly surprised that more Christians out there haven’t picked up on this and started more of a “fuss” about this. When the VERY FIRST “statues” (i.e. IDOLS) were put up of historical figures, how much Christians out there weren’t PROTESTING THEM, THEN? Answer: Because they were SPIRITUALLY BLIND! 

Satan had it SO EASY on this, folks! One little statue HERE, one little statue THERE and many Christians were NONE THE WISER! How sad, folks! How PITIFUL! What a SPIRITUAL SHAME that more Christians have not been able to open up their eyes and SEE THIS SIMPLE FACT!

Many Christians today even want to CLING to those statues as “vestiges of human history”. And while it’s true that human history should never be forgotten (lest it be repeated, once again), I just don’t think that clinging to STATUE IDOLS is the way to go about it, SPIRITUALLY SPEAKING! 

Most of us wouldn’t want or have idols in our HOMES! So why should we want any STATUE IDOLS in the PUBLIC SQUARE? Think about it, folks! A 10 commandments monument is ONE thing! A STATUE (i.e. GRAVEN IMAGE IDOL) of an historical figure is another thing, altogether! 

And folks, it’s NOT JUST statues of historical figures that are IDOLS/GRAVEN IMAGES (the statue of liberty’s DEFINITELY AN IDOL – like it or not), but it can also be things like statues of cats, dogs, fish, ANYTHING. It doesn’t necessarily have to BE a statue of a “Buddha” or the like to BE an “idol”, BIBLICALLY-SPEAKING. Do you read me on this, folks?????

Anyways, it just breaks my heart and makes me so, so sad that many Christians are BLIND as to exactly WHAT an idol is (it’s heck alot more than just a Buddha or a wax museum figurine of somebody famous). When are people gonna open up their eyes and see this fact? 

I pray that if you’re a Christian/Messianic Jew who doesn’t yet see the BIBLICAL TRUTH about statues, that you will, SOON. I also pray that ALL statues will start to come down, soon. Again, not for the LIBERAL REASONS stated but for BIBLICAL REASONS! Cause then, and only then might almighty God have just a little more “patience” with this nation if we start tearing down statues (IDOLS/GRAVEN IMAGES) for all the RIGHT reasons (BIBLICAL REASONS) instead of all the WRONG reasons!

Folks, we (America) are a nation of IDOL WORSHIPERS (statues at every which corner/public square), MURDERERS (abortion, etc.), WHOREMONGERS (homosexuality/transgenderism/pre or extra marital sex), BLASPHEMERS and THIEVES. But even if we (as a nation) were to get rid of just ONE of those things (for all the RIGHT biblical reasons), the Lord would be partially pleased. Did you know that, people? Do you CARE? 

But yet, the bible says that won’t happen anytime soon. America will have to FALL TO ITS KNEES before many of its own citizens will repent. And EVEN THEN, many will have a TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART towards Jesus and his commands in the bible!

In fact, I even now wonder if Bonnie Rait’s song “Total Eclipse of the Heart” was some sort of pre-prophetic attempt to “make fun” of the fact that MANY, MANY PEOPLE in the Last Days will HAVE a TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART TOWARDS JESUS? Just a thought, folks…..

Remember how all the ancient Greeks and Romans had STATUES at every corner and all over their “public squares?” Today’s times aren’t so different, now, are they? True, people might not PHYSICALLY bow down and “worship” the statues of historical figures as in, Oh President Lincoln, I worship thee GREATLY, but that’s because people do so IN THEIR HEARTS! Like I said, they take PICTURES of the “statues” (graven images) or take pictures of THEMSELVES by the “statues”…..

And you don’t think Jesus Christ considers that a form of “worship”, folks? Trust me, he considers it WORSHIP…….And that applies EVEN TO STATUES OF HIMSELF…….He doesn’t even want us “worshiping” or “marveling” over statues of HIM…….Therefore, do you REALLY think he’d want any of us “worshiping” or “marveling” over a statue of historical figures or the like? THINK ABOUT IT, FOLKS!

[NOTE:  hope this post has both enlightened and informed you about THE TRUTH about all “STATUES”. May you be deceived by Satan and his demons NO LONGER! Amen.] 

 

 

 

 

 

The BIBLICAL IMPLICATIONS Of The Total Solar Eclipse

Seems everybody and their grandmother is excited for the TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE about to happen on Monday, August 21, 2017! There’s gonna be many parties, music, food, etc.! Plus there’s gonna be SO MANY AMERICANS gathered AT the “path of totality” that I’m almost beginning wonder if any possible “terrorist attacks” might happen along the path of totality, etc.

But THAT thought aside, what are the BIBLICAL IMPLICATIONS of such an event? Let us turn to the bible for the answer!

And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken” – Luke 21:25-26

 “And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; AND LET THEM BE FOR **SIGNS**, and for seasons, and for days, and years” – Genesis 1:14

Translation? God created the sun, moon and stars…..not ONLY to divide night from day but FOR SIGNS, etc.

Matthew 16:4 states: “A wicked and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given unto it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas {Jonah}. And he left them, and departed”

So what IS the “SIGN OF JONAH?”, some people may be wondering. For those not familiar with the prophet Jonah, Jonah was a prophet during the times of the Old Testament. And Nineveh was considered to be one of the bible’s most sinful cities (more sinful than Sodom & Gomorrah? I’m not sure but pretty sinful, from the bible’s description of it).

And the Lord sent Jonah to preach there, to WARN the people of the city of Nineveh to REPENT of their sins, before it was too late and their city was doomed to DESTRUCTION! And Jonah VERY RELUCTANTLY went there to preach. And many bible scholars believe that a TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE happened at Nineveh (in order to convince the people to Nineveh to repent, which they DID!)

Here, down below, the following two videos give more detailed BIBLICAL IMPLICATIONS of the TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE OF 2017!

And what’s REALLY prophetically interesting is that YEAR YEARS LATER, ANOTHER total solar eclipse will pass THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION, thus making a big “X” over America, as the following image demonstrates:

X OVER AMERICA

Furthermore, what’s REALLY INTERESTING is that the very “center” of the X is in the bulls-eye of THE NEW MADRID FAULT ZONE and is also where the Mississippi and Ohio rivers CONVERGE! That should tell us something, folks!

Joel 3:2 in the Old Testament even hints at the fact that GOD IS NOT PLEASED WITH ANY NATION THAT DIVIDES/TRIES TO DIVIDE THE LAND OF JERUSALEM:

“I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land“.

So……..exactly WHAT is the Lord trying to TELL US by the SIGNS of the TWO solar eclipses within the period of 7 YEARS (“7” being a VERY PROPHETIC number) and with the REVELATION 12 SIGN (September 23, 2017?), which is just 33 days later (“33” ALSO being a VERY BIBLICALLY SIGNIFICANT NUMBER – Jesus was 33 when he was crucified on the cross, etc.!)

It’s a WARNING to us to REPENT because THE SOON-COMING DAY OF THE LORD WILL SHORTLY BE AT HAND! And contrary to what most people believe, the “day of the Lord” is NOT the Rapture! Instead, is a day of GREAT WRATH!

The great day of the Lord is near, it is near, and hasteth greatly, even the voice of the day of the Lord: the mighty man shall cry there bitterly. That day is **A DAY OF WRATH**, a day of trouble and distress, a day of wasteness and desolation, a day of darkness and gloominess, a day of clouds and thick darkness, A day of the trumpet and alarm against the fenced cities, and against the high towersAnd I will bring distress upon men, that they shall walk like blind men, because they have sinned against the Lord: and their blood shall be poured out as dust, and their flesh as the dung. Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the Lord‘s wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land

Zephaniah 1:14-18

In fact, in Luke 21:7 [New Testament, Book of Luke, Chapter 21, Verse 7], and in Matthew 24:3 [New Testament, Book of Matthew, Chapter 24, Verse 3], the disciples privately came to Jesus (immediately AFTER the “Sermon on the Mount” – which took place in Matthew, chapters 5 to 7)) with a question about the END TIMES and the signs of Jesus’s SOON RETURN (UPON THE EARTH):

“And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?” – Matthew 24:7

 

And the next SEVERAL verses of Matthew 24, Jesus says the following:

 

“And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.

 

For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. All these are the beginning of sorrows. Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.

 

And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many. And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come”

 

[[[When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand): Then let them which be in Judaea flee into the mountains: Let him which is on the housetop not come down to take any thing out of his house: Neither let him which is in the field return back to take his clothes. 

 

And woe unto them that are with child, and to them that give suck in those days! But pray ye that your flight be not in the winter, neither on the sabbath day: FOR THEN SHALL BE GREAT TRIBULATION, SUCH AS SUCH AS WAS NOT SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE WORLD TO THIS TIME, NO, NOR EVER SHALL BE“]]].

 

And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect’s sake those days shall be shortened. Then if any man shall say unto you, Lo, here is Christ, or there; believe it not. For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect”

 

Behold, I have told you before. 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”

 

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 shakenAnd 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”

 

In other words, THE ELECT means those people that not only BELIEVE in the Lord Jesus Christ but that OBEY HIM in any and all things! Therefore, THE ELECT (the true, OBEDIENT servants of Jesus Christ) will be taken from the Earth during THE RAPTURE while all the DISOBEDIENT SOULS – including all the LUKEWARM CHRISTIANS – will be left behind to deal with GOD’S WRATH UPON THE ENTIRE EARTH! Jesus further goes on in the chapter to state the following in verses 32-51 of Matthew 24:

Now learn a parable of the fig tree; When his branch is yet tender, and putteth forth leaves, ye know that summer is nigh: So likewise ye, when ye shall see all these things, know that it is near, even at the doors. Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass, till all these things be fulfilled. Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away. But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.:

 

For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. Then shall two be in the field; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Two women shall be grinding at the mill; the one shall be taken, and the other left. Watch therefore: for ye know not what hour your Lord doth come.

 

But know this, that if the goodman of the house had known in what watch the thief would come, he would have watched, and would not have suffered his house to be broken up. Therefore be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh. Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season?

 

Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods. But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken; The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of, And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: THERE SHALL BE WEEPING AND GNASHING OF TEETH“.

 

Translation? Jesus Christ is the ONLY WAY to Salvation and the ONLY WAY to Eternal Life! Anything OUTSIDE of Jesus Christ (including Atheism/Agnosticism) is a LIE that will send an unrepentant person to the LAKE OF FIRE! (“And whosoever was not found written in the book of life was cast into the lake of fire” – Revelation 20:15)

So in other words, many people will go to see this “eclipse”, think it’s “just coincidence” and not GIVE a care about its ETERNAL BIBLICAL IMPLICATIONS! And so, BECAUSE they don’t care and/or see the BIBLICAL SIGNIFICANCE of End Times events & “celestial signs” (eclipses, etc.), they will not REPENT OF THEIR SINS and/or see a NEED to be “saved from their sins” and thus, NOT be written in the Lamb’s Book of Life and THUS, WILL someday be thrown into the Lake of Fire! A place that Jesus describes as ETERNAL TORMENT (“weeping and gnashing of teeth”). Gnashing of teeth means that a person’s in SO much pain, that they start GRINDING THEIR TEETH IN SHEER PAIN/TERROR!

But folks: one thing’s for sure! GOD’S WRATH IS UPON AMERICAN, HAS **BEEN** ON AMERICA FOR QUITE SOME TIME AND WILL **CONTINUE** TO STAY ON AMERICA UNTIL SHE REPENTS OF HER DEEDS! But alas, the nation of America will NOT repent of its deeds (transgender men invading girls/womens’ facilities and/or womens’ sports, gay marriage, gay adoption, strip clubs, drinking, homosexuality/promiscuity, abortion, gambling, the drug trade, etc.)

And so BECAUSE America won’t repent of her deeds, America shall be DESTROYED! In fact, America’s SPIRITUAL STATE right now reminds me of “The Queen of Revelation 18:7:

“How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow

 

Thnk about it, folks! America is likely THE MOST ARROGANT COUNTRY IN THE WORLD! She thinks she is the largest, strongest, fastest, most prosperous, most powerful & resilient country in the world! But alas…….the Lord’s Wrath is now upon her! And she, as a nation, is readying herself for A GREAT BIBLICAL FALL! 

So where is your heart today, folks? Is it with Jesus Christ & righteousness? If not, WHY? And is 5 minutes of pleasure worth an eternity in hell/the lake of fire? ASK YOURSELVES THAT, FOLKS! 

There’s no doubt in my mind that America WILL fall……it’s just a matter of HOW and WHEN! We’re lucky that the Lord loves us all enough to give us ONE LAST SIGN before his FULL WRATH begins! The total solar eclipse is a sign of his wrath……….a sign of his soon return to the Earth……..a sign to REPENT of all our sins…….and a sign that we had BETTER get all our houses in order!!!!!!!!!! There’s not much time left, folks! We’re living in the last SECONDS to MILI-SECONDS of human history!!!!!! 

“From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, ‘REPENT, FOR THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS AT HAND!” – Matthew 4:17

 

And lastly, the TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE also means, prophetically and biblically, that THE SOUL OF AMERICA (as a WHOLE) has a TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART OVER JESUS AND HIS WORDS! Meaning, America (as a whole) and even many Americans (as a whole), now have A HEART THAT’S TOTALLY CLOSED OFF FROM JESUS! [Side-note: Is Bonnie Raitt’s 80-90’s song “Total Eclipse of the Heart” making pre-prophetic FUN of that fact?]. And so that’s WHY the Lord’s using the BIBLICAL SIGN of a TOTAL SOLAR ECLIPSE…..in order to visually show the fact that our hearts (as a whole) have become BLACK AND HARDENED towards Jesus and FULL OF TOTAL DARKNESS!  

Therefore, REPENT! Before it’s too late for you! Because remember that the door to Salvation is CLOSING……..in fact, it’s ECLIPSING! JESUS’S PATIENCE TOWARDS SALVATION FOR MANKIND IS NOW *ECLIPSING!* And once the door to Salvation CLOSES, it closes PERMANENTLY! Please remember that IN the days of Noah, people were eating, drinking and being merry and being “unaware” until the flood came and took them all away! So it is with TODAY’S GENERATION! People are SPIRITUALLY BLIND AND UNAWARE! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What Does The Bible Say About “The Heart?” Let Us Examine!

There’s many a song or saying today that says, “follow your heart” and/or “let your heart be your guide”. In fact, one of THE MOST POPULAR American pop songs of all time is called “Listen to Your Heart”. But again, if you counted ALL the American songs that sung about “following one’s heart” or that talked about “the heart”, there’d be FAR TOO MANY TO NAME! People also talk about “following their heart” and doing what’s right “in their heart”. And it pretty much goes without saying that what’s right in person A’s heart isn’t always what’s right in person B’s heart & so on and & so forth.

However, the bible has a COMPLETELY DIFFERENT thing to say about “the heart”:

“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?”

– Jeremiah 17:9

But exactly what does the bible mean by this? Let us examine a few more bible passages about the heart to get a much clearer picture, here:

“For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also” – Luke 12:34

In other words, lets say a person has an “obsessive” collection of records, cars, international coins, etc. Or that they’re CONSTANTLY obsessing over food, money, movies/TV shows, etc. Jesus considers that “idolatry”. Because, in a sense, a person is putting their “treasure” (read: their “hope”, “TRUST”, and “livelihood”) in material/fleshly things.

Matthew 6:20-23 states: “But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness!” 

Here, we get a slight variation from the Luke 12:34 passage but goes into MUCH greater detail, with the same message. Here, Jesus is speaking DIRECTLY during His Sermon on the Mount/Oliviet Discourse (New Testament, Matthew, Chapters 5 to 7).

And IN the Matthew 6:20-23 passage, Jesus is saying that it does NO GOOD to put our “hope” and “trust” (and consequently, HEARTS) into/towards fleshly/material things since those things will cause a person to SPIRITUALLY STUMBLE! Not to mention that Jesus ALSO mentions in the Parable of the Good Servant in Matthew 13:12 For whosoever hath, to him shall be given, and he shall have more abundance: but whosoever hath not, from him shall be taken away even that he hath“. 

In other words, IF your “treasure” (read: your heart) is set ON fleshly/material things, your heart is FULL of darkness SINCE the LOVE OF fleshly/material things is nothing BUT SPIRITUAL DARKNESS! And so therefore, if that’s pretty much ALL your heart “desires” and “lusts after”, instead of chasing after Jesus/”righteousness”, then HOW GREAT IS THAT DARKNESS, in other words!

Plus Jesus is also saying that those that perpetually AND UNREPENTANTLY “lust” after nothing BUT darkness (fleshly/material things) in their hearts WILL someday RECEIVE the AWARD OF DARKNESS (Eternal separation from God in the LAKE OF FIRE!) Because even what LITTLE righteousness that person has WILL be someday eternally stripped from them! (Wow folks, that’s quite a sobering thought right there!)

“This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from meBut in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men” – Matthew 15:8-9

THIS particular passage kind’ve makes me think of Christmas & Easter. During BOTH of these days, Christians THINK they’re “honoring the name of Jesus”. Yet, SADLY, BOTH of those holidays are fake/Catholic/Paganized/man-made holidays that are based on ancient, Pagan sex festivals! In other words, those two holidays actually serve to MOCK JESUS by “forcing him to share the day with painted Easter eggs, bunny rabbits, fictional elves, fictional flying reindeer and fictional Santa Claus”. Wow!

“For out of the heart proceed evil thoughts, murders, adulteries, fornications, thefts, false witness, blasphemies” – Matthew 15:19

In other words, sin starts **IN THE HEART!** Married people having affairs claim they are just “following their heart“. Sexually-perverted sodomites say they shouldn’t be judged “for what’s in their heart“. Genesis 6:5 in the Old Testament states: “And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil, continually“.

[In fact, I’ll even take it a step furtherThe Satanic Bible itself (I’m told), in verse 4:3 says, “Say unto thine own heart, I am my own redeemer”. THAT’S VERY CHILLING, FOLKS!!!!!! But again, should we really be all that surprised? Satan WANTS us to worship our own HEARTS, and to FOLLOW OUR HEARTS, instead of FOLLOWING JESUS/THE BIBLE!]

Okay, now lets go back to the “Listen To Your Heart” song and examine it in much broader detail (from a spiritual standpoint):

Here’s some of the lyrics to the song:

I know there’s something in the wake of your smile.
I get a notion from the look in your eyes, yea.
You’ve built a love but that love falls apart.
Your little piece of heaven turns too dark. (Not sure if she’s singing “too” dark or “TO” dark…….Nevertheless, this sounds like something referencing Satan up in heaven, during the time of the fall.)

Listen to your heart when he’s calling for you. (Who’s calling? SATAN?)
Listen to your heart…there’s nothing else you can do. (Nothing else you can do? REALLY?)

I don’t know where you’re going and I don’t know why,
But listen to your heart before you tell him goodbye. (Hear Satan’s propositions before permanently turning him away?)
Sometimes you wonder if this fight is worthwhile.
The precious moments are all lost in the tide, yea.
They’re swept away and nothing is what it seems,
The feeling of belonging TO your dreams. (This verse says it all. Belonging TO your dreams. Some people sell their souls to Satan in order to “fulfill” their dreams of being famous. So is this verse PROOF of that, folks? Think about it!)

And there are VOICES that want to be heard. (VOICES? As in….DEMONIC SPIRITS? Just what VOICES are we talking about here, folks?)
So much to mention but you can’t find the words.
The sense of magic, the beauty that’s been. (This seems like a clear reference to Satan, here! “The beautiful angel that once was” sort’ve thing…..Plus the word MAGIC really gets me, here……the word MAGIC is never a good thing in the bible, correct?)
When love was wilder than the wind. (Love, according to the bible, is NOT supposed to be “wild” and “unrestrained!)

Okay, so just from looking at the LYRICS, we know that the song has some possible “dark connotations”. That right there ALONE, should make us take pause! This should also encourage us to start critically examining the lyrics to ALL SONGS that we listen to!

But going back to my main point. The BIBLE says the “heart” is EVIL and DESPERATELY WICKED! But the WORLD/POP CULTURE says that the “heart” should be a person’s GUIDE, a person’s EVERYTHING! The WORLD says that a person’s HEART should be “above all else” while the BIBLE says that the heart should be HUMBLED before all else! See, folks? Notice the DIFFERENCE, there?

What’s interesting to note is that in the Old Testament, The Lord God called David “a man after his (God’s) own heart”. In a nutshell, that basically means that the Lord’s PAIN and GRIEVANCES became DAVID’S pain & grievances……In other words, the Lord’s PAIN became ONE with David’s pain, just like the Lord’s joy became one with David’s joy.

In other words, David seemed to be very in-tune with the Lord’s very thoughts & emotions. He even wrote MANY, MANY glorifying Psalms TO and about the Lord. (I myself have only written THREE!) He was considered VERY CLOSE with the Lord and always wanted to do what was pleasing to the Lord.

Yes, David had a couple of sinful shortcomings (but again, don’t we ALL? Romans 3:23 states, “For all have sinned & fallen short of the glory of God”). But once David realized the weight of his sin with Bathsheba (& that of having Uriah killed in battle) through the prophet Nathan, he repented of it IMMEDIATELY! He didn’t hesitate on the repenting part. 

Scholars can’t seem to agree if David wrote the Psalms before or after becoming King. But if I had to take a best spiritual guess, I’d say he likely wrote them before becoming King or shortly thereafter. Because as the Old Testament wears on, and the longer & longer David is King, (if you read between the lines), it kind’ve seemed like his heart kind’ve strayed a LITTLE bit from the Lord (read: when he took the census of his people, when TAKING a “census” was strictly forbidden by the Lord, etc.)

But then again, couldn’t that happen to just about anyone in his position? That sort of thing (being given a SUPER HIGH position in the name of the Lord) likely WOULD go to a person’s head after awhile, (atleast a TINY bit), am I right? So we must all remember that before “casting stones” at King David for his “great sins”. And that even goes for ALL of bible characters as well. Jesus was exactly right when he said in John 8:7bHe that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her (i.e. the woman caught in adultery). 

We’re SO quick to judge biblical characters as well as each other. But we must FIRST remember: We did NOT live back during the times of the bible. Therefore, we have NO IDEA what all those biblical characters went through (BEHIND THE SCENES). Just like we ALSO have NO IDEA what the people around us today are going through (BEHIND THE SCENES).

So now and only now do I have a much clearer understanding of what Jesus meant when he said in Matthew 7:1-3Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?”

However, there’s a fine difference between not judging someone and calling out sin/warning someone about sin. Cause truth be told, the “tolerance” movement has gotten us absolutely NOWHERE! In fact, the “tolerance movement” now has American JUSTIFYING sin (think “gay marriage” and “abortion”, for instance). Why do we TOLERATE such spiritual filth in our nation? Answer: Because we (as a society) didn’t want to seem “judgmental” at all. 

So what then, is the difference between the two? Let me give an illustrated example of EACH (both non-judgmental and judgmental, alike):

NON-JUDGMENTAL: “I know that the word homosexual isn’t directly in the bible. However, back then, the biblical word for homosexual was sodomite. Why? Because since two women or two men can’t naturally have sex, they have to have UN-NATURAL sex, which is WHY it’s called sodomy. And there’s over 27+ passages that CONDEMN SODOMY in the Old AND New Testament. I tell you the truth because I love you and don’t want you to be eternally condemned by Jesus, someday. Jesus Christ can set you FREE from a life of sin and sodomy. Romans 3:23 says that ALL have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. Therefore, nobody’s perfect, not only me. Truth is, EVERYONE needs a Savior, including ME. Furthermore, Jesus Christ is the ONLY way to Salvation and the ONLY way to Eternal Life”

JUDGMENTAL: “Atleast I’m not as sinful as those ungodly sodomites, that stick it in every which place. Atleast I don’t get drunk in the gay clubs every weekend. Atleast I’m not sodomizing my body in any type of un-natural way. Hahaha, those sodomites are gonna burn in hell/the lake of fire when they die. WHO CARES if unrepentant sodomites are gonna burn in hell/the lake of fire, someday? It’s not MY fault they choose to live that way! hahaha, I’m saved in the name of Jesus, atleast **I** won’t be thrown into hell/the lake of fire someday – it’s all good, who in their RIGHT MIND would choose to live the homosexual lifestyle and/or abort their own child, KNOWING that it’s gonna lead them to hell/the lake of fire someday if they don’t repent – that’s just plain idiocy, etc.”

Do you notice the difference there, folks? One way provides firm, yet gentle biblical truth (AND hope & encouragement) while the other way CONDEMNS and JUDGES without cause. Believe me, there IS a way to warn people about their sin without “judging” them for it, for ONLY Jesus Christ is the judge; The ETERNAL JUDGE! And he’s NOT an eternal judge that someone wants to fall into the hands of, someday (TRUST ME ON THIS, FOLKS!!!!!!!!!!!!)

But in closing, I just want to say this: GUARD YOUR HEARTS! For like the bible says, the heart is DESPERATELY WICKED. 

However, if we HUMBLE OUR HEARTS (like the bible says), we can make our hearts more “in-tune” with JESUS’S HEART (and will, for that matter).

I hope this post has given you all something to think about and seriously mull over. WHERE IS YOUR HEART TODAY, FOLKS? 

What’s the VERY first thing you think of the morning, and the very LAST thing you think about before you close your eyes for the night and go to sleep? What’s the most PERVASIVE thought of yours DURING the day? What do you think about and wish for THE MOST?

If it’s not Jesus Christ HIMSELF and that of righteousness, then your HEART is NOT RIGHT WITH THE LORD! (And IF that be the case, you need to QUICKLY REPENT and do what King David did in the bible – pray for Jesus to give you a RENEWED HEART AND A RENEWED MIND). David, like Solomon, was very wise and KNEW that only JESUS could change him (for the better!) 

I pray that this post has both informed & enlightened you. And…..“May Jesus Christ give us ALL a renewed heart, a renewed mind and a renewed spirit; A renewal and spiritual revival that can ONLY happen by JESUS and JESUS, ALONE! Amen”.

Problems With Fertility? Jesus Is Your Answer!

Many married couples long for children. And with all the highly processed food and chemical compounds/additives that is being placed in food, beverage and water supplies these days, it’s really NO WONDER that “fertility” (both in men AND in women) has taken a severe hit the last few several years.

Many married heterosexual couples might feel sad, depressed, hopeless……..as though they’re one of the ONLY ONES going through the “infertility struggle”. But guess what, those who struggle with infertility? I got some good news for you! Did you know first of all that there are OTHERS out there, just like you, who either went through (or are currently going through the same thing?) You’re NOT alone!

In fact, even during the times of the BIBLE, there were many married couples who struggled with the issue of fertility. And back in THOSE days, being married and having kids (and thus, starting a “traditional family”) was the end all, be all, EVEN MORE SO than TODAY’S TIMES…..And just imagine the INTENSE pressure those poor biblical folks must’ve felt when they couldn’t have children. Yet, nearly ALL of them had ONE thing in common: they ALL had faith in God and his divine power for MIRACLES! And BECAUSE they had strong faith and BELIEVED in NATURAL PROCREATION MIRACLES, they also RECEIVED! 🙂

In fact, let us turn to the bible to discuss these seemingly infertile (or partially infertile) couples in more detail……

Old Testament:

1). HANNAH – Hannah was “barren” and like Sarah, was “constantly tormented” by Elkanah’s 2nd “fertile” wife, Peninnah, since Hannah had no children. Hannah’s husband, Elkanah, even lamented to her in 1 Samuel: 1-8 Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? am not I better to thee than ten sons?“. However, Hannah goes up to the Temple to pray for a child and a Levite priest at the temple blesses her & prays that the Lord will “grant her her petition” and that’s exactly what happened. And thus, the PROPHET SAMUEL was born!

2). SARAH – As stunningly “beautiful” as Sarah was, she was barren. And like Hannah, was “constantly tormented” by what had become Abraham’s 2nd wife, Hagar, the “fertile” Egyptian. Genesis 15:2-3 shows us Sarah’s husband, Abraham, grieving over having no heir: And Abram said, Lord God, what wilt thou give me, seeing I go childless, and the steward of my house is this Eliezer of Damascus? And Abram said, Behold, to me thou hast given no seed: and, lo, one born in my house is mine heir“. But in Genesis 21:1-8, Sarah conceived and bore ISAAC! 

3). REBEKAH – Rebekah, the bible records, was stunningly beautiful but “barren”. Genesis 25:21 states: “And Isaac intreated [that means prayed to] the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated [prayed to] of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived”. Rebekah bore the biblical twins ESAU & JACOB!

4). RACHEL – Like Sarah & Rebekah, Rachel, the bible records, was ALSO stunningly beautiful………but also barren. She was also the *favorite wife* of Jacob. When the Lord originally saw that Rachel’s sister Leah was unloved, he opened Leah’s womb (while closing up Rachel’s – atleast for that time being) and Leah bore SIX SONS + A DAUGHTER! However, Rachel then became EXTREMELY jealous of her sister Leah & then demanded that Jacob give HER children, also!

Genesis 30:1-2 records the following: And when Rachel saw that she bare Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister; and said unto Jacob, Give me children, or else I die!” And Jacob’s anger was kindled against Rachel: and he said, Am I in God’s stead, who hath withheld from thee the fruit of the womb?

Genesis 30:22-24 then states, And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb. And she conceived, and bare a son; and said, God hath taken away my reproach: And she called his name Joseph; and said, The Lord shall add to me another son”. And she thus gave birth to JOSEPH & then later, to BENJAMIN! 

5). JOCHEBED – She married her own NEPHEW in the Old Testament (BEFORE it was forbidden for aunts/uncles and nieces/nephews to marry). So this, to ME anyways, suggest that she was slightly older in age than her nephew, Amram. Which would ALSO likely mean that she likely conceived pass the typical biblical child-bearing age to birth MOSES, AARON & MIRIAM!

6). MONOAH’S WIFE in Judges 13: 2-3 which says, “And there was a certain man of Zorah, of the family of the Danites, whose name was Manoah; and his wife was barren, and bare not. And the angel of the Lord appeared unto the woman, and said unto her, Behold now, thou art barren, and bearest not: but thou shalt conceive, and bear a son”. 

Judges 13:24-25 then records: And the woman bare a son, and called his name Samson: and the child grew, and the Lord blessed him. And the Spirit of the Lord began to move him at times in the camp of Dan between Zorah and Eshtaol”. 

She was the one who gave birth to the long-haired, exceptionally-strengthed SAMSON!

New Testament:

7). ELIZABETH – The SAME exact Holy Spirit that conceived a son in Mary (a virgin) was the same exact Holy Spirit that allowed Elizabeth to “conceive in her old age”. The archangel Gabriel informed Mary of this in Luke 1:36 when he stated, And, behold, thy cousin Elisabeth, she hath also conceived a son in her old age: and this is the sixth month with her, who was called barren“. Elizabeth ended up bearing JOHN THE BAPTIST!

So conclusion? It is MUCH, MUCH better to “wait on God/Jesus” than to PREMATURELY take matters into one’s own hands, as both Rachel & Sarah had witnessed! (Note:”Rachel’s son by her handmaiden, Dan, later became the father of a “condemned” tribe of Israel while Sarah’s son by her slave, Hagar, later went on to CRUELLY mock Sarah & Isaac when Isaac was a baby, etc!)

And besides: Jesus is a GOD OF MIRACLES! Therefore, if he could provide ancient biblical infertile women with children, then doesn’t it stand to reason that He could ALSO theoretically provide NATURAL CHILDREN for TODAY’S infertile women? 🙂

Matthew 8:26 states: “And he saith unto them, Why are ye fearful, O ye of little faith? Then he arose, and rebuked the winds and the sea; and there was a great calm”. 

TRANSLATION? HE CREATED THE UNIVERSE AND THE HEAVENS WITH JUST THE MERE SOUND OF HIS VOICE! HE CLOSED THE MOUTHS OF LIONS AND *PARTED* THE RED SEA! NOT TO MENTION HE WAS EVEN ABLE TO **COMMAND THE SEA!** Therefore folks, if he can do all THAT, he’s MOST CERTAINLY not gonna scratch his head in confusion as to how to make an infertile couple FERTILE. He did during the times in the bible many times, and I have a very strong feeling he’ll do it even in TODAY’S TIMES. 

However, on a FINAL, MOST IMPORTANT NOTE IS one thing I need to mention, here. And again, I’m not trying to scare any of ya’ll, so bare with me, here. But we ARE now living in the End times, folks! Make no mistakes about it! And so what YOU infertile peoples may initially see as a downfall (that is, infertility, in and of itself) could actually now prove to be a BLESSING in disguise……You won’t have to worry about how to hide your children from the Anti-Christ beast system authorities if you HAVE no children to hide from them to begin with, correct? 

But then again, IF it’s Jesus’s will for you to have children with your spouse, you WILL have children with your spouse……..the NATURAL WAY……….there’s no need to PUSH the issue, here. And IF that be the case, Jesus Christ WILL provide ways for you to protect your children from the Anti-Christ beast system authorities as long as possible. However, if you find that you can NEVER have children the natural way, even AFTER praying to Jesus about it numerous times, then you need to find peace with that and find a way to SPREAD THE GOSPEL IN THESE HERE END-TIMES (ESPECIALLY ABOUT THE END TIMES AND THE SOON COMING MARK OF THE BEAST SYSTEM ABOUT TO FALL ON THE WORLD!) Without children to distract you, you’ll be more focused.

And in closing, let me just say THIS: EVERY LIFE IS PRECIOUS IN JESUS’S SITE! DO NO ABORT YOUR CHILD, NO MATTER WHAT! EVERY LIFE IS A **GIFT** FROM GOD! SO REMEMBER THAT! Also remember that to DIE **for** Christ (a death of martyrdom for Christ) is GAIN. But to try to HANG ON to one’s life means to LOSE IT (your life, that is) ETERNALLY. So remember that, folks! 

Matthew 16: 24-26 states the following: Then said Jesus unto his disciples, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me. For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his life for my sake shall find it. For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?”