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Note To All “Biblical” Christians: Don’t Give Up!

NOTE: If you’re a biblical-roots Christian who STILL supports biblical/traditional marriage, please sign the following petition at: https://www.lifesitenews.com/petitions/congress-pass-marriage-amendment-now

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Okay, so it seems today that we’ve now been dealt a devastating blow by SCOTUS/the U.S. Supreme Court as it pertains to gay “marriage”. Gay “marriage” is now legal in all 50 states! And NOW……..the Wrath of God upon America is COMPLETE!

Now, as a true, bible-believing/bible-adhering Christian, you may feel angry, hurt, disillusioned, betrayed, and even fearful for the implications of this nation and this world.

And while all of those emotions are understandable, you can’t give up the fight for biblical values just YET, folks! This is a HIGHLY CRITICAL time in human history! People need to hear the gospel message NOW MORE THAN EVER!

“But just what ARE the long-term implications of today’s Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage?”, you may ask. And the answer is THIS: people will soon try to legalize plural marriage/polygamy, pedo/incest marriage, bestiality marriage, and even inanimate object marriage. And christian persecution (persecution OF Christians, not BY Christians) will INCREASE!

What are the evidences of this? They are as follows:

1). “Threeway marriages” have ALREADY been in the making……as evidenced here:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2972542/They-look-like-new-boy-band-s-world-s-THREE-WAY-sex-marriage-Gay-Thai-men-tie-knot-fairytale-ceremony.html

and here:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2611020/Meet-worlds-married-lesbian-threesome-baby-make-four-July.html

2). Legalization of plural marriages is ALREADY being called for:

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2015/06/gay-marriage-decision-polygamy-119469.html#.VY6Cwv6E2J0

3). Pedo/incest marriages are ALSO already being called for:

  • 18-year NY girl set to marry her BIOLOGICAL FATHER in NJ

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2914138/Teenager-dating-father-two-years-reveals-pair-planning-married-children.html

  • 40-year old woman set to marry her own SON

http://jadeafrican.com/40-years-old-mother-set-to-marry-own-son-in-zimbabwe/

  • 72-year old grandmother to “have surrogate baby” with grandson

http://www.news.com.au/world/man-to-have-baby-with-his-lover-grandma/story-e6frfkz0-1225860821857

4). “Inanimate Object” marriage is already being called for (no joke!)

  • Tokyo man “marries” videogame character (what has the world come to?)

http://www.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/12/16/japan.virtual.wedding/

  • Florida man demands right to marry porn-laden computer

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/10814098/marriage-gay-marriage-mac-wedding-computer-Florida-Utah.html

5). BESTIALITY ‘MARRIAGE’ AND/OR RELATIONSHIPS:

1). Man “claims” he had consensual relationship with dolphin “Dolly”, claims dolphin seduced him

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2934586/Man-SEX-dolphin-1970s-claims-new-film-performing-mammal-one-seduced-him.html

2). British woman marries DOLPHIN/etc. — http://thefw.com/weirdest-marriages-of-the-world-photos-videos/

3). Human-animal marriage (in general) — http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human%E2%80%93animal_marriage

As for the INCREASE in Christian persecution that’s going to occur (EVEN among many “Christians” themselves, or those who “claim” to be “Christian”?) That will be DUE to the fact of John 1:5 which expressly states: “And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not”. 

And also John 15: 18-23 which proclaims: If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. But all these things will they do unto you for my name’s sake, because they know not him that sent me. If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin. He that hateth me hateth my Father also”

So in other words, people of darkness and “wayward/lost *Christians*” don’t truly KNOW Jesus Christ (“the truth and the light”) and so BECAUSE they don’t know Jesus Christ, they won’t ADHERE to Jesus Christ OR the Lord’s servants. They will be like the epitome of Isaiah 5:20 which states “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” 

So in other words, they HATE “the truth and the light” (Jesus Christ Almighty) because they don’t understand Him or his gospel message. The bible seems “so very EVIL” to them. They don’t get it. And BECAUSE they don’t get it, things that are condemned as “SIN” in the bible seem righteous and holy to THEM! That’s what the Isaiah passage is talking about, essentially. And to think that was prophesied in the times of the Old Testament is just AMAZING! Anyways, moving on……..

Just look all throughout the bible. ALL servants of God suffered some sort of persecution (ESPECIALLY during the times of the New Testament!) In the Old Testament, the prophet Daniel was thrown into the Lions Den. Why? Because he refused to bow down & worship the King of Babylon. He still prayed to the Lord God of the bible, ONLY. When some of the King’s servants caught on to this, they accused Daniel of breaking the law and thus, Daniel was thrown into the Lions Den. But Daniel trusted the Lord 100% and so the Lord closed the mouths of the lions. See what happens when we show a great strength of trust & faith? 😉

Anyways, in the New Testament, John the Baptist lost his very head for his testimony of Jesus Christ! The prophet Steven was ALSO martyred! As were several others! However, the point is, IF you are trying to live in 100% accordance with the bible and with the Lord Jesus Christ/Almighty Yeshua, that WON’T go without punishment “by the world”.

James 4:4 states “Ye adulterers and adulteresses, know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God”.

John 15:19 says “If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you”

But lets just put this differently, for a minute. If you are NOT suffering “persecution” in some way, shape or form, you are NOT truly living by the bible and the bible’s standards of faith, trust & repentance! Think of all the mega-churches today…….how many “attendees” they have, how much $$$$ they’re making……

Some people may turn and say to themselves: “WOW…..the Lord must be doing some AMAZING work in the mega-churches today, as they seem to be growing more **properous** than ever!” 

But what these poor folks don’t realize is that mega-churches are prosperous $$$$ for a REASON and that reason is NOT due to the God of the Bible but rather to SATAN!!!!!!

For IF these mega-preachers cared ANYTHING for the “lost sheep”, (meaning, all the “lost souls” out there without the saving knowledge/protective covering of Jesus Christ Almighty), they’d be preaching about SIN, REPENTANCE OF SIN, THE IMPORTANCE OF FULL-WATER-IMMERSION BAPTISM **IMMEDIATELY** UPON FIRST BELIEVING IN JESUS CHRIST, would be teaching about the Lord’s TRUE holidays (Passover, Tabernacles, etc.), would be teaching about ALL THE FALSE CATHOLIC CHURCH DOCTRINES, would be adhering to the Lord’s TRUE Sabbath (Friday sundown to Saturday twilight), would be preaching about the ABOMINATIONS of homosexuality and abortion and how they’ve completley RUINED this country, as well as this world!

And the REASON you will never hear them preaching the Lord’s TRUE message of Salvation, etc. is BECAUSE they are “government-funded”. However, oddly enough, even ones that AREN’T government-funded have seemed to jump on the “sin is okay” bandwagon in today’s moral “culture war”. Only a VERY few selective “ministries” are smart enough, brave enough and BOLD ENOUGH to “go against the tide of LGBT/ETC. immortality”.

People are oftentimes talking about a rising “crime problem” in today’s world. But essentially, it’s not a crime problem but a SIN PROBLEM. Why aren’t more people seeing that? We’ve become BLIND as a nation, and as a world.

People are talking about “change”, saying things “we’re changing for the better, as a nation”, “we’re making progress as a nation”, etc. but the ONLY true “PROGRESS” this nation seems to be making is sending itself STRAIGHT TO HELL in a handbasket! 

But moving on to my next point……….Each “biblical-roots” Christian is going to suffer persecution in today’s world. It’s just that the DEGREE of persecution will vary from person to person. Some will be fired from their jobs or demoted (as has already happened in many cases, in today’s news headlines). Some will be disowned by their family, church and/or friends (or at the very least, seen as a total outcast). Some will be assaulted or harassed. Some will be imprisoned. Some will lose their homes and/or business to foreclosure to the bank(s). Some will even be beheaded/lose their VERY LIVES for the sake of Christ! 

In fact, I’ve written about this in a previous post: (a must-read!!!!)

https://yeshua777.wordpress.com/2014/07/24/the-coming-tribulation-revelation-210/

However, also please remember that WHEN you are persecuted for the Lord Jesus Christ, COUNT IT AS JOY, for it says in Matthew 5:11-12: “Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you”.

And remember “biblical-roots Christians”, DON’T GIVE UP! AT **ANY** COST! No matter what! EVEN if it costs you your very LIFE! Because remember………YOU giving up is EXACTLY what Satan and his demons want, so don’t let them win AT ANY PRICE! Afterall, this isn’t a game and your Eternal Salvation’s at stake, folks! 

I leave you with THIS:

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” – Mark 8:36

 

The REAL Jesus/Yeshua Vs. the COUNTERFEIT Jesus/Yeshua

Today’s Christianity is a FAR CRY from what “Christianity” was at the time of Yeshua/Jesus Christ. Today’s Christianity worships a COUNTERFEIT JESUS! Yes………a COUNTERFEIT JESUS…….and here’s why:

CONTERFEIT JESUS WORSHIP:

1). The BIBLICAL Sabbath has been done away with and has been replaced by MORTAL MAN/the Roman Catholic Church to the FIRST day of the week (Sun-day, venerable worship day of the SUN! To say that the Sabbath was changed is to say that God made a mistake when he CREATED the 7th day Sabbath, consecrated it and MADE IT HOLY. And to say/claim that God “made a mistake” with the Sabbath? Well, I’ll let YOU figure it out, folks!)

2). Holidays such as Christmas and Easter actually MOCK Jesus Christ/Yeshua by equating him with things which AREN’T in the bible, such as chocolate bunnies, Easter eggs, adorned christmas tree IDOLS, Santa Claus, and that reduce him to nothing more than a “helpless babe in a manger”, etc. 

3). BIBLICAL holidays that fully and **TRULY** CELEBRATE & HONOR JESUS (such as Passover, Unleavened Bread, Firstfruits, Trumpets, Pentecost, Atonement, Tabernacles) are NO LONGER CELEBRATED *****AT ALL*******! Plus most “Christians” today haven’t even HEARD of them! (Sad, real sad…….)

4). [Catholicism]: Worships the SUN, not **the Son!** And the “Son” they DO worship is NOT the Jesus from the bible but rather, Helios, the Sun god (in the VISUALIZED IDOL form of Jesus!) And pretty much 99% of ALL “Christian churches” have followed suit, without even knowing or realizing it! Hint: those aren’t “halos” you see on Catholic figures but are rather used to represent SUNS!

5). Has a “superiority complex” when it comes to the Jews and claims God/Yeshua is no longer with the Jews OR falsely claims that the Jews don’t need Jesus since they are saved by the Torah……………totally disregards the fact that Jesus was a Jew and considers it a “non-issue” when in reality, the fact that Jesus was a Jew is of CENTRAL IMPORTANCE!

6). WRITES OFF the Old Testament as if it has NO significance, meaning or value and as if it no longer applies, TODAY! Also claims “the church” is a place to GO TO, not to BE! Hint: church isn’t a place we “go to” for we ARE “the church”, each and every single one of us and we’re supposed to BE “the church” within our SPIRIT! Think about it, folks! Hiding behind 4 walls once a week on the false sabbath while in the meantime not concerning oneself with the homeless, the unsaved, etc. Today’s “church model” is NOT biblical!

7). Created several million different SECTS & DENOMINATIONS (Ever wondered WHY that is? certainly they can’t ALL be right!) 

8). Often asks the question “What can Jesus do for ME?”, instead of asking what one can do for Jesus and his heavenly kingdom, etc. 

CONCLUSION: Today’s “modern institutionalized Christianity” worships a COUNTERFEIT Jesus on a FALSE MAN-MADE *CATHOLIC* SABBATH with a FALSE/PAGANIZED GOSPEL that’s absolutely NOTHING like the gospel that was around during the time of Jesus Christ HIMSELF!

“There IS no such thing as sin since Jesus payed for our sins!”, “sprinkling baptism”, “baptism delay”, “Sunday sabbath”, “Paganized holidays” and “once saved, always saved” are the prominent teachings in Christian churches today and those teachings JUST. AREN’T. BIBLICAL…..PERIOD!!!!!!

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TRUE, BIBLICAL JESUS/YESHUA WORSHIP: (And remember, place words of Jesus over words of Paul)

1). Worships on the TRUE 7th-day Biblical Sabbath (notice that Jesus and his disciples kept the 7th day Sabbath during the times of New Testament).

2). Does NOT celebrate or partake in any PAGAN HOLIDAYS such as Saturnalia/Christmas, Februar/Ester/Easter, Samhain/Halloween, etc.

3). CELEBRATES JESUS/YESHUA FULLY in the biblical feasts of Passover, Unleavened Bread, Firstfruits, Pentecost, Atonement, Trumpets, Tabernacles. There’s also 2 Minor Feasts of Purim & Chanukah).

4). Worships Jesus Christ Almighty/Yeshua who CREATED the Sun, thereby worshiping the creator and not the “created”.

5). EMBRACES the Jewishness of Jesus and the Old Testament and combines it WITH the New Testament since God/Yeshua is the same yesterday, today and forevermore, he’s EVERLASTING!

6). EMBRACES the Old Testament and realizes that the New Testament is just a CONTINUATION of the Old Testament, with Jesus Christ/Yeshua at its head, the chief cornerstone. Jesus/Yeshua actually made “pre-flesh” appearances in the Old Testament: these are known as “Christophanies” (look it up).

7). Is ONE body, ONE church, ONE gospel, and ONE Jesus/Yeshua who NEVER CHANGES; IS EVERLASTING from the End to the Beginning…..Realizes that Revelation is the CENTRAL CONCLUSION of the bible and that the bible (Old and New Testament) is ONE COMPLETE TESTAMENT OF GOD/JESUS ALMIGHY/YESHUA!

CONCLUSION: Messianic Judaism/Jewish-roots Christianity worships the TRUE, BIBLICAL YESHUA/JESUS CHRIST ALMIGHTY, on the TRUE 7th day biblical (“God-sanctified”) Sabbath, with the TRUE gospel of Yeshua/Jesus Christ Almighty with the TRUE “church model”. It embraces BIBLICAL PRACTICES such as full water immersion baptism, baptism IMMEDIATELY upon first believing, BIBLICAL HOLIDAYS, repentance of sins, fasting, prayer, and being saved by grace through faith + obedience.

However, also please remember that Almighty Yeshua/Jesus Christ calls us to do HIS will in our lives, as well…. 

Remember that Jesus said in John 14:15 “If ye love me, keep my commandments” and in Matthew 7:21 “Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven”.

Therefore, which Jesus Christ/Yeshua do you serve? The biblical one — the one displayed in both the Old AND New Testament? Or the NON-BIBLICAL one? Think about that long and hard, folks! Mankind has always had their “traditions”. But do their “traditions” line up with the bible? If not, WHY? You will NEVER see the Easter bunny and Santa Claus in the bible. In fact, the Easter bunny and Santa Claus make a TOTAL and complete MOCKERY out of Jesus Christ/Yeshua of the bible. Did you know that, people? Do you CARE?

In bringing all this to light, I hope you will join me in worshiping the TRUE Jesus Christ Almighty/Yeshua of the bible and put away ALL things Pagan! And that includes the FALSE CHRISTIAN PAGAN holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Halloween, etc., as like I said, those holidays only serve to MOCK Jesus Christ/Yeshua! Don’t believe me? Do the research!!!!!!

And please, please do the research on the TRUE history of Christianity and Pagan Christian holidays before it’s too late. Because soon, battle lines will be drawn (spiritual battle lines). And what side you’re “pegged” on will depend on what side you LIVE ON. And what side you LIVE ON will depend on what side you BELIEVE ON. And what side you believe on will depend on which side you ABIDE ON.

We’re humans, we have free will. We can either CHOOSE to believe in AND follow the bible (the ENTIRE bible, not just HALF of it, be it Old Testament or New Testament) or we can choose that our own Paganized MANMADE TRADITIONS (FALSE Sun-day Sabbath, Christmas, Easter) are far more important to us than God/Jesus’s traditions/decrees (BIBLICAL 7th day Sabbath, Passover, Unleavened Bread, etc.) The choice is up to you. But don’t say I didn’t warn you.

We know from the bible that there is a “spirit of Anti-Christ” roaming over the land. The Devil is like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. First, Satan established the Catholic Church based on Babylonian sun worship, repackaged. Piece of pie. Then he USED the Catholic Church to PROFANE the true gospel of the everlasting God/Jesus/Almighty Yeshua. No problem. Then he FURTHER used the Catholic Church to introduce a FAKE GOSPEL ***and*** to severely persecute the Jews/Christians who DID follow and adhere to the REAL GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST/YESHUA. No problem at’tall.

Then he EVEN FURTHER used the Catholic Church to capitulate his FALSE GOSPEL TO DECEIVE THE MASSES and used the Catholic Church’s power of intimidation to further deceive pretty much ALL if not most Christian “churches” to worship on the FALSE SABBATH with a FALSE GOSPEL and a FALSE/PAGANIZED JESUS. But did Satan stop THERE? NNNNOOOOOOOOO…………He took it much, much further. He created SECTS AND DENOMINATIONS. He gutted the AKJV and KJV to create the PROFANE BIBLE VERSIONS of NIV, NSB, NKJV, etc.

And not only that but this FALSE JESUS GOSPEL MODEL will be used to FURTHER DECEIVE THE MASSES into someday soon accepting the Anti-Christ. Evangelicals often teach “Jesus can come at any minute”. And soon, a “Jesus imposter” will come upon the Earth. He will likely be of Middle-Eastern descent and will probably even look like Jesus or an Old Testament prophet. But he WILL NOT be the Jesus of the bible. And BECAUSE many of these Evangelical Christians believe Jesus can come at any minute (The “Imminent Rapture theory”), they’ll have NO PROBLEMS believing that this IMPOSTER JESUS is the real Jesus!

And Jesus Christ/Yeshua HIMSELF warned us about this in the bible:

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. 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. 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” – Matthew 24: 23~31

And INDEED, many “false Christs” have ALREADY come to *deceive many*. But what will happen when the ULTIMATE FAKE JESUS (THE ANTI-CHRIST) arrives on the scene?

Many people (specifically Christians) arrogantly think that they WON’T be deceived by such the ULTIMATE FALSE JESUS/ANTICHRIST FIGURE. However, if they’re in a Sunday-worshiping “evangelical church” that worships in/partakes of Christmas, Easter, Lent/Good Friday, etc. that reads the NEWER bible versions such as NIV, NKJV, NSV, etc. and that’s DONE AWAY WITH the biblical holidays of Passover, Unleavened Bread, etc., they’ve ALREADY been deceived!

Therefore, they’ll be “easy pickins” for the Devil AND **THE ANTICHRIST** (**THE ULTIMATE FAKE/COUNTERFEIT JESUS**) that comes to arrive on the scene. And the book of Revelation in the New Testament gives some VERY dire warnings about those who take the mark of the beast. This FAKE JESUS will require everyone, man, woman and child to take a mark in their right hand or forehead in order to be able to buy or sell.

And oddly enough, ALL world religions are awaiting a “Messiah figure”. The Muslims are waiting on the 12th Iman or the Madhi. The Buddhists are awaiting the 5th Buddha or whatever. The Jews (as a whole) rejected Jesus Christ/Almighty Yeshua as their Messiah and are “still waiting on their Messiah” (no joke). The Brahmas/Hindus are ALSO waiting on a “Messiah figure”, as are some Indigenous peoples awaiting “The Serpent god” or Quetzalcoatl reincarnation. Just like Christians are awaiting the ANTICHRIST (the FALSE JESUS figure IN PLACE OF CHRIST).

Therefore, I submit to you that THE ANTICHRIST will come as a “Messiah figure” TO THE WORLD! And all those whose names aren’t recorded in the Lamb’s Book of Life (reference: book of Revelation) WILL be deceived by this figure and take his mark! And those who take his mark will later be burned & torchured alive FOR ETERNITY in EVERLASTING FIRE!

I believe that the Anti-christ will be of Greek and/or Middle Eastern descent and look like Jesus Christ himself (though I could be wrong). The REASON why I think this is because Satan’s goal is to deceive many. Jesus Christ is the most talked about figure in history. Therefore, it makes sense to me that THAT’S the type of form or prototype that the Antichrist would choose to appear in. Satan KNOWS that evangelical Christians are waiting for Jesus. Satan KNOWS that Muslims highly regard Jesus AND are waiting on their “Muslim Messiah”. Satan KNOWS that ALL of the world’s religions are awaiting a “Messiah figure”. And since Satan’s goal is to DECEIVE MANY, what better “disguise” than the appearance/form of “Jesus Christ”? Think about it, folks!

But it all boils down to a basic question, really. Do you worship the PAGAN Jesus talked about in today’s modern-day churches or do you worship the HEBREW Jesus talked about in the bible, Old AND New Testaments? Because remember that the ENTIRE bible is a COMPLETE testament of Jesus Christ Almighty/Yeshua, nothing more, nothing less.

 

 

 

 

How to Witness for Christ: A Shy Person’s Guide

School of-Biblical-Evangelism First of all, this is a MOST EXCELLENT book on the subject! It has some VERY pertinent and TIMELY information in it! A MUST-READ! 😉 [Though ONE thing in the book I DO NOT agree with is when it “claims” that Christians are no longer required to participate in the Lord’s 7th day BIBLICAL Sabbath and BIBLICAL holidays! For we must STILL celebrate those things, people! For the Lord is the same today, yesterday, and evermore! He hails from EVERLASTING!] 

Because lets face it………Matthew 28: 19-20 is probably one of THE MOST difficult bible passages to follow and apply to one’s life, ESPECIALLY when one is “shy” or somehow “socially inept”.

You may reason within yourself : “but people don’t really listen to what I say anyways, so why would they listen to me about the things of God?”

But one thing is for sure……Jesus Christ has commanded us in Matthew 28: 19-20 to “make a disciple of all nations” as the following bible passages illustrate:

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen” [Matthew 28:18-19]


So what’s a shy person to do, you may ask?

Well, the truth is, the Lord Jesus Christ gave each and every one of us specific gifts in life and we are to use those gifts for HIS glory! For example, certain people may be shy and social situations are difficult for them. However, God made them good in OTHER areas in life, in order to make up for it. For example, lets say a person’s REALLY shy. And though they may be extremely shy and socially awkward towards others, perhaps the Lord Jesus Christ gave them the gift of photography, painting, video making, musical instrument making, writing, card-making, drawing, etc.

In other words, you don’t HAVE to stand on a street corner or in front of a Walmart/etc. and preach to people IN PERSON to effectively witness for Christ as there are MANY ways for shy people to witness for Christ. One can buy a webcam and make Youtube videos. Or one can create a WordPress blog (like me) and/or write “Notes” on Facebook, or write “anonymous letters” in the mail to people that need to be saved (just make sure to do so with Christ-like love and NO judgement on your part), or make Windows Movie Maker movies and/or use 3D Magix Creation Software (to create animated Christian movies/short films).

Or you could even custom design your own bible verse business cards/postcards/greeting cards/signs/posters with Zazzle.com to either randomly hand out to people (if you feel strong and brave enough to do so) OR to anonymously place on people’s car windshields or in other random places where people are most likely to see them/etc. And what’s great about Zazzle is that you can place pictures and text on the front AND back of the card/postcard/business card! (Another good site to try if you’re creating custom-made bible verse business cards is Vistaprint.com!)

An additional site that has some really good witnessing materials for sale is Ray Comfort’s ministry called LIVING WATERS! 

HERE, you can view & purchase “gospel tracks”: http://store.livingwaters.com/gospel-tracts.html

OR view & purchase various books on the subject of “Christian witnessing”: http://store.livingwaters.com/books.html

But note: BEFORE you place your “gospel-tract materials”, please make sure to say a prayer OVER the materials: say a prayer that each individual card or postcard will go to the person it’s meant to go to, AND that the said person who receives the card/postcard will become saved in the name of Almighty Yeshua/Jesus Christ. 

And true, some people who aren’t believers in Christ or followers of a different religion just MIGHT get offended at the “material(s)” that you use to witness to them. But so what. Not only does the Lord promise eternal blessings to those who suffer “persecution for righteousness’ sake, but IF you do a sort’ve “place cards and run” witnessing style: A) You won’t have to be there to personally see their “rejection” of your materials in person and B) the Lord Jesus Christ promises eternal rewards to those who suffer for the case of righteousness if they DO see you and bicker about the materials they see you placing there!

In fact, Jesus said in John 5:10-12:

“Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. Rejoice, and be exceedingly glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before you” [John 5:10-12]


Jesus also said in John 15: 18-25:

If the world hate you, ye know that it hated me before it hated you. If ye were of the world, the world would love his own: but because ye are not of the world, but I have chosen you out of the world, therefore the world hateth you. Remember the word that I said unto you, The servant is not greater than his lord. If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you; if they have kept my saying, they will keep yours also. But all these things will they do unto you for my name’s sake, because they know not him that sent me. If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin. He that hateth me hateth my Father also” [John 15: 18-25]


So yes, we WILL likely come up against some clamour and opposition during our “witnessing” (even if it’s done in a sort’ve hit and run witnessing style — such as placing custom made business cards with bible verses on car windshields in a parking lot somewhere). Because either someone will actually SEE you place the cards on the windshields/etc. and start to harass you or complain OR the people around you that know you (friends, family, coworker) will start haranguing you for being Christian. But the truth is, if you’re NOT being persecuted in SOME way, shape or form, that means you’re doing it wrong.

(That doesn’t mean however, that non-believers will never suffer from “temptation”, they most certainly WILL…..”hey man, come party with us tonight, bro!”, etc. etc……..SATAN TEMPTS ALL HUMAN BEINGS…….It’s just that the ones who attempt to live by God’s truth/the bible will be EVEN MORE tempted/persecuted than the average person or than the average Christian….

And the reason being is because that person/those people are more of a “threat” to Satan than the average human is. However, essentially ALL humans are a “threat” to Satan. Because humans are God’s most treasured creation and until a human is dead & gone, there is ALWAYS that potential chance that a human might be “Saved” in the name of Jesus Christ, thus, why Satan has to continually tempt ALL humans!)  

I most recently had an experience where someone close to me more or less implied: “Look at you! Look at your life! What good has it done you to serve the Lord when you’re still single/have no kids/have never been married/are still working a part-time job, even though you have a college degree?”

Well, quite frankly, that kind’ve reminded me of the story of Job (pronounced Yobe) in the Old Testament. When the angels came before the great & mighty Lord God to give their “reports” of the humans on Earth, Satan slipped in with them and God bragged to Satan about what a good & faithful servant Job (“Yobe”) was, to which Satan more or less quipped “oh yeah? it actually PAYS him to serve you, look how RICH he is, if you take away all that he owns, he will surely curse thee!”

So God took him up on the challenge and told Satan he could do whatever he wanted with Job’s possessions but that he had to spare Job himself. Well, Job was faithful to God. Satan got pissed. He once again quipped to God “if you take away Job’s HEALTH, THEN he’ll curse thee, for sure!” So, once again, the Lord God took Satan up on his challenge and allowed Job’s health to fail him, giving him painful boils all over his body.

That’s around the time when Job’s WIFE took one look at him and said “WHY DON’T YOU JUST CURSE GOD AND DIE?” I mean, it’s the same principle, here. The message from my relative was “what good has it done you to serve the Lord? LOOK AT YOU!” And I have to be honest, here….I was exceedingly glad when that happened, because it reminded me that to BE persecuted to such a degree signifies that the bible-believing Christian person is living RIGHT for God/Jesus Christ.

But it’s not just witnessing materials that let us witness for Christ and the wonderful gospel of Salvation and Eternal Life. We also witness for Christ by HOW we live our lives. Calling ourselves “Christian” on our Facebook page or on WordPress or at work/etc. only goes so far. What kind of movies or TV shows are we watching? Do we drink or cuss alot? What kind of music do we listen to? Do we have multiple tattoos running up and down our bodies? Are we angry and short-tempered people? Or are we loving, kind, generous, patient, nonjudgmental, genuine/unconditional, etc?

For example, if a person calls themselves Christian but then turns around and holds a MAJOR grudge against someone/etc. and lets it be known to several others, that’s not a very great witnessing tool. For it says to all non-believers “well, I guess it’s okay for Christians to hold grudges against people/etc, apparently since SAID CHRISTIAN is doing so”. But if a person is patient, loving, kind, generous, long-suffering, etc., that paints a whole other picture about just what a TRUE biblical-based “Christian” is supposed to be.

And the truth is, we ALL have our conversion story of how we came to faith in Jesus Christ. What’s YOURS? Tell it! Tell it to the world and don’t wait! Time is running short, people! We don’t have alot of time left before Jesus Christ returns to the Earth and once he does, that’s it, there will be NO second chances!

Someday, the heaven and the Earth are gonna pass away and a NEW HEAVEN and a NEW EARTH will be created and there will also be what’s called “the Day of Judgement” where ALL souls (meaning, ALL souls that have EVER lived upon the Earth) will be judged according to their works. Where will YOU be on that day? What will YOU say before a holy, righteous, pure God?

“Oh, I’m sorry Lord, my sin was just FAR too important to me while living on the Earth, please forgive me and spare me from the lake of fire?” Do you think the Lord Jesus is gonna listen? Despite his hundreds if not THOUSANDS of attempts he tried to make while you were living, to try to draw you close to him?

OF such souls, Jesus Christ will say:Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven. Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have cast out devils? and in thy name done many wonderful works?And then will I profess unto them, I never knew you: depart from me, ye that work iniquity [Matthew 7:21-23]

However, the souls that WERE wise, willing, brave and humble enough to follow the commands of Jesus Christ in the bible (10 commandments, Sermon on the Mount teachings which EXPANDED upon the 10 commandments, as well as all New Testament commands, etc.) and that had 100% FAITH and TRUST in him, he will say: (“His lord said unto him) “Well done, thou good and faithful servant: thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord” [Matthew 25:21]

But lets face it. As humans beings living on this Earth, we CARE about what people think of us, what our friends think of us and most specifically what our family, strangers, and coworkers think of us. It’s human nature to want to feel loved & accepted by everyone (or atleast, most people). But this idea of “I need to be accepted before mankind” is a FALSE DOCTRINE from the pits of hell! Because men are fallible but the Lord God himself is NOT fallible!

And think about it folks, who would you rather have mad at you? Fellow men/mankind or God himself? Think about that one for awhile. What’s better? Being temporarily shunned on the Earth by fellow men by being a true biblical-based Christian and then enjoying eternity with Jesus Christ someday OR fitting in with family/friends/people at work NOW by NOT being a “Christian” but then experiencing an ETERNITY in the LAKE OF FIRE, later?

But basically, Christian witnessing comes down to THIS: FEAR or FAITH. Which of THESE do you have? How you answer this question will play into rather or not you can or will be an effective witness for Christ.

2 Timothy 7 says:For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind“.

Hebrews 11:6 says:But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him”.

Usually, our lack of effective Christian witnessing comes from our FEAR of witnessing and our FEAR of witnessing comes from a LACK of faith and our LACK of faith comes from NOT FREQUENTLY READING THE TESTIMONY OF THE WORD OF GOD IN THE BIBLE (Old AND New Testaments!!!!)

 Romans 10:17 states: So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God”.

This guy says it best when he explains about how we must pick up our cross DAILY and read the Word of God DAILY in order to spiritually mature & grow.

When you very first start going out on a limb to start “witnessing” for Christ, it can kind’ve be a scary experience (especially if you’re shy and not gifted with the talent of *social gab*). But with some baby steps and some bible reading and some praying and diligently humbling thyself before the Lord, you can learn to become a more effective witness for Christ.

Trusting the “spiritual promptings” of the Holy Spirit is KEY! For example, maybe one day you see an old lady slowly walking down the street in the heat of day and a small, still voice will say to you in your mind: “hey, you should drive by, roll down your window and see if the old lady needs a ride anywhere”. And ya know what? It could later turn out to be one of the best witnessing opportunities of your LIFE! Because the truth is, there are Atheists, Hindus, Muslims, Satanists, Buddhists, Catholics, Mormons all around us.

And when the Lord tells us to act and we DON’T, well, THAT is considered “willful disobedience” and will come at a PRICE! ;( (Perhaps the person you were “supposed” to witness to about Christ that day later died in a car accident later that evening, or your refusing to give the old lady a ride in the hot summer sun caused her to later die of heat exhaustion that very same day!)

However, even though Jesus Christ is “highly disappointed” in us whenever we fail to act on his behalf, he IS always willing and waiting to forgive us if we cry out to him in prayer and vow to never disobey him again! But DO be warned: the Lord’s patience CAN wear thin if we make “willful disobedience” a habit!

Remember the ancient Israelites after they fled the land of Egypt on Moses & Aaron’s promptings and God’s command to Moses? And how much they bickered & complained, in spite of what all God did for them? He got to the point where he wanted to destroy them ALL, save for Moses and his family, but Moses pleaded with the Lord on their behalf and the Lord decided NOT to destroy them all. However, imagine what it was like for the Israelites when MOSES’S patience wore thin……..

And the Lord Jesus Christ will oftentimes gives us an “opening” to witness to such people. Maybe you hear a couple of Atheists debating amongst themselves at work rather God might possibly be theoretically “REAL” or not. That’s when you can interject and tell both of them at the same time “yes, he IS real, and here’s why!” Or perhaps your non-believing coworker comes straight up to you one day and asks: “do practicing homosexuals REALLY go to eternal condemnation in the fire after they die?”

We must try to take advantage of ANY and ALL witnessing opportunities that the Lord gives us, no matter how hard & difficult they may seem! You can EVEN do what’s called a “pre-witnessing prayer”, that is a prayer like the following: “Lord, please give me an opening today to talk about you with others. And please give me the courage, faith and strength to follow through, once so. Thank-you Lord, amen”.

And just remember: whenever you feel afraid, just think of John 16:33: “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world”.

I pray that ALL souls that read this will become a more effective witness for Christ and will start witnessing like CRAZY before the Great & Mighty Day of the Lord comes. Amen.

 

 

 

 

 

The Day I Met Jesus Christ: My Near-Death Experience

It was a hot summer day during the summer of 81′. I was around 22 months old or so. I was in the swimming pool one day and kept looking to two of my relatives: “look at ME!”, “look at ME!”, I said, as I tried to flap my arms around and swim (even WITH a life jacket on!) But after about the 6th time or so, my relatives were too engrossed in a newspaper article and weren’t looking over anymore. And just around that time, I felt a sudden urge to look up at the sky, straight INTO the sun. Almost as if something was telling me to. I can’t explain it. So I did.

And when I looked up, I saw this really, really, REALLY bright white light expanding outward of where the sun “should’ve been”. It was SO bright, I had to look away for a few seconds and readjust my eyes. When I looked back up a 2nd time, being really, really curious as to what this “white light” was, I saw this “being” dressed in white, VERY, VERY SLOWLY floating down/descending out of the clouds in the sky (in sitting position……as though he were seated on an invisible chair of sorts) and coming down towards me.

He smiled at me and waved, so I waved back at him, then went back to what I was doing earlier, trying to get the attention of my relatives. But they were STILL engrossed in the newspaper article at this point in time, so I decided I was going to try to impress them by learning to swim on my own.

I unsnapped my life jacket and unhooked the floating devices on my arms. I knew that I needed to flap around my arms and legs a bit to swim but that’s about all I knew about swimming at that point. And almost AS SOON AS I unhooked my life jacket and unplugged the floating devices on my arms, I quickly sunk under the water and wasn’t able to “flail” my way back up to the top of the surface of the water.

And as I was sinking further and further down, I felt my chest, nose, lungs, head feel like they were going to EXPLODE and then eventually feeling very light-headed & numb everywhere immediately afterwards…..Darkness…..darkness all around me. I didn’t feel the sensation of my body or the water. I didn’t feel, see, sense, or hear anything. Nothing. I PANICKED! I then cried out into the dark abyss something along the lines of “Help! I’m scared! Somebody! Anybody! HELP ME!” and just then, I looked up and saw a small square of light.

I looked toward the direction of the square of light and heard a man’s voice on the middle left-hand side of the bottom side of the pool. I then looked towards the direction of where the voice was coming from and saw this young man (that looked about the age of 25) at the left-hand bottom side of the pool floor with black hair and brown eyes who said he was my guardian angel. He then started beckoning me towards him. So I slowly walked up to him (still being completely underneath the water at this time, walking across the bottom of the pool floor).

He then said I had to go back up to the surface of the water to go talk to “the being in white”. I said to him “being?” So he tried to explain “the man in white”. I said “but I don’t WANT to go talk to the man in white, I want to stay here with YOU!” He said “you CAN’T stay here with me little one, not until it’s time for you to die and that won’t be for a very long time!” But he saw the look of hesitation on my face, so he tried to reassure me saying “don’t worry, little one, he is a nice man, an honorable man, a holy man. He created all things, including YOU. But you must speak to him now at once, he’s waiting!”

So my “guardian angel” hoisted me up on the surface of the water and the next thing I remember was that I was walking over the top of the surface of the water. And the sound of the water sounded really, really “weird”, like, distant and far away but still there (very similar to how the “ocean waves” sound in the original Legend of Zelda NES game). I tried to jump on the water and “go under” again, only I couldn’t.

“Wheeeee” I said, as I frolicked on the water. I cried out and said to my relatives: “hey, look at me! look at me! I’m walking across the water! lookie!” but they couldn’t hear or see me for some reason. And then I heard this mighty, loud laugh that shook the waters, which made me startle back in fright! I then heard this loud, booming voice that said “CHILD, HOME HERE!”.

I looked up and saw a big bearded man/spiritual being with a white rainment sitting on the pool steps at the shallow end of the pool [much similar looking to the man/spiritual being descending down out of the sky that I had seen earlier]. He kind’ve looked like one of my uncles, only I KNEW he wasn’t my uncle. I was scared. But the “man in white” promised me that if I didn’t like what he had to say, he’d leave me alone forever and I’d never have to see him again. So I slowly and hesitantly came closer to him and he sat me on his lap & splashed water on me and made me giggle! I liked him INSTANTLY!

I asked him his name. He said his name was Jesus and that he was sent down from heaven to save me. I told him “well, thank-you for saving me from the water and all but I really shouldn’t be talking to you, anymore”. He asked “why is that, little one?” I responded “my mommy told me to NEVER talk to strangers!”

He laughed so hard, the water and part of the Earth shook when he laughed. He then turned to me and gently asked “Do I look like a stranger to YOU? Can strangers come down out of the sky from the clouds of heaven and wave to you in mid-air and do strangers have the ability to shake the Earth and the waters by just the mere sound of their voice or laughter?” I shook my head and said “no”. He asked again “do you now believe that I am who I say I am?” to which I nodded my head and said “uh huh”.

He then told me to dunk myself completely under the water for a minute and then come back up to the surface of the water. So I did as I was told (please remember that moments earlier, BEFORE the “being in white” came to sit at the pool steps in the shallow end of the pool, I was unable to go underneath the surface of the water again by myself). When I came back up to the surface of the water, I felt this most amazing feeling……indescribable….. inner peace, healing and joy…..

and the “being in white” said to me: “now you are baptized in my great, heavenly name and the spirit of truth shall come upon you”. I didn’t quite understand what he meant by all that and immediately asked if he wanted me to dunk myself under the water again but he just smiled and said “no, once is good enough, now come back up and sit on my lap again, little one!” So again, I did as I was told. I trusted this “heavenly being” COMPLETELY with all my heart! 

“How OLD are you? I asked. “33” he said. “3…3?” I asked. “33” he said again. “3 – “eeee” ?” I asked. “No….33” he said once more. “3-3?” I asked again. “No, 33” he said again, holding up both his fingered hands 3 times, plus 3 fingers. “Wow, that’s really old”, I said. I then asked “Who are you? Who are you REALLY?” to which Jesus answered “why…I’m the Son of the one who made you”. I looked him over up and down 2 times and with a totally confused/perplexed look said “but you’re much too OLD to be my brother!?” and he started laughing hysterically and holding his stomach as the waters and Earth shook.

I then looked over at him once the laughing had subsided and noticed he had a couple of weird “holes” by his hands and feet. “What happened?” I asked, afraid, as I gingerly poked my finger through the “hole” in one of his hands. “I was pierced”, he said. “What’s pierced?” I asked, and as he tried to explain to me what “pierced” meant, I looked over and saw myself laying face-down on the water.

“Hey!!!!!! There’s TWO of me!!!!! There’s….ME (pointing towards my face-down body on the surface of the water), and….ME!! (pointing to myself). Hey…..how come there’s TWO of me?”. He tried to explain the difference just then between the body and the spirit, only I was too young to understand completely what he meant. “But how can there be TWO of me at the same time? That makes no sense to me!? “Child” he laughed, “you have a dizzying intellect!”.

He then talked about this “happy place” where there was no tears and only happiness and children laughing and playing all the time. He offered to take me to such a place and said I could become a “child angel” (there’s a certain word for them that he called them but I forgot). And quite frankly, I liked the idea of such a place. In fact, it even SOUNDED like just my type of place. He then added “but you’ll have to leave them [my living relatives] behind, plus you won’t be able to come back here ever again, little one”.

And just then, I looked over at a couple of my relatives. Even though I couldn’t stand the thought of leaving them behind, I really liked the idea of this “happy place” and was just about to agree to go with him when suddenly, he informed me that two of my relatives and many others out there in the world were headed on a path to darkness and that UNLESS someone tried to help save them and bring them back to the light, they would be “judged accordingly, at the End of Days”. And well, I loved my relatives. And I knew how awful it would be for ANY HUMAN BEING to be on the BAD SIDE of this *UNIQUE being*…….this person who calls himself Jesus who has the ability to make the Earth and waters shake at the mere sound of his voice……

So I thought for a bit and I said “hey Jesus……*I* can come back and try to help save some of those people, if you want! How can I be happy going to a happy place, when I know that some people are gonna be sad and go to a sad place?”. Jesus asked “even if you must be sad for awhile, in the process of trying to help save others? Even if people cruelly tease you someday, due to my name and other things? Even if the sad people headed to the sad place try to argue with you, all along the way? Even amongst much clamour and opposition?”

I said to Jesus “I would feel sad getting to go to a happy place while other people are sad in a sad place. Please let me help those people for you, Jesus. I want ALL people to be happy and go to the happy place, and not the sad place”.

Just then, Jesus’s eyes grew moistened and he said to me “your heart is pure, little one!” He then looked over at them and yelled “PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR DAUGHTER!” and that’s when they looked over and saw my lifeless body face down, arms spread out to either side on the water. [3 seconds of time in the living world is like around 30-33 minutes or so of time in the spirit world, just to specify. They had only looked away for a few seconds, approximately…it all happened so fast, see?]. One of them pulled me up out of the water and layed me down on the pavement on the side of the pool. Jesus then told me to “lay back down into my body, as if I were taking a nap or going to sleep”.

But I didn’t want Jesus to leave. I said “but Jesus……I don’t WANT you to go……we were just starting to be friends!” Jesus said to me “I’ll ALWAYS be your friend….and I’ll ALWAYS be with you……all I ask is that you remember me and serve me all the days of your life! And I’ll come back to get you someday. Until then, I need you to be strong and brave, little one! And abide in me, always! And as long as you remember me, I’ll NEVER leave you and I’ll NEVER forsake you! Just trust me!” and without another word, my soul was back in my body and pain shot all throughout my body. My chest, head, nose and lungs hurt like YOU WOULDN’T BELIEVE and I started immediately coughing up water……ALOT of water…..I was coughing up SO much water, that I thought I was dying again for a moment there…….

And as soon as I completely came to, I asked “where’s the being in white? where’s the man in white? He was just here a second ago! He looked like uncle ——, only, he wasn’t uncle ——–! He said his name was Gee-gee….??”

“Jesus?” one of my relatives asked. “Yes, Jesus! That’s it! That’s what he said his name was!” I said.

“It’s a MIRACLE!” my relative said, eyes looking upward towards the sky.

So that’s the story of how I came to know of Jesus Christ. I had NO previous knowledge of him prior to this whole experience. It’s how I came to know OF him, who he is, what he did, etc.

Not long after my N.D.E., one of my relatives purchased me a children’s illustrated bible and taught me all about Jesus Christ (the parts about Jesus Christ & his history that hadn’t yet been revealed to me during the near-death experience) and as I read about Jesus in the pages of the bible, I just have to cry tears of joy as I think to myself “oh my gosh, that is THE JESUS that came down from heaven to save me! THE JESUS that splashed water on me & sat me in his lap! THE JESUS that brought me back to life!”

BIBLE PIC

1970 Hardcover, [white padded cover], by J.F. Allen & illustrated by Carlo Tora – Can be purchased at: http://www.amazon.com/The-Illustrated-Childrens-Bible-Stories/dp/B000QJDOKI

And I feel forever blessed & amazed that Jesus Christ chose to save ME. I mean, he could’ve just let me die and stay forever dead if he had wanted to. But he didn’t. I feel so blessed. That was simply the most GREATEST moment of my ENTIRE LIFE! Nothing eclipses the moment I met Jesus Christ in person. NOTHING.

But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven” [Matthew 19:14]

Take heed that ye despise not one of these little ones; for I say unto you, That in heaven their angels do always behold the face of my Father which is in heaven” [Matthew 18:1o]

Prophecy of End Times in 80’s Music Song?

It wasn’t until most recently that I began to re-examine this song called “Silent Running” by Mike & the Mechanics from the 80s (1985 to be exact). When you look at the lyrics and listen to the words, they seem to hint at a future war-like state (possibly of the whole entire world). And this goes hand in hand with bible prophecy.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ep7W89I_V_g

NOTE: For more info, please see my more detailed post on the subject, which breaks down each part of the song and music video and talks about the prophetic significance of each:

https://yeshua777.wordpress.com/?s=WWIII

Take the children and yourself
And hide out in the cellar
By now the fighting will be close at hand
Don’t believe the church and state
And everything they tell you
Believe IN me, I’m with the high command

Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?
Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?

There’s a gun and ammunition
Just inside the doorway
Use it only in emergency
Better you should pray to God [Jesus Christ?]
The Father and the Spirit
Will guide you and protect from up here [heaven?]

Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?
Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?

Swear allegiance to the flag
Whatever flag they offer
Never hint at what you really feel
Teach the children quietly
For some day sons and daughters
Will rise up and fight while we stood still

Can you hear me, [Jesus Christ?] can you hear me running?
Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?
Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?
Can you hear me, can you hear me running?
Can you hear me running, can you hear me calling you?

Can you hear me running (can you hear me calling you?)
(Can you hear me) hear me calling you?
(Can you hear me running) hear me running babe [child of God?]
(Can you hear me running) hear me running?
Calling you, calling you