DID YOU KNOW ?

E N D TIMES … BACK to YOUR  FUTURE

WHO ARE YOU…. REALLY  ? ? ?

Did you know…

that GOD has revealed the Past, the Present and the Future of the human race in HIS Bible?

Did you know…

that if you seriously read His Words you will be shocked to see that you are there, written on every page, because your DNA is filled with Sin, and God looks upon you as part of Fallen Humanity? Part of the Many that the Lord will Destroy at His 2nd Coming?

Did you know

that one of the Main Signposts in God’s Word of the coming end of this current world system is that “Morality will be turned upside down and that what is right will become wrong and what is wrong will become right?

Did you know

Your future… will greet you with either SHOCK or AWE.

Did you know

You need…insight into what really is going on in this world & what is coming soon.

Did you know

You need… to begin a journey into the Word of God, so you will be prepared for YOUR Future.

Did you know

You need… to find a Biblical World View of Events.

Did you know

Your Personal journey begins with your understanding the very first sentence in the Book of Genesis and will be complete when you read the last sentence in the Book of Revelation.

Genesis 1:1 “In the BEGINNING, GOD Created the Heavens and the Earth”.

Revelation 22:21 “and He who testifies to these things says, YES, I AM coming quickly. AMEN…Come LORD JESUS.

Without the ONE TRUE TRIUNE GOD Living In YOUR HEART… you will be LOST,

Living in the DARKNESS ALONE and you will NEVER…. FOREVER be FOUND !

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Is it the Morning or the Mourning of the Church?

The Morning of the Church – It’s Beginning
When the church was born at Pentecost the new life of the church was exhilarating.
It was pure it was powerful it was productive. They were devoted to prayer and worship and the Apostles Doctrine.

And they gathered every day to engage in all of those things. The result was a powerful evangelistic impact in those early days. The church grew in just a few weeks from the 3,000 at Pentecost to an excess of 20,000 embracing Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

The early chapters of the book of acts chronicle the transforming days of the dawning of the morning of the church. When the Son of God lite up the sky. The church was filled with truth, filled with faith, filled with Love, filled with generosity, filled with passion for the lost, filled with hope and all of that was influenced by the teaching, preaching and the writing of the Apostles of Jesus Christ and those associated with Him.

But even in the purity of those infant days. When the passion was high and the truth prevailed and people were exhilarated in their newfound life. Even in those early days the Holy Spirit gave the Apostles the privilege of looking into the not to distant future.

The Mourning of the Church – It’s Ending
And in looking into the future the Holy Spirit allowed the Apostles to see something frightening, something terrifying, something mystifying, and something unbelievable.

What did the Holy Spirit show them and what did they prophesy?
That Jesus would return, YES
That the world would one day be destroyed, YES
That the universe would melt in an atomic holocaust, YES
That sinner’s would finally be judged, YES
That believer’s would be raptured, YES
That believer’s would be taken to Glory, YES
That believer’s would be rewarded, YES
That there would be a Messianic Kingdom on earth with Christ as King, YES
That eventually there would be a New Heaven and New Earth, YES
That the Gospel would even be preached to the ends of the earth, YES
That the Church would grow and flourish, YES

The Apostles preached about that, wrote about that and reminded the believers that Jesus spoke about that. But beyond that, there was one un-believable, un-thinkable, un-imaginable, bizarre and strange reality that the Apostles predicted.

That the church, would defect from the Truth and become perverted in its understanding of Scripture. That the church; would abandon the TRUE Gospel and preach a False Gospel and Abandon Christ.
Above taken from Sermon Series on Book of Jude by Pastor Teacher John MacArthur –
www.gty.org

This can only happen to a church filled with False Teachers, Teaching False Doctrine to immature Christians who are Biblical Illiterates and cannot discern truth from error and worship a different Jesus.

To the False Teachers among us:

Jude 1:12-14
“These are the men who are hidden reefs in your love feasts when they feast with you without fear, caring for themselves; clouds without water, carried along by winds; autumn trees without fruit, doubly dead, uprooted; wild waves of the sea, casting up their own shame like foam; wandering stars, for whom the black darkness has been reserved forever.”

To the Immature Christians among us:

Jude 1:17-21
“But you, beloved, ought to remember the words that were spoken beforehand by the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ, that they were saying to you, “In the last time there will be mockers, following after their own ungodly lusts.” These are the ones who cause divisions, worldly-minded, devoid of the Spirit. But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.”

Our Blessed HOPE – The New Beginning
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sAZcrbMmVKE
Listen and Watch, be Blessed and Comforted.
“The New Jerusalem by Michael Card”

If you believe in JESUS, yours is a different destiny.
You will live in a place with no death, no pain, no mourning cry, where
God Himself will wipe the tears from every weeping eye.

WORSHIP that Reaches to HEAVEN

Since 1985 I have grown up in the Sanctuary of the Church with beautiful Hymns and worship songs that touch me deeply. But hearing Messianic Jewish music and their lyrics with such rich meanings touches me deeper than anything else. I am a Messianic Jew. My life is rooted in Yeshua for He holds me together with Himself on HIS Cross. The Cross-of wood whose roots go deep into the Judean desert into which it was planted 2,000 years ago. His Cross stands outside the Easter Gate of the City of Jerusalem.

THE CROSS THAT IS THE REAL TREE OF LIFE !

If God had chosen music to be played in the desert when John the Baptist said “BEHOLD…the Lamb of God who comes to take away the sins of the world.” It would have been Messianic Praise Music and would have lifted John’s Soul into the presence of God as it does mine.

Take the time to read the Testimony of John the Baptist (A Jew) in
John 1: 19-34. John was the prophesied forerunner of the Messiah. John was an obedient voice crying in the wilderness and baptizing in the wilderness because God told him that one day he would recognize the Messiah in the Jordan River in the waters of Baptism.

Later John would be in prison awaiting his death by beheading. His faith had wavered not understanding that He too would have to carry His own CROSS-to follow Christ. He sent word to Jesus and asked, “Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?”

Jesus replied, “Go back and report to John what you hear and see: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is preached to the poor. Blessed is the man who does not fall away, on account of me.” (Matthew 11:2-6)

Those words of Christ were good enough for John to face his death in peace. The same words representing the credentials of the Messiah of Israel should also be good enough for you to both recognize HIM and then choose to live your life for HIM.

Remembering My Mommy

 

My mother told me the story of arriving at Auswiche with her sister and her sister’s children, nine-year-old Teddy and 11-year-old Lillian.

The four of them were in one line and a Nazi soldier pulled my mother out of the line and put her in a separate line by herself. My mother left the line 3 times to go back to be with her sister and her children.

Each time she was beaten and thrown into the other line. The last time she was beaten with clubs and physically could not get back. She was carried along by other people, unable to walk.

Her eyes were locked on three precious souls, the four hearts beat as one as the three slowly disappeared from her view.

Her last memory would be seeing the silent scream on the face of her sister as her two children clinging to her, walked together into the gas chamber, into the darkness of a past that haunted her for the rest of her life.

Why wasn’t my mother allowed to stay in the line with her sister and the two children?

She didn’t know that the line her sister and children were in meant death in the gas chamber and that the other line meant life…but God did. Because I was born in the mind of God in Eternity Past Before HE Created the Heavens and Earth. God had already Pre-destined me to come to FAITH in HIS SON JESUS, the MESSIAH of ALL Nations, at 38 years old.

After the war my mother began a new life. She was a holocaust survivor, like my father. Unlike my father’s family who all came out alive, my mother lost everyone she loved. She came here alone. All the love she had for her family was now focused on me and she lived the rest of her life for me and lived through me.

She spent the remainder of her life confused and in tears.
She would continually be filled with anxiety for each step in
life I would take…always afraid that she would lose me. She is always on my mind and lives within my heart. I will carry her memory filled with tears; until the LORD Wipes Away My Tears FOREVER.

Grateful Dead

In Times Like These…

1Corinthians 15:52 “In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.”

In America there is no raging inferno of spiritual fire. This country is but a glowing ember of what it once was. So we look around ourselves and within ourselves and wonder how God will still use us in another great awakening.

This Christian country so introspective and filled with spiritual pride cannot see that it is blind, deaf, and dumb. There is a great famine in this land, not of food, but of the Word of God and His Doctrine.

Gods Truth along with its Sound Doctrine has become a faint echo carried by the wind. The ability of so called Christians to discern truth from error is more difficult than trying to grasp running water with their hands. The Apostate Churches are on the raise while the churches that change to please the culture are filled with Tares that choke out the Remnant of the true Wheat.

I personally do not believe that there will be any great awakening in this country prior to the time of the Great Tribulation.

Yes a great awakening is promised. But that great awakening will come during the Tribulation, not before it. The great awakening of believers will be lead by 144,000 Jews, 12,000 Chosen from each of the 12 tribes of Israel who will be sealed and protected by God.

This great awakening of New Believers during the Tribulation will be forged out of the pain and suffering of those people who will be touched by the Spiritual Holy Fire given to them by the Holy Spirit.

It’s interesting how we believers here in America talk about the times we live in. We talk about our problems as Christian’s in a land of plenty. We believe that persecution is coming, but we are afraid of what that might mean. We really want to die quietly in our beds or be taken in the promised rapture of the church.

We fear the word tribulation because of the biblical apocalyptic symbolism it forebodes. Here in the land of plenty there is no pain attached to our faith in Christ, we are insulated and protected from carrying our Cross.

But, this is not so in the world around us. It’s as if we live on an island, insulated by water. The world boils around us; we never feel the heat we only watch at a safe distance as the world slowly falls apart before our eyes on television.

The saddest part of all is that we cry out to the heavens not for the souls of people and those we love; but to keep our material goods. The same stuff of life that keeps us in chains while we live on planet earth will keep us shackled in chains for eternity.

When this vapor of smoke, your life here is over and some stranger walks by your grave, will ”Blameless”… be written on your grave marker?

Will you be one of the “GRATEFUL DEAD”?

Happy Mothers Day !

As a Father I want to tell you how much I respect and admire Mothers. God has given you a gift that He has not given to men. God has given you a heart that is capable of expressing unconditional love for your Children and Grand Children; no matter what life brings.

You also have had more involvement in raising and molding your Children and Grandchildren; to be the people that GOD wants them to be.

You have the ability to see through the eyes of Love; no matter what life brings.  Each of you is truly blessed as a Mother. And the Lord of LIFE, the LORD of LOVE…JESUS wishes you…  a Happy Mother’s Day.

There have been a number of Mothers stories told in the Bible. Yet there is One Woman who has been blessed from Heaven more than all the others.

She also serves as a True Example for Earthly Mothers to follow.

Her Hebrew name is Miriam…you would know her as Mary: The Mother Who is Blessed among Women

Mary, a virgin pledged to a man named Joseph, was also visited by the angel Gabriel. He said to her in Luke 1:31,

Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. The Lord God will give him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over Jacob’s descendants forever; his kingdom will never end.”

Mary wondered at how this would be possible, and the angel told her, “The Holy Sprit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.” Mary embraced these words in faith. When she visited her cousin Elizabeth, Elizabeth proclaimed, “Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the child you will bear!” Mary believed God would fulfill His promise.

An angel of the Lord also visited Joseph, who put him at ease with Mary’s pregnancy. As we read in Matthew 1, Joseph took Mary to be his wife, but they did not consummate the marriage until after she had given birth. Mary and Joseph traveled to Bethlehem for a census, where she gave birth in the humblest of environments, a Stable filled with animals.

Mary treasured up many things in her heart as she raised Jesus, but she also had to endure the greatest sacrifice of all time—her son was the Son of God and He had come to give Himself up as a sacrifice, the one and only sacrifice that could be made for mankind. She had to watch Him suffer, be tortured and mocked, and die a cruel death on a cross by crucifixion.

The cross cut deeply into Mary’s heart. Despite the pain, Mary was there. She was a mother from the beginning, and a mother at the end. A mother called by God never relinquishes the title of Mother.

When a woman becomes a mother, there is an instant realization that the day will almost certainly come when pain will be part of her life. The crosses are different for every family, but frankly, the crosses usually come. There may be a divorce, or disease, or death. There may be harsh words, and unacceptable actions. There may be tough love, and impossible nights.

Through it all, mothers called by God will be a Mother for Eternity. There is nothing like a mother’s love.

What a gift from God, to live long enough for parenting to make sense! Some parents live long enough to see God’s plan for their children. Some see God working in the lives of their grandchildren. Some surely only see God’s plan from the halls of heaven.

Scripture tells parents in Proverbs 22:6   “Train up a child in the way he should go, Even when he is old he will not depart from it.”

There are so many solid principles for parenting in the Bible, no parent can afford to not know them. If you’re going to be a godly parent, be sure to be immersed in God’s Word, fully committed to the calling He’s given you.

John 19 tells us,

Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to her, ‘Woman, here is your son,’ and to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother.’ From that time on, this disciple took her into his home.”

Even while He was dying, Jesus cared for His mother and gave her a new son to love her. Mary was blessed among women, for she was chosen by God to bear His Son and raise Him. Though there was death there was yet joy for Mary, as her son did not stay dead. He rose again from the grave, securing eternity for her and all who would believe.

With a heavy heart…

As an only child and at the age of 71, I am the repository of all the memories of my mother and father.

When I die and go to be with the Lord, there will be no one left to remember my parents. If they knew Christ as their Savior and Lord (which they do not), then there would be a reunion in heaven between us. But I do not have that to look forward to and neither do they. When I go to be with the Lord He promises to wipe away every tear from my eyes regarding this journey of life; here on this veil of tears we call earth.

He will somehow heal my broken heart and give me peace and I believe forgetfulness of all those whom I loved and cherished while here, but will never see again. So in a true sense I will have forgotten my parents, never to be remembered again. But my parents will be in another place, not together, but alone with all their memories of the life they lived.

Memories that will be remembered by each of them and reviewed forever.

Who do you know and love more than your own life that does not know Jesus Christ as Savior? Look around you at. …Your wife, your husband, your brother, your sister, your child (son or daughter), your grandchildren, your relatives, your best friends…the list can go on and on for most of us. By keeping your mouth closed about your faith do you understand that you are helping them condemn themselves?

That’s not what God wants and that should not be what you want.

There are many creative ways to share the Word of God. Don’t ever give up, keep on trying.  Someday it will be too late and those whom God has put in your path will be forgotten to you…because you won’t be here anymore. They will miss the reunion. They will miss a new universe that God has created to give us dominion over with purpose and joy. They will miss the forever joy of a journey without end.

When it is all over, there is nothing more important for you to do than to share your faith and speak to them about their need for a Savior. Should they die before you; you do not want to carry the emotional anguish because you kept your mouth shut.  Jesus  Said…

“I AM the WAY the TRUTH and The LIFE”…. there is NO OTHER WAY to Heaven but through ME.

Your blessing will be to forget them….

they have no blessing…

they will become the FORGOTTEN.

In the Fullness of Time

 

In the fullness of time is a very strange phrase. When you add the word fullness to the word time you think it means the end of time. The phrase “in the fullness of time” is found only one place in the Bible; which is the Autobiography of God.

Have you ever in your lifetime given any thought at all to where the concept of time comes from?

Do you know where or when time began?

It is only recently after heart surgery that time has become an interesting study for me. Based on the insurance company’s actuary table calculations of the life expectancy of men, I only have a few good years left to live.

If I really believed that I certainly would be one very depressed person. Yet being a human with a mind to think and having the ability to reason along with being able to discern what is true ….I am not unhappy at all.

Why you may ask? Because I am held firmly in the hands of the great I AM. HE created me and HE created time. The phrase “in the fullness of time” can be found in the book of Ephesians Ch.1 vs 3-10. It refers to the birth of the Messiah…the SAVIOR….who came for one purpose to SEEK and SAVE the LOST….who desperately need to be FOUND.

HE literally came to Save YOU from yourself and give you the Gift of Life for an ETERNITY of TIME.

The Fathers Tears

HIS CROSS

When we think about the Easter Story it is Jesus who takes center stage. Yet there is another within the Easter Story whose tears we rarely, if ever think about. Have you given any thought to the Tears of GOD the FATHER for HIS SON JESUS at the CROSS ?

“My child God said to me. I wanted to tell you personally what the Crucifixion of My Son meant to me.

You have children and grandchildren and I know you love them. I know that you would do all you could to protect them from harm and that you would gladly take upon yourself their death. I know this because you were created in my image with the ability to Love.

I know that if men took your child and beat him with whips that ripped both flesh and bone from his back…that you could not be restrained.

I know if men forced your child to carry a beam of heavy wood down the street as people swore at him, mocking him, and spitting on him… that you could not be restrained.

I know if men forced your child to lie down on that cross and then drove nails through his feet and hands to hold him there…that you could not be restrained.

Could you Ernie? The Lord asked softly…no Lord I said quietly.

I stood and watched as they did all those things to my Son. I stood there not for His sake but for yours, because He took that punishment not for His sake but for yours….I honored you through His Pain. But Ernie, when Jesus…MY SON cried out …MY GOD…MY GOD…WHY HAVE YOU FORSAKEN ME?

That was more than I could bear, so I turned away and cried uncontrollably. My Son had wept over Jerusalem; and now I wept over my Son. Yes, I could not look upon the Worlds Sins that MY Son was bearing, but even more than that, if I had looked at HIM at the moment HE said those words…I knew in my heart …

THAT I COULD NOT BE RESTRAINED !

WHAT IS PRAYER?

 

Prayer Is simply talking to God. He speaks to us…we listen. We speak to Him…He listens. Its a two-way process……..Speaking and Listening.

Our faith is not based on legends, fairy tales or myths.
Nor is our faith in Christ a religion; it is a RELATIONSHIP, based on the privileges of adoption into a family of faith. Unlike all religions, only Christianity (Old and New Testament) can be defended logically thru History, Archeology and Science as a testimony to your mind.

And no other holy book from any of the world’s religions uses Gods Pre-Written History called Prophecy, as a testimony to your heart that the Bible is the Inerrant Word of the True and Living God.

God asks you to press Him hard with fervent persistent prayer when you bring your desires before Him. BUT, we need to remember that Gods answer to our prayers can be yes or no and that His silence can mean either. He will answer you at the right time and in His way. He alone is Sovereign, and He will answer you according to HIS WILL, not yours.

I suggest to you that you begin searching the Scriptures to understand what His will is for you. You will find to your surprise that His Will for you fits perfectly into the reason He lets you take another breath and live another day.

His Will is for you is to Understand the Times and the Season you are living in. And that JESUS is Coming Very Soon. So, you NOW should be Motivated to share the GOSPEL with everyone you Love Dearly. What is the Loudest Sound that will come down to Earth from Heaven, but heard ONLY by the FEW and not the Many?

Soon the Trumpet Will Sound and You will be gone. But who will you be leaving behind to experience the Wrath of the Lamb? Your Joy will be that you will forget them forever, Because Jesus will wipe away all your tears. Their Pain will be that they will Remember you forever, crying out in the dark ….Why didn’t you TELL ME?