We’re All Becoming Useful Idiots

 

Impose My Atheism

The anti-Christian Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) sent a vehement letter to Northern Illinois University (NIU) demanding it remove the Bible from the university’s hotel rooms.

Why? Because angry atheists find it “obnoxious.”

In response the University gave into this complaint and removed ALL the Gideon-placed Bibles from their hotel rooms. No resistance. No court of law. No rational response. Just do what we’re told or suffer ‘Bad Press.’

This is but another in a long line of minority-opinions given credence, under the mistaken assumption that the U.S. is NOT a Christian Nation and to make non-believers comfortable the majority must consider their feelings and alter over 200 years of American history.

The U.S. Supreme has ruled that The Bible is Free Speech and, as such, may be voiced and distributed in public places, under our Constitution.

So, how do these anti-God groups continue to win [simply by writing a letter of condemnation]?

The answer is in found in Stalin’s use of the phrase “Useful Idiots.” A concept drawn from Vladimir Lenin’s plan to conquer the world through Communism, with Russia ultimately ruling over all.

In the U.S. it was Saul Alinsky, the child of Jewish Russian immigrants settled in Chicago. His chosen field of endeavor was architecture but the Great Depression thwarted his goals. He was eventually hired by the State of Illinois as a criminologist, but also began working as an organizer with the Congress of Industrial Organizations (The C.I.O.), part time.

By 1939, he became less active in the labor movement and more active in general community organization. His purpose was to “turn scattered, voiceless discontent into a united protest.” He also won the admiration and praise of Adlai Stevenson (a one-time Presidential Candidate with the Democrat Party), who said Alinsky, “most faithfully reflects our ideals of brotherhood, tolerance, charity and dignity of the individual.”

Saul Alinksy died in 1972, after writing two important books: “Rules For Radicals,” and “Reveille For Radicals.” It would be a young Wellesley student (Hillary Rodham) who would make Alinksy a somewhat household name among political radicals.

Hillary wrote her Senior Thesis [1969] on Alinsky’s “Rules For Radicals,” having met him at a Church (?) Youth Meeting in Chicago. Admittedly, her Thesis was a critique of the book, not a tribute. However, she closed her thesis by emphasizing that she thought Alinsky deserved a place in the pantheon of social activists, alongside Martin Luther King, Walt Whitman and Eugene Debs (labor leader and 5-time Socialist Party Candidate for President].

Another Democrat by the name of Barak Obama would also mention Alinsky in his book: Dreams From My Father. Mentored by the communist Frank Marshall, a man whom the 1951 report of the Commission on Subversive Activities (Territory of Hawaii), and the U.S. House Un-American Activities Committee accused of being involved in several communist-front organizations, Marshall would be (in Obama’s words) like a second father to him.

What did Alinksy say? He outlined 8 Rules For Radicals: How To Create A Social State. It’s proven to be quite simple. The eight rules are:

  1. Control healthcare and you control the people
  2. Increase the Poverty level as high as possible, poor people are easier to control and will not fight back if you are providing everything for them to live.
  3. Increase the debt to an unsustainable level. That way you are able to increase taxes, and this will produce more poverty.
  4. Remove the ability to defend themselves from the Government. That way you are able to create a police state.
  5. Take control of every aspect of their lives (Food, Housing, and Income)
  6. Take control of what people read and listen to – take control of what children learn in school
  7. Remove the belief in God from the Government and from Schools
  8. Divide the people into the wealthy and the poor. This will cause more discontent and it will be easier to take (Tax) the wealthy with the support of the poor.

Does any of this sound familiar? It is a simplified version of Lenin’s Plan. It demands Central Control of all Governmental Agencies and Policies. It works to create a social system divided into two parts: 1. Leaders and 2. Workers.

Leaders know what’s best and can be trusted to use wealth properly. Workers do not know what’s best and are therefore relegated to do the menial (and necessary) work.

Standing between this Ideal and our current Reality, is God! God is NOT a Communist, nor a Socialist. God advocates for Individual Responsibility, governed by the noblest of ideals: The Bible.

NOW do you understand why Bibles must be removed from the public discourse and domain?

NOW do you understand why our lower courts support these demands?

NOW do you understand the Calls for Gun Control, Federal Educational Guidelines, Universal Healthcare, as well as an Insane National Debt?

Only God stands between Them and Us! NOW do you understand all the talk about how the U.S. is not now / has never been a Christian Nation?

The technical reality, however, is that biblical principles have dominated the thinking and polices of this nation, since it’s inception….until now.

So….What Policies Do YOU Support? You just may be a “Radical!”

 
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Lindsay Miller Has A Colander On Her Head

Spaghetti Monster

LOWELL, Mass. — Lindsay Miller of Lowell, Massachusetts, who identifies as a member of the “Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster” or “Pastafarianism,” thought it was unfair of the government to discriminate against her religious beliefs, simply because they’d never heard of it.

“If people were permitted to wear religious garments in government ID photos, then it must extend to those who follow the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster,” Miller said.

You’re laughing at this. In March of 2006, a book was published to explain The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, saying in part: “Behold the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM), today’s fastest growing carbohydrate-based religion. According to church founder Bobby Henderson, the universe and all life within it were created by a mystical and divine being: the Flying Spaghetti Monster.”

They call themselves Pastafarians and conduct  worship services, which feature pirate talk and are attended by congregants in dashing buccaneer garb.

Others, it says, are drawn to the Church’s flimsy moral standards, religious holidays every Friday, or the fact that Pastafarian heaven is way cooler: Does your heaven have a Stripper Factory and a Beer Volcano?

CharismaNews.com reports that the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, which is really First Church Somerville (Mass),  apparently a United Church of Christ group, along with its pastor “Serenity Jones,” [James Adams] will be holding a “Drag Gospel” event replete with dressing up and using creativity, artistic and musical talent and fashion, to praise God.

The Festival proclaims that God can be a ‘diva’ and a ‘girl,’ and welcomes drag queens or drag kings, those who are gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transgendered or still playing hard to get. The Message? Jesus loves you…and so do we!

HERE’S THE POINT: [actually two]: With The Church of Jesus Christ fragmenting into all sorts of beliefs and practices (many of which are not Christian at all), Why Not?  AND…What better way to marginalize Truth than to offer a myriad of versions? This one just happens to be more obviously silly.

What about the Religious Systems which are based on biblical Law? There are Bible verses to condemn this yet it doesn’t stop people from believing in it and it certainly doesn’t stop them from claiming to be Christians. I think of the 7th Day Adventists, the Church of God In Christ, 7th Day Baptists and even some Lutherans, not to mention Mormons who recently started thinking of themselves as Christians.

I mentioned awhile back, on The Bible Forum, how when Political Leaders want to change things, they tend to marginalize their opposition. It’s done on small scales and large, even National Leaders attempting to change the entire social or political system.

Where do they get these ideas? From the Prince of Liars! Not certainly infinite in wisdom and knowledge, but a good student of human nature. Nothing about biblical Christianity appeals to the human heart, nor makes sense to one who is entirely cut off from God. To these folks a Spaghetti Monster Religion is just as viable as biblical Christianity.

The Real Danger is in so marginalizing The Truth that it becomes ‘unTruth,’ in the minds and hearts of those leading this country. I doubt I could wear a hat while having my Driver’s License picture made, let alone a colander, nor would I want to.

However, men have created all sorts of clerical garb to identify themselves as religious leaders. They seek immediate respect from those who observe their clothing and headgear. I must say it’s a great system, if you want instant respect and a free lunch. However, if you’re looking for God’s approval, it’s going to take a great deal more than a colander!

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Why Can’t Johnny Read? Because He Makes A Better Citizen of The World This Way!

Educ In America
When you listen to Progressive Politicians, Educators and Clergy, do they make sense? Only if you’ve been indoctrinated into The New World Order.

What’s That? It’s a Progressive Philosophy aimed at bringing the whole world together around key concepts of Life, Finance, Governance, Education, Morality, etc.

Who are these people? They are so-called Public School Graduates!

Consider: John Dewey [Father of Modern American Education]: a humanistic psychiatrist and friend of socialism (at the least), wrote: “[Educational value is judged]… by what is done for the masses in freeing their life, in giving them a sense of security, safety, in opening to them access to recreation, leisure, new enjoyments and new cultivations of all sorts.

One of the first changes made was in Reading. No more phonetics! Now, it’s Sight Reading: See Spot Run? This one change altered American Education forever!

We are reaping the result of Dewey’s experiment in that 30% of our children cannot read well. Black and Latino students do worse at 53% & 52% respectfully. In 2009, 40% of Atlanta’s 4th grade could not read at grade level. In New York 80% of the City’s Community College students need remedial reading, writing and math! Poor reading also partly explains the 63-percent increase in the nation’s special education population.

One out of every three 4th graders read Below Basic proficiency, according to National Assessment of Educational Progress [the federal exam of academic achievement] although slightly lower than the 36 percent of fourth graders reading Below Basic in 2002, the average reading score remains almost unchanged.

Black and Latino students — the latter of which include first-generation Americans from immigrant homes — do poorly; 53 percent of black fourth-graders and 52 percent of their Latino counterparts are reading Below Basic.

The illiteracy levels know no income barrier: Forty-nine percent of poor students read Below Basic proficiency while a (less-abysmal) 21 percent of wealthier students also have poor reading comprehension skills.

News Flash! One of the easiest things we can do is teach a child to read. They want to read and when they get the tools, they ‘take off.’ [there are exceptions, of course]. Take away the tools [what the letters sound like] and you’ve now limited proficiency to a particular group, disproportionately female. Colleges are now 55% female.

By far, however, is the cost in literacy and comprehension — of the English language! More and more people cannot comprehend what’s being said or written, IF they even care.

Result? We can’t understand basic instructions. We can’t read / understand a contract to buy a car. We can’t find low-level employees who can follow the ‘Operating Procedures’ or the ‘Plan-o-grams.’ If it’s not verbal, don’t expect very much.

Now, do you understand how politicians and shysters [preachers?] are able to get what they want? IF we can read, we have little idea as to WHAT it is we’re reading. THIS IS DELIBERATE!

And The Change-Agents know it! I just scrapped an Article about LifeWay Research [Research and Marketing Arm of the Southern Baptist Convention] because they did a study of pastors, making a distinction between Protestant and Evangelical pastors in some results, but not all. Protestant & Evangelical Churches are like Night & Day, when it comes to Theology.

THIS IS NOT HELPFUL! But, how many know or care? Watch the ‘Man-On-The-Street’ interviews as they ask basic questions about our Government and/or who running for Public Office. It’s Educational!

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Coming Financial Meltdown

Death of Money
Texas is preparing for the collapse of the U.S. Dollar! Houston’s Radio Station KTRH is reporting the plans for Texas to ‘repatriate $1 bn of gold bullion from New York to Texas.’

Texas wants to be positioned to not only take care of herself but to be “a commodities hub for the continent,” according to State Rep. Giovanni Capriglione.

Before you write this off as just another Out-Sized Texas Attitude, consider:
– There is over $1 Trillion changing hands every month in the U.S.
– But, there is only $1.5 Trillion in circulation, worldwide.
This is called ‘Monetary Velocity,’ and when it’s this up-side-down, it’s NOT a good sign!

So, how does the world operate? On Credit! The world is moving credits around, which are largely just numbers on a balance sheet. And the Credit System is Insolvent to the tune of 6 times the 2007 crash.

Today, our financial system is $57 trillion MORE in debt than in 2008.
In 2000, the .com industry went bust — threatening the money supply
In 2008, the housing industry went bust — damaging the rest
Since then the Fed has been pumping money into the system, watering down the value of the dollar, with the so-called Big Players taking money out of the system for years, stock-piling it for what they see as ‘hard times’ coming.

Experts suggest it would take only 3 hours for the Entire System to collapse and Stop! Experts predict a day when ATMs will stop working and businesses will no longer take credit cards. Trucks will stop running, Stores will stop receiving deliveries. You will stop getting paid!

When? Many analysts think we’re Over Due! All that would be necessary is for the world to ‘lose faith’ in the American Dollar and it would be 1930 All Over Again….Only Worse!! There are several nations and groups working to create a New Global Currency. Should that happen our dollar wouldn’t even make good wall paper.

You’ve heard the term: Quantitative Easing? That’s The Federal Reserve pumping money into the system by buying Bonds. At their last meeting the expectation was that they would raise interest rates. They didn’t! Why not? Because the economy is NOT Responding!

It’s been more than 8 years since The Market started to crumble and there is no improvement in sight! J.P. Morgan no longer permits cash to be stored in their Bank Vaults. Chase discourages people from paying Cash for their new cars. Bank of America is reported to have ‘nearly arrested’ a man for trying to pay cash for his home. In Louisiana it is now illegal to purchase precious metals with cash.

In Case of Emergency, What Happens?
1. The Banks Shut Down! ATMs cease dispensing money.
2. Your Credit Cards will no longer work….anywhere.
3. Merchants will stop accepting cash…at some point
4. The Entire System will Re-boot (eventually) with The Dollar pegged lower.

How low? Right now our dollars are worth about 8 cents in real money. But, that’s just buying power, not actual value. Expect to pay $5 for a pack of gum.

What’s Going On?

Biblically: The world is getting ready for Anti-Christ. The chaos will demand a Strong World Leader to get things under control.

Financially: We are 5 – 8 generations past The Great Depression and at least 4-6 beyond any that understands financial reality! The average family spends everything they make and borrows 10’s of thousands more, just for essentials, not counting the $40,000 pick up trucks and $8000 vacations.

Politically: Men have pursued personal wealth and power at the expense of The Masses. Liberals, Socialists and Opportunists have spent-and-spent-and-spent, seeing no end to the money supply….meaning our ability to pay taxes.

Spiritually: The “Law of The Harvest” is kicking in: Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.” [Gal 6:7] You can’t play the numbers forever.

The O.M.B. says that more than 40% of all government spending goes to programs included in the Index of Dependence on Government.[fiscal 2012/13]

Forbes says we’ve reached the 50% mark of Americans on Government Subsidies. http://www.forbes.com/sites/merrillmatthews/2014/07/02/weve-crossed-the-tipping-point-most-americans-now-receive-government-benefits/

What Can You Do? Nothing but prepare! Have you ever listened to Dave Ramsey? He recommends a minimum of One Month’s Salary put away for emergencies. Ideally? 6 Months. Only American Dollars are not what you need to be putting away. The guy at the gas pump isn’t going to take your card OR your dollars.

Does All This Frighten You? It should. But that’s not The Point! The point is: 1. God is still in control. 2. The Party is over. 3. It’s time to act like responsible human beings and put First Things, …First.

How do you prepare for a Hurricane? How do you prepare for War? How do you prepare for any Catastrophe? You prepare yourself to do without creature comforts; without a clean water supply; without food from the store; without money from the bank. Without a job. South African countries have lived with inflation rates as high as 600%, for years! Prices change before they can leave the store!

Millions of others have done this, for thousands of years. It’s not impossible. But, it’s not easy either. Being Prepared is Half The Battle. Look for a Barter System to arise, both on a local level and on a State Level. Individual States have already created currencies of their own. People will get creative.

Look for crime to increase. Is your home secure? Your car? Are your valuables protected? That silverware? That jewelry? Those old tires you’ve got stored out back? The $8000 worth of digital ‘stuff’ all over your house? The clothes on your back, as you walk down the street?

Look for an increase in the militarism of local police forces. Curfews. Rationing. Shortages of all sorts. Medications. Baby Food. Any specialized dietary items.

But, most of all, look to your heart! Do You Trust God? We are all going to learn just how much…..should Jesus tarry.

OR….it could just keep going the way it’s going, for another 20 years! [Not Likely] That is, if ISIS or North Korea or China or Russia don’t blow things up! [not necessarily in the literal sense].

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Have You Seen The ‘Signs of The Times?’

Sanders Slogan
The recent Democrat Presidential Candidate Debate [Oct 13, 2015] was a “Rush To The Left.” Each Candidate sought the most “Liberal” Economic / Social position possible. None of them seemed to have any idea how things work, unless they are completely amoral and intent on destroying our social structure.

Strong Words!?   Look at the facts.

The Federal Government collects $3.5 trillion each year. State and Local governments collect another $3 trillion, for a total of $6.5 trillion. Over the past 20 years, federal spending grew 63 percent faster than inflation. Today, our National Debt is more than 5x our Annual Income. This is equivalent to a family earning $50,000, accumulating a Credit Card debt of over $250,000.

Imagine that family sitting down and deciding to add an additional $20,000 of debt EVERY year for the next ten years, simply because they want to live at that higher level. Any thinking person would conclude these people are irresponsible, if not brain damaged!

But that’s exactly what the Democrat Candidates were suggesting [in all seriousness] they would do, if elected President of the United States. An additional $1.8 trillion every year for the next 10 years….for what? To make sure every American had free health care, free college education and a job paying a minimum of $15.00 an hour! Why? Because it’s the Right Thing To Do!

Over half of all Americans are living at an economic level less than they were 40 years ago. The Southern Education Foundation estimates that half of all school children in America now come from  ‘low income’ families, primarily in the South.                                                   [ http://southerneducation.org ]

LBJ’s “Great Society” Policy reduced poverty in America by about 6%, where it has stayed for the last 60 years, despite increased government spending. During this same period, Government spending, just for low income housing, increased by over 500%, while Social Security and Medicare increased more than 1700%. [ http://washingtonpost.org ]

It should be clear to any rational person that government spending is NOT the answer! However, the Democrat Candidates are advocating MORE government spending in order to make our society … what?  Better off? More Equal?

Name a country where Socialism has done any of that. Russian socialism means getting to the grocery store as soon after a delivery as possible, or face empty shelves. Have you seen the cars these people drive…made by Russian workers who have no incentive to do better?

British & Canadian socialism means waiting months just to see a cancer doctor for a diagnosis. Self-employed individuals either pay for their own medical treatment or risk losing their business while they wait. Cancer patients who can afford it, travel to the U.S. for treatment.

All that will end with Bernie or Hillary. We will all be equal. Well, not the top 1%. These 146,000 households earn the most and pay the lion’s share of taxes, even with the deductions. However, their taxes do not even come close to what poor people pay.

What’s $100,000  in taxes to a person taking in $10 million a year? How does that compare with a person paying $4000 on a $40,000 salary, not to mention the State and Local taxes, and Health Care? Do you really think multi-millionaires have health insurance? Have you ever dealt with an insurance company, during a serious illness?

It’s all Smoke-and-Mirrors! Promise The Moon but provide V.A. Medical Care! A ‘Chicken in Every Pot,’ if you can afford the Pot! Why? Because these ‘give-away policies’ get people elected. The people in the streets, advocating for more government solutions have nothing to lose. Will they make policy for the rest of us? Yes!

It’s how government elections work. It hasn’t been about reality, in my lifetime. LBJ was elected to end the Vietnam War, in 1964. That worked, didn’t it? Sen. Barry Goldwater advocated going in and winning that war! L.B.J. won the election, promising a more reasonable solution! And we lost 50,000 men before that war ended…10 years later….in disgrace!

The Battle is one of Pandering. Who can promise the most to the most? The cost doesn’t matter, it’s only numbers. “A few billion here, a few billion there, and pretty soon we’re talking serious money!”

Pandering is Immoral, especially when it’s feathering your nest at the expense of others. This is clearly what politics has become. Candidates spend a lot of money to learn where the electorate is and then run to get in front of them. Listen to the electioneering slogans.

THE END OF THE AGE
The Bible-Picture of The End of this Age is that of a Global Tyrant dominating the Western World. Except for the few who rebel, and die, the majority seem to be OK with it. Why? Because he’s taking care of them. Sure, he’s a Tyrant, but he’s OUR Tyrant. The whole world is sliding into the Dumper, but they don’t seem to notice…..until it’s too late.

Think About That. Then watch the ‘Man-in-the-Street’ interviews on Current Political or Economic Issues….or about anything to do with history. These people are ignorant of all that’s important….but they know the newest songs and the current technologies.

How many of your friends watch the News or care? Current Events, Global Events, Economic Events are trivial, in their view. They can’t change it and it hasn’t ever been a serious problem…..so why think about it?

This is how you know It’s The End Times!  “Peace and Safety” is the Slogan!

But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.   [I Thess. 5:1-3]

Read verses 4 through 10

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The Roseburg Killer Is More Normal Than We Know

Statue of Devil
People Magazine is reporting that the Roseburg Shooter was Demon Possessed! http://www.people.com/article/oregon-shooting-gunman-had-obsession-satan

Well, maybe not possessed, but ‘forced to align myself with these demons and become one of them. “At first,” he wrote, “it was involuntary, but now I am aligned with them. I now serve. When I die I will become one of them.” “My success in Hell is assured.”

Strange words to most folks, chilling words to those of us who know what The Bible teaches about demons and about hell. HINT: There is no ‘success’ in hell! All who find themselves there will know they were ‘failures.’ Failures at the One Thing That Mattered!

This is a man who lived a very strange life, most of his 26 years….according to family, neighbors and schoolmates. A Loner! [there’s a shock for you!] How many truly evil villains have been characterized this way? It’s almost a given.

Speaking of ‘giving’ The Bible teaches us that people must give themselves to demons, the demons do not have the power to take. Of course, there are many ways to ‘give.’ Not all of them conscious behaviors. This is why people like me warn folks about the influences in this world.

What do you have to do? Ignore anything to do with God, immerse yourself (freely) in the popular culture, lean toward anything that is self-oriented, open your soul up to spiritual abandonment and follow the dictates that emerge.

Easy? In our contemporary world, it’s easier than it has ever been. The influences that lead toward this abandonment are everywhere: from the music to the drugs, to the literature, to the images and dialogue available on the TV and Internet, to the new definitions for ‘family,”birth control,’love,’ and ‘dating.’

Everywhere we look, it seems the ‘Dark Side’ is what’s The Most Popular. Unless it’s salacious and suggestive, it isn’t entertainment. Have you seen the trailers for the new Peter Pan movie? And this is for children.

We even see it in our churches. Make No Mistake, the idea that someone can speak certain words that have an effect on uncooperative bodies & souls….is NOT a God-idea! It comes straight out of the Dark Side!

There is Power in Positive Thinking. However, there is no godly power in Positive Speaking, beyond the obvious. So-called Christians are orienting their entire lives around the idea that negative words bring harmful, spiritually negative results, while positive words bring health, peace and wealth. That’s Witchcraft, Not Christianity.

Do you have cancer? Did you know it’s because you didn’t have a positive, spiritual orientation? Or, because you did not ‘Rebuke it?’ The witches of old used incantations: a series of words that had power to dispel evil. Is there a difference between that and repeating the words: “I rebuke you in the name of Jesus Christ — Come Out of Her / Him!?”

No one in The Bible ever did that….except the sons of Sceva (Acts 19) and they were considered ‘vagabond jews,’ traveling around, seeking wealth through any means possible. The demons almost beat these men to death!!

We can remove every gun from every human being on the planet and this sort of thing will NOT stop! The guns, knives, acid, rocks, fists will continue to kill. The instruments of death are inconsequential! Murder flows from the heart. Murderous hearts will find a way or make one.

“Hell,” the Bible says was created for the devil and his rebellious angels. [Mt. 25:41 The words of Jesus] It is called, “outer darkness, where there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth” and “everlasting punishment.”

Anyone who WANTS to go there….may. All you have to do is … NOTHING! Be born a human being; live according to the dictates of your own heart; think only of what matters to you; accumulate the wealth of this world without regard to God; ignore any and all truly godly influences, and you will find what you seek: Hell!

A place without God. A place without hope. A place without peace. A place without rest. A place of loneness [there is no comfort from the billions of others who are there — you probably won’t even know they are there, except for the sounds]. Why? Because hell is a place without light.

Our understanding of ‘hell’ is found only in The Bible. Other references are man-made. The Bible’s description of ‘hell’ is a place away from / apart from God and anything related to Him. The Place most human beings crave. The Place ALL human hearts relate to best.

Wretched ‘Jack-The-Ripper,’ and Sweet ‘Granma,’ ALL in the same place? IF they have ignored / rejected Christ? Yes! The human heart WANTS what it WANTS. The Holy Spirit is at work in the world to warn us about this deadly desire.

The written Word of God is in the world to steer us away from this certain death. The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ is in the world to both illustrate and warn….with the only words that mean anything: The Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ!

Now do you know why the Church; why The Gospel is so despised and corrupted, while the destructive things of this world are so prevalent; so attractive; so stimulating?

Chris Mercer was merely immersed in the popular culture, from childrens’ cartoons to video games to TV….without anyone to warn him; guard his soul; protect him from himself. No doubt his early years were spent at home [it’s a dangerous world, these days…especially if Mom is working]. No kids on the street to play with. No girlfriends. No school chums. Growing up alone….digital 1’s and 0’s for friends.

In the end, his own heart was drawn into a Dark World. A world without Light; without Hope; without Feeling. All that mattered was The Dark Side. Something he purposed to pursue….thinking he would have all the freedom and power he sought once he was like the demons.

In the end he killed without mercy….Who? Christians. Why? Because they represented everything he despised about life. The others? He simply disabled them with shots to their legs. Then he killed himself.

I’m thinking he was Shocked!!

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The Global System That Offends God

Decline Fall of Western Civ NASA Believes The Unfettered Rise of The Upper Class Will Bring Down Civilization As We Know It.         Mar. 18, 2014

“….Elites grow and con­sume too much, res­ult­ing in a fam­ine among Com­mon­ers that even­tu­ally causes the col­lapse of so­ci­ety.”

President Obama spoke before the United Nations, last weekend, in a Speech that was NOT carried by any of the News Outlets. His remarks were In Favor of The Global Society that 194 Nations of the world voted on, right after The Pope’s remarks, called the 2030 Agenda.

In this speech our President said the U.S. is committed to the principles of ‘Sustainable Development’ outlined in the 2030 Agenda and we will join with other nations to eradicate extreme poverty and adopt sustainable policies with long-term impact.

“In doing so,” he said, “we recognize that our most basic bond — our common humanity — compels us to act. An impoverished child in a distant slum or a neighborhood not that far from here is just as equal, just as worthy, as any of our children, as any of us, as any head of government or leader in this great hall.”

We all believe this, right? We are all sympathetic to the plight of children suffering hunger and deprivation. We all want to sacrifice, here at home, so these billions of children can have a warm blanket and a hot meal, right? Did you notice that the woman who is Head of Planned Parenthood receives a salary in excess of $500,000.00?

Have you noticed that our President’s net worth has increased, during his tenure as President — on a $400,000.00 a year salary — from about $1 million to over $20 million? It’s blamed on the sale of his 1995 book: “Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance.” However, the books liberal write, generally don’t sell very well. And, according to Amazon.com, only 4 States sell more liberal books than conservative [56 – 44%] Makes One Wonder.

Here’s The Thing: Politicians are generally about furthering their own careers. If that means spending YOUR money, so be it. These projects are important! Critical, even!

Here’s a thought: Why don’t government politicians do everything possible so WE can earn $400,000 and $500,000 salaries, so WE can give to what touches our heart and not their’s?

Answer? They can’t trust YOU to do that! I know I would, but I’m not sure you would!

So? So we vote in all sorts of Programs to help the poor. Programs financed by taxes collected BEFORE you even get your paycheck. This way the poor are helped and I look good.

Only….It never works this way, does it? The politicians get richer and the tax-payers get poorer, while the starving children just keep starving. Not that we aren’t helping, but there is literally No End to the global need.

Some countries do better than others, generally Western Nations. Monarchies, Dictatorships and Theocracies are the Most Efficient [in terms of the leader’s goals] but they are generally not very concerned about the poor or they are  corrupt.

The Only Solution is: A Global Community, run by a Global Government that has access to Global Financing to Fund the Global Need. That’s “Agenda 2030.”

It’s also the biblical “Mystery Babylon, The Great!” [Rev. 17] The unholy combination of Global Government, Economics and Religion. A system that makes merchants rich and government leaders powerful, but ordinary citizens little more than slaves.

A System that offends God! A System God will destroy when Jesus comes! Did I mention The Pope is in favor of it? That’s what he said at the U.N.

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The N.A.R. & A New Gospel — But It’s Not A Cult!

NAR Mtns
Do you know about the N.A.R.? Flying just below the radar is a loosely organized group called the New Apostolic Reformation. Fleshed out in the 1990’s, this group announced its arrival at the turn of the Century, which they consider the beginning of the 2nd Apostolic Age!

You won’t find an Official Organizational Chart or Business Address, but the Main Players all know one another and enjoy a clearly established hierarchy. The man at the the Top of the Chart is C. Peter Wagner, former Professor of Church Growth at Fuller Theological Seminary, in California. Mentor to Rick Warren [another Apostle]

Wagner is the man who observed the movement, gave it a name and described its characteristics. We began to see it when Sarah Palin appeared on the Stage. She was ‘anointed’ by one of its leaders, Thomas Muthee, in a Church Service in Alaska, while Governor of that State, in 2008.

The video of that event clearly establishes her role as one who was chosen by God to be influential in taking back what the N.A.R. calls ‘The Mountain of Government.’ So said the ‘Apostle’ who anointed her.
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/earl-ofari-hutchinson/palins-witch-hunting-book_b_360558.html

We saw it again with Rick Perry. While Governor of Texas, two men supposedly met with him to announce God’s hand upon his life to be instrumental in taking back this same ‘Mountain’ for God! Subsequently this group would sponsor a Rally to raise money for Gov. Perry’s run for the White House. That Rally was bathed in religious imagery, preaching and prayer. http://www.forgottenword.org/leadershipevent.html

Wagner has since written to set the record straight. http://www.charismanews.com/opinion/31851-the-new-apostolic-reformation-is-not-a-cult He points out that the movement is more spontaneous than planned and is thoroughly orthodox in its Theology and practice.

He says they believe in the Apostles’ Creed, The Standard Classic Statements of Christian Doctrine and their position correspond to a non-Catholic form of Christianity. The N.A.R. is NOT a Cult!

But the definition of a Cult is that of a sub-segment of the larger Culture from which is springs. In this sense the N.A.R. is very much a Religious Cult! Wagner points to a number of off-shoots of traditional Christian Denominations or Groups as the philosophical / religious “roots” of the N.A.R.

Each of them represent serious departures from Orthodoxy, in favor of a more emotional and/or relative religious form. The “Grandparents” of our own ‘Name-it-and-claim-it’ crowd and now the Seeker-Senstitive, Contemporary groups which give lip-service to orthodoxy, but rarely even know how to spell the word.

The claim that you believe The Apostles’ Creed must bring with it a commitment to those principle beliefs. The Apostle’s Creed is rooted in the ordinary / traditional interpretation of the Written Word of God! These groups and the N.A.R. do not share that commitment.

For Example: Paramount in N.A.R. doctrine is the idea that The Church is here to fulfill God’s instruction to Adam: to have dominion over the Earth. Gone is the progressive understanding of God’s revelation. Gone is the issue of sin’s disruption of this purpose. Gone is the role of Israel in the scope of God’s revelation. Gone is the true purpose of The Church: the calling out of a people of God, in Christ.

What these folks see is an Apostolic Church Structure; a restored Apostolic Office [the 2nd Apostolic Age], with The Purpose of completing it’s Primary Task: The Great Commission. Which is? To take socio-political dominion of the Earth!

In their system, the ‘unity’ the Apostle Paul speaks of, in Christ, is re-defined to mean submission to N.A.R. Apostles. Did I mention Wagner is The Chief Apostle?

In this new paradigm, Apostles and Prophets are The Generals, being supplied with New Revelations from God. The Church is expected to submit to these Revelations, since they are considered to be The Word of God. I think The Apostles’ Creed is based on a Closed Canon! I could be wrong, but I’m not!

Their Tools are: Spiritual Mapping, to ferret out the Territorial Spirits which create the crime and other destructive issues in society.

Warfare Prayer / Warfare Worship, wherein folks are called upon to keep prayer and worship going, 24 hrs a day — to beat back the forces of evil.

Prayer Walking — walking your neighborhood, your city, your State, praying to bind the demons; the territorial spirits.

Identification Repentance — Identifying the corporate sins of the nation [slavery, genocide, abortion, etc] that have ‘polluted the land.’ What anyone today can do about sins of the past is beyond my ability to comprehend, but it gives people something to DO. Doing is it’s own reward, in many cases.

The Leading names associated with this Movement are instructive
Mike Bickel — Kansas City Prophets / International House of Prayer
Bill Johnson — Bethel Church, Redding, California
Cindy Jacobs — Prophetess [She & her husband founded General’s Int’l]
Lou Engle — The Call [Kansas City]
Todd Bentley — Florida Faith Healer and Adulterer
TBN — GodTV — Charisma Media — The Elijah List — The Call — Aglow Int’l are all outlets and/or spokespersons for N.A.R.

But N.A.R. is NOT a Cult?

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The Signs Are Everywhere! What Do They Say?

Angel In The Sky Picture Snapped Minutes Before The Announced Election of Pope Francis — Photo Was Taken In Florida

Christian Freedom International is reporting that a Christian is being martyred every 5 minutes, in the world.

In Israel, Moslems and Jews have been clashing at the Temple Mount for the last week, with no let-up in sight….at least until The High Holy Days are fulfilled.

Russia is now in Syria and gaining a strategic foot-hold….making Israel very nervous.

The Pope is coming to America next week to be Adored and Introduced as a World Leader on the World Political Stage.

Immigrants fleeing ISIS are trashing Europe, as they go. Their frustration at not being warmly received and given all they need is resulting in clashes with military and civilians alike. As they leave a trail of trash, in their wake, the E.U. is re-thinking their ‘Open Arms’ policy.

One Imam says ‘Muslim migrants should breed with Europeans to conquer their countries.’ Croatia just sealed their borders.

Iran is ramping up its Nuclear ambitions and openly condemning The Great Satan: America, even as our politicians are trying to show how nice we can be toward them.

There has been a punishing Dust Storm in Israel for the last few weeks….coupled with destructive down-pours of rain which some view as a ‘strange (ominous) phenomena,’ occurring as it has on their High Holy Days.

A strange cloud has appeared in the sky, over Costa Rico

There have been strange lights in the skies over Eastern Russia.

One city in Iran has reported Summer temperatures reaching 164 degrees.

And Rabbi Cahn apparently has Another Revelation from God  [SidRoth.org  “It’s Supernatural!”]

Surely we are in The Last Days and Jesus is telegraphing The End of the Age! Or, so goes the hype (excuse me: logic).

This is American Christianity, in the Digital Age! Information is as available as the oxygen we breath (another biblical prophecy  Dan. 12:4) and there are few ‘controls’ to help determine what is and what is not Junk!

What is ‘Junk’ is the uncontrolled flow of speculation regarding biblical prophecy and what constitutes Christianity. It didn’t used to be this way. It used to be that Churches controlled for these sorts of spiritual hyperbole. Today, however, it is from the Churches that most of it springs!!

This, too, is a Sign of The Times. Paul warned…. “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, ever learning, and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth.  II Tim. 3:1-7

When everyone is looking to the heavens for Signs; to Global Events as Signs; to Social Events as Signs….Look To The Church! When those who have been entrusted with The Word of God are confused, gullible and enamored of the spectacular, you know The End is Near!

There are NO “signs” preceding the Rapture of The Church.

There are NO “signs” preceding coming of The Man of Sin, unless you consider The Rapture.

The biblical “signs” we love to preach about and for which we look all concern The Events of The Great Tribulation. Even the actual coming of Christ to Earth occurs WITHOUT signs!  [Jesus  Mark 8:12   And he sighed deeply in his spirit, and saith, Why doth this generation seek after a sign? verily I say unto you, There shall no sign be given unto this generation.]

And, again…(Matt. 16:4) 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.]

Signs were provided to point to the coming of The Messiah! After that, only the ‘sign of Jonas’ is available: That Jesus was 3 days and 3 nights in the belly of the Earth….An event and circumstance critical to what we call ‘Salvation.’ Nothing else matters! Nothing else pertains to believers!

World Events are fascinating to watch and talk about. World Events foreshadow future events, as they are described in the Bible. But World Events are for The World! When they begin to dominate our time and color our thinking with doom and gloom, or with an unhealthy anticipation….we have crossed over into foolishness and wasteful effort.

WATCH! WAIT! But Keep Busy With That Which Is of Greatest Importance: 1. your testimony as a Believer in the Lord Jesus Christ, and 2. your faithful witness with The Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. Everything else is Window Dressing, at best, and Distraction, at worst.

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A Global Reset In September?

Global Reset Are you paying Attention?

The end of the Biblical Sabbath Year occurs on September 15.
Congress is set to vote on the Iran Nuclear Deal on September 17.
The 266th Pope will arrive in the U.S. on the 266th day of the year.
The Pope with be the first pope to address Congress, September 24.
The Pope will be The Keynote Speaker at the U.N. Sustainability Summit.
Three days later the 4th and last ‘Blood Moon’ will take place…
When? On the biblical Feast of Tabernacles.

Is This The End of the World? Or The Beginning of The End? Or The End of the Beginning? Or simply God moving the pawns around to effect His ultimate Purpose?

The world wants ‘Open Borders,’ in the U.S.! People are starving, suffering, longing to be free and the U.S. is wealthy and large! Their resistance is nothing less than just Wrong; Unchristian; Unfair!

Where did this idea come from? It came (philosophically) from the U.N.’s Sustainability Summit! Did I mention the Pope is scheduled to speak at their 2015 Meeting?

The E.U. is now experiencing the same migration. Having mitigated their borders (for all intents and purposes), fleeing refugees from Syria know they simply have to get to ONE E.U. country and the whole of the Union will be available to them — without passports or visas.

Their country of choice is Hungary. The Hungarians are racing to seal off their border! Hey! What’s Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander, No?

None of this is mere happenstance. This is a Planned Migration. No, the U.N. didn’t ‘plan’ for ISIS. However, they DID plan for a Purposeful Global Society. It’s an Initiative they call “Agenda 21.”

I told you about this back in 1998 / 1999. Well, if you lived in Wilmington, N.C. and listened to my Weekly Evening Radio Show [Last Call!]. Even then folks were yawning…asking me ‘so what?’

Well, here’s So What! When the pope addresses the U.N. it will be to Jump Start Agenda 21! A failed program that is being invigorated this month. A Global Program to Re-order all human activity!

Agenda 21 is supposed to ‘End Poverty.’ It hasn’t.
Agenda 21 is supposed to ‘End Hunger.’ It hasn’t.
Agenda 21 is supposed to ‘Ensure Healthy Lives.’ It hasn’t.
There are 17 of these! Oh, the number 21 reflects how long they think it will take to achieve these goals… 6 more years.

The Bottom Line? Globalization!! Why? Man wants to Control The Planet! It’s The Product of Humanism. Isn’t this God’s job? Of course, but He’s not been doing such a Great Job! All He seems able to do is say “Don’t!”

We are witnesses to the Mans’ effort to take control of his destiny and get control over the various systems that drive our world. People are the most unpredictable and unmanageable. America cannot be defeated, but it can be co-opted. This is what we’re watching.

When the Globalists Win, things will get very much worse! People cannot be controlled with external systems. If you don’t win their hearts, you will never control their bodies, minds, desires, etc.

Watch for a complete collapse of the Middle East, the E.U. and, to a lessor degree, the U.S., with Israel in the middle of it all. Watch for the economic system to become so chaotic the wealthy will not be able to get nor keep their wealth. Watch for world systems to become so dysfunctional the Western World will be forced to step in to Fix It. [Rev. 6]

This year? Probably not. Next year? Could be. The Bible says no one will expect it. Whenever it is — and it won’t be long in historical terms — everyone will know what we’re doing today has been a waste of time! True Believers will either be gone or have their ‘bags’ packed, seeing the prophetic hand-writing on the wall.

I have taken my bags out.

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