Summary of Bible references on the Rapture

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What is Holy is now considered to be profane

Many historians view the Maccabean revolt as a civil war among the jews dealing with the apostasy.

The apostasy began first and it was the apostate Jews that led Antiochus into the temple.

The meaning of the lighting the light is that this apostasy and persecution could not have happened if the light of God had been shining.

The first thing that happens in the apostasy is the church is no longer salt and light. The compromise with the world is what opens the door for the antichrist.

It happens to a culture that once knew God. Post Christian results in Hitler, Stalin, and holocaust. Rejection of Jesus Christ is worse than it is for those who never knew Jesus.

Warring against its own foundation. Tearing down statues, claiming the history was racist genocide.

in Daniel the fourth beast is different from all the other beasts. Antiochus sought to change all the laws, all the customs -- changed or altered kingdom. Changing male and female, changing marriage, changing genders are examples of what this means.

The fourth beast is unnatural. AI, robotics, genetic engineering are all examples of changing nature.

Spirit of Antichrist is to change what is natural for what is unnatural.

In Maccabees they installed perverse people in power. People who would never be in power are lifted up. for example a transgender woman becomes a four star general in charge of the military while war heros are pushed aside on the fringe. People who had been operating in the dark are now out in the open while those who walk according to God's will go into hiding.

Again, the spirit of Antichrist depicts Christians as having something wrong with them. Rarely depicts them reading the Bible or praying, rather they have caricatures of people preaching hellfire and brimstone while being exceedingly immoral.

A spirit of arrogance, a spirit of blasphemy. Things we would never have imagined are now on TV. Many years ago you would never have comedians talking about God and Jesus, now it is common.

Spirit of tolerance becomes spirit of intolerance. The only thing they tolerate is evil.
 

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Antiochus declared we will all be one people.

Today the UN is doing the same thing, the only people who don't fit in are Orthodox Jews and Evangelical Christians.

Antiochus means "God Manifest" -- He calls himself God. It also means there is no rule above me, it is the mystery of lawlessness. Changing Gods, customs, time, and redefines whatever he wants is another way you declare yourself God.

Zeus seduces this woman as a bull, she rides the beast, the woman's name was Europa, she becomes Europe. She is a harlot, this could mean she once knew God and is unfaithful. They symbol that Europe now has is a woman riding a beast -- Antichrist.

Antiochus declares the word of God illegal. If you were found with the word of God you were condemned to death. They tore up the scrolls and burned them. He warred against the word of God and against prayer.

This began in 1962 when they took prayer out of the schools
 

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Keys of the Maccabees

Hillbillies of Israel

1. No compromise with sin. They drew a line in the sand and said that is it, not going past that line.

2. They were the minority and didn't care

3. Fought with the word of God. It doesn't matter how many they are outnumbered by, the only thing that matters is if we are with God and He is with us.

4. Went against the spirit of the times. They didn't care if they were politically correct. They became more radical.

5. Learned how to become warriors. They took the things that they were attacked with and turned it around. The sword the enemy fought with they seized it and used it to fight with the enemy.
 

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Luke 13:1-9 -- Unless you repent, you too will all perish

13 Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. 2 Jesus answered, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way? 3 I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish.

A terrible human atrocity, the holocaust in Germany is an example of this. Some look at this event and say that the Jews who were in the camps were treated this way for the sin they committed. But the Lord makes it clear, instead this happened to warn all Jews that unless they repent and return to the Land and to God they too will perish. One third of all Jews on earth died during the Holocaust and during the tribulation we are told that one third of all people on earth will die. It is a warning.

1Kings 8:46 “When they sin against you—for there is no one who does not sin—and you become angry with them and give them over to their enemies, who take them captive to their own lands, far away or near; 47 and if they have a change of heart in the land where they are held captive, and repent and plead with you in the land of their captors and say, ‘We have sinned, we have done wrong, we have acted wickedly’; 48 and if they turn back to you with all their heart and soul in the land of their enemies who took them captive, and pray to you toward the land you gave their ancestors, toward the city you have chosen and the temple I have built for your Name; 49 then from heaven, your dwelling place, hear their prayer and their plea, and uphold their cause.

The Lord’s goal with the holocaust was to cause the Jews to repent. As a result God brought them back to their dwelling place. This is what this “mean time” is all about, reflect on your sins and repent, return to God. This is very specific, they pray toward the land, the city and the temple. God has not answered this prayer until they are given Jerusalem back and are able to rebuild the temple. The obvious question here is what was their sin that Pilate did this to them? But the Lord doesn’t tell us, and I think that is because Pilate is not Lord, we don’t need Pilate telling us what to repent of. Jesus is Lord and He just told us:

12:47 And that servant, who knew his lord’s will, and made not ready, nor did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes;

The Lord has told us His will. We are praying that His will would be done, and we are required to make ready. If we don’t make ready we will be beaten.

4 Or those eighteen who died when the tower in Siloam fell on them—do you think they were more guilty than all the others living in Jerusalem? 5 I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish.”

Jesus is still teaching about prayer. “Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive others that trespass against us”. The Jews trespassed against the Lord when they crucified Him. They suffered greatly because of this, the temple was destroyed and they were dispersed among the nations for 2,000 years ending in the holocaust. Hitler turned 6 million Jews into a peace offering. That suffering caused them to repent, God heard, and God forgave them. God forgives us as we forgive others. The US sinned when the twin towers fell killing thousands on 9/11. We attacked a country that had nothing to do with 9/11 destroying it. The people who orchestrated 9/11 played you. Many were not buying the idea that Saddam Hussein was behind an attack carried out by Al Qaeda. Saddam was a secular ruler, Al Qaeda was a fundamentalist jihadist group. So they lied about weapons of mass destruction. On CNN, Condi Rice said that "there will always be some uncertainty" in determining if Iraq is obtaining a nuclear weapon but said, "We don't want the smoking gun to be a mushroom cloud." They knew they were lying, which is why they sent Colin Powell to the UN. So how stupid do we have to be? The very day of the 9/11 attack Dick Cheney is already telling Richard Clark, the chair of the counter terrorism group, to blame Iraq. When it becomes clear that Iraq was not behind this do they then focus on who was? No they fabricate a lie about WMD’s so that we would attack Iraq. We were played. That is why more than 3,000 architects and engineers in the US have signed a petition disputing the official report. Those that were responsible for writing up the report have refused to respond to the criticism. Unless we wake up and repent of this sin, fabricating reasons to go attack innocent bystanders to promote the agenda of an evil age we will all likewise perish. We need to repent for the kingdom of God. Prepare to meet thy God.

6 Then he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree growing in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it but did not find any. 7 So he said to the man who took care of the vineyard, ‘For three years now I’ve been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down! Why should it use up the soil?’ 8 “‘Sir,’ the man replied, ‘leave it alone for one more year, and I’ll dig around it and fertilize it. 9 If it bears fruit next year, fine! If not, then cut it down.’”

What about me? I had nothing to do with Jesus crucifixion, I was against going to war with Iraq. There are many who have not hurt anyone, what about them? Are they bearing fruit? If you aren’t bearing fruit why should you use up the soil? You would be more valuable as fertilizer and wood for a fire. Once again, reflect and repent, prepare to meet your God. “I didn’t do anything” is not a persuasive argument when you appear before the Lord.
 

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The reason I post these videos is because no single flood is a "sign of the times", it is the multitude of these signs, no single tornado, but rather the multitude of them and the frequency should wake us up. Floods happen, hailstorms happen, tornadoes happen, earthquakes and volcanoes happen. We had 460 earthquakes on November 23, that is how many we typically had in a whole year in the 50s.

Every day it seems we are seeing a years worth of these events. That is the sign.
 

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Proverbs 25: 11 A word fitly spoken Is like apples of gold in network of silver.

The reason many believers don't share their testimony is because it isn't perfect. They want their speaking to be like apples of gold in network of silver and it doesn't sound like that. They hear someone else's testimony and think it is "better". You are looking at this wrong. Your testimony is like one dish at a great feast. Perhaps it is an Hors d'oeuvre. This french word literally means "outside the work". It seems like your testimony doesn't even fit into the context of what is being shared.


But it is like cooking, you learn by doing. Wherever you start at you can only go up from there.

One suggestion -- keep it short.
 

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The Committee of 33

They run everything. They want one world government, Satan is in charge.

The Medusa File and The Kill Zone

This is a man who is familiar with the Deep State and has investigated the Deep State showing you how his research parallels the vision of Dimitri Duduman
 

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Luke 13:10-17 Stand up Straight -- Your testimony must be that it is no longer I but Christ who lives in me

10 On a Sabbath Jesus was teaching in one of the synagogues, 11 and a woman was there who had been crippled by a spirit for eighteen years. She was bent over and could not straighten up at all. 12 When Jesus saw her, he called her forward and said to her, “Woman, you are set free from your infirmity.” 13 Then he put his hands on her, and immediately she straightened up and praised God.

Stand up straight. You are a fig tree of the Lord, you need to bear fruit. You need to stop being played by these evil rulers, so quick to go and kill and destroy some poor 3rd world country. You need to return to the land God gave you, the inheritance that God has given you.

Amos 2:4 This is what the Lord says: “For three sins of Judah, even for four, I will not relent. Because they have rejected the law of the Lord and have not kept his decrees, because they have been led astray by false gods, the gods their ancestors followed,


Yes, Amos enumerates six sins for why they will be judged. But he sums them all up in the seventh, you rejected the law of the Lord, you didn’t keep His decrees, and you were led away by false gods. Imagine some pastor being given a dream where he sees the coming judgement and wrath of God, the Lord tells him “brace yourself” and you interpret that to mean to move your investments to gold and to buy a gun! You don’t think you have been led astray by false gods? Stand up straight! “Brace yourself” means to set yourself to take up your cross and follow Jesus to Jerusalem.

14 Indignant because Jesus had healed on the Sabbath,


There is a contrast between those who are praying that the father’s name would be hallowed, versus those who want their own name to be respected. Keeping the Sabbath was all about revering God the creator. Releasing this woman from Satan’s bondage so she could stand up straight and praise God. It seems to me that only Satan would have an issue with that. Pride, ego, jealousy of others, this makes us one with Satan. No wonder God swore “lest they should enter my rest”. You want to enter the sabbath rest? Then your testimony must be “that it is no longer I that live but Christ who lives in me”.

the synagogue leader said to the people, “There are six days for work. So come and be healed on those days, not on the Sabbath.”


Are we to believe that this woman for 18 years never came to the synagogue except on the Sabbath? Are we to believe the synagogue ruler was healing people who were bent over on the other days? It sounds so religious and pious, and yet in reality so hypocritical and mean. This is the leaven of the pharisees that Jesus warned us about. For close to twenty months we have heard about how dangerous the pandemic is, how we need to shut down businesses, wear masks, shut down churches, stay home all to protect lives. It sounds so pious and concerned about people’s lives. But we now have 2,000,000 people swarming the border because Biden has promised amnesty. Is that really safe during a pandemic? For four years we heard that walls don’t work yet they surrounded the capitol with a wall? For six months we heard why you can’t send in the National guard to quell the riots and looting, yet they fill Washington DC with 25,000 troops? We heard for weeks how right wing supporters were going to storm all 50 capitols and riot, yet the only riots we saw were from ANTIFA in Portland and Seattle which the media didn’t cover. It is as though we are now in opposite world. We were told that Biden was not against fracking and yet the very first day he cancels a pipeline which put 11,000 people out of work and he cancelled fracking on public lands and sure enough gas prices are going through the roof.

15 The Lord answered him, “You hypocrites! Doesn’t each of you on the Sabbath untie your ox or donkey from the stall and lead it out to give it water?

Wow! They were treating people worse than beasts of burden in the guise of obeying God’s decrees. They are demanding that the schools are closed and kids are taught remotely, however, they are also opening schools for illegal immigrants. They want proof that you don't have Covid before you can travel, however, if you are an illegal alien they don't require that. What hypocrites. Not only do people learn to hate them but they ascribe this cruel doctrine to God, teaching people to hate God. This is the leaven of the pharisees. In the same way the American people are taught to hate what is going on and then they put the blame on these “right wing supremacists”.

16 Then should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her?”

So the synagogue leader is teaching that the law concerning the Sabbath requires that we treat a child of Abraham worse than we would treat an ox? If we are out to glorify our own names we will become abusive. We will distort and twist the Bible to our own purposes. We will become hypocrites. The Lord is teaching that the Sabbath was a day of rest, therefore it is appropriate to release this woman from being bound so that she could have rest. That is how she will keep the Sabbath. Jesus is the Lord of the Sabbath, how is it that this pious religious leader couldn’t see that?

17 When he said this, all his opponents were humiliated, but the people were delighted with all the wonderful things he was doing.


Once they tried to oppose Him “it was on”. They accused Him of healing by Beelezebul, they were humiliated. They tried to get Him to show them a sign that He was a great prophet, to glorify Himself, and He says the only sign they will see is the sign of Jonah. He will be crucified and raised again. Not only so but just as Jonah protested in the streets of Nineveh for 40 days the protests in the streets would be the sign of His coming. The cross is where Satan was put to an open shame. Now they try to say that Jesus violated the law when in fact He fulfilled it, they were humiliated.

Malachi 2:7 “For the lips of a priest ought to preserve knowledge, because he is the messenger of the Lord Almighty and people seek instruction from his mouth. 8 But you have turned from the way and by your teaching have caused many to stumble; you have violated the covenant with Levi,” says the Lord Almighty. 9 “So I have caused you to be despised and humiliated before all the people, because you have not followed my ways but have shown partiality in matters of the law.”

One key aspect of the day of the Lord that many gloss over is that religious leaders will be humiliated and despised before all the people. What does the "fake news" refer to but the humiliation of the "prophets". CNN has seen their ratings drop 70%, that is a fulfillment of this prophesy. Youtube has deleted millions of dislikes of Biden's videos, that is a fulfillment of this prophecy. This also is the Lord’s goal. In the meantime the people will be delighted with Jesus and His ministry. It is such a repulsive act when leaders and rulers make evil good and good evil. On the other hand it is such a delightful act when these same rulers are humiliated and God’s people are released from bondage. We are seeing this in our day. Congress and the media are despised. They are hypocritical.
 

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Luke 13:18-21 A Cheap knock off of the Kingdom of God

18 Then Jesus asked, “What is the kingdom of God like? What shall I compare it to? 19 It is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his garden. It grew and became a tree, and the birds perched in its branches.” 20 Again he asked, “What shall I compare the kingdom of God to? 21 It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into about sixty pounds of flour until it worked all through the dough.”

This is a really weird section. In the last chapter we were told to beware the leaven of the Pharisees. Their words were hidden, concealed, but Jesus promised that it would all be shouted from the rooftop. Here again the Lord says the kingdom of God is compared to a woman who hid leaven in the meal. The other weird thing is that mustard is a plant, not a tree. Mustard is a herb and generally would be a shrub in a garden. Also, if you were growing a garden it seems strange that you would want to have birds roosting in the middle of your garden, the opposite of the whole concept of a scarecrow. Which is also interesting because mustard is planted to repel insects, similar to a scarecrow being put in a garden to repel birds. If the mustard were doing its job there would be no insects for the birds to eat. The Jews celebrate the feast of unleavened bread so why would the kingdom be like a woman who hides leaven in the bread? On the other hand Jesus says the Kingdom of God is like this, it is comparable to this. That sounds good. To me the key to this section is that many Bible teachers teach that it is a non sequitur, just a miscellaneous teaching thrown in. I reject that interpretation. In my experience the Bible writers do not waste a single word, nor do they just throw stuff in there. So, if you are lost, go back to where you last had the trail and pick it up there. Beware the leaven of the pharisees, what does that mean? 1. It is hypocrisy. They will speak things in secret that they are embarrassed and ashamed of when they are shouted from the rooftops. This is why the woman “hid” the leaven in the meal. These are words spoken in secret. 2. They kill the body. It was the Jews that had Jesus crucified. He has already told us repeatedly He is going up to Jerusalem and will be crucified. He knows that they are the ones who will do it. He says don’t fear those who can only kill the body but after that are powerless. Their authority does not come from God who will judge, but from themselves. This woman bent over for 18 years is fully aligned with Jesus declaring that the lawyers bind heavy burdens on people but won’t even move a finger to help lift these burdens. 3. The trial of Jesus involved blaspheming the Holy Spirit, not just speaking against the Son. It is the Holy Spirit that will raise this temple up in three days. That was the key testimony in the trial. Likewise it is the Spirit that healed this woman that they are also blaspheming. The Holy Spirit would never do anything contrary to the decrees of God. So when you say that Jesus was violating the Sabbath it implies that He was healing by Beelzebub. 4. They are laying up treasure for themselves in this life and are not rich towards God. If this synagogue leader had been rich towards God this woman would have been healed prior to this. 5. They are not watching, instead they are allowing the Lord’s house to be broken into and plundered. This woman is a daughter of Abraham and yet the synagogue ruler has allowed her to be bound by Satan for these 18 years. He is talking about keeping the Sabbath and yet he doesn’t even recognize the Lord of the Sabbath. 6. They know the Lord’s will but aren’t doing it. He said to come and get healed during the other six days. He knows the will, he just isn’t doing it. 7 They are hypocrites, they know how to see when a storm is coming yet they can’t see that Jesus is coming. They should know how to interpret the time, but they can’t. Now we see all of this demonstrated in this account concerning this woman standing up straight. This is what the Lord warned us about when He said “beware the leaven of the pharisees”.

So why does Jesus say this is like the kingdom of God? He said it is compared to that, it is like that, but it isn’t that. Satan said that if you ate the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you would be “like” God. You wouldn’t be God, you wouldn’t be able to say “to me to live is Christ”, no that is the tree of life. Instead, you would be comparable to God, you would be wise, knowing good and evil. But sadly, you wouldn’t have the life that could stand up straight, instead you would be bent over by evil and that is how you would know evil and that is how you would become wise. They hide their words in the body of believers until everyone is affected, the whole lump is leavened. Second, they hold people in fear of dying. To live your whole life like that, afraid of them is like being bound by Satan and bent over. Third we just saw the synagogue ruler blaspheme the Spirit, the woman was healed after 18 years of being bent over and he says that this was a violation of the law. The Holy Spirit is not going to do anything that violates one jot or one tittle of the law, instead He will fulfill the law. It also exposed that this ruler of the synagogue was not rich towards God. Instead he had allowed the house of God to be broken into and Satan to bind this daughter of Abraham for 18 years. Also, he said to come on one of the other six days to get healed. He knows the will of God but he isn’t doing it. He is a hypocrite, he can’t see that this is Jesus, the Son of God who is coming. This religious ruler was a counterfeit bill, he was like the kingdom of God, he was comparable to the kingdom of God, but this was the leaven that the Lord warned us about. This is why many can teach that this depicts faith and the Spirit mingled with our spirit. It is like that, it does compare to that, but it isn’t that.

There is a garden, just like the Bible began with a garden of Eden. There is a man who planted this mustard seed, just like God planted all the trees in the garden of Eden. This man is imitating God. But the mustard plant is weird, it grows into a tree and instead of repelling pests it becomes a place for the pests to perch. What happened? Hard to say except what happened to the mustard plant is the same thing that happens to meal when you add leaven, it grows, it expands. Is it a good thing that this ruler of the synagogue has become such a big man he can tell others they can’t heal people and he can tell others on what days they can be healed? They want the chief seats, the big name, they are so full of themselves they even tell the Son of God He is wrong. They treat others worse than they treat their own animals. Is that really the kingdom of God or a cheap knockoff? What is social justice about anyway? Isn’t the real issue that the rulers have become abusive to the common man? Yes the Lord’s goal is to bring in the Kingdom, on earth as it is in heaven. But, part of that goal is to expose the counterfeit bill. I can perfectly understand why many people did not want Trump to be elected, makes perfect sense. I can also understand why 40% of the country does not think the election was rigged, though one would think that if they looked at the evidence themselves instead of letting someone else tell them what to think they would change their mind. But for three months you are told that Trump was going to try a coup, at what point do you realize they lied to you? 25,000 troops in the capitol and they won’t tell you why? How does a president get more votes than Reagan or Obama and yet on day one of his administration he is the most unpopular president in history? If they are so scared of this pandemic why are they opening the border to 20,000 people streaming across? If they are so terrified of the riots why didn’t they cover the riots in Seattle and Portland? The Lord’s goal is that we would know the truth, and little by little, day by day, you are seeing more and more people see the truth.
 

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Luke 13:22-33 This is where we are headed

22 Then Jesus went through the towns and villages, teaching as he made his way to Jerusalem. 23 Someone asked him, “Lord, are only a few people going to be saved?” He said to them, 24 “Make every effort to enter through the narrow door, because many, I tell you, will try to enter and will not be able to.

Among the believers we have already seen the twelve, the others (70), the witnesses (500), those that are being fed (5,000), those that are being nursed back to life, and now we hear of those that try to enter into salvation but won’t be able to because they don't enter in by the narrow door. The way of salvation is a narrow door, Jesus is the only way to the Father.

25 Once the owner of the house gets up and closes the door, you will stand outside knocking and pleading, ‘Sir, open the door for us.’ “But he will answer, ‘I don’t know you or where you come from.’

The Lord compares the rapture of believers to Noah entering the ark and then the door being closed. Once that happens many people will wake up and bang on the door, “Lord open the door for us”. The issue isn’t that they didn’t know all the doctrine concerning pre tribulation, mid tribulation and post tribulation rapture, the issue is that the Lord doesn’t know them and He doesn’t know where they are from. Isn’t that incredible? He knew the woman at the well, He knew who she was, He knew where she was from. When they brought a woman to Him caught in adultery He knew all the sins of those that brought her there and began writing them in the dirt. When He was invited to a Pharisee's house for dinner He knew what He was thinking. Throughout the gospels I am amazed at what He does know, sometimes we overlook how amazing are the things He doesn’t know. Think about it, this person thought that they also should be taken by the Lord, in their mind they are a pretty big deal. Can you imagine, some people that were of no account were taken by the Lord, and yet this guy who thought he was a big shot wasn’t?

Luke 12:6 Are not five sparrows sold for two pence? and not one of them is forgotten in the sight of God. 7 But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

These rulers and leaders were involved in selling people. They were involved in glorifying their own names with statues and glowing histories while these people are seemingly forgotten. Then it turns out that the Lord didn’t pay any attention to their history books, He has no idea who they are or where they are from. But that person you thought was of no account, the Lord knew them, He knew where they were from and what they had gone through.

26 “Then you will say, ‘We ate and drank with you, and you taught in our streets.’ 27 “But he will reply, ‘I don’t know you or where you come from. Away from me, all you evildoers!’


Hold it! How does He know they are evil doers? He knows what they did, He just never approved it. He never authorized their actions. They may have blamed Him for what they did, but that was just evil. Maybe they taught that keeping the Sabbath was equivalent to treating people worse than an animal, reminds me of religious teachers justifying slavery because Noah cursed his son. Where did that come from, the pit of hell?

28 “There will be weeping there, and gnashing of teeth, when you see Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and all the prophets in the kingdom of God, but you yourselves thrown out.


So much for having the best seat and the big name. There is one very interesting aspect to this. Christians teach that no one is thrown into the Lake of Fire until the Great White Throne judgment. Yet prior to the Great White throne judgement we learn that the false prophet, a man, is already in the Lake of fire. I suspect he was like these ones here, he was so good at deceiving others he had even deceived himself. He demanded to be judged at the judgement seat of Christ, so the Lord accommodated him and sent him to the Lake of fire early.

29 People will come from east and west and north and south, and will take their places at the feast in the kingdom of God. 30 Indeed there are those who are last who will be first, and first who will be last.”

This goes back to the question about “are there only a few that are saved”. There are only a few people that can have the best seat or the best name. There are only a few that can be first. But you don’t need any of that to be saved. You can have the last seat and the last name and wind up with the first name. Jesus is the first name, to be saved is to know Jesus and to call Him Lord. If you do then you will obey Him and if you do that He will know you and where you are from.

31 At that time some Pharisees came to Jesus and said to him, “Leave this place and go somewhere else. Herod wants to kill you.”

Why does Herod want to kill Him? It seems like He has been exposing the Pharisees and the lawyers, Herod was the king. There was a conspiracy, they all worked together. Prior to the holocaust the Pope signed a deal with Hitler to avoid persecution. Kings and religious leaders have worked together for thousands of years. 9/11 was an inside job by some in the US government. They could never have done that if those who investigated the crime didn’t rubber stamp the official account. In the Bible this kind of investigation would have been done by the levitical priests. Herod’s goal was to keep in power as King, to do that He had to be the puppet of the Romans, the Jewish leaders goal was to keep in power, to do that they acquiesced to Herod and the Romans. Exposing the priests would bring the whole house of cards down, so Herod needed to act.

32 He replied, “Go tell that fox, ‘I will keep on driving out demons and healing people today and tomorrow, and on the third day I will reach my goal.’

Healing the bent over woman provoked Herod. The common people were being treated as beasts of burden so that the kings and rulers could walk around without lifting a finger. The elimination of serfdom weakened the kings hold on power, the parliamentary system weakened the kings hold on power, the expansion of the middle class weakened the ruling class’s hold on power. That is the Lord’s goal, bind the strong man and plunder His house. He likens that to the day of resurrection. The Declaration of Independence and the Emancipation Proclamation were two important steps toward this goal. Martin Luther King Jr. said "All tyrants, past, present and future, are powerless to bury the truths in these declarations". To God a thousand years is a day. To God it has been two days since the Lord’s crucifixion, it is now the start of the third day when we will rise from the grave with Him. It is time for us to stand up straight.

33 In any case, I must press on today and tomorrow and the next day—for surely no prophet can die outside Jerusalem!

We are heading to Jerusalem! That is the Lord’s goal, the city of peace. This is the necessary step towards the goal in “any case”. My salvation was one case, your salvation is another case, in every case our salvation from Satan’s bondage is at the cross of Christ. This is where we are headed.
 

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Without a doubt COP26 and Laudato Si are related to this covenant that the Prince of Rome confirms.

 

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Without a doubt COP26 and Laudato Si are related to this covenant that the Prince of Rome confirms.

Every transaction will soon be done in crypto. It is very easy to do that online, but how about these local businesses and shops? They have been bankrupting them at an alarming rate, replacing them all with the nationwide chains and online retailers. This will make the transition much simpler.

The just shall live by faith.
 

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This is classic

Showing the absurdity for the creation to be due to randomness


He brushes on topics that are relevant to this thread if you are well versed in the thread, otherwise you will miss the references.
 

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This is classic

Showing the absurdity for the creation to be due to randomness


He brushes on topics that are relevant to this thread if you are well versed in the thread, otherwise you will miss the references.
The big point for me is that we are in a digital simulation, a virtual simulation.

Physicists have come to this conclusion because when you make a particle smaller than a certain size it no longer has locality. It indicates that the location over every particle is a piece of information that you remove it you cut it small enough. The same is true of length.

Think of a particle on a computer simulation. You would encode information that would tell you when this line appears (time) and how long the line is (length). This would all be part of the code. If you break the code small enough you lose that information.

The point is that many think God is unrighteous that 1/3 of the people on earth will die during the tribulation. However, they have no issue with people dying in a video game. This life can be a virtual reality in which we discover what kind of person you are, kind of like a job interview. Based on how you do on the computer we'll decide what job to give you. What God values the most is Jesus Christ. If you are filled with Jesus Christ then you will ace your job interview, if you don't have a single drop of Jesus Christ then you will have a very poor job interview.