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‘In the beginning was the Word…’

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“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God…and the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us” John 1:1,14

The above passage of scripture was written by the Apostle John about God the Word, Jesus, who came to earth in the “flesh and dwelt among us.” God – the Word – was made flesh, Jesus, the Christ child, and dwelt among us. Since the Bible tells us that Jesus is the Word, who is detailed in written form, the Holy Bible, we need to consider just how dear we should hold the written Word of God to our hearts. Do we cherish our Bibles and study them every day, or are they sitting on bookshelves somewhere gathering dust? God told the Prophet Jeremiah that He would make a new covenant (New Testament) with His people and “write it in their hearts” (Jeremiah 31:33). It is at this time of year that we celebrate the arrival of our Savior, as prophesied hundreds of years before He was born: “Thou, Bethlehem Ephratah (birthplace of Jesus), though thou be little (a small city) among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall come forth unto Me that is to be ruler in Israel, whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting” Micah 5:2. “For unto us a child is born, unto us a Son is given, and the government shall be upon His shoulder, and His name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, The Mighty God, The Everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace, of the increase of His government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David and upon his kingdom to order it, and to establish it with judgment and justice from henceforth, even forever. The zeal of the Lord of hosts will perform this” Isaiah 9:6-7. God is the “Word,” which is the Word of God. God’s Word is powerful. “For the Word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart” Hebrews 4:12. God’s Word can bring conviction; God’s Word can save souls; God’s Word can heal the heart and body, and as we learned from the Book of Genesis, God’s Word even creates. God’s Holy Word is all-powerful; it is the Living Word. So, what have we done with God’s Holy Word? Personally, I can’t go a day without diving into it. I love it. God’s Word contains the instructions to gain Eternal Life, the Kingdom of God and to dwell forever with our Lord and Savior. I have written every word of it, studying it slowly, “line upon line, precept upon precept, here a little, there a little” (Isaiah 28:10). I am writing the Books of the Bible for the second time, including the Apocrypha (hidden books). I have written some of the second copies in Spanish; but I started all over in Hebrew, the original text, which provides greater insight than the Spanish or English translations. I can’t get enough of God’s Holy Word. I am sharing this information in hopes of inspiring those of you who might not yet have a zeal for knowing God’s Word, the Living Word. The Bible tells us that the testimony of Jesus is the Spirit of Prophecy (Revelation 19:10). The Holy Word of God is prophetic; it reveals the future and it reveals who Jesus really is. It is impossible to know Jesus, in the manner we should know Him, without knowing His Word. I can say from personal experience that the more we know God’s Word, the more intimately we know Jesus Himself. There is no other book in the world that can lead the way to Eternal Life; there is no other book in the world that reveals the mysteries of God; there is no other book that reveals prophecy and insight into the future, or that provides the kind of wisdom, knowledge and understanding that only comes from God. Jesus is the powerful Word of God and He came down from his throne in glory to dwell among men. His own people did not receive Him when He arrived the first time; but He has promised He will come again and, according to Bible prophecy, His return is imminent. People have thought throughout the centuries that He could have returned hundreds of years ago, but had they known the Word of God, which clearly tells us that Israel had to be a nation, and Jerusalem had to belong to the Jews again, they would have known long ago that Jesus would not return until our generation (Psalm 102:16).

Do you know God’s Word – Jesus? 

God bless you with the Light of the world and Merry Christmas!


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The Pearl of Great Price

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THE PEARL OF GREAT PRICE

Once I finish an article, I should be able to upload it to several websites within 45 minutes to an hour. That would be wonderful, but I haven’t had that luxury in about the last six years.

Articles take a considerable amount of time, primarily due to research, and I am in a good habit of validating my information before publishing; then I write it out comprehensively and proof/edit it at least a couple of times for accuracy.

After all of this time-consuming work, it would be nice if I could publish articles within a reasonable period of time, 45 minutes, or an hour. However, it takes much longer now because I am constantly targeted.

For example, I finished an article yesterday at about 5:00 pm and I was only able to upload it to one of several websites in the last four and a-half hours!

Why?

I have been targeted by Liberal Luciferian Lunatics, and perhaps every devil among satan’s minions, within about a year after publishing the first website, 2011. I fight cyberwars with these imps near constantly.

I have many “workarounds” I can launch once the targeting begins, but that is all very time consuming. I can’t explain the things I do (as I am praying) in order to get articles published, because that would release certain “intelligence” pertaining to this warfare that I won’t publish. Much of what I do is according to the leading of the Holy Ghost, as I do battle with the enemy.

If God didn’t provide the intelligence for this warfare, the websites wouldn’t exist.

“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, spiritual wickedness in high places” Ephesians 6:12.

I sat exasperated tonight after publishing only one site in over four hours, and I literally asked God if He enjoyed torturing me!

I was waiting in my office chair, praying, asking God what the next move is, while “binding the devil,” as I also contemplated why God allows this battle to continue, when He and I both know He could easily fix it in an instant!

I bowed my head, considering how I would be sitting here waiting until this time next month – with one hair remaining on my head – with my back permanently hunched over – with my eyeballs hanging out of their sockets – and my tired chin hanging down to my chest – and I asked God, “Why, Lord, why do you make me go through this, when you can fix it right now!”

I laid my head across my arm on the desk and the Lord actually answered that belligerent question!

God said,

“I long to know just how much you love Me.”

Immediately, He also brought my mind to the “pearl of great price” and I couldn’t help crying…

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man seeking goodly pearls, who when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it” Matthew 13:45-46 (emphasis added).

The Lord allows us to be tried and tested, because He wants to see that we consider Him our “Pearl of great price.”

I said to the Lord, and I will say here publicly,

“Lord, my bridegroom, You are my very precious Pearl of great price!”

The Lord is coming back for His precious bride (a figure of how much He loves us – Isaiah 62:5), without spot or blemish (Ephesians 5:27-32). Do you have on your wedding garments? (Isaiah 61:10)

Hundreds of Bible prophecies have been fulfilled and those remaining shall surely come to pass. Are you prepared to stand before God and give an account of the life you have lived on this earth (Revelation 20:12-15)? If not, salvation is only a prayer away. Please visit the How Can I Be Saved page – your eternal destiny depends on it. God bless you.


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God bless you with the Light of the world.

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A Message By Pastor Matthew Hagee

God bless you!

Hundreds of Bible prophecies have been fulfilled and those remaining shall surely come to pass. Are you prepared to stand before God and give an account of the life you have lived on this earth (Revelation 20:12-15)? If not, salvation is only a prayer away. Please visit the How Can I Be Saved page – your eternal destiny depends on it. God bless you.


All written publications on this site may be copied and shared for evangelistic and educational purposes. Did Jesus say, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature — and make sure you copyright it?!” I think not.

God bless you with the Light of the world.

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Stranger and Sojourner, or Resident?

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STRANGER AND SOJOURNER, OR RESIDENT?

The Word of God tells us that Abraham referred to himself as a “stranger and sojourner,” as he sought a burial place for Sarah, his wife (Genesis 23:4).

King David, beloved of God, referred to himself (and his fathers) as a “stranger and sojourner” (Psalms 39:12).

The Apostle Paul referred to those who “died in faith” as “strangers and pilgrims” on the earth (Hebrews 11:13).

Are we gaining a sense that “strangers and sojourners” on the earth are holy people?

The Apostle Peter said,

“Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul” 1 Peter 2:11.

More than at any other time in recent history, we live in perilous times and, frankly, there are a lot of evil people in the world today. If you aren’t certain of that, simply bring up DrudgeReport.com, the most popular news source in America, for a few days and you will know what I’m talking about.

Jesus said that as we draw nearer to His return, iniquity would abound and the love of many would turn cold (Matthew 24:12).

People in the world today lie profusely, they are proud, they curse and blaspheme, have no regard for God, or His commandments; they are competitive (which can be a good thing, if one isn’t looking to devour the competition) and society is rife with murder and fornication at every turn.

As time advances, the atmosphere in the world changes and it becomes an increasingly more dangerous place in which to live. There was a time, about a-half century ago, when people could gather together for a common cause and work to improve the community. Today, we have to be extremely cautious with whom we gather together and the fewer people in attendance, the safer the environment will be. We are in a sad situation, on one hand…

On the other hand, it is a time of great expectation for God’s people.

As Jesus described the time of the end, He said,

“And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up and lift up your heads, for your redemption draws near” Luke 21:28.

He also said,

“Blessed are those servants whom the Lord, when He comes, shall find watching; truly I say unto you that He shall gird Himself and make them to sit down to meat and will come forth and serve them” Luke 12:37.

The stranger and sojourner on this earth is the Lord’s servant and that man has a constant understanding of the Lord’s imminent return at all times; the sense of it never leaves him, for he is looking for that city not made with hands, but by the spoken Word of God:

“By faith, Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed, and he went out, not knowing where he was going. By faith, he sojourned in the land of promise, as in a strange country, dwelling in tabernacles with Isaac and Jacob, the heirs with him of the same promise, for he looked for a city which has foundations, whose builder and maker is God” Hebrews 11:8-10.

Abraham’s life signifies a Christian living in the world today; we walk by faith, not by sight (2 Corinthians 5:7).

“But now they (the saints) desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one; therefore, God is not ashamed to be called their God, for He has prepared for them a city” Hebrews 11:16.

Jesus said,

“Whosoever will save his life, shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for My sake and the gospel’s, the same shall save it” Mark 8:35.

In other words, if we seek to please ourselves in this life, seeking to gain what the world has to offer, that being our focus, we will lose our lives to eternal damnation. Moreover, if we give up our own desires to seek the will of God and surrender ourselves servants to obey the Lord in this life, regardless of where it leads us (walking by faith), we will save it – eternally in that heavenly city created by God for His faithful servants.

So, we must all ask ourselves this question: Am I a stranger and sojourner with the fellow saints, looking for that heavenly eternal city; or am I a resident of the world, seeking after worldly things and fulfilling the desires and lusts of the flesh, which lead to everlasting torment, separated from God?

Jesus also said,

“Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watches and keeps his (righteous) garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame (sin)” Revelation 16:15.

Hundreds of Bible prophecies have been fulfilled and those remaining shall surely come to pass. Are you prepared to stand before God and give an account of the life you have lived on this earth (Revelation 20:12-15)? If not, salvation is only a prayer away. Please visit the How Can I Be Saved page – your eternal destiny depends on it. God bless you.


All written publications on this site may be copied and shared for evangelistic and educational purposes. Did Jesus say, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature — and make sure you copyright it?!” I think not.

God bless you with the Light of the world.

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Blasphemy-Bot

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A former Uber employee, Anthony Levandowski, formed a religion to build a “godhead” robot a billion times smarter than any human.

Levandowski created a religion based upon artificial intelligence and he said once he and his converts have created the god-bot, they will worship it!

I simply have one thing to say to Levandowski:

“When your robot god can speak things into existence, by all means, worship it!”

Blasphemers are popping up all over the place now.

The Word of God tells us,

“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” 2 Timothy 3:1-2.

This shouldn’t surprise us. When the antichrist comes to power in the last days, he will do likewise, and this blasphemy-bot is just a prelude to what is really going to happen in the near future.

Jesus told this to the Apostle John about 2,000 years ago:

“He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads, that no man might buy or sell, except he who has the mark, the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding count the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is six hundred, sixty-six…I saw thrones and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them; and I saw the souls of those who were beheaded for the witness of Jesus and for the Word of God, which had not worshiped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands, and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years” (emphasis added) Revelation 13:16-18; 20:4.

Those who worship the beast (antichrist) and receive his “mark” will thereby make themselves irredeemable thereafter, for Jesus also said,

“And the third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, If any man worship the beast (antichrist) and his image, and receive his mark in his forehead, or in his hand, the same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God which is poured out without mixture into the cup of His indignation, and he shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb. And the smoke of their torment ascends up forever and ever and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image and whosoever receives the mark of his name” (emphasis added) Revelation 14:9-11.

God will share His glory with no one:

“ I Am the Lord; that is My name, and My glory will I not give to another, neither My praise to graven images” Isaiah 42:8.

Hundreds of Bible prophecies have been fulfilled and those remaining shall surely come to pass. Are you prepared to stand before God and give an account of the life you have lived on this earth (Revelation 20:12-15)? If not, salvation is only a prayer away. Please visit the How Can I Be Saved page – your eternal destiny depends on it. God bless you.


All written publications on this site may be copied and shared for evangelistic and educational purposes. Did Jesus say, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature — and make sure you copyright it?!” I think not.

God bless you with the Light of the world.

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7.4 Great Quake Hits Iran/Iraq Border; Major Quakes Hit Ascension Island Region (6.3) and Japan (6.1)

6.0 AND GREATER EARTHQUAKES ARE REPORTED ON THIS SITE AND ALL EARTHQUAKE STATS PERTAIN TO 6.0 AND GREATER MAGNITUDE QUAKES.

ASCENSION ISLAND REGION

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A major 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit the Ascension Island region on November 11, 2017, at 00:36:15 UTC, at a depth of 10 km, reported USGS.

IRAQ

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A great 7.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Iran/Iraq border region on November 12, 2017, at 18:18:22 UTC, at a depth of 52 km, reported Geoscience Australia (not finalized).

JAPAN

Map: USGS

A major 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit off the east coast of Honshu, Japan, on November 12, 2017, at 22:24:05 UTC, at a depth of 0 km, reported Geoscience Australia (not finalized).

864 major (6.0+) to super (8.0+) earthquakes hit various places worldwide over the last 1,726 days. Among these were 95 7.0+ and 10 8.0+ magnitude quakes. (Sources: EMSC-CSEM; Geoscience Australia; USGS; National Weather Service; Pacific Tsunami Warning Center; China Earthquake Networks Center; GEOFON; Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory [LDEO] of Columbia University.)

Major to super magnitude earthquakes occurred every other day on average during the last 57 months.

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11-17 EARTHQUAKE STATS 

Jesus said these signs would appear before He returns,

“Nation will rise against nation, kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines, pestilences and earthquakes in diverse places Matthew 24:7.

“Great earthquakes shall be in diverse places and famines and pestilences, and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven” Luke 21:11.

Jesus also said,

“There shall be signs in the sun, in the moon and the stars (we have seen this with the blood moon tetrad in 2014-15 on Israel’s feast days, with a solar eclipse; the Star of Bethlehem and the Virgo and Leo line up of stars over Jerusalem on September 23, 2017) and upon the earth distress of nations with perplexity (major nations are threatening war right now – possibly nuclear); the sea and the waves roaring (tsunamis)” Luke 21:25.

“Blessed are those servants whom the Master, when He comes, will find watching Luke 12:37.

Hundreds of Bible prophecies have been fulfilled and those remaining shall surely come to pass. Are you prepared to stand before God and give an account of the life you have lived on this earth (Revelation 20:12-15)? If not, salvation is only a prayer away. Please visit the How Can I Be Saved page – your eternal destiny depends on it. God bless you.


All written publications on this site may be copied and shared for evangelistic and educational purposes. Did Jesus say, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature — and make sure you copyright it?!” I think not.

God bless you with the Light of the world.

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Saudi Arabia Says Lebanon Declares War

SAUDI ARABIA SAYS LEBANON DECLARES WAR

Prime Minister of Lebanon Saad al-Hariri suddenly announced his resignation as Prime Minister, which was broadcast from Saudi Arabia on Saturday. He said during his speech that he resigned because of a plot to assassinate him. Even his guards were stunned by al-Hariri’s resignation.

Hezbollah, a faction of Shi’ite Muslim terrorists, actually has two ministers in Lebanon’s Parliament and Hezbollah militants are also powerful in Lebanon. It could very well be that al-Hariri feared for his life and anticipates a coup by Hezbollah terrorists, who are allied with Iran.

An Iranian official, Ali Akbar Velayati (Shi’ite), met with al-Hariri in Lebanon and after their meeting, al-Hariri cancelled his appointments and left immediately for Saudi Arabia.

After his meeting with al-Hariri, Velayati then announced from Beirut Iran’s (Shi’ites) victories in Iraq, Syria and Lebanon.

A number of interesting things have happened suddenly throughout the Middle East simultaneously, which may all be linked together, leading up to a major war of Biblical proportions, fulfilling last days Bible prophecy.

Amidst al-Hariri’s resignation, Houthi Muslim terrorists, Shi’ites and allies of Iran, launched a missile near the capital of Saudi Arabia (Sunni Muslims) from Yemen on Saturday.

Saudis said the missile, which was intercepted, was made in Iran and they see this attack as a declaration of war.

American propagandized media have been publishing reports that Islamic State terrorists are defeated, annihilated in Syria, suggesting we can all calm down now.

As long as Iranian Shi’ite terrorists exist and Hezbollah and other terrorist groups like Houthi Shi’ite Muslims remain alive on the earth, no one in the world is safe. The idea that Muslim terrorists have been defeated to any large degree defies Bible prophecy and it will not happen until Christ returns, after the seven-year great tribulation.

According to Bible prophecy, the antichrist (Muslim Mahdi – messiah) will rise up from a small group, according to Daniel’s prophecies. It is interesting to note that the Shi’ite Muslim terrorists are far outnumbered by the large majority of Sunnis.

According to Islamicweb.com, Shia, or Shi’ite, Muslims are about 7.5 – 11 percent of the Muslim population, so mostly Sunni and a few other small factions make up the remaining 89 – 92.5 percent.

The Prophet Daniel wrote this about the antichrist of the last days:

“After the league (a seven-year peace treaty – a Biblical “week”) made with him, he shall work deceitfully, for he shall come up and shall become strong with a small people” Daniel 11:23 (emphasis added).

The antichrist will come to power in the last days with a “small” people, according to Daniel’s prophecy.

How do we know that the antichrist is the Muslim Mahdi (messiah)? 

“He causes all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark on their right hand, or on their foreheads, that no man might buy or sell, except he who has the mark, the name of the beast, or the number of his name. Here is wisdom. Let him who has understanding county the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is six hundred, sixty-six” Revelation 13:16-18 (emphasis added). (The beast (antichrist) will establish a cashless society and only those bearing his “mark” will be able to buy or sell.)

“I saw thrones and they sat upon them and judgment was given unto them, and I saw the souls of them who were beheaded for the witness of Jesus and for the Word of God, who had not worshiped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or on their hands, and they lived and reigned with Christ a thousand years” Revelation 20:4 (emphasis added). (Those who refuse the “mark” of the “beast” will be “beheaded.”)

Who “beheads” people? Muslims, Muslims, MUSLIMS!

Iranian, Hezbollah and Houthi Shi’ites are stirring up strife right now in the Middle East and they are among the relatively small group of Shi’ites, but they are also very strong, so we need to keep our eyes on the situation.

According to Bible prophecy, we are definitely living in the last days, so what is happening now could be very significant prophetically.

Hundreds of Bible prophecies have been fulfilled and those remaining shall surely come to pass. Are you prepared to stand before God and give an account of the life you have lived on this earth (Revelation 20:12-15)? If not, salvation is only a prayer away. Please visit the How Can I Be Saved page – your eternal destiny depends on it. God bless you.


All written publications on this site may be copied and shared for evangelistic and educational purposes. Did Jesus say, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature — and make sure you copyright it?!” I think not.

God bless you with the Light of the world.

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