By Pastor Jeff,
Matthew 24:4-6, “And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.” Depending on your age many of us have experienced wars in our such as WW2, Korean, Vietnam, and Gulf war. Currently we are aware of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. The bible in Revelations 9:14-15, talks of a day when 1/3 of the population will be killed in what may be WW3.
Even some are claiming that WW3 has already begun, in fact just recently Vladimir Putin announced to his people to get ready for total war over the tensions in Syria and as result of failed talks with the U.S. They even have backed out of the Nuclear Security Pact which has been followed to some degree since the end of the cold war. In August the nation of China had made a similar declaration to it’s people. So are we at the edge of maybe the last war to end all wars?
Luke 21:25-28 tells us to do one thing, “And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring; Men’s hearts failing them for fear, and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. And when these things begin to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.” LOOK UP!
Revelations 6:5-6, “And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand. And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.” Our economy no matter what some in our government keep telling us is in shambles. We are being told that inflation is in check with the first seven months of 2015 the rate being at .8% when reality it was around 10%. They just choose to not include the cost of energy or food in the equation (anyone you know doesn’t pay a gas bill or purchase food?). We have a debt that will reach 20 trillion this year which doesn’t include unfunded liabilities such as Medicare, pensions, Social Security which brings the total to a shocking total of 128 trillion dollars. The Stock Market has been overvalued for quite a will now and the question isn’t if, but when we will have a major drop.
What should we do? LOOK UP!
We are seeing Revelations 13:11-18 coming to life right before our eyes as technology is moving closer and closer to having the ability for every man, woman, and child to be marked with either some kind of RFID chip (See Dr. Oz, “The next Big Thing” for example) or some kind of tattoo such as what Microsoft and MIT have presented lately (Microsoft Smart Tattoo, August 14th, 2016). The acceptance of these types of tracking abilities is readily becoming more acceptable and even desired.
So what should we do? LOOK UP!
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