The Shock Plan for Getting Ready

I’ve been getting a number of questions about how to prepare for the disaster that is rolling down on us. They are good questions, and I have answers. However, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Each one of you will face this challenge differently because each of you has a different situation.

Having said that, there ARE guidelines that fit all of us. Whether you have much, or little, you CAN prepare. So, let’s get into that.


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What you need to have before getting ready

Personal Responsibility – As I traverse our ball of earth and sky, I notice that there seem to be very few people who take responsibility for their lives. When something goes wrong, someone else is always at fault. When jobs are lost or lives disrupted, the blame always lies on someone, and it isn’t themselves. This is a deadly attitude when preparing for disaster. You must take personal responsibility for your life.

Long Term Thinking – The developed world has become fixated on immediate gratification. We want everything now and aren’t willing to delay enjoyment. We acquire as many luxuries as humanly possible and pay for those luxuries with debt. You cannot survive what is coming by thinking this way. You must learn to deny yourself now to ensure your future.

Jesus – Without our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, you have nothing. There is no hope and no future without God the Son. If you have not made Him the purpose and center of your life, then there’s nothing else to talk about. I cannot imagine any kind of worthwhile survival plan that doesn’t have eternity as our goal.

If you do not know Jesus as your Lord and Savior – or if you are unsure of your connection to Him – I strongly encourage you to find someone who does. There is nothing, NOTHING more important than being a son or daughter of God. There is no hope without Jesus Christ.

So, let’s get ready.

Step 1 – Hold God Close

The first thing that you must do right now is draw close to God. If you are a child of God the Father, then He is ALWAYS the first answer in times of trouble. But, can you really expect His help, if you do not draw close to Him?

Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world. – James 4:8

Please remember that this disaster is coming upon us because of our sin. We Christians have drifted away from God and have greatly sinned against Him. The only way that we are going to survive His judgment upon the world is to clean up our lives and seek righteousness with all our heart.

But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord: he is their strength in the time of trouble. And the Lord shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him. – Psalm 37:39-40

You MUST disentangle yourself from the evils of our society. Our culture has become unbelievably corrupt, and we enjoy that corruption far, far too much. So, get rid of your television. Stop watching movies. Get away from the mainstream.

Remember that it is the ‘mainstream’ that got us into this mess. Getting away from the mainstream is the only way out.

And, get a better church. If your church isn’t clued-in to what is happening, it’s time to find one that is. Yes, I know that this means giving up friends and even family, but time is up. You do not have the luxury of wasting time on those who have chosen to ignore the coming storm. Show them that you’re serious by taking action. What you do will always be more impressive than what you say.

Read. Your. Bible. If you aren’t reading your Bible every day, you need to ask yourself whether you are serious about being a follower of Christ. What we do now has a direct impact on eternity, which means that we are completely insane if we aren’t taking this opportunity to allow God to speak to us each and every day.

Pray. When Jesus told His disciples about all the terrible things that are in OUR future, they were dismayed and asked Jesus what they should do – expecting Him to give useful tips on survival. Here is what Christ said:

Watch ye therefore, and pray always, that ye may be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass, and to stand before the Son of man.Luke 21:36

That’s why Luke 21:36 will always be the touchstone for this website. It is the single most important message you need for your survival.

And, for those of you who claim to know Jesus. Please remember that it doesn’t matter if you know Him. The demons know Jesus.

What matters is if He knows YOU.

Does Jesus know you?

Check back tomorrow as we continue to make our way through The Shock Plan for Getting Ready.


If you find a flaw in my reasoning, have a question, or wish to add your own viewpoint, leave a comment. Your input is truly welcome.


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8 thoughts on “The Shock Plan for Getting Ready”

  1. Very good article John,

    Luke 21: 36 is so important during this time we are living in. What I am encountering with Christians when I tell them “Danger is coming!” is a complacency that the rapture will happen before bad events begin. The rapture will happen, but we don’t know when it will happen.

    Thanks for your dedication,
    Byron Maltimore

  2. Stewart Best links

    James McCanney link – Not a Christian Ministry, but a astronomer/physicist talking about ison among other things. He is genuinely seeking Truth. A lot of stuff on Ison.

    James Lloyd

    The article I told you about by James Lloyd

    Chris Blodgett

    • Hi John Ashcraft,

      Thank you for offering those websites. I appreciate it.

      I just want everyone to know that their appearance here is not an endorsement. If ANYONE finds something seriously wrong with these, please contact me.

      (My sense of responsibility for what is posted on this site normally means that I don’t allow any list of links to be posted.)

      Thanks again, John!

      Yours in Christ

      John Little

  3. If you find a flaw in my reasoning. do i find a problem with it? yes and why? because you are all over the place and not thinking clearly. is there time to get you and the many others on the only safe way out. no why? because you trust your own reasoning and this is the one time you can’t!
    my answer to you is quite simple. pray and stay ready. take what you have when time to go. 150 miles from everyone and everything is correct. when they come for you be ready to die, right there on that spot. this is where you die standing. you must not go with anyone anywhere.
    the banks will shut down and what cash you have will be the last time you ever have any. the mark of the beast is what comes up next and after many get it, it is off with their heads. they got what they came for, the soul. the few who stay and become the nwo will wish they had died with you, for they will seek death and it will flee. getting GOD full wrath pure as it can ever come. pain and suffering on new heights, never ending just a brief change of location.
    will the people be ready? no how can one get ready for something they can’t understand. choose death is the answer.
    the reason for all the coming destructors, the people have turned from GOD and don’t even know it many of them. the church is what holds the world up and when it falls the world don’t matter, his people must be dealt with, it can’t go any further. i want to take time to write it all down for you, to spell it out, but i don’t enjoy wasting my time just to be deleted and pushed to the side as a voice not to be reasoned with.
    death is the next stop, do not fear it, fear the second death. look at your life and ask for forgiveness in all that you have done. mean every word. talk about each account and what was wrong with your actions or lack there of, which ever the case made be. the goal for everyone is heaven. the task of getting there was meant to be hard and life long. no american dream but only learning all there is too know about how to love thy brother. should you wish to hear more email and i will reply…

  4. John, thank you so much for your work my brother, The Lord is truly using you. I am a 54 year old father of 5; married 28 years. I had subscribed to your newsletter several months ago and I want you to know that well, as I said above – The Lord is truly using you – you are reaching (and The Lord is touching) so many hearts. I am very much aware of the times and as a result, have drifted away from Christ using drugs as an escape mechanism. I think that I have known all of my adult life that we are in the last days. I guess I am saying is that The Lord made things crystal clear to me, through you and I praise God for that – I am turning things around John as I believe The Lord has work for me – pray for me if you get a chance –

    • Hi Patrick,

      God bless you, Patrick.

      Thank you for sharing that with me. I am truly blessed by that comment and humbled that God would use me to help you. I will be earnestly praying for you, brother.

      May the Lord guide you and walk with you in these days of trial. May He bless you and keep you. May His face always shine upon you and light your way. May the blessings of God be upon you and your family, in the darkness that comes. May you have joy in the Lord. In Jesus’ name, Amen!

      Patrick, God bless you, brother. You are not alone.

      Yours in Christ,

      John Little


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