The reasons why these Last Days are the way that they are… well …they’re complex, and the only publication that simplifies that complexity is the Bible. All others end up in deception when simplifying current events.
In fact, I worry about engaging in accidental deception, when I try to unravel the complexities for you. That’s why you should never take what I say ‘at face value’.
Always look deep. Always.
You will never understand what’s really happening if you don’t look below the surface. There are dark currents under that ice that you stand on, so I encourage you to understand those currents so that you can make your way to firmer ground.
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Always Ask WHY
Having spent a decade and a half in the Middle East, I think that I understand it better than most. In fact, it’s probably one of the most important reasons for reading what I write and listening to me when an interview pops up.
It doesn’t mean that I’m smart or have better eyesight. It just means that I can provide you with eye-witness accounts of the truth.
I was there.
If I lie to you, I will be judged by God for it.
That should be enough for you to trust my attempt at honesty. What should also help, is that I take nothing that happens in the Middle East at face value. I always consider the events and environments that have led to the events and environments that we see now.
Part II – A Minute To Midnite Interview
I’m talking about this, partly because of the second part of the interview with Tony of AMinuteToMidnite:
YouTube shortlink: https://youtu.be/8yf7Om8m6ms
In that interview, I tried to show at least some of the background elements of the creation of the State of Israel, as well as some of the background to the Israel-Arab conflict.
But, that’s only part of the reason why I’m writing this.
Mass Murder In Orlando
Another part points to the events in Orlando, where a Muslim went into a Gay nightclub and engaged in mass murder.
The interesting thing is that I have yet to hear a single person give the correct reason for why he did it.
So, let me ask the right question:
Why did Omar Mateen shoot up that nightclub?
Because he had to.
Until the world understands Islam, they will never understand why Muslims engage in violence for the cause of Islam. In fact, it took me a while to figure it out, several years after I had arrived in Israel.
The light dawned on me one day, after a terrorist attack in Israel. A young suicide bomber had blown himself up, murdering lots of Israeli civilians… and, HIS MOTHER WAS CELEBRATING!
I was completely astounded.
How could a mother celebrate the death of her son?
Then, someone explained it to me:
First: Islam provides only a works-based salvation
Under Islam, you will not go to heaven unless your good works outweigh your bad. And, that means from the moment you were born, until now. And, that includes your works from BEFORE you became a Muslim.
If you have too many ‘bad deeds’, you are in serious trouble when you die, according to Islam.
Second: The only Islamic way out of that mess
But, Islam provides an interesting way out of this dilemma. If your bad deeds outweigh your good ones, then the only thing that you can do to make it to heaven, is to die in ‘defense of Islam’. If you die fighting for Islam, then all of you bad deeds are wiped clean and you get to go to heaven, no questions asked.
Third: You bring your family and friends with you
Then, there’s the reason why that mother was celebrating the death of her son. Under Islam, if you die fighting for Islam, you get to choose 72 people to go with you to heaven, no matter what THEY might have done. No questions asked. Straight to heaven.
THAT is why the mother was celebrating. She was going to heaven.
That’s certainly worth celebrating, right?
Fourth: If you can’t quit sinning…
The deepest reason of all, I believe, also lies in the inability of Islam to change the hearts of Muslims. This Omar Mateen was gay and drank alcohol. He was trying to get away from it, but couldn’t. So, the only thing that he could do to get away from these demons that plagued his life was to die in defense of Islam.
It was the only way out for him.
This is one of the reasons why so many drug addicts, homosexuals, thieves, etc. often become suicide bombers. It’s the only way to clean the slate for them. Do a statistical analysis of all the suicide bombers out there. You’ll see what I mean.
This is not to say that all suicide bombers have a criminal past. But, it provides an explanation of events that no one is talking about, or wants to talk about.
Those of you who have accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior… YOU understand that God can… and WILL …change your heart and free you from sin. I am so sorry that these suicide terrorists don’t realize that and turn to death as the answer.
An Example For Why We Need To Look Deeply
Furthermore, it’s an example of the need to look more deeply into the reasons for why things are happening. Too many people are looking at the surface and drawing their conclusions there.
That’s how the MSM is deceiving so many people. They only show you the surface, and never show you why things are happening the way that they are happening.
It’s not enough to see WHAT is happening.
You need to ask WHY.
I truly hope that you’ll be ready for this
(That’s a link. Click it for a discussion on preparation.)
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished. – Proverbs 22:3
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