Of all the years that I’ve been writing articles, I believe that 2017 is the most important. And, I’ve been writing since the mid ’90s. Only time will tell, whether I’m right (and write). And, 2018 might be even MORE momentous.
However, we’ll deal with 2018 later. Right now, we need to look back at this past year and examine what was important. But, I want to do that a bit differently than I normally do, at this time of year.
I want to look at the articles that YOU thought were important, and a few that I thought to be important.
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Normally, I do a rundown of what happened over the past year, and why those events are important. But, I don’t really want to do that, this time.
Yes, 2017 was a momentous year. And, I don’t think that it’s possible to stress this enough. But, a rundown of the events that made it ‘momentous’, will miss the point.
Please remember that the Bible describes events in our future that will shake the soul of everyone on this planet. Some of those events have already begun. Some won’t occur until maybe next year, or the year after – or hopefully, years in our future. But, those events ARE in our future. And, most of you will still be alive, when they roll down upon us.
The headlines of our newspapers might preach a different message than the one in the Bible. Many are already beginning to proclaim that America is Great Again.
But, has anything really changed?
Our headlong race into the abyss is still pedal-to-the-metal. Our national debts still rise to the moon. Stock valuations are at their highest in history. The bond market is reached its peak and shows signs of imminent collapse. The Grand Solar Minimum moves forward, on schedule. Muslims flood into Europe and North America. More and more corruption is being revealed, every day, and nothing is being done about it.
In America, the US Navy is at a breaking point. The infrastructure of the US teeters on collapse. Homelessness is on rising rapidly, while the opioid crisis is worse than it has ever been.
The good news is that Donald Trump seems to be leading a movement to turn back the clock and regain some of what America has lost. And, he’s been living up to promises made on the campaign trail. I am surprised, and I hope to continually BE surprised.
I’m not sure if there is all that much that can turn this ship around, but I see President Trump doing everything that he can. At the very least, he gets points for trying. If he can drain the swamp, reduce government overreach, and shrink the cost of government, maybe the darkness can be held back for a bit longer.
But, I doubt it.
A Quick Point About January 1st
You’ll see, in the research section, a well researched discussion of why Christmas isn’t as pagan as some say. It also lays out some evidence – but, only some – that December ‘might’ have been the birth month of Jesus.
So, in the spirit of this thought, let me point out the spiritual significance of January 1st. In fact, let me help you figure this out for yourself:
December 25 – The First Day
December 26 – The Second Day
December 27 – The Third Day
December 28 – The Fourth Day
December 29 – The Fifth Day
December 30 – The Sixth Day
December 31 – The Seventh Day
January 1 – The Eighth Day
Under the Law of Moses and according to the covenant made by God, with Abraham…
…what must a male child go through on the eighth day?
That’s right. Circumcision. And yes, that really is the reason why January 1st is New Year’s Day. Look it up, if you don’t believe me.
So, on January First, I wish you a…
Happy Circumcision of Jesus Day!
The Most Important Omega Shock Articles
Much of what I wrote in 2017 lies at the core of the dark future that we all face. Therefore, I have chosen the articles that I believe were the most important, as well as articles that generated the most comments – over the pas year.
The paragraphs following each link are quotes from the article, to give you an idea of what you will read, when you click the link. There is much more to read in the articles themselves.
We live in the Age of Deception – a fact that I’ve been repeating ad nauseam. And, I will keep repeating that, since this appears to be a truth that seems especially hard to accept. In fact, I repeat this as much for my own edification as yours.
The problem is that this deception has reached into our midst, and it’s poisoning our own ability to see the truth of what is happening around us. I am very distressed by this, since you are the target of this deception.
Satan wants YOU destroyed, and he has sown the seeds of your destruction in the hearts of many that you love and trust.
Do Not Let The Blinders Blind
Jesus spoke about blind teachers leading others in their blindness:
Ye hypocrites, well did Esaias prophesy of you, saying,
This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.
But in vain they do worship me, teaching for doctrines the commandments of men.
And he called the multitude, and said unto them, Hear, and understand:
Not that which goeth into the mouth defileth a man; but that which cometh out of the mouth, this defileth a man.
Then came his disciples, and said unto him, Knowest thou that the Pharisees were offended, after they heard this saying?
But he answered and said, Every plant, which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up.
Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
– Matthew 15:7-14
We are rapidly approaching the last part of the Last Days. A time is coming in which we will no longer have the time to try an open the eyes of the blind.
Now is the time to wake up. There is so little time left, and the deception that grips the hearts of our brothers and sisters grows in strength. If you let it overcome you, you and those that depend upon your leadership will suffer greatly.
And, it is my purpose, here with Omega Shock, to help you survive what is already at our door and avoid the terrible suffering of those too blind to see it come.
Please. Open your eyes. It is almost too late.
We live in THE age of deception. Satan and his elite minions are doing their very best to destroy the idea that Jesus is God, that He created the Universe in six days and that He came, died and rose again for your sins.
It’s a full court press – an all hands on deck attempt to pry faith in Christ from you.
Jesus said that the attempt would be completely convincing to everyone except the elect. And, Jesus called us to watch for it, to be ready for it.
How can you watch, if you don’t see clearly?
My point is that you need to be VERY cynical about claims that don’t add up. And, if it is hard to know what does and does not ‘add up’, you need to develop those mental muscles required to do such ‘addition’.
To put it another way, always ask why someone says such and such. There’s always a reason, and most of those reasons are pretty awful.
My hope is that we will all make it through the dark days ahead and find a moment in time to compare notes on the deceptions that we have each overcome.
There are a lot of them out there.
Jesus spoke of Jerusalem – also known as Zion – as a key identifier of the Last Days. The prophets of the Old Testament who are the biggest source of information on the Last Days, also write about the physical land of Israel being key to the Last Days.
Yet, there are so many lies being told about Israel, that I am forced at least once a year to dispel the lies being told about a place that I lived in for 15 years.
My hope is that you read your Bible. If you don’t, then there’s nothing that I can do to help you survive what is coming. The Last Days began decades ago, and we are approaching the final stretch. And, anyone who reads their Bible will see that Israel – specifically Jerusalem – figures prominently in those passages about the Last Days.
Yes, I know that it doesn’t make sense that the Land of Israel is so important. God doesn’t say why He brought Abraham to this tiny bit of geography. God doesn’t tell us why He sent Jacob out of Israel, only to pull his children back again, centuries later. God doesn’t tell us why Mt. Moriah is so important.
DEBUNKING THE LIES ABOUT ISRAEL
Here are a few of the topics that I deal with in this article:
Israel Is A Creation Of The Rothschilds?
The Khazars – A Fiction
The Attack On The USS Liberty
Israel – A Blessing To The Arabs
Israel Saved Millions Of Arab Lives
Israel: The World’s Most Moral Army
Israel’s Legal Founding
Is the UN Fair to Israel?
A Black South African on Israel and Apartheid
Are Israeli Settlements the Barrier to Peace?
The Middle East Problem
I think that you are beginning to see that the story that you’ve been hearing from the anti-Semites and anti-Zionists (same thing) isn’t the truth. You’ve probably been fed line after line about how awful the Jewish people are.
To be fair, some Jews ARE awful. In fact, some of them are even ANTI-Jewish. A friend of mine – who is VERY Jewish – told me once that the worst anti-Semites are Jewish. But, that’s not your problem.
Your problem… your challenge …is to follow God. To follow the commandments of God. And, God talks about His plan for Israel in the Last Days. You do NOT want to be against that plan.
Furthermore, you need to know the timing of that plan. You can find it here:
Why Israel MUST be Saved BEFORE the Great Tribulation
That’s right. Israel MUST be saved BEFORE the Tribulation. That’s going to be a shocker for some of you, but it’s important to get that right. In fact, read ALL of Ezekiel’s Fire. It might just save your life.
And, I really want to save your life, and I want you to hear the words ‘well done’ when you stand before God one day.
Spiritual blindness is the one thing keeping Christians from seeing what is happening and what is about to happen. If our brothers and sisters were spiritually awake and following the Holy Spirit, I would not need to tell you anything.
But, I believe that this book is vital for many to read. So, bear with me as I discuss A Bucket Full of Holes.
When I launched Omega Shock, I ran smack dab into a gigantic problem that I had not anticipated:
The Pretribulation Rapture Theory
Here I was, trying to warn people about a horrifying future, and people were telling me that they didn’t need to worry about it. I was perplexed by this, since I wasn’t even talking about The Great Tribulation. But, I kept running into this opposition, so I started writing about it.
I LOVE PRETRIBBERS!
Please understand that I love pretribbers. Most of my best friends are diehard pretribbers. My pastor here in Taiwan is a pretribber and the pastor of my home church in Jerusalem is a pretribber.
I have nothing against pretribbers, and I would LOVE to be one. In fact, let me repeat that:
I WANT TO BE A PRETRIBBER!!!
My relief at ‘understanding’ this principle would be utterly profound. I could give up writing Omega Shock. I could go back to my professional writing career. I could enjoy life, instead of being so stressed out. But, I have a problem…
I love the truth more than my own comfort.
You START With The Words Of Jesus
The other point that I would like to add in respect to this is the centrality of Jesus. And, we often forget this as we delve into the details of what is coming. So, we need to remember the latter part of this verse:
And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellowservant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus: worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.
– Revelation 19:10
That ‘testimony’ isn’t the words spoken by others that Jesus is God, that He died and rose again for our salvation. No, that ‘testimony’ literally means the personal witness of the person being described. It is the words of Jesus Christ HIMSELF that are the spirit of prophecy.
This means that you START with the words of Jesus Christ, when you want to understand prophecy. And, when you start with the words of Jesus, the pretribulation rapture hoax falls apart.
So, Read A Bucket Full Of Holes!
In conclusion, I believe that you should read Paul Benson’s A Bucket Full Of Holes. The detail is exceptional. The discussion is thorough. And, the implications for your life will be huge.
And, as Paul says on his website: “Get it right!”
So, download the book for free, here:
The Downloads Page
I grieve over the ignorance and hatred that currently sweeps through our churches. I have fought that ignorance and hatred for twenty years, and I will continue to fight it with my dying breath. And, I will not surrender to this ignorance and hatred, even if it kills me. And it wouldn’t surprise me if it DID wind up killing me.
What would be so important that I would court physical harm and even death?
It’s a place. A tiny patch of ground that God claimed as His own. God called that tiny patch of ground Zion, and the forces of Satan have done their best to defame that tiny bit of real estate. But, Satan is losing.
Because God is a Zionist.
GOD IS A ZIONIST!
Would you believe that I do not recall EVER using that as a title? And, when I did a search on Google, I found very few who used that statement as a title, too. And, I find that to be VERY strange.
Do a search for the word, Zion in the Bible. In fact, you don’t need to do it yourself, just click here:
The Bible uses the word Zion 153 times in the Bible. If you read through all of those verses, you will be getting some REALLY powerful stuff. In fact, the word ‘incredible’ doesn’t even BEGIN to describe the connection that God has for that tiny patch of ground.
Zion Is Jerusalem
And no, Zion is NOT Israel.
Please let that sink in a bit, because there has been a lot of foolishness about this topic. And, this point needs to be addressed directly and properly.
It is vital that you understand the importance and centrality of Jerusalem – aka, Zion. This isn’t some theoretical exercise in which we are free to take any position, comfortable in the thought that we will suffer no ill effects from being wrong.
No, this is life and death.
For you and for those that you love.
We are in the Last Days, and this period of time began 50 years ago. It is now time to face the implications of that and redouble our efforts to warn our brothers and sisters that the worst of times is upon us.
I sincerely doubt that many of you will die of old age.
A Tribute To Tony
Tony Simon died, as he lived, serving the Lord with all his mind, soul and body.
YouTube shortlink: https://youtu.be/BHI0EA3O99o
I’ll miss you, Tony. I really will.
Poor Jeremiah was a righteous man who did his very best to warn the people of God, to repent and escape the wrath that God was going to pour out upon Judah. Some listened and saved themselves, but most did not. And, Jeremiah had to watch the rebels among God’s people destroy themselves and everyone around them.
For those who are giving warning to the Body of Christ, to repent and escape the wrath of God, you are walking in the footsteps of Jeremiah. Some of our brothers and sisters will repent and escape. Most will not.
READ. YOUR. BIBLE!!
It takes just 70 hours and 40 minutes to read your Bible. That’s less than 15 minutes a day. That’s it. That’s all that it takes.
Why is it so hard for you to spare that 15 or 20 minutes of time?
If you can’t do that, then it demonstrates that you have a problem – the same problem that Judah had, when Babylon came to take the rest of Israel into captivity. Just like Judah, during the time of Jeremiah, we are so caught up in the world that we spare little thought for God.
The Road Of Lamentations
It’s a hard road, and the Book of Lamentations certainly describes how I feel. Those of you who do not know what I am talking about, read this:
That’s the whole book, and it’s not long. But, it is oh-so-heavy.
There are great lamentations in our future. The times that are coming will shake souls, and many will die. If you know this, then you are responsible for trying to help others know what you know.
Are you prepared to walk in the footsteps of Jeremiah?
How we got to where we are is utterly fascinating. What an intricate series of events and historical movements that led us to this horrific moment in time.
For thousands of years, we’ve been puzzling over how the prophecies of the Last Days would be fulfilled. Well, we no longer need to puzzle over it. We now have most of the pieces and a better understanding of the picture.
The only question is whether we can fit those pieces together properly. It’s a big challenge, and I’ve been trying to do this for years. The good thing is that I’m better at this than before.
PIECE #1: Energy
People have been ridiculing Peak Oil for a while, not really understanding what they were talking about. Peak Oil isn’t about the END of oil. It’s just about the cost of getting oil out of the ground.
When the cost of getting oil out of the ground gets too high, then we will stop drilling for it. It’s that simple.
Unfortunately, humanity has a problem. We don’t like to lower our standards of living, which is why we go into debt when things turn bad. I don’t know if you’ve noticed that, but I certainly have.
Oil brought us TO the Last Days, and its rapid decline will play a big role in making the Last Days horrific. Even as we speak, China is getting ready to start a war in the South China Sea, over oil. And, I believe that a big reason for the coming of Gog and Magog (Ezekiel 38 and 39) will be due to oil – or a close cousin, natural gas.
PIECE #2: Cycles Of Empire And War
I have to thank Martin Armstrong for really demonstrating this so well. There have been others who did their own work, showing that there were cycles in history. But, Martin really brought it home.
There really is a cycle to government, war, finance, peace and pretty much anything else in human behavior. Because our lives are short, we only see a small part of those cycles, but we have innumerable historians, whose work still lives on, that demonstrate these cycles.
PIECE #3: Grand Solar Minimum
I have been slowly-but-surely dragged into the understanding that we are due for a Grand Solar Minimum (GSM). If this is true, then we will experience the same conditions of previous GSMs.
What are those conditions?
PIECE #4: Self Delusion
In my 50 years of life, I have NEVER seen such self-delusion. It is everywhere. You can’t escape it. It’s as if our civilization has chosen insanity as a way of life.
How is this possible?
How have we gone so insane?
Europe invites hordes of barbarians into their midst. Our leaders claim that Islam is a religion of peace, ignoring more than a thousand years of history – and the evidence of our eyes. Ours societies claim that homosexuality is normal. Every perversion is celebrated. Our politics have become obscene. Up is down. Black is white. And, Satanism is now cool.
The Joel Richardson Flat Earth Challenge
I recently watched a video by Joel Richardson, where he issued a challenge to any Flat Earther who is willing to put his belief to the test. Joel said that he was willing to fly with a believer in a Flat Earth from Santiago, Chile to Sydney, Australia and back, on a direct flight on Qantas airlines.
If the Earth is flat, that flight should take 44 hours, one way.
However, Qantas says that the flight takes about 12 hours, one way.
This really is a ‘perfect storm’. There are so many threats that have moved into view, that I am surprised that we do not see some real hysteria over it all. Of course, the problem is our ‘dumbed-down’ population and the evil cooperation by the morons in the mainstream press.
Add in the Universities and their attempts at ‘social engineering’, and you truly have a recipe for disaster. So, let’s look at some of the other pieces in our Apocalypse Puzzle.
PIECE #5: Israel
This is, by far, the most important piece, because it is Biblical. God has spoken of His promises to the Children of Jacob. He promised that He would return them to Himself. He promised that He would bring the children of Jacob back to the Land of Israel, and then cleanse them.
And yes, you need to understand the order of events:
1 – The Return
2 – The Cleansing
Now, if you need a clearer picture, let me point you to a website that I created a few years ago:
PIECE #6: Anti-Semitism
Satan has ALWAYS been an anti-Semite. Always.
If you need a demonstration, just look at history. The only people that were more hated than the Jews, were the Christians. And no, I do not include the Catholics. The Roman Catholic Church murdered tens of millions of Christians throughout the Middle Ages and afterwards.
But, why the rise in hatred of the Jews among ‘christians’?
PIECE #7: Demographics
We are now in the midst of a gigantic shift in population. North America and Europe have declining populations – as do Russia, China and Japan. In fact, the developed world is plagued by a shrinking population.
The consequences of this situation will be nothing short of catastrophic. You will see some articles in the research section that deal with this, and this problem has been clear to everyone for a very long time.
PIECE #8: The Rise Of Electronic Currency
You will probably need that mark to do electronic transactions. That mark might be your password, your cryptographic key or the ID that the system uses to track your electronic transactions.
Whatever the case, this is really the first time that we’ve had a truly viable competitor to paper currency. Bitcoin has taken the world by storm, and the banksters are piling in. And, when you see the bankers pile in on ANYTHING, you know that there will be trouble ahead.
PIECE #9: The Science Of Deception
Last week, I talked about ‘delusion’. The Bible has spoken of it as being a part of the Last Days. God promised that He would send ‘Strong Delusion’ to those who do not love the truth. (2 Thessalonians 2:10-13) And, our society often speaks of ‘The Art of Deception’.
Well, there are major players out there that have perfect this art so well, that it would be more properly called a ‘science’.
A Unique Moment In Time
We really live in a unique moment in time. Our forebears in faith have always wondered how The Last Days would look. Well, we know.
The pieces are falling into place, and the picture of a perfect storm should be obvious for all to see…
…if they are willing to see it.
As the drums of war beat more loudly, some of us are closer to Eternity than others. The Last Days were always going to be like that, so none of this should be a surprise. The only thing that really worries me is where you will be, when your time to step into the next life comes.
I don’t really like talking about this, but only someone who did not care about you, would refrain from speaking on this subject. And yes, I really do care.
So, let me ask you one of the most important questions anyone will ever ask in these Last Days:
Do you have proof of life?
Here are the subtitles, that say a lot about what is in this article:
I Had No Fruit
So, God Dug Around In My Life
Knowledge Is NOT Enough!
The Sheep And Goats
I Had No Love
Bill Was Not So ‘Lucky’
But, What About You?
Our job on this Earth is not survival, but service.
Yes, we seek to survive what is coming, but not to prolong a miserable, barren life that is full of bitterness. We are all just a few steps from Eternity. Some of you might not make it past tomorrow. Most of you will have a longer road to walk. But, none of us will make it out of this life, alive. Even those who make it to the Rapture, will still exchange these dead and dying bodies with those that are eternal.
So the question remains about what you will be doing with what is left of the life that you have.
Are you really dedicated to serving God with all of your heart, mind, soul and body?
If you aren’t, then you need to ask yourself, why. And, while you are at it, you should be inspecting your soul and spirit.
What kind of fruit do you have?
Are there signs of life?
Dragons, Deception and Depression
For some of you, this is probably the most important article that I wrote, in 2017.
I have known the anguish, grief and soul crushing weight of depression for probably 30 years. It didn’t begin as bad as it is now, and I’m not completely certain WHEN it began.
Nor am I certain of the direct cause for this. Part of it is due to Hashimoto’s Disease. Part might be the ravages of my near-death by pneumonia, as a teenager. Another part might come from the experience of being bullied in elementary school. And, there are other injuries and events that might also be the cause. But, there is one cause, that I know without question:
I was saved at the ripe old age of six, and then… on a school bus headed home, I dedicated my life to serving God, in whatever way the He would choose. I was 12 years old, and decades later, when I cried out to God, to relieve me of this affliction, He asked me if this commitment was still true.
It was. It still is. I am content.
Just as Paul asked the Lord three times, to relieve him of his affliction, I have done pretty much the same. And, the Lord has given me the same answer. And, since God is not fickle or capricious… since God suffers with us… since God loves us so much that He sent His Son to die for us… since God promised to never lay a burden upon us that we couldn’t carry…
…well, I know that my condition is necessary.
I would change nothing.
For those of you who suffer with me, my hope is that you will one day be able to say the same thing, from the heart. If you cannot do that now, I understand. It takes time. But, I am living proof that this day will come, if you give it that time.
When I first came to Taiwan, I was planning to begin a ministry that would help those brothers and sisters who suffer depression. My goal was also to teach others who did not suffer, to help those who did.
For me, the guiding principle is found in this verse:
…and weep with them that weep.
– Romans 12:15b
I do not understand why our love has grown so cold, that we can no longer bear each other’s burdens. Our churches are no longer places where the injured can find rest. Worse, our churches afflict the afflicted.
I am currently reading through the Book of Job, and I see an evil in our churches that is just like the ‘friends’ who afflicted poor Job. They were vile and horrifying in their attacks, and I have seen many ‘christians’ do what they did. To me and to others.
Do not be the ‘friends’ of Job.
The day is coming, when all too many will suffer overwhelming grief. And, it will come, in part, because of the coldness in our hearts.
The current, high tech civilization started dying a little over ten years ago. What began in the 1800s, races towards an inglorious end and the death of billions of people. And, you know nothing about this, because our dear leaders do not want you to know.
In fact, these same ‘dear leaders’ undoubtedly tell themselves that our fantastic empire will continue, that nothing can shake this great ship as it travels into the night. But, not all is as it seems, and that jolt you felt in 2008 was the same kind of iceberg that sank the unsinkable Titanic.
As our system dies, will you be ready for this?
Here are the main subtitles, followed by the conclusion:
The Death Of Empire
The Roman Mines of Iberia
The American Version
The Ghost Town
When Wells Run Dry
Remember that an oil well is just a straw with a pump attached to it. And, there’s a limit – described by physics – to how far down that straw can go and still suck out oil. Once you reach the limit, there’s nothing that you can do, but stop pumping oil.
The world is littered with oil wells that had to stop pumping – just as Spain is littered with gold and silver mines that stopped producing gold and silver. Remember that the US used to be the Saudi Arabia of oil. Now, it isn’t.
Unfortunately, Saudi Arabia has hit its own limit in her ability to produce oil. It’s downhill – and has been downhill – from here on out. And, there are more and more people who want their share of the oil.
What will people do, when they don’t get the share of oil that they feel that they deserve?
Unfortunately, history shows us the answer:
The death of the system in a holocaust of death and destruction.
The System is Dying II – When Growth Stops
In both the natural and geopolitical world, there seems to be one law that that is universal – at least on this planet. And that law is:
Systems grow until they die.
Look at ANY biological system at the macro level. That system grows and grows and grows, until it runs out of food, and then rapidly dies – to be replaced by a different biological system that does the same thing. And, scientists have wondered at this seemingly mindless, unchanging rule of nature.
Of course, it has its roots in the Fall of Man and the Garden of Eden, but you can’t expect scientists to read the Bible.
Up to that point, any and all ‘progress’ by mankind was marginal. There weren’t very many scientists. There weren’t very many teachers or professors. There was barely enough extra food to feed the population and allow a few rich people to play at being a ‘scientist’.
Coal And Oil
Coal and then oil.
Take a look at this rather interesting graph that I discovered almost four years ago:
Please understand that there isn’t a single geophysicist, oil expert or petroleum company that doesn’t predict that Peak Oil is coming. In fact, if you dig around and look hard enough, you will find their predictions on when Peak Oil will arrive. And, you need to understand that.
To put it another way:
Among experts, there is no debate over the existence of Peak Oil.
There is only debate over WHEN it occurs.
Do you understand the difference?
You need to understand that difference because a lack of understanding will cause you to ignore the need to prepare for the inevitable. You also need to understand the fact that you are not being told the truth. And, there’s a principle that points to the reason why you are not being told the truth:
Never believe someone whose existence is based upon your belief in them.
And the corollary is…
Anyone whose existence is based upon the need to believe that a certain thing is true, will always believe that this certain thing is true.
So, when I say that you are not being told the truth, part of the reason is that those who should be telling you the truth are telling THEMSELVES lies. That’s right. Self-deception is rife in the oil industry. In any industry. But, the ‘self-deception’ is only a part of the deception.
How Many Will Die
I don’t care who you are, but if you understand the world… you know that there’s a limit to everything. If you are smart, you can push that limit higher. But, there’s still a limit.
Is humanity smart?
Look around you.
Do you see smart people in charge?
Right. So, the ‘limit’ won’t be pushed as high as it can go, which leaves us with this question:
How many people can survive on Earth, when morons are in control and the oil is gone?
Well, there was a billion before oil. The advent of oil allowed us to learn a lot of cool stuff – most of which requires oil to be cool. But, our planet is being run by morons.
Yes, I believe that we can sustain our current population of 7.6 billion people, without oil or coal, if everyone works together and is smart. But, history shows us that people don’t work together, and smart people are never allowed to be in charge.
So, how many people can survive on a planet without oil or coal, and with morons in charge?
My most optimistic guess is about half of what we have right now.
Can you imagine what the world would be like, when we kill each other, to the point where half of the world’s population is dead?
And, before you tell me that this is years away, let me remind you that the killing starts when one nation with weapons starts running out of what it considers to be its right. America has already run out of most of its oil, and is subsisting on imports and useless fracking. America has the best weapons on the planet. It is already the source of 90% of the worlds pornography and heroin.
What do you think America will do, when lack of oil becomes a problem?
What will other countries with weapons do?
The System is Dying III – Fall of the Republic
Take the time to analyze history, and you will find remarkable similarities to our current age. So many countries have followed the same path and suffered the same, painful conclusions.
Unfortunately, this means that the freedom, democracy and the rule of law will disappear and be replaced by slavery, dictatorship and injustice. Every country in the world has experienced this, and now it’s time for the United States of America.
I hate the thought of this, but history shows us that there are few options when corruption reaches a certain level. Just look at Rome, if you think otherwise.
Very few Americans understand that before Rome was an empire, it was a republic. Even fewer Americans realize that the United States was directly modeled after the Roman Republic. The language of America was English, but it might as well have been Latin. And, when you look closely at the Roman Republic, you see remarkable similarities.
I don’t want to get into all of those similarities, since my purpose isn’t to focus on the past. The past is an interesting place, full of interesting events, but a dark and dreadful future awaits. So, let’s try to predict the future by looking at the past.
Here are some main subtitles, followed by the conclusion:
All Systems Die
The Fall Of The Roman Republic
The Fall Of The American Republic
A Military Takeover
What is the approval rating, among Americans, for the US military?
About 80% (according to Pew Research)
When you think about that figure, then you KNOW what is going to happen. Unless something comes along to tarnish the image of the US military, there will eventually be a military takeover of the US. And, the average American will demand that it happens.
Oh, and who has Donald Trump surrounded himself with?
Of course, North Korea could ‘rescue’ us from this question by launching an EMP attack upon North America. That would also put the military in control of the US, but for entirely different reasons, and under cataclysmic conditions.
I just don’t know how much more corruption that America can take. And, I don’t know how much corruption God will tolerate, before He pours out His wrath upon the US. Since I am neither the average American, or God, I can only wonder at when we hit the limit that results in disaster.
We are hitting Peak Corruption, and that’s NEVER a good thing.
The Balfour Declaration – 100 Years
Thursday marked the 100 year anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. It laid the groundwork for the completely legal distribution of land rights to the Jews, as the foul and evil Ottoman Empire was being dismembered. And, make no mistake, the Ottoman Empire was truly corrupt and Satanic.
(Remember the Armenian Genocide?)
It was also a moment in time that marked the spread of the idea of the Nation State. The monarchies were dying. The ‘divine right of kings’ was losing recognition. And, it was the high water mark for Christianity in Europe and North America. After that, it was downhill.
Never forget that the founding of the State of Israel and her success has been entirely due to the Christians.
I have said before and will say again, 2017 marks the end of the ‘grace period’ for the Gentiles. We had our chance for repentance. We had our chance to make good on the promises that we made to God. We had our chance to cast out the unfruitful works of darkness. We had our chance love the truth and reject all that would challenge the words of the Bible.
Many of you do not like to hear words like that, but the truth of those words is irrefutable. We failed. And, like Israel when she failed, God has turned away from us – in this case, back to the Children of Jacob. Those of you who reject this idea, are not reading your Bible.
Here are the main subtitles, followed by the conclusion:
How Corruption Entered The Church
The Age Of Information
World War I
Negotiations For A Jewish Homeland
God Is A Zionist
The Balfour Declaration
The Land Of Israel – Legal Under International Law
The Yuval Clock
The Time Of The Gentiles Is Complete
I Shudder At What Happens Next
I shudder to think about what will happen in the coming months and years. We have defiled ourselves, and the Bible speaks of the judgment that ALWAYS comes when a people have corrupted themselves so thoroughly.
Yes, we continue to give lip service to God. But, when God judged Israel and Judah for their great sins, they were doing the same. With their mouth they praised God, but with their heart, they were chasing after the sins of the flesh.
Judgment ALWAYS comes first to the House of God. Always. Then, it will come for the rest of the world. The recipe for avoiding this judgment is the one given by our Lord and Savior:
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
I believe that another important milestone has passed us by on the road towards judgment. My earnest prayer is that all of you might be accounted worthy to escape all these things that shall come to pass.
Are you reading your Bible and taking it to heart?
Have you dedicated yourself to serving the Lord with every fiber of your being?
Satan faces many barriers in his attempt to bring his counterfeit messiah into this world. The biggest of those barriers is the righteousness of the followers of Christ, but that barrier is collapsing with the massive corruption flooding into our churches, neutralizing the salt that was supposed to preserve the community and nation. And, I could go down the list of other barriers, but there is one that I am intimately familiar with – especially over the past few days:
Yes, I now that you view computers as the pathway that the Antichrist will use to rule the world. But, there are LOTS of barriers along that path, and I had to deal with a couple of them this week.
I’ve been involved with computers, in one form or another for almost 35 years. I’ve learned several programming languages and used a few of them professionally. I’ve built and fixed more computers than I can count. I’ve helped set up networks for businesses. I’ve written highly technical API guides for software engineers. And now, I find myself struggling with the job of VPS webmaster.
This has given me a view of the challenges facing Satan, as he attempts to bring about his one world order, with his faux messiah at the helm. Those challenges have reduced dramatically over the 35 years that I’ve been watching them, but there are far too many left, to make a true ‘one world system’ work in the way that the Bible describes.
Of course, we’re getting there, and we would already be there, were it not for annoying humans with their unwillingness to dump old hardware. Also, getting humanity to agree on just one network topology, and make that network universal and unbreakable…
…well, it’s worse than herding cats.
There are just too many ways to mess up a network, and there are too many morons willing to try. Yes, there are many, many – far too many – stupid people who do incredible damage to computer networks. Sometimes, I’m one of those stupid people, but there are people far worse than myself, causing insane amounts of trouble.
Here are some main subtitles:
Computer To Computer Communication
How Satan Gets Past This Barrier
That Global Catastrophe
Enter Ezekiel’s Fire
Christians have been talking about the Great Tribulation from the moment that Christ proclaimed its coming. It will be the most horrifying and awful moment in time, since the beginning of Creation. It will be so bad, that you would rather die than go through it.
That is COMPLETELY understandable.
Likewise, it is completely understandable to want to know how long the Great Tribulation is. If you are going to go through it, you’d like to know how long it will last.
Horrible times are always more bearable, when you know when they will end.
Here are the main subtitles, followed by the conclusion:
A Theory That Blinds
Not Seven Years
Daniel 9:27 – Mark 13:14 – Matthew 24:15
A Hint For A Cryptic Text
Getting Confused By Words
Verses About The Length Of The Great Tribulation
The Confusing Part
So, I have some good news and some bad news. The good news is that the Great Tribulation is NOT seven years long.
The bad news is that there WILL be a Tribulation, and you are going through it, unless you die of old age. The hard part will be about three and a half years, but it will probably feel like a million.
The Apostle John saw the pain and suffering that we are going to go through. He knew that it was going to be unimaginably difficult, but his words were:
…Even so, come, Lord Jesus.
For whatever reason, the suffering of the Great Tribulation is necessary. And, it MUST come before Jesus returns. So, I accept it and look forward to it. Though I tremble at the thought of it…
…Even so, come, Lord Jesus.
The Last Days Accelerate – Jerusalem
Donald Trump just did the one thing that I did not expect him to do:
Recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel
He promised to do that during his campaign, and he delivered on that promise. And, I’m not used to American Presidents doing that – especially, when it comes to Jerusalem.
The side-effect of this event, will be a heating up of conflict in the Middle East and an acceleration of The Last Days. I believe that this is a very big deal, and I suspect that you will agree, when you see the evidence that I see.
Here are the main subtitles, followed by the conclusion:
Washington D.C. – Enemy Of Jerusalem
Christian Support For Israel
God Is A Zionist
Back To Trump
Two Big WHYs
Saudi Fear Of The Future
That New City, Neom
The Howls Of Outrage
Turkey Jumps In
Egypt And Jordan
Palestinians, Syrians And The Lebanese
All The Rest
What Really Matters – Zechariah 12
A Big Leap Closer To Ezekiel’s Fire
When I wrote my book, I had three choices for a name:
Ezekiel’s Fire (Ezekiel 39:6)
Isaiah’s Sun (Isaiah 30:26)
Zechariah’s Horses (Zechariah 12:4)
All three of those names and all three of those verses speak to the same moment in time. And, the howls of outrage over Trump’s declaration on Jerusalem are bringing this moment of time closer and closer. But, Trump will have nothing to do with that ‘outrage’.
All that I have written in this article, should tell you that everyone shouting in outrage, are just looking for an excuse to shout. But, it’s an excuse that will destroy everyone who tries to pick it up.
Satan’s minions are destroying themselves with this ‘burdensome stone’, and it is a joy to see. It is also a part of God’s plan for these Last Days, and Jerusalem will lure these minions to gather together and fulfill the prophecy written across four chapters, Ezekiel 36, Ezekiel 37, Ezekiel 38, and Ezekiel 39.
All four of those chapters speak about the time in which we live. Chapter 36 is the most general. Chapter 37 is more specific. And, chapters 38 and 39 speak directly to the events that will finally bring Israel into salvation, by faith in, and relationship with, Jesus Christ – their only true Lord and Savior.
That day is coming, and it is the core of the book that I wrote, Ezekiel’s Fire. It’s free, and it might just save your life.
Are you going to be ready for this?
(Oh, and don’t forget to celebrate
the circumcision of Jesus on Monday.)
I truly hope that you’ll be ready for this
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished. – Proverbs 22:3
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