Be Very Alert! – By Val Hollard (NZ)
On Watch at the Door No 282, 11 March 2019
WHAT HAPPENS AT ARMAGEDDON?
In a recent Prophecy Update by John Haller, he gave the following two quotes:
If you can make people agree that men are women, you can make them agree to anything – Alice Teller
When a man stops believing in God he doesn’t then believe in nothing, he believes anything – G.K. Chesterton
Psalm 2 has always fascinated me. “Why do the nations conspire and the people’s plot in vain? The kings of the earth take their stand and the rulers gather together against the Lord and against His Anointed One. “Let us break their chains,” they say, “and throw off their fetters.” (Ps 2:1-3)
This is the craziest battle you could possibly imagine. This battle takes place when the spirits of demons perform miraculous signs and go out to the kings of the world, to gather them and their armies for the battle of the great day of God Almighty at Armageddon (Rev 16). It simply amazes me that at Armageddon the people will be so deceived that they will think they can defeat the Creator of the universe in a battle! But that is what will happen as they will realise that all their troubles in the Trumpet and Bowl judgements are from Him and they would possibly have just witnessed the destruction of Mystery Babylon too. The 6th Seal of Revelation 6 is when the earthlings realise that wrath is coming on them from the Lamb of God, the one who sits on the throne. They will see Jesus coming to rapture His bride and the frightening signs in the heavens and on the earth and will try to hide from the face of Jesus in caves. Matthew 24:29-31 is a related passage.
On the day of God Almighty at Armageddon, all those who have taken the mark of the Beast, the Antichrist, and worshipped his image and been deceived, will come to their end by the breath of Jesus who comes with His army. The Antichrist and his sidekick the false prophet are thrown alive into hell, the fiery lake, while Satan, the ancient serpent, is thrown into the Abyss where he is kept locked up for 1000 years.
“Then I saw the beast and the kings of the earth and their armies gathered together to make war against the rider on the horse and His army. But the beast was captured, and with him the false prophet who had performed the miraculous signs on his behalf. With these signs he had deluded those who had received the mark of the beast and worshipped his image. The two of them were thrown alive into the fiery lake of burning sulphur. (Rev 19:19-20)
Once Satan is locked up, he is no longer the god of this world and can no longer deceive people. Jesus will now rule and reign over the whole world with an iron rod from Jerusalem. With Him will be the saints who have earned a reward.
Jesus authenticated His ministry with signs and wonders and so will the Antichrist. Many in the church, including the Catholic Church love signs and wonders and will seek them out. Catholics and Muslims are also caught up in apparitions of Mary, while others will travel miles to see people like Todd Bentley, and Heidi Baker who is connected with Bethel, Redding, bring about strange manifestations such as slain in the spirit, jerkings, contortions and animal-like behaviours. The antidote is the Word of God, spend time in it, believe it and be warned by it.
Unfortunately many pastors today are preparing the way for the Antichrist because they are not teaching sound doctrine and prophecy. Others in danger of being misled are preterists who believe prophecy has all or mostly been fulfilled in the past, dominionists who believe that the church will take over the world and then Jesus will return, also those who’ve been taught you can take the mark of the beast and still repent as John MacArthur teaches, and those whose faith has been weakened because they believed in a pretribulation rapture and thought they would be raptured and in heaven by then.
It is tragic that The Bible Society’s The Field Guide to the Bible is being promoted so much on Christian media and was given free to 10,000 young people at Easter gatherings. In it, people are told they can interpret the Book of Revelation in many different ways. But this Book of Revelation must be taken seriously and followed.
Some believe that modern technology now being developed will give humans the ability to merge with technology and break free from its biological limitations. Humans would need to undergo a radical transformation to feel able to win a confrontation with the Almighty Creator God. However, Scripture says clearly that God Himself will send the delusion (2 Thess 2:9-11). God doesn’t need human technology to convince people that they can win a war against Him, though it may be used in some way such as with the image of the beast. One thing is certain; people who don’t believe in God and don’t love the truth will believe anything!
It is imperative for all those who call themselves Christian to take the book of Revelation seriously and not allegorically and to not add to or take away anything from this prophecy (Rev 22:18-19). It is prophecy. “Blessed is the one who reads the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear it, because the time is near.” (Rev 1:3) It is now even nearer.
The first annual Christian witches convention is set to be hosted in Salem Massachusetts this April and will feature internationally recognized Prophet Calvin Witcher who agrees with the convention’s host that Jesus was a sorcerer and the Bible is really a ‘book of magic.’ The “Christian” witch behind the event, Rev. Valerie Love, recently launched the Covenant of Christian Witches Mystery School to help Christians tap into magic.
In the US, the mayor of Lansdale, Pennsylvania has agreed to issue a proclamation marking every February 2 as “Inclusion Day” in commemoration of a recent “Drag Queen Story Fun Time” featuring the drag queen “Annie Christ,” a play-on-words of “anti-Christ.” The event generated both support and protest.
On the eve of the Vatican clergy abuse summit, the Pope said that those who spend their lives accusing the Church are the “friends, cousins and relatives of the devil.” The Pope should note that those who preach a gospel that Muslims are saved and don’t need a Gospel which teaches that Jesus is the Son of God and that He shed His blood for our sins, are eternally condemned (Gal 1:6-9). In fact, it seems that all popes since 1964 have been condemned for that same reason!
In China, students, as well as teachers, are now required to “sign a commitment statement promising they won’t browse religious websites or participate in religious forums.” The statement reads in part, “I will adhere to the correct political direction, advocate science, promote atheism, and oppose theism.”
China’s Social Credit system vows to punish “untrustworthy” citizens in as many ways as possible. It is being reported that 3.59 million Chinese businesses were added to “the official creditworthiness blacklist” last year, banning them from a series of activities like bidding on projects and taking part in land auctions. As well, millions of ordinary Chinese citizens were restricted from flying and riding on trains last year. Imagine what it will be like when the Antichrist’s system rolls in!
Kaitlin Bennett went undercover at UCLA as Jenna Talia to ask students to sign a petition to throw conservatives into involuntary re-education camps. Not only were the students she approached ecstatic to sign it, but one member of UCLA’s student government encouraged her to change the language to “diversity” and “sensitivity training” to hide their real intentions so the administration would approve it.
An Ontario school board has voted to force all its elementary schools to fly the pro-homosexual rainbow “pride” flag for at least a week in June. The board’s office and high schools have flown the rainbow flag during “pride” month since 2016.
Incest between siblings and necrophilia (sexual intercourse with or attraction towards corpses) should be legalised, a branch of the Swedish Liberal People’s Party has argued.
In NZ, a 3000-square-metre pride rainbow has been painted on the grass embankment at the end of the runway at the Wellington Airport which is visible from roads outside the airport. The city is gearing up for its own Pride Festival and for the International LGBTI Association world conference on March 18-22.
In NZ, transgender groups are upset by the delay on gender self-identification, especially in relation to changing their birth certificates. Advocates say the delay could affect the health and well-being of transgender people including a higher risk of self-harm, depression and attempted suicide. Dear transgenders, you are already at greater risk of these things by believing the lie that you were born the wrong sex.
ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST
I find it rather difficult to write on Israel and the Middle East at the moment because things change so rapidly. Something to watch for is the Israeli elections on Tuesday 9 April. The political map is changing. Earlier it was thought that Netanyahu would easily be returned. However, the leaders of the two top-polling centrist parties, Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid have merged their party lists to form the Blue and White Party and are a real threat to Netanyahu’s Likud Party which is dropping in the polls.
Following the election, Jared Kushner’s Mideast peace plan is expected to be presented. Trump is not expected to force the plan on Israel. Kushner says that the peace plan is very detailed and will focus on drawing the border and resolving the core issues.” “We want to see the Palestinians united under one leadership, the Palestinians want a non-corrupt government that cares for their own interests,” Kushner added. At the moment, it is hard to see the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza joining together under one leadership. The only reason why it would be accepted was if the Palestinians saw something in the plan what would help them obliterate Israel altogether. Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Gaza clearly say that their ultimate goal is to destroy Israel and replace it with an Islamic state. If a division of Israel occurs under any peace deal, they will make the most of it to continue their “armed struggle.”
In Syria, ISIS has almost been totally wiped out, creating problems for Western countries who no longer want unrepentant ISIS jihadists back in their countries. This includes those who went as young girls and became ISIS supporters and who now have children. The US is to leave about 200 troops there and is particularly concerned about the Kurds in the north. Netanyahu will continue to destroy any Iranian facilities in Syria.
Turkey is intent on raising its status in the Middle East. Plans for a joint Islamic force of 61 Muslim countries were laid out at the second “International Islamic Union Congress” held in Istanbul. Its aim seems to be to defeat Israel. It is all centred on Turkey.
Israel was ranked the eighth most powerful country in the world, according to the US News and World Report’s power ranking in 2019. The power ranking was based on leader, economic influence, political influence, international alliance and a strong military.
The State of Texas has blacklisted the global vacation rental company Airbnb over its boycott of West Bank settlements. Airbnb is now having second thoughts about its boycott.
A number of mountains have been proposed as the real Mt Sinai. Here is one of them. The mountain with the cave and the amazing split rock are a good possibility. Mt Sinai is definitely not in Egypt as Paul in Galatians says it is in Arabia. Egypt has never been part of Arabia. There is much more recent footage available on DVD.
Searching for the Real Mt Sinai:
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