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We have a lot of good scriptures here, and some good evidence of the hour we are living in. We want to honor what the Lord has given us and always lift His name in praise and worship, because He is the one to be lifted up and praised. I went over Malachi 4:5-6 scriptures this morning, showing you the difference in the coming of Elijah and then going to Matthew 17, showing you that Elijah was to come two times. Of course the spirit of Elijah will come back to the Jews again, with the spirit of Moses, five different times has that spirit been upon this earth, including Elisha, because he asked for a double portion of the spirit that was upon Elijah. God gave him that. The same man that crossed over the Jordan River, had the cloak of Elijah that he struck the water with. We live in an hour of time that people have claimed they had the cloak of Bro. Branham, but their ministry never did prove to be that. God has each man, through his own ministry, but the thing about it is, that Elijah spirit was to come five times, only Elijah and Elisha, John the Baptist, Bro. Branham, and then the end time prophet that will prophesy to Israel, as we see in the 11th chapter of Revelation. So God must have seen something in the spirit of that man, that there was no compromise in his dealings. It never happened in Elijah’s time, it never happened in Bro. Branham’s time. He did not compromise the message that had been given to him. I was asked this question. Someone wanted to know how far into the Millennium will the goat people go? I said, they will not go into the Millennium at all: they will be finished up when judgment comes, after the great tribulation, That is as far as they go. That finishes the goat people. Then the sheep people go into the Millennium. Of course at the end of the Millennium, the natural people that are here, will be dealt with sometime after the devil has spent his thousand years chained up, and then loosed long enough to test the ones that have been born during that thousand years. He is let loose for a little season just for that purpose. That little season will not be for one day or one week, it is going to be long enough for him to convince a great number of people to follow him. He will encamp around Jerusalem with his followers to try to defeat the saints that are in Jerusalem at that time. But we find that the Spirit of God will take care of it, and then the devil will be cast into the lake of fire where the false prophet and the beast are already. So hell will be turned into the lake of fire, as soon as God judges this earth and Armageddon is over with. Armageddon will put an end to the beast and the false prophet, then their spirits go into the lake of fire, which means they will never bother anyone again. Those spirits that have caused that false prophet and that beast to act like they have, will be cast into the lake of fire, which does not mean the people will be. It is just the spirit of those of the false prophet and the beast that will be cast into the lake of fire. There are spirits out here, that are anointing people to do what they do. This thing of the end time which is fast moving upon us, makes it as it was in the days of Sodom, when everything was guided by evil spirits. It is an evil spirit that gets hold of a society, very evil. The world is fast falling for it. I was thinking today, as I had gone over that this morning, that the Jews in Israel, many of them know what is going on. They know that there is a temple that is soon going to be built, but you have many Jews in America and Canada that could not care less. They could not care less, whether this would ever happen or not, because it is like the Jews were back in the 1930’s, they were warned, but took no heed. They had already been warned to get out of those countries they were in, but they did not listen. God sent His hunters during WW2. He sent His hunters to hunt them out wherever they were, to kill them, because they did not listen to the fishers. That is why today, when election time comes around in America, sixty some percent of the Jews will vote for Obama over and over again. Why? It is because they are interested in Wall Street. When you hear their voice, some in Congress and some in the Senate, when you hear their voice, they are not for Israel being able to defend themselves at all, because they are too interested in living here and what they can get from this society. That is the way a lot of the Jewish people have been throughout the ages. That is why God ran them out of their own country. But He is going to bring many of them back and there will be many that will even perish in Israel, because it tells that in Zechariah. You can see what Paul was talking about, they are not all Jews that are Jews. They may have the signet of Abraham but they are not following Abraham convictions. As we are on this subject, I know I talked about them going back and forth on this, I know I talked about Isaiah 66, I want to go there because that has a meaning for our hour of time, or 1948, let me put it that way, which is close to our hour of time. No matter what this church world has decided, the prophecy preachers have come up with the idea and they have all fallen in line, saying that the Mosque of Omar is going to remain there. They will take you to Revelation 1:1, showing you what they believe, but it is not right. That Mosque of Omar is going to have to go, because, the Arabs that are left alive in the world, after Israel fights the war to take their land back, are all going to turn to the God of the Jews. The ones that are left will alive turn unto the Jews. You see that, I don’t have the scriptures down, but you see that about Egypt. Egypt will turn to the Jews. I was talking about that the other day, there have been times when Egypt was good to the Jews. When Abraham went there, he thought they were just a bunch of heathen so he told Sarah to lie for him. She did, but then God dealt with the king and told him, you are as good as a dead man. He found out it was because he was trying to take Abraham’s wife, which Abraham never did tell him that she was his wife, he said she is my sister. She was his half sister, but when you go on, remember Joseph. Egypt, for some one hundred or two hundred years there, were good to the Jewish people, until a pharaoh arose that did not know Joseph. That does not mean that he did not know who Joseph was, he just did not respect him. It is just like America today: Our country does not know Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. They don’t know them. They are just ancient history. That is what Joseph was to that ruler, just ancient history. George Washington used to be called the father of our country. I have not heard that in the last fifty years, but I used to hear it a lot. It was even in the history books when I was going to school, but they do not have that in them any more. He was the first president, but they really wanted to make him king. He refused to be that; and now he is seldom mentioned. Now I want to deal with Israel becoming a nation in 1948. This has to do with the moons. Some said they couldn’t see the last two moons. I will explain that, the time of them, and so on. There are different time periods in history of when these things happened, because of the moon, the moon is what determines the time. The moon determines the Passover, when the Passover starts. The moon determines Sukkot, which is the feast of tabernacles. Here we are back at the Passover again, which this Passover here, I am getting ahead of myself, but I will tell you this, 4-15-2014, is when this Passover will be. Then the feast of tabernacles, which will be 10-8-2014. Then the next Passover, notice, the date is different, it is nine days earlier, this Passover is 4-4-2015. This one here, the feast of Tabernacles is 9-28-2015, back in September. As I go over these, there are different times because the Passover time is as I said here, there are close to ten days difference in the times of these happenings in 2014 and 2015, just from one year to the next, because the moon determines when the Passover takes place. Let me go to the 7th verse of Isaiah 66, “Before she travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she was delivered of a man child. Who hath heard such a thing? who hath seen such things? Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? or shall a nation be born at once?” When a woman gives birth, it do not happen this way. It would be a blessed thing if it did, for the woman. This is talking about the Israeli nation, which is God’s wife. He calls her that. Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? Remember we went over that last week, as I went over that, we found that they were trying to decide where they would place Israel, because that boat was waiting there, full of Jewish people, and they were trying to determine where they were going to send them. The U.N. of course was new at that time, just some three years old. It was in the U.N.’s hands to determine where they would go. Some of them said let us send them to Africa. No, that will not work. Let us send them to Poland. No ere are too many Jews in Poland yet. That will not work either. So at four o’clock in the afternoon, they determined that they should become a nation in Israel. That is what it is talking about here in Isaiah 66. Who has ever heard of any such a thing? Who has seen such a thing? Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day? When Israel looks at her beginning in these last days, when she looks at her beginning, the one that stands out is David Ben Gurion. He was their first prime minister. Finally years when by and he retired, then he went back again, because the Jewish people wanted him to. “Shall I bring to the birth, and not cause to bring forth? saith the Lord: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut the womb? saith thy God. Rejoice ye with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all ye that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all ye that mourn for her.” Israel, at the time that she became a nation, did not have Jerusalem, it was still ruled by Arabs. The next day after she became a nation, she had to fight for her life, with weapons that were outdated. I remember Bro. Jackson going over it, they ran out of bullets, they ran out of anything they had to shoot with. So somebody came up with the idea of getting a keg of nails and putting gunpowder in it. They put a fuse to it and got out of the way. When it went off the nails were going everywhere. The enemy said, oh, they have the bomb. It is something in the day that we are living in, per capita, more inventions are coming out of Israel than any other place in the world. All of those Arab nations together over there can not produce what one little nation produces, because God has blessed them. May 14, 1948 this scripture came into focus, at four o’clock in the afternoon, eleven minutes afterward President Truman called Ben Gurion and recognized Israel as a nation. April 13th 1949 there was a blood moon. These all have to do with Israel, every one of them. October 7th 1949 there was the next one, at Sukkot or the feast of tabernacles. The world is going to be affected by it. April 2nd 1950, Passover again, another blood moon. September 26th 1950, the last one. This all has to do with Israel, just like it did when the Jews left Spain. It all has to do with the persecution. The Jews are forced into what they do. You have the “peace now” Jews in Israel. You have the gays in Israel. I am sorry to say that, but according to the news, they have less trouble in Israel than anywhere else in the world, the gays do. You can see why Revelation 11 speaks as it does. It refers to it as Sodom and Egypt, because it will be as Egypt, when that time comes, they will be under bondage again, under the pope. The third happening of this, Columbus, when Israel becomes a nation, then the Six Day War, what was accomplished there that caused this to happen? Jews got Jerusalem back. This happened at a different time. The others happened after, the year after is when these other happened, but in 1967 the Six Day War, April 24th 1967, there was the blood moon, that is before the war happened. All of this, why would it come on the dates of Israel’s Passover and ingathering, that is what it is? October 18th 1967, April 13th, 1968, and October 6th 1968. This all has to do with Israel. This is why I am pointing this out because there is coming in Israel within the next two years. I know that it is not going to go over with some very good, that I am saying that, but the Sunni Arabs have said they will go to war with Israel between the 15th of April and the 4th of October. They said that. Are we looking at a time frame wrong? I do not know that they will, but that is what they said. Am I looking at the scripture wrong? I have never set a date for the rapture to come, but these are dates that something is going to happen in Israel. It could be sooner, it could be later, but it has always happened before. Obama set a time line. He said the other day he did not do it, set a red line, he said no, the world set it. But Netanyahu did set a date. The date he talked about is upon us. That is for Israel to do something to Iran because Israel realizes that the United States is not going to stand with them. Why are things happening as they are in the Middle East? Why are things happening in Syria and in Damascus as they are? In the 17th chapter of Isaiah, 1st verse there, “The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.” All the players are getting in place for the end time. If we are going to get ready, we cannot wait on things to happen. Just because you get up in the morning and it looks clear out there, does not mean that everything is alright. Isaiah 24, I know what I am saying, I am sticking my neck out, but I have a long neck. Verse 22, “And they shall be gathered together, as prisoners are gathered in the pit, and shall be shut up in prison, and after many days shall they be visited. Then the moon shall be confounded, and the sun ashamed, when the Lord of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his ancients gloriously.” Talking about the end time. We never want to get confused in scripture. I want to go back to Joel 2:25. “And I will restore to you the years that the locust hath eaten, (When we were in Israel, just riding along, you could see what God is doing in that land. They use wastewater, they store that and strain it and get it ready to put on their crops and irrigate with it. Seventy percent of their wastewater is saved. There is not another nation under heaven that does that.) the cankerworm, and the caterpillar, and the palmerworm, my great army which I sent among you.” Here, it is worms. In Daniel it is beasts, the same thing. “And ye shall eat in plenty, (They export more of their vegetable crops into Europe than any other nation. Ye shall eat in plenty and be satisfied.) and be satisfied, and praise the name of the Lord your God, that hath dealt wondrously with you: and my people shall never be ashamed. (That goes on into the Millennium.) And ye shall know that I am in the midst of Israel, and that I am the Lord your God, and none else: and my people shall never be ashamed. (That is talking about Israel.) And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions: And also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit. (In the last days. As I said last week, that started two thousand years ago. In those days, more than one day, two thousand years of days, but it is all the last days.) And I will show wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke. (How come that is so accurate with what God showed Peter on that day of Pentecost?) The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before (before) the great and the terrible day of the Lord come.” You cannot put that with Ezekiel 38 and 39. Neither can you put that with Matthew 24. You cannot put that with the 13th chapter of Mark nor the 21st chapter of Luke. That has a place all to itself. When I began to look at that, and began to see what others had said, how they were hooking that all together, then when I look at it, it says, before. God deals in words, not always sentences, not always paragraphs. The picture is dealing in words, but the identification is in one word of when that will come. That is why I am saying this, it is before. It has nothing to do with the Bride people, it has to do with Israel. But the Bride people, as they look at this, they begin to lift up their heads and look because their redemption draws nigh, because we are seeing something. This was not drawn up by somebody that did not know what they were doing. This was drawn up by NASA. They traced it down and found that there are four times that this thing with the moons would happen. The last time has not happened yet. We are just on the brink of something exploding in the Middle East. When it does, it will not stop until it is all finished. Israel is going to get their land back. Israel is going to build their temple, and the Bride is going to be getting ready to leave here. “And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be delivered: (Where is this deliverance going to be? This was not something that Peter dealt with.) for in mount Zion and in Jerusalem shall be deliverance, (This is where it is all happening and this is where deliverance needs to take place. Mt. Zion is the temple mount. Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.) as the Lord hath said, and in the remnant whom the Lord shall call.” Let us go to Mark 13:24-27. “But in those days, after that tribulation, (See how it explains it, that is a different time than what I have just gone over. After that tribulation.) the sun shall be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, (See? NASA did not find this, this is a secret. God does what He wants to. NASA found these others, all four of them, found these in time, but this one she did not find because it is a secret, the time when God is coming back to execute judgment on the earth. The sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give her light. Many things can cause the sun to be darkened. The judgment of God, when the judgment of God happens, it said this earth will burn like a furnace.) And the stars of heaven shall fall, and the powers that are in heaven shall be shaken.” He is talking about the heavenly atmosphere, but not talking about God’s abode. There is nothing that can shake that, but all around you, is heaven. That is why we are able to sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus. The powers of the heavens shall be shaken. The devil is getting ready to be bound for one thousand years when this happens. “And then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory.” Are you going to see that? No, you are going to be a part of it, because the Bride is coming back with Him. It is not going to be something that you are going to be sitting, looking at. It is something you are going to be looking down on as you return to the earth. Some people have wondered if they would be able to ride that white horse. Don’t worry about that, just get yourself ready and you will have no problem. Then shall they see the Son of man coming in the clouds with great power and glory, what a day! The Bride will not look at things then, as they do now, because you are coming back with Jesus to execute judgment upon wicked mankind, those that are left alive in that day. “And then shall He send His angels, and shall gather together His elect from the four winds, from the uttermost part of the earth to the uttermost part of heaven.” Let us now see what Luke says about this. Chapter 21, verse 25. “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.” See? At the beginning of that first verse, there will be signs in the sun and in the moon, the stars, and upon the earth distress of nations. Are we not living in a time of distress among nations? A time when nobody agrees. They had a summit meeting, which was a vacation for eight nations. Obama thought he could get somebody to agree with him, to go into Syria. Nobody agreed. Now he is going to go before Senate and Congress to get them to O.K. it, and they are saying they are not going to. Distress of nations. They claim, that within a little while China and Russia are getting together to present a world money, that will take the place of the dollar. All the oil throughout the world is bought by dollars, but the United States is losing face. The debt, in the middle of October, is getting ready to hit seventeen trillion dollars. There is no nation that can sustain itself like that, absolutely no nation. The only promise we have is in the coming of the Lord. They are not bettering this thing, because, as it says in the 12th chapter of Zechariah, Though all nations of the earth come against Jerusalem, God will seek to destroy all those nations. You can see their economies falling. Look at what is hitting this nation right now. They are trying to force Israel to a table of surrender. It is dry in some parts of our nation, in other parts there are floods, sink holes, and inside cities, cars are falling into sink holes. Houses falling into sink holes. Fires in many places, the fire in Yosemite is about to burn it up. Distress of nations with perplexity. That word perplexity, does not sound like a good word. They no longer know how to make decisions. God has taken away their ability to function in the right way. Bro. Branham said it would happen that way before the end. They all have their plans. If something hits this nation, like, if it is bombed, if Washington is bombed, they have a city underneath Washington to take care of Senate and Congress. They will go into their dens, and cry for the rocks and mountains to fall upon them, to hide them from the face of the Lamb. There is no hiding place. A den is not going to hide them, a cave is not going to hide them. It is going to be so great, that they will cry for the rocks and mountains to fall upon them. Perplexity. “And then shall they see the Son of man coming in a cloud with power, and great glory. (There is no way to hide it.) And when these things begin to come to pass, (when they are in their beginning) then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.” What does he mean, lift up your heads? He is saying rejoice, and praise God. “And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig tree, and all the trees; When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand. (That was in 1948.) So likewise ye, when ye see these things come to pass, know ye that the kingdom of God is nigh at hand. Verily I say unto you, This generation shall not pass away, (In 2018, it will be seventy years, but this generation shall not pass, some of the people that saw this nation born, people that were able to be a part of that, this generation of 1948, are not all going to pass away, until what? This generation shall not pass away…) till all be fulfilled. Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away. And take heed to yourselves, lest at any time your hearts be overcharged with surfeiting, and drunkenness, and cares of this life, and so that day come upon you unawares.” We are warned. It is in our hands. Our redemption is drawing near. Paul said bodily exercise profiteth little, but Godliness is profitable. I believe that we owe it to ourselves to take care of our bodies, but do not overdo it. Cares of this life overpower many, so that day comes upon them unaware. “For as a snare (That is a box trap. That is the way people used to catch their food. There is one man on television now that will try to get you to buy enough food for seven years. Why? What are they doing? Expecting to miss the rapture? Everything they are doing is to preserve this body, even the Christian networks, so they say, have gone into vitamins and different things to preserve the body. What I will say tonight, before you eat that food, give thanks to God and let Him change it. You never know what you are eating any more, when you get anything to eat. If you listen to everything they tell you on television, you would not want to eat anything.) shall it come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth. 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.” To be able to stand before the Son of man. Some of these people get before these actors and things, they want to fall on the floor. Not me. When I fall prostrate, I want it to be before Him, not before mortal mankind. To stand before the Son of man, that is the hope of every true Christian soul, to be able to stand before Him, that we may be accounted worthy, and to sing Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, Hallelujah!
THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES
I want to go to this scripture in Zechariah 12 first, today. I have been using scriptures that have not been used much, most of them, before. That is kind of the way I wanted to keep it in this, because there are plenty of scriptures that we have heard many times before, concerning Israel and the last days. I have dodged around those to bring in different scriptures that would be applicable for this hour of time we are living in. Something was mentioned to me earlier, a sister told me she was enjoying this message but she did not completely understand the four moons. I said, well we are not through with it yet, so just hold on a while. I hope, that by the time we are through with it, she will understand, because I feel right now, it is fitting right in with the things that are to be brought out by worldly men, especially the next two years. Two years from now, the 28th of September 2015, these four blood moons will be over. They have always appeared at a time when they affected something concerning Israel. The thing about it is, there is some eclipse in there, and just before the end of it there is a partial eclipse of the sun. So we have many things that are going on, that I feel is shaping up the end time. Some people will say, you are setting dates. The thing about it is, I have not set any date for the coming of the Lord. But these have always had something to do with Israel, and that makes them of great interest. I feel sure that they will again be very meaningful. As I was referring my scriptures to Bro. David yesterday, he said, do you know that fourth blood moon will happen in our fall convention two years from now? I said, well I had thought about that last week. So it is good that people are getting on the same page with these things. There are things that are going on, the plan of Kerry and Obama now, is for the first of 2014 to the end of 2020, which will be seven years, they are only going to recognize the 1948 lines for Israel, and half of Jerusalem. That is all they are going to recognize in their negotiations that they are trying to force on Israel. That is the reason why I put Zechariah 12 in there. We see here on the map, it would cut off all we went through, from Jerusalem on down. That would cut all Judea off in what they are planning, and it would cut half of Jerusalem off. Then it would be that little strip, which is from here over, which is nine miles, some said nine and some said ten, from here to the border. That is all Israel would have to the sea, according to the 1948 treaty they made. You see that is not going to work. When they go to pushing this, then you are going to see Zechariah 12 come into focus. I want to read here, starting in the 6th verse of Zechariah 12. I want to read verses 6 thru 10. Listen to what he said, there are three different instances that he said, in that day. That does not mean just a single day: it is talking about the end of when Israel will get their land back. Their land, of course, the way they have mapped it out here, is what it would be all the way up. We know, that when Israel captured it, they took Jordan, they took Ammon, this is a part of Jordan, Ammon, Esau and Moab, they took all of that, which would be up in here, (pointing to map) because of the Ammonites and the Moabites and the children of Esau that came against Israel. God gave them that land, and three tribes took their land over here. We can see, like Bro. Jackson said, David is the only one that ever captured all that land. Therefore it will come back to them because David was a representative of the land of Israel. It was promised to Abraham, as far as he could see to the east, the west, the north and south. God told him to walk through it, and wherever he stepped his feet, it was his. It was so many square miles that Abraham walked through it, but that was more or less a tenth of what God really gave to him. We know that Israel has never gotten to be a nation where they were a lot of people, because of the land area. They were scattered 2800 years ago. The tribe of Judah 2500 or 2600 hundred years ago. But the ten northern tribes were scattered and taken out of the land some 2800 years ago. So we find that they have never used that much land area, except for David and Solomon: they did. Then after that it was divided into the north and the south, which was two tribes south and ten tribes north. God had told them, if you don’t take heed, the land will be taken away from you, and it was. When Nebuchadnezzar hauled them away, that was the end of it, the end of Israel as a nation in the Holy Land, except for Judah and Simon. Then when Judah and Simon were carried away, Israel was mostly uninhabited by Jews. There were a few that were left. Jeremiah was left in the land of Israel because God recognized him when the rest of them were carried away, and gave him favor. The king left him there, as well as some of the poor. When Mark Twain went through there in 1800 and something, he did not even find roads in Israel, it was just paths like animals would make through the land. When Israel began to return, there were some that returned in 1800 and something because of the fishers, Jeremiah 16. Here went the fishers first. There were some of them returned and there ended up to be a half million people there, when the Jews did begin to return. There were half a million there but they always had trouble. In 1929 the Arabs slaughtered a lot of the Jews. It has just been a struggle for them all the time, but here, we find scriptures in the Bible that is going to give them their land back. “In that day will I make the governors of Judah like an hearth of fire among the wood, and like a torch of fire in the sheaf; and they shall devour all the people round about.” Devour all the people round about, all the way over into Iraq, all the way over into Saudi Arabia. They will not take all that land, they will get the land that belonged to them that God gave them, but they are going to devour all the people round about, which will go over here to the border of Iran, because that is where Saudi Arabia and Kuwait and them are, and Kuwait is more or less a pilot place of Saudi Arabia. I know it is a different nation, but it is just hooked on there. Then they go down into Egypt. When God turns Israel loose, it is going to be like the old saying, Katy-bar-the-door. That is just an old saying. They shall devour, but that does not mean they are going to kill every one of them, it means they are going to become, not slaves, but servants to Israel. We read, as we look to the Bible, where in Egypt, five cities will speak the language of the Jews. There will be one city that will be completely destroyed. We read that in Isaiah 17:1, which I have gone over already, that Damascus, (we were within thirty miles of it while we were in Israel, we did not hear the bombs going off, but we were within thirty miles of Damascus Syria. We were that close to where the war is going on now. Of course they are going to take care of everything now, they have everything fixed up to where Russia is going to get her weapons back that she has given to Syria and Iraq. They don’t want those weapons to be seen there. So Putin has made a deal with the U.N. and with Syria. Do you think they are going to destroy those weapons? Absolutely not. But as I started out, all the pressure now, what Russia is saying, if we destroy the weapons they are wanting to destroy in Syria, then Israel must destroy their nuclear weapons. This thing is getting interesting because Israel is not going to destroy their nuclear weapons. You see the problem is, they are wanting Israel to give up enough stuff that the Muslims can just walk in there and take it over. But I am reading a scripture, I am not reading what Putin and Obama and all those men are agreeing with. I am not reading that because it is not in the Bible. The only thing in the Bible is that they are going to devour all the people round about. They are going to take care of their problem. Why do you think Iran and Russia and all of them are going to want to do something like we see in Ezekiel 38 and 39? Those prophecy preachers on television, cannot determine when this is going to happen, this Ezekiel 38 and 39, prophecy. Some of them are saying it is at the end time, and some others are saying it takes place in the middle of the week, but we know it will be at the beginning of the week, because there is a seven year period of time, in there, and they are not going to be burning these weapons during the Millennium. God will take care of all of that when Jesus comes back with His Bride and the angels. “Like an hearth of fire among the wood, and like a touch of fire in a sheaf; and they shall devour all the people round about, on the right hand and on the left: and Jerusalem shall be inhabited again in her own place, even in Jerusalem.” That will be by Jews, not by Arabs. I am saying something here this morning, that before the Church of the living God leaves this world, she is going to shine How in the world are they going to preach to kings; and to people of importance? According to Revelation 10:11, God will have those who are ordained to do that, on the scene. Some may say, well you are going a little bit too far. The Bible goes further. Who would ever have thought that Moses would have gone to the king of Egypt? Who would have ever thought that Elijah would have gone to the king of Israel? And who would have ever thought that those two prophets are going to prophesy in Israel, concerning what is happening, what has happened there, and not be heard around this world? It says they will. The Bride does not have a message to convert the world, but they have a message to show the world where it has gone wrong. “The Lord also shall save the tents of Judah first, (The tents of Judah first, that is where the trouble is today, in Judah. That is where they expelled nine thousand people out of the Gaza Strip. They had all kinds of trouble about that. What about it then, when they try to expel a half million Jews out of Judah? There can be some bloodshed in Israel before the tribes gather together. By the time that war is climaxed, they are all going to be together. What does that have to do with the blood moons message we are talking about? It has a lot to do with it, because we are right on the edge of these things beginning to take place. It is coming to a time that Israel is not going to be asked to negotiate, they are going to be forced to, or do something the world is not expecting. When you touch Israel, you have touched the apple of God’s eye. The apple of your eye is that little place inside there that is so touchy. It is touching God when you touch Israel. The days of miracles are not over.) that the glory of the house of David and the glory of the inhabitants of Jerusalem do not magnify themselves against Judah.” It all has to go together, Jerusalem and Judah. It has got to be one. In other words, what He is saying is, it is not going to be Jerusalem to be saved and Judah be left out. They are going to come together. You talk about the house of David, the house of David is still alive, and they will be the inhabitants in Jerusalem. Here we go again, in that day. “In that day shall the Lord defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; (Don’t tell me miracles will not take place. The feeble are going to jump to their feet and they are going to grab their ammunition. Sure it is a miracle war because it said the angel of the Lord is before them. Michael will come to their rescue, not in the middle of the week, but at the first of the week. Or even before the first of the week.) and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the Lord before them.” The Six Day War will look like the 4th of July entertainment, compared to what is coming in your time. These blood moon’s that we have been talking about has always accompanied Israel in their struggle. It happened when the Catholic Church caused Israel to be expelled out of Spain. The ones that did not make it out, were slaughtered by the Catholic Church. No wonder it was called, the Dark Ages. At the end of the Dark Ages, is when they began to migrate to the U.S. for safety. They were some of the first inhabitants here, in the ones that came here to get away from King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella, who were Catholics. They paid their price to get on the boat, to get away from Spain. In Spain today, there are still Jews, because they like that part of the world, all because it reminded them of Israel, old Toledo. The angel of the Lord before them, remember Bro. Jackson preaching the message Showdown at Sundown, at the O.K. Corral. He more or less saw that as a vision, when he went into Isaiah and talked about them, here they came across from Iraq. “And it shall come to pass in that day, (in that day) that I will seek to destroy all the nations that come against Jerusalem.” Remember a few short months ago Colorado voted in gay marriages. Look at it today: it is being washed away. People have lost their homes. Some have even lost their lives. There are two hundred yet missing, and roads have washed away. Remember also, the storm upon the New Jersey shores. New Jersey has also O.K.’d gay marriages. After the storm they built back and now the boardwalk has burned up, four blocks of it, after just building it back. Governor Christie cannot save them. If he ever gets to be president, he will not be any different than what we have right now. “And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications: and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced.” That will be when the two prophets come on the scene in the streets of Jerusalem. The Bride will still be here for a short time, because that is when Revelation chapter 8 kicks in, the first four trumpets. Remember the four blood moons. The sun is here, eclipsed. There is a sun in here (chart) that is a partial eclipse. They have had these before, but they did not have this. They have had this before when Columbus left Spain, the two years that followed was when they had the four blood moons. This is all concerning Israel, it is not for the rest of the world because it is on Jewish holidays. This is on the feast of trumpets. This is all full moons whenever this happens. The Passover is a full moon, Sukkot is a full moon. Passover again, Sukkot again, feast of trumpets. As I went over that, when Israel became a nation, the two years that followed, it was the same thing. 1967 when Israel captured Jerusalem, these things happened. Why would you think that 2014 and 2015 is any different? I am saying here this morning, we are getting ready for the coming of the Lord. I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and supplications, and they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, I remember Bro. Jackson going over that, he said there will be a vision of Jesus Christ appear unto that Jewish nation, or unto that Jewish people that will listen. The reason for this and the reason for those four trumpets in Israel, is because they have signed a treaty with the beast. I cannot say that for sure, but in all likelihood we are seeing the last pope. He seems to have all the makeup of that last one that is described in the Bible. He is a homosexual. The reason that other one left office was because he was against that. A year before he ever left office, they had already made his office null. They meant to take him out then, but they let him stay a year longer. Popes do not just resign: they die in office. Am I saying this, this, this, this, (on the chart) is the coming of the Lord? No, I am not. This is to Israel, but these have all got to happen before the Lord can come. Israel may get her land back next year, I do not know that, but I believe, that by the time this happens she will. I know what they will say, Bro. Allen is setting dates. Say whatever you want to. This definitely has a purpose. “And they shall look upon me whom they have pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for his only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.” Israel puts a lot of emphasis upon their firstborn son. When he has turned thirteen, to Israel, he becomes a man and they celebrate. We were there when they celebrated one. I think there were three different ones there that morning. When that one was dedicated, they were going down the streets, then the shofar blew and it was loud. Let us go back to Genesis chapter 1, verse 14. We are in the fourth day. The light has already come in the first day. How do you think it came? It was sunlight. The sun was already there, it was not created in the fourth day. The sun was created in the beginning of time. You religious nuts that think this creation happened six thousand years ago and it was all in six twenty four hour days, you are a bunch of religious nuts. You evidently never did read where it talks about these are the generations of the earth, of heaven and earth. Read on a little bit. “And God said, Let there by lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, (Let them be for signs. I am not talking about the Farmer’s Almanac. I know farmers used to plant their gardens according to signs. They recognized Easter as a time to plant their garden, or part of it, under the full moon and so on. We call it Easter, it is really Passover. Easter is a Catholic word. I am not downing the ex-Catholics no more than I am the Methodists, the Baptists, or the Pentecostal’s or whatever. It is just that Catholicism was the mother of all of them. Remember, she had daughters and the daughters were no better. They were called harlots. Let them be for signs…) and for seasons, and for days, and years.” That is the reason why we have winter and summer. It is the dividing of the seasons. If you were in South Africa, the only way you ever know when spring comes, is the flowers bloom. God gave little indications everywhere, even where the weather was much the same. In Manila Philippines, summer and winter are just ten degrees difference, from 95 to 100 down to 85 to 90. For signs, and seasons, and for days, you know what days and nights are. “And God made two great lights; (It does not say when He made them. What He did, He put them on focus with the earth. They were in focus before and I will say it this way, when those great meteorites hit the earth and knocked it out of kilter, it froze up. God brought it back again. It will happen again, the meteorites, which are stars, stars that fall from heaven to the earth, like a fig tree casteth her untimely figs. Some may say, well you are making this all fantastic. It is fantastic. I am not making it anything, I am reading out of the forgotten book. God made two great lights…) the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night; He made the stars also.” What was happening, was, they are now shining again on the earth. This is the signs. When I look at the scriptures, and when I look at Colorado, which has disobeyed God, and when I look at New Jersey, the shores there, where hurricane Sandy went through, when I see these things, I see the cities and states that have rejected God by approving homosexuality, I know you are not supposed to say that, but I said it, because I am quoting scripture. Do not tell me I can no longer quote scripture. He destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah because of that lifestyle. Let me tell you a little bit about that. They have discovered parts of Sodom and Gomorrah and they are still digging for it, and now they have dug down and found the ashes from it, which in some places they ares two inches to two feet thick. When they dug down, they found the smell of sulphur. Sodom and Gomorrah was destroyed, but they found human bones covered up in all that, still intact. That ash just burned them and left the bones laying in the ash pile there in the earth, with the sulphur smell. Why would it have a sulphur smell? Because God rained fire and brimstone down from heaven. Brimstone is sulphur. It spewed up out of hell. There are places in this earth that hell is not too deep, because it is a burning place. Well if it is a burning place like that, when anybody is sent there, which is only their spirits now, when they are sent there, then they would burn up. But God is a preserver of life, even if it is life like that. He is a preserver of life, where the worm dies not and the fire is not quenched. God made two great lights, the greater to rule the day and the lesser the night. The moon is two hundred and some thousand miles away, the sun is ninety three million miles away, with heat of ten thousand degrees Fahrenheit. Ten thousand degrees Fahrenheit, that is why the sun feels so good on your back in the winter time, it is the heat of the sun. What a great God we serve. The moon is three hundred and some degrees below zero. The earth is livable, the only planet under heaven that is not cold, the only one. Not another place in God’s great heaven that is for habitation, except this earth. He had a purpose when He made this earth, because He made it for saints of God to live upon. He had His animal kingdom. He had all this come down to this time, where also Satan was tried, but we find Satan is also a spirit, that at one time, was a bright shining angel, then he lost his shine. Now he is darkness. “And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth.” What a great God we serve, that would think so much of us as to say, here is my gift to you. I give you a place to live, I give you a place to choose life. He said, I set before you life and death, choose you life. More than that, He sent His Son as a Lamb slain before the foundation of the earth. It was all in His foreordained plan. When John the Baptist saw Him, he said, Behold the Lamb of God, which taketh away the sin of the world. He was recognizing His death, burial, and resurrection right then. This book is filled with good things for all that will meditate upon them. “And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good. And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.” The fourth one thousand year period of time, in which God created the heavens and the earth for habitation, to be inhabited by man. It was already here. This earth, to me, could be billions of years old, and I have no problem with that because of what God was doing from the beginning of time, He was the one that started time. We are time creatures because God gave us time here upon this earth to serve Him, so we are time creatures, but God is eternal. He gives eternal life to them that believe. Those that believe to the saving of their soul.
THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES
We read in the Bible where it says hell has opened her mouth, opened wide her mouth. It seems like people cannot hurry enough to get there. Some one showed me something in the paper today where there was an ad that said hell is open from eight to midnight, there is a two dollar discount ticket for you to go, it is some kind of play or something that they have. I would say it is open twenty four hours. It is a very cheap place. There is a lot of discounts to get there, just discount the Word of God and you will get there. I was asked a question, I said something about it this morning. I have another question concerning the same thing, I want to use clarity on what I am saying in this message. I do not want it to be something of confusion or something you are left without an answer to. The question is, just what is the four moons? What does it represent? I have scripture I want to read, that I have read before. Sometimes it takes a little of the wooing of the Spirit of God to make something click. I want to be sure it does click within peoples minds, what I am saying here in this message. I do not want to leave confusion in the things I do say. I want to go back to Luke 21. This is one of the chapters I have had up here all along. One of the very first chapters is Acts 2, which will explain some of what I am looking at. I want my four moon representation back up again. This all deals with Israel. It has nothing to do with pointing us to when the Bride is going to leave here, but when this does happen, it is going to be very close, within a short length of time of when Israel goes ahead to build back her temple, which will not take long. Because it is not going to be something drawn out for seven years as it was in Solomon’s time. With the equipment we have now, it can be done quickly. As I remember Bro. Jackson talking about building up the walls and all, he said there will be young people from China, from India, and of course other places. You know how quickly they can get things done without going through all the regulations we have here in the United States. You can tell that by the bridges they are building. If this was left up to a place like China, you would see the start of a bridge going across there. You would not just see the pylons like they have now. They do not do all the paper work and planning as these planning boards do, which is nothing but expense. They plan and they plan, and by the time they plan, half of the money they are going to put into the bridge will be in planning. All the architects, they have to pay everybody in order to do anything. By the time they get through, the cost has run up to where they have to put big toll fee’s on the bridges. I heard the other day that for a big truck to go over, it would cost them twelve dollars. What a sham, not a shame, a sham, that it would cost that much to go over a bridge. They talk like it would increase two to two and one half percent every year. With the economy the way it is, what in the world do they think people are going to do? We have a government today that has nothing on their minds but money, just like the television ministry. Everything is money. There is very little gospel. In all their planning, there is very little done. It seem like it takes a day to move a hand. They have the unions that get in there, and one cannot get in the way of the other one because each one has their part, and the other cannot get in until they get through. They can stand and watch, and you see plenty of that. I belonged to a union at Ford Motor Co. when I worked there, I had to, it was a requirement. A certain man told me one time, he did not know of anything whatsoever, tht the union had ever done for him. I never knew whether they did anything for me or not, because I was not depending on the union. I knew my job and I did it without having to be told every day what to do. I did not try to cut corners in any way on what I was there to do: I just did my job and went home and forgot about it until the next day. Well anyhow, when Israel gets ready to build their temple, they will not have to get permission from anyone, they will just do it; and it will not be a long drawn out thing. I am getting ahead of myself when I say that, because this is all after this, (the moons we have on the chart.) If, in a year, or two years from now, Israel has her land back, she will start building her temple. There are thirty percent now, it has not always been like that, thirty percent of Israel want to rebuild their temple. That is an unheard of thing in Israel because you have so many pacifists there, so many pacifists in the government. I want to go to Luke 21 first. These scriptures are talking about both, when Israel became a nation, and then the end time. The first part from verse 20 on down is talking about the armies compassing Jerusalem, which happened in 70 A.D. Now the denominational preachers say that is yet to come, but we know they are wrong, because that has already happened. Let him that is in Judaea flee into the mountains, what is that going to do? How is that going to protect anyone in this hour of time? And he that has something in his house, let him not go back down. And a woman with child, woe unto them. This has already happened in 69 and 70 A.D. We were there at the last stronghold of Israel, when we made this last visit, where we were up on that mountain, Masada. That was Israel’s last stronghold, that was three years after Jerusalem had fallen, when that fell, they had held out a long time. There were nine hundred and some of them that held out a long time, because the Romans could not get to them. They did not have airplanes back then. These preachers that say this is still ahead, and that the Jews that flee, are going to go some place and hide: say the Jews are going to flee to Petra. Petra is not a place to flee to in this day and hour. One big bomb would take that rntire thing out. Let me read this and then we will go into this a little bit for an understanding of what I am talking about. As I went over Genesis this morning, the fourth day, as I went over that, it said the sun and the moon and the stars are for signs and seasons. That is exactly what it is saying here in Luke 21 and Joel 2, Acts 2. “And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars.” Some might say, well I thought that was to be at the end of the age, when the battle of Armageddon is fought. Let us read it and look at it as it is written. If you read Mark, it will read that way. If you read Matthew, it will read that way. After His coming for His Bride, which this is included in this. Who else would He be talking to? As I said, if we look at it closely, we will see what it is saying. There shall be signs in the moon and in the stars, these signs have happened before, and that is what I am using as an illustration for the end time. I do not know when Israel is going to get their land back, if it is going to be in here (pointing to chart with moons) or in here, or shortly after al of this. You see this all happening in time past, in 1948 and 1967. In 1948 these signs happened after Israel got her land back, the very next year in 1949 and 1950. These two happened in 1949 and these in 1950. Remember they are a year apart on each one of these. This one is one year, and this one is one year. This is the fall of the year, and this is the fall of the year. Of course this is the spring of the year, and so is Passover over. So the Bible says it is for signs, there shall be signs in the sun and in the moon and in the stars…) “and upon the earth distress of nations.” The nations are certainly distressed now. We see what is going on in Syria, because the president and all of them are looking at that. But they are not looking at Sudan or the Congo where there have been millions killed. They did not even think about them because they are poor people, and there is no oil there. There have been over two and one half million people killed in Sudan and the Congo. What they could not kill, they have cut off their hands and their arms and just mutilated them. Where did anybody ever speak up about that? Obama is a black man. Why did he not speak up for his people? That is his people. Where is the aid going to them? It is no concern because it is not adding to their coffers. Only when they speak about cutting off oil or something of that nature do they get serious, because they are afraid they are going to cut off oil, yet they will not let those drill here on government land, that would. No, they are waiting until they can get wind power, which will never happen. Germany has wind power, but they are trying to get away from it, and trying to buy coal from the United States. Coal in the United States, if they were allowed to dig, is a premium price. Yet in China, whose stuff blows over here, they burn it all the time; and much of the time in the big cities, and they cannot even see: they have to wear masks. “Distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring.” Have we not seen that? There has been enough of that happen in the last few years and it will happen more and more as time goes on. “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 (And then, not when they see these things begin to happen. I will show you here in a minute, not when they begin to happen. Then shall they see the Son of man coming…) in a cloud with power and great glory. And when these things begin (begin) to come to pass, then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption draweth nigh.” Who is that for? Is that written to foolish virgins? He is talking to Bride people. When you see these things begin to come to pass, look up, lift up your head, your redemption draws nigh. The time of the rapture is drawing nigh. This 27th verse is the verse that tells you when Armageddon is going to take place. The rest of it is for Bride people. Matthew does not read like that. Neither does Mark. Matthew and Mark is dealing with the coming of Christ for the world, whenever He comes back as the one on the white horse. These things must be a revelation to us. We cannot just look at this and say this is the same thing as Mark. Part of it is, but not all of it. When you begin to see these things come to pass, when who begins to see it? When the Bride begins to see it. The foolish virgins are never going to lift up their heads, knowing that their redemption is drawing nigh, no, they are being killed by the beast and the false prophet is giving the orders for them to be killed by the beast. These prophecy preachers want to make you think all this is going to happen together, but they are ones that are shoving it all together, and it will not work. Acts 2, verse 17 “And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: (He is going to give His Bride a portion of His Spirit. He said, of my Spirit. We have the anointing, but we don’t have it like Christ did. He always had the answer to everything. Nobody ever tripped Him up.) and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams.” It is time for us to get our house in order, because these scriptures did not just apply at Pentecost. It does not say, in the last day, it says, in the last days, which would be the last two thousand years. The Spirit today, is the same Spirit that fell on Pentecost. “And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of my Spirit; and they shall prophesy: And I will show wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, and fire, and vapour of smoke: The sun shall be turned into darkness, (See? This identifies what time it is. The sun shall be turned into darkness…) and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come. And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved.” The reason I am using this here at this time, I looked under NASA and the four blood moons. I looked under google and the four blood moons. I looked at just the four blood moons. I saw some things under that, that were eye opening. You know NASA is not a religious organization, it is a government organization, it has to do with their flights, their study of the stars and so on. In their study of the moon and stars and everything, they have come up with all of this. They were wondering just how many times that has ever happened. It was when Columbus took the Jews out of Spain, when Ferdinand and Isabella compelled them to leave Spain. Those that did not leave when they could, were killed by the Catholic Church. When they were expelled, this happened, (pointing to blood moons on chart). This happened here, (chart.) 1493, 1494. After 1492 they were expelled, I believe it was in November. Then this began to happen in the spring. This has only happened three times in the last five hundred years. What I am dealing with is Jews, and Jews getting their land back. This is what I am dealing with. Because when Israel became a nation in 1948, May 14th, Israel was declared a nation. Then, in1949 this happened and in 1950 this happened. Always concerning Jews. 1967, for six days they went to war. But before they went to war, this happened in April, this was Passover. Then in October 1967 this happened. If this has always happened concerning Israel, would it not be concerning Israel again? This time, it is concerning them getting their land back. I did not say it will come here, or it will come here, (chart) or that it will come here or here, it can come anywhere in here, because in Nisan, which is March, the sun turns to darkness in 2015, this turns into darkness, which did not happen before. Between these two again, there is a partial eclipse. Brothers and sisters, this all means something, because in 2015 this happens here. 4-4-2015 is when this happens, Passover. 9-28-2015 Sukkot or Feast of Tabernacles, this happens here, right during our fall meeting. Would it not be something, for something like that to happen during our fall meeting? You could really lift up your head then. There would be no mistake about it, because your redemption would be drawing nigh. When Israel gets their land back, this is what I am basing this on, because it has happened before. That is what the blood moons are all about. They are dealing with Israel getting something back. They are not losing ground, they are getting ground. Is this making the picture any clearer? What happens, these blood moons are seen, and then this all happens on Passover, but it happens in Israel, not all over the world. This happens in Israel: because it pertains to Israel. There is too much of an indication for it all to just pass by without anything taking place. As I said before, Kerry and Obama, according to the News, are not going to negotiate with Israel any more starting in 2014 to the end of 2020, unless Israel goes back to claiming only their 1948 boundaries. Israel would be very foolish to go along with them on that. That is why I put that map up there this morning, to show you that area. I hope, if you do not see the complete picture, you will just lay it up and think about it a few days.You are not condemned, if you do not see it immediately. It has come out that, the Sunni Arabs will go to war with Israel between April 5th and October 8th of 2014. This is the plan. We may be closer to something than what we think. But there are other things to play into this, because we are talking about the end time. I have scriptures that I wrote down, 1st Timothy 2nd chapter. I am going to leave that chapter for a little while and go to the 4th chapter. “Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, (What he is saying, is that the Spirit speaks clearly, or he emphasizes what the Spirit speaks. If somebody emphasizes something to you expressly, that means for you to catch it. I had a history teacher when I was in the Methodist Church, that did not open a book. She did not have to open a book: you could follow her in your book. I always said, as far as history was concerned, she knew more about history than anyone I ever heard, except for Bro. Jackson. Bro. Jackson really knew history, especially that which concerned the Bible. She would get to a certain point and would say, you better get this. You could mark that because it would be on the test when we had it. She would always say that, if you would listen to what she said and you studied that part, then you knew, if it was dates or whatever it was, she would emphasize, you better get this. Sometimes she would say, it is going to be on your test, if she had a hard time getting an answer from anyone. The Spirit speaketh expressly…) that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils.” What an emphasis on the words there, it speaks expressly that some shall depart from the faith. What is the faith? “Speaking lies in hypocrisy; (We have seen plenty of that. We e knew it ahead of time. The Bible speaks to us and says, consider the end of their conversation.) having their conscience seared with a hot iron.” That is not talking about an iron which you sisters use on an ironing board. That is a branding iron. These people that used to live out west and their cattle ran on ranges, they had no fences. The only way they had to identify their cattle was that brand they burned into their skin. Once you burned that brand into that cow, there was no way of changing it. It was burned in there forever. That is a dreadful thing. “Forbidding to marry, and commanding to abstain from meats, which God hath created to be received with thanksgiving of them which believe and know the truth.” You have preachers now telling you what to eat, not just that governor in New York, saying, you cannot eat salt, you cannot get a coke larger than 16 oz. But you can get refills. What craziness! But you have preachers on television doing the same thing. “For every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving.” That is the point. If I go to a restaurant, I am going to pray over my food, I do not care what anybody thinks. I am not going to pray out loud where everybody is going to hear me, but I am going to pray over my food. If somebody says something about it that they don’t like it, they have the privilege of getting up and moving. “For it is sanctified by the word of God and prayer. If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained. But refuse profane and old wives’ fables, and exercise thyself rather unto godliness. For bodily exercise profiteth little; but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise of the life that now is, and of that which is to come.” If we obey that. 2nd Timothy 3 says, “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. (Perilous, dangerous. When I am driving I try not to look into the next car too much because it seems if they don’t get your attention, then they are less likely to do something, because they want your attention.) For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, (This gay movement is getting worse. They don’t care to show on the News, men getting down on their knees and proposing to another man. That is sick. I wonder how much longer a person is going to be able to say that? It is already in Canada, that if you speak against the gay movement, you can be locked up. How many little children are being born today, just for some idiotic person to adopt, they are not parents, when the little baby cries, some just throw them on the floor to shut them up. Anybody that would do that, a noose around their neck is too good for for them. That man that held those three women in Cleveland was a pretty smart man to go ahead and hang himself. They said it would take a million dollars a year to house him. It will not now, because a grave does not cost that much. Of course they say I am cold and cruel. They used to have laws with a bite to them. We are talking about things that will happen in the era of time we are living in.) Without natural affection, (That is just what I was talking about.) trucebreakers, (The government we have now, you cannot depend on them to tell you the truth about anything. They will say something one day and do different the next day.) false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good. (If you are a Christian in this hour, then you are despised. If you are a murderer, there are laws to protect them. If they have done too much bad, they will put them in a body suit to keep them from being shot. They will take a police force with so many cars to take them, so they no one will know when they have taken them to jail. If you are gay, they have laws to protect you. If you are a Christian, you have no protection. They can say anything they want to about you, just like over there in Egypt. Those Coptic Christians, they burned sixty of their church houses down, killed the people with them. In Syria, what did they do to the Christians? They killed them and burned their church buildings down. Who did that? The opposition to the leader of that country, the ones that we are supplying arms to.) Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; (Just like old Rome back in her heyday, they built big stadiums. Now they build all their big stadiums for their sports. The one they had was not good enough because it is out dated, thirty years old. They have no trouble getting a quarter or half billion dollars for something like that. Then they build bridges and you have to pay a big toll fee to drive across. People have to cross bridges, but people do not have to go to sports events where there are a hundred thousand people at a football game. You can break laws, if you are so high in sports, and some way they will get you out of it, even murder.) Having a form of godliness, (That is what I have been talking about, godliness, having just a form. We here at Faith Assembly, keep our singing where it can be understood, and the musicians can play right. But if you go to some of these churches I have heard about, I haven’t been there, their music is so loud that they have to put things over the little children’s ears. A form of godliness. Maybe you think I should not talk like that. Paul did, to Timothy, he was talking about this end time. Having a form of godliness…) but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” From such, turn away. I have this thing every week on my computer, some group wanting to come in here and show us how to lead singing, and how to minister to the people. I don’t need that. I will just keep on my old crude way and say my own words, If that is foolishness, I will just be foolish. When I went to school, they said there was no such thing as worser, but I heard Bro. Jackson say it in prophecy. God knows what it is. I say things are getting worser and worser. “For of this sort are they which creep into houses, and lead captive silly women laden with sins, led away with divers lusts, Ever learning, (Yes, they can tell you what the scientists have said, and then how this earth was put here in six days, but they deny the Word of God.) and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. Now as Jannes and Jambres withstood Moses, so do these also resist the truth: men of corrupt minds, reprobate concerning the faith.” The truth is alright if they preach it, according to them. But if they hear the real revelation of it, then something is wrong, they will turn and walk away. Remember Jannes and Jambres, as they withstood Moses. We had the same thing five years ago. “But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all men, as theirs also was.” Go ahead and criticize me on this. I have spoken it. It is on the internet. “But thou hast fully known my doctrine, manner of life, purpose, faith, longsuffering, charity, patience, (Everything that has been said, is spoken for all to hear. Nothing has been spoken in secret, it is all out in the open.) Persecutions, (We all have been persecuted.) afflictions, which came unto me at Antioch, at Iconium, as Lystra; what persecutions I endured: but out of them all the Lord delivered me. Yea, and all that will live godly (That brings it down to us, if we are living godly, all that will live godly.) in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution.” You learn to walk right on through all of it. It is just like mud, it will wash off. “But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived. But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned.” When Brother David and his wife, and Brother Steve and Sis. Elsie went to South Africa with me, we saw these things first hand. Brother Bud and those with him were witnesses of the same. Not everything is as it appears to be. We have precious brothers and sisters in South Africa. There has even been another one in contact with us, which we do not know who they are right now. The Word will get out to the soul that so desires it, if they pray and seek truth, God will show them the Internet, like He has others. The preachers sometimes, will not tell their congregations about the Internet, but some found out through God’s leading. It is a shame, that certain preachers had been coming here for almost twenty years, and their congregation did not even know we were on the Internet. The price is upon your head. I will read that 13th verse again. “But evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and being deceived. But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assure of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them; And that from a chid thou hast known the holy scriptures, which are able to make thee wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus. All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.