Rolf Strommen (Rolf Strømmen), of Verdal Norway, began preaching false doctrines in the early 2000s. He refused to accept correction and the apostolic authority of Bro. Jackson. Bro. Jackson dealt with him in a series of sermons entitled “Seducing Spirits and Doctrines of Devils.” Strommen never reconciled with Bro. Jackson during his life, and at Bro. Jackson’s funeral he walked up to the casket and spoke against Bro. Jackson in front of multiple witnesses. He has caused widespread division among the saints and led many into error.
Romans 16:17-18: Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.
Seducing Spirits and Doctrines of Devils, Part 1
Seducing Spirits and Doctrines of Devils, Part 22010-01-The Countdown Is On, Part 1
WE ARE CONTINUING ON THE SAME MESSAGE WE WERE ON LAST ISSUE, BUT WE ARE GOING INTO IT TO BRING OUT WHAT ALL THIS EARTHLY WISDOM DOES TO MODERN MAN. I HAVE ALL KINDS OF DATA HERE: I CAN BACK UP EVERYTHING I SAY THIS MORNING. I AM ENDEAVORING TO SHOW THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MANS WISDOM AND GOD’S WISDOM. TECHNOLOGY HAS CAUSED MANKIND IN THIS HOUR OF TIME TO FEEL LIKE THE SKY IS THE LIMIT FOR WHAT THEY IMAGINE TO DO, BUT THEY FAIL TO CONSIDER WHAT THE CREATOR OF ALL THINGS WILL ALLOW THEM TO DO. WE WANT TO CALL ATTENTION TO THE WISDOM OF GOD AS COMPARED TO MANS WISDOM.
I will say to all young people, if you are going to seek a certain professional type job in this world, you have got to have an education that will enable you to fulfill that profession. But we have a world of people now that have taken over society and they do not want to allow you to stop with just a common school education: they insist that all go to college. I have said many times, If you are going to fly an airplane, then please get a good education, but if you are just going to fry hamburgers for McDonald’s, even though they want you to have a college education, we everyone know you can do that without a college degree. I learned to fry eggs and bacon a long time ago. I am not saying I am the best, but I have never had to throw one out yet. When I think of these men that have worked for the city ordinances, like the water company and such, in cold weather like we have now, suddenly a main line breaks. No matter where he lives, it is an emergency. Do not tell me the man that gets down in that ditch with a pick and shovel, to dig, needs a college education to know how to do that. I would say to the man who says that, When you point your finger at me and say, oh but it is necessary, I will have to say, Your education has made you talk foolish. To demand any such is to display stupidity. Maybe you would not get in the ditch, but it is a shame the way the American public has been brainwashed. No wonder we have a society where little children are being starved in their own homes. Do you believe you have heard it on the News lately, have you not? That is a shame. I have to feel sorry for a lot of little children. Young people, we are going to talk about children of light, and children of darkness, so please pay attention. You ought to be very thankful, that you have been given a privilege in your young life to know something about the grace of God. We are going to prove to you by the Bible, we are living in the end time. The Bible speaks for itself. I have data right here, but I will not read it all: I will only refer to some of it and then read certain paragraphs to let you know the hour we live in now is one of the darkest hours of human history. The Bible has told us it would be this way and now it is upon us.
I want to take my text today out of Matthew, chapter 4, starting with the 12th verse. We know that Jesus came upon the scene two thousand years ago. He came to a nation that was supposed to be a religious people, but as it turned out, religion was all most of them had: they knew nothing about God. Let us see what the Bible says about all of that, then let us look at our own nation and see what the Bible says about the way it is. Jesus had already been baptized by John, and He has returned from the wilderness back to Nazareth and He hears about John. Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, He departed unto Galilee; And leaving Nazareth, He came and dwelt in Capernaum, (That was a little town by the Sea of Galilee.) which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim: (Notice) That it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, The land of Zabulon, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; The people which sat in darkness (Think of that. This is areas of the Jews, but also an overlapping area of Gentiles. The people which sat in darkness…) saw great light; (What kind of light did they see?) and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up. In other words, Jesus was the light of the world. No matter what modern man may say or what era of time you are looking at, your intellectual people of the hour might have been natural man, in all his technology and wisdom, so we cannot refer to it that he is in the light. He is actually forecasting darkness. Just think, Jesus came at a strategic hour of time in the history of the Jewish nation, which boasted of their belief in the God of Abraham, but most were just following a ritual. After fifteen hundred years, they had deteriorated so far away from the true light that their revelation of what the Law was about, had come to the place they no longer looked forward to a change, or to what the scriptures or the prophets might have pointed to. If that be the case back then, turn with me into Romans the 1st chapter. The Holy Ghost fell approximately 33 A.D. in Jerusalem. By 54 A.D. it is now witnessed in Asia, and in the areas of Turkey and Greece. Paul, on his return to Jerusalem many months later, after he had been among Gentiles in Macedonia and that region wrote this letter to the Roman believers. His letter was actually written in 60 A.D. That is several years after the birth of the Church. As I read this, I would like for us all to take a good look at our Gentile, American society today. It is getting very dark. I am going to prove to you by all these scriptures and accounts of today, that we are living, time wise, in the American society, in utter chaos and darkness. At the time Paul took occasion to write this, keep in mind, that which was the Roman society had not yet been converted. Rome, through the influence of Satan, had fought the Christians, especially in Asia. They martyred them, butchering them in almost inconceivable ways. Not much of the Roman society had been affected by the gospel yet. Some think that, but as I read here, I want you to take a good look at America today. We have missing, pregnant mothers, children starved to death, babies killed before or at birth, dead people found in city dumpsters and widespread evil. Then we have a governor that pardons them on death row, pardons them all. When I heard some of the things he said, I just thought, all of you politicians and all of your court systems, you have twisted the meaning of our laws until they are now hitting you back in the face. So you feel bad about it, because you cannot even take a certain person that is known to have committed certain crimes, and run him or her through your judicial systems and wind up knowing whether he or she is guilty, because of your standards or principals. Somebody somewhere has become a victim of such stupidity. Some of you might say, Bro. Jackson, you are always using that word, stupid. I am going to read to you what the word stupid, means. Stupid, means to be marked by a lack of intelligence. Like maybe if someone had hit them in the head and knocked them cold, when they came to their senses, they cannot think properly. It also means dazed, lacking in understanding, slow willed or dull. So I have to say, due to a lack of light, everything else is nothing to them. You and I, to them, are considered stupid, we are fanatics, we are the outcasts of a modern society. Let me now get back to what Paul said in Romans 1, starting in verse 18. What I am going to read now, is not very well received by deceived people of the world, but it is God’s Word.
As we read this, just remember that this was written by the apostle Paul, the apostle that wrote half of the New Testament scriptures. He was a faithful servant of God. Notice, For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who hold the truth in unrighteousness; (We have them today with great degrees doing that same thing.) Because that which may be known of God is manifest in them; for God hath shewed it unto them. For the invisible things of Him (God) from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse. Brothers and sisters, when we see the sun begin to come north, it begins to affect nature and plant life. You know that. It does not mean spring is fully here, but the bright sunlight and the warmth of it begins to affect nature. It lets me know God set certain laws in motion that are ruled by the universe in its cycle. But we have an educated element of people today that close their eyes to all of that. Because that, when they knew God, they glorified Him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, (America, through the last number of decades, has done just exactly that.) and their foolish heart was darkened. Professing themselves to be wise, (Now I am not the one saying this, it is Gods Word.) they became fools. (Paul said that.) And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things. (They are fools. In God’s light, they are fools.) Wherefore God (Paul is writing about the old Roman world.) also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, (Look at America today, the lusts of their hearts, they cannot seek after things that are decent. Yet they say we need a better education. They are walking blind, ignorant, and totally stupid. God looks upon them as fools because He sees all of them for what they are. They have willfully turned away from the knowledge of God that once was evident to mankind.) to dishonor their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, (Now we let professors come along trying to tell people that we all came from evolution. Just like this cloning incident. This woman came along somewhere, saying there was a god that sent a space alien. Well, my God sent an angel, for He had said, Let us make man after our likeness and image.) and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, (The human body today, in the eyes of some, is more thought of than to say yes ma’am, yes sir, or to know how to be a decent human being as a neighbor.) who is blessed forever. Amen. For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: (He has given America up to these vile affections.) for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: (Look at women’s rights today, and especially lesbians, they run the show, they run the banks, I can do what man can do. That is why I have to say, Let them take such women to a twelve foot ditch with a sixteen inch main water break, and then we will see how she does down in that hole, when it is ten degrees above zero. How many understand what I am talking about? Oh no, we don’t want to do that, but she wants to get in the office somewhere and run the computers and do the book work while men do the manual labor. For even their women, and I am saying women today, have changed the natural use of their bodies into that which is against nature.) And likewise also the men, (They are no better.) Leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet. (Or deserving. Old Rome used to be like this and now it is everywhere. In an hour when all we hear is, we need to appropriate more money for education. They are not making it better: they are absolutely making things spiritually darker for modern mankind. Do you know what this Bible says God is going to do with this perverted mess? When Jesus comes, He is going to destroy the sinners with the sword that goes out of His mouth. No matter what their degrees in the intellectual system are, He is going to look upon all of them as fools because they have willfully chosen the route of life they are now caught up in.) And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, (A mind that is filled with evil. That is why I have to say they are stupid. They are stupid, because in actual principals, they do not know how to communicate with you in that respect.) to do those things which are not convenient; (or right, and here is our society of this hour following that same pattern.) Being filled with all unrighteousness, (You hardly hear a News program any more when anything good is spoken of. It goes from one story of evil, to another episode of evil.) fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; (I looked up that word in the dictionary. The main meaning of it is to hate, to do bodily harm. We have a society today that are intimidators. They spend their life time trying to get even with you. They make a professional occupation out of it. Our judicial system has become ruled by a bunch of perverted crooks. Honesty is no longer in the picture. Whoever has the most money, is the one that is going to wind up on the right side of things, according to their crooked way of living.) whisperers, (They always have a story, a lie, have you heard the latest, or did you know? Their mind is constantly filled with everything that is negative.) Backbiters, haters of God, (We have a society of them today that do hate God. Just the word God alone, makes them want to take you to court. Yet on the other hand they will allow alien nations to come in here, build their mosques’, and spend fabulous sums of money to do everything they can to convert young people of America, black and white, into this devilish religion that is solely bent on turning this world upside down. Being at that point, I want to remind you, I am not a politician, but when I hear the News and hear the Journalists and the News commentators, how they talk about things, you know they do not want anyone talking to them about what the Bible says. That is a book that is out of their mind’s. This is what makes the American society today, fulfill all this scripture the way Paul brought it out in his teaching. We are living in a nation that has literally sold our young generation to every kind of devil that can be brought out of hell and turned loose on our streets and in our institutions of learning. There is where it operates. The American people today think there is nothing wrong with it, because it has come on them so slowly. It has just gradually crept in. This is exactly what we read here.) despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents, (I saw a News story the other day, a certain high school in New York, it told the percentage of high school students that every time they have some type of special get together, it shows them by the dozens in a beer joint, drinking. It told how a year ago, one school had planned a certain occasion for all the students to attend. It was going to be some kind of dance, a get together, but when the occasion started and the doors were opened, every student that came was under the influence of alcohol, so they cancelled it. It was not like that sixty years ago. This certain man had the audacity to say, well it all starts in the home. No it did not start in the home Mr. Stupid. I will show you exactly where it started. Several years ago they stipulated a certain year to be the year of the child. The child has a right to speak his negative views. The institutions backed it up. A man called me, not from this area, that said his daughter was going to high school, but she was very much under the influence of the schools curriculum. When she would come home and he would try to correct her, try to show her the right way, she would go back to school and tell the authorities a negative story. He was sent word that he could be arrested, because he had not respected his daughter. He called and said, Bro. Jackson, I don’t know what I am going to do. He said, the more you try to do right, the more public opinion is against you. Keep in mind, a lot of the younger generation we now have in schools, their parents were the generation that started this nonsense. When they became brain-washed, became hoodwinked, do you think they had anything to pass on to their own children? No, nothing, because they learned every bit of that rotten stuff in the school system. That is when the doors were opened to hell itself. That is why I have to say, in forty five years, you have two generations of offspring now. It is a shame that public officials want to blame the parents for not doing a miracle. Notice….) Without understanding, covenant-breakers, (That is our society today.) without natural affection, (Give them a little kitty cat or a little dog to play with, and there is more love and affection shown to those little pets than a little baby. I am not against people having a pet, but when that pet becomes more important in a household than a little child that is to be cared for, there is something dreadfully wrong in that home. Without natural affection….) implacable, unmerciful: (That is the American society, kill, rape, beat, torture. They run the roads that way.) Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things (This is what Paul says….) are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them. That is an exact description of evil in our society today. They know that some of their evil deeds make them worthy of death, but they do them anyhow and have pleasure in knowing that others are doing likewise.
I want to say this, When you read those scriptures in Romans, and then see them being fulfilled all around you it is very troubling. I have right here, a record of government investigation, so they call it. When President Bill Clinton was in office, there was a certain man by the name of Ron Brown, that was sent to the Orients to take care of some kind of agreement, some kind of trade or something. However when Ron Brown went over there, for some reason or other he could see what it was going to lead to. He purposed that he would not lie and have anything to do with it. He did not want his own conscience to have to suffer for carrying out some crooked politician’s plan. When he came back, he had a confrontation with Bill Clinton. Already there had been a man in the White House, by the name of Vince Foster. He was supposed to have been a secret lover of Hillary’s. Somehow or other, he got in somebody’s way. His body was found in a park, he had been shot. They tell that he committed suicide, but this concerns an investigation of both of them. He did not commit suicide. Somewhere, some government hit man in high places was hired to carry out a plan. You might think, oh Bro. Jackson, our government would not do such a thing. My answer to that is, You do not live in the days of George Washington, so wake up! We have men up there today whose honesty can be compared to the devil himself. Notice how I said that. That is why I say, When you study political science, it is none other than a study of how a politician can say yes, when you know he really means no. Here in this article, the investigation was carried on until the men who were doing the investigating were threatened themselves. Ron Brown was on a government plane, flown by a government pilot. There were so many passengers on this plane. The plane was in route to a place in Bosnia, in that area. But in order to make this look like an accident, the man in charge of the radio frequencies that keep the plane on course, because he was to land in a certain terminal, it describes the weather, the direction of the wind, the sun was shining bright, but whoever was involved, this hit man drove a jeep to the foot of this certain mountain. He turned his radio signal on. The purpose was that the man on the mountain that was operating the regular incoming flight, had already been told, You will be a rich man if you will just turn off your signal. As he turned his single off, the other one went into operation, which makes the plane coming from a certain direction veer a certain degree, and that plane hit the mountain. When they find the plane and find the bodies, evidence proves there has been a bullet hole in his brain. There was one stewardess that survived the crash, but when the authorities found out about it, do you know what? She was never left alive to get to the hospital. She was killed. Young people, we are living in a world of darkness, sin and corruption. America, that used to be the beautiful, has became the home of crooks and gangsters. That is why I can say, We are living somewhere just before the coming of Jesus Christ. I have no doubt, all these problems in the Middle East, are about to reach a boiling point. I cannot help but believe, as we prepare to go to war with Iraq, that this is our politician’s motive for some unannounced purpose, but I also believe that in the eyes of God, He is using this whole thing as a triggering device. We everyone know, that since the 9/11 attack, Islamic cells of terrorism have sprung up in many places, Pakistan, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Europe and who knows where else. I have to say there is no need for our president, or any other politician to think that we, as a nation, can take the leadership and do away with this terrorism stuff, as though it is nothing. I cannot help but believe God has allowed this thing to maneuver things to a certain point, because, if they try to eliminate it the way man would eliminate it, it is a war here, a war there; and time could go on another twenty five or thirty years. We do not have that long. According to the scriptures and the prophecies in them, somewhere God is going to meet this Islamic spirit. He is going to meet it head on, and He will use that little nation of Israel to do the clean up. He will put His angelic powers in the battle situation with Israel. With a stroke of His mighty hand, He is going to kill this Islamic spirit around the world. With a stroke of His mighty hand in a miraculous way, He will let Israel be used as a means to bring about the devastation. I have to say, these Islamic terrorists could go to sleep some night with a big plan to do something the next day, but by the time God shows His power in what He is going to do, their mind’s can be changed in a matter of a few short hours. If we read the scriptures right, He can do it that way. I can say this, Eventually the gospel spread into the European world. As it did, I am thankful that the gospel, as it traveled through Europe and the different nations, it did affect European societies. It did not always stay pure as it had been in the beginning, but at least it did affect certain elements of the European society. For two thousand years the gospel, as it left Jerusalem, it went around the world. It has not only come through Europe, it has come into the new world also. It has made an impact here for two hundred years. From here it went to the Far East. Time wise it is on its way back home. In this article, from the desk of the executive director, Ronald W. Wilcox, this did not come off the internet. To prove to you, that for the past forty years America has slowly had the light shut out, I am not going to read everything here, but I want to read enough to let you know you are living in the hour of the greatest ability for man to have an education. The devil has also used this opportunity to brainwash our young generation of people. I get that from what I have here, I have had these articles for quite awhile, so I want to read some of it to you.
As I read this, I will be making comments .Citizens: Nightmarish textbooks await your kids. (This was from September 17, 1990) Thousands of public and private school children, first through sixth grades, will be taught how to cast spells. (Since when was that important for a student to learn in order to make a living for himself? Then you say, You have no right to call them stupid. I do too. They prove it by their actions. They have been hit in the head by the devil.) They will be told about hungry creatures that attach themselves to children’s bodies, or lust for their flesh. They will be asked which horrible death they would prefer. There is more. This fellow they have over there in Afghanistan, that had been American, I believe he had been raised in the state of Washington somewhere, I forget what his name had been changed to. I remember on the news one morning they were interviewing his parents, where he went to school and everything. But on top of that, they interviewed another man that lived in that area. He went to the same school that fellow did. He testified that morning, that he was a heathen. He said he worshipped devils. I just thought, When America opened up our institutions to this kind of teaching, this nonsense, What has gone wrong with America? They want to make America a model of something. They sure have opened it up to the devil, to come in a have a heyday. I have another chapter to read. This is why I read what Paul wrote there in Romans 1. Indiana Planned Parenthood is training to teach kids about sex. Young people, my dad taught me all I ever needed to know about it, but he did it in a way, that when he was done, he said, now you keep your mouth shut about this. He thumped me on the head. I have looked back to that ever since then. One thing is sure, nobody needed to pay taxes to pay my teachers to teach me about sex. My dad was my teacher. That is the way it should always be. Let me read a paragraph of this. This is not in Harrison County, this is above Indianapolis. Meet Jenny, she is sixteen, a good student and active in many school activities. She just received her driver’s license and is trying to teach young children about the facts of life. Welcome to Planned Parenthood’s newest attempt to teach children all they ever need to know about the facts of life. No wonder we have a society now, with babies born out of wedlock, left in an alley, or left at fire stations. They find them in dumpsters. We didn’t need this kind of education sixty or seventy years ago. Those who claim not to believe there is a devil let him in and gave him control. Since they do not believe there is a devil, they just look at everything as being normal. Last night being Saturday night, only God knows how many people are crying today, over the affects of something negative that went on last night. When the sun goes down again tonight, the same thing will be repeated somewhere. It is very evident that eleven and twelve year olds are already becoming sexually active. Now when they started that, here came the devil with AIDS. When you open the door for one thing that is perverted, you only open it for two other things to come in also. This articles goes on down through here and gets very gruesome, because of what is being taught in our schools under the guise of Planned Parenthood. I heard one person say years ago, when they first started this sex education in schools, I don’t want my kids to learn all about it behind the barn through jokes. I would like to look him in the face and say, You are an ornery rat. The people who did say certain things behind the barn had more principals in their mind, because they did not come out in public and carry it out in every day living. I am trying to say this without using some of these graphic words. We build these schools of better knowledge, but then turn students out with their brains warped, never to grow up to be an honest father, or a mother that knows how to be a mother. I know we have a society today where our standard of living has been so twisted and changed, that it is hard for some people to live without both having to work for a living. You can see how the overall leadership in the nation began to twist it that way. If we were to have a depression that would take it back like it was in 1929 through 1934, you would see a lot of people committing suicide. When you see a new house, with payments anywhere from six hundred to more than a thousand a month, what kind of standard of living do you think the two have, to make payments like that? Then they have their utilities on top of that. I have heard that a certain airline is going to have to cut their salaries down to a certain amount. I saw last night that a certain industry is going to cut off four thousand employees. The unemployed figure keeps rising. I am not standing here trying to push something at you to cause anyone to go home with your head hanging down. That is not my point. I do want to say, All this education we have had going on for the last twenty five or thirty years, has brought to us an era of darkness. The way tings are going there is no future to look forward to. Unless God takes it over and changes the flow of things, some are going to wind up in death. Right in this article, in certain schools, they study how to commit suicide. I never had such junk fed into my mind when I was going to school. Why do we need it now? Do you know the statistics of suicide among teenagers is climbing to an all time high, simply because they are teaching a bunch of junk in our institutions that does not give that young person a stable mind or environment that would enable him or her to think properly? I subscribe to an independent magazine in which there was a short story about a man and his wife that had raised all their children with home schooling. They have done their best to teach them certain principals. The children have always done well and been good, but one daughter wanted to go take a course in college, so they sent her. She was not there but a short time, when in the dorm where all these girls were sleeping, she was exposed to pornography magazines and pictures. When she did come home she began to complain about how she began to feel psychologically. There was not a thing she could do about it. She could not walk in there blindfolded, and go to bed blindfolded, walk out blindfolded and try to find her way to the kitchen. She did not even get through one semester until she committed suicide. Those same kind of teachers would not want a young person coming here, oh no, they would not want them to be brainwashed with religion. Well I am against religion also, but I am strong for salvation and true Christianity.
DEGRADED BY CHOICE
America has willfully chosen the very downward trend she is going in today. Our freedom of speech and choice has taken a toll on our liberty. I have another magazine article that tells about five Arabs, or Islamic’s that have entered the country illegally. They began to look for them and our different security systems have finally gone to work. Now there is an alert at the customs places between Canada and the United States, because young mid-east people are leaving America because they have been here beyond their legal stay. One man from Pakistan has been living here seven years, working, while his visa has already expired. He showed up at the customs and wants Canada to allow him to pass through because he is going home. It tells they are flocking through these custom places trying to find a sanctuary, because they are afraid the United States is going to rise up and kick them out. All that lets you know somebody in America has gone to sleep on their job. We were going to show the world what a model nation is like, but we are getting ready to pay a huge bill, a costly bill for just doing this. Let me take you to the writing of Zechariah. I cannot even tell you how many times I heard Bro. William Branham refer to this passage of scripture. I can now see what it really speaks of. Now is when it really has a deep meaning. Zechariah prophesied this just a little under 500 B.C. We will start with the 6th verse of chapter 14. Zechariah was looking down through time and saw our day. And it shall come to pass in that day, (That is a period of time.) that the light (Notice, the light, that means the light of truth.) shall not be clear, nor dark: (That is a picture of our religious, denominational realm since WW2 came to a close. Each system has become so set in their theology and their particular beliefs, you could not change them if your life depended on it.) But it shall be one day which shall be known to the Lord, (Yes, it will stand out.) not day, nor night: but it shall come to pass, that at evening time it shall be light. That means just before the sun sets on that era of time, which we will say is a semi-state, there will be light shine through. I have to say to you, That light was not brought on by A.A. Allen, nor Oral Roberts, nor Tommy Osborne. It was brought by a little man raised right here in this area. He did not have a high degree of education as the world thinks, only a sixth grade education. God mightily used him for a few short years to preach certain things out of the scriptures, and to demonstrate the power of God to a lot of people. To me, it opened up and let light shine through, and hit the hearts of a lot of people, light that you could not see in the denominational realm of religion. Sooner or later you would hear something that let you know, God has sent that man to give us a little glimpse of true light just before the sun sets completely. I can see exactly, why Daniel 12 prophesied like it did. Many shall be purified, and made white, and tried; but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand. But the wise, that does not mean wise in worldly knowledge. It is spiritual wisdom. It says they will shine as the stars of the firmament. If you ever look into the heavens at night, when you have a semi light, you have light of the moon. The only stars you can see are the real big ones and bright ones. Then let that moon rotate to where it is on the other side of the globe, you have darkness, the dark of the moon. The darker the night, the brighter the stars shine. You can see them right down to the minutest speck. Saints, young and older people, thank God for what He has given you, which is the privilege of walking in the true light that we share and cherish. You might look at the world right now and say, Well they make fun of us. That is true, but there is another hour coming, an hour when God is going to make a bunch of those hypocrites say, What do you people have? Tell me about it. I see here in Revelation, chapter 10, that John was told to go to the angel and take the scroll and eat it up. When the angel told him, eat it up, it shall be in thy mouth sweet as honey, but in thy belly it will be bitter, meaning it will set up a bad case of heartburn. Then John was told, Thou must prophesy again before many peoples, and nations, and tongues, and kings. John is not going to do it, you know that. That means that same anointing is going to come back. It will not be somebody coming along that has a college degree of human learning. It is somebody that has a revelation of truth and an inspiration to be able to open their mouth and say something that is going to make politicians sit up and take notice. They will not listen to you now, but just wait until God turns the tables in the Middle East. I will say to all the students listening from universities, Keep listening to us all you want to. I just pray you will listen enough to cause you to spend the rest of your time there at that place learning something that will be worthwhile later on, when God opens up and begins to do the things we have been talking about. Not too long from now, God is going to shake this planet earth, psychologically, domestically, economically, and militarily. He is going to shake it to the point that when He is done, there is going to be an element of people from one end of this planet to the other, that are going to be able to say, Regardless of what my god was until now, I can certainly see that there is only one true God. Saints, that is God’s purpose in all of this, to cause some to recognize, there is only one God. There is no such thing as a God of the Christians and a god of Islam, and a god of Buddha, nor any of the other gods that are talked about. The ONE and ONLY TRUE God is going to get rid of all the others. Every man will worship God in his own place, not his own god: he will worship the God he has been permitted to see, as His miracle working hand accomplishes all the Bible tells us about. Right now they can listen to us and say, That guy is just blowing his lid. No, I am not. I am looking at some scripture, that sometimes I just cannot contain myself when I think about how just and honest God is, how wonderful He is. I am glad He woke me up one day and let me see, He is still the same yesterday, today, and forever. I have a lot more to read to you, but right now I want to show you what kind of light the religions of the world are shining. Bro. Nelson brought me this article last Sunday morning. Here is your big men of the denominational world, as they minister what is supposed to be prophecy on the TV. Tim LaHue, Revelation Unveiled, The antichrist will be Roman, Greek, and Jewish. (My, he is going to be a hybrid critter.) Also Babylon will be rebuilt. (Well, Saddam Hussein started that several years ago.) Dave Hunt, The pope will be the false prophet. Philip Morrell, Jesus will make a covenant and be cut off from it in the middle of the week. (They don’t realize what actually took place two thousand years ago.) Grant Jeffery, Babylon will be rebuilt. Jesus created Satan and the daughters of men got pregnant by fallen angels. (They tell such as this and call it Holy Ghost revelation.) The antichrist will come from the tribe of Dan. He will be killed and come back alive again. The pope will step down and the antichrist will take his place. (How scripturally ignorant can carnal thinking mankind be?) A man named Perry Stone, God showed him the antichrist will be a Muslim. Listen to me brothers and sisters, That Muslim spirit is going to get the tar beat out of all who have it before that time comes. I just say, Thank God for His light. I am thankful for what God sent that little man, years ago, to guide us into. We do not know everything yet, but we have not had to walk in spiritual darkness and confusion these last so many years.
EARTHLY WISDOM V/S DIVINE WISDOM
Turn with me to a very familiar passage of scripture, John 3:16. We will not stop with this verse. “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, (I have heard so much lately about how peaceful this Islamic religion is. Well it does not teach a religion of salvation. It is just a religion of belief.) that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved. He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. And this is the condemnation, that light (We are talking about spiritual light.) is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil.” When you look at America tonight, that is exactly the picture we get. Every News broadcast that comes on, there is nothing ever said about God, His sovereignty, or His Word, nothing at all. It is all the lips of politicians, educators, philosophers and such. Men love darkness rather than light. I have a lot of books at home that have some of the prayers and speeches that our founding fathers made in the days they were alive and in a position of leadership in America. Hardly a speech was ever made, without them referred to God or Jesus as being the central object. Their faith was in the fact, if America was going to be great, it would have to put its confidence and trust in the One that made it possible for us to have light. I have thought of this scripture many times, where Jesus was speaking to His disciples. “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these other things will be added unto you.” What was He talking about? When we think of Europe and how it went through a long era of what we call the Dark Ages, in those Dark Ages, the Roman Catholic Church frowned on education. Well, Bro. Jackson, you feel the same way? You have not heard me right. I do not frown on a decent education. It is what they have made out of it that I speak about. Because of that, the world went into that Dark Age period. It was dark in every way, and just think, that historians would write of it in history as a dark age, and for this reason, there was no progress, no achievement whatsoever during that time. Whatever the style was when they went into it, a thousand years later they came out the same way. I have to say, that is darkness. We can say this, when the Reformation did start, it did not just come all of a sudden. It was God gradually opening up the light of the word of truth. After God allowed America to be discovered, the people in Europe eventually began to leave and come to the new world, a new continent, to start their faith on new grounds. When we look back upon the history of America we have to say, America did not reach this point of greatness because of her scientific knowledge. It was because of how she trusted in God and God led her leaders. As I have said before, when Daniel the prophet, back five hundred years before the advent of Christ, wrote what we read in the 12th chapter of his writing, you have to know he was led by the Spirit of God. Just think how, at the time of the end knowledge would be increased. We have to say, there is not one nation on the face of this earth that God has blessed any more with material knowledge of things like He has America. I am not trying to be a know-it-all, but it is sensible when we think of the telephone and all these other things that the world today enjoys, you must agree. That is the knowledge that Daniel was talking about. It has come about in the last one hundred years. It gives me great joy to think of those people that are called the wise, while the wicked will do wickedly, the wise will understand. Young people, please do not get discouraged because you feel things are not going right for you. You are the one and only element of people on this planet that have an opportunity to shine anything that is really sensible, which is a true revelation of the truth that has been presented to you. We are blessed to know that we are in the truth. I have to believe God is going to let His children, the wise ones, shine very soon. Since Daniel wrote about it, that the wise will shine as the stars of the firmament, then you and I know as I said before, stars do not shine unless you have the darkness of the moon. The blacker the sky gets, the greater those little twinkling stars become. The fact that you can see them shine in the darkness, ought to bring great joy to your heart as you look at the darkness of the world around you. When the moon is shining brightly you cannot see the stars, except the big ones. So when we think of this world today and how dark it has become in our society we think, what a shame! Well it is almost time for bride saints to shine. At one time, John 3:16 was a well accepted verse of scripture to be read in any classroom, especially in the early grades, but today men love darkness rather than light, lest their evil deeds be reproved. I want to take this word “light” and go a little further with it. As I read the different things this morning about these various men and what they are teaching, like who or what the antichrist is, where he will come from, this and that, I do not mean to say this arrogantly, but in a way I pity those men, because they are all so confused. I have to say to you, Are they really servants of light? Are they really preaching light? Do they even know what light is? I want to talk about the difference between spiritual light and spiritual darkness.
Turn with me to 1st Thessalonians. Let us notice how the apostle Paul spoke of the children of God back then. There came a time when Paul felt it necessary to preach something about the resurrection and how the saints of God would be benefitted by it. In the 4th chapter, starting with the 13th verse, let us read, “But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, (Paul said that two thousand years ago, but I ask you, If he were still alive tonight, would he not say the same thing? Bro. Nelson was telling me last Sunday morning, that he had been talking to some person at work. The man was quite open to talk about the scriptures, but when it came to something being said about the rapture, the man said, well I don’t believe it is necessary that we know when it is going to take place. We do not have to know right now, exactly when it will take place, but I just have to ask, is that man a child of light? Or is he just a man that has religion? I believe you everyone could answer that question. I have to believe there are a lot of people that have religion, but religion is not Christianity and it does not make you happy. It is just a belief without any of the promised blessings to those that love God. You can carry it in your pocket, but it is just a belief. You can argue about it, or you can just keep still about it. Salvation is something altogether different than religion. Salvation gives you a feeling inside, that religion can never give. When you have true salvation you can say, I know what I believe, and I know in whom I believe, and I know why I believe what I believe. I am going to hold to it until that day comes. Paul had a reason to write like he did, something had been asked, that he felt it necessary to inform the Christian people there in the Thessalonian Church, in 54 A.D., when he said, but I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren…) concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with Him. For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, (Brothers and sisters, this is a divine revelation. He did not get this out of the Old Testament. God has given this to him by inspiration.) that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent (or hinder) them which are asleep. (That is true. It does not matter what this intellectual world wants to say, there is no hope for them, they were alive yesterday, but they are gone and we will never see them again. I have to say those that went in the ground, in the Lord, the day is coming that we are going to see them first.) For the Lord Himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, (These little words stand out so vividly, yet the religious world today does not seem to be interested in those particular words at all. It is just so many words to read.) with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: (There are three things there that stand out.) and the dead in Christ shall rise first: Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. There are many tonight saying, oh but the saints go through the tribulation. We know better, but they do not know how to read this. I have to say, They talk like that because they are not children of light. God is not going to let voices of darkness feed children of light. That is just common sense. Notice these words.) Wherefore comfort one another with these words.” Well if somebody just said, it does not matter when, that goes to show that kind of people are not even interested in when it is going to be: they are not even concerned when it is going to take place, so they are not even talking about it. I ask you, How can they comfort one another? With what? The reason I am bringing this out is to ask, Where are these children of light? What is the light? We are not finished here yet, so let us see what Paul talks about in the 5th chapter: it just comes right on down the line. “But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh, as a thief in the night. (It is like that to the world, because they love darkness rather than light, and have pleasure in unrighteousness.) For when they (the world) shall say, Peace and safety; (they have it all figured out) then sudden destruction (On the children of light? No, it is on the children of darkness. Let us see how he wrote this.) cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; (The world, as a whole, does not know what tomorrow will bring to this world. Neither do our politicians and educators know what is just about to take place in the Middle East. But what we are looking at and what we have been reading about in the last two years, lets you and I know, that fuse is not going to set there simmering forever. I have thought about this much of late: it is not only that this Islamic spirit is in the Middle East, because for the last number of years that Islamic spirit has been planted all over the world. There is no need of me standing here and naming it all to you. I have to say this, Since the 9/11attack on our nation our leaders have said, we have to do something to get rid of this terrorism in the world. We want a new world order, but with this in the way, we have to get rid of it first. Well you and I know the politicians are not going to get rid of terrorism in a short time: it is going to involve several years of time, a lot of money, which means going deep in debt. However if we believe the scriptures, which gives us light and understanding of the situation, then I am compelled to believe God has planned this whole thing to suddenly explode by surprise. It is not going to catch the children of light by surprise, they are looking for it. In fact, I am hoping for it. Do you know why? I want an opportunity to tell some of those broadcasters a few things. I want to send them a little e-mail note saying, If I had sent you this last week, you would have laughed at it, but now, come on, give me an answer. We have known for a long time that this was coming, but you would not have wanted to listen to anyone talking about it. Well let us go on here with our reading. Sudden destruction will come upon them, the world, not the children of light.) and they shall not escape. But ye, brethren, (He is talking to you and me now. The ones he was writing the letter to at that time are dead, but these words still ring on down through the years of time. He is now talking to you and me.) are not in darkness.” Oh, I like that part. Men love darkness rather than light. Preacher, don’t preach that stuff to me, they will say: I don’t believe in that. Well, come around maybe a year and half from now and tell me that same thing. I have to say brothers and sisters, When we look at the Bible the way the Bible portrays this picture of things, you and I know, when God does show His power in the Middle East to bring this whole thing to a picture the way He wants it, it is not something that is going to dwindle on and on and on with politicians bickering and fussing over it. It is going to be the conclusion of something that God has ordained and He is going to get glory out of it. Today, while the terrorists are planning their jihad here and there, ready to tear up things, we just know that God is still in control. When He gets through showing His power in the Middle East, it is going to cause young men all over this planet to change their former beliefs. That is why I say, especially to Christian young people, be faithful, you are children of light. You do not have to look at this thing with a big question in your mind. God is going to do this to let you know His Word is absolutely true. See verse 5, “Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness. Therefore let us not sleep, (As do those in the denominational structures. Well why don’t you leave me alone, I don’t know if I want to go to church today or not. Saints, I find it a great joy to go to the house of worship where my brothers and sisters are assembled to worship together and learn more about the coming of our Lord that has been so good to us.) but let us watch and be sober. For they that sleep, sleep in night; (How true. They sleep and snore. If you wake them up they say, Well I don’t believe like you.) and they that be drunken are drunken in the night. But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of salvation. For God hath not appointed us to wrath, (tribulation) but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ.” Let me word it like this, We are to see the light and walk in the light of our Lord Jesus Christ. When this miracle war begins to unfold in the Middle East, I believe the Spirit of God is going to start dealing with the heart’s of His Bride people. He is going to let you see how you are really going to stand out in an hour like this, when the world has been talking about everything but spiritual reality. You are going to say in your heart, Oh thank God, I know where I stand, I know what I believe, I know where we are and what we are waiting for. When this thing really does begin to fulfill the scriptures to the point that young men will come and tell the Jewish nation, I want to help you, what is that going to cause you and me to say? We are going to be able to say, Thank God: we have been right all along. Does that mean we are personally right? No, it is the grace of God that has made us able to receive revelation. He has called us to be children of light. I am grateful for this light. It is not something you play with: it is something you cherish. Any kind of light that you have, you and I know, from whatever means is used to cause that light to reflect and to be beneficial, you have to cherish it and take care of it, whether it is a lamp of kerosene or a candle. You have to be careful how you handle that light, lest you end up without it. Light can be beneficial to you, but if it is tossed around any old way, then there comes a time the light can go out because of our ignorance and carelessness or indifference. I have read these scriptures to show you, we are the generation of children of light. It is going to be important for you, and me, to understand that there are some people in these end time days, that are going to have the picture right. Yes, foolish virgins are going through the tribulation period and there is going to be a bloodbath. They will be martyred because of their belief in God. Let me say this, The people that the world looks upon right now, as totally foolish and fanatical, (saying, Stay away from them: you don’t want what they are promoting)…. all have something inside of them that rings a bell loud and clear. They know truth when they hear it. When you hear those denominational preachers, regardless of how much they are acclaimed in the News Media, when they come out with some of these outlandish interpretations of the scriptures, it lets us know they are not sent to be ministers to the Bride of Christ at any time. They are not ministering light. They are not a voice for light. They just have religion. I have to say, God did not have to choose us, He did not have to choose me, but I am so thankful that He did.
WACO TEXAS AFFAIR
What I want to say now is a little off the subject, but I will get back to it. Last Sunday I mentioned something about us having a president and some of the evil he did to the Waco people. I will say this; they were not children of light. First off, if they had been children of light, they never would have cultivated the concept of belief they had. What I have to say though, is what right did our president and/or Janet Reno have to destroy those people? Like I said last Sunday, why do they not destroy some of these Muslim terrorist? Right now Saudi Arabia is spending millions of dollars to educate their religious leaders in these mosques, to teach American people, both black and white, to become converted to that belief. They are training some of these to be agents to carry on jihad as well. In the magazine I have, it tells that our intelligence sources know this, because they have spied on them, and they have found out that some of these agents are being trained to shoot certain people on the street corner, and to watch golf courses where predominant world figures, politicians and such, like to play golf, and assassinate the public figures. I just thought, if that one man, and that young boy, had the nation half way paralyzed through thirteen shootings, what do you think would go on if something like that happened in about thirty places across the nation? You would have society standing on their toes not knowing what to do. Listen to me, and do not think those who are planning these things are ignorant. They know why they are here. They know exactly why they have been sent here. I just want to say this; Thank God we are not part of that. I have here documents of investigation, what went on concerning Waco. When you read some of this, it makes you say down inside, this evil did not come from the little man down on the street level. It was not even designed by him. I have to say, this never would have happened forty years ago, because we did not have public figures back then that thought evil about a cult or anything. Their idea was, they will run their course. But now our nation has chosen to walk in darkness, the politicians and educators cannot help but come up with devious ideas like this. I do not have enough time to read all these documents to you, but it shows over a hundred and some people, some little children, all were burned alive. Not by John Dillinger and his kind of gangster people, but by government agents who are carrying on a front that claims to be protecting our national security. Those people were not bringing the nation into any kind of danger whatsoever. Then at Ruby Ridge, they sent more of our agents in there to put an end to some people they thought were nuts. I do not approve of what they believe, but when they shot a baby in its mother’s arms, I have to say that is as bad as what Hitler did. I cannot commend the government for such atrocities, in a country that has turned itself over to darkness and evil. They are so scared that the wrong thing will get in the door; they fail to act on the real danger to our society. Just think, here we are later, when there really is danger at our doorstep, and I ask, why do they not do something now? Watch, I have said this before, God will make every one of these officials pay for this, what they did at Waco. I refer to that only to establish the point, we are a nation that is no longer a nation of light. They shut the light out. They boast of our technology, our science and so forth, but to me science is not worth a dime if it cannot benefit the little man down on the street level, who does the work and pays the tax bill. We open our borders to these illegal elements of international immigrants that do not come here like the old immigrants of years gone by. They come here because they want the icing off the cake. Our welfare agency, our Medicare, our Medicaid treasuries are being pumped dry to give them access to what a lot of our citizens need. Those people are allowed to come into our country and siphon benefits, while the native people of America, both black and white that have been born and raised here, work hard, pay their taxes, then when something happens to them health-wise, they have to go through a long process of paperwork, trying to get a little help. Our nation is so wound up in technicalities; it is just about ready to snap at the heart strings.
We are living in a time of foolishness and desperation. Why do I say that? I am thinking now of how quick so many are to sue someone. Common sense tells me there is a point of over suing for anything. I heard a couple months ago, concerning someone who was suffering from asbestos insulation problems that those industries in the past have been sued so much that those small industries are now bankrupt. (That type of insulation is not produced by any particular industry anymore.) They told the number of hundreds of thousands of dollars they were going to sue for, and I just thought, America has become a nation of people that have lost their common sense. When I heard last week, that in Pennsylvania and Virginia both, in certain localities, doctors have already said they can no longer afford to keep malpractice insurance, the cost is so great. The reason I bring this out tonight is because our leadership has lost sight of reality, of decency, of principals and common sense. No man or woman was ever forced to smoke. If those who do smoke, now have cancer of the lungs, no one compelled them to smoke. Common sense will tell you that. Now they are suing tobacco companies because they produced the product that has made these people sick. To me, that entire idea is sick, because they were not forced to use the product and they have been constantly warned of the danger of smoking. We spend millions of dollars to try to educate people, telling them, don’t smoke, it could cause lung cancer, yet they ignore the warning and smoke anyhow. I have to say, you bunch of educated hypocrites, why do you not sue the liquor industry? I have never known of a home being broken up because of a man or woman smoking. I have heard of men stopping at a beer joint and spending their entire week’s earning to get drunk before they get home from work on Friday. They then come home to a wife and children who need a livelihood, but he has already spent it on liquor. To me, common sense is common sense. Let us be sensible about what we are doing. The sad truth is, we have become a nation of darkness. When you live in darkness, your brain runs wild. We have people that just look for a means to sue something or someone for enough money that they can sit back on easy street the rest of their life. Common sense has gone down the drain. It has been flushed down the gutter of ignorance and stupidity. You cannot read such articles without getting angry. America, why have we become a nation that is so mean and unreasonable in certain things? Truck loads of money are spent to evade these certain issues. What a shame! Our leadership is walking in utter darkness and it can only get worse.
VIEWPOINT ON LIFE
I want to take you to Romans 13, verse 10, and let you hear how the apostle Paul taught his listeners in that period of time. He starts like this, “Love worketh no ill to his neighbor: (We have a lot of American people today, that grow up watching every step someone makes, and when you make a wrong one, they are ready to sue you, because it has become a habit in this hour of time. Suing has become a pattern of life for a certain element of people in our day. I remember a time when we did not have a lot of lawyers advertizing on TV all the time. We now have them coming out our ears. They pop up every little bit, if you have had an accident call me, if you have had this disease, call me, really encouraging people to sue.) Therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. (I have to say this, Regardless of whether your neighbor is a Catholic or professes nothing, live by him and conduct yourself right. I had a phone call the other day, from a character that calls me once in awhile. I do not get a chance to say anything. He talks all the time. What has God showed you of late, Bro. Jackson? Oh I tell you, he is so great isn’t He? He showed me this the other day. He said, my wife and I were going to Sodom-Wall, you know what that is, don’t you? I said, what is it? He said, it is Wal-Mart. I thought, you poor character, what did you go for? That is stupidity. While you are in the world, you do not have to act like the world. While you are here you make the best of it, you do not have to fellowship with all of those you meet up with. Only God knows when you might be out on the highway and have a flat tire, and you left the jack at home. Along comes one of those old hypocrites that you snubbed your nose at last week in Wal-Mart, and pulls up behind you and asks, Can I help you? Love worketh no ill.) And that, knowing the time that now it is high time (Yes, now it is time.) to awake out of sleep: (stop snoring) for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, (Let us not live like them, let us not talk like they do.) and let us put on the armor of light.” I like that, if we get our senses right and we know who we are and what we believe, we can walk through the filthiest place on the face of this earth and it does not have to contaminate us. I do not say that you choose to, but if you are compelled by circumstances to walk through there, then just walk through there and say, God give me grace that none of this hangs on to me. “Let us walk honestly, as in the day, not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying. But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfill the lusts thereof.” I would have to say, in the light of what is going on right now in America, young people, prepare yourselves, so you will not be caught up in deeds of darkness. Let us always be thankful for what we do know and what God has done for us. There are a lot of things you can see in this generation that just simply disgusts you, but that does not mean you have to open your mouth and say something that makes you a spectacle in a public place. That is what some of these “holier than thou” types of religious characters do. They are so holy, they cannot go here, and they cannot go there, because it is all Sodom. Concerning them, I would have to say, Maybe the Lord should just shut them up in a cave somewhere, and let them live in the darkness that way. I am thankful, that a few years back I met a little man, and all I had to do was watch that man, how he lived and taught. It did not matter what kind of man he came in contact with, a farmer that maybe did not believe in anything, but Bro. William Branham was not a man that would make another man feel out of place. He made him feel at ease. Yes, he was a prophet, but he was not all the time preaching to a stranger. I remember when he first came down to my home. My father-in-law always went to the Methodist Church, but you never heard him talking about salvation or anything. Bro. William Branham made my father-in-law feel at ease. Every time he would come around it was, Mr. Funk, how are the cattle doing, how are the crops doing? He would talk on your level whoever you were. I have to say, while in this world, though not of the world, we can let our light shine. Did not Jesus say, “Ye are the light of the world” What else did He say? “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. That was not just idle talk: we are to do that in our every day life.
A PREVIEW OF
THE END TIME
I will now ask you to open your Bibles to Isaiah 60: I want to use this scripture to finish our subject. As we see the world tonight, Europe is in darkness. I believe it was Friday night they announced in the World News, that there is a wave of anti-Semitism going through France right now. Many of the Jews are leaving and heading back to the land of Israel. Some are going other places. I can see where a lot of them will wind up. They will wind up in America. My point in saying that is to show you, when the nations of Europe no longer uphold a religious standard of anything about Jesus Christ, you can see why the nations as a whole go under spiritual darkness. Then when we see America like it is tonight, it just lets us know we are moving fast toward the ending of time. I am not going into details about the war in the Middle East, but it is going to take place not too far in front of us. God is going to use it to open the eyes of people who sit in darkness. It is not to give them salvation. Listen carefully. It will not give people salvation, but it will be a means that God will use to cause them to change their attitude, and they will open their eyes and have a respect for the knowledge of God. It is God’s way of separating them from the midst of the filth, that one day when Jesus does come; He will destroy all that filth with the sword that goes out of His mouth. I hope you have understood my statement. He does it, not to give them salvation, but to preserve them, so that He can carry them on through into the Millennium. Something has to happen to a lot of these people so that there can be some people out of every nation, that He will see fit to rule and reign over. You are not going to reign over people that have salvation. Mortals that have salvation will not be carried over into the Millennium. How many understand that? You, as the bride of Christ are going to reign over people who are still mortal in their flesh. It is not because they have salvation, it is because their mind has been turned away from heathenism, atheism, demonism, to believe and respect God. Therefore when we see the world like it is right now, I have to say God is setting the stage. The stage is the Middle East. When He pulls the curtain back, all actors will be in place. The greatest biblical story that has unfolded in a long time is going to transpire right before the eyes of the world. From the Far East to the Middle East, the world is going to be able to see it all on their television screen. When I read that prophecy of Micah, how it says the heathen will come crawling out of their holes, when they behold, which means see, how the hand of God has been manifested right before their eyes, it lets me know that prophet knew what to say, and how to say it, just in the right place, to fit a precise time. We have a lot of religion around today, the Amish, the Mennonites, Pilgrim Holiness; they would not have a TV in their house. They know how to dress holy, but they are as spiritually blind as the Church of Christ. Do not ever think that just having a holy look is going to cause you to escape the wrath of God. There were a lot of Pharisees in the days when Jesus walked among them, that were as holy looking as anyone could be. Do you know what Jesus called them? He called them a generation of vipers, whited walls. I say to everyone, do not hide behind religion. If you do not have an understanding burning in your heart, that is causing you to be happy as a child of God should be, then a holy look may be all you have, just religion, no salvation. The Hindu’s have religion, and so do the Buddhists. God is going to let this war in the Middle East be conducted so they will all see it. When you can see a young Buddhist going to some institution of learning over there, to learn how to be a construction engineer, when he sees the Middle East through the TV screen, what the Jewish God has done, then I can say, Every Islam, whether in Indonesia, the Philippines, India, Pakistan, or where, God is going to make them get in front of that TV and watch the scene. When they have to sit there with their mouth gapped open, and they shudder to see the reality of a Great God, I will say to the News Media, shame on you, you will print it then or you will die from a heart attack. We have an element of educated philosophers today, that are nothing but hypocrites, because they think like the devil and act like him. Oh they can crow now, but one of these days they will be biting their fingernails. It is going to happen at a time when the whole world is in darkness; even when the Jewish nation is in darkness. Let us see, here in this 60th chapter of Isaiah, something that he saw a long time ago. There came a time when Isaiah picked up the binoculars of prophecy and looked down through the span of time and saw this very day and hour we are living in. The words that came from his mouth are recorded. “Arise, shine; (he is talking to Israel) for thy light is come, (For two thousand years the devil has dragged you from nation to nation, from pig pen to slaughter house, butchered, and made fun of those left alive. You have been spit upon and enslaved. As Ezekiel said, the day will come when you will say, I would to God it was evening, and when evening comes, you would say, would to God it was morning. Why? Because every day you will be filled with frustration, confusion, doubt and fear. Well that is just about to be changed.) and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. (Oh Brothers and sisters, I do not know what I will be preaching when those days come, I might just stand here, jump up and down and shout Hallelujah! When God sets this thing on fast forward in the Middle East, the Christian people in different nations, that have lived in a constant state of hostility and fear because the devil has shut them up, are going to look up. When the news of that light beginning to shine on Israel comes and shows God’s divine favor, arise and shine, thy light has come. God’s favor is going to shine on the apple of His eye. The glory of the Lord has risen upon thee, while the rest of the world has gone to sleep, the light is shining on Israel. It is shining so bright that not even the News Media can shut it out.) For, behold, the darkness (spiritual darkness, atheism) shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: (You cannot tell them anything now.) but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and His glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light.” That lets me know, right now there are nations, some little, some big, that are standing at the crossroads of political decision making, not knowing which way to go. But when this thing is all over, they are going to know which way to cast their vote.
THE OUTCOME OF
When you read on down through Isaiah 60, and read the outcome, the Gentiles will come, and God said He would milk the breasts of kings. That means He will cause politicians, and no, they are not going to take up an offering, God is going to cause the heart of kings to say, we will give you so many billion dollars to help you in this reconstruction. God said, the nation that will not minister unto thee in that day, I will waste them, or bankrupt them. They will either come to God’s light and serve Him in it, or they will live on in darkness and walk off into oblivion. I hope you can see that when this does happen the whole world has been living in spiritual darkness. America tonight, what a shame, a nation that has been so blessed of God, turning into almost total darkness. I am thankful tonight, that we are children of light and we can be wise. It is not how much education we have that makes us wise. It is the light of truth that has put something in our hearts that changed us from children of darkness to children of light. I am so thankful. I would not trade what I know tonight about God, for the best theological degree anyone can have. If they would just give it to me, I would reject it. I heard a preacher one time say this, out in Illinois in a dean’s office, in a certain university, where there is a plaque hanging on the wall with a picture of a bumble bee on it. Under that is the these words written, due to the law of aerodynamics and the law of relativity, it is scientifically proven that a bumble bee, due to his wing span and the weight of his body, is unable to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know that, so he goes ahead and flies anyway. He said, that says it all. So young people, if you go to get a job now, maybe just to flip hamburgers, you do not have to know how many pints are in half a gallon, just as long as you have a diploma to hang on the wall. It is a shame. We have become a nation walking in darkness. What an hour. It is sad, but God knows exactly how to take the veil off of some of those mortal people out there, so I say to you, Hold on to the light, cherish it, let it shine wherever you are. You cannot hang this light in a tree: it is made to shine in you and from you. Did not Jesus say, Ye are the light of the world? That is worthy of repeating. Again He said in so many words, you are like a city sitting on a hill. In other words, seen from every direction. May God help us; and may His blessings abide on those who walk in His light. Amen.
Yesterday I got a letter from our insurance company that we carry fire, wind, and tornado insurance with on our property. It said this is to notify you that there has now been a clause added to your policy, it will not cover any kind of terrorist activity that involves sabotage, loss of property, bodily harm, injury of any kind. Brothers and sisters, when insurance companies will start sending out things like that, I cannot help but feel that they have been notified of something that we do not know about. My message today is going to go right along with that, so open your Bibles to Genesis 1:26. The title of my subject is A Earthly Wisdom versus Divine wisdom. I know we have some school teachers sitting here, so please do not take offense at what I will say. I have enough scriptures and historical facts to back up what I will say. We have several universities listening in to our services, and I will say to them, whether it is teachers, students, or what, I am ashamed of America, that has sold its birthright to the devil. I have facts for what I have to say, so let us read. My text does not come from here, but the overall thought will start here. For almost six thousand years now there has been a contest and battle going on between earthly wisdom and divine wisdom. We have teachers and philosophers in America, the last great world power on the face of this earth. We have those that are trying to project the idea that we Christians are a bunch of fanatics and do not know anything. Well I just pray, God help me bring out the facts. To every one of you that feel in your heart that you are a Christian person today, and you are endeavoring with all your heart to follow the Lord, to allow your life to be molded and fashioned into the very image and likeness of Jesus Christ, you have an enemy, the devil. The conflict we now see going on between people who dare to believe in God and His plan of salvation did not just start in school buildings in the last hundred years. It started a long time ago. In Genesis 3, we find that something happened in the Garden of Eden. God has come on the scene to have a little fellowship and talk with Adam and Eve, and they had hid themselves. Adam finally had to admit their disobedience and the Lord then questioned him. We come to the 15th verse. Here is where the Lord is cursing the serpent. We have in our educational institutions today, the idea that we all evolved from some lower form of life. A few days back, it was announced the cloning of a little girl baby being born. They believe in some kind of religion, and their theory is that a space alien came and brought forth the first form of life. I have to repudiate that idea, that it was something from outer space, because of Genesis 1:26. God said to the angels; let us make man in our image and after our likeness. You students in universities, wherever you are, you may think of Christians as being idiots, but not very far from now, something is going to shake this planet and every human being on it. I will say to all you students, you have your say, your teachers and philosophers are having their say, but the hour is coming when we are going to have the last word and we will be able to say, I told you so, but you would not listen. May God have mercy. Well what I want you to notice now, God is about to curse the serpent. He was not yet a snake at that time, he was some kind of creature that had vocal chords and talked. He walked upright and was not hanging in a tree by his tail. He was the highest form of the animal kingdom, and was given to Adam as a servant. The Bible tells you, when God first made these animals, he made each one as a helpmate for Adam. There were baboons, gorillas, chimpanzees’ and all the rest of them, but this creature was made to be a servant like creature. We have a lot of critics today that will say the Bible does not say that. Well, listen to me. If He made every one of the animals to be a helpmate to Adam, look at all the other animals down the line. But this creature here was the most intelligent of all of them. He could talk. If he could communicate vocally with Adam and Eve, then just think about what his earthly occupation was. He had to be some kind of servant. He was not going to pull a plow, but he was going to be the one that would do the manual labor whatever it would consist of. I have to believe he had a lot of intelligence that let him know about plant life and all that function. However when he has yielded his body to the devil as an instrument of deception, then here came the Lord on the scene. When the finger is pointed to the serpent, the serpent was not the devil; he was an earthly instrument that the devil used. He was standing there upright. The Lord was looking right at that creature, so notice His words. “And I will put enmity (which means a difference, hard feelings) between thee (the serpent) and the woman, (Eve stood there, knowing exactly what that creature had done, how he had deceived her, but we want to look at the rest.) and between thy seed and her seed; (In this sense, the seed is the offspring. When God said that, He was not talking about the seed of a cobra. He was talking about the seed of that serpent that was still standing there upright. We will just say this, if enmity was going to be put between his seed and her seed, it did not matter from then on what form he would be in, the woman was going to know him wherever he is crawling. What we need to see is that the enmity passes on to their offspring. That is common sense. The seed of the woman is her offspring that she would bring forth by Adam. Therefore the enmity, the difference, the hard feelings, is absolutely going to be multiplied between these two lines of seed.) it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. We know this all points to Calvary. But let us take a look now at earthly education. We are living in an hour when that is all the whole world is crying for. We are spending fabulous sums, millions of dollars to try to better educate our younger generations. Our younger generations are becoming more violent, more hostile to the principals of right living all the time. Morality is out of the question. Spirituality is gone. Ethics, principals, how to live among mankind, how to treat mankind, that is gone. Our institutions are no longer taking life as it was in the past and using it as examples for today. I heard in the News, that dope and alcohol in New York, among students in college is to the point that students are coming to school drinking an excess of alcohol and liquor. Naturally the philosophers say it all goes back to the home, that they need to be taught in the home. I would have liked to ask such a person, then why did you pass a law a few years ago, not allowing the parents to touch their child in correction? You voted to give the child his freedom. You think a parent is supposed to do everything with just words. That will not always work. In North Carolina this morning, the police stopped a car with a man and his wife, and I believe three children in it, and their pet dog. Some of you might have seen it in the News. The police held guns on them, and made the man and woman and children get out of the car and walk backward with their hands in the air. The police actually handcuffed these people, and then they ended up shooting the dog. Then after they realized they had made a terrible mistake, they said it was all a mistaken identity. What has gone wrong in America? What would cause a policeman to lose common sense? Not everybody going down the road is a crook. Since when have our law officials lost common sense, to look at a man, to look at a car and have any sense of discernment? Well, you cannot profile like that, so we have a nation today that has gone haywire. Our security people want to search every creature that goes through the airports, but we have no investigators anymore that have common sense. I have to say, I think it is a shame to make an eighty year old woman take her shoes off going through an airport. I would like to tell the officials who have made such a silly law, you have lost touch with your senses. You have allowed so many to come into America illegally, that you have flooded our society with them. I have the numbers on it, so do not tell me I am not right. It makes your blood boil to think we have a nation today, managed by people who do not know right from wrong.
ABOUT OUR GOVERNMENT
We had a president from 1992, to 2000, a womanizer and pervert, as the head of our government. During that time, out in Waco Texas there was a feud between Gentile, religious fanatics, and our government. Let me say, I do not agree with their religion, but at least they did believe in God. They figured there was an evil day coming to America, so because they cached away a few arms, our government officials decided to do something about it. I do not care if the FBI, the CIA, the ATF and all the rest are listening to me, one of these days the God I serve is absolutely going to dish out something you cannot correct. You sit with your diplomas of education and belittle people who do believe in God. Those people never did hurt America. They never did plan an attack, and you know it. Then after you spent days, weeks, and money investigating the whole cause, you wind up by telling the biggest lie you could tell, that there was not one shot fired by a federal agent. I am telling you, there were shots fired by them. We have the video that shows two men climbing a ladder, going up on a roof and what they did. They had ATF on their jackets. I am not blind. I want to say this morning, America, you were great at one time, but your leaders are blind now. They besieged that little compound because they had the idea they were a threat to America’s national security. They went in there to destroy them all. Even the captain of the Texas Rangers, I read the article in which he testified that he knew David Koresh. He said, I don’t believe in their religion, but at least I knew every one of the people, and they were hard workers and they paid their debts. What else are you demanding of your subjects, America? Now I will say this to the FBI, the ATF and all the rest of the security agents, I have right in here an article by the editor of this paper. It says we have hundreds and thousands of Muslims in this nation. The nation of Saudi Arabia, that we have had to tip toe up to, to keep them on our side, pumped millions of dollars into this nation to build Islamic mosques. They are training agents now to carry on a bloody jihad in this country of America. That is a national threat. I ask you who run our government, Have you turned your eyes away? David Koresh will rise again in the resurrection to testify against you bunch of hypocrites. You thought 9/11 was terrible, and it was, but it is a shame that you blindly closed your eyes, because you want to make America believe that we have thousands of Muslims here that are peaceful and gentle. Well what about the other thousands that are not gentle? Are you going to do something about it? Or do you have to wait until your own bed is on fire? It is a known fact that some of these jihad agents are training to participate in drive by shootings, break-ins, taking people captive and holding them as hostages until they get certain things done their way. Then they are absolutely going to kill them. They are going to assassinate people on the golf courses. They are going to do everything they can to assassinate public figures. They are training for it. Well if this is the same country, if it is the same government, run by the same philosophy, let us do to them what they did to Waco. No! You want to push for money, popularity, and politics. You have sold America into the clutches of the devil and he is putting a stranglehold on all of you. That is the truth, it is not a lie. Of the millions of people born on this planet, all they know is education, manipulation, politics, being crooked, opposing anything that is spiritual, divine, holy, or sacred. Godly people have had to fight for their God-given rights, and they have been slaughtered down through the centuries of time. You everyone know it.
WORDS OF A TRUE MAN OF GOD
Please turn with me to 1st Corinthians. These are words the apostle Paul wrote in this letter two thousand years ago, and he was writing to a Gentile congregation of people. We are in the 2nd chapter. The Corinthians were Greek people. It is a shame that even our church world today has lost sight of what Paul was saying here. Let us read the 9th verse. “But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which God hath prepared for them that love Him.” I will say this, Saints; love the Lord with all your heart, because He has not destined you to a life of ignorance. He is going to let you see the history and the picture of how this thing winds up. “But God hath revealed them unto us by His Spirit: for the Spirit searcheth all things, yea, the deep things of God. For what man knoweth the things of a man, save the spirit of man which is in him? even so the things of God knoweth no man, but (or by) the Spirit of God. Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, (I thank God for that. I want to make a comment at this time; True Christianity is the only religion that guarantees you a new life and a change of attitude. Hinduism does not change the old man at all. Buddhism does not change the old man at all. You are born to think, to live, and to look at your environment and you die just thinking like that. Neither is Islam a salvation religion, it is a religion that more or less controls your being, but it does not change your thinking.) but the Spirit which is of God; that we might know the things that are freely given to us of God. Which things also we speak, not in the words which man”s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual. But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: (He doesn’t want it, he is not interested.) for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned. But he that is spiritual judgeth all things, yet he himself is judged of no man. For who hath known the mind of the Lord, that he may instruct him? But we have the mind of Christ.”Brothers and sisters, there has been a conflict for six thousand years going on between God’s people and worldly minded people. When I say this, I do not want you to think that we are supposed to walk down Main Street snubbing our nose at everybody, because for some reason they do not believe like we do. When we start living and acting like that, we have lost sight of God, we have lost sight of what Jesus Christ can really do in our lives. We need to go back in the histories of time. Watch mankind, watch what he seeks after, and watch what he really goes after. We can start in our first civilization that we know of, which is the great land of Egypt. All over Egypt you see the structures of stone and such. Here is the early portion of the civilized world as it began to develop. You know, somebody had to have a mind to devise and design all these mammoth structures, pyramids, how they buried, how they embalmed, how they did this and that, those things have lasted for centuries of time. Yet when it comes to spiritual things, there is no testimony that comes out of Egypt about any of the Egyptian people being spiritual. How many understand the point? If God allows America to last another hundred years, the day will come when America will be like every other great nation in the past. You will only read about what had been her glory days, with her scientific achievements. But I have to believe that God does not allow any one nation to be in complete supremacy from the time it comes into existence all the rest of the way. I remember a statement Bro. William Branham made years ago when he was alive, which is proof that no great empire lasts much over two hundred years. How true that is. When 1976 came, this nation, from the Declaration of Independence until then, was two hundred years old. But America was already on the road of decline. The American leadership began to change their philosophies. Our politicians from the president down are no longer sitting in an office, trying to rule the nation for the betterment of its constituents, they began to design and put together certain types of political ideas, they can use themselves to keep them in their position. So it becomes warfare between the two party systems. But they lose sight, each one, of their loyalty, their obligation to do their best to govern the people for their benefit. It is a proven fact that America has been opened to every kind of an illegal person today. I am not against people that are not of my race, that is not what I am talking about, but if you don’t listen to me, the day is coming when you are going to close your eyes and you are going to cry your heart out and say, My God, why does the world have to become like this? In America, for better than two hundred years, our government screened and watched over the different types of immigrants that came from other parts of the world, we did not allow people to come in here that were going to be gangsters, mobsters, dope peddlers and such, our immigrant type people came here looking for freedom, looking for an opportunity to make a better life for themselves. There has always been that racial buffeting all down the line. Any time you try to mix races together in the same society, there is always going to be that. I can prove it to you by history. There has never been a city stand, that tried to mix races together and think they are all going to speak the same language, do the same things, and accept the same culture. It will not exist like that. Why? Because of man’s nature, and because of that enmity between him and his Creator. I can say this morning, when God does destroy this wicked element of humanity we have on this planet and He takes His Bride to Himself, which will be made up of people that have been selected and chosen out of every race, creed, and color. The Millennium is going to be put together by the supervision of the Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and His Bride. The bride will be delegated to rule over the tribes of people they have been brought up out of. As I said before, God does it, and He does it right. He does not throw them all in the same kettle and turn on the gas. He does it right. If God would have wanted one race of people to be the total ruling factor, then He would have let the rest go to hell. That is why I have said, there will be no Jew ruling over any Gentile people in the Millennium, and vice versa, there will be no Gentiles ruling over the Jews. The Chinese that are chosen to be in His Bride are not going to rule in New York City in Chinatown or in Los Angels Chinatown. They are going to rule in China. That is why God saved them. We have people today that say; well I don’t want to rule there. It is not your choice. That is nonsense. God knows what he is doing. He brought a lot of Irish over here when Ireland was going through a terrible economic problem. People were starving to death. America needed laborers for the Union Pacific Railroad that was being built across the nation. We did not have enough labor type people to work on such a large job. The reason I say that, I have read the history of it. I was reading yesterday in a book, speeches made by some of our statesmen in years gone by, some of those men did not have a college education. They educated themselves before they went into an office. They had more sense, they had more morals and principals about them. They were not reading from books written by atheists. I realize my language may not be acceptable by some university students, but this is who I am. If you want to listen, please feel free to keep on listening. I must say, I understand why all our politicians go to some kind of college where they can study law; they want to find out how to tell a lie and be justified in it. They know exactly how to change the words to their benefit. Law does not help do a better job: it only helps them be a better deceiver, not all, but many of them. They are legalized, educated crooks. It seems like they do not know how to be totally honest. They can promise one thing, but they will say, well with the Senate and the House, they will not do this and that, so I cannot do what I want to do. Well I say to them stop promising it. Politicians make promises they know they cannot keep.
CARNAL MANKIND IN A FUTILE EFFORT
I will continue by dealing with man as he began to spread himself upon the face of the earth, I am not going to pick up before the flood; I am going to pick up after the flood. Everyone will have to agree with me, that in that ark there were eight people, Noah and his wife, three sons and their wives. There were no children born in that boat. I believe for the year they spent in there, while that old boat was rocking on the waves, they had plenty of time to rehearse some of the things they remembered from the society God destroyed while they were lifted up out of it. There were no written books at that time. Noah had no books in the ark. The only thing they had knowledge of, was what they heard and saw. But when the flood was over and they came back down, it took several weeks for the flood to abate. It tells you in the book of Genesis, they finally journeyed their way down the mountains, out into the plains of Shinar, which is over in Iran today. It is close to the area of the Euphrates valley, which is where the human race began to spread and build. I wonder what college they had attended when they started building again. I wonder how many of the architects had diplomas when they all consented to build a tower that would reach into heaven? That was the first building they started. According to some of the archaeological writings they put together, there is a mount of dirt over there; they call it the ancient tower of Babel. It is just a pile of rubbish. Why? Because they did not have stone. It was adobe. Out of that valley they took the mud and baked adobe blocks and put them together. This monster thing was man’s first attempt to build something as a memorial unto himself. They wanted to do it as though they were trying to seek the favor of God. God let it go on just so long; you can read it all in Genesis. God said to His angelic helpers, Go to, let us go down and confound their language, that they may not understand one another’s speech. He did not have to send them to college to learn to speak another dialect. Just think of it, He just sent the angels with a certain order to distribute the different dialects in their homes. Do not think God pitched husband against wife. The wife didn’t go to bed talking to her husband, telling how much she loved him, and wake up the next morning cursing him through another dialect. Do not ever look at this like that. When God confused their language, He had already determined how certain ones would be divided from others. When He did it, He did a good job. That monster tower stood there like that for ages upon ages. I believe though, as the people began to multiply God began to press them out from there to scatter them. They began to go into different other areas. They began to travel into the ancient areas of Egypt. Of course the record in the Bible was written by Moses. He was raised up there in that area in sight of all those pyramids. I believe he knew all about those things. It plainly tells you in the book of Acts, he was learned in all the ways of the Egyptians. Why? He was raised up in the princess’ household. That is why, when I look at the wisdom that was in Moses to cause him to be used of God, in that journey out of Egyptian bondage through forty years of wilderness wandering, somewhere God spoke to Moses in a unique way. He began to write what is called the first book of the Bible, the Jewish Torah. No other book up until that time had been written, that even contained the history of mankind from the beginning until then. He told you all about the flood, how long it lasted, and why it came. But when you go down to Egypt, no sooner had people began to spread down there, it goes to show they began to lean toward an earthly wisdom to build monsters of structures. For hundreds of years they built them. They embalmed and overlaid bodies in gold. They were leaving a memorial of themselves and what they had learned. But the more you study it, when it comes to the absolute knowledge about God, they were ignorant. When we think about the call of Abraham, one loan man with his household and servants, their herds and flocks, from the land of Ur, which was in the land that is part of Iran today. He said, get thee out of thy country and thy kindred and come on down into a land I will show thee. You can read in Genesis the route he began to take. He did not make that journey in two or three day’s time. They came to a certain place and there they stopped for a time. There Abraham’s father died. After his death, God refreshed his thinking, now go on. But when they came into the land of the Canaanites, there was no big structures built by them. Every one of these Canaanite tribes were barbarian, blood letting, human flesh eating. God told him as he entered the land, all this land will I give to you and your seed after you. However there was a drought in the land. Abraham was not ignorant of the fact that there was a country right ahead, that no matter whether there is a drought or not, they always have plenty to eat. Why? It was because Egypt was watered by the Nile. They had the largest kind of irrigation system to water their land. You know the whole story, so there is no need for me to dwell on this. When Abraham and his flocks went down there, Abraham was just a rural farmer type person. He did not have a big education, but he was not ignorant. So we find out he had to lie to keep his wife from being taken from him. We know how the Lord spoke to that pagan pharaoh. This caused the pharaoh, the next day, to talk to Abraham, why have you done me this way, why have you lied to me? Then he said, you take your family and go on. Abraham leaves and goes back toward the land of promise. I bring this out, because I want to show you how mankind is. Outside of those that have a spiritual calling of God, the only thing their mind is interested in is earthly education. I have said this, if you are going to fly a plane, get an education and fly it. However I heard the other day that they now want to force upon the American public, you have to send your children to college. You are forced to. Now they are saying to every family man or woman, you need to start putting money away in some kind of fund to guarantee your child an education, which will include eight years common, four years of high, and at least four years of college. We got by without all that nonsense for centuries, so I ask you, what is leadership after? They are trying to prove to the world, that we are going to open up an era here that is going to be a utopia for fallen mankind. I have to say, the more you try to educate one element, the more you stupefy another element. Why would I say that? Because children today, their brain can only absorb so much, it does not matter how you try to educate them, by what means, by what scientific technology, the Creator created us with a certain potential. But if man loses that and tries to force upon the minds of people that don’t have a touch of God’s intelligence in them, then you are going to put together a nation, a culture with multiplied thousands of people that can never reach the desired goal. You will spend fabulous sums of money to educate them and their mind is only going to absorb so much. Common sense tells me, you cannot make an expert; you cannot make a mathematician out of somebody that was born to do nothing but re-shoe horses. This is just an example of what I am trying to impress upon you. You might say, you don’t know what you are talking about. Well there are more horses in America now than there were in the days when we pulled plows by horses. That is statistics. Do not tell me we do not need men to shoe horses any more. How many know what I am talking about? Imagine a man, bent over with a horse’s foot between his knees and he is trimming it. Tell me how much college he needs to do that. I am not against an education, but there is a spirit in America today to stupefy our young generation.
AMERICA’S FIRST COLLEGES
Let me read something for you. I got this out of a history book yesterday. I am reading about colleges that were built in the early colonial days to educate young ministers that felt the call of God upon their hearts. These colleges were set up to teach them the fundamentals of a normal education, but they were actually to spend their time in study of the scriptures. Harvard was a law college, founded in 1636, built to train young ministers how to preach the gospel and how to understand the Bible. What is it today? Harvard, then Yale was built in 1701, Princeton 1747, Columbia University 1754, Brown University 1764, all of these are in the eastern part of the country. Rutgers University 1766, Dartmouth 1769, all were founded in the New England colonies. Today they have turned themselves over to institutions of hell, denying the deity of Christ, and religion is only allowed to be studied as a subject to compare with Buddhism, Hinduism, and all the rest of that which I consider useless. Two hundred years ago they were universities and institutions where men learned about the Bible, the history of it. They studied the laws in the Bible, how to use it to divide and bring out certain things, and how they wrote our constitution to help govern a nation. But today we turn out young generations that do not have a clue of what is ahead of them or what got this nation where it is. The more I study and read this, the more disgusted I get, just to think the last three generations of youth born since 1946, have been taught all about sex and immorality, and excluded teaching about faith in God. You cannot correct your child any more, except with words. When they go to school and teachers tell them, you do not have to obey your parents, and then another crazy character comes along and says, well the problem all begins at home. That makes no sense to me. How many know what I am talking about? I am glad I had a Dad who knew how to correct me. We have some philosophers today that I would like to get hold of and say, you and your kind are the ones who caused the problem with our youth today! Forty some years ago some philosopher that was an atheist and had no morals, went to work on our institutions of learning. We had morals when these colleges first went into operation, but now they are institutions of the devil. Young girls go there, many that have come out of a Christian home, and by the time they go there and sleep in their dormitories, they are subjected to pornography and all sorts of immorality that changes them forever. By the time those silly teachers get through telling them how to be sexually active, listen to me, after forty years of this nonsense, we have thousands and thousands of little children born, and some of those people that brought them into this world do not even want to keep them. Now these crazy philosophers are saying, open up your homes and adopt them. What has gone wrong? After they have butchered them by the millions in abortion they still have all those that their parents do not want. Earthly wisdom is a decaying thing: it has lost its foundation, its roots in the principals of what life is all about. Back in the late 1700’s in the English area, when some of the homesteads began to open in the west, flu and certain diseases would hit some families. In those areas there were a lot of children that no longer had a parent at home. Word was sent west, that if any settlers could adopt a child to do so. For several years there were a few children, not born out of wedlock, but were children who had lost parents through disease, so these children were sent west and adopted by western homesteaders. But today, they have taken our American society and are openly advocating being sexually active. Another incident I heard about last week, a certain city in Texas, some woman gave birth to a little baby, after it was three days old, they did not want it. They took it to the fire station and left it in a little basket. Out there they have a code, if any person decides they do not want their child, bring it to the police station or the fire station and they will take it with no questions asked, and see that it is taken to some home to be cared for. That is America today. You want to say, well Bro. Jackson, you ought not to be against education. I remember when we got an education all about reading, writing, and arithmetic, taught to the tune of the hickory stick, which was a little song we would sing. God brought one little man on the scene, little did the world realize what this man Abraham was destined for, a sheepherder, a cattleman, and had a lot of camels, mules, horses and more. We know the story. God settled him in that certain land. Here are the Canaanites. He ordained this nation, the seed of Abraham, to be a peculiar people, a royal priesthood, to grow up and know His law, and His will, and to be subject to it. It was not long until that people began to look around them. They took a look at the nations. They wanted to adopt certain styles and things like that. That is what began to bring Israel to a downfall. God had the Babylonians, which had multiplied. Did you know the area of ancient Babylon is in ruins today? It was not a city made of stones and great architectural design. When you read the history of that element of people, they were the largest city of that hour. The walls were fifteen miles square. Every mile there was a solid gate of brass. There were that many thoroughfares that crossed the ancient city of Babylon. They had the largest walls, and the thickest: chariot races could be conducted on top of the walls of Babylon. There was no other city like it. That was her pride. But since this city was built astride the Euphrates River, then the city itself sat on a plane. Because many of the people in the royal line liked mountains, they had architects begin to design terraces. On these terraces they planted all kinds of flowers for beautification. They called them the flowering gardens. Out of the river Euphrates, giant water wheels began to pump water and take it up and dump it into a ditch, where another would take it another distance. They crisscrossed across these gardens. Each water wheel had to get smaller, because the amount of water it could take was only so much. But those gardens were kept growing the year round. That was the beauty and pride of Babylon. It was the architect design of man’s brain, but when it came to something divine, they did not have it. But because Israel had strayed from God and no longer would observe and keep His word, just like America is getting today, God raised up these ancient Babylonians and used them to deal with Israel. They were the beginning of the first world power to begin to come in and be used of God to discipline this nation of His people. You can go to your own Bible to pick up the history.
HOW GOD HAS CHASTENED
Babylon was the first nation that came to Jerusalem, ransacked and tore it down, tore the temple down, and carried thousands of people off into captivity. For seventy long years the Jewish people were going to suffer for their failure to observe God’s word. I want to bring this out, as I said, this was the first kind of beast, political system God used. Nebuchadnezzar their ruler was a pagan. After Daniel had been appointed to the position he was, and also the three Hebrew children, just to show you how God looks upon earthly wisdom compared to divine wisdom, Daniel had been chosen along with his three buddies to set in certain strategic positions in the government, as counselors. They represented the Jewish people. One night Nebuchadnezzar had a strange dream. I wish that our President Bush would have a dream one night, I really do. I wish he would have a dream that would wake him up, make him get up the next morning and not want to eat. Well one night Nebuchadnezzar had this terrible dream. When he came to himself, somehow God had caused the whole dream to leave him, but it left him ever so emotionally disturbed inside. So he began to bring in his soothsayers. We have them in Washington D.C. also. Oh yes. Nebuchadnezzar began to tell them, I have had a terrible experience, I dreamed something but I can=t remember what it was, but I want you soothsayers to tell me what it was. Tell me what it was and then tell me what it means. Naturally they all began to say, well you tell us what it was, and then we will tell you what it means. Finally he said, you either tell me what it was and what it means, or I am going to have all of you beheaded. But somebody passed the word along to Daniel. Saints of God, we live in an hour when your name doesn’t mean anything in the society of America. You are probably not on the record of popularity, or importance. You are just in the category of a minority of people. They are going to tax you to death. They will do everything they can to rob you of your ability to pay taxes. Nevertheless, when Daniel heard about it, he was a person just like you and me. The reason I bring it out like this, I want some of these university students who are listening, to remember what I am saying. You have listened to your philosophers and educators, many of your lives are being affected by what they are teaching. But not too far up the road God is going to send something down the road toward this present world system and it is going to shock and shake this world to pieces. For the last number of years God has folded His arms, (so to speak) He is not dead, He has just folded His hands and turned the whole thing over to the devil to wreck a lot of young people with the philosophy of ignorance. You can study all about science, technology, innovation, all that stuff, but it is going to come to an end one of these days. If you don’t know God, your hour is going to be filled with a lot of sadness. Finally when the word got around to Nebuchadnezzar, there is a Hebrew fellow here, the God he serves is the God that can reveal mysteries. Nebuchadnezzar said, then bring him to me. At that time, Daniel was a young man. Daniel did not have an education like we have. But when he walked in before the king, I can just see that king sitting there wondering what kind of critter was he going to look at. But when Daniel looked up to him and said, your honor, I not only know your dream, but I can tell you what it means. When Daniel started telling what his dream was, I can see his eyebrows raise, his eyes began to get big. After awhile he got excited. When Daniel got through telling him what it all meant, he had told Nebuchadnezzar, you are the beginning of world empires, and that is what it all summed up to be. He told him exactly what the end of all them was going to be. When we come from that, look at Cyrus, he was mentioned by the prophet Jeremiah. Cyrus was a man that God could deal with in a pagan kingdom of the Medes and Persians. Then we come on down to the Greek empire. Here is the highest educated empire of the time. High on the mountain in Athens is the Parthenon; it was built in 1200 B.C. still standing as a memorial to the Greek’s achievement to the gods. That is where Paul, in the book of Acts, had been looking at all that splendor. As he came down off that, there was a place that overlooked the Greek marketplace. He began to speak to them and said, gentlemen, I just passed by your place of devotions today. I have seen the sign there, to the unknown God, so that is the one I want to talk to you about. By the time he got through speaking to that bunch of educated Greeks, it caused some eyebrows to raise. When we leave that era of the Grecian period, not much credit is ever given to the Roman intellectuals. Go back to the Babylonians, yes, they had a city of splendor, of beauty, of magnificent fortifications. But little did Nebuchadnezzar and Belshazzar ever realize, God would only allow that kingdom to last so long. Here came the Medes and Persians. They had built a fortification of walls that no army could penetrate. But when we read in the Bible, here is Belshazzar, he had gathered all the princes, their wives, and all the hierarchy people into a big banquet one night. They brought all the utensils of the temple of the Jews. They were using them and desecrating them. All of a sudden on the wall was the writing of an unknown language. He too called in all the wise men. Finally there was one lone woman in high places, she said, there is a man here that can tell you what it means. As Daniel was brought in to tell him, mene, mene, tekel, upharsin, Thou art weighed in the balances, and found wanting, this night thy kingdom is divided and given to the Medes and Persians. At that time Cyrus, had planned one of the greatest battle strategies of that hour of time. He had dug a canal and diverted a lot of water out of the Euphrates, lowered the water line, and his troops were marching under the arch into the city. My point is, it does not matter how great your intelligence is, that you have put into structures, how magnificent it may be to look at; There is a time coming when God will tear it all to pieces. I will say this; we have built some mighty nice buildings in America. Did you know, there was a prophet in ancient Babylon that prophesied of the time of the end? You can read it in the 12th chapter of Daniel, how knowledge will be increased. I say this morning; our world today is fast drifting away from the knowledge of Jesus Christ. I believe, that right in front of us, as I look at certain scriptures, these are hanging right before us, and God is going to fulfill every one of them. I will say, I am thankful to God that He has allowed me to be a child of His. One day he woke me up to the reality that there is a God to be served and there is His word that will direct your pathway. I know what they are teaching in our schools now. It is pitiful for young people to have to go and be fed all that junk, yet you hear politicians and statesmen say, we need to appropriate more money for better education. If you took every dollar there is in America and spent it for better education, I have to say, by the law of God=s word, you are destined to wind up bankrupt on the losing end, because when you shut God out of America, as you have done, then there are hundreds and thousands of young children that will grow up, never being able to stand the pressures of life. Common sense tells me, not every animal that is born into a certain species, is going to learn as much and know as much as its parents. The Creator has certain laws. When Daniel said, but they that will be wise will shine, I am so thankful, wisdom, in the children of God, is not going to be your diploma from Harvard, Yale, or Cambridge. Do you have the Holy Spirit in you? Is the Spirit of the Lord inside your soul? Can He speak to you at night? Can He guide you in your daily pathway? When you are faced with problems, and you are looking at circumstances you cannot figure out, there is a God that can figure it all out for you and show you exactly what to do. I know America is spending fabulous millions to try to build better schools. Better buildings is not going to do one earthly bit of good toward what is ailing multitudes in today’s society. We have children sitting in schools today that have plush carpeting. How much do they learn from that? Sixty and seventy years ago they had only hardwood floors, and most of them were just oiled to keep the dust down, but we turned out a better quality of youth back then in the overall realm, than they do today. I do not say these things to belittle people, but we have hundreds and thousands of youth today working in menial places of employment and they have no security that guarantees them a yearly salary that is going to be up there in thousands of dollars. On the other hand, when I hear that we have gone so far down the drain that we let some character from India come over here, after he has lived here a little while, because McDonald fries potatoes in beef tallow, he wants to sue them. That really goes against my grain. Well, I thought you were a Christian? I am a Christian, but you are not going to stupefy me with that type of idiotic, animal worshiping stuff. I know where they came from. You can go to Calcutta and see some of those poor Indian creatures get out of the way so that sacred bull can walk on the sidewalk, defecating, urinating wherever it pleases. People have to step around that. Then the world politicians say, well what we need to do is try to help the world of poverty. What we need to do is change the politician’s brainwork. We walked in Calcutta and other places; I thought to myself, this is stupid. A big bull roaming the streets, defecating and urinating, people carrying all that into a shop, and the next day the proprietor is sweeping it out on the sidewalk. Then our politicians take your tax dollars and send it to those places as aide. I have to say, let us educate them on how and what to eat, that is what God put that bull here for. Then you politicians let them come over here and sit at McDonald’s and cause trouble. If I want to eat McDonald’s french fries, I do not care whether it is fried in soybean oil, or cow tallow or what. I have to say, you poor Indian character, go back to India where you came from if you have to eat like that. Don’t come over here and try to ruin our system. You educated politicians, you are cowards for sure, to let this stuff keep infiltrating in here until one day you will have a society that is going to get real sick. You will be just like Venezuela. If you have been watching the News you know what is going on in Venezuela. I will have some figures for you tonight. You may think I should not say some of the things I am saying, but I have to say them. Right here, I have the figures of money that is being spent by Saudi Arabia to help build mosques. It tells in what cities certain ones were built and how their Muslim priests are over here and are preying on our black people, because they are suitable products to turn into that blood letting Islamic religion. It is not a religion of salvation; it is a religion of blood letting. You in the colleges and universities that are listening to me may say, well do you have the right to discriminate? I do, if I can see that the end of it is going to bring harm to America. If you cannot see it and you will not believe it, the Christians that will listen, when the day comes they begin to carry out their jihad the way they have planned it, then you write your e-mail letters and say I have told you so. I told you so! We knew it was coming! God help America! We are the last generation that is going to be given a chance by the grace of God to have some divine wisdom in the midst of all this heathen intellectualism that is out to desecrate and ruin and bring the whole human race to nothing but trash. Therefore as we think about our title for this message, “Earthly Wisdom versus Divine Wisdom,” It is very evident today in our world as a whole, there is no place in any system of society or government, even in our institutions, that have reserved a spot for God to have a voice. He is ruled out. I would like for you to turn with me to a familiar scripture in Daniel, the 12th chapter. I will never forget how I used to read this scripture years ago. I am going to start in the 4th verse. Daniel lived approximately 534 B.C., (before Christ), but God let him see the end time unfold. “But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro, (To those that are listening tonight, we cannot deny that prophecy is accurate. A hundred and fifty years ago, there were not many people running to and fro. We know that, but as we came out of the eighteenth century into the 1900’s, for some reason knowledge began to flow, inventions were stepping up the means of travel. Many shall run to and fro….) and knowledge shall be increased.” I have to say tonight, that points to earthly knowledge. It is very evident. It is the things that people brag about today, how we are living in the greatest era of mankind’s learning ability. Verse 5, “Then I Daniel looked, and, behold, there stood other two, (He was looking at angelic beings.) the one on this side of the bank of the river, and the other on that side of the bank of the river. And one said to the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, how long shall it be to the end of these wonders? (mysteries, and such.) And I heard the man clothed in linen, which was upon the waters of the river, when he held up his right hand and his left hand unto heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever that it shall be for a time, times, and an half; and when he shall have accomplished to scatter the power of the holy people, all these things shall be finished. And I heard, but I understood not: then said I, O my Lord, what shall be the end of these things? (He is really asking, what do all these things mean, up to the end.) And he said, Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed up and sealed till the time of the end. Many shall be purified, and made white, (That is salvation, coming down to this age of Grace.) but the wicked shall do wickedly: and none of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.” Years ago, I used to wonder, who are these wise people? Does this mean there are going to be some people born into the world in the end time that will be exceptionally invested with knowledge? But you know, we live today when evil seems to be the order of the day. It is more prevalent as we notice it here in America, because in the last fifty years we can see how much evil has multiplied. The more laws they make to try to control evil, it just becomes more prevalent. We have built in the last thirty five years, penitentiaries, jails, additions to them and so forth, and now they are saying they are going to start emptying some of these places with those of just petty crimes, to make room for more coming in. I can remember when my wife and I were first married: the old jail is still standing down there in Corydon, but there was hardly anybody in that jail, other than maybe a drunk on Saturday night. There was one man in New Middletown, every fall and winter when the weather turned bad, he would get on a big drunk and go into Corydon and put on an exhibition. They would arrest him and put him in jail for several weeks. He did it deliberately so he would have a nice warm bed to sleep in and he would be fed, having his meals brought to him. I have seen him many times, after they would let him out. He would hitchhike from Corydon back to New Middletown, and there were times I picked him up. As long as the weather was nice and warm, he would run the road, seeing who he could get a free ride with. I am just using that to illustrate something that was back in the 1950’s and on into the early 1960’s. Then all of a sudden there began to be an influx of young people being arrested and put in jail. They found them trafficking in dope and such. Then it was not long until that jail would not hold them all. Now, in Harrison County they have built a large jail. It was built to hold many people. So our increase of earthly knowledge has not made this world a better place to live in. Yet when you hear educators and politicians talk, that is their dream. They have been saying that for the last forty years. They want to put together a Utopia where everybody on this planet will have the possibility of having a good life, a good income, a nice home, no matter who he or she is or where they live. They are ready to take the educated, the well to do nations and societies that have bettered their way of life through the last number of years, and they are robbing those people through high taxation to funnel this through the United Nations. To me it is nothing but a devilish institution. I do not care if the FBI hears this. I do not plan on dropping a bomb in the United Nations building because I feel this way; that is not my purpose. However for the past forty five and fifty years, you have blindfolded, hoodwinked, and tried to mislead the American society, to think that you are all so smart, that you are going to put together a new world order, where everybody is going to live in a heavenly setting. Therefore I must say, you ignorantly ignore the word of God. That causes me to ask you a huge question, How are you going to make things better for everyone? For centuries, our government, and our people had an opportunity to be free to worship God according to the dictates of their conscience. They could choose any of the varying different denominational beliefs they wanted to. The government was not pushing anything in the religious way upon society. In other words, our society was left free to choose, and because of that, we had a government that was very stable. We had politicians that looked forward to the betterment of the American person and society. But it has been much a fact since WW2, when there came thousands, even millions of Jews which were displaced in Europe, after the great struggle, finally the dictator lost, after six million Jews had been slaughtered. I am going to ask a question, if there are university students listening to me, I am going to ask a simple question because it will all come back to the Bible. When the United Nations, in May 1948, was compelled to give an answer to the question, what shall we do with these Jews, thousands of them were in holding camps in Europe, waiting for some kind of way to leave Europe and go to the Holy Land. Britain had left, lock, stock and barrel. The Middle East was as unstable as thin ice. It left an element of Arabs in that Holy Land which are called Palestinians today. I have to say this to the institutions of learning, do not tell me I don’t know the history of these people that have been there for the last several hundred years. They were not the original Philistines. The original Philistines have all been assimilated through the centuries on down. The Holy Land has been run over by different types of Arab people and the Turks. But for hundreds of years it has been Islamic, since the seventh century. The Jews have been dispersed throughout the world. It fulfills the prophecy of Deuteronomy. Keep in mind, all you students, you professors, my question is this, Who gave the United Nations the authority to make a distinction as to who has the right to live there in that land? On the merits of what? We had a president at that time, and I do not think he was a spiritual man, but he had a knowledge of the Bible and the history. He was the first one that spoke up in defense of the Jews. He said we will give them a foothold. Then the rest of the United Nations voted unanimously. So in a few hours time, May 8, 1948, a lot of Jews that had immigrated by different means out of Europe back to the Holy Land, and had landed there in the face of opposition from the Arabs who were already living there, and that began a struggle to possess what was rightfully theirs. I say this, by the authority of the Bible, not your politics. Those Arabs that were living there at that time had no more right to live there, than an illegal alien coming to America on counterfeit credentials. I say this to the government of the United States, the FBI, the ATF and all the rest. The Middle East, for hundreds of years was a boiling pot. Most of those people that set up against the Jewish people, were descendants of Abraham, but another line of Abraham himself. Therefore do not tell me this is a political system in the Middle East. It is not. It is a religious thing. It is a conflict between two seed lines of Abraham. It is true the Arabs will say, it was promised to us, they get that from Mohammad. I will say tonight, Mohammad’s religion is not a true religion. You might say, you do not have a right to say that. I do have a right. I stand where my forefathers stood in America to declare this. On what merits did President Truman decide? What information did he have? Why did he choose to give the Jews a state? On what merits? You have to agree with me, he did it from what he knew was in this Bible. There is no world history that gives the Jew any more benefits in a place, than any other race, you know that. In fact, this is the oldest book of recorded history of the world, there is in circulation. Most all the history of ancient Egypt has been burned. A lot of what we have today that is used in our colleges is prefabricated. No one particular world empire has left you accurate histories of their beginning and their end. But the Bible gives you a clear picture, that tells you in clear language, why the Jews were scattered by the Babylonian Empire. Do you mean to tell me that gives you an excuse to keep them out of that land forever? How come our founding fathers believed the Bible and they all believed that one day the God of heaven would lead these people back and restore them in that sacred land that is actually theirs? I have to say to all college professors and whoever else might hear, you nor anyone else has a right to dictate the terms when, where, how, and what, as to who lives where. This Bible gives the children of Israel a deed to that land, and you everyone know it. You who may not know can find it in Ezekiel’s prophecy, because Ezekiel prophesied to them, It shall come to pass in the last days I will bring you back, I will gather you out from the nations, I will plant you in this land that I gave to your fathers, and I will establish you according to your former estates. I ask you, What knowledge did President Truman use to do what he did? To him it was a beginning. So I say to you university students, keep in mind, in the advent before the coming of Christ, there was never a nation called Jordan. No sir. Most of that territory belonged to Israel, from Gilead on down, outside of the area of the Moabites, the Edomites, and the Ammonites. But since the Babylonian captivity, this nation, this power has come and that area of the Bible has been fought over with much bloodshed. Only God knows the politicians and the leaders and generals that have all walked over this land. They divided it. They used it as poker chips. Think of the human lives that have been lost, while the Jews were out of that land, except for a few hundred now and then. I know we have the educated fellows today that will say, but how do we know when and what? I will say to you, you never will know when and what, for it was not meant for you to know. It tells me in God’s word, He has hid these things from the wise and prudent. Come on, you with your diplomas of ignorance and biblical know-nothing. You may know how many rocks are on Mars, but you cannot predict what is going to take place fifty hours from now, but this Bible can predict to you precisely certain events that are going to happen in the world and you could not change any of it if your life depended on it. You can criticize the people that believe this Bible, you can condemn them and call them fanatics, and I want you to know I am one of them. Just remember this, we do not drive up and down the highway to aggravate people. We honor our country, we pay taxes where taxes are due. We try to conduct ourselves like decent human beings. We are not walking into public places and snarling our nose at people. We do have a right though, to look at some of the stuff you have perpetrated in our society in these last days in utter disgust. Why do I say that? Because every bit of it comes out of hell. You are taking the great America that used to be free, with freedom that allowed children to be born and be raised up under the care of a father and mother that knew how to love them and care for them. Instead of that you now have a bunch of perverts and deviates that will bring them into this world and turn them over to the government to take care of, while they perpetrate their back-slidden, fallen ideas of how a nation of people ought to live. You call it freedom. There is no freedom that allows a chicken, and a hog, and a cat, and a cow, and a horse, and a goat to all live in the same barn and stay healthy. Sooner or later one of them is going to get sick and you have a problem. I think tonight, how for twenty six hundred years, this little nation of Israel has been tossed about from nation to nation, ostracized, ridiculed and belittled, and how her youth have been taken from their homes and isolated from their families. I have read some history how over in old Europe, next to the Asian line, how they used to come and take little boys with the pretense of educating them, but instead of educating them, they only isolated them from their parents, fed them just a minimal amount of food, and after awhile the little fellows started having colds, and from one sickness to another, then they would die. That is in their history. World Gentile nations that are now looked upon as great participants in the world order, you have a debt that one day you will pay to the God that created you. I know you will not find that in your own books, but it is right here in this blessed old book, the Bible. I am saying tonight, because I realize when I look out upon America, and I hear the stories of pregnant mothers that come up missing, and then hear what has happened? Did her husband do something? They keep the police and detectives all on their toes. They cannot get one case solved until there is another that has happened. I can remember when we had our Al Capone’s, John Dillinger’s and that kind, but you did not have all these drive by shootings back then. I say to people of America, in your ignorance, and in your refusal to open your eyes and stare facts in the face, you go on and perpetrate your new world system, educate your young generation to be ignorant in the future world, to know nothing about God, but live like the devil. Go on and educate your new generation of up and coming beasts. One of these days God is going to draw the curtain on all of you. He will make you look so ignorant you will not even be able to sleep at night. When God takes your sleep away from you, regardless of whether you are the richest man in this world, or those with little of this world’s riches, He can send you into a nervous fit. You will find yourself taking all kinds of pills to calm your nerves, but when you cannot even look at your morals and see anything in reality, it is because God has taken it all away from you. We have a situation now in the Middle East. Every time I hear the public officials, it is almost sickening to listen to them, retired generals, professors of this and that, politicians and so forth. They are all looking to the future with great expectations and hopes. They think, all of a sudden they will say the right word and they are going to print so many millions of dollars. They will be able to draw a line right down through there and say, you Jews take that side, and to the Palestinians, you take that side, and they will have peace at last. I will say to any educator or student, It is not going to work that way, mark my word, it will never work. The Lord did not promise that kind of future for the Jews. You know it as well as I do. Why would anyone want to go against what this Bible says? Could it be that God has allowed you to act this way, so that one day He can throw the whole thing in your face? I believe that is exactly what is getting ready to happen in the Middle East. Who are all these Muslims around the Holy Land? They are enemies of Israel. America you have opened your doors and let them come in here by the millions. Your politicians will say, we have a right to let them come in here. Then listen to me, Mr. Professor, or Senator, or Congressman, when you wake up some morning and your bed is on fire, do not blame we Christians. It is going to be your problem. You cannot perpetrate a kingdom made of anything and everything, and at the same time you have let hundreds of these Muslims come in here. They are drilling right now to carry out bloodshed in America. Mr. Politician, you better be sure that the CIA and the ATF and all the rest are your bodyguards, because they are coming after you. You fostered it, you perpetrated it. You have deliberately gone against God’s word to try to bring something about in the Holy Land that the Bible does not allow. That is why I ask, On what merits do you even have a right to take your finger and draw a line through that land to divide it? It was not you who gave it to the Jews: it was God Himself that gave it to Abraham over three thousand years ago. This is why the book of Daniel is going to look some of these professors in the face. They say, well you cannot take that literally. You may say that, but I believe it, and I can believe the same way as the kind of men that God used to write it. Daniel was not a young man that was learning to be a professor of ignorance. He was a young man that was very devoted to the law of God, and the ways of God. He believed in living among his fellow people with a spiritual attitude to know how to treat them. But when that bunch of Babylonians came and took them out of that land, Daniel was a young boy. He was not twelve years old, but we can say he was probably around sixteen to eighteen, somewhere along there. By the time they all got back to Babylon and Nebuchadnezzar began to look them over, he saw something in the face of those young boys, Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego that was different from the others. He chose them to be in his counsel. You know how they were to be tried. Daniel proved his loyalty to God, that he would not eat of their diet. When he asked permission, you just put us on trial, if we don’t come through looking better, then we will do whatever you want us to do. At that time, Daniel did not know what he would one day write that would speak to men through time, right down to the end of time.
HOW TIMES HAVE CHANGED
Yesterday I was reading in a book, and in these colleges that I read to you about, every last one of them, colleges and universities, the Bible was the number one book. It states, This is the only true history of the world that involves creation, humanity, and such. Let me read to you what it says about one of the fellows. “In May 1783, Ezra Stiles, president of Yale University, made a speech before the governor and members of the state legislature. He referred to the Bible, the importance of it, how it was a book they could use and put together basic laws to govern a society of people. The statesmen of that hour all agreed unanimously.” How come then, men of that quality could say Amen to what it says, but we have them today, that educate people to become liars and crooks and shun the Bible? I say this because their record proves it. They say one thing now, three years later it is something worse. The more money they print, the more they spend. They are throwing the future into more and more indebtedness. I can say tonight, concerning the Middle East and the country of Iraq, we have a lot of people in America that think we should just let it go. All they think about is their almighty dollar. But I will say to those listening, somewhere in the past forty years, God has seen all this lying and hypocrisy, spending money, trying to appease and put a picture together which is absolutely like playing with dynamite. It seems like they do not have enough sense to know what is happening. The Bible never did say that any man was going to be responsible for giving the Jews their land back. Up to a point, God has allowed it. Man has stuck his nose in there and tried to interpret the future for them, because America today is looking at it from the standpoint of oil. If they would get their mind off this new world order and realize the potential we have here in America, they could tell Saudi Arabia, go jump in the creek: we have our own oil. When the 1973 oil embargo went into affect, we started turning corn into ethanol alcohol. Regardless of what mechanics may say, ethanol leaves less pollution in the air than straight gasoline does. That is a proven fact. Do not try to tell me we do not have enough product to increase any amount of ethanol. We grow sugar beets by the tons, potatoes by the tons, and corn by the tons. We could absolutely have every gasoline engine running on ethanol, if we could get the politicians to agree. Just remember brothers and sisters, we are comparing earthly wisdom of mortal men with divine wisdom which is totally different. Instead of doing what would be best for our civilization in every way, all our politicians can think about is how to change the atmosphere. They worry about the atmosphere, but think nothing about the spiritual environment. They are willing to let all go to hell, just as long as they are free to work their selfish agenda. That is the way they look at the future spiritually. I say to you, Do you really think you can do all these things and God is going to let you get by with it all? We have those critics saying, Well you cannot put any dependence in those Bible prophecies. Are you telling me then, that there never was such a thing as the birth of Jesus Christ? To me, and thousands of other people, that is as real as life itself. We have borne witness to that down through the centuries of time. We do not need you spiritually ignorant politicians and atheists trying to disprove it. God gave you enough opportunity to realize it, but if you reject it, then in the future, May God have mercy on your deceived soul’s. I say to the young element of college students sitting somewhere half naked, You may be having a good time now, living your life like you want to, not caring how many little babies are born out of wedlock, you just kill them and throw them in a trash heap somewhere, simply because you believe what your professors promote, to live sexually active. Not too many years ago America did not live like that: they lived like decent human beings, and believed that the sex life was strictly for a man and woman to bring up a family. They loved their children and wanted to raise them to respect the Bible and people who believe it is the Word of God. As I said earlier, educators have taught this rotten system we have today, and because of it thousands of babies are born into this society, nobody wants them. I would like to take all these educators, these professors of ignorance that have perpetrated this and say, Come here, I have something to say to you. If I were president, I would tax you to the hilt. I would take your dollars from you and build buildings and your kind will feed those little fellows, and you will love them, because you are the ones that built this incubator, now you take care of them. Do not perpetrate this loose living, then ask the rest of us to pay the bill for what comes of it. You are the ones that need to pay the bill. For fifty years Israel has fought and struggled to hold on to every little inch of ground; and we have a bunch of educated politicians here in this Western world that know no more about the word of God than a rabbit dog. Just look how ignorant they have become since the life of our predecessors. When President Truman was in office, the U.S. Supreme Court said something, and he made this remark, (He was not very religious so), he told the U.S. Supreme Court, you go straight to h—. We have not had a president since then that has had the backbone to do that. That bunch of old cranks that sit up there and twist their fingers, change the American laws to fit every rotten devil there is in society, are a joke and a disgrace to righteousness. Since when, can a U.S. Supreme Court practically run a nation? How many know what I am talking about? I have to say, they never would have been put in by our former founders to be a committee of old cranks. Some of them ought to be in a home somewhere nursing their old age. If they are going to be allowed to make laws, let those laws be made for the benefit of the human population. How many know what I mean by that? When I read out of Daniel, you can make fun of Daniel all you want to, sure he was a Jewish prophet, he prophesied there in the land of Babylon, then later in the days of Darius and Cyrus. When I started this message, Earthly Wisdom versus Divine Wisdom, it was with the intention of pointing to the difference between the wisdom of carnal mankind and the wisdom of those who are led and motivated by the spirit of God. You can go to any library and get all kinds of books on the history of Egypt. Some of it will be true, some of it will be make believe. You can read all about the findings of the tombs, King Tut, and all that he left behind, but what will you learn that will compare to what the Spirit of God can reveal to you? My wife and I, and those that went with us when we traveled to Egypt, had the privilege to be in the second largest pyramid, and then in the Cheops also, which is the largest. When I came out of there I thought, it sure is a big pile of rock. But I did not learn one thing, because the character it was made to bury in it, is not there anymore. I do not know what they did with his corpse, furthermore, I am not really interested. My point in bringing it up, when you travel all over Egypt, you see its ancient past. It says in the writing of the prophet Ezekiel, the day will come when Egypt will be the basest of nations. If we were not pumping billion of dollars into that nation since WW2, her kids would still be sticking their fingers in the cow manure, getting grains of corn to eat. Why do you say those things, Bro. Jackson? I did not learn it in a one room school house: I learned it from a history book. In the 12th and 13th centuries when Egypt was so poor, they show kids, walking naked, getting their livelihood out of the dumps. I say these things to you, because there comes a day when a generation of people can live in a nation and enjoy the best of materialism, but after awhile God will strike that thing and it will start dying. You could pump billions of dollars into Egypt today, you could never bring it back to its original state. God would not allow it. There will be nothing but welfare cases on your political hands. That is what they have been since WW2. Then when we move from there to Babylon, as I said this morning, they can boast of their walls, they can boost of their flowering gardens and all of that. They had the best water system at that time, but when God used Cyrus to divert that river and his troops came marching out of the walls, little did the people of Babylon know that night, that their enemy was ready to start knocking on their doors. That is why the writing on the wall plainly said, This night, thy soul shall be required of thee. They found him dead. There is handwriting on the wall in America tonight, if people would read and believe it. When that passed, it was not long until the prime and the glory all began to fade. The Medes and Persians had their day, but it passed also. Then we come on to Alexander the Great, the greatest general in that time that ever lived. He had conquered all the world, the then known world. When he finally conquered Egypt, he was an intellectual leader, so at the mouth of the Nile he built a city. That city carries his name yet today. In that city of Alexandria Egypt, as time came and went, schools of learning were established, philosophers from the Grecian era came. There was something about the climate, and the opportunity. For many decades and years, families all over the Middle East and European countries, sent their students, their sons and daughters, to learn higher education, because that is what the Greeks were known by. Go to your libraries, you can get poetry, you can get novels, the Greeks gave the world a system of education. But look at Greece today. She is another bygone era. She can hardly lift herself out of the shadows of ruin and decay. Then here came Rome. All that Rome ever gave to the world was the knowledge of bloodshed, gladiator fights, all that. You can record it in books and study it in the future generations to come, but what good does it do you? You cannot live the future on past mentality that made them great. Because, if God is not in it, you will never be great. For a thousand years, in European darkness, when the Catholic Church controlled the political structure of Europe, they called it the Dark Ages. It was dark, spiritually speaking, economically speaking, and materially speaking. Nothing advanced, nothing changed. They went ahead building their arches and things, their system of life was the same. Then one lone man sparked a change for some.
MARTIN LUTHER, AN
INSTRUMENT OF GOD
When the time came that God wanted to show some mercy, He did not use some backwoods hillbilly preacher. He took a young man out of the Catholic Church, and began to put conviction in his mind. That was Martin Luther. When Martin Luther began to feel like that, he began to pray and separate himself, and he wound up a changed man. He then came out and faced the society in Germany one day. He had a long sheet of paper in his hand, and on it he had written down ninety five thesis. We could say essays, little paragraphs, of what he had against that old system of religion after God had dealt with him. The people followed him down through Wittenberg Germany as he tacked it on the church door. This man, that at one time had studied to be a priest, was now ready to leave the whole mess behind him. He looked the people in their faces and said, Take a look, see what I have done. Little did he realize he was saying things and writing things right then, that were going to set the change for many people, to help bring them out of that darkness of ignorance after the church system had said for so long that education was sin. Well is that not what you have been saying, Bro. Jackson? You did not hear me right, if that is what you got out of what I have said. This junk you are being fed in institutions of education today, a lot of it is definitely sin. How many of you know what I have said now, and what I meant when I said it? If you go there to learn the basics of arithmetic, learn it well, because you may need it. When it comes to all this other nonsense, psychology, and so many other things that are taught or allowed, I say you would be better off if you could skip it, Some of the best psychology in the world is found right here in the book of Proverbs. If warns you about this, and tells you when to keep your mouth shut, and it means every word of it. But we have a nation today, that for two hundred years was proud of its achievement. It lived off the benefit of our founding fathers. I have an article at home, written by some idiot, that said America was never brought up to be a Christian nation. He thinks everybody is stupid that believes that. He evidently thinks we cannot go to a library and find books of speeches by Thomas Jefferson and others, which were things they had spoken in public, what George Washington said, what military men said in those periods of time. To think we have a bunch of educated people today who try to rewrite all of it. Do you know why? Their hope is that they can brainwash our young generation, and get out of them the old things that we all knew, and feed to them all this new junk so they will face the future knowing nothing about the past. I have to say, I have not forgotten those things of old, and I am not going to. I am going to keep on holding to them and preaching it. I would not give up George Washington for all this bunch of stuff we have today, Thomas Jefferson, and all the rest of those men stood tall compared to these of our day. They take our Constitution and say, The Constitution allows us to bring this in and bring this other in. It did not until you started changing it. Those men that spent hours praying, Lord, guide us to put together an article to govern our nation, that is different than any other empire has had. May we be a model of human government that will uphold you and your principals, that our people can benefit by this. May this be a model. They wrote it with every tear and every prayer for that purpose. We have had politicians for the last sixty years, that have done everything they can to rewrite it, to change it, so they can brainwash our younger generations. It is no wonder, that we have so much crime any more. No wonder we have little children born into this filthy society that are crying tonight because they have no daddy to love them, they have no mommy to love them. They want somebody else to come along and adopt them. I am not against adopting a little child, but it is a shame that this bunch of perverts perpetrated this kind of incubator to bring this about, then they beg society to open up their hearts and their homes and take them in. Why should we have to be left with the responsibility of something they perpetrated? As I said this morning, never in my lifetime did I ever hear of, in the United States government, any official, setting their eyes upon any particular religious group of people, large or small to interfere. America wants the world to look upon them as the greatest nation on the face of this earth. She was, at one time, but America is being looked upon now, even as their enemy by some. Why? It is because we have outlived our good days when we were setting an example. We have had fellows like Bill Clinton in the White House, and we have crooks in our branches of government that have been instrumental in lowering the American standards to where they are now. I will never forget WW2, in those islands we went to, that were freed from the Japanese: which were brutal conquerors. When we went into the Philippines, here came the Filipino people, they would grab our hands and say, Thank you for coming and liberating us. There was one little boy who used to hang around us as much as he could. Wherever we were, unloading supplies, he was right there talking to us. He had a mouth that looked like a hair lip. His whole mouth, from here, down to his chin, was deformed. We asked him what happened. A Japanese soldier hit him in the mouth with the butt of his rifle. Only a devil would do a little boy that way. He was not even seven years old when that happened: he was seven while we were there. Everywhere the American soldiers went, we freed the people from tyranny, from oppression. Now we put our influence in every nation under the sun and are trying out best to live up to the hero image. Maybe if we had kept God in the picture all along we could, but we have not kept God in the picture, so we are on the way down. We have perpetrated and put together a new world order that is designed out of the pit of hell. To students that would hear me, I want to remind you, I am talking from what I know about the book called the Bible. I am thankful I was born in this nation, but I sure do not like the way it is drifting. I can remember the former days, but I can see the evil days now and ahead. I can see all the suffering and untold heartache, the crying and weeping that goes on in our society. In New York City, old people have to go inside and lock their doors at night, and cringe in a corner, because gangs of hoodlums prowl the streets all night. They ought to have a pack of police dogs turned loose in those alleys, to chase those characters right out of town.
A REFRESHING STORY
I have told this before, but I will tell it again. It has been about five years ago, we saw a program on TV. It was a testimony of a girl and boy. He had come and got her and they went to a movie. This was up in New York somewhere. They were leaving the theater and coming home. They had walked down the main street, then had turned a corner and headed down a street that was not well lit. It was in a part of town where there were quite a few rough necks that walked the streets at night. They were walking along, minding their business when all of a sudden a Doberman pinscher dog came running up to them, now you know they are a breed of rowdy dogs. It came barking and bouncing across the street. The boy was scared, and the girl said, be still. She just stopped and that dog came right up, sat down on his haunches, and looked right up at them. She reached out and petted it on the head. The dog started walking between them. About that time, around the corner, here came five hoodlums. I like to tell this story, I watched it on TV. Those hoodlums stepped up their pace, they wanted to overtake that young boy and girl. The boy and girl were beginning to get nervous, they walked a little faster. Of course this gang got closer. Then suddenly, without them having to say anything, that Doberman pinscher turned and let out a big howl and took right after those hoodlums. He did not stop until he had run those five boys around the corner, yelling and screaming. After awhile that Doberman came right back and walked between this boy and girl and walked all the way home with them. They said goodnight, and once the girl was inside, the Doberman took off down the street going toward his home. I just have to say, God has some animals on this earth that have more sense than a lot of human beings. You can make laws and stick them in books, but those laws cannot protect a soul on a back street where a bunch of no good rats roam all night, ready to attack, torture, or just terrorize people that are minding their own business. That is why I have to say, God, bring on some more Doberman pinscher dogs, at the right time, at the right place. Some officials like to sit back in their corners of security, well secluded and protected, while their poor constituents have to cringe in a corner somewhere. What a nation. Isn’t it a shame, we had a president, and a lone woman in Florida who was the head of our judiciary system. They set their eyes on the little camp of what they thought was religious fanatics. They looked upon them as a danger to American security. That is how they justified doing what they did. They say they did it for national security. I say to them, you did not. I read the article that the captain of the Texas Rangers in that area wrote. He did not accept it, but there was nothing he could do about it. The federal government overruled everything. He said he knew David Koresh, and knew most all the people, which he said were hard workers, people that pay their debt, and mind their own business. He said, I do not accept their religion, but they have done no one any harm. Then look, for days on end, the roads to it were blockaded by federal agents and their cars, until finally they rammed a tank barrel into the side of the building. Then it caught on fire. The video we have here showed it, with ATF men with those letters on their jackets, climbing ladders on the outside, getting on the roof. One man went through the window and the other fired right through the walls of that building. Do not tell me there were no government agents involved. That video proves it. Then to think a hundred and some people were killed, brutally butchered, and burned, all because of what was described as national security.
NOT ALL PEOPLE ARE TREATED EQUAL
Listen to this article. “Saudi Arabia alone has spent eighty seven billion since 1973 to spread Islam throughout the United States and the western hemisphere. For example, King Fahd of Saudi Arabia pledged as much as eight million to build a new mosque in south central Los Angeles last year. Saudi’s Islamic development bank committed an additional two hundred and ninety five thousand for the construction of an Islamic primary and secondary school.” Now brothers and sisters, let me say this, we have government officials that have stood against Christians having a voice. We are not allowed to speak in public places. Then I have to ask, why should these Islamic people be allowed something we are denied? I can tell you exactly why you have done it, you want to dechristianize America and you think you can make friendship with the Islamic world for political wealth and prestige. You are going to pay dearly for it. A certain person was in the Saudi area, they wanted to ask certain questions to find out the sentiment of the people of Saudi Arabia. “The Saudi government prevented the Gallup from asking the following questions of its citizens. Is U.S. military action in Afghanistan morally justifiable? (They would not allow it to be asked.) Do you believe news reports that Arabs carried out the September 11 attack? (They would not allow it to be asked.) Do you like or dislike President Bush?” They would not allow these type questions to be asked. The reason I am saying that, the church world has gone so blind they cannot see it. They have had their own put together picture of prophecy, how it is going to be fulfilled. They miss every bit of it. So allow me to ask some of these university students, and let me tell you, right now, in the Middle East there is a conflict that has been boiling for over two years now. I ask you students, whether you believe or not, I am going to quote to you some Bible prophecy. The Bible tells me in Zechariah 12, in that day, what day? It is a day when He is going to cause His word to be filled. In that day I will cause Jerusalem to become a cup of trembling. That is just not a figure of speech. Ever since 1948, Israel has been oppressed by the Palestinian squatters, actually all the Arab states around them are Islamic. They do not want any Jew back there in that land. It is death to the Jew, death to Zionism. Those Arabs say, This is all our land. Well the Bible tells us, there was never a state of Jordan. Some of that land belongs to Israel. But getting back to this Bible prophecy, in the year 2000, September 9, you had a holy jihad started, suicide bombings and all. For once in the history of American media, Jerusalem began to hit the headlines. The Palestinians were wanting Jerusalem to be given to them as their capital of their new Palestinian state. There never has been a Palestinian state in the first place. Jerusalem has always been, according to the Bible, the capital of the land of Palestine or the land of Canaan, which eventually the Jews occupied. It tells also in that same verse, that it will be a cup of trembling to them round about. How do you interpret that? Look at all the Muslim Arabs around them. Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey. Sixty percent of southern Russia is all Islamic. They are all against Israel, because of that little spot of land. Every one of them are against Israel. Here we try to play nursemaid to a bunch of Islamic Arabs, when we do not have good sense enough to leave God alone and let Him do it. This is exactly what is going to happen in the weeks and months ahead. This thing has boiled and boiled, our own government officials are still saying, now you Jews, don’t get too rough, don’t be too mean, don’t be too harsh. They can lose a hundred lives, yet you tell them to be nice and kind. But if they come over here and tear up your front porch, then you are ready to go after them and teach them a lesson. I have to say, Mr. President, there are a lot of Christians that voted for you, to get that other one out of there. But the day that you can stand before us and tell us that all these Islamic characters are so peaceful and loving, you are going to wake up some night with your back all broke out, because you are going to break out with a case of political hives. You have got to shut off that bunch of characters. They are like insects, when people get too close to them, they break out with hives and itch all over. This Islamic world is anti-Christian, it is anti-everything we stand for. You have put a philosophy of life together in America that allows the atheists and any other religion to come in here. But those Islamic characters are in here by the thousands. Whenever they get the word to go to it, you better hope you have enough FBI and ATF, and CIA and all the rest of your crew, so you can stop them in their tracks. You have not stopped them yet. You did at Waco and that was a tragedy. Since when is one bunch of religionists so devilish, so anti-American, so worthy to be burned alive, but then you turn around and let this other bunch that really can pose a threat come in here, some that is practicing and rehearsing right now, how to carry out drive by shootings of police and blow up our buildings? It will be worse than the Washington D.C. sniper case. When they open up from Los Angeles to New York, from Detroit to Florida, and they have expert snipers trained, they will pick you off. When they start in and people cannot leave their dwellings and go to the grocery store for fear of those you let come here and train for this. Mr. Politician, what are you going to do? Are you going to come to the defense of your own people? Do we have to cower back? We are the ones that pay your gigantic bills. You strip us of our tax dollars to perpetrate and carry out your own ideals. You may be anti-Bible, but I am not. It plainly tells me in Zechariah, He will make Jerusalem a burdensome stone. Oh yes, it is heavy if you try to relocate it and give it to some other kind of people. Then you read that chapter, students, because it also says this, in that day, though all the world be gathered against Jerusalem thinking, we are going to tell the world what we are going to do with it, who we are going to give it to. God said, I will break them to pieces. Then again He said, I will cut them to pieces. Why? Because the prophecy goes ahead and says this, for Jerusalem shall be established in her own place. The Jews will come with haste to sit up their habitation in that city that God is going to give back to them. Politicians and educators, the hour is coming when God is going to take the curtain off of all this entire mystery. It plainly tells you that politicians, in the 49th chapter of Isaiah’s prophecy, in that day, they that made thee waste, (these that have been sitting there for hundreds of years, squatted on the land), God said they will be far removed. I just read it again the other day. Now there is a leader in Israel saying, Let us cause the country of Jordan to be the new Palestinian state. I said to that, now you are talking right down the line. Now what have I said all day, earthly wisdom is about ready to come to an end. They have put together and perpetrated all kinds of designs; and all the time they have tried to design this for their own selfish gain, ignoring the word of God, laughing at it, trying to tell all who believe in it, that they are stupid, fanatics. Saints of God, hold on just a little longer, because the light is going to shine through very soon. In that day the wise will shine as the firmament of the heavens. Now I can understand why it was written like that. When the world is stooped in such darkness, when the world is saying down with the Jew, I say saints, look up, because Israel is going to rise. Isaiah 60, verse 1, Arise and shine, thy light has come and the glory of the Lord has risen upon thee. Verse 3 says, The Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy rising