Mecca, Saudi Arabia is the spiritual home of Islam
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia is the spiritual home of Islam
It is planned to extend over multiple nations and to dwarf New York City at 33 times its size. The costs are expected to be hundreds of billions of dollars, and it is already attracting investments from some of the wealthiest and most powerful people in the world.
It’s Neom, the new mega-city planned by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salmon.
Located on the Red Sea coast, the city will have a special legal status within Saudi Arabia and will supposedly be fully automated, with robots outnumbering humans.
The city is also supposed to be powered entirely by renewable energy sources, feature free high-speed Internet and will extend over 10,231 square miles, crossing the Egyptian and Jordanian borders. The crown prince also spoke of the kingdom’s willingness to embrace what he called a “normal” life, promoting a form of Islam that “translates to tolerance, to our traditions of kindness.”
Saudi Arabia has debuted a flashy promotional video intended to attract foreign investment, vowing to build a center for global culture with “nothing to hold you back.”
“No set ways of thinking, no restrictions, no divisions, no excuses,” claims the narrator, speaking in a British accent. “Just endless potential. This is the blank page you need to write humanity’s next chapter. Neom … a part of the world set aside for those who want to change the world.”
The global financial elite are already rallying around the project. The Economist proclaimed:
“At the launch were an ebullient Masayoshi Son, the Japanese head of a $100bn ‘Vision Fund’, and Stephen Schwarzman, head of Blackstone, a private-equity giant. Klaus Kleinfeld, a former boss of Arconic, Alcoa and Siemens, is to be NEOM’s chief executive. The prospect of creating a dynamic zone without the barriers to enterprise found elsewhere in the country has such people genuinely enthused.”
Such grandiose pronouncements already are drawing criticism. The kingdom has already tried to construct the “King Abdullah Economic City in Rabigh,” billed as the “world’s next great economic city.”
But despite a projected population of 2 million people, there are only 5,000 permanent residents. There are also doubts whether Saudi Arabia’s bureaucracy can effectively administer such a massive project. In addition, the fall in oil prices is limiting the amount of cash the Saudis have to fund such an expansive project.
But another critic is worried about the more disturbing implications of the plan. Joel Richardson, the New York Times bestselling author of “The Islamic Antichrist,” believes he has solved the biblical riddle of “Mystery Babylon” in his book of that title.
And he argues the location of the end times’ city of evil is in Saudi Arabia, making the kingdom’s newest plans to become an economic superpower deeply worrisome.
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“Throughout church history, interpreters, commentators and students of the Bible have struggled to understand the identity of a last days city known as ‘Babylon the Great’ (Revelation 17-18),” Richardson told WND.
“Many have looked to the city of Rome as the fulfillment, while others have looked to Jerusalem, or New York City. Others have been awaiting a city to be rebuilt on the literal site of the ancient Babylon about 50 miles south of Baghdad in modern day Iraq. In my book ‘Mystery Babylon,’ I suggested the kingdom of Saudi Arabia may be a more appropriate, and even more biblically defensible position. Specifically, I look to the city of Mecca, the single greatest city of idolatry that mankind has ever produced.
“Well over a billion and a half people bow down five times daily and pray toward that great city. The mosque in its center which houses the famous Kabba, or cube-shaped shrine that Muslims pray toward, is literally the single most visited location in the whole earth, with millions upon multiplied millions of religious pilgrims visiting each year.”
Richardson does not take seriously Saudi claims of favoring a “tolerant” form of Islam.
“Saudi Arabia is the single greatest source of funding for the spread of radical Wahhabi Islam all over the earth,” he said. “Over the past 40 years, the Saudis have spent roughly $150 billion to build mosques and fill them with radical Wahhabi hate preachers all over the earth. They have arguably spent more to spread Wahhabism around the earth than the entire mission spending of the global Protestant church. From any given madrassa in Pakistan to the mosque in your town or city, it is likely it was paid for by the Saudi royal family. No other nation in the earth has done as much as the Saudis to spread a false religion throughout the earth in such a way that its fundamental character has been so permanently impacted.”
Richardson believes the effort to build a new “mega city” supports his claim “Mystery Babylon” will be located within Saudi Arabia.
“Students of biblical prophecy have long noted that the book of Revelation speaks not simply of a city, but of a ‘mega-city’ that will emerge in the last days,” he observed. “Consider the massive building projects taking place in and around Mecca and Jeddah, which will soon feature the world’s newest and tallest building, dwarfing the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Just to the north, the Saudis have been quietly building the King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC), which is slated to become the region’s most technologically advanced sea port. All three cities – Jeddah, Mecca and KAEC – will soon be linked by a high-speed rail line which will allow anyone to get from one city to the next in less than 30 minutes.
“There is no doubt that this emerging megalopolis will match all of the unique descriptions of the last days Babylon, combining idolatry, religious power and economic power into one desert sea-port. It is for this reason that students of God’s Word are taking a fresh and serious look at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its relationship to biblical prophecy. Now, the Saudis have announced this massive project to the north of Mecca and Jeddah. Truly, this would fulfill the description of a ‘mega-city’ as mentioned in the Book of Revelation.”
Richardson, a frequent critic of Saudi influence on American politicians, acknowledges the kingdom will find it difficult to realize its breathtaking ambitions. Nonetheless, he warns the rapid expansion of Saudi influence throughout the world and the construction of a sprawling metropolis straight out of the pages of Scripture should command the attention of faithful Christians.
“Any watchful student of prophecy will be paying very close attention,” he said. “We should be paying attention not only to ‘Neom,’ but to all that is now unfolding in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the ancient and modern day fountainhead of a violent false religion now bursting out into the nations.”
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This article represents the final installation of this prophecy conference. It was a lot of work to listen to every speaker, but what a blessing to finally complete this monumental task! If you read and peruse the 66 articles, you will glean the main topics and teachings from each and every instructor. In Christ, Pastor Steve
Dr. Kevin Clarkson ~ Interview / Hagmann & Hagmann, Followed By The Closing Ceremony
Pastors are shepherds but we are also sheep. We need to come apart and be fed also. Many pastors are there but they are not engaged. Some are angry or discouraged. The Bible says: “Strike the shepherd and the sheep scatter.” Pastors leave the ministry every week, and that leaves the sheep without a shepherd.
Pastors need to abide in Christ, through the Word and in prayer. The Spirit of God and the Word of God is an explosive and volatile combination. A lot of pastors get busy and sidetracked, and fail to get alone with God. The key to overcoming depression or burnout in ministry is to get with God and wait upon Him and you will mount up with the wings of eagles.
Dr. Kevin Clarkson stands on the shoulders of J.R. Church who founded Prophecy In The News decades ago. The feeling in this ministry is that time is short and we must be serious in light of what is going on in the world. Kevin’s vision is to pray for the persecuted church around the world. Americans have lived in a religious liberty bubble which is unique in all of history. The rest of the church throughout history has been hunted down, persecuted and martyred. America has been the exception and not the rule. Christians are being threatened in America as of late and we need to rise. We need to run for office, be a voice, and defend our freedoms. Bill Federer: “Our most important job is to preach the Gospel. Our second most important job is to defend our right to preach the Gospel.” Billy Graham use to say he had the Bible in one hand and the newspaper in the other hand. We must look at the Bible in the lens or prism of our time. Christ is coming. He could come before this broadcast is over.
Christians in America are being labeled as extremists. The human rights campaign is saying that sexual liberty is more important than religious liberty. Sexual liberty is making America go down. We are being set aside by the Lord because of our sin. China has passed us economically, and Russia has risen above us militarily, through the number of nuclear warheads they have. There seems to be a desire to make worship a private issue for people in America. The separation of church and state has been a misunderstood issue in our times. The idea behind it is to keep the government out of the church, and NOT to keep the church out of the government. We need to be strong with resolve and courage, and we also need to be gracious. We were founded as a Judaeo Christian nation. The church has been tax exempt, but with an 18 trillion dollar deficit and counting, our government will pursue every source of revenue they can find. Churches are a rich target. We must support Prophecy in the News. Winston Churchill saved the world when he refused to surrender in World War II, and Benjamin Netanyahu is a similar leader today. Bibi would like us to stand with him but even if we do not, Israel will never give in or surrender.
Kevin Clarkson stated that Western Civilization would fall to Islam in a matter of years if everything stays the same and the Lord does not return. It may be that the torch of Christianity has been passed to Africa and Asia, where they are already persecuted – they are a lot more serious about their faith. Everyday, over 8,000 people receive Christ in the underground church in China. The Chinese Christians want to march back to Jerusalem with the Gospel. This is the power of the Gospel and the Spirit of God. In America, we must lose our indifference and become on fire for the Lord. We need to get in our closet and pray. George Washington said in the Revolution: “Trust God to keep your powder dry.” Let us do all that is humanly possible, and trust God to do all that is divinely possible.
Dr. Kevin Clarkson thanked the audience for their hunger, thirst and zeal for the Lord. The United States is not going to stand with Israel now, and we are going to suffer for that. God will curse those who curse Israel. Israel may soon strike her enemies. Noah prepared for the flood. We need to prepare for the end times. Be HOT. Be HOLY. Be HOPEFUL. Be Spirit filled. Abide in the Lord and be close to Christ – be in the Word and be in prayer. Be HOLY. We do not want to be ashamed at His coming. Be HOPEFUL. Be looking for the blessed hope, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
An amazing feature of this prophecy conference was the spiritual oneness of the speakers. The Pre Tribulation Rapture was believed by all of them. They all recognized the errors of the emerging church. Their mutual spiritual discernment put them all on the same page. Interestingly, these men all came from totally different backgrounds and did not know one another in nearly every case. Their oneness is the oneness that all true saints who are born from above experience together. It is a God thing.
Maranatha, Pastor Steve
Dr. Kevin Clarkson ~ 7 Visions Of Christ In The Apocalypse
Dr. Clarkson is a pastor of a church in Oklahoma, as well as the leader of this Prophecy In The News Conference.
Revelation 1:1 “The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave unto him, to shew unto his servants things which must shortly come to pass; and he sent and signified it by his angel unto his servant John”:
God gave Revelation to Jesus, Jesus gave it to his angel, the angel gave it to John, and John recorded it by the Holy Spirit for us here today.
Revelation = Apocalypse = Unveiling
Seven Visions Of Christ
Isaac Newton discovered seven prisms of light, there are seven notes in the musical scales, there are seven systems in the body, and seven days in one week. In Revelation there are seven letters to seven churches from seven angels, there is the seven fold Spirit of God, and Jesus opens the book with seven seals, and the seventh seal opens seven trumpets, and the seventh trumpet opens seven bowls of wrath. The word “blessed” appears seven times in the book of Revelation. Hence there are seven visions of Christ:
1)The Glorified Son
Revelation 1:10-19 King James Version (KJV)
10 I was in the Spirit on the Lord’s day, and heard behind me a great voice, as of a trumpet, 11 Saying, I am Alpha and Omega, the first and the last: and, What thou seest, write in a book, and send it unto the seven churches which are in Asia; unto Ephesus, and unto Smyrna, and unto Pergamos, and unto Thyatira, and unto Sardis, and unto Philadelphia, and unto Laodicea.
12 And I turned to see the voice that spake with me. And being turned, I saw seven golden candlesticks;
13 And in the midst of the seven candlesticks one like unto the Son of man, clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden girdle.
14 His head and his hairs were white like wool, as white as snow; and his eyes were as a flame of fire;
15 And his feet like unto fine brass, as if they burned in a furnace; and his voice as the sound of many waters.
16 And he had in his right hand seven stars: and out of his mouth went a sharp twoedged sword: and his countenance was as the sun shineth in his strength.
17 And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead. And he laid his right hand upon me, saying unto me, Fear not; I am the first and the last:
18 I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell and of death.
19 Write the things which thou hast seen, and the things which are, and the things which shall be hereafter;
2)The Lamb Slain
King James Version (KJV)
1 And I saw in the right hand of him that sat on the throne a book written within and on the backside, sealed with seven seals.
2 And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, Who is worthy to open the book, and to loose the seals thereof?
3 And no man in heaven, nor in earth, neither under the earth, was able to open the book, neither to look thereon.
4 And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon.
5 And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof.
6 And I beheld, and, lo, in the midst of the throne and of the four beasts, and in the midst of the elders, stood a Lamb as it had been slain, having seven horns and seven eyes, which are the seven Spirits of God sent forth into all the earth.
7 And he came and took the book out of the right hand of him that sat upon the throne.
8 And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints.
9 And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation;
10 And hast made us unto our God kings and priests: and we shall reign on the earth.
11 And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands;
12 Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.
13 And every creature which is in heaven, and on the earth, and under the earth, and such as are in the sea, and all that are in them, heard I saying, Blessing, and honour, and glory, and power, be unto him that sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb for ever and ever.
14 And the four beasts said, Amen. And the four and twenty elders fell down and worshipped him that liveth for ever and ever.
King James Version (KJV)
3)The Great Shepherd
9After this I beheld, and, lo, a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations, and kindreds, and people, and tongues, stood before the throne, and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands;
10 And cried with a loud voice, saying, Salvation to our God which sitteth upon the throne, and unto the Lamb.
11 And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God,
12 Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.
13 And one of the elders answered, saying unto me, What are these which are arrayed in white robes? and whence came they?
14 And I said unto him, Sir, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they which came out of great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and made them white in the blood of the Lamb.
15 Therefore are they before the throne of God, and serve him day and night in his temple: and he that sitteth on the throne shall dwell among them.
16 They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun light on them, nor any heat.
17 For the Lamb which is in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto living fountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.
4)The Male Child
1 And there appeared a great wonder in heaven; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars:
2 And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained to be delivered.
3 And there appeared another wonder in heaven; and behold a great red dragon, having seven heads and ten horns, and seven crowns upon his heads.
4 And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth: and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.
5 And she brought forth a man child, who was to rule all nations with a rod of iron: and her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne.
6 And the woman fled into the wilderness, where she hath a place prepared of God, that they should feed her there a thousand two hundred and threescore days.
5)He That Keepeth Israel
1 And I looked, and, lo, a Lamb stood on the mount Sion, and with him an hundred forty and four thousand, having his Father’s name written in their foreheads.
2 And I heard a voice from heaven, as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder: and I heard the voice of harpers harping with their harps:
3 And they sung as it were a new song before the throne, and before the four beasts, and the elders: and no man could learn that song but the hundred and forty and four thousand, which were redeemed from the earth.
4 These are they which were not defiled with women; for they are virgins. These are they which follow the Lamb whithersoever he goeth. These were redeemed from among men, being the firstfruits unto God and to the Lamb.
6)The Glad Reaper
14 And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.
15 And another angel came out of the temple, crying with a loud voice to him that sat on the cloud, Thrust in thy sickle, and reap: for the time is come for thee to reap; for the harvest of the earth is ripe.
16 And he that sat on the cloud thrust in his sickle on the earth; and the earth was reaped.
7)The King Of Kings
11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.
12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.
13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.
14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.
15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.
16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, King Of Kings, And Lord Of Lords.
Bill Salus ~ Nuclear Showdown In Iran: The Ancient Prophecy Of Elam
The major powers have been dealing with Iran in recent years about nuclear armaments. Despite the talks, Iran is on the verge of becoming a nuclear power. Benjamin Netanyahu, prime minister of Israel, is extremely concerned. Ayatollah Khamenei desired to have even more potential to make more bombs. Iran’s goal is to wipe Israel off of the map. Iran, ironically, is recently receiving a strong impetus of Christianity through miracles, healings, visions and dreams. Iran attacks Christianity and Christianity grows. Ezekiel 38 depicts Magog (Russia, Persia/Iran and other allies) attacking Israel. Persia became Iran in 1935. Elam is in southwest Iran and accounts for one fifth of the nation. Elam is referred to in Jeremiah 49.
Dual Prophecies Of Iran
Judgment on Elam
34 The word of the Lord that came to Jeremiah the prophet against Elam, in the beginning of the reign of Zedekiah king of Judah, saying, 35 “Thus says the Lord of hosts:
‘Behold, I will break the bow of Elam,
The foremost of their might.
36 Against Elam I will bring the four winds
From the four quarters of heaven,
And scatter them toward all those winds;
There shall be no nations where the outcasts of Elam will not go.
37 For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies
And before those who seek their life.
I will bring disaster upon them,
My fierce anger,’ says the Lord;
‘And I will send the sword after them
Until I have consumed them.
38 I will set My throne in Elam,
And will destroy from there the king and the princes,’ says theLord.
39 ‘But it shall come to pass in the latter days:
I will bring back the captives of Elam,’ says the Lord.”
The 7 “I Wills” of Elam
- break the bow of Elam, The foremost of their might,
- bring the four winds From the four quarters of heaven,
- scatter them toward all those winds, (worldwide)
- cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies And before those who seek their life,
- bring disaster upon them, My fierce anger,
- send the sword after them Until I have consumed them,
- set My throne in Elam,
- destroy from there the king and the princes,
- And, (in the latter days) bring back the captives of Elam.
Iran’s nuclear position today and their ICBM’s can be harmonized with this passage. Elam was the son of Shem and grandson of Noah. The Elamites were warmongers (Genesis 14:1-9) and expert archers (Isaiah 22:1-6). Perhaps the Lord will break Iran’s (Elam) nuclear capabilities. Benjamin Netanyahu’s two concerns are: 1)a nuclear weapon, and 2)ICBM’s. Will God use Israel to take out their nuclear program? There will be refugees from Elam en mass. Is that a hint of a nuclear disaster? Israel struck Iraq’s nuclear facility in 1981, and Syria’s nuclear facility in 2007. Iran has nuclear sites in Syria. This all gives more credence for Israel to attack Iran. The world community is concerned about Iran closing the Strait of Hormuz and cutting off the worlds’ oil supply. Other Islamic nations are concerned about Iran’s ambitions, which could start a nuclear arms race. Furthermore, Iranian radiation is a threat to GCC water security and desalinization plant operations.
Ayatollah had a 9 point plan to eliminate Israel. Iran is planning to strike Israel if Israel attacks them. We are in the final hour and the Lord is accomplishing his will.
Many Iranians who previously hated Christians are becoming saved. God is performing miracles for them. Jesus, and not the local Imam is healing Iranians from illness. Iran is receiving Christianity in a greater way than any other nation in the world.
Christians need to get prepared for the end times, because once apocalyptic events commence, there will be no turning back or stopping them.
Bill Salus ~ The Roots Of Mideast Conflict
There are 26 speakers and 54 messages in this prophecy conference. We are living in fascinating times. We are living well within the end times. The greatest sign that we are living in the end times is that all these signs are converging rapidly upon us. Christ’s return is very immanent. Bill has a website that updates prophecy on a daily basis: ProphecyDepot.com Jeremiah 49:34-39 deals with prophecies that have been overlooked. There are prophetic implications regarding Iran and nuclear armaments.
The Roots Of The Mideast Conflict
What Believers Need To Know
Why Americans Need To Prepare
The hostilities experienced in the Middle East between the Arabs and Jews go back nearly 4,000 years to God’s covenant with Abraham. Due to the inherent blessings contained within this covenant, the infamous Bible characters Hagar, Ishmael, Esau, Moab, Ammon, and Amalak coveted the rich contents of this covenant. They came to hate the Hebrews, who were heirs of this blessed covenant. Ultimately, they conceived a cleverly disguised religious package giving it license to unleash itself in a holy war. The Jihad, as it is often labeled, presently underway in the Middle East, finds its justification in Islam, but its roots are in this longstanding hatred. There is a spiritual nature to this conflict. When diplomacy fails, wars begin, and diplomacy has failed. Psalm 83 (written by Asaph, King David’s worship leader) will resolve the Israeli Arab conflict. Asaph was also a prophet and a seer. Psalm 83 tells us that the nations around Israel will form a confederacy against them, and their goal is to destroy Israel. This Psalm refers to the Edomites, Ammonites, Amalakites and Assyrians. Isis could also be part of Psalm 83. Jacob’s name was changed to Israel, which means one who wrestles with God and prevails. Esau fathered the Edomites in southern Jordan. Olam Ebah Ancient Hatred – Perpetual Enmity. This is a hostility that will not go away. The Edomites originated this hatred, referred to in Ezekiel 35:5. The Edomites felt cheated in the Abrahamic Covenant. Genesis 12:1-3 Abraham was promised an innumerable amount of descendants.
the Fountain of Blessings
The Mothers – Sarah vs. Hagar
The Sons – Isaac vs. Ishmael
The Twin Brothers – Jacob vs. Esau
The Cousins – Israelites vs. Ammonites & Moabites
The Great Grand Kids – Hebrews vs. Amalakites
Ishmael is the father of the Arabs and those in Saudi Arabia.
Esau Despised God’s Plan of Redemption for Man
The perpetual enmity between Edom and Israel is mentioned again in Numbers 20:20-21. Jeremiah and Obadiah prophesied that Edom would be despised among men and small among the nations.
Islam renews the ancient hatred of Israel. Israel is born as a nation on May 14, 1948. The Arabs fight them immediately. The Arabs fight them again in June, 1967. The third transgression was the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Perhaps the fourth and final transgression will be in Psalm 83. Jerusalem is not mentioned in the Koran. Zechariah 12:2 “Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of drunkenness to all the surrounding peoples, when they lay siege against Judah and Jerusalem.” Israel will have initial success against their enemies.
Psalm 83 Confederacy-
The eternal blessings come through Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, leading up to the Son of the Highest, Jesus Christ, and in His kingdom there will be no end.
The Abrahamic Covenant will complete God’s plan for the redemption of man.
Dr. Gary Frazier ~ Interview / Hagmann & Hagmann
Dr. Gary Frazier wrote “Hell Is For Real,” and “It Could Happen Tomorrow.” Gary has been to Israel over 180 times. Gary filmed a six and one half hour DVD throughout Israel for people who will never be able to go there. Gary has met several Prime Ministers of Israel, and they all realize that evangelical Christians are the best friends that Israel has. Many Israelites are also becoming more aware of their role in the fulfillment of Bible prophecy, and the Abrahamic Covenant.
Doug Hagmann asked Gary Frazier: “If this was the last time you knew you would be on camera, what would you say?” Gary’s response: “That God so loved the world that He gave His son, and the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ is a reality for those who care to indulge in the facts of the matter. The truth is that Jesus gave Himself for every single person, and if this was his last opportunity to say anything he would say eternity is too long to be wrong. Use today to make a commitment to Jesus Christ. He loves who you are and where you are in life. When you surrender to Him, He will change you and in this process He will make you into His image. He takes us and makes us more like Him, He forgives us for our sins, and gives us a passion for other people. We were on our way to hell but by the Providence of God, He has forever changed our lives, and we have purpose in our lives and we are not just drifting aimlessly. We have free will. We can be forgiven of our sins and stand clean before God, restored and having a confidence in God, and then knowing that I am a sinner who has been saved by the miraculous grace of God, and my sins have been washed away by the shed blood of the Lamb of God. Pray to receive Christ and He will come into your heart.”
When you become saved, Satan and the demons of hell will attempt to get you to doubt your conversion. We must believe what the Word of God tells us: “That we are declared victorious and we are conquerors in Christ, and that neither death nor life nor powers nor principalities nor angels neither height nor depth nor any other thing can separate us from Christ Jesus.” Do not think about yourself as you were, do not think about yourself as someone who says what you are, understand who you are in Christ Jesus. You are saved, you are born again, you are on the narrow road that goes to heaven. You are not perfect but you are forgiven. Like Paul, we all suffer for doing the things we should not do, and not doing the things we should. Remember, we lose some fights and win other fights, but the ultimate war has already been won. I John 1:9 is the Christians’ bar of soap: “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” We continually become convicted over our sins, and this is followed by our confession and repentance. What we want to do is to continually get back on track. In order to become a child of God, one must be born again. Continually confess your sins, hear God’s Word and obey Him.
Why Gary wrote “Hell Is For Real” – Less than one half of one percent of people believe they are going to hell. Satan has done a masterful job at taking the fear away of standing in judgment before God. God attempts to draw lost sinners to Himself, but there is a time when God will stop calling you. The unpardonable sin, is when God continually calls us and we say no. We may not even realize that we crossed the line and no longer have any chance of salvation.
Revelation 13:16-18 King James Version (KJV)
16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name. 18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.
Technology in place for Bible’s ‘mark of the beast’
‘I understand the pervasive evil that also can erupt within these 21st century advancements.’ Key the following links to observe a company in Wisconsin that offers voluntary microchipping:
Disclaimer: Christians must be careful to avoid what I call the “Chicken Little Sky Is Falling / Knee Jerk” mindset. Having this technology does not mean the Tribulation Period is five days away. For instance, the atomic bomb has been on the market for seventy two years, and only detonated for destruction twice at its’ inception – at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Blessings, Pastor Steve
The following is written by Daniel Thompson, and is a portion of his paper on The Pre Tribulation Rapture of the Church, for a course in End Times Prophecy / Eschatology, taken at the Southwest Florida Bible Institute during the summer of 2017:
…. “I explained that different people in the Church today believe that the Rapture will take place at different possible times, or maybe not at all. I also have explained what the Rapture of the Church is, and now I will tell you my own opinion of when the Rapture will happen. Based on what I have studied in God’s Word, I believe the Rapture will take place before the Tribulation Period. I am a Pre-Tribulation Rapture person due to the strong evidence of God’s Word. By understanding Daniel’s 70 Weeks prophecy, and knowing that the 70th week is Jewish time, not Gentile time. When the Church is Raptured, the 70th week will then begin what is known as the time of Jacob’s Trouble or the Seven Year Tribulation.
The other reason I believe that the Rapture will happen before the Tribulation, is that God sent His only begotten Son Jesus to come to this earth to pay a price for all the sin in the world. Since Jesus paid the price in full for each and everyone of us, why would we, the church, have to go through the Tribulation Period? Some scriptures such as Revelation 3:10, I Thessalonians 1:10, and I Thessalonians 5:9 all refer to the Church not being subject to wrath, and they will be kept from the hour of testing which we call the time of Jacob’s Trouble.
Also, would a natural father have his child go through a great time of tribulation? I don’t think so. If not, why would our Heavenly Father who loves us, put us through a time of Great Tribulation?”
Dr. Gary Frazier ~ The Isis Crisis and You
Gary has made 187 trips to Israel. He is a pastor and a Southern Baptist evangelist. (He is leaving for #188 trip to Israel after the conference).
People are beheaded, dumped into mass graves because they will not renounce Christ, and burned alive. Why are they doing this, and what should be an appropriate response from us?
FACT: 1 We are the Terminal generation!
Jesus tells us this begins with the return of the Jews to their land. Matthew 24:32-33 Learn the lesson from the fig tree (Israel). In the last days, Israel would be gathered back into their land. 1948 was the year that Israel once again became a nation. A generation is 100 years. We need to always be ready for Christ’s return.
FACT: 2 World will turn against Israel and the Jews!
There are antisemitic feelings against the Jews in our nation and all around the world. It is satanically driven. Zechariah 12:2-3. God will protect Israel. This passage refers to the Tribulation Period.
FACT: 3 We are engaged in 2 wars! Physical and Spiritual!
Physical against Satanic religion of Islam! Islam is determined to rule the world. I John 2:22. One fourth of the world is Islamic. Biologically, they are exploding while the west is dying. Europe has 1.3 children per family. The United States has 1.6 children per family. A Muslim woman has 8-14 children. They know they will win through biological growth. We will never win this war. But God will step out of heaven and fight for Israel. Ezekiel 38-39.
We are fighting a spiritual war as well. We are fighting against Satan and his demons. Most American Christians are not engaged in spiritual warfare. Ephesians 6:10-17. We are all under spiritual attack. Over 1,000 churches are closing their doors every year in America. Every 13 minutes in England a church closes, and every 18 minutes in England a Mosque opens. Most of God’s army is totally disengaged from the conflict. Many Christians fail to share the Gospel with people. If you are willing to fight the fight, you will see God do unbelievable things. People are held bound by the religion of Islam, and we need to intercede. Muslims can go to heaven only if they kill a Jew or die as a martyr.
FACT: 4 People inside/outside church are uninformed & disengaged!
Many really do not have a clue about what is going on. They would say they are Christians. There is no longer a premium on the teaching and preaching of the Word of God. People desire only to be entertained. We have more Bible knowledge available than ever, yet we are living in the most spiritually ignorant generation in our nation’s history. The falling away reveals that we are the Terminal generation.
We have fallen in love with the world and think we are safe from the coming danger! Americans believe Isis a war fought only upon foreign soil. The fact is, it is coming to our nation. There are sleeper cells ready to engage at a moment’s notice. I John 2:15. Love of the world will make you spiritually blind.
FACT: 5 We have been brainwashed with Love/Tolerance/Political Correctness.
It is creeping in the churches now. We do not want to offend anyone. Let us not talk about homosexual marriage, etc. Truth, however, always offends. Unrepentant sinners will attack the messenger. Isaiah 55:11. God’s Word never comes back void. God’s love and His truth must have balance in our lives. Do not read books about the Bible more than you read the Bible. The power for Godly living is found in the Word of God. Jude 3. …”contend for the faith…”
Israel= hatred= Barbaric acts terrorism i.e. 9-11= Military response= Increased terror= Confused responses= Increased terror/beheadings= Rage, cries of action= More hideous acts/crucifixions of children, human torches= Desensitizing= fear/trembling peoples and nations= economic crisis= war!
This war is never going to end, and war drains the economy.
There is only ONE religion that advocates and rewards acts of violence and terror: ISLAM. Their goal is to dominate the world. They will arrive even at the White House. (Have they already arrived at the White House?). Radical Islam are actually the ones who are reading and obeying the Koran. Obedient radical Muslims are killing those who do not submit to the Koran.
There is only one nation that has pledged to destroy Israel: IRAN.
You will never resolve a religious problem with a political solution.
We will never win the world to Jesus, nor will we win this war! Matthew 7:13 “…broad is the way to destruction, narrow is the road to eternal life and there be few who find it.”
We will not win the world to Jesus, nor will we win this war against Islam. We will not win the world to Jesus, but we can win one!
True Christians can say yes to the following three questions:
Do you have a desire to be more like Christ? Do you have a love for the Word of God? When you are alone, do you pray?