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Sermon of the Week 
Tuesday, November 14 2023

Part 2....Removing The Mask Of The Anti-christ

Daniel 11:36-39 “The king (anti-christ) will do as he pleases. He will exalt and magnify himself above every god and will say unheard-of things against the God of gods. He will be successful until the time of wrath is completed, for what has been determined must take place. 

He will show no regard for the gods of his fathers or for the one desired by women, nor will he regard any god, but will exalt himself above them all. Instead of them, he will honor a god of fortresses; a god unknown to his fathers he will honor with gold and silver, with precious stones and costly gifts. He will attack the mightiest fortresses with the help of a foreign god and will greatly honor those who acknowledge him. He will make them rulers over many people and will distribute the land at a price.                                                                                                      So we see here, a description of the Antichrist:

......He will be arrogant and self-willed.

......He never stops talking and boasting about himself. Daniel 7 makes this clear when it emphasizes the “little horn” who makes big boasts.                  ......The Antichrist will be the ultimate egomaniac.

......He is a blasphemer. Webster says that in this case, his blasphemy is “the act of claiming the attributes of a deity”.

......He is deceptive, ruthless, and utterly devoid of integrity.

......He is outspoken in his public opposition to God.

......The whole world will blindly follow after him.

......His reign is limited by God. The “time of wrath” in verse 36 refers to the last half of the seven-year Tribulation period. Note that even though the Antichrist has enormous power, he can only do what God permits him to do. What is true now, will be true then.

.....He rejects his own spiritual heritage. Verse 37 says he has no regard for the “God of his fathers.” This expression has led some to think he must be Jewish and there might be some of that in his linage.                                       However, Daniel 7 says he comes out of the fourth beast, which represents the Roman Empire, and Revelation 13 pictures the Beast (a symbol for the Antichrist) arising out of the sea of the Gentile nations. Ezekiel 31:3 calls him “The Assyrian”..... But Whatever spiritual background he comes from, he rejects it totally.

......He opposes all organized religion.

......He will set himself up as a god to be worshiped. This is the “abomination of desolation” that takes place at the mid-point of the Tribulation when he will stop the sacrifices in the rebuilt Temple in Jerusalem, offer a pig on the altar, and proclaim himself to be God.

.....It says He has no regard for the desire of women. This meansthat he is a homosexual. 

.....He worships military might. Verse 38 mentions a “god of fortresses,” it is the only time this expression occurs in the Bible. His bloodthirsty character allows him to ruthlessly kill millions of people in his drive for world domination, with no regard for the value of life.

......His power will come from Satan. This explains the “god unknown to his fathers” in verse 38. 

.....He will deceive the world with the help of Satan who will empower him to work miracles that will astound millions.

.....He will conquer many nations.

.....He will richly reward those who follow him...... For a short period of time he will appear to be the savior the world has yearned for. But the “Man of Peace” will soon reveal his true evil of his character.

Let me say it.... I believe he’s alive right now, waiting in the wings....

I’ve got to tell you, I enjoy nothing more than reading about the overthrow of this man of evil, murder, and violence..... I love it more than a good cup of Café con leche, or well made flan....                                                                                                                                             Revelation 19:11-16 I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse whose rider is called Faithful and True. With justice He judges and makes war. His eyes are like blazing fire, and on his head are many crowns. He has a name written that no one knows, but Himself. He is dressed in a robe dipped in blood and His name is "The Word Of God".

The armies of heaven were following him, riding on white horses 

and dressed in fine linen, white and clean. Out of His mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations. "He will rule them with an iron scepter."  He treads the winepress of the fury of the wrath of the Almighty. On His robe and thigh, He has a name written, "King of Kings and Lord of Lords".

Ponder the scene for a moment. Millions of soldiers are moving toward the Middle East, armed with the very latest high-tech weaponry. They have more than enough firepower to destroy the earth several times over. And they fully intend to use their arsenals on each other. But at the last second something happens. Perhaps there is a sign in the sky that catches the attention of the combatants. Suddenly the armies of unregenerate men cease fighting each other and join together in a final assault on the Lord Jesus Christ.

As the Lord begins descending from heaven, the order is given to fire away. Rockets, missiles, atomic warheads, laser beams and particle beams all fly straight toward the figure on the white horseand the army that is with him. But before they can reach their mark, the Lord Jesus Christ along with the army that includes you and me, neutralize all of it, and strike down that vast army with the sword that comes out of our mouth, which is the word of God. All the missiles and warheads will be useless against our glorified bodies.                                                                     Scripture says we will be as the angels.... I’ve seen them and they are 8 to 12 feet tall! You are going to be something to deal with! I’ve always wanted to be taller......Why do we worry and fret over battles that are already won, before they begin...

And this battle is over before it starts. Men and demons, run for cover but there is nowhere to hide. The great day of judgment has come and no one can escape. 

I meet Christians all the time who say, “Oh, I don’t want to miss the rapture.” If you’re born again, you’ll be raptured. If Jesus is active and moving and working on the inside of you, you’ll be raptured. 

Scripture says “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved”. It’s that simple; if you’re born again, you’ll get raptured.                                                    Now you might get raptured and then say, “I wish I had served the Lord more and been more committed to Christ.” Because, as the Bible says, “If anyone’s work is burned, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.” All your works, that are like wood, hay and stubble, will be burned up, but you’ll be saved. We use the expression “by the skin of your teeth,” but you’ll be saved. 

The old song says, “It will be worth it all when we see Jesus,” Is so true. Yes, you’ll struggle, you’ll get tired, weary, and exhausted. You’ll have to delay gratification; you’ll have to pass on other things in order to put God first... but it will be worth it all....

Now, we want to Look at what the bible says about the rewards we’ll receive when Jesus passes out our trophies and crowns...

Matthew 5:12 “Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you”.

There’s a reward for enduring persecution and not letting it make you bitter, or resentful, or unforgiving....

Matthew 6:4 “Let your giving be in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly”.

There’s a reward for being faithful in tithe and offerings, God is looking to see that we put Him first and honor Him with all of our substance.

“Matthew 16:27 “For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done”. 

The Lord will reward us for all we have done in serving and ministering unto others. As we help others in their time of need in giving to the poor, in acts of charity and benevolence. Jesus said just a cup of water given in His name will be rewarded.. What have we done with God’s word. Are we people of obedience unto the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:10 “For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil”.

Have we used our strength, our minds, our talents and abilities, to serve the Lord, or only served ourselves....

Matthew 6:19-21 “Lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also”.

I hate to tell some folks, but we’re going to be rewarded concerning our motives in what we do. Hypocrites will not do so well here.... If we give begrudgingly, we lose our reward. If we grumble and complain all the way to the offering plate, we lose our reward. If we are stingy, we lose the reward for what we did give. The cheerful heart, and liberal spirit, will be rewarded on that day.... 

James 1:12 ”Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him”. 

Jesus talked about those who are tossed about, who are undependable, who are unstable, double minded, and inconsistent. When you can’t be trusted, and you can’t be counted on, you lose your reward.                           Say what you mean and mean what you say. Do what you say when you say what you will do. When folks constantly promise and don’t keep their word, it shows a deficiency in their character. Let your word be with integrity and your promises be solid gold! Jesus is going to reward each one for that. 

Matthew 21:28 Jesus said “But what do you think? There was a man who had two sons. He went to the first one and said, ‘Son, go and work today in the vineyard.’ 29 ‘I will not,’ he replied. But later he changed his mind and went. 30 Then the man went to the second son and told him the same thing. ‘I will go, sir,’ he said. But he did not go. 31 So, which of the two did the will of his father?”

Jesus is actually saying that those who don’t keep their word have stepped out of the will of God and receive no reward because they didn’t show up.....

Matthew 5:35 Jesus said....”Just say a simple, ‘Yes, I will,’ or ‘No, I won’t.’ Anything beyond this is from the evil one”. What the Lord is saying is that it gets easier and easier to not keep your word the more you do it....

Here's the last one..... - Matthew 25:21 “His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.”

This is about contentment.... When we are not content, the real issue is that we don’t really trust God. Be the best where you are.... Do the best you can at what you’re doing. Scripture says, “Whatsoever you do, do it as if you were doing it unto the Lord.”....If we did everything as if we were ministering unto the Lord, how would it change things...

Wouldn’t it be better to say, “I lived for Christ. I served Christ. I followed Christ”? Then on that day, you will have works of “gold, silver, precious stones” for all eternity, instead of wood hay or stubble that didn’t make it through. Let’s look at that Scripture.....

1 Corinthians 3:10 “By the grace God has given me, I laid a foundation as a wise builder, and someone else is building on it. But each one should build with care. 11 For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. 12 If anyone builds on this foundation using gold, silver, costly stones, wood, hay or straw, 

13 their work will be shown for what it is, because the Day will bring it to light. It will be revealed with fire, and the fire will test the quality of each person’s work. 14 If what has been built survives, the builder will receive a reward. 15 If it is burned up, the builder will suffer loss but yet will be saved—even though only as one escaping through the flames”.

Gold, Silver, and precious stones, are symbols of God’s Spirit, God’s word, the blood of Christ, lifting up the cross, time spent in His presence, it worship, praise, and thanksgiving, A grateful and thankful spirit, and love of God and one another....

Wood, hay and stubble are performance based Christianity. They do it to be seen of men, but when no one is around, they are someone else.    Paul says that it is about, when we are saved, and have God’s foundation, but we only build for ourselves.                                                            These are ego centered and not God centered. Man looks on the outward appearance, but God looks on the heart.                                                                   The hay, wood, and stubble crowd say they are Christians, (which means followers of Christ), but when they walk out of the church, they leave Jesus in the church building and do their own thing all week... 

I want to hear Him say “well done, good and faithful servant, you’ve been faithful over a few things, great shall be your reward.  

Now, I know that we started out with the Anti-Christ, but by this point in the message... He’s not even a memory...The Millennium has now come and is gone.....

Let me tell you what waits for those who will inhabit the new heaven and new earth following the millennium..... 

Since Adam and Eve’s fall in the garden of Eden, a great division came between heaven and earth, which separates God and man. Heaven is “above” and earth is “beneath”....

But Ephesians 1:10 tells us that, in “the fullness of the times,” God will “gather together in one all things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth—in Him.” 

All things will unite under Christ’s headship in the new heaven and new earth. The separation between heaven and earth will be no more, and it will truly be the days of heaven on earth.

God’s original intention, when He built the garden of Eden, was that it be “days of heaven on earth”... Eden was a prototype of what the world should be without Satan.

There will be a literal fulfillment of the prayer Jesus taught us to pray, whenever we pray... 

in Matthew 6:10 “Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven” 

We will not spend eternity in heaven following the millennium, because heaven will have come to earth!! Any beauty we experience here, will be far surpassed there. We will have laughter without tears, life without death, singing without the minor chords of mourning, contentment without crying, and pleasure without pain.                                                              We will spend each day in the presence of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The mystery of the trinity, Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit will be cleared up, for we shall behold Him, and that which is in part shall be done away with, when that which is perfect is come.                                               The crown jewel of God’s restored creation will be a glorious, brilliant, and sparkling city; God’s Word calls it “New Jerusalem,” coming down from God and locating above where present dayJerusalem now is. It will be headquarters for all the saints who will come and go as needed. 

Revelation 21: 10 “And he carried me away in the Spirit to a mountain great and high, and showed me the Holy City, Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God. 11 It shone with the glory of God, and its brilliance was like that of a very precious jewel, like a jasper, clear as crystal. 12 It had a great, high wall with twelve gates, and with twelve angels at the gates. On the gates were written the names of the twelve tribes of Israel. 

13 There were three gates on the east, three on the north, three on the south and three on the west. 14 The wall of the city had twelve foundations, and on them were the names of the twelve apostles of the Lamb. 15 The angel who talked with me had a measuring rod of gold to measure the city, its gates and its walls. 16 The city was laid out like a square, as long as it was wide. He measured the city with the rod and found it to be 12,000 stadia in length, (1400 miles) and as wide and high as it is long. 

(It will have a total area of roughly 3.37 billion cubic miles) 17 The angel measured the wall using human measurement, and it was 144 cubits thick (216 feet). 18 The wall was made of jasper, and the city of pure gold, as pure as glass. 19 The foundations of the city walls were decorated with every kind of precious stone. (The city was in levels about 1 mile high each) The first foundation was jasper, the second sapphire, 

the third agate, the fourth emerald, 20 the fifth onyx, the sixth ruby, the seventh chrysolite, the eighth beryl, the ninth topaz, the tenth turquoise, the eleventh jacinth, and the twelfth amethyst. 21 The twelve gates were twelve pearls, each gate made of a single pearl. The great street of the city was of gold, as pure as transparent glass”.

Think about something as we read about this incredible structure...      The earth's total land surface area is about 197 million square miles. The eternal city will have many times more living area than this, or 3.37 billion cubic miles! It will be the center of both the physical and spiritual universes...

After all things are made new, God will live among those he created. All those difficult experiences so familiar to humans, such as crying, death, sorrow and pain, will be gone and never return. Jesus then makes an incredibly important but often overlooked statement.

Revelation 21:6 “IT IS DONE I am Alpha and Omega, the Beginning and the End” 

This is the last Biblical declaration proclaiming something hasbeen completed or been accomplished. At this point in history, all prophecy has been fulfilled and all of the Lord's promises have been fully kept. God's great plan of salvation has now been successfully accomplished!

Revelation 21 also marks another important milestone. God's law was meant to act like a tutor who would help instruct us in holiness and godly living. It was written down, studied, explained to others and so on, all with the goal to imbed it into our character, to unveil clearly to all the glorified saints, the deeper mysteries of the incomprehensible plan of God for the ages to come. After all, we are the ones who will now carry it forth into the new heavens where God’s righteousness fills all in all...

And now, finally, 1 Corinthians 13:12 tells us, “For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known”.

But don’t wait, get all you can now, be filled with the spirit, filled with the word, filled with the fruit of the Spirit, and work the works of Him who has called you, while it is day, for the night is coming upon this world... Be the light, for all who grope in darkness, be joy to the downcast, hope to the hopeless, encouragement to the discouraged, healing to the wounded and afflicted, a friend to the friendless, and most important, one who carries Jesus to the world!

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Tuesday, November 07 2023

Newsweek magazine reported on a poll conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates, that when Americans of all religions and those having no religion were asked, “Do you believe that the world will end, as the Bible predicts, in a battle between Jesus and the Antichrist?” 40% answered Yes and 42% said No. Of those who answered Yes, the following question was asked, “Do you believe the Antichrist is on Earth now?”  47% answered yes, and 31% answered No 31%, 22% said they Don’t know.

*........Let me tell you why I believe the world is ready for the Anti-Christ right now, today... Here are some clear signs of the Spirit of the AntiChrist already working and preparing for the lawless one’s coming.....

Instead of repenting and changing our ways, we change how we identify sin...

Instead of Pedophilia, we call it “Minor attracted people”... Instead of sexual exploitation or Pornography, we call it “art, or adult entertainment” .... Instead of sex clubs, and wife swapping, we call it “broadening your thinking”.... Instead of adultery, we call it “Open marriage”..... Instead of gender mutilation, we call it “Gender transitioning”...... Instead of fornication, we call it “Intimacy”.....Instead of calling it lust, we call it “love”.... Instead of calling it good and evil, we call it “phobias, prejudice, judgmentalism, or hate speech”.... Instead of calling it baby killing and murder, we call it “abortion, or a woman’s right to choose”.....Instead of calling it drug addiction, or alcoholism, we call it “sickness or a dependent personality”.....Just change how you say it and all the sin goes away and everyone is nice and good again, and we’re all going to heaven anyway, so who needs Jesus!!! God help us if that’s heaven, because it would just be more of what we already have here!! 

*.........Throughout history many names have been suggested as candidates for the Anti-Christ. You will find thousands of sites representing all possible points of view, some biblical, some anti-biblical, some satirical, and many that are just plain weird.

Here are a few people who have been nominated...... Roman Emperor Nero, The Pope, Napoleon, Mussolini, Adolph Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Mikhail Gorbachev, Saddam Hussein, Joe Biden, Bill Gates (Think about that the next time your computer crashes.) and hundreds more.....                         The only thing we know for sure is that every guess so far as has been wrong. 

By definition we can’t know in advance who the Antichrist will be because he will not appear to be an evil person at first. It’s not as if he’s going to run for office with the slogan, “I’m the Antichrist. Vote for me.”  

*.......Our number one task is to get well acquainted with the real, author of the bible, who has described what is coming. And that is the one and only Jesus Christ, and have an intimate relationship with Him. We are to study His word so we will not be caught unprepared and then we will recognize the counterfeits when they show up!                                                             Billy Graham made the statement that Government agents don’t spot counterfeit money by studying every counterfeit bill that has ever been printed.... But they become well acquainted with the genuine bills, and then they are easily able to recognize the counterfeit.

*........666, the number of the anti-christ, says a lot about him.... You see, in biblical numerology, 7 is always connected to God as perfection, wholeness, and completeness. Genesis tells us that on the 7th day, God rested, His work was perfect, complete, and whole. The tribulation is 7 years, meaning that it is designed by God to complete, perfect, and and fulfill the justice process of God in this time of earth’s history. 

By identifying antichrist as 666, God is declaring that this man can never be God, even though he makes that claim. If he could be God, he would be 777, not 666. He’s furious because he knows he will always fall short of wholeness, completeness and perfection. He will always be a counterfeit, a fake and a fraud!!! He’s furious at every Christian, because we have been joined to 7 in Christ. He has moved each believer, from 6, (Imperfect, unwhole, and incomplete) into 7 (perfect, whole, and complete) 

Man was created on the 6th day, and with all his knowledge, science, technology, politics, and grab for power, he will always fall short in all his attempts to kick God out. If he could, then air, and light and life itself would cease to exist. Only in Christ can mankind find what he is really searching for.

Antichrist is a created being and only borrows what the creator has created. He has nothing that is original, and he knows that he falls short, and is incomplete, unwhole, and imperfect....

THAT’S WHAT HIS NUMBER SHOUTS if anyone would pay attention!!!

*........Last week we talked about the battle of Gog and Magog, and the 4 kings who would gather the armies that will surround Jerusalem. Those armies would then be destroyed by Divine intervention... You are probably wondering when this battle will happen...

*........Let’s quickly look at a simple time line... Where we are in the blue line, the ark of the covenant will be found and it will be announced that the temple will be rebuilt. The rapture will take place, then the battle of Gog and Magog will take place. I believe it will take place just after the rapture, when the antichrist will seize it as an opportunity to make peace and elevate himself to prominence on the world stage. *........Daniel 11:36-39 “The king (anti-christ) will do as he pleases. He will exalt and magnify himself above every god and will say unheard-of things against the God of gods. He will be successful until the time of wrath is completed, for what has been determined must take place”.

Then comes the 7 year tribulation period, when the Anti-Christ will have power on earth to deceive mankind. . After he has secured his position, he will reveal who he really is.... Even the tribulation is a 7, when God accomplish His perfect justice in the earth at the end of the earth age.

At the end of that 7, God will say, “Enough” and close it down, and personally, come and take over the government of the planet for 1000 years.   

Those who have been raptured will be enjoying the marriage supper of the lamb, and then receive our rewards at the judgment seat of Christ. It is called the judgment seat, because as the story of the talents in the bible relates to us, those who have been faithful receive more, those who have buried their gifts, talents, and abilities and not given God glory through them, or acknowledged that He is the giver, will lose their reward. Scripture says they will suffer loss as their “hay, wood and stubble is burned up in the fire, while those who have given their best, their most valued time and effort, it shall pass through the fire as silver and gold, which is only made more valuable by the flame. All who arrive in heaven will enjoy some supernatural vacation time enjoying our glorified bodies, in the presence of Jesus, and getting our new assignments. 

At the end of the 7 year tribulation, the battle of Armageddon will usher in the second coming of Christ who returns to the earth with all the saints to defeat the anti-Christ and his armies and usher in the millennial reign of Christ on the earth. 

You can see also, that the final battle will come after the Millennial (thousand year reign of Christ) on the earth which will be followed by the final judgment, when Hell, Satan, the anti-Christ and all his hosts, will be cast into the lake of fire. 

At this point God will renovate the earth and the firmament, and we will inhabit the New Heaven and earth.... here, it is translated “Cosmos”, so it involves far more than the firmament around the earth, or our solar system....And we shall rule and reign (the cosmos), with Christ, throughout eternity.....

Isaiah 14:15 But you (satan), will be brought down to Sheol,(Hell) to the lowest depths of the Pit. 16 Those who see you will stare in disbelief,   they will ponder your fate: “Is this the onewho shook the earth and made the kingdoms tremble, 17 who turned the world into a desert and destroyed its cities, who refused to let the captives return to their homes?”…

What a moment, when we see the one behind all our trials, attacks, battles, and deceptions as he really is.... All lies! His entire kingdom built on lies, His power taken by fraud, a trespasser, and a master of smoke and mirrors. 

In 1849 a wagon train was traveling through Death Valley to follow the gold rush into California. As this particular wagon train struggled through Death Valley, the hottest place in California. Hot and thirsty, they looked ahead and saw a lake off in the distance. They began to cheer and quicken their pace to get to the refreshing water, But it was just a mirage created by the intense heat, and the harder their pressed on to make it to the water, the more frustrated they became.

Likewise, Satan is a master illusionist, who makes those who are vulnerable, believe something that isn’t true.

God put this scripture in Isaiah, so that we don’t have to wait to see what the spirit of evil, and wickedness really looks like, behind all the illusion, but we can see it now and operate against him in the power of Christ as His anointed.

Listen to what the bible says....

James 4:7 “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you”.

Our first and greatest defense against the schemes of the devil is to live in a right relationship with God. “Submit to God” (v. 7). This means to “put yourself under God’s authority.”

Pride makes us vulnerable to Satan’s attacks. Pride was the devil’s downfall, and he wants us to be prideful. It is one of his chief weapons in his warfare against us. “Pride comes before destruction, and an arrogant spirit before a fall” (Prov. 16:18).

Jesus was able to use God’s Word because He knew God’s Word. If we do not know the Word, we cannot use the Word. Satan knows if we have the word of God in our hearts. A sword can deflect an enemy’s attack only if we are able to handle it skillfully and precisely; otherwise, we are left vulnerable to Satan’s deception.

Be Constantly on Guard

Be Ruled by the Word

Be Filled With the Spirit

Be Humble before God

Be A Person of Prayer

Father, in the Name of Jesus, thank you for opening supernatural doors in our lives today. Thank you for a double portion of your Spirit as we take back everything that the devil has stolen: Emotional Health, Physical Health, Finances, Relationships, Children, Jobs, Homes and Marriages. We cancel every plot, plan and scheme the enemy has devised against us in the MATCHLESS NAME OF JESUS. We declare that  NO WEAPON FORMED AGAINST US WILL PROSPER. I speak LIFE into every dead situation. And, I thank you that nothing is over until YOU say it's over!                                                                                                                      Where there is pain, give Your peace and mercy. Where there is self doubting, release a renewed confidence in Your Divine ability.                                                                                                                  Where there is weariness or exhaustion, I ask You to give understanding, patience and strength as we submit to You. Where there is spiritual stagnation, I ask for renewal and greater intimacy with You. Where there is fear, reveal Your love, and release inspired, bold, fearless courage. Where there is an issue that is blocking the way, reveal it, and break its hold. Father in the Name of Jesus, I proclaim that this is a season of intense physical, emotional, mental, and Spiritual favor from the Lord.                                                                                                                A place of joy and laughter, a place of strength and refreshing, a place of Your glorious presence invading every aspect of our lives. Thank you for the fresh scent of miracles in the air, for the sound of revival, and the fragrance of a powerful new anointing. To God be all the Glory, for great things He has done, is now doing, and will continue faithfully to do. In Jesus mighty name, Amen

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Saturday, November 04 2023

Ezekiel 38:2 “Son of man, set your face against Gog, of the land of Magog, the prince of Rosh, Meshech, and Tubal, and prophesy against him…” Gog is a man….. right now that man is VlatemarPutin, Magog is the land of Russia,


The King of the North is Russia, The King of the South is the Arab, Islamic forces, The King of the West is America and Europe, who will be lead by the anti-Christ, who will force every person to receive his mark in their right hand or their forehead, those who will not, can notbuy or sell, and will ultimately be decapitated, The King of the East is China, who alone is able to put together a 2 million count army according to scripture….                                                                     These are the four kings playing the final game of thrones and may I add, they are demonically empowered and directed….

They all want ultimate power, to control and rule the world, and without Jesus Christ in peoples lives, these kings will deceive and fool the nations. 

In Genesis 10:2 Magog is one of the sons of Japath, these sons migrated from Asia Minor, to the North, to the area of Russia. Gog is a descendent of Esau. Jacob and Esau have had an on-going quarrel which has lasted for generations. The crises in the middle east, which we are seeing right now, is a family feud that was never really settled.                                                                                                 Haman, the general under the king of Persia, was responsible for the first Jewish holocaust, in the land of Persia, which is modern day Iran. Mordecai, discovered the plot and Queen Esther, his adopted daughter, was used of God to thwart the plan Haman had, to terminate the Jews.  

Historians found that Hitler’s grandfather was Jewish, Hitler was a descendant of Esau… Jewish scholars have found that all four kings are descendants of Esau….Their objective is to destroy the Jewish people and cleanse the land of them.                                                                                                                                    God said in Malachi 2-3 “Jacob I have loved but Esau I have hated.” That’s a strong statement…. God looked through the window of time and saw the river of blood which would happen to the Jewish people through Esau’s descendants. 

The king of the north is a descendant of Esau, described by Ezekiel as the “Chief Prince”…. Of Rosh which again, is the present day Russia.                                             Putin, is presently joining up with China and Iran to increase His power, in order to dominate the world. Ezekiel 38: 5-6 lists the 5 major nation armies in the end time invasion of Israel. Persia is mentioned, which almost brought about the first holocaust, against the Jews. But Haman and his sons hung on the very gallows he built for the Jews.                                                                                                 There is a principal here… The way you treat the Jewish people, God will treat you as a nation. God said, Genesis 12: “I will bless those who bless you and curse those who curse you; and all the families of the earth will be blessed through you.” It was true then, and it’s true now, and it will be true forever…..

Ezekiel mentions other nations which are less prominent in the forces that will advance on Israel…..There’s Ethiopia, and the Islamic, and Arab nations. Then there’s Lybia, Gomer and his bands…. Gomer and his bands include the Germans, followed by the French and the British. Ezekiel also mentions the armies of Beth-togarmah from the distant north, which is modern day Turkey…  

This demonic anti- semitic spirit hates the Jews because they wrote the book which we call “The word of God”… the Bible. Every scripture was originally written by the anointed hand of a Jewish scribe. Jesus Christ, the son of God, was a Jewish rabbi, He’s coming back as a Jewish rabbi, wearing a glorious prayer shawl.

Those nations and kings who are making alliances right now and who will soon fill the valley of Megiddo, which is 25 miles long and 10 miles wide, with the destruction of Israel on their minds, are also the descendants of Ishmael, the son Abraham produced through Hagar, his wife’s hand maid…. (man they did some weird stuff in the Old Testament) Hagar and her son, were cast out, and that resentment has lasted for thousands of years. (Man, a little forgiveness would go a long way here and change history)

In Ezekiel 38:7 God says “you, Gog (or Russia) shall command them”. You will lead these anti- semitic army nations, “And My fury is going to come up in my face.” Believe me, you want to be in on the love of God, and never in on the fury of God…. This will be a one day war…. We might say it is when Gog meets God!!!   There is nothing that matches the beauty of heaven or the horror of Hell, forever cut off from God. Our loving God is also a God who loves justice.

God is saying here, when you go to destroy my covenant land and my covenant people, NOW YOU’VE TAKEN THE FIGHT TO ME! Ezekiel 39:2 tells us that when that wrath is released, God eliminates 5 out of every 6 people in those armies…. Every person will have a choice, but there is a point of no return, where mercy and grace, give way to sowing and reaping… and we are allowed to reap the very seed we have sown….


Psalm 2:1-3 “Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the Lord and against his anointed One, saying, 3 “Let us break their chains and throw off their shackles.”

That’s where we are living right now, friends…. They can kill theirbabies if they want to, it’s their bodies, they shout….. they can throw the word of God out of public schools, but put anything and everything else in, and allow cross dressers, and satan worshipers in for show and tell…. They can throw out morality and decency, and teach our children that pronouns like “he” and “she” violate people’s rights…..They want to get rid of boundaries, and laws and let people just do what is right in their own sight…

Those words are the final statement of the book of Judges 21:25 “In those days Israel had no king, and all the people did whatever seemed right in their own eyes”.


Ezekiel 38:21 tells us that there will be multitudes who perish by “friendly fire”….as those armies gather “And every man’s sword shall be turned against his brother.”                                                                                                                       With 5 armies, speaking 5 languages, they’re going to turn on one another in all the confusion. Then God let’s them know that it is He that they are fighting and He says, “ I will rain down upon the enemies of Israel, great hailstones, fire and brimstone.”

As one fellow said…”Our arms are too short to box with God.”

When the Anti-Christ comes, the church will be gone and there will be a global panic, and economic crash…. Let me settle for you once and for all, when the rapture is going to take place….

2 Thessalonians 2:7-9 “For the mystery of lawlessness is already at work; only He who now restrains (holds it back) will do so until He (the Christians) are taken out of the way (the rapture).  And then the lawless one (the anti-Christ) will be revealed, whom the Lord will then consume with the breath of His mouth and destroy with the brightness of His coming.  The coming of the lawless one is according to the working of Satan, with all power, signs, and lying wonders…”

So the church is preventing the Anti-Christ from making his appearance. He can’t have power until we are gone. The Holy Spirit will still be here, because many will be saved during the tribulation. A great revival will take place. If folks can’t stand up for the Lord now, how will they do it, when it will cost them their life, to stand up and be counted. 

Just an insert here…. When you hear that they have discovered the ark of the covenant, start doing rapture drills….. Because they can’t build the temple without the ark. The temple was built to house the ark, where God’s glory and presence rested, that’s it’s only purpose. With no ark, there’s no purpose for the temple. The church should be the house of His presence, without that, it has no purpose…… So, things will happen fast when the ark is discovered. The anti-Christ is going to help make the temple happen, to gain favor with the jews, and also to fulfill the Muslem prophecy of the Mahadi… The Muslims have a prophecy that the one who will lead them in ruling the world, will sit in the Jewish temple and announce that he is God, so there must be a temple….

The anti-Christ will make a 7 year peace compact, and all will be deceived, that he was able to do this. During that time the temple will be rebuilt, and they will accept him as Messiah, Israel will be caught off guard by this period of peace, and the temple they build will be the Anti-Christ temple, because when it is finished, he will march into the Holy of Holies, offer an unclean pig on the altar, and declare that he is God. He will break the peace treaty, and at that point his evil face will be revealed for what it is, Satanic. 

It is at that time, that the Four Kings will descend on Israel, with all their bands, and the 3rd temple will be destroyed and will not be rebuilt until the millennial reign of Christ. Along with their anti-semitism, these nations want the gas and oil which is abundant in Israel. There are 20 million Muslems living in Russia today. Putin is going to use their hatred of Israel to take what he wants from the Jews.

Already we see China making gestures to Russia, because they want Tiawan and Russia wants the Ukraine, so it’s a mutually beneficial alliance. The Arabs have nuclear capability, so that benefits them all….

But God is in heaven, provoking it all, saying “come into my trap”…“Come on”… but as soon as you touch the soil of My covenant land, You’re finished!!!

So, how did Russia, so far North, become an anti-semitic nation? 

Rafael Isenberg researched this, and he wrote, “The kingdom of evil and apostacy is none other than communist Russia, who are descendants of the Roman Empire, who are predicted to cover the entire world before Messiah comes. The original Roman empire separated into two branches, and the daughter of the Roman Emperor, married the Russian Emperor. Remember that Rome destroyed the temple, and crucified the son of God. So there’s a lot of hatred there. That marriage, brought the evil seed of anti-semitism to Russia”. 

                                                                                                                                              The four kings, Russia, the Arab nations, the European Union, and China have two things in common…. They want to dominate the world, and they hate the Jews. Egypt tried to destroy the Jewish people, and the first born of every family died who did not have the blood of the lamb on the door. The cattle were dead in a week, locust ate the crops, God drowned the armies and Pharaoh and turned them into fish food. The Babylonians tried to snuff out the Jews, where are they? The Persians are gone, the Greeks are gone, the Romans are gone, where are those goose stepping Nazis that followed the living devil, Adolf Hitler… they’re gone!!

But you will find Jewish people walking through the museums where they have the memories and artifacts of those nations on display!

Daniel 12:4 “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, and knowledge shall be increased”.  

We’re there….at the time of the end… Knowledge has increased so rapidly that what you learn now may be replaced next week…. Until 1900, for 100’s of years people rode horses and horse drawn wagons. Then came cars and planes and super sonic jets….Folks used to die in the same community they were born in…. now, families are spread all over the globe….Communication has advanced from tell a woman, to television, to global internet and wi-fi… People running to and fro is what the prophet said…. We’re at the time Daniel talked about, at the end.

Listen to Matthew 24:30 “And then at last the signal (the trumpet) of my coming will appear in the heavens, and there will be deep mourning (from the unprepared) all around the earth. And the nations of the world will see me arrive in the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory. v31 And I shall send forth my angels with the sound of a mighty trumpet blast, and they shall gather my chosen ones from the farthest ends of the earth and heaven”.                    

The next thing we’re going to hear is the Trump of God….I hope you’ve got your rapture wings on…. Cause the dead in Christ will rise first then we which are alive will be caught up together with them, and so shall we forever be with the Lord!!

Get prayed up, look up, pack up, cause we’re going up! When you see these things coming to pass, and they are, look up for your redemption draws nigh!

How many in this room would say, ‘Pastor I have people in my family, that I’m not sure they’re ready for that trumpet to sound”…. I don’t want to have them go through all that’s going to happen following the rapture…

The old song said, “Wait a little longer, please Jesus. There are so many wandering out in sin. Just a little longer please Jesus a few more days to get our loved ones in.”

There are no guarantees, and it could happen any hour….But it will happen.. Don’t take that chance, don’t gamble with their eternal soul, separated from you and God forever. Whatever it takes, let’s believe together for a salvation miracle. It is a miracle, you know, every time a sinner comes home to Jesus….  

Closing prayer, for families and family members…..

O Lord Jesus, we desire nothing greater than to see Your Glory revealed and that folks would come to know You better and for some, that they might know You for the first time. Open hearts that are still closed against you, and open their understanding that in knowing Your plan for them, lives would changed and spirits would be made open.                                                                                                                                                                                                         Give me an understanding heart, that I may see the precious lives that you treasure all around me. Lord we cry out in behalf of the people, all around us, that their eyes may be open to Your truth so they might receive Your mercy and forgiveness. Help us, that as we walk in love, You would shine through us to dispel the darkness, so that all can run into Your transforming light.  Bring our loved ones, friends and neighbors into Your saving grace.

Holy Spirit, bring conviction unto righteousness, and draw those who are away from you to faith and to repentance. 

Lord Jesus, as we lay aside all the weights that might hinder and distract us, may we join your multitude of harvesters in this end time harvest, as we look for Your appearing. Continue to move upon our hearts to mold and shape us more and more for Your honor and glory we ask.

For it is all in Jesus’ name, Amen.

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