The Daily Round-Up 11-12-2015

GENESIS 6:

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4724327,00.html

Prehistoric ‘Stonehenge’ monument in Golan Heights fuels mystery

One of the most mysterious structures in the Middle East went unnoticed for centuries in a field in northern Israel.

There is no mystery about it if you know your Bible or even your history like Josephus.  This sure doesn’t fit in with the Darwinist narrative, does it, so let’s either ignore it or throw the alien canard at it again!

SKY WATCHING:  

http://www.engadget.com/2015/11/12/giant-magellan-telescope-begins-construction/

Construction has begun on the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile

I love astronomy but I really do have to wonder what’s behind this push and then I think about all this alien talk from everyone from the Vatican on down and I think about great delusions mentioned in 2 Thessalonians and I wonder no more. The give away here is who is behind it and how much money is involved. Doesn’t Chile have many other more important things they need to spend money on before they spend it on something like this?  That question could go to a number of countries starting with the USA and our 60 year old rotting infrastructure but I digress.

BIG BROTHER:

http://www.zdnet.com/article/nsa-whistleblower-no-software-is-safe-from-surveillance/

NSA whistleblower: No software is ‘safe from surveillance’

A former NSA official said the agency has “more resources” for surveillance than the average user can ever hope to defend against.

No question about it.  But it’s all for our safety against “evil doer terrorists.”   Right.

RUSSIA VS ISIS

http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Islamic-State-video-threatens-attacks-inside-Russia-very-soon-432827?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

ISIS continues to make overt threats against Russia.   At this point I have to admit I’m mildly perplexed that the Russians have been seemingly dragging their feet on this downed airline incident.  We all know that thing didn’t go down for technical issues the day it happened.

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/11/12/bomb-may-have-been-planted-near-russian-jet-fuel-line-counterterror-source-says/?intcmp=hpbt2

Intel on ‘two-hour timer’ uncovered in Russian jet crash investigation

That has all kinds of ramifications to it. Why two hours? Where can you get to in two hours from point of that flight’s origin? Broadly speaking, perhaps it was a “mercy” that whatever the real plan for this was a botch because I suspect it was going to mean a lot more than the already near 300 person loss of life that sadly happened here.

I can only assume the Russians are deliberately dotting their is, crossing their ts, and acting all understated and at the right time…unlike the West and especially the United States…it’s going to be real force, shock and awe, and no way will Putin meander around for years on end with no end in sight.

MIDDLE EAST:

http://www.voanews.com/content/hezbollah-expands-military-presence-syrian-war/3052160.html
Here comes Hezbollah!  Everyone is jumping into the “Syrian War” as it’s being euphemistically called.  This is no surprise since Hebzollah are extension of Iran and Iran, Syria, and Russia have been making all Ezekiel 38 style nice-nice with each other.

POLITICS:

Bread and circuses. The most lackluster so called choices I’ve ever seen in my life.  That’s a sign of a country under judgement, folks. When you have no real leaders, no real statesmen, and your left with the likes of this and worse.   That letter in front of the name is meaningless.

DEPRAVED SOCIETY:

http://www.breitbart.com/london/2015/11/11/play-depicting-jesus-as-transgendered-says-its-what-the-lord-was-really-like/

Transgender Jesus… it’s always Jesus and the Christian worldview that gets singled out.  Hostile witness.

I dare them to have the guts to do this with Muhammad. They won’t because they know there would be a body count.  Let’s get real here.

PARTING SHOT:
Dunkin’  Donuts >  Starbucks.

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The Daily Roundup 10-28-15

At your leisure read Romans 1 with emphasis starting on verse 24 to the end of the chapter.

Let’s take a look at several recent stories:

BIG BROTHER TECH:

http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/28/9625636/rf-capture-mit-wifi-tracking-surveillance-technology

MIT researchers used Wi-Fi to recognize people through walls It can also distinguish you from other people

Nothing wrong with the technology. It’s all about how it’s used. What’s still classified? Happy thoughts.

CULTURE:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/28/business/sweeping-away-gender-specific-toys-and-labels.html?_r=1

Businesses sweeping away gender specific toys

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/paul-heroux/transgendered-rights–pub_b_8282114.html

Transgender Rights and Public Bathrooms

How do you determine a transgender bathroom? Is this even for real?  Unfortunately, yes it is.

How did society function for however many thousands of years just fine and all of a sudden in the last few years we can’t figure out if we are men or women?!

How and why did all this happen so fast? <- Talk about a loaded question! Think and pray on that. Ponder it very seriously.

When I was a young child I used to play with both my own toys and some of my sister’s all the time. I can assure you I never had a second thought or doubt whether or not I was a boy. I can assure you I find woman very attractive, always have, and always will.

My sister liked my Transformers. She never had a thought for a second that she was a boy like me. She finds men very attractive, always has, and always will.

All of a sudden now if this happens your kid is a transsexual or more and we have it all figured out when they are 3 years old! Right. Unbelievable.

When do people finally just snap from all the insanity?  Where is the outrage and blowback? What does it take? I continue to be increasingly, morbidly fascinated with just how much garbage people are willing to put up with.

Becoming a hermit becomes more attractive with each passing day.

WARNING CRUDE LANGUAGE: http://www.breitbart.com/london/2015/10/27/germaine-greer-lopping-off-your-dck-doesnt-make-you-a-woman

^^ Cuts to the chase.  When you get frustrated enough things get blunt.

We have lost our minds.  2+2=5.

Romans 1 is a checklist that’s fully filled out.  1 Timothy 4. We’re there. 2 Timothy 3. Checklist filled out.  It’s not a pretty picture. It’s certainly nothing you can build any kind of real future off of.

This isn’t Nineveh in Jonah. This is Nineveh in Nahum over the edge.

There isn’t a glimmer of repentance anywhere in the culture. We’re done and it isn’t just the United States. It’s the entire planet.

MIDDLE EAST AND ISRAEL:

https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/52225/75-year-old-vision-predicted-russias-role-syrian-conflict-final-war-gog-magog-jewish-world/

This isn’t Bible prophecy but I continue to take note how these Messianic expectations have exploded out there in very recent times. Take it for whatever it may be worth.

http://www.debka.com/newsupdate/13379/Turkey-takes-over-opposition-TV-stations-ahead-of-election

Turkey takes over opposition TV stations ahead of elections

Elections probably with ” “.

Watch Turkey closely. If you are a premillennial leaning Christian then you know Turkey is a player and somehow needs to end up on the same side as the rest of the Ezekiel 38 alliance players who are already in their right places now. Erdogan has been going increasingly militant and less “Western leaning” but it remains to be seen if he stays or something Arab Spring  like happens in Turkey to finish it.

The Bible gives us a fairly decent amount of the “what” of events but it doesn’t give us a lot of the “how” of events as in: How do we get from point A to point B so this is why we watch these things.

My personal opinion is that Turkey ultimately leaves NATO and shifts more hard Islamic and lines up with Syria, Iran (and Russia.)

TEMPLE MOUNT:

The fact that this is such a hot button issue now speaks volumes to me. A few years ago no one cared. This isn’t in 20-50 years my friends. It’s now.

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/israel-jordan-agree-to-install-surveillance-cameras-on-jerusalems-temple-mount/

Israel, Jordan Agree to Install Surveillance Cameras on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount

I am not going to read into anything too much but I find this concept revealing on several levels.

This specific development immediately brought two events in Bible prophecy yet to happen immediately to my mind:   Revelation 11 describes the events involving the Two Witnesses that whole world sees nonstop right on through to their deaths and resurrections. Take one guess where a lot of their activity will be if not all of it. They will be fixtures on the Temple Mount. If they showed up today we could start watching them just like that passage describes.

The same goes for Daniel 9 and Matthew 24 which describe how the AntiChrist will commit an Abomination of Desolation in the Temple. This Temple does not exist yet but it’s about to which is why this fervor about the Temple is important for us to watch.  This on site camera development also applies potentially to these events.   We now have a direct potential concept being established right now where people can watch the Temple Mount whenever they want, wherever they want, with little to no effort.

I’m not saying “this is it!”   I am simply saying we now have a direct, literal method that would be effective enough today and now to achieve maximum fulfillment.

USA FOREIGN POLICY:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34647193

Here is the continued haphazard and chaotic United States foreign policy. Back to sucking up to Iran even though they said publically a few ago they were done dealing with us. They have already violated this so-called deal we made, too.  No biggie, though.  How many red lines was that again?

Everyone knows we stand for nothing now and our word means nothing. It’s open season. The Russians certainly know it and that’s part of why they finally charged into the Middle East with abandon.

http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Report-Russia-strikes-Syrian-rebel-targets-near-Golan-Heights-for-first-time-43019

Like them or lump them: Russia has been getting a lot accomplished since they rolled in. They are large and in charge. They aren’t just attacking ISIS, either. With that in mind:

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/sec-carter-direct-u-s-action-ground-iraq-syria-n452131

So the USA is going to send ground troops back into Iraq…surprise! You knew it wasn’t over and it’s never going to be… and Syria.    Look over my previous blog entries and look at that Damascus footage. 300,000 dead and a capital city teetering on the edge of destruction like that with no end in sight?  Except the end is near for that place: Isaiah 17.

What’s bizarre about this is that the Russians have clearly been going against supposed USA interests with some of their attacks so this is a potential proxy war between the United States and Russia.  How did that work out for everyone the last time we all danced to that tune for several decades? Everyone is talking out of both sides of their mouths and their actions are saying something else.  It cannot end well.

Meanwhile we pulled out of the Persian Gulf and turn around and do this: http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/27/asia/us-china-south-china-sea/index.html

Are we going to play chicken with the Chinese in their own back yard? For what?  It makes us much sense as us interfering in Russia’s backyard with the Ukraine. That’s not our business.

All the Chinese they have to do is stick out their hand out and say “pay up, suckers” and down we go. They own a big chunk of our debt. Cut off the exports to Wal-Mart for a month or two and watch what happens to The Great Consumer. A shot never has to be fired.

Being in proxy wars with Russia and China are fruitless and profitless ventures by even the most forgiving of standards. There is no upside here.

It’s no wonder people are impressed with Putin and the Russians. At least with them what you see is what you get, it’s coherent, it’s logical, and it makes sense. If Putin tells you he’s going to do something, he does it. People may not like a lot of it but there is something to be said for the rest of that.

USA foreign policy makes zero sense to me.

In Ezekiel 38 that huge alliance moves in against Israel and this verse always make me chuckle:

13 Sheba, and Dedan, and the merchants of Tarshish, with all the young lions thereof, shall say unto thee, Art thou come to take a spoil? hast thou gathered thy company to take a prey? to carry away silver and gold, to take away cattle and goods, to take a great spoil?

…and nothing happens.  They whine and wring their wrists from the sidelines and that’s the last we see or hear from them. If that isn’t the West right now I don’t know what is.

CONCLUSION:

All of these things together really tell me that Satan knows his time is running short. Why else have we seen such an obvious ramp up in all of these things and more in just a few years? We turned some kind of corner recently.   The speed at which things are moving now have an outright sense of urgency to them like someone is trying to beat the clock.  Luke 21, Mark 13, Matthew 24 birth pangs increasing in intensity and frequency across the boards is my call.

“The only way out of this mess is up!” – L.A. Marzulli

Marzulli: Prophecy – Israel and the End Times

Prophecy – Israel and the End Times.

 

Ok, now I am back to first today. 😉

Amen to this post. I continue to consider it an outright miracle at this point when I wake up in the morning and it isn’t kiss kiss bang bang time over there. Really.

I don’t do date setting nor would I even attempt to flirt or tease it but simply going by deduction and law of attrition…I literally cannot see this situation holding out in the current status quo for much longer. 20 -50 more years on this smoking cinder block? I honestly can’t see it.

These folks want Israel gone NOW. An increasing number of at least orthodox Jews want that Temple rebuilt (along with other elements) and they’re ready to do it.

Something’s got to give. Soon.   That’s before we get back to Iran, Syria, Iraq and the rest of the hotbeds.

Pray for the Peace of Jersusalem and ALL that the prayer entails.

From L.A. Marzulli: Throw the Bums Out!

Throw the Bums Out!.

I really can’t even attempt to try and say it better than this. I’m one of those “cynical conspiracy theory” types that really doesn’t believe in the system or that our votes counts worth two hoots for more reasons than one although I certainly agree with and appreciate the sentiments behind what’s being stated here.

We’ll simply swap out the window dressing for some more globalists with Rs or Ds by their names. It’s that simple. Don’t believe me? Look past speeches and rhetoric and look at voting records. Just start from 9-11-01 and work your way forward and I would think that would be more than enough to at least trip off your sensors that something’s a little fishy if nothing else.

I’m ready for a monarchy under King Jesus. Enough of this nonsense.

Bearing false witness: Gossip, slander, deceit, backbiting, and talebearing

Exodus 20:16

16 Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbour.

This is Ninth of the Ten Commandments so obviously this is of high importance.

It is amazing to note how all of the items in that title all go hand in hand. They all feed off of one another. Ultimately they all stem off of “bearing false witness.”

The reason I’m going to bring this subject up is because I’ve noticed just how pervasive, prevalent, and harmful gossip can be even on the Internet amongst people who you have never met in person.  I have not been immune to have some of this wash up on my shores, either. Frankly if you are active in social media AT ALL you may as well resign yourself to the inevitability of this sort of thing happening to you at some point as well. It’s a contagion out there and especially on social media.

I’m going to run through a few Scriptures that address this subject and offer a few comments.

 

Proverbs 16:28  28 A froward man soweth strife and a whisperer separateth chief friends.

 

It is always bad news when someone tells you “some people said/wrote such and such.”  The immediate sinking feeling that occurs is very unpleasant because you know in that instant you have been wronged for absolutely nothing. It is a feeling of being the victim of injustice. No one likes that. It doesn’t take much to do needless harm with careless and suggestive questions or comments especially based on so little as type written words in the public domain. It’s amazing how overly active imaginations can make something out of absolutely nothing. Huge Internet wars have broken out on little more than what I have outlined here. We all of us need to take great care to not be those “some people” ourselves. It’s very easy to fall into that trap.

 

Leviticus 19:16

16 Thou shalt not go up and down as a talebearer among thy people: neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour; I am the Lord.

 

Pretty straight forward. Obviously God is not a big fan to say the least.

 

Proverbs 26:20-22:

20 Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out: so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.

21 As coals are to burning coals, and wood to fire; so is a contentious man to kindle strife.

22 The words of a talebearer are as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.

 

We have all seen that Proverbs 26 one haven’t we?  Admit it: At least once in our lives we have been the talebearer yes? Com on, admit it. You know you have. So have I. I am not proud of it and I pray that the Lord has and continues to work on me and mature me to keep me from falling into that easy trap. Why do we do it? Good entertainment value?  It can be but it comes at a high cost that we don’t typically think about in the moment. Does that above passage not summarize just about every Internet drama you’ve ever seen?  You simply cannot have a good Internet drama without the above talebearer concept stirring it up.

 

Jeremiah 9:4

Take ye heed every one of his neighbour, and trust ye not in any brother: for every brother will utterly supplant, and every neighbour will walk with slanders.

 

Wow. Sometimes it seems that bad doesn’t it? Like you can’t trust anyone? It is especially sad when it is like that amongst a body of Christians. How that must grieve the Lord.

It should go without saying that any Christian should exhibiting love as outlined in 1 Corinthians 13 and the fruits of the Spirit as outlined in Galatians 5:22-23. Unfortunately we Christians are still imperfect human beings. If false witnessing and any and all that goes with it is being exhibited from a professing Christian then they should be lovingly but firmly rebuked and chastised on the grounds of those two passages I just referenced and the Ninth Commandment itself.

 

John 13:35

35 By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.

 

This is a serious call to mind our public witness, fellow Christians, and I most certainly am talking to myself here as well.

 

Allow me to zoom the camera lense out a little bit to close out this entry:

 

Romans 1:28-32

28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;

29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

30 Backbiters, haters of God, despiteful, proud, boasters, inventors of evil things, disobedient to parents,

31 Without understanding, covenantbreakers, without natural affection, implacable, unmerciful:

32 Who knowing the judgment of God, that they which commit such things are worthy of death, not only do the same, but have pleasure in them that do them.

 

If this isn’t our society today to a tee then I don’t know what is.  The problem here is: We as Christians should not be exhibiting any of those qualities ourselves.

 

2 Corinthians 2:20

20 For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found unto you such as ye would not: lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, swellings, tumults:

 

 

This is Paul writing his second letter to the Church in Corinth.  I have personally witnessed a number of incidents in the last few months notably with one or two controversies involving professing Christians that sadly fit this to a tee. We could use a Paul right now with his butt kicking shoe on ready to go and as always I include myself in the lineup for said kicking.

 

Last but not least:

2 Timothy 3: 1-5

3 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come.

For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy,

Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good,

Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God;

Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.

 

If you combine this with Romans 1:28-32 I daresay it paints a complete and accurate picture of the time period we’re living in today. The good news is: That means we are in the general season of the Lord’s return and He can’t come back fast enough. Are you ready?  The way you get ready is you need to know that Jesus Christ died in your place for your sins. Jesus Christ died in the place of every person that has ever lived and will ever live.  All you have to do is accept that truth. Accept Him as your Lord and Savior today.