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Pastor’s Report - 26 Nov 2021
PreludeToTyranny

A Prelude to Tyranny

"...behold a fourth beast, dreadful and terrible, and strong exceedingly; and it had great iron teeth: it devoured and brake in pieces, and stamped the residue with the feet..." (Daniel 7:7)


Prelude: (Merriam-Webster): 1) "An introductory performance, action or event preceding and preparing for the principal or a more important matter. 2) a musical section or movement introducing the theme or chief subject or serving as an introduction to an opera or oratorio"

Of all the Israelitish countries – and certainly those who can be identified as Ephraim – Australia and New Zealand seem to have the bit between their teeth as to the draconian way they are enforcing the government mandates regarding vaccination. Note the following rant by Michael Gunner, the chief minister in the Northern Territory of Australia:

"If you are anti-mandate, you are absolutely anti-vaxx, I don't care what your personal vaccination status is. If you support, champion, give a green light, give comfort to, support anybody who argues against the vaccine, you are an anti-vaxxer – absolutely! Your personal vaccine status is utterly irrelevant. If you campaign against the mandate – if you campaign against people being vaccinated in vulnerable settings; teachers in classrooms, I'll be really clear, at that point in time people are actually supporting the idea of a teacher being unvaccinated in a remote community classroom, with kids who cannot be vaccinated. I rejected that, I still reject that, and if you are out there in any way, shape or form campaigning against this mandate you are absolutely anti-vaxx! If you say "pro persuasion" – stuff it! Shove it! We are absolutely going to make sure as many territories as possible are vaccinated. That is our best protection against this thing and if you look at the [unclear] that have come out since, there seems to be [unclear] double dose 80, in remote communities, 5 and up, I think you will see our vaccine mandate is absolutely crucial to protecting life, particularly aboriginal life and I will never back away from supporting vaccines, and anyone out there who comes for the mandate, you are anti-vaxx!" (https://www.abc.net.au)

In the above diatribe he is effectively saying that all who disagree with him – to the slightest degree – in the matter of vaccinations are to be counted as the enemy, and presumably persecuted accordingly. This blinkered mindset is very much a prelude to what is prophesied to be coming on this world during the Great Tribulation:

"Now the two-horned beast is merely a sort of enforcer. They enforce the mark. They compel obedience. And they don’t kill anyone. They… You’ll notice that they “are drunk with the blood of the saints.” But they didn’t kill them. They “caused them to be killed.” They just simply announced them “anathema from Christ,” and the government killed them; but they ruled the government." (Sermon - 1982-12-11 - Mark Of The Beast)

We find ourselves currently poised between the fourth and fifth of what Plato describes as the five regimes of government; ranging from Aristocracy, to Timocracy, Oligarchy, Democracy – and waiting now for the final phase – Tyranny. (wikipedia.org)

Recognising the Source:

As we approach this impending time of trouble – this time of tyranny and oppression – we in God's church are clearly warned of an event that the entire world is oblivious to: "Woe to the inhabitants of the earth and the sea! For the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, because he knows that he has a short time. " (Revelation 12:12 NKJV). As Mr Armstrong mentioned in a sermon given after the attempted coup against God's church in 1979:

"... And now finally… (Revelation 12:7) There was war in heaven. That’s about this time. I think that may have happened just recently – before the government of the State, the largest State in the United States, tried to attack this very Church, and tried to take it over; and they did not succeed..." (From Sardis to Laodicea - Sermon June 24, 1983)

Though Mr. Armstrong wasn't sure whether this event took place or not at that time, one thing is clear: it most certainly WILL have taken place some time BEFORE the Tribulation starts – with its impact then continuing right through the time of trouble until the return of Jesus Christ to remove Satan entirely from the scene. But the question is – are we recognising the current situation for what it really is ... the prelude for what is to come and more importantly, recognising the source, "for our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms" (Ephesians 6:12 NIV)

Learning from History:

God's end-time church members will more than likely find themselves witnessing some truly catastrophic incidents flowing from this unseen – yet very real – spirit-realm confrontation. The fact that Mr Armstrong equated the possible start of the satanic rampage with the attorney general takeover should make us sit up and take notice of what we too should be expecting – having an understanding of how Satan works in human beings, so we can be on our guard; "be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour" (I Peter 5:8).

Let us briefly therefore examine the attorney-general take-over as our initial example and note carefully one key point – how not only those outside the church were affected, but some inside also. Yes, the attorney general was swayed to pursue the case, as were his deputies and others with him, but the case itself first arose in the minds of disaffected ministers and members, who were influenced by emotionally-charged seditious thoughts, feelings and moods. And what did we witness during the apostasy? It came from the inside and from the top. And what are we seeing in the governments across the world right now re. the harsh mandates? It's coming from the inside and from the top. Governments are turning on their own people, to the extent of having the unvaccinated (for whatever cause) in a lockdown situation, and even building 'internment camps' to house those that refuse to go along with their vaccination programmes, which are now stretching to regular booster jabs. Peaceful protests and marches against the mandates have at times deteriorated into fist fights – or worse – with the police force brutally turning on their own citizens. Unable or unwilling to pay a fine for being part of a demo and you can have your bank account closed, possibly forcing you out of business.

Christ has warned us that such division and even hatred within families is sadly part of the end time scenario we are moving into, where "brother shall betray brother to death, and the father the son; and children shall rise up against their parents, and shall cause them to be put to death" (Mark 13:11) In the past, this could have seemed too far-fetched to be true, but in this 'prelude' we are living through, the whole issue of pro or anti-vaccination has split families right down the middle, as reported in the Washington Post this past week:

"With Thanksgiving approaching, infections high or on the rise in many parts of the country and the vaccines now widely available to children, family breaches over immunization status are reaching new levels of rancor and intensity." (https://www.washingtonpost.com)

The thing we all need to remain fully alert to is the satanic source of such actions – and how such divisive pressures seem destined to INCREASE dramatically as we approach the prophesied "times of great stress" ahead of us. (II Timothy 3:1-5)

Power of the Air:

If you are able to watch Michael Gunner via the link given, you'll notice the wild-eyed, aggressive and almost unrestrained emotion behind his outburst. Now, emotions as and of themselves are not necessarily wrong. It would be a boring grind of a human life if we did not experience varying feelings and moods, and God would not be promising us "everlasting joy", if that was the case. This is clearly and unequivocally brought out in Mr Armstrong's article on emotional maturity in the Good News of March 1985. (Is There a Hidden Enemy in Your Home?) God and Christ are the source of all good – including the positive emotions – He is wanting family members, not robots!

But Mr Armstrong is also very clear in explaining how Satan has taken advantage of this fact. Determined to do his utmost to derail God's Plan, he subtly attacks through attitudes, moods and feelings – not words, not facts, but predominantly emotions – both in others we deal with, such as was the case of the attorney general and membership as mentioned above, and also too often in us as well!

... Satan, prince of THE POWER OF THE AIR, stirs the spirits of humans, injecting into them attitudes, moods, and impulses of selfishness, vanity, lust, and greed, attitudes of resentment against authority, of jealousy and envy, of competition and strife, of resentment and bitterness, of violence, murder, and war. People do not recognize the source of these attitudes, feelings, motives, and impulses. As I said, they do not SEE the invisible Satan. They hear no audible voice. They do not know the attitude comes from Satan (Rev. 12:9). But they come to FEEL such attitudes, impulses, and desires. That is how Satan DECEIVES THE WHOLE WORLD ... Thus the WHOLE WORLD has been swayed by Satan into what I often term, simply, the “GET” way of life – the way that has become HABITUAL and NATURAL which we term “HUMAN NATURE.” (HUMAN NATURE - Did God Create It?)

As I write this Pastor's Report, we are being buffeted by severe gusts of wind – forecasted to reach over 75 mph in some parts of the UK. There is incredible FORCE in the power of the air, and physically we ignore it at our peril. How much more spiritually! And what we are currently witnessing worldwide is being orchestrated powerfully, spiritually, and NOT by any kind of reasoned step-by-step human thought process. By examining a number of specific biblical examples, I hope we will begin to grasp how Satan's end-time barbarity will almost certainly be accomplished via a powerful escalation of illogical, negatively-directed emotions – where self-centred emotion is used to cloud reasoned judgement – resulting in what can only be described as some truly insane outcomes. And in probably the majority of cases – as witnessed in the account in Acts 19 – those stirred up in such violent commotions are merely swayed by the mob and have no real grasp of the issues!

  • At this their anger boiled, and they began shouting, “Great is Artemis [Diana] of the Ephesians!”
  • Soon the whole city was filled with confusion. Everyone rushed to the amphitheater, dragging along Gaius and Aristarchus, who were Paul’s traveling companions from Macedonia.
  • Paul wanted to go in, too, but the believers wouldn’t let him.
  • Some of the officials of the province, friends of Paul, also sent a message to him, begging him not to risk his life by entering the amphitheater.
  • Inside, the people were all shouting, some one thing and some another. Everything was in confusion. In fact, most of them didn’t even know why they were there. (Acts 19: 28-32 NLT)
Satan's Rebellion:

When we think of such satanic influences, our minds may well go to the strutting self-important illusion Adolf Hitler had of himself. Certainly the frame of mind seen within Hitler undoubtedly came from a satanic source – even to the point of total possession in his case – bringing about the murder of many millions of people. So what we could be witnessing in Hitler is the frame of mind of Satan himself – the same frame of mind that changed his very name from Lucifer (Light Bringer) to Satan (adversary or enemy). But he didn't just become an enemy, he became an insane enemy – as in the process "he had corrupted his wisdom by reason of his brightness" (Ezekiel 28:17 paraphrased) He began thinking in a fundamentally illogical, unreasonable manner – that he, a created being, could exalt himself above the Eternal Creator God – the One who had no beginning – the I AM, the Self Existent one – and, desiring to replace such a Being, imagined he could rule over all things himself. Totally absurd!!

And this delusion went yet one step further as he began his attempt to influence and direct other angels towards his way of thinking, to also take on brooding resentment towards their Creator. How could he possibly do that? Well, it couldn't have been through cold, hard facts, but far more likely by working on their emotions, corrupting THEIR wisdom by THEIR brightness – so they themselves also began reasoning like him, in an emotionally warped way, rather than logically and coherently:

Now this Satan was filled with vanity, and vanity exalts itself; and he began to exalt himself above God. And so he said, “I will exalt my throne above God. I will ascend; I will go up and knock God off His throne.” Now it might have taken him millions of years, we don’t know, to convince the angels under him that competition against God would be better than obedience to God – that competition, and vanity, and thinking that you are so great that you want to be greater than anybody, and thinking of what YOU want to do instead of what you are told to do, and organizing them into an army. And so the first invasion to try to have a coup of government and take over the throne of God and knock God off His throne occurred before a first human being had been created. (The Trunk Of The Tree – Sermon October 1983)

Our First Parents:

Once humans had been created, it took no time at all for Satan to engender that same way of thinking in their minds also. And once again the appeal was not logically-based truth but was driven predominantly by the same emotional impulses of selfishness, competitiveness, resentment, vanity, lust and greed ... basically a desire for power. This account of "Adam's apple" in Genesis 3 is infamous, but how many people understand the vital lesson it is bringing?

His first line of attack was to make Eve feel disgruntled with the fact that God had not given them unfettered access to absolutely every tree that was there. ("He's holding something back – is that fair?") And then resentment with the concept God had – according to Satan – lied to her regarding death. ("You are immortal already!") What an injustice, she thought! This was quickly followed by the vanity of imagining herself as a god with inner knowledge – boosting a self-image. From there on it was sheer covetousness – in all its facets – that led to the eventual theft. But note carefully the feelings – not facts – that Satan used to suppress whatever logical reasoning processes Eve might have turned to. And there is no doubt that the same basic technique will be used more and more as the present prelude morphs into the tyranny prophesied in Daniel and Revelation.

Saul and Jonathan:

Around the time that Samuel anointed David king in front of his family, we are told that "the Spirit of the [Eternal] departed from Saul and an evil spirit from the [Eternal] troubled him" (I Samuel 16:14) In other words, as Saul "quenched the spirit" given to him from the time of his anointing, God's spirit progressively drained away from him and eventually left him open to satanic influence. The resulting vacuum was inevitably filled. And we can see the irrationality which then came to the fore when we consider the account of Jonathan's disagreement with his father over David :

  • Saul boiled with rage at Jonathan. “You stupid son of a whore!” he swore at him. “Do you think I don’t know that you want him to be king in your place, shaming yourself and your mother?
  • As long as that son of Jesse is alive, you’ll never be king. Now go and get him so I can kill him!”
  • “But why should he be put to death?” Jonathan asked his father. “What has he done?”
  • Then Saul hurled his spear at Jonathan, intending to kill him. So at last Jonathan realized that his father was really determined to kill David. (I Samuel 20:30-33 NLT)

In reading the above account, note very carefully the emotionally-charged atmosphere and incredible lack of logic on behalf of king Saul. Having just condemned Jonathan for siding with David because it would jeopardise Jonathan's succession to the throne, Saul's immediate reaction to being questioned of what wrong David had done, was an attempt to kill him – his own son! A foolish act that, were it successful, would most certainly have denied Jonathan a future reign! But this is the only way it is possible for Satan and his demons to operate – without truth, therefore without logic, having instead to influence through emotional impulses – such as selfishness, bitterness, vanity, jealousy, competitiveness, resentment, lust and greed.

And these negative emotions can bring terrible results. In 1 Samuel 22, we can read how Saul's illogical hatred of David brought about not only the murder of 85 priests, but the total destruction of the whole city of Nob ... men, women, children and livestock. A despicable act – short on facts, but highly charged with emotion. No little wonder we are warned to be on our guard against bitterness and malice! (Ephesians 4:31, Hebrews 12:5)

David's Big Difference:

When we contrast Saul's illogical rages with David's quiet acceptance of God's will we find ourselves witnessing some clear physical evidence of an underlying spiritual basis. But what exactly was that spiritual basis? What was it that prompted David to react in an honourable way before Saul's demonic rampages? And more importantly what can we at the end-time learn from such a sterling example?

  • And it came to pass afterward, that David’s heart smote him, because he had cut off Saul’s skirt.
  • And he said unto his men, The LORD forbid that I should do this thing unto my master, the LORD’S anointed, to stretch forth mine hand against him, seeing he is the anointed of the LORD.
  • So David stayed his servants with these words, and suffered them not to rise against Saul. But Saul rose up out of the cave, and went on his way. (I Samuel 24:5-7)
  • And David said to Abishai, Destroy him not: for who can stretch forth his hand against the LORD’S anointed, and be guiltless?
  • David said furthermore, As the LORD liveth, the LORD shall smite him; or his day shall come to die; or he shall descend into battle, and perish.
  • The LORD forbid that I should stretch forth mine hand against the LORD’S anointed: but, I pray thee, take thou now the spear that is at his bolster, and the cruse of water, and let us go. (I Samuel 26:9-11)

When David initially fled for his life from Saul, he deliberately made his way to Samuel, the man of God who anointed him as a teenager (I Samuel 19:18) Spending some time together in Naioth, it is feasible to conclude that Samuel would have instructed David – as a future king of Israel – to write a copy of God's Law so that he could daily read from it and put it into practice in his life, as instructed in Deuteronomy 17. It's obvious from reading the psalms he composed and particularly Psalm 119, that David did indeed read and meditate on God's law, His Torah – His Way. In doing so, he'd have noted the passage in Exodus which reads: "Thou shalt not revile the [mighty ones], nor curse the ruler of thy people". (Exodus 22:28) and it would therefore seem likely that this admonition – coupled with the Holy Spirit given to him – gave him the godly wisdom and self control needed to face Saul's murderous schemes, and to realise who or what was really behind them! Indeed, when he heard of the death of both Saul and Jonathan in battle, he was able to offer the heartfelt tribute; "how are the mighty fallen". (II Samuel 1:25)

Madness Against Christ:

When we examine the example of what happened to Jesus Christ at the end of His human life, the emotional insanity of Satan's broadcast can be seen in the raw. Here was an individual who healed the sick, raise the dead, miraculously fed multiple thousands and as the apostle Peter told Cornelius, "How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy [spirit] and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him." (Acts 10:38) Even the Pharisees THEMSELVES agreed with this assessment as Nicodemus confessed, " we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles that thou doest, except God be with him." (John 3:2) And yet – incredibly! – not only did they disregard all of the above when stirred up by Satan, but they actively bayed for His blood in such rank hatred that they demanded Pilate release the murderer Barabbas instead:

  • Now at that feast he released unto them one prisoner, whomsoever they desired.
  • And there was one named Barabbas, which lay bound with them that had made insurrection with him, who had committed murder in the insurrection.
  • And the multitude crying aloud began to desire him to do as he had ever done unto them.
  • But Pilate answered them, saying, Will ye that I release unto you the King of the Jews?
  • For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him for envy.
  • But the chief priests moved the people, that he should rather release Barabbas unto them.
  • And Pilate answered and said again unto them, What will ye then that I shall do unto him whom ye call the King of the Jews?
  • And they cried out again, Crucify him.
  • Then Pilate said unto them, Why, what evil hath he done? And they cried out the more exceedingly, Crucify him. (Mark 15:6-14)

It wasn't the Romans who wanted to do away with Christ, but – as Pilate noted, (v10) the chief priests who were moved by envy! Betrayal from the inside - His own countrymen - and from the top! Christ was far more popular than they were with the people – and they were loathe to give up their position and power over them. (Matthew 23:6,7) But the main thing to notice is the lack of logic – the emotional lunacy of the entire process. Undoubtedly, many of these individuals who were crying, "crucify him", were the same individuals 40 days later who came to their senses on the day of Pentecost. But at the time of Christ's trial Satan was able to stir them up against all reason and condemn Him to death.

End-Time Violence:

How many times when we read the news or watch TV have we thought ... "but this doesn't make sense!" And that shouldn't surprise us, because for the "Light Bringer" to become the enemy and slanderer, it's clear his reasonings didn't make sense either. We need to remember therefore that Satan doesn't attempt to influence mankind through words or facts – which could be proved one way or the other – but rather through attitudes, moods and feelings i.e. predominantly emotions. The effect within the world – seen to some degree already in escalating dissension on the vaccine issue and political chaos – will ultimately lead to the Tribulation and the movement of entire nations into suicidal warfare:

  • And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon, and out of the mouth of the beast, and out of the mouth of the false prophet.
  • For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty. (Revelation 16:13-14)
It Is Written:

Finding ourselves at a time when it is prophesied that Satan will redouble his efforts against mankind we would all do well to note how he has done this in the past and more importantly, how to counteract it. When Jesus Christ faced His direct confrontation with Satan at the beginning of His ministry, He countered each test that was thrown at Him by saying, "it is written ... " and quoting a clear principle found in Scripture that specifically applied to the test at hand. Although this appears to have been a face-to-face encounter rather than the spiritual broadcast we find ourselves immersed in, the principle of using the word of God in both cases as "the sword of the spirit" (Ephesians 6:17) remains sound:

  • But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.
  • Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
  • Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve. (Matthew 4:4,7,10)

What we could call "the satanic sword" – the words and actions of men moved and inspired by Satan – we find all around us in the media and our day-to-day interactions with the world. The word of God has been given to us to help nullify this spiritual bombardment. Just as the kings of Israel anciently were told to "read therein all the days of his life: that he may learn to fear the LORD his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them" (Deuteronomy 17:19) – so must we, as the kings and priests of the future. Daily Bible study – so the appropriate passages readily come to mind as they did with Christ – appears to be a large part of the answer, as our first responses need to be 'on track' – godly!

Our Survival Strategy:

Just over two years ago, we had no concept of the kind of world we live in now ... the impositions of masks, vaccines, lateral flow tests, and vaccine passports in order to lead a halfway normal life. We probably would have scoffed at the very idea! Sadly, we are witnessing just the prelude or precursor to the Great Tribulation, and it's unsettling to know things will get a whole lot worse before they get better. How the mark of the beast will be implemented we are not sure, but we are told: "Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; (Revelation 13:18), - and not a virus or a vaccine, as some believe. But it does seem as though we are in some kind of 'dry run' to see how much control governments can forcefully impose before their subjects rebel! But being forewarned, we can be forearmed ... and not in some kind of 'prepper' way of storing sheds full of food or hoarding guns and ammunition, but rather 'hoarding' the word of God as our food store and the sword of the spirit as opposed to an AK47.

  • My son, pay attention to my words. Bend your ear to my speech.
  • Don't let them slip from your sight. Guard them in your mind.
  • They are life to those who find them, and healing for their entire body.
  • More than anything you guard, protect your mind, for life flows from it. (Proverbs 4:20-23 CEB)

Through a working knowledge of God's word, and the Holy Spirit to aid understanding (and to give us the power to live His way of life), we can cut through the blatant lies, half-truths and drastic lack of logic within the attitudes, moods, feelings and passions that are being broadcasted in ever greater force, secure in our knowledge that God is not mocked, He'll not let the wicked go unpunished and there is a superb future just up ahead for all mankind:

  • O LORD, thou art my God; I will exalt thee, I will praise thy name; for thou hast done wonderful things; thy counsels of old are faithfulness and truth.
  • For thou hast made of a city an heap; of a defenced city a ruin: a palace of strangers to be no city; it shall never be built.
  • Therefore shall the strong people glorify thee, the city of the terrible nations shall fear thee.
  • For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a storm against the wall.
  • Thou shalt bring down the noise of strangers, as the heat in a dry place; even the heat with the shadow of a cloud: the branch of the terrible ones shall be brought low.
  • And in this mountain shall the LORD of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.
  • And he will destroy in this mountain the face of the covering cast over all people, and the vail that is spread over all nations.
  • He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.
  • And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation. (Isaiah 25:1-9)
News Review - 19 Nov 2021
Madness

Madness!

“…If you refuse to listen to the LORD your God and do not obey all the commands… all these curses will come and overwhelm you… The LORD will strike you with… madness” (Deuteronomy 28:15, 28, NLT)

Is our world showing many signs of madness today? Some claim that we are in the midst of “an epidemic of madness”!

The World HAS Gone Mad

“CNN Host Brian Stelter made the mistake of allowing former NYT Editor Bari Weiss on air to discuss examples of why the world has gone mad.

Weiss: ‘Where can I start? Well, when you have the chief reporter on the beat of COVID for The New York Times talking about how questioning or pursuing the question of the lab leak is racist, the world has gone mad.

When you’re not able to say out loud and in public there are differences between men and women, the world has gone mad.

When we’re not allowed to acknowledge that rioting is rioting and it is bad and that silence is not violence, but violence is violence, the world has gone mad,’ Weiss said.

When, in the name of progress, young school children, as young as kindergarten, are being separated in public schools because of their race, and that is called progress instead of segregation, the world has gone mad. There are dozens of examples.” (zerohedge.com)

Money Printing Madness

There really are are dozens of examples. Here are a few of the more obvious ones:

Everything Boils Down to Just Two Words:
PRINT MONEY

“Shutting down the economy triggers a depression? Print money.

Stock market experiences fastest 30% crash in history? Print money.

Municipal bonds collapse because the bond markets don’t believe cities and states will be able to meet their debt obligations? Print money.

The economy still hasn’t come back because state officials continue to keep their economies on partial or complete lockdowns? Print money.

The economy isn’t coming back fast enough despite vaccines and states reopening? Print money.

Indeed, policymakers printed so much money to combat the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns that if you add up all of the money the US has ever printed… over 40% of it was printed in 2020.(zerohedge.com)

Dire Predictions To Boom Bust

“‘This is the beginning of the greatest financial crisis in US history,’ Schiff says, adding ‘The financial crisis of US of 2008 will pale in comparison as with the severity of this recession. The US is broke, there is no money to stimulate the economy, and all we can do is print money… The bond market is imploding because there is too much debt’.” (rt.com)


US National Debt – $28,975,251,725,896* (usdebtclock.org)

*Correct at time of publishing but rising at a rate of $45,468 per second

Sexual Identity Madness

It’s hard to believe that people can get all mixed up about which sex they are. Surely it’s simple: as the Bible points out, male and female created He them” (Genisis1:27)! The difference is physically very obvious.

But in today’s mad world, life is not so straightforward. The question is, how do you get around the male/female situation?

Simple, as the following article points out:

“The American Psychological Association, in a pamphlet titled ‘Answers to Your Questions about Transgender People, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression,’ tells us, ‘Transgender is an umbrella term for persons whose gender identity, gender expression, or behavior does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth.

Here are a few genders in use today!

“Cisgender… Transgender… Cishet… Non-binary… Intersex… Genderqueer… Gender-fluid… Gender Non-conforming… Gender-expansive… Agender… Gendervoid” (womenshealthmag.com)

Notice the politicized language: A person’s sex is ‘assigned at birth.’ Back in 2005, even the Human Rights Campaign referred instead to ‘birth sex’ and ‘physical sex.’

The phrase ‘sex assigned at birth’ is now favored because it makes room for ‘gender identity’ as the real basis of a person’s sex.

A baby is not “assigned a sex at birth” – at the point of conception it is created male or female! This shows the basis of the problem. People want to be able to change reality.

These notions about sex and gender are now being taught to young children.

At the core of the ideology is the radical claim that feelings determine reality.

From this idea come extreme demands for society to play along with subjective reality claims. Trans ideologues ignore contrary evidence and competing interests, they disparage alternative practices, and they aim to muffle skeptical voices and shut down any disagreement.(heritage.org)


“Since they thought it foolish to acknowledge God, he abandoned them to their foolish thinking and let them do things that should never be done.” (Romans 1:28, NLT)

Here is the fundamental problem: The trans group believe that their “feelings determine reality”. The real problem is that they then demand that society play along with their subjective reality claims (…or else you will be ‘deplatformed’!).

They expect “normal” people to believe in their reality!

To compound the issue, governments and schools and the mainstream media have backed them up! They have allowed this “reality” to be taught to young children at primary school. At an age when young children should be being taught the three R’s, they are being indoctrinated with ideas that they might want to alter their gender.

“The movement has to keep patching and shoring up its beliefs, policing the faithful, coercing the heretics, and punishing apostates, because as soon as its furious efforts flag for a moment or someone successfully stands up to it, the whole charade is exposed. That’s what happens when your dogmas are so contrary to obvious, basic, everyday truths.(heritage.org)

Woke Madness

“…The UK government has lost control over a civil service that is quietly getting on with the project of turning the British state into a woke cultural institution. Back in June, the then-foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, did not have a clue that his senior officials had opted to sign up to Stonewall’s training programme. It seems that the officials responsible for importing the group’s insidious training schemes are a law unto themselves.” (rt.com)

Steam Engines Face Ridiculous Reassessment

Steam engines are the latest to face ridiculous reassessment for their part in the Industrial Revolution and the imperialist expansion of the colonial powers, with a research project launched to highlight their links to slavery.

Oh, hang on a second, though… Most of the slave trade occurred way before the age of steam, when ships relied on sails to get from Africa to the colonies. …Don’t tell the wokey managers of a university fund – they’ll try and cancel the wind next…” (rt.com)

Woke Replaces Christianity

“The new social movements and ideologies that we are talking about today were being seeded and prepared for many years in our universities and cultural institutions. The architects of this movement seek to replace the Christian story with ‘what we might call the “woke” story or the “social justice” story,’ he said. ‘Today’s critical theories and ideologies are profoundly atheistic’.” (breitbart.com)

Twix Pushes LGBT Agenda On Kids

“Mars Inc recently released an ad for its Twix candy bar that pits a cross-dressing little boy and his witch nanny against the world. This ad is problematic right out of the gate for its normalization of deviant behavior, though it’s no surprise coming from the Mars company. Like many major companies joining the crusade against decency, Mars has adopted the language of the far-left, intent on following the pride rainbow straight to its pot of profit gold.” (westernjournal.com)

Kellogg’s Makes Gay Cereal For Children

“Turning childhood favorite toys gay is all the rage, so why not make a gay cereal for children? In this woke environment it’s never too early to indoctrinate kids in the ways of sodomy and homosexuality. Kellogg’s has taken a leadership roll in this plan to swishify the nation’s children by releasing a gay-themed breakfast cereal.” (defconnews.com)

Madness Of COP26

“I want to save the planet but I resent being told how to do it by a bunch of biased BBC reporters, unelected billionaires, royals, celebrities and tone-deaf politicians whose private jets have turned Flop 26 into an orgy of hypocrisy. I don’t know which image of unbridled hypocrisy, sickening privilege and total tone-deafness made me fume more.

The parade of 400 private jets parked up at Scottish airports as world leaders, royalty and billionaires gushed out more carbon within a 24-hour period than most of us will in a lifetime in order to arrive at Cop26 and preach that we must all change our lives forever more in order to reach Net Zero by 2050.” (dailymail.co.uk)

Carbon Footprint Of COP26

“A preliminary report produced for the UK Government states that the climate conference is expected to emit around 102,500 tonnes of CO2e [carbon dioxide equivalent].” (metro.co.uk)

And The Cost?

“The cost of a UN climate change conference in Glasgow could be ‘several hundred million pounds’, police say. Up to 90,000 people - delegates, observers, heads of state and media - are expected to attend COP26… ” (bbc.co.uk)

The Main Goal Of COP26 Is Ensuring There Will Be A COP27

“The politicians, billionaires and film stars attending the climate carnival on the Clyde say they are ‘saving the planet’ but all they are really doing is ensuring they get to strut around lecturing the rest of us again next year. But the real success will simply be to keep the COP process going.” (rt.com)

Madness Of Covid 19

Back in April this year, an article pointed out that Non-Vaxxers will have no place in the ‘new normal’ society. Surely this couldn’t happen in the 21st century?

“So, the New Normals are discussing the Unvaccinated Question. What is to be done with us? No, not those who haven’t been ‘vaccinated’ yet. Us. The ‘Covidiots.’ The ‘Covid deniers.’ The ‘science deniers.’ The ‘reality deniers.’ Those who refuse to get ‘vaccinated,’ ever. There is no place for us in New Normal society. The New Normals know this and so do we. To them, we are a suspicious, alien tribe of people. We do not share their ideological beliefs. We do not perform their loyalty rituals, or we do so only grudgingly, because they force us to do so.

So they are discussing the need to segregate us, how to segregate us, when to segregate us, in order to protect society from us. In their eyes, we are no more than criminals, or, worse, a plague, an infestation.” (technocracy.news)

Now It’s Happening!

World’s First Nationwide Lockdown For The Un-vaxxed Approved In Austria

“Austria will impose new curbs on the unvaccinated starting from Monday. The measure aims to ease pressure on hospitals and ICUs. The lockdown will come into effect at midnight and will apply to people aged 12 and older who have not been vaccinated and have not recently recovered from Covid-19. ‘This step was not easy to take, but it is necessary,’ Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said. ‘The risk for the unvaccinated people is much higher. Therefore, we are forced to take this difficult step to reduce the number of contacts.’ Interior Minister Karl Nehammer earlier said lockdown violators would face hefty fines. Customers may be punished with a fine of up to €500 ($573) for flouting restrictions while businesses may be slapped with a penalty of up to €30,000 ($34,354).” (rt.com)

The Financial Disaster Caused By Covid

“Policymakers printed so much money to combat the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns that if you add up all of the money the US has ever printed… over 40% of it was printed in 2020. And the Biden administration doesn’t intend to stop anytime soon. It has already implemented a $1.9 trillion stimulus.” (zerohedge.com)

More Madness

It is ironic that whilst drunks can walk the streets, paedophiles and murderers are released back into society and unborn babies are legally murdered, not having “the Jab” can end up with an individual unable to hold down a job, banned from any form of public transport, and unable to get a meal in a restaurant - they effectively become non-persons.

UK Government Weaponised Fear

When the government admits to having to use, or in this case, overuse fear tactics, people have every right to be suspicious!

“The media’s addiction to Covid-19 ‘fear porn’ is perpetuating an ever-worsening cycle of societal damage across the world. Over the past year and a half, hysterical media reporting on matters Covid-19 has reduced some people to a fearful state of unquestioning compliance – including a great number of otherwise critically-thinking journalists.

In government documents from the UK’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) dated from March 2020 advice was given saying: ‘The perceived level of personal threat needs to be increased among those who are complacent, using hard-hitting emotional messaging… This could potentially be done by trained community support volunteers, by targeted media campaigns, social media.” (rt.com)

From Covid’ Or ‘With Covid?’

“Italy changes defintiion of COVID death from ‘with COVID’ to ‘by COVID’. The Italian Higher Institute of Health has drastically reduced the country’s official COVID death toll number by over 97 per cent after changing the definition of a fatality to someone who died from COVID rather than with COVID. Italian newspaper Il Tempo reports that the Institute has revised downward the number of people who have died from COVID rather than with COVID from 130,000 to under 4,000.

The Institute’s new definition of a COVID death means that COVID has killed fewer people in Italy than (whisper it) the average bout of seasonal flu. Now we come to understand that the official killed ‘by COVID’ and not ‘with COVID’ figure is less than one tenth what is officially reported as the total COVID death toll.” (technocracy.news)

Madness In Rulers

We see decisions taken by leaders in government that are hard to understand.

“Biden’s radical nominees continue to show their true colors. Biden’s Marxist currency nominee Saule Omarova said that all private bank accounts should be taken over and controlled by the Federal Reserve. In September President Joe Biden nominated Saule Omarova to become comptroller of the currency at the Department of Treasury. If confirmed, Omarova would be in charge of overseeing banking in the United States. Omarova was born in the Soviet Union in what is now called Kazakhstan and graduated from Moscow State University in 1989.(thegatewaypundit.com)

Who’s Actually Running The British State?

“Is it ineptitude or cowardice that has led to a situation where the UK government has lost control over a civil service that is quietly getting on with the project of turning the British state into a woke cultural institution? The LGBTQ+ lobby group Stonewall is as woke as it gets.” (rt.com)

Latest Police Advice

“The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) tweeted a release Tuesday advising city residents to ‘cooperate and comply’ when being robbed. Be a good witness.” (breitbart.com)

New Levels Of Insanity

“In Massachusetts, as Suffolk County DA Rachael Rollins pushes her highly contested ‘no-prosecute’ list into action. The ‘list’ gives a green light to a number of arrest-worthy offenses — including trespassing, shoplifting, disorderly conduct, and ‘wanton or malicious destruction of property.’ In other words, local law enforcement is being directed by the district attorney to stand idly by while miscreants steal and destroy property. No one cares about the shopkeepers and homeowners that are victimized. Under far-left dogma, criminals are the true victims, we’re just too ‘hateful’ to see it. This is doublethink at its finest.” (naturalnews.com)

This Decision IS Hard To Believe!

With rioting in the streets, people being shot and property destroyed, how do government leaders react? Well, they cut the size of the police force! Some would see this as the ultimate insanity!

“The movement to ‘defund the police,’ which rose to prominence after Floyd’s death, has actually gotten innocent black people killed. As police have pulled back, our neighborhoods have been left unprotected. Crime has skyrocketed. Major American cities saw a 33% increase in homicides last year as a pandemic swept across the country. Preliminary Federal Bureau of Investigation data show that the US murder rate increased by 25% in 2020. Between December 11, 2020, and March 28, 2021 (after the Minneapolis City Council unanimously approved a budget that shifted $8 million from the police department to other programs), murders in Minneapolis, where Floyd was killed, rose 46% compared with the same period the year before.” (wsj.com)

Reality Madness

Note that several of the articles have interesting quotes about reality:

People want to be able to change reality.”

At the core of the ideology is the radical claim that feelings determine reality.”

Normal” people are “reality deniers.” There is no place for them in the New “Normal society”.

There is an end result when people deny reality.

Mass psychosis is defined as ‘an epidemic of madness’ that occurs when a ‘large portion of society loses touch with reality and descends into delusions’.” (mercola.com)

Man’s Dream: Our Wonderful Future…
We will create our own reality in the Metaverse!

The amazing things you’ll do in the Metaverse…

“Since the dawn of civilization, humans have had only one world in which to live: the real one. But tech visionaries say we’ll soon have an alternative: a virtual world where… it will allow us to be and do what previously could only be imagined. Walk on the moon in your pyjamas? Watch a baseball game from the pitcher’s mound? Frolic in a field of unicorns — or be a unicorn yourself? In the metaverse, tech visionaries say, just about anything will be possible.” (wsj.com)

“An Epidemic Of Madness”

People have often wondered how the world could get into such a state that it descends into the Great Tribulation. This coming time of trouble is so great that if Christ does not step in to put an end to it, nobody would survive! (Matthew 24:22, paraphrased)

An answer is now becoming clear. This madness we are witnessing all around us could well become so serious that people will crave for a strong man, a dictator, to rescue them. Even the nations will “…give their power to the beast”! (Revelation 17:13)

Mass psychosis is defined as ‘an epidemic of madness’ that occurs when a ‘large portion of society loses touch with reality and descends into delusions’… Once a society is firmly in the grip of mass psychosis, totalitarians are free to take the last, decisive step:

They can offer a way out, a return to order.
The price is your freedom.

You must cede control of all aspects of your life to the rulers, because unless they are granted total control, they won’t be able to create the order everyone craves.” (mercola.com)

Why do the nations give their power to the beast? If we go on down a few verses, we can see the REAL reason why!

For God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will, and to agree, and give their kingdom unto the beast, until the words of God shall be fulfilled.” (Revelation 17:17)

The World HAS Gone Mad – Here’s Why

The Apostle Paul explains:

“…Because they refuse to love and accept the truth that would save them. So God will cause them to be greatly deceived, and they will believe these lies. Then they will be condemned for enjoying evil rather than believing the truth.” (II Thessalonians 2:10-12, NLT)

God Has A Plan

We must always keep in mind that God has a master plan for mankind, and that he is in TOTAL control. That plan cannot be thwarted. Just as the curse of madness - written down by Moses over 3,000 years ago - could be a key ingredient that leads up to the Great Tribulation, God is in total control of the nations. “God hath put in their hearts to fulfil his will…”

Let’s thank God for the understanding that He has given us as we pray – daily:

Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.
(Matthew 6:10)

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