2022: The Year in Review
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2022: The Year in Review – Pete Garcia - https://www.rev310.net/post/test-blog
Each year since at least 2013, I think, I've done a "year in review" ahead of the coming year. While my "batting average" (a little humor here) tends to stay a little higher the more general and less specific I stay, I'd like to think I have a decent track record. That is NOT because I am so smart (I'm not), but because the Bible has already told us where events will move toward. Regarding accuracy, I have two particular methods that have contributed to my track record.
First, I look at what the Bible has to say about a thing and then look at where the news is headed. At that point, I simply connect the dots. Second, I take what world leaders say will happen, and then I expect the opposite to happen. Now having said that, here are my highly speculative and in no way, hard predictions/forecasts for 2022.
Caveat Emptor: Black Swan events can and will happen, and are unpredictable (hence black swan). These include (but are not limited to) events like tsunamis, major earthquakes, terrorist attacks, meteor strikes, solar storms, and other natural and man-caused catastrophes that happen without any forewarning. There is no way to predict those, other than to say that as we draw closer to the end, expect more of them to occur with increasing frequency and intensity.
1. Domestic economy worsens. Intentionally.
Make no mistake about it, the people currently running the world, are all globalists. I don't mean Congressman X or Senator Y, or even President Zzzzz, but the people behind them who have the deep pockets to fund major changes in the world. And given the direction they (globalists) want to take us, they have no intention of making our economic situation any better and there are numerous implications as to where this is going to lead us.
Logistically speaking, there are currently somewhere between 100-300 cargo tankers (with upwards of 3K containers on each) still sitting off the coast of California waiting to unload their wares. Between the global C-19 restrictions, the never-ending new 'variants', Biden’s unconstitutional vaccine mandates, economic lockdowns, shutting down of oil pipelines, government-subsidized unemployment, and California's ridiculous environmental restrictions, an already fragile global supply chain is intentionally being sabotaged with the intended effect as to not recover.
The purpose of the global supply chain woes has to be understood from the perspective of motivation or why. Think about it this way: if the world economy was working perfectly fine, and things were going normal, then no one would want it to change. No one would want this global utopia these globalists are trying to sell us. That is why everything is a crisis to them because they need people panicked and willing to give up normalcy in favor of more top-down control. So this in part explains why democratically elected politicians, corporate and tech billionaires, and leaders of transnational industry are doing this. It seems counterintuitive to us does it not? Hence, here is their multifaceted approach to deconstructing American economic power.
First and foremost, many progressive politicians and corporate leaders have sincerely bought into the climate change hoax thinking that without their help, the planet will die. This is why they feel compelled to enact these drastic global changes and restrictions in order to save the planet. To them, saving the planet trumps capitalism and nationalism. It also trumps the US Constitution and your liberty. Out of this group of leaders is a smaller, yet more powerful group of elites, who recognize that environmental alarmism isn't the real agenda, but simply a mechanism to get them where they want to go; global governance.
Second, the select few elites understand and are using the Hegelian Dialectical approach of creating a crisis(s) to implement the changes they wanted from the start. Thus, their approach is to create a multi-domain crisis' impacting populations on numerous fronts, all of which, require a federal and even international response. This is why global cooling/warming/climate change is their grand poobah of existential crisis...because the climate affects everyone. In other words, if they can tie a crisis to climate change, they will, regardless of how ridiculous that association may be. Tornados, meteor strikes, earthquakes, racism, transgenderism, C-19....they (all of these elites) find a way to tie it all back to climate change.
Lastly, these select elites who use climate change as their primary crisis mechanism, are doing so because they need to level the international playing field. They need to do this in order to create the necessary conditions for a universal, digital income. They know they can't have global governance without a global digital currency they can control. So, in order to do that, they need to either weaken the American stronghold on the global economy or crash the US Dollar. In order to do that, they need to diminish the US Constitution and our deeply held belief in the rule of law.
There are two primary ways they are promoting this. The first is either by creating lawlessness or by allowing lawlessness to flourish. This is why we see the relaxing of laws against criminals in blue states, which, surprise surprise, creates more crime, which creates more demand by the people for law and order, which means less liberty and more state/government control over the people. It's almost always a four-step process.
The second is the economic squeeze will also be felt in varying degrees of severity depending on where one lives, with blue states feeling it more severely than red states. This is intentional and designed to overwhelm certain parts of the country. This is similar to the Soros-funded migrant trains coming up from Central America. It is a form of weaponized immigration, where now, intranational populations are being displaced (forced out) and overwhelming the receiving host red states.
Examples of intranational immigration are like people fleeing California or New York, for Florida and Texas. There are generally only a couple of reasons why most people move (i.e., quality of life or cost of living), however, intranational immigration is designed to create an exodus of sorts with thousands leaving these two states each month.
So you ask yourself, why would the governor of California or New York do this? Seems counterintuitive to create the conditions that drive out your tax base. The only reason I think they would intentionally do this is to destabilize the nation and pit the states against each other. For instance, if California falls apart, the federal government will then seek to artificially prop up that state by getting other states to financially support it...which they probably won't do willingly. This creates tension and constitutionally-based legal challenges that ultimately, weaken the US.
This rapid exodus of populations is also designed to put huge strains on successful red states with the intended effects of making them purple-then eventually blue states. It creates secondary and tertiary problems of rapidly increased populations with things like increased traffic, power grid demands, supply chains shortages, and strains on emergency and health services, as well as rapidly overinflating property value and property taxes.
Again, all of this is to say that 2022 will be an increasingly turbulent year for the economy.
2. The escalation of the cold civil war
A cold civil war is better than a hot civil war, but it is not a good situation for a country to be in. Underlying our cold civil war is the fact that America is torn increasingly between two rival constitutions, two cultures, two ways of life.
The political and cultural divide in the US has moved past the point of any repairable measure. The truth is, we are currently in a war where co-existence is impossible. The political left, with their strongholds over numerous governments, unelected bureaucracy, mainstream media, Hollywood, academia, and social media, is militantly trying to impose and enforce their way of life on the majority of Americans. This means next year will feel more like 1859-60, rather than 2022.
Up until the 2020 elections, most people on the right didn't realize they were in a war. They largely assumed the cultural slide into decadence, and the "win-some, lose-some" nature of politics, was the unavoidable and yet, normal course of events. Most law-abiding citizens did not realize the "losing" was being done to them intentionally.
Second, it means this cold civil war, if left to fester and free of interference by the "little green men" will, at some point, cause one of three outcomes.
Seeing how neither side is likely to surrender, it eventually only leaves only one option. A new hot civil war erupts and it will be nothing like the Civil War of old (1861-1865). There won't be uniformed soldiers facing off on a battlefield. The conflict would likely feel more like a war in Ukraine or Syria, rather than Antietam. If you don't understand that reference, just try figuring out who is fighting who in either Ukraine or Syria, and you will get my point. However, you can expect big tech and social media platforms to actively only work for one side of the conflict...the progressive globalist establishment.
There is a potential solution (or workaround) to the unavoidable trajectory for where this nation is headed, and it will depend largely on when #13 happens. President Reagan once wisely noted something decades ago regarding the buildup of the undercurrent of tension that has been building up since the 1960s and has only recently begun bubbling over.
If one thinks about how America’s cold civil war could be resolved, there seem to be only five possibilities. One would be to change the political subject. Ronald Reagan used to say that when the little green men arrive from outer space, all of our political differences will be transcended and humanity will unite for the first time in human history. Similarly, if some jarring event intervenes—a major war or a huge natural calamity—it might reset our politics.
3. Option B: The impending economic collapse of China.
Now, globalists don’t even have to directly trash the US Dollar to directly to tank the US economy. They might go with Option B and kill two birds with one stone. Forget the fact that Evergrande has collapsed (28% of Chinese GDP). Forget the fact that the rest of China’s economy is as stable as a house of cards on a windy day. Forget the fact that China is a paper tiger (financially speaking) because its financial strength is reliant to a large degree on over-leveraged US markets. Forget the fact that China is feeling the effects of decades worth of strictly enforced, state-sanctioned one-child policy (of which the unintended consequences have been disastrous). Their one-child policy has created one of the worst cases of female-gendercide in human history and has skewed the current generation's gender imbalance by some 34M more men than women in China.
No, the real issue is that the new world order globalists (see elite few in point #1) have turned against China and will seek to do to them in 2022, what they did to Trump in 2020. Globalists are determined to push an existential climate change crisis, to enact global legislation that requires all nations to subvert their own national autonomy to the will of the global order…and China is refusing to play ball. One could make the argument that this is why China intentionally released C-19 from their biosafety lab in Wuhan to sabotage the globalist plans of world domination.
China sees the 21st century as ‘their century’ and they are not about to let go of their multi-dimensional power play. However, their fate is tied to the US fate, and as our nation collapses, so will they. This seems to coincide with the geopolitical reality presented in Scripture that in the last days, true power will rise in Europe and remain there until the end.
Look for increasing economic woes to come out of China in 2022.
4. The rise of military conflicts around the world
There are two geopolitical factors that are almost a guarantee for increased global conflict: a multi-polar world, and a turbulent global economy.
Given the reality of the Biden Administration's penchant to suicide our national economy and its military-diplomatic lead from behind strategy, the 21st century is coming to terms with the US no longer serving as the world's lone superpower. Adding fuel to this fire is both Russia and China’s increasingly serious existential problems. This is why an aggressive and expansionist-minded Chinese Communist Regime, led by Xi Jinping, will seek a massive show of strength (i.e., distraction) by launching an attack on Taiwan in 2022. This attack will coincide either right before or right after Russia makes its move on Ukraine. While the western world might make a move (show of force) against one of these aggressors, it’s highly unlikely they will against both.
Both common sense and history have shown us that geopolitical weakness invites geopolitical aggression. In its first year, the Beta-Biden Administration has projected prodigious weak American foreign policy in spades (i.e., catastrophic Afghanistan withdrawal, begging Iran to return to the negotiation table, kowtowing to China, Paris Climate Accords, etc.). Both of the US near-peer powers (China and Russia) recognize that if they want to recoup the lands they lost in previous eras, they must take advantage of the present situation as they have done in the past (see also Russia’s 2008 Georgia incursion and 2014 annexation of Crimea).
Authoritarian expansionist-minded nations will not risk waiting and possibly having to endure a second-Trump administration in order to grab what they think is already theirs. This is why I believe these two countries (and others) will seek to make their power plays happen either simultaneously, or in close proximity to each other before 2024.
5. The solidification of an EU Army
Given the increased aggression by Russia and the demonstrated unreliability of the United States, the European Union (EU) has finally come to terms that the time for their own supranational defense force is now. I believe the August Afghanistan withdrawal fiasco was the final straw regarding the future of NATO.
Granted, the idea of a separate EU Defence force to complement the EU's growing economic and diplomatic power is long in the tooth, however, nobody ever wanted to foot the bill before. Not at least while the US was willing and eager to pay the bill. But for all the endless chatter, there has been some slow movement in this direction, namely, with the signing of the 2017 PESCO. All the recent collapse of the US mission in Afghanistan under Joe Biden highlighted was a need to expedite this transition. I believe 2022 will be the year that European NATO members finally take the necessary steps to cut the American umbilical cord, especially if the US bungles the Russian-Ukraine response.
I expect major movements and/or announcements on the EU Defence Force front in 2022.
6. US House and/or Senate flip to Republican majorities
I have said in the past that unless we rein in election fraud, we will never get a Republican government back. However, even during the grossly fraudulent 2020 elections, a curious phenomenon occurred. While progressives and democrats were singularly focused on directing all of their fraudulent election efforts against Trump himself, the down-ballot Republican candidates fared much better. In fact, Republicans in Congress gained 27 seats bringing the Congressional balance to 221 Democrats to 209 Republicans.
Some have argued and will point to the upcoming 2022 elections as evidence that the far-left has overreached with all its wokeness and will have to move back to the political center. However, I disagree. They won’t, because they feel like they are so close to having achieved their goals of global governance, they will not quit now. They have a bought-and-paid-for president in office who is virtually a guaranteed rubber-stamp for every Marxist agenda they want to move forward. With the exception of only a handful of moderate Democrats, the only thing that they are fearful of now is Biden's failing health.
Now, with a vastly increased state and national scrutiny going forward, as well as a ton of Trump-Esque congressional candidates running, the chances are decent that we could flip the Congress in 2022. So what does that mean for 2024? Well, IF Congress flips, and IF enough states enforce voter fraud legislation and enforcement, Trump MIGHT win again if he chooses to run. He'd be the second president in history (the first being Grover Cleveland) to ever win two non-consecutive terms.
IF he runs and wins, and IF the Rapture occurs, then in a true sense of divine irony, it will truly be at the last trump.
7. Trump announces 2024 Presidential Run
I’m not sure when Trump will announce it, but I expect him to announce his intentions this coming year. He would likely get more campaign momentum behind him if Congress flips, but he could make the announcement irrespective of the mid-term elections. Granted, everyone expects him to run again (as would be his nature), but the question of whether he does or not is intended to keep his enemies guessing until the last second.
The second question on everyone's mind, is who would be his running mate? I can guarantee one person it will not be (I'm looking at you, Mike Pence!). It would likely be someone he has worked with in the past and has complete trust in, such as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem, or Sen. Tim Scott (SC).
8. Congress seeks to remove Biden and/or Harris, citing health and/or competency issues
The first big problem in D.C. is the fairly substantiated rumors going around that VP Harris is not doing well in the Biden Administration. Nobody, including the Biden’s or even her own staff, really likes or trusts her. The second problem is the increasingly obvious mental decline of Sleepy (and creepy) Joe Biden himself. At 79, he is either suffering from Alzheimer's or early onset of dementia. Many (myself included) did not expect him to last a full year in office. I believe the only reason he has lasted this long, is that he's literally being carted around by his (or rather, Obama's staff) like some real-life "Weekend at Bernie's" stiff.
With the exception of high-profile events, Biden's press secretary, Jen Psaki, refuses to detail what the president does on a day-to-day basis. It's very likely that Biden delegates most of his schedule to his wife and staff while he takes his daily naps. Furthermore, he has on numerous occasions: tripped, grossly fabricated, and/or embellished stories, refused to take questions, talk nonsensically when he does take questions, drifts off mid-speech, and wanders on and off stage as if he doesn't know where he is or what he's doing. He also routinely forgets his name or where he is, or what he is talking about. Despite the discussions amongst Republicans and Democrats alike to remove Biden over his declining mental health, nobody wants Harris to take over.
So what to do?
I believe there will be significant Republic traction/movement in Congress to remove Biden from office in 2022. How fast this traction moves, largely depends on how much longer Biden's handlers can keep this charade up. Nevertheless, I believe the Democrats won't allow this to happen until they can solidify a replacement for Harris first. There are rumors they want to bring in Michelle ‘my belle’ Obama to replace Harris. After which, they can then remove Biden and bring the Obama’s back in the office as the premier power couple before the Republicans take back control of Congress.
Sounds crazy I know. But after everything we saw in 2020, I think anything’s possible.
9. The demand for a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC)
The new arms race is not weapons, but information technology. The new race for global supremacy lies in three areas: information superiority (artificial intelligence), information processing power (quantum supremacy), and a universal digital currency (central bank digital currency). After 109 years as federal reserve note, the calls for replacing our increasingly aging and bogged down paper money will soon come to a head this year. This aligns with my point #1 in the "why" of why they are intentionally tanking our economy.
The argument made by the “experts” (all of whom seem to be on the political left) will be that at nearly $30T in debt, we need both global debt forgiveness and the ability/opportunity to start over. By starting over they mean replacing our American dollar with a more secure, versatile, and fiscally sound digital counterpart. On the downside of digital currency, is the complete loss of financial anonymity and physical control over personal wealth. Given our increasingly dire economic situation, starting over will be the most appealing option for both the legislature and the American public going forward.
I expect this to become a major issue in 2022.
10. New C-19 Variants and embedded biometrics
The globalists have found their new sacred cow for scaring the public into almost absolute compliance and it's called C-o-v-i-d. So far, we have the: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Mu, Eta, Iota, Kappa, Lambda, Omicron, and “unnamed” variants (see here for a complete list). You can bet they (globalist elite) have ZERO intentions of allowing a true cure to be found, even if they get their precious 100% vaccination compliance.
This is the new normal they promised. C-19 was artificially designed (via tax-payer funded gain of function research) to never be 100% eradicated because it is too useful as a form of social conditioning. We can also know they are not seriously letting this go as a crisis-management tool because they keep using the phrase "fully compliant." Being a former military man myself, I know this is a loaded phrase intentionally designed to create a moveable goalpost.
For example, every soldier has to complete nearly 300 hours of annual mandatory federal training each year, or else one is not "fully compliant" with the training requirements (as if you mentally dump all the training you just spent most of the year doing when the FISCAL year changes over). Regarding these new C-19 mandates, you can never be fully compliant for long, because either the efficacy of said "medicine" wears off, or a new variant will flare up and they can start the hysteria all over again.
Just as 2021 became the year of the mandatory vaccine requirements to hold jobs and travel, I expect the goal post to move again for 2022. Only this time, even if you had all your shots, your paper vaccine passports will not be considered fully compliant. You can only be fully compliant when those vaccine passports are digitized and on someone's database (so much for HIPAA). Shortly after that, full compliance will only count if that digital passport is moved into the human body via microchip, quantum dot, electronic tattoo, or other biometric devices.
11. Natural disasters (birth pangs)
Without a doubt, natural disasters are increasing in both frequency and intensity. Even non-watching believers believe this. However, instead of attributing this phenomenon to what is actually happening, i.e., biblical birth pangs, the globalists are attempting to exploit these crises’ by stating it’s man-caused climate change. So regardless of whether it is a tornado, earthquake, meteor strike, or solar storm, doesn't matter...it's all because you drive an SUV. They want to use this as a means to both accrue wealth (impose carbon taxes) and consolidate power (implement totalitarian control). I expect 2022 to have much more volatile weather than any year before it, especially with the moves Israel will have to make regarding Iran.
12. Israel Strikes Iran
Israel knows they can neither wait for the Biden Administration to act nor wait for the next election in 2024 because Iran will not wait. Iran is racing ahead with its nuclear ambitions, opportunistically aided by Russia and China. As such, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) and Mossad will conduct strategic aerial and cyber strikes against Iran's reactor sites most likely in the spring of 2022. Israel recognizes that as soon as they launch this strike, Iranian proxies in Lebanon, Syria, and Gaza will retaliate with missile strikes simultaneously in an attempt to overwhelm Israel. This could trigger an Isaiah 17 or a Psalm 83 situation.
This will not be some half-hearted attempt either; this will be a multi-domain attack designed to permanently curb Iran's nuclear ambitions forever. It will be successful, however, it will also drive the Iranian regime deeper into the arms of the non-Shia compatriots of Russia and Turkey, also known as the Gog-Magog Alliance. I expect Gog-Magog to happen AFTER the Rapture of the Church but before the official start of the 70th Week of Daniel (i.e., The Seven-Year Tribulation).
13. The Rapture of the Church
As for the imminent (not secret) event known as the Rapture (catching up) of the Church, 2022 is shaping up to be a bellwether year for it to happen. While we CANNOT know the day or hour (Matt. 24:36), we can know the season (1 Thess. 5:1-4). We can also see that day (the day of Christ) approaching (Hebrews 10:25). Thus, seeing the day approach makes sense given that we should know the season. I believe that day is coming soon, and 2022 appears as good a year as any for this to transpire. Therefore, this will be a high watch year for me personally. See my previous article titled When Will Christ Return? (Revisited) for evidence as to why I believe the 2020s hold particular significance for the soon return of Christ.
Overall, I expect 2022 to be a very turbulent year, with many longing for the good old days of 2021. Regardless of what the world throws at us, just remember that the Bible has foretold us that in the last days, perilous times would come (1 Timothy 3). Perhaps many of us didn't expect the last days to come as soon, or be as perilous, as they are turning out to be. Either way, remember, that He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world (1 John 4:4).
With that said, have a Happy New Year and Maranatha!
Have The “Pandemics Of 2022” Already Started? - by Michael Snyder - http://endoftheamericandream.com/have-the-pandemics-of-2022-already-begun/
Wouldn’t it be great if we could have a year without any major pestilences? 2019 seems like it was so long ago, and we may never see another year like it. All of the measures that global authorities have imposed to try to end the COVID pandemic have failed, and now we are being told that we are just going to have to live with COVID on a permanent basis. And Omicron has shown us that a new variant can sweep across the entire globe in just a matter of weeks. Meanwhile, there are several new “outbreaks” that are unrelated to COVID that I am going to be keeping a very close eye on as we enter 2022. For example, we are being told that there is a “massive bird flu outbreak” in Israel right now. The following comes from a Daily Beast article entitled “Massive New Bird Flu Outbreak Could Be 2022’s Deadly Pandemic”…
Israel’s National Security Council has assumed control of a massive bird flu outbreak in the Galilee, which scientists warn could become a “mass disaster” for humans.
Over half a billion migrating birds pass through the area every year, heading for warm African winters or balmy European summers, making this a catastrophic location for a major bird flu outbreak—right at the nexus of global avian travel.
If you do a Google search for “H5N1”, you will find that bird flu outbreaks have literally been reported all over the planet this month.
So this isn’t just happening in Israel.
But the reason why what is taking place in Israel is so alarming is because birds are dropping dead in such large numbers…
Of the 30,000 Eurasian cranes passing this winter at the Hula Nature Reserve, 17 percent are dead, and scientists fear the worst for their surviving brethren, at least 10,000 of which appear to be ailing. The infection of the cranes is the same strain of avian flu which infected chicken coops throughout northern Israel, and led to the cull in recent days of nearly 1 million birds.
The good news is that so far there are no confirmed human cases of H5N1 in Israel.
Of course that could change at any time, and once H5N1 starts spreading among humans it has a very high death rate…
The virus can be deadly if it infects people. The World Health Organization says more than half of the confirmed 863 human cases it has tracked since 2003 proved fatal.
Here in the United States, officials are deeply concerned about a widespread outbreak of an “undiagnosed respiratory illness” in northern Ohio…
Public health exclusively tells Dayton 24/7 Now undiagnosed respiratory illnesses are popping up in the Miami Valley, Cleveland area, and across the northern tier of Ohio.
Health experts say symptoms are similar to the flu, but patients aren’t testing positive for influenza or COVID-19.
Charles Patterson, Clark County Combined Health District’s Health commissioner, explains there’s no way to know how many confirmed cases of this illness are in the state since there’s no case definition for it yet.
Hopefully they will find out what this mystery disease is soon, because it doesn’t sound good.
On the other side of the globe, a different mystery disease has killed close to 100 people in South Sudan…
The illness has so far claimed the lives of 97 people in Fangak, Jonglei State, in the northern part of South Sudan. On Thursday, Fangak County Commissioner Biel Boutros Biel said an elderly woman’s death came as a result of an unidentified illness. South Sudan’s Ministry of Health has said that the disease has mainly affected the elderly and children under 14. It is also said that the symptoms of the mysterious illness include cough, diarrhoea, fever, headaches, joint pain, loss of appetite, body weakness, and chest pain.
WHO officials were deployed to the region to investigate the illness, but they reportedly left the area without revealing their findings to local officials.
Initially, health officials thought that this might be a cholera outbreak, but testing has ruled out that possibility.
Last but certainly not least, the Omicron variant is causing widespread panic all over the world.
In New York, the number of confirmed cases set another brand new record high on December 24th…
The number of positive COVID-19 cases in New York continues to set records, as the state confirmed that 49,708 positive cases were reported on December 24 alone.
That number marks the highest single-day total in the state since the pandemic began.
Fortunately, some experts are telling us that even though Omicron spreads very easily it may be less deadly than the Delta variant.
Of course Omicron and Delta are not the only variants that are floating around out there.
Over the past couple of months, there have been reports that certain COVID variants seem to be causing very ugly skin sores. The following comes from a report in a British news source…
The doctor explained: “I was treating patients in August 2020 last year and I had three patients who had COVID-19 and they had a rash.
“It’s purpuric, almost like a hive-like rash, [it] can be prickly heat rash as well.”
Dr Nighat’s patients weren’t the only ones who suffered from rash linked to Covid, as the COVID ZOE app received thousands of self-reports of this symptom.
If you have developed skin sores or a “rash” after catching COVID, I would like to hear from you.
Because this appears to be something that is happening on a large scale, but the mainstream media in the United States is not really talking about it.
I don’t know which of the news items that I have shared in this article are the most important, but I will be monitoring them all as we enter 2022.
The COVID pandemic has clearly demonstrated how vulnerable we are, and scientists assure us that it is just a matter of time before we are hit by even more pestilences.
I know that most of you are very eager for life to “return to normal”, and I feel the same way.
Unfortunately, our entire planet is now being ravaged by sickness and disease, and a “return to normal” is simply not in the cards.
Nearing Midnight: Sleepwalking Toward the Mark of the Beast – Todd Strandberg - https://www.raptureready.com/category/nearing-midnight/
Over the years, I’ve probably written several dozen articles on modern technology that could be used to implement the mark of the beast. When I was a kid, I read all types of publications that portrayed the 666 mark as an evil tattoo that people were forced to receive. It was commonly portrayed as something similar to the yellow star of David that the Jews were forced to wear during the Holocaust.
In the past couple of years, I’ve been frequently amazed by articles that promoted the use of microchips in managing the Covid-19 pandemic. I’m not stunned by how closely this technology matches the Bible’s description of the mark of the beast. It’s the growing enthusiasm for the chips that has me dumbfounded.
I read on a British news site that a Swedish company is creating a microchip that could be presented as a way to confirm one has the Covid-19 vaccine. The microchip technology startup called Epicenter is creating a microchip that will be implanted under a person’s skin and will rely on existing “near-field communication” (NFC) to send data regarding one’s vaccination status.
A microchip the size of a grain of rice can be implanted under your skin to help provide your vaccination status. The chip is implanted into your arm and can verify your vaccination status when placed next to an NFC. The procedure is relatively quick and costs about $100.
“Imagine showing your COVID-19 passport with just a flash of your arm,” the video starts while showing a person holding out their arm and scanning it with a mobile phone.
“Right now, it is very convenient to have a COVID passport always accessible on your implant,” the video also stated.
The Covid-19 pandemic has been a perfect tool for taking away our liberties. Life will return to normal if we all line up and get our vaccine. If you got a vaccine in January, you now have about zero protection from the Delta and Omicron variants, so now you have to get a booster shot. Drug companies are now working on a second series of booster shots.
I am hard-pressed to find videos that explain what is in these booster shots. About 20% of the US population has a high level of mistrust in the government, which prevents them from getting the Covid vaccine. The media and the government should educate people about what is in the vaccines and how they prevent infection.
For nearly two years, the liberal media have blasted one key message: get the vaccine or you’re going to die. Their sickest angle is focusing on every anti-vaxxer that died from Covid-19. Marcus Lamb, a co-founder and the CEO of the conservative Christian Daystar Television Network, was vocally opposed to Covid-19 vaccines, and he died of it last month. If Lamb had gotten the vaccine and died the next day, the press would never mention his name. I don’t know why Lamb was against the vaccine, but I respect his right not to want to get it.
If you say something negative about the vaccines on social media, you can get banned for spreading misinformation. We have to put 100% of our trust into the ministry of truth. If you put blind faith into any operation, disaster will eventually be the result.
People on the right also need to respect people’s decisions to get the vaccine. Former President Donald Trump got booed by his own supporters for revealing that he’d gotten a Covid vaccine booster shot. If Trump dropped dead from unforeseen side effects, he might save millions of lives by being an early guinea pig.
I was thinking about why we keep losing more and more of our freedom. I realized that mistrust works hand and hand with the liberal media and the government propaganda. A key reason why the Omicron Virant came from South Africa is because 75% of the population is not vaccinated. Millions of doses had to be dumped into landfills because the vaccine had expired. The Africans didn’t have enough faith in the white man’s cure for the virus, so we’re stuck on the variant merry-go-round until the global community requires everyone to get the vaccine. Maybe that Swedish firm will get the contract. The chip could have vaccine status, bank account access code, and proof of allegiance to a certain world leader.
“He causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name” (Rev 13:16-18).
Why Is NASA Hiring Religious Leaders to Prepare For Encounter With Aliens? – David Sidman - https://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=5132
In a rather bizarre move, NASA has recruited a British priest to prepare the religious for the discovery of alien life as space agencies claim to be getting closer to discovering evidence that life exists outside of planet earth reports The Times.
Reverend Dr. Andrew Davison, a priest and theology professor at the University of Cambridge, is among 24 theologians who are participating in a program sponsored by NASA at the space agency's Center for Theological Inquiry (CTI) at Princeton University.
The theologians are attempting to assess how major religions would react to news of alien life being found.
The appointment comes as NASA's $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope blasted into space on Christmas day.
The vessel will implement cutting-edge technology to examine every phase of cosmic history inside the solar system to the most distant observable galaxies in the early universe.
The device, which features infrared capabilities, will study a wide array of scientific questions to help mankind better understand the "origins of the universe and humans' place in it."
One NASA expert said, "We may not discover life for 100 years. Or we may discover it next week."
Davidson seeks to answer theological questions such as whether or not God made life in other parts of the universe and if he sent a savior to die for the sins of aliens.
Another question the British priest seeks to tackle is if discovering extraterrestrial life will require religions to rewrite the entire story of creation in Genesis.
Davison applied for the role after debating these questions with his theology students.
Davison spent an academic year at Princeton University in 2016 in a $1.1 million program sponsored by NASA, called: The Societal Implications of Astrobiology.
CTI head Will Storrar said that Nasa wanted to see "serious scholarship being published in books and journals" addressing the "profound wonder and mystery and implication of finding microbial life on another planet".
According to Davison's book, the world's major religions would take the news of an alien discovery "in their stride."
Daily Jot: As the COVID science turns - Bill Wilson – www.dailyjot.com
The soap opera “As the COVID Science Turns” is once again raising many questions about the contagion. The Supreme Court will decide if the government can force you to put an experimental serum into your body by threatening your livelihood, the ability to sustain yourself, or even travel outside your home. These are very weighty decisions that likely will impact your freedom and your health in the years and decades to come. This is the result of allowing the government to intrude into an individual’s healthcare. The focus of news in 2021 has been about convincing people they will die from a contagion with a 99% survival rate. Anything else, they say, is misinformation. But wait, there’s more.
The Centers for Disease Control is now saying that the “science” it is using has changed, announcing a policy change on quarantining from 10 days to five days after testing positive for COVID. CDC justified the decision saying, “the change is motivated by science demonstrating that the majority of SARS-CoV-2 transmission occurs early in the course of illness, generally in the 1-2 days prior to onset of symptoms and the 2-3 days after.” The “science” demonstrated the very same transmission a year ago. This is really nothing new, except a justification of a policy change. This must be similar “science” on whether to wear a mask or not—it changes with the political science.
When will the CDC change its “science” regarding mandated treatment protocols for hospitals getting paid extra by the government for testing, diagnosing, treatment, and death of COVID patients? Reports are that 817,000 Americans have died of COVID. Studies indicate the mandated treatment protocol of remdesivir and ventilators have over a 50% mortality rate. The New England Medical Journal reports that remdesivir was discontinued for treating Ebola because over 50% of the patients died. A National Library of Medicine report on 69 studies of 57,000 patients documented a 45-84% age-related mortality rate for ventilator treatment. Yet, this science is ignored by the CDC, and successful alternative treatments are ridiculed as misinformation. It’s not misinformation when you experientially know they have worked on friends and family.
Despite evidence that the “vaccine” is ineffective against Omicron and that the vaccinated are transmitting it, COVID Czar Anthony Fauci says only the vaccinated should be allowed on planes. Joe Biden told governors “there is no federal solution. This gets solved at the state level.” But Biden still is petitioning the Supreme Court to allow his vaccine mandates. It’s science de jour as the COVID science turns. All things real and true are labeled misinformation. Your life, liberty and well-being are being challenged by these death-culture wizards with each passing day. Your life may hinge on your discernment. 1 Corinthians 2:14 says, “But the natural man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; nor can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.” The Holy Spirit is your guide. Discern wisely.
Daily Devotion: The Friend Who Stays - by Greg Laurie – www.harvest.org
But there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother. —Proverbs 18:24
https://harvest.org/resources/devotion/the-friend-who-stays/ - Listen
Sometimes, frankly, friends will disappoint you. Sometimes even family will disappoint you. But the Bible says, “There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” (Proverbs 18:24 NKJV). That friend is Jesus.
Friends come and go, but Jesus comes and stays. And it’s only Jesus who is going to save you. It not Jesus and church tradition or Jesus and moral living. Nor is it Jesus and the law and the prophets. That’s why we no longer need animal sacrifices. We don’t need a high priest to step in and represent us to God anymore because Jesus is our high priest. Jesus is the Lamb of God.
Because of the death and resurrection of Jesus, we have open access to God the Father 24/7. We can approach Him through Christ. If you have asked Jesus into your life, He’s not going to leave you. He’s not going to forsake you. You have His Word on that.
Only Jesus can heal a broken heart. Only Jesus can give us the strength to go on when it’s getting hard. As David wrote, “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me” (Psalm 23:4 NKJV).
That’s how we get through the valleys of life. That’s how we get through the storms of life. And that’s how we get through the hardships of life. We realize that we’re not alone. God is walking with us through it.
Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego discovered this as well when they walked through their fiery furnace. There was a fourth person with them whom King Nebuchadnezzar said looked like the Son of God (see Daniel 3:25). I believe it was Jesus who walked with them.
When you’re on your deathbed, it’s only Jesus who will save you. And it’s only Jesus whom you will stand before. When it’s all said and done, it’s only Jesus.
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8/5/2022 12:08:50 pm
08/05/2022. I read your predictions today. I don’t know if they are prophesy yet. It has been a bad year. I pray a lot. I’m praying for a miracle for my family. I want us to live. My granddaughter is soon to be nine. I want to move us all to northern Arizona. I have asked God where we should go. I believe my answer to be a blessed area from God. I need people to pray. I need help. I know that God will provide.
8/15/2022 09:39:37 am
Just wow. To think if you used your time & efforts for something that could really make a difference instead of living in your fantasy world & attempting to bring others along. How many failed prophecies will it take for you & others like you to snap out of it? So sad. What a waste of human potential.
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