A Come to Jesus Moment (Part 1) – Randy Nettles - https://www.rev310.net/post/a-come-to-jesus-moment
A “come-to-Jesus moment or meeting” can have two different connotations; one is used in a figurative/secular sense and one is used in a spiritual or faith-based (Christianity) way. The phrase is usually used in a secular context and refers to a difficult moment, event, or realization that often precipitates a major change in character or behavior. It is often used when describing the moment when someone understands that they are on the wrong path in life and must change direction or priorities.
The expression has become a metaphor for a transformative moment or meeting – like a wake-up call, seeing the light, or an attitude adjustment. Just because ‘Jesus’ is part of the phrase does not mean it has any faith-based belief in Jesus. It just denotes the importance of the moment or meeting. Here is an example of this term: “When my son was born I had a come-to-Jesus moment when I realized that my life was about to change forever.”
In the spiritual, Christian sense, a come-to-Jesus moment or meeting can refer to the time when someone first places their faith in Jesus as the Son of God and believes that He died for their sins. The phrase evidently originates from 19th-century revivalism (the Great Awakening), in which preachers and evangelists gave sermons regarding a personal conversion to Christianity. They told their audience to turn away from the devil by coming to Jesus, and thus save their souls from going to Hell. These open-air revival meetings by the likes of Jonathan Edwards, George Whitfield, and John Wesley were often called “come-to-Jesus meetings.”
In Genesis 42-45 we see a come-to-Jesus moment in the lives of Judah and his nine brothers (Jacobs sons), while they were living in the land of Canaan during the time of the great seven-year drought/famine. Although the brothers didn’t have a conversion experience regarding Jesus, I believe at the end of their ‘moment’ they recognized that the God of their father, Jacob, had intervened in their affairs and their lives would never be the same.
The story begins in Genesis 42 when the drought and famine had just begun (probably about a year into it). Jacob (whose name was later changed to Israel by God) had learned that Egypt still had grain and sent 10 of his sons to buy some of it. Jacob/Israel kept the youngest son, Benjamin, (Joseph’s brother by the same mother) with him as he was afraid something might happen to him like what had happened (supposedly) to Joseph approximately 20 years earlier. Because the 10 brothers were jealous of Joseph (due to Israel’s favoritism toward him), they had sold him into slavery and told their father a wild animal had killed him. All this time Israel had thought his favorite son was dead.
After serving a stint in Potiphar’s household and an Egyptian jail, Joseph was brought in front of Pharaoh to interpret his dreams. Joseph informed him that his dreams were revelations from God regarding the land of Egypt and how there would be 7 years of plenty (crops/livestock) followed by 7 years of drought resulting in crop failures and a lack of grain for food. Pharaoh was so impressed with Joseph’s interpretations of his dreams that he made Joseph governor over Egypt and put him in charge of grain storage during the years of plenty.
When the brothers got to Egypt to buy grain they were questioned by the governor (Joseph), whom they did not recognize. He had them give their family history in which they divulged that their father and youngest brother were still in the land of Canaan. They were subsequently accused of being spies. The ‘governor’ told them he would test them to see if they were telling the truth by sending them back to Canaan to bring their youngest brother, Benjamin, back with them. The governor kept one brother, Simeon, as a prisoner until all 11 of the brothers returned to Egypt. This is the moment when the brothers began to realize that their decades-old sin against Joseph was finally catching up to them.
Then they said to one another, “We are truly guilty concerning our brother, for we saw the anguish of his soul when he pleaded with us, and we would not hear; therefore this distress has come upon us. And Reuben answered them, saying, Did I not speak to you, saying, Do not sin against the boy; and you would not listen? Therefore behold, his blood is now required of us” (Genesis 42:21-22). The brothers then left Egypt and returned home with the grain they had purchased.
When the brothers returned home and told their father what had happened, Israel did not want to send Benjamin back with them. But after the grain was consumed, Israel told them to return to Egypt and purchase more grain. Judah reminded his father that they couldn’t return unless Benjamin accompanied them. Then Judah said to Israel, “Send the lad with me, and we will arise and go, that we may live and not die, both we and you and also our little ones. I myself will be surety for him; from my hand you shall require him. If I do not bring him back to you and set him before you, then let me bear the blame forever. For if we had not lingered, surely by now we would have returned this second time.” Here we see Judah taking some responsibility and becoming the leader amongst his brothers.
The sons of Israel, including Benjamin, returned to Egypt and spoke with the governor. When Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he told his steward to take the men to his house and he would join them later for the noon meal. “ And when Joseph came home, they brought him the present which was in their hand into the house, and bowed down before him to the earth” (Genesis 43:26). This was the fulfillment of a (God-given) dream Joseph had when he was 17 years old and then told it to his older brothers, who hated him all the more for it. He told them: “Please hear this dream which I have dreamed: There we were, binding sheaves in the field. Then behold, my sheaf arose and also stood upright; and indeed your sheaves stood all around and bowed down to my sheaf.”
Joseph then asked them about their well-being and also asked if their father was still alive. After the meal, Joseph told his steward to fill the men’s sacks with food and put each money in the mouth of his sack. This was the second time they had done this. Joseph also told him to put his silver cup in the sack of the youngest son along with his grain money, The next morning the men began their journey home and hadn’t gotten far when they were overtaken by the steward and his men. They searched the sacks of food and found the money and silver cup in Benjamin’s sack.
The steward, doing as Joseph had told him earlier, asked the brothers “why have you repaid evil for good” (insinuating they had stolen the money and cup). Of course the men denied taking the money and cup and told the steward whomever took it should become their slave. They said this because they were confident in their innocence. The steward said, “Now also let it be according to your words; he with whom it is found shall be my slave, and you shall be blameless.” Each man unloaded his sack so the Egyptians could search through them. They began with the oldest and worked their way to the youngest; and the cup was found in Benjamin’s sack. Then they tore their clothes in grief, and each man loaded his donkey and returned to the city.
“So Judah and his brothers came to Joseph’s house, and he was still there; and they fell before him on the ground” (Genesis 44:14). This is the second time Joseph’s brothers had bowed down before him. Joseph asked the men why they had stolen his cup. Judah told the governor there was nothing they could say or do to clear themselves and said, “God has found out the iniquity of your servants; here we are, my lord’s slaves, both we and he also with whom the cup was found” (Genesis 44:16). I believe Judah was actually referring to their previous iniquity against Joseph when they sold him into slavery several decades earlier. At this point he probably felt like he and his nine brothers deserved a life of slavery as well.
The governor informed Judah that only the man whose hand the cup was found would be his slave and the rest could return to their father. Judah then told the governor his family history regarding his father and his two youngest sons (from the same mother) that Jacob had in his old age. He told the governor about how the older of the two brothers had evidently been torn to pieces by a wild animal many years ago and now his father only had the one son (from that particular mother) left. Judah explained this was why his father didn’t want Benjamin to come down to Egypt with them as Israel was afraid something might happen to his youngest son as well.
The rest of Genesis 44 is Judah’s speech to the governor of Egypt interceding for his young half-brother, Benjamin. This is the time in Judah’s life (and possibly his brothers) when he has a come-to-Jesus moment, when he finally realizes the grievous sin that he has committed against Joseph (and his father) and now it’s finally catching up with him. The first time Judah willingly sold his brother, Joseph, into slavery (for it was his idea), he did not even consider what it would do to his father. Judah and his brothers only thought about themselves and the need to get rid of their pesky, tattle-tale little brother. They knew nothing about self-sacrifice or putting other people’ needs or feelings above their own. God, through Joseph, was in the process of teaching them about these virtues by orchestrating this déjà vu situation in their lives.
Judah told the governor, “Now therefore, when I come to your servant my father, and the lad is not with us, since his life is bound up in the lad’s life, it will happen, when he sees that the lad is not with us, that he will die. So your servants will bring down the gray hair of your servant our father with sorrow to the grave. For your servant became surety for the lad to my father, saying, If I do not bring him back to you, then I shall bear the blame before my father forever. Now therefore, please let your servant remain instead of the lad as a slave to my lord, and let the lad go up with his brothers. For how shall I go up to my father if the lad is not with me, lest perhaps I see the evil that would come upon my father?” (Genesis 44:30-34).
Many theologians believe that this act of self-sacrifice was one of the reasons why God chose the Messiah to come from the lineage and tribe of Judah. It was a harbinger of the coming of the Messiah, Jesus, who would sacrifice his life for mankind’s slavery to sin and death. I think when Israel heard the news of Judah’s intercession for Benjamin, he might have said, “This is my son in whom I am well pleased.”
It took a very traumatic come-to-Jesus moment for Judah and the brothers to realize and confront the sins they had committed against Joseph and Israel. The result was a decision to do everything in their power to not allow another brother to be taken into slavery. God had given the brothers another chance to do the right thing and to understand the importance of family and sacrifice.
After Judah’s pleadings before the governor, Joseph could not restrain himself any longer. He revealed his true identity to his brothers and told them to not be angry or grieved with themselves for their evil deeds; because God had sent him to preserve life (against the famine). “God sent me before you to preserve a posterity for you in the earth, and to save your lives by a great deliverance. So now it was not you who sent me here, but God; and He has made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt” (Genesis 45:7-8).
You know the rest of the story. Joseph sent his brothers back to Canaan to inform Israel that his son Joseph was still alive and to re-locate to Egypt, for there were still five more years of famine to endure. Israel was shocked by the news that Joseph was still alive (and probably what his sons had done and lied about it) but was overcome with joy, as you can well imagine. The brothers moved Israel and their entire households to Egypt and he had a very happy reunion with his long lost son, Joseph. This reunion is a typology of our (Christians) heavenly meeting with a deceased loved one when we die or are raptured. Israel lived in Egypt for 17 years and then died at the age of 147 years.
Before Israel died he gathered his sons together and prophesied (according to their lineage or tribe) about their descendant's future in the last days. Here is part of Israel’s prophecy regarding the Messiah coming from the lineage of Judah. “The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor a lawgiver from between his feet, until Shiloh comes; and to Him shall be the obedience of the people. Binding his donkey to the vine, and his donkey’s colt to the choice vine, he washed his garments in wine, and his clothes in the blood of grapes” (Genesis 49:9-11).
After Israel’s death, the brothers thought that Joseph might now repay them for all the evil which they had done to him. So they sent messengers to Joseph, saying, “Before your father died he commanded, saying, thus you shall say to Joseph: I beg you please forgive the trespass of your brothers and their sin, for they did evil to you. Now, please, forgive the trespass of the servants of the God of your father” (Genesis 50:16-17). Then the brothers went and fell down before Joseph (the third time), and they said, “Behold we are your servants.”
Joseph’s reply to his brother’s doubts is one of the great truths in the Bible. Joseph said, “Do not be afraid, for am I in the place of God? But as for you, you meant evil against me; but
God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive.
Now therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones.” And he
comforted them and spoke kindly to them“ (Genesis 50:19-21).
Judah and his brothers had a come-to-Jesus moment which led to the complete restoration of the twelve sons of Israel. In part II we will look at some literal come-to-Jesus moments.
Israel Reportedly Fires Missiles From The Golan, Striking Hezbollah & Iranian Targets Near Damascus – HD Staff - https://harbingersdaily.com/israel-reportedly-fires-missiles-from-the-golan-striking-hezbollah-iranian-targets-near-damascus/
Explosions were heard Monday night over the city of Damascus, where Israel reportedly fired missiles from the Golan Heights toward targets south of the Syrian capital.
The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) alledged that Syria’s air defenses confronted “Israeli missile aggression that targeted some sites [in] Damascus[‘s] southern countryside,” which the Israeli Defence Forces have not confirmed.
Syrian media further claimed that its defenses “downed most of the hostile missiles,” a declaration frequently made following Israeli strikes in the region. Although, as clarified by the Times of Israel, that assertion is overwhelmingly dismissed by “Israeli military officials and civilian defense analysts” as “empty boasts.”
The multiple airstrikes reportedly struck targets south of the city in al-Kiswah and near the Damascus international airport, regions previously targeted by Israel to disrupt Iranian military bases.
Amir Tsarfati, Founder and President of Behold Israel, reported that Monday night’s Israeli strike was on “Hezbollah And Iranian targets near Damascus.”
“Blasts are heard all around,” Tsarfati, who served as the deputy governor of Jericho, stated. “The Israeli strike was with surface to surface missiles—not by fighter jets—launched from the Golan Heights. All enemy targets were hit.”
Israel has carried out numerous strikes in the region of Damascus and elsewhere, working to prevent the transfer of weapons and an Iranian foothold in the Syrian country, which borders the Jewish State to the north.
The urgency to prevent an Iranian presence in the region has only been heightened as the Islamic Republic, which is brazenly vocal in its desire to obliterate Israel, inches closer to obtaining a nuclear weapon.
Although many may simply view Israeli strikes in Syria as a regular occurrence in the region, Christians take particular notice when discussing military actions in the country’s capital. That is because Damascus, which is the longest continually inhabited city in the world, has its future end detailed in Scripture.
Jack Hibbs, the senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, during the last Israel strike near Damascus on May 21st, explained the city’s Biblical significance.
“For those of us who know our Bibles, it’s always an attention-getter whenever we hear about Damascus being involved in any form of warfare,” Hibbs described. “The book of Isaiah chapter 17 tells us that there will be an utter and total devastation that comes to the city of Damascus.”
Isaiah 17:1 reads, “The burden of Damascus. Behold, Damascus is taken away from being a city, and it shall be a ruinous heap.”
“With all that’s going on in the world right now, keep your eye on the news with your Bible open,” Pastor Hibbs underscored. “It may be that such an event will trigger either a regional or world war…”
According to Hibbs and many other Bible Prophecy students, Damascus’s future destruction may also be the catalyst for “the Ezekiel 38 battle” in-which Russia, Iran, Turkey, and others come together from the north, with weaponry supplied by Russia, to attack the Jewish State.
Nearing Midnight: May – A Month of Murder – Todd Strandberg - https://www.raptureready.com/category/nearing-midnight/
Mass Murder events have become so common in America that most of them are not reported as national news. There have been 233 mass shootings this year in the U.S., per data collected by the Gun Violence Archive. The archive characterizes a mass shooting as four or more people shot or killed, not including the shooter.
In the last year, 12 major cities have hit all-time homicide records. The liberal media wants to cover for the Biden administration, so it turns a blind eye to most of the carnage. The month of May was so bad that it is impossible to ignore the fact that something very wrong is taking place in our nation.
On May 14, an 18-year-old white man shot and killed 10 people and injured three others at a supermarket in a predominantly Black area, authorities said. Eleven of the victims are Black. Authorities say the suspect was motivated by racial hate.
On May 15, at least one person was killed and five wounded — including four critically injured — after a shooting at a church in Laguna Woods, California, the sheriff’s department said. David Chou, 68, of Las Vegas, Nevada, was named as the suspect. The attacker was a Chinese man that was motivated by hatred for Taiwan, where he was born after his family was forced from mainland China when the Communists prevailed in a civil war that ended in 1949.
On May 24 in Uvalde, Texas, Salvador Ramos shot his grandmother and then traveled to Robb Elementary School, where he killed 19 children and two teachers. The gunman’s rampage lasted 77 minutes, and police found as many as 1,657 rounds of ammunition and 60 magazines in his possession after he was shot dead.
Since the Memorial weekend finished out the month, it was a given that a large number of people would be shot in Chicago. Sure enough, at least 52 people were shot and 10 were killed in separate shootings across the windy city.
The left’s sole answer to mass murder events is gun control. If we prevent people from buying guns, they think the problem will be solved. There are more firearms in the U.S. than there are citizens. Many third-world nations have far greater restrictions on guns, and they outpace us in gun-related crime.
There is one popular legal proposal that would seem to show promise: it would offer incentives for states to pass “red flag” laws aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of people who are mentally ill. I would be all for this measure, but I know the left’s agenda. I agree that crazy people shouldn’t have access to guns. Once we start putting restrictions on the mentally ill, the left can change the definition of who qualifies as needing to be red-flagged.
Libertarian podcaster Joe Rogan recently warned of the dangers of giving in to the current gun control mob:
“I don’t think it’s wise to take all the guns away from people and give all the power to the government. We see how they are with an armed populace; they still have a tendency towards totalitarianism. And the more increased power and control you have over people, the easier it is for them to do what they do. And it’s a natural inclination, when you’re a person in power, to try to hold more power and acquire more power.”
Texas Senator Ted Cruz has also warned how dangerous it would be to surrender to anti-Second Amendment campaigners:
Speaking at the NRA conference in Houston this past weekend, Cruz stated, “It’s far easier to slander one’s political adversaries and to demand that responsible citizens forfeit their constitutional rights than it is to examine the cultural sickness giving birth to unspeakable acts of evil.”
“It’s far less comfortable to ask why despair and isolation and violent hatred is so prevalent in America,” he further urged, adding that “the elites who dominate our culture” are intent on pushing the idea that “firearms lie at the root of the problem.”
Cruz continued, “Tragedies like the events of this week are a mirror forcing us to ask hard questions, demanding that we see where our culture is failing – looking at broken families, absent fathers, declining church attendance, social media bullying, violent online content, desensitizing the act of murder in video games, chronic isolation, prescription drug and opioid abuse. And their collective effects on the psyche of young Americans is both complicated and multifaceted.”
“It’s a lot easier to moralize about guns and to shriek about those you disagree with politically, but it’s never been about guns,” the Senator further declared.
“Taking guns away from these responsible Americans will not make them safer, nor will it make our nation more secure,” Cruz said, adding that “In an age where elites embrace defunding the police, when homelessness runs rampant, when gangs dominate entire communities, and when radical district attorneys refuse to prosecute violent crime in cities across America, rarely has the Second Amendment been more necessary to secure the rights of our fellow citizens.”
About 100 years ago, you could walk into a pharmacy and freely purchase heroin and cocaine. You could then go to a hardware store and buy cases of dynamite. Today, it’s unthinkable to have these products for sale. What allowed them to be easily accessible is that there was a moral foundation that prevented most people from doing evil things with them.
I remember, in my teenage years, most dry goods stores sold cans of gunpowder. If Amazon and Walmart existed back then, you could buy gunpowder from them with no questions asked. Today, you have to go to a few specialty sites to purchase gunpowder. We can’t openly sell gunpowder because too many people would use it to make bombs. If our nation continues to descend into depravity, we may have to restrict the sale of knives.
It is very disturbing that all these mass murder events have failed to cause people to question the moral health of our nation. The vast majority of times when a shooter kills more than a dozen people, they generally end up dead. When they wake up in hell, there is no rewind button. It chills me to the bone to understand that these murderers suddenly realize they made the ultimate mistake and they are doomed for all eternity to suffer for their crime. I Praise God for providing us with grace that saves us from our sinful nature.
“But the fearful, and unbelieving, and the abominable, and murderers, and whoremongers, and sorcerers, and idolaters, and all liars, shall have their part in the lake which burneth with fire and brimstone: which is the second death” (Revelation 21:8).
The Top 10 Creepiest & Most Dystopian Things Pushed by The World Economic Forum - https://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=5402
When one talks about the "global elite", one usually refers to a small group of wealthy and powerful individuals who operate beyond national borders. Through various organizations, these non-elected individuals gather in semi-secrecy to decide policies they want to see applied on a global level.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) is smack dab in the middle of it all. Indeed, through its annual Davos meetings, the WEF attempts to legitimize and normalize its influence on the world's democratic nations by having a panel of world leaders attending and speaking at the event.
A simple look at the list of attendees at these meetings reveals the organization's incredible reach and influence. The biggest names in media, politics, business, science, technology, and finance are represented at the WEF.
According to mass media, the Davos meetings gather people to discuss issues such as "inequality, climate change, and international cooperation". This simplistic description appears to be custom-made to cause the average citizen to yawn in boredom. But topics at the WEF go much further than "inequality".
Throughout the years, people at the WEF have said some highly disturbing things, none of which garnered proper media attention. In fact, when one pieces together the topics championed by the WEF, an overarching theme emerges: The total control of humanity using media, science, and technology while reshaping democracies to form a global government.
If this sounds like a far-fetched conspiracy theory, keep reading. Here are the 10 most dystopian things that are being pushed by the WEF right now. This list sorted is in no particular order. Because they're all equally crazy.
#10 Penetrating Governments
The least one can say is that Klaus Schwab, the founder and the head of the WEF is not a fan of democracy. In fact, he perceives it as an obstacle to a fully globalized world.
In the 2010 WEF report titled "Global Redesign", Schwab postulates that a globalized world is best managed by a "self-selected coalition of multinational corporations, governments (including through the UN system), and select civil society organizations (CSOs)". This is the exact opposite of a democracy.
He argued that governments are no longer "the overwhelmingly dominant actors on the world stage" and that "the time has come for a new stakeholder paradigm of international governance". For this reason, the Transnational Institute (TNI) described the WEF as "a silent global coup d'état" to capture governance.
In 2017, at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, Schwab blatantly admitted what is continually dismissed as a "conspiracy theory" by mass media: The WEF is "penetrating" governments around the world.
"I have to say, when I mention now names, like Mrs. Angela Merkel and even Vladimir Putin, and so on, they all have been Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum. But what we are very proud of now is the young generation, like Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the President of Argentina and so on.
We penetrate the cabinets. So yesterday I was at a reception for Prime Minister Trudeau and I know that half of his cabinet, or even more than half of his cabinet, are actually Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum. (...) It's true in Argentina and it's true in France, with the President - a Young Global Leader."
In this outstanding talk, Schwab blatantly stated that Angela Merkel of Germany, Vladimir Putin of Russia, Justin Trudeau of Canada, and Emmanuel Macron of France were "groomed" by the WEF. He even adds that at least half of Canada's cabinet consists of representatives sold to the WEF's agenda. This is not a conspiracy theory. This is the absolute truth, confirmed by the head of the WEF himself.
#9 Controlling Minds Using Sound Waves
In 2018, one of the topics of discussion at the WEF was "Mind Control Using Sound Waves". I did not alter this title for sensationalism, those are exactly the words used by the WEF.
This is the title of an actual article published on the WEF's official website. It was deleted for obscure reasons, but it is still viewable in web archives.
In the article, the technology is touted as a possible treatment for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease. However, the article also states that "it can cure you, it can get you addicted, and it can kill you". It can also be used to completely control a person's mind, remotely. The article states:
"I can see the day coming where a scientist will be able to control what a person sees in their mind's eye, by sending the right waves to the right place in their brain. My guess is that most objections will be similar to those we hear today about subliminal messages in advertisements, only much more vehement.
This technology is not without its risks of misuse. It could be a revolutionary healthcare technology for the sick, or a perfect controlling tool with which the ruthless control the weak. This time though, the control would be literal."
The conclusion of the article: Nobody can stop scientists from developing this technology. To prevent misuse, it should be regulated by organizations such as ... the WEF. That's convenient because some companies developing this technology are part of the WEF. Do you see where this is going?
#8 Pills That Contain Microchips
Once again, this title sounds like a far-fetched conspiracy theory cleverly worded for sensationalism. It is not. In a video from the WEF's 2018 meeting where Albert Bourla, the CEO of Pfizer, talks about pills that contain microchips.
"FDA approved the first 'electronic pill', if I can call it like that. It is basically a biological chip that is in the tablet and, once you take the tablet, and it disolves into your stomach, it sends a signal that you took the tablet. So imagine the applications of that, the compliance. The insurance companies would know that the medicines that patients should take, they do take them. It is fascinating what happens in this field."
Is this field truly fascinating? Or utterly dystopian? As Bourla himself said: Imagine the compliance. This kind of technology could easily open the door to all kinds of nefarious applications. Since then, COVID put Pfizer in a position of power never seen before for a pharmaceutical company.
Like Pfizer, the WEF is also using COVID to further its agenda.
#7 Praising Massive Lockdowns
In 2020 and 2021, cities around the world were subjected to massive and drastic lockdowns, causing job losses, suicides, drug overdoses, isolation, mental health issues, domestic abuse, bankruptcies, and homelessness. During this horrific period, children could not attend school for months and were essentially barred from interacting with other children. A slew of small and medium businesses was destroyed while large corporations thrived.
Despite all of this, the WEF could not hide its love of drastic, life-destroying lockdowns. In fact, it released a video surrealistically called "Lockdowns are quietly improving cities around the world".
The video states "Lockdowns significantly reduced human activity ... leading to Earth's quietest period in decades," while showing dystopian images of empty cities and planes stuck on the ground.
Completely ignoring the immense human suffering caused by these lockdowns, the WEF considered it was all worth it because "carbon emissions were down 7% in 2020".
When this thing was first posted, it garnered intense backlash. So the WEF deleted the video of course.
Despite deleting the video, the WEF kept praising lockdowns. That's because the WEF would love to see "covidian" life become permanent.
#6 "Take a Peek at the Future"
Judging by comments on YouTube and social media, people absolutely hate videos created by the WEF. But they keep coming. Because they don't care what you think. They just want to plant their seed of insanity into your mind. In a video titled "How our lives could soon look", the WEF invites viewers to "take a peek at the future". And it is BLEAK. It is all about making COVID life permanent.
The video is filled with masked people, Purell dispensers, and QR codes. This is the future they want.
#5 Pushing For a Great Reset
As stated above, the WEF perceives the pandemic as an "opportunity". It is not only an opportunity to reshape our personal existence but to restructure the entire world structure according to its principles. The WEF calls it "the Great Reset". To promote this Reset (that absolutely nobody wants) the WEF released a propaganda video (it really fits the definition of "propaganda").
This short video manages to contain an incredible amount of subversive messages. It even ridiculizes "conspiracy theories" while, astoundingly, confirming these theories.
The video also announced the "death of capitalism".
While capitalism is based on a self-regulating system of offer and demand, the Great Reset looks to redefine the way businesses are evaluated through new parameters. The main one: Compliance with the elite's social and political agendas.
Towards the end, the narrator utters this enigmatic sentence:
"And that's all about getting the right people in the right place at the right time".
While the video doesn't quite explain what this sentence actually means in real-life situations, its implications are rather chilling. Instead of allowing successful individuals and businesses to grow organically, the elite's system would interfere to "get the right people at the right place at the right time", in accordance with its agenda. In other words, the system would be rigged and compliance with a wider agenda would be mandatory in a new economy.
The video ends with a call to viewers to get involved. However, of course, you're not actually invited to the WEF. In fact, they're actually looking to "recalibrate" your freedom of speech.
#4 "Recalibrating" freedom of speech
An easy way to identify world leaders who are groomed by the WEF is through their incessant railing against free speech. They absolutely hate it and they're constantly calling for the internet to be censored and highly regulated. At the 2022 Davos meeting, Australian "eSafety commissioner" Julie Inman Grant stated that we need a "recalibration of free speech".
"We are finding ourselves in a place where we have increasing polarization everywhere and everything feels binary when it doesn't need to be. So I think we're going to have to think about a recalibration of a whole range of human rights that are playing out online. You know, from freedom of speech to the freedom to be free from online violence."
Here, Grant essentially calls for censorship. She even believes that freedom of speech as a human right should be "recalibrated" using "online violence" as an excuse. There is no such thing as "online violence". They love to equate speech with violence. It is an extremely manipulative way of justifying China-style censorship.
Free speech is, in fact, binary. Either it exists or it doesn't. And they clearly don't want it to exist.
#3 Tracking Your Clothes
The WEF wants to control your clothes. And they've made a video about it. Did I mention that people absolutely hate WEF videos? Here's another one that got people's blood boiling.
Using the environment as an excuse (as usual), the WEF announced the coming of clothing laced with "digital passports" that can be traced at all times. Backed by Microsoft (of course), these garments will apparently flood the market by 2025.
According to the WEF, these chips will allow fashion brands to resell their clothes. I have no idea how that would work. The video makes sure NOT to mention that this technology would be a great way of tracking those who ditched their smartphones.
But ditching your smartphone might become ... impossible.
#2 "Smartphones will be in your body by 2030"
At the 2022 Davos meeting, Nokia CEO Pekka Lundmark claimed that, by 2030, "smartphones will be implanted directly into the body." This would coincide with the coming of 6G technology, which is expected to be launched by the end of the decade.
For years, this site has been documenting the elite's incessant push for transhumanism, which is the merging of humans with machines. They're looking to accelerate this transition by making things people cannot live without (such as smartphones) available in transhumanist form.
Are you noticing their creepy eagerness to insert things inside our bodies?
#1 "You'll Own Nothing. And You'll Be Happy."
This is probably the most dystopian moment in WEF history. In 2016, Ida Auken, a Member of Parliament in Denmark said:
"Welcome to 2030. I own nothing, have no privacy, and life has never been better".
The WEF loved that quote so much that it tweeted about it.
The WEF loves to phrase its "predictions" in a non-conditional form, as if they're an inevitability. But look at this smiling guy. He's clearly happy. Thank you WEF!
An article on the WEF's website explains:
"I don't own anything. I don't own a car. I don't own a house. I don't own any appliances or any clothes," writes Danish MP Ida Auken. Shopping is a distant memory in the city of 2030, whose inhabitants have cracked clean energy and borrow what they need on demand. It sounds utopian, until she mentions that her every move is tracked and outside the city live swathes of discontents, the ultimate vision of a society split in two.
In this dystopian future, there are no products you can own. Only "services" that are rented and delivered using drones. This system would make all humans completely dependent on WEF-controlled corporations for every single basic need. There would be absolutely no autonomy, no freedom, and no privacy. And you'll be happy.
Honorable Mention: Individual carbon footprint tracker
At the 2022 Davos meeting, Alibaba Group president J. Michael Evans announced the development of an "individual carbon tracker".
Once again, the WEF uses the environment to promote the micro-management of human behavior. Evans says that the tracker can monitor "where they're traveling, how they're traveling, what are they're eating and what are they consuming on the platform".
Notice that he used the pronoun "they" and not "we" because there is no way in hell he's going to use that thing. Me neither.
Upon reviewing this list, two common themes become obvious. The first theme is "penetration". The WEF wants to penetrate governments using "Global Leaders" (aka Manchurian candidates). It also wants to penetrate our bodies through pills, microchips, and vaccines. It also wants to penetrate our minds using soundwaves, censorship, and propaganda.
The other theme is "control". They want to control what we think, where we go, what we say, what we eat, and what we wear.
Do you know who agrees with the WEF? China. Censorship is widespread, a social credit system controls people's behaviors and COVID is still used as an excuse for massive lockdowns and total population control. Not to mention the literal concentration camps. Despite all of this, Chinese officials are constantly present at WEF meetings. Why? Because China is basically a laboratory for the WEF's policies.
With all of that being said, how can we counteract the WEF's insanity? How can we vote them out if they were never voted in? A first step would be to elect - at all levels of government - representatives that want nothing to do with the WEF. If our elected officials treated the WEF as the rogue, illegitimate organization that it is, its influence would be greatly reduced.
Second, we can boycott every company that is part of the WEF. I realize this is easier said than done because many of these companies are virtual monopolies. However, if we stop giving them our money, they'll stop using our money to poison our lives.
Then, they'll own nothing. And we'll all be happy.
Daily Jot: The Great Reset and You - Part 1 - Bill Wilson – www.dailyjot.com
The most dangerous threat to the exercise of religion and freedom of speech in your lifetime, and perhaps history to date, is not a theory, but it is a conspiracy. It’s called the Great Reset. People who can see the end from the beginning have been sounding the alarm for decades. The foundational element, at least, is not a theory, while many of the conclusions drawn from it remain to be proven and often discounted and ridiculed by a Great Reset-complicit news media. This is a situation where there is no need to embellish the truth. It’s bad enough. Over the next few days, The Daily Jot will try to explain the Great Reset without embellishment and in layman’s terms. Be prepared to suspend your disbelief.
The Great Reset is the brainchild of Klaus Schwab, a swiss engineer and economist, who founded the World Economic Forum (WEF) as the European Management Forum in 1971. His idea of “Stakeholder Capitalism” argues that “the management of a modern enterprise must serve not only shareholders, but all stakeholders to achieve long-term growth and prosperity.” Stakeholder Capitalism requires corporate cooperation with government, and in turn, strong government intervention in the economy. Formerly known as corporatism or economic fascism, it is the economic model employed today in China. Corporations in league with the communist government, pay huge taxes for favor, and assist the government in orchestrating tyrannical control of the population, except, of course, those who are in control.
The WEF holds meetings of global elites in Davos, Switzerland each year. The goal is to integrate top leaders of civil society, business, and government to enable joint action and achieve collective progress on the Davos Agenda. This agenda includes global and political interaction, environmental responsibility (climate change), reimagining the global economy, global healthcare, technology, and social equity in an effort to attain a more fair, just, sustainable and inclusive world society. In this stakeholder model, governments, favored corporations and nonprofits partner and collaborate to control governance of people and are unaccountable to constituents (in America’s case, they are unaccountable to voters). The WEF derives its power from its membership and its agreement with the UN to support the UN 2030 Agenda.
The WEF membership is a who’s who of global business and government. Schwab boasts that there are over 600 captains of global industry and 80 countries involved. If you live in America, you are 99% likely to support many of the companies. They are intertwined in your life. These companies are part and parcel to working so closely with the government that they have enabled the government to circumvent the US Constitution to trample your rights to free speech and religious expression, and at the same time made exorbitant profits without concern for any so-called “stakeholder,” except their pocketbooks. Part 2 tomorrow will explain the relationship between you, COVID and the Great Reset. As Christ said in Luke 8:17, “For nothing is secret that will not be revealed, nor anything hidden that will not be known and come to light.”
Daily Devotion: Leaning on a Spider’s Web - by Greg Laurie – www.harvest.org
The same happens to all who forget God. The hopes of the godless evaporate. Their confidence hangs by a thread. They are leaning on a spider’s web. —Job 8:13-14
https://harvest.org/resources/devotion/leaning-on-a-spiders-web-2/ - Listen
Are you content with where you are spiritually, or do you find yourself taking two steps forward and three steps back? Maybe it seemed like you were growing in your relationship with Christ, and then you had a huge setback. Or maybe there’s a pattern of sin in your life, and you can’t seem to break free from it.
It’s sort of like a Goliath that becomes more powerful with each passing day. Goliath wasn’t born the nine-foot-six-inch man who faced off with young David in the Valley of Elah (see 1 Samuel 17). Eventually that little baby became a young man, who then became a full-grown giant of a man.
Maybe that’s how you feel about your sin. It just gets larger and larger, and you don’t know how to defeat it. Perhaps it has even caused you to become very depressed. I want you to know that you’re loved by God. And you’re loved by people more than you realize.
When we get depressed, I think it’s usually due to one of these three things: (1) something we did in our past, (2) something we wish we had not done, or (3) something we wish we had not said.
Feeling this way is not unique to our time. In Job, the oldest book of the Bible, we read, “The hopes of the godless evaporate. Their confidence hangs by a thread. They are leaning on a spider’s web” (Job 8:13–14 NLT).
Have you ever tried to lean on a spider’s web? It won’t hold you up, of course. In the same way, if you put your hope, your trust, in the things of this world and in what this culture offers you, then you will come up empty. But if you put your hope in God, everything can change for you.
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