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July 11, 2016
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Are You Ready? - Pete Garcia - http://www.omegaletter.com/articles/articles.asp?ArticleID=8271
Over the vast expanse of man's time spent shuffling around on this little blue rock, two constants have ever been his companion; misery and tragedy. Of course, this was not how it was intended to be, but man, given the choice, chose to go his own way.
You and I are no different. We've spent most of our lives doing what we wanted to do, paying little attention to what our Creator's designs were for our lives, and instead, chose to subjugate ourselves to one thing or another. But as we see time coming to a close, and whether that close means our own mortality, or that the age itself is coming to an end, is still up in the air as to which will occur first. But we feel it. We sense it. The world has gone morally insane, and we are living in this surreal state of bizarro-world where evil is good and good, evil. Change is coming, and coming soon. Are you ready?
If the world were the Titanic, the time for avoiding the proverbial iceberg as it were, has passed. We are now on a collision course and even if we wanted to turn the ship, there is simply no more time, nor space, in which to do so. But the passengers on the deck are carrying on as if nothing could sink the unsinkable ship, and their thoughts and cares are focused on the party at hand. They aren't going to know anything is wrong until the abrupt stop happens, and the ship begins to list to one side. This isn't too far off from where we are in the world today. There is a collision course that we are heading towards, of which we are unable to steer clear any further. We are going to hit, and it's not a matter of if, but when. Are you ready?
And as it was in the days of Noah, so it will be also in the days of the Son of Man: They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed them all. Likewise as it was also in the days of Lot: They ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; but on the day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven and destroyed them all. Even so will it be in the day when the Son of Man is revealed. Luke 17:26-30
The above passage states, that life will be normal when Christ returns for His Church. Granted, that normal will be the 'new normal', but juxtaposed to this, is life inside the seven-year Tribulation, which will be anything BUT normal. We also know (as did those in Jesus's day) what Genesis had to say about life then. They probably had a much better understanding of it than we do today, given the historical knowledge that has since been lost after 2,000 years of Jewish diaspora.
But here is what we do know about Noah's day; (Genesis 6, 1 Peter 3:19-21, 2 Peter 2:4-5)
*The world was exceedingly wicked and violent
*Every thought of man's heart was only evil
*We know that Nephilim walked the earth
We know that in Lot's day, Sodom and Gomorrah were; (Genesis 19, Ezekiel 16:49, 2 Peter 2:6, Jude 1:7)
*Rampant sexual perversion and promiscuity
*Morally, economically, and governmentally corrupt
Culturally speaking, today's world, with its burgeoning population of over seven billion, is exceedingly violent. Every corner of the planet has some form of war, violent crime, or terrorism ongoing. We have legalized child sacrifice and are currently at around 55,000,000 murdered unborn babies. Genesis 4:10 states that Abel's blood cried out to God from the ground, how much louder is it now with around 55,000,000 unborn children slaughtered since 1973? Are you ready?
Financially speaking, as the leading economy of the world, the United States has blown past the recovery point of which we could have salvaged something from our economic system. If every other financial system in the world, either overtly or covertly, relies on our fiscal stability to maintain their own, (and they do), the writing is already on the wall for change. We simply cannot sustain the status quo for much longer. At $20T in debt, we've not only bankrupted this generation's piggy bank, but those of our children's and grandchildren's as well. Expert and novice alike are all saying the same thing...we cannot sustain our current system....Are you ready? (Revelation 13)
Ethnically speaking, the fact that BlackLivesMatters is even a major movement now, which advocates the killing of whites and law enforcement, and has the backing of major media figures, almost an entire half of our political system, and the President of the United States...is deeply troubling. It would seem, that the great, ethnic civil war he wanted, is brewing right before our very eyes.
In the past eight years, we've seen a rapid increase by means of government-sanctioned, massive relocation efforts for Mexican, Central-American, African, and Muslim immigrants into the EU and US...most of whom either refuse to assimilate or can't into the host nation. What this means at least in the US, is that the dream of E Pluribus Unum (out of many, one)...is dead.
This tactic of 'divide and conquer', is the only way that leftist elites can continue to propagate their evil agenda of accumulating power. They do this by force-feeding mandatory labels for everyone through political correctness, then keep everyone agitated and divided along ethnic, sexual orientation, religious, and economic classes. They then pit all these unassimilated groups against each other, and their host nation, weakening everyone collectively while they reap the benefits of anarchy and disorder. So as you see the world tearing itself apart, ask yourself this....Are you ready? (Matt. 24:7)
Morally speaking, the West has turned against the very bedrock of its own foundational underpinning (or rather, that which affords us the freedom to exist as we are) - the Judeo-Christian worldview. The world has decided instead, to dive head first into the deep end of the lunacy pool and has enthusiastically embraced the satanic view of "do what thou wilt", or in common speak, do whatever you want. It doesn't matter how bizarre, unethical, immoral, or illogical it is...the world will accept you...or so the message goes. They are relentless in kicking God out of the public arena of ideas, and as nature abhors a vacuum, they have replaced Him with Secular Humanism and Islam. The traditional roles of men and women have been flipped on their heads to the point that even which restroom one can use has been called into question.
We've rewritten the definition of marriage. We've turned the world's greatest military into a giant, bureaucratic social experiment that has nothing to do with operational readiness, and everything to do with ensuring its own demise. The left has done it's very best to ensure that political correctness, no matter how illogical or undermining it has become, becomes the mainstay within our ranks and in our education system.
The left has spent the better part of the 20th century, dumbing down subsequent generations of students who now think that the theory of evolution is true, that Marxism and Socialism are superior to capitalism, and that all cultures and religions are equally valid. This generation embraces the labels the left puts on groups, and they embrace these completely totalitarian systems which will kill billions in the future and snuff out every ounce of personal freedom they think their fighting for. And as we watch this tragedy unfolding again, ask yourself...Are you ready?
Politically speaking, our government has become bloated, corrupt, and highly susceptible to the highest bidder. In a very real sense, we are no longer a Constitutional Republic but a Socialist Oligarchy, beholden to both career politicians and special interest groups. The EU is even worse, with unelected technocrats ruling the European Continent from Brussels, Belgium. But both the US and the EU, have ceded much of their own power and authority, over to the United Nations (UN), which means that if Hillary or another democrat is elected in 2016, whatever sovereignty we think we have, will be forever lost. Ten years ago, it seemed laughable that the UN could ever control our nations. Conspiracy theorists would get online every once and a while and show a convoy of UN vehicles being line-hauled somewhere and people would get stirred up for a minute, then forget the next.
While I don't subscribe to the notion that the UN will ever physically control the United States in regards to positioning UN troops here...they'd get crushed if they tried. I do however know, that the UN doesn't have to station troops here to control us if they already own our elected officials. If leftist politicians get their way, they would cede their own authority over to a global (or at least regional) system and it would in a sense be a bloodless coupe.
And with BREXIT in the rearview mirror sending shockwaves throughout Europe, the EU will now close ranks and form the super-state its always wanted to avoid the possibility of future exits from its current remaining members. Seeing the collapse of nationalism and the rise of globalism, Are you ready?
Constitutionally speaking, we have leftist politicians and idiot celebs at the very height of hypocrisy. The idiot celebrities will make movie after movie, in which the characters they play grotesquely glamorizing gun violence, (shaping young and impressionable minds) then get on their idealistic soap boxes after they've made their millions, and state that individual citizens don't have the right (or common sense) to own their own guns for self-defense. Leftist political hacks use every tragic shooting and bombing as a means to justify stripping away those Constitutional rights away from we (the little people), while hiding behind their own armed body guards. The real battle for the 2nd Amendment, because without it, the 1st (Freedom of Speech, Assembly, and Religion) will no longer survive...Are you ready?
Technologically speaking, we're crossing barriers that weren't meant to be crossed; three parent children, animal-human hybrids, transhumanism, CERN, weapons of mass destruction, language translators, etc. Modern man is intent on crossing further boundaries if given the time to do so; cracking the code on extending human life to centuries, teleportation, and Artificial Super Intelligence. As impossible and/or unlikely as it sounds, man has the potential to do all these. Given the warning that God gives in Genesis 11:6 ask yourself, Are you ready?
"But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Take heed, watch and pray; for you do not know when the time is...Watch therefore, for you do not know when the master of the house is coming-in the evening, at midnight, at the crowing of the rooster, or in the morning-lest, coming suddenly, he find you sleeping. And what I say to you, I say to all: Watch!" Mark 13:32-36
There are many more areas in which I could have addressed such as apostasy in the Church, the rise of false religions and belief systems, massive increase in occult and supernatural activity, the massive increase in drug abuse, etc. But seeing how crazy the world has become in just the past two decades and how much innocent blood is currently on our collective hands, should we anticipate that man has finally exhausted the patience of God? I believe we have. Thankfully God is longsuffering, (2 Peter 3:9) and His timing is divinely precise (Gal. 4:4)...and given the fact that He has already waited 2,000 years to return, I believe we are rapidly reaching the end of the season of the church age which would seem to fit the patterns of the other ages which belong to the annals of history.
We have no idea when Christ will return. It could be today, tomorrow, ten years from now. Furthermore, with all the prophetic sign posts blowing past us at increasingly rapid speed, and the storm clouds are swirling overhead, we know the storm of the Tribulation is almost upon us. Individually speaking, we aren't guaranteed our next breath. Around 155,000 people die and enter into eternity every single day. All we do know for sure is, with each passing day, we are one day closer to His return. Are you ready?
UNESCO to Vote on Whether Temple Mount is Jewish or Not - By Abra Forman - http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/71628/unesco-vote-whether-temple-mount-jewish-not/#xOk5ZQYwqWO3c4W2.97
"How full of awe is this place! this is none other than the house of God, and this is the gate of heaven." Genesis 28:17 (The Israel Bible™)
The United Nations is once more set to question the eternal connection of the Temple Mount and the Jewish religion with a vote on a resolution which would repudiate any link between the two.
The UN's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will vote on the draft decision during its 40th annual meeting, which is being held in Istanbul, Turkey. It is the second such anti-Israel decision in months, following an April resolution in which UNESCO attempted to erase Israel's ties to its ancient heritage sites, the Temple Mount and the Western Wall.
The Temple Mount is considered the holiest place in the Jewish religion. It is the site of two ancient Jewish Temples. The purchase of the site by King David and the building of the Temples are recorded in the Bible. However, today the Temple Mount is claimed by Arabs, whose work to delegitimize Jewish ties to the site has gained much ground on the international stage, as evidenced by the adoption of the April resolution.
The new UN draft, a joint Palestinian-Jordanian effort, calls for a return to the "historic status quo" which existed before the 1967 war. Presumably, this means completely banning Jews and other non-Muslims from the entire Temple Mount complex.
Today, while non-Muslims are allowed to visit the site during certain restricted hours and under careful monitoring, they are not permitted to pray. Arab claims that Israel is currently attempting to change the status quo following an increase in the number of Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount are behind the surge of terror attacks and violence which has plagued Israel for months and taken the lives of 40 Israelis and other victims.
The UN document repeatedly refers to Israel as the "occupying power" and accuses it of causing damage to the site, carrying out illegal excavations and preventing the Jordanian Waqf, which has jurisdiction over the Temple Mount, from making repairs and renovations.
According to the resolution, Israel is guilty of "intrusive constructions, tunneling and underground excavations" and "aggressions against religious sites and prayer places."
In fact, the Waqf's own "repairs" on the site are themselves illegal and risk causing serious damage to valuable ancient artifacts and structures. A recent attempt on the Waqf's part to carry out illegal construction on the Temple Mount was met with an injunction from the Israeli government to immediately halt the project.
The draft refers to the Western Wall Plaza in quotes and, like its April predecessor, calls the holy site of Jewish worship "Al-Buraq Plaza".
While the Temple Mount is home to the Dome of the Rock and the al-Aqsa Mosque, two important Islamic structures, the Western Wall has absolutely no Muslim connection whatsoever.
Israel's Foreign Ministry is currently laboring to convince nations to vote down the motion, calling it "another malicious and dishonest attempt to harm Israel's affinity with its capital."
Carmel Shama Hacohen, Israel's ambassador to UNESCO, also slammed the resolution, saying that the international condemnation following the April decision had clearly not been enough to stop the Palestinian agenda from moving forward in the UN.
"Anyone who thought that after the criticism voiced by Israeli and international Jewry against this decision and the recanting of the heads of state and foreign ministers around the world following the last decision that Palestinians would come to their senses, need to come to their senses and internalize this complicated reality," he said.
"We have made a concerted diplomatic [effort] but the voting will be conducted by a secret ballot and the rules of the game are well known: Palestinians almost always have a majority."
Hacohen was referring to an outpouring of protests following the April vote, with both Jewish and Christian leaders speaking out against the decision. Christian representative to the UN Laurie Cardoza-Moore said the UN's repudiation of the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount was akin to Holocaust denial.
The motion was heavily condemned by Israel, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calling it "absurd".
"UNESCO ignores the unique historic connection of Judaism to the Temple Mount, where the two temples stood for a thousand years and to which every Jew in the world has prayed for thousands of years," he said at the time.
France and Brazil, who had both voted in favor of the resolution, backtracked on their original decisions, saying they had made a mistake in helping to pass it.
The April resolution referred to the Western Wall as "Al-Buraq Plaza" and condemned "Israeli aggression on the Temple Mount", which it called a "Muslim holy site of worship".
Egypt said offering to host direct Netanyahu-Abbas talks - By Tamar Pileggi - http://www.timesofisrael.com/egypt-said-offering-to-host-direct-netanyahu-abbas-talks/
As Cairo FM makes rare visit to Israel, Palestinian officials say Sissi's proposed tripartite summit will seek to deescalate regional tensions
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has reportedly offered to host direct talks between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, as part of Cairo's fresh efforts to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
The tripartite summit, which would also be attended by senior officials from Jordan and Egypt, would seek to engage in confidence-building measures in an effort to calm the 10-month surge in violence in the West Bank, Palestinian officials told both the pan-Arab Al-Hayat newspaper and Israel's Haaretz daily.
The reports comes on the heels of Sunday's rare visit to Israel by Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, who met with Netanyahu in Jerusalem in an apparent effort to further Sissi's bid for an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord.
Shoukry's visit to Israel was the first by an Egyptian foreign minister since 2007. Recently, Israel has emerged as a discreet ally of Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who has positioned himself as a central player in jump-starting the stalemated peace process.
The Shoukry visit came amid chatter over the renewal of an Arab peace initiative and as Israel's military recently saluted "unprecedented" intelligence cooperation with Egypt to combat the Islamic State group.
Speaking to journalists alongside Netanyahu before their meeting on Sunday, Shoukry said this was a "crucial and challenging juncture for the Middle East." Cairo, he added, is dedicated to "a just and comprehensive peace between the Israeli and Palestinian people."
"The goal we aim to achieve through negotiations between the two parties is one that is based on justice, legitimate rights and mutual willingness to coexist peacefully in two neighboring independent states in peace and security," he said.
"Egypt remains ready to assist in achieving this goal," he said, stressing that "such a momentous achievement will have a far-reaching, dramatic and positive impact on the overall conditions in the Middle East. The current state of affairs is, unfortunately, neither stable nor sustainable."
Shoukry, who visited Abbas in the West Bank last month, urged leaders from both sides to resume negotiations.
According to Israel's Channel 2 television, Shoukry's surprise visit was also aimed at arranging a first meeting between Netanyahu and Sissi in Egypt in the coming months.
The TV report said Shoukry's first visit to Israel was coordinated between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, whose Arab Peace Initiative is backed by Sissi and much of the Arab world, and would form the basis of any regional peace effort. Netanyahu has rejected the initiative in its current form, but said in late May that it "contains positive elements that could help revive constructive negotiations with the Palestinians."
How Can There Be Peace with A Government That Pays Terrorists to Murder? - http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=480
For more than 20 years, the Palestinian Authority (PA) or the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has encouraged the murder of innocent Israelis by paying the murderers and their families.
Israel has known for a long time that these payments were formal policies approved by Palestinian Arab leaders and not decisions by renegades in the Palestinian Arab movement. In fact, Israel found documentary proof of payments to suicide bombers in PLO leader Yasser Arafat's compound.
How many Israelis were killed because of this deplorable bounty program? The Quartet -- a group comprised of the European Union, Russia, the United States, and the United Nations -- reported that about 250 Israeli Jews have been attacked by Palestinian Arabs since October, 2015.
Bloomberg View reported in its article "The Palestinian Incentive Program for Killing Jews" that the attackers, who are mostly very young people, have also been encouraged by popular songs and social media.
Israelis, of course, have been justifiably outraged by the attacks on innocent Israelis and the bounty program that has encouraged it for decades.
Remarkably, though, the financiers of these unprovoked attacks were not penalized financially. Not by Israel. Not by Western governments such as the United States, which has deducted the cost of settlement construction from its loan guarantees to Israel, according to the Commentary magazine article "Stop Subsidizing Terror Murder."
But everyone has a boiling point that inspires them to say "enough is enough." For many Israeli and American leaders and lawmakers that boiling point occurred on June 30.
On that day, an innocent young girl was murdered -- in her own bed. Hallel Yaffa Ariel was only 13 years old. She will never have the opportunity to go to high school, pursue her professional dreams, have her own family, and grow old.
Hallel, who was also an American citizen, was sleeping when she was stabbed dozens of times by a boy barely older than she was. Who knows what Muhammad Taraiyre, 17, was thinking, but if history is a guide it's plausible that he might have preferred being recognized as a hero by his family and neighbors -- a martyr because he was killed by a civilian rapid response team, but a hero nonetheless.
Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said that the boy's family will be compensated for his murderous act by August. How much? According to the Commentary magazine article, terrorists and their families are paid salaries of 2,400 to 12,000 shekels per month for so long as the terrorist is in jail.
Even the lower figure is about 40 percent higher than the average wage in the Gaza Strip while the higher figure is a salary that "most Palestinians can't even dream of."
"The PA has made terror far more lucrative than productive work," wrote Evelyn Gordon in Commentary magazine. "The highest payments go to those serving life sentences, meaning those who managed to murder at least one Israeli, while the lowest go to those serving the shortest sentences-i.e. failed terrorists who didn't manage to kill or wound anyone.
Thus, not only does the PA incentivize committing terror over getting a job, but it also incentivizes mass murder over minor offenses."
The Jerusalem Post reported that the murder of Hallel, along with the murder of Rabbi Michael Mark on July 1, spurred Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to decide, finally, to penalize the Palestinian Authority for its payments to terrorists and their families.
Effective July 1, Israeli policy is to deduct the amount of money that is paid for attacking Israeli citizens from the amount of money that Israel pays the Palestinian Authority via monthly tax revenue transfers, according to the Post article "Israel to deduct Palestinian terror funding from tax fees it hands to the PA."
American lawmakers have also been spurred to action by the recent attacks on Israeli citizens. Last week, a U.S. Senate subcommittee voted to change its policy on development assistance to the Palestinian Authority.
The United States has committed over $5 billion in bilateral economic and non-lethal aid to the Palestinians since the mid-1990s in order to prevent Palestinian terrorist groups from attacking Israel and promote peace in the West Bank, according to a Congressional Research Service report issued in March.
If the change is approved by Congress and President Barack Obama, aid to the PA will be cut "by an amount the secretary [of state] determines is equivalent to the amount expended by the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization and any successor or affiliated organizations, as payments for acts of terrorism by individuals who are imprisoned after being fairly tried and convicted for acts of terrorism, and by individuals who died committing acts of terrorism during the previous calendar year."
Yigal Carmon, the president and founder of the Middle East Media Research Institute, told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the Palestinian Authority is investing $137.8 million this year in salaries to terrorists jailed in Israel and payments to the families of imprisoned terrorists or suicide bombers, in violation of the Oslo peace accords with Israel.
Some members of Congress took a hardline approach toward the issue. Rep. Ted Yoho (R., Fla.) said that the United States should send a clear message to the PA that "if these policies continue, we're done."
"We are funding hatred. We are funding terrorism," Yoho said, labeling it "unconscionable" to provide such aid in the name of peace while the Palestinian Authority is subsidizing terrorists.
Royce said that the United States and its European allies must do more to use leverage against Palestinian Authority to halt the practice of rewarding terrorists.
"If the PA's irresponsible behavior continues, the whole premise for funding the PA needs to be reconsidered. The U.S. needs to do better at bringing the parties together while holding the parties responsible for their actions. This has traditionally been our role," Royce said. "Unfortunately, in recent years, the Obama administration has been hesitant to hold the PA accountable--yet has consistently pressured Israel."
U.S. Senator Dan Coats (R.-Ind.), who wrote the language in the subcommittee's bill, told The Jerusalem Post that he understands that foreign policy experts are concerned about the impact of cutting aid on the 'stability' of the Palestinian Authority, but "there's a moral issue here that transcends that concern."
Hopefully, Obama and Coats' colleagues in Congress will choose morality over concerns about practicality when they make a decision on whether bounties should be deducted from aid to the Palestinian Authority.
Black Lives Matter Exposed - By Daymond Duck - http://raptureready.com/featured/duck/dd235.html
Many of the comments that I have heard about the shooting of 12 police officers (5 were killed) at the Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas on July 7, 2016 contained expressions of concern about the future of the U.S.
Considering the fact that the police are investigating the possible motives of the murderer, Micah Johnson, and searching for connections to activist and terrorist groups such as Black Lives Matter, I have decided to note some of the important facts that I have read and heard about the group.
Pres. Obama is one of the most powerful supporters of Black Lives Matter. He has held meetings with them at the White House. Logs show that one of their leaders, DeRay McKesson (Google him), is a frequent visitor to the White House and he has even attended one of the White House Christmas parties. Pres. Obama has praised him and his associates as people who "are going to take America to new heights."
George Soros, a radical globalist who occasionally visits the White House and wants to destroy the sovereignty of America, has given more than 30 million dollars to Black Lives Matter and groups that pay people to protest and demonstrate.
Hillary Clinton has had problems with Black Lives Matter, but she has catered to them by repeating the words Black Lives Matter in her speeches and by blaming the death of young black men on whites and the police.
The Democratic National Committee has officially endorsed Black Lives Matter.
Wealthy donors to the Democratic Party and some large corporations such as Google have given large donations to Black Lives Matter.
Black Lives Matter often calls for violence against the police with chants of: 1) "What do we want? Dead Cops! When do we want it? Now!" 2) "Pigs in a blanket, fry 'em like bacon!" and 3) "Hands up, don't shoot!"
Following the death of five Dallas police officers, supporters of Black Lives Matter celebrated and Tweeted expressions of joy and satisfaction.
Videos show that many of the demonstrators at Ferguson, MO., Baltimore, MD. and other places are the same people. At Ferguson, MO. there was rioting, looting and property destruction.
Assata Shakur is a convicted cop-killer (Google her). She has been accused of bank robbery, armed robbery and kidnapping; she has escaped prison and fled to Cuba; she is on the FBI's most wanted terrorist list; and more. She is often quoted and praised by DeRay McKesson, Pres. Obama's frequent White House visitor.
Following the August 2014 rioting in Ferguson, MO., the Congressional Black Caucus, the ACLU, several labor unions (the AFL-CIO and SEIU) and several members of Hollywood called upon Pres Obama to nationalize the local police forces and to put them under the Dept. of Justice.
Pres. Obama responded by creating a task force on "21st Century Policing." He appointed at least two Black Lives Matters leaders (Brittany Packnett and DeRay Mckesson follower of Assata Shakur) to be on that task force.
At a celebration of Black History Month, Pres. Obama praised Brittany for leading many of the demonstrations in Ferguson, MO. and DeRay Mekesson for his outstanding mobilizing work in Baltimore, MD.
On Mar. 18, 2016, it was reported that many of those that helped with the demonstrations in Ferguson, MO. and Baltimore, MD. were planning more demonstrations in 2016 and in some cases they would target Donald Trump and some of his events.
Another report said protesters were being paid 10-15 dollars an hour with money that was originating with George Soros.
In addition to nationalizing the local police, it is being reported that Black Lives Matters wants U.S. citizens to be disarmed. And Pres. Obama has used most of the violence and killing to talk about Gun control.
On July 8, 2016, according to a report by Stefhan Standford, a writer for All News Pipeline, the Baltimore Sun reported that DeRay McKesson's Twitter account has been hacked. It is Mr. Standford's opinion that McKesson messages that were made public show that Black Lives Matter and the Obama Administration are working together to stop the November elections and to keep Donald Trump out of office. Mr. Standford even thinks the Obama Administration may be planning to declare Martial Law.
On that same day, Alex Jones, a nationally syndicated radio host, called Black Lives Matter a "domestic terrorist organization" that is part of a "plan to destabilize America and bring in the UN to take over."
On the next day, Dave Hodges, host of The Common Sense Show, expressed a similar opinion, "George Soros' organizations are organizing protests, which will soon escalate into violence all across this country. This will provide this administration with the justification to enact marital law."
On July 9, 2016, DeRay McKesson was one of 30 people arrested at demonstrations in Baton Rouge, LA. The demonstrations were described as tense, two firearms were confiscated, but a reason was not given for why Mckesson was arrested.
There is much more and readers should be able to Google most or all of these things. Sadly, there appears to be a connection between the Pres. of the U.S., racial violence, gun control, the Democrat Party and perhaps even Martial Law.
Finally, many of those in Congress that should be working to protect the U.S. from anarchy and things like this are tied up with ways to protect the U.S. from Donald Trump. Pres. Obama's co-conspirator on many issues, Paul Ryan, is even threatening to sue Donald Trump.
I ask your forgiveness Lord. There should be repentance and prayer in every church in the U.S., but it is hard to find a handful that believes and cares.
Please Lord! Help America. If you don't, she will soon be gone.
Prophecy Plus Ministries
Daymond & Rachel Duck
War On the Streets of America: Protesters Attack Police Officers in Major Cities All Over the Nation - By Michael Snyder - http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/war-on-the-streets-of-america-protesters-violently-attack-police-in-major-cities-all-over-the-nation
This is what a nation looks like when it starts melting down from within. A series of very disturbing incidents of police brutality against young black males has caused a firestorm to erupt all across the country. You would have thought that the massacre of police in Dallas would have caused everyone to step back and reflect on what is really causing this cycle of violence, but instead the nationwide protests have gotten even bigger and more intense. Over the weekend, protesters attacked police with rocks, bricks, bottles, fireworks, chunks of concrete, Molotov cocktails and rebar from a construction site. In return, police fired pepper spray, smoke bombs and tear gas at protesters. As I write this, more than 200 protesters have been arrested over the weekend so far, and authorities are bracing for what the coming night will bring.
For so long, I have been specifically warning that this kind of civil unrest was coming, but I truly wish that it would have turned out that I was wrong. As a nation, we need to learn to love one another no matter what we look like or where we are from, but instead a cycle of violence has begun that is going to be very hard to break.
On Saturday night, there was horrible violence against police in St. Paul, Minnesota. That is where my father was originally from, and I remember visiting my grandmother in St. Paul many times. Back in those days, I never would have imagined that someday we would see this kind of violence against law enforcement officers in the city...
At least five officers were injured by protesters - one hit with a glass bottle and another by fireworks, according to St. Paul police. One was hit on the head with a large piece of concrete, possibly dropped from a bridge, according to police.
Another officer had been hit in the head with a rock, though it is unclear the extent of the injuries. Police say a Molotov cocktail was thrown at officers.
Law enforcement used crowd-control measures, including smoke and fired marking rounds similar to paintball rounds, said police spokesman Steve Linders.
According to another report, protesters "were dropping 10lb concrete blocks on officers' heads, throwing bricks at their heads and genitals, and lobbing Molotov cocktails."
One of the officers that had a concrete block dropped on his head had his spine fractured.
There is absolutely no excuse for attacking police officers in this manner.
I want to share with you a series of tweets that were sent out by the St. Paul police during the attacks...
"Person with laser sight pointing it at officers. Fireworks being fired at officers by protesters. #I94closed"
"Officer injured by fireworks thrown by protesters. #I94closed"
"Protesters now arming themselves with rebar from construction site. #I94closed"
"Protesters on overpasses throwing objects at officers, dumping liquid on officers. #I94closed"
Officer injured after being hit with a glass bottle thrown by protesters. #I94closed
"Aggressors now throwing rebar from construction zone at officers. Rocks continue to fly at officers. #I94closed"
"Another officer has been injured by aggressors throwing objects. Three injured so far. #I94closed"
"Bricks now being thrown at officers, along with more rocks and bottles. #I94closed"
"An officer has been hit in the head with a rock. Unclear the extent of injuries. #I94closed"
"Another officer hit in the head with a large piece of concrete, possibly dropped from bridge. #I94closed"
"Molotov cocktail thrown at officers. Unclear if anyone injured. #I94closed"
As I have warned before, "a spirit of violence and civil unrest is rising in America", and it wasn't just in St. Paul that we saw these kinds of various dangerous attacks on police officers.
-In Baton Rouge, a police officer "had several of his teeth knocked out" after being hit by a projectile thrown by protesters. But it could have been a lot worse. According to the Daily Mail, law enforcement authorities confiscated "three rifles, three shotguns and two pistols" from the rioters.
-In Phoenix, protesters launched rocks and projectiles at police and many of them reportedly shouted "We should shoot you!"
-In San Antonio, someone fired "multiple gunshots" at the San Antonio Police headquarters building on Saturday night...
Multiple gunshots were fired at the San Antonio Police headquarters building Saturday night, and police are seeking a suspect who was seen running from the area, SAPD Chief William McManus said.
The shots were fired just before 10 p.m. Saturday. There were no reports of injuries, but bullet marks were found on the exterior wall of the building, McManus said. Shell casings were discovered in a nearby alley.
The mainstream media would have us believe that the shooter in Dallas was a lone nut that acted alone, and that his behavior was not part of a larger trend. But they completely ignored another mass shooting motivated by hate that occurred just hours before the shootings in Dallas...
Hours before a black Army veteran shot 12 officers at a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas, another former Army soldier was accused of shooting indiscriminately at passing cars and police on a Tennessee highway.
And like the Dallas sniper, Lakeem Keon Scott said he was motivated to act in response to police violence against African-Americans, authorities said Friday.
One woman died and three others, including a police officer, were wounded Thursday morning in the Tennessee rampage, one of several spasms of violence across the country this week amid boiling tensions over policing and race.
And the incident in Dallas could have turned out to be far worse. According to authorities in Dallas, Micah Johnson was found to have had bomb making materials in his home and "was planning a larger attack"...
The gunman who killed five cops in Dallas was planning a larger attack but launched his assault early because the protest was too good an opportunity to miss, a police source said.
Veteran Micah Johnson went on the rampage with an AR-15 assault rifle and handgun on Thursday night, but left explosive material at home.
A law enforcement source told WFAA that Johnson was 'planning something bigger' but cut preparations short because he knew scores of police officers would man the Black Lives Matter protest.
At times like this, we desperately need strong leaders to step forward and calm everyone down. Unfortunately, the great leaders of the past are long gone, and they have been replaced by politicians that are trying to figure out how they can best use this unrest for their own political advantage.
Instead of hating one another, we need to start loving one another. Without love, our nation is going to die.
I wish that everyone in the country could be made to understand this, but unfortunately most Americans have chosen a different path, and now we will suffer the consequences.
Daily Jot: Gun control, the Founders and Christians - Bill Wilson - www.dailyjot.com
Politicians and media alike have been haranguing the American public about cracking down on gun availability in our society. There is a tremendous misinformation campaign being conducted by those who want to disarm American citizens. Hillary Clinton, Democratic Party presidential candidate is among the most ardent and vocal supporters of disarming all Americans. Clinton vows, if elected, to "take administrative action" to require individuals who sell guns to do background checks, will increase the number of gun sales subject to background checks, and to limit gun purchases by "people in dating relationships" that could become domestic abusers. In reality, she is on record as saying that she wants to ban guns.
On Hillary Clinton's website, she makes a point of banning guns by holding gun manufacturers responsible for gun related deaths. The site says, "Hillary believes the gun industry must be held accountable for violence perpetrated with their guns. Hillary will lead the charge to repeal the so-called "Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act," a dangerous law that prevents victims of gun violence from holding negligent manufacturers and dealers accountable for violence perpetrated with their guns." Her approach, therefore, is to say that all manufacturers and dealers are responsible for the actions of the purchasers of their guns. This is like saying that car manufacturers should be held responsible for drunk driving deaths.
The gun control crowd's appeasement is that they respect that the 2nd Amendment guarantees the right of citizens to own guns for hunting and sport shooting. Of the dozens of quotes by Madison, Jefferson, Adams, Lee and more, perhaps Noah Webster said it best in his 1787 "An Examination into the Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution": "Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom of Europe. The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword; because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any bands of regular troops that can be, on any pretense, raised in the United States."
In 1788, Richard Henry Lee wrote, "To preserve liberty, it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms, and be taught alike especially when young, how to use them." The Founders wanted to guarantee that any standing army would be regulated by citizen armament organized into militia. This was the only way to protect and defend personal liberty. Even Jesus believed in personal defense. He instructed his disciples to purchase the common weapon of his time--the sword: "And he that has no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one (Luke 22:36)." The leftist "hunters" argument is propaganda to undermine the right to protect and defend oneself and one's family against the opponents of liberty--whether they be thieves or governments or both.
Daily Devotion: It's Wake-Up Time for America - Greg Laurie - www.harvest.org
Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people. -Proverbs 14:34
I read about an interesting new alarm clock called the Wake n' Bacon, which makes it possible to wake up to the smell of bacon every morning. Before you go to bed, you simply place a piece of frozen bacon inside this special clock. Then, ten minutes before you wake up, the bacon starts cooking so you will awake to that amazing smell. I love the smell of bacon, so I may have to buy one of those clocks.
I think it is time for our nation to wake up and smell the bacon, so to speak. As we look at end times events in the Bible, it is alarming not to find the reigning superpower on the face of the earth, the United States of America, in the last days chain of events.
We can certainly find the nation of Israel. We can find Iran. And I think a pretty good case can be made for Russia and perhaps even China being found in the prophetic scenario. But we can't find the United States.
Every nation has a life span. Every nation has a beginning, a middle, and an end. The might of ancient Babylon only lasted for 86 years. The powerful Persian Empire did a bit better at 208 years. The glory of Greece was eclipsed after 268 years. Mighty Rome ruled for almost nine centuries. The British Empire endured for some 250 years in her great power. The United States of America is around 235 years old and counting. Every nation's days are numbered.
Proverbs 14:34 says, "Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people." If we turn from righteousness, if we turn from God, we will face the consequences. If we abandon God, if we forget God, there will be consequences to pay.
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