With all that is happening right now, you would think that a book review would be the last thing for me to talk about. But, it is precisely because there is so much going on that I must do this book review.
Spiritual blindness is the one thing keeping Christians from seeing what is happening and what is about to happen. If our brothers and sisters were spiritually awake and following the Holy Spirit, I would not need to tell you anything.
But, I believe that this book is vital for many to read. So, bear with me as I discuss A Bucket Full of Holes.
We live in the Age of Deception – a fact that I’ve been repeating ad nauseam. And, I will keep repeating that, since this appears to be a truth that seems especially hard to accept. In fact, I repeat this as much for my own edification as yours.
The problem is that this deception has reached into our midst, and it’s poisoning our own ability to see the truth of what is happening around us. I am very distressed by this, since you are the target of this deception.
Satan wants YOU destroyed, and he has sown the seeds of your destruction in the hearts of many that you love and trust.
Donald Trump has essentially won the Republican Party nomination, and many rejoice over this. It’s a great victory, and I have been highly critical The Donald’s opponents in this contest.
But, will The Donald really change anything?
He might make some important changes. We’ll certainly feel better about our government, should he survive to take the White House. But, there’s a far deeper issue, and it’s even connected to last week’s review of ‘The Rapture Verdict‘ by Michael Snyder.
It’s about you and me.
Remember. You can’t fix a spiritual problem with political solutions.
We have one group of people who have thrust their heads firmly in the sand, claiming that there is nothing to fear from Ebola.
We have another group that is rapidly growing in size and hysteria. This group will quickly take over everyone else, except for the third group.
The third group is made up of those who have quietly and carefully chosen a life of preparedness. This third group looks at Ebola as just another of many threats, and has made some adjustments to their lives in response. They aren’t hysterical. They don’t have their heads in the sand. But, they are prepared.
As I look back at what I have been writing over the past few months, I’m struck by the thought that I’ve been talking about something that we’ve been dreading for almost two thousand years:
The Ride of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
And, that was specifically brought home to me with the spread of Ebola, and two interviews that I listened to last night. One of them discussed how geoengineering is destroying the weather system that our ecology depends on. The other was about how the pre-tribulation rapture theory is such a corrosive lie.
That last one is important, because you can’t respond properly to the ride of the Four Horsemen, if you believe in a lie.
I really wish that the Pre-Tribulation Rapture wasn’t a Lie. I really do. I wish that we didn’t have to go through three and a half years of extreme persecution. I wish that being a Christian meant that life was a serene experience of clear skies and smooth sailing.
Unfortunately, those of us who wish to live holy and righteous lives in Christ, WILL suffer persecution (2 Tim 3:12). When Paul wrote that to Timothy, he wasn’t thinking of the persecution that you and I have experienced – frowns, disapproval and lost jobs. No, he was referring to the persecution that Christians are experiencing right now in the Arab world – such as with ISIS and Boko Haram.
Many responses to my article on the Pre-Tribulation Rapture Lie, were very troubling. It showed a desperate desire to hold onto this lie, even to the point of twisting the Bible, itself. And, I am shocked at the lack of evidence that pre-trib supporters have.
It has taken a week, but I have finally come to realize that the only way that you can support the Pre-Tribulation Rapture Lie, is to believe that it MUST exist. Only then can you bend the Bible to support your argument.
This is exactly how supporters of evolution have been able to explain their theory as fact. According to them, because God cannot be real, evolution must be true.
When you’re taking flak, you’re right over the target.
Unfortunately, I’m afraid that the Pretribulation Rapture Lie is the single most important issue for those of us trying to awaken our brothers and sisters. The Body of Christ is in grave peril, and this lie is working to keep us asleep while Satan ushers in his Antichrist.
Worse, 99% of what I talk about will happen BEFORE the Tribulation begins. Yet, I find countless dispensationalists coming to me to say that we have nothing to fear, because the Rapture will happen before any great suffering.
I try to always ask God for direction before I write, because I truly want every word that I write to be what He wants you to read. I really do. It scares me that I would lead you astray in ANYTHING. Unfortunately, because I am fallible, you cannot trust my words completely. I really am no better than you are.
I say all that, because I wanted to write something else today. There are such dire threats facing us, that talking about spiritual lies seems like a waste of time. The problem is that you won’t heed my warnings, if you believe spiritual lies. So, here we go again.