God's Church must warn the world!

Written by David Ben-Ariel

God's Church has been charged to getrepparttar Word out to allrepparttar 149829 world and make disciples (students) within every nation, teaching them to follow Yashua's (Jesus') teachings. What did Yashua teach? Yashua boldly proclaimedrepparttar 149830 good news ofrepparttar 149831 Kingdom of God,repparttar 149832 Immortal Family of God-Beings soon to reign over allrepparttar 149833 earth. He also taught His students how to live a life that gracesrepparttar 149834 Gospel and complimentsrepparttar 149835 Kingdom. We're to become more Godly, more Christ-like, more Kingdom-like, daily, in anticipation of its Dawn.

But Yashua also warned of TURBULENT TIMES to occur just before His landing onrepparttar 149836 Mount of Olives to liberate Jerusalem and secure David's Throne (leading to Israel's deliverance).

We know that certain prophecies were not to be fulfilled until these "last days." Therefore their sealed messages weren't to break their silence untilrepparttar 149837 appointed time (Dan. 12:9). Withrepparttar 149838 advent ofrepparttar 149839 nuclear age, we've been living, forrepparttar 149840 first time in history, withrepparttar 149841 weapons of mass destruction that can erase all life from off planet Earth! (Matt. 24:21-22).

The early Church preachedrepparttar 149842 Gospel, but withinrepparttar 149843 framework of addressing issues and concerns of their time and place. For example, they emphasized Yashua's necessary death and resurrection. The biblical approach is to offer "meat in due season," custom-made messages. tailored forrepparttar 149844 times, "becoming all things to all men," using current events as a prop and a podium. They preached Christ and Him crucified, and didn't deal with Yashua's prophecy about Jerusalem's imminent fall andrepparttar 149845 Temple's destruction. Why? Because it wouldn't affectrepparttar 149846 daily lives and national affairs of their Gentile audience.

However, todayrepparttar 149847 European Beast is taking shape and form before us, whilerepparttar 149848 American, British and Jewish peoples continue their nosedive to oblivion. Both of these intertwined events were clearly prophesied (Lev. 26; Deut. 28). And it's only with our God-given understanding of biblical prophecy that we can see where these trends are rapidly heading. Both Daniel andrepparttar 149849 Book of Revelation reveal a Gentile confederation of nations to emerge uponrepparttar 149850 world scene just before Messiah comes, wrecking havoc upon Israel and opposingrepparttar 149851 Heavenly Army (Dan.7; Rev. 13; 17).

These prophesied headlines will directly affectrepparttar 149852 lives of every member of God's Church and Israelite nations! We're living inrepparttar 149853 prophesied time of a knowledge explosion, of mass transit and rapid communication, and have truly become a global village (Dan. 12:4). Therefore these "geopolitical" prophecies are most personal and pertinent!

It was necessary for God to first identify Israel today (the so-called lost 10 Tribes) sorepparttar 149854 Church could deliver His message to them, preserved byrepparttar 149855 Prophets for our time. We're to warnrepparttar 149856 sinful Israelite nations thatrepparttar 149857 Holocaust was only a preview of what's to come! Many different groups and organizations (for better and for worse) have helped to restore Israel's identity. But Herbert W. Armstrong wasrepparttar 149858 most influential, through his inspiring book The United States and Britain in Prophecy, as God ordained (Isa. 49:6). How else could we go withrepparttar 149859 Gospel torepparttar 149860 "lost sheep ofrepparttar 149861 House of Israel" unless God directed us? How could we warn aboutrepparttar 149862 imminent "Time of Jacob's Trouble" unless God sent us?

Many professing-Christian ministries today are still lost in their own little religious worlds (Ezek 34:4-5). They still don't know or care who Israel is or reject our identity (yet express interest in our Jewish brethren), although God expects His shepherds to help remind Israel of our biblical roots and responsibilities and regather them as "One Nation Under God," a truly "United Kingdom" (Ezek.37:22). It appears that they're happy believing they're Gentiles (with their counterfeit Christianity/Gentile religion) and don't want to return to Bibilical ways and days, preferring their perverted scatter-brain traditions (Hos. 1:9).

As brought out in my timely book, Beyond Babylon: Europe's Rise and Fall, "Christ referred to WORLD WAR III asrepparttar 149863 GREAT TRIBULATION (Matt. 24:21-22). He'd given an outline of prophetic events to occur just prior to His Second Coming. Although we can't knowrepparttar 149864 exact time or date, we can know when it's very near!"

Yashua taught thatrepparttar 149865 end time would be very similar to Noah's time and how it was in Sodom and Gomorrha. Didn't Noah know what was about to happen? Wasn't Lot warned about imminent destruction? YES! Biblical precedent providesrepparttar 149866 proof that God's People won't be left without a clue! (Amos 3:7).

God's Church, His called-out ones (drafted to be delightfully different and wonderfully weird, living "ahead of our time"), are called Children of Light (I Pet. 4:4; I Thes. 5:1-6). We haven't been left inrepparttar 149867 dark, in stark contrast to those around us who knowrepparttar 149868 latest weather report but missrepparttar 149869 significance ofrepparttar 149870 times! Too many remain oblivious torepparttar 149871 fact that a EUROPEAN STORM IS BREWING! (Matt. 16:2-3). Many won't realize it until it HITS HOME and they're devastated!

Treachery in the Midst of the Land

Written by Maureen Metcalf

The term Scripture uses to describerepparttar activities of those who attempt to sell-out Israel comes to mind. "Treacherous!"

Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is being underhanded, deceptive, manipulative, and threatening. In other words, "treacherous" against his own citizens and Land! He is giving-in torepparttar 149707 Palestinian' demands, and is turning Israeli Land over torepparttar 149708 enemies of G_d and of Israel. Daily, we hear of incriminating information as to howrepparttar 149709 Disengagement Plan came about, andrepparttar 149710 terrible manner in which it is to be implemented. Daily, and now hourly, innocent people are being threatened with arrests, incarceration, intimidation; and underrepparttar 149711 latest directive issued from Sharon, "whatever it takes," which could include violence, and possibly civil war. And, his stance is against innocent men, women, and children, descendants of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, who loverepparttar 149712 Torah, have faith inrepparttar 149713 L_RD, and loverepparttar 149714 Land. Treachery!

The prophet Isaiah speaksrepparttar 149715 Word ofrepparttar 149716 L_RD for this very time!

Isaiah 24:13 When thus it shall be inrepparttar 149717 midst ofrepparttar 149718 land amongrepparttar 149719 people, there shall be asrepparttar 149720 shaking of an olive tree, and asrepparttar 149721 gleaning grapes whenrepparttar 149722 vintage is done. Isa 24:14 They shall lift up their voice, they shall sing forrepparttar 149723 majesty ofrepparttar 149724 LORD, they shall cry aloud fromrepparttar 149725 sea. Isa 24:15 Wherefore glorify yerepparttar 149726 LORD inrepparttar 149727 fires, evenrepparttar 149728 name ofrepparttar 149729 LORD God of Israel inrepparttar 149730 isles ofrepparttar 149731 sea. Isa 24:16 Fromrepparttar 149732 uttermost part ofrepparttar 149733 earth have we heard songs, even glory torepparttar 149734 righteous. But I said, My leanness, my leanness, woe unto me!repparttar 149735 treacherous dealers have dealt treacherously; yea,repparttar 149736 treacherous dealers have dealt very treacherously. Isa 24:17 Fear, andrepparttar 149737 pit, andrepparttar 149738 snare, are upon thee, O inhabitant ofrepparttar 149739 earth. Isa 24:18 And it shall come to pass, that he who fleeth fromrepparttar 149740 noise ofrepparttar 149741 fear shall fall intorepparttar 149742 pit; and he that cometh up out ofrepparttar 149743 midst ofrepparttar 149744 pit shall be taken inrepparttar 149745 snare: forrepparttar 149746 windows from on high are open, andrepparttar 149747 foundations ofrepparttar 149748 earth do shake. Isa 24:19 The earth is utterly broken down,repparttar 149749 earth is clean dissolved,repparttar 149750 earth is moved exceedingly. Isa 24:20 The earth shall reel to and fro like a drunkard, and shall be removed like a cottage; andrepparttar 149751 transgression thereof shall be heavy upon it; and it shall fall, and not rise again. Isa 24:21 And it shall come to pass in that day, thatrepparttar 149752 LORD shall punishrepparttar 149753 host ofrepparttar 149754 high ones that are on high, andrepparttar 149755 kings ofrepparttar 149756 earth uponrepparttar 149757 earth. Isa 24:22 And they shall be gathered together, as prisoners are gathered inrepparttar 149758 pit, and shall be shut up inrepparttar 149759 prison, and after many days shall they be visited. Isa 24:23 Thenrepparttar 149760 moon shall be confounded, andrepparttar 149761 sun ashamed, whenrepparttar 149762 LORD of hosts shall reign in mount Zion, and in Jerusalem, and before his ancients gloriously.

Noticerepparttar 149763 shaking ofrepparttar 149764 olive tree, Israel, takes place in "the midst ofrepparttar 149765 land amongrepparttar 149766 people." That means, Israel is a national entity whenrepparttar 149767 treachery takes place.

The righteous are those who have repented, loverepparttar 149768 L_RD, and love Israel, and sing songs of praise torepparttar 149769 L_RD from amongrepparttar 149770 nations. This includes both Jews and righteous Gentiles. This cry from among those who loverepparttar 149771 L_RD with all their hearts is being heard from among both Jews and many Christians, who take G_d's revealed Word as eternal truth. But meanwhile,repparttar 149772 treacherous are dealing out their treachery even while this upholding ofrepparttar 149773 truth in praise and glory torepparttar 149774 L_RD is going forth.

The context here in Isaiah is not refering to ancient Israel, but rather refers to our time, because there were few righteous to glorifyrepparttar 149775 L_RD in Israel in ancient times, ( that's whyrepparttar 149776 L_RD judged them,) and certainly far fewer amongrepparttar 149777 other nations. The Word ofrepparttar 149778 LORD had not gone out to all nations in ancient times, because Israel was disobedient torepparttar 149779 L_RD at that time. Butrepparttar 149780 Word ofrepparttar 149781 L_RD has reached all nations in our time, and many glorify Him with singing from among all peoples.

But, we must also noticerepparttar 149782 context describes conflict, likely excalating into world-wide war, where all nations will be involved. Butrepparttar 149783 L_RD Himself will bringrepparttar 149784 victory, and will reign in mount Zion, before allrepparttar 149785 "ancients gloriously," indicating there will be a great resurrection and ingathering when Messiah comes.

There are two wars described in this passage in Isaiah chapter 14. The first conflict is described in verses 16-17. The second in verses 18-23. These come about primarily because ofrepparttar 149786 treachery committed by Israel's andrepparttar 149787 world's leaders.

It would appear Ariel Sharon and his henchmen have possibly ushered-inrepparttar 149788 treachery!

But,repparttar 149789 victory will berepparttar 149790 L_RD's!! No matter what transpires, keep your faith inrepparttar 149791 L_RD strong, because He hasrepparttar 149792 last word!! Israel will be established forever, and ALLrepparttar 149793 Land of Covenant will be inhabited byrepparttar 149794 sons of Jacob! The time of Jacob's Trouble may be onrepparttar 149795 horizon, but this time will also be short! The settlers will settle permanently in Yesha!

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