What does the Bible say about Today?

A definition, as referenced on this website of who God is can be found Here,

His earthly adversary. the Devil, Satan, or Lucifer, as referenced on this website can be found Here. There is no grey, only black and white with Jesus Christ being the cornerstone on which true disciples can stand through these end of days. God is Light, cutting through the darkness bearing the fruits of Love, Joy, Peace, Long Suffering, Gentleness, Goodness, Faith, Meekness and Temperance. Lucifer, the great deceiver and father of lies, along with his minions dwell in dark, dry and barren places where God is not welcome, Bearing the fruits of contempt for all that is good, tolerance for rebellion and the destruction of both body and soul. They occupy the crevice of your inner being not totally surrendered to Christ, where God's hedge of protection is compromised.

 Lucifer has compromised most things in our world today and conformed them into his plans, even bible prophecy. Today, there is no place on earth to run, no place to hide from his controlling arm, we are living in special days for the disciples of Christ. Today, to be a Christian popularly means having received the elite status of Daniel or the 3 Hebrew children who were supernaturally rescued from their trials. Modern day religion offers a prize of elite status, using the phrase "God wouldn't to that" in their doctrines and teachings, unfortunately as we close in on these final days this lie of elite status will cause many to fall, expecting deliverance, they will compromise and reject martyrdom for Christ sake. Jesus said: either you are for me or your against me, I will be Lord of all or I will not be Lord at all. We chose daily, Christ or compromise.

Faithlessly tolerant of rebellion, refusing to be totally surrendered to Christ as the darkness of the soul compromises God's protection. What shall it profit a man, if he gains the whole world and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? Simply put God can do anything, but what will you do for God? Is your life and possessions priority number 1 or is Jesus Christ of Nazareth, we all make that choice everyday. This modern day religion of elite status will not over rule our personal choices, do you really believe that God will not require you to choose? Think again. Step back a few Milena past these modern day religions of Lucifer's compromised and conformed lies, read up on the bibles true hero's of the faith. Isaiah, sawed in half, 11 of the 12 original apostles martyred for Christ.

 Stephen stoned, Apostle Paul stoned, imprisoned, beheaded just to name a few. There were others who were tortured, refusing to be released so that they might gain an even better resurrection. Some faced jeers and flogging, and even chains and imprisonment, put to death by stoning, sawn asunder, killed by the sword. They went about in sheepskins and goatskins, destitute, persecuted and mistreated and the world was not worthy of them. They wandered in deserts and mountains, living in caves and in holes in the ground. These were all commended for their faith, yet none of them received what had been promised to them since God had planned something better, so that only together with us, would they be made perfect. Acquire the book "Foxes book of Martyrs" to see the true Christian elite status of history.

 There is a barrier between Society and God and the more you stand for Christ the more you will stand out like a sore thumb. Society's views and beliefs are in direct conflict with God's teachings. God knows your thoughts and He measures the inner man while Society focuses on your value in Society as a productive citizen, a persons value is measured by one thing "Money". The more you have the higher your status, the more opportunities you have for advancement. The bottom line is more money means more freedom. To be elite in Society means to be wealthy.

Matthew 6:23-24 Say's: "If your eyes are evil, your whole body will be full of darkness. "No one can serve two masters. For you will hate one and love the other, or will follow one and refuse the other. You cannot serve both God and mammon". 

 2 Timothy 3:12 Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. Matthew 24:9-10 Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of me. At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other, Romans 8:35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword? 2 Corinthians 8:2 How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.Below, I've listed a few scriptures written by 1st century Christians for those of us today who are prepared to make our stand for Christ.

 Corinthians 12:10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong. 2 Thessalonians 1:4 So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure:

 Hebrews 11:35 - 39 Women received their dead raised to life again: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection: And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment: They were stoned, they were sawn asunder, were tempted, were slain with the sword: they wandered about in sheepskins and goatskins; being destitute, afflicted, tormented; (Of whom the world was not worthy:) they wandered in deserts, and in mountains, and in dens and caves of the earth.

 And these all, having obtained a good report through faith, received not the promise: 1 Peter 12 - 19 Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you: But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy. If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God rest's upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.

 But let none of you suffer as a murderer, or as a thief, or as an evildoer, or as a busybody in other men's matters. Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf. For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? And if the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear? Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of God commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.

 Revelation 13:16-17 says when the antichrist is revealed he will cause all small and great rich and poor, free and bond to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their forehead, so that no man might buy or sell except the one who has the mark: Or the name of the antichrist or the number of his name. If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives a mark in his forehead or in his hand he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed in full strength in the cup of His anger, and he will be tormented with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.Since John the Revelator wrote the book of Revelation, and mentioning the number 666 men have been trying to figure out the meaning of the mark of the Beast The number is mentioned in Revelation 13 verses 16-18. Today's technology has now opened that door. This is something that we can now look at and say "Yes we can see this happening". It's like no other generation before us. The process is quickly becoming a reality with the RFID microchip. Remember there are 3 ways to join the antichrist system. If you take his mark, accept his name, or accept his number you will be eternally lost.

 And the smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever, and they have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name. Revelation 14:9-11 Let him who has understanding calculate the number of the beast for the number is that of a man, and his number is 666. Revelation 13:18 And the first went and poured out his vial upon the earth, and there fell a noisome and grievous sore upon the men which had the mark of the beast, and upon them which worshiped his image. Revelation 16:2.

 Are you mentally prepared for the day when your government announces that you and your family are required to receive a microchip in order to: Have a bank account, Buy food, Work, Travel, Drive a car, or pay your bills and taxes. It will begin with RFID in a card, if you accept it. Will you refuse to accept RFID in some form when they begin putting people without their flavor of RFID into camps? When your government begins to abuse anyone not in the system and label them non conformers to the laws of the land? What about when they start torturing your children right front of you? Would you still resist the Mark of the Beast at that point? Perhaps you believe that you will never be faced with such choices.   

However, the Bible tells us that these are exactly the kind of choices that people will face in the last days. Many people will lose their lives for not taking the Mark of the Beast. Flee, not for the sake of saving flesh alone, but to fulfill our lives to the fullest, taking every opportunity to be God's witness. Jesus told us to have hope and not despair because He would soon be coming. He told us not to be weighed down with anxieties just to wake up one day and be trapped by the circumstances. He told us to occupy until He comes. He gave us a special end times commission.

 Matthew 24:45-46 from the Geneva Bible

(14 meg in PDF) 1599 translation, Who then is a faithful servant and wise, whom His master hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in season? Blessed is that servant, whom His master when He cometh, shall find so doing. 

 I've kept it as simple as I could but, brace yourself connecting the dots will conflict with your popular world views. 

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