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Discussion in 'Eschatology - Endtimes & Prophecy Forum' started by Handmaid for Jesus, Nov 2, 2016.

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  1. stephen583

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    The Peace Agreement you refer to is largely based on a few Bible Scriptures. Chief among these is I Thessalonians 5:3 where it states "For when they say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them".

    As you stated above, clearly this "perceived" Peace is not a "factual" condition, but one based on delusion. Like when Neville Chamberlain declared his meeting with Adolf Hitler would bring about "Peace In Our Time". Chamberlain was clearly delusional.

    Another misinterpreted prophecy appears in Daniel 9:27 where it says the Anti-Christ "shall confirm the covenant with many for one week; and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and oblation to cease".

    Many take this prophecy to mean a Middle East Peace Treaty will be reached at the beginning of the seven year Tribulation Period allowing for the reconstruction of a Jewish temple on the temple mount and a reinstitution of Levitical temple worship in Israel. This interpretation is not only highly unrealistic from a political standpoint, but is entirely based on a one sided and incomplete examination of the text.

    The terms "sacrifice and oblation" are not exclusive to Judaism. The Apostle Paul exhorts Christians to make themselves a "living" sacrifice to God, (Romans 12:1). The oblation prayer which thanks God for creating the Earth and all it contains is as much a Christian tradition as a Jewish one.

    Therefore, it's just as likely this "covenant" agreement which precedes the Tribulation Period according to Daniel could have as much to do with Christianity as it does with Judaism.

    Sorry, but Daniel 9:27 does not explicitly mention (in no uncertain terms) the existence of a reconstructed Jewish Temple. This whole idea is based on nothing more than unsupported conjecture.

    There is found nowhere in the Olivet Discourse (which describes the Tribulation Period in detail) any mention of a Middle East Peace Agreement, or an "Interval of Peace" (False or otherwise) that precedes the beginning of the Tribulation Period. Nor can this be found anywhere in the Revelation prophecy either.

    I'm afraid those who hold to this singular doctrine of a Pre-Tribulation Middle East Peace Accord and reconstructed Jewish temple are going to be caught quite off guard and astonished when these prophecies are fulfilled in a manner other than what they believe is possible.

    Which is exactly the way Jesus said he would return. "Like a thief in the night" (Revelation 16:15).
     
  2. LilShepherdBoy

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    We only have 36 interceptors that are only 50 percent effective at hitting it's target. We need more time. We can't afford to get into a nuclear war at the moment.

    Trump: US has 'pretty severe things' planned for North Korea, but 'I don't draw red lines'
    Trump: US has 'pretty severe things' planned for North Korea, but 'I don't draw red lines'

    Can U.S. defend against North Korea missiles? Not everyone agrees
    Can U.S. defend against North Korea missiles? Not everyone agrees

    US MISSILE DEFENSE STILL HAS A LONG, LONG WAY TO GO
    Don't Read Too Much Into That Successful Missile Defense Test

    That explains the mixed results seen thus far. The US has tested the interceptor system 19 times since 1999, succeeding about half the time. The most recent test, three years ago, marked another success, but three prior attempts fizzled. That kind of success rate is troubling, given the meticulously managed conditions. “These tests are scripted for success,” says Philip Coyle, senior fellow at the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and former head of the Pentagon’s test and evaluation office. “What’s been surprising to me as that they have failed as often as they have in spite of that.”

    The US Missile Defense Agency conducts the tests, and scripts the conditions carefully. “The defenders had significant information about the target ahead of time,” says Grego. “They know what it looks like, they know when it’s coming”—factors the Pentagon almost certainly won't know if North Korea or anyone else lets one fly.


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    Others remain skeptical. The US arsenal, after all, includes 36 missile interceptors with uncertain real-world performance. “If North Korea ever gets ICBMs that can reach the US, and they believe that our missile defenses work, they will just build more and more missiles so that they can overwhelm our missile defenses,” says Coyle.
     
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    The emerging alliance on the first beast of Daniel 7:4, a coalition between the US and UK.

    Trump promises May a post-Brexit free trade deal with UK 'very, very quickly'

    LONDON — Donald Trump has promised a post-Brexit free trade deal with Britain "very, very quickly" following his meeting with Prime Minister Theresa May at the G20 summit.

    Trump said the US and UK would work closely together to produce a new free trade deal.

    "No country could possibly be closer than our countries," he said.

    "We have been working on a trade deal which will be a very, very big deal a very powerful deal, great for both countries and I think we will have that done very, very quickly."

    Trump added that he and May have "developed a very special relationship."


    Trump promises May a post-Brexit free trade deal with UK 'very, very quickly'


    G20: UK-US trade deal to happen quickly, says Trump - BBC News


    Trump expects trade deal with UK to be completed 'very, very quickly'
     
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    North Korea news LIVE: Latest as US bombers fly over Korean Peninsula in show of power
    North Korea news LIVE: Latest as US bombers fly over Korean Peninsula in show of power

    'Tipping point for nuclear war' - North Korea lashes out after US practice bombing run
    'Tipping point for nuclear war' - North Korea lashes out after US practice bombing run

    North Korea warns of a nuclear world war, after a ‘provocative’ military move by America

    http://www.news.com.au/world/north-korea-warns-of-a-nuclear-world-war-after-a-provocative-military-move-by-america/news-story/32e31f5a05eb0d7e1e9b6c83e1b2500f
     
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    Hezbollah, instructed by Iran, is setting the stage for a new and bloodier conflict with Israel
    https://coloradopolitics.com/hezbollah-instructed-iran-setting-stage-new-bloodier-conflict-israel/

    Articles below are slighter older.

    The next Middle East war
    Hezbollah, instructed by Iran, is setting the stage for a new and bloodier conflict with Israel
    Hezbollah will start a conflict backed by Iran

    Israel preps for war on Gaza and Lebanon
    Israel preps for war on Gaza and Lebanon

    Why Israel and Hezbollah are heading for a new, devastating war in the Middle East
    Israel and Hezbollah are heading for a new, devastating war in the Middle East


     
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    Goatee Jesus, please forgive me, a sinner.

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    End times update date gets pushed back again and again! lol
     
  10. alsughasoughaiuyfygh

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    Yeah, the author of these updates is not publishing these updates as often as he once did. I really enjoy these straightforward updates.
     
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    Goatee Jesus, please forgive me, a sinner.

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    Nobody knows the end, only God.
     
  12. Handmaid for Jesus

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    Yeah, having them all together like that is very convenient .
     
  13. keras

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    But there will be; for 3.5 years, as the Anti-Christ only conquers Beulah at the mid point of the last seven years. Daniel 9:27
    The 'peace and safety' in 1 Thessalonians 5:3, is before the Lord's Day of wrath, the next prophesied event.
     
  14. stephen583

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    "Surely the Lord does nothing without revealing his plan to his servants the prophets" Amos 3:7

    You probably missed this one in your "in depth Bible studies" LOL.

    True. Only God knows the hour and the day of the end.

    False. God is going to keep this piece of information to himself.

    From the Gospel of Christ to the writings of the Apostles and especially the Book of Revelation, Christians are warned explicitly many, many times over and over again to WATCH for the signs of the End Times and not to be caught unawares, (Luke 21:36). For this reason, the prophecies of the Revelation ARE NOT SEALED, (Revelation 22:10).

    The fact some of these prophecies were fulfilled and have been fulfilled by historic events in the distant and near past is completely irrelevant regarding their credibility, because God doesn't reckon time the way we do. A thousand years is but a day to the Lord, (2 Peter 3:8). This precept is so important, the Apostle Peter singles it out among all his other teachings as the "one thing" all Christians should not forget.

    The scoffers who rely on histories, dates and previous predictions to disprove the validity of Bible Prophecy and God's Word are FOOLS.
     
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    1 Thessalonians 5:3-5 You friends, are not in the dark, that Day will not come upon you like a thief. You are children of the Light, of the day. We do not belong to night and darkness. But while they are saying: all is peaceful, all secure; then destruction is upon them, suddenly as the pangs that come upon a woman in childbirth and there will be no escape.

    You My friends’ - Those who love Him and keep His commands.
    John 15:14-15 You are My friends if you do what I command you. No longer do I call you servants, for a servant does not know what his master is about, I call you friends because I have disclosed to you everything that I heard from the Father.

    that Day’- Jesus quoted Isaiah 61:1-2a at the commencement of His ministry. He stopped at ‘and a Day of vengeance of our God’. That therefore, must be the next prophesied event.

    It is wrong to think ‘that Day’ is the Return of Jesus in His glory, for these main reasons;

    1/ The situation will hardly be: ‘all is peaceful’, at the end of the Tribulation and with the Anti Christ’s army coming to attack Jerusalem!

    2/ The Return will not come ‘as a thief’, that is unexpectedly, because as anyone with a Bible can read that after the AC places his image in the Temple, it will be 1260 days, then the Return.

    3/ As described to us in many prophecies, the Day of wrath is a worldwide event, on all nations:
    Zephaniah 1:7 Keep silent in the presence of the Lord, for the Day of the Lord is near, the Lord has prepared a sacrifice and set apart those His has invited.
    Isaiah 13:9 The Day of the Lord is coming, that cruel Day of wrath and fierce anger, to reduce the earth to a desolation and to destroy the wicked there.
    Malachi 4:1 The Day comes, burning like a furnace, all the proud evildoers will be as stubble, that Day will set them ablaze leaving them neither root nor branch.
    Revelation 6:17 For the great Day of their wrath has come and who can stand?

    like a thief’- That is, unexpectedly to all the godless peoples and to those who have ignored or failed to understand the prophetic warnings.
    Revelation 3:3 If you do not wake up, you will not know the moment of My coming.
    Revelation 16:15 See: I am coming unexpectedly. Happy is the one who stays awake and ready.
    Isaiah 46:10 From the beginning I reveal the end, from ancient times what is yet to be.

    children of the light’-
    1 Thess. 5:8 We who belong in the light, must keep prepared and armed with salvation.
    Isaiah 42:6 I have formed and destined you to be a light to the nations.....

    ‘they say; all is peaceful, all secure’- The enemy nations prepare a surprise attack on Israel.
    Micah 4:12 They do not understand God’s purposes, they are gathered like sheaves on the threshing floor.
    Matthew 24:37-44 As it was in the days of Noah, so it will be when the Son of Man comes. Then they ate, drank and married right up to the day Noah went into the ark. They knew nothing until the flood came and swept them all away. That is how it will be when the Son of Man comes. Be ready, therefore, lest He comes when you are unprepared.

    suddenly destruction is upon them’- This is the Day of the Lord’s vengeance and wrath, prophesied over 100 times in the Bible and accurately described as a CME sunstrike. Isaiah30:26 The sun will shine with seven times its normal strength.....
    Isaiah 47:8-11 Listen to this, you lovers of luxury, living carefree and thinking you will never be in mourning. Suddenly, in a single Day disaster will come upon you.
    Jeremiah 25:32-33 The Lord says: Ruin spreads from nation to nation. A mighty tempest blows up and those whom the Lord has slain on that Day will lie scattered all over the world.

    there will be no escape’- Everyone will be affected- the Lord’s people will go to live in Beulah.
    Romans 2:3 Do you imagine that you can escape the judgement of God?
    Isaiah 2:19 They will creep into caves to hide when the Lord strikes the world with terror.
    Revelation 6:16-17 They called out: Hide us from the wrath of God and the Lamb’.

    Ref: REB, NIV. Some verses abridged.
     
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    If China and India are sabre rattling against one another, the whole world needs to take note, imho. Both nations are nuclear capable and if hostilities escalate, we could see nuclear war soon.
     
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