16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. 17 For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved. 18 “He who believes in Him is not condemned; but he who does not believe is condemned already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. 19 And this is the condemnation, that the light has come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. 20 For everyone practicing evil hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his deeds should be exposed. 21 But he who does the truth comes to the light, that his deeds may be clearly seen, that they have been done in God.” (John 3:16-3:21 NKJ)
Dear friend, I want to address an important matter, an eternal matter. I'm starting with the premise that everyone knows of the existence of God. There are some who deny his existence, but "suppress the truth in unrighteousness." His existence is evident in both nature and the human conscience, not to mention that we have a supernatural book called the Bible. With that said, it is important to know that it is not enough to believe in God, "even the demons believe." There is a world of difference between having a demon faith (a non-saving faith) and a saving faith which only comes about through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and repentance of sin. There are many professors but not many possessors, that is those who have been regenerated by the Holy Spirit (born again) and are abiding in Him.
Do you have a saving faith or merely a demon faith? The answer to this question is vitally important. The demons' destiny is eternal hell. Will that be your destiny? It will be if you have not come to a saving faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. See: Saving faith vs. demon faith
Signs of the End of Age by Ray Comfort
Do you know the biblical signs of the 2nd Coming of Christ—“the end of the age”?
1. Money hungry Bible teachers (2 Peter 2:1-3)
2. Earthquakes (Matthew 24:7)
3. The moon becoming blood red (Joel 2:31, Acts 2:20)
4. Wars (Matthew 24:6)
5. Forsaking of the Ten Commandments (Matthew 24:12)
6. A cold religious system (2 Timothy 3:5)
7. Fantasy in place of Christian truth (2 Timothy 4:4--Watch www.evolutionVsGod.com)
8. Deadly diseases (Matthew 24:7)
9. Denial of a worldwide flood (2 Peter 3:5-6)
10. Marriage forsaken (1 Timothy 4:3)
11. Famines (Matthew 24:7)
12. Increase in vegetarianism (1 Timothy 4:3-4)
13. Knowledge increase (Daniel 12:4)
14. Cults/false teachers (Matthew 24:11 & 24)
15. Fear of the future (Luke 21:26)
16. Materialism (2 Timothy 3:4)
17. Increase in travel (Daniel 12:4)
18. Christians would be hated (Matthew 24:9)
19. Men would become rebellious, selfish, greedy, blasphemous, and unthankful (2 Tim. 3:2)
20. Jerusalem would cause political problems (Zechariah 12:3)
21. Mockers (motived by the sin of lust) would say these signs have always been (2 Peter 3:3-4).
22. But here’s the sign that gives us the time-frame: Jesus said that Jerusalem would be in non-Jewish hands “until the times of the Gentiles are fulfilled.” That happened in 1967. For the first time in 2,000 years the Jews obtained Jerusalem. The Bible is pin-point accurate.
The first time Jesus came, He came as the Lamb of God to suffer and die for the sins of the world. The second time He comes, He comes to bring Justice to an evil world. This is how the Bible puts it “…when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with His mighty angels, in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who do not know God, and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. These shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power, when He comes, in that Day, to be glorified in His saints and to be admired among all those who believe, because our testimony among you was believed” (2 Thessalonians 1:7-10). If you want to keep your life, get right with God today. See www.needGod.com for details.
Also check out: Noah—And the Last Days (see below)
[Related: GotQuestions: "What signs indicate that the end times are approaching?"]
Crosstalk America - Islam's American Agenda
Host: Jim Schneider Guest: Shahram Hadian
Shahram Hadian is a former Muslim who was born in Iran. His family moved to the United States in 1978 to seek freedom. While in the the U.S., Shahram found real freedom after he placed his trust in Jesus Christ as Savior. He now leads a ministry that speaks the truth in love about the true goals of Islam and the threat of Shariah in America.
This broadcast featured Shahram as he gave a PowerPoint presentation at a Steeling the Mind Conference in September of this year on the topic, 'Islam's American Agenda.'
Drawing from accepted Islamic sources such as the Qur'an, the Sunnah (which includes the Hadith and the Surah) as well as the Shariah, Shahram looked at Islamic history and doctrine to point out that Islam's purpose is to refute Christianity. In fact, Islamic teaching and doctrine also refutes the idea that Islam is tolerant and peaceful. His warning proves that groups like ISIS are simply doing what their prophet Mohammed did.
He wrapped up by noting how repentance and turning to the one true God are the only way back. This involves preaching the Gospel. It's an offense but that's because it pierces the heart like it did to him. The love and truth of Christ must be preached to Muslim refugees in order to change their hearts. Listen here: http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=111915071657388
Radical Mosques in America: Is There One Near You?
Breitbart News Daily: Fmr. FBI Counterterrorism Agent: ‘Vast Majority’ of US Mosques/Islamic Centers Part of ‘Jihadi Network' http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/12/04/breitbart-news-daily-ex-fbi-counterterrorism-agent-vast-majority-of-us-mosquesislamic-centers-part-of-jihadi-network/
Islamic State Recruiting 'City Wolves' For 'Guerrilla War In America' - Breitbart http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/12/04/islamic-state-recruiting-city-wolves-guerrilla-war-america/
The Red-Green Axis: Refugees, Immigration and the Agenda to Erase America by James Simpson http://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/2015/07/22/new-report-heralds-existential-threat-to-america/
With devil horns raised high, "kiss the devil" they did!
Eagles of Death Metal” Was Playing “Kiss the Devil” at Moment Terrorists Stormed Theater by Marsha West
According to Christian News Network:
The California-based band Eagles of Death Metal was playing their song “Kiss the Devil” at the moment that three terrorists stormed a Paris theater Friday and began opening fire, reports state.
“Who’ll love the devil? Who’ll sing his song?” the song’s lyrics ask. “Who will kiss the devil on his tongue?”
Read more: http://christiannews.net/2015/11/17/eagles-of-death-metal-was-playing-kiss-the-devil-at-moment-terrorists-stormed-theater/
Generations Radio - The Eagles of Death and the Terrorists of Death -- Who will love the Devil?
Crosstalk America - Islamic ISIS Targets Paris
Host: Jim Schneider Guest: Usama Dakdok
Jim opened this edition of Crosstalk by reporting that last July a French speaking ISIS terrorist threatened to fill the streets of Paris with dead bodies. The graphic video featured a terrorist shooting a man identified as a captured Syrian soldier at close range and throwing his body off a cliff. Before the execution, the masked terrorist declared that ISIS loves death like you love life and urged supporters in France to carry out more terror attacks. He directed his threat not only at French citizens, but at everyone who fights Allah and his prophet.
As many readers know, the initial threat was carried out and attacks took place in Paris. At least 129 people are dead with another 352 injured. Interestingly, the morning before the attack, President Obama had just proclaimed that ISIS had been contained in Iraq and Syria.
Joining Jim to discuss this issue was Usama Dakdok. Usama is the director of the Straightway of Grace Ministry. Usama was born in Egypt where he was schooled in Islamic Law. Usama has translated the Qur'an into English to expose what the Qur'an really teaches. Usama is the host of the VCY America Network radio program, Revealing the Truth About Islam.
READ MORE + LISTEN: http://vcyamerica.org/blog/2015/11/16/islamic-isis-targets-paris
Janet Mefferd Today: Terrorism in Paris https://m.soundcloud.com/janetmefferdtoday/11-16-2015-janet-mefferd-today
The Grand Lesson of the Paris Jihad: What we can be certain of in the wake of the horrific atrocity By Raymond Ibrahim
What is the grand, take away lesson from the jihadi/terrorist attack in Paris, that left 129 dead and hundreds injured?
Is it a result of the mass influx of Muslim migrants into Europe—including Islamic State operatives?
Read more: http://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/260797/grand-lesson-paris-jihad-raymond-ibrahim
CIA: Paris 'Not the Only Operation ISIS Has in the Pipeline http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2015/11/16/cia-director-warns-paris-not-operation-isis-pipeline/
'Jihad Olympics' Take Two: Al-Qaeda Shows Its Muscle in Mali http://m.clarionproject.org/analysis/jihad-olympics-take-two-al-qaeda-shows-its-muscle-mali
The following is from Janetmefferd.com:
Radical jihad and the God who can save us by Janet Mefferd
I went into a store over the weekend where I do business frequently, and the owner asked me to come over and talk to him and another customer. He asked me, “What do you think about the Paris jihad?” My answer was simply: “100% predictable.”
It was, but my thoughts on this particular terrorist attack go so much deeper than that, and my sorrow is so much greater than that answer conveys.
It is horrific and infuriating to hear that 129 human beings were obliterated in cold blood and hundreds more were injured in seven separate attacks by evil barbarians. But it isn’t shocking anymore. Even the declarations of the attack as “an act of war” don’t convince me that the West finally has the resolve to win this global third world war. In fact, I believe it is only the Islamic jihadists who are at war. Westerners are merely playing the role of the paralyzed, politically correct sitting ducks.
Read more: http://janetmefferd.com/2015/11/radical-jihad-and-the-god-who-can-save-us/
Robert Spencer (expert on Islam and contributor to Jihad Watch) on Janet Mefferd Today https://m.soundcloud.com/janetmefferdtoday/11-20-2015-janet-mefferd-today
The following is from WND.com:
WHOOPI GOLDBERG: 'HITLER WAS A CHRISTIAN' But history shows Nazi leader 'wanted to get rid of Christianity' by Cheryl Chumley
Whoopi Goldberg, co-host of the “View,” made a rather puzzling remark while discussing the state of America’s regard for Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks, saying fears of letting Muslims cross U.S. borders are baseless because even Christians can be dangerous and violent – for instance, Adolf Hitler, she said.
Specifically, Goldberg was speaking critically of those Republicans who hesitate to open arms to Syrian refugees at this point in time, out of concern ISIS, as members threatened, might be using the crisis to sneak terrorists across the border. Some with security concerns have suggested allowing only Christian refugees into the nation in order to lower the chances of radicalized Muslims committing acts of jihad in the country.
But Goldberg asked, the Christian Post reported: “Is this really going to help root out ISIS?”
Co-host Joy Behar remarked those who call for the U.S. to take in only Christian refugees are actually very un–Christian.
“The irony of saying that only Christians could come is not very Christian to say that, is it?” she asked.
Read more: http://mobile.wnd.com/2015/11/whoopi-goldberg-hitler-was-a-christian/
Whoopi Goldberg on Christian Syrian Refugees: ‘Hitler Was a Christian’
Univision Anchor Repeats: Islam Doesn't Inspire Terrorists http://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/latino/jorge-bonilla/2015/11/21/univision-anchor-repeats-islam-doesnt-inspire-terrorists
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