The term ‘salvation’ occurs three times in Revelation and is specifically related to the ‘great crowd’. (Revelation 7:9,10; 12:10; 19:1) Continue reading
God told the nation of Israel, “Observe my Sabbaths and have reverence for my sanctuary”.
They were warned, “But if you do not obey Me, and do not observe all these commandments, … I will set My face against you, and you shall be defeated by your enemies. Those who hate you shall reign over you, and you shall flee when no one pursues you…”
“‘And after all this, if you do not obey Me, then I will punish you seven times.” — Leviticus 26
“You were sorry and humbled yourself before God when you heard his words against this city and its people. You humbled yourself and tore your clothing in despair and wept before me in repentance. And I have indeed heard you, says Yehowah יְהוָה. So I will not send the promised disaster until after you have died and been buried in peace. You yourself will not see the disaster I am going to bring on this city and its people.’” — 2 Chronicles 34
Josiah was the father of Jehoiachin and his brothers (who were born at the time of the exile to Babylon). (Matthew 1:11) Continue reading
Come Out of Her My People
The “De-Churching” of America
The number of Americans claiming no religious affiliation has quadrupled since 1990. Yet what religion had the lowest retention rate of any? Perhaps shockingly the Atheist “retention rate” was the lowest among the 20 separate categories in the study.
Still, in 2005 only 17 percent of Americans attended a religious service Sunday morning.
According to a study by Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), “those who grow up in an atheist household are least likely to maintain their beliefs about religion as adults.”
Jehovah’s Witnesses have the next lowest retention rate at 37 percent. Continue reading
This post is prompted tonight by my personal experience with…
“not bringing reproach upon Jehovah’s organization”.
Most Jehovah’s Witnesses
have no idea there are 24,000+ pedophiles who have hidden among the silent lambs
in their congregations…
San Diego ABC 10 News reported obtaining video of admitted child molester Jehovah’s Witness Gonzalo Campos.
“I did abuse him,” said Campos in the video. “I touched his private parts.
Testimony of Gonzalo Campos
Accused JW pedophile confession on camera released by San Diego ABC 10 News.
Team 10 asked if Zalkin believed it’s widely known that there are sexual abuse problems inside Jehovah’s Witnesses.
“No, no and it needs to be brought to the public’s attention,” Zalkin said. “They have been operating in secrecy and at will for decades.”
He was my father's "Father" until he found God for himself.
— Angela Marié Glass (@Ang) December 9, 2015
“In extreme persecution, the seat of the Holy Roman Church will be occupied by Peter the Roman, who will feed the sheep through many tribulations, at the term of which the city of seven hills will be destroyed [in accordance with Revelation 18:4-20], and the formidable Judge will judge his people. The End.”
The murder of Father Alfred Kunz, a Catholic priest found with his throat slit inside his church in Dane, Wisconsin, strangely was ignored by the mainstream news and even by the Catholic news.
“According to his biographer, St. Malachy was visiting Rome in 1139 when he went into a trance and received a vision. Malachy wrote down this extraordinary vision in which he claims to have foreseen all of the popes from the death of Innocent II until the destruction of the church and the return of Christ.“
“lifts himself up over everyone who is called “god” … [and sits down in Beth’el]. — 2 Thessalonians 2:4
Why I adore the Atlantic: Biblical references abound amidst astute observations on the politics of Syria.
“Obama is about to walk the road to Damascus: the president who sought to end Middle Eastern conflict will convert to the goal of violent regime change.” Continue reading
Solve a riddle: Put your heads together and figure out the meaning of the number of the Beast. It’s a human number: 666.
Whats the use of the most literal translation?
Here is where wisdom comes in: Let the one that has intelligence calculate the number of the wild beast, for it is a man’s number; and its number is six hundred and sixty-six.
STRONGS NT 5585: ψηφίζω
ψηφίζω; 1 aorist ἐψηφισα; (ψῆφος, which see); to count with pebbles, to compute, calculate, reckon: τήν δαπάνην, Luke 14:28;τόν ἀριθμόν, to explain by computing, Revelation 13:18. (Polybius,Plutarch, Palaeph., Anthol.; commonly and indeed chiefly in the middle in the Greek writings to give one’s vote by casting a pebble into the urn; to decide by voting.) (Compare: συγψηφίζω, καταψηφίζω,συμψηφίζω.)