It has been unseasonably cold of late...
Go thy way, Daniel: for the words are closed
up and sealed till the time of the end.
I am watching as both America and the nations of the world march one step at a time towards what the Scriptures refer to as the "end times" and the "latter days"…
For God has not given us the Spirit of fear;
but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
2 Timothy 1:7
The devil seeks to rule over his kingdom through the use of fear...
Have I not commanded thee? Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid,
neither be dismayed: for the Lord God is with thee wherever you go.
For the followers of Messiah Jesus these are unusual and challenging times...
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
My testimony often comes under attack by various adversaries and haters...
Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you
may abound in hope, through the power of God's Holy Spirit.
It is sad to see what is happening in the world, but it's not surprising...
And His name shall be called...
The Prince of Peace.
As I watch the news coverage of yet another war…
And they (the army of demons) had a king over them, the angel of the bottomless
pit, whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, but in the Greek it is Apollyon.
So much for living in a civilized world...
That terrible day of the Lord is near. Swiftly it comes - a day
of bitter tears, a day when even strong men will cry out.
Zephaniah 1:14 NLT
War has been a part of mankind since the start of human history...
And you will hear of wars and threats of wars, but don't panic. Yes, these things
must take place, but the end won't follow immediately. Nation will go to war against
nation, and kingdom against kingdom. There will be famines and earthquakes in
many places of the world. But this is only the first of the birth pains, with more to come.
Matthew 24:6-8 NLT
As I write this a war has broken out between the nations of Russia and the Ukraine...