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The Kingdoms of This World

In Luke 4:5-6 we read these words, "And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it."        The devil admires and administers what he has don in the kingdoms of the world. He will give it all to the man who worships him, and what a terrible day that will be, one of history's tragic defining moments.      It is true that God established human government, but sinful mankind has perverted and ruined even that. The prophet Daniel describes the world's great powers as beasts. All this world's politics and governments are little streams flowing together into one great river, which is the kingdom of the Antichrist, the Beast, the Man of Sin. Revelation 17:12-13 foretells, "And the ten horns which thou sawest are ten kings, which have recei…

Storm Warning

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With all eyes on Hurricane Matthew, and people worried about lives and property, now is a good time to review an important message about a Biblical storm warning.

“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come” (2 Tim. 3:1).  “Severe Weather Alert from the National Weather Service ... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 600 AM EDT SATURDAY MORNING...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS....”
    2 Timothy 3:1-5 gives us a prophetic view and warning concerning the end of the church age. God’s “storm warnings” are even more serious than those of the National Weather Service, which means that when we read one, we should pay attention and take action. To parallel the words of the Weather Service, “a perilous times watch means that conditions are favorable for …