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HOW TO HANDLE DOOMSDAY SPECULATIONS

WHAT TO THINK ABOUT DOOMSDAY PREDICTIONS

— By Mary A. LaClair

1,800 words:

In these times we may expect Doomsday prophets to increase– but what purpose do these messages serve?

To induce fear and hopelessness?- That is how some react. But could they serve to issue dire warnings?

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Many think the first. Some can tend to slip close to despair or cynicism.

If, however, warnings are the intention, what courses of action would be advised?

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Let’s see if the Holy Scriptures address the issue:

 

Summary of 2 Kings 20:1-6 reveal that the Lord told King Hezekiah was at the point of death and would not recover. Yet when the King had a discourse with the Lord, the Lord relented and gave the King fifteen more years.  Did the King simply accept the word that he would not recover, and wait to die?  No, rather he entered into reasoning with the Lord.

May we in America do the same, by starting a conversation with the Lord and not give in to fear and hopelessness.  Yes.  Study Scriptures to see what it took then, and what it may take today….

Genesis 18:17

  17 Then the Lord  said, “Shall I hide from Abraham what I am about to do?   NIV

Here we see God acknowledging that He reveals His plans to His ‘friend’, Abraham

Gen 18:20-28

20 Then the Lord  said, “The outcry against Sodom and Gomorrah is so great and their sin so grievous

21 that I will go down and see if what they have done is as bad as the outcry that has reached me. If not, I will know.”

Here we see the Lord listening to the outcry of His people.  Are we crying out to the Lord about the wrongs which we see, calling God’s attention to these things?

22 The men turned away and went toward Sodom, but Abraham remained standing before the Lord . 23 Then Abraham approached Him and said: “Will you sweep away the righteous with the wicked? 24 What if there are fifty righteous people in the city? Will you really sweep it away and not spare the place for the sake of the fifty righteous people in it? 25 Far be it from you to do such a thing — to kill the righteous with the wicked, treating the righteous and the wicked alike. Far be it from you! Will not the Judge of all the earth do right?”

Here we see Abraham, not simply accepting revealed plans. Abraham discusses things with the Lord.  Are we discussing things with God, or simply accepting with fear and hopelessness what others say is from the Lord…and well it may be from the Lord.

26 The Lord  said, “If I find fifty righteous people in the city of Sodom, I will spare the whole place for their sake.”

27 Then Abraham spoke up again: “Now that I have been so bold as to speak to the Lord, though I am nothing but dust and ashes, 28 what if the number of the righteous is five less than fifty? Will you destroy the whole city because of five people?”

“If I find forty-five there,” he said, “I will not destroy it.”  NIV

Not to bore you, but they continue this discourse until it gets down to ten. Apparently there were not ten righteous in Sodom.  Here we can see that God is patient with those who talk things over with Him. God relented six times as Abraham went through groups of five and ten with the Lord, until he reached the number ten.

Conclusion:

If doomsday prophecies come before us, will we simply accept these things and wait in fear and hopelessness? Abraham did not. Hezekiah did not.

But, if doomsday prophecies come before us will we instead accept them as warnings and begin saying:  “Forbid it, Lord, protect your righteous people, let your Glory be seen.”

Yet, sometimes the all-seeing, all-knowing Lord will actually reveal the plans of the enemy in order to give us a chance to ask God to intercede and foil the plans of the enemy. This would be interpreted as giving warning of the plans of the enemy. This would not be at all unlike the Book of Esther – enemy plans revealed, action taken to counter it.

Sometimes the Lord will also reveal His plans of wrath, which in the example of Sodom with Abraham, acts as an invitation to engage in conversation (discourse) with God.

Is God a mighty dictator in the sky…or is He loving and good, desirous of a friendship relationship with His creation?  Let’s see further examples of that in the Holy Scriptures:

Isaiah 1:18

“Come now, let us reason together,”  says the Lord . NIV

The Lord relents:

Ex 32:12, Job 6:29, Ps 7:12, Ps 90:13, Isa 57:6, Jer 4:28, Jer 18:8, Jer 26:3. Jer 26:13, Jer 26:19, Ezek 24:14, Jonah 3:9 

Exodus 32:11-14

11 But Moses sought the favor of the Lord his God. “O Lord,” he said, “why should your anger burn against your people, whom you brought out of Egypt with great power and a mighty hand? 12 Why should the Egyptians say, ‘It was with evil intent that he brought them out, to kill them in the mountains and to wipe them off the face of the earth’? Turn from your fierce anger; relent and do not bring disaster on your people. 13 Remember your servants Abraham, Isaac and Israel, to whom you swore by your own self: ‘I will make your descendants as numerous as the stars in the sky and I will give your descendants all this land I promised them, and it will be their inheritance forever.'” 14 Then the Lord relented and did not bring on his people the disaster he had threatened. NIV

Here we see Moses quoting God’s word back to Him. It would do us well to be familiar with Scripture. It would do us well to remind God of His Word – just as Moses.

Psalms 7:12

If he does not relent, he will sharpen his sword; he will bend and string his bow. “NIV

 Psalms 90:13

Relent, O Lord! How long will it be? Have compassion on your servants. ”  NIV

 

Jeremiah 18:7-10

 —  7If at any time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be uprooted, torn down and destroyed, 8 and if that nation I warned repents of its evil, then I will relent and not inflict on it the disaster I had planned. 9 And if at another time I announce that a nation or kingdom is to be built up and planted, 10 and if it does evil in my sight and does not obey me, then I will reconsider the good I had intended to do for it.” NIV

 

Jeremiah 26:3

 “Perhaps they will listen and each will turn from his evil way. Then I will relent and not bring on them the disaster I was planning because of the evil they have done. 4 Say to them, ‘This is what the Lord says: If you do not listen to me and follow my law, which I have set before you, 5 and if you do not listen to the words of my servants the prophets, whom I have sent to you again and again (though you have not listened), 6 then I will make this house like Shiloh and this city an object of cursing among all the nations of the earth.'” NIV      

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Jeremiah 26:13

12Then Jeremiah said to all the officials and all the people: “The Lord sent me to prophesy against this house and this city all the things you have heard. 13 Now reform your ways and your actions and obey the Lord your God. Then the Lord will relent and not bring the disaster he has pronounced against you. 14 As for me, I am in your hands; do with me whatever you think is good and right. 15 Be assured, however, that if you put me to death, you will bring the guilt of innocent blood on yourselves and on this city and on those who live in it, for in truth the Lord has sent me to you to speak all these words in your hearing.” NIV

Jeremiah 26:19

19 “Did Hezekiah king of Judah or anyone else in Judah put him to death? Did not Hezekiah fear the Lord and seek his favor? And did not the Lord relent, so that he did not bring the disaster he pronounced against them? We are about to bring a terrible disaster on ourselves!”  NIV

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Jonah 3:9

  “Let everyone call urgently on God. Let them give up their evil ways and their violence. 9 Who knows? God may yet relent and with compassion turn from his fierce anger so that we will not perish.”  NIV

        2 Chron 7:13-15

14if my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and will heal their land.”  NIV

 

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 2 Kings 20:1-6

 ” In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, “This is what the Lord says: Put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not recover.”

2 Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, 3 “Remember, O Lord , how I have walked before you faithfully and with wholehearted devotion and have done what is good in your eyes.” And Hezekiah wept bitterly.

4 Before Isaiah had left the middle court, the word of the Lord came to him: 5 “Go back and tell Hezekiah, the leader of my people, ‘This is what the Lord , the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will heal you. On the third day from now you will go up to the temple of the Lord . 6 I will add fifteen years to your life. And I will deliver you and this city from the hand of the king of Assyria. I will defend this city for my sake and for the sake of my servant David.'”  NIV

Selah….

Did Hezekiah quietly accept the word of doom, and wait to die, just because it was spoken?

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Prophetic words of doom may come. How will we respond?  Will we wait in fear and hopelessness for them to come true?

Or, as Hezekiah, and as Abraham, will we enter into conversation with the Lord —  “Come and let us reason together, says the Lord.”  Jeremiah 18:8

 

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Addendum:

 

You may wish to check a different kind of dream from nationally recognized religious leaders. This is not to discredit doomsday dreams, rather more to offer a counter-balance.  Key word:  balance.  Both are of equal importance.

This is not to say one is more important than another:

One may reveal, or warn of, the desires of the devil; while one may reveal the desires of God.

“Let the world see Your Glory, Lord.”

Different kinds of dreams have been sent to HANK KUNNEMAN and DUTCH SHEETS, and you might find them both through links at the end of this article.

Ps 24:8

Who is this King of glory? The Lord, strong and mighty, the Lord  mighty in battle.  KJV

God told Elijah, after three years of drought, it would rain.  In receiving that word, Elijah prayed with his face to the ground, that it would rain.  (1 Kings 18:41-45)

Conclusion: 

What we do in prayer can determine the outcome. We are being shown how to pray and what to pray about. This writer feels God wants His people to talk with Him about each of these seemingly contradictory messages. What to ask be thwarted; what to ask be manifested. The messages are balanced. Which way will we tip the scales by adding the weight of our tears, tears of both sorrow and joy? Sorrow for the one,  joy for the other. Balanced.

“Come and let us reason together, says the Lord.”  Jeremiah 18:8

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kQUVRHhbcM – Dutch Sheets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAL4GURVYeg – Hank Kunneman

 

 

 

 

 

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Australian Prime Minister Has It Right

September 22, 2014                                                         – from an unknown news source
She Did It Again !!! W O W !

Australia says NO — This will be the second Time Julia Gillard has done this!

She sure isn’t backing down on her hard line stance and one has to appreciate her belief in the rights of her native countrymen. 

A breath of fresh air to see someone lead with guts and determination.
Australian Prime Minister does it again!!


The whole world needs a leader like this!
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Prime Minister Julia Gillard – Australia


Muslims who want to live under Islamic Sharia law were told on Wednesday to get out of Australia, as the government targeted radicals in a bid to head off potential terror attacks. 

Separately, Gillard angered some Australian Muslims on Wednesday by saying she supported spy agencies monitoring the nation’s mosques. Quote:
‘IMMIGRANTS, NOT AUSTRALIANS, MUST ADAPT… Take It Or Leave It. I am tired of this nation worrying about whether we are offending some individual or their culture.
Since the terrorist attacks on Bali, we have experienced a surge in patriotism by the majority of Australians. 

‘This culture has been developed over two centuries of struggles, trials and victories by millions of men and women who have sought freedom. 

‘We speak mainly ENGLISH, not Spanish, Lebanese, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, or any other language. Therefore, if you wish to become part of our society, learn the language! 

‘Most Australians believe in God. This is not some Christian, right wing, political push, but a fact, because Christian men and women, on Christian principles, founded this nation, and this is clearly documented. It is certainly appropriate to display it on the walls of our schools. If God offends you, then I suggest you consider another part of the world as your new home, because God is part of our culture.’

‘We will accept your beliefs, and will not question why. All we ask is that you accept ours, and live in harmony and peaceful enjoyment with us. 

‘This is OUR COUNTRY, OUR LAND, and OUR LIFESTYLE, and we will allow you every opportunity to enjoy all this. But once you are done complaining, whining, and griping about Our Flag, Our Pledge, Our Christian beliefs, or Our Way of Life, I highly encourage you take advantage of one other great Australian freedom, ‘THE RIGHT TO LEAVE’.

‘If you aren’t happy here then LEAVE. We didn’t force you to come here. You asked to be here. So accept the country that accepted you.

NOTE: IF we circulate this amongst ourselves in Canada & USA, WE will find the courage to start speaking and voicing the same truths.

If you agree please SEND THIS ON and ON, to as many people as you know…

 

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Will Supporting Trump Ruin my Witness?

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A PERFECTLY TIMED CHRISTMAS DONKEY RIDE

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ARSON, SOCIALISM, PRONOUNS AND A TENT = THE NEW(SOM) CALIFORNIA!

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Political Hate Rhetoric Was Started by Liberals in 2004

Trump is not the only person the Democrats hate: They hate everyone, including Walmart shoppers like many of us, and have for years, proof is in these books published and sold back in 2004. It is both Possible and Probable that these are all  Precursors to today’s violence.  Instilling hatred incites hate crime, creating civil unrest is accessory before the facts, ,…  you name it…  if racism is pitting hatred against one group of people, then this falls into that category.   Just change the words ‘liberal/liberals’ to ‘Democrats’ in your mind. Is it time to charge presiding Democrats with Hate Crimes against President Trump and Justice Kavanaugh?  This writer thinks so… charges of slander, harassment and frivolous lawsuits ? Might there also be additional charges stemming from 2004 when these books were marketed?

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These books spew hatred towards Conservatism and Capitalism. Do we recall when the Obama Administration singled out Conservative and Religious groups for severe and uncalled for tax audits?  Group hatred perpetrated  If Democrats get even more power they will, in turn, pass this instilled habit of hatred upon the commoner, you and me, the tax payer, just as Walmart shoppers have already been belittled by them.  This campaign for hatred was marketed in ’04, as evidenced by these books and publishers.  They began without much opposition and now don’t know how to stop. Voters: Be forewarned.  Be forewarned before we become the only group left for them to target with their hatred. They can be expected to look down on voters who support them, for being stupid enough to let them take all our money through 90% taxes, while they live in walled mansions (Pelosi) and possibly Cuomo in NY, while they toss a few small crumbs of our own money back at us. Pelosi is not seen as doing even that for the homeless on the other side of her walls. Forewarned is forearmed.

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It appears that the liberal controlled media are guilty of flame throwing at the right; remember it is the liberal democrats who a few years back put out the books; who planted seeds of hate speech with multiple relentless hate campaigns with the word “hate” in the titles:

The titles of those books by liberals guilty of planting seeds of hate and blame are:  The I HATE SERIES:   I HATE : Coulter; O’Reilly; Limbaugh, M.Savitch; Ashcroft; Condie Rice; The Hannity Reader; published by Thunders Mouth Press, and Da Capo Press, edited by Clint Willis.  Gee, the name Clint Willis has a familiar ring to it – could it possibly sound like Clinton, William?  These books were not published by the Right Wing.  The liberals initiated and publicized the mind set of hate.   These book were found in Barnes and Noble in ’04 and may still be found on the internet.

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KILLING A NATION – ABORTING AMERICA

KILLING A NATION — ABORTING AMERICA

  • By Mary A LaClair           

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(It is unique that the same article would appear on both of my sites at the same time. This article is an exception and will appear on both sites at the time of posting. So if you get two, and you unfollow one, you will be missing something   (>:    )

Democrats Hillary Clinton, NYS Gov. Cuomo, and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, have said it’s alright to murder young Americans even as they are being born. 

“Opponents — including President Donald Trump, who referenced the law in his State of the Union address — say it goes well beyond that and legalizes late-term abortions until the moment of birth. “ Democrat & Chronicle Feb 1, 2 019

On January 22, 2019 NYS expanded abortion rights and eliminated several restrictions on abortion in the state. NYS Gov. Cuomo has even extended this so far as killing surviving post abortion life However, in 2018, 15 states passed new restrictions on abortion and family planning according to the Guttmacher Institute.

Abortion survivors are introducing ‘The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act”. 

 

However; Selective destruction of Americans and replacement of Americans by illegals will no longer be a tax payer priority in America thanks to an administration which loves America and loves Americans and practices not-so-common Common Sense !

On Friday (Feb. 22, 2019) “President Trump issued a final ruling that bars health care providers, that accept funding, from making any abortion referrals or performing abortions – regardless of the funding source – at the same facilities where they provide Title X services like birth control, mammograms and cancer screenings.” (from NYMag.com 2/23/19)

Further: “The Trump Administration issued a rule that clinics must maintain a “clear physical and financial separation” between services funded by the government and any organization that provides abortion or abortion referrals.  Health and Human Services department officials have said they were necessary to ensure transparency and the legal and ethical use of taxpayer funds.” (The Washington Post 2/23/19)

 

RBG CHOICES RESPONSIBILITYWhat??
Abortion does not hinder responsibility??
Abortion avoids responsibility !!

 

The next generation which is being severely curtailed by abortion ?    Sounds however like she wants men to share that responsibility instead of getting out.  Which is it R.B.G?

https://looklistenthink.wordpress.com/2012/02/09/are-we-aborting-a-nation-out-of-existence

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OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCE

 OUT OF BODY EXPERIENCE

  —  Mary A LaClair

780 words.

It was 11:00 at night and the nurses were changing shifts in labor and delivery. They had been attentive to me in labor for hours, but suddenly I had been left alone.  I hear them together outside in the hall:  “Come on, ‘ya gotta tell me, how was your date tonight? What’s he like? Where’d you go, what’d you do? Did you like him, would you go out with him again?”

As a mother about to deliver, I should not be alone in the room:  “Oh, here’s another contraction….oooooww,

WHERE IS that nurse nursenow??!!

They are NOT updating each other on conditions of patients and states of delivery as they should be at shift change. They are updating on date night instead!! This baby may drop on the floor. They are needed in HERE! I have to go out in the hall to chastise all of them; however I am unable to move and have lost any bell button.

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Suddenly I’m in the air looking down and see a woman twisting in pain on a bed.  “Oh, my, that looks like me in that bed, but I don’t feel the pain up here in the air. I’m going into the hall and reprimand those nurses for their lack of attention to their work and to their patients.  Ok, goody, I get to go through a wall!”

“You can’t, you don’t have your glorified body yet, you must go through the doorway.”

I go through the doorway, floating high in the air, hovering over and behind the group of nurses socializing at their station in the hall.

Scolding them I say: “What are you doing out here? There is a woman about to deliver in that room right there. You shouldn’t be talking about date night, the last shift should be updating the new shift about the current conditions of each patient.”

One nurse looks behind her and exclaims: “Hey, where did that voice come from?” They turn, see nothing and see no one.

Several nurses run into the room, and bells, whistles and alarms go off, everyone comes running.

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Each starts scolding the other, followed by  “Get the doctor, quick!”  …“Hold it” one snaps to me. At that moment, my spirit ZAPPS back into my body. I feel as if my spirit has suddenly had a lead weight attached to it. The doctor who answers the alarm says, “Don’t you EVER tell one of my patients to ‘hold’ it, EVER again!  Do you hear me! Where were you, why wasn’t someone on watch here?”

“It was change of shifts.”

“That is NO excuse, you cover for each other until the next arrives! And do NOT leave these patients alone. DO you hear me?!?”

This child has grown up and become a successful professional.  We are very grateful for that.

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 But let’s not miss other spiritual lessons here:

CONCLUSIONS:

The spirit is separate from the body. The spirit is able to communicate to the natural world without being seen. We, however, are not to communicate with spirits. We should use discernment when listening to unknown voices, not all voices are good ones.

There is more to this world than meets the eye.

We ARE spirit, we live in a body, and we have a soul. It was my soul, I believe, which directed my spirit to correct and exhort the young nurses.

We WILL receive a glorified body …someday.

In extremely painful situations God is able to separate spirit from pain. Why doesn’t He do this all the time? I don’t know.

Do you have a loved one killed in an accident? Picture God taking the spirit home before the pain hits. There have been numerous stories where those who’ve survived trauma have told of looking down on their own bodies. I’m saying, “It IS possible…” because it happened to me.

As Jesus is, so shall we be. Jesus’ Spirit is separated from His body, as ours will be. His Holy Spirit is in the world today. He sees all, knows all. His Spirit is real. Just as our spirit is real. Our spirit goes on living even after our bodies die. (absent from the body, present with the Lord.) The Lord was present: It was He who told me that I couldn’t go through the wall…

The spirit is separate from the body. The spirit is able to communicate to the natural world without being seen. We, however, are not to communicate with spirits. We should use discernment when listening to unknown voices, not all voices are good ones.

There is more to this world than meets the eye.

There is more to this world, and more to life and death, than meets the eye.

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 “What a friend we have in Jesus!”   He is alive and in the world today. Start talking to Him as friend. He answers to the Name of Jesus; He also answers to the title “LORD”.


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Pakistan: Friend or Foe?

 

When did you buy towels last?  Look to see where they are made. If they are made in Pakistan, I walk away and leave them in the store.                 towels 1   towels 2

It is possible to find towels and sheets made in INDIA, they are a Democracy at least, and don’t harbor terrorists who are set on destroying Americans and America.

I have a question:  Does the USA send cotton and textiles to Pakistan so they can make towels which they sell back to us?  I wouldn’t be surprised.

Rand Paul is right.  And, I believe he and Trump know what they are doing.

UPDATE:  A source for MADE IN USA TOWELS just came in !!  ( 1/16/2018)

Thank you to the sender!  —-

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