Revelation 2:8-11 –
“And to the angel of the church in Smyrna write:
The first and the last, who was dead,
and has come to life, says this:
‘I know your tribulation and your poverty (but you are rich),
AND THE BLASPHEMY BY THOSE WHO SAY THEY ARE JEWS
AND ARE NOT, BUT ARE A SYNAGOGUE OF SATAN.
Do not fear what you are about to suffer.
Behold, the devil is about to cast some of you into prison,
so that you will be tested,
and you will have tribulation for ten days.
Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.
He who has an ear,
let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.
He who overcomes will not be hurt by the second death.’
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Matthew 10:21-22 –
“Brother will betray brother to death,
and a father his child;
and children will rise up against parents
and cause them to be put to death.
You will be hated by all because of My name,
but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.”
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Zechariah 13:8-9 –
“It will come about in all the land,” Declares the LORD,
“That two parts in it will be cut off and perish;
But the third will be left in it.
And I will bring the third part through the fire,
Refine them as silver is refined,
And test them as gold is tested.
They will call on My name,
And I will answer them; I will say,
‘They are My people,’
And they will say, ‘The LORD is my God.'”
“THE FILTHY BRIDE WITH THE DIRTY WRINKLED DRESS” . . .
That, my friends, is the picture of MOST of the professing Body of Christ right now and may also include ourselves, IF we continue holding onto unforgiveness, “hidden sin”, PRIDE, self-centeredness or anything else that is UNHOLY. . . . . SINFUL.
IF Jesus came back today . . . . MOST in the Western World would not be ready for Him.
While no, that’s not pleasant, it’s NOT the level of persecution we are seeing in the Middle East, N. Korea and other Countries where the Governments are Anti-Christ . . . AGAINST JESUS. . .AND people are being slaughtered, raped, kidnapped, tortured, sold into slavery, beheaded, burned alive, blown up, buried alive . . . PERSECUTED FOR THEIR FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST!!!
GOVERNMENTS AGAINST JESUS CHRIST . . . . That’s just about everywhere right now, but has not fully manifested in “The Western Nations” . . . YET, but it’s coming.
EXPECT PERSECUTION, MY FRIENDS!!!!!
AND . . . It is going to come through those who PROFESS to be “Christians” but they are not.
PERSECUTION will also come through demonized governments, Islam, EVEN FAMILY MEMBERS AND “FRIENDS” and ANY who are not fully following JESUS.
WE WILL BE HATED FOR LOVING JESUS AND FOLLOWING HIM.
WHY DOES AND WHY WILL THE HEAVENLY FATHER ALLOW PERSECUTION?
Because we are NOT ready for the return of the LORD Jesus. We STILL have some more “Refiner’s Fire” to go through.
More “TESTING” to see if we TRULY, TRULY LOVE THE LORD JESUS . . . Yes, even more than our very lives.
NO, this is not a “pleasant” message, but it’s a part of
“THE BRIDE GETTING READY”. Because Jesus is coming back for a bride without spot or wrinkle (Ephesians 25:27).
JESUS TOLD US TO “ENDURE UNTIL THE END” (Matthew 24:13). This is pointing to some VERY DIFFICULT times that we must ALL face, unless we are taken home prior to the return of the LORD Jesus.
SO, we truly need to DAILY check ourselves to be absolutely sure we are walking in a CLEAN relationship with the LORD.
Ask the Holy Spirit to reveal ANYTHING that is unholy . . Unpleasing to Him and REPENT when we are shown areas that we must STOP DOING WHAT HE SAYS TO STOP DOING!!! AND rebuke any demonic forces that try to come against you.
WE MUST FORGIVE ALL WHO HAVE SINNED AGAINST US.
FOLLOW THE LEADING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.
DAILY READ THE BIBLE.
DAILY PRAY IN THE SPIRIT AND WITH UNDERSTANDING.
DAILY WORSHIP THE LORD FOR HE IS WORTHY TO BE PRAISED.
THE DAY IS COMING . . . AND SUDDENLY . . . WHEN JESUS WILL RETURN . . . . ARE YOU READY?
Revelation 19:7-9 –
“Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory to Him,
for the marriage of the Lamb has come
and His bride has made herself ready.”
It was given to her to clothe herself in fine linen,
bright and clean;
for the fine linen is the righteous acts of the saints.
Then he *said to me, “Write,
‘Blessed are those who are invited to the marriage supper of the Lamb.’”
RESPECTFUL COMMENTS are most welcome in my “virtual home”, here on this blog, where the LORD JESUS CHRIST, Hebrew name is Yahshua, is lifted up and the TRUTH is being told.
PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL IN MY VIRTUAL HOME . . . YOU ARE A GUEST HERE. . .
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PLEASE TAKE ALL OF THESE POSTS TO THE LORD IN PRAYER FOR HIS CONFIRMATION.
I don’t need to hear why you don’t believe what I share. I’ll tell you again, to take these posts to the LORD in prayer. I won’t engage in debate. . . time is too short. . . I’m too weary and it’s a WASTE of time!!!
If you have honest questions, yes. . . Or not quite sure, that’s absolutely understandable, some of this stuff is difficult for me too, so I must seek the LORD for confirmation and FULL TRUTH, just like you.
If it’s to bring the “you are wrong” comments. . .no. . . Those won’t be posted, Nor will the comments of Mockers & scoffers, those with hateful comments, and those who bring discord. . . .
POOF!!! There They go . . . Comments Bye-bye to the trash!!!!
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