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Coronavirus: Overblown Hype or Unparalleled Threat?



Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first reported to the World Health Organization on New Year's Eve.  This initial report did not identify what the culprit of the outbreak was as research was still underway, but the identity of the virus was supposedly isolated on January 7th, just a little over one month ago.  Three weeks ago, on January 21st, the World Health Organization published its first sitrep ("Situation Report") on 2019-nCoV, reporting that 282 persons, primarily in the province of Hubei, had the virus.  Fast forward 20 days and the latest WHO sitrep records 40,554 confirmed cases and 909 deaths, including 319 confirmed cases outside of China.

Just going by these official statistics (which are fed to the WHO directly from the Chinese government), the virus has spread by over 14,000% in 20 days, surpassing total cases of Ebola, SARS, and MERS.  Media reports have given a particularly murky picture of the situation with many articles suggesting the virus is no more deadly than seasonal flu, and others suggesting that the scale of the outbreak and the mortality rate may be vastly underreported.


What is the truth?


I've adopted a wait-and-see approach, not wanting to jump on either bandwagon, but the evidence we're being presented with every day is that the disease is almost certainly being underreported.  I would be very hesitant to agree with some of the more extreme conspiracy theories suggesting that the mortality rate is over 40%, yet at the same time, proposing that 2019-nCoV is on par with the flu now requires the most significant cognitive dissonance imaginable: it is nearly impossible to reconcile China's reaction to the virus and the myriad of videos sneaking out with the idea that this is nothing more than a particularly bad head cold.  This virus is deadly and spreading fast, but the question is how deadly and how fast.


Let's start with what we know:


1. It's spreading much faster than H1N1 (Swine Flu).  Since it was first discovered in 2009, H1N1 has infected roughly one billion people on earth.  H1N1 was a particularly strong flu that was first recorded in March/April 2009.  Using the WHO's own chart, we can see that Coronavirus is spreading roughly three times as fast:




The comparison we make is to H1N1 on April 30, 2009, when there were roughly the same number of confirmed cases as there were of Coronavirus on January 21, 2020.  20 days later there were approximately 12–15,000 cases of H1N1.  Worldwide, the transmission rate (Ro - pronounced "R naught") of H1N1 is thought to be about 1.5, upwards of 1.7.  In other words, for every one person that gets the infection, another 1.5 will get it subsequently.

Based on just the official statistics we're seeing, Coronavirus appears to have an Ro somewhere in the 3.5–4.5 range, which is extremely high.


2. Despite early media reports to the contrary, there is growing agreement that Coronavirus is truly airborne and not merely spread through contact.  Aerosolization was supposedly confirmed several days ago, meaning that the virus can be spread through sneezing, coughing, and exhalation when contained within droplets (source), but some authorities continue to push back against the claim (source), yet only because aerosolization has not yet been directly confirmed in a lab.  The transmission rate would strongly point to the airborne nature of this disease.


3. China's response to the outbreak suggests that the outbreak is incomparable to the flu.  At the moment, some 400 million Chinese (approximately one-third of the entire population of the country) are under lockdown.  Videos and pictures emerging from the country show that the streets in the capital (Beijing) and the largest city (Shanghai) are completely empty.  In Hubei province where the contagion is the most widespread, numerous videos have shown authorities literally welding shut and dumping dirt in front of apartment doors to keep residents contained inside.

Understanding that the dissemination of pictures and video related to the outbreak in Hubei is illegal to residents, and therefore we are likely only getting a relatively small sample from these, they paint a dire picture of societal breakdown and panic from authorities.

This is undoubtedly the most extreme response to an outbreak in world history, exceeding even the quarantines during the 2013–2016 Ebola epidemic.


4. While some of the more extreme conspiracy theories are probably inaccurate, trusting the WHO statistics as-is (which are being directly fed from the Chinese government) is an exercise in futility.  It is already widely known that China suppressed initial reporting during the 2002 SARS outbreak and the same is happening this time around, as citizen journalists have been jailed and the government has silenced local Wuhan authorities from reporting the facts on the ground.  The truth is likely somewhere in the middle, but time will tell.


5. The mortality rate is simply not known.  Reports to the contrary are either meant to assuage fear or increase it.  The commonly cited 2.2% is calculated by taking the number of fatalities divided by the number of confirmed cases, which is then converted to a percentage.  However, this early on in the outbreak that calculation is essentially useless.  Ultimately, the true mortality rate isn't based on the number of cases, but on the number recovered.  Present statistics show roughly 3,600 have recovered and 900 have died.  That doesn't mean that 25% are fatalities since the gap between the two continues to increase each day, but it does mean that the mortality rate is a true unknown at this point.  If the incubation period is as long as some researchers are suggesting, the mortality rate could indeed be higher than 2.2%.  Time will tell.


6. The possibility that 2019-nCoV was a pathogenic weapon released from a lab is not just a conspiracy theory from a dark corner of the web.  Members of the U.S. government, including Senator Tom Cotton, are entertaining the possibility.  It is true that China's one and only BSL-4 pathogenic laboratory is located in Wuhan (source).  And it was opened just five years ago.  The location seems almost too incredible for coincidence.  The New York Times has vehemently attacked the suggestion, but world renowned molecular biologist Richard Ebright suggested that an accidental escape of the virus from the lab could not be entirely ruled out (source).




What's going to happen?


To be intellectually honest, it's simply too early to make a firm judgment on this.  It seems almost a certainty at this point that Coronavirus will become a pandemic and with a growth rate much higher than H1N1 it could ultimately infect a large portion of the global population.

Best case scenario: the quarantine slows the spread dramatically and the mortality rate is under 2%, but the cat's out of the bag at this point.  It's going to continue to spread.  A lot.  A mortality rate of 2% would result in approximately 20 million deaths if Coronavirus spreads as much as H1N1.  If, by God's grace, we discover that far more were already infected and the mortality rate is in line with a severe flu, it could be several million.  Global GDP is going to be hammered by the outbreak no matter what.  Probably by at least .2–.4%.  Remember that China is one-third of global economic output and is suddenly at a standstill.

Middle scenario: the many, many videos showing people keeling over in streets, in hospitals, and in the marketplaces are an accurate reflection of the severity.  Anecdotal reports of crematoriums running at four to five times capacity add to the concern.  The mortality rate could be over 3% and the transmission virtually unstoppable.  Over 30 million could perish around the world if vaccines are not prepared in time.

Worst case scenario: the report of sulfur dioxide concentrations above Wuhan point to the unthinkable—mass death on a scale hardly imaginable.  It should be noted that the report of sulfur dioxide above Wuhan is accurate, the question is, why?  Mass cremation could explain the sulfur cloud.  Only one other city in all of China had a cloud of such magnitude when the image was taken on Saturday (source).  Reports that the disease is largely restricted to age-related fatality (similar to the flu) are inaccurate, as evidenced by the recent death of doctor Li Wenliang, the otherwise healthy 33-year-old doctor who died over 20 days after first reporting symptoms.  The incubation period is very long and the mortality rate is being significantly underreported, perhaps by 5–10%.  An untold number could perish and the global economy would enter recession within months as China's economic output remains halted indefinitely.



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  1. There's this from the reputable Mike Adams who has inside info from very credible sources (supposedly). If true, it's time to pay attention I would think ...

    https://biologicalweapons.news/2020-02-05-china-deploys-biological-warfare-against-taiwan-evacuation-airplane-trojan-horse-coronavirus-carrier.html

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  2. If this is as bad as I think it is, maybe this is partly what God rescues us from in the rapture. I've thought for years that the rapture is a rescue. When Isis came on the scene, I thought maybe that's what we would be rescued from. But maybe it's this.

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    1. I agree, this virus, if it goes worse case scenario could set the stage for the Bride being called home.

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    2. Well, as Gary mentioned before, Corona means crown. As in the crowns of the righteous in Heaven at the judgment seat of Christ after the rapture.

      A clue for this year?

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    3. From Gary previously ...
      Corona also has its roots in the Greek word "koronis" translated "wreath or garland".

      One will also find that, according to Wikipedia,"Coronis is a textual symbol found in ancient Greek papyri that was used TO MARK THE END of an entire work or of a major section in poetic and prose texts."

      To mark the end of an entire work? We do know that at the end of the Philadelphian/Laodicean church age in which we currently reside, the rapture occurs in Revelation 4:1. Immediately after, the crowns (Corona)are distributed to each individual in the body of Christ at the judgment seat of Christ.

      Personally, I think we have the makings of a big giant cold can of prophetic smackface crackin' open here.

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    4. Interesting. Marking the end in two different ways then. Wowza.

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    5. Indeed, but also one will notice the word (and action) of the word "quarantine" being thrown around and getting suddy. As we know, an Old Testament verse of scripture that many scholars have long known to be a strong prophetic indication of the rapture involves "being hidden" ...

      "Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.
      Come, my people, enter thou into thy chambers, and shut thy doors about thee: hide thyself as it were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast.For, behold, the Lord cometh out of his place to punish the inhabitants of the earth for their iniquity: the earth also shall disclose her blood, and shall no more cover her slain" (Isaiah 26:19-21)

      "hide thyself as it were for a little moment?" Could we say "QUARANTINE" thyself?

      I think I see some suds running down the can and onto the floor now.

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    6. @Unkown:
      "If this is as bad as I think it is, maybe this is partly what God rescues us from in the rapture. I've thought for years that the rapture is a rescue."

      The Rapture can also be a rescue from an all-out war in the Middle-East and its catastrophic results for the societies.

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    7. Yes!!!....my thoughts exactly

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  3. Big pharma is partnering with the tech industry to pair vaccinations with digital biometrics, meaning humans will be microchipped and tracked. So vaccines are literally ushering in the technology for the mark of the beast and I believe would only spread the virus that much more. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

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    1. ID 2020 Alliance, thank you Bill Gates and Microsoft. https://id2020.org/

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    2. Brent Lohrenz - yes! A coworker came upon ID2020 several months ago, and we were both blown away with all the implications. I easily see this: 1, virus goes global and infections every corner. 2, God raptures the church. 3, AC comes on the scene promising a "cure" a vaccine. To get the cure, you have to swear allegiance.

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    3. Yes!!!...i feel the same way...the rapture is near

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  4. Gary, Thank you for this analysis and breakdown. As hard as it is to imagine, God daily clarifies even more His word, ironing out every wrinkle so there is no doubt about what shall soon transpire (trumpet/rapture). I see this virus causing global chaos, a perfect stage for calling the Bride home, and maybe the AC having a "cure " I have been incredulous about the news out of China, they are known for heavy censorship, and I feel everyone is being lied to.

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  5. If you are healthy but have asthma/copd ...well....this isn’t good.

    https://thecommonsenseshow.com/activism-agenda-21-conspiracy/fema-medical-martial-law-camp-warnings-celeste-solum-and-dave-hodges-are-now-reality

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  6. “ Obama has granted his administration the authority to detain, in any manner deemed necessary, any person who demonstrates any degree of respiratory distress. This means people with noninfectious asthma could be detained. When the forced transport of Ebola patients begins to occur, relatively healthy people will be joining them in this death parade march.”

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  7. They can’t do anything to us that God will not allow. God has my future not a bunch of sinners.

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  8. “ Can come to your home and enter without a warrant. Incarceration can be immediate.

    Celeste talks about the killing of our pets can be required. This is already happening in China.

    Your insurance will be forced to pay the bulk of transport, testing, and any treatment.

    There will be no constitutional protections. The CDC will totally have control over your fate. ”

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  9. VIDEOS: China. Virus. Chaos. Death.
    https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/videos-china-virus-chaos-death

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  10. As previously noted, the virus targets lung ACE receptors, leading to smokers and those with primary hypertension being particularly susceptible to the virus. This is why males are in general falling victim to the virus it seems. while the elderly are not directly targeted by the virus, they will be particularly susceptible due to generally poorer immunities than younger folk, but also where the impact of smoking has increased the ACE receptors. As male asians have a higher smoking smoking cf females (50% vs 1.9%), this is going to naturally impact the elderly males more. As you would know from a typical infection/mortality graph, the percentage/numbers of outliers can be significant.

    Regarding best vs worse case scenarios - we can only obtain relevant information from cases outside of China as the information is more likely going to be reliable. As horrible as the coronavirus cases are on the cruise ships, they are actually going to provide us reasonable information as to mortality rates in the absence of treatment, and presence of targeted treatment. The next two weeks are going to be crucial in this regard. If the reporting from Japan is accurate, then we should have a fairly good idea of transmission rate, asymptomatic, mortality rates cf recovery rates. We are going to be 'clutching at straws' somewhat until then.

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    1. gosh we need an edit function! *percentage/number of outliers can be significant, which could explain Dr Li's death'.*

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  11. MENE MENE TEKEL PERES
    Peres: Kingdom is divided. Peres: divide, breach, breakthrough, outbreak
    The outbreak (paras ite) is accompanying the peres (division) of the Land.
    Division: Lady Di Vision. Died in Paris. The numerical value of the writing on the wall is 2520. the "Islamic State" is what the world wants.

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    1. Did everyone notice the movie "Parasite" won an oscar???

      I do not follow msm or watch any of this garbage, but in following links to other vids and such, YT seems to be promoting the "Parasite" victory.

      Hmmm, predictive programming a little?

      Foretelling of the world's near future.

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    2. No, brother. No one watched. I looked up the Greek word for “moment” .
      823. atomos
      atomos: uncut, indivisible, (an indivisible) moment (of time)
      Original Word: แผ„ฯ„ฮฟฮผฮฟฯ‚, ฮฟฮฝ
      Part of Speech: Adjective
      Transliteration: atomos
      Phonetic Spelling: (at'-om-os)
      Definition: uncut, indivisible, (an indivisible) moment (of time)
      Usage: (lit: that cannot be cut), an indivisible part of time, a moment.

      1Cor15:52

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    3. It’s so short that it can’t be divided. Our Savior will rescue us so quickly, time-wise and physically.

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    4. I can’t remember where in the Bible it is but Pastor Billy Crone said in the Greek God is saying: I will not, I will not cease to sustain you. I will not, I will not, I will not let you down.

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  12. could i hear everyone thoughts concerning kim clemebts 4 more years trump prophecy and also author tom horns wormwood vision fpr 2029!

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    1. I'm very suspect of Clement's prophecies, which seem like dominionism. Clement prophesied that Trump would not be impeached and he was.

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    2. Excellent point Gary. That's true!

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    3. i don't agree with Clement as well...however was Trump impeached if it was only be the house and not the senate?? buck each way!

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    4. I’m confused by Clement’s prophecy. It’s my understanding impeachment charges were brought against Trump, but he was acquitted. So, technically, Clement was right?

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    5. Yes, the impeachment did happen. Impeachment only occurs in the House. The Senate separately votes to convict and remove. Trump is now one of three U.S. presidents who were impeached.

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    6. Duh, got it! I was thinking since he wasn’t removed from office he wasn’t impeached. But, impeachment is bringing charges against a sitting president regardless of the outcome. I clearly need more coffee in the am. ๐Ÿ˜‚

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    7. Kim Clement prophesied about aborted babies coming back and being born to other women...reincarnation is not biblical.

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  13. https://www.intellihub.com/wuhans-jiaxing-garden-set-ablaze-with-tenants-inside-government-blames-arson/

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  14. At https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/11/coronavirus-expert-warns-infection-could-reach-60-of-worlds-population "Coronavirus 'could infect 60% of global population if unchecked'".

    There are some fears that this coronavirus outbreak could crash the global financial system and economy.

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  15. This is a direct fulfillment of the last prophecy given on the last page of the Word. Not only is China's Xi destroying churches (and even mosques), jailing pastors, and sending believers to re-education camps, but he has ordered the re-write of our bible replacing any mention of God or Jesus with his name. In Revelation 22:18, we are told that if anyone adds ones word to this book, God would add to him PLAGUES!!!

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    1. Interesting observation. It was about one year ago that reports first surfaced that the Chinese government was producing a communist-friendly Bible translation.

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    2. Bad idea. Like when:
      Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the house of Dagon and set it up beside Dagon.

      1Samuel 5:2

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    3. @Deekabee, than North Korea should also be severely punished by this coronavirus, because that nation is persecuting our fellow Christians very severely.

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    4. Moin, there's always been persecution of believers. I'm talking about the prophecy given about changing the word of God.

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    5. @Deekabee, if that's true, this virus will only wreak havoc in China.

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  16. At https://metro.co.uk/2020/02/11/can-heat-kill-coronavirus-as-donald-trump-has-claimed-12221695/ "Can heat kill coronavirus as Donald Trump has claimed?".

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    1. That’s why the body temperature goes up when one has the flu. The immune system knows viruses can’t survive in high temperatures. I don’t know if this virus was bioengineered to get around a high temperature or survive at a higher temperature.The Pandemic of 1919 killed many young and healthy people instead of the infants and elderly because young people had a massive immune response that overwhelmed their lungs and killed them.

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    2. yeah it was a bit of a daft comment by DT. Flu impacts always increase during the winter months, but it has more to do with the humidity than the heat.

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  17. The UN vote is today.

    Palestinians no longer seek to condemn proposal as breaching international law, won’t demand urgent conference on matter; text now condemns ‘acts of violence against civilians’

    https://www.timesofisrael.com/criticism-of-us-mideast-peace-plan-softened-in-united-nations-draft-resolution/

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    1. This 2/11 could be another 9/11

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    2. @Archangel:

      "This 2/11 could be another 9/11". If that is really true, we would see another massive terroristic attack, or a huge stockmarket collapse.

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    3. Rapture for us, Trib for everyone else. 11 just has bad things associated with it.

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    4. i seriously pray for everyone who goes through the tribulation.. ๐Ÿ˜ž๐Ÿ˜’๐Ÿ™ˆ

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  18. In one sign of the pressure, Tunisia earlier in the week abruptly fired its ambassador to the United Nations, Moncef Baati, citing his failure to consult with his foreign ministry on matters said to include the peace plan.

    Diplomatic sources said Tunisia’s President Kais Saied was worried that Baati’s expressions of support for the Palestinians would damage Tunisia’s relations with the United States.

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  19. I think this thing is gonna pass.

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  20. The article says the changed language may not be enough to avoid a US veto but I don’t think anyone cares enough about the “Palestinian” feelings to stop now. They will do this with or without them.

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  21. Live coverage of UN at jpost.com

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  22. Danon to UN Security COuncil: Even if you do not accept all details of the Trump plan, embrace the spirit.

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  23. Ok someone is quoting John Lennon “Give peace a chance.”

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    1. John Lennon who was deeply involved within the occult and who was very antichristian.

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  24. I heard something about him getting saved at the end. Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer too. I saw video of Dahmer confessing Jesus. Bundy not sure about.

    Yeah all those bands Led Zeppelin Beatles followed Aleister Crowley. Jimmy Page bought his house.

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  25. Checking @dannydanon tweets

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  26. Virus is airborne
    https://youtu.be/ztI8z0b16TE

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  27. (Isaiah 26:19-21) You don't think these verses mean to "prep" do you??!! (like all the preppers stockpiling food etc) I've always felt that God didn't really tell us to do that. Any ideas people??

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    1. I can't say that I am reading these right, but I always associated this with (John 14:2) "My father's house has many rooms. If that were not true, would I have told you that I'm going to prepare a place for you?"
      When Isaiah 26:20 says "Come, my people, enter your chambers and shut the doors behind you: hide yourselves for a little while, until the fury has passed by", I think we are taken at that point, and given to the rooms prepared for us, to be hidden from the fury that follows.

      Prepping seems counter faith. Its living as if you have a choice in when you are taken (by death or rapture) and your fate is not in the hands of the Lord. I see living prepared in spirit much more important than preparing a physical chamber. God will protect His people while we live, and hide us away when it is no longer safe.

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    2. prepping is showing stewardship. No wise person ever goes through life choosing not to save, or prep for tomorrow do they?? Prepping is also not hiding from the dangers to come, but being ready to be a refuge for those seeking answers and help in the coming troubles.

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    3. K Steven...you got it buddy. As the body of Christ and the "Day of the Lord" being a HUGE chunk of the bible...the Lord God doesn't seem to give us instruction on how to survive the coming desolation. Repeatedly through the epistles and out of Christs mouth we hear "be not teoubled" "comfort one another with these words" "when these things BEGIN to take place, look up because your redemption draws nigh". Prepping isn't necessarily a lack of faith...but making it an Idol and believing your own preparations have any consequence in Gods sovereign plan...that would be lack of faith and belief in self.

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    4. Those who feel compelled/inspired to stockpile should do so. That could be the Holy Spirit preparing a cache for someone in the future. One waters, another reaps...

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    5. I don't disagree with any of you entirely. I think we are looking at two different concepts though. The term "prepping" is generally associated these days with "post apocalypse survival", versus the idea of "being prepared", which only means to "be ready".

      If you are "Prepping" to be prepared for the post apocalypse world, then you are in the belief that you will be enduring the Tribulations. If you are a post-trib beleiver, then I suppose that make sense. But while I do agree that we should "be ready", I dont think we should be ready to face Hell on Earth. That takes glory from the rapture.
      When those without faith see a Christian preparing for Hell on Earth, they don't see a person strong in Christ's promised salvation, but rather an unsure person living in fear.

      Again, just my view. If you are drawn to stockpile, then by all means do it. Perhaps the spirit leads you to gather for others as Kris said.

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    6. I'm not a prepper for myself - I know I won't be here.
      But, I do know others will very likely could be (still working on them and praying).
      I haven't done a lot, but some.
      The most important of which is a letter outlining what has happened and what to do and not to do.
      Should they be left behind, my fervent hope it that they 1) realize what has happened and 2) immediately fall on their knees and accept Christ as their Savior.
      After that, if they're lucky, they'll soon die and everything else will be moot.
      If not, they'll have to trust God for provision in their lives - a strong test of faith no doubt.

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    7. This is what I believe!I trust in my Lord 100% fully. I sometimes feel frightened fearing for those who will be left. Pray, pray pray

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  28. At https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/144915/sanhedrin-gets-authorization-to-use-their-trees-for-third-temple/ "Sanhedrin Gets Authorization to Use Their Trees for Third Temple".

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  29. If what i'm reading here is true about one third of China being in lockdown mode that's truly disturbing.
    The only thing that I can see that could de-rail Trumps re-election chances would be an economic downturn.
    With a major trading partner like China it cant help but to affect us.
    God does'nt promise that we wont have to endure hard times and for that reason I think preparation is a good idea.
    The good economy is probably Trumps best argument for re-election, if that goes away in the following months I fear that could allow a nut-job like Sanders to sneak in there.

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  30. God have mercy on us.

    Religion says look at yourself. Grace says look at the Lord Jesus Christ. Religion says look at your works. Grace says look at the finished work of the Lord Jesus Christ for our sins. Religion says you must give God your life. Grace says God gave you his life, just receive. Religion says you must love God. Grace says God loves you. Religion says God comes and goes based upon your behavior. Grace says once saved I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. Religion says sin can remove you from salvation. Grace says once saved you are a purchased possession sealed by the Holy Spirit of God. Religion is dead and can not give life. Grace is the Lord Jesus Christ and all he gives is life! <3 Salvation is not an earned reward but a free gift from God <3 we do not deserve Ephesians 2:8-9 1 Corinthians 15:1-4;1:18, KJV <3 ✝<3 It's not what we do, but what Christ has done for us that saves us. If you’re trusting in anything other than the finished work of Christ then you’re trusting in yourself instead of trusting in Christ alone. Salvation is not based on what we're doing for God, but what God has done for us. Our performance doesn't merit salvation. No amount of works can contribute to salvation. Satan tricks people into thinking that they're saved based on their behavior, the problem then becomes is that people trust in their ability to save themselves or keep themselves saved. No one can keep themselves saved, only Jesus does. Many people want to play a part in their salvation by trying to do their best, when in reality, our best could never be good enough. It comes down to this, either you trust in Christ's finished work, that He died to pay for your sins by shedding His blood was buried and rose again the third day according to the Scriptures for your justification or you trust what you’re doing. What Christ did was enough. IT IS FINISHED the question is. Will you receive it? Believe the gospel ALONE. Romans 4:5King James Version (KJV) "But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness." Titus 3:5King James Version (KJV) "Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;" Ephesians 2:8-9King James Version (KJV) "For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast." Galatians 2:16King James Version (KJV) "Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified." 1 Corinthians 15:3-4 King James Version (KJV) 3 "For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:" 1 Corinthians 1:18 King James Version (KJV) "For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God."

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOKdx2PD1-g&t=5s

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z5koJZS70s0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VrcO6JaMrM

    https://expreacherman.com/

    https://expreacherman.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/cucuzza-faith-without-works-is-dead.pdf

    https://expreacherman.com/stemming-fruit-inspection/

    https://expreacherman.com/2014/06/01/some-lordship-salvationists-pet-passages-explained/





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  31. Amen. Now to convince the JWs, Mormons, Catholics,Amish and everyone else that their works are filthy rags and don’t get them into Heaven. Only by grace through faith in Christ’s Finished Work on the Cross. The love of Christ compels us unto good works to please Him. But most religions are based on works or teach that YOU will become a god. Many are deceived. I usually don’t respond to anonymous or unknowns but I know you’re not the 207 heretic.

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  32. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uF3dg5seGLs-CORONA VIRUS ���� - Yofrangel (Official Video)

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  33. Jacob 1:12

    12.Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.

    Maranatha!!!

    Amin!!!

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  34. China Communist Party Orders 1 Million Body Bags from Outside Country; Shifts Multiple Factories to Body Bag Production

    https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/china-communist-party-orders-1-million-body-bags-from-outside-country-shifts-multiple-factories-to-body-bag-production

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    1. Oh, goodness... if you can believe anything the Hal Turner far-right freak show has to say. His brand of dissemination is part of what’s gravely wrong with us. Maybe he’s right once in a while, but so is a broken clock.

      DW

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    2. All I can say is that when China starts putting blatant propaganda like what is shown in the link below, you know it is, in reality, a much more dire situation than is generally reported.

      China's blatant propaganda: Coronavirus patients party it up with dancing
      https://www.wnd.com/2020/02/chinas-blatant-propaganda-coronavirus-patients-party-dancing/?utm_source=Email&utm_medium=wnd-newsletter&utm_campaign=dailyam&utm_content=newsletter

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  35. Like Gary said in the article, we should know shortly within a few weeks or so what is hype and what is not.
    The Chinese are not exactly known for thier honesty so whatever they report you can almost bet that its even worse.

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  36. I have a question or 2 if anyone would like to answer, please chime in. What if there is another stalemate on March 2 ? Does Israel need a government with a 61 seat majority party in power with a PM in order to officially sign President Trump’s peace deal ? What happens then ? Also, is it the signing or the division of Land that triggers the Rapture ? Is it both at the same time ? Is it when some Israelis are forced out of their homes ? Thanks.

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  37. Is the intention enough ? Or does Land have to be officially divided ? Or has enough happened to bring down God’s Judgment and we are just in standby mode right now ? We have the CV going around and many EQs. More disasters and then we go up ?

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    1. Jesus tells us through the gospels,

      6 And you will hear of wars and rumors
      of wars; see that you are not alarmed;
      for this must take place, but the end
      is not yet.

      7 For nation will rise against nation,
      and kingdom against kingdom, and there
      will be famines and earthquakes in
      various places;

      8 all this is but the beginning of the
      birth pangs.

      (Matthew 24:6-8 NRSV)


      The *signs* we have been seeing and talking about are not signs of the end. They are things which must, and will, take place and are like contractions during labour but they are not the end.

      When does the end come?

      13 But the one who endures to the end
      will be saved.

      14 And this good news of the kingdom
      will be proclaimed throughout the world,
      as a testimony to all the nations; and
      then the end will come.

      (Matthew 24:13-14 NRSV)


      This will be the sign of the end. When the good news has been preached throughout the world. We who endure will be saved. As we bear witness and share our testimony we usher in the coming Day.

      Are we there yet?

      It sure feels like it doesn't it? Given some of the missionaries I've met and knowing where they have been serving in secret for many years, yes, I believe we're there.

      More disasters and then we go up you ask Archangel? You might see it that way but, no. The everlasting gospel of Jesus Christ has yet to reach the last ear to hear it. The seed has yet to be planted in that last heart before the RR. Who knows? Maybe it is the one you witness to my friend that will be that last one?

      God only knows...but He does know. That Day is written in the Book as well as the name of the person ordained as the last one. The last one before the coming Day.

      Stay steadfast and hold tight to the promises of the LORD.

      I know it's a bumpy ride. It's that way here too. Even so, He will not lose a single one of us. Not one.

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    2. Blessings Pastor Rich. Thank you for your thoughts on this very important subject. Yes, with the internet, a few good Pastors on tv, tracts, missionaries, radio etc I believe the Glorious Gospel of Christ has reached 198 countries or thereabouts.

      When I think of the earth-shaking Presidency of the current occupant of the WH, even his last name and last name of his VP and how God has thwarted every attack of the enemy against him and that he is, I believe, the most influential President ever and how many people are deeply committed to him whether by votes or agreeing to a trade agreement or peace plan, that I just can’t imagine another President or another peace plan or anything being quite as unique as he is for this time we live in. It seems to me that leaders of other countries want to please him or at least be on his good side because they seem to know they are dealing with a juggernaut. Literally if you see his rallies. Calling him a rock star won’t cut it.

      I always thought Matthew 24 was directed at the Jews because the church didn’t start until Acts and the Apostles started preaching. But what do I know ?

      So much is happening and I think a big clue is the convergence of events. I wonder if a war will break out in the next couple of weeks. All the players are in place.

      It’s easy to get overwhelmed (me) but since Israel and especially Jerusalem is God’s Timepiece, that’s where I need to keep watching as all the other events i.e. EQs, CV ramp up. It all comes down to Jerusalem. People say the next election in America will decide what kind of country we will have but I think it’s the election in Israel that will decide many things we are watching out for. They are working on the map in Israel. Bibi said they are at the “height” of planning right now. The next few weeks could be momentous. But I feel an undercurrent of expectancy that something explosive could happen in one way or another.

      President Trump said he will make sure Israel has a government which I believe is the first time I have ever heard a guarantee like that. I wouldn’t bet against him.

      We will keep watching and praying and asking God to speak to us and keep revealing what He wants us to know. I know I have lots of company in my highly anticipatory excitement that we could be gone soon time-wise and fast speed-wise.

      Thank you, Pastor Rich. We live in an amazing time and it’s such a blessing.

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    3. The LORD is One.

      We are the wild olive grafted into the cultivated olive tree. I believe Jesus was speaking to all His children. Perspective is that which defines His church, the elect and the saints of the church yet to come. Even so, still we are and will be One in Christ.

      The LORD spoke to me on the night that President Obama was first elected. He told me of what was to come in eight years. It did and here we are. I believe our departure will be made at the onset of war; like Israel encountered on the shores of the Red Sea.

      On so many levels, this is hard to watch unfold. That is why my daily prayers are for the lost as well as the encouragement and strengthening of the saints.

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  38. Yes, I am trying to figure out when the Rapture is. Why be afraid to say it ? Or write it, rather. I am going on signs to gauge.

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    1. Be hungry for the Word! Be the best student of Scripture you can be.

      We are not alone -- the Holy Spirit Himself will teach you. I myself model Scripture against our calendars as a visual reference for modern events and orders of events given in the Bible.

      I for one believe this fall could be it. But my studies have more to do with how it all fits together not when we will go Home. After-all, I am not promised tomorrow. There is nothing wrong with asking in prayer for answers; just be ready for His response. I say, be the best student of God's Word you can be. Concern yourself with that and be encouraged with every lesson He teaches you. Use that as fuel for the fire as you share your very personal story of redemption and how God's merciful grace, His unmerited love and forgiveness through Christ Jesus our Lord has been poured out in your life.

      If we're making less of ourselves and more about Jesus then I think we're on the right track.

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    2. Amen to that, Pastor Rich. Pastor Billy Crone said something that really convicted me. He asked what it would be like if people checked their Bibles as much as their phones. Ever since then, I spend one hour in the morning and one hour in the evening studying His Word and the hour flies by and I enjoy this time very much. We have to put on the whole armor of God. There’s just too much that’s bad out there not to have the greatest defense possible against evil in any form.

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  39. Per Arutz Sheva, President Trump has said he will make sure Israel gets a government so there is wheeling and dealing behind the scenes with the heads of parties because it might be embarrassing if they applaud the deal and then end up with no government

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  40. what do u guys think about the Pentecost as a possible rapture dat3? Spring time. There are a number of arguments pointing to the springtime. Also, the church was born on Pentecost, legend says Elijah was born on Pentecost. Like how the gospel begins/ends in Jerusalem, maybe the church will leave on the day it was born?

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    1. There are many reasons to look for a Pentecost RR. A lot of research and writing has gone into that topic and possibility.

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  41. If you haven't seen yet, CV cases have suddenly jumped by 15,000 + 240 more deaths because China is counting a bit differently. Imho, they are subtly starting to pull the curtain back.

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  42. You are told to "watch for the season" but you people are practically salivating at the notion of pestilence and wide-spread death. Shame on all of you. Jesus himself would feel nothing but pity and shame to see what has become of a once great message to mankind. Shame, shame, shame.

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    1. Are you the judge on intents and hearts? Can you see what we think and feel? If not, then what specifically has someone said here that leads you to think we are grateful for death?

      Not shame on us. Shame on you.

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    2. MassivelyUnderstated,
      Does a prisoner not wait in anticipation for the day of his release? While excitement mounts for freedom, there still exists pity and sadness for fellow inmates who may never see freedom themselves. Should the prisoner then dread his own release, praying it never comes, for the sake of those remaining?

      No. He preaches repentance and reform, in hopes that others may change and follow him close behind, while still living in joyous anticipation of release.

      No one on this site is happy for the loss of life that will come, but to feel no excitement for the coming release is insanity.

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    3. Yes as an autoimmune disease survivor let me assure you with as much sarcasm as possible that I am indeed just unable to contain my excitement. Shame on you for falsely accusing others while not removing the log from your own eye. I see only those watching with hope as Jesus told us to, comments of those sorrowful for the lost and leaving behind guidance for those left behind. You see joy and giddiness over a disease where there is nothing but joy and anticipation for the return of our King. To those truly watching this is another sign of the times. We are not called to worry and fear with the world but instead see this disease for what it is, another sign in the long list of signs showing us that our redemption is near. Yes, I am unashamedly excited that our Lord is coming. No one is joyful over this fallen world or the consequences that must come because it is fallen. Why don't you build up your brothers and sisters? Why aren't you out ministering to the lost instead of berating the family of God? Why do those that speak this ignorance always choose to be anonymous? Even Judas could admit who he was when he betrayed the Lord as himself with a kiss. He could have anonymously led the soldiers to Jesus without being out in the open with it.

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  43. CHINA CITIES DECLARE MARTIAL LAW OVER VIRUS OUTBREAK; U.S. MILITARY ORDERED TO PREPARE FOR PANDEMIC DUTY - "CONTAINMENT" - CHINA FACTORIES TO REMAIN CLOSED TO MAY 1 - STOCK AND CORPORATE DOOM
    https://halturnerradioshow.com/index.php/en/news-page/world/china-city-declares-martial-law-over-virus-outbreak-u-s-military-ordered-to-prepare-for-pandemic-duty-containment-china-factories-to-remain-closed-to-at-least-may-1-stock-and-corporate-doom

    If the above is true (and there are pictures of the official orders to prove it - it seems) then things are beginning to take a turn for the worst. Personally, I don't know what to make of it, but it's looking like things really are on the side of unparalleled threat.

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    1. At https://disq.us/url?url=https%3A%2F%2Fhalturnerradioshow.com%2Findex.php%2Fen%2Fnews-page%2Fworld%2Fchina-city-declares-martial-law-over-virus-outbreak-u-s-military-ordered-to-prepare-for-pandemic-duty-containment-china-factories-to-remain-closed-to-at-least-may-1-stock-and-corporate-doom:

      "Economically, disaster is now taking place: Supply chain disruption from lack of China manufacturing will bring corporations to Bankruptcy now that China has announced factories will NOT re-open until at least May 1, 2020. The US Stock Market is likely to be completely wiped out; may not even exist in 3 months. Banks? Don't ask.


      China now says the re-opening of its major factories will not take place until at least May 1."

      If this article is true, the total collapse of the current world order (financial, monetary, economic, societal) will be only a matter of a few weeks!

      The problem with such a virus is that it is completely force majeure. No government or central bank can do anything about it, for example by substantial austerity, economic reforms, quantitative easing, etc.

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  44. You guys try and justify it all you want to yourselves...this site is inundated with morbid fascination with the fantasy of "god's wrath." You comb the news and current events for any signs of war, death and famine, so you can use it as confirmation bias for your "anticipation". And when this pandemic fades into the annals of history, you'll be waiting to hop on the next one so you can then use THAT to justify to yourselves that "God's wrath" is being "poured out". And this is the truly the FINAL end times (totally different than all the others over the past 2000 years). Shame, shame, shame.

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    1. When you see the profound prophecy fulfillment of Israel regathered into a nation state in one day back in 1948, then yes, it's time to pay attention. There is reason to start watching the signs for it is a marker in time as far as prophecy is concerned. Technically speaking, before that event occurred, there was no reason to look at events globally and come to the conclusion that we're in the time of the end of this age. 1948 was a game changer.

      So your scoffing is unfounded with facts.

      If you can't handle that, well ... see that "x" up in the corner of your screen?

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    2. From GotQuestions.org:

      "A discerning mind demonstrates wisdom and insight that go beyond what is seen and heard. For example, God’s Word is “spiritually discerned.” To the human mind without the Spirit, the things of God are “foolishness” (1 Corinthians 2:14). The Spirit, then, gives us spiritual discernment."

      Just saying!

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  45. MU. satan is the accuser of the brethren. Are you trying to help him ?

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  46. Your words merely put a spotlight on the birth pangs the world has been experiencing. The Bible speaks of the scoffers that shall come. Your scoffing is yet another sign of the season we are in and is thus another reason for rejoicing, thank you. May I ask why you are on this site? There are a lot of sites out there that cater to itching ears, wouldn't one of those be better suited for your beliefs? You do not seem to be on this site with honest intentions

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  47. Accuser? What a convenient and self-righteous way to convince yourself that your beliefs are vindicated. Same with the scoffers. The Millerites behaved the same towards those that scoffed back in the 19th Century. How are you all any different from them? I'd love to hear the reasons why "this time, it's different."

    My presence? Oh, to be the lone voice of reason and dissent. I'm eager to come back to this thread in a couple years to read all the backtracking and excuses.

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    1. I may no longer be a 7th day adventist (the church group that formed out of the Millerite 'experience') but with a bit of hindsight, they served their purpose well. They brought attention back to the Saturday sabbath, the changes Roman Catholics had made over the years to scripture and doctrine, and ushering in the modern age of health and medicine.

      Basically, they voraciously proved the value of the old testement cleanliness statutes.

      Unfortunately, with their eyes on Old Testament alone, they also have become one of the groups forbidding eating meat and mixing works with grace... I believe they know that Ellen White was just a hallucinating epileptic, while still using everything she got right to push their agendas. If only they would read Paul's letter to the Colosians and the letter to the church that has 'a prophetess...'

      If you do want the reasons why 'This time is different,' just keep reading this site. That's pretty much all it's about. Us looking at the times, seeing what the Lord Jesus said come to pass, and wondering when we will hear His trumpet and see the culmination of this era.

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    2. I gave you the reason why this time is different in response to your other comment. It seems that you're not the "lone voice of reason" after all.

      1948 and counting

      Tick Tock

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  48. Unsealed.org is under another demonic attack. The Lord rebuke you. Brethren, don’t take the bait. He has proven what he is.

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  50. Yes, dissent is demonic in any kind of established cult-mentality.

    See you guys in 5 years. And then another 5 years. And another....But I'm sure you'll have your excuses prepped ahead of time of why "your lord" is STILL not here.

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    1. Are you against the return of the Lord Jesus? Or just Him coming right now?

      I want Him to do His thing when He feels it is right. Since He told us roughly the conditions to expect, and I can look at the news and see said conditions increasing exponentially, I'm of the opinion that it's happening very soon. But that is 'very soon' on His timeline, not mine. I'm still going to keep watching though... you should be doing the same...

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    2. M.U. bitter hatred stem from rebellion against God and rebellion against God is as witchcraft. Out of a wicked heart flows such bile.

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  51. Wow, M.U. seems to believe that the people on this site are a bunch of grim reapers, sitting around and waiting for catastrophe which means the expedited return of our blessed hope.
    I dont think thats fair but it raises a good question. How many of us are actually praying for the resolution of the current coronovirus situation?
    How many of us are praying for this to end quickly?

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    1. Mainer,

      Your's is a point I was pondering earlier. It is not uncommon to lift others in prayer here. The fact that CV is on the other side of the globe for those of us in Europe and North America doesn't take away the fact that millions of our brothers and sisters in Christ are living in the shadow of this disease.

      That should hit home if nothing else.

      The next question is, "What if the same thing happens *here*?" It is in our own interest on so many levels to be praying for a swift end to this epidemic. Thus far it is hard to *REALLY* know what is going on. Even so, the LORD Himself knows exactly what is going on and should be our go-to in all cases.

      I'm game to pray DAILY and specifically for a swift and complete end to the epidemic, the lock-downs and fear that persist; the healing of the sick and the protection of those most at risk. Anyone else in?!

      Restrainer(s), restrain.


      PR

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    2. Mainer, Blessings. You raise a good point, although, I would arrange your question differently.

      11 One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, “Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1 NIV

      In other words, "How are many of us praying for this?" or "How is the Holy Spirit Leading Us To Pray?" I have counseled commenters to various videos who seek guidance on how to pray into what you believe to be Prophesied Judgment. My counsel has been helpful, they report, and suggests we pray into The Father's Will while seeking Understanding, Guidance and Mercy for all involved and that The Son Be Lifted Up, The Father Magnified and the lost won to Christ. With that as a general focus, let the Holy Spirit lead you to add details.

      In my warfare against cv, daily, I claim absolute and total immunity to cv for EVERYONE who has the Holy Spirit Indwelling Them, amen, DAILY, and that millions of Chinese come to Christ when they hear it makes them immune to cv. Being among a group of Rev12ers, who've formed a daily Watch against the enemy and cv, I read Psalm 91 into the enemy's face and declare it as fact in warfare against Powers and Principalities & SRoDiHP, amen. Oddly, simultaneously, I also believe it is the final Sign prior to our Rescue, as entangled with dreams given Colleen Minter & dates, etc. therein, as I posted and she concurred. So, I absolutely pray absolute victory over it, for Believers, and for it to completely fail as a tool of the enemy, but would not frame my prayer as your statement did, no. Maranatha!

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  53. It's been really interesting to watch how this Corona virus has been spreading (and I mean that in an abstract sense, since obviously it's horrific for any suffering of any cause). The statistics are showing a death rate steady at around 2%, but I just don't trust the stats coming out of China enough to be sure that rate is believable. Only time will tell.

    I do find it ironic that the disease is hitting China so hard and, so far, not elsewhere. If (and this'll be a lot of "ifs") If it stays mostly confined to China, if it hits the government and not just the "peasants", if we see a spread of Christianity through this event, if it turn out that the "pro-Communist Bible" is prevented from being distributed or published or some such... At that point, I'd claim this is a direct God-directed Bible-predicted punishment to a country that tried to modify God's Word. But it's too early to make any such claim and for now, I treat this as I do any other natural disasters that plagues our sinful world - thank God I and my loved ones are currently safe. Pray for this to continue. Pray for those effected (especially for their circumstances to draw them closer to Christ). And go about my daily life without overly worrying about it.

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  54. China Has Ground To A Halt: "On The Ground" Indicators Confirm Worst-Case Scenario

    https://www.zerohedge.com/economics/china-has-ground-halt-ground-indicators-confirm-worst-case-scenario

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    1. One of the few websites with useful information on this!

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  55. Sherrill777 Please read Rev.22:18

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  56. Is this virus meant to make the whole current world order (financial, monetary, economic and societal) collapse into a pile of debris, after which the antichrist introduces his own New World Order? If a regional war in the Middle-East doesn't make it collapse, than this virus will doe that.

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    1. interesting that the possibility of a decent skirmish between Turkey, Russia and Syria has ramped up significantly in recent days

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    2. At https://www.nowtheendbegins.com/israel-strikes-iranian-ammunition-depots-targets-in-damascus-syria/ "Israel Strikes Iranian Ammunition Depots Targets In Damascus Thursday Night Vowing Not To Let Iran Gain A Foothold Along Northern Border".

      A perfect storm which will give the antichrist the opportunity to come to power when these things are happening simultaneously just after the Rapture:

      * A big regional war in the Middle-East;
      * Coronavirus wreaking havoc across the world, or even only in China;
      * Financial, monetary and economic collapse caused by both the Coronavirus and a big regional war in the Middle-East.

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  57. At https://www.raptureready.com/2020/02/14/is-your-postal-carrier-carrying-more-than-just-your-mail-phil-kreider/ "Is Your Postal Carrier Carrying More Than Just Your Mail? :: Phil Kreider":

    "Those who are familiar with the Bible and Jesus’ own teachings on the state of the world at the time of the Rapture will note – they all describe a world that seems, at least economically speaking, to be operating normally; marrying, travelling, buying, selling, planting, building, etc. Well, it’s only been a few weeks and none of those things are happening anymore in China – and if the rate-of-spread numbers being reported are even remotely correct, that will soon be the state of the rest of the world as well, which is the exact opposite of the conditions the Bible seemingly describes as being present at the time of the Rapture of the Church.

    Were Jesus and the Prophets wrong? Did this virus situation catch God by surprise? If the answer to those two questions are no and definitely no – and if this virus continues spreading just at the rate it has been since we first learned about it – and soon possibly, if not probably, the entire world being in the same situation that China currently is in, then maybe that’s why Jesus said that we would know when His coming was near, even at the door?

    We may not know the hour or the day when (or if) what’s currently happening in China eventually sweeps the entire planet – but based on the current spread-rate numbers, it sure looks like the world’s “situation normal” factor is rapidly diminishing by the day because of the Coronavirus. If so, that could well mean the Church Age is also diminishing just as rapidly."

    This Covid-19 outbreak could indeed mean that the Rapture is very near!

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    1. Moin

      In the Apostle Paul's first letter to the Church at Thessalonica, he told them that before the Rapture would occur an event would take place that would leave no doubt of the impending Rapture. He told them to watch for "the dead in Christ to rise first" on the Jewish Feast of First Fruits,Then we which are alive and remain 40th days later.

      This is an event that will mimic an event that took place at the time of Jesus' resurrection and is recorded in the Gospel of Matt 27:52-53.

      The Feasts Of The Jews

      Additionally, by His death, burial and resurrection, Jesus is simultaneously fulfilling [as the substance] another group of shadows that were cast by God for the Jews. They are known as the Feasts of the Jews. These are the 'set times' established by God for the Jews and were partially intended for them to be able to recognize their Messiah when He came. The Apostle Paul speaks directly to this issue when speaking about the Feasts he says in Colossians 2:16-17

      "they are shadows of things to come, but the substance is Christ."

      I remember the crucifixion scene:
      And one of the criminals who were hanged there was hurling abuse at Him, saying, "Are You not the Christ? Save Yourself and us!"
      But the other answered, and rebuking him said, "Do you not even fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation?
      "And we indeed justly, for we are receiving what we deserve for our deeds; but this man has done nothing wrong."
      And he was saying, "Jesus, remember me when You come in Your kingdom!"
      And He said to him, "Truly I say to you, today you shall be with Me in Paradise."

      And that got me thinking again, in the parable of The Rich Man and Lazarus.

      The Rich Man goes to Hades
      Lazarus goes to Abraham's bosom which is the paradise side of hell.

      Jesus descends into the lower parts of the Earth to take captivity captive
      to Himself. He ascends and 40ty days later takes those who rose with Him on first fruits also.

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    2. https://www.worldometers.info/

      7,765,278,327Current World Population
      18,714,174Births this year
      291,897Births today
      7,856,658Deaths this year
      122,545Deaths today
      10,857,516Net population growth this year
      169,352Net population growth today

      it seems that the population is growing now,maybe in a few month to beghin to
      decrease...

      Maranatha !!
      Amin!!

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  58. At https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-02-15-the-coronavirus-achieves-all-the-top-priorities-of-the-globalists-depopulation.html "The coronavirus achieves all the top priorities of the globalists: Depopulation, authoritarian government and elimination of the elderly who no longer contribute tax money".

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  59. Im not worried about any Virus, I make Colloidal Silver its a virus neutralizer.
    Besides that I got Jesus!
    My care is His constant concern!
    But there is "The Monument"
    The Georgia Guidestones is a mysterious monument on which are carved ten “commandments” for a “New Age of Reason”

    1. Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature.
    2. Guide reproduction wisely – improving fitness and diversity.
    3. Unite humanity with a living new language.
    4. Rule passion – faith – tradition – and all things with tempered reason.
    5. Protect people and nations with fair laws and just courts.
    6. Let all nations rule internally resolving external disputes in a world court.
    7. Avoid petty laws and useless officials.
    8. Balance personal rights with social duties.
    9. Prize truth – beauty – love – seeking harmony with the infinite.
    10. Be not a cancer on the earth – Leave room for nature – Leave room for nature.
    https://vigilantcitizen.com/sinistersites/sinister-sites-the-georgia-guidestones/

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  60. At https://www.zerohedge.com/health/hubei-doctors-warn-even-deadlier-coronavirus-reinfection-causing-sudden-heart-attacks "Hubei Doctors Warn Of Even-Deadlier Coronavirus Reinfection Causing Sudden Heart Attacks".

    Could the Covid-19 virus have secretly been developed and released by IS or Al-Qaeda?

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    1. I don't think by IS or Al-Qaeda. They to have a nack for false flaging to get there way. Create the boogie man, shift blame.
      9/11 twin towers were that way, controlled demolition.
      I could go on and on, but I won't.
      But there is the Globalist agenda by the world elite!
      And Billy boy (Gates)is among them and loves the Vaccines.
      They are basically forced on the babies and the dumb down parents
      don't know any better. There lied to by the media, Doctors(Farma agents), educators.

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  61. I wouldn't say dumb downed parents in one lump- more like in some cases forced to. Most schools/state and federal gov require/force parents to innoculate their children to be allowed admittance into public schools, even most private schools. Parents must fight to show why their kids shouldn't be vaccinated and don't always win. If you are in the unfortunate position of needing gov assistance they will force you to in some cases to receive aid. It's a hard world to get by in and with the increasingly slow death of the American dream it only gets harder. I understand why you would say dumbed down but it also isn't always so black and white nor merely a consequence of ignorance. It's an evil forced on us by our government and the health care industry. Being a parent and talking to other parents you are made to feel you have no other choice.

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    1. Loretta

      Yea your right, forced to do something!
      Where's the freedom in that!
      Teachers are forced to teach a certain curriculum.
      Doctors are forced to treat and diagnose a certain way,(cut, chemo, radiate) they read the screen! Oh, but its for your own good!!
      But we have the Google and we can do our own research.
      And fight back.

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    2. You're assuming Google will tell you everything...? It's been shown many times that search engines will push 'unpopular information' 50 pages down in the search results...

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    3. Yep I found that out, gata keep digin!

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  62. Since our internet service was down, I just got around to reading this article by Gary. Probably others have already pointed this out, but I believe we have entered THE YEAR OF THE CROWN and on Feb. 1 I posted this article:
    https://lynmelvin.blogspot.com/2020/02/2020-year-of-crown.html

    The Lord gave me a dream related to 2020 and the Rapture and I share it within the article as well which I believe will encourage you all♥

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  63. Please, please go to Dana Ashlie's (a believer in Jesus) u tube site to see the very well documented & informative video with a connection with vy rus &Five G that covered the entire area just about time the effects were seen....Many questions need answers and this video will open your eyes and help one see we are very near the end of times! There is a connection to same symptoms...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CtfqUtW_8AA

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  64. hello, I know that the rapture of the Church must be done as in Lot's time, people get married, eat and drink and trade and everything. But with this Corona virus spreading everywhere, and it has become a pandemic, people will not be able to continue trade and marriages. So can we expect to leave later than we think? Prophecies come true but how long can it be between one prophecy and another? Could it be long? I no longer know but I know that this virus is going everywhere and if we look at what is happening in China, people no longer have drugs or healthcare, they are locked up at home and everything. It is the opposite of getting married and doing business and it could be global as a situation. In Canada, we had 9 people infected with the latest news and I just learned today, that a contaminated person from Iran made a transit by plane in Montreal Qc to go to Vancouver BC The airport has received the news only several days later. So there are passengers, aircraft personnel and airport personnel who will be at risk. It goes fast! In Israel, France and Italy, people are also sick. Without forgetting all the other infected countries. What do you think at this point for our departure to heaven? Thank you for your answers! God bless you! Carole (Excuse my english!)

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    1. Sorry for the repetition at the end of the sentence, it's a Google translation. Carole

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    2. Could it be that locking up people in their homes will be required to usher in the New World Order?

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    3. https://www.infowars.com/ Has all the globalist agenda and latest updates.

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  65. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/coronavirus-updates-5-dead-200-infected-italy-europe-braces-covid-n1141466
    Coronavirus updates: Italy reports 6 dead, 229 infected as Europe braces for COVID-19

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  66. https://www.romaniajournal.ro/society-people/italy-the-most-affected-country-by-coronavirus-in-europe-romanians-returning-from-italy-to-be-placed-under-14-day-quarantine-in-romania/

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  67. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FMiz_8HpcvI
    Italy: Empty shelves as coronavirus fears spark food shortages in northern regions

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    1. I think that this virus will spread across Europe and that Europe will be severely hit with catastrophic consequences for both the economy and the society. Think about a severe recession, failing banks, empty shelves in supermarkets, people panicking.

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