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The Legacy of Ravi Zacharias: A Warning to the Church



As most are probably aware, shocking revelations about the late apologist Ravi Zacharias are being released to the public by his ministry. In an ongoing investigation, egregious sexual sin has been uncovered and is rocking the evangelical world. 

While we don't know what might have happened in his quiet moments before he passed away last spring, the incredible legacy of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries has now become overshadowed by his private sin. As Scripture notes, teachers are held to a stricter judgment. This is sobering and true. But I am not here to make a statement about the Zacharias scandal (Barry Scarbrough and Alisa Childers have done so wonderfully). What I want to talk about is why it's suddenly coming to light. 

Why is God allowing the truth of a well-known Christian evangelist's sin to be exposed worldwide? 

Because of His mercy.

We all have private sin. Maybe not the scope of Zacharias's, or King David's, or Saul's-before-he-was-Paul. But we all have private sin that could lead us into great loss (1 Cor. 3:9-15). The Lord does not want this for us. Our days on earth are incredibly short and the age of grace is about to end. I see the exposure of Ravi Zacharias's sin as one more sign that the harpazo is near. It is a warning to the church not unlike Jesus' warnings to the seven churches in Revelation 2 and 3. 

Please read the following passage carefully:

Moreover, brethren, I do not want you to be unaware that all our fathers were under the cloud, all passed through the sea, all were baptized into Moses in the cloud and in the sea, all ate the same spiritual food, and all drank the same spiritual drink. For they drank of that spiritual Rock that followed them, and that Rock was Christ. But with most of them God was not well pleased, for their bodies were scattered in the wilderness. Now these things became our examples, to the intent that we should not lust after evil things as they also lusted. And do not become idolaters as were some of them. As it is written, “The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play.” Nor let us commit sexual immorality, as some of them did, and in one day twenty-three thousand fell; nor let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed by serpents; nor complain, as some of them also complained, and were destroyed by the destroyer. Now all these things happened to them as examples, and they were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages have come. (1 Cor. 10:1-11)

They were written for our admonition, upon whom the ends of the ages have come.

This is a warning for the living. We still have today. We still have the ability to repent, forsake sin, seek forgiveness and restoration where needed, and build upon the foundation of our faith with things that last through the fire. So with a sober heart I am asking myself hard questions: 

What hidden sins in my life could hurt my testimony (Rom. 2:24) if they were revealed? 

What in my life will suffer loss? 

If I died today, what legacy would I leave behind? Would it bear fruit for the kingdom, or bring reproach upon Christ?

Am I building or tearing down? (Prov. 14:1)

Am I a faithful steward of what the Lord has entrusted me with, or am I wasteful and weighed down by the cares of life and love of the world?

What can I do today to lay up treasure in heaven? 

What do I need to repent of? What needs correction and re-direction? What needs strengthening? (Heb. 12:3-13)

Is there anything in my life that would disqualify me from winning the race set before me? 

Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. And everyone who competes for the prize is temperate in all things. Now they do it to obtain a perishable crown, but we for an imperishable crown. Therefore I run thus: not with uncertainty. Thus I fight: not as one who beats the air. But I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, lest, when I have preached to others, I myself should become disqualified. (1 Cor. 9:24-27)

While salvation is secure for those who are born again, believers are called to holiness and to a profitable faith. The exposure of Ravi Zacharias's sin in these last days is a serious warning for the rest of us. It's too late for him to confess and forsake his sin, but it is not too late for us. By God's mercy we still have today. Today we can depart from iniquity so we can be useful to the Lord for every good work (see 2 Tim. 2:19-21). 

Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. (Heb. 12:1-2)

And there is no creature hidden from His sight, but all things are naked and open to the eyes of Him to whom we must give account. Seeing then that we have a great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of God, let us hold fast our confession. For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. (Heb. 4:13-16)

Are you in a time of need? Run, saint. Run boldly to the throne of grace. Lay hold of that mercy waiting for you. We're almost home. Put on that armor and remain steadfast in prayer. Run the race with endurance. Let's remember the loving warnings of Jesus to the churches ("He who has ears to hear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches!") and examine our lives so that we can make corrections and changes while we can for the glory of God. 

Behold, I am coming quickly! Hold fast what you have, that no one may take your crown. (Rev. 3:11) And behold, I am coming quickly, and My reward is with Me, to give to every one according to his work. (Rev. 22:12)
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  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VIx7xX5tdQ

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    1. That video only suggests voting for Biden, who is a corrupt politician, who is filmed in public assualting young girls, whose son is a crack smoking rapist. Get your facts straight.

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    2. I would appreciate a list of your sources. [I voted for President Trump] I do not believe name calling ie "pot smoking rapist" is how we Christians should present the facts. We need to use words with care and accuracy. Listing sources seems to me an honorable way to share important information that the sharer has [presumably] verified.

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  2. this is good teaching. thanks

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  3. do you guys realize that the 1/06 (106) attack on Washington took place 48 years after '73, when 10/6 (106) saw the Yom Kippur attack on Israel, a similar close call where that nation was caught unprepared? '48 and '73 being perhaps Israel's most perilous years.

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  4. Thanks to all of you who gave me places I can go to for true news concerning Trump. I don't know if y'all know yet, but Parlor has been banned from Google and Apple play store and Amazon. And I read that gab has had issues bring taken down. They have been on and off again. I don't know what the current status is. They are trying to control Trump in every fashion he can be. He said he may make his own platform. I don't know how long that takes and if Google is the internet provider for that platform, how will we see it of they shut that down looks Apple and Google did parlor? In my Bible study the last few days, when I ask God to show me where to read and to speak to me about what's happening these last few days, each day He has brought me to scriptures that say He is going to punish the wicked. So many verses. I don't search out a scripture subject, I wait to be led to where. And every single time it's opened to scriptures saying judgement is coming. This morning, the last scripture He showed me was Malachi 3:16-18. He says that those who think about the honor of His name will be His people. That they will be saved from the judgment and then people will know the difference between the righteous and the wicked. I know the world will be in this state during the tribulation, I just didn't think we'd have to be here to go through any of this. So many are being banned from social media. And Trump can't even email. It's really wrong to keep Him from communicating when they have gotten away with all their evil. So I was down. But God keeps encouraging me. I don't know if the rapture will happen before their judgment happens, but they will not get away with what they are doing. I know that there will be a NWO, etc. I hope we are raptured first. Passover 2021 makes 7 years since the first blood moon. I hope the blood moons were the 7 good year warning and 7 bad yr warning and that it means, the 7 good years are up and we are out of here! God bless you all.

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    1. Several of the YouTube channels I follow are migrating their content to Odysee.

      https://odysee.com/

      Another alternate to Twatter is Quodverum, though it doesn't have a whole lot of users yet.

      https://social.quodverum.com/

      I just tried to get to Parler through their website and Firefox says it "can't find the server", but Gab's website is still working.

      I think the best thing to do right now is to not use apps to access any social media. Go to their websites to read and post to your account. If you use a tablet or phone, you can do this through whatever web browser you have installed. Firefox is a good choice. Brave browser is, as well.

      https://brave.com/

      I'd stay as far away from G๐Ÿ‘€gle as possible. Try using DuckDuckGo as your search engine. Here's a list of other, alternate search engines.

      https://kinsta.com/blog/alternative-search-engines/

      Let us know if you find a good one!

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    2. Gab has been having 750%+ growth the last few days from what I can see when their front page loads. Their CEO has been posting that they are increasing server capacity as quickly as they can. CEO says he is Christian as well, so sounds like a good place to go if everything else shuts down. I guess we should pray for it to succeed?

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  5. Other places Prime are putting their videos and news In case the big tech companies ban them. Anyone can add to the list of you hear of any others.
    Rumble
    Bitchut
    Brighteon
    The Epoch Times

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  6. Very good article Hilary. When I first heard about the accusations, I didn't believe it to be true. Why wait so long after his death to expose him? Why do it at all after he died? What's the purpose in that? I don't know the story except that he was accused of sexual misconduct. If the exposure is from God, why has God done this now? It's hard to understand. But the Bible does say what is done in secret will be brought to the light. But why after his death? I do agree with Hilary that we should get right with God and not hold on to our sin. What legacy are we leaving?

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    1. Indeed, why is this coming out now? You make some good points, Hillary. But, I also think the evil one and those who do his bidding have a reason. Christians are not the only ones who will see this - unbelievers will, too. What do unbelievers think of this? This is so damaging to our witness.
      King David repented of his sin before he died, in fact, right when he was confronted with them. He didn't hide anything. And I don't recall reading in the Bible that he ever committed those sins again. We are to judge other Christians by their fruit. I don't think Mr. Zacharias left very good fruit. One Christian comment I read said they "admired his mind." Well, God looks on the heart. The evil one has a great mind and could recite the whole Bible to you by memory and make some very excellent arguments for and against.
      I do not know whether Mr. Zacharias was saved or not - it is between him and God. All I know is that I would have a hard time defending him to an unbeliever. What really bothers me about all this is that I am just astounded how everyone is bending over backwards to defend him and yet they throw Pastor John MacArthur under the bus every chance they get. And I don't believe they know anything about the man - or the church and people he shepherds. They say there is no grace in his ministry. Well, he was one of few standing up against shutting down the churches and said he would welcome a prison ministry. But, I don't need to defend him, God will. A pastor from years past (can't remember his name) said we will be surprised when we get to heaven - both by who we see there - and who we don't.
      I don't mean this in any way as a rebuke to anyone. I probably won't read any replies because these are just my thoughts - just food for thought, as it were. And I especially don't want to get into any "Lordship" discussion. That argument is also so twisted. The evil one just loves all this. I can't wait to go Home. Blessings to all the brothers and sisters. Thanks, Unsealed, for all you do. \o/

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  7. Excellent advise and wisdom. I have been focused on purity lately and your article confirms this message.

    Revelation 3:18,
    I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may become rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself, and that the shame of your nakedness will not be revealed; and eye salve to anoint your eyes so that you may see. (NASB)

    The currency you buy with, is yourself and your complete submission to Him. This is a time when Jesus is asking for our all.

    Press in to Him church!!!

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  8. If you listen to Trumps speech before the assault on the capitol building, there was nothing in that suggesting any sort of violence. He specifically used the word 'Peaceful' protest. Nancy pelosi is demon possessed and wants to impeach him with less than 10 days to go when he didnt do anything-again! What more needs to be said?

    As far as the sex scandal situation with Zacharias goes, I havent looked into that but I remember the Jim Bakker and Jimmy Swaggart scandals in the '80s. Im not sure that God is always responsible for revealing our secret sins or not. It says in Revelation that the devil is busy 'accusing the brethren before the throne day and night'. He likes to embarrass mis-behaving believers and make them look like hypocrites. This is another perspective which I offer.

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  9. Thank you, sister.

    A very urgent and wise word of warning for the Body of Christ.

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    1. That means a lot, brother Jeff. Thank you, and blessings to you.

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  10. Act Justly.
    Love Mercy.
    Be Humble.
    Micah 6:8
    * * * * *
    Pretty much covers it.

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    1. Amen. So simple and true. Thank you for sharing this!

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  11. This is a great video that explains the abortion issue and its relevance for which president u support :
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvWD7ykNjCc

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    1. Bill Belichick said he won't accept the Medal of Freedom from Trump.
      A Belly Chick (Revelation 12:2)? 122/73. Overturning of Roe v Wade? Belly Chicks renouncing their freedom to abort?
      Freedom: Free Edom and Free Dome (Capitol dome penetrated by the Presidential obelisk needle to abort the child).

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  12. I am thankful that my sins are between me and my God, and that everyone else's are between them and God. I made the mistake in my youth to blame God and drift away for a time, based on the sins of a Church Elder.

    My sin was looking at the man and evaluating God because of it, and losing trust in the Lord, rather than looking strictly at God and trusting Him.

    How many of us lose effectiveness in our witness because of our mistakes and misjudgments.

    We may be free of the bondage of sin in our rebirth and cleansing, but we are not free from sin's consequences in mortal life.

    We also can not own another's responsibilities or their consequences.

    Thank you Lord that your mercies are new every morning!
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    2 Timothy 2:21-22

    So if anyone cleanses himself of what is unfit,
    he will be a vessel for honor:
    sanctified, useful to the Master,
    and prepared for every good work.

    Flee from youthful passions and pursue righteousness,
    faith, love, and peace, together with those
    who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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    1. Hello brother! Such a good word, as always. So grateful for God's mercy and faithfulness. You are a shining example of a vessel for honor. I hope you and your wife are well. Happy New Year!

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    2. Hello Hillary! We are okay, safe in the hands of God. Happy New Year to you as well! :)

      God has used some beautiful epoxy to fill up my cracks... ;)

      How is the new one doing?

      Grace and Peace! <3

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  13. I got a lot from Ravi's teaching over the years. One thing he did was to sharpen my understanding of logical fallacies. Those who would discount what he said because of what he did would be guilty of falling into the "genetic fallacy" where logic claims are dismissed based on the character or actions of the claimant.

    That having been said, I grieve his loss of impact and the damage Satan will try to exact on the witness of the church as a result of his compromise.

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  14. The article makes it sound like he never confessed his sin. It's very presumptuous. You don't know.

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    1. He had three years to confess his sin from first 'discovery', instead he pursued legal avenues to shut up every person who tried to bring the truth to light, almost ruining marriages in the process. No evidence is present to anyone of any 'deathbed confession'. If he repented in his dying moments to God, that would be awesome, but as to confessions to another individual, no evidence exists.

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    2. Hey, Unknown! Thanks for chiming in. I actually specifically and intentionally made sure not to claim or suggest that. Sorry you missed this in my article!

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  15. My comment about Ravi Zacharias is one from a total different perspective. It appears these accusations were not the case until he was older. I am not a medical doctor but I do nutritional medicine and study natural healing. In the early signs of dementia one can lose their inhibitions. There are many symptoms of early dementia that would describe exactly what he is accused of, especially since there isn’t a history of sexual misconduct in his youth.
    My second comment is off subject but since it is appearing in comments, I will chime in. I have been a political operative for years, the election was absolutely stolen from American Patriots. Trump won a landslide victory. There are assaults from everywhere against him from cowards not wanting to rule against theft to suppression oh his speech. I think the gates of hell are against him. Donald Trump’s post on Parler says it best. “ finally,be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil‘s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist with the breast plate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. “

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    1. Exactly why 'Once saved, always saved' is so important. Jesus knows the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. My assumption about these accusations is, 'I wasn't there, I have no idea what happened, and... where's the proof they aren't made up?' (Remembering Kavanaugh...)

      I didn't get a chance to see Trump's Parler before they shut that down, wish he would cross post it to Gab... But I think we all understand how busy he is right now...

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    2. Ravi never demonstrated almost all early signs of dementia when looking and listening to his apologetics sessions. Exposed sin doesn't mean that sin didn't exist in earlier days, it just means that one was exposed and one wasn't. It seems (full investigation still pending mind you) that this wasn't just a one-off for Ravi as well, but a continuous purposeful series of sinful moments without any desire to right his own wrongs. My concern is that more and more Christians are looking for an excuse or reason for Ravi's sin. Teachers will be judged more strictly, and like Moses missed out on seeing the promised land, it is not too extreme a thought to consider that God's earthly discipline on Ravi might have been his sudden ailing health. God knows and we will do well to continue to consider God's discipline on our own lives and our need to look upon God with both fear and reverence for his holiness.

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    3. God does not make people sick or kill them, these are the actions of the devil.

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    4. This has been an interesting "case" for me because for almost twenty years my professional (licensed) career has been as a massage therapist. The details shared through the investigation are absolutely consistent with statements and behaviors by deviant clients in this profession. I'm not saying this makes the accusations against RZ true, but that they are consistent with what could be expected in this field. I also don't see this as a "spirit is willing but the flesh is weak" situation. One has to be premeditative to make an appointment for a service, and then to have enough expectations to make sinful requests just tops it off. However, the fact remains that only God, RZ, and the women involved know the absolute truth. That's why I believe this is a sober warning for all of us. It is "written for our admonition." "Let he who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall." Oh, where would we be but for the mercy of God!

      He who sows to the flesh, of the flesh will reap corruption.

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  16. Hillary, Blessings. Another fine, gracious article gracefully delivered in the spirit of the FACT that through ALL things, G-d works to the good of those who love Him and are Called According To His Purposes. Your words clarify much of the teaching which I believe is Meant To Be Received From He Who Holds His Story Together Through The Ages, Often In Ways Far Above our reasoning, amen.

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    1. You are always a blessing. Thank you, brother. God bless you. May we meet soon as we are gathered together with the Lord!

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  17. Thanks Ava, and Kris for additional info on websites, etc. I really appreciate it. I trust God and know He is in control. But my stomach hurts over what is happening. I guess because we don't know how much longer we have until the rapture. I really don't want to be here any longer. And knowing the evil intentions of the next administration, and how all the Christians and conservatives are being shut up and shut out makes me feel punched in the stomach. Thankful for all y'all here and the site. We need to pray this site and others don't get taken down.

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  18. During my "God Time", I asked God to lead me where to read and I felt led to open to Daniel 1-2 about the Kings dream. And He said basically, that Jesus is coming and His kingdom will destroy all others.
    Then He led me to turn to Luke 12:35-40
    35) Be dressed for service and keep your lamps burning...
    37) the servants who are ready and waiting for his return will be rewarded.
    38) He may come in the middle of the night and just before dawn.
    40) be ready all the time, Jesus will come when least expected.
    Verse 38 got my attention, because I was thinking maybe He's giving us a clue. "In the middle of the night just before dawn."
    Very interesting.
    I just wanted to clarify that I don't look to Trump to save us. But I wanted Him over the B/H administration and Nancy P. But,I feel a lot of peace right now. I think God is allowing all of this to happen. It's happened all along for years. I believe the elections have been stolen for a very long time. I believe God put Trump in office, maybe just for a time. And I believe that even if they do get away with what they have done to Trump and all the supporters or those against the vaxx, or other constitutes, etc, that they will not get away with it for long. I'm thinking that all this info got leaked out because God wants us to see Him work. We may get raptured before we see it, but I do believe many will turn to God because of this, and once He destroys the wicked. And many will come to God right after the rapture. They may not get to see or hear the truth on the T.V or social media, and YT. But they will know in their hearts that God is real and they will accept Jesus. There will be multitudes who come to the throne after the trib. Praise God! I think God is showing us. I admit, I have let all this stuff happening to Trump and Christians bother me. But they won't succeed. I like what someone said earlier, (sorry, I don't recall who said it)
    That just like the the people of Jesus' day thought they won when Jesus was on the cross, they didn't. They may not have actually got caught and punished then, but they eventually did. And the current people against Jesus will soon see the error of their ways, praise God! So this morning, I'm feeling a lot better. Hope this message encourages y'all too.

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  19. I keep going back to the 4 blood moons. Every time I pray about the reason for them, I always feel they were telling us that we had 7 years of good left and 7 bad years after that. In sept of 2014, around the feast of trumpets, the 2 cows with the #7 were born. Then 3.5 years later,after the first blood moon, the rev 12 sign was given. And 3 yrs after that, the conjuntion of the 2 planets. This March is the 7th yr since the first blood moon. And if the Bible was talking about the generation that sees all these signs only being 80(because of strength) then that generations ends, and the trib has to happen before May 14th of this year and end before May 2028. Many of y'all know this. It's just a reminder. So with all this in mind, it doesn't seem like we have much time left. Plus, with the mark of the best system in place, the NWO, the great reset, etc we are at the door. And like this site has displayed, the Arc is built, let's get aboard. And close the door, already! Praise God! But my heart aches for so many. I wish we could grab them as we are going up, and take them with us. Luke 13:3 repent of your sins and turn to God so that you will not perish. If you're on the fence about God, don't wait too long. At any moment He could come to get His children. Become one today. No sin is unforgivable. God loves you with a love so deep that we can't understand fully. And, no matter what you have done, you can call out to Jesus, and He will gladly make you His own. Not one single person is worthy. Some have sinned worse then others but we are all sinners. And all can be forgiven if you call out to Jesus and repent. He will wash you whiter then snow. Don't wait another second. Life as we know it on earth is changing fast. Things are only going to get worse from here. Jesus is the only way out. Don't miss the rapture. And don't miss heaven. God really does love you. He really does!

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    1. I just want to say that I absolutely love your tender heart of evangelism and desire for others to be saved! I share your passion. If I could gently encourage one thing? I pray these words come across with the softness and humility in my heart to share them! Perhaps reconsider your use of adding "of your sins" to the message of "repent" when sharing how one becomes saved? Because we are not saved by repenting of our sins (this phrase is not in the Bible in the context of salvation). We are saved by going from unbelief to belief (which is repentance--metanoia, a change of mind / change in the inner man) which is when we trust in the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 15:1-4) who paid the penalty we owe for our sin: death. We can confess our sins, before and after conversion, but this is not what saves us. We are saved by grace through faith alone in the finished work of our blessed Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Please bear with me! This might seem like a "small" detail but the gospel is so critically important. Sin is transgression of the law, and to "repent" (as most use the term) of your sin is to repent from breaking the law...which means keeping the law. We are not saved by sinlessness or lawkeeping. Only the blood of Jesus! I hope this makes sense! Many blessings!

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  20. Me? I place my hope and trust in the Lord.

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  21. Hillary

    Good Job and Im glad you brought this topic up!

    Because Rev points out "To those who overcome"

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  22. Quite a bit of confusion still exists over:

    "Sin", "Faith", "Works"

    The word "Works" defined properly is not confusing.

    The word "Sin" put into proper perspective is not confusing.

    The word "Faith" understood properly is not confusing.

    I’ll try and keep this real simple.

    Jesus takes care of the Sin past, present and future.

    “Works” of “Faith” as defined by Jesus, Paul, James and the messages to the Churches.

    Focus on works of faith and the spirit will work on you about your sin nature!

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  23. Id like to ask people here to pray for America right now. I as of now believe there will not be a 'smooth' transition of power in D.C. on Wednesday. If im wrong thats good, please pray anyway, it doesnt take much time and doesn't cost anything. God bless you all.

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    1. I see all this chatter, rumor, speculation and people being very confident that something will happen. And I think the Rapture would upend everything and leave the world the book of Revelation and all those other prophecies predicted...

      But at the same time... my eye is definitely on the prophecy of the 'stone made without hands' that falls on the toes of iron and clay. We know that rock is Christ and His Kingdom, the question is how does it play out... is the start of this event in the past when Christ first came or is this still a future event, the 'Second Coming' or 'Millennial Kingdom.'

      Iron seems to represent Kingdoms and Dictators and the like. Clay seems to represent a government rules by people, Democracies and Republics and other similar systems. It says these will not be able to mix together and that is certainly an apt description of our modern world. But... it also described the Greek and Roman world Jesus stepped into.

      In Daniel's vision or dream, he saw this rock 'made without hands' begin it's growth until it fell on the feet. Is that what the last 2000 years has been about? The growing of this rock? Is the second coming when the rock comes crashing down?

      It seems to me that whatever happens this next week, we are going to see an answer to how this will all play out. The one thing I feel I can be sure of is... 'God's will shall be done.'

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  24. Hi Kris Garrison

    Yes, there is a tension or anticipation of something happening!

    When the Stone Kingdom comes on the historical scene, it will fall upon the Moslem Empire the seventh kingdom of Revelation 17, or feet kingdom of the great image of Nebuchadnezzar from Daniel’s prophecy, thus destroying all of the kingdoms that grew out of Babylon.

    So we are now all the way down the trail in time awaiting the toes kingdom that grows out of the feet kingdom, or Moslem Empire.

    It is important that we note the foundational importance of the Moslem Empire in the end time landscape scenario.

    Muhammad,the prophet of Islam’s one true god, Allah, was the first Hashemite King and claimed his direct descendency to Ishmael, the first son of Abraham. He is the founder of the Moslem Empire and the religion of Islam. At his death, having no male heirs, the rulership of the Empire fell to the husband of his daughter, Fatima.

    As Revelation 17 tells us, this kingdom, the one yet to come after Rome, will only last a short time. And, as history will testify, within a year of the death of Muhammad, the Moslem Empire split into two factions.This is depicted in Daniel’s great image prophecy as the feet of iron and clay.

    In the Time of the End, these two feet have an outgrowth of ten toes, depicting ten kings who meet to form a loose confederacy. It will be in the time of these kings that the God of Heaven will set up His kingdom on that land, but not before destroying all of the kingdoms that had previously grown up out of Babylon.

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    1. Another interesting theory and you shared it before. We'll have to wait and see if it's the valid one when we meet the Lord Jesus. The one thing we can be sure of is there's going to be an upending of the world order at some point in the future.

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    2. Parts of it, but the study can be found here!

      http://chn-net.com/teaching/endtimes/stage.html#top%20page%201

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  25. SHADOWS???

    Hmmm...

    Ravi passed on the morning of Tuesday, May 19, 2020. According to Torahcalendar.com that was the morning of Omer Day 40. We all know what significant departure occurred after 40-days,

    3 He [Jesus] presented
    himself alive to them
    after his suffering by
    many proofs, appearing
    to them during forty
    days and speaking about
    the kingdom of God.

    (Acts 1:3 ESV)


    Thinking back I recall a similar pattern concerning the passing of Billy Graham on the twice blessed, third day, Tuesday, February 21, 2017 -- 153-days after Yom Teruah (Feast of Trumpets) 2017. We all remember the significance of the 153 do we not,

    11 So Simon Peter went
    aboard and hauled the net
    ashore, full of large fish,
    153 of them. And although
    there were so many, the net
    was not torn.

    (John 21:11 ESV)


    Just as Jesus declared Simon Peter as a future "fisher of men" so too was Rev Graham if there ever was one.

    Fast forward to the season we're in today starting with the passing of another historic name. General Charles "Chuck" Yeager, first man to break the sound barrier. General Yeager passed at the age of 97 on the 79th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The day President Roosevelt called, "the day of infamy". 30-days later on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 was another "day of infamy" at the US Capitol.

    30-days.

    That 30-days reminded me of the 30-days between the Great American Solar Eclipse of Monday, August 21, 2017 and Yom Teruah, 2017 that began on the evening of Wednesday, September 20, 2017.

    What is interesting is if you lay our current calendar in parallel with the 2017 calendar there is an interesting alignment of days. If Pearl Harbor Day is aligned with the GASE 1.0, then the Day of Infamy in Washington, DC aligns with Erev Yom Kippur. Ten days later is this weekend (Shabbat Shalom) which aligns with Yom Kippur, 2017. That is interesting in itself as it is 40-days since Pearl Harbor Day and the passing of Gen Chuck Yeager - the man who broke the sound barrier.

    Why?

    Another *icon* of American history, Phil Spector, died yesterday (1/16/21) a prisoner of the State of California while serving a sentence for murder. Phil Spector was known as the man who invented the "Wall of Sound" and was a pop-music legend. He passed at the age of 81.

    Monday, January 18, 2021 marks Martin Luther King, Jr Day in the United States celebrating what would have been his 92nd birthday. Two-days later, two first term officials, a Georgia Senator-elect of Jewish descent and first Senator-elect of colour will be sworn in at the US Capitol as well as the 46th President of the United States, Joseph R Biden, Jr.

    Senator Rev Rafael Warnock, the current serving pastor at MLK's Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia will be sworn in on the same day as the 46th President on the occasion of MLK's 92nd birthday.

    Some interesting maths,

    92 / 2 = 46
    46 / 2 = 23

    Twenty-three days after the inauguration at the US Capitol is Thursday, February 11, 2021. If you don't remember what is special about that day let me remind you. It is when the bright morning star will rise to meet the king planet.

    Tuesday, February 11, 2021 is the morning of the Bethlehem Star.

    ...a day that is 42-days into the New Year, 2021 and 52-days since the Great Conjunction. Some stand-out day-counts that may speak to the season we find ourselves in.

    Coincidence?

    Nah. There is no such thing.

    Blessings

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    1. ...a final note...

      I failed to mention that the Bethlehem Star and Venus rising of 2/11/21 corresponded to Yom HaAliyah (Day of return) on the 2017 calendar. (10/26/17)

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    2. ...and my link to the day of Ravi's passing on Torahcalendar.com (above) was incorrect. Here's the correct link to Torahcalender.com for the month of his passing.

      Sorry, dear friends! This is what happens when I'm in a hurry and miss something in proof-reading.

      Proof-readers untie!

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    3. ...another correction...

      " If Pearl Harbor Day is aligned with the GASE 1.0, then the Day of Infamy in Washington, DC aligns with Erev Yom Kippur."

      ...should read...

      " If Pearl Harbor Day is aligned with the GASE 1.0, then the Day of Infamy in Washington, DC aligns with Erev Yom Teruah."

      That is New Year's or Rosh Hashana. Wow, where was my head this morning and why am I up now?!

      All apologies if this is hard to follow. I can illustrate it differently if anyone wants.

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    4. typos are inevitable.

      Maybe a spreadsheet, but that would be hard to blog.
      Perhaps a link to it.

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  26. I think I'll leave this right here. I think the video's going to get dropped into the memory hole, but it was from the New Yorker so try to find it there:

    https://twitter.com/LeighStewy/status/1350861258736730113

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  27. As for America is concerned:

    Ezekiel also tells us Gog will be opposed by Sheba and Dedan, as well as Tarshish and all her young lions.

    Sheba and Dedan are the western and southern portions of modern day Saudi Arabia. [In Daniel 11:24 we learn that Gog will
    invade the richest of the provinces when they feel secure.]

    Tarshish is the coastal area of western Europe, mainly Spain and England, and the young lions [offspring] includes the United States.

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    1. Gregg,


      You said : " As for America is concerned:"





      Jer 51: 12
      Set up the standard upon the walls of Babylon, make the watch strong, set up the watchmen, prepare the ambushes: for the LORD hath both devised and done that which he spake against the inhabitants of Babylon.

      Eze 39:6
      And I will send a fire on Magog, and among them that dwell carelessly in the isles: and they shall know that I [am] the LORD

      It is His Appointed Time of Vengeance:

      Luke 21:22-Vengeance
      Isaiah 34:8- Vengeance
      Isaiah 47:3-Vengeance



      Destroying Wind( Nuclear fire ?)

      Isaiah 13:8-Flames-Fire-As Sodom and Gomorrah.

      Jeremiah 50:40-As Sodom and Gomorrah.

      Jude 7- Vengeance- Fire as Sodom and Gomorrah


      Medes will be raised up -by the Lord

      Jeremiah 51:11- Spirit of the Medes.

      Isaiah 13:17-Stir up the Medes.

      Why He will not deliver in this time:

      Provoking the Lord to anger:

      Judges 10:13-14

      Proverbs 1:22-33


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    2. thank you for the typo note, it happens.

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  28. Have any of heard of Matt Johnson's "Noel Trilogy"?

    Its very Nice, calming!

    here is a link:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5X8jpdu1E6U&list=PL4lgojJnkM_8V7MBcBfvUs8EC2IAgstqU

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  29. Anyone noticing the uptick in Israel making air strikes the last few days?

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  30. A FUN FACT FOR INAUGURATION DAY

    Today's date can be written as a palindrome,

    1. 1/20/21 == 12021
    2. 1/20/2021 == 1202021

    ...each reading the same backward and forward!

    More fun with numbers.


    Cheers!

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    1. I am seeing a lot of 120 there. Where else do we see that in scripture? In the times of Noah...

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