ESCAPE! From One of Satan’s Greatest Tricks

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“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, To preach the acceptable year of the Lord.”
–Luke 4:19-20

When the account of Jesus standing to read is related, he was reading Isaiah 61:1-2.

“The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound; To proclaim the acceptable year of the LORD, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn”

There are TWO things which stand out about this account.

ONE: After Jesus had finished reading and gave the scroll to the minister, he added,  “This day is this scripture fulfilled in your ears.”

And all who saw Him wondered.

“And all bare him witness, and wondered at the gracious words which proceeded out of his mouth. “
–Luke 4:22

TWO: Jesus, while reading, mentioned “to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound

Which brings up a question.

“Who were the ‘captives’ to which Jesus–and Isaiah–referred?

One could argue that the ‘prisoners’ Jesus mentioned were physical prisoners; imprisoned because of some crime they committed, perhaps.

But who are these ‘captives’?

Did the captives even KNOW they were captives?

Most likely not, as ‘captives’ was used to mean ‘those who are captives to sin’: those who serve sin.

“Jesus answered them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Whosoever committeth sin is the servant of sin.”
–John 8:34

Those long-ago captives to which Jesus (and Isaaiah before Him) referred, were not much different than modern man.

ALL men, throughout time have served sin and yet, not known they were captives.

These were the ones who Jesus Christ SPECIFICALLY came to free: those bound by the invisible chains of sin.

And this is one of Satan’s GREATEST TRICKS.

Because their chains not visible, those who wear them DENY they are held prisoner.

Because the restraints with which sin entangles man are not seen, man believes himself to be free.

This is an odd situation which has been remarked upon more than once in the past by Satan’s workers of iniquity.

“The best way to keep a prisoner from escaping is to make sure he never knows he’s in prison.”
Fyodor Dostoevsky

“There will be in the next generation or so a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them but will rather enjoy it.”
Aldous Huxley, Ultimate Revolution speech (sometimes referred to as the Final Revolution) at Berkeley, CAL

“Through clever and constant application of propaganda, people can be made to see paradise as hell, and also the other way round, to consider the most wretched sort of life as paradise.”
Adolf Hitler, Propaganda, the Big Lie and Adolf Hitler: 20 Hitler Quotes on Propaganda

When Huxley stated that “…a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them but will rather enjoy it,” he might very well have been referring to man’s relationship with sin.

IF sin’s chains and fetters could be SEEN, man would spend his every waking moment trying to devise a way to break free; to ESCAPE! the clutches of Satan and breathe free.

BUT, because sin’s bonds are invisible, man mistakenly believes himself to be free–and deceived man IS free to scurry from place to place and to engage in MORE SIN, thereby adding MORE RESTRAINTS to his already-heavy load.

When Huxley stated that “…a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them but will rather enjoy it,” he very well was likely to have KNOWN that the circumstance about which he spoke (man’s living in a prison for his mind, of which man was NOT aware) was ALREADY in play, NOT at some unspecified point in the distant future.

The reader can know this is true by looking at man’s irrational behaviors over the past 200 or so years.

Are these behaviors the actions of “free” men?

When Huxley stated that “…a pharmacological method of making people love their servitude and producing dictatorship without tears, so to speak, producing a kind of painless concentration camp for entire societies so that people will in fact have their liberties taken away from them but will rather enjoy it,” he might very well was likely to have KNOWN that sin’s chains are not seen and the binding of man by the invisible chains of sin is one of Satan’s greatest–if not his GREATEST–tricks.

It is up to the ever-present Corporate Media (Satan’s Mouthpiece) and the rest of the world’s mechanisms (education, entertainment, culture, science, well-known speakers in college settings) to convince man that his slavery to sin happens at some unspecified time in the FUTURE.

That man’s slavery to sin is not happening RIGHT NOW.

Jesus Christ came to offer himself as a ransom to free the captives of sin.

BUT many of the captives DENY they are prisoners.

IF the chains of sin were visible, man would bend his ENTIRE BEING to find a means of ESCAPE!

And Jesus Christ IS that means of ESCAPE!

But as it is, man is heavily chained as a prisoner of sin who believes–thanks to the world constructed around him by Satan–that he is free as a bird.

If one could make those poor, deluded souls understand one thought, it would be

ESCAPE!

While there is still time…

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

DOES the reader believe himself to be free?

DOES the reader believe himself to dwell in a land of freedom?

“Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.”
–2CORINTHIANS 3:17

It is not YET too late: there is still time to change direction (repent), place your faith (hope) for the future entirely on Jesus Christ and enter the kingdom of heaven.

DOES the reader believe he is saved?

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DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?

Time is Running Out: Today is the Day of Salvation

THE GOSPEL OF JESUS CHRIST

“Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed in vain. For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures:

And that he was seen of Cephas, then of the twelve: After that, he was seen of above five hundred brethren at once; of whom the greater part remain unto this present, but some are fallen asleep. After that, he was seen of James; then of all the apostles. And last of all he was seen of me also, as of one born out of due time. ”
1 Corinthians 15:1-8

“For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”
-–Romans 1:16

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[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: November 25, 2020.]

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