Over the past eight months or so, folks have heard a LOT about a place that everyone is supposed to be familiar with: NORMAL.
NORMAL has been used to denote “the usual” or “what is to be expected.”
Some examples are
“I can’t wait until things get back to normal!”
“Masks and social distancing are parts of the New Normal.”
“Maybe he’s sick and doesn’t know it: he’s not acting normal!”
MANY, it seems, believe that a ‘return to normal’ means living one’s life as it was BEFORE the coronavirus pandemic began.
OTHERS believe that a ‘return to normal’ means a return to life BEFORE March 2020: back to when one could take a trip to his local WalMart and the parking lot would be filled with the cars of those who were occupied shopping within–instead of the parking lot being half-empty AND the store largely lacking both shoppers and the goods shoppers might purchase.
SOME imagine ‘normal’ to have been a time when life was good; when one could PLAN for the future because one KNEW what to expect.
For these folks, ‘normal’ means a rosy future, when the only outcomes were largely FAVORABLE ones. Sure, there were individual setbacks now and then, but these were the result of the individual not paying attention or not following directions or otherwise avoiding doing as he was told to do. But, by and large, the future was good because the future was largely determined by how hard one worked and how prudent one was.
This was brought to mind recently when a person was overheard making the following statement.
“I can’t wait until things get back to normal. Maybe then, I”ll have the time to go fishing and do the things I want to do!”
This man’s obviously-sincere wish prompted a few additional random thoughts on that not-so-long-ago time folks refer to as ‘normal.’
1- Whether the reader believes it or not, these events happening around him have been a LONG time coming. There is a reason these events are happening. Therefore, MORE, not FEWER, changes are coming: MORE, not FEWER, restrictions are ahead.
This will be easy enough to confirm.
2- Because these events are happening for a reason, there will be NO return to that imaged Never-Never Land most would call ‘normal.’
3- That imagined period of prosperity, purity and power was NEVER what the reader thought it was. Because the end times are a time FULL of deception, that illusory ‘normal’ was NOT as the reader imagined it to be. But folks want to believe they live in a paradise, not a ghetto. And so, many folks will deceive themselves about their circumstance and station in this life.
“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.”
“The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free.”
—Aldous Huxley, 1962
“The best way to keep a prisoner from escaping is to make sure he never knows he’s in prison.”
—Fyodor Dostoevsky, 1871
4- Does the reader imagine himself to be FREE? The increasing restrictions, lockdowns, rules and regulations which the reader MUST follow ought to vividly demonstrate that the reader is NOT as free as he once believed. As more and more of these restrictive measures are put into place (which are ALWAYS claimed to be “temporary” and for your “protection“), how FREE the reader REALLY is should become apparent.
As the world and its people are moved into position for the last days, the attempt will be made to explain away this LACK of FREEDOM by telling the reader more and more unbelievable stories.
5- There is a simple, foolproof way for the reader to remedy the deceptions and lack of freedom which mark that Never Never Land he called NORMAL.
BUT, the reader has likely been conditioned to reject this solution as “simple-minded,” “a crutch” or “ineffective.”
HOWEVER, if the reader can shake his long-established conditioning, he will–at last–have his remedy.
IF the reader is interested, then he better had get started very soon.
Time is running out and ‘normal’ is NEVER coming back in the times in which we live.
“Now the Lord is that Spirit: and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.”
DOES the reader long for a return to ‘normal’?
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?
DOES the reader believe he is NOT saved?
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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.”
[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: January 11 2020.]
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