A Treasure Trove

treasure box

Occasionally (as has been mentioned before), when one is looking for one bit of information, another completely different bit of information is stumbled upon.

As so it was that a treasure trove of MISINFORMATION was happened upon recently when the article, Christianity Declines — But Not ‘Spirituality’ was discovered.

The article–which purports to be a collection of rather dry numbers and statistics–begins by offering the reader the BIGGEST WHOPPER which moderns happily swallow: that there are THOUSANDS of CHRISTIANS in the world, most of them belonging to Satan’s counterfeit churches.

The recent declines within Christianity are concentrated among Protestants. Today, 40% of U.S. adults are Protestants, a group that is broadly defined to include nondenominational Christians and people who describe themselves as “just Christian” along with Baptists, Methodists, Lutherans, Presbyterians and members of many other denominational families. The Protestant share of the population is down 4 percentage points over the last five years and has dropped 10 points in 10 years.

By comparison, the Catholic share of the population, which had ticked downward between 2007 and 2014, has held relatively steady in recent years. As of 2021, 21% of U.S. adults describe themselves as Catholic, identical to the Catholic share of the population in 2014.

What the article DOES present is a listing of all of the PRETEND Christians–those whom Jesus called ‘the tares.’

“Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed good seed in his field: But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares among the wheat, and went his way. But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth fruit, then appeared the tares also. So the servants of the householder came and said unto him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then hath it tares? He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up? But he said, Nay; lest while ye gather up the tares, ye root up also the wheat with them. Let both grow together until the harvest: and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.

“Then Jesus sent the multitude away, and went into the house: and his disciples came unto him, saying, Declare unto us the parable of the tares of the field. He answered and said unto them, He that soweth the good seed is the Son of man; The field is the world; the good seed are the children of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one; The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is the end of the world; and the reapers are the angels. As therefore the tares are gathered and burned in the fire; so shall it be in the end of this world. The Son of man shall send forth his angels, and they shall gather out of his kingdom all things that offend, and them which do iniquity; And shall cast them into a furnace of fire: there shall be wailing and gnashing of teeth.”
–Matthew 13:24-30, 36-42

IF the tares were spiritually ‘born again,’ then they would be CHRISTIANS, not Protestants, Catholics, Latter-Day Saints or Snake Handlers.

One interesting tidbit the article DOES present is that those tares who no longer live the lie as Christians are NOT becoming atheists, BUT SOMETHING ELSE.

One of the most interesting, and unexpected, developments is that in the US, relatively few of these people who are falling away from Christianity are becoming atheists. Rather, they are cobbling together a bespoke bricolage religion, one designed just for them.

What does all of this have to do with the end times and the last days?

Only that MANY–eventually ALMOST all–will self-identify as the dragon’s.

“And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him? And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.”
–Revelation 13:4,8

The church folk–who are generally quite skeptical that they will be worshiping Satan (the dragon)–like to loudly protest that they would NEVER follow the dragon.

“Not me!  Worship Satan?  NEVER!  He’s a loser!”

However, the recent treasure trove of MISINFORMATION does supply the likely source of the dragon’s many minions among the men who dwell upon the earth–at least in America.

DOES the reader believe he is a ‘good person’ because he attends weekly sessions at his preferred church?

DOES the reader believe God’s Word?

“As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one: There is none that understandeth, there is none that seeketh after God. They are all gone out of the way, they are together become unprofitable; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.”
–Romans 3:10-12

HOW does the reader then explain the difference between his feelings and God’s Word?

HAS the reader ever thrown up his hands and protested, “All I can do is try.”?

It is not YET too late: there is still a little 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?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

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

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: December 17-19, 2021.]

MORE

MORE

RELATED ARTICLES

by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

image: Photo by Pixabay.com from Pexels.com

© Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report, 2012-19. © Mondo Frazier and End Times Prophecy Report, DBKP 2007-2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Link Disclaimer: inclusion of links to other blogs/websites is not necessarily an endorsement of all content posted in those blogs/websites.

[NOTE: The following articles are from a service. We neither endorse nor at times have much control over them–although we do, of course, enjoy articles originating from this website on this service. Some articles illustrate points made in ETPR articles; some are merely for the reader’s edification or education.

ALL such links appearing in End Times Prophecy Headlines, such as those below, should originate at ETPR.

RE: our link disclaimer: there are links, from time-to-time which appear on this site which we neither approve nor endorse. The frequency of these types of links will no doubt grow worse. All effort is made to remove such links when we become aware of them.]

Smiling and Oblivious

ignorant

Ignorance is bliss.”
–Saying popular among the worldly

“For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.”
–Ecclesiastes 1:18

The world has been known to give advice from time to time.

“Ignorance is bliss” is just a little sliver of the world’s recommendations.

And actually, on the face of it, Ecclesiastes 1:18 APPEARS to agree with the world’s assessment on this subject.

However, there are slight–but IMPORTANT–differences between “Ignorance is bliss” and Ecclesiastes 1:18.

1- The world is making NO judgments on the information the ignorant is passing by.  The world is merely advising the ignorant to stay in the dark to stay happy.

Ecclesiastes 1:18, on the other hand, advises the reader that knowledge pursued will NOT bring the pursuer happiness, but sorrow. Ecclesiastes 1:18 reveals that true wisdom and knowledge lead to grief and sorrow–likely because TRUE wisdom and knowledge run counter to what much of the world believes.

2- The world promises ‘BLISS’ in exchange for ‘ignorance.’  Does the reader suppose that this is a REAL circumstance or just another of the world’s broken promises?

3- The reader has been given–as part of his personal warning system–a number of sensory inputs in order to keep the reader beyond the reach of danger and other inconveniences.

Does the reader believe it is wise to IGNORE this personal alert system?

4- Ecclesiastes 1:18 warns the reader that the pursuit of knowledge will likely bring the one chasing it, unhappiness–as the one pursuing wisdom and knowledge realize that the world is NOT your friend.

Actually, the reader is faced with a CHOICE between the world’s “ignorance is bliss” and Ecclesiastes 1:18.

That choice is between the world’s ignorant, oblivious smile and the much more mournful realization that “TRUE knowledge brings grief.”

WHICH choice does the reader prefer?

It is not YET too late: there is still a little 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?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

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

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: December 13, 2021.]

MORE

MORE

RELATED ARTICLES

by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

image: Photo by Michael Dziedzic on Unsplash.com

© Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report, 2012-19. © Mondo Frazier and End Times Prophecy Report, DBKP 2007-2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Link Disclaimer: inclusion of links to other blogs/websites is not necessarily an endorsement of all content posted in those blogs/websites.

[NOTE: The following articles are from a service. We neither endorse nor at times have much control over them–although we do, of course, enjoy articles originating from this website on this service. Some articles illustrate points made in ETPR articles; some are merely for the reader’s edification or education.

ALL such links appearing in End Times Prophecy Headlines, such as those below, should originate at ETPR.

RE: our link disclaimer: there are links, from time-to-time which appear on this site which we neither approve nor endorse. The frequency of these types of links will no doubt grow worse. All effort is made to remove such links when we become aware of them.]

One of Satan’s Favorite Strategies for the Events of the End Times

Satan falling

The reader has, no doubt, already seen in action one of Satan’s favorite strategies for the events of the end times.

The end times are a time of GREAT change.

SOME of these changes are necessary for the dragon (Satan) to put into place all of the pieces for his world-wide kingdom of the last days.

OTHER changes are the result of God visiting His judgment on a lost and wicked world.

“For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.”
–1THESSALONIANS 5:3

ALL will be judged by their Creator.

“And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened, which is the book of life: and the dead were judged out of those things which were written in the books, according to their works.”
–Revelation 20:12

It is little wonder that modern man exhibits such UNBELIEF in the Word of God: the Word of God doesn’t have much pleasant to say about modern man.

“This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.”
–2TIMOTHY 3:1-5

And so, what else is Satan to do about the many GREAT changes which end times man sees happening with his very eyes?

Satan–that great liar–employs one of his favorite end times strategies to EXPLAIN AWAY these GREAT changes.

Satan convinces end times man–MOST end times men–that the many GREAT changes of the last days are NO BIG DEAL; that such changes have ALWAYS occurred; that there is nothing to see here; that all this has happened before, didn’t you know?

Even though God’s Word warns man that Satan is a deceiver and a liar, MOST end times men will believe Satan.

Even though end times man can see the GREAT changes taking place in front of his eyes, he will not see: he will, instead, believe the lying words of Satan.

“Nothing to see here.  This has all occurred before.  Study your history and you’ll know this.”

End times man is deceived.

That is one of the reasons he prefers the lies of Satan to the truth of God’s Word.

HAS the reader seen evidence of this happening in his life?

CAN the reader SEE many GREAT changes happening in his lifetime?

DOES the reader take note of these great changes?

OR, does the reader believe that these changes will change and that ‘things will get back to normal’?

It is not YET too late: there is still a little 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?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

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

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: December 13 2021.]

MORE

MORE

RELATED ARTICLES

by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

image: ETPR file/DORE/pd

© Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report, 2012-19. © Mondo Frazier and End Times Prophecy Report, DBKP 2007-2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Link Disclaimer: inclusion of links to other blogs/websites is not necessarily an endorsement of all content posted in those blogs/websites.

[NOTE: The following articles are from a service. We neither endorse nor at times have much control over them–although we do, of course, enjoy articles originating from this website on this service. Some articles illustrate points made in ETPR articles; some are merely for the reader’s edification or education.

ALL such links appearing in End Times Prophecy Headlines, such as those below, should originate at ETPR.

RE: our link disclaimer: there are links, from time-to-time which appear on this site which we neither approve nor endorse. The frequency of these types of links will no doubt grow worse. All effort is made to remove such links when we become aware of them.]

INTRO: Suddenly, Without Warning

no warning

There are times when a GOOD POINT is raised during a spirited discussion of a topic which is completely different from the point raised.

There’s also times when ONE good point turns into MORE THAN ONE good point.

Both circumstances occurred not long ago.

The discussion in question started out as a conversation which focused on the lying Corporate Media and its many lies.

The conversation got underway when someone mentioned how FRIGHTENING the nightly newscast was becoming.

“It’s scary!  war with Russia, China, solar flares, no power, climate change, inflation: there’s so much bad things happening right now, it’s hard to know where to begin!”

About this time, someone else mentioned a GOOD POINT.

“As long as you’re getting scary stories on the TV, nothing much will happen.  Because when the REALLY BAD STUFF starts happening, there will be no warning!  It will be sudden and quick!  Wait and see…”

[NOTE: This was NOT considered a GOOD POINT just because this writer happened to strongly agree with it.]

“Economic collapse and financial upheaval FOR SURE!  Sudden with no warning!”

“There’s NEVER any warning when things get REAL bad.  Wait and see…”

The good point that turned into MORE than one good point?

As long as the reader is being plied DAILY with stories of doom, gloom and cataclysm, it’s VERY unlikely something really bad will happen at that moment.  Whenever those stories come to a sudden stop, however: Look out!

As an example, the run-up to World War II is a good one to illustrate this point.

Day after day, week after week, month after month: the talk in the media was NOTHING but war, war, war and the horrible consequences such war brought.  The world’s people–particularly the Europeans–were SCARED STIFF of war.

NO ONE wanted war.

Then the ‘reporting’ quieted down and the citizens began to think, “Maybe it will all work out?  Maybe things will get back to normal…”

Then suddenly: Germany attacked Poland and WWII was on in a matter of HOURS.

The reader can–if he wishes–use this information to his advantage during the end times.

As long as the media is playing “Scare the readers,” EVENTS should be fairly quiet.

When Satan’s Mouthpiece (the Corporate Media) starts talking about a ‘return to normal’: Look out!

Sometimes, the media plays “Scare the readers” right before the government shakes the citizens down for an economic beating using higher taxes.

Get ’em good and scared and then–ZING!–hit ’em hard with the TAX STICK.

As stated: forewarned is forearmed.

Sometimes.

[NOTE: There’s much more to say on this topic: some of it from that recent conversation. God willing, we will return to this subject matter again in the near future.]

“Then whosoever heareth the sound of the trumpet, and taketh not warning; if the sword come, and take him away, his blood shall be upon his own head. He heard the sound of the trumpet, and took not warning; his blood shall be upon him. But he that taketh warning shall deliver his soul.”
–Ezekiel 33:4-5

DOES the dire news of the ‘daily news’ scare the reader?

HAS the reader ever said to himself, “It can’t possibly get any worse!”

It is not YET too late: there is still a little 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?

Make Your Calling and Election Sure: End Times Survival

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

A Reminder: The Gospel is Simple

MORE: Eternal Salvation Through Jesus Christ: Salvation Messages from End Times Prophecy Report

[Portions of this piece appeared originally in End Times Prophecy Headlines: December 14, 2021.]

MORE

MORE

RELATED ARTICLES

by Jeremiah Jameson
–with Mondo Frazier

image: ETPR/Image by bartekhdd from Pixabay.com/ETPR

© Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report, 2012-19. © Mondo Frazier and End Times Prophecy Report, DBKP 2007-2019. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Jeremiah J. Jameson and End Times Prophecy Report with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

Link Disclaimer: inclusion of links to other blogs/websites is not necessarily an endorsement of all content posted in those blogs/websites.

[NOTE: The following articles are from a service. We neither endorse nor at times have much control over them–although we do, of course, enjoy articles originating from this website on this service. Some articles illustrate points made in ETPR articles; some are merely for the reader’s edification or education.

ALL such links appearing in End Times Prophecy Headlines, such as those below, should originate at ETPR.

RE: our link disclaimer: there are links, from time-to-time which appear on this site which we neither approve nor endorse. The frequency of these types of links will no doubt grow worse. All effort is made to remove such links when we become aware of them.]

%d bloggers like this: