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Many have stated that it is impossible to know whether or not we are living in the last days
before the second coming of Jesus Christ. However, below you will find dramatic proof that
these are the endtimes. The proofs below defy coincidence.
Euphrates River to Be Dried Up In Revelation 16:12, the Bible predicts that the Euphrates River
will be dried up to prepare the way for the kings of the east to invade Israel. This will happen at the time of the battle of
Armageddon according to verse 16 of the same chapter. The battle of Armageddon will be the final battle at which time Jesus
will return and fight on the side of the nation of Israel. Immediately thereafter He will establish His kingdom and usher in His
one thousand-year reign of peace. On January 13, 1990, the Indianapolis Star carried the headline “Turkey Will Cut Off Flow of
Euphrates for One Month.” The article stated that a huge reservoir had been built by Turkey. While filling up the reservoir, the
flow of the Euphrates would be stopped for one month and a concrete plug for a diversion channel built. These things have now
been done. With this newly built dam, Turkey has the ability to stop the Euphrates River at will. The conditions for fulfilling this
1,900 year-old prophecy are now in place.
China Goes to War In Revelation 9:15-16,
the Bible prophesies that an army of 200 million soldiers will launch a war which would kill “the third part of men.” Never in the
history of the world until our present generation has there been a power on earth that could field 200 million soldiers. However,
the late ruler of China, Mao Tse Tung boasted in his diary that he could field an army of 200 million. The CIA World Factbook
reports that in the year 2001, it is estimated that China has 200,886,946 men of military age, and this number is growing by 10
million per year.
Worldwide Numbering System Predicted In Revelation 13, the Bible prophesies that a
world dictator will soon rule over a world government. He will cause all people in the earth to receive a number without which
they will be unable to buy or sell. We are seeing this prophecy fulfilled before our eyes in a most astonishing way. Nearly every
human being in the world now has been assigned a number. In America it is our Social Security number. In the past few years,
we have seen this number extended to newborns. A child without a Social Security number cannot be declared as a dependent
on an income tax return. We have seen the emergence of electronic money, shopping with credit cards, and many people urging
the abolishment of cash. All of these things could not possibly have been fulfilled until this present time. Only after the invention
of the computer could such a worldwide numbering system be administered.
The Emergence of a New World Order Revelation 13:7 and
Daniel 7:23 prophesy the establishment of a world government. The term “New World Order” has become a prevalent phrase in
the world’s political culture. Mikhail Gorbachev made the term famous, and Pope John Paul II has referred to it repeatedly. In
the September 12, 1990 issue of the Chicago Tribune, our former president George Bush said, “Iraq is the first test for the New
World Order.” He emphatically stated that the Iraq War is Saddam Hussein against the world. The United Nations’ troops are
continually referred to as the multi-national forces. The decision has been made to establish an interdependent community of
nations that will rule the world under United Nations authority. The Bible says that this will lead us into a great world govern-
ment. The formation of this government is at hand.
or Divine Providence?
Is it coincidental that all of these major prophecies pertaining to the last times are being fulfilled simultaneously?
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Where are the two most exciting places on earth to travel during the year 2004?
How about Jerusalem, and Bethlehem where our Lord was born over 2,000 years ago and the Isle of Patmos where the Book of Revelation was written?
Add to that Nazareth, Samaria, Judea, Athens, Corinth, Mars Hill, Ephesus, Rhodes, and a Mediterranean Sea cruise—and you have the trip of a lifetime! I
want to personally invite you to join us for Prophecy Tour 2004. You won’t want to miss it!
We will stand on the Mount of Olives where Jesus will stand when He returns—Visit the Temple Mount itself where the Third Temple will soon be built—
See the cornerstone intended for the rebuilding of the Third Temple—At the Temple Institute we will see the vessels and the garments already prepared for
resumption of temple worship—Visit the Garden Tomb and the Garden of Gethsemane—See
the site of the coming Battle of Armageddon—We will visit Judean settlements where Jesus
prophesied great tribulation will come in the near future (Matthew 24:15-21)—Boat across
the Sea of Galilee where Jesus walked on the water—and much, much more!
We will visit the home of the Corinthian church in Corinth, and visit Mars Hill in Athens
where Paul preached his famous sermon concerning the “Unknown God.”
Mediterranean Sea Cruise:
The first stop will be the beautiful and famous island of Mykonos. Then we sail to the
Island of Rhodes (Acts 21:1). The next day we visit Patmos where John wrote the Book of
Revelation. The last day of the cruise takes us to Ephesus. Ephesus is the most incredible
archaeological site I have ever visited. We will walk on the Roman roads that Paul walked
on 2,000 years ago, and stand in the 23,000-seat theater where the Ephesians shouted
“Great is the goddess Diana” for two hours! The ship will be our floating hotel and restau-
rant for these three beautiful, relaxing and exciting days.
Those who went on our cruise three years ago have
yet to quit talking about it! I’m sure it will be the
same for you.
The cost for the entire UN, Israel, Greece,
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Editor-in-Chief: Irvin Baxter
Assistant Editor: Eddie Sax
Editorial Assistants: Ginger Boerkircher,
Saddam’s Capture Liz Freeman, Ray Zweidinger
Research: Kathy McKinney
Ministry Fulfillment Services:
he king over the army of the this happens, it will allow the United States
Radio Outreach Director: Kara McPeak
5th Trumpet is prophesied to to press onward in its War on Terrorism.
Radio Operations: Jim Stigleman
be a man by the name of “the
destroyer.” The name Will War on Terrorism Donor Relations: Tracey Kidwell
Saddam means destroyer in Lead to WW III? Webmaster: Dan Barkley
the language of Iraq. Is this Noted New York Times columnist Layout/Design: Andy Van Engen
an extreme, unbelievable coincidence or a Thomas Friedman stated that the terrorist RespireCreative.com
divine prophetic fulfillment? attacks of 9/11 started World War III. James
The prophecy also states that this king Woolsey, head of the CIA during the ENDTIME MINISTRIES
called the destroyer would open the bottom- Clinton administration, believes the same
STATEMENT OF FAITH
less pit and that smoke would darken the thing.
WE BELIEVE that the Bible is the inspired Word
sun and the sky. When Saddam was forced Future targets of the War on Terrorism
of God, that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world, and
to withdraw from Kuwait in 1991, he set have already been announced by President
700 of the world’s richest oil wells on fire. Bush. In his State of the Union speech in that He will come again to establish a kingdom that
The sun was not seen in Kuwait for the next 2002, he named Iraq, Iran and North Korea shall never be destroyed (Daniel 2:44). Those who are
three months. At times the air was so dark as the ‘axis of evil.’ born again (John 3:3-5) will have eternal life and rule
that at noontime it looked like midnight. North Korean leader Kim Jung Il believes as kings and priests with Christ forever.
This prophecy of Revelation 9:1-11 that the U.S. has intentions of invading his
appears to speak specifically about Saddam country as it has done to Iraq. To prevent this WHAT IS ENDTIME MAGAZINE?
Hussein. If so, then the capture of Saddam development, Kim has publicly claimed that In 1968, Irvin Baxter discovered the United
could well indicate the end of the 5th North Korea possesses nuclear weapons.
States and other modern nations in the Bible. He
Trumpet era. If it does, then the sounding of This has resulted in fears of a nuclear show-
also found the Berlin Wall in the Bible and that one
the 6th Trumpet will be just ahead. Under down between North Korea and the U.S.
the 6th Trumpet, as described in Revelation President Bush has said that he will not day it was to be torn down, reuniting Germany, and
9:13-16, one-third part of men will be killed. accept a nuclear-armed North Korea. that event would be the catalyst to spark an inter-
If that means one-third of all mankind, as it Compounding this serious situation is the national movement called the “New World Order.”
seems, then a war that will kill two billion fact that North Korea’s number one ally is These things have now come to pass.
human beings looms just ahead. China. Revelation 9:16 tells us that an army Irvin Baxter, a Pentecostal minister, began
of 200 million soldiers will participate in Endtime ministries in 1986 when he wrote
Could Saddam’s Capture Lead to the the 6th Trumpet war. China is the only A Message For The President, a book explaining
6th Trumpet? nation on earth with a population base to
the major prophecies of the Bible which he had
The capture of Saddam will either break field such an army. The CIA World
been teaching since 1968.
the back of the resistance in Iraq or cause it Factbook of 2003 states that China now has
to stiffen. Information captured along with 206 million men of military age. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, prophetic
Saddam has led U.S. forces to many key The United States is probably the only fulfillment accelerated rapidly. The decision was
players in the Iraqi resistance. Many of military force on earth with the necessary made to launch ENDTIME. The purpose of the
those individuals have now been arrested firepower to kill one-third of the human magazine is to explain the prophecies of the Bible
and interrogated. For the first time, the U.S. race. A confrontation between China and and to show that they are now being fulfilled in
has been able to understand how the resist- the U.S. is the most likely scenario for the intricate detail.
ance was being funded and has been able to fulfillment of the 6th Trumpet prophecy. Articles focus on the soon return of Jesus
take steps to stop the financing of these ter- When we understand all the possible
Christ, the truth of the Bible, and the need for
rorist operations. future prophetic developments, we have to
salvation. ENDTIME does not deal with doctrinal
These developments lead us to believe conclude that the capture of Saddam
that Saddam’s capture will probably weak- Hussein appears to have far-reaching controversies, as valid as they may be. This will be
en the resistance to the U.S. occupation. If prophetic significance. e left to other publications.
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&FEEDBACK W H AT ’ S O N YO U R M I N D ?
E N DTI M E WANTS TO KN OW.
Wrong Direction not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her
You appear to be really getting overly involved in trying to plagues.”
stop what we all know is going to happen in the last days. I To understand fully, I urge you to send for our free booklet,
am turned off because you are calling us to activism. We are “Why So Many Churches?” It will explain the above passages
to preach Christ crucified. You are called to teach prophecy, completely.
not lead activism against homosexuality. The Bible tells us
that these things will happen. It will get worse. Ezekiel Fulfilled
We already know that a one-world government is coming, Could Ezekiel's prophecies regarding the valley of the
and they have their own value system. It's called the global bones and the rebuilt temple have been fulfilled when Israel
ethic. We are going to die for what we believe, because what came out of captivity and rebuilt the temple? Thanks and
we believe is against the antichrist system. We cannot stop keep up the good work. – J. Shipley
what is going to come. It is God’s will.
Lighten up. Preach that it's wrong and against God, but REPLY The prophecy of the dry bones refers to the rebirth
please don't try to stop it. – E. Stoll of the nation of Israel that happened in 1948. However, not
all of the prophecy of Ezekiel 37 is complete. The prophecy
REPLY I think I understand what you are trying to say. You concerning a rebuilt temple has not occurred since Israel has
are absolutely correct when you say that some things in some yet to build the temple.
places will not be stopped. But that does not mean that these
things cannot be stopped anywhere. Scripture plainly teaches Temple elsewhere
that the Antichrist will fight at least two wars during the final In Mark 13:14, Jesus says, “But when ye shall see the abom-
three and one-half years after the abomination of desolation ination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand-
(Daniel 11:31-41). ing where it ought not...”. Am I understanding this to be a clue
However, our main goal here at Endtime Ministries is not that lets us know the Third Temple will be rebuilt in a site
political activism. Our main goal is to use prophecy to show where it ought not to have been built? Is it possible that Israel
that the Second Coming of Jesus is very near. I hope that mes- will decide to rebuild it on an alternate site in Jewish territo-
sage is coming through loud and clear! ry? Perhaps the Temple Mount will be traded for peace and
in return an alternate site will be given for a Third Temple;
Taking Pope Out of the Equation perhaps under UN control? What do you think? – P. Morgan
I read that the United Nations uses a white horse as its
symbol on letterhead and other official documents! If this REPLY The phrase “standing where it ought not” refers to
were so, wouldn't this take the Pope out of the equation? If the Antichrist standing in the temple of God claiming to be
you still believe that the Pope will be the false prophet, do you God (II Thessalonians 2:3-4). It is almost certain from the
think it is possible for Catholic Christians to continue in their prophecies that the temple will be built on the Temple Mount
faith and simply recognize the coming false prophet? I am north of the Dome of the Rock. This will leave the Dome of
Catholic, but I have also had years of experience in the protes- the Rock in the ‘outer court.’
tant religions. I know that what is taught to me is straight
from the Bible or I will not follow it or any other religion. I Donation Certificate • Mags on the Rack
personally do not agree with certain things the current Pope We are thinking of giving each of our kids a “certificate” for
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the truth! I will not follow any religion blindly. – Ed cost of one-hour of airtime for the Dallas area, or maybe for
a larger area? Hopefully, this will help them realize that they
REPLY I definitely believe the pope will be the False can make a difference toward world evangelism.
Prophet. The Bible clearly tells Catholics what to do in these Good news... I buy the magazine in bulk, and spread it here
endtimes. Revelation 18:4 says, “And I heard another voice and there like you've suggested. I left the most recent two
from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be issues at my son's orthodontist's office, mingled in with other
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magazines. I was way to spread the gospel!
back in the office I also teach in a Christian
yesterday, and both school and I send home copies
of those issues were of the magazine with the stu-
still right there on the dents whose parents do not
rack in plain sight! I usu- attend church. It is such an
ally assume that after the excellent witnessing tool.
nurses see magazines there I have noticed my students
that they didn't order, they purchasing tapes from the maga-
toss them. So, I was pleasantly surprised to zine, too. They are beginning to get excited
see the two issues not only there, but right about sharing the information with the
up front on the rack! – Patti people they know and love. And they ARE
teaching in their own way simply by loan-
Spiritual warfare after Armageddon ing out the tapes they purchase.
Will there indeed be actual fighting They are also “fighting” over our copy of
between good and evil after the physical your fiction book, China War and the Third
war of Armageddon on earth? Will the Temple. I am going to have to purchase a
archangel Michael lead a war against few extra copies for the church library
Satan's angels? If so, what of God's law, now! I am also going to purchase a copy
thou shalt not kill? Please explain; I'm con- for our public library. Putting all of
fused. – Chris, Arkansas Endtime’s materials, magazines and videos,
in the public library is another excellent
REPLY The war when Michael and the idea.
angels of heaven fight against Satan and his I am 1000% behind your vision of equip-
angels occurs three and one-half years ping the saints to teach and spread the
before the Battle of Armageddon. This is gospel of the Kingdom of God. I have had
what triggers the great tribulation. a burden for Christian education all my
The account of this war is given in life, and I'm so thankful for the Lord lead-
Revelation 12:7-14. When Satan is defeat- ing me to your materials and vision. Thank
ed, he will be banished from heaven and you for providing these materials and for
will be confined to the earth. That’s when fulfilling God's purpose for your life. Please
verse 12 says: “Woe to the inhabiters of the let me know how we can further help you!
earth and of the sea! for the devil is come — Karla Akins, Indiana
down unto you, having great wrath,
because he knoweth that he hath but a Saved in Africa Endtime ministry has
short time.” Satan then persecutes the not only drawn my attention to how fast
woman (Israel) for time, times and half a events are happening, but it has brought to
time (3 1/2 years). This is the time of the me salvation. Your publication is rich, well
great tribulation. informing and edifying to the body of
There will not be spiritual warfare during Christ. — Joseph, Nigeria
the millennium since Satan will be bound dur-
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Christian who, by your ministry, was
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WORLD by Liz Freeman &
REVIEW GLOBAL NEWS SEEN THROUGH
T H E E Y E S O F B I B L E P R O P H E CY.
» ISRAEL&THE MIDDLEEAST 2 specifically prophesies shared sover-
eignty between Jews and Muslims for
“I didn't know this issue worries you
so much,” Mr. Putin was reported as
United Nations votes 90-8 to send the Temple Mount in the endtime. saying to Israeli PM Ariel Sharon while
Israel's fence to Hague in Moscow.
The UN General Assembly voted to Israel & U.S. reach quiet Well, Mr. Sharon, you do have cause
request that the International Court of arrangement on security fence to worry. The Bible states that Russia
Justice, i.e. the World Court of the Israeli authorities have accelerated will lead the one-world army that will
World Government, deliberate on construction on their hotly contested 600- come against Israel at the Battle of
whether Israel is legally obligated to kilometer security fence along and inside Armageddon. Is it any wonder that
halt construction of its security fence. the West Bank. Israeli officials are saying Russia is at the forefront now?
Voting against the motion were Israel, that the project has taken the fast track in
the U.S. and the Marshall Islands. All
EU members abstained. In response,
wake of an understanding with the
United States over the route of the fence
» THE TRUMPETS
Dan Gillerman, Israel's ambassador to as well as the deduction from the $9 bil- North Korea has delivered 400
the UN called it “the fence that Arafat lion in U.S. loan guarantees to Israel. ballistic missiles to Mideast
built... If there were not Arafat, there Sales are up! And part of the econom-
would be no need for a fence.” Settler diplomatic plan offers ic upswing is due to North Korea's sales
Palestinians Israeli citizenship of 400 ballistic missiles to Iran, Iraq,
Geneva Initiative goes to Yet another plan secretly designed by Syria and Yemen. Included in the deliv-
Washington the right wing members of Likud along ery were Scud missiles–most likely
Backers of the “Geneva Initiative” with settlement leaders is being present- Scud B and C, which they have been
took their unauthorized, alternative ed as a solution to the Middle East crisis. exporting to Syria and Yemen since the
Middle East peace plan to Washington The latest plan calls for a bi-national mid-1980s. Scud missiles, in the hands
in December. Leaders from Israel's state led by a Jewish Prime Minister and of the Syrians, can reach the very heart
opposition Labor party, who negotiated an Arab deputy, and offers all willing of the nation of Israel.
their own “Roadmap for Peace” with Palestinians Israeli citizenship. Students of prophecy do well to keep
their Palestinian counterparts, met with The settlements, which are the mod- an eye on North Korea. Her recent
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell. ern equivalent of biblical Judea, will be development of nuclear weapons and
Israel's Trade Minister Ehud Olmert the most dangerous place to be during tensions with the United States could
said that such a meeting would be an the Great Tribulation. Jesus warned possibly bring about the war that will
“error and an incorrect decision by a those who live in this area to flee when kill one-third of mankind. With China
senior official from the American a world community leader claims sover- as her closest friend, the 6th Trumpet
administration… I have my doubts eignty (Matthew 24:15-22, II could be getting ready to sound.
about his judgment over this affair.” Thessalonians 2:3-4).
The Geneva Initiative contains pro- Taiwan plans missile vote
posals for resolving some of the thorni- Implementing the Roadmap Taiwan's president Chen Shui-bian
est problems in the decades-long con- Despite opposition from the U.S., the plans to hold a referendum on March
flict, such as the creation of a UN Security Council has unanimously 20th, to ask that voters demand China
Palestinian state and the status of approved Russia's resolution calling on remove the 496 ballistic missiles it has
Jerusalem. Since the plan calls for the Israel and the Palestinians to implement aimed at the island. Presidential
permanent surrender of sovereignty of the so-called Quartet's “Roadmap” peace spokesman, James Huang, said that
the Temple Mount to the Muslims, it is plan. The resolution endorses the although the missile issue will be on the
unlikely that it will ever be accepted in Roadmap as a “permanent two-state solu- referendum, Chen might call off the
its present form, even if Labor is able to tion to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict”, vote if China redeployed the missiles
recapture the prime minister-ship from calling on both parties to fulfill their obli- and renounced the threat of force
the conservative Likud. Revelation 11:1- gations to bring stability to the area. against Taiwan.
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Chen said that he planned to use a that it will create a federal “superstate”. tion in travel documents as global stan-
new law that gives him the power to Ultimately, it is back to the drawing dard. Such technology is being touted as
hold a “defensive referendum” when board for the EU constitution. making travel safer and more secure.
the island's sovereignty faces an immi- What will it take to bring the beast to
nent threat. Beijing restated that China its feet? The Bible prophesies a one- 66 hours in hell
would safeguard its sovereignty over world government, which will be led by Canadian farmer, Bruce Osiowy, is
Taiwan at any cost. a great dictator–the Antichrist. Will the pushing the need for global positioning
State Department spokesman EU be the seat of power for that leader? systems for farmers. Osiowy was
Richard Boucher, responded to Chen’s We will continue to keep a close eye on trapped for 66 hours when his thumb
plan by saying that the U.S. would the nations that make up the endtime and finger became stuck in a piece of
oppose any such referendum if it revival of the Holy Roman Empire, as farm machinery. He extricated himself
touched on the topic of independence prophesied in Daniel Chapter 2. from his rural prison with a dull pock-
for Taiwan. Several polls show that a etknife. If only he had a GPS monitor-
large number of Taiwanese don't want
to unify with Beijing. However, they
» MARKOFTHEBEAST ing his whereabouts, all of this could
have been avoided! Mr. Osiowy, help is
oppose seeking formal independence Pay by chip! on the way. Soon they'll be tracking
because they fear it could start a war. Applied Digital Solutions, Inc. everything, everywhere.
The Bible tells us that there is a war announced at ID World 2003 in Paris,
coming that will kill one-third of
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defend Taiwan. Will this conflict be the secure, subdermal (placed beneath the Bush signs partial-birth
trigger for that war? skin) RFID payment technology for abortion ban
cash and credit transactions. President George Bush has signed a
» ONEWORLD GOVERNMENT The RFID chip appears more and
more to be the technology that will be
partial-birth abortion ban into law after
years of legal struggles and two presi-
NATO Commander sees used by the Antichrist to control the dential vetoes. The law forbids the pro-
proactive missions masses via economics. Without the cedure generally performed in the sec-
U.S. Marine Corps General James L. Mark of the Beast, you will not be able ond or third trimester in which the
Jones supports the policy of letting to buy or sell. The prophecy is nearly unborn child is partially delivered then
NATO launch pre-emptive 'missions' 2,000 years old, and the technology is killed by having its skull punctured.
in troubled regions to prevent them available today. What will be the cause Bush stated that the right to life “cannot
from becoming breeding grounds for to implicate its use on a massive scale? be granted or denied by government
terrorism. He stated, “I think the fami- because it does not come from govern-
ly of nations have decided to be more Her Majesty’s ID cards ment. It comes from the Creator of life.”
proactive and go where the threat is.” If you can't get in the front door, go
NATO, fast becoming known as the through the back. A new compulsory No 'homophobic' teaching
military arm of the World Community, is identity card, introduced by British A Colorado mother has been ordered
turning its attention to the Middle East. Home Secretary David Blunkett, could by a Denver County Circuit judge to
This is significant, since the Bible tells us be on its way to the UK by 2007. When “make sure that there is nothing in the
that a world army will come against people renew their passports, they religious upbringing or teaching that
Israel at the Battle of Armageddon. could be issued an ID card using bio- (her) minor child is exposed to that can
metric identifiers, such as iris prints, be considered homophobic”. This after
EU Constitution battles fingerprints or facial recognition. The the mother came to Christianity and
The beast takes two steps forward same is being considered for drivers’ terminated her lesbian relationship.
and one step back. The new constitu- licenses. Opposition from ministers had This court decision is not only a sign of
tion for the European Union has taken blocked the front door entrance of a the times, but a poignant example of the
some severe blows over the last few national ID card. Blunkett is, yet again, state taking control of children from the
weeks. The latest comes from Britain, taking yet another back door approach. parents and placing control with the
which has threatened to veto proposals A speech given by Queen Elizabeth state. Further, it is another example of the
for the constitution rather than giving included plans to introduce national state refusing the constitutional right of
up national sovereignty powers over biometric identity cards marking a 50 each American to 'worship God accord-
defense, foreign policy and taxation. million card testing ground for biomet- ing to the dictates of his own conscience'.
In addition, a continued deadlock ric security technology.
with Spain is based on the new system In a parallel move, U.S. Homeland Bush cheers 'gay' church after
of voting. Spain favors the voting sys- Security Secretary Tom Ridge is calling 'Marriage Week'
tem previously proposed in the Nice for the United States and the European Only days after endorsing “Marriage
Treaty, giving Spain nearly equal power Union to lead the world in setting interna- Protection Week” and seeking legisla-
with Germany. The U.S. has concerns tional standards for biometrics, using fin- tion to ban gay marriages, President
over the EU constitution as well fearing gerprints, retinal scans and facial recogni- Bush signed a congratulatory letter to
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the founding congregation of the I believe we worship the same God.” European anti-Semitism
Metropolitan Community Churches in The Bible foretells of a time when all According to a report obtained by the
Los Angeles, a denomination started by world religions will be under the con- Jerusalem Post, the rise of anti-Semitism
homosexual activists that, according to trol of the false prophet. The current in Europe is linked to the escalation of
WorldNetDaily, performs more than trend towards Interfaithism seems to be the Middle East conflict. The 112-page
6,000 same-sex weddings each year. leading the world down the 'garden report was commissioned by the EU
Massachusetts' highest court has path' that will lead to the reign of the and leaked to the media by CRIF, the
legitimized the practice ruling that the Antichrist. umbrella body of French Jewry, and by
state constitution guarantees gay cou- the European Jewish Congress.
ples the right to marry. Evangelist's 'tone incited hatred
of Muslims' Sudan grasshopper swarm
» INTERFAITHISM Canada is once again enforcing her
control against free speech. A Toronto
A swarm of grasshoppers invaded a
EU ministers and religious leaders television station cancelled San town in central Sudan, killing eleven
in Rome for interfaith meeting Antonio-based pastor John Hagee's and sending thousands to the hospital
Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders series about Islam in America after the with breathing difficulties. “The appear-
and EU interior ministers met on first program due to complaints by ance of the epidemic is linked to the
October 30 to discuss how inter-reli- Muslims. His tone and body language, unprecedented increase in the
gious talks can be used to fight terror- not his words, were named as incite- grasshopper insects,” health authorities
ism and promote peace. Italy's interior ment to hatred. are quoted as saying.
minister, Giuseppe Pisanu, stated that Our neighbor to the north has proven
“dialogue among moderate people [is]
the most effective instrument to avert
herself to be a strict enforcer of the
Genocide Law, which states that speak-
» AND FINALLY...
fundamentalism and build peace.” ing against a minority group is a form of The UN has proposed that it take
Abdolwahhab Pallavicini, an Italian genocide. How long will it be before control of the internet...
Islamic theologian, commented, “We Canadian Christians are brought up on To celebrate the Taiwanese govern-
need to spell out the origins in Abraham” such charges for preaching God's Word? ment's plans to legalize same-sex
that the three faiths share. But we ask... marriage, nearly 500 people in fancy
Should this common thread bind the
three largest religious groups in the
» FURTHERMORE dress took to the streets waving rain-
bow-colored flags, with mayoral
world into a unified whole? This drive Jerusalem scholars discover promises that they would not suffer
towards Interfaithism sets aside Christ's Gospel text on ancient shrine harassment...
sacrifice at Calvary, and leads us ever An ancient burial monument, dating Taiwan arrested a military intelli-
closer to a world that will be manipulat- from the time of Jesus, has yielded the gence officer and his retired colleague
ed and controlled by the Antichrist and name 'Simon' carved in Greek letters. on charges of spying for China...
his false prophet. The 4th century inscriptions refer to A U.S.-funded Israeli company head-
Simon the Just, a devout Jew who the quartered in Miami revealed the
Putin to visit Vatican seeking Bible says cradled the infant Jesus and “Corner Shot”, an apparatus contain-
reconciliation recognized Him as the Messiah. Also ing a small, high-resolution camera
In a bid to heal a breach between the uncovered were six previously invisible gun attachment that allows the oper-
Vatican and the Russian Orthodox lines of inscription - a verse from the ator to stick the pistol around a cor-
Church, Russian President Vladimir Codex Sinaiticus version of the Gospel ner without exposing himself, aim
Putin has stated that he would meet of Luke, 2:25. and fire. e
with Pope John Paul II at the Vatican.
Putin said, “...we have to contribute to
the unification of Christianity despite
the nuances which separate the various
churches and confessions.”
Bush: “We worship the same God”
When asked at the Hold Joint Press
Conference in London if he believed
that Christians and Muslims wor-
shipped 'the same Almighty' George
Bush responded, “I do say that freedom
is the Almighty's gift to every person. I
also condition it by saying freedom is
not America's gift to the world. It's
much greater than that, of course. And
10 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004
What a year!
Anyone who says that “All
things remain the same as when our fathers fell
asleep” must not have read one newspaper in
2003. Events relating directly to the prophecies of
the Bible appeared in the news on almost a daily
basis. BY IRVIN BAXTER
ISRAEL states that a rebuilt temple on the UN Secretary General —
Final seven years Temple Mount will be under Jewish Mayor of Jerusalem?
The Bible prophesies that the world control while the outer court of the tem- To the shock of nearly everyone, for-
community will confirm a covenant ple area will be under Gentile control. mer Israeli Prime Minister Shimon
concerning the status of the Holy Land, The re-opening of the Temple Mount Peres offered a proposal in July of 2003
the status of Jerusalem and control of to non-Muslims on August 20, 2003 was that Jerusalem be made the capital of
the Temple Mount. This confirmation a preliminary step toward the eventual the world and that the Secretary
will mark the beginning of the final sharing arrangement that the Bible General of the UN be made mayor of
seven years to Armageddon. foretells. the international city. He further pro-
For most of 2002, the world commu- posed that an Arab deputy mayor and a
nity worked on a peace plan for the Russia’s role in the Jewish deputy mayor should serve
Middle East. On April 30, 2003, the Middle East under him.
United States, the European Union, Ezekiel 38 prophesies that the chief The prophecy of II Thessalonians
Russia and the United Nations present- prince of Meshech will lead the inva- 2:3-4 tells us that the endtime global
ed the Roadmap for Peace to Israelis sion of Israel at the Battle of leader called the Antichrist will stand
and Palestinians. The Roadmap deals Armageddon. In Webster’s Third on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem
with the status of the Holy Land, the International Dictionary, Meshech is claiming to be God—claiming divinity.
status of Jerusalem and control of the defined as the root word for Moscow. If the international leader of the world
Temple Mount. Russia has suddenly started taking a becomes mayor of Jerusalem, it is easy
Was the presentation of the Roadmap leading role in the Middle East peace to see how he might stand in the Holy
for Peace the confirmation of the process. The most significant develop- City claiming to be sovereign there.
covenant spoken of in Daniel 9:27? We ment is that Russia insisted on present-
don’t know for sure yet. However, if a ing the Roadmap for Peace to the UN Is Sharon’s wall
temple construction is begun in Israel Security Council in the form of a reso- Nehemiah’s wall?
within the next year or two, then the lution. Security Council resolutions are At the beginning of the Second Tem-
final seven years probably did begin on enforceable by economic sanctions and ple era in the 6th century BC, Nehemi-
April 30, 2003. military action. ah built a security wall so that the ene-
The unanimous approval of the mies of Israel could not attack, rob and
Holy places shared Roadmap by the Security Council on kill the inhabitants of Jerusalem. Ene-
The Roadmap document specifically November 19, 2003, was the first shot mies of the Jewish people, Sanballat and
calls for the sharing of the holy places out of the gun that will ultimately lead Tobiah—both Arabs, bitterly opposed
by Muslims and Jews. Revelation 11:1-2 to Armageddon. the building of the security wall. They
EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004 11
U.S. citizens from the courts’
authority. This waiver has to be
requested and renewed yearly
by the United States.
Herein lies the fatal flaw. As
soon as a U.S. president is elect-
ed who favors world govern-
ment, the renewal of the waiver
will not be requested, and the
sovereignty of the U.S. will be
World government advocates
contend that no nation should
undertake military action with-
out the approval of the world
community. They soon hope to
make unilateral military action a
crime of aggression prosecutable
before the new world court.
Presenting the Roadmap for Peace. From left to right, Russian envoy to the Middle East Andre Vedovin, the EU's Mideast Consequently, the cry against
envoy Miguel Angel Moratinos, the UN envoy to the Middle East Terje Roed-Larsen, Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud the U.S. invasion of Iraq has
Abbas, and Palestinian Minister for Cabinet Affairs Yasser Abed Rabbo. The Roadmap is a U.S.-led document adopted by the been extraordinarily shrill. Most
“Quartet”—the U.S., EU, UN, and Russia. AP PHOTO / STRINGER of the Democratic candidates for
president have jumped on the
globalist bandwagon, denounc-
knew that once it was built Israel would of Jesus Christ. ing Bush’s unilateral action and advo-
be able to live in safety. The year 2003 saw the enthronement cating a return to operating within the
Today, Israel is again—at the begin- of the first global court, the world community.
ning of the Third Temple era—building International Criminal Court (ICC). The intensity of the outcry against a
a security wall to protect its people There is absolutely no reason for the sovereign nation acting without the
from enemy suicide bombers. And existence of a world court unless you endorsement of the world community
again, the enemies are Arabs. The have a global government whose laws is a graphic illustration of just how far
United Nations General Assembly the world court must uphold. The down the road of world government we
voted 144-4 to condemn the building of empowerment of the International have already traveled.
the security fence. Criminal Court is the most blatant evi-
What an interesting repeat of history! dence yet that a system of world gov-
ernment is being enacted and is very far
REVIVAL OF HOLY
ONE WORLD advanced. ROMAN EMPIRE
The United States fully understands Two major prophecies of the Bible
GOVERNMENT the implications of this new court. We specifically portray a re-establishment
A world court for the world know that submitting to its authority of the Holy Roman Empire under the
government spells the end of the sovereignty of the reign of the Antichrist and the False
The Bible declares that a world gov- United States of America. Prophet. This revival of the Holy
ernment will be established on earth Consequently, President George Bush Roman Empire moved into high gear
immediately before the Second Coming has been signing bilateral agreements during 2003.
with the nations of the world in which
they promise not to extradite American A European constitution
citizens to the world court if a request In June of 2003, a constitutional con-
WHAT DOES IT COST TO from the world body is received. vention was held in Europe to finalize
President Bush also threatened to the first draft of a European constitu-
TEACH ALL NATIONS? veto the funding of major UN opera- tion. Work on the constitution had been
Endtime Ministries tions unless the United States was ongoing for 16 months. Former French
Needs Your Support exempted from the authority of the president Valery Giscard d'Estaing was
Endtime relies on the financial support world court. As a result of this extreme the convention's president. One article
of our listeners and readers. Be a Ministry U.S. pressure, the United Nations final- in the draft constitution states, “Every
Partner. Call us at 1-800-Endtime. ly agreed to grant a one-year waiver to [citizen] of a member state shall be a cit-
12 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004
izen of the union.” Roman Empire is being re-born! the New York Times, stated that the terror-
The European Union will grow from ist attacks of 9/11 marked the beginning
15 to 25 member nations in 2004. Charlemagne of World War III. James Woolsey, director
When the union expands, a mega- If any doubt remains that we are wit- of the CIA during the Clinton administra-
Europe of 450 million citizens will be nessing the prophesied revival of the tion, holds the same belief.
created, larger than any population Holy Roman Empire, consider the con- In response to the 9/11 attacks, Presi-
mass except for China and India, and tinual homage being paid to the first dent Bush declared a War on Terrorism.
will have an economy of more than $9 emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, At the time, he stated that it would be a
trillion, close to that of the United Charlemagne. The first coin of the long war, perhaps lasting as long as ten
States. The proposed constitution states European Union was produced in 1987. years. We are currently at the two-year
that European Union law will have pri- It was called the ECU. Whose image mark. Is it possible that we will find
macy over that of member states. The was placed on the first coin? ourselves engulfed in World War III
European constitution is expected to be Charlemagne. before the War on Terrorism is over?
adopted in 2004, but may be delayed. The Economist magazine is reputed to The Bible prophesies World War III in
be the world’s most influential periodi- Revelation 9:13-16. In the war described,
A European president cal. It is called the magazine of kings one-third of mankind will be killed. Will
The proposed European constitution and presidents and is owned by Lord this be fulfilled before Bush’s War on
calls for the election of a European presi- Rothschild of London. Each week’s edi- Terrorism is over? Time will tell.
dent. If approved, the election of a presi- tion of the Economist features one page
dent could take place as early as late 2004. devoted to news items affecting the Man of the Year —
unity of Europe. Its name?…the Jerusalem Post
A European military Charlemagne page. The Jewish year ended in September.
In November, Britain, France and Yes. The leaders of Europe understand That’s when the Jerusalem Post
Germany agreed to plans to give the perfectly that they are presently partici- announced their 2003 pick for Man of
European Union its own facility for mil- pating in the revival of the Holy Roman the Year. All but those ‘in the know’
itary planning independent of NATO. Empire. They probably do not realize were surprised by the choice—Mr. Paul
“We have defined the basis for a propos- that everything they are doing was Wolfowitz.
al with our British and German friends prophesied in scripture 2,000 years ago. Why Wolfowitz? Why not President
and we will submit it to the conference,” Bush? Ariel Sharon? Donald Rumsfeld?
French Foreign Minister Dominique de Israel knows that the face of the Mid-
Villepin told a news conference as the WAR ON TERRORISM dle East has been altered forever by the
EU held talks on its first constitution. World War III began on 9/11 U.S. invasion of Iraq. And she knows
“This is a key issue. We can't have a Thomas Friedman, noted columnist for that one man was the driving force
Europe without defense,” de Villepin
separately told France-Info radio.
As de Villepin said, a United States of
Europe cannot realize its powerful
potential without an independent mili- DESIGNER QUALITY
tary. When Britain, France and
Germany announced the formation of
their military alliance independent of
NATO, U.S. Secretary of Defense
Donald Rumsfeld reluctantly accepted
the decision that he had previously
strongly opposed. He accepted because
he had no choice.
Pope—Recognize historic AT
role of the church
As Europe worked on its new consti-
S I L K F I C U S T R E E S , S I L K PA L M T R E E S ,
tution throughout 2003, Pope John Paul
II missed no opportunity to remind F L O O R P L A N T S , & C O N TA I N E R S
European leaders of the historic role of
the church in Europe. The pope was
specifically referring to the church’s role
in the ‘Holy’ Roman Empire. The pope
repeatedly insisted that this historic role
be specifically mentioned in the pro- C H E C K O U T O U R D E A L S & S H O P AT
posed European constitution. Pope John
Paul II is fully aware that the Holy www.SeasonalImpact.com
EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004 13
of mass destruction did not deter
the U.S. invasion, North Korea
adopted another approach.
Leader Kim Jong II claimed to
have several nuclear weapons
and the ballistic missiles to deliv-
er them to U.S. targets.
President Bush responded by
warning that North Korea must
divest itself of all nuclear capabili-
ty or else. North Korea has refused
to back down, and Bush presently
has his hands full in Iraq.
Further action on the Korean
front will probably have to wait
until after the U.S. elections in
2004. However, George W. Bush
is not known as one to back
down once his mind is made up.
So far Bush appears to be stick-
ing to Wolfowitz’s plan. And
don’t forget—President Bush
said this War on Terrorism
would be a long war, perhaps
Argentinian lawyer Louis Moreno Ocampo is sworn in on June 16, 2003, as the first chief prosecutor for the lasting for ten years.
International Criminal Court in The Hague. The 50-year-old human rights lawyer is responsible for prosecuting those accused
of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes committed worldwide. EPA PHOTO / ANP / ED OUDENAARDEN Japan to remilitarize
After World War II, Japan
adopted a peace constitution. It
behind that invasion—Paul Wolfowitz. When George W. Bush was elected forbids them from maintaining a mili-
Wolfowitz wrote a paper in 1992 president, Donald Rumsfeld became tary capable of offensive actions. When
entitled “Defense Planning Guidance.” the U.S. Secretary of Defense and Paul North Korea fired a missile over the
In it he advocated the invasion of Iraq by Wolfowitz was made the Deputy island nation back in the year 1998,
the U.S. Secretary of Defense. Insiders say that Japan realized she was vulnerable to
In 1997, Wolfowitz penned another Wolfowitz conceived the foreign poli- attack from the Stalinist state. Senti-
document, “Rebuilding America’s cies that were adopted by the Bush ment began to build for the rapid
Defenses.” In it he wrote, “Indeed the administration after 9/11. Apparently, strengthening of their military. North
United States has for decades sought to Israel agrees with that assessment. Korea presently has 100 missiles aimed
play a more permanent role in Gulf It was Saddam Hussein who at Japan against which there is no
regional security. While the unresolved launched missile after missile into defense.
conflict with Iraq provides the immedi- Israel in 1991. It was Saddam Hussein Japan’s Prime Minister Junichiro
ate justification, the need for a substan- who openly dreamed of repeating the Koizumi contends that the time has
tial American force presence in the Gulf feats of his idol Nebuchadnezzar who come to revise the constitution so that
transcends the issue of the regime of drove Israel into exile in 586 BC. And it Japan can participate in actions of the
Saddam Hussein.” was Paul Wolfowitz who gave birth to world community and take her rightful
the policy that brought about the fall of place among the nations.
Israel’s most intractable enemy. Actually, the remilitarization of Japan
Paul Wolfowitz—Israel’s Man of the has already begun. She already is
Year. spending more on defense than Great
Britain. This shift on the part of Japan is
North Korea making some countries nervous who
Iraq wasn’t the only country marked still remember the horrors of World
for regime change in the strategy papers War II.
of Paul Wolfowitz. North Korea was Are Thomas Friedman and James
specifically mentioned as a threat to the Woolsey right? Is the War on Terrorism
envisioned democratic new world order. actually World War III? If it is, then
The Bible prophesies world government... Knowing this, North Korea watched events will lurch out of control in the
...the UN is that world government. America’s invasion of Iraq with consider- not-too-distant future and the apocalyp-
able trepidation. Seeing that Saddam tic war of Revelation 9:13-16 will be
» For more infoincheckcenter ofTEACHING MATERIALS
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PARTS & II
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fulfilled, is not Biblical. Unfortunately, most Christians, grassroots consumer resistance to supermarket loyalty cards
grassroots consumer resistance to supermarket loyalty cards
including most ministers, don’t know how to refute its claims.
including most ministers, don’t know how to refute its claims. and RFID chip implantation. In these two new exciting
and RFID chip implantation. In these two new exciting
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that the state cannot deny gays
and lesbians the right to marry
and ordered the state’s lawmak-
ers to devise changes in the law
within six months.
Massachusetts Gov. Mitt
Romney issued a written state-
ment saying he believes mar-
riage should be between a man
and a woman and he would sup-
port an amendment to the
state's constitution “to make that
Gay marriage promises to be a
central issue in the presidential
elections of 2004, as it well
should be. President Bush has
sent mixed signals concerning
his stance on gay issues.
However, he did state that he
Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to a large group outside of the state judicial building in Montgomery, Alabama favors whatever legislation is
on August 25, 2003. Moore was relieved of his duties over his refusal to remove a monument of the Ten Commandments necessary to preserve marriage
from the rotunda of Alabama's Supreme Court. EPA PHOTO / EPA JAMIE MARTIN as an institution reserved for
one man and one woman.
August 5, 2003, chose to be the spiritu- Is speaking against
2003 - BANNER YEAR al leader over the entire state of New
Hampshire. What spiritual blindness!
homosexuality a hate crime?
In February of 2003, a Canadian
FOR HOMOSEXUALS What apostasy! provincial court upheld a 2001 ruling
As in the days of Sodom How can a church call itself Christian that fined a man for submitting a news-
Gay activists are trumpeting 2003 as while blatantly contradicting the teach- paper ad that included reference to four
the year of their greatest advances and ings of the Bible? Episcopalians have not Bible verses that address homosexuality.
breakthroughs in their drive for accept- only condoned sodomy; they have Under Saskatchewan's Human Rights
ance into societal mainstream. It all enthroned it by openly installing it in Code, Hugh Owens of Regina,
began in June when the U.S. Supreme the highest levels of spiritual leadership! Saskatchewan, was found guilty along
Court overturned Texas’ anti-sodomy As the Bible says, it is an abomination! with the newspaper, the Saskatoon
law. This effectively decriminalized gay StarPhoenix, of inciting hatred and was
sex in the last 13 states where such laws Same-sex marriage forced to pay damages of 1,500 Canadi-
were still on the books. in America an dollars to each of the three homosex-
Given all of the above, the gay lobby ual men who filed the complaint.
Episcopalian Church was still not satisfied. They demanded A bill has now been introduced to
consecrates gay bishop nothing short of legal recognition of the Canada’s parliament that would add
Leviticus 20:13 states: “If a man also lie right to marry, with all of the benefits of “sexual orientation” as a protected cate-
with mankind, as he lieth with a woman, heterosexual unions. Most Americans gory in Canada’s genocide and hate
both of them have committed an abomi- simply could not believe that gay mar- crimes legislation. If this is passed,
nation: they shall surely be put to death; riage would ever become the law of the actions as described above will become
their blood shall be upon them.” land in America—One Nation Under crimes and would be punishable by
In the New Testament, God address- God. But we all had another thought prison terms. In other words, no more
es the subject of homosexuality in coming! preaching against homosexuality! And
Romans 1:26-27: “For this cause God On October 7, 2003, the voters of no more freedom of speech!
gave them up unto vile affections: for California recalled Governor Gray
even their women did change the natu-
ral use into that which is against nature:
Davis because of the incompetence of
his administration. However, Davis still
And likewise also the men, leaving the had the power to sign bills into law until CHRISTIAN VALUES
natural use of the woman, burned in the recall election results became offi- Goodbye Ten Commandments
their lust one toward another; men with cial. On October 12th, he signed a bill The relentless campaign to banish
men working that which is unseemly, requiring businesses with large state God from public life continued unabat-
and receiving in themselves that recom- contracts to offer domestic partners the ed in 2003. City after city capitulated
pence of their error which was meet.” same benefits that spouses enjoy. before threats of lawsuits by the ACLU.
The above scriptures describe the Then on November 18th, the But there was one man who didn’t
man that the Episcopalian Church, on Supreme Court of Massachusetts ruled run and hide. Judge Roy Moore, Chief
18 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004
Justice of Alabama’s Supreme
Court, refused to remove the
Ten Commandments monu-
ment from the state courthouse.
On November 13th, Alabama’s
nine-member Court of the Judi-
ciary voted unanimously to oust
Moore for refusing to obey a
federal judge’s order to remove
the Ten Commandments monu-
Judge Moore, in essence, said,
should I obey man rather than
God? Moore has filed an appeal
challenging his removal as
Alabama’s chief justice.
Pledge of Allegiance
From VeriPay manufacturer Applied Digital Solutions: VeriChip is a subdermal, radio frequency identification (RFID)
Ruling on a lawsuit brought
device that can be used in a variety of security, financial, emergency identification and other applications. About the size of a
by Sacramento atheist Michael
grain of rice, each VeriChip product [Ed. Note: such as VeriPay] contains a unique verification number that is captured by
Newdow, the 9th U.S. Circuit
briefly passing a proprietary scanner over the VeriChip. The standard location of the microchip is in the triceps area between
Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that
the elbow and the shoulder of the right arm. The brief outpatient "chipping" procedure lasts just a few minutes and involves
Newdow's daughter should not
only local anesthetic followed by quick, painless insertion of the VeriChip. Once inserted just under the skin, the VeriChip is
be subjected to the words
inconspicuous to the naked eye. PHOTO COURTESY OF APPLIED DIGITAL SOLUTIONS / GREG WHITESELL
“under God” at her public
school. The court said the
phrase was an endorsement of God, technology attached to clothing will fol- other countries. In Great Britain, it is
and the Constitution forbids public low customers out of the store and be estimated that 2.5 million cameras are
schools or other governmental entities used to track people through the items now keeping watch over the country’s
from endorsing religion. they purchase. streets and highways.
This emerging technology definitely Talk about “Big Brother is watch-
has the potential for tracking every- ing you!”
MARK OF THE thing, everywhere.
BEAST - 666 A chip in the hand
Tracking everything, Combat Zones That See We knew it was coming even though
everywhere The fears of terrorism, ignited by the they denied, denied, denied. Applied
This year, Wal-Mart announced that attacks of 9/11, continue to feed the Digital Solutions of Palm Beach,
it would begin using radio-frequency drive toward a totally secured society. Florida, had steadfastly denied that
identification (RFID) chips for invento- Total security can only be achieved they had any intentions of marketing a
ry control. The ultimate vision for with total control. chip under the skin for use in financial
RFID use is that a small chip, as small Everything is set for a new Pentagon transactions. They insisted that their
as a speck of dust, would be placed in program to become perhaps the federal controversial chip implants were only
every product manufactured on earth. government's widest reaching, most for anti-kidnapping use and for secure
This would virtually give every single invasive mechanism yet for keeping us storage of medical records.
item on earth its own DNA. all under watch. The program is called However, on November 21, 2003, at
These chips have their own built-in Combat Zones That See, or CTS. The the Global Security Conference in Paris,
antennae. Consequently, a computer plan calls for a system of cameras and France, Applied Digital Solutions
can read them when they pass within software that will place an entire city unveiled “the Company's newest sub-
range. The potential result is that a under surveillance. dermal RFID solution called
radio identification reader could know, The architects of CTS at the Pentagon VeriPayTM.” VeriPay is intended to be a
when you walk in the door, the make of say it will help protect our troops in secure, subdermal RFID (radio frequen-
every item of your clothing, where it cities like Baghdad, where fleeting cy identification) payment technology
was purchased and how it was paid for. attackers have been picking off for cash and credit transactions.
The Massachusetts Institute of American fighters in ones and twos. Many prophecy students believe that
Technology, the leading research organ- But some defense experts believe the a chip under the skin could be the
ization on RFID, says that the new tech- surveillance effort has a second, more method used to implement the mark of
nology has “enormous implications.” sinister, purpose: to keep entire cities the beast. If that proves to be true, then
And that is what worries some privacy under an omnipresent, unblinking eye. the technology for it was officially
advocates who fear the Big Brother This is already being implemented in introduced in 2003. e
EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004 19
WHAT TO EXPECT
There are five major prophecies that will
probably see at least partial fulfillment during the
year 2004. They are: the Revival of the Holy Roman
Empire; the confirming of some kind of agreement
concerning the Holy Land by the world community;
a war that will kill one-third part of men; the estab-
lishment of a world government; and the creation
of an economic system that will require some kind
of number or mark in order to buy or sell.
BY IRVIN BAXTER
BY IRVIN BAXTER
» Holy Roman Empire
The transition of the
European Union to a United States of
Europe, which we are now witnessing,
is the prophesied revival of the Holy
accepted the Roadmap for Peace, an
international agreement concerning the
Middle East. We still can’t say for cer-
tain whether or not this is the prophe-
sied confirmation of the covenant that
marks the beginning of the final seven
The world’s worst war
Revelation 9:13-16 foretells a war that
will “slay the third part of men.” This
war has to occur before the final three
and one-half years that Jesus called the
“great tribulation.” Once the final seven
Roman Empire (Daniel chapter 2). This years to Armageddon. years begin, this war that kills one-third
coming year will be one of the most If the final seven years have not yet of mankind must happen within the
important years ever in the emergence begun, the possibility of them begin- next three and one-half years.
of this new Europe. ning in 2004 is quite high. We say this Since evidence abounds that we are
The EU will expand in 2004 from 15 because events are on the move in the very close to the beginning of the final
to 25 nations, giving united Europe a Middle East. Ariel Sharon is determined seven years, it follows that we have to
population of 450 million. This expan- to change the status quo either by be approaching this war that will kill
sion will bring Europe’s economic progress through the Roadmap for over two billion human beings. So what
might to roughly equal that of the Peace or by unilateral disengagement. then are the potential world situations
United States. Europe is also slated to Sharon believes he is the only Israeli that could ignite such a horrific war?
elect a president this year and hopes to politician who can bring peace to Israel. The greatest immediate threat that
adopt a constitution. He has said this many times. At the age could provoke a war of this magnitude is
The prophecies about the endtime of 74, he doesn’t have much longer to tension between China and Taiwan.
Holy Roman Empire clearly teach that achieve what he considers to be his des- China has threatened repeatedly to use
the pope will play a very important role tiny. In a recent speech, he said that force to unite the island of Taiwan with
in the revived Europe. Pope John Paul II Israel would take unilateral action to sep- the Mainland. President Bush was asked
has been ill for a long time. Many arate from the Palestinians if they do not what the United States would do if
Vatican watchers believe that John make real progress in implementing the China launched an invasion against
Paul’s health cannot hold out for anoth- Roadmap within the next six months. Taiwan. He replied that the U.S. would
er year. If a new pope should come on All of the issues that have to be set- do “whatever it takes” to defend the
the scene this year, it is highly probable tled in order to obtain peace are the island against invasion. Thus the sce-
that he will be the personage that the issues that are dealt with in the prophe- nario was established that could create a
Bible calls the False Prophet. cy concerning the final seven years. It clash between China and the United
certainly appears that the fulfillment of States.
International agreement on these prophecies affecting the status of The March 2004 presidential elec-
the Middle East the Holy Land, of Jerusalem and the tions in Taiwan are stoking the fires of
Palestinians and Israelis have already Temple Mount, is imminent. tension between China and Taiwan.
20 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004
China presently has 496 missiles
aimed at Taiwan from only 135
miles away. Taiwanese President
Chen Shui-bian wants to include
a referendum on the ballot,
which would call for China to
remove these threatening mis-
siles and to cease her threats of
invasion against Taiwan. China
has no intentions of removing
the missiles and considers such a
referendum tantamount to a
declaration of independence.
The time between now and the
March elections promises to be a
period of escalating tensions.
Other conflicts such as Iran
and North Korea are likely to be
put off until after the U.S. elec-
tions in November of 2004.
However, even this is not cer-
tain. Both of these nuclear
threats have to be dealt with. North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, left, talks with his military generals in this undated photo provided by Korea News
The only question is when. Service on October 21, 2003. AP PHOTO / KOREA NEWS SERVICE
government of containing terrorism. Nations of the citizens, will take its first cases this year.
The Bible prophesies that a world world are attempting to adopt standards With the escalating fear of terrorism, we
government will be established on earth for passports that will include biometric can be assured that the drive toward
just before the Second Coming of Jesus. identifiers. accepting some kind of global ID will
The world has been moving steadily However, none of the methods exper- continue and most likely accelerate.
into one-world government since the imented with so far have really proven
creation of the United Nations in 1945. to be satisfactory. ID cards and pass- The possibilities
This trend will continue and probably ports can be forged or stolen. It is felt If it is proven that the confirmation of
accelerate in 2004. that a more secure method is needed. the covenant has not happened yet, it is
We already know that the On November 21, 2003, Applied quite possible that the confirmation
International Criminal Court plans to Digital Solutions of Palm Beach, could take place in 2004.
try its first case in 2004. We also know Florida, introduced a small computer World War III, which will kill one-
that on February 23rd, the World Court chip that can be injected just under the third of mankind, will occur sometime
will begin to hear arguments on the skin. By scanning the chip, a person can between now and the beginning of the
legality of Israel’s security fence. establish foolproof ID, pay for goods great tribulation. There are certainly
When world courts have the power to and services and perform most other prevailing conditions that could trigger
rule on the legality of actions by nations functions presently conducted with the 6th Trumpet war during this year.
and their leaders, we are in world gov- checks, credit cards and debit cards. Since endtime prophecies are converg-
ernment, no matter how we may twist Expect to see this technology start ing so rapidly, the ascendance of the
or turn it. gaining acceptance in 2004. Many peo- False Prophet to power cannot be far
ple believe the implantation of chips away. If a new pope is elected during this
Mark of the beast under the skin could be the method year, the odds are extremely high that it
The continued threat of terror attacks used to implement the prophesied mark will be the False Prophet himself.
is creating the belief that some kind of of the beast. There’s no doubt about it... 2004
a secure system of global identification promises to be a prophetic year! e
has become imperative. Many nations
already have mandatory ID cards. In CONCLUSION I must work the
the U.S. a social security number is works of him that
now being required in order to obtain a Almost certain for 2004 sent me, while it
drivers license. The drivers license has As we move into 2004, great advances
become a virtual National ID. for United Europe and the Holy Roman
is day: the night
Fingerprinting and eye scans are two Empire are certain. It has also been cometh, when no
methods that are being experimented announced that the ICC, the first world man can work.
with in an attempt to solve the problem court with the power to try individual John 9:4
EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004 21
SADDAM ★ ★ ★
Is His Name Really
in the Bible?
BY EDDIE SAX
Listening here to his name Apolly-
Irvin try to justify on.” According to
his interpretation of Strong’s Concor-
the 5th Trumpet, I dance, Abaddon
cannot help but almost laugh in sad- (Strong’s Hebrew
ness,” wrote Politics & Religion listener dictionary, word
Bryan Russell. “It is laughable that you #11) means “de-
think Saddam Hussein is the struction,” as in
'Destroyer'. He is nothing but a two-bit the sense of utter
dictator who has been put into the dust- destruction and
pan of history. The 5th Trumpet is just having no way to Captured former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein speaks in Baghdad Sunday Dec. 14,
a little bigger than he and a two-bit flee from the 2003 in this image from television. Top U.S. administrator in Iraq, L. Paul Bremer, con-
country like Kuwait. Gimme a break.” destruction. Apol- firmed the capture of former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in a dirt hole under a farm-
Bryan, we hear you. Your comments lyon (Greek, #623) house near his hometown of Tikrit, eight months after the fall of Baghdad.
are not without merit, and in light of means “destroyer,” AP PHOTO / US MILITARY VIA APTN
Saddam’s recent capture, you may not as in fully
be alone in your observation. Is destroyed. Some
Saddam's name really in the Bible? This Bible translations simply name the 5th take a second look at this fulfillment of
is the question at hand, and it is now, Trumpet king, “the Destroyer.” prophecy without allowing preconceived
for obvious reasons, one of our most The events described in the 5th Trum- notions to cloud their ability to see and
commonly asked. pet bear an eerie similarity to what hap- evaluate the evidence. Let’s do this. We
In case you are not sensitized to the pened during the 1991 Gulf War, and will start at Harvard University.
controversy, here is the background. In the name Saddam translates into Eng-
Revelation’s description of the 5th lish as “the Destroyer.” And so— Harvard speaks
Trumpet—verse 9:11 specifically, we If Saddam, in fact, means the Dr. Wheeler M. Thackston, Jr. at Har-
read, ”And they had a king over them, Destroyer, and if the events of Saddam vard University is Professor of the Prac-
which is the angel of the bottomless pit, Hussein’s life and the Gulf War indeed tice of Persian and Other Near Eastern
whose name in the Hebrew tongue is fit the description given in the 5th Languages. He is the information
Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath Trumpet, then skeptics should at least source of a 1998 article posted on MSN’s
22 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004
Slate website, “What’s the Name of bang, run into something, collide, clash— In December 1997, I received
Saddam Hussein?” by Bruce Got- you get the idea. Saddam does all of these in the mail my Jerusalem Post
tlieb. The pertinent quote— things intensely. Weekly International Edition
“[Saddam] is derived from the Confrontation in this sense of the (December 13 issue). One particu-
Persian word meaning ‘crush.’ word is how one derives the meaning of lar human-interest story caught my
‘Saddam Hussein’ is best translated Saddam’s name as Hussein-Who- attention. It was about one of the
as Hussein-Who-Crushes-Obstacles Crushes-Obstacles or Hussein-the- very last Jewish families that had
or Hussein-the-Destroyer.” Destroyer. “He confronts you in the way just escaped from Baghdad. One of
In 2002, the History Channel ran a locomotive would confront you on the women told the story about
a documentary on Saddam that impact,” said Dr. Thackston. “It would when Saddam Hussein was being
says his name means “one who crush or destroy you.” carried by his mother in pregnancy.
confronts.” Is this consistent with Sometimes in translations, a word She was having horrible problems.
Hussein-Who-Crushes-Obstacles? will have several possible meanings, The Iraqi doctors actually recom-
Is Dr. Thackston wrong or are both depending upon which one the transla- mended an abortion. Saddam’s
translations correct? Evaluate the tor judges is more appropriate for the mother did not want that, so she
evidence below and be your own context. This man is a full professor at moved into the Jewish sector of
judge. Don’t worry about choosing Harvard and I’m not arguing. Our Baghdad where the finest doctors
the right answer. Your salvation is research shows that both translations lived. They nursed her through the
not waiting behind Door #3. are valid. pregnancy.
Here are the facts as I discussed When he was finally born, his
them with Dr. Thackston by phone German Tribune & Jerusalem mother decided to name him
in December. Saddam is Arabic. Post: Saddam “the destroyer” Saddam, since he had caused her
The History Channel is correct; it so much pain. The article specifi-
means confrontation. “But,” he ENDTIME editor, Irvin Baxter relates: cally said that the name Saddam
added, “confrontation in a particular means “the destroyer.”
way—like a tank driving over you.” In 1991, I subscribed to the The most powerful thing about
He explained that the actual form German Tribune. In an article on the Jerusalem Post article was that
of the word saddam is “an intensive the Gulf Crisis I noticed that it the Jewish Iraqi woman was telling
noun.” As a name, it indicates some- spoke of Saddam “the destroyer” her personal story, including how
one who does something intensely or Hussein. “Why did they say ‘the the Jewish community nursed
continuously. This applies to attrib- destroyer?’” I wondered. My mind Saddam’s mother through her diffi-
utes as well, like intensely bad or immediately went to Revelation
intensely good. In particular, accord- 9:11. Not yet understanding the
ing to the Arabic dictionary on Dr. meaning of the trumpets, I wrote it LUCKY NUMBERS:
Thackston’s desk, saddam means off as coincidence. But I clipped
bump, strike, knock, bash, bounce, the article anyway... just in case.
12 14 AND
While this political cartoon by Gary
Brookins of the Richmond Times
Dispatch (VA) depicts what the USA
Eagle did to Saddam Hussein on 12-
14-03, it also brings to mind a scrip-
ture–Revelation 12:14: "And to the
woman were given two wings of a
great eagle, that she might fly into the
wilderness, into her place, where she
is nourished for a time, and times, and
half a time, from the face of the
serpent." In this passage the
woman represents Israel and
the eagle, which most likely
represents the United
States (see Daniel 7:4),
comes to Israel's aid. On
12-14, the eagle eliminat-
ed one of the woman's
EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004 23
cult pregnancy. She was not dis- fit to draw from prophecy a meaning Revelation 9:1-3 speaks of the smoke
cussing the Bible but was simply that just isn’t there. For the most part, of a great furnace rising from the bot-
telling about her experiences while the Bible’s description of the 5th tomless pit darkening the sun and air.
living in Baghdad. Trumpet fits what happened in the Gulf The sun over Kuwait was not seen for
War like a glove, even to the point three months following Saddam’s dev-
The 5th Trumpet prophecy where it names the king—Saddam. astating exit as he set 700 oil wells on
explained Let’s take a closer look at the prophecy. fire. Never before in the course of
“Destroyer” is not ENDTIME’S pet Since this has been covered at length in human history has such a catastrophic
translation. It is not an attempted force- previous issues of ENDTIME, here is the disaster occurred on earth.
Cliff Notes version. Verses 9-10 describe locusts that
would come out of the smoke having
power as scorpions. The locusts are
depicted as having iron breastplates,
wings that sound like chariots and
many horses running to battle, hair as
women, faces as men.... It sounds like a
first century description of 20th century
Other aspects of the 5th Trumpet
prophecy match the events that took
place at the time. Several aspects cannot
be evaluated one way or another.
Some people may feel justified to dis-
count all that we know for sure—the
staggering “coincidences”— because of
the things we don’t know or have no
way of knowing. And that’s okay. I’m
just here to share the facts.
(P.S. Salvation is behind Door #1.)
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[ Jeffrey Dahmer believed evolution ] BY STEVE GROHMAN
R evelation 18 says that
all nations will be
deceived in the last
days. Have you ever wondered how so
many people could become so
deceived? Look no further than the the-
all along, then why should a person
modify his behavior? However, if there
is a Creator God and if we are account-
able to Him...
So let’s ask the question again: Does
what we believe about creation matter?
acceptance of abortion. In 1867, Ernst
Haeckel drew a series of pictures that
represented the evolution of every “ani-
mal” including “humans” as they sup-
posedly went through the evolutionary
transitions during embryological devel-
ory of evolution; Satan’s master plan of opment. In 1871, he confessed that
deception started at the time of his fall, Social consequences of evolution what he had done and the pictures that
and he will carry out this plan through At its very roots, Darwinism justifies he had drawn were fraudulent. It is
the endtime. racism. amazing that this false science of
In recent centuries, the humanists A pastor in Ontario once told me that “Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny”, or
have been one of the main catalysts for he was in Hitler’s S.S. Army Officer the Abiogenetic law, is still found in all
this plan of deception. Satan has been Training School. The first thing they biology textbooks and is prominent in
patiently swaying men to turn away were taught was evolution. All of many museum displays today! This is
from the truth. Nazism was built on evolution. In
One of the greatest lies Satan has per- Hitler’s own book, Mein Kampf, he
petrated is the false science of referred to evolutionary concepts
Darwinian evolution. Centuries of work repeatedly. He reasoned that if evolu-
by the great deceiver have been suc- tion is true, it then follows that some-
cessful. Most people have accepted the body is on top and others are under-
Theory of Evolution as truth and now neath. The Jews fell into that latter
consider the Word of God to be a collec- category. Does believing in evolution
tion of stories or fables. Even more matter?
frightening is the fact that this philoso- Speaking of which, do you happen to
phy has infiltrated the church. Many know the title of Charles Darwin’s first
are unaware that they have succumbed book? The Origin of Species, right?
to the devil’s destructive ploy. Actually, the title is longer. It’s The
In 1994, the notorious killer, Jeffrey Origin of Species By Means of Natural
Dahmer said on national television, “If Selection or the Preservation of Favored
there is no God to be accountable to, Races in the Struggle for Life.
then what’s the point of trying to modi- In the Dred Scott decision of 1857,
fy your behavior to keep it within the U.S. Supreme Court declared that
acceptable ranges? I always believed black people are not legal persons
the theory of evolution as truth.” according to the U.S. Constitution.
How can a person come to accept this The philosophical mindset that pro-
belief system? If there is no God, if evo- duced this kind of ruling was based on
lution is real, if we are here strictly by evolutionary teaching.
accident, if “survival of the fittest” has An example of the devastating con- A close up showing Darwin’s famed book and com-
determined the survival of living things sequences of such thinking is the plete title. PHOTOS COURTESY OF STEVE GROHMAN
26 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004
the concept that was presented to the tal to the issue at hand is this: evo-
U.S. Supreme Court in 1973, which led lution teaches that life started
to the landmark decision that “unborn from non-life and has diversified
babies are not legal persons” according (evolved) over eons of time from If there is
to the U.S. Constitution. one thing to the next. However,
Evolution vs. faith
Although The Origin of the Species was
the Bible says ten times in the first
chapter of Genesis that every-
thing reproduces “after his kind.”
to be accountable to,
published in November 1859, the con- This is scientifically observable, then what’s the point
cepts expressed in it were already high- testable and repeatable. Dogs give
ly publicized. The birth of Darwinian birth to dogs, people to people,
of trying to modify
evolution was brought about through cats to cats, etc. However, there is your behavior to keep
the groundwork laid by James Hutton in
the 1700’s. By the late 1800’s, the revo-
lutionary teaching of evolution had set
its foothold firmly in the hearts of many.
Hutton stated that the earth was
no evidence of anything giving
rise to anything other than its own
kind. Therefore, the evolutionary
teachings do not qualify as sci-
ence, but rather a belief. Science
it within acceptable
ranges? I always
believed the theory of
evolution as truth.
much older than most people believed is on our side. –Jeffrey Dahmer; convicted
at the time, based on their biblical In July 2002, Scientific Ameri-
understanding. Yet, the Bible teaches can wrote quite extensively on cannibalistic serial killer known
very clearly that God created every- Creation vs. Evolution. In it they as the “Milwaukee Monster.”
thing in six days. In Mark 10:6, Jesus wrote concerning people who do
said, “But from the beginning of the cre- not believe in evolution: “Inade-
ation God made them [Adam and Eve] quate education plays a part in
male and female.” this – confidence in evolution
All biology textbooks show charts grows with schooling...” Also, in the mised the very beginning of God’s
and graphs clearly depicting that September 1999 issue, they wrote, word with evolutionary time scales and
humans came from the same common “...top scientists are more atheistic than concepts. If the first verse of the first
ancestor as apes, monkeys, chim- ever before.” chapter of the first book in the Bible is
panzees, gibbons and others. Such illus- incorrect or has no clear teaching, then
trations clearly contradict the Bible's The final deception how can the rest of it be trusted?
plain teaching that man was created in Unwittingly, many have compro- The above is just a small sampling of
the image and likeness of God
Oftentimes, science textbooks
will state that “uniformitarian-
ism” (evolution) provides an
“alternative” and “is in contradic-
tion to the literal interpretation
of the Bible.” A Prentice Hall
Teacher’s Edition biology text-
book in a section entitled
“Teaching Tips” states: “Point
out to students that Darwin
could very easily have dismissed
all of his observations, or simply
attributed them to a mysterious
force or deity.” This textbook is
stating that students can dismiss
their science and believe in their
deity. In other words, if you
believe in God, it is necessary to
dismiss science. This is simply
not true! For in John 17:17, Jesus
says in His prayer His “word is
truth.” Therefore, all true sci-
ence will agree with the Bible,
and it does!
There are many examples,
but one of the most fundamen- Steve & Dana teaching school children inside their traveling creation museum. PHOTOS COURTESY OF STEVE GROHMAN
EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004 27
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ture. Evolutionary teaching affects deceived because the groundwork for Evangelist who travels the United States
everything about a society. It is so much this humanistic philosophy has slowly, presenting the truth of God’s Creation. If
more than “How old is that rock?” or subtly and incrementally been set in you would like to contact Steve Grohman
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BY EDDIE SAX
And they that understand among the people shall instruct many...
...None of the wicked shall understand; but the wise shall understand.
Dan 12:10 ENDTIME IMAGE
Some things we can resentatives of the
United Nations or the
know for certain. United States and the Palestinians or the to the many who were eavesdropping
We share those things. Some things can Israelis. Do you recall what that was?” on our conversation. Still, his question
only be speculated upon. We share those “I remember. At Camp David in 2000, is perfectly valid and appreciated.
too as the speculations that they are. they attempted to get an agreement on “If I’m witnessing it happening right
It was recently suggested, however, the same lines as the Roadmap. That’s now,” Baxter responded, “then I want to
that we should wait until a prophecy when Ehud Barak and Arafat met with know.”
has been completely fulfilled before Clinton for two weeks. It fell apart. They Retort: “So you think it’s a good idea
bringing it to the table. This was an never got the agreement.” to speculate and get people all worked
interesting concept. It sparked a lively “So that was not signed?” up and then have them disappointed
conversation worthy of sharing, for “No, they didn’t sign one.” when it doesn’t happen? It’s not hap-
there is a great lesson to be learned. Matt pressed on. “Okay. Now, how pening if it hasn’t been signed and we
While in prison, John the Baptist important is it for you to speculate on haven’t seen the particulars of its imple-
heard of the many miracles Jesus had whether or not this is the beginning of mentation. Maybe we’d better reserve
performed. John therefore sent two of comments until after it’s implemented,
his disciples to ask Jesus, “Art thou he don’t you think?”
that should come, or do we look for I don’t, and neither did Rev. Baxter.
another?” (Matthew 11:3). John saw the I view prophecy “No, I don’t think that Matt. I believe
signs and wondered if in fact prophecy that when we see the prophecies of the
was being fulfilled. as a large puzzle. Bible and see the news reports, it’s all
How should we react under similar
circumstances? When we see the super-
natural evidence in the world, should
we keep silent or investigate?
Matt started. “You are saying that if
We know what the end
picture will be because
we’re told what it will be like
in Revelation and Daniel, and
right to say: look at what’s happening.
It looks like the conditions for the
prophecies are shaping up now. I don’t
see anything wrong with that.”
Baxter continued, “I do believe we
are in the endtime. I think the Road-
the Roadmap for Peace is implemented,
it will signal the beginning of the seven- map could be the confirmation of the
in other places...
year... what? Seven-year tribulation?” covenant, but I don’t think we will
“No. We are saying that the Roadmap know for sure until the Antichrist
for Peace might mark the beginning of stands in the rebuilt temple claiming to
the final seven years. The first half of the seven-year period if it’s signaled be God. I don’t think we need to wait
this final seven-year period is not the through a peace accord? Wouldn’t it be until then to talk about it because peo-
Great Tribulation. The last half is the better to wait until it happens and then ple need to be saved right now. That’s
Great Tribulation,” replied Irvin Baxter. declare that it is beginning the seven- my opinion.”
“If the Roadmap is implemented, year period instead of trying to guess Jason wanted to respond to Matt. “It
depending on the terms of the Roadmap before it happens?” almost sounded like there was a little
and how it’s implemented, it could be It is my personal opinion that what acrimony in his tone. We should talk
the beginning of the final seven years.” inspired Matt’s line of thinking is that about it after it happens? We should
Matt contested. “But a year and a half his theology doesn’t agree with ours on wait until Jesus shows up, and then tell
ago you were talking of the Peace all points, and he was simply looking everybody—this is Jesus Christ? It’s a
Accord that was signed by, I guess, rep- for a way to silence us. This was evident little too late then. We have to get the
EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E JAN / FEB 2004 29
word out now.” Why does God give us of the prophetic puzzle—a big piece. region would appreciate knowing the
prophecy ahead of time if we’re not Consider the prophecy of Jesus in prophecy and how its fulfillment is
supposed to talk about it until after it’s Mathew 24:15-16: “When ye therefore shaping up.
been fulfilled? shall see the abomination of desolation, Margaret, in an email, added: “If
And yet, we all must be prepared to spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand [Matt was properly representing] God’s
answer the question, why study in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let viewpoint, then He would not have pro-
prophecy? him understand:) Then let them which vided us with the prophecies. The
Jason answered, “Nobody knows be in Judaea flee into the mountains.” books of Daniel and Revelation would
exactly how it will play out, but it’s Judea, the area that Jesus was proph- either be non-existent or omitted.”
good to talk about it now, because as it esying about, is called the West Bank True. In fact, Daniel 11:33 reads,
does unfold we’ll see where the truth “And they that understand among the
comes out.” people shall instruct many.”
Rev. Baxter summed it up nicely. “How can we get understanding,”
“The big issue for me is that Jesus is And they that Margaret adds, “if we do not have the
coming soon; and if these things
emphasize the fact that the Second
understand among prophecies to compare to current events
and [determine] why they can or cannot
Coming is near, I think it motivates peo- the people shall be the fulfillment of a certain prophecy?
ple to be ready. We could ask after the
fact, ‘Is this chip under my skin the
instruct many. How can you understand, except by
being taught and exercising your under-
mark of the beast?’ We need to talk – Daniel 11:33 standing against daily events?”
about these things before putting a chip The Bible teaches in Revelation 19:10
under our skin. I see that as the greater that “…the testimony of Jesus is the
issue and the reason why we should today. He was establishing the time- spirit of prophecy.” We believe, as does
talk about it.” frame in which the religious Jewish Margaret, that prophecy is the heart of
Jim offered his perspective. “I view population living that area would come God. When we see the rebuilt Temple,
prophecy as a large puzzle. We know under grave danger. He said that when then we will have a good indication that
what the end picture will be because you see a certain event come to pass, the confirmation of the covenant is past
we’re told what it will be like in then those in Judea must immediately and we are inside the final seven-year
Revelation and Daniel, and in other flee, because (verse 21), “For then shall window. We will only know for certain,
places. I see the Roadmap for Peace as be great tribulation, such as was not however, when a great world leader
possibly a piece in the puzzle that will since the beginning of the world to this stands in that temple claiming in some
eventually make it complete. Still, we time, no, nor ever shall be.” manner to be God.
don’t know that for sure.” Many of our present and future The wise men from the east knew
Jim is right. It could be another piece brothers in Christ who are living in that something. They were studying “Old
Testament” prophecies, history and the
signs of the times. It is probable that
they speculated before coming to their
conclusion. As a result, they did not
miss the coming of the Messiah. Yes,
there is a lesson here.
II Peter 1:19 reads, “We have also a
more sure word of prophecy; whereun-
to ye do well that ye take heed, as unto
a light that shineth in a dark place, until
the day dawn, and the day star arise in
And the very best reason, stated by
Jesus in Luke 21:34-36 which says, “And
take heed to yourselves, lest at any time
your hearts be overcharged with surfeit-
ing, and drunkenness, and cares of this
life, and so that day come upon you
unawares. For as a snare shall it come
on all them that dwell on the face of the
whole earth. Watch ye therefore, and
pray always, that ye may be accounted
worthy to escape all these things that
shall come to pass, and to stand before
the Son of man.” e
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