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    • www.endtime.com VOL. 14 / NO. 2 MAR / APR 2004 $3.00 CHINA’S 496 MISSILES P 10 SHIFT IN MIDDLE EAST P 12 BUSH: “ROMAN EMPIRE” P 22 WORLD EVENTS FROM A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE WORLD EVENTS FROM A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE FIGHTING GOD P 26 THE QUIET WAR AGAINST RFID Radio Frequency Identification in the spotlight. Tracking everything, everywhere. P 18
    • 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? Hardly. Source: Endtime Magazine, P.O. Box 2066, Richmond, IN 47375 1-800-Endtime, www.endtime.com, endtime@endtime.com This page may be copied and distributed freely
    • P R O P H E C Y T O U R 2 0 0 4 Israel»Greece»Patmos Tour UN Headquarters in NY & Enjoy 3 Day Greek Islands Cruise 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! In Israel: 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 » U PDATE! 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! dded a second We have just a r! u In Greece: bus for this to s We will visit the home of the Corinthian church in Corinth, and visit Mars Hill in Athens ing dutie share the host where Paul preached his famous sermon concerning the “Unknown God.” Eddie Sax will er. with Irvin Baxt u to join us! be room for yo Mediterranean Sea Cruise: There may still le. soon as possib The first stop will be the beautiful and famous island of Mykonos. Then we sail to the Call 1-800-Endtime as 21st! Island of Rhodes (Acts 21:1). The next day we visit Patmos where John wrote the Book of We leave April 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, and Mediterranean Sea Cruise will be $2,750 plus tips and taxes. You can ensure your place on the tour by Irvin Baxter sending a deposit of $250 as soon Tour Host as possible. Total payment will need to be made 60 days before departure. If you have further questions, you may call us here at 1-800-ENDTIME. 1-800-ENDTIME for more info P R O P H E CY TO U R 2 0 0 4 13 Day Tour | April 21 – May 3
    • » PERSPECTIVE EDITORIAL Irvin Baxter EDITOR-IN-CHIEF WORLD EVENTS FROM A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE MAGAZINE STAFF Editor-in-Chief: Irvin Baxter Assistant Editor: Eddie Sax Editorial Assistants: Ginger Boerkircher, Liz Freeman, Dana Grohman, Craig Treadwell, ow enthralling it must experiencing the prophetic fulfillments Ray Zweidinger H have been for Simeon the indicating the nearness of the second Research: Kathy McKinney priest when he took the coming. Ministry Fulfillment Services: baby Jesus into his arms Two major prophecies speak in great Sheri Woodring fully knowing that he was detail of the rebirth of the Holy Roman Radio Outreach Director: Kara McPeak holding the long-prom- Empire just before the second coming. In Radio Operations: Jim Stigleman ised Messiah! “Let thy servant depart in this year of 2004, we will be witnessing Donor Relations: Tracey Kidwell peace…for mine eyes have seen thy salva- the culmination of these prophecies. The Webmaster: Dan Barkley tion,” he said. European Union will elect its first Euro- Layout/Design: Andy Van Engen What a spiritual rush when Peter blurt- pean president this year. Ten new nations RespireCreative.com ed out his declaration, “Thou art the will be added to the present fifteen mem- Christ!” From that moment on, he lived ber states in May, bringing the total popu- with the reality that he was eating with lation of the EU to 455 million. A Euro- ENDTIME MINISTRIES and walking beside the Messiah that pean military, currency and constitution STATEMENT OF FAITH Abraham, Moses, David and the prophets are all to be instituted in 2004. WE BELIEVE that the Bible is the inspired Word had all longed for. Besides the establishment of a United of God, that Jesus Christ is the Savior of the world, and Actually experiencing the fulfillment of States of Europe, events in the Middle that He will come again to establish a kingdom that divinely given prophecies and fully realiz- East and developments in the War on Ter- shall never be destroyed (Daniel 2:44). Those who are ing it gives an individual the distinct rorism all have vital prophetic implica- born again (John 3:3-5) will have eternal life and rule awareness of personally participating in tions. While marveling that we are part of as kings and priests with Christ forever. the divine plan of God. the endtime generation, we should not You and I find ourselves in this exhila- forget that each of us have been placed rating position at this time. The apostles here on earth at this time for a particular WHAT IS ENDTIME MAGAZINE? reveled in the fulfillment of the prophe- reason. God has a plan for each of us. In 1968, Irvin Baxter discovered the United cies about the first coming of Jesus. We Let’s not fail to play our God-ordained States and other modern nations in the Bible. He are basking in the glory of personally role in these climatic days. e also found the Berlin Wall in the Bible and that one day it was to be torn down, reuniting Germany, and that event would be the catalyst to spark an inter- national movement called the “New World Order.” On The Road These things have now come to pass. Irvin Baxter, a Pentecostal minister, began PROPHECY CONFERENCE SCHEDULE Endtime ministries in 1986 when he wrote A Message For The President, a book explaining the major prophecies of the Bible which he had been teaching since 1968. Santa Maria, CA — Mar. 26 UN — Israel — Greece — After the fall of the Berlin Wall, prophetic 7:30pm. Four Square Church, 709 Curryer, Mediterranean Sea Cruise fulfillment accelerated rapidly. The decision was made to launch ENDTIME. The purpose of the at the corner of Alvin & Curryer. Apr. 21-May 3 magazine is to explain the prophecies of the Bible Call 1-800-ENDTIME now to see if there’s still room to sign up! and to show that they are now being fulfilled in Atlanta, GA — Apr. 16 intricate detail. Atlanta West Pentecostal Church Articles focus on the soon return of Jesus 2960 Skyview Dr., Lithia Springs, I-20 exit 44 Dallas-Ft. Worth — Sep. 18 Christ, the truth of the Bible, and the need for Host: Pastor Darrell Johns, 770-944-3522 Arlington Convention Center salvation. ENDTIME does not deal with doctrinal controversies, as valid as they may be. This will be left to other publications. 4 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • www.endtime.com endtime@endtime.com CONTENTS MAR / APR 2004 VOL. 14 / NO. 2 COVER 18 TRUMPETWATCH 10 496 MISSILES: A Strait Shot for Taiwan Independence. For some reason, DEPARTMENTS Taiwan’s president Chen Shui-bian feels that 496 missiles parked just across the Straits of Taiwan represents a clear and 4 EDITORIAL present danger to the island... 4 PROPHECY CONFERENCE SCHEDULE 6 LETTERS & FEEDBACK ISRAELWATCH 8 WORLD REVIEW • Time Europe defended itself says EU military official 12 QUANTUM SHIFT IN THE MIDDLE EAST • Poll: European anti-Semitism lives on The game took a radical shift when Ariel Sharon stepped to • France backs China against Taiwan as it eyes trade deals the podium in Herzliya. He gave the Palestinians six months to • Court to FBI: No spying on in-car computers do what he knows they cannot do—implement the Roadmap. • Dean pushed 'smart card' IDs In June, he plans to call off the engagement and employ unilat- • Watch doubles as credit card • Cheney: Arafat 'torpedoed' peace agreement eral separation. A look at the prophetic implications. • Pope to receive Charlemagne Prize • Springtime for Osama COVERSTORY • The Euro-Leopard Tank 15 TEACHING MATERIALS Product Pages MARKOFTHEBEAST 21 WHETSTONE Bible Quiz is back! 18 THE QUIET WAR AGAINST RFID 25 ENDTIME STUDY GROUPS & RADIO LOG Katherine Albrecht plays the part of David. The role of Goliath is being acted out by some of the world’s most pow- 25 WHETSTONE ANSWERS erful transnational corporations. This is an ongoing story. Cover & Top: Tracked down by RFID! ENDTIME PHOTO | Bottom Left: Ariel Sharon ILLUSTRATION BY CORBIN RUNNELS | Bottom Right: President Bush AP PHOTO/RON EDMONDS EUROPEWATCH 22 “IT SOUNDS LIKE THE ROMAN EMPIRE” President Bush’s off-the-cuff comment to a high level EU official hit the nail on the head. Europe’s imminent enlarge- ment to 25 nations “sounds like the Roman Empire.” In fact, it’s the rebirth of the Holy Roman Empire, and it’s prophesied in Daniel 2. PROPHECYINSIGHT 26 FIGHTING GOD War is ugly. In the Middle East, atrocities have been commit- ted on both sides. A true Christian cannot justify acts of ter- ror, nor justify retaliation. Two wrongs do not make a right. So how can a true Christian choose sides in such a struggle? What must be the Christian position in the Israeli-Palestinian 12 22 conflict? Endtime is published bi-monthly by Endtime, Inc., 1301 South 8th Street, Richmond, IN 47374. Subscription price is $29 for 12 issues. Periodical postage paid #009267, ISSN# 1066-6885, Richmond, IN, and additional mailing offices. © 2004 Endtime, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Endtime, PO Box 2066, Richmond, IN 47375- 2066. For subscriptions call 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week 1-800-ENDTIME. Other inquiries call 1-765-962-6344 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Central).
    • » LETTERSTOTHEEDITOR LETTERS &FEEDBACK W H AT ’ S O N YO U R M I N D ? E N DTI M E WANTS TO KN OW. Warning from Catholic reader erty that did not belong to him. In fact, he had it put there in As a practicing Catholic, I do not appreciate the office of the the wee hours of the morning when no one else was around. Pope, who was and is selected by Our Lord Jesus Christ to All they asked him to do was remove it because it had no guide the faithful, being attacked by erroneous and misguid- business being there without permission. That would be like ed business and marketing strategies disguised as prophecy. me putting something on your property without your permis- Has it ever occurred to you that Our Lord Jesus was trying sion and you asking me to remove it before you call the cops to warn us that, when it comes to Israel and Jerusalem, that on me. I like your magazine but you need to tell the whole the false messiah would most definitely come from the same story (if you know it). — Pete exact region as did Our Lord? Did you not read in Scripture when Jesus said another will come in his own name and him REPLY What you are stating may well be correct. However, you shall receive. And what evidence can you offer that the court did not order its removal because Judge Moore paid claims he will be European? for it. It ordered the removal on the grounds of separation of Woe be unto the man who seeks to harm the Al-Aqsa church and state. Consequently, the issues remain the same. Mosque which was built by a Jewish man and should always be a sign of the brotherhood of Ishmael and Isaac. Woe also Practical questions from non-believer be unto any politician or banker who would dare use these I am not a Christian, but more of an amalgamation of the blessed and sacred people in a godless plot to cause another truths I perceive to be inherent in the religions I have studied. war. I am very concerned about any relationship people in I do, however, enjoy listening to Christian talk radio for sev- our country have with the group known as the Temple Mount eral reasons (which I won't waste your time listing here). Faithful, because the stability of their doctrine may cause I am curious, though, to see, assuming of course that the some problems. 'endtimes' do not happen, what this ministry will do when May the Lord greatly bless your ministry and I look for- Jesus does not show up. Will you come out and admit you ward to listening to your broadcast but I strongly adjure you were misinformed, or will you quietly disappear into the to refrain from attacking or accusing an institution that you woodwork with enough money to happily live out the rest of really don't take the time to try and understand in its fullness. your lives? I'm sure you can appreciate the irony that your — E. Faith afternoon show is contrasted with evening programs about investing to ensure future purchasing power. REPLY I believe the Antichrist will probably emerge from It does seem strange that an incredibly gentle and forgiving Europe because the Bible teaches that he will rise up among being such as Jesus would come in and slaughter the pagan a confederation of ten kings (Daniel 7:8, 24-27). Furthermore, world, but I suppose that is not my place to interpret His char- it can be proven that these ten kings will constitute a revived acter. Of course, if you truly believe what you are preaching, Holy Roman Empire (Daniel 2:44). Since the historic seat of I do hope the prophecy comes along accordingly. I also hope the Holy Roman Empire has always been Europe, it appears you have at least considered Revelation from the standpoint that the Antichrist will rise up in Europe. of Roman history. For a more complete explanation, see Lessons 5 & 8 of Under- Thank you for hearing what I had to say. Have a good day. standing the Endtime Level 1. Also read “President Bush... It — KC Swink Sounds Like the Roman Empire” in this issue of ENDTIME maga- zine. To better understand the role of the Roman Catholic Church REPLY I don’t know how often you get to listen to “Politics in Bible prophecy, send for our free brochure, “Why So Many & Religion,” but we sincerely believe the endtimes are already Churches.” happening. The emerging world government, the coming global ID, the rebirth of the nation of Israel and the many Judge Moore: the whole story other prophetic developments all attest to this. In your article about Judge Roy Moore, you failed to men- If you are asking at what point we would believe that we tion the fact that he bought and paid for the Ten Command- have been totally off base in believing that the endtimes have ments fixture that weighed three tons and had it put on prop- arrived, it is a valid question. If twenty years from now, world 6 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • LETTERSTOTHEEDITOR « government structures have not advanced, a Jewish temple amounts of money in a security wall (they don’t seem to be has not been built, a global ID system has not been imple- thinking that it is temporary), how can this possibly be the mented and developments in the Middle East have frozen in time of the 6th Trumpet? Where do you place the timing of place, then we might have to reassess our position. However, Ezekiel’s prophecy? — J. Bateman I don’t think that is going to happen. May I reverse the question? What would have to occur for REPLY This prophecy of Ezekiel 38 describes the Battle of you to believe that we are, in fact, in the endtimes? What Armageddon. The prophecy states that Israel will be a nation would convince you to become a committed Christian? I of unwalled villages. A security wall at Israel’s border would hope you will give this sincere consideration. not necessarily violate this prophecy since the cities of Israel As far as me retiring with enough money from this min- are not walled. On the other hand, Ariel Sharon has stated istry to live happily ever after, I don’t see it happening. So far, that the security fence can be taken down if peace comes to I’ve done nothing but give to this ministry, but I’m not com- the neighborhood. Either way, it appears to me that the plaining. It’s been my privilege to do it. prophecy can still be fulfilled. RFID – A way of life In the Dallas Morning News on 12/28/03 there was an article, F E E D B A C K front page, business section, discussing RFID chips and Wal- A giant steppingstone Mart. Linda Dillman, Chief Information Officer has an answer I thank God daily for your ministry. Politics & Religion has to all those opposing the technology. “Get ready, because been a giant steppingstone in my life and has led me to be change is coming. Wal-Mart is positioning itself at the front of born again. May the Lord continue to bless you and may an inevitable technological revolution, even if it means drag- many more be brought to the cross through your teachings. I ging others into a future they're not sure they want.” plan to continue to support you as I grow in the Lord and as Dillman continued, “...the public doesn't change our focus on He blesses. — Terry H. making sure (RFID implementation) happens.” Additionally, according to the article this change is going to start in Dallas! Harry Potter and the Mark Dennis Mullen, CEO of Birds Eye Foods was quoted as say- My son Nathan, an 8-year-old second grader, heard about ing, “People who cannot come up to speed on this technolo- the RFID chip and the mark of the beast. He said, gy are going to be left behind. Eventually it's going to be a “Mom...you know how Harry Potter has that lightning bolt on way of life.” The article further points out that a can of soda his forehead? Maybe they're trying to make kids think it's can be tracked from “manufacturer to warehouse to store to cool to have a mark on your forehead and when they take the a customer's RFID-equipped refrigerator.” mark of the beast, they'll think it's cool like Harry Potter.” Amazing! Praise be to God! — Angela P. That gave me pause! He sees through Harry Potter, but it's all over the public schools and their libraries. Funny how they Wasting time on Daniel 7 can have books in public school that teach Wicca wrapped You spend entirely too much time on the vision of the four inside a fictional story, but anything that alludes to Christian- beasts in Daniel Chapter 7, and don't consider the fact that ity is out of bounds. — T.C. Daniel saw what is written in Chapters 7 and 8 as the same vision. Daniel 8:1: “In the third year of the reign of king Bels- E-newsletter impact hazzar a vision appeared unto me, even unto me Daniel, after Thank you all soooo much for the free weekly e-newslet- that which appeared unto me at the first.” ter. Our family supports you both financially and through our Please consider the fact that Daniel saw the vision of the prayers, and will continue to do so for as long as it takes. he-goat and ram mixed in with the vision of the four beasts. — Gloria & family — David Line upon line REPLY These visions actually occurred two years apart. Your teachings have helped me put line upon line and pre- The Daniel 7 vision happened in the first year of the reign of cept upon precept. I can now read Revelation and understand Belshazzar. it for myself, but more than that, you have equipped me so We do talk about Daniel 7 quite a lot, but rightfully so. If a that I can help others. — Irene person does not properly understand the identity of the lion, the eagle, the bear, the leopard and the ten-horned beast, he Making a difference cannot possibly understand the world government beast of I pray that your ministry will grow and reach many others Revelation 13. Without understanding Revelation 13, a per- who need understanding. Be encouraged that you are making son cannot understand Revelation 17. Consequently, it is a difference in the lives of many. — Marianna impossible to have a comprehensive understanding of Bible prophecy without understanding Daniel 7. Right on! You guys are right on the mark, no pun intended. — Neil Ezekiel 38-39 Ezekiel says that Israel must be at peace and un-walled ENDTIME thanks you for your letters. The letters we use in ENDTIME do not necessarily reflect the views of before the invasion occurs. Since they are investing huge ENDTIME and/or its staff. ENDTIME reserves the right to edit letters according to space and editorial style. EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 7
    • » AROUNDTHE GLOBE WORLD by Liz Freeman & REVIEW GLOBAL NEWS SEEN THROUGH Ginger Boerkircher T H E E Y E S O F B I B L E P R O P H E CY. » WARONTERROR continent itself. He also said there was no threat in Europe that the EU could “like or trust Jews,” and 15% would pre- fer that Israel not exist. Bush grabs new power for FBI not handle alone, especially after it adds Just over 68% said they believed President Bush has quietly signed 10 new members in May, mainly for- Israel has a right to exist but that the into law the Intelligence Authorization mer communist states from central and government of Prime Minister Ariel Act for fiscal year 2004, a new bill giv- eastern Europe. Sharon is “making the wrong choices.” ing the FBI unprecedented power to “We don't know if the United States In the countries polled, anti-Semitic sen- obtain records from financial institu- will have forever the resources, or the timent was positively connected with tions, dramatically expanding the reach interest, to defend Europe,” he said. anti-Israel sentiment. The new anti- of the USA Patriot Act. Semitism demonizes the state of Israel. Under the Patriot Act, the FBI had to EU nominated for Nobel in Meanwhile, in Britain, leading Chris- submit subpoena requests to a federal Norway peace controversy tian clergy, including the Archbishop of judge or have the approval of a senior Ex-Norwegian prime minister, Thorb- Canterbury and the country’s chief government official. Under the new joern Jagland has nominated the Euro- rabbi have issued a severe warning law, the FBI can now acquire these pean Union for the Nobel Peace Prize for about the resurgence of anti-Semitism records through an administrative pro- helping unite the continent after the Cold and the use of anti-Israel language as a cedure whereby an FBI field agent sim- War. It is viewed as having little chance cover for anti-Semitism. ply drafts a letter stating the informa- of success in EU-skeptical Norway. Expressing their hatred of anti-Semi- tion is relevant to a national security Jagland, a member of the opposition tism, they admitted, “Britain has been investigation. Labor Party and nominated to the Nor- less affected [by anti-Semitism] than The law also prohibits subpoenaed wegian Nobel Committee, said, “The many other countries, but has certainly businesses from revealing to anyone, EU has helped create peace in Europe. not been immune.” including a person under investigation, [It] is taking major steps to end hun- that the government has requested records of their transactions. dreds of years of rivalries between nation-states in Europe.” » ONEWORLDGOVERNMENT The Bible describes an economic sys- He said the EU deserved the prize in Labor Secretary Chao: UN a tem in the endtime with unprecedented 2004 because of the expansion from 15 to threat to U.S. worldwide control such that unless a 25 states that is scheduled to take place in President Bush's labor secretary, person bends to its will, that person will May. It will include former eastern bloc Elaine Chao warned a group of conser- be unable to buy anything or sell any- nations such as Poland and Hungary. vatives that Americans must pay more thing (Revelation 13:15-18). In light of attention to the United Nations and its this, developments such as the latest Poll: European anti-Semitism related organizations, which were chip- expansion of Patriot Act powers deserve lives on ping away at U.S. sovereignty and attention. On the eve of the 60th anniversary of threatening freedoms. the liberation of Auschwitz, a day that Chao, speaking at the Conservative » EUWATCH Israel has dedicated to combating anti- Semitism, a poll was released showing that Political Action Conference, stated that powerful tax-exempt organizations were Time Europe defended itself says one-third of Europeans feel Jews should applying pressure through the UN to EU military official stop playing “Holocaust victim” games. have the world body make decisions for The European Union's top military In addition, the survey, conducted by Americans' lives without any input official, Finnish general, Gustav Hag- Corriere della Sera, of nine European from its citizens. glund suggested that American and countries (Italy, France, Belgium, Aus- Tom DeWeese, president of the European forces should be responsible tria, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxem- American Policy Center, charged that for their own territorial defense and bourg, Germany, and Britain) found the goal was to “erase national bound- only cooperate on major crises outside that 46% of those interviewed feel Jews aries”, redistribute wealth on an inter- their regions. are “different,” and 71% of them urged national scale and steer decisions on Hagglund stated that it was time Israel to withdraw from the territories. American affairs from representative Europe shouldered the defense of the Nine percent of respondents do not government to the “global village” with 8 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • AROUNDTHE GLOBE « all of us as “global citizens”. interference.” The court concluded that other foreign leader during the eight Panelist Tom Kilgannon of Oliver a wiretap would create substantial years of the Clinton administration. North’s Freedom Alliance noted that interference. “Bill Clinton did everything he could to Secretary General Kofi Anan lives “like try to put together a settlement and a king” at the UN, where “Castro is a Dean pushed 'smart card' IDs came fairly close. In the final analysis, hero and George W. Bush is reviled or Despite presidential campaign promis- Arafat refused to say yes.” barely tolerated.” es to protect personal privacy, Democra- “Kofi Anan is no friend of the Ameri- tic candidate Howard Dean, in 2002, Pope to receive Charlemagne can people, and the UN is no ally of the advocated “smart card” IDs for all Amer- Prize Untied States,” he declared. DeWeese icans and pressed for a requirement that Vatican Press Office Director Joaquin and fellow panelist, Jeff Gayner of PCs include card readers to ensure a Navarro-Valls announced that “the city Americans for Sovereignty, called for user's identity before going online. of Aquisgrana has conferred on His the U.S. to get out of the UN and to CNet News reported that Dean made Holiness John Paul II, in an extraordi- force the UN to get out of the U.S. the pronouncements at a conference nary and single fashion, the Charle- sponsored by a smart-card company. magne International Prize as a recogni- » 6THTRUMPETWATCH “We must move to smarter license cards that carry secure digital informa- tion of his personal commitment and that of the Holy See in favor of unity France backs China against tion that can be universally read at vital among the peoples of Europe on the Taiwan as it eyes trade deals checkpoints,” Dean was reported to basis of the values rooted in the com- It is expected that Chinese President have said. “Issuing such a card would mon human nature and efficaciously Hu Jintao will bolster ties with France have little effect on the privacy of promoted by Christianity. The Holy after French counterpart, Jacques Americans.” Father feels honored to accept this prize Chirac criticized China's opponent Tai- which will be conferred on him on wan over a planned referendum seen as Watch doubles as credit card March 25th in the Vatican.” promoting a push for independence. It would be so convenient if you Chirac, speaking at a state banquet could just wave your hand and pay your Springtime for Osama honoring Hu, called the March 20th bills. Well, now you can. Timex is sell- Quoting military sources, the Chicago plebiscite “a grave mistake” that would ing the Smart Pass Watch containing a Tribune has reported that U.S. forces are destabilize Asia. He added that France debit chip. Not only do these watches planning to destroy the Osama bin was attached to the idea “of just one tell time, they pay your bills. Merely Laden’s al-Qaida terror network and China”. His comment aligned France wave your watch in front of the gas capture its notorious leader. The offen- with the United States and Japan, pump or at the local Stop & Shop sive is being referred to in internal Pen- which have also criticized the referen- and...purchase paid. tagon messages as the “spring offen- dum. Taiwanese President Chen Shui- The Smart Pass watch can be used at sive.” The Tribune reports the assassina- bian has timed it to coincide with more than 8,000 ExxonMobil stations tion attempts on Musharraf seem to upcoming presidential elections. nationwide. In certain parts of the coun- have triggered the plans. American try, it can buy groceries at Stop & Shop troops are headed for Pakistan. » MARKOFTHEBEAST markets and meals at more than 440 McDonald's restaurants. The Euro-Leopard Tank Court to FBI: No spying on The watches look like ordinary watch- After analyses of the 1973 Yom Kippur in-car computers es, sell for nearly the same price and War became available, it became clear A federal appeals court ruled that the work like a debit card. Timex is warning that increased armor protection would FBI and other police agencies may not users to treat it like a debit card and be a decisive factor in the future. The eavesdrop on conversations inside auto- make sure it's always in a safe place. Leopard 2 battle tank was the result. mobiles equipped with OnStar or simi- The Leopard 2, with Germany’s lar dashboard computing systems. The (usually-ultra liberal) 9th Circuit » FURTHERMORE Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) as the general contractor, is the world’s most Court of Appeals said that the FBI is not Cheney: Arafat 'torpedoed' peace successful main battle Tank, and is now legally entitled to remotely activate the agreement deployed by 11 European countries. system and use it to spy on passengers Vice President Dick Cheney, address- The Leopard 2 appropriately bears the because doing so would render the sys- ing the Los Angeles World Affairs name “Euro-Leopard”. tem inoperable during an emergency. Council, said peace is unlikely while Revelation 13:2 describes the end- In a 2-1 ruling, the majority found Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat remains time world governmental system as that a district judge was wrong to have in power. being “like unto a leopard (Germany), granted the FBI its request for covert Cheney said that, near the end of his and his feet were as the feet of a bear monitoring. Under current law, the second term, Bill Clinton talked repeat- (Russia), and his mouth as the mouth of court said, companies may only be edly about his disappointment with a lion (Great Britain): and the dragon ordered to comply with wiretaps when Arafat who was in the White House and (Satan) gave him his power, and his seat, the order would cause a “minimum of the West Wing more often than any and great authority.” e EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 9
    • » TRUMPETWATCH 496 A STRAIT SHOT For some reason, Taiwan’s president, Chen Shui-bian feels that 496 missiles parked just across the Straits of Taiwan repre- sents a clear and present danger to the island... Taiwan's president Chen Shui-bian speaking at an army base near Taipei. The Taiwanese president told military officers that China's intentions to invade Taiwan “were clearer than ever before.” He said the Chinese military was vigorously devel- oping its armed forces and weapons. The portrait of Chinese Nationalist leader wan against a Chi- What’s in a name? Chiang Kai-shek is in the background. AP PHOTO/JEROME FAVRE nese assault. Will In a rare diplomatic victory, Taiwan Bush ever back off was recently able to get its national title from his promise to modified at the International Associa- C hina currently has 496 defend her? “We oppose any unilateral tion of Chiefs of Police (IACP) from “Tai- missiles aimed at Tai- decision by either China or Taiwan to wan, China” to simply “Taiwan”. The wan, only 135 miles change the status quo,” Bush said after victory has infuriated Beijing... once away. These missiles talks with visiting Chinese Premier Wen again. The news headline read, “Inter- travel at speeds of 1 1/2 Jiabao. “And the comments and actions national Body Accepts Taiwan.” How miles per second and thus are about 90 made by the leader of Taiwan indicate will this affect the slow but deadly dog- seconds from Taiwan’s shores. Chen that he may be willing to make decisions fight between Beijing and Taipei? One Shui-bian has decided to put forth a ref- unilaterally to change the status quo, of the world’s largest law enforcement erendum asking China to remove these which we oppose,” Bush added. Main- agencies no longer recognizes Taiwan as intimidating missiles. taining the status quo prevents the U.S. a renegade province of the Motherland. Chen’s ultimate desire is to hold a ref- from having to take a stand. Taiwan has continually defied Main- erendum for total independence, but at If Taiwan is truly a U.S. interest, land China since 1949. When the com- President Bush’s request, he has prom- which it is, then to what extent will munists overthrew the regime of Free ised not to do it. However, there America become involved? Taiwan China, Chiang Kai-shek and his follow- remains one provision under which he appears resolute to declare self-rule. ers took flight to the island of Taiwan. has reserved the right to declare sover- China looks equally determined to halt Since then, Beijing has contended that eignty: if the island comes under a clear them. Does Washington have the abili- Taiwan is under China’s authority even and present danger. For some reason, ty to pacify both sides? The U.S. has though Mao Tse-tung’s communists the island’s leader feels that 496 mis- the nuclear capability to cause unthink- never actually conquered the island. siles parked just across the Straits of Tai- able mass destruction. If she is sucked China has been vociferously demand- wan represents such a danger. into an all-out war with China, there is ing “reunification” in recent years, and Until now, Bush has said that the U.S. no telling how the world would be for- it appears they are not letting up on will do whatever it takes to guard Tai- ever altered. their demands. 10 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • TRUMPETWATCH « MISSILES: FOR INDEPENDENCE The haunting One-China Policy, the State Council, as quoted in the obliterated? Revelation 9:13-16 prophe- which has been in force since the U.S. China Daily. Zaizi warned Taiwan to sies a war coming that will kill one- Congress passed the Taiwan Relations “stop playing with fire”. Chinese Pre- third of mankind. Whatever date it Act in 1979, even now guides President mier Wen Jiabao has vowed Beijing will turns out to be, we can bank on the fact Bush’s actions. He has stated that if pay any price to safeguard the “unity of that it will be a day that the four billion there is to be unification between Tai- the motherland”. But Wang stopped survivors will never forget. wan and the Mainland, it should be short of threatening force. The prophecy states that one of the done diplomatically and not by force. We are a sovereign nation! Chen combatants in this war will have an Taiwan has typically depended on the Shui-bian, president of Taiwan, has army of 200 million soldiers. China is U.S. for military protection, but the declared autonomy at numerous junc- the only nation to ever make such a U.S. has respected the economic and tures. Now we are seeing an amplified boast and have the population to back it military forces of the mainland. Quite a effort to affirm Taiwan’s independence up. We may be looking at a political balancing act. on the global level. The IACP is an Mount St. Helens. This is a delicate subject since, in the international organization. It is also a One thing we can know for certain: in past, China has stated her intentions to the event that two billion people die, it take out 25 major U.S. cities with will open the door for global governance nuclear ballistic missiles. With no mis- to have its day in the sun. The Antichrist “ Peace and stability across sile defense system in place, the U.S. remains vulnerable to any major nuclear power, and China is no exception. The Plot Thickens Taiwan is now marching towards the Taiwan Straits will be determined by what happens in the next three months. — Wang Zaizi, “ and his regime will quickly rise as the new champions of peace. They will be embraced for their heroic leadership. But it will be the most brutal leadership the world has ever known. Whether the 6th Trumpet war begins declaring sovereignty, or what China vice minister of the Taiwan Affairs Office here and now, or not, one truth remains would call the ‘abyss of destruction’. A unchanged. It is time to proclaim the of the State Council referendum that could lead to such a gospel like never before. declaration will be voted on when Tai- If the Bible says this war is sure to wan goes to the polls for the upcoming happen, then nothing will prevent it. March 20th presidential elections. member of Interpol, the international The only sheltered place is in the name A recent attempt to put the name police system. of Jesus Christ. Proverbs 18:10 declares, ‘Taiwan’ on all of its passports in place Nobody wants blood on their hands, “The name of the LORD is a strong of “Republic of China” is another exam- yet everybody wants it their way. Is it tower: the righteous runneth into it, ple of the steps the island has been tak- possible to make both Red China and and is safe.” ing that have exasperated the Red Chi- Taiwan happy without resorting to full- 496 missiles on the wall. 496 mis- nese. What may seem like tiddlywinks scale warfare? Who will decide the siles. If one of those missiles just hap- to those of us halfway around the world game has gone on long enough and act pens to fall... e appears as a hardcore threat in the eyes on the unthinkable? of the communist Chinese. Craig Treadwell and Dana Grohman con- “Taipei’s radical push towards inde- The Day After tributed to the writing of this article. Related pendence has put cross-Straits relations What future date will become the resources from ENDTIME: “The China in the crucible... Peace and stability next “September 11th” that, when men- Threat,” VHS, one hour. “Did 9/11 Start across the Taiwan Straits will be deter- tioned, will invoke horrific memories World War III?,” VHS or DVD, one hour. mined by what happens in the next forever to be embedded in the minds of Understanding the Endtime Level 3: The three months,” said Wang Zaizi, vice survivors? What will the world be like Sequence of Endtime Events, 6 lessons on minister of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the day after two billion people are VHS, Cassette Series or Study Manual. EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 11
    • » ISRAELWATCH QUANTUM THE MID BY IRVIN BAXTER or the last ten years, it Israel. The world community knew malls, live a normal life. F has seemed that peace for Israel is simply impossible. In January of 2001, Israeli Prime Min- ister Ehud Barak offered to return virtu- ally all of the occupied territories, including placing the Temple Mount this. Israel knew it. And Yasser Arafat knew it. But Arafat said he would accept no less. Israel was unwilling to accept nation- al suicide. So the Palestinian suicide bombings continued. Israeli morale sank lower and lower. Historic speech Then came December 17, 2003. Prime Minister Ariel Sharon delivered his historic speech at the annual confer- ence in Herzliya. The Palestinians were thrown into chaos and disarray by totally under Palestinian sovereignty. It appeared there was no hope in sight. Sharon’s proposals. Still Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat Oh yes, Israel had the power to utterly He challenged the Palestinians to rejected the offer, demanding that drive the Palestinians from the land; but implement the world community’s Arabs should be able to return to terri- that was unacceptable to the world Roadmap for Peace. That was nothing tories lost when the Arabs launched community. The Jewish people could new. But then he dropped the bomb- their war against Israel in 1948. Return- continue to slog along from suicide shell. If you are unwilling to fulfill the ing Arabs to the heartland of Israel—to bombing to suicide bombing. But the demands of the international communi- Tel Aviv, Haifa and Netanya—would fear had become palpable—fear to get ty, then Israel will move unilaterally to have spelled the end of the State of on buses, go to restaurants, shop in the disengage from living with the Palestini- ans. We will finish the build- ing of our security fence as rapidly as possible. Palestini- ans will then live on one side, and Israelis will live on the other. Sharon warned that the Palestinians would not receive as good a deal if Israel were forced to separate unilaterally. Therefore, he urged the Pales- tinians to move forward quickly to enact the Roadmap for Peace. Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon speaks during a convention on security in the Israeli coastal town of Herzliya on December 18, 2003. Sharon stated during this major policy address that Israel would start its own separation moves if the U.S.- backed Roadmap for Peace fails, specifical- ly, if the Palestinians do not make moves toward peace within six months. AP PHOTO / ZIV KOREN / POOL 12 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • ISRAELWATCH « SHIFT IN DLE EAST! The dirty secret Antichrist will confirm a covenant with engagement lead to the fulfillment of The first step to implementing the Israel for seven years. They also tell us these prophecies? It certainly appears so. Roadmap is for the Palestinians to stop that the Temple Mount will be shared Sharon’s plan calls for Israel’s with- all terror and to dismantle all terrorist between Jew and Gentile during these drawal to the security fence now under entities. However, the Palestinians can- final seven years and that a Jewish tem- construction. Settlers living in Judea not dismantle Hamas and the Islamic ple will be built there. Furthermore, claim they will not give up their land. If Jihad without triggering a civil war. The Jesus prophesied in Matthew 24:15-21 Sharon withdraws, leaving the settlers first Palestinian prime minister, Mah- that, halfway through the final seven to live under Palestinian control, this moud Abbas, said that he would not dis- years, terrible slaughter would be would explain the prophesied slaughter. mantle the terrorist entities. The pres- unleashed against Jews living in the The year of 2004 will be an inter- ent prime minister, Ahmed Qurei, has area of Judea (the West Bank). esting year for students of Bible said that he will not disarm the terror- Could Sharon’s plan of unilateral dis- prophecy. e ists. Therefore, the Roadmap cannot be implemented by the Palestinians. The Palestinians know this. Israel knows this. The United States and the world community know this. Result? Sharon has said that he will begin to disengage unilaterally within six months from the time of his speech. That will be around May. He is saying that Palestinians will be on one side of the security wall that Israel is building, and Israel will be on the other side. What will this do? Suddenly the Palestinians will lose the only weapon that they have to pres- sure Israel into concessions – the weapon of terrorism and suicide bomb- ings. Once the 25-foot-high wall is com- pleted, Israel will be able to live in rela- tive safety. All of a sudden, the urgency to negotiate will be removed. What does the Bible say about this? The prophecies state that the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat hugs and kisses Sheik Ahmed Yassin, spiritual leader of the Hamas terrorist organization, at a hospital in Jordan in 1997 just after his release from an Israeli prison. AP PHOTO/POOL EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 13
    • » ISRAELWATCH Q U A N T U M S H I F T I N T H E M I D D L E E A S T ! tures with Israel just after signing the “TEMPORARY” Wye Accords in 1998. His admission ANTI-TERROR PEACE came during a rally of his Fatah move- FENCE ON Give credit to Hamas when credit is ment in Ramallah three weeks after TRIAL AT HAGUE due. The terrorist organization’s spiri- Wye, again in Arabic and again, not In the past, Israel was calling it a tual leader, Sheikh Ahmed Yassin, has intended for a Western audience. There security fence. Today they are calling it openly stated that he is prepared to he referenced the Khudaibiya agree- an anti-terrorism fence; the wall that accept a temporary peace with Israel ment – the accord signed by Sala’adin Arafat built. and a Palestinian state on the West with the Crusaders. Sala’adin was the The Palestinians don’t like it. Therefore Bank and Gaza with Jerusalem as its Muslim leader who, after this cease- the United Nations doesn’t like it. But the capital city. fire, declared a jihad against the Cru- United States seems to understand When one hears of a Muslim making saders and conquered Jerusalem. Israel’s need for it. And the U.S. holds a “temporary peace”, it is hard to avoid On numerous previous occasions, veto power in the UN Security Council. recalling the ten-year peace agreement both Arafat and other senior Palestin- For that reason, the Palestinians signed by Mohammed with the tribe of ian officials have assured Arab audi- called for a sweep left—an end-around, Koreish. After two years, Mohammed's ences that their treaties with Israel are per se. Unable to force Israel to halt military position improved inspiring only temporary truces rather than gen- construction by way of a Security Coun- him to tear up the agreement and uine, permanent peace agreements. cil vote to be followed by economic slaughter the Koreishites. In this same Israel is finally recognizing this reality, sanctions or military force, the Arab spirit, Yasser Arafat, within days after especially in light of the recent refusal nations, instead, asked the International signing of the Oslo Peace Accords in of several prominent Palestinian organ- Court of Justice in The Hague to rule on 1993, compared the historic accords to izations to sign a U.S.-sponsored com- the legality of the fence. In December, this same Mohammedan treaty. He mitment to cut funding from groups the UN General Assembly formally shared his true intent with an Arab engaged in terrorism. asked the ICJ to rule on the “legal impli- audience in South Africa. It was a Entitled “Certification Regarding Ter- cations of the construction of a wall on speech not intended for translation and rorist Financing,” it would have commit- conquered Palestinian land.” Western consumption; however, it was ted the signers to pledge not to shift Israeli officials are assuming that the captured on tape and leaked out. funds to anyone engaged in terrorism. ICJ verdict will be hostile, as is most Arafat again stated his intention to The organizations, which include social every UN decision concerning Israel. break his peace over- welfare groups within the Palestinian Therefore, Israel is rejecting the world Authority and independent NGOs government court’s jurisdiction over the funded mostly by the U.S. and matter. The Sharon government is cur- the EU, not only refused to rently preparing a legal, diplomatic and sign, but they organized pub- public relations battle designed to deny lic demonstrations in oppo- the ICJ’s authority to reach a decision sition to the document. on the separation fence. It is sending its Among the terrorist top legal advisors to The Hague, and is groups listed were Hamas, already laying the groundwork to justi- Islamic Jihad, the Aksa fy the security need for the fence. Martyrs Brigades (the Likewise, the Palestinian Authority armed wing of Fatah), the has retained international legal authori- Popular Front for the Lib- ties to represent its opposition to the eration of Palestine, and fence at the court discussions. the Democratic Front for The U.S. also shares Israel's concerns the Liberation of Palestine. about the world court asserting its influ- Hamas is open about ence concerning the security fence. The its intent. Credit is due. ICJ is not under the control of the With Hamas, and per- Israel-protecting U.S. veto. American haps with the cul- officials believe that the proceedings ture at large, peace will set a negative precedent, politiciz- agreements are ing international law and dealing a blow understood to be to Washington’s veto-wielding influ- temporary. And ence on world affairs. The U.S. is con- this realization is sidering submitting a brief of its posi- pushing Israel tion on the case, and perhaps even tak- closer to declaring ing part in the discussions. unilateral separa- The case is slated to be heard on Feb- Ariel Sharon ILLUSTRATION BY CORBIN RUNNELS tion. e ruary 23. e 14 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
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    • » MARKOFTHEBEAST THE QUIET AGAINST Katherine Albrecht plays the part of David. The role of Goliath is being acted out by some of the world’s most powerful transnational corporations. This is an ongoing story. t was early 2003 and the out- shoppers. Gillette had announced plans thy, provided no one stepped forward to I look was bleak. The war had begun. After three years of quiet research and planning, the MIT Auto-ID Center, a consortium of over 100 global corporations and gov- ernment agencies, was set to launch the to purchase 500 million RFID tags from a company called Alien Technology for use in its shaving products. Benetton was gearing up to put 15 million spy chips in women’s clothing. Other com- panies would quickly follow suit. And yet the world's people knew nothing. lead the public in opposition. The coast looked clear for a full-scale rollout. The world would be invaded by this tech- nology before people even knew what had hit them. But we changed all of that. In a David vs. Goliath style miracle, a small band of Internet of Things – a system using tiny The experts behind the system committed individuals armed with little computer chips with miniature anten- expected little resistance from the pub- more than the truth and big dose of faith nas to tag, number, and track every lic. Though their research found that 78 foiled the plans of some of the world’s object on the planet. percent of people surveyed objected to richest and most powerful corporations. Major companies were preparing to RFID technology on privacy grounds, it In March 2003, CASPIAN (Con- test the system in real stores, on live also indicated they could hope for apa- sumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering) launched a worldwide boycott campaign again Benetton that brought media coverage from as far away as Tasmania and Swe- den. The company was inundated with calls and letters from angry consumers around the globe protesting its planned use of spy chips in clothing. Within a few short weeks, Benetton canceled its plans to turn women’s clothing into tracking devices and promised con- sumers that their clothes would be spy- chip free. Other companies took the hint and went underground with their RFID spy chip plans, but CASPIAN pursued them. This summer I found a Gillette smart shelf that uses a hidden camera to take mug shots of consumers as they pick up products. The shelf had been quietly installed in a Wal-Mart store in Brock- ton, Massachusetts, just an hour from my home. When word of the trial got Benetton was gearing up to put 15 million tracking devices in women’s clothing. A worldwide boycott campaign out, Wal-Mart was inundated with cus- against the international clothing chain caused it to cancel its plans and promise consumers that their clothes would be tomer complaints. While both Gillette spy-chip free. ENDTIME PHOTO, BENETTON STOREFRONT, VENICE, ITALY. and Wal-Mart initially denied the exis- 18 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • MARKOFTHEBEAST « WAR BY KATHERINE ALBRECHT RFID tence of the shelf, I bought a disposable camera and took a few photos for pos- terity. When I shared these photos with the media, suddenly Wal-Mart and Gillette remembered the shelf, but claimed it had never been activated. As soon as it found itself in a public relations firestorm, Wal-Mart assured consumers that RFID technology would not be appearing on the retail floor of its stores, and Gillette claimed it would not be tagging any more prod- ucts “for ten years.” When we later checked, sure enough the photo-snap- ping shelf in Brockton had vanished. Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, had backed down, beating a hasty retreat from a controversial technology. Consumers had won their second enor- mous victory. Soon after saving American con- sumers from spy shelf technology, we were dismayed to learn that Gillette was taking pictures of unsuspecting Microphotograph of individual NanoBlock ICs on the surface oa a U.S. dime. PHOTO COURTESY OF EPCGLOBAL, INC. British customers at a chain called Tesco. (Tesco is Britain’s biggest super- shelves, too, disappeared. nal documents accessible on their web- market chain, similar to our familiar As these scandals were unfolding, the site. We were able to access these Wal-Mart.) CASPIAN got the word out proponents of RFID were working on a directly over the World Wide Web by to UK citizens by working for over a top-secret public relations plan to “paci- simply by typing the word “confiden- month with a reporter from The fy” the public. The folks at the MIT tial” into their public search engine. Guardian newspaper to uncover docu- Auto-ID Center (who had promised These confidential documents revealed ments and get the evidence published. that data collected through their global the Center’s strategies to “drive adop- After the resulting outcry led to spy system would be safe in their con- tion” and “neutralize opposition” to protests at Tesco stores, those spy trol), had left dozens of sensitive inter- RFID, while depending on consumer Official banner of the International Supply Chain conference held simultaneously with the EPC Symposium in Chicago this past September. This image, reading “mark, track, man- age, share” was posted on the conference website, and also on banners, posters, and signs at the event. EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 19
    • » MARKOFTHEBEAST no further RFID experiments were being planned. In September, CASPIAN turned out to protest RFID's version of a coming of age party: the official launch of the Electronic Product Code (EPC) network in Chicago. This is the event where “deputized evangelists” were enlisted to help spread the “holy grail” of RFID like a contagion to attendees. (These are real phrases, taken from actual documents and individuals promoting the event. Religious terminology abounded.) “EPC” is the official name for the RFID tags slated to replace the bar code on all manufactured products, thus turning the things we buy into tracking devices. Over 30 demonstrators turned out to protest the EPC network launch, which we planned to coincide with Gillette's “Reasons to Believe” speech. Some took time off from work and school and oth- ers drove over two hours in Chicago's notorious rush hour traffic to attend. I filed a civil rights lawsuit to ensure our First Amendment right to speak pub- licly at the event and spent a full day in Smile! As you browse the Lipfinity lipstick selection at Wal-Mart, your moving image is captured by webcam and federal court to plead our case. We did- beamed to Procter & Gamble executives who study your facials. ENDTIME PHOTO / BRIAN BENJAMIN n't even learn where we would be assembling until the 11th hour. A year ago, I felt powerless to fight the onslaught of MIT's spy chip tech- “apathy” to minimize their troubles. the tagged lipsticks, and images of them nology. What could one woman and a They also listed by name several law- were beamed by webcam to P&G exec- loosely affiliated band of consumers makers, privacy advocates, and others utives 750 miles away. Again, the com- possibly do to slow the avalanche head- whom they hoped to “bring into the panies first denied the trial, but caved ed our way? I said my prayers and took Center’s ‘inner circle’”. in the face of evidence provided by the a stand, armed only with a fistful of A flurry of critical media stories fol- Chicago Sun Times, which uncovered courage and a heart full of faith. And lowed, busting the RFID issue wide open. the story. Wal-Mart and P&G were what a year it has turned out to be! To Companies hastily canceled longstanding forced to acknowledge the tests but said my amazement, almost one year to the plans to test RFID tags on consumers. Almost overnight their focus shifted from tracking people and purchases to tracking RFID bumper stickers from www.weirdbytes.com/rfid/bstickers.htm inventory in back room warehouses, far from public scrutiny. Since that time, no company has dared to publicly attempt live RFID tests involving consumers in the United States. Any trials that had already taken place have been buried and quietly covered up. Companies have not been entirely successful in destroying evidence of their trials, however. Recently, it came to light that Procter & Gamble and Wal- Mart used consumers as guinea pigs to test an RFID shelf holding Lipfinity lip- stick. Lipfinity purchasers at a Wal- Mart store in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma were observed as they interacted with 20 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • MARKOFTHEBEAST « day after I first vowed to fight RFID, I found myself addressing an auditorium Whetstone full of scientists, engineers, business executives and reporters – on MIT’s own property – as the invited keynote speaker on RFID privacy! Truly God BY J O H N L. BRYANT had prepared a table before me in the presence of my enemies. As if our blessing were not enough 1. I _____ toward the mark for the prize of the high calling. already, the icing on the cake was being A. Run B. Walk C. Press D. Pull able to present this assembled crowd 2. Solomon’s navy brought him this jungle creature. with a position statement on RFID signed by over 40 of the world’s leading A. Ape B. Giraffe C. Elephant D. Zebra privacy and civil liberties organizations. 3. In Luke 17:17, Jesus cleansed ten lepers; how many thanked Him? (See it online at: http://www.priva- A. 10 B. 7 C. 1 D. 5 cyrights.org/ar/RFIDposition.htm) In 4. In order to see, these fell from the eyes of Saul. this document, we call for a moratori- um on item-level tagging of consumer A. Tears B. Eyelashes C. Drops of blood D. Scales products and outline a series of unac- 5. Pharez and Zarah were twins. Name the other pair of twins. ceptable practices. A. Cain & Abel B. Jacob & Esau C. Paul & Silas D. Elijah & Elisha The eyes of the world are now on the 6. In what place did the Israelites eat fish, melons, leeks and onions? RFID industry. No longer can it operate A. Egypt B. Assyria C. Arabia D. Babylon in darkness and secrecy. No longer is our band of freedom-fighting consumers 7. After the baptism of Jesus, what bird is mentioned? alone, but we have now been joined by A. Raven B. Dove C. Peacock D. Quail organizations representing hundreds of 8. By what method was Stephen killed? thousands of consumers across the A. Pierced by swords B. Flayed with knives C. Stoned D. Hung globe. God has called in the cavalry. What looked bleak last year has taken 9. What bird brought food to Elijah? an optimistic turn. We have much to A. Stork B. Seagull C. Hawk D. Raven look forward to: a few more years to 10. The Lord sent the brother of Moses to meet him in the wilderness. live and worship freely. e A. Aaron B. Abraham C. Lot D. Jonah 11. Why do the heathen _____ and the people imagine …? To join the “cavalry”, go to www. spy- A. Laugh B. Cry C. Sing D. Rage chips.com and click on “Get Involved”. See 12. In Exodus 21:6, a pointed tool for piercing the ear lobes. order form to order either or both of A. Aul B. Rivet C. Stick D. Thumbtack Katherine Albrecht’s two videos, “RFID: 13. For what organization would Matthew be working today? Tracking Everything, Everywhere” and “On the Brink of the Mark”. A. CIA B. FBI C. IRS D. YMCA 14. Such as should be saved, the Lord added to the church... A. Monthly B. Daily C. Weekly D. Yearly 15. Call me not Naomi, but call me by what name? A. Sara B. Jochebed C. Rahab D. Mara 16. Who is worthy to _____ the book and to loose the seals? A. Open B. Close C. Print D. Lift 17. Hath not the potter power over the what? A. Iron B. Clay C. Gold D. Silver 18. Will a man _____ God … in tithes and offerings? A. Supply B. Sue C. Rob D. Out talk 19. What fowl is listed as gathering her brood under her wings? A. Turkey B. Duck C. Ostrich D. Hen 20. What is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong? A. Work B. Race C. Journey D. Flight Answers on page 25 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 21
    • » EUROPEWATCH P R E S I D E N T B U S H … “ IT SOUNDS LIKE THE ROMAN EMPIRE. BY IRVIN BAXTER “Sounds like the Empire. They are found in Daniel 2 and a crucial point: the drive for European Revelation 17. unity has deep historical origins. They Roman Empire, Over the last 1,200 years, the Holy stretch back to the dissolution of the Romano,” remarked Roman Empire has always been led by Roman Empire and the memory of the President Bush. His off- two men, a political leader and a spiri- empire Charlemagne strove to renew. the-cuff comment to tual leader. This will be true of the last Napoleon tried to re-create it through rise of the Holy Roman Empire. The his Legion of Honor in 1802, which was Romano Prodi, Bible calls those two men the Antichrist modeled after the Roman Legio Hono- President of the and the False Prophet. ratorum. Hitler attempted to unify European Commission, Europe. His loyalists gave the Roman came in response to A united Europe salute. Their cry, “Heil Hitler!” was The January 3, 2004 edition of The modeled after “Hail Caesar!” Even the Prodi’s proud descrip- Economist featured an article entitled, Nazi’s SS division for French volunteers tion of the dramatic “The History of an Idea.” The article was called the “Charlemagne Division”. enlargement scheduled states, “Ever since the fall of Rome, a Whether in times of war or peace, the for the European Union strain in European thought has longed inspiration for European unification has for the re-creation of an over-arching always been attributed to Charlemagne. in May of 2004. political structure for Europe, and has In May, ten new nations will join the So was President Bush right? Is the used the Roman Empire as a model. In European Union, bringing the total unification of Europe, which we are 800 AD, more than three centuries after membership to 25 nations. This will presently witnessing, the re-creation of the fall of the Roman Empire, Charle- swell the population of the EU to 450 the Roman Empire? magne, the king of the Franks, had him- million. The economies of these nations The President’s statement is interest- self crowned in Rome by the pope. His will merge, with most adopting a com- ing because the Bible prophesies the new empire stretched from the Pyre- mon currency—the euro, and all rebirth of the Holy Roman Empire right nees to the Danube and from Hamburg national borders will be abolished. Also before the Second Coming of Jesus. The to Sicily; and his imperial seal bore the scheduled for 2004 is the election of a Holy Roman Empire is the Roman words Renovatio Imperii Romani, ‘the European president, the formation of a Empire in a modified form. Renewal of the Roman Empire.’” European military and the adoption of There are two prophecies that foretell In making his remark, President a European constitution. We are wit- the re-emergence of the Holy Roman Bush, knowingly or not, touched upon nessing nothing short of the creation of 22 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • EUROPEWATCH « Bush & Prodi AP PHOTO/RON EDMONDS a superpower that could rival the Unit- es of war would be dissolved and ed States for world leadership. Europe would live in peace. The United States dominates the The Economist boldly claims: “The The current challenge for the EU is to world today causing some to accuse the Romans and Charlemagne actually get a constitution adopted. Poland, one U.S. of being a revived Roman Empire. inspired the fathers of the EU, whose of the countries to become a member However, a true reincarnation of an objectives were the exact opposite of this year, torpedoed the process when it ancient empire is being born in Europe. war. Indeed, the founding treaty of their insisted on having the same number of creation was signed in Rome, of course, votes in EU decision making as Ger- When they cry ‘peace, peace’ in 1957.” Present European leaders hope many and France. Germany’s popula- Former attempts to recreate the to return to the Eternal City in 2004 to tion is twice the size of Poland’s, and Roman Empire had been made by mili- put their names to a new constitution. she has a much larger economy. There- tary force. However, today the mission Should anyone be surprised that the fore, Germany insists that the voting is nearly accomplished without a shot expansion of the European club is being strength of each country be apportioned being fired. The ammunition of the managed from the Charlemagne Build- according to population. Poland contin- architects of the new Europe has been ing in Brussels? ues to hold out for an equal voice. words. The weapon—peace. Poland is also insisting that the new The rationale in the drive for the uni- The “Holy” Roman Empire European constitution include recogni- fication of Europe has been to ensure What is the distinction between the tion of the Roman Catholic Church’s that the continent, which gave us World Roman Empire and the Holy Roman historic role in Europe. This should not War I and World War II, would never be Empire? The Roman Empire was strictly surprise us since Poland is the homeland the source of World War III. European political. But as in Nebuchadnezzar’s of Pope John Paul II. Many national leaders pointed out that the horrible dream in Daniel 2, the last empire was leaders are resisting any mingling of pol- wars of the 20th Century were ignited made of iron mingled with clay—the itics and religion in the new constitu- by national conflicts. They reasoned Roman Empire joined with the Catholic tion. Could Poland possibly compromise that if borders were eliminated and the Church. When Pope Leo III placed the on the voting issue in exchange for offi- nation-states of Europe were merged crown on Charlemagne’s head in 800 AD, cial EU recognition of the Pope’s tradi- into a United States of Europe, the caus- it became a union of church and state. tional role in the Holy Roman Empire? EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 23
    • » EUROPEWATCH you, all nations of the continent, with- out losing your distinctive qualities and glorious individuality, will be merged within a superior unit.” The exhibition closed with a quotation from Valerie Giscard d’Estang, chairman of the con- vention that drafted the disputed EU constitution: “Dream of Europe. Let us imagine a continent at peace, freed of its barriers and obstacles, where history and geography are finally reconciled.” The Economist summed it up this way: “If pressed, few of the architects of the modern Europe venture would deny that they hope that one day the EU will be a great power—a peaceable, liberal, law-based and generous great power, no doubt, but one capable of looking the United States or China in the eye. Mr. Bush caught an authentic whiff of this ambition when he teased The signing of the Treaty of Rome, creating the European Economic Community (EEC), on March 25, 1957. AP PHOTO Mr. Prodi about the new Roman Empire.” World leaders know we are seeing World government: UN or EU? advanced to be dissolved. A marriage the rebirth of the Holy Roman Empire. Under the presidency of George W. between the UN and the EU appears to We know it is prophesied in the Bible Bush, the United Nations has been be a more likely scenario. Such a devel- and that this will be the last world diminishing in influence. Some believe opment may be the fulfillment of how empire. It will give rise to the Antichrist that the UN has been irreversibly dam- the four separate powers of Daniel 7 and the False Prophet. aged by the unilateral invasion of Iraq merge into one global government The year 2004 is scheduled to be a by the U.S. depicted in Revelation 13. crowning year in the drive toward Robert Muller, former Assistant UN A large exhibition on the history of European unity. But this empire will be Secretary-General, known as the Prophet the idea of European Unity was staged short-lived and will culminate in the of the UN, told ENDTIME that if the Unit- last year at the German History Muse- battle of Armageddon and the Second ed Nations does not succeed, then the um in Berlin. It emphasized the intellec- Coming of Jesus Christ. e focus should switch to Europe, because it tual origins of the idea of European already has the mechanisms for a world unity. Victor Hugo, the French 19th For a complete understanding of the governmental system in place. Century novelist, proclaimed in 1849, Holy Roman Empire prophecy, see Lessons Will Muller be proven right? Will the “A day will come when you, France, 5 and 8 of Understanding the Endtime seat of global authority shift to the you, Russia, you, Italy, you Germany, Level 1 Prophecy Home Bible Study. European Union? If American unilater- alism continues in defiance of the Unit- ed Nations, then the global planners may very well be tempted to move their headquarters to Geneva where much of the structure of the United Nations is located, or Brussels, the seat of the EU. They may even be tempted to move their headquarters to the international city of the world, Jerusalem. That has been suggested since Jerusalem is the only city on earth that the UN has des- ignated as an international city under UN administration. Even former Prime Minister Shimon Peres suggested last year that Jerusalem should become the The Bible prophesies world government... capital of the world with the UN Secre- tary General as its mayor. ...the UN is that world government. The UN apparatus is probably too far » For more info check out our TEACHING MATERIALS section in the center of this magazine 24 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
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    • » PROPHECYINSIGHT FIGHTING GOD BY EDDIE SAX “Chris,” I said to our in each of our lives, we have been “You’re asking me what I would do; caller in a final act of exposed to a less-than-perfect way on a I’m answering the question. I might move futility, “I appreciate your variety of subjects. Nobody is immune. to an Arab country, or America, or live in No, not even preachers’ kids. But it is Israel under the Israeli government.” desire not to have a bibli- incumbent upon each of us to come to “So you don’t think they should have cal debate. So...without terms with these issues and correct intifada (armed resistance, terror) or any debate, I give you the them. Our Corrector is the Bible. nothing. You think they should just shut floor. Tell everyone where War is ugly. In the Middle East, atroc- their mouths and sit down and let Israel you believe the Bible ities have been committed on both do whatever they want.” sides. A true Christian cannot justify “No. I don’t think Israel should be stands on this issue.” acts of terror, nor justify retaliation. persecuting them either. I don’t think It was a safe enough question Two wrongs do not make a right. So Israel should take their land by force...” because it was obvious he wouldn’t how can a true Christian choose sides in “Well, they are doing it, and you say answer. He could, but he wouldn’t. such a struggle? What must be the you are the lover of the Jews, so you’re Chris’ scripture deflector was raised to Christian position in the Israeli-Palestin- agreeing with everything they’re doing.” its full and upright position and work- ian conflict? “No, I’m not agreeing with every- ing better than the Enterprise’s photon Andre, a Jordanian now living in the thing they’re doing.” torpedo shield. Fort Wayne, Indiana area, attempted to “I never see you saying anything neg- First, there was that uncomfortable deal with this subject on a Politics & ative about them hardly ever,” contin- pause of silence. “Well,” he began, “I’ll tell Religion broadcast. Unfortunately, ued Andre, still missing the point. “I’m you what I am. I’m a Christian, and, uh, Andre only wanted to deal with the pol- a born again Christian also. But you are I’ll leave it at that. And I wholeheartedly itics. The religious aspect presented for always pro-Israeli. The Arabs are living believe in the Old Testament and New him an irreconcilable problem. in disgusting... and you know this, Testament. Yeah, you know, I mean... it’s “If you were a Palestinian and lived in you’ve been there many times, you’ve very political and it’s very complicated Israel,” he began, “and somebody seen it in your eyes, but you just think... and I’m just saying that I think the comes and takes your house, destroys it, they’re taking their land by force every world... and I think this country... it’s pre- and you live like a second class citizen, single day and it sounds okay to you, sented in a much, much different light. So and they bring Jews from Germany and because that’s just the way it...” it just goes to show just how biased our Russia and live in your land, what “I know this is a very sensitive thing, media is. I’m sure you would agree it’s would you do if you were a Palestinian Andre, and I respect you and appreciate Jewish-run and Jewish-owned predomi- and a Muslim?” your call.” Baxter decided to play ball nantly in this country. I mean, you’ve got Andre asked a good question, but on Andre’s political turf first, saving the Gerald Levin at Time Warner, uh, you asked the wrong person. “First of all,” Bible slant for later. “The Jewish people know, so on and so forth, uh, you know, answered Irvin Baxter, “I would convert offered 97% of the land back at Camp there’s certainly a slant.” from being a Muslim to Christianity. David. Arafat refused to take it. How do Thanks for the insight, Chris. Number two, having read the Bible I the Palestinians see that – especially the Chris represents one of thousands, would know that the land was prom- peace-loving Palestinians?” perhaps millions, of church-going folk ised to Israel, so I would trust in God to “How do they see it?” Andre parrot- who have a problem. They have been find me another place to live.” ed, trying to buy some thinking time. taught wrong. At one point or another “So all of the Palestinians should leave.” “Yes,” said Baxter, not giving him much. 26 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • PROPHECYINSIGHT « The Christian Position in the Israeli- ILLUSTRATION BY ANDY VAN ENGEN Palestinian Conflict Baxter’s question was, of course, had dinner in many Palestinian homes. you, day and night, promote Israel as unanswerable. “I was not in Camp I have some very close friends who are the heroes. And Arafat always the killer. David and neither were you. This is the Palestinians...” And the Palestinians – why are they reporting you hear on CNN. But Ariel “Yeah, but I know you...” killing Israelis? But you guys don’t say Sharon,” now changing subjects, “the “Let me talk for a minute. To be real- Israel is killing them with airplanes, hel- guy who killed in Sabra and Shatilla in istic, we probably are past the day when icopters, tanks, and the Palestinians Lebanon convinced by Israel and the geography is important. This mess is not have stones,” a statement that is not United States, you guys think he’s the going to be straightened out. Only Jesus’ entirely factual. “You make it sound like hero. You always say he’s the hero, and returning is going to straighten it out. the Palestinians are disgusting people. Binyamin Netanyahu, who killed so And so...” here comes some Bible, “...if You guys so pro-Israel blindly. You say many Arabs, and they’re heroes to you.” at times we come across as sounding you’re the lover of the Jews, and this “Do you think that Arafat is a hero?” pro-Israeli, it’s because I do believe God sidekick of yours,” referring to the Rhetorical question #2. writer of this article, “says he is a Zion- “I don’t know…it’s not my job to say ist. You’re just so proud of it. What who’s a hero or not. But I’m talking about the Arabs? Are they so monstrous “ about your guy... I don’t have the radio to you guys, just because God gives show to convince people, but you guys My whole point of calling them the land? Maybe he did. Fine, do. But you guys are one-sided. You is both of you, day and fine. But that’s not what I’m calling for.” always bring a Jewish point of view to He agrees. God gave the land to the radio. The Arabs to you is who night, promote Israel. But strangely, the discussion’s should be condemned; move to Jordan. Get rid of the Palestinians, put them to Jordan, and long live Israel. That’s how you guys think.” “Andre, what should we do then?” Israel as the heroes. “ not over. “You guys should have a heart. You’re Christians, you say. Those Jews, all of them going to hell, because they don’t have Jesus in their heart. They’re not Ball’s in your court. Third question, still And Arafat always the killer... born again Christians. Am I right?” seeking one answer; none forthcoming. “You’re right,” answered Baxter. “If you love your neighbor the same — Andre, Politics & Religion listener Jewish people, however, aren’t the way you love yourself, you wouldn’t be only ones who don’t have Jesus in their talking like that. Go see the way they heart, thought the Zionist and perhaps live, and then you should say... they thousands of listeners. should live exactly... with dignity.” gave that land to the Israelis. However, “And,” continued Andre, “they’re all “If I were the king in Israel, the first do I believe they should go in there and going to hell, but you never talk to them thing I would do is begin teaching the kill? No, I don’t believe that. I don’t like that. You see when they come on principles of Jesus Christ. Palestinians believe Palestinians should kill either. I your show you talk to them like, oh my should love Israelis, Israelis should love don’t believe any Christian should do ill God, they are so wonderful. But they’re Palestinians...” to any person.” not. They’re going to hell. But you never “But you guys don’t love Palestinians. Andre has yet to latch onto a scrip- tell them that. That’s your job. You’re a You’re on the radio, sir...” ture he can call his own. pastor. The most important thing is to be “Hang on. Let me talk to you. I’ve “My whole point of calling is both of born again Christian. Not to love Jews EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 27
    • » PROPHECYINSIGHT blindly like you guys both do.” to them all: and they shall be no more two nations, neither shall they be divid- The God-Factor ed into two kingdoms any more at all.” Chris, on the other hand, is neither a descendant of Ishmael, nor Esau as is This is the famous prophecy for Israel in the endtimes. Some have said it was We cannot Andre. He is as American as mom, apple pie and baseball. And yet... fulfilled in Old Testament times – that it is not a prophecy for our day. But this divorce our- “The myth here,” he says, “is that cannot be true. The scripture says that selves from Israel won all the wars, not because the Jews are superior or anything like that. no more shall they be two nations. Israel and Judah were always two nations up the biblical It’s because of American dollars and power.” until the dispersion in 70 AD. Ezekiel 37 has never before been ful- stance, lest “Do we give God any credit for this?” Baxter asks the obvious. filled until modern times, and even now, its complete fulfillment is a work there is no “No, I don’t. Give God credit for what? Killing all the Arabs and making in progress. God said that He would take the chil- place to Israel succeed? You have to give Israel $3 billion per year. That’s why they dren of Israel from among the hea- then…and would gather them…and stand at all. won the wars. It’s not because God is bring them into their own land. God is miraculous.” specifically saying this is something He Yes, that’s what Chris said. Let’s take would do, and now He is doing it. a look at what God said. Ezekiel 37:21- During the first half of the 20th cen- Bible says he will stand in a rebuilt Jew- 22: “And say unto them, Thus saith the tury, God brought the Jewish people ish temple claiming to be Messiah and Lord GOD; Behold, I will take the chil- from the four corners of the earth back God. dren of Israel from among the heathen, into the land promised to Abraham. On God said He would establish the chil- whither they be gone, and will gather May 14, 1948, by a sovereign act of dren of Israel in their land. God is not them on every side, and bring them into Almighty God, Israel declared its state- the author of war. Satan is. But God has their own land: And I will make them hood. The following day, 42 million a plan – a plan for the endtime. one nation in the land upon the moun- descendants of Ishmael and Esau “And they shall dwell in the land that tains of Israel; and one king shall be king launched a war to snuff out God’s baby I have given unto Jacob my servant,” before she could take her first reads Ezekiel 37:25, “wherein your breath. She was an untrained, one- fathers have dwelt; and they shall dwell day-old nation of 600,000. God’s therein, even they, and their children, baby won. The Arabs tried it again and their children's children for ever.” Good de sign in the 1956 Suez Canal campaign Jacob, who became Israel, was given is like cruising with the and lost. They tried again in 1967 the land...forever. The re-establishment for what turned out to be six very of the nation of Israel will never be sunroof wide open. long days, and again in 1973 when most Jews were in synagogue on reversed. It shall remain in spite of Nasser, Assad and Arafat; in spite of the their holiest day of the year. Both United Nations and the European times, obliterated. Union; and in spite of every person, Against all odds, yes, but odds ‘Christian’ or otherwise, who argues in mean nothing to the Creator of the favor of the Palestinian’s claim on the universe. To fight against Israel’s land. These are fighting the will of the right to the land is to fight against Father Himself. God Himself. The third chapter of Joel speaks directly to all who would want to see A prophecy for the endtimes the land of Israel parted and its people Refreshing graphic design + illustration These matters are not trivial. displaced and scattered. It speaks to The Battle of Armageddon is get- people like former Prime Ministers Logos. Identity. Ads. Brochures. Layout. ting ready to be fought over this Ehud Barak, Shimon Peres and the late- Publications. Original Artwork. issue. Israel’s borders, the West Yitzhak Rabin who desired to see the Hand-painted portraits. Bank settlers, water rights, the land divided once more. It speaks to Temple Mount – hardly peripher- Chris and Andre, to me and to you. al issues. They will soon affect “Proclaim ye this among the Gentiles; every human on the face of the Prepare war… Beat your plowshares > a breath of fresh air. earth. The kingdom of the into swords, and your pruninghooks Antichrist will be very much into spears...” says Joel 3:10-14. “Assem- involved in the Middle East. The ble yourselves, and come, all ye hea- respirecreative.com 28 EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004
    • PROPHECYINSIGHT « then, Let the heathen be wakened, and It’s Judgment Day. You are naked and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: standing before your God. “Yes Lord,” you for there will I sit to judge all the hea- say to Him, “I supported Yasser Arafat.” then round about. Put ye in the sickle, for the harvest is ripe… for their Confronting tradition wickedness is great. Multitudes, multi- It’s a sensitive issue. It counters cul- tudes in the valley of decision: for the tures and traditions and rears its ugly day of the LORD is near in the valley of head in so-called Christian circles in decision.” strange ways. It’s the grand Jewish plot Deuteronomy 30:19-20 offers this: to take over the world. The noun “Jew” “…I have set before you life and death, becomes a verb. blessing and cursing: therefore choose Is it possible that even the very elect life, that both thou and thy seed may will fall victim to their own “godly her- live: That thou mayest love the LORD itage?” The answer may be found in this thy God, … for he is thy life, and the pop quiz: length of thy days: that thou mayest A famous German once said, “They dwell in the land which the LORD are nothing but thieves and robbers sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to who daily eat no morsel and wear no for safekeeping... Amen.” Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.” thread of clothing which they have not Who was he? If you said Adolph Most of the Islamic nations shall be stolen and pilfered from us by means of Hitler, then you are wrong. It was Mar- left a desolate wilderness for their vio- their accursed usury... Eject them forev- tin Luther. lence against the people who God chose er from this country... Do not grant To my Jewish friends, please under- to bring the light of the one-God mes- them protection or safe-conduct... Save stand that not all who call themselves sage to a dark, pagan world. The Jewish our souls from the Jews, that is, from Christians are, in fact, that. No true people have a zeal for God, the same the devil... Set fire to their synagogues Christian would ever persecute you, God spoken of in the New Testament, and schools – this is to be done in honor nor would they try to separate you from the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. of our Lord and of Christendom, so that your land. Not everyone who says Lord, But their zeal is not according to knowl- God might see that we are Christians... Lord shall make it to heaven. Many edge – the knowledge of Jesus as Messi- I advise that their houses also be razed who cast out demons in Jesus’ name ah. Who will be their witness? and destroyed... I advise that their rab- shall, on Judgment Day, hear the words, Yes, atrocities have been committed bis be forbidden to teach henceforth on “I never knew you: depart from me, ye on both sides. But why would any pain of loss of life and limb... I advise that work iniquity.” Bible-loving Christian want to defend that all cash and treasure of silver and When a person says he believes, it’s a Yasser Arafat? He is fighting God. If gold be taken from them and put aside good first step. Obedience and a love God is for Israel, who can be against it? Genesis 12:3: “And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all fami- lies of the earth be blessed.” Genesis 15:18: “In the same day the LORD made a covenant with Abram, saying, Unto thy seed have I given this land, from the river of Egypt unto the great river, the river Euphrates.” God gave the land to Abraham and his promised seed – to Isaac, not Ishmael. And then to Jacob, not Esau. Zephaniah 2:5: “Woe unto the inhab- itants of the sea coast, the nation of the Cherethites! the word of the LORD is against you; O Canaan, the land of the Philistines, I will even destroy thee, that there shall be no inhabitant.” Revelation 12 is a picture of the nation of Israel being protected from the dragon, Satan, during the endtime. She will be protected by God from those who would destroy her. If you are against Israel, then you are against God’s divine purpose. EN DTI M E MAGAZI N E MAR / APR 2004 29
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