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The Prophetic 390 Years

JUDGMENT DAY for America!

Bible prophecy speaks out and thunders forth America Has been weighed in the balances like ancient Babylon, and found wanting. Her kingdom is divided, and soon it will be given to strangers. A mysterious, shocking, stunning prophecy in Ezekiel gives the timeline, the time table, and the warning. William F. Dankenbring 2012 is the year of decision. America will decide her own fate. The odds are incredibly negative. Judgment and punishment are at the door. Time is rapidly running out. The future beckons. Ominously. Dangerously. Terrifyingly. Portentiously. It was all forecast long ago in the words of the Biblical prophets. Unbelievers may scoff, scorn, and ridicule Biblical prophecy. But time and time again, it has proven to be unerringly accurate. And all the nay sayers will be cast down to hell, judged and condemned, for their folly, and defiant rebellion against the Most High. The apostle Peter wrote over 1,900 years ago, And so we have the prophetic word confirmed which you do well to heed as a light that shines in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts; knowing this first, that no prophecy of Scripture is of any private interpretation, for prophesy never came by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit (II Pet.1:19-21). The word of God speaks expressly about the mystery of end-time Babylon, the daughter of ancient Babylon, the world leading nation at the end of the age, which is modern day America. America, with a government patterned after that of ancient Rome, and Greece, and pagan statues, obelisks and monuments throughout Washington, D.C., its capital, is pagan to the core, and inherits the mantle of ancient Babylon. It is the daughter of Babylon, with its tentacles spreading around the world and its government on the fast track to install the final New World Order, which Hitler attempted but failed to do a world girdling empire of global governance.

16 Come down and sit in the dust, O virgin daughter of Babylon; sit on the ground without a throne, O daughter of the Chaldeans! For you shall no more be called tender and delicate. Take the millstones and grind meal. Remove your veil, take off the skirt, uncover the thigh, pass through the rivers. Your nakedness shall be uncovered, yes, your shame will be seen; I will take vengeance, and I will not arbitrate with a man. . . . Sit in silence and go into darkness, O daughter of the Chaldeans; for you shall no longer be called The Lady of Kingdoms. I was angry with My people; I have profaned My inheritance, and given them into your hand. You showed them no mercy; on the elderly you laid your yoke very heavily [wait until you see the death sentencing fruits of Obamacare!]. (Isa.47:1-6). The Almighty God will judge end-time Babylon. His wrath will fall upon His people. He says, Therefore hear this now, you who are given to pleasures, who dwell securely, who say in your heart, I am, and there is no one else besides me; I shall not sit as a widow, nor shall I know the loss of children; but these two things shall come to you in a moment, in one day: the loss of children and widowhood, they shall come upon you in their fullness because of the multitude of your sorceries [drugs, medicines, genetically altered crops and animals modern day sorceries], for the great abundance of your enchantments. For you have trusted in your wickedness; you have said, No one sees me; your wisdom and your knowledge have warped you [margin, led you astray]; and you have said in your heart, I am, and there is no one else besides me. Therefore evil shall come upon you; you shall not know from where it arises, and trouble shall fall upon you; you will not be able to put it off [all the chickens are coming home to roost!]. And desolation shall come upon you suddenly, which you shall not know (Isa.47:8-11). God is no respecter of persons or nations. His judgments are surely coming because of our national wantonness. The whole world is guilty before Him. But America is the leader in the transgression and debauchery and shameful conduct, spouting pornographic swill over the nations, spewing forth her lewdness and evil programs, deeds, and behavior. The Prophecies of Habakkuk The prophecies of the book of Habakkuk parallel a lot of Isaiah. The LORD says to Habakkuk, look among the nations and watchbe utterly astounded! In your days I will work a work that you would not believe, even though you were told. I am raising up the Chaldeans, a bitter and hasty nation which marches through the breadth of the earth, to possess dwelling places that are not theirs. They are terrible and dreadful; their judgment and their dignity proceed from themselves. Their horses also are swifter than leopards, and more fierce than evening wolves. (Hab.1:5-8). Who is this talking about? This is talking about the New World Order, the endtime world beast power! The term Chaldeans means Babylonians. The ancient Chaldean Empire was the Babylonian Empire.

17 In the end of days, it refers to the conglomerate Beast Empire of Revelation 13, which is referred to as Babylon the great in Revelation 17:5 and 18:2. It is also called the daughter of Babylon in Isaiah 47:1 as well as daughter of the Chaldeans. This is the World Empire that will cover the globe in the end of days. The prophecy that Habakkuk saw was about the Day of the Lord, the end times. The Chaldeans are the new Babylonians and the New World Order. A very fundamental part of that New World Order is the United States of America. It is a mighty military nation which much of the world detests and abhors. The world looks upon America as a bitter and hateful peoplea cowboy nation that is always waging war somewhere and trying to force its will upon other nations. This is the beginning of the new Chaldean or Babylonian Empire, comprised, at this time, of NATO, America and our allies waging war around the worldmost recently: Iraq, and Afghanistan , Libya and wherever else the spirit may lead. Notice verse 6. God is raising up the Chaldeans (NWO) a bitter and hasty nation which marches through the breadth of the earth to possess places that are not theirs. Their horses are swifter than leopards and are fiercer than the evening wolves. How descriptive of our military! Speaking of this New World Order, or Babylon, God says to Habakkuk, They all come for violence; their faces are set like the east wind. They gather captives like sand. They scoff at kings and princes are scorned by them. They deride every stronghold (Hab.1:9-10). Habakkuk even describes the leader of end-time Babylon! Notice! He writes, Behold the proud. His soul is not upright (desires not right) in him; but the just shall live by faith. Indeed, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud (arrogant) man. He does not stay at home (Hab.2:4-5). Note: Wine here is also a type of drugs (mind intoxicating chemicals, like alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, etc.). He enlarges his desire as hell, and he is like death, and cannot be satisfied. He gathers to himself all nations, and heaps up for himself all peoples (v.5, latter part). Woe to him who increases what is not hishow long? And to him who loads himself with many pledges [vast indebtedness and borrowing from other nations]? Will not your creditors [among the nations] rise up suddenly? Will they not awaken who oppress you? And YOU will become their booty, because you have plundered many nations, all the remnant of the people shall plunder you (Hab.2:6-8). Woe to him who covets evil gain for his houses that he may set his nest on high that he may be delivered from the power of disaster! You give shameful counsel to your house, cutting off many peoples, and sin against your soul. For the stone will cry out from the wall, and the beam from the timbers will answer it (vs.9-11).


What is this shameful counsel? What kind of sin is against your own soul or body? Homosexuality! Is it any wonder that President Obama has made June the month of Gay Pride? Cutting off many peoples means going to war at the drop of a hat, and invading nations where there is no real justification, nations which have not endangered us or attacked us. America never used to do this. Throughout our history, we never struck the first blow. But we fought back when we were attacked the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish American War, the First World War, the Second World War, Korea, Vietnam . . . That is, up until the Iraq War, and the Afghanistan War, and the War recently fought against Libya. Is this just the beginning? Woe to him that builds a town with bloodshed, who establishes a city by iniquity (crime)! Behold, it is not of the Lord of Hosts that the people labor to feed (fuel) the fire, and the nations weary themselves for vanity (pride/ uselessness; exhaust themselves for nothing). (Hab.2:12-13). The wars have just begun. The conquests have just begun. The suffering has just begun. The times of Jacobs troubles have just begun. The Great Tribulation is rapidly approaching and gaining momentum. The Prophecy of Ephraim Isaiah also prophesies again modern Ephraim-America. He cries out, Woe to the wreath, the pride of Ephraims drunkards, to the fading flower his glorious beauty, set on the head of a fertile valleyto that city, the pride of those laid low by wine! See, the Lord has one who is powerful and strong. Like a hailstorm and a destructive wind, like a driving rain and a flooding downpour, he will throw it forcefully to the ground. That wreath, the pride of Ephraims drunkards, will be trampled underfoot (Isaiah 28:1-3, NIV). God goes on, Therefore hear the word of the LORD, you scoffers who rule this people in Jerusalem [a type of our capital, Washington, D.C.]. You boast, We have entered into a covenant with death, with the grave we have made an agreement. When an overwhelming scourge sweeps by, it cannot touch us, for we have made a lie our refuge and falsehood our hiding place. So this is what the Sovereign LORD says: See, I lay a stone in Zion, a tested stone, a precious cornerstone for a sure foundation; the one who trusts will never be dismayed. I will make justice the measuring line and righteousness the plumb line; hail will sweep away your refuge, the lie, and water will overflow your hiding place. Your covenant with death will be annulled; your agreement with the grave will not stand. When the overwhelming scourge sweeps by, you will be beaten down by it. As often as it comes, it will carry you away; morning after morning, by day and by night, it will sweep through. The understanding of this message will bring sheer terror (Isaiah 28:14-19).

19 America has been lifted up to the top of the nations. But God says, When Ephraim spoke, trembling, he exalted himself in Israel; but when he offended through Baal worship, he died. Now they sin more and more, and have made for themselves molded images, idols of their silver (Hos.13:1-2). When our nation was humble, in our beginnings, God blessed us abundantly, and intervened on our behalf. But now we have grown proud, self-sufficient, and have forgotten God, our Maker, and Redeemer. Now we sin, more and more. Truly, judgment is coming! We are being weighed in the balances, and found wanting! The Number 70 The number 70 is significant to God. 70 souls went down to Egypt, descended from Jacob (Exo.1:5). Seventy elders saw God at Mount Sinai (Exo.24:1, 9). Ancient Judah was punished 70 years, according to the prophecy of Jeremiah (Jer.25:1112; Dan.9:2) from 607 B.C. until 537 B.C. Ancient Tyre was forgotten seventy years then was to sing as an harlot (Isa.23:15). At the end of the 70 years, Tyre was to commit fornication with all the kingdoms of the world upon the face of the earth (Isa.23:17). Ancient Tyre was a type of modern Babylon the Great (Rev.18). Does this not picture that modern Babylon, including the United States, after 70 years of warning, is about to come together, into her own, as a final New World Order, and commit harlotry with the nations via the United Nations? Notice that the accumulated wealth and merchandise of this evil system will be given to those who dwell before the LORD, to eat sufficiently, and for durable clothing (Isa.23:18). Or, as the NRSV has it, Her merchandise and her wages will be dedicated to the LORD; her profits will not be stored up or hoarded, but her merchandise will supply abundant food and fine clothing for those who live in the presence of the LORD. Jesus Christ sent out 70 to proclaim the good news of the Kingdom of God (Luke 10:1-17). The word of God speaks of seventy nations on earth. Seventy was also a number specially connected with Jerusalem (Dan.9:24). Seventy is a combination of two perfect numbers 10 and 7. Ten is ordinal perfection; seven represents divine perfection or completion. When 10 is multiplied by 7, the result is very significant, intensifying the meaning of each in the product of the two. Bullinger writes that 7 X 10 signifies perfect spiritual order carried out with all spiritual power and significance. Both spirit and order are greatly emphasized. In Psalm 90:10, Moses says, The days of our lives are 70 years that is, in other words, one generation is 70 years. Jesus Christ said, this generation will by no means pass away until all these things take place (Matt.24:34) speaking of the generation living from the rising up of Israel through the end-time prophecies leading to His coming. Interestingly from 1947, when the United Nations approved the creation of the state of Israel, till 2017, is 70 years! 70 years, or one generation (Psalm 90:10, from

20 the founding of the state of Israel till the coming of the Messiah! Is it possible? When Will Judgment Fall? God warns in the prophecies of Isaiah, The fortified city will disappear from Ephraim . . . In that day the glory of Jacob will fade; the fat of his body will waste away. It will be as when the reaper gathers the standing grain and harvests the grain with his arm as when a man gleans heads of grain in the Valley of Rephaim [the dead]. Yet some gleanings will remain . . . . You have forgotten God your Saviour; you have not remembered the Rock, your fortress (Isaiah 17:3-5, 10). We are bringing Gods wrath upon ourselves, as a people. God thunders, But if you do not obey Me, and do not observe all these [My] commandments . . . I will set My face against you, and you shall be defeated by your enemies. Those who hate you shall reign over you [those who do not love Americas heritage, respect the founding fathers, the Constitution, and despise American exceptionalism], and you shall flee when no one pursues you. . . . I will BREAK THE PRIDE OF YOUR POWER . . . (Lev.26:1719). When will punishment be exacted upon us? The Enigmatic 65 Years Another very interesting prophecy is found in the seventh chapter of Isaiah. God tells the prophet, In sixty five years, Ephraim will be broken [lit., shattered], so that it will not be a people (Isa.7:8, NKJV). What is this mysterious sixty five years? When would it be counted from? If we count 65 years from 1947, the year the United Nations voted to partition Palestine and create a Jewish state in the Middle East, we come to the year 2012 A.D.! If we count from the date of Israels independence as a state, May 14, 1948, then we come to 2013! Could this prophecy be a prediction of the fall of end-time Ephraim, the United States of America? Could it be the year we are toppled economically from our high perch among the nations, and lose our independence and lose our sovereignty and are merged into the end-time Babylon the Great, the Biblical name for the New World Order? Will another WAR occur soon in the Middle East? Will its worldwide consequences lead to the devastation of Damascus, Syria, and its ruination? Isaiah foretold, See, Damascus will cease to be a city, and will become a heap of ruins (Isa.17:1).


Isaiah prophesied for Ephraim modern America, The fortress will disappear from Ephraim, and the kingdom from Damascus. . . . On that day the glory of Jacob will be brought low, and the fat of his flesh will grow lean (Isa.17:3-4, NRSV). When will this occur? Isaiah also declared, regarding Ephraim, Within sixty five years Ephraim will be shattered, no longer a people (Isa.7:8). He then adds, If you do not stand firm in faith, you shall not stand at all (v.9). 1948 re-establishment of Israel 65 years 2013 -- year of judgment on Ephraim The shattering of America Americas own Armageddon is staring us right in the face like a horrifying specter, a ghostly image of doom! The handwriting is on the wall. God in heaven thunders, MENE, MENE, TEKEL, UPHARSIN. This is the interpretation of each word: MENE: God has numbered your kingdom, and finished it; TEKEL: You have been weighed in the balances, and found wanting; PERES: Your kingdom has been divided . . . (Dan.5:25-28). Are you prepared? Are you ready for Americas own apocalypse and date with a catastrophic financial and economic Armageddon? Turn, turn from your evil ways! For why should you die, O house of Israel? (Ezekiel 33:11). Now, therefore, says the LORD, Turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning. So rend your heart, and not your garments; return to the LORD your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great kindness; and He relents from doing harm. Who knows if He will turn and relent, and leave a blessing behind Hima grain offering and a drink offering for the LORD your God? (Joel 2:12-14). Ezekiels Prophecy and Seven Times In the book of Ezekiel we read that the prophet was told to lie upon his side for 390 days as a sign to Israel. And you, son of man, take a tile and lay it before you, and make upon it a drawing of a city, even Jerusalem.

22 And put SIEGE works against it, build a siege wall against it, and cast up a mound against it; set camps also against it and set battering rams against it round about. Moreover, take a plate of iron and place it for an iron wall between you and the city; and set your face toward it and it shall be besieged, and you shall press the siege against it. This is a SIGN to the house of Israel! Then [bound as you are] lie upon your left [and north] side to bear symbolically the iniquity of the house of the TEN TRIBES of Israel upon that side. According to the number of days that you shall lie upon it you shall bear their iniquity. For I have laid upon you the years of their iniquity, according to the number of days, 390 days [representing 390 years]; so you shall bear the iniquity of the house of Israel (Ezekiel 4:1-5). This is also talking about the times of Israels punishment! Leviticus 26 In Leviticus 26, God says to Israel, if they disobey Him and break His covenant, reject His Torah,, His laws and way of life: I will even appoint terror [the threat of TERRORISM is worldwide today and Iran has thousands of sleeper agents already stationed in North and South America, waiting to do their evil and destructive assaults on America] over you, wasting disease and fever which shall consume the eyes and cause sorrow of heart. And you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it. I will set My face against you, and you shall be defeated by your enemies. Those who hate you shall reign over you, and you shall flee when no one pursues you. And after all this, if you do not obey Me, then I will punish you SEVEN TIMES more for your sins. I will break the PRIDE OF YOUR POWER; I will make your heavens like iron and your earth like bronze. And your strength shall be spent in vain [our economic might will collapse and our military strength will be dissipated in foolish, extravagant wars]; for your land shall not yield its produce, nor shall the trees of their land yield their fruit (Lev.26:16-20). God says that He will chastise and discipline His people seven times for their sins and wanton rebellion, because they have turned their backs on Him, His Law, and His covenant! (Lev.26:18). The plagues He will bring upon His rebellious people are enumerated in Leviticus 26 and Deuteronomy 28. He declares, I will bring seven times more plagues upon you (v.21); I will smite you seven times for your sins (v.24); I also will chastise you seven times for your sins (v.28). The Definition of Seven Times What are these mysterious seven times? What do they mean?

23 In Biblical prophecy, a time equals a year being fulfilled. Three and one half times equals 42 months which is 3 years (Dan.7:25, Rev.13:5; also compare Rev.12:6, 14). A Biblical prophetic year is based on the original year of 360 days. We read in Genesis that Noah entered the ark on the 17th day of the second month (Gen.7:11), and the flood prevailed for 150 days (verse 24), and then receded (Gen.8:3), and the ark rested on the 17th day of the seventh month (Gen.8:4). Therefore, in Noahs day, 5 months equaled 150 days, making each month 30 days; this meant the year of 12 months was therefore 360 days read our article, The 360 Day Year). Seven times punishment therefore would be seven years. Since prophecy shows a day equals a year, then 360 days means 360 years. So we multiply 360 days times 7 and voila the total number of days is 2,520, meaning 2,520 years would elapse of punishment! Ancient Israel, led by the tribe of Ephraim, the dominant, ruling tribe, went into Assyrian captivity in 718 B.C. So notice: 2,520 years - 718 B.C. 1802 +1 (theres no year zero) 1803 A.D. In 1803, President Thomas Jefferson bought the Louisiana Purchase from Napoleon a territory vastly expanding the area of the United States and encompassing many future states the most incredible blessing of all time. From that point, Americas greatness was assured. But the prophecy in Ezekiel speaks of 390 days or 360 + 30. If we add a prophetic 30 days, and multiply by 7 times or years, we come up with 210 additional years to add to the prophecy. 1803 A.D. +210 2013 A.D. Notice! If you take 390 years of punishment which God decreed on Israel, and multiply it by 7 times, you come to 2,730 years. 390 X 7 = 2,730 years. 2730 years -718 B.C. 2012 +1 (because no year zero) 2013 A.D.!


Israel began to be besieged by ancient Assyria beginning in 721 BC. The siege lasted for about three years and ended in 718 B.C., when Israel was carried captive. If you subtract (that is, go forward) 2,730 years from that date, it brings you to 2013 A.D., 2013 in Prophecy! 2013 is the year the hammer will fall on modern Israel-Ephraim, and our people will begin to suffer as they never before thought possible! America is being weighed in the balances, and found wanting! The prophet Jeremiah declares, For thus says the LORD: We have heard a voice of trembling, of fear, and not of peace. Ask now and see, whether a man is ever in labor with child? So why do I see every man with his hands on his loins like a woman in labor, and all faces turned pale? Alas! For that day is great, so that none is like it; and it is the time of Jacobs trouble, but he shall be saved out of it (Jer.30:5-7). Daniel foretold, And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation, even to that time. And at that time your people shall be delivered, everyone that is found written in the book (Dan.12:1). Christ Himself declared, For then there will be great tribulation, such as has not been since the beginning of the world until this time, no, nor ever shall be. And unless those days were shortened, no flesh would be saved; but for the elects sake those days will be shortened (Matt.24:21-22). The Time of the END The prophet Ezekiel asserts, An end! The end has come upon the four corners of the land. Now the end has come upon you, and I will send My anger against you; I will judge you according to your ways, and I will repay you for all your abominations. My eye will not spare you, nor will I have pity; but I will repay your ways, and your abominations will be in your midst; then you shall know that I am the LORD! Thus says the Lord GOD: A disaster, a singular disaster; behold, it has come! An end has come, the end has come; it has dawned for you; behold, it has come! Doom has come to you, yu who dwell in the land; the time has come, a day of trouble is near, and not of rejoicing in the mountains. Now upon you I will soon pour out My fury, and spend My anger upon you; I will judge you according to your ways, and I will repay you for all your abominations (Ezek.7:2-8). God is furious at the rampant homosexuality, the brazen wickedness in high places in government and Hollywood, He is furious at the incredible drug use, the violence and bestiality, the wanton adultery and pornography, the abominations in the

25 churches and schools, the filth and degradation. He sees a wicked administration, a wicked Congress, and a wicked people before Him. Behold, the day! Behold, it has come! Doom has gone out; the rod has blossomed, PRIDE has budded. Violence has risen up into a rod of wickedness; none of them shall remain, none of their multitude, none of them; nor shall there be wailing for them. The time has come, the day draws near (Ezek.7:10-12). The Moffatt translation brings out the full flavor of these harrowing verses of judgment. Moffat translates: Evil on evil! Says the Lord the Eternalit is coming, the hour has come, the hour is striking, and striking at you, the hour and the end! Your doom has come, O dweller in the land! The time draws on, the day is near, a day of PANIC, no merry shouts upon the hills! Soon I will vent my fury on you and execute my anger against you, I will punish you for your conduct and requite you for all your detestable doings; I will have neither mercy nor pity; I will visit your doings on your head, and confront you with your detestable deeds; it will teach you that I, the Eternal, can strike! (Ezek.7:5-9). Moffat continues, Here is the day! It has dawned! Your doom appears; your sin has blossomed, your pride has budded . . . The time has come, the day draws near! (vs.10-12). Outside, the sword; inside, pestilence and famine! A man in the open country falls by the sword, a man inside the city is consumed by famine and by pestilence; and if any survivors escape, they shall all be hiding in the hills, mourning over their sins, moaning like doves of the valley. Their hands shall all be limp, their knees as weak as water; they shall put sackcloth around their waist and shave their heads, they shall be covered with terror, their faces with shame; they shall fling their silver into the streets and loathe their gold with disgust; for on the day of the Eternals anger no silver or gold can save them or satisfy their appetite. Money has been their ruin and their sin; they prided themselves upon the beauty of their silver and their gold . . . . For the land is full of bloody crimes, the city is filled with violence. So I will bring in the worst of pagans to take possession of the houses, and I will put an end to the strength on which the land prided itself, and let their sanctuaries be profaned. When anguish comes, they shall seek peace, and peace there shall be none. Disaster upon disaster, rumour upon rumour! The prophet is deprived of vision, the priest is bereft of instruction, and aged counselors have not a word to say; the authorities shall be wrapt in dismay, and the common folk shall be a-tremble. I will treat them as they have behaved, and punish them for their practicesto teach them that I am the Eternal (Ezek.7:15-27, Moffatt). 2013 Year of Calamity, Catastrophe! Think about it! Mull it over in your mind.


Could the year 2013 be the beginning of the final 3 years of GREAT TRIBULATION on the earth, during which BILLIONS of people will perish in the greatest series of wars and catastrophes to ever strike the earth? Is the divine judgment of God going to begin to fall on the United States of America modern Ephraim and modern Babylon in prophecy in the year 2013? Has America come to the end of her rope? Is judgment about to fall, sooner rather than later? Judging by the prophecies of Ezekiel and Isaiah, and the prophets of old, something devastating is coming and it begins in 2013 the year after the forthcoming national and presidential elections. All hell is soon to break loose! We have chosen the path of least resistance and wicked government, and we will pay the price in spades. We are sowing the wind, and will reap the whirlwind. Does that mean the world is on the brink of the ultimate cataclysm? Does that portend a calamitous catastrophe such as mankind has never before experienced or seencoming in the next few years ahead of us? Does this portend that once again, Almighty God will soon intervene to stop mankinds hellish madness to unify themselves in a New World Order which will lead to World War III and the greatest time of trouble the world has ever seen? Has a new Nimrod already appeared on the world scene, who is destined by the power of Satan the devil, to bring about the final Babylon the Great, the New World Order, through his political acumen, and who will fight against Christ when He returns? Gods wrath is soon to be poured out. A flood of devastation, ruin, and calamity is breaking out everywhere, and will soon be seen for what it really is the judgment of a righteous and angry and wrathful God, the Creator and Ruler of heaven and earth! Repent or Perish! The die is cast. The stage is set. The sins of the people have mounted up to high heaven. The sins of the Amorites are full. The cup of judgment beckons. It begins to tip over. America is soon to be destroyed in the Great Tribulation. The apostle Paul wrote, And then you know what this Crisis means, you know it is high time to waken up; for salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. It is far on in the night, the day is almost here; so let us drop the deeds of darkness and put on the armour of the light; let us live decorously as in the open light of dayno revelry or bouts of drinking, no debauchery or sensuality, no quarreling or jealousy. No, put on the character of the Lord Jesus Christ, and never think how to gratify the cravings of the flesh (Rom.13:11-14).


Remember Sodom and Gomorrah. Remember Noahs Flood. Remember the rebellion of the children of Israel as they came out of Egypt. Remember the words of the apostle Paul: It all happened to them by way of warning for others, and it was written down for the purpose of instructing us whose lot has been cast in the closing hours of the world. So let anyone who thinks he stands secure, take heed in case he falls. No temptation has waylaid you that is beyond mans power; trust God, he will never let you be tempted beyond what you can stand, but, when temptation comes, he will provide the way out of it, so that you can bear up under it (I Cor.10:11-13, Moffatt). The apostle Paul adds, Copy God, then, as his beloved children, and lead lives of love, just as Christ loved you and gave himself up for you to be a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. Never let any sexual vice or impurity or lust be so much as mentioned by you that is the proper course for saints to take. . . . Be sure of this, that no one guilty of sexual vice or impurity or lust (which is as bad as idolatry) possesses any inheritance in the realm of Christ and God. Let no one deceive you with specious arguments; these are the vices that bring down Gods anger on the sons of disobedience. So avoid the company of such men. . . . Have nothing to do with the fruitless enterprises of darkness; rather expose them. One is indeed ashamed even to speak of what such men do in secret; still, whatever the light exposes becomes illuminatedfor anything that is illuminated turns into light. Thus it is said, Wake up, O sleeper, and rise from the dead; so Christ will shine upon you. Be strictly careful then about the life you lead; act like sensible men, not like the thoughtless; make the very most of your time, for these are evil days. So do not be senseless, but understand what is the Lords will; and never get drunk with winethat means profligacybut be filled with the Spirit (Eph.5:1-18, Moffatt). The apostle Peter declared, It is time for the Judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us, what will be the fate of those who refuse obedience to Gods gospel? If the just man is scarcely saved, what will become of the impious and sinful? (I Peter 4:17). Judgment has begun on America, the world and on the church. Where do you stand? Choose today whom you will serve . . . But as for me and my house, we will serve the Eternal (Joshua 24:15).